We’ve collected the best Active Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Rudolf Steiner, Pete Gallego, Ambrose Bierce, Sarah Hughes, Ben Edwards. Use them as an inspiration.
A robust democracy requires active participation.
The way I lived my life, I truly wasn’t an active resistance fighter.
Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor.
I’m very active, wild woman.
The Internet removed geography as a significant obstacle that formerly prevented out-of-the-way places from being active players in the New Economy.
In Colombia, women are a huge factor for reconciliation. I have seen many strong women advocating for negotiations. I remember when the paramilitary were active, there were women close to the paramilitary asking for negotiations.
Transitioning out of the military after a decade or more of service can be exciting and scary. Even more so when you have a family to support and are not experienced with the challenges of transitioning from active duty to civilian life.
I’m optimistic, and I have a lot of goals. And I obey the laws of nature: I eat, exercise, and rest properly. But mostly it’s about keeping the mind engaged. My grandmother lived to 104, and she had all of her faculties. I’m physically active and devout – just not as Buddhistic as she was.
Camfed graduates are active in their villages using their skills and resources to improve as many lives as possible. They are teaching financial literacy to marginalized women and bringing vital health care information to rural schoolchildren. Through example, they are demonstrating the power of philanthropy.
But I didn’t really enjoy my secondary education that much, probably because I am a very physical person and don’t enjoy sitting at a desk all day. I just dragged myself through GCSE and A Levels, so it suited me very much to go on to drama school, which was very active.
That’s all I ask the UFC to do: keep me active.
Just in general, staying healthy and active is important.
I suppose I have an active imagination, and writing allows me to live it out.
Objectivity is the subject subjugating the object. That is how you assert yourself. You make yourself the active voice and the object is the passive no-voice.
We live in a world where people consume most of their information on the cell phones. Anyone promoting a film or TV series is well served if they can create an active social media experience. It’s the reality of the modern world.
I think the most important thing is to keep active and to hope that your mind stays active.
I didn’t understand the advantages of staying active until I was about 27.
I don’t know, I always had an active dream life, and there’s something so profound and wonderful about a movie. It’s so alive. It’s so shared. The thing of sitting in an audience and going into a dream-like state with several hundred other people that are sharing exactly what you’re feeling is a profound event.
Mum and Dad met campaigning on the Spanish civil war. Both were active peace campaigners. They died in 1986 and ’87.
One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active; not passive observers.
If mountain gorillas are to survive and propagate, far more active conservation measures urgently need to be undertaken. The question remains, is it already too late?
Self-love, it is obvious, remains always positive and active in our natures.
I will remain active in judo.
Private-sector firms are increasingly active in the prison industry and they and the militantly unionized correctional officers, almost all unskilled labor, constantly lead public demands for more criminal statutes and more draconian penalties.
Surfing is my passion because I love being active on the water.
I like to be active in space in behind the opposition‘s midfield. That’s where I can hurt the opponent most of all.
When your entire brain is active, that means you are taking everything in through all sense perception. Your entire memory bank and your instincts are in play, so you make much quicker and more intelligent choices.
I want to help find opportunities for people to become active participants in their communities.
I definitely like to stay active. I’m a huge fan of the NBA and the sport of basketball. I love to play pick-up games in Brooklyn where I live.
Our safety and security is more important than ever, and Congress needs to take an active role in enforcing international agreements that support global security.
I’ve been so fortunate to have had such a healthy, easy pregnancy and have been incredibly active the entire way through. My favorite part is feeling the baby move – but the entire process is such a miracle.
This is the first lesson for writers – or anyone – who conducts interviews: If you want someone to talk, you’ve got to know how to listen. And good listening is a surprisingly active process. The interviewee is your focus of attention; you are there to hear what he says and thinks, exclusively.
One of my favorite activities as a priesthood leader is visiting members of the Church in their homes. I especially enjoy calling upon and talking with members who commonly are described as ‘less active.’
When you seek the presence of your creative Spirit and are filled with passion about virtually everything you undertake, you’ll successfully remove the roadblocks from your life and enjoy the active presence of Spirit.
As the proud father of two teens and past Chairman to the Presidents Council on Physical Fitness and Sports, I am committed to educating parents and especially young people on ways to live a long, healthy and active life.
I think that it is important to be gregarious, and that friendships are not just a leisure pursuit, that they are an integral part of what it is to be human, and one does better work if one has a circle of friends that is active.
I have always been interested in politics. I was in the student union before, very active.
The idea of the show is that it’s active and that children will become involved and watch the show, but also participate in the show. And I didn’t know if that would work.
