Top 40 Stagnant Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Stagnant Quotes from famous people such as Kevin Harvick, Mikhail Gorbachev, Seth Rollins, Arancha Gonzalez, David Ignatius, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

People like things that change. They don't like stagnan

People like things that change. They don’t like stagnant things.
Kevin Harvick
A society should never become like a pond with stagnant water, without movement. That’s the most important thing.
Mikhail Gorbachev
If you’re not learning, then you’re stagnant. If you’re stagnant, then you’re not evolving and the business isn’t progressing.
Seth Rollins
Governments can’t credibly claim to be concerned about stagnant growth and ageing workforces unless they are actively seeking to empower women economically. One way they can speed up progress towards gender-equal economic opportunity is to change laws that are holding women back.
Arancha Gonzalez
We’re grappling with the same issue facing all advanced economies – how to revive growth and distribute its fruits more fairly. An America that can tackle that problem head-on can perhaps help revive a stagnant global economy.
David Ignatius
Stadiums can be places where people of different colour come to support their teams, or they can be seen as stagnant areas where healthy people will be infected by racism.
Kevin-Prince Boateng
At a time when the GOP is playing games with the debt limit, a member of the Supreme Court is refusing to recuse himself from matters he has a financial interest in, and middle class incomes are stagnant, many want to change the subject. I don’t. This was a prank, and a silly one. I’m focused on my work.
Anthony Weiner
I’m somebody who constantly wants to challenge himself, evolve, and grow. Because if you don’t, you fade. You become stagnant.
CM Punk
Many actors are not willing to wait and take the risk. They get restless sitting at home and, eventually, take up anything that comes their way. It’s not that I wasn’t offered supernatural shows and love stories again, but I chose to wait for the right opportunity. I deserve variety, or I will feel stagnant.
Krystle D’Souza
Human life moves only in one direction – toward disease, damage, and death. The best you can hope for is to remain stagnant or, in certain cases, return to a previous condition when things weren’t as bad as they’ve become for you.
Thomas Ligotti
The old, subjective, stagnant, indolent and wretched life for woman has gone. She has as many resources as men, as many activities beckon her on. As large possibilities swell and inspire her heart.
Anna Julia Cooper
The truth is the middle class is not only stagnant but it is my fear that, without sustained and focused action, it is at risk of disappearing.
Jan Schakowsky
Fear of foreign domination in India led the Janata Party, in the 1970s, to push for partial Indian ownership of all multinational firms within the country. The result was a spectacular pullback, by companies such as IBM and Coca-Cola, and a stagnant economy.
Peter Blair Henry
I don’t like being stagnant. I want to continue to grow and just be better at what I do, and the only way to do that is to keep stepping outside of your comfort zone.
Vanessa Hudgens
It’s true that redistributing income to the needy is politically easier in a growing economy than in a stagnant one.
Robert Reich
Personality is reduced and deformed with depleted thoughts and stagnant mind.
Hussein of Jordan
France’s economy is stagnant, statist, and uncompetitive and urgently needs reform.
Zanny Minton Beddoes
In my opinion, the most stagnant thing in our sport is our schedule and our venues that we go to.
Kevin Harvick
I’ve seen a lot of my friends go through different reality shows, and they just get caught up in a lot of stagnant positions, unfortunately.
Will Champlin
You have to grow. I can’t be the same person I was at 18; otherwise, I’d be stagnant.
Katrina Kaif
Badly constructed houses do for the healthy what badly constructed hospitals do for the sick. Once insure that the air in a house is stagnant, and sickness is certain to follow.
Florence Nightingale
We all know what happens with socialized medicine: rationing and stagnant care.
Lisa Kennedy Montgomery
Moneyball’ doesn’t have anything to do with on-base percentage or statistics. It’s a constant investigation of stagnant systems, to see if you can find value where it isn’t readily apparent.
Paul DePodesta
I’d seen so many people become stagnant in New Jersey – I had this fear I’d just stay there. They’d come out of high school, get a job, get married, have kids and die in Jersey. I wanted more.
Frankie Valli
I equate physical activity with happiness not just from the perspective of producing endorphins but also from the perspective of really moving through emotions and getting stagnant energy to move through our body.
Gabrielle Bernstein
Playing a stadium is a big adrenaline boost for me and I dig it. It keeps me on my toes and makes me revamp everything I’m doing and not get stagnant with how I approach every show, which is something I like.
Jason Aldean
Politics thrives on simple, clean messages, something that played to Obama’s advantage in 2008. Stagnant unemployment and the loss of America’s AAA rating are as simple and tough as they come. This is the economy on Obama’s watch, and there’s no one left to blame.
John Sununu
Right after college, I participated in the Miss India contest and then went on to pursue modelling, as that seemed like the logical next step. But pretty soon, I started to feel stagnant in that profession.
Sobhita Dhulipala
The best thing to do is stare it in the face and move on. We have to face our fears and plow through. I think taking chances takes a lot more courage than staying stagnant and doing what’s safe and comfortable.
Terri Clark
For me personally, I have a fear of, ‘If I stop, I’m going to die.’ If I stop doing the things that are enriching to me or creatively exciting to me or if I stop creating, then I feel stagnant. If something isn’t growing, it’s dying.
Chris Hardwick
There is something that feels stagnant about having things you don’t use or wear. But shoes are my thing. Shoes and scarves, I’m a big fan of the scarf.
Leslie Bibb
As with mosquitoes, horseflies, and most bloodsucking p

As with mosquitoes, horseflies, and most bloodsucking parasites, Kenneth Starr was spawned in stagnant water.
James Carville
You can never come into the spring feeling like you’ve got a guaranteed spot. Once you do that, you kind of get stagnant, and someone’s going to pass you up.
Aaron Judge
One thing we’re going to focus on is the middle class and the crushing prices and stagnant wages they’re facing. What motivates me is looking at my 3-year-old son and thinking about what we’re passing on to him and his future wife and their future kids.
Bobby Schilling
A stand-up act is almost like a pool. You know what I mean? It’s like a pool, and you’re always skimming little leaves out of it, messing with the chlorine level, putting up umbrellas. You’re trying to make one little stagnant body of water perfect. Whereas a late-night show is like a river, always moving forward.
Pete Holmes
Somebody can say they don’t understand why somebody drifts. But I’ve always found people who drift interesting, ’cause it shows me the game’s not stagnant in their own head. They’re thinking.
Dennis Miller
When you do something eight times a week, you fall into those little places where sometimes things can get a bit stagnant. That’s why I always welcome a new face on the stage.
Carmen Cusack
Shows than run for years together make you stagnant.
Satish Kaushik
Everybody’s all up on the EDM bandwagon now, because it’s, like, another viable conduit for traditional pop music to ride for a bit so they can get out of their little stagnant pool and make a dance hit.
I’d like to see the comics’ style expanded. I’d like to see artists synthesize traditional comics arts style with fine-arts styles or whatever. I like to see innovation. I don’t like it when an art form becomes stagnant.
Harvey Pekar