Plurality Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 62 Plurality Quotes

#1. It is easy to see why a diversity of cultures should confront power with a problem. If culture is about plurality, power is about unity. How can it sell itself simultaneously to a whole range of life forms without being fatally diluted? - Author: Terry Eagleton
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#2. Now if any of you will deny the plurality of wives and continue to do so, I promise that you will be damned; and I will go still further, and say that this revelation, or any other revelation that the Lord had given, and deny it in your feelings, and I promise that you will be damned. - Author: Brigham Young
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#3. What is certain is that plurality and diversity are not, and never can be, a natural 'byproduct' of unregulated market forces. - Author: David Puttnam
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#4. Just as the self of the human being is the centerpoint of the plurality of manifestations of his life of soul, so is the ONE God, transcending the self, the centerpoint of the world. - Author: Valentin Tomberg
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#5. I formed several possible stories out of her speech, formed them at once, so it was less like I failed to understand than that I understood in chords, understood in a plurality of worlds. - Author: Ben Lerner
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#6. That Native American cultures are imperiled is important and not just to Indians. It is important to everyone, or should be. When we lose cultures, we lose American plurality -- the productive and lovely discomfort that true difference brings. - Author: David Treuer
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#7. I don't campaign for the end of the aristocracy or the upper classes; I don't really want to destroy anything at all. I just want more plurality. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#8. The world is better served by syncretic economists and policymakers who can hold multiple ideas in their heads than by 'one-handed' economists who promote one big idea regardless of context. - Author: Dani Rodrik
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#9. If we use the past only to creature heroes for present purposes, we will never understand the richness of human thought or the plurality of ways of knowing. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#10. From a plurality of prime movers, the monotheists have bargained it down to a single one. They are getting ever nearer to the true, round figure. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#11. The concentrating of powers in the same hands is precisely the definition of despotic government. It will be no alleviation that these powers will be exercised by a plurality of hands, and not by a single one. - Author: Thomas Jefferson
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#12. We have now clearly shown that God the Father had a plurality of wives, one or more being in eternity, by whom He begat our spirits as well as the Spirit of Jesus His first Born ... - Author: Orson Pratt
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#13. I hate the concept of likeability - it gave us two terms of George Bush, whom a plurality of voters wanted to have a beer with, and Facebook. You'd unfriend a lot of people if you knew them as intimately and unsparingly as a good novel would. But not the ones you actually love. - Author: Jonathan Franzen
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#14. Plurality should not be assumed without necessity. - Author: William Of Ockham
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#15. Those who inquire into the number of existents: for they inquire whether the ultimate constituents of existing things are one or many, and if many, whether a finite or an infinite plurality. - Author: Aristotle.
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#16. From what I saw the plurality of students and faculty had been educated exclusively in the tradition of writers like William Gaddis ... - Author: Junot Diaz
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#17. Just as the plurality of the human soul's life of imagination, feeling, and will has a focus, a center, around which it orders and orientates itself, so also does the multiplicity of the appearances of the world have ONE center, which orders and holds everything together. - Author: Valentin Tomberg
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#18. For anyone who conceives literature in terms of plurality of perspectives, Finnegans Wake has to be the apogee. For, as we are told, every word in it has three score and ten "toptypsical" meanings - an exaggeration, of course, but an important reminder to readers who like their fiction definite. - Author: Philip Kitcher
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#19. Many human beings enjoy sexual relations with their own sex; many don't; many respond to both. This plurality is part of our nature and not worth fretting about. - Author: Gore Vidal
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#20. It is the duty of a woman to be obedient to her husband, and unless she is, I would not give a damn for all her queenly right and authority; nor for her either, if she will quarrel, and lie about the work of God and the principle of plurality. - Author: Heber C. Kimball
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#21. Plurality of languages: [ ... ] It is crucial 1. that there are many languages and that they differ not only in vocabulary, but also in grammar, and so in mode of thought and 2. that all languages are learnable. - Author: Hannah Arendt
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#22. Wisdom is justified by all her children.
Luke 7:35 - Author: Anonymous
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#23. Relativity is inherently convergent, though convergent toward a plurality of centers of abstract truths. - Author: R. Buckminster Fuller
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#24. It is language which speaks in literature, in all its swarming 'polysemic' plurality, not the author himself. - Author: Terry Eagleton
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#25. The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity, must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality. - Author: Irving Babbitt
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#26. Thus, the forces and value systems that are most threatened by this shift are becoming the most coherent and are rising to the top as minority or plurality powers. But they do not represent either the shift, the change, or the future. - Author: Paul Hawken
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#27. In all things which have a plurality of parts, and which are not a total aggregate but a whole of some sort distinct from the parts, there is some cause. - Author: Aristotle.
