Position refers to the spatial location (rather than orientation) of an entity. The term may refer to any of the following below.
Famous quotes containing the word position:
“They aroused me to a determination to understand more fully the position of women, and the character of those men who talk so much of the need of our being protectedMremoving from us, meanwhile, what are often the very weapons of our defence [sic], occupations, and proper and encouraging remuneration.”
—Harriot K. Hunt (18051875)
“All conservatives are such from personal defects. They have been effeminated by position or nature, born halt and blind, through luxury of their parents, and can only, like invalids, act on the defensive. But strong natures, backwoodsmen, New Hampshire giants, Napoleons, Burkes, Broughams, Websters, Kossuths, are inevitable patriots, until their life ebbs, and their defects and gout, palsy and money, warp them.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“People who are in a fortunate position always attribute virtue to what makes them so happy.”
—John Kenneth Galbraith (b. 1908)