Quick Access

Barriers Quotes

We’ve collected the best Barriers Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Mika, Tom Lantos, London Breed, Nancy Pelosi, Colby Covington. Use them as an inspiration.

I think, ‘How could anybody mock a good pop song?’ It is timeless; it transcends barriers; it breaks down every single type of social barrier that you can possibly have. It can deal with the most difficult subjects, even if it abstracts the subject matter.
Google, Microsoft and Yahoo should be developing new technologies to bypass government sensors and barriers to the Internet; but instead, they agreed to guard the gates themselves.
Tom Lantos
Children who attend high-quality early care and education programs before kindergarten perform better on assessments of reading and math skills and socio-emotional development. However, since early care and education programs are so expensive, low-income families face significant barriers.
Democrats believe in reigniting the American dream by removing barriers to success and building ladders of opportunity for all, so everyone can succeed.
I don’t ever cross the line. I step right up to it. I put my toes on the line, but I don’t ever cross that line. There are some barriers you just don’t cross – you don’t talk about religion; you don’t talk about race. Those are lines I will never cross.
I was the first South Asian female to do comedy videos on YouTube. But at the same time, all races face their barriers, and I’ve learned through YouTube, if it’s not race, it will be sexism, if it’s not sexism, it will be homophobia. It will always be something, and all voices should be heard.
In landlocked developing countries, geographical barriers to markets are unnecessarily accompanied by virtual ones: their e-connectivity rates are among the world‘s lowest.
When you empower and teach a teacher how to break down barriers, bring innovation and excitement to the classroom, every student in that classroom learns.
I believe that the federal government, like a raging river, has expanded upon the barriers and the boundaries of its banks, and unfortunately, it is flooding all of America with its encroachment.
Steve Southerland
I feel like breaking barriers is necessary because man created barriers, which keep us separated as human beings.
Free to set our own laws, Brexit should act as a catalyst for a new era of prosperity for an outward-looking U.K. ambitious in removing barriers to trade, enterprise and economic growth.
Nobody motivates today‘s workers. If it doesn’t come from within, it doesn’t come. Fun helps remove the barriers that allow people to motivate themselves.
I’ve always been a hugeDivinefan. He was so iconic and so ground-breaking, especially for the time that he was around, because he was not only breaking barriers in the regular world, just being openly gay, but in the drag world as well.
My new play ‘Chinglish,’ which will go to Broadway, is about a white American businessman who goes to a provincial capital in China, hoping to make a deal there. It’s bilingual. And it’s about trying to communicate across language and cultural barriers.
Mainly what I learned from Buddy… was an attitude. He loved music, and he taught me that it shouldn’t have any barriers to it.
Everybody has barriers to overcome, some more than others. I don’t want to act like I’m all that unique. America’s full of stories like mine. This is a special country with enormous opportunity for those who don’t quit.
It’s really interesting to just look at the career of a musician and a producer that went into many different genres and many different styles and many different places but always breaking the barriers between genres and at some point reinventing himself all along the way but also inventing things at the same time.
Women’s sport helps break down a lot of barriers for women in other areas, whether in religion or politics.
If the real radical finds that having long hair sets up psychological barriers to communication and organization, he cuts his hair. If I were organizing in an orthodox Jewish community, I would not walk in there eating a ham sandwich unless I wanted to be rejected so I could have an excuse to cop out.
I still blog, but I do think blogging will become obsolete, as there are more ways of interacting on the Web with low barriers to entry for people to engage and participate.
I just want to continue to break barriers and to show the industry and the world that beauty is diverse, and you don’t have to be a certain stereotype to be beautiful.
Thank God we’re getting rid of the stigma that women shouldn’t have muscles, that if a woman does she looks like a man. I’m so happy we’re breaking down those barriers.
The violence in the world comes about because we human beings are forever creating barriers between men who are like us and men who are not like us.
Edmund Leach
Reducing trade barriers with this key ally will go a long way toward increasing market access for American farmers, manufacturers and service providers.
I am an ambassador for a nonprofit organization and I love being able to help people crush their barriers. I recently wrote a book. I want to do more with my life and help people do more with their lives, whatever that looks like.
I’ll read anything that’s good. I have no artificial barriers based on genre.
I really worked hard and overcame mental barriers to achieve those records.
I want to break down barriers in boxing.
The Rubicons which women must cross, the sex barriers which they must breach, are ultimately those that exist in their own minds.
Freda Adler
While I don’t face the same barriers as so many people in our country, I have seen love that transcends borders, race, and country of origin.
I started to build barriers between myself and others to protect myself.
