Quotes and Sayings about Balance



"The balance of private good and general welfare is at the bottom of civilized morals; but the morals of the Heroic Age are founded on individuality, and on nothing else."
- Lascelles Abercrombie
(Related: Age, Balance, Individuality, Morals, Nothing, Welfare)

"For this reason, the expansion of relations with all countries is on the agenda of the Islamic Republic of Iran. I mean balanced relationships, based on mutual respect and observation of each other's rights."
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad
(Related: Countries, Rights, Observation, Reason, Relationships, Respect)

"This hiatus coming up I'm looking at a comedy because I need the balance."
- Khandi Alexander
(Related: Balance, Comedy)

"This used to be a government of checks and balances. Now it's all checks and no balances."
- Gracie Allen
(Related: Government, Now)

"Ours is a government of checks and balances. The Mafia and crooked businessmen make out checks, and the politicians and other compromised officials improve their bank balances."
- Steve Allen
(Related: Government, Politicians)

"There's always more demands than there's time to meet them, so it's constantly a matter of trying to balance them."
- Marc Andreessen
(Related: Time, Balance, Trying)

"Women need real moments of solitude and self-reflection to balance out how much of ourselves we give away."
- Barbara de Angelis
(Related: Women, Balance, Moments, Self, Solitude)

"It sounds extraordinary but it's a fact that balance sheets can make fascinating reading."
- Mary Archer
(Related: Balance, Fact, Reading)

"I do think the heart can balance out the mind, if your heart is in a good place it can give you the strength to do the right thing and behave the right way and overcome the mind."
- Alexis Arguello
(Related: Heart, Strength, Balance, Mind, Right)

"It's so hard to keep everything balanced in life."
- Rosanna Arquette
(Related: Life)

"That said, the question remains: how to strike the balance between free speech and mutual respect in this mixed-up world, both blessed and cursed with instant communication? We should not fight fire with fire, threats with threats."
- Timothy Garton Ash
(Related: Balance, Communication, Fight, Fire, Free speech, Question, Respect, World)

"The human mind, if it is to keep its sanity, must maintain the nicest balance between unity and plurality."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Balance, Mind, Sanity, Unity)

"The true humanist maintains a just balance between sympathy and selection."
- Irving Babbitt
(Related: Sympathy, Balance)

"It must be a balance in everything we do, not too much of everything, keep it simple, not complicated."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Balance)

"You can't have too much of everything, you must have a balance, that's very important."
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi
(Related: Balance)

"Naturally, business and pleasure can be readily combined, but a certain balance should exist, and the latter should not predominate over the former."
- Fredrik Bajer
(Related: Business, Balance, Pleasure)

"Demography is changing us as we are older societies, we're living longer. How the generations balance each other out, how that affects education and health care."
- Howard Baker
(Related: Education, Health, Balance, Care, Generations, Living)

"When a man asks himself what is meant by action he proves that he isn't a man of action. Action is a lack of balance. In order to act you must be somewhat insane. A reasonably sensible man is satisfied with thinking."
- James A. Baldwin
(Related: Action, Balance, Man, Order, Thinking)

"Feeling is the consciousness of the resulting conditions - of success, failure, equilibrium, compromise or balance, in this continuous rivalry of ideas."
- James M. Baldwin
(Related: Success, Ideas, Failure, Balance, Compromise, Consciousness, Feeling, Rivalry)

"The politician is an acrobat. He keeps his balance by saying the opposite of what he does."
- Maurice Barres
(Related: Balance, Saying)

"The budget enforcement rules of the 1990s were an important part of getting the budget back into balance. It was done on a bipartisan basis. Those pay-as-you-go rules were tested and they worked. We are now in a one-party system, and we have thrown them out."
- Melissa Bean
(Related: Balance, Now, Rules)

"The delicate balance between modesty and conceit is popularity."
- Max Beerbohm
(Related: Balance, Conceit, Modesty, Popularity)

"I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bed, First, Friends, Fun, Now, Sleep)

"I pushed myself way too hard during the first year of Veronica Mars and I got moody and run-down. Now I'll go to bed early instead of going out with friends. It's not always the most fun option, but I know I need at least eight hours of sleep to feel balanced."
- Kristen Bell
(Related: Bed, First, Friends, Fun, Now, Sleep)

"A novel is balanced between a few true impressions and the multitude of false ones that make up most of what we call life."
- Saul Bellow
(Related: Life)

"We have managed to acquire $13 trillion of debt on our balance sheet. In my view we have nothing to show for it. We haven't invested in our roads, our bridges, our waste-water systems, our sewer systems. We haven't even maintained the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us."
- Michael Bennett
(Related: Balance, Debt, Grandparents, Nothing, Waste)

"You wouldn't think it would but my parents were really balanced about that. When it came time for me to be out of the house and out on my own they were very supportive."
- Elmer Bernstein
(Related: Time, Parents)

"But because it was able to balance that kind of humor with a sweet story and characters you really rooted for and also got across the girls' point of view, I've heard nothing but great things from younger and older females as well."
- Jason Biggs
(Related: Humor, Balance, Girls, Nothing)

"Even in modern art, artists have used methods based on calculation, inasmuch as these elements, alongside those of a more personal and emotional nature, give balance and harmony to any work of art."
- Max Bill
(Related: Art, Work, Nature, Artists, Balance, Harmony)

"The cold harsh reality is that we have to balance the budget."
- Michael Bloomberg
(Related: Balance, Reality)

"Our community is like many around the country that have, as the gentleman from New York referenced, sophisticated planning and zoning regulations. These are elements that are developed as a result of local community pressure to balance interests."
- Earl Blumenauer
(Related: Balance, Community, Country, Gentleman, Planning, Pressure, Result)

"Our oil problems are only going to get worse. Our trade balance is only going to get worse. So we have to slow the growth of U.S. oil consumption, particularly imported oil consumption."
- Sherwood Boehlert
(Related: Growth, Balance, Oil, Problems, Trade)

"We're more into sort of fluid structures that are simultaneously the most efficient, the most beautiful, and the most engineered. You know what I mean? We like the balance you can get in there."
- Sean Booth
(Related: Balance)

"I think that the balance needs to be restored, and I would note that in the camp in which I am in, one finds libraries, universities, the Internet industry, the manufacturers of digital media, and consumers."
- Rick Boucher
(Related: Balance, Internet, Libraries, Media, Needs)

"With so many of our fundamental rights hanging in the balance, it is not good enough to simply roll the dice, hoping a nominee has changed his past views. It's not good enough to think, 'This is the best we can expect from this president'."
- Barbara Boxer
(Related: Balance, Rights, Past, President)

"Ridiculous yachts and private planes and big limousines won't make people enjoy life more, and it sends out terrible messages to the people who work for them. It would be so much better if that money was spent in Africa - and it's about getting a balance."
- Richard Branson
(Related: Life, Money, Work, People, Balance)

"I mean those people who are interested in good government will certainly contribute in order to make certain there's some counter-balance to those whose interests in good government is less."
- Stephen Breyer
(Related: Government, People, Order, Will)

"If this phrase of the 'balance of power' is to be always an argument for war, the pretext for war will never be wanting, and peace can never be secure."
- John Bright
(Related: Peace, War, Power, Argument, Will)

"If you're not balanced, your mind's not balanced... my fuse went."
- Frank Bruno
(Related: Mind)

"Bipartisanship helps to avoid extremes and imbalances. It causes compromises and accommodations. So let's cooperate."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Causes, Extremes)

"It seems to me that the idea traditionally defended of endeavoring to maintain existing ethnic balances simply doesn't work any more."
- William F. Buckley, Jr.
(Related: Work, Idea)

"But change must always be balanced with some degree of consistency."
- Ron D. Burton
(Related: Change, Consistency)

"I don't personally see my work as being dark. What interests me is a balance between light and dark."
- Carter Burwell
(Related: Work, Balance, Being, Light)

"However, without considering this connection, there is no doubt but that more good than evil, more delight than sorrow, arises from compassion itself; there being so many things which balance the sorrow of it."
- Joseph Butler
(Related: Balance, Being, Compassion, Connection, Delight, Doubt, Evil, Sorrow)

"The working out of a balanced economy throughout Germany to provide the necessary means to pay for approved imports has not been accomplished, although that too is expressly required by the Potsdam Agreement."
- James F. Byrnes
(Related: Agreement, Economy, Germany)

"Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences."
- Vince Cable
(Related: Business, Financial, Balance, Banks, Consequences, Gambling, Investment, Years)

"The degree of leverage now being reversed is staggering, and the underlying global imbalances - notably between the savers and the spenders - will require long and painful adjustment."
- Vince Cable
(Related: Being, Now, Will)

"I'm not a professional politician. I'm a professional problem solver, and I believe we should cut the salaries of senators and congressmen 10 percent until they balance the budget. I call that conservative common sense."
- Herman Cain
(Related: Balance, Common sense, Conservative, Senators)

"I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living."
- James Cameron
(Related: Bicycles, Evening, Living, Magic, Sun, World)

"I called the New World into existence, to redress the balance of the Old."
- George Canning
(Related: Balance, Existence, Old, World)

"But, on balance, we seized the marketplace. We've got a great infrastructure. And yes it's struggling in some areas because of some external factors and some internal factors."
- Jim Cantalupo
(Related: Balance)

