credits

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n credits a list of acknowledgements of those who contributed to the creation of a film (usually run at the end of the film)
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Quotations

  • Indira Gandhi
    Indira Gandhi
    “There are two kinds of people: Those who do the work and those who take the credit. Try to be in the first group because there is less competition there.”
  • Benjamin Franklin
    Benjamin%20Franklin
    “Remember that credit is money.”
  • Spanish Proverb
    Spanish Proverb
    “A pig bought on credit is forever grunting.”
  • Upton Sinclair
    Upton Sinclair
    “The private control of credit is the modern form of slavery.”
  • Maurice Switzer
    Maurice Switzer
    “The surest way to establish your credit is to work yourself into the position of not needing any.”
  • Robert Woodruff
    Robert Woodruff
    “There is no limit to what a man can do or how far he can go if he doesn't mind who gets the credit.”

Usage

In literature:

Of these it may be said that they would be creditable to London itself.
"Town Life in Australia" by R. E. N. (Richard) Twopeny
Only aim to do your duty, and mankind will give you credit where you fail.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
It will prevent their crediting us abroad, in which case, we cannot be credited at home.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
This more limited proposal, designed to save public credit, likewise failed.
"History of the United States" by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
And I make haste to add that the credit of this does not belong to the philologists.
"Adventures in Criticism" by Sir Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
Your wit will do me credit, after a little sharpening.
"Lorna Doone" by R. D. Blackmore
My letters to iron manufacturers in Pittsburgh were sufficient to insure the new company credit.
"Autobiography of Andrew Carnegie" by Andrew Carnegie
Miss Harmon's a poor teacher, and I'm sure your music, at any rate, is not a credit to her.
"The Luckiest Girl in the School" by Angela Brazil
They did it, too, by rushing, which was all the more to their credit.
"Football Days" by William H. Edwards
M. de Montmorin was devoted to the king, but had no credit with the nation.
"History of the Girondists, Volume I" by Alphonse de Lamartine
The grower of these berries receives a credit for the amount we realize.
"Trees, Fruits and Flowers of Minnesota, 1916" by Various
But he gave a credit and authority to the evidence by these attempts to suppress it.
"The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. X. (of 12)" by Edmund Burke
He figured there extensively, and not very creditably either.
"The Headless Horseman" by Mayne Reid
But he's credited with the interest on his capital?
"Three Plays by Granville-Barker" by Harley Granville-Barker
He held many positions of honor and trust, acquitting himself with credit.
"Fifty Years In The Northwest" by William Henry Carman Folsom
Governor Keith give thee letters of credit!
"The Life of Benjamin Franklin" by Mason Locke Weems
And the graves be a credit to 'ee.
"The Soul of Susan Yellam" by Horace Annesley Vachell
His fall would deal a blow to credit.
"Ovington's Bank" by Stanley J. Weyman
He testified in a witch case (in favor of the witch, be it said to his credit) in Salem, Mass., in 1691.
"Sketches of Successful New Hampshire Men" by Various
A trait creditable to his character, on a graver score, presents itself in the following transaction.
"The Violin" by George Dubourg
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In poetry:

He is an Englishman!
For he himself has said it,
And it's greatly to his credit
That he is an Englishman.
"Fragments" by Louisa May Alcott
Dear reader, would you rather be
Like Jim, not crediting the ill,
Joyous in your serenity,
Or right, like Bill?
"Jim And Bill" by Franklin Pierce Adams
BOAT. He is an Englishman!
For he himself has said it,
And it's greatly to his credit,
That he is an Englishman!
"HMS Pinafore: Act II" by William Schwenck Gilbert
ALL. For he is an Englishman,
And he himself hath said it,
And it's greatly to his credit
That he is an Englishman!
"HMS Pinafore: Act II" by William Schwenck Gilbert
Give all to love;
Obey thy heart;
Friends, kindred, days,
Estate, good fame,
Plans, credit, and the muse;
Nothing refuse.
"Give All To Love" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
If, with the literate, I am
Impelled to try an epigram,
I never seek to take the credit;
We all assume that Oscar said it.
"Oscar Wilde" by Dorothy Parker

In news:

