Quotations that match 'elite'.

When you reach that elite level, 90 percent is mental and 10 percent is physical. You are competing against yourself. Not against the other athlete. Dick Fosbury
[ Against Athlete Competing Elite Level Mental Other Percent Physical Reach Yourself]
The secular elites are so terrified of telling the truth about radical Islam. When you talk about the radical Islamists, we have got to get straight and get serious and talk about it in the right way. Newt Gingrich
[ Elites Get Got Islam Islamists Radical Right Secular Serious Straight Talk Telling Terrified Truth Way]
One of the goals of the Feminist Elite is to reinforce to women the idea that men are obsolete. Tammy Bruce
[ Elite Feminist Goals Idea Men Obsolete Reinforce Women]
I won't apologize for ticket prices. I think we're well worth it. We consider ourselves in the elite touring acts, like the Stones, Elton John, Paul McCartney. Glenn Frey
[ Acts Apologize Consider Elite Elton John Mccartney Ourselves Paul Prices Stones Think Ticket Touring Well Won Worth]
Ulysses, obviously. It was an elaborate prank, and our supposed intellectual elite continue to fall for it. Orson Scott Card
[ Continue Elaborate Elite Fall Intellectual Obviously Our Prank Supposed Ulysses]
And yet you see the weakness of external evidence-and outward miracles; they were not sufficient to make true believers, or to make the Israelites believe that Jesus was their promised Messiah. Elias Hicks
[ Believe Believers External Israelites Jesus Make Messiah Miracles Outward Promised See Sufficient Their True Weakness Were Yet]
Countries that will not tax their elite who expect us to come in and help them serve their people are just not going to get the kind of help from us that historically they may have. Hillary Clinton
[ Come Countries Elite Expect Get Going Help Historically Just Kind May Serve Tax Their Them Us Will]
No, most of our political elite has not realized that the world is flat. Thomas Friedman
[ Elite Flat Most Our Political Realized World]
Americans cannot maintain their essential faith in government if there are two Americas, in which the private sector's work subsidizes the disproportionate benefits of this new public sector elite. Mortimer Zuckerman
[ Americans Americas Benefits Cannot Disproportionate Elite Essential Faith Government Maintain New Private Public Sector Subsidizes Their Two Which Work]
Then I was president of the Bakelite Corporation from 1910 to 1930. Leo Baekeland
[ Corporation President Then]
I'm not part of the cultural elite. I'm a down-home girl. Always have been, always will be. Lauren Hutton
[ Always Been Cultural Elite Girl Part Will]
America's corporate and political elites now form a regime of their own and they're privatizing democracy. All the benefits - the tax cuts, policies and rewards flow in one direction: up. Bill Moyers
[ America Benefits Corporate Cuts Democracy Direction Elites Flow Form Now Own Policies Political Privatizing Regime Rewards Tax Their Up]
I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant 'while under their noses women are living like slaves. Ayaan Hirsi Ali
[ Confront Elite European Living Noses Self-Image Slaves Their Tolerant Under While Women]
Much of what passes for quality on British television is no more than a reflection of the narrow elite which controls it and has always thought that its tastes were synonymous with quality. Rupert Murdoch
[ Always British Controls Elite More Much Narrow Passes Quality Reflection Synonymous Tastes Television Than Thought Were Which]
The European Union, which is not directly responsible to voters, provides an irresistible opportunity for European elites to seize power in order to impose their own vision on a newly socially regimented Europe. Maggie Gallagher
[ Directly Elites Europe European Impose Irresistible Newly Opportunity Order Own Power Provides Responsible Seize Socially Their Union Vision Voters Which]
Part of why the Tea Party so deeply threatened the elite media is the tea party looked around and suddenly realized, there are more of us than there are of them. Newt Gingrich
[ Around Deeply Elite Looked Media More Part Party Realized Suddenly Tea Than Them Threatened Us Why]
The work that is truly productive is the domain of a steadily smaller and more elite fraction of humanity. Vernor Vinge
[ Domain Elite Fraction Humanity More Productive Smaller Steadily Truly Work]
The SAS is the most elite of the special forces in the world. They are not people who go out and advertise; they keep it inside. They don't want anybody to know about them. Taylor Hackford
[ Advertise Anybody Elite Forces Go Inside Keep Know Most Out Special Them Want World]
The only genuine elite is the elite of those men and women who gave their lives to justice and charity. Sargent Shriver
[ Charity Elite Gave Genuine Justice Lives Men Only Their Those Women]
Russia contains one fourth of the inhabitants of all Europe, and one half of the entire number of Israelites. Isaac Mayer Wise
[ Contains Entire Europe Fourth Half Inhabitants Israelites Number Russia]
