Quotes on the topic: Term


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The word 'Chicano' was originally a derisive term from Mexicans to other Mexicans living in the United States.


I think the danger with using the term 'trilogy' is that it sets up particular expectations in the reader's mind.


Painless preaching is as good a term as any for what we do.


I'm perplexed, though, by your application of the term 'negative' to my figural imagery.


I don't see that any buildings should be excluded from the term architecture, as long as they are done properly.


See, my strumpf is in my hair. Now, I don't know what strumpf means. It's just a term some brothas gave me.


I'm a multi-tasker. I was down with that stuff before they invented the term.


The term 'triage' normally means deciding who gets attention first.


I find the workload of what I do sufficiently great that when the term of court starts, I undergo a sort of annual intellectual lobotomy.


I'm not even sure I want to use the term 'coming out.'


I don't care when people use the term 'one-Slam wonder' with me.


Broke is a Hollywood term!


People under-invest in family because it doesn't pay off until the long term.


Sometimes you recognize that there is a category of human experience that has not been identified but everyone knows about it. That is when I find a term to describe it.


I want to be Eric Cantor's term limit.


If one looks at the works of Newton to Einstein, they were never scientists in the way modernity understands the term.


Never compromise your principles, even if it leads to difficulties in the short term.


I would like, in the long term, to be recognized as a writer-director-actor.


I believe in term limits. I believe the country would be hugely better off if we had more turnover in Congress.


Literary fiction - if we must use the term - is not the plotless, meandering indulgence that its detractors would have you believe.