An analysis of consumer-credit data shows that Americans are carrying more credit card debt and being less diligent about making payments on time.
Credit reporting agency TransUnion said Monday that the average credit card debt per borrower in the US grew 4.9 percent in the third quarter from a year earlier.
Celebrating the credit union spirit, Credit Union Magazine showcases innovative practices and people, and provides leaders with the thought-provoking information they need to meet their business challenges.
The credit score you get isn't always the same score a lender looks at when deciding whether to give you a mortgage, credit card or auto loan.
Lenders and credit bureaus use lots of different scores to evaluate borrowers so it is important to be aware of what's on your credit report.
Lot of credit cards, one getting selected Grab-credit-cards-620x480.
In the opening credits — best opening credits ever.
President Obama has reached a deal with Republicans that would extend for two years a series of expiring tax benefits, including a research-and-development tax credit and a trio of deductions and credits for college tuition.
It Doesn't Say Credit Union Until I Say It Says Credit Union.
P Morgan announced that its chief investment office has experienced a paper loss of $2 billion on its synthetic credit holdings (meaning securities whose values are derived from various credit products like corporate debt).
Although I am loath to, sometimes even I must give credit where credit is due.
With credit a little tighter in our economy, a good credit score can be one of your greatest weapons.
IN SOME ways, the decision late on November 19th by Moody 's, a credit-ratings agency, to strip France of its Triple A sovereign credit-rating was not unexpected.
Credit scores are on the decline, according to data collected by credit rating agency FICO.
The web-based LEED for Homes Scoring Tool is free, and uses a Credit-By-Credit or Quick Score system to easily illustrate results.
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In science:

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First Fruits of the Spitzer Space Telescope: Galactic and Solar System Studies
On the other hand, Opik also has 16 musical compositions to his credit.
Astrophysics in 2005
It is important to point out that the ultimate source of all databases and compilations is extensive computational and experimental work, and that the credit for this work is often neglected when the compilation or database is used.
Atomic Data for X-ray Astrophysics
In his husky voice, he would say “In our field the one (a person or a group) who gets the most credit is the one who contributes the last, in the appropriate time frame that is”.
Gupta-Rajpoot Texture 2(4) Zero Mass Matrices
Yes, he explains it, crediting the idea to Biegeleisen (1996).
Astrophysics in 2006
Second, some of the IR previously credited to the intergalactic background is probably zodiacal light improperly subtracted (Stecher et al. 2006).
Astrophysics in 2006
An example of the latter is that of weather derivatives. A few years ago trading weather derivatives and credit derivatives were both promising new areas of business.
Enterprise Spreadsheet Management: A Necessary Good
Today credit derivatives are everywhere and weather derivatives are rare. Money spent migrating weather derivatives spreadsheets would have been wasted. Replacement strategies therefore have a proper role in the termination of individual spreadsheets, but they do not solve the underlying issue.
Enterprise Spreadsheet Management: A Necessary Good
The discrepancy is mostly credited to the geometrical beaming of the burst jet.
Delayed X-ray emission from fallback in compact-object mergers
The basic units are authors, and credits are attributed using complete counting (single-authored papers/pages, collaborative papers/pages) and complete-normalized∗ counting (attributable collaborative papers/pages, attributable papers/pages).
A view of mathematics research productivity at U.S. regional public universities
In exploratory large-scale assessment students are often asked to take achievement tests for which they receive neither grades nor academic credit.
Test item response time and the response likelihood
Guidelines for assigning credit for discovery are (1) clear identification, either through decay-curves and relationships to other known isotopes, particle or γ -ray spectra, or unique mass and Z-identification, and (2) publication of the discovery in a refereed journal.
Discovery of the Arsenic Isotopes
If that was not the case we credited the authors with the discovery in spite of the inaccurate half-life.
Discovery of the Arsenic Isotopes
The authors do not claim credit for the discovery by quoting a previously unpublished report which had measured the correct half-life (93(5) ms) .
Discovery of the Arsenic Isotopes
Thus, the credit of discovery should go to Arnold and Sugarman also from Argonne National Laboratory who published their observation of 77As in 1947.
Discovery of the Arsenic Isotopes
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