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    extreme Quotes

    Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let's cooperate.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    tags: help  extreme 
    I think we're really hungry for family in America, especially when I feel like people are really pulled apart from their families. So, we were interested in the idea of what the extreme version of that would be.
    — Zal Batmanglij
    tags: people  america  ideas  extreme 
    I by no means intend to simplify the challenges women face in any culture. Women are marginalized in all cultures in my opinion, some in more extreme ways than others.
    — Zainab Salbi
    I love playing characters that go to extreme places, and I love to explore different kinds of psychological landscapes, so it is ultimately a kind of fun, but it's also complicated and colored by the depth of the nastiness of it, at certain times, as well.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: character  time  fun  extreme 
    Hours of preparation for something that is excecuted, with extreme precision, in a few minutes. Just as with a judo throw.
    — Yves Klein
    tags: extreme 
    The immaterial blue colour shown at Iris Clert's in April had in short made me inhuman, had excluded me from the world of tangible reality; I was an extreme element of society who lived in space and who had no means of coming back to earth. Jean Tinguely saw me in space and signaled to me in speed to show me the last machine to take to return to the ephemerality of material life.
    — Yves Klein
    Nothing poisons love more than honesty. If love lasts until the day we die, we will live without showing our real self to our beloved until the day we die. Love makes us more beautiful and distorts us. Love takes our impulse to lie to an extreme.
    — Yang Gui-ja
    tags: live  self  honesty  lies  beautiful  real  die  extreme 
    I like to sing covers of songs that are at the extreme ends from what I usually listen to.
    — Yael Naim
    tags: song  extreme 
    Swing is extreme coordination. It's a maintaining balance, equilibrium. It's about executing very difficult rhythms with a panache and a feeling in the context of very strict time. So, everything about the swing is about some guideline and some grid and the elegant way that you negotiate your way through that grid.
    — Wynton Marsalis
    tags: time  balance  extreme 
    Naturally, the top does not automatically make us better. Like the samurai frequented ordinary cutthroat, so sometimes extreme mountaineer can be self-centered, mythomaniac or crook to each yourself and the environment.
    — Wojciech Kurtyka
    Obsession is love in an extreme shape.
    — Wladimir Klitschko
    tags: extreme 
    A few years ago the idea that extreme poverty was harmful was on the fringes of the economic and political debate. But having made the case we are now seeing an emerging consensus among business leaders, economic leaders, political leaders and even faith leaders.
    — Winnie Byanyima
    In the US a child born into a poor family will become a poor adult. The american dream is just that - it is not true, because of the level of extreme inequality.
    — Winnie Byanyima
    Depression is a disorder of mood, so mysteriously painful and elusive in the way it becomes known to the self - to the mediating intellect- as to verge close to being beyond description. It thus remains nearly incomprehensible to those who have not experienced it in its extreme mode.
    — William Styron
    tags: depression  self  mood  extreme 
    Glory relaxes often and debilitates the mind; censure stimulates and contracts,-both to an extreme. Simple fame is, perhaps, the proper medium.
    — William Shenstone
    tags: fame  media  extreme 
    I think the only real referent for anybody writing drama is probably Hamlet. You have the most extreme tragic drama, this sort of blood-boltered thing, but it's also very funny, which is simply a matter of the playwright being alive and observant and entertaining, and understanding not only the world but what will play.
    — William Monahan
    Richard [Carrier] takes the extremist position that Jesus of Nazareth never even existed, that there was no such person in history. This is a position that is so extreme that to call it marginal would be an understatement; it doesn't even appear on the map of contemporary New Testament scholarship.
    — William Lane Craig
    We have no intention of abandoning the American people to unproven theories and extreme positions. We're the people party and we're going to stick up for the people.
    — William J. Clinton
    tags: people  american  extreme 
    It is the tendency of the social burdens to crush out the middle class, and to force society into an organization of only two classes, one at each social extreme.
    — William Graham Sumner
    tags: society  extreme 
    Making every allowance for the errors of the most extreme fallibility, the history of Catholicism would on this hypothesis represent an amount of imposture probably unequaled in the annals of the human race.
    — William Edward Hartpole Lecky
    tags: human  race  extreme 
    Eating wheat, like ice climbing, mountain boarding, and bungee jumping, is an extreme sport. It is the only common food that carries its own long-term mortality rate.
    — William Davis
    tags: food  extreme 
    An aphorism is an extreme synthesis of thesis and antithesis, theory and practice, it's a mixture of intuition and observation, hypothesis and illusions of certainty and probability, history and stupidity.
    — William C. Brown
    However great an evil immorality may be, we must not forget that it is not without its beneficial consequences. It is only through extremes that men can arrive at the middle path of wisdom and virtue.
    — Wilhelm von Humboldt
    All situations in which the interrelationships between extremes are involved are the most interesting and instructive.
    — Wilhelm von Humboldt
    tags: extreme 
    Röntgen has familiarized us with an order of vibrations of extreme minuteness compared with the smallest waves with which we have hitherto been acquainted, and of dimensions comparable with the distances between the centers of the atoms of which the material universe is built up; and there is no reason to suppose that we have here reached the limit of frequency.
    — Wilhelm Rontgen
    tags: universe  extreme 
    The pleasure of living and the pleasure of the orgasm are identical. Extreme orgasm anxiety forms the basis of the general fear of life.
    — Wilhelm Reich
    Beheading, burying and burning humans alive are extreme acts of cruelty. Such crimes against humanity must be investigated and the guilty parties brought to justice. May ALL victims rest in peace!
    — Widad Akrawi
    I became entirely given over to extreme dread. The fear was so powerful that it seemed to make my personality completely evaporate... 'Whitley' ceased to exist. What was left was a body and a state of raw fear so great that it swept about me like a thick, suffocating curtain, turning paralysis into a condition that seemed close to death...I died and a wild animal appeared in my place.
    — Whitley Strieber
    I'm a believer in the notion that artists who do good work believe in the ideas of extremes.
    — Wayne Thiebaud
    We all need critical confrontation of the fullest and most extreme kind that we can get. You can unnecessarily limit yourself by choosing your criticism.
    — Wayne Thiebaud
    tags: criticism  extreme 
    There are 2 rules in extreme snowriding: First, always follow your heart; second, never cry when it hurts.
    — Warren Miller
    tags: hurt  rules  extreme 
    The stockmarket is a semi-psychotic creature given to extremes of elation and despair.
    — Warren Buffett
    tags: despair  extreme 
    If you ever get the opportunity to work with Quentin Tarantino, you had better believe that it will be an experience of extremes.
    — Walton Goggins
    It is the nature of men having escaped one extreme, which by force they were constrained long to endure, to run headlong into the other extreme, forgetting that virtue doth always consist in the mean.
    — Walter Raleigh
    tags: nature  men  virtue  extreme 
    Memo to extreme partisans: If you can't bring yourselves to love your enemies, can you at least learn to hate your friends?
    — Walter Kirn
    tags: enemies  hate  enemy  learn  extreme 
    No other German writer of comparable stature has been a more extreme critic of German nationalism than Nietzsche.
    — Walter Kaufmann
    tags: extreme 
    If in normal conditions it is skill, which counts, in such extreme situations, it is the spirit, which saves.
    — Walter Bonatti
    tags: spirit  extreme 
    Capitalism is a purely cultic religion, perhaps the most extreme that ever existed.
    — Walter Benjamin
    Any order is a balancing act of extreme precariousness.
    — Walter Benjamin
    tags: extreme 
    The imagination is the liberty of the mind It is intrpeid and eager and the extreme of its achievement lies in abstraction.
    — Wallace Stevens
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