Quotation Explorer - 'Structure'

Immature citizens in several sizes were massed before a large factorylike structure where advanced techniques transformed them into true-thinking right-acting members of the three social classes, lower, middle, and upper middle. - Donald Barthelme
Islam appears to me like a perfect work of architecture. All its parts are harmoniously conceived to complement and support each other; nothing is superfluous and nothing lacking; and the result is a structure of absolute balance and solid composure. - Muhammad Asad
I dream of a world where Science shapes the structure of a society, rather than politics. - Abhijit Naskar
The incalculable winds of fantasy and music and poetry, the mere face of a girl, the song of a bird, or the sight of a horizon, are always blowing evil’s whole structure away. - C.S. Lewis
When art critics get together they talk about Form and Structure and Meaning. When artists get together they talk about where you can buy cheap turpentine. - Pablo Picasso
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. - Edward Rickenbacker
The Temple-like structure at which our heroes seek answers has an interior environment more like a familiar tavern at which C. S. Lewis would be comfortable or, for that matter, at which Christ would be criticized for associating with sinners. - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
I don't try to imagine a personal God; it suffices to stand in awe at the structure of the world, insofar as it allows our inadequate senses to appreciate it. - Albert Einstein
Because God is a rational being and the universe is his personal creation, it necessarily has a rational, lawful, stable structure, awaiting increased human comprehension. This is the key to many intellectual undertakings, among them, the rise of science. - Rodney Stark
America’s education system has become less a ladder of opportunity than a structure to transmit inequity from one generation to the next. - Nicholas Kristof
Your body is molecular structure your body is a massive energy at a very high speed of vibration. - Bob Proctor
Today's scientists have substituted mathematics for experiments, and they wander off through equation after equation, and eventually build a structure which has no relation to reality. - Nikola Tesla
Nobody wants to fall into a safety net, because it means the structure in which they've been living is in a state of collapse and they have no choice but to tumble downwards. However, it beats the alternative. - Lemony Snicket
Love is not enough. It must be the foundation, the cornerstone - but not the complete structure. It is much too pliable, too yielding. - Bette Davis
If a sect does officially insist that its structure of belief demands that evolution be false, then no compromise is possible. An honest and competent biology teacher can only conclude that the sect's beliefs are wrong and that its religion is a false one. - George Gaylord Simpson
The stability of the structure is directly related to the security of the foundation - Blake Higginbotham
There is absolutely no greater high than challenging the power structure as a nobody, giving it your all, and winning! - Abbie Hoffman
Much of what we think of as human evolved long after the use of tools. It is probably more correct to think of much of our structure as the result of culture than it is to think of men anatomically like ourselves slowly developing culture. - Sherwood L. Washburn
She is beyond any mortal structure of words, yet she inspires the effort to try anyway. - Hubert Martin
It's my contention that each book creates its own structure and its own length. I've written three or four slim books. It may be that the next novel is a big one, but I don't know. - Don DeLillo
Structure your thought pattern to what you want to achieve and who you want to become. - Jaachynma N.E. Agu
We are social and political creatures but foremost we are a biological one. Our feelings, sentiments, emotions and attractions are generally because of our biological structure and appearance. - M.F. Moonzajer
Writing is a profession that has no real career structure and your best advice when you hit a difficulty is probably going to come from another writer one or two rungs on the career ladder ahead of you. - Sara Sheridan
The right to vote is a *consequence*, not a primary cause, of a free social system -- and its value depends on the constitutional structure implementing and strictly delimiting the voters' power; unlimited majority rule is an instance of the principle of tyranny. - Ayn Rand
My scars tell a story. They are a reminder of times when life tried to break me, but failed. They are markings of where the structure of my character was welded. - Steve Maraboli
The positive emotions that arise in...unpromising circumstances demonstrate that social ties and meaningful work are deeply desired, readily improvised, and intensely rewarding. The very structure of our economy and society prevent these goals from being achieved. - Rebecca Solnit
No other work of man in any language even faintly resembles the intricate structure and design of the Bible. The fact remains only an infinite mind could have devised this Book of books. - Winkie Pratney
If you live everyday, with the capacity to stretch yourself past limitation and structure, you will find boundless opportunity is all the places that once scared you. - Nikki Rowe
