The function of a citizen and a soldier are inseparable.
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.
What guides Marxism, then, is a different model of society, and a different conception of the function of the knowledge that can be produced by society and acquired from it
Who would dare assign to art the sterile function of imitating nature?
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.
I believe the true function of age is memory. I'm recording as fast as I can.
Happiness is a byproduct of function, purpose, and conflict; those who seek happiness for itself seek victory without war.
Criticism may not be agreeable, but it is necessary. It fulfils the same function as pain in the human body. It calls attention to an unhealthy state of things.
A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.
I should like to know what is the proper function of women, if it is not to make reasons for husbands to stay at home, and still stronger reasons for bachelors to go out.
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.
The only function of economic forecasting is to make astrology look respectable.
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?
Science has fulfilled her function when she has ascertained and enunciated truth.
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.
The function of the press in society is to inform, but its role in society is to make money.
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.
The function of leadership is to produce more leaders, not more followers.
All things are subject to interpretation whichever interpretation prevails at a given time is a function of power and not truth.
Advertising is the modern substitute for argument; its function is to make the worse appear the better.
The body is an instrument, the mind its function, the witness and reward of its operation.
The poor don't know that their function in life is to exercise our generosity.
The function of posterity is to look after itself.
But which is the State's essential function, aggression or defence, few seem to know or care.
The function of muscle is to pull and not to push, except in the case of the genitals and the tongue.
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