"In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution - consideration of a Constitutional amendment."
- Dennis Cardoza
(Related: Government, Power, Consideration, Constitution, Democracy)

"I want to keep audiences off balance, so they don't know who I am or how to take me. If I duck and weave, as Frank Bruno might say, I'll have a longer shelf life."
- Robert Carlyle
(Related: Life, Audiences, Balance, Want)

"Remember Graham Green's dictum that childhood is the bank balance of the writer? I think that all writers feel alienated. Most of us go back to an alienated childhood in some way or another. I know that I do."
- John Le Carre
(Related: Balance, Childhood, Writer, Writers)

"I look forward to these confrontations with the press to kind of balance up the nice and pleasant things that come to me as president."
- Jimmy Carter
(Related: Balance, President, Press)

"Jimmy says he'll never tell a lie. Well, I lie all the time. 1 have to - to balance the family ticket."
- Lillian Gordy Carter
(Related: Family, Time, Lie, Balance)

"The man who has sufficient power over himself to wait until his nature has recovered its even balance is the truly wise man, but such beings are seldom met with."
- Giacomo Casanova
(Related: Nature, Power, Balance, Man)

"Even with not having a balanced budget at this time, I support tax cuts. That will help limit spending."
- Steve Chabot
(Related: Time, Tax, Help, Support, Tax cuts, Will)

"There is no austerity equal to a balanced mind, and there is no happiness equal to contentment; there is no disease like covetousness, and no virtue like mercy."
- Chanakya
(Related: Happiness, Virtue, Contentment, Covetousness, Disease, Mercy, Mind)

"In business a reputation for keeping absolutely to the letter and spirit of an agreement, even when it is unfavorable, is the most precious of assets, although it is not entered in the balance sheet."
- Lord Chandos
(Related: Business, Agreement, Balance, Reputation, Spirit)

"The whole imposing edifice of modern medicine is like the celebrated tower of Pisa - slightly off balance."
- Prince Charles
(Related: Balance, Medicine)

"The securities laws of the 1930s were so important because it forced companies to file registration statements and issue prospectuses, and it remedied the imbalance of information."
- Ron Chernow
(Related: Information, Laws)

"The fact is that one of the earliest lessons I learned in business was that balance sheets and income statements are fiction, cash flow is reality."
- Chris Chocola
(Related: Business, Balance, Fact, Fiction, Income, Reality)

"I said we are going to balance an $11 billion budget deficit in a $29 billion budget, so by percentage, the largest budget deficit in America, by percentage, larger than California, larger than New York, larger than Illinois. And we're going to balance that without raising taxes on the people of the state of New Jersey."
- Chris Christie
(Related: People, America, Balance, State, Taxes)

"Today is the day for the complaining to end and for statesmanship to begin. Today I am taking action to cut state spending and balance the budget this year."
- Chris Christie
(Related: Action, Balance, Complaining, Day, End, State, Statesmanship, Today)

"I'm afraid I'm still trying to find that balance. Especially now that everyone wants a piece of me. I find that I have to become more and more reclusive, and pick and choose when I am public and when I am private."
- Sandra Cisneros
(Related: Balance, Now, Public, Trying)

"People want change but not too much change. Finding that balance is tricky for every politician."
- Eleanor Clift
(Related: Change, People, Balance, Want)

"Environmental policy must strike a balance between the earth's best interests and our citizen's pressing needs."
- Jim Clyburn
(Related: Environmental, Policy, Balance, Earth, Needs)

"I don't accept the argument of people like David Horowitz that the government should impose some sort of predetermined political balance on academic research."
- Juan Cole
(Related: Government, People, Argument, Balance, Research)

"Ha, well you see... this notion of a balanced life, I don't think I'm ever going to be able to have that... but I can have what I call an integrated life."
- James Collins
(Related: Life)

"So I've broadened the fitness concept to make it one of moderation and balance."
- Kenneth H. Cooper
(Related: Fitness, Balance, Moderation)

"In 1844, there was a balance of perhaps of a couple of thousand dollars on the cr side."
- Ezra Cornell
(Related: Balance)

"The day when a sportsman stops thinking above all else of the happiness in his own effort and the intoxication of the power and physical balance he derives from it, the day when he lets considerations of vanity or interest take over, on this day his ideal will die."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Happiness, Power, Balance, Day, Effort, Interest, Thinking, Vanity, Will)

"Olympism... exalting and combining in a balanced whole the qualities of body, mind and will."
- Pierre de Coubertin
(Related: Body, Mind, Will)

"Being on your own would be sad, sick and weird. I don't trust myself. I need that balance."
- Daniel Craig
(Related: Trust, Balance, Being)

"The balance of evidence both from the cell-free system and from the study of mutation, suggests that this does not occur at random, and that triplets coding the same amino acid may well be rather similar."
- Francis Crick
(Related: Balance, May, Study)

"We must not permit our respect for the dead or our sympathy for the living to lead us into an act of injustice to the balance of the living."
- Davy Crockett
(Related: Sympathy, Act, Balance, Injustice, Living, Respect)

"Can they do both? That's a huge balance, I think, with kids- trying to find the right- it's everything, you know, it's social life, it's academics, it's sports."
- Joan Cusack
(Related: Sports, Life, Balance, Kids, Right, Trying)

"We say that anytime budgets are balanced and an ample savings account has been set aside, government should just stop collecting taxes. Better to leave that money in the pockets of those who earned it, than to let it burn a hole, as it always does, in the pockets of government."
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Government, Money, Budgets, Taxes)

"We are tasked to rebuild not just a damaged economy, and a debt-ridden balance sheet, but to do so by drawing forth the best that is in our fellow citizens. If we would summon the best from Americans, we must assume the best about them. If we don't believe in Americans, who will?"
- Mitch Daniels
(Related: Americans, Balance, Debt, Economy, Will)

"If you're writing a piece for the Boston Pops, the balance is towards one end. If you're writing a piece for a chamber music society, then it's towards another point. I won't make a final answer on that. I think it changes with every piece."
- Peter Maxwell Davies
(Related: Music, Society, Balance, Boston, End, Writing)

"We've not had one Republican president in 34 years balance the budget. You can't trust right-wing Republicans with your money. You ought to hire somebody who has balanced a budget. I'm much more conservative with money than George Bush is."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Money, Trust, Balance, Conservative, President, Republican, Republicans, Right, Years)

"At every turn when there has been an imbalance of power, the truth questioned, or our beliefs and values distorted, the change required to restore our nation has always come from the bottom up from our people."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Change, Power, Truth, People, Values, Beliefs, Nation)

"Not one Republican president has balanced the budget in 34 years. You can not trust Republicans with your money."
- Howard Dean
(Related: Money, Trust, President, Republican, Republicans, Years)

"You know, the Democrats want to balance the budget by raising spending and raising taxes. The Soviet Union had a balanced budget."
- Tom DeLay
(Related: Balance, Democrats, Taxes, Want)

"I want balance in my life."
- Ron Dellums
(Related: Life, Balance, Want)

"We believe, in fact, that the one act of respect has little force unless matched by the other - in balance with it... The acting out of that dual respect I would name as precisely the source of our power."
- Barbara Deming
(Related: Power, Act, Acting, Balance, Fact, Force, Name, Respect)

"Film is a very young art that is still evolving. Soon, we shall reach a balance between content and technology."
- Catherine Deneuve
(Related: Art, Technology, Balance, Content, Film)

"Golf is a search for perfection, for balance. It's about meditation and concentration. You have to use hand and brain."
- Celine Dion
(Related: Balance, Golf, Meditation, Perfection)

"So I come before you with a budget that is honest in its discussion of our challenges, creative in its possible solutions, compassionate in its commitment to our most vulnerable, and balanced on the bottom line."
- James H. Douglas
(Related: Commitment)

"But I also like to be in control, like anyone else. I try to achieve a balance."
- Trevor Dunn
(Related: Control, Balance)

"Since it's based on my parents, it's more emotionally close to me than some of my more surreal plays. And then I like the balance of the comic and the sad. It should play as funny, but you should care about the characters and feel sad for them."
- Christopher Durang
(Related: Funny, Balance, Care, Parents, Play)

"The question is not really about a shift to the economic cone where officers are writing about the balance of payments and the need for economic stabilization."
- Lawrence Eagleburger
(Related: Balance, Question, Writing)

"I think today the players are too nice to one another, but that might change with the unbalanced schedule, with teams playing each other more and more. When you face each other that much, with that much at stake, something's bound to happen."
- Dennis Eckersley
(Related: Change, Today)

"Sympathy for victims is always counter-balanced by an equal and opposite feeling of resentment towards them."
- Ben Elton
(Related: Sympathy, Feeling, Resentment, Victims)

"All those trucks and barges that carry our goods to port are vital connections to the only force which can balance our trade deficit: export. We must keep doing what we do best if we are going to get America out of the red."
- Jo Ann Emerson
(Related: America, Balance, Force, Trade)

"People with great gifts are easy to find, but symmetrical and balanced ones never."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson
(Related: People, Gifts)

"Hitman does well and it certainly does well enough to survive, but at the same time I don't want to involve the character into the DC Universe even if it meant more sales, to the point where we sort of upset the balance that we have at the moment."
- Garth Ennis
(Related: Time, Character, Balance, Sales, Universe, Want)

