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Standard Quotes

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Compassion is the universal standard of moral living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Related topics: Values Wisdom Life Human-Nature Psychology Inspirational

The very essence of the creative is its novelty,
and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
- Carl Rogers

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you.
Never excuse yourself.
- Henry Ward Beecher

In the absence of the gold standard,
there is no way to protect savings from confiscation through inflation.
There is no safe store of value.
- Alan Greenspan

 

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

We can only undo the election if the behavior meets
the constitutional standard of subverting and threatening
our system of government.
- Zoe Lofgren

It's just, for me, the natural standard:
a woman should be able to decide over her own body.
- Lasse Hallstrom

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The only way I would go back to hosting would be if
it were something entirely new.
It would prevent me from wanting to host a standard-fare kind of talk show.
- Garry Shandling

You can take a school like the University of Colorado,
with a selective admission standard.
It has a better caliber student going in,
so you ought to have a better caliber coming out.
- Roy Romer

So successful has been the camera's role in beautifying
the world that photographs,
rather than the world, have become the standard of the beautiful.
- Susan Sontag

If my impressions are correct, our educational planing
mill cuts down all the knots of genius,
and reduces the best of the men who go through it to much the same standard.
- Simon Newcomb

The standard formulation on remedy is that it ought
to cure past violations and prevent their recurrence.
That's what antitrust is all about.
- Charles James

Praise those of your critics for whom nothing is up to standard.
- Dag Hammarskjold

Maintaining our standard; that's our challenge day-in and day-out.
- Tim Rice

The art of advertisement, after the American manner,
has introduced into all our life such a lavish use of superlatives,
that no standard of value whatever is intact.
- Wyndham Lewis

A community is a group of people who have come together,
and they work and they live to try and improve the
standard of living and quality of life -
and I don't mean money.
- William Baldwin

The problems with First Ladies is that you have to set the standard.
My role is to be both star and slave.
- Imelda Marcos

On a standard space shuttle crew, two of the astronauts
have a test pilot background -
the commander and the pilot.
- Sally Ride

My greatest strength is common sense.
I'm really a standard brand - like Campbell's tomato
soup or Baker's chocolate.
- Katharine Hepburn

But God will have a people upon the earth to maintain the Bible,
and the Bible only, as the standard of all doctrines
and the basis of all reforms.
- Ellen G. White

It's also a reasonable scientific program to look at
the dynamics of the standard model and to try to prove
from that dynamics that it is computationally capable.
- Seth Lloyd

What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard,
even than what he condemns, of his own character,
information and abilities.
- Augustus Hare

The Lord of the Rings movie set an entirely new standard
for fantasy in the movies.
- Sarah Zettel

I expect the audience to come up to my level.
I am not interested in compromising my music to make
it palatable to an assumed sub-standard mass.
- Don Ellis

The young very seldom lead anything in our country today.
It's been quite some time since a younger generation
pushed an older one to a higher standard.
- Wynton Marsalis

Working mothers are just as likely to want to conform
to a standard of perfection and just as likely to suffer
from their failure to meet it as their stay-at-home counterparts.
- Melinda M. Marshall

Our aims are absolutely clear: They are a high living
standard in the country and a secure,
free and comfortable life.
- Vladimir Putin

When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue,
but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of
human life is no longer a code,
but a character.
- E. Stanley Jones

A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve,
taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
- Edmund Burke

Life should not be estimated exclusively by the standard of dollars and cents.
- Charles Goodyear

The destiny of world civilization depends upon providing
a decent standard of living for all mankind.
- Norman Borlaug

Television is just one more facet of that considerable
segment of our society that never had any standard but the soft buck.
- Raymond Chandler

If you play the very subtle jazz tunes with acoustic pianos,
acoustic bass and it's a dead standard,
you are going to play very differently.
It depends on the music.
- Lee Ritenour

A dwarf who brings a standard along with him to measure his own size,
take my word, is a dwarf in more articles than one.
- Laurence Sterne

Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair;
the rest is in the hands of God.
- George Washington

Last year in a historic move, the state of New York
passed the very first cigarette fire safety standard.
- Ed Markey

Cosmoe works on any of the standard filesystems available for Linux.
- Bill Hayden

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent,
and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high,
so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
- David Rockefeller

