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Mercer Reynolds Quotes and Sayings

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We gained his operational capabilities and he gained our marketing skills.
- Mercer Reynolds

That day, my first day on the job, was September 11,
2001!
I was actually being recognized by Switzerland the
very day that the World Trade Center was hit.
- Mercer Reynolds

Initially, I had two thoughts.
First, this is a very large conspiracy;
and second,
our children in Washington.
We knew there were a few unidentified planes that may
have been headed for the White House or the Capitol Building.
- Mercer Reynolds

In 1979 I teamed up with my friend and business partner,
Bill DeWitt, and together we formed an oil and gas
company that invested through limited partnerships
in oil and gas exploration.
- Mercer Reynolds

 

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else,
and for everything you gain,
you lose something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
- Anonymous

For everything you have missed,
you have gained something else.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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Raising children is an incredibly hard and risky business
in which no cumulative wisdom is gained:
each generation repeats the mistakes the previous one made.
- Bill Cosby

Those who are dedicated to a life of wisdom
understand that the impulse to blame
something or someone is foolishness,
that there is nothing to be gained in blaming,
whether it be others or oneself.
- Epictetus

Experience comprises illusions lost,
rather than wisdom gained.
- Joseph Roux

Assuming either the Left Wing or the Right Wing gained control of the country,
it would probably fly around in circles.
- Pat Paulsen

A true measure of your worth includes all the benefits
others have gained from your success.
- Cullen Hightower

Still, as much as I wish Ballistic Kiss could be a better film,
the recognition it gained from critics and at festivals speaks for itself.
- Donnie Yen

Happy is he who has gained the wealth of divine thoughts,
wretched is he whose beliefs about the gods are dark.
- Empedocles

Next to a battle lost, the greatest misery is a battle gained.
- Duke of Wellington

I don't think I even knew how big we were at the time.
It was mad.
I gained a lot through East 17 and I'm grateful for
being able to have that experience.
- Brian Harvey

There is much pleasure to be gained from useless knowledge.
- Bertrand Russell

Life yields only to the conqueror.
Never accept what can be gained by giving in.
You will be living off stolen goods,
and your muscles will atrophy.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Things gained through unjust fraud are never secure.
- Sophocles

It is safest to be moderately base -
to be flexible in shame,
and to be always ready for what is generous,
good, and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.
- Sydney Smith

I had gained the summit of a commanding ridge,
and, looking round with astonishing delight,
beheld the ample plains, the beauteous tracts below.
- Daniel Boone

I certainly gained a lot by reading about Shanghai.
- Ralph Fiennes

Fame and power are the objects of all men.
Even their partial fruition is gained by very few;
and that,
too, at the expense of social pleasure,
health, conscience, life.
- Benjamin Disraeli

The ambiguities of language, both in terms of vocabulary and syntax,
are fascinating: how important connotation is,
what is lost and what is gained in the linguistic transition.
- Marilyn Hacker

Knowledge once gained casts a light beyond its own immediate boundaries.
- John Tyndall

The first time I read an excellent work,
it is to me just as if I gained a new friend;
and when I read over a book I have perused before,
it resembles the meeting of an old one.
- George Gissing

Nothing ventured, nothing gained.
And venture belongs to the adventurous.
- Navjot Singh Sidhu

Like flats of today, terraces of houses gained a certain
anonymity from identical facades following identical floor plans and heights.
- Stephen Gardiner

If Edwards gained 60 pounds and lost all his hair,
he'd look like Dick Cheney!
- Neil Cavuto

Objects we ardently pursue bring little happiness when gained;
most of our pleasures come from unexpected sources.
- Herbert Spencer

The world is indebted for all triumphs
which have been gained by reason and humanity
over error and oppression.
- Thomas Jefferson

Nothing risque, nothing gained.
- Alexander Woollcott

Yes indeed I have gained a lot out of playing scales and etudes.
- James Galway

They envy the distinction I have won;
let them therefore,
envy my toils, my honesty, and the methods by which I gained it.
- Sallust

To be bowed by grief is folly; Naught is gained by melancholy;
Better than the pain of thinking,
Is to steep the sense in drinking.
- Alcaeus

Masood Ahmed brings to the position of director of
external relations extensive experience gained in a
range of senior positions in international finance and development.
- Rodrigo Rato

