Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


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Work About

My work is not directly about the social or political.

- A. Balasubramaniam

Performer Public

A tremendous social responsibility comes with being a successful public performer.

- A. Bartlett Giamatti

Weakest Possess

A community is democratic only when the humblest and weakest person can enjoy the highest civil, economic, and social rights that the biggest and most powerful possess.

- A. Philip Randolph

Doing Other

Scientists and academics in particular focus on detail and the minutiae. When they talk to each other, they usually don't focus on the broad ideas; they don't focus on social interconnectedness. They focus on the task that they're doing.

- Aaron D. O'Connell

Growing Exciting

What's clear - and exciting - is that communication for social change is growing.

- Aaron Koblin

Communicate Works

The dynamic with social is you tend not to have products with 30% market share. It's all or nothing. Email works because we have open standards that let you communicate across any email client.

- Aaron Levie

Strong Through

Through the Internet, I've developed a strong social network - something I could never do if I had to keep my choice of peers within school grounds.

- Aaron Swartz

Living Years

Social Security, all public and no option, rescued older Americans from living their final years in poverty.

- Adam Cohen

Deal Other

Twitter, Facebook, and other social media outlets have a great deal of information about all of us - and the government wants to be able to see it.

- Adam Cohen

Leaders Within

I represent an emerging group of leaders within the Jewish community who are conservatives; not just fiscal conservatives, but social conservatives as well.

- Adam Hasner

Everyone Having

I mean, the acting school I went to, we did have a social experience, but you know, when it's a bunch of actors, it's everyone self-consciously having a social experience rather than just having a social experience.

- Adam Scott

Grandchildren Wait

By bringing current events into the classroom, everyday discussion, and social media, maybe we don't need to wait for our grandchildren's questions to remind us we should have paid more attention to current events.

- Adora Svitak


We're used to the characteristics of social media - participation, connection, instant gratification - and when school doesn't offer the same, it's easy to tune out.

- Adora Svitak

Love Closely

Food is so important - it sustains us, it provides a social focal point, and it is fun. I cannot unravel the difference between love in my family and the preparation of food because they are so closely woven.

- Adriana Trigiani

Always Becoming

I'm becoming more and more of a social media participant, so of course I can always be found everywhere from Twitter to Insta to Facebook.

- Aeriel Miranda

Own Nothing

There is nothing wrong with being well off as long as money has a social and ethical value and is not the object of one's own greed.

- Aga Khan IV

Love Instagram

I love Instagram. I find it to be one of the truly positive social media things that exist.

- Aidy Bryant

Fuel Web

Women are the routers and amplifiers of the social web. And they are the rocket fuel of ecommerce.

- Aileen Lee

Doing Created

What is social proof? Put simply, it's the positive influence created when someone finds out that others are doing something. It's also known as informational social influence.

- Aileen Lee

Internet Rule

Especially when it comes to social and shopping, women rule the Internet.

- Aileen Lee

Go Forced

I hate partying. If I'm forced to go to a party or a social gathering, I go in at 9:30 and leave at 10 P.M.

- Akshay Kumar

Nothing Benefits

Social media has lots of benefits, but compared to Christianity, it tends to group people by interests. Religion puts you with people who have nothing in common except that you're human.

- Alain de Botton

Very Ticking

Directing is physically exciting because there's a ticking clock, you're working with people, it's very social, it's very enjoyable.

- Alan Ball

Student Willing

I'm willing to fight for Social Security, Medicare, student loans, U.S. jobs, equal pay, progressive taxation and full employment.

- Alan Grayson

My Life Loves

Aside from my family, I have two great loves in my life: acting and the fight for social justice.

- Alan Rosenberg

Strength Country

If we don't re-charge the American Brand, all future challenges - economic, social and political - are destined to be driven to the brink, further jeopardizing the strength and competitiveness of our country and its citizens.

- Alan Siegel

Given Appropriate

Given appropriate social conditions, decent, ordinary people can be led to do extraordinarily cruel things.

- Albert Bandura

Facebook Tumblr

Twitter and Tumblr and Vine and Instagram and Facebook and Myspace, all these things are social media tools that we were all told we had to have, and what we're realizing is that, no you don't! No you don't.

- Alec Baldwin

Political Dramatic

My responsibility is to make a film and find my dramatic language; I don't have any political or social responsibility.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

European Means

To be in the EU, it means to have same rules of... for economy, for social life, to be together in the majority of European countries.

- Aleksander Kwasniewski

Back Seat

Real social situations are taking a back seat to social media.

- Alessia Cara

Small Full Time

Only a small rich fringe hates Social Security for disincentivizing 80-year-olds from seeking full-time employment.

- Alex Pareene

Suburbs Bunker

If mass media, social isolation in the suburbs, alienating workplaces and long car commutes create a bunker mentality, the Internet does the opposite.

