To see victory only when it is within the ken of the common herd is not the acme of excellence.— Sun Tzu
Revealing Acme quotations
Hockey belongs to the Cartoon Network, where a person can be pancaked by an ACME anvil, then expanded - accordion-style - back to full stature, without any lasting side effect.
For to win one hundred victories in one hundred battles is not the acme of skill. To subdue the enemy without fighting is the acme of skill.
When wisdom reaches the acme of perfection, it will suppress the vicious instincts and injurious desires.
The acme of judicial distinction means the ability to look a lawyer straight in the eyes for two hours and not hear a damned word he says.
This growth in the number, speed of formation, permanence, delicacy and complexity of associations possible for an animal reaches its acme in the case of man.
In an initial period, Photography, in order to surprise, photographs the notable; but soon, by a familiar reversal, it decrees notable whatever it photographs. The 'anything whatever' then becomes the sophisticated acme of value.
Langdon turned to Sophie. "Who is that? What... happened?" Teabing hobbled over. "You were rescued by a knight brandishing an Excalibur made by Acme Orthopedic.
The rich philistinism emanating from advertisements is due not to their exaggerating (or inventing) the glory of this or that serviceable article but to suggesting that the acme of human happiness is purchasable and that its purchase somehow ennobles the purchaser.
Gettin' jiggy wit it is, like, the next level of cool.
It's cool to the eighth power. Some people are fly, some people are kind of hot. But when you are the jiggiest, when you exude jiggy-essence, it's the acme of cool.
All we know is that you are, if you will, the acme of perfection.
Disease is a dynamic process. It has a beginning - slow or sudden - develops, reaches in many cases an acme, and ends in recovery or death.
Jail-going is only the beginning, not the end of satyagraha.
The acme of satyagraha for us would be to lay down our lives for the defence of India's just cause.
Winning the ACM, winning the CMA, my first time on the Opry and having Grammy nominations were all a big deal to me.
It is the acme of life to understand life.
Winning isn't enough. The acme of all skill is to defeat your enemy before taking the field.
The acme of humbleness is to forget unfalteringly good deeds of oneself.
The acme of freedom from wealth is to desire to be possessionless even as others desire to possess.
The acme of faith is... immersion of the mind in God.
I believe that everything in Nature aspires to the acme of strength, well-being, and happiness; and everything that deviates from this I call immoral.
I am an acme of things accomplished, and I an encloser of things to be.
The acme of love is to enhance your friendly attitude to those who insult and revile you.
Some important ideas from the book of early Christians which is called Philokalia: From Spiritual Directions of Diadochus of Photiki The acme of faith is... immersion of the mind in God. The acme of freedom from wealth is to desire to be possessionless even as others desire to possess. The acme of humbleness is to forget unfalteringly good deeds of oneself. The acme of love is to enhance your friendly attitude to those who insult and revile you.
The notebooks of Paul Brunton represent the acme of wisdom on the nature of human spirituality. Every serious student of this subject will profit enormously by becoming acquainted with Brunton's seminal work.
It is said that whomsoever the gods wish to destroy, they first make mad.
In fact, whomsoever the gods wish to destroy, they first hand the equivalent of a stick with a fizzing fuse and Acme Dynamite Company written on the side. It's more interesting, and doesn't take so long.