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Approximately 80% of our air pollution stems from hydrocarbons released by vegetation, so let's not go overboard in setting and enforcing tough emission standards from man-made sources.

Tags: Air, Tough  ✍ Author: Ronald Reagan

If we are to have such a discipline we must have standards, and to get our standards under existing conditions we must have criticism.

Tags: Criticism, Discipline  ✍ Author: Irving Babbitt

I did what I could to inflate the rumor I was on my way to stardom. What I was on my way to, by any mathematical standards known to man, was oblivion, by way of obscurity.

Tags: Known, Rumor  ✍ Author: Tallulah Bankhead

I certainly didn't think of myself as gifted. The standards for being gifted in my environment were if you were good in Little League or if you were good in football.

Tags: Football, Good  ✍ Author: James Cameron

Barbarism is the absence of standards to which appeal can be made.

Tags: Absence, Appeal  ✍ Author: Jose Ortega y Gasset

In most languages, 'control' is the first synonym for the word 'manage.' Control is about spotting and correcting deviations from pre-defined standards; thus to control, one must first constrain.

Tags: Control, Word  ✍ Author: Ayumi Hamasaki

You have competition every day because you set such high standards for yourself that you have to go out every day and live up to that.

Tags: High, Yourself  ✍ Author: Michael Jordan

The standards of the international community manifest firmness. Iran has no need for long-range missiles or to collaborate with terrorist organizations all over the world.

Tags: Community, Terrorist  ✍ Author: Moshe Katsav

I grew up in a very small town which is remote even by Indian standards. I always dreamed of the world.

Tags: Small, Town  ✍ Author: Mira Nair

It's hard not to play golf that's up to Jack Nicklaus standards when you are Jack Nicklaus.

Tags: Golf, Hard  ✍ Author: Jack Nicklaus

The nicest thing about standards is that there are so many of them to choose from.

Tags: Choose, Leadership  ✍ Author: Ken Olsen

There are no standards for computer programmers and no group to certify them.

Tags: Computer, Group  ✍ Author: Dave Parnas

By many peoples' standards, my playing is very primitive but by punk standards, I'm a virtuoso.

Tags: Playing, Punk  ✍ Author: Robert Quine

Applying different standards to al Qaeda does not abandon Geneva, but only recognizes that the U.S. faces a stateless enemy never contemplated by the Conventions.

Tags: Abandon, Enemy  ✍ Author: John Yoo

Nothing is ever too expensive if it furthers the repertoire and artistic standards of a dance company.

Tags: Company, Dance  ✍ Author: Mikhail Baryshnikov

I'm responsible for what I am and what I want to be. I'm not trying to live by another's standards.

Tags: Another, Trying  ✍ Author: Tom Bergeron

Publicly I'm a very modest dresser, by Hollywood's standards.

Tags: Hollywood, Modest  ✍ Author: Mayim Bialik

When you're around someone good, your own standards are raised.

Tags: Good, Someone  ✍ Author: Ritchie Blackmore

Nothing is sadder than having worldly standards without worldly means.

Tags: Means, Worldly  ✍ Author: Van Wyck Brooks

States are not moral agents, people are, and can impose moral standards on powerful institutions.

Tags: Moral, Powerful  ✍ Author: Noam Chomsky

We have created indoor installations inside museums, like the Wrapped Floor at the Museum of Contemporary Art in Chicago in 1968, and not monumental at all by any standards.

Tags: Art, Inside  ✍ Author: Christo

I wanted to make a jazz record. I didn't want it to be a standards record.

Tags: Jazz, Wanted  ✍ Author: Rita Coolidge

We have to set our own agenda, we have to set our own standards, we have to be very strong about what we want, we have to be very strong about our passion and if it's not right for you, you shouldn't do it just because you're advised by so-called geniuses.

Tags: Passion, Strong  ✍ Author: Jackie DeShannon

The Scouts are a private organization and have every right to set their own membership standards.