Michael Reagan
The innovations we need at our systems level require an understanding of business, psychology, and policy, but doing it with a deep, deep understanding of how our decisions create barriers for fairness and opportunity for some people.
The idea that working a blue-collar job and living in a working-class community provides barriers that are unique to your circumstances – that’s not a very controversial subject anymore. I think it’s something that people on both the Left and the Right probably accept.
You go to a beach, you see a lot of plastic. It’s out of the ocean, it stays out of the ocean, so that’s good. But the thing is that in this Great Pacific garbage patch, this area twice the size of Texas, there’s simply no coastlines to collect plastic. So the idea is to have these very long floating barriers.
If you speak to girls who play football alongside lads, they’ll tell you that you almost have to earn the right to play with them. It’s annoying that you have to do that, but once you’ve done it, the barriers are down.
Breaking down barriers, succeeding away from home, living in another country, another culture, different football, makes you much stronger.
I beg you be persuaded that no one would be more zealous than myself to establish effectual barriers against the horrors of spiritual tyranny, and every species of religious persecution.
I want to be the defensive player to break the MVP barrier. I want to break barriers. I want to do things when people tell me I can’t.
Conservative statesmen from Alexander Hamilton to Ronald Reagan sometimes supported protectionism, and at other times, they leaned toward lowering barriers. But they always understood that trade policy was merely a tool for building a strong and independent country with a prosperous middle class.
Robert Lighthizer
If New Hampshire is going to be able to realize our full potential for economic growth, we need to remove unnecessary barriers to employment like the overuse of occupational licenses.
As the Bank of England has noted, Brexit is a unique experiment in the reimposition of protectionist barriers to trade.
South Dakota was a place where you could take risks. You could break barriers and get away with it.
Jessi Combs
Women especially are often asked to choose between being a mother and being a leader. Without adequate policy support, too many women face not only financial barriers to balancing motherhood and leadership, but cultural stigmas too.
The USRTA recognizes that the United States is the largest importer of goods even as it maintains, on average, the lowest combination of tariffs and nontariff barriers of any of its major trading partners.
Throughout my whole racing career, I was always asked about being a woman in a man’s world. Interestingly when you are in that world, there’s no reason for it to be a man‘s world, there are successful women and I didn’t find there to be any barriers to stop me from being successful.
I wanted to go to Washington to bring people together who had never been together before. I wanted to break down the barriers between races.
I think people need to see Prince live to really understand how remarkable he is. He has always been inspiring because he is never afraid to break rules or barriers or invent something new – and if you love fashion, then you need to be able to do that.
The most direct path to success is a good job, but the road to employment for those with criminal records is often riddled with barriers. Removing those barriers would allow those with records to leave the past behind, support their families, make a positive future – and improve our economy.
My whole thing now is I know how to think properly to be successful in all aspects of my life. It’s not about ultra running or being a SEAL or pull-up records: it’s about if you want to be better you, have to change your perceived limitations and take the barriers down.
Women artists need to break barriers in order for women’s experience to be valuable.
These false barriers that we’ve erected of space and race, all these illusions that we’ve allowed to infect us like toxins, we’ve got to rid ourselves of that. We are a better nation when we are ultimately united in a common purpose and a common cause.
It kind of sounds pretentious, but a film I find deeply romantic is ‘Buffalo ’66,’ which is a film by Vincent Gallo. It’s about how you break down all those barriers and expose yourself and open yourself up to ultimately being hurt.
There’s so many, ‘no, black people aren’t like that’ barriers in mainstream media.
It is hard for me to understand why we tolerate so many barriers to agriculture trade when America is the No. 1 producer of agriculture products. I think opening up markets – more markets for agricultural sales is a very high priority for us.
Robert Lighthizer
My music’s matured so much, I don’t have to create any barriers.
I usually look for stories with barriers to entry, something complex enough that no one else is going to do it.
It’s so wonderful that women continue to break down barriers and change societal expectations, but women still suffer discrimination for their gender, class, and race.
Sasheer Zamata
As we grow in our consciousness, there will be more compassion and more love, and then the barriers between people, between religions, between nations will begin to fall. Yes, we have to beat down the separateness.
Now that I’m acting, I’ve realized that I don’t have a lot of barriers. Certain actors have a hard time with anger or with joy or with whatever, and, I don’t know, I don’t seem to have those barriers.
Now it is time to make historic reassessments in order to transform our region into one of stability, freedom, prosperity, cultural revival and co-existence. In this new regional order there should be less violence and fewer barriers between countries, societies and sects.
