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Honest criticism is hard to take, particularly from a relative, a friend, an acquaintance or a stranger.
Franklin P. Jones
Read over your compositions, and when you meet a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.
Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.
Gates is the ultimate programming machine. He believes everything can be defined, examined, reduced to essentials, and rearranged into a logical sequence that will achieve a particular goal.
States should have the right to enact laws... particularly to end the inhumane practice of ending a life that otherwise could live.
George W. Bush
Advertising is a valuable economic factor because it is the cheapest way of selling goods, particularly if the goods are worthless.
It is a most extraordinary thing, but I never read a patent medicine advertisement without being impelled to the conclusion that I am suffering from the particular disease therein dealt with in its most virulent form.
Jerome K. Jerome
The only books that influence us are those for which we are ready, and which have gone a little farther down our particular path than we have yet got ourselves.
E. M. Forster
The oppressed are allowed once every few years to decide which particular representatives of the oppressing class are to represent and repress them in parliament.
The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern: every class is unfit to govern.
The happiest people seem to be those who have no particular cause for being happy except that they are so.
William Ralph Inge
I like mathematics because it is not human and has nothing particular to do with this planet or with the whole accidental universe - because, like Spinoza's God, it won't love us in return.
There are a number of mechanical devices which increase sexual arousal, particularly in women. Chief among these is the Mercedes-Benz 380SL convertible.
P. J. O'Rourke
Over grown military establishments are under any form of government inauspicious to liberty, and are to be regarded as particularly hostile to republican liberty.
A narrative is like a room on whose walls a number of false doors have been painted; while within the narrative, we have many apparent choices of exit, but when the author leads us to one particular door, we know it is the right one because it opens.
'Camp' is a vision of the world in terms of style - but a particular style. It is the love of the exaggerated.
The relationship of the toastmaster to speaker should be the same as that of the fan to the fan dancer. It should call attention to the subject without making any particular effort to cover it.
Adlai E. Stevenson
I always cheer up immensely if an attack is particularly wounding because I think, well, if they attack one personally, it means they have not a single political argument left.
Born poor, but of honored and humble people, I am particularly proud to die poor.
Pope John XXIII
Journalism wishes to tell what it is that has happened everywhere as though the same things had happened for every man. Poetry wishes to say what it is like for any man to be himself in the presence of a particular occurrence as though only he were alone there.
Age is not a particularly interesting subject. Anyone can get old. All you have to do is live long enough.
We need creativity in order to break free from the temporary structures that have been set up by a particular sequence of experience.
Edward de Bono
Nothing is particularly hard if you divide it into small jobs.
Because modeling is lucrative, I'm able to save up and be more particular about the acting roles I take.
I was a nothing kid. Not particularly good. Not particularly bad.
Sometimes you have to let people down in order to get on, particularly in showbusiness.
In heaven an angel is nobody in particular.
George Bernard Shaw
I embrace everything about Ally... I don't particularly see her as a whiner. One week she's tough, the next she's really weak. I love that. She's human.
Men acquire a particular quality by constantly acting in a particular way.
A computer does not substitute for judgment any more than a pencil substitutes for literacy. But writing without a pencil is no particular advantage.
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