Synthetic quotes

  • I nodded with genuine synthetic sympathy.
    -- Jeff Lindsay

    #Sympathy #Synthetic #Genuine

  • Small samples in the centrifuge will spin at varying rates to create synthetic gravity, like the gravity of Mars or the gravity of the moon, and measure how the specimens respond within the centrifuge.
    -- John L. Phillips

    #Moon #Mars #Synthetic

  • I feel like there's a hunger in the culture now for the live experience maybe as a counterpoint to the more sort of synthetic lives that we've been living.
    -- Karen O

    #Culture #Hunger #Synthetic

  • Notwithstanding their attacks on the basic conception of rationalism, on synthetic a priori judgments, that is, material propositions that cannot be contradicted by any experience, the empiricists posits the forms of being as constant.
    -- Max Horkheimer

    #Judgment #Form #Synthetic

  • My knowledge of myself is direct, synthetic, from within outwards; my knowledge of other persons is indirect, analytical, from outside inwards. My knowledge of myself starts at the core; that of others at the crust.
    -- Salvador de Madariaga

    #Empathy #Indirect #Synthetic

  • Everything I do is a reflection of the duality within me. Musically, I really love things that are very synthetic and unnatural. And I also like the organic and human... the intrinsic, I guess.
    -- Zola Jesus

    #Reflection #Synthetic #Duality

  • Manufactured--synthetic--even virtual, if that is what you turned out to be--I would love you.
    -- Sharon Shinn

    #Love You #Synthetic #Ifs

  • There is only one road to human greatness: through the school of hard knocks.

  • I love Polaroids and I have a Polaroid camera collection from the '50s.

  • Democracy has no convictions for which people would be willing to stake their lives.

  • We eat when we're full, and we hoard all the rest. With our hands on remotes, we say, yes, we're the best.

  • Invariably something happens at a U.S. Open where the golf course gets out of control one day, they have one pin that's out of control. It always seems to happen. But they've gotten better about the height of the rough.

  • I don't know myself, what to do, where to go... I lie in the crack of a book for my comfort... it's what the world offers... please leave me alone to dream as I fancy.

  • I never told you this but I always thought the club should have recognised you far more when you retired. For the career that you had, one of Liverpool's greatest players, you should have had a much bigger and better send-off in your final match. That's just what I felt.

  • Two-thirds of American movies are extensions of commercials -- they tell you how to feel and they tell you how to think -- rather than letting you figure it out on your own.

  • The very word "secrecy" is repugnant in a free and open society; and we are as a people inherently and historically opposed to secret societies, to secret oaths and to secret proceedings. We decided long ago that the dangers of excessive and unwarranted concealment of pertinent facts far outweighed the dangers which are cited to justify it. Even today, there is little value in opposing the threat of a closed society by imitating its arbitrary restrictions. Even today, there is little value in insuring the survival of our nation if our traditions do not survive with it.

  • My song-writing has always been just about my life - usually my worst moments.