Quotes: approval

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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.
  • Helen Rowland
    Helen Rowland
    American journalist 1875-1950
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    A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.
  • Hans Selye
    Hans Selye
    Hungarian-Canadian endocrinologist and scientist 1907-1982
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    As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.
  • Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval.
  • Andrew Carnegie
    Andrew Carnegie
    American industrialist 1835-1919
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    Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best.
  • Henry Miller
    Henry Miller
    American writer 1891-1980
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    Fame is an illusive thing - here today, gone tomorrow. The fickle, shallow mob raises its heroes to the pinnacle of approval today and hurls them into oblivion tomorrow at the slightest whim; cheers today, hisses tomorrow; utter forgetfulness in a few months.
  • Horace
    Horace
    Roman poet 65-8 BC
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    He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful.
  • I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything.
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism.
  • Byron Katie
    Byron Katie
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    If I had a prayer, it would be this: God spare me from the desire for love, approval, and appreciation. Amen.
    Source: Loving What Is: Four Questions That Can Change Your Life (2002)
  • Charles M. Schwab
    Charles M. Schwab
    American industrialist 1862-1939
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    In my wide association in life, meeting with many and great men in various parts of the world, I have yet to find the man, however great or exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than he would ever do under a spirit of criticism.
  • Bahman Ghobadi
    Bahman Ghobadi
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    It feels very, very good to make a film freely, to work without having to wait years for script approval, without looking over your shoulder.
  • Graham Greene
    Graham Greene
    English writer 1904-
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    It is the story-teller's task to elicit sympathy and a measure of understanding for those who lie outside the boundaries of State approval.
  • Brene Brown
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    Many people think of perfectionism as striving to be your best, but it is not about self-improvement; it's about earning approval and acceptance.
  • Bill Dedman
    Bill Dedman
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    MSNBC policy requires journalists to report any potential conflict of interest and to seek approval from the president of NBC News before making any political contribution.
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