Alter Quotes by William Morris, Donovan, William Devane, Tuppence Middleton, Ian Watson, Nadine Gordimer and many others.
Since I am a turbaned Sardar, I can only play Sardar roles. Either that or producers should be willing to alter the script to accommodate my physical appearance. But I won’t call this a restriction.
My first and most loved real novel was ‘Little Women.’ I identified with the Jo character even though we were opposites. Jo was very strong-minded and brave, and I was shy and kind of a wuss, everyplace but in my own home. I wanted to be Jo. She was my alter ego. I think reading that book gave me courage.
No change in the balance of political parties can alter the general determination that no class should be excluded from contributing to and sharing responsibility for the state.
If we are not given the chance to forget, we are also not given the chance to recover our memories, to alter them with time, perspective, and wisdom. Forgetting, we can be ourselves beyond what the past has told us we are; we can evolve. That is the possibility we want from the future.
I’m short, and I always need to alter everything, and I alter a lot of what I wear.
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
To understand the current state of mind of both Sara Paretsky and her private detective alter ego, one must first roll back the clock to 1982, when Victoria Iphegenia Warshawski took her first investigative bow in ‘Indemnity Only.’
In ‘A Bone in the Throat,’ he describes his protagonist and alter ego, the cook Tommy Pagano, as ‘darker, and not as tall as the chef, his hair stood up straight and spiky like a young Trotsky‘s.’ He describes Little Italy with such verve, such flavor, that it is impossible not to smell the streets or taste the food.
Just really, really believe in what you’re trying to do. Don’t let people alter that. Let people advise you and lead you down paths to make smart business decisions. But trust your instinct and trust that overwhelming drive that made you put all your dreams and everything on the line.
My impression of Americans from the beginning is of the best, and I have never since had cause to alter my mind. They are a kind, sympathetic race of people and naturally proud of their country.
Science progresses best when observations force us to alter our preconceptions.
I don’t feel I have an alter ego.
Any poet, if he is to survive beyond his 25th year, must alter; he must seek new literary influences; he will have different emotions to express.
One of the troubles with food is that people take themselves too seriously. This is why I’m very happy for people to change my recipes, alter them, replace one ingredient for another.
If the World Bank does not alter its shareholding structure to reflect the shifts in global distribution of income and economic power, its role may get marginalised as regional institutions fill the vacuum.
If churches around the world would grasp the revolutionary truth that Christ’s transforming power always comes through sacrifice and weakness, it would dramatically alter the landscape of the global church.
I thought that in general we in the United States were too optimistic in believing that the Soviets might alter what had been for a long time, as a matter of fact for centuries, fundamental Russian policies in respect to the rest of the world.
The church’s teaching on marriage is unequivocal, it is uniquely, the union of a man and a woman and it is wrong that governments, politicians or parliaments should seek to alter or destroy that reality.
We’re all affected by music. It has the power to inspire, uplift us, change our moods, and even alter consciousness.
More than any other instrument, the relationship between an acoustic guitar and a microphone is super-important. The kind of mics that you use and your placement of the mics to the guitar can radically alter your sound.
I’ve always had a compassion for characters in novels – the sense that they are, whatever they might think, living in a world that has a shape they don’t know and can’t finally alter.
People who relieve others of their money with guns are called robbers. It does not alter the immorality of the act when the income transfer is carried out by government.
The Black Mamba collection of watches is me: It is my alter ego, so to speak. As I mentioned before, it is sharp, cutting edge and sleek which are characteristics I try to apply when I’m out there on the basketball court.
Things alter for the worse spontaneously, if they be not altered for the better designedly.
My fear is that many institutions will eventually alter how they treat people who refuse to self-track. There are all sorts of political and moral implications here, and I’m not sure that we have grappled with any of them.
Gnarls Barkley is an alter ego and something like an out of body experience.
A democratic medical establishment does not alter people’s bodies to fit regressive social norms; it advocates for patients by demanding the social body get its act together.
There’s a great desire for people to alter themselves, but it’s also the art of transformation. ‘I want a bigger butt; I want bigger boobs.’ The artifice interests me – how we’re capable of altering ourselves. There’s a creative element that’s very intriguing.
For me, I never want anyone outside of my immediate family and outside of me to have the power to alter the way that I walk, talk, shop, or date. When you start feeding off of that outside acceptance and accolades, you lose sight of what’s actually real. Once you get there, it’s kind of hard to double back.
There are two ways of meeting difficulties: you alter the difficulties or you alter yourself meeting them.
Man can alter his life by altering his thinking.
It’s probably what I’m most interested in as a choreographer: how I can alter and shift and develop the structure of a piece and of the space.
We all turn into something different, I’m just glad that I’m aware that I’ve had this alter ego since I was five years old and thankfully it hasn’t got me into too much trouble.
You can say, like, planet Earth has an existing geology, and what we do as human beings and as architects is that we try to sort of alter and modify and expand the geology.
You can’t go back and alter the past.
Art doesn’t alter things. It points things out, but it doesn’t alter them. It can’t, no matter what a painter wants to do.
Other than being crazy enough to press a button, there is nothing that Putin can do militarily to fundamentally alter American interests.
The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.
People often ask whether you’d alter anything about your life. I can honestly say I wouldn’t change a thing.
I think the price of the food can totally alter the perception of it. If I know something is expensive and the ambience is fancy, the food just invariably tastes a little better – and I feel like I’m getting away with something. But I’m also bored by most ‘fancy’ food.
I definitely have an alter ego that can come out and get me out of situations where I’m having social anxiety. I can take a deep breath and create a bubble so I can perform in some way.
Americans never would alter the way entitlement programs are funded or education administered without serious study and widespread debate.
Being fired for bad performance or for having an alter ego that posts incredibly racist stuff is not cancel culture.
Everything is so unstable in these times of progress at any cost, and social customs and methods of life alter so rapidly, that a few years now suffice to change completely the face of usages which, at their inception, bade fair to outlive the age – so enthusiastically were they welcomed by the public.
Our increasing ability to alter our biology and open up the processes of life is now fueling a new cultural war.
Even though I feel I am a bit reticent and shy, performing arts like dancing and acting is like my alter ego.
You know, there are many alter egos and Gorillaz is a collective of alter egos, really. I think anyone who gets involved in it has to sort of accept that nothing is really as it seems.
I may find something that looks interesting and then go on to alter the recipe by adding spices, things of my own. I also look for time-saving recipes, dishes that can be prepared ahead and stored.
When I do read something about a designer it doesn’t alter my thoughts about their collection when I see it in person.
It is easier for a libertarian to attack the science of global warming than to alter one’s core libertarian beliefs.
‘Sally‘ is just a song that I wrote talking to my alter ego. When I write, I don’t really consciously say, ‘This is what I’ve been going through in my life, and I’m gonna put this into words.’ It’s just a song that I kinda went in and did. Then, listening back to it, I realized, ‘I’m talking to myself.’
As technology and science advances, I think the ability to alter yourself should be embraced.
I don’t want to alter anything on my body.
Learn to adjust yourself to the conditions you have to endure, but make a point of trying to alter or correct conditions so that they are most favorable to you.
I always wanted to have sort of an alter ego.
The basis of our political system is the right of the people to make and to alter their constitutions of government.