Words matter. These are the best Balance Quotes from famous people such as Mary Archer, Karlie Kloss, Robert Gottlieb, Richard Thompson, Gayle King, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
It sounds extraordinary but it’s a fact that balance sheets can make fascinating reading.
Christy Turlington is my idol. She really is. She’s a gorgeous woman inside and out. I admire her work in the charity field. She’s just been able to balance it all – and gracefully, as well.
Every great dance company, even when it seems poised in perfect balance, needs constant renewal of both repertory and performers.
All audiences should be slightly off balance.
I normally don’t love green juices, but Body & Eden makes theirs tasty by blending ingredients like avocado and banana with the usual suspects like kale and spinach. Delicious as they are, they’re low calorie, and the drink names are catchy: I Have Balance, I Have Energy, and my favorite, I Have Calm.
It is not always easy to balance freedom of expression with the needs of the justice system.
We’re more into sort of fluid structures that are simultaneously the most efficient, the most beautiful, and the most engineered. You know what I mean? We like the balance you can get in there.
Work-life balance for founders doesn’t look like work-life balance for everyone else. Starting a company isn’t a nine-to-six job – or a nine-to-nine job, or a nine-to-midnight job.
I used to be a teacher, and I know how difficult it is to strike a balance between focused conversation and an atmosphere which prevents creativity and thought.
‘Balance’ is a really big word for me.
A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of ‘balance’ and ‘deterrence’.
Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out.
Being on your own would be sad, sick and weird. I don’t trust myself. I need that balance.
The scales of justice often, in my head, are unbalanced. And so my job is to try to balance out those scales.
So if the euro, if Euroland is to become a reserve center, if the euro is to become a reserve currency, Euroland will have to have a deficit in its overall balance of payments.
I get so frustrated when people tell me it’s unrealistic to create an eight-month emergency savings fund, or have money saved for a home down payment, or pay off their $5,000 credit card balance.
Common wisdom dictates that the vice president should provide balance to the ticket by representing a different part of the country, another set of experiences, or a basketful of electoral votes.
Overcome your barriers, intend the best, and be patient. You will enjoy more balance, more growth, more income, and more fun!
Having the balance of a work life and a family life has been so good for me.
The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower, as if it was the only thing going on here. In fact, we’re trying to keep a huge juggling act in balance, with the tower as just one of the many balls in play.
My philosophy is ‘learn while you live.’ ‘LazyTown’ is about balance. I’m not there yet.
The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes.
The programs I do with my trainer are amazing for overall strength and have a major focus on building my core. We do a lot of unique exercises that shake up the nervous system, which builds my balance and propreception. That’s really important for my sport.
As long as you have balance, you can experience all of the things going on in the world and reach out and meet people and try new things, and you shouldn’t be judged for it.
What I wanted to do was see if we couldn’t balance the budget.
People are craving this great progress in electronics, going after computers, the Internet, etc. It’s a giant progress technologically. But they must have a balance of soul, a balance for human beauty. That means art has an important role.
So there’s no such thing as work-life balance. There’s work, and there’s life, and there’s no balance.
One of the problems with hedge funds is that they are changing so rapidly. If you have the balance sheet that closed business last night, by 11 A.M. this morning, that won’t tell you very much about what they’re doing.
Feeling compassion for ourselves in no way releases us from responsibility for our actions. Rather, it releases us from the self-hatred that prevents us from responding to our life with clarity and balance.
This is our 40th year in business. We don’t have a single penny from outside investors, and we never borrowed heavily from the banks. We have a healthy balance sheet and more credit than we can use.
Normally I can balance two or three things. The problem is when you’re out of work and don’t have anything to balance. I think people assume you’re always busy. You go through dry spells.
The most effective check and balance on government has been an independent press which maintains its credibility by ensuring that its criticism is balanced and based on fact – based indeed on solid journalistic work.
I’m an avid runner and play soccer every weekend, but I also have to constantly watch what I eat, and I’m always thinking about how to balance my meals.
Though it is very easy to do valuations, eyeballs and brand prominence surveys, you should never allow any of them to influence the balance sheet.
The number of stressors has multiplied exponentially: traffic, money, success, work/life balance, the economy, the environment, parenting, family conflict, relationships, disease. As the nature of human life has become far more complicated, our ancient stress response hasn’t been able to keep up.
I’ve kind of always had this balance between genre and personal dramas. It almost feels like the two help each other. If I was just to make a genre film, maybe it would be hollow and soulless. If I was just to make a personal drama, maybe it would be melodramatic and nobody would ever go see it.
Balance is good, because one extreme or the other leads to misery, and I’ve spent a lot of my life at one of those extremes.
I think you should automatically donate your organs because that would turn the balance of organ donation in a huge way. I would donate whatever anybody would take, and I’d probably do the cremation bit.
We have this desire for that balance between death and life or death and joy. We want to believe that something we can also have.
In Washington, I will never vote to raise taxes, I will fight to repeal healthcare reform, and I will work to balance the budget.
Strike the right balance between your outfit and makeup. Make a statement with one, not both.
Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities. It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence. Through this alone is genius the supreme health and balance of all the faculties.
What’s wrong with hip-hop is the system that controls the definition of it. There needs to be more balance on the airwaves.
For a menu to come together, you have to have sweetness, saltiness, crunchiness… it’s all about balance.
I usually balance out autobiography with goofy, amusing stuff to help keep the humour in my more serious work.
Counter-pressing is a very important topic. Putting pressure onto opponents almost every single minute so we can win the ball… but that is only one thing; we need to find a good balance between ball possession and attacking moments.
I think the way to think about the impact of Hiroshima is to think about it as a sudden shift in the balance of power.
Women and men grow up with both sexes. Our mothers and fathers mean a lot to us, so it’s just a question of finding a balance between their influences. I’ve found mine. And it tends to be more on the male side. I mean male side the way we understand it in the West.
Yoga reduced my stress and bodily tension. It allowed me to bring my body back into balance, to emerge from my fertility struggle with my sense of self esteem and self worth intact, and to forge a stronger bond with my husband.
As a woman, I have an inherent need to be all things to all people, to make certain everybody’s taken care of. I know I can’t sustain that level all the time, so I’m finding the proper balance and it’s made me infinitely happier.
Life is all about balance and following what the universe provides for you.
I want to keep audiences off balance, so they don’t know who I am or how to take me. If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say, I’ll have a longer shelf life.
Parenting advice is mostly useless because every family is uniquely its own; artistic advice is mostly useless because every artist works in their own way. Thus, figuring out how to balance the two has an intense specificity.
If I’ve learned anything from TJ, it’s that life is a fine balance of holding on, letting go, and never looking back unless it’s to admire how far you’ve come.
Before marriage, I was a very shy person with mood swings. But, now I can balance that and have become a better and stronger person.
I always prided myself on being apart from the ruling class. I think it’s always important, not just in Washington but in life, to be able to able to balance your sense of belonging with what it’s like to be someone who doesn’t belong.
You’re always trying to balance your understanding of who you are and what you need, and your longing and imaginings of freedom.
The rise of Donald Trump established a new ground zero for liberal media, requiring no pretence of balance – better yet, with a kind of political brain haemorrhage, everybody seemed to have lost the ability to be balanced.
Swing is extreme coordination. It’s a maintaining balance, equilibrium. It’s about executing very difficult rhythms with a panache and a feeling in the context of very strict time. So, everything about the swing is about some guideline and some grid and the elegant way that you negotiate your way through that grid.
I have a race routine. I have a team of people helping me. I have winning habits. I believe in myself. I have balance in my life.
My husband and I have kept a good balance between the work and the rest. I feel so lucky having a job, and I know so may people who focus too much on work, and their home lives suffer.
In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films and balance that with some independent films because they seem to be the most challenging and unique.
I have my mantra about silhouette, proportion, and fit. I believe that when they are in harmony and balance, you’ll look great in anything.
I do think that we need more of a balance between merit-based and familial-based immigration.
