Quotes about "master"

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Sell also: captain, control, dominate, Headmaster, Lord, Maestro, original, overcome, professional, schoolmaster, skipper, subdue, superior, surmount, victor

Definitions and meanings of word "master"

• Noun: an artist of consummate skill; examples: "a master of the violin", "one of the old masters"

• Noun: a person who has general authority over others

• Noun: a combatant who is able to defeat rivals

• Noun: directs the work of other

• Noun: presiding officer of a school

• Noun: an original creation (i.e., an audio recording) from which copies can be made

• Noun: an officer who is licensed to command a merchant ship

• Noun: someone who holds a master's degree from academic institution

• Noun: an authority qualified to teach apprentices

• Noun: key that secures entrance everywhere

• Verb: be or become completely proficient or skilled in; example: "She mastered Japanese in less than two years"

• Verb: get on top of; deal with successfully; example: "He overcame his shyness"

• Verb: have dominance or the power to defeat over; examples: "Her pain completely mastered her", "The methods can master the problems"

• Verb: have a firm understanding or knowledge of; be on top of; example: "Do you control these data?"

Featured authors with quotes containing word "master"

Harriet Ann Jacobs
4 quotes about master
American Writer, Speaker
1813 - 1897
Patricia Ireland
2 quotes about master
American Activist, Administrator
Born Friday 19 October 1945
John Norman
2 quotes about master
American Writer, Author
Born Wednesday 3 June 1931
Jean de la Bruyere
3 quotes about master
French Philosopher
1645 - 1696
Abraham Lincoln
2 quotes about master
American President
Sunday 12 February 1809 - Saturday 15 April 1865
Albert Camus
2 quotes about master
French Philosopher, Author, Journalist
Friday 7 November 1913 - Monday 4 January 1960
Martin Heidegger
one quote about master
German Philosopher
Thursday 26 September 1889 - Wednesday 26 May 1976
Alan Lakein
one quote about master
American Author, Businessman, Coach
John Calvin
2 quotes about master
French Theologian
Saturday 10 July 1509 - Wednesday 27 May 1564
Oliver Wendell Holmes
2 quotes about master
American Writer
Tuesday 29 August 1809 - Monday 8 October 1894
Richard Bach
2 quotes about master
American Writer, Novelist, Author
Born Tuesday 23 June 1936
Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
one quote about master
German Musician, Composer
Thursday 8 March 1714 - Sunday 14 December 1788

A man who is a master of patience is master of everything else.

George Savile

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Man acts as though he were the shaper and master of language, while in fact language remains the master of man.

George Savile

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Master books, but do not let them master you. Read to live, not live to read.

George Savile

Words: master, books, let, read, live
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Slave girls on Gor address all free men as Master, though, of course only one such would be her true Master.

George Savile

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I played baseball, and that's pretty much it. Basketball came late, this was, basketball was the sport that I tried to master, I kind of mastered baseball, so basketball was one of those things where I wanted to master this game, so that's why I probably play it the way I do.

George Savile

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A man has to learn that he cannot command things, but that he can command himself; that he cannot coerce the wills of others, but that he can mold and master his own will: and things serve him who serves Truth; people seek guidance of him who is master of himself.

George Savile

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Time = Life, Therefore, waste your time and waste of your life, or master your time and master your life.

George Savile

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It is possible to be a master in false philosophy, easier, in fact, than to be a master in the truth, because a false philosophy can be made as simple and consistent as one pleases.

George Savile

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You have to master not only the art of listening to your head, you must also master listening to your heart and listening to your gut.

George Savile

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Nature is the master of talents; genius is the master of nature.

George Savile

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Ry Cooder for me is a master, a great master that has a wonderful feel for Cuban music. He's also paid tribute my talent a bit, even though I don't know half of what he knows.

George Savile

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We didn't care if we were well-liked as long as the movies were good. We served the movie - that was our master at Miramax. In our second incarnation, the movie is still the master but we're getting the same results in more subtle ways.

George Savile

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I have been my own disciple and my own master. And I have been a good disciple but a bad master.

George Savile

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The love of their country is with them only a mode of flattering its master; as soon as they think that master can no longer hear, they speak of everything with a frankness which is the more startling because those who listen to it become responsible.

George Savile

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According to my principles, every master has his true and certain value. Praise and criticism cannot change any of that. Only the work itself praises and criticizes the master, and therefore I leave to everyone his own value.

George Savile

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When I started law school I was shocked to learn that our legal system traditionally had the man as the head and master of the family. As late as the '70s and '80s when we were fighting for the Equal Rights Amendment, states like Louisiana still had a head and master law.

George Savile

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A slave has but one master. An ambition man, has as many as there are people who helped him get his fortune.

George Savile

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One reason so few of us achieve what we truly want is that we never direct our focus; we never concentrate our power. Most people dabble their way through life, never deciding to master anything in particular.

George Savile

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No man is so foolish but he may sometimes give another good counsel, and no man so wise that he may not easily err if he takes no other counsel than his own. He that is taught only by himself has a fool for a master.

George Savile

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The mark of your ignorance is the depth of your belief in injustice and tragedy. What the caterpillar calls the end of the world, the Master calls the butterfly.

George Savile

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