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Precedence Quotes

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For a successful technology, reality must take precedence over public relations,
for Nature cannot be fooled.
- Richard P. Feynman

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For me, nothing has ever taken precedence over being
a mother and having a family and a home.
- Jessica Lange

The lily and the rose in her fair face striving for precedence.
- Nathaniel Parker Willis

Your future takes precedence over your past.
Focus on your future, rather than on the past.
- Gary Ryan Blair

 

The film's dramatic requirements should always take
precedence over the mere aesthetics of editing.
- Edward Dmytryk

It has been surprising to me that so few conservatives
have voiced concern over the precedence that are being
set in favor of suppression by this so-called conservative administration.
- James Bovard

For scholarship - if it is to be scholarship -
requires,
in addition to liberty, that the truth take precedence
over all sectarian interests,
including self-interest.
- John Charles Polanyi

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There are only two places in the world where time takes
precedence over the job to be done.
School and prison.
- William Glasser

Reality must take precedence over public relations,
for nature cannot be fooled.
- Richard P. Feynman

To walk behind others on a road you are traveling together,
to give precedence to others without envy -
this is painful for an individual and painful for a nation.
- Gustav Stresemann

Let not England forget her precedence of teaching nations how to live.
- John Milton

My relationships with my loved ones always take precedence over work.
- Lexa Doig

Tiger is the greatest thing that's happened to the tour in a long time.
He has brought incredible attention to golf at a time
of year when football and the World Series always take precedence.
Everything I've heard about him seems to be true.
- Payne Stewart

A healthy and fully functioning society must allocate
its resources among a variety of competing interests,
all of which are more or less valid but none of which
should take precedence over national security.
- Herman Kahn

In a world of increasing inequality,
the legitimacy of institutions that give precedence
to the property rights of "the Haves" over the human
rights of "the Have Nots" is inevitably called into serious question.
- David Korten

The most interesting aspect for me, composing exclusively with patterns,
is that there is not one organizational procedure more
advantageous than another,
perhaps because no one pattern ever takes precedence over the others.
- Morton Feldman

A profound political question is suddenly on the table:
Must the country continue to give precedence to private
financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?
- William Greider

Sometimes songwriters and singers forget that.
They get a melody in their head and the notes will take precedence,
so that they wind up forcing a word onto a melody.
It doesn't ring true.
- Don Henley

Celebrate endings - for they precede new beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know that you cannot create great new beginnings
until you sincerely celebrate the endings that precede them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Good Endings precede Good Beginnings.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- Louisa May Alcott

Endings: sometimes a season of sorrow and grief.
Endings: what must precede new beginnings.
Life is an endless cycle of endings and beginnings.
Renewal and rebirth cannot occur without endings -
as the new year's crop can only be planted and flourish
in the decay of last year.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Strong convictions precede great actions.
- James Freeman Clarke

If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks
that precede cannon shots.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

Most people think that shadows follow,
precede or surround beings or objects.
The truth is that they also surround words,
ideas, desires, deeds, impulses and memories.
- Elie Wiesel

Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought.
- Douglas Horton

All the strength and force of man comes from his faith in things unseen.
He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak.
Strong convictions precede great actions.
- James Freeman Clarke

Love must precede hatred, and nothing is hated save
through being contrary to a suitable thing which is loved.
And hence it is that every hatred is caused by love.
- Thomas Aquinas

Each heartfelt prayer, each Church meeting attended,
each worthy friend, each righteous decision,
each act of service perfomed all precede that goal of eternal life.
- Thomas S. Monson

The popular, and one may say naive, idea is that peace
can be secured by disarmament and that disarmament
must therefore precede the attainment of absolute security and lasting peace.
- Ludwig Quidde

Simplicity does not precede complexity,
but follows it.
- Alan Perlis

Intelligence must follow faith, never precede it,
and never destroy it.
- Thomas Kempis

Party action should follow, not precede the creation
of a dominant popular sentiment.
- Judith Ellen Foster

Logic can often be reversed, but the effect does not precede the cause.
- Gregory Bateson