Deep in the human nature, there is an almost irresistible tendency to concentrate physical and mental energy on attempts at solving problems that seem to be unsolvable. Indeed, for some kinds of active people, only the seemingly unsolvable problems can arouse their interest.
From the boys’ point of view, scouting puts them into fraternity-gangs, which is their natural organisation, whether for games, mischief, or loafing; it gives them a smart dress and equipments; it appeals to their imagination and romance; and it engages them in an active, open-air life.
There is no question that al-Qaida operatives are currently active in Iraq. A premature exit before the threat they represent has been dealt with would endanger America and the prospects of eventual peace in the Middle East.
Remembering who I am is a really active task for me. And I often have to tell myself, ‘You’re a graduate student,’ ‘You’re a daughter,’ et cetera, in situations where I’m supposed to behave like one.
I would say the most help I got was from my dad. My dad is a civil engineer in Switzerland; he’s 90 years old now, so he’s no longer active as a civil engineer, but still a very active person.
Beginning with adolescence, my political formation was oriented in the ideological direction of Marxism. It was natural, being that my thinking was influenced by an atmosphere of active critical resistance. That was the way it was during all of the dictatorship and up to the Revolution of 1974.
Active people don’t change the world profoundly; ideas do. Napoleon is less important in world history than Jean–Jacques Rousseau.
For scholars and laymen alike it is not philosophy but active experience in mathematics itself that can alone answer the question: What is mathematics?
When someone gives 60 days’ notice, they’re able to play an active role in identifying and training their replacement.
Mind you, the limelight exists anywhere in the world. When you’re not in the U.K., it can be as active somewhere else in the world, and for me, that’s more or less been the case, so I never dropped out of the limelight in that sense.
Passive righteousness tells us that God does not need our good works. Active righteousness tells us that our neighbor does. The aim and direction of good works are horizontal, not vertical.
Industrial capitalism brought representative democracy, but with a weak public mandate and inert citizenry. The digital age offers a new democracy based on public deliberation and active citizenship.
In my position, I could be a debutante. But we only got to this position by being a politically active family.
When you become active in the system and communicate to your representatives, and they don’t vote in accordance with your values, your responsibility is to support candidates who will.
I think, Larry, one of the things is I’m a very active person.
The goal of modern propaganda is no longer to transform opinion but to arouse an active and mythical belief.
In the seventies we had to make it acceptable for people to accept girls and women as athletes. We had to make it okay for them to be active. Those were much scarier times for females in sports.
I shall confess at the outset that it was only shortly after the beginning of this century that I entered active life – with a somewhat precocious capacity for involvement.
Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time, and that stillness without which literature cannot be made.
We are – each and every one of us – unlearning misogyny. It’s going to take some time. But be aware and active of your prejudices. Notice when they kick in and resist. Fight to stay soft and open. Step back and squint hard.
The mental body, like the astral, varies much in different people; it is composed of coarser or of finer matter, according to the needs of the more or less unfolded consciousness connected with it. In the educated it is active and well-defined; in the undeveloped it is cloudy and inchoate.
I am retired from all my official roles, but I am still very active. I have close relationships at the U.N. I don’t have any role at the U.N, but I’m still quite cooperative with a number of U.N. activities, in particular to China and that region.
We’re working out, watching Netflix and learning to play instruments. I think we’re doing a lot of self-development, and also just trying to stay active.
If you feel rooted in your home and family, if you’re active in your community, there’s nothing more empowering. The best way to make a difference in the world is to start by making a difference in your own life.
I have encountered those who feel that libraries have served their purpose and are no longer needed. There are those who consider them a soft target when it comes to local authority budget cuts. In certain political quarters, there is a refusal to see that our public library service needs active protection.
In real life, I am not a lonely person; I have lots of good friends and am active socially. But there are certain aspects of my life when I have felt very alone, utterly alone, and one of them is when I am performing on my own.
To avoid being mistaken for a sellout, I chose my friends carefully. The more politically active black students. The foreign students. The Chicanos. The Marxist professors and structural feminists and punk-rock performance poets.
I do exercises on my Wii. It’s nice to have games that keep you active. It’s an excuse to play video games.
I’m lucky enough to lead a very active life, so I’m always on the go.
I was baptized as an infant. I was confirmed as an adolescent; I was active in my church‘s youth group and in my university student group. I was married before the church’s altar; trained at the church’s seminaries, ordained deacon and priest at age 24.
One of the things I did to make myself feel better is that I kicked up my running even more. I knew that I had to stay active, that I had to keep living as if my life was actually going to unfold naturally because when you stop, when you freeze, and you think about it, that’s when the demons come and can drag you down.
