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The very essence of the creative is its novelty, and hence we have no standard by which to judge it.
View quotes by Carl Rogers

A standard bearer for freedom, even civilisation [on pornography]
View quotes by Salman Rushdie

Hold yourself responsible for a higher standard than anybody expects of you. Never excuse yourself.
View quotes by Henry Ward Beecher

A disposition to preserve, and an ability to improve, taken together, would be my standard of a statesman.
View quotes by Edmund Burke

The problems with First Ladies is that you have to set the standard. My role is to be both star and slave.
View quotes by Imelda Marcos

Let us raise a standard to which the wise and honest can repair; the rest is in the hands of God.
View quotes by George Washington

I'm baffled by the international standard of cricket [on Zimbabwe's poor performance]
View quotes by Michael Vaughan

I am always amazed at the standard of the dancers throughout all of the series but somehow this year [2006] has been exceptional.
View quotes by Bruce Forsyth

The greatest discoveries have come from people who have looked at a standard situation and seen it differently.
View quotes by Ira Erwin

We can beat the best on our day but we can also put in some pretty sub-standard performances and that is what we are looking to do [ah, so that's how you lost the series to India!]
View quotes by David Graveney

There is certainly no absolute standard of beauty. That precisely is what makes its pursuit so interesting.
View quotes by Galbraith

W G Grace was by no conceivable standard a good man. He was a cheat on and off the cricket field.
View quotes by C P Snow

A liberal-arts education is supposed to provide you with a value system, a standard, a set of ideas, not a job.
View quotes by Caroline Bird

Practically the only way to dry the swamp of radical Islam is through economic development and an improved standard of living.
View quotes by Yitzhak Rabin

In the first set I got so upset that I wanted to smash my racket, but as it's partly made of gold I couldn't
[on not playing up to standard]
View quotes by Serena Williams

The standard has gone up, whether that's down to the split divisions or more professionalism. People are raising the bar and wanting to emulate the England team.
View quotes by Stuart Law

To set up as a standard of public morality a notion which can neither be defined nor conceived is to open the door to every kind of tyranny.
View quotes by Simone Weil

A community is a group of people who have come together, and they work and they live to try and improve the standard of living and quality of life - and I don't mean money.
View quotes by William Baldwin

It is a masterpiece of the devil to make us believe that children cannot understand religion. Would Christ have made a child the standard of faith if He had known that it was not capable of understanding His words?

View quotes by Dwight Moody

Considering they do it week after week, the standard is phenomenal. And they make it look so easy, that's their great gift [on Coronation Street]
View quotes by Sir Derek Jacobi

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