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Qualify Quotes


"Positive attitudes qualify you for positive experiences." - Bryant H Mcgill

"If you don't meet the standards, then you don't qualify." - Harold Ford

"Who the Lord calls, the Lord will qualify." - Thomas S Monson

"Jesus will never qualify or compromise anything he has said." - Aiden Wilson Tozer

"Being a POW certainly doesn't qualify anyone to be president." - Fred Thompson

"It doesn't matter whether I qualify or wildcards." - Jennifer Capriati

"If you don't meet the standards, then you don't qualify." - Harold Ford Jr

"It's far too easy to qualify as an eccentric nowadays." - Stephanie Mills

"You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will." - William Tecumseh Sherman

"Everything balled up into one: Beat Mexico and qualify. There's no better scenario." - Landon Donovan

"If you don't have daily objectives, you qualify as a dreamer." - Zig Ziglar

"How can you qualify the difference between a sin and a lie." - Bob Mould

"Exercise, to qualify at all, must be lonely, painfu, humorless, and boring." - Barbara Holland

"If God called us to a task, He will then qualify us for the job." - Jack Hyles

"You know the expression 'God protects fools and drunks'? I qualify for both." - Lou Reed

"Stewardesses are still paid so little that in many cases, new hires qualify for food stamps." - Patricia Ireland

"When we accept small wonders, we qualify ourselves to imagine great wonders." - Tom Robbins

"I never saw anything that would qualify as a criminal activity." - Martin Bashir

"It's outrageous that many enlisted people qualify for food stamps because military salaries are so low." - Patricia Schroeder

"Woman, no less than man, can qualify herself for the more onerous occupations of life." - Victoria Woodhull

"It is clearly absurd that it should be possible for a woman to qualify as a saint with direct access to the Almighty, while she may not qualify as a curate." - Mary Stocks, Baroness Stocks

"Live as with God; and, whatever be your calling, pray for the gift that will perfectly qualify you in it." - Horace Bushnell

"I don't like the term 'black people', I find it demeaning to those of us that actually qualify as 'people'." - Zach Braff

"Those who constantly qualify everything and have no opinions of their own are ultimately just as incapable of tolerance." - Wolfgang Schauble

"Do transvestites have to dress up for Halloween or do they pretty much qualify from the get-go?" - Dana Gould

"In my mind I still qualify as punk, though I know four out of five punks would disagree." - John K. Samson

"It's a sad reality if a guy like Charles Koch doesn't qualify as a role model. It's just sad." - Rush Limbaugh

"Do you qualify to be alive or is the limit of your senses so as to survive?" - Ray Stevens

"Marriage indeed may qualify the fury of his passion, but it very rarely mends a man's manners." - William Congreve

"My fast is, among other things, meant to qualify me for achieving that equal and selfless love." - Mahatma Gandhi

"I want to present interesting stories that don't qualify themselves just by virtue of their ethnographic type." - Ajay Naidu

"There are two things that I cannot live without: music and books. Caffeine isn't dignified enough to qualify." - Carlos Ruiz Zafon

"Some people, they got housing loans, and I think they're responsible for taking a loan they didn't qualify for?" - Jon Lovitz

"Being an ex-England manager, one that failed to qualify for the World Cup, is like being a dead politician." - Graham Taylor

"Only one who liberates himself from his psychological desires and fears indeed in truth qualify as liberation hero." - Velupillai Prabhakaran

"The 20th of March in 1964, I went before the Secretary of State to qualify to run as an official candidate for Congress from the 2nd Congressional District, and it was easier for me to qualify to run than it was for me to pass the literacy test to be a registered voter. And we had four people to qualify and run in the June primary election be we didn't have enough Negroes registered in Mississippi." - Fannie Lou Hamer

"[It] is capable of driving people to such dangerous folly that faith seems to me to qualify as a kind of mental illness." - Richard Dawkins

"Whatever you want to say, there is only one word to express it, only one verb to give it movement, only one adjective to qualify it." - Guy De Maupassant

"I do not seek to quench your love's hot fire, But qualify the fire's extreme rage, Lest it should burn above the bounds of reason." - William Shakespeare

