Words matter. These are the best Devote Quotes from famous people such as Daniel Patrick Moynihan, Simon Baron-Cohen, Ellen Key, Elvis Mitchell, Adriano Zumbo, and they’re great for sharing with your friends.
If you don’t have 30 years to devote to social policy, don’t get involved.
It may be true in the case of autism that if you start off with a deficit in terms of empathy or mind reading, you’ve just got more time to devote to understanding the world by systemizing.
It is not sufficient for the young to devote their enthusiasm, their courage, their ambition, their self-sacrifice to the great ideas of the time; the young must not only preserve but increase their powers if they are to be really equal to their eternal task: that of drawing the age in advance.
It’s true that as Mr. Chan makes more American movies – and gets older – we will never again see the kind of fistfight choreography that the star would devote four months to shoot.
High tea is fun. It’s elegant and social and a great way not to have to devote yourself to a big meal but still have a drink and a relaxed time.
The demand that I make of my reader is that he should devote his whole Life to reading my works.
I am keen on doing the regular Hindi film, but I want strong, meaningful roles in my repertoire, which I get down South. I can devote equal time and attention to both, so I don’t see the clash.
From the time I left the Marine Corps after serving as an infantry platoon and company commander in Vietnam, I decided that I would focus on immediate goals that inspired me to devote all of my energy to them, rather than putting together the more cautious and traditional building blocks of a predictable career.
Trust me, never devote 100 per cent of your time and space to a man.
If you read Victorian manuals, they’re crazy – the amount of attention they devote to the perfect making of the bed, the cleanliness of the bed, the hygiene of the bed.
The average person puts only 25% of his energy and ability into his work. The world takes off its hat to those who put in more than 50% of their capacity, and stands on its head for those few and far between souls who devote 100%.
The attempt to devote oneself to literature alone is a most deceptive thing, and often, paradoxically, it is literature that suffers for it.
I decided that my means were sufficient to enable me to devote myself to botany, a determination which I never, during the long period of my subsequent career, had on any occasion any reason to repent of.
Seven and half years ago I began my own journey. For me and my family it was a time of adversity. But during that adversity I derived a deeper faith. And born out of that adversity was a commitment to devote myself to those people and to those issues that truly matter to me.
If the Pope wants to devote his life to fighting climate change, then he can do so in his personal time. But to promote questionable science as Catholic dogma is ridiculous.
Above all be of single aim; have a legitimate and useful purpose, and devote yourself unreservedly to it.
If high-quality content can be effectively delivered via technology, teachers can devote more time to creating innovative experiences, leading Socratic dialogs, or coaching students one-on-one in more targeted and focused interventions.
I got busy with films and found it difficult to devote time to theatre.
I always wanted to devote a certain part of my life to dance – my true being is to be a dancer.
Hockey is my first love, and I devote most of my time to hockey only. But if I get time, I won’t mind working in films, too.
Out of all the things I could imagine spending my time doing, I figure if I was going to devote myself to a mission or dedicate my life to a cause, it should be an enjoyable one. And partying was the most fun thing I could think of and also that other people could relate to.
I’ve worked on a variety of campaigns and fought for a variety of conservative causes for a long time. But it wasn’t until I came back from my military service that I realized I needed to devote myself to others.
Let me make a solemn pledge before all of you, before the whole world and before God, that I will devote all my energy and all I possess in my power to serve the people of Nigeria and humanity.
One has to devote oneself to a particular pursuit. To be successful at anything, you have to make a total commitment to it.
The time that I devote to painting is not a lot of time, but I do it 100 percent while I am working, and then there’s nothing else that counts.
I will be what I will be – and I am now what I am. Here is where I will devote my energy.
As more technology professionals devote more time to mentoring, they will sow the seeds of a future workforce capable of using Internet connections to change the world.
I have to devote my time and thoughts to training and playing.
I create work, and I devote myself to the creative process, and I try to, you know, stay pure in that process and be worthy of the messages that I receive.
My joy knows no bounds… I will devote all my energy and all the powers available to me to the service of Nigeria and humanity.
Of great importance to my outlook on life is the opportunuty I get to meet people on various appearances. I suppose I could devote every weekend to appearances and i do try to make as many as I can.
Conscious of our many problems, I seek today to lay a foundation to our public policy. My fundamental purpose is to devote my term of office to raising the standard of public service in New Jersey.
