94 Classification Quotes To Inspire You

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The Most Famous Classification Quotes (Best in 2024)

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How someone else decides to classify me or judge me or categorize me is none of my business. — Rich Roll

The thing about hip-hop is they always want to classify you as one particular artist, but hip-hop is about going outside the box and expressing yourself however you want to. — Kendrick Lamar

I have worked really hard to defy categorization, to break down a taxonomy whenever it comes my way. — Rick Moody

Only the human mind invents categories and tries to force facts into separated pigeonholes. — Alfred Kinsey

I've always felt that sexuality is a really slippery thing. In this day and age, it tends to get categorized and labeled, and I think labels are for food. Canned food. — Michael Stipe

I consider skateboarding an art form, a lifestyle and a sport. 'Action sport' would be the least offensive categorization. — Tony Hawk

A name, for me, is a short way of working out what class that child comes from. Do I want my child to play with them? — Sayings

People look at you, and they've got just the perfect little box for you, the perfect category. Call you a redneck. Call you a hillbilly. Like those were insults. — Travis Tritt

Younger hackers are hard to classify. They're probably just as diverse as the old hackers are. We're all over the map. — Larry Wall

The headline is the most important element of an ad. It must offer a promise to the reader of a believable benefit. And it must be phrased in a way to make it memorable. — Morris Hite

Short Classification Quotes

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  • Science is the systematic classification of experience. — George Henry Lewes
  • All classifications in this world lack sharp boundaries, and all transitions are gradual. — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
  • A classification is a definition comprising a system of definitions. — Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
  • Crude classifications and false generalizations are the curse of the organized life. — H. G. Wells
  • The higher the classification of secrecy, the quicker you will report it. — George P. Shultz
  • Embryology furnishes, also, the best measure of true affinities existing between animals. — Louis Agassiz
  • If you can play, you can play anything. I don't like classifications. — Buddy Rich
  • God created, Linnaeus ordered. — Sten Lindroth
  • To be beyond any existing classification has always pleased me. — Boyd Rice

What Is Class Quotes

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The most important thing I learned is that soldiers watch what their leaders do. You can give them classes and lecture them forever, but it is your personal example they will follow. — Colin Powell

When we speak for the poor, please note that we do not take sides with one social class. What we do is invite all social classes, rich and poor, without distinction, saying to everyone let us take seriously the cause of the poor as though it were our own. — Oscar Romero

For what is done or learned by one class of women becomes, by virtue of their common womanhood, the property of all women. — Elizabeth Blackwell

No economy can continue to function when the vast middle class and everybody else don't have enough purchasing power to buy what the economy is capable of producing without going deeper and deeper into debt. — Robert Reich

What’s not measured cannot be monitored. What’s not monitored cannot be controlled. What’s not controlled cannot be directed. And, what’s not directed cannot become progress. From personal fitness to building a world class organisation, this is the essence of management. — Mahatria Ra

Messi is class. There is him, and then there is the rest. What he does is extraordinary. — Sayings

Both class and race survive education, and neither should. What is education then? If it doesn't help a human being to recognize that humanity is humanity, what is it for? So you can make a bigger salary than other people? — Beah Richards

I allowed myself to think if I could be doing anything in the world, what would I be doing? And what came to mind is I'd be traveling a little bit, I'd be going to classes and I'd be going back to school. — Ricky Williams

My sole ambition is to rid Mexico of the class that has oppressed her and given the people a chance to know what real liberty means. And if I could bring that about today by giving up my life, I would do it gladly. — Pancho Villa

I'm also crazy about Pilates Plus, which I do three times a week. The class is 55 minutes, head to toe. In that short amount of time, I've done everything I need to do. And for a working mom, what could be better? — Brooke Burke

What Are Character Quotes

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Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are. — John Wooden

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All paths lead to the same goal: to convey to others what we are. — Pablo Neruda

Life is full of challenges. How you handle these challenges is what builds character. Never be afraid to be who you are. — Erin Brockovich

All these boundaries - Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America - are set by men. But you don't have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man - at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader? — Hakeem Olajuwon

At the end of your lives you will not be judged by academic successes, the degrees or diplomas earned, the positions held, the material wealth acquired, or power and prestige, but rather on the basis of what you have become as persons and what you are in conduct and character. — Howard W. Hunter

History fades into fable; fact becomes clouded with doubt and controversy; the inscription molders from the tablet: the statue falls from the pedestal. Columns, arches, pyramids, what are they but heaps of sand; and their epitaphs, but characters written in the dust? — Washington Irving