"The best and safest thing is to keep a balance in your life, acknowledge the great powers around us and in us. If you can do that, and live that way, you are really a wise man."
- Euripides
(Related: Life, Balance, Man)

"Balance is the enemy of art."
- Richard Eyre
(Related: Art, Balance, Enemy)

"The single currency should allow the European Union, and therefore France, to balance its monetary strength with the United States. It should help us adjust to the development of China."
- Laurent Fabius
(Related: Development, Strength, Balance, France, Help, states, United)

"I've watched those shows my whole life - being on one is like a dream. It's hard to balance that dream with the fact that this is the Edie I've known my whole life."
- Edie Falco
(Related: Life, Dream, Balance, Being, Fact)

"One can make a case that says that since 85% of children being brought up in single family homes are being brought up by women that about 85% of elementary school teachers should be males to balance out the feminization that the boys and girls receive."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Family, Women, Balance, Being, Boys, Children, Girls, School, Teachers)

"Men's competitive team sports focus on the balance between individual achievement and team achievement with the emphasis on team achievement."
- Warren Farrell
(Related: Sports, Men, Achievement, Balance, Focus)

"When Bill Clinton was in town, he sent over a balanced budget."
- Chaka Fattah
"Bush has never sent over a balanced budget."
- Chaka Fattah
"If the Federal Reserve pursues a strong dollar at home while the dollar becomes more competitive in global markets, we can achieve both price stability and a more balanced path of economic growth."
- Martin Feldstein
(Related: Home, Growth, Stability)

"In a perfect world, I could be doing some bigger films and balance that with some independent films because they seem to be the most challenging and unique."
- Sherilyn Fenn
(Related: Balance, World)

"I don't believe, in the 21st century, in the balance of power system. This is a European idea of the 19th and 20th centuries."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Power, Idea, Balance)

"We shouldn't discuss the world of tomorrow in terms of becoming a balance to the United States. The real issue is whether the United States will define herself as part of the U.N. system-or not."
- Joschka Fischer
(Related: Balance, states, Tomorrow, United, Will, World)

"When a man lacks mental balance in pneumonia he is said to be delirious. When he lacks mental balance without the pneumonia, he is pronounced insane by all smart doctors."
- Martin H. Fischer
(Related: Balance, Doctors, Man)

"The minute I forget to balance reality with the fantasy, I'm going back to Virginia."
- Schuyler Fisk
(Related: Balance, Fantasy, Forget, Reality)

"You are going in one second the length of a football field. That means you brain is receiving information from your body what the car is doing physically, bumping, balance, performance."
- Emerson Fittipaldi
(Related: Car, Performance, Balance, Body, Football, Information)

"I always said life consists of love and work. I tried to balance it 50-50. And, of course, now I'm so happy I did."
- John Forsythe
(Related: Life, Love, Work, Balance, Now)

"Yeah, but you need an experienced radio veteran who is a liberal advocate. And there just hadn't been any radio that did that. And so they weren't trained - they had developed all these bad habits of being objective and balanced and stuff like that."
- Al Franken
(Related: Being, Habits, Liberal)

"We are led by lawyers who do not understand either technology or balance sheets."
- Thomas Friedman
(Related: Technology, Balance, Lawyers)

"To balance China, the democracies will need new friends - and India with its fast-growing economy, youthful population, and democratic politics seems the obvious candidate."
- David Frum
(Related: Politics, Balance, Economy, Friends, Obvious, Population, Will)

"For me it's important to be in balance. To not let fear get in the way of things, to not worry so much about protecting yourself all the time."
- John Frusciante
(Related: Time, Fear, Balance, Worry)

"Everything's very perfectly balanced; for all the horrible things in the world there's lots of good things."
- John Frusciante
(Related: World)

"With weak balance sheets, banks tend to continue lending unprofitable businesses and leave them existing."
- Toshihiko Fukui
(Related: Balance, Banks)

"Be aware of wonder. Live a balanced life - learn some and think some and draw and paint and sing and dance and play and work every day some."
- Robert Fulghum
(Related: Life, Work, Dance, Day, Play, Wonder)

"It's unbelievable what one squadron of twelve aircraft did to tip the balance."
- Adolf Galland
(Related: Balance)

"The mandala describes balance. This is so whatever the pictorial form."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Balance)

"The chief concern of the French Impressionists was the discovery of balance between light and dark."
- Stephen Gardiner
(Related: Balance, Concern, Discovery, Light)

"I have been firming up and making changes in my roster for 2001. This needs to be done from now and then, to make sure what you are booking is working, and to keep a balance in your roster that works."
- Pat Garrett
(Related: Balance, Needs, Now)

"The major economic policy challenges facing the nation today - pick your favorites among the usual suspects of low public and household savings, concerns about educational quality and achievement, high and rising income inequality, the large imbalances between our social insurance commitments and resources - are not about monetary policy."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Quality, Policy, Achievement, Income, Inequality, Nation, Public, Today)

"Monetary policy itself cannot sensibly be directed at reducing imbalances."
- Timothy Geithner
(Related: Policy)

"They don't bother too much with the balance and things on blues records."
- Maurice Gibb
(Related: Balance)

"It is time we passed a balanced budget amendment and return this government to limited spending."
- Newt Gingrich
(Related: Government, Time)

"Three or four stones in one firing will all react differently. I try to achieve a balance between those that haven't progressed enough and those about to go too far."
- Andy Goldsworthy
(Related: Balance, Will)

"The media is absolutely essential to the functioning of a democracy. It's not our job to cozy up to power. We're supposed to be the check and balance on government."
- Amy Goodman
(Related: Government, Power, Balance, Democracy, Job, Media)

"It's clear that the medium and long-run fiscal challenges facing the country have to do with the rise of entitlement spending, they have to do with the longer run imbalances that we've created in the structure of the system."
- Austan Goolsbee
(Related: Country)

"Past conference topics have included strengthening the role of fathers in children's lives, the impact of the media culture on children, the delicate balance between work and family, and family involvement in education."
- Tipper Gore
(Related: Education, Family, Work, Balance, Children, Culture, Fathers, Media, Past)

"It's a very complex scenario, and certainly Dave was, and is, not the only person in Pearl Jam with personality flaws. Everybody in this band exhibits some form of neurotic behavior. And we couldn't find a balance, a mutual respect for each other."
- Stone Gossard
(Related: Balance, Behavior, Flaws, Personality, Respect)

"There's a lot of things we can do to balance out what Obama's done and going forward show the American people the Republican Party can govern. I want a coalition of tea party people, independents, moderate Democrats trying to find a way to move this country forward before we become Greece."
- Lindsey Graham
(Related: People, American, Balance, Country, Democrats, Greece, Party, Republican, Tea, Trying, Want)

"As long as I continue to put forth who I am and what I believe, than I think it all balances out."
- Lou Gramm
"The divergence of songs in the new population away from those in the progenitor population would only be prevented if these processes were balanced by repeated immigration and subsequent breeding: song flow."
- Peter R. Grant
(Related: Population, Song, Songs)

"It's all about quality of life and finding a happy balance between work and friends and family."
- Philip Green
(Related: Family, Life, Work, Quality, Balance, Friends)

"I was just very conscious that I could either bore people by having the music be similar for too long, or I could just wear them out and bore them in a different way by having it changing too much every minute or two minutes. So, there was that kind of balance to get right."
- Jonny Greenwood
(Related: Music, People, Balance, Right)

"The copyright bargain: a balance between protection for the artist and rights for the consumer."
- Robin Gross
(Related: Artist, Balance, Rights, Protection)

"They shaved a little piece of bone off my small toe. You see, you balance yourself a certain way and this toe had grown under the other ones. So he cut it loose, where I could balance myself and it makes me walk straight."
- Merle Haggard
(Related: Balance)

"Everyone spends their lives trying to balance their world between good and evil."
- Laurell K. Hamilton
(Related: Balance, Evil, Trying, World)

"I try to keep a balance. I actually believe that children want normal parents, they don't want celebrities or important parents or anything different from all the other parents."
- Linda Hamilton
(Related: Balance, Children, Parents, Want)

"The breaking wave and the muscle as it contracts obey the same law. Delicate line gathers the body's total strength in a bold balance. Shall my soul meet so severe a curve, journeying on its way to form?"
- Dag Hammarskjold
(Related: Soul, Strength, Balance, Body, Law)

"I love what I do for a living, it's the greatest job in the world, but you have to survive an awful lot of attention that you don't truly deserve and you have to live up to your professional responsibilities and I'm always trying to balance that with what is really important."
- Tom Hanks
(Related: Love, Attention, Balance, Job, Living, Trying, World)

"Moreover, I want us to urge political and religious leaders, and all peoples of the world, to move forward in a conciliatory spirit, to deal with religious matters in a responsible and balanced way, and to focus on their common grounds."
- Alcee Hastings
(Related: Focus, Leaders, Religious, Spirit, Want, World)

"A good band is like a team. You want to have the right balance. It's not always the best people you need, but the right ones for the job."
- Ronnie Hawkins
(Related: People, Balance, Job, Right, Want)

"In a balanced organization, working towards a common objective, there is success."
- Arthur Helps
(Related: Success)

"Those nations have a very great responsibility at this juncture of the world's affairs, for by throwing their joint weight into the scales of history on the right side, they may tip the balance decisively in favour of peace."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: History, Peace, Balance, May, Nations, Responsibility, Right, Weight, World)

