Quotes containing word "standards"

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Sell also: standard, criterion, measure, received, stock, touchstone

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Irving Babbitt
5 quotes about standards
American Critic
Wednesday 2 August 1865 - Saturday 15 July 1933
Branford Marsalis
2 quotes about standards
American Leader, Musician, Composer
Born Friday 26 August 1960
George P. Baker
one quote about standards
American Educator, Scholar
1903 - 1995
Jean Toomer
2 quotes about standards
American Novelist, Poet, Author
Wednesday 26 December 1894 - Thursday 30 March 1967
Charles W. Pickering
2 quotes about standards
American Judge
Born Saturday 29 May 1937
DeForest Soaries
one quote about standards
American Author, Politician
Born Monday 20 August 1951
Greg Anderson
one quote about standards
American Athlete
Born Monday 22 June 1964
Michael Bergdahl
2 quotes about standards
American Author, Speaker
Born Monday 8 February 1954
Joseph Ratzinger
2 quotes about standards
German Clergyman
Born Saturday 16 April 1927
Noam Chomsky
2 quotes about standards
American Philosopher, Critic, Historian, Scientist, Activist
Born Friday 7 December 1928
John Yoo
2 quotes about standards
American Author, Educator
Born Saturday 10 June 1967

Out of the past come the standards for judging the present; standards in turn to be shaped by the practice of present-day dramatists into broader standards for the next generation.

George P. Baker

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We have no basis for having a recall of any particular type of voting equipment because there are no standards. And when we do have standards, even these standards are required to be voluntary.

DeForest Soaries

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Let us be about setting high standards for life, love, creativity, and wisdom. If our expectations in these areas are low, we are not likely to experience wellness. Setting high standards makes every day and every decade worth looking forward to.

Greg Anderson

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If you're going to use standards as criteria for signing musicians, you can sign thousands. If you're going to use some sort of conceptual interpretation that's based on the tradition of those standards, but is trying to move away from it, you're down to about 10 people or so.

Branford Marsalis

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It has no enforceable standards to stop a union from conspiring with employers to keep another stronger union out or from negotiating contracts with lower pay and standards that members of another union have spent a lifetime establishing.

Andy Stern

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Obama is making a choice now that will lead to the deaths of many thousands of civilians in Afghanistan by American hands. By ordinary standards of presidents, he is a decent man. But those standards aren't good enough. He's in a position either to kill or not to kill, and he's made the decision to kill.

Daniel Ellsberg

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If we are to have such a discipline we must have standards, and to get our standards under existing conditions we must have criticism.

Irving Babbitt

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Furthermore, America suffers not only from a lack of standards, but also not infrequently from a confusion or an inversion of standards.

Irving Babbitt

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I can be pretty nasty. Not 'mean' nasty, but nasty by your parents' standards. But not by my parents' standards, because my parents were nasty for their day.

Bridget Fonda

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The whole point is, give me a break with the standards. You go to the average jazz label and suggest a record and they want to know which standards you're going to play. I'm saying let's break the formula.

Branford Marsalis

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The standards to get in are very high. We don't want to lower those standards.

Hugh Shelton

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You can become an even more excellent person by constantly setting higher and higher standards for yourself and then by doing everything possible to live up to those standards.

Brian Tracy

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Acceptance of prevailing standards often means we have no standards of our own.

Jean Toomer

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Well, by the standards of a lot of countries, by Latin American standards, it wasn't so bad.

Paul A. Volcker

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Cultural dominance of middle-class norms prevail in middle-class schools with a teacher teaching toward those standards and with students striving to maintain those standards.

James S. Coleman

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By many peoples' standards, my playing is very primitive but by punk standards, I'm a virtuoso.

Robert Quine

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America does not want vulgarity and sexual exploitation to be our values and we do not want the world to think those are our standards. We want to be a better nation and a better people, with better standards.

Charles W. Pickering

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It's about getting a more democratic Wales for the purpose of improving our economic performance, for improving the delivery of health care, for raising educational standards.

Ron Davies

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For the tiny percentage of people who are negatively affected by our embracing of standards, they can just get their sports somewhere else in the meantime. It's not like we're denying them hospital care.

Mike Davidson

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If you had a national grid with one operator, you had twenty or even a hundred operators, if you don't have the ability to compel people to observe high standards of conduct, then you run a greater risk.

Spencer Abraham

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