We need a mobilized and active civil society using its purchasing power to demand sustainable products and practices. It is also essential that governments commit to the future, creating fiscal and regulatory conditions for sustainable policies to thrive.
Unconditional love really exists in each of us. It is part of our deep inner being. It is not so much an active emotion as a state of being. It’s not ‘I love you‘ for this or that reason, not ‘I love you if you love me.’ It’s love for no reason, love without an object.
Six hours a day I lived under school discipline in active intercourse with people none of whom were known to those at home, and the other hours of the twenty-four I spent at home, or with relatives of the people at home, none of whom were known to anybody at school.
Television is, in many respects, a passive medium: people receive information without really exchanging ideas with others. By contrast, the Internet can be an active medium, allowing individuals to use e-mail, discussion groups, and even Web sites to engage with one another.
The development of civilization and industry in general has always shown itself so active in the destruction of forests that everything that has been done for their conservation and production is completely insignificant in comparison.
A lot of Ivy League schools have presidents who are very politically active. And I don’t think it has an impact on whether a student chooses a school or a donor gives to a school.
My parents knew if they kept me active, I’d stay out of trouble.
I think the best learning is done with active manipulation. And we need to be able to work with our hands; it’s not just about using our brains.
I hate all the terrorists in the world, whatever the purpose of their struggle. However, I support every active civil revolt against any occupation, and Israel, too, is among the despicable occupiers. Such revolt is both more just and more effective, and it does not extinguish one’s spark of humanity.
The trick is: how do you talk about natural selection without implying the rigidity of law? We use it as almost an active participant, almost like a god. In fact, you could substitute the word ‘god’ for ‘natural selection’ in a lot of evolutionary writings and you’d think you were listening to a theologian.
A lot of fighters get frustrated when they’re not active.
I am a Leo, and I love to be active and creative.
I’m not very active politically. The causes I work on offer immediate, practical, accessible help, and politics has never meant that to me.
I just try to keep myself positive and really active.
Memory in youth is active and easily impressible; in old age it is comparatively callous to new impressions, but still retains vividly those of earlier years.
I feel very happy to be living in Berkeley because there are a lot of people who are politically active here.
The good thing about kids is they want to be mobile; they want to be running around nonstop. They want to play. They want to be outside. So they’re inherently more active than we are, because we get much lazier as we get older. Part of being a parent is keeping up with your kid.
Goethe died in 1832. As you know, Goethe was very active in science. In fact, he did some very good scientific work in plant morphology and mineralogy. But he was quite bitter at the way in which many scientists refused to grant him a hearing because he was a poet and therefore, they felt, he couldn’t be serious.
My interviews are very pointed. I’m an active participant; I will kindly interrupt people. But I’ve learned there is nothing people won’t tell you if you ask in a compassionate and legitimately interested way.
I’ve been very active all my life. I was a combat instructor in the Israeli Army.
I’m actually very active.
I simply love coming to Chennai. My wife always complains, saying, ‘You literally run at the mention of Chennai – I wonder what it is about that place!’ I love how everyone is active here 24/7. Even at 5 A.M., there are people going about their day. Also, I love how respectful and polite Chennaiites are.
I eat a balanced diet. The secret is to watch your portions, but I also work out a lot. Working out a lot isn’t necessary, but I am very active, and my body can endure intense workouts.
I’ve always been on the side of science that tries to help man. I play an active part with the foundations I’m involved in. Science gives hope.
I’m active, but I just don’t like being hungry or feeling like I’ve deprived myself. I want to enjoy life.
The Word of God is active, energizing, sharp and powerful like a two-edged sword.
Eating well and staying active is the necessary base to a clear complexion and a healthy body and mind.
I have several businesses that revolve around fighting: the training centres, the clothing line and all that stuff. I’ll probably be involved in the sport in some way shape or form, and I’ll continue to train and be active and do the things that I love to do.
I think social media has reinvigorated people’s enthusiasm to be active and to engage.
The real or supposed rights of man are of two kinds, active and passive; the right in certain cases to do as we list; and the right we possess to the forbearance or assistance of other men.
Pictures of Amazons on vase paintings always show them as beautiful, active, spirited, courageous, and brave.
I didn’t have an incredibly active social life as a teenager. I always wished it was a little bit more exciting than it was.
I guess I compete in everything I do, but it’s always good to get out and be active and find an outlet for all of that pent-up aggression you had as an athlete.
After 21 years, six months and 10 days of active military service, I am now a civilian.
I always say I was a liberal, but I wasn’t active in politics. I just assumed I was a liberal because I was black and I was a woman. And I know now that sounds really foolish, but I had different priorities.
