Quotation Explorer - 'Role'

The externalization of memory [via the use of external symbolic storage systems] has altered the actual memory architecture within which humans think, which is changing the role of biological memory, the way in which the human brain deploys its resources, and the form of modern culture. - Merlin Donald
I had learned that every patient has the right to hope, despite long odds, and it was my role to help nurture that hope. - Jerome Groopman
The greatest way to ensure your company’s failure is to appoint leaders who see a divide between themselves and the team; who are more fixated on their elevated role than on the act of leading. - Steve Maraboli
No one can take, nor steal what they did not give. They don't have power that role like that! - Anita R. Sneed-Carter
I would like to be called an inspiration to people, not a role model--because I make mistakes like everybody else. When I'm offstage, I'm just like everybody else. - Britney Spears
The demoralization that the debase­ment of the currency left in its wake played a major role in bring­ing Adolf Hitler into power in 1933. - Henry Hazlitt
The role of gender in society is the most complicated thing I’ve ever spent a lot of time learning about, and I’ve spent a lot of time learning about quantum mechanics. - Randall Munroe
A line is like a role model, It contributes in straightening our focus. - DaVyshka
I believed I was too sensitive and weak. To prove I wasn’t a victim anymore, I moved closer to painful experiences rather than away from them. Remaining in harm’s way and exposing myself to more pain kept me in the victim role rather than moving me out of it. - Christina Enevoldsen
I’m always scared to death that I won’t do a role justice. But fear can be a great motivator. - Hilary Swank
Perseverance is the act of true role models and heroes. - Liza M. Wiemer
Religions are often state-protected nurseries of pseudoscience, although there's no reason why religions have to play that role. In a way, it's an artefact from times long gone. - Carl Sagan
You know you walk in the light when the enemy keeps reminding you of your past mistakes, because the enemy's role is to derail into darkness. - Gugu Mona
Women have a role to play in global development. - Ifeanyi Enoch Onuoha
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God-but to create him. - Arthur C. Clarke
Even though their marriage had been dead for over two years (her words, not mine), this put her in the role of the innocent. She was now a woman scorned. ~Shattered Reality - Brenda Perlin
Role models are only of limited use. For no-one is as important, potentially powerful and as key in your life and world as you. - Rasheed Ogunlaru
We must accept the idea that having a male child has a unique social and psychological meaning for a woman. Even women who led the movement to break out the passivity and sublimation of the female role were deeply influenced by the belief in superior masculine power. - Klein Carole
It felt good to be the one holding the blade; the role reversal gave him a much desired feeling of control. - S.R. Ford
I think that the Internet is going to be one of the major forces for reducing the role of government. - Milton Friedman
Sales Force Automation Software Role in Better Sales Management - pepupsales
Of course our most important role as a parent is to have our children know that they are loved and worthy. Even more importantly, it's to help them discover, and fan the flames of whatever it is that they are enthusiastic about! - Steve Karagiannis
Don't be timid. You're a writer, use your role, test it, make something of it. These are decisive times, everything is turning upside down. Participate, be present. - Elena Ferrante
Your traits are not good or bad. What you do or don't do with them is what determines the result. Give your traits a useful role. Recognize and utilize all parts that make up you. Love and empower yourself as you are. - Akiroq Brost
The role of any person in this world is to be themselves without damaging the rest. We are important as long as the rest "is". - - Rossana Condoleo
It may be that our role on this planet is not to worship God--but to create him. - Arthur C. Clarke
You are the only common denominator in everything that has happened to you in life, be it good or bad. To learn/grow from these experiences, you must accept the role you played in each of them. - A.C. Anderson
Everyone has the spark of greatness; a leader's role is to pour oxygen onto it forming the fire within. - Orrin Woodward
Want a role? Fuck a screenwriter. - A.D. Posey
I believe in recovery, and as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it. - Ann Richards
My author role model is Kurata Misako. I want to be rich enough to drive from room to room in my home but also down to earth enough to let squirrels live in my hair. - Christy Leigh Stewart
You think you're a role model, and they (protégés)turn around and tell you you're a negative role model. - Judith Rodin
True role models don't stand on a pedestal and tell you how to climb up; they jump down and help push you up.