"Human problems are complex. If something isn't complex it doesn't qualify as problematic. Very simple bad things are not worth troubling ourselves about." - P. J. O'Rourke

"I do not seek to quench your love's hot fire, But qualify the fire's extreme rage, Lest it should burn above the bounds of reason." - William Shakespeare

"Look on the bright side," said Simon, "If they need a human sacrifice, you can always offer me. I'm not sure the rest of you qualify anyway." - Cassandra Clare

"I consider it a degradation and a stain on my honor to submit to baptism in order to qualify myself for state employment in Prussia." - Heinrich Heine

"The fact that I haven't been married might qualify me as belonging in the nutty category to a lot of women." - Thomas Haden Church

"Fang looked at me, hope in his eyes, and I smirked at him. I save the huge emotional kissy-face for imminent death scenes. This probably didn't qualify." - James Patterson

"Often the very things that you think have disqualified you are the ones that qualify you to do what God has called you to do." - Christine Caine

"The ability to qualify for, receive, and act on personal revelation is the single most important skill that can be acquired in this life." - Julie B. Beck

"Purify your life by keeping the commandments. This will help you qualify for the Spirit, who will assist you in your quest." - Ann M. Dibb

"That's an interesting paradox to think about. Make it legal and it's no good. Why? Because as long as it's illegal the people who come in do not qualify for welfare, they don't qualify for social security, they don't qualify for the other myriad of benefits that we pour out from our left pocket to our right pocket. So long as they don't qualify they migrate to jobs. They take jobs that most residents of this country are unwilling to take. They provide employers with the kind of workers that they cannot get. They're hard workers, they're good workers, and they are clearly better off." - Milton Friedman

"Expert victimologists estimate that 91.2 percent of people in North America and Europe now qualify as victims, at least in their own minds." - John Leo

"In order to qualify as a judgment, an affirmation must aim at getting it right aptly, through competence, and not just through a lucky guess." - Ernest Sosa

"Cubans must prove that they're political refugees. And if they can prove that they're really fleeing persecution, well, they would qualify as refugees." - Marco Rubio

"Actually I think I have forgotten how it was back then. Or probably not - I didn't qualify. There were only 16 cars in the race." - Bernie Ecclestone

"Most comedy is not very ambitious. You probably can't name more than a handful of comedies that would qualify for Best Picture." - Harold Ramis

"All the geniuses I ever met were so just part of the time. To qualify, you only have to be great once, you know. Once when it matters." - Lois Mcmaster Bujold

"I won two ITF tournaments in Japan in two weeks. I had to qualify for both of them, which meant that I won 16 matches in 15 days." - Ana Ivanovic

"Nobody wants to be associated with failing to qualify for the World Cup finals. I cannot imagine the shame of it." - Rio Ferdinand

"Remember, most of us got something for nothing the first time just by showing up here at birth. Now we have to qualify." - Robert Fulghum

"Animals that not only move by their own free will and share feelings with people but also possess sight and hearing qualify as deserving of names." - Haruki Murakami

"Religion is capable of driving people to such dangerous folly that faith seems to me to qualify as a kind of mental illness." - Richard Dawkins

"Just being a Negro doesn't qualify you to understand the race situation any more than being sick makes you an expert on medicine." - Dick Gregory

"Twenty five percent of Israeli citizens are not even Jewish. Anybody can become an Israeli citizen if you qualify. Religion is not a criterion for citizenship." - Alan Dershowitz

"Humble prayer to our Heavenly Father, in deep faith in Jesus Christ, is essential to qualify us for the companionship of the Holy Ghost." - Henry B Eyring

"I want to qualify for the Tour Championship. Being a Georgia Tech grad, playing at East Lake would feel like home." - Matt Kuchar

"I'm just an individual who doesn't feel that I need to have somebody qualify my work in any particular way. I'm working for me." - David Bowie

"If you qualify for a World Cup and expect to get an easy group, you are in the wrong sport. It doesn't work like that." - Tim Howard

