Quotation Explorer - 'Constitute'

Creativity and imagination are not frosting on a cake: They are integral to our sustainability. They are survival mechanisms. They are of the essence of who we are. They constitute our deepest empowerment. - Matthew Fox
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
Women constitute half the world's population, perform nearly two-thirds of its work hours, receive one-tenth of the world's income and own less than one-hundredth of the world's property.
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong-these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. - Sir Winston Churchill
It is your responsibility to make sure that positive emotions constitute the dominating influence of your mind. - Napoleon Hill
Suppose we were able to share meanings freely without a compulsive urge to impose our view or conform to those of others and without distortion and self-deception. Would this not constitute a real revolution in culture? - David Bohm
The two powers which in my opinion constitute a wise man are those of bearing and forebearing. - Epictetus
Your best shot at happiness, self-worth and personal satisfaction - the things that constitute real success - is not in earning as much as you can but in performing as well as you can something that you consider worthwhile. - William Raspberry
Want of foresight, unwillingness to act when action would be simple and effective, lack of clear thinking, confusion of counsel until the emergency comes, until self-preservation strikes its jarring gong - these are the features which constitute the endless repetition of history. - Winston S. Churchill
Death, displacement and injury caused by conflicts constitute one of the most devastating epidemics of our age. - Widad Akreyi
The fantastic advances in the field of electronic communication constitute a greater danger to the privacy of the individual. - Earl Warren
Reading is at the threshold of the spiritual life; it can introduce us to it. It does not constitute it ... There are certain cases of spiritual depression in which reading can become a sort of curative discipline ... reintroducing a lazy mind into the life of the Spirit. - Marcel Proust
The conservation of our natural resources and their proper use constitute the fundamental problem which underlies almost every other problem of our national life. - Theodore Roosevelt
I'm very depressed how in this country you can be told "That's offensive" as though those two words constitute an argument. - Christopher Hitchens
The humanities should constitute the core of any university worth the name. - Terry Eagleton
Wondering and writing constitute positive madness. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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