Quotation Explorer - 'Response'

Because, in an empty bedroom with creaky old wood floors, it is a natural human response to just stand there and shift your weight from foot to foot, and think about sex. - Andrew Smith
I like the chase, scavenging and how we unravel. Standing naked with all my pores at the door. Waiting for a response, a love, someone to call my home. Where my emotions graze the air and I’m lying half past gone. - Dominic Riccitello
You’ll know that you and the vision are one when your actions flow out of a knowing that’s greater than your fears. Sure, you might be stunned by an obstacle, but it doesn’t determine your ultimate response. Your ultimate response comes from your true, authentic, pure voice. - Suzette Hinton
The Bible's message is that you matter to God. Our response is that God should matter to us. - Dillon Burroughs
Help our response, Lord, not to be, "WHAT are You doing?!" Instead, give us the perspective to ask, "Lord, what would You teach? - Brian Eshleman
Readers often tell me after they've read the books, they find it difficult to sum up the plot in a simple way. My response is, "It's a story about the love a father shares for his daughter. All the rest is just filler."- MJ Mancini, on his best-selling trilogy, "Revelation". - M.J. Mancini
You begin to understand your personality, your response, and the functions of your body, heart and mind into different situations, events and with different people, with the inward attention. - Roshan Sharma
I can see her weighing her response, concentrating like a cliff diver studying the ebb and flow of the tide."Um, well... could you at least give me an idea?""Two weeks give or take a week or two. - Greg Logsted
When you decided to share your dreams with others be aware of discouraging response. Don't try to justify yourself when it happens. Keep calm and keep your eyes on the prize (your dreams). - Euginia Herlihy
It is questionable, for that matter, whether success is an adequate response to life. Success can eliminate as many options as failure. - Tom Robbins
One of the things everybody seems to want to ask writers is, "Where do you get your ideas?" When people ask me this, my usual response is, "Ideas are the easy part. The hard part is writing them down. - Patricia C. Wrede
Evil is ancient, unchanging, and with us always. The more postmodern the West becomes affluent, leisured, nursed on moral equivalence, utopian pacifism, and multicultural relativism the more premodern the evil among us seems to arise in nihilistic response. - Victor Davis Hanson
Our emotional response is driven by the proximity of events. - Piyush Shrivastava
Whatever the response to loss and tragedy, the experience seems to boil down to one journey--searching for Jesus. - W. Scott Lineberry
The only sane response to change is to find the opportunity in it. - Jeff Jarvis
The leaderly response to personal irritation is to relax and open up not push, run, or close down. - Auliq Ice
A woman is not a touch but a response to it - Pratibha Ray
We move in response to our conversation partner’s face, and our brain also fires as we move those muscles and stirs the passions. Paralyzing the face is idiotic. - John M. Gottman
An emotion like anger that's an automatic response lasts just ninety seconds from the moment it's triggered until it runs its course. One and a half minutes, that's all. When it lasts any longer, which it usually does, it's because we've chosen to rekindle it. - Pema Chödrön
Its all about perspective, that is how you look at things. Your own thoughts and outlook defines whether an experience, event, situation whatever is good or bad. And your definition determines your response. - Stella Payton
This is not a reaction to your words or actions, rather, it is in direct response to them - Deborah Brodie
You’ll never have control over other people's decisions, or what cards life deals you. Your power lies in the choosing of your response. That is the one thing you can control. - John Mark Green
Art is a deliberate recreation of a new and special reality that grows from your response to life. It cannot be copied; it must be created. - Anonymous
There is nothing like the moment you connect with a reader! Nothing like the response that you get when what you have written touches someone in some way. It's a moment in which your work is almost a co-creation, you and the reader joining forces to make your words live. - Dani Harper
The story comes, and it is pure story. That's all I set out to write. But I don't believe that we can write any kind of story without including, whether we intend to or not, our response to the world around us. - Madeleine L'Engle
An atheist's response to a creationist asking 'what if' there was a God,That would be quite an unsettling thought. - Anonymous
