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Quotes about Mechanisms

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People sort themselves into groups
of happy people and unhappy people
through two different, but complementary mechanisms,
influence and affinity.
I influence those around me
with my emotional state, either happy or unhappy.
At the same time, I feel an affinity
for others who are like me in some way -
in this case by sharing my emotional outlook on life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The increased global linkages promote economic growth
in the world through two key mechanisms:
the division of labor and the international spillovers of knowledge.
- Toshihiko Fukui

Prison continues, on those who are entrusted to it,
a work begun elsewhere, which the whole of society
pursues on each individual through innumerable mechanisms of discipline.
- Michel Foucault

Rock and roll music - the music of freedom frightens
people and unleashes all manner of conservative defense mechanisms.
- Salman Rushdie

 

Then again, my case was all about the misappropriation
of source code because I wanted to become the best
hacker in the world and I enjoyed beating the security mechanisms.
- Kevin Mitnick

It is time for the world, the hemisphere and the region
to make sure that relevant institutions of civil society
and relevant laws are embedded in the mechanisms of governance.
- Baldwin Spencer

Of all escape mechanisms, death is the most efficient.
- Henry Ward Beecher


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The best way to detoxify is to stop putting toxic things
into the body and depend upon it's own mechanisms.
- Andrew Weil

There are many facts showing that Putin's people enriched
themselves by using power mechanisms so that's why
for them losing power means losing their fortunes.
- Garry Kasparov

I am not ridiculing verbal mechanisms,
dreams, or repressions as origins of poetry;
all three of them and more besides may have a great deal to do with it.
- Allen Tate

No one has characterized market mechanisms better than Friedrich von Hayek.
- Herbert Simon

Narcissism and self-deception are survival mechanisms
without which many of us might just jump off a bridge.
- Todd Solondz

And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region,
it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security,
but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world,
like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski

For over two billion years, through the apparent fancy
of her endless differentiations and metamorphosis the Cell,
as regards its basic physiological mechanisms,
has remained one and the same.
It is life itself, and our true and distant ancestor.
- Albert Claude

The recent 'panic' to control greenhouse gas emissions
and billions of dollars being dedicated for the task
has me deeply concerned that US,
and other countries are spending precious global funds to stop global warming,
when it is primarily being driven by natural forcing mechanisms.
- Diane Douglas

Believe it or not, very little research has ever been
funded to search for natural mechanisms of warming...
it has simply been assumed that global warming is manmade.
Climate change - it happens, with or without our help.
- Roy Spencer

It is a shock to us in the twentieth century to discover,
from observations science has made, that the fundamental
mechanisms of life cannot be ascribed to natural selection,
and therefore were designed.
But we must deal with our shock as best we can and go on.
- Michael Behe

In the 19th century the anatomy of the eye was known
in great detail and the sophisticated mechanisms it
employs to deliver an accurate picture of the outside
world astounded everyone who was familiar with them.
- Michael Behe

Too often the desire for peace has been expressed by
women while the stewardship of the mechanisms which
are used to attempt to secure peace in the short and
medium term are dominated by male decision-making structures
and informal arrangements.
This must change.
- Jenny Shipley

'No Child Left Behind' requires states and school districts
to ensure that all students are learning and are reaching their highest potential.
Special education students should not be left out of
these accountability mechanisms.
- Dianne Feinstein

You know, this is - one can imagine how life would
be different if one body of Congress was controlled by the other party,
there would be subpoena power and there would be all -
mechanisms to get to the bottom of all sorts of issues of controversy.
- Michael Isikoff

And the actual achievements of biology are explanations
in terms of mechanisms founded on physics and chemistry,
which is not the same thing as explanations in terms
of physics and chemistry.
- Michael Polanyi

Money is a mechanism for control.
- David Korten

Mind is repetitive, mind always moves in circles.
Mind is a mechanism: you feed it with knowledge,
it repeats the same knowledge,
it goes on chewing the same knowledge again and again.
No-mind is clarity, purity, innocence.
No-mind is the real way to live,
the real way to know, the real way to be.
- Osho

We are like the mechanism of a watch:
each part is essential.
- Nathan Meyer Rothschild

The Jews are trying to destroy all other cultures -
as a survival mechanism -
the only Nazi country in the world is Israel.
- David Duke

The government has become a mechanism for distributing largess,
and your census form is your ticket.
- Tom G. Palmer

I gained direct knowledge of the life of the poor in big towns:
I have lived the narrowing mechanism of its conditioning and feared it.
- Ella Maillart

For imagination sets the goal picture which our automatic mechanism works on.
We act, or fail to act, not because of will,
as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.
- Maxwell Maltz

I think I came to see Islam, or at least one part of Islam,
as an important defense mechanism against the commercialization of the world.
- Peter Jennings

Give me rampant intellectualism as a coping mechanism.
- Chuck Palahniuk

I am interested in the study of music and the discipline
of music and the experience of music and music as a
esoteric mechanism to continue my real intentions.
- Anthony Braxton

Bureaucracy is a giant mechanism operated by pygmies.
- Honore de Balzac

Life is an offensive, directed against the repetitious
mechanism of the Universe.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Sundance was started as a mechanism for the discovery
of new voices and new talent.
- Robert Redford

A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism;
he has often only one point of view for the extremely
complicated relationships of life.
- August Strindberg

A man may build a complicated piece of mechanism,
or pilot a steamboat, but not more than five out of
ten know how the apple got into the dumpling.
- Edward A. Boyden

If I were to adopt pure mechanism as a philosophy,
there would be no way I could choose to be a scholar.
- Kenneth L. Pike

