Quotation Explorer - 'Regarded'

The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary. - Wilhelm Reich
Back then: to be regarded as well-known, one had to be great. Today: to be regarded as great, one has to be well-known. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Cripples are not the stuff of romance. Only Lord Byron, dragging his club foot, springs to mind as an exception to the rule, but such a failing in a man is regarded as interesting, even provocative, rather than disfiguring. Women must submit to a more exacting measure. - Mordecai Richler
Cynics regarded everybody as equally corrupt... Idealists regarded everybody as equally corrupt, except themselves. - Robert Anton Wilson
In the beginning, the universe was created. This made a lot of people very angry, and has been widely regarded as a bad idea. - Douglas Adams
A youth is to be regarded with respect. How do you know that his future will not be equal to our present? - Confucius
MISCREANT, n. A person of the highest degree of unworth. Etymologically, the word means unbeliever, and its present signification may be regarded as theology's noblest contribution to the development of our language. - Ambrose Bierce
Dialogue in fiction should be reserved for the culminating moments and regarded as the spray into which the great wave of narrative breaks in curving toward the watcher on the shore. - Edith Wharton
The easiest way to make money is to be funny. The easiest way to be regarded as funny is to have money. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
#3530. That which does not appear to exist is to be regarded as if it did not exist.
It is my belief...that the talents every child has, regardless of his official 'I.Q,' could stay with him through life, to enrich him and everybody else, if these talents were not regarded as commodities with a value in the success-stakes. - Doris Lessing
Instead of being regarded as intelligent or knowledgeable, many a woman would rather be regarded as beautiful or good in the kitchen; many a man, as handsome or good in bed. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
We regarded each other across an expanse wider than the universe, within a space thinner than a razor's edge. - Rick Yancey
In a materialistic society, the dead body of a rich man’s dog is regarded as a corpse; that of a poor man, a carcass. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
A book may be regarded as irrelevant until it's relevance, importance and purpose is discovered through reading - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
Pride has traditionally been regarded as the foremost of the Seven Deadly Sins, but it has rather obviously been overtaken by Greed. - James Carlos Blake
There should be no separation between spontaneous work with an emotional tone and work directed by the intellect. Both are supplementary to each other and must be regarded as intimately connected. Discipline and freedom are thus to be seen as elements of equal weight, each partaking of the other. - Armin Hofmann
Intruding upon a dimension rightfully ours, modern medicine robs us of the dignity of what people in the past regarded as most precious: that final moment of death. - Shinmon Aoki
The principle that the end justifies the means is in individualist ethics regarded as the denial of all morals. In collectivist ethics it becomes necessarily the supreme rule. - Friedrich Hayek
Peace ought not be regarded the height of civilization, else like barbarians we forever battle for peace. - Criss Jami
Courage becomes a worthwhile and meaningful virtue when it is regarded not so much as a willingness to die manfully but as a determination to live decently. - Thomas S. Monson
As long as war is regarded as wicked it will always have its fascinations. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular. - Oscar Wilde
#3529. That which ought to have been done is to be regarded as done.
