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A man can stand anything except a succession of ordinary days.

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

I once asked my history teacher how we were expected to learn anything useful from his subject, when it seemed to me to be nothing but a monotonous and sordid succession of robber baron scumbags devoid of any admirable human qualities.I failed history.

Adam Hastings

If Comcast bought Disney, it certainly negates all the discussion of a succession plan for Eisner.

David Mantell

The board and I have made succession planning a priority. Well, it paid off!

Leonard Roberts

Love the moment. Flowers grow out of dark moments. Therefore, each moment is vital. It affects the whole. Life is a succession of such moments and to live each, is to succeed.

Corita Kent

As an attacking force we were better than for some time. But our defending was dreadful, particularly our tackling, which allowed them three soft tries in succession.

Merfyn Hughes

Like a traveler encountering a succession of mountain ranges we found the scope of our project seeming to expand with every step we took.

David Redden

There is a historical pattern that everyone should be aware of because each of the past three newly appointed Fed chairman began their tenure with a quick succession of interest rate hikes.

David Rosenberg

Certainly a lot of succession transactions occur at market value. Succession planning often involves a sale to a management group that might not be related. Sometimes it involves the outright sale of the company. An employee stock ownership plan is also an option.

Brent Carey

We'll be addressing quite directly the succession issue at the appropriate time. Right now is not the time.

David Westin

Life is a succession of moments, To live each one is to succeed.

Corita Kent

If you're Frank Lanza, you're getting on in years, you don't have a clear succession plan in place, and your share price may be as high as it's going to get. Why wouldn't you be thinking about selling?

Loren Thompson

I think it is a sad day for the company and we are going to miss him. But, typically of him, he has planned his own succession immaculately. We will have a dinner and a nice party for him.

Simon Wolfson

Opponents of changing the succession law...would like to see Masako divorced before it is revised, and a new crown princess found who might bear a male heir.

Miiko Kodama

We agreed that from next meeting we will proceed with putting together a report that recommends expanding imperial succession to include females and their descendants.

Hiroyuki Yoshikawa

I expect the board to come out with a succession plan rather rapidly and possibly give us a date for when Eisner leaves.

Kevin Calabrese

Certain ambiguities in presidential succession.

Brian Baird

PREHISTORIC, adj. Belonging to an early period and a museum. Antedating the art and practice of perpetuating falsehood. He lived in a period prehistoric, When all was absurd and phantasmagoric. Born later, when Clio, celestial recorded, Set down great events in succession and order, He surely had seen nothing droll or fortuitous In anything here but the lies that.

Ambrose Bierce

What I think was the most unfortunate thing was that it happened to be around the religious ceremony. Each ceremony has a significant meaning and have to be in succession. It was like having the pope cutting short his mass. We who participate in these ceremonies with a whole-heart commitment have a respect for that.

John Molina

Whenever I attempt to frame a simple idea of time, abstracted from the succession of ideas in my mind, which flows uniformly, and is participated by all beings, I am lost and embrangled in inextricable difficulties.

George Berkeley