Facts about Willard Van Orman Quine

Summary

Willard Van Orman Quine was a famous author, who lived between June 25, 1908 and December 25, 2000. He/she became 92 years old.

Zodiac etc.

He/she is born under the zodiac cancer, who is known for Emotion, Diplomatic, Intensity, Impulsive, Selective. Our collection contains 12 quotes who is written / told by Willard.

Here is some other popular authors who lived in the same timeframe: George Will, Khaleda Zia, Anne Baxter, Clive James, Tom Metzger, Robert F. Kennedy, Joe Namath, Arthur C. Clarke, Willie Mays, Mike Ditka, Martin Yan, Vince Lombardi, Didier Drogba, Řystein Stray Spetalen, Billy Zane, Arthur Lydiard, Robert Indiana, Whitfield Diffie, Phyllis Diller, Twyla Tharp

Famous quotes by Willard Van Orman Quine (12)


Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Physics investigates the essential nature of the world, and biology describes a local bump. Psychology, human psychology, describes a bump on the bump"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"To be is to be the value of a variable"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"The familiar material objects may not be all that is real, but they are admirable examples"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"One man's observation is another man's closed book or flight of fancy"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Meaning is what essence becomes when it is divorced from the object of reference and wedded to the word"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Language is conceived in sin and science is its redemption"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Language is a social art"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Uncritical semantics is the myth of a museum in which the exhibits are meanings and the words are labels. To switch languages is to change the labels"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"'Ouch' is not independent of social training. One has only to prick a foreigner to appreciate that it is an English word"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"It is one of the consolations of philosophy that the benefit of showing how to dispense with a concept does not hinge on dispensing with it"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"We do not learn first what to talk about and then what to say about it"
Google Plus Share
Twitter Share
FaceBook Share
"Confusion of sign and object is original sin coeval with the word"


Comments