quote by Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

Strictly speaking, the idea of a scientific poem is probably as nonsensical as that of a poetic science.

— Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

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Strictly speaking quote Silence is better than bullshit.
Silence is better than bullshit.

The moment you become aware of the ego in you, it is strictly speaking no longer the ego, but just an old, conditioned mind-pattern. Ego implies unawareness. Awareness and ego cannot coexist.

History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.

Strictly speaking quote The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that sp
The further a society drifts from the truth, the more it will hate those that speak it.

I believe in intuition and inspiration.

Imagination is more important than knowledge. For knowledge is limited, whereas imagination embraces the entire world, stimulating progress, giving birth to evolution. It is, strictly speaking, a real factor in scientific research.

A society that robs an individual of the product of his effort .

.. is not strictly speaking a society, but a mob held together by institutionalized gang violence.

Open-mindedness is considered to be a virtue.

But, strictly speaking, it cannot occur. A new experience must be redacted into old categories. We cannot handle each event freshly in its own right. If we did so, of what use would past experience be?

Strictly speaking quote Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.
Listen with curiosity. Speak with honesty. Act with integrity.

First it must be known that only a spoken word or a conventional sign is an equivocal or univocal term; therefore a mental contentor concept is, strictly speaking, neither equivocal nor univocal.

Strictly speaking, my interest is not in legal rights for animals but in a change of heart towards animals.

... we made much less happy by the kindness of a great writer, which strictly speaking we find only in his books, than we suffer from the hostility of a woman whom we have not chosen for her intelligence, but whom we cannot stop ourselves from loving.

Strictly speaking quote No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.
No one is more hated than he who speaks the truth.

Tolerance should, strictly speaking, be only a passing mood;

it ought to lead to acknowledgment and appreciation. To tolerate a person is to affront him.

Strictly speaking, there are no real substitutes for sexual satisfaction

Invention strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come from nothing.

Strictly speaking quote Have more than you show, speak less than you know.
Have more than you show, speak less than you know.

Zazen practice is the direct expression of our true nature.

Strictly speaking, for a human being, there is no other practice than this practice; there is no other way of life than this way of life.

Invention strictly speaking, is little more than a new combination of those images which have been previously gathered and deposited in the memory; nothing can come from nothing.

Strictly speaking, one should not even rightly compare virginity to marriage because you cannot make a comparison between two things if one is good and the other evil.

Strictly speaking quote The smarter you get, the less you speak.
The smarter you get, the less you speak.

But, strictly speaking, this mythology was no essential part of ancient religion, for it had no sacred sanction and no binding force on the worshippers.

Strictly speaking, "you" cannot become enlightened, because who you take yourself to be is like a ripple in the ocean of consciousness - or a little wave if you're a VIP - and the ripple doesn't become enlightened until it realizes that its ripple-identity is ultimately a misperception, that it is the ocean taking on a fleeting ripple-form.

An injurious truth has no merit over an injurious lie.

Neither should ever be uttered. The man who speaks an injurious truth, lest his soul be not saved if he do otherwise, should reflect that that sort of a soul is not strictly worth saving.

Strictly speaking quote Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.
Speak with honesty, think with sincerity, act with integrity.

Strictly speaking, every citizen above a certain level of income is guilty of some offense.

Oh, God. The Sixties are coming back. Well I've got a 12-gauge double-barreled duck gun chambered for three-inch Magnum shells. And - speaking strictly for this retired hippie and former pinko beatnik - if the Sixties head my way, they won't get past the porch steps. They will be history. Which, for chrissakes, is what they're supposed to be.

I am not strictly speaking mad, for my mind is absolutely normal in the intervals, and even more so than before. But during the attacks it is terrible - and then I lose consciousness of everything. But that spurs me on to work and to seriousness, as a miner who is always in danger makes haste in what he does.

Strictly speaking quote Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.
Fools live to regret their words, the wise regret their silence.

The point is there is more information now then you can pass along comfortably in an oral tradition, say a strictly speaking culture. That is a problem.

It is difficult to attack me directly on religion because I never speak of it.

Formally I am a strict observer of decorum and in public affairs it is my principle to uphold religion.

Strictly speaking, there is but one real evil: I mean acute pain.

All other complaints are so considerably diminished by time that it is plain the grief is owing to our passion, since the sensation of it vanishes when that is over.

Strictly speaking quote I often regret that I have spoken; Never that I have been silent.
I often regret that I have spoken; Never that I have been silent.

Philosophically considered, the universe is composed of Nature and the Soul.

Strictly speaking, therefore, all that is separate from us, all which Philosophy distinguishes as the 'Not Me,' that is, both nature and art, all other men and my own body, must be ranked under this name, 'Nature.'

Once you have a computer that can do a few things - strictly speaking, one that has a certain 'sufficient set' of basic procedures - it can do basically anything any other computer can do. This, loosely, is the basis of the great principle of 'Universality'.

Confessionalism relates to writers of color.

I think confessional poetry is in its way very Catholic, capital C. One of the formative ideas of Confessionalism, beyond psychoanalysis, is a very actual fall from grace. And, at least in America, people of color never occupy that position of grace the way that white people do. So I think that in some very actual ways the confessional mode, strictly speaking, is not possible for non-white writers.

Strictly speaking quote Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.
Knowledge speaks, but wisdom listens.

We may have more control, but my point is that, strictly speaking, Rosneft is not a state company. I think that this is an obvious fact, as a foreign investor has a 19.7 percent stake in it.

Strictly speaking, Rosneft is not a company.

Let us not forget that BP has a stake in Rosneft and BP is a British company.

In the British military system, there is a very strict chain of command.

Americans just want to win, and the correct strategy may be to speak directly to the men.

Strictly speaking quote Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your w
Never speak from a place of hate, jealousy, anger or insecurity. Evaluate your words before you let them leave your lips. Sometimes it's best to be quiet.

Strictly speaking, we do not make decisions. Decisions make us.

There is something new in the air. There is, there is a - a hunger for an open, non-dogmatic, form of Christian faith and practice, which adapts itself to a rapidly changing world; and speaks to that world the message of Jesus Christ. And a freedom to rediscover some of the language of the tradition now that's it's not handed down to us, you know, with a strict framework of doctrinal, fixed structures.

Once a photographer is convinced that the camera can lie and that, strictly speaking, the vast majority of photographs are camera lies, inasmuch as they tell only part of a story or tell it in distorted form, half the battle is won. Once he has conceded that photography is not a naturalistic medium of rendition and that striving for naturalism in a photograph is futile, he can turn his attention to using a camera to make more effective pictures.

Strictly speaking, it is doubtful that a photograph can help us understand anything.

Discipline, strictly speaking, is activity carried on to prepare us indirectly for some activity other than itself. We do not practice the piano to practice the piano well, but to play it well.

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