Symbol Quotes

โ€œIf you want a symbolic ...

โ€œIf you want a symbolic gesture, don't burn the flag; wash it.โ€ - Norman Thomas
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"The two symbols of the Republican Party...

"The two symbols of the Republican Party: an elephant, and a big fat white guy who is threatened by change." โ€” Seth MacFarlane
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โ€œI wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to ...

โ€œI wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellionโ€”against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas.โ€ โ€• Johnny Cash
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That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage ...

That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there.- George Orwell
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"I leave symbols...

"I leave symbols for the symbol-minded" - Georges Carlin
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โ€œOne of the principal functions of a friend is to suffe...

โ€œOne of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in milder form and more symbolic form) the punishments we are unable to inflict upon our enemies.โ€ - Aldous Huxley
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โ€œMy dear spouse would say that the true symbol of the United States i...

โ€œMy dear spouse would say that the true symbol of the United States is not the bald eagle -- it is the pendulum. And when it goes very far in one direction you can count on its swinging back." - Ruth Bader Ginsberg
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"There is hopeful symbolism i...

"There is hopeful symbolism in the fact that flags do not wave in a vacuum." โ€” Arthur C. Clarke
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"Words are but symbols for the relations ...

"Words are but symbols for the relations of things to one another and to us; nowhere do they touch upon absolute truth." -Nietzsche
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"We keep thinking of deity as a kind of fact, somewhere; God as a fa...

"We keep thinking of deity as a kind of fact, somewhere; God as a fact. God is simply our own notion of something that is symbolic of transcendence and mystery. The mystery is whatโ€™s important." - Joseph Campbell
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โ€œMy point, once again, is not that those ancient people told literal stories an...

โ€œMy point, once again, is not that those ancient people told literal stories and we are now smart enough to take them symbolically, but that they told them symbolically and we are now dumb enough to take them literally.โ€ - John Dominic Crossan
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"This is the tarantulaโ€™s den! Here hangeth its web: touch this, so that it may tremble. T...

"This is the tarantulaโ€™s den! Here hangeth its web: touch this, so that it may tremble. There cometh the tarantula willingly: Welcome, tarantula! Black on thy back is thy triangle and symbol; and I know also what is in thy soul. Revenge is in thy soul." - Fredrick Nietzsche
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"One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in...

"One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder and symbolic form) the punishments that we should like, but are unable, to inflict upon our enemies." -Aldous Huxley
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"The true symbol of the United States i...

"The true symbol of the United States is not the bald eagle; it is the pendulum" -Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg
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"We are so lonely in life that we must as...

"We are so lonely in life that we must ask ourselves if the loneliness of dying is not a symbol of our human existence"-Emil Cioran
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โ€œWoman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to sh...

โ€œWoman is a delicate creature with strong emotions who has been created by the Almighty God to shoulder responsibility for educating society and moving toward perfection. God created woman as symbol of His own beauty and to give solace to her partner and her family.โ€ ยป Hazrat Ali Ibn Abu-Talib A.S
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That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage ...

That rifle on the wall of the labourer's cottage or working class flat is the symbol of democracy. It is our job to see that it stays there. -George Orwell
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"The whole Earth is the Sepulchre of famous men; and their story is not...

"The whole Earth is the Sepulchre of famous men; and their story is not graven only on Stone over their native earth, but lives on far away, without visible symbol, woven into the stuff of other men's lives." - Pericles
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"This is the symbol of my administration. This is a cross between a spoon and a fork. No more fals...

"This is the symbol of my administration. This is a cross between a spoon and a fork. No more false choice between the left utensil and the right utensil. This is not an ideological choice. This is a choice in the middle and a choice for the future. This is a big, new ideaโ€”the spork." - Bill Clinton
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Just because a person smiles all the time ...

Just because a person smiles all the time doesn't mean their life is perfect. That smile is a symbol of hope & strength. Unknown
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"I am not a sexy woman, I'm not beautiful, I'm not a sex kitten, I don't flirt with peop...

"I am not a sexy woman, I'm not beautiful, I'm not a sex kitten, I don't flirt with people, yet I've been tagged more of sex symbol than women who truly are and I that's solely because I don't reveal too much: people are curious." -- Shirley Manson, from the band Garbage
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"If you have to ask...

"If you have to ask what it symbolizes, it doesn't." -Roger Ebert
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'One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder ...

'One of the principal functions of a friend is to suffer (in a milder and symbolic form) the punishments we should like, but are unable, to inflict upon our enemies.' - Aldous Huxley from the novel: A Brave New World
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How many existentialists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Two. One to screw it in, and one t...

How many existentialists does it take to screw in a lightbulb? Two. One to screw it in, and one to observe how the lightbulb itself symbolizes a single incandescent beacon of subjective reality in a netherworld of endless absurdity reaching out toward a maudlin cosmos of nothingness. - Anonymous
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"Like everything that has achieved symbolic hegemony, the Young-Girl condemns as barbaric all ph...

"Like everything that has achieved symbolic hegemony, the Young-Girl condemns as barbaric all physical violence directed against her aspiration of society's total pacification. She and the dominant power are obsessed with security."--Tiqqun, 'Preliminary Materials for a Theory of the Young Girl'
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Foodโ€ฌ is symbolic of ...

Foodโ€ฌ is symbolic of love when words are inadequate. ~ Alan D. Wolfelt
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"Being a sex symbol has to do with an att...

"Being a sex symbol has to do with an attitude, not looks. Most men think it's looks, most women know otherwise." โ€” Kathleen Turner
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"Metaphors? I hate metaphors! That's why my favorite ...

"Metaphors? I hate metaphors! That's why my favorite book is Moby Dick; no froo froo symbolism, just a good simple tale about a man who hates an animal." -Ron Swanson
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"I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to m...

"I wore black because I liked it. I still do, and wearing it still means something to me. It's still my symbol of rebellion -- against a stagnant status quo, against our hypocritical houses of God, against people whose minds are closed to others' ideas."โ€” Johnny Cash
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"This, then, is the mark of a man, the beard... I...

"This, then, is the mark of a man, the beard... It is therefore unholy to desecrate the symbol of manhood, hairiness." -St. Clement of Alexandria, 271 AD
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"If you wear a hoodie but arenโ€™t regi...

"If you wear a hoodie but arenโ€™t registered to vote, you got the symbolism but missed the substance.โ€ - Jesse Jackson
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