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"Rank imposes obligation." - Anonymous

"Rank is a great beautifier." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Rank is a great beautifier." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"The mutable, rank-scented many." - William Shakespeare

"I am a rank individualist." - Arthur Keith

"Man's rank is his power to uplift." - George Macdonald

"Rank and expertise do not necessarily coincide." - Karl E. Weick

"Boldness becomes rarer, the higher the rank." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"We salute the rank not the man" - Richard Winters

"There is no rank in sacrifice." - Josephus Daniels

"The Gods rank work above virtues." - Hesiod

"There is merit without rank, but there is no rank without some merit." - Francois de La Rochefoucauld

"A man can dignify his rank; no rank Can dignify a man." - Lucius Accius

"Around the ancient track marched, rank on rank, The army of unalterable law." - George Meredith

"Rank does not intimidate hardware. Neither does the lack of rank." - Norman Ralph Augustine

"You can be a rank insider as well as a rank outsider." - Robert Frost

"Around the ancient track marched, rank on rank, The army of unalterable law." - George Meredith

"O my offense is rank, it smells to heaven." - Claudius

"America has a new delicacy, a coarse, rank refinement." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"Charvakas, a very ancient sect in India, were rank materialists." - Swami Vivekananda

"I've always believed the New Left is rank." - Lester Bangs

"I have no clan, nor any rank. I am unique." - Matt Wagner

"Leadership is not a rank, it's a choice." - Simon Sinek

"His pomposity is overshadowed only by his rank stupidity" - Ann Coulter

"Botany I rank with the most valuable sciences." - Thomas Jefferson

"Rank and riches are chains of gold, but still chains." - Giovanni Ruffini

"Whether Jew or Gentile, I rank top percentile." - Lauryn Hill

"O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven" - William Shakespeare

"Leadership is a choice. It is not a rank." - Simon Sinek

"Generally, common sense is rare in the (higher) rank." - Juvenal

"Marriage, it seems, confines every man to his proper rank." - Jean De La Bruyere

"We trust in plumed procession For such the angels go - Rank after Rank, with even feet - And uniforms of Snow." - Emily Dickinson

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

"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!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

"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." - Bernard Ingham

"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." - Niccolo Machiavelli

"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." - Alex Rodriguez

"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." - Russell L. Ackoff

"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." - Charles Caleb Colton

"I have condemned any organizer of war, regardless of his rank or nationality." - Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Undoubtedly, in the most brilliant successes, the first rank is always sacrificed." - Henry David Thoreau

"My rank is the highest known in Switzerland: I'm a free citizen." - George Bernard Shaw

"For man to be worthy of any rank, he must strive first to be a man." - Lloyd Alexander

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

"The higher the rank the less pretence, because there is less to pretend to." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Weed your better judgments of all opinion that grows rank in them." - William Shakespeare

"They say martyrdom is the highest rank a believer can achieve! Do not believe in this! The highest rank is the life itself, it is the existence itself! There is no rank in death, but only nothingness! Rank exists only in life! Stick to the life, stay away from death! Neither kill nor die!" - Mehmet Murat Ildan

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

"Gloom we have always with us, a rank and sturdy weed, but joy requires tending." - Barbara Holland

"The fondness we have for self furnishes another long rank of prejudices." - Isaac Watts

"I rose by sheer military ability to the rank of corporal." - Thornton Wilder

"The leader sees leadership as responsibility rather than as rank and privilege." - Peter Drucker

"The anarch wages his own wars, even when marching in rank and file" - Ernst Junger

"Our agitation, you know, helps keep yours alive in the rank and file." - Wendell Phillips

"He who fox-like got his rank, Is wolf-like in his office." - Vasily Zhukovsky

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

"Would that I could live without care in the middle rank of life." - Euripides

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

"In every rank, or great or small, 'Tis industry supports us all." - John Gay

"To be vain of one's rank or place is to disclose that one is below it." - Stanislaw Leszczynski

"If you rank me with the lyric poets, my exalted head shall strike the stars." - Horace

"A lazy, proud, unprofitable crew, The vermin gender'd from the rank corruption Of a luxurious state." - Richard Cumberland

"Sirs, adulation, is a fatal thing - Rank poison for a subject, or a king." - John Wolcot

"Persecution to persons in a high rank stands them in the stead of eminent virtue." - Cardinal de Retz

"The higher the rank the less pretence, because there is less to pretend to." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

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

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

"To be vain of one's rank or place is to show that one is below it." - Stanislaw I Leszczynski

"To call a king "Prince" is pleasing, because it diminishes his rank." - Blaise Pascal

"The gift derives its value from the rank of the giver." - Ovid

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

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

"A nation is as great, and only as great, as her rank and file." - Woodrow Wilson

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

"For any man to match above his rank is but to sell his liberty." - Philip Massinger

"It is good manners, not rank, wealth, or beauty, that constitute the real lay." - Roger Ascham

"Leadership is not rank, privileges, title or money. It is responsibility." - Peter Drucker

