Top 40 Subordinate Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Subordinate Quotes from famous people such as Johan Huizinga, China Mieville, Edward Grey, Lizzy Caplan, Bainbridge Colby, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to som

Play is a uniquely adaptive act, not subordinate to some other adaptive act, but with a special function of its own in human experience.
Johan Huizinga
I always felt sorry for the sidekick as a kid. They never got their due and it left a very bad taste in the mouth – they are defined by a subordinate relationship to someone else. I always felt like a bit of sidekick when I was a kid and it didn’t feel fair.
China Mieville
From the material point of view the proposal is unacceptable, for France, without further territory in Europe being taken from her, could be so crushed as to lose her position as a Great Power, and become subordinate to German policy.
Edward Grey
I try to bring elements of my own personality to every character I’ve played, but I think I’m pretty similar to the character I’m playing now. The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl.
Lizzy Caplan
A liberty subject to law and subordinate to the common welfare.
Bainbridge Colby
The reason I always insisted on signing my work was not to be subordinate to anyone.
Paul Rand
In Egypt, the living were subordinate to the dead.
Stephen Gardiner
I know that even a consensual relationship with a subordinate is inappropriate, but I still allowed it to happen despite my better judgment.
Katie Hill
Always mistrust a subordinate who never finds fault with his superior.
William Collins
What I said was that in a democratic society, people must be permitted to make their choices and that the choices of women should not be subordinate to the choices of men, otherwise women are less than equal, are second-class citizens.
Dennis Kucinich
The Great Depression of the 1930s saw more American unmarried women working from nine to five, mostly in repetitive, boring, subordinate, dead-end jobs. But the number of working women doubled between 1870 and 1940. During World War II it doubled once again.
Helen Fisher
The President regards the Japanese as a brave people; but courage, though useful in time of war, is subordinate to knowledge of arts; hence, courage without such knowledge is not to be highly esteemed.
Townsend Harris
There’s an art to asking questions. Briefings are valuable but normally communicate primarily what the subordinate leader wants you to know, and often the picture they provide is incomplete.
Stanley A. McChrystal
This source of corruption, alas, is inherent in the democratic system itself, and it can only be controlled, if at all, by finding ways to encourage legislators to subordinate ambition to principle.
James L. Buckley
Men’s moral principles are weak enough without their being made subordinate to selfishness; and their selfishness is quite active enough, without any such effort as Christianity makes to constitute it the mainspring of all their conduct.
Lysander Spooner
For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.
Winston Churchill
Women are so powerful they’re scary, and the incentive to squash this has been going on for so long that some of us actually believe we’re subordinate.
Alanis Morissette
It seems clear to me that the Obama Administration has no human rights policy. That is, while in some inchoate sense they would like respect for human rights to grow around the world, as all Americans would, they have no actual policy to achieve that goal – and they subordinate it to all their other policy goals.
Elliott Abrams
I’m a team player. I’ve, you know, played team sports my whole life, at least as a kid. And I believe that you have to subordinate yourself to the greater good of the team.
Anthony Scaramucci
My experience in childhood and adolescence of the subordinate role played by the female in a society run entirely by men had convinced me that I was not cut out to be a wife.
Rita Levi-Montalcini
There are no conditions in which we subordinate the interests of the class as a whole to the interests of any sect, any chapel, any separate organization.
Ernest Mandel
The Constitution overrides a statute, but a statute, if consistent with the Constitution, overrides the law of judges. In this sense, judge-made law is secondary and subordinate to the law that is made by legislators.
Benjamin N. Cardozo
If you’ve experienced having control, you don’t want to be moved to a subordinate position, if you have your druthers.
Julius Erving
Photography, sculpture, and painting were wielded as cultural weapons over the course of generations to substantiate the idea that black people were inherently subordinate beings; they were used to make slavery acceptable and to make black subjugation more palatable.
Clint Smith
No longer can a risk to human life be considered subordinate to blind and increasingly discredited ideology.
Gina Miller
Also, of course, for most of this time most Americans thought of America as a white country with, at best, only a very segregated and subordinate role for blacks.
Samuel P. Huntington
I think you also understand that one of the key things that’s got to be done in Iraq is to build a mentality of understanding that the military needs to be subordinate to civilian control and respectful of its own people.
John Abizaid
The judicial system of Rwanda is not subordinate to France or France’s interests.
Paul Kagame
As the camera, I try to subordinate every word to be truthful and honest to each character’s context.
Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu
For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character.
Ferdinand Mount
Whether it is unbranded hotels, branded hotels, whatever it is, anywhere where a customer can get an experience that is subordinate but for a price that is equal or higher than the market, we want that to change.
Ritesh Agarwal
As far as 'Venom,' we took some license with this becau

As far as ‘Venom,’ we took some license with this because I don’t think we know a lot about him from his days on planet Klyntar in the comic. But in our movie we thought maybe he could also be somebody who’s a little bit of a loser, a loner, and doesn’t love being subordinate.
Ruben Fleischer
All the idols made by man, however terrifying they may be, are in point of fact subordinate to him, and that is why he will always have it in his power to destroy them.
Simone de Beauvoir
I think Americans did learn that you just are not going to be able to live well if you subordinate people on the grounds of their religion.
Martha Nussbaum
An attorney general’s duty is to render her opinion and honest advice; she cannot set herself up as a judge overruling the president’s decision. The president need not ‘convince’ his subordinate that his decision reflects the best view of the law.
William Barr
As long as Palestinian violence exists, but not a Palestinian state, Israel is in danger, because it cannot obtain assistance from the international community against an entity that is not subordinate to international law.
Stephane Hessel
The circulatory system of man and the vertebrate animals can be considered as made up of a small number of organs or subordinate systems, which are easy to recognize anatomically, and the functions of which are on the whole quite distinct.
August Krogh
We don’t need a strongman. But we need a strong country that is not subordinate to Europe.
Matteo Salvini
The state has got to be its own master. The modalities of civic life may not be prescribed for it through any power standing outside of that state – be it a private person or be it a community superior, collateral, or subordinate to that state.
Edith Stein
Sometimes you have to subordinate strategic considerations to tactical needs.
Ehud Barak