Quotes: significance

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  • Vaclav Havel
    Vaclav Havel
    Czech statesman, writer and former dissident 1936-2011
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    Even a purely moral act that has no hope of any immediate and visible political effect can gradually and indirectly, over time, gain in political significance.
  • Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    Anne Morrow Lindbergh
    American Author 1906-
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    A note of music gains significance from the silence on either side.
  • Benjamin Tucker
    Benjamin Tucker
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    Almost the only persons who may be said to comprehend even approximately the significance, principles, and purposes of Socialism are the chief leaders of the extreme wings of the Socialistic forces, and perhaps a few of the money kings themselves.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    Any important disease whose causality is murky, and for which treatment is ineffectual, tends to be awash in significance.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Art teaches nothing, except the significance of life.
  • Don't throw away your friendship with your teenager over behavior that has no great moral significance. There will be plenty of real issues that require you to stand like a rock. Save your big guns for those crucial confrontations.
  • Norman Vincent Peale
    Norman Vincent Peale
    American minister and author 1898-1993
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    Enthusiasm releases the drive to carry you over obstacles and adds significance to all you do.
  • Albert Einstein
    Albert Einstein
    German - American physicist 1879-1955
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    Formal symbolic representation of qualitative entities is doomed to its rightful place of minor significance in a world where flowers and beautiful women abound.
  • Pablo Casals
    Pablo Casals
    Spanish cellist, composer, and conductor 1876-1973
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    I feel the capacity to care is the thing which gives life its deepest significance.
  • Bill Haslam
    Bill Haslam
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    If we believe that the Bible is the inspired Word of God, then we shouldn't be recognizing it only as a book of historical and economic significance.
  • Andrew Grove
    Andrew Grove
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    Just as we could have rode into the sunset, along came the Internet, and it tripled the significance of the PC.
  • Barbara Olson
    Barbara Olson
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    Of all presidential perks, the pardon power has a special significance. It is just the kind of authority that would attract the special attention of someone obsessed with himself and his own ability to influence events.
  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    Of what significance are the things you can forget.
  • Aristotle
    Aristotle
    Greek philosopher 384 BC - 322 BC
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    The aim of art is to represent not the outward appearance of things, but their inward significance.
  • Barry Sanders
    Barry Sanders
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    The game is the ultimate significance to me because it is so important to a lot of people. It has left a mark on our culture to be voted as one of the best to ever play.
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