"A man's social rank is determined by the amount of bread he eats in a sandwich." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Comfort becomes a goal when distinctions of rank are abolished and privileges destroyed." - Alexis De Tocqueville

"To be vain of one's rank or place is to show that one is below it." - Stanislaw I Leszczynski

"Experiences of the first order, of the first rank, are not realized through the eye." - Eugen Rosenstock-Huessy

"Every vice makes its guilt the more conspicuous in proportion to the rank of the offender." - Juvenal

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

"The higher you go up in rank, usually the longer you can dance." - Misty Copeland

"To call a king Prince is pleasing, because it diminishes his rank." - Blaise Pascal

"Tis pride, rank pride, and haughtiness of soul: I think the Romans call it Stoicism." - Joseph Addison

"Not far from the invention of fire... we must rank the invention of doubt." - Thomas Henry Huxley

"Never rank, rate, or compare coaches, children, concerts, or championships or congratulations. Just enjoy them all." - Bill Walton

"They worry one another like mastiffs, scrambling for rank and pay like apes for nuts." - John Adams

"Those who shine in the second rank, are eclipsed by the first." - Proverbs

"In our world, I rank music somewhere between hair ribbons and rainbows in terms of usefulness." - Suzanne Collins

"There are books . . . which rank in our life with parents and lovers and passionate experiences." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"Only a rank degenerate would drive 1,500 miles across Texas without eating a chicken fried steak." - Larry Mcmurtry

"There is neither rank nor station nor prerogative in the republic of the grave." - John James Ingalls

"Rank beliefs not according to their plausibility but by the harm they may cause." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Not far from the invention of fire must rank the invention of doubt." - Thomas Huxley

"First, we did rank everybody by risk, and New York comes out number one." - Michael Chertoff

"I used to pull rank and wait until the wind was blowing out." - Joe Cronin

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

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

"He shines in the second rank, who is eclipsed in the first." - Voltaire

"I'm not worried about where I rank between other QBs in the league." - Eli Manning

"If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy." - Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

"Waterloo is a battle of the first rank won by a captain of the second" - Victor Hugo

"The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that." - Robert Burns

"Persecution to persons in a high rank stands them in the stead of eminent virtue." - Jean Francois Paul de Gondi

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

"High rank and soft manners may not always belong to a true heart." - Anthony Trollope

"Rank does not confer privilege or give power. It imposes responsibility." - Peter Drucker

"If you modestly enjoy your fame you are not unworthy to rank with the holy." - Johann Wolfgang Von Goeth

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

"I am far from underestimating the importance of dividends, but I rank dividends below human character." - Theodore Roosevelt

"Rank and file Democrats are very patriotic. They love this country and support the military." - Dick Mountjoy

"An age is best revealed by its artists of the second rank." - Geoffrey Wolff

"The mouth can be better engaged than with a cylinder of rank weed." - James Joyce

"Archbishop - A Christian ecclesiastic of a rank superior to that attained by Christ." - H L Mencken

"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." - Luc De Clapiers

"We think leadership is about rank and power, but better to think of leadership as the responsibility for other human beings. That leadership and rank may not go together. So it manifests in this remarkable way." - Simon Sinek

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

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

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

"Right now I would rank Norway as the largest country in the world, I have never seen anything like it" - Barack Obama

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

". . . for the most part the worst instructed, and the least knowing of any of their rank, I ever went amongst." - Gilbert Burnet

"I have had wealth, rank and power, but, if these were all I had, how wretched I should be." - Brian Aldiss

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

"When I look at a person, I see a person - not a rank, not a class, not a title." - Criss Jami

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

"Take thou some new infection to thy eye, And the rank poison of the old will die." - William Shakespeare

"Rank is a farce; if people Fools will be A Scavenger and King's the same to me." - John Wolcot

"An immense percentage of snobs, I believe, is to be found in every rank of this mortal life." - William Makepeace Thackeray

"Can you understand your own dreams, which arise with mushrooms' rank richness in the night-forests within your skull?" - William T Vollmann

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

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

"But the love of offspring...tender and beautiful as it is, can not as sentiment rank with conjugal love." - Elizabeth Cady Stanton

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

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

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

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

"Liberty is, to the lowest rank of every nation, little more than the choice of working or starving." - Samuel Johnson

"O, my offence is rank, it smells to heaven; It hath the primal eldest curse upon 't, A brother's murder." - William Shakespeare

"The responsibilities which are imposed by rank and privilege and good fortune can... become very onerous indeed." - Robert Welch

"The rank is but the guinea's stamp, The man's the gowd for a' that. For a' that an a' that." - Robert Burns

"... for the most part the worst instructed, and the least knowing of any of their rank, I ever went amongst." - Gilbert Burnet

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

"In the world of thought a man's rank is determined, not by his average work, but by his highest achievement." - John Lancaster Spalding

"Let no man, in whatever rank or superiority, control your mind and tell you what to do" - Christopher Paolini

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



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