Maybe we slip so easily into blaming our parents – you’re perpetually a child and they’re perpetually a parent and you long to balance the equation, but it can only be balanced posthumously.
I always wanted to be more validated as a human being, as a person, than I was as a player. I think that was a really hard balance for me.
You eventually have to figure out how to balance the books. So that’s the reason I gave up my day job to come do this was to go fight to create the space where spending matches America’s capacity to tax, and that means economic growth and a smaller, humbler federal government.
The balance between faith and reason is for the determination of each individual, and of the people as a whole, not of unauthorized government officials uttering impious humbug as they arbitrarily try to define that balance.
I was always trying to find the balance between trying my best and being an incredible parent. I literally realized that it was chaos – but it was happy chaos.
When I’m in the gym, I’m in the gym, and that is my focus. But when I’m not in the gym, I’m enjoying being a mom and taking care of those responsibilities .. They really do provide me with the balance that I need to be a more complete athlete.
Taming the financial markets and winning back democratic control over them is the central condition for creating a new social balance in Germany and Europe.
I think at some stage, I would love to have another child. I would love to settle into a relationship that was really important to me. I actually am not good at the balance at that.
I see myself as half country boy and half city boy, so I need both to balance me out. I couldn’t spend all of my time in either place.
The Republican agenda is a radical vision in which Medicaid is slashed to the bone – in which we start to balance the budget on the backs of, literally, our most vulnerable citizens.
People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician.
Just as we should never balance the budget on the backs of the poor, so it is an economic delusion to think you can balance it only on the wallets of the rich.
Can they do both? That’s a huge balance, I think, with kids- trying to find the right- it’s everything, you know, it’s social life, it’s academics, it’s sports.
My parents are opposites who balance each other out.
Focus on being balanced – success is balance.
A great amount of good is always evened out by a great amount of bad. I find it’s best to acknowledge that weird balance.
If you don’t have a functioning financial system the world economy won’t be revived. All the major economies have their responsibility to assist at a pace which is required to clean up the balance sheet of the banking system and to ensure that credit flows are resumed.
I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can’t truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles.
Research conducted throughout the world shows gender balance in top positions contributes to improved competitiveness and better business performance.
The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie.
We’ve got to start worrying about America. And if we don’t start dealing with the debt we have and the deficit spending we have in Washington, politics doesn’t matter, because the American people do realize that they have to balance their budgets.
My dad probably gave me the best advice growing up. I think it’s really just keeping your cool in situations and learning to balance everything.
American presence is, you know, the major cause of balance of power and the stability in this region.
I was a little, uh, incorrigible as a kid, so the kitchen was a good place to give me structure and balance. It taught me hard work, but then I grew to love it.
You can’t start with imbalance and end with peace, be that in your own body, in an ecosystem or between a government and its people. What we need to strive for is not perfection, but balance.
The major work of the world is not done by geniuses. It is done by ordinary people, with balance in their lives, who have learned to work in an extraordinary manner.
I don’t believe in balance, not in the classic way.
A lot of people who curate in the business, and curate the art, don’t really have good artistic sense. They may know commerce, but they aren’t savvy enough to know how to balance commerce and art, you know? They don’t know how to satisfy both palates.
On the one hand, I am a businesswoman – on the other, a wife and a mother. Like many women, I have had to distribute time and attention between business and family. It is not at all easy to find that balance.
It’s important to find a balance between Pokemon and training.
What I tell my kids is, ‘I’m preparing you for college and for life. So, having independence, knowing how to set your own boundaries, figuring out how to make that balance. We still have screen-time rules.’
The auto industry must acknowledge that a rational transportation policy should seek a balance between individual convenience, the efficient use of limited resources, and urban-living values that protect spaciousness, natural beauty, and human-scale mobility.
It’s not about what the speaker wants. It’s not about necessarily what I want. There’s two other principles involved here. It’s what the constituents in my district want, and they didn’t want to raise the debt ceiling unless there were significant structural reforms and spending cuts to help us balance our budget.
Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children’s lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education.
I constantly work at maintaining balance. For me, my family comes first. If my family is taken care of, then everything else usually falls into place.
It used to be only yoga, but now I do Pilates as well; I feel like I need the balance.
It’s okay to take time for yourself. We give so much of ourselves to others and we need to be fueled both physically and mentally. If we are in balance, it helps us in all our interactions.
Nuclear weapons offer us nothing but a balance of terror, and a balance of terror is still terror.
In today’s society we sometimes forget to balance our hearts and our heads; this is the reason we stop laughing.
The White House isn’t the place to learn how to deal with international crisis, the balance of power, war and peace, and the economic future of the next generation.
The hardest thing about having three kids is trying to find a balance, because there’s always the odd man out, and you also need to make sure each child gets the attention he or she needs.
‘The Office’ is less a comedy than so many other ‘comedies’ that have been on the air. It’s really about the balance between what is real and what is comic.
The most important thing is to find the balance between city and nature. I have that ‘hippie quality’ – my husband is a super-hippie Los Angeles boy – so we’ll have to make time to go to Puerto Rico, and upstate New York, and be sure we get to do outdoorsy stuff like that.
I was recently asked about the business side of ‘Biggest Loser,’ but as long as we entertain people, we can keep coming back and making a difference. It’s a delicate balance, but one feeds off the other. I feel so good about the show – it’s uplifting and inspiring and entertaining at the same time.
I am nearly the worst role model for a healthy person. To me, a healthy person is someone in balance. Sometimes you eat hamburgers, sometimes salad; sometimes you move, sometimes you don’t. I eat more healthily than unhealthily, but I do sometimes eat unhealthy food.
Everybody loves to spend money at least some of the time – because everybody loves the stuff you can buy with it. The key to the pleasure level of any transaction is the balance between the pain of the payment and the reward of the purchased object.
Moral Education is the source of that spiritual equilibrium on which everything else depends and which may be compared to that physical equilibrium or sense of balance, without which it is impossible to stand upright or to move into any other position.
Well, first of all, let’s go right to it. We’re going to balance the budget. We should live within our own means, and we should read the bills and work with the American people.
But I also like to be in control, like anyone else. I try to achieve a balance.
You can’t have too much of everything, you must have a balance, that’s very important.
Sometimes people ask, ‘Does writing make you happy?’ But I think that’s beside the point. It makes you agitated, and continually in a state where you’re off balance. You seldom feel serene or settled.
Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth’s best interests and our citizen’s pressing needs.
I love scenes that are just emotional give and take. By the same token, action sequences are great to do. They have their own unique demands and requirements. So I take it as it comes, and hopefully you can get a good balance of all of that stuff.
Especially in comedies, I think a lot of time the female characters are there to provide a balance for guys.
That’s a large part of the job as governor: to create and maintain the optimal balance.
I believe eating well, and with people you love, is about feeding your body, heart, and soul – I used juicing to ensure I covered my nutritional bases every day, and as a tool to restore inner balance if my body needed a break from too much indulgence.
We are all tasked to balance and optimize ourselves.
I would advise dancers, musicians and others in the entertainment industry to take up yoga, as it clears the mind and creates a sense of balance and stillness which is important for any performing artist.
We’re programmed to believe that time is the enemy, that it takes away from us or that it diminishes us. I have found that it’s done the opposite to me. Life is in perfect balance. It’s just that our perception of it isn’t.
Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It’s about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain.
As an illustrator you need to understand the human body – but having looked at and understood nature, you must develop an ability to look away and capture the balance between what you’ve seen and what you imagine.
We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living.
During periods of extreme fear or greed, you don’t have the proper balance between those two to generate market efficiency and you get extremes in behavior.
The heel is engineering in itself. This little thing that supports the human weight has to have a precise balance.
When you’re clinically depressed the serotonin in your brain is out of balance and probably always will be out of balance. So I take medication to get that proper balance back. I’ll probably have to be on it the rest of my life.
We have to balance the lineality of the known universe with the nonlineality of the unknown universe.
