Words matter. These are the best Inconvenient Quotes from famous people such as Sydney Smith, Daniel Goleman, Saffron Burrows, Kristin Gore, Noreena Hertz, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
Poverty is no disgrace to a man, but it is confoundedly inconvenient.
In politics, readily dismissing inconvenient people can easily extend to dismissing inconvenient truths about them.
I have seen the Gore documentary ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ just released in the States, and admired the acutely revolutionary delivery of the slideshow assisted talk he has now been giving for some 16 years.
I’ve seen some version of ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ since I was born.
We are living in a time in which movies such as ‘Super Size Me’ and ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ have made box-office history, and books such as ‘No Logo’ and my own, ‘The Silent Takeover,’ are bestsellers.
I feel fame shouldn’t necessarily get me going, but I understand it is part of the job. Sometimes, it is inconvenient and unnecessarily imposing in your personal life.
Every day, the humane societies execute thousands of dogs who tried all their lives to do their very best by their owners. These dogs are killed not because they are bad but because they are inconvenient. So as we need God more than he needs us, dogs need us more than we need them, and they know it.
The demons are innumerable, appear at the most inconvenient times, and create panic and terror. But I have learnt that if I can master the negative forces and harness them to my chariot, then they can work to my advantage.
Here’s the broader inconvenient truth for both Clinton and women’s rights that Trump is more than willing to tell voters: Islam, as it is practiced in most countries around the world, suppresses women’s rights – the only issue is the degree of severity of the repression.
All I know is that it is important to stand up for ourselves, no matter how inconvenient the reality is.
There was no social media really when ‘Inconvenient Truth’ came out. I wish we had Twitter and the power of that to help get the word out.
‘Air’ is what the world looks like: An inconvenient mashup of human politics and divine geography. We leave bits and pieces of ourselves and our history in every place we encounter.
Start with the idea that you can’t repeal the laws of economics. Even if they are inconvenient.
They are very different in terms of the solution. Where ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ you really need countries to cooperate and sacrifice and figure out a solution, with ‘Fed Up’ you can leave the theater and you can be empowered that very night by cooking dinner in your very own kitchen.
The First Amendment is often inconvenient. But that is beside the point. Inconvenience does not absolve the government of its obligation to tolerate speech.
After ‘An Inconvenient Truth’ came out, a lot of people came to me with their causes, and there are a lot – water, poverty, and so many, many more.
I’m a scientist at heart, so I know how important the truth is. However inconvenient, however unattractive, however embarrassing, however shocking, the truth is the truth, and wanting it not to be true doesn’t change things.
He has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
Scientists are slowly waking up to an inconvenient truth – the universe looks suspiciously like a fix. The issue concerns the very laws of nature themselves.
The inconvenient truth that our lazy media elites do so much to ignore is that Ocasio-Cortez, Sanders, and Warren are much closer in their views to the vast majority of ordinary Americans than the Bloombergs or the Bidens. They are the true centrists, the real moderates; they represent the actual political middle.
My team and I tried cashing checks at check-cashing places and paying bills by money order. It’s incredibly inconvenient and time-consuming – it’s practically a part-time job just to manage and move your money.
President Barack Obama has stood watch over the greatest job loss in modern American history. And that, my friends, is one inconvenient truth that will haunt this President throughout history.
A man has honor if he holds himself to an ideal of conduct though it is inconvenient, unprofitable, or dangerous to do so.
You have to accept the rule of law, even when it’s inconvenient, if you’re going to be a country that bides by the rule of law.
When I was young, my parents bought a house in Vasai, but because it was inconvenient for us all to travel, they sent my sister and I to live with our nana-nani at Dadar.
By 2007, 85% of Americans cited climate change as an important issue, compared with just 33% in prior years. The phrase we invented, ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ became a part of the lexicon.
At the heart of every faith system is a bargain: on one side there is the comfort that comes from a narrative that suggests human life has cosmic significance, and on the other a duty to yield to moral commands that can, in the moment, seem rather inconvenient.
I think we live in a country that sometimes forgets how effective the rule of law is, perhaps because our governments have often found it inconvenient.
It’s never said out aloud, or in so many words, but for many urban, upper caste Indians, ‘the backwards’ are precisely that – citizens of the hinterland, ungainly and otherworldly – an inconvenient blemish on their shining, gleaming future.
After ‘Inconvenient Truth,’ we hit a tipping point where almost everybody in America cares about the environment.
Finding out I was expecting a child was highly inconvenient for doing all the promotion for ‘Venus.’
The thing with sculpture is, 90% of the time, when I pass a piece of sculpture, it’s in public or somewhere, and it’s just, how inconvenient that that’s there. It takes up so much room, and it’s so oppressive.
Crime to many is not crime but simply a way of life. If laws are inconvenient, ignore them, they don’t apply to you.
Honestly, when I had the idea to make ‘An Inconvenient Truth,’ and I was going out and raising the money, and I said, ‘I want to make a movie about Al Gore’s slide show, will you give me a million dollars?’ People thought I was insane, looked at me cross-eyed.
Poverty is not a disgrace, but it’s terribly inconvenient.
It’s not only the most difficult thing to know one’s self, but the most inconvenient.
I am a secular rationalist Nationalist proud Indian who is inconvenient to both Hindu and Muslim communalists.
If you’d like to watch less television, try putting the remote away in a very inconvenient place and making yourself put it away every time you use it. If it’s a big pain to turn on the TV and to change channels, you might find yourself drifting to other activities that will be more satisfying in the long run.
Just as radical heirs apparent are said to lay aside all inconvenient revolutionary opinions when they come to the throne, it was believed that Mr. Mill in Parliament would be an entirely different person from Mr. Mill in his study.
We will be judged. There will be an accounting; there will be a reckoning sooner or later. It will either come from ourselves and our own conscience, or it will come from our kids when they ask that inconvenient question: ‘What were you doing when they turned those kids back from the border?’
Perspective should never influence punishment. Too often in our society, we practice selective perspective. We’re willing to see all the angles only when it suits us. When perspective becomes inconvenient, we can be unflinching, even cruel.
A cause may be inconvenient, but it’s magnificent. It’s like champagne or high heels, and one must be prepared to suffer for it.
It’s very inconvenient because every time I finish, let’s say, a chapter of a book, I think I’m going to ring Richard and then realize: Oh, Christ, I’ve buried him. I buried him last year.
Love is inconvenient. Love is untidy. Love is relentless, ruthless and rapacious. Done well, it’s hilarious, playful and redemptive.
The reason the Romans built their great paved highways was because they had such inconvenient footwear.