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  • Ideals are very often formed in the effort to escape from the hard task of dealing with facts, which is the function of science and art. There is no process by which to reach an ideal. There are no tests by which to verify it. It is therefore impossible to frame a proposition about an ideal which can be proved or disproved. It follows that the use of ideals is to be strictly limited to proper cases, and that the attempt to use ideals in social discussion does not deserve serious consideration.

    Art   Effort   Doe  
    William Graham Sumner (2007). “Folkways: A Study of Mores, Manners, Customs and Morals”, p.201, Cosimo, Inc.
  • I am reminded of the professor who, in his declining hours, was asked by his devoted pupils for his final counsel. He replied, 'Verify your quotations.

    Finals   Hours   Pupils  
    Wolfgang Mieder, Winston Churchill (1995). “The Proverbial Winston S. Churchill: An Index to Proverbs in the Works of Sir Winston Churchill”, Westport, Conn. : Greenwood Press
  • In properly organized groups no faith is required; what is required is simply a little trust and even that only for a little while, for the sooner a man begins to verify all he hears the better it is for him.

    "In Search of the Miraculous: Fragments of an Unknown Teaching". Book by Pyotr Ouspensky, 1949.
  • In 5 billion years, the expansion of the universe will have progressed to the point where all other galaxies will have receded beyond detection. Indeed, they will be receding faster than the speed of light, so detection will be impossible. Future civilizations will discover science and all its laws, and never know about other galaxies or the cosmic background radiation. They will inevitably come to the wrong conclusion about the universe......We live in a special time, the only time, where we can observationally verify that we live in a special time.

    Light   Years   Law  
    YouTube Channel "Richard Dawkins Foundation for Reason & Science"/"'A Universe From Nothing' by Lawrence Krauss, AAI 2009", October 21, 2009.
  • It's all about who gets to work and making sure they're legally present in our country. And to do that nationally E-verify becomes a key component. It certainly needs to available, effective and as inexpensive as possible and that employer needs to use it as a tool. Some of the arguments that are made about how it works or does not work don't carry much water with me. I've already used it for several years. It works.

    Country   Keys   Years  
  • There was a conservative consensus for an amendment I put forward called Trust, But Verify that would have strengthened border security on both refugees, students and those coming here. And Marco sided and I guess was more sympathetic to Chuck Schumer and to the president than he was to conservative principles.

  • The fundamental question is, 'Will I be a successful president when it comes to foreign policy?' I will be, but until I'm the president, it's going to be hard for me to verify that I think I'll be more effective.

    "2000 - part two" by Jon Ronson, December 30, 2000.
  • The longer I live, the more I realize that I am never wrong about anything, and that all the pains I have so humbly taken to verify my notions have only wasted my time!

    Life   Time   Pain  
  • To verify images kills them, and it is always more enriching to imagine than to experience.

  • The principal goal of education is to create men who are capable of doing new things, not simply of repeating what other generations have done-men who are creative, inventive, and discovers. The second goal of education is to form minds which can be critical, can verify, and not accept everything they are offered.

  • Pender laughed. "Verify? In this day and age? Who cares about verifying anything? It's all about the speed. Who gets there first defines the truth. You know that as well as any man living.

    Men   Age   Who Cares  
    David Baldacci (2011). “The Whole Truth”, p.213, Pan Macmillan
  • Always verify your references.

    "Lives of twelve good men" by John William Burgon, Vol. 1, (p. 73), 1888.
  • Aristotle maintained that women have fewer teeth than men; although he was twice married, it never occurred to him to verify this statement by examining his wives' mouths.

    Math   Men   Wife  
    Impact of Science on Society ch. 1 (1952)
  • What a lumbering poor vehicle prose is for the conveying of a great thought! ... Prose wanders around with a lantern & laboriously schedules & verifies the details & particulars of a valley & its frame of crags & peaks, then Poetry comes, & lays bare the whole landscape with a single splendid flash.

  • Just as it is the province of science to find out what the facts of life are, to classify them and use them to verify or discredit whatever theory may have been advanced concerning them, so it is the province of a living theology to be constantly seeking from God the wit and wisdom that will interpret anew and more truly the parable of life.

    Religion   Facts   Use  
    Burnett Hillman Streeter, Arthur Clutton-Brock, Cyril William Emmet, James Arthur Hadfield, Lily Dougall (1922). “Immortality: An Essay in Discovery, Co-ordinating Scientific, Psychical, and Biblical Research”
  • We could never verify that there was any Iraqi authority, direction and control, complicity with al Qaeda for 9/11 or any operational act against America. Period.

    America   Als   Authority  
    "George Tenet: At the center of the storm". "60 Minutes" with Scott Pelley, April 25, 2007.
  • At my age, you need to verify that everything is fine. I put a lot of pressure on my body, and I feel sometimes pain in my back and in my knees, so I have to be sure that I can keep on training hard before going on.

  • We will ensure that E-Verify is used to the fullest extent possible under existing law, and will work with Congress to strengthen and expand its use across the country.

    Country   Law   Use  
    Donald Trump immigration speech in Arizona, August 31, 2016.
  • When your mind tries to verify a preconceived notion you can miss the obvious.

    Missing   Mind   Trying  
  • We say that a sentence is factually significant to any given person, if, and only if, he knows how to verify the proposition which it purports to express.

    'Language, Truth, and Logic' (2nd ed., 1946) p. 35
  • If we dedicate a certain amount of time each day to cultivating compassion or any other positive quality, we are likely to attain results, just like when we train the body... Meditation consists of familiarizing ourselves with a new way of being, of managing our thoughts and the way we perceive the world. Through the recent advances in neuroscience it is now possible to evaluate these methods and to verify their impact on the brain and body.

  • I think the people should demand accountability on the voting. I think there's no point in voting if you're not gonna demand fairness and be able to verify each vote. And other countries can do this fairly easily. So I don't think you really want democracy if you're not willing to take that first step.

  • There are dozens of writings outside of the Bible that verify the historical accuracy of many of the names of people, places, and events mentioned in the Bible. In fact, external sources verify that at least eighty persons mentioned in the Bible were actual historical figures. Fifty people from the Old Testament, and thirty people from the New Testament.

    Bible   Writing   Names  
  • Doubt the conventional wisdom unless you can verify it with reason and experiment

  • One must verify or expel his doubts, and convert them into the certainty of Yes or NO.

  • Search for the truth. I tell you things and I always ask you to verify what I say. I told you yesterday that there was an attack and a retreat at Saddam's airport.

  • Anything that is western origin, first you verify it, then accept it. Anything that is Indian origin, first accept it, then verify it if necessary.

  • You will find it a very good practice always to verify your references, sir.

  • Computers bootstrap their own offspring, grow so wise and incomprehensible that their communiqués assume the hallmarks of dementia: unfocused and irrelevant to the barely-intelligent creatures left behind. And when your surpassing creations find the answers you asked for, you can't understand their analysis and you can't verify their answers. You have to take their word on faith.

    Peter Watts (2014). “Firefall”, p.32, Head of Zeus
  • The man of science dissects the statement, verifies the facts, and demonstrates connection even where he cannot its purpose.

    Margaret Fuller, Ralph Waldo Emerson, George Ripley (1961). “The Dial: A Magazine for Literature, Philosophy, and Religion”
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