We’ve collected the best Takes Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Bill Engvall, David Cassidy, Gustav Mahler, Helen Rowland, Heraclitus. Use them as an inspiration.
In the theatrical works we love and admire the most, the ending of the drama generally takes place offstage.
Sometimes it just takes a little longer to get to your destination, but if you make sure to enjoy the journey, eventually you will get there.
The minute I understand a man, he is no longer exciting and a challenge to me. And the last thing in the world I want is for a man to understand me and know what’s always going on inside my head. It takes away from all my mystery, which, as I’ve told you before, is the most important thing between a man and a woman.
When you have a wonderful mother-in-law who takes sides with you in squabbles with her own daughter – that’s something.
A film has its own life and takes its own time.
Today’s difference between Russia and the United States is that in Russia everybody takes everybody else for a spy, and in the United States everybody takes everybody else for a criminal.
Knowledge born of the finest discrimination takes us to the farthest shore. It is intuitive, omniscient, and beyond all divisions of time and space.
It takes a great deal of bravery to stand up to our enemies, but just as much to stand up to our friends.
I heard that after you throw away a ‘New York Times,’ it takes over a hundred years for the lies to biodegrade.
It takes a lot of courage to show your dreams to someone else.
It takes collaboration across a community to develop better skills for better lives.
A committee is organic rather than mechanical in its nature: it is not a structure but a plant. It takes root and grows, it flowers, wilts, and dies, scattering the seed from which other committees will bloom in their turn.
Our forefathers paved the way for us. Let’s take their values and their strengths and rededicate ourselves to doing whatever it takes to keep America the greatest country in the history of man.
Efficiency is a great secret that can drop us right into our ideal life path, but it is a hard one to practice and something that takes constant maintenance and work.
A director, I forget who, told me that it takes 30 years to make an actor. And I believe that. You have to learn your craft, learn your trade – and also you have to live a life and experience things.
You can be an Olympic champion in 9.5 secs, but to be the greatest, there’s more to it. It takes a bit of forethought and a lot of mental application.
It doesn’t matter who gets what. It’s just a matter of doing what it takes to win.
It takes a lot of courage to release the familiar and seemingly secure, to embrace the new. But there is no real security in what is no longer meaningful. There is more security in the adventurous and exciting, for in movement there is life, and in change there is power.
I haven‘t met a person who takes a statin drug to lower cholesterol that I can’t get off a statin once I teach them how to eat.
I go wherever my creativity takes me.
Nobody, absolutely nobody, straps a bomb on their body because they were recruited from the Internet. It takes an enormous amount of personal face-to-face contact and time in order to recruit a young person into the cause of jihad.
It takes the same effort to think small than to think big. But to think big frees you from the insignificant details.
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.
After 2014, we will support a unified Afghanistan as it takes responsibility for its own future.
If you are a superstar, or whatever you want to call yourself, a person who’s had outrageous success, and you decide to go indie and tell the record companies to screw themselves? That takes a certain amount of courage. And bullheadedness, really.
A disruptive innovation is a technologically simple innovation in the form of a product, service, or business model that takes root in a tier of the market that is unattractive to the established leaders in an industry.
Obviously I’m delighted I’m a grandfather, but I guess it takes a little while to digest. You start thinking, ‘Oh, I’m half-way over the natural life span. So this is the last bit, and I’d better enjoy it.’
The best thing is to look natural, but it takes makeup to look natural.
We want to be funny. We want to make people laugh… We’ll do whatever it takes.
Anything worth doing good takes a little chaos.
Having imagination it takes you an hour to write a paragraph that if you were unimaginative would take you only a minute.
It’s asking that never-ending question, ‘Who am I?’ which motivates me and takes me on a constant journey of self-discovery that teaches me so much. Will Everest make me more cautious? In reality, probably not.
Even with all our technology and the inventions that make modern life so much easier than it once was, it takes just one big natural disaster to wipe all that away and remind us that, here on Earth, we’re still at the mercy of nature.
