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John Wilkins Quotes and Sayings

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It is an excellent rule to be observed in all disputes,
that men should give soft words and hard arguments;
that they should not so much strive to vex as to convince each other.
- John Wilkins

Garner up pleasant thoughts in your mind,
for pleasant thoughts make pleasant lives.
- John Wilkins

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

 

The circuit training program along with a healthy clean
diet is the way to excellent results.
- Lee Haney

An excellent man;
he has no enemies;
and none of his friends like him.
- Oscar Wilde

One that desires to excel
should endeavor in those things
that are in themselves most excellent.
- Epictetus

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Old age is an excellent time for outrage.
My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
- Louis Kronenberger

Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers,
the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters,
and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
- John Lubbock

What is lost in the good or excellent translation is precisely the best.
- Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel

We need to internalize this idea of excellence.
Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent.
- Barack Obama

One of the attractive things about being in Scotland
is that we have a very good pipeline of new people
coming into the company from the excellent universities around us.
- David Milne

During this period, with a series of excellent students,
we further studied hyperon decays.
- James Cronin

I think women are excellent social critics.
- Laurie Anderson

Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects.
In general, those who govern children,
forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
- Francois Fenelon

President Bush has had an outstanding Secretary of
State in Colin Powell and there are not many people who could replace him,
making Condoleezza Rice an excellent choice.
- Michael Crapo

The one excellent thing that can be learned from a
lion is that whatever a man intends doing should be
done by him with a whole-hearted and strenuous effort.
- Chanakya

An excellent job with a dubious undertaking,
which is like saying it would be great if it wasn't awful.
- Ada Louise Huxtable

I was excellent.
Everybody loved me.
I love myself, and I like bums.
- Cardinal Richelieu

There is also something excellent in every audience,
the capacity of virtue.
They are ready to be beatified.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Zoo: An excellent place to study the habits of human beings.
- Evan Esar

Money is in some respects life's fire:
it is a very excellent servant,
but a terrible master.
- P. T. Barnum

My hard work and excellent training entitled me to
be a better actress than some of my competitors.
- Pola Negri

An excellent man, like precious metal,
is in every way invariable; A villain,
like the beams of a balance, is always varying,
upwards and downwards.
- John Locke

My brother is an excellent songwriter,
and I play guitar and drums.
- Jeremy London

Be able to correctly pronounce the words you would
like to speak and have excellent spoken grammar.
- Marilyn vos Savant

When house and land are gone and spent,
then learning is most excellent.
- Samuel Foote

Genius of a kind has always been with me;
an empty heart that has taken on a certain wooden quality;
an excellent,
strong woman's body and a pitiably starved soul.
- Mary MacLane

Every year I try to keep in excellent shape and improve some part of my game.
I play in the offseason overseas to keep my game tuned
up and hopefully improve a little in some area.
- Sue Wicks

There is no excellent beauty that hath not some strangeness in the proportion.
- Francis Bacon

I do not admire politicians; but when they are excellent in their way,
one cannot help allowing them their due.
- Horace Walpole

When I woke up Sunday morning at the Open and stepped
outside and felt the wind and rain in my face,
I knew I had an excellent chance to win if I just took
my time and trusted myself.
- Tom Kite

Don't get me wrong, I've seen some very excellent women musicians.
- Lita Ford

Let us carefully observe those good qualities wherein our enemies excel us;
and endeavor to excel them,
by avoiding what is faulty, and imitating what is excellent in them.
- Plutarch

Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things,
but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego.
- John Cheever

I've seen the teaser trailer for Revenge of the Sith
though and I think it will be excellent.
- David Prowse

I promise to be an excellent husband,
but give me a wife who, like the moon,
will not appear every day in my sky.
- Anton Chekhov

Even at the United Nations, where legend has it that
the building was designed so that there could be no corner offices,
the expanse of glass in individual offices is said
to be a dead giveaway as to rank.
Five windows are excellent, one window not so great.
- Enid Nemy

I always wondered if I was supposed to be excellent at something or not.
I think, because of that, I have a lot of insecurities about myself.
- Christopher Atkins

You can become an even more excellent person by constantly
setting higher and higher standards for yourself and
then by doing everything possible to live up to those standards.
- Brian Tracy

Nietzsche claimed that his genius was in his nostrils
and I think that is a very excellent place for it to be.
- Federico Fellini

When all the performances are excellent,
critics understand it's the direction.
- Joel Siegel

No excellent soul is exempt from a mixture of madness.
- Aristotle

Bulgaria is the first state that has been awarded for
its excellent fight against iodine deficiency by UNICEF.
- Anatoly Karpov

Excellent, there's nothing quite like a blunt object
to reinforce proper administration ethics.
- Simon Travaglia

Love is of that excellent nature, that it is esteemed by the best of men,
and accepted from the meanest persons;
what then is the affection of a Father!
- John Pearson

When you're buying real growth and want real performance,
you buy excellent management and good products and
you diversify across industry sectors.
- Robert Morse

I believe that the Apple Shuffle is an excellent compromise
among the conflicting requirements of simplicity,
elegance, size, battery life, and function.
- Donald Norman

For they, the philosophers, were considered teachers of right living,
which is far more excellent, since to speak well belongs only to a few,
but to live well belongs to all.
- Lactantius

That was excellent!
I mean, it didn't do anything, but it looked really cool!
- Adam Savage

My older brother Mike is an excellent trumpet player.
By the time he was 12, he was playing around Kansas
City in classical situations.
He was already an amazing talent.
- Pat Metheny

Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera.
- James Stephens

I consider myself an excellent candidate...
because I care.
- Vincent Frank

Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Woody Allen has done some excellent serious movies,
too, like Crimes And Misdemeanors.
Very overlooked movie, I think, and really his best.
And currently I like Big Fish!
- David Zucker

If it's an excellent script, I enjoy it tremendously,
the acting part of it.
- Julie London

Excellent education and an excellent environment are
two hallmarks of our state.
How we treat our environment is connected to so many
other opportunities in Maine.
- John Baldacci

I had rather excel others in the knowledge of what is excellent,
than in the extent of my power and dominion.
- Alexander the Great

I'm not a very good writer, but I'm an excellent rewriter.
- James A. Michener

People don't realize that I'm really funny and I'm
an excellent bridge player.
- Sheryl Crow

If you want to achieve excellence, you can get there today.
As of this second, quit doing less-than-excellent work.
- Thomas J. Watson

The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers,
but we had the feel of the parachutes,
so we could be more realistic in the roles.
- Ken Curtis

O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart:
for the heart is deceitful above all things,
and desperately wicked.
- T. S. Eliot

At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough,
grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression.
- Marcus Fabius Quintilian

I think the idea of the obstruction through the neutral
zone and away from the puck was an excellent rule.
- Mark Messier

My education at Baron Byng High School was excellent,
with dedicated masters (boys and girls were separate).
- Rudolph A. Marcus

I have been an unabashed fan of NPR for many years,
and have stolen untold excellent ideas from its programming.
- Ted Koppel

We distinguish the excellent man from the common man
by saying that the former is the one who makes great demands on himself,
and the latter who makes no demands on himself.
- Jose Ortega y Gasset

Today, bilateral relations with Britain are excellent,
with cooperation in many areas and both countries continuing
to work on strengthening these ties.
- Hassanal Bolkiah

Examples would indeed be excellent things were not
people so modest that none will set,
and so vain that none will follow them.
- Augustus Hare


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