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Do you think that when they asked George Washington for ID that he just whipped out a quarter?
Just as a cautious businessman avoids investing all his capital in one concern, so wisdom would probably admonish us also not to anticipate all our happiness from one quarter alone.
The cloud never comes from the quarter of the horizon from which we watch for it.
Well, let me tell you, ants are the dominant insects. They make up as much as a quarter of the biomass of all insects in the world. They are the principal predators. They're the cemetery workers.
E. O. Wilson
A lifetime contract for a coach means if you're ahead in the third quarter and moving the ball, they can't fire you.
There are plenty of good five cent cigars in the country. The trouble is they cost a quarter.
Franklin P. Adams
With reasonable men, I will reason; with humane men I will plead; but to tyrants I will give no quarter, nor waste arguments where they will certainly be lost.
William Lloyd Garrison
Americans are a quarter of a billion people who have almost nothing in common except for the fact they've been told they have lots in common.
But, my dear sirs, when peace does come, you may call on me for any thing. Then will I share with you the last cracker, and watch with you to shield your homes and families against danger from every quarter.
William Tecumseh Sherman
I don't see how the party that says it's the party of the family is going to adopt an immigration policy which destroys families that have been here a quarter century.
The company accountant is shy and retiring. He's shy a quarter of a million dollars. That's why he's retiring.
No 27-year-old has the experience to run a company that does a quarter of a billion dollars a year in sales.
I was in Washington, D.C., on the morning show, by the time I was 18, programming a station by 19, No. 1 in the mornings. I think I was making, I don't know, a quarter of a million dollars by the time I was 25.
A penny saved is not a penny earned if at the end of the day you still owe a quarter.
Somewhere between a third and a quarter of all people living in America today were born between 1946 and 1965 and if you think you're tired of hearing about us, you should try being one of us.
I had an awful first quarter but I picked it up. To all you single guys out there, it's not how you start the date, it's how you finish it sir. A lot of people can, you know, start the date with flowers and candy, but if you don't finish the date - you know what I mean?
It's important for us, if we're going to be a good team, to be a good defensive team in the fourth quarter.
But now it's kind of a given that a 15-year-old would have a record deal and sell a quarter of a million records. No one's expecting her to answer any deep theological questions. And I'll tell you, I was asked some deep theological questions from the git-go.
I once made a check of all books in my fourth-grade classroom. Of the slightly more than six hundred books, almost one quarter had been published prior to the bombing of Hiroshima; 60 percent were either ten years old or older.
I did get to work with Anthony Hopkins on 'The Human Stain.' If I ever manage to accomplish a quarter of what he's achieved, I'll have had one hell of a career.
My father worked at the Naval Ordnance Lab, and they had a nine-hole course on the property. You paid a quarter.
A dollar saved is a quarter earned.
I wanted to create a multibillion dollar company that lets me go out and let us go out and change the world and create a Skin Cancer Awareness Center that costs a quarter a billion dollars.
You hear about how many fourth quarter comebacks that a guy has and I think it means a guy screwed up in the first three quarters.
You just can't get too focused on worrying about what's going to happen in the next quarter. You have to worry about where the business is headed long-term.
Until the last great war, a general expectation of material improvement was an idea peculiar to Western man. Now war and its aftermath have made economic and social progress a political imperative in every quarter of the globe.
Lester B. Pearson
A long sea implies an uniform and steady motion of long and extensive waves; on the contrary, a short sea is when they run irregularly, broken, and interrupted; so as frequently to burst over a vessel's side or quarter.
This is a day we have managed to avoid for a quarter of a century.
Wagner is a composer who has beautiful moments but awful quarter hours.
The first trick I bought at Macy's was a little wooden board where a quarter would appear and disappear.
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