Dominant Quotes by Napoleon Bonaparte, Daniel J. Boorstin, Rose Leslie, Caroline Myss, Neneh Cherry, John Frederick Demartini and many others.
Death and sex
are the dominant reality of our day
to be what I’ve always wanted to be: dominant.
I’ve always been a dominant and violent
The culture isn’t set
up to embrace
what we think and feel. Any doubt about that, just watch the ads
. They tell
you where the dominant culture’s values
are – and they’re not vegan
Probably in all history there is no instance of a society in which ecclesiastical power was dominant which was not at once stagnant
, corrupt and brutal
Even though we are a nation
country, we still have this view where everything is seen through the prism
of the dominant culture, which really means white.
When it is 1-0 and you have been dominant and you have restricted
the home team
to pretty much nothing, if you do not score the second
goal then that is football
. Any action can happen
in the game.
Getting a win is nice
but you have to have a dominant performance
to make a run at that title
, I believe.
Ben Hogan was not really a big hitter
. He was long enough. But Ben Hogan today? Ben Hogan today could not compete
because he did
not have the massive
length to compete against the long hitters. Power was always an issue
at Augusta, but never so dominant that you couldn’t play it.
The money is in television
. Books are not the dominant medium
of our time
, so fewer
people will create them. In a sad
way, books have become a form of “comfort food
” we expect to lull us to sleep.
I’m in a film that’s from a perspective that is dominant within western
culture… I’m always trying
myself. When it’s from a black
perspective, I don’t have to – they get it.
I turned to photography
because I thought it was the dominant language of our culture.
If you’re doing something outside of dominant culture there’s not an easy
place for you. You will have to do it yourself
I just want to be dominant.
I think that over time, China believes that it – it – it can be and should be and will be the dominant country in the world.
Football is a game with tight
results in which you don’t need to be the dominant team; if you’re a bit lucky
and make the right decision
at the right time
, then you can be as successful as well.
I have been part of very successful City teams, but it was never at the end of a dominant season
that we were able to win a title.
ThereвЂ™s no such thing as sexism
against men. That’s because sexism is prejudice
+ power. Men are the dominant gender
with power in society.
Sometimes people of color walk
into these spaces
that are dominated by the dominant culture, and we have to be better
, not make as much trouble
I’m dominant positionally, and my hands
With ‘Game of Thrones,’ the most dominant instrument would definitely be the cello
. That’s something I just felt really captured
of the show very well.
When I say
,’ it’s my own term. It’s like you
‘re doing something with a photo
that is dominant that no one has ever seen before. #Rare means that it can only be seen here. It’s just a rare moment that I’m sharing
with the world.
The dominant invades the entire picture
, as it were. In this way I seek to individualize the color, because I have come to believe that there is a living
world of each
color and I express
I wasn’t soft
. I knew I could play on this level
and I knew that being in the paint was just a physical
position that I wasn’t strong enough
for. I wanted to get myself strong enough where I could be dominant down there.
Life is wild
by definition. And organic
existence is violent. Though I find this hard to accept
. And I know it goes against the cultural grain
smoothing so dominant in what we like to call ‘cultural discourse’.
Woman is the dominant sex. Men have to do all sorts of stuff
to prove that they are worthy
Women – why aren’t you running the world yet? Frankly I’m disappointed
in you. Men are still far
too dominant for their own good, and consequently
we’ve made a testosterone-sodden pig
‘s ear of just about everything: politics, the economy
, religion, the environment … you name it, it’s in a gigantic
I can be one of the dominant players, maybe the dominant player
, in the East.
How can you disrespect
the West Indies
when we were so dominant in world cricket for so long? We have to face it ourselves because our own board
For 200 years, the dominant powers have also been the colonial
powers: the European countries, the U.S. and Japan
. They have never been required to pay
for what they did to those whom they possessed
The unphilosophical majority
among men are the ones most helplessly dependent on their era’s dominant ideas.
It is change continuing change, inevitable change
that is the dominant factor in society today.
I think if you live in a country, basically you share the dominant values of a country although you may disagree
on issues all the time.
came into the picture, it took
about 50 or 60 years to displace timber
. Then crude oil
was found, and it took 60, 70 years, and then natural gas
. So it takes 100 years or more for some new breakthrough
in energy to become the dominant source.
