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Top 52 Quotes About Irreducible

#1. All the nations that ever lived have left their footsteps in the sand. The traces fade with every tide, the echoes grow faint, the images are fractured, the human material is atomized and recycled. But if we know where to look, there is always a remnant, a remainder, an irreducible residue. - Author: Norman Davies
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#2. we are here confronted with an irreducible oddity about all human societies: all are strung around figments of the human imagination. - Author: Patricia Crone
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#3. God speaks to us by speaking through us, and any meaning we arrive at in this life is composed of the irreducible details of the life that is around us at any moment. "I think there is no light in the world / but the world," writes George Oppen. "And I think there is light. - Author: Christian Wiman
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#4. Most go to prison not on account of their irreducible uniqueness as people but because they are part of a marginalized sector of the population who never had a chance, who were slated for it early on. - Author: Rachel Kushner
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#5. A deep sense of love and belonging is an irreducible need of all women, men, and children. - Author: Brene Brown
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#6. According to Kant's late work on the Principles of Politics (1793), the irreducible problem of the human species is the following: the human being is an animal and thus, to live peacefully with other animals of its kind, absolutely needs a master. - Author: Gregg Lambert
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#7. Ritual which could entail a wedding or brushing one's teeth goes in the direction of life. Through it we reconcile our barbed solitude with rushing, irreducible conditions of life. - Author: Gretel Ehrlich
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#8. There has been no progress in 60,000 years in reducing the psychedelic experience to a known quantity. It is as terrifying, as awesome, as ecstatic, as irreducible to us as it was to them. - Author: Terence McKenna
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#9. Boy-meets-girl has always been an irreducible convention that occurs early in the telling, to be followed by the trials, tribulations, and triumphs of love. - Author: Robert McKee
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#10. [P]erhaps conscious experience is an irreducible entity, like space, or time, or mass. No member of that triad can be explained, much less understood, as a manifestation of either of the other two. Perhaps conscious experience, too, is such a fundamental. - Author: Jeffrey M. Schwartz
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#11. With mounting concern, I learned that having a £600 handbag is like having a crush on the Joker in Batman. You MUST do it. It is an irreducible fact of being a woman. - Author: Caitlin Moran
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#12. It is always a starkly private moment when a governor first apprehends his subject as a man - perhaps not as an equal, but at least as a being, irreducible, possessed of frailties, enthusiasms, a real past, and an uncertain future. - Author: Eleanor Catton
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#13. Reason is not the same in all men; human beings belong to a variety of psychological types separated one from another by irreducible differences. - Author: Aldous Huxley
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#14. In my work, I wanted something irreducible, an absence of the gimmicky and clever. - Author: Isamu Noguchi
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#15. Absurd, irreducible; nothing
not even a profound and secret delirium of nature
could explain [a tree root]. - Author: Jean-Paul Sartre
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#16. Materialism ends up denying the existence of any irreducible subjective qualitative states of sentience or awareness. - Author: John Searle
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#17. The point of politics is to keep multiple and irreducible goods in play, rather than yielding to some dream, Nazi or otherwise, of totality. - - Author: Timothy Snyder
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#18. All evolutionary biologists know that variation itself is nature's only irreducible essence ... I had to place myself amidst the variation. - Author: Stephen Jay Gould
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#19. Music is still the antidote for the nameless ... Music is planetary fire, an irreducible which is all sufficient; it is the slate-writing of the gods ... - Author: Henry Miller
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#20. A wedding is earth and water and a species of irreducible light and the flat belly of a harbor and a mango about to ripen and fall into gravity's caress and the waves subsiding and resuming their concerto in a minor key and the rush hour canceled by the stun of auspicious beginnings. - Author: Mark McMorris
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#21. Every application has an inherent amount of irreducible complexity. The only question is who will have to deal with it, the user or the developer (programmer or engineer). - Author: Larry Tesler
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#22. Even if we acknowledge the existence of distinct and irreducible perspectives, the wish for a unified conception of the world doesn't go away. If we can't achieve it in a form that eliminates individual perspectives, we may inquire to what extent it can be achieved if we admit them. - Author: Thomas Nagel
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#23. The American War of Independence is the expulsion of the intrusive elements, alien to the American essence. If American reality is the reinvention of itself, whatever is found in any way irreducible or unassimilable is not American. - Author: Octavio Paz
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#24. [...] Like the God in whose image people are made, people are irreducible. There's always more to a person - more stories, more life, more complexities - than we know. The human person, when viewed properly, is unfathomable, incalculable, and dear. Perversion always says otherwise. - Author: David Dark
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#25. The belief that personality is mysterious and irreducible has no scientific warrant, and is accepted chiefly because it is flattering to our human self esteem. - Author: Bertrand Russell
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#26. You will never get to the irreducible definition of anything because you will never be able to explain why you want to explain, and so on. The system will gobble itself up. - Author: Alan W. Watts
