Quotation Explorer - 'Group'

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful committed people can change the world: indeed it's the only thing that ever has! - Margaret Mead
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtfully committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
We change who we are to fit the exogenous of our time, and not just strategically or to our own advantage, sometimes sympathetically without our even knowing it for the betterment of the whole group. - Meryl Streep
Writing is such a solitary occupation that it takes a long time to build up a group of professional peers with whom you genuinely identify. - Sara Sheridan
​On top of the government-hierarchy you need an unpolluted group of scientists to give a nation the best direction. - Abhijit Naskar
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed, citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
The art of economics consists in looking not merely at the immediate but at the longer effects of any act or policy; it consists in tracing the consequences of that policy not merely for one group but for all groups. - Henry Hazlitt
Reducing a group to a slur or stereotype reduces us all. - DaShanne Stokes
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who do the work, and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition there. - Indira Gandhi
Contrary to popular opinion, leadership is not a reserved position for a particular group of people who were elected or appointed, ordained or enthroned. Leadership is self-made, self-retained, self-inculcated and then exposed through a faithful, sincere and examplary life. - Israelmore Ayivor
At Group L, Stoffel oversees six first-rate programmers, a managerial challenge roughly comparable to herding cats.
I'm against group sex because I wouldn't know where to put my elbows.
Oh, you hate your job? Why didn't you say so?There's a support group for that. It's called EVERYBODY, and they meet at the bar. - Drew Carey
There are two types of seeds in the mind: those that create anger, fear, frustration, jealousy, hatred and those that create love, compassion, equanimity and joy. Spirituality is germination and sprouting of the second group and transforming the first group. - Amit Ray
Jury: a group of twelve men who, having lied to the judge about their hearing, health and business engagements, have failed to fool him. - H. L. Mencken
My grandfather once told me that there were two kinds of people: those who do the work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was much less competition. - Indira Gandhi
For [a product] to surprise me, it must be satisfying expectations I didn't know I had. No focus group is going to discover those. Only a great designer can. - Paul Graham
Strange star-like object over Oslo right before Obama arrives. A gift of a golden medal given by a group of wise men... Nah. - Craig Ferguson
If human beings are the most intelligent creatures on earth, why is it that the other less intelligent creatures realise themselves in their group of spieces that they are the same despite the difference in colour or condition, while humam beings don't - Nathanael Kanyinga
Failing conventionally is the route to go; as a group, lemmings may have a rotten image, but no individual lemming has ever received bad press - Warren Buffett
On a group of theories one can found a school; but on a group of values one can found a culture. - Ignazio Silone
The humanity of all Americans is diminished when any group is denied rights granted to others. - Julian Bond
Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
Whenever a nation or a group of people is devoid of light, catastrophe comes, calamity hits, there is danger everywhere. - Sunday Adelaja
We writers are a crazy group. I can't think of any other profession where the actual work is deep within, uncomfortable, and wanting out. - C.J. Heck
Scientists are human—they're as biased as any other group. But they do have one great advantage in that science is a self-correcting process. - Cyril Ponnamperuma
...the player who looks least engaged may be the most committed member of the group. A cynic, after all, is a passionate person who does not want to be disappointed again. - Benjamin Zander
Women who display themselves as sex objects do not represent women as a gender anymore than the chippendales or Ron Jeremy represent you. Women are not a homogenous group who all get together to decide how or who they will be. - Anonymouse
When plunder becomes a way of life for a group of men in a society, over the course of time they create for themselves a legal system that authorizes it and a moral code that glorifies it. - Frédéric Bastiat
You want me to join your group of demon hunters," I can’t believe I just said that out loud, "because of a can of pepper spray and a boat load of luck? You’re insane. - Bill Blais
Most whites do not have a racial identity, but they would do well to understand what race means for others. They should also ponder the consequences of being the only group for whom such an identity is forbidden and who are permitted no aspirations as a group. - Jared Taylor
Speculations and loans in foreign fields are likely to bring us into war... The war-for-profit group has counterfeited patriotism.
