Quotations on Order

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Art is man's constant effort to create for himself a different order of reality from that which is given to him.
- Chinua Achebe
(Keywords: Art, Effort, Man, Order, Reality)

If you desire information on some point of law, you are not likely to ponder over the ponderous tomes of legal writers in order to obtain the knowledge you seek, by your own unaided efforts.
- Felix Adler
(Keywords: Legal, Knowledge, Desire, Information, Law, Order, Writers)

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.
- Theodor Adorno
(Keywords: Art, Chaos, Order, Today)

My father actually moved out from Chicago just so he could play tennis 365 days a year, so it was - it was a place we played every day. We played before school. We played after school. We woke up. We played tennis. We brushed our teeth in that order.
- Andre Agassi
(Keywords: Father, Chicago, Day, Order, Play, School, Tennis)

The International Brigades and the British volunteers were, numerically, only a small part of the Republican forces, but nearly all had accepted the need for organization and order in civilian life.
- Bill Alexander
(Keywords: Life, Order, Republican)

Even though some in our government may claim that civil liberties must be compromised in order to protect the public, we must be wary of what we are giving up in the name of fighting terrorism.
- Lucille Roybal Allard
(Keywords: Government, Civil liberties, Fighting, Giving, May, Name, Order, Public, Terrorism)

Well, developers do want to touch a lot of customers. We have to make our platform very popular in order for them to do that. If we make their jobs easier, then they'll be more likely to stay on the Windows platform.
- Jim Allchin
(Keywords: Jobs, Order, Popular, Want, Windows)

While we are under the tyranny of Priests, it will ever be their interest, to invalidate the law of nature and reason, in order to establish systems incompatible therewith.
- Ethan Allen
(Keywords: Nature, Interest, Law, Order, Reason, Tyranny, Will)

He has a method that likens the musician to an athlete, so I do physical exercises designed to keep a musician in shape in order to perform the function, which is to play music.
- Herb Alpert
(Keywords: Music, Order, Play)

U.S. soldiers, with whom I now have more than a passing acquaintance, joke that they track my movements in order to know where they will be deployed next.
- Christiane Amanpour
(Keywords: Acquaintance, Now, Order, Soldiers, Will)

What are we having this liberty for? We are having this liberty in order to reform our social system, which is full of inequality, discrimination and other things, which conflict with our fundamental rights.
- B. R. Ambedkar
(Keywords: Conflict, Discrimination, Rights, Inequality, Liberty, Order, Reform)

Action and faith enslave thought, both of them in order not be troubled or inconvenienced by reflection, criticism, and doubt.
- Henri Frederic Amiel
(Keywords: Faith, Thought, Action, Criticism, Doubt, Order, Reflection)

I must stress here the point that I appreciate clarity, order, meaning, structure, rationality: they are necessary to whatever provisional stability we have, and they can be the agents of gradual and successful change.
- A. R. Ammons
(Keywords: Change, Successful, Clarity, Meaning, Order, Stability, Stress)

In order to experience everyday spirituality, we need to remember that we are spiritual beings spending some time in a human body.
- Barbara de Angelis
(Keywords: Experience, Time, Body, Order, Spiritual, Spirituality)

In order to obtain the goal of returning to Palestine, all of us sometimes have to grit our teeth.
- Yasser Arafat
(Keywords: Goal, Order, Palestine)

Inferiors revolt in order that they may be equal, and equals that they may be superior. Such is the state of mind which creates revolutions.
- Aristotle
(Keywords: May, Mind, Order, State)

Modem science, then, maintains on the one hand that nature, both organic and inorganic, strives towards a state of order and that man's actions are governed by the same tendency.
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Keywords: Nature, Science, Actions, Man, Order, State)

Man's striving for order, of which art is but one manifestation, derives from a similar universal tendency throughout the organic world; it is also paralleled by, and perhaps derived from, the striving towards the state of simplest structure in physical systems.
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Keywords: Art, Man, Order, State, World)

In many instances, order is apprehended first of all by the senses.
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Keywords: First, Order, Senses)

The absurd consequences of neglecting structure but using the concept of order just the same are evident if one examines the present terminology of information theory.
- Rudolf Arnheim
(Keywords: Consequences, Information, Order, Present, Theory)

While there's been much progress on terrorism, there's still much work to do and it is very important that the countries work together in order to address this threat together.
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo
(Keywords: Work, Progress, Countries, Order, Terrorism)

It is not opium which makes me work but its absence, and in order for me to feel its absence it must from time to time be present.
- Antonin Artaud
(Keywords: Time, Work, Absence, Opium, Order, Present)

Grant me the treasure of sublime poverty: permit the distinctive sign of our order to be that it does not possess anything of its own beneath the sun, for the glory of your name, and that it have no other patrimony than begging.
- Francis of Assisi
(Keywords: Glory, Name, Order, Sun, Treasure)

I came from a family who believed in, in quotes, the Rights of Man, who believed that in order to justify the sort of luxurious life that the majority of us have, related to the whole world, that you had to do something.
- Richard Attenborough
(Keywords: Family, Life, Rights, Majority, Man, Order, Quotes, World)

A multi-purpose stadium is an absolute must in order to invigorate our downtown and, simultaneously, let the rest of the country witness that we can get things done.
- Alan Autry
(Keywords: Country, Order, Rest)

