Top 60 Pervasive Quotes

Words matter. These are the best Pervasive Quotes from famous people such as Julian Baggini, Douglas Rushkoff, Gioconda Belli, Brian Stelter, Elliot Richardson, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.

The idea that there is a sharp boundary between our tru

The idea that there is a sharp boundary between our true inner selves and the outside world is pervasive but highly questionable. The boundaries of the self might well be more porous than we ordinarily think.
Julian Baggini
Our technologies become more complex while we become more simple. They learn about us while we come to know less and less about them. No one person can understand everything going on in an iPhone, much less pervasive systems.
Douglas Rushkoff
Sexuality surrounds us like a dangerous aura. The same reverence that is given to the spirit is not given to the flesh. We have had a sexual revolution, but the sexual revolution only has made sex more pervasive. It hasn’t granted the level of reverence and respect that it should have.
Gioconda Belli
Well, I think the public has been well-served by the increase in fact-checking. And I find it shocking that not all news outlets have invested in hiring fact-checkers because the line is so pervasive.
Brian Stelter
There is an increasingly pervasive sense not only of failure, but of futility. The legislative process has become a cruel shell game and the service system has become a bureaucratic maze, inefficient, incomprehensible, and inaccessible.
Elliot Richardson
The Middle East is ailing. The malady stems from pervasive violence, shortages of food, water and educational opportunities, discrimination against women and – the most virulent cause of all – the absence of freedom.
Shimon Peres
I’m not a good photographer, not a good writer. I’m a pretty regular person whose insecurity is so pervasive that it makes me always feel vulnerable.
Sally Mann
Power as an experience is as intense as sex. Power is more pervasive and unremitting. Sex has periods of remission.
John J. McLaughlin
By denying its musical and artistic merit, hip hop’s critics get to have it both ways: they can deny the legitimate artistic standing of rap while seizing on its pervasive influence as an art form to prove what a terrible effect it has on youth.
Michael Eric Dyson
When I go back to America, after a few days I am once again filled with this kind of angry alienation and disgust with this thing there that America has got – you have no idea how pervasive it is there. The public relations and propaganda put out by the corporate mono-culture there is so pervasive.
Robert Crumb
I’ve learned that it’s often the less obvious, yet pervasive and questionable, everyday behaviors of men in our industry that collectively make it inhospitable for women.
Chris Sacca
Dowry is still pervasive and spreading like cancer in the society. Apart from legal sanctions, there should be more social awareness on the issue so that people start to practice what they preach.
Sheikh Hasina
Prediction by analogy -creativity – is so pervasive we normally don’t notice it.
Jeff Hawkins
The illusion of purpose and design is perhaps the most pervasive illusion about nature that science has to confront on a daily basis.
Lawrence M. Krauss
Ultimately, I feel like there is just a pervasive evidence of God. Though I know that is maybe a controversial thing to say.
Julien Baker
My father was a graduate student at Oxford in the early 1960s, where the conventions and etiquette of clothing were crucial to the pervasive class consciousness of the place and time.
Russell Smith
Of course, bad marriages are so pervasive that they have invaded the faith community too.
Jerry B. Jenkins
The cradle-to-grave welfare state diminishes individual initiative and can breed a pervasive sclerosis.
Jacob Weisberg
The most pervasive cyber threat to the U.S. financial sector is from cyber criminals.
James Clapper
The AIDS epidemic began before I was born – I’ve never known a world without it. And yet, despite its omnipresence in our lives, there remains a pervasive silence around AIDS among young people, particularly young women.
Jurnee Smollett-Bell
Social thinking requires very exacting thresholds to be powerful. For example, we’ve had social thinking for 200,000 years, and hardly anything happened that could be considered progress over most of that time. This is because what is most pervasive about social thinking is ‘how to get along and mutually cope.’
Alan Kay
Mobile communications and pervasive computing technologies, together with social contracts that were never possible before, are already beginning to change the way people meet, mate, work, war, buy, sell, govern and create.
Howard Rheingold
We’re invited to believe that the worst effects of Stalinism arose from its ‘dogmatic’ intransigence; but it is precisely because so much was left open to interpretation that its Terror was so pervasive.
Mark Fisher
As she was about to run for president in 2008, Clinton opposed a free-trade agreement with Panama – an agreement that, as Sanders pointed out, would make the kind of money-laundering we learned about from the Panama papers even more pervasive.
Greg Grandin
The truth is many of us have been socialized to think that if we are not the very best, if we are not at the top 1 percent of whatever it is we do, then we are not good enough. To reinforce this already pervasive mental model, society has established a competitive hierarchy for just about everything.
Elizabeth Thornton
This Metaverse is going to be far more pervasive and powerful than anything else. If one central company gains control of this, they will become more powerful than any government and be a god on Earth.
Tim Sweeney
The more consciously democratic Americans became, however, the less they were satisfied with a conception of the Promised Land, which went no farther than a pervasive economic prosperity guaranteed by free institutions.
Herbert Croly
A really important thing when you come up with a concept is that you solve a pervasive problem for people, and you don’t try to create a new way to do something that isn’t necessarily broken.
Nick Woodman
We are all aware that corruption is pervasive. It operates at every level. The poor may carry its greatest burden, but it is an affliction that every Indian is desperate to be rid of.
Rahul Gandhi
On both sides of the Atlantic, politics has come to be dominated by vitriolic name-calling and pervasive dishonesty.
Max Boot
Living under the perpetual and pervasive threat of racism seems, for black men and black women, to quite literally reduce lifespans.
Clint Smith
In our quest to define and describe the world, we have

