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We’ve collected the best Standpoint Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Vivek Ramaswamy, Yancy Butler, Will Arnett, Rick Santorum, Mark Messier. Use them as an inspiration.

From a personal standpoint, I consider myself much more of an accidental entrepreneur. I was involved in the entrepreneurship club at Harvard, but I heard of it only because it was new on campus.
Whether it goes to series or stands by itself, I’m proud of what we did with it, not only from the standpoint of what it could have been, but for itself.
Yancy Butler
It doesn’t look great if you cancel the reigning Best Comedy Program, you know, you’re gonna take a hit from a… from sort of a public relations standpoint.
Marriage is an institution that existed before governments existed. It’s something that reflects nature and reflects God and God’s will for us. And both from the standpoint of faith and reason it makes all the sense in the world. And it’s beneficial for society.
We had built up a team in Edmonton that really knew who each other was from a personal standpoint and from a professional standpoint. Our nucleus had stayed together for a long time.
Quarterbacks are untouchable nowadays. If you hit a quarterback too hard, or if you fall on him with too much weightwhich is a judgment thing from a professional standpoint – you’re going to get flagged.
Mario Williams
I don’t use my brain about the creative thing. From a business standpoint, I instinctively do things: when I get something right, it’s never because I use my brain.
I tend to look at potential investments from the standpoint of whether it is a valuable contribution to society.
David Cheriton
Our challenge is this sport needs to be more diverse throughout its makeup of stakeholders, participants, and fans. We’re doing a number of things from a multicultural standpoint on and off the track to achieve that. Over time, that’s going to be a big opportunity for NASCAR.
From a shallow standpoint, I like nice things.
When you start out on a project as an actor, you know, you approach the character from the standpoint of maybe writing a listeven if it’s a mental list that you make – of the adjectives that the character has or that character possesses.
I really worked hard to get myself in shape, just from a physical standpoint when you’re able to bring your body down and have the discipline to get into shape the way I was, it’s really a spiritual journey as well.
I am sure it will be mentioned and debated but from my standpoint I know who is in the Hall of Fame. A lot of them don’t belong in the Hall of Fame. If someone wants to debate me, check the stats.
Something we often struggle with on pictures is the right way to shoot live-action elements that are for an environment that’s very complicated from a lighting standpoint. An example is a starship flying through an environment that’s constantly changing.
Not everyone in this world has the same start in life. From that standpoint, we are trying to give as many kids as we can equal opportunities to succeed.
True economy means the wisest expenditure of what we have, everything considered, looking at it from the broadest standpoint. It is not a good thing to save a nickel at the expenditure of twenty-five cents‘ worth of time.
We’re certainly interested in maximizing our return and doing it – we’re interested in maximizing our return, but we’re also interested in doing it over a long period of time and in doing it in a way that never endangers the firm from a survivability standpoint.
Warren Stephens
From a business standpoint, of course I’m not gonna fight someone that’s unranked or something like that.
From a pure basketball standpoint, it’s hard to say you wouldn’t want Kawhi Leonard on your team.
I was surprised I was nominated for an Oscar because ‘Cocoon‘ was such an ensemble picture. But now I’m certain it wasn’t only for ‘Cocoon.’ It was a lifetime award, so I accepted it in that vein, and it probably meant more from a recognition standpoint.
Don Ameche
From a person standpoint, the old expression of what doesn’t kill you makes you stronger is somewhat true.
Vince McMahon
From a systematic standpoint, I think that capitalism is the best system. I can spend a lot of time explaining why I like communism, but it is actually not a good solution. Nor is socialism. So, capitalism is the right model.
Indeed, the actor’s lot is a much harder one than that of the director‘s, from one simple standpoint: The actor has to play the eight shows a week.
Charles Keating
A lot of people are coming down on people taking old rock ‘n’ roll songs and making commercials out of them, but from a songwriter‘s standpoint, I don’t mind because it helps pay my rent.
I think from a personal standpoint, maybe I appreciate a little more that there are two sides to every story, and the way that the U.S. is sometimes is viewed outside of the U.S. can be pretty tough, depending on what the U.S.’s actions are.
