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We can no longer continue with a status quo energy policy. We must create sustainable clean energy jobs and leave the planet to our children and grandchildren in better shape than we found it.
The history of storytelling isn't one of simply entertaining the masses but of also advising, instructing, challenging the status quo.
They tend to be civil servants, often diplomats drawn from the Foreign Office, who may be very pleasant, intelligent people, but once they get inside the Palace they're riveted to the status quo and they lose track of public opinion in the real world.
My topics are timely. When an event is happening is when I want to be there... I think it is our duty to challenge the status quo.
I love challenging the status quo.
I've never been very cookie cutter. If I choose something different from the status quo, it's my responsibility and my choice to live my life that way.
States are like people. They do not question the awful status quo until some dramatic event overturns the conventional and lax way of thinking.
Victor Davis Hanson
The best thing I can think of would be to create a union between something as beautiful and powerful and wonderful as Hollywood films and a criticism of the status quo. That's my dream, to make such a German film.
Rainer Werner Fassbinder
New forms of media - first movies, then television, talk radio and now the Internet - tend to challenge traditional codes of conduct. They flout convention, shake up the status quo and sometimes provoke outrage.
Tonight we send a message to our party that here in Illinois, there will be a new generation of Republican leaders and we will fight to provide a better tomorrow for future generations. We've made clear the status quo is no longer acceptable.
The status quo is the only solution that cannot be vetoed.
I grew up in the southern United States in a city which at that time during the late '40's and early '50's was the most segregated city in the country, and in a sense learning how to oppose the status quo was a question of survival.
And I have a message for the liberals and the defenders of the status quo: we're just getting started.
I really think it would be cowardly to pull back and not challenge the status quo, when the status quo may not be the right way for the field to go.
Growing up in New York with artist parents - a very liberal environment, where we were always encouraged to challenge the status quo - I think for a long time I confused jingoism with patriotism. And that is a mistake.
I've never been one who enjoys maintaining the status quo. I'm always pushing for new ideas, whether it's in business or philanthropy.
We preserve the status quo, preserve existing systems.
The Democratic Party is the party of the status quo.
Our politicians may fail us, but Status Quo always delivers on the promise.
The true enemies of Social Security and Medicare are those who defend an imploding status quo.
It became very clear to me that Yooralla was not as interested in media coverage that explored issues faced by people with disability as it was in giving a pat on the back to journalists who maintained the status quo by giving readers the warm and fuzzies over their morning paper.
I am from the class that has, in a sense, benefited from the status quo, but everyone still gets victimized.
Benigno Aquino III
There are also just as many, if not more, women who are anxious to hold down the status quo.
Most of us are not real eager to grow, myself included. We try to be happy by staying in the status quo. But if we're not willing to be honest with ourselves about what we feel, we don't evolve.
As the generalization goes about the art industry, people can be really challenging and thought-provoking in their thinking and questioning the status quo, and it's really important that the status quo can be questioned and that there are people doing that.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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