We have collected the best Isolated Quotes by famous authors including Glenn Beck, Imran Amed, Buzz Aldrin, Zbigniew Brzezinski, Thomas Sowell and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
The majority does not rule in America, but the minority shouldn’t hijack it. And it’s because we’re afraid. They have isolated us and made us feel as though we’re alone. We’re not.
I’ve always had an affinity for the fashion industry – I’ve always been drawn to it. But I grew up in Calgary in Canada, which, being a fairly isolated city, is not particularly known for having anything to do with fashion.
I’m not in favor of just taking short-term isolated situations and depleting our resources to keep our climate just the way it is today.
Terrorism cannot be isolated from its political, historical, and even social context.
Facts do not speak for themselves. They speak for or against competing theories. Facts divorced from theories or visions are mere isolated curiosities.
Well, there’s that beautiful quote about Loki from the comics, which is that he’s the god of outcasts, and I think he said ‘They see themselves in me, and I in them.’ I think that’s a big part of why I love Loki, but also, you know, he is isolated.
If just one person, one child who is made to feel isolated, looks at me and sees that it is okay to be your own person and walk down your own path, then everything I have ever gone through will be worth it.
With ‘The Keep,’ I began with a theory about pitting the isolated disconnection of the gothic realm against present-day hyperconnectedness. I emerged feeling that the gothic genre is all about hyperconnectedness – the possibility of disembodied communication – and that we now live in a kind of permanently gothic state.
It is against this concept of the sovereign state, a state isolated by protectionism and militarism, that internationalism must now engage in decisive battle.
Christian Lous Lange
For anyone who right now is hurting, for anyone who feels beneath a baseline, feels so isolated and lonely, know that you are not alone. First and foremost, you have a God that is going to sit closer than a brother.
The more anxious, isolated and time-deprived we are, the more likely we are to turn to paid personal services. To finance these extra services, we work longer hours. This leaves less time to spend with family, friends and neighbors; we become less likely to call on them for help, and they on us.
Arlie Russell Hochschild
I was from a tiny little island, which I always say is one corn field away from a horror film: it was, like, isolated, and everybody knew everybody, and you go to school with the grandkids of the grandparents that your grandparents went to school with.
I was a very isolated teenager.
The history of black America was from slavery, oppression, civil rights, and you felt kind of isolated as an entity in our country.
How many more school shootings do we need before we start talking about this as a social problem, and not merely a random collection of isolated incidents?
When we distinguish between Israel’s right to defend itself and settlements, then we legitimize its security needs; when we distinguish between isolated settlements and the blocs, then we legitimize the settlement blocs.
I perform the best when I’m isolated or with a few friends.
Isolated and unincorporated, North Gulfport lacked a basic infrastructure: flooding and contaminated drinking water were frequent problems. Although finally incorporated in 1994 – not long after the arrival of the first casino – many of North Gulfport’s streets still lack curbs, sidewalks, and gutters.
If you look at ‘Golden Son,’ it was just a focused, isolated battle for Mars.
Contemplating Christmas when you are isolated and far from home brings its own unique pain.
I have this pet thing about how global communications are moving so fast now, throwing information at you, making everything available to you, and yet I feel it’s leaving us more and more isolated.
I lived in England to learn English. When I went to England for the first time, it was like being on the Moon. I had no friends, I couldn’t speak the language. I was very isolated.
I had never understood why the farmlands of the U.S. had been settled in such a sparse and isolated way, whereas the farming communities in Europe seemed closer, more convivial, centered around village life.
When I was born, there was a very isolated idea of what it meant to be a man or a woman, and you belonged to one gender or the other.
In 2008, the Nobel Prize in Chemistry was awarded for work done on a molecule called green fluorescent protein that was isolated from the bioluminescent chemistry of a jellyfish, and it’s been equated to the invention of the microscope in terms of the impact that it has had on cell biology and genetic engineering.
Australia is the most isolated continent.
People who are isolated interest me, whether they isolate themselves or have been isolated by circumstances.
In isolated or country places no man’s life is safe.
