Quotes with extreme
To jump and break the sound barrier will not be a mere record breaking experience or another extreme event that ends once the mission is accomplished. This is an experience that will simulate the first human landing on the moon, and will benefit scientific research.
I just hark back to this thing and say, this is funny, and that's the way people go to a great extreme to accomplish very little. So I added midgets and I added stale bullets. I added monkeys; I added incongruous elements. And this was all a kind of a progressive thing, you know, like a chain reaction.
Oral history interview with Rube Goldberg by Emily Nathan, for Radio Smithsonian, 1970.
Beyond the very extreme of fatigue and distress, we may find amounts of ease and power we never dreamed ourselves to own; sources of strength never taxed at all because we never push through the obstruction.
Born to Run
Entire ignorance is not so terrible or extreme an evil, and is far from being the greatest of all.
Extreme avarice is nearly always mistaken; there is no passion which is oftener further away from its mark, nor upon which the present has so much power to the prejudice of the future.
The extreme pleasure we take in talking of ourselves should make us fear that we give very little to those who listen to us.
We should manage our fortune as we do our health—enjoy it when good, be patient when it is bad, and never apply violent remedies except in an extreme necessity.