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One cannot be deeply responsive to the world without being saddened very often.
What a man does for pay is of little significance. What he is, as a sensitive instrument responsive to the world's beauty, is everything!
H. P. Lovecraft
I think I don't regret a single 'excess' of my responsive youth - I only regret, in my chilled age, certain occasions and possibilities I didn't embrace.
I believe that the brain has evolved over millions of years to be responsive to different kinds of content in the world. Language content, musical content, spatial content, numerical content, etc.
Power has to be insecure to be responsive.
As a great man's influence never ends, so also there is not definite finality, no end, to a great survey; it runs along for centuries, ever responsive to the strain of the increasing needs of a growing population and an enlarging domain.
Inspiration in Science may have to do with ideas, but not in Art. In art it is in the senses that are instinctively responsive to the medium of expression.
Anyone who teaches knows that you don't really experience a text until you've taught it, in loving detail, with an intelligent and responsive class.
Joyce Carol Oates
I actually really love working with young actors because they're so responsive and instinctive, and it's a much less honed craft that they're employing.
More particularly, having a largely German-oriented education has made me very responsive to 19th-century German literature.
John le Carre
We are the children of our landscape; it dictates behavior and even thought in the measure to which we are responsive to it.
Our bodies are at once the receiving and transmitting stations for life itself. It is the highest wisdom to recognize this fact and train our bodies to render them sensitive and responsive to nature. art and religion.
Ruth St. Denis
The Fed has got to become a more democratic institution that is responsive to the needs of the middle class, not just Wall Street CEOs.
I'm responsive to my public, but I also follow my heart.
The corporate killer downsizing is directly responsive to what the mutual funds have wanted.
The guitar is a much more efficient machine than a computer. More responsive.
You know, it doesn't take a genius in the private sector to know that you can save literally hundreds of billions of dollars in federal spending if you can make it more responsive. That's the main job.
I don't know, I think the crowds are even more responsive now because the audiences are skewing younger.
But in the end our government usually - not unfailingly - is responsive to the people; and usually - not always - will try to do what is right.
Lee H. Hamilton
Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers. In the United States, we import everything consumers want. So why not pharmaceuticals?
I've always considered making it legal for Americans to import their prescription drugs a free-trade issue. Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers.
But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious - never curious or responsive, but blind and self-serving.
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
An interface is humane if it is responsive to human needs and considerate of human frailties.
In his 4 years in the White House, President Carter worked to make the Federal Government more competent and compassionate and more responsive to the American people.
Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times; it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace.
France will insist on the need for updated and responsive institutions.
Though every legal task demands this skill, it is especially important in the effort to frame public policy in a way that is properly responsive to human needs and predicaments. The question is always: How will the general rule work in practice?
Sensitive, responsive, eagerly welcomed everywhere, the drama, holding the mirror up to nature, by laughter and by tears reveals to mankind the world of men.
George P. Baker
The truth is that the more responsible the media outlet, the more responsive they are to constructive criticism.
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