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Quotes And Sayings About Merit

Merit Quotes And Sayings

Quotes And Sayings About Merit

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I was at the Smithsonian for twenty years, and I'm still at the Smithsonian as a curator emeritus, and I still plan to figure out what that means for me at this point in my life.
~By Bernice Johnson Reagon ~


A young man, be his merit what it will, can never raise himself; but must, like the ivy round the oak, twine himself round some man of great power and interest.
~By Philip Stanhope ~


And for yourself, whatever there has been either of sin or duty, remember the one and forget the other, and betake yourself wholly to the mercy of God and the merit of Christ.
~By Donald Cargill ~


Pride in boasting of family antiquity, makes duration stand for merit.
~By John Zimmerman ~


Those who do not know how to live must make a merit of dying.
~By George Bernard Shaw ~


In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


An egalitarian educational system is necessarily opposed to meritocracy and reward for achievement. It is inevitably opposed to procedures that might reveal differing levels of achievement.
~By Robert Bork ~


The existence of law is one thing; its merit or demerit is another.
~By John Austin ~


Mr. Lincoln's elevation shows that in America every station in life may be honorable; that there is no barrier against the humblest; but that merit, wherever it exists, has the opportunity to be known.
~By Matthew Simpson ~


Her great merit is finding out mine - there is nothing so amiable as discernment.
~By Lord Byron ~


Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
~By Alexander Pope ~


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


But if our sex would but well consider and rationally ponder, they will perceive and find that it is neither words nor place that can advance them, but worth and merit.
~By Margaret Cavendish ~


People actually get sponsors based on the merits of the Cup, not on the merits of the sailors.
~By John Sweeney ~


If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
~By Charlotte Bronte ~


I am sure that, on the one hand, the Rothschilds appreciate the merits of Marx, and that on the other hand, Marx feels an instinctive inclination and a great respect for the Rothschilds.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


None merits the name of Creator but God and the poet.
~By Torquato Tasso ~


A book is worth a few francs; we Germans can afford to destroy those. We all may not appreciate artistic merit, but cash value is another matter.
~By Paul Scofield ~


There's always merit to having a debate.
~By Ward Churchill ~


At Cardozo, study of law is part of a larger culture. You can get a law degree and make a good living, but it is best that you do that having studied the discipline for its own inherent merit, because you love studying.
~By Norman Lamm ~


We were fortunate to have the Russians as our childhood enemies. We practiced hiding under our desks in case they had the temerity to drop a nuclear weapon.
~By Kary Mullis ~


It is the merit of a general to impart good news, and to conceal the truth.
~By Sophocles ~


In masks outrageous and austere, The years go by in single file; But none has merited my fear, And none has quite escaped my smile.
~By Elinor Wylie ~


The power of fortune is confessed only by the miserable, for the happy impute all their success to prudence or merit.
~By Jonathan Swift ~


I could give you some names of Workshop participants who are as good as many who are being published but haven't had the right editor recognize their merit or have not been adequately published.
~By James Gunn ~


It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought.
~By Kate Adie ~


Miller didn't write Death of a Salesman. He released it. It was there inside him, waiting to be turned loose. That's the measure of its merit.
~By Elia Kazan ~


I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.
~By Mikhail Bakunin ~


What is deservedly suffered must be borne with calmness, but when the pain is unmerited, the grief is resistless.
~By Ovid ~


No greater injury can be done to any youth than to let him feel that because he belongs to this or that race he will be advanced in life regardless of his own merits or efforts.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


It is of no consequence of what parents a man is born, as long as he be a man of merit.
~By Horace ~


It is more honorable to be raised to a throne than to be born to one. Fortune bestows the one, merit obtains the other.
~By Petrarch ~


One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose.
~By Voltaire ~


The oak has long been an enduring and mighty tree. It is truly a part of our national heritage and it merits the formal distinction of America's National Tree.
~By Bob Goodlatte ~


Nothing in medicine is so insignificant as to merit attention.
~By Thomas Sydenham ~


The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
~By Thomas Carlyle ~


I urge the enactment of a civil service law so explicit and so strong that no partisan official will dare evade it, basing all rewards, promotions and salaries solely on merit, on loyalty and industry in the public service.
~By Arthur Capper ~


In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


Jealousy would be far less torturous if we understood that love is a passion entirely unrelated to our merits.
~By Paul Eldridge ~


There is no consensus even today on the merits of Napoleon - and certainly no agreement on the rights and wrongs of the origins of the First World War.
~By Douglas Hurd ~


I further believe that all must be saved through the merits of Christ.
~By Daniel Morgan ~


The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
~By Alexander Pope ~


How vain, without the merit, is the name.
~By Homer ~


Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
~By William Shakespeare ~


I just keep it simple. Watch the ball and play it on merit.
~By Sachin Tendulkar ~


In art, all who have done something other than their predecessors have merited the epithet of revolutionary; and it is they alone who are masters.
~By Paul Gauguin ~


Well, just that there would be somebody in the office and the voters - it was more or less an understanding in the entire community, as long as that person was doing a good job on the merits, nobody was going to run against him.
~By Stephen Breyer ~


If you wish in this world to advance your merits you're bound to enhance; You must stir it and stump it, and blow your own trumpet, Or, trust me, you haven't a chance.
~By William Gilbert ~


Evidently the merit depends on the result of the work.
~By Henryk Sienkiewicz ~


Those from whose pocket the salary is drawn, and by whose appointment the officer was made, have always a right to discuss the merits of their officers, and their modes of exercising the duties they are paid to perform.
~By Charles Babbage ~


I look upon another's insistence on the merits of his or her life - duties, intellect, accomplishment - and see that most of it is nonsense.
~By Harold Brodkey ~