The God of the universe--the creator of nitrogen and pine needles, galaxies and E-minor--loves us with a radical, unconditional, self-sacrificing love. And what is our typical response? We go to church, sing songs, and try not to cuss. - Francis Chan
Its all about perception, that is how you look at. Your own thoughts and outlook defines whether it is good or bad. And your definition determines your response. - Stella Payton
The response of a loyal man against the most severe grief from their love once, is always a silence, a silence forever." - T.R.Fraz
An old battleax of a woman said to Winston Churchill, "If you were my husband I would put poison in your tea." Churchill's response, "Ma'am if you were my wife I would drink it. - Winston S. Churchill
Emotions are like muscles. Most of them go highly unattended, it's usually the weaker, undefined ones that cause injury to the rest, and there is most certainly memory response in play. - Erica Goros
Without emotional response, love is an act of self-deceiving self-satisfaction by an unsatisfied self. - Mohammed Ali Bapir
It is not a person or situation that affects your life; it is the meaning you give to that person or situation, which influences your emotions and actions. Your choice is to change the meaning you gave it or to change your response, in order to create the outcome you want. - Shannon L. Alder
There’s still other songs that I think that would never be on the radio that get, it’s a different kind of response. Part II, there’s just nothing like that. That song will never be on a radio station. that song doesn’t need that sort of following in order to connect. - Hayley Williams
We can’t always control what happens in our lives- things will go well, things will go poorly-but what we can control is our response to those events. - Kenneth H. Blanchard
You can't counter a heroic impulse with a mundane and bourgeois response. You can counter it only with a more compelling heroic vision. - David Brooks
The spiritual response is too often a simplistic one: we abandon God or we blame God for abandoning us. - Joan D. Chittister
If you response to every demand, you will be in despair. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Believing isn't a choice... belief is an involuntary response to something you've learned or experienced. - Neil Carter
It's not what happens to you but your response to it that will either make you better or bitter. - Benjamin Lotter
What are you wrapped up in?' Roan whispered. Her anger and frustration had shifted to a sympathy that grated Vhalla.'I'm simply learning where I'm meant to be.' It was the only response because it was the truth. - Elise Kova
Choose your audience wisely, for its not your performance that varies but their response is what matters! - Ramana Pemmaraju
Rather than allowing our response to an even affect our breathing, we can learn instead to let our breathing change our relationship to the event. - Cyndi Lee
Humanitarian Logistics is about mobilization and movement of resources for disaster preparedness, disaster response and disaster recovery - Victor Manan Nyambala
Christ in you is the hope of glory..." "Your life moves in the direction of your most dominant thought" "Love is never unsure" "Truth demands a response - Various
The mind can assert anything and pretend it has proved it. My beliefs I test on my body, on my intuitional consciousness, and when I get a response there, then I accept. - D. H. Lawrence
In every experience we get to choose either love or fear as a response. Your character is formed by the percentages of those choices, which then forms your life. - Shannon L. Alder
Reject every negativity with positive response. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Synchronicity occurs at the intersection of your awareness, response, perspective, and action. - Andrea Goeglein
An encounter with God demands a response. An encounter with Satan demands your God's response. - Shannon L. Alder
Sometimes the appropriate response to reality is to go insane. - Philip K. Dick
Fairness as a principle doesn't work if applied only in response to demand; it must be safeguarded and promoted even when its beneficiaries don't realize what they are missing. - Linda Babcock & Sara Laschever
Your response to adversity is what positions you for promotion - Cynthia Patterson
The dean put a finger to his chin as he studied this great and troubling mystery. The applicant’s response reeked of insincerity, like, Have a nice day! with all the friendly burned off. Okay, Mr. Darlington. I’ll just be a minute. - Michael Benzehabe
Perseverance is not a passive submission to circumstances—it is a strong and active response to the difficult events of life. - Elizabeth George
The tears of my eyes watered your heart but failed to evoke a response from the barren grounds of what beats in you. They will still come and I will welcome them because they contain you. - Faraaz Kazi
