Quality Quotes

Quality Quotes by Robert Rauschenberg, Jim Loehr, Zach Condon, Junot Diaz, John Hall, Tacitus and many others.

It’s not how many hours you put in with a client or on a project. It’s the quantity and quality of your energy – your focus and force – that determine whether that time is valuable.
The way Jacques Brel writes a story, getting into the character, bringing out all his faults and qualities in the same song…. Not that I could ever write in such an epic way, but it really is a different way to go about writing lyrics…and I find that quite inspiring.
The thing is – do we really need another writer who writes a book every eighteen months, whether the quality is wonderful or not? I mean, maybe. But I can name twenty off the top of my head who do it. Maybe what we need is a writer like me who goes very slow, as well.
As a person who is not confrontational by disposition I tend to see that the quality of being confrontational is a positive attribute.
Forethought and prudence are the proper qualities of a leader.
[Lat., Ratio et consilium, propriae ducis artes.]
The form of government, when it has been prudently established, produces citizens distinguished for bravery, justice, and every other good quality; whereas, on the other hand, bad institutions render men cowardly, rapacious, and slaves of every foul desire.
There is no such thing as an attention span. There is only the quality of what you are viewing. This whole idea of an attention span is, I think, a misnomer. People have an infinite attention span if you are entertaining them.
What is the cheapest to you now is likely to be the dearest to you in the end.
I could say I believe in every drop of rain that . . . Well, I believe life is a Zen koan, that is, an unsolvable riddle. But the contemplation of that riddle–even though it cannot be solved–is, in itself, transformative. And if the contemplation is of high enough quality, you can merge with the divine.
Scores do not reveal the most important facts about a wine. The written commentary (tasting notes) that accompanies the ratings is a better source of information than any score regarding the wine’s style and personality, its quality level relative to its peers, and its relative value and aging potential.
Research has shown time and time again that infants who receive the high-quality child care and early education programs do better in school, have more developed social skills, and display fewer behavior problems.
It’s a very American thing that everything has to be a business. Americans think… I like America, or I would not be here. There are great qualities to this country. But this sense that everything has to be a business is sometimes overwhelming.
What is self-control? It is nothing but a highly developed vital sense, dominating and regulating the mere appetites. To overlook the very existence of this supreme sense; to miss the obvious inference that it is the quality that distinguishes the fittest to survive.
The quality of one’s life depends on the quality of attention. Whatever you pay attention to will grow more important in your life. There is no limit to the kinds of changes that awareness can produce.
Most inner-oriented artists share a common characteristic, a certain quality of obsession.
We turn to quantities when we can’t compare the qualities of things.
The grave is a crucible where memory is purified; we only remember a dead friend by those qualities which make him regretted.
The environment that people live in is the environment that they learn to live in, respond to, and perpetuate. If the environment is good, so be it. But if it is poor, so is the quality of life within it.
There’s a strange quality in stop-motion photography, like in King Kong, that adds to the fantasy. If you make things too real, sometimes you bring it down to the mundane.
I aim my movies, as much as I can, at myself. I think that those movies have an interesting quality. They’re very movieish. They are movie movies. Like I think Watchmen is a very self-aware movie. 300. Dawn of the Dead definitely. That’s really where I’ve ended up.
You are not making the change because you are a bad person and you are doing it wrong. You make changes because you love yourself and you want to improve the quality of your life.
D’Artagnan, my friend, thou art brave, thou art prudent, thou hast excellent qualities, but- women will destroy thee!” -D’Artagnan
Sleep is essential for the body and mind and restful sleep is one of the foundations of good health. Recharging and rejuvenating body and mind sufficiently every night is important for better quality of life.
I’ve only played two sort-of slackers, in Spaced and in Shaun Of The Dead. They’re different people, but they have the same kind of everyman quality, particularly as a twentysomething.
In fact, in some ways, I actually feel much more confident about the quality of Carousel than I do about The Cottage Builder‘s Letter: probably because of its cohesive nature.
When you want to get married, ask the universe for a man who has every quality money cannot buy. Then go about to create your own prosperity.
Sinatra is the essence of vocal style. This man has an innate quality of knowing what is good musically. You can sum that up best by saying that he has musical integrity. Even when he does a bad song, there’s a good quality in the presentation.
That’s a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty.
I do not believe such a quality as chance exists. Every incident that happens must be a link in a chain.
To never forget that the most important thing in life is the quality of life we lead.
We are rich in the quantity of songs rather than in the quality. The singer has to go through hundreds of compositions before he finds one that really says something.
Our healthcare system has seen some of the greatest achievements of the human intellect since we started recording history: We’re developing incredible devices and implantables to improve the quantity and quality of people’s lives.
If Britain is to have a stable, affordable pension system, people need to work longer, but we will reward their hard work with a decent state pension that will enable them to enjoy quality of life in their retirement.
I have to say I owe my career to the master composers of the Great American Songbook who have written such high-quality songs – the best popular music ever composed.
This, and no other, is justice: В— to consider, under all the circumstances and consequences of a particular case, how the greatest quantity and purest quality of happiness will ensue from any action … there is no other justice.
I read a lot of F. Scott Fitzgerald. I love ‘Tender is the Night,’ and its atmosphere of doomed romance. He was one of the greatest prose stylists, with a wonderfully clear but lyrical quality.
We are nearly all composed of such a complex mixture of human qualities that in each one of us reside both masculine and feminine principles: what man is without any female attribute and what woman never demonstrates any masculine characteristics?
The fragrance of the heart is made up of the qualities and virtues of our spirit. Most of us have learned how to keep our heart closed in a world that would trample all over us if we let it. Being open hearted today seems to require tremendous courage.
The Senate is indeed a deliberative body, and that quality serves the nation well. A slow-moving government helps us maintain a stable government. But slow moving is not the same as immobile.
To explain away the mystery of a great painting – if such a feat were possible – would do irreparable harm… If there is no mystery, then there is no poetry, the quality I value above all else in art.
The recipe for any character is always very interesting, as far as what doses of certain qualities you want.
Look at other countries that have tried to have federally controlled health care. They have poor-quality health care. Our health-care system is the envy of the world because we believe in making sure that the decisions are made by doctors and patients, not by officials in the nation’s capital.
I bristle a little when the argument for film gets put into the nostalgia ghetto. Film is still the highest quality and best-looking image capture medium available. I don’t think it always will be. The digital image will get better, and it will eventually surpass the quality of the film image, but it isn’t there yet.
Air pollution is my biggest concern right now. Maybe because I live in Beijing, and in this city we have such severe challenges due to bad air quality. It has affected our daily lives and health. I do not go outdoors because of it. I desperately hope that we can improve the current situation.
The whole trend and quality of anyone‘s life is determined in the long run by the choices that are made.
I ask a wreathwhich will not crush my head.
And there is no hurry about it;
I shall have, doubtless, a boom after my funeral,
Seeing that long standing increases all things
regardless of quality.
Annoyance arises from the feared implication that we are copyists in subject or treatment, or both, whereas the common qualities that establish the relationship result merely from a similarity of method.
Yiddish has a down-to-earth quality that makes it remote from high-flown rhetoric, and it has a catch-as-catch-can charm derived from its stunning variety-of syntax, spelling, pronunciation, and vocabulary-from region to region.
The first of all qualities of a general is courage.
Talent is a by-product of education; the quality of a country’s human capital depends on it.
In Physic, things of melancholic hue and quality are used against melancholy, sour against sour, salt to remove salt humors.
The most essential quality in the game is passion
Dreams, indeed, are ambition; for the very substance of the ambitious is merely the shadow of a dream. And I hold ambition of so airy and light a quality that it is but a shadow’s shadow.
I was raised to volunteer: nursing homes, clinics, church nurseries, school, everywhere that could use help. It’s such an intrinsic part of me, to use my life to help improve the quality of others.
Printed books usually outlive bookstores and the publishers who brought them out. They sit around, demanding nothing, for decades. That’s one of their nicest qualities – their brute persistence.
[John Coltrane] liked my qualities as a person and that’s the reason why he let me play with him. It wasn’t what I was doing musically or my instrument or anything like that. He let me play whatever I wanted to play.
Most people don’t wear glasses in the U.S., and we’re not conditioned to finding men and women who wear glasses sexy. If you need your glasses to see, find a good optometrist who can outfit you with a great frame, thin lenses, and a high-quality anti-reflective coating.
Compassion, tolerance, forgiveness and a sense of self-discipline are qualities that help us lead our daily lives with a calm mind
Many men absorbed in business show such a rare quality of culture that we are surprised at it. The reason invariably is partly because hard work and even the weariness it leaves carry a nobility with them, but also because there is no room in such lives for inferior mental occupation.
Never do anything that taints your mind. Wrong actions cause negative or evil mental vibrations that are reflected in your whole appearance and personality. Engage in those actions and thoughts that nurture the good qualities you want to have.
Let me ask you: Should only children of the wealthy have access to quality early education? Should only children of the wealthy have access to a college degree? The answer – the only answer – is: no.
The data set of proxies of past climate used in Mann…for the estimation of temperature from 1400 to 1980 contains collation errors, unjustifiable truncation or extrapolation of source data, obsolete data, geographical location errors, incorrect calculation of principal components and other quality control defects.
Steve McIntyre
Those who declared librarians obsolete when the Internet rage first appeared are now red-faced. We need them more than ever. The Internet is full of ‘stuff‘ but its value and readability is often questionable. ‘Stuff’ doesn’t give you a competitive edge, high-quality related information does.
There tends to be a sort of mundane quality to what I select – things from around the house, around the studio. I’m not ashamed of the craft shop – the art supply store – and I don’t need my work to be anti-art store, but I also believe in using things that are just sort of around – it makes sense to me.
The direction of all economic affairs is in the market society a task of the entrepreneurs. Theirs is the control of production. They are at the helm and steer the ship. A superficial observer would believe that they are supreme. But they are not. They are bound to obey unconditionally the captain‘s orders.
When you can’t compete on cost, compete on quality.
The wordparadox‘ has always had a kind of magic for me, and I think my pictures have a paradoxical quality, a paradox of chaos and order in one.
We assume therefore that moral virtue is the quality of acting in the best way in relation to pleasures and pains, and that vice is the opposite.
We need to focus on getting people back to work, focus on jobs, the economy, the debt and the spending. That’s what will improve the quality of life for American families and for hard-working taxpayers.
So my resolution this year is: I’m not a money guy, but I want to make our next product a commercial success, so that people will say, ‘Hey, there’s a huge market out there. If you make a high-quality games that can touch people, it’s going to do great business.
Self-responsibility is the core quality of the fully mature, fully functioning, self-actualizing individual.
Modesty is a quality in a lover more praised by the women than liked.
A black agenda is jobs, jobs, jobs, quality education, investment in infrastructure and strong democratic regulation of corporations. The black agenda, at its best, looks at America from the vantage point of the least of these and asks what’s best for all.
Bill Murray I always liked. I’m not as good as him, but there’s a quality in him that I like. And then there’s DeNiro, I’ll never be that.
Art resides in the quality of doing, process is not magic.
I am perfectly confident that I could never adequately convey to any other human being the precise reasons why I continue to refrain from suicide – the reasons, that is, why I still find existence enough of a compensation to atone for its dominantly burthensome quality.
You hear about quality time a lot but I really think that quantity time with a person is really what strengthens a relationship. That’s when you really get to know somebody. You get to know their strengths and their weaknesses and that brings you closer. That’s what ‘Time Is Love’ is all about.
My idea of a ‘super bowl‘ is when the catcher is standing in front of the plate with the ball, waiting for me as I round third…and I make him drop it. That’s a quality Super Bowl.
Patience is one of those feminine qualities which have their origin in our oppression but should be preserved after our liberation.
I do not understand how an aristocracy can exist, unless it be distinguished by some quality which no other class of the community possesses.
God is neither manifest nor hidden; He is neither revealed nor unrevealed; there are no words to tell that which He is. He is without form, without quality, without decay.
Without modesty, woman is devoid of beauty and culture. Humility, purity of thought and manners, meekness, surrender to high ideals, sensitivity, sweetness of temper – the peculiar blend of all these qualities is modesty. It is the most invaluable of all jewels for women.
I am obsessively bent on quality – to an unhealthy degree.
To tackle climate change you don’t have to reduce your quality of life, but you do have to change the way you live
Entertainment is there to improve people’s quality of life. After your basic needs, there’s entertainment.
Food availability is not really the issue. The quality of the food is what we recognize is the problem.
Catherine Bertini
Those who imagine polygamy to be handy cover for promiscuity are apparently off the mark. If polygamists share one quality, it is that, polygamy aside, they are extraordinarily strait-laced.