The role of the therapist is to reflect the being/accepting self that was never allowed to be in the borderline. - Michael Adzema
Too many leaders assume that the role of leadership is to control. - Jim Ferrell
What we think & how we think plays a major role in creating the life we live. If you want to change your life, change the way you look at things around. - Taranpreet Singh
Leaders are more powerful role models when they learn than when they teach. - Rosabeth Moss Kantor
The power to change comes from within and they have to want to change. Instead, be a role model and encourage by example. - Sharon Law Tucker
If you take on the martyr/entitlement role, two things are definitely going to happen: you’ll be a lot less happier with your life, and you will have a husband not exactly wanting to come home to you. - Laura Schlessinger
One's mutual responsibility to any individual determines the role of one person who he is. - Ghumakkad Agantuk Ram
Learning is about seeing things froma a different perspective. My role is to help people improve their vision - Bob Selden
Some people are that - more than a parent, more than a role model, more than anything less than a religion. - Margaret Cho
It has been acknowledged by many that an actor often plays the character in a reel life better than other contenders only if that projected picture role or image is opposite to his/her actual nature in a real life. It is usually a good method to know the true identity of a Cine and TV personality. - Anuj Somany
You are perfectly cast in your life. I can't imagine anyone but you in the role. Go play. - Lin-Manuel Miranda
My role as a role model is to teach my generation how to excel in the role of distinction. - Onyi Anyado
To some women, a job plays the role of a man. To most women, a man plays the role of a job. - Mokokoma Mokhonoana
Israel's first king, Saul, looked like he was born for the role. He was tall, handsome, intelligent, and sensitive to God's leading. But he eventually lost most of his attractive qualities, the most important being obedience. - Charles R. Swindoll
Giving and receiving are the same process. You are the conduit playing your role. - Debasish Mridha
You are pitiful, isolated individuals! You are bankrupts. Your role is played out. Go where you belong from now on into the dustbin of history! - Leon Trotksy
One of the most deadly causes of destruction of divine destinies is when a leader is failing, but he or she does not know it. Ignorance about your role is a death plot against people's successes. - Israelmore Ayivor
There is no better way to influence children than being their role model. - Eraldo Banovac
On Wall Street, the lawyers play the same role as medics in war: They come in after the shooting is over to clean up the mess. - Michael Lewis
Society was created not by men but by women; men played only a side role. - Debasish Mridha
Did you exchange a walk-on part in a war, for a leading role in a cage?
A lamp cannot play the role of the Sun and the Sun cannot play the role of a lamp. - Amit Kalantri
We do not owe any soul, except that which played the most vital role in our lives. - Michael Bassey Johnson
It's my job to play this role that I'm cast in to the very best of my ability, the same as any other actor. You can't possibly be yourself in the public eye. All the little things that make us human don't stand up under the scrutiny of the camera. [on being a public figure] - Adrian Lamo
When taking on a leadership role in business remember it's about relationships. If your people (aka employees) are taken care of then they will respect you and return the favor. - Michael A. Contés II
Consciousness does not just passively reflect the objective material world; it plays an active role in creating realityitself. - Stanislav Grof
I believe in recovery, and I believe that as a role model I have the responsibility to let young people know that you can make a mistake and come back from it. - Ann Richards
Every individual matters. Every individual has a role to play. Every individual makes a difference. - Jane Goodall
