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    There are a million examples of not feeling the jazz, but using the jazz.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: example 
    That people equate being girlie with being nonthreatening " I mean, I can't think of a more blatant example of playing into exactly the thing that we're trying to fight against. I can't be girlie? I think the fact that people are associating being girlie with weakness, that needs to be examined. I don't think that it undermines my power at all.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    I am supposed to set an example to young players.
    — Zinedine Zidane
    tags: young  example 
    I come to sing for the people, not for the government. God made the sunshine for everyone and made the moon for everyone. We have to follow his example so we have to play music for everyone too. We have a message, and in order for our message to reach the people, we have to play.
    — Ziggy Marley
    There is much meaning in the word endure. For example, when dealing with unstable human feelings and uneven pathways in life, without endurance to hold you up, you may fall into a pit in the brush.
    — Zicheng Hong
    A moment of kindness can produce a mood of harmony between heaven and earth. Purity of heart can leave a fine example for a hundred generations.
    — Zicheng Hong
    The twentieth century saw a professionalization of fiction writing, particularly in its second half and particularly in the Anglo-Saxon world - not so much mainland Europe, for example.
    — Zia Haider Rahman
    Abraham Lincoln, in order to maintain the unity of the United Statesresorted to the use of force.so, I think Abraham Lincoln, president, is a model, is an example.
    — Zhu Rongji
    tags: example 
    It is worthwhile to engage in something that is close to one's heart. I had a scholarship. So if I donate money to give brilliant Chinese students an opportunity to study abroad, then this embodies everything I believe in: education, globalization, social mobility. I am an example of social mobility.
    — Zhang Xin
    On the one hand the world is getting more integrated and we should not dismiss social values as "Western" when they are actually modern values. On the other hand, individual countries have their own history and their own evolution. Trade unions, for example, don't play the same role in China as they do in Europe or the US.
    — Zhang Xin
    The second [argument about motion] is the so-called Achilles, and it amounts to this, that in a race the quickest runner can never overtake the slowest, since the pursuer must first reach the point whence the pursued started, so that the slower must always hold a lead.Statement of the Achilles and the Tortoise paradox in the relation of the discrete to the continuous.; perhaps the earliest example of the reductio ad absurdum method of proof.
    — Zeno of Elea
    tags: race  example 
    Find the Silver Lining: When things don't work out the way you wish, always look for some positive outcome to the situation working out the way it did. For example, you can always be grateful that things didn't turn out even worse.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    tags: work  wishes  positive  example 
    Objects of Appreciation: Every time you go to use a utensil or instrument, take pleasure and feel gratitude for the fact that you have such an object available. If you focus on this, you'll be able to be lifted many many times each day. Some common examples include: a pen, fork, cup, key, computers, clock, chair, stapler, and eyeglasses.
    — Zelig Pliskin
    Electricity for example was considered a very Satanic thing when it was first discovered and utilized.
    — Zeena Schreck
    tags: example 
    Leadership is not about having the charisma or speaking inspirational words, but about leading with example.
    — Zainab Salbi
    It's very important for cities all around the world to reinvent themselves, and Glasgow is a good example of that. The Scots are very nice. I don't think they are burdened by their history.
    — Zaha Hadid
    tags: world  example 
    I think Sin City is a good example. Nobody would accuse Sin City of being historically inaccurate because it takes place in modern times.
    — Zack Snyder
    tags: time  sin  example 
    I think it's become much harder because I'm more afraid of every step I take. I'm more aware of its ramifications, I'm more aware of the less creative aspects of music - like the business-side of things for example.
    — Zach Condon
    People have always wondered what my opinion on Stevie Wonder is. I say if he's so great how come he can't see? I mean, God doesn't make mistakes, just look at me for example.
    — Zach Braff
    People are always saying bad things about them, but really they think they're just trying to clean up our planet. I'm not saying it's right but, you know, we could all benefit from following that example.
    — Zach Braff
    tags: people  right  bad  saying  example 
    It raises several serious questions. For example, how can there possibly be more than one person as awesome as me?
    — Zach Braff
    Have you ever seen a chess article without a brilliant example of the author's own play? 'Silly question,' you will say. Quite.