Women are the only oppressed group in our society that lives in intimate association with their opressors. - Evelyn Cunningham
The biologically harmful effects of man-made environmental radiation was a jigsaw of existing information that needed to be assembled by a group of independent researchers that had a broad range of knowledge and were free of corrupt corporate government influence. - Steven Magee
Democracy can't work. Mathematicians, peasants, and animals, that's all there is-- so democracy, a theory based on the assumption that mathematicians and peasants are equal, can never work. Wisdom is not additive; its maximum is that of the wisest man in a given group. - Robert A. Heinlein
I am Donna Julia. I like business related books. I like forex trading and have started trading with a group related to trading. you may visit - A. Zampolli
At the end of the day, that's what a family is - a group of different people who accept each other. - Sara Sheridan
President Bartlet: There's a delegation of cardiologists having their pictures taken in the Blue Room. You wouldn't think you could find a group of people more arrogant than the fifteen of us, but there they are, right upstairs in the Blue Room. - Aaron Sorkin
If you see a group of people struggling over generations and you attribute those struggles to bad character, then you do not truly believe we are all created equally. - Jonathan R. Miller
Maybe that's all that family really is, a group of people who all miss the same imaginary place. - Zach Braff
Never doubt that a small, group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
A family is a group of people who keep confusing you with someone you were as a kid. - Robert Brault
The truth of the world is that in every group you will find some good and some bad people - which is why i am keenly aware that no group is ALL bad, just as no group is ALL good. - Christina Engela
What's it like?""Death? It's like being on holiday with a group of Germans. - Rob Grant
One of the most effective ways to empower a group is to help them get finance.Yes, money.Whether it be women, minority groups etc.Without economic independence, freedom is a hoax - Magnus Nwagu Amudi
Writers cleave together like a demonic AA group - we are singularly able to dance with each other's devils... - J.D. Young
The liberty of a democracy is not safe if the people tolerated the growth of private power to a point where it becomes stronger than the democratic state itself. That in its essence is fascism: ownership of government by an individual, by a group, or any controlling private power. - Franklin D. Roosevelt
A community, a family, is a group of people who share common stories. The health of any community depends directly on the health of the stories the community embraces. - Daniel Taylor
The group with it's impurities is better than sectarianism with it's purity. - Imam Ali Ibn Abi Talib
Competition and rivalry between the members of a group are the antithesis of the cooperation and team play needed in an effective management group. This is why team building is an empty abstraction for a group whose leader controls with power. - Thomas Gordon
If we try to run the economy for the benefit of a single group or class, we shall injure or destroy all groups, including the members of the very class for whose benefit we have been trying to run it. We must run the economy for everybody - Henry Hazlitt
Sometimes standing alone makes you stronger than hiding in a group. When you choose to stand when those close to you are sitting down, it speaks volumes about your integrity and character. It's when those who stand alone come together that the opposite is true. - Lori Goodwin
Always think about the needs of others because being a part of a group isan essential characteristic of human nature. - Eraldo Banovac
Civic participants don't aim to make life better merely for members of the group. They want to improve even the lives of people who never participate... - Clay Shirky
Membership of a larger group is not an identity. Being Asian is not an identity. Being gay is not an identity. Being deaf, blind, or wheelchair-bound is not an identity, nor is being economically deprived. - Lionel Shriver
A healthy company is a group of people well aligned for the same purpose propelled by the same values - Jan Tlusťák
There are so many voices heard today asserting that one should "have religion" or "believe," but all they mean is that one should associate himself, "sign up" with some religious group. Stand up and be counted. As if religion were somehow primarily a matter of gregariousness... - Thomas Merton
Why are they like that?' I asked Cico. We skirted Blue Lake and worked our way through the tall, golden grass to the creek.'I don't know,' Cico answered, 'except that people, grown-ups and kids, seem to want to hurt each other - and it's worse when they're in a group. - Rudolfo Anaya
Racism is, among other things, the unearned skepticism of one group of humans joined to the unearned sympathy for another. - Ta-Nehisi Coates
A terrified-looking bystander, a nerdy man in a sweater, calls the police and stammers into the phone: 'A huge group of people are fighting and there's pepper spray and superheroes and I don't know. - Jon Ronson
A big group of daily friends or a white painted house with bills and mirrors, are not a necessity to me—but an intelligent conversation while sharing another coffee, is. - Charlotte Eriksson
When one person succeeds, we win as a group of people. Support others dreams so we can all win. - Bianca Frazier
The act of claiming an identity can be transformational. It can provide healing and empowerment. It can weld solidarity within a community. And, perhaps most importantly, it can diminish power from an oppressor, a dominant group. - Simon Tam
