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Degrees Quotes

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Those who play with the devil's toys
will be brought by degrees to wield his sword.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

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Coming out involves varying degrees of difficulty that are affected by class,
race, religion, and geography.
- Lance Loud

We boil at different degrees.
- Clint Eastwood

Of course the orders all converge backward in time,
to different degrees.
- George G. Simpson

 

On occasion we need to make a second effort -
and a third effort,
and a fourth effort, and as many degrees of effort
as may be required to accomplish what we strive to achieve.
- Thomas S. Monson

Imagination is not the exclusive appanage of artists,
but belongs in varying degrees to all men.
- George Henry Lewes

Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers,
rivers run to seas.
- John Dryden

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Where studious of ease, I slumbered seven years,
and then lost by degrees.
- Christopher Anstey

Well, I have an undergraduate degree,
a couple of bachelor's degrees, from the U.S.
Merchant Marine Academy.
- Mark Kelly

The difference of the degrees in which the individuals
of a great community enjoy the good things of life
has been a theme of declaration and discontent in all ages.
- William Herschel

Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt...
doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel
beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont

We all need money, but there are degrees of desperation.
- Anthony Burgess

One of my degrees was a science degree in biology.
- Elizabeth Moon

Do you not see with your own eyes the chrysalis fact
assume by degrees the wings of fiction?
- Alfred de Vigny

Today, over half of China's undergraduate degrees are in math,
science technology and engineering, yet only 16 percent
of America's undergraduates pursue these schools.
- Cathy McMorris

There are considerable advantages to using many degrees
of freedom to store information,
stability and controllability being perhaps the most important.
- Seth Lloyd

We're going to turn this team around 360 degrees.
- Jason Kidd

I have actually five honorary degrees.
- Katherine Dunham

We must make a radical turn, at 360 degrees.
- Todor Zhivkov

The economy in the Valley will need to grow if students
want to come back and work with their specialized degrees.
We need to develop more to create more opportunities.
- Frank Murphy

To be successful in life what you need is education,
not literacy and degrees.
- Munshi Premchand

We have had a very severe frost and deep snow this month.
My thermometer was one day fourteen degrees and a half
below the freezing point,
within doors.
- Gilbert White

O, how glorious would it be to set my heel upon the
Pole and turn myself 360 degrees in a second!
- Joseph Banks

If we openly declare what is wrong with us,
what is our deepest need, then perhaps the death and
despair will by degrees disappear.
- J. B. Priestley

I started in 1946 in radio.
I was ten years old.
I was discovered singing in a school play.
Someone was in the audience and it's six degrees of separation.
- Hector Elizondo

The interval between a cold expectation and a warm
desire may be filled by expectations of varying degrees
of warmth or by desires of varying degrees of coldness.
- Samuel Alexander

I know that we're being inexorably taken over by the Americans.
Without a doubt.
I don't mean invaded or anything like that,
just taken over.
By degrees.
- Gordon Lightfoot

God will not look you over for medals degrees or diplomas,
but for scars.
- Elbert Hubbard

Perfection is attained by slow degrees;
it requires the hand of time.
- Voltaire

So imagine a world 6 degrees warmer.
It's not going to recognize geographical boundaries.
It's not going to recognize anything.
So agriculture regions today will be wiped out.
- Steven Chu

Climatologists are all agreed that we'd be lucky to
see the end of this century without the world being
a totally different place,
and being 8 or 9 degrees hotter on average.
- James Lovelock

It was the defining event and remains a thousand degrees hot.
- John Archibald Wheeler

I consider that there are different degrees of civilization
and there are many different ways of expressing it.
But one is civilized or is not.
- Flora Lewis

Art is not predictable.
Art is not golf, as great as that may be.
There are 360 degrees of choice to make.
- Tina Weymouth

Now he must not go the wrong way round the circuit,
and unless he can spin himself stationary through 360
degrees I fail to see how he can avoid doing so.
- Murray Walker

It is not a field of a few acres of ground,
but a cause, that we are defending, and whether we
defeat the enemy in one battle,
or by degrees, the consequences will be the same.
- Thomas Paine

Cuvier had preceded Lamarck in specifying the kinds
and degrees of variation,
which his own observations and critical judgment of
the reports of others led him to admit.
- Richard Owen

The love of domination and an uncontrolled lust of
arbitrary power have prevailed among all nations and
perhaps in proportion to the degrees of civilization.
- Mercy Otis Warren

Virtue must be valuable, if men and women of all degrees pretend to have it.
- Edgar Watson Howe

There is a method in man's wickedness;
it grows up by degrees.
- Francis Beaumont

It makes little difference how many university courses
or degrees a person may own.
If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another,
his education is incomplete.
- Norman Cousins

Our climate is changing.
The Earth's climate has, in fact, warmed by 1.1 to
1.6 degrees Fahrenheit since the industrial revolution.
People look at this and say: Oh, that is not very much.
In fact, it is very much, and it changes the dynamic.
It impacts species.
It kills some.
It diminishes the carbon sink of the ocean.
It does a number of things.
- Diane Feinstein

I think young writers should get other degrees first,
social sciences, arts degrees or even business degrees.
What you learn is research skills, a necessity because
a lot of writing is about trying to find information.
- Irvine Welsh

It is now possible to quantify people's levels of happiness
pretty accurately by asking them,
by observation, and by measuring electrical activity in the brain,
in degrees from terrible pain to sublime joy.
- Polly Toynbee