What my research
has shown me is that experts
tend on the whole to form very rigid camps
; that within these camps, a dominant perspective emerges that often silences opposition; that experts move with the prevailing winds
, often hero-worshipping their own gurus.
I never would like to be a country that is that multicultural
that, for instance, the Islamic
values become more dominant. We should not do that. We should stop that.
The things you need in life are those that will help
you to fulfill your dominant purpose. Things you may want but not need may lead
from that purpose. It is only by making everything serve
your main objective
that success is attained
He could be dominant – if he played in the WNBA.
When I grew up
in the ’60s, we were actually dominated by this, you know, sort
of conforming ’50s culture, even though we were like trying to express our own culture, like, the dominant culture was the thing that was forming
us. And I think that that’s true today.
[My half-sister] Ella
and I always were much closer
as basic types
; we’re dominant people, and [my other half-sister] Mary has always been mild
, almost shy
I think I just need more time to refine
my skills, and I can be a dominant pass
What frustrates U.S. officials
is that China sometimes seems more comfortable accommodating a strong United States, as it did in past decades, than partnering
with an America that’s less dominant.
It’s not about big markets or small markets. It’s not about dominant teams or not. It’s about the actual competition
and how good the games
are, how good the series
turn out. That’s what I think is the most important
Generally speaking, you want to put three or four
shooters around a dominant center and have him just roll to the basket.
The dominant mood of contemporary
American culture is the self-celebration of the peasantry.
The dominant question for us with regard
to literature has become, ‘What does this have to do with me, with life as I know it?’ That’s the question answered
by all these books about how Proust
was actually a neuroscientist or how Proust can teach
you emotional intelligence
aren’t really friendly, they’re just cozying up to the dominant life-form as a hedge
It would be extremely naive
to expect the dominant classes to develop a type
of education that would enable
subordinate classes to perceive
social injustices critically.
In my mind, I think Lacey Evans and I work great together. She always pushes
me to the best of my abilities. When we can come together I feel like we’re a very dominant team.
When we each focus on being the dominant force in our own universe rather than invading
, we all win.
I’m dominant every night
. I come in every night
and get beat
up. I never make a face when they try to flagrant or hack-a-Shaq
me, because I’m not from this planet. Earthlings don’t faze me.
If you’re dominant on one side of the ball, you set yourself up for getting beat if you’re not on both sides
of the ball.
In the beginning, fear was the dominant motivating
I believe e-courses will eventually
change people’s attitude toward learning
. Education will play an increasingly
dominant role in people’s lives. For people of all ages and all geographies.
is a central ideology for people who are trying to establish
their own states in which they can play a dominant role.
The thing I can say about Japan is they were progressive for a country that is very male dominant.
There’s one thing which I hate
about color films… people who use up a lot of their despairing producer
‘s money by working in the laboratory
to bring out the dominant hues
, or to make color films where there isn’t any color.
when I talk about a writing life
, I’m talking about a life in which writing is the dominant response
can sometimes sound a little hysterical
about this because we come from places that have tried this and we know where it leads
. Anybody who’s lived
in countries with socialized health care knows
that it becomes the dominant political issue.
Fear is a far more dominant force in human behaviour
– I would never have expected that or given
it a moment’s thought before, but it shows
up in the data
in so many ways.
thing over the years has been having the courage
to go against the dominant wisdom
of the time, to have a view that is at variance
with the present consensus
and bet that view.
The best player I’ve played with is Adam
Lallana. I just think he’s quality. He’s both footed. When I was playing
with him at Southampton
I kept asking
him what foot he is. He said
‘I’m both.’ I was like well everyone’s dominant one foot and he was like ‘no I’m both.’
Canada is the only country in the West that hasn’t given in to the rhetoric
of fear. The dominant rhetoric is a line of inclusion
The one thing that unifies men in a given age is not their individual philosophies but the dominant problem
that these philosophies are designed to solve.
When I was a kid and putting
out my first records
, there was a lot made out of the fact that the ’50s/’60s generation
was so dominant.
While in the course of ages the nucleus
of social custom
inscribed in law
has been subjected to but slight
modifications, the other portion
has been largely developed in directions
indicated by the interests of the dominant classes, and to the injury
of the classes they oppress.
is one of the elements of genius–admirable as an adjunct; but as soon
as it becomes dominant, only a surrogate
If you’re going to be dominant in this sport, you’re cutting weight
I have an Indian father, and when you grow
up in a house
with an Indian father, culturally, that’s what becomes dominant in the house. So that’s the tradition we grew up with.
