We have collected the best Reflects Quotes by famous authors including Ron Cephas Jones, Matthew Desmond, Augustus Hare, Jon Hopkins, Edward Abbey and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Acting is revealing the truth that is already within you and that reflects the character that you’re doing.
Ron Cephas Jones
Tenants don’t have any right to court-appointed attorneys in civil court, so they’re either facing their landlord – or his or her attorney – alone, or they just don’t show up. That reflects a severe power imbalance.
The intellect of the wise is like glass; it admits the light of heaven and reflects it.
Your music essentially reflects everything you do, everything you’ve been through, in the deepest part of you.
Belief in the supernatural reflects a failure of the imagination.
People don’t understand the tyranny of media. The few women that the media will allow in have to think about male approval and their own success – and their writing reflects that.
I’m not saying I’m perfect. But I’m someone who analyses and reflects on what I do, whether it’s in keeping with the ethics that I talk about in public. That’s how I’ve been all my life.
I pledged to put country before party and assert my independence when it reflects my principles or the needs of Central Virginia, and I have done that.
When I talk to some of the younger filmmakers, they are so worried about their films that, eventually, this state of being worried reflects itself in and helps the final work. Whereas, with projects that are meticulously planned, you look at the end result and it is full of emptiness.
Even Superman’s name reflects his creators’ biblical knowledge.
War on terrorism reflects, in my view, a rather narrow and extremist vision of foreign policy for a superpower and for a great democracy with genuinely idealistic traditions.
Mathematics as an expression of the human mind reflects the active will, the contemplative reason, and the desire for aesthetic perfection. Its basic elements are logic and intuition, analysis and construction, generality and individuality.
I think it reflects well on the state of animation that people are knowledgeable about it and love the fantasy and imagination that goes into it.
We have to be intentional with including trans women, all women, all marginalized people. Whether we say ‘Me Too’ or call ourselves feminists or strive to create a diverse workplace that reflects the world we live in, it’s all about being intentional.
My music reflects the time on which we live, both in terms of arrangements, as well as in the subjects treated in the lyrics.
I’ve never wanted to live in a ghetto or write in a ghetto. I want to write about a world that reflects the one most people live in. Gay people are just one aspect of that.
My perspective on life is now to try to play music that reflects that life and death are part of the same coin. And to know about life, we must really examine the function – like death. Life tells you a lot about what death is, not what people say it is.
I love it if comedy reflects real life because to me it’s more reassuring that we’ll get through.
James L. Brooks
I like to write a piece of music that reflects how I felt about a film as opposed to, here’s this action scene; here’s this set piece.
I think that water is immediately interesting. It’s just, as an element, it is full of life. It is associated with origin; it is bright – it reflects you.
We journalists are a bit like vultures, feasting on war, scandal and disaster. Turn on the news, and you see Syrian refugees, Volkswagen corruption, dysfunctional government. Yet that reflects a selection bias in how we report the news: We cover planes that crash, not planes that take off.
Britain should take pride in a foreign policy that reflects her values and responsibilities – but it must be grounded in the tangible interests of the citizens who pay for it.
When Gordon Brown becomes prime minister, the balance sheet that reflects his economic stewardship could look very sickly indeed. He could become Labour’s biggest liability, not its most marketable asset.
I’m not trying to stay in the same place and I’m not trying to compete with what’s currently in fashion. That would be dishonest. But, at the same time, I’m different and the music reflects that to some degree.
I am what I want. What I seek to consume, possess, and achieve is a mirror that reflects my lusts and cravings, values and priorities, and moral boundaries or lack thereof.
I think our music reflects us and has grown with us, and as our fans have grown, too.
The notion that the U.S. can impose its will unilaterally on the World Bank reflects a fundamental misunderstanding about how multilateral organizations should work.
Good Dems are good Dems. They want a representative that really reflects their values.
When I look at jobs, one of the most relevant questions I ask is, ‘Is this something I’ve done before, or is it a chance to experience a new context, tone and relationship?’ I also ask if it’s a story worth telling and a character with a reason to exist… someone who reflects the human condition.
In Iran I think nobody loses their job because of making a statement that reflects their opinion. From this point of view, conditions in Iran are far better than in many other places in the world.
It’s nice to finally have a CD out which reflects my songwriting, my singing and the band that I have.
Sometimes, an inability to believe in Satan reflects a larger inability to believe in a spiritual plane at all.
You need to recognize that the copyright date on a book reflects when it came out, not when it was written – assume that the information in the book is at least a year older than the copyright date, and possibly two.
The fact that 35 percent of all American giving went to religious organizations in 2010 reflects how closely bound many of us are with our place of worship.