In our quest to define and describe the world, we have crisscrossed the oceans and continents, compiling exhaustive knowledge about its life forms and features, and extended our physical reach through technology, which provides us instantaneous and pervasive access to information about seemingly everything.
Alan Huffman
At the end of the 19th century and the first half of the 20th century in Austria, there was a lot of anti-Semitism. Anti-Semitism in Austria was much more pervasive than in Germany. And Austrians took to Nazi ideas and anti-Semitism much more readily than Germans did, really.
Viggo Mortensen
The most resilient companies foster a pervasive culture of innovation at all levels of the organization – one that values risk-taking, embraces experimentation and considers failure an inevitable part of thinking boldly.
Lynne Doughtie
Science shouldn’t be just for scientists, and there are encouraging signs that it is becoming more pervasive in culture and the media.
Martin Rees
The concept of neutrality can lead to a brooding and pervasive devotion to the secular and a passive, or even active, hostility to the religious. Such results are not only not compelled by the Constitution, but, it seems to me, are prohibited by it.
Arthur Goldberg
Too often, customary practices and discrimination on the basis of gender, ethnicity, race, religion, social status, or class are the root sources of pervasive inequality in many countries.
Said Musa
Transgender people, especially transgender women of color, face pervasive discrimination throughout life, including by those sworn to protect us.
Sarah McBride
One of the most pervasive and damaging trends we are seeing in the 21st-century workplace is the deliberate misclassification of workers by employers looking to shift responsibility and cut costs.
Tom Perez
I enjoy what I do, but I also do it on time because my audience is very pervasive; they’re everywhere, and they will constantly remind me if I’m not on time.
Ray William Johnson
The FHA literally drew up the redlining map and then basically distributed – I’m sorry, the Home Owners’ Loan Corporation actually did it, and then distributed to banks who used that as policy to determine how they would lend and who they would lend to. The racism in the system was pervasive and total.
Ta-Nehisi Coates
True as this is, it is also true that for one who won through there were many who gained nothing, and it was, and is, the sheer weight of numbers of those who failed of this that has made their influence on the modern life as pervasive and controlling as it is.
Ralph Adams Cram
Given the pervasive secrecy of the Bush-Cheney administration, and the sorry consequences of that disposition, President Barack Obama’s early emphasis on openness in government seems almost inevitable.
Noah Feldman
To end the pervasive culture of sexual harassment, it can no longer be the norm that men look the other way. It only ends when men actively participate in ending it.
J. B. Pritzker
American prejudices about Europe rarely surface in headlines, but they are real, pervasive, and ingrained.
Linda Colley
Antibiotics are so pervasive that they are often prescribed preemptively, as soon as patients report symptoms, before a diagnosis is made.
Bill Maris
Policing language and even legislating against certain behaviours will only go so far to address the pervasive problem of racial bias. To get at the root cause we must have open, honest and sometimes painful conversations.
John Barnes
Innovation will come from an ecosystem of pervasive computing so natural and all-encompassing that it disappears into the background.
Jean-Philippe Courtois
Well, fear and homophobia are both pervasive.
Kathy Acker
Until we address the pervasive structural and interpersonal threats facing communities of color, we will remain unequipped to make equity a reality.
Wayne Messam
The Internet is not pervasive as it could be, or democratic.
Chris Sacca
South Carolina’s lack of access to quality maternal health care is pervasive.
Jaime Harrison
The contributions of African Americans, Native Americans, and immigrants throughout our nation’s history are undeniable, but the tendency to overlook their gallant efforts is pervasive and persistent.
Tammy Duckworth
What amplifies the transformational power ahead is the confluence of two major technological currents today: the universal access to mobile computing and the pervasive use of social networks.
Michael J. Saylor
Living with AIDS is like always having the sword of Damocles over your head. The disease is scarier than death itself. The disease is so messy, so devastating, so pervasive. It robs you of everything you hold dear.
Larry Kramer
There’s a shift to mobile apps; I’d like to see a more pervasive communications experience, and I think Skype can contribute to that.
Tony Bates
With the pervasive popularity of rap music and a black man sitting in the White House, there’s no reason to pretend the NBA has been handicapped by the blackness of basketball.
Jason Whitlock
The features that have made plastic so important in the global market are the same ones that make it such a pervasive pollutant: durability and resistance to degradation.
Tatiana Schlossberg
The most damaging part of pervasive bias, whether it’s implicit or complicit because sometimes it can be well-intentioned, is when that bias gets internalized and women start self-centering and stop thinking that they’re incapable of achieving what they want and achieve empowerment.
Lisa Joy
Depression is incredibly pervasive and thus important to talk about.
Robert Sapolsky