A man limits his abilities himself according to his created interest, and then he pays very little attention to unliked things. Understand that man can become whatever he wants to be, just Interest and Want play the role. - Faisal Nawaz Maitlo
Social entrepreneurship represents the opportunity to redefine the role of government. - Robert Hacker
Women are no longer victims. They have become leaders. They are at the forefront of the demonstrations. We will share a role in all aspects of life, side by side with men. - توكل كرمان
Every body has role to play in the history of the world. - Lailah Gifty Akita
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
Find someone who has a life that you want and figure out how they got it. Read books, pick your role models wisely. Find out what they did and do it. - Lana Del Rey
The role of the artist today is to defend feeling against the machine. - Marty Rubin
Some say that to believe in destiny is to dismiss the role of free will. That self-determination cannot prevail in the presence of fate. When the truth is, the only part of destiny we can control is the fate we choose for another. - Emily Thorne
The crucial point in life is: are we living our 'own' life or simply a life for 'other' people. Are we not playing a role on behalf of some social groups and masquerading for fear of being excluded? ( "Quest for the real moment" ) - Erik Pevernagie
If you're going to be a narcissistic schmuck, kid, don't bother studying Faulkner. Go straight to Brett Easton Ellis. He's the role model you need. - Arinn Dembo
The role of the artist is to ask questions, not answer them. - Anton Chekhov
I don’t see it as my role to save or rescue anybody any more than regular people feel the need to rescue each other from sleeping and dreaming. - Jed McKenna
There has to be a way to redirect employee's driving ambition and to channel it more productively. There is. Create heroes in every role. Make every role, performed at excellence, a respected profession. - Marcus Buckingham
I have to say that the traditional role is kind of a myth. I think the traditional Mexican woman is a fierce woman.
A writer's role was never just to tell stories, but to create a world to encompass and share with others. - Solange nicole
We must not overlook the role that extremists play. They are the gadflies that keep society from being too complacent or self-satisfied; they are, if sound, the spearhead of progress. If they are fundamentally wrong, free discussion will in time put an end to them. - Abraham Flexner
People we met or going to meet have their own role in our life!!! - Rupesh Sreeraman
Identity is the role you chose to play in the story of the Universe. - Maria V Shall
Some people will leave you soon no matter how, but it's not the ending of your story, it's just the ending of their role in your story. cause life goes on, and you should just expect damage from others. - Marouane LAASSAFAR
My success has depended wholly on putting things over on people, so I'm not sure that I'm that great a role model. I am, however, an expert on pretending to be an expert on pretending to be an expert. - Meryl Streep
Our lives are a novel being written. We are its author. Every action we encounter and every person we meet has a role and a place in our ultimate story. It is in our control to decide the level of how, who and what impacts us and how large a role we decide to assign each. - Mark W. Boyer
We meet lots of people in a lifetime and we lose some of them over a period of time . But every person who comes in lives has a purpose to serve.. NO MEETING IS AN ACCIDENT, EVERY PERSON THAT WE MEET PLAYS A ROLE IN OUR LIVES, WHETHER WE REALIZE IT OR NOT. - Raj Kiran Atagaraha
Jesus is great -- is there a better role model? No. It's religion, it's the people who get in between -- the bureaucracy, you know. ... It's the way people abuse Jesus. Was there ever a greater victim of name dropping? - Bill Maher
As a nation, we will only become the shining light to the world with the emergence of more and more role models worthy of emulation by all - Fela Durotoye
I am not a role model.
