What we call happiness in the strictest sense comes from the (preferably sudden) satisfaction of needs which have been dammed up to a high degree.
Let him who expects one class of society to prosper in the highest degree, while the other is in distress, try whether one side; of the face can smile while the other is pinched.
To what a degree the same past can leave different marks - and especially admit of different interpretations.
To the degree we're not living our dreams, our comfort zone has more control of us than we have over ourselves.
The sublimity of administration consists in knowing the proper degree of power that should be exerted on different occasions.
To some degree Satanism is purely a kind of disease of Christianity. You've got to really be Christian to believe in Satan.
Neither a lofty degree of intelligence nor imagination nor both together go to the making of genius. Love, love, love, that is the soul of genius.
The degree of one's emotions varies inversely with one's knowledge of the facts.
It may be said with a degree of assurance that not everything that meets the eye is as it appears.
every man is free to rise as far as he's able or willing, but the degree to which he thinks determines the degree to which he'll rise.
The true value of a human being can be found in the degree to which he has attained liberation from the self.
Your chances of success are directly proportional to the degree of pleasure you desire from what you do. If you are in a job you hate, face the fact squarely and get out.
People of humor are always in some degree people of genius.
Every man becomes, to a certain degree, what the people he generally converses with are.
For me, the desire exists less to get myself a degree than to just go and have the whole college experience, and throw myself into the brain pool and see if I can swim.
Both of my parents are professors and everyone in my family has some fabulous degree of something or another and I couldn't get into college because I didn't know a language.
I went to the Westminster College for Men in Missouri, which is what it was called back then, and transferred to the University of Denver where I ultimately got my degree.
I've always enjoyed writing, I graduated with a degree in English; I've done bits of journalism
In Hungary, acting is a career for which one fits himself as earnestly as one studies for a degree in medicine, law, or philosophy.
What can we say about a marketing culture that so openly feeds and colludes with obsession? The Disney empire has developed this to an unprecedented degree of professionalism.
I did graduate with a bachelor's degree in civil engineering in 1948.
I wrote a novel for my degree, and I'm very happy I didn't submit that to a publisher. I sympathize with my professors who had to read it.
The knowledge of languages was very useful. I have a university degree in foreign languages and literature.
At the School of Visual Arts in New York, you can get your degree in Net art, which is really a fantastic way of thinking of theater in new ways.
College athletes used to get a degree in bringing your pencil.
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