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Funny Function Quotes
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What exactly is the function of a rubber duck?
- the movie Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets (2002)

The function of muscle is to pull and not to push,
except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

To transform breakdowns into breakthroughs
is the whole function of a master.
- Osho


 

Music's staying power is a function of how timeless the lyrics,
song and production are.
- Gary Wright

Happiness is a function of accepting what is.
- Werner Erhard

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman


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Form follows function - that has been misunderstood.
Form and function should be one, joined in a spiritual union.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

The function of the press in society is to inform,
but its role in society is to make money.
- A. J. Liebling

Form follows function.
- Louis Sullivan

The function of education is to teach one
to think intensively and to think critically.
Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

The function of prayer is not to influence God,
but rather to change the nature of the one who prays.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability
to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time
and still retain the ability to function.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

In any architecture, there is an equity between the
pragmatic function and the symbolic function.
- Michael Graves

The movies we love and admire are to some extent a
function of who we are when we see them.
- Mary Schmich

Minds are like parachutes.
They only function when they are open.
- James Dewar

This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor:
to change the character of our thought.
- Lin Yutang

The poor don't know that their function in life is
to exercise our generosity.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

To make us feel small in the right way is a function of art;
men can only make us feel small in the wrong way.
- E. M. Forster

Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary.
It fulfills the same function as pain in the human body.
It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
- Winston Churchill

Choose the whole of your environment, things and events,
based upon the value, meaning and function they hold.
Do not allow obligation or immediacy
to bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I would rather be ashes than dust!
I would rather that my spark should burn out in a brilliant blaze
than it should be stifled by dry rot.
I would rather be a superb meteor,
every atom of me in magnificent glow,
than a sleepy and permanent planet.
The proper function of man is to live, not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

Fear of serious injury alone cannot justify oppression
of free speech and assembly.
Men feared witches and burnt women.
It is the function of speech to free men from the bondage of irrational fears.
- Louis D. Brandeis

The next major explosion is going to be when genetics
and computers come together.
I'm talking about an organic computer -
about biological substances that can function like a semiconductor.
- Alvin Toffler

I write in order to attain that feeling of tension
relieved and function achieved which a cow enjoys on giving milk.
- H. L. Mencken

To look backward for a while is to refresh the eye,
to restore it, and to render it the more fit for its
prime function of looking forward.
- Margaret Fairless Barber

Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act,
but with a special function of its own in human experience.
- Johan Huizinga

It is the function of art to renew our perception.
What we are familiar with we cease to see.
The writer shakes up the familiar scene,
and, as if by magic, we see a new meaning in it.
- Anais Nin

Every legend, moreover, contains its residuum of truth,
and the root function of language is to control the
universe by describing it.
- James A. Baldwin

My function in life is not to be a politician in Parliament:
it is to get something done.
- Bernadette Devlin

If God be God and man a creature made in image of the divine intelligence,
his noblest function is the search for truth.
- Morris West

Of all the inhabitants of the inferno,
none but Lucifer knows that hell is hell,
and the secret function of purgatory is to make of
heaven an effective reality.
- Arnold Bennett

The only function of economic forecasting is to make
astrology look respectable.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

The chief function of the city is to convert power into form,
energy into culture, dead matter into the living symbols of art,
biological reproduction into social creativity.
- Lewis Mumford

All things are subject to interpretation whichever
interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

I dislike literary jargon and never use it.
Criticism has only one function and that is to help
readers read and understand literature.
It is not a science, it is an aid to art.
- Anne Stevenson

Science has fulfilled her function when she has ascertained and enunciated truth.
- Thomas Huxley

I certainly respect privacy and privacy rights.
But on the other hand, the first function of government
is to guarantee the security of all the people.
- Phil Crane

Twenty million more have Chronic Kidney Disease,
where patients experience a gradual deterioration of kidney function,
the end result of which is kidney failure.
- Xavier Becerra

The proper function of man is to live,
not to exist.
I shall not waste my days in trying to prolong them.
I shall use my time.
- Jack London

Indeed, in view of its function, religion stands in
greater need of a rational foundation of its ultimate
principles than even the dogmas of science.
- Muhammad Iqbal

The body is an instrument, the mind its function,
the witness and reward of its operation.
- George Santayana

Tolerance - the function of an extinguished ardor -
tolerance cannot seduce the young.
- Emile M. Cioran

Literature does not exist in a vacuum.
Writers as such have a definite social function exactly
proportional to their ability as writers.
This is their main use.
- Ezra Pound

Destroying is a necessary function in life.
Everything has its season, and all things eventually
lose their effectiveness and die.
- Margaret J. Wheatley

The more books we read, the clearer it becomes that
the true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece
and that no other task is of any consequence.
- Cyril Connolly

Yet I've discovered that how I look is not a function
of anything as ephemeral as my hair.
- Judith Light

We Chileans have to be able to understand that in a
democracy institutions must function freely and with sovereignty.
- Ricardo Lagos

We function in a pack mentality.
This is our tribe.
And this is how we are exploited - sold a bill of goods
and a household of products.
- Joey Skaggs

A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics
of his classmates than those of the teacher.
- James S. Coleman

But which is the State's essential function,
aggression or defence, few seem to know or care.
- Benjamin Tucker

The Mirror Stage as formative in the function of the
I as revealed in psychoanalytic experience.
- Jacques Lacan

Healthful whole foods improve our brain function as well.
- Marilu Henner

The essential function of art is moral.
But a passionate, implicit morality,
not didactic.
A morality which changes the blood, rather than the mind.
- David Herbert Lawrence

The especial genius of women I believe to be electrical in movement,
intuitive in function, spiritual in tendency.
- Margaret Fuller

There has been a strong tradition in this country that
it is not the function of the military to educate the
public on political issues.
- J. William Fulbright

It is the function of the President,
representing the executive principle,
to execute the laws.
- Garet Garrett

The lawyer has not reached the height of his vocation
who does not find therein...
scope for a peculiar but genuine artistic function.
- Frederick Pollock

He was very much concerned with logic and function,
he always worked his solos out before playing them.
- Jamie Muir

Success is more a function of consistent common sense than it is of genius.
- An Wang

The model should only serve the very private function
for the painter of providing the starting point for his excitement.
- Lucian Freud

Who would dare assign to art the sterile function of imitating nature?
- Charles Baudelaire

The true function of a writer is to produce a masterpiece
and no other task is of any consequence.
- Cyril Connolly

Never trust the artist.
Trust the tale.
The proper function of the critic is to save the tale
from the artist who created it.
- David Herbert Lawrence

The function of the novelist...
is to comment upon life as he sees it.
- Frank Norris

The function of the law is not to provide justice or to preserve freedom.
The function of the law is to keep those who hold power,
in power.
- Gerry Spence

The ultimate function of prophecy is not to tell the future,
but to make it.
Your successful past will block your visions of the future.
- Joel A. Barker

The primary function of a theater is not to please itself,
or even to please its audience.
It is to serve talent.
- Robert Brustein

My function is, as objectively and accurately as I can,
to present reality to people out there,
and doing that as quickly as we do is quite difficult enough,
thank you.
- Ted Koppel

Government has a legitimate function,
but the private sector has one too, and it is superior.
In other words, people are better than institutions.
- Cal Thomas

The great function of poetry is to give back to us
the situations of our dreams.
- Gaston Bachelard


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