Rank Quotes


Rank is a great beautifier.

Rank and expertise do not necessarily coincide.

Rank and riches are chains of gold but still chains.

Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank.

Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility.

Rank beliefs not according to their plausibility but by the harm they may cause.

Rank and file Democrats are very patriotic. They love this country and support the military.

Many governments have faced the proposal of One Rank One Pension but no solution has been found yet.

Rank imperialism and warmongering are not American traditions or values. We do not need to dominate the world.

We trust in plumed procession For such the angels go Rank after rank with even feet/And uniforms of snow.

The main Objective of any operation in an open file is the eventual Occupation of the seventh or eighth Rank.

Of those who start TaeKwonDo training only about 5% stick with it until they achieve the Black Belt Rank. Then perhaps 80% of those who earn a Black stop there.

Marriage it seems confines every man to his proper rank.

You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider.

Money is a scoreboard where you can rank how you're doing against other people.

Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ.

If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy.

The sight of women talking together has always made men uneasy; nowadays it means rank subversion.

Success isn't measured by money or power or social rank. Success is measured by your discipline and inner peace.

When soldiers have been baptized in the fire of a battle-field they have all one rank in my eyes.

It is an interesting question how far men would retain their relative rank if they were divested of their clothes.

I rank myself no higher in the scheme of things than a policeman - whose utility would disappear if there were no criminals.

Reflection is a flower of the mind giving out wholesome fragrance; but revelry is the same flower when rank and running to seed.

I have always held those political opinions which point to the universal brotherhood of man no matter in what rank of life he may have taken his origin.

For good or for ill air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies however vital and important must accept a subordinate rank.

Among my activities was membership in the Boy Scouts; I rose each year through the ranks eventually achieving the rank of Eagle Scout and undertaking leadership roles in the organization.

The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money still less as is apt to happen when these are abandoned of race but of age.

It is unacceptable that disabled veterans in Illinois rank at the bottom of the list when it comes to disability pay. We owe our disabled veterans more than speeches parades and monuments.

He who joyfully marches to music in rank and file has already earned my contempt. He has been given a large brain by mistake since for him the spinal cord would suffice.

I am a rank individualist.

The Gods rank work above virtues.

There is no rank in sacrifice.

We salute the rank not the man

Boldness becomes rarer the higher the rank.

Man's rank is his power to uplift.

There's no crying in the rank book.

Leadership is not a rank it's a choice.

I've always believed the New Left is rank.

Botany I rank with the most valuable sciences.

Whether Jew or Gentile I rank top percentile.

Leadership is a choice. It is not a rank.

O my offence is rank it smells to heaven

O my offense is rank it smells to heaven.

His pomposity is overshadowed only by his rank stupidity

Generally common sense is rare in the (higher) rank.

America has a new delicacy a coarse rank refinement.

I have no clan nor any rank. I am unique.

Leadership is not rank privileges title or money. It is responsibility.

He who fox-like got his rank Is wolf-like in his office.

I rose by sheer military ability to the rank of corporal.

The gift derives its value from the rank of the giver.

The best by far is to marry in one's own rank.

A man can dignify his rank; no rank Can dignify a man.

Chârvâkas a very ancient sect in India were rank materialists.

The fondness we have for self furnishes another long rank of prejudices.

There's nothing shameful about taking orders from a woman of superior rank.

My rank is the highest known in Switzerland: I'm a free citizen.

The leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege.

Undoubtedly in the most brilliant successes the first rank is always sacrificed.

He shines in the second rank who is eclipsed in the first.

An age is best revealed by its artists of the second rank.

To call a king "Prince" is pleasing because it diminishes his rank.

Comfort becomes a goal when distinctions of rank are abolished and privileges destroyed.

Pukka sahib or rank outsider--gentleman or bounder--and it's accent accent all the way.

I have condemned any organizer of war regardless of his rank or nationality.

Around the ancient track marched rank on rank The army of unalterable law.

By disobeying immoral orders that individual preserves the institution's highest rank - dignity.

There is merit without rank but there is no rank without some merit.

Our agitation you know helps keep yours alive in the rank and file.

The higher you go up in rank usually the longer you can dance.

Not far from the invention of fire must rank the invention of doubt.

