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George Barr McCutcheon Quotes and Sayings

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He was imposing, even in his pensiveness.
- George Barr McCutcheon

In course of time my first novel appeared.
It was a love story.
- George Barr McCutcheon

It was a bright, clear afternoon in the late fall that
pretty Miss Cable drove up in her trap and waited at
the curb for her father to come forth from his office
in one of Chicago's tallest buildings.
- George Barr McCutcheon

Virtue looks good but it only suits imposing figures.
- Frank Wedekind

 

There is hardly any one so insignificant that he does
not seem imposing to some one at some time.
- Charles Horton Cooley

The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like
the celebrated tower of Pisa -
slightly off balance.
- Prince Charles

Art is the imposing of a pattern on experience,
and our aesthetic enjoyment is recognition of the pattern.
- Alfred North Whitehead

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The Church became both more accessible and less imposing.
It threw itself open to risk.
- Lance Morrow

By imposing too great a responsibility,
or rather, all responsibility, on yourself,
you crush yourself.
- Franz Kafka

I'm more concerned with getting them to find and strengthen
their original voice as writers rather than imposing
my own subjective tastes,
judgements or sensibility on the project.
- Douglas Wood

I don't want to feel like people are imposing limits upon you.
- Mike Lowry

We are very serious about imposing weapons restrictions
on the PFLP and other Palestinian groups operating
from their camps in Lebanon.
- Walid Jumblatt

I'm more interested in seeing what the material tells
me than in imposing my will on it.
- John Chamberlain

When I was 2, we moved into an imposing country mansion 8 miles west of Cardiff,
Wales.
- Roald Dahl

I think it is important for software to avoiding imposing
a cognitive style on workers and their work.
- Edward Tufte

Our castle is not imposing, but is well built,
and surrounded by a very fine garden.
I live in the bailiff's house.
- Franz Schubert

But there is a corollary to freedom and that's personal responsibility,
and the real challenge is how you generate that personal
responsibility without imposing it.
- Esther Dyson

I liked Germany; I'm not into Berlin,
it's too huge and empty and imposing,
but Munich was good.
- Graham Coxon

Most of the time when I receive a script,
it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat,
slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the skateboard park',
or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney,
imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script
where my character is simply described as 'A Man'.
- Fred Melamed

Moreover, only a strong and united scientific opinion
imposing the intrinsic value of scientific progress
on society at large can elicit the support of scientific
inquiry by the general public.
- Michael Polanyi

A state that suppresses all freedom of speech,
and which by imposing the most terrible punishments,
treats each and every attempt at criticism,
however morally justified, and every suggestion for
improvement as plotting to high treason,
is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
- Kurt Huber

Obama is a leveler.
He has come to narrow the divide between rich and poor.
For him the ultimate social value is fairness.
Imposing it upon the American social order is his mission.
- Charles Krauthammer

The estate tax punishes years of hard work and robs
families of part of their heritage by imposing a huge
penalty on inheritance after death -
a tax on money that has already been taxed.
- Mike Fitzpatrick

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

There's a point... when you have to choose
whether to be like everybody else the rest of your life,
or to make a virtue of your peculiarities.
- Ursula K. Le Guin

There is a good ear, in some men,
that draws supplies to virtue
out of very indifferent nutriment.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A thankful heart is the greatest virtue.
- Cicero

To realize that you do not understand is a virtue;
Not to realize that you do not understand is a defect.
- Lao Tzu

Who sows virtue reaps honor.
- Leonardo da Vinci

A man must be both stupid and uncharitable
who believes there is no virtue or truth but on his own side.
- Joseph Addison

The greatest virtue of man is perhaps curiosity.
- Anatole France

The only reward of virtue is virtue;
the only way to have a friend is to be one.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When virtue is lost, benevolence appears,
when benevolence is lost right conduct appears,
when right conduct is lost, expedience appears.
Expediency is the mere shadow of right and truth;
it is the beginning of disorder.
- Lao Tzu

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge
on their children rather than virtue,
the art of speaking well rather than doing well;
but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Consider a parent who says,
"Look at the sacrifices I'm making so you can have a better life."
Contrast that with another parent who demonstrates
living a great life every day.
Self-sacrifice is not a virtue.
Living a great life and sharing that life with others
is the noble way to live.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is man's ultimate direction in life? It is to look for love,
truth, virtue, and beauty.
- Shinichi Suzuki

Wisdom is knowing what to do next; virtue is doing it.
- David Starr Jordan

I design for real people.
I think of our customers all the time.
There is no virtue whatsoever in creating clothing
or accessories that are not practical.
- Giorgio Armani

Virtue is persecuted more by the wicked
than it is loved by the good.
- The Buddha

Patriotism is the virtue of the vicious.
- Oscar Wilde

Few men have virtue to withstand the highest bidder.
- George Washington

True courage is not the brutal force of vulgar heroes,
but the firm resolve of virtue and reason.
- Alfred North Whitehead

Money is the barometer of a society's virtue.
- Ayn Rand

It is only the poor who pay cash,
and that not from virtue,
but because they are refused credit.
- Anatole France

Old age adds to the respect due to virtue,
but it takes nothing from the contempt inspired by vice;
it whitens only the hair.
- Ira Gershwin

When virtue and modesty enlighten her charms,
the lustre of a beautiful woman is brighter than the stars of heaven,
and the influence of her power it is in vain to resist.
- Akhenaton

What most persons consider as virtue,
after the age of 40 is simply a loss of energy.
- Voltaire

Virtue can only flourish among equals.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

A friend should be one in whose understanding and virtue we can equally confide,
and whose opinion we can value at once for its justness and its sincerity.
- Robert Hall

I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice!
And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue.
- Barry Goldwater

Forgiveness is a virtue of the brave.
- Indira Gandhi

The inherent vice of capitalism
is the unequal sharing of blessings;
the inherent virtue of socialism
is the equal sharing of miseries.
- Winston Churchill

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

Moderation is a virtue only in those who are thought to have an alternative.
- Henry A. Kissinger

Music is the movement of sound to reach the soul for
the education of its virtue.
- Plato

Peace is not an absence of war, it is a virtue,
a state of mind, a disposition for benevolence,
confidence, justice.
- Baruch Spinoza

Compassion is not a popular virtue.
- Karen Armstrong

The virtue of some people consists wholly in condemning the vices in others.
- Herbert Samuel

I prefer a pleasant vice to an annoying virtue.
- Moliere

Ambition, in a private man is a vice,
is in a prince the virtue.
- Philip Massinger

Those who excel in virtue have the best right of all to rebel,
but then they are of all men the least inclined to do so.
- Aristotle

People praise virtue, but they hate it,
they run away from it.
It freezes you to death, and in this world you've got to keep your feet warm.
- Denis Diderot

Humility is a virtue, and it is a virtue innate in guests.
- Max Beerbohm

The greatest art of a politician is to render vice
serviceable to the cause of virtue.
- Henry Bolingbroke

In the long run, the public interest depends on private virtue.
- James Q. Wilson

This idea of selfishness as a virtue,
as opposed to generosity: That, to me,
is unnatural.
- Jessica Lange

The virtue of justice consists in moderation,
as regulated by wisdom.
- Aristotle

Many have said of Alchemy, that it is for the making of gold and silver.
For me such is not the aim, but to consider only what
virtue and power may lie in medicines.
- Paracelsus

I always admired virtue - but I could never imitate it.
- Charles II

Virtue is like a rich stone, best plain set.
- Francis Bacon


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