"Not everybody is qualified to go to Stanford, but everybody should have access to the best qualify for which they are eligible." - Joseph Stiglitz

"That said, ID does not qualify as science because it gives us nothing to test or measure. Science requires replicable tests involving measurable variables." - Tony Snow

"The detention of Japanese Americans during World War II would qualify as an example of majoritarian tyranny and misuse of executive prerogative, driven by fear and racial bias." - Michael Ignatieff

"My advice to American filmmakers is to marry a European. I'm not kidding. Otherwise they don't qualify for international co-production treaties." - Jeremy Thomas

"At the heart of personality is the need to feel a sense of being lovable without having to qualify for that acceptance." - Paul Tournier

"I've always been attracted to cars, and driving is a completely measurable experience: if you qualify last on the grid, you're the slowest, and if you qualify first on the grid, you're the fastest. So no one can say you're slow if you're fast and no one can say you're fast if you're slow." - Eric Bana

"The problem is that your daughter has given her heart to a 15-year-old boy, and a 15-year-old boy does not yet qualify as a human being." - Bill Cosby

"Evolution is not a fact. Evolution doesn't even qualify as a theory or as a hypothesis. It is a metaphysical research program, and it is not really testable science." - Karl Popper

"I do not believe the homosexual community deserves minority status. One's misbehavior does not qualify him or her for minority status. Blacks, Hispanics, women, etc., are God-ordained minorities who do indeed deserve minority status." - Jerry Falwell

"The attainment of truth is then the function of both the intellectual parts of the soul. Therefore their respective virtues are those dispositions which will best qualify them to attain truth." - Aristotle

"It is said that any virtue when taken to an extreme can become a vice. Overscheduling our days would certainly qualify for this. There comes a point where milestones can become millstones and ambitions, albatrosses around our necks." - Dieter F. Uchtdorf

".. As far as they're conserned, I've been kind of a poor second best all my life, or I don't qualify at all compared to my brother. It's rough being around them and feeling like you never measure up." Collin" - Danielle Steel

"We were not saved from our sin simply so that we would qualify for heaven. God delivered us so we would have a relationship with Him through which He could carry out His mission to redeem a lost world." - Henry Blackaby

"The Beatles are not merely awful. They are so unbelievably horrible, so appallingly unmusical, so dogmatically insensitive to the magic of the art, that they qualify as crowned heads of anti-music." - William F Buckley Jr

"Sometimes when an idea flashes, you distrust it because it seems too easy. You qualify it with all kinds of evasive phrases because you're timid about it. But often, this turns out to be the best idea of all." - Saul Bass

"Anything that you can become obsessed with, and you do so much that you do' do the things you need to do with family, friends, school, job, that can be an addiction. And texting absolutely can qualify," - Dale Archer

"His life is parallel'd E'en with the stroke and line of his great justice; He doth with holy abstinence subdue That in himself which he spurs on his power To qualify in others." - William Shakespeare

"The secret of high finance...if you really need a loan, you won't qualify. And if you don't need a loan, all the lenders will line up to give you money." - Joanne Fluke

"The best way to fight evil is to do some good. Let me qualify that-the best way to fight evil at home is to do some good. The best way to fight them abroad is to unleash the military." - George W Bush

"Nothing we formulate or do can qualify us for access to God. Only grace can do that- based not on our performance but on the saving work of Christ." - Timothy Keller

"John's old Caddie had a huge engine that would qualify as a human rights violation if built today. It roared down the road, chugging gas and farting a blue cloud of dinosaur souls." - David Wong

"Whatever the thing you wish to say, there is but one word to express it, but one verb to give it movement, but one adjective to qualify it; you must seek until you find this noun, this verb, this adjective." - Gustave Flaubert

"Compulsory sports for those who by temperament or physique do not qualify may be a disaster. . . . The repercussions may be extreme . . . and they may be very long-lasting, even throughout adulthood." - John Money

"I urge all who have not yet received these greatest of all blessings within the walls of the temple to do whatever may be necessary to qualify to receive them." - James E Faust

