Actively Quotes

Actively Quotes by Eric Greitens, Lisa Stansfield, Jane Kaczmarek, Enda Kenny, Thom Tillis, Charlene, Princess of Monaco and many others.

When you have law-abiding citizens who are actively ready to protect themselves and their family, that reduces crime.
Whenever I’ve collaborated with anyone in the past it’s just happened really, I’ve never actively sought it out.
Divorce is brutal and horrible and… you have to actively work to get your life back on track.
By far, the greatest contribution Ireland can make is to lead by example, by actively pursuing its own transition to a sustainable, low-carbon economy.
The main opposition to Judge Gorsuch’s confirmation comes from a handful of Democratic Senators who are using the playbook of far-left special interest groups, the same groups that routinely attack anyone who doesn’t actively promote their agenda.
I don’t want to be a princess who sits on the sidelines; I want to be present and actively involved. It’s a life with a purpose.
Any board executive can forget just how many people helped them get where they are. Those women who have got to the top need actively to ensure there is a pipeline of younger women, whether by networking or mentoring, who in turn are encouraging those below them.
If we are not actively fighting against regressive ideologies, we are contributing to making them grow.
John Quincy Adams most certainly was a part of the Revolutionary War era. He was a young boy, but he was actively involved.
Never go dead for a second on stage. Even if you are doing nothing, do it actively.
The best way I’ve learned to navigate pivotal moments in my career is by actively cultivating a personal board of directors. The most successful companies and nonprofits have strong boards to help guide them, so why not create our own? The needs are quite similar.
And what’s fascinating in The Ten Thousand Things is that although there’s time, an inexorable time of the three generations of lives, actively present, but place is the time, time doesn’t really have to do with simply the human experience of it.
I met with an Automaidan activist who was part of a self-appointed group drafting a lustration law for parliament, which would exclude from political life people who actively participated in Yanukovych’s criminal regime.
The use of IV replacement of electrolytes and fluids should be in a time when someone is unable to keep fluids down. If your hangover is so bad that every time you drink a sip of Gatorade, you instantly vomit, and you’re actively being dehydrated, absolutely you need replacement via an IV.
Today, we realize there are those actively seeking to harm us, to destroy our infrastructure and take lives.
Punk rock has never really had much patience with musical virtuosity. Actually, it’d be more accurate to say that for most of its history, punk has been actively hostile to virtuosity.
I try not to be proud. I try to actively attack pride.
I’ve been actively trying to extend my reach beyond WWE. I wanted to do some non-action related projects, stuff that will resonate with different audiences who might not know who I am.
I’m not actively seeking stardom. I just go to auditions, and I knock on wood.
More women should actively participate in space flight. There are many well educated women working in the space industry; they are very good candidates.
I literally left school and went straight into music via art college for a year, and I’ve been so involved in my job of writing songs that the more actively involved part became channeled into standing on the stage and saying things that way.
Many of us actively working to interrupt racism continually hear complaints about the ‘gotcha’ culture of white anti-racism. There is a stereotype that we are looking for every incident we can find so we can spring out, point our fingers, and shout, ‘You’re a racist!’
I don’t feel like literature has the power to alienate. I think that’s something people feel if they don’t connect with a work of art. But I don’t think a work of art can actively reject the person who’s looking at it or reading it.
To be honest, I think Chris Ware is the only person whose books I’ve actively and consistently purchased for years.
Self-awareness is something that we actually actively avoid.
The work of black creatives seems to always get undermined in one way or another, and that’s what this new generation is actively changing by speaking up. We aren’t accepting group categorization and group classifications to describe our work anymore – it just leads to group dismissal.
We have actively sought and are actively seeking to make the United Nations an effective instrument of international cooperation.
It is possible in medicine, even when you intend to do good, to do harm instead. That is why science thrives on actively encouraging criticism rather than stifling it.
There are a lot of people who probably enjoyedConversations with Friends’ who are part of the system that is actively exploiting other people’s labour. I am sure there are landlords who read it and thought it was a great read. Am I happy that I have given those people 10 hours of distraction? Not really!
Gaming is something you have to force actively against and I will do this.
I’m always thinking about stories and ideas, and I have a few I’d like to actively pursue, but as much as I love them, I love the process of creation, and I want to go on and create things for myself, and create new things.
I’ve only actively promoted what we always hope is good science.
However, I should perhaps add that during the 20 years I have been back in Cambridge, I have been actively involved in the teaching of undergraduates, as well as of course supervising research students.
