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Reflective Quotes

We’ve collected the best Reflective Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Peter Singer, Geisha Williams, Giorgio Chiellini, Billy Squier, Dylan Moran. Use them as an inspiration.

I think ethics is always there; it’s not always a very thoughtful or reflective ethics.
What I see with the utility industry is, more and more, we’re taking up this belief that our workforce, our leadership ranks, our board should be reflective of the community that we serve.
Geisha Williams
That has always been my character – on the pitch I have a strong temperament, but off the pitch I’m more serene, reflective. I manage to separate out those two things.
Usually, when I’m having a good time, I don’t think about it that much. I tend to become more reflective or introspective.
I was lucky in the sense that I was never blessed with an overly reflective nature.
Characters work really well when they’re reflective of the times that they’re operating in.
Religion survives because it answers three questions that every reflective person must ask. Who am I? Why am I here? How then shall I live?
I’m disappointed that I really haven‘t been able to race in a way that is reflective of the amount of work that I have done and how I have trained. But I don’t regret giving this a go.
A strangely reflective, even melancholy day. Is that because, unlike our cousins in the northern hemisphere, Easter is not associated with the energy and vitality of spring but with the more subdued spirit of autumn?
I looked different, I had different skin, my hair was different, so I would get called names in school. It would always be reflective of what my hair and skin looked like.
I’m quite reflective – I listen to music, I read, I walk with Django.
I’m trying to make work that is reflective and is encouraging of reflection.
To suggest that all members of the Republican conference represent their district in a manner that’s reflective of the makeup of their district would not be accurate.
If you take care of yourself and try to look nice, it’s reflective of how you feel about yourself.
The heart is the best reflective thinker.
I don’t think of myself as being troubled as a human being, but I guess I’m quite extreme, quite big and quite loud, and maybe people pick up on that when they cast me. I’m certainly not the quiet reflective type.
Ben Daniels
I go back to the rock n’ roll black leather jacket, red lips, smoky eyes. I like my high heels, maybe some leather pants or ripped jeans, things that have never really gone out of style. Again, it’s very reflective of who I am as a bandmate in our band.
The travel book is a convenient metaphor for life, with its optimistic beginning or departure, its determined striving, and its reflective conclusion. Journeys change travellers just as a good travel book can change readers.
I am to a fault an introspective person. But I am not a reflective person – except for a big mistake, and then I really think about it.
There were so few examples of Asian or Asian-American lead characters on American TV or even in the movies. And the ones that have existed for so long were either stereotypical or offensive in some way, or just not reflective of the lives of people in the community.
I’m lucky enough to live in London, which is a boiling pot of every kind of language and background and demographic and sexuality and gender, and yet most of what we’re seeing in the cinema is not reflective of that.
Because I live in London I’m always at busy places like airports and gigs. When you’re up in the mountains the air‘s so clean and there’s nature and the awesomeness of the slopes. It makes me reflective and think about the bigger picture.
Seeing games become more of a young person thing, I feel like a toy I grew up with has been left behind. I don’t want to. I want this thing to be respected by adults. I want this thing to be growing with me. It’s important to have games that could be more nuanced and reflective of the real world and relevant to adults.
My theory is that if I can stay present in the moment in my life as frequent as possible the artwork will be more reflective of my nature and my experiences.
Ruston Kelly
Sometimes you stumble across a few chords that put you in a reflective place.
Most of my music is reflective, imaginative. A lot of it is about how I’m going to feel in the future.
I’ve used mirrors in a lot of movies. I think the mirror is an extraordinary thing, also the reflective, a reflection in water, etc.
I think the Women‘s March is actually reflective of this idea that you can create a big tent, but that doesn’t mean the people inside of the tent are going to agree on everything. In fact, they might have very public fights about the things that they don’t agree with.
You cannot possibly be reaching the needs of your consumers when the makeup of your company is not reflective of the community you serve.
Pop culture is a huge strategy for WWE: our storylines are reflective of what’s happening in the world and what’s popular.
I feel like I’ve lived two or three completely different lives. At 33, I’m quite reflective and have the perspective you get in your old age when you have been through the losses of life.
I think it’s important to approach a house in a way that’s reflective of the original environment. Maybe I’m a sentimentalist, but I think that certain geographies call out for certain architecture. I like residences that reflect their place.
