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American activist 1905-1995
Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week.
English poet 1714-1763
A poet that fails in writing becomes often a morose critic. The weak and insipid white wine makes at length excellent vinegar.
English playwright and poet 1564-1616
Alas, poor Yorick! I knew him, Horatio: a fellow of infinite jest, of most excellent fancy. Where be your jibes now, your gambols, your songs, your flashes of merriment that were wont to set the table on a roar?
Dutch Philosopher and Theologian 1632-1677
All excellent things are as difficult as they are rare.
Ada Louise Huxtable
American architecture critic and writer 1921-2013
An excellent job with a dubious undertaking, which is like saying it would be great if it wasn't awful.
An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards, himself his own dungeon.
Elizabeth Barrett Browning
English poet 1806-1861
At painful times, when composition is impossible and reading is not enough, grammars and dictionaries are excellent for distraction.
American celebrity chef and restaurateur 1964-
Charcoal or gas. Both give excellent results, so choose the one that best suits your style of cooking.
French Writer 1651-1715
Children are excellent observers, and will often perceive your slightest defects. In general, those who govern children, forgive nothing in them, but everything in themselves.
Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
Conviction never so excellent, is worthless until it coverts itself into conduct.
Norwegian dramatist 1828-1906
Don't use that foreign word ''ideals.'' We have that excellent native word ''lies.''
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
During the Great Depression, levels of crime actually dropped. During the 1920s, when life was free and easy, so was crime. During the 1930s, when the entire American economy fell into a government-owned alligator moat, crime was nearly non-existent. During the 1950s and 1960s, when the economy was excellent, crime rose again.
Sir John Lubbock
British statesman and banker 1834-1913
Earth and sky, woods and fields, lakes and rivers, the mountain and the sea, are excellent schoolmasters, and teach some of us more than we can ever learn from books.
Every journalist has a novel in him, which is an excellent place for it.
English writer 1834-1903
Examples would indeed be excellent things were not people so modest that none will set, and so vain that none will follow them.
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