You can’t jump from little things to big things. It just takes time and patience.
What I love about tennis is the gracefulness. It’s an aggressive and powerful game, but it takes touch and finesse.
If you just keep your head down, work, and put it on the bottom line, sooner or later that takes care of everything else.
Americans are in a cycle of fear which leads to people not wanting to spend and not wanting to make investments, and that leads to more fear. We’ll break out of it. It takes time.
It takes a wise man to discover a wise man.
One of the things you have to deal with is the pressure of expectations. It takes time for people to believe in yourself; to believe you can finish the innings. You try and do it consistently and that’s what you aim to do as a batsman.
God gives us life and takes us away as He sees fit.
It takes time to persuade men to do even what is for their own good.
An Olympic pursuit really takes a full three to four years of Olympic preparation.
All human knowledge takes the form of interpretation.
Of course, there are those critics – New York critics as a rule – who say, ‘Well, Maya Angelou has a new book out and of course it’s good but then she’s a natural writer.’ Those are the ones I want to grab by the throat and wrestle to the floor because it takes me forever to get it to sing. I work at the language.
Any beast can cry over the misfortunes of its own child. It takes a mensch to weep for others’ children.
It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are.
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
A gentleman is one who puts more into the world than he takes out.
It takes a great deal of history to produce a little literature.
There’s a popular concept of ‘intelligence‘ as book smarts, like calculus or chess, as opposed to, say, social skills. So people say that ‘it takes more than intelligence to succeed in human society.’ But social skills reside in the brain, not the kidneys.
It takes considerable knowledge just to realize the extent of your own ignorance.
I’ve trained my whole life to be a winner and if I know two things it’s that to be the best takes passion and persistence.
We must learn how to live in the space of inner peace in our everyday lives. This takes consistent, conscious effort because I know so many black women are hurting and sad, and we don’t easily express our heartache or show our wounds.
You can’t have a value structure without a hierarchy. They’re the same thing because a value structure means one thing takes precedence over another.
In America any boy may become President, and I suppose it’s just one of the risks he takes.
God takes care of imbeciles, little children and artists.
A mother takes twenty years to make a man of her boy, and another woman makes a fool of him in twenty minutes.
Work takes on new meaning when you feel you are pointed in the right direction. Otherwise, it’s just a job, and life is too short for that.
Wall Street apparently takes and then forgets, and then comes after the guns of law-abiding American citizens and small businesses.
Forgiveness takes time. It is the last step of the grieving process.
It takes generosity to discover the whole through others. If you realize you are only a violin, you can open yourself up to the world by playing your role in the concert.
Every man takes the limits of his own field of vision for the limits of the world.
I trust online banking. You know why? Because if somebody hacks into my account and defrauds my credit card company, or my online bank account, guess who takes the loss? The bank, not me.
The dull routine of our daily job takes on a new significance, assumes a beauty and importance undreamt of before, if we consider it from the angle of service to God.
I always worked in institutions, I never had a restaurant of my own before, but I have opened over 30 hotels, restaurants and casinos. I understand what it takes to keep them running.
No one else looks out upon the world so kindly and charitably as the pedestrian; no one else gives and takes so much from the country he passes through.
Where you have no religion, you are sure to have no government, for as religion disappears, anarchy takes place and fixes a compleat Hell on earth till religion returns.
Sometimes it takes a natural disaster to reveal a social disaster.
Science is a way of life. Science is a perspective. Science is the process that takes us from confusion to understanding in a manner that’s precise, predictive and reliable – a transformation, for those lucky enough to experience it, that is empowering and emotional.
Successful weight loss takes programming, not willpower.
Gratitude, warm, sincere, intense, when it takes possession of the bosom, fills the soul to overflowing and scarce leaves room for any other sentiment or thought.
It takes a lot for me to be excited.
An intellectual is a man who takes more words than necessary to tell more than he knows.
It is a revenge the devil sometimes takes upon the virtuous, that he entraps them by the force of the very passion they have suppressed and think themselves superior to.
