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English novelist and screenwriter 1948-
By measuring individual human worth, the novelist reveals the full enormity of the State's crime when it sets out to crush that individuality.
Algerian politician 1937-
If the lives of men can be measured in terms of years, ideologies in decades, and nations in centuries, then the unit measuring civilizations, born of the interaction among peoples, would be the millennium.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
American poet 1819-1892
Morality without religion is only a kind of dead reckoning - an endeavor to find our place on a cloudy sea by measuring the distance we have run, but without any observation of the heavenly bodies.
Canadian architect and urban 1924-2009
Our incapacity to comprehend other cultures stems from our insistence on measuring things in our own terms.
American novelist 1914-1986
Prufrock had measured out his life with measuring spoons; Dubin, in books resurrecting the lives of others.
Aaron C. Brown
American finance practitioner 1956-
There's no way to know how good a player you are except by measuring against others.Source: The Poker Face of Wall Street (2006) Ch. 3
American professional baseball player 1981-
We are just so thankful that Christ does not measure us by what we do. God is not measuring us by that, He is measuring us by our faith in Christ.
French painter and sculptor 1901-1985
What culture lacks is the taste for anonymous, innumerable germination. Culture is smitten with counting and measuring; it feels out of place and uncomfortable with the innumerable; its efforts tend, on the contrary, to limit the numbers in all domains; it tries to count on its fingers.
Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
Art is not the application of a canon of beauty but what the instinct and the brain can conceive beyond any canon. When we love a woman we don't start measuring her limbs.
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