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The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional
by Douglas Engelbart

The rate at which a person can mature is directly proportional
to the embarrassment he can tolerate.
- Douglas Engelbart

The digital revolution is far more significant than
the invention of writing or even of printing.
- Douglas Engelbart

In 20 or 30 years, you'll be able to hold in your hand
as much computing knowledge as exists now in the whole city,
or even the whole world.
- Douglas Engelbart

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland

 

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
- Edward Appleton

All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection.
So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
- William Faulkner

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The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.
- Irving Fisher

The future is something which everyone reaches at the
rate of 60 minutes an hour,
whatever he does, whoever he is.
- C. S. Lewis

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability
to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time
and still retain the ability to function.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber,
if he has common sense on the ground floor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

Of course, a positive growth rate might be taken as
evidence that a population is below its optimum.
- Garrett Hardin

We must act swiftly in order to halt the rate of decay our planet faces.
- Henry W. Kendall

The hydrogen powered car, with its high fuel mileage and zero emission rate,
is just one example of the products under development
that will help increase our energy independence.
- Dan Lipinski

But no work from a first rate mind is ever really second rate.
- Gerald Finzi

Today, credit rating agencies rate companies,
countries and bonds.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

We class schools into four grades: leading school,
first-rate school, good school and school.
- Evelyn Waugh

All new states are invested, more or less,
by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always
in favor of rash and extreme measures,
but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men.
- Sam Houston

We are looking for ways to decrease the dropout rate.
I am pretty sure, if we eliminate career and technical education,
we are going to increase the dropout rate.
- Michael Enzi

We will see the increasingly rapid rate of growth we've
already been seeing in Colorado continue.
- John Hickenlooper

Government does not create wealth.
The major role for the government is to create an environment
where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.
- George W. Bush

I think we have to be very careful when we toss around
terms like 'cut health care costs.'
We would do very well to expect a cut in the rate of increase.
- David Obey

One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
- Jean de la Bruyere

And so we have to be careful with looking at additional
stimulus that we don't provoke an increase in the bond
rate and then offset a lot of the stimulus we've already got.
- Franklin Raines

Time will tell how you rate against the rest of the competition.
I'll let everyone else worry about championships.
I'm going to worry about qualifying at Pomona.
- Larry Dixon

There thus appears to be an inverse correlation between
recovery and psychotherapy;
the more psychotherapy,
the smaller the recovery rate.
- Hans Eysenck

We need to be careful when we talk about cutting health care costs.
They are not going to be reduced - what we really want
to do is do is slow the rate of increase.
- David Obey

Regulations grow at the same rate as weeds.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality
rate is one hundred percent.
- R. D. Laing

A large part of crime is economics -
if people are working and and have a home and family to support,
then I believe you can reduce the crime rate.
- Vincent Frank

A first-rate organizer is never in a hurry.
He is never late.
He always keeps up his sleeve a margin for the unexpected.
- Arnold Bennett

If the current birth rate, which is the lowest in the
major developed countries,
continues, there will be no Japanese.
Who will pay the enormous debt?
- Jim Rogers

If you take out the killings, Washington actually has
a very very low crime rate.
- Marion Berry

I mean, on the food chain, do instruments really rate? I don't think so.
- Peabo Bryson

You might lose your spontaneity and,
instead of composing first-rate Gershwin,
end up with second rate Ravel.
- Maurice Ravel

The development of a rational view of the nature of
catalysis was thus absolutely dependent on the creation
of the concept of the rate of chemical reaction.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

The late 20th century sea level rise rate lacks any sign of acceleration.
Satellite altimetry indicates virtually no changes in the last decade.
- Nils-Axel Morner

Those who have never had a father can at any rate never
know the sweets of losing one.
To most men the death of his father is a new lease of life.
- Samuel Butler

I rate each album as better than the last one.
That's how I see it.
- Paul Simon

The loyalty rate isn't that high.
I could have a big hit, then put out the next single,
and they say, Oh yeah, who are you? Prove it again.
- Lenny Kravitz

Time is nothing absolute; its duration depends on the
rate of thought and feeling.
- John Draper

Could you let me have the 3 weeks due to me now and
if I work again before August I must of course repay
you at the rate of exchange you let me have it at now if you kindly will.
- Basil Rathbone

We are the safest large city in America,
but any crime rate is too high.
- Michael Bloomberg

A theatre receives recognition through its initiative,
which is indispensable for first-rate performances.
- Franz Liszt

Real rebels are rarely anything but second rate outside their rebellion;
the drain of time and temper is ruinous to any other accomplishment.
- James Gould Cozzens

If unemployment could be brought down to say 2 percent
at the cost of an assured steady rate of inflation of 10 percent per year,
or even 20 percent, this would be a good bargain.
- William Vickrey

At the rate we're going, the 21st century looks pretty clear.
It's going to be pretty violent.
- Edward James Olmos

We need to continue to decrease the growth rate of the global population;
the planet can't support many more people.
- Nina Fedoroff

We got on American Bandstand, where kids would dance
to a record and then rate it.
We called ourselves Tom and Jerry.
I was Jerry.
- Paul Simon

During meditation your metabolism and your breath rate
go down to a level of rest,
twice that of deep sleep.
- Mike Love

We've set aside tens of millions of acres of those
northwestern forests for perpetuity.
The unemployment rate has gone not up,
but down.
The economy has gone up.
- Bruce Babbitt

We are now preparing for the reform of the yuan's exchange rate system.
For such reforms to take place, we need good economic conditions...
and we need to do it under tight control.
- Wu Yi

The rate of population growth in the United States
is slightly below that required to reproduce itself.
- Emanuel Celler

Right now we have a closure rate between discovery
and exploitation of four to six months.
We need to be more in the realm of seven to 10 days.
That is an enormous challenge.
- John W. Thompson

At this rate, I'll live forever.
- David O. Selznick

As a result of the current universal benefit,
the poverty rate for seniors in America is about 10%.
Without the universal benefit, it would be over 50%.
- Steve Israel

In the United States women develop MS at approximately twice the rate men do,
and no one can explain why women are affected most
often from the waist down.
- Annette Funicello

Look at the declining television coverage.
Look at the declining voting rate.
Economics and economic news is what moves the country now,
not politics.
- Robert Teeter

It's not a very high failure rate if you choose people
that you really like the sound of.
- Bryan Ferry

Waging war we understand, but not waging peace,
or at any rate less consciously so.
- Fredrik Bajer

Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life,
or at any rate no man understands a deep book,
until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
- Ezra Pound

There are over 500,000 registered sex offenders across the country,
and statistics have shown that the recidivism rate
for those criminals is high.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

You aren't ill: it is just that you are made of second-rate materials.
- Natalia Ginzburg

It's interesting when I jog, how much the music makes a difference.
You can pretty much count on the Foo Fighters to get your heart rate up.
- Sheryl Crow

Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country,
I rate him nowhere.
- Sophocles

The way to succeed is to double your error rate.
- Thomas J. Watson

The latest scientific assessment has almost doubled
the predicted rate of warming if no changes are made.
- Donella Meadows

Young women, adolescent girls, are more subject to infection,
sometimes at a rate of six times that of boys.
That tells you a lot about the vulnerability of women.
- Stephen Lewis

The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's
also full of fourth-rate readers.
- Barbara Walters


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