Ahmet Davutoglu
Our decisions about transportation determine much more than where roads or bridges or tunnels or rail lines will be built. They determine the connections and barriers that people will encounter in their daily lives – and thus how hard or easy it will be for people to get where they need and want to go.
It’s about our ability precisely to integrate a people and offer jobs, and that, for me, is one of the key rationales of the reforms I’m pushing, and I’m a strong believer in that when you lift barriers, when you deregulate a lot of stuff, basically you improve the equality of opportunities.
It takes courage for a leader to identify and confront self-imposed barriers, to put in place the personal strategies required to unleash the energy, innovation, and commitment to self-development.
Jim Crow laws stripped blacks of basic rights. Despite landmark civil rights laws, many public schools were still segregated, blacks still faced barriers to voting, and violence by white racists continued. Such open racism is mostly gone in America, but covert racism is alive and well.
Underrepresented employees already have to overcome discriminatory barriers in their careers; they shouldn’t be expected to volunteer their time to help their companies do the same.
It’s good to see your songs breaking the barriers of language.
If you just go out there and run 100 miles, it breaks down a lot of barriers in terms of self-imposed limitations.
The lonely wanderer, who watches by the seashore the waves that roll between him and his home, talks of cruel facts, material barriers that, just because they are material, and not ideal, shall be the irresistible foes of his longing heart.
Brandeis is so fast and loose and informal, I didn’t have any problem offering a history course as a biologist. The barriers would be far more formidable, unscalable, at other institutions. But this is a user-friendly place. It’s ‘Shmedrik University‘ – that’s a Yiddish word for even worse than schlemiel.
Jeffrey C. Hall
Secrecy sets barriers between men, but at the same time offers the seductive temptation to break through the barriers by gossip or confession.
From my time in ‘King Crimson,’ I’d describe a Progressive band as one that keeps trying to break musical barriers, and keeps trying to do new music.
Tony Levin
I think every artist strives for a record that crosses all energy, lines, boundaries or languages or barriers.
Somebody should be able to come to Canada tomorrow and have success. If there’s any barriers, if there’s any racism, we’re going to send a real message that there’s zero tolerance.
The black press, some liberal sportswriters, and even a few politicians were banging away at those Jim Crow barriers in baseball. I never expected the walls to come tumbling down in my lifetime.
While our country has made great strides in breaking down the barriers which for so long denied equal opportunity to all Americans, we are not yet the beautiful symphony of brotherhood of Dr. King’s dream.
I define friendship as a bond that transcends all barriers. When you are ready to expect anything and everything from friends, good, bad or ugly… that’s what I call true friendship.
In bypassing barriers between different classes, maturities, rating categories, debt seniority levels and so on, credit derivatives are creating enormous opportunities to exploit and profit from associated discontinuities in the pricing of credit risk.
Love is love, and a lot of times, people might be in the situation they’re in because they put barriers up. Like, some people only want to date a model or an actor or an athlete. You’re only limiting yourself. Open up to what’s out there because God made us all.
Fear is the wrong response to technological unemployment. Focusing on economic flexibility and adaptability – with special attention to eliminating the barriers we’ve accidentally created to the mobility of the working classes – is the right response to technological disruption.
The barriers to careers in STEM that people of color and traditionally underrepresented groups face need to be broken down.
Poetry has never been the language of barriers, it’s always been the language of bridges.
People come to my concerts from all walks of life. I tried to break barriers down.
Kinect is such a great new entry into the field because it takes away one of the big barriers to little kids to playing a game, which is the controller. You can’t hand a basic video game controller to a child and expect them to understand what a left bumper is and to click in the right stick.
You can focus on things that are barriers or you can focus on scaling the wall or redefining the problem.
I am hoping that by breaking barriers myself, I can inspire a whole new generation of people to think ‘you know what, maybe I can, not just run a country, maybe I could start a company, maybe I could do something in my own local community to make a positive change.’
There are no limitations. There are no barriers. Nothing can stop you, and nothing can define you but you.
There are five main barriers to women entering politics – I like to think of them as the five Cs: cash, caring, culture, confidence, and the closed club.
We have to cut the red tape, eliminate barriers, and reduce bureaucracy – for all housing, for everyone.
I want people to understand the barriers to serious government in order that more people take action.
Peace is a daily, a weekly, a monthly process, gradually changing opinions, slowly eroding old barriers, quietly building new structures.
The best thing that you can do to break down any of the barriers that women face in sports is to be over prepared – know your value, but also know the subject matter that you’re covering.
Many regulators are quick to apply existing compliance practices that treat tokens as a security, therefore elevating the barriers and costs of implementation for entrepreneurs.
