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But we had - I think if you look at law enforcement 10 years ago, if you look at the challenges, the FBI was focused excessively on what was happening in the United States.
~By Robert Mueller ~


Excessive sorrow laughs. Excessive joy weeps.
~By William Blake ~


Excessive dealings with tyrants are not good for the security of free states.
~By Demosthenes ~


I'm sorry if the following sounds combative and excessively personal, but that's my general style.
~By Ian Jackson ~


Every form of government tends to perish by excess of its basic principle.
~By Will Durant ~


One of our theories is that one can offset this excessive compulsion toward the spectacular with a return to simplicity.
~By Rem Koolhaas ~


The necessity of every one paying in his own labor for what he consumes, affords the only legitimate and effectual check to excessive luxury, which has so often ruined individuals, states and empires; and which has now brought almost universal bankruptcy upon us.
~By Josiah Warren ~


The excess of our youth are checks written against our age and they are payable with interest thirty years later.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


I learned very early that our health is always impaired by some excess either of food or abstinence, and I never had any physician except myself.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


Crime is a product of social excess.
~By Vladimir Lenin ~


Whereas money is a means to an end for a filmmaker, to the corporate mind money is the end. Right now, I think independent film is very confused, because there's excess pressure in the marketplace for entertainment to pay off.
~By Robert Redford ~


Excessive literary production is a social offense.
~By George Eliot ~


Stock market corrections, although painful at the time, are actually a very healthy part of the whole mechanism, because there are always speculative excesses that develop, particularly during the long bull market.
~By Ron Chernow ~


And it was back in the mid-1980s, and as I point out in a piece, that was when we are spending about eight percent of our gross domestic product on health care. And even then, we had the impression that so much of the excessive, aggressive medical treatment that took place at the end of life was not only unnecessary but it was cruel.
~By Richard Dooling ~


Political extremism involves two prime ingredients: an excessively simple diagnosis of the world's ills, and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.
~By John W. Gardner ~


What fun it would be to be poor, as long as one was excessively poor! Anything in excess is most exhilarating.
~By Jean Anouilh ~


The first thing you need to know, in order to establish some perspective and avoid panic, is that the violent government excesses we're seeing today are far from unprecedented.
~By L. Neil Smith ~


People endure what they endure and they deal with it. It may corrupt them. It may lead them into all sorts of compensatory excesses.
~By Dennis Potter ~


I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess.
~By Robert Morgan ~


Vices are sometimes only virtues carried to excess!
~By Charles Dickens ~


The new fashion is to talk about the most private parts of your life; other fashion is to repent of your excesses and to criticize the drugs that made you happy in the other times.
~By Mick Jagger ~


Nothing exceeds like excess.
~By Al Jourgensen ~


I used to suffer from excessive pride. Well, I got over that one.
~By Francesca Annis ~


Every reform, however necessary, will by weak minds be carried to an excess, that itself will need reforming.
~By Samuel Taylor Coleridge ~


Tough times helped many commodities producers become lean and mean through consolidation, mergers and cost-cutting. All that excess supply has been sopped up.
~By Jim Rogers ~


Sure, I did a lot of things in excess. But if you look at the core, the foundation of what I pursued, what red-blooded young American male in my position wouldn't?
~By Charlie Sheen ~


One would think that in writing about literary men and matters there would be no difficulty in finding a title for one's essay, or that any embarrassment which might arise would be from excess of material. I find this, however, far from being the case.
~By James Payn ~


Witticisms please as long as we keep them within boundaries, but pushed to excess they cause offense.
~By Phaedrus ~


Excess of liberty, whether it lies in state or individuals, seems only to pass into excess of slavery.
~By Plato ~


Excess on occasion is exhilarating. It prevents moderation from acquiring the deadening effect of a habit.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


This desire for equity must not lead to an excess of welfare, where nobody is responsible for anything.
~By Jacques Delors ~


I am trying to get right with God. I'm sort of making a statement about the excessiveness.
~By Lucinda Williams ~


Till now poets were privileged to insert a certain proportion of nonsense - very far in excess of one-half of one per cent - into their otherwise sober documents.
~By John C. Ransom ~


