Recognition

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Recognition is public acknowledgement of person's status or merits (achievements, virtues, service, etc.). Recognition is also the act of recognizing or the condition of being recognized. Also means an awareness that something observed has been observed before acceptance as valid or true. It is also adduced to mean honour, favourable note, or attention.


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Quotes are arranged alphabetically by author

A - F[edit]

I shall earnestly and persistently continue to urge all women to the practical recognition of the old Revolutionary maxim. Resistance to tyranny is obedience to God.- Susan B. Anthony.
  • I have testified to Thy oneness through Thine Own Self before the dwellers of the heavens and the earth, bearing witness that, verily, Thou art the All-Glorious, the Best Beloved. I have attained the recognition of Thee through Thine Own Self before the dwellers of the heavens and the earth, bearing witness that Thou art indeed, the indescribable, the Inaccessible, the Immeasurably Glorified.
  • The relation between us and God, between this world and His world, presses for recognition; but the line of intersection is not self-evident. The point on the line of intersection at which the relation becomes observable and observed is Jesus, Jesus of Nazareth.
...awareness of the plurality of functions of his own tools forms the basis for his responsibility just as, in everyday life, every man's responsibility begins with recognition of the multiplicity of human races, conditions, needs, and ideals. - Luciano Berio.
  • Among the fundamental likeness between the Revolutionary Republicans and the Anarchists is the recognition that the little must precede the great; that the local must be the basis of the general; that there can be a free federation only when there are free communities to federate; that the spirit of the latter is carried into the councils of the former, and a local tyranny may thus become an instrument for general enslavement.

G - L[edit]

Child survivors at Auschwitz.
Within the framework of liberal democracy, protest and dissent can exist in healthy counterpart with orthodoxy and conservatism, contained by a general recognition of the need to balance respect for individual rights with respect for law and order. - Aung Sen Suu Kyi.
  • Within the framework of liberal democracy, protest and dissent can exist in healthy counterpart with orthodoxy and conservatism, contained by a general recognition of the need to balance respect for individual rights with respect for law and order.

M - R[edit]

People think that if a man has undergone any hardship, he should have a reward...not one man in five cycles, who is wise, will expect appreciative recognition from his fellows, or any one of them. Appreciation ! Recognition ! Is love appreciated? Why, ever since Adam, who has got to the meaning of this great allegory — the world? - Herman Melville.
  • People think that if a man has undergone any hardship, he should have a reward...not one man in five cycles, who is wise, will expect appreciative recognition from his fellows, or any one of them. Appreciation ! Recognition ! Is love appreciated? Why, ever since Adam, who has got to the meaning of this great allegory — the world?
  • The tragedy of it is that nobody sees the look of desperation on my face. Thousands and thousands of us, and we're passing one another without a look of recognition.
  • Free your minds from those overgrown, mountainous imbecilities which hinder your recognition of it, and at once the truth will emerge from amid the pseudo-religious nonsense that has been smothering it.
  • Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved.

S - Z[edit]

Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern. - Alfred North Whitehead.
  • ...some people might look at something and let it go by, because they don't recognize the pattern and the significance. It's the sensitivity to pattern recognition that seems to me to be of great importance. It's a matter of being able to find meaning, whether it's positive or negative, in whatever you encounter. It's like a journey. It's like finding the paths that will allow you to go forward, or that path that has a block that tells you to start over again or do something else.
The first fully automatic, digital (electromechanical) computer.
The flag of Nutopia has only one colour: white.

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