God does not waste an ounce of our pain or a drop of our tears; suffering doesn't come our way for no reason, and He seems especially efficient at using what we endure to mold our character. If we are malleable, He takes our bumps and bruises and shapes them into something beautiful. — Frank Peretti

The most effective way I know to begin with the end in mind is to develop a personal mission statement or philosophy or creed. It focused on what you want to be (character) and to do (contributions and achievements) and on the values or principles upon which being and doing are based. — Stephen Covey

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Unless you change how you are, you will always have what you've got. — Jim Rohn

People reveal who they truly are, not by what they say, but by what they do. — David Sinclair

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One day you will ask me which is more important? My life or yours? I will say mine and you will walk away not knowing that you are my life. — Khalil Gibran

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Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. — Mark Twain

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Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world. — Nelson Mandela

The great question that has never been answered, and which I have not yet been able to answer, despite my thirty years of research into the feminine soul, is 'What does a woman want?' — Sigmund Freud

When one door closes, another opens; but we often look so long and so regretfully upon the closed door that we do not see the one which has opened for us. — Alexander Graham Bell

By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which is noblest; Second, by imitation, which is easiest; and third by experience, which is the bitterest. — Confucius

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Kindness is the language which the deaf can hear and the blind can see. — Mark Twain

I, not events, have the power to make me happy or unhappy today. I can choose which it shall be. Yesterday is dead, tomorrow hasn't arrived yet. I have just one day, today, and I'm going to be happy in it. — Groucho Marx

We gain strength, and courage, and confidence by each experience in which we really stop to look fear in the face... we must do that which we think we cannot. — Eleanor Roosevelt

Our labor here is brief, but the reward is eternal. Do not be disturbed by the clamor of the world, which passes like a shadow. Do not let false delights of a deceptive world deceive you. — Clare of Assisi

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More Classification Quotes

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Classifications and distinctions based on race or color have no moral or legal validity in our society. They are contrary to our constitution and laws. — Thurgood Marshall

The first step in wisdom is to know the things themselves; this notion consists in having a true idea of the objects; objects are distinguished and known by classifying them methodically and giving them appropriate names. Therefore, classification and name-giving will be the foundation of our science. — Carl Linnaeus

I would never jeopardize classified information to be brought out to the public. This information is all open source. There is no reason to worry about classification. It is simply an attempt by bureaucrats to cover their rear ends. — Curt Weldon

In arranging the bodies in order of their electrical nature, there is formed an electro-chemical system which, in my opinion, is more fit than any other to give an idea of chemistry. — Jons Jacob Berzelius

Nomenclature, the other foundation of botany, should provide the names as soon as the classification is made... If the names are unknown knowledge of the things also perishes... For a single genus, a single name. — Carl Linnaeus

Without the discovery of uniformities there can be no concepts, no classifications, no formulations, no principles, no laws; and without these no science can exist. — Clyde Kluckhohn

Language is legislation, speech is its code. We do not see the power which is in speech because we forget that all speech is a classification, and that all classifications are oppressive. — Roland Barthes

Natural bodies are divided into three kingdomes of nature: viz. the mineral, vegetable, and animal kingdoms. Minerals grow, Plants grow and live, Animals grow, live, and have feeling. — Carl Linnaeus

Reality is infinitely diverse, compared with even the subtlest conclusions of abstract thought, and does not allow of clear-cut and sweeping distinctions. Reality resists classification. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

I want to go down in history in a chapter marked miscellaneous because the writers could find no other way to categorize me In this world where classification is key I want to erase the straight lines So I can be me — Staceyann Chin

It seemed to me that one should make an effort to banish artificial classifications from chemistry and begin to assign to each element the place it must occupy in the natural order by comparing it in succession to others. — Andre-Marie Ampere

For no continuity of social act is possible without a corresponding social status and the many different kinds of act required in an industrial state, with its high degree of specialization, make for corresponding classification of status. — Kenneth Burke

It is clear that there is no classification of the Universe that is not arbitrary and full of conjectures. The reason for this is very simple: we do not know what kind of thing the universe is. — Jorge Luis Borges

Where there is dirt there is system. Dirt is the byproduct of a systematic ordering and classification of matter. — Mary Douglas

The classifications made by philosophers and psychologists are like trying to classify clouds by their shape. — Ludwig Wittgenstein

In my country of South Africa, we struggled for years against the evil system of apartheid that divided human beings, children of the same God, by racial classification and then denied many of them fundamental human rights. — Desmond Tutu

