Quotations on Encouraging
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By encouraging its citizens to violate our border, Mexico is pushing a tremendous welfare burden off of its shoulders and onto ours, while also benefiting from the significant sums of U.S. currency that these workers will eventually send back home to their families.
- Spencer Bachus
(Keywords: Home, Encouraging, Burden, Welfare, Will, Workers)
I want to do all types of music, music for all people. I want my music to be encouraging, to help people.
- Fantasia Barrino
(Keywords: Music, People, Encouraging, Help, Want)
In many ways I wish I wasn't an actor dragging around the baggage from being one so that I could just devote my energies to encouraging people to find their true selves.
- Dirk Benedict
(Keywords: People, Encouraging, Actor, Being)
Though no one wants war, Congress needed to give the President the authority he needs to protect America while encouraging the use of diplomacy and negotiations to try and arrive at a peaceful solution to this problem.
- Allen Boyd
(Keywords: War, Encouraging, America, Authority, Congress, Diplomacy, Needs, President, Solution)
I was very sad to hear of the death of Ronnie Barker, who was such a warm, friendly and encouraging presence to have when I started in television. He was also a great comic actor to learn from.
- John Cleese
(Keywords: Death, Encouraging, Actor, Television)
The entertainment industry is encouraging young people to defy and deceive their parents.
- Mike DeWine
(Keywords: People, Encouraging, Entertainment, Parents)
This is my first visit to Africa, a region where President Bush has voiced a deep passion for fostering and encouraging economic development, investment and trade.
- Donald Evans
(Keywords: Development, Encouraging, Deep, First, Investment, Passion, President, Trade, Visit)
Writing is no dying art form in America because most published writers here accept the wisdom and the necessity of encouraging the talent that follows in their footsteps.
- Elizabeth George
(Keywords: Art, Wisdom, Talent, Encouraging, America, Dying, Footsteps, Necessity, Writers, Writing)
Seeing the rebirth of the Delaware Estuary as a valuable natural resource is certainly encouraging, and I am encouraged not just by the progress made in the Delaware Estuary but in estuaries throughout the country.
- Jim Gerlach
(Keywords: Progress, Encouraging, Country, Rebirth)
Both parents were very encouraging - especially my father. My father thought the sun rose and set with me. Neither one had a musical background or any musical talent. They liked classical music, but neither could carry a tune.
- Gordon Getty
(Keywords: Music, Father, Talent, Thought, Encouraging, Parents, Sun)
I'm really happy that I got to work with such fresh talent. In a day when record companies are not particularly good at encouraging young, talented songwriters to come forward and get exposure, I think it's important to give tomorrow's songwriters the opportunity.
- Robin Gibb
(Keywords: Work, Talent, Opportunity, Encouraging, Day, Tomorrow)
This is at the heart of all good education, where the teacher asks students to think and engages them in encouraging dialogues, constantly checking for understanding and growth.
- William Glasser
(Keywords: Education, Heart, Encouraging, Growth, Students, Understanding)
It is always encouraging and kind when people say nice things about my work but I know that it is not me that did it then and it is not me that is doing it now. It is God living in me and for that I will always be grateful.
- Ken Hensley
(Keywords: Work, God, People, Encouraging, Living, Now, Will)
You are your greatest asset. Put your time, effort and money into training, grooming, and encouraging your greatest asset.
- Tom Hopkins
(Keywords: Money, Time, Encouraging, Effort, Training)
I've had trouble with criticism, I guess. It's hard to know what role criticism plays in either encouraging poets or in getting other people to read them.
- Kenneth Koch
(Keywords: People, Encouraging, Criticism, Poets, Trouble)
My parents went crazy when they found out that I had gotten the part in Conversations With My Father! I'd never given acting a thought. They were proud of me and very encouraging.
- David Krumholtz
(Keywords: Thought, Encouraging, Acting, Parents)
Iraqis have held elections and have recently put together their government, all encouraging developments.
- James A. Leach
(Keywords: Government, Encouraging, Elections)
Christians who have influence in political life must feel as individuals responsibility in front of their own faith. And the duty of encouraging laws that are not in contradiction with the Commandments comes within the mission of the Church.
