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Malcolm Gladwell Quotes and Sayings

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An aggressive drug-testing program would cut down on certain abuses,
but its never going to catch everyone -
or even close to everyone.
- Malcolm Gladwell

Does that mean we should give up? Probably.
But there are two issues worth considering.
The first is - is it really true that drugs destroy
the integrity of the game?
- Malcolm Gladwell

We don't know where our first impressions come from
or precisely what they mean,
so we don't always appreciate their fragility.
- Malcolm Gladwell

The best example of how impossible it will be for Major
League Baseball to crack down on steroids is the fact
that baseball and the media are still talking about
the problem as "steroids."
- Malcolm Gladwell

 

What do we tell our children? Haste makes waste.
Look before you leap.
Stop and think.
Don't judge a book by its cover.
We believe that we are always better off gathering
as much information as possible and spending as much
time as possible in deliberation.
- Malcolm Gladwell

Human nature is potentially aggressive and destructive
and potentially orderly and constructive.
- Margaret Mead

My children have made me more aggressive about the world
that they're about to inhabit.
- Bono

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I have never met an aggressive person
who wasn't a fearful person.
- John Bradshaw

The aggressive, unprovoked acts of violence against
Israel by Hezbollah and Hamas are revealing.
It is clear they don't want peace, but rather seek
the ultimate destruction of Israel.
- John Boehner

Fortunately, President Kennedy and Robert Kennedy disagreed
with the estimate and chose a course of action less
ambitious and aggressive than recommended by their advisers.
- David Kay

At every step the vast majority have expressed horror
at the idea of an aggressive war.
- Paul Robeson

I think I am aggressive, I think I am critical when it's necessary.
- Jane Harman

So we need the same strategy, we need young,
aggressive judges to be appointed, and that's what the President has done,
but getting them through is the challenge.
- Jay Alan Sekulow

The most aggressive artists often hide their romantic side.
- Don Johnson

The car has become the carapace, the protective and aggressive shell,
of urban and suburban man.
- Marshall McLuhan

Well that's actually happened to me a couple of times...
but I really think that men, when it comes to falling in love,
are less...
I guess you could say less aggressive.
- Alicia Machado

No one is more arrogant toward women,
more aggressive or scornful, than the man who is anxious about his virility.
- Simone de Beauvoir

I need that aggressive attitude to play my music and
more men have that attitude than women.
- Lita Ford

Aggressive, tough and defiant may describe me,
but that leaves the impression I'm mean and I'm not.
People expect me to have fangs.
- Joan Jett

All this improvement is great, but all that does is
get us in the game to play for improvements that we need in the future,
so that we can be aggressive in the marketplace.
- Rick Wagoner

In known history, nobody has had such capacity for
altering the universe than the people of the United States of America.
And nobody has gone about it in such an aggressive way.
- Alan Watts

Humans are very aggressive and scrappy,
and go to war at the drop of a hat.
However, a standard land war is no longer going to
work as it is no longer technically possible.
- Bruce Sterling

I think my career would probably be in a better place
had I been more aggressive.
But I don't have it in me.
I'm not a competitive person, and I'm also really private.
- Debi Mazar

You think of stars as ambitious or aggressive or self-oriented.
- John Turturro

I'm not mean, just aggressive.
- Harvey Martin

It's better for me to play with guys because Rock 'n'
Roll has such an aggressive attitude.
- Lita Ford

This idea that males are physically aggressive and
females are not has distinct drawbacks for both sexes.
- Katherine Dunn

Everyone gets frustrated and aggressive,
and I'd sooner take my aggression out on a guitar than on a person.
- Paul Weller

We have got to be a hell of a lot more aggressive.
- Richard Shelby

People think our music's very aggressive or angry or whatever,
and it's just the opposite, really...
I like laughing.
And I like being really calm before a show,
and smiley.
- Serj Tankian

When I really love someone, I can only show it by making
aggressive and bad-taste remarks.
- Slavoj Zizek

Another term for preventive war is aggressive war -
starting wars because someday somebody might do something to us.
That is not part of the American tradition.
- Ron Paul

Cooking is actually quite aggressive and controlling and sometimes,
yes, there is an element of force-feeding going on.
- Nigella Lawson

Nothing is more depressing and more illogical than aggressive Christianity.
- Gerald Vann

I thought we were aggressive across the board defensively,
and you could just see it grow.
As the game went along, you could see the confidence grow.
It showed in the fourth quarter.
- Bill Laimbeer

Stay calm and aggressive.
- Gabrielle Reece

This country is about, in my judgment,
aggressive, open debate.
There is an old saying: When everyone is thinking the same thing,
no one is thinking very much.
- Byron Dorgan