It takes a wise man to recognize a wise man.
A lot of people think it takes millions of dollars to give back or inspire, but just you showing up means a lot.
It takes a lot of things to prove you are smart, but only one thing to prove you are ignorant.
I’m as patient a father as I am on the tennis court. It takes a lot for me to get really upset, but sometimes kids can get you really cross if they really keep bugging you.
Growth without diversification, technological improvement, and increased productivity is easily reversed: all it takes is a dip in commodity prices.
Like anything worth doing in life, happiness takes time and patience and consistency.
Grit, determination, the right amount of crazy, self belief – everything it takes to be a champion. I have that.
It takes two to quarrel, but only one to end it.
Photography takes an instant out of time, altering life by holding it still.
It takes very little effort to make someone happy.
For a long time, it was like I was part of some special forces unit: I’d land, meet everyone, five minutes later I’d have to do some amazing work, then – boom! – I’m out again. You know, playing supporting parts takes courage.
Obstacles are things a person sees when he takes his eyes off his goal.
The cello is such a versatile instrument. It can rock like the hardest rock guitar, and it can sing like the human voice. We couldn’t do what we do without the classical training. It’s a hard instrument to play. There are no frets, and it takes finesse and technique to play.
I feel like that’s my foundation and my roots, what I believe in – no matter where life takes me, I’ll always be the same guy and same person at heart.
The same law takes place in a system, consisting of many bodies, as in one single body, with regard to their persevering in their state of motion or of rest. For the progressive motion, whether of one single body or of a whole system of bodies, is always to be estimated from the motion of the center of gravity.
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
It takes madness to find out madness.
So much destruction in modern war takes place miles and miles away from the source of the destruction, the human being who has caused it.
The best thing is to invest in yourself, because it takes money to make money.
Formation of a new race takes place when, over several generations, individuals in one group reproduce more frequently among themselves than they do with individuals in other groups.
It takes effort to be a real friend and to find a true friend.
I feel less energetic; I get pains. My quality of life has deteriorated, and it takes me longer to recover from any form of physical activity.
It takes bravery to end a relationship.
It takes strength to make your way through grief, to grab hold of life and let it pull you forward.
Everybody wants to be good, but not many are prepared to make the sacrifices it takes to be great. To many people, being nice in order to be liked is more important. There’s equal merit in that, but you must not confuse being good with being liked.
I just go where the guitar takes me.
Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.
Every person takes the limits of their own field of vision for the limits of the world.
I hate death; it takes people away from you. You’re left feeling rudderless.
It takes guts to get out of the ruts.
Performing is just standing up there and doing something. Performance takes on an edge to it. It has a more dramatic context.
The nice thing about the ‘House of Cards‘ is they did 70 takes, so it was a little different. You only get one at the Supreme Court.
I see little of more importance to the future of our country and of civilization than full recognition of the place of the artist. If art is to nourish the roots of our culture, society must set the artist free to follow his vision wherever it takes him.
There’s a lot of real estate in our brain dedicated to facial recognition and to physics. That takes a lot of processing power out of our brain.
I really believe in the environmental movement right now – it only takes a little effort to make a big difference.
Failure is unimportant. It takes courage to make a fool of yourself.
It takes a long time to grow an old friend.
It takes a lot more energy to fail than to succeed, since it takes a lot of concentrated energy to hold on to beliefs that don’t work.
That’s the most beautiful thing that I like about boxing: you can take a punch. The biggest thing about taking a punch is your ego reacts and there’s no better spiritual lesson than trying to not pay attention to your ego’s reaction. That’s what takes people out of the fight half the time.
When you’re sick, nobody takes care of you like your mom.
I care. I care about it all. It takes too much energy not to care.
It takes a strong effort on the part of each American Indian not to become Europeanized. The strength for this effort can only come from the traditional ways, the traditional values that our elders retain.
The real enemies of our life are the ‘oughts’ and the ‘ifs.’ They pull us backward into the unalterable past and forward into the unpredictable future. But real life takes place in the here and now.
