Quotation Explorer - 'Environment'

Creativity dies in an indisciplined environment. - James C. Collins
People in every nation behave and respond according to the values and virtues upon which they were raised. We all are a product of our environment. - Sunday Adelaja
Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions. - Albert Einstein
The first step toward success is taken when you refuse to be a captive of the environment in which you first find yourself. - Mark Cain
It is a sad state of affairs that I donot know of any astronomer who fully understands the energy in their own daily environment. Untilthat changes, Dark Energy will always be a mystery to the astronomical community. - Steven Magee
The key to gainful employment is creating a work environment and filing system too complex to train a new person on. Competency gets you work. Confusion keeps you employed.
Anatomy lessons are much more fun when conducted in a private coed environment. - Dixie Waters
An educator should consider that he has failed in his job if he has not succeeded in instilling some trace of a divine dissatisfaction with our miserable social environment. - Anthony Standen
Reality is harsh. It can be cruel and ugly. Yet no matter how much we grieve over our environment and circumstances nothing will change. What is important is not to be defeated, to forge ahead bravely. If we do this, a path will open before us. - Daisaku Ikeda
Peace is significant for any country that seeks prosperity, because it is easier to uplift the economy in a peaceful environment. - Gugu Mona
It is our collective and individual responsibility to preserve and tend to the environment in which we all live. - Dalai Lama XIV
Once you understand the power of stimulus control, you can use it to your advantage by changing the stimuli in your environment and avoiding undesirable ones; or, if that's not possible, by filling your consciousness with thoughts about their less tempting aspects. - Jonathan Haidt
I hope that you mothers will realize that when all is said and done, you have no more compelling responsibility, nor any laden with greater rewards, than the nurture you give your children in an environment of security, peace, companionship, love, and motivation to grow and do well. - Gordon B. Hinckley
As a business leader you have to ask yourself, Am I creating a consumer environment that is conducive to loyalty? If the answer is no, FIX IT! - Steve Maraboli
I think a person permeates a spot, and a lost presence makes the environment timeless to me, keeps an area alive. It pulsates because of that. - Andrew Wyeth
One smile heals the planet because it spreads like a virus from one to the next without care for the perfect environment. - Monika Zands
If you are not vegan, please consider going vegan. It’s a matter of nonviolence. Being vegan is your statement that you reject violence to other sentient beings, to yourself, and to the environment, on which all sentient beings depend. - Gary L. Francione
You have to think if we've been visited by extraterrestrial life, it was like a zookeeper walking into the chimp enclosure: He looks around, takes some pictures, then leaves without interacting significantly with the environment. Meanwhile the chimps have no idea what the fuck just happened. - J. Richard Singleton
We should always assist our friends and enemies in order to create a decent social environment. - Saaif Alam
Ordinary people are products of their environment and fit in. Artists transcend their environment and stand out. - Oliver Gaspirtz
Mankind willfully changing the global electromagnetic radiation environment has created what I expect will become known as the man-made evolution era. - Steven Magee
It is senseless to blame others or your environment for your miseries. Change begins from the moment you muster the courage to act. When you change, the environment will change. The power to change the world is found nowhere but within our own life. - Daisaku Ikeda
A person who has proper guidance from his or her early childhood can himself or herself expanding his or her horizons living in a well established environment with great level of knowledge and being financially stable. - Saaif Alam
Sadhana means the practice to closest to the GOD (Baba) and a Shivir means an environment in which the sadhakas get the opportunity and guidance to do sadhana in a perfect manner................ i think. - shailendra kumar Lal
When you're in a competitive environment, always give out the impression that you don't care. It makes people want you more. If you act desperate, it's over. I think a passive attitude is helpful. It comes naturally because I'm lazy. - Diablo Cody
Crime is an attitude learnt overtime and can be as a result of condition of place one has found himself. Crime can be graded, so it's possible environment can affect high class rich and low class poor. Therefore criminal justice system is supposed to be graded as to achieve equity in result. - Chidiebere Prosper Agbugba
I don’t want to be the product of my environment, of the perks of this generation. I want to see the bigger picture, take it into account and make the choices that go beyond what’s right in front of me.I want to be timeless. - Selin Kuscu
