Quotes: structure

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  • Caroline Shaw
    Caroline Shaw
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    'Partita' is a simple piece. Born of a love of surface and structure, of the human voice, of dancing and tired ligaments, of music, and of our basic desire to draw a line from one point to another.
  • C. Northcote Parkinson
    C. Northcote Parkinson
    British naval historian and author 1909-1993
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    A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
  • A living cell requires energy not only for all its functions, but also for the maintenance of its structure.
  • Al Gore
    Al Gore
    American politician and environmentalist 1948-
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    A president who breaks the law is a threat to the very structure of our government.
  • Bee Wilson
    Bee Wilson
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    A recipe is not an exact formula, but it does need a certain structure. When the bones are right, you can dress it in many ways.
  • Abdoulaye Wade
    Abdoulaye Wade
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    A small child from a developing country has the advantage, from a very early age, of having access to toys which structure his mind, which constitute a sure advantage over the little African child who has never even held a modern toy.
  • Guillaume Apollinaire
    Guillaume Apollinaire
    French poet, criticus 1880-1918
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    A structure becomes architectural, and not sculptural, when its elements no longer have their justification in nature.
  • Roland Barthes
    Roland Barthes
    French semiologist 1915-1980
    Roland Barthes
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    All official institutions of language are repeating machines: school, sports, advertising, popular songs, news, all continually repeat the same structure, the same meaning, often the same words: the stereotype is a political fact, the major figure of ideology.
  • An impersonal and scientific knowledge of the structure of our bodies is the surest safeguard against prurient curiosity and lascivious gloating.
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
    Camille Paglia
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    And what do Democrats stand for, if they are so ready to defame concerned citizens as the "mob" - a word betraying a Marie Antoinette delusion of superiority to ordinary mortals. I thought my party was populist, attentive to the needs and wishes of those outside the power structure. And as a product of the 1960s, I thought the Democratic party was passionately committed to freedom of thought and speech.
  • Bob Geldof
    Bob Geldof
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    And whereas women had to fight to find their way into the workforce, men are now fighting to reclaim their place in the family structure.
  • Classifying the stars has helped materially in all studies of the structure of the universe.
  • Barry Diller
    Barry Diller
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    Companies like GE and Procter & Gamble have been in business for a long time. Over decades or a century you're bound to figure out a management structure that works.
  • A. R. Ammons
    A. R. Ammons
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    Definition, rationality, and structure are ways of seeing, but they become prisons when they blank out other ways of seeing.
    Source: Set in motion: essays, interviews, and dialogues (1996 edition), Univ of Michigan Pr
  • Brigham Young
    Brigham Young
    American Mormon Leader 1801-1877
    Brigham Young
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    Don't try to tear down other people's religion about their ears, Build up your own perfect structure of truth, and invite your listeners to enter in and enjoy it's glories.
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