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Standpoint Quotes

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I did a film once that I was killed in.
It was a painful, horrifying day.
It was a wonderful day from the standpoint of acting,
but I was a wreck otherwise.
- Leslie Easterbrook

Indeed, the actor's lot is a much harder one than that of the director's,
from one simple standpoint: The actor has to play the eight shows a week.
- Charles Keating

From a person standpoint, the old expression of what
doesn't kill you makes you stronger is somewhat true.
- Vince McMahon

War has been good to me from a financial standpoint
but I don't want to make money that way.
I don't want blood money.
- Ted Turner

 

Our priorities require that all children of Palestine,
men and women, be ready for conflict,
both from the standpoint of training and from the standpoint of armament.
- Ahmed Yassin

Whether it goes to series or stands by itself,
I'm proud of what we did with it, not only from the
standpoint of what it could have been,
but for itself.
- Yancy Butler

The standpoint of the man who relies on religious experience
for capturing Reality must always remain individual and incommunicable.
- Muhammed Iqbal

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I look at each episode in two ways -
from a design standpoint and from an entertainment standpoint -
this is TV,
after all.
We usually succeed on at least one of the levels.
- Douglas Wilson

It doesn't look great if you cancel the reigning Best Comedy Program,
you know, you're gonna take a hit from a...
from sort of a public relations standpoint.
- Will Arnett

The Emmy will have no effect on me, from the standpoint
that you've still got to wash your bowl after breakfast.
- Charles Keating

I would adopt a standpoint, irrespective of whether
someone was for or against it,
if I felt deeply that it was right for the movement.
- Alfred Rosenberg

It's tangible, it's solid, it's beautiful.
It's artistic, from my standpoint, and I just love real estate.
- Donald Trump

Philosophy, most broadly viewed, is the critical survey
of existence from the standpoint of value.
- Sidney Hook

To recognize negativism as a force of creation is to
give up the creative standpoint altogether.
- Paul Twitchell

So from the housing standpoint, steady as you go,
I think, would be the best medicine.
- Franklin Raines

The Sand Pebbles has always been one of my favorite films,
I suppose because its the most difficult film -
from a physical and logistical standpoint -
that I've ever made.
- Robert Wise

Social psychology has, as a rule, dealt with various
phases of social experience from the psychological
standpoint of individual experience.
- George H. Mead

I do not shake hands from a sanitary standpoint.
- Victoria Woodhull

Cameron was able to get an inside look at professional
football from the standpoint of athletes and agents
and general managers that few people have ever seen.
- Leigh Steinberg

We had built up a team in Edmonton that really knew
who each other was from a personal standpoint and from
a professional standpoint.
Our nucleus had stayed together for a long time.
- Mark Messier

From the employees' standpoint, in 1935,
Social Security was a big gamble.
Employees would be required to participate in the program,
contributing a percentage of their income for their
entire adult working life.
- Wayne Allard

If we turn our back on the people of this country who
need to work for a living,
we shouldn't be here, to be honest, because that has
to be an essential part of what we do to protect the country,
from the standpoint of defense, protect workers and
make sure they have jobs.
- Barbara Boxer

I tell her all the time I'd gladly retire and hang
out with the kids and clean the house.
I want to have a good life and great family,
and from a professional standpoint I want to be successful,
but it's not the most important thing at all.
- Nick Lachey

You have to remember that coaching wasn't sophisticated back then -
you didn't have the camps,
clinics and all the technical advances that are available today -
so from that standpoint,
playing with a cast on my arm was a fortunate event in my life.
- Bob Cousy

And really, the basis, I think, of achieving some success
in what I want to do today comes from my mother's push
to get me to read and to make something of myself from
the standpoint of an education.
- Sam Donaldson

It's a lot of work and I also feel like I've done it.
I miss comedy.
And I also think that, from purely a logistical standpoint,
that the day-to-day schedule on a comedy allows you to have a life,
much more of a life, than on a drama.
- Adam Arkin

Any acceleration constitutes progress,
Miss Glory.
Nature had no understanding of the modern rate of work.
From a technical standpoint the whole of childhood is pure nonsense.
Simply wasted time.
An untenable waste of time.
- Karel Capek

From the standpoint of observation, then,
we must regard it as a highly probable hypothesis that
the beginnings of the mental life date from as far
back as the beginnings of life at large.
- Wilhelm Wundt

Creativity is much better when it's free.
Someone can take it and sell it if that's what it needs,
and from that standpoint, you have to have a label.
If you could make your music and just give it away
and somehow make a living -
that would be the best scenario.
- Matthew Sweet

I don't think it's too late for 'The War of the Worlds' to come true.
I'm talking about it from the standpoint that which
you need to have and own things -
to breed,
to think, to create - is going on everywhere,
not just on this planet or in the space around it.
- Dwight Schultz

