Self Describing Famous Quotes & Sayings

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Top 36 Self Describing Quotes

#1. All photographs are about light. The great majority of photographs record light as a way of describing objects in space. A few photographs are less about objects and more about the space that contains them. Still fewer photographs are about light itself. - Author: John Paul Caponigro
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#2. In a while he would make the necessary notes, describing the only known cure for Vitriol: an awareness of life. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#3. My other car is a vehicle with a bumper sticker describing this car. - Author: Damien Fahey
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#4. I'm no good at describing my books. 'Holes' has been out now for seven years, and I still can't come up with a good answer when asked what that book is about. - Author: Louis Sachar
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#5. In our definitions, we grope after the spiritual by describing it as invisible. The true meaning of spiritual is real; that law which executes itself, which works without means, and which cannot be conceived as not existing. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#6. The novelist, unlike many of his colleagues, makes up a number of word-masses roughly describing himself (roughly: niceties shallcome later), gives them names and sex, assigns them plausible gestures, and causes them to speak by the use of inverted commas, and perhaps to behave consistently. - Author: E. M. Forster
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#7. Of course, all writers draw upon their personal experiences in describing day-to-day life and human relationships, but I tend to keep my own experiences largely separate from my stories. - Author: Jeffery Deaver
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#8. [Describing his house:] It is a library with living rooms attached. - Author: Bernard Berenson
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#9. Beware of men who use words that relate pejoratively to females when describing the 'other side. - Author: Jane Fonda
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#10. Describing passive violence in this culture is kinda like someone who is drowning in the middle of the ocean giving you the low-down on water. The only way you can really understand passive violence is by going somewhere far, far away from phones, news, TV, the Internet. - Author: Inga Muscio
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#11. Genuinely great humour recognises the world it's describing and yet we are also called into question by it. That's what great art should do. That's what great philosophy should do. The one thing about humour is that this is an everyday practice that does this. - Author: Simon Critchley
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#12. I'm more into describing a scenario and I move around in that scenario. - Author: Stephen Malkmus
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#13. I'm really bad at describing my books. Journalists like to have things like "It's The Terminator Meets the Seven Dwarfs." And I can't do that with my books. If I could, I probably wouldn't write them. - Author: Charles De Lint
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#14. Technologies as users interacting with other technologies as prompters, through other in-between technologies: this is another way of describing hyperhistory as the stage of human development - Author: Luciano Floridi
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#15. I remember saying things, but I have no idea what was said. It was generally a friendly conversation. - Associated Press reporter Jack Sullivan, attempting to recount a 3 A.M. exchange we had at a dinner party and inadvertently describing the past ten years of my life. - Author: Chuck Klosterman
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#16. Our ordinary language has no means for describing a particular shade of color. Thus it is incapable of producing a picture of this color. - Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
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#17. I strenuously object to the very word "grotesque" which has become hackneyed to the point of nausea ... I would prefer my music to be described as "Scherzo-ish" in quality, or else by three words describing the various degrees of the Scherzo - whimsicality, laughter, mockery. - Author: Sergei Prokofiev
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#18. When a friend introduced me to a Bach chaconne, he started by describing it by saying that it has 256 measures (256=2^8) divided into 4 sections of 64 measures (64=2^6), and I liked it even before I heard a single note. - Author: James Stein
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#19. Simplicity is somehow essentially describing the purpose and place of an object and product. - Author: Jonathan Ive
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#20. One of my book-reading friends used the term "our story unfolds" when describing a paper he was writing. He became somewhat less of a friend right at that moment. - Author: Tommy Greenwald
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#21. We need faith, not because there are beings who will punish us or reward us, but because gods are a wonderful way of describing things that are happening to us. - Author: Ming-Dao Deng
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#22. In Bosnian, there's no distinction in literature between fiction and nonfiction; there's no word describing that. - Author: Aleksandar Hemon
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#23. Prose is all about embellishing and describing. - Author: Mike Birbiglia
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#24. In a film muddied by fictional detail, the new Spielberg production 'Fifth Estate's portrayal of the 'Guardian's work with Wikileaks is accurate in describing the running dispute between journalists who wanted to redact documents to make them safe and Julian Assange, who wanted no such restraint. - Author: Nick Davies
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#25. A mathematician believes that describing the speed of Mercury with equations amounts to science. - Author: Bill Gaede
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#26. I'm really bad at describing my own life. - Author: Helmut Lang
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#27. Use description of landscape to help you establish the emotional tone of the scene. Keep notes of how other authors establish mood and foreshadow events by describing the world around the character. - Author: Janet Fitch
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#28. She was beautiful, without comparison, but she exuded and icy and emotionless aura. She was as hard and as cold as ice and it was difficult to tell whether she was pleased or angry. - Author: Jin Yong
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#29. I try to avoid describing one interpretation of my books. Of course I have an opinion. I have things I want to say, but I don't ever want to limit anybody, to have them say, 'Oh, he said this, so that's what it's about.' I'm happy people bring their own stuff to it. - Author: Patrick Ness
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#30. Of course, politicians always say they're just describing their opponents' positions, even if they are in fact offering absurd caricatures, if not outright lies. - Author: James Surowiecki
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#31. Some liberals think that describing any role that education gaps play in creating income inequality is some sort of sellout - that, in essence, you're telling the middle class, 'Tough luck; you should have stayed in college.' - Author: Timothy Noah
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#32. His work was so great that it cannot be compassed in a few words. His death is one of the greatest losses ever to occur to British science.

{Describing Ernest Rutherford upon his death at age 66. Thomson, then 80 years old, was once his teacher.} - Author: J.J. Thomson
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#33. One must conclude that, contrary to the established and current wisdom, a scenario describing the genesis of life on earth by chance and natural causes which can be accepted on the basis of fact and not faith has not been written. - Author: Hubert Yockey
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#34. After reading about ten of those self-help books, I saw that they were leading nowhere. They have an immediate effect, but that effect stops as soon as I close the book. They're just words, describing an ideal world that doesn't exist, not even for the people who wrote them. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#35. The primary opportunity is to use a model or paradigm for describing ADD that's not disease-based and doesn't imply brain damage or what many children interpret as some type of retardation ... a person must have hope; this model restores self-esteem, thus empowering individuals to change. - Author: Thom Hartmann
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#36. We are working on creating self-describing, self-organizing, self-diagnosing and self-repairing networks. - Author: John Seely Brown
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