Quotes: technique

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  • Eric Hoffer
    Eric Hoffer
    American writer 1902-1983
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    A successful social technique consists perhaps in finding unobjectionable means for individual self-assertion.
  • Bertrand Russell
    Bertrand Russell
    English philosopher and mathematician 1872-1970
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    Can a society in which thought and technique are scientific persist for a long period, as, for example, ancient Egypt persisted, or does it necessarily contain within itself forces which must bring either decay or explosion?
  • Martha Graham
    Martha Graham
    American modern dancer and choreographer 1894-1991
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    Great dancers are not great because of their technique; they are great because of their passion.
  • Lee Iacocca
    Lee Iacocca
    American businessman and CEO of Chrysler 1924-
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    I have found that being honest is the best technique I can use. Right up front, tell people what you're trying to accomplish and what you're willing to sacrifice to accomplish it.
  • William James
    William James
    American philosopher 1842-1910
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    If you want a quality, act as if you already had it. Try the ''as if'' technique.
  • Iris Murdoch
    Iris Murdoch
    Anglo-Irish novelist and philosopher 1919-1999
    Iris Murdoch
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    Literature could be said to be a sort of disciplined technique for arousing certain emotions.
  • Albion W. Small
    Albion W. Small
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    Modern sociology is virtually an attempt to take up the larger program of social analysis and interpretation which was implicit in Adam Smith's moral philosophy, but which was suppressed for a century by prevailing interest in the technique of the production of wealth.
  • Allen Tate
    Allen Tate
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    Religion is the sole technique for the validating of values.
  • Wayne Dyer
    Wayne Dyer
    American philosopher, self-help author, and a motivational speaker. 1940-2015
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    Remind yourself that the greatest technique for bringing peace into your life is to always choose being kind when you have a choice between being right or being kind.



  • Leon Trotsky
    Leon Trotsky
    Russian revolutionary and writer 1879-1940
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    Technique is noticed most markedly in the case of those who have not mastered it.
  • Ezra Pound
    Ezra Pound
    American poet 1885-1972
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    Technique is the test of sincerity. If a thing isn't worth getting the technique to say, it is of inferior value.
  • Raymond Chandler
    Raymond Chandler
    American writer 1888-1959
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    The moment a man begins to talk about technique that's proof that he is fresh out of ideas.
  • Pablo Picasso
    Pablo Picasso
    Spanish painter sculptor 1881-1973
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    The more technique you have, the less you have to worry about it. The more technique there is, the less there is.
  • Albert Claude
    Albert Claude
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    This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen.
  • Stephen R. Covey
    Stephen R. Covey
    American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
    Stephen R. Covey
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    To focus on technique is like cramming your way through school. You sometimes get by, perhaps even get good grades, but if you don't pay the price day in and day out, you'll never achieve true mastery of the subjects you study or develop an educated mind.
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