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There is no short cut to achievement.
Life requires thorough preparation -
veneer isn't worth anything.
- George Washington Carver

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A thorough knowledge of the Bible is worth more than a college education.
- Theodore Roosevelt

I want to make a summing up, brief and to the point,
but thorough.
I have never suppressed a word in my books out of regard
for other people and their prejudices.
- John Henry Mackay

Some people are making such thorough preparation for
rainy days that they aren't enjoying today's sunshine.
- William Feather

 

We were criticized throughout that investigation for being too thorough,
for taking too long.
But time has proved the correctness of that approach.
- Kenneth Starr

Accept business only at a price permitting thoroughness.
Then do a thorough job, regardless of cost to us.
- Arthur C. Nielsen

A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough
gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London.
- Charles Kingsley

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Our pat-down approach is very similar to what is being utilized in Europe and,
as we know, around the world.
It's even much more thorough in other parts of the world.
- John Pistole

As far as missile defense is concerned,
a very thorough consultation process is underway.
- Gerhard Schroder

In light of the recent controversy surrounding foreign management of U.S.
Ports, a thorough review of foreign management of U.S.
airports needs to occur.
- Jon Porter

The only fence against the world is a thorough knowledge of it.
- John Locke

The shock caused by the September 11 events has also
lead to a thorough reflection on the existing disparity
between rich and poor countries,
on the misery of populations of the South.
- Omar Bongo

The American people depend on these federal employees to process,
investigate, and adjudicate applications for immigration
rights and benefits in a timely and thorough manner.
- Joe Baca

Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial;
but if honest,
and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead
to full establishment of the truth.
- Ambrose Bierce

We have today a fairly thorough knowledge of the early
Greco-Roman period because our motivations are the same.
- Arthur Erickson

Paul is a very creative artist but I'm more that thorough,
meticulous, disciplined nut.
- Art Garfunkel

The one exclusive sign of thorough knowledge is the power of teaching.
- Aristotle

Stories serve the purpose of consolidating whatever
gains people or their leaders have made or imagine
they have made in their existing journey thorough the world.
- Chinua Achebe

Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in
Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling,
and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough
and unbiased investigation.
- Adam Schiff

For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent.
What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice,
necessity and importance of political and social rights.
- B. R. Ambedkar

We've had such thorough training, we've had an excellent team on the ground.
With the minor glitches that have occurred,
we've been able to take care of them.
And the teams on the ground are getting tons of incredible data.
- Laurel Clark

To illustrate what I mean, an apt dancer may be in
thorough unison with the others in that particular group,
and at the same time reveal a difference in dancing temperament,
rhythm or technique; she may phrase,
accentuate or actually interpret differently.
- Florenz Ziegfeld

Contrary to popular accounts, very few scientists in the world -
possibly none -
have a sufficiently thorough,
"big picture" understanding of the climate system to
be relied upon for a prediction of the magnitude of global warming.
To the public, we all might seem like experts,
but the vast majority of us work on only a small portion of the problem.
- Roy Spencer

I beg of you always to dwell upon the necessity of
a thorough understanding of principles,
in order to stop the vivacity of his mind,
and please do not forget to meditate upon the subject of our discussion.
- Nicolas Malebranche

I retired from public Business from a thorough Conviction
that it was not in my Power to do any Good,
and very much disgusted with Measures,
which appeared to me inconsistent with common Policy and Justice.
- George Mason

In the economic sphere, the program demanded thorough
decentralization and managerial independence of enterprises,
as well as legalization of small-scale private enterprise,
especially in the service sector.
- Alexander Dubcek

I then endeavoured to show that it is more especially
in the thorough conformity with law which natural phenomena
and natural products exhibit,
and in the comparative ease with which laws can be stated,
that this difference exists.
- Hermann von Helmholtz

Whatever I do, I attempt to do it fully.
I try, and don't always succeed, to be thorough.
There are musicians who do not know their worth,
and if they knew it at one time, it has eluded them.
I know my worth.
You try not to dwell in the past.
- Bill Dixon

The revision of the books of Judges,
Samuel,
and Kings, undertaken towards the end of the Babylonian exile,
a revision much more thorough than is commonly assumed,
condemns as heretical the whole age of the Kings.
- Julius Wellhausen

Well, our statute provides us with authority to conduct
a very broad inquiry basically to provide an investigation of 9/11 that's thorough,
complete and will withstand the scrutiny of history.
- Richard Ben-Veniste

There will be no politics, no ifs and buts;
if we see something and feel that work needs to be done,
we will get people here we can rely on and ensure it
is done in the same thorough way as our other projects.
- Ian Botham

For, with pure water the inversion of cane sugar scarcely
proceeds and subsequently it required very thorough,
difficult studies before this effect and its order
of magnitude were established.
- Wilhelm Ostwald

But I don't think there has ever been anything written
on the nature of violent man as deep and as thorough as Shakespeare's Titus.
I think it puts all modern movies and modern exploitations of violence to shame.
- Julie Taymor