I would say that I have become more radical as I have gotten older. I started out very radical when I was young, like most people, but I became less actively politically engaged in the middle of my life.
The most important thing I learned is that when you are actively learning about someone else you are passively teaching them about yourself.
With the dreary season in which we travelled part of the route; with our minds much more actively employed in forming resources for our preservation from famine.
Our Keystone legislation received strong bipartisan support in the Senate. Although it didn’t receive the 60 votes necessary for passage, 56 senators – a majorityvoted in favor of the bill. Despite President Obama‘s actively lobbying against the bill, we still won the support of 11 Democrats.
Bands are actively seeking more film involvementbecause the days of recording albums and MTV and even touring, to some extent, are gone.
It’s boring to have the same guy win. I’m actively rooting against myself.
Finding meaning in your work is your responsibility. Any job can be better when you actively work to find meaning in the work.
While I’m an athlete and while I’m fighting actively, I don’t intend to pursue a career in politics. What happens after that, we’ll see. But I don’t have an intention to do both at the same time.
There’s something very noble about the bowling shoe. It has very little pretense, and it’s kind of naughty. You have to share them with a bunch of other people, which is so kinky in a way that I like. What other shoes would you actively share with other people?
There are not enough female VCs in an industry so traditionally dominated by males. There are not enough female mentors who are actively engaged with female founders. We need women VCs and entrepreneurs to stand up, get loud, and help guide their peers.
The key to stopping the hard-right nationalist forces poised to pounce on Brexit isn’t going to be finessing a reprieve for the status quo. It’s about actively creating consent for meaningful change, and expanding democratic participation beyond a second referendum.
The advent of the digital age and the immediacy and convenience of digital video and photography allows people to become an integral part of the feedback loop which actively shapes the content we are fed.
My mom actively did not want me to play professionally.
Research is starting to show that a child should be engaged at least 20 hours a week. I do not think it matters which program you choose as long as it keeps the child actively engaged with the therapist, teacher, or parent for at least 20 hours a week.
As children, my siblings and I were actively discouraged from acting. I have no memories of going on set with my parentsaside from ‘Gulliver‘s Travels.’
Far from being aberrant and un-British, criticising a war in which our troops are actively engaged is a long-established parliamentary and political tradition.
The Washed Out thing happened really quickly, and I wasn’t really actively promoting the songs. I didn’t think of them as any more than demos, really, and it sort of became a thing on its own.
A lot of times in life, it’s personal choices that you’re making, actively, and then there’s a myriad of forces and circumstances that are out of our control. And without even realizing it, you’re riding a wave of events that you have no control of.
Jewishness is a very big part of my identity. I am a proud Jew, I would say, who doesn’t practice very actively.
One of the big lessons I have learnt from my life is that things are never as difficult as they seem. When you actively plunge into it, you realize you can easily do it.
A boycott is directed against a policy and the institutions which support that policy either actively or tacitly. Its aim is not to reject, but to bring about change.
I never stopped working, but I did let my contract run out. And I didn’t really actively pursue it.
There are certainly other female comics who are moms, but I don’t know any who are actively touring with their kids. But there are more and more becoming moms, and it’s awesome. I feel we’re in a super sisterhood.
I believe that people of faith by and large have a great interest in the institution of family and that a family is a great place to learn leadership skills. I’m sure I benefited by having a mom and mad, both of whom were actively involved in the community and in various enterprises.
I am not going to be one of these guys who doesn’t defend his belt. I am going to defend my belt actively.
If you’re not actively involved in getting what you want, you don’t really want it.
I think it’s absolutely fascinating that in Berlin the parliament can discuss actively the role of their soldiers in Afghanistan because is it still possible, literally, for a German soldier to take up arms.
Evolution happens in nature and in individuals. I want to participate actively in its happening within me.
I feel I don’t face issues because I never seek work actively.
I’ve been naturally quick at learning things, and I learn by doing things, so if I sit beside someone who is actively doing something, I look at how they do it and absorb the way in which they do something and find my own comfortable way of reimagining that, or using certain techniques in my own way.
We have been actively trying to have New York City host the 2012 Olympics.
I have been vocal about various social causes in India and has actively taken up matters of gender equality, cruelty against animals, discrimination towards COVID-19 warriors, etc to the Parliament.
Donald Trump‘s own intelligence is publicly saying that Russia is actively trying to help him and hurt Joe Biden.