    — Yuri Razuvaev
    Ukraine is a vital link for Europe: our energy transportation networks; our location between the European Union and Eurasia. We're the melting pot of Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity. The democracy we founded with the Orange Revolution has to be an example for other post-Soviet states.
    — Yulia Tymoshenko
    Maybe it's easier to have that desire guest-spot-packed album, for example, you're a rapper and you need someone to sing the hook. I guess for us, it just kind of feels like we want to explore ourselves more. That sounds kind of cheesy, but I don't know. I have a lot of artists whose music I have this perfect relationship with, and I don't really feel like I need to meet them or get to know them or write with them because of it.
    — Yukimi Nagano
    It's very satisfying to promote science and education and see good results. Setting a good example for young people, being a role model, is very important for me.
    — Yuan T. Lee
    It should be the aim of every photographer to make a single exposure that shows everything about the subject. I have been told that my portrait of Churchill is an example of this.
    — Yousuf Karsh
    I think the forms of terrorism are becoming very diverse, amongst them cyber-terrorism, for example.
    — Yoshihiko Noda
    tags: terrorism  example 
    Not recognizing natural mind is simply an example of the mind's unlimited capacity to create whatever it wants.
    — Yongey Mingyur Rinpoche
    tags: mind  example 
    Tramaine Hawkins has been a mentor, a confidante and an example of greatness. She has been through a lot in her life, and her career has spanned over 50 years. To me, that's what you call a legend.
    — Yolanda Adams
    A spontaneous act of generosity, performed with unselfish grace is an example of moral beauty, as are certain acts of courage; genuine modesty is a possible example, as is selfless love. Although moral beauty is a natural gift, it is nevertheless more likely to emerge and flourish in societies that appreciate and encourage it.
    — Yi-Fu Tuan
    The West has become the world model; developing countries are dreaming of living like us, which is impossible. They should reject our model, because it is not sustainable. Developing countries should even give us the example, but unfortunately that's not what happens.
    — Yann Arthus-Bertrand
    Germany is Europe's heart. But bitterness is widespread. Currently the Germans hate the Greeks and the Greeks hate the Germans. The demonization of the country has to stop if we want a strong Europe. So I am setting a positive example.
    — Yanis Varoufakis
    tags: heart  hate  strong  positive  example 
    I think I've been an incredible example to my kids of what not to do.
    — Woody Harrelson
    tags: kids  example 
    The example of America must be the example not merely of peace because it will not fight, but of peace because peace is the healing and elevating influence of the world, and strife is not. There is such a thing as a man being too proud to fight. There is such a thing as a nation being so right that it does not need to convince others by force that it is right.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    I have received delegations of working men who, apparently speaking with the utmost sincerity, have declared that they would regard it as a genuine hardship if they were deprived of their beer, for example.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    tags: men  example 
    For example, you now look at pictures from 1968, they are hugely misleading in terms of standing in as an absolute image of the time. Because maybe two percent of the people looked the way that we now associate with that time. I was also aware that what I was aiming for is an idealized, utopian version of how people could be together. I found photography to be a very powerful tool because as long as it looks real, it is perceived as real.
    — Wolfgang Tillmans
    You cannot form a community of countries of different strength without a certain amount of equilibrium. That is reflected in, for example, the EU budget and the bailout programs. That is why there are net payers and net recipients in Europe. A community cannot exist if the stronger do not take responsibility for the weaker.
    — Wolfgang Schauble
    For example, you can eat a Caesar salad and say, "Wow, I ate so healthy today." You forget there was a quarter-cup of oil in there, and all the calories are from fat. So it's better if you eat a grilled chicken breast, some steamed brown rice, and a little salad with balsamic vinegar on top.
    — Wolfgang Puck
    tags: healthy  example 
    The military is the largest polluter in the country, and so you have a lot of military waste contaminating reservations - as, for example, on the Skull Valley Goshute Reservation, where 5,000 sheep died in some kind of experimental military nerve gas test 10 years ago. Many of our communities are dealing with that kind of waste, and an absence of political will to clean them up.
    — Winona LaDuke
    Take opera for example - to go to the opera you have to dress up in a tuxedo and pay lots of money.
    — Wim Wenders
    tags: money  example 
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