My Favorite Quotes
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 Niklaus Wirth - “Many people tend to look at programming styles and languages like religions if you belong to one, you cannot belong to others. But this analogy is another fallacy.”  
 Rupert Sheldrake - “Well, natural selection was an idea that Darwin developed by analogy with conscious human selection. That's where he got the idea from.”  
 John Searle - “We often attribute understanding and other cognitive predicates by metaphor and analogy to cars, adding machines, and other artifacts, but nothing is proved by such attributions.”  
 Susan Sontag - “The aim of all commentary on art now should be to make works of art - and, by analogy, our own experience - more, rather than less, real to us. The function of criticism should be to show how it is what it is, even that it is what it is, rather than to show what it means.”  
 Moshe Sharett - “At this stage let us not entertain ourselves with the analogy of population transfer between Turkey and Greece there were different conditions there.”  
 Herbert Read - “The principle of equity first came into evidence in Roman jurisprudence and was derived by analogy from the physical meaning of the word.”  
 Jean-Marie Le Pen - “By analogy, if we were to develop a soccer team, then we would not invite basketball and volleyball players to the try outs. We would invite soccer players to apply.”  
 Muhammed Iqbal - “Divine life is in touch with the whole universe on the analogy of the soul's contact with the body.”  
 Charles Hodge - “As the Church is the aggregate of believers, there is an intimate analogy between the experience of the individual believer, and of the Church as a whole.”  
 Jeff Hawkins - “Prediction by analogy -creativity - is so pervasive we normally don't notice it.”  
 Jules H. Poincare - “The mathematical facts worthy of being studied are those which, by their analogy with other facts, are capable of leading us to the knowledge of a physical law.”  
 David Foster Wallace - “Here's an analogy. The invention of calculus was shocking because for a long time it had simply been presumed that you couldn't divide by zero.”  
 Lukas Foss - “That is why the analogy of stealing does not work. With a thief, we want to know how much money he stole, and from whom. With the artist it is not how much he took and from whom, but what he did with it.”  
 Philip Emeagwali - “I have expertise in five different fields which helps me to easily understand the analogy between my scientific problems and those occurring in nature.”  
 John Drinkwater - “To take an analogy if we say that a democratic government is the best kind of government, we mean that it most completely fulfills the highest function of a government - the realisation of the will of the people.”  
 John Deacon - “Yes, it is a rehearsed show, yes, it was analogy of going to see a play at the theatre, where everything has to be in place and whole things, everything being works, all works together to get the best effect you know it's more like an actor learning a part.”  
 Susan Blackmore - “One of the biggest mistakes that people make when they think about memes is they try to extend on the analogy with genes. That's not how it works. It works by realizing the concept of a replicator.”  
 Sidney Altman - “We soon suggested that the RNA subunit of RNase P was part of the active center of the enzyme, by analogy to the then current picture of the ribosome.”  
 Harry Emerson Fosdick - “The fact that astronomies change while the stars abide is a true analogy of every realm of human life and thought, religion not least of all. No existent theology can be a final formulation of spiritual truth.”  
 Bill Hanlon - “That way they're thinking about the word and how it's used in an analogy. It gets them thinking the same way the test makers are thinking.”  
 Craig Silver - “I just like to use the football analogy. I'm the head coach and my job is to direct the team down the field and throughout the game. But Vern and Todd are the star quarterback and the star defensive player. And Tracy is the all-conference player and my directors are the all-conference players. So it's very much a team-oriented thing. But yes, ultimately I'm the guy who has to decide what we cover and when.”  
 Alfred Korzybski - “the analogy between the noises we make when these noises do not symbolize anything which exists, and the worthless checks we write when our bank balance is zero”  
 Dean Turney - “An analogy would be using a beach for a school. This land can't be reproduced.”  
 Sandy Simpson - “They didn't give up. The best analogy I can think of is a prevent defense you're back there, you're trying not to foul, then all of a sudden they're getting better looks than they got when you were playing regular defense.”  
 Sam Nunn - “But it has not been easy, ... It has been three yards and a cloud of dust, to use a football analogy, as opposed to a 40-yard touchdown pass.”  

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