Humans live in a world where the weak are dominant. This is a terrible insult
to our animal nature, a sort of perversion
or a deep contradiction
My mother was a dominant force in my life. She had a very specific idea about education, which was: you should know everything about everything. It was quite simple. There was no exclusivity, and there really was no judgment.
The most dominant cultural attributes maintained
are the ones that are reinforced by your environment.
When the news
first came that Japan had attacked
us my first feeling was of relief
that … a crisis had come in a way which would unite all our people
. This continued to be my dominant feeling in spite of the news of catastrophes which quickly developed.
In the men’s game, there are three, four, five dominant players who pretty much win everything, but in the women’s, anyone can.
When you come to a new team, especially in the middle
of the season, you don’t want to come in and be ball dominant.
From the very beginning, Americans have refused
unchecked power. We must now press our legislators
us from the unchecked power of dominant digital platforms.
I am very hostile to religion because it is enormously dominant, especially in American life. And I don’t buy the argument
that, well, it’s harmless
. I think it is harmful
because I care passionately
about what’s true.
You can’t always be on top and dominant throughout.
The textile industry
became a huge
deal in 19th century
America, kind of like the tech industry is today. And that immigrant
tradition continues, especially in tech, America’s most dominant and dynamic industry today.
I think a lot of us are increasingly recognizing
that the dominant culture is killing
There are lots
of conflicts going on in the Middle East
. It is unclear
as to which country will emerge
, if any, as the dominant or hegemonic power in the Middle East.
A dominant impulse on encountering beauty is to wish
to hold on to it, to possess it and give it weight in oneвЂ™s life. There is an urge
to say, вЂI was here, I saw this and it mattered
The problem with trading
dominant players of that size is you never get in return
what you’ve bargained away.
public always wants
to see a team that is trying to be dominant, trying to play attractive
football, and after that, hopefully
, a team that is winning.
really violate a rule
of nature where usually if you’re bigger, you’re going to be dominant. But here, females
are actually smaller
. But they’re still not dominated by males because they work together
My goal is to really be a dominant player in this league and have nobody
question that. That’s what I strive
The search for happiness
has long been a dominant feature of American life. It’s a byproduct of prosperity, not to mention the most famous line in the Declaration
Music has always been a dominant force in my life. As a young
kid, it was a way for me to escape everyday life
A dominant wolf
‘s desire to protect was a strong instinct- Samuel was very dominant. Give him an inch
, and he’s take over the world- my life, if I let him. Mercy
When I think about my teenage
years, when my parents broke up
, and feeling alone
and being out of control and having to survive
… And then other times when you’ve had to find your own way… that’s always been a dominant theme in what I’ve done.
Literature is always what the dominant ideology recognizes as literature.
I never get to the end of mortifying sin because sin in my heart, where it’s still marauding even though it’s no longer dominant, sin in my heart is constantly expressing
itself in new disorderly desires.
We should never denigrate
any other culture but rather help people
to understand the relationship between their own culture and the dominant culture. When you understand another
culture or language, it does not mean
that you have to lose
your own culture.
I think there’s a quality of passion to the American actor. I’m certainly attracted
to it, and I like to hope
that underscoring it is a characteristic of my work. That quality is certainly also present in some British
actors, but I tend to feel the mechanical
and intellectual process
is dominant in the British.
Well, let me
tell you, ants are the dominant insects. They make up
as much as a quarter of the biomass
of all insects in the world. They are the principal predators
. They’re the cemetery
The dominant and most deep-dyed trait
of the journalist is his timorousness. Where the novelist
fearlessly plunges into the water
of self-exposure, the journalist stands trembling
on the shore
in his beach robe
If that voice that you created that is most alive
in the poem
throughout the whole poem, then I destroy
where it’s not there, and I reconstruct it so that that voice is the dominant voice in the poem.
I feel like I’m a very dominant fighter.
have been drawn
to female roles
who are incredibly strong; females who are dominant and know their own mind; who are feisty
in their own way without being annoying
. I like it when she has a dark
side, but she also has a playful
in any future war
will be to support the dominant air arm.
