Words matter. These are the best Threshold Quotes from famous people such as Seamus Heaney, Neil Blumenthal, Joe Lonsdale, Jeffrey Kluger, Vincent McNabb, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Poetry is more a threshold than a path.
I completely believe in the lean startup and minimum viable product; I just I think that people are setting the threshold for minimum viable too low.
We adapt to technological progress by raising our minimum standards of living and working to stay above this rising threshold.
Spending $1 for a brand new house would feel very, very good. Spending $1,000 for a ham sandwich would feel very, very bad. Spending $19,000 for a small family car would feel, well, more or less right. But as with physical pain, fiscal pain can depend on the individual, and everyone has a different threshold.
That mystic clasp of love lies not on the threshold but at the end of spiritual life, and can be reached for the most part only after much spiritual exercising, many denials, self-denials, watchings, and, it may be, the Cross of pain and disillusionment.
Think of yourself as on the threshold of unparalleled success. A whole, clear, glorious life lies before you. Achieve! Achieve!
I understand every parent has a different risk threshold. And I realize life is full of risks, even including harmful chemicals that we interact with on a daily basis.
If Death Grips isn’t the fourth horseman of a hip-hop apocalypse, its music at least tests the genre’s threshold of extremity: The trio’s abrasive, jittery style teeters on the edge of palatability, and plays toward a morbid curiosity to which many listeners won’t succumb.
At times, we were forced to go through a history of dependence, unable to determine our own destiny. But today, we are at the threshold of a new turning point.
Rituals, anthropologists will tell us, are about transformation. The rituals we use for marriage, baptism or inaugurating a president are as elaborate as they are because we associate the ritual with a major life passage, the crossing of a critical threshold, or in other words, with transformation.
By subliminal, I mean things that occur in our world that are below the threshold of consciousness but do have a psychological effect on us.
After a decade in public life working to stop Iran from ever acquiring nuclear weapons, I cannot support a deal giving Iran billions of dollars in sanctions relief – in return for letting it maintain an advanced nuclear program and the infrastructure of a threshold nuclear state.
Luck is everything… My good luck in life was to be a really frightened person. I’m fortunate to be a coward, to have a low threshold of fear, because a hero couldn’t make a good suspense film.
I believe human beings mark a threshold in the development of the planet, of course, but it is only part of the picture. What Big History can do is show us the nature of our complexity and fragility and the dangers that face us, but it can also show us our power, with collective learning.
In California, up to 15 percent of wells in agricultural areas exceed a federal contaminant threshold, according to studies.
I shoot just one moment at a time… These moments are beneath the threshold of perception.
The Punch Line is one of the best clubs in the world. It’s an intimidating place if you’re a younger comic, but the community is so lucky to have a place with such a high threshold and standard.
When I design a building, I’m making sure you and I can get to the front door, there’s enough of a threshold for entry, and that the rooms are in a logical sequence.
Those who stand at the threshold of life always waiting for the right time to change are like the man who stands at the bank of a river waiting for the water to pass so he can cross on dry land.
Designing new low-yield nuclear weapons for limited strikes dangerously lowers the threshold for their use.
The threshold question in a Second Amendment challenge is one of scope: whether the Second Amendment protects the person, the weapon, or the activity in the first place.
The problem with depicting what’s weird and what isn’t is that it’s got to this point of near total oversaturation. There’s definitely a threshold at which that language and experience becomes tedious. How can something be weird if everything is apparently weird?
I have learnt that women are superior beings. They have a higher threshold of pain and are more understanding and accepting than men. Also, if you listen to them, you’ll understand them better.
The unlimited amount of information that I have access to has also given me an unlimited threshold for how I need to be stimulated.
Hope smiles from the threshold of the year to come, whispering, ‘It will be happier.’
I sometimes stop and wonder if I have a superhumanly high pain threshold and I just don’t know it… But then I stub my toe and think probably not.
My experience is, the writer I was when I began was only a fraction of what I feel capable of doing now. Don’t stand on that threshold saying, ‘I’m uncertain about my talent.’ You can grow that part of yourself.
To lose my mother just as I’m right on the brink of crossing that threshold over into a career, it was pretty compelling. My entire career is my mother’s work, for me.
The best couples, or the most successful couples, are the ones with a really low negativity threshold. These are the couples that don’t let anything go unnoticed and allow each other some room to complain.
There are several problems with the ACA’s reliance on means-based inclusion criteria and mandatory participation in exchanges – the complexity of the exchange mechanism, and the potential for income-based subsidies to become a disincentive to earn if insurance rates escalate for those beyond the income threshold.
You step over the threshold of your parents’ home, and you’re instantly transported back to your childhood. It’s like time travel. You revert at once to a place of arrested development.
Triumphant science and technology are only at the threshold of man’s command over sources of energy so stupendous that, if used for military purposes, they can wipe out our entire civilization.
The threshold question: Will banks continue to exist? The answer is yes, because society will still need the two essential functions they provide: mobilization of capital from providers to users, and facilitation of payments for goods and services.
My wife’s an architect, so she definitely has a very high-risk artistic profession, and she gets the idea that you’re really sensitive, you really care what people think, you have a low threshold for criticism.
While the agreement provides a level of constraint on Iran’s nuclear weapons program, it confers legitimacy on their nuclear threshold status, an unprecedented shift for a country with so many entanglements.
With the advent of computing, human invention crossed a threshold into a world different from everything that came before. The computer is the universal machine almost by definition, machine-of-all-trades, capable of accomplishing or simulating just about any task that can be logically defined.
At the end of our lives, we step across the threshold or death and enter into a new and better world. I believe that. It’s just that simple.
We are now on the threshold of a newer movement, with a newer hope and a new inspiration.
Before I had crossed the threshold of my church I was made to realize that I was shepherd of a divided flock.
I wanted to make good records. But my problem is I’ve got a low boredom threshold, so I wanted it to look and sound different with each album, which is really tantamount to suicide, cause people lose it, they lose it – they say: ‘I like that, and that’s not this.’
While jobs, education, and healthcare rank among the top issues for Latino voters, immigration is a threshold issue.
Unsettling signs of al Qaeda’s aims and skills in cyberspace have led some government experts to conclude that terrorists are at the threshold of using the Internet as a direct instrument of bloodshed.
Writing is harder than acting. I enjoy acting for just the brevity with which you can be in the experience of doing it. Writing is kind of more satisfying in that you’re creating a world and doing something that feels bigger, but it’s very time consuming and has a higher threshold for failure.
It is not unprofessional to give free legal advice, but advertising that the first visit will be free is a bit like a fox telling chickens he will not bite them until they cross the threshold of the hen house.