Conceive Quotes by Lin Yutang, Charles M. Schwab, John Corigliano, Mark Fisher, Jonathan Swift, John Oliver and many others.
I always conceive a piece as a different set of challenges.
Stand-up comedy seems like a terrifying thing. Objectively. Before anyone has done it, it seems like one of the most frightening things you could conceive, and there’s just no shortcut – you just have to do it.
There is, I conceive, no contradiction in believing that mind is at once the cause of matter and of the development of individualised human minds through the agency of matter.
I didn’t think I could conceive.
What the mind of man can conceive and believe, it can achieve.
Traditional Christians cannot conceive of God as Mormons do: a God who has a wife, who invites other human beings to become gods with him.
There is a slight problem with being a conceptual artist these days: You won’t get paid. But this levels the field and takes the art of money out of the field of serious art. The only conceptual artists who would conceive of making money on the Internet are a lowbrow species known as hustlers.
The short film project I just finished for W Hotels and Intel, I didn’t have my script finished until a few days before we began filming. We edited it very quickly and now it’s up online. It was great to conceive an idea and have it premiere just a few weeks later, compared to a feature, which takes a year or more.
I try to look at the films as I make them from a distance, in a way. I think of them as kind of pop culture artefacts. I’ll often make posters and tag lines as I’m working on them, and not just conceive of them as a story I’m going to tell, but as a whole, a piece – a whole object that exists in the pop culture realm.
The very fact that we find it hard to conceive of an alternative to limitless economic growth is an indication of our spiritual condition.
We breathe, we think, we conceive of our lives as narratives.
When I first came to Wakefield Cathedral, I thought, ‘How does man conceive to build something like this?’ It’s a building that has transcended time over the centuries, and you appreciate the magnitude of humankind‘s power and vision. When you’re inside, you feel as though the rest of the world doesn’t exist.
We must conceive of this whole universe as one commonwealth of which both gods and men are members.
God… a being whose only definition is that he is beyond man’s power to conceive.
But the first differentiation of its reflection in the manifested World is purely Spiritual, and the Beings generated in it are not endowed with a consciousness that has any relation to the one we conceive of.
I can barely conceive of a type of beauty in which there is no Melancholy.
Politics I conceive to be nothing more than the science of the ordered progress of society along the lines of greatest usefulness and convenience to itself.
The human imagination has already come to conceive the possibility of recreating human society.
I cannot conceive of how more than 1% of us could possibly survive a cyberwar.
Aaron Sorkin was completely unable to understand the actual psychology of Mark or of Facebook. He can’t conceive of a world where social status or getting laid or, for that matter, doing drugs, is not the most important thing.
Animation can explain whatever the mind of man can conceive. This facility makes it the most versatile and explicit means of communication yet devised for quick mass appreciation.
It has always been difficult for Man to realize that his life is all an art. It has been more difficult to conceive it so than to act it so. For that is always how he has more or less acted it.
We can conceive of eternity because we cannot conceive of a cessation of time. We can conceive of infinite space because we cannot conceive of so much matter that our imagination will not stand upon the farthest star and see infinite space beyond.
Here, again, as I conceive, gentlemen forget that this government is a republican one, resting exclusively in the intelligence and virtue of the People.
The next big project, you yourself have to conceive.
Everything starts with a thought. Your thoughts become things, and anything that your mind can conceive, you can achieve.
It is hard to conceive of the utter demoralization, of the political blindness and immorality, of the patriotic dishonesty, of the cruelty and degradation of a people who supplemented the incomparable Declaration of Independence with the Fugitive Slave Law.
I was taught by my grandfather that anything that your mind can conceive, you can have. It’s a reality.
In what way can a revelation be made but by miracles? In none which we are able to conceive.
Without sounding overly sentimental about the process, I’d say trying to describe how you tend to conceive of a book is like describing how you tend to fall in love.
I don’t want to disrupt anything. We never conceive of our products as disruptive – we don’t look at something and say, ‘Let’s disrupt that.’ It’s always about how we can evolve this and make this better.
The Italian word ‘stanza’ means ‘a room’, and a room is a good way to conceive of a stanza. A room, generally speaking, is sufficient for its own purposes, but it does not constitute a house. A stanza has the same sense of containment, without being complete or independent.
He was the first to conceive of movies as an art form. His belief was that if the traditional art form would not find room for him, then he would make an art form of his own.
I can easily conceive, most Holy Father, that as soon as some people learn that in this book which I have written concerning the revolutions of the heavenly bodies, I ascribe certain motions to the Earth, they will cry out at once that I and my theory should be rejected.
Africa was the most exotic place I could conceive of – the end of the world – and I knew I would go there one day.
I do not conceive of any reality at all as without genuine unity.
If my mind can conceive it, and my heart can believe it, I know I can achieve it.
It’s actually very beautiful when you can’t conceive on your own, you can actually go to the doctors and with science you can create a child.
My hope is that this life is not all there is. This life is like preparation for what is coming next, and what is coming next is something so glorious that the Bible says minds can’t conceive it, eye has never seen, your imagination could never even enter into all that God is preparing for those who love him.