Quotes of Appraisal

“ It is a very high goal which, with our weak powers, we can reach only very inadequately, but which gives a sure foundation to our aspirations and valuations. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ The chief justice developed a fever today and was taken to the Virginia Hospital Center for evaluation. ”

- Ed Turner

“ The only man who behaved sensibly was my tailor; he took my measurement anew every time he saw me, while all the rest went on with their old measurements and expected them to fit me. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ This is the time for a consensus nominee. ”

- Charles Schumer

“ When one cannot appraise out of one's own experience, the temptation to blunder is minimized, but even when one can, appraisal seems chiefly useful as appraisal of the appraiser. ”

- Marianne Moore

“ How you measure the performance of your managers directly affects the way they act. ”

- John Dearden

“ Appraisals are where you get together with your team leader and agree what an outstanding member of the team you are, how much your contribution has been valued, what massive potential you have and, in recognition of all this, would you mind having your salary halved. ”

- Guy Browning

“ If I had refused to institute a negotiation or had not persevered in it, I would have been degraded in my own estimation as a man of honor. ”

- John Adams

“ There's a belief that it has probably passed. We'll see, but that's the general assessment that it has probably passed. ”

- Condoleezza Rice

“ The latest scientific assessment has almost doubled the predicted rate of warming if no changes are made. ”

- Donella Meadows

“ I don't have a problem with someone having plastic surgery, but I think it's crazy for everyone to have the same body. ”

- Eva Green

“ My overall assessment, Mr. Bolton, is that you have nothing but disdain for the United Nations. ”

- Barbara Boxer

“ Like all sciences and all valuations, the psychology of women has hitherto been considered only from the point of view of men. ”

- Karen Horney

“ In my estimation, the only thing that is more to be guarded against than bad taste is good taste. ”

- Russell Lynes

“ A man is a kind of inverted thermometer, the bulb uppermost, and the column of self-valuation is all the time going up and down. ”

- Oliver Wendell Holmes

“ I do not welcome such steps. The court should provide legal appraisal of this. ”

- Viktor Yushchenko

“ Poverty is never by the grace of God in the estimation of a New-Englander. It comes to him by post from the other direction. ”

- Henry Ward Beecher

“ It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe. ”

- Henry James

“ Evaluate what you want — because what gets measured, gets produced. ”

- James A. Belasco

“ The only man I know who behaves sensibly is my tailor; he takes my measurements anew each time he sees me. The rest go on with their old measurements and expect me to fit them. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ The trouble with measurement is its seeming simplicity. ”

- Unknown

“ The trouble with measurement is its seeming simplicity. ”

- Unknown

“ True genius resides in the capacity for evaluation of uncertain, hazardous, and conflicting information. ”

- Winston Churchill

“ All the extraordinary men I have known were extraordinary in their own estimation. ”

- Woodrow T. Wilson

“ The bitterness of poor quality remains long after low pricing is forgotten! ”

- Leon M. Cautillo

“ A genius is a person who is seeing further and probing deeper than other people has a different set of ethical valuations from their and has energy enough to give effect to this extra vision and its valuations in whatever manner best suits his or her. ”

- George Bernard Shaw

“ There has to be an inner peace process that treats gang members like traumatized war victims who lack counseling, jobs, and respect. A lot of that has got to be self-administered in affinity groups, counseling groups, in jail and out of jail, with resources and professional help. ”

- Tom Hayden

“ This is one of the paradoxes of the democratic movement — that it loves a crowd and fears the individuals who compose it — that the religion of humanity should have no faith in human beings. ”

- Walter Lippmann

“ Always this same morbid interest in other people and their doings, their privacies, their dirty linen, always this air of alertness for personal happenings, personalities, personalities, personalities. Always this subtle criticism and appraisal of other people, this analysis of other people's motives… ”

- D. H. Lawrence

“ Every sign is subject to the criteria of ideological evaluation. The domain of ideology coincides with the domain of signs. They equate with one another. Wherever a sign is present, ideology is present, too. Everything ideological possesses semiotic value. ”

- V. N. Volosinov
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