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I'm not an outstanding personality, and I'm certainly no beauty. Acting ability is all I've got to trade on.
George E. Allen
American political operative 1896-1973
People of mediocre ability sometimes achieve outstanding success because they don't know when to quit. Most men succeed because they are determined to.
German - American physicist 1879-1955
According to this conception, the sole function of education was to open the way to thinking and knowing, and the school, as the outstanding organ for the people's education, must serve that end exclusively.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Any complex activity, if it is to be carried on with any degree of virtuosity, calls for appropriate gifts of intellect and temperament. If they are outstanding and reveal themselves in exceptional achievements, their possessor is called a 'genius'.Source: On War (1832)
American football quarterback and coach 1934-
During the course of my football and business careers, I have had the great honor of meeting and associating with many outstanding leaders.
American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
Jews and homosexuals are the outstanding creative minorities in contemporary urban culture. Creative, that is, in the truest sense: they are creators of sensibilities. The two pioneering forces of modern sensibility are Jewish moral seriousness and homosexual aestheticism and irony.
American writer, author and journalist 1953-
Lots of people can write a good first page but to sustain it, that's my litmus test. If I flip to the middle of the book and there's a piece of dialogue that's just outstanding, or a description, then I'll flip back to the first page and start it.
Richard Buckminster Fuller
American poet, philosopher and inventor 1895-1983
Now there is one outstanding important fact regarding spaceship earth, and that is that no instruction book came with it.
American businessman, founder Wal-Mart Stores 1918-1992
Outstanding leaders go out of the way to boost the self-esteem of their personnel. If people believe in themselves, it's amazing what they can accomplish.
American author 1912-1989
The Crucifixion and other historical precedents notwithstanding, many of us still believe that outstanding goodness is a kind of armor, that virtue, seen plain and bare, gives pause to criminality. But perhaps it is the other way around.
German-born American political theorist 1906-1975
The defiance of established authority, religious and secular, social and political, as a world-wide phenomenon may well one day be accounted the outstanding event of the last decade.
Arnold J. Toynbee
British historian and author 1889-1975
The extinction of race consciousness as between Muslims is one of the outstanding achievements of Islam, and in the contemporary world there is, as it happens, a crying need for the propagation of this Islamic virtue.
American author, entrepreneur, philanthropist and life coach 1960-
The higher your energy level, the more efficient your body The more efficient your body, the better you feel and the more you will use your talent to produce outstanding results.
Benjamin N. Cardozo
American lawyer and jurist 1870-1938
The outstanding truths of life, the great and unquestioned phenomena of society, are not to be argued away as myths and vagaries when they do not fit within our little moulds. If necessary, we must remake the moulds.
American football coach 1931-2007
Writing headlines is a specialty - there are outstanding writers who will tell you they couldn't write a headline to save their lives.
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