Government should create the environment and incentives to stimulate investment in sustainable innovation, take away barriers, and accelerate adoption, even in turbulent economic times.
Developing the muscles of the soul demands no competitive spirit, no killer instinct, although it may erect pain barriers that the spiritual athlete must crash through.
Certainly, the human race can be fickle, and times do change, but overall, the barriers to bringing a product to market – and understanding what ‘the market’ wants – have remained unchanged.
The physical nature of the Globe is going to break down a lot of barriers.
I think people always want to hear that there are barriers that exist for us. But the more I started to realize artists that are kind of like me in my lane, like, if they were white or African-American, they often had trouble because it wasn’t the quality of their music: they just didn’t stick out.
Part of the problem you have is that you don’t have a dialogue between elected officials and their constituents. They’ve built these barricades, these barriers around themselves and tried to avoid interaction with their constituents.
But crucially, the apprenticeship schemes benefit apprentices themselves, who get a good foundation for a career, and it helps to open doors and break down barriers that some people face.
Because I’m a big guy, I was always playing the bad guy or whatever, but after I did ‘The Blind Side,’ where I played a father who’s a really loving, likeable sort of person, a lot of those barriers were broken down. People saw me as something softer, not so much as a heavy anymore.
Omar Dorsey
I love Stuart Scott. There are a lot of people that tore down barriers that we don’t really acknowledge sometimes. He was one. I think James Brown was too. That cat was a soul brother when it wasn’t very popular to be one.
Depression and anxiety affect a huge number of us. It’s so important that the barriers that keep us from talking, seeking out help, and finding a way to cope when things feel desperate are removed.
Michael Jackson carried urban America and eventually American society on his vocal cords for a good 25 to 30 years before even hip-hop became the vox populi of America, and then as an adult he shattered racial barriers.
I grew up with a special-needs brother, and the separation from other kids is so extreme. We’ve got to break down those barriers.
I experienced many moments when we were able to overcome language barriers. When they like something during our shows, American audiences would tend to show our fox signs or move their bodies.
Yui Mizuno
Would it be better if I’d married a Negro woman? Would they treat my child any better? Erect fewer barriers?
My style has allowed me to tear down barriers in day-to-day life with people who would otherwise have a negative stereotype of someone who wears a turban, but also to speak to people on Bay Street, professionals who don’t really think of New Democrats as an option.
I know too well how much I am going to miss football after my career for me to put up my own barriers.
This country can no longer afford to choose our leaders from a talent pool limited by sex, race, money, powerful fathers and paper degrees. It’s time to take equal pride in breaking all the barriers.
I feel that there are a few things in the world without cultural barriers.
I know, given my own life challenges, that there are many non-academic barriers that get in the way of the scholastic and life success of our children and that complicate teaching.
I’ve always been multi-cultural myself. I’m not black and I’m not white and I’m not pink and I’m not green. Eartha Kitt has no color, and that is how barriers are broken.
There are over 2,000 direct clones of the Groupon business model. However, there’s an equal amount of proof that the barriers to success are enormous. In spite of all those competitors, only a handful are remotely relevant.
Me personally, I think all the barriers that are put up between genres are so easily broken. People just love music that moves them.
The Sixties was a time of breaking down class barriers, although I think class still exists today in some areas.
Security is a component of everyday life that one spending time in Washington, D.C., gets accustomed to. Metal detectors, police vehicle barriers and heavily-armed police officers become strangely commonplace after awhile.
Mike Crapo
Social media is reducing social barriers. It connects people on the strength of human values, not identities.
We will never address the race-based, systemic barriers to health care, equal housing and education without investing in underserved communities.
Everyone’s voice should be heard when it comes to racial barriers.
Going international is difficult. There are obstacles and barriers, but I couldnt, as some others do, be content with the success achieved in my country.
Jose Jose
Let’s listen to the people and find common ground to remove barriers to job creation.
Peter Roskam
I don’t like age barriers. I don’t like when people treat you differently when they find out how old you are.
I want to be known as a triple threat. I have aspirations to win an Oscar and a Grammy, and I also want to win a Tony. I want to be one of those guys like Frank Sinatra or Sammy Davis Jr. that crossed all those barriers of entertainment.
The people that work the border will tell you that physical barriers, backed up by men and women, is what we need to secure the southwest border.
I envisioned an extremely long network of floating barriers – they’re like curtains floating in the ocean which are attached to the seabed. So what happens is that the current comes around and plastic gets pushed towards these barriers. And because it’s in a V-shape, the plastic gets push towards the center.