Now I think that a true liberal will always prioritize individuals over the group, will always prioritize heresy over orthodoxy, will always prioritize the dissenting voice over the status quo. - Maajid Nawaz
I have interacted with the police complaints and internal affairs division twice and both times I came away with the opinion that I was dealing with a blatantly corrupt group of people. - Steven Magee
Acting is merely the art of keeping a large group of people from coughing. - Sir Ralph Richardson
A committee is a group that keeps minutes and loses hours. - Milton Berle
The only group large enough to handle," the world's biggest, "problems is the network of millions of local churches around the world. We have the widest distribution, largest group of volunteers, local credibility, the promises of God, the power of the Holy Spirit, and the inevitability of history. - Rick Warren
Canada is the place where maple syrup is its own food group. - Jenny McWha
In a group of intelligent men expect only one to be wise. - Matshona Dhliwayo
Creating consent (hegemony) is never a simple act. It is rather the result of the social structures and the cultural patterns that dictates for each group its behavior and for each institutions its practices. - Amine Zidouh
The Angel of Death is always a young person, or a group of young people, you'll begin seeing them left and right soon. - Benjamin R. Smith
The same process that makes AA so effective—the power of a group to teach individuals how to believe—happens whenever people come together to help one another change. Belief is easier when it occurs within a community. - Charles Duhigg
Group idea sessions rarely work. Why? Members too busy knocking down insights to hear the tap-tap of revelation - Phillip Gary Smith
Not so long ago we were all a tightly knit group of friends. Too bad someone had ripped apart the stitches that held us together, unraveling the cozy blanket of our friendship and leaving just enough strands to hang ourselves with. - E.J. Stevens
Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work. - Vince Lombardi
And all Negroes at some period of their lives there is that yearning for a sense of group unity that is the yearning of men for a flag: for a unity that cannot be compromised, that cannot be bought; that is conscious of itself, of its strength, that is militant. - Ralph Ellison
Individuality is but another act of segregation. We need instead learn the process of Individuation. One is to know thyself merely to be a single brick within the wall of mass creation and group consciousness. - Tyler Hebert
My grandfather once told me that there are two kinds of people: those who work and those who take the credit. He told me to try to be in the first group; there was less competition there. - Indira Gandhi
Shared laughter creates a bond of friendships. When people laugh together, they cease to be young and old, teacher and pupils, worker and boss. They become a single group of human beings. - W. Lee Grant
The disease of intolerance is not communicated only in religious groups. I’ve seen it infect racial groups, economic groups and even whole nations (where it is often cleverly disguised as patriotism). Intolerance always fences people out. It creates one group we call US. And the rest we call THEM. - Steve Goodier
Every good product I've ever seen is because a group of people cared deeply about making something wonderful that they and their friends wanted. They wanted to use it themselves. - Steve Jobs
People buy into this false notion of reverse racism, where they believe that just because there’s a group of people getting together to share something about their heritage that we’re excluding white people. But that’s not the reality. - Simon S. Tam
Revolution does not begin with a group. It begins from the heart. - Shahla Khan
You can't distinguish your group by doing things that are rational and believing things that are true. If you want to set yourself apart from other people you have to do things that are arbitrary and believe things that are false. - Paul Graham
You know that when a group of utility workers are withholding their customer service identification cards, they are likely engaging in some form of illegal activity at your home. - Steven Magee
Well, I'm a painter, I was trained as a painter…I seem to have spent a little less time painting than I might've done…But it didn't transcend the feeling of playing at UFO and those sort of places with the lights and that, the fact that the group was getting bigger and bigger. - Syd Barrett
I threw my 20th birthday party at Brown, and I didn’t even have to say to anyone not to put pictures on Facebook. Not a single picture went up. That was when I knew I’d found a solid group of friends, and I felt like I belonged. - Emma Watson
Yesterday, the president met with a group he calls the coalition of the willing. Or, as the rest of the world calls them, Britain and Spain - Jon Stewart
It is both dangerous and absurd for our world to be a group of communions mutually excommunicate. - Alan W. Watts
The minute your group gets so big you don't know anybody in it and they don't know you, there's hell to pay. - Dorothy Canfield Fisher
If you're a misfit within a group of misfits, does that mean you're actually popular and normal? - Laura Preble
a group of people who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done - Fred Allen
People whose lives were determined for them by a group of politicians whose severing, dissecting and reattaching of their lands has turned their world into a monster that not even its creator can control. - Aysha Taryam
Committee--a group of men who individually can do nothing but as a group decide that nothing can be done. - Fred Allen
When you push your stroller past a group of elderly women, you'll see in the turning gladness of their bodies a glimpse of the children they had been, turning toward the tin music of the ice cream van. - Beth Ann Fennelly