We may play in a contemporary rock vein,
use standard bebop themes, and many other things besides.
- Chuck Mangione

My favorite is still the one that I started off with,
which is a Les Paul Standard.
I've played that at every gig I've ever had.
And that's my starting point in the studio.
- Dan Hawkins

The standard growth theory tells us that economic growth
in per capita basis comes from mainly two sources:
capital deepening and total factor productivity growth,
or TFP growth.
- Toshihiko Fukui

Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world.
It means resilience in the face of adversity.
It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
- Brad Henry

In this age of globalization, instant real time media and television,
everyone all over the world realizes that high energy
usage equates with a high standard of living and wealth.
- John Olver

It has been said that the position of woman is the test of civilization,
and that of our women was secure.
In them was vested our standard of morals and the purity of our blood.
- Charles Eastman

While Congress saw some need to loosen the standard
in the initial days of a war,
it wanted the president to comply with FISA in carrying
out surveillance in the United States.
- Jonathan Turley

Practically the only way to dry the swamp of radical
Islam is through economic development and an improved standard of living.
- Yitzhak Rabin

I don't know if I have enough guts to do a whole standard jazz record.
- Gary Cherone

You go to Scandinavia, and you will find that people
have a much higher standard of living,
in terms of education, health care and decent paying jobs.
- Bernie Sanders

I think Maus I is better than Maus II.
The standard here is whether or not it's as good as
a great book of prose literature and by that standard,
no, it's not that great.
- Ted Rall

Government has never increased the standard of living
of one single human being in civilization's history.
For some reason that simple truth has evaded everybody.
- Steve Wynn

Fame comes with its own standard.
A guy who twitches his lips is just another guy with a lip twitch -
unless he's Humphrey Bogart.
- Sammy Davis, Jr.

We weren't afraid to mix some crazy styles into the
standard rockabilly look.
We also took a lot of different musical influences
that were part of that era.
- Brian Setzer

There's a Washington standard of casually putting things off the record.
It's really gone too far.
I don't know an easy way to turn it back.
- Adam Clymer

A standard international language should not only be simple,
regular, and logical, but also rich and creative.
- Edward Sapir

Measured by any standard, white or black,
Washington must be regarded today as one of the great men of this country:
and in the future he will be so honored.
- Ray Stannard Baker

Over time, the federal government should move the nation to a single standard,
clean-burning gasoline.
- Mark Kirk

I want ordinary people to enjoy a decent standard of living,
with ever increasing security, comfort and joy.
- Gloria Macapagal Arroyo

The standard entertainment industry reaction to Hollywood's
box office slump reveals the same shallow,
materialistic mindset that helped create the problem in the first place.
- Michael Medved

An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard
is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions.
They seem to sense...
that gold and economic freedom are inseparable.
- Alan Greenspan

I began taking liberties a long time ago;
now it is standard practice for most directors to ignore the rules.
- Michelangelo Antonioni

People have set that up as a standard,
not to recognize a prophet in his own country.
- Sun Ra

I came over here and worked for rock magazines,
and I worked for Rolling Stone, which has a very high standard of journalism,
a very good research department.
- Kurt Loder

You can't raise the standard of women's morals by raising their pay envelope.
It lies deeper than that.
- Billy Sunday

Even as we ought to accept that each country would
progress with a different method and speed toward that goal,
the standard for the expected end-state should not be lowered.
- Recep Tayyip Erdogan

Every generation renews itself in its own way;
there's always a reaction against whatever is standard.
- Sol LeWitt

In my case, I pay a standard premium to participate
in the Federal Employees' Health Benefits Plan for
my wife and myself out of each month's paycheck.
- Virgil Goode

A mode of conduct, a standard of courage,
discipline, fortitude and integrity can do a great
deal to make a woman beautiful.
- Jacqueline Bisset

Thinking in generations also means enabling our young
to have a decent standard of living.
- Paul Tsongas

Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game,
you really do train to play.
It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife.
You can get away with not doing it for a while,
as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness.
- Graeme Le Saux

As a governor and senator, John Chafee set the standard
for honesty and decency that the rest of us on our
best days could only dream to emulate.
- John McCain

I love young men, lots of them, your ancient masculine double standard.
- Vera Miles


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