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  • Henry David Thoreau
    Henry David Thoreau
    American writer 1817-1862
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    The mass never comes up to the standard of its best member, but on the contrary degrades itself to a level with the lowest.
  • B. R. Ambedkar
    B. R. Ambedkar
    Indian jurist, economist and politician 1891-1956
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    A people and their religion must be judged by social standards based on social ethics. No other standard would have any meaning if religion is held to be necessary good for the well-being of the people.
  • Hugh Blair
    Hugh Blair
    Scottish minister of religion, author and rhetorician 1718-1800
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    The great standard of literature as to purity and exactness of style is the Bible.
  • Brandi Carlile
    Brandi Carlile
    American singer-songwriter and producer 1981-
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    'Hallelujah' is going to be a standard that our grandkids, our great-great grandkids will learn to sing in church. It's one of those really, really special songs.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
    American journalist 1960-
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    'J'eet jet?' is still the standard way for a Pittsburgher to ask if you're ready for a meal, but the meal itself is no longer limited to chipped ham and an Iron City beer.
  • Burnie Burns
    Burnie Burns
    American writer, actor, producer and director 1973-
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    'The Amazing Race' has always been the gold standard of reality television to me. It's smart, it's funny, and it's entertaining as hell.
  • Edmund Burke
    Edmund Burke
    English politician and philosopher 1729-1797
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    A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
  • Ben Bernanke
    Ben Bernanke
    American economist 1953-
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    A gold standard doesn't imply stability in the prices of the goods and services that people buy every day, it implies a stability in the price of gold itself.
  • Bob Beauprez
    Bob Beauprez
    American politician and member 1948-
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    Although it was created with the best of intentions, the federal government's Renewable Fuel Standard (RFS) program has become one of the worst and most costly boondoggles ever foisted on the American public.
  • Alan Greenspan
    Alan Greenspan
    American economist 1926-
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    An almost hysterical antagonism toward the gold standard is one issue which unites statists of all persuasions. They seem to sense... that gold and economic freedom are inseparable.
  • Burton Richter
    Burton Richter
    American physicist 1931-2018
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    As accelerators reach higher and higher energies, we may need a new Standard Model, or, at least, today's may need to be modified, but that's the way science operates.
  • Myriam Miedzian
    Myriam Miedzian
    American philosopher and author
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    As long as male behavior is taken to be the norm, there can be no serious questioning of male traits and behavior. A norm is by definition a standard for judging; it is not itself subject to judgment.
  • Theodore Parker
    Theodore Parker
    American minister 1810-1860
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    As society advances the standard of poverty rises.
  • Samuel Johnson
    Samuel Johnson
    English writer 1709-1784
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    Criticism, as it was first instituted by Aristotle, was meant as a standard of judging well.
  • Alexander Graham Bell
    Alexander Graham Bell
    Scottish-born scientist, inventor, engineer, and innovator 1847-1922
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    Educate the masses, elevate their standard of intelligence, and you will certainly have a successful nation.
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