The Chili Peppers do a lot of improvising, but it’s within the framework of song structures. The Meatbats is from a purely instrumental standpoint. But when you hear the term ‘instrumental music’ you think it’s real serious stuff and everybody‘s playing a million notes and it’s about playing fast. That’s not what we do.
I’ve started to look at guitar playing from more than just a standpoint of using certain modes and techniques.
From a policy standpoint, the Judeo-Christian principles are important.
The Emmy will have no effect on me, from the standpoint that you’ve still got to wash your bowl after breakfast.
Charles Keating
You could power America with renewables from a technical and economic standpoint. The biggest obstacles are social and political – what you need is the will to do it.
Mark Z. Jacobson
I love every aspect of live performance and putting our shows together and approaching it from the standpoint of, ‘What would we want to see if we were a fan sitting in the audience?’
From my own personal standpoint, I’ve always preferred my hair shorter because it’s just easier.
Charlie White
I approach directing from an actor’s standpoint.
Derek Magyar
From a scientific standpoint, Aspergers and autism are one syndrome. Aspergers is part of the autism spectrum, not a separate disorder.
Defensively, from a team standpoint, I didn’t feel I played very well. Very rarely was I satisfied with how I played.
I do not shake hands from a sanitary standpoint.
If I had one golf course, from a design standpoint, one that I really love, it would probably be Pinehurst. There’s a totally tree-lined golf course where trees are not a part of the strategy.
From my standpoint, I feel like I’m at the start of my career, I’m only 23-years-old but I have been doing it for 10 years.
I hope I can stand up and be an example that helps change the narrative: ‘He understands the game from a technical standpoint. He can teach the game. He can change an offense. He can put in a zone. He can do more than recruit.’
When you have the most stable team in the garage from a financial standpoint and manufacturer standpoint, that attracts good people.
I think ‘GoodFellas’ is just a perfect film. From an efficiency of storytelling standpoint, from an entertainment standpoint, from a performance standpoint, from a use of music standpoint, from a cinematography and editing standpoint – to me, it’s just a perfect movie.
An artistic standpoint – I’ve watched a lot of ballet and source some inspiration from how they move, connect with each other, and find meaning in their movement.
There’s no limitation on comics, nothing. From a logical standpoint, how can there be a limitation on comics? You can use any word in the dictionary. You can put them in any order you want to. You can use a vast variety of illustrating styles. People could do all sorts of things.
Iran rejects weapons of mass destruction based on its belief system, its religious belief system, as well as well as its ethical standpoint.
We were friends for a year before we started playing music together. We both think it’s pretty important. Tyler‘s my friend before he’s a guy in my band, and when we talk to each other about things, it comes from a friend standpoint, not just a business standpoint.
Josh Dun
From a global health standpoint, we will look to prevent future pandemics and hold organizations, like the World Health Organization, accountable for their role in providing thorough, accurate information to the world.
I have known Evo Morales for many years, since the days of the union movement. From a historical and sociological standpoint, the election of Evo Morales is extraordinary, with great prospects and potential for the Bolivian people.
From a professional standpoint, our transformation of the labor landscape at scale through technology with Levo is the highest and best direction of my energy.
I think anybody that catches shares a bond. You know what it takes to play the position from a physical and mental standpoint.
From a personal standpoint, my ability to play all around the wicket is more mindset than anything else.
I am not a spokesperson for the trans community, I am not. The media kind of projects me as being the spokesperson, but from my standpoint, I am not. I am a spokesperson for my story, and that’s all I can tell.
I became intrigued with the whole development sector, going into a community, building it up, coming up with a plan from an architectural standpoint, and bringing it to fruition, especially if you’re able to make the community a better place in the process.
Open platforms historically undergo a lot of scrutiny, but there are a lot of advantages to having an open source platform from a security standpoint.
From a health standpoint, I have metabolic syndrome, I have high triglycerides, low HDL, body fat centrally located, high blood pressure. Running really helps control my weight and that problem a lot. So if I am not running three days a week, I really miss it.
In China, going public has a cachet from a branding standpoint. It will improve our image to ad agencies, government regulators.
