Gaining Quotes

Gaining Quotes by Marti Noxon, Ted Sarandos, Viola Davis, Tyra Banks, Glennon Doyle Melton, Johnny Damon and many others.

I think many people expend a tremendous amount of energy on self-loathing and self-flagellation as well as getting caught in a vicious cycle of dieting and gaining the weight back.
Typically, if you buy a studio with a library, their library is pretty well licensed out many years in advance, so you are not really gaining access to the programming in that way.
The more I’m pushed in a position of leadership and I know I have to be the mouthpiece for so many other people who can’t speak for themselves, the more confidence I’m gaining.
When modeling agencies were saying that I was too big and gaining weight, my mom said, ‘OK, we’re going to discuss what they’re saying over pizza, and we’re going to plan the future of your career which doesn’t involve you having to be skinny.’
I realized I didn’t just want to parent children in my own little home but to mother the whole world. What’s the point of gaining influence if you’re not going to use it?
I’m gaining weight the right way: I’m drinking beer.
If you’re not successful at a certain weight, it rarely has anything to do with gaining or losing 10 pounds. It’s something inside of you that you need to fix in order to win. It rarely has anything to do with cutting 10 pounds.
I did standup while still working for Johnny Carson in the mid-’60s, thus gaining the advantage of at least getting laughs from him about how I hadn’t the night before.
Being is a spiritual proposition. Gaining is a material act. Traditionally, American Indians have always attempted to be the best people they could. Part of that spiritual process was and is to give away wealth, to discard wealth in order not to gain.
Being with Dortmund and playing in more big games there, it’s just gaining experience.
Don’t look back. Something might be gaining on you.
Motorsport is all about gaining as much of an advantage as you can and the FIA are there to make sure I don’t gain an advantage over my competitors.
Over time, naturally, you lose your innocence from gaining knowledge. You can’t be innocent forever, but there’s something in innocence you need to regain to be creative.
Cutting, and suicide, two very different symptoms of the same problem, are gaining on us. I personally don’t know a single person who doesn’t know at least two of these victims personally.
In my human-rights work, perhaps the most important thing is gaining the trust of the victims.
I’ve managed to completely reeducate myself into making eating secondary. I used to eat all the time because the food was there. Now I feel like a kid in school who is gaining points for behaving. And I love myself for it.
In most parts of the world, starting a company that goes bust is dubbed a ‘failure.’ In Silicon Valley, we call this ‘gaining experience.’ We are willing to take the risks that are inherent for innovation.
Each of us, having received several hundred dollars, we passed the time gloriously, spending our money freelynever thinking that our lives were risked gaining it.
Kit Carson
Intelligence collection is not confined to the communications of adversaries or of the guilty. Rather, it’s about gaining information otherwise unavailable that would help keep Americans safe and free.
The Obama presidency has two great missions: fixing the economy, and preventing Iran from gaining nuclear weapons.
One of the most painful things in the Western States and Territories is the extinction of childhood. I have never seen any children – only debased imitations of men and women, cankered by greed and selfishness, and asserting and gaining complete independence of their parents at ten years old.
Perhaps gaining power doesn’t cause people to act like takers. It simply creates the opportunity for people who think like takers to express themselves.
The runway isn’t just about showing fashion, it’s about gaining confidence. And I really believe that once you’ve got your confidence, you can wear anything, you can do anything.
When ‘Hide Away’ first started gaining a bit of momentum, I was visiting at least two radio stations per daysometimes in different cities – to spread the word about the song. It was a hustle, but so worth it.
One thing is certain if something is gaining popularity that means there is a market and audience for it. New things will comes but pure Sufi music will stay as it has for centuries.
Part of being young is you think gaining 6 lbs. is the end of the world.
I hate to generalize, but in general, both men and women suffer from ageism. Men much less because men gain power as they get older. Women lose power as they get older. Men are seen as gaining experience and being distinguished. Sons look forward to replacing their fathers.
Emotions often must be portrayed from an inner feeling, of course, but I had a double advantage because I was learning to direct my as-yet expressionless feelings as well as gaining an ability to express emotion by a very conscious manipulation of my muscles.
A business of high principle attracts high-caliber people more easily, thereby gaining a basic competitive and profit edge.
With DNS, it’s possible to control key components of Internet navigation. Google already controls search, they are quickly gaining market share to control the browser, and when you put in DNS, it becomes the trifecta of complete navigational control.
The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him.
When you don’t come from struggle, gaining appreciation is a quality that’s difficult to come by.
I am genuinely happy that other actors are entering the industry and gaining popularity. There are enough opportunities in the business for everybody.
When it comes to the recording and writing, it’s still mostly Mickey and I. But now there’s this whole live entity that’s a whole different thing, and it seems to be where we’re gaining the most popularity.
