Supported

Famous quotes containing the word supported:

    Certainly the philosopher of ‘possible worlds’ must take care that his technical apparatus not push him to ask questions whose meaningfulness is not supported by our original intuitions of possibility that gave the apparatus its point.
    Saul Kripke (b. 1940)

    Having behind us the producing masses of this nation and the world, supported by the commercial interests, the labor interests, and the toilers everywhere, we will answer their demand for a gold standard by saying to them: You shall not press down upon the brow of labor this crown of thorns, you shall not crucify mankind upon a cross of gold.
    —Administration in the State of Neva, U.S. public relief program (1935-1943)

    The soul has illusions as the bird has wings: it is supported by them.
    Victor Hugo (1802–1885)