A poem, necessarily, sits at a register that’s different from our usual conversational voices. You have to listen more actively to get to the heart of what’s being said, what you as a reader or listener are being asked to feel or notice.
A prejudice, unlike a simple misconception, is actively resistant to all evidence that would unseat it.
Once you’re in the presence of people who have put their lives actively on the line, repeatedly, you’re never allowed to complain again. And I do, and we all do. But now I look at things a little differently.
In Hollywood, a starlet is the name for any woman under thirty who is not actively employed in a brothel.
Some people carry their hearts in their heads; very many carry their heads in their hearts. The difficulty is to keep them apart, yet both actively working together.
I wasn’t really actively trying to pursue music, so I was really just allowed to create freely without any pressure or outside influences like, ‘Oh, I should be making this’ or ‘I should be collaborating with this person.’ It was just kind of like whatever I wanted to do. I was just having fun with it.
I suppose for whatever reason I actively welcome being put down, something which perhaps goes back to my upbringing – that accusation of not being worthy which could be laid at one’s door.
I’m not actively avoiding television. I just haven‘t found the right fit yet, as it were. And that’s O.K.
I personally, generally, don’t really feel much emotion if there’s some problem and I’m actively solving it.
I’m really happy when I’m actively creating things. When I’m frustrated and not excited, it’s because I haven’t written anything in a month or so.
A lot of straight actors are actively searching for gay roles because it is something different to do.
We’re working on accession to the WTO very actively. We still have several countries with which we need to conclude agreements and possibly that will happen next year.
I would have a poet able bodied, fond of talking, a reader of the newspapers, capable of pity and laughter, informed in economics, appreciative of women, involved in personal relationships, actively interested in politics, susceptible to physical impressions.
Unfortunately we live in a world where I think women aren’t actively encouraged or at least not empowered to make good work in every creative sphere, particularly in comedy.
I’m actually one of the few kids in my grade, especially girls, who didn’t end up going to college, just because I already knew what I wanted to do. I had already been actively working in music before I graduated.
When enough people care about autism or diabetes or global warming, it helps everyone, even if only a tiny fraction actively participate.
Anti-racism is one of our central values and there was a time not long ago when the left actively confronted anti-Semitism.
There are a lot of threats out there. Amazon can enter the travel market. Google could enter the accommodation space. But that is not something that we actively focus on.
Actively deciding to give to causes that move you deeply is far more fulfilling than the momentary gratification derived from signing a check and mailing it to a nonprofit about which you know little more than what’s on the brochure they sent you.
I have actively opposed every bailout, every rebate check, every so called ‘stimulus.’
An object is not first imagined or thought about and then expected or willed, but in being actively expected it is imagined as future and in being willed it is thought.
When we’re on Twitter, we’re not only live tweeting episodes and talking about behind-the-scenes stuff, we actively try to respond to everybody.
I don’t think the current regime of South Korea will deal actively with the issue of North Korean defectors.
Amplifying body-image issues, profiting from anxiety, and employing virtual slaves in sweatshops are bad enough, but the fashion industry is also actively hastening the destruction of the very Earth we walk on. It insists on launching fresh collections each season, declaring yesterday‘s range obsolete on a whim.
What kind of music keeps its relevance? That’s why I purposely try and avoid any particularly current trends in electronic music. I do actively stay away from the most popular rhythms of the moment. In six weeks‘ time, those will sound out-of-date.
In order to maintain an untenable position, you have to be actively ignorant. One motto on the show is, ‘Keep your facts, I’m going with the truth.’
The only kind of notebook I actively dislike is the steno pad, entirely because of that vertical line down the middle of the page. I presume it has some arcane secretarial use, but to me, it’s both ugly and confusing.
I think that’s a universal theme, you know: we don’t know who we’re going to meet tomorrow. And that person might change your life entirely. There’s always that possibility, and while you’re not necessarily actively seeking it, you have that desire deep down.
I like people who are still actively creating in their life, who aren’t set, I don’t feel like I’m set. And I don’t have any baggage, for better or worse. I don’t have any plants or pets or kids. I can lock the door and go. I need to be with somebody for whom that’s okay.
When I was in Pulp, I actively did more TV stuff because that was during the Great Britpop Wars, and it seemed important to prove that indie people could speak. That war doesn’t exist anymore.
I decided to teach because I think that any person who studies philosophy has to be involved actively.
I was always inclined towards spiritualism but was afraid that I would become a sanyasin if I pursued it actively.
