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Keeping Balance Quotes


"A crucial question is how to balance surveillance with privacy and keeping Americans safe." - Dana Bash

"Self-deprecation is not an answer to keeping one's balance. I think that it's very damaging." - Viola Davis

"Keeping the balance of fast-growing and smooth-growing is always important. It's almost an art." - Guo Guangchang

"Balance is overrated." - Thomas Leonard

"I like the feeling of keeping people off-balance and having the audience not knowing where I'm coming from or keeping that mysterious." - Hiro Murai

"A balance of giving and receiving is essential to keeping your energy, mood and motivation at a consistently high level." - Doreen Virtue

"Keeping the daily demands of life in balance is one of the great tasks of mortality. There is no peace for those whose lives are out of balance temporally or spiritually." - Brent L. Top

"The challenge in my life really is keeping the balance between feeling creatively energized and fulfilled without feeling overwhelmed and like Im in the middle of a battlefield." - Amanda Palmer

"Try to find the right balance of keeping things exciting and treating your audience with respect, and also treating yourself as an artist with respect." - Trent Reznor

"I wonder-maybe the key is balance. Maybe it's about living in the moment while still keeping your eye on the big picture-on all the pictures." - Sarah Mlynowski

"The challenge in my life really is keeping the balance between feeling creatively energized and fulfilled without feeling overwhelmed and like I'm in the middle of a battlefield." - Amanda Palmer

"My dad probably gave me the best advice growing up. I think it's really just keeping your cool in situations and learning to balance everything." - Cassie Steele

"In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance." - Tiger Woods

"When you are engaged in both trying to kill and capture the enemy and get support from the local population, you have to be always asking yourself, "Is what I'm doing keeping that balance?"" - Hillary Clinton

"You don't have to search so hard for meaning and destiny. If you focus on keeping yourself clear and in balance and you live from your heart, destiny and your highest-good path will unfold naturally at your feet." - Melody Beattie

"So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity" - Charlie Hunnam

"The crucial task of old age is balance: keeping just well enough, just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly honest enough to remain a sentient human being." - Florida Scott-Maxwell

"David O. Russell's best films are thrilling high wire acts that run the moment to moment risk of tumbling to the ground. In his latest, "Joy," Russell has more trouble than usual keeping his balance on the wire." - David O Russell

"Tattooing is about personalizing the body, making it a true home and fit temple for the spirit that dwells inside it.... Tattooing therefore, is a way of keeping the spiritual and material needs of my body in balance." - Michelle Delio

"The hardest part is keeping yourself even keel across the board. You have to keep a balance until you get to Sunday and understand what goes with the week." - Kevin Harvick

"When I came into the league in '85, the regimen for working out was just basic, and as I got older it became more about the core and keeping your body in balance." - Andre Reed

"In business a reputation for keeping absolutely to the letter and spirit of an agreement, even when it is unfavorable, is the most precious of assets, although it is not entered in the balance sheet." - Oliver Lyttelton, 1st Viscount Chandos

"I enjoy doing martial arts films, but I like the straight stuff, too. I'd like to go back and do some Shakespeare, and maybe knock out a play or two. It's all about keeping balance." - Thomas Ian Griffith

"Many practitioners think there is some giant balance scale, where someone is keeping track, like Santa Claus, and that will determine your allotment of presents. That's a very exoteric understanding of reincarnation." - Frederick Lenz

"The crucial task of old age is balance: keeping just well enough, just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly honest enough to remain a sentient human being." - Florida Scottmaxwell

"My exercise varies from yoga to Pilates. The yoga provides me with achieving my balance and mental relaxation, whereas the Pilates allow me to work my inner core through stretching and keeping my muscles toned." - Erin Heatherton

"So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity." - Charlie Hunnam

"Walking is the exact balance between spirit and humility." - Gary Snyder

"I've found constancy and balance between creativity and normality." - Julian Lennon

"Both parents' rights must be in balance so children can grow up with a balance between both parents." - Warren Farrell

"Everybody wants to make some money, but they really love what they do. You got others who are just "money, money, money," and fast life and women and everything. They go a whole other route. That's a fight of good vs. evil. A balance. It seems that more of these stations are pushing a negative side instead of keeping a balance, and to me, that's a conspiracy that's going on all over the planet." - Afrika Bambaataa

"You only have so much time in the day. At the end of the day, you don't want to see the thing that suffers be your family, or your kids, or your home life. It's hard to balance, but that's not anything unique to us and that's probably true for most busy, active, working parents. You know, it's just about finding time, it's about balance, it's about walking the line and making sure you're keeping your priorities in order." - Nick Lachey

