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Maintaining Quotes


"The joy is in creating, not maintaining." - Vince Lombardi

"You lived aloof, maintaining to the end your magnificent disdain." - Anna Akhmatova

"Consistency is the key to achieving and maintaining momentum." - Darren Hardy

"I have priorities. Maintaining my daughter is my first." - Whitney Houston

"Maintaining my dignity is so important for me." - Amanda Lindhout

"The Ethical Society, therefore, is like a Church in maintaining, and emphasizing the importance of maintaining the custom of public assemblies on Sunday." - Felix Adler

"The hardest work most of us do is maintaining the appearance of normality." - Harry Shearer

"The one great element in continuing the success of an offensive is maintaining the momentum." - George C Marshall

"Maintaining spirituality and humanism are the keys to success. Its a balance." - Bikram Choudhury

"The only cure from sin is by maintaining a vision of God." - John Ortberg

"Gaining a victory is more difficult than maintaining it once you have it." - Joyce Meyer

"I lovingly do everything I can to assist my body in maintaining perfect health" - Louise Hay

"Part of maintaining a thriving creative culture is giving people time and permission to play." - Tim Brown

"The biggest challenge, I think, is always maintaining your moral compass." - Barack Obama

"Paperwork is the embalming fluid of bureaucracy, maintaining an appearance of life where none exists." - Robert H. Meltzer

"Set yourself up for success from the very beginning and then focus on maintaining that success." - Cat Cora

"Why do you keep maintaining your ideas are right if you can't prove them?" - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Maintaining the trust of the consumer is critical to our business" - Jeremy Stoppelman

"The family is the foundation for love and for maintaining spirituality" - Quentin L. Cook

"Maintaining peace with God is more important than keeping pace with someone else." - Andy Stanley

"Surviving a tough situation means staying in the fight and maintaining a warrior's mindset." - Joe Teti

"Fallen man is both terrified of vulnerability and committed to maintaining independence." - Kay Warren

"The price of maintaining membership in the establishment is unquestioning acceptance of authority." - Neil Postman

"I credit chiropractic care for maintaining my health to keep up the pace of my career." - Jane Russell

"When maintaining a relationship means diminishing your self, it's time to walk." - Dov Davidoff

"Sometimes it's difficult maintaining my friendships, but to me, it's well worth it." - Steve Nash

"Sometimes it was really hard maintaining composure. People were just goofy." - Pell James

"[Optimism] is the mania of maintaining that everything is well when we are wretched." - Voltaire

"Many people are afraid to embrace religion, for fear they shall not succeed in maintaining it." - Henry Ward Beecher

"Maintaining a consistent platform also helps improve product support - a significant problem in the software industry." - Bill Gates

"Ultimately, my greatest achievement is maintaining my career while sustaining a happy marriage and kids." - Melina Kanakaredes

"History, I believe, furnishes no example of a priest-ridden people maintaining a free civil government." - Thomas Jefferson

"I think maintaining relationships with my friends, my mother, my manager, they're all important." - Christina Applegate

"Health reform is an essential part of restoring America's economy and maintaining our competitiveness." - Max Baucus

"Maintaining spirituality and humanism are the keys to success. It's a balance." - Bikram Choudhury

"Maintaining clean, safe water remains one of our greatest national and global challenges and responsibilities." - Jerry Costello

"Maintaining boundaries is hard. That's why I strongly prefer the physical separation of work and home." - Karen Finerman

"I think I'm maintaining the quality, but internally I'm paying for it." - Gary Larson

"Life involves maintaining oneself between contradictions that can't be solved by analysis." - William Empson

"Maintaining self-respect in the face of a devastating experience is of prime importance." - Ann Landers

"Maintaining our standard; that's our challenge day-in and day-out." - Tim Rice

"However, I do firmly believe in maintaining the integrity of the animal." - Janine Turner

"Funding and maintaining programs from Head Start to Pell Grants must be a high priority." - Ed Pastor

"The greatest challenge of Leadership maintaining personal conviction in a globalized world." - Myles Munroe

"I am working as public relations director for the Tour de France and maintaining my farm." - Bernard Hinault

"Each of us must be committed to maintaining the reputation of all of us. And all of us must be committed to maintaining the reputation of each of us." - Jim Rohn

