Quotes containing word "external"

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Sell also: extraneous, international, outside

Definitions and meanings of word "external"

• Noun: outward features; example: "he enjoyed the solemn externals of religion"

• Adj: happening or arising or located outside or beyond some limits or especially surface; examples: "the external auditory canal", "external pressures"

• Adj: coming from the outside; examples: "extraneous light in the camera spoiled the photograph", "relying upon an extraneous income", "disdaining outside pressure groups"

• Adj: from or between other countries; examples: "external commerce", "international trade", "developing nations need outside help"

• Adj: purely outward or superficial; examples: "external composure", "an external concern for reputation"- A.R.Gurney,Jr"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "external"

Johannes P. Muller
3 quotes about external
German Scientist
Tuesday 14 July 1801 - Wednesday 28 April 1858
H. P. Blavatsky
3 quotes about external
Russian Philosopher
Friday 12 August 1831 - Friday 8 May 1891
Joseph Butler
2 quotes about external
English Philosopher, Theologian, Clergyman
Sunday 18 May 1692 - Friday 16 June 1752
Henri Bergson
3 quotes about external
French Philosopher
Tuesday 18 October 1859 - Saturday 4 January 1941
Natan Sharansky
2 quotes about external
Russian Writer
Born Tuesday 20 January 1948
Ivan Pavlov
one quote about external
Russian Psychologist
Friday 14 September 1849 - Thursday 27 February 1936
Wilhelm Dilthey
2 quotes about external
German Psychologist, Philosopher, Historian, Sociologist
Tuesday 19 November 1833 - Sunday 1 October 1911
Richard Perle
2 quotes about external
American Public Servant, Consultant
Born Tuesday 16 September 1941
Jim Cantalupo
2 quotes about external
American Businessman
Sunday 14 November 1943 - Monday 19 April 2004
J. G. Ballard
one quote about external
British Writer, Novelist, Author
Tuesday 18 November 1930 - Sunday 19 April 2009
Peter Hammill
one quote about external
English Writer, Musician, Producer, Songwriter
Born Friday 5 November 1948
Swami Vivekananda
one quote about external
Indian Clergyman
Monday 12 January 1863 - Friday 4 July 1902

Sensation is not the conduction of a quality or state of external bodies to consciousness, but the conduction of a quality or state of our nerves to consciousness, excited by an external cause.

Johannes P. Muller

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The essential attribute of a new sense is, not the perception of external objects or influences which ordinarily do not act upon the senses, but that external causes should excite in it a new and peculiar kind of sensation different from all the sensations of our five senses.

Johannes P. Muller

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The digestive canal represents a tube passing through the entire organism and communicating with the external world, i.e. as it were the external surface of the body, but turned inwards and thus hidden in the organism.

Ivan Pavlov

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As no outward motion or change, when normal, in man's external body can take place unless provoked by an inward impulse, given through one of the three functions named, so with the external or manifested Universe.

H. P. Blavatsky

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The principle we call self-love never seeks anything external for the sake of the thing, but only as a means of happiness or good: particular affections rest in the external things themselves.

Joseph Butler

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Given that external reality is a fiction, the writer's role is almost superfluous. He does not need to invent the fiction because it is already there.

J. G. Ballard

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External nature is only internal nature writ large.

Swami Vivekananda

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The essence of philosophy is that a man should so live that his happiness shall depend as little as possible on external things.

Epictetus

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I see little alteration at Lyons since I formerly passed through it. Its manufactories are, nevertheless, flourishing, though less improvement than could be expected is visible in the external aspect of the place.

Marguerite Gardiner

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There are two sorts of hypocrites: ones that are deceived with their outward morality and external religion; and the others are those that are deceived with false discoveries and elevation; which often cry down works, and men's own righteousness, and.

Jonathan Edwards

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Action is the normal completion of the act of will which begins as prayer. That action is not always external, but it is always some kind of effective energy.

Dean Inge

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Seriously, these days I tend to shut up in terms of external analysis and DO try to let things speak for themselves, while still trying to get some depth into them.

Peter Hammill

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I shot a lot of close-ups on this movie 'cause there's like a dual mystery, she's searching through her haunted past to find some truth and she's also following an external mystery where she comes to think she might be the killer.

Philip Kaufman

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Linguistic sounds, considered as external, physical phenomena have two aspects, the motor and the acoustic.

Roman Jakobson

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Remembering that I'll be dead soon is the most important tool I've ever encountered to help me make the big choices in life. Because almost everything - all external expectations, all pride, all fear of embarrassment or failure - these things just fall away in the face of death, leaving only what is truly important.

Steve Jobs

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The nation demands a movement which has written upon its banner the internal and external national freedom that it will act as if it were the spiritual, social and political conscience of the nation.

Franz von Papen

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We are on the lookout for criminal and terrorist activity but we do not - nor will we ever - monitor ideology or political beliefs. We take seriously our responsibility to protect the civil rights and liberties of the American people, including subjecting our activities to rigorous oversight from numerous internal and external sources.

Janet Napolitano

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Sensorial perception, for example, certainly occurs with greater or less accuracy according to the degree of interest; it is constantly given other directions by the change of external stimuli and by ideas.

Hermann Ebbinghaus

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At first sight experience seems to bury us under a flood of external objects, pressing upon us with a sharp and importunate reality, calling us out of ourselves in a thousand forms of action.

Walter Pater

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Eventually, I believe, current attempts to understand the mind by analogy with man-made computers that can perform superbly some of the same external tasks as conscious beings will be recognized as a gigantic waste of time.

Thomas Nagel

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