Points

Famous quotes containing the word points:

    Wi’ joy unfeigned brothers and sisters meet,
    An’ each for other’s weelfare kindly spiers:
    The social hours, swift-winged, unnoticed fleet;
    Each tells the uncos that he sees or hears;
    The parents, partial, eye their hopeful years;
    Anticipation forward points the view:
    Robert Burns (1759–1796)

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    Decapitated exclamation points in that Other Woman’s eyes.
    Gwendolyn Brooks (b. 1917)

    The three main medieval points of view regarding universals are designated by historians as realism, conceptualism, and nominalism. Essentially these same three doctrines reappear in twentieth-century surveys of the philosophy of mathematics under the new names logicism, intuitionism, and formalism.
    Willard Van Orman Quine (b. 1908)