I am bound to add that the excess in too little has ever proved in me more dangerous than the excess in too much; the last may cause indigestion, but the first causes death.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


The chief beginning of evil is goodness in excess.
~By Menander ~


The disruptive powers of excessive national fecundity may have played a greater part in bursting the bonds of convention than either the power of ideas or the errors of autocracy.
~By John Maynard Keynes ~


One of the best lessons I learned early is that not everything in life is about you. It is about service. If you want trips and excessive gifts, then don't get into public service.
~By Sean Hannity ~


Poetry should surprise by a fine excess and not by singularity, it should strike the reader as a wording of his own highest thoughts, and appear almost a remembrance.
~By John Keats ~


For fear of dropping the troops in the sea, the pilots tended to drop them too far inland - some of them actually in the British lines. The weapon containers often fell wide of the troops, which was another handicap that contributed to our excessive casualties.
~By Kurt Student ~


The best things carried to excess are wrong.
~By Charles Churchill ~


Drinking habits were very prevalent among men, and were not in any way disgraceful, unless excessive.
~By Catherine Helen Spence ~


We never search for scandal, but we use it if it cries out to excess.
~By Peter Utley ~


My generation of the Sixties, with all our great ideals, destroyed liberalism, because of our excesses.
~By Camille Paglia ~


No one will deny that the excessive use of alcohol and alcoholic beverages would do more than any other single factor to make impossible a total war effort.
~By William Lyon Mackenzie King ~


Woman is a vulgar animal from whom man has created an excessively beautiful ideal.
~By Gustave Flaubert ~


I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don't carry anything around with me - no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it's too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective - your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else.
~By Sean Bean ~


Never go to excess, but let moderation be your guide.
~By Marcus Tullius Cicero ~


Excess of grief for the dead is madness; for it is an injury to the living, and the dead know it not.
~By Xenophon ~


It is the belief that extremes and excesses of inequality must be reduced so that each person is free to fully develop his or her full potential. This is why we take precious time out of our lives and give it to politics.
~By Paul Wellstone ~


You're in a mess, and in excess.
~By Billy Strayhorn ~


We'd dub the one that came off best into the final transcription. It gave us a chance to ad lib as much as we wanted, knowing that excess ad libbing could be sliced from the final product.
~By Bing Crosby ~


Ours is an excessively conscious age. We know so much, we feel so little.
~By David Herbert Lawrence ~


Excess of wealth is cause of covetousness.
~By Christopher Marlowe ~


It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing; his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.
~By Theodore Parker ~


There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
~By Francois de La Rochefoucauld ~


Most of the time common stocks are subject to irrational and excessive price fluctuations in both directions as the consequence of the ingrained tendency of most people to speculate or gamble... to give way to hope, fear and greed.
~By Benjamin Graham ~


Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess.
~By Oscar Wilde ~


The value of the beans for oil production, as well as for human food, has become recognized so quickly and so generally during the past year that the crop has acquired a commercial standing far in excess of its previous status.
~By David F. Houston ~


I have noticed, with much distress, the excessive wartime activity of the investigating bureaus of Congress and the administration, with their impertinent and indecent searching out of the private lives and the past political beliefs of individuals.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


After an unremitting and severe labour of two days, we returned to our old encampment with the loss of some of my horses, and my men excessively fatigued.
~By William Henry Ashley ~


It is the nature of the artist to mind excessively what is said about him. Literature is strewn with the wreckage of men who have minded beyond reason the opinions of others.
~By Virginia Woolf ~


In our excessive involvement in the affairs of other countries, we are not only living off our assets and denying our own people the proper enjoyment of their resources; we are also denying the world the example of a free society enjoying its freedom to the fullest.
~By J. William Fulbright ~


We are living in the excesses of freedom. Just take a look at 42nd Street an Broadway.
~By Will Durant ~


Well, many of us believe that excessive media concentration is a subject that ought to be addressed, and it is, of course, the intention of the majority party not to allow that to be discussed.
~By Barney Frank ~


