Quotes by response
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Beji Caid Essebsi
Tunisian politician 1926-2019
To fight extremism, we will need to pursue a two-pronged strategy: both 'hard,' through stricter control of our borders and a more robust and technologically advanced security response, and 'soft,' based on better intelligence-gathering, working to return our mosques to their spiritual function and barring entry to foreign preachers.
African-American poet and writer 1928-
A bizarre sensation pervades a relationship of pretense. No truth seems true. A simple morning's greeting and response appear loaded with innuendo and fraught with implications. Each nicety becomes more sterile and each withdrawal more permanent.
C. P. Snow
English novelist 1905-1980
A good many times I have been present at gatherings of people who, by the standards of the traditional culture, are thought highly educated and who have with considerable gusto been expressing their incredulity at the illiteracy of scientists. Once or twice I have been provoked and have asked the company how many of them could describe the Second Law of Thermodynamics. The response was cold: it was also negative. Yet I was asking something which is about the scientific equivalent of: Have you reSource: The Two Cultures (1959)
American writer, poet, criticus 1911-1972
A good teacher feels his way, looking for response.
English singer, songwriter, DJ, fashion designer and actor 1961-
A lot of people felt I was getting work because I was Boy George. My response at the time was that there's a lot of DJs making records, they're not all making good records, but they have the right to do that.
Stephen R. Covey
American educator, author and businessman 1932-2012
Accountability breeds response-ability.
American writer and columnist
Anorexia is a response to cultural images of the female body - waiflike, angular - that both capitulates to the ideal and also mocks it, strips away all the ancillary signs of sexuality, strips away breasts and hips and butt and leaves in their place a garish caricature, a cruel cartoon of flesh and bone.
Canadian-born American abstract painter 1912-2004
Any material may be used but the theme is the same and the response is the same for all artwork... we all have the same concern, but the artist must know exactly what the experience is. He must pursue the truth relentlessly.
American philosopher 1859-1952
Complete adaptation to environment means death. The essential point in all response is the desire to control environment.
Scottish poet and author 1755-1838
Grief is a normal and natural response to loss. It is originally an unlearned feeling process. Keeping grief inside increases your pain.
American writer, feminist, womanist, librarian, and civil 1934-1992
Guilt is not a response to anger; it is a response to one's own actions or lack of action.Source: Sister Outsider: Essays and Speeches (2012) 130
Canadian politician 1822-1892
I am sure that in Canada the people appreciate this principle, and the general intelligence which prevails over that country is such that I am sure there is no danger of a reactionary policy ever finding a response in the hearts of any considerable number of our people.
American writer and producer 1979-
I come from the theater, where the response to your work is immediate, and I suppose there's a part of me that still craves that.
English politician 1940-
I have been overwhelmed by the response that I have received on the doorstep during this campaign.
American actress and singer 1970-
I'd love to go back and do theater. There's nothing like that instant response and the connection to a live audience.
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