Postmodernism is an academic theory, originating in academia with an academic elite, not in the world of women and men, where feminist theory is rooted. Catharine MacKinnon
[ Academia Academic Elite Feminist Men Originating Postmodernism Rooted Theory Where Women World]
Despite its enormous power and wealth, China's ruling elite remains absolutely petrified that the free flow of information will undermine its political legitimacy, particularly among China's younger generation. Tom Lantos
[ Absolutely Among China Despite Elite Enormous Flow Free Generation Information Legitimacy Particularly Petrified Political Power Remains Ruling Undermine Wealth Will Younger]
In the same proportion Russia is the misfortune of Europe and the Israelites. Isaac Mayer Wise
[ Europe Israelites Misfortune Proportion Russia Same]
The political lesson of Watergate is this: Never again must America allow an arrogant, elite guard of political adolescents to by-pass the regular party organization and dictate the terms of a national election. Gerald R. Ford
[ Adolescents Again Allow America Arrogant Dictate Election Elite Guard Lesson Must National Never Organization Party Political Regular Terms Watergate]
If you live in the elite world of dance, you find yourself in a world rife with racism. Let's face it. Alvin Ailey
[ Dance Elite Face Find Live Racism Rife World Yourself]
Redistribution of wealth would require enormous amounts of investment. The only time an elite has accepted this has been during crises, such as in America in the 1930s under Roosevelt. Susan George
[ Accepted America Amounts Been Crises During Elite Enormous Investment Only Redistribution Require Roosevelt Such Time Under Wealth Would]
People who bowl vote. Bowlers are not the cultural elite. Dan Quayle
[ Bowl Bowlers Cultural Elite Vote]
Those who join the Carmelite Order are not lost to their near and dear ones, but have been won for them, because it is our vocation to intercede to God for everyone. Edith Stein
[ Because Been Dear Everyone God Join Lost Near Ones Order Our Their Them Those Vocation Won]
Among the world elite there are a handful of athletes who are physically capable of winning it. Maurice Greene
[ Among Athletes Capable Elite Handful Physically Winning World]
Everyone has the impulse to be elite. Alfre Woodard
[ Elite Everyone Impulse]
What people really should be able to be confident in is that the standards of music- making that classically trained musicians present is elite, it is the best and all of us as artists should be committed to that. Lesley Garrett
[ Able Artists Best Classically Committed Confident Elite Making Musicians Present Really Should Standards Trained Us]
I think this confusion leads intellectuals and artists themselves to believe that the elite arts and humanities are a kind of higher, exalted form of human endeavor. Steven Pinker
[ Artists Arts Believe Confusion Elite Endeavor Exalted Form Higher Human Humanities Intellectuals Kind Leads Themselves Think]
The Left Elite only pretend to be concerned about what's best for everyone else because it is the most effective way to manipulate you and your children into their abyss. Tammy Bruce
[ Abyss Because Best Children Concerned Effective Elite Else Everyone Into Left Manipulate Most Only Pretend Their Way Your]
There is a lack of critical assessment of the past. But you have to understand that the current ruling elite is actually the old ruling elite. So they are incapable of a self-critical approach to the past. Ryszard Kapuscinski
[ Actually Approach Assessment Critical Current Elite Incapable Lack Old Past Ruling Self-Critical Understand]
Are we like late Rome, infatuated with past glories, ruled by a complacent, greedy elite, and hopelessly powerless to respond to changing conditions? Camille Paglia
[ Changing Complacent Conditions Elite Glories Greedy Hopelessly Infatuated Late Past Powerless Respond Rome Ruled]
It's time to replace career politicians with citizen's politicians. It's time to elect people who are going to stand up to the Washington elite and stand up to a White House and Congress hell-bent on ramming socialism down our throat. Christine O'Donnell
[ Career Citizen Congress Down Elect Elite Going House Our Politicians Replace Socialism Stand Throat Time Up Washington White]
The tragedy of the civil rights movement is that just as it achieved the beginning of the end of racial segregation, white educated elites became swept up in the glamour of the sexual revolution. Maggie Gallagher
[ Achieved Became Beginning Civil Educated Elites End Glamour Just Movement Racial Revolution Rights Segregation Sexual Swept Tragedy Up White]
What is black empowerment when it seems to benefit not the vast majority but an elite that tends to be recycled? Desmond Tutu
[ Benefit Black Elite Empowerment Majority Recycled Seems Tends Vast]
There was nothing then but the revelation of the spirit-of God that could make any of the Israelites understand and believe that he was their proper Messiah. Elias Hicks
