Quotation Explorer - 'Defining'

Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity. - Jacques Ellul
Burning passion, definite purpose and joyful persistence are the defining force for true success. - Debasish Mridha
Be careful not to limit your life by defining your purpose too carefully.'- - Dachia Arritola
Storytelling reveals meaning without committing the error of defining it. - Hannah Arendt
The Berlin Wall is the defining achievement of socialism.
Defining and analyzing humor is a pastime of humorless people. - Robert Benchley
Often we don't even realize who we're meant to be because we're so busy trying to live out someone else's ideas. But other people and their opinions hold no power in defining our destiny. - Oprah Winfrey
Different people have different ways of defining, living and maintaining relationships. Your way is not the only right way, it is merely your way. As far as right way is concerned, there isn't any. It is all about different opinions and perceptions. - Arti Honrao
A defining factor of team success is trust in God. - Sunday Adelaja
Through each crisis in my life, with acceptance and hope, in a single defining moment, I finally gained the courage to do things differently. - Sharon E. Rainey
Once in a while, life gives you a chance to measure your worth. Sometimes you're called upon to make a split-second decision to do the right thing, defining which way your life will go. These are the choices that make you who you are. - Perry Moore
It’s only when we are able to exceed our rigid interpretations, and we start defining love in it’s totality, that we realize that love is everywhere - Julian Pencilliah
The most exciting and most defining part of our spirituality comes from the journey we take. - Jenna Alatari
We can be the very first generation which fails to see the logic or pride in defining ourselves by anything else but what is found within ourselves: our values - Akilnathan Logeswaran
The defining function of the artist is to cherish consciousness.
Despite every advancement, language remains the defining nexus of our humanity; it is where our knowledge and hope lie. It is the precondition of human tenderness, mightier than the sword but also infinitely more subtle and ultimately more urgent. - Andrew Solomon
The Church, as Jesus seems to be defining it, is the gathering of accepted brokenness. It’s not the gathering of the saved. - Richard Rohr
Wisdom along with maturity is self understanding and defining one's character through reasoning in a circumstance. - Unarine Ramaru
Until you make a destiny defining decision, you can't move from where you are to the rightful place you should be. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
The idea of an election is much more interesting to me than the election itself...The act of voting is in itself the defining moment. - Jeff Melvoin
I think of these desert years of mine, not of my choosing. Maybe if it were all smooth and comfortable, if my pride and professionalism were defining life for me, God's steel-quiet, penetrating word would have been lost in the babble and sheen of success. - Luci Shaw
Every great leader can take you back to a defining moment when they decided to lead - John Paul Warren
Anyone who has gumption knows what it is, and anyone who hasn't can never know what it is. So there is no need of defining it. - L. M. Montgomery
The ability to focus attention on important things is a defining characteristic of intelligence. - Robert J. Shiller
Be careful... any time you find yourself defining the "winner" as someone other than the agent who is currently smiling from on top of a giant heap of utility. - Eliezer Yudkowsky
I'd imagine "murderess" trumps "wife" when defining a close relationship. - Robert Galbraith
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