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#28. To believe that God created a plurality of worlds, at least as numerous as what we call stars, renders the Christian faith at once little and ridiculous; and scatters it in the mind like feathers in the air. - Author: Thomas Paine
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#29. Thus a plurality of gods could not constitute an alternative to or contradiction of the unity of God; they still would not belong to the same ontological frame of reference as he. - Author: David Bentley Hart
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#30. Plurality is not to be posited without necessity. - Author: William Of Ockham
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#31. I think it is quite remarkable actually that Pope Benedict has a sense of the variety of ways in which it is possible to be a Catholic. I think he is more comfortable with a plurality of expressions of Catholicism in different rites, traditions than many of us are. - Author: Vincent Nichols
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#32. You might as well deny 'Mormonism,' and turn away from it, as to oppose the plurality of wives. - Author: Heber C. Kimball
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#33. What is essential to the condition of plurality is this fine balance between similarity and dissimilarity among the partners of the exchange. - Author: Rafael A. Calvo
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#34. It is scandalous the way some scientists accept uncritically some of the most ridiculous speculations, such as the plurality of worlds, the opinion that spacetime has more than 4 dimensions, that particles can move faster than light, or that human life can be prolonged indefinitely. - Author: Mario Bunge
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#35. A legitimate plurality of positions has yielded to an undifferentiated pluralism, based upon the assumption that all positions are equally valid, which is one of today's most widespread symptoms of the lack of confidence in truth. - Author: Pope John Paul II
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#36. I speak of plurality of wives as one of the most holy principles that God ever revealed to man, and all those who exercise an influence against it, unto whom it is taught, man or woman will be damned, and they and all who will be influenced by them, will suffer the buffetings of Satan in the flesh. - Author: Heber C. Kimball
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#37. Treating 'water' as a name of a single scattered object is not intended to enable us to dispense with general terms and plurality of reference. Scatter is in fact an inconsequential detail. - Author: Willard Van Orman Quine
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#38. Plurality without Design is merely chaos. - Author: J. Budziszewski
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#39. To become self-aware, people must be allowed to hear a plurality of opinions and then make up their own minds. They must be allowed to say, write and publish whatever they want. Freedom of expression is the most basic, but fundamental, right. Without it, human beings are reduced to automatons. - Author: Ma Jian
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#40. Nixon's full term was one of the most successful in U.S. history, which is why he was re-elected by the largest plurality in the country's history. - Author: Conrad Black
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#41. The world is a chaos, an irreducible plurality of forces, instincts and drives which ceaselessly clash. - Author: Luc Ferry
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#42. Is the price of happiness not weighed in the cost of commitment, the value of life's experience in the plurality of existence and measured in a love shared? - Author: Don Swann II
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#43. Plurality which is not reduced to unity is confusion; unity which does not depend on plurality is tyranny. - Author: Blaise Pascal
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#44. One may be "outside" the church, but one can never be "outside" of God's love. - Author: Clark H. Pinnock
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#45. A rainbow looks good because the colours demonstrate restrain. Otherwise it would be an ugly blob. - Author: Arindam Mukherjee
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#46. My hope is that the Chinese government will come to realise that it is futile to repress free speech, and that contrary to what they believe a regime's strength rests not its suppression of a plurality of opinions and ideas, but in its capacity and willingness to encourage them. - Author: Ma Jian
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#47. When we discover New Earth - a planet we could call home - the question of the 'plurality of worlds' will come front and center, reminding us yet again that we are not the center of the universe. - Author: Dimitar Sasselov
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#48. What is crucial is the provision of opportunities for telling all the diverse stories, for interpreting membership as well as ethnicity, for making inescapable the braids of experience woven into the fabric of America's plurality. - Author: Maxine Greene
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#49. He who is ready to despair in solitary peril, plucks up a heart in the presence of another. In a plurality of comrades is much countenance and consolation. - Author: Herman Melville
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#50. Most people are principally aware of one culture, one setting, one home;exiles are are aware of at least two, and this plurality gives rise to an awareness of simultaneous dimensions... - Author: Kobena Mercer
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#51. The body is a big sagacity, a plurality with one sense, a war and a peace, a flock and a shepherd. - Author: Friedrich Nietzsche
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#52. Plurality should not be posited without necessity. - Author: William Of Occam
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#53. Consciousness is a singular of which the plural is unknown. There is only one thing and that which seems to be a plurality is merely a series of different aspects of this one thing, produced by a deception, the Indian maya, as in a gallery of mirrors. - Author: Erwin Schrodinger
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#54. The legal and political debate surrounding the just management of plurality will continue well into the future. - Author: James Davison Hunter
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#55. Without the BBC, the proliferation of television and radio channels by the private sector would simply result in more and more channels, with tiny audiences, all seeking to do the same thing. The future would be one of fragmentation - fragmentation without either plurality or diversity. - Author: Gavyn Davies
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#56. Today we are aware as never before of the plurality of human life-styles and possibilities, while at the same time being tied, like in an old silent movie, to a runaway locomotive rushing headlong toward a very singular catastrophe - Author: Gary Snyder
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#57. The primary means of energy generation is going to solar. It will at least be a plurality, and probably be a slight majority in the long term. - Author: Elon Musk
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#58. I'm extremely confident that solar will be at least a plurality of power, and most likely a majority ... in less than 20 years. - Author: Elon Musk
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#59. We declare that the world is not a mosaic, where a plurality of worlds which are essentially strangers to one another are fitted together, but that it is an organism - all of whose parts are governed by the same principle, revealing it and allowing reduction to it. - Author: Anonymous
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#60. What matters is not the enclosure of the work within a harmonious figure, but the centrifugal force produced by it
a plurality of language as a guarantee of a truth that is not merely partial. - Author: Italo Calvino
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#61. If we would rightly "acquaint ourselves with God, and be at peace," we must know him as he has revealed himself, not only in the unity of his essence and subsistence, but also in the plurality of his persons. - Author: Charles Haddon Spurgeon
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#62. The principle of plurality of wives never will be done away ... - Author: Heber C. Kimball
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