I’ve got my eye on Big Cass and Enzo Amore. I think they ooze everything that it takes to be a WWE superstar. They have so much energy. Those guys and the Vaudevillains are the guys I’ve been tipping my cap to on the viewership side.
Learning to love yourself is not going to happen overnight – the first step is trying to be kinder and more patient with yourself, and I understand that it takes time.
Every girl should use what Mother Nature gave her before Father Time takes it away.
If somebody has a better idea than me, I’ll take it if it surpasses what we have on the page because at the end of the day, it’s me that takes the credit anyway!
To create one’s world in any of the arts takes courage.
I have learned that any fool can write a bad ad, but that it takes a real genius to keep his hands off a good one.
Go empower yourself. You need confidence because the one thing that bullying does is it belittles you, and it takes away your confidence, and nobody deserves that.
It takes a lot of money to do what we do. We have brought over 122 million people to the Lord Jesus Christ.
To achieve a lasting peace in the Middle East takes guts, not guns.
I have a son, who is a… not an ordinary form of schizophrenia, but clearly, cannot take care of himself. And the great fear of then, of all parents is, when the parents die, who takes care of your child? And the answer is: they become homeless.
Of course! It takes a lot of strength to mend a broken heart. Channelising energies into your work helps, but also to be able to accept situations for what they are instead of questioning them helps immensely.
Sometimes it takes me a little longer to kick into my gears.
Personal adornment is the only cultural form that everybody in the world takes part in.
I think the person who takes a job in order to live – that is to say, for the money – has turned himself into a slave.
I don’t think being beautiful takes away from your credibility.
Anybody who does 90 takes has a problem.
To create a new standard, it takes something that’s not just a little bit different; it takes something that’s really new and really captures people’s imagination, and the Macintosh, of all the machines I’ve ever seen, is the only one that meets that standard.
I got used to long takes with ‘Irreversible‘ and ‘Enter the Void‘ and also with ‘Love.’
We need to mobilise our structures and our supporters to oppose state capture and corruption in whatever form it takes.
It takes some discipline and hard work, but relying on credit when things go wrong is a trap.
It takes an extraordinary intelligence to contemplate the obvious.
In this business it takes time to be really good – and by that time, you’re obsolete.
It doesn’t take a hero to order men into battle. It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
Clearly, enriching the cosmos with heavy elements takes a while. So there’s inevitably an interval between the sterile aftermath of the Big Bang and a time when the cosmic chemistry set had enough ingredients to make rocky planets (and squishy biology).
Balance takes work. Lots of it. There is no endpoint in balance, no goal, no finalization. Balance requires practice, patience, and – most importantly – movement. We often get stuck in our ways and form habits based on our fears and driven by our insecurities.
Winning takes precedence over all. There’s no gray area. No almosts.
It’s far too much to say that effective hoping is the only – or even the biggest – part of what it takes to succeed. If 14% of business productivity can be attributed to hope, that means 86% is dependent on raw talent, fickle business cycles, the quality of the product you’re selling, and often pure, dumb luck.
I’m very interested in writing – it just takes so much discipline, whether it’s short stories or novels.
‘Border‘ was the first movie that I watched on the big screen. It always takes me back to my childhood.
What takes place in the Security Council more closely resembles a mugging than either a political debate or an effort at problem-solving.
It takes a little bit of mindfulness and a little bit of attention to others to be a good listener, which helps cultivate emotional nurturing and engagement.
The cowards and the impatient can enjoy one night stands as it takes a great deal of patience, unconditional love, trust, fearlessness and a deep sense of individuality to maintain relationships.
I love challenges, as it breaks the monotony and takes me out of my comfort zone.
I am who I am, and I think I have a good nature, by and large. But if someone takes advantage of that good nature, well then, you know, I’m not that nice a guy.
It is one thing to train officers on fighting crime. It is a whole other thing to train them to build friendships and relationships, which are integral to fighting crime. This takes time, effort, and patience on the part of police officers.