John White Geary
The Sixties were different in an isolated place. We got two television channels if the wind was blowing in the right direction. The radio stations went off at sundown. Then you picked up Chicago and heard the teenage music you really yearned for.
Because we’re in a small town and somewhat isolated from the fast lane of high tech, we’ve been able to grow and concentrate on our work instead of being distracted by the competition and getting caught up in the soap opera of Silicon Valley.
I’m a somewhat isolated person in my own way, or I move along a little trail, I go this place, I go that place. It’s not like I’m varying my exposure.
I didn’t want my daughter to feel culturally isolated in the pursuit of her studies as I had as a young girl. I didn’t want her to give up on her passions just because she didn’t see anyone else like her in the classroom.
I don’t have a BlackBerry or whatever you call it. And there is something to be said for being isolated and out of phone range, because you can fall into a habit to such a degree that you don’t even realise that you’ve lost something: silence.
Politics is always antagonistic and tribalistic. But social media puts us in isolated information bubbles. We’re not just disagreeing on politics. We’re disagreeing on reality in very fundamental ways.
As a kid living in an isolated desert town, the most diversity I saw in my media was Claudia Kishi, the Japanese American girl from ‘The Baby-Sitters Club.’
Not listening to people who care about you, not to be open or transparent, will make you isolated.
I was so famous that I couldn’t leave the hotel room. I remember looking out of the window at all these fans but just feeling so isolated.
When your parents regulate everything you hear and everything you intake, it forces you to get creative in other ways. It sparked the writing bug and the very overactive imagination. Because I’ve had a lot of time by myself and a lot of time isolated from regular culture, I created my own.
In my view, nations together are stronger than when they are isolated. And because they are stronger, their people are more free, not less.
Japan and China are isolated and without intercourse with other countries; hence the President directed me to attend to or watch the state of affairs in China also.
Christmas lights may be the loneliest thing for me, especially if you mix them up with reindeers and sleighs. I feel alone. I feel isolated. I feel I do not belong.
No country by itself and in an isolated manner would ever be able to effectively address the challenges it faces.
Even though I am in this weird position of being a semi-recognizable screenwriter, which isn’t that common, at the same time, I’m not an actress. I’m pretty isolated.
I don’t think I’ve ever been as humbled as I have been in Pilates. It’s incredible how much body control and how much isolated strength you have to have to complete these movements successfully.
In my early years, I couldn’t find a community. I couldn’t find anybody like me. I felt so isolated. There was nothing but shame and loneliness.
What happened at Mt. Gox is not an isolated incident. This is a plague that continues to play like a bad broken record. As long as this continues to happen, how are we ever going to instill confidence in this industry? How are we better than the old financial system?
I probably like being isolated more than many people do, but I’m lucky to have the friendship of many fine people, and they keep me from becoming very isolated. The world of my mind is certainly a populated and warm place, too. It’s difficult for me to become too isolated with such resources.
One could not have isolated this retrovirus without knowledge of other retroviruses, that’s obvious. But I believe we have answered the criteria of isolation.
There’s a very go-to kind of attitude in New Zealand that stems from that psyche of being quite isolated and not being able to rely on the rest of the world’s infrastructure.
We know from science that nothing in the universe exists as an isolated or independent entity.
Margaret J. Wheatley
I’m concerned when certain movements or countries have been isolated from the international dialogue because then you have no way of influencing them.
There are very few issues that lie specifically in one region now. Polio in Syria doesn’t affect Syria alone. I don’t think any issue can ever be isolated into local politics these days, because we all know too much.
I’m not an isolated person. The more I connect to people, the more I have the feeling that things work.
Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges.
Thomas Wentworth Higginson
I moved out to L.A. from New York… and I remember feeling, kind of like anyone does when they first move, so very lonely and isolated.
At the beginning, I really wanted to be home with my kid. I was a product of my generation. But in the suburbs, you are very isolated, really alone.
In real life, people are integrated into society. That’s what happens in my books as well. Minor characters don’t just walk in and spout lines, they interact and have an effect on the events. It’s not an isolated universe.
