Quotes of exceeding

  1. She saw too that man has the power of exceeding himself, of becoming himself more entirely and profoundly than he is, truths which have only recently begun to be seen in Europe and seem even now too great for its common intelligence. – Sri Aurobindo
  2. Remember that in every single case in history the process of adaptation has been one of exceeding slowness. Do not look for the impossible, but do not let your path deviate from the quiet and steadfast insistence on full opportunities for your powers. – Franz Boas
  3. The national minimum wage has not been increased in 9 years. By year's end, 21 States across America will have a minimum wage exceeding the Federal minimum wage. – Sherwood Boehlert
  4. Poetry has been to me its own exceeding great reward; it has given me the habit of wishing to discover the good and beautiful in all that meets and surrounds me. – Samuel Taylor Coleridge
  5. To love the one who loves you, To admire the one who admires you, In a word, to be the idol of one's idol, Is exceeding the limit of human joy; It is stealing fire from heaven. – Delphine de Girardin
  6. Learning is its own exceeding great reward. – William Hazlitt
  7. Every man is a damn fool for at least five minutes every day; wisdom consists in not exceeding the limit. – Elbert Hubbard
  8. Prudent people are very happy; 'tis an exceeding fine thing, that's certain, but I was born without it, and shall retain to my day of Death the Humour of saying what I think. – Mary Wortley Montagu
  9. Quite likely the twentieth century is destined to see the natural forces which will enable us to fly from continent to continent with a speed far exceeding that of a bird. – Simon Newcomb
  10. One extends one's limits only by exceeding them. – M. Scott Peck
  11. In love, somehow, a man's heart is always either exceeding the speed limit, or getting parked in the wrong place. – Helen Rowland
  12. The penalty for exceeding the time limit is the forfeiture of the game. – Howard Staunton
  13. Only nine States have been represented since my arrival 'till within three days. There are now Eleven States barely represented. This tardiness in the States or their Delegates, besides retarding the most important Business makes it exceeding fatiguing to those that do attend. – William Whipple

Usage examples for exceeding

  1. So, being exceeding hot, to bed, and slept well. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  2. The library and instruments of any professional person, not exceeding six hundred dollars in value. – How to Collect a Doctor Bill by Frank P. Davis
  3. It was evidently of human origin,- being verse, and of exceeding bad quality. – Mrs. Skaggs's Husbands and Other Stories by Bret Harte
  4. Any suit involving an amount exceeding 3, 000 may be brought there when the controversy is between citizens of different States or citizens of a State and citizens of a foreign country. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
  5. He dwelt in a land of exceeding beauty. – Famous Stories Every Child Should Know by Various
  6. He talks about light affliction which is but for a moment, working out a far more exceeding and eternal weight of glory, 'while we look at the things which are not seen. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  7. We were here two days and a half in exceeding great danger, and could find no way to get out. – A General History and Collection of Voyages and Travels, Vol. VIII. by Robert Kerr
  8. " To my exceeding surprise, I found that she showed no distaste whatever for the union forced upon her, she had without hesitation written to her father that she was quite ready to bestow her hand upon Herr von Ernau. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  9. About five o'clock in the evening rose a very great fog and thick mist, so that it was exceeding dark, and they could not see their way a ship's length before them. – A Journal of the Swedish Embassy in the Years 1653 and 1654, Vol II. by Bulstrode Whitelocke
  10. The vision of Christ left behind an impression of His exceeding beauty, and it remains with me to this day. – The Life of St. Teresa of Jesus by Teresa of Avila
  11. And they also stood exceeding still. – Leaves from a Field Note-Book by J. H. Morgan
  12. With the most exceeding pleasure! – The Ramblin' Kid by Earl Wayland Bowman
  13. At this sight the Egyptians wept in their exceeding great misery; but Psamtik's eyes were dry. – An Egyptian Princess, Volume 9. by Georg Ebers
  14. And demand exceeding the supply. – The Vertical City by Fannie Hurst
  15. The shot was a lucky one exceeding their highest expectations. – The Fifth Battalion Highland Light Infantry in the War 1914-1918 by F.L. Morrison
  16. We shall be expected to write our novels in chapters not exceeding twenty words. – Idle Ideas in 1905 by Jerome K. Jerome
  17. Joan, looking with anxious inquiry in her sister's face, read there an earnestness even exceeding her own. – The Love Affairs of Pixie by Mrs George de Horne Vaizey
  18. Cases can be cited where engineers and directors of railroads, with long grades above one hundred foot to the mile, have regularly sworn in their annual reports, for years in succession, that there were no grades upon their routes exceeding half that elevation. – The Earth as Modified by Human Action by George P. Marsh
  19. And when we all came to compare notes together upon our return on board I found that I was by no means the most fortunate one of the party, the skipper's total and those of three of the forecastle hands considerably exceeding mine in quantity. – Turned Adrift by Harry Collingwood
  20. In anguish Kirkwood uttered an exceeding bitter cry. – The Black Bag by Louis Joseph Vance

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