The connection I have with my fans is so important, and I want to break the boundaries and break the barriers between an artist and a crowd. It is so important, and I learn so much through my fans, and they help me.
TLC has helped me to know that as a musician, I can talk about anything; that there are no barriers, and that you can be yourself. That’s what I love about them. Left Eye in particular helped me to stay on top of my A game. She’s one of the best female MCs that I’ve heard.
Lil Mama
From a legal perspective, the barriers to women’s economic success is systemic.
Broadband eliminates so many barriers to entry for so many different people that it’s actually become a barrier to entry in and of itself if you’re not getting online on a regular basis.
This career is a relentless hustle because Hollywood is crowded with too many smart, talented people pursuing the same dream and the same pool of entertainment investment dollars. And unlike in law or medicine, there are no college degrees required – no barriers to entry.
In France, that let down the barriers more than a hundred years ago, the feeling of antipathy is still strong enough to sustain an anti-Jewish political party.
Franz Boas
There are ways that we, as a society, the laws that we write and the contracts we build, can try to actually increase people’s ability to reap the reward from their own potential. But we put barriers in front of them.
Typhoon damage happens when they hit land, and as humans, we’ve decided to destroy mangroves and hurt coral reefs. If we don’t have barriers, the devastation is worse, and that is scary.
People love to talk about the things that are important to them, but oftentimes as a journalist, if you’re entering a world that’s pretty esoteric and difficult to penetrate and has many barriers to outsiders, then the people inside that world just don’t have the same language as you do.
There must be no barriers to freedom of inquiry. There is no place for dogma in science. The scientist is free, and must be free to ask any question, to doubt any assertion, to seek for any evidence, to correct any errors.
On their own, tariff and trade barriers, if viewed as transitory negotiating tactics, will not significantly change global investment patterns or the structure of global supply chains and employment.
Breaking stereotypes and my own barriers is great fun, because that’s what leads to growth.
I would like to reach out to the global audience; Music is beyond all the culture and language barriers.
D. Imman
Music has no language barriers and this has been proved right several times by the Chennai audience.
I discovered that I, a writer of what is known as creative nonfiction, could do the research and bridge the gap in my books and lectures through true storytelling. This is not ‘dumbing down’ or writing for eighth graders. It is writing for readers across cultures, age barriers, social and political landscapes.
Lee Gutkind
History shows how feeble are barriers of paper.
John Lothrop Motley
I hope I inspire people who hear. Hearing people have the ability to remove barriers that prevent deaf people from achieving their dreams.
Border security is a comprehensive issue and doesn’t boil down to a ‘wall’ or even barriers. Trump knows and recognizes this, which is why he repeatedly talks about all of the aspects and challenges federal immigration officers face.
The biggest thing growing cities need to do is minimize barriers to development so that as long as someone is doing good urbanism, they can get permitted quickly and get building quickly.
There’s a tacit belief that actors shouldn’t write books, they’re sort of allowed to direct movies but there will be a lot of skepticism, and they shouldn’t do artwork or music. There are these invisible roadblocks to gain entree to these areas for actors, and you kind of have to crash through those invisible barriers.
My being a black woman is not a deficit. It is a strength. Because I could not be where I am had I not overcome so many other barriers. Which means you know I’m relentless, you know I’m persistent, and you know I’m smart.
I definitely carry a little bit of a burden with me, being a gay athlete going to the Olympics. I think that there’s pressure on me… It presents an amazing opportunity, and I think that it kind of gives us a chance to shed people’s misconceptions and just kind of, like, break down barriers.
One of the things that amazes me about Twitter is the way it utterly eradicates artificial barriers to communication. Things like status, geopolitics and so on keep people from talking to one another. Those go away in Twitter. You see exchanges that would never happen anywhere else.
Contrary to what the politicians and religious leaders would like us to believe, the world won’t be made safer by creating barriers between people.
It does not seem, however, that organic chemists were much worried about barriers to rotation in organic molecules in general at that time because there was no technique available to demonstrate the phenomenon experimentally.
Derek Harold Richard Barton
Economic inequality is systemic, and one of the most effective barriers is ignorance about how money works beyond the basics.
Baseball was my goal from a young age, but gambling had significantly fewer barriers to entry.
I plan to break the barriers that people try to trap female rappers in. This isn’t about ‘Oh she sounds good for a female rapper,’ it’s about ‘Yo, she sounds really good on this and can really rap!’
In Harlem, I got all my black friends. But when I go downtown, I got black, white, Asian, Indian friends. There’s no borders, no barriers.
I want to try to have as many people as possible interested in my content, so it needs to go across language barriers.
