Attitude Quotes (436)

Quotes and citations about attitude


Epic poetry exhibits life in some great symbolic attitude. It cannot strictly be said to symbolize life itself, but always some manner of life.

By : Lascelles Abercrombie

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Unfortunately, the attitude of many towards the press, humanitarians included and especially government workers, is often one of suspicion, if not outright fear.

By : Alvin Adams

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I think a lot of times we don't pay enough attention to people with a positive attitude because we assume they are naive or stupid or unschooled.

By : Amy Adams

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The greatest discovery of my generation is that man can alter his life simply by altering his attitude of mind.

By : James Truslow Adams

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Seek out that particular mental attribute which makes you feel most deeply and vitally alive, along with which comes the inner voice which says, 'This is the real me,' and when you have found that attitude, follow it.

By : James Truslow Adams

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Civilization is a method of living, an attitude of equal respect for all men.

By : Jane Addams

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It is one of the most effective attitudes of the neurotic to measure thumbs down, so to speak, a real person by an ideal, since in doing so he can depreciate him as much as he wishes.

By : Alfred Adler

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I developed a nutty attitude where I'd think, If some guy really loves me he doesn't care if I'm fat. I'd come up with all these stupid reasons why it would be OK to be fat.

By : Kirstie Alley

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I came into the Agency with a set of ideas and attitudes that were quite typical of people coming into the Agency at that time. You could call it liberal anti-communism.

By : Aldrich Ames

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Nothing. We're all friends and friendly. So when the cameras go down, depending on the mood or the nature of the material we're dealing with, there's usually a kind of a prevailing light attitude that's floating around.

By : Richard Dean Anderson

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I am responsible. Although I may not be able to prevent the worst from happening, I am responsible for my attitude toward the inevitable misfortunes that darken life.

By : Walter Anderson

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If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude.

By : Maya Angelou

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I think my attitude to human beings has changed since leaving prison.

By : Jeffrey Archer

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People's attitudes about sex aren't healthy anywhere, except maybe in those tribes where they go around naked.

By : Asia Argento

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My mother, she had a very good attitude toward money. I'm very grateful for the fact that we had to learn to save. I used to get like 50 pence a week, and I'd save it for like five months. And then I'd spend it on Christmas presents. I'd save up like eight pounds. It's nothing, but we did that.

By : Gemma Arterton

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Canadians tend to be a bit more religious than most Europeans - though not more than the Poles or Ukrainians. Most important, their attitude to immigration and ethnic minorities is more positive than that of most Europeans.

By : Timothy Garton Ash

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The ideal attitude is to be physically loose and mentally tight.

By : Arthur Ashe

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Style is a reflection of your attitude and your personality.

By : Shawn Ashmore

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I can't believe the pro-choicers attitude toward unborn children-to me it's the ultimate liberal cause, to defend those without a voice.

By : Michael Aston

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A positive attitude can really make dreams come true - it did for me.

By : David Bailey

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I intend to travel to Okinawa and to visit with Okinawa officials and the citizens of Okinawa at an early date. I will send my best analysis of that situation, including the local attitudes, back to Washington, to the government there.

By : Howard Baker

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I have this theory that, depending on your attitude, your life doesn't have to become this ridiculous charade that it seems so many people end up living.

By : Christian Bale

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The attitude of the actor is his interpretation of what he reads, and the written word is what creates the role in the actor's mind, and I guess in reading the things that were given to me, I reacted as you guys saw me, you know.

By : Gene Barry

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Though gay lifestyles have certainly moved into the open, there's little evidence that society has become more open in its basic attitudes or that entertainers should feel cozy in emerging from the velvet underground.

By : Peter Bart

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Too many people say to their brokers, I can't deal with this. Take my money. Do what you want. That's the worst attitude you can have.

By : Maria Bartiromo

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The artist is not responsible to any one. His social role is asocial... his only responsibility consists in an attitude to the work he does.

By : Georg Baselitz

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I think it has other roots, has to do, in part, with a general anxiety in contemporary life... nuclear bombs, inequality of possibility and chance, inequality of goods allotted to us, a kind of general racist, unjust attitude that is pervasive.

By : Leonard Baskin

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People have often asked if I'm gay because I don't go out of my way to spit and scratch and give people attitude.

By : Jason Bateman

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I'm going to try to enjoy the All-Star break, hope my players reflect on what happened the first half of the season, come back with a different attitude, try to find our solution on how to win it.

By : Don Baylor

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Having a clear faith, based on the creed of the church is often labeled today as fundamentalism. Whereas relativism, which is letting oneself be tossed and swept along by every wind of teaching, look like the only attitude acceptable to today's standards.

By : Pope Benedict XVI

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It is precisely the purpose of the public opinion generated by the press to make the public incapable of judging, to insinuate into it the attitude of someone irresponsible, uninformed.

By : Walter Benjamin

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Having a positive mental attitude is asking how something can be done rather than saying it can't be done.

By : Bo Bennett

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In just the same way the thousands of successive positions of a runner are contracted into one sole symbolic attitude, which our eye perceives, which art reproduces, and which becomes for everyone the image of a man who runs.

By : Henri Bergson

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Our attitudes control our lives. Attitudes are a secret power working twenty-four hours a day, for good or bad. It is of paramount importance that we know how to harness and control this great force.

By : Irving Berlin

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We submit to the majority because we have to. But we are not compelled to call our attitude of subjection a posture of respect.

By : Ambrose Bierce

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Being black is not a matter of pigmentation - being black is a reflection of a mental attitude.

By : Steven Biko

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Black Consciousness is an attitude of the mind and a way of life, the most positive call to emanate from the black world for a long time.

By : Steven Biko

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The theatre only knows what it's doing next week, not like the opera, where they say: What are we going to do in five years' time? A completely different attitude.

By : Harrison Birtwistle

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My attitude to writing is like when you do wallpapering, you remember where all the little bits are that don't meet. And then your friends say: It's terrific!

By : Harrison Birtwistle

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I'm not a music lover in the sense that I look for something to have on. I've never had that attitude to music.

By : Harrison Birtwistle

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