"Men are so accustomed to maintaining external order by violence that they cannot conceive of life being possible without violence." - Leo Tolstoy

"Maintaining marriage seems to be tougher than fatherhood: apparently its the most difficult thing in the world." - Kelly Slater

"Maintaining silence about a dirty truth is another way of lying, a common practice in high places." - Michael Parenti

"The degree of tolerance attainable at any moment depends on the strain under which society is maintaining its cohesion." - George Bernard Shaw

"I don't worry about maintaining the quality of my life, because every day I work on improving it." - Tony Robbins

"There is a correlation between people who attack same-sex marriage and have difficulty maintaining their own." - Barney Frank

"Coach Landry was a master at maintaining discipline and creating an environment where ordinary people could achieve extra ordinary results." - Danny White

"A lot of people are concerned with staying physically young...I'm more interested in maintaining my curiosity." - Diablo Cody

"There are a great many people who have a vested interest in maintaining the stupidity of the American public." - Gore Vidal

"I have no interest in maintaining a relationship with someone who didn't love me enough to stick around." - Susane Colasanti

"If youre not concerned about maintaining an image, you can pursue roads that another actor might not take." - Kevin Spacey

"Enduring setbacks while maintaining the ability to show others the way to go forward is a true test of leadership." - Nitin Nohria

"My role as a producer is very specific. It's maintaining the creative truthfulness, day in and day out." - Jeffrey Donovan

"Maintaining the relationship. But there's also physical temptation and being on the same spiritual level, which can be difficult." - Kevin Jonas

"It's not a matter of maintaining the status quo. We have to create a dynamic state, oriented towards expansion." - David Ben-Gurion

"Strength of character does not consist solely in having powerful feelings, but in maintaining one's balance in spite of them." - Carl Von Clausewitz

"Whatever success we have had in maintaining our culture has been instrumental in Intel's success in surviving strategic inflection points." - Andy Grove

"Today we all give all our data away all day long while aiming to maintaining our privacy." - William

"I am totally committed to maintaining the freedom and equality America has to provide to every citizen." - Jeff Sessions

"I'm feeling better than anybody expected me to so I'm still maintaining a pretty normal schedule, I'd say." - Jimmy Carter

"Only Zionists get to proclaim their fear of a brown planet while simultaneously maintaining a patina of liberal respectability." - Max Blumenthal

"We can be sure that the greatest hope for maintaining equilibrium in the face of any situation rests within ourselves." - Francis J. Braceland

"The Jewish religion has it completely right in maintaining you should think very carefully about what you eat." - Giles Coren

"What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from." - Marilyn Vos Savant

"Growth and momentum are what a startup lives on and you always have to focus on maintaining these." - Sam Altman

"I have no interest in maintaining a relationship with someone who did' love me enough to stick around." - Susane Colasanti

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

"I have a good relationship with the world. But I don't know what the trick is to maintaining it." - Ben Affleck

"The budget acknowledges the importance of maintaining our ports and waterways to encourage commercial deep-draft navigation and economic competitiveness." - Jeff Landry

"If the colonists hadn't rejected British militarism and the massive financial burden of maintaining the British military, America wouldn't exist." - Rachel Maddow

"Think not that you are thus maintaining the Gospel of Christ when you separate yourselves from the flock of Christ." - Cyprian

"The cost of acquiring new customers and maintaining those relationships in an online environment versus bricks and mortar is significant." - Stephen Cohen

"People who are in power make their arrangements in secret, largely as a way of maintaining and furthering that power." - Don Delillo

"I know well the opportunities and the challenges of maintaining and improving infrastructure and providing good transportation choices." - Anthony Foxx

"I suppose that's why new music and I go well together, because new music often requires maintaining great rhythm." - Leila Josefowicz

"As countries embrace mass higher education, the cost of maintaining universities increases dramatically relative to an elite system." - Derek Bok

"If you're not concerned about maintaining an image, you can pursue roads that another actor might not take." - Kevin Spacey

"Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations." - Sivananda

"Protectionist politicians cannot stand the notion of a fossil-fuel-rich America maintaining record levels of production through exports." - Mike Pompeo

"What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom 'to' and freedom 'from.'" - Marilyn Vos Savant

"Moral values, and a culture and a religion, maintaining these values are far better than laws and regulations." - Swami Sivananda

