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An error is the more dangerous in proportion to the degree of truth which it contains.
Henri Frederic Amiel
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.
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.
The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature.
Women are much more sensitive. We know that emotionally but their organs respond to the same degree.
I try to deal with the complexities of power and social life, but as far as the visual presentation goes I purposely avoid a high degree of difficulty.
We are approaching a new age of synthesis. Knowledge cannot be merely a degree or a skill... it demands a broader vision, capabilities in critical thinking and logical deduction without which we cannot have constructive progress.
I find Indian music very funky. I mean it's very soulful, with their own kind of blues. But it's the only other school on the planet that develops improvisation to the high degree that you find in jazz music. So we have a lot of common ground.
All unemployment compensation should be tied to a job training requirement. Now the fact is, 99 weeks is an associate degree.
Real intimacy is only possible to the degree that we can be honest about what we are doing and feeling.
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I have an advanced degree in procrastination and another one in paranoia.
God is each truly and exalted thing, therefore the individual himself to the highest degree. But are not nature and the world individuals?
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Great literature is simply language charged with meaning to the utmost possible degree.
All women's issues are to some degree men's issues and all men's issues are to some degree women's issues because when either sex wins unilaterally both sexes lose.
I made a photograph of a garden in Kyoto, the Zen garden, which is a rectangle. But a photograph taken from any one point will not show, well it shows a rectangle, but not with ninety degree angles.
Whenever you speak to someone, you are presuming the two of you have a certain degree of familiarity - which your words might alter. So every sentence has to do two things at once: convey a message and continue to negotiate that relationship.
In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
Stephen Jay Gould
I feel that my role as a former president is probably superior to that of other presidents. Primarily because of the activism and the injection of working at the Carter Center, and in international affairs, and to some degree, domestic affairs, on energy conservation, on environment, and things of that kind.
The wisdom of the wise is an uncommon degree of common sense.
Whenever I've had success, I never learn from it. Success usually breeds a degree of hubris. When you fail, that's when you learn.
A degree of lying - you know, white lies - seems to be inherent in all languages and all forms of communication.
When I was going for my graduate degree, I decided I was going to make a feature film as my thesis. That's what I was famous for-that I had my thesis film be a feature film, which was 'You're a Big Boy Now.'
Francis Ford Coppola
Mom was 50 when my Dad died. She got on a bus every weekday for years, and rode 40 miles each morning to Madison. She earned a new degree and learned new skills to start her small business. It wasn't just a new livelihood. It was a new life.
It is virtually impossible to compete in today's global economy without a college degree.
One measure of your success will be the degree to which you build up others who work with you. While building up others, you will build up yourself.
James E. Casey
Men and women must be educated, in a great degree, by the opinions and manners of the society they live in.
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions.
Charles de Montesquieu
Marriage is a coming together for better or for worse, hopefully enduring, and intimate to the degree of being sacred.
William O. Douglas
Nothing can happen nowhere. The locale of the happening always colours the happening, and often, to a degree, shapes it.
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