People forgot I was an actor before gaining success in anchoring. That was one of the turning phases of my career.
Unfortunately, in the race to the most douchebaggery, Silicon Valley is fast in gaining on Hollywood. That race is neck and neck.
If you look at the data, the inner city that was the riot zone lost 55,000 jobs in the ten years from 1992 to 2002, instead of gaining a surplus of 50,000.
After a lifetime of losing and gaining weight, I get it. No matter how you slice it, weight loss comes down to the simple formula of calories in, calories out.
I’m definitely gaining new fans, and that’s the key of any success… gain more love.
It’s not just about showing people what you can do on the ball in those wider positions, it’s about gaining the full understanding of each position and what it takes to get that spot.
It’s amazing how fast generations lose sight of other generations. One of the first things the young composers who come to work with me say is that they want to write music people will like, instead of gaining their credentials by being rejected by the audience.
Printing ballots in multiple languages costs millions of dollars every year. It also discourages immigrants from integrating into American society and gaining the benefits that come from speaking English.
The secret to gaining the upper hand in a negotiation is to give the other side the illusion of control. Don’t try to force your opponent to admit that you are right. Ask questions, that begin with ‘How?’ or ‘What?’ so your opponent uses mental energy to figure out the answer.
I gained a first class degree in Physics at Imperial College London in 1968 and did research in solid state physics, but did not pursue meteorology matters until gaining an M.Sc. in astrophysics from Queen Mary College London in 1981, after which I investigated and attempted to construct theories of solar activity.
On the television planet, where men make up the tribe, the law of the caveman rules. So, for a woman coming from another world, without experience or cunning, to succeed gradually in gaining control over what is to be taped, what goes out over the air, what is said without censorship, is an epic feat.
I would say 90 percent of the stuff we do is technical anyway. If you look at a two-hour training day, 12 minutes are probably spent running or gaining fitness.
Unlearning is gaining importance as workplaces are moving towards agile, collaborative working models. While conventional education adds to our knowledge, unlearning will become the new learning in the coming decade, as concepts and ideas keep evolving.
I believe if Mr. Obama is reelected, and Israel somehow is unable to interdict the Iranian nation from gaining nuclear weapons themselves, this administration unfortunately, I’m afraid, will allow Iran to gain a nuclear weapon and then pursue what they believe would be the traditional policy of containment.
I feel Dress for Success is basically about empowering women who were in a disadvantaged situation. The act of wearing a suit when she‘s walking in the door, it’s so powerful – it’s about gaining control of their lives and situations.
For if enough people were really convinced that growth should be halted, and if they acted on that conviction, then billions of others might be deprived of any realistic hope of gaining the opportunities now enjoyed by the more fortunate.
There’s really no precedent for someone like me gaining clout in the space that I’m in – a black woman directing films in Hollywood.
There are three methods to gaining wisdom. The first is reflection, which is the highest. The second is limitation, which is the easiest. The third is experience, which is the bitterest.
All art is propaganda, and ever must be, despite the wailing of the purists. I stand in utter shamelessness and say that whatever art I have for writing has been used always for propaganda for gaining the right of black folk to love and enjoy. I do not care a damn for any art that is not used for propaganda.
It seems as if, for every dragon head that is lopped off, two more terrible appear. Seems so. But in truth, Life is gaining all the while. Brute force, such power as there seems to be in things, cannot stand against ideas which are eternal.
One of the few advantages to not being beautiful is that one usually gets better-looking as one gets older; I am, in fact, at this very moment, gaining my looks.
Nobody should have any illusion about the possibility of gaining military superiority over Russia. We will never allow this to happen.
Donald Trump appeals to the worst fears of Americans at a time we need unity, not division. Republicans are deeply divided by a man who is perilously close to gaining the most powerful position in the world, and many rightly see him as a real threat to our Republic.
Never become so much of an expert that you stop gaining expertise. View life as a continuous learning experience.
Consumers value their personal time and are loyal to those companies that make their lives more productive. Brands gaining some of the biggest successes in social media are engaging with millions of consumers through value exchange.
To win the cause we all believe in, the spread of true democracy all over the world, we need to win by example, not just with speeches but by example; not just with military might but by gaining the respect of the world.
In the Fall of 1774 & Winter of 1775, I was one of upwards of thirty, chiefly mechanics, who formed ourselves into a committee for the purpose of watching the movements of the British soldiers, and gaining every intelligence of the movements of the Tories.
Paul Revere
I try to avoid gaining weight as much as possible because it hinders my performance onstage. Touring demands so much energy.
All attempts at gaining literary polish must begin with judicious reading, and the learner must never cease to hold this phase uppermost. In many cases, the usage of good authors will be found a more effective guide than any amount of precept.
