Quotations that match 'approval'.

The American people have every right to be outraged with the administration's approval of the UAE port deal. It is time the people's House make the security of our Nation's ports a priority. Russ Carnahan
[ Administration American Approval Deal Every House Make Nation Our Outraged Port Ports Priority Right Security Time]
The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval. Franz Grillparzer
[ Abstraction Admire Aesthetic Approval Complete Different Fact Generally Incapable Judgments Latter Main Make Meets Men Only Reason Their Why Women]
Expressions of disapproval are on a level of vulgarity that cannot be tolerated. The way to express disapproval is to do without applause. Rudolf Bing
[ Applause Cannot Disapproval Express Expressions Level Tolerated Vulgarity Way Without]
The three-year-old who lies about taking a cookie isn't really a liar after all. He simply can't control his impulses. He then convinces himself of a new truth and, eager for your approval, reports the version that he knows will make you happy. Cathy Rindner Tempelsman
[ After Approval Control Convinces Cookie Eager Happy Himself His Impulses Knows Liar Lies Make New Really Reports Simply Taking Then Truth Version Will Your]
The most splendid achievement of all is the constant striving to surpass yourself and to be worthy of your own approval. Denis Waitley
[ Achievement Approval Constant Most Own Splendid Striving Surpass Worthy Your Yourself]
Those whose approval you seek most give you the least. Maurice Chevalier
[ Approval Give Least Most Seek Those Whose]
But I always reassure them that as far as my contractual rights can go, I will protect them and make sure that they have approval over every bit of it so that they know I won't show something that's embarrassing. Jay Roach
[ Always Approval Bit Contractual Embarrassing Every Far Go Know Make Over Protect Reassure Rights Show Something Sure Them Will Won]
My father was adamant in his disapproval of my interest in show business. Paul Lynde
[ Adamant Business Disapproval Father His Interest Show]
This funding from the National Endowment for the Arts has been like the Good Housekeeping seal of approval. Norm Dicks
[ Approval Arts Been Endowment Funding Good Housekeeping National Seal]
Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind. George William Curtis
[ Approval Best Deeds Distinguished Fame Favorable Great Intelligence Mankind Noble Notoriety Permanent Reputation Thoughts Which]
She's leaving when the president has one of the highest approval ratings on record. From here, it can only go down. And when it does, you know who they're going to blame. They're gonna blame Andy Card! Andrew Card
[ Andy Approval Blame Card Does Down Go Going Gonna Here Highest Know Leaving Only President Ratings Record She]
This joy of discovery is real, and it is one of our rewards. So too is the approval of our work by our peers. Henry Taube
[ Approval Discovery Joy Our Peers Real Rewards Too Work]
I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything. Agnetha Faltskog
[ Anything Approval Disapproval Empty End Exactly Flattery Know Means Only Own Really Spot Stand Where]
A truly strong person does not need the approval of others any more than a lion needs the approval of sheep. Vernon Howard
[ Any Approval Does Lion More Need Needs Others Person Sheep Strong Than Truly]
Disapproval is a very important factor in all progress. There has really never been any progress without it. James H. Breasted
[ Any Been Disapproval Factor Important Never Progress Really Very Without]
Do not look for approval except for the consciousness of doing your best. Andrew Carnegie
[ Approval Best Consciousness Doing Except Look Your]
It was quite instant that he wanted Harry's approval. Did you notice that? And the children sort of rescued him this time. It's a great turnabout. That's what happens as your children get older. They do things for you, and it's quite shocking when they do. Robbie Coltrane
[ Approval Children Did Get Great Happens Harry Him Instant Notice Older Quite Rescued Shocking Sort Things Time Wanted Your]
We've got a dictatorial president and a Justice Department that does not want Congress involved. Your guy's acting like he's king. His dad was at a 90 percent approval rating and he lost! And the same thing can happen to him! Dan Burton
[ Acting Approval Congress Dad Department Dictatorial Does Got Guy Happen Him His Involved Justice King Lost Percent President Rating Same Thing Want Your]
That does not mean that we must forego just and fair criticism, or refrain from opposition to policies which are debatable or which do not command our approval. Bainbridge Colby
[ Approval Command Criticism Debatable Does Fair Forego Just Mean Must Opposition Our Policies Refrain Which]