Eccentricity is not, as some would believe, a form of madness. It is often a kind of innocent pride, and the man of genius and the aristocrat are frequently regarded as eccentrics because genius and aristocrat are entirely unafraid of and uninfluenced by the opinions and vagaries of the crowd. - Edith Sitwell
Inviting someone to work for pay is a sacred privilege and a trust. It must be regarded a high honor to be able to give another person work, and neither employer nor employee should abuse this relationship - Judy Frankel
The toxicity of medical and industrial gas to the human depends on where it is used. A gas that is regarded as safe in a well ventilated environment at sea level may be a toxic gas in an indoor environment at high altitude. - Steven Magee
Whenever she walked along the streets of Manhattan, she looked at all the different faces coming toward her and, despite their different features and colors, she regarded them all as Americans. - Francesca Marciano
I've always regarded it as a test of character to dislike the Kennedys. I don't really respect anyone who falls for Camelot. - Christopher Hitchens
Magazines all too frequently lead to books and should be regarded by the prudent as the heavy petting of literature. - Fran Lebowitz
Everything we call real is made of things that cannot be regarded as real. - Niels Bohr
In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
MAJESTY, n. The state and title of a king. Regarded with a just contempt by the Most Eminent Grand Masters, Grand Chancellors, Great Incohonees and Imperial Potentates of the ancient and honorable orders of republican America. - Ambrose Bierce
The story so far: In the beginning the Universe was created. This has made a lot of people very angry and has been widely regarded as a bad move. - Douglas Adams
The human mind adjusts itself to a certain point of view, and those who have regarded nature from one angle, during a portion of their life, can adopt new ideas only with difficulty. - Antoine Lavoisier
To lose one parent may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness. - Oscar Wilde
During the Second World War, the Germans took four years to build the Atlantic Wall. On four beaches it held up the Allies for about an hour; at Omaha it held up the U.S. for less than one day. The Atlantic Wall must therefore be regarded as one of the greatest blunders in military history. - Stephen Ambrose
An ignorant man who is regarded as knowledgeable by people who are more ignorant than him is still ignorant. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Anyone that says his mind will be probably regarded a fool, but the true artist is not moved by the comments about the looks of his painting or remarks that are dreadfully sarcastic, but hearken now! That he who says what others want to hear hasn't said anything of his own. - Michael Bassey Johnson
We shall all respect the principle of each other and do nothing that would be regarded as an act oppression to any portion of the people - Alexander Mackenzie
TZETZE (or TSETSE) FLY, n. An African insect (_Glossina morsitans_) whose bite is commonly regarded as nature's most efficacious remedy for insomnia, though some patients prefer that of the American novelist (_Mendax interminabilis_). - Ambrose Bierce
America: the only country in the world where failing to promote yourself is regarded as being arrogant. - Garry Trudeau
Unlike Kim Cardassian or Donald Trump, Montaigne regarded the inward glance as an adventure in self-effacement not self infatuation. He was a charming and perceptive critic of his own foibles, especially alert to his weakness for inconsistency. - Danny Heitman
Aristotle may be regarded as the cultural barometer of Western history. Whenever his influence dominated the scene, it paved the way for one of history's brilliant eras; whenever it fell, so did mankind. - Ayn Rand
The Gelaming regarded themselves as a force for good, and in many ways they were, but they were also inexorable and their compassion could often feel like oppression. - Storm Constantine
The people who are regarded as moral luminaries are those who forego ordinary pleasures themselves and find compensation in interfering with the pleasures of others. - Bertrand Russell
To lose one parent, Mr Worthing, may be regarded as a misfortune; to lose both looks like carelessness. - Oscar Wilde
In the contexts of religion and politics, words are not regarded as standing, rather inadequately, for things and events; on the contrary, things and events are regarded as particular illustrations of words. - Aldous Huxley
The death of a dog may not by some be regarded as a tragedy, but some dogs are more worthy than some men, and can be more justly mourned. - J. Jefferson Farson
If you want to be regarded as a valuer of life, then first value time. - Auliq-Ice
Trees emit a wide variety of electromagentic radiation and it is regarded as healthy to live in a natural area that is surrounded by trees due to these beneficial emissions to human health. - Steven Magee
The perfection preached in the Gospels never yet built up an empire. Every man of action has a strong dose of egotism, pride, hardness, and cunning. But all those things will be forgiven him, indeed, they will be regarded as high qualities, if he can make of them the means to achieve great ends. - Charles de Gaulle
As long as war is regarded as wicked, it will always have its fascination. When it is looked upon as vulgar, it will cease to be popular. - Oscar Wilde
I have always regarded myself as the pillar of my life. - Meryl Streep
I have long held the opinion that the amount of noise that anyone can bear undisturbed stands in inverse proportion to his mental capacity and therefore be regarded as a pretty fair measure of it. - Arthur Schopenhauer
When the artist finds himself he is lost. The fact that he has succeeded in never finding himself is regarded by as his only lasting achievement. - Max Ernst
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