Top 25 Classification Quotes

We have collected the best Classification Quotes by famous authors including Kenneth Burke, Roman Jakobson, Alan Stern, Branden Jacobs-Jenkins, Kurt Eichenwald and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.

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For no continuity of social act is possible without a corresponding social status and the many different kinds of act required in an industrial state, with its high degree of specialization, make for corresponding classification of status.

Kenneth Burke
It is once again the vexing problem of identity within variety; without a solution to this disturbing problem there can be no system, no classification.

Roman Jakobson
One thing scientists do is to find order among a large number of facts, and one way to do that across fields as diverse as biology, geology, physics and astronomy is through classification.

Alan Stern
How do we refresh our language? Why do we still use, like, a 150-year-old classification system to talk about people? It’s so weird! We still call people black and white?

Branden Jacobs-Jenkins
I think it’s wrong for the government to subpoena records from journalists involved in national-security reporting (particularly since I do it myself). I do believe it has a chilling effect on the ability to gather news about potential abuses masked by inappropriate classification.

Kurt Eichenwald
Take any old classification problem where you have a lot of data, and it’s going to be solved by deep learning. There’s going to be thousands of applications of deep learning.

Geoffrey Hinton
It seems we will continue to have problems with this classification and it may be because it comes under the heading of creation rather than preservation.

Walter Lang
My life experience confirms that the U.S. government frequently overclassifies data. But that’s a stronger argument for not dumping large volumes of government traffic on an unclassified personal server than it is a justification for retroactively challenging classification decisions.

Michael Hayden
In teaching, I wanted to offer a general pharmacology course based on chemical principles, biochemical classification and mathematical modelling. In the event I achieved neither of my ambitions.

James Black
We cannot expect to keep our nation’s secrets secure – or provide meaningful oversight for our intelligence agencies – if proper classification of our country’s secrets is as likely as a coin flip.

Dianne Feinstein
Perhaps as good a classification as any of the main types is that of the three lusts distinguished by traditional Christianity – the lust of knowledge, the lust of sensation, and the lust of power.

Irving Babbitt
To be beyond any existing classification has always pleased me.

Boyd Rice
The higher the classification of secrecy, the quicker you will report it.

George P. Shultz
The system of racial classification is fiction, and we need to thoughtfully evaluate whether perpetuating it rigidly or allowing fluidity across the spectrum best supports human rights and social justice.

Rachel Dolezal
Readers have always read high and low, and to fight that urge is to fight the freedom inherent in the act of reading itself. The only arguments that have any traction, as best as I can see it, are about whether the genre classification of ‘young adult’ should exist at all.

Eliot Schrefer
The proposition of an established classification of states as slave states and free states, as insisted on by some, and into northern and southern, as maintained by others, seems to me purely imaginary, and of course the supposed equilibrium of those classes a mere conceit.

William H. Seward
All our lives… we are after this race of being slim or fat. I think the only classification should be if we are healthy or weak.

Divya Khosla Kumar
The public properly relies upon FDA classification of drugs as nonprescription as a reflection of the agency’s judgment regarding the safety and proper use of a drug without a doctor’s prescription.

Loretta Lynch
Unless one is a religious fundamentalist and believes that man was created in the image and likeness of God, it is foolish to believe that human beings are exempt from biological classification and the laws of evolution that apply to all other life forms.

J. Philippe Rushton
Where protection of certain sensitive information is well-founded, I remain committed to upholding the laws and longstanding policies governing classification and public release.

Christopher A. Wray
I was in the CIA for nine years. I am intimately familiar with the information classification system. I used it every day on the job. Like every other one of my colleagues at the agency, I approached the handling of classified information with immense care because I understand the ramifications.

Will Hurd
For me, prog rock has always been essentially British. It combines all our great and eccentric genius. We are not hung up on categories, rules and classification. We love people who break the mould, challenge us and make us think differently.

Gavin Esler
Science is the systematic classification of experience.

George Henry Lewes
In my country of South Africa, we struggled for years against the evil system of apartheid that divided human beings, children of the same God, by racial classification and then denied many of them fundamental human rights.

Desmond Tutu
Only the emerging specialty of psychoanalysis seemed to understand that mental maladies are not fully analogous to physical disease. They resist classification, and might better be known by their symptoms and the individualized sufferings of patients than by assigned names.

Sherwin B. Nuland