For many of us, especially women, the gap between what we want or need and what our society expects of us is wide indeed, and we spend out lives trying to negotiate it. Trying to balance work and family, responsibilities and desires, all that stuff. It is not easy.
But we will play 6, 7 new songs each evening, approximately a third in the concert. I think it’s a good balance. It will be very interesting to see the public’s reaction. But i think when we’ll play the very first new piece, we will be scared.
Sleep has been provided by nature to do the body’s healing work, and it takes seven or eight hours for this process to happen. Commit to getting at least seven to eight hours of good quality sleep every night to keep your body and hormones in balance.
I believe our foreign assistance should be scrutinized, should be debated, and that we should strike the right balance, but in all cases the foreign assistance that we provide around the world should be used to further our national security interests.
As digitalisation and the ageing population trends advance, international mobility and the development of employable skills are crucial to balance demographic gaps and surpluses as well as the deficit of skills across the world.
It feels like an easy sum to gauge the balance between forests and, say, the proliferating free newspapers that litter our public transport. This noxious combination of words and paper represents a clear-cut crime against the biosphere.
My parents showed me by example that they could balance their work and family lives.
I look for the hotels that have figured out the comfortable balance – a modern room that is well designed, and really clean sheets.
The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man.
I have never made statements like, ‘I’m quitting TV’ or ‘I’m quitting Bollywood.’ I have always wanted to strike a balance between the two.
Bonuses balance my budget in New York City. The bigger the bonuses on Wall Street, the more money I had to spend on poor people. The New York City budget is determined greatly by the bonuses given on Wall Street.
I’ve always believed in having a sense of balance and stealth.
It seems like everybody’s perception of me is very bipolar. To one group, it’s overpaid, overrated; to another group, it’s underpaid, underrated, underdog. It’s funny to me because there’s no real balance.
When Gordon Brown becomes prime minister, the balance sheet that reflects his economic stewardship could look very sickly indeed. He could become Labour’s biggest liability, not its most marketable asset.
Skateboarding helps a ton with balance, precision, with air awareness… it gets your senses to be spot-on and it’s also a great way to take my mind off things.
That said, the question remains: how to strike the balance between free speech and mutual respect in this mixed-up world, both blessed and cursed with instant communication? We should not fight fire with fire, threats with threats.
Persian cuisine is, above all, about balance – of tastes and flavors, textures and temperatures. In every meal, even on every plate, you’ll find both sweet and sour, soft and crunchy, cooked and raw, hot and cold.
It is so important to balance orthodoxy with orthopraxy.
I’m afraid I am a bit of a technophobe – a nineteenth-century man caught in the twenty-first century. But there is one piece of technology that I would especially welcome: a device to automatically balance restaurant tables on all four legs so that they don’t rock back and forth.
I believe as human beings we are out of balance, out of synch with the earth.
The Vatican has to strike a difficult balance between running a country and running a religious institution.
We should restore a proper balance in environmental regulation and energy production that is based on common sense, not political agendas.
For me, good service is efficient and discreet; it’s that critical balance. As soon as the client sits down, the communication flow has to start. Customers need to feel that the waiters are supervised – that there’s a system in place.
Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.
The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity, must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality.
Of course I party. Of course I go chase girls. Again, for me, balance is important. One hundred per cent, my work goes first. Martin Garrix is my main priority. But to maintain Martin Garrix, I have to enjoy my downtime.
We believe, in fact, that the one act of respect has little force unless matched by the other – in balance with it… The acting out of that dual respect I would name as precisely the source of our power.
The really simple approach to photography is a great balance to making the films.
I’m the worst customer for a credit card company because I always pay my balance off every month.
The United States as usual has a sizable deficit in the current account of its balance of payments, trade account and other current accounts, current account items.
So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions.
We need a proper balance between government spending on nursing homes and nursery schools – on the last six months of life and the first six months of life.
In life, there’s a ying and a yang and a balance. And when you don’t have balance, you have comedy.
The epistolary form is one of the hardest to write. It’s so hard to show something that’s bigger in a letter. Plus, you have to have the balance of how many letters are going to work to tell the story and how few are going to make it fall apart.
What has helped me prevent injuries is being connected and having my body aligned. Every morning, I roll out and then work on my core and my balance.
The United States prides itself on being the richest country in the world. Yet we can’t balance the budget, pay for education, or take care of the aged and infirm.
We’re on the verge of a financial collapse unless we balance the budget, and that means some really, really tough decisions.
When I was a teenager, a psychic told me, ‘Your biggest challenge will be life-work balance.’ That’s certainly turned out to be true!
It was extremely hard going from being a parent of one to a parent of three, because now all these instant decisions have to be made about how you balance out the time and attention between them.
I want to be an entrepreneur too; I like the business side of things. When I was younger I wanted to be a vet or a tightrope walker. But I have no sense of balance and I can’t bear animals dying, so I abandoned both ideas.
I think it’s very important to have a sense of balance in covering the war, but you don’t have to be morally neutral about terrorism.
The words are ludicrous at times, but you add the reality to it and that gives it the balance it has.
Taxpayers need a businessman who knows how to create jobs, cut costs and balance budgets.
It’s all in how you arrange the thing… the careful balance of the design is the motion.
As you get older you learn some balance and mediation in your life – that’s where I am right now. I feel pretty comfortable about things.
Breaks balance out. The sun don’t shine on the same ol’ dog’s rear end every day.
I certainly wasn’t able to get it when I was a kid growing up on the Lower East Side; it was very hard at that time for me to balance what I really believed was the right way to live with the violence I saw all around me – I saw too much of it among the people I knew.
For business owners, there are many important documents to learn to read. One of the most important is the profit and loss statement, known as the P&L, and the balance sheet.
The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance.
I’ve worked with just as many talented women as I have talented men, and I feel fortunate enough to have that great balance.
In ‘Alpha Protocol,’ right from the outset, the parameters of the game explain to you that the mission needs to get done. How you approach that is your decision. The rewards and penalties for either path, those are going to balance out into different consequences.
I usually spend the hiatus of ‘Dexter’ in New York in a way to balance things.
Men’s competitive team sports focus on the balance between individual achievement and team achievement with the emphasis on team achievement.
The media is absolutely essential to the functioning of a democracy. It’s not our job to cozy up to power. We’re supposed to be the check and balance on government.
Most weeks, I work 100-plus hours on TheMuse.com. There are definitions of ‘work-life balance’ that would say I have none.
A right balance between music and lyrics is important. Music complements lyrics.
I look forward to these confrontations with the press to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things that come to me as president.
The balance of evidence both from the cell-free system and from the study of mutation, suggests that this does not occur at random, and that triplets coding the same amino acid may well be rather similar.
We are all trying to balance our careers and children and give as much of ourselves and our time to them. You work and have a husband, and projects, and friends. It is a balancing act.
My grandmother Izzy taught me to balance her checkbook when I was 6 years old. She would sign the checks after I paid the bills. I had a chuckle with my grandmother recently on how ‘unbalanced’ her checkbook must have been years ago.
We literally had all 10 teams alive for a playoff position in the final week of the season. That outstanding balance and those close races created a major surge in attendance in the last month of the season.
You may not believe in anything called a work-life balance, but your body certainly does. You need to monitor and nurture your body.
I think there are multiple studies now to demonstrate that diversity, a better balance between genders, but also between different fields as well, is actually conducive to better growth, better bottom line, better results.
We need a new British business bank with a clean balance sheet and an ability to expand lending rapidly to the manufacturers, exporters and high-growth companies that power our economy. Today I can announce we will have one.
No person, no place, and no thing has any power over us, for ‘we’ are the only thinkers in our mind. When we create peace and harmony and balance in our minds, we will find it in our lives.
Right now, I’d like to just continue on a series where I am doing good work with a balance of comedy and drama. That and do occasional features and movies.
