Means

Means may refer to:

  • Means (surname)
Definitions
  • Mean (average), a term used in mathematics and statistics
  • Means (ethics), something of instrumental value in order to achieve an end
  • Means (law), an aspect of a crime needed to convince a jury of guilt in a criminal proceeding
Other uses
  • Means, Kentucky, a small town in the United States
  • Means (band), a Christian hardcore band from Regina, Saskatchewan

Famous quotes containing the word means:

    Stupid word, that. Period. In America it means “full stop” like in punctuation. That’s stupid as well. A period isn’t a full stop. It’s a new beginning. I don’t mean all that creativity, life-giving force, earth-mother stuff, I mean it’s a new beginning to the month, relief that you’re not pregnant, when you don’t have to have a child.
    Michelene Wandor (b. 1940)

    The duties which a police officer owes to the state are of a most exacting nature. No one is compelled to choose the profession of a police officer, but having chosen it, everyone is obliged to live up to the standard of its requirements. To join in that high enterprise means the surrender of much individual freedom.
    Calvin Coolidge (1872–1933)

    The day that the Black man takes an uncompromising step and realizes that he is within his rights, when his own freedom is being jeopardized, to use any means necessary to bring about his freedom or put a halt to that injustice, I don’t think he’ll be by himself.
    Malcolm X (1925–1965)