We’re in an on-demand world. You can do real-time commentary now with no barriers. I don’t have to drive to a studio, don’t have to put makeup on. I don’t have to go to a studio and get miked up.
President Obama has called for economic and political empowerment of women globally. The Equal Futures Partnership promotes removal of policy, legal, and regulatory barriers that hold women back at local, state and national levels.
Lael Brainard
Bob Marley stood for universal peace and love. He tried to break racial barriers.
Usually, when people think of marquetry, they think of Dutch 17th-century furniture with inlaid flowers and jugs. Our goal is to break down the barriers between old and new, to combine traditional marquetry techniques with a modern idiom.
If women are the key to Africa’s future – and I believe they are – we must figure out how to take away the barriers to their participation.
It’s a wonderful thing, as a writer, to be given parameters and walls and barriers.
People of color face more barriers to health care, as do low-income individuals and those living in underserved rural and urban areas.
There was a strong focus on performance and respect for people. And one of the points that my father always made was that with all the challenges and obstacles and barriers, the one thing you can control is your performance. And that is one thing I have tried to adhere to throughout my career.
By all means, let’s have free trade and no trade barriers and a common market. But where did it all suddenly become about our own economic and political destiny being surrendered to Brussels with agendas that arguably have very little to do with the interests of the British people and British voters?
Music is such a great communicator. It breaks down linguistic barriers, cultural barriers, it basically reaches out. That’s when rock n’ roll succeeds, and that’s what virtuosity is all about.
The Edge
Barriers tend to intensify romance. It’s called the ‘Romeo and Juliet effect.’ I call it ‘frustration attraction.’
Women are emerging as a major force for change. Countries that have invested in girls’ education and removed legal barriers that prevent women from achieving their potential are now seeing the benefits.
Obviously it’s true that as you go up the ranks, the number of women starts to decline. Whether that’s because of ‘self-deselection’ or other barriers, I think that depends on the firm, the industry, and the person.
Marianne Lake
But, yeah, as far as Asian Americans go, I hope they know they can look at me and see that they can do music on their own, within a band or just on their own, and not feel like there’s any barriers. I’ve never felt any particular barriers myself, being who I am.
What interested me, was that as we age, those seemingly unbreakable barriers that define us, our gender, they begin to crack, to blur; they’re not absolutes anymore.
The Berlin Wall wasn’t the only barrier to fall after the collapse of the Soviet Union and the end of the Cold War. Traditional barriers to the flow of money, trade, people and ideas also fell.
There is a consensus of willing leaders from both parties coalescing around the right way forward in health care. Reform should address government-imposed inequities and barriers to true choice and competition.
The quality of his being one with the people, of having no artificial or natural barriers between him and them, made it possible for him to be a leader without ever being or thinking of being a dictator.
Frances Perkins
The globalization that has swept away the barriers to the movement of goods, ideas and people has also swept with it barriers that confined and localized security threats.
We’re standing on the shoulders of so many people who have already broken down so many barriers.
Music is not supposed to be nationalist. It is supposed to surpass language barriers. It is about generations communicating with each other.
Simon Le Bon
The Internet is far more engaging as an interactive medium than broadcast. Barriers to creating content are going away; they’re almost gone. People are taking control of their entertainment. People are Tweeting, posting on Facebook and YouTube.
Ben Huh
Is word, sound, and powa dat break down de barriers of oppression an drive away transgression an rule equality.
Technology gives us the facilities that lessen the barriers of time and distance – the telegraph and cable, the telephone, radio, and the rest.
My office is committed to tearing down unlawful barriers to voting to ensure that all eligible voters are able to freely cast a ballot.
The way we make history exciting to learn about is by breaking down the barriers that are already set up between these people.
The theme of ‘Karate‘ is about fighting yourself to break down barriers and move forward.
If you can’t see an example of what you could be, you really aren’t going to have that extra incentive to break through any types of barriers.
The barriers for women across the world are different, depending on which kind of political system you live under.
Creative people have no barriers. Ultimately, it’s connecting with human beings. There’s just one planet. I don’t see it as different countries.
We have to come together and speak honestly about what the barriers are within our community – and then tear them down. It’s really that simple.
I will go for more perfection and break more barriers because my voice is meant to do much more.
Small business owners are fighting every day to create and innovate, but continue to face government barriers to job creation.
Peter Roskam
Yet the whole preamble of the second authorization act for the Marshall Plan showed the direction Congress was ready to take about breaking down barriers within Europe.
I am happy that I have so many friends all over the world who contributed to my research work, and I believe that also in the future, basic research offers the best opportunity of reaching across borders and overcoming ideological barriers.
