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Validated Quotes


"If you see yourself reflected in art, you feel validated." - Erik Parker

"Just like children, emotions heal when they are heard and validated." - Jill Bolte Taylor

"In England right now you're not good enough until you get validated." - Mia

"Original sin is the only doctrine that's been empirically validated by 2,000 years of human history." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"I've worked so hard to just be my full self and God has just validated me in so many ways." - Kofi Siriboe

"When I get this kind of support, I feel validated in my decision to stand up for myself." - Paula Broadwell

"In terms of relationships, women often completely over-estimate the confidence of men, and forget about needing to feel validated." - Matthew Hussey

"The Supreme Court of the United States... has validated the Nazi method of execution in... concentration camps, starving them to death!" - Jack Kevorkian

"If I had to give a definition of happiness, it would be this: happiness needs nothing but itself; it doesn't have to be validated." - Herman Koch

"Reportage is interesting only when placed in a fictional context, but fiction is interesting only if it is validated by a documentary context." - Jean-Luc Godard

"If I had to give a definition of happiness, it would be this: happiness needs nothing but itself; it does' have to be validated." - Herman Koch

"I felt validated and valued , and here was this woman [Whoopi Goldberg ] inside my television screen who gave me a voice." - Aisha Hinds

"Successful fiction does not need to be validated by 'real life'; I cringe whenever a writer is asked how much of a novel is 'real'." - Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

"The truth of no truths becomes, inevitably, truth: a way of naming being, language, and culture that guards the boundaries of thought against claims it has not validated." - David Bentley

"When you play for ticket-holders, you are already validated. I have no sense that I need to be accepted. I'm already accepted." - Joshua Bell

"The lived experiences which could not find adequate scientific expression in the substance doctrine of rational psychology were now validated in light of new and better methods." - Wilhelm Dilthey

"I didn't ever feel close to my real family. I didn't feel validated; I never felt right because I was always wrong." - Richard Lewis

"The weird thing about acting is you're the most competent when you're at your best, but you have to be validated." - Max Minghella

"If I had to give a definition of happiness, it would be this: happiness needs nothing but itself; it doesn't have to be validated." - Herman Koch

"The Supreme Court of the United States... has validated the Nazi method of execution in... concentration camps, starving them to death." - Jack Kevorkian

"The weird thing about acting is you're the most competent when you're at your best, but you have to be validated. It's a weird kind of vicious circle." - Max Minghella

"I would love to get married, first of all, from my children's perspective. People don't think of children when they think of gay marriage, but I do have children, and for them to see their family validated as other families are validated and protected by our government, yes." - Judy Gold

"Unlike femininity, relaxed masculinity is at bottom empty, a limp nullity. While the female body is full of internal potentiality, the male is internally barren. Manhood at the most basic level can be validated and expressed only in action." - George Gilder

"If faith cannot be reconciled with rational thinking, it has to be eliminated as an anachronistic remnant of earlier stages of culture and replaced by science dealing with facts and theories which are intelligible and can be validated." - Erich Fromm

"In conclusion, I submit that, far from science having buried God, not only do the results of science point towards his existence, but the scientific enterprise itself is validated by his existence." - John Lennox

"Progress in manufacturing is measured by the production of high quality goods. The unit of progress for Lean Startups is validated learning-a rigorous method for demonstrating progress when one is embedded in the soil of extreme uncertainty." - Eric Ries

"The minimum viable product is that version of a new product which allows a team to collect the maximum amount of validated learning about customers with the least effort." - Eric Ries

"Most people wish to be consoled, confirmed. They want their prejudices reinforced and their structured belief systems validated. After all, it hurts to think, and it's absolute agony to think twice." - Jennifer Stone

"One can imagine a sane, healthy, cheerful human society based on no more than the principles of common sense, as validated each day by work, play, and living experience. But this remains the most utopian and fantastic of ideals." - Edward Abbey

"If the plan is to see what happens, a team is guaranteed to succeed - at seeing what happens - but won't necessarily gain validated learning - If you cannot fail, you cannot learn." - Eric Ries

"Satisfied needs do not motivate. It's only the unsatisfied need that motivates. Next to physical survival, the greatest need of a human being is psychological survival - to be understood, to be affirmed, to be validated, to be appreciated." - Stephen Covey