I enjoy being active; it’s part of my lifestyle.
I’ve been a National Front member since I was 17, and active supporter for a long time.
I’m a civic busybody and I’ve been blessed with an active career.
I moved right to L.A., and I had a year of active unemployment. I had 50-something auditions for 50-something different projects, testing and doing callbacks, and could not get hired. And then, almost a year to the day of being out in L.A., I booked my first job, and then I started booking something every other month.
I didn’t vote, exactly. This is the first time I’ve been politically inclined and active, and I think Donald Trump is a tremendous president. And I wanted to be educated. I wanted to do a deep dive before I started going out there and saying stuff as opposed to other people who mindlessly vote.
Reading is an active, imaginative act; it takes work.
My parents were very active in the Civil Rights Movement. My father was a Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) worker; my mother was a secretary with the Panthers.
Most women don’t play like guys do: they don’t wrestle, fight, get into brawls. They don’t know how to express themselves in a physical, active way.
My life is so active, and I’m fighting the whole day that I don’t have any aggressiveness or any energy outside of fighting. I’m the most chill couch potato you could ever meet.
Flying is the only active profession I would ever continue with enthusiasm after the War.
My mother and father were visionaries in Pittsburgh, part of that collective of people who were creative and active together, and I am a product of that community and those relationships.
I’m very much engaged in the political battles. But I’m doing it as a supporter of Republicans… rather than as an active candidate.
I love food but due to my active lifestyle, have never been fat or flabby.
Certainly I was a very religious child, a deeply weird and very emotional child, an only child with lots of imaginary friends and a very active imagination. I loved Sunday school and Bible camp and all that. I had my own white Bible with Jesus‘ words printed in red in the text; I even spoke at youth revivals.
And still the time, especially in the economy, is very tough, very difficult. It’s necessary to be active still, to work, to fight, to make our economy more competitive.
The only way you do anything is to become really active. And the most effective way to get your message to your elected representatives is to make campaign contributions and develop relationships with them.
At the same time, television theatre became more visibly active.
In order to continue in office, any government (not simply a ‘democratic‘ government) must have the support of the majority of its subjects. This support, it must be noted, need not be active enthusiasm; it may well be passive resignation as if to an inevitable law of nature.
I’ve been active in animal rights and all kinds of environmental stuff and children’s charities over the years.
The parental, and filial affections seem to be as ardent, their sensibility and attachment, as active and faithful, as those observed to be in human nature.
Issues like immigration, police brutality, and other onerous laws put in place by local and state governments are prime avenues for active clergy to work with their parishioners on the issues that affect their daily lives.
Intelligence officers are a peculiar lot. Whether they are active or retired, their brains are wired for a completely different way of seeing the world around them.
Doing nothing would stress me out. So I am still pretty much active practicing judo with my friends, who are former judo athletes, to maintain our fitness as well as the friendships among us. In my spare time, I usually go jogging around the Gelora Bung Karno stadium or head to the gym.
Men must necessarily be the active agents of their own well-being and well-doing they themselves must in the very nature of things be their own best helpers.
Absolutely the worst thing about this job is the travel and being away from family. I have a wife and three wonderful children, the kids are all active in sports and it’s very difficult to up and leave and miss them growing up.
In the daytime, I was studying at school and in the evenings, I was a stage kid. I was trained in theatre and public speaking. I was a really active kid.
I do have a peripatetic and active intellectual curiosity.
I’ve always loved being active, and I used to do sports – basketball, soccer, volleyball – growing up.
I haven’t had to make a decision between ‘my brand‘ and money. Everybody seems to get what I’m going for: the healthy lifestyle, staying active, being young and youthful.
The trunk of a tree is like a community where only one generation at a time is engaged in active business, the great mass of the population being retired and adding solidity and permanence to the social organism.
I went to Afghanistan in ’96 to write about terrorist training camps south of Jalalabad and Tora Bora, in the mountains. I was there right before the Taliban took over, literally a few weeks before they took Kabul. The frontline wasn’t terribly active, but it was definitely there. And they swept into power.
Companies need to be very active in formulating public policy – not as a substitute for government, but as a supplement.
I have a pretty active presence on social networking sites, and every day there are messages from so many young girls telling me that they are happy B-Town has curvy women like me. I feel you should be happy the way you are. Of course, fitness is important, but not to the extent of obsession!
At the end of the day, one of the most politically active voters in the country, seniors, will know who stood with them and who didn’t.
I’m not a sedentary person. I’ve always been active.
