Quotation Explorer - 'Concept'

Most information doesn’t constitute a story. Think of a telephone directory: lots of information, strong cast, but a bit weak on narrative. What counts in a story is its meaning. And that’s a very different concept from information. - Ian Stewart
Contemporary American children, if they are old enough to grasp the concept of Santa Claus by Thanksgiving, are able to see through it by December 15th. - Roy Blount Jr.
It’s easy to thank God and to be happy when you live a sheltered life and have no concept of suffering; Suffer and then do all of the above. - Donna Lynn Hope
Ego is this this higher conscious concept that we have of ourselves and we feel that we must live by it with a closed mind. We can be Self Aware of this concept or purely just blinded. I think the answer to this problem is being Self Aware and changing our current perception for the better. - Matthew Donnelly
For me, concept of death works as a liberator from anxiety -- no matter whatever is happening, its all going to end when we die. - Shon Mehta
Severability is an important concept in the context of the relations between this Court and Parliament; like 'reading down', it is an instrument of judicial restraint which reduces the danger of producing an overbroad judicial reaction to overbroad legislation. - Albie Sachs
Science is a proven concept with standards. Wisdom is the knowledge of life that we learn by living it. - Debasish Mridha
Freedom means the supremacy of human rights everywhere. Our support goes to those who struggle to gain those rights and keep them. Our strength is our unity of purpose. To that high concept there can be no end save victory. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
In enlightenment, the seer and the seen disappear. Or, more accurately, are seen through as illusions. In reality, they were never there, apart from being concept and misunderstanding. - Enza Vita
I think the only choice that will enable us to hold to our vision is one that abandons the concept of naming enemies and adopts a concept familiar to the nonviolent tradition: naming behavior that is oppressive - Barbara Deming
Our thoughts are so powerful! Be careful what you think!If people only realized how powerful this concept is, they would never allow a negative thought to take space inside their minds. - Zane Baker
A cynic is a person who sees things as it is; he has no concept of future or past. - Debasish Mridha
That land is a community is the basic concept of ecology, but that land is to be loved and respected is an extension of ethics. - Aldo Leopold
There is a concept which corrupts and upsets all others. I refer not to Evil, whose limited realm is that of ethics; I refer to the infinite. - Jorge Luis Borges
Our mind is our soul and we do not have any other soul. The concept of soul has been invented by ourselves to ease our fear of death. - Mehmet Murat ildan
There's a lot going on in Marquis' book, as the author smartly builds off a solid premise...A fresh concept and protagonist that breathe life into a conventional but exciting actioner."-- - Kirkus Reviews
The greatest impact of the Darwinian revolution...was that it completed the liberation from superstition and fear that began in the physical sciences a few centuries before. Man, too, is a natural phenomenon. [in "The evolutionary concept of man", 1972, p. 35.] - George Gaylord Simpson
There are 2 versions of Self Image. Inner and Outer.Get in touch with the inner self image and dispose of any concept of the outer world. Feel the energy that comes from this image and start being true from source of this energy. The source of god. - Matthew Donnelly
I'm not one of those academics that don't do shit but reads about it. The difference is, I do shit. I have a proof of concept and it works. - Ron Finley
Reality is a changeless concept that only perception can mask. - Lionel Suggs
Perhaps as writers, we too should embrace the concept of wabi-sabi: - J.A. Pak
I don't believe in the concept of hell, but if I did I would think of it as filled with people who were cruel to animals. - Gary Larson
We're taught that in life, we should try to look on the bright side. Not in this case. In this case, assume rejection first. Assume you're the rule, not the exception. It's liberating. But we also know it's not an easy concept. -He's not just into you - Greg Behrendt
The young have little use for the concept of rebirth, yet the older they get the more appealing the concept becomes. - Charles Spencer King
Muhammad introduced the concept of such Glorious and Omnipotent God in Whose eyes all worldly systems are pieces of straw. Islamic equality of mankind is no fiction as it is in Christianity. No human mind has ever thought of such total freedom as established by Muhammad. - Mawde Royden
I do not believe in God. It seems to me that theists of all kinds have very largely failed to make their concept of a deity intelligible; and to the extent that they have made it intelligible, they have given us no reason to think that anything answers to it. - A.J. Ayer
To the turtle, the concept of "loneliness" is incomprehensible. She always has been alone, and any other social state is unthinkable. - Robert H. Baker
What starts out as an intrusive thought can turn into an overwhelming concept if we "feed" it with more negative thinking. From the book: Removing Your Shame Label. - Eddie Capparucci, LPC
When you remove the concept of reward and punishment on merit, the result is the utter destruction of social fabric. - Imran Khan
When you're finally up at the moon looking back on earth,all those differences and nationalistic traits are pretty well going to blend, and you're going to get a concept that maybe this really is one world and why the hell can't we live together like decent people? - Frank Borman
