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Propensity Quotes

We’ve collected the best Propensity Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Susan Rosenberg, Nigel Farage, Mary Wollstonecraft, Benjamin Haydon, Geoff Dyer. Use them as an inspiration.

The people who get up earliest in the morning have the highest propensity to vote UKIP. I’m being absolutely serious about that.
Women are degraded by the propensity to enjoy the present moment, and, at last, despise the freedom which they have not sufficient virtue to struggle to attain.
There surely is in human nature an inherent propensity to extract all the good out of all the evil.
Benjamin Haydon
I think I do have a sort of terrible propensity for boredom and for being bored, even though I am absolutely of the opinion that one shouldn’t be bored and that there is no excuse for it and that it is a personal failing.
I think Jughead is a pretty trustworthy character – not only a narrator. I think he might be selfish, but he’s obviously selfish, and that is comforting to me. I also think he has a really strong moral fiber and a propensity for good, and he tries to cultivate that in other people.
I don’t know if there’s a genetic marker for entrepreneurship. But if there is, it’s most likely not a genius for planning. It’s a propensity for action – and the ability to put failure behind you quickly. To stop being precious about your ideas.
A lot of guys don’t want to admit that they have a propensity for generosity and for violence.
When I became prime minister last September, I promised the Japanese people that I would not tolerate the politics of indecision. A propensity to delay difficult and weighty decisions has been hurting our country. It is detrimental to our economy, society and future, and it cannot be allowed to continue.
You know, there’s a tremendous amount of genetic propensity not necessarily for what TV shows you like but for literally how you view the world, how you react to things, how things touch you and how things move you.
Nothing surprises me, particularly men and their propensity to be fools.
Young entrepreneurs, in general, feel they’re too busy running their companies, which I think is a mistake. But once they’re older, you see much more of a propensity to be involved in philanthropy.
A propensity to hope and joy is real riches; one to fear and sorrow real poverty.
Someone said that my coaching is a combination of Milan‘s defensive discipline and the Dutch propensity for attacking football, and I think that is a fair description.
Anyone who has lost track of time when using a computer knows the propensity to dream, the urge to make dreams come true and the tendency to miss lunch.
I have this propensity to just come out and say things. That’s how I am in real life.
Theres a propensity for me to bumble about as if Ive just jumped out of a PG Woodhouse novel, like a provincial vicar whos just been hit across the side of the head with a cricket ball at some speed.
Mike Wozniak
I had a strong propensity, which I still have, to be invisible. In grade school, I’d try to disappear and become formless. I lived in a very imaginary world. I loved poetry and wrote my first novel when I was 9. It was about a little girl and the people she met in the woods.
Amanda Plummer
The wind at Candlestick tonight is blowing with great propensity.
Ron Fairly
Should that worse scenario materialize, then most probably our propensity to increase interest rates will be weaker.
Marek Belka
I went to an all-girls’ Catholic school for, like, six years during the time when kids actually had handwriting class. I’ve always had a propensity for getting the cursive down pretty well.
The known propensity of a democracy is to licentiousness which the ambitious call, and the ignorant believe to be liberty.
Fisher Ames
The dog commends himself to our favor by affording play to our propensity for mastery.
Thorstein Veblen
The propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another is common to all men, and to be found in no other race of animals.
We develop our propensity to forgive or not to forgive by what we see illustrated at the early ages of our development.
Tech executives have historically been owners of significant portions of their companies’ stock so there is a propensity for them to diversify as a rule.
David Coleman
Everybody in this society that has been lurching toward socialism and collectivism for 40 years has their hand out. And the propensity of Congress is to spend, spend, elect, elect. That hasn’t changed, and it isn’t going to change for a long time.
No evil propensity of the human heart is so powerful that it may not be subdued by discipline.
Environmental degradation has one cause above all others: the propensity of human beings to take the benefit and leave the costs to someone else, preferably someone far away in space or time, whose protests can be safely ignored.
Women’s propensity to share confidences is universal. We confirm our reality by sharing.
Barbara Grizzuti Harrison