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Willard Van Orman Quine Quote of the Day

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One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

Meaning is what essence becomes when it is divorced
from the object of reference and wedded to the word.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

To be is to be the value of a variable.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

We do not learn first what to talk about and then what to say about it.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

 

Physics investigates the essential nature of the world,
and biology describes a local bump.
Psychology, human psychology, describes a bump on the bump.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

It is one of the consolations of philosophy that the
benefit of showing how to dispense with a concept does
not hinge on dispensing with it.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

Language is a social art.
- Willard Van Orman Quine


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The familiar material objects may not be all that is real,
but they are admirable examples.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which
the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels.
To switch languages is to change the labels.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

'Ouch' is not independent of social training.
One has only to prick a foreigner to appreciate that it is an English word.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

Language is conceived in sin and science is its redemption.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

Confusion of sign and object is original sin coeval with the word.
- Willard Van Orman Quine

If you wait for opportunities to occur,
you will be one of the crowd.
- Edward de Bono PHOTO

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson PHOTO

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow PHOTO

One does not discover new lands without consenting
to lose sight of the shore for a very long time.
- Andre Gide PHOTO

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu PHOTO

This day I will marry my friend,
the one I laugh with, live for, dream with, love.
- Anonymous PHOTO

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran PHOTO

One can never consent to creep when one feels the impulse to soar.
- Helen Keller PHOTO

Majority rule only works if you're also
considering individual rights,
because you can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt PHOTO

When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy PHOTO

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

Don't let one cloud obliterate the whole sky.
- Anais Nin

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Friendship is born at that moment
when one person says to another,
"What! You too? I thought I was the only one."
- C. S. Lewis

We must be willing to get rid of the life we've planned,
so as to have the life that is waiting for us.
The old skin has to be shed before the new one can come.
- Joseph Campbell

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

In one drop of water are found all the secrets of all the oceans.
- Khalil Gibran

Individually, we are one drop.
Together, we are an ocean.
- Ryunosuke Satoro

One can not reflect in streaming water.
Only those who know internal peace can give it to others.
- Lao Tzu

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

We who lived in concentration camps can remember the men
who walked through the huts comforting others,
giving away their last piece of bread...
They offer sufficient proof that everything
can be taken from a man but one thing:
to choose one's attitude in any given set of circumstances,
to choose one's own way.
- Viktor E. Frankl

Drop the sword - for there is but one flesh to wound,
and it is the one flesh of all humankind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The essence of all religions is one.
Only their approaches are different.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

I am one with the Earth,
with the Water, with the Fire,
with the Air that I breathe,
with all Living Things,
and we are all one with Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you can't feed a hundred people, then feed just one.
- Mother Teresa

The quality, not the longevity, of one's life is what is important.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No one can give you freedom but you.
- Byron Katie

One accurate measurement is worth a thousand expert opinions.
- Grace Hopper

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

An optimist is one who makes the best
of what he gets the worst of.
- Anonymous

Cause and effect are two sides of one fact.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where love reigns, there is no will to power;
and where the will to power is paramount, love is lacking.
The one is but the shadow of the other.
- Carl Jung

It is one thing to say that something should be done,
but quite a different matter to do it.
- Aesop

Whatever you are, be a good one.
- Abraham Lincoln

We will either find a way or make one.
- Hannibal

Neither should a ship rely on one small anchor,
nor should life rest on a single hope.
- Epictetus

To acquire knowledge, one must study;
but to acquire wisdom, one must observe.
- Marilyn vos Savant

The final delusion is the belief
that one has lost all delusions.
- Maurice Chapelain

The trick is in what one emphasizes.
We either make ourselves miserable,
or we make ourselves happy.
The amount of work is the same.
- Carlos Castaneda

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike;
there is but one step from envy to hate.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

One who is too insistent on his own views,
finds few to agree with him.
- Lao Tzu

Why need I volumes, if one word suffice?
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

About most subjects, there is not "The Truth;"
there is merely one's personal truth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One bold inspiration choreographs a dance with promise.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

A new command I give you: Love one another.
As I have loved you, so you must love one another.
- Jesus of Nazareth (John 13:34)

You can't have five wolves and one sheep
voting on what to have for dinner.
- Larry Flynt

Love like you've never been hurt,
dance like no one is watching,
live as though heaven is on earth.
- Satchel Paige

I am the wisest man alive, for I know one thing,
and that is that I know nothing.
- Socrates

If one advances confidently
in the direction of his dreams,
and endeavors to live
the life which he has imagined,
he will meet with success
unexpected in common hours.
- Henry David Thoreau

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

I have a dream that my four little children will one day
live in a nation where they will
not be judged by the color of their skin,
but by the content of their character.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

No one has ever become poor by giving.
- Anne Frank

There is only one happiness in life: to love and to be loved.
- George Sand

I don't know what your destiny will be, but one thing I know:
the only ones among you who will be really happy
are those who will have sought and found how to serve.
- Albert Schweitzer

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin


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