Quotes: symbolic

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  • Ali vs. Stevenson would have served as a symbolic battle between the United States and Cuba, capitalism and communism: Castro's values instilled in his boxers pitted against the values of 'merchandise' boxers from the rest of the world.
  • Castro always used the boxers as a symbolic war against American values to demonstrate that they fight for something more than money.
  • 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.
  • Anish Kapoor
    Anish Kapoor
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    I feel the symbolic world is the nub of a problem for an artist.
  • Caitlin Moran
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    If every woman who's had an abortion took tomorrow off in protest, America would grind to a halt. And that would be symbolic: because women grind to a halt if they are not in control of their fertility.
  • Norman Thomas
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    If you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag, wash it.
  • In a novel, my feelings and sense of outrage can find a broader means of expression which would be more symbolic and applicable to many European countries.
  • Ben Shapiro
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    It is no wonder that advocates of Obamacare blindly push forward with their agenda to force religious Americans to violate their own precepts: in the war between the state and the individual, religion is on the side of the individual and his or her relationship with God. That is why symbolic prayer matters. It is symbolic.
  • Anish Kapoor
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    One can hardly be Indian and not know that almost every accent, which hand you eat your food with, has some deeper symbolic truth, reality.
  • Andrea Dworkin
    Andrea Dworkin
    American radical feminist and writer 1946-2005
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    Poetry, the genre of purest beauty, was born of a truncated woman: her head severed from her body with a sword, a symbolic penis.
  • Alex Haley
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    Roots is not just a saga of my family. It is the symbolic saga of a people.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    The act of bell ringing is symbolic of all proselytizing religions. It implies the pointless interference with the quiet of other people.
  • Ang Lee
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    The most mysterious feminine factor, the existence that we men, we don't know. It's woman. It's feminine. That's what the sword is about. That's the symbolic meaning of the sword.
  • Hugo Ball
    Hugo Ball
    German author and poet 1886-1927
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    The symbolic view of things is a consequence of long absorption in images. Is sign language the real language of Paradise?
  • Adlai Stevenson
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    To me, there is something superbly symbolic in the fact that an astronaut, sent up as assistant to a series of computers, found that he worked more accurately and more intelligently than they. Inside the capsule, man is still in charge.
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