New Zealand needs to balance its environmental responsibilities with its economic opportunities, because the risk is that if you don’t do that – and you want to lead the world – then you might end up getting unintended consequences.
The budget enforcement rules of the 1990s were an important part of getting the budget back into balance. It was done on a bipartisan basis. Those pay-as-you-go rules were tested and they worked. We are now in a one-party system, and we have thrown them out.
We need a mayor who knows how to balance a budget, who understands the urgency of delivering all the services that a great city needs, who understand the need of working families.
I’m afraid I’m still trying to find that balance. Especially now that everyone wants a piece of me. I find that I have to become more and more reclusive, and pick and choose when I am public and when I am private.
At Bristol I found it quite difficult to continue trying to balance three things – teaching, research and public engagement, for which television was obviously the most prominent part.
Don’t have work-life balance – at least in the sense of trying to escape from work so you can have a life. Work should be fun – so make work enjoyable and satisfying for everyone – among other reasons because it pays off.
What doesn’t feel okay to me, what feels a little bit out of balance, is when you want to turn yourself into something else – when you want to be another person.
I don’t have many litmus tests, but this is one: Any candidate who doesn’t understand that we need to balance the budget should not be president of the United States.
The last 10 years I have had to bulk up for roles and I’m naturally skinny, so I have eaten and killed so many chickens! I wouldn’t even want to count. I need to balance that out.
Everything in life… has to have balance.
From my experience, the best advisors help in three ways: encourage you to look at the problem or opportunity from multiple angles; help you balance the tug of the short-term with important long-term priorities; and ask the tough questions you need to know to reach the best solution.
It’s important to have balance in your life between work and play.
Shopping is a bit of a relaxing hobby for me, which is sometimes troubling for the bank balance.
Sometimes, I think the best kind of poem is one in which there is an acute balance between what is humorous and that which is very serious. That balance is very hard to strike. But it can be done.
Yoga is equal parts strength, flexibility, balance, and endurance.
My journey has always been the balance between chaos and order.
Because football is an emotional game, it’s full of feeling, and that’s why we try to train with a smile on our face. At the same time, we work very hard, but it’s a fine line, and you’ve got to try and get that balance right if you can.
We agree with Simpson and Bowles and others who have looked at this. What’s necessary is to stabilize the debt and then work from there. You can’t balance the budget in the short term because to do that would be to ratchet down the economy.
Ever since John Kennedy, Democrats have had a weakness for dashing younger men like Bill Clinton and Barack Obama and, I suppose, Jimmy Carter. They balance their tickets with senior statesmen – Lyndon Johnson, Joe Biden, Walter Mondale. (Al Gore was young but played ancient).
The church has given me balance.
That balance between involvement and detachment is what novelists do. It’s the ideal relationship between a novelist and a character, I think, total involvement and identity and empathy, stopping short of being autobiographical – in my case, anyway – but also quite detached.
Painting, for me, is a dynamic balance and wholeness of life; it is mysterious and transcending, yet solid and real.
Balancing a nominal budget will solve nothing, and attempting to achieve such a spurious balance will produce much mischief.
What I think is at stake in 2012, is whether the five or six strong conservatives elected to the Senate in 2010 become 10 or 12. And if that happens, it will fundamentally shift the character of the Senate. It will shift the balance.
I always try to balance the light with the heavy – a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes.
Contrary to what we conclude naturally, the gospel is not too good to be true. It is true! It’s the truest truth in the entire universe. No strings attached! No fine print to read. No buts. No conditions. No qualifications. No footnotes. And especially, no need for balance.
If this phrase of the ‘balance of power’ is to be always an argument for war, the pretext for war will never be wanting, and peace can never be secure.
I think we do have to take off the gloves in some areas, but within balance, and at the right time and the right way, and for the right reason and with full understanding of what the consequences of that might be.
I’ve found constancy and balance between creativity and normality.
Balance is so important in our lives. In our busy world, we can give ourselves balance between thinking and feeling.
Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than at rest, since at rest they may be sitting in the balance without knowing it, being weighed together with their sins.
I, for one, believe that revenue has to increase. I think every American would pay more if they thought spending was going to be cut and the budget brought to balance.
It was immediately apparent that it was full of tricky ingredients to balance. In fact, I found it very intriguing. What held me back from saying yes to the producer was that I wasn’t sure who could play Truman.
The fight training was very extensive, a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises.
Find the appropriate balance of competing claims by various groups of stakeholders. All claims deserve consideration but some claims are more important than others.
I know that balance that I need to have in my life.
Architecture produces a musical mood in our inner being, and we notice that even though the elements of architecture and music appear to be so alien in the outer world, through this musical mood engendered in us, our experience of architecture brings about a reconciliation, a balance between these two elements.
We all strive for balance, often moving to extremes to find ourselves somewhere in the middle where we can sustainably exist in optimal inspiration. Working toward balance takes a lot of ingredients. We need courage, reflection, attention, action, and a push-and-pull relationship between effort and relaxation.
My whole life has been about figuring out the balance between knowing who I am and being who I am and accepting that people will come to me with all sorts of preconceptions.
I want my life to effect the balance to the positive.
It’s not that there are no masters, but that there are many. And the job of the solicitor general is to balance those masters and to accommodate them all, each in their proper places, wisely and well and in so doing to represent the people of the United States.
And, sure, if you have a political point of view, you have every right to share it. But you have to be careful not to get too self-important. You have to find the balance between being entertaining and being preachy.
To have someone who never makes a mistake, never finds her personal life in disarray, never worries about work-life balance? I think that would be unreal. What I’m writing is real.
If you decide you need a secured card, use it to charge small items every month, then pay the balance off in full. If your credit score improves, and the bank doesn’t offer to upgrade your card within 12 to 18 months, give them a call. If they refuse, try another lender.
I’m really hands-on. My team brings in elements, but, every season, it’s kind of a personal struggle to find the balance and to see how far I want to push the elements.
If you’re interested in ‘balancing’ work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable.
Buying found objects means repurposing something that was already made years before, sometimes decades before. It strikes a nice balance between the new and used equation we should strive for in our lives.
If the Republican Party continues to take the view that there must be no tax increases, we’re stuck. Capitalism can’t work without safety nets or fiscal prudence, and we need both in a sustainable balance.
Maintaining spirituality and humanism are the keys to success. It’s a balance.
Happiness is not always through success. Equally, the constant pursuit of success is sure unhappiness. But we have to find the balance. My own thoughts are that parenting is very personal. And we all feel enormous insecurity about parenting. What are they going to think of us 20 years down the line?
Balance in life is the key, as Aristotle taught us. Nobody likes a naive Pollyanna, but neither do we like to be around people who are constantly complaining and finding fault.
Balance is key: I need to be successful in my career to feel fulfilled, be surrounded by people I care about to share it with, and have my health to be able to do the things I love to do!
In the case of Enron, we balance our positions all the time.
To be frank, it sometimes seems that the American idea of freedom has more to do with my freedom to do what I want than your freedom to do what you want. I think that, in Europe, we’re probably better at understanding how to balance those competing claims, though not a lot.
I am a Libra so I have to balance things.
A multi-tier social protection system must be based on a modest basic income so as to enable the precariat to build lives involving a balance of different types of work, not just labour in jobs.
A prime minister has to keep a certain balance when dealing with sensitive issues.
I try to preserve whatever balance society has between public and personal life. I never try to eat on the subway. I never try to listen to loud music on the subway.
I feel like the so-called bad guys are never totally bad. I guess it’s the closest thing I can do to reality: people act nice but nobody really is nice. We all have to balance that with something dark.
I try to keep a balance. I actually believe that children want normal parents, they don’t want celebrities or important parents or anything different from all the other parents.
You have to learn to balance work, family, a personal life; it is a part of life.
The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die.
I think the tricky balance, the most important thing more than the horror is to have a compelling story, compelling drama, a show about great characters that you care about and you want to come back every week to see what they’re up to.