Be an example to teach, be a role model to follow, and be a leader to emulate. - Debasish Mridha
All things are a living message from creation to mankind; all things, even the smallest blade of grass or the smallest insect. Each carries its own message about life and has an understanding of its role and what it is to accomplish during its lifetime. - Janet G Nestor
Misconceptions play a prominent role in my view of the world. - George Soros
Fruitfulness may be a better measurement for success than productivity because it is based more in the evaluations of others as to the meaningful role we have played in their lives then in our own importance determined according to the amount of accomplishments we can list. - Karen Burton Mains
We have become, by the power of a glorious evolutionary accident called intelligence, the steward of life's continutity on earth. We did not ask for this role, but we cannot abjure it. We may not be suited to to it, but here we are. - Stephen Jay Gould
I furnished the body that was needed to sit in the defendant's chair.[Explaining his role in the Scopes Monkey Trial.] - John T. Scopes
The role of a philosopher is to create a better way for the future generations. - Debasish Mridha
With acting, you gotta wait until someone gives you a role in a play or movie. With writing, you're not dependent on others, you don't have to wait. You can sit down and just create. - Donal Logue
Life is for a specific mission. Find your role and fulfill it. - Lailah Gifty Akita
Although the many virtues that courtesans possessed were employed to defy circumstances, the role they played depended on the same circumstances over which they triumphed- conditions which to, fortunately for modern women, no longer exist. - Susan Griffin
If I am truly to become an autonomous woman, then I must take over that role of being my own guardian...I not only have to become my own husband, but I need to be my own father, too. - Elizabeth Gilbert
Be who you are. If a man, be one. If woman, be so. The gender-change, behaviour or role, is a mind-made turd. As illusory as this world. - Fakeer Ishavardas
Libertarianism holds that the only proper role of violence is to defend person and property against violence, that any use of violence that goes beyond such just defense is itself aggressive, unjust, and criminal - Murray N. Rothbard
The role of a writer is not to say what we can all say, but what we are unable to say. - Anaïs Nin
The teacher must adopt the role of facilitator not content provider. - Lev S. Vygotsky
Remember that your role in this experience that we call life is quite significant! Never equate your significance to temporary stuff, or in comparison to others you’re more than that!~Steele Steele - Stormie Steele
I told my kids I just want three words on my tombstone, if I have one. I'll probably be cremated. One is "woman." I'm very comfortable in that role. I've loved being a woman, I've loved being a mother, I've loved being a grandmother. I want three words: Woman, Atheist, Anarchist. That's me. - Madalyn Murray O'Hair
Fear plays an interesting role in our lives. How dare we let it motivate us? How dare we let it into our decision making; into our livelihoods; into our relationships? It's funny isn't it? We take a day a year to dress up, in costume and celebrate fear.
The cook's role is to feed the body while a leader's role is to feed the mind and spirit. - Orrin Woodward
I think the best role models for women are people who are fruitfully and confidently themselves, who bring light into the world. - Meryl Streep
A role model is a person whose roles can be modelled. If the roles you conceive and give birth to today cannot be adopted by anyone in your absence, you are no good model. - Israelmore Ayivor
All over the place, from the popular culture to the propaganda system, there is constant pressure to make people feel that they are helpless, that the only role they can have is to ratify decisions and to consume. - Noam Chomsky
Always do your best in whatever you do; set goals and seek challenges; become a role model for those coming behind you; and always have God in your heart. - Charles F. Bolden
How come we play war and not peace?""Too few role models. - Bill Watterson
Make yourself your role model, because people who do not have qualities depend on the qualities of others to shape their own qualities. - Michael Bassey Johnson
Professionalism shouldn't be defined by a persons paycheck, role or title. It should be defined by a persons work ethic - Janna Cachola
The mind cannot long act the role of the heart. - Francois de la Rochefoucauld
Money should not direct you to what to do and what not to do; the giver of the money is responsible for playing that role. - Israelmore Ayivor
There is a difference between information and knowledge, and the most important role of the library is not providing access to information; it is supporting, enhancing, and facilitating the transfer of knowledge - in other words, education. - Kathleen McCook
Nothing in life is promised. Each day is a valuable opportunity to play an important role in this world. Treat each moment like it's the performance of a lifetime; approach every show like it's your first, respect it as if you've invested years, appreciate it like it's your last. - Carlos Wallace
I finally realized that being a role model doesn't mean people are encouraged to be like me -- they're encouraged to go out and be more of themselves.
And the victim must have been broken and must remain so, so that the externalization of evil is possible. The victim who refuses to assume this role contradicts society's simplistic view. Nobody wants to see it. People would have to take a look at themselves. - Natascha Kampusch
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