"One of the basic needs of every human being is the need to be loved, to have our wishes and feelings taken seriously, to be validated as people who matter." - Harold S. Kushner

"What's sad is that there is an addictive quality to that, to believing your own hype; to allowing yourself to become validated by others and no longer by yourself. That's the danger of celebrity" - Giovanni Ribisi

"A geometrical theory in physical interpretation can never be validated with mathematical certainty ... ; like any other theory of empirical science, it can acquire only a more or less high degree of confirmation." - Carl Gustav Hempel

"We have Internet now and people are not stupid. But it seems that some people are trying to push the same agenda of the Cold War of conspiracy theories and amazing achievements that are very easily traced and validated." - Bassem Youssef

"Thank you for your loyalty, and many kindnesses through the years...You have one by one validated my modest life as an actress, far beyond my personal fulfillment. Dare to pursue your own positive dreams. I value each of you." - Dyanne Thorne

"There can be no doubt as to the facts as I have stated them. Orthodoxy derives from this axiomatic foundation, and the two systems are mutually reinforcing: hence each is doubly validated." - Jack Vance

"I sing all the time. But maybe nobody's hearing it, because I'm singing in my car or in my house or whatever. I don't need the roar of the crowd, and I don't need to hear cheers to feel validated." - Natalie Maines

"I'm laughing because I know the secret of life. And the secret of life is that I have validated my existence. I know that I am worth more than my house, my bank account, or any physical thing." - Carlos Santana

"My highest point was the first thing I won, a short story competition in a women's magazine in the Eighties. It was the first time I'd had my writing validated, and the first thing I'd ever shown anyone else." - Kate Atkinson

"What's sad is that there is an addictive quality to that, to believing your own hype; to allowing yourself to become validated by others and no longer by yourself. That's the danger of celebrity." - Giovanni Ribisi

"I mean, if you have to wake up in the morning to be validated by the editorial page of the New York Times, you got a pretty sorry existence." - Karl Rove

"I always feel the most validated and confident being around people that I find funny - having Fred Armisen laugh at a scene or Bill Hader or Seth Meyers give me a compliment." - Cecily Strong

"If I'm a conservative, I'll generally watch Fox. If someone's liberal, they'll generally watch MSNBC. They'll basically learn a set of facts that are completely distinct from one another. They'll get their views validated." - Jeb Bush

"Actors live dependent on being validated by other people's opinions. I don't understand what it is I do that people want. I don't know what an actor does. I have no credentials. I don't know what I'm doing." - Shia Labeouf

"Objectivity, in this sense, means that a person's statements about the world can be trusted if they are submitted to established rules deemed legitimate by a professional community. Facts here are not aspects of the world, but consensually validated statements about it." - Michael Schudson

"I view Witchcraft as a religion that has evolved over the centuries. I do not consider Witchcraft to be a modern invention. Instead I deal with it in my writings as a Mystery Tradition with long roots to the past. It has always been my position that we don't need an ancient tradition in order to be validated. We just happen to have one." - Raven Grimassi

"I've said before: If Osama bin Laden was a Christian, Iraq was the Christmas present he always wanted but never expected his parents to give. It validated for the Muslim world virtually all of bin Laden's rhetoric. He had always said the Americans will destroy any strong Muslim regime, and we did." - Michael Scheuer

"There's probably a certain confidence in your voice, or something, that is validated. You know what I mean? I'm just imagining if people didn't already say that you were cool, that you'd [have] more doubt in what you're doing. That's not so conscious, but that's part of my cosmology now." - Stephen Malkmus

"I wrote for television some, animation. Batman the Animated Series, Superman the Animated Series, Son of Batman, things of that nature were made and I'm happy about that, but now the recent film and TV stuff have validated me, as if that makes any sense." - Joe R. Lansdale

"I have always felt validated and it shouldn't take film to do that for writer, but I'm glad it has. My plan has always been to be read more widely by doing just what I've always done. I wanted to break into the mainstream without becoming mainstream." - Joe R. Lansdale