I’ve had jobs that allow me the flexibility to achieve work-life balance, to be there when one of the kids sinks a jump shot or for the parent-teacher meetings. I can move tasks around. If I don’t get something done at the office at 4:30 in the afternoon, I can go back to it at 10:00 in the evening.
When a man lacks mental balance in pneumonia he is said to be delirious. When he lacks mental balance without the pneumonia, he is pronounced insane by all smart doctors.
Those carrying a credit card balance should scale back to making the minimum payment each month so they have more money to put into savings.
You gotta eat right, you gotta have healthy habits, you know, and balance out your decadence with a healthy lifestyle during the day.
The talk about balance, nuclear balance, seems to me to be metaphysical and doesn’t seem to be real at all.
Whenever a new technology is introduced into society, there must be a counterbalancing human response – that is, high touch – or the technology is rejected… We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human nature.
I don’t care what party you belong to or what your background is. If you believe we are headed in the wrong direction, and believe there needs to be a check and balance on the President and Congress, then join my campaign.
I look OK. I look better in person than I do on film, which is bad because it’s how I make my living, but I am not a beauty and on balance I am glad.
In the defensive midfield position, the player needs to give balance to the team and try to control the game. That’s exactly what I try to do.
Dishonesty is all about the small acts we can take and then think, ‘No, this not real cheating.’ So if you think that the main mechanism is rationalization, then what you come up with, and that’s what we find, is that we’re basically trying to balance feeling good about ourselves.
Part of keeping work and life in balance is surrounding yourself with people that have similar aspirations.
I particularly recognize that reasonable people can disagree as to what that proper balance or blend is between privacy and security and safety.
Asymmetric balance creates greater reader interest. Pleasure derived from observing asymmetrical arrangements lies partly in overcoming resistances, which, consciously or not, the spectator adjusts in his own mind.
I’ll tell you how I balance family and career. I have a nanny.
I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security.
A university anywhere can aim no higher than to be as British as possible for the sake of the undergraduates, as German as possible for the sake of the public at large-and as confused as possible for the preservation of the whole uneasy balance.
I believe you have to have balance in your life.
I work in a business of extremes, so when you are with someone who is very calm and logical, it’s a great kind of balance to have.
Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance.
My challenge is to find a beautiful balance: to make women beautiful, to make a woman dream to wear a beautiful outfit.
John F. Kennedy went to bed at 3:30 in the morning on November 9, 1960, uncertain whether he had defeated Richard Nixon for the presidency. He thought he had won, but six states hung in the balance, and after months of exhaustive campaigning, he was too tired to stay awake any longer.
Makeup is about balance. When the eye makes a statement, the lips should be quiet.
I love finding balance. My favorite thing to do is action-driven, emotionally-charged scenes.
Now, President Obama has to make a decision. He can either propose a nominee who can win over the majority in the Senate or defer his choice to the voters, who in November will elect a new President and a new Senate, which will be responsible for confirming a nominee who will provide balance to the Supreme Court.
Life is about growth and exploration, not achieving a fixed state of balance. You have a very limited time on earth to experience all that you can. Figuring out how to squeeze the most out of your family, work, and spirituality is your life’s purpose. Go do it.
A-POC respects that there is a fine balance between the value of the human touch, which can be called artisanal, and the abilities of technology. I like to think of it as poesy and technology.
You want to balance the budget in this country? We change the salary structure for Congress and the President. Every year they don’t balance the budget, we don’t pay them.
Luckily because I had a family and children, my priorities changed. I mean, I’m very passionate about my work but I have other interests and other things that balance my life.
The fundamentals are the U.S. is going to end up being a net exporter of natural gas. That’s going to be wonderful to help our balance of payments, reduce our dependence on a lot of countries that aren’t so crazy about us, and change many, many parts of what goes on here.
There is certainly a role for regulation, but regulation should always take into account the impact that it has on markets, a balance that must be constantly weighed.
You know, the Democrats want to balance the budget by raising spending and raising taxes. The Soviet Union had a balanced budget.
When I played, the owners had the power. The prisoners are running the prison now, not the warden. The warden is strong and he has say so but, the balance of power is definitely with the players.
I try to keep a balance between conceptional or intellectual comprehension and emotional understanding.
A social life is just as important to me as my work life because I think if you have a healthy balance of the two, you’ll be really happy.
Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.
Even in democratic society, we don’t have good answers how to balance the need for security on one hand and the protection of free speech on the other in our digital networks.
Character in leadership is the most important balance for leadership. Without character, leaders have no safety. Leadership has no protection without character.
If someone asked, ‘What are your films like?,’ the best I can come up with is that they’re, like, a fine balance between comedy and drama. And they deal mainly with the clumsiness of humanity.
The history of the outbreak of war 100 years ago and of the collapse of the fragile balance of power in Europe in the summer of 1914 is a disturbing tale of the failure of the governing elites and the military, but also of diplomacy.
There’s always a ying-yang in life. With everybody. There’s evil in all of us. It’s just about how you balance out the evil and the good and having faith in yourself and how you carry yourself.
Music is my balance… center of my life.
A good spicy challenge strikes a balance between flavour and fear.
I balance family and career by doing what makes me the happiest! That for me, without question, is putting my family and kids first.
Now it’s easy for someone to set up a storefront and reach the entire world in very modest ways. So these technologies that we thought would dis-intermediate traditional sellers gave more people the tools to be sellers. It also changed the balance of power between sellers and buyers.
Some people must go to extremes to get the world in balance for themselves. Some can’t bear bright lights, so wherever they go they search for the dark; they turn the lights down, anything to sustain some level of comfort.
It is economically irrational to exclude large environmental costs from the balance sheets of the producers and the consumers. You are only kidding yourself if you export those costs on to society as a whole.
If there is no fundamental science then there is no basis for applied science. We have to strike a balance. 23 years ago the World Wide Web was born here. It has changed the world dramatically.
On balance, I am a supporter of the minimum wage going up. We’ve got to be very careful what we wish for because some employers – and there could be a lot of them – will be scared away from hiring new people or creating incremental hours for part-time people as a result of that wage going up.
Food is all about balance; it is all about taste.
It’s a paradox to be an actress, living in the city, taking planes all the time, trying to find the right balance in this life, which is not so eco-friendly, and still try to respect the environment.
People still get shocked when they see me eat a whole box of chocolates. I don’t psyche myself out – I know how to balance my meals even when I am not on a strict diet.
A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.
In a healthy economy, empowering, sustaining and efficiency innovations operate in balance. A healthy economy creates and sustains more jobs before squeezing out inefficiencies.
You can do gross-out until the cows come home but if there isn’t something to balance it, then it’s not going to work at all.
The reason we have Christian president and Muslim vice president or Muslim president and Christian vice president is to have balance.
I’m not a fanatic about exercising. For me, it’s about moderation and balance.
I’m trying to strike a balance between Bollywood and Hollywood.
My career is based primarily upon finding a balance with a director and their vision, and that means sublimating my own personal ego toward their material.
Both music and acting are huge parts of my life – it’s all about balance.
Going into auditions, there is a wonderful butterfly feeling in your stomach – an equal balance of being utterly terrified and exhilarated that this is your chance.
You have to learn how to act a pop song. You have to find the balance of the pop from the pop song and the lyrical significance of the scene you are in.
I think talented people are priceless. And I think people that are knowledgeable and experienced – and I think there’s a balance of new talent and experience, which makes, I think, Estee Lauder really special.
The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out, by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect. Who, then, would wish to prevent me from freely considering figures hanging on a balance imagined to be at an infinite distance beyond the confines of the world?
A reverse mortgage is available to anyone who is at least 62 years old and owns a home outright, or has a small mortgage balance remaining.
Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise.
It’s about balance. Do a movie that’s good for your career, then do a one that gets good box office.
Compassion in evangelical churches is out of balance. When I talk about it, I get a lot of glazed expressions.
Without a Prospero-Caliban relationship to balance the Prospero-Ariel one, ‘The Tempest’ loses much of its resonance.
