Quotes: reconstruction

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  • Edith Hamilton
    Edith Hamilton
    American educator and author 1867-1963
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    A people's literature is the great textbook for real knowledge of them. The writings of the day show the quality of the people as no historical reconstruction can.
  • Charles Horton Cooley
    Charles Horton Cooley
    American sociologist 1864-1929
    Charles Horton Cooley
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    Institutions - government, churches, industries, and the like - have properly no other function than to contribute to human freedom; and in so far as they fail, on the whole, to perform this function, they are wrong and need reconstruction.
  • George F. Will
    George F. Will
    American columnist 1941-
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    Modern man's capacity for destruction is quixotic evidence of humanity's capacity for reconstruction. The powerful technological agents we have unleashed against the environment include many of the agents we require for its reconstruction.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    To put it boldly, it is the attempt at a posterior reconstruction of existence by the process of conceptualization.
  • Want is one only of five giants on the road of reconstruction; the others are Disease, Ignorance, Squalor, and Idleness.
  • Umberto Eco
    Umberto Eco
    Italian writer 1932 -
    Umberto Eco
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    We are always remaking history. Our memory is always an interpretive reconstruction of the past, so is perspective.
  • Bhagat Singh
    Bhagat Singh
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    We must make it clear that revolution does not merely mean an upheaval or a sanguinary strife. Revolution necessarily implies the programme of systematic reconstruction of society on new and better adapted basis after complete destruction of the existing state of affairs (i.e., regime).
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