- Alex Steffen

My Life Always

Fashion's a huge part of my life, but I don't necessarily feel comfortable always talking about clothes on my personal social media.

- Alexa Chung

Which Bonds

One of the most destructive things that's happening in modern society is that we are losing our sense of the bonds that bind people together - which can lead to nightmares of social collapse.

- Alexander McCall Smith

Want Narrative

It is possible to assemble a narrative for yourself, brokenly, on social media, only seeing what you want to look at.

- Alexandra Petri

Discipline Steal

It takes discipline not to let social media steal your time.

- Alexis Ohanian

Movie Maybe

The two real leads in 'Children of Men' are Clive Owen and the social environment. You know, this same movie without the social environment maybe is just like a generic chase movie.

- Alfonso Cuaron

Study Needed

The study of social progress is today not less needed in literature than is the analysis of the human heart.

- Alfred de Vigny

Enchanting Stories

In every age poets and social reformers have tried to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.

- Alfred Marshall

Back Will

I hold with Henry George, that at the back of every great social evil will be found a great political wrong.

- Alfred Russel Wallace


Actors have a social responsibility.

- Ali Fazal

Political Against

The winner must promote social jusitce, remove corruption and discrmination, and stand against political, cultural and economic plots.

- Ali Khamenei

Ideals Examine

Perhaps, when we examine the causes of many social changes and political upheavals, we will find the marks of its presence and its principal ideals.

- Ali Khamenei

Medical Bodies

A democratic medical establishment does not alter people's bodies to fit regressive social norms; it advocates for patients by demanding the social body get its act together.

- Alice Dreger

Pain Necessities

Poverty is relative, and the lack of food and of the necessities of life is not necessarily a hardship. Spiritual and social ostracism, the invasion of your privacy, are what constitute the pain of poverty.

- Alice Foote MacDougall

Want Most

What teenagers want most of all are social rewards, especially the respect of their peers.

- Alison Gopnik

Process Perfect

Finding the perfect lookalike to work with is crucial and a lengthy process. We have our regulars, but we also use social media all the time to find people. It's amazing who you can unearth on Twitter.

- Alison Jackson

Media Birth

On social media, we have a lot of fans. It's so important to me to spread awareness of premature babies and premature birth.

- Ally Brooke

Birth More

I know that I have this platform with our fans and with social media and all of that good stuff. I really hope that people become more aware of premature birth, and I hope there's more that can be done to prevent this.

- Ally Brooke

Soul Through

I felt I had an opportunity to follow in the footsteps of great soul musicians of the past, who made a lot of social and political commentary through their music.

- Aloe Blacc

Necessary Which

It is not necessary to dwell on the political and social principles of Islam, to underline how close they also are in spirit to the concepts of human rights which govern the political and social systems of the West.

- Aly Khan

Decade Emergence

The emergence of Pakistan, a decade ago, was an act of protest against the existence of privilege in the social order of the subcontinent of India.

- Aly Khan

Welfare Published

I left Delhi, in 1971, shortly after Collective Choice and Social Welfare was published in 1970.

- Amartya Sen

Rebellion Come

I seem to be stuck in the '60s, and my favorite music, cars, and women's fashion come from that era. And the sense of social rebellion. It was a good time for a lot of things.

- Amber Heard

Going Remain

In a true democracy is the cure for most of our social and political ills, but a few of them must remain to keep us going.

- Ameen Rihani

Rather Freedoms

The reality is that we are hated not because of our democracy, freedoms, and generous social security system; rather, we are hated because of our involvement in foreign conflicts and quarrels that were never our concern.

- Amir Butler

Book Languages

I am not in the least eloquent or fluent with languages. My writing on social media is quite pedestrian. But even if it was near any acceptability, I would not be in a position to pen a script or a book.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Voice Equalizer

Social media is the ultimate equalizer. It gives a voice and a platform to anyone willing to engage.

- Amy Jo Martin

Like Some

It's a dialogue, not a monologue, and some people don't understand that. Social media is more like a telephone than a television.

- Amy Jo Martin

Globally Realized

I realized that social media can be powerful force for good in the world and that acts of kindness can be scaled globally.

- Amy Jo Martin

Providing Insights

By providing memorable social media customer service, companies not only create deeper connections with consumers, but they glean valuable insights on how to improve their products or services.

- Amy Jo Martin

Media Him

I was with Shaq at his home the day he retired. It was innovative for him to become the media and announce via social media that he was retiring.

- Amy Jo Martin

New Very

I'm very social, and in a place like New York, even if you're alone on the subway, you never feel lonely.

- Ana Gasteyer

Needs Front Line

I am confident that our experience, our scale, our intimate knowledge of the needs of our customers put us on the front line of economic and social progress.

- Ana Patricia Botin

Books Viewpoint

All my books are adventures, but they also have a social viewpoint.

- Anatoly Rybakov


It's interesting now; with social media, you are actually interacting with fans.

