Quotes containing word "province"

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Sell also: responsibility, state

Definitions and meanings of word "province"

• Noun: the territory occupied by one of the constituent administrative districts of a nation; example: "his state is in the deep south"

• Noun: the proper sphere or extent of your activities; example: "it was his province to take care of himself"

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Agnes Smedley
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American Writer, Journalist
Tuesday 23 February 1892 - Saturday 6 May 1950
Alex Campbell
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Canadian Politician
Born Friday 1 December 1933
Dorothea Lange
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American Journalist, Photographer
Sunday 26 May 1895 - Monday 11 October 1965
Dorthea Lange
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American Photographer
Sunday 26 May 1895 - Saturday 11 September 1965
Alfred de Vigny
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French Poet
Monday 27 March 1797 - Thursday 17 September 1863
Marcus Aurelius
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Roman Soldier
Thursday 26 April 121 A.D. - Thursday 17 March 180 A.D.
Oliver Wendell Holmes
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American Writer
Tuesday 29 August 1809 - Monday 8 October 1894
Henry Walter Bates
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English Environmentalist, Explorer
Tuesday 8 February 1825 - Tuesday 16 February 1892
Lord Mountbatten
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British Soldier
Monday 25 June 1900 - Monday 27 August 1979
Paul Martin
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Canadian Leader, Politician
Born Sunday 28 August 1938
John P. Kennedy
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American Novelist, Politician, Soldier
Sunday 25 October 1795 - Thursday 18 August 1870
John Lilly
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American Scientist
Wednesday 6 January 1915 - Sunday 30 September 2001

No one yet knows what a man's province is, and how far that province, as conceived of today, is artificial.

Agnes Smedley

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We, in our Province, are beginning to realize and appreciate that our slowness in keeping up with our North American neighbours may well have been a blessing in disguise.

Alex Campbell

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While there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see.

Dorothea Lange

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Where there is perhaps a province in which the photograph can tell us nothing more than what we see with our own eyes, there is another in which it proves to us how little our eyes permit us to see.

Dorthea Lange

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But it is the province of religion, of philosophy, of pure poetry only, to go beyond life, beyond time, into eternity.

Alfred de Vigny

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Because your own strength is unequal to the task, do not assume that it is beyond the powers of man; but if anything is within the powers and province of man, believe that it is within your own compass also.

Marcus Aurelius

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It is the province of knowledge to speak, and it is the privilege of wisdom to listen.

Oliver Wendell Holmes

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The city and province were given up to anarchy; the coloured people, elated with victory, proclaimed the slaughter of all whites, except the English, French, and American residents.

Henry Walter Bates

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Never feel that a piece of criticism or advice is too much trouble to give, or that it exceeds your province.

Lord Mountbatten

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Have you ever, on a cloudless night, looked down from a passing aircraft flying over Canada? Endless, glowing strings of cities, towns, and homesteads. Stretching on and on, one province to the next. With only the stars in the distance.

Paul Martin

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The province was surrounded by powerful tribes of Indians who watched the white settlers with an eager hostility, and seized every occasion to molest them by secret inroad, and often by open assault.

John P. Kennedy

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In the province of the mind, what one believes to be true either is true or becomes true.

John Lilly

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I lived in a region in the northwestern province - the people there in general have a great love for the Taliban, so I started to read some of the literature of the scholars and the history of the movement. And my heart became attached to them.

John Walker Lindh

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We cannot forget that our flag received its first foreign salute from a Dutch officer, nor that the Province of Friesland gave to our independence its first formal recognition.

Seth Low

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The Germans have done wonderful work. Not long ago, a German battle group battalion conducted a very impressive counterinsurgency operation in a portion of Baghlan province. I think these are the first counterinsurgency operations conducted by any German element after World War II. And they did a very impressive job.

David Petraeus

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Piecemeal social engineering resembles physical engineering in regarding the ends as beyond the province of technology.

Karl Popper

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Modern Armenia survived only because it was the single province controlled, and protected, by the Russian Empire. The rest of the territory within its historical borders is almost wholly devoid of ethnic Armenians.

John Shimkus

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The first issue of The Register was printed in London, and gave a glowing account of the province that was to be - its climate, its resources, the sound principles on which it was founded.

Catherine Helen Spence

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I know no national boundary where the Negro is concerned. The whole world is my province until Africa is free.

Marcus Garvey

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Philanthropy is involved with basic innovations that transform society, not simply maintaining the status quo or filling basic social needs that were formerly the province of the public sector.

David Rockefeller

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