We shall never be understood or respected by the English until we carry our individuality to extremes, and by asserting our independence, become of sufficient consequence in their eyes to merit a closer study than they have hitherto accorded us.
~By Henry Lawson ~


I think there's a lot of merit in an international economy and global markets, but they're not sufficient because markets don't look after social needs.
~By George Soros ~


Contemporaries appreciate the person rather than their merit, posterity will regard the merit rather than the person.
~By Charles Caleb Colton ~


Merit, however inconsiderable, should be sought for and rewarded. Methods are the master of masters.
~By Charles Maurice de Talleyrand ~


We know our friends by their defects rather than by their merits.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


The merit of our Constitution was, not that it promotes democracy, but checks it.
~By Horatio Seymour ~


I have been a Professor Emeritus since 1958, and have continued my scientific studies.
~By Karl von Frisch ~


The sacrifices made by veterans and their willingness to fight in defense of our nation merit our deep respect and praise - and to the best in benefits and medical care.
~By Sue Kelly ~


What I like least is dealing with publishers who simply don't want collaborations regardless of their merit.
~By Piers Anthony ~


Were I more conversant with literature and its great names, I could go on quoting them ad infinitum and acknowledge my debt for the merit you have been generous enough to find in my work.
~By Knut Hamsun ~


Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
~By Coco Chanel ~


If we justify war, it is because all peoples always justify the traits of which they find themselves possessed, not because war will bear an objective examination of its merits.
~By Ruth Benedict ~


Unjust attacks on public men do them more good than unmerited praise.
~By Rutherford B. Hayes ~


You should issue demerits for tree cutting or the destruction of humus.
~By Donella Meadows ~


My primary lesson, however, was that I'm a solo writer, happiest when I'm making all the executive decisions. I've always been willing to rise or fall on my own merits.
~By Sue Grafton ~


Australia as a nation, as a set of cities and some regional centres, that project died a death and we didn't get it up, but I still think there's merit in that.
~By Susan Oliver ~


A necessary consequent of religious belief is the attaching ideas of merit to that belief, and of demerit to its absence.
~By Francis Wright ~


I was induced to establish several orders of merit, from conviction that emulation, well directed, becomes a useful servant; and, that the latent genius of some youth is more easily brought into action this way, than by the more sordid gratification of self-interest.
~By Joseph Lancaster ~


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 its rewarded as such.
~By Og Mandino ~


Security for agriculture merits serious concern by not only the agricultural community but our nation as a whole. The risk to the U.S. food supply and overall economy is real.
~By Pat Roberts ~


I'm not going to get in to an argument with anyone about the relative merits of Judaism and Christianity, and what it means for a Jewish kid to be a Christian - I'm just not interested in that argument.
~By T-Bone Burnett ~


With children no longer the universally accepted reason for marriage, marriages are going to have to exist on their own merits.
~By Eleanor Holmes Norton ~


The earmark favor factory needs to be boarded up and demolished, not turned over to new management that may or may not have a better eye for earmarks with 'merit.'
~By Tom Coburn ~


What indeed is life, unless so far as it is enjoyed? It does not merit the name.
~By William Godwin ~


Moderation has been called a virtue to limit the ambition of great men, and to console undistinguished people for their want of fortune and their lack of merit.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


In point of substantial merit the law school belongs in the modern university no more than a school of fencing or dancing.
~By Thorstein Veblen ~


Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
~By Eleanor Roosevelt ~


Whence it is somewhat strange that any men from so mean and silly a practice should expect commendation, or that any should afford regard thereto; the which it is so far from meriting, that indeed contempt and abhorrence are due to it.
~By Isaac Barrow ~


I believe that President Clinton considered the legal merits of the arguments for the pardon as he understood them, and he rendered his judgment, wise or unwise, on the merits.
~By John Podesta ~


On their own merits modest men are dumb.
~By George Colman ~


I no longer have the terrible nightmares that I used to have. Mao had just died in 1976, and China began to open up. For the first time scholarships to go to the West to study were awarded on academic merit.
~By Jung Chang ~


Not everything that is more difficult is more meritorious.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Wilderness designations should not be the result of a quid pro quo. They should rise or fall on their own merits.
~By Nick Rahall ~


Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient.
~By Francis Quarles ~


Plagiarists, at least, have the merit of preservation.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


It is the business of the future to be dangerous; and it is among the merits of science that it equips the future for its duties.
~By Alfred North Whitehead ~


Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
~By Nathaniel Hawthorne ~


I don't say 'Tis impossible for an impudent man not to rise in the world, but a moderate merit with a large share of impudence is more probable to be advanced than the greatest qualifications without it.
~By Mary Wortley Montagu ~


An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof.
~By Walter Savage Landor ~


Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men.
~By Francis Bacon ~


Men sometimes feel injured by praise because it assigns a limit to their merit; few people are modest enough not to take offense that one appreciates them.
~By Marquis De Vauvenargues ~


Remove advertising, disable a person or firm from proclaiming its wares and their merits, and the whole of society and of the economy is transformed. The enemies of advertising are the enemies of freedom.
~By David Ogilvy ~


Beauties in vain their pretty eyes may roll; charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
~By Alexander Pope ~


Cagey trial lawyers have figured out there's a pretty good likelihood their case - no matter what its merit - will literally get its day in court because of favorable judges.
~By Dennis Hastert ~


Yes, young men, Italy owes to you an undertaking which has merited the applause of the universe. You have conquered and you will conquer still, because you are prepared for the tactics that decide the fate of battles.
~By Giuseppe Garibaldi ~


Temerity is not always successful.
~By Titus Livius ~


There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of merit; but the case of song-writing is, I think, one of the few.
~By Edgar Allan Poe ~

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April 18 ,2021
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