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"Forget your opponents; always play against par." - Sam Snead

"A noble pair of brothers. [Lat., Par nobile fratum.]" - Horace

"Honesty is for the most par less profitable than dishonesty." - Plato

"The education of attention would be an education par excellence" - William James

"Reading is the occupation of the insomniac par excellence." - Alberto Manguel

"Recklessness is par for the course when you're 25." - Susan Minot

"The reason the Road Hole at St. Andrews is the most difficult par 4 in the world is that it was designed as a par 6." - Ben Crenshaw

"C'este donc par l'etude des mathematiques, et seulement par elle, que l'on peut se faire une idee juste et approfondie de ce que c'est qu'une science." - Auguste Comte

"E? loquence quipersuade par douceur, non par empire, en tyran, non en roi. Eloquence should persuade gently, not by force or like a tyrant or king." - Blaise Pascal

"India me aap Prime Minister ko ek baar katghare me khada kar sakte hain. Par Sachin Tendulkar par ungli nahi utha Sakte." - Navjot Singh Sidhu

"E? loquence quipersuade par douceur, non par empire, en tyran, non en roi. Eloquence should persuade gently, not by force or like a tyrant or king." - Blaise Pascal

"I always think under par. You have to believe in yourself." - Sergio Garcia

"I don't fear death, but I sure don't like those three-footers for par." - Chi Chi Rodriguez

"The business virtue par excellence is honesty without it markets can't long survive." - Ted Malloch

"Une histoire d'amour dont les episodes ont ete melanges par un fou" - Amelie Nothomb

"The photographer is the contemporary being par excellence; through his eyes the now becomes the past." - Berenice Abbott

"You cannot place mediocrity on a par with culture and intelligence; consequently communism is impossible." - Benjamin Perley Poore

"Actually, my plan was to be 20-under par after two days but it didn't work" - Lee Trevino

"It's not possible that women can be at par with men," - Robert Mugabe

"Fischer is an American Chess tragedy on par with Morphy and Pillsbury" - Mig Greengard

"The media and their journalists are merely megaphones for stupidity, the verb par excellence." - William C. Brown

"Let the punishment be equal with the offence. [Lat., Noxiae poena par esto.]" - Marcus Tullius Cicero

"The Greek temple is the creation, par excellence, of mind and spirit in equilibrium." - Edith Hamilton

"Let's just say that global warming deniers are now on a par with Holocaust deniers." - Ellen Goodman

"I would put books on par with chocolate, because a good book is delicious." - Nikki Giovanni

"Taxation of earnings from labor is on a par with forced labor." - Robert Nozick

"The business virtue par excellence is honesty-without it markets can't long survive." - Ted Malloch

"Useful manual labour, intelligently performed, is the means par excellence for developing the intellect." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Jesus was the most active resister known to history. His was nonviolence par excellence." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Home schooling as an idea is on a par with home dentistry." - Dick Cavett

"I didn't have many ups and downs, and I just tried to par every hole." - Tiger Woods

"The murals in restaurants are on par with the food in museums." - Peter De Vries

"I admit the last couple of years shows were not up to par." - Larry Hagman

"Mother considered a press conference on a par with a visit to a cage of cobras." - Margaret Truman

"Murals in restaurants are on a par with the food in museums." - Peter De Vries

"Machines are on track to be on par with human intelligence in less than 15 years." - Judy Woodruff

"There are seven songs finished and on par with any that are on Siren's." - Peter Hook

"The qualities we have do not make us so ridiculous as those which we affect to have. [Fr., On n'est jamais si ridicule par les qualites que l'on a que par celles que l'on affecte d'avoir.]" - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"It's going to you know, I can't go out there and shoot par and win. Everybody is playing well, and I think you'll have to go out tomorrow and have 4, 5, 6 under par probably." - Raymond Floyd

"If you can hit your 3- and 5-woods with confidence from the fairway, par 5s become birdie opportunities, and 420-yard par 4s are a lot less scary." - Ernie Els

"It's going to you know, I can't go out there and shoot par and win. Everybody is playing well, and I think you'll have to go out tomorrow and have 4 , 5 , 6 under par probably." - Raymond Floyd

"While my six-song EP is unlikely to set any sales records, it's one of my biggest personal achievements - on par with starting my own company. On par with selling my own company." - Shawn Amos

"Golf is based on honesty, where else would you admit to a seven on a par three?" - Jimmy Demaret

"Never take a mulligan on a par 3. A "hole in three" is not a fun story to relive." - Brian Weiss