You have to remember that coaching wasn’t sophisticated back then – you didn’t have the camps, clinics and all the technical advances that are available today – so from that standpoint, playing with a cast on my arm was a fortunate event in my life.
Bob Cousy
If we turn our back on the people of this country who need to work for a living, we shouldn’t be here, to be honest, because that has to be an essential part of what we do to protect the country, from the standpoint of defense, protect workers and make sure they have jobs.
No persons professing to be Christians should enter the marriage relation until the matter has been carefully and prayerfully considered from an elevated standpoint, to see if God can be glorified by the union.
Facebook is the biggest nation in the world and we have a dictator, if you look at it from a democracy standpoint. Mark Zuckerberg is a dictator.
From the standpoint of democratic legitimacy, it’s a problem if half the electorate, or close to it, declines to vote, not least because they may not feel much of a stake in the whole process.
That’s the philosophy that we have always had. Going and playing in front of people and leaving an impressive from that standpoint.
Josh Dun
I wouldn’t be anywhere close to where I am today without my pops. I think a lot of a football player‘s makeup is mental, and I’ve been blessed to have someone to learn from. Not just from a technical standpoint, but everything he taught me about being a hard worker, a teammate and just being a football player.
The important thing about mobile is, everybody has a computer in their pocket. The implications of so many people connected to the Internet all the time from the standpoint of education is incredible.
The interesting thing about fiction from a writer’s standpoint is that the characters come to life within you. And yet who are they and where are they? They seem to have as much or more vitality and complexity as the people around you.
Whitley Strieber
You know, I really do have some morals. I do actually care about people. And I do have a political standpoint.
I’ve grown in maturity because I understood from an intellectual standpoint how serious Covid-19 is and all the effects it was having on our society.
I’m a big proponent of playing all sports when you’re growing up. I think they all help you from a competitiveness standpoint to a movement standpoint. Certainty with tennis, you get the lateral quickness more than anything.
From a musical standpoint, I was inspired by ’90s hip hop, with a lot of drums and the tempos. I’m always inspired by David Bowie and Prince.
The task which we have set ourselves is simply to show why and for what purpose we hold that standpoint during most of our lives, and why and for what purpose we are provisionally obliged to abandon it.
Ernst Mach
I’m certainly no Bruce Springsteen in terms of being a storyteller, but I’m trying to get a better handle on it and not always go after it from an autobiographical standpoint.
From my standpoint, I want to work with homeland security, justice to make sure that U.S. citizens‘ vote is not diluted.
The photographer, even in fashion and portraiture, has to have a standpoint. It’s important to know what you stand for, no? Most people just take pictures, but they stand for nothing. They follow trends and don’t know why.
To show a different side on ‘Love & Hip Hop’ and bring some validity to it and not just be ratchet, messy or whatever the case may be, it was cool to be that guy, not just from a fan standpoint but an artist standpoint.
Art – the beautiful thing about art, from my standpoint, is that it has no discrimination.
From a prestige standpoint, the U.S. needs to host Formula 1. And I think Formula 1, they know they need the U.S. as well. So many companies that are global are based in the United States support Formula 1.
From an emotional standpoint it’s very easy to say don’t raise taxes, and no one wants to raise taxes.
In California, they’re not making any more land. And with the high cost of land, from a business standpoint, being able to move your goods quickly and cheaply makes Compton an attractive place to be.
Basketball is booming, and it’s not just an Under Armour standpoint: it’s about the game itself. Kids going out and playing and being inspired by what we do on the court.
From an acting standpoint, you’ve got to continue to trust your gut because, ultimately, only that will result in a better product, making the audience more happy and resulting in the right payoff.
I’d say, at the end of the day, you know, from a songwriting practice standpoint, you write songs to make yourself feel something true and validating, and cathartic, maybe, and then whoever responds to it is, like, out of your control.
For the Nintendo Switch, we were very deliberate in wanting to make sure, from a Nintendo publish standpoint, that we had a steady cadence of great games in addition to strong titles at launch.
Scott Skiles was a master tactician – they’re all masters, but he is elite. He knew how to manipulate his team from an X’s-and-O’s standpoint.
Well, as an actor, at least from my standpoint, I can’t not like who I’m playing.
