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Maintain

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Purpose Career

It's all about how can you take care of yourself when furthering your life's goals and ambitions, and purpose and whatever you choose - family, career - to maintain a really balanced, whole, healthy outlook.

- Abigail Spencer

Trust Inexpensive

With all the care that women do and all the money we spend to maintain our hair, men can at least take the time to wash their face with a simple inexpensive product that will soften their facial hair so they're not hurting us when we go in for a kiss. Trust me, guys, women will want to kiss you more if you take care of your facial hair.

- Adrianne Palicki

Argument I Think

I think Chinese leadership is trying to tell the world they have another set of logic or reasoning or values which are different from yours. Of course, I don't think they believe that. It's just an argument that's made when you can't confront the truth and facts. They really want to maintain power.

- Ai Weiwei

I Think Deal

For me, it is especially important to maintain my interior life. My spirituality, my connectedness. That is the way I think. That is the way I deal with life and tough moments. I keep in touch with something bigger than me. And I connect with people who have an interior life - a connection with something bigger than them.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Jews Another

The Arabs have a God, the Jews have another, and the Catholics have another! And they're all fighting to maintain that they worship the one real God. Idiots!

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Away Big

I would let climbing slide away if I had to maintain my relationship with my family. Because it really is the big adventure.

- Alex Lowe

Will Commit

A Syriza government will respect Greece's obligation as a eurozone member to maintain a balanced budget and will commit to quantitative targets.

- Alexis Tsipras

Own About

No matter what happens to you, you can maintain your own control about what you believe and who you are.

- Alexis Wright

Difficult

It's difficult to maintain the six-pack abs. They demand a specific workout and diet plan. Even professional bodybuilders sport six-pack abs on and off.

- Allu Arjun

Legs Pretty

Waxing my legs is pretty much the only thing I have to maintain.

- Amanda Seyfried

Average Go

I was in a special class, where you skip a grade - you go from seventh to ninth. But I got kicked out. You had to maintain an 85 average, and I didn't. I was too focused on trying to be popular.

- Amy Heckerling

Very Some

Some women are naturally thin. But there needs to be an appreciation for a variety of types of women because we don't all come in one package. We're not pre-destined to all be a size six. It's very hard for a large group of women to maintain a thinness which is, after all, only natural to a few people.

- Andie MacDowell

Own Treasure

The treasure of a writer is to maintain their own style.

- Andrea Hirata

Sick Depend

You can't afford to get sick, and you can't depend on the present health care system to keep you well. It's up to you to protect and maintain your body's innate capacity for health and healing by making the right choices in how you live.

- Andrew Weil

Like Weight

When I'm training in December, I have to eat like 6,000 calories a day to maintain my weight. It's a bit tiring.

- Andy Murray

Year Often

For much of the year, you're just trying to maintain your fitness. It's not often you get a lot of time to really concentrate on improving it.

- Andy Murray

Belong Regions

Above all it is important to point out that we can only maintain our prosperity in Europe if we belong to the most innovative regions in the world.

- Angela Merkel

Been Principle

For somebody who comes from Europe, I can only say if we give up this principle of territorial integrity of countries, then we will not be able to maintain the peaceful order of Europe that we've been able to achieve.

- Angela Merkel

Fact Need

What we really need to be understanding is that all of these things matter and they all stem from the fact that certain people live with power and authority and they want to maintain it.

- Anita Hill

Confidence Strong

I also believe that it's the right thing to do, to maintain strong consumer confidence in our food systems. And I believe that the consumer should have strong confidence in our food systems.

- Ann Veneman

Deep I Think

If I can center down and strengthen the core of who I am, and the core of who I am is my relationship with God, then that helps me maintain peace deep down. If I can maintain a healthy spiritual core, I think that's enormous for helping the stress.

- Anne Graham Lotz

Years Very

Prayer is a method practised from ancient days, so it's very important for us to maintain a spiritual connection, something that people, gladiators would do years ago, so we're just maintaining that routine.

- Anthony Joshua

Believe Part

I believe that fitness needs to come from within you. You need to respect your body. Only then will you have the zeal to maintain it. For me, keeping fit is a part of my lifestyle.

- Arjun Rampal

Infrastructure

Cash is not cheap. The physical infrastructure is not easy to maintain and cheap.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

Homeland Borders

When I was involved in the initial creation of the Department of Homeland Security, we were given a clear twofold mission. The first part of the mission was to secure our borders. The second was to maintain the free and efficient flow of commerce and people.

- Asa Hutchinson

Back Juggle

Those who aren't actors needn't juggle from lean to bulky and back. It's great to maintain a stable body type. Be consistent in your approach towards fitness.

- Ashish Sharma

Itself Founded

An empire founded by war has to maintain itself by war.