When I look at it, I don’t really like people, and socializing is really awful. Outside of my family, friends, and those connected to my job, I don’t think I actively want to meet anyone. I’ve always lived in the country, after all.
True terrorism, you know, weaponized fear. In defense of ourselves, we’re fighting – actively fighting something else. But if you’re going to fight terrorism, to me, you fight the root causes of terrorism.
There have been tons of politicians who were slow to accept equal rights when it meant changes in the established social order. Many eventually came around, admitted they were wrong, and were forgiven. But the ones who actively choose hate-mongering don’t ever get a pass.
A man‘s indebtedness is not virtue; his repayment is. Virtue begins when he dedicates himself actively to the job of gratitude.
There is a particular whir of agitation about female hunger, a low-level thrumming of shoulds and shouldn’ts and can’ts and wants that can be so chronic and familiar it becomes a kind of feminine Muzak, easy to dismiss, or to tune out altogether, even if you’re actively participating in it.
Surrounding yourself with people who are actively and enthusiastically working toward their best futures will keep you moving toward your own goals.
There are many outsiders that actively try to halt every natural resource development project in Alaska. Many of these same people have never even been to Alaska, yet they claim to know what’s best for us.
Far from doing what it can to ensure that the companies and entrepreneurs of tomorrow are European, the E.U. actively stifles innovation.
It’s just nice to have people around and see people actively trying to construct a community of mutual support around music.
Patriotism in America, as I understand it, is a matter of suffering, when the country fails to live up to its promises, or actively betrays them.
Austria can only be strong if we are not just members of the European Union but also actively help to strengthen the European Union.
I like a movie that the audience actively has to participate in and not just casually observe.
Iran is actively pursuing the development of weapons of mass destruction and ballistic missiles.
Moreover, behind this vague tendency to treat religion as a side issue in modern life, there exists a strong body of opinion that is actively hostile to Christianity and that regards the destruction of positive religion as absolutely necessary to the advance of modern culture.
There are things that government can do to incentivize the free market to do a better job, yes. But is that a replacement for getting in the way, actively, of the fossil fuel industry and preventing them from destroying our chances of a future on a livable planet? It’s not a replacement.
There are good leaders who actively guide and bad leaders who actively misguide. Hence, leadership is about persuasion, presentation and people skills.
Interestingly, many Indian companies where there’s a father-and-son combination are being run as joint CEO organizations because the father has not given up running the company and the son is actively involved in running the company, and there is division of responsibilities.
Through my career at ExxonMobil, I’ve been actively involved in United Way campaigns.
China will stay firmly committed to the basic state policy of opening-up. We will actively and effectively use foreign investment, improve its structure, diversify its form and open up more channels and sectors so as to facilitate investment.
New synthetic substancessteel, concrete, glass – are actively superseding the traditional raw materials of construction.
I’ve always said yes to films because I have liked the people I’m working with. I’m very emotional that way about what I do. I’ve never pursued acting very actively.
Chimps don’t have language. Humans actively instruct others about how things should be done. Chimpanzees probably pick up cultural traditions by observation.
Historically, Jews only accept converts rather than actively seeking them.
I think I would be making a mistake to actively try and just do everything completely different from ‘Gilmore Girls.’
When taxpayers are subsidizing low wages, people should be aware of that. We’re subsidizing an economy. We’re not subsidizing people. They are doing a hard day‘s work. When we’re not rewarding work actively, there’s something wrong with the system.
I have never been a fan of bond funds. Unlike a direct investment in an individual bond that you can hold to maturity and be assured you will get your principal back (assuming no default), a fund has no finite maturity date and most funds are actively traded.
With actively managed funds, people have big behavior problems. With funds that have done well, they put their money in, and when it has done bad, they want to take it out.
I have been inspired by the way that Ken Clarke has navigated parliament. I am actively looking across the House for people I really respect and warm to and can learn things from.
I’ve never read a script in which you are actively pulling for the protagonist in the beginning, but little by little, you lose that.
The values that I have are the values I was raised with, from where I’m from, which is a middle-class place. So that informs everything about me, my politics and all that stuff. I mean, politically, I vote against my own self-interest at every election. I actively ask these people to raise my taxes.
I’m pretty actively involved with the military because I think they’re incredible human beings. If I can give back to them for what they’re doing for us, it’s a good thing. And I think to have happy soldiers, you need to feed them well.
What the Labour movement is about is a broad mass of people actively engaged in a democratic process.