It takes tremendous discipline to control the influence, the power you have over other people’s lives.
It is imperfection – not perfection – that is the end result of the program written into that formidably complex engine that is the human brain, and of the influences exerted upon us by the environment and whoever takes care of us during the long years of our physical, psychological and intellectual development.
I’m the interpreter. I’m the one who takes your words and brings them to life. I was trained to sing and dance and laugh, and that’s what I want to do.
It takes someone with a vision of the possibilities to attain new levels of experience. Someone with the courage to live his dreams.
On films, you have the liberty of working out the details, the psychology, taking maybe more risks and takes than you can in television just because you can’t be figuring things out on the day.
Nothing takes the sting out of these tough economic times like watching a bunch of millionaires giving golden statues to each other.
He’s so slow that he takes an hour and a half to watch 60 Minutes.
When a man becomes a writer, I think he takes on a sacred obligation to produce beauty and enlightenment and comfort at top speed.
Sometimes it takes longer to create value, but if the companies generate more earnings, the stocks will ultimately reflect that.
I think everyone understands grief, the journey it takes us on, whether it’s the death of a loved one, the end of a relationship, a disappointment. Some people don’t deal with it, the power of it. Some do. Some feel the weight of it and it informs their choices. I’ve had to open up to grief in different contexts.
It takes a great person to walk away from money.
It takes compromise to raise a child, especially with a schedule like mine.
Just remember, you can do anything you set your mind to, but it takes action, perseverance, and facing your fears.
God will prepare everything for our perfect happiness in heaven, and if it takes my dog being there, I believe he’ll be there.
He only earns his freedom and his life Who takes them every day by storm.
True change takes place in the imagination.
When truth takes a backseat to ego and politics, trust is lost.
Anyone who takes himself too seriously always runs the risk of looking ridiculous; anyone who can consistently laugh at himself does not.
I’m learning from my past mistakes and trying to correct them as I move forward. Experience at the international level has probably taught me what it takes to probably go out there and get a 100 or to build an innings or to win a game.
It takes vision and courage to create – it takes faith and courage to prove.
It takes a hero to be one of those men who goes into battle.
We all strive for balance, often moving to extremes to find ourselves somewhere in the middle where we can sustainably exist in optimal inspiration. Working toward balance takes a lot of ingredients. We need courage, reflection, attention, action, and a push-and-pull relationship between effort and relaxation.
I love my son more than anything. I will do whatever it takes to make sure he is raised the right way.
It only takes 20 years for a liberal to become a conservative without changing a single idea.
I admire the courage and self-reliance it takes to start your own business and make it succeed.
I feel like guys, girls, whatever it is, you just come out hoping to make the best record. You just try to have a conversation and just create what you’ve talked about. Whatever you find to fit the beat at the time, what the person is down for, wherever the beat takes you towards.
Everyone takes surveys. Whoever makes a statement about human behavior has engaged in a survey of some sort.
Sometimes it takes a child to raise a village – or to take down an injustice.
The obscure we see eventually. The completely obvious, it seems, takes longer.
I try to live my life like my father lives his. He always takes care of everyone else first. He won’t even start eating until he’s sure everyone else in the family has started eating. Another thing: My dad never judges me by whether I win or lose.
To build a friendship takes so much time and so many years. To ruin it, just seconds.
History takes time. History makes memory.
It takes a different mindset to be successful in anything; that’s why there’s not a lot of super duper successful people, because it’s guys I know who may be ten times more talented than me, but they don’t work as hard.
It takes two to get one in trouble.
When trouble breaks out, our men and women in uniform, they don’t just sit around thinking about it or talking about it – they act. They put on that uniform. They leave their loved ones behind. They go out there. They give orders. They follow orders. They do whatever it takes to keep our country safe.
The more work you put in, and the more you constantly and consistently give good performances against good opponents and constantly exceed people’s expectations, the more you really endear yourself to the crowd. That’s how your career takes off – it’s just consistency and time.
