Quotation Explorer - 'Degrees'

No country can be described as free- but each has different degrees of bondage. - Agatha Christie
We are all children coming inside from recess with varying degrees of dirt on us. - Shannon L. Alder
For most of us enlightenment is not a destination or graduation into a permanent higher state of consciousness, but a moment-by-moment experience constantly fluctuating between degrees of wholeness and limited consciousness. I like to call this enlightening-ment. - Jennifer Howard
God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas but for scars. - Elbert Hubbard
Arts degrees are awesome. And they help you find meaning where there is none. And let me assure you, there is none. Don’t go looking for it. Searching for meaning is like searching for a rhyme scheme in a cookbook: you won’t find it and you’ll bugger up your soufflé. - Tim Minchin
A destructive thought process exists within all of us, and we are plagued to varying degrees by an internal dialogue that is harmful, restrictive, and at its ultimate extreme, self-destructive. - Lisa Firestone
There are no differences but differences of degree between different degrees of difference and no difference. - William James
I think my degrees in Theology and Psychology qualified me for nothing, but probably prepared me for everything. - Brooke Bida
Not your degrees, but your choice, defines your intelligence. - Debasish Mridha
Maybe there is no justice, just different degrees of injustice. - Marty Rubin
There are many degrees of sight and many degrees of blindness. What senses do we lack that we cannot see another world all around us? - Frank Herbert
Maybe this is a second doctoral program: advanced learning about life, death, marriage, mothering, family, faith, patience, prayer. My degree will be 'Doctor of Life,' and I will be in good company. So many of us earn our 'Doctor of Life' degrees. - Christina G. Hibbert Psy.D.
A good inclination is but the first rude draught of virtue, but the finishing strokes are from the will, which, if well disposed, will by degrees perfect it, as if all disposed will quickly deface it.
Bachelor's degrees make pretty good placemats if you get 'em laminated. - Jeph Jacques
To be of no church is dangerous. Religion, of which the rewards are distant, and which is animated only by faith and hope, will glide by degrees out of the mind unless it be invigorated and reimpressed by external ordinances, by stated calls to worship, and the salutary influence of example. - Samuel Johnson
Someone was waving a large pink-and-white sign that read, "Don't Worry, Be Happy." I was trying, and so were at least thirty thousand other bodies, with varying degrees of post-Aquarian patience, to see the Who for the first time in a year. - Ellen Willis
They say there is six degrees of separation between you and another person. However, when people are praying for you there are only two degrees. - Shannon L. Alder
God will not look you over for medals, degrees or diplomas, but for scars. - Elbert Hubbard
We all boil at different degrees. - Ralph Waldo Emerson
Maybe there is no justice, only different degrees of injustice. - Marty Rubin
At the end of your lives you will not be judged by academic successes, the degrees or diplomas earned, the positions held, the material wealth acquired, or power and prestige, but rather on the basis of what you have become as persons and what you are in conduct and character. - Howard W. Hunter
What values do achievement, degrees, and diplomas have if you don't have wisdom and love? - Debasish Mridha
How poor are they who have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees. - William Shakespeare
The world is to be carried forward by truth, which at first offends, which wins its way by degrees, which the many hate and would rejoice to crush. - William Ellery Channing
Lowliness is young ambition's ladder, Whereto the climber-upward turns his face; But when he once attains the upmost round, He then unto the ladder turns his back, Looks in the clouds, scorning the base degrees By which he did ascend - William Shakespeare
How poor are they that have not patience! What wound did ever heal but by degrees? - William Shakespeare
I want you here. I don't care if it's a hundred degrees and every blade of grass dies. Without you, none of that matters to me. - Kami Garcia
The New World Order is established by degrees. The first degree is truth of the one subject, which follows from the existence and the oneness of the universe, and from the ancient belief that God is all-knowing. - Compton Gage
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