Quotation Explorer - 'Excessive'

A national debt, if it is not excessive, will be to us a national blessing. - Alexander Hamilton
The excessive desire of pleasing goes along almost always with the apprehension of not being liked.
A certain amount of impatience can be good to do the good works excessive patience delays to do, but sometimes, it is good to have a little amount of patience, for a little amount of patience can be a big antidote to a big woe of impatience - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
She was stung by sharp regret thinking about the sheets and tablecloths, so costly and never used due to excessive regard. - Paolo Giordano
They worried to an excessive degree about getting gender correct, as if elves gave a shit. Humans could keep their concerns about everyone’s genitalia to themselves. - Sabrina Zbasnik
Horizontal expansion loses the depth, though excessive depth that only provokes darkness is futile. Therefore a balance between depth and vastness is essential in learning - Priyavrat Thareja
Ignorance of all things is an evil neither terrible nor excessive, nor yet the greatest of all; but great cleverness and much learning, if they be accompanied by a bad training, are a much greater misfortune. - Plato
Who hateth me but for my happiness? Or who is honour'd now but for his wealth? Rather had I, a Jew, be hated thus, Than pitied in a Christian poverty; For I can see no fruits in all their faith, But malice, falsehood, and excessive pride, Which methinks fits not their profession. - Christopher Marlowe
If one man gets excessive maan (importance from others) higher than a certain point, he will get tired of it, and if he gets excessive insults higher than a certain point, he gets agitated. - Dada Bhagwan
Deep scientific psychoanalysis reveals that excessive beliefs and dependence on religion is a superstition and fear induced psychiatric disease. - Debasish Mridha
Most people think confidence lies in an excessive rehearsal. It’s true that man has to prepare, plan and practice before projecting his purposes. But a time must definitely arrive when man has to put an end to learning and rehearsal and start practicing what he spent time learning. - Israelmore Ayivor
He's a man," Themla said."I guess that explains it.""Hairy, Neanderthalic," Thelma said, "perpetually half-crazed from excessive levels of testosterone, plagued by racial memories of the lost glory of mammoth-hunting expeditions - they're all alike. - Dean Koontz
The purpose of a funeral service is to comfort the living. It is important at a funeral to display excessive grief. This will show others how kind-hearted and loving you are and their improved opinion of you will be very comforting. - P. J. O'Rourke
Excessive productivity can bring the most gifted man almost to madness. - Friedrich Nietzsche
Excessive praise arises from the same bigotry matrix as excessive criticism. - Stefan Molyneux
though excessive pride may seek for freedom, it may only see freedom in chains - Ernest Agyemang Yeboah
When you write by hand, you don't have the excessive freedom of a computer. When I write down something, I have to be serious about it. I have to ask myself, "Is this necessary at this point in the book? - Pat Conroy
The award for excessive success is eternal doubt and eventual failure.""So what, it's stupid to even try?""No. It's unwise to hope."- Something Like Stardust - Genevieve Ross
Excessive literary production is a social offense. - George Eliot
There can never be a complete confidence in a power which is excessive. - Cornelius Tacitus
Such Excessive Preoccupation With The Faults Of Others Only Manages To Bring The Spotlight To Shine Bright On Whatever It Is You May Have Hiding Behind All Your Self Perceived Glory. - Marcie Leeper
One of the things that kills Buddhist spiritual life is excessive seriousness. - Gil Fronsdal
Anger exceeding limits causes fear and excessive kindness eliminates respect. - Euripides
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