Quotes About Concept

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Garth Stein
“Such a simple concept, yet so true: that which we manifest is before us; we are the creators of our own destiny. Be it through intention or ignorance, our successes and our failures have been brought on by none other than ourselves.”
Garth Stein, The Art of Racing in the Rain

Michael Bassey Johnson
“-We need more love, to supersede hatred, -We need more strength,
to resist our weaknesses,
-We need more inspiration,
to lighten up our innermind.
-We need more learning,
to erase our ignorance,
-We need more wisdom,
to live longer and happier,
-We need more truths, to suppress deceptions,
-We need more health,
to enjoy our wealth,
-We need more peace, to stay in harmony with our brethren
-We need more smiles,
to brighten up our day,
-We need more hero's, and not zero's,
-We need more change of ourselves, to change the lives of others,
-We need more understanding,
to tackle our misunderstanding,
-We need more sympathy,
not apathy,
-We need more forgiveness,
not vengeance,
-We need more humility to be lifted up,
-We need more patience and not undue eagerness,
-We need more focus, to avoid distraction,
-We need more optimism,
not pessimism
-We need more justice,
not injustice,
-We need more facts, not fiction,
-We need more education,
to curb illiteracy,
-We need more skills, not incompetence,
-We need more challenges,
to make attempts,
-We need more talents,
to create the extraordinary,
-We need more helping hands,
not stingy folks,
-We need more efforts,
not laziness,
-We need more jokes, to forget our worries, -We need more spirituality,
not mean religion,
-We need more freedom,
not enslavement,
-We need more peacemakers,
not revolutionaries...with these, we create an heaven on earth.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

Friedrich Nietzsche
“My conception of freedom. — The value of a thing sometimes does not lie in that which one attains by it, but in what one pays for it — what it costs us. Liberal institutions cease to be liberal as soon as they are attained: later on, there are no worse and no more thorough injurers of freedom than liberal institutions.”
Friedrich Nietzsche, Twilight of the Idols

John Steinbeck
“The last clear definite function of man—muscles aching to work, minds aching to create beyond the single need—this is man....For man, unlike any other thing organic or inorganic in the universe, grows beyond his work, walks up the stairs of his concepts, emerges ahead of his accomplishments. This you may say of man—when theories change and crash, when schools, philosophies, when narrow dark alleys of thought, national, religious, economic, grow and disintegrate, man reaches, stumbles forward, painfully, mistakenly sometimes. Having stepped forward, he may slip back, but only half a step, never the full step back. This you may say and know it and know it. This you may know when the bombs plummet out of the black planes on the market place, when prisoners are stuck like pigs, when the crushed bodies drain filthily in the dust. You may know it in this way. If the step were not being taken, if the stumbling-forward ache were not alive, the bombs would not fall, the throats would not be cut. Fear the time when the bombs stop falling while the bombers live—for every bomb is proof that the spirit has not died. And fear the time when the strikes stop while the great owners live—for every little beaten strike is proof that the step is being taken. And this you can know—fear the time when Manself will not suffer and die for a concept, for this one quality is the foundation of Manself, and this one quality is man, distinctive in the universe.”
John Steinbeck, The Grapes of Wrath

Michael Bassey Johnson
“It doesn't really matter if you are left behind the back, but what matters is your capacity to pull and push everyone by your way to get to the front.”
Michael Bassey Johnson

“Eliminate the concept of division by class, skills, race, income, and nationality. We are all equals with a common pulse to survive. Every human requires food and water. Every human has a dream and desire to be happy. Every human responds to love, suffering and pain. Every human bleeds the same color and occupies the same world. Let us recognize that we are all part of each other. We are all human. We are all one.”
Suzy Kassem

Toba Beta
“If I could somehow know the future,
then now should not be like this time.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Toba Beta
“Forever means losing count of years.”
Toba Beta, My Ancestor Was an Ancient Astronaut

Ayn Rand
“Just as a concept becomes a unit when integrated with others into a wider concept, so a genus becomes a single unit, a species, when integrated with others into a wider genus. For instance, “table” is a species of the genus “furniture,” which is a species of the genus “household goods,” which is a species of the genus “man-made objects.” “Man” is a species of the genus “animal,” which is a species of the genus “organism,” which is a species of the genus “entity.”
Ayn Rand, The Ayn Rand Lexicon: Objectivism from A to Z

Álvaro de Campos
“His conception of the universe is, however, instinctive, not intellectual; it can't be criticized as a concept, because there’s none there, and it can't be criticized as temperament, because temperament can't be criticized.”
Álvaro de Campos

أنيس منصور
“عندما تقول أنك موافق من ناحية المبدأ فمعنى ذلك أنك لا تطبقه”
أنيس منصور, قالوا

Larry Brooks
“A clever trick does not a concept make.”
Larry Brooks, Story Engineering: Character Development, Story Concept, Scene Construction

“To construct a complete theory of everything we need a conclusive concept of origin, a conjecture that credibly defines the ultimate state from which everything arises.”
Joseph Rain

“We must not equate the limitless concept of absolute Knowingness with the limited nature of human consciousness.”
Joseph Rain

Mehmet Murat ildan
“Our mind is our soul and we do not have any other soul. The concept of soul has been invented by ourselves to ease our fear of death.”
Mehmet Murat ildan

T.F. Hodge
“Time' is the illusional domain occupied by the state of boredom. 'Space' is the infinite - reality - experienced by the state of higher creative consciousness. Choose wisely.”
T.F. Hodge, From Within I Rise: Spiritual Triumph Over Death and Conscious Encounters with "The Divine Presence"

Paul Graham
“People are bad at looking at seeds and guessing what size tree will grow out of them. The way you’ll get big ideas in, say, health care is by starting out with small ideas. If you try to do some big thing, you don’t just need it to be big; you need it to be good. And it’s really hard to do big and good simultaneously. So, what that means is you can either do something small and good and then gradually make it bigger, or do something big and bad and gradually make it better. And you know what? Empirically, starting big just does not work. That’s the way the government does things. They do something really big that’s really bad, and they think, Well, we’ll make it better, and then it never gets better”.

Building Fast Companies for Growth, Inc. September 2013”
Paul Graham

“concept: me, sailing through the milky way with many-coloured stars caught in my hair. there's no pain up here, only laughter and peace”
L.J. Buchanan

“concept: me, wandering through the morning fog of a flowery hillside. the world is still and silent and calm”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: me, dancing alone in a moonlit meadow. everything looks silver. i'm not worried at all”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: me, sleeping in a forest. flowers grow from my scars. moss fills the lonely parts of me. ferns are growing in the pit of my stomach where fear used to live”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: me, sitting on top of a grassy mountain, taking deep breaths of fresh, pure air. i lay back and watch the clouds all day. there's no rush here”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: tonight, the moon is close enough to kiss. i climb up into the tallest tree and we gaze at one another. i know she understands”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: as i sleep, a star falls out of the sky. it makes its way down to me. it slips through my open window, floats into my chest and spreads its light throughout my body. it heals me”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: the worst is over. everything's going to be okay now.”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: we swim amongst the stars. their iridescent light fills me with a sense of peace i didn't know i was capable of. my fingers are covered in starlight”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: we whisper little kindnesses into the night, sending out love to no one in particular and everyone at once.”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: like a forest ravaged by fire, i will grow back from this twice as strong.”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“concept: the universe hears you crying and sings a little song for you. the universe hopes you can hear it”
L.J. Buchanan, How To Fall Apart

“Your true self, the way it is, does not require faith in some object, being or concept, because you embody it: you are faith, and faith is you. A lie, on the other hand, requires all the faith it can get.”
Joseph Rain

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