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Letter "E" » emulation
«With the exception of the instinct of self-preservation, the propensity for emulation is probably the strongest and most alert and persistent of the economic motives proper»
«Worth begets in base minds, envy; in great souls, emulation»
«The best way to enhance freedom in other lands is to demonstrate here that our democratic system is worthy of emulation»
«Now if the fall of them be the riches of the world, and the diminishing of them the riches of the Gentiles; how much more their fulness? / For I speak to you Gentiles, inasmuch as I am the apostle of the Gentiles, I magnify mine office: / If by any means I may provoke to emulation them which are my flesh, and might save some of them.»
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«RESIGN, v.t. To renounce an honor for an advantage. To renounce an advantage for a greater advantage.'Twas rumored Leonard Wood had signed A true renunciation Of title, rank and every kind Of military station -- Each honorable station.By his example fired --inclined To noble emulation, The country humbly was resigned To Leonard's resignation -- His Christian resignation. --Politian Greame»
Author: Ambrose Bierce
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«ENVY, n. Emulation adapted to the meanest capacity.»
«Emulation looks out for merits, that she may exalt herself by victory; envy spies out blemishes that she may lower another by defeat»
«Leisure and curiosity might soon make great advances in useful knowledge, were they not diverted by minute emulation and laborious trifles.»
Author: Samuel Johnson
«An envious feverOf pale and bloodless emulation.»