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Stance Quotes

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While Republican voters have remained universally supportive of their President,
Democrats and Independents are returning to a more
naturally critical stance.
- Thomas E. Mann

In all cases our stance will be determined by what
serves the interests of the Palestinian people.
- Ahmed Yassin

It's not in baseball's interest or the players' interest
to be taking this stance.
It's the people's game.
- Fay Vincent

In general, higher education does not know how to speak for its interests.
It offers a stance that is defensive,
cowardly and likely to be ineffective.
- Stanley Fish

 

A good stance and posture reflect a proper state of mind.
- Morihei Ueshiba

I remember interviewing someone I actually felt bad for,
and therefore didn't want to take an ironic stance against him.
It actually turned out to be a really funny piece.
- Rob Corddry

The abortion controversy is important for what it says
about our stance toward procreation and children altogether.
- Leon Kass

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The second, and I think this is the much more overt
and I think it is the main cause,
I have been increasingly demonstrating or trying to
demonstrate that every possible stance a critic,
a scholar, a teacher can take towards a poem is itself
inevitably and necessarily poetic.
- Harold Bloom

There were theoretical elements in the subjection of
women and it is not possible to avoid the conclusion
that a large contribution was made to them by the Church.
In part this was a matter of its hostile stance towards sexuality.
- J. M. Roberts

I'm actually starting to like more and more people
who have convictions that are unpopular.
Now at what point does an unpopular conviction
interfere with your own human rights?
Forced female circumcision, for instance.
The Catholic Church's stance on contraception.
The list goes on. You know, God has some really weird kids,
and I find it hard to be in their company most of the time.
- Bono

And I know that the younger generation is doing things that are so ingenious.
And for them it's not a matter of a political belief
or an environmental stance.
It's really just common sense.
- Daryl Hannah

The major obstacle to a religious renewal is the intellectual classes,
who are highly influential and tend to view religion
as primitive superstition.
They believe that science has left atheism as the only
respectable intellectual stance.
- Robert Bork

One should either be sad or joyful.
Contentment is a warm sty for eaters and sleepers.
- Eugene O'Neill

As a kid growing up in the little city of Sault Ste.
Marie, Ontario, I dreamed of one day playing in the NHL,
but never did I expect it to be as much fun as it turned out to be.
- Ron Francis

Trust yourself. Only you can live your life.
Only you can taste your victories.
Only you can suffer the sting of your defeats.
Make your own choices, and accept your own consequences -
for better or worse.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is stronger than justice.
- Sting

Americans love to fight.
All real Americans love the sting of battle.
- George S. Patton

Forgiveness is a funny thing.
It warms the heart and cools the sting.
- William Arthur Ward

Forgiveness is a funny thing, it warms the hearts and cools the sting.
- Peter Allen

Hey, Ryan, if Sting retires, will he change his name to Stung?
- Colin Mochrie

O conscience, upright and stainless,
how bitter a sting to thee is a little fault!
- Dante Alighieri

The rain forest has Sting.
Now Siberia has Jack Dee.
Someone had to draw the short straw.
In this case it was the rain forest.
- Jack Dee

I mean, Sting is one of my great buddies and I love him to death.
- Elton John

Kindness in ourselves is the honey that blunts the
sting of unkindness in another.
- Grantland Rice

An epigram is but a feeble thing - With straw in tail,
stuck there by way of sting.
- William Cowper

In social matters, pointless conventions are not merely
the bee sting of etiquette,
but the snake bite of moral order.
- Florence King

I'm not much of a family man.
I'm just not that into it.
I love kids, I adore them, but I don't want to live my life for them.
- Sting

I remember my mother finding mud somehow and putting it on the sting.
- John Hawkes

Drown in a cold vat of whiskey? Death,
where is thy sting?
- W. C. Fields

I have been through various fitness regimes.
I used to run about five miles a day and I did aerobics for a while.
- Sting

Self-love for ever creeps out, like a snake,
to sting anything which happens to stumble upon it.
- George Byron

