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List of Means Quotes

We found 1480 quote(s) that contain the word Means.



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If the end does not justify the means - what can? Edward Abbey

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It seems difficult, sometimes, to believe that there was a time when sentiments now become habitual, sentiments that imply not only the original imperative of conduct, but the original metaphysic of living, were by no means altogether habitual. Lascelles Abercrombie

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If you read quickly to get through a poem to what it means, you have missed the body of the poem. M. H. Abrams

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I understand that postmodern literature probably means people like DeLillo, The Fiction Collective, but I don't get it that those writers are really influenced by postmodern theorists. Kathy Acker

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Liberty is not a means to a higher political end. It is itself the highest political end. Lord Acton

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Socialism means slavery. Lord Acton

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What you think means more than anything else in your life. More than what you earn, more than where you live, more than your social position, and more than what anyone else may think about you. George Matthew Adams

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At that time, the army leadership said the implementation of this agreement would allow everyone, including the IRA, to take its political objectives forward by peaceful and democratic means. Gerry Adams

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No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous. Henry Adams

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No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous. Henry B. Adams

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Let us tenderly and kindly cherish, therefore, the means of knowledge. Let us dare to read, think, speak, and write. John Adams

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To be a human being means to possess a feeling of inferiority which constantly presses towards its own conquest. The greater the feeling of inferiority that has been experienced, the more powerful is the urge for conquest and the more violent the emotional agitation. Alfred Adler

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War is not the continuation of politics with different means, it is the greatest mass-crime perpetrated on the community of man. Alfred Adler

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The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation. Stella Adler

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Dialectic thought is an attempt to break through the coercion of logic by its own means. Theodor Adorno

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Thinking no longer means anymore than checking at each moment whether one can indeed think. Theodor Adorno

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Today self-consciousness no longer means anything but reflection on the ego as embarrassment, as realization of impotence: knowing that one is nothing. Theodor Adorno

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A good person can make another person good; it means that goodness will elicit goodness in the society; other persons will also be good. Bhumibol Adulyadej

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Some say that now that 50 years have passed, we would like another 50 more years to celebrate once again; that means it will be 100 years. After one hundred years, I will be 118 years old. Bhumibol Adulyadej

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We often give our enemies the means for our own destruction. Aesop

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It has meant a lot to me to challenge the best players in the world and to beat them. And it means a lot to me to be out here and fighting for the title and, you know, it hurts not to win it. Andre Agassi

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It means a lot to you, to be out there. The highs are pretty high, and the lows are pretty low. You know, it's easy to feel like you let the team down. I mean, at the end of the day we still got to figure out a way to get through the tie. Andre Agassi

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The aim of our studies is to prove that color is the most relative means of artistic expression, that we never really perceive what color is physically. Josef Albers

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Thought means life, since those who do not think so do not live in any high or real sense. Thinking makes the man. Amos Bronson Alcott

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Oh! this opponent, this collaborator against your will, whose notion of beauty always differs from yours and whose means are often too limited for active assistance to your intentions! Alexander Alekhine