Quotes: reference

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  • Carlton Cuse
    Carlton Cuse
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    'Brisco' was the first show I created, and of course, at the time I had no idea what a special experience it was because I didn't have a frame of reference. After it was over I was like, 'Damn. Shoot. That was something special.' I'm still upset that it got cancelled.
  • Arthur Erickson
    Arthur Erickson
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    After 1980, you never heard reference to space again. Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism, became the focus of design. Space disappeared.
  • Benjamin Whorf
    Benjamin Whorf
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    At the same time, new concepts and abstractions flow into the picture, taking up the task of describing the universe without reference to such time or space - abstractions for which our language lacks adequate terms.
  • Albert Schweitzer
    Albert Schweitzer
    German theologian and doctor 1875-1965
    Albert Schweitzer
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    Everything deep is also simple and can be reproduced simply as long as its reference to the whole truth is maintained. But what matters is not what is witty but what is true.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    If I had no duties, and no reference to futurity, I would spend my life in driving briskly in a post-chaise with a pretty woman.
  • Asa Hutchinson
    Asa Hutchinson
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    In reference to Cat Stevens, it is very, very important we have accurate information on our terrorist watch list and our no fly list and that you have a remedy.
  • Adam Clarke
    Adam Clarke
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    Many talk much, and indeed well, of what Christ has done for us: but how little is spoken of what he is to do in us! and yet all that he has done for us is in reference to what he is to do in us.
  • A. P. Herbert
    A. P. Herbert
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    People must not do things for fun. We are not here for fun. There is no reference to fun in any act of Parliament.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference.
  • Principles and rules are intended to provide a thinking man with a frame of reference.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Ben Goldacre
    Ben Goldacre
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    Science has authority, not because of white coats, or titles, but because of precision and transparency: you explain your theory, set out your evidence, and reference the studies that support your case.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
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    Sir, allusion has been made, in an early stage of this debate, to the history of the excitement which once pervaded a considerable part of the country, in reference to the transportation of the mails on the Lord's day.
  • Caleb Cushing
    Caleb Cushing
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    The proceedings of this House in 1790, in reference to petitions on the matter of the slave trade, and of slavery in the States, have been cited. It has been said that those petitions were not received.
  • Allen Ginsberg
    Allen Ginsberg
    American poet 1926-
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    Ultimately Warhol's private moral reference was to the supreme kitsch of the Catholic church.
  • Angelo Scola
    Angelo Scola
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    We show deference to the civil authorities when they respect the divine origin of their power and when they serve the people with objective reference to the law of God.
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