The mouth can be better engaged than with a cylinder of rank weed.

How can you rank BYU No. 1? Who'd they play - Bo Diddley Tech?

I used to pull rank and wait until the wind was blowing out.

High rank and soft manners may not always belong to a true heart.

The anarch wages his own wars even when marching in rank and file

I don't rank competitions - every single one is the Olympics to me.

[Kaz] is a great scholar very funny - a true man of no rank!

The higher the rank the less pretence because there is less to pretend to.

The rank is but the guinea's stamp The man's the gowd for a' that.

For any man to match above his rank is but to sell his liberty.

First we did rank everybody by risk and New York comes out number one.

It is good manners not rank wealth or beauty that constitute the real lay.

A nation is as great and only as great as her rank and file.

There are books . . . which rank in our life with parents and lovers and passionate experiences.

Man only - rash refined presumptuous man Starts from his rank and mars creation's plan.

Waterloo is a battle of the first rank won by a captain of the second

Only a rank degenerate would drive 1 500 miles across Texas without eating a chicken fried steak.

They worry one another like mastiffs scrambling for rank and pay like apes for nuts.

Experiences of the first order of the first rank are not realized through the eye.

A woman's rank Lies in the fulness of her womanhood: Therein alone she is royal.

Persecution to persons in a high rank stands them in the stead of eminent virtue.

Incestuous homogeneous fiefdoms of self-proclaimed expertise are always rank-closing and mutually self-defending above all else.

Gloom we have always with us a rank and sturdy weed but joy requires tending.

See how many men of rank have been delivered from devils and healed of diseases!

Never rank rate or compare coaches children concerts or championships or congratulations. Just enjoy them all.

For man to be worthy of any rank he must strive first to be a man.

To be vain of one's rank or place is to show that one is below it.

I am far from underestimating the importance of dividends but I rank dividends below human character.

A man's social rank is determined by the amount of bread he eats in a sandwich.

Most unfortunately Enron's plunge into bankruptcy court also cost many of its rank-and-file employees their savings.

No Republican could expect to win the GOP nod after betraying his party's rank and file.

Labeling makes the invisible visible but it's limiting. Categories are the enemy of connecting. Link don't rank.

Obesity is now a problem in the navy. They've created a new rank: Really Big Rear Admiral.

In the old days rank was not important - The complete opposite of today. You just trained

What do you think? Young women of rank eat - you will never guess what - garlick!

Let no man in whatever rank or superiority control your mind and tell you what to do

Liberty is to the lowest rank of every nation little more than the choice of working or starving.

Liberals believe they own the franchise on minorities and can't stand any Hispanic or black who breaks rank.

I would first recommend we appoint a Police Director that commands the respect of the rank and file.

Any appellative at all savouring of arbitrary rank is unsuitable to a man of liberal and catholic mind.

He who will not listen to any advice nor be corrected in his writings is a rank pedant.

Can you understand your own dreams which arise with mushrooms' rank richness in the night-forests within your skull?

Nothing so upholds the laws as the punishment of persons whose rank is as great as their crime.

An immense percentage of snobs I believe is to be found in every rank of this mortal life.

Let no rank puff up anyone; for faith and love are paramount - the greatest blessings in the world.

Whether God exists or does not exist He has come to rank among the most sublime and useless truths.

The Victorians needed parody. Without it their literature would have been a rank and weedy growth over-watered with tears.

Blessed the man and woman who is able to serve cheerfully in the second rank - a big test.

Understanding comes hard to persons of high rank who are accustomed to phony lifestyles that involve no daily work.

But the love of offspring...tender and beautiful as it is can not as sentiment rank with conjugal love.

Every fault of the mind becomes more conspicuous and more guilty in proportion to the rank of the offender

I have had wealth rank and power but if these were all I had how wretched I should be.

The function of protecting and developing health must rank even above that of restoring it when it is impaired.

Of all the haunting moments of motherhood few rank with hearing your own words come out of your daughter's mouth.

. . . for the most part the worst instructed and the least knowing of any of their rank I ever went amongst.

The WHO took care to explicitly say that processed meat didn't rank alongside smoking when it comes to cancer risk.

When you are aspiring to the highest place it is honorable to reach the second or even the third rank.

