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Money is in some respects life's fire: it is a very excellent servant, but a terrible master.
P. T. Barnum
Our appreciation of folk art will strengthen our identities, our pride in belonging to a community. People trained in the creative use of their hands soon acquire skills, excellent craftsmanship which will be the most important measure of how well we can industrialize.
F. Sionil Jose
There is none who cannot teach somebody something, and there is none so excellent but he is excelled.
I always made my food congenial to my constitution, and my health was always excellent.
I asked my parents for permission to study in America and they were so sure that I wouldn't get in and get a scholarship that they encouraged me to try. So I applied to Yale and got an excellent scholarship. I then worked for the Boston Consulting Group for six and half years.
I have an excellent memory, a most excellent memory.
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
One that desires to excel should endeavor in those things that are in themselves most excellent.
Pete Seeger is a modest, unassuming, cheerful, and kind-natured man. He's a good folk singer, if you can stand folk singing. And he's such an excellent banjo player that you almost don't wish you had a pair of wire cutters.
P. J. O'Rourke
We gain nothing by being with such as ourselves. We encourage one another in mediocrity. I am always longing to be with men more excellent than myself.
Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.
Home teaching is an excellent preparation for missionary service.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
When a man is discontented with himself, it has one advantage - that it puts him into an excellent frame of mind for making a bargain.
What is lost in the good or excellent translation is precisely the best.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
But I did 'Bill & Ted's Excellent Adventure.' They made a cereal out of it, so once you've had a cereal, it doesn't get much more surreal than that. Surreal cereal.
I love American ski resorts because they're open to everyone, are not incredibly expensive. They're not snobby and you can have fun all day long on the most excellent mountains.
Nietzsche claimed that his genius was in his nostrils and I think that is a very excellent place for it to be.
Don't use that foreign word 'ideals.' We have that excellent native word 'lies.'
Men value things in three ways: as useful, as pleasant or sources of pleasure, and as excellent, or as intrinsically admirable or honorable.
I think that fiction is an excellent place for us to struggle with questions of good and evil, and humanity and inhumanity.
I always knew that I was tremendously creative. I recited love poems, I wrote stories and I got excellent grades in every subject, except for maths.
My life has been enriched by excellent human relations, work and interests. I have never felt lonely.
One of the biggest problems of 'In Search of Excellence' is that it focused on giant, publicly-traded companies. There are thousands upon thousands of excellent companies. Some of them are two-person accountancies in a community of three thousand people.
My concern is not for the judicial system, but for the reality that the shark fin mafia of Costa Rica has a price on my head, and a Costa Rican prison would provide an excellent opportunity for someone to exercise this lethal contract against me.
These happy endings all express the weak and sly promise that the world is not rotten and out of joint but meaningful and ultimately in excellent condition.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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This is what I learned: that everybody is talented, original and has something important to say.
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