Quotes of recommendation

  1. Personal beauty is a greater recommendation than any letter of reference. – Aristotle
  2. There's always a great deal of business to be transacted in one's office. There are always visitors it seems to me, an unending stream of them, who come with letters of recommendation or come actually on substantive business. – David Bruce
  3. I've known those pieces ever since I was about 16 or 17; I also at that time was taken to meet Charles Ives whom I got to know fairly well. He was the one who wrote a recommendation for me to get into college. – Elliott Carter
  4. Brevity is the best recommendation of speech, whether in a senator or an orator. – Marcus Tullius Cicero
  5. Some of them, in accepting the proposed plan of government, coupled their acceptance with a recommendation of various additions to the Constitution, which they deemed essential to the preservation of the rights of the States, or of the People. – Caleb Cushing
  6. I don't have a particular recommendation other than that we base decisions on as much hard data as possible. We need to carefully look at all the options and all their ramifications in making our decisions. – Dorothy Denning
  7. A good face they say, is a letter of recommendation O Nature, Nature, why art thou so dishonest, as ever to send men with these false recommendations into the World! – Henry Fielding
  8. But I believe that the DPKO at this time was very much involved with American administration and was acting, taking on consideration the demand or the recommendation of the American administration. American administration was very powerful. – Boutros Boutros-Ghali
  9. I like to not be too involved in the beginning and during the process so as to keep this fresh look and be able to give constructive recommendation on the final production. – Guy Laliberte
  10. Sitting in this chair, my recommendation would carry too much weight. – Michael Ritchie
  11. A beautiful face is a mute recommendation – Publilius Syrus

Usage examples for recommendation

  1. " Well, I think that ought to be recommendation enough. – Tom Brown at Oxford by Thomas Hughes
  2. To them it was a recommendation of Luther's articles when Bucer, Blaurer, and others, though having subscribed the Augsburg Confession, refused to sign them. – Historical Introductions to the Symbolical Books of the Evangelical Lutheran Church by Friedrich Bente
  3. Shortly after leaving the rectory she was established, on my mother's recommendation in Thormanby Park. – Lalage's Lovers 1911 by George A. Birmingham
  4. Hence his piteous recommendation of him to Oliver, and Oliver's ready promise to be father, mother, and brother to the youngster. – The Sea-Hawk by Raphael Sabatini
  5. He communicated his design of going to London to the dutchess of Gordon; who having still a very high opinion of his poetical abilities, gave him a letter of recommendation to Mr. Pope, and obtained another for him to Sir Peter King, the lord chancellor of England. – The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland (1753),Vol. V. by Theophilus Cibber
  6. We shall give her a good recommendation for she is really an excellent servant. – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  7. " Indeed I did, if it was a recommendation – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  8. I give Mrs. Packard these lines of recommendation because she has asked for them. – Marital Power Exemplified in Mrs. Packard's Trial, and Self-Defence from the Charge of Insanity by Elizabeth Parsons Ware Packard
  9. Well, then, I take your recommendation send him to me to- morrow at twelve. – The Disowned, Complete by Edward Bulwer-Lytton
  10. But I'll do it on your recommendation I'll give it a six months' trial, and see what comes of it. – The Bars of Iron by Ethel May Dell
  11. Rabbato was chosen as the capital of Gozo for the same reason, doubtless, that Madrid was made the seat of government for Spain, because it was so nearly the exact centre of the country, while almost every other recommendation is wanting in both instances. – The Story of Malta by Maturin M. Ballou
  12. Upon this point you will render your verdict, guilty; only adding a recommendation to the mercy of the court. – Our World, or, The Slaveholders Daughter by F. Colburn Adams
  13. " As you do not require money in advance," said he, " you will be able to get as many letters of recommendation as you like." – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  14. The reason seemed to be that the medical lobby- he'd named names- had successfully turned back all attempts by Congress to pass such a law, even though it was a formal recommendation by the Institute of Medicine. – Syndrome by Thomas Hoover
  15. The recommendation for this prosecution was made to the House when Mr. Daubeny was in the first agonies of his great Bill, and he at once resolved to ignore the matter altogether, at any rate for the present. – Phineas Redux by Anthony Trollope
  16. I plan to give you a very fine recommendation Captain. – General Max Shorter by Kris Ottman Neville
  17. Anyhow, the book is full of learning and instruction, and, indeed, both Pocklington's books have an interest of their own, apart from their fate, which, of so many, is their sole recommendation – Books Condemned to be Burnt by James Anson Farrer
  18. I know she has a very strong recommendation to you, so I naturally thought- well, no matter! – Okewood of the Secret Service by Valentine Williams
  19. There was a twinkle in his eye, however, as he kindly added a recommendation and after the door closed behind him Christie was sure that he exploded into a laugh at the recollection of his last night's performance. – Work: A Story of Experience by Louisa May Alcott
  20. If you plead guilty, we can get a recommendation of mercy from the court. – The Mystery of Metropolisville by Edward Eggleston

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