If my colleagues stop eating donuts and are more active, it saves me money on next year‘s insurance premium, and I get to work with people who have more energy and creativity each day. Yet most organizations fail to make health a cultural priority. Instead, they treat healthcare like any other expense.
I don’t like political poetry, and I don’t write it. If this question was pointing towards that, I think it is missing the point of the American tradition, which is always apolitical, even when the poetry comes out of politically active writers.
I am active in brain storming with our people, our strategists, in Thailand.
I was always active on stage – taking part in dance competitions, skits, and plays.
Freedom Summer, the massive voter education project in Mississippi, was 1964. I graduated from high school in 1965. So becoming active was almost a rite of passage.
I’m Harvard-educated; I’m an economist by training. I’m an author, a journalist, as well as being active in community development.
I think, when people hear the word ‘philosophy,’ they think of Plato and a bunch of people sitting around in their robes pontificating about life and how it should be. But really, somebody who is an active philosopher should not only be thinking of these things but putting them into practice.
I realize that, to many readers, Hard Fantasy may seem to be a contradiction in terms. Fantasy, according to most generally recognized definitions, differs from both ‘real world‘ fiction and ‘science fiction‘ in that magic or magical creatures are active elements.
I think it eminently proper that a president should retire from active politics, and equally proper that he should be able to live in quiet independence.
I personally am very active with the women’s prison association, and I designed a locket, and 100 percent of the proceeds go to the women’s prison association.
I have the choice of being constantly active and happy or introspectively passive and sad.
I feel alive, fit and active. I have no plans for retirement. My only concession to getting a little older is that I like to have a cat-nap in the afternoon. After that, I can push on through anything.
No day is alike – I do many other things, and I’m very active in the environmental movement.
I love to draw and paint. I’m very active in that way, but I’m not very good with the written word, though.
My father, Melvin van Peebles, and my mother were both very active politically when I was a kid. The first time I was allowed to stay up late was to attend a demonstration.
I don’t want to play the girlfriend who’s there because she’s the girlfriend. And. That’s. Her. Job. I want to play women and girls who are active and strong and who have a character arc and make decisions and have a rich background.
The CIO put up half a million dollars for Roosevelt‘s 1936 campaign and provided him with an immense group of active labor workers who played a large part in the sweeping victory he won at the polls.
After my touring life, I’d love to be more involved with charity. It gives me a lot of fulfillment, you know? I would love to get people who are into my music more active in charity work. In the future, when I have more time, I’d love to do spend more time on that.
The United States has an active pharmaceutical industry that has brought huge benefits to the U.S. public. Most Americans, who benefit from these advances, have little understanding of how difficult it is to create an important new medical therapy and make it available to improve public health.
It is necessary to take an active part in politics to observe how often the welfare of the party organization is put before the issues, even before the welfare of the commonwealth.
I wasn’t an active feminist in the ’60s, never have been.
The concept of active cooperation has taken the place of opposition to the new form of government and of dreamy resignation entranced with the beauty of times past.
I have a great life and I’m super active.
Studies show that children of divorced parents can have outcomes as positive as those coming from intact homes, provided the father remains financially supportive and active in his children’s lives.
You would get some fantastic syntactical phenomena. You would hear people talking in Barbados in the exact melody as a minor character in Shakespeare. Because here you have a thing that was not immured and preserved and mummified, but a voluble language, very active, very swift, very sharp.
No civilized society can long exist, with an active power in its bosom that is stronger than the law.
I’ve always taken care of myself since I was young. I’ve always been active and eaten really well.
Dr. Esserman, who directs the Carol Franc Buck Breast Care Center, is one of only a few surgeons in the United States willing to put women with D.C.I.S. on active surveillance instead of performing biopsies, lumpectomies or mastectomies.
I feel I have a great responsibility to be an active Latina. I’ve been rallying for DACA, and in the summer, I’ll be rallying again so that people are aware that if certain senators are elected they can help impeach Donald Trump.
The fact that the internet is so active; people can now speak to me indirectly.
I have a little studio in Chinatown, and I sometimes go there and rearrange my brushes. But I would have to stop acting altogether in order to become a painter. At the moment, I’m still interested and active as an actor and director. Besides, I rather think acting and painting are all part of the same creative urge.
My husband has an outstanding record in promoting opportunity for women and the women that he surrounds himself in his staff and the women that he has promoted throughout his career. He’s the father of three daughters. He’s obviously a husband who’s been very supportive of a very active wife with her own career.
Good Viking genes, being vegetarian and having rowdy dogs and kids definitely keep me in shape. Not eating meat gives me the energy I need to keep up with work, family and travel – I’m very active.