"The ground of mercy is love, and the working of mercy is our keeping in love." - Julian of Norwich

"The story was writing itself and I was having a hard time keeping up with it." - Ernest Hemingway

"Making promises and keeping them is a great way to build a brand." - Seth Godin

"Keep on keeping on!!!" - Joel Osteen

"And the Baron's retainers were blithe and gay, And keeping their Christmas holiday." - Thomas Haynes Bayly

"The only thing keeping two people together should be love. Not legalities." - Lisa Kleypas

"The whole of life is but keeping away the thoughts of the fear of death." - Samuel Johnson

"Running has been great for keeping me fit throughout my acting career." - Jason Flemyng

"I didn't use to think anything was worth keeping private. Now I do." - Christina Ricci

"God maintains a delicate balance between keeping his existence sufficiently evident so people will know he's there and yet hiding his presence enough so that people who want to choose to ignore him can do it. This way, their choice of destiny is really free." - J.P. Moreland

"Being an artist is like being an athlete. You have to be in there every day, keeping in shape. You have to be fearless. You have to be confident, and if you start getting thrown by criticism or esthetic terminology, you're going to fall off the balance beam and hit your head and do some injury." - Lawrence Jordan

"When you first try to learn to ride a bike, you work very carefully at keeping your balance, and trying to keep one pedal in front of the other, and all that, and all of a sudden, ah, you know, I got it. And that's true of skiing, or it's true of all kinds of things." - Darold Treffert

"Over commitment in business is usually due to a lack of faith, which results in fear - specifically, the fear of failure. But if we really believe God is in control, then we also should believe He's able to make us successful while we are keeping our lives in balance." - Larry Burkett

"If there is a reason for keeping the wall very quiet, choose a pattern that works all over without pronounced lines...Put very succinctly, architectural effect depends upon a nice balance of horizontal, vertical and oblique. No rules can say how much of each; so nothing can really take the place of feeling and good judgement." - William Morris

"The government must give proper weight to both keeping America safe from terrorists and protecting Americans' privacy. But when Americans lack the most basic information about our domestic surveillance programs, they have no way of knowing whether we're getting that balance right. This lack of transparency is a big problem." - Al Franken

"Obviously I want to support women, and I believe in women, and I think we should support each other, but we shouldn't go into extremes. Some women can get very aggressive towards men, but we need men and love men, so keeping the right balance is the most important thing." - Anja Rubik

"Keeping fans loyal is a delicate balance. Therein lies the challenge for any band that's more than a couple albums deep. It's like, how do you continue to make records that are representative of who you are that your fans will recognize as your band, while still trying to push things forward and present new sounds for people." - Ben Gibbard

"War's balance will prevail." - Janet Morris

"Just stand. Bend. Balance." - Lisa McMann

"It's the fine balance of caffeine and alcohol that bookends my days" - Tim Minchin

"The key to life is balance, especially if you are on a ledge." - Demetri Martin

"My credit card company says I have an outstanding balance. I'm flattered." - Demetri Martin

"The balance of probabilities, therefore, comes out strongly against the existence of a god." - J. L. Mackie

"Wholeness invokes balance." - M. J. Ryan

"Balance is balancing." - John Dewey

"The balance of power." - Robert Walpole

"It's unbelievable what one squadron of twelve aircraft did to tip the balance." - Adolf Galland

"The mandala describes balance. This is so whatever the pictorial form." - Stephen Gardiner

"It's September 21st, a day I love for the balance it carries with it." - Pam Houston

"I love finding balance. My favorite thing to do is action-driven, emotionally-charged scenes." - Geoff Johns

"I try to keep a balance between conceptional or intellectual comprehension and emotional understanding." - Alva Noto

"The secret to keeping moving is keeping moving." - Dick Van Dyke

"There is only one thing worse than training employees and losing them, and that's not training them and keeping them" - Zig Ziglar

"Am I keeping my promises?" - Robert Breault

"If you're keeping score, win!" - Red Auerbach

"When I am trying to write I turn on music so I can hear what is keeping me from hearing." - James Richardson

"Some promises aren't worth keeping." - Holly Black

"Some promises are' worth keeping." - Holly Black

"The people I know that have the hardest time keeping it together emotionally are people that don't workout." - Joe Rogan

"The faculties for getting into jail seem to be ample. We want more organizations for keeping people out." - Charles Dudley Warner

"Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor." - Stephen Hawking

"I'm good at keeping secrets." - Sam Taylorwood

"Keeping a journal implies hope." - Erica Jong

"I work very fast, keeping the ideas flowing but making sure they come out the way I intended." - Gavin Bryars

"Keeping grounded and keeping focused and keeping calm and thankful, that comes from God." - Lenny Kravitz