A man with a weak Masculine is especially prone to despise and fear these qualities and may attempt to suppress the more destructive elements of the Feminine force in his partner.
Desire is the intangible quality that has more impact on success than talent, education, or IQ. You can’t see desire, but you can feel its presence, and see its results in the lives of successful people.
Character shows itself apart from genius as a special thing. The first point of measurement of any man is that of quality.
Well, the first quality of being a good leader is you have to be able to follow. See, a good leader cant just be the leader all the time, I have to be able to follow.
Postmodernity is said to be a culture of fragmentary sensations, eclectic nostalgia, disposable simulacra, and promiscuous superficiality, in which the traditionally valued qualities of depth, coherence, meaning, originality, and authenticity are evacuated or dissolved amid the random swirl of empty signals.
None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.
Men of genius are not to be analysed by commonplace rules. The rest of us who have been or are leaders, more commonplace in our quality, will do well to remember two things. One is never to forget posterity when devising a policy. The other is never to think of posterity when making a speech.
It is to aid in making the arts operative rather than only positively or negatively pleasurable… it is to paint a record, in so far as I am increasingly capable, of man’s deepst capacities… I seek to paint of how form manifests its subtlest quality named ‘idea.
Praise is literal food for feminine qualities. If you want your woman to grow in her radiance health, happiness, love, beauty, power and depth, praise these qualities. Praise them daily. A number of times.
In the ’70s and ‘80s, the mentality of America was that everything was disposable. The notion of quality wasn’t important.
When I was coming up the DC Improv was considered the best Improv out there. It’s always been high quality stuff coming out of there.
Results aside, the ability to have complete faith in another human being is one of the finest qualities a person can possess.
A commonplace of political rhetoric has it that the quality of a civilization may be measured by how it cares for its elderly. Just as surely, the future of a society may be forecast by how it cares for its young.
When we radiate the warmth of our love-energy, our compassion-energy on the planet, we shine the qualities of our Source!
Kids don’t know the language of figure skating. If you ask them to do a compulsory figure, they don’t know how to, and that’s so important for the edge quality. I think that’s why the older skaters are still as popular as they are – because they have that quality that people are missing in this generation.
Your customers are judging every aspect of every transaction and rating everything, from friendliness of people to ease of doing business to quality of product to service after the sale.
Strength is natural, but grace is the growth of habit. This charming quality requires practice if it is to become lasting.
Good sense alone is a sedate and quiescent quality, which manages its possessions well, but does not increase them; it collects few materials for its own operations, and preserves safety, but never gains supremacy.
You have to get under the hood and spend some quality time with someone to understand what they’re really good at.
The core philosophy we share with leaders is that everyone can develop the qualities in themselves. We all have strengths, but where we have gaps, we can make small changes in our behavior that make a big difference in how others see us as leaders.
You cannot throw words like heroism and sacrifice and nobility and honor away without abandoning the qualities they express.
Thoughtfulness for others, generosity, modesty, and self-respect are the qualities which make a real gentleman or lady.
We often pray for purity, unselfishness, for the highest qualities of character, and forget that these things cannot be given, but must be earned.
I think it is more of an intuitive, circular kind of personality, for starters. And, as I say of horses, the secret to breeding great horses is the three Bs: bones, brains, and balance. If you look at art, it shares some of the same qualities.
Alice Walton
I think the media can be a very positive influence by essentially holding people to task about the importance of high quality medical care. And when the media is scrutinizing you, then I think that’s a very good, positive thing for the field of medicine.
I actually made a website called Y2 Combinator, which was the Y Combinator that starts Y Combinator clones. There’s a very clear difference in the quality between the companies that come from YC and the companies that don’t.
The flattery is nice, but awards don’t add up to writing quality songs.
It was chilling to realize that the sentimental qualities most valued between people, like loyalty, constancy, and affection, are the ones most likely to impede change.
Be sensitive to the qualities inherent in the medium. Paint honestly and avoid tricks.
The single most important thing in a child’s performance is the quality of the teacher. Making sure a child spends the maximum amount of time with inspirational teachers is the most important thing.
Flattery is an ensnaring quality, and leaves a very dangerous impression. It swells a man’s imagination, entertains his vanity, and drives him to a doting upon his own person.
A film that is bleached tends to have a more realistic quality.
A lot of athletes have star quality, but they just can’t perform in front of a camera. So no matter how good-looking you are, no matter what kind of presence you have, you still have to be able to be a convincing performer to become a star.
The best way to achieve surprise quality is by avoiding cliches.
Mankind: A quality of life upgrade is available to each and every one of you. It should give you a quality of life upgrade, which means no drugs, no alcohol, no fast food – unless, of course, it’s a mallard.
Protest that endures, I think, is moved by a hope far more modest than that of public success: namely, the hope of preserving qualities in one’s own heart and spirit that would be destroyed by acquiescence.
There aren’t enough people in the media creation space. There aren’t enough people making premium quality programming. That’s how we change the narrative. Because there is a lot of bad African programming out there, and it is not helping matters.
The thing that’s strange about Frank Vincent is that actors of his quality are usually big stars.
Move inwards! Contentment is a quality of your center; it is not found on the circumference. Fulfillment is when you have arrived at your real, authentic being; it is not found in the ego.
Patience is the most necessary quality for business, many a man would rather you heard his story than grant his request.
The Tibetan Buddhist realization is that mind does not have any particular qualities or attributes of its own. It’s clear – clear light.
Quantity in diet is more to be regarded than quality. A full meal is a great enemy both to study and industry.
As academics we have pretty good judgment about the quality of institutions that cannot simply be measured by counting the number of papers published or patents received. Outsiders who swoop in to count beans and make up lists based on statistics have little sense of what excellence is.
It’s just the way we’ve chosen to deal with it. What’s there to talk about The reality is that we’re undermanned in a lot of areas. We’re in the best league in the country. We don’t have to read the paper to know that all the teams we play are quality teams.
Lawdy Mama, those Friday nights when Suzy wore her dresses down tight.
There are some bad qualities which make great talents.
Man’s status in the natural world is determined, therefore, by the quality of his thinking.
Though we all have the fear and the seeds of anger within us, we must learn not to water those seeds and instead nourish our positive qualities – those of compassion, understanding, and loving kindness.
Your kindness cannot be said.
You open doors in the sky.
You ease the heart and make
God’s qualities visible.
We are racing toward a world of abundance, and we are going to be increasing the quality of life for everyone on this planet. The world’s biggest problems are the world’s biggest business opportunities.
Time control directly influences the quality of play.
Just as there are primary colors from which all of the others come forth when they’re combined, so there are primary vibratory qualities of energy and light within us.
That title, is one of the things I fought for. A lot of people said ‘But it’s stupid, and it’s the title of a comedy movie, and people won’t take it seriously,’ and I’m sure there are some people who still don’t. But for the most part, people do see that we really have a quality show.
What we need is an education system that works for every child, not a select few. This starts with providing a quality education for our youngest Americans so they can learn, grow, and become prosperous citizens.
You will have to write and put away or burn a lot of material before you are comfortable in this medium. You might as well start now and get the work done. For I believe that eventually quantity will make for quality.
Quality control is applicable to any kind of enterprise. In fact, it must be applied in every enterprise.
Quality brands never go bankrupt.
The real question, after all, is not the quantity of life, but its quality, its depth, its purity, its fortitude, its fineness of spirit and gesture of soul.
You don’t have to be the sexiest girl or the most talented person to have the X factor. X factor is something you are born with that is your own. And the moment that you realize how to tap into that quality that you have within, and how to bring that individuality out of yourself, that is when you discover the X factor.
A lot of artists fail when they try to act, and they flop. So when I get into acting, it’s going to be to do it well, something good, something of quality. I want people to say, ‘Wow, that movie’ – or that show or whatever – ‘turned out really well.’
Both Zen and mysticsm have this beautiful quality of happiness and laughter, which I think is so necessary in our modern age.
There’s something about smoking a cigar that feels like a celebration. It’s like a fine wine. There’s a quality, a workmanship, a passion that goes into the smoking of a fine cigar.
The qualities in music which I considered most important – and still do – were beauty, simplicity, originality, discrimination, and sincerity.
The object of life is not happiness, but to serve God or the Grail. All of the Grail quests are to serve God. If one understands this and drops his idiotic notion that the meaning of life is personal happiness, then one will find that elusive quality immediately at hand.
We have already begun taking concrete steps to change the structure of our economy and, as we have discussed a great deal, to give it a more innovative quality.
Youth is a quality, not a matter of circumstances.
A community to be truly community, must have a quality of unselfconsciousness about it.
Dislike what deserves it, but never hate: for that is of the nature of malice; which is almost ever to persons, not things, and is one of the blackest qualities sin begets in the soul.
Care and Quality are internal and external aspects of the same thing. A person who sees Quality and feels it as he works is a person who cares. A person who cares about what he sees and does is a person who’s bound to have some characteristic of quality.
Good governance never depends upon laws, but upon the personal qualities of those who govern. The machinery of government is always subordinate to the will of those who administer that machinery. The most important element of government, therefore, is the method of choosing leaders.
It is the deep, salty stickiness of food that intrigues me more than any other quality.
I tried to use words that were dealing with the emotional quality that any human being could recognize in the way that they felt about their country. It’s to do with the world we live in. That world is a brutal one and full of war. It’s also full of many wonderful things and love and hope
Alan Hutton and I are always fighting the corner for Scottish football. It’s a really tough league down here with a lot of quality players trying to get into the Premier League.
It is the qualities of the heart, not those of the face, that should attract us in women, because the former are durable, the latter transitory. So lovable women, like roses, retain their sweetness long after they have lost their beauty.
The techniques of kitsch, which are based on imitation, are rational and operate according to formulas; the remain rational even when their result has a highly irrational, even crazy, quality.
Is it possible to be alive, active in the world, and yet have such calm, such kind of inner openness and presence that one can lead a life, at least in part, that is an expression of that quality of meditative quiescence that’s on the one hand quite alert and on the other hand, completely at ease, completely at rest.
Arthur Zajonc
But in every constitution some large degree of animal vigor is necessary as material foundation for the higher qualities of the art.
More than all, and above all, [George] Washington was master of himself. If there be one quality more than another in his character which may exercise a useful control over the men of the present hour, it is the total disregard of self when in the most elevated positions for influence and example.
If the quality of professional materials continues to erode or even dries up, then many of us silver photographers would have to follow the digital tidal wave. It certainly wouldn’t be the end of the world, but in my opinion, having no silver material available would be a huge loss to photography.
The quality of a man’s mind can generally be judged by the size of his wastepaper basket.
I perceive everything to be constantly subjective and strange. My version of truth in what I express, it feels like that opaque quality that you’re talking about. It’s just me being legitimate.
The world is going to go self-driving and autonomous. Because a million fewer people are going to die a year. Traffic in all cities will be gone. Significantly reduced pollution and trillions of hours will be given back to people – quality of life goes way up.
My books piled up before me for my use waiting in space where I placed them, they haven‘t disappeared, time’s left its remnants and qualities for me to use — my words piled up, my texts, my manuscripts, my loves.
Blood is a juice of rarest quality.
[Ger., Blut ist ein ganz beondrer Saft.]
The best quality about Kobe Bryant? You want me to be honest? I don’t know. I’ll tell you why. I open my arms to everybody. But he never stepped forward for the embrace. So I never really got to know him. I don’t know anything about him, and it’s kinda sad.
In the past, Koreans have mostly copied other countries’ engines, and so there’s been kind of a problem with quality and a real limit on what they could do with that.
We have little choice but to move beyond quality and seek remarkable, connected, and new. Remarkable, as you’ve already figured out, demands initiative.
Apparently when we enter the Earth existence, the third dimensional reality, we exist with a façade as actors playing various roles. For some it is the adventure of the experience, the journey. For others it is entrapment in an illusion that takes on all the qualities of reality.
The businessmen have corrupted liberty by trying to propose it as a material quality.
Ergo, because of the money problem, it is probable that our orchestras will soon go down in quality.
One of the rather unedifying truths about grief is it does block out more or less everything. It has a solipsistic quality to it.
The highest spiritual quality, the noblest property of mind a man can have, is this of loyalty.
From a technical point of view, there seemed to me to be absolutely no reason why – with the existing technology – we couldn’t do very high quality audio, because whereas the boom in digital graphics is ongoing, the boom in digital audio has already happened.
The most enlightened people in the world embrace their full potential of light and dark. When you’re with people who recognize and own their negative qualities, you never feel judged by them. It’s only when people see good and bad, right and wrong, as qualities outside themselves that judgments occur.
The one thing we can do is invest in the quality of education, especially higher education.
