attach too much importance

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  • And yet we must not attach too much importance to this fact. Cited from Civilization of Renaissance in Italy, J Burckhardt
  • You must not attach too much importance to what I said about France, you know. Cited from The Last Hope, by Henry Seton Merriman
  • However, you must not attach too much importance to that speech. Cited from Canada and the States, by Edward William Watkin
  • I hardly know what I have been saying, so you must not attach too much importance to it. Cited from An Algonquin Maiden, by G. Mercer Adam
  • Don't attach too much importance to what I say! Cited from Jezebel's Daughter, by Wilkie Collins
  • People in general attach too much importance to words. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • Does not that make them masters, and attach too much importance to their narrowness? Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans/Corinthians, by Alexander Maclaren
  • But I think you attach too much importance to your feeling for Marley. Cited from Two Boys and a Fortune, by Matthew White, Jr.
  • It is not, perhaps, a denial to which one would attach too much importance in all the circumstances. Cited from Scaramouche, by Rafael Sabatini
  • We must remember these scholarships when we speak of the barrier, but we must not attach too much importance to them. Cited from As We Are and As We May Be, by Sir Walter Besant
  • "So you attach too much importance to it, and it gets to be an obsession." Cited from The Confession, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • I don't attach too much importance to all these predictions, but O, how glad I should be to see them come true! Cited from The Dynasts, by Thomas Hardy
  • "I add this because I know you attach too much importance to my words, and take them as literally as if they were oracles." Cited from Spirit of St. Francis de Sales, Jean Pierre Camus
  • "You attach too much importance to The Dancing Master." Cited from The Works of Rudyard Kipling/One Volume Edition/12
  • Well, perhaps I did attach too much importance to that diverting epilogue to the Allardyce dance. Cited from The Cords of Vanity, by James Branch Cabell
  • That we Englishmen attach too much importance to sport goes without saying -- or, rather, it has been said so often as to have become a commonplace. Cited from Idle Ideas in 1905, by Jerome K. Jerome
  • Does it not reveal that we attach too much importance to having and to possessions -- our own and other people's -- and too little importance to doing, to service? Cited from Britain at Bay, by Spenser Wilkinson
  • Emile learns by experience not to attach too much importance to them, he always gains more by the reconciliation than he lost by the quarrel. Cited from Emile, by Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  • It was a lapse from the high seriousness of politics, and I perceived she felt that I might regard it as such and attach too much importance to it. Cited from The New Machiavelli, by H. G. Wells
  • We must not, however, attach too much importance to this fact, for in all times the Greeks have been a little people, grafting themselves on to various barbaric stocks. Cited from Life of Charles W. Dilke V1, by Stephen Gwynn
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