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    personality Quotes

    Certain aspects of my personality are always going to come out on-screen. I guess that's just me - if they say I'm quirky, I'm quirky. It's better than being boring.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: personality 
    I dont have the confidence to be a personality.
    — Zoe Wanamaker
    I have a hyper personality.
    — Zoe Saldana
    tags: personality 
    For the actor's wishes to be respected in terms of characteristics that your character's gonna have, you have to work with good and intelligent and talented stunt people that not only can carry weapons well but can also carry a personality.
    — Zoe Saldana
    I think my type of personality has all music inside of it, so I am full of music, without even knowing it, without even learning it, without even hearing it.
    — Ziggy Marley
    That whole environment was just incompatible with my beliefs and my personality. It was a dark time for me.
    — Zhang Ziyi
    Every day when I'm thinking about something or want to do something, I say, "Hey, can we shoot some stuff?" or "Hey, can you come with me to the grocery store?" or "Hey, can you..." Just so I can share my personality and who I am, and also use it as a platform to do bigger, more important things.
    — Zendaya
    In the technotronic society the trend would seem to be towards the aggregation of the individual support of millions of uncoordinated citizens, easily within the reach of magnetic and attractive personalities exploiting the latest communications techniques to manipulate emotions and control reason.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    Persisting social crisis, the emergence of a charismatic personality, and the exploitation of mass media to obtain public confidence would be the steppingstones in the piecemeal transformation of the United States into a highly controlled society.
    — Zbigniew Brzezinski
    The horses are all characters, all personalities. Some you get along with, some you don't, some might take a bit longer.
    — Zara Phillips
    I was definitely an extroverted personality at a young age and theater was an outlet for me to channel that energy.
    — Zachary Quinto
    tags: young  age  personality  energy 
    I find anger to be funny. I find people that are so wrapped up in their own personalities to be funny, and lost. Like myself in real life.
    — Zach Galifianakis
    If everything was perfect, it would always be a person-first conversation, but whenever I have the opportunity, I lead with my personality. If they're looking and seeing the disability first or the chair first, I know that I have the ability to change that.
    — Zach Anner
    I'm a very outgoing person so I like girls who are not afraid to be themselves. I'm not a shy person.I like conversations and I'm a really big sucker for personality.
    — Zac Efron
    You don't really know how beautiful a girl is, until you meet her, all her beauty is in her personality.
    — Zac Efron
    You look for those actors or actresses that fit the personality to populate the film.
    — Yuen Woo-ping
    tags: personality  film 
    In the context of social media, reddit is more about the media than the personalities.
    — Yishan Wong
    tags: personality  media 
    Ira [Gershwin] was the shyest, most diffident boy we had ever known. In a class of lower east side rapscallions, his soft-spoken gentleness and low-keyed personality made him a lovable incongruity. He spoke in murmurs, hiding behind a pair of steel-rimmed glasses..Ira had a kid brother who wore high stiff collars, shirts with cuffs and went out with girls.
    — Yip Harburg
    tags: personality  girls  boys  kids 
    As for my ideal type, I like girls who don't have powerful presence, and not self-centered. I'd like her to have a light skin, and a calm personality.
    — Yesung
    Westerners respect privacy, and they are very competitive in terms of work and personalities. My teammates in China and I can talk about everything. But with my Houston Rockets teammates, even though we're friends, we cannot ask each other about everything.
    — Yao Ming
    Develop and build your business's personality that stands out. People want to buy from people.
    — Yanik Silver
    I have a fearless but neutral personality.
    — Yani Tseng
    A dancer must have tremendous personality. A God like Christ and even a godman like Rajneesh had some personality. Combination of talent, dedication, creativity and being emotive is imperative. A coupling of these four qualities with technique is essential. Monotony is deterrent as it regards your style and I notice today, that new dancers perform in a startlingly similar fashion.
    — Yamini Krishnamurthy
    Because of television, sports columnists have become personalities. I went to a party [during Super Bowl week] and there must have been 500 people who wanted to talk to me because they saw me on TV. I've become sort of the Soupy Sales character on TV, and people do not really know me as a writer.
    — Woody Paige
    It's an odd beast, fame. It's got multiple personalities.
    — Woody Harrelson
    tags: personality  fame 
    I'm a vague, conjunctured personality, more made up of opinions and academic prepossessions than of human traits and red corpuscles.
    — Woodrow Wilson
    I really lucked out in terms of how my parents encouraged me to develop my own personality so I didn't just feel incredibly insecure and like I didn't fit in.
    — Winona Ryder
    it is better to take experience, to suffer, to love, and to remember than to walk unscathed between the fires. I've had most immunities myself - the result of an independent income combined with a personality completely devoid of sexual attractions - the two fires of poverty and passion have therefore never burned me, and I am a lesser person for my safety.
    — Winifred Holtby
    You can't rob a bank on charm and personality.
    — Willie Sutton
    tags: personality  charm 
    You must find some way to elevate your act of writing into an entertainment. Usually this means giving the reader an enjoyable surprise. Any number of devices will do the job.... These seeming amusements in fact become your 'style.' When we say we like the style of certain writers, what we mean is that we like their personality as they express it on paper.
    — William Zinsser
    Leadership is of the spirit, compounded of personality and vision.
    — William Slim, 1st Viscount Slim
    We hold that the greatest right in the world is the right to be wrong, that in the exercise thereof people have an inviolable right to express their unbridled thoughts on all topics and personalities, being liable only for the abuse of that right.
    — William Randolph Hearst
    Unfortunately, or perhaps it is fortunate that I have always been forced to stand on my acting ability. I haven't a personality such as Jack Gilbert's, for instance, that attracts women and makes them like me for myself. When I am on the screen I must make them forget me entirely and think only of my acting.
    — William Powell
    tags: women  personality 
    Besides the practical knowledge which defeat offers, there are important personality profits to be taken. Defeat strips away false values and makes you realize what you really want. It stops you from chasing butterflies and puts you to work digging gold.
    — William Moulton Marston
    The principle of happiness should be like the principle of virtue: it should not be dependent of things, but be a part of personality [and character].
    — William Lyon Phelps
    Herein lies the real value of education. Advanced education may or may not make men and women more efficient; but it enriches personality, increases the wealth of the mind, and hence brings happiness.
    — William Lyon Phelps
    I have not been on any river that has more of a distinctive personality than does the Missouri River. It's a river that immediately presents to the traveler, 'I am a grandfather spirit. I have a source; I have a life.
    — William Least Heat-Moon
    Probably careful plotting reflects my personality. I am meticulous by nature. I can't imagine speed-writing anything that happens to pop into my head.
    — William Landay
    But without Adolf Hitler, who was possessed of a demonic personality, a granite will, uncanny instincts, a cold ruthlessness, a remarkable intellect, a soaring imagination and - until the end, when, drunk with power and success, he overreached himself - an amazing capacity to size up people and situations, there almost certainly would never have been a Third Reich.
    — William L. Shirer
    Places come to exist in our imaginations because of stories, and so do we. When we reach for a "sense of place," we posit an intimate relationship to a set of stories connected to a particular location, such as Hong Kong or the Grand Canyon or the bed where we were born, thinking of histories and the evolution of personalities in a local context. Having "a sense of self" means possessing a set of stories about who we are and with whom and why.
    — William Kittredge
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