The first true antibiotic to be derived from a culture of an actinomyces was isolated in our department in 1940. The organism, Actinomyces antibioticus, yielded a substance which was designated as actinomycin. It was soon crystallized, and its chemical and biological properties were established.
Acting is a weird, kind of alienating job because you’re in an isolated place. Even if you’re working with a lot of other people, you’re kind of alienated. Actors say that a lot, and I kind of find that to be true.
I don’t have many friends; I’m very much a loner. As a child I was very isolated, and I’ve never been really close to anyone.
If we have isolated individuals able to inflict enormous harm, imagine what a single lunatic can do with a nuclear weapon. I think the whole base of civil society is at risk.
Acting can be a narrow and isolated experience, because you only examine your particular part.
I grew up in a town with just under three hundred people in Western Australia. When you think about being six hours outside the second most isolated city in the world, which is Perth, and then you think about the town that I’m from, which is called Southern Cross, acting is not a possibility.
Obviously, ‘Lincoln’ is not about the telegraph operator. There’s a whole other movie before and after the two isolated scenes that I’m in.
I’m always drawn to stories about characters who are somewhat isolated inside themselves by their inability to communicate in some way. That’s what interested me about ‘Children of a Lesser God.’
In nature we never see anything isolated, but everything in connection with something else which is before it, beside it, under it and over it.
Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Israel needs to change direction, and this is not just political. We’re becoming more closed-in, more isolated, more scared. Those who talk tough are making the State of Israel very weak, very isolated – very Jewish, in the Diaspora-sense, in that ‘everyone is against us.’ We need to get out of this.
The Arab population does not want to turn inward and be isolated.
The first rule is that you can’t really know anything if you just remember isolated facts and try and bang ’em back. If the facts don’t hang together on a latticework of theory, you don’t have them in a usable form.
My heroes and heroines are often unlikely people who are dragged into situations without meaning to become involved, or people with a past that has never quite left them. They are often isolated, introspective people, often confrontational or anarchic in some way, often damaged or secretly unhappy or incomplete.
It’s nice to be in a creative world that’s kind of isolated, but you can get led astray down some pathway while you’re recording that you might not like later. And there’s a lot of time to get in your own head and stay there.
Belarus cannot be isolated.
I think we are evolving rapidly into one world culture. It’s certainly one world economy. With billions of people online, I think we’ll appreciate the wisdom in many different traditions as we learn more about them. People were very isolated and didn’t know anything about other religions 100 years ago.
I love throwing parties and being sociable and dancing. But I also have this other homebody side and can become quite isolated and anxious.
If you never, or rarely, see your experience depicted in art or pop culture then you can begin to feel isolated or separate; Othered. So, representation is super important.
Although I’m perceived as very optimistic and upbeat, it comes out of being the opposite of that – feeling isolated or lonely, looking for meaning and the kinds of things that ease that suffering in life, and finding them in large-scale social interaction, like theater and games.
The problem we encountered with Wave at Google was that we became very isolated from the rest of the company. And in the time that it took us to build Wave, the rest of the company changed direction. I think that has a lot to do with why the product failed.
I began my writing career in a very isolated place and time.
Lois McMaster Bujold
I went from the glamour of working with Karl Lagerfeld and John Galliano to living on an isolated hilltop, with my husband gone most of the time.
I need to be very isolated to write, and unfortunately isolation is often quite difficult to find. My ideal writing environment would be a country house hotel in the middle of nowhere, with full room service.
I would say my dad wanted to keep his kids isolated from social influences like going to school and making friends.
People in this world of superficial communication find themselves isolated and lonely and have difficult in talking about personal things that really matter to them.
I remember, when I was young, to have a literary or artistic vocation was really dramatic because you were so isolated from the common world. You felt that you were marginal, and if you dared to try to organise your life around your vocation, you knew you’d be completely segregated.
Mario Vargas Llosa
The completely solitary self: that’s where poetry comes from, and it gets isolated by crisis, and those crises are often very intimate also.
Enron had already collapsed and filed for bankruptcy protection by the beginning of 2002. But despite complaints from short sellers that corporations had used accounting gimmickry to inflate their profits, many investors thought the crisis at Enron was an isolated case.
