Without a possibility of change in meanings human communication could not perform its present functions.
The money that we make from the company goes into The Body Shop Foundation, which isn't one of those awful tax shelters like some in America. It just functions to take the money and give it away.
Divine fires do not blaze each day, but an artist functions in their afterglow hoping for their recurrence.
Los Angeles is just a more open place. The way L.A. functions is that people give you a forum. They say, Show us what you can do.
After you have wept and grieved for your physical losses, cherish the functions and the life you have left.
My work has social implications, it functions in a social arena.
Of all human inventions the organization, a machine constructed of people performing interdependent functions, is the most powerful.
To me, such functions are like supermarket openings.
I like to put on hardcore when I have to clean my apartment, which I hate to do, but it's motivational. I like old heavy metal when I'm outside working on my car. Music has definite functions for me.
There's a real separation between actors and all the other functions of Hollywood. If you're an actor you're somehow not a member of the crew. You're somehow more special. I hate that.
Defining OO as based on the use of class hierarchies and virtual functions is also practical in that it provides some guidance as to where OO is likely to be successful.
I think there is a difference between Slate and Salon. I think we both serve important functions on the Internet. As more and more Websites disappear, I'm thankful Slate is still around because it makes things less lonely.
People feel that decisions about their jobs, the way their children are educated, how their church functions, and products they buy are made by someone and some place so distant that they can't find anybody to talk to that has any influence over them.
To wear your heart on your sleeve isn't a very good plan; you should wear it inside, where it functions best.
The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.
One of the functions of government is to act as a safeguard not just of property but of our liberties.
A portal is a transitionary device of sight or sound that functions as a sort of third gravitating body between the this and the that, pulling us toward itself, allowing us to bridge into the unknown from the known.
In terms of other functions, we are making a mistake about insisting on a public school monopoly.
The most important precedents deal with the whole idea of symbolic programming - the notion of setting up symbolic expressions that can represent anything one wants, and then having functions that operate on both their structure and content.
In the animal world, on the other hand, the process of evolution is characterised by the progressive discrimination of the animal and vegetative functions, and a consequent differentiation of these two great provinces into their separate departments.