Our great history has been that people came to Michigan
because you didn't have to have a college degree to get a good-paying job.
Consequently, we have got a larger number of our population
that right now are facing outsourcing,
et cetera, without higher or advanced degrees.
- Jennifer M. Granholm

You must realize that honorary degrees are given generally
to people whose SAT scores were too low to get them
into schools the regular way.
As a matter of fact, it was my SAT scores that led
me into my present vocation in life,
comedy.
- Neil Simon

To that class we may leave it to refine the vernacular dialects of the country,
to enrich those dialects with terms of science borrowed
from the Western nomenclature,
and to render them by degrees fit vehicles for conveying
knowledge to the great mass of the population.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

Your body must become familiar with its death -
in all its possible forms and degrees -
as a self-evident,
imminent, and emotionally neutral step on the way towards
the goal you have found worthy of your life.
- Dag Hammarskjold

I'm working on a snow scene right now,
and it's summer.
It's hot, and I will get chilly.
I'll have to turn on the heat.
My wife walks in, and it's 95 degrees in the studio.
I know it's nutty, but it's a projection you have where
you step into the painting.
- Thomas Kinkade

For whatever be the knowledge which we are able to obtain of God,
either by perception or reflection, we must of necessity
believe that He is by many degrees far better than
what we perceive Him to be.
- Origen

We can't drive our SUVs and eat as much as we want
and keep our homes on 72 degrees at all times...
and then just expect that other countries are going to say OK.
That's not leadership.
That's not going to happen.
- Barack Obama

There is also a perfection of degrees,
by which a person performs all the commands of God,
with the full exertion of all his powers,
without the least defect.
This is what the law of God requires,
but what the saints cannot attain to in this life.
- Charles Buck

It seems incontrovertible to me that there is a global
warming effect and that it is going to be serious,
probably not in the amount of, say, six degrees warming,
but it's likely that we'll get two to three degrees
warming and that will be serious enough.
- Bjorn Lomborg

Cage's Music of Changes was a further indication that
the arts in general were beginning to consciously deal
with the "given" material and,
to varying degrees, liberating them from the inherited,
functional concepts of control.
- Earle Brown

Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character;
it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort,
and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the
burdens of self-restraint.
- Lewis H. Lapham

In particular, this arm has 7 degrees-of-freedom that
makes the overall motion of the arm very complex so that,
before you start driving the arm, you should be very
familiar with all the position it can get.
- Umberto Guidoni

This circulating medium has a natural tendency to lessen
by degrees the value and the use of money,
and finally to render it powerless; and consequently
to sweep away all the crushing masses of fraud,
iniquity, cruelty, corruption and imposition that are built upon it.
- Josiah Warren

I don't believe in fate or destiny.
I believe in various degrees of hatred,
paranoia, and abandonment.
However much of that gets heaped upon you doesn't matter -
it's only a matter of how much you can take and what it does to you.
- Henry Rollins

I have three degrees in history and only one in law,
but since I came back to specialize in constitutional
law where history is so essentially a part and an explanation of much that exists,
the two disciplines blended very well.
- Frank Scott

As, however, the port in reality lies in thirty-two
degrees thirty-four minutes,
according to the observations that have been made,
they went much beyond it, thus making the voyage much
longer than was necessary.
- Junipero Serra

This year, we must address the Colorado Paradox.
We have more college degrees per capita than any state.
Yet we lag the nation in the percentage of students
who go on to higher education.
- Bill Owens

Man becomes great exactly in the degree
in which he works for the welfare of his fellow-men.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

leading by example creates a degree of
loyalty and overall success
that cannot be achieved through
issuing orders from a lofty office.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The only reason we don't open our hearts and minds to other people
is that they trigger confusion in us
that we don't feel brave enough or sane enough to deal with.
To the degree that we look clearly and compassionately at ourselves,
we feel confident and fearless about looking into someone else's eyes.
- Pema Chodron

All differences in this world
are of degree, and not of kind,
because oneness is the secret of everything.
- Swami Vivekananda

Heaven is within us, and we experience it
to the degree that we become conscious of it.
- Ernest Holmes

While it is natural to feel some degree of
need for the approval of others, be careful.
If you find yourself unwilling to
take actions that others disapprove of,
you have lost control of your own life
and have given your destiny to others.
An excessive need-for-approval
is a sign of low self-esteem,
and in severe cases, a condition termed co-dependency.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People will, in a great degree,
and not without reason,
form their opinion of you upon
that which they have of your friends;
and there is a Spanish proverb
which says very justly,
"Tell me whom you live with,
and I will tell you who you are.
- Lord Chesterfield

Do you not know that there comes a midnight hour
when every one has to throw off his mask?
Do you believe that life will always let itself be mocked?
Do you think you can slip away a little before midnight
in order to avoid this? Or are you not terrified by it?
I have seen men in real life who so long deceived others
that at last their true nature could not reveal itself;...
In every man there is something which to a certain degree
prevents him from becoming perfectly transparent to himself;
and this may be the case in so high a degree,
he may be so inexplicably woven into relationships of life
which extend far beyond himself that he almost cannot reveal himself.
But he who cannot reveal himself cannot love,
and he who cannot love is the most unhappy man of all.
- Soren Kierkegaard

A very small degree of hope
is sufficient to cause the birth of love.
- Henri B. Stendhal

Take young researchers, put them together in virtual seclusion,
give them an unprecedented degree of freedom and turn
up the pressure by fostering competitiveness.
- James D. Watson


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