Quotes of Credentials

“ Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence. ”

- Johann Kaspar Lavater

“ It is satisfying for the descendant of a dissident refugee from Elizabeth I to present his credentials to Elizabeth II. ”

- Kingman Brewster

“ A New York divorce is in itself a diploma of virtue. ”

- Edith Wharton

“ A BMW can't take you as far as a diploma. ”

- Joyce A. Myers

“ When you design a program without proper academic credentials and rigor, what you have is a diploma mill. ”

- Michael Green

“ A diploma only proves that you know how to look up answers. ”

- Solomon Short

“ I can't give you a sure-fire formula for success, but I can give you a formula for failure: try to please everybody all the time. ”

- Herbert Bayard Swope

“ If I were a woman, I would never trust men who say they are feminists. Either they are acting out of guilt, trying to establish credentials, or they think they might be able to pick up more girls. If I were a woman, I would say, go away and have your first period… ”

- David Thomas

“ People who come up with "It may not work" or "What are we going to do if it fails?" do not have the credentials to be businessmen. If there is only a 1 percent chance of success, a true businessperson sees that 1 percent as the spark to light a fire. ”

- Woo Choong Kim

“ There is no question but that if Jesus Christ, or a great prophet from another religion, were to come back today, he would find it virtually impossible to convince anyone of his credentials despite the fact that the vast evangelical machine on American television is predicated on His imminent return among us sinners. ”

- Peter Ustinov
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