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The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs.
Reputation is only a candle, of wavering and uncertain flame, and easily blown out, but it is the light by which the world looks for and finds merit.
James Russell Lowell
I judge people based on their capability, honesty, and merit.
Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving.
In the workplace, employees should be judged on their merit and hard work and not on aspects that are irrelevant to their performance.
The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
True merit, like a river, the deeper it is, the less noise it makes.
Edward Wood, 1st Earl of Halifax
The merit of originality is not novelty; it is sincerity.
Win on your merit, not your skin color.
I just keep it simple. Watch the ball and play it on merit.
There are few cases in which mere popularity should be considered a proper test of merit; but the case of song-writing is, I think, one of the few.
Edgar Allan Poe
Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable.
God preordained, for his own glory and the display of His attributes of mercy and justice, a part of the human race, without any merit of their own, to eternal salvation, and another part, in just punishment of their sin, to eternal damnation.
Nature gives you the face you have at twenty; it is up to you to merit the face you have at fifty.
Charms strike the sight, but merit wins the soul.
Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive.
It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Nobody, I think, ought to read poetry, or look at pictures or statues, who cannot find a great deal more in them than the poet or artist has actually expressed. Their highest merit is suggestiveness.
I like winning or losing, failing or succeeding on my own merit.
Fondly we think we honor merit then, When we but praise ourselves in other men.
If you believe, as I do, that merit is equally distributed between the sexes, then any result that isn't around half and half should be troubling.
In ambition, as in love, the successful can afford to be indulgent toward their rivals. The prize our own, it is graceful to recognize the merit that vainly aspired to it.
Christian Nestell Bovee
An education system where student selection is based on credit capacity and not merit capacity and where graduating students are no longer indebted to the nation, but increasingly indebted to the Australian Taxation Office - that's no way to improve the quality of education.
If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it.
This is the merit and distinction of art: to be more real than reality, to be not nature but nature's essence.
William Ernest Henley
'Upstream Color' in particular, it's got to infect culture at some level in order to have a life of its own. Then it'll be judged, and it'll either live or it won't by its own merit, and history will decide whether it's relevant however long into the future. I think that's more than enough to hope for.
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