"The full flower of divine love and our greatest blessings from that love are conditional-predicated upon our obedience to eternal law. I pray that we may qualify for those blessings and rejoice forever." - Russell M Nelson

"Unfortunately, in the field of evolution most explanations are not good. As a matter of fact, they hardly qualify as explanations at all; they are suggestions, hunches, pipe dreams, hardly worthy of being called hypotheses." - Norman Macbeth

"It was dramatic to watch my grandmother decapitate a turkey with an ax the day before Thanksgiving. Nowadays the expense of hiring grandmothers for the ax work would probably qualify all turkeys so honored with gourmet status." - Russell Baker

"We have trials to face because our Heavenly Father loves us. His purpose is to help us qualify for the blessing of living with Him and His Son, Jesus Christ, forever in glory and in families." - Henry B Eyring

"Anything that you can become obsessed with, and you do so much that you don't do the things you need to do with family, friends, school, job, that can be an addiction. And texting absolutely can qualify," - Dale Archer

"I have always felt that the surest way to qualify for the job just ahead is to work a little harder than any one else on the job one is holding down." - Charles M Schwab

"Art is ruled uniquely by the imagination. Images are it's only wealth. It does not classify objects, it does not pronounce them real or imaginary, does not qualify them does not define them; it feels and presents them." - Benedetto Croce

"Sometimes when an idea flashes, you distrust it because it seems too easy. You qualify it with all kinds of evasive phrases because you're timid about it. But often, this turns out to be the best idea of all." - Saul Bass

"But fundamentally, I don't think of it as an alien-invasion movie; everybody's here, kind of, right? So, I think it's probably more of an action-adventure picture, if I actually had to qualify it." - Lorenzo Di Bonaventura

"When we qualify for the help of the Lord, we can build boys, we can mend men, we can accomplish miracles in His holy service. Our opportunities are without limit." - Thomas S Monson

"If people are watching me 365 days a year, 360 days they might be bored to tears. And on the other five days, maybe I would qualify as Satan." - Rob Lowe

"Those lucky enough to qualify as "intellectuals" have their own special responsibilities, deriving from their good fortune. Among these is the task that [Edward] Said describes, surely an important one." - Noam Chomsky

"Now, being a POW certainly doesn't qualify anyone to be President. But it does reveal character. This is the kind of character that civilizations from the beginning of history have sought in their leaders." - Fred Thompson

"We need strong school board members who know right from wrong. The Bible, being the only true source of right and wrong, should be the guide of board members. Only godly Christians can truly qualify for this critically important position...." - Robert Simonds

"In today's highly complex society it takes years of training in rationalization, accommodation and compromise to qualify for the good jobs with the really big payoffs you need to retain a first-rate psychiatrist in today's world." - Russell Baker

"It was dramatic to watch [my grandmother] decapitate [a turkey] with an ax the day before Thanksgiving. Nowadays the expense of hiring grandmothers for the ax work would probably qualify all turkeys so honored with gourmet status." - Russell Baker

"You cannot qualify war in harsher terms than I will. War is cruelty, and you cannot refine it; and those who brought war into our country deserve all the curses and maledictions a people can pour out." - William Tecumseh Sherman

"There are several symptoms Which must occur together, and to a marked degree, To qualify a patient for my sanatorium: And one of them is an honest mind. That is one of the causes of their suffering." - T S Eliot

"May we all be faithful in doing the day-to-day, ordinary things that prove our worthiness, for they will lead us to and qualify us for great things." - James E Faust

"Winning the Nobel Prize does not automatically qualify you to be commander in chief. I think George Bush has proved definitively that to be president, you don't need to care about science, literature or peace." - Stephen Colbert

"I would like to attribute my range of interests to being an independent intellectual, but although I'm independent, I'm not sure I qualify as an intellectual. Basically, I'm an old-fashioned amateur." - Anne Fadiman

"To even get to the Olympics, I have to qualify for the 2013 World Championships and the standard is high. I know I am always going to be a few points behind the top guys." - Vanessa Mae

"Well, there are about 10 million children that aren't covered by health insurance. About 3 million qualify for Medicaid but don't get it, so we're going to reach out and bring more of those kids into the Medicaid program." - Franklin Raines