Some students are in a hurry to begin “real” pranayama. They go right to the later stages without first laying a quality foundation, and their practice often suffers. First find out what is. This is also part of the answer to the question Who am I?
I suspect that music has qualities both of speech and writing – partly built in, partly individually constructed – and this goes on all through one’s life.
If anything, the children of Paris should be giving me even more money for having the privilege of being in the same city as my incredible quality. And so should David Beckham. Call it a Zlaritable donation.
I’m a Sagittarius, and one of our major qualities is that we’re blindly optimistic.
With a tongue like a cow, she could make you go wow.
People ask me where I get my fighting qualities from, and I have to say Serena.
As a kid growing up, I was so in sync as a fan that that served me well through the years. I can feel the game. And I try to match where the game is with my inflection, with my – the tonal quality, with getting excited.
Player I would like to sign for Internazionale? It’s easy, the strongest in Europe at the moment is Lionel Messi, so I would say him. Messi has amazing qualities, he is the best of all, number one. That is unquestiionable.
The desire which urges us to deserve praise strengthens our good qualities, and praise given to wit, valour, and beauty, tends to increase them.
Swan Lake is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training.
The main source of our wealth is goodness. The affections and the generous qualities that God admires in a world full of greed.
To have serpentlike qualities devoid of dovelike qualities is to be passionless, mean, and selfish.
One of the things that everybody knows about space travel but never mentions is its aphrodisiac quality.
I flood the Internet with what I think is quality content. That’s why I did things like giving out a song every 100,000 Twitter followers because I am just looking for ways to get my fans to hear all this music without over saturating things.
An award does not change the quality of a book.
Well sure, who doesn’t need a boyfriend? but realistically, those exotic creatures are hard to come by. At least a quality one.
Flexibility in a time of great change is a vital quality of leadership.
If America wants to make “made in America” a symbol of excellence and worth. They have to make everything of high quality, otherwise the best.
Self-love increases or diminishes for us the good qualities of our friends, in proportion to the satisfaction we feel with them; and we judge of their merit by the manner in which they act towards us.
I’m a big believer in growth. Life is not about achievement, it’s about learning and growth, and developing qualities like compassion, patience, perseverance, love, and joy, and so forth. And so if that is the case, then I think our goals should include something which stretches us.
A mind not set on God is given to wandering and lacks the quality of a temple of worship.
If what you mean by the word “matter” be only the unknown support of unknown qualities, it is no matter whether there is such a thing or no, since it no way concerns us; and I do not see the advantage there is in disputing about what we know not what, and we know not why.
An important measure of our true commitment to environmental quality is our dedication to protecting the wilderness and its inhabitants. We must recognize their ecological significance and preserve them as sources of inspiration and education. And we need them as places of quiet refuge and reflection.
In the feeding of hospital patients, more attention should be given to providing tasty and attractive meals, and less to the nutritive quality of the food.
Frederick J. Stare
What a magnificent land and race is this Britain! Everything about them is of better quality than the corresponding thing in the U.S…. Yet I believe (or suspect) that ours is eventually the bigger destiny, if we can only succeed in living up to it.
The quality of democracy and the quality of journalism are deeply entwined.
The quality of research in the U.S. is absolutely the best.
Mental staminadetermination – is a quality of the mind shattered by fatigue.But physical stamina – endurance – is built upon fatigue.
I believe that companies, doing business in a responsible and sustainable way, can help raise the quality of life and standards of living in some of the poorest parts of the world
Antony Burgmans
When the state of observation is sustained, it changes the quality of your biological structure. The nerves are steady, the chemical system has an equilibrium, and there is relaxation, equipoise. You live in the clarity of knowing who you are.
Now, most of the time you couldn’t be too sure of the quality of the drug. Although, in my experience the stuff was always of a very high quality, because back then we didn’t have business majors peddling lower-quality stuff in an effort to increase profits.
My visitors say they noticed perfumes from different companies in my fridge, and ask what I need these for. I explain that they are mainly there as historical benchmarks of quality, below which I must not and would not want to fall.
My favourite dish is my chocolate mousse. It’s like heaven on earth. It’s the best chocolate mousse that you could ever imagine. You have to start with the highest-quality chocolate.
I like good stories. Quality products and character are what’s important. Even if the script isn’t that strong, if I challenge myself with a great character, I’ll go for it.
Planning other people’s actions means to prevent them from planning for themselves, means to deprive them of their essentially human quality, means enslaving them.
See’s candy company was the first high-quality business we ever bought.
Social improvement is attained more readily by a concern with the quality of results than with the purity of motives.
But, in each case, as a filmmaker who’s been given sizable budgets with which to work, I feel a responsibility to the audience to be shooting with the absolute highest quality technology that I can and make the film in a way that I want.
Whether at home or at work, ISTJs are nothing if not reliable, particularly when it comes to inspecting the people and things in their jurisdiction-quietly seeing to it that uniform quality of product is maintained, and that those around them uphold certain standards of attitude and conduct.
Almost every single person that I’ve worked with – whether it’s been George Clooney or Robert DeNiro or Harvey Keitel, or whoever – the quality that I find that’s most consistent in most of the people is the humility.
As a nation, we must choose between the sanctity of life ethic and the quality of life ethic. I have no trouble identifying the answer our nation has always given to this basic question, and the answer that I hope and pray it will give in the future.
Quality is everything to me, and I perfect everything I do.
We think that we are generous because we credit our neighbor with those virtues that are likely to benefit ourselves. We praise the banker that we may overdraw our account, and find good qualities in the highwayman in the hope that he may spare our pockets.
There are some qualities, some incorporate things, that have a double life, which thus is made. A type os twin entity which springs from matter and light, envinced in solid and shade.
Sometimes when you work in advertising you’ll get a product that’s really garbage and you have to make it seem fantastic, something that is essential to the continued quality of life.
The quality of a good leader therefore is his vision, tenacity, and his capability.
I want to put elements from movies into TV to raise the quality of TV.
The spirit, the will to win, and the will to excel are the things that endure. These qualities are so much more important than the events that occur.
Self-pity is the most negative quality of the human spirit. Difficulties in life are intended to make us better, not bitter.
[Tom] Wolfe’s books offered a whole new world to step into, and whilst at times you could accuse him of being somewhat long-winded, he had an incredible quality of prose and a bravery of writing from the heart. He believed in being autobiographical at all times.
People are hypocrites. If you ask them what they want to see on TV, they’ll tell you they want better quality programming. And then what do they watch? ‘Gilligan’s Island.’
Assume responsibility for the quality of your own life
The quality of light by which we scrutinize our lives has direct bearing upon the product which we live, and upon the changes which we hope to bring about through those lives.
Endurance is the crowning quality, And patience all the passion of great hearts.
Reserve is an artificial quality that is developed in most of us but as the result of innumerable rebuffs.
Laws shouldn’t just be about the quality. They should also be about equity and if they’re placing a social burden on marginalized groups, then those laws need to be reconsidered.
When a man is no longer anxious to do better than well, he is done for.
The friendless, the weak, the victims of prejudice and public excitement are entitled to the same quality of justice and fair play that the rich, the powerful, the well-connected, and the fellow with pull thinks he can get.
There is one quality which one must possess to win, and that is definiteness of purpose, the knowledge of what one wants, and a burning desire to possess it.
Mathematics has the inhuman quality of starlight, brilliant and sharp, but cold.
When we read stories of heroes, we identify with them. We take the journey with them. We see how the obstacles almost overcome them. We see how they grow as human beings or gain qualities or show great qualities of strength and courage and with them, we grow in some small way.
It is all very beautiful and magical here – a quality which cannot be described. You have to live it and breathe it, let the sun bake into you.
If you’re going to play strength, you’ve got to marry that with a vulnerability and give your character some relatable qualities.
There’s a quality of legend about freaks. Like a person in a fairy tale who stops you and demands that you answer a riddle.
By giving every American access to quality, affordable health care, they will create a more competitive, a stronger and more secure America!
I’ve always done food that can work in a set time frame. The message I’m trying to get across is, it doesn’t have to take three days to do this. With planning, you can do a lot and really have quality food every day.
My interest in women’s voices started when I was in the boys’ choir and we were singing in opera choruses. That was my first close-up experience with the female soprano voice. I was amazed at how it could be within the same scale but so different in quality.
Religion is not something separate and apart from ordinary life. It is life – life of every kind viewed from the standpoint of meaning and purpose: life lived in the fuller awareness of its human quality and spiritual significance.
And good neighbors make a huge difference in the quality of life. I agree.
Rag paper, containing hemp fiber, is the highest quality and longest lasting paper ever made. It can be torn when wet, but returns to its full strength when dry.
Strengthening local airports in Iowa is important for economic development and improving the quality of life our rural areas and urban communities
All of the factors that make up a quality city – safe streets, high paying jobs, strong neighborhoods, etc. – emanate from a strong educational premise.
As a single-payer advocate, I believe that at the end of the day, if a state goes forward and passed an effective single-payer program, it will demonstrate that you can provide quality health care to every man, woman and child in a more cost-effective way.
I think listeners are hungry to hear quality.
When you’re away from home for a fight camp it’s the simple things that you miss the most. For me, that’s laying on the sofa with my daughters and spending quality family time and small things like that.
In the 21st century, I think the heroes will be the people who will improve the quality of life, fight poverty and introduce more sustainability.
With God, life is eternal-both in quality and length. There is no joy comparable to the joy of discovering something new from God, about God. If the continuing life is a life of joy, we will go on discovering, learning.
Take male strategies for success in the world. If you’ve got all the advantages, if you’re attractive and clever and all of that, you will generally go for very high quality females.
Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities. It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence. Through this alone is genius the supreme health and balance of all the faculties.
Anything worth doing is worth doing slowly.
The problem now is (that) the foods of poor quality are the ones coming in from home from teachers and staff, used for birthday parties and for things like booster sales.
Communication is a skill that you can learn. It’s like riding a bicycle or typing. If you’re willing to work at it, you can rapidly improve the quality of every part of your life.
The Aga Khan Award for Architecture seeks to make a better place in physical terms. This means trying to bring values into environments, buildings, and contexts that improve the quality of life for future generations.
I make sure that I spend quality time with my family.
My music has always been the same. It’s the same kinda music but of a better quality. For me nothing really changes just the work rate. It’s the work rate that changes more than the music.
Wretch 32
You can rest a lot in an hour or have a whole day and not do it properly. One way I get a quality recharge is to connect with nature. To experience something that’s bigger than me.
You win with people, not with talent. So the quality of the people is very important in building your team. I always looked for people with a solid value system. Then I recruited kids from a cross-section of different personalities, talents and styles of play.
To love yourself, truly love yourself, is to finally discover the essence of personal courage, self-respect, integrity, and self-esteem. These are the qualities of grace that come directly from a soul with stamina.
Once we recognize the fact that every individual is a treasury of hidden and unsuspected qualities, our lives become richer, our judgement better, and our world is more right. It is not love that is blind, it is only the unnoticing eye that cannot see the real qualities of people.
Take her away; for she hath lived too long,
To fill the world with vicious qualities.
Recognition of this kinship with the rest of the universe is necessary for understanding him, but his essential nature is defined by qualities found nowhere else, not by those he has in common with apes, fishes, trees, fire, or anything other than himself.
Quality training is what I do now; before it was a combination of both quality and quantity. Now I’m not trying to be a world-class athlete, I don’t need to train at that level. It’s about being fit, fit for life.
We are seeing some challenges and some changes in American business, American enterprise, but the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award is a reminder of things that must never change: the passion for excellence, the drive to innovate, the hard work that goes with any successful enterprise.
A true politeness does not result from any hasty and artificial polishing, it is true, but grows naturally in characters of the right grain and quality, through a long fronting of men and events, and rubbing on good and bad fortune.
The BBC’s television, radio and online services remain an important part of British culture and the fact the BBC continues to thrive amongst audiences at home and abroad is testament to a professional and dedicated management team who are committed to providing a quality public service.
Life happens from within. How aware you are of it, decides the quality of your body, your mind, and your experience of life.
How could you reach the pearl by only looking at the sea? If you seek the pearl, be a diver: the diver needs several qualities: he must trust his rope and his life to the Friend’s hand, he must stop breathing, and he must jump.
The highest qualities of character…must be earned.
Now, inventiveness and empathy, those qualities, if they’re together in the same person, you’ve got an entrepreneurial genius. But they do tend to be slightly separate.
The single most valuable human trait, the one quality every schoolchild and adult should be taught to nurture, is, quite simply, kindness.
Women of quality are so civil, you can hardly distinguish love from good breeding.
I find it striking that the quality of the urban habitat of homo sapieans is so weakly researched compared to the habitats of gorillas, elephants, and Bengal tigers and panda bears in China…you hardly see anything on the habitat of man in the urban environment.