He is the best man who, when making his plans, fears and reflects on everything that can happen to him, but in the moment of action is bold.
In reality, I am more a professor, one who reflects and mediates on spiritual questions. Practical governance is not my strong point, and this is certainly a weakness. But I do not see myself as a failure. For eight years, I carried out my work.
Pope Benedict XVI
Well, a deficit reflects an imbalance between spending and revenue, and so narrowing it requires acting on one, the other or both.
Audiences like me doing action and comedy. I am a jovial person and have been so from childhood. I like to laugh my way through my work, and that attitude reflects in my roles. Even women hate me doing rona-dhona roles. So I don’t do emotional films.
Creating a regulatory system that reflects the modern-day realities of financial markets is not as difficult as it may appear.
The administration’s reckless plan doesn’t do one thing to ensure the long term security of social security, rather it undermines our economy. We need a budget and a fiscal policy that reflects the values and interests of America and restores fiscal discipline.
It is my pleasure to support a candidate who truly reflects our values and highest ideals.
The trust of the people in the leaders reflects the confidence of the leaders in the people.
Skinniness is a new fashion. It reflects an obsession with youth, a suggestion of pre-adolescence when a female’s fertility can be dominated. It implies vulnerability, feebleness and fragility.
The coming and going of the seasons give us more than the springtimes, summers, autumns, and winters of our lives. It reflects the coming and going of the circumstances of our lives like the glassy surface of a pond that shows our faces radiant with joy or contorted with pain.
I want to watch telly that reflects the world I see.
When I think about voting, I can skip it and still see myself as a good citizen. But when I think about being a voter, now the choice reflects on my character. It casts a shadow.
‘Entourage’ is a great show, but it’s fantasy. I spent my twenties in L.A. in this business, and my life didn’t look anything like that. ‘Big Bang’ reflects a side of men that is rarely shown. We see their flaws – all of them.
In Sufi terms, there are two very interesting notions of transcendence. One is to gaze out at the universe and to comprehend that what you see out there reflects what you are. The other one is to look inside yourself and recognise that the universe is present there.
The Oscars are about the dynamics of that moment, of that season. It reflects what’s been going on in the world every year through the movies. And a lot of times, what’s popular at the movies is popular because of what’s going on in the world at that moment.
My Twitter reflects what’s going on with me in my life.
There is something quintessentially American about the USWNT. Last-minute, dramatic finishes and technical finesse aside, the spirit of the program reflects a determination and perseverance that resonates with the deeply held belief that with hard work, anything is possible.
I like a guy who’s sarcastic, serious, sensitive – even just silent. But you have to do it at the right times. That’s sexy. To me, it reflects intelligence.
I think it’s beautiful to be able to cover yourself in metal. I love the color and the way it reflects. But it is also a protection.
I come from a songwriter background, so essentially with my music, I’m trying to make songs that will last a lifetime and although ‘Fast Car’ was a cover, it reflects what I’m trying to do.
I love to be in Hawaii – everything very natural, and my style reflects that.
I want to make work that reflects different times and processes.
I always say this about my music, and music in general: Music is like a time capsule. Each album reflects what I’m going through or what’s going on in my life at that moment.
A lot of millennials really want a company that signs their paycheck, or whoever it is that signs their paycheck, to be an entity that reflects to them in a way that is consistent with their personal idea of who they are.
The way I see queerness now is that, best case scenario, another queer person reflects it back at you. Worst case scenario, which is what happened to me, is having people say, Well, you like Michelle Branch, so you must be gay.’
If you say one gets influenced watching a character, I think it’s foolish. Cinema reflects society; society rarely reflects cinema.
The dumbing down of the country reflects itself on Broadway. The shows get dumber, and the public gets used to them.
Anger about the wars isn’t the only reason voters support Mr. Trump. But his willingness to say what other G.O.P. candidates won’t reflects what people like most about him: his complete break with the party elite.
J. D. Vance
I do want to be a representative of the African community, and I want to hold myself and dress myself in a way that reflects that. I want black kids to see me and think, ‘Okay, he’s carrying himself as a black man, and that’s how a black man should carry himself.’
Terror outfits like ISIS don’t believe in a plural society and diversity of faith, which reflects inherent beauty of human beings.
I thought, I need to be more cautious about my choices – it reflects on who I am.
The whole London football scene is now financially more powerful and ambitious than ever before. That reflects the city’s economic might and its multiculturalism. Now West Ham have a new , and Spurs and Chelsea will follow. And the London clubs have widened their areas of support.