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#27. There's release in knowing the truth no matter how anguishing it is. You come finally to the irreducible thing, and there's nothing left to do but pick it up and hold it. Then, at last, you can enter the severe mercy of acceptance. - Author: Sue Monk Kidd
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#28. The facile economic and psychological debunking of the theoretical life cannot do away with its irreducible beauties. - Author: Allan Bloom
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#29. The supreme goal of all theory is to make the irreducible basic elements as simple and as few as possible without having to surrender the adequate representation of a simple datum of experience. - Author: Albert Einstein
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#30. If one means by style the voice, the irreducible and always recognizable and alive thing, then of course style is really everything. - Author: Mary McCarthy
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#31. In the end, each life is irreducible to anything other than itself. Which is as much as to say: lives make no sense. - Author: Paul Auster
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#32. One irreducible residual of 38 years in the business is the number of lasting, loving friendships I have made. - Author: Carroll O'Connor
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#33. If an irreducible distinction between theatre and cinema does exist, it may be this: Theatre is confined to a logical or continuous use of space. Cinemahas access to an alogical or discontinuous use of space. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#34. my blue eyes peering into their brown eyes and seeing there some essential part of myself, some irreducible aspect of my being, which in turn gave them back the same reflected version of themselves - Author: Russell Banks
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#35. The complexity of the simplest known type of cell is so great that it is impossible to accept that such an object could have been thrown together suddenly by some kind of freakish, vastly improbable, event. Such an occurrence would be indistinguishable from a miracle. - Author: Michael Denton
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#36. Cinema at its best can express something of the pure irreducible fact of things. - Author: Lenny Abrahamson
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#37. The world is a chaos, an irreducible plurality of forces, instincts and drives which ceaselessly clash. - Author: Luc Ferry
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#38. Love and belonging are irreducible needs of all men, women, and children. We're hardwired for connection - it's what gives purpose and meaning to our lives. The absence of love, belonging, and connection always leads to suffering. - Author: Brene Brown
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#39. I can't even think of the right word, but it's not "help." It's more like a prerequisite. I think connection is why we're here, it's what gives purpose and meaning to our lives, and belonging is in our DNA. And so "tribe" and "belonging" are irreducible needs, like love. - Author: Brene Brown
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#40. There is irreducible chance in the universe. - Author: David Gilmour
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#41. 217. "By confronting us with irreducible mysteries that stretch our daily vision to include infinity, nature opens an inviting and guiding path toward a spiritual life."~ - Author: Thomas More
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#42. It was as if he were a single whole, grasped by her first glance at him, like some irreducible absolute, like an axiom not to be explained any further, as if she knew everything about him by direct perception, and what awaited her now was only the process of identifying her knowledge. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#43. We open the halves of a miracle, and a clotting of acids brims into the starry divisions: creation's original juices, irreducible, changeless, alive: so the freshness lives on - Author: Pablo Neruda
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#44. Because politics rests on an irreducible measure of coercion, it can never become a perfect realm of perfect love and justice. - Author: Christopher Lasch
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#45. Golf is not a wrestle with Bogey; it is not a struggle with your mortal foe; it is a physiological, psychological and moral fight with your self; it is a test of mastery over self; and the ultimate and irreducible element of the game is to determine which of the players is the more worthy combatant. - Author: Arnold Haultain
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#46. Contemplation is not and cannot be a function of this external self. There is an irreducible opposition between the deep transcendent self that awakens only in contemplation, and the superficial, external self which we commonly identify with the first person singular. - Author: Thomas Merton
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#47. A moral society will not set standards for becoming a parent, but it will establish irreducible minimums for maintaining that sacred status. - Author: Andrew Vachss
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#48. But the reality of consciousness appears irreducible. Only consciousness can know itself - and directly, through first-person experience. - Author: Sam Harris
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#49. Resistances do not derive from a few heterogeneous principles; but neither are they a lure or a promise that is of necessity betrayed. They are the odd term in relations of power; they are inscribed in the latter as an irreducible opposite. - Author: Michel Foucault
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#50. We have only to believe. And the more threatening and irreducible reality appears, the more firmly and desperately we must believe. Then, little by little, we shall see the universal horror unbend, and then smile upon us, and then take us in its more than human arms. - Author: Pierre Teilhard De Chardin
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#51. The scientific-religious conflict ultimately is a conflict between allegiance to this method and allegiance to even an irreducible minimum of belief so fixed in advance that it can never be modified. - Author: John Dewey
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#52. She is my first, great love. She was a wonderful, rare woman - you do not know; as strong, and steadfast, and generous as the sun. She could be as swift as a white whiplash, and as kind and gentle as warm rain, and as steadfast as the irreducible earth beneath us. - Author: D.H. Lawrence
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