The immediacy of the technology of the web allows us, as songwriters, to write something very sharp and quick. That has a lot to do with helping a songwriter be more reflective of reality, instead of being in an area where you have to process things. It’s the difference between processing fish and catching it in a boat.
I’m a neat freak… It seems to me that an orderly desk is reflective of an orderly and organized mind, you know?
Jann Wenner
I definitely have that bug; I’d really like to do some auteur, existential pieces, darker films, something that’s really reflective of life. But I also love the genre of rom-coms, and I don’t see myself completely detaching from that.
The first type of abstraction from objects I shall refer to as simple abstraction, but the second type I shall call reflective abstraction, using this term in a double sense.
If a person studies too much and exhausts his reflective powers, he will be confused, and will not be able to apprehend even that which had been within the power of his apprehension. For the powers of the body are all alike in this respect.
We never saw Google+ Circles or Facebook Lists as reflective of the way our friendships play out.
It’s also reflective of a young person’s religion or faith in that it’s highly charged with sacramental imagery and with country imagery, because I was in the seminary for so many years in the country.
Daniel Berrigan
If you are feeling some December blues, or even depression, don’t fight it. Instead, do something for yourself. Be reflective. Let the emotions exist. And be encouraged that, like me, you can get to a better place, but it can take time.
My Auntie CeCe – I can kind of joke and say all I need to do is pray. But that’s literally what she does… She lives what she sings. I’ve learned a lot about her in that way, so in bringing her to the stage, I knew what sort of demeanor she needed to have. Her songs are very reflective of who she is in real life.
When you come in to court as a plaintiff or as a defendant, it is terribly important that you look up at the bench and feel that that person represents you and will understand you, that that person is reflective of our community and of our society.
In terms of whether my mom was influential, I think she instilled a certain way of thinking in me quite early: having a reflective mindset regarding my actions and trying to find the underlying reasons to behavior. I think that’s quite helpful when you’re trying to understand a character.
There are many theories about the best way to remove excess carbon from the atmosphere – some are ludicrous, others are at least worth study. The most commonly discussed plan is to lace the sky with reflective chemicals.
I don’t know why the leaders of social networks have overlooked the idea of rules. Real-life behavior is becoming more reflective of social media instead of vice versa, and that’s a dangerous thing.
The U.N. must be made more inclusive, accountable, democratic, effective, and reflective of a world in which political and economic power has shifted.
Decent cycling clothing today is designed with reflective strips or subtle detailing that is visible under streetlights or in car headlights. You’ll find that you can be seen just as well as you would in a builder‘s fluorescent vest.
Whenever you’re writing something that’s reflective, you have to put yourself through some sort of ordeal just to understand the way you’re feeling.
I’m not suggesting that we promote a homosexual lifestyle and we impose it on people, but I am suggesting that it is important to be reflective of our culture and to not kibosh people from the mainstream.
You should be reflective of the world you live in.
There have always been two people jostling for control of my life, two totally opposite characters. The first one is super-confident, bulletproof, a showman, and an extrovert. He tries to make people laugh, messes about, gets into trouble, shrugs it off. The other character is withdrawn and reflective.
Reflective abstraction, however, is based not on individual actions but on coordinated actions.
Art has to be reflective of our society.
David Zayas
Wintertime for me is a time when I do a lot of my writing in the studio. It’s a time I enjoy. And it’s very reflective and a very calming time of the year. Throughout the year I gather a lot of musical inspirations, and this is where I bring them to the studio and see what will evolve musically.
A verbal art like poetry is reflective; it stops to think. Music is immediate, it goes on to become.
Both Brutus and Hamlet are highly intellectual by nature and reflective by habit. Both may even be called, in a popular sense, philosophic; Brutus may be called so in a stricter sense.
I see Amit spends a lot of time with the kids which is even reflective in their behaviours because most of their mannerisms seem to be influenced by their father.
Jaya Bachchan
There is something about growing up in the Midwest that gives a different kind of sensibility. But if I’m feeling insecure, the smiles and politeness get upped a notch, and maybe that isn’t totally reflective of how I’m feeling on the inside.
My mother was a piano teacher, my father an inventor. He invented the reflective paint they still use on airstrips. They had faith in my ambition, and I think that made all the difference.
I think a solo moves forward the way a song does, because it’s reflective of the chords that I’m considering as I’m soloing, and at the same time I’m going as much out on a limb as Frank Zappa used to, in terms of just going crazy on the instrument.