Quotes: criterion

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  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
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    A slender acquaintance with the world must convince every man that actions, not words, are the true criterion of the attachment of friends.
  • Marshall Mcluhan
    Marshall Mcluhan
    Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
    Marshall Mcluhan
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    Appetite is essentially insatiable, and where it operates as a criterion of both action and enjoyment (that is, everywhere in the Western world since the sixteenth century) it will infallibly discover congenial agencies (mechanical and political) of expression.
  • Carl Rogers
    Carl Rogers
    American psychologist 1902-1987
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    I believe that the testing of the student's achievements in order to see if he meets some criterion held by the teacher, is directly contrary to the implications of therapy for significant learning.
  • Eleanor Roosevelt
    Eleanor Roosevelt
    American "First Lady" and columnist 1884-1962
    Eleanor Roosevelt
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    Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
  • Barbara Tuchman
    Barbara Tuchman
    American historian 1912-1989
    Barbara Tuchman
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    Perhaps by this time the 14th century was not quite sane. If enlightened self-interest is the criterion of sanity, in the verdict of Michelet, no epoch was more naturally mad.
    Source: A Distant Mirror
  • Albert Low
    Albert Low
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    The criterion of simplicity requires that the minimum number of assumptions be postulated.
  • Lord Greville
    Lord Greville
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    The criterion of true beauty is that it increases on examination; if false, that it lessens. There is therefore, something in true beauty that corresponds with right reason, and is not the mere creation of fancy.
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