In the world of thought a man's rank is determined not by his average work but by his highest achievement.

It is the rank and file - the average woman - for whom the world has opened up so astonishingly.

When I look at a person I see a person - not a rank not a class not a title.

She's got no charisma of any kind [but] I can imagine her being mildly useful to a low-rank porn director.

Right now I would rank Norway as the largest country in the world I have never seen anything like it

Environmentalists and rank and file timber workers becoming allies is the most dangerous thing in the world to the timber industry!

Etiquette is the ceremonial code of polite life more voluminous and minute in each portion of society according to its rank.

Union Rule 26: Every employee must win 'Worker of the Week' at least once regardless of gross incompetence obesity or rank odor.

It is base to take advantage of our rank or greatness by making fun of those placed beneath us in life.

Wealth and rank are what people desire but unless they are obtained in the right way they may not be possessed.

...the rank and file are usually much more primitive than we imagine. Propaganda must therefore always be essentially simple and repetitious.

A man's name title and rank are artificial and impermanent; they do nothing to reveal what he really is even to himself.

The future historian will rank him as one of the heroes of the nineteenth century.{Stanton's opinion of the great Robert Ingersoll}

The rank and file are not philosophers they are not educated to think for themselves but simply to accept unquestioned whatever comes.

Publications such as Forbes and Fortune continually rank Georgia cities as among the best places to live work and run a business.

If I had to rank my skills I have a long way to go before I can write a good graphic novel.

The party has to be much more. It has to connect in a real way with rank-and-file members and be their voice.

It matters not where you live or what rank of life you hold the evil or the blessing will reach you all.

If we measured success by longevity then dinosaurs must rank as the number one success story in the history of land life.

There is no influence so powerful as that of the mother but next in rank in efficacy is that of the schoolmaster.

Graham Greene's work must be included in any survey of top-rank spy novels and 'Our Man in Havana' may be his best.

If a man has knocked out the teeth of a man of the same rank his own teeth shall be knocked out.

Call me Dudley. We're of equal rank. I'm older but you're far better looking. I can tell we're going to be grand partners.

The fairest blossoms of pleasantry thrive best where the sun is not strong enough to scorch nor the soil rank enough to corrupt.

When one is in office one has no idea how damnable things can feel to the ordinary rank and file of the public.

Some men worship rank some worship heroes some worship power some worship God and over these ideals they dispute-but they all worship money.

Our objective is to position Nissan in the top rank of the car industry. Until we get there there will be no rest.

At the outstart of discussions of women's intellectual attainments it is well to remember how few are the men of the first rank.

It smelled pretty rank but I was getting used to the smell of death as much as anyone could get used to it.

If it were ever allowable to forget what is due to superiority of rank it would be when the privileged themselves remember it.

The gentleman is generous and treats all men as his equals especially those whom he feels to be inferior in rank and wealth.

Good hearts carry weighing balance that measures others' values based on the character merely than ever with their attire wealth rank or position.

The word "art" does not designate the concept of a mere eventuality; it is a concept of rank. To dwell is to garden.

Anyone who tries to imprison love will cut off the spring that feeds it and the trapped water will grow stagnant and rank.

I believe that for peace a man may even should do everything in his power. Nothing in this world could rank higher than peace.

There is a rank due to the United States among nations which will be withheld if not absolutely lost by the reputation of weakness.

Government mitigates the inequality of power and makes an innocent man though of the lowest rank a match for the mightiest of his fellow-subjects.

For Quality: Stamp out fires automate computerize M.B.O. install merit pay rank people best efforts zero defects. WRONG!!!! Missing ingredient: profound knowledge.

It was hard for an American to understand the contented acceptance by English men and women of permanent places in the lowest social rank.

The rank of office is not what makes someone a leader. Leadership is the choice to serve others with or without any formal rank.

No matter what authority Satan and his subjects have temporarily been allowed in this world system Christ can pull rank anytime He wants to.

The value and rank of every art is in proportion to the mental labor employed in it or the mental pleasure in producing it.

Small things are best: Grief and unrest To rank and wealth are given; But little things On little wings Bear little souls to Heaven.

