Definitions for: Genus Phoenix


[n] a large monocotyledonous genus of pinnate-leaved palms found in Asia and Africa



Synonyms: Phoenix

See Also: Arecaceae, family Arecaceae, family Palmaceae, family Palmae, liliopsid genus, monocot genus, palm family, Palmaceae, Palmae




Famous Quotes Containing Genus Phoenix:


I will be better in Monte Carlo than I was in Phoenix. If I can't win maybe I will lead 50 laps.

-- Jean Alesi (French Celebrity)

It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes.

-- Anne Baxter (American Actress)

People wonder if I'll always be a part of this family and the answer is yes. My family has a lot of good energy going in one direction and because of it, we get a lot of things done. That's why I'll always spend a lot of time at Camp Phoenix.

-- River Phoenix (American Actor)

The female of the genus homo is economically dependent on the male. He is her food supply.

-- Charlotte Perkins Gilman (American Writer)

When a role for a young guy is being offered to me, I think of River Phoenix. It feels like a loss.

-- Leonardo DiCaprio ( Actor)

My mother was a phoenix who always expected to rise from the ashes of her latest disaster. She loved being Judy Garland.

-- Lorna Luft (American Actress)

I had found again and again that the most aberrant population of a species - often having reached species rank, and occasionally classified even as a separate genus - occurred at a peripheral location, indeed usually at the most isolated peripheral location.

-- Ernst Mayr (German Scientist)

I have observed private and proprietary colleges, like the University of Phoenix, and the market they serve. And I found it intriguing the way in which they are trying to deliver the product, with more accountability, for a price.

-- Roy Romer (American Politician)

Producer's Surplus is a convenient name for the genus of which the rent of land is the leading species.

-- Alfred Marshall (English Economist)

I am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die.

-- Morris Chestnut (American Actor)

I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix.

-- Dan Quayle (American Vice President)

My tattoo is a phoenix. I got the first when I was 16. I hid it for years.

-- Ashley Scott (American Actress)

All of my work is based on nature. I grew up in a rural environment and living in the Bay Area allows for immediate access to wonderful natural environs. Basically nature is my Genus Loci, or the place where my spirit resides.

-- Judith Anderson (Australian Actress)

I'd love to talk to Joaquin Phoenix because he's a very private guy. Also, he's creating a new kind of sexy leading man. To me, his face is new and might be legendary someday.

-- Isaac Mizrahi (American Designer)

I know Dark Phoenix is a huge part of the X-Men saga, so I'm assuming they're at least going to want to touch on it, but I don't know and I don't know whether I would want to be involved. That depends on many different things.

-- Famke Janssen (Dutch Actress)

You see I have to be in the clinic every Thursday and it's in Phoenix so I have to fly down or drive down. It has to be every Thursday for this damn stuff they're giving me.

-- Lee Hazlewood (American Musician)


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