The women who don't feel that people think they're sexy are the ones who seem to titillate in that way, because they don't feel like they're getting that kind of approval. Vanessa Carlton
[ Approval Because Feel Getting Kind Ones Seem Sexy Think Way Women]
God wants to father all of us until we're dead sure of his approval, his guiding power and his promise of heaven. Bill Hybels
[ Approval Dead Father God Guiding Heaven His Power Promise Sure Until Us Wants]
But presidential approval also became a surrogate measure of national unity and patriotism. Thomas E. Mann
[ Also Approval Became Measure National Patriotism Presidential Surrogate Unity]
The state and the church seldom approve of anything I do. I don't need their approval. I don't aspire to the heterosexual nuclear family model. Jasmine Guy
[ Anything Approval Approve Aspire Church Family Heterosexual Model Need Nuclear Seldom State Their]
Giving jazz the Congressional seal of approval is a little like making Huck Finn an honorary Boy Scout. Melvin Maddocks
[ Approval Boy Congressional Finn Giving Honorary Jazz Little Making Scout Seal]
If I could believe the Quakers banned music because church music is so damn bad, I should view them with approval. Ezra Pound
[ Approval Bad Banned Because Believe Church Could Damn Music Quakers Should Them View]
Courage, not compromise, brings the smile of God's approval. Thomas S. Monson
[ Approval Brings Compromise Courage God Smile]
He gains everyone's approval who mixes the pleasant with the useful. Horace
[ Approval Everyone Gains Mixes Pleasant Useful]
Children now expect their parents to audition for approval. Mason Cooley
[ Approval Audition Children Expect Now Parents Their]
President Bush has said that he does not need approval from the UN to wage war, and I'm thinking, well, hell, he didn't need the approval of the American voters to become president, either. David Letterman
[ American Approval Become Bush Does Either Hell Need President Said Thinking Un Voters Wage War Well]
Applause felt like approval, and it became a drug that soothed the pain, but only temporarily. Anita Baker
[ Applause Approval Became Felt Only Pain Soothed Temporarily]
I can assure you that everything I say and do has the complete approval of the Fuehrer and that I would not say or do anything that does not have his approval. Hjalmar Schacht
[ Anything Approval Assure Complete Does Everything His Say Would]
Consult: To seek approval for a course of action already decided upon. Ambrose Bierce
[ Action Already Approval Consult Course Decided Seek Upon]
I'm on the patch right now. Where it releases small dosages of approval until I no longer crave it, and then I'm gonna rip it off. Ellen DeGeneres
[ Approval Crave Gonna Longer Now Off Patch Releases Right Rip Small Then Until Where]
First, his job approval ratings have been trending down for many months, a trend that has accelerated in recent weeks as the war on terrorism has been supplanted in the public's mind by corporate scandals, stock market declines, and a growing sense of economic insecurity. Thomas E. Mann
[ Accelerated Approval Been Corporate Declines Down Economic First Growing His Insecurity Job Many Market Mind Months Public Ratings Recent Scandals Sense Stock Supplanted Terrorism Trend War Weeks]
Even though I don't feel I need approval, it's still important to me to give a good performance. I'm hard on myself. Michelle Pfeiffer
[ Approval Even Feel Give Good Hard Important Myself Need Performance Still Though]
People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most. Wayne Dyer
[ Approval Get Least Most Need Want]
The vehemence with which certain critics have chosen not simply to criticize what I've written, but to challenge my writing this story at all, speaks of what the book is about: fear of disapproval. Joyce Maynard
[ Book Certain Challenge Chosen Criticize Critics Disapproval Fear Simply Speaks Story Vehemence Which Writing Written]
When one is trying to do something beyond his known powers it is useless to seek the approval of friends. Friends are at their best in moments of defeat. Henry Miller
[ Approval Best Beyond Defeat Friends His Known Moments Powers Seek Something Their Trying Useless]
I have yet to find the man, however exalted his station, who did not do better work and put forth greater effort under a spirit of approval than under a spirit of criticism. Charles Schwab
[ Approval Better Criticism Did Effort Exalted Find Forth Greater His However Man Put Spirit Station Than Under Work Yet]
One month, two months, I am ready to accept any accord on this point that has the approval of the inspectors. Jacques Chirac
[ Accept Accord Am Any Approval Inspectors Month Months Point Ready Two]
It is not just for a few states to sit and veto global approvals. Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
