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Read This: Clarity Quotes And Sayings - Quotes And Sayings About Clarity

I admired what my students were writing, but I think their improvement doesn't directly result from me but from being in a class, being with each other.
~By Thom Gunn ~


Grades are almost completely relative, in effect ranking students relative to others in their class. Thus extra achievement by one student not only raises his position, but in effect lowers the position of others.
~By James S. Coleman ~


Above all, in comedy, and again and again since classical times, passages can be found in which the level of representation is interrupted by references to the spectators or to the fictive nature of the play.
~By Paul Watzlawick ~


If it comes out sounding like Dixieland jazz or classical or punk or rock or even slightly metal, that's because that's where I'm going to find inspiration.
~By Ben Harper ~


Basically, particularly in Britain, it's a hegemonic thing that people who write tend to come from the leisure classes. They can afford the time and the books.
~By Irvine Welsh ~


I think any classical training in the theatre is of enormous value.
~By Vivien Leigh ~


Books that have become classics - books that have had their day and now get more praise than perusal - always remind me of retired colonels and majors and captains who, having reached the age limit, find themselves retired on half pay.
~By Thomas Bailey Aldrich ~


Renunciation - that is the great fact we all, individuals and classes, have to learn. In trying to avoid it we bring misery to ourselves and others.
~By Beatrice Potter Webb ~


Our present nuclear fusion reactors are classified by the methods used to support the nuclear fusion reaction, which takes place at a temperature much hotter than the surface of the Sun.
~By Wilson Greatbatch ~


It was the early days of Rock 'n' Roll in this country. We were all struggling to learn music, it might be Country, Jazz, Classical, Blues or even Rock 'n' Roll.
~By Jim Sullivan ~


Young men of this class never do anything for themselves that they can get other people to do for them, and it is the infatuation, the devotion, the superstition of others that keeps them going. These others in ninety-nine cases out of a hundred are women.
~By Henry James ~


My parents sent me to a dance class, so it was a road chosen by them, not me. But I enjoyed it so much I knew I would become a performer.
~By Ziyi Zhang ~


Not with the Rochester Philharmonic, but I formed my own orchestra, made up of musicians from the Eastman School, where I'm on the faculty now, direct the Jazz Ensemble and teach improvisation classes.
~By Chuck Mangione ~


After taking my B.A. degree in 1939 I remained at the University for a further year to take an advanced course in Biochemistry, and surprised myself and my teachers by obtaining a first class examination result.
~By Frederick Sanger ~


Here, class attendance is expected and students are required to take notes, which they are tested on. What is missing, it seems to me, is the use of knowledge, the practical training.
~By Harrison Salisbury ~


Both parents supported my becoming a world class athlete.
~By Edwin Moses ~


But perhaps the rest of us could have separate classes in science appreciation, the wonder of science, scientific ways of thinking, and the history of scientific ideas, rather than laboratory experience.
~By Richard Dawkins ~


Allen Ginsberg was a world authority on the writing of William Blake, and had an incredible knowledge of classic literature and world politics.
~By David Amram ~


If they wish to alleviate the sufferings of the exploited classes, let them live up to their pretensions, let them abandon the academy and go out there and work politically and economically and in a humanitarian spirit.
~By Harold Bloom ~


A classical work doesn't ever have to be understood entirely. But those who are educated and who are still educating themselves must desire to learn more and more from it.
~By Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel ~


I got kicked out of ballet class because I pulled a groin muscle. It wasn't mine.
~By Rita Rudner ~


A classic is a book that doesn't have to be written again.
~By W. E. B. Du Bois ~


Alimony is the curse of the writing class.
~By Norman Mailer ~


There's a very big gulf between the black civil rights leadership in America and the black middle class in America. The black middle class are conservative. Many of those minorities can be persuaded to be members of the Republican Party.
~By Pete du Pont ~


We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological, and mental characteristics of man considered as an individual; but we are interested in the diversity of these traits in groups of men found in different geographical areas and in different social classes.
~By Franz Boas ~


Let us walk into the conference room as equals and not second class citizens.
~By Martin McGuinness ~


All my movies are difficult to classify because they are very eclectic in mixing genres.
~By Pedro Almodovar ~


Deconstructing the concept of race not only conflicts with people's tendency to classify and build family histories according to common descent but also ignores the work of biologists studying non-human species.
~By J. Philippe Rushton ~


The education that prepared me was my general education classes, which I tried to avoid when I was a stupid undergraduate, but which gave me the foundation of general knowledge that makes a career as a writer possible.
~By Orson Scott Card ~


Our object in the construction of the state is the greatest happiness of the whole, and not that of any one class.
~By Plato ~


I don't have any illusion that The Creeper is as popular or will ever be as popular as any of the classic movie monsters, but I think in the heart of every young horror fan is his desire to create his own creature.
~By Victor Salva ~


