• Adv: completely and without qualification; used informally as intensifiers; examples: "an absolutely magnificent painting", "a perfectly idiotic idea", "you're perfectly right", "utterly miserable", "you can be dead sure of my innocence", "was dead tired", "dead right"
• Adv: totally and definitely; without question; examples: "we are absolutely opposed to the idea", "he forced himself to lie absolutely still", "iron is absolutely necessary"
To assert in any case that a man must be absolutely cut off from society because he is absolutely evil amounts to saying that society is absolutely good, and no-one in his right mind will believe this today.
In music, the punctuation is absolutely strict, the bars and rests are absolutely defined. But our punctuation cannot be quite strict, because we have to relate it to the audience. In other words we are continually changing the score.
I thought, well of course, Kinsey absolutely adored teaching. He was a wonderful teacher. So these kids really inspired me. So that was a clue I hung onto. He loved young people, he absolutely loved them. And he loved teaching them and trying to help them.
Concentration is the ability to think about absolutely nothing when it is absolutely necessary.
There is absolutely no doubt about it, and I may not be the one that does it, but the cloned child is coming. There is absolutely no way that it will not happen.
It is absolutely true in war, were other things equal, that numbers, whether men, shells, bombs, etc., would be supreme. Yet it is also absolutely true that other things are never equal and can never be equal.
There are only two kinds of people who are really fascinating - people who know absolutely everything, and people who know absolutely nothing.
Do I want Social Security to be there for my kids and my grandkids? Absolutely. Will I fight like a tiger to make sure that we protect Social Security? I absolutely will.
I think England has served me very well. I like living in London for the reasons I gave. I have absolutely no intentions of cutting those ties. There is absolutely no reason to do so. Certainly not, so that I can have a swimming pool and a palm tree.
Always remember that you are absolutely unique. Just like everyone else.
I am just absolutely convinced that the best formula for giving us peace and preserving the American way of life is freedom, limited government, and minding our own business overseas.
Goals are not only absolutely necessary to motivate us. They are essential to really keep us alive.
I am absolutely opposed to a national ID card. This is a total contradiction of what a free society is all about. The purpose of government is to protect the secrecy and the privacy of all individuals, not the secrecy of government. We don't need a national ID card.
People are lucky and unlucky not according to what they get absolutely, but according to the ratio between what they get and what they have been led to expect.
As a teenager I was so insecure. I was the type of guy that never fitted in because he never dared to choose. I was convinced I had absolutely no talent at all. For nothing. And that thought took away all my ambition too.
The happiest people in the world are those who feel absolutely terrific about themselves, and this is the natural outgrowth of accepting total responsibility for every part of their life.
Except our own thoughts, there is nothing absolutely in our power.
I think creativity is spiritual. I absolutely believe that.
If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely. It is absolutely touch and go. Each one of us could make the difference.
I absolutely want to have a career where you make'em laugh and make'em cry. It's all theater.