[ Any Believe Could God Israelites Make Messiah Nothing Proper Revelation Their Then Understand]
A monopoly on the means of communication may define a ruling elite more precisely than the celebrated Marxian formula of monopoly in the means of production. Robert Anton Wilson
[ Celebrated Communication Define Elite Formula May Means Monopoly More Precisely Production Ruling Than]
In Europe, it appears that in the name of democracy, elites are pursuing an autocratic, centralized power, seeking economic control and social regimentation. Maggie Gallagher
[ Appears Autocratic Centralized Control Democracy Economic Elites Europe Name Power Pursuing Seeking Social]
Well, I'm not a member of the permanent political establishment, and I've learned quickly these last few days that if you're not a member in good standing of the Washington elite, then some in the media consider a candidate unqualified for that reason alone. Sarah Palin
[ Alone Candidate Consider Days Elite Establishment Few Good Last Learned Media Member Permanent Political Quickly Reason Some Standing Then These Unqualified Washington Well]
I am concerned about how to reverse the process by which a fundamentalist right and a corporate elite were able to seize power in the United States. Todd Gitlin
[ Able Am Concerned Corporate Elite Fundamentalist How Power Process Reverse Right Seize States United Were Which]
One of the problems that we face through the media attention that these artists receive is that there has been an awful lot of talk about opera and classical music being elite and being for an elitist group. Lesley Garrett
[ Artists Attention Awful Been Being Classical Elite Elitist Face Group Lot Media Music Opera Problems Receive Talk These Through]
Innovation is the whim of an elite before it becomes a need of the public. Ludwig von Mises
[ Becomes Before Elite Innovation Need Public Whim]
If the cultural elite has its way, the U.S. will be much more like Europe. Peter L. Berger
[ Cultural Elite Europe More Much Way Will]
This country has always been run by elite, and it's an elitist democracy. And that's not a radical concept. It's elitist democracy. When people talk about democracy, they don't talk - really talk about participatory democracy, until the point that we get us at Election Day. Danny Glover
[ Always Been Concept Country Day Democracy Election Elite Elitist Get Participatory Point Radical Really Run Talk Until Us]
I think the art world... is a very small pond, and it's a very inbred pond. They rely on information from an elect elite sect of galleries, primarily in New York. Thomas Kinkade
[ Art Elect Elite Galleries Information New Pond Primarily Rely Sect Small Think Very World York]
If all ideas have to be bought, then you have an intellectually regressive system that will assure you have a highly knowledgeable elite and an ignorant mass. John Perry Barlow
[ Assure Bought Elite Highly Ideas Ignorant Intellectually Knowledgeable Mass System Then Will]
Millions of public workers have become a kind of privileged new class - a new elite, who live better than their private sector counterparts. Public servants have become the public's masters. No wonder the public is upset. Mortimer Zuckerman
[ Become Better Class Counterparts Elite Kind Live Masters Millions New Private Privileged Public Sector Servants Than Their Upset Wonder Workers]
The elite media has been caught in so many lies because of false statements that its whole reputation has eroded, their circulation is down, and their profits are down. Geraldo Rivera
[ Because Been Caught Circulation Down Elite Eroded False Lies Many Media Profits Reputation Statements Their Whole]
Beating up on the so-called elite media has a nice populist ring to it. Bill Keller
[ Beating Elite Media Nice Populist Ring So-Called Up]
I don't think we're as divided as many in the elite would have us believe. Ed Gillespie
[ Believe Divided Elite Many Think Us Would]
The American polity is infected with a serious imbalance of power between elites and masses, a power which is the principal threat to our democracy. Paul Wellstone
[ American Between Democracy Elites Imbalance Infected Masses Our Polity Power Principal Serious Threat Which]
Why should be elite, music? Excuse me. Music must be for everybody. Luciano Pavarotti
[ Elite Everybody Excuse Music Must Should Why]
Politicians fascinate because they constitute such a paradox; they are an elite that accomplishes mediocrity for the public good. George Will
[ Accomplishes Because Constitute Elite Fascinate Good Mediocrity Paradox Politicians Public Such]
I was trying to make something really hard, but then I thought I should make something really soft instead, that could be molded into different shapes. That was how I came up with the first plastic. I called it Bakelite. Leo Baekeland
[ Called Came Could Different First Hard How Instead Into Make Molded Plastic Really Shapes Should Soft Something Then Thought Trying Up]
Britons seem to have given up on assimilating their Muslim population, with many British elites patting themselves on the back for their tolerance and multiculturalism. Linda Chavez
