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Letter "E" » excessively
«I think [park] concerts tend to be, let's say, excessively accessible.»
«Political extremism involves two prime ingredients: an excessively simple diagnosis of the world's ills, and a conviction that there are identifiable villains back of it all.»
Author: John W. Gardner
«When thought becomes excessively painful, action is the finest remedy»
«In one case out of a hundred a point is excessively discussed because it is obscure; in the ninety-nine remaining it is obscure because it is excessively discussed.»
Author: Edgar Allan Poe
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«She ordered a cup of tea, which proved excessively bad, and this gave her a sense that she was suffering in a romantic cause.»
«What fun it would be to be poor, as long as one was excessively poor! Anything in excess is most exhilarating»
«Those, who indulge excessively in material and sensual pleasures approach death with fear and inevitably fall prey to the wrath of death.»
«They [Young People] have exalted notions, because they have not been humbled by life or learned its necessary limitations; moreover, their hopeful disposition makes them think themselves equal to great things / and that means having exalted notions. They would always rather do noble deeds than useful ones: Their lives are regulated more by moral feeling than by reasoning / all their mistakes are in the direction of doing things excessively and vehemently. They overdo everything / they love too much, hate too much, and the same with everything else.»
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«Desire for approval and recognition is a healthy motive, but the desire to be acknowledged as better, stronger or more intelligent than a fellow being or fellow scholar easily leads to an excessively egoistic psychological adjustment, which may becom»
«To the excessively fearful the chief characteristic of power is its arbitrariness. Man had to gain enormously in confidence before he could conceive an all-powerful God who obeys his own laws.»