although the stress response was involuntary, the relaxation response required practice.[6] - Linda Lantieri
Always ignore hateful attitude and rude behavior of the people. They are powerless without your response. - Bushra Zarrar Rana
Humor is an almost physiological response to fear. - Kurt Vonnegut
Life is full of hurts, and it always will be. As long as you live, people are going to offend you, hurt you, and disappoint you.But you needn't let their actions control your response and out-look on life. You can learn to rise above life's disappointments. - Prince Akwarandu
People search for the inner meanings of life instead of living it to the fullest. Life is too beautiful to be analyzed. Living is a spontaneous response meant to be taken in a stride. - Adhish Mazumder
It is dangerous to use our own ability to access non-traumatic memories as a standard against which we judge a trauma victim’s response. - David Yeung
A tactical retreat is not a bad response to a surprise assault, you know. First you survive. Then you choose your own ground. Then you counterattack. - Lois McMaster Bujold
The quality of life in our world does not depend on the conflicts that arise, but on our response to them. - Widad Akreyi
Technology does not drive change. It is our collective response to the options and opportunities presented by technology that drives change. - Morgan Housel
Is it not shameful to accept God's blessings as though they were our due without thinking of the heart of the Giver, who planned them all in love for us, and giving Him the response of love and gratitude? - M. Basilea Schlink
If the spirit of wonder & curiosity stays alive in us, then surely we will always have new questions, and always expand our creativity in response? - Jay Woodman
Olgun! Wake up!"Her mind was filled with a sense of self-righteous andvaguely drowsy protest."Sure you weren't, she needled at him. You were justpracticing snoring, so you'd be sure to get it right later on,yes?"Olgun's response very strongly resembled an indignantsnort. - Ari Marmell
Confusion is always the most honest response. - Marty Indik
If I am to die, this is the week for it. -- John F. Kennedy (to aide John McClone in response to a CIA report about rumours of an assassination plot), June 1962. - John F. Kennedy
Acceptance is an active response to a temporary situation; surrender is a passive reaction to a situation that you think will last forever.-Personal Revolutions - Oli Anderson
We are stimulated to emotional response, not by works that confirm our sense of the world, but by works that challenge it. - Joyce Carol Oates
The truth is this: People that give you focus, energy and anger do care. If you were nothing then you wouldn't be able to affect them. Behind every over reaction was first the thought that your opinion mattered and your respect was once of value or you wouldn't get the response you got. - Shannon L. Alder
My favourite conversations are those with the universe, I speak all that I am and the most beautiful response flies a shooting star across the sky, it's proof ~ vibrations of light have the capacity to change our world. - Nikki Rowe
Writing is not a profession, occupation or job; it is not a way of life: it is a comprehensive response to life. - Gregory McDonald
You know that you're a true friend when somebody says "But what about that wart on the end of his nose?" and your honest response is "What wart?". You see true friends accept you for what you are, wart and all. - Jeffrey Michael
Having a big family is costly and invasive. As we realize how big our family is in Christ, how our family obligations transcend our artificial boundaries, there ought to be a weightiness to our response to our brothers and sisters in need. - Mike Dsane
A love of classical music is only partially a natural response to hearing the works performed; it also must come about by a decision to listen carefully, to pay close attention, a decision inevitably motivated by the cultural and social prestige of the art. - Charles Rosen
These demands of life are so universal that either we like it or not, we are going to come across them one way or another. The response we give determines what our lives become. - Sunday Adelaja
Our emotional response is driven by the proximity of the events. - Piyush Shrivastav
Our treatment of animals, in every department, is deeply and systematically immoral. Becoming a vegetarian is only the most minimal ethical response to the magnitude of the evil. - Colin McGinn
When complimented, a sincere "thank you" is the only response required. - H. Jackson Brown Jr.
We can never control change; we can only control our response to change. - Debasish Mridha
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