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Jose Eduardo Dos Santos Quotes and Sayings

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The merit of a democratic regime rests on one's continual
willingness to exchange views,
and to compete on the basis of individual merit and capacities.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

There is no magic wand that can resolve our problems.
The solution rests with our work and discipline.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

The current constitutional law places the president
of the republic in an embarrassing situation.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

It is often said that the magnitude of a people is
measured by their ability to know how to win.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

 

It is evident that not all people that have the confidence
of the prime minister are the same ones that have the
confidence of the head of state.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

Our goal is not to crush the enemy at any price,
but to make it realize that it is illegal to take up
arms to overthrow a democratically elected government.
- Jose Eduardo Dos Santos

Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty
good likelihood their case -
no matter what its merit -
will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.
- Dennis Hastert

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One merit of poetry few persons will deny:
it says more and in fewer words than prose.
- Voltaire

A necessary consequent of religious belief is the attaching
ideas of merit to that belief,
and of demerit to its absence.
- Francis Wright

Celebrity is the chastisement of merit and the punishment of talent.
- Emily Dickinson

Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Where we can compete on merit, we do very well.
- Jim Barksdale

Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
- Alexander Pope

What I like least is dealing with publishers who simply
don't want collaborations regardless of their merit.
- Piers Anthony

In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised,
like a target, to a position to be fired at.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

What is merit? The opinion one man entertains of another.
- Henry John Temple

The merit of originality is not novelty;
it is sincerity.
- Thomas Carlyle

Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded.
Methods are the master of masters.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

How vain, without the merit, is the name.
- Homer

In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford
to be indulgent toward their rivals.
The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the
merit that vainly aspired to it.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll;
charms strike the sight,
but merit wins the soul.
- Alexander Pope

Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public,
have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
- Francis Bacon

The merit of our Constitution was, not that it promotes democracy,
but checks it.
- Horatio Seymour

It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one.
Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.
- Petrarch

Nothing in medicine is so insignificant as to merit attention.
- Thomas Sydenham

Mere bashfulness without merit is awkwardness.
- Joseph Addison

I just keep it simple.
Watch the ball and play it on merit.
- Sachin Tendulkar

Evidently the merit depends on the result of the work.
- Henryk Sienkiewicz

Neither soldiers nor money can defend a king but only
friends won by good deeds,
merit, and honesty.
- Sallust

Nature gives you the face you have at twenty;
it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
- Coco Chanel

It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born,
as long as he be a man of merit.
- Horace

If you are cast in a different mould to the majority,
it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
- Charlotte Bronte

Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame,
and easily blown out, but it is the light by which
the world looks for and finds merit.
- James Russell Lowell

If you are looking for smart judging based on merit,
skip the Academy Awards next year and pay attention
to the Independent Spirit Awards.
- Annie Proulx

The earmark favor factory needs to be boarded up and demolished,
not turned over to new management that may or may not
have a better eye for earmarks with 'merit.'
- Tom Coburn

The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable,
for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
- Jonathan Swift

The learner always begins by finding fault,
but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
- Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

What indeed is life, unless so far as it is enjoyed?
It does not merit the name.
- William Godwin

There's always merit to having a debate.
- Ward Churchill

The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music,
and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable.
Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.
- Charles Baudelaire

Her great merit is finding out mine;
there is nothing so amiable as discernment.
- George Byron

A book is worth a few francs; we Germans can afford to destroy those.
We all may not appreciate artistic merit,
but cash value is another matter.
- Paul Scofield

To listen is an effort, and just to hear is no merit.
A duck hears also.
- Igor Stravinsky

Australia as a nation, as a set of cities and some regional centres,
that project died a death and we didn't get it up,
but I still think there's merit in that.
- Susan Oliver

In science, "fact" can only mean "confirmed to such
a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent."
I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow,
but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms.
- Stephen Jay Gould

Contemporaries appreciate the person rather than their merit,
posterity will regard the merit rather than the person.
- Charles Caleb Colton

Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit;
few people are modest enough not to take offense that one appreciates them.
- Marquis De Vauvenargues

The World, thinking itself affronted by superior merit,
takes delight to bring it down to its own level.
- Samuel Richardson

To delight in war is a merit in the soldier,
a dangerous quality in the captain, and a positive crime in the statesman.
- George Santayana

The existence of law is one thing; its merit or demerit is another.
- John Austin

Fondly we think we honor merit then,
When we but praise ourselves in other men.
- Alexander Pope

The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient.
- Francis Quarles

Pride in boasting of family antiquity,
makes duration stand for merit.
- John Zimmerman

There are few cases in which mere popularity should
be considered a proper test of merit;
but the case of song-writing is,
I think, one of the few.
- Edgar Allan Poe

Miller didn't write Death of a Salesman.
He released it.
It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose.
That's the measure of its merit.
- Elia Kazan

It is the merit of a general to impart good news,
and to conceal the truth.
- Sophocles

And for yourself, whatever there has been either of sin or duty,
remember the one and forget the other,
and betake yourself wholly to the mercy of God and the merit of Christ.
- Donald Cargill

Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men,
and to console undistinguished people for their want
of fortune and their lack of merit.
- Benjamin Disraeli

In point of substantial merit the law school belongs
in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing.
- Thorstein Veblen

Nearly all the things I do that are of any merit at
all start off just being good fun,
and I think I'm sort of building up to doing something else quite soon.
- Brian Eno

Ambition is pitiless.
Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

But if our sex would but well consider and rationally ponder,
they will perceive and find that it is neither words
nor place that can advance them,
but worth and merit.
- Margaret Cavendish

Consider the Essay as a political pamphlet on the Revolution side,
and the fact that it was the Whig gospel for a century,
and you will see its working merit.
- Frederick Pollock

A young man, be his merit what it will,
can never raise himself; but must, like the ivy round the oak,
twine himself round some man of great power and interest.
- Philip Stanhope

I think there's a lot of merit in an international
economy and global markets,
but they're not sufficient because markets don't look after social needs.
- George Soros

The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness
to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise -
and to the best in benefits and medical care.
- Sue Kelly

The market system requires that people be committed
and willing to work hard.
Inherent with that is what I call a merit system,
which I think gives people the greatest opportunity.
- Lee R. Raymond

True merit, like a river, the deeper it is,
the less noise it makes.
- Edward F. Halifax

Without feeling abashed by my ignorance,
I confess that I am absolutely unable to say.
In the absence of an appearance of learning,
my answer has at least one merit, that of perfect sincerity.
- Jean Henri Fabre

The very gradual reductions in my weight which I am able to show,
may be interesting to many, and I have great pleasure in stating them,
believing that they serve to demonstrate further the
merit of the system pursued.
- William Banting

At Cardozo, study of law is part of a larger culture.
You can get a law degree and make a good living,
but it is best that you do that having studied the
discipline for its own inherent merit,
because you love studying.
- Norman Lamm


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