"Nas' Illmatic blew my mind when I first heard it. The poetry was done on such a high level that in a way, it validated our existence, our culture. He used the language of the street at the time and made it art. Art tends to be validating." - Erik Parker

"Perhapsthemost sublimeinsights oftheJewishprophets and the Christian gospel is the knowledge that since perfection is love, the apprehension of perfection is at once the means of seeing one's imperfections and the consoling assurance of grace which makes this realization bearable. This ultimate paradox of high religion is not an invention of theologians or priests. It is constantly validated by the most searching experiences of life." - Reinhold Niebuhr

"It's a real wrenching thing to go from being a private person to being a public person, especially when you're being autobiographical. But it's what everyone wants - to get everyone's attention, to have your music make a living for you, to be validated in that way." - James Taylor

"Mystery is an inescapable ingredient of mathematics. Mathematics is full of unanswered questions, which far outnumber known theorems and results. It's the nature of mathematics to pose more problems than it can solve. Indeed, mathematics itself may be built on small islands of truth comprising the pieces of mathematics that can be validated by relatively short proofs. All else is speculation." - Ivars Peterson

"I personally have more faith than the average writer in people's willingness to be complicated, and so I'm thrilled by what's happened. I'm elated at audiences' willingness to handle complexity. In some sense, I feel like my belief in what people are capable of is being validated." - Michael Loceff

"There's nothing wrong with raising venture capital. Many lean startups are ambitious and are able to deploy large amounts of capital. What differentiates them is their disciplined approach to determining when to spend money: after the fundamental elements of the business model have been empirically validated." - Eric Ries

"It doesn't give me any satisfaction to think that my concerns will be validated by my grandchildren's generation. I would love to be wrong in everything. My grandchildren are my stake in the near future, and it's my great hope that they might one day say, 'Grandpa was part of a great movement that helped to turn things around.'" - David Suzuki

"For me, in terms of personal satisfaction, the mission's already accomplished. I already won. As soon as the journalists were able to work, everything that I had been trying to do was validated. Because, remember, I didn't want to change society. I wanted to give society a chance to determine if it should change itself." - Edward Snowden

"It iscrucial that we understand lesbian/feminism in the deepest, most radical sense: as that love for ourselves and other women, that commitment to the freedom of all of us, which transcends the category of "sexual preference" and the issue of civil rights, to become a politics of asking women's questions, demanding a world in which the integrity of all women-not a chosen few-shall be honored and validated in every respect of culture." - Adrienne Rich

"We wanted to make a show that not only highlights the adventure of hunting, but also the fantastic culinary opportunities that a successful hunt can bring. It's great to have those efforts validated with a Beard nomination, and it speaks to the dedication of everyone on the MeatEater team. This honor makes us even more motivated to keep hammering out a solid, authentic hunting show that speaks to a variety of audiences." - Steven Rinella

"I don't know how you feel, but I feel like writing, clarity of thought, and truth have been validated because we see what happens when we get lax in those areas. I'm excited by the idea that writers like us can actually reach out and try to understand and prod and agitate the people who are in support of Trump because we have the tools to do it. We're language people and we're idea people." - George Saunders

"Now, [hip-hop/grime artists] Stormzy, Skepta, or the Section Boyz have to be validated by Drake, Rihanna or Beyonce. They're rolled into this one urban culture bubble; it's not really to do with, "I'm specifically f - ked off about my country and what's going on in my town." We're very much only showing success to artists who impress American artists, and I'm one of them." - Mia

"My life has been many examples of shortsighted goals that I thought would fix things. You know, if there's something broken inside me, if there's a hole in there, I thought: If I could just write a good song someday, then I'd be OK. You know, if I could just be on stage in front of people I'd never seen before and be validated by them." - Trent Reznor

"Treatment Plans and Interventions for Depression and Anxiety Disorders provides clinicians with essential guidelines to treat patients in the era of managed care. Seven psychiatric disorders are described and conceptualized in cognitive-behavioral terms. The authors then provided an unusually clear, reader-friendly description of how to assess and treat each disorder with illustrative case examples, and patient forms and handouts. It should prove very useful for clinicians or clinicians-in-training who want to learn how to conduct short-term treatment through an empirically validated approach." - Judith S. Beck