Loyalty is a fine quality, but in excess it fills political graveyards.
~By Neil Kinnock ~


The professional study of economics has become ideological brainwashing. It is a defense of the excesses of the capitalist system.
~By David Korten ~


There is nothing more imprudent than excessive prudence.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


To try to write love is to confront the muck of language: that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little, excessive and impoverished.
~By Roland Barthes ~


I have the conviction that excessive literary production is a social offence.
~By George Eliot ~


The worst excesses of the Congress of the 1980s pale in comparison with what is going on in Washington today.
~By Marty Meehan ~


Skyrocketing insurance premiums are debilitating our Nation's health care delivery system and liability insurers are either leaving the market or raising rates to excessive levels.
~By Jim Ryun ~


Never order food in excess of your body weight.
~By Erma Bombeck ~


Virtue is more to be feared than vice, because its excesses are not subject to the regulation of conscience.
~By Adam Smith ~


If the United States is to protect itself from the economic and the political threats created by this excessive dependence, we must reduce our reliance on foreign energy sources and on foreign oil as quickly and as efficiently as possible.
~By John Shadegg ~


An excessive knowledge of Marxism is a sign of a misspent youth.
~By John McCarthy ~


Our errors are surely not such awfully solemn things. In a world where we are so certain to incur them in spite of all our caution, a certain lightness of heart seems healthier than this excessive nervousness on their behalf.
~By William James ~


Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune.
~By Plato ~


One is never more on trial than in the moment of excessive good fortune.
~By Lew Wallace ~


Everything in excess is opposed to nature.
~By Hippocrates ~


The excessive increase of anything causes a reaction in the opposite direction.
~By Plato ~


Quarrels often arise in marriages when the bridal gifts are excessive.
~By Antisthenes ~


It is the fine excesses of life that make it worth living.
~By Richard Le Gallienne ~


The passions are like fire, useful in a thousand ways and dangerous only in one, through their excess.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


What was a problem was the excessive amount of media attention to the appointment of the first woman and everything she did. Everywhere that Sandra went, the press was sure to go. And that got tiresome; it was stressful.
~By Sandra Day O'Connor ~


I thought that if you come across as a freak, there will be some kind of distance. Maybe the distance became excessive. I realized that people were afraid of me without knowing me.
~By Thomas Kretschmann ~


The faults of husbands are often caused by the excess virtues of their wives.
~By Sidonie Gabrielle Colette ~


When sages commend excess, Desire is sick.
~By Mason Cooley ~


The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom.
~By William Blake ~


In every aspect of life, including the economic dimension, we are always challenged to do the right thing. In many cases in the market system, which allows a great deal of latitude for human choice, people can get carried away to excess.
~By Lee R. Raymond ~


As scarce as truth is, the supply has always been in excess of the demand.
~By Josh Billings ~


A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing.
~By Alexander Hamilton ~


Confronted with the impossibility of remaining faithful to one's beliefs, and the equal impossibility of becoming free of them, one can be driven to the most inhuman excesses.
~By James Baldwin ~


Rock and Roll has certainly tried to take its toll on me. I'd rather not talk about my past excesses here, although some hardcore rockers might argue that those excesses were responsible for some great records, but I know which side I came out on.
~By Tony Visconti ~


It's not the drinking to be blamed, but the excess.
~By John Selden ~


When you have energy companies like Shell and British Petroleum, both of which are perhaps represented in this room, saying there is a problem with excess carbon dioxide emission, I think we ought to listen.
~By James Baker ~


Your true traveller finds boredom rather agreeable than painful. It is the symbol of his liberty - his excessive freedom. He accepts his boredom, when it comes, not merely philosophically, but almost with pleasure.
~By Aldous Huxley ~


Americans are overreaching; overreaching is the most admirable and most American of the many American excesses.
~By George Will ~


It is the sign of a great mind to dislike greatness, and to prefer things in measure to things in excess.
~By Lucius Annaeus Seneca ~


I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth - I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn't embrace.
~By Henry James ~


The desire of excessive power caused the angels to fall; the desire of knowledge caused men to fall.
~By Francis Bacon ~

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February 26 ,2020


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