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Edward Appleton Quotes and Sayings
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I rate enthusiasm even above professional skill.
- Edward Appleton

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I don't mind what language an opera is sung in so long
as it is a language I don't understand.
- Edward Appleton

Always be a first-rate version of yourself,
instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
- Judy Garland PHOTO

The speed of the leader determines the rate of the pack.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

 

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

Soon we'll be out amid the cold world's strife.
Soon we'll be sliding down the razor blade of life.
But as we go our sordid sep'rate ways,
We shall ne'er forget thee, thou golden college days.
Hearts full of youth,
Hearts full of truth,
Six parts gin to one part vermouth.
- Tom Lehrer - song: Bright College Days,
album: An Evening Wasted With Tom Lehrer

The future is something which everyone reaches at the
rate of 60 minutes an hour,
whatever he does, whoever he is.
- C. S. Lewis

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All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection.
So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible.
- William Faulkner

Science is a first-rate piece of furniture for a man's upper chamber,
if he has common sense on the ground floor.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

The rate of interest acts as a link between income-value and capital-value.
- Irving Fisher

The test of a first-rate intelligence is the ability
to hold two opposed ideas in mind at the same time
and still retain the ability to function.
- F. Scott Fitzgerald

Time is nothing absolute; its duration depends on the
rate of thought and feeling.
- John Draper

I started reading and talking and interviewing nutritionists
and a thread was starting to form for me which is -
a protein digests in a different rate of speed than a carbohydrate.
- Suzanne Somers

If the current birth rate, which is the lowest in the
major developed countries,
continues, there will be no Japanese.
Who will pay the enormous debt?
- Jim Rogers

The way to succeed is to double your error rate.
- Thomas J. Watson

As a result of the current universal benefit,
the poverty rate for seniors in America is about 10%.
Without the universal benefit, it would be over 50%.
- Steve Israel

Proving yourself in a field where the casualty rate
is so notoriously high is an ongoing challenge.
- Richard E. Grant

If you want to increase your success rate,
double your failure rate.
- Thomas John Watson, Sr.

You might lose your spontaneity and,
instead of composing first-rate Gershwin,
end up with second rate Ravel.
- Maurice Ravel

Of course, a positive growth rate might be taken as
evidence that a population is below its optimum.
- Garrett Hardin

We got on American Bandstand, where kids would dance
to a record and then rate it.
We called ourselves Tom and Jerry.
I was Jerry.
- Paul Simon

And if you ask again whether there is any justice in the world,
you'll have to be satisfied with the reply:
Not for the time being;
at any rate,
not up to this Friday.
- Alfred Doblin

For my children, it makes sense to talk about modernizing Social Security,
letting them create stronger personal accounts,
letting them get a higher rate of return over the long run.
- John Sununu

There are over 500,000 registered sex offenders across the country,
and statistics have shown that the recidivism rate
for those criminals is high.
- Jim Sensenbrenner

A large part of crime is economics -
if people are working and and have a home and family to support,
then I believe you can reduce the crime rate.
- Vincent Frank

We class schools into four grades: leading school,
first-rate school, good school and school.
- Evelyn Waugh

I mean, on the food chain, do instruments really rate? I don't think so.
- Peabo Bryson

At the rate we're going, the 21st century looks pretty clear.
It's going to be pretty violent.
- Edward James Olmos

It is a fact that, if I single out Germany,
our rate of growth is too low and we have very high unemployment.
- Angela Merkel

Our growth rate continues to be staggering.
- Jimmy Wales

Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality
rate is one hundred percent.
- R. D. Laing

If I had a plot that was all set in advance,
why would I want go through the agony of writing the
novel? A novel is a kind of exploration and discovery,
for me at any rate.
- Chaim Potok

I rate each album as better than the last one.
That's how I see it.
- Paul Simon

I used to think that all my Wings stuff was second-rate stuff,
but I began to meet younger kids, not kids from my Beatle generation,
who would say, We really love this song.
- Paul McCartney

All new states are invested, more or less,
by a class of noisy, second-rate men who are always
in favor of rash and extreme measures,
but Texas was absolutely overrun by such men.
- Sam Houston

There thus appears to be an inverse correlation between
recovery and psychotherapy;
the more psychotherapy,
the smaller the recovery rate.
- Hans Eysenck

