Quotes: preliminary

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  • John Maynard Keynes
    John Maynard Keynes
    British economist 1883-1946
    John Maynard Keynes
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    A study of the history of opinion is a necessary preliminary to the emancipation of the mind.
  • Burt Rutan
    Burt Rutan
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    At various times over 20 years, I did preliminary designs for aircraft like the Stratolaunch. For that whole time I was encouraging us to do something that almost everyone else felt you could not do.
  • Bill Hayden
    Bill Hayden
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    Cosmoe is nearing the stage where I would feel comfortable doing a preliminary release aimed at developers.
  • Albert Pike
    Albert Pike
    American attorney, soldier, writer, and Freemason 1809-1891
    Albert Pike
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    Doubt, the essential preliminary of all improvement and discovery, must accompany the stages of man's onward progress. The faculty of doubting and questioning, without which those of comparison and judgment would be useless, is itself a divine prerogative of the reason.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    I consider criticism merely a preliminary excitement, a statement of things a writer has to clear up in his own head sometime or other, probably antecedent to writing; of no value unless it come to fruit in the created work later.
  • Lewis Mumford
    Lewis Mumford
    American social philosopher 1895-1990
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    Life is the only art that we are required to practice without preparation, and without being allowed the preliminary trials, the failures and botches, that are essential for training.
  • Paul Tillich
    Paul Tillich
    German Protestant theologist, philosopher 1886-1965
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    Religion is the state of being grasped by an ultimate concern, a concern which qualifies all other concerns as preliminary and which itself contains the answer to the question of a meaning of our life.
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