Our chief defect is that we are more given to talking about things than to doing them.
The chief symptom of adolescence is a state of expectation, a tendency towards creative work, and a need for the strengthening of self-confidence. Suddenly, the child becomes very sensitive to the rudeness and humiliations which he had previously suffered with patient indifference.
The chief reason for going to school is to get the impression fixed for life that there is a book side for everything.
In Judaism, there are 613 biblical commandments, and the Talmud says that the chief commandment of all is study.
Clever people seem not to feel the natural pleasure of bewilderment, and are always answering questions when the chief relish of a life is to go on asking them.
William Henry Harrison, who died of pneumonia in April of 1841, after only one month in office, was the first Chief Executive to hide his physical frailties.
The party of swindlers and thieves is putting forward its chief swindler and its chief thief for the presidency. We must vote against him, struggle against him.
We are faced with the paradoxical fact that education has become one of the chief obstacles to intelligence and freedom of thought.
The chief strategist of an organization has to be the leader – the CEO.
It is the duty of every good officer to obey any orders given him by his commander in chief.