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" He acts upon the principle that if a thing is worth doing at all it is worth doing well: — and the thing that he "does" especially well is the public. "
The works of the late Edgar Allan Poe - 254. oldal
szerző: Edgar Allan Poe, Rufus Wilmot Griswold, Nathaniel Parker Willis, James Russell Lowell - 1850
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The Presbyterian Historical Almanac and Annual Remembrancer of the ..., 7. kötet

Joseph M. Wilson - 1865
...that Elocution, as an art as well as a science, was not more fully comprehended by our Ministers ; if a thing is worth doing at all it is worth doing well, is a proverb that tells with great force against the dull and heavy style of some of the most evangelical...

Oscar

William Simonds - 1859
...entire floor. " There, now, does n't that look better ?" he added, after he had finished sweeping. " If a thing is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well — that 's the true doctrine, Oscar. I hope you won't get in the habit of making half-way work with...

The Lawyer and His Profession: A Series of Letters to a Solicitor Commencing ...

1860 - 135 oldal
...you could not afford to have it properly done, and did not know the way to do it yourself. The maxim that " If a thing is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well" applies, in my opinion, to the most trifling concerns, — even to the way you tie up your papers....

Stray notes on fishing and natural history

Cornwall Simeon - 1860 - 263 oldal
...obvious machinery for his destruction. Why, it's a positive insult to the intelligence of the fish ! " If a thing is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well," says the old proverb; and yet many a man at the seaside, when inclined to "have a turn at the Whiting,"...

The Parochial (Oxford parochial) magazine [afterw.] The Oxford ..., 3. kötet

1863
...over that; and I remember that this failing always brought down upon my head that good old proverb, " If a thing is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well." Now this applies no less to careless men than to careless boys, and I think to none more than to those...

Social Life in Munich

Edward Wilberforce - 1863 - 346 oldal
...practical matters, and the flimsiest ornament is more valued than utility. Munichers never understand that if a thing is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well ; that a practical manufacture should be practical before anything in the way of ornament is added,...

Annual Report of the Board of Education, 26. kötet

Massachusetts. Board of Education - 1863
...has been gained by thus crowding them on, but on the contrary much of the time has been lost. "If any thing is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well ; " and if we are to have the children educated at all, let us have them educated well, for it has been said...

Pratt's Law of Highways: (5 & 6 Will. 4, Cap. 50, 25 & 26 Vict. Cap. 61, 27 ...

1865 - 391 oldal
...whose time is fully occupied; and even in such small matters as these I think the maxim holds good, that " if a thing is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well." TCSK TABLE OF CONTENTS. INTRODUCTION. SECTION I. Highways, what, 1; their origin, 4; dedication, 5;...

The Florist and Pomologist

1865
...stimulant, but in this case it seems powerless, or why is it we see deep trenching so little practised ? If a thing is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well. If land is worth cultivating at all, it is worth cultivating it well, and the first great means of...

ELLA

WALTER AIMWELL - 1865
...have noticed another fault of yours, and that is, you are rather apt to slight your work. My motto is, if a thing is worth doing at all, it is worth doing well." "Mother has often talked to me about that," said Ella. " I suppose the trouble with me, is, I always...




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