My father really was not the dominant person who raised the family, it was my mother who raised the family.
When I grew up, you needed to have straight hair
. It’s symbolic
to be like everyone else, needing to look like everyone else. And what that meant was looking like the dominant ruling
class in America.
Being young is an advantage. You’ve grown
up with games as the dominant entertainment
. You have a lot of experience of video
games. So what do you want to see that’s not been done? Innovation is really low cost
for you. You can afford
to take risks
The point is, this is what happens when advertising and data collection
is the dominant business mode. We are encouraged to be compulsive
. It’s not that we’re terrible addicts who need to go to an AA meeting
and get off our gadgets
Religion and science both profess peace
(and the sincerity
of the professors
is not being doubted
), but each always turns
out to have a dominant part in any war that is going or contemplated.
thought in terms of invasions: the Celts
took over the islands
, then the Romans
, then the Anglo-Saxons. It now seems much more likely that the resident
population doesn’t change as much as thought. The people stay put but are reculturalized by some new dominant culture.
The Anthropocentic Age – the first age in which humankind is the dominant species on the planet – cuts both ways
: it is up to us to destroy or save
the planet. We certainly have the ability.
The dominant characteristic of an authentic spiritual life
is the gratitude that flows from trust – not only for all the gifts
that I receive from God, but gratitude for all the suffering
. Because in that purifying
experience, suffering has often been the shortest path
You will become as small as your controlling desire; as great as you dominant aspiration.
There was a time when I was knocking
and concerned with being recognized in dominant culture. I’ve found a space where the terrain
is different, where I’m embraced
by people like me
, and where I’m building new ways
of doing things, as opposed to trying to insert
myself in a place that might not be welcoming
A general State education is a mere contrivance for moulding people to be exactly
like one another, and as the mould
in which it casts
them is that which pleases
the dominant power in the government.
If the dominant political expression that we’re seeing right now
is of nostalgia
and we know that nostalgia won’t really work out
, what happens is, we become depressed
as individuals and societies – when we’re depressed, we’re much more vulnerable
to be taken advantage
of by demagogues and xenophobes.
You are a living magnet
. What you attract
into your life is in in harmony
with your dominant thoughts.
is thee dominant youth
culture in the world right now.
The perception of how a couple
, whose voice should be raised and who should be a dominant player has been altered in ‘Dobara Phir Se.’
When a religion or ideology becomes dominant, the lack of controls
will result in widening spirals
of license leading to degradation
I think that America is a part of the world, that we want to cooperate
with the world. We are not the dominant power in the world, that everyone falls
us. But we want to reach
out and cooperate.
This will arguably
be the third
great revolution of America, if we can prove that we literally can live without having a dominant European culture.
A strong man
doesn’t have to be dominant toward a woman. He doesn’t match
against a woman weak with love for him. He matches it against the world.
Khabib Nurmagomedov is the most dominant fighter in the history of MMA.
All matter is quantified thought – manifested by the thoughts you give precedence
to.В It is your dominant thoughts that determine your destiny
Ronnie O’Sullivan is the only player in history to be dominant and popular
at the same time.
If you’re going to have a male dominant system, to maintain the system, you have to teach men to dominate
These Sunni Arabs
in places like al Anbar province
in Iraq, where I served
back in 2007, if they see Iran
as the dominant power, a Shiite country, they’re going to be much more likely to want to join ISIS.
I feel lucky to live at a time when the dominant tennis players are Venus and Serena Williams
. And to have lived through the success of a whole slew of boxers
and feel I could invest emotionally
and psychologically in their victories, and identify
with them in their struggles
In spite of the dominant role played by women in both farming
, they are denied credit
as they lack land titles
. Only a small percentage of Kisan Credit Cards
goes to them.
The world is very lucky to have America. It’s got to be the first time
in the whole history of the planet that a country has been the dominant force in the world and it has actually been a force for good… America really deserves
If you’re doing something outside of dominant culture, there’s not an easy place for you. You will have to do it yourself
Your level of performance matches your dominant self image.
is a social relationship, the dominant relationship in our society-one that makes it harder
and harder for people to hold together, to create community
as a society emphasizes and values some aspects
of the total
range of human potentials more than others, the valued
aspects are associated closely with, and limited
to, the dominant group’s domain.
