Quotation Explorer - 'Definitions'

Design is the method of putting form and content together. Design, just as art, has multiple definitions, there is no single definition. Design can be art. Design can be aesthetics. Design is so simple, that’s why it is so complicated. - Paul Rand
This is the setting out.The leaving of everything behind.Leaving the social milieu. The preconceptions.The definitions. The language. The narrowed field of vision. The expectations.No longer expecting relationships, memories, words, or letters to mean what they used to mean. To be, in a word: Open. - —Rabbi Lawrence Kushner
An atheist has to know a lot more than I know. An atheist is someone who knows there is no god. By some definitions atheism is very stupid. - Carl Sagan
What I do not like about our definitions of genius is that there is in them nothing of the day of judgment, nothing of resounding through eternity and nothing of the footsteps of the Almighty. - Georg Christoph Lichtenberg
MAGNETISM, n. Something acting upon a magnet. The two definitions immediately foregoing are condensed from the works of one thousand eminent scientists, who have illuminated the subject with a great white light, to the inexpressible advancement of human knowledge. - Ambrose Bierce
Merkabah is translated as either meaning the throne of god or chariot. Both definitions imply a means of spiritual ascension, not a physical one. They only have it partly right. - L.Z.Marie
I am girl of definitions, of logic, of black and white.Remember this. - Cecelia Ahern
I'm a Marketer, I don't believe in Brands , but I believe in Quality and quality has different definitions - ياسمين يوسف
Some do magic, some are god. Most seems a lie, yet most is true. It all depends on the definitions of words within ones illusion of the world. - L.H.
Definitions and meanings change all the time. Truth and reality are very volatile, indefinite, multi layered and sometimes very paradoxical. That’s why it is very fiddly to make a set definition for the phenomena of our daily life. ( " Did not expect it would ever happen, there" ) - Erik Pevernagie
Definitions are the guardians of rationality, the first line of defense against the chaos of mental disintegration. - Ayn Rand
People from different cultures have different definitions for beauty. Isn't that sad to judge others with our standards... rather than appreciate them? - Mizuki Nomura
GENTEEL, adj. Refined, after the fashion of a gent. Observe with care, my son, the distinction I reveal: A gentleman is gentle and a gent genteel. Heed not the definitions your "Unabridged" presents, For dictionary makers are generally gents. G.J. - Ambrose Bierce
Those that control the definitions, steer the culture as they please. - R.A.Delmonico
It is not the end of the physical body that should worry us. Rather, our concern must be to live while we're alive - to release our inner selves from the spiritual death that comes with living behind a facade designed to conform to external definitions of who and what we are. - Elisabeth Kübler-Ross
A classic is classic not because it conforms to certain structural rules, or fits certain definitions (of which its author had quite probably never heard). It is classic because of a certain eternal and irrepressible freshness. - Edith Wharton
Just definitions either prevent or put an end to a dispute. - Nathaniel Emmons
Definitions from Mulla Do-PiazaDrugs: Source of the mystical experience of the ignorant. - Idries Shah
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