My aim is to be as open and as incomprehensible as possible. There has to be a perfect balance between open and shut.
There’s a certain amount of tyranny in all of us to some extent, and in some people it’s much more developed than in others. It’s a different balance which makes us all different.
I love the paddle board. It’s just a really good way to recenter. Being on the water is really peaceful, and you have to focus on your balance and holding yourself up. Doing a little bit of yoga under the sun on the water is really, really magical.
Cancer is the ultimate nemesis that hangs in the balance for one in three women and one in two men in their lifetime.
There’s a balance of feminine and masculine energy. Unfortunately, it’s an imbalanced world because of the people that are in charge, and that’s egotistical men.
It’s unbelievable what one squadron of twelve aircraft did to tip the balance.
When you have balance in your life, work becomes an entirely different experience. There is a passion that moves you to a whole new level of fulfillment and gratitude, and that’s when you can do your best… for yourself and for others.
I think to balance the budget, probably every federal department has to take cuts in my opinion.
How seldom we weigh our neighbor in the same balance with ourselves.
I eat mostly organic, but I love macaroni and cheese, Mexican food, and egg-and-cheese croissants. So when I indulge, I eat protein and veggies for the rest of the day. It really is all about moderation and balance.
Everyone spends their lives trying to balance their world between good and evil.
My goal is always to bring a sense of balance, symmetry, and proportion to each individual face. The brows are an essential starting point.
I love working with a cast and a group of people every day, which is different than recording because you’re usually pretty isolated and alone. They serve as a good balance for each other.
I grew up understanding the pros and cons of what you’re getting into and knowing what comes with your job. I like to keep my private life private, and then work is work. I feel so far I’ve had a really good balance with that.
On balance, my life has been a constant stream of blessings rather than disappointments and failures and tragedies. I wish I had been re-elected. I think I could have kept our country at peace. I think I could have consolidated what we achieved at Camp David with a treaty between Israel and the Palestinians.
I am a working mom, so to be able to have a space for my kids as well as a space for my work, it’s just great. That is what balance is.
I gave up years ago on the concept that you could actually have balance in your life, I think it’s a phantom chase.
I do find that there’s a fine balance between preparation and seeing what happens naturally.
Remember Graham Green’s dictum that childhood is the bank balance of the writer? I think that all writers feel alienated. Most of us go back to an alienated childhood in some way or another. I know that I do.
I’m the guy who’s started businesses, I’ve been a small business owner. I’ve employed hundreds of Pennsylvanians. I know how to get jobs moving in the private sector, rein in the excesses in Washington, and bring some balance to a town that’s lost all balance.
Being in a band is always a compromise. Provided that the balance is good, what you lose in compromise, you gain by collaboration.
The trick, when you’re flirting, is figuring how to keep a balance between being engaging enough to retain someone’s attention and not seeming overly available. So you tease a person a little.
I’m going to continue to try to strike a balance, because I really, really do love doing stand-up, and I don’t see why it should affect the acting.
The Industrial Revolution caused a centuries-long shift in power to the West; globalization is now shifting the balance again.
Singing for stage, if you don’t hear yourself, that’s when you push, and that’s when you can hurt your voice sometimes. So if I can hear myself in my ear, it really helps me to find that balance of how loud I needed to be singing.
I think it is more of an intuitive, circular kind of personality, for starters. And, as I say of horses, the secret to breeding great horses is the three B’s: bones, brains, and balance. If you look at art, it shares some of the same qualities.
I’m quite private. And I never wanted to be the biggest star in the world, really. So in that sense I’ve got a good balance of doing great shows, of making an appearance every now and then and writing music, and I don’t really have to do much else.
Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself, and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use.
Ringer is the perfect balance of what audiences want ot see me do. It’s Cruel Intentions meets Buffy.
As a leader, you don’t get too high on the highs or let the bumps balance down. Every leader over time has probably equal amount of good luck or bad luck – or, you could argue, has good opportunities or challenges.
There is no decision that we can make that doesn’t come with some sort of balance or sacrifice.
I try to play with balance.
Everything I do, whether it’s producing or signing an artist, always starts with the songs. When I’m listening, I’m looking for a balance that you could see in anything. Whether it’s a great painting or a building or a sunset.
You know, it’s a different world now, but to skip ahead and really answer your question, only in the last five years did I find what I call holy maturity, finding the balance, finding the right person in my life so that I could live a normal life.
It’s harder to be a success, globally, and be artistic. Harder to have that balance than just to be artistic when nobody understands you.
Beauty is only skin deep. I think what’s really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit.
Rather than saying, ‘My checking account is a wreck,’ change it to ‘I will learn how to track my spending and balance my checkbook.’
I go to public school, which is nice because that’s where I can go to be Darci, and when I perform, I’m Darci Lynne. It’s my balance.
I like getting to be in the adult world a little bit and then getting to be in the mom world and cook dinners. And, for me, that balance is what makes it nice.
The true – the true economy has got to come back into balance with the very biosphere that sustains us. And I think a lot of people just see the green economy as a different way of allowing the corporate agenda to continue to flourish.
I’ve always thought that the balance between the side of my mind that knows what it is doing and the side that really hasn’t got a clue has to be carefully maintained because if you write too knowingly then you get chilly, and if you write too unknowingly you write bollocks that nobody else can understand.
On balance, after weighing the arguments, I believe that the time has come for Australia to create a new sovereign wealth fund.
When we have a good balance between thinking and feeling… our actions and lives are always the richer for it.
I’ve always been very aware of balance and, even before I had a child, my life always takes priority to my work.
So there is going to be that balance of understanding how to get the best out of the car that day, whether it’s 15th or even if I have a shot at a top 10, protecting that car so we can bring it back when we have to.
I know that all cops are not sterling characters. But you have to have someone to root for. I balance it with rotten cops who will take a bribe, who will beat somebody up.
My sister made certain choices about the life she wanted. Those choices include a steady job, a husband and children. But balance and stability come at a cost. It is harder for her to be spontaneous. It is harder to just up and leave.
The point is to balance on the edge between musicality and content.
A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
I’ve been present at birth, and death is just as present and in equal balance. And I’ve been present at death, and birth is just as present, again in equal balance.
There is much modern music that is better adapted to a wind combination than to a string, although for obvious reasons originally scored for an orchestra. If in such cases the interpretation is equal to the composition the balance of a wind combination is more satisfying.
Movement on clay is totally different to every other surface and you have to have that balance and understanding of how to slide.
In writing, I try to find the right balance between momentum and infinity, truth and beauty.
I guess you’re happy if you have some kind of balance in you. I’m a human being. I have days when I feel paralyzed, days when I feel like a slug. Then I have days when I have good energy, I’ve read the newspaper and I’ve done different things.
If you’re writing a piece for the Boston Pops, the balance is towards one end. If you’re writing a piece for a chamber music society, then it’s towards another point. I won’t make a final answer on that. I think it changes with every piece.
The bigger question is how does a rogue species called humans – whose population just blew through the seven billion mark on it’s way to nine billion members – manage to survive the next century on a planet with finite resources, without destroying its delicate balance in the process.
It is absolutely important to balance stars with newcomers so the whole chemistry and ambience between people who have never worked before becomes far more explosive and exciting.
What I’ve learned is that life is a balance between idealism and realism.
I surround myself with positive, happy people. And I always try to balance things that I have to do with things that I want to do.
You want to be a good parent and you want to be a friend, and it’s hard to be both. You have to balance it as well as you can.
I figure it’s almost like a balance. We’re eating these wonderful collard greens and turnip greens which are so medicinally good for you and, OK, so what if it has a little ham hock in it?
Balance is the enemy of art.
I’ve become more introverted as I’ve got older. I used to be an outgoing person who joked around a lot, but as the amount of energy I expend by sharing my music has increased, I like to balance it by spending time by myself and recuperating.
Work-life balance is not just a buzzy, self-help term that real business people laugh at. You need it.
