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There is a season for man's merit as well as for fruit. (Quote by - nFrancois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

They merit more praise who know how to suffer misery than those who temper themselves in contentment. (Quote by - nPietro Aretino)

There can be no return to prosperity while the government (of Ontario) believes that taking money from the people who have earned it and giving it away to the people who haven't, in exchange for their votes and regardless of merit, is the essence of fairness. (Quote by - Conrad Black)

We start with gifts. Merit comes from what we make of them. (Quote by - nJean Toomer)

Reputation is an idle and most false imposition; oft got without merit, and lost without deserving. (Quote by - nWilliam Shakespeare)

Perpetual modernness is the measure of merit in every work of art. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

There is merit without elevation, but there is no elevation without some merit. (Quote by - nFrancois Duc de la Rochefoucauld)

The favor of princes does not preclude the existence of merit, and yet does not prove that it exists. (Quote by - nJean de la Bruyere)

Truth is the only merit that gives dignity and worth to history. (Quote by - Lord Acton)

Those who mistake their good luck for their merit are inevitably bound for disaster. (Quote by - J. Christopher Herold)

It sounds like stories from the land of spirits, If any man obtain that which he merits, Or any merit that which he obtains. (Quote by - nSamuel Taylor Coleridge)

The merit claimed for the Anglican Church is that, if you let it alone, it will let you alone. (Quote by - Ralph Waldo Emerson)

The same principle leads us to neglect a man of merit that induces us to admire a fool.(Quote by - nJean de la Bruyere)

On their own merits modest men are dumb. (Quote by - nGeorge Colman)

The world more often rewards the appearances of merit than merit itself. (Quote by - nFran ois Duc de La Rochefoucauld)

There's a proud modesty in merit; averse from asking, and resolved to pay ten times the gifts it asks. (Quote by - nJohn Dryden)

Contemporaries appreciate the man rather than his merit; posterity will regard the merit rather than the man. (Quote by - nCharles Caleb Colton)

View the whole scene, with critic judgment scan, And then deny him merit if you can. Where he falls short, 'tis Nature's fault alone Where he succeeds, the merit's all his own. (Quote by - nCharles Churchill)

Ambition is pitiless. Any merit that it cannot use it finds despicable. (Quote by - Joseph Joubert)

The best work, and of greatest merit for the public, has proceeded from the unmarried or childless men. (Quote by - Sir Francis Bacon)

The sufficiency of merit is to know that my merit is not sufficient. (Quote by - nFrancis Quarles)

No answer to prayer is an indication of our merit; every answer to prayer is an indication of God's mercy. (Quote by - John Blanchard)

We should try to succeed by merit, not by favor. He who does well will always have patrons enough.(Quote by - (Titus Maccius Plautus)

Jealousy is an awkward homage which inferiority renders to merit. (Quote by - Mme. De Puisieux)

One merit of poetry few persons will deny: it says more and in fewer words than prose. (Quote by - Voltaire)

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