"In almost every country there are elements of opinion which would welcome such a conclusion because they wish to return to the politics of the balance of power, unrestricted and unregulated armaments, international anarchy, and preparation for war."
- Arthur Henderson
(Related: Politics, War, Power, Anarchy, Balance, Country, Opinion, Preparation)

"Research has shown that even small amounts of processed food alter the chemical balance in our brain and cause negative mood swings along with noticeable dips ill energy."
- Marilu Henner
(Related: Food, Negative, Balance, Cause, Energy, Research)

"Action is at bottom a swinging and flailing of the arms to regain one's balance and keep afloat."
- Eric Hoffer
(Related: Action, Balance)

"We must have systems of checks and balances to make sure that those people who are making critical decisions for our country are held accountable, and nowhere is that more important than in the area of national security."
- Chris Van Hollen
(Related: People, Country, Decisions, National security)

"When you balance it against New Order, New Order don't work or tour relentlessly. We definitely work in our own way and sometimes it's a bit too slow for me, so I like to plan ahead and fill my time up."
- Peter Hook
(Related: Time, Work, Balance, Order)

"Disarm, disarm. The sword of murder is not the balance of justice. Blood does not wipe out dishonor, nor violence indicate possession."
- Julia Ward Howe
(Related: Balance, Blood, Justice, Murder, Possession, Violence)

"We get a ton of email; everybody does now. It gives us a kind of a pulse that you can feel.We hear people saying, thank you for being fair, for being balanced."
- Brit Hume
(Related: People, Being, Now, Saying)

"My sense about Greta is that people ought to wait and see and see if she doesn't indeed turn out to be as balanced as we hope and expect she will. But there you are."
- Brit Hume
(Related: People, Hope, Sense, Will)

"Our emphasis on political coverage from the day we were born here was well-founded, and we believe there were opportunities there that we could do it in a more interesting, appealing and balanced way."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Day)

"So I try not to do press and if you can keep the balance of keeping a certain degree of anonymity and do interesting work then you can hope for a degree of career longevity."
- Charlie Hunnam
(Related: Work, Hope, Balance, Career, Longevity, Press)

"We literally had all 10 teams alive for a playoff position in the final week of the season. That outstanding balance and those close races created a major surge in attendance in the last month of the season."
- Lamar Hunt
(Related: Balance)

"I agree that Ruskin has done much harm to counter balance much good in giving people the trick of talking about Art instead of really doing a little of it to enable them to understand."
- William H. Hunt
(Related: Art, People, Balance, Giving, Harm, Talking)

"I would vote to increase the debt limit if there was a corresponding level of cuts. And if there was some serious talk about a balanced budget amendment, which we as governors always had to deal with."
- Jon Huntsman, Jr.
(Related: Debt, Talk, Vote)

"Despite this lamentable lack of balance in our education I do not believe that either children or adults in my country are permeated by a widespread hostility to Germany."
- Douglas Hurd
(Related: Education, Balance, Children, Country, Germany)

"I very much prefer the balance in a scene to standing out and so you have to make a decision."
- William Hurt
(Related: Decision, Balance)

"My strength was that I am more balanced and calmer than most other riders."
- Miguel Indurain
(Related: Strength)

"You have a lot of people on the run and really don't have time to sit down and eat a balanced meal."
- Bo Jackson
(Related: Time, People)

"Touring and promoting and recording take a lot of time, it's just getting the right balance that's important."
- Jamelia
(Related: Time, Balance, Right)

"I think what I'm going to do is get more balance in my life to still be able to go out and play the hard rock 'n' roll and do what I like to do in music."
- Joan Jett
(Related: Life, Music, Balance, Play)

"We're on the verge of a financial collapse unless we balance the budget, and that means some really, really tough decisions."
- Gary Johnson
(Related: Financial, Balance, Decisions)

"I think the extent to which I have any balance at all, any mental balance, is because of being a farm kid and being raised in those isolated rural areas."
- James Earl Jones
(Related: Balance, Being)

"What we have to do is strike a balance between the idea that government should do everything and the idea, the belief, that government ought to do nothing. Strike a balance."
- Barbara Jordan
(Related: Government, Idea, Belief, Balance, Nothing)

"Shakespeare is the happy hunting ground of all minds that have lost their balance."
- James Joyce
(Related: Balance, Hunting, Shakespeare)

"I learned again that the mind-body-spirit connection has to be in balance."
- Wynonna Judd
(Related: Balance, Connection, Mind)

"The word "happiness" would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Meaning, Sadness, Word)

"Even a happy life cannot be without a measure of darkness, and the word happy would lose its meaning if it were not balanced by sadness. It is far better take things as they come along with patience and equanimity."
- Carl Jung
(Related: Life, Darkness, Meaning, Measure, Patience, Sadness, Word)

"American presence is, you know, the major cause of balance of power and the stability in this region."
- Kim Dae Jung
(Related: Power, American, Balance, Cause, Stability)

"Let me remind you of the old maxim: people under suspicion are better moving than at rest, since at rest they may be sitting in the balance without knowing it, being weighed together with their sins."
- Franz Kafka
(Related: People, Balance, Being, May, Old, Rest, Suspicion)

"It's not that there are no masters, but that there are many. And the job of the solicitor general is to balance those masters and to accommodate them all, each in their proper places, wisely and well and in so doing to represent the people of the United States."
- Elena Kagan
(Related: People, Balance, Job, states, United)

"Design is a constant challenge to balance comfort with luxe, the practical with the desirable."
- Donna Karan
(Related: Design, Balance, Challenge, Comfort)

"Everything in life... has to have balance."
- Donna Karan
(Related: Life, Balance)

"Is there something to be said for the writings of the Marquis? Is there something to be said for pornography? And is there something to be said against both? I hope our film is balanced and rich enough to encourage debate and discussion."
- Philip Kaufman
(Related: Hope, Debate, Film, Pornography)

"The proper balance between individual liberty and central authority is a very ancient problem."
- Arthur Keith
(Related: Authority, Balance, Liberty)

"Toleration is the greatest gift of the mind; it requires the same effort of the brain that it takes to balance oneself on a bicycle."
- Helen Keller
(Related: Balance, Effort, Mind)

"How seldom we weigh our neighbor in the same balance with ourselves."
- Thomas Kempis
(Related: Balance)

"A university anywhere can aim no higher than to be as British as possible for the sake of the undergraduates, as German as possible for the sake of the public at large-and as confused as possible for the preservation of the whole uneasy balance."
- Clark Kerr
(Related: Balance, Public, University)

"There's a new science out called orthomolecular medicine. You correct the chemical imbalance with amino acids and vitamins and minerals that are naturally in the body."
- Margot Kidder
(Related: Science, Body, Medicine)

"I think at some stage, I would love to have another child. I would love to settle into a relationship that was really important to me. I actually am not good at the balance at that."
- Nicole Kidman
(Related: Love, Balance)

"We've just learned how to balance ourselves a little better so that we're happier way more of the time than not, and, you know, being happy is a radical and desirable act if you ask me."
- Anthony Kiedis
(Related: Time, Act, Balance, Being, Radical)

"Balance, peace, and joy are the fruit of a successful life. It starts with recognizing your talents and finding ways to serve others by using them."
- Thomas Kinkade
(Related: Life, Peace, Successful, Balance, Joy)

"But all the money in the world cannot make you happy either, so there has to be a balance."
- Heidi Klum
(Related: Money, Balance, World)

"The powers of Congress are totally inadequate to preserve the balance between the respective States, and oblige them to do those things which are essential for their own welfare or for the general good."
- Henry Knox
(Related: Balance, Congress, states, Welfare)

"And if you cannot remain indifferent, you must resolve to throw your weight into that balance in which the fate and condition of man is weighed."
- Lajos Kossuth
(Related: Balance, Fate, Man, Weight)

"The beauty comes with the balance. Everyone should find his own balance in his personal as well as his professional life. Once you do so, you will feel and look beautiful."
- Karolina Kurkova
(Related: Beauty, Life, Balance, Will)

"One out of four people in this country is mentally unbalanced. Think of your three closes friends; if they seem OK, then you're the one."
- Ann Landers
(Related: People, Country, Friends)

"Fortunate indeed, is the man who takes exactly the right measure of himself, and holds a just balance between what he can acquire and what he can use."
- Peter Latham
(Related: Balance, Man, Measure, Right)

"Taste is the fundamental quality which sums up all the other qualities. It is the nec plus ultra of the intelligence. Through this alone is genius the supreme health and balance of all the faculties."
- Isidore Ducasse Lautreamont
(Related: Health, Intelligence, Quality, Genius, Balance, Taste)

"You need a balance in life between dealing with what's going on inside and not being so absorbed in yourself that it takes over."
- Nigella Lawson
(Related: Life, Balance, Being)

"In the case of Enron, we balance our positions all the time."
- Kenneth Lay
(Related: Time, Balance, Enron)

"Food is an important part of a balanced diet."
- Fran Lebowitz
(Related: Diet, Food)

"We shouldn't build a technology to colour, or grey out, what people say. The media in general is balanced, although there are a lot of issues to be addressed that the media rightly pick up on."
- Tim Berners Lee
(Related: Technology, People, Media)

"I've found constancy and balance between creativity and normality."
- Julian Lennon
(Related: Creativity, Balance, Constancy, Normality)