The task which we have set ourselves is simply to show
why and for what purpose we hold that standpoint during most of our lives,
and why and for what purpose we are provisionally obliged to abandon it.
- Ernst Mach

My illness has taught me something about the nature of humanity,
love, brotherhood and relationships that I never understood,
and probably never would have.
So, from that standpoint, there is some truth and good in everything.
- Lee Atwater

I like the fact that we have all the teams in the tournament.
When I first got here as an assistant,
not everyone made the tournament and I think as a coach,
you look at it from a job security standpoint,
I think that hurt when you didn't have everybody in the tournament.
- Tim Buckley

I mean, this whole digital revolution is really eroding
the director's importance on a movie because,
number one, just from a practical standpoint,
with floppy disks and the ability to put all of the film onto a disk,
more people have access to the movie.
- John Frankenheimer

That text-books be permitted in Catholic schools such
as will not offend the religious views of the minority,
and which from an educational standpoint shall be satisfactory to the advisory board.
- Charles Tupper

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

There are two kinds of failures:
those who thought and never did,
and those who did and never thought.
- Laurence J. Peter

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

To the young child, all life is a great adventure -
when did we grow so dull and brittle.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Success comes from knowing that
you did your best to become the best
that you are capable of becoming.
- John Wooden

Sometimes you get the results you wanted,
sometimes you don't.
What matters is that you did your best.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists.
When his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
his troops will feel they did it themselves.
- Lao Tzu

Many of life's failures are people who did not realize
how close they were to success when they gave up.
- Thomas Edison

As for accomplishments,
I just did what I had to do as things came along.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

If we all did the things we are capable of doing,
we would literally astound ourselves.
- Thomas Edison

A leader is best when people barely know he exists;
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say: we did it ourselves.
- Lao Tzu

The wicked leader is he who the people despise.
The good leader is he who the people revere.
The great leader is he who the people say, "We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When the best leader's work is done the people say,
"We did it ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

A somebody was once a nobody who wanted to and did.
- John Burroughs

Every day I give thanks that I am me,
and that everything that has ever occurred in my life
happened exactly as it did -
however unpleasant it may have appeared at the time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We did not change as we grew older;
we just became more clearly ourselves.
- Lynn Hall

Regret for the things we did can be tempered by time;
it is regret for the things we did not do that is inconsolable.
- Sydney Harris

A leader is best when people barely know he exists,
not so good when people obey and acclaim him,
worst when they despise him.
But of a good leader, who talks little,
when his work is done, his aim fulfilled,
they will say, "We did this ourselves."
- Lao Tzu

Where am I? Who am I? How did I come to be here?
What is this thing called the world?
How did I come into the world?
Why was I not consulted?
And If I am compelled to take part in it,
Where is the director? I want to see him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I did not wish to take a cabin passage,
but rather to go before the mast
and on the deck of the world,
for there I could best see
the moonlight amid the mountains.
I do not wish to go below now.
- Henry David Thoreau

Jesus preached more and taught more
about helping the poor and the sick and the hungry
than he did about heaven and hell.
Shouldn't that tell us something?
- John Grisham

I recognize that the person I was in my past
is not the person I am today.
That person did the very best they could,
given the knowledge, emotions, and prior experience
they had to draw upon at the time.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I honor you, Hero, for you do not play to the crowd.
You play to your own soul.
An audience of one fills the house with its appreciation and applause.
Others follow you, and may attempt to emulate you,
but that is not why you are a hero.
Fame may smile upon you, or it may not.
The world may cheer your name, or you may be the unknown warrior
who rescued comrades in battle,
or taught a young girl how to shed tears of joy.
Whatever you did, you did not do for fame.
If you had, you would not be a Hero.
You are a Hero for your bold courageous inspired action.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Civilization had too many rules for me,
so I did my best to rewrite them.
- Bill Cosby

Did you ever stop to think, and forget to start again?
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

True believers just don't see things the way they are,
because if they did, they wouldn't be true believers anymore.
- Philip Caputo

The course of true love never did run smooth.
- William Shakespeare

If I hadn't met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you.
If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you.
But I did, I do, and I will.
- Anonymous

Guilt says I've done something wrong;
... shame says there is something wrong with me.
Guilt says I've made a mistake;
... shame says I am a mistake.
Guilt says what did was not good;
... shame says I am no good.
- John Bradshaw

Where did you park the invisible car?
- the movie Megamind (2010)

What we did not imagine was a Web of people,
but a Web of documents.
- Dale Dougherty

A man who views the world the same at fifty
as he did at twenty
has wasted thirty years of his life.
- Muhammad Ali


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