"Some tried to kill him; there were assassination attempts. Some hated him ... this is par for the course." - Frederick Lenz

"The lesbian is the archtypical feminist, because she's not into men - she's the independent woman par excellence." - Kate Millett

"Mother ... considered a press conference on a par with a visit to a cage full of cobras ..." - Margaret Truman Daniel

"Children display a universal love of mathematics, which is par excellence the science of precision, order, and intelligence." - Maria Montessori

"His sentences didn't seem to have any verbs, which was par for a politician. All nouns, no action." - Jennifer Crusie

"There is nothing more awe-inspiring than a miracle except the credulity that can take it at par." - Mark Twain

"In an ideal world, I'd love to work on something that is on par with 'Lost' or better than 'Lost." - Henry Ian Cusick

"Because of its independence of surface limitations and its superior speed the airplane is the offensive weapon par excellence." - Giulio Douhet

"Being on par in terms of price and quality only gets you into the game. Service wins the game." - Tony Alessandra

"So, congratulations humans, your global contribution is now on par with a gigantic meteor slamming into the Earth." - Christopher Martenson

"Chipping and putting for par is like a dog chasing cars, he won't be doing it for very long." - Lee Trevino

"[ Woody Allen] persona in the films are so iconic; it's like on par with Groucho Marx or something like that." - Alden Ehrenreich

"Coaches who shoot par in the summer are the guys I want on my schedule in the winter." - Abe Lemons

"When somebody grabs a movement, you're kind of locked into it. It's all par for the course." - John Cale

"In an ideal world, I'd love to work on something that is on par with 'Lost' or better than 'Lost.'" - Henry Ian Cusick

"Every golf course should have its carbon rating on the scorecard, alongside its Course Rating, Slope, par and yardage." - Thomas Friedman

"Nobody thanks a witty man for politeness when he puts himself on a par with a society in which it would not be polite to show one's wit." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"Le vrai est trop simple, il faut y arriver toujours par le complique . Truth is too simple; it must always be arrived at in a complicated manner." - Sydney Samuelson

"Any time you have poverty, joblessness, sub-par public schools, and a lack of opportunity, you're going to have a high rate of crime." - George Pelecanos

"When it came to all around ring generalship, Benny Valgar was on a par with Benny Leonard, though Leonard packed the better punch" - Ray Arcel

"Admitting that Katie had taken too much blood was on par with saying an adult human had pooped their pants or eaten their own boogers!" - Faith Hunter

"Constipation was one of the things she hated most in the world, on par with despicable men who commit domestic violence and narrow-minded religious fundamentalists." - Haruki Murakami

"Mathematics, the non-empirical science par excellence . . . the science of sciences, delivering the key to those laws of nature and the universe which are concealed by appearances." - Hannah Arendt

"Life is teleology par excellence; it is the intrinsic striving towards a goal, and the living organism is a system of directed aims which seek to fulfill themselves." - Carl Jung

"Our children must be offered an education up to par with thier potential-and equal to the needs of the Twenty-first century." - Oliver DeMille

"Chemistry, unlike other sciences, sprang originally from delusions and superstitions, and was at its commencement exactly on a par with magic and astrology." - Thomas Thomson

"I got no pride on the hole. It's a par-5 and I play it that way. A four is a birdie." - Lee Trevino

"Advent is the spiritual season of hope par excellence, and in this season the whole Church is called to be hope, for itself and for the world." - Pope Benedict Xvi

"The timid man yearns for full value and demands a tenth. The bold man strikes for double value and compromises on par." - Mark Twain

"Mary had a little putt, she needed it for par. Mary has a second putt...the first one went too far!" - Margaret Kennard

"If you are only what you are, You at least have a chance Not to outsmart, But be on a par with yourself And that is worth trying." - Dejan Stojanovic

"A classic is the term given to any book which comes to represent the whole universe, a book on a par with ancient talismans." - Italo Calvino

"Schoolwork came kind of natural to me, but when I brought home a grade that wasn't up to par, my parents let me know it." - Chris Bosh

"We have to see that all regions of India, particularly the east and west, are brought on par in development parameters." - Narendra Modi

"A man or a woman who serves the country with all his or her heart stands on par with the tallest Congress-man." - Mahatma Gandhi

"Par toi tout le bonheur que m'offre l'avenir Est dans mon souvenir. Through you, all the happiness that the future offers Is in my memory." - Marceline Desbordes-Valmore

"Television is by nature the dominator drug par excellence. Control of content, uniformity of content, repeatability of content make it inevitably a tool of coersion, brainwashing, and manipulation." - Terence Mckenna

