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|QuotationsBook.com. Be careful how you live; you will be the only Bible some |
people ever read. - Toms, William J. There is nothing so annoying as a good
example!! - Twain, Mark Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance
of a ...
Paul Corrigan - 1999 - 244 pages
|It's as if there were a 10-part series on TV about great modern managers, seven |
of whom not only failed but their companies ... with an eye for an aphorism, put
this brilliantly with his view that 'There is nothing so annoying as a good example'
|These are illustrious names, this is a mighty doctrine: nothing can ever remove it |
from its firm base, nothing dissolve it, but evolution. - Twain, Mark I believe ...
Twain, Mark There is nothing so annoying as a good example!! - Twain, Mark
|By observing the performance and success of others, people are able to gain |
experience, or, as Mark Twain mentioned: 'There is nothing so annoying as a
good example.' This demonstration effect was of crucial importance in the
|... he so finely painted, for Cleopatra, when, in ber passionate grief, she |
declares that there is nothing left remarkable ... as, for example, in the ''Ode to
Duty," every word of which is in the grand style, and in the great ode, on the "
Intimations of ... the people, properly so-called, give what we mean by " local
color " to a race, good breeding having the tendency to ... so much as to set at
defiance the authorities, whom it chaffs with rough humor, but docs not mean
seriously to annoy.
|Mr. Haydon has never been in Italy ; he knows next to nothing of the Sistine |
Chapel, and can see and understand Michael Angelo by the translator's art alone
. ... Of lecturers not Royal Academicians, Mr. Haydon observes : " There is
nothing in the world so annoying to patrons and ... The descent of a story down
the stream of tradition is a good example of his manner of addressing his hearers
: " An old ...
Eliakim Littell, Robert S. Littell - 1894
|... purple in the face, was indulging in the luxury of a good swear ; but the lady, |
though inwardly quite as annoyed, was ... When, however, the old gentleman had
conclnded, she turned to him gratefully and said, "Thank yon, so much ! ... affords
an excellent illustration of a need that is far from being limited to occasions of
annoyance ; it is but an example of an almost ... Nothing so small that it can
escape his notice, nothing so subtle as to elnde his powers of description, his
birds sing ...
|Vergil's context so well that it may have little to do with the art of memory. ... |
MAGNITUDE AND THE TOPOI At this point let us backtrack in time to consider
another and different kind of indirect example. ... And seeing that she was
annoyed, I said: Don't worry, dear. ... with the parts that directly reflect the art of
memory in italics: My dear, there is nothing so convenient or so good for human
beings as order.
|Is there a so-called Christian to-day who would think of obeying the divine |
injunction which says "if thine enemy smite thee on one cheek, turn thou the other
" ? There ... The passage I have referred to means what it says or it means
nothing. So ... good example surely it is they. Hon ... Dr. Burns said he was much
annoyed at the reflection made on the talent of preachers who occupy Hamilton