Quotations on Concern

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What exists outside is a man's concern; let no woman give advice; and do no mischief within doors.
- Aeschylus
(Keywords: Advice, Concern, Man, Woman)

Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.
- Anna Akhmatova
(Keywords: Death, Heart, Concern, Will, Woman)

My first concern was to take care of my drawing. I did not have any knowledge in arts, especially Haitian arts, apart from the paintings I saw in my father's office.
- Ralph Allen
(Keywords: Father, Knowledge, Care, Concern, First, Office)

The idea of it becomes a little freaky if you're dealing with someone who has trouble differentiating between fantasy and reality, but that's a concern no matter what kind of movie you're dealing with.
- Adam Arkin
(Keywords: Idea, Concern, Fantasy, Reality, Trouble)

It is a sign of a dull nature to occupy oneself deeply in matters that concern the body; for instance, to be over much occupied about exercise, about eating and drinking, about easing oneself, about sexual intercourse.
- David Bailey
(Keywords: Nature, Body, Concern, Drinking, Eating, Exercise)

I'm a vegetarian - I think there's a strong possibility, had I not become a vegetarian, I would not be working now. I became a vegetarian about 25 years ago, and I did it out of concern for animals. But I immediately began having more energy and feeling better.
- Bob Barker
(Keywords: Possibility, Animals, Concern, Energy, Feeling, Now, Years)

Leadership has become a heavy industry. Concern and interest about leadership development is no longer an American phenomenon. It is truly global. Though I will probably be in less demand, I wanted to move on.
- Warren Bennis
(Keywords: Leadership, Development, American, Concern, Interest, Will)

You can't be trying to make a film that pleases all people, you know, so it's not a concern of mine.
- Cate Blanchett
(Keywords: People, Concern, Film, Trying)

You see, Africa makes a fool of our idea of justice. It makes a farce of our idea of equality. It mocks our pieties. It doubts our concern. It questions our commitment. Because there is no way we can look at what's happening in Africa, and if we're honest, conclude that it would ever be allowed to happen anywhere else.
- Bono
(Keywords: Equality, Idea, Commitment, Concern, Fool, Justice, Questions)

Any concern too small to be turned into a prayer is too small to be made into a burden.
- Corrie Ten Boom
(Keywords: Burden, Concern, Prayer)

It has been surprising to me that so few conservatives have voiced concern over the precedence that are being set in favor of suppression by this so-called conservative administration.
- James Bovard
(Keywords: Being, Concern, Conservative)

Given the difficulty of resisting such temptations over the longer run, a proper concern for the welfare of congressional souls may well be the ultimate argument in favor of term limitations.
- James L. Buckley
(Keywords: Argument, Concern, Difficulty, Limitations, May, Temptations, Welfare)

Great tragedy has come to us, and we are meeting it with the best that is in our country, with courage and concern for others because this is America. This is who we are.
- George W. Bush
(Keywords: Courage, America, Concern, Country, Meeting, Tragedy)

The satirist is prevented by repulsion from gaining a better knowledge of the world he is attracted to, yet he is forced by attraction to concern himself with the world that repels him.
- Italo Calvino
(Keywords: Knowledge, Concern, World)

So we have a group within the office that is devoted to support for the war fighter. That's, of necessity, an operational and tactical level of concern.
- Stephen Cambone
(Keywords: War, Concern, Necessity, Office, Support)

With the club now in administration and concern about where the money for land sale has gone, I know there are huge commercial difficulties to be resolved, but I hope that football will once again become the most important issue.
- Anne Campbell
(Keywords: Money, Hope, Concern, Difficulties, Football, Land, Now, Will)

Our nation's immigration policy has been of top concern in recent years, and for good reason. With between eight and twelve million illegal aliens in the United States, it is obviously a problem out of control.
- Chris Cannon
(Keywords: Policy, Control, Concern, Nation, Reason, states, United, Years)

The longing we have to communicate cleanly and directly with people is always obstructed by qualifications and often with concern about how our messages will be received.
- John Le Carre
(Keywords: People, Concern, Longing, Will)

For my future I have no concern, and as a true philosopher, I never would have any, for I know not what it may be: as a Christian, on the other hand, faith must believe without discussion, and the stronger it is, the more it keeps silent.
- Giacomo Casanova
(Keywords: Faith, Christian, Concern, Future, May)

Religion is of general and public concern, and on its support depend, in great measure, the peace and good order of government, the safety and happiness of the people.
- Samuel Chase
(Keywords: Happiness, Peace, Religion, Government, People, Concern, Measure, Order, Public, Safety, Support)

The mind gets distracted in all sorts of ways. The heart is its own exclusive concern and diversion.
- Malcolm De Chazal
(Keywords: Heart, Concern, Mind)

I feel like I have at least begun to make a contribution, but my most significant concern has to do with whether my actual art will be preserved for future generations or be erased.
- Judy Chicago
(Keywords: Art, Concern, Future, Generations, Will)

In examining the CIA's past and present use of the U.S. media, the Committee finds two reasons for concern. The first is the potential, inherent in covert media operations, for manipulating or incidentally misleading the American public.
- Frank Church
(Keywords: American, Committee, Concern, First, Media, Misleading, Past, Potential, Present, Public)

