Adept Quotes

Adept Quotes by Lee Unkrich, Robert Mankoff, Neil Macdonald, Daniel Goleman, Becki Newton, Dee Hock and many others.

I grew up loving watching movies, and at a certain point, I started to become fascinated with making movies. Then I went to film school, and I got to dabble with different aspects of moviemaking, and I ended up settling heavily into editing – editing was what I was really adept at, had a passion for.
Im pretty adept with computers and Photoshop for my blog, and I found my style with a conversational voice and an image-ready column.
Women, on average, tend to be more aware of their emotions, show more empathy, and are more adept interpersonally. Men on the other hand, are more self-confident and optimistic, adapt more easily, and handle stress better.
I’m blessed that I can leave it to the pros at work and red-carpet events, because I can’t say I’m adept. Still, I’m definitely not afraid to take chances when it comes to beauty.
Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future.
I think Trump had this general populist agenda but has not been particularly adept at using the levers of power in Washington.
you pay a price for the ‘gift‘ of an active imagination. While mine played a major part in making me a writer, it also made me adept at transforming run-of-the-mill molehills into towering mountain ranges.
I’ve discovered as an author that the process of writing a novel becomes harder over time, not easier. I used to think the reverse must be true, that it would be like any task, and the more I practiced, the more adept I’d become.
Politics is more than policy, right. Like, one thing that has occurred to me is Bernie Sanders is clearly a very adept and able politician, right. But he spent 30 years being a very adept and able politician in an almost entirely white state.
I would advise you, Sir, to study algebra, if you are not an adept already in it: your head would get less muddy, and you will leave off tormenting your neighbours about paper and packthread, while we all live together in a world that is bursting with sin and sorrow.
The worst thing for a kid is to move around and switch schools, but as an actor, you go from job to job, meeting strangers and becoming very close right away. I’ve become adept at that.
Americas are, for a variety of reasons, the most adept at producing the kind of entertainment that delivers easy satisfactions.
Knowledge and wisdom must go hand in hand. The adept will therefore endeavour to get on in knowledge as well as in wisdom, for neither of the two must lag behind in development.
If someone else runs faster than you or makes more money than you or is more adept at anything, that doesn’t mean you have lost. You are measuring yourself only against yourself and your tendencies not to do all that you are capable of doing.
I communicate much better with cats, usually. I know them and their body language – as my own cats know mine very well. Cats are adept at reading subtle signals.
I don’t know what’s the matter with me, why I’m so adept at distance, why I feel so remote from things, why life feels like a rumor.
It is not enough just to identify a problem; there are plenty of people who were very skilled at pointing out what was wrong with the world, but they were not always so adept at working out how these things could be righted.
I may not be as lyrically adept as Jay-Z and Morrissey, but at least I can sing what I feel.
In the market, the fittest are those most able to serve the consumers; in government, the fittest are those most adept at wielding coercion and/or those most adroit at making demagogic appeals to the voting public.
If we continue to fight the National Rifle Association on their home court, which is the legislative front, I think we’ll continue to be frustrated. But when you have an ability to go directly to the public, that’s a completely different field of engagement, and I think the NRA is not adept at that kind of engagement.
When you read a book, you are letting another person distract your thoughts and work your emotions. If they are adept, there’s nothing better than turning off and getting lost.
Sherlock Holmes becomes more human and more adept at fitting in with a lot of people, but he remains separate from the human race because he finds that a better place to observe that from. He stays on the mountain top because there, he can see clearly.
Most states, for all their rhetoric in favour of free trade, are adept at trying to manipulate markets to protect and advantage their own producers.
Control and surrender have to be kept in balance. That’s what surfers do – take control of the situation, then be carried, then take control. In the last few thousand years, we’ve become incredibly adept technically. We’ve treasured the controlling part of ourselves and neglected the surrendering part.
If knowledge and wisdom keep the same pace in development, the adept is enabled to grasp all the laws of the microcosm and the microcosm, not only from the point of view of wisdom, but also from the intellectual side, that is, in a bipolar way, to perceive and utilize them for his own development.
The idea that we should prioritize a racial viewpoint on, who knows, maybe even organic chemistry, over somebody who is adept at understanding how to convey a difficult concept, is preposterous, just at an educational level.
Despite his profound incompetence on many levels, Obama has been an adept propagandist who has blamed capitalism for problems caused and magnified by socialist remedies to justify further socialist solutions. He’s now doing the same thing all over again as his new socialist solutions are failing.
Obama is a very good actor. He knows how to play it. And he is very adept at creating this ‘Obama’ – this character who is there whenever the world needs something.
Novelists have to be adept at controlling the flow of information, and, most crucially, they have to be in charge of the narrative.
