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More particularly, having a largely German-oriented education has made me very responsive to 19th-century German literature.
John le Carre
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.
A president, like a college freshman, can't know in advance which questions he'll have to answer or what topics he'll have to master. He has to be flexible, supple, and responsive. He has to be comfortable with multiple-choice.
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.
The corporate killer downsizing is directly responsive to what the mutual funds have wanted.
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.
I often say that shareholders should feel very responsible for how responsive corporations are to the public trust.
Ruth J. Simmons
Imports create competition and keep domestic industry more responsive to consumers. In the United States, we import everything consumers want. So why not pharmaceuticals?
France will insist on the need for updated and responsive institutions.
The point is that you want to have a system that is responsive.
As an instrument for practical action, law is responsive to the wisdom of its time, which may be wrong, but it carries forward, sometimes in opposition to this wisdom or passion, a memory of received values.
It always makes me sad when I think of how I saw Wagner wasting his vitality, not only by singing their parts to some of his artists, but acting out the smallest details, and of how few they were who were responsive to his wishes.
I hear from the business community all the time that what they need is an educated work force. They need an infrastructure that can make people and products. You need to cultivate an environment that they can imagine living in and being in, having employees be in. And a fair tax structure. And a responsive government.
As children know, there's lots of fun in nonsense. We never stop benefiting from staying flexible, open and responsive, even in the midst of confusion.
A responsive audience is the best encouragement an actor can have.
Design, if it is to be ecologically responsible and socially responsive, must be revolutionary and radical.
Political scientists after World War II hypothesized that even though the voices of individual Americans counted for little, most people belonged to a variety of interest groups and membership organizations - clubs, associations, political parties, unions - to which politicians were responsive.
We're going to restructure the state government into a government that's responsive to the needs of New York state taxpayers.
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
But I tend to think of the expressive part of me as rather tedious - never curious or responsive, but blind and self-serving.
I don't know, I think the crowds are even more responsive now because the audiences are skewing younger.
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.
John Conyers' office has been very responsive to citizen concerns and the Internet has presented a way to communicate with them in a way that's never before been there.
I found L.A. much less responsive to the name Juilliard than New York was. In New York, that name actually means something. People will look up from their desks when you walk in. In L.A. it's, 'Oh yeah, that's a music school. What do you play?'
Part of my job is to advocate on my constituents' behalf to federal agencies who aren't always responsive.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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