"Most of the stuff I've written has never even gotten made. It's par for the course. It's a great living, but it also gets very frustrating." - Scott Aukerman

"Investments in immunization yield a rate of return on a par with educating our children - and higher than nearly any other development intervention." - Seth Berkley

"I like it when, you know, 3-under wins, you know, 20-under par, it just brings so many other people into contention." - Paula Creamer

"Check the card before you play. If you have a couple of long par 3s, put an extra hybrid in your bag. You'll be glad you did." - Ernie Els

"In prayer we call ourselves 'worms of the dust', but it is only on a sort of tacit understanding that the remark shall not be taken at par." - Mark Twain

"The game has such a hold on golfers because they compete not only against an opponent, but also against the course, against par, and most surely- against themselves." - Arnold Palmer

"How did I make a twelve on a par five hole? It's simple - I missed a four foot putt for an eleven." - Arnold Palmer

"There are but two ways of rising in the world: either by one's own industry or profiting by the foolishness of others. [Fr., Il n'y a au monde que deux manieres de s'elever, ou par sa propre industrie, ou par l'imbecilite des autres.]" - Jean De La Bruyere

"Il faut travailler sinon par go u" t, au moins par de sespoir, puisque, tout bien ve rifie , travailler est moins ennuyeux que s'amuser. We should work: if not by preference, at least out of despair. All things considered, work is less boring than amusement." - Charles Baudelaire

"I think most amateurs dread playing a 180-plus-yard par 3 even more than a hard par 4. Part of it is psychological: You think you should be getting a breather, distance-wise, and instead, you get hit with a long iron or hybrid shot over trouble." - Ernie Els

"Il faut travailler sinon par go u" t, au moins par de sespoir, puisque, tout bien ve rifie , travailler est moins ennuyeux que s'amuser. We should work: if not by preference, at least out of despair. All things considered, work is less boring than amusement." - Charles Baudelaire

"Taxation of earnings from labor is on a par with forced labor. Seizing the results of someone's labor is equivalent to seizing hours from him and directing him to carry on various activities." - Robert Nozick

"No matter how you play the golf course, no matter how well you play, you're going to have to make 6 and 8 footers for par. It's just a given here." - Tiger Woods

"In regard to intellect and true virtue, every nation is on a par with the rest, and God has not in these respects chosen one people rather than another." - Baruch Spinoza

"There is one act par excellence which profanes money by going directly against the law of money, an act for which money is not made. That act is giving." - Jacques Ellul

"A combination of the qualities of the scholar, the master cook, the painter, the gastronomer, the sportsman and the pantologist, assisted by the skill of the bookmaker and etcher, will be required to compose the cookbook par excellence." - George Ellwanger

"My negotiation skills are are on par with George Bush's reading ability. And just like Dubya, every time I've tried to put forth an effort, I am reminded that my only true strength lies in drinking." - Chelsea Handler

"Using supernatural beings to build the perfect weapon? Intriguing idea." "Not really," I said. "They did it on Buffy the Vampire Slayer. A sub-par season. I slept through half the episodes." - Kelley Armstrong

"When you look into the eyes of your children and grandchildren, when you picture their greatness and potential, do you feel that they are getting the education that is up to par with who they were born to become?" - Oliver DeMille

"Dear creature! - you'd swear When her delicate feet in the dance twinkle round, That her steps are of light, that her home is the air, And she only par complaisance touches the ground." - Thomas Moore

"Any fear associated with giving to God's kingdom is irrational. It's on par with a farmer who, out of fear of losing his seed, refuses to plant his fields." - Andy Stanley

"What the homosexual wants, and here he is neither willing to compromise nor morally required to compromise - is acceptance of homosexuality as a way of life fully on a par with heterosexuality." - Barbara Gittings

"Light is the photographic medium par excellence; it is to the photographer what words are to the writer; color and paint to the painter; wood, metal, stone, or clay to the sculptor." - Andreas Feininger

"Although the Knight is generally considered to be on a par with the Bishop in strength, the latter piece is somehat stronger in the majority of cases in which they are opposed to each other." - Jose Raul Capablanca

"I find above all that the expression, atonal music, is most unfortunate - it is on a par with calling flying the art of not falling, or swimming the art of not drowning." - Arnold Schoenberg

"A lawyer's relationship to justice and wisdom is on a par with a piano tuner's relationship to a concert. He neither composes the music, nor interprets it-he merely keeps the machinery running." - Lucille Kallen

"The beginning and the end of love are both marked by embarrassment when the two find themselves alone. [Fr., Le commencement et le declin de l'amour se font sentir par l'embarras ou l'on est de se trouver seuls.]" - Jean De La Bruyere