In time of peril like the needle to the loadstone obedience irrespective of rank generally flies to him who is best fitted to command.

Make America great again. You know to a lot of people well that's jingoistic. That's nationalism. That's cheap that's rank that's not a movement.

About the scientific revolution: it "outshines everything since the rise of Christianity and reduces the Renaissance and Reformation to the rank of mere episodes".

Bill Clinton has done some incredibly reckless irresponsible things as president. But his campaign to expand Medicare entitlements has to rank among the worst.

Though in the order of nature angels rank above men yet by scale of justice good men are of greater value than bad angels.

[F]rank knew he was guilty of arrogance and misanthropy but he compensated by being kind to strangers and tipping really well at restaurants.

No sex age or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one vastly beneath the rank of man.

No matter what his rank or position may be the lover of books is the richest and the happiest of the children of men.

The best ground untilled soonest runs out into rank weeds. A man of knowledge that is negligent or uncorrected cannot but grow wild and godless.

Under the Geneva Convention for example a POW is required only to provide name rank and serial number and cannot receive any benefits for cooperating.

All men will commence in their present rank and promotion will be open to all men alike without any distinctions or qualifications political or otherwise.

Be respectful. Treat people the way you want to be treated. Respect the lowest rank and the highest rank and you'll never get in trouble.

An innocent bird is not innocent from the insect's point of view! Only man can attain the rank of innocence through becoming a peaceful vegetarian!

Fortunately age does not affect literature. After a man is dead he may continue in the business and often rank higher than his living competitors.

Music must take rank as the highest of the fine arts - as the one which more than any other ministers to the human spirit.

Once she had said to him that what they had was grace. Even now married properly rank bestowed it still was. And always would be

It does not astonish me that the critics in London relegate me to the lowest rank. Alas! I fear that they are only too justified!

No age sex or condition is above or below the absolute necessity of modesty; but without it one is vastly beneath the rank of man.

The cocktail party - as the name itself indicates - was originally invented by dogs. They are simply bottom-sniffings raised to the rank of formal ceremonies.

the rest of my days I spend wandering: wondering what anyway was that sticky infusion that rank flavor of blood that poetry by which I lived?

The retreat of a minor piece to the back rank where it cuts the lines of communication between the rooks is permissable only in exceptional cases.

Of all the arts poetry (which owes its origin almost entirely to genius and will least be guided by precept or example) maintains the first rank.

In the democracy of the dead all men at last are equal. There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave

The lower the rank of managers the more they know about fewer things. The higher the rank of managers the less they know about many things.

All men of genius and all those who have gained rank in the republic of letters are brothers whatever may be the land of their nativity.

Prudence is not only the first in rank of the virtues political and moral but she is the director and regulator the standard of them all.

Leadership is neither a rank nor a title. It is a choice. The choice to provide care and protection for those for whom we are responsible.

There is an ill-breeding to which whatever our rank and nature we are almost equally sensitive the ill-breeding that comes from want of consideration for others.

The Heavenly City outshines Rome beyond comparison. There instead of victory is truth; instead of high rank holiness; instead of peace felicity; instead of life eternity

If you rank me with the lyric poets my exalted head shall strike the stars. [Lat. Quod si me lyricis vatibus inseris Sublimi feriam sidera vertice.]

Food does not rank high on my list. I eat to live and I'm very particular about my diet. It's strictly low fat diet for me.

Men seldom rise from low condition to high rank without employing either force or fraud unless that rank should be attained either by gift or inheritance.

Whether or not it is ultimately the best of all conceivable scripts for Korean Hangeul must unquestionably rank as one of the great intellectual achievements of humankind.

Modern warfare is by no means merely a matter of military operations. Economic affairs stand together with them in the first rank of the factors of importance.

Want keeps pace with dignity. Destitute of the lawful means of supporting his rank his dignity presents a motive for malversation and his power furnishes the means.

Like paths and alleys overgrown with hardy rank-growing weeds the words we use are overgrown with our individual private provincial associations which tend to choke the meaning.

Do not confuse notoriety and fame with greatness. . . . For you see greatness is a measure of one's spirit not a result of one's rank in human affairs.

The American white relegates the black to the rank of shoeshine boy; and he concludes from this that the black is good for nothing but shining shoes.