If you take the approach that you want to scrape every
last nickel off the table,
that'll work one or two times, but after awhile,
your reputation will precede you.
- Tom Hicks

The mind of a human being is formed only of comparisons
made in order to examine analogies,
and therefore cannot precede the existence of memory.
- Giacomo Casanova

Christian morality prefers remorse to precede lust,
and then lust not to follow.
- Karl Kraus

The rewards for those who persevere far exceed the
pain that must precede the victory.
- Ted W. Engstrom

Thought and theory must precede all salutary action;
yet action is nobler in itself than either thought or theory.
- Virginia Woolf

If the headache would only precede the intoxication,
alcoholism would be a virtue.
- Samuel Butler

Always remember that striving and struggle precede success,
even in the dictionary.
- Sarah Ban Breathnach

Cultural variety is always worth striving for,
but must never precede the declaration of human rights.
- Bjorn Ulvaeus

The ending of a job or a relationship
may appear as the darkest night,
but it is merely the Winter season -
the time of renewal and rebirth
that precedes the new planting -
the beginning of the next great cycle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Thoughts are things, and all the things in one's life
have a thought that precedes them.
- Ernest Holmes

In all science, error precedes the truth,
and it is better it should go first than last.
- Hugh Walpole

Genius is the very eye of intellect and the wing of thought;
it is always in advance of its time,
and is the pioneer for the generation which it precedes.
- William Gilmore Simms

Literature precedes genre.
- Rick Moody

The reputation of a man is like his shadow,
gigantic when it precedes him, and pigmy in its proportions when it follows.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

As a matter of fact is an expression that precedes
many an expression that isn't.
- Laurence J. Peter

Existence precedes and rules essence.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

Ones reputation is like a shadow, it is gigantic when it precedes you,
and a pigmy in proportion when it follows.
- Charles Maurice de Talleyrand

Sex is like washing your face - just something you do because you have to.
Sex without love is absolutely ridiculous.
Sex follows love, it never precedes it.
- Sophia Loren

The human race is the basis on which heaven is founded,
is because man was last created, and that which is
last created is the basis of all that precedes.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

I find my greatest pleasure, and so my reward,
in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
- Thomas A. Edison

Life is a predicament which precedes death.
- Henry James

Big thinking precedes great achievement.
- Wilferd A. Peterson

Destruction was effected after visitation,
for visitation always precedes.
- Emanuel Swedenborg

Recognition of function always precedes recognition of being.
- Rita Mae Brown

For the earliest period of the history of Israel,
all that precedes the building of the temple,
not a trace can be found of any sanctuary of exclusive legitimacy.
- Julius Wellhausen

Insurrection of thought always precedes insurrection of arms.
- Wendell Phillips

Our philosophy precedes from the belief that sport
is an inalienable part of the educational process and
a factor for promoting peace,
friendship, cooperation and understanding among peoples.
- Juan Antonio Samaranch

One might think that the money value of an invention
constitutes its reward to the man who loves his work.
But...
I continue to find my greatest pleasure,
and so my reward, in the work that precedes what the world calls success.
- Thomas A. Edison

There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation.
Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it,
and more severe than that which comes after it.
Remember the death of the Apostle of God,
and your sorrow will be lessened.
- Abu Bakr

Those Marriages generally abound most with Love and Constancy,
that are preceded by a long Courtship.
- Joseph Addison

If one must fight or create, it is necessary that this
be preceded by the broadest possible knowledge.
- Karel Capek

I don't think people were betting on me,
but they were giving me a chance.
I think I rode a wave there, by being different in
appearance than the girls who preceded me.
- Elisabeth Rohm

You can take as much as you can from the generation that has preceded you,
but then it's up to you to make something new.
- Jackson Browne

Spectacular achievement is always preceded by unspectacular preparation.
- Robert H. Schuller

We've seen so many films now, that you have to be on
par with the best films that have preceded you.
You just can't make any movie and it will be good.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

I agree with my colleagues, even the one who just preceded me,
that marijuana is probably a dangerous drug,
and I would not suggest that we do anything to encourage its use.
- Dana Rohrabacher


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