I eat tons of green veggies to keep my PH balance in check.
The world has crafted a beautiful balance of collective action – common but differentiated responsibility and respective capabilities.
We have managed to acquire $13 trillion of debt on our balance sheet. In my view we have nothing to show for it. We haven’t invested in our roads, our bridges, our waste-water systems, our sewer systems. We haven’t even maintained the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us.
I learned again that the mind-body-spirit connection has to be in balance.
The question is not really about a shift to the economic cone where officers are writing about the balance of payments and the need for economic stabilization.
Hopefully I’m a role model for positive change for everyone – not just women. It’s very important to find balance between men and women.
It’s always about finding the right balance between answering some questions and raising new ones to keep your story going.
I want balance in my life.
I want to ensure that I strike a balance between all kinds of films.
I’m not a professional politician. I’m a professional problem solver, and I believe we should cut the salaries of senators and congressmen 10 percent until they balance the budget. I call that conservative common sense.
A wise woman recognizes when her life is out of balance and summons the courage to act to correct it, she knows the meaning of true generosity, happiness is the reward for a life lived in harmony, with a courage and grace.
Eros is very close to death. And both things, in a way, balance each other.
I’ve learned to recognize, a lot of it forced through the process of recovery, that I’m wired wrong in certain ways; the chemical balance of my brain is off in terms of depression a little bit.
But all the money in the world cannot make you happy either, so there has to be a balance.
In 1844, there was a balance of perhaps of a couple of thousand dollars on the cr side.
I balance my meals. I have never been a big dessert guy.
Fiscal policy should balance growth, equity, and sustainability concerns, including protecting society’s most vulnerable.
I balance with prayer and music. I sing every day.
There are players who are arrogant, and players who probably need more self-confidence. But if you get the balance right, you can get the best out of yourself.
Diversification has been, and balance, like Wellington, has been so drummed into me, it’s part of my personality.
It’s hard to balance everything. It’s always challenging.
Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance. The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen.
Luck is a very thin wire between survival and disaster, and not many people can keep their balance on it.
For working mothers, creating a work-life balance is critical, as we must ensure we do not neglect any significant part of our lives – our children, our family’s health, our own health and fitness, our marriage, and, of course, our careers.
Rome holds my psyche in balance. Whenever I’m there, it’s like a holiday.
Back in those days, in the fifties and sixties, countries had balance of payment’s deficits or surpluses, those were reflected much more than today in movements of reserves among countries.
I feel that gender balance in the work environment is actually the best recipe for success.
However, without considering this connection, there is no doubt but that more good than evil, more delight than sorrow, arises from compassion itself; there being so many things which balance the sorrow of it.
I think DOOM had just the right mix of elements that keep people coming back to it: great monsters, excellent weapons with great balance, a spooky environment and extreme speed.
I champion sensibly designed racial affirmative action, not because I have benefited from it personally – though I have. I support it because, on balance, it is conducive to the public good.
The marketplace can handle this. The laws are there. The courts have shown a consistent ability to find a balance between copyright owners and copyright users.
A lot of people like to ask me, ‘Ali, how on earth do you balance family and career?’ Men never get asked that question. Because they don’t.
Carbon zero simply means that the emissions you are releasing either are zero or balance out to zero.
In life sciences, we find a reasonable balance between men and women. In engineering and computer science, we have a major problem. A very small percentage of women will be in computer science.
With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction.
With their bright color and fantastic balance of acidity and sweetness, tomatoes are a natural refresher and the perfect element for meals on warm and sultry days.
A lot of people thought my career was over. If you’re not releasing records, then something must be wrong. Either the record company doesn’t like your music, or you’ve been dropped. It has to something negative. It’s not like you wanted to take a break, or want some balance, or smell the roses.
Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away.
I’m still learning how to be comfortable touring. I haven’t found that balance yet.
If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony.
One can make a case that says that since 85% of children being brought up in single family homes are being brought up by women that about 85% of elementary school teachers should be males to balance out the feminization that the boys and girls receive.
Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won’t make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa – and it’s about getting a balance.
The fact is that one of the earliest lessons I learned in business was that balance sheets and income statements are fiction, cash flow is reality.
If the Republicans get control back of the United States Senate, we will no longer have a check and balance on the White House, on the Republican Congress.
When we look at our justice system, we have this image of a balancing scale: truth and justice, right and wrong. But for years, our system has been lopsided, where it’s not about truth and justice or balance. It’s about being tough on crime, and sometimes that means you’re putting the wrong person behind bars.
I can’t sing but I can understand wanting to keep a balance, trying to pursue dreams, while creating a stable environment for my children.
Humans are upsetting a fragile balance that their own human ancestors established.
The challenge of work-life balance is without question one of the most significant struggles faced by modern man.
When I got fired, I had a feeling of loss because Viacom had been a passionate long-term relationship. But I got my balance back. I guess it’s like getting jilted by a girlfriend, a serious girlfriend. You move on.
Sooner and later you will see great changes made, dreadful horrors and vengeances. For as the Moon is thus led by its angel, the heavens draw near to the Balance.
I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet, tap and jazz. They helped a great deal with body control, balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing.
I’m a big believer in keeping a certain balance between the whirlwind that life can feel like sometimes, and slowing down and doing things that really make me feel alive.
The beauty comes with the balance. Everyone should find his own balance in his personal as well as his professional life. Once you do so, you will feel and look beautiful.
I think there is something for all of us where you find a balance in your life, where you feel that everything you do isn’t about your own creature comforts or satisfying your own appetites. Some of it has to be directed outward and there is a huge satisfaction in that.
Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends.
We are tasked to rebuild not just a damaged economy, and a debt-ridden balance sheet, but to do so by drawing forth the best that is in our fellow citizens. If we would summon the best from Americans, we must assume the best about them. If we don’t believe in Americans, who will?
Almost everyone who reaches a plateau where he or she is happy and comfortable says it’s because of finding balance between work, relaxation, exercise, socialising and family – plus some alone time to do something contemplative, creative, or educational.
Autonomy leads to empowerment. We work hard to maintain a balance between collaboration and cooperation and independence.
This hiatus coming up I’m looking at a comedy because I need the balance.
I tried piano, acting, and a bunch of things. My family let me do what I wanted to do; they made sure I had balance in my life because I was self-driven. Listen to your kid, encourage them, and make it fun.
I feel like I needed a balance. I don’t want to forget about my personal life and spending time with myself.
Many marriages break up over hormonal imbalance, which is truly sad because it comes from a lack of understanding. When hormones are put back in balance with natural bioidentical hormones, a woman or man resumes their normal life of feeling good and having days filled with quality.
Serenity is the balance between good and bad, life and death, horrors and pleasures. Life is, as it were, defined by death. If there wasn’t death of things, then there wouldn’t be any life to celebrate.
Without the potato, the balance of European power might never have tilted north.
There’s always more demands than there’s time to meet them, so it’s constantly a matter of trying to balance them.
I quit ‘Magnum’ to have a family. It took a long time to get off the train, but I try very hard to have balance, and this ranch has helped me do that.
It’s really important to have balance, spend some time in nature, go to a few parties, enjoy my friends and really chill out.
The hardest thing to find in life is balance – especially, the more success you have, the more you look to the other side of the gate.
There is a tension between parliamentary and popular sovereignty. A lively, meaningful democracy would achieve a balance between the two.
I’d heard that swimming feels so good when you’re pregnant, and I love being in the ocean. I was even paddle boarding up until 17 weeks, but then my center of gravity and balance were completely off.
These people you grew up with, they’re important to you in your life. They’ve been there for you. They’re your friends. They’ve seen you make it. They really are happy for you. But they see you with this new life, with a new set of friends, and it can be hard to balance that.
It’s insane to try to balance the budget.
The Anglo-Americans want the balance of power in Eurasia. The only balance of power they can achieve now is the whole of Europe against Russia. The only choice for us is either to join this Western European bloc or join in with Russia.
