Amount

Famous quotes containing the word amount:

    No amount of skill on the part of the actress can make up for the loss of youth.
    Ellen Terry (1847–1928)

    Nations are possessed with an insane ambition to perpetuate the memory of themselves by the amount of hammered stone they leave. What if equal pains were taken to smooth and polish their manners?
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)

    Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character has abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigour, and moral courage which it contained.
    John Stuart Mill (1806–1873)