At some point we must realize that actively defending against radical Islamic teachings is not a matter of cultural relativity. It is a matter of universally recognized human rights.
If more people were actively engaged in advocating their positions I think we’d have a better society.
I had the great good fortune of getting my Ph.D. in the very first year that universities were actively seeking women faculty. The government was putting pressure on universities to hire more women.
I love clothes. I’ve never actively followed trends, but I definitely know what I like and what I don’t like. I think fashion is a really important and empowering thing. I don’t think it’s superficial, actually, I think it’s very important.
Redistricting is a deeply political process, with incumbents actively seeking to minimize the risk to themselves (via bipartisan gerrymanders) or to gain additional seats for their party (via partisan gerrymanders).
Interviewers actively fool themselves, finding ways to learn from interviews even if there’s actually nothing there to learn from.
We actively encourage teenagers not to have babies, we applaud young career women in their twenties, then before you know it you find yourself, as I did, aged 32 at a friend‘s wedding and being quizzed by everyone about why you haven’t got round to reproducing yet.
On the relationship side, if you teach people to respond actively and constructively when someone they care about has a victory, it increases love and friendship and decreases the probability of depression.
Donald Trump ran for autocrat, he didn’t run for president. The first thing in autocrat does is take over the media, or alienate the media, which is what Trump is doing, he is doing it actively.
Awards are meaningless to me, and I have nothing but disdain for anyone who actively campaigns to get one.
I am at home in many cultures. I live actively in three continents and I’ve done that for most of my life, so I just make films as I see the world, and that happens to speak to people. I do things that I want to do.
Few whites are ready to actively promote civil rights for blacks.
Exploitation was rampant before statehood, and various factions actively tried to eradicate the roots of Hawaiian culture in the process of converting the natives to European religious beliefs. Some of the results can never be undone. We try to honor what is left.
I finishedAmerican Born Chinese‘ in 2005, so after that, I started actively researching the Boxer Rebellion.
My parents actively tried to discourage me from going into music – especially Dad, because of the troubled times he had in his youth.
After the Tiananmen Massacre, I felt compelled not only to continue writing but to actively resist the restrictions placed on freedom of speech. I set up the publishing company in Hong Kong, with offices in Shenzhen in mainland China, and managed to publish works of fiction, philosophy, and politics by unapproved authors.
The jellyfish doesn’t actively move anywhere – it’s just moved with the tides. Is that what man is? Man’s just the jellyfish: stuff happens to you, and you get twisted in different directions.
The idea of witches has always scared me because of the idea that there are Machiavellian forces out there that conspire to hurt others. There are people who do not have your best interest at heart and are actively willing to do harm to you and actively sending energy in that direction.
I go on a hunt for things that make sense to me and that I can actively play as an actress.
Perhaps the biggest boost to the LePenization of French politics came from Nicolas Sarkozy. As president of France between 2007 and 2012, he actively courted FN voters and helped dismantle the ‘Republican pact,’ under which the two main parties had pledged to work together to defeat the FN at a national and local level.
We believe that according the name ‘investors‘ to institutions that trade actively is like calling someone who repeatedly engages in one-night stands a ‘romantic.’
Donald Trump is an extremist leader who came out of nowhere. He’s self-financed, recruits through social media, attracts his followers with a radical ideology to take over the world, and is actively trying to promote a war between Islam and the West.
Quit being ‘busy‘ and start actively owning and operating your company, and you’ll be able to understand where the money is coming from and how to make more of it.
I am actively campaigning for ‘chest hair‘ to become an Olympic sport.
I’m extremely competitive with myself. But I’m not actively competitive with other women in the business. Which may have been a mistake. I’ve never had someone in my life, agent or otherwise, fighting for me.
I thrive on having support around me, even if they are not actively doing something. I feel happier, more confident.
The expression that friends are the family you choose, is so powerful, because most people are close with their families, and when you add people into that level of trust, love, and loyalty, it’s a really meaningful thing. The fact you’re actively choosing each other is so beautiful at its core.
The one cool thing with getting older is that you can actively choose to just be an eccentric.
For one thing, Greenlight only hires nice people. By that, I don’t mean that we avoid hiring jerks. I mean we actively look to hire people who are nice.
J.J. Watt is larger than life and Houston‘s newest sports hero, in every sense of the word. He is a guy who spends NFL Fridays at high school football games and actively seeks out those in need of his kindness.
If I am elected to Congress, I will put the interests of our community first, and I will actively seek input and respond to it.