How the sting of poverty, or small means,
is gone when one keeps house for one's own comfort
and not for the comfort of one's neighbors.
- Dinah Maria Mulock

Ryan is my bridge to the past, to memories that lose
some of their sting when he recounts them.
- Tatum O'Neal

Words can sting like anything, but silence breaks the heart.
- Phyllis McGinley

I owe much to my friends; but, all things considered,
it strikes me that I owe even more to my enemies.
The real person springs life under a sting even better than under a caress.
- Andre Gide

I'm not the only one who feels the sting of continually losing.
- Eddie Bernice Johnson

Allowing children to show their guilt,
show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation.
- Martha Beck

Anger is implanted in us as sort of sting,
to make us gnash with our teeth against the devil,
to make us vehement against him, not to set us in array against each other.
- Richard Savage

Luxury is an enticing pleasure, a bastard mirth,
which hath honey in her mouth, gall in her heart,
and a sting in her tail.
- Francis Quarles

I want to get old gracefully.
I want to have good posture, I want to be healthy and
be an example to my children.
- Sting

Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee.
- Muhammad Ali

Injustice is relatively easy to bear;
what sting is justice.
- H. L. Mencken

A fly, Sir, may sting a stately horse and make him wince;
but,
one is but an insect, and the other is a horse still.
- Samuel Johnson

There is poison in the fang of the serpent,
in the mouth of the fly and in the sting of a scorpion;
but the wicked man is saturated with it.
- Chanakya

I've spent a bit of time with the Prince of Wales,
who I respect greatly.
I'd give two cheers for the Monarchy.
- Sting

I realize that nothing's as it seems.
- Sting

I come from a family of losers, and I've rejected my
family as something I don't want to be like.
- Sting

It takes a man to suffer ignorance and smile.
- Sting

The more irrational of us are worried about the millennium ending -
as if a date would really matter.
- Sting

I try to give the media as many confusing images as
I can to retain my freedom.
What's real is for my children and the people I live with.
- Sting

If you make your living writing, and you can't write anything,
it's over.
It's very frightening.
- Sting

I don't like singing before noon.
- Sting

I was brought up as a Catholic and went to church every
week and took the sacraments.
It never really touched the core of my being.
- Sting

I was recruited to teach 9-year-olds.
I taught for two years.
- Sting

That sense of failure, I don't know where people put
it who don't write songs and aren't able to emote physically.
It must go somewhere.
- Sting

I've only paid lip service to a spiritual life.
- Sting

I've never lost perspective on who I am.
Well, maybe briefly, but generally I'm pretty balanced.
- Sting

I really wanted to work with David Lynch.
I was a big fan of The Elephant Man and Eraserhead.
- Sting

Melancholy is no bad thing.
- Sting

I see music as one language.
If one musical form eats its own tail,
it dies.
So it needs to be a mongrel, it needs to be hybridised.
- Sting

An uncle of mine emigrated to Canada and couldn't take his guitar with him.
When I found it in the attic, I'd found a friend for life.
- Sting

I think you can get the wrong impression about me from
my work and think I'm always a bit down.
I'm not that way at all.
I'm fun-loving.
- Sting

I hate most of what constitutes rock music,
which is basically middle-aged crap.
- Sting

The Super Bowl is Americana at its most kitsch and fun.
- Sting

I can't fly a flag for monogamy or whatever the opposite is;
it depends on the person and on the situation.
- Sting

Peter Townshend shows us it's all right to grow up.
There is dignity after rock'n'roll.
- Sting

I'm not trying to say that it never hurt or that I never felt its sting,
but I can honestly say that I never blamed anybody for racism.
I have considered it more of a manifestation of humanity's
problem rather than my personal problem.
- Robert Guillaume

I always stayed fit because I'm a performer,
and all of those things help me to perform.
- Sting

It's never easy to write a song.
It's the most difficult thing I do.
- Sting

There's no religion but sex and music.
- Sting

When the world is running down, you make the best of what's still around.
- Sting


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