Words matter. These are the best Fixing Quotes from famous people such as P. J. O’Rourke, Adam Ondra, Philippe Falardeau, Gretchen Whitmer, Fred Brooks, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
People are always angry at America. They’re absolutely certain that America either caused their problems or is deliberately not fixing their problems. But the anger is always directed at America and never at Americans.
I didn’t want to hike to the top of El Capitan and rappel down the route, and start fixing lines. For me it was really important to try to climb it from the ground up at first.
When I’m actually making a film and trying to find solutions, I like to watch making-of documentaries about huge films, like ‘Gladiator.’ That couldn’t be more apart from what I’m doing, but you see Ridley Scott facing huge problems and fixing them.
I ran on fixing the roads… I ran on cleaning up drinking water.
The fundamental problem with program maintenance is that fixing a defect has a substantial chance of introducing another.
Class action lawsuits are an important part of our legal system. All citizens should have the right to band together and settle grievances with bigger companies, but that system is broken and it needs fixing.
Though social eugenics was discredited long ago, we still often think of the genome in quasi-eugenic terms. When we read about the latest discovery of a link between a gene and a disease, we imagine that we’ve learned the cause of the disease, and we may even think we’ll get a cure by fixing the gene.
If wealthy people put both their money and their time into fixing issues, I think we’d have much better results than if the government tried to fix those same issues.
Even if my job for the day is cleaning the vents or fixing the toilet, it still feels good to be a part of the space program and advancing exploration.
I regret the Pro Fit investment because I didn’t know that I was dealing with people who were more concerned about the exposure than fixing their business.
I play golf, and then I see working out in the evening as my way of taking care of any aches or pains that need fixing.
We do a very good job at fixing broken bodies but not such a great job at healing broken minds with our returning veterans.
Reforming public education, cutting property taxes, fixing adult and child protective services and funding our budget can all occur when Democrats and Republicans engage in consensus and cooperation – not cynicism and combat.
Fixing a broken immigration system. Protecting our kids from gun violence. Equal pay for equal work, paid leave, raising the minimum wage. All these things still matter to hardworking families; they are still the right thing to do; and I will not let up until they get done.
I was always good at fixing things growing up. I wanted to work on boats. That was what my dad did.
The biggest difficulty in film industry today is not that of getting dates, actors or finance, but writers. We don’t get writers. They are like heart surgeons with whom you need to meet after fixing an appointment.
I don’t know how the other senators see me. I hope they see me as a farmer. That’s really what I am. But I don’t think they see me on a tractor or fixing equipment. I hope they see me grounded, as somebody who has common sense.
Many problems are so complex that even if we had the money to fix them, we wouldn’t know how to do it. Fixing inner-city schools, reducing obesity, creating peace in the Middle East are just a few examples.
Fixing health care and fixing the economy are two sides of the same coin.
I want to create a collection, almost like a trilogy of sorts. Whereas ‘Milk and Honey’ was very much like holding a mirror up to yourself, the second book is turning that mirror around and fixing it on the world. The book is a reflection of the times we are in.
I’m starting to feel like I can actually figure out how stuff works. I can actually pick stuff apart and have a chance of fixing it.
While most of my public service work centers on improving our schools and fixing our broken immigration system, I also strongly stand for personal freedom.
When we ask bureaucrats to identify who is responsible for fixing anything, they reassure us that there are ‘procedures in place.’
Elijah Cummings and his colleagues in the House are hung up on giving more money to Puerto Rico when we have our own farmers who are fixing to lose their farm.
I’m a huge NASCAR fan, but I’m not a gearhead. I’ve never been into fixing cars. It’s not because I don’t like it. I would love to know more. It’s just my dad never taught me that stuff because my dad wasn’t a mechanic.
I regularly encourage employees to break rules. I also say to employees that leadership starts with complaining and dissatisfaction. But it doesn’t stop there. It comes from saying you’re dissatisfied with something and then fixing it and making it better for everybody.
When I go to my friends’ places back home, I’m constantly fixing their TVs.
Whether the task is fixing health care, upgrading K-12 education, bolstering national security, or a host of other missions, the U.S. is better at patching problems than fixing them.
Someone in Washington needs to get serious about fixing the tax code. That is what needs to happen.
I would be a fool to tell you that there was no fixing. You ask if wrestling is for real? Well, I think my own body answers that question.
If you’re fixing a game, you’re making calls up against star players to get that star player to the bench so that team is at a major disadvantage.
Venture capitalists buy minority positions in young companies they think will grow quickly; buy-out investors buy most or all of companies they think can be turned around by fixing a few basic things.
Fixing our schools must begin with reforming the way we attract talent to teaching.
One of the reasons I’ve never done intensive psychotherapy or any of that stuff is that if there’s anything in me that needs fixing, I want to know that I can rely on my own intuition to fix it.
I’m quite handy with a screwdriver. I like making and fixing things.
As an opinion manager, a campaign consultant, fixing personality negatives is a lot easier than fixing character negatives.
People imagine that programming is logical, a process like fixing a clock. Nothing could be further from the truth.
To find better means of fixing the brain, we first need to achieve something more fundamental. We must understand how it works.
We can prove to the American people that fixing the crisis at our border is more important than scoring political points.
I’ve always loved painting, although I never show anyone what I’ve done. Mainly because I don’t do it well. But it’s like a form of visual diary for me. A way of fixing things in my mind.
Let’s Wrestle would rather poke fun than point fingers, even if there’s a problem that needs fixing.
Women’s role in the household has changed since the women’s movement. I don’t know if women’s role outside the household has changed. I mean, are more women mowing lawns and fixing shingles and doing electrical work and plumbing?
Every day, children who are U.S. citizens are separated from their families as a result of immigration policies that need fixing.
Working and being involved in multiple businesses and fixing things has almost turned into an addiction, but I can’t seem to want to change it.
We have perfected the art of finding problems without fixing real-world issues. We focus too much on complexity, not harm.
I like files. I like editing a CSS file without necessarily having to edit an HTML file. I like fixing a problem by replacing a corrupted file with a clean one. Maybe I’m set in my ways, but I don’t consider it a hardship to open a folder or replace a file.
Expanding Medicaid without fixing Medicaid is a terrible idea.
I think there’s a lot of things that need fixing at Manchester United apart from David Moyes, but in this business, you also realize the head coach is always going to be the first to go, unfortunately.
The whole thing with recording is you have to know when to turn off the tape machine and just stop recording because you want to keep fixing, fixing, fixing, you know?
We have spent our time in government fixing the economy.
Sometimes in this country, we don’t focus a lot on people’s experience and their resume. Mitt Romney would be the most experienced executive to be nominated since 1952. The fundamental task for the next president is going to be fixing things, cleaning things up, being a turnaround artist, if you will.
I don’t write for theme, but if you work closely on some guy fixing a sandwich or a window or a table or trying to visit an old teacher or walking down the street on which he was a boy, a theme, a human hope, will emerge.
My mom was a waitress, and my dad was a plumber who worked for the City of San Clemente fixing mains breaks, so not too glamorous.
Fixing obesity is going to require a change in our modern relationship with food. I’m hopeful that we begin to see a turnaround in this childhood obesity epidemic.
That is why, no matter how desperate the predicament is, I am always very much in earnest about clutching my cane, straightening my derby hat and fixing my tie, even though I have just landed on my head.