Klaus von Klitzing
Kabul is a walled city, which sounds romantic except the walls are pre-cast reinforced concrete blast barriers, 10 feet tall and 15 feet long and moved into place with cranes. The walls are topped with sandbags, and the sandbags are topped with guard posts from which gun barrels protrude.
All over the world, the barriers between what is inside an organisation and outside an organisation are being smoothed out. In the military, the use of contractors means that what is the military and what is not the military is smoothed out.
We have to invest in people if we’re going to have a country where every person can participate in our economy and share in our prosperity, and we have to break down the many barriers that stand in their way.
Before we move forward with new efforts to lower the barriers to international free trade, we must review the consequences of the policies of the past and address the problems of the present.
While the TPP – like any trade deal – is a subject of vigorous debate, its benefits are clear. The TPP will open markets and bring down barriers for American businesses in the world’s largest emerging market, creating jobs at home.
Music is the outlet for me because when I do step into the studio, I feel no barriers.
To conquer nature is, in effect, to remove all natural barriers and human norms and to substitute artificial, fabricated equivalents for natural processes.
Every step in the progress of this study has tended to obliterate the technical barriers by which logicians have sought to separate the inquiries relating to the several parts of man’s nature.
Richard Owen
Consumers fare best when the barriers to business entry are low, which helps ensure that the market – any market – becomes competitive and stays that way.
Barriers are being brought down by technology through the Internet.
One of the most stubborn barriers to patient empowerment is the cultural assumption that since the way professionals learned was hard, you must need to be really smart, and you need to be taught in a carefully thought out, methodical sequence.
Dave deBronkart
There were giant scale barriers to becoming a nuclear power, whereas launching a cyberattack requires only some coding capability, a laptop and an Internet connection.
The construction of permanent sea walls can be taken up only in places where there is sea erosion due to heavy anthropogenic pressures. The locations for such non-living barriers should be determined on the basis of a carefully conducted erosion-vulnerability analysis.
The barriers are not erected which can say to aspiring talents and industry, ‘Thus far and no farther.’
‘Vol. 3’ has broken down more barriers for us. We worked with different styles on this album. It’s more musically mature in arrangement and is conceptual.
If you ever want to know why I’m not on a record label, look at ‘The X Factor!’ Honestly, of all the people that strive to break barriers in music and do good things and write great lyrics, not one of them would ever pass the first round on any of these competitions.
Women are the key to successful development and ongoing progress. In the workforce, their ingenuity, determination, and hard work help our economies thrive. In the government, they offer valuable perspective that can inform policy and remove barriers.
Music is a language that should have no barriers.
I often wonder whether Negroes like myself who are pretty well known help out at all in breaking down barriers.
Nat King Cole
For the Americans, laws are barriers to profits; it’s a different mentality.
My goal is to communicate how powerful the breaking down of artistic barriers can be when grounded in thought, intention, and a true understanding of all the forms that are being experimented with.
The tennis ball doesn’t know how old I am. The ball doesn’t know if I’m a man or a woman or if I come from a communist country or not. Sport has always broken down these barriers.
I love to be a part of movies, irrespective of the cultural and language barriers.
The natural barriers between England and Scotland were not sufficient to prevent the extension of the Saxon settlements and kingdoms across the border.
In my home district, exports support more than 100,000 jobs. Imagine how many more jobs we can create by breaking down the barriers that prevent Chicago-made goods and services from entering new markets.
Your task is not to seek for love, but merely to seek and find all the barriers within yourself that you have built against it.
I’m black, so I should be able to play a ‘thug?’ No. Hello. Open your mind. I’m a person that believes in breaking barriers.
Our shows are more fun when there aren’t barriers.
Often, the disparities in the ways men and women are treated are subtle; there are not these clear barriers that you have to break down.
Eleanor Clift
The biggest barriers to strategic renewal are almost always top management‘s unexamined beliefs.
Obviously, since 9/11, here in this country there has been a resurgence of fear and people feeling distrustful of other people that are different. And what we chose to do was to focus on people coming together, working across those barriers of race, of culture, of religion, and really finding a heart connection.
I’m going to be an advocate to ensure that we are protecting everyone, and we’re tearing down barriers and not building barriers.
If we ever established contact with intelligent life on another world, there would be barriers to communication. First, they would be many light years away, so signals would take many years to reach them: there would be no scope for quick repartee. There might be an IQ gap.
The history of the ticketing business was about barriers to entry, which kept Ticketmaster protected. That has changed.
Muse is going to be part of everyday life as an indispensable tool helping people overcome mental, physical and emotional barriers. It’s going to allow us to free ourselves in ways we never thought possible.
