Quotes: tremendous

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  • Oliver Goldsmith
    Oliver Goldsmith
    Irish writer and poet 1728-1774
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    A modest woman, dressed out in all her finery, is the most tremendous object of the whole creation.
  • H. Ross Perot
    H. Ross Perot
    American businessman & politician, founder EDS 1930-
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    Business is not just doing deals; business is having great products, doing great engineering, and providing tremendous service to customers. Finally, business is a cobweb of human relationships.
  • W. H. Auden
    W. H. Auden
    American poet 1907-1973
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    A tremendous number of people in America work very hard at something that bores them. Even a rich man thinks he has to go down to the office everyday. Not because he likes it but because he can't think of anything else to do.
  • Søren Kierkegaard
    Søren Kierkegaard
    Danish philosopher 1813-1855
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    Because of its tremendous solemnity death is the light in which great passions, both good and bad, become transparent, no longer limited by outward appearances.
  • Cab Calloway
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    Bubbles was a very good dancer. Tremendous dancer. He was one of our leading dancers of the country at that time. And, of course, he didn't have much of a voice.
  • Buffalo Bill
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    But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind.
    Source: An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (1920)
  • Ann Oakley
    Ann Oakley
    British sociologist, writer 1944-
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    Clearly, society has a tremendous stake in insisting on a woman's natural fitness for the career of mother: the alternatives are all too expensive.
  • Even if you overcome a tremendous challenge and feel the personal victory, it's simply not powerful enough. It may activate your left brain, which says, 'I have achieved,' but it will not activate your more social right brain, which desperately desires to say, 'Look, Ma, I did it!'
  • Ben Horowitz
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    Going public today is fraught with peril on many levels. One is earnings guidance. If you miss guidance, the stock price becomes very volatile. Short sellers can put a tremendous downward pressure on the stock.
  • Ben Hecht
    Ben Hecht
    American writer, playwright 1894-1964
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    Hollywood held this double lure for me, tremendous sums of money for work that required no more effort than a game of pinochle.
  • Bruce Conner
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    I had a tremendous horror of going into the Army. That is probably why I went to college for so long.
  • Mao Tse-Tung
    Mao Tse-Tung
    Chinese politician 1893-1976
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    I have witnessed the tremendous energy of the masses. On this foundation it is possible to accomplish any task whatsoever.
  • Antonia Fraser
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    I think there's a tremendous split between people who've been through a war and people who haven't.
  • Ann Bancroft
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    I wanted to be a teacher, but I was a lousy student, one of the slowest readers. It was a tremendous struggle. But I'm lucky I had some teachers who saw something in me.
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
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    I'm not a genius. I'm just a tremendous bundle of experience.
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