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Emphasis Quotes

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The emphasis on the birth of Christ tends to polarize
our pluralistic society and create legal and ethnic belligerence.
- John Clayton

Related topics: Religion

I feel terrible that I once put too much emphasis on material prosperity.
- Benny Hinn

I grew up in a family where we weren't allowed to talk
about beauty or to put any emphasis on physical appearance.
- Pam Grier

I put heavy emphasis on the characters.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

 

The theatre is a gross art, built in sweeps and over-emphasis.
Compromise is its second name.
- Enid Bagnold

What's my motto when it comes to money? Don't put so much emphasis on it!
- Janice Dickinson

The emphasis should be on why we do a job.
- W. Edwards Deming

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I try to write conversationally; I try to write like
people speak and put the emphasis on the right syllable.
- Don Henley

Classical and romantic: private language of a family quarrel,
a dead dispute over the distribution of emphasis between man and nature.
- Cyril Connolly

And I think that that emphasis on keeping a family together,
alike, I think it's important.
- Janet Suzman

No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic
characters as Chekhov has.
- Vladimir Nabokov

Emphasis on the common emotive or affective origins
of music and words in the first cries of humankind undermines words.
- Jean Philippe Rameau

The English scene got more media attention with their emphasis on fashion,
with the safety pins and all.
There were some really good bands over there.
The Sex Pistols were great.
- Greg Ginn

Every band had their own distinctive sound,
but it was pretty much dancing music and rhythmic music
with a tremendous emphasis on copying the Cuban models.
- Ruben Blades

I think that the EU with the Lisbon agenda has put
the right emphasis on growth and employment.
- Angela Merkel

If there is something I would like to do as President of the General Assembly,
it is to place more emphasis on the issue of education,
which enables a better life for women.
- Harri Holkeri

When I took command in Vietnam, I gave great emphasis
to food and medical care -
and to the mail.
- William Westmoreland

But what I think my emphasis is, is on the fact that I like music a lot.
- Bill Bruford

Well, the musicals give emphasis to love,
longing, melancholy, sadness.
All of that is always there.
- Ismail Merchant

Orchestras have become used to the emphasis on the separation of layers,
of the ultimate precision and clarity.
- Esa-Pekka Salonen

Special emphasis should be laid on this intimate interrelation
of general statements about empirical fact with the
logical elements and structure of theoretical systems.
- Talcott Parsons

Some people say my work is often depressing and pessimistic,
with the emphasis on death, blood, overcrowding,
strange beings and so on, but I don't really think it is.
- H. R. Giger

My hope is that gays will be running the world,
because then there would be no war.
Just a greater emphasis on military apparel.
- Roseanne Barr

False eloquence is exaggeration; true eloquence is emphasis.
- William R. Alger

25 years later, you know, I haven't really put too
much emphasis on any kind of individual goal,
other than trying to win any particular night,
trying to find a way to do that.
- Mark Messier

I condemn the national gay press for its emphasis on consumerism.
- Harry Hay

I think it is necessary to sit down and work for years
and years to get it right.
I think that's the main thing, that's what the emphasis has got to be on:
individual work.
- Larry Brown

On January 1, 2006, Medicare will begin to offer a
prescription drug benefit,
and for the first time, it will place an emphasis on
preventive care and early treatment of disease.
- Michael Burgess

You've either got to find a way to make your continuing
characters insteresting without making them maudlin or overwrought,
or you've got to put more emphasis on the suspects.
- Jane Haddam

There's a sense of spontaneity, and no emphasis on jokes in this show.
People generally talk the way they talk in life if
you were in this particular situation.
- Larry David

I sometimes wish that people would put a little more
emphasis upon the observance of the law than they do upon its enforcement.
- Calvin Coolidge

Men's competitive team sports focus on the balance
between individual achievement and team achievement
with the emphasis on team achievement.
- Warren Farrell

In a time of constrained resources we will have to shift emphasis.
but not necessarily from the traditional Political
Officer to the traditional Economic Officer.
- Lawrence Eagleburger

The British feel of blues has been hard,
rather than emotional.
Far too much emphasis on 12 bar, too little attention to words,
far too little originality.
- Alexis Korner

It is much the best way...
to lay the emphasis on the first part of the bar in triple time,
and on the first and third parts of the bar in common time.
- William Billings

The Platform for Action gives due emphasis to the fact
that women globally have continued to have insufficient
access to the resources necessary to achieve economic independence.
- Jenny Shipley

What I mean is that today's films lay lot of emphasis
on glamour and associated emotions.
- Rajendra Prasad

The emphasis must be not on the right to abortion but
on the right to privacy and reproductive control.
- Ruth Bader Ginsberg

I believe Mrs.
Thatcher's emphasis on enterprise was right.
- Gene Fowler

The one function that TV news performs very well is
that when there is no news we give it to you with the
same emphasis as if it were.
- David Brinkley

Again like Williams, with the emphasis now regrettable,
when a man makes a poem, makes it mind you,
he takes the words as he finds them lying interrelated about him.
- Robert Creeley