In 1964, I tried to convince my grandfather, who was active in the New York City firefighters union, to vote for Barry Goldwater over Lyndon Johnson because at the time I thought his approach to limited government was right on.
I’ve always been a very active person.
I would advise you to write, my dear friend, because with your active nature, solitude is simply intolerable to you, and after some time your solitude would become perhaps attractive if you were to people it with creatures of your own fancy.
I’ve found that luck is quite predictable. If you want more luck, take more chances. Be more active. Show up more often.
One thing Republican leaders, regardless of whether they love us or they hate us, have got to understand is there’s no way in hell there will ever be another Republican president without the active engagement of the Tea Party masses and support of the Tea Party masses.
Historically, it has required a combination of favorable employment trends and active government intervention to lower the percentage of people in poverty and raise living standards for the working middle class.
If I weren’t skateboarding, I’d love to race cars. I like anything that’s fast and active.
Finally, I also come in recognition of the great work that has been undertaken by the NGOs and UN agencies that have been active for many years here, especially through the local staff and international staff here in Somaliland and in Somalia at large.
All I can say to you, if you look after your health, eat the right stuff, do enough exercise, keep your mind active, you might be around when you’re 100 having this conversation with someone.
My father was a rather active guy, and he was often engaged in something if not physically, then mentally.
I’ve been extraordinarily fortunate that I’ve been able to go live a very active, stressful life. And I don’t believe that my heart disease changed me for the worst.
Think about it: Look at the strides of awareness and treatment and tests that women have had with breast cancer, that the gay community has had with AIDS, because they’re active and they talk about it.
My conscience is really active. So I feel bad about spending excess amount of money on things.
Chaos magic is the idea that a particular set of beliefs serves as an active force in the world. In other words, we choose what and how we believe, and our beliefs are tools that we then use to make things happen… or not.
I was very active in the peace movement, still am.
The printed page conveys information and commitment, and requires active involvement. Television conveys emotion and experience, and it’s very limited in what it can do logically. It’s an existential experience – there and then gone.
Within a lot of African-American households, I think, there’s an idea that black men don’t want to take an active participation in the lives of their children. That if they do, there has to be some sort of ulterior motive.
Immigrants use debt intelligently. They understand the difference between active debt: creating a business, or something to make business better, and dead debt: buying that new sports car or the 60 inch television. Those things don’t lead to the good life. They delay getting it.
The first step is to distinguish the loving parts of your personality that are active from the frightened parts of your personality that are active – in other words, to learn to distinguish love from fear in you. The second step is to choose love, no matter what.
China is beginning to act more like a world citizen. We need China to be more active on the world stage. For example, we should want China to be a bigger participant and a bigger shareholder in the IMF. We should want it to be an even more active participant in the G8 and G20.
I love sports. I love being active. I love challenging myself. I was a jock growing up from the time I could walk.
I love being active.
It’s all about the choices we make as a society. We can choose to have poor schools and parks and higher tuition at Rhode Island‘s colleges. But we should make an active choice.
I don’t think NRA members are bad people at all. I think they’re responsible gun owners that want to become politically active and make their voices heard in this democracy.
I like to have a balance. Obviously I go out with my friends, but I love to just stay at home and read and hang out. I’m really good at just lounging and being relaxed. And then I love to stay active as well.
I love being active.
As a medium, electronic screens possess infinite capacities and instant interconnections, turning words into a new kind of active agent in the world.
Only a few years after building a federal system that cleared the way for equal opportunity, Republicans faced a racist and xenophobic backlash against an active government – and they folded. By the 1880s, the party’s leaders had abandoned their message of opportunity and tied themselves to big business.
I had learned that science is a rewarding, active process of discovery, not the passive absorption of what others had discovered.
Men’s moral principles are weak enough without their being made subordinate to selfishness; and their selfishness is quite active enough, without any such effort as Christianity makes to constitute it the mainspring of all their conduct.
My mother was a very positive thinker; she was always active, always doing something good.
I’m active – I like playing football, but I’m not very good. I like running, but I’m not really fast.
A mind too active is no mind at all.
But active programming consists of the design of new programs, rather than contemplation of old programs.
I grew up very active, and my parents made me try every single sport there was.
Science regards man as an aggregation of atoms temporarily united by a mysterious force called the life-principle. To the materialist, the only difference between a living and a dead body is that in the one case that force is active, in the other latent.
I’m an actress and mom, and I probably don’t have enough of an active spiritual life. And I don’t know why people run around calling themselves by the names of religions when they don’t actually practise them.
The field of quantum valence fluctuations was another older interest which became much more active during this period, partly as a consequence of my own efforts.
