Quotes: calculated

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  • Bill Blass
    Bill Blass
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    Each individual piece is a calculated attempt to entice women to add to their wardrobe.
  • Anne Tyler
    Anne Tyler
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    I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage.
  • William Cobbett
    William Cobbett
    British journalist 1762-1835
    William Cobbett
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    Nothing is so well calculated to produce a death-like torpor in the country as an extended system of taxation and a great national debt.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
    Maxwell Maltz
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    Often the difference between a successful person and a failure is not one has better abilities or ideas, but the courage that one has to bet on one's ideas, to take a calculated risk - and to act.
  • George S. Patton
    George S. Patton
    American Army General during World War II 1885-1945
    George S. Patton
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    Take calculated risks. This is quite different from being rash.
  • Maxwell Maltz
    Maxwell Maltz
    American surgeon and author 1899-1975
    Maxwell Maltz
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    We must have courage to bet on our ideas, to take the calculated risk, and to act. Everyday living requires courage if life is to be effective and bring happiness.
  • Thornton Wilder
    Thornton Wilder
    American writer and playwright 1897-1975
    Thornton Wilder
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    Winning children (who appear so guileless) are children who have discovered how effective charm and modesty and a delicately calculated spontaneity are in winning what they want.
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