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Quotes of excellent

  1. Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet. – Napoleon Bonaparte
  2. None of us will ever accomplish anything excellent or commanding except when he listens to this whisper which is heard by him alone. – Thomas Carlyle
  3. I always made my food congenial to my constitution, and my health was always excellent – Giacomo Casanova
  4. Good writers are often excellent at a hundred other things, but writing promises a greater latitude for the ego. – John Cheever
  5. The scenes in the show were filmed with a crew of really excellent stunt jumpers, but we had the feel of the parachutes, so we could be more realistic in the roles. – Ken Curtis
  6. O Lord, deliver me from the man of excellent intention and impure heart: for the heart is deceitful above all things, and desperately wicked. – T. S. Eliot
  7. My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent I shall attack. – Ferdinand Foch
  8. Old age is an excellent time for outrage. My goal is to say or do at least one outrageous thing every week. – Louis Kronenberger
  9. We need to internalize this idea of excellence. Not many folks spend a lot of time trying to be excellent – Barack Obama
  10. Such discussions help us very little to enjoy what has been well done in art or poetry, to discriminate between what is more and what is less excellent in them, or to use words like beauty, excellence, art, poetry, with a more precise meaning than they would otherwise have. – Walter Pater
  11. Love is of that excellent nature, that it is esteemed by the best of men, and accepted from the meanest persons; what then is the affection of a Father! – John Pearson
  12. The pretended admission of a fault on our part creates an excellent impression. – Marcus Fabius Quintilian
  13. Sleep is an excellent way of listening to an opera. – James Stephens
  14. When a man is discontented with himself, it has one advantage- that it puts him into an excellent frame of mind for making a bargain. – Laurence Sterne
  15. Appreciation is a wonderful thing: It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well. – Voltaire

Usage examples for excellent

  1. " This is an excellent opportunity for me," said the prince at once, " to see with my own eyes this extraordinary, person, of whom I have so long heard talk. – The Memoirs of Madame de Montespan, Volume VI. Being the Historic Memoirs of the Court of Louis XIV. by Madame La Marquise De Montespan
  2. It is an excellent one. – Young's Demonstrative Translation of Scientific Secrets by Daniel Young
  3. But it broke upon him that this was an excellent solution of the difficulty. – The Sign of Flame by E. Werner
  4. " It's an excellent one," replied Professor Bolton. – Seven Keys to Baldpate by Earl Derr Biggers
  5. It is an excellent thought! – Calderon The Courtier A Tale by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  6. There's one thing excellent for a cold in the head, I know. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  7. " I told you, oh excellent father, that having taken this step there is no going back," said Ananda, at last, in a low voice. – The Outcaste by F. E. Penny
  8. Thou, most excellent in majesty! – Son of Power by Will Levington Comfort and Zamin Ki Dost
  9. " A good way, Tayoga, a most excellent way," said Robert. – The Hunters of the Hills by Joseph Altsheler
  10. The idea is excellent – The Mind Master by Arthur J. Burks
  11. The excellent Hawkes opened it! – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  12. This plan was an excellent one. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  13. Excellent sea fishing may be had at all times. – The South of France--East Half by Charles Bertram Black
  14. Excellent I am certain she is. – Anna St. Ives by Thomas Holcroft
  15. This is an excellent position. – Mohun, or, The Last Days of Lee by John Esten Cooke
  16. Nothing is so great as love, and no way so excellent – Food for the Lambs; or, Helps for Young Christians by Charles Ebert Orr
  17. It was, without doubt, excellent advice. – Romance by Joseph Conrad and F.M. Hueffer
  18. " My cousin is, as always, busy but in excellent health," was the reply. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  19. Otherwise the effect was excellent – The Monk of Hambleton by Armstrong Livingston
  20. " That would be excellent Cyril said. – When London Burned by G. A. Henty