I feel like by me putting on a couple more pounds
will help my game tremendously
. Putting on 10-15 pounds will help me
stop the run better and be a more dominant pass rusher.
A gene can be either
dominant or recessive, depending
on which type of gene it is.
is a wealthy person, pack leader
of the human world. So many see her
as the dominant one, as the authority
figure. The way I view her energy, seeing her on TV, is a very calm
, quiet energy. You need, in order to gain
control, higher energy than your dog
It seems to me that a mutually beneficial
relationship between a man and woman requires
the man to be dominant. A sensible woman will allow
the man to think he is the most important partner.
I’m not against other cultures, but I believe what the Germans
call a “leitkultur”, a dominant culture that we should have, even in our constitution state
, what our dominant culture is and that our laws
to that culture and to no other one.
When you aren’t able to do what makes you dominant, what separates you from the pack, it can throw
your mind off.
When young women
get called bossy
, it’s often because they’re trying to exercise power without status. It’s not a problem that they’re being dominant; the backlash arises
because they’re overstepping
In the 1950s and early 1960s
, psychoanalysis swept
through the intellectual community, and it was the dominant mode of thinking about the mind. People felt that this was a completely new set of insights
into human motivation, and that its therapeutic potential
I truly believe that Yahoo
! is one of the most compelling
and dominant companies in the world.
character is very dominant and domineering, and that’s a quality that I am inspired
I am extremely left brain
dominant, probably 95%-5%. The feeling side of my brain is not really strong.
I think that the child in me is ever dominant, but that doesn’t make me less of a woman.
Georges St. Pierre has the best takedowns and dominant wrestling ability, and he’s a great athlete
, but he’s shown he can be knocked
out. I think B.J. Penn is the better fighter. He’s the great martial artist
If we have to prove our Europeanism by accepting
is the dominant language in the Community, then my answer is quite clear, and I will say it in French in order to prevent any misunderstanding
: Non, merci beaucoup .
Certainly in each social period, youth must be made to venerate the dominant absurdities.
There is an element in some of my work that has to do with being an outsider
, feeling like not part of the dominant culture.
The law exists for a reason. There is a dominant American culture that people used to want to preserve
. That’s going by the wayside
, too. But if it’s now okay for an illegal
alien to practice law in California, then can anybody
else who’s broken
the law get a law license? And if not, why not
The dominant theory coming out
of Hollywood is that peoples’ attention spans are getting shorter and shorter and they need more stimulation
When I was a girl
, the West was still young, and the law of force, of physical force
, was dominant.
One thing you know about playoff
competition is this: If you have a hot quarterback
and your defense
can take the ball away, you don’t need to have a dominant defense anymore
I think that every minority in the United States of America knows everything about the dominant culture. From the time you can think, you are bombarded
with images from TV, film, magazines
God can do anything. He has all power in the palm
of His Hand. My Body, like all other bodies
, is a temporary habitation; but, My Power is eternal
, all-pervasive, ever-dominant.
Over any such tangled wave
of problems the S-1 secret
would be dominant and yet we will not know until after that time probably, until after that meeting, whether this is a weapon in our hands or not.
Watch where Jesus went. The one dominant note in His life was to do His Father’s will. His was not the way of wisdom or of success, but the way of faithfulness
One of the most striking
developments has been the rise, fall and rise again of the semiconductor
industry of the United States, which is, once again, the dominant player in the most advanced
Everyone in the world is impacted
by the United States’ Big Brother
attitude toward the world. We need countries to say no to the United States. The United States is the dominant power in the universe, with its eavesdropping
abilities. And the world is in danger
with our tyranny
We’ve changed a lot of things to help certain groups of people. We widened the lane
from 6 feet to 12 feet to 16 feet to make it so the big guys
aren’t as dominant. Well, why didn’t we just say, ‘You’ve got to learn
to play against them in the post
There’s nobody more dominant in a female fighting athlete than Ronda Rousey. I’m not going to compare
her to men, although quite frankly
, I’m sure she’d do very well against at least
half the division
that she’s in, which is the bantamweight.
Asset values and earning power are the dominant factors affecting the valuation
of a controlling interest in a business. Market price, which governs valuation of minority interest positions
, is of little or no importance in valuing a controlling interest.
I feel like I have to step
on the court every night and be dominant.
Party action should follow
, not precede the creation of a dominant popular sentiment