Quotes by well-spent

Quotes 106 till 120 of 1460.

  • Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
    French author 1657-1757
    Bernard Le Bovier de Fontenelle
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    A well-cultivated mind is, so to speak, made up of all the minds of preceding ages; it is only one single mind which has been educated during all this time.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
    American author and newspaper columnist
    Barry Ritholtz
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    A well-designed 401(k) plan is an enormous competitive edge when recruiting and retaining employees.
  • William Arthur Ward
    William Arthur Ward
    American writer and poet 1921-1994
    William Arthur Ward
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    A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
  • David Ogilvy
    David Ogilvy
    American businessman, Advertising Expert 1911-
    David Ogilvy
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    A well-run restaurant is like a winning baseball team. It makes the most of every crew member's talent and takes advantage of every split-second opportunity to speed up service.
  • Thomas Carlyle
    Thomas Carlyle
    Scottish writer and historicus 1795-1881
    Thomas Carlyle
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    A well-written life is almost as rare as a well-spent one.
  • Reinhold Niebuhr
    Reinhold Niebuhr
    American theologist, historian 1892-1971
    Reinhold Niebuhr
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    A wise architect observed that you could break the laws of architectural art provided you had mastered them first. That would apply to religion as well as to art. Ignorance of the past does not guarantee freedom from its imperfections.
  • Ambrose Bierce
    Ambrose Bierce
    American writer 1842-1914
    Ambrose Bierce
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    Acquaintance. A person whom we know well enough to borrow from, but not well enough to lend to.
  • Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
    Swiss theologist and mysticist 1741-1801
    Johann Kaspar Lavater
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    Act well at the moment, and you have performed a good action for all eternity.
  • Alexander Pope
    Alexander Pope
    English poet 1688-1744
    Alexander Pope
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    Act well your part; there all honor lies.
  • Blaise Pascal
    Blaise Pascal
    French physicist, mathematician and philosopher 1623-1662
    Blaise Pascal
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    Admiration spoils all from infancy. Ah! How well said! Ah! How well done! How well-behaved he is! etc.
    Source: Pensees (1669)
  • Bryce Courtenay
    Bryce Courtenay
    South African-Australian advertising director and novelist 1933-2012
    Bryce Courtenay
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    Advertising seemed almost natural to me because it was a business where you had to inform, persuade and educate. And so from being a junior copywriter to being the creative director of one of the largest advertising agencies in the country took me 4.5 years, which is, well, a fairly spectacular rise.
  • Brian K. Vaughan
    Brian K. Vaughan
    American comic book and television writer 1976-
    Brian K. Vaughan
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    After 9/11, I knew I wanted to write about power and identity and the way Americans on all sides of the political spectrum often mythologize our leaders, which are themes that the superhero genre has always handled really well.
  • Campbell Brown
    Campbell Brown
    American journalist 1968-
    Campbell Brown
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    After a 15-year career in television news, sometimes spent biting my tongue in the name of objectivity and balance, I retired to raise our two small children.
  • Joseph Brodsky
    Joseph Brodsky
    Russian-born American Poet, Critic 1940-
    Joseph Brodsky
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    After all, it is hard to master both life and work equally well. So if you are bound to fake one of them, it had better be life.
  • Edith Wharton
    Edith Wharton
    American Author 1862-1937
    Edith Wharton
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    After all, one knows one's weak points so well, that it's rather bewildering to have the critics overlook them and invent others.
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