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    attitude Quotes

    I would love to meet Martin Luther King. His fearless attitude, leadership, and self-awareness changed our world.
    — Zulay Henao
    Reverence is an emotion that we can nurture in our very young children, respect is an attitude that we instill in our children as they become school-agers, and responsibility is an act that we inspire in our children as they grow through the middle years and become adolescents.
    — Zoe Weil
    When greedy people are given gold, they are bitter that they haven't gotten jewels; when they are made barons they are resentful that they haven't been made lords. Though powerful and rich, their attitude is that of beggars. For those who know how to be content, simple fare is more delicious than rich delicacies, a cloth coat is warmer than fox fur, and an ordinary citizen does not defer to a king or a lord.
    — Zicheng Hong
    I think it's the same to be an actress anywhere because the profession is about attitudes towards events - it is a process to try to understand life. I think this is the case for actors across the world.
    — Zhou Xun
    Be carefree yet careful: While you should work on overcoming unnecessary worrying, have a healthy fear of danger and sensibly guard yourself from harm. Overcoming worry does not mean putting yourself in danger, but in having a calm attitude in dealing with difficulties and accepting what cannot be changed.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    Listing What You Have: Internalize the attitude that regardless of how many things you do not have, you can still be happy and grateful if you keep your focus on what you do have. Make a list of possessions, talents, and good qualities you have and whenever you catch yourself becoming obsessed with something you lack, review your list.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    The attitude of the American public toward the external projection of American power has been much more ambivalent. The public supported America's engagement in World War II largely because of the shock effect of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    The current state of architecture and design requires extensive collaboration and an investigative attitude and we continue to research and develop new technologies.
    — Zaha Hadid
    You really just have to have a good attitude, challenge yourself, and you can accomplish great things.
    — Zach Anner
    I say the last 10 percent of the way to perfection takes so much of your life that it isn't worth the effort. This overzealous attitude is what creates religious fanatics, body Nazis, and athletes who are exceedingly dull to converse with.
    — Yvon Chouinard
    There is a brief moment when all there is in a man's mind and soul and spirit is reflected through his eyes, his hands, his attitude. This is the moment to record
    — Yousuf Karsh
    tags: attitude  soul  moment  eyes  mind  spirit 
    "Triennale in the City" is a scheme that is of priority for the sponsoring local government. For many local governments, revitalization is an important mission for the local community, and, therefore, the attitude to achieve this mission through the cultural and/or artistic activities should not be denied.
    — Yasumasa Morimura
    I put priority on such artists who focus on the world of "oblivion" and who consider placing themselves into the world of "oblivion" as fundamental to their attitude for their expression.
    — Yasumasa Morimura
    I will keep smiling, be positive and never give up! I will give 100 percent each time I play. These are always my goals and my attitude.
    — Yani Tseng
    tags: time  attitude  positive  goal 
    A worker in the rural reconstruction must have: The body of an athlete The attitude of a teacher The mind of a scientist The heart of a missionary The spirit of a crusader.
    — Y. C. James Yen
    Instead of imposing your will on every situation...focus on including everyone else, and just that little adjustment of attitude gives you the space to understand where and who you are.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    tags: attitude  space 
    I'm not a person who writes really abstract things with oblique references. I look at abstraction like I look at condiments. Give me some Tabasco sauce, some ketchup, some mayonnaise. I love all of that. Put it on a trumpet. I've just got to have the ketchup and Tabasco sauce. That's my attitude about musical philosophy.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    No government has ever been beneficent when the attitude of government was that it was taking care of the people. The only freedom consists in the people taking care of the government.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    If Freud had worn a kilt in the prescribed Highland manner he might have had a very different attitude to genitals.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: attitude 
    An attitude can murder just as easily as an ax.
    — Woodrow M. Kroll
    tags: attitude  murder 
    Nothing is so sour that it can't be sweetened by a good attitude.
    — Woodrow M. Kroll
    tags: attitude 
    On the whole, it bums me out that lyrics seem to be written as afterthoughts nowadays. Not sure why this is, but hopefully things will come around again and bands will once again want to "communicate" "ideas" with their audience, and not just content themselves with providing attitude and atmosphere with clichés on top.