[ Few Global Just Sit States Veto]
I was really small when jazz broke through in England and I can still remember sneaking off to the living room to listen to it on the radio - much to my parent's disapproval. Jeff Beck
[ Broke Disapproval England Jazz Listen Living Much Off Parent Radio Really Remember Room Small Sneaking Still Through]
Acting... was the biggest charge I ever had. What other artist has it so good? Approval so quick? Elia Kazan
[ Acting Approval Artist Biggest Charge Ever Good Had Other Quick]
I think the acting satisfies the need and desire for approval. William Shatner
[ Acting Approval Desire Need Satisfies Think]
When my mother left her second husband, she wrote her autobiography and presented it to him for his approval. David Antin
[ Approval Autobiography Her Him His Husband Left Mother Presented Second She Wrote]
The pursuit of approval usually ends in disaster. Chris Morris
[ Approval Disaster Ends Pursuit Usually]
The increase of territory and power of empires by force of arms has been the policy of all great powers, and it has always been possible to get the approval of their state religion. John Boyd Orr
[ Always Approval Arms Been Empires Force Get Great Increase Policy Possible Power Powers Religion State Territory Their]
In America, Jefferson noted with approval, women knew their place. Stephen Ambrose
[ America Approval Jefferson Knew Noted Place Their Women]
Approval or blame will follow in the world to come. Franz Schubert
[ Approval Blame Come Follow Will World]
Most urgently, women's identity must be premised upon our "beauty" so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air. Naomi Wolf
[ Air Approval Beauty Carrying Exposed Identity Most Must Organ Our Outside Remain Self-Esteem Sensitive Upon Urgently Vital Vulnerable Will Women]
Is it any wonder, why the approval ratings of the Congress go up every time we go into recess? Robert Byrd
[ Any Approval Congress Every Go Into Ratings Recess Time Up Why Wonder]
A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval. Barbara Walters
[ Approval Cannot Comfortable His Made Man Own Without]
The government can access these funds but only following approval by the parliament to support our budget requirements and investments in infrastructure development, education, public health, and so on. Jose Ramos-Horta
[ Access Approval Budget Development Education Following Funds Government Health Infrastructure Investments Only Our Parliament Public Requirements Support These]
A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. Mark Twain
[ Approval Cannot Comfortable His Man Own Without]
Disapproval of homosexuality cannot justify invading the houses, hearts and minds of citizens who choose to live their lives differently. Harry A. Blackmun
[ Cannot Choose Citizens Differently Disapproval Hearts Homosexuality Houses Invading Justify Live Lives Minds Their]
All my children have spoken for themselves since they first learned to speak, and not always with my advance approval, and I expect that to continue in the future. Gerald R. Ford
[ Advance Always Approval Children Continue Expect First Future Learned Since Speak Spoken Themselves]
It seems as if everybody in the country was getting impatient to get his or her particular soldier out of the Army and to upset the carefully arranged system of points for retirement which we had arranged with the approval of the Army itself. Henry L. Stimson
[ Approval Army Arranged Carefully Country Everybody Get Getting Had Her His Impatient Itself Out Particular Points Retirement Seems Soldier System Upset Which]
I much prefer the sharpest criticism of a single intelligent man to the thoughtless approval of the masses. Johann Kepler
[ Approval Criticism Intelligent Man Masses Much Prefer Sharpest Single Thoughtless]
Now, I have big-money offers on three movies, and I have director approval. That's kind of scary,' he says. 'No directors have been attached. That's a lot of pressure on me. Cuba Gooding, Jr.
[ Approval Attached Been Director Directors Kind Lot Movies Now Offers Pressure Says Scary Three]
But I'm not worried about seeking out the approval of others - that high school thing of joining the club. Stephan Jenkins
[ Approval Club High Joining Others Out School Seeking Thing Worried]
As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation. Hans Selye
[ Approval Condemnation Dread Much Thirst]
I look around me and nowhere do I see a stamp of disapproval with which nature marked a woman's candid brow. Franz Grillparzer
[ Around Brow Candid Disapproval Look Marked Nature Nowhere See Stamp Which Woman]
Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval. Phil Donahue
[ Approval Become Child Criticism Important Many More Parents Rearing Spanking Than Tools Verbal]