Quotes and Sayings about Credibility
"You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how the character will react. You have to tweak your credibility a little bit, is basically what it comes down to."
- Richard Dean Anderson
(Related: Character, Credibility, Will)
"The public impression is that the government, industry or the highest bidder can buy a scientist to add credibility to any message. That crucial quality of impartiality is being lost."
- Johnny Ball
(Related: Government, Quality, Impression, Being, Credibility, Public)
"Governing today means giving acceptable signs of credibility. It is like advertising and it is the same effect that is achieved - commitment to a scenario."
- Jean Baudrillard
(Related: Advertising, Commitment, Credibility, Effect, Giving, Today)
"General Musharraf needs my participation to give credibility to the electoral process, as well as to respect the fundamental right of all those who wish to vote for me."
- Benazir Bhutto
(Related: Credibility, Needs, Participation, Respect, Right, Vote)
"Complainant received immediate lacerations of the credibility."
- Jimmy Breslin
"I cite these events because I think they underline two very disturbing phenomena - the loss of U.S. international credibility, the growing U.S. international isolation."
- Zbigniew Brzezinski
(Related: Credibility, Events, Isolation, Loss)
"The second is the damage to the credibility and independence of a free press which may be caused by covert relationships with the U.S. journalists and media organizations."
- Frank Church
(Related: Credibility, Independence, May, Media, Press, Relationships)
"Matthew being a constant attendant on our Lord, his history is an account of what he saw and heard; and, being influenced by the Holy Spirit, his history is entitled to the utmost degree of credibility."
- Adam Clarke
(Related: History, Being, Credibility, Spirit)
"For every credibility gap there is a gullibility gap."
- Richard Cobden
"They keep the song as street as it needs to be. It's got a good catchy hook where it can do what it needs to do on the radio, but they keep the song street where it will keep credibility in the hood."
- Jermaine Dupri
(Related: Credibility, Needs, Song, Will)
"It's hard to know now who, if anyone, in the media has any credibility."
- Howard Fineman
(Related: Credibility, Media, Now)
"To those who don't want the truth about Kennedy's assassination to become known, the very repetition of a charge lends it a certain credibility, since people have a tendency to believe that where there's smoke, there's fire."
- Jim Garrison
(Related: Truth, People, Assassination, Credibility, Fire, Repetition, Want)
"Proceeding further, to inquire whether the facts related by the Four Evangelists are proved by competent and satisfactory evidence, we are led, first, to consider on which side lies the burden of establishing the credibility of the witnesses."
- Simon Greenleaf
(Related: Burden, Credibility, Facts, First, Lies)
"Those are just some of the people whom we interviewed in the documentary, but that should provide you with a good sense of the credibility of the individuals who bolster the case that this administration lied us into a war."
- Robert Greenwald
(Related: War, People, Credibility, Sense)
"Constantly there's a credibility issue; you're judged on how you look. If you look good, people assume you aren't credible. It's a battle you'll always fight if you're on TV and a female."
- Lisa Guerrero
(Related: People, Battle, Credibility, Fight)
"Foreign policy will require a strategic agility that, whenever possible, gets ahead of problems, strengthens U.S. security and alliances, and promotes American interests and credibility."
- Chuck Hagel
(Related: Policy, American, Credibility, Foreign policy, Problems, Security, Will)
"When Bush first got elected, the very first time there was talk of going to war with Iraq, the mainstream media gave his position total credibility. I didn't get it then, and I don't get it now."
- Ed Harris
(Related: Time, War, Credibility, First, Iraq, Media, Now, Talk)
"Naturally we need black men to give this movie serious credibility."
- Walter Hill
(Related: Men, Credibility)
"The Commission has five commissioners from each side, plus three alternates, so all together sixteen members, people who are independent from the two governments, who have a lot of integrity, professional competence, and who have credibility in their respective countries."
- Jose Ramos Horta
(Related: People, Competence, Countries, Credibility, Integrity)
"In America today, if your sensibilities are offended by something that has happened, you get an enormous amount of credibility and are taken very seriously."
- Brit Hume
(Related: America, Credibility, Today)
"In the end, you make your reputation and you have your success based upon credibility and being able to provide people who are really hungry for information what they want."
- Brit Hume
(Related: Success, People, Being, Credibility, End, Information, Reputation, Want)
"This Bush administration has a growing credibility gap, maybe even a credibility chasm, on environmental policy. The President has lost the trust of the American people when it comes to the environment."
- Jim Jeffords
(Related: Environmental, Trust, People, Policy, American, Credibility, President)
"Our alliances and our credibility are crucial elements of our working capital in advancing America's interests in the world, and they have been eroded over the last four years."
