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Stems

Total Quotes : 64
Always Very

I have always had a very natural connection to the water, and that connection stems from the ocean itself.

- Aaron Peirsol

Salad Making

If you're making a salad of any kind, cut the herbs, stems and all, and toss them into your mixed greens salad, a Romaine salad, iceberg, Bibb - it just adds a special touch.

- Alex Guarnaschelli

Bag Like

Freeze herbs by stem and all - don't just freeze the leaves. It's better to keep them sturdier. Put the stems and the leaves together into a plastic bag, and just wrap it up and freeze it like that.

- Alex Guarnaschelli

Distance Star

I feel that a lot of human spirituality stems from the belief that we are unique and special in the universe, but maybe we are just what happens when there is proper temperature and proper distance from the right type of star.

- Alex Honnold

I Think Other

I think my confidence stems from my honesty. I'm brutally honest - about everything and even myself. I tell it as I think it. I'm not politically correct. I'm definitely not diplomatic. I get bashed up for what I say, but I don't know any other way.

- Alia Bhatt

Surrounded About

Our uniqueness makes us special, makes perception valuable - but it can also make us lonely. This loneliness is different from being 'alone': You can be lonely even surrounded by people. The feeling I'm talking about stems from the sense that we can never fully share the truth of who we are. I experienced this acutely at an early age.

- Amy Tan

Own Religious

No one can travel your own road for you; you must travel it for yourself. My faith in this stems from my childhood. I grew up in a family with a system of religious beliefs handed down to me.

- Amy Tan

Dreams Living

Dreams pass into the reality of action. From the actions stems the dream again; and this interdependence produces the highest form of living.

- Anais Nin

Strong About

I would say there are three important things about graphene. It's two-dimensional, which is the best possible number for studying fundamental physics. The second thing is the quality of graphene, which stems from its extremely strong carbon-carbon bonds. And finally, the system is also metallic.

- Andre Geim

Think I Think

The fact that evil exists in the world bothers me. I think that people do terrible things for ideological or political reasons. I think that evil stems from ideology. People are taught to hate.

- Antonio Munoz Molina

Most Feels

Most of what one feels compelled to write stems from a deep emotional uncertainty.

- Antonya Nelson

Other Comprehend

Our incapacity to comprehend other cultures stems from our insistence on measuring things in our own terms.

- Arthur Erickson

Method Part

Part of our western outlook stems from the scientific attitude and its method of isolating the parts of a phenomenon in order to analyze them.

- Arthur Erickson

Self-Deprecating

I am incredibly self-deprecating. It stems from self-doubt.

- Charlie Cox

Writing Ability

My writing ability all stems from the blues.

- Christine McVie

Think Which

But having said all of that, that still doesn't account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln's personal characteristics.

- David Herbert Donald

Very Virtually

America is very decentralized in how it supports the humanities, unlike European countries where virtually everything stems from the central government.

- Jim Leach

Genetic Codes

The origin of each of us stems from codes of genetic inheritance.

- John Eccles

Through Which

The artist is the confidant of nature, flowers carry on dialogues with him through the graceful bending of their stems and the harmoniously tinted nuances of their blossoms. Every flower has a cordial word which nature directs towards him.

- Auguste Rodin

Unique Very

Korean cinema is very improvisational, and there is a unique power that stems from this.

- Bae Doona

Fact I Think

I think the attraction to Israeli women stems from the fact that we're exotic and the fact that there are many talented and beautiful women in Israel. I think that there is also greater awareness of Israel than before in the movie industry.

- Bar Paly

View Point Of View

We, in Syria, our point of view stems from our experience.

- Bashar al-Assad

Conservative Reagan

Reagan's enduring value as a conservative icon stems from his resolute preaching of the conservative gospel, in words that still warm the hearts of the most zealous conservatives. Yet Reagan's value as a conservative model must begin with recognition of his flexibility in the pursuit of his conservative goals.