One of the big myths about people growing up is that they are “digital natives;” that just because they’ve been raised with the Internet – that you’re very adept at using the app on your phone – it doesn’t mean you have any idea about how the Internet actually works.
As the master politician navigates the ship of state, he both creates and responds to public opinion. Adept at tacking with the wind, he also succeeds, at times, in generating breezes of his own.
Few bands in hard rock history have been so adept at balancing the awesome and trivial as Van Halen in their prime.
I’ve played against Griezmann several times in Spain. He’s not very tall but he’s very adept at figuring out where the ball will be.
Madame Lefoux acted as midwife. In her scientific way, she was unexpectedly adept at the job. When the infant finally appeared, she held it up for Alexia to see, rather proudly, as though she’d done all the hard work herself. ‘Goodness,’ said an exhausted Lady Maccon, ‘are babies customarily that repulsive looking?
Humans evolved brains that are pattern-recognition machines, adept at detecting signals that enhance or threaten survival amid a very noisy world. … But there is only one surefire method of proper pattern recognition, and that is science.
This American government has become very adept at attaching labels to people who defend themselves, so that the general population in America will condone their behavior.
You see, years ago I was just an ordinary bee minding my own business, smelling flowers all day, and occasionally picking up part-time work in people’s bonnets. Then one day I realized that I’d never amount to anything without an education and, being naturally adept at spelling, I decided that—
Woman is adept at getting money for herself and will not easily let herself be deceived; she understands deceit too well herself.
No human is more intelligent than the other…just more adept at certain areas of intelligence.
Every politician, in order to be a politician, has to be adept at the art of one and one thing only, and that is lying.
Not to brag, but I do think I’ve gotten pretty adept on PowerPointexcept that I can’t figure out how to use Excel!
Innovation has its limits, of course, and Salesforce has proved adept at supplementing its growth with acquisitions, a tool long available to older rivals like Oracle and SAP.
I’m pretty adept with computers and Photoshop for my blog, and I found my style with a conversational voice and an image-ready column.
I’m close to my audience. I think I have more tools in my box than other guys who might try it. Also, I know how to do this stuff. I know how to write and shoot and edit. I’m technically adept and that helped with the website. You need a big skill set.
Like any good RPG, ‘Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning‘ is adept at digging its claws into that part of your brain that just loves accomplishing things.
The successful entrepreneurs on the free market will be the ones most adept at anticipating future business conditions. Yet, the forecasting can never be perfect, and entrepreneurs will continue to differ in the success of their judgments. If this were not so, no profits or losses would ever be made in business.
The photographer is an armed version of the solitary walker reconnoitering, stalking, cruising the urban inferno, the voyeuristic stroller who discovers the city as a landscape of voluptuous extremes. Adept of the joys of watching, connoisseur of empathy, the flГўneur finds the world ‘picturesque.
Kundalini can be transmitted. A person who is very adept at the enlightenment process can transmit it. Whether you feel it or not, it’s affecting you in a very positive way.
I’m not so adept at social media. It’s not my forte.
Nobody has proved quite as adept as laughing at himself as former President George W. Bush, who willingly conceded to being a class clown, even as a candidate in 1999.
The Holy Guardian Angel is the spiritual Sun of the Soul of the Adept.
Few of us boggle – though we should – at the fact that Louis Armstrong sang and played trumpet with similar panache, or that Leonard Bernstein and Benjamin Britten were equally adept as composers, conductors and pianists.
Bad things happen. And the human brain is especially adept at making sure that we keep track of these events. This is an adaptive mechanism important for survival.
Those who are already adept at some disciplines of the body will find that the study of Zen and meditation will give you much more control than you now have.
We are exceptionally good at seeing the faults in others and exceptionally adept at ignoring the faults in ourselves.
Women bring with them into the world a certain virtue, a divine gift that makes them adept at instilling such qualities as faith, courage, empathy and refinement in relationships and in cultures.
One of the hallmarks that a British actor brings to his public persona is an adept sense of self-deprecation – see Daniel Craig and Damian Lewis.
Twitter was a mere prototype in 2006; now, many of us have become adept at saying all we have to say in 140 characters.
To waste! You are unknown and unwanted, save by me. This, because you are fairly adept at the various embalming arts and you occasionally compose a clever epitaph.
We have to move into the 21st century, but we should do so with great care to build a ‘bi-literate’ brain that has the circuitry for ‘deep reading’ skills and, at the same time, is adept with technology.
It’s true that stammerers can become more adept at sentence construction.
Speculators get a bad rap. In the popular imagination they’re greedy, heedless, and amoral, adept at price manipulations and dirty tricks. In reality, they often play a key role in making markets run smoothly.
Self-doubt creates the impetus for learning but hinders adept use of previously established skills
Photography forces one out into the world, interacting with people and the environment. It flexes all those right brain, spatially-adept muscles.
