Quotes with extraordinary
Every step forward in mechanical technique is a step in the direction of abstraction. This capacity for living easily and familiarly at an extraordinary level of abstraction is the source of modern man's power. With it he has transformed the planet, annihilated space, and trebled the world's population. But it is also a power which has, like everything human, its negative side, in the desolating sense of rootlessness, vacuity, and the lack of concrete feeling that assails modern man in his moments of real anxiety.
Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy (1958)
Start with the fact that our country's progress since 1776 has been mind-blowing, like nothing the world has ever seen. Our secret sauce has been a political and economic system that unleashes human potential to an extraordinary degree. As a result Americans today enjoy an abundance of goods and services that no one could have dreamed of just a few centuries ago.
"Warren Buffett is bullish ... on women" in Fortune, published on May 2, 2013
There's an extraordinary billboard up on Sunset Boulevard right now, with a humongous photograph of my face. I drive by it constantly back and forth, back and forth.
Democracy is based upon the conviction that there are extraordinary possibilities in ordinary people.
I think this is the most extraordinary collection of talent, of human knowledge, that has ever been gathered together at the White House, with the possible exception of when Thomas Jefferson dined alone.
During dinner honoring Nobel Prize winners of the western hemisphere on April 29, 1962.
Man is still the most extraordinary computer of all.
Don't wait for extraordinary opportunities. Seize common occasions and make them great.
Pushing to the Front or, Success Under Difficulties (1894)
Intrepidity is an extraordinary strength of soul, which raises it above the troubles, disorders and emotions which the sight of great perils can arouse in it; by this strength heroes maintain a calm aspect and preserve their reason and liberty in the most surprising and terrible accidents.
Not because of any extraordinary talents did he succeed, but because he had a capacity on a level for business and not above it.
Not because of an extraordinary talent did he succeed, but because he had a capacity of a level for business and not above it.