I don’t think the physical object of a book has any sacred quality, so in principle I think ebooks are great – just another way for stories and story-tellers to connect.
The civilization of a country consists in the quality of life that is lived there, and this quality shows plainest in the things that people choose to talk about when they talk together, and in the way they choose to talk about them.
Still, there’s that faint glimmer of hope we feel when we sense, in other people, the same kind of attentiveness to life that we take comfort in. Why else would anyone watch Haneke films or read Sebald? The material is grim, but it’s redeemed by the quality of the attention.
The happiness of your life depends upon the quality of your thoughts: therefore, guard accordingly, and take care that you entertain no notions unsuitable to virtue and reasonable nature.
Courage is the first spiritual quality that you need to have.
One cannot deny that if a person has the energy to get you interested and excited, then that is half the battle won, like all the great leaders had this quality.
Political leaders can help change the psychological climate which affects the quality of relationships among people.
It does not matter whether you paint, sculpt, or make shoes, whether you are a gardener, a farmer, a fisherman, a carpenter-it does not matter. What matters is, are you putting your very soul into what you are creating? Then your creative products have something of the quality of divine.
If we … capitalize on the very real strengths of older people, then added years of life can dramatically improve quality of life at all ages.
Laura L. Carstensen
The great benefit of science is that it can contribute tremendously to the alleviation of suffering at the physical level, but it is only through the cultivation of the qualities of the human heart and the transformation of our attitudes that we can begin to address and overcome our mental suffering…
By changing our mindset and habits, we can actually dramatically change the course of life, improve intelligence, productivity, improve the quality of our lives, and improve every single education and business outcome.
Men of quality never appear more amiable than when their dress is plain. Their birth, rank, title and its appendages are at best indivious and as they do not need the assistance of dress, so, by their disclaiming the advantage of it, they make their superiority sit more easy.
What makes a gay icon is someone who possesses both masculine and feminine qualities simultaneously.
It must be quite difficult, concealing your superior male qualities behind a mask of feigned humility.” Why, Gillian, it’s that very ability that makes us so superior.
Not from the stars do I my judgement pluck, And yet methinks I have astronomy. But not to tell of good or evil luck, Of plagues, of dearths, or season‘s quality; Nor can I fortune to brief minutes tell … Or say with princes if it shall go well.
The people of South and Central Texas and the Coastal Bend need jobs, they need health care, they need water infrastructure improvements, they need a quality education, and they need the resources to keep our borders safe and secure.
Education of course is a very empowering experience, so many people who went to school also managed to improve their quality of life much faster because they could get a job, they could get money, and with money you could buy things that you cannot buy if you don’t have money.
You go to a plant not only to pat the people on the back, but to tell them about the opportunities they have to do a better job. Quality is one of the opportunities they have to do a better job.
The absence of high-quality friendships is bad for your health, spirits, productivity, and longevity.
A summons home to the nature that nourishes the best human qualities of creativity, intelligence, connection, and compassion.
The quality of our life depends on the quality of the seeds that lie deep in our consciousness.
To raise positive kids, we as parents must identify the qualities necessary for success, convince our children that they have the potential for success, and show them how to stake their claims in life.
Every day, I have new ideas. It makes my brain tired, so I spend time taking care of company quality, finding new artists, and taking care of the young artists.
This aesthetic quality, then, is what politics is all about. It’s authenticity that separates winners from losers, good politics from bad, and he-man leader-types from consultant-directed puppet-boys.
It is only by prudence, wisdom, and dexterity that great ends are attained and obstacles overcome. Without these qualities nothing succeeds.
Love is an obsession. It has that quality to it. But there are healthy obsessions, and mine is one of them.
Mfon Udoh is a good player and I’ve had him before I know the quality he has. And I believe this is a lesson that everything is all about time, that everybody’s time will come and if you’re doing well your time will surely come.
Spaghetti Westerns are really brutal and operatic with a surreal quality to the violence.
Leisure requires the evidence of our own feelings, because it is not so much a quality of time as a peculiar state of mind. … What being at leisure means is more easily felt than defined.
The only way to raise the quality of writing in school is to create, share, and celebrate the specific criteria for that quality with everybody on a regular basis.
Barry Lane
The main purpose of production is to manufacture items of good quality for daily use in abundant supply, thereby enhancing and improving the life for everyone and it is this goal that I am dedicated.
There is a fallible quality even in the greatest ones,everyone fails once in a while, be it Shah Rukh Khan or Ronaldhino
Discipline is the quality that carries over from gymnastics to acting.
After Mengistu consolidated his power in 1978, his personality gradually began to change. His ability to listen and his patience faded away. We could now see these qualities were pretences only; he had been putting on his best behavior in his bid for support.
You need to have a culture where people have very high quality standards in everything the company does, but still move quickly.
We all have a thirst for wonder. It’s a deeply human quality. Science and religion are both bound up with it. What I’m saying is, you don’t have to make stories up, you don’t have to exaggerate. There’s wonder and awe enough in the real world. Nature’s a lot better at inventing wonders than we are.
He has that uniqueness to respond to a tough situation with ease. He does not involve himself much emotionally, and that’s his quality. India are lucky to have a captain like Dhoni.
V. V. S. Laxman
If you don’t manufacture a quality product all you’ve got at the end is a bunch of expensive mistakes.
Whether we’re talking about socks or stocks, I like buying quality merchandise when it is marked down.
We will never be able to understand the terrible things that happened between 1933 and 1945 if we deny from the outset that Hitler also had human characteristics, and if we fail to take into account not only his criminal energies, but also the appealing qualities he had.
Checklists turn out…to be among the basic tools of the quality and productivity revolution in aviation, engineering, construction – in virtually every field combining high risk and complexity. Checklists seem lowly and simplistic, but they help fill in for the gaps in our brains and between our brains.
Software never was perfect and won’t get perfect. But is that a license to create garbage? The missing ingredient is our reluctance to quantify quality.
The freedom of a government does not depend on the quality of its laws, but upon the power that has the right to create them.
Oddly, the military world is one of great sameness. There is an orderly quality to life on an army base, and even the children of the military are brought up with that sense of order and sameness.
The foundation of leadership is your own moral compass. I think the best quality leaders really know where their moral compass is. They get it out when they are making decisions. It’s their guide. But not only do you have to have a moral compass and take it out of your pocket, it has to have a true north.
Don’t settle for anybody just to have someone. Set your standards. What kind of love do you want to attract? List the qualities you really want in the relationship. Develop those qualities in yourself and you will attract a person who has them.
You still get the sheer quality coming through but you’re covered.
Actresses get stupid questions asked of them all the time, like, ‘How do you stay sexy?’ or ‘What’s your sexiest quality?’ All these ridiculous things you would never ask a man.
Competition is good for consumers for the simple reason that it compels producers to offer better deals – lower prices, better quality, new products, and more choice.
John Vickers
If there is a single quality that is shared by all great men, it is vanity.
After working in cities for nearly 40 years, I am telling you that every city can improve its quality of life in less than three years, no matter the scale or the financial conditions.
The consumer is both culprit and victim of the confusion on quality.
Nino Cerruti
There remains this belief that the work itself can have an identity that can speak, whether it’s through beauty, or through ugliness, or whatever quality you put into the work. The work doesn’t have to be a transparent vehicle for you to say things about life today.
If the history of England be ever written by one who has the knowledge and the courage,-and both qualities are equally requisite for the undertaking, – the world will be more astonished than when reading the Roman annals by Niebuhr.
Contractors always pursue large profit, the customer – a high-quality end product in due time and at a lower cost. This struggle never ends, but this is natural.
If you are a middle manager avid to begin a quality initiative in a company ruled by an executive from the old school, look elsewhere for a job.
Mary Walton
I believe empathy is the most essential quality of civilization.
Quality is decided by the depth at which the work incorporates the alternatives within itself, and so masters them.
Maybe, one other match better; but if you look at the tournament as a whole, I played very high quality tennis for seven matches and raised my game when I needed to.
Nearly all educational expenditure should be considered a capital outlay, whether it provides a future return in the form of enhanced taxable income or in terms of an enhanced quality of life.
When scrutiny is lacking, tyranny, corruption and man’s baser qualities have a better chance of entering into the public business of any government.
Who you allow into the circle of your life will make the difference in the quality of your life.
Greening school design provides an extraordinarily cost-effective way to enhance student learning, reduce health and operational costs and, ultimately, increase school quality and competitiveness.
Gregory Kats
I want to grow up to be Tom Keneally or David Malouf: still in the game, relevant, putting out quality work, and paying tax aged 78 and 80.
A wonderful quality about America is that we love redemption stories. We’re quick to lash out and assign blame, but we also draw from deep reservoirs of forgiveness.
The honors and rewards fall to those who show their good qualities in action.
I am proud of all of our products across every category we’re in – hair, bath and body, face, cosmetics, baby, and men’s – because they reflect the highest quality natural, organic, fair trade, and community commerce-sourced ingredients available.
The quality of business communications has become poorer in recent years as people avoid phone calls and face-to-face meetings, I can only assume, in some misguided quest for efficiency.
If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously.
[I]f we could have devised an arrangement for providing everybody with music in their homes, perfect in quality, unlimited in quantity, suited to every mood, and beginning and ceasing at will, we should have considered the limit of human felicity already attained, and ceased to strive for further improvements.
If you want work well done, select a busy man – the other kind has no time.
Omniscience … is an excellent quality in God, but suspect in everyone else.
Jennifer Lee Carrell
There is no surer mark of the absence of the highest moral and intellectual qualities than a cold reception of excellence.
If there is horror, it is for those who speak indifferently of the next war. If there is hate, it is for hateful qualities, not nations. If there is love, it is because this alone kept me alive.
Claude Cahun
In violence there is often the quality of yearning – the yearning for completion. For closure. For that which is absent and would if present bring to fulfillment. For the body without which the wing is a useless frozen ornament. (“A Short Guide To The City”)
I use Google+, and I find the quality of the comments are very sophisticated because there is more trust inside of Google+ than there is inside of Twitter and Facebook, for example.
Discourtesy does not spring merely from one bad quality, but from several–from foolish vanity, from ignorance of what is due to others, from indolence, from stupidity, from distraction of thought, from contempt of others, from jealousy.
The whole world, as we experience it visually, comes to us through the mystic realm of color. Our entire being is nourished by it. This mystic quality of color should likewise find expression in a work of art.
The difference between style and fashion is quality.
Attention to detail and a perfectionist instinct, far from stimulating action, are character qualities that lead to renunciation. Better to dream than to be.
Love is not a quality of ‘God’- is it God’s very Essence. It is the ALL-encompassing Reality of the Never-Ending Present. It is the Core of Your Existence.
There is still a real need for good quality architecture, not paper architecture, but the real stuff.
An American of the present day reading his Sunday newspaper in a state of lazy collapse is one of the most perfect symbols of the triumph of quantity over quality that the world has yet seen.
When you’re really considering all the qualities of food, purity is right there at the top of the list. I’m unwilling to eat food that has been adulterated.
I think the quality of sexiness comes from within.
I find myself seeking out the commonalities of our different religious experiences with hopes of encouraging, through my writings, the most hopeful, loving and redemptive qualities in all of us.
How we feel about our own self, how well or little we know our own self, whether we feel alive inside, largely determine the quality of the time we spend alone, as well as the quality of the relationships we have with other people.
I need someone like me.
Economize in other things if you must, wear threadbare clothes if necessary, but never cheat your body or brain by the quality and quantity of your food. Poor, cheap food which produces low vitality and inferior brain force is the worst kind of economy.
In futsal, you see whether a player is really talented. You notice the small details in quality, class and tactical understanding.
Emma Morley wasn’t such a paragon either: pretentious, petulant, lazy, speechifying, judgmental. Self-pitying, self righteous, self-important, all the selfs except self-confident, the quality that she had always needed the most.
I was opposed to doing TV for a long time because I thought the quality of writing wasn’t very strong, as opposed to film, but there’s been a shift in term of the quality of scripts. HBO has attracted a tremendous amount of great writing talent.
As economists have often pointed out, we pay doctors for quantity, not quality. As they point out less often, we also pay them as individuals, rather than as members of a team working together for their patients. Both practices have made for serious problems.
My mother didn’t set out to surround us with white students or colleagues. My mother just sought a quality education. People have these expectations of who they think you should be. And I say it’s because they don’t really understand Malcolm X – or his wife.
The difference between players is not always the quality but their mentality.
It is not necessarily those lands which are the most fertile or most favored in climate that seem to me the happiest, but those in which a long struggle of adaptation between man and his environment has brought out the best qualities of both.