China should be another United States from an economic standpoint. Beijing should be another Silicon Valley.
All religions worthy of the name are now making great efforts to purify their doctrines and return to their original standpoint, all except Christianity! You surely know that the nineteenth century Christianity is not the religion taught by Christ. Christ’s religion has been changed and corrupted.
Virchand Gandhi
Realistically, my favorite thing really is going out and seeing the different problems that people have in different geographical areas. Not just from a standpoint of the area that they may be in or the city they may be in but the different kind of car culture or motorcycle culture there is.
Perhaps I will stay in Chicago and operate on human beings instead of on dogs. From a business standpoint, it would be excellent. But, as I hate medical practice, I would like better to make little money in doing scientific work than a great deal in doing surgical operations.
Alexis Carrel
From a vocal standpoint, Glenn Hughes is just a god.
From the employees‘ standpoint, in 1935, Social Security was a big gamble. Employees would be required to participate in the program, contributing a percentage of their income for their entire adult working life.
Wayne Allard
Trying to block women from getting access to contraception or defunding Planned Parenthood is completely nonsensical from a policy standpoint.
I have always been an outstanding football player, I have always had uncanny abilities, great arm strength, an immense ability to play the game from a quarterback standpoint. The problem was that I wasn’t given the liberty to do certain things when I was young.
Michael Vick
Ultimately, the issue is not whether you are pro- or anti-sports betting. You begin, from my standpoint, from the premise that it is going to continue to exist, and if it is going to continue to exist, should it be shoved underground, or should it be regulated?
Adam Silver
You’re moving a franchise. You’re leaving one city and going to another, which is difficult from a fan standpoint, from a fan-base standpoint, but you have to take care of the detail things. As you go through that step-by-step process, from my standpoint, my job is to keep in mind the player needs.
From the artist’s standpoint, are you getting more from streaming than you used to, prior to the days of the Internet? No – and I don’t know if those days are ever going to come back – but at least, technically speaking, it’s the legal way to do it.
From my standpoint, we ought to be talking about… how do you make Wisconsin a more attractive place for risk-taking, business investment, business expansion.
If you were approaching the TARP investments from a pure investment standpoint, then there’s no doubt in my mind the taxpayer lost, and probably lost big.
I’ve always liked to run. I did it from a conditioning standpoint, you know. I really enjoyed running, and I do it to stay in shape.
I don’t care much about hardware. Nintendo games are some of the best games in the world, and from a more graphical standpoint, the Wii can’t do what a PS3 or 360 can do.
We changed the University of Houston in 23 short months more than anybody thought was possible. Not just from a wins and losses standpoint but from an infrastructure standpoint as well.
I like to make music from a personal standpoint, and the music that feels good to me, and when the music becomes big, it’s even better because it’s an even more organic feeling than when you, like, tried to make the hit record.
What the mayors care about is, ‘How can I get money to invest in the infrastructure in my city? How do we put people back to work, lower the unemployment rate, provide for job training programs? How do we make class sizes smaller and make investments in our children from an education standpoint?’
I like the fact that we have all the teams in the tournament. When I first got here as an assistant, not everyone made the tournament and I think as a coach, you look at it from a job security standpoint, I think that hurt when you didn’t have everybody in the tournament.
Tim Buckley
From a personal standpoint I really like that Bernie Sanders is making so much noise.
There’s a tendency to make more money at concerts. That’s from a financial standpoint. Night clubs have a better feel, better contact between the artist and the audience.
You shouldn’t vent and open up to your husband, your boyfriend, your friend, because they’re not professionals; they don’t know the right thing to say to you, and putting them in that position is tricky. You have to look at it from their standpoint. It’s so much pressure.
So from the housing standpoint, steady as you go, I think, would be the best medicine.
Franklin Raines
I would adopt a standpoint, irrespective of whether someone was for or against it, if I felt deeply that it was right for the movement.
Alfred Rosenberg
I think I’ve done a good job in the industry from the standpoint of employee morale and customer satisfaction, and as an innovative thinker in tech.
David Duffield
Everybody knows that from a national security standpoint we need to secure our southern border.
The standpoint of the man who relies on religious experience for capturing Reality must always remain individual and incommunicable.