If you feel well and happy, your face will reflect this, but if you are down in the dumps and having a miserable time, your face will soon show this, too. In fact, you get the face you deserve by the time you’re forty, and one of the keys to looking and feeling younger is being active.
I know from my own parents how important active older people are to a local community.
I have been privileged to have the opportunity to work with many of African American fraternal and social organizations that are active in my congressional district. They all do important work that makes a tangible difference to the quality of life in our community.
The characters you refer to as predatory and unsavory are useful. They’re the ones who make a novel into a thriller. They’re active, and most of the common virtues, the signs of a good person, are not.
I don’t just want a better deal for Britain. I want a better deal for Europe too. So I speak as British prime minister with a positive vision for the future of the European Union. A future in which Britain wants, and should want, to play a committed and active part.
Active creation is conceived as a transitive action in which there is always presupposed an object about which the agent is concerned; it is virtually but not formally transitive because it makes, not presupposes, an object.
I have hobbies. I like being active. I like to surf a lot, play a little bit of golf.
I’m a pretty active person. I love yoga, crossfit, Zumba, and got to get that occasional hike in at Runyon Canyon when I can. I also love mentoring youth.
We need a liberal agenda in which government resists the temptation to interfere in the lives of individuals but is equally determined to play an active role where creative action can advance the liberties of all.
I had a spectacular four years as OpenTable CEO and remain an active executive chairman. I think, for me, some of the interesting observations there are, you know, global is important, mobile is extremely important. And then, network businesses are very attractive.
We must look for ways to be an active force in our own lives. We must take charge of our own destinies, design a life of substance and truly begin to live our dreams.
Men should stay active and healthy, and even when they aren’t active, active wear is so comfortable.
We were a very politically active family. My father was one of the first lawyers in South Africa to have a black partner, so I grew up very aware of the struggle going on. Coming from that background, it really gave me chills to have my music be a part of the election of the first black American president.
We in the small developing countries are beginning to understand that our own citizens share a common fate requiring the active role of government to ensure that every citizen has a chance and means to participate productively within the society and to curb society’s dangerous encroachment on the physical environment.
I have a very active social life. It may look glamorous, and it is, but it also takes an enormous amount of time.
I’m a big foodie, I do a lot of yoga – I love yoga – I love running… I just enjoy being really active, and traveling.
My wife Kris and I enjoy keeping an active lifestyle, so it’s hard to imagine what it would be like if breathing problems kept me from participating in the activities I love to do. But that’s exactly what happens to many people who develop COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
One is that we stand – my two confreres and I – in some degree as representatives of a great number of fellow workers over the entire world, who are enthusiastically active in this field of ours.
I think I have a great deal of self-hatred, a profound feeling of fraudulence, of being detestable and evil. It’s only a part of me, but it’s there, and it’s active.
I’m just trying to keep my mind and my body active. The tough part about it is that physically I’m sort of limited.
Shareholder activism is not a privilege – it is a right and a responsibility. When we invest in a company, we own part of that company and we are partly responsible for how that company progresses. If we believe there is something going wrong with the company, then we, as shareholders, must become active and vocal.
We have to choose every day to be active participants. To wake up in the morning and choose this life and make something of it is an incredible thing. Not many living creatures have that option. We have so many opportunities and options – it’s a huge burden, but it’s also the most freeing part of our lives.
I grew up playing basketball and baseball. I’ve always been active because my dad played professional football, so sports and working out have always been a part of my life.
The hero, the mythical subject, is constructed as human being and as male; he is the active principle of culture, the establisher of distinction, the creator of differences.
Classrooms keep getting set up more and more around the verbal and less around the kinesthetic and active. They are increasingly becoming environments that favour the girls’ brain.
I had served in the Republic of Korea in the early ’80s while I was on active duty as a director of intelligence for U.S. forces Korea, and kind of followed developments on the peninsula ever since.
I clearly believe a lot more than some of my coalition colleagues – Tories – in redistribution and using the tax system for that purpose. I also believe in the government having an active role in the economy, which is having an industrial strategy. I’m not a believer in laissez-faire.
Washington‘s defeat in 1754 was followed by active military preparations on both sides.
I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.
You must be active; you must be positive, even if things don’t go the way you want them to.
Fortunately, I have been very healthy all my life and very active all my life and have enjoyed an active lifestyle.
Few men have led a more active life – bodily or mentally – from a constitutional anxiety for regularity, precision, and order, during fifty years’ business career, from which I had retired.
When government – in pursuit of good intentions – tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.
The developing countries must be able to take a more active part in trade negotiations, through technical assistance and support from the developed countries.