- H. W. Brands

Globe Across

Every outbreak across the globe today stems from a descendant of the medieval plague.

- Hendrik Poinar

Sports Dedicated

You'll be dedicated and that's what you should want to be in anything in life - whether it's sports or academics or your relationship. It all stems from finding that fun, that thrill, that excitement.

- Brandi Chastain

Petals Our

Can anything be more grotesque and barbarous than our 'florists' bouquets,' a series of concentric rings of flowers of divers colours, bordered by maidenhair and a piece of stiff lace paper, in which stems, leaves, and even petals are brutally crushed, and the grace and individuality of each flower systematically destroyed?

- Isabella Bird

Think I Think

I think the success of my work stems from being truthful.

- Catherine O'Hara

Done Sense

Imitation, if it is not forgery, is a fine thing. It stems from a generous impulse, and a realistic sense of what can and cannot be done.

- James Fenton

Social Class Social

My wife thinks I have an obsession with social class. So I guess I have an obsession with social class. It probably stems from feeling like an outcast.

- James Gray

Art Doing

All art stems from a place of alienation. Intimate and alone. Most people are oppressed by the opinion of others, but I was not that way. I was afraid of the repercussions of not doing what I was told to do, what I was called to do by a creator.

- CeeLo Green

Shines Set

The biggest thing is the heart. If you find the heart in what you do, if it's stage work, set work, modeling, you find the heart of it, that's where the truth actually stems from. Our true personality shines from within.

- Jamie Brewer

Small Other

C is peculiar in a lot of ways, but it, like many other successful things, has a certain unity of approach that stems from development in a small group.

- Dennis Ritchie

Love Always

Writing is something that I've always loved. That stems from my love of being a reader.

- Jen Lancaster

Nature Knew

I knew, of course, that trees and plants had roots, stems, bark, branches and foliage that reached up toward the light. But I was coming to realize that the real magician was light itself.

- Edward Steichen

Art Think

Yeah, I can't separate the art from the music and the music from the art. I think that stems from going to school for film first, and kind of stumbling onto music as my career.

- Karen O

Strong Deserve

First and foremost, I'm a feminist. And basically that stems from a strong belief that all people and creatures deserve equal opportunity, rights and respect.

- Kathy Najimy

Private Putting

The prison industrial complex is perhaps, at least domestically, the most striking example of us putting profit before people. It all stems from one basic misunderstanding: that the public good can be shepherded by private interests.

- Eugene Jarecki

Dress Play

I don't know, I feel like any role that I play is a little piece of me, whether it's their perspective, maybe how they dress, what they think is funny, their loyalty to their friends. It all stems from Kiersey.

- Kiersey Clemons

Friendship Politics

A passion for politics stems usually from an insatiable need, either for power, or for friendship and adulation, or a combination of both.

- Fawn M. Brodie

Some Constant

Sadly, the only constant in my writing environment stems from some inexplicable need to listen to the news. CNN loops over and over in the background from the time I wake until the time I finally, blessedly, fall asleep.

- Lauren Weisberger

Love Rant

When doing comedy, I do what makes me laugh. The first person I learned from said I should talk about things I am passionate about - that I love or hate - because the audience likes to see passion. The stuff I rant and rave about stems from a place that really pisses me off.

- Lisa Lampanelli

Love Became

Over the years, my work became both my vocation and avocation. Since I enjoyed it so much, I never felt a great need to go outside for relaxation. Nevertheless, I became an avid photographer and traveler. Possibly my love for travel stems from the early years when my family seldom went away on vacation.

- Gertrude B. Elion

I Think Standard

Hmm, can I be obvious and say there is probably a double standard for male vs. female directors? Sadly, I think that's actually the case. And it probably stems from the fact that there are proportionately so many fewer women directors than men ones that each project is perhaps more closely scrutinized for its content.

- Lynn Shelton

Womanhood Films

My entire career stands on the strong pillars of women-oriented films. This stems from the fact that I am sensitive to the entire aura and mystique of a woman and womanhood.