I write fiction that reflects Islamic logic: fictional worlds where cause and effect are governed by Muslim rationale. However, my characters do not necessarily behave as ‘good’ Muslims; they are not ideals or role models.
Whatever you eat, reflects on your skin.
A film reflects who you are as a building reflects the soul of its architect. I think what you feel and what you think and what you are is what the film is. It’s not for me to talk about.
I’m running for controller to ensure our government reflects the values of the people of California and increases prosperity by managing our finances smartly, efficiently and effectively.
We will not build a society that reflects who we are and that has opportunities for equality or justice if we don’t make progress for all participants.
I like to call it the scalar boson because this reflects an essential component of the theory – it means that the field the boson travels through has no preferred direction, unlike the way a magnetic field does.
Six years at Ajax and eight years at Tottenham, that reflects the way I want to be as a footballer, I like stability and that is what Benfica offered me and that was very important for me.
I’d like to see us Pakistani actors do more work that reflects our culture, morals and values.
More than anything, I’m an American kid, and my music reflects that more so than being an Asian-American. I think it’s important but also something that can detrimental to your career if celebrated too much.
You’ve got to be a thermostat rather than a thermometer. A thermostat shapes the climate of opinion; a thermometer just reflects it.
When I’m trusting and being myself as fully as possible, everything in my life reflects this by falling into place easily, often miraculously.
Our culture reflects back what is true. It doesn’t always reflect it back reliably. It can distort things.
Monetary policy ultimately must be conducted in a pragmatic manner that relies not on any particular indicator or model but, instead, reflects an ongoing assessment of a wide range of information in the context of our ever-evolving understanding of the economy.
The iPhone is made on a global scale, and it blends computers, the Internet, communications, and artificial intelligence in one blockbuster, game-changing innovation. It reflects so many of the things that our contemporary world is good at – indeed, great at.
My brand reflects my personal style. I think my inspiration comes from wanting to make clothes I want to wear and enjoy.
I think ‘The Wire’ really is relatable. It reflects an ongoing issue across America, about inaccuracies in major cities between rich and the poor and some of the things that go on behind the red tape of council and government bodies.
We need a transformation to our energy system that not only reflects our climate reality. We need an energy system that is of, by, and for the people – not corporations seeking the largest possible profit.
Art reflects society. Cinema doesn’t dictate – you portray what the society demands.
The way I make music reflects the way I think.
Salamanca is known as La Ciudad Dorada, the Golden City, because it is built from Villamayor sandstone and when the sun reflects on it the city has a warm amber tint. The university, founded in 1218, is the fifth-oldest in Europe and one of the most renowned, judged on a par with Oxford.
Sometimes I think I still dress like a 13-year-old boy. It’s not that I don’t like feminine clothing: I just like a blend because it reflects who I am.
Evan Rachel Wood
Go out and make something that reflects your interests, your taste, and your ideas. No one will pay you to make something until you have a few things you can show that you’ve directed. I got my start by making short films on my own.
Donald Trump has got unlimited number of insecurities. But the No. 1 one thing, I would say, is his insecurity with his intellect. There’s a reason why he always refers to where he went to college and, you know, that, ‘I’m a smart person.’ You know, it may be narcissism. But I think it really reflects an insecurity.
Marriage is an institution that existed before governments existed. It’s something that reflects nature and reflects God and God’s will for us. And both from the standpoint of faith and reason it makes all the sense in the world. And it’s beneficial for society.
We don’t care really about children as a society and television reflects that indifference to children as human beings.
What I choose to do reflects who I am.
There is only one social system that reflects the sovereignty of the individual: the free-market, or capitalist, system.
William E. Simon
The more successful Navy SEALs there are, the more glory it reflects on the community and the better it is for our country.
I belong to the political party that generally fits my philosophical beliefs, but I reserve the right to vote my conscience after careful deliberation. My voting record reflects this.
Isabella is a woman who kind of walks on a tightrope. She walks on that tightrope because in the ‘Narcos’ society that she was born in, it reflects all of the cultural things that society imposes.
I’m a big fan of hip-hop, so it reflects in my approach.
Television is much better crafted today then in the 70s. The content is less positive but I’m one of those that feel our entertainment reflects our world, it’s not a driver – art imitates life.
NATO expansion and Russian expansion – one leads to the other, and one reflects the other.
The effort to blur the lines between Guantanamo and Abu Ghraib reflects a deep misunderstanding about the different legal regimes that apply to Iraq and the war against al Qaeda.
This radical transformation of world power relationships reflects primarily in the case of both the USA and the USSR the growth of the productive forces.