I don’t like the collusion between high fashion design and high street. You have to know where you stand. I belong to luxury fashion. That’s what I’ve always felt and embraced. I like the best quality, the best fabrics and the most creative field in fashion. I will stay consistent. I belong to this world.
The gross elements are earth, water, air and fire, with the fifth being space. Each particle of the body is made up of these five elements, which are manifested in different colors. In their true quality, space is blue light, water is white, earth is yellow, fire is red, and air is green.
We are fortunate to employ a wealth of diverse individuals throughout our family of companies, all of whom are important to us – the only criteria on which they are judged is the quality of their job performance; we do not tolerate discrimination in any form.
The quality which makes man want to write and be read is essentially a desire for self-exposure and masochism. Like one of those guys who has a compulsion to take his thing out and show it on the street.
If you think of someone’s good qualities as the umeboshi in an onigiri it’s as if their qualities are stuck to their back! Maybe the reason people get jealous of each other is because they can see so clearly the umeboshi on other people’s backs.
When people know and care about their neighbors, they show up for each other in tough times and work together more effectively to boost quality of life in all the times in between.
The first symptom of true love in a man is timidity, in a young woman, boldness. This is surprising, and yet nothing is more simple. It is the two sexes tending to approach each other and assuming each the other’s qualities.
In the end, it is upon the quality and commitment of individuals that all group movements depend.
When we imagine the power of all our sisters standing together on the shoulders of a quality education – our joy knows no bounds.
Manners are the shadows of virtues; the momentary display of those qualities which our fellow creatures love, and respect.
The quality of your life is determined by the quality of your relationships. The quality of your business is no different.
For Quality: Stamp out fires, automate, computerize, M.B.O., install merit pay, rank people, best efforts, zero defects. WRONG!!!! Missing ingredient: profound knowledge.
In celebration of this Earth Day, I encourage all Members of the House to support legislation aimed at investing in the improvement of water quality in our Nation’s lakes, rivers, streams and estuaries.
Among all life forms, there are creatures with charisma and creatures without. It’s one of those ineffable qualities we can’t quite define, but we all seem to respond similarly to.
Most people still don’t think of qualities like happiness as being a skill, that can be enhanced through training.
Happiness doesn’t come from commercial success but from the quality of work that you give back to your immediate community.
I’ve found that good dialogue tells you not only what people are saying or how they’re communicating but it tells you a great deal – by dialect and tone, content and circumstance – about the quality of the character.
The essential quality of life is living’ the essential quality of living is change; change is evolution; and we are part of it.
To gain control over the quality of experience, one needs to learn how to build enjoyment into what happens day in, day out.
I think the greatest thing about DVD is the quality of sound and picture; the real estate to put more extras on; and, my favorite point is it stores quietly in very subtle places in your home .
In a very real sense, there are only two roles in organisations: customers and suppliers. Everybody functions simultaneously in both roles, whether inside or outside the organisation the essence of good business, therefore, is the quality of the relationship between customer and supplier.
Language, as symbol, determines much of the nature and quality of our experience.
We say we want to create beauty, identity, quality, singularity. And yet, maybe in truth these cities that we have are desired. Maybe their very characterlessness provides the best context for living.
The best actors, I think, have a childlike quality. They have a sort of an ability to lose themselves. There’s still some silliness.
The intention to live as long as possible isn’t one of the mind’s best intentions, because quantity isn’t the same as quality.
Anything worth doing is worth doing poorly at first.
It’s important to me if I’m having a good time than I feel like the work is better. The quality of it is better and my level of interest is higher.
Life is not about making money. It is about enhancing the quality of life for every single being so that they go from physical satisfaction to astral satisfaction to mental satisfaction to growing spiritual satisfaction, up and up and up, all the way. It’s all spiritual.
Laboratories can reduce risk by implementing a proven and internationally accepted quality assurance technology that is applicable across the globe.
A sure way of retaining the grace of heaven is to disregard outward appearances, and diligently to cultivate such things as foster amendment of life and fervour of soul, rather than to cultivate those qualities that seem most popular.
Improve quality, you automatically improve productivity.
If you seem to yourself to be lacking in certain necessary qualities, if your character seems to lack strength, ask God to give you what you need – and He will. You can build any quality into your mentality by meditating upon that quality every day.
I think I generally try to buy the best quality and keep it simple. I don’t try to make too many decorations, too many things with it.
We think too much and feel too little. More than machinery, we need humanity. More than cleverness, we need kindness and gentleness. Without these qualities, life will be violent and all will be lost.
[On her mastectomy:] Pity is delicious. I was crazy about the pity I got. It was the best kind, too. I did not get, nor did I want, the drooling, mewing kind. I preferred something more restrained but deep-felt. Quality pity.
I’m not convinced that what are traditionally considered to be male energies or qualities or female energies or qualities really have as much to do with gender as many people think they do.
I believe in good. It is an ephemeral and elusive quality. It is the center of my beliefs, but it cannot be strengthened by talking about it.
The American people want economic prosperity, high-quality goods and low prices, all of which I support.
The two qualities which chiefly inspire regard and affection are that a thing is your own and that it is your only one.
What matters most has an ultimate metallic quality of death. The chasuble and the wagon wheel, the razor and the prickly beards of shepherds, the bare moon, a fly, humid cupboards, rubble piles, the images of saints covered in lace, quicklime, and the wounding edges of the rooflines and watchtowers.
Make yourself your role model, because people who do not have qualities depend on the qualities of others to shape their own qualities.
To pronounce something clever and honest is not such a big deal, lots of them have been said and written. For a statement of truth to be effective and for it to make people wiser, it has to be filtered through the soul of a highest quality, the soul of an artist.
Alexander Ostrovsky
Quality of character doesn’t make a leader, but the lack of it flaws the entire process.
The goal with my music is to maintain a certain honesty and quality. That sounds pretty pretentious as if I’m trying to imply no one else is doing this – I don’t believe that. I merely mean to say that what everyone else is doing easily, that is to say, creating without impediment – is sort of difficult for me.
An egoless acceptance of stuckness is a key to an understanding of all Quality.
The events in America now have the quality of things you would find out about long after the fact, and think: if only we had known. Well, we do know now. But what are we doing? Maybe a poet like Lowell brought America a little nearer to its boiling point.
I have long admired Steinway pianos for their qualities of tone, clarity, pitch consistency, touch responsiveness, and superior craftsmanship.
Many a man’s vices have at first been nothing worse than good qualities run wild.
The hallmark of intelligence is not whether one believes in God or not, but the quality of the processes that underlie one’s beliefs.
Fairies, black, grey, green, and white,
You moonshine revellers, and shades of night,
You orphan heirs of fixed destiny,
Attend your office and your quality.
A stylish throw. A good quality throw can last a lifetime and adds a dash of color and pattern as well as comfort and a homey quality.
Nina Campbell
The quality of our thoughts is bordered on all sides by our facility with language.
I look only to the good qualities of men. Not being faultless myself, I won’t presume to probe into the faults of others.
Sensation is not the conduction of a quality or state of external bodies to consciousness, but the conduction of a quality or state of our nerves to consciousness, excited by an external cause.
Without any doubt at all, teacher quality is the fundamental differentiator. Not just, incidentally, of education, but I would argue, probably the biggest single differentiator of success for the nations of the 21st Century.
I think I’m maintaining the quality, but internally I’m paying for it.
I think it’s important for the kids to spend quality time with their parents, and to see their parents happy and loving life, even if it so happens that they live apart. That’s a lot better than having them stay together and be miserable.
Your trade becomes very much impacted by the quality of your life experiences and your capacity to process them.
Find the most delicate qualities within; then treat these qualities as tiny little seeds that you would plant in your heart, with you being the gardener.
Owing to the fact he was a mute they were able to give him all the qualities they wanted him to have.
Everyone thinks I’m ethereal. But I’m not like that, you know. I’m not ethereal. Well, I might have a little bit of that quality to me, that ‘old soul‘ thing, but I’m not ethereal.
Where in the world have you seen construction people who do everything on time, with good quality and at minimal prices? Just give me one country like that. A country like that doesn’t exist in the world, you know. There’s not one such country anywhere in the world.
The outlook for our country lies in the quality of its idleness.
A tell-all book by David Axelrod, one of President Obama‘s former strategists, reveals that Obama chose Joe Biden as his VP because of his energy and enthusiasm. You know, the qualities you look for in someone whose main job is traveling to state funerals.
Pulp existed for 12 years before we got famous. Now, you could say that was just lack of imagination, but it’s some kind of quality isn’t it? Tenacity. You could also say it was sloth.
Releasing Linux versions has always been a matter of higher code quality, good software architecture, and technical interest for the platform.
Timothee Besset
It doesn’t do much good to have a quality image, whether it’s with the facility or whether it’s with the merchandise, if you don’t have real quality people taking care of your customers.
One of the qualities that all the leaders have is a voracious appetite to learn whatever they do not as yet know and understand, coupled with an openness to new experiences.
Tea is a work of art and needs a master hand to bring out its noblest qualities. We have good and bad teas, as we have good and bad paintings – generally the latter.
I don’t believe there are climate skeptics. I think there are people who indulge in a culture of what can be reduced to Fox network thinking. That has nothing to do with the politics that apply to the protection of quality of life in any sense. It’s like talking to a member of a cult.
Climbing does not mean just competition and performance. It has other qualities that are important: going on trips, meeting people, seeing other cultures.
In singing, what my voice lacked in quality it made up in volume.
Develop confidence in your innate qualities and believe that these qualities will be brought to fruition.
Daytime soap operas, which I used to adore, have been declining in quality and importance for over a decade, and I gradually stopped monitoring them.
I’m of the opinion that as a DJ you must always play what you love and ignore what’s ‘trendy‘ because true passion always eclipses what’s fashionable. Quality is always fashionable.
It’s amazing how quickly people get used to bad quality.
I do think if you aim for quality, it’s not so much about consumerism. The idea is ‘Buy less, choose well, make it last.’
Who walks around proud of things they’ve done? That’s an obnoxious quality.
Volumptuous women look good. Ignorant messages from mass media tell women what size to be, but female qualities-a softness, a soothing capacity that a woman has no matter what size she happens to be-sustain the more humane aspects of civilization.
I think we have to keep putting women’s sports in the limelight. I thought the Women’s World Cup did a wonderful job of showing the quality of women’s soccer. But we also need coverage and marketing and press and getting these female athletes to become household names.
And since the possession of qualities presupposes that one takes a certain pleasure in their reality, all this gives us a glimpse of how it may all of a sudden happen to someone who cannot summon up any sense of reality — even in relation to himself — that one day he appears to himself as a man without qualities.
When you cast somebody you cast them not only for… I look for an inherent kind of quality. You are going to be shooting 14 hour days and you are going to be tired. You are going to not necessarily be able to conjure armor or a faГ§ade every single moment.
Scientists are convinced that they, as scientists, possess a number of very admirable human qualities, such as accuracy, observation, reasoning power, intellectual curiosity, tolerance, and even humility.
If human beings can be trained for cruelty and greed and a belief in power which comes through hate and fear and force, certainly we can train equally well for greatness and mercy and the power of love which comes because of the strength of the good qualities to be found in the soul of every human being.
It is those moral and spiritual qualities which rise alone in free men, which will fulfill the meaning of the word American. And with them will come centuries of further greatness to our country.
Exercising leadership is an expression of your aliveness… But when you cover yourself up, you risk losing something as well. In the struggle to save yourself, you can give up too many of those qualities that are the essence of being alive, like innocence, curiosity, and compassion.
Startup success is driven most by the product passion, quality, vision, team-work and persistence of the founding team and the talent that the team attracts.
If your immature, I’m out the door.
… success or failure, the truth of a life really has little to do with its quality. The quality of life is in proportion, always, to the capacity for delight. The capacity for delight is the gift of paying attention.
How can the poem and the stink and the grating noise – the quality of light, the tone, the habit and the dream – be set down alive?
To find one’s special quality One must lead a life of deep humility. To serve in this way Never question but obey Is the blessing of St Aggie’s charity. – The owls of St. Aegolius
I have no confidence issues with the impact or the quality of the music. No one in hip-hop, before this point and to this point, with all due respect, has done this.
I like a boyish quality in a man, somebody who is still adventurous. But I have no rules. I do not care – within reason – about your chronological age. I care whether you have passion in your life.
This quality of self-denial in pursuit of a longer-term goal and, indeed, the willpower to maintain the denial, is excellent training for the boardroom.
John Viney
We believe in government involvement that leads to independence: good schools, quality roads and the best health care.
There is enough work for everyone. So there is no fear when I look at other people doing well. But it makes you realise that its important to ensure that you keep your quality up.
