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The DSS offices are not given enough funding, their staff are poorly paid and are driven to distraction by the amount of work they have to do. There is frequent turnover of staff. Morale is extremely low. Working with desperate people all day is very dispiriting; their unhappiness rubs off on you.
Ismail Merchant was just the most seductive, passionate, outrageous, driven, genius of a man.
Liberals have difficulty understanding the Tea Party because they think it is a bunch of selfish racists. But I think the Tea Party is driven in large part by concerns about fairness.
I am very driven. I work really hard, whether it's acting or my charity or even poker. When I focus on something I give it my all.
When I took my first job, I was among only a handful of women. It was isolating at times. My love for technology kept me going, and I got to where I am today driven by my passion and self confidence.
All the tribes tell the same story. They are surrounded on all sides, the game is destroyed or driven away; they are left to starve, and there remains but one thing for them to do - fight while they can.
I'm always driven to keep doing something different and better.
Napoleon had been fighting this army of slaves and free people in Haiti and it depleted his forces. And after the Revolution, when the French were driven out, they stopped and sold this big chunk of North America to the Americans for very little money.
We're getting job creation in healthcare and educational services. We've been getting that all along. It's demographically driven, it's funded by the government, and that's held up.
Often, what you see in the media is driven by economic forces.
In the same way that you're driven in your business to keep innovating - Facebook is a wonderful example of constant innovation - think about doing that in philanthropy.
I'm driven to go out and find new things to write about.
I'm a driven perfectionist, very self-critical.
If an essay has a 'motive,' it is linked more to happenstance and opportunity than to the driven will. A genuine essay is not a doctrinaire tract or a propaganda effort or a broadside.
I have always been driven. I have always believed in what I believe very deeply.
The older I get, and the more collections I do, the more I'm driven by real style and beauty. My aim is to reveal and not to display women.
I've never been driven by fame or money or anything like that. It's never been part of my psyche.
I think the chance of finding beauty is higher if you don't work on it directly. Beauty in architecture is driven by practicality. This is what you learn from studying the old townscapes of the Swiss farmers.
I don't say what God is, but a name That somehow answers us when we are driven To feel and think how little we have to do With what we are.
Edwin Arlington Robinson
I was a 'Duck Hunt' and 'Mario' guy, and stuff like that. I was never technologically driven. I never had all the cool, new toys. I was the youngest child, I wasn't the only child, so I wasn't spoiled as a kid. And, we were on the farm, so we didn't have a lot. Also, with computers, I'm not very good with them. I just check my email.
And one thing that I always believed and that I knew for certain was that I could never have sustained a personal relationship while I worked this hard, or while I was that driven this intensely by the story.
The Italians have their priorities right: They're driven, they do their work, but they really enjoy the day-to-day and they don't put off the enjoyment of the everyday for some future goal.
What inspires me is not so much the music as the opportunity to interact with composers. I think that has driven everything I've done.
Also, I am driven by a wonderful muse called alimony.
Most Americans may not realize that the news they consume is driven in part by the media mantra, 'if it bleeds, it leads.'
John F. Kennedy
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