- Charles de Montesquieu

Living Purchasing

That it is logical, fair and reasonable to maintain the purchasing power of an hour's work in terms of goods and services the employee must purchase in his daily living.

- Charles E. Wilson

Love Practice

Integrity is the first step to true greatness. Men love to praise, but are slow to practice it. To maintain it in high places costs self-denial; in all places it is liable to opposition, but its end is glorious, and the universe will yet do it homage.

- Charles Simmons

I See Bit

The point is that when I see a sunset or a waterfall or something, for a split second it's so great, because for a little bit I'm out of my brain, and it's got nothing to do with me. I'm not trying to figure it out, you know what I mean? And I wonder if I can somehow find a way to maintain that mind stillness.

- Chris Evans

Teacher Sciences

Any teacher in the arts and sciences has to maintain a sense of childlikeness to be truly inventive.

- Chris Raschka

Sovereign State

Hand in hand with nationalist economic isolationism, militarism struggles to maintain the sovereign state against the forward march of internationalism.

- Christian Lous Lange

Elicit Apparatus

The effect of the mass media is not to elicit belief but to maintain the apparatus of addiction.

- Christopher Lasch

Challenges Use

My overall worldview has never changed: that America has and must maintain the strongest military in the world, that we must lead the international community to confront threats and challenges together, and that we must use all tools of American power to protect our citizens and our interests.

- Chuck Hagel

Strong Passionate

Startup culture fosters laughter, debate, and a passionate, non-politically-correct focus on getting things done. And this startup of culture is something entrepreneurs struggle to maintain as the business grows. To ensure this environment continues, create a strong foundation and ensure everyone is on board.

- Clay Clark

Crowd Lobbyists

This is the fundamental problem with the ruling class in Washington, D.C. - the party bosses, the K Street crowd, the lobbyists who control all these politicians. They will do anything to maintain their power. They will do anything. They will say anything.

- Corey Lewandowski

Own Principle

Power tends to protect itself merely to maintain its own status and control. Principle gives up power for the sake of creating the best public policy.

- Dan Webster

Will Dutch

An Englishman will fairly drink as much As will maintain two families of Dutch.

- Daniel Defoe

Fact Against

But that's not enough: To maintain energy security, one needs a supply system that provides a buffer against shocks. It needs large, flexible markets. And it's important to acknowledge the fact that the entire energy supply chain needs to be protected.

- Daniel Yergin

Politics Crisis

The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis.

- Dante Alighieri

Fancy Tone

My biggest challenge in making 'The Devil Wears Prada' was simply to maintain a tone of sophistication and reality. It's about the fashion world, or it's set in the fashion world, and that's a world that's easy to mock. It's easy to satirise people trying to lose weight and choosing between fancy clothes.

- David Frankel

Control Reptiles

Humanity is actually under the control of dinosaur-like alien reptiles called the Babylon Brotherhood who must consume human blood to maintain their human appearance.

- David Icke

Cold Soviet Union

When I was in the White House, I was confronted with the challenge of the Cold War. Both the Soviet Union and I had 30,000 nuclear weapons that could destroy the entire earth and I had to maintain the peace.

- Jimmy Carter

Abortion I Think

When I was president, I announced and I still maintain that I can live with Roe v. Wade. I did everything I possibly could as president under that ruling, which I don't think ought to be changed, to minimize the need for abortions. I think every abortion is a result of a horrible series of errors on the part of people involved.

- Jimmy Carter

Through Other

What we try to do at Disney and through Disney character voices is really maintain the integrity of our classic characters at all costs. So Ariel needs to be me for every project, and if there are any other Ariels floating around out there, it's not necessarily Disney.

- Jodi Benson

Doing Jogging

Doing nothing would stress me out. So I am still pretty much active practicing judo with my friends, who are former judo athletes, to maintain our fitness as well as the friendships among us. In my spare time, I usually go jogging around the Gelora Bung Karno stadium or head to the gym.

- Joe Taslim

Give Sold

It is up to you civilians to give a hand to show that we intend to take our responsibilities to maintain the integrity of our Empire, by giving the world proof that we have not all sold out to the Jew or Plutocrat.

- John Amery

Great Horror

Great horror movies are earned. 'Halloween' is an earned picture. Every moment of grotesque violence is earned by the suspense they're able to maintain getting there.

- John Carroll Lynch

Will Like

I would like to point to the extraordinary lengths the mainstream media will go to maintain a sensationalist story.

- John McAfee

Bad Movie

Once you make a movie like 'Superbad,' when it's popular and you're the lead, you get offered all kinds of things and there's a temptation to make bad movies either for the money or to maintain your relevance in pop culture.

- Jonah Hill

Strong Interest

It's in the interest of the U.S. to maintain a strong democracy in Colombia.