"We've seen so many films now, that you have to be on par with the best films that have preceded you. You just can't make any movie and it will be good" - Keenen Ivory Wayans

"The faculty of voluntarily bringing back a wandering attention, over and over again, is the very root of judgment, character, and will... An education which should improve this faculty would be the education par excellence." - William James

"Whoever entered the political realm had first to be ready to risk his life, and too great a love for life obstructed freedom, was a sure sign of slavishness. Courage therefore became the political virtue par excellence." - Hannah

"Le mal se fait sans effort, naturellement, par fatalite ; le bien est toujours le produit d'un art. Evil is done without effort, naturally, it's destiny; good is always a product of art." - Charles Baudelaire

"L'amoureux qui n'oublie pas quelquefois meurt par exce' s, fatigue et tension de me moire (tel Werther). The lover who does not forget sometimes dies from excess, fatigue, and the strain of memory (like Werther)." - Roland Barthes

"Law is par excellence the thing that wants a reason. Now the only possible way of accounting for the laws of nature, and for uniformity in general, is to suppose them results of evolution." - Charles Sanders Peirce

"Let`s lower our tax rates on our businesses so that we`re on par with the rest of the world so that we don`t keep losing our businesses." - Paul Ryan

"When I was younger, there was the sex thing. That's par for the course.When you're a movie star, it went with it. It's a kind of rite of passage, socially." - Al Pacino

"[Swiss Armi Man] was a super joyful film to go make. I mean, there was stuff that was, like, totally bananas. But it was kind of par for the course every day with that stuff." - Paul Dano

"Education, they felt, is the only answer to the always pressing question, to the political question par excellence, of how to reconcile order which is not oppression with freedom which is not license." - Leo Strauss

"They, OLDEFO (Old Established Forces), do l'exploitation de l'homme par 'homme (the exploitation of man by man)!! Don't let them live!! So that there's no colonialism anymore in the world!!" - Sukarno

"As any mom knows, having a baby is an extremely creative act and to love and create a baby, it's on par with any other creative act that we could come up with." - Ani Difranco

"They, OLDEFO (Old Established Forces), carry out l'exploitation de l'homme par 'homme (the exploitation of man by man). Do not let them live, so that there's no colonialism anymore in the world." - Sukarno

"Education, they [philosophers] felt, is the only answer to the always pressing question, to the political question par excellence, of how to reconcile order which is not oppression with freedom which is not license." - Leo Strauss

"You could argue that if the average golfer plays a golf course with 430-yard par 4s and they always miss the green, that's good practice. It's definitely great practice to play a course that's too long for you." - Amy Alcott

"President Kennedy understood the importance of equal pay for equal work and signed historic legislation that gave women around the country hope that one day their wages would be on par with that of their male counterparts." - Rosa Delauro

"When he died, Emerson was thought of as the representative American writer par excellence, and his point of view was still so potent that William James was honored to be asked to speak at a centenary celebration." - Howard Mumford Jones

"When your network isn't up to par, you have to compete on price. If you could, you would do that later. If customers come in because of price and the network's not right, they're going to leave." - John Legere

"It was trying to break down the stereotypes and it was the kind of thing where, for the first time, women were on a par and not seen as just objects. Though girls were objectified still." - Siouxsie Sioux

"The biggest challenge for open source is that as it enters the consumer market, as projects like WordPress and Firefox have done, you have to create a user experience that is on par or better than the proprietary alternatives." - Matt Mullenweg

"Steve Jobs was the greatest manufacturer of consumer products of his age. His marketing vision put him on par with Henry Ford, and his grasp of the aesthetic component to industrial design far surpassed Ford's." - Timothy Noah

"We've seen so many films now, that you have to be on par with the best films that have preceded you. You just can't make any movie and it will be good." - Keenen Ivory Wayans

"As a kid, I might have been psycho, I guess, but I used to throw golf balls in the trees and try and somehow make par from them. I thought that was fun." - Tiger Woods

"Every true Christian is a soldier - of Christ - a hero 'par excellence'! Braver than the bravest - scorning the soft seductions of peace and her oft-repeated warnings against hardship, disease, danger, and death, whom he counts among his bosom friends." - Charles Studd

"I think the social faux par is probably what most people fear... more people fear public speaking than death and that's because we don't want to make a fool of ourselves. It's fundamental." - Ricky Gervais

"Le mal se fait sans effort, naturellement, par fatalite ; le bien est toujours le produit d'un art. Evil is done without effort, naturally, it's destiny; good is always a product of art." - Charles Baudelaire

