Quotes: degrees

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  • Alfred de Vigny
    Alfred de Vigny
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    Do you not see with your own eyes the chrysalis fact assume by degrees the wings of fiction?
  • Elbert Hubbard
    Elbert Hubbard
    American writer and publisher 1859-1915
    Elbert Hubbard
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    God will not look you over for medal, degrees or diplomas, but for scars.
  • William Shakespeare
    William Shakespeare
    English playwright and poet 1564-1616
    William Shakespeare
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    I will name you the degrees. The first, the Retort Courteous; the second, the Quip Modest; the third, the Reply Churlish; the fourth, the Reproof Valiant; the fifth, the Countercheck Quarrelsome; the sixth, the Lie with Circumstance; the seventh, the Lie Direct.
  • John Dryden
    John Dryden
    English poet and playwright 1631-1700
    John Dryden
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    Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers, rivers run to seas.
  • Norman Cousins
    Norman Cousins
    American Editor, Humanitarian, Author 1915-1990
    Norman Cousins
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    It makes little difference how many university courses or degrees a person may own. If he cannot use words to move an idea from one point to another, his education is incomplete.
  • Bjorn Lomborg
    Bjorn Lomborg
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    It seems incontrovertible to me that there is a global warming effect and that it is going to be serious, probably not in the amount of, say, six degrees warming, but it's likely that we'll get two to three degrees warming and that will be serious enough.
  • Comte de Lautréamont
    Comte de Lautréamont
    French poet born in Uruguay 1846-1870
    Comte de Lautréamont
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    Melancholy and sadness are the start of doubt... doubt is the beginning of despair; despair is the cruel beginning of the differing degrees of wickedness.
  • Burgess Owens
    Burgess Owens
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    On our way to the Super Bowl XV Championship, the Oakland Raiders played a frigid 1981 AFC playoff game in Cleveland, in which the temperatures plunged to -35 degrees. I remember looking up in the stands to see a dedicated Cleveland Brown fan celebrating topless.
  • Voltaire
    Voltaire
    French writer and philosopher (ps. of François Marie Arouet) 1694-1778
    Voltaire
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    Perfection is attained by slow degrees; she requires the hand of time.
  • Aldous Huxley
    Aldous Huxley
    English writer 1894-1963
    Aldous Huxley
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    Pure Spirit, one hundred degrees proof - that's a drink that only the most hardened contemplation-guzzlers indulge in. Bodhisattvas dilute their Nirvana with equal parts of love and work.
  • Bob Newhart
    Bob Newhart
    American stand-up comedian and actor 1929-
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    Richard Pryor introduced me to the world of the inner city, and the urban world, and did it hysterically. My favorite comedian, even though we work 180 degrees differently, but funny is funny is funny.
  • George Macaulay Trevelyan
    George Macaulay Trevelyan
    British historian and academic 1876-1962
    George Macaulay Trevelyan
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    Socrates gave no diplomas or degrees, and would have subjected any disciple who demanded one to a disconcerting catechism on the nature of true knowledge.
  • Giordano Bruno
    Giordano Bruno
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    The beginning, middle, and end of the birth, growth, and perfection of whatever we behold is from contraries, by contraries, and to contraries; and whatever contrariety is, there is action and reaction, there is motion, diversity, multitude, and order, there are degrees, succession and vicissitude.
  • Francis Beaumont
    Francis Beaumont
    English writer and poet 1584-1616
    Francis Beaumont
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    There is a method in man's wickedness; it grows up by degrees.
  • Francis Beaumont
    Francis Beaumont
    English writer and poet 1584-1616
    Francis Beaumont
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    There is method in man's wickedness, it grows up by degrees,
    Source: A King and No King 5, 4
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