Quotation Explorer - 'Term'

The term "political correctness" has always appalled me, reminding me of Orwell's "Thought Police" and fascist regimes. - Helmut Newton
The real purpose of the opposition is to minimize the amount of money the ruling party will have stolen from the people at the end of its term. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Sometimes I hesitate to use the term sexual abuse. It conjures up worst-case scenarios in our minds, and we think, "That will never happen to my kids." And we never begin the conversation regarding sexual abuse with our children. But one violation left in secret can cause significant pain. - Carolyn Byers Ruch
Democracy is a western term for a dictatorship that hasn't come out of the closet. - Anthony Corlisatra
Madness is too glamorous a term to convey what happens to most people who are losing their minds. That word is too exciting,too literary, too interesting in its connotations, to convey the boredom, the slowness, the dreariness, the dampness of depression. - Elizabeth Wurtzel
In modern society the term "no" have changed meaning. It now seems to be an abbreviation for "Negotiations Open". - Jury Nel
The paradox of education is that any man only educated by others is an uneducated man; without self-education you cannot be educated one in strict sense of this term. - Elmar Hussein
Technical term is narcissism. You can't believe everything is your fault unless you also believe you're all powerful. - Matt Witten
Not all are called to be artists in the specific sense of the term. Yet, as Genesis has it, all men and women are entrusted with the task of crafting their own life: in a certain sense, they are to make of it a work of art, a masterpiece. - Pope John Paul II
Orcs do not have enemies. Monde tried to search for the proper term, We have…adversaries.Isn’t that the same thing?Depends on who’s winning the war. - Sabrina Zbasnik
In fact the trick good shooters deploy is change of focus from long to short and vice versa. And that should happen fast.The modus operandi is an alignment of long Focus (long term vision) with due validation with respect to current status (short term goals). - Priyavrat Thareja
The practice of cultivating altruism has a beneficial effect not only from the religious point of view but also from the mundane point of view, not only for long term spiritual development but even in terms of immediate rewards. - Dalai Lama XIV
Arguably insane utility workers that blatantly harass law abiding customers is likely to become more frequent as the long term effects of biologically toxic radio frequency (RF) radiation exposures from their transmitting smart meters continues to emerge. - Steven Magee
It is obvious that 'obscenity' is not a term capable of exact legal definition; in the practice of the Courts, it means 'anything that shocks the magistrate.' - Bertrand Russell
We have just witnessed a classic example of what I like to call 'misdirected rage'. I believe the technical term is being an ass. - Natsuki Takaya
Talking to strangers is very panic fear, to be fearless and good communicator in long term try talking to strangers with courage like you already know them. - Amit Kalantri
Jean-Baptiste Say may have coined the term 'entrepreneur' but he totally missed the opportunity to put it on a t-shirt and sell it. - Ryan Lilly
When a strong emotion is hitting you, it's like nothing else in the world matters and you forget to keep in mind that the emotion will pass. You forget that the strength of the present emotion does not necessarily have anything to do with its long term impact on you. - Anonymous
The very term ‘public utility’ is an absurd one. Every good is useful ‘to the public,’ and almost every good may be considered ‘necessary.’ Any designation of a few industries as ‘public utilities’ is completely arbitrary and unjustified. - Murray N. Rothbard
I just love bossy women. I could be around them all day. To me, bossy is not a pejorative term at all. It means someone's passionate and engaged and ambitious and doesn't mind leading. - Amy Poehler
A leader is someone who steps back from the entire system and tries to build a more collaborative, more innovative system that will work over the long term.
