Leeway Quotes

Leeway Quotes by Ricardo Semler, Gza, Reed Morano, Katherine Dunn, Ronald Frame, John Frankenheimer and many others.

In life, we do not give employees enough leeway. If you look around Semco’s office, there are plenty of empty desks. The question is – where are these people? I do not have the slightest idea, but I am not interested.
I’ve directed all my videos throughout my whole career, ’cause that’s leeway. I was granted that opportunity to be able to do that.
I always like to do sound design, and in movies, you have more leeway with that, but I don’t really notice that sound design is being used in TV other than just location sound.
I know that some of the finest writing I’ve ever read has been sports writing, whatever the topic was, whatever the sport they were writing about. It seems to be an area where people are allowed a little more leeway than when they’re reporting on traffic jams and city-council meetings.
I think, when you are writing non-fiction, you feel there’s an obligation to get it absolutely right, so all your factual details have to be, have, you know, to go through a long list of them and tick them. I’m not saying that’s not important in fiction, but I think you have a bit more leeway; you can suit yourself.
If you cast the picture correctly, you have a whole lot of leeway. You can make mistakes in other aspects but pull it off with the right actors.
If we just allowed women and men more leeway in our culture and more acceptance, I think they would be able to make better compromises.
Teachers need to feel they are trusted. They must be allowed some leeway to use their imagination; otherwise, teaching loses all sense of wonder and excitement.
A lot of rookies don’t come into the league and have that type of leeway that Coach Walton and his staff really gave me.
Under the Constitution, federal law trumps both state and city law. But antitrust law allows states some exceptional leeway to adopt anticompetitive business regulations, out of respect for states’ rights to regulate business. This federal respect for states’ rights does not extend to cities.
Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga – stylized because even the most acute of them have little leeway as they play out their parts.
With a film, you just don’t have time to build sympathy for the character. But I think we’re moving away from that in TV. With TV, you have a little more leeway to allow them to rise and fall and rise again and be much more complicated beings.
What is astonishing is that globalised technology, like Whatsapp and Viber, really gives a lot of leeway to negotiating spaces and to keeping one’s identity. So people are able to be more receptive as a gay community to be part of an environment that is going to challenge the law.
Novels have much more space than short stories, which gives you more leeway with the number of characters you can include. Even ‘furniture‘ characters can be described and given speaking parts to develop background or atmosphere.
If you live in a family or have five roommates, there’s some sort of reality check, but when you live alone, there’s a lot more leeway for your fantasy life to be more and more a part of your everyday life.
My idea for the Jamison Project was rather like a pickup company. The idea was to give the dancers a taste of the menu. Today, dancers need to try as many companies as possible without having a drop-dead loyalty to me or anyone else. They like to have the leeway to go their own way.
My nutritional knowledge is good enough to figure out what’s good, what’s bad, and where my leeway is.
The only advice I can give is to absorb as much as you can from as wide a spectrum as you can. If you’re in a rock band and only soak up Black Sabbath, Led Zeppelin, and Deep Purple kind of beginnings, then you’re not going to have much leeway.
I think parental leave is enormously important – and it’s a personal decision. Part of building a company whose goal is to empower women in all aspects of life is that I’ve given my team some leeway to determine what parental leave looks like for each of them individually.
Giving governors more leeway in administering health care could represent a small, positive development in the ongoing saga of Obamacare. Unfortunately, instead of choosing flexibility, President Obama and his left-leaning advisers always default to rigidWashington knows bestanswers.
My whole thing is I try to balance it as much as possible. I love to enjoy food. I’ve always said that if I eat healthy during the week, then I give myself more leeway to have some fun on the weekends. And I stick to the gym. I try to go five to six days a week.
I love the ‘Dark Knight‘ movies, and ‘Dark Knight’ and the last one are well over two hours, and I could’ve sat there for three and a half hours, so if it’s good you have some leeway.
The great thing about Showtime is that they really give us leeway and the range to explore the real dark side of stuff.
We all can relate to people’s weaknesses. We might put up a facade that everything is perfect but none of us are. When we see that weakness in somebody else, we understand or give ourselves a little bit of leeway.
Genius is always allowed some leeway, once the hammer has been pried from its hands and the blood has been cleaned up.
Because I’ve been around a long time I get a bit of leeway that other people don’t.
It’s interesting the kind of freedom the musical form gives you. The rules are out the window. You can get impressionistic without seeming pretentious. Because it’s perceived as an inherently accessible form, it gives filmmakers some leeway.
Defendants are being evaluated based on numerical grid without any aggravating circumstances being considered. The effect has been to transfer the disparity from the judge to the prosecutor allowing for a great deal of leeway on indictments.
The newspaper is, in fact, very bad for one’s prose style. That’s why I gravitated towards feature stories where you get a little more leeway in the writing style.
Women have to compensate more in the personality department in order to get the things that men get. And they don’t have as much leeway for being divas or jerks.