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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.
Home teaching is an excellent preparation for missionary service.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.
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.
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
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.
Nietzsche claimed that his genius was in his nostrils and I think that is a very excellent place for it to be.
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 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.
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.
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.
What the Chinese parent is conveying to the child is not that 'you've got to get A's or else I won't like you.' On the contrary, it's, 'I believe in you so much, I know that you can be excellent.'
Coogee is a delightful, slightly old-fashioned suburb; it has parks and gardens and reserves, a good well-kept beach, and an excellent promenade above the beach. It is a suburb for people who appreciate those aspects of life.
Geraldo has been in Lebanon. He has done some excellent reporting out of there, and of course, we now know by virtue of the president's speech on Tuesday night that the terrorist organizations that operate in that area are now on the list.
How do you make your company a good place to work in general? That's a really, really, really large and complex set of skills. A lot of it is on-the-job training, combined with excellent mentorship.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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B. F. Skinner
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