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'Tis pedantry to estimate nations by the census, or by square miles of land, or other than by their importance to the mind of the time
Ralph Waldo Emerson
A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.
Douglas Adams
Admiration, n. Our polite recognition of another's resemblance to ourselves.
Ambrose Bierce
Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well
Voltaire
As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them.
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
By appreciation, we make excellence in others our own property.
Voltaire
I sometimes think that God, in creating man, somewhat overestimated his ability
Oscar Wilde
I try to live what I consider a "poetic existence." That means I take responsibility for the air I breathe and the space I take up. I try to be immediate, to be totally present for all my work.
Maya Angelou
I would rather be able to appreciate things I can not have than to have things I am not able to appreciate.
Elbert Hubbard
Knowledge is recognition of something absent; it is a salutation, not an embrace.
George Santayana
Next to excellence is the appreciation of it
William Makepeace Thackeray
No man can taste the fruits of autumn while he is delighting his scent with the flowers of spring.
Samuel Johnson
One is apt to overestimate beauty when it is rare
Mark Twain
One is apt to overestimate beauty when it is rare
Mark Twain
Reason's last step is the recognition that there are an infinite number of things which are beyond it
Blaise Pascal
The best way to appreciate your job is to imagine yourself without one.
Oscar Wilde
The chief value of money lies in the fact that one lives in a world in which it is overestimated.
Henry Louis Mencken
The deepest principle in human nature is the craving to be appreciated.
William James
The greatest of all gifts is the power to estimate things at their true worth
The secret of life is to appreciate the pleasure of being terribly deceived
Oscar Wilde
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