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Strict Quotes

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I have always found that mercy bears
richer fruits than strict justice.
- Abraham Lincoln

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I basically became a cheerleader because I had a very strict mom.
That was my way of being a bad girl.
- Sandra Bullock

I have found no greater satisfaction than achieving
success through honest dealing and strict adherence to the view that,
for you to gain, those you deal with should gain as well.
- Alan Greenspan

I grew up before there were strict leash laws.
- Beverly Cleary

 

I love playing in Fantomas, which is very strict in terms of composition.
- Trevor Dunn

Chaplin was notoriously strict with his sons and rarely
gave them spending money.
- Gene Tierney

I was born in Paris in 1950.
I had a strict upper-class Catholic education but I
never really fitted in the system and revolted against it quite early.
- Francois Gautier

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I am not strict vegan, because I'm a hedonist pig.
If I see a big chocolate cake that is made with eggs,
I'll have it.
- Grace Slick

My mom was definitely very strict with me.
- Gloria Estefan

It is also worth asking whether the strict limitations
of Geneva make sense in a war against terrorists.
- John Yoo

What I do say is that I can write verse,
and that the writing of verse in strict form is the
best possible training for writing good prose.
- Philip Pullman

Intelligent analysis of the composer's intention and
strict adherence to it automatically ensures sincerity.
- Kate Smith

I had redesigned my entire amplifier system for this
tour because airlines are very strict now.
- Lee Ritenour

Sir Larry could be very strict and a disciplinarian,
too.
He had many faces; he wore many hats.
But, ultimately, he loved the theater and he loved actors.
- Derek Jacobi

First, Resolve upon, and daily endeavour to practise,
a life of seriousness and strict sobriety.
- David Brainerd

My father is a Jehovah's Witness, and he raised us
under a very strict hand.
- Damon Wayans

Among the southern tribes, on the contrary,
hats were sometimes worn in the dance,
although this was not considered in strict accordance with the doctrine.
- James Mooney

I am afraid the Spanish American has not always a very strict regard for truth.
- Edward Burnett Tylor

Remember, as long as you live, that nothing but strict
truth can carry you through the world,
with either your conscience or your honor unwounded.
- Lord Chesterfield

I lay a lot of blame at the feet of Dusty Baker for
not being more strict about fundamentals,
which I think would give the team a stronger day-to-day identity.
- Billy Corgan

Strict conservation of energy in the elementary process
had thus been confirmed also by a negative experiment.
- Walther Bothe

I think what my parents did was perfect.
They were strict, concerned about my safety and held me back just a little.
- Dan O'Brien

To seduce a woman famous for strict morals,
religious fervor and the happiness of her marriage:
what could possibly be more prestigious?
- Christopher Hampton

History creates comprehensibility primarily by arranging
facts meaningfully and only in a very limited sense
by establishing strict causal connections.
- Johan Huizinga

I go to the gym five days a week and I have a personal trainer.
I am on a strict diet, which is kind of hard to keep up with on the road,
but I stick to it as well as I can.
- Lou Gramm

Make your educational laws strict and your criminal ones can be gentle;
but if you leave youth its liberty you will have to dig dungeons for ages.
- Michel de Montaigne

I stand for strict economy in governmental affairs.
- Harry F. Byrd

Session work makes you more strict.
You can't hit notes all over the place.
You've got to make each one really count.
- Ritchie Blackmore

Literary fiction, as a strict genre,
is all but dead.
Meanwhile, most genres flourish.
- Dean Koontz

Strict justice would demand total confiscation of your property,
personal imprisonment and fines.
- Zebulon Pike

If none were to Marry, but Men of strict Vertue and Honour,
I doubt the World would be but thinly peopled.
- Mary Astell

In being strict, you were able to control.
- Joseph Jackson

If men are wont to play with swearing anywhere,
can we expect they should be serious and strict therein
at the bar or in the church.
- Isaac Barrow

I have a very strict gun control policy:
if there's a gun around,
I want to be in control of it.
- Clint Eastwood

Logic: The art of thinking and reasoning in strict
accordance with the limitations and incapacities of
the human misunderstanding.
- Ambrose Bierce

We're more sexually repressed than men,
having been given a much more strict puritanical code
of behavior than men ever have.
- Kate Millett

Love is as strict as acting.
If you want to love somebody, stand there and do it.
If you don't, don't.
There are no other choices.
- Tyne Daly

Attend with Diligence and strict Integrity to the Interest
of your Correspondents and enter into no Engagements
which you have not the almost certain Means of performing.
- George Mason

If you're always strict with yourself,
life gets miserable.
And we're supposed to enjoy life.
- Mia Maestro

Perhaps it should only be added that the Gorean master,
though often strict, is seldom cruel.
The girl knows, if she pleases him, her lot will be an easy one.
- John Norman

None of them going to treat me bad, honey,
I'm too strict for that.
- Alberta Hunter

I love good food but I follow strict rules the days I perform.
- Jose Carreras

I'm very strict with my packing and have everything in its right place.
I never change a rule.
I hardly use anything in the hotel room.
I wheel my own wardrobe in and that's it.
- Charlie Watts

I worked three and then six hours a day in my studio
with strict discipline and emotion.
I obtained awards usually granted to other foreigners
during the end-of-year admission tests.
- Ralph Allen