Nature already uses the language of mathematics, so why not work with the environment instead of against it. We need to start mimicking the mathematical logic that occurs in the landscape, identify existing systems, and out of those concepts create new ones. - Yafreisy Carrero
Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people whom you come in contact everyday. - Orison Swett Marden
Burnout, beat-up and broken down we may limp away from a failed relationship, job or environment, but we will be better equipped to follow our hearts...thoughtfully. Our ability to see the potential in ourselves and others will determine our success. - Steve Knox
He thinks in secret, and it comes to pass: environment is but a looking glass. - James Allen
Why should we think upon things that are lovely Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings. - William James
Self-expression has to come out pure. It has to have an environment waiting for it. It has to have a garden it can plant itself in. - Melinda Gebbie
We do not know, in most cases, how far social failure and success are due to heredity, and how far to environment. But environment is the easier of the two to improve. - J. B. S. Haldane
After all, it isn't the facts of one's environment, but one's attitude toward them, that determines whether one will be defeated or victorious. - David Hawkins
An iron does not rust of its own for it requires oxygen, chloride and moisture from the environment to corrode. Similarly, a citizen's life remains robust until the surrounding is vitiated from all around. - Anuj Somany
Create an environment that fosters the creative genius within you! - Ramana Pemmaraju
An open flask of industrial liquid gas that is venting into the indoor environment should be thought of as the same as a smoldering fire, as they both create a dangerous oxygen deficient environment for the human. - Steven Magee
If you do not cultivate your life's environment, you will not captivate the worlds enlightenment. - Ricky Maye
PHILISTINE, n. One whose mind is the creature of its environment, following the fashion in thought, feeling and sentiment. He is sometimes learned, frequently prosperous, commonly clean and always solemn. - Ambrose Bierce
Nothing has a stronger influence psychologically on their environment and especially on their children than the unlived life of the parent. - Carl Jung
It is horrifying that we have to fight our own government to save the environment. - Ansel Adams
A human being was connected to the world through his or her skin and how could someone with clogged pores feel the environment or be sensitive to its vibrations? - Fatema Mernissi
Your environment defines you. - Steven Magee
We generate our own environment. We get exactly what we deserve. How can we resent the life weve created for ourselves? Whos to blame, whos to credit, but us? Who can change it anytime we wish, but us? - Richard Bach
It is probably true that business corrupts everything it touches. It corrupts politics, sports, literature, art, labor unions and so on. but business also corrupts and undermines monolithic totalitarianism. Capitalism is at its liberating best in a noncapitalist environment. - Eric Hoffer
Start Change Ourselves to Better and then Our Environment - Jan Jansen
Why should we think upon things that are lovely? Because thinking determines life. It is a common habit to blame life upon the environment. Environment modifies life but does not govern life. The soul is stronger than its surroundings. - William James
The master mind is the mind that thinks what it wants to think, regardless of what circumstances, environment or associations may suggest. - Christian D. Larson
To understand how growth, aging and death works, you must understand the radiation environment. - Steven Magee
There is nothing so special or boring nor there are any weak or strong things in this world. It is we and our surficial perception that creates these types of environment - Rajendra Ojha
Your environment should not restrict your growth. Your atmosphere will impact your sprit, mind and body. The right one can make a world of difference in your life and the life of all within your world. Create a growth environment to grow consistently and to impact many around you - Farshad Asl
Homeschooling and public schooling are as opposite as two sides of a coin. In a homeschooling environment, the teacher need not be certified, but the child MUST learn. In a public school environment, the teacher MUST be certified, but the child need NOT learn. - Gene Royer
I was brought up in a Christian environment where, because God had to be given pre-eminence, nothing else was allowed to be important. I have broken through to the position that because God exists, everything has significance. - Evangeline Paterson
What is in the pencil is greater than what is around it. The talents in you are greater than the environment surrounding you. Your potentials will change your environment. - Israelmore Ayivor
Of all creatures on earth, in proportion to their size and weight, humans have the smallest footprint on the ground and the largest on the environment. - R. N. Prasher