Women may be the one group that grows more radical with age. - Gloria Steinem
We must remember that one determined person can make a significant difference, and that a small group of determined people can change the course of history. - Sonia Johnson
Prospective research looks forward in time to see how a group of individual change over time while retrospective research looks backward in time and attempts to reconstruct the conditions that led to the current situation. - Shelley E. Taylor
Traditions are group efforts to keep the unexpected from happening. - Barbara Tober
Overall Bush's European trip has been an overwhelming success. Not once has he gotten separated from his group. - David Letterman
I'd watched too many schoolmates graduate into mental institutions, into group homes and jails, and I knew that locking people up was paranormal - against normal, not beside it. Locks didn't cure; they strangled. - Scott Westerfeld
for the disproportionate fear that the statistically and historically minimal group of women who were both angry and had hairy legs have inculcated both in their detractors and in their wannabe-successors, we should salute them as often as possible - Nina Power
You have to remember, rights don't come in groups we shouldn't have 'gay rights'; rights come as individuals, and we wouldn't have this major debate going on. It would be behavior that would count, not what person belongs to what group. - Ron Paul
...I fell asleep and had a dream that a king was liquidated by a group of kind faces... - Maquita Donyel Irvin
That's what you get,' he said, nodding towards a group of the men engaged in some close-order military drill, 'when you give people Bibles and guns. You should give 'em either one or the other, but not both. It just messes up their brains. - K.W. Jeter
My mother belonged to that group of low IQ individuals who find everything alarming and believe that raising your voice is the most effective form of communication. - Annabelle R. Charbit
Individuals have rights and there are things no person or group may do to them (without violating their rights). - Robert Nozick
Something for nothing given to one group is nothing for something taken from another. - Orrin Woodward
Dunia Mfumo wa Jua wa Sol Solar Interstellar Neighborhood Njiamaziwa Local Galactic Group Virgo Supecluster Local Supercluster Ulimwengu unaoonekana Ulimwengu. Huu ndiyo ukoo wa dunia yetu. Chochote alichokifanya Yoshua kilitokea katika ukoo huu. - Enock Maregesi
It wasn't necessarily that I wasn't a fan of fairies. Really. It wasn't that. It was that I wasn't a fan of being taken hostage by a group of fairies. - C.M. Stunich
The greater the loyalty of a group toward the group, the greater is the motivation among the members to achieve the goals of the group, and the greater the probability that the group will achieve its goals. - Rensis Likert
A group of politicians deciding to dump a President because his morals are bad is like the Mafia getting together to bump off the Godfather for not going to church on Sunday. - Russell Baker
A language is a system of arbitrary vocal symbols by means of which a social group cooperates. - Bernard Bloch
In proportion as the mass of citizens who possess political rights increases, and the number of elected ruler’s increases, the actual power is concentrated and becomes the monopoly of a smaller and smaller group of individuals. - Paul Lafargue
On a group of theories one can found a school; but on a group of values one can found a culture, a civilization, a new way of living together among men.
It is not enough to limit your love to your own nation, to your own group. You must respond with love even to those outside of it. . . . This concept enables people to live together not as nations, but as the human race.
When a small group of people come together to relive the Salem witch hunts, God cries. For if anything is sorrowful to God, it is evil done in his name. When you find out you were not given the truth, how will you live with yourself? - Shannon L. Alder
There is no reason to think a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens cannot change the world; Indeed, that's the only thing that ever has. - Margaret Mead
Bunch together a group of people deliberately chosen for strong religious feelings, and you have a practical guarantee of dark morbidities expressed in crime, perversion, and insanity. - H.P. Lovecraft
Without order as a foundation, the cry for freedom is nothing more than the attempt of some group or another to achieve its own ends. When actually carried out in practice, that cry for freedom will inevitably express itself in tyranny. - Prince Klemens von Metternich
The battle we are fighting is not against a particular group. It is against human nature - or at least what it has become. - Veronica Roth
Not everyone will like what you write but there's a certain group who'll love what you write. Keep WRITING for them. - David Chuka
...I was shocked and astonished when a daring little girl -- a cousin I think -- having waited under a group of trees in the avenue, where she knew [my grandfather] would pass near four o'clock on the way to his dinner, said to him, 'If I were you and you were a little girl, I would give you a doll. - W.B. Yeats
You can't spend months insulting almost every group imaginable and then expect everyone to suddenly sing kumbaya together. - Kevin James Shay
To cheapen the lives of any group of men, cheapens the lives of all men, even our own. This is a law of human psychology, or human nature. And it will not be repealed by our wishes, nor will it be merciful to our blindness. - William Pickens
I would never want to be a member of a group whose symbol was a man nailed to two pieces of wood. - George Carlin
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