First rate mathematicians choose first rate people,
but second rate mathematicians choose third rate people.
- Andre Weil

One mark of a second-rate mind is to be always telling stories.
- Jean de la Bruyere

At this rate, I'll live forever.
- David O. Selznick

At any rate, I can only see such a success having positive effects for everyone,
particularly as our anticipation of the World cup would only increase further.
- Franz Beckenbauer

Right now we have a closure rate between discovery
and exploitation of four to six months.
We need to be more in the realm of seven to 10 days.
That is an enormous challenge.
- John W. Thompson

The world may be full of fourth-rate writers but it's
also full of fourth-rate readers.
- Barbara Walters

Whoever thinks his friend more important than his country,
I rate him nowhere.
- Sophocles

I'm not saying that people should not divorce,
but at the rate at which it happens here is sick.
The kids, they suffer.
I don't care what anyone says.
- Eric Braeden

People aren't stupid.
I mean, people remember in 1990, the unemployment rate was 10 percent.
Now it's 4 _ percent.
We've got 1/4 million jobs that we've created.
- Bill Weld

I may not be a first-rate composer, but I am a first-class second-rate composer.
- Richard Strauss

The creative urge is the demon that will not accept anything second rate.
- Agnes de Mille

Despite our high rate of unemployment,
300,000 jobs go unfilled largely because many of the
unemployed lack the skills needed today as a result
of technological progress.
- Kim Campbell

Regulations grow at the same rate as weeds.
- Norman Ralph Augustine

One out of every 100 American men is HIV positive.
The rate of infection has reached epidemic proportions
in 40 developing nations.
- Philip Emeagwali

If unemployment could be brought down to say 2 percent
at the cost of an assured steady rate of inflation of 10 percent per year,
or even 20 percent, this would be a good bargain.
- William Vickrey

The unemployment rate is still twice as high for blacks as for whites.
- William Weld

Government does not create wealth.
The major role for the government is to create an environment
where people take risks to expand the job rate in the United States.
- George W. Bush

Waging war we understand, but not waging peace,
or at any rate less consciously so.
- Fredrik Bajer

In the United States women develop MS at approximately twice the rate men do,
and no one can explain why women are affected most
often from the waist down.
- Annette Funicello

Not only was it that I surprised people by beating Bret Hart,
but it was a great match.
They still rate it as one of the best wrestling matches of all time.
- Owen Hart

We are the safest large city in America,
but any crime rate is too high.
- Michael Bloomberg

Because hypocrisy stinks in the nostrils one is likely
to rate it as a more powerful agent for destruction than it is.
- Rebecca West

It's interesting when I jog, how much the music makes a difference.
You can pretty much count on the Foo Fighters to get your heart rate up.
- Sheryl Crow

We will attract more people to Kentucky by lowering our income tax rate.
In fact, lowering the income tax rate is the single
most important thing we can do to create opportunity.
- Ernie Fletcher

The homosexual community has more acceptance in America than it ever has,
and the suicide rate is as high as it's always been.
- Randall Terry

It's not a very high failure rate if you choose people
that you really like the sound of.
- Bryan Ferry

The hydrogen powered car, with its high fuel mileage and zero emission rate,
is just one example of the products under development
that will help increase our energy independence.
- Dan Lipinski

There is more credit and satisfaction in being a first-rate
truck driver than a tenth-rate executive.
- B. C. Forbes

The rate of population growth in the United States
is slightly below that required to reproduce itself.
- Emanuel Celler

Men do not understand books until they have a certain amount of life,
or at any rate no man understands a deep book,
until he has seen and lived at least part of its contents.
- Ezra Pound

We must act swiftly in order to halt the rate of decay our planet faces.
- Henry W. Kendall

Well, we're just now seeing the reductions in mortgage rates.
The mortgage rates are based on the ten-year rate and
the Fed controls the overnight or the shorter rates.
- Franklin Raines

It is simply a fact that the birth rate of our illegal
immigrants exceeds that of our legal residents.
- John Linder

During meditation your metabolism and your breath rate
go down to a level of rest,
twice that of deep sleep.
- Mike Love

My patient population has a low recidivism rate,
but if they haven't made up their minds that it is permanent,
then of course, they will fail.
- Robert Atkins


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