So always, if we look back, concern for face-to-face morality,
and its modern emphasis on justice as well,
have historically evolved as religious issues.
- Huston Smith

I was always looking for the most dramatic emphasis.
- Neil LaBute

Revolution is a trivial shift in the emphasis of suffering.
- Tom Stoppard

Our society's strong emphasis on dieting and self-image
can sometimes lead to eating disorders.
We know that more than 5 million Americans suffer from eating disorders,
most of them young women.
- Tipper Gore

Less emphasis on inventories, I think,
may tend to dampen business cycles, because business
cycles are typically in the grasp of inventory cycles
and heavy industry cycles.
- Paul A. Volcker

It's not fair the emphasis put on beauty,
or on sexuality.
- Rosanna Arquette

In nature, the emphasis is in what is rather than what ought to be.
- Huston Smith

More emphasis was thus thrown upon the local governments than in England.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

The irony of our social group is that so often everyone feels this,
but there's no company whatsoever in that feeling.
Think of Pound's great emphasis, the way out is via the door.
- Robert Creeley

Success is a beast.
And it actually puts the emphasis on the wrong thing.
You get away with more instead of looking within.
- Brad Pitt

American poetry, like American painting,
is always personal with an emphasis on the individuality of the poet.
- Diane Wakoski

Hence my obstinate emphasis on stylistic continuity
from work to work rather than specific sibling relationships
between the individual work and other members of its
stylistic 'family' in the world outside.
- Brian Ferneyhough

Certainly the emphasis I place in this chapter on coordination
of behavior and cooperation to mutual benefit is something
that ought to be very congenial to people in the libertarian tradition.
- Robert Nozick

It is not so much that women have a different point
of view in politics as that they give a different emphasis.
And this is vastly important, for politics is so largely a matter of emphasis.
- Crystal Eastman

The Western media tends to place a lot of emphasis
on official institutions in Ukraine such as its supreme court,
the central election commission, and the parliament.
In reality, the people of Ukraine now control their destiny.
- Bob Schaffer

But this emphasis would be lavished in vain,
if it served, in your opinion, only to abstract a general
type from phenomena whose particularity in our work
would remain the essential thing for you,
and whose original arrangement could be broken up only artificially.
- Jacques Lacan

My stuff was more of a folk coffeehouse thing,
with more acoustic guitar, just me doing a single,
and then adding on instruments and voices,
with emphasis on lyrics and singing and light kind of acoustic jazz.
- Dan Hicks

Given the best of all possible worlds,
I would make a few changes.
I would place emphasis on increasing the amount of
funding that goes into programs like Pell Grants,
that purely and simply award funds to students who
really cannot afford full tuition.
- Charles Vest

Life is an organic whole. The basic problems of the people -
poverty, ignorance, disease and civic inertia - interlock.
To address one problem, we must address all.
Hence our emphasis on an integrated program
of livelihood, education, health and self-government.
- Jimmy Yen

I think that the enormous emphasis on violence and sex,
and in particular violent sex, may not make rapists of us all,
but it predisposes us to accept a kind of world in
which these things happen.
- Alexander Walker

My landlady, who is only a tailor's widow,
reads her Milton; and tells me, that her late husband
first fell in love with her on this very account:
because she read Milton with such proper emphasis.
- Karl Philipp Moritz

I learned, too, how it was possible with the help of
the picture and action to transform an apparently insignificant
violin passage into an incident,
and to lift a simple horn call into a thing of stupendous
significance by means of scenic emphasis.
- Anton Seidl

I wasn't a cheerleader or the prom queen.
I don't move through the world with a mirror in front of my face,
and I've never been attracted to projects that had
an emphasis on what I look like.
- Michael Michele

Putting together a counter- terrorism policy,
it's very easy to look at law enforcement or defense,
military action or stopping the money flows or whatever,
but the really difficult part is integrating all aspects of the policy,
and I think she put a lot of emphasis on that.
- Lee H. Hamilton

In the light of our culture, these are not unreasonable questions and tactics,
but if once again, we try to see the lens through which we look,
we can see that there is far too great an emphasis placed on the future.
- Alan Dundes

I was one of those people who put too much emphasis
on work and career and material possessions,
and it took its toll on all my relationships,
on my physical health, my emotional and mental health.
- Tony Shalhoub

Our emphasis on political coverage from the day we
were born here was well-founded,
and we believe there were opportunities there that
we could do it in a more interesting,
appealing and balanced way.
- Brit Hume

Thanksgiving is a time when the world gets to see just
how blessed and how workable the Christian system is.
The emphasis is not on giving or buying,
but on being thankful and expressing that appreciation
to God and to one another.
- John Clayton

I am an English major in school with an emphasis in creative writing.
I think hearing Maya Angelou speak at school last year
was one of the best moments Stanford,
at least, intellectually, had to offer.
- Fred Savage

There is no essential difference between the material of comedy and tragedy.
All depends on the point of view of the dramatist,
which, by clever emphasis, he tries to make the point of view of his audience.
- George P. Baker


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