Quotes: approaches

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  • Cato the Elder
    Cato the Elder
    Roman senator and historian 234-149 BC
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    I think the first virtue is to restrain the tongue; he approaches nearest to gods who knows how to be silent, even though he is in the right.
  • Adlai E. Stevenson II
    Adlai E. Stevenson II
    American lawyer, politician, and diplomat 1900-1965
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    A politician is a statesman who approaches every question with an open mouth.
  • All that you may achieve or discover you will regard as a fragment of a larger pattern of the truth which from the separate approaches every true scholar is striving to descry.
  • Carol Loomis
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    Approaches to determining stock values vary, but fundamentally, each company judging itself undervalued is saying that its future stream of earnings justifies a higher price than the stock market is willing to accord it.
  • Benjamin Haydon
    Benjamin Haydon
    British artist 1786-1846
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    Art is a reality, not a definition; inasmuch as it approaches a reality, it approaches perfection, and inasmuch as it approaches a mere definition, it is imperfect and untrue.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    Asset managers have different approaches, and I don't wish to suggest there is only one way to run money. There are many ways one can attempt to reduce risk, improve performance, lower drawdowns and reduce volatility.
  • John Updike
    John Updike
    American writer and criticus 1932-
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    Being naked approaches being revolutionary; going barefoot is mere populism.
  • Wendy Cope
    Wendy Cope
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    Bloody men are like bloody buses - you wait for about a year and as soon as one approaches your stop two or three others appear.
  • Abraham Cowley
    Abraham Cowley
    English poet
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    Enjoy the present hour, be thankful for the past, And neither fear nor wish th' approaches of the last.
  • Heywood Brown
    Heywood Brown
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    He who dies a thousand deaths meets the final hour with the calmness of one who approaches a well remembered door.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
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    History gets thicker as it approaches recent times: more people, more events, and more books written about them. More evidence is preserved, often, one is tempted to say, too much. Decay and destruction have hardly begun their beneficent work.
  • Andrew Cohen
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    I'm suspicious of any man or woman who approaches their own liberation with any kind of gender bias.
  • Idealism is fine, but as it approaches reality the cost becomes prohibitive.
  • Swami Ramdas
    Swami Ramdas
    Indian saint, philosopher, philanthropist and pilgrim 1884-1963
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    Just as a flower gives out its fragrance to whomsoever approaches our uses it, so love from within us radiates towards everybody and manifests as spontaneous service.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
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    Man approaches the unattainable truth through a succession of errors.
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