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"The dance can reveal everything mysterious that is hidden in music, and it has the additional merit of being human and palpable. Dancing is poetry with arms and legs."

"Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men."

"In politics, merit is rewarded by the possessor being raised, like a target, to a position to be fired at."

"If you are cast in a different mould to the majority, it is no merit of yours: Nature did it."

"Certainly the best works, and of greatest merit for the public, have proceeded from the unmarried, or childless men."

"The American culture promotes personal responsibility, the dignity of work, the value of education, the merit of service, devotion to a purpose greater than self, and at the foundation, the pre-eminence of family."

"It wasn't glamorous in my day. In the regions, reporters were seen as such low life that they didn't merit their name in the Radio Times. Now people are interested in being famous. I never gave it a thought."

"It seems to never occur to fools that merit and good fortune are closely united."

"In science, 'fact' can only mean 'confirmed to such a degree that it would be perverse to withhold provisional assent.' I suppose that apples might start to rise tomorrow, but the possibility does not merit equal time in physics classrooms."

"The learner always begins by finding fault, but the scholar sees the positive merit in everything."

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