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.
CONTENT : A - F , G - L , M - R , S - Z , See also , External links
== Quotes ==
Quotes are arranged alphabetically by author
=== A - F ===
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, in: Karlyn Kohrs Campbell Women Public Speakers in the United States, 1800-1925: A Bio-critical Sourcebook, ABC-CLIO, 1 January 1993.There are two things people want more than sex and money... recognition and praise.
Mary Kay Ash in: Gordon L. Culp, Anne Smith, Gordon Culp Managing People (Including Yourself) for Project Success, John Wiley & Sons, 15 March 1992, p. 75.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.
Báb in: selections from the writings of Bab, quoted in I'an Roebuck Grace, Will, and Faith, PNBC of the United States, p. 8.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.
Karl Barth in The Epistle to the Romans, Oxford University Press, 1968, p. 29.
...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, in Bryan R. Simms in: Composers on modern musical culture: an anthology of readings on twentieth-century music, Schirmer Books, 8 February 1999, p. 185.Admiration, our polite recognition of another’s resemblance to ourselves.
Ambrose Bierce, The Cynic's Dictionary (1906); republished as The Devil's Dictionary (1911).To me, photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event.
Henri Cartier-Bresson in: Scott Walden Photography and Philosophy: Essays on the Pencil of Nature, John Wiley & Sons, 29 March 2010, p. 180.Genetics has gained widespread recognition in barely fifty years, because of its success in plant and animal breeding.
H.V. Brondsted in: Warning and Promise of Experimental Embryology, Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, March 1956, p. 66.Don't work for recognition, but do work worthy of recognition.
H. Jackson Brown, Jr. in:The Complete Life's Little Instruction Book, Thomas Nelson Inc, 19 October 2000 , p. 58.When people get married because they think it's a long-time love affair, they'll be divorced very soon, because all love affairs end in disappointment. But marriage is a recognition of a spiritual identity.
Joseph Campbell, in: Jennifer Leigh Selig Thinking Outside the Church: 110 Ways to Connect with Your Spiritual Nature, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2004, p. 116.The inherent dignity and the equal and inalienable rights of all members of the human family is the foundation of freedom.
1989 Convention on the Rights of the Child in: Inherent Human Rights: Philosophical Roots of the Universal Declaration, University of Pennsylvania Press, 1 January 2011, p. 46.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.
Voltairine de Cleyre in: Idea of America: What It Was and How It Was Lost, Laissez Faire Books, 1 July 2011, p. 286.Assasinations may be prompted by religious, ideological, political or military reasons. Assassins may be motivated by financial gain, revenge, or personal public recognition.
Cram 101 in:e-Study Guide for: Police Community Relations And the Administration of Justice by Ronald D. Hunter, ISBN 9780132193726 , Cram101 Textbook Reviews, 1 January 2012, p. 220.What every genuine philosopher (every genuine man, in fact) craves most is praise although the philosophers generally call it recognition!
Carol A. Dingle, in Memorable Quotations: Philosophers of Western Civilization, iUniverse, 1 January 2000, p. 122.The spaces between the perceiver and the thing perceived can [...] be closed with a shout of recognition.
Nicholas Fagan, in Marc Colavincenzo Trading Magic for Fact", Fact for Magic: Myth and Mythologizing in Postmodern Canadian Historical, Rodopi, 1 January 2003.
=== G - L ===
Ah, beware of snobbery; it is the unwelcome recognition of one's own past failings.
Cary Grant in:Warrior Wisdom, Lulu.com, p. 39.My conscience compels me to make the following declaration. In the solitude of my prison cell I have come to the bitter recognition that I have sinned gravely against humanity. As Commandant of Auschwitz I was responsible for carrying out part of the cruel plans of the “Third Reich” for human destruction.
Rudolf Höss in: Responding to Holocaust Denial, liberalslikechrist.org
From an article published in 2009 by a very conservative writer in order to defends Pope Benedict XVI's controversial lifting of the excommunication of the St. Pius X Society's four bishops....since human security as an important descriptive concept demands ethical force and political recognition, it is useful that this can be appropriately obtained through seeing freedom related to human security as an important class of human rights.
Christof H. Heyns, Karen Stefiszyn in: Human Rights, Peace and Justice in Africa: A Reader, PULP, 2006, p. 148....speech recognition is an information theory problem, rather than the traditional view that speech recognition could (or to some, should) be solved using fundamental principles in acoustics and or linguistics and/or more likely a combination of the two technologies.
Fred Jelinek in: National Academy of Engineering Memorial Tributes:: National Academy of Engineering, Volume 15, National Academies Press, 10 October 2011, p. 216.Every time I fire a linguist, my payroll goes down and the performance of my speech recognizer goes up.
Fred Jelinek in: "Memorial Tributes:: National Academy of Engineering, Volume 15".Religion is the recognition of all our duties as divine commands.
Immanuel Kant in:Kant: Religion Within the Boundaries of Mere Reason: And Other Writings, Cambridge University Press, 26 November 1998, p. 153.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 in: Larry Diamond, Marc F. Plattner, Philip J. Costopoulos World Religions and Democracy, JHU Press, 26-Jan-2005.Don't worry when you are not recognized, but strive to be worthy of recognition.