The important thing is to learn from mistakes – something graduates are adept at. Our graduate engineers are working on new technology – from uncharted applications for our digital motor, to a new take on the hand dryer. With an unhindered mind, nothing is off limits.
I’ve been so used to being supported by musicians, and I don’t class myself as a particularly adept musician on instruments. I think I’m a songwriter.
The bottom line is how do we best provide for the security of the traveling public in light of a determined enemy who is adept at constructing well-designed, well-concealed devices which would not show up in a walk-through metal detector? We’re trying to employ the best technology to identify any possible threat.
Passive aggressors who are adept at this will have trained themselves to remain calm, while you get irritated and emotional.
I was very adept at acquiring languages.
Once you’re in a particular country, and you’re surrounded by musicians who are so adept at traditional music, you suddenly realize how much there is to explore and digest and learn and experience.
Style to me is incidental. The British are very adept at creating it for its own sake, but the best style is incidental. John Coltrane had a style but it was totally incidental to what he was.
Newspapers and magazines are vanishing. But science writers are not. In fact, they are becoming so adept and varied that I hardly have time to read ‘Gawker’ anymore.
Yeah, I like to keep myself interested – I’ll kind of throw myself into some area that I don’t completely know or understand, that I’m not adept at, so I’m forced to swim in order to stay afloat. There’s a good feeling that comes from that.
So different groups have different definitions, and then they clash on those. So it takes adept leadership to say we’re going to work through these.
In the past, when we were initially organizing to bring about changes, our elders had little or no political experience. However, today, most of those American Indian Movement organ-izers are the elders. They are quite adept at bringing attention to the public about any attacks upon our people.
The adept may reach one of those rare moments that spell illumination — aware of the light of the consciousness that illumines our consciousness as the sun dawns on the sleeping earth and bathes it in effulgence.
A leader who is self-aware enough to know that he or she is not adept at everything is one who has taken the first step toward being a great leader.
Remember always that we are pattern-seeking primates who are especially adept at finding patterns with emotional meaning.
The historic transition from Novice to Proficient to Adept was said to be accomplished virtually overnight by the progression from marijuana to peyote to lysergic acid. Instant mysticism had arrived. Before the court of law, hippies demanded freedom for LSD the way early Christians demanded freedom for the Eucharist.
William Everson
One of the many ways of contesting level-zero, and one of the best, is to take photographs, an activity in which one should start becoming adept very early in life, teach it to children since it requires discipline, aesthetic education, a good eye and steady fingers.
You become adept at mixing different colours, looks and trends as you grow older.
The chi is the central energy or power that we use in physical expression. When the chi is flowing properly in our lives, we can be very adept athletically.
I’m not technically adept at music, but I’d love to be part of a discussion of where progressive rock ends and country music begins.
Technology certainly is going faster. Dynamics on the battlefield are faster. And so, I think you do need, you know, a warrior that is adept in technology, you know, certainly skilled.
There is no knowledge for which so great a price is paid as a knowledge of the world; and no one ever became an adept in it except at the expense of a hardened or a wounded heart.
We’ve proven to be quite flexible and adept in the way that we’ve changed what was the original pattern of air activities into something that’s now very focused on the battlefield.
I started off as an artiste and later a producer. All these aspects are interconnected. I became adept at every field – acting, producing, stunts and distributions. I never found anything tough.
Language can be very adept at hiding the truth.
My muse can take the form of a landscape, an era, a style of writing, a piece of music, and, perhaps that which I find strangest of all for a muse, a human female. Of course, she’s also adept at taking the form of toothless old Japanese men or young English lads with tattoos.
I have a lot of girl friends who are very adept at making friends, and guys are just not.
I’m quite adept at writing two or sometimes even three stories at once. So if I get stuck on one story, I switch the next and let my subconscious work on unraveling any plot problems from another story.
Zara Cox
American culture is very good at interpersonal relationships and people skills, whereas we’re incredibly adept at academics and straightforward 19th-century Victorian education.
I am secretive. Always have been. And one way that secrecy manifested in my early life was that I was adept at juggling multiple social realities: I could get by no problem in many social arenas (including that of high school), but also felt alienated and totally uninspired by everything that happened there.
It’s easier to be old than young. You make just as many blunders, but you’ve become much more adept at not recognizing them.
Director Omprakash Rao, who is known for making action films, has proved that he is equally good and adept at making comedy films as he is himself a comedian.
The more you perform, the more adept you get at the nuances of navigating that communal conversation.
I’m so busy trying to breathe through the pain that I’m breathing through the pain of being with people, and that is no way to spend a life. Eventually, they’ll just go away, because you will make them sad. That’s something I’ve proven quite adept at doing over the years.