Quotes by performed
Quotes 1 till 15 of 30.
American poet 1885-1972
There are few things more difficult than to appraise the work of a man suddenly dead in his youth; to disentangle ''promise'' from achievement; to save him from that sentimentalizing which confuses the tragedy of the interruption with the merit of the work actually performed.
Johann Kaspar Lavater
Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
Carl von Clausewitz
Prussian general and military 1780-1831
Action in war is like movement in a resistant element. Just as the simplest and most natural of movements, walking, cannot easily be performed in water, so in war it is difficult for normal efforts to achieve even moderate results.Source: On War (1832) Ch. 7, as translated by Michael Howard and Peter P
English writer 1667-1745
Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
American stand-up comedian and actor 1969-
As a comic, I've heard gunshots while I'm trying to get to sleep. I've performed where people wanted to do you harm after the show because of something you said.
British theatrical producer and theatre owner 1946-
Audiences aren't going to get rid of me. One thing I can say, with absolute certainty, is that my shows will still be performed when I'm dead, buried and forgotten. They're going to absolutely outlive me, which is a wonderful thing to think about.
American politician 1954-
Circumcision is obligatory for Jewish-born males - it must be performed on the eighth day after birth and is only postponed in the case of threat to the life or health of the child. Muslim parents also circumcise their male children.
American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
Duties are not performed for duty's sake, but because their neglect would make the man uncomfortable. A man performs but one duty -the duty of contenting his spirit, the duty of making himself agreeable to himself.
American industrialist 1835-1919
Every act you have ever performed since the day you were born was performed because you wanted something.
Russian teacher and writer 1873-1949
Every ceremony or rite has a value if it is performed without alteration. A ceremony is a book in which a great deal is written. Anyone who understands can read it. One rite often contains more than a hundred books.
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison
American journalist, essayist and memoirist 1934-2002
Fantasies are more than substitutes for unpleasant reality; they are also dress rehearsals, plans. All acts performed in the world begin in the imagination.
English writer 1709-1784
Few things are impossible to diligence and skill. Great works are performed not by strength, but perseverance.
English writer 1709-1784
Great works are performed not by strength but by perseverance.
American singer-songwriter 1949-
I hadn't performed by myself in a while. It feels very natural to me, and I assume people come for the very same reasons as they do when I'm with the band: to be moved, for something to happen to them.
Lord George Byron
English poet 1788-1824
I like his holiness very much, particularly since an order, which I understand he has lately given, that no more miracles shall be performed.
Subjects in these quotes:
All performed famous quotes and sayings you will always find on greatest-quotations.com 30 found