Quotations on Flexibility

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U.S. assistance provides the Jordanian government needed flexibility to pursue policies that are of critical importance to U.S. national security and to foreign policy objectives in the Middle East.
- Richard Armitage
(Keywords: Government, Policy, Flexibility, Foreign policy, Importance, National security, Objectives)

The big difference is the size of the crew and the flexibility of shooting because of the size. I mean, it's crazy. So you can't improvise, you cannot suddenly do something that comes to mind, whereas in a small production you have much more flexibility.
- Bille August
(Keywords: Difference, Flexibility, Mind, Production)

I had temping jobs also. I liked the flexibility. There was no asking for time off; you just didn't work.
- Todd Barry
(Keywords: Time, Work, Flexibility, Jobs)

Most families need both parents to work. Moms need to be able to work and earn fair pay and have the flexibility in their jobs to also be primary caretakers.
- Joan Blades
(Keywords: Work, Flexibility, Jobs, Parents)

A statesman who keeps his ear permanently glued to the ground will have neither elegance of posture nor flexibility of movement.
- Abba Eban
(Keywords: Elegance, Flexibility, Will)

Of all the lessons most relevant to architecture today, Japanese flexibility is the greatest.
- Stephen Gardiner
(Keywords: Architecture, Flexibility, Today)

The boldness of asking deep questions may require unforeseen flexibility if we are to accept the answers.
- Brian Greene
(Keywords: Answers, Boldness, Deep, Flexibility, May, Questions)

When writing isn't going well-then the bad thing about being a writer is that I also have the freedom and flexibility to do something badly, and no one else can fix it for me.
- Margaret Haddix
(Keywords: Being, Flexibility, Freedom, Writer, Writing)

It's just so much fun to make up characters, situations, and everything else about a story. I have so much freedom and flexibility to do whatever I want.
- Margaret Haddix
(Keywords: Flexibility, Freedom, Fun, Want)

However, it required some years before the scientific community in general accepted that flexibility and disorder are very relevant molecular properties also in other systems.
- Robert Huber
(Keywords: Community, Disorder, Flexibility, Years)

Let no one think that flexibility and a predisposition to compromise is a sign of weakness or a sell-out.
- Paul Kagame
(Keywords: Compromise, Flexibility, Weakness)

Focus on your problem zones, your strength, your energy, your flexibility and all the rest. Maybe your chest is flabby or your hips or waist need toning. Also, you should change your program every thirty days. That's the key.
- Jack LaLanne
(Keywords: Change, Strength, Energy, Flexibility, Focus, Key, Rest)

In the 21st century when few of us stay in the same job all our lives, I would like to think there was flexibility so teachers could become social workers, or foster carers become teachers.
- Estelle Morris
(Keywords: Flexibility, Job, Teachers, Workers)

Defenders of the status quo will argue that this system has served us well over the centuries, that our parliamentary traditions have combined stability and flexibility and that we should not cast away in a minute what has taken generations to build.
- Ferdinand Mount
(Keywords: Flexibility, Generations, Stability, Traditions, Will)

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing our national leaders from having the flexibility to confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan, but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed
(Keywords: Afghanistan, Army, Danger, Flexibility, Iraq, Leaders)

We are hopeful that the North Koreans can show a little bit more realism, a little bit more flexibility.
- Mitchell Reiss
(Keywords: Flexibility, Realism)

Our volunteer fire departments know their needs better than Washington, D.C. They need more flexibility on spending grant money from FEMA and Homeland Security.
- Mike Ross
(Keywords: Money, Fire, Flexibility, Needs, Security, Washington)

I love working with the quartet. I have more freedom and flexibility.
- Boz Scaggs
(Keywords: Love, Flexibility, Freedom)

If you think aficionados of a living Constitution want to bring you flexibility, think again. You think the death penalty is a good idea? Persuade your fellow citizens to adopt it. You want a right to abortion? Persuade your fellow citizens and enact it. That's flexibility.
- Antonin Scalia
(Keywords: Death, Idea, Abortion, Constitution, Flexibility, Living, Right, Want)

The future of healthcare security should include flexibility from the federal government to allow us to serve the state's most vulnerable citizens.
- Thomas Vilsack
(Keywords: Government, Flexibility, Future, Healthcare, Security, State)

The only way to create a foundational document that could stand the test of time was to build in enough flexibility that later generations would be able to adapt it to their own needs and uses.
- Diane Wood
(Keywords: Time, Flexibility, Generations, Needs)

There is no more reason to think that they expected the world to remain static than there is to think that any of us holds a crystal ball. The only way to create a foundational document that could stand the test of time was to build in enough flexibility that later generations would be able to adapt it to their own needs and uses.
- Diane Wood
(Keywords: Time, Flexibility, Generations, Needs, Reason, World)

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