- Juan Manuel Santos

United Part

If we are to meet the growing electricity demand in the United States without significantly increasing emissions of greenhouse gases, we must maintain a diverse supply of electricity, and nuclear power must be part of that mix.

- Judy Biggert

Relationships

Establish and maintain good working relationships with co-workers. You don't have to be friends, but you do have to be friendly.

- Judy Smith

Importance

I maintain the importance of an absolute prohibition against torture, while acknowledging that even absolute prohibitions can sometimes be broken. If that is a contradiction, it is a contradiction that ethics has to embrace, or else it becomes like glass: hard, clear, but fatally inflexible.

- Julian Baggini

Mind Error

To arrive at a contradiction is to confess an error in one's thinking; to maintain a contradiction is to abdicate one's mind and to evict oneself from the realm of reality.

- Ayn Rand

Now Soviet Union

By now it is evident that the Soviet Union must gain control of Europe to maintain its empire.

- Barbara Amiel

Aim Disturbance

For me, graffiti means making marks on surfaces using just about anything, be it markers, spray, paint, chalk, lipstick, varnish, ink. Or it can be the result of scratches and incisions. The aim is to maintain the energy created by disturbance or excitement in the street.

- Barry McGee

Will Homeland

As soon as the legitimate Lebanese government is convinced that the conditions have ripened and that Lebanon is able to maintain stability on its own... Then, the Syrian forces will return to their homeland.

- Bashar al-Assad

Politics Think

There are those who maintain that in this world women have no right to interfere in the affairs of state, in politics, in plots and counter-plots. Others that are who, more chivalrous, are willing to admit that women have as much right to act, think, and speak as men.

- Belle Boyd

God-Given Our

Every person is endowed with God-given abilities, and we must cultivate every ounce of talent we have in order to maintain our pinnacle position in the world.

- Ben Carson

Like Pedal

You have to maintain the balance between fast growth and smooth growth. It's like driving a car and knowing when to balance the gas pedal and the brake.

- Guo Guangchang

Other Functions

The constancy of the blood sugar level is maintained by a complex physiological mechanism, a homeostatic mechanism of the same order as those which maintain the body temperature, the blood pressure or the heart rate at normal levels and control many other functions.

- Bernardo Houssay

Be True Religious

The only way to be true to our American tradition is to maintain absolute governmental neutrality regarding religious beliefs and practices.

- Bill Bradley

Status Quo Quo

The riskiest thing we can do is just maintain the status quo.

- Bob Iger

Aim Masters

I maintain that the past record of my race is a true index of the feelings which today animate them. They bear toward their former masters no revengeful thoughts, no hatreds, no animosities. They aim not to elevate themselves by sacrificing one single interest of their white fellow-citizens.

- Hiram Rhodes Revels

Used Lid

The Chinese government tried to keep a lid on the SARS crisis, but there were 160 million text messages in three days sent by Chinese citizens. These are early indications that it's going to be difficult for people who used to have control over the news to maintain that level of control.

- Howard Rheingold

Worthy Part

I hope I'm worthy in my dying. I hope I can maintain myself - that I wouldn't become pathetic and needy, and the worst part of myself come out in adversity. But I'm not afraid of it. It'd be such a silly thing to do! To ruin the life you have by fearing its ending.

- Brendan Gleeson

Next React

Autoimmunity is probably the next frontier. The majority of cases of autoimmune disease result from a complex genetic problem that has environmental influences. It is a colossal task for the immune system to maintain tolerance to self and yet be ready to react to everything in the world around us.

- Bruce Beutler

Mind Sanity

The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity, must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality.

- Irving Babbitt

Work Going

Actors create a fantastic lifestyle thinking they're going to be able to maintain it. Then they can't get work or have to start taking work that doesn't suit them.

- Bryce Dallas Howard

Practice Kind

I practice every day and that kind of stuff to maintain my musicianship.

- Bun E. Carlos

Standard Weeks

Having a band was part of my heart's desire, musically. Within myself, I was saying that, 'Not until you have a band for yourself can you maintain the standard of your songs,' and the sound become a foundation. You don't have to feel around for two or three weeks for the sound because the foundation is already built.

- Burning Spear

Always Like

I don't always want my opinion known. What little privacy I have left I'd like to maintain.

- Calvin Klein

Fitness Fit

Even though I'm not a competitive athlete, I have to still maintain things and try to keep myself fit because I am at that age where I need to make sure to get those regular checkups and make sure everything is in tact.

- Jackie Joyner-Kersee

Aim Cent

When I set my eyes on the gold at the world championships, I was able to maintain that focus that whole day. That's what I aim to do in Rio - my focus is gold, so I can keep in that good state; I can't get too complacent. I can't relax; I can't be content. I need to be 100 per cent switched on.