In a natural environment, nature controls the breeding cycles. In the man-made environment, abnormal environmental conditions control the unnatural breeding cycles. - Steven Magee
The higher our consciousness the less we are affected by our environment, including race consciousness. - Thomas Vazhakunnathu
You are a product of your environment. So choose the environment that will best develop you toward your objective. Analyze your life in terms of its environment. Are the things around you helping you toward success - or are they holding you back
Knowledge is essential to conquest; only according to our ignorance are we helpless. Thought creates character. Character can dominate conditions. Will creates circumstances and environment. - Anne Besant
Every living thing is a sort of imperialist, seeking to transform as much as possible of its environment into itself. - Bertrand Russell
It is the relationship between the physical environment and the environed organism, between physiography and ontography (to coin a term), that constitutes the essential principles of geography today. - William Morris Davis
A postsexist environment is not something that animal liberationists need passively await, in the meantime deferring to present sexism in the manner of our presentation. - Brian Luke
Maintaining one’s health in today’s toxic rich environment requires proper rest, hydration, an abundant intake of nutrients, and regular internal cleansing practices - Gary Hopkins
The economy is a wholly owned subsidiary of the environment, not the reverse. - Herman E. Daly
People who work in an environment where doing their best is recognized have a better chance of feeling good about their work. - Marilyn Suttle
Be a yardstick of quality. Some people aren't used to an environment where excellence is expected. - Steve Jobs
The Responsive Classroom approach creates an ideal environment for learning--every teacher should know about it. - Daniel Goleman, PhD
To me, a witch is a woman that is capable of letting her intuition take hold of her actions, that communes with her environment, that isn't afraid of facing challenges. - Paulo Coelho
Peace is not just the absence of conflict; peace is the creation of an environment where all can flourish regardless of race, color, creed, religion, gender, class, caste or any other social markers of difference. - Nelson Mandela
Identify the environment where we live and work is important to make us better. - Da Anunciação Marco
If all mankind were to disappear, the world would regenerate back to the rich state of equilibrium that existed ten thousand years ago. If insects were to vanish, the environment would collapse into chaos. - Edward O. Wilson
Your environment will eat your goals and plans for breakfast. - Steve Pavlina
By listening to his language of his locality the poet begins to learn his craft. It is his function to lift, by use of imagination and the language he hears, the material conditions and appearances of his environment to the sphere of the intelligence where they will have new currency. - William Carlos Williams
The Temple-like structure at which our heroes seek answers has an interior environment more like a familiar tavern at which C. S. Lewis would be comfortable or, for that matter, at which Christ would be criticized for associating with sinners. - Star Wars: The Force Awakens
Too many of our preferences reflect nasty behaviours and states of mind that were genetically adaptive in the ancestral environment. Instead, wouldn't it be better if we rewrote our own corrupt code? - David Pearce
Be nice to the environment. Be nice to animals. Be nice to people. If you do that, you will leave a mark on the world. - Enock Maregesi
A useful definition of liberty is obtained only by seeking the principle of liberty in the main business of human life, that is to say, in the process by which men educate their responses and learn to control their environment. - Walter Lippmann
Why did I hope we would be happy abroad? A change of environment is that traditional fallacy upon which doomed loves, and lungs, rely. - Vladimir Nabokov
Our environment encourages us not to be philosophers but partisans. - William James
The worst thing is that we live in a contaminated moral environment. We feel morally ill because we became used to saying something different from what we thought. Concepts such as love, friendship, compassion, humility or forgiveness lost their depth and dimension. - Václav Havel
Our first impressions are generated by our experiences and our environment, which means that we can change our first impressions . . . by changing the experiences that comprise those impressions. - Malcolm Gladwell
Health is more than the absence of disease. Health is about jobs and employment, education, the environment, and all of those things that go into making us healthy. - Joycelyn Elders
No one is an outside observer of nature,We're defined by our environment and our interaction with that environment -- by our ecology. And that ecology is necessarily relative, historical and empirical. - Beau Lotto
Very few people realize how dangerous the indoor environment can be to long term health. - Steven Magee
Quality is the result of a carefully constructed cultural environment. It has to be the fabric of the organization, not part of the fabric.