- Madhur Bhandarkar

Country Away

Laos is a country where everything is eaten. When I came back, I would find myself chopping parsley and thinking: 'Why am I throwing these stems away? They're perfectly edible.'

- Ruth Reichl

Strong Some

Much of the misgiving that Muslims feel for the West stems from our strong emphasis on freedom, always a risky enterprise. I've heard some say they would rather rear their children in a closely guarded Islamic society than in the United States, where freedom so often leads to decadence.

- Philip Yancey

Young Very

The earliest memories I have of the ocean are actually stories - stories from my grandfather, the legendary ocean explorer and conservationist Jacques Cousteau. My passion for ocean conservation stems from learning at a very young age that we're all connected; we're all in this together.

- Philippe Cousteau, Jr.

Rather Violently

My passion stems from seeking world peace and finding how we can live together creatively rather than violently.

- Mimi Kennedy

Self-Esteem Been

I've never cheated or been cheated upon. I've seen my parents together and secure. So I feel the same way. Infidelity stems from low self-esteem. You want to cheat when you don't feel good about yourself.

- Preity Zinta

Gift Big

Giving is a really big thing around Christmas, as well it should be. Christmas is about giving, and it all stems from the greatest gift the world has ever received - the gift of Jesus Christ.

- Monica Johnson

Complexity Lineage

So long as procreation stems from parents of the same race, appearance and lineage are typically congruent. Interracial unions give rise to added complexity. Interracial amalgamation will produce some individuals whose features diverge from those commonly ascribed to the races of their ancestors.

- Randall Kennedy

Year United

The Center for Immigration Studies found that illegal immigrants cost the United States taxpayer about $10.4 billion a year. A large part of that expense stems from the babies born each year to illegal immigrants.

- Nathan Deal

Muslim Comedian

I'm a comedian who happens to be Muslim; my comedy stems on all forms of my identity.

- Riaad Moosa

Greatness Melancholy

There is a melancholy that stems from greatness.

- Nicolas Chamfort

Love Play

I love sports. When I'm not playing, I'm watching, reading, or otherwise obsessing about them. This probably stems from growing up in Indiana, where if you didn't at least attempt to play basketball, you were considered of dubious moral character.

- Mark Waters

Always Been

I have always been scared of confrontation. My therapist says it stems from my fear of abandonment.

- Nikki Glaser

Art Directed

All of the significant art of today stems from Conceptual art. This includes the art of installation, political, feminist and socially directed art.

- Sol LeWitt

Spirit More

Most fear stems from sin; to limit one's sins, one must assuredly limit one's fear, thereby bringing more peace to one's spirit.

- Marvin Gaye

Mind Some

If the moral good of fiction stems mainly from a habit of mind it inculcates in the reader, styles are neither good nor bad, and to describe some fictional enterprises as false is pointless.

- Mary Gordon

Love Certainly

I don't know if my faith stems from what I'd call unconditional love, but the energy certainly feels boundless.

- Stacey D'Erasmo

Want Desperate

I truly believe that fundamentalism stems from unemployment. A man without a job is desperate; he doesn't want to live anyway.

- Stef Wertheimer

Reason Romance

Most books set in England between 1800 and 1840 have a 'Regency' feel. The reason that era is so useful for romance authors stems from the wide-ranging social changes that were occurring over that time, and the parallels, or echoes, those create with our time and the lives of our readers.

- Stephanie Laurens

Cynicism Always

Cynicism stems from disappointment. Cynical and faithless people were not always like that. They were filled with possibilities and hope as kids. But they tried and perhaps failed.

- Robin S. Sharma

Some Been

In all my novels, a sense of place - not just geographic but social - is a critical element. I have always been drawn to the novels of Edith Wharton, among others, where social dynamics are crucial. Wharton's class consciousness fascinates me, and some of the tension in my books stems from that.

- Susan Wiggs