Quotes by 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.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion. General recognition of this fact is shown in the proverbial phrase ''It is the busiest man who has time to spare.''
  • 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.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
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    Admiration: Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
    Source: The Devil's Dictionary
  • Cary Grant
    Cary Grant
    English-born American actor 1904-1986
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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.
  • Simone Weil
    Simone Weil
    French philosopher 1909-1943
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    Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.
  • Alice Hamilton
    Alice Hamilton
    American physician, research scientist, and author 1869-1970
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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.
  • 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.
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