Quotes by renown-respond
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American politician and diplomat 1927-1996
Despite the litany of the sorrows of the city, we must believe in the ability of man to respond to the problems of his environment.
Richard M. DeVos
American businessman, co-founder of Amway Corp. 1926-
Life... It tends to respond to our outlook, to shape itself to meet our expectations.
American developmental biologist 1944-
A person's health isn't generally a reflection of genes, but how their environment is influencing them. Genes are the direct cause of less than 1pc of diseases: 99pc is how we respond to the world.
Australian actress and theatre 1969-
Actresses can get outrageously precious about the way they look. That's not what life's about. If you starve yourself to the point where your brain cells shrivel, you will never do good work. And if you're overly conscious of your arms flapping in the wind, how can you look the other actor in the eye to respond to them?
American academic and social critic 1947-
Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions?
American conservative political commentator and attorney 1984-
By giving professors jobs for life, universities create a feeling of unanswerable power among too many. Tenured professors who are uninterested in serving the student body are less likely to respond favorably to criticism, and are more likely to feel the freedom to intimidate or harass those with opposing viewpoints.
British Labour Party politician 1952-
Defence must be more adaptable, able to respond quickly to the changes in the security environment and the character of conflict.
American legal scholar 1954-
Democrats want to use government power to make people's lives go better; Republicans respond that people know more than politicians do. We think that both might be able to agree that nudging can maintain free markets, and liberty, while also inclining people in good directions.
Freedom is that instant between when someone tells you to do something and when you decide how to respond.
American writer 1932-
Give someone who has faith in you a placebo and call it a hair growing pill, anti-nausea pill or whatever, and you will be amazed at how many respond to your therapy.
American science fiction author 1958-
How many members of the fleshbound masses do you think will listen to him? He's making sense, and they don't respond to that.Source: Buddy Holly is Alive and Well on Ganymede (1991)
American football coach 1937-
How you respond to the challenge in the second half will determine what you become after the game, whether you are a winner or a loser.
American basketbal player and coach 1956-
I always know what's happening on the court. I see a situation occur, and I respond.
American movie director and actor 1935 -
I don't respond well to mellow, you know what I mean, I have a tendency to... if I get too mellow, I ripen and then rot.
British-Australian comedian, author, playwright, actor and director 1959-
I'm easy to work with, not a pushover, but I respond to criticism and find it inspiring.