"One never comes into embarrassment, if one is ready to balance. To ask oneself never in embarrassment, what have you in these decades made."
- Siegfried Lenz
(Related: Balance, Embarrassment)

"Balance is overrated."
- Thomas Leonard
(Related: Balance)

"The foreign press seems obsessed with the Freedom Tower, as if it was the only thing going on here. In fact, we're trying to keep a huge juggling act in balance, with the tower as just one of the many balls in play."
- Daniel Libeskind
(Related: Act, Balance, Fact, Freedom, Play, Press, Trying)

"Global markets must be balanced by global values such as respect for human rights and international law, democracy, security and sustainable economic and environmental development."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Environmental, Development, Values, Democracy, Rights, Human rights, Law, Respect, Security)

"So, you need to balance it out with bigger and smaller movies."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Movies, Balance)

"I think that if you can achieve a balance, then you appease a lot of yourself and your career and what it takes to maintain in this business for a while."
- Ray Liotta
(Related: Business, Balance, Career)

"An excellent man, like precious metal, is in every way invariable; A villain, like the beams of a balance, is always varying, upwards and downwards."
- John Locke
(Related: Balance, Man)

"We're all in the service business. If you hire me to do a job I expect everybody else to be where I am. A little bit of crazy is good. It keeps things - balanced."
- Nia Long
(Related: Business, Job, Service)

"If anyone can figure out how to balance my celebrity and my dual careers in music and film, it's me. I don't feel frightened; I feel challenged."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Music, Balance, Careers, Celebrity, Film)

"Beauty is only skin deep. I think what's really important is finding a balance of mind, body and spirit."
- Jennifer Lopez
(Related: Beauty, Balance, Body, Deep, Mind, Skin, Spirit)

"Right now, I'd like to just continue on a series where I am doing good work with a balance of comedy and drama. That and do occasional features and movies."
- Mario Lopez
(Related: Movies, Work, Balance, Comedy, Drama, Now, Right)

"There are men who can write poetry, and there are men who can read balance sheets. The men who can read balance sheets cannot write."
- Henry R. Luce
(Related: Men, Poetry, Balance)

"One should see the world, and see himself as a scale with an equal balance of good and evil. When he does one good deed the scale is tipped to the good - he and the world is saved. When he does one evil deed the scale is tipped to the bad - he and the world is destroyed."
- Maimonides
(Related: Balance, Deed, Evil, World)

"I think there is something for all of us where you find a balance in your life, where you feel that everything you do isn't about your own creature comforts or satisfying your own appetites. Some of it has to be directed outward and there is a huge satisfaction in that."
- Wendie Malick
(Related: Life, Balance, Satisfaction)

"Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward."
- Maxwell Maltz
(Related: Balance, Man, Security, Sense)

"Education then, beyond all other devices of human origin, is the great equalizer of the conditions of men, the balance-wheel of the social machinery."
- Horace Mann
(Related: Education, Men, Balance)

"The force of passion is balanced by the force of interest."
- Jose Marti
(Related: Force, Interest, Passion)

"At times I experience hardship in trying to find the proper point of balance between traditional things and my own personality."
- Princess Masako
(Related: Experience, Balance, Hardship, Personality, Trying)

"What I dream of is an art of balance, of purity and serenity devoid of troubling or depressing subject matter - a soothing, calming influence on the mind, rather like a good armchair which provides relaxation from physical fatigue."
- Henri Matisse
(Related: Art, Dream, Balance, Fatigue, Influence, Mind, Purity, Relaxation, Serenity)

"Bob Hope, Red Skelton, and Eddie Cantor... help us keep our balance."
- Hattie McDaniel
(Related: Hope, Balance, Help)

"It is better to lose everything you have to keep the balance of justice level, than to live a life of petty privilege devoid of true freedom."
- Bryant H. McGill
(Related: Life, Balance, Freedom, Justice, Privilege)

"The good moral work of art should have all the qualities that a good amoral work of art should have, such as formal unity, balance, contrast, and a sensitivity to the material out of which it is made."
- Norman McLaren
(Related: Art, Work, Balance, Contrast, Sensitivity, Unity)

"A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues."
- Andrew Mellon
(Related: Idea, Common sense, Tax, Reform, Taxes)

"Hate is a draining bottomless pit from whence nothing good or of any value can come. Try to eat a balanced diet. Guys only want one thing."
- Christopher Meloni
(Related: Diet, Hate, Nothing, Value, Want)

"As in any technological revolution, there will be winners and losers. On balance, everyone will come out ahead, although there will be particular companies that will not be able to cope with a new environment."
- Ralph Merkle
(Related: Balance, Environment, Revolution, Will)

"Happiness is not a matter of intensity but of balance, order, rhythm and harmony."
- Thomas Merton
(Related: Happiness, Balance, Harmony, Order)

"It's always been really important for me to try to maintain a balanced life, professional and personal, and this was absolutely something that my husband and I had hoped for."
- Debra Messing
(Related: Life, Husband)

"I always try to balance the light with the heavy - a few tears of human spirit in with the sequins and the fringes."
- Bette Midler
(Related: Balance, Light, Spirit, Tears)

"The qualities of an exceptional cook are akin to those of a successful tightrope walker: an abiding passion for the task, courage to go out on a limb and an impeccable sense of balance."
- Bryan Miller
(Related: Successful, Courage, Balance, Passion, Sense)

"For the most part I'll probably do floor exercise and balance beam. Those are the two things that I do."
- Shannon Miller
(Related: Balance, Exercise)

"What I wanted to do was see if we couldn't balance the budget."
- Wilbur Mills
(Related: Balance)

"The point is to balance on the edge between musicality and content."
- Rick Moody
(Related: Balance, Content)

"The basic premise of the Constitution was a separation of powers and a system of checks and balances because man was perceived as a fallen creature and would always yearn for more power."
- Roy Moore
(Related: Power, Constitution, Man, Separation)

"I never go back and listen to the recorded document. The thrill comes when the balance can be attained. Everyone in the room can have a shared, communal rock experience."
- Thurston Moore
(Related: Experience, Balance)

"You want to balance the budget in this country? We change the salary structure for Congress and the President. Every year they don't balance the budget, we don't pay them."
- Daniel Keys Moran
(Related: Change, Balance, Congress, Country, President, Want)

"With honesty of purpose, balance, a respect for tradition, courage, and, above all, a philosophy of life, any young person who embraces the historical profession will find it rich in rewards and durable in satisfaction."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: Life, Courage, Honesty, Purpose, Balance, Philosophy, Profession, Respect, Satisfaction, Tradition, Will)

"Yet enthusiasm is no excuse for the historian going off balance. He should remind the reader that outcomes were neither inevitable nor foreordained, but subject to a thousand changes and chances."
- Samuel E. Morison
(Related: Enthusiasm, Balance)

"I was definitely living fast. I was working, traveling a lot, playing. I didn't stop. It all became unbalanced."
- Kate Moss
(Related: Living, Traveling)

"Nothing is unthinkable, nothing impossible to the balanced person, provided it comes out of the needs of life and is dedicated to life's further development."
- Lewis Mumford
(Related: Life, Development, Needs, Nothing)

"If the Republicans get control back of the United States Senate, we will no longer have a check and balance on the White House, on the Republican Congress."
- Patty Murray
(Related: Control, Balance, Congress, Republican, Republicans, Senate, states, United, Will)

"A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of "balance" and "deterrence"."
- Alva Myrdal
(Related: Balance)

"We must learn to balance the material wonders of technology with the spiritual demands of our human race."
- John Naisbitt
(Related: Technology, Balance, Race, Spiritual, Wonders)

"Your life will be a blessed and balanced experience if you first honor your identity and priority."
- Russell M. Nelson
(Related: Experience, Life, First, Honor, Identity, Will)

"At a time when we are dealing with unpredictable suppliers of energy abroad and higher gas costs at home, the decision to increase domestic energy exploration is integral to a balanced, common sense energy policy."
- Randy Neugebauer
(Related: Time, Home, Policy, Decision, Common sense, Energy, Exploration)

"Certain things do not effect me anymore, which is not always good. There is always commotion, but I notice that hardly anything affects me or puts me out of balance."
- Ruud van Nistelrooy
(Related: Balance, Effect)

"Problems arise in that one has to find a balance between what people need from you and what you need for yourself."
- Jessye Norman
(Related: People, Balance, Problems)

"I try to keep a balance between conceptional or intellectual comprehension and emotional understanding."
- Alva Noto
(Related: Balance, Understanding)

"But we will play 6, 7 new songs each evening, approximately a third in the concert. I think it's a good balance. It will be very interesting to see the public's reaction. But i think when we'll play the very first new piece, we will be scared."
- Ed O'Brien
(Related: Balance, Evening, First, Play, Public, Songs, Will)

"Despite the encouraging and wonderful gains and the changes for women which have occurred in my lifetime, there is still room to advance and to promote correction of the remaining deficiencies and imbalances."
- Sandra Day O'Connor
(Related: Women, Encouraging, Correction)

"Most people get a fair amount of fun out of their lives, but on balance life is suffering, and only the very young or the very foolish imagine otherwise."
- George Orwell
(Related: Life, People, Balance, Fun, Suffering)

"You have to find a balance with food in your life - you can't take out food. It can be absolutely terrifying."
- Carre Otis
(Related: Food, Life, Balance)