"I was appalled at the amount of study necessary in order to qualify in medicine, and gradually my desire was blunted by a keener - and secret - wish to become an actor." - Conrad Veidt

"Anything that you can become obsessed with, and you do so much that you don't do the things you need to do with family, friends, school, job - that can be an addiction. And texting absolutely can qualify." - Dale Archer

"A State which has universal suffrage and a wide extension of the jury franchise, must qualify the people by education to rightly exercise the great powers with which they are invested." - Edmund Barton

"Of course I planned to write the Great American Novel; that lasted about a week, at which point I decided I had nothing to say that could possibly qualify. So I wrote a romance instead." - Jasmine Cresswell

"The Bible is not just one book, but an entire library, with stories, songs, poetry, letters and history, as well as literature that might more obviously qualify as 'religious.'" - John Drane

"When you're unemployed for six months or a year, it is hard to qualify for a lease, so even the option of relocating to find a job is often off the table." - Janet Yellen

"When you look at a guy like a Jay-Z or look at a guy like a Nas, you don't necessarily qualify them as conscious rap purely, although they are extremely conscious of the social inequities that prevail." - Michael Eric Dyson

"Let us do whatever is required to qualify for the Holy Ghost as our companion and then let us go forward fearlessly so that we will be given the powers to do whatever the Lord calls us to do." - Henry B Eyring

"Instead of the traditional emphasis on the sanctity of life, bioethics began to stress the quality of life, meaning that many damaged humans, young and old, don't qualify for personhood because their lives have lost value." - John Leo

"Not only that - college doesn't particularly qualify you for the outside world. he world is changing so fast, and college is not. It should strive to be more in tune with the world." - Kent Mccord

"The holy angels live and qualify in the light, in the good quality wherein the Holy Ghost reigneth. The devils live and reign in the fierce wrathful quality, in the quality of fierceness and wrath, destruction or perdition." - Jakob Bohme

"My spirituality is parochial, terrestrial. I do qualify as a W.I.T.C.H. , but my irrecular practice and impromptu rituals don't aim at producing any dramatic results except, perhaps, in me." - Stephanie Mills

"I've just been fortunate to havehad a lot of hit records, though Human Wheels doesn't qualify as a hit record-but it's really the best single I've ever had." - John Mellencamp

"If you are the kind of guy who draws in 100 million people to see his film, you've got every right to be paid accordingly, but I qualify as a character actor. I don't put a bum on a seat." - Peter Mullan

"I took an interest in the Civil Rights Movement. I listened to Martin Luther King. The Vietnam War was raging. When I was 18, I was eligible for the draft, but when I went to be tested, I didn't qualify." - Radhanath Swami

"I was an English major in college, though I ended up getting my degree in "General Stduies" because my grades were too bad to qualify for an English degree." - Josh Lieb

"You can call it what you like, categorize it, vivisect it, qualify, quantify, or dismiss it, and none of it will make grace anything other than precisely what grace is: audacious, unwarranted, and unlimited." - Cathleen Falsani

"Despite my inability to qualify to qualify in South Africa, I did really appreciate the support I got from the IOC particularly the Olympic Solidarity, members of the ICF, my own National Olympic Committee, friends and athletes from the Slalom Community. When I got the wild card, it was the cherry on the cake that I could not have imagined. It was much more than I expected for myself." - Benjamin Boukpeti

"The parent who loves his child dearly but asks for nothing in return might qualify as a saint, but he will not qualify as a parent. For a child who can claim love without meeting any of the obligations of love will be a self-centered child and many such children have grown up in our time to become petulant lovers and sullen marriage partners because the promise of unconditional love has not been fulfilled." - Selma Fraiberg

"Pre-season was very challenging with the African Championships on my continent. Unfortunately, I failed to qualify for the Games there. It was an emotional moment for me due to the context, but I quickly accepted the result as evidence of what my preparation has been the past 3 years." - Benjamin Boukpeti