- Andie MacDowell

Love Listening

For me the march was a labor - a labor of love - but I was busy handing out flyers for the National Association of Black Social Workers, so I really wasn't standing in the crowd listening and observing. I was busy.

- Andre Braugher

Distinction However

Genocide begins, however improbably, in the conviction that classes of biological distinction indisputably sanction social and political discrimination.

- Andrea Dworkin

Woman Conscience

There's obviously a correlation between an economically empowered woman and the investments she makes. That leads to her social and moral conscience for bettering her community.

- Andrea Jung

Living Angeles

It was go-along to get-along social. It was living in Los Angeles, being young and single, and flowing with the trendy liberal crowd.

- Andrew Breitbart

Lives Billions

Disparity is Australia's worst social problem. Thousands of lives are slowly being crushed, while billions are wasted on thousands of little initiatives trying to 'close the gap.'

- Andrew Forrest

Powerful Classic

Peer pressure and social norms are powerful influences on behaviour, and they are classic excuses.

- Andrew Lansley

Nature Vibrant

The 24/7 nature of online debate, on the web and across social media, has allowed for more vibrant discussion of the opinions we publish - and your own.

- Andrew Rosenthal

Social Change

Journalism is what maintains democracy. It's the force for progressive social change.

- Andrew Vachss

Dress Like

We want people to know they shouldn't feel like social pariahs just because they want to dress differently or listen to rock n' roll.

- Andy Biersack

Policing Trained

Just as in policing there is an emphasis on civilians to help with paperwork, we must free up trained and experienced social workers to focus on children, not bureaucracy.

- Andy Sawford

Disease One Night

I have Social Disease. I have to go out every night. If I stay home one night I start spreading rumors to my dogs.

- Andy Warhol

Mind Website

From the store windows, the store touch-points, the website, social media, or a magazine, it has to be one pure customer experience, not just to gain market share but to gain mind share.

- Angela Ahrendts

Everyone Enterprise

To any CEO who's skeptical at all, you have to create a social enterprise today; you have to be totally connected with everyone who touches your brand.

- Angela Ahrendts

Opportunity Want

In an era of social everything, we want to spark possibility and opportunity in the creative arts, in real life, person to person.

- Angela Ahrendts

Function Abolish

I'm suggesting that we abolish the social function of prisons.

- Angela Davis

Going Lives

We're at unique point in history where the things that we are building are going to significantly impact our social, political, economical, and personal lives.

- Anita Borg

Reading Inherently

Because they are inherently social, people find value in reading the same books and watching the same movies that others do.

- Anita Elberse

Giving Up Endlessly

Be greedy for social change, and your life will be endlessly enriched. The only failure lies in not trying, or giving up.

- Ann Cotton

Been Given

Money is hardly neutral. Its connection to power makes it a highly charged social phenomenon and a mediator of relationships. Because it has historically been controlled by men, it has given men a tool for controlling women.

- Ann Cotton

Politics Whole

I'm interested in current affairs and social policy as a whole, but I don't watch politics for sport.

- Anna Chlumsky

Lucky Very

I'm very lucky. I'm not too exposed to social media and is going quite well for me. I like to have my privacy.

- Anna Ewers

Felt Had

My parents got married late and they had kids late, so I never felt a social or cultural thing to be married or pregnant or a homeowner by a certain age.

- Anna Kendrick

Reach Sources

Globalisation makes it clear that social responsibility is required not only of governments, but of companies and individuals. All sources must interact in order to reach the MDGs.

- Anna Lindh

Decade Editor

Once you've worked as a writer and editor in the world of social media for a decade, the way I have, you start to notice patterns.

- Annalee Newitz

Often Part

To share a story is in part to take ownership of it, especially because you are often able to comment on a story that you are sharing on social media.

- Annalee Newitz

Think Going

I find being Irish quite a wearing thing. It takes so much work because it is a social construction. People think you are going to be this, this, and this.

- Anne Enright

Myself Notes

I really consider myself a writer, and a writer who is sometimes a social critic. I'm not an ideologue, I don't join a party. I follow along and take notes. Sometimes I throw in my two cents.

- Anne Roiphe

Original Mickey

Most original viewers of the Mickey Mouse Club didn't face the crush of family and social problems children have today.

- Annette Funicello

Never Been

I've never been a social person.

- Annie Lennox

Been Other

I've never been a social person. When I grew up, the other girls would all be combing their hair and exchanging lipstick, and I just couldn't do that group thing.

- Annie Lennox

Image Give

The image of myself that I give on social media isn't actually who I am; it's not 100 percent me, obviously.

- Ansel Elgort

Media Also

There is a continuous stream of opinions on governance issues expressed daily, not only in our Parliament and in the print media, but also on talk-radio and social media.

- Anthony Carmona

Forced Address

You know you lose a lot of social skills if you're a writer. You spend too long alone. And its forced me to address that.

- Anthony Minghella