I had found again and again that the most aberrant population of a species – often having reached species rank, and occasionally classified even as a separate genus – occurred at a peripheral location, indeed usually at the most isolated peripheral location.
A good artist should be isolated. If he isn’t isolated, something is wrong.
One of the main ways that leadership stays in power is by, in various ways, convincing people that they should just let those who are in government govern: ‘Trust us. Trust me. Just let us take care of things. Stay out of it.’ Your opinions don’t really matter. You are isolated. You are insignificant.
One of the wonderful things about this glorious holiday trip I’m on is that I’m in public with people. It hasn’t been inclined… I don’t know – something to do with the death of my wife. It’s inclined to make me isolated.
Some of these isolated applications that sit on one machine are a million lines of code. How do you deal with that? Most people have no way to wrap their head around it.
No citizen or social group can be completely isolated from politics, because policy decisions and actions affect their lives.
The building of friendship, family, community and love is complicated. We are so isolated in this country, no longer supported by tribes and villages.
Growing up on, say, the Upper East Side, you’re so isolated. If you go to the Hamptons every weekend, you never talk to a construction worker, and the construction worker would never talk to you.
My mother isolated herself from all family and friends for some 20 years. And never met her grandchild, my son.
The more Israel sinks into the West Bank, the more it is delegitimized and isolated, the more the world focuses on Israel’s colonialism rather than Iran’s nuclear enrichment, the more people call for a single democratic state in all of historic Palestine.
The father-mother family with two children isolated in a city flat is already insufficient.
There’s actually an incredible amount of parallels between working in central Congo in a remote, isolated village and doing research aboard the space station.
Middle-class economics is the simple idea that the economy performs best when the benefits of economic growth are broadly shared, not isolated to a fortunate few.
I’ve led a very isolated existence since I was 6 years old. It’s kind of been me and my mind.
I feel liberated as a woman, in the way I live my life. However, it’s not always reflected in the world around me. So I feel privileged but also isolated.
Konkona Sen Sharma
The refugee crisis shows we can’t be isolated from the world’s geopolitical troubles.
Regarded zoologically, man is today an almost isolated figure in nature. In his cradle, he was less isolated.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
Music creates complicity, and then you feel less isolated.
I think it was when I was nineteen, by that time the Jewish laws were already in force and the split was beginning to come about which isolated the Jewish culture.
I grew up in an isolated town, out in the middle of the Mojave Desert in the middle of a naval base. My family was one of the only South Asian families in this town. We felt it. We knew.
I don’t think the isolation of the American writer is a tradition; it’s more that, geographically, he just is isolated, unless he happens to live in New York City. But I don’t suppose there’s a small town around the country that doesn’t have a writer.
America will regret imposing sanctions on Iran… they’re already isolated in the world.
We are threatened by long-unresolved issues between the melting pot of cultures that make up our nation. People are isolated, every day less united, and every day falling deeper into a new level of cultural despair.
The thematically related ‘Boys Don’t Cry’ and ‘Brokeback Mountain’ reinforced the narrative that gays like Mr. Shepard are regularly isolated for cruel and unusual attacks.
When I was young and getting bullied at school and really not feeling like I would amount to much and staying isolated, my mom used to say to me a lot about how you treat people and always having dignity and respect.
In coming closer to nature, man shows himself superior to it. As a mere part of nature, man’s existence would be a series of isolated phenomena. All life would proceed from and depend on contact with the outside world.
Rudolf Christoph Eucken
When you have had the kind of fame I had, I was always hounded by the media and I lived a very isolated life. Now it’s even more difficult. The world has changed dramatically.
Humanity is going through a tough phase owing to the coronavirus pandemic. And the least we can do to help our government control its spread is to maintain social distance and stay isolated.
So, I was born and raised the youngest of seven children on this really beautiful mountain in Southern Idaho. But my dad had some radical beliefs. And because of those beliefs, we were isolated. So I was never allowed to go to school or to the doctor.
I do use FaceTime because I’m frequently isolated from friends and my boyfriend, so I get that.
Man is a special being, and if left to himself, in an isolated condition, would be one of the weakest creatures; but associated with his kind, he works wonders.