A man may devote himself to death and destruction to save a nation; but no nation will devote itself to death and destruction to save mankind.
My legislators devote most of their time to attend to people’s problems. I want the people to devote more time and contribute to the development of the state.
In a sense, I am achieving what I set out to do – to devote myself to Stephen, to give him the chance of fulfilling his genius. But what have I become in the process? Who am I? What is there left of me? I am beginning to doubt my own identity.
I tend to end relationships, so she can find somebody better than me. Because I want to be fair to people. I cannot devote enough energy and time and devotion to her. I think that is fair, no?
I never stopped making pictures. There were times when more of my income was coming from other sources, and I had to devote more time to television and movies and records.
A man’s face is not a rich person’s lawn; you are wasting resources if you devote that much energy to trimming your beard, sideburns, or mustache just so. Nor is a man’s face the woods; there need not be the tangled weeds, shrubbery, and wildlife/eggs benedict that get ensnared in them.
Try to devote the percentage of time for each club that you’re going to be using on the golf course. I like to have two or three different clubs that I practice with, not four or five.
When you objectively observe the most spiritual area to which modern people devote themselves, the religions, ask yourself if the basis of modern culture, particularly in religion, is not human self-interest. It is typical of modern sermons that the preacher criticizes people for their selfishness.
The fact that there are still mainstream print media outlets willing to devote precious pages to book coverage at all is a triumph we should all be celebrating.
Notably, the Trump tax cuts also doubled the child tax credit, reducing the tax burden on working families so that they have more resources to devote to their children.
Older fatherhood isn’t all bad: testosterone rates drop about 1% per year as men age, making them less reactive and more patient, and a professionally established middle-aged man is likely to have more time and money to devote to his kids than a twenty-something who’s just getting started.
The state government should devote special attention to safeguard their rights. The rights of the Dalits in Vedaranyam, Karur and other parts of Tamil Nadu should be protected by the state government.
I’d never devote a whole record to heartbreak.
I never hanker after the past – I prefer to devote myself to new tasks.
One does not devote one’s life in art to shock an audience.
In the case of the classic Western helicopter parent, it starts with Baby Einstein and reward charts for toilet training, and it never really ends, which is why colleges have to devote so many resources to teaching parents how to leave their kids alone.
Well, by the end of the millennium, five, six months from now, we hope to somehow manage to move into a new location where we have the whole building, so we can devote space to all our activities.
The important thing about a sport is the people who devote their lives to it.
A lot of people devote their lives to me and what I do. It means the most to be able to repay that faith.
I’ve always been fascinated by activists, people who will devote their life to a cause, people who go to India and to Africa and put their life in jeopardy to do what they believe is right.
I agree with the Speaker and have concluded that my other activities do not permit me to devote the time that membership of the Lords properly requires.
We devote our entire lives to becoming good ball players. We take batting practice until our hands bleed.
Medical physicists work in cooperation with doctors. A few medical physicists devote their time to research and teaching. A few get involved with administrative duties.
Shun no toil to make yourself remarkable by some talent or other; yet do not devote yourself to one branch exclusively. Strive to get clear notions about all. Give up no science entirely; for science is but one.
Look, taste is clearly the crudest of our senses: this is scientifically, objectively factual. It is less nuanced. Eyesight is extraordinary – hearing, touch. I find people who devote their whole lives to taste a little strange.
I am one of those scientists who feels that it is no longer enough just to get on and do science. We have to devote a significant proportion of our time and resources to defending it from deliberate attack from organised ignorance.
Scientifically, happiness is a choice. It is a choice about where your single processor brain will devote its finite resources as you process the world.
If you’re a baboon on the Serengeti, and you’re miserable, it’s almost certainly because some other baboon has had the free time and energy to devote to making you miserable.
I definitely devote so much more time to acting, but since it only takes a day or two to shoot and get pictures out – whereas for acting, you do an audition, or loads, and you might not get any of them – so I did the modeling stuff because, obviously, if I have the opportunity, I’m going to take it.
Selecting about 100 judges of the higher judiciary every year in a rational and fair manner is an onerous task requiring a full-time and not an ex-officio body. An ex-officio body of sitting judges and ministers cannot devote the kind of time required for this job.
Modern conveniences grant us more free time to focus on spiritual needs and devote more time to personal service. But the basic element which should never change in the lives of righteous young women is giving service to others.
If I’m with someone, I want them to be perfectly happy all the time. That, for me, would be the reason you would devote yourself to one person.