I learned how to horseback ride in English style, which is very hard, by the way. I had no idea how challenging it was. I’ve always ridden horses, but Western is like riding a horse in a rocking chair, as opposed to English, where you have to balance and hold on with your legs.
In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth.
The powers of Congress are totally inadequate to preserve the balance between the respective States, and oblige them to do those things which are essential for their own welfare or for the general good.
I was very immature when I was young, and for me there was no balance. Everything was just all or nothing.
Unfortunately, our stock is somehow not well understood by the markets. The market compares us with generic companies. We need to look at Biocon as a bellwether stock. A stock that is differentiated, a stock that is focused on R&D, and a very, very strong balance sheet with huge value drivers at the end of it.
When you get quick fame and success and exposure, it makes you feel dizzy, and I didn’t want to lose my balance ’cause that’s something I’ve been struggling with for so many years. I’m not fond of the idea of making it in Hollywood. That’s not my aim; otherwise, I would have settled down in Los Angeles.
I think it’s really cool how J. Lo’s been able to balance an acting career and a music career. That’s something I strive for.
After that I couldn’t show my face outside. I lost my identity and balance. I was still living with my parents, and they were my only friends. For so many people, this thing with the nurse was confirmation that I must be mad or mentally ill.
I wish I got a little bit more time at home. I am away a lot and being around my loved ones and friends is good for me. It grounds me. It’s something I need to make more time for. I think I need a little more balance.
I balanced all, brought all to mind, the years to come seemed waste of breath, a waste of breath the years behind, in balance with this life, this death.
It’s unhealthy for people to never express any kind of negativity or doubt. To have balance, you need to address that side of your thoughts as well as the positive. Otherwise, you tend toward crazy.
I don’t believe, in the 21st century, in the balance of power system. This is a European idea of the 19th and 20th centuries.
I’ve found that balance is key. I’m no longer an extremist in any one direction.
With sushi, it is all about balance. Sometimes they cut the fish too thick, sometimes too thin. Often the rice is overcooked or undercooked. Not enough rice vinegar or too much.
You know, a balance-sheet is like a bikini, it shows more but it hides what is vital. I learnt to read a balance sheet and then I got fascinated by stocks.
I’m a neurotic Jew who doesn’t want loans. I can’t even carry a balance on my credit card without having a nervous breakdown.
A lot of time, mothers put their kids first, their selves aside, and then there’s some moms who are like, ‘Look, I’m going to try and balance it all out and still have my personal life.’
As I get older, the more I don’t want my life to be emotionally out of balance in the way it was in my twenties.
I was born partially deaf and suffered from labyrinthitis, which affected my balance. I had numerous ear infections and spent my childhood in and out of hospital having operations.
So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity.
I think that in the last four or five years I’ve constantly struggled with the balance in my life.
You have to balance, but you can be aggressive as a chef. It benefits the food. You have to be passionate. You can’t be angry cooking.
‘For Unlawful Carnal Knowledge’ took a year to record; that’s why the playing on it might sound somewhat labored. ‘Balance,’ on the other hand, was written and recorded in only four months, so the whole process was quicker and more immediate.
I’d like to guest star on ‘Game of Thrones.’ I love period pieces and dark material. I think the show has a good balance of that and some solid characters.
To me, Slow parenting is about bringing balance into the home. Children need to strive and struggle and stretch themselves, but that does not mean childhood should be a race. Slow parents give their children plenty of time and space to explore the world on their own terms.
Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions – of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas.
I find being a mother is a huge advantage. Of course, I’m probably a little more tired than I might be if I didn’t have children, but I think they provide me the balance that I need to keep my mind off of lifting.
My films are of paramount importance to me, the same as my family. That’s not going to change. This is a balance I have to strike throughout my life.
The balance between freedom and security is a delicate one.
I think that insecurity/confidence balance is necessary.
It’s all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family.
I truly believe that ESPN has been in the forefront in terms of the diversity in front of the camera and improving the balance between men and women.
I believe in the balance between dreaming and building.
I like potential in people. If I find someone who has lot of potential and can do something with life, then I don’t see bank balance, which family he comes from, or his religion.
The mers were also designed to reproduce only at long intervals, in order to maintain the natural balance of the environment in which they were placed.
I just want to make sure I have a sense of balance between work and life, because work is my life and the lines can get really blurry.
We can’t have deficit spending in Texas. You have to balance your budget every two years.
One of the great political and economic challenges of our time is figuring out the balance between wealth that benefits society and wealth that distorts.
I’m so happy now. I love that I’m in a relationship right now… I want a life… The past five years or so I’ve found my groove and my balance.
For me, food is all about balance. If you eat plenty of fruits, vegetables, and an appropriate amount of poultry, fish, and red meat that are sourced from good places, you’re doing well. It’s important to make sure that the meat you’re consuming is hormone-free.
It’s always agonising to separate my life as an actress and personal life. Just because I’m happy with my acting life doesn’t mean I’m happy with my personal life. I’m always making an effort to balance between the two.
I think the approach of the character for us is the same in a silent movie as in a talking movie because we had balance, we had lines to learn.
I grew up in a show business family, so we’ve always had a great sense of balance, being so close to my parents.
The copyright bargain: a balance between protection for the artist and rights for the consumer.
There’s certainly pressure to find your audience early. You need to paint the picture, but it’s tough trying to find the balance between a show that people can tune in on any given week while still grabbing the people who are there every week.
The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark.
In a broken marriage, it can be challenging and tough to get that work/life balance. I love performing but I also love being a mum, and I hate having to choose between them.
I’ve definitely been in relationships with friends where I wanted to do something different than I know a friend has. It’s that complicated balance between wanting to do what you know is right for you and not wanting to hurt someone’s feelings.
Our laws governing lobbying and campaign contributions have struck the right balance between the wishes of the people and those of private industry, so why are we so quick to doubt that the same great results can be achieved by putting the government’s justice-dealing branch on the same market-based course?
The chemistry at a table is so important. You must start with a carefully balanced mix of personalities. If the balance is off, and the stakes are too big for some of the players, it kills the game. Too small, and everybody gets bored.
I think at the end of the day you have to find a balance with what’s really important.
I don’t accept the argument of people like David Horowitz that the government should impose some sort of predetermined political balance on academic research.
My biggest problem when I was younger was trying to balance my ability with what the team needed me to do to officially run the offense.
The body needs its rest, and sleep is extremely important in any health regimen. There should be three main things: eating, exercise and sleep. All three together in the right balance make for a truly healthy lifestyle.
I’ve had nonstop financial problems my whole adult life. It’s always been a constant balance, year to year: ‘Where’s the time? Where’s the money?’
Job creation is a choice. Investing in cleaner, greener technologies that allow us to strike a more sustainable balance with the other living systems of this earth – this, too, is a choice.
I do feel like I’m at ease in my own skin when I find an androgynous balance.
Mostly I built golf courses the way I played golf, which was left-to-right. But I learned very rapidly that people wanted to see more than just the way I played golf and that I had to balance up what I was doing, right-to-left, left-to-right, etc.
The body maintains balance in only a handful of ways. At the end of the day, disease occurs when these basic systems are out of whack.
States should not balance their budgets on the backs of students.
I decided I was going to play Cleopatra as someone with a brain. She’s kept Egypt, this tiny country, in a balance of power with the almighty Roman empire, and she’s done it through force of personality.
There are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action – to try to balance out those effects.
Most aspiring child actors or child stars have a passion for it. But as easy as it is for me to say that I wouldn’t put my kids in it, if I saw that they really, really wanted to do and they had the drive, then I would fully support it. As long as there’s balance at home, then they could do whatever they wanted to do.
I think that running creates a sense of balance in my life. And it really calms me down.
The trick of making movies in this culture is how to not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made – and that’s a tricky balance.
The Native American cultures on this continent, most of them, were matrilineal, and some women were the chiefs. Societies were about balance.