Personifying: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases

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Icon Group International, Incorporated, Dec 19, 2008 - 60 pages
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Familiar Quotations PersonifyingMan has created God, not God man. The priest is the personification of falsehood.ndash;Giuseppe GaribaldiThe guarantee that our self enjoys an intended relation to the outer world is most, if not all, we ask from religion. God is the self projected onto reality by our natural and necessary optimism. He is the not-me personified.ndash;John UpdikePersonifying ndash; EmbodimentWe must be the epitome-the embodiment-of success. We must radiate success before it will come to us. We must first become mentally, from an attitude standpoint, the people we wish to become.ndash;Earl NightingalePersonifying ndash; IncarnationsThe Church is not susceptible to being reformed in her doctrines. The Church is the work of an incarnate God. Like all God's works, it is perfect. It is, therefore, incapable of reform.ndash;James GibbonsPersonifying ndash; RepresentIf particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice or representation.ndash;Abigail AdamsThe artistic representation of history is a more scientific and serious pursuit than the exact writing of history. For the art of letters goes to the heart of things, whereas the factual report merely collocates details.ndash;AristotleTaxation with representation ain't so hot either.ndash;Gerald BarzanI won't say there aren't any Harvard graduates who have never asserted a superior attitude. But they have done so to our great embarrassment and in no way represent the Harvard I know.ndash;Derek BethuneThe real truthfulness of all works of imagination, sculpture, painting, and written fiction, is so purely in the imagination, that the artist never seeks to represent positive truth, but the idealized image of truth.ndash;BulwerThe media no longer ask those who know something to share that knowledge with the public. Instead they ask those who know nothing to represent the ignorance of the public and, in so doing, to legitimate it.ndash;Serge Daney

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