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Men are able to trust one another, knowing the exact degree of dishonesty they are entitled to expect.
The intense happiness of our union is derived in a high degree from the perfect freedom with which we each follow and declare our own impressions.
And to get real work experience, you need a job, and most jobs will require you to have had either real work experience or a graduate degree.
To some degree it matters who's in office, but it matters more how much pressure they're under from the public.
Unintelligent persons are like weeds that thrive in good ground; they love to be amused in proportion to the degree in which they weary themselves.
Honore de Balzac
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
Miguel de Cervantes
Every man who attacks my belief, diminishes in some degree my confidence in it, and therefore makes me uneasy; and I am angry with him who makes me uneasy.
Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side; of the face can smile while the other is pinched.
I think everyone should go to college and get a degree and then spend six months as a bartender and six months as a cabdriver. Then they would really be educated.
Men have had every advantage of us in telling their own story. Education has been theirs in so much higher a degree; the pen has been in their hands. I will not allow books to prove anything.
Success in any endeavor depends on the degree to which it is an expression of your true self.
Optimism with some experience behind it is much more energizing than plain old experience with a certain degree of cynicism.
The degree in which a poet's imagination dominates reality is, in the end, the exact measure of his importance and dignity.
To what a degree the same past can leave different marks - and especially admit of different interpretations.
What pedophiles and people who have sexual desires on children lose sight of to a terrible, terrible degree - a devastating degree - is that their victims are real people who will suffer forever whatever abuses are perpetrated on them.
To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.
I doubt if a single individual could be found from the whole of mankind free from some form of insanity. The only difference is one of degree. A man who sees a gourd and takes it for his wife is called insane because this happens to very few people.
I would have liked having children to some degree, but frankly I haven't got the time to take the kids to the goddamn ballgame.
All anger is not sinful, because some degree of it, and on some occasions, is inevitable. But it becomes sinful and contradicts the rule of Scripture when it is conceived upon slight and inadequate provocation, and when it continues long.
I was never a Certified Public Accountant. I just had a degree in accounting. It would require passing a test, which I would not have been able to do.
Equality is the public recognition, effectively expressed in institutions and manners, of the principle that an equal degree of attention is due to the needs of all human beings.
There can be a true grandeur in any degree of submissiveness, because it springs from loyalty to the laws and to an oath, and not from baseness of soul.
It would be difficult to exaggerate the degree to which we are influenced by those we influence.
Being considerate of others will take your children further in life than any college degree.
Marian Wright Edelman
I think in the old days, the nexus of weirdness ran through Southern California, and to a degree New York City. I think it's changed so that every bizarre story in the country now has a Florida connection. I don't know why, except it must be some inversion of magnetic poles or something.
I never saw, heard, nor read, that the clergy were beloved in any nation where Christianity was the religion of the country. Nothing can render them popular, but some degree of persecution.
If there is to be peace in our industrial life let the employer recognize his obligation to his employees - at least to the degree set forth in existing statutes.
John L. Lewis
Charlatanism of some degree is indispensable to effective leadership.
All unemployment compensation should be tied to a job training requirement. Now the fact is, 99 weeks is an associate degree.
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