I think George Foreman must have gained about 350 lbs and is slow as ever.
- Larry Holmes

The experience gathered from books, though often valuable,
is but the nature of learning; whereas the experience
gained from actual life is one of the nature of wisdom.
- Samuel Smiles

The ability to perceive or think differently is more
important than the knowledge gained.
- David Bohm

I have frequently gained my first real insight into
the character of parents by studying their children.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

We gained a great deal of prestige, but not much money.
We liked to work so much we couldn't hide it and the
club owners paid us accordingly.
- Judy Holliday

The devil himself had probably redesigned Hell in the
light of information he had gained from observing airport layouts.
- Anthony Price

Learning hath gained most by those books by which the printers have lost.
- Thomas Fuller

Cinemas gained new young audiences who wanted films made for them.
- Andrzej Wajda

No ground gained was ever relinquished.
- Matthew B. Ridgway

The voice of the intellect is a soft one,
but it does not rest until it has gained a hearing.
- Sigmund Freud

It is this conception of the unity of the human career
which is perhaps the greatest achievement of historical study,
since it gained a place analogous to that of natural science.
- James H. Breasted

Was the crew well? Was I not? I had profited in many ways by the voyage.
I had even gained flesh, and actually weighed a pound
more than when I sailed from Boston.
- Joshua Slocum

I didn't wake up one morning and not be in the Replacements.
We're all that forever, and I've just grown older.
I mean, I haven't lost anything.
I've gained a few things.
- Paul Westerberg

In honour I gained them, and in honour I will die with them.
- Horatio Nelson

True dignity is never gained by place,
and never lost when honors are withdrawn.
- Philip Massinger

No matter how mistaken Communist ideas may be,
the experience and knowledge gained by trying them
out have given a tremendous impetus to thought and imagination.
- Anne Sullivan Macy

Hatred is gained as much by good works as by evil.
- Niccolo Machiavelli

The way I see things, the way I see life,
I see it as a struggle.
And there's a great deal of reward I have gained coming to that understanding -
that existence is a struggle.
- Harvey Keitel

Well the war lasted for three months,
from April of 1994 until the Tutsi army,
the exiles as it were, gained control of the country and then it stopped.
- Tony Greig

Men hate the individual whom they call avaricious only
because nothing can be gained from him.
- Voltaire

Physiology has, at last, gained control over the nerves
which stimulate the gastric glands and the pancreas.
- Ivan Pavlov

I had gained so much confidence through my college
achievements that I wanted to tackle the world.
- Donna Rice

It wasn't until late high school and early college
that I gained enough size and skill to make me welcome
on intramural basketball teams.
- Paul D. Boyer

My job is to suggest and ratify and use any expertise
that I might have gained over the 23 years in professional
hockey to make our game a better game.
- Bobby Hull

I have gained this from philosophy: that I do without
being commanded what others do only from fear of the law.
- Aristotle

To the press alone, chequered as it is with abuses,
the world is indebted for all the triumphs which have
been gained by reason and humanity over error and oppression.
- James Madison

You may lose by it now and then, but it will be a loss well gained if you do.
- Edward V. Lucas

The ideas gained by men before they are twenty-five
are practically the only ideas they shall have in their lives.
- William James

Fear? If I have gained anything by damning myself,
it is that I no longer have anything to fear.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

I gained 60 pounds, and I'm proud of it.
Why do I need to watch my weight when I'm pregnant?
I could eat whatever the hell I want to eat.
- Kate Hudson

We assume that everything's becoming more efficient,
and in an immediate sense that's true;
our lives are better in many ways.
But that improvement has been gained through a massively
inefficient use of natural resources.
- Paul Hawken

I gained direct knowledge of the life of the poor in big towns:
I have lived the narrowing mechanism of its conditioning and feared it.
- Ella Maillart

The soundtrack of O Brother is the most publicity I've gotten.
I don't feel that I have lost any of my old fans,
but I have gained new ones.
- Ralph Stanley

I feel good now.
I've gained all my weight back after getting stoned
for three weeks and not eating and not sleeping much.
I've been coming by my mom's and eating food.
- Marc Wallice

All the Baltic countries have been steadfast in support
of allies of the United States since they gained their
independence following the fall of the Soviet Union
and have continued to be supportive in the ongoing war on terror.
- John Shimkus


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