Words matter. These are the best Leap Quotes from famous people such as Regina Brett, Anand Mahindra, David Bergen, Lowell McAdam, Black Elk, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
The secret to success, to parenting, to life, is to not count up the cost. Don’t focus on all the steps it will take. Don’t stare into the abyss at the giant leap it will take. That view will keep you from taking the next small step.
Nobody understands how the world will change. The only way you can plan for the future is to have scenarios. You have to have the courage to take a leap of faith on one of them.
When I get moved to write a story, I don’t question the story. I dive right in, and I try to ignore the voices that are chattering away at me: ‘You can’t do that’, ‘You shouldn’t do that’. I just sort of leap and take a chance and go for it.
We’re extremely excited about the assets that Yahoo has in the areas of Sports and Finance and Email and News. You match those up with AOL, and we’ve just made an exponential leap in capabilities here.
And as he spoke of understanding, I looked up and saw the rainbow leap with flames of many colors over me.
The idea of a computer winning the Nobel Prize for physics is not too unlikely, citing a computer as joint recipient. It’s obviously not a huge leap to think of something similar happening in fiction.
One of the things that happens when people make the leap from a certain amount of money to tens of millions of dollars is that the people around you dramatically change.
The American television industry is a Darwinian environment where success is usually measured in inches, not yards. That is, for most TV media, audiences have gotten so small that one measures ‘victories’ in tenths of a point – as in, a 2.2 percent share is a great leap over a 2.1 percent share.
I didn’t start making a real living until eight or nine years in. Even after ‘Goodfellas’ came out, I was still working as a waiter, and people would recognize me – that was an odd experience. But when ‘The Sopranos’ hit, that was like an exponential leap.
At forty-five degrees, the sky will burn. Fire to approach the great new city; in an instant, a great scattered flame will leap up, when one will want to get evidence from the Normans.
Anybody can leap off a building.
My grandfather was a really, really tough no-nonsense factory worker who emigrated from Ireland in about 1900 to Bridgeport, Conn. He had a big effect on me. Those guys who took a great leap out into what they knew not were the ones who were the real stars, the real heroes.
Making the leap from the best sunglasses company in the world to a world-class brand is a natural transition.
The mission of Gearbox is to entertain the world and with the record-breaking success of ‘Borderlands 3,’ we’re excited to take one more giant leap down that road.
Whom do you speak to about introducing a leap year? Is it heresy to request such a thing? Why do the Jews have one and we don’t?
To me, Scorpio was a big bet and a quantum leap in the kind of sophistication of our products. People forget that, apart from the Bolero and the Armada, until the nineties we never made hard-top vehicles.
Since 9/11, there has been a huge leap in people wanting to get personally involved in public service and international affairs.
I wasn’t at all sure I could make that sort of leap into that sort of comic book reality.
Life is like the monkey bars: you have to let go to move forward. Once you make the decision to leap into entrepreneurship, be sure to loosen your grasp on old concepts so you can swing your way to new ones.
Coming from having absolutely nothing to having a few grand in the bank, it was a big culture leap. I think that’s why I went off the rails a bit really, ’cause there was no training for it. They didn’t do fame in schools.
If you’re going to believe in God, if you’re going to take that leap of faith, as I do, then the God that seems the most comprehensible to me would be the God who set us spinning and said ‘Good luck.’
I spend several years trying to get inside the brain and heart of my subjects, listening to the interior monologues in their letters, and when I have to bridge the chasms between the factual evidence, I try to make an intuitive leap through the eyes and motivation of the person I’m writing about.
Certain things work on paper held together with staples. Comics use bright colors to make things leap off the page, but movies are a different medium.
Nobody gets argued all the way into becoming a believer on the sheer basis of logic and reason. That requires a leap of faith.
Europe embraces new ideas in transportation like no other region in the world and is uniquely positioned to take the next great leap in transportation with Hyperloop One.
The battle over genetically modified crops is rife with business interests and political opportunism. When GMOs were first produced in laboratories around the world, they were rightly heralded as a tremendous leap forward in our ability to supplement nature by providing high-nutrient foods.
He came by a leap to the goal of purpose, not by the toilsome steps of reason. On the instant his headlong spirit declared his purpose: this was the one being for him in all the world: at this altar he would light a lamp of devotion, and keep it burning forever.
Doing is a quantum leap from imagining.
I do strive to find projects that are trying to carve out some new space. I enjoy projects that leap away from the crowd a little bit.
There’s a moment when you come to a certain point, and if you make the leap you get to the big leagues. But if you back away, you get stuck.
Both my parents were working in politics when I was growing up, so going on stage was not that great a leap.
Research the leaders in fields related to yours, synthesize their findings, and see how you can apply their hard-won wisdom to your work. Stand on their shoulders, and then make a leap into new territory that is distinctly yours.
The strangest thing that human speech and human writing can do is create a metaphor. That is an amazing leap, is it not?
I like making people laugh, so drama was never a big leap for me.
Getting to the pint where the other is not the enemy is a big leap.
When I was a kid, ‘Quantum Leap’ was one of my favorite TV shows.
You leap over the wall of one ghetto and find yourself in another ghetto.
If you look at my body of work, which is not very big, really, it took an evolutionary leap with ‘The Zookeeper’s Wife’.
I like motivational books, because I like the go-getting American spirit – your destiny is in your own hands, life is what you make it, don’t accept your limitations, jump before you’re pushed, leap before you look.
Sometimes all you need is a big leap of faith.
Everybody recognizes that if you can make very efficient electric motors, you can make a quantum leap forward.
Faith is almost the bottom line of creativity; it requires a leap of faith any time we undertake a creative endeavor, whether this is going to the easel, or the page, or onto the stage – or for that matter, in a homelier way, picking out the right fabric for the kitchen curtains, which is also a creative act.
After we finished filming ‘Sinbad,’ I went out to Los Angeles for meetings and was invited to a pre-Oscars party. I met Victoria Beckham, Kenneth Branagh, and Gary Oldman. That was quite a leap for me.
Let’s learn from history and take a look at other infamous socialist central-planning experiments like China’s Great Leap Forward or the Soviet Union’s Five-Year Plan. Like those two disasters, the Green New Deal would cripple our country and sacrifice Americans on the altar of environmental extremism.
I started to think about what drives innovation and what its social significance might be. The next step was to think innovators are taking a leap into the unknown. That led me to the thought that it is also a source of fun and employee engagement.
I once pitched this show that was just like ‘Quantum Leap,’ in terms of the set-up, and I got a pass because they said ‘Quantum Leap’ didn’t work, even though it was on for six or seven seasons. You can’t say ‘Quantum Leap’ didn’t work!
My leap is something that I’ve always had. I’ve always been able to jump high.
It’s a leap of faith doing any serialised storytelling.
Being on a book tour is like being on the seesaw when you’re a little kid. The excitement is in having someone to play with, and in rising up in the air, but then you’re at the mercy of those holding you down, and if it’s your older brother, or Paul Wolfowitz, they leap up, so that you crash down and get hurt.
You know that gap between where you are and where you’d like to be? Within that gap, there is an ache and an aspirational leap, which is very good for writing.
‘Charlotte’s Web,’ which I read sitting on my mother’s lap, was the most emotional experience: that was when I made the leap from seeing how to untangle words to realizing how books both contain and convey strong feelings.
Africa doesn’t leap on you immediately; it seeps slowly, and it’s incredibly important to be respectful and humble there.
I have such a dancer’s spirit that I tend to leap around the house. Once I leaped onto my bed and landed on the floor. But I danced more for myself than I did for other people.