A system of morality which is based
on relative emotional values
is a mere illusion, a thoroughly vulgar conception
which has nothing sound in it and nothing true.
- Socrates

No distance of place or lapse of time can lessen the friendship
of those who are thoroughly persuaded of each other's worth.
- Robert Southey

Our desires always disappoint us;
for though we meet with something that gives us satisfaction,
yet it never thoroughly answers our expectation.
- Elbert Hubbard

Life should not be a journey to the grave
with the intention of arriving safely
in a pretty and well preserved body,
but rather to skid in broadside in a cloud of smoke,
thoroughly used up, totally worn out,
and loudly proclaiming, "Wow! What a Ride!"
- Hunter S. Thompson

An educated man is thoroughly inoculated against humbug,
thinks for himself and tries to give his thoughts,
in speech or on paper, some style.
- Alan K. Simpson

So I plan to prepare thoroughly and have several outfits
waiting in the wings in case of inclement weather.
- Lisa Guerrero

No one is so thoroughly superstitious as the godless man.
- Harriet Beecher Stowe

He knows the tax code as thoroughly as the pope knows the Lord's Prayer.
- William Proxmire

So you get two good hours on the field about every day,
you get about an hour and a half in the meeting room
and that's pretty much all you need to thoroughly coach your team.
- Steve Spurrier

Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
- Thomas A. Edison

The more thoroughly I conduct scientific research,
the more I believe that science excludes atheism.
- Lord Kelvin

Restlessness is discontent and discontent is the first necessity of progress.
Show me a thoroughly satisfied man and I will show you a failure.
- Thomas A. Edison

I missed jazz, kind of.
And by the time I came to it in life,
it was too intimidating to enjoy thoroughly.
- Warren Zevon

Thoroughly read all your contracts.
I really mean thoroughly.
- Bret Michaels

It is a thoroughly anti-christian doctrine that the Spirit of God,
and therefore the life and governing power of the Church,
resides in the ministry, to the exclusion of the people.
- Charles Hodge

Some theists in evolutionary science acquiesce to these
tacit rules and retain a personal faith while accepting
a thoroughly naturalistic picture of physical reality.
- Phillip E. Johnson

I had to examine myself very thoroughly to find the right path personally.
- Fritz Sauckel

No thoroughly occupied person was ever found really miserable.
- Walter Savage Landor

At first, I thoroughly enjoyed being famous.
- Phil Donahue

If you're going to do a thing, you should do it thoroughly.
If you're going to be a Christian, you may as well be a Catholic.
- Muriel Spark

Bill and Hillary Clinton are the most investigated
couple in American history -
now the most thoroughly exonerated couple in American history.
- Paul Begala

We need to consider nominations as thoroughly and carefully
as the American people deserve.
No one is entitled to a free pass to a lifetime appointment to the Supreme Court.
- Patrick Leahy

It is as pleasant as it is unusual to see thoroughly
good people getting their deserts.
- Charles Williams

Although spoken English doesn't obey the rules of written language,
a person who doesn't know the rules thoroughly is at a great disadvantage.
- Marilyn vos Savant

No matter how thoroughly a person may have learned the Greek alphabet,
he will never be in a condition to repeat it backwards
without further training.
- Hermann Ebbinghaus

I can choose to accelerate my disease to an alcoholic
death or incurable insanity,
or I can choose to live within my thoroughly human condition.
- Mercedes McCambridge

I'm not dumb.
I just have a command of thoroughly useless information.
- Bill Watterson

The data, however, do indicate that Christians who
see Jews through a 17th-century lens,
believing that most are thoroughly religious,
are thoroughly wrong.
- Marvin Olasky

I always had a desire to know asylum life more thoroughly -
a desire to be convinced that the most helpless of God's creatures,
the insane, were cared for kindly and properly.
- Nellie Bly

There is an ancient saying among men that you cannot
thoroughly understand the life of mortals before the man has died,
then only can you call it good or bad.
- Sophocles

There is no one thoroughly despicable.
We cannot descend much lower than an idiot;
and an idiot has some advantages over a wise man.
- William Hazlitt

Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame,
but to know thoroughly one's own virtues or powers
are the characteristics of an excellent man.
- Satchel Paige

She thoroughly understands what no other Church has ever understood,
how to deal with enthusiasts.
- Thomas B. Macaulay

The lesson I have thoroughly learnt,
and wish to pass on to others,
is to know the enduring happiness that the love of a garden gives.
- Gertrude Jekyll

I had examined myself pretty thoroughly and discovered
that I was unfit for military service.
- Joseph Heller

Corruption has its own motivations, and one has to
thoroughly study that phenomenon and eliminate the
foundations that allow corruption to exist.
- Eduard Shevardnadze

There must be a beginning of any great matter,
but the continuing unto the end until it be thoroughly
finished yields the true glory.
- Francis Drake

I feel my story has been exercised very thoroughly and very frequently.
- Jack Kilby


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