Significance Related Quotes

Woman is the symbol to man of the uncleanness of bodily existence, of which he purifies himself by putting her to noble uses. She thus has for him a double, contradictory significance; she is the subject of his bawdry and the subject of his romance.

Laura Riding

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The establishment of a law, moreover, does not take place when the first thought of it takes form, or even when its significance is recognised, but only when it has been confirmed by the results of the experiment.

Dmitri Mendeleev


Social historians of the future no doubt will be amused by the fact that we late-twentieth-century Americans found it acceptable to discuss publicly in detail the most intimate aspects of personal life, while maintaining an almost prudish reserve concerning the political significance of family life.

Mary Ann Glendon

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Never underestimate the significance of the little things done out of a large heart of love.

Elizabeth George

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The greatest significance of the present student generation is that it is through them that the point of view of the subjugated is finally and inexorably being expressed.

James A. Baldwin

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The Spirit of the Holy Ghost is the teacher in the temple. He teaches principles of eternal significance. It is during these instructions that we see the relationship between the earthly and the eternal. We must remember that the Spirit teaches only those who are teachable.

L. Lionel Kendrick

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The responsibility of the writer as a moral agent is to try to bring the truth about matters of human significance to an audience that can do something about them.

Noam Chomsky


“I've attached little or no significance to blue and red stocks. There is this sort of popular sense that Republicans are good for business and Democrats are bad, but I think that's a colossal mistake, because it makes you think about the wrong sort of stuff.”

Charles Blood

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And of course, identifying all human genes and proteins will have great medical significance.

Daniel Nathans


Are there many situations more sublimely tragic than the struggle of the soul with the demand to renounce a work which has been all the significance of its life--a significance which is to vanish as the waters which come and go where no man has need of them?

George Eliot

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