Quotes containing word "endowed"

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Definitions and meanings of word "endowed"

• Adj: provided or supplied or equipped with (especially as by inheritance or nature); examples: "an well-endowed college", "endowed with good eyesight", "endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights"

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H. P. Blavatsky
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Russian Philosopher
Friday 12 August 1831 - Friday 8 May 1891
James Dean
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American Actor
Sunday 8 February 1931 - Friday 30 September 1955
Norman Lamm
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American Leader, Author, Educator, Scholar
Born 1927
Jeffrey Eugenides
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American Writer, Novelist
Born Wednesday 13 April 1960
Max Jacob
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French Writer, Critic, Poet
Wednesday 12 July 1876 - Sunday 5 March 1944
Ernst Mach
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Austrian Philosopher, Physicist
Sunday 18 February 1838 - Saturday 19 February 1916
Napoleon Bonaparte
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French Leader
Tuesday 15 August 1769 - Saturday 5 May 1821
Walter Lang
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American Director
Monday 10 August 1896 - Monday 7 February 1972
Miriam Makeba
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South African Musician, Activist
Friday 4 March 1932 - Sunday 9 November 2008
Michel Foucault
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French Philosopher, Critic, Historian
Friday 15 October 1926 - Tuesday 26 June 1984
Erma Bombeck
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American Journalist
Monday 21 February 1927 - Monday 22 April 1996
Galileo Galilei
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Italian Philosopher, Physicist, Scientist, Mathematician
Saturday 15 February 1564 - Wednesday 8 January 1642

I do not feel obliged to believe that the same God who has endowed us with sense, reason, and intellect has intended us to forgo their use.

Galileo Galilei

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I also became close to nature, and am now able to appreciate the beauty with which this world is endowed.

James Dean

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Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.

Napoleon Bonaparte

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He knew a lot about his grandparents - and perhaps he feels he's been endowed with abilities to go into people's heads who are long dead - but, to a certain extent, he's making it up.

Jeffrey Eugenides

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What is called a sincere work is one that is endowed with enough strength to give reality to an illusion.

Max Jacob

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Man is pre-eminently endowed with the power of voluntarily and consciously determining his own point of view.

Ernst Mach

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Conventional dogmas, even if endowed with the authority of an Aristotle - ancient or modern - must be tested vigorously. If they are found wanting, we need not bother with them. But if they are found to be substantially correct, we may not overlook them.

Norman Lamm

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Following the creation concept that creation processes differed from preservation processes, it is suggested that God endowed each created kind, at the time of its creation, with potential for vast variety.

Walter Lang

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I look at an ant and I see myself: a native South African, endowed by nature with a strength much greater than my size so I might cope with the weight of a racism that crushes my spirit.

Miriam Makeba

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Power is not an institution, and not a structure; neither is it a certain strength we are endowed with; it is the name that one attributes to a complex strategical situation in a particular society.

Michel Foucault

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Youngsters of the age of two and three are endowed with extraordinary strength. They can lift a dog twice their own weight and dump him into the bathtub.

Erma Bombeck

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Man can never be a woman's equal in the spirit of selfless service with which nature has endowed her.

Mahatma Gandhi

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I rarely meet a politician that I don't like personally. They are generally well endowed with charm. Therein lies the danger.

P. J. O'Rourke

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We hold these truths to be self-evident: that all men are created equal; that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable rights; that among these are life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.

Thomas Jefferson

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Homo sapiens, the only creature endowed with reason, is also the only creature to pin its existence on things unreasonable.

Henri Bergson

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I had now arrived at my seventeenth year, and had attained my full height, a fraction over six feet. I was well endowed with youthful energy, and was of an extremely sanguine temperament.

Henry Bessemer

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Everything in the Universe, throughout all its kingdoms, is conscious: i.e., endowed with a consciousness of its own kind and on its own plane of perception.

H. P. Blavatsky

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But the first differentiation of its reflection in the manifested World is purely Spiritual, and the Beings generated in it are not endowed with a consciousness that has any relation to the one we conceive of.

H. P. Blavatsky

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Religion united its influence with those of loyalty and love, and the order of knighthood, endowed with all the sanctity and religious awe that attended the priesthood, became an object of ambition to the greatest sovereigns.

Thomas Bulfinch

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We are all instruments endowed with feeling and memory. Our senses are so many strings that are struck by surrounding objects and that also frequently strike themselves.

Denis Diderot

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