Quotes: recognize

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  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    A good compromise, a good piece of legislation, is like a good sentence; or a good piece of music. Everybody can recognize it. They say, 'Huh. It works. It makes sense.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    A man has as many social selves as there are individuals who recognize him.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    A man has his distinctive personal scent which his wife, his children and his dog can recognize. A crowd has a generalized stink. The public is odorless.
  • Bruce Catton
    Bruce Catton
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    Abraham Lincoln was not all brooding and melancholy and patient understanding. There was a hard core in him, and plenty of toughness. He could recognize a revolutionary situation when he saw one, and he could act fast and ruthlessly to meet it.
  • After 'The Matrix,' I cannot wear sunglasses. As soon as I put them on, people recognize me.
  • Bobby Jindal
    Bobby Jindal
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    Anybody who spends time off of Louisiana's shores can recognize that these oysters are not endangered. To classify them as such risks great harm to not only fishermen who make their living collecting oysters in the Gulf, but also to Louisiana's economy in total.
  • André Gide
    André Gide
    French writer 1869-1951
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    Are you then unable to recognize unless it has the same sound as yours?
  • Oscar Wilde
    Oscar Wilde
    Irish writer 1854-1900
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    As one knows the poet by his fine music, so one can recognize the liar by his rich rhythmic utterance, and in neither case will the casual inspiration of the moment suffice. Here, as elsewhere, practice must precede perfection.
  • Brad Sherman
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    As we talk about the need to foster academic achievement, we must recognize and reward those who strive academically, just as we honor athletic champions. Meeting the President of the United States is just the honor we should bestow on our academic champions.
  • Ben Carson
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    Before this country came on the scene, for thousands of years people did things the same way. Within 200 years of the advent of this nation, men were walking on the moon, and I want us to recognize this is the kind of people that we are. We're creative with a lot of ingenuity and a lot of energy.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    Being a Jew, one learns to believe in the reality of cruelty and one learns to recognize indifference to human suffering as a fact.
  • Audre Lorde
    Audre Lorde
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    Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
  • Beah Richards
    Beah Richards
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    Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people?
  • Audre Lorde
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    But, on the other hand, I get bored with racism too and recognize that there are still many things to be said about a Black person and a White person loving each other in a racist society.
  • Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
    Swiss philosopher and poet 1821-1881
    Henri-Frédéric Amiel
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    Clever people will recognize and tolerate nothing but cleverness.
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