"The toughest opponent of all is Old Man Par. He's a patient soul who never shoots a birdie and never incurs a bogey. And if you would travel the long road with him, you must be patient, too." - Bobby Jones

"L'amoureux qui n'oublie pas quelquefois meurt par exce' s, fatigue et tension de me moire (tel Werther). The lover who does not forget sometimes dies from excess, fatigue, and the strain of memory (like Werther)." - Roland Barthes

"Duniya main Larkiyon sey ziadah koi ahmaq nahi hota.. khush fahmi ka aghaaz aur ikhtatam hum par hi hota hai. Sari umar hum mohabbat ki baysaakhiyoN ka intezaar karti rahti hain...Takay Zindagi ki race shuroo karsakain.. Humain mard kay baray main yeh khush fehmi hoti hai kah woh aaiga.. Koi hum sey hamdardi karay tou humain khush fehmi honay lagti hai ... Koi humari taareef karay tou woh humain apni mutthi main Qaid nazar aanay lagta hai... Koi humaray saath waqt guzarat tou humaray hosh o hawas apnay thikanay par nahi rahtay.. hum main MATURITY tab aati hai jab humain REJECT kia jaata hai." - Umera Ahmed

"No-one will ever have golf under his thumb. No round ever will be so good it could not have been better. Perhaps this is why golf is the greatest of games. You are not playing a human adversary; you a playing a game. You are playing old man par." - Bobby Jones

"For years, I never thought I needed a short game. Finally I just decided to do something about it. I needed to get up and down from tough spots on the par-5s for my birdies. So I went to Phil [Rogers]. He's the best. For the last couple weeks, Phil has been staying at my house and we've been practicing in the evening." - Jack Nicklaus

"Apart from selfish reasons, such as fear of punishments, fear of blame, of dishonour, etc, there remains only two motives that can stop (or prevent, "empaecher", Fr.) men from acting badly; the natural sense of commiseration (or "sympathy", - "commiseration", Fr.) for one's fellow men - compassion, and the influence of education, by association of ideas ("par l'association d'idees", Fr.) - habit." - African Spir

"I have to get the most energy out of a man and have discovered that it cannot be done if he hates another man. Hate blocks his energy and he isn't up to par until he eliminates it and develops a friendly feeling...(towards all his teammates.)" - Knute Rockne

"Man is the yokel par excellence, the booby unmatchable, the king dupe of the cosmos. He is chronically and unescapably deceived, not only by the other animals and by the delusive face of nature herself-by his incomparable talent for searching out and embracing what is false, and for overlooking and denying what is true." - H L Mencken

"No matter how different our First Ladies have been - and as individual women they have ranged from recluses to vibrant hostesses to political manipulators on a par with Machiavelli - they have all shared the unnerving experience of facing a job they did not choose." - Margaret Truman Daniel

"The US has no friends, nor does it want to keep any because the prerequisite of friendship is to come to the level of the friend or consider him at par with you. America does not want to see anyone equal to it. It expects slavery from others. Therefore, other countries are either its slaves or subordinates." - Osama Bin Laden

"Fitzgerald could sense that America was poised on the edge of a vast transformation, and wrote a novel bridging his moment and ours. The Great Gatsby made manifest precisely what Fitzgerald's contemporaries could' bear to see, and thus it is not only the Jazz Age novel par excellence, but also the harbinger of its decline and fall." - Sarah Churchwell

"I was fighting it left all day, just enough to get myself in difficult positions to get up and down. The par 5s have been good to be all week, and the three places I missed, I didn't get good lies." - Darren Clarke

"I was from North Carolina, so as a youngster all of my mind games about golf were always, If I make this I win The Masters, if I hole this par putt I win The Masters. So it was a great thrill to play there." - Ray Floyd

"To give [the Bay of Pigs invasion of Cuba] even covert support is on a par with the hypocrisy and cynicism for which the United States is constantly denouncing the Soviet Union in the United Nations and elsewhere. This point will not be lost on the rest of the world, nor on our own consciences." - J William Fulbright

"Where you can make up ground is if the wind blows and your opponents make big numbers. I think you can shoot three, four, five-under par. But to make up a six, seven or eight-shot lead, that will be tough without the leaders coming back." - Phil Mickelson

"There can be no other criterion, no other standard than gold. Yes, gold which never changes, which can be shaped into ingots, bars, coins, which has no nationality and which is eternally and universally accepted as the unalterable fiduciary value par excellence." - Charles De Gaulle



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