"I think it is totally wrong and terribly harmful if education is defined as acquiring knowledge."
"Faith may be defined briefly as an illogical belief in the occurrence of the improbable."
"There are more than 30 states, who either by statute or constitutional amendment, have defined marriage as being between a man and a woman."
"So much of our lives are defined by habit or what the guy next to us is doing, never wondering and knowing who and what we support with our actions, from the detergent Mom always used, to my favorite dish I make... A lot of my life is unexamined habit."
"Mormons... are so strong, they can handle wealth, they are confident. I think it is because they are not bogged down by rules for equality, but have a firmly defined system of relative status and responsible command."
"A poem might be defined as thinking about feelings - about human feelings and frailties."
"Our scientific age demands that we provide definitions, measurements, and statistics in order to be taken seriously. Yet most of the important things in life cannot be precisely defined or measured. Can we define or measure love, beauty, friendship, or decency, for example?"
"We can choose a future where we export more products and outsource fewer jobs. After a decade that was defined by what we bought and borrowed, we're getting back to basics, and doing what America has always done best: We're making things again."
"It was Public Art, defined as art that is purchased by experts who are not spending their own personal money."
"As I became very defined in my personal politics, I turned down some films that I slightly regret now I'm not going to say what they were."