- Carmen Marton

Role Least

Ideally, really ideally, you want to get to a place where you can have creative control over the material you do - choices, at least, anyway. And you want your choice of script and role. But do you really want your life to revolve around trying to maintain your privacy?

- Jai Courtney

Cry Amateur

I maintain that two and two would continue to make four, in spite of the whine of the amateur for three, or the cry of the critic for five.

- James Whistler

Crying Getting

Sometimes you have to laugh to keep from crying or getting overly angry or to maintain control.

- Dennis Haysbert

Career Blazing

Thank God I've never had the sort of intense fame that means you can't walk up the road. That sort of blazing stardom must be difficult to cope with and maintain; my career has just bubbled along happily.

- Jane Asher

Strength Activity

All physical activity begins with the body's core. I maintain the strength in my core so that I can jump, run, start, stop, and accelerate at the highest levels.

- Derrick Rose

Country Salad

We don't need a melting pot in this country, folks. We need a salad bowl. In a salad bowl, you put in the different things. You want the vegetables - the lettuce, the cucumbers, the onions, the green peppers - to maintain their identity. You appreciate differences.

- Jane Elliot

Need Which

People in power need to control others in order to maintain power. One of the ways to do that is to take that which is threatening and demonize it.

- Jasmine Guy

Matter Bargain

Work is important, no doubt, but one can end up neglecting family and friends in the bargain. So I have resolved not to let that happen and maintain work-life balance by taking time out for the people who matter the most to me.

- Disha Patani

Next Composure

Because I actually find the next take after they've controlled it a little bit and repressed the laughter is actually a really interesting take, because that's still going on underneath the surface. That struggle to maintain composure becomes part of the joy of the scene.

- Jay Roach

Nothing Ensure

I believe good governments have nothing to hide. We want to ensure we maintain confidence in our public institutions.

- Jay Weatherill

Financial Ease

No one anticipates divorce when they're exchanging vows, and it can be devastating emotionally and financially. To ease the financial side of the blow, you need to maintain your financial identity in your relationship. That means having your own credit history - you need your own credit card - and your own savings and retirement accounts.

- Jean Chatzky

Without However

Biodiversity can't be maintained by protecting a few species in a zoo, or by preserving greenbelts or national parks. To function properly, nature needs more room than that. It can maintain itself, however, without human expense, without zookeepers, park rangers, foresters or gene banks. All it needs is to be left alone.

- Donella Meadows

Play Career

I don't play video games because I know that if I ever started, I'd never be able to maintain a career again.

- Jeff Lemire

Culture Values

You have to maintain a culture of transformation and stay true to your values.

- Jeff Weiner

Rich Crave

I don't find it a struggle to maintain a healthy diet now as my palate has changed. I don't crave rich food.

- Jennifer Ellison

Color Weeks

When my hair was dark for 'House,' that was the hardest to maintain because it was like every three weeks my light roots would start coming in. And you can't really just dye your hair one color brown because then it looks like a helmet on television, so then I had to have four colors of brown woven into my hair every three weeks.

- Jennifer Morrison

Fragile Thing

Peace is a fragile thing. It takes courage to secure it. It takes wisdom to maintain it.

- Jenny Shipley

Side Lower

I choose to be American, I choose to live in the Lower East Side of Manhattan, I choose to have Puerto Rican/Jewish neighbors, and I choose to maintain my Chinese identity.

- Eddie Huang

Artistry Several

I still maintain several different outlets of artistry, like my music, photography, writing and all those things. I don't pigeonhole myself into one thing. I do all sorts of things, and that's so important to me.

- Jesse Johnson

Need Needed

To maintain their own competitiveness, workers need to attain and stay current on the qualifications needed to advance in a constantly evolving economy.

- Elaine Chao

Work Want

If you ask why I do what I do - I want to make a difference. I don't just want to maintain the status quo. I want to help people, to work with institutions or create ones when they don't exist.

- Eli Broad

My Life Leukemia

The type of leukemia that I am dealing with is treatable. So if I do what my doctors tell me to do - get my blood checked regularly, take my meds and consult with my doctor and follow any additional instructions he might make - I will be able to maintain my good health and live my life with a minimum of disruptions to my lifestyle.

- Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

I Hope That

I hope that I can maintain my skating as long as possible.

- Katarina Witt

Own Role

Being on a major network television show is like long-distance running: You have to pace yourself and maintain your energy level and your morale. There's the role you're playing on the show, and there's also your behind-the-scenes responsibility to the crew, the guest actors and the fans - not to mention your own life as a mom.

- Kathryn Erbe

Envy Like

Sometimes I feel like I'm lacking a playfulness. I envy guys who are consistently able to maintain a playful, optimistic perspective on things.

- Eric Dane