Quotes containing word "means"

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Sell also: agency, mean, substance, way

Definitions and meanings of word "means"

• Noun: how a result is obtained or an end is achieved; examples: "a means of control", "an example is the best agency of instruction", "the true way to success"

• Noun: an instrumentality for accomplishing some end

• Noun: considerable capital (wealth or income); example: "he is a man of means"

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Gilbert K. Chesterton
8 quotes about means
English Writer
Friday 29 May 1874 - Sunday 14 June 1936
Bodhidharma
4 quotes about means
Indian Clergyman, Athlete
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
5 quotes about means
French Writer
Sunday 15 September 1613 - Sunday 17 March 1680
June Jordan
4 quotes about means
American Writer, Activist
Thursday 9 July 1936 - Friday 14 June 2002
Janet Napolitano
2 quotes about means
American Politician
Born Friday 29 November 1957
George Orwell
4 quotes about means
British Novelist, Author, Journalist
Thursday 25 June 1903 - Saturday 21 January 1950
Henry Miller
4 quotes about means
American Writer, Critic, Author
Saturday 26 December 1891 - Saturday 7 June 1980
Aristotle
4 quotes about means
Greek Philosopher
384 B.C. - 322 B.C.
Christopher Dawson
2 quotes about means
English Writer, Historian, Scholar
1889 - 1970
Mitt Romney
2 quotes about means
American Politician, Businessman
Born Wednesday 12 March 1947
George Bernard Shaw
3 quotes about means
Irish Dramatist
Saturday 26 July 1856 - Thursday 2 November 1950
Marquis de Sade
4 quotes about means
French Writer, Philosopher, Novelist, Politician, Revolutionary
Thursday 2 June 1740 - Friday 2 December 1814

Man is a means and not an end, and he is a means to economic or political ends which are not really ends in themselves but means to other ends which in their turn are means and so ad infinitum.

Christopher Dawson

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The Divine wisdom has given us prayer, not as a means whereby to obtain the good things of earth, but as a means whereby we learn to do without them; not as a means whereby we escape evil, but as a means whereby we become strong to meet it.

Frederick William Robertson

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What we're doing is making sure that we have a safe and secure border region from San Diego all the way to Brownsville. And that means manpower, it means technology, it means infrastructure, it means interior enforcement. All, you know, kind of layered in appropriate ways, and making sure, like I said before, the border is safe and secure.

Janet Napolitano

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To love means loving the unlovable. To forgive means pardoning the unpardonable. Faith means believing the unbelievable. Hope means hoping when everything seems hopeless.

Gilbert K. Chesterton

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What does music mean to me? I don't think I would really be much without it, without it coming through me. It's my means of communication, my means of growth, my means of transportation from one point in my life to another.

Erykah Badu

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ERA means abortion funding, means homosexual privileges, means whatever else.

Phyllis Schlafly

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I also hear your president say that war is the means of last resort and I think he means that. I met him last autumn and he assured me that they wanted to come through and disarm Iraq by peaceful means, and that's what we are trying to do as hard as we can.

Hans Blix

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Do you know what it means to come home at night to a woman who'll give you a little love, a little affection, a little tenderness? It means you're in the wrong house, that's what it means.

Henny Youngman

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And fifth, we will champion small businesses, America's engine of job growth. That means reducing taxes on business, not raising them. It means simplifying and modernizing the regulations that hurt small business the most. And it means that we must rein in the skyrocketing cost of healthcare by repealing and replacing Obamacare.

Mitt Romney

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Democracy means that people can say what they want to. All the people. It means that they can vote as they wish. All the people. It means that they can worship God in any way they feel right, and that includes Christians and Jews and voodoo doctors as well.

Dalton Trumbo

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Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.

George W. Bush

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If you have a lot of short-term debt, it means that all of that money can be demanded in a very short period of time. Technically, short-term debt means money that's coming due within a year. Typically, it means money that's coming due within 30 to 90 days.

Jeffrey Sachs

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And I think to be in NATO for the countries of our region, it means more guarantees for us, it means more responsibility for our common security, but it means fulfillment of all standards of civilized world, like protection of human rights and democratic mechanisms.

Aleksander Kwasniewski

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The main peculiarity which distinguishes man from other animals is the means of his support-the power which he possesses of very greatly increasing these means.

Thomas Malthus

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It means that the men who hold the means of life control our lives, and, because we workingmen have tried to get some measure of justice, some measure of betterment, they deny the right of the human being to associate with his fellow.

James Larkin

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I've never fallen in love right off the bat. I get scared to say I love you too soon because it means so much. It means you're not seeing an end to things.

Leighton Meester

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I'm not a slave to objectivity. I'm never quite sure what it means. And it means different things to different people.

Peter Jennings

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When you've played this game for ten years and gone to bat seven-thousand times and gotten two-thousand hits do you know what that really means? It means you've gone zero for five-thousand.

Reggie Jackson

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An unlocked door means that, occasionally, you might get a devil come in, but a locked door means you have thousands of angels just walk by.

Ian MacKaye

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We are not only talking about waves of refugees coming to Greece, to Italy, and elsewhere. Destabilizing the Balkans means Lebanonization, and that means destabilizing all of Europe.

Fatos Nano

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