Quotes by prestige

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  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
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    Even diseases have lost their prestige, there aren't so many of them left. Think it over... no more syphilis, no more clap, no more typhoid... antibiotics have taken half the tragedy out of medicine.
  • T. Boone Pickens
    T. Boone Pickens
    American business magnate and financier 1928-
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    Far too many executives have become more concerned with the ''four P's'' - pay, perks, power and prestige - rather than making profits for shareholders.
  • A. J. P. Taylor
    A. J. P. Taylor
    British historian 1906-1990
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    In my opinion, most of the great men of the past were only there for the beer - the wealth, prestige and grandeur that went with the power.
  • Most teams aren't teams at all but merely collections of individual relationships with the boss. Each individual vying with the others for power, prestige and position.
  • Ken Keyes Jr
    Ken Keyes Jr
    American personal growth author and lecturer 1921-1995
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    No one that ever lived has ever had enough power, prestige, or knowledge to overcome the basic condition of all life - you win some and you lose some.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
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    People have not been horrified by war to a sufficient extent... War will exist until that distant day when the conscientious objector enjoys the same reputation and prestige as the warrior does today.
  • C. Wright Mills
    C. Wright Mills
    American sociologist 1916-1962
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    Prestige is the shadow of money and power. Where these are, there it is. Like the national market for soap or automobiles and the enlarged arena of federal power, the national cash-in area for prestige has grown, slowly being consolidated into a truly national system.
  • Bernard Crick
    Bernard Crick
    British political theorist 1929-2008
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    Quite apart from the prestige of technology, people do, after all, prefer a simple idea to a complex one.
    Source: In Defence Of Politics Ch. 5, A Defence Of Politics Against Technology, p
  • Anthony Kennedy
    Anthony Kennedy
    American lawyer and jurist 1936-
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    Sometimes it is easy... to enhance your prestige by not exercising your responsibility, but that's not been the tradition of the court.
  • James Thurber
    James Thurber
    American cartoonist 1894-1961
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    Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed - but never the husband).
  • Camille Paglia
    Camille Paglia
    American academic and social critic 1947-
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    The damage done to U.S. prestige by the feckless, buffoonish George W. Bush will take years to repair.
  • Benjamin Graham
    Benjamin Graham
    British-born American economist, professor and investor 1894-1976
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    The existence of such a war chest might go far to strengthen our prestige and frighten off any would be assailant.
    Source: Storage and Stability Part II, Ch. VIII, Ultimate Uses of the Stored Uni
  • Brendan Myers
    Brendan Myers
    Canadian philosopher and author 1974-
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    The philosophical spirit is not satisfied to simply accept what it is told, no matter how much prestige the teller seems to have. This is true even if the teller is a god.
  • Barry Marshall
    Barry Marshall
    Australian physician, Nobel Prize Laureate in Physiology 1951-
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    There is no other prize in any country that carries the prestige that a Nobel bestows.
  • Adolph Green
    Adolph Green
    American lyricist and playwright 1914-2002
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    We had a certain kind of really big prestige among, I suppose not just intellectual folk, but a sort of nice middle class intelligent folk of a very urban nature.
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