The thing you’re working so hard for are milliseconds. Saving a 10th of a second from 9.82 to 9.72 is huge. There are a lot of things I can fix from my technique standpoint and making sure I hold my form at the end of the race, to not slow down as much as I usually do.
Going through your reads, there is always an answer. And if you consistently, from a mental standpoint as a quarterback, go through your reads, you always give your team a chance to win.
I was so engrossed in my sport, I wasn’t thinking about the future from God’s standpoint. I was thinking about just my sporting future.
I have a really good idea for a novel and would like to just kind of try my hand at fiction. I’m starting to kind of get a really good body of work going from a literary standpoint. As long as the audience is there, man, I’ll keep cranking them out.
From a personal standpoint, playing someone judged negatively by her friends is not difficult.
It is unusual for a coach to call you, just from a fundamental standpoint and say ‘hey we’re watching what you do.’
My parents didn’t have the opportunities that my wife and I have now, from a quality of life standpoint.
Derek Fisher
We all say that we want to repeal Obamacare, and we would all love a clean, full repeal. But the truth is, sometimes it’s kind of like making sausage. You have to do it one step at a time. You’ve got to approach it from the standpoint that you make substantial gains today, and then the next opportunity, you make more.
I think from an artist standpoint, you have to put out music that you feel like represents you and things you feel like your crowd wants to hear. And if that drives them to go and download the album or the single, that’s what we want.
There’s a large opportunity for Bon Iver to be a special thing, even from a business standpoint – just trying to do cooler things. Every band sells t-shirts and plays certain auditoriums, but I’m sick of being like everyone else, because I’m not.
I’ve always been the point guard, always been the floor general out there, and it’s helped me see things I didn’t previously see on offense from a shooting guard standpoint.
Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional football from the standpoint of athletes and agents and general managers that few people have ever seen.
The implications of so many people connected to the Internet all the time from the standpoint of education is incredible.
As I became more interested in behavior from the standpoint of neurobiology, the stress-response became really interesting. What stress physiology is about is – when there is a new environmental challenge, how does an individual adapt? It seemed like a natural transition.
I take the purest and hardest forms of music… and come in completely fresh from a production standpoint. It’s like hip-hop production, because there’s a lot of taking the best parts and a lot of the repetitiveness.
From an acting standpoint, when I was a kid, I thought I knew everything there was to know. As the years go by, this craft becomes more intensive as I get older. You realize how much more there is to know and to learn, and how much better you can get, if you really work at it.
And really, the basis, I think, of achieving some success in what I want to do today comes from my mother‘s push to get me to read and to make something of myself from the standpoint of an education.
Video games as a storytelling medium are, from a mathematical standpoint, a branching narrative. You start at one place, you can go in multiple different directions, and there’s a multitude of different endings.
Being southern and doing bobsled was difficult from the standpoint that I had no idea how to handle the cold and how to dress in the cold, let alone warm up and compete in the cold – so it was a definite shock. I didn’t even own a coat when I first started bobsledding!
I’ll continue on the path I’ve been taking, feet on the ground, describing people’s lives, describing people’s emotions, writing from the standpoint of the ordinary people.
Mo Yan
My illness has taught me something about the nature of humanity, love, brotherhood and relationships that I never understood, and probably never would have. So, from that standpoint, there is some truth and good in everything.
Lee Atwater
From a productivity standpoint, you’re supposed to reduce headcount on par with declining revenue. If you believe the environment isn’t going to improve, you should take a bigger cut to get in front of the problems.
For whatever the reasons may be, a lot of teams try to target me as a defender from a standpoint of assuming I’m not very great at it.
At least from a national security standpoint, none of the problems the U.S. and U.K. face will become easier to solve if the U.K. is out of the E.U.; on the contrary, I fear that a ‘Brexit‘ would only make our world even more dangerous and difficult to manage.
Creativity is much better when it’s free. Someone can take it and sell it if that’s what it needs, and from that standpoint, you have to have a label. If you could make your music and just give it away and somehow make a living – that would be the best scenario.
I talk to amateurs, up-and-coming guys, fighters older than me, and we compare notes to teach each other how to leave this game on top from a legacy and financial standpoint.
