Quotes: recognition

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  • Franklin D. Roosevelt
    Franklin D. Roosevelt
    American statesman 1882-1945
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    No democracy can long survive which does not accept as fundamental to its very existence the recognition of the rights of minorities.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    A name pronounced is the recognition of the individual to whom it belongs. He who can pronounce my name aright, he can call me, and is entitled to my love and service.
  • Cary Grant
    Cary Grant
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    Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings.
  • Alfred N. Whitehead
    Alfred N. Whitehead
    English philosopher and mathematician 1861-1947
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    Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
  • David Herbert Lawrence
    David Herbert Lawrence
    English writer 1885-1930
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    Design in art, is a recognition of the relation between various things, various elements in the creative flux. You can't invent a design. You recognize it, in the fourth dimension. That is, with your blood and your bones, as well as with your eyes.
  • Abraham Lincoln
    Abraham Lincoln
    American statesman 1809-1865
    Abraham Lincoln
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    Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
  • Paul J. Meyer
    Paul J. Meyer
    American businessman and business consultant 1928-
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    Enter every activity without giving mental recognition to the possibility of defeat. Concentrate on your strengths, instead of your weaknesses... on your powers, instead of your problems.
  • Alice Hamilton
    Alice Hamilton
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    Every article I wrote in those days, every speech I made, is full of pleading for the recognition of lead poisoning as a real and serious medical problem.
  • Jean Rostand
    Jean Rostand
    French writer 1897-1977
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    Greatness, in order to gain recognition, must all too often consent to ape greatness.
  • Thomas Taylor
    Thomas Taylor
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    I am pretty sure that we err in treating these sayings as paradoxes. It would be nearer the truth to say that it is life itself which is paradoxical and that the sayings of Jesus are simply a recognition of that fact.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
  • Billie Jean King
    Billie Jean King
    American tennis player 1943-
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    I will tell you King's First Law of Recognition: You never get it when you want it, and then when it comes, you get too much.
    Source: Billie Jean
  • Al Pacino
    Al Pacino
    American actor and filmmaker 1940-
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    I've never liked the recognition, the questions, the publicity. I have often felt like running away and hiding.
  • Ben Carson
    Ben Carson
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    If we can take young people who excel at the highest levels, put them on the same kind of pedestal as the all-state basketball player and the all-state football player, and begin to get the same kind of recognition, it will have a profound effect, and we are finding that it does.
  • Henry van Dyke
    Henry van Dyke
    American Protestant Clergyman and Writer 1852--1933
    Henry van Dyke
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    In the progress of personality, first comes a declaration of independence, then a recognition of interdependence.
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