Quotes containing word "stands"

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Sell also: stand, abide, bandstand, base, bear, brook, digest, endure, fend, pedestal, rack, resist, stall, standpoint, stomach, suffer, support, tolerate, viewpoint

Featured authors with quotes containing word "stands"

Martin Luther King, Jr.
2 quotes about stands
American Leader, Clergyman, Activist
Tuesday 15 January 1929 - Thursday 4 April 1968
Drew Bledsoe
3 quotes about stands
American Athlete
Born Monday 14 February 1972
Mahatma Gandhi
3 quotes about stands
Indian Leader
Saturday 2 October 1869 - Friday 30 January 1948
Ralph Waldo Emerson
2 quotes about stands
American Critic, Poet, Lecturer
Wednesday 25 May 1803 - Thursday 27 April 1882
Chief Joseph
2 quotes about stands
Leader
1840 - Wednesday 21 September 1904
Peter Jennings
one quote about stands
Canadian Journalist
Friday 29 July 1938 - 2005
Hans Urs von Balthasar
2 quotes about stands
Swiss Theologian
Saturday 12 August 1905 - Sunday 26 June 1988
James M. Baldwin
2 quotes about stands
American Philosopher
Saturday 12 January 1861 - Thursday 8 November 1934
Kazuo Ishiguro
one quote about stands
Japanese Novelist, Author
Born Monday 8 November 1954
Bruce Jackson
2 quotes about stands
American Public Servant
Henrik Ibsen
2 quotes about stands
Norwegian Poet, Playwright, Director
Thursday 20 March 1828 - Wednesday 23 May 1906
Abraham Lincoln
2 quotes about stands
American President
Sunday 12 February 1809 - Saturday 15 April 1865

People aren't quite sure what it means when a book is a Booker Prize winner. They're not quite sure what is being recommended, what literary values it stands for, because every year it stands for something different.

Kazuo Ishiguro

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Listen, if you start worrying about the people in the stands, before too long you're up in the stands with them.

Tommy Lasorda

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Nowhere else in history has there ever been a flag that stands for the right to burn itself. This is the fractal of our flag. It stands for the right to destroy itself.

Ken Kesey

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The first time, where Fox Mulder and Scully met, she stands up for herself. She stands right there and gives it to him and that was extremely attractive.

Gillian Anderson

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The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

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I am amazed at radio DJ's today. I am firmly convinced that AM on my radio stands for Absolute Moron. I will not begin to tell you what FM stands for.

Jasper Carrott

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Do we elect a man because of what he stands for, because of where he stands on the issues, because how he makes the nation feel?

Peter Jennings

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I think that people, despite my law enforcement background, view me as taking these consistently progressive stands, and I think that, philosophically, there is a desire to get at that person. But I think the stands I have taken are totally consistent with a person who is looking at things realistically, factually.

Eric Holder

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A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.

Malcolm X

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The tree which moves some to tears of joy is in the eyes of others only a green thing that stands in the way. Some see nature all ridicule and deformity... and some scarce see nature at all. But to the eyes of the man of imagination, nature is imagination itself.

William Blake

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Every young man would do well to remember that all successful business stands on the foundation of morality.

Henry Ward Beecher

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He too serves a certain purpose who only stands and cheers.

Henry B. Adams

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The important thing for the survival of the Thai society is that the majority of those who work, both in the government and the private sector, still strive to work in the same direction; this is why the Thai nation still stands.

Bhumibol Adulyadej

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I'm not the type of guy who enjoys one-night stands. It leaves me feeling very empty and cynical. It's not even fun sexually. I need to feel something for the woman and entertain the vain hope that it may lead to a relationship.

Ben Affleck

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If a race has no history, if it has no worthwhile tradition, it becomes a negligible factor in the thought of the world, and it stands in danger of being exterminated.

Carter G. Woodson

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He like a rock in the sea unshaken stands his ground.

Virgil

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It is better to meet danger than to wait for it. He that is on a lee shore, and foresees a hurricane, stands out to sea and encounters a storm to avoid a shipwreck.

Charles Caleb Colton

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Everywhere the human soul stands between a hemisphere of light and another of darkness; on the confines of the two everlasting empires, necessity and free will.

Thomas Carlyle

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Men make history and not the other way around. In periods where there is no leadership, society stands still. Progress occurs when courageous, skillful leaders seize the opportunity to change things for the better.

Harry S. Truman

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And, I hope now that everybody understands that the Labour Party - as it always has done - stands for free speech and individual Members of the Labour Party are entitled to exercise that free speech.

Ron Davies

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