"I believe the Patriot Act strikes the right balance needed to protect our freedom and security."
- Bill Owens
(Related: Act, Balance, Freedom, Right, Security)

"But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the balance between hawks and doves, and have been in a position to determine who forms a coalition and who runs the country."
- Amos Oz
(Related: Balance, Country, Doves, Hawks, Leaders, Years)

"I don't think you can compromise, news either has integrity or it doesn't. It either is accurate, balanced and fair or it isn't."
- Richard Parsons
(Related: Compromise, Integrity, News)

"I believe in trying to get a balance between individual freedom on the one hand and social responsibility on the other."
- Chris Patten
(Related: Balance, Freedom, Responsibility, Trying)

"Faith gives you an inner strength and a sense of balance and perspective in life."
- Gregory Peck
(Related: Faith, Life, Strength, Balance, Perspective, Sense)

"The budget should be balanced, the treasury should be refilled, the public debt should be reduced and the arrogance of public officials should be controlled."
- Ross Perot
(Related: Arrogance, Debt, Public)

"When I interview celebrities, I always try to throw them off balance. My favorite is to ask 'em about crazy sex stuff like donkey punches and Monroe transfers. Works every time."
- Rachel Perry
(Related: Time, Sex, Balance, Favorite)

"We can't have deficit spending in Texas. You have to balance your budget every two years."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Balance, Years)

"Our goal is to displace the entrenched powers in Washington, restore the rightful balance between the state and federal government."
- Rick Perry
(Related: Government, Goal, Balance, State, Washington)

"I particularly recognize that reasonable people can disagree as to what that proper balance or blend is between privacy and security and safety."
- John Pistole
(Related: People, Balance, Privacy, Safety, Security)

"But life is long. And it is the long run that balances the short flare of interest and passion."
- Sylvia Plath
(Related: Life, Interest, Passion)

"Prosperity is no just scale; adversity is the only balance to weigh friends."
- Plutarch
(Related: Adversity, Balance, Friends, Prosperity)

"An imbalance between rich and poor is the oldest and most fatal ailment of all republics."
- Plutarch
(Related: Poor)

"It is the harmony of the diverse parts, their symmetry, their happy balance; in a word it is all that introduces order, all that gives unity, that permits us to see clearly and to comprehend at once both the ensemble and the details."
- Henri Poincare
(Related: Balance, Harmony, Order, Unity, Word)

"Without the potato, the balance of European power might never have tilted north."
- Michael Pollan
(Related: Power, Balance)

"Bodies which contain a greater proportion of water than is necessary to balance the other elements, are speedily corrupted, and lose their virtues and properties."
- Marcus V. Pollio
(Related: Balance, Water)

"We need to make sure that the fast-growing States and the balance of States in this country have as much information as available because I cannot imagine the pain as a parent myself of having my child molested by someone in our schools."
- Jon Porter
(Related: Balance, Country, Information, Pain, Schools, states)

"When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take - choose the bolder."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Action, Mind)

"A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values."
- Ezra Pound
(Related: Civilization, Values, Balance, Man, Question, Will)

"We are all trying to balance our careers and children and give as much of ourselves and our time to them. You work and have a husband, and projects, and friends. It is a balancing act."
- Kelly Preston
(Related: Time, Work, HusbAct, Balance, Careers, Children, Friends, Projects, Trying)

"Some Italians are geniuses, but you have to find a balance."
- Alain Prost
(Related: Balance)

"I find it satisfying and intellectually stimulating to work with the intensity, brevity, balance and word play of the short story."
- Annie Proulx
(Related: Work, Balance, Brevity, Play, Word)

"A well balanced, inclusive approach, according to certain standards and ideals, is essential for the proper governance of any country."
- Laisenia Qarase
(Related: Country, Ideals)

"To try to correct imbalances with trade restrictions is a grave error."
- Rodrigo Rato
(Related: Error, Grave, Trade)

"The most general law in nature is equity-the principle of balance and symmetry which guides the growth of forms along the lines of the greatest structural efficiency."
- Herbert Read
(Related: Nature, Growth, Balance, Efficiency, Law)

"I organized Sweet Honey In The Rock in 1973. The music was sanity and balance."
- Bernice Johnson Reagon
(Related: Music, Balance, Sanity)

"I don't know if it's a sign of all the chaos that is happening out there or not, but I've lately craved the structure and order of classical music, the balance and symmetry."
- Helen Reddy
(Related: Music, Balance, Chaos, Order)

"So to hope to be able to have peace, to be able to have justice and environmental balance, are consequences of our behavior, not just our intentions."
- Godfrey Reggio
(Related: Environmental, Peace, Hope, Balance, Behavior, Consequences, Intentions, Justice)

"I believe as human beings we are out of balance, out of synch with the earth."
- Kevin Richardson
(Related: Balance, Earth)

"It was extremely hard going from being a parent of one to a parent of three, because now all these instant decisions have to be made about how you balance out the time and attention between them."
- Patricia Richardson
(Related: Time, Attention, Balance, Being, Decisions, Now)

"True stability results when presumed order and presumed disorder are balanced. A truly stable system expects the unexpected, is prepared to be disrupted, waits to be transformed."
- Tom Robbins
(Related: Disorder, Results, Stability)

"But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want."
- Anita Roddick
(Related: Life, Balance, Freedom, Living, Sense, Want)

"I think DOOM had just the right mix of elements that keep people coming back to it: great monsters, excellent weapons with great balance, a spooky environment and extreme speed."
- John Romero
(Related: People, Balance, Environment, Extreme, Right, Weapons)

"The marketplace can handle this. The laws are there. The courts have shown a consistent ability to find a balance between copyright owners and copyright users."
- Hilary Rosen
(Related: Ability, Balance, Laws)

"My guess is there are more women in the TV industry then there are on Wall Street. But it's that same idea of having to play in a man's world and finding that balance without being always stereotyped as a bitch."
- Charlotte Ross
(Related: Women, Idea, Balance, Being, Man, Play, World)

"I was very immature when I was young, and for me there was no balance. Everything was just all or nothing."
- Mickey Rourke
(Related: Balance, Nothing)

"Breaks balance out. The sun don't shine on the same ol' dog's rear end every day."
- Darrell Royal
(Related: Balance, Day, End, Sun)

"My private measure of success is daily. If this were to be the last day of my life would I be content with it? To live in a harmonious balance of commitments and pleasures is what I strive for."
- Jane Rule
(Related: Life, Success, Balance, Content, Day, Measure)

"After that I couldn't show my face outside. I lost my identity and balance. I was still living with my parents, and they were my only friends. For so many people, this thing with the nurse was confirmation that I must be mad or mentally ill."
- Mathias Rust
(Related: People, Balance, Friends, Identity, Living, Parents)

"Being in a band is always a compromise. Provided that the balance is good, what you lose in compromise, you gain by collaboration."
- Mike Rutherford
(Related: Balance, Being, Collaboration, Compromise, Gain)

"The time I save setting up and cleaning up probably balances out by the time I spend on output."
- Buffy Sainte-Marie
(Related: Time)

"While it is important to maintain a balanced approach to solving our nation's energy problems, we must commit ourselves to recognize some areas as 'off limits,' and the Artic National Wildlife Reserve is a national symbol of that commitment."
- Ken Salazar
(Related: Commitment, Energy, Limits, Nation, Problems, Symbol, Wildlife)

"Our censorship has sort of gotten a little too far. Too much censorship is just as bad as having none at all. Children need to be exposed to things, because if they don't see it, eventually, it's not like it's not going to happen, but it's just that there needs to be a balance."
- Zoe Saldana
(Related: Balance, Censorship, Children, Needs)

"Almost every wise saying has an opposite one, no less wise, to balance it."
- George Santayana
(Related: Balance, Saying)

"Now, Tim has been really, really busy, and it's been my job now to kind of deal with everything. And trying to figure out how we balance that, logistically it's a nightmare. But these little jobs make it much easier."
- Susan Sarandon
(Related: Balance, Job, Jobs, Now, Trying)

"Democracy is the only system capable of reflecting the humanist premise of equilibrium or balance. The key to its secret is the involvement of the citizen."
- John Ralston Saul
(Related: Balance, Democracy, Key)

"What is the essence of America? Finding and maintaining that perfect, delicate balance between freedom "to" and freedom "from.""
- Marilyn vos Savant
(Related: America, Balance, Freedom)

"Television news is a delicate balance of serving public good and private gain."
- Jessica Savitch
(Related: Balance, Gain, News, Public, Television)

"I think on balance, Don King has been bad for boxing. I think he's done some very good things and I think he did a heck of a job of promoting Ali but I think I could have promoted Ali."
- Dick Schaap
(Related: Balance, Boxing, Job)

"The desire for security must be balanced with our regard for liberty."
- Samuel Schmid
(Related: Desire, Liberty, Security)

"Some people must go to extremes to get the world in balance for themselves. Some can't bear bright lights, so wherever they go they search for the dark; they turn the lights down, anything to sustain some level of comfort."
- Julian Schnabel
(Related: People, Balance, Comfort, Extremes, World)

"Often for hors d'oeuvres, I serve room temperature vegetables, something like that, so that the main course might be quite rich but the first course has balanced it out."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: First)

