Merit Quotes

"In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perver...

"In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms." β€” Stephen Jay Gould
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"The merit of all th...

"The merit of all things lies in their difficulty." β€”Alexandre Dumas
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"The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it onl...

"The person who knows one thing and does it better than anyone else, even if it only be the art of raising lentils, receives the crown he merits. If he raises all his energy to that end, he is a benefactor of mankind and is rewarded as such." --Og Mandino
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"For while there is power in a...

"For while there is power in acceptance, there is also merit to ambition." Somebody called Dustin.
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"In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perver...

"In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms." β€” Stephen Jay Gould
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Click-and-print computer files are fundamentally d...

Click-and-print computer files are fundamentally different from the written word and merit far less, if any, First Amendment protection -- A.G. Bob Ferguson
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β€œ[May you] scorn the pleasure that comes from the majority’s approval. The many speak ...

β€œ[May you] scorn the pleasure that comes from the majority’s approval. The many speak highly of you, but have you really any grounds for satisfaction with yourself if you are the kind of person the many understand? Your merits should not be outward facing.” - Seneca
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What means of this quote? 'Ambi...

What means of this quote? 'Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.'
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β€œWho is the happiest of men? He who valu...

β€œWho is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy.” – Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
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"If you wish your merit to b...

"If you wish your merit to be known, acknowledge that of other people." - Oriental Proverb
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"True merit is like a rive...

"True merit is like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes." -Lord Halifax
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"Reputation is in itself only a farthing candle, of a wavering...

"Reputation is in itself only a farthing candle, of a wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit." -James Russell Lowell
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