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What does the quotation They learned nothing and forgot nothing mean?
It is a quote by Tallyrand about the Bourbons (the rulers of France) of how they learned nothing from the events leading up to, during, and after the French Revolution and Napoleonic Empire, but forgot nothing when they returned to power and immediately put their old cronies back in charge and did all in their power to humiliate and impoverish those that turned them out.
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The concept is that if a person has nothing to lose anymore, then there is nothing holding him or her back from what he or she is about to do. A person with nothing to los…e is likely to put forth all of his or her effort or stake because of this.
It doesn't mean much of anything when you look at it literally, word by word. But as an expression it means "I'm taking a chance, let's see what happens" - "I'm just goi…ng to go ahead and take the risk" - "I'm making the jump, hope my parachute opens!"
It means that moderation, taking the 'safe' route in doing something, is a drag and is dull and predictable. Instead of playing it safe, go with the larger light fixture, …the flashier piece of jewelry, the more colorful ball gown if you really want to make a statement and not appear like you 'half-assed' it. Get it?
To "whisper sweet nothings" in a person's ear means to talk softly and lovingly to him/her, while holding him/her close, and letting them know how much you love them. (either …sex can do it)
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The poem Nothing Gold Can Stay by Robert Frost goes as follows: Natures First Green is Gold, Her hardest hue to hold. Her early leaf's a flower; But only so an hour. … Then leaf subsides to leaf. So Eden sank to grief, So dawn goes down to day. Nothing gold can stay. This poem means that good things in life cannot stay anything "gold" must leave. As Johnny told Pony, He meant you're gold when you're a kid, like green. When you're a kid everything's new, dawn. It's just when you get used to everything that it's day.
Nothing means the absence of every state (solid liquid etc...). Nothing means the absence of every stage, i.e. solid, liquid and gas. Nothing mean a vacume.
It means that if you don't give anything, you won't get anything.
Nothing is something which the person who refers to it suggests that the entity that they are talking about is devoid of meaning or status. * Nothing is actually something…. 'Nothing' is impossible. Nothing only means lack of importance * What ever you choose it to be. * A quantity of no importance; "it looked like nothing I had ever seen before"; "reduced to nil all the work we had done"; "we racked up a pathetic goose egg"; "it was all for naught"; "I didn't hear zilch about it" * A nonexistent thing * In no way; to no degree; "he looks nothing like his father" Nothing is the lack or absence of anything. "Nothing" and "zero" are closely related but not identical concepts. The term "nothing" is rarely used mathematically, though it could be said that a set contains nothing if and only if it is the empty set, in which case its cardinality (or size) is zero. Nothing differs from zero in the way that zero is something, a finite amount which is defined. ... * Nothing is an album by Swedish tech metal band Meshuggah. * The special value that indicates that an object variable is no longer associated with any actual object. * Nothing is an impossible concept for humans to grasp. By the simple fact of thinking about, or naming it is as nothing, we are making it into something... it is brought into existence and is no longer 'nothing'. * Nothing can, however, be thought of indirectly. If we think of a large space filling only 90% of a box, we know 10% is not part of the space. Therefore, we can think of nothing, but only in comparison to something else. * Nothing is the absence of something (I think it's a state of mind). * Nothing is something, because if we are doing nothing, that nothing is something, and it could be anything. * I would say that nothing is everything. So as to say everything is nothing. * 'Nothing' does exist because it's in between particles. * Nothing is the absence of something. * What is not nothing, no. What is very much something. If what were nothing, then why have nothing? There would be no need for nothing and I'm not so sure there is a need for nothing now. What is What and nothing is nothing and A is A. * Nothing isn't anything unless you think about it, which turns it into something. * Nothing is a reference to the absence of a subject matter on which to base perspective. This could be observed if there were a mirror which did not reflect (not only image, but also color). It would be transparent, and would have no mass.
That phrase means "lots of fuss about nothing"
It means that fools will believe anything. If you know nothing, then you do not have the mental capacity to doubt or call any information into question.
In Name Origins
It's an old proverb that means if you don't put effort into something, you won't gain anything. A more modern example is 'You can't win if you don't play' Its means if… you spend your time not doing anything, then you won't gain any rewards or achieve any goals.
Does the fact that poetry and drama are not scientific mean that you have nothing to learn from them?
Definitely not! You learn to express yourself in ways you can't in a chemistry lab or a classroom. You can't learn anything academic really, but you can learn so much else.
Nothing Means Everything was created on 2007-09-17.
It means that nothing should be assumed other than what the speakerhas said; the speaker means exactly what has been stated, as it isstated. The expression tends to be used wh…en criticizing someone:"That man is a traitor, nothing more and nothing less!"