If you understand this basic concept, it becomes clear that every spending decision is a spiritual decision. Waste, for example, is not a squandering of our resources. It is a poor use of His. - James C. Dobson
The ultimate concept car will move so fast, even at rest, as to be invisible. - J.G. Ballard
And suddenly he thought, I'm the abnormal one now. Normalcy was a majority concept, the standard of many and not the standard of just one man. - Richard Matheson
The concept of Free Will makes no sense unless associated, somehow or the other, with Absolute Determinism; it is just as a man cannot walk without gravity arresting and spurring his pace simultaneously. - Raheel Farooq
Sick is a relative concept. We’re all sick. The question is, what degree of functionality do we have with respect to the rules society sets for desirable behavior? No actions are in themselves symptoms of sickness. You have to look at the context within which these actions are performed. - Jo Nesbø
Music is the language of the universe. Music was there even before the concept of life. Music is one of the most powerful catalysts of evolution. - Debasish Mridha
Every concept of reality is all in our head, belief is what makes truth. - Christy Leigh Stewart
His conception of the universe is, however, instinctive, not intellectual; it can't be criticized as a concept, because there’s none there, and it can't be criticized as temperament, because temperament can't be criticized. - Álvaro de Campos
Being locked up is one thing, but to have no concept of confinement, to be ignorant of its terms and never understand that struggle is useless - that's what hell must be like. - David Sedaris
Perhaps the god who had made the Cat People intended them as a joke. They had schools, but no education; politicians but no government; people, but no personal integrity; faces, but no concept of face. One had to admit that their god had gone a little too far with his little joke. - Lao She
My philosophy, in essence, is the concept of man as a heroic being, with his own happiness as the moral purpose of his life, with productive achievement as his noblest activity, and reason as his only absolute. - Ayn Rand
Because the mankind very himself is a torturer, he created the concept of hell! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Californians invented the concept of life-style. This alone warrants their doom. - Don DeLillo
The concept of progress acts as a protective mechanism to shield us from the terrors of the future. - Frank Herbert
There is nothing worse than a sharp image of a fuzzy concept. - Ansel Adams
Akin to the idea that time is money is the concept, less spoken but as commonly assumed, that we may be adequately represented by money. The giving of money has thus become our characteristic virtue. But to give is not to do. The money is given in lieu of action, thought, care, time. - Wendell Berry
The concept of Time is but the span of our memory. - Marie Sabillo
Free love, man, Free Love! Which, by the way, was the single greatest concept a young man has ever heard. About three years late, women got wise an my frustration returned to normal levels. - Steve Martin
Eventually everything connects people, ideas, objects...the quality of the connections is the key to quality per se...I don't believe in this 'gifted few' concept, just in people doing things they are really interested in doing. They have a way of getting good at whatever it is. - Charles Eames
I am pushing you, even if it’s off a cliff, to create. Write that book, that song; pore over the concept of redecorating your life. I meet people all the time who say they’re not creative. Bullshit, motherfuckers, you are creative. - Nikki Sixx
If we could eliminate the concept of town and return to live in small villages, all world problems were solved. - Rossana Condoleo
Evil can't be scientifically defined: it's an illusory moral concept that doesn't exist in nature. Its origins and connotations have been inextricably been linked to religion and mythology. - Spencer Reid
The world is build on miss understanding and miss concept. - Deyth Banger
Friendship was a concept men bandied about to save face when they were rejected. - Courtney Milan
All your Western theologies, the whole mythology of them, are based on the concept of God as a senile delinquent - Tennessee Williams
The concept of dignity of labour took people off the street. - Sunday Adelaja
No matter how different you are, your idea is, your art, your writing, your product, your concept, show it to the world. Just do it. Show who you are to the world. This is what you are here to do. - Eileen Anglin
According to the concept of transformational evolution, first clearly articulated by , evolution consists of the gradual transformation of organisms from one condition of existence to another. Ernst W. Mayr - Lamarck
The concept of virginity is a social construct. If you’re wondering if my commercial value, self-respect, and/or quality of my immortal soul has been affected by things that have gone in or out of my vagina the answer is no. - Christy Leigh Stewart
Without words, without writing and without books there would be no history, there could be no concept of humanity. - Hermann Hesse
Fate! This four-letter little word gave the biggest harm to mankind! We must totally get rid of this degrading concept of primitiveness! - Mehmet Murat ildan
Stupid is a boundless concept. - Anonymous
Of all the nonsense that twists the world, the concept of 'altruism' is the worst. People do what they want to do, every time.
