KEEP, v.t. He willed away his whole estate, And then in death he fell asleep, Murmuring: "Well, at any rate, My name unblemished I shall keep." But when upon the tomb 'twas wrought Whose was it? -- for the dead keep naught. Durang Gophel Arn - Ambrose Bierce
At any rate, I am convinced that He [God] does not play dice. - Albert Einstein
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the base of our splendid failure to do the impossible. - William Faulkner
First rate magician perform first rate magic effects, second rate magician performs third rate magic effects. - Amit Kalantri
If Cupid misses the heart, he touches the body fatally. (Si Cupidon rate le cœur, - Il touche mortellement le corps) - Charles de Leusse
Creativity is just an attraction to the second rate minds but simplification to the first rate minds. - Amit Kalantri
People with low self-confidence and self-esteem often feel nervous about antagonizing others and tend to rate others’ needs more highly than their own. - Auliq Ice
In a certain sense the past is far more real, or at any rate more stable, more resilient than the present. The present slips and vanishes like sand between the fingers, acquiring material weight, only in its recollection. - Andrei Tarkovsky
I have only a second rate brain, but I think I have a capacity for action. - Theodore Roosevelt
God has a hundred percent success rate in all that He does. - Matshona Dhliwayo
cross-national studies show that the U.S. poverty rate, which stands persistently above 12 percent, is not only the highest poverty rate of any advanced industrial nation, but is more than twice the average for that group.Pursuing the American Dream, 9, 276 - Calvin C. Jillson
Oratory should raise your heart rate. Oratory should blow the doors off the place. - Aaron Sorkin
If there is anything unique about the human animal, it is that it has the ability to grow knowledge at an accelerating rate while being chronically incapable of learning from experience. - John N. Gray
The exchange rate for ideas is infinite. - R.A.Delmonico
The rate spread of EBOLA VIRUS in West Africa, is big tragedy. It is a fatal disease in the history of the world. Intensive education (formal and informal approaches) of the citizens of African can help prevent the spread. International cooperation is urgently needed to combat the EBOLA virus. - Lailah Gifty Akita
PRAYER to the sun above the clouds.Sun that givest all things birth,shine on everything on earth!If that's too much to demand,shine at least on this our land.If even that's too much for thee,shine at any rate on me. - Piet Hein
A hack writer who would not have been considered fourth rate in Europe."(on Mark Twain) - William Faulkner
She had conquered, but she had also necessarily lost much. Perhaps what she had lost was not worth keeping; but at any rate she had lost it. - William Dean Howells
I saw America's economy last night, people raiding dumpsters at a higher rate than normal in my home town. Digging through garbage shouldn't be a career. Thanks Democrats. Thanks Republicans. - Carroll Bryant
The most insidous influence on the young is not violence, drugs, drink or sexual perversion, but our pursuit of the trivial and tolerance of the third rate. - Dr. Eric Anderson Headmaster of Eton. .
GOOD: is when those values that we rate desirable are pertainingBAD: is when those same values are wanting. - Jeff Tikari
We will lower the tax burden on middle-class Americans by asking the very wealthy to pay their fair share. Middle-class taxpayers will have a choice between a children's tax credit or a significant reduction in the income tax rate.
Always be a first rate version of yourself and not a second rate version of someone else. - Judy Garland
We have trained them to think of the Future as a promised land which favored heroes attain-not as something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. - C.S. Lewis
Children naturally believe without question and absorb knowledge at an incredible rate; since there is no other frame of reference; they believe their parental reality, true or false. - David W. Earle
When you talk with people, one of the arguments they'll throw back at you is that the climate has always changed, and that is absolutely right. It's the rate of change that is the problem right now. It's changing so quickly that it exceeds the adaptive capacity of some species. - Michael Crimmins
At this rate, I'm still going to be aspiring by the time I'm expiring. - Scott Cherney
You must never, at any rate, lend yourself to the wrong, in any form, which you condemn. - Mamur Mustapha
The sniper of heart misses only flowers. (Le sniper du cœur - Ne rate que les fleurs) - Charles de Leusse
You have the legs and other also have it; they have the brain and you have it! Stop thinking you can't transact the business that others can. If you do, you are raising your inflation rate! - Israelmore Ayivor
One person's success is another's first step, only you can rate your achievements and find peace within yourself. - Robert Zeidan
Life is a sexually transmitted disease and the mortality rate is one hundred percent. - R.D. Laing
On a long enough timeline. The survival rate for everyone drops to zero. - Chuck Palahniuk
With medical science improving at roughly the same rate as our environmental situation worsens, the most likely scenario is that the world will become uninhabitable at the precise moment the human race becomes immortal. - Steve Toltz
Interestingly, bonobo percussionists prefer a tempo of 280 beats per minute, the syllabic rate at which most humans speak. - Dr Susan Block
It is easy to tell the toiler How best he can carry his packBut no one can rate a burden's weightUntil it has been on his back - Ella Wheeler Wilcox
Be a first rate version of yourself, not a second rate version of someone else. - Judy Garland
You live and learn. At any rate, you live. - Douglas Adams
All of us failed to match our dreams of perfection. So I rate us on the basis of our splendid failure to do the impossible. - William Faulkner
The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of sixty minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is. - C.S. Lewis
The first person to measure the rate of acceleration of a free falling body was Father Giambattista Riccioli. - Thomas E. Woods Jr.
Terence, this is stupid stuff:You eat your victuals fast enough;There can't be much amiss, 'tis clear,To see the rate you drink your beer. - A.E. Housman
Maybe most people were fundamentally contradictory. The real people at any rate. - Tom Robbins
Police not enforcing laws results in a high crime rate that is formally reported as a low crime rate in police statistics. - Steven Magee
If you take out the killings, Washington actually has a very low crime rate.
Tis a good thing to laugh at any rate, and if a straw can tickle a man, it is an instrument of happiness.
...atheism is not a conscious act of turning away from all gods. It is simply the final destination for those who think. ...you will be pleased to discover that the sky does not fall down on your head. ... if you still want to pray, you can (the success rate of your prayers is unlikely to change). - Guy P. Harrison
At the W.M. Keck Observatory on the very high altitude summit of Mauna Kea, there was no routine monitoring of mental functioning, blood oxygen levels, blood pressure or heart rate of workers. - Steven Magee
Sleep is the interest we have to pay on the capital which is called in at death. The higher the interest rate and the more regularly it is paid, the further the date of redemption is postponed - Arthur Schopenhauer
Reality's failure rate is similar to [that of] other barrier contraceptives.
Some who have read the book, or at any rate have reviewed it, have found it boring, absurd, or contemptible, and I have no cause to complain, since I have similar opinions of their works... - J. R. R. Tolkien
While an author is yet living we estimate his powers by his worst performance, and when he is dead we rate them by his best. - Samuel Johnson
Breaking up is a natural evolution when you try to figure out what you want in life. If you’re with an individual who isn’t moving in the same direction and at the same rate that you are, it ain’t going to work. - Usher Raymond
If antidepressant drugs are effective, why don't they work for psychiatrists? Year after year, psychiatrists commit suicide at a higher rate than the general population. Are we to believe that they don't take their own drugs, or that the drugs don't have the benefits attributed to them?
At the present rate of progress, it is almost impossible to imagine any technical feat that cannot be achieved - if it can be achieved at all - within the next few hundred years. - Arthur C. Clarke