I do not think about being beautiful. What I devote most of my time to is being healthy.
My overwhelming concern will always be the well-being of the athletes. In Olympic sport, it is rare for competitors not to devote half their young life to this. Their families will have given up all sorts of things to allow them to do that.
I choose roles where I do not have to devote a lot of time.
My elder brothers were all put apprentices to different trades. I was put to the grammar-school at eight years of age, my father intending to devote me, as the tithe of his sons, to the service of the Church.
In my early 20s, I studied history and politics, and I really thought that perhaps I would devote my life to that.
It is very necessary to devote unconditional attention to your child so that he doesn’t feel neglected.
Of my mental cycles, I devote maybe ten percent to business thinking. Business isn’t that complicated. I wouldn’t want to put it on my business card.
I devote my whole life to my family, and that’s the least I could do, because there’s only one me and 14 of them. I have to give all my energy and all of me to my kids.
I don’t have children, and I’m not in a relationship, so I have the time to devote to myself.
I favor a system where students in publicly funded institutions make a commitment: if they do well in the private sector, they will revert a certain percentage of their income to the education sector; and if they devote some years to public service, their debt will be forgiven.
Normally, people give up parliament because they want to do more business or spend more time with family. My wife said ‘why don’t you say you’re giving up to devote more time to politics?’. And it is what I have done.
Acquiring a repertoire in these days, when the vocal literature is so immense, so overwhelming, that the student with sense will devote all his energies to work and not imagine himself a martyr to art.
Well, it was one of my most gratifying experiences because I could devote my knowledge and my talent for the good for the City of Washington, and all the Federal projects where the Fine Arts Commission had jurisdiction, and it was a tremendous experience.
You can’t just release double albums and expect people to sit there and devote their time to it.
I’m going to devote myself full time to securing and then winning a referendum on leaving the E.U.
I just feel like bands always need to work harder than the hardest working band. You need to constantly be one-upping yourself and surprising yourself at how hard that you’ll work and devote yourself to your craft.
I have tried to devote my life – with all my husband failures, father failures, pastor failures, friend failures, any other possible failures I’m sure I’ve done them – to the God-centeredness of God and my aspiring, yearning to join Him in that activity. God is passionate about hallowing the name of God.
In an effort to devote more time, energy and focus to fewer projects, I’ve had to make some tough decisions, and one such decision was ‘retiring’ from ‘Speakeasy.’
I didn’t devote my life to acting. I give a lot to my work, but my life has always been more important.
I feel like I could devote myself to far more important things than writing novels.
I bade adieu to mechanical inventions, determined to devote the rest of my life to the study of the inventions of God.
People are awake about 16 hours a day, so to devote 30 minutes to keeping your weight down, keeping your body healthy, is not a lot of time.
Do I want more women elected to Parliament? Absolutely. I devote significant amounts of time to getting more women in that situation.
Over the years, I’ve become accustomed to the quiet of that morning meal, a time when I devote myself completely to my faith.
You should live in a manner that should enable you to devote time to writing and contemplation. As is often said, the writer is at work even when he is simply looking out the window.
And so, I will be probably, since I am not involved in all the activity, I will have some spare time to devote to document all this busy part of the flight.
Certainly, I devote my energy to both telling my personal life story and seeking self- obliteration. However, I will not destroy myself through art.
When I was around ten, I decided I would devote myself and my life to music.
I’ve finished 12th standard from Poddar International and enrolled for B.A. in political science in Cambridge University, London. It’s a correspondence course, and I’ll go to London for my exams once a year. That way, I can devote more time to films.
Human beings are social animals; we devote a significant portion of our brain just to dealing with interactions with other humans.
In my mid-20s, I was directing episodes of ‘Alfred Hitchcock’ and ‘Peter Gunn.’ I was pretty much on course and – as I sometimes joke – was prepared to devote my life to become the second best film director in my family.
Opera requires an enormous commitment. You must devote your whole life to producing that extraordinary sound.
I try to devote my afternoons to making music in my home studio, but it’s a lot more fun hanging out with musicians and friends, and trying subtly to influence a band than making your own stuff.
I have a responsibility to devote my energy to my country and my people.
Every orchid or rose or lizard or snake is the work of a dedicated and skilled breeder. There are thousands of people, amateurs and professionals, who devote their lives to this business. Now imagine what will happen when the tools of genetic engineering become accessible to these people.