Growing up in Ireland, there are a lot of aspects of God that hang in the air. And my music reflects that.
When people look at ‘Aadai’s posters and say that I’ve attempted something bold, it actually reflects me being secure about myself.
Audiences change because life changes. Countries change geographically, climatically, socially and morally. Many things happen, and cinema, in a sense, reflects what’s happening in the world.
Our interest in history always reflects our own times.
I feel I am confident in my own skin and I think that’s important for any girl. It reflects in the way you speak, in the way you walk and sit.
Arizonans want us to come together, put aside politics, and solve problems. You want us to do our jobs in way that reflects the best of our state. You want us to stop and listen – something that doesn’t always come naturally to people in politics.
You get a little picture that reflects the whole. You can get readers interested in the life of one guy, and he can reflect the whole life around him. And it’s a better picture than the politicians give you.
If you really want to see more work that reflects your values, you have to produce it. You have to be a contributor to the business.
How can anybody learn anything from an artwork when the piece of art only reflects the vanity of the artist and not reality?
Whenever I make music, it reflects where I’m at mentally.
The First Amendment to the Constitution reflects that concept recognized in the Ten Commandments, that the duties we owe to God and the manner of discharging those duties are outside the purview of government.
Easter is reflecting upon suffering for one thing, but it also reflects upon Jesus and his non compliance in the face of great authority where he holds to his truth – so there’s two stories there.
We want people to experience art and think about it. The art reflects our time, it is about our culture.
We all have to announce our full solidarity with the struggle of those seeking freedom and justice in Syria, and translate this sympathy into a clear political vision that supports a peaceful transition to a democratic system of rule that reflects the demands of the Syrian people for freedom.
First, I eat healthy; it comes from the inside out. If you eat right, your skin, hair, nails will look good. The same if you have negative thoughts – they can give you a bad look, too; we reflect what we eat and think. We also taste and smell what we eat. Being happy and doing what I love really reflects.
Kate del Castillo
The fact that my female characters have strong personalities but are also physically attractive probably reflects the women I’ve known in my life.
The Fed’s organization reflects a long-standing desire in American history to ensure that power over our nation’s monetary policy and financial system is not concentrated in a few hands, whether in Washington or in high finance or in any single group or constituency.
White House staff spends enormous amounts of time planning a president’s every move so that his public persona reflects the mood of the public.
My wardrobe reflects my long-standing belief that great style lives in the details.
Stephanie Winston Wolkoff
Anything that reflects the human condition back on humans in the entertainment medium is art.
I think diva is an inevitable outcome of the industry, and I don’t think it reflects on the person at all. You take a normal human being, and basically, for 24 hours, seven days a week, apart from sleeping, you introduce them to places and things almost every minute that are brand new.
Faith consists in being vitally concerned with that ultimate reality to which I give the symbolical name of God. Whoever reflects earnestly on the meaning of life is on the verge of an act of faith.
The genius of our country is improvisation, and jazz reflects that. It’s our great contribution to the arts.
I think folks who are resistant to engaging in art become less so once they encounter art that really reflects them.
My old boyfriend, Warren Beatty, used to say I was a late developer,’ she reflects. ‘He was right. It took me 50 years to find motherhood and unconditional love.’
When I lead essay workshops, I ask students to come up with at least five topics, which they’ll narrow down to one. The winning idea should be the story the student is most excited to tell because it honestly reflects his or her best self.
I suppose where I am sort of reflects the work I have chosen to do. Are there occasional frustrations because I can’t work with a certain director because it’s a big studio movie, and I don’t have enough of a studio profile? The answer is yes. But generall… generally, I have the career I have chosen myself.
There is a history of thinking about space science from an environmental ethics perspective. And part of what I want to do is turn that back and use that experience to see if it reflects how we think about the Earth.
Good writers know that crime is an entre into telling a greater story about character. Good crime writing holds up a mirror to the readers and reflects in a darker light the world in which they live.
Instead of books, art, theatre, and music being consigned to specialized niches, we might have a criticism that better reflects the eclecticism of our time, a criticism that takes in various arts all at once.
There are two ways of spreading light: to be the candle or the mirror that reflects it.
Censorship reflects a society’s lack of confidence in itself.
I’m not over the top; I’m not wacky. I’m fairly understated, and that reflects in the way I sing.
It’s important to look your best because it reflects how you feel about yourself. I really believe that what goes on the outside reflects what’s on the inside.
Developing a good, healthy culture is extremely important at a startup. Culture reflects the essence of a startup’s operation because it directly affects the success of a company’s hiring practices and overall strategy.
