Quotes: appropriate

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  • Malcolm Muggeridge
    Malcolm Muggeridge
    British Broadcaster 1903-1990
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    Few men of action have been able to make a graceful exit at the appropriate time.
  • A majority of women seem to consider themselves sent into the world for the sole purpose of displaying dry goods, and it is only when acting the part of an animated milliner's block that they feel they are performing their appropriate mission.
  • Bill Shuster
    Bill Shuster
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    America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
  • Any complex activity, if it is to be carried on with any degree of virtuosity, calls for appropriate gifts of intellect and temperament. If they are outstanding and reveal themselves in exceptional achievements, their possessor is called a 'genius'.
    Source: On War (1832)
  • Albert J. Nock
    Albert J. Nock
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    Assuming that man has a distinct spiritual nature, a soul, why should it be thought unnatural that under appropriate conditions of maladjustment, his soul might die before his body does; or that his soul might die without his knowing it?
  • Ida P. Rolf
    Ida P. Rolf
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    Form and function are a unity, two sides of one coin. In order to enhance function, appropriate form must exist or be created.
  • Arne Jacobsen
    Arne Jacobsen
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    I am going to be working on bathroom fittings for a company in the USA, and then I thought it was appropriate to simplify the fittings and, thus, lowering the cost.
  • Caleb Carr
    Caleb Carr
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    I, like most of my friends, couldn't believe I bought a mountain called Misery Mountain, because it was so appropriate.
  • In suggesting gifts: Money is appropriate, and one size fits all.
  • Bob Ehrlich
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    It's appropriate to celebrate public service, and the thoughtful people who choose to serve. They symbolize what is good and decent about this historic citizen legislature, and we thank them.
  • Caitriona Balfe
    Caitriona Balfe
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    Many children with cancer in the developing world can be cured. But without appropriate treatment, few survive.
  • Ben Horowitz
    Ben Horowitz
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    Many of the people that you lay off will have closer relationships with the people who stay than you do, so treat them with an appropriate level of respect.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Parents and children seldom act in concert: each child endeavors to appropriate the esteem or fondness of the parents, and the parents, with yet less temptation, betray each other to their children.
  • People who passionately want to believe that the world is basically simple react to this with a fury that goes beyond what I consider appropriate for discussing a programming language.
  • Barbara Ehrenreich
    Barbara Ehrenreich
    American author and political activist 1941-
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    Personally, I have nothing against work, particularly when performed, quietly and unobtrusively, by someone else. I just don't happen to think it's an appropriate subject for an ''ethic.''
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