"Maintaining marriage seems to be tougher than fatherhood: apparently it's the most difficult thing in the world." - Kelly Slater

"My feeling is that maintaining financial independence is also a healthy way to keep my feet on the ground." - Valerie Trierweiler

"Privacy is an inherent human right, and a requirement for maintaining the human condition with dignity and respect." - Bruce Schneier

"To contemplate a thing implies maintaining oneself OUTSIDE it, resolved to keep a distance between it and ourselves." - Bruce Lee

"We have been maintaining a standard of living by putting things on the debt of the next generation." - Richard Lamm

"We are excited about eBay's long-term vision, ... We intend to accomplish our long-term revenue objectives while maintaining profitability as a cornerstone of our strategy." - Walt Whitman

"When it comes to team dynamics - on a basketball court or in a corporate setting - maintaining a positive atmosphere is crucial." - Rick Pitino

"There is no significant example in history, before our time, of a society successfully maintaining moral life without the aid of religion." - Will Durant

"Anybody has a right to evade taxes if he can get away with it. No citizen has a moral obligation to assist in maintaining his government" - J P Morgan

"A man who is not interested in politics is not doing his patriotic duty toward maintaining the constitution of the United States." - Harry S Truman

"You've recognised a fundamental feature of an addict's life. Maintaining your habit is so important you've no real interest in anything else." - Marian Keyes

"As complicated as joint custody is, it allows the delicious contradiction of having children and maintaining the intimacy of life-before-kid s." - Delia Ephron

"The problem is efforts by liberals to establish a wall between religion and society, in the guise of maintaining the wall between church and state." - Irving Kristol

"A remarkable memoir that's packed with anecdotes, advice and humor, all while maintaining a high level of dignity and self-awareness." - Steve Martin

"Maintaining the illusion that I am in control is futile, lonely, and in the long run more always costly than the effort is worth." - Sheldon B. Kopp

"Learning to deal with setbacks, and maintaining the persistence and optimism necessary for childhood's long road to mastery are the real foundations of lasting self-esteem." - Lilian Katz

"Maintaining healthy forests is essential to those who make a living from the land and for those of us who use them for recreational purposes." - Cathy McMorris

"Observe calmly; secure our position; cope with affairs calmly; hide our capacities and bide our time; be good at maintaining a low profile; and never claim leadership." - Deng Xiaoping

"Silence is an argument in favor of the status quo. A refusal to address an inequity is a strategy for maintaining that inequity." - PZ Myers

"While maintaining our nuclear potential at the proper level, we need to devote more attention to developing the entire range of means of information warfare" - Boris Yeltsin

"If hot food is they key to maintaining an expedition's stamina, then low grade gut-rot alcohol is the key to sustaining its sense of pleasure." - Tahir Shah

"Society or culture or whatever you might want to call it, has created us all solely and wholly for the purpose of maintaining its continuity and status quo." - U.G. Krishnamurti

"Yoga cultivates the ways of maintaining a balanced attitude in day-to-day life and endows skill in the performance of one's actions." - B.K.S. Iyengar

"Even a pandit comes to grief by giving instruction to a foolish disciple, by maintaining a wicked wife, and by excessive familiarity with the miserable." - Chanakya

"Maintaining joy in God takes 'work'; that is, it's a fight against every impulse for alien joys and every obstacle in the way to seeing and savoring Christ." - John Piper

"Every move is a creation, Maintaining the delicate balance is a creation, The line is a creation, Survival is a creation, Freedom is a creation." - Wojciech Kurtyka

"I do not have a genetically "gifted" body. I have to work hard everyday and I am always working on maintaining a positive self image." - Kim Lyons

"Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue, that it is always respected, even when it is associated with vice." - Samuel Johnson

"In the working class, the process of building a family, of making a living for it, of nurturing and maintaining the individuals in it costs "worlds of pain"." - Lillian Breslow Rubin

"Shaucha, or living purely, involves maintaining a cleanliness in body, mind, and environment so that we can experience ourselves at a higher resolution." - Donna Farhi

"...because knowledge rapidly deteriorates unless it is used constantly, maintaining within an organization an activity that is used only intermittently guarantees incompetence." - Peter Drucker

