Quotes: methods

Quotes 31 till 45 of 50.

  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    The dignity of the artist lies in his duty of keeping awake the sense of wonder in the world. In this long vigil he often has to vary his methods of stimulation; but in this long vigil he is also himself striving against a continual tendency to sleep.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    The effectiveness of political and religious propaganda depends upon the methods employed, not upon the doctrines taught. These doctrines may be true or false, wholesome or pernicious it makes little or no difference.
  • Henry George
    Henry George
    American political economist and journalist 1839-1897
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    The methods by which a trade union can alone act, are necessarily destructive; its organization is necessarily tyrannical.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
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    The methods of peaceful protests are not capable of being effective, because in reality most people pay little attention to things that are not abrasive.
  • Barry Commoner
    Barry Commoner
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    The methods that EPA introduced after 1970 to reduce air-pollutant emissions worked for a while, but over time have become progressively less effective.
  • Benjamin Spock
    Benjamin Spock
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    The more people have studied different methods of bringing up children the more they have come to the conclusion that what good mother and fathers instinctively feel like doing for their babies is the best after all.
  • Karl Marx
    Karl Marx
    German economist and statephilospher 1818-1883
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    The policy of Russia is changeless. Its methods, its tactics, its maneuvers may change, but the polar star of its policy, world domination, is a fixed star. [About Russia]
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    The reading public is intellectually adolescent at best, and it is obvious that what is called ''significant literature'' will only be sold to this public by exactly the same methods as are used to sell it toothpaste, cathartics and automobiles.
  • George Bernard Shaw
    George Bernard Shaw
    Irish-English writer and critic 1856-1950
    George Bernard Shaw
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    The test to which all methods of treatment are finally brought is whether they are lucrative to doctors or not.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    There are many definite methods, honest and dishonest, which make people rich; the only ''instinct'' I know of which does it is that instinct which theological Christianity crudely describes as ''the sin of avarice.''
  • Confucius
    Confucius
    Chinese philosopher 551 BC - 479 BC
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    There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky
    Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
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    There is a limit to the application of democratic methods. You can inquire of all the passengers as to what type of car they like to ride in, but it is impossible to question them as to whether to apply the brakes when the train is at full speed and accident threatens.
  • Frantz Fanon
    Frantz Fanon
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    There is a point at which methods devour themselves.
  • There is one thing even more vital to science than intelligent methods; and that is, the sincere desire to find out the truth, whatever it may be.
  • Claude M. Bristol
    Claude M. Bristol
    American writer 1891-1951
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    These repetitive words and phrases are merely methods of convincing the subconscious mind.