Brain surgery couldn’t happen without the patient’s own active voice to guide the work. The patient is part of the surgical team here, perhaps the most important part, and above all, that’s what makes neurosurgery different.
I’m always trying to do something active because I love it.
Maverick is a word which appeals to me more than misfit. Maverick is active, misfit is passive.
I think it would be more beneficial to protection of species if we could focus our efforts rather than paint a broad-brush area that is so enormous that active management is very, very difficult.
Before the Second World War, L’Oreal in France was an active supporter of the French fascists. The cosmetic group’s founder Eugene Schueller was an active member of the ‘Cagoule’ group, committed to the violent overthrow of the Third Republic, and hosted meetings at Oreal headquarters.
I dance a lot and I run and do yoga and play field hockey and tennis. I like to be active. I don’t always have time for that stuff, but I do always feel better afterward.
I am a very active audience member. I want to be moved. I want to be confronted. I want to feel.
All the evidence that we have indicates that it is reasonable to assume in practically every human being, and certainly in almost every newborn baby, that there is an active will toward health, an impulse towards growth, or towards the actualization.
High-level political wives are by no means new. In the 18th and 19th centuries, when patricians dominated British political life, it was common for politicians‘ spouses to play an active political role.
People define Christianity differently. I think a large portion of our population are Christians, they’re not all growing in their faith, they’re not all active, but I believe that a lot of people believe in Jesus and believe that he is their Lord and Savior.
I have always been an active part of my community.
When I was young, I never thought I was going to be a writer! I was academically orientated and active at sports, but I didn’t have one creative bone in my body.
There is no better source of real-time news than Twitter. With the constant sharing of news and information, if you’re an active Twitter user, there’s nothing happening, big or small, that you won’t know right away.
In high school, I was very active in extracurricular activities such as art, theatre, and choir. I also wrote for the school newspaper, but not regularly, because I never liked writing non-fiction very much.
We live inside the atmosphere of an active star.
I think our slow, humble beginnings in surf shops, ski shops, bike shops, and motorcycle shops have been extremely important for our success. GoPro is all about celebrating an active lifestyle and sharing that with other people. It’s authentic. It’s not a brand that we went out and bought a bunch of ads for to create.
All the time people ask me, like, ‘Oh my God, what did you do to get ready for the red carpet?’ And I’m like, ‘I just had Thai food.’ I love to work out and do cardio and have a healthy, active lifestyle, but I also am not going to, like, freak out over food.
I feel that I’ve got the opportunity to set a great role model for girls to look up to a strong, active, compassionate, loving, positive woman, and I think it’s so important.
Doing a movie about computers between 1978 and 1982? You can’t get much less sexy, less active than that.
No one can make you happy. No one can help you grow in life more than you can. I can love you to death, but I can only go so far. I can inspire and encourage you as much as I can, but when you play an active role to find that self-security and that self-worth, it makes the difference.
We have a very active testing community which people don’t often think about when you have open source.
Putting forward your positive energy connects you back to basic human values which we all share. Good Deeds Day shows that no matter the size of the gesture, a smile that brightens someone else’s day or volunteering in your community, we can all take active part in making a difference.
The Czech Republic is a dynamic United Nations Member State, active on the Human Rights Council, contributing to the peaceful settlement of disputes, and helping other countries to achieve a democratic transition.
I’ve been very active in Missouri.
I like people who do what they do incredibly well and are active in their non-acting life, too.
I haven’t been very active in politics.
We need to take a breath and find big ways and small ways to get active.
My kids know the importance of being active – and that’s why teaming up with the USTA was such an organic fit for me. They are making strives to get families outside – and using tennis as a way to get kids to stay active.
My parents were both lawyers and were very active in social causes when I was young.
I’ve got so many ideas, and sometimes the more exhausted my body gets, the more active my mind gets.
Women have to be active listeners and interrupters – but when you interrupt, you have to know what you are talking about.
I think that our primary concern is that the membership in our industry become active. I’m not talking about the candidates being active. I’m talking about the few hundred thousand people who work in the industry around the United States.
I like being active and riding a bike around my neighborhood and exercising when I can.
I have moved on from being a British parliamentarian, I have moved on from being a New Labour politician, I have moved on from being the supporter in the active day-to-day sense of Tony Blair.
Flipping our classrooms into active learning spaces really is important and having these convenient spaces where people feel comfortable.
Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated so that people can live happy, active lives.
I believe that Greenland will achieve independence during the time I am still active in politics.
Peace can be promoted by the limitation of arms and by the creation of the instrumentality for peaceful settlement of controversies. But it will become a reality only through self-restraint and active effort in friendliness and helpfulness.