An unchurched christian is a grotesque anomaly. The New Testament knows nothing of such a person. For the church lies at the very center of the eternal purpose of God. It is not a divine afterthought. It is not an accident of history. On the contrary, the church is God's new community.— John Stott
Unbelievable Anomalies quotations
The positive heuristic of the programme saves the scientist from becoming confused by the ocean of anomalies.
We still think of a powerful man as a born leader and a powerful woman as an anomaly.
A Republic without parties is a complete anomaly.
The histories of all popular governments show absurd is the idea of their attempting to exist without parties.
Sending a handwritten letter is becoming such an anomaly.
It's disappearing. My mom is the only one who still writes me letters. And there's something visceral about opening a letter - I see her on the page. I see her in her handwriting.
When circumstances defy order, order should bend or break: anomalies and uncertainties give validity to architecture.
Poverty is an anomaly to rich people;
it is very difficult to make out why people who want dinner do not ring the bell.
But by providing the background picture - the universal situational awareness that we desire - by showing the anomalies, the Space-Based Radar will change the nature of how we do our analysis and our intelligence.
As the existence of a corps of professors of mathematics is peculiar to our navy, as well as an apparent, perhaps a real, anomaly, some account of it may be of interest.
I'd never been to a prom, I had never had the whole high school experience.
I think I was kind of an anomaly. I don't think they knew where to put me.
It is generally agreed by philosophers of science that important contributions which have a revolutionary impact on science are often methodologically inadequate, reveal many anomalies, and may indeed be factually erroneous.
And it's sad because it's like a surprise to people - almost an anomaly - when artists are actually refined and trained on an instrument. That's the last thing people think about.
Writing should ... be as spontaneous and urgent as a letter to a lover, or a message to a friend who has just lost a parent ... and writing is, in the end, that oddest of anomalies: an intimate letter to a stranger
How to achieve such anomalies, such alterations and re-fashionings of reality so what comes out of it are lies, if you like, but lies that are more than literal truth.
Let it be clearly understood that the Russian is a delightful person till he tucks in his shirt. As an Oriental he is charming. It is only when he insists on being treated as the most easterly of western peoples instead of the most westerly of easterns that he becomes a racial anomaly extremely difficult to handle.
You have to turn over a lot of rocks to find those little anomalies.
You have to find the companies that are off the map - way off the map.
. . . We love fog because it shifts old anomalies into the elements surrounding them. It gives relief from a way of seeing
Early Chinese thinkers had taken variety at face value.
They had favored diversification and collected anomalies instead of trying to explain them away.
Before vampires were aesthetically appealing, they were physical anomalies and ostracized outsiders whom we banished to the dark, and they didn't have the appeal that they do now.
Anomaly is when you don't fit the expected norm.
Like "wait what is this?! It doesn't belong here." Its what the system never planned for but now has to adapt to. Its Neo in The Matrix.
There is often seen this anomaly in women, especially in those of childish natures,--that they possess at once great promptness and unskilfulness in falsehood.
The inner climate stamps each individual with its character.
Every life-form has its own individual anomaly point of health, which makes the orderly reproduction of the species possible. This also explains why the world of parasites increases with fever.
It is an anomaly that we can split the atom, but we are nearly powerless to persuade each other to embrace justice.
...I am an anomaly in the system, living proof of how grotesque it is, and every day I mock it gently, deep within my impenetrable self.
The more perfect music we have, the more attractive the peculiarities and anomalies of human performance become. Perfection is a second rate idea.
An anomaly is not an abnormality. Diversity does not signify sickness.
We can never be like it was at Penn State with Joe Paterno. That was an anomaly in an of itself.
It is a strange anomaly that men could be careful to insure their houses, their ships, their merchandise, and yet neglect to insure their lives - surely the most important of all to their families, and more subject to loss.
Anger and depression are not diseases or dysfunctions or anomalies;
they are perfectly rational responses to the myriad avoidable disappointments that begin in a thoroughly irrational hope.
Our most exciting discoveries come from studying anomalies.
The once-in-1000 occurrence is worth getting detail on.
It is an anomaly that information, the one thing most necessary to our survival as choosers of our own way, should be a commodity subject to the same merchandising rules as chewing gum.
Ah, woman. She is an enigma. An anomaly of perfection & irony. She can lure angels into her arms & give birth to a nation of ideologies.
The era of the political was one of anomie: crisis, violence, madness and revolution. The era of the trans-political is that of anomaly: an aberration of no consequence, contemporaneous with the event of no consequence.
And that singular anomaly, the lady novelist-- I don't think she'd be missed--I'm sure she'd not be missed!