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Unwritten Quotes

We’ve collected the best Unwritten Quotes from the greatest minds of the world: Whitney Wolfe Herd, Carrie Chapman Catt, Andrew Adonis, Baron Adonis, Dick Gregory, David Droga. Use them as an inspiration.

I always found it bizarre or strange that there was this unwritten set of rules around how a woman could interact with a man in terms of starting a conversation. While a man traditionally is always expected to make the first move, he risks rejection in a real way.
No written law has ever been more binding than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
Carrie Chapman Catt
The strength of the British constitution is supposedly its ability, because it is unwritten in key respects like the incapacity of the prime minister, to adapt to crises with flexibility and urgency.
It was an unwritten law that black comics were not permitted to work white nightclubs. You could sing and you could dance, but you couldn’t stand flat-footed and talk; that was a no-no.
There are unwritten rules to Facebook: People are using it to build their personas, and when they share something, they usually do so because they think it will in some way benefit others. So when we speak as brands on Facebook, we try to operate within those same parameters.
I wonder if we are all wrong about each other, if we are just composing unwritten novels about the people we meet?
It’s an unwritten rulegirl friends‘ boyfriends are off limits, even after they break up.
I’m so grateful to grab hold of something that wants to be a play. It doesn’t happen very often. I don’t have unwritten plays waiting for their turn.
For those of us in the political business, generally, it’s been pretty much an unwritten but understood rule that family and children are out of bounds, that you don’t attack someone‘s family.
In my family, it was kind of an unwritten rule that certain behaviors that would have been crossing a line for other people were OK if you were a particular Trump.
The future is unwritten.
Joe Strummer
In the absence of a written constitution, we still rely far too heavily in the U.K. on unwritten and unenforceable ‘constitutional conventions.’
Usually, it’s men who run these big monster companies, and girl companies are usually much smaller – it’s like an unwritten tech-industry stigma.
That’s the unwritten rule in hip-hop. If I get on a record with you, I want to smash you. That’s it. Every MC knows that. If I’m on a track with you, I want to be the best on the track. That’s just how it is in hip-hop.
You want to play as long as you can. The old, unwritten rule: If you make it to the NBA, you play as long as you can – and you play one more year.
Dell Curry
There is a misleading, unwritten rule that states if a quote giving advice comes from someone famous, very old, or Greek, then it must be good advice.
You do not know our culture, our ethics, or the unwritten codes that already provide our society more order than could be obtained by any of your impositions.
It’s like there’s some unwritten rule that if you’re mates, you can say what you want to each other, and you don’t really get that annoyed about it.
It’s an unwritten rule that you respect people who’ve given you breaks. You see somebody‘s body of work before you take a tone with them. I will talk differently to someone with 18 years of experience and someone with 18 months.
In that world, ‘villain‘ can simply be a label given to someone who doesn’t conform. There are these unwritten rules in Bachelor Nation… I never follow those rules.
The future? Like unwritten books and unborn children, you don’t talk about it.
‘What is your desired salary?’ The unwritten rule when it comes to salary is this: whoever proposes a number first loses. When you interview, you should never feel pressured to answer this question. Simply let your interviewer know that the most important thing to you is how well you fit the position.
I have in the past acquired a reputation for concocting non-existent writers and unwritten volumes.
Donald Trump has taken a battering ram to longstanding political norms – the unwritten conventions that make governance possible. But even before he decided to run for president, those norms were under assault.
I couldn’t join my husband‘s business as, according to my father-in-law‘s unwritten convention, women of the house aren’t allowed to meddle in the family business.
Within the songwriting community, there are these unwritten rules for the way that a song should be written in country music, and I think that those rules are constantly being broken over the years, and the molds change and the process is evolving.
The big experience of feeling like I jumped off into the deep end was that transition from college into the workforce. There were so many unwritten rules I didn’t understand.
Networking has been cited as the number one unwritten rule of success in business. Who you know really impacts what you know.
Let us agree here today to adopt among ourselves a simple and unwritten rule. We will not rise to criticize someone else‘s idea unless we are prepared to offer an alternative idea of our own.
Just as the common law derives from ancient precedents – judgesdecisionsrather than statutes, baseball‘s codes are the game‘s distilled mores. Their unchanged purpose is to show respect for opponents and the game. In baseball, as in the remainder of life, the most important rules are unwritten. But not unenforced.
A state that suppresses all freedom of speech, and which by imposing the most terrible punishments, treats each and every attempt at criticism, however morally justified, and every suggestion for improvement as plotting to high treason, is a state that breaks an unwritten law.
Kurt Huber
There’s that unwritten schism that literary writers get all the awards and commericals writers get all the success.
When they were making black films in the ’60s and the ’70s, everyone knew their place, if you get my drift. You understand? Everyone knew the rules, and everyone knew their place. Everyone knew what to say. They had the written rules in Hollywood film, and the unwritten rules.