I didn't think of myself as a lead player,
especially when we did live shows, because me and Keith
used to switch around all the time.
He'd take a lead, I'd play rhythm.
Sometimes even within one song.
It wasn't strict and regimented.
- Mick Taylor

There couldn't be better parents than mine,
loving yet strict.
They disciplined with love.
A child without discipline is, in away,
a lost child.
You cannot have freedom without discipline.
- Ricardo Montalban

In music, the punctuation is absolutely strict,
the bars and rests are absolutely defined.
But our punctuation cannot be quite strict,
because we have to relate it to the audience.
In other words we are continually changing the score.
- Ralph Richardson

I think you have to be a little bit strict.
You can't be friend and their parent in a lot of situations,
especially in this day and age where it's so dangerous for kids.
So there's a bit of sternness, I guess,
in the way I raise my kids.
- Tim McGraw

Only by strict specialization can the scientific worker become fully conscious,
for once and perhaps never again in his lifetime,
that he has achieved something that will endure.
A really definitive and good accomplishment is today
always a specialized act.
- Max Weber

Being a teenager, I would think they were real strict,
and I would get upset, but I'm glad they were like that.
They didn't let us do whatever we wanted.
We weren't allowed to date until we were,
like, juniors in high school.
- Denise Richards

Whence it follows that God is absolutely perfect,
since perfection is nothing but magnitude of positive reality,
in the strict sense, setting aside the limits or bounds
in things which are limited.
- Gottfried Leibniz

The old series of sittings with Mrs.
Piper convinced me of survival for reasons which I
should find it hard to formulate in any strict fashion,
but that was their distinct effect.
- Oliver Joseph Lodge

Fighters today are much bigger, stronger and quicker
and not only that but referees,
judges and doctors back then were very strict and if
your head got busted up the fight would be stopped.
- Larry Holmes

The principle that certain sins should not receive
the Church's testimony of forgiveness was probably no novelty at all,
but had been applied in various churches;
perhaps,
however, with no strict consistency.
- Robert Rainy

It's like a piece of music; you never lose sight of the theme.
Each scene pushes off to the next like music builds
and you can almost hear the next chord progression,
so it has a strict structure, which is very compelling.
- David Strathairn

Boyfriends have to understand me and my needs.
They have to know what I want out of my life and about my strict regime.
I go to bed at 10pm and not later.
I separate my professional and private lives.
- Anna Kournikova

Having refuted, then, as well as we could,
every notion which might suggest that we were to think
of God as in any degree corporeal,
we go on to say that, according to strict truth,
God is incomprehensible, and incapable of being measured.
- Origen

We know that this man has a proven record of being
a 'strict constructionist.'
Our President has given us his word that he will interpret
the Constitution rather than make new laws from the bench.
- Rod Parsley

The right honourable gentleman caught the Whigs bathing,
and walked away with their clothes.
He has left them in the full enjoyment of their liberal positions,
and he is himself a strict conservative of their garments.
- Benjamin Disraeli

For myself, therefore, I desire to declare that the
principle that will govern me in the high duty to which
my country calls me is a strict adherence to the letter
and spirit of the Constitution as it was designed by those who framed it.
- Martin Van Buren

Like an apparently strict musical form it breaks the
five minute whole into its structural parts -
a descriptive preamble,
the action of taking the cards, the development of
the cards' manipulation and the revelation of what has been achieved.
- Gavin Bryars

But it must not be thought that I say this out of personal experience:
for in the many years that I have been before the public
my secret methods have been steadily shielded by the
strict integrity of my assistants,
most of whom have been with me for years.
- Harry Houdini

What impressed me particularly in Vienna was the strict order everywhere.
No mob disturbances of any kind, in spite of the greatly
increased liberty and relaxation of police regulations.
- Fritz Kreisler

We must have the time to create strict rules so that
property is not sold by Communist managers for a low price.
They often get payments under the table to sell to the first bidder.
This does not build public support for a market economy.
- Vaclav Klaus

In terms of work I've always had a Bad Attitude in
that I won't work anywhere which requires me to work
strict hours or follow a dress code.
I don't know if that's an Asperger's thing or not,
I think it's just being reasonable.
- Bram Cohen

Having now reached a point where danger might be reasonably
apprehended from strolling war parties of Indians,
spies were kept in advance and strict diligence observed
in the duty of sentinels.
- William Henry Ashley

I work very hard on all my poems, but most of the work
consists of trying not to sound as if I had worked.
I try to make them sound as natural as possible,
but within a quite strict form, which to my ears has
a lot to do with musical rhythm and sound.
- Anne Stevenson

When I wrote The Virgin Suicides, I gave myself very
strict rules about the narrative voice:
the boys would only be able to report what they had
seen or found or what had been told to them.
- Jeffrey Eugenides

Our parents were very strict.
Not in a brutal or awful way, but there were definite rules,
such as after six on a school night you didn't go out,
and at weekends you had to be home by a certain time.
It wasn't particularly sheltered, but we were well brought-up.
- Caroline Corr

I think all kids think their parents are strict.
My parents aren't superstrict, but they seem to be stricter than most.
But even though it's like, 'Oh, gosh,
I've gotta be in at this time,' they know what they're doing.
I have great parents.
- Cody Linley

Like, in high school, I was a good student and got straight As.
It was very strict and you couldn't do well there unless you studied very hard,
but every time there was any trouble,
I was the first person they would be talking to.
- Elizabeth Wurtzel


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