Double Standard Quotes

Not to be ashamed of sin is to sin double

German Proverb

Bond has just been surprised by the double agent, Grant. Red wine with fish. Well, that should have told me something.

Bond

A marriage...makes of two fractional lives a whole; it gives to two purposeless lives a work, and doubles the strength of each to perform it; it gives to two questioning natures a reason for living, and something to live for; it will give a new gladness to the sunshine, a new fragrance to the flowers, a new beauty to the earth, and a new mystery to life.

Mark Twain

Teamwork divides the task and doubles the success.

Unknown

Friendship doubles our joy and divides our grief.

Swedish Proverb

If you suppress grief too much it can well redouble

Moliere

Great honours are great burdens, but on whom They are cast with envy, he doth bear two loads. His cares must still be double to his joys, In any dignity.

Ben Jonson

We are double-edged blades, and every time we whet our virtue the return stroke strops our vice.

Henry David Thoreau

Justifying a fault doubles it.

French Proverb

Shared joy is a double joy; shared sorrow is half a sorrow.

Swedish Proverb

Procrastination usually results in sorrowful regret. Today's duties put off until tomorrow give us a double burden to bear; the best way is to do them in their proper time.

Ida Scott Taylor

Would you like me to give you a formula for success? Itís quite simple, really. Double your rate of failure. You are thinking of failure as the enemy of success. But it isnít at all. You can be discouraged by failure or you can learn from it, So go ahead and make mistakes. Make all you can. Because remember thatís where you will find success.

Thomas J. Watson

Despair doubles our strength.

French Proverb xxxx

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!

Winston Churchill

Through zeal, knowledge is gotten, through lack of zeal, knowledge is lost; let a man who knows this double path of gain and loss thus place himself that knowledge may grow.

Buddha

Fair and balanced is doublespeak for bite-out-chunks-of-truth until only irrelevancy is left, byte-sized, entertaining irrelevancy.

Larisa Alexandrovna

I fully realize that every promise I make, the Republicans will double and the Democrats will redouble. They think this will make me vulnerable, but they dont know I have some tricks up my sleeve, along with a box of raisins to munch on while Im waiting for the returns to come in.

Grace Ethel Cecile Rosalie Allen

I'm not the greatest; I'm the double greatest. Not only do I knock 'em out, I pick the round.

Muhammad Ali

It first was a rumour dismissed as a lie but then came the evidence none could deny: a double page spread in the Sunday Express The Russians are running the DHSS!

Attila the Stockbroker

Not a very well-known fact, but on planes they always carry a trombone just in case there's a disaster and they need to keep morale up. All cabin crew - fully proficient in the trombone. And of course there's a double facility: if you ditch at sea, it can be used as a snorkel.

Bill Bailey

The double-sun system was relatively poor in comets; there were only a hundred billion of them.

Iain Menzies Banks

Quality is more important than quantity. One home run is much better than two doubles.

Steve Jobs

Now my humble fear is that this double training, in language as well as in thought, imposes somewhat too heavy a burden upon the young, especially when, at the age of three years old, they are taken from the maternal care and taught to unlearn the old language except for the purpose of repeating it in the presence of their Mothers and Nurses and to learn the vocabulary and idiom of science. Already methinks I discern a weakness in the grasp of mathematical truth at the present time as compared with the more robust intellect of our ancestors three hundred years ago.

Edwin Abbott

One ought never to turn one's back on a threatened danger and try to run away from it. If you do that, you will double the danger. But if you meet it promptly and without flinching, you will reduce the danger by half. Never run away from anything. Never!

Ralph Waldo Emerson

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