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.
I think Trump had this general populist agenda but has not been particularly adept at using the levers of power in Washington.
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 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.
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.
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.
Novelists have to be adept at controlling the flow of information, and, most crucially, they have to be in charge of the narrative.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Twitter was a mere prototype in 2006; now, many of us have become adept at saying all we have to say in 140 characters.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
You become adept at mixing different colours, looks and trends as you grow older.
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.
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.
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.
Bureaucracy is adept at protecting its nest.
The more you perform, the more adept you get at the nuances of navigating that communal conversation.