Quotation Explorer - 'Conception'

One could not be a successful scientist without realizing that, in contrast to the popular conception supported by newspapers and mothers of scientists, a goodly number of scientists are not only narrow-minded and dull, but also just stupid.
We are weighed down, every moment, by the conception and the sensation of Time. And there are but two means of escaping and forgetting this nightmare: pleasure and work. Pleasure consumes us. Work strengthens us. Let us choose. - Charles Baudelaire
The conception of each star was at the point of no return; of a desperate soul struggling to master the winds! - C. JoyBell C.
At this stage I can see most of the men are still primitive about sexual perception and conception. - Baris Gencel
No revolution, no political change, is ever born from immaculate conception. - Mike Klepper
Happiness is an inner perception, not an outer realistic conception. - Debasish Mridha
They say (she had read somewhere) that no one ever disappears, up in the atmosphere, stratosphere, whatever you call space--atoms infinitely minute, beyond conception of existence, are up there forever, from the whole world, from all time. - Nadine Gordimer
The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything except our thinking. Thus, we are drifting toward catastrophe beyond conception. We shall require a substantially new manner of thinking if mankind is to survive. - Albert Einstein
This change in the conception of reality is the most profound and the most fruitful that physics has experienced since the time of .{Referring to James Clerk Maxwell's contributions to physics} Albert Einstein - Newton
I went to a convent in New York and was fired finally for my insistence that the Immaculate Conception was spontaneous combustion. - Dorothy Parker
The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep - A.P. Herbert
I am not pretty, I am not ugly,I am not true, I am not false, I am just me, a reality, a conception not a misinterpretation. - Debasish Mridha
Material and technical changes are mostly quite visible. But less visible are the changes in the mind of the people, their way of thinking, their conception of the world and the quality of their fears. ("Horizon and Vision" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Martial (the main character of LOCUS SOLUS) has a very interesting conception of literary beauty: the work must contain nothing real, no observations about the world or the mind, nothing but completely imaginary constructions. These are in themselves ideas from an extrahuman world. - Pierre Janet
The idea of God, infinity, or spirit stands for the possible attempt at an impossible conception. - Edgar Allan Poe
Just as it is knownThat an image of one's face is seenDepending on a mirrorBut does not really exist as a face,So the conception of "I" existsDependent on mind and body,But like the image of a faceThe "I" does not at all exist as its own reality. - Nāgārjuna
It is sadder to find the past again and find it inadequate to the present than it is to have it elude you and remain forever a harmonious conception of memory. - F. Scott Fitzgerald
All perceptible matter comes from a primary substance, or tenuity beyond conception, filling all space, the akasha or luminiferous ether, which is acted upon by the life giving Prana or creative force, calling into existence, in never-ending cycles all things and phenomena. - Nikola Tesla
I am not pretty; I am not ugly. I am not true, and I am not false. I am just me—a reality, a conception, and not a misinterpretation. - Debasish Mridha
Life is life - whether in a cat, or dog or man. There is no difference there between a cat or a man. The idea of difference is a human conception for man's own advantage. - Aurobindo Sri
What happens after death is so glorious that our imagination, our feelings do not suffice to form even an approimate conception of it. Memories and Dreams, - Carl Jung
Vision - It reaches beyond the thing that is, into the conception of what can be. Imagination gives you the picture. Vision gives you the impulse to make the picture your own. - Robert Collier
If men were born free, they would, so long as they remained free, form no conception of good and evil. - Baruch Spinoza
Actually he looks like a nice young man, and perhaps can't be blamed for his crass conception of women since all men think that way. I've met only one who appreciated me as a human being and even he didn't really. - Elin Wägner
In our time no one has the conception of what is great. It is up to me to show them. - Napoléon Bonaparte
Il nous faut partir d'une conception d'ensemble de l'organisme en tant qu'une entité fondamentale de la biologie, puis comprendre comment celui-ci se divise en parties qui respectent son ordre intrinsèque - pour donner un organisme harmonieusement intégré en dépit de sa complexité. - Brian Goodwin
Evolution is a part of nature. The world has strayed away from God, and now interprets its conception for the benefit of blissful ignorance. - Lionel Suggs
In the absence of sleep, my restless nights have been fueled by my overactive imagination, weaving waking dreams onto the canvas of conception. Filling my head with lots of ideas waiting to be born into reality. I am eager to return to my beautiful mistress, Creation! - Jaeda DeWalt
The "right to life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness" begins with "life", and "life" begins at conception. - A.E. Samaan
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
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