Many Nobel Prizes are awaiting good research to understand
and explain the many mysteries of our bodies,
such as the basic mechanism of memory or imagination.
- John Cameron

There are no two countries with the same style of economic mechanism,
with the same capitalism.
- Anatoly Chubais

Wikileaks is a mechanism to maximize the flow of information
to maximize the amount of action leading to just reform.
- Julian Assange

It is wise to apply the oil of refined politeness to
the mechanism of friendship.
- Sidonie Gabrielle Colette

As a journalist, it is so easy to get hardened when
you see so many stories that are disturbing.
Sometimes it's just your survival mechanism that makes
you hardened to some of it.
- Linda Vester

Without comedy as a defense mechanism I wouldn't be able to survive.
- Garry Shandling

The irreversibility of time is the mechanism that brings order out of chaos.
- Ilya Prigogine

Natural selection is a mechanism for generating an
exceedingly high degree of improbability.
- Ronald Fisher

Trade helps bring us products cheaply,
but there is no guarantee whatsoever to assume that
it will allow us to replace the jobs that have been lost,
and there is no mechanism under productivity that says that,
either.
- Tim Bishop

Furthermore, order is a necessary condition for making a structure function.
A physical mechanism, be it a team of laborers,
the body of an animal, or a machine,
can work only if it is in physical order.
- Rudolf Arnheim

Moral justification is a powerful disengagement mechanism.
Destructive conduct is made personally and socially
acceptable by portraying it in the service of moral ends.
This is why most appeals against violent means usually fall on deaf ears.
- Albert Bandura

Vegetables, which are the lowest in the scale of living things,
are fed by roots, which, implanted in the native soil,
select by the action of a peculiar mechanism,
different subjects, which serve to increase and to nourish them.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

Stock market corrections, although painful at the time,
are actually a very healthy part of the whole mechanism,
because there are always speculative excesses that develop,
particularly during the long bull market.
- Ron Chernow

The purpose of the UN mechanism, this inspection mechanism,
is not to engage in a cat and mouse game with Saddam
Hussein and try to find weapons that the Iraqi government
is working on concealing.
- Douglas Feith

I think there is a good deal of promise in those discussions as well.
I think there is a range of matters that might be discussed
between NATO and Russia that can provide a mechanism
for talking through these issues,
a way to give reassurance on these issues.
- Warren Christopher

The more we pour the big machines, the fuel,
the pesticides, the herbicides, the fertilizer and chemicals into farming,
the more we knock out the mechanism that made it all work in the first place.
- David R. Brower

The law isn't justice.
It's a very imperfect mechanism.
If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky,
justice may show up in the answer.
A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
- Raymond Chandler

As the power of Christianity declined through the centuries
that have followed the Reformation,
Calvinism played a less and less important part,
while the new philosophies of mechanism and rationalism
correspondingly increased.
- Ralph A. Cram

If God has made the world a perfect mechanism,
He has at least conceded so much to our imperfect intellect
that in order to predict little parts of it,
we need not solve innumerable differential equations,
but can use dice with fair success.
- Max Born

I see nothing wrong with the human trait to desire.
In fact, I consider it integral to our success mechanism.
Becoming attached to what we desire is what causes the trouble.
If you must have it in order to be happy,
then you are denying the happiness of the here and now.
- Peter McWilliams

I think that curiosity happened on these reviews where
I was just a guest of the reviewer,
because it introduced me to new cuisines and to the
idea of cooking as a mechanism for studying other cultures
and understanding other parts of the world.
- Ted Allen

The SSRC committee turned attention from team research
for building a model of the United States to doing
one for world trade in order to investigate the international transmission mechanism.
- Lawrence R. Klein

The tendency of philosophers who know nothing of machinery
is to talk of man as a mere mechanism,
intending by this to imply that he is without purpose.
This shows a lack of understanding of machines as well as of man.
- Arthur Young

Obsessional does not necessarily mean sexual obsession,
not even obsession for this, or for that in particular;
to be an obsessional means to find oneself caught in a mechanism,
in a trap increasingly demanding and endless.
- Jacques Lacan

We know that communication must be hampered,
and its form largely determined, by the unconscious
but inevitable influence of a transmitting mechanism,
whether that be of a merely mechanical or of a physiological character.
- Oliver Joseph Lodge

I always want to write erotic music...
Not only about the love between men and women,
but in a much more universal sense -
about the sensuality of the mechanism of the universe...
about life.
- Toru Takemitsu

As a kid I was short and only weighed 95 pounds.
And though I was active in a lot of Sports and got
along with most of the guys,
I think I used comedy as a defense mechanism.
You know making someone laugh is a much better way
to solve a problem than by using your fists.
- Tim Conway

What is a fish without a river? What is a bird without
a tree to nest in? What is an Endangered Species Act
without any enforcement mechanism to ensure their habitat
is protected? It is nothing.
- Jay Inslee

I remember saying to the chairman after serving the first year,
"Why are we doing this? Why don't the Hawaiians have control?" "Well,
we have no mechanism to do it," I was told.
- Neil Abercrombie

All handling by IPCC of the Sea Level questions have
been done in a way that cannot be accepted and that
certainly not concur with modern knowledge of the mode
and mechanism of sea level changes.
- Nils-Axel Morner

I am happy to make money.
I want to make more money, make more music,
eat Big Macs and drink Budweisers.
- Kid Rock

A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you're
talking about real money.
- Everett Dirksen

Money is always there but the pockets change;
it is not in the same pockets after a change,
and that is all there is to say about money.
- Gertrude Stein


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