It takes discipline not to let social media steal your time.
Nothing happens in a vacuum in life: every action has a series of consequences, and sometimes it takes a long time to fully understand the consequences of our actions.
We are in a position of financial and social power, and we could be agents of change in our society. Without pretension, I believe we could be a nice little gardener who takes care of the garden, and hopefully our neighbor will do the same. Then, maybe we’ll achieve a better world.
I’m every woman. It takes a village to make me who I am.
When I hear people say that they don’t think that I can do something or they don’t think I belong somewhere, that’s all it takes for me to prove them wrong, and it’s motivation.
A good society is characterised not just by liberty but by mutual respect and responsibility. When this breaks down it takes a lot more than police officers to put things right.
Creativity takes courage.
There is something fundamentally unfair about a government that takes away so much of people’s money, power, and personal control while telling them that life will be better as a result.
Just as it takes time for a speck of fish spawn to develop into a fully grown fish, so, too, we need time for everything that develops and crystallizes in the world of ideas. Architecture demands more of this time than other creative work.
Be who you are. It’s easy to feel like you have to blend in, but it takes courage to live your life with conviction and embrace the person that you are.
Every day, you got to do adjustments. Every pitch. You got to do what it takes.
For sure, life takes many twists and turns, and one never knows what the future might hold.
When the government takes video of people in public places, the images should only be kept as long as they may reasonably be needed to investigate a crime. After a few days, if there has not been a report of a crime, they should be destroyed.
It takes a long time to become young.
Apathy can be overcome by enthusiasm, and enthusiasm can only be aroused by two things: first, an ideal, with takes the imagination by storm, and second, a definite intelligible plan for carrying that ideal into practice.
I’ve had tons of bullies who would call me retarded, even on my Facebook page. It’s sad and it really hurts. I want to tell people not to use the word. Don’t say your friend’s retarded when they do something foolish. If you have a disability, keep working hard. Whatever it takes, do it, and don’t be mean to people.
It takes but one positive thought when given a chance to survive and thrive to overpower an entire army of negative thoughts.
I’m not much of a talker. When I do talk, it takes a lot for it to come out.
Love is all, it gives all, and it takes all.
You always get things that teach you and steps to grow, but there is a confidence that is gained and a deep understanding of what it means to be supported by your knowledge – not by some team that is there to create confidence; it is there within you. That takes time. That takes teachers. That takes taking risks.
It takes different mindsets to do different things.
Clay is a very interesting and fundamental material: it’s earth, it’s water, and – with fire – it takes on form and life.
People say, ‘You’re still breast-feeding, that’s so generous.’ Generous, no! It gives me boobs and it takes my thighs away! It’s sort of like natural liposuction. I’d carry on breast-feeding for the rest of my life if I could.
Instant gratification takes too long.
When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it.
It takes a mighty good man to be better than no man at all.
I’m grateful for always this moment, the now, no matter what form it takes.
To shoot a movie that takes place in three decades in 30 days is a lot on the hair and make-up team.
Cyber war takes place largely in secret, unknown to the general public on both sides.
It takes half your life before you discover life is a do-it-yourself project.
Being successful right away is obviously less stressful, but when it takes longer, it’s often sweeter.
Nobody sees a flower really; it is so small. We haven’t time, and to see takes time – like to have a friend takes time.
Logic takes care of itself; all we have to do is to look and see how it does it.
Sometimes it takes an injury to get your chance.
Life takes on meaning when you become motivated, set goals and charge after them in an unstoppable manner.
I like to dance and sing when there’s no one around, but, if I’m out, I’m really shy about it. So it takes a lot to get me going, but I enjoy being around music.
A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.
Every technological revolution takes about 50 years.
It takes a lot of work to put together a marriage, to put together a family and a home.
You know. I’ll try anything. I’ll do anything. I’ll explore. Try different takes. All that kind of stuff to do sometimes, to do good performances, but always conducive to having a good time creatively.