Abraham Lincoln in: Catherine Zeeb Beginnings: A New Perspective: Life Is Not about the Beginning Or the Ending. It is about the Present Moment, Xlibris Corporation, 12 May 2010, p. 94.
=== M - R ===
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 in:Novels Of Melville And Conrad, Deep and Deep Publications, 1 January 1995, p. 10.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.
Henry Miller in:The Cosmological Eye, New Directions Publishing, 1961, p. 335.I am not to condone or justify aggression. Patient endurance of evil does not mean a recognition of its rights. That is sheer sentimentality, and Jesus will have nothing to do with it.
The Sermon on the Mount in: Dietrich Bonhoeffer The Cost of Discipleship, Simon and Schuster, 7 August 2012, p. 142.I think what you're seeing is a profound recognition on the part of the American people that gays and lesbians and transgender persons are our brothers, our sisters, our children, our cousins, our friends, our co-workers, and that they've got to be treated like every other American. And I think that principle will win out.
Barack Obama in:Obama Moves Near ‘Greater Equality’ on Gay Marriage, The New York Times, 29 June 2011.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.
Simon Parke in: Forbidden Words, White Crow Productions Ltd, 1 June 2010, p. 48.At the heart of the First Amendment is the recognition of the fundamental importance of the free flow of ideas and opinions on matters of public interest and concern. The freedom to speak one’s mind is not only an aspect of individual liberty - and thus a good unto itself - but I also essential to the common quest for truth and the vitality of society as a whole.
Justice Rehenquist in First Amendment to the United States Constitution, in: Paul Bergman, Michael Asimow Reel Justice: The Courtroom Goes to the Movies, Andrews McMeel Publishing, 01-April 2006, p. 16.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.
Theodore Roosevelt in: Michael Erbschloe Socially Responsible IT Management, Digital Press, 2003, p. 29.
=== S - Z ===
...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.
Jonas Salk in: Interview: Jonas Salk Developer of Polio Vaccine, Academy of Achievement, 16 May 1991.Knowledge is not eating, and we cannot expect to devour and possess what we mean. Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
George Santayana in: Analytical Philosophy of Knowledge, CUP Archive, p. 60.Love is but the discovery of ourselves in others, and the delight in the recognition.
Alexander Smith in:In God's Care: Daily Meditations on Spirituality in Recovery, Hazelden Publishing, 21 August 2013, p. 9.It must be a complete dedication to the people and to the nation with full recognition that every human being is entitled to courtesy and consideration, that constructive criticism is not only to be expected but sought, that smears are not only to be expected but fought, that humour is to be earned, and bought.
Margaret Chase Smith, in: Walter Bruno Korschek Love My Country, Loathe My Government: Fifty First Steps to Restoring Our Freedom and Destroying the American Political Class, Wheatmark, Inc., 2009, p. 141.This is to be understood not as an eschewal of the enjoyment of life, but recognition that spiritual and religious goals are impeded by such indulgence. Those who practice ascetic lifestyles do not consider their practices virtuous in themselves.
Lindsey Wei in Valley Spirit: A Female Story of Daoist Cultivation, Singing Dragon, 15 January 2013, p. 62.Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience, and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
Alfred North Whitehead in: Linda Rising The Patterns Handbook: Techniques, Strategies, and Applications, Cambridge University Press, 28 June 1998, p. 512.
For his research in numerical analysis to facilitate the use of the high-speed digital computer, having received special recognition for his work in computations in linear algebra and 'backward' error analysis.
James H. Wilkinson in: Harry Henderson Encyclopedia of Computer Science and Technology, Infobase Publishing, 1 January 2009, p. 542 .Maturity includes the recognition that no one is going to see anything in us that we don't see in ourselves. Stop waiting for a producer. Produce yourself.
Marianne Williamson in: The Writer's Workout: 366 Tips, Tasks, & Techniques From Your Writing Career Coach, Writer's Digest Books, 28 November 2011, p. 188.We announce the birth of a conceptual country, NUTOPIA. Citizenship of the country can be obtained by declaration of your awareness of NUTOPIA. NUTOPIA has no land, no boundaries, no passports, only people. NUTOPIA has no laws other than cosmic. All people of NUTOPIA are ambassadors of the country. As two ambassadors of NUTOPIA, we ask for diplomatic immunity and recognition in the United Nations of our country and its people.
Tarn Wilson in The Slow Farm, ProQuest, 2008, p. 148
On April Fool's Day 1973, John Lennon and Yoko Lennons introduced the conceptual country of NUTOPIA. at a press conference in New York City.Knowledge is in the end based on acknowledgement.
Ludwig Wittgenstein in: Robert J. Yanal Hitchcock as Philosopher, McFarland, 2 June 2005, p. 16.Everyone wants to be acknowledged. Everyone wants to know that they matter. Acknowledging another human being is the simplest form of appreciation and gratitude that they exist. From the best friend and family members of the person begging for money on the street corner, they deserve recognition.
Catherine Zeeb in: Beginnings: A New Perspective: Life Is Not about the Beginning Or the Ending. It is about the Present Moment, Xlibris Corporation, 12 May 2010, p. 94.Research indicates that employees have three prime needs: Interesting work, recognition for doing a good job, and being let in on things that are going on in the company.
Zig Ziglar in: vsp Rao Human Resource Management (Third Edition), Excel Books India, p. 120.
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