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What was a problem was the excessive amount of media attention to the appointment of the first woman and everything she did. Everywhere that Sandra went, the press was sure to go. And that got tiresome; it was stressful.


Sandra Day O'Connor


#appointment #attention #did #everything #everywhere

It is very sad for a man to make himself servant to a single thing; his manhood all taken out of him by the hydraulic pressure of excessive business.


Theodore Parker


#excessive #him #himself #his #make

I regret and suffer those losses, but it's God's will. He will pardon me if I committed excesses, but I don't think I did.


Augusto Pinochet


#did #excesses #god #i #losses

Till now poets were privileged to insert a certain proportion of nonsense - very far in excess of one-half of one per cent - into their otherwise sober documents.


John C. Ransom


#certain #documents #excess #far #insert

All pain is per se and especially in excess, destructive and ultimately fatal in its nature and effects.


James Young Simpson


#effects #especially #excess #fatal #nature

Drinking habits were very prevalent among men, and were not in any way disgraceful, unless excessive.


Catherine Helen Spence


#any #disgraceful #drinking #excessive #habits

For fear of dropping the troops in the sea, the pilots tended to drop them too far inland - some of them actually in the British lines. The weapon containers often fell wide of the troops, which was another handicap that contributed to our excessive casualties.


Kurt Student


#another #british #casualties #containers #contributed

I'm not intensely private - I talk a great deal about my life and my work - I just don't play the game to excess.


Annie Lennox


#deal #excess #game #great #great deal

While the mind is in doubt it is driven this way and that by a slight impulse.


Terence


#excess #i #life #principle #thing

You believe that easily which you hope for earnestly.


Terence


#excess #i #life #principle #thing






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