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"Man's most valuable faculty is his imagination." - Madame De Stael

"Oh, what a valiant faculty is hope." - Michel De Montaigne

"Reason is the most active human faculty." - Mary Baker Eddy

"Respect the faculty that forms thy judgments." - Marcus Aurelius

"Faith is a higher faculty than reason." - H C Bailey

"What a mysterious faculty is that queen of the faculties!" - Charles Baudelaire

"Some people have a peculiar faculty for denying facts." - George D. Prentice

"Musical beds is the faculty sport around here." - Edward Albee

"Man is God by his faculty for thought." - Alphonse De Lamartine

"Nature takes away any faculty that is not used." - William Ralph Inge

"Sight is a faculty; seeing is an art." - George Perkins Marsh

"I would never accept the recommendation of the theological faculty." - Jan Hus

"The true scientist never loses the faculty of amazement." - Hans Selye

"Man has an inexhuastible faculty for lying, especially to himself." - George Santayana

"Vulnerability is not a weakness but a faculty for understanding." - David Whyte

"Learning from experience is a faculty almost never practiced" - Barbara Tuchman

"The apprehensive faculty must be scrutinised in action." - James Joyce

"I will not expose the ignorance of the faculty." - Nancy Cartwright

"It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection." - Thomas B. Macaulay

"Reason cannot remain a bare intellectual faculty; it must become a faculty of judgment dealing with the question of values." - Margaret Benson

"Nature, not content with denying to Mr - the faculty of thought, has endowed him with the faculty of writing." - A E Housman

"It seems that the creative faculty and the critical faculty cannot exist together in their highest perfection." - W Somerset Maugham

"Every man is born with the faculty of reason and the faculty of speech, but why should he be able to speak before he has anything to say?" - Benjamin Whichcote

"We have lost the invaluable faculty of being shocked a faculty which has hitherto almost distinguished the Man or Woman from the beast or child." - C S Lewis

"Instinct perfected is a faculty of using and even constructing organized instruments; intelligence perfected is the faculty of making and using unorganized instruments." - Henri Bergson

"Yours for the unshackled exercise of every faculty by every human being." - Lydia M Child

"Talent is some one faculty unusually developed; genius commands all the faculties." - Frederic Henry Hedge

"While the faculty of sensation is dependent upon the body, mind is separable from it" - Aristotle

"The imaginative faculty of the soul must be fed with objects immense and eternal." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Life is the faculty of spontaneous activity, the awareness that we have powers." - Immanuel Kant

"A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in students." - John Ciardi

"Genius, in truth, means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way." - William James

"As man's faculty attains higher level of development and sophistication, so do his wants in life" - Haile Selassie

"Perhaps the greatest faculty our minds possess is the ability to cope with pain." - Patrick Rothfuss

"Woe be to the generation that lets any higher faculty in its midst go unemployed." - Henry David Thoreau

"Freedom is that faculty that enlarges the usefulness of all other faculties." - Immanuel Kant

"Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an inhabitual way." - William James

"Speech is a faculty given to man to conceal his thoughts." - Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

"Talent is some one faculty unusually developed; genius commands all the faculties." - Frederick Henry Hedge

"In the faculty of writing nonsense, stupidity is no match for genius." - Walter Bagehot

"... the only thing we require to be good philosophers is the faculty of wonder..." - Jostein Gaarder

"The vision and the faculty divine; Yet wanting the accomplishment of verse." - William Wordsworth

"True kindness presupposes the faculty of imagining as one's own the suffering and joys of others." - Andre Gide

"Keep the faculty of effort alive in you by a little gratuitous exercise every day." - William James

"You can only apprehend the Infinite by a faculty that is superior to reason." - Plotinus

"The most important attribute of man as a moral being is the faculty of self-control." - Herbert Spencer

"Man is distinguished from all other creatures by the faculty of laughter." - Joseph Addison

"A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind" - Mary Wollstonecraft