"The great Way is easy, yet people prefer the side paths. Be aware when things are out of balance. Stay centered within the Tao. When rich speculators prosper While farmers lose their land; when government officials spend money on weapons instead of cures; when the upper class is extravagant and irresponsible while the poor have nowhere to turn- all this is robbery and chaos. It is not in keeping with the Tao." - Laozi

"It has to be admitted that, in a sneaking way, although he hated the discomfort of seasickness, once he was over it, he enjoyed the attention and sympathy that it created among attractive young women like Evanlyn and Alyss. And he liked the fact that Will tended to walk on eggshells around him when the problem was mentioned. Keeping Will off balance was always desirable. ~Halt" - John Flanagan

"There has to be an element of repetition for TV... You want people to be addicted to your show, and the way to get people addicted is not to give it to them once, but to give it to them a few times, until they get on board with it. It's just about finding that balance of the necessary repetition and making the things that are repetitive absolutely necessary while keeping everything else fresh." - Antony Starr

"Remember, you can be exalted without a college degree. You can be exalted without being slender and beautiful. You can be exalted without having a successful career. You can be exalted if you are not rich and famous. So focus the best that you can on those things in life that will lead you back to the presence of God - keeping all things in their proper balance." - M Russell Ballard

"You had to stay awake married to him [Humphrey Bogart]. Every time I thought I could relax and do everything I wanted, he'd buck. There was no way to predict his reactions, no matter how well I knew him. As he'd said before our wedding, he expected to be happily married and stay that way, but he never expected to settle down. He liked keeping people off balance. He was good for me - I could never be quite sure what he would do." - Lauren Bacall

"There is perhaps no single factor contributing so much to people's frequent reluctance to let the market work as their inability to conceive how some necessary balance, between demand and supply, between exports and imports, or the like, will be brought about without deliberate control. The conservative feels safe and content only if he is assured that some higher wisdom watches and supervises change, only if he knows that some authority is charged with keeping the change "orderly." - Friedrich August von Hayek

"I relate to what Gov. Romney brings. I know what it means to balance a budget. I know what it means to write a paycheck and not only cash one. I know what it means to create a job, and I know what it means to struggle with my business every day in terms of keeping our doors open any day but definitely in a difficult economy." - Sher Valenzuela

"How do you calculate upon the unforeseen? It seems to be an art of recognizing the role of the unforeseen, of keeping your balance amid surprises, of collaborating with chance, of recognizing that there are some essential mysteries in the world and thereby a limit to calculation, to plan, to control. To calculate on the unforeseen is perhaps exactly the paradoxical operation that life most requires of us." - Rebecca Solnit

"Living with depression is like trying to keep your balance while you dance with a goat - it is perfectly sane to prefer a partner with a better sense of balance." - Andrew Solomon

"I think the extent to which I have any balance at all, any mental balance, is because of being a farm kid and being raised in those isolated rural areas." - James Earl Jones

"What we have to do is strike a balance between the idea that government should do everything and the idea, the belief, that government ought to do nothing. Strike a balance." - Barbara Jordan

"Auspiciousness comes only through balance." - Nirmala Srivastava

"...balance the budget ? Tax religion." - Jello Biafra

"There's always been a struggle with filmmakers between art and industry, and you have to find a balance" - Michel Hazanavicius

"In every person, even in such as appear most reckless, there is an inherent desire to attain balance." - Jakob Wassermann

"Don't confuse symmetry with balance." - Tom Robbins

"The beauty is the balance." - Frazey Ford

"Accounting does not make corporate earnings or balance sheets more volatile. Accounting just increases the transparency of volatility in earnings." - Diane Garnick

"Touring and promoting and recording take a lot of time, it's just getting the right balance that's important." - Jamelia

"Songwriting is the other weight on the opposite side of the scale from touring. They balance me out creatively." - Tommy Shaw

"It isn't that women are less ambitious,but women want to find a balance between work, love, and family." - Michelle Bachelet

"I'm pretty much a straight guy on 'The Office.' We can't all be crazies. You need some balance." - Oscar Nunez

"I think at the end of the day you have to find a balance with what's really important." - Julianne Hough

"There is nothing to keeping a band together. You simply have to have a gimmick, and the gimmick I use is to pay them money!" - Duke Ellington

"The history of my life is the history of the struggle between an overwhelming urge to write and a combination of circumstances bent on keeping me from it." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"Love is keeping the promise anyway." - John Green

"I really believe in keeping your canvas very basic and sort of adding the accouterments from there. I look at creating intrigue with outfits through accessories." - Erin Wasson

"Slight is the merit of keeping silence on a matter, on the other hand serious is the guilt of talking on things whereon we should be silent." - Ovid

