Architecture is a rare collective profession: it's always exercised by groups. There is an essential modesty, which is a complete contradiction to the notion of a star.
Even putting aside the Judeo-Christian morality upon which the Constitution and our nations culture are based, the notion of forced euthanasia would contradict the long-held body of medical ethics to which all American doctors must adhere.
Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family as its center and ornament, and this paradise is not secure until children appear to animate and complete the picture.
Right now it's only a notion, but I think I can get the money to make it into a concept, and later turn it into an idea.
The trouble with lying and deceiving is that their efficiency depends entirely upon a clear notion of the truth that the liar and deceiver wishes to hide.
Democracy arises out of the notion that those who are equal in any respect are equal in all respects; because men are equally free, they claim to be absolutely equal.
The only thing I was fit for was to be a writer, and this notion rested solely on my suspicion that I would never be fit for real work, and that writing didn't require any.
My notion of a wife at 40 is that a man should be able to change her, like a bank note, for two 20s.
Modern thought has transferred the spectral character of Death to the notion of time itself. Time has become Death triumphant over all.
Look, freedom is an overwhelming American notion. The idea that we want to see the world, the peoples of the world free is something that all of us subscribe to.
Use of a mentally ill person's involuntary confession is antithetical to the notion of fundamental fairness embodied in the due process clause.
The poetic notion of infinity is far greater than that which is sponsored by any creed.
I cannot express it: but surely you and everybody have a notion that there is, or should be, an existence of yours beyond you.
Now, then, in order to understand white supremacy we must dismiss the fallacious notion that white people can give anybody their freedom.
Every man is wise when attacked by a mad dog; fewer when pursued by a mad woman; only the wisest survive when attacked by a mad notion.
The notion of the single man began in the 1950's. The idea of the bachelor as a separate life was new and obscure.
It is impossible to see the angel unless you first have a notion of it.
Sit down before fact as a little child, be prepared to give up every conceived notion, follow humbly wherever and whatever abysses nature leads, or you will learn nothing.
No delusion is greater than the notion that method and industry can make up for lack of mother-wit, either in science or in practical life.
We never fully grasp the import of any true statement until we have a clear notion of what the opposite untrue statement would be.
Once you touch the biographies of human beings, the notion that political beliefs are logically determined collapses like a pricked balloon.
I don't like the idea of separating life and work. That notion seems dated and a bit alien to me.
I don't think a female running a house is a problem, a broken family. It's perceived as one because of the notion that a head is a man.
The notion that one will not survive a particular catastrophe is, in general terms, a comfort since it is equivalent to abolishing the catastrophe.
I have a notion that if you are going to be spiritually curious, you better not get cluttered up with too many material things.
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