Making my class laugh and getting in trouble. I was the class clown.
~By R. L. Stine ~


Slums may well be breeding grounds of crime, but middle class suburbs are incubators of apathy and delirium.
~By Cyril Connolly ~


It is of first-class importance that our answer to the Riddle of the Sphinx should be in step with how we conduct our civilisation, and this should in turn be in step with the actual workings of living systems.
~By Gregory Bateson ~


If I had had me for a student I would have thrown me out of class immediately.
~By Lynda Barry ~


In December, I agreed to extend the tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans because it was the only way I could prevent a tax hike on middle-class Americans. But we cannot afford $1 trillion worth of tax cuts for every millionaire and billionaire in our society. We can't afford it. And I refuse to renew them again.
~By Barack Obama ~


I belong to the middle class that grew up very influenced by the Catholic church. The people of the novel are from a more pagan and practical world in which the Christianity is just a veneer.
~By John McGahern ~


I think differently, I think it's about reaching everybody on every different plane and every different level, and if I could remix the song and do a dance remix, that's great. If I could do a classical version, that'll be great too. It's all just about expression.
~By Deborah Cox ~


Science is knowledge arranged and classified according to truth, facts, and the general laws of nature.
~By Luther Burbank ~


I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn't learned a thing I didn't know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct.
~By Carl Sandburg ~


Self-praise is for losers. Be a winner. Stand for something. Always have class, and be humble.
~By John Madden ~


Leaking of classified material is a concern.
~By Robert Mueller ~


You cannot further the Brotherhood of Man by encouraging class hatred.
~By Paul Getty ~


Women of the working class, especially wage workers, should not have more than two children at most. The average working man can support no more and and the average working woman can take care of no more in decent fashion.
~By Margaret Sanger ~


I certainly did feel inferior. Because of class. Because of strength. Because of height. I guess if I'd been able to hit somebody in the nose, I wouldn't have been a comic.
~By Dudley Moore ~


All history has been a history of class struggles between dominated classes at various stages of social development.
~By Friedrich Engels ~


Proportions are what makes the old Greek temples classic in their beauty. They are like huge blocks, from which the air has been literally hewn out between the columns.
~By Arne Jacobsen ~


The working classes in every country only learn to fight in the course of their struggles.
~By Rosa Luxemburg ~


Our educational results lag behind other states, and other nations, but worse still, behind the potential of the kids and the devoted teachers in our classrooms.
~By Mitch Daniels ~


With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects.
~By Sonia Sotomayor ~


My mother had been a country and western singer but when she moved out to Hollywood found it very difficult to get work so when I was born they put me into dance classes and singing classes as soon as I could walk actually.
~By Morgan Brittany ~


Working with a great director is like getting a master class in acting.
~By Swoosie Kurtz ~


Erotica is simply high-class pornography; better produced, better conceived, better executed, better packaged, designed for a better class of consumer.
~By Andrea Dworkin ~


The thought of' the inferiority of the Negro is drilled into him in almost every class he enters and in almost every book he studies.
~By Carter G. Woodson ~


In America the schools have become too permissive, the kids now are controlling the schools, the tail is wagging the dog. We've got to make a change there and get it back to where the teachers have control of the classrooms.
~By Chuck Norris ~


I was in the Boy Scouts for about four years until my troop disbanded. It is really one of the best activities youths can get involved in and nearly every scout I have known has been a class act due to the discipline the Scouts have instilled in them.
~By Ted Stevens ~


The enemy of society is middle class and the enemy of life is middle age.
~By Orson Welles ~


But our energy woes are in many ways the result of classic market failures that can only be addressed through collective action, and government is the vehicle for collective action in a democracy.
~By Sherwood Boehlert ~


Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college, where you figure out two plus two is 10, or something.
~By Dennis Rodman ~


It's not a bad problem to have because a lot of classic acts are known for one or two songs and in their show they basically hold those songs off until the end and you sit through an hour or so of lesser known material but in our case most of the songs are well known.
~By Gerry Beckley ~


Now the Kids Classic is one of the major fund-raisers for Children's Hospital. Since we started seven years ago, we've raised more than $1 million for the hospital.
~By Tom Kite ~


No, I don't run all the way. I'm not like an Olympic class runner.
~By Bruce McCulloch ~


I came from a small town and at school in one class there was me, a member from Depeche Mode and someone who went on to join The Cure. That was all in one class of 30 kids.
~By Alison Moyet ~


I'm not photographing the model in the classic sense; the model is playing a part in my photographs. It's more like theater. I always work with models I know, and I let them participate in deciding how to act their part.
~By Kim Weston ~


Politicians as a class are dangerous, that people who are seeking power over us are not, by definition, our friends.
~By James Bovard ~