"No, the Lord doesn't really need us to take care of the poor, but we need this experience; for it is only through our learning how to take care of each other that we develop within us the Christlike love and disposition necessary to qualify us to return to his presence." - Marion G. Romney

"Actually, there is a sense in which polygynous marriage has not been the historical norm - even where polygyny is permitted, multiple wives are generally reserved for a relatively few men who can afford them or qualify via formal rank. For eons and eons, most marriages have been monogamous, even though most societies haven't been" - Robert Wright

"The mass of our citizens may be divided into two classes - the laboring and the learned. The laboring will need the first grade of education to qualify them for their pursuits and duties; the learned will need it as a foundation for further acquirements." - Thomas Jefferson

"Let me close by bearing witness (and my nine decades on this earth fully qualify me to say this) that the older I get, the more I realize that family is the center of life and is the key to eternal happiness." - L. Tom Perry

"The people themselves begin to clamour for an education which shall qualify their children for life rather than for earning a living. As a matter of fact, it is the man who has read and thought on many subjects who is, with the necessary training, the most capable whether in handling tools, drawing plans, or keeping books." - Charlotte Mason

"Going forward with our service and work is an important way room qualify for revelation. In my study of the scriptures I have noted that most revelation to the children of God comes when they are on the move, not when they are sitting back in their habitations waiting for the Lord to tell them the first step to take." - Dallin H. Oaks

"My kids love it. I thought I was the coolest dad in the world when I got to be in a Bond film, but 'Harry Potter', too? Well, I think I qualify for a medal for exceptional parenting or something, don't you?" - Robbie Coltrane

"The fruits of the earth do not more obviously require labor and cultivation to prepare them for our use and subsistence, than our faculties demand instruction and regulation in order to qualify us to become upright and valuable members of society, useful to others, or happy ourselves." - Isaac Barrow

"Love shouldn't make a beggar of one. I wouldn't want love if I had to beg for it, to barter or qualify it. And I should despise it if anyone ever begged for my love. Love is something that must be given - it can't be bought with words or pity, or even reason." - Jacqueline Susann

"Louisville, KY - Barack Obama lost Kentucky in 2012 by 23 points, yet the state remains closely divided about re-electing the man whose parliamentary skills uniquely qualify him to restrain Obama's executive overreach. So, Kentucky's Senate contest is a constitutional moment that will determine whether the separation of powers will be reasserted by a Congress revitalized by restoration of the Senate's dignity." - George Will

"I wonder how long it would take him to realize I'm right as sin - it's the rest of the world that's wrong. I'm not even sure how I qualify for admission to Aspen Springs. Does wanting to die equal losing your mind?" - Ellen Hopkins

"Youth who have been exposed to immoral images at a very early age are terrified that they may have already disqualified themselves for missionary service and sacred covenants. ... I want to assure you young people [that] through repentance you can qualify for all the blessings of heaven. That is what the Savior's Atonement is all about." - Quentin L. Cook

"I"ve never met anyone who had a monkey for a friend before. (Maggie) I do' know. I think those two guys you were with would qualify as primates, but then, that's an insult to the primate and I do' want Marvin to get pissed at me. He has higher sensibilities, you know? (Wren)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I've never met anyone who had a monkey for a friend before. (Maggie) I don't know. I think those two guys you were with would qualify as primates, but then, that's an insult to the primate and I don't want Marvin to get pissed at me. He has higher sensibilities, you know? (Wren)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"I don't know if I would qualify as mainstream. I think I have managed to function pretty successfully on the fringes of the music world and have been able to play exactly what I have wanted the way I have wanted" - Pat Metheny

"She only maintains that it is possible, under some circumstances, for a lady to murder her husband; but that a woman who wears ankle-strap shoes and smokes on the street corner, though she may be a joy to all who know her and have devoted her life to charity, could never qualify as a lady." - Judith Martin

"It doesn t require any particular bravery to stand on the floor of the Senate and urge our boys in Vietnam to fight harder and if this war mushrooms into a major conflict and a hundred thousand young Americans are killed it won t be U.S. Senators who die. It will be American soldiers who are too young to qualify for the Senate." - George Mcgovern