"The faculty of using my resources well diminishes when their number grows." - Robert Bresson

"The faculty of imagination is both the rudder and the bridle of the senses." - Leonardo Da Vinci

"Genius may be almost defined as the faculty of acquiring poverty." - Edwin Percy Whipple

"much of the possibility of being cheerful comes from the faculty of throwing oneself beyond oneself ..." - Elizabeth Barrett Browning

"Conscience is that peculiar faculty of the soul which may be called the religious instinct." - Samuel Smiles

"when it comes to their essential faculty as writers, all writers are androgynous beings." - Nadine Gordimer

"imagination is the first faculty wanting in those that do harm to their kind ..." - Margaret Oliphant

"The faculty of continual transformation... is a profound expression of the dynamic character of the mind" - Anagarika Govinda

"Language, as well as the faculty of speech, was the immediate gift of God." - Noah Webster

"Someday, I'm gonna write a poem in a letter; Someday, I'm gonna get that faculty together." - David Bowie

"Power is the faculty or capacity to act, the strength and potency to accomplish something." - George Bernard Shaw

"A faculty for idleness implies a catholic appetite and a strong sense of personal identity." - Robert Louis Stevenson

"The true scientist never loses the faculty of amazement. It is the essence of his being." - Hans Selye

"Yours for the unshackled exercise of every faculty by every human being." - Lydia Maria Child

"Unlike the animal, God has given man the faculty of reason." - Mahatma Gandhi

"A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind." - Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley

"Imagination is the first faculty wanting in those that do harm to their kind." - Margaret Oliphant

"The true scientist never loses the faculty of amusement. It is the essence of his being." - Robert Oppenheimer

"We must not lose our faculty to dare, particularly in dark days." - Winston Churchill

"Every art and every faculty contemplates certain things as its principal objects." - Epictetus

"Faith ... that faculty which enables us to believe things which we know to be untrue." - Bram Stoker

"All media are extensions of some human faculty- psychic or physical." - Marshall Mcluhan

"In 1978, I entered Tohoku University, into the Department of Electrical Engineering, Faculty of Technology." - Koichi Tanaka

"The Faculty of Technology of Tohoku University is renowned for its tradition of practical studies." - Koichi Tanaka

"Some other faculty than the intellect is necessary for the apprehension of reality." - Henri Bergson

"A university is what a college becomes when the faculty loses interest in the students." - John Ciardi

"Talent is a faculty that is highly developed, but genius commands all the faculties." - Francis Herbert Hedge

"Reason we call that faculty innate in us of discovering laws and applying them with thought." - Hermann Von Helmholtz

"Intelligence is the faculty of making artificial objects, especially tools to make tools." - Henri Bergson

"I never guess. It is a shocking habit destructive to the logical faculty." - Arthur Conan Doyle

"In all forms of magick, the imagination or image-making faculty is the most important factor" - Kenneth Grant

"A slavish bondage to parents cramps every faculty of the mind." - Mary Shelley

"Intuition is a spiritual faculty and does not explain, but simply points the way." - Florence Scovel Shinn

"The mind uses its faculty for creativity only when experience forces it to do so." - Henri Poincare

"There is no faculty of the human soul so persistent and universal as that of hatred." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Genius... means little more than the faculty of perceiving in an unhabitual way." - William James

"Young people have a marvelous faculty of either dying or adapting themselves to circumstances." - Samuel Butler

"Men should not try to overstrain their goodness more than any other faculty, bodily or mental." - Samuel Butler

"It's as if we're higher apes who had a language faculty inserted." - Noam Chomsky

"The soul of animals is characterized by two faculties, (a) the faculty of discrimination which is the work of thought and sense, and (b) the faculty of originating local movement." - Aristotle

"... the student skit at Christmas contained a plaintive line: "Give us Master's exams that our faculty can pass, or give us a faculty that can pass our Master's exams."" - Paul Halmos