I firmly believe that we have more latent musical talent in America than there is in any other country. But to dig it out there must be good music throughout the land, a lot of it. Everyone must hear it, and such a process takes time.
It takes a lot of people. I would not swim if it was just me. If I didn’t have any teammates, I couldn’t stay in a pool for two hours, twice a day, nine times a week. I can’t do that. And I’m fine with admitting that. I couldn’t do this by myself.
You don’t know where life takes you.
Once you get on the playing field it’s not about whether you’re liked or not liked. All that matters is to play at a high level and do whatever it takes to help your team win. That’s what it’s about.
Traveling, you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities, places exchange their form, order, distances, a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.
If you look at the common denominator of all the comics who have had big success, it’s being true to their nature… that’s what takes a long time to learn.
It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you’ll do things differently.
What I admire most about Hillary is that she never buckles under pressure. She never takes the easy way out. And Hillary Clinton has never quit on anything in her life.
Transforming a brand into a socially responsible leader doesn’t happen overnight by simply writing new marketing and advertising strategies. It takes effort to identify a vision that your customers will find credible and aligned with their values.
I want to be successful, but I don’t really have what it takes to do it comfortably.
A good leader takes a little more than his share of the blame, a little less than his share of the credit.
The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
Healing takes courage, and we all have courage, even if we have to dig a little to find it.
A team takes on the personality of the head coach.
I used to own two homes in Atlanta. But it was a lot of trouble. There are leaky roofs; you have to call people. It takes up too much time to own property everywhere. Now I stay at the St. Regis. I used to like cars a lot, too. I had 25 of them: Porsches, Ferraris.
The rule of law in place of force, always basic to my thinking, now takes on a new relevance in a world where, if war is to go, only law can replace it.
Three things about water affect almost all of cooking. First are the hydrogen bonds, which is why it has an incredibly high boiling point. Another is that it’s a polar molecule, so that it dissolves a lot of things, and there are things that won’t mix with it. And then there’s how much energy it takes to heat water.
More and more, the things we do in real life will end up as Facebook posts. And while we may be consoled by the fact that most of this stuff is being posted just to our friends, it only takes one friend to share that information with his or her friends to start a viral chain.
Everything takes me longer than I expect. It’s the sad truth about life.
Listening is such a simple act. It requires us to be present, and that takes practice, but we don’t have to do anything else. We don’t have to advise, or coach, or sound wise. We just have to be willing to sit there and listen.
Each religion, by the help of more or less myth, which it takes more or less seriously, proposes some method of fortifying the human soul and enabling it to make its peace with its destiny.
The uncreative mind can spot wrong answers, but it takes a very creative mind to spot wrong questions.
I profoundly believe it takes a lot of practice to become a moral slob.
It takes a lot of time to be a genius, you have to sit around so much doing nothing, really doing nothing.
It might kill you to say it, because the film really takes on the Catholic Church, but I do think there is a sort of affection for certain rituals, and an authenticity to the presentation of those rituals, in ‘Mea Maxima Culpa.’
You have to make a decision: Am gonna be the person that takes the risk? Am I gonna be the person that says I’m gonna start this business and I’m gonna follow through with it no matter what the obstacles?
I think my goal was just to do comedy, honestly. It still is. Whatever form that took or takes, it doesn’t matter.
High achievement always takes place in the framework of high expectation.
We shot ‘Party Girl’ on film, and I remember being told, ‘We need to get this in two takes because we don’t have a lot of film in the mag right now!’
Books that change you, even later in life, give you a kind of electrical shock as the world takes a different shape.
It takes more than just a good looking body. You’ve got to have the heart and soul to go with it.
A building is hard to judge. It takes many years to find out whether it works. It’s not as simple as asking the people in the office whether they like it.
A lot of people think the Breakfast for Children program is charity. But what does it do? It takes the people from a stage to another stage. Any program that’s revolutionary is an advancing program. Revolution is change.