I don’t think it’s too late for ‘The War of the Worlds‘ to come true. I’m talking about it from the standpoint that which you need to have and own things – to breed, to think, to create – is going on everywhere, not just on this planet or in the space around it.
Basketball is basketball, so from a strategic standpoint, having a playersperspective is valuable.
When I talk about football from a studio standpoint, I try to cut through the minutia and get to the point.
The way that Lucasfilm used ILM was George never restricted his thinking to things that he knew could be executed with the tools at the time. He would write what he thought would be cool and what he wanted from a storytelling standpoint with the assumption that, ‘Well, they’ll figure it out!’
From a cognitive standpoint, I’m very aware that you have no room for error in a picture book. Every word counts.
From a lifestyle standpoint, for every workout that you do, give yourself $5 to buy a piece of clothing to inspire your next workout.
From the standpoint of observation, then, we must regard it as a highly probable hypothesis that the beginnings of the mental life date from as far back as the beginnings of life at large.
When you’re present, be present the best you can. Like I said, we all fail. But I think from a dad standpoint, children want our time. Sometimes it might just be five minutes, and sometimes it can be a lot more, but I think they want our time and to be engaged with them and present.
I always try to write from a genuine standpoint.
From a planning standpoint, you want to surround a first-year head coach with quality coaches at all levels.
I never want the ball above my shoulders until I’m really firing. I feel like I can generate more velocity with my arm path. The way my arm works, there’s so many benefits to it – from a health standpoint, as well.
From LeBron‘s standpoint, if a guy like Kyrie walks away – that creates doubt. But Kyrie committed right away, and that’s a major statement about his faith in us.
I am obsessed with delivering value to investors and winning the game from a personal standpoint.
Manny Pacquiao has a whole country behind him. His journey and his rise, from a career standpoint, he was fortunate to have a lot of great opponents and rivalries for years. People forget about Barrera and Morales and those guys. That’s how he built his legacy. Plus he had a country behind him.
Technical co-founders are great at envisioning where the company‘s going from a strategic standpoint. They have what I call the ‘gut-feel’ of building out their business.
I kinda always felt like I am out, for all intents and purposes. So I always came from the standpoint of, ‘Why does writing it in an article or saying it in an article make me gay?’ That doesn’t make me gay or not. I’m living my life. I’m not lying; I don’t hide it.
There aren’t sufficient scientific facts to establish the theory of evolution, and it deals with the origins of man, which is more from a philosophical standpoint than a scientific standpoint.
Social psychology has, as a rule, dealt with various phases of social experience from the psychological standpoint of individual experience.
George Herbert Mead
From a UX standpoint, the toughest battle is how to make a platform that’s really open so kids can use it but has sort of hooks and constraints so it’s actually driving towards revealing parts of the world through science or through mathematics.
Jake Barton
I run a program called Amer-I-Can. We’ve taught in prisons, schools, juvenile facilities and we teach in the community. We have the greatest record from the standpoint of dealing with grade point averages, disciplinary action and attendance in schools.
I’m proud of the fact that I thought of the solar wind. It was an exercise in pursuing curiosity, which is the main motivation for studying physics from a personal standpoint.
Eugene Parker
I am reaching a point in my life where the basketball chapter in my life is slowly closing from a competition standpoint.
Yes, I have my standpoint, but I try to follow the life of Christ and he was very non-judgmental. It’s not my position to judge. It’s God’s position to judge.
Well, you know, a lot of people look at the negative things, the things that they did wrong and – which I do. But I like to stress on the things I did right, because there are certain things that I like to look at from a positive standpoint that are just positive reinforcement.
Just from a psychological standpoint, it’s really helpful having films with a joyful message and positivity, so we try to do that with all our movies, really.
I’ve never done this from a standpoint of, ‘I want to be famous.’ I sing because I love singing. I perform because I love performing.
I think, from a standpoint of editorial, you know, AOL historically has played in a very deep way across many different verticals in the content space. Huffington Post adds a very large new dimension to that.
Tim Armstrong
I look at each episode in two ways – from a design standpoint and from an entertainment standpoint – this is TV, after all. We usually succeed on at least one of the levels.