Whoever boards a boat and tries to enter Europe illegally has ruined his chances of gaining asylum in Europe and will be sent back.
More and more of the world’s population is gaining access to the same kind of computing power and connectivity that has transformed daily life for developed nations.
If I could eat without gaining weight or getting unhealthy, I would eat all the time.
Corey Johnson
For me, Hello‘ was more of getting my confidence back and gaining the audience’s trust.
Certainly every manager I’ve played under you take things from them. That’s just part of gaining all that knowledge over the years. Some good, some not so good, but it’s all part of the process.
I’ve often said that while gaining muscle can be very difficult, it’s also pretty simple – at the heart of it, you just need to take in more energy than you expend, and use an intelligent program. This is especially true for beginners.
One of the demonetization benefits, in some markets like used cars, is that organized, transparent businesses are gaining at the cost of unorganized players.
Africa‘s economies are gaining ground and can develop their full potential with the right partner. Siemens wants to support their sustainable development – with solutions and projects in Africa, for Africa.
With homosexual marriage gaining converts among the young, the party of the Moral Majority declines to stand with Chick-fil-A.
People are afraid of changing; that they’re losing something. They don’t understand that they are also gaining something.
‘Freedom’ is my big buzzword in life. It’s just my favorite word. And I think so many of my choices have been about gaining freedom.
Food is the essential thing to gaining weight. Protein, you know, that’s basically it – protein.
I think the moment you get comfortable is the moment that people start gaining on you and start taking that position from you.
Let me tell you – when I was standing there on top of the world, you become so humble. You don’t think about breaking records anymore, you don’t think about gaining scientific data – the only thing that you want is to come back alive.
This whole cloud phenomenon is gaining steam pretty rapidly, and it’s really become a strategic imperative for people.
She who succeeds in gaining the mastery of the bicycle will gain the mastery of life.
As to judging our own time, and thereby gaining some basis for a judgment of future possibilities, we are doubtless not only too close to it to appraise it but too much formed by it and enclosed within it to do so.
It is greed or financial difficulty that makes people fix matches, not gaining an edge over rivals, so it is different from say Lance Armstrong or Ben Johnson.
I’ve had lengthy discussions with European farm leaders. It is clear they have an agricultural strategy to support their producers and gain dominance in world agricultural trade. They’re gaining markets the old-fashioned way – they’re buying them.
I ended up gaining a bunch of weight on a vegetarian diet.
Winners have the ability to step back from the canvas of their lives like an artist gaining perspective. They make their lives a work of art – an individual masterpiece.
I definitely wouldn’t mind gaining a few more pounds at all.
Romance-comedy films usually get led by the main actor and main actress, just the two of them. Indeed, I was not sure if I was ready to bear the responsibility before casting in ‘7th Grade Civil Servant,’ but I started gaining more and more confidence as the drama went on.
When you create a nucleus of activity and it starts gaining steam, what you want to do in business is you want to create as many streams or legs out of that nucleus as possible.
I think a lot of people, even Christians, are willing to be satisfied with gaining lots and lots of biblical knowledge – and many people go to Bible studies and don’t realize it isn’t enough to know what’s right, it’s applying the information and the knowledge that you have.
Man is a spiritual intelligence, who has taken flesh with the object of gaining experience in worlds below the spiritual, in order that he may be able to master and to rule them, and in later ages take his place in the creative and directing hierarchies of the universe.
I don’t use any real vintage hardware any longer. That’s always been the object as far as gaining control of the studio environment, going back to when I built my first studio, Secret Sound, in New York City. The whole point was to not have to pay studio bills anymore and not be looking at the clock.
2012 will be a critical year in the connection between Iran gaining nuclear power, changes in leadership, continuing pressure from the international community and events that happen unnaturally.
I would wonder why I was gaining weight even after playing and exercising so much. It was only after I grew up that I got to know that the paranthas were called baldaar because of the amount of cream and ghee that went into making them.
I feel like there’s a lot of noise in the social space. The Vines and Instagrams of the world are gaining traction, and their solutions are perfect for their communities.
Back in 1960 at Christmas time, I did work loading and unloading boxcars for Railway Express. That was a kind of weight training that helped me. I weighed about 160 when I started. I began to gain weight and kept right on gaining until I reached 195 pounds.
I think it is vital to fight to do something you want to do despite not gaining your community’s or your friendsapproval.
The beauty of Bumble and this world of online connecting is it gives you access. Going down to the bar, what is your access? What is the access you’re gaining there? Really, only a few people.
I went through a difficult time, gaining 24 pounds in one month. A few haters attacked me online for how I looked, even though the majority of my fans were supportive. Those were the ones that kept me going.
As long as I can stay north or south, I’m gaining yards.