Good evening, and welcome to a private showing of three paintings, displayed here for the first time. Each is a collectorsitem in its own way – not because of any special artistic quality, but because each captures on a canvas, and suspends in time and space, a frozen moment of a nightmare.
There are a lot of different paths through the jungle, but…the simplest thing you can do is make yourself useful. Be easy to work with, be a hard worker and help people get the job done. And do it with as much passion and quality as you can.
The longer I live the more I think of the quality of fortitude… men who fall, pick themselves up and stumble on, fall again, and are trying to get back up when they die.
The world has changed – through technology, through wine-making techniques, the quality of wine is greater than it’s ever been. Whereas ten, fifteen years ago it was very easy to find lots of bad wine, it’s kind of hard now. The technology, the science – it’s like, are you kidding? We’re in the golden years of wine!
I think as the beauty industry moves forward, you will start to see more brands opening their eyes and becoming vegan. Excluding a huge part of the beauty consumers who only buy vegan, isn’t right and if you can make just as high-quality makeup, why not stop cruelty?
I compose most of my tweets with care, as if they were aphorisms – they are not usually dashed-off. Sometimes I’m surprised by the high, poetic quality of Twitter – it lends itself to a surreal sort of self-expression.
People don’t appreciate music any more. They don’t adore it. They don’t buy vinyl and just love it. They love their laptops like their best friend, but they don’t love a record for its sound quality and its artwork.
The quality of a leader cannot be judged by the answers he gives, but by the questions he asks.
Quality involves living the message of the possibility of perfection and infinite improvement, living it day in and day out, decade by decade.
Artists shouldn’t be made famous. They have this huge aura of almost god-like quality about them, just because their craft makes a lot of money. And at the same time it is a forced importance… It is man-made so the press can feed off it.
High-quality software is not expensive. High-quality software is faster and cheaper to build and maintain than low-quality software, from initial development all the way through total cost of ownership.
Capers Jones
There’s something depressing about a young couple helplessly in love. Their state is so perfect, it must be doomed. They project such qualities on their lover that only disappointment can follow.
Some songs seem to achieve the quality of a geometric object – a ball, box, or cone – and I don’t mess with ’em.
One of my foolish qualities is to jump boldly, and then think about it later.
You can’t have a high-quality relationship without time and without trust.
Quality thoughts will turn their back on you if you don’t treat them with respect.
Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism.
When you visualized a man or a woman carefully, you could always begin to feel pity . . . that was a quality God’s image carried with it . . . when you saw the lines at the corners of the eyes, the shape of the mouth, how the hair grew, it was impossible to hate. Hate was just a failure of imagination.
If US per capita income continues to grow at a rate of 1.5 percent a year, the country will have plenty of money to finance comfortable retirements and high-quality healthcare for all citizens, including those at the bottom of the wage ladder.
Only when we succeed in creating such an order under which people receive for their labor from the society not according to the quantity and quality of labor, but according to their needs, will it be possible to say that we have built up a communist society.
Associate with men of good quality if you esteem your own reputation; for it is better to be alone than in bad company.
Courage–judgment–integrity–dedication–these are the historic qualities of the Bay Colony and the Bay State….And these are the qualities which, with God’s help, this son of Massachusetts hopes will characterize our government’s conduct in the four stormy years that lie ahead.
There is only one quality that makes humans truly human and that is their will.
When you compare individuals, rather than countries, you find that education improves both income and the quality of life.
Forget your ideas about art. Make a shopping list of everything you like about what you’ve done. Include qualities that you’ve seen in your life, in the world, and possibly in art that you like. Take this list and make a work that satisfies all of the things on your list without caring if it looks like art.
Even though many people prove to be ungrateful, do not let that stop you from benefiting others-for not only is beneficence in itself a noble and almost divine quality, it may also happen that while you practice it, you will encounter someone so grateful that he will make up for all the others’ ingratitude.
I care so passionately about improving the quality of life for women and girls, not just here in the United States, but internationally as well. I am a single mom and I raised a daughter who is now a young adult.
Unless one becomes a womb one never becomes pregnant with god. One cannot conquer god, one can’t be aggressive – that is the sure way to fail. One can only surrender and allow god to happen. That’s what the quality of being feminine really is. That is the essential core of meditation.
Enigmatic – the quality of keeping silent and making people wonder if one is stupid rather than opening one’s mouth and removing all doubt.
Women who have understood fashion and style for so long have always known it’s not about having more pieces. It’s about having the right pieces and having the pieces that are of a great quality and look like you know what you’re doing. You don’t have to have a million things on.
Fortunately, when it comes to meat and poultry, I have the really wonderful situation of having producers and processors that produce and process a very high-quality product.
No verse which is unmusical or obscure can be regarded as poetry whatever other qualities it may possess.
But why,… if you have a serious comment to make on the real life of men, must you do it by talking about a phantasmagoric never-never land of your own? Because, I take it, one of the main things the author wants to say is that the real life of men is of that mythical and heroic quality.
Quality in a service or product is not what you put into it. It is what the client or customer gets out of it.
Books have that strange quality, that being of the frailest and tenderest matter, they outlast brass, iron and marble.
Courbet comes in 1849 with the intention of overthrowing past art and constructing it anew. While he speaks only of realism, of which he proclaims himself the messiah, his pictures show pre-eminently those qualities which are learned in the museums.
She had a big ole booty, I was doing my duty.
With my work schedule, it’s difficult for me to spend quality time with my dogs. But whenever I’m home, I make it a point to spend as much time as possible with my dogs.
The only thing that can set aside a law as wrong is a better law, or an idea of a better law. And the only thing that an give a law the quality of better or worse is the concrete result which it promotes or fails to promote.
There’s a certain delusional quality that all successful people have to have.
I really liked the food in Japan. There is something so organized, neat, and methodical about it. They put a lot of care and quality into their cooking. I also love Mediterranean, New American, and Italian food, because the cuisines borrow influences from all over the world.
Men, however distinguished by external accidents or intrinsick qualities, have all the same wants, the same pains, and, as far as the senses are consulted, the same pleasures.
Courage is the quality most essential to understanding the language of the world.
When you have kids, there’s no such thing as quality time. There’s just time. There’s no, ‘Ooh, his graduation‘s better than going to the mall.’ It’s all kind of equal. Changing her diaper and her winning a contest – it’s all good.
When people talk about the singularity, when people talk about superintelligent AI, they’re not talking about sentience or consciousness. They’re talking about superhuman ability to make high-quality decisions.
Germany has a very able and productive workforce. It has high-quality products that are valued all over the world. It has every opportunity to be a productive, growing state. It just has to give its entrepreneurs a chance. It has to let them make money, hire and fire, and act like entrepreneurs.
…quantity is not necessarily synonymous with quality and brilliant ideas are not a function of the number of titles printed.
Real progress cannot be measured by money alone. We must ensure that economic growth contributes to our quality of life, rather than degrading it
Selfishness is one of the principal fruits of the corruption of human nature; and it is obvious that selfishness disposes us to over-rate our good qualities, and to overlook or extenuate our defects.
Virtues are dangerous as vices insofar as they are allowed to rule over one as authorities and not as qualities one develops oneself.
Almost all quality improvement comes via simplification of design, manufacturinglayout, processes, and procedures.
The great rocks of Yosemite, expressing qualities of timeless yet intimate grandeur, are the most compelling formations of their kind. We should not casually pass them by, for they are the very heart of the earth speaking to us.
I’m more interested in the idea of role-playing in general than the idea of role-playing in art. I like the childlike quality of making pretend or the optimistic idea of pretending something’s happening when it’s not.
Freedom is the quality of being free from the control of regulators and tax collectors. If I want to be free their control, I must not impose controls on others.
One way to access the field is through the daily practice of silence, meditation, and non-judgment. Spending time in nature will also give you access to the qualities inherent in the field: infinite creativity, freedom, and bliss.
The quality of an education system can never exceed the quality of its teachers.
A combination of the qualities of the scholar, the master cook, the painter, the gastronomer, the sportsman and the pantologist, assisted by the skill of the bookmaker and etcher, will be required to compose the cookbook par excellence.
I feel like a good song is one that ticks all the boxes, but a great song is one that has this kind of special quality that just resonates with people.
I think confidence is the most appealing quality in any human being or any artist; that’s what really attracts us to people.
There are some people who have the quality of richness and joy in them and they communicate it to everything they touch. It is first of all a physical quality; then it is a quality of the spirit.
If human beings are losing every time, it doesn’t matter whether they’re losing to a conscious machine or an completely non conscious machine, they still lost. The singularity is about the quality of decision-making, which is not consciousness at all.
Under the gold standard gold is money and money is gold. It is immaterial whether or not the laws assign legal tender quality only to gold coins minted by the government.
A chess game, after all, is a fight in which all possible factors must be made use of, and in which a knowledge of the opponent‘s good and bad qualities is of the greatest importance.
If you can die, you are confused because death is a perception of something ending and something else obviously beginning, which means we’re still hung up on qualities.
The last thing I remember, I left with a girl on a motor bike that weighed 300 pounds.
I’m the company philosopher and the burr in the saddle. I’m the one who says we need to try harder, improve the quality of our products, become a part of the political process, help elect people who are good for the environment.
The quality of your life is determined by the focus of your attention.
How great a quality is horse sense! Someone has defined it as that something which keeps horses from betting on men!
It is a quality of revolutions not to go by old lines or old laws, but to break up both and make new ones.
It’s as though aesthetic value, quality, could be preserved only by concentrating on ‘absolute’ or ‘autonomous’ art: thus on visual art… that held and moved and stirred the beholder as sheer decoration could not.
No habit or quality is more easily acquired than hypocrisy, nor any thing sooner learned than to deny the sentiments of our hearts and the principle we act from: but the seeds of every passion are innate to us, and nobody comes into the world without them.
I think as long as the standard of quality, the story-telling, film-making, acting etc. etc. remains consistent, then you’ve got a good change of making a decent anthology.
It’s really about putting that sort of quality and beauty back into our life.
He has many qualities as a prince, but he is not a surgeon.
What I am teaching is religiousness, a quality. Religion is a dead dogma, fixed principles, frozen fossils. What I am teaching to you is a living, flowing religiousness – an experience like love.
A dog has kindliness in his heart and dignity in his demeanor. The finest qualities anyone can have.
Kay Francis
Beauty is no quality in things themselves: It exists merely in the mind which contemplates them; and each mind perceives a different beauty.
I will become the greatest, because all travellers have to be able to adapt. That quality, adaptability, is essential to that way of life. Not many boxers have it but I can adapt before a fight to the opponent, during the fight if necessary.
I don’t have to have the biggest house or the biggest car or the longest mink, but quality of life is really glamorous.
You need to know that you are a spiritual being so that you can do helpful things to allow your innate qualities to unfold and express.
When Doing becomes infused with the timeless quality of being, that is success
When you see me do a five-minute thing, there’s been about two years of preparation behind that. You know, I find that’s what it takes to really make it the level of quality I prefer.
Beauty, my first girlfriend said to me, is that inner quality often associated with great amounts of leisure time.
We also have people dying longer, we are able to keep people alive without much quality of life in many cases. We haven’t done a great job of making healthspan match up with lifespan, which is both miserable and unbelievably costly – and frightening.
People I admire have two qualities: a kind of simplicity, and generosity of spirit. It seems to me that the more impressive people are in what they have done, the simpler they tend to be in how they talk to you, or in what they say or write.
How in the world do you get mad at somebody for wanting to be black? That’s something for which you should get a gold star. That makes you really sensitive. That makes you a really quality person.
We all, at some point, grow old and acquire other qualities, and these can always be turned to good advantage.
Women’s strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.
That’s a very important thing in life, to be really looked upon for the qualities which you hold in yourself and not all of superficiality.
The ego is a very bad quality. Ego sees everything as sepВ­arate; it sees everything as dual. You must remove this ego and see only the Unity. Think only of Unity; think only of the basis of everything.
He knows his own faults, but also knows his qualities.
Only your customers can define quality, because it’s meeting your customers’ expectations the first time every time. Simply put, it’s performance to the standards of the customer.
I can do more than anyone suspects. I pride myself on my versatility. It took 32 years of difficult parts, second leads, villains and juveniles. The Oscar changed the quality of the roles I was being offered.
Access to basic quality health care is one of the most important domestic issues facing our nation.
Education is no substitute for intelligence. That elusive quality is defined only in part by puzzle-solving ability. It is in the creation of new puzzles reflecting what your senses report that you round out the definitions.
Selecting what gets sold in smaller shops and online is a long and artful process, it takes precision and care. The people who stock the successful vintage shops are great buyers, and you pay for their skill as well as the quality level at which they sell their clothes.
Dawn O’Porter
Americans of all ages deserve quality end-of-life medical care.
