My own image of my work is that I no sooner settle into something than a break occurs. These breaks are always painful and depressing but despite them I see that there's a consistency that holds out but is hard to define.
As a kid I grew to define what I didn't want my life to be like by sitting behind moaning women on the bus hearing them bang on about their aches and pains both real and imagined.
Women who love women are Lesbians. Men because they can only think of women in sexual terms define Lesbian as sex between women.
Black women are programmed to define ourselves within this male attention and to compete with each other for it rather than to recognize and move upon our common interests.
Rightly defined philosophy is simply the love of wisdom.
I wanted to define the vocabulary of a wedding both visually and intellectually. The book is about more than weddings or wedding dresses. It's a metaphor for women's lives their creativity.
The skirmishes in the occupied land are part of the war of destiny. The outcome of hundreds of years of war will be defined in Palestinian land.
Our understanding of the world around us is constantly being redefined and expanded and so therefore it is wiser to be passionate about seeking for truth than knowing it.
Nothing is beautiful only man: on this piece of naivete rests all aesthetics it is the first truth of aesthetics. Let us immediately add its second: nothing is ugly but degenerate man - the domain of aesthetic judgment is therewith defined.
All I can hope to do is instill great morality in my son and trust him along the way. The music he listens to or how he chooses to wear his hair doesn't define his moral compass and if he wants to listen to country music and wear a cowboy hat too that's fine.
Your modern teenager is not about to listen to advice from an old person defined as a person who remembers when there was no Velcro.
Stone Age. Bronze Age. Iron Age. We define entire epics of humanity by the technology they use.
Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined examined reduced to essentials and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal.
Hosting a TV show is a full-time job in which success is defined by it never ending.
There is no scientific answer for success. You can't define it. You've simply got to live it and do it.
I define success as being comfortable with yourself and your life. And that is about as good as it gets really.
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
Sports don't define us it is not what we live for.
RFK was a compelling figure because he was willing to challenge his audiences and in turn connect with them in a unique way. Kennedy showed that our values define us and can inspire others to believe in the possibility of change and a better society.
What we call a democratic society might be defined for certain purposes as one in which the majority is always prepared to put down a revolutionary minority.
We are not just here to manage capitalism but to change society and to define its finer values.
After 25-plus years as a lawyer prosecutor and defense attorney I have developed a deep appreciation for both the wisdom of the law and the role that jurists play in framing the rights and responsibilities that define our society.
If you let society and your peers define who you are you're the less for it.
Neither science nor the politics in power nor the mass media nor business nor the law nor even the military are in a position to define or control risks rationally.