Ariel Garten
Always stay true to who you are – barriers can and will be broken!
I had the world against me. I was told I shouldn’t be doing sport and that I wouldn’t go to the Paralympics. I’ve had so many barriers.
Machine translation of signs, text, and speech brings down language barriers and facilitates ever more cross-cultural meetings of like minds.
There are tremendous barriers to building housing. If we could break them down, the need for rent controls would go away.
This is a universal, unique movie, it has potential to cross barriers. But we never thought about that on set, when we were doing the film. We knew that in making a silent movie, we were doing something a little bit under the wire, a bit interdit. It’s a pastiche, but for the French taste, you would have thought.
Creating a structure for mutual prosperity requires lowering regional and transnational barriers to facilitate the flow of goods and promote people-to-people interactions.
Lita was, quite frankly, a trailblazer. She was the first woman to break down barriers by being different from other women in WWE. She didn’t just break them down: she flew over them, put them through tables, and downright destroyed them.
We were talking about really getting Europe on its feet. It was our hope that there would be a breakdown of trade barriers in Europe first, and then eventually a breakdown internationally, which would help increase trade with Europe.
With rising pressures on councils, particularly on social care and looked-after children, we have to reshape the way public services work to break down the barriers and get services working together.
We survey companies and ask them what the barriers to export and import are. Once we map these barriers, we sit down with the companies on one side and the government and regulatory agencies on the other and help them identify obstacles to trade and what has to be done to tackle them.
2012, I feel like I was still grinding. It was a good year for me, but that was my year breaking down the barriers. It was like my introduction.
The Academy just reflects Hollywood. And until we break those barriers, until we have African-American or minority studio executives, ’til we have people who are greenlighting movies with African-American actors – the Academy is not going to change until Hollywood changes, so we have to start with Hollywood.
The American Dream means any person can achieve prosperity through hard work and ingenuity because there are no inherent barriers in our society.
Since 2001, the Patriot Act has provided the means to detect and disrupt terrorist threats against the U.S. Prior to enactment of the law, major legal barriers prevented intelligence, national defense, and law enforcement agencies from working together and sharing information.
I’ve hit a couple barriers out there on the racetrack growing up. There’s definitely been some flak in the way. I’ve been able to handle that the best I could, ignore it, use that as motivation.
When I’m dancing with any woman, I immediately get rid of intimacy barriers. I just give her a big hug and crack on.
Sport doesn’t know barriers, really. You are judged on your performance… how far you can jump, how fast you can run, how well you can hit a tennis ball.
It is imperative that we address the barriers to access and the systemic racism that we know is contributing to our astronomically high maternal mortality rates. The onus must be on the health care system to make necessary changes.
I talked about the barriers created by monopolies. I said that it was the role of government to break up these monopolies and that we couldn’t do it alone.
Leaving the E.U. with no trade deal is the worst possible option. It will condemn British exporters to the full range of tariffs and barriers that apply under WTO rules.
My parents instilled a really good work ethic from when I was little – if you want to have money to spend on holidays, you earn it. So I’ve always been someone who wanted to be able to survive by myself, but I think you have to let down the barriers a little bit – let other people in.
To become truly immortal, a work of art must escape all human limits: logic and common sense will only interfere. But once these barriers are broken, it will enter the realms of childhood visions and dreams.
Giorgio de Chirico
I’d be stupid not to take into consideration that there are certain things people will not consider me for because my name is Lopez. And I know I can do any kind of role. I don’t want anybody to say, Oh, she can’t pull this off. So those are barriers that you have to overcome.
I definitely see the genre opening up a lot more. I don’t know if black people don’t want to get into country music or what, but I feel like we’re breaking down barriers.
I know from my experience as a Navy SEAL that barriers work.
I believe in removing barriers in international trade. Part of the reason is that this creates huge markets for all of our products.
Science is the one culture that’s truly global – protons, proteins and Pythagoras’s Theorem are the same from China to Peru. It should transcend all barriers of nationality. It should straddle all faiths, too.
Babymetal’s music is something that no artist has attempted in the past, uniting people as one by crossing language barriers and national boundaries. It was a huge revelation when we realized that our music has such power.
I didn’t become a Tory just to become part of a managerial group who wanted to run the country… I want to see popular free-market Conservatism where barriers are broken down, people have got more opportunities but keep more of their own money.
As a kid we moved around a fair bit as a family. It was difficult to make friends but sport helped. Once people saw you kick a football it broke down barriers. Instead of being the new skinny black kid you were the kid everyone wanted on their team.