I played Mary Joe Fernandez in the semifinals.
She was winning the first set.
Second set was very close.
I started to play this aggressive game.
I think I surprised them.
- Gabriela Sabatini

We must do everything we can to be more aggressive
in confronting Syria about what they are doing in Iraq.
- Sam Brownback

I was extremely aggressive from the start.
- Emerson Fittipaldi

My attitude is always one of sensuality,
aggressive enthusiasm and a kind of outrageousness in my expression.
- Sally Kirkland

My whole feeling in terms of racing is that you have to be very bold.
You sometimes have to be aggressive and gamble.
- Bill Rodgers

Indy car racing is much more aggressive.
- Emerson Fittipaldi

I now need to take a very aggressive approach to having a baby.
- Connie Chung

Jokes are better than war.
Even the most aggressive jokes are better than the least aggressive wars.
Even the longest jokes are better than the shortest wars.
- George Mikes

The failure of the United Nations - My failure is maybe,
in retrospective, that I was not enough aggressive
with the members of the Security Council.
- Boutros Boutros-Ghali

If I had been born with an aggressive character,
then maybe my palmares would have been longer.
- Miguel Indurain

Boxing brings out my aggressive instinct,
not necessarily a killer instinct.
- Sugar Ray Leonard

Well, I did Marlene 15 years ago and that's in the style.
It's somehow similar and not similar because Marlene
was much more aggressive,
funny and sad.
- Maximilian Schell

If you believe in yourself, if you are without fear,
you will also be tolerant, non-aggressive and find love.
- Rollo Armstrong

This is unexpected...
like squirt from aggressive grapefruit.
- Earl Derr Biggers

I think that we're foolhardy to not be engaging in
federal funding of stem-cell research in the most aggressive way we possibly can.
- Elizabeth Edwards

I am laughably aggressive, and the rest of the band is very laid back,
so we mix well.
- Shirley Manson

My biggest ambition is never to be bored.
I'm not aggressive enough to strongly run after being an actress.
- Anjelica Huston

A man who is not afraid is not aggressive,
a man who has no sense of fear of any kind is really a free,
a peaceful man.
- Jiddu Krishnamurti

The bashful are always aggressive at heart.
- Charles Horton Cooley

Most of the people I know in show business don't need
anybody pushing them at all.
They're extremely aggressive.
- Helen Reddy

The negative aspects of Scottish Nationalism are a
kind of aggressive complacency,
that sort of boasting; but that's an expression of insecurity,
I think, of a lack of confidence.
- Douglas Dunn

We were too young to know better, and none of us were very aggressive people.
It would have helped a lot if just one of us had been
aggressive enough to say no.
- Edie Brickell

The more potent, unasked question is how society at large reacts to eager,
voluntary violence by females, and to the growing evidence
that women can be just as aggressive as men.
- Katherine Dunn

When I was in college there was a girls' flag football league.
The girls were extremely aggressive.
- Lynn Swann

I was drawn to things I thought were either sexy or aggressive -
or both.
- Adam Clayton

I believe that present day civilized man suffers from
insufficient discharge of his aggressive drive.
- Konrad Lorenz

Aggressive and irresponsible steps endanger the peace
and stability of the world,
and the international community feels the need to protect itself from Iran.
- Moshe Katsav

I've been not only articulating the dissatisfaction with Albany,
I've been acting on it.
I've been very aggressive in bringing public integrity
cases and public corruption cases and bringing cases
against sitting legislators.
- Andrew Cuomo

In my experience, men are not necessarily less sensitive
or compassionate than women are,
and women are not necessarily any less aggressive or
competitive than men are -
as a matter of fact,
often they are more so!
- Andrew Cohen

I was surprised I won the award because I've always
been a very aggressive player and I earn my share of fouls on the court.
I play rough, and because I'm an older player,
of course I use tricks on the younger players.
- Sue Wicks

So if you look back over the long history of China,
they've never tried to take over the world,
but they've been quite aggressive in their own neighborhood...
in carrying out their own purposes and interests in
their sphere of the world.
- Fred Thompson

A virulent, aggressive minority has decided that Americans
don't know themselves what it is they should see,
and need to be protected by people who are wiser than they are,
even if they are only a tiny sliver of the population.
- Jock Sturges

I want to see a player on the football field.
I want to see what kind of teammate they are,
what kind of leadership qualities they have.
I want to see how aggressive they are,
how much fun they have playing the game.
- Roy Clark

Still, most of those effects occur in the context of
harmless play and it is patently obvious that children
are not normally turned into aggressive little monsters by TV or video games,
since most children do not become aggressive little monsters.
- Hugh Mackay


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