Happiness is a spiritual concept and its source is hidden in God. - Sunday Adelaja
Being different will always threaten the institution of understanding of a closed mind. However, evolution is built on difference, changing and the concept of thinking outside the box. Live to be your own unique brand, without apology. - Shannon L. Alder
God is a concept by which we measure our pain. - John Lennon
We're not a security guard company. We sell a *concept* of security.
I find the concept of Hell to be more honest than that of everyday life. In Hell, no one can lie to you, because you already know what to expect for the rest of eternity. Nothing more and nothing less. - Lionel Suggs
Everywhere I looked, hope existed - but only as some kind of green shoot in the midst of struggle. It was a theological concept, not a spiritual practice. Hope, I began to realize, was not a state of life. It was at best a gift of life. - Joan D. Chittister
if you have the tools but do not have the visual concept, the tools do not work - Betty Poluk
Perhaps the saddest part of coexistence is the concept of interdependence being necessary for any form of solidarity to be realized. Being encouraged to lean on the weak, does not sound like a long term viable solution to attaining strength. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
In this world, whenever there is light, there are also shadows. As long as the concept of winners exist, there must also be losers. The selfish desire of wanting to maintain peace causes wars and hatred is born to protect love. - Masashi Kishimoto
Faith gives you a concept of the dignity and worth of all work, even simple work, without which work could bore you. - Timothy J. Keller
If values are woven into the very concept of education, where is the need for separate value education? - Vijaya Bharathy
Don’t just love a person for the image, idea or concept of them, but love them for every fantastically weird and twisted details that makes them up. - lauren klarfeld
Men read maps better than women because only men can understand the concept of an inch equaling a hundred miles. - Roseanne Barr
Thought is the only concept that creates the unknown. You have everything you need to know in this moment. - Matthew Donnelly
God has witnessed everything done to you. Those that love God will feel shame for what they did. Those that don't ....do not know God or have a concept of repentance or forgiveness. - Shannon L. Alder
For those who believe in resurrection, death is inconsequential. It's not an ending but rather a new beginning. A second chance, a reunion. The very idea of resurrection is so seductive a concept it's easy to forget, before you can rise from the dead you have to spend a few days in hell. - Emily Thorne
Gradually my whole concept of time changed until I thought of a month as having twenty-five days of humanness and five others when I might just as well have been an animal in a steel trap. - Florence King
The concept of 'home' is not just where one resides, but where the heart resides; in the purest depths of the soul.♥ - Michelle Cruz-Rosado
It is not enough to limit your love to your own nation, to your own group. You must respond with love even to those outside of it. . . . This concept enables people to live together not as nations, but as the human race.
Suspense doesn’t always have to be about physical danger. Making the reader worry is a universal concept that can be applied to any story. - Sandy Vaile
Time is an insane concept; to think we can live untouched by it is an inane concept. - Imani Nettles
The concept of maximum promotion of human rights to the expense of the majority of people in fact undermines the entire concept of the human community. - Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
You have to realize that modern power, is nothing but a concept in the mind of the one who’s under the power. And once you realize this, you realize that authority is indeed an illusion. - Phoenix Sinistra
Un impératif de départ, c’est l’initialisation avec comme levier la formalisation d’une vision forte qui doit être comprise et partagée. En outre, un concept clé est celui de domaine d’action stratégique pertinent qui doit être cerné et défini, par diverses méthodes d’analyse... - Abdou Karim GUEYE Ecrivain Le Coeur et l'Esprit
The concept of portraying evil and then destroying it - I know this is considered mainstream, but I think it is rotten. This idea that whenever something evil happens someone particular can be blamed and punished for it, in life and in politics is hopeless. - Hayao Miyazaki
We can not begin to administer justice without understanding the concept of truth and mercy. - Paul Bamikole
The Structure is bigger than the concept. - J.T Abraham
Love is beyond reason. Love is not measurable in words. Love cannot be partial; it cannot have owners. Love is essentially beyond definition or concept. - Mabel Iam
The concept of leadership is abused by people who think a person becomes a leader when he grows grey hair, put into a position and expected to function. Everyone has a leadership potential carried within in a specific area of his or purpose. Leadership is universal and built on trust. - Israelmore Ayivor
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