People of a vertain rank will always keep a cool distance from common people as if they were afraid to lose their dignity by too much familiarity

To my way of thinking Troitzky has no peer among endgame compsers; no one else has composed so many and such varied endings of the first rank.

Michael Koryta is an amazingly talented writer and I rank The Prophet as one of the sharpest and superbly plotted crime novels I've read in my life.

If I had another life that's what I'd be - a regimental sergeant major or a similar rank. That's where the spirit of the armed forces is.

To be a manager requires more than a title a big office and other outward symbols of rank. It requires competence and performance of a high order.

I was instructed by people in higher rank to stand there and hold this leash and look at the camera. We were doing what we were told.

We cannot afford to raise any institution to the rank of a fetish. To do so would be simply to become the slaves of our own machinery.

Many a man may thank his talent for his rank but no man has ever been able to return the compliment by thanking his rank for his talent.

Our eyes and brains pretty consistently like some human forms better than others. Shown photos of strangers even babies look longer at the faces adults rank the best-looking.

It turns out that at social gatherings as a source of entertainment conviviality and good fun I rank somewhere between a sprig of parsley and a single ice-skate.

There is no man in any rank who is always at liberty to act as he would incline. In some quarter or other he is limited by circumstances.

A man who is supposed to have caused a disturbance between two married people in a certain rank of life does generally receive a certain meed of admiration.

I sometimes compare press officers to riflemen on the Somme -- mowing down wave upon wave of distortion taking out rank upon rank of supposition deduction and gossip.

Although my royal rank causes me to doubt whether my kingdom is not more sought after than myself yet I understand that you havefound other graces in me.

For Castro freedom starts with education. And if literacy alone were the yardstick Cuba would rank as one of the freest nations on Earth. The literacy rate is 96 percent.

Coarse rice to eat water to drink my bended arm for a pillow - therein is happiness. Wealth and rank attained through immoral means are nothing but drifting clouds.

The education of the common people requires perhaps in a civilized and commercial society the attention of the public more than that of people of some rank and fortune.

That special substance according to whose mass and degree of development all the creatures of this world take rank in the scale of creation is not bone but brain.

Not being ambitious of martyrdom even in the cause of gastronomical enterprise especially if the instrument is to be a contemptible rank-smelling fungus I never eat or cook mushrooms.

Like ministers of information consultants condense the message smooth out the dissonances unify the rhetoric and then repeat and amplify it ad nauseam through the client's rank and file.

I place flowers in the very first rank of simple pleasures; and I have no very good opinion of the hard worldly people who take no delight in them.

I cannot conceive a rank more honorable than that which flows from the uncorrupted choice of a brave and free people the purest source and original fountain of all power.

Comparing and contrasting is a valuable human skill - and not just during high school English exams. Our ability to rank-order things is invaluable in making choices and setting priorities.

There is not such a cradle of democracy upon the earth as the Free Public Library this republic of letters where neither rank office nor wealth receives the slightest consideration.

Encased in talent like a uniform The rank of every poet is well known; They can amaze us like a thunderstorm Or die so young or live for years alone.

To work with the hands or brain according to our requirements and our capacities to do that which lies before us to do is more honorable than rank and title.

All those things that are now field to be of the greatest antiquity were at one time new; what we to-day hold up by example will rank hereafter as precedent.

One should be wary of talking on end about such subjects as learning morality or folklore in front of elders or people of rank. It is disagreeable to listen to.

I keep track of my blog stats Facebook subs my Amazon rank Twitter followers Facebook likes per posts my chess ranking. I get stressed when they all don't go up.

I find wholly baffling the widespread belief today that the dropping of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki bombs was an immoral act even possibly a war crime to rank with Nazi genocide.

Satire is a composition of salt and mercury; and it depends upon the different mixture and preparation of those ingredients that it comes out a noble medicine or a rank poison.

Every vice makes its guilt the more conspicuous in proportion to the rank of the offender. [Lat. Omne animi vitium tanto conspectius in se Crimen habet quanto major qui peccat habetur.]

The office of the prince and that of the writer are defined and assigned as follows: the nobleman gives rank to the written work the writer provides food for the prince.