If we get a few solid festival shows then I will have no problem booking the lads for as many quality club shows around them to make a nice tour come together.
Pat Garrett
A book that bores me to tears is a book that neglects character building and quality of prose.
With all of the qualities of the scene-setting, the dialogue, the place and time and the time and place in which your characters move. And I want to move with the characters, move with them and describe the world in which they are living.
It is common, and encouraged by many journals, for research to be judged by the impact factor of the journal that publishes it. But as a journal’s score is an average, it says little about the quality of any individual piece of research.
I always use the basic quality of people to achieve what I want to achieve. That’s a different way of thinking. I always love that they do things. And when it goes wrong, well, try to correct it in one way or another.
Steadfastness is a noble quality, but unguided by knowledge or humility, it becomes rashness, or obstinacy.
It is true that a competitive market is not the whole of society. A great deal depends on the qualities of the population and the nation in how they organize the non-market aspects of society.
You could move.’ —“Dear Abby” responds to a reader who complained that a gay couple was moving in across the street and wanted to know what he could do to improve the quality of the neighborhood.
Above all, try always to be able to feel deeply any injustice committed against any person in any part of the world. It is the most beautiful quality of a revolutionary.
I think the press does, too; it’s just the few crazies and paparazzi that give them a bad name. Real writers write good things. My daughter’s a writer, and she’s a quality writer.
Cutting back on calories is not the answer to successful weight loss and successful health… you have to increase the quality of what you eat, not just reduce the quantity.
It’s not as if ten years ago, we were like, ‘I wish I could take low quality photos of my dessert.’
My job is to interpret. I’m an interpreter. I can add things and bring unique qualities to the role that the writer may not have thought of, but someone else created the fundamental idea.
Whenever you respect and admire a spiritual quality, it starts to grow in yourself.
The continued existence of wildlife and wilderness is important to the quality of life of humans.
It’s extremely difficult to come across quality material. It’s a competitive world.
Perhaps the hardest lesson of all is that there is no such thing as ‘getting it right’-least of all with the promulgation of quality.
Mary Walton
But surely, speaking carefully, we do not sense ‘red’ and ‘blue’ any more than ‘resemblance‘ (or ‘qualities’ any more than ‘relations’): we sense something of which we might say, if we wished to talk about it, that ‘this is red.’
I admire self-awareness more than probably any other quality, and I think in terms of what qualities are “good” in a person, it’s a mostly subjective opinion, so I can’t see a reason to think that self-absorption is inherently a bad thing.
I don’t think I would live outside of the Northwest. I think the quality of life in Portland is really good. People move from intense, high-powered jobs, and move to Portland, work half as much and live twice as good.
Tonight, you are hearing from the Democratic women of the Senate… We stand together on so many issues: economic prosperity, quality education for all, protecting a woman’s right to choose
When you work on a text of a lesser quality, as the interpreter or the delivery person, you are obliged to try to fill it out as you see so many people do in lesser work.
Hard work and talent are crucial to success, and intangible qualities like heart and clutch are generally real – but luck is just as important. Nobody gets to the top by accident, but nobody’s on top without some pretty phenomenal accidents of fate.
Andrew Sharp
We do not want to be giving quality sides such as Southampton, Palace, Norwich and the rest eight or nine points start and expect to get back up with them.
I use the echo effect a lot when I DJ because it allows for smooth transitions, especially at different BPMs. It also adds a studio quality to live DJ performances.
A drop of water is not immortal; it can be resolved into oxygen and hydrogen. If, therefore, a drop of water were to maintain that it had a quality of aqueousness which would survive its dissolution we should be inclined to be skeptical. In like manner we know that the brain is not immortal.
Certain people give off positive energy, others negative. It’s the quality of someone’s being, a measure of the love with which they’ve led their lives. It also reflects the inner work they’ve done, their efforts to heal anger, hatred, or self-loathing, which poison us like toxic fumes.
My son took many years to learn the simple truth. You cannot love any one person adequately until you have made friends with the rest of the human race also. Adult love demands qualities which cannot be learned living in a vacuum of resentment.
God gave me a physical defect, I’ve accepted that since I was a kid. When I was a kid people were laughing at me. But I accepted that because God gave me other qualities and I’m grateful.
Learn to invest in the best quality you can afford and wear pieces in different ways.
I started out as an impressionist and that’s all about observing – how people move, their voice quality, their attitudes and quirks.
A poem may be an instance of morality, of social conditions, of psychological history; it may instance all its qualities, but never one of them alone, nor any two or three; never less than all.
A woman’s sense of self is defined through her feelings and the quality of her relationships.
John Gray
Wonder, connected with a principle of rational curiosity, is the source of all knowledge and discover, and it is a principle even of piety; but wonder which ends in wonder, and is satisfied with wonder, is the quality of an idiot.
Samuel Horsley
Greatness, generally speaking, is an unusual quantity of a usual quality grafted upon a common man.
I hope the World War II generation doesn’t lose that quality that made them so appealing: their modesty, and the way they are always looking forward and seldom back.
…the rarest of all human qualities is consistency.
Entertainment is a sacred pursuit when done well. When done well, it raises the quality of human life.
The qualities all in a bee that we meet, In an epigram never should fail; The body should always be little and sweet, And a sting should be felt in its tail.
We have a mind, but we are the consciousness within the body and mind. I’m in my body but I am the eternal soul full of knowledge and bliss, unborn and undying. And the natural quality of the soul, uncovered from the ego and all our misconceptions, is unconditional love for the all-beautiful Lord.
the most important quality of an inept person is to rely on popular belief and hearsay.
I like my smock. You can tell the quality of the artist by the quality of his smock. Actually, I just like to say smock. Smock smock smock smock smock smock.
Whether you face reality head on and make a life change, or deny your responsibility, you’ve made a choice. The way I see it you choose either a life of abundant strength and energy, or you’re living in the gap, far beneath the quality of life you could be enjoying.
If I Had To Sum Up In One Word The Qualities That Make Up A Good Manager, I’d Say Decisiveness.
Basically, there are two things we know: Everybody has less time, and the general public is demanding better food – better in terms of quality and better in terms of flavor.
Do the right thing. It will gratify some people and astonish the rest.
Okay, so, sometimes in life, I can be a score-keeper – someone who keeps track of what he gives and what he gets in return. An annoying quality, to say the least, and I’m sure my wife has your sympathy, but it’s made me highly attuned to when and where credit is due.
A person who has power has an open mind. Their mind is open and they can see on other levels. Seeing is a quality that comes to a person who has personal power.
Henry Kissinger is possessed of a truly superior intelligence, in addition to which he has two qualities which, unfortunately, many great men lack: he is able to listen and he has a very subtle sense of humour.
Once you adopt and communicate a quality policy, stick with it, live it, and protect it. You get only one chance!
One quality of leaders and high achievers in every area seems to be a commitment to ongoing personal and professional development.
Ornamental pattern work, to be raised above the contempt of reasonable men, must possess three qualities: beauty, imagination and order.
The test of the moral quality of a civilization is its treatment of the weak and powerless.
There is nothing difficult, there is nothing complicated, only one has to have a desire to have a better quality of life.
It is of little use for us to pay lip-loyalty to the mighty men of the past unless we sincerely endeavor to apply to the problems of the present precisely the qualities which in other crises enabled the men of that day to meet those crises.
In every work of art the subject is primordial, whether the artist knows it or not. The measure of the formal qualities is only a sign of the measure of the artist’s obsession with his subject; the form is always in proportion to the obsession.
Carolyn Maloney knows how to get something done, and as I said, it doesn’t matter if she’s in the majority or the minority. It doesn’t matter if she’s chair of a committee or not, she can figure out how to get a piece of legislation passed, and that’s what is – is a unique quality.
Libraries store the energy that fuels the imagination. They open up windows to the world and inspire us to explore and achieve, and contribute to improving our quality of life. Libraries change lives for the better.
Gratitude is a quality similar to electricity: it must be produced and discharged and used up in order to exist at all.
[R]ights do not belong to men simply as men, but because of the superior qualities, physical, intellectual, moral or political, which are characteristic of certain individuals or races.
The whole idea is just to continue to make movies that I enjoy playing and that audiences are going to enjoy me in… just to put out quality on a lot of different levels.
The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.
Be able to cite three good qualities of every relative or acquaintance that you dislike.
I wish to approach truth as closely as is possible, and therefore I abstract everything until I arrive at the fundamental quality of objects.
The evil that we do does not attract to us so much persecution and hatred as our good qualities.
Some people consider the practice of love and compassion is only related to religious practice and if they are not interested in religion they neglect these inner values. But love and compassion are qualities that human beings require just to live together.
The pitch count situatio-it doesn’t matter if you throw 120 or 80, whatever. It’s the quality of pitches that you throw.
No publisher in America improved a paper so quickly on so grand a scale, took a paper that was marginal in qualities and brought it to excellence as Otis Chandler did.
The public is being spoiled by good technical quality photographs in magazines, on television, in the movies, and they have become bored. The disease of our age is this boredom and a good photographer must successfully combat it. The only way to do this is by invention – by surprise.
Genius, that power which constitutes a poet; that quality without which judgment is cold, and knowledge is inert; that energy which collects, combines, amplifies and animates.
Get past all the emotions that come along with the experience and get to the important stuff. Recognize what it is that you want, put a game plan together and take those steps to making a quality choice.
I don’t particularly enjoy watching films in 3D because I think that a well-shot and well-projected film has a very three-dimensional quality to it, so I’m somewhat sceptical of the technology.
Flaming enthusiasm, backed up by horse sense and persistence, is the quality that most frequently makes for success.
Love is a quality, not a quantity.
Women have for centuries been recognized as talented listeners, nurturers, motivators, excellent communicators. These very qualities that we once were told were unbusinesslike are precisely the qualities that business needs most to tap human potential.
Mary Cunningham Agee
What a quality of innocence people have when they don’t expect to be harmed.
My weakness is pizza, any form of carbohydrate. I like junk carbohydrates, I like cheap greasy cheeseburgers, quality french fries.
The biggest cost of poor quality is when your customer buys it from someone else because they didn’t like yours.
A high quality life starts with a high quality you!
I know so many who have married in the full expectation and confidence of some one particular advantage in the connection, or accomplishment, or good quality in the person, who have found themselves entirely deceived, and been obliged to put up with exactly the reverse. What is this but a take in?
People want to see other people who have ‘non-negotiables,’ things for which they’re willing to say, ‘This is it’ we take our stand right here.’ That’s a leadership quality which people respect.
Every time we hold our tongues instead of returning the sharp retort, show patience with another’s faults, show a little more love and kindness, we are helping to stock-pile more of these peace-bringing qualities in the world instead of armaments for war.
Connie Foster
As those who believe in the visibility of ghosts can easily see them, so it is always easy to see repulsive qualities in those we despise and hate.
Many kids and parents ask me, ‘What kind of guitar can I buy?’ It’s a great opportunity for those people to be able to buy a quality guitar that’s not necessarily a little Fender or whatever. Ernie Ball signature model guitar is something that’s more signature.
Pouring espresso is an art, one that requires the barista to care about the quality of the beverage.
I still have shy qualities but nobody would believe that, just because we’re in the forefront and I can talk a lot of mess and I can run my mouth.
If you’re building a startup or any sort of organization, take a few moments to reflect on the qualities that the people you most enjoy working with embody and the user experience of new people joining your organization, from the offer letter to their first day.
Changing the conversation about how Americans perceive veterans is really important. These are hardworking, dedicated, innovative people who deserve quality employment when they return home from their military service.
Faithfulness and character are noble qualities that God honors.
At this very moment, you may be saying to yourself that you have any number of admirable qualities. You are a loyal friend, a caring person, someone who is smart, dependable, fun to be around. That’s wonderful, and I’m happy for you, but let me ask you this: are you being any of those things to yourself?
Quality control which cannot show results is not quality control. Let us engage in QC which makes so much money for the company that we do not know what to do with it.
Quality means doing it right when no one is looking.
The primary and most beautiful of Nature’s qualities is motion, which agitates her at all times, but this motion is simply a perpetual consequence of crimes, she conserves it by means of crimes only.
I would like the whole world to be full of feminine qualities. Then only can wars disappear.
I’d say that what we hear is the quality of our listening.
Tension is an interesting quality – and architecture must have it. There should be elements of the inexplicable, the mysterious, and the poetic in something that is perfectly rational.
I chose my wife, as she did her wedding gown, for qualities that would wear well.
Beauty is a harmonious relation between something in our nature and the quality of the object which delights us.
Integrity in the Moment of Choice: Quality of life depends on what happens in the space between stimulus and response.
A man of quality is never threatened by a woman of equality.