"Using lots of fresh foods, fruits and vegetables, helps to keep the menu buoyant - I don't know if that's the right word, but it keeps a balance of freshness and health."
- Sally Schneider
(Related: Health, Balance, Right, Word)

"We are on the precipice of a crisis, a Constitutional crisis. The checks and balances, which have been at the core of this Republic, are about to be evaporated by the nuclear option. The checks and balances that say if you get 51% of the vote, you don't get your way 100% of the time. It is amazing, it's almost a temper tantrum."
- Charles Schumer
(Related: Time, Crisis, Temper, Vote)

"I certainly wasn't able to get it when I was a kid growing up on the Lower East Side; it was very hard at that time for me to balance what I really believed was the right way to live with the violence I saw all around me - I saw too much of it among the people I knew."
- Martin Scorsese
(Related: Time, People, Balance, Growing up, Right, Violence)

"I think we're probably more unified than ever before because we're in a battle for survival. Not only for survival as the Republican Party, but survival of the check and balance system in our government."
- Bill Scott
(Related: Government, Survival, Balance, Battle, Party, Republican)

"Some missionaries are giants in the Spirit and pygmies in skills in the Spirit. Work hard to develop a balance. Your leaders, and you, should teach the skills to each other."
- Richard G. Scott
(Related: Work, Balance, Giants, Leaders, Missionaries, Spirit)

"The crucial task of old age is balance: keeping just well enough, just brave enough, just gay and interested and starkly honest enough to remain a sentient human being."
- Florida Scott-Maxwell
(Related: Age, Being, Gay, Old)

"I make money using my brains and lose money listening to my heart. But in the long run my books balance pretty well."
- Kate Seredy
(Related: Money, Heart, Balance, Books, Listening, Pretty)

"Well, first of all, let's go right to it. We're going to balance the budget. We should live within our own means, and we should read the bills and work with the American people."
- Jeff Sessions
(Related: Work, People, American, Balance, First, Right)

"And Big Night, I think by the end the brothers find that balance, when they touch each other on the shoulder over breakfast and it's understood that what should never have driven them apart almost drove them apart. I think that's a true moment."
- Tony Shalhoub
(Related: Balance, Brothers, End, Night)

"There are certain people within the new government who have a slightly disturbing tendency toward authoritarianism, but there are so many checks and balances that in that way their noises are just noises."
- Jonathan Shapiro
(Related: Government, People)

"Songwriting is the other weight on the opposite side of the scale from touring. They balance me out creatively."
- Tommy Shaw
(Related: Balance, Weight)

"The words are ludicrous at times, but you add the reality to it and that gives it the balance it has."
- Alia Shawkat
(Related: Balance, Reality, Words)

"People might say I'm difficult, but did you ever hear anyone describe a label as 'difficult'? By nature, artists should challenge. When they call you difficult, it is a reflection of the imbalance of power."
- Michelle Shocked
(Related: Power, Nature, People, Artists, Challenge, Reflection)

"One must strike the right balance between speed and quality."
- Clare Short
(Related: Quality, Balance, Right)

"A good balance of winning and losing is important. If you just win all the time, you won't get anything out of it; having some tough losses can be really important."
- Andrew Shue
(Related: Time, Winning, Balance, Losing)

"As you get older you learn some balance and mediation in your life - that's where I am right now. I feel pretty comfortable about things."
- Christian Slater
(Related: Life, Balance, Now, Pretty, Right)

"In these difficult financial times for so many of our districts, as our local leaders strive to balance their budgets by cutting services, we would be irresponsible not to invest in the arts."
- Louise Slaughter
(Related: Financial, Balance, Budgets, Leaders)

"When you cannot make up your mind which of two evenly balanced courses of action you should take - choose the bolder."
- William J. Slim
(Related: Action, Mind)

"In today's society we sometimes forget to balance our hearts and our heads; this is the reason we stop laughing."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Society, Balance, Forget, Reason, Today)

"Balance is so important in our lives. In our busy world, we can give ourselves balance between thinking and feeling."
- Yakov Smirnoff
(Related: Balance, Feeling, Thinking, World)

"In art and dream may you proceed with abandon. In life may you proceed with balance and stealth."
- Patti Smith
(Related: Art, Life, Dream, Balance, May)

"The United States as usual has a sizable deficit in the current account of its balance of payments, trade account and other current accounts, current account items."
- Robert C. Solomon
(Related: Balance, states, Trade, United)

"So if the euro, if Euroland is to become a reserve center, if the euro is to become a reserve currency, Euroland will have to have a deficit in its overall balance of payments."
- Robert C. Solomon
(Related: Balance, Will)

"Back in those days, in the fifties and sixties, countries had balance of payment's deficits or surpluses, those were reflected much more than today in movements of reserves among countries."
- Robert C. Solomon
(Related: Balance, Countries, Today)

"I have my hormones balanced. Most doctors are giving women synthetic hormones, which just eliminate the symptoms, but it's doing nothing to actually replace the hormones you have lost. Without our hormones we die."
- Suzanne Somers
(Related: Women, Doctors, Giving, Nothing)

"The truth is balance. However the opposite of truth, which is unbalance, may not be a lie."
- Susan Sontag
(Related: Truth, Lie, Balance, May)

"I want my life to effect the balance to the positive."
- Mira Sorvino
(Related: Life, Positive, Balance, Effect, Want)

"With my academic achievement in high school I was accepted rather readily at Princeton and equally as fast at Yale, but my test scores were not comparable to that of my classmates. And that's been shown by statistics, there are reasons for that - there are cultural biases built into testing, and that was one of the motivations for the concept of affirmative action to try to balance out those effects."
- Sonia Sotomayor
(Related: Achievement, Action, Balance, School, Statistics, Testing)

"There is much modern music that is better adapted to a wind combination than to a string, although for obvious reasons originally scored for an orchestra. If in such cases the interpretation is equal to the composition the balance of a wind combination is more satisfying."
- John Philip Sousa
(Related: Music, Balance, Obvious, Wind)

"The real goal should be reduced government spending, rather than balanced budgets achieved by ever rising tax rates to cover ever rising spending."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Government, Goal, Budgets, Tax)

"Balanced budget requirements seem more likely to produce accounting ingenuity than genuinely balanced budgets."
- Thomas Sowell
(Related: Budgets)

"I know I always worked hard on making sure we came out with the best possible product and of course we were working with four other people, you have to balance that as well."
- Chris Squire
(Related: People, Balance)

"I don't know of anybody's political bias at CBS News. We try very hard to get any opinion that we have out of our stories, and most of our stories are balanced."
- Lesley Stahl
(Related: News, Opinion)

"The fight training was very extensive, a lot of stretching, a lot of coordination of balance exercises."
- Jason Statham
(Related: Balance, Fight, Training)

"The Spy Act strikes a right balance between preserving legitimate and benign uses of this technology, while still, at the same time, protecting unwitting consumers from the harm caused when it is misused and, of course, designed for nefarious purposes."
- Cliff Stearns
(Related: Technology, Time, Act, Balance, Harm, Right)

"I have a microphone on one ankle and an ankle bracelet on the other, so I'm well balanced today."
- Martha Stewart
(Related: Today)

"The President so far has struck me as a man who is trying hard to keep his balance. He certainly has been very receptive to all my efforts in these directions."
- Henry L. Stimson
(Related: Balance, Man, President, Trying)

"I've never lost perspective on who I am. Well, maybe briefly, but generally I'm pretty balanced."
- Sting
(Related: Perspective, Pretty)

"And harmony means that the relationship between all the elements used in a composition is balanced, is good."
- Karlheinz Stockhausen
(Related: Harmony)

"No change in the balance of political parties can alter the general determination that no class should be excluded from contributing to and sharing responsibility for the state."
- Gustav Stresemann
(Related: Change, Determination, Balance, Class, Responsibility, Sharing, State)

"I personally take cues directly from the script, then I like to surprise the other actors. But you must maintain control on a level and see how far you can go up, down or out emotionally. You have to balance the craft with spontaneity."
- Lusia Strus
(Related: Control, Actors, Balance, Spontaneity)

"I believe our foreign assistance should be scrutinized, should be debated, and that we should strike the right balance, but in all cases the foreign assistance that we provide around the world should be used to further our national security interests."
- John Sununu
(Related: Balance, National security, Right, World)

"I took several years of dance lessons that included ballet, tap and jazz. They helped a great deal with body control, balance, a sense of rhythm, and timing."
- Lynn Swann
(Related: Dance, Control, Balance, Ballet, Body, Jazz, Sense, Years)

"If one knows only what one is told, one does not know enough to be able to arrive at a well-balanced decision."
- Leo Szilard
(Related: Decision)

"Conciliation is not capitulation, nor is compromise to be deemed equivalent to imbalanced concession."
- Jalal Talabani
(Related: Compromise)

"The fact that I'm going to be unsuccessful at times is pretty well-balanced by the fact that I'm going to be successful at others."
- Rod Taylor
(Related: Successful, Fact, Pretty)

"The talk about balance, nuclear balance, seems to me to be metaphysical and doesn't seem to be real at all."
- E. P. Thompson
(Related: Balance, Talk)

"It is remarkable how many misconceptions there are here about life in the developing world and I think that that knowledge gap has done a lot to contribute to the imbalance quite frankly."
- Emma Thompson
(Related: Life, Knowledge, Remarkable, World)

