Quotes of Contemptible

“ When you get right down to the root of the meaning of the word "succeed," you find that it simply means to follow through. ”

- F. W. Nichol

“ Democracy means not "I am as good as you are" but "You are as good as I am. ”

- Theodore Parker

“ What it means is that the president decided to engage our brains rather than open the taxpayers' wallets immediately, and what he wants to do is to conduct a quick, prompt review,... FOX News Sunday. ”

- Donald Rumsfeld

“ Get place and wealth, if possible with grace; If not, by any means get wealth and place. ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Who wooed in haste and means to wed at leisure. ”

- William Shakespeare

“ Freedom is not an ideal, it is not even a protection, if it means nothing more than freedom to stagnate, to live without dreams, to have no greater aim than a second car and another television set. ”

- Adlai E. Stevenson

“ There is no dignity quite so impressive, and no one independence quite so important, as living within your means. ”

- Calvin Coolidge

“ Deficit reduction is not an end in itself. It is the means to an end,... Canadians must now decide what kind of country they want to build with the hard-won dividend. ”

- Jean Chretien

“ Perfect courage means doing unwitnessed what he would be capable of with the world looking on. ”

- Francois De La Rochefoucauld

“ I'll not listen to reason. Reason always means what someone else has got to say. ”

- Elizabeth Gaskell

“ If you seek truth, you will not seek by every means to gain a victory; and if you have found truth, you will have the gain of not being defeated. ”

- Epictetus

“ If you hear a voice within you saying, "You are not a painter," then by all means paint and that voice will be silenced. ”

- Vincent van Gogh

“ And now, I am dying beyond my means. ”

- Oscar Wilde

“ I do not consider it an insult, but rather a compliment to be called an agnostic. I do not pretend to know where many ignorant men are sure - that is all that agnosticism means. ”

- Clarence Darrow

“ Do all the good you can, By all the means you can, In all the ways you can, In all the places you can, At all the times you can, To all the people you can, As long as ever you can. ”

- John Wesley

“ No one means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous. ”

- Henry Adams

“ Remember if people talk behind your back, it only means you're two steps ahead! ”

- Fannie Flagg

“ Success doesn't mean the absence of failures; it means the attainment of ultimate objectives. It means winning the war, not every battle. ”

- Edwin C. Bliss

“ To what base ends, and by what abject ways,Are mortals urg'd through sacred lust of praise! ”

- Alexander Pope

“ Perfection of means and confusion of goals seem - in my opinion - to characterize our age. ”

- Albert Einstein

“ When the President does it, that means that it is not illegal. ”

- Richard M. Nixon

“ The vote means nothing to women. We should be armed. ”

- Edna O’Brien

“ The bigger the information media, the less courage and freedom they allow. Bigness means weakness. ”

- Eric Sevareid

“ Friendship is a disinterested commerce between equals; love, an abject intercourse between tyrants and slaves. ”

- Oliver Goldsmith

“ The word bipartisan means some larger-than-usual deception is being carried out. ”

- George Carlin

“ Isocrates adviseth Demonicus, when he came to a strange city, to worship by all means the gods of the place. ”

- Robert Burton

“ Knowing reality means constructing systems of transformations that correspond, more or less adequately, to reality. ”

- Jean Piaget

“ This 'telephone' has too many shortcomings to be seriously considered as a means of communication. The device is inherently of no value to us. — Western Union internal memo, 1876. ”

- Unknown

“ Radical simply means "grasping things at the root.". ”

- Angela Y. Davis

“ But wealth is a great means of refinement; and it is a security for gentleness, since it removes disturbing anxieties. ”

- Donald G. Mitchell
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