attitude quotes

Social mores change all the time. In the mid-1970s, it would've been astonishing, say, to see two men holding hands in the streets. And the attitude to having a fling with a girl, or whatever, was quite different then.Robert Harris

Each experience through which we pass operates ultimately for our good. This is a correct attitude to adopt and we must be able to see it in that light.Henry S. Haskins

We assume that we've come so far as compassionate citizens of the world if we do choose to read the news, yet the attitude towards life can be one where we put blinders on and forget that there are civil wars going on. It's easy to forget that there are so many people starving to death every single day.Anne Hathaway

My parents have a strong work ethic, but their attitude to life, their philosophy, is: 'whatever makes you happy.'Sally Hawkins

A discipline I have observed is an attitude of love and reverence to people.Bessie Head

It's really interesting with art-movies too, but art especially - to see how your attitude toward artists and works and your level of appreciation of them is always shifting and changing over the years.Richard Hell

Most of us start out with a positive attitude and a plan to do our best.Marilu Henner

It goes without saying that the Jewish people can have no other goal than Palestine and that, whatever the fate of the proposition may be, our attitude toward the land of our fathers is and shall remain unchangeable.Theodor Herzl

I always have one or two, sometimes more, Navajo or other tribes' cultural elements in mind when I start a plot. In Thief of Time, I wanted to make readers aware of Navajo attitude toward the dead, respect for burial sites.Tony Hillerman

I always give Lindsay so much credit for her tennis game, for her attitude, for her person, and because of how she deals with all the things. I don't think people give her enough credit for how well she's doing.Martina Hingis

Solidarity is an attitude of resistance, I suppose, or it should be.Christopher Hitchens

When I go to the clinic next and sit with a tube in my arm and watch the poison go in, I'm in an attitude of abject passivity. It doesn't feel like fighting at all; it just feels like submitting.Christopher Hitchens

What is required as we travel towards full unemployment is not new legislation but a gradual change of mental attitude, a shift in values. As our taste for idling grows, we will refuse to work for old-fashioned bosses who demand a five-day, 40-hour, nine-to-five type week, or worse.Tom Hodgkinson

I perfectly understood President Obama's attitude throughout the French presidential campaign. He had no reason to distance himself from Nicolas Sarkozy. It's the basic solidarity that leaders who worked together owe to each other.Francois Hollande

I think the truth is, we are all racist, really, when it comes down to it. I think all of us have to check ourselves from time to time, and say, 'Look, that sort of attitude isn't good enough.' It takes discipline to keep our prejudices out.Peter Hollingworth

Ability is what you're capable of doing. Motivation determines what you do. Attitude determines how well you do it.Lou Holtz

You can't be a crazy rebel in the face of death, it's not a fitting attitude.Michel Houellebecq

Getting into shape helped get me into a better mood, and when I'm in a better mood, I'm funnier. My general attitude is better.Steve Howey

Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time.Elbert Hubbard

Certain thoughts are prayers. There are moments when, whatever be the attitude of the body, the soul is on its knees.Victor Hugo