What has any poet to trust more than the feel of the thing? Theory concerns him only until he picks up his pen, and it begins to concern him again as soon as he lays it down.
- John Ciardi
(Keywords: Trust, Concern, Pen, Theory)

The desire to die was my one and only concern; to it I have sacrificed everything, even death.
- Emile M. Cioran
(Keywords: Death, Concern, Desire)

Everything one does in life, even love, occurs in an express train racing toward death. To smoke opium is to get out of the train while it is still moving. It is to concern oneself with something other than life or death.
- Jean Cocteau
(Keywords: Death, Life, Love, Concern, Opium, Racing)

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life: in education, medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner
(Keywords: Art, Environmental, Education, Concern, Journalism, Law, Literature, Medicine, Now, Public)

I think probably the one trait that would concern me about brother Bing would be his lack of responsibility.
- Bob Crosby
(Keywords: Brother, Concern, Responsibility)

This is the heart of my argument: We can put more pressure on the antagonist for whom we show human concern.
- Barbara Deming
(Keywords: Heart, Concern, Pressure)

The problem is that no ethical system has ever achieved consensus. Ethical systems are completely unlike mathematics or science. This is a source of concern.
- Daniel Dennett
(Keywords: Science, Concern, Mathematics)

The concern is over what will happen as strong encryption becomes commonplace with all digital communications and stored data. Right now the use of encryption isn't all that widespread, but that state of affairs is expected to change rapidly.
- Dorothy Denning
(Keywords: Change, Concern, Now, Right, State, Will)

Lots of people working in cryptography have no deep concern with real application issues. They are trying to discover things clever enough to write papers about.
- Whitfield Diffie
(Keywords: People, Concern, Deep, Trying)

My greatest concern is that the emergence of this technology without the appropriate public attention and international controls could lead to an unstable arms race.
- K. Eric Drexler
(Keywords: Technology, Attention, Concern, Public, Race)

We must remember that North Carolina is more than a collection of regions and people. We are one state, one people, one family, bound by a common concern for each other.
- Michael F. Easley
(Keywords: Family, People, Concern, State)

It is not as though the process of production holds any mystery for me, I know exactly what it involves and I know the predominant concern in shooting one of those things is production values - or as they would say, seeing it all up there on screen.
- Atom Egoyan
(Keywords: Values, Concern, Mystery, Production)

I do not believe in immortality of the individual, and I consider ethics to be an exclusively human concern with no superhuman authority behind it.
- Albert Einstein
(Keywords: Authority, Concern, Ethics, Immortality)

You can find pictures anywhere. It's simply a matter of noticing things and organizing them. You just have to care about what's around you and have a concern with humanity and the human comedy.
- Elliott Erwitt
(Keywords: Care, Comedy, Concern, Humanity)

But the nature of my main work in chemistry can be better represented by more than 280 English publications, of which roughly 200 concern the theory of chemical reactions and related subjects.
- Kenichi Fukui
(Keywords: Nature, Work, Concern, English, Theory)

Parents are usually more careful to bestow knowledge on their children rather than virtue, the art of speaking well rather than doing well; but their manners should be of the greatest concern.
- R. Buckminster Fuller
(Keywords: Art, Knowledge, Virtue, Children, Concern, Manners, Parents)

We have, of course, long since ceased to think of Nature as the sympathetic mirror of our moods, or to imagine that she has any concern with the temporal affairs of man.
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Keywords: Nature, Concern, Man, Moods)

The spiritual element, the really important part of religion, has no concern with Time and Space, temporary mundane laws, or conduct.
- Richard Le Gallienne
(Keywords: Time, Religion, Concern, Laws, Space, Spiritual)

The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark.
- Stephen Gardiner
(Keywords: Balance, Concern, Discovery, Light)

Climate change is also clearly a matter of huge interest and concern for the scientific community.
- Peter Garrett
(Keywords: Change, Climate, Climate change, Community, Concern, Interest)

The history of modern art is also the history of the progressive loss of art's audience. Art has increasingly become the concern of the artist and the bafflement of the public.
- Paul Gauguin
(Keywords: Art, History, Artist, Concern, Loss, Public)

Frankly, I had thought that at the time Roe was decided, there was concern about population growth and particularly growth in populations that we don't want to have too many of.
- Ruth Bader Ginsburg
(Keywords: Time, Thought, Growth, Concern, Population, Want)

The extreme socialists desire to run every nation as a single business concern.
- John B. S. Haldane
(Keywords: Business, Concern, Desire, Extreme, Nation)

I'm quite sure that all true professional artists, of every description, in all walks of life, whether their craft is painting, music, sculpture, medicine or anything, have one primary concern - mankind.
- Chico Hamilton
(Keywords: Life, Music, Artists, Concern, Mankind, Medicine, Painting, Sculpture)

One half of the world's people live on less than two dollars a day. This should concern our national security policy as well as our conscience.
- Lee H. Hamilton
(Keywords: People, Policy, Concern, Conscience, Day, National security, World)

We are keeping healthier and living longer and I am a good example of someone who is in the Age Concern bracket but is still working and keeping active.
- Susan Hampshire
(Keywords: Age, Concern, Example, Living)

We should have been there shoulder to shoulder with our allies. Our concern is the instability of our government as an ally. We are playing again with national and global security matters.
- Stephen Harper
(Keywords: Government, Concern, Security)



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