I actually was class clown, but I don't know how that happened because I've never been considered an outwardly funny person-as the people in this room will attest.
~By Janeane Garofalo ~


Letters have to pass two tests before they can be classed as good: they must express the personality both of the writer and of the recipient.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Society is composed of two great classes those who have more dinners than appetite, and those who have more appetite than dinners.
~By Nicolas De Chamfort ~


I had had a classical education prior to that.
~By Skitch Henderson ~


I take it for granted that you do not wish to hear an echo from the pulpit nor from the theological class-room.
~By Asa Gray ~


There's no such thing as second class citizenship. That's like telling me you can be a little bit pregnant.
~By H. Rap Brown ~


But I'd play on everything from pop records to a lot of the glam stuff to rock stuff to classical stuff. I used to get called to do all those things, it was great.
~By Rick Wakeman ~


Negotiation in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.
~By Dean Acheson ~


The majority of the senior class of Vassar does not desire my company and I must confess, having read specimens of their thought and sentiments, that I do not desire the company of the majority of the senior class of Vassar.
~By William F. Buckley, Jr. ~


New York lost a classic. Carmine was an old school New Yorker.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


Suddenly I've got an overwhelming desire to surround myself with the aura of classical and Romantic art.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


A doctrine of class war seemed to provide a solution to the problem of poverty to people who know nothing about how wealth is created.
~By Jeane Kirkpatrick ~


There has always been a tendency to classify children almost as a distinct species.
~By Hugh Lofting ~


A Socrates in every classroom.
~By Alfred Whitney Griswold ~


Which to this day is a source of enormous guilt, because I left with three classes to go in the business school to sign a contract with 20th Century Fox.
~By Tom Selleck ~


In our tabulation of psychoanalytic results, we have classed those who stopped treatment together with those not improved. This appears to be reasonable; a patient who fails to finish his treatment, and is not improved, is surely a therapeutic failure.
~By Hans Eysenck ~


It's no longer an exaggeration to say that middle-class Americans are an endangered species.
~By Arianna Huffington ~


When I was 15, I started playing first class cricket and always dreamt of being a Test cricketer, wanted to do something for the country, married in 1995, have 2 kids it's been great.
~By Sachin Tendulkar ~


Tradition means giving votes to the most obscure of all classes, our ancestors. It is the democracy of the dead. Tradition refuses to submit to that arrogant oligarchy who merely happen to be walking around.
~By Gilbert K. Chesterton ~


I'd love to learn to cook. I think the ladies like a guy who can cook. Also, there are lots of available ladies at cooking classes. Can you tell I'm single?
~By Will Estes ~


For humanism also appeals to man as man. It seeks to liberate the universal qualities of human nature from the narrow limitations of blood and soil and class and to create a common language and a common culture in which men can realize their common humanity.
~By Christopher Dawson ~


Never has the political class or the mainstream media that covers them been more out of touch with the American people than they are today.
~By Marco Rubio ~


If he can hit, he can hit. I don't care if he came from Class Z league.
~By Frank Robinson ~


Women's propaganda must touch upon all those questions which are of great importance to the general proletarian movement. The main task is, indeed, to awaken the women's class consciousness and to incorporate them into the class struggle.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


I'm not the classic type - fair skin, very beautiful women of a classic type, I'm talking about now.
~By Debra Wilson ~


Well, first, the situation in Afghanistan is much better than it was. But there is no comparison between Afghanistan and Iraq. Iraq has a bureaucracy, Iraq has wealth. Iraq has an educated class of people who are positioned to come in and take over.
~By Peter King ~


So in one sense you don't have the classic keyboard player in Yes.
~By Billy Sherwood ~


We have seen a central government promote the power of labor-union bosses, and in turn be supported by that power, until it has become entirely too much a government of and for one class, which is exactly what our Founding Fathers wanted most to prevent.
~By Robert Welch ~


A well-rounded performer will listen to all kinds of music. I like classical, Middle Eastern, and rock a lot.
~By Patti LuPone ~


Well, I wouldn't say that I was in the great class, but I had a great time while I was trying to be great.
~By Harry S. Truman ~


Many fail to realize this great recording industry was built by so-called jazz artists. And at the other end of the spectrum, a base in European classical music as well.
~By Ahmad Jamal ~


Objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories: those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.
~By Russell Baker ~


For reforms ameliorate the situation of the working class, they lighten the weight of the chains labour is burdened with by capitalism, but they are not sufficient to crush capitalism and to emancipate the workers from their tyranny.
~By Clara Zetkin ~


It was a special show that became a cult classic of sorts, and I made a lot of money for it.
~By Don Adams ~


It is only by not paying one's bills that one can hope to live in the memory of the commercial classes.
~By Oscar Wilde ~

Read This: Truth Quotes And Sayings - Quotes And Sayings About Truth
February 26 ,2020


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