Thanks to President Obama, I am able to get medical treatment in the USA for the long term effects of very high altitude sickness and unnatural electromagnetic radiation exposures. - Steven Magee
Girls should be taught at school that giving birth to an unnaturally over-sized western baby that no longer fits down the birth canal may lead to a multitude of long term health problems. - Steven Magee
You may have the greatest vision, plans or goals as you may term it. You can call it Vison 2020, Vision 2045 or whatever. But remember, not work is done unless a distance is covered! - Israelmore Ayivor
Very few people realize how dangerous the indoor environment can be to long term health. - Steven Magee
Deciding to commit yourself to long term results rather than short term fixes is as important as any decision you'll make in your lifetime. - Anthony Robbins
In the scriptures there is no such thing as righteous pride—it is always considered a sin. Therefore, no matter how the world uses the term, we must understand how God uses the term so we can understand the language of holy writ and profit thereby. - Ezra Taft Benson
I maintain there is much more wonder in science than in pseudoscience. And in addition, to whatever measure this term has any meaning, science has the additional virtue, and it is not an inconsiderable one, of being true. - Carl Sagan
Experience demands that man is the only animal which devours his own kind, for I can apply no milder term to the general prey of the rich on the poor. - Thomas Jefferson
Science Magazine wouldn't in a dream think about publishing a single Chinese term. Chinese words and brands must be suppressed, crushed even, hold back at all costs. - Thorsten J. Pattberg
Exceed expectations" is such a lispy term. I hope that it never infiltrates the bedroom or sport. - Grant McLachlan
The human spirit is so utterly one with the body that the term "form" can be used of the body and retain its proper meaning. Conversely, the form of the body is spirit, and this is what makes the human being a person. - Pope Benedict XVI
If silences could be pregnant, then this one went to full term. - Alison Weir
If you use the term 'over-exaggerate,' you know the definition neither of 'exaggerate' nor of 'over. - Rodney Ulyate
When people get into their 30s plus "boyfriend" sounds weird...if you really think about it. Instead, I think we should universally start using the term "manfriend" or "snookie bookie cuddles pie". - Michelle M. Pillow
The void is 'not-being,' and no part of 'what is' is a 'not-being,'; for what 'is' in the strict sense of the term is an absolute plenum. This plenum, however, is not 'one': on the contrary, it is a 'many' infinite in number and invisible owing to the minuteness of their bulk. - Aristotle
A set and concrete term of attaining a plan mobilizes a man to fulfill it. - Sunday Adelaja
Writer's block is a fancy term made up by whiners so they can have an excuse to drink alcohol. - Steve Martin
Turns out that once you kill a god, people want to talk to you. Paranormal insurance salesmen with special "godslayer" term life policies. Charlatan's with "godproof" armor and extraplanar safe houses for rent. But most notably, other gods... - Kevin Hearne
A big secret to life is when you learn that learning is just as entertaining as entertainment, but with long term benefits. - Orrin Woodward
Heresy is usually quite sophisticated, actually has a meaning, and is to be taken very seriously. It is therefore to be carefully distinguished from turgid, pretentious, badly-written Bullsgeshichte, to use the technical German theological term. - Carl R. Trueman
The term "work" is getting thrown around as though everyone seems to be doing so. The question is, working for what? Every time I am at work, it means I am getting closer to my goal. Once you have the vision, you work towards it. - J.R. Rim
Dynamic Leaders value and nurture relationships to create long term associations that create and achieve professional respect~bns - Bluenscottish
Unhappiness in a child accumulates because he sees no end to the dark tunnel. The thirteen weeks of a term might just as well be thirteen years. - Graeme Greene
Privacy’ is an unusable term. We should instead talk about freedom, autonomy and self-determination of the individual. Being allowed to be yourself, to think whatever you want and to act within the law with no hindrance. That resonates with everyone. - Danny Mekić
Courting is a much sweeter term than 'dating'. It sounds like it has more intent, more like an agreement that two people enter into with a future in mind. - Kim Cattrall
I must take issue with the term 'a mere child,' for it has been my invariable experience that the company of a mere child is infinitely preferable to that of a mere adult. - Fran Lebowitz
The term "totalitarian" was derived from Adolf Hitler's "Total State", which was a "craddle to grave" solution that sought to micro-manage all aspects of humanity. - A.E. Samaan
President is a curious term for the American head of state, because "presiding" in any meaningful sense is the one thing the president of the United States does not do. - Garrett Epps
I've seen enough family photos in enough homes to know that the term 'suitable for framing' should have a stricter definition. - Alex Bosworth
All civilizations have needed a stable basis of short term value. - Jay Weiser
And that you seek forgiveness of your Lord, and then turn to Him. He will provide for you a goodly provision until an appointed term. And He will grant His grace to every one possessed of merit. And if you turn away, then surely, I fear for you the punishment of a dreadful day. - Anonymous The Quran
MUGWUMP, n. In politics one afflicted with self-respect and addicted to the vice of independence. A term of contempt. - Ambrose Bierce
Parades should be classed as a nuisance and participants should be subject to a term in prison. - Will Rogers