- Karl Lehmann
(Keywords: Life, Faith, Encouraging, Church, Contradiction, Duty, Influence, Laws, Mission, Responsibility)
We are not being arrogant or complacent when we are said that our country, as a united nation, has never in its entire history, enjoyed such a confluence of encouraging possibilities.
- Thabo Mbeki
(Keywords: History, Encouraging, Being, Country, Nation, Possibilities, United)
Ah, Hope! what would life be, stripped of thy encouraging smiles, that teach us to look behind the dark clouds of today, for the golden beams that are to gild the morrow.
- Susanna Moodie
(Keywords: Life, Encouraging, Clouds, Smiles, Today)
So many of the sounds that contemporary composers were trying to create were to be found in the traditional musics of the world. That was encouraging but also little daunting to think that you had to work so hard to be new and yet it was old.
- Robert Morris
(Keywords: Work, Encouraging, Composers, Old, Trying, World)
Those of us who actually were working in the region at the time will point out how strongly committed we were to supporting the democratic process and encouraging elections, in spite of the fact that a war was going on in several of these countries.
- John Negroponte
(Keywords: Time, War, Encouraging, Countries, Elections, Fact, Will)
In the long term we can hope that religion will change the nature of man and reduce conflict. But history is not encouraging in this respect. The bloodiest wars in history have been religious wars.
- Richard M. Nixon
(Keywords: Change, History, Nature, Religion, Encouraging, Hope, Conflict, Man, Religious, Respect, Will)
Despite the encouraging and wonderful gains and the changes for women which have occurred in my lifetime, there is still room to advance and to promote correction of the remaining deficiencies and imbalances.
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Keywords: Women, Encouraging, Correction)
There are some fine books and essays about that. Lewis Hyde has written about alcoholism and poets and the role that society gives its writers - encouraging them to die.
- Sharon Olds
(Keywords: Society, Encouraging, Books, Poets, Writers)
And so to those who suggest that we are somehow 'harming' young women by encouraging them to take charge of their health we say this: We are not harming young women by educating them. We are arming them with information that they will carry with them throughout their lives.
- Debbie Wasserman Schultz
(Keywords: Health, Women, Encouraging, Information, Will)
Lying under oath, and encouraging lies under oath, does go to the very heart and soul of what courts do. If we say we don't care, let's forget about courts, and we'll just have other ways of figuring out how to handle disputes.
- Kenneth Starr
(Keywords: Soul, Heart, Encouraging, Care, Forget, Lies, Lying)
Encouraging people to believe in it was the most important thing of all. It's one of the reasons I was always uncomfortable whenever film crews came on the set to shoot things. I didn't want our make-believe to be exposed.
- Patrick Stewart
(Keywords: People, Encouraging, Film, Want)
I mean, I'm new but I've always been very interested in film making process and I've been lucky enough to work with film makers in my past that have been very encouraging to let me hang around. I get so emotionally vested - that the producer part of me was natural.
- Charlize Theron
(Keywords: Work, Encouraging, Film, Past)
I know of no more encouraging fact than the unquestionable ability of man to elevate his life by conscious endeavor.
- Henry David Thoreau
(Keywords: Life, Encouraging, Ability, Fact, Man)
Encouraging underground uranium mining on the Colorado Plateau um, the federal government was the only purchaser of uranium ore to try to manufacture uh, atomic bombs.
- Tom Udall
(Keywords: Government, Encouraging, Bombs)
A man of strength and wisdom, John Paul became an inspiration to generations of both Catholics and non-Catholics throughout the world by encouraging freedom, promoting peace and respecting all faiths.
- Greg Walden
(Keywords: Peace, Wisdom, Inspiration, Encouraging, Strength, Freedom, Generations, Man, World)
From the business point of view, always encouraging the people in our company to own stock in the company, and if we're going to build something great, to have a lot of people share in the benefits of that greatness.
- Sanford I. Weill
(Keywords: Business, People, Encouraging, Greatness, Benefits, Company)