[ Assimilating Back British Britons Elites Given Many Multiculturalism Muslim Patting Population Seem Their Themselves Tolerance Up]
In some of the countries where we operate, there is a tradition of corruption, in which the political elites work with business in the framework of unsavory relationships. Lee R. Raymond
[ Business Corruption Countries Elites Framework Operate Political Relationships Some Tradition Unsavory Where Which Work]
Everyone should have the same opportunity, and in many areas that's not the case because programs are built around the elite. Bobby Orr
[ Areas Around Because Built Case Elite Everyone Many Opportunity Programs Same Should]
According to Goering and the Luftwaffe High Command, they were supposed to be the fighter elite. Adolf Galland
[ According Command Elite Fighter High Luftwaffe Supposed Were]
The potential elite runner must realize that hard means hard, easy means easy and they must patiently seek out what combinations work for them. They have to learn to be persistent and patient with their training and racing. Frank Shorter
[ Combinations Easy Elite Hard Learn Means Must Out Patient Patiently Persistent Potential Racing Realize Runner Seek Their Them Training Work]
The welfare state is not really about the welfare of the masses. It is about the egos of the elites. Thomas Sowell
[ Egos Elites Masses Really State Welfare]
Iraq's elite Republican Guard is doing so badly they're changing their name to the Democratic Guard. David Letterman
[ Badly Changing Democratic Doing Elite Guard Iraq Name Republican Their]
Only the mob and the elite can be attracted by the momentum of totalitarianism itself. The masses have to be won by propaganda. Hannah Arendt
[ Attracted Elite Itself Masses Mob Momentum Only Propaganda Totalitarianism Won]
The control of information is something the elite always does, particularly in a despotic form of government. Information, knowledge, is power. If you can control information, you can control people. Tom Clancy
[ Always Control Despotic Does Elite Form Government Information Knowledge Particularly Power Something]
I have long observed that the act of writing is viewed, by some, as an elite and otherworldly act, all the more so if a person isn't paid for what she writes. Joyce Maynard
[ Act Elite Long More Observed Paid Person She Some Viewed Writes Writing]
There's a very small group of elite actresses who are my age, who people want to work with. It's not easy to get a good job with good actors. Amanda Peet
[ Actors Actresses Age Easy Elite Get Good Group Job Small Very Want Work]
And if the imam and the Muslim leadership in that community is so intent on building bridges, then they should voluntarily move the mosque away from ground zero and move it whether it's uptown or somewhere else, but move it away from that area, the same as the pope directed the Carmelite nuns to move a convent away from Auschwitz. Peter King
[ Area Auschwitz Away Bridges Building Community Convent Directed Else Ground Intent Leadership Move Muslim Nuns Pope Same Should Somewhere Then Uptown Voluntarily Whether Zero]
Dependency arguments often come from elites - either aid agencies or governments - and say something about attitudes to poor people. Paul Harvey
[ Agencies Aid Arguments Attitudes Come Dependency Either Elites Governments Often Poor Say Something]
Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance. James Bryant Conant
[ Aristocracy Based Calling Each Elite Excellence Honest Life Own Performance Walk]
It means that, in fact, it's - whether fascist is the right word I don't know - more of a plutocracy than anything resembling a democracy; it has become a nation controlled by a very small, very wealthy elite. Peter Singer
[ Anything Become Controlled Democracy Elite Fact Fascist Know Means More Nation Resembling Right Small Than Very Wealthy Whether Word]
The rule in the art world is: you cater to the masses or you kowtow to the elite; you can't have both. Ben Hecht
[ Art Both Cater Elite Masses Rule World]
In Europe, people in the arts are considered part of the intelligentsia; they are considered part of the elite. Ron Silver
[ Arts Considered Elite Europe Intelligentsia Part]
Why has the Democratic Party become so arrogantly detached from ordinary Americans? Though they claim to speak for the poor and dispossessed, Democrats have increasingly become the party of an upper-middle-class professional elite, top-heavy with journalists, academics and lawyers. Camille Paglia
[ Academics Americans Become Claim Democratic Democrats Detached Dispossessed Elite Increasingly Journalists Lawyers Ordinary Party Poor Professional Speak Though Why]
We must confront the privileged elite who have destroyed a large part of the world. Hugo Chavez
[ Confront Destroyed Elite Large Must Part Privileged World]
If the business community and political elite want to go to war they find it easy to mobilize domestic consent. Edward S. Herman
[ Business Community Consent Domestic Easy Elite Find Go Mobilize Political Want War]