We must recognize that beneath the superficial classifications of sex and race the same potentialities exist, recurring generation after generation, only to perish because society has no place for them. — Margaret Mead

Western science is a product of the Apollonian mind: its hope is that by naming and classification, by the cold light of intellect, archaic night can be pushed back and defeated. — Camille Paglia

The classification of facts, the recognition of their sequence and relative significance is the function of science, and the habit of forming a judgment upon these facts unbiassed by personal feeling is characteristic of what may be termed the scientific frame of mind. — Karl Pearson

Homicide, /n./ The slaying of one human by another. There are four kinds of homicide: felonious, excusable, justifiable, and praiseworthy, but it makes no great difference to the person slain whether he died by one kind or another - the classification is for the advantage of the lawyers. — Ambrose Bierce

I always try to individualize everything, every person. I see individuals and that's why I've never fallen for racism, or any type or classification of people. — Mike Vallely

My amateur interest in astronomy brought out the term "magnitude," which is used for the brightness of a star. — Charles Richet

You can find that sort of regularity in Stock Exchange quotations. [Expressing his lack of confidence in reported regularities in the periodic classification of elements.] — Robert Bunsen

The proposition of an established classification of states as slave states and free states, as insisted on by some, and into northern and southern, as maintained by others, seems to me purely imaginary, and of course the supposed equilibrium of those classes a mere conceit. — William H. Seward

Those who violate classification rules will be held responsible to the fullest extent of the law, something which we don't do too much anymore. — Donald Trump

The morphological characteristics of plant and animal species form the chief subject of the descriptive natural sciences and are the criteria for their classification. But not until recently has it been recognized that in living organisms, as in the realm of crystals, chemical differences parallel the variation in structure. — Karl Landsteiner

Should we even have the classification system? Why shouldn't these things be open? There are things you want to keep secret, like the characteristics of your latest fighter plane or something like that. — Noam Chomsky

Our electrically-configured world has forced us to move from the habit of data classification to the mode of pattern recognition. We can no longer build serially, block-by-block, step-by-step, because instant communication insures that all factors of the environment and of experience co-exist in a state of active interplay. — Marshall McLuhan

One's own free and unfettered volition, one's own caprice, however wild, one's own fancy, inflamed sometimes to the point of madness - that is the one best and greatest good, which is never taken into consideration because it cannot fit into any classification and the omission of which sends all systems and theories to the devil. — Fyodor Dostoevsky

Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity - the lust of knowledge, the lust of sensation, and the lust of power. — Irving Babbitt

Distinction between species and specimen is very much like the distinction between images and actual pictures, or, you know, objects that have a definite material identity. The classifications, the categories, the stereotypes, and the images are on one side, and the material pictures, statues, texts, and so forth are on the other. — W. J. T. Mitchell

The names of the plants ought to be stable [certa], consequently they should be given to stable genera. — Carl Linnaeus

It is once again the vexing problem of identity within variety; without a solution to this disturbing problem there can be no system, no classification. — Roman Jakobson

Our current drug crisis is a tragedy born of a phony system of classification. For reasons that are little more than accidents of history, we have divided a group of nonfood substances into two categories: items purchasable for supposed pleasure (such as alcohol), and illicit drugs. — Stephen Jay Gould

Classification of Christian children, as they plan it, are to be used as human sacrifice. Where? Within the black mass ceremonies, they will participate in any kind of sexual orgy, some to be kept as sexual slaves. — Serge Monast

It is the desire for explanations that are at once systematic and controllable by factual evidence that generates science; and it is the organization and classification of knowledge on the basis of explanatory principles that is the distinctive goal of the sciences. — Ernest Nagel

Geneticists believe that anthropologists have decided what a race is. Ethnologists assume that their classifications embody principles which genetic science has proved correct. Politicians believe that their prejudices have the sanction of genetic laws and the findings of physical anthropology to sustain them. — Lancelot Hogben

And then we take a soldier and put murder in his hands and we say to him, "Use it well, use it wisely. — John Steinbeck

Unless one is a religious fundamentalist and believes that man was created in the image and likeness of God, it is foolish to believe that human beings are exempt from biological classification and the laws of evolution that apply to all other life forms. — J. Philippe Rushton

You ask what is the use of classification, arrangement, and systemization? I answer you: order and simplification are the first steps toward the mastery of a subject - the actual enemy is the unknown. — Thomas E. Mann

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