"We do not die wholly at our deaths: we have mouldered away gradually long before. Faculty after faculty, interest after interest, attachment after attachment disappear: we are torn from ourselves while living." - William Hazlitt

"The faculty of art is to change events; the faculty of science is to foresee them. The phenomena with which we deal are controlled by art; they are predicted by science." - Henry Thomas Buckle

"The value of the creative faculty derives from the fact that faculty is the primary mark of man. To deprive man of its exercise is to reduce him to subhumanity." - Eric Gill

"The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention, over and over again, is the very root of judgment, character, and will... An education which should improve this faculty would be the education par excellence." - William James

"Metaphysics abstracts the mind from the senses, and the poetic faculty must submerge the whole mind in the senses. Metaphysics soars up to universals, and the poetic faculty must plunge deep into particulars." - Giambattista Vico

"I went to a mystery writers conference ... and I learned a lot not only from the faculty - and in the faculty we had forensic doctors, detectives, policemen, experts in guns, etc. - but from the questions of the students." - Isabel Allende

"Productivity is going to be a critical issue. And it's not just about getting more time for professors in the classroom. It involves reexamining the learning experience and restructuring faculty and the use of faculty time." - Roy Romer

"Nature arms each man with some faculty which enables him to do easily some feat impossible to any other." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"There is no so wretched and coarse a soul wherein some particular faculty is not seen to shine." - Michel De Montaigne

"To experience visually, and to transform our visual experience into plastic terms, requires the faculty of empathy." - Hans Hofmann

"No matter how much faculty of idle seeing a man has, the step from knowing to doing is rarely taken." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"The shudder of awe is humanity's highest faculty, Even though this world is forever altering its values." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"Rhetoric may be defined as the faculty of observing in any given case the available means of persuasion." - Aristotle

"Bible revelations are not against reason but above reason, for the uses of faith, mans highest faculty." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"In the pursuit of education, individual desire is more influential than institution, and personal faith more forceful than faculty." - Russell M Nelson

"English history is aristocracy with the doors open. Who has courage and faculty, let him come in." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"All people are endowed with the faculty of compassion, and for this reason can develop the humanitarian spirit." - Albert Schweitzer

"The poor wish for wealth; animals for the faculty of speech; men wish for heaven; and godly persons for liberation." - Chanakya

"Justice is a faculty that may be developed. This development is what constitutes the education of the human race." - Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

"Want of will causes paralysis of every faculty. In spiritual things man is utterly unable because resolvedly unwilling." - Charles Spurgeon

"Psychoanalysis is out, under a therapeutic disguise, to do away entirely with the moral faculty in man." - David Herbert Lawrence

"God grants us the faculty to open ourselves to peace. If we don't then we are responsible if wars continue." - Maharishi Mahesh Yogi

"You may have heard that a dean is to faculty as a hydrant is to a dog." - Alfred Kahn

"Faculty Meetings are held whenever the need to show off is combined with the imperative of accomplishing nothing." - Alexander Theroux

"Realisation is not acquisition of anything new nor is it a new faculty. It is only removal of all camouflage" - Ramana Maharshi

"Intelligence is that faculty of mind, by which order is perceived in a situation previously considered disordered." - Haneef Fatmi

"The shudder of awe is humanity's highest faculty, Even though this world is forever altering its values." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

"There wanted not some beams of light to guide men in the exercise of their Stocastick faculty." - John Owen

"[R]eason is... given to us as a practical faculty, that is, as one that influences the will...." - Immanuel Kant

"As you train your mind, shockingly it brings you prosperity as well as the faculty to maintain it." - Harbhajan Singh Yogi

"The poet sees things as they look. Is this having a faculty the less? or a sense the more?" - Augustus William Hare

"Man is born with the faculty of speech. Who gives it to him? He who gives the bird its song." - Joseph Joubert

