Quotations on Beginnings
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Now it is established in the sciences that no knowledge is acquired save through the study of its causes and beginnings, if it has had causes and beginnings; nor completed except by knowledge of its accidents and accompanying essentials.
(Keywords: Knowledge, Accidents, Beginnings, Causes, Study)
To me many short poems read and write like beginnings that simply whet my appetite; I want to get over that.
- John Barton
(Keywords: Appetite, Beginnings, Poems, Want)
The ultimate wisdom which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls faith rather than reason.
- Hal Borland
(Keywords: Faith, Time, Wisdom, Beginnings, Deals, Fact, Lies, Reason, Universe)
Man is wise and constantly in quest of more wisdom; but the ultimate wisdom, which deals with beginnings, remains locked in a seed. There it lies, the simplest fact of the universe and at the same time the one which calls forth faith rather than reason.
- Hal Borland
(Keywords: Faith, Time, Wisdom, Beginnings, Deals, Fact, Lies, Man, Quest, Reason, Universe)
We saw in 2003 the beginnings of an outbreak of an illness called SARS. SARS ended up killing 800 people which is a significant number of deaths, but nowhere near as high as it could have been.
- Michael Burgess
(Keywords: People, Beginnings, Illness, Killing)
Youth, what man's age is like to be, doth show; We may our ends by our beginnings know.
- John Denham
(Keywords: Age, Beginnings, Man, May, Youth)
We have been helping, trying to help Afghanistan in many ways, even from the beginning of... the beginnings of the '20s, 1920s, when he we were fighting our own national struggle.
- Bulent Ecevit
(Keywords: Afghanistan, Beginning, Beginnings, Fighting, Help, Struggle, Trying)
If one takes all the styles in jazz harmonically from the earliest beginnings to the latest experiments, he still has a rather limited scope when compared to the rest of music in the world.
- Don Ellis
(Keywords: Music, Beginnings, Jazz, Rest, World)
We see the people that have got stars in their eyes, but if you've really got what it takes, you can get from, say the beginnings, to the top in about five years.
- Trisha Goddard
(Keywords: People, Beginnings, Eyes, Stars, Years)
Fortunate people often have very favorable beginnings and very tragic endings. What matters isn't being applauded when you arrive - for that is common - but being missed when you leave.
- Baltasar Gracian
(Keywords: People, Beginnings, Being)
It was about this time that I began experiencing the beginnings of my battles with an anxiety disorder. We were touring a lot and there were some developing personal problems within the band.
- Jack Irons
(Keywords: Time, Anxiety, Beginnings, Disorder, Problems)
While tributes to Americans who had lost their lives in battle had been held in a number of towns across the nation, one of the more well-known stories about the beginnings of Memorial Day is the story about General John Logan.
- John Linder
(Keywords: Americans, Battle, Beginnings, Day, Nation)
Rome has grown since its humble beginnings that it is now overwhelmed by its own greatness.
- Titus Livius
(Keywords: Greatness, Beginnings, Now, Rome)
In its beginnings, music was merely chamber music, meant to be listened to in a small space by a small audience.
- Gustav Mahler
(Keywords: Music, Beginnings, Space)
To the extent that I come from a deeply religious tradition and have been contending with those beginnings all of my life - that constitutes the subject of much of my early fiction.
- Chaim Potok
(Keywords: Life, Beginnings, Fiction, Religious, Tradition)
For all the social changes in China can be traced to their early beginnings in the days when the new tools or vehicles of commerce and locomotion first brought the Chinese people into unavoidable contact with the strange ways and novel goods of the Western peoples.
- Hu Shih
(Keywords: People, Beginnings, Commerce, First, Tools)
As a child, I read science fiction, but from the very beginnings of my reading for pleasure, I read a lot of non-fictional history, particularly historical biography.
- Norman Spinrad
(Keywords: Science, History, Beginnings, Biography, Fiction, Pleasure, Reading)
It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again.
- A. E. van Vogt
(Keywords: Idea, Beginning, Beginnings, Years)
From the standpoint of observation, then, we must regard it as a highly probable hypothesis that the beginnings of the mental life date from as far back as the beginnings of life at large.
- Wilhelm Wundt
(Keywords: Life, Beginnings, Observation)