Quotes of concept

  1. However, there's no theme or concept behind Heathen, just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread that runs through it that is quite as strong as any of my thematic type albums. – David Bowie
  2. I mentioned the non -competitive spirit explicitly, because these days, excellence is a fashionable concept But excellence is a competitive notion, and that is not what we are heading for: we are heading for perfection. – Edsger Dijkstra
  3. The advanced levels which the democratic world has attained at the end of lengthy processes may have created the perception in the region that democracy is a distant concept this perception can be addressed. – Recep Tayyip Erdogan
  4. You're an actor, are you? Well, all that means is: you are irresponsible, irrational, romantic, and incapable of handling an adult emotion or a universal concept without first reducing it to something personal, material, sensational- and probably sexual! – George Herman
  5. Within this widest concept of object, and specifically within the concept of individual object, Objects and phenomena stand in contrast with each other. – Edmund Husserl
  6. A wrong concept misleads the understanding; a wrong deed degrades the whole man, and may eventually demolish the structure of the human ego. – Muhammed Iqbal
  7. I'm fulfilled in what I do. I never thought that a lot of money or fine clothes- the finer things of life- would make you happy. My concept of happiness is to be filled in a spiritual sense. – Coretta Scott King
  8. There are also scientific problems with the concept that each of the creation days was a long period of time. – Walter Lang
  9. The concept of reason itself appears as an artificial attempt to separate intellectual powers from the frustrations, emotions, and accidents which cause events; the concept of reason is viewed as facade to prevent change. – Edward Levi
  10. The concept of romantic love affords a means of emotional manipulation which the male is free to exploit, since love is the only circumstance in which the female is( ideologically) pardoned for sexual activity. – Kate Millett
  11. Even very young children need to be informed about dying. Explain the concept of death very carefully to your child. This will make threatening him with it much more effective. – P. J. O'Rourke
  12. Would that there were an award for people who come to understand the concept of enough. Good enough. Successful enough. Thin enough. Rich enough. Socially responsible enough. When you have self -respect, you have enough. – Gail Sheehy
  13. Then there was the whole concept of coal mining, which is a culture unto itself, the most dangerous occupation in the world, and which draws and develops a certain kind of man. – Martin C. Smith
  14. I didn't have any concept of Trainspotting being published. It was a selfish act. I did it for myself. – Irvine Welsh
  15. Sometimes a concept is baffling not because it is profound but because it is wrong. – E. O. Wilson

Usage examples for concept

  1. The concept of explanation, indeed, is valid only within the realm of causes and effects. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  2. If it is, we must somehow include in our concept of Beauty the element of expression, by showing how it serves the infinite complex. – The Psychology of Beauty by Ethel D. Puffer
  3. While his predecessors made the impression of the beautiful to depend upon objective attributes of form, proportion, harmony, completeness and the like, he insisted that the essence of beauty was to please without reference to any such intellectual concept whatever. – The Life and Works of Friedrich Schiller by Calvin Thomas
  4. The concept is the result of comparing attributes. – Deductive Logic by St. George Stock
  5. What is the use of preaching social service to the almost total neglect of setting forth the intellectual and emotional concept of the servant? – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  6. He it was who, if narrowing the concept of liberty, had broadened the significance of equality by the very lesson of his own rise to power and had deepened the meaning of fraternity by lavishing affection and devotion upon that machine of democracy- the national army- the " nation in arms." – A Political and Social History of Modern Europe V.1. by Carlton J. H. Hayes
  7. He aimed to compensate the world by presenting a concept of beauty in place of a general notion of repellent ugliness. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller
  8. Maybe our concept of science is too narrow. – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  9. But the acknowledgment of these as cosmic realities is something more than a concept – An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy by W. Tudor Jones
  10. I have never been able to find in history or experience anything to fit this concept – What Social Classes Owe to Each Other by William Graham Sumner
  11. Also, he conceded, it was a reasonable concept that if he had any mental ability at all with humans, it should be greater and more efficient with animals. – Man of Many Minds by E. Everett Evans
  12. Suppose we have the concept man and the concept animal, and that we think of these two concepts in their relation to each other. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  13. By going over mentally the full bearing of the concept of typhoid, the scientist is instructed as to further phenomena to be found. – How We Think by John Dewey
  14. He had been given the key- reality is a matter of proportion, change the concept of proportion and you change the material form- but he had not found the lock and the door it would open. – Eight Keys to Eden by Mark Irvin Clifton
  15. He must compare this new specimen with his concept dog, and decide that this is or is not a dog. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  16. But in order to understand habit in any thorough and complete way we must, as suggested by the preceding paragraph, broaden our concept to include every possible line of physical and mental activity. – The Mind and Its Education by George Herbert Betts
  17. William was now twenty- one years of age, but by the provisions of the Concept of Harmony his name was not to be proposed as captain- general until he had reached the age of twenty- two. – History of Holland by George Edmundson
  18. The concept of " house" is what all houses have in common. – Logic, Inductive and Deductive by William Minto
  19. We were just starting to play around with the concept before I left. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  20. The act of teaching has a twofold object: for teaching is by speaking, and speaking is the audible sign of an interior mental concept – On Prayer and The Contemplative Life by St. Thomas Aquinas