Quotations The Best Quotes About Merit  

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A list of the best merit quotes and sayings, including the names of each speaker or author when available. This list is sorted by popularity, so only the most famous merit quotes are at the top. The authors of these historic merit quotes are displayed next to each quote, so if you see one you like be sure to check out other inspirational merit quotes from that same writer.

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An ingenuous mind feels in unmerited praise the bitterest reproof. Walter Savage Landor

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Charm strikes the sight, but merit wins the soul. Alexander Pope

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We may not always get what we want, but surely we will get what we deserve. Doug Horton

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Speak little and well if you wish to be esteemed a person of merit.

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Merit is often an obstacle to fortune; the reason is it produces two bad effects, envy and fear.

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'Tis not in mortals to command success, but we'll do more, Sempronius, we'll deserve it. Joseph Addison

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Arrogance on the part of the meritorious is even more offensive to us than the arrogance of those without merit: for merit itself is offensive. Friedrich Nietzsche