"Rose of the desert! thou art to me An emblem of stainless purity, - Of those who, keeping their garments white, Walk on through life with steps aright." - David Macbeth Moir

"Thou oughtest to be nice, even to superstition, in keeping thy promises; and therefore thou shouldst be equally cautious in making them." - Thomas Fuller

"Keeping you safe keeps me in shape." - Ilona Andrews

"Life's too short for anxious score-keeping" - Teju Cole

"Home-keeping youth have ever homely wits." - William Shakespeare

"A wedding is not house-keeping." - Victor Hugo

"He was ever precise in promise-keeping." - William Shakespeare

"Prayer is - keeping company with God." - Philip Yancey

"What am I most ashamed of in my life? Not keeping my promise to my sister and being too scared of America to attend her funeral." - Josephine Baker

"Keeping an open mind is always important." - Chris Hemsworth

"If thou need money, get it in an honest way-by keeping books, if thou wilt, but not by writing books." - John Lancaster Spalding

"The key to good management is keeping the nine guys who hate your guts away from the nine guys who haven't made up their minds." - Casey Stengel

"For those of you who are keeping score at home, I just want to make something very clear: Martin Scorsese, zero Oscars. Three 6 Mafia, one." - Jon Stewart

"Keeping secrets was the beginning of freedom." - Orson Scott Card

"Keeping a diary supports personal development." - Stefan Sagmeister

"No more turning a blind eye to Chinese spies in our nuclear labs. No more keeping silent about Chinese slave labor camps." - Steve Forbes

"Enough Americans saw fit to give president Obama a second term. I don't think there will be many people keeping their Romney/Ryan bumper stickers on their cars." - Henry Rollins

"I'm keeping my acerbic wit completely fueled." - Janice Dickinson

"I think about never losing my voice, never giving in, never selling out, always keeping black, always sticking to the street. Staying neighborhood and not Hollywood." - Paul Mooney

"I've been keeping diaries for 27 years." - David Sedaris

"Keeping score is for games, not friendships." - John C Maxwell

"A little criticism makes me angry, and a little rejection makes me depressed. A little praise raises my spirits, and a little success excites me. It takes very little to raise me up or thrust me down. Often I am like a small boat on the ocean, completely at the mercy of its waves. All the time and energy I spend in keeping some kind of balance and preventing myself from being tipped over and drowning shows my life is mostly a struggle for survival: not a holy struggle, but an anxious struggle resulting from the mistaken idea that it is the world that defines me." - Henri Nouwen

"It is important to remember that value investing is not a perfect science. It is an, with an ongoing need for judgment, refinement, patience, and reflection. It requires endless curiosity, the relentless pursuit of additional information, the raising of questions, and the search for answers. It necessitates dealing with imperfect information - knowing you will never know everything and that that must not prevent you from acting. It requires a precarious balance between conviction, steadfastness in the face of adversity, and doubt - keeping in mind the possibility that you could be wrong." - Seth Klarman

"Wolves ... are a balance wheel of nature." - Lois Crisler

"To heal illness, begin by restoring balance." - Caroline Myss

"Balance isn't either/or; it's 'and'." - Stephen Covey

"The essence of health is inner balance." - Andrew Weil

"Purity without balance is its own corruption." - V. E. Schwab

"Chaos and Order combined equal Balance." - Richard Garriott

"He manages to balance Rigor and Mercy." - Paulo Coelho

"Unbalance so as to re-balance." - Robert Bresson

"Getting even throws everything out of balance." - Joe Browne

"Teach girls to read and to work at something where they can bring home money - and the entire balance of power shifts." - Jane Fonda

"Balance is compromise. Of the muscles." - Hortense Calisher

"Pure and simple, balance is happiness." - Frederick Lenz

"Self-imposed limits on sovereign power can disarm mistrust, but provide no guarantee of liberty and property beyond those afforded by the balance between state and private force." - Anthony de Jasay

"And cooking is about balance and harmony." - Nigella Lawson

"There is no balance, all or nothing." - David Choe

"The runner stopped dead, lost his balance, froze in one of those violent attitudes in which the photographers petrify living reality." - Jean Cocteau

"I think it's a bill that puts a high priority on religious freedom and recognizes that as a part of the balance." - Asa Hutchinson

"Taking sides cannot bring peace and balance." - Aung San Suu Kyi

"Balance, that's the secret. Moderate extremism." - Edward Abbey

"Relationships are a constant negotiation and balance." - Claire Danes

"Everything in life... has to have balance." - Donna Karan

"She maintained a careful balance by her window, never allowing the men to come too close, never allowing them to stray too far." - Jonathan Safran Foer



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