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We all seek approval, and our mother's seal is usually the most important. The nitty gritty is that we have to accept ourselves, even if it is just to be ready for the next cut-down. Mom's blessing or not.
Acting... was the biggest charge I ever had. What other artist has it so good? Approval so quick?
When I started writing, I did have some idealised notion of my dad as a writer. But I have less and less of a literary rivalry with him as I've gone on. I certainly don't feel I need his approval, although maybe that's because I'm confident that I've got it.
God wants to father all of us until we're dead sure of his approval, his guiding power and his promise of heaven.
President Bush has said that he does not need approval from the UN to wage war, and I'm thinking, well, hell, he didn't need the approval of the American voters to become president, either.
My father was my god. His approval was so valuable to me.
In America, Jefferson noted with approval, women knew their place.
You should seek approval from yourself.
The state and the church seldom approve of anything I do. I don't need their approval. I don't aspire to the heterosexual nuclear family model.
Even though I don't feel I need approval, it's still important to me to give a good performance. I'm hard on myself.
I don't have anything to prove anymore. I don't have a record deal, no one has any expectations, I'm in a position of freedom. I don't need anyone's approval.
The women who don't feel that people think they're sexy are the ones who seem to titillate in that way, because they don't feel like they're getting that kind of approval.
It was quite instant that he wanted Harry's approval. Did you notice that? And the children sort of rescued him this time. It's a great turnabout. That's what happens as your children get older. They do things for you, and it's quite shocking when they do.
Spanking and verbal criticism have become, to many parents, more important tools of child rearing than approval.
Those whose approval you seek most give you the least.
When my mother left her second husband, she wrote her autobiography and presented it to him for his approval.
A man cannot be made comfortable without his own approval.
Reputation is favorable notoriety as distinguished from fame, which is permanent approval of great deeds and noble thoughts by the best intelligence of mankind.
George William Curtis
The increase of territory and power of empires by force of arms has been the policy of all great powers, and it has always been possible to get the approval of their state religion.
John Boyd Orr
I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything.
As much as we thirst for approval we dread condemnation.
I think it is vital to fight to do something you want to do despite not gaining your community's or your friends' approval.
But things such as 'Harry Potter', all I can do is shape my character, seek the director's approval on that, and basically take it from there. Professor Flitwick in 'Harry Potter', I kind of defined how I saw him from reading the book, and luckily that matched up with the director's vision.
This weird thing that musicians have... it's got something to do with approval, and not feeling good enough, and therefore going out and being great somehow makes your life valid.
The main reason why men and women make different aesthetic judgments is the fact that the latter, generally incapable of abstraction, only admire what meets their complete approval.
If I wasn't so insecure about myself I wouldn't work as hard as I do. I am constantly seeking approval.
Jonathan Rhys Meyers
I'm still craving approval from my parents. It took a lot of success for me to realize it was never coming. It's just not in their nature.
One longs to be funny, to make people laugh. Laughter is such a sign of approval, isn't it?
Is it any wonder, why the approval ratings of the Congress go up every time we go into recess?
It seems as if everybody in the country was getting impatient to get his or her particular soldier out of the Army and to upset the carefully arranged system of points for retirement which we had arranged with the approval of the Army itself.
Henry L. Stimson
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