Definition Quotes

The most general definition of beauty ... Multeity in Unity.

Samuel Taylor Coleridge

A definition is the enclosing a wilderness of idea within a wall of words.

Samuel Butler

Love is large; love defies limits. People talk about the sanctity of love -- love is by definition sacred. Not some love between some people, but all love between all people.

Jennifer Beals

Definition of a classic something that everybody wants to have read and nobody wants to read.

Samuel Langhorne Clemens

The preceding criticism ... justifies the following definition of the entire human: human existence as the life of unmotivated celebration, celebration in all meaning of the word: laughter, dancing, orgy, the rejection of subordination, and sacrifice that scornfully puts aside any consideration of ends, property, and morality.

Georges Bataille

The true definition of a snob is one who craves for what separates men rather than for what unites them.

John Buchan, 1st Baron Tweedsmuir

Nobody is more dangerous than he who imagines himself pure in heart; for his purity, by definition, is unassailable.

James Baldwin

God is by definition the holder of all possible knowledge, it would be impossible for him to have faith in anything. Faith, then, is built upon ignorance and hope.

Stephen Valentine Patrick William Allen

I guess the definition of a lunatic is a man surrounded by them.

Ezra Pound

We do anticipate some price moderation in the coming months, but only moderation that results in prices that are still high by just about anybody's definition.

James Burkhard

My favourite definition of "Intellectual" is: "Someone who has been educated beyond his/her intelligence."

William Clark

A perpetual holiday is a good working definition of hell.

George Bernard Shaw

It is not the government's purpose to make a profit the way a company does, because a company doesn't have to give a damn about the unemployed poor or provide services that are non-commercial by definition.

Joseph Jacques Jean Chrtien

It is almost the definition of a gentleman to say that he is one who never inflicts pain.

Cardinal J. Newman

My definition of an expert in any field is a person who knows enough about what\'s really going on to be scared.

P. J. Plauger

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