"A nation usually renews its youth on a political sick-bed, and there finds again the spirit which it had gradually lost in seeking and maintaining power." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"My weight always fluctuates by 10 pounds. After trying Atkins and doing Nutrisystem a few times, now I'm just focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle rather than dieting." - Miranda Lambert

"Maintaining concentration depends on what I call tunnel vision; nothing else in the world exists but the catcher's target, the hitter and my perfect delivery." - Nolan Ryan

"It is perhaps life's greatest accomplishment to live to old age, maintaining one's wits, one's sense of humor, one's health, and one's charm." - Yehudi Menuhin

"Hip-hop music has done a very good job of maintaining the political context, where they stand and not giving a sh-t what people think." - Conor Oberst

"Crassus was in the habit of maintaining that nobody should be called rich who was not able to maintain an army on his income." - Ronald Syme

"Public education has served as a check on the power of parents, and this is another powerful reason for maintaining it." - John Goodlad

"This is our festival and on this day we are all Indians. We celebrate the festival by maintaining the spirit of brotherhood." - Brinda Karat

"Startups often win because it's easier to see what comes next when you don't have to worry about maintaining what came last." - Aaron Levie

"Fatherhood is the unending imperfect task of turning yourself into your dad while secretly maintaining the unbridled elation of your boyhood" - Chris Hadfield

"I'm kinda stuck in that awkward in-between stage where my hair is just starting to fall out, but I'm still maintaining my youthful acne." - Greg Fitzsimmons

"Meditation is all about connecting with your soul. Part of maintaining your well-being is taking the time to disconnect from the outside to go within." - Deepak Chopra

"My weight always fluctuates by 10 pounds. After trying Atkins and doing Nutrisystem a few times, now I'm just focused on maintaining a healthy lifestyle rather than dieting." - Miranda Lambert

"Mexico is a pretty poor country, but they are maintaining a free, high quality public education system, not for everyone of course but pretty substantial." - Noam Chomsky

"Maintaining an open mind is essential when exploring the unknown, but allowing one's brains to fall out in the process is inadvisable." - Dean Radin

"A moral society will not set standards for becoming a parent, but it will establish irreducible minimums for maintaining that sacred status." - Andrew Vachss

"So much depends, therefore, upon our maintaining gospel perspective in the midst of ordinariness, the pressures of temptation, tribulation, deprivation, and the cares of the world." - Neal A Maxwell

"The sheer number of government employees and welfare recipients effectively transforms the purpose of government from maintaining order to confiscating as much as possible from vulnerable taxpayers." - James Bovard

"Every extension of the functions and power of the State beyond its primary duty of maintaining peace and justice should be scrutinized with jealous vigilance." - Ludwig Von Mises

"Our efforts must aim at restoring hope, righting wrongs, maintaining commitments, and thus promoting the well-being of individuals and of peoples." - Pope Francis

"I've worked very hard to transform my fearful delusions into loving beliefs, and I am committed to maintaining this way of being." - Gabrielle Bernstein

"This issue is not economic but political. I hope that all market participants interested in maintaining stable and reasonable world energy prices will finally make the right decision." - Vladimir Putin

"If you are at Coca-Cola, the creative challenge is one of maintaining - rather than creating - a tremendous level of consumption for your products." - John Kao

"There is enormous continuity beneath the day-to-day news that makes America that indispensable nation when it comes to maintaining order and promoting prosperity around the world." - Barack Obama

"Eating wildlife is probably not the smartest thing that we can do in terms of maintaining the integrity of natural systems." - Sylvia Earle

"If we reduced the amount we spend on maintaining our nuclear weapons by a small fraction, we could reallocate those funds to improve kids' health care and schooling." - Ben Cohen

"What is the essence of America? The essence of America is finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom to and freedom from." - Marilyn Vos Savant

"Always code as if the guy who ends up maintaining your code will be a violent psychopath who knows where you live." - Martin Golding

"All eating is a kind of proselytising - a kind of dogmatising - a maintaining that the eater's way of looking at things is better than the eatee's." - Samuel Butler (novelist)

"Courage is a quality so necessary for maintaining virtue that it is always respected, even when it is associated with vice." - Samuel Johnson

"A person's true means of expression is his life. Living the shame of life and maintaining silence, that was the greatest accomplishment of all." - Imre Kertesz

"What has happened is that there are people who, for reasons best known to themselves, have voted for maintaining division in our country." - Neil Kinnock



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