We wish to discuss a structure for the salt of deoxyribose nucleic acid. (D.N.A.). This structure has novel features which are of considerable biologic interest. - Rosalind Franklin
Love tone, rhythm, lyrical or melodic structure from heart to love! is the interlude of true love. - Auliq Ice
Perhaps I have found out a little about the structure of atoms. - Niels Bohr
It is our American habit if we find the foundations of our educational structure unsatisfactory to add another story or wing. We find it easier to add a new study or course or kind of school than to recognize existing conditions so as to meet the need. - John Dewey
Since men are not equals in white supremacist, capitalist, patriarchal class structure, which men do women want to be equal to? - bell hooks
To rely solely on logic is in essence to operate within a structure of limited knowledge and understanding - Stephan Labossiere
Recognizing the structure of your psychology doesn't mean that you can easily rebuild it. - Dean Koontz
​A carefully constructed structure of education is supposed to smoothen the pursuit of knowledge, instead of restricting the flow of knowledge. - Abhijit Naskar
But the basic structure of capitalism, in which a small number own most of the productive assets, guarantees that the vast majority of people will (at best) spend their lives earning wages, but never profits. - Michael A. McCarthy, ABC's of Socialism
A house is just a house for its structure and matter but when you add to this a warm caring family the house transforms into a home. - Victor Manan Nyambala
The decision as to whether to risk one’s actual life or to surrender the ideal self-conception is a decision about who one is.(from The structure of desire and recognition) - Robert B. Brandom
it [In Memoriam] expressed exactly the nature of her own shock and sorrow, the very structure and slow process of pain, and the transformations and transmutations of grief, like rot in the earth-mould, like roots and other blind things moving in the grave. - A.S. Byatt
It is possible to have a rather tranquil political atmosphere in any given nation. The secret is to put truth and honesty as the foundation of the political structure in that nation. - Sunday Adelaja
The apartment faces an alley and is entered by a fire-escape, a structure whose name is a touch of accidental poetic truth, for all of these huge buildings are always burning with the slow and implacable fires of human desperation. - Tennessee Williams
It is precisely democracy which is destroying the American political structure, American law, and the American economy. - Rose Wilder Lane
I have tried to remove weight, sometimes from people, sometimes from heavenly bodies, sometimes from cities; above all I have tried to remove weight from the structure of stories and from language. - Italo Calvino
Love is the mortar that holds the human structure together. - Karen Casey
To express yourself in a creative way you don't need structure you need an empty mind. - E'yen A. Gardner
The structure of the universe is a computational geometry that is fractal in nature. - R.A.Delmonico
No matter how long a shallow foundation supports a luxuriant structure, it will always collapse back to its thin rank, flouting out emotions. - Darmie Orem
A woman can take care of the family. It takes a man to provide structure, to provide stability. Not that I'm saying a woman can't provide stability, I'm not saying that...It does take a father though. - Tom DeLay
My dear boy, your thinking has no structure, no foundation. You pick up your primary ideas from TV shows. You're like a fart in the bathtub. ['The Murder Room: The Heirs of Sherlock Holmes'] - Richard Walter
I have no objection to the expression of political opinions in SF if they are an integral part of the story structure. I don't at all appreciate their intrusion for the purpose of converting a story into a political tract, because I consider that intellectually insulting. - Roger Zelazny
The Structure is bigger than the concept. - J.T Abraham
If the hard workers be ever appraised honestly by the organisation’s head, then the history would have never witnessed the case of the hands being cut-off of the workforce who created the huge structure. - Anuj Somany
The sense of perspective that interaction with multiple cultures gives you I find to be extremely valuable, because it allows you to see the structure of a country with greater clarity, and gives you a sense of mental independence. - Julian Assange
Freedom without structure is its own slavery. - David Brooks
The structure of a 'writing schedule' is only there as a frame. You provide the image, the emotion, and the sentiment in your own time. - Dr Margaret Aranda
One problem with the way the educational system is set up is that it only recognizes a certain type of intelligence, and it’s incredibly restrictive - very, very restrictive. There’s so many types of intelligence, and people who would be at their best outside of that structure get lost. - Bruce Springsteen
What gives value to travel is fear. It breaks down a kind of inner structure we all have. - Elizabeth Benedict
The structure of language determines not only thought, but reality itself. - Noam Chomsky
Time is not just behind; it's after and now. To create more reality is to create more time and to do that is to create a structure and then to take it to the next Level. - J.T.Abraham
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