Douglas Wilson
WrestleMania is a major event and that’s an understatement obviously, but it’s a major event from the standpoint that many other companies use WrestleMania as a source of creating new revenue.
I mean, this whole digital revolution is really eroding the director’s importance on a movie because, number one, just from a practical standpoint, with floppy disks and the ability to put all of the film onto a disk, more people have access to the movie.
I was bullied in every way imaginable, but the worst was the verbal abuse. (I was always a strong, tough and tall girl, so nobody wanted to mess with me from a physical standpoint). It hit rock bottom when I was in seventh grade.
From an evolutionary standpoint, human consciousness has not been around very long. A little light just went on after four and a half billion years. How often does that happen? Maybe it is quite rare.
Sponsorships and marketing are oftentimes pretty short-lived. From a company’s standpoint, they’re often not looking to do tremendously long contracts. They’re always trying to catch the next big thing.
I tell her all the time I’d gladly retire and hang out with the kids and clean the house. I want to have a good life and great family, and from a professional standpoint I want to be successful, but it’s not the most important thing at all.
It probably would be wiser, from a time-management standpoint, if I hired a crew to take care of the farm so I could get a little more rest. But the thing is, when I start my morning out there, I’m more productive for the rest of the day.
I don’t have an issue with whether – from a legal standpoint, with whether or not government can impose the ultimate punishment on people. We do it in capital cases. Police officers shoot fleeing felons.
When I was in high school, my mom hated football. But then, the more I played, the more it grew on her. This game has done a lot for my family – not just from a financial standpoint, but it also helped bring my family together.
Nick Ferguson
The best way to look at any business is from the standpoint of the clients.
I think a lot of ‘Edward Scissorhands’ was about the suburban world that Burton grew up in feeling like an outcast. I feel like there’s no way it’s not at least a little autobiographical from that standpoint. I always liked that.
From a constitutional standpoint, the religion of a candidate is supposed to make no difference. Even before the founding fathers dreamed up the First Amendment, they inserted a provision in the Constitution expressly prohibiting any religious test for office.
Both from the standpoint of stocks and bonds, an investor wants to go where the growth is.
I’m more of a hands-on person. I like working with young people from the standpoint of providing support for the grassroots programs. State, national and Olympic champions begin at a grassroots level.
From the standpoint that you try to adjust your offense to your quarterback, you try to adjust your football team around your players. You do the best you can with the hand that you have, and you’ve got to add some parts along the way.
Yes, I believe in school choice. Parents know far better than government bureaucrats what their children need from an education standpoint, and they should be permitted to make that choice.
Matt Salmon
People want to know if I have a moral standpoint that they should be picking up on, and the truth is, I don’t. I don’t want people to think that I’m trying to tell them to feel a certain way. I think that’s cheap filmmaking.
Number one, from a tackling standpoint, we teach strike zone hits, and we want to hit absolutely as hard as we can in that strike zone, and that’s absolutely what we call a batter in the batters box from the chest all the way down to the knees.
The most pressing ethical question is to make sure that everything you do from a scientific standpoint is done for the ultimate good and positive issue for the people that you’re caring about.
I think everyone at some point in their career would like the opportunity to go back to their alma mater, but from a timing standpoint, it’s just never worked.
I’ve never been able to write narrative as a character, really. Jenny Lewis, I love her stuff, I love that she can weave these American Gothic fairytales. I feel like I sound inauthentic when I do that, so I tend to write from a personal standpoint.
Working at the ad agency showed me just how possible things were from a production standpoint.
Most people think of us as this flamboyant airline, but we’re really very conservative from the fiscal standpoint.
I was the first athlete, from a training standpoint, with Adidas to have their own signature shoe.
Keyshawn Johnson
When you close down your borders, you’re helping people build up a lot of hate toward you. That ungenerosity is not only not very attractive, from a moral and social standpoint, but also it’s not very effective as a means of defending the country.
I can’t dismiss my roots as a kid growing up during the Great Depression in the ordinary midwestern town of Grand Rapids, Michigan. From the standpoint of money and material possessions, we were barely scraping by.