Far better to be the simplest pedestrian with knapsack on back stick in hand and gun on shoulder than an Indian prince travelling with all the ceremonial which his rank requires.

In the beginning God said the four-dimensional divergence of an antisymmetric second rank tensor equals zero and there was light and it was good. And on the seventh day he rested.

You have stripped from me the rank and privileges of the professorship and the doctoral degree which I earned and you have set me at the level of the lowest criminal.

Give a man a horse he can ride give a man a boat he can sail and his rank and wealth his strength and health on sea nor shore shall fail

I have done zero SEO on my websites and online platforms but I still rank well on them because of the fact that I focused on content providing value answering questions.

How superbly brave is the Englishman in the presence of the awfulest forms of danger and death; and how abject in the presence of any and all forms of hereditary rank.

Persons of rank do not talk about such trifles as the common people do; but the common people do not busy themselves about such frivolous things as do persons of rank.

It's too presumptuous and naïve to think you can change society by a photograph or anything else... I equate that with propaganda; I think that's a lower rank of purpose.

The very essence of school is elitism. Schools exist to teach to test to rank hierarchically to promote the idea that knowing and understanding more is better than knowing and understanding less.

All distinctions of birth or of rank have been abolished. All citizens whether native or adopted are placed upon terms of precise equality. All are entitled to equal rights and equal protection.

I will accept no commission that would tend to create a rivalry with Grant. I want him to hold what he has earned and got. I have all the rank I want.

Coffee it is best to buy by the bag as it improves by keeping. Let it hang in the bag in a dry place and it loses its rank smell and taste.

It is not earthly rank nor birth nor nationality nor religious privilege which proves that we are members of the family of God; it is love a love that embraces all humanity.

Leadership is not a rank or a position it is a choice - a choice to look after the person to the left of us & the person to the right of us.

My heroes are the non-commissioned officers. If I had another life that's what I'd be - a regimental sergeant major or a similar rank. That's where the spirit of the armed forces is.

And again President Obama's health care plan really is another drag on the economy. Until we get Washington out of the way this president's recovery is going to continue to rank dead last.

My heroes are the non-commissioned officers. If I had another life thats what Id be - a regimental sergeant major or a similar rank. Thats where the spirit of the armed forces is.

As the consumer is the public general without distinction of rank or fortune the free market is the most obvious expression of the sovereignty of the people and the best guarantee of democracy.

A determined will grounded on a clear order of rank of values coupled with organic strength of outlook will also one day - despite all hindrances - enforce its realisation in all domains.

In a nonviolent army the general and the officers are elected or are as if elected when their authority is moral and rests solely on the willing obedience of the rank and file.

I had a beautiful childhood and a lovely childhood. I just didn't like being a child. I didn't like the rank injustice of not being listened to. I didn't like the lack of autonomy.

Those who endlessly praise the rank of martyrdom must first attain that rank! No invented rank is superior to the life! You stick to the life and let the fools stick to the death.

If you rank the top 50 one-day moves in the S&P 500 a fair number of those happened within the last five or 10 years. That tells you that we're in a different riskier market now.

If once a man delays castling and his king remains in the center files will open up against him bishops sweep the board rooks will dominate the seventh rank and pawns turn into queens.

From first to last it is a dish of rank materialism cleverly cooked up ... . And why is this done? For no other reason I am sure except to make us independent of a Creator.

Many prayers are declined because of the rank odor of a corrupt heart rising through the beautiful words. Let the words be wrong but the meaning right. . . . That flawed utterance is dearer to God!

Authority doesn't come from a rank. " Kaladin said fingering the spheres in his pocket. "Where does it come from?" "From the men who give it to you. That's the only way to get it.

Although I hold the highest civil honour in the world I have always regarded my rank and title as a Past Grand Master of Masons the greatest honour that had ever come to me.

We cannot choose freedom established on a hierarchy of degrees of freedom on a caste system of equality like military rank. We must be free not because we claim freedom but because we practice it.

The Devil pulls the strings which make us dance; We find delight in the most loathsome things; Some furtherance of Hell each new day brings And yet we feel no horror in that rank advance.

Human existence had to have a deeper source than our own dank fluids. Dank or rank. There had to be a force behind it a principal being who was and is and ever shall be.