Functional Related Quotes



You can always find an evolutionary quotation for anything. But the question is whether it's functional, which is not the same as being evolutionary.

Daniel Kahneman


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My zoology thesis was a functional analysis of the thyroid gland of the three-toed sloth. I chose the sloth because its demeanour - calm, quiet and introspective - did something to soothe my shattered self.

Yann Martel


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But grieving people are selfish. They won't let you comfort them and they say you don't understand and they make you feel useless when all your life you've been functional to them.

Melina Marchetta


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We have to respond to budget concerns, we have to respond to functional and programmatic concerns of the building, and we have to respond to public engagement. That's what you sign up for when you decide to become an architect.

Peter Clewes


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I wouldn't say design has become strictly functional. A lot of cars these days look downright comic book to me, and the info-gadgets with which late industrial people spend the most time - phones, music players, etc. - are blobjects.

Scott Westerfeld


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I believe that all centers that appear in space - whether they originate in biology, in physical forces, in pure geometry, in color - are alike simply in that they all animate space. It is this animated space that has its functional effect upon the world, that determines the way things work, that governs the presence of harmony and life.

Christopher Alexander


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Any person who says their family is perfectly functional is lying.

Martha Macisaac


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I'm not sure if I know any 'functional' families, if functional means a family without difficult times and members who don't have a full range of problems.

David Sheff


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“They are four years older... and a little slow, but they are still functional and, for $48 apiece, they are a good investment.”

Stephen Smith


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“It hasn't healed yet, but it's functional.”

Errol Alcott


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