Quotes by importance
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Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe
German writer and poet 1749-1832
A creation of importance can only be produced when its author isolates himself, it is a child of solitude.
American humorist, criticus 1889-1945
A boy can learn a lot from a dog: obedience, loyalty, and the importance of turning around three times before lying down.
Roman poet 65-8 BC
A jest often decides matters of importance more effectual and happily than seriousness.
B. R. Ambedkar
Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
For a successful revolution it is not enough that there is discontent. What is required is a profound and thorough conviction of the justice, necessity and importance of political and social rights.
Joseph Rudyard Kipling
English writer 1865-1936
More men are killed by overwork than the importance of the world justifies.
Booker T. Washington
American Black Leader and Educator 1856-1915
To those of my race who... underestimate the importance of cultivating friendly relations with the Southern white man, who is their next-door neighbor, I would say, 'Cast down your bucket where you are'â€”cast it down in making friends in every manly way of the people of all races by whom we are surrounded.Source: Address at Atlanta International Exposition, Atlanta, Ga., 18 September 1895
Ralph Waldo Emerson
American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
A man's personal defects will commonly have with the rest of the world precisely that importance which they have to himself. If he makes light of them, so will other men.
American writer and poet 1899-1977
A work of art has no importance whatever to society. It is only important to the individual.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
Airs of importance are the credentials of impotence.
All film directors, whether famous or obscure, regard themselves as misunderstood or underrated. Because of that, they all lie. They're obliged to overstate their own importance.
Canadian professor and philosopher 1911-1980
American youth attributes much more importance to arriving at driver's license age than at voting age.
English writer 1894-1963
Amour is the one human activity of any importance in which laughter and pleasure preponderate, if ever so slightly, over misery and pain.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Any move made in a state of tension will be of more important, and will have more results, than it would have made in a state of eqilibrium. In times of maximum tension this importance will rise to an infinite degree.Source: On War (1832)
American financial journalist 1929-
By late 1953, going to New York on vacation, I had lined up several Time Inc. interviews - and what they did was give me a lifelong appreciation of the importance of luck in getting a job.
American pornographer 1936-2013
Celebrity gives us delusion of self importance.
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