Our choices are always in accordance to the prevailing value systems of our environment. - Sunday Adelaja
It is easier to fall off the ladder once you on top, the balance is being aware of your environment. - Unarine Ramaru
I have every expectation that cancer will become known as the disease of human evolution trying and failing to adapt to a significantly changed environment. - Steven Magee
Whatever you abuse will return to hunt you. Cultivate the self discipline to use everything within the environment God created them for. - Paul Bamikole
The first step in becoming a truly happy person is to make peace with your life. The second step will be to spread that peace into your environment. - Gracia Hunter
We have to heal our wounded world. The chaos, despair, and senseless destruction we see today are a result of the alienation that people feel from each other and their environment. - Michael Jackson
Human person as a unit harmonic and dynamic individual integrates in the living environment using for this purpose all available resources. - Monica Rus Carmen psychologyst
If you are sad don't try to influence an environment but if you are happy attempt everyone you can reach. - Ben Bereng
Our musical artistry and leadership of people need to work together to create an environment that welcomes participation instead of causing disengagement. - Gangai Victor
Think of it." Now he is speaking to you, no one but you. "It may not matter what we want for science, or what we think is ethical. All we must do is provide the right environment, and let the heart do what it desires. The heart wants to beat. - Stephen Kiernan
The worst thing to call somebody is crazy, it's dismissive. 'But I don't understand this person', so they're crazy. That's bullshit cause people are not crazy, they strong people, maybe their environment is a little sick. - Dave Chapelle
The ability to live in a stable, safe environment that gives us the opportunity to create, grow and nurture our talents is sadly denied to many in the world today. I am proud to be able to say as a leader I can offer this to my people. - Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Man must cease attributing his problems to his environment, and learn again to exercise his will - his personal responsibility in the realm of faith and morals. - Albert Schweitzer
Always make your familial environment a safe and inviting place. - Asa Don Brown
A man who called everyone a damn fool is like a man who damns the weather. He only shows that he is not adapted to his environment, not that the environment is wrong. - Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.
The toxicity of medical and industrial gas to the human depends on where it is used. A gas that is regarded as safe in a well ventilated environment at sea level may be a toxic gas in an indoor environment at high altitude. - Steven Magee
The environment acts more strongly upon the individual life the less fixed and strong this individual life may be. - Maria Montessori
Mother is the dead heart of the family, spending father's earnings on consumer goods to enhance the environment in which he eats, sleeps, and watches television. - Germaine Greer
Lineage, personality, and environment may shape you, but they do not define your full potential. - Mollie Marti
Don't stand unmoving outside the door of a crying baby whose only desire is to touch you. Go to your baby. Go to your baby a million times. Demonstrate that people can be trusted, that the environment can be trusted, that we live in a benign universe. - Peggy O'Mara
We travel not just to see the beauty of new places but to see our own beauty in a new environment. - Debasish Mridha
I hope that, whatever happens within the publishing industry, because of the increased control writers have of their own careers, better sales information and the advent of the internet, that ultimately this change in our working environment will be a change for the better. - Sara Sheridan
Mindset Matters: Cut away the nonsense and cultivate an environment conducive to your personal well-being. Forgive yourself and others. Have the courage to move on. The battle is long... and in the end, it's only with yourself. - Steve Maraboli
To an extent, we get the big businesses we deserve. No conversation about the role of business in society is complete without considering the role of the public. Ultimately it is the public as consumers, as citizens who create the environment in which business operates. - Jon Miller
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