"All audiences should be slightly off balance."
- Richard Thompson
(Related: Audiences, Balance)

"Idealistic reformers are dangerous because their idealism has no roots in love, but is simply a hysterical and unbalanced rage for order amidst their own chaos."
- William Irwin Thompson
(Related: Love, Chaos, Idealism, Order)

"We should restore a proper balance in environmental regulation and energy production that is based on common sense, not political agendas."
- Mac Thornberry
(Related: Environmental, Balance, Common sense, Energy, Production)

"I wouldn't change a thing - except my bank balance."
- Johnny Thunders
(Related: Change, Balance)

"Maintaining checks and balances on the power of the Judiciary Branch and the other two branches is vital to keep the form of government set up by our Founding Fathers."
- Todd Tiahrt
(Related: Government, Power, Fathers, Founding)

"Balance is key: I need to be successful in my career to feel fulfilled, be surrounded by people I care about to share it with, and have my health to be able to do the things I love to do!"
- Kiana Tom
(Related: Health, Love, People, Successful, Balance, Care, Career)

"As people grow up and they want more freedom, it's on an individual basis, children want to have more freedom, you've got to allow that, so how do you balance it. I would say let it evolve, move as quickly or slowly as people would like to move."
- Goh Chok Tong
(Related: People, Balance, Children, Freedom, Want)

"The Geometer has the special privilege to carry out, by abstraction, all constructions by means of the intellect. Who, then, would wish to prevent me from freely considering figures hanging on a balance imagined to be at an infinite distance beyond the confines of the world?"
- Evangelista Torricelli
(Related: Balance, Infinite, Intellect, Privilege, World)

"Just as your car runs more smoothly and requires less energy to go faster and farther when the wheels are in perfect alignment, you perform better when your thoughts, feelings, emotions, goals, and values are in balance."
- Brian Tracy
(Related: Car, Feelings, Goals, Thoughts, Values, Balance, Emotions, Energy)

"If you're interested in 'balancing' work and pleasure, stop trying to balance them. Instead make your work more pleasurable."
- Donald Trump
(Related: Work, Balance, Pleasure, Trying)

"Diplomacy means all the wicked devices of the Old World, spheres of influence, balances of power, secret treaties, triple alliances, and, during the interim period, appeasement of Fascism."
- Barbara Tuchman
(Related: Power, Diplomacy, Fascism, Influence, Old, World)

"Nicotine is both a stimulant and a depressant, so that can make one feel quite imbalanced."
- Christy Turlington
"When you are balanced and when you listen and attend to the needs of your body, mind, and spirit, your natural beauty comes out."
- Christy Turlington
(Related: Beauty, Body, Mind, Needs, Spirit)

"Let's face it. Umpiring is not an easy or happy way to make a living. In the abuse they suffer, and the pay they get for it, you see an imbalance that can only be explained by their need to stay close to a game they can't resist."
- Bob Uecker
(Related: Abuse, Living)

"Daily life is governed by an economic system in which the production and consumption of insults tends to balance out."
- Raoul Vaneigem
(Related: Life, Balance, Insults, Production)

"Clarity is the counterbalance of profound thoughts."
- Marquis De Vauvenargues
(Related: Thoughts, Clarity)

"I don't like balance. Balance is not a word you can use in Versace fashion."
- Donatella Versace
(Related: Balance, Fashion, Word)

"Of course, tax revenues have ended up being substantially higher than they were at the time these dire projections were made, and we are very close now to having a balanced budget. All that has been very helpful."
- Charles Vest
(Related: Time, Being, Tax, Now)

"The insane pursuit of the holy grail of a balanced budget in the end is going to drive the economy into a depression."
- William Vickrey
(Related: Depression, Economy, End, Pursuit)

"There is no real justification for a requirement that a budget of any sort should be balanced, except as a rallying point for those who seek to hamstring government."
- William Vickrey
(Related: Government, Justification)

"Deficits do not in themselves produce inflation, nor does a balanced budget assure a stable price level."
- William Vickrey
(Related: Inflation)

"Balancing a nominal budget will solve nothing, and attempting to achieve such a spurious balance will produce much mischief."
- William Vickrey
(Related: Balance, Nothing, Will)

"It's insane to try to balance the budget."
- William Vickrey
(Related: Balance)

"The mers were also designed to reproduce only at long intervals, in order to maintain the natural balance of the environment in which they were placed."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Balance, Environment, Order)

"Humans are upsetting a fragile balance that their own human ancestors established."
- Joan D. Vinge
(Related: Balance)

"Nuclear weapons offer us nothing but a balance of terror, and a balance of terror is still terror."
- George Wald
(Related: Balance, Nothing, Terror, Weapons)

"You know, it's a different world now, but to skip ahead and really answer your question, only in the last five years did I find what I call holy maturity, finding the balance, finding the right person in my life so that I could live a normal life."
- Burt Ward
(Related: Life, Balance, Maturity, Now, Question, Right, World, Years)

"A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life."
- William Arthur Ward
(Related: Humor, Life, Balance, Sense)

"It was immediately apparent that it was full of tricky ingredients to balance. In fact, I found it very intriguing. What held me back from saying yes to the producer was that I wasn't sure who could play Truman."
- Peter Weir
(Related: Balance, Fact, Play, Saying)

"In summary, the Romans were opposed to tyranny in any form; and the feature of government to which they gave the most thought was an elaborate system of checks and balances."
- Robert Welch
(Related: Government, Thought, Tyranny)

"It is vain to expect a well-balanced government without a well-balanced society."
- Gideon Welles
(Related: Government, Society)

"The American polity is infected with a serious imbalance of power between elites and masses, a power which is the principal threat to our democracy."
- Paul Wellstone
(Related: Power, American, Democracy)

"In this age of consumerism film criticism all over the world - in America first but also in Europe - has become something that caters for the movie industry instead of being a counterbalance."
- Wim Wenders
(Related: Age, America, Being, Criticism, Europe, Film, First, World)

"With the rise of America, the global balance of power shifted away from the old European powers."
- Armstrong Williams
(Related: Power, America, Balance, Old)

"I definitely have found a balance. I've had so many offers in the past to do different movies or different things and I always choose tournaments over it."
- Serena Williams
(Related: Movies, Balance, Past)

"We need a balanced, long term energy policy to reduce our dependence on foreign oil and preserve the beauty of the land we love."
- Heather Wilson
(Related: Beauty, Love, Policy, Dependence, Energy, Land, Oil)

"I have long felt that it is readers and viewers of conservative media who could benefit from a more balanced discussion of what is at stake in our policy and the actions of our government."
- Joe Wilson
(Related: Government, Policy, Actions, Conservative, Media)

"The trick of making movies in this culture is how to not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made - and that's a tricky balance."
- Alex Winter
(Related: Movies, Balance, Culture, Order)

"That said, my kids are at home right now with my husband and I'm missing something important at my daughter's school which makes me feel sick inside. It's a lot of balance and a lot of really hard decision making."
- Reese Witherspoon
(Related: Home, HusbDaughter, Decision, Balance, Kids, Now, Right, School)

"Well, first of all the Dominion Bureau of Statistics made a survey in the spring of 1970, which showed that on balance the difference in the cost of living between Canadian cities and American cities was 5 % to the advantage, of course, to the Canadian cities."
- Leonard Woodcock
(Related: American, Balance, Cities, Difference, First, Living, Spring, Statistics)

"In therapy I have learned the importance of keeping spiritual life and professional life balanced. I need to regain my balance."
- Tiger Woods
(Related: Life, Balance, Importance, Spiritual, Therapy)

"The course of the flight up and down was exceedingly erratic, partly due to the irregularity of the air, and partly to lack of experience in handling this machine. The control of the front rudder was difficult on account of its being balanced too near the center."
- Orville Wright
(Related: Experience, Control, Being, Machine)

"It's all in how you arrange the thing... the careful balance of the design is the motion."
- Andrew Wyeth
(Related: Design, Balance)

"And I think that the environment is one very strong way to counterbalance the chaotic nature of our life."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Life, Nature, Environment)

"I feel this is very important for us to have serene buildings because our civilization is chaotic as it is, you see; our whole machine age has brought about a chaos that has to be somehow counterbalanced, I think."
- Minoru Yamasaki
(Related: Age, Civilization, Chaos, Machine)

"I balanced all, brought all to mind, the years to come seemed waste of breath, a waste of breath the years behind, in balance with this life, this death."
- William Butler Yeats
(Related: Death, Life, Balance, Mind, Waste, Years)

"In my own mind, we are a much happier and much more functional family and a much more well balanced group of individual s both off and on the stage - in the current incarnation."
- James Young
(Related: Family, Mind)

"Balanced is probably what I am, although that's just a polite way to say that you don't do anything very well."
- Steve Yzerman
"If the blood humor is too strong and robust, calm it with balance and harmony."
- Xun Zi
(Related: Humor, Balance, Blood, Harmony)

"I believe that being successful means having a balance of success stories across the many areas of your life. You can't truly be considered successful in your business life if your home life is in shambles."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Business, Home, Life, Success, Successful, Balance, Being)

"The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty."
- Zig Ziglar
(Related: Love, Success, Faith, Character, Honesty, Integrity, Loyalty)

"Many good qualities are not sufficient to balance a single want - the want of money."
- Johann Georg Zimmermann
(Related: Money, Balance, Want)