We may not know what each day has in store for us. We could be gone tomorrow. Any minute could truly be our goodbye. But we do have this moment. This time. Today. Right now. It takes way more effort to shell out hate then it does to allow love to flow freely in our lives. After all, it’s what we were born to do.
It takes an endless amount of history to make even a little tradition.
It takes in reality only one to make a quarrel. It is useless for the sheep to pass resolutions in favor of vegetarianism, while the wolf remains of a different opinion.
Good governance takes behavior that is negative or not helpful to the greater good of society, whether it’s polluting behaviour, plastics, or whatever, and taxes the behaviour.
If a CEO takes an interest in you and he happens to be an Asian man, then that’s great, but as an African-American woman, you want to make sure that if the executive vice-president of the company is an African-American woman that you get to know her.
Making better choices takes work. There is a daily give and take, but it is worth the effort.
True glory takes root, and even spreads; all false pretences, like flowers, fall to the ground; nor can any counterfeit last long.
You can make people laugh, but having them really want to hear what you have to say, that takes trust and time.
As technology increasingly takes over knowledge-based work, the cognitive skills that are central to today’s education systems will remain important; but behavioral and non-cognitive skills necessary for collaboration, innovation, and problem solving will become essential as well.
Rihanna takes risks, and I love a woman who takes risks. It just goes to show you have your own mind and your own way of thinking.
I think any kind of hiatus one takes in an artistic journey is going to make a huge difference. The pause will inform the choices that you make.
I don’t drink alcohol at all except for special occasions. I definitely do think that it really takes a toll on your body over time, so it’s something that I really try to stay away from.
You can’t be the dad who takes your kid out after your wife has said, ‘No ice cream,’ buys the ice cream, and says, ‘Don’t tell your mother.’ You teach the child to lie – and to disrespect the other parent.
Nothing takes the taste out of peanut butter quite like unrequited love.
When you choose the hard things, it takes longer than you think to get it done, and if you choose the hard thing and have a very particular way you want to do them and are uncompromising in that, then sometimes it takes even longer.
The Difficult is that which can be done immediately; the Impossible that which takes a little longer.
I hate losing, and I’m gonna do whatever it takes to be the best at whatever it is I’m doing.
Anyone can be a DJ but it’s understanding how to read a crowd and keeping them on the floor is what takes years of experience.
It doesn’t take a majority to make a rebellion; it takes only a few determined leaders and a sound cause.
I think I always try to be accommodating and open and available and proving for my director. I love to give as many takes as they want. I love to give them as many choices as they want.
Sometimes it takes looking at the past to really be able to move forward and learn from it.
A poet never takes notes. You never take notes in a love affair.
I am for an art that takes into account the direct effect of the elements as they exist from day to day apart from representation.
What I do know is that with a celebrity‘s death comes an avalanche of media, and in that media is most often another death – it takes a life that is filled with complicated talent, hope, success and drive and reduces it to the ‘story.’
Man takes his law from the Earth; the Earth takes its law from Heaven; Heaven takes its law from the Tao. The law of the Tao is its being what it is.
ESPN takes itself very seriously, but for some reason, I’m allowed to be the court jester.
The most important single central fact about a free market is that no exchange takes place unless both parties benefit.
I was raised Catholic, and I have an aversion to anyone who takes religion to the extreme.
If you write a hit song for Britney Spears, it’s worth several million dollars. Just one song! And it might have taken you two hours to do it. It’s like mining for gold. It takes a lot of skill and a lot of technique.
The mind that is wise mourns less for what age takes away; than what it leaves behind.
Since loving is about knowing, we have more meaningful love relationships when we know each other and it takes time to know each other.
When I go, if there’s a tombstone it will say, She doesn’t give in. She doesn’t give up. And she never takes no for an answer.
Sanctions work over time. They do work, but it takes years for them to have an effect.
I started at the bottom and worked my way up. I think that shows hard work pays off. A good thing takes a while.
I wanted to learn everything I could about what it takes to be a great chef. It was a turning point for me.