Words matter. These are the best Unfriendly Quotes from famous people such as Robert Reich, John Dewey, Elliott Abrams, Venkatraman Ramakrishnan, Walter Bagehot, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
In the 1980s, corporate raiders began mounting unfriendly takeovers of companies that could deliver higher returns to their shareholders – if they abandoned their other stakeholders.
Nature is the mother and the habitat of man, even if sometimes a stepmother and an unfriendly home.
If you say to the White House, ‘Obama has been very unfriendly to Israel,’ they say, ‘What do you mean? It’s the best military-to-military relationship ever.’ And that part is true.
There’s a perception out there that the U.K. has become unfriendly to immigrants. Even if that isn’t true, the very fact that that is the perception will make people not even want to come.
A severe though not unfriendly critic of our institutions said that the cure for admiring the House of Lords was to go and look at it.
My children, as long as you live, the shadow of the Hiss Case will brush you. In every pair of eyes that rests on you, you will see pass, like a cloud passing behind a woods in winter, the memory of your father – dissembled in friendly eyes, lurking in unfriendly eyes.
In London, people can be so… well, it’s not even a case of people being unkind or unfriendly. You just don’t make any contact in London. You go from A to B with your eyes on the pavement.
TV is generally an unfriendly environment for directors because you’re expected to come in and tell a story in the voice of the show that already exists and just fill in the blanks and then submit it back.
We left my birthplace, Brooklyn, New York, in 1939 when I was 13. I enjoyed the ethnic variety and the interesting students in my public school, P.S. 134. The kids in my neighborhood were only competitive in games, although unfriendly gangs tended to define the limits of our neighborhood.
To fail is a natural consequence of trying, To succeed takes time and prolonged effort in the face of unfriendly odds. To think it will be any other way, no matter what you do, is to invite yourself to be hurt and to limit your enthusiasm for trying again.
Most of the characters I have in my children’s books are grouchy or annoyed about something or are calling each other unfriendly names. Like my own kids, they’re not honeys and sweetie pies and little angels. They’re kids. Sloppy, dirty, stinky.
My work is about the underbelly of the beauty of nature – and the dark side of nature is its indifference. Nature isn’t friendly, nor is it unfriendly – it’s the perfect embodiment of the Other.
I think the western is about people in harsh places trying to tame an unfriendly wilderness. Because life is defined by struggle, it’s kind of the perfect microcosmic experience to explore that. ‘Here we are, struggling.’ It’s about people persevering and persevering and persevering.
The first question we would ask if aliens landed on this planet is not, ‘What does this mean for the economy or jobs?’ It would be, ‘Are they friendly or unfriendly?’
As authors, we all expect criticism from time to time, and we all have our ways of coping with unfriendly reviews.