- Patrick Leahy
(Related: America, Credibility, World, Years)
"The intelligence failures with respect to Iraq were massive and have damaged our credibility around the world."
- Carl Levin
(Related: Intelligence, Credibility, Iraq, Respect, World)
"We need a reform of the Security Council. It must be perceived as truly representative by all the 191 member states, to uphold the credibility and legitimacy of the UN as the main political arena."
- Anna Lindh
(Related: Credibility, Reform, Security, states)
"The fundamental problem is that there's no credibility in the judicial system, which is a system that's been completely politicized. This is retaliation and selective repression."
- Leopoldo Lopez
(Related: Credibility, Repression)
"President Bush is supporting Arnold but a lot of Republicans are not, because he is actually quite liberal. Karl Rove said if his father wasn't a Nazi, he wouldn't have any credibility with conservatives at all."
- Bill Maher
(Related: Father, Credibility, Liberal, President, Republicans)
"If I were less than honest as a critic, I think people would spot that right away, and it would destroy my credibility."
- Leonard Maltin
(Related: People, Credibility, Right)
"And yet, you do not throw out some of the great minds of the Church - and people in Church history - and say they have no credibility because they committed a sin or made a mistake."
- Walter Martin
(Related: History, Mistake, People, Church, Credibility, Sin)
"I'm really fed up with all the credibility talk. A lot of times it seems to be more important than the music. Well, I guess for a lot of people it actually is. We don't care for credibility."
- Mark McGrath
(Related: Music, People, Care, Credibility, Talk)
"It's funny; we never had anything like credibility. Even though we all have some sort of punk-rock background, but so what? I really don't care about that. What's credibility anyway? Who has credibility?"
- Mark McGrath
(Related: Funny, Care, Credibility, Punk)
"It is never too late to regain our credibility around the world."
- Marty Meehan
(Related: Credibility, World)
"I think a lot of young kids at school are very conscious of trying to keep credibility in case they kind of stand out in a crowd and get bullied by trying to stay cool and stuff. And my whole thing, all the way through school, was I was just a goof... I didn't care."
- Dominic Monaghan
(Related: Care, Credibility, Kids, School, Trying)
"I have, I think, afforded every opportunity that could be reasonably expected, to judge of my credibility."
- Maria Monk
(Related: Opportunity, Credibility)
"All credibility, all good conscience, all evidence of truth come only from the senses."
- Friedrich Nietzsche
(Related: Truth, Conscience, Credibility, Senses)
"The Times' new credibility committee report that was issued on Monday very specifically said they will be putting in a policy that reporters must get permission from their department heads to appear on television, which I think is a really good thing."
- Daniel Okrent
(Related: Policy, Committee, Credibility, Television, Will)
"I'm not doing this to be a pop star. I've had plenty of money and attention. I'm doing it for credibility."
- Lisa Marie Presley
(Related: Money, Attention, Credibility)
"I believe 'credibility' is one of the biggest issues yet to be addressed by Internet advertisers."
- Jef I. Richards
"You may be right that people say: 'You know what, we had Obama. He was inexperienced. The guy had great rhetoric, sounded good, looked good, but has turned out to be an utter disaster. I want someone where I have confidence and credibility that they're up to the job and that I can trust what they tell me.'"
- Karl Rove
(Related: Trust, People, Confidence, Credibility, Disaster, Job, May, Rhetoric, Right, Want)
"American credibility in the war on terrorism depends on a strong stand against all terrorist acts, whether committed by foe or friend."
- Arlen Specter
(Related: War, Friend, American, Credibility, Terrorism)
"I don't care about motivation. I care about credibility."
- Eliot Spitzer
(Related: Motivation, Care, Credibility)
"The endorsement of respected conservative Republican officeholders and politicians is particularly important at this time as to destroy Reagan's credibility as a loyal Republican."
- Robert Teeter
(Related: Time, Conservative, Credibility, Politicians, Republican)
"I covered two presidents, LBJ and Nixon, who could no longer convince, persuade, or govern, once people had decided they had no credibility, but we seem to be more tolerant now of what I think we should not tolerate."
- Helen Thomas
(Related: People, Credibility, Nixon, Now)
"You don't want your credibility banana to turn brown, but you do want to speak out about what you believe in."
- Bradley Whitford
(Related: Credibility, Want)
"In a way, my past gives me a little credibility. Not that anybody cares what I did nineteen years ago, but I did have a career, and a legitimate one, before I met my husband."
- Pia Zadora
(Related: HusbCareer, Credibility, Past, Years)