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Poise Quotes

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Poise: the ability to be ill at ease inconspicuously.
- Earl Wilson

For beautiful eyes, look for the good in others;
for beautiful lips,
speak only words of kindness; and for poise,
walk with the knowledge that you are never alone.
- Audrey Hepburn

Baseball gives a growing boy self poise and self reliance.
- Al Spalding

Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security
only as he is moving forward.
- Maxwell Maltz

 

The key to winning is poise under stress.
- Paul Brown

In Paris, you learn wit, in London you learn to crush your social rivals,
and in Florence you learn poise.
- Virgil Thomson

One truth is the swing of the sentence,
the beat and poise, but down deeper it's the integrity
of the writer as he matches with the language.
- Don DeLillo

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And from a poise at this station the plane may swoop down,
at great disadvantage if close to the back of the wave,
at various slopes and directions till it cuts into
the air that is being raised by the face of the following wave,
which again enables it to resume its velocity.
- Lawrence Hargrave

Sophistication might be described as the ability to
cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence
of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler,
or the man under the bed - but never the husband).
- James Thurber

The world is poised on the cusp of an economic and
cultural shift as dramatic as that of the Industrial Revolution.
- Steven Levy

Higher income taxes are a razor guillotine poised to
descend on the bare neck of prosperity.
- Thomas H. Kean

Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.
- Plotinus

Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised
between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
- Alexander Chase

For to be poised against fatality, to meet adverse conditions gracefully,
is more than simple endurance; it is an act of aggression,
a positive triumph.
- Thomas Mann

He is forever poised between a cliche and an indiscretion.
- Harold MacMillan

It's because we need to determine who in this country is poised,
positioned to commit terrorist acts.
- Robert Mueller

(A Foreign Secretary) is forever poised between the
cliche and the indiscretion.
- Harold MacMillan

All the modelling we do shows that the climate is poised
on the jump up to a new hot state.
It is accelerating so fast that you could say that we are already in it.
- James Lovelock

When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike,
you do not wait until he has struck to crush him.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

With the spirit of my administration,
New York City is poised for dramatic change.
The era of fear has had a long enough reign.
- Rudy Giuliani

As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel,
so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God's anger;
but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.
- Adam Sedgwick

Baseball presents a living heritage,
a game poised between the powerful undertow of seasons
past and the hope of next day,
next week, next year.
- John Thorn

Through the harsh design of fate, Florida was dealt
the unfortunate circumstances of bearing the brunt
of not one but two hurricanes,
and it appears more dark clouds are poised to visit the Sunshine State.
- Ginny B. Waite

I think the younger generation, the people poised to dominate the workforce,
are more socially conscious.
They are more demanding in terms of environment and
how that environment contributes to their life.
- Helmut Jahn

More broadly, we are going to have to examine the safety
net programs to make sure they are poised to catch
the families before they fall even more,
especially in the areas of unemployment benefits,
child care assistance, and foster care.
- Richard Neal

Let there be peace on earth.
And let it begin with me.
- Jill Jackson Miller

Just when the caterpillar thought
the world was over, it became a butterfly.
- Anonymous

Try a new perspective on diversity.
Across the country and around the world,
we are all one.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

A Single Generosity Enlarges the World.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The cleansing fire of Spirit
consumes the troubles of this world.
Feed your concerns to the fire.
Breathe deeply and rejoice.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never believe that a few caring people can't change the world.
For, indeed, that's all who ever have.
- Margaret Mead

To leave the world a bit better ...
to know that one life has breathed easier because you have lived.
This is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Fear defeats more people than
any other one thing in the world.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Our loyalties must transcend our race, our tribe,
our class, and our nation;
and this means we must develop a world perspective.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The problems of the world cannot possibly
be solved by skeptics or cynics
whose horizons are limited by the obvious realities.
We need men who can dream of things that never were.
- John F. Kennedy

By letting it go it all gets done.
The world is won by those who let it go.
But when you try and try.
The world is beyond the winning.
- Lao Tzu

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The best and most beautiful things in the world
cannot be seen or even touched.
They must be felt with the heart.
- Helen Keller

The hope of a secure and livable world
lies with disciplined nonconformists
who are dedicated to justice, peace and brotherhood.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You are a magnificent gift to the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Imagine all the people living life in peace.
You may say I'm a dreamer,
but I'm not the only one.
I hope someday you'll join us,
and the world will be as one.
- John Lennon

What the caterpillar calls the end of the world,
the master calls a butterfly.
- Richard Bach

Happiness blooms
in the presence of self-respect
and the absence of ego.
Love yourself.
Love everyone around you.
Love everyone in the whole world.
Know that your own life is of infinite importance,
as is every other life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

For some of us, the world appears to provide
only a fixed quantity of each resource -
a limited amount of food, of money,
of love, of success, of appreciation.
For others, life is unlimited.
Their world expands with the generosity, compassion,
inventiveness, and service that they contribute.
In this world-view, money that is spent
or given away returns multiplied.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We may have different religions, different
languages, different colored skin,
but we all belong to one human race.
- Kofi Annan

An individual has not started living
until he can rise above the narrow confines
of his individualistic concerns
to the broader concerns of all humanity.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

"Go to the people and live among them
in order to know them and learn from them.
- Jimmy Yen

It is easier to put on slippers
than to carpet the entire world
- Al Franken

My Peace is Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Laugh, and the world laughs with you;
Weep, and you weep alone;
For the sad old earth must borrow its mirth,
But has trouble enough of its own.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

May love and laughter light your days,
and warm your heart and home.
May good and faithful friends be yours,
wherever you may roam.
May peace and plenty bless your world
with joy that long endures.
May all life's passing seasons
bring the best to you and yours.
- Irish Blessing

If humanity does not opt for integrity we are through completely.
It is absolutely touch and go.
Each one of us could make the difference.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Know first that you have absolutely no power to change the world,
and then address all your energies and intent toward improving it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be above the Madness of the World.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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