I think that the attraction to camp is its irreverence, it’s strange, it in no way reflects reality while using real characters.
A premium in the oil price of somewhere between 10 to 15 dollars a barrel reflects this heightened anxiety.
I believe if the atmosphere on the set is positive, it definitely reflects on the screen. Your work becomes easy if the environment on the set is healthy and positive.
Mathura station must be developed in such a way that it reflects birthplace of Lord Krishna.
‘Aura’ is what one reflects in the heart, what you bring into the world, and what people want to learn from you.
I can honestly say I’ve never thought for a second about whether a character reflects poorly on any group. All that matters to me is that the character is true to my belief in who he or she is.
Whenever anyone puts decor or artwork on the walls, it’s always personal. You want people to come into your home and see something that reflects your personality.
There are dozens of references to God in the Scriptures for every one to the figure of Satan. This reflects a sometimes forgotten theological truth that the devil is by no means God’s counterpart. He is a creature, not the Creator.
An attorney general’s duty is to render her opinion and honest advice; she cannot set herself up as a judge overruling the president’s decision. The president need not ‘convince’ his subordinate that his decision reflects the best view of the law.
My music reflects my strong belief in equal opportunities for all – specifically young girls and women. Many, many children do not have anywhere near the opportunities that we kids did in my community – great schools, public safety, etc.
I’ve been told I’m an old soul, but I’m only 25. I have the old with the new in me, and my house reflects that.
The Kennedy Center Honors reflects our humanity and higher purpose. We are a great nation, in part, because we value culture.
This Budget reflects a choice – not an easy choice, but the right choice. And when you think about it, the only choice. The choice to take the responsible, prudent path to fiscal stability, economic growth and opportunity.
I think London as a city is so diverse and multicultural, anything goes really. The fashion here reflects that – there are so many different styles of dressing throughout the city. In London, you can be very experimental with fashion; it’s totally accepted, even if you stand out.
I’ve often said that all poetry is political. This is because real poems deal with a human response to reality and politics is part of reality, history in the making. Even if a poet writes about sitting in a glass house drinking tea, it reflects politics.
When it comes to period stuff, I think it’s great to see South-Asian actors get their foot in the door there, because it’s nice to tell period stories and tell it in a way that reflects the world now.
I try to be a friend to my boys just the way my dad was with me. Subconsciously that reflects in my writing.
The job at Brooklyn is interesting because Brooklyn reflects what happened to university art departments everywhere. It might be the worst department now, and yet at one point it was the best in the country.
Beauty is how you feel inside, and it reflects in your eyes. It is not something physical.
I think football reflects our society. Our society changes. The evolution of society dictates the evolution of the game.
I want to build a Big Labor party. A party of big ideas. A party which is deeply connected to the community. A party which reflects our diverse nation.
I wanted a label that reflects the times… a center for artists who want to express themselves. That’s what makes Interscope unique. It’s about freedom.
Music reflects an artist’s feelings and their experiences.
The Citizen’s Petition reflects Vermont’s spirit of pragmatism and across-the-board cooperation. I applaud the ‘Campaign to Fix the Debt’ for calling attention to one of the country’s most pressing problems, our ballooning national debt, and for urging policymakers to find practical solutions.
What your insides are doing, your outside reflects, and what you give to yourself, you can give to others.
Happiness is a sunbeam which may pass through a thousand bosoms without losing a particle of its original ray; nay, when it strikes on a kindred heart, like the converged light on a mirror, it reflects itself with redoubled brightness. It is not perfected till it is shared.
Most of us complain about Congress. We say it’s a place that doesn’t reflect us; they don’t listen to us. Actually, Congress well reflects the American people. It gives us exactly what we ask for.
The transitional period is tough. You can find yourself too old to play high school roles but too young to play the leading man. You have to be quite smart about how you present yourself. Your public image reflects your range.
Cinema reflects culture and there is no harm in adapting technology, but not at the cost of losing your originality.
At times, yes, I have been typecast. But I love having a regional identity in my songs. I want to deliver music that reflects the culture of our soil.
Music reflects the time that it’s being made in, and so certainly, the music that’s being made in 1986 by a 14-year-old kid will reflect some magic of 1986 for him if he’s an inspired and creative musician.
To me, life is huge and thrilling and exciting and explosive and loud. If I can make music that communicates that and reflects that, then that’s an achievement.
Although being economics editor sounds impressive, it does not mean I actually edit anything. It mainly reflects two decades of title-inflation at the BBC, which has given ever more status to senior reporters, presumably because it is cheaper to do that than to offer higher pay.
Italian food really reflects the people. It reflects like a prism that fragments into regions.