For the gay establishment, the death of right and wrong began when gaining civil rights ceased to be enough.
Each new generation builds on the work of the previous one, gaining new perspective. New verbs are introduced. We Google strange and dangerous places. We tweet mindlessly to the cosmos. We Facebook our own grandmothers. I, for one, don’t want to be left behind.
In April 2013, Nathaniel Popper of ‘The New York Timesreported on Bitcoin in an article titled, ‘Digital Money is Gaining Champions in the Real World‘.
I like the thought of gaining revenge over WBC light-heavyweight champion Adonis Stevenson, who beat me in 2013.
By interacting with NATO vessels on E.U. anti-piracy duty, the Chinese are gaining valuable insights in to Western naval doctrine.
Robert C. O’Brien
Not all is doom and gloom. We are beginning to understand the natural world and are gaining a reverence for life – all life.
The wireless segment is approximately 50 percent of our business… we believe this is an industry-wide phenomenon and that we are, in fact, maintaining if not gaining market share.
Antonio Perez
Don’t look back, because someone might be gaining on you.
I like to be lean and flexible. I’m not interested in gaining size.
It is my Middle Eastern hat and my attachment to Israel that ultimately inspires my support for Obama. I know he understands that neither Israel nor America can afford four more years of Iran and the radical Islamists gaining strategic leverage in the Middle East.
Experiencing so many firsts, maturing as an actor, a professional, and a human. In the process, gaining friends, family, and the best coworkers a very lucky actor could ask for – and for this, I can be nothing but gracious.
Gaining my education from practical experience certainly benefited me. If I had gone on to be a lawyer, my life wouldn’t have been anywhere near as interesting.
The main thing is confidence. I’m gaining more and more confidence to do whatever I want to do on the basketball court, whether it is shooting threes or sprinting to the rim and finishing or ball handling. I’m confident enough because I have worked on it that I am going to do the exact same things in the game.
I am so broad and big-structured that even two kilos on me can look like gaining 10 kilos, and losing two kilos can also look like shedding 10 kilos.
I do think that a school day that matches the work day makes a lot of difference for working families, but the big driver of this effort is education. Period. We have a lot of students not gaining the skills they need, and it is pretty clear that school does not offer enough time to get that job done.
It is all about gaining in confidence with every given opportunity.
Creating my own world in a comic or selling my first penny newspaper aged nine was a way of gaining recognition and acceptance by my peers.
Come 2012, I am not going to be voting for someone based on who I think would be the most fun to hang out and have a beer with. I am going to be voting for the person that I think will have the best chance of beating President Obama and gaining votes from independents.
Humor is richly rewarding to the person who employs it. It has some value in gaining and holding attention, but it has no persuasive value at all.
I look at being older and gaining wisdom. I’ve learned to stay fit and healthy. I accept my body, my life, and my circumstances.
I moderated a panel focusing just on women and the specific challenges that women entrepreneurs face. And we found that around the world, the challenges are the same, whether it is gaining access to capital, risk-taking, or the ability to expand beyond a small business and grow.
When a market isn’t in transition, gaining market share is hard – you’re fighting to take one or two points of share from competitors.
Blockchain is an innovative technology with the power to change society and is gaining the world’s attention as a technology to enhance the competitiveness of the urban economy.
I had built my body to look like a boxer, then I lost it completely for ‘Tanu Weds Manu Returns.’ It was really tough gaining weight, building muscles, and then losing it completely for another film.
It’s about gaining that confidence back in myself. Believing in myself more than others may believe.
Remember: real politics isn’t about figureheads and seats in parliament. Real politics is about ideas. And there can be no doubt regarding the extreme ideas that have been gaining ground in the Netherlands for decades.
Sitting on that couch eating and gaining 20 pounds isn’t exactly fun – there’s only so much you can do.
A successful competition for me is always going out there and putting 100 percent into whatever I’m doing. It’s not always winning. People, I think, mistake that it’s just winning. Sometimes it could be, but for me, it’s hitting the best sets I can, gaining confidence, and having a good time and having fun.
With the release of her fourth album, ‘Red,’ in 2012 and a handful of highly publicized romances, Taylor was criticized by the press and other entertainers for such sinful acts as dating people and writing songs about it, gaining a reputation as boy-crazy and love-ridden.
What I’ve been telling people is that the doctors are gaining on cancer very rapidly. It’s almost become a chronic disease, like diabetes – something you can treat. It doesn’t go away, and you’re not well in the sense of being over it, but you go on and live your life.
If you eliminate the junk food, you don’t really run the risk of gaining weight if you’ve got a good workout routine.
Those who have wrought great changes in the world never succeeded by gaining over chiefs; but always by exciting the multitude. The first is the resource of intrigue and produces only secondary results, the second is the resort of genius and transforms the universe.