Drawing and painting is like a quickie in bed. Were as novel writing is a long term relationship, much more fulling. - Tara Dobbs
Finally, slowly, drippingly, degrade the term Choice down to its most meager means: The red car not the black one. The 9:25 showing, not the 7:15. Ritz not Wheat Thins. - Geoffrey Wood
Winning is not a matter of acceptance but a term of dedication with an interest to achieve. - Auliq Ice
Pride is nothing more than false courage without long term solutions. - Shannon L. Alder
Resist the short term temptation of procrastination; the immediate pleasure and relief that it brings does not fair in comparison to the long lasting damage it does to your dreams and goals. - Noel DeJesus
All utopias are dystopias. The term "dystopia" was coined by fools that believed a "utopia" can be functional. - A.E. Samaan
If men saw that a term was set to their troubles, they would find strength in some way to withstand the hocus-pocus and intimidations of the prophets. - Lucretius
Marketing is a fashionable term. The sales manager becomes a marketing vice president. But a gravedigger is still a gravedigger even when it is called a mortician - only the price of the burial goes up. - Peter Drucker
The elevation of appearance over substance, of celebrity over character, of short term gains over lasting achievement displays a poverty of ambition. It distracts you from what's truly important. - Barack Obama
A man becomes God. This is the culture of life power of a human being. This is such a culture of unimaginable life power.The term God is the self -prejudiced word. This is used to explain the thing. But whatever happens is encircling a man. - Sri Jibankrishna or Diamond
Environment' is a term that creates no pictures in the mind, which is why I have begun to use 'natural world' or 'living planet' instead. - George Monbiot
I’m not interested in external ego but internal satisfaction. I’m not interested just in easy glory but in constructing something….together we are trying to build a project that is not just short term - manuel pellegrini
Etymology, n.: Some early etymological scholars come up with derivations that were hard for the public to believe. The term "etymology" was formed from the Latin "etus" ("eaten"), the root "mal" ("bad"), and "logy" ("study of"). It meant "the study of things that are hard to swallow."
In most people, the term consciousness identifies with that socially conditioned Ego. At a number of people this identification is so powerful that they are unaware that their life is governed by a socially conditioned mind. - Frank Wanderer
I sometimes get hassled for using the term "fat" but I also use the term "crazy" to describe myself and I'm fine with that because I'm taking those words back. I'm also taking "sexy" back because, frankly, Justin Timberlake has had it too long and he doesn't even need it. - Jenny Lawson
The ability to discipline yourself to delay gratification in the short term in order to enjoy greater rewards in the long term, is the indispensable prerequisite for success. - Brian Tracy
Please choose the way of peace. ... In the short term there may be winners and losers in this war that we all dread. But that never can, nor never will justify the suffering, pain and loss of life your weapons will cause. - Mother Teresa
Before my term has ended, we shall have to test anew whether a nation organized and governed such as ours can endure. The outcome is by no means certain. - John F. Kennedy
Power is something that is out of term. - Lena Hussain
[Justice George Sutherland said, in the majority opinion for the Carter Coal case] 'One who does a thing in order to avoid a monetary penalty does not agree; he yields to compulsion precisely the same as though he did so to avoid a term in jail. - Jim Powell
Success, in a generally accepted sense of the term, means the opportunity to experience and to realize to the maximum the forces that are within us.
In a scheme of policy which is devised for a nation, we should not limit our views to its operation during a single year, or even for a short term of years. We should look at its operation for a considerable time, and in war as well as in peace. - Henry Clay
Abignades or abegnadesA term used in te department of the Landes for the intestines of a goose cooked in its blood. Abegnades are found almost solely in the chalosse region, where they are eaten on bread fried in goose fat, with slices of lemon. - Escoffier, Auguste
There are three side effects of acid. Enchanced long term memory, decreased short term memory, and I forget the third. - Timothy Leary
Science fiction" means different things to different people. "When I make a word do a lot of work like that," said Humpty Dumpty, "I always pay it extra"—in which case the term science fiction has piled up a lot of expensive overtime. - Robert A. Heinlein
I am what I might term an unprejudiced sceptic. I am not given to either believing or disbelieving things 'on principle,' as I have found many idiots prone to be, and what is more, some of them not ashamed to boast of the insane fact. - William Hope Hodgson
When I say 'friends,' I use that term loosely, as I don't actually have any. - Stephan Pastis
ATHEIST is really a thoroughly honest, unambiguous term, it admits of no paltering and no evasion, and the need of the world, now as ever, is for clear-cut issues and unambiguous speech. - Chapman Cohen
The rich man may never get into heaven, but the pauper is already serving his term in hell. - Alexander Chase
Perhaps the saddest part of coexistence is the concept of interdependence being necessary for any form of solidarity to be realized. Being encouraged to lean on the weak, does not sound like a long term viable solution to attaining strength. - Justin K. McFarlane Beau
Never allow your short term temperament to affect your long term decisions. - Moutasem Algharati
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