Awareness of others is a beautiful thing. Learning how to support and encourage, and stopping long enough to pay attention to someone other than yourself, is a truly beautiful quality. There are a thousand beautiful things we can find about ourselves.
If we are prepared to invest the necessary time and effort, affirmative action can contribute to Harvard‘s quality and not detract from it.
Every aspect of personal life is radically affected by the quality of general life, and yet the general life is seen at its most important in completely personal terms.
Quality health care services must be accessible and affordable for all – not just those in certain ZIP codes or tax brackets.
No, there’s no God, but there might be some sort of an organizing intelligence, and I think to understand it is way beyond our ability. It’s certainly not a judgmental entity. It’s certainly not paternalistic and all these qualities that have been attributed to God.
It is perhaps common in the world for individuals and nations to suffer for their noble qualities more than for their ignoble ones. For nobility is an occasion for pride, the most treacherous of sentiments.
An individual is as superb as a nation when he has the qualities which make a superb nation.
The technology is getting better. There will be a day when you’ll be able to hear any music you want, anywhere you are, on demand, in a quality that is as good as when it was made. Things are moving in that direction.
The economists who have put the spotlight on teacher quality are the ones who most misunderstand it.
I’d say Carrick has the qualities of a Scholes, Andrea Pirlo and Sergio Busquets.
If we truly think of Christ as our source of holiness, we shall refrain from anything wicked or impure in thought or act and thus show ourselves to be worthy bearers of his name. For the quality of holiness is shown not by what we say but by what we do in life.
There is that doll dress-up quality of adorable teenage girl writer, and I never felt either as adorable as I was supposed to be, or as dark as the rumors, you know, “She must have slept with the editor,” and I was like, “Oh my god, I’m still a virgin.” It was very strange.
Love is a command to rise to one’s highest potential, the best and noblest vision of ourselves. Love is a reward, the greatest we can earn, granted to us for the moral qualities we have achieved in our lives.
You have to believe in what you’re doing. In the long run, you have to feel that what you’re doing, regardless of the trends, will have a lasting quality. Someday someone may pick it up and recognize that it was superior.
Science knows the qualities of electricity, but not its real essence.
Mahmoud Mohammed Taha
My quality of life here in Quebec City is extraordinary.
Literary people are forever judging the quality of the mind by the turn of expression.
I think that different actors bring different qualities to the character.
Kashmir has always been more than a mere place. It has the quality of an experience, or a state of mind, or perhaps an ideal.
Qualities I sought in a scientific theory were naturalness, inner perfection and logical simplicity from an aesthetic approach.
All men who read escape from something else into what lies behind the printed page; the quality of the dream may be argued, but its release has become a functional necessity.
I am more convinced than ever. Conceptual integrity is central to product quality.
The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it.
To my mind, having a care and concern for others is the highest of the human qualities.
Unlike physical progress, which is subject to natural restrictions, the qualities of the mind can be developed limitlessly.
When I married Wilnelia, one of the first things I wanted to know about Puerto Rico was the quality of the golf courses.
Many French directors, having now realised there was no more real criticism, that the standards of the past have gone, are very offended about the quality of film criticism.
Planned Parenthood is an organization that does not provide quality health care.
No matter how the Supreme Court rules on the constitutionality of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010, states are making progress in developing strategies to provide more access to quality health care coverage.
If you start to focus on your opponent then you see so much quality in your opponents and weaknesses in your own side. You start to put doubts in your mind. You need to respect your opponents but that’s it, no more.
Two fundamental literary qualities: supernaturalism and irony.
She can play my guitar note for note, she likes to stick her tongue down my throat.
An act has no ethical quality whatever unless it be chosen out of several all equally possible.
The quality of players at the domestic level is very low when they come to the Indian camp. From that level to reach the international level, they will have to do lot of hard work at the Indian camp.
Waiting is a state of mind that says we want what we don’t have. Therefore, with every kind of waiting we produce an inner conflict between now and the projected future. This greatly reduces the quality of our life. Are you a ‘habitual waiter‘?
You really have to be a character to serve it properly. Obviously, you’re acting, but you have to have those things in yourself, whether it’s the experience or the same qualities.
The quality of the medical care delivered, including the pharmaceutical industry, has improved a lot. I don’t think it’s crazy for a rich country like the USto spend 15% of GDP on healthcare, and if it rose to 16-17%, it’s not a big worry.
The quality of wit inspires more admiration than confidence
One of the greatest of a great man‘s qualities is success; ‘t is the result of all the others; ‘t is a latent power in him which compels the favor of the gods, and subjugates fortune.
The human overpopulation issue is the topic I see as the most vital to solve if our children and grandchildren are to have a good quality of life.
The concept of Who Am I is following me around from 2001 to 2005, I filmed high quality videos but never really serviced them to the television so I saved those and I knew that would be an incentive for the fans.
All the impoverishing effects of socialism are with us in the U.S.: reduced levels of investment and saving, the misallocation of resources, the overutilization and vandalization of factors of production, and the inferior quality of products and services.
You are not going to see me puffing around the pitch. There is a saying in Bulgaria that great quality doesn’t require much effort.
Luxury is the opportunity to experience quality, be it a place, a person or an object.
Yeah, I think we have to. If we want our shows to be – if we want the quality of the shows to be good, and we want the energy to be high, and if we want to be in good enough physical shape to do them, and not exhaust ourselves on the road, and not get stale, we have to pace.
Confidence is the most important quality in all athlete-coach relationships.
The problem with most children’s hospitals is that they are passive. They are high quality. They are filled with the best doctors. But their function is to wait until kids get sick and get referred in.
I thought I should work more on the idea that you wear a suit or a jacket because of the fun it can provide, because it’s a game, because it might even have a sexual quality.
I’m always fascinated with how a person becomes a good quality person, a productive person, and how it happened to me, because I was a terror.
When we come to the last moment of this lifetime and we look back across it, the only thing that’s going to matter is ‘What is the quality of our love?’
Obviously if there is a Chinese player that has the quality and the ability we will certainly be looking to recruit.
Love of power more frequently originates in vanity than pride (two qualities, by the way, which are often confounded) and is, consequently, yet more peculiarly the sin of little than of great minds.
Miserliness is a capital quality to run in families; it’s the safe side for madness to dip on.
If you don’t set a baseline standard for what you’ll accept in life, you’ll find it’s easy to slip into behaviours and attitudes or a quality of life that’s far below what you deserve.
I’ve found that there isn’t any correlation whatsoever between the hours put in and the quality of what comes out. Most of the Beatles‘ songs probably originated in about five minutes.
What we need to get right is not focusing on the fear associated with quantity – not enough, scarcity, and lack – and moving instead to a worldview that explores quality and connectedness.
I’m left-handed, and it’s not very easy to find reasonably priced, high-quality left-handed guitars. But out of all the guitars in the whole world, the Fender Mustang is my favorite. I’ve only owned two of them.
Bravery is not a quality of the body. It is of the soul.
When a system is stable, telling the worker about mistakes is only tampering.
Homo sapiens is a social being, and our well-being depends to a large extent on the quality and depth of our social and family relations – and in the last 200 years, they have been disintegrating.
I believe that just as everyone inherits a particular form so does he inherit the particular characteristics and qualities of his progenitors, and to make this admission is to conserve one’s energy.
I just love the delusional, hallucinatory qualities of sleep deprivation. I can’t get enough of it.
I don’t worry about maintaining the quality of my life, because every day I work on improving it.
I consider it top priority to improve water quality and increase water quantity in my community.
I’m trying to imitate Jesus in the fact that he said to be like children, to love children, to be as pure as children and to make yourself as innocent and to see the world through eyes of wonderment and the whole magical quality of it all.
Be not too great a niggard in the commendations of him that professes thy own quality: if he deserve thy praise, thou hast discovered thy judgment; if not, thy modesty: honor either returns or reflects to the giver.
We have to shift our emphasis from economic efficiency and materialism towards a sustainable quality of life and to healing of our society, of our people and our ecological systems.
Where do you come up with these zingers, Clint? Do you own some kind of joke factory in Indonesia where you’ve got eight-year-olds working ninety hours a week to deliver you that kind of top-quality witticism? There are boy bands with more original material.
If we want to really see the Buddha, we should observe his virtuous qualities. Whatever he taught, we should practise it. Only bowing to him is not enough. We need to renounce, give up, stop, so that we may see the Buddha.
If you want a quality, act as if you already have it. If you want to be courageous, act as if you were – and as you act and persevere in acting, so you tend to become.
In thought I am living wholly with Theo and Vincent, oh, the infinitely delicate, tender and lovely [quality] of that relation[ship].
Johanna van Gogh-Bonger
You can either have software quality or you can have pointer arithmetic, but you cannot have both at the same time.
It is a fact that each song an artist creates is unique and although fans tend to be loyal, ultimately the quality of the record will decide how it sells.
The primary quality that Lao Tzu seems to emobdy is humility, which is the image of water – seeking the common level of existence.
Reverence is the highest quality of man’s nature; and that individual, or nation, which has it slightly developed, is so far unfortunate. It is a strong spiritual instinct, and seeks to form channels for itself where none exists; thus Americans, in the dearth of other objects to worship, fall to worshiping themselves.
The quality of your life is a direct reflection of the expectations of your peer group.
Well done is better than well said.
First class in life has nothing to do with the clothes you wear, the car you drive or the house you live in. First class is and always will be about the content of your character, the quality of your ideas and the kindness in your heart.
A good idea has self-expanding qualities. It stimulates those who see it to add to it.
Sometimes you walk away from playing somebody and you think, “Wow that was far as from my own experience as I can possibly be.” And sometimes you walk away thinking, “Wow. There are qualities in that character that I didn’t realize I had.” And those can be both interesting and uncomfortable.
Population is a strong driver of the economy as well as the quality of the labor force.
The main quality a great third base coach must have is a fast runner.
Quality starts in the boardroom.
Some of the biggest and most popular movie stars in the world are limited or have constantly done what they do really well. Being versatile is not necessarily the greatest quality for an actor.
He had in abundance youth’s most dangerous qualities: optimism and relentlessness. He would risk everything he had to fly the plane that could carry the bomb within him.
In most of my photographic pieces I have manipulated the quality of the evidence that people assign to photography, in order to subvert it, or to show that photography lies – that what it conveys is not reality but a set of cultural codes.
There is only one person responsible for the quality of life you live and that person is you.
Humility is my best friend, I’ve always valued it above all other spiritual qualities.
See… I knew baby Marissa was quality people, look how she’s eating the head off the red-headed Artemis doll. Simi need to teach her to belch fire, then introduce her to the real heifer-Goddess herself(Simi)
I love living in Vermont and I love living in New York. Does my love for Vermont give us the right to rain bombs down on Tripoli? Of course not. There are exceptional qualities about the United States. But it doesn’t give us the right to impose our will on other cultures when they often don’t want it.
I suspect that even today, with all the progress we have made in liberal thought, the quality of true tolerance is as rare as the quality of mercy.
I believed that, if I put a chocolate on the market that was better than anyone else was making, or was likely to make, and keep it absolutely uniform in quality, the time would come when the public would appreciate it and buy it.
The really potent part of love is that it allows you to carry around beliefs about yourself that make you feel special, desirable, precious, innately good. Your lover couldn’t have seen [these qualities] in you, even temporarily, if they weren’t part of your essential being.
To radiate any quality, that quality must be within yourself.
If but a few live coals are found in a mountain of ashes, no one should be disappointed. Genius is a rare quality in this world, and there is no reason why it should be more ubiquitous among Blacks than Whites.
So, always start with a product, always start with a customer, always start with a service and how this product or service will dramatically improve the quality of the life or the work of the customer.
The most important thing is to find the balance between city and nature. I have that ‘hippie quality’ – my husband is a super-hippie Los Angeles boy – so we’ll have to make time to go to Puerto Rico, and upstate New York, and be sure we get to do outdoorsy stuff like that.
For me, it’s not about price. It’s about necessity, quality, and usefulness. Like, I have my Wet N Wild 666 lip liner. It’s 99 cents and always has been. I started using it when I was in high school, and it’s great.
Like everybody who is not in love, he thought one chose the person to be loved after endless deliberations and on the basis of particular qualities or advantages.
The moral qualities are more apt to grow when a human being is useful, and they increase in the woman who helps to support the family rather than in the one who gives herself to idleness and fashionable frivolities.
Do not lose heart, even if you should discover that you lack qualities necessary for the work to which you are called. He who called you will not desert you, but the moment you are in need he will stretch out his saving hand.
Whatever exists at all exists in some amount. To know it thoroughly involves knowing its quantity as well as its quality.
One of the inspiring things about Susan Sarandon career is that there’s a quality of real fearlessness in it – you seem to be in it for the challenge and the experience.