I support public and private partnerships whenever appropriate in order to achieve our goal of a prosperous and vibrant downtown.
- Alan Autry
(Keywords: Goal, Order, Public, Support)

The challenge as we saw in the Nigerian project was to restructure the economy decisively in the direction of a modern free market as an appropriate environment for cultivation of freedom and democracy and the natural emergence of a new social order.
- Ibrahim Babangida
(Keywords: Challenge, Democracy, Direction, Economy, Environment, Freedom, Order, Project)

The music is the last thing I'm thinking about right now, in order of what's important.
- Burt Bacharach
(Keywords: Music, Now, Order, Right, Thinking)

Discretion of speech is more than eloquence, and to speak agreeably to him with whom we deal is more than to speak in good words, or in good order.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Discretion, Eloquence, Order, Speech, Words)

In order for the light to shine so brightly, the darkness must be present.
- Francis Bacon
(Keywords: Darkness, Light, Order, Present)

If that form of government, that system of social order is not wrong - if those laws of the Southern States, by virtue of which slavery exists there, and is what it is, are not wrong - nothing is wrong.
- Leonard Bacon
(Keywords: Government, Virtue, Laws, Nothing, Order, Slavery, states, Wrong)

He wasn't really Method but he believed that when you did a role there were lots of things you could do with your co-star in order to create the right environment. You known, if you were supposed to be in love, to create that feeling between the two of you.
- Jane Badler
(Keywords: Love, Environment, Feeling, Order, Right)

The very first time I was on a car in Atlanta, I saw the conductor - all conductors are white - ask a Negro woman to get up and take a seat farther back in order to make a place for a white man. I have also seen white men requested to leave the Negro section of the car.
- Ray Stannard Baker
(Keywords: Car, Men, Time, First, Man, Order, Woman)

When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking.
- James A. Baldwin
(Keywords: Action, Balance, Man, Order, Thinking)

Pythagoras took the next important step by subordinating the mere matter of nature to its essential principle of form and order, identifying the latter with reason or the soul.
- James M. Baldwin
(Keywords: Nature, Soul, Order, Reason)

Terrorism is an evil that threatens all the countries in Europe. Vigorous cooperation in the European Union and worldwide is crucial in order to meet this evil head on.
- Jan Peter Balkenende
(Keywords: Cooperation, Countries, Europe, Evil, Order, Terrorism)

Painting is the passage from the chaos of the emotions to the order of the possible.
- Balthus
(Keywords: Chaos, Emotions, Order, Painting)

In order to succeed, people need a sense of self-efficacy, to struggle together with resilience to meet the inevitable obstacles and inequities of life.
- Albert Bandura
(Keywords: Life, People, Obstacles, Order, Self, Sense, Struggle, Succeed)

In all honesty, at that time, I never saw myself as an author... I was just a Mom in a state of panic, trying to enter a short story contest to win the prize money in order to keep the lights on in my home.
- Leslie Banks
(Keywords: Home, Mom, Money, Time, Honesty, Order, State, Trying)

Few men have led a more active life - bodily or mentally - from a constitutional anxiety for regularity, precision, and order, during fifty years' business career, from which I had retired.
- William Banting
(Keywords: Business, Life, Men, Anxiety, Career, Order, Years)

The award is important in order to bring people to the movie theater. That's the only principle meaning of any award.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: People, Meaning, Order, Theater)

I do respect people's faith, but I don't respect their manipulation of that faith in order to create fear and control.
- Javier Bardem
(Keywords: Faith, People, Fear, Control, Manipulation, Order, Respect)

Our identities have no bodies, so, unlike you, we cannot obtain order by physical coercion. We believe that from ethics, enlightened self-interest, and the commonweal, our governance will emerge.
- John Perry Barlow
(Keywords: Ethics, Order, Self, Will)

A lot of these angles are really about trying to mimic broadcast sports angles in order to anchor the scene, to sort of normalize it before it becomes abstracted.
- Matthew Barney
(Keywords: Sports, Order, Trying)

The institutional investor remains the bigger influence on individual trades simply because the institutional investor has more money to support the order and that will have more of an impact on the stock.
- Maria Bartiromo
(Keywords: Money, Influence, Order, Support, Will)

The voice will guide you-will tell you what to do. In order to do that, you must be quite sensitive with the instrument and accept this daily conversation with your voice.
- Cecilia Bartoli
(Keywords: Conversation, Order, Voice, Will)

The poet must decide not to impose his feelings in order to write without sentimentality.
- John Barton
(Keywords: Feelings, Order, Sentimentality)

If we bestow but a very little attention to the economy of the animal creation, we shall find manifest examples of premeditation, perseverance, resolution, and consumate artifice, in order to effect their purpose.
- William Bartram
(Keywords: Perseverance, Purpose, Attention, Creation, Economy, Effect, Order, Resolution)

Our Prophet was a radical too- he fought against the injustices of his community and challenged the feudal order of his society, so they called him a radical. So what? We should be proud of that!
- Abu Bakar Bashir
(Keywords: Society, Community, Order, Radical)

In order for the artist to have a world to express he must first be situated in this world, oppressed or oppressing, resigned or rebellious, a man among men.
- Charles Baudelaire
(Keywords: Men, Artist, First, Man, Order, World)



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