"Humans, the only self-regarding animals, blessed or cursed with this torturing higher faculty, have always wanted to know why." - Nadine Gordimer

"I have lost the faculty of enjoying their destruction, and I am too idle to destroy for nothing." - Emily Bronte

"The moral sense is a natural faculty in us like the sense of smell or of touch." - Peter Kropotkin

"I focus on faculty, as opposed to facilities, budgets, endowments or students. I do so because I believe, based on many decades of work as a teacher, a scholar and an administrator, that the quality of the faculty determines the quality of the university. Everything else flows from the quality of the faculty. If the faculty are good, you will attract good students and you will have alumni who will raise funds for you." - Henry Rosovsky

"Recording stories is a way of honoring the faculty of memory, even if it's recorded, outsourcing memory to technology." - Yvonne Adhiambo Owuor

"The poet sees things as they look. Is this having a faculty the less? or a sense the more?" - Augustus Hare

"Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an instrument with which to worry myself." - Mark Rutherford

"Love has the faculty of making two lovers seem naked, not in each other's sight, but in their own." - Cesare Pavese

"All our talents increase in the using, and every faculty, both good and bad, strengthens by exercise." - Anne Bronte

"If reason is a universal faculty, the decision of the common mind is the nearest criterion of truth." - George Bancroft

"I was on the mathematics faculty at M.I.T. from 1951 through until I resigned in the spring of 1959." - John Forbes Nash Jr

"It is a sad truth, but we have lost the faculty of giving lovely names to things." - Oscar Wilde

"After the first exams, I switched to the Faculty of Philosophy and studied Zoology in Munich and Vienna." - Karl Von Frisch

"I studied at a grammar school and later at the University of Vienna in the Faculty of Medicine." - Karl Von Frisch

"Bible revelations are not against reason but above reason, for the uses of faith, man's highest faculty." - Edward Mckendree Bounds

"Every faculty and virtue I possess can be used as an instrument with which to worry myself." - Hale White

"For origin and development of human faculty we must look to these processes of association in lower animals." - Edward Thorndike

"Psychoanalysis is out, under a therapeutic disguise, to do away entirely with the moral faculty in man." - D H Lawrence

"There is a very important distinction between a critical attitude of mind (or critical faculty) and a sceptical attitude." - William Beveridge

"Lord save us all from a hope tree that has lost the faculty of putting out blossoms." - Mark Twain

"The development of the faculty of attention forms the real object and almost the sole interest of studies." - Simone Weil

"These two rational faculties may be designated the Scientific Faculty and the Calculative Faculty respectively; since calculation is the same as deliberation, and deliberation is never exercised about things that are invariable, so that the Calculative Faculty is a separate part of the rational half of the soul." - Aristotle

"FACULTY PSYCHOLOGY is getting to be respectable again after centuries of hanging around with phrenologists and other dubious types. By faculty psychology I mean, roughly , the view that many fundamentally different kinds of psychological mechanisms must be postulated in order to explain the facts of mental life . Faculty psychology takes seriously the apparent heterogeneity of the mental and is impressed by such prima facie differences as between, say, sensation and perception, volition and cognition, learning and remembering, or language and thought." - Jerry Fodor

"What art was to the ancient world, Science is to the modern; the distinctive faculty. In the minds of men, the useful has succeeded to the beautiful." - Benjamin Disraeli

"In practice, such trifles as contradictions in principle are easily set aside; the faculty of ignoring them makes the practical man." - Henry Adams

"It is a faculty of the human mind to become what it contemplates, and to act in unison with its object." - Thomas Paine

"Energy is the power that drives every human being. It is not lost by exertion but maintained by it, for it is a faculty of the psyche." - Germaine Greer

"No man has yet become so great in any faculty but that it is possible for some one else to become greater." - Wallace D. Wattles

"The faculty of self-help is that which distinguished man from animals; that it is the Godlike element, or holds within itself the Godlike element, of his constitution." - J. G. Holland



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