Tags: Membership, Private  ✍ Author: John Doolittle

If you don't meet the standards, then you don't qualify.

Tags: Meet, Qualify  ✍ Author: Harold Ford, Jr.
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The highest standards of conduct must be met by everyone in the NFL because it is a privilege to represent the NFL, not a right.

Tags: Everyone, Highest  ✍ Author: Roger Goodell

Instead of destroying an area for a paltry amount of oil, we should be increasing fuel standards for automobiles and focusing our efforts on biofuels and other alternatives.

Tags: Efforts, Oil  ✍ Author: Raul Grijalva

I have always been very rebellious and gone against the grain. I've always challenged the standards set before me.

Tags: Against, Gone  ✍ Author: Amber Heard

The repudiation of the primacy of understanding means the repudiation of the norms of judgment as well, and hence the abandonment of all ethical standards.

Tags: Judgment, Means  ✍ Author: Johan Huizinga

I think that failure by your own standards is certainly a form of success.

Tags: Failure, Success  ✍ Author: Bonnie Hunt

When you fail by your own standards, it's a form of success.

Tags: Fail, Success  ✍ Author: Bonnie Hunt

Well firstly, that points certainly at the need for international standards on biometrics that would move in the same direction so that we can have the same technical requirements.

Tags: Direction, Move  ✍ Author: Asa Hutchinson

They know what my standards are. They know what I need and how to get it to me, and they know how to communicate with me if for some reason they can't get it.

Tags: Reason  ✍ Author: Thomas Keller

Without sounding pompous, I really do feel that I have a set of standards that I must adhere to, even leaving aside considerations of what the readers expect.

Tags: Expect, Leaving  ✍ Author: Jonathan Kellerman

If we're going to have standards in schools, let's be honest and have standards.

Tags: Honest, Schools  ✍ Author: Amy Klobuchar

When the world becomes standard, I will start caring about standards.

Tags: Caring, Start  ✍ Author: Rasmus Lerdorf

When discussing overall impacts on employment, it is important not to overlook the new technologies and industries that can be driven by pollution control standards.

Tags: Control, Driven  ✍ Author: Eugene McCarthy

I urge you to hold fast to your standards. I plead with you not to waver.

Tags: Fast, Hold  ✍ Author: Thomas S. Monson

Every historian with professional standards speaks or writes what he believes to be true.

Tags: Believes, True  ✍ Author: Samuel E. Morison

I've upped my standards. Now, up yours.

Tags: Yours  ✍ Author: Pat Paulsen

In our recovery package we put new standards of accountability and transparency, which we hope will now apply.

Tags: Hope, Put  ✍ Author: Nancy Pelosi

My mother would kill me if I posed nude! My mother raised me with certain standards.

Tags: Mother, Raised  ✍ Author: Rihanna

The standards to get in are very high. We don't want to lower those standards.

Tags: High, Lower  ✍ Author: Hugh Shelton

The first thing people say to me when they meet me is, 'You're so much skinner in person.' You have to live up to these standards that are so unrealistic. I try to tune it out.

Tags: Meet, Try  ✍ Author: Gail Simmons

I'm still more comfortable with standards than with my own songs.

Tags: Songs  ✍ Author: Carly Simon

It's hard to lose when your standards are so low.

Tags: Hard, Lose  ✍ Author: Hannah Simone

We have no basis for having a recall of any particular type of voting equipment because there are no standards. And when we do have standards, even these standards are required to be voluntary.

Tags: Particular, Voting  ✍ Author: DeForest Soaries

Different parents have different standards for their children.

Tags: Children, Parents  ✍ Author: Penelope Spheeris

I would encourage nonproprietary standards for tools and libraries.

Tags: Encourage, Tools  ✍ Author: Bjarne Stroustrup

I don't like playing standards. I like to do my own cutting edge work.

Tags: Playing, Work  ✍ Author: Andy Summers

People mistake their limitations for high standards.

Tags: High, Mistake  ✍ Author: Jean Toomer
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