    — Wooden Wand
    tags: attitude  lyrics 
    Growing up in the '80s, questions of style and music and youth culture all seemed inherently political - like gay rights issues, dressing up, wearing makeup, arms protests. A lot of attitude and opinions were expressed through clothes, and they all were meaningful. So in that way, I was so excited about the connection between our private lives and politics - who I kiss, how I like to dance.
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    All the champions - you go and ask Mike Tyson or Joe Louis, Rocky Marciano, Lennox Lewis and myself included, and I'm sorry for putting myself in line with all the other great names - but the champion's attitude is it doesn't matter who is in front of me, I am going to conquer this person and win the fight and knock the person out.
    — Wladimir Klitschko
    tags: people  attitude  fight  sorry 
    If you want to be happy, then it is within your grasp. The book you are holding can have a profound impact on your thinking and your attitude and can help you to do more, be more, and achieve more!
    — Willie Jolley
    A man really and practically looking onwards to an immortal life, on whatever grounds, exhibits to us the human soul in an enobled attitude.
    — William Whewell
    tags: men  attitude  human  soul  immortal 
    Every man and woman alive is gifted by God in some special way. People who have a self-image of worth are going to see value in what they do. This is the attitude that motivates them to be and to do their best. It's a drive that comes from within people.
    — William Walton
    tags: men  people  women  attitude  value  god  worth 
    If you are not satisfied with what is coming to you, start to work and change your mental attitude and mental states, and you will see a change gradually setting in.
    — William Walker Atkinson
    tags: work  attitude  mental 
    And that works for me. So that if this is it, you better take it at its right proportion. That there are serious things, but most things are temporal and ephemeral, and you should cultivate that attitude. That joy and love and all the verities are what counts. So I try not to take too many things seriously, and if I find myself caught up in the seriousness of the moment, within a period of time, I'm able to cajole myself out of it.
    — William Shatner
    tags: time  work  joy  attitude  moment  right 
    One special advantage of the skeptical attitude of mind is that a man is never vexed to find that after all he has been in the wrong.
    — William Osler
    tags: men  attitude  wrong  mind  advantage 
    In our Army every soldier must care about his job. Often- if the duty seems menial or hum-drum- it is hard to cultivate this attitude. But it must be done. What you do in your job each day, you do for the Army.
    — William O. Wooldridge
    tags: attitude  job  care 
    It is our attitude toward free thought and free expression that will determine our fate. There must be no limit on the range of temperate discussion, no limits on thought. No subject must be taboo. No censor must preside at our assemblies.
    — William O. Douglas
    An attitude of philosophic doubt, of suspended judgment, is repugnant to the natural man. Belief is an independent joy to him.
    — William Minto
    tags: belief  men  joy  attitude  doubt 
    What we've found is a whole new pattern of change that we hadn't thought of before. They changed their attitude toward the colony over time - and they really adapted to the reality they found in Virginia.
    — William M. Kelso
    Regardless of what one's attitude towards prohibition may be, temperance is something against which, at a time of war, no reasonable protest can be made.
    — William Lyon Mackenzie King
    tags: time  attitude  war 
    If you're not working, over time you're much more likely to develop attitudes and orientations and behavior patterns that are associated with casual or infrequent work. And then when you open up opportunities for people, you notice that these attitudes, orientations, habits and styles also change.
    — William Julius Wilson
    Agnosticism is the natural attitude of the evolutionist. How can a brute mind comprehend spiritual things?
    — William Jennings Bryan
    tags: attitude  spiritual  mind 
    The most significant change in a person's life is a change of attitude. Right attitudes produce right actions.
    — William J. Johnston
    tags: action  attitude  right 
    [My mom] had this amazing attitude in the face of everything, including when she got cancer.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: attitude 
    There can be no doubt that our Nation has had a long and unfortunate history of sex discrimination. Traditionally, such discrimination was rationalized by an attitude of "romantic paternalism" which, in practical effect, put women, not on a pedestal, but in a cage.
    — William J. Brennan
    tags: women  attitude  doubt  sex 
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