Now we are showing to the world that this fighting against two terrorist groups was feasible and now we have an isolated case which doesn’t mean that terrorism is alive, as it was before.
I see the first lady as another means to keep a president from becoming isolated.
Military families are increasingly living away from military bases, embedded in civilian neighborhoods. It gives military families and civilians the opportunity for greater exposure to one another, yet many feel lonely and isolated.
Temoya is a place that’s isolated from everyone. You can only concentrate on your training there. There are no distractions. You live life in a very different way. There, you learn to value life, to appreciate the things you have.
Julio Cesar Chavez Sr.
Sadly, this problem of steroid use is not isolated to baseball.
You can compel fear. You can even make someone feel they’re in love if they’re isolated and dependent for long enough. But laughter is free.
I’ve come to find that I am definitely not cut out for the isolated writer thing, locking myself away and writing and bleeding over words alone. I’d rather share my pain with people.
I was so fortunate; in the years that I was in ‘Thrones,’ we were able to shoot in Iceland. I think some of my favourite memories would have to be isolated out there, surrounded by nothing but snow and ice.
No idea is isolated, but is only what it is among all ideas.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
In short, no pattern is an isolated entity. Each pattern can exist in the world only to the extent that is supported by other patterns: the larger patterns in which it is embedded, the patterns of the same size that surround it, and the smaller patterns which are embedded in it.
I used to have tears in my eyes on the way to practice because I was so focused. For me, track and field was serious business. I didn’t have any friends. I was very isolated and very focused.
I was born and brought up near a village in Nottinghamshire and in my childhood enjoyed the freedom of the rather isolated country life. After the First World War, my father had bought a small farm, which became a marvelous playground for his five children.
What happened to me during the last couple of years of ‘The Partridge Family’ was I became so famous and so isolated and so unhappy that I had to do anything I could to end it.
With a vast majority of conservative voters and listeners solidly behind Mr. Trump, conservative critics of the president find themselves isolated and under siege.
The notion of the large, massive public university that can exist in isolated splendor is dead.
Christian teaching about sex is not a set of isolated prohibitions; it is an integral part of what the Bible has to say about living in such a way that our lives communicate the character of God.
Modern buildings have become memorials to power and capital. More and more, they’re isolated from people.
I’m afraid that the United States is more isolated today than at any other time in my memory.
When you live in a house in L.A., you feel so isolated. You urge yourself to go and find the nooks and crannies where people are having a good time.
Because our fight has been for such a long time we are isolated from the world, even after reconstruction we don’t have much attention from people outside.
Web is going to become very big… The format is different in terms of its storytelling pattern and its duration. Web audience enjoys watching stuff on the go, they prefer to watch it alone. It is isolated viewing while cinema is collective viewing.
The cello is such a melancholy instrument, such an isolated, miserable instrument.
If Iran does not change its policies, it won’t be able to integrate into the international community and will become even more isolated than it is now, which likely will have a negative impact on the Iranian people.
Palestinians also have a right not to have their homes demolished because an occupying power refuses to grant them a permit. Palestinian children should not be shot at or arrested in the middle of the night and interrogated by the Israeli military while terrified and isolated.
People in high school either feel like they’re with the cool kids in a clique, or they’re isolated – there’s no in-between.
Touring is an incredibly isolated situation. I don’t know how people tour for years on end. You find a lot of people who can’t stop touring, and it’s because they don’t know how to come back into life. It’s sort of unreal.
One was a book I read by Mahatma Gandhi. In it was a passage where he said that religion, the pursuing of the inner journey, should not be separated from the pursuing of the outer and social journey, because we are not isolated beings.
As we grow up, either we lose people or have a lot of them around us. I have seen many people who are isolated in their old age.
If you look at one of the basic underlying tenets of liberty, it’s freedom of speech, freedom of expression, freedom to access of information. If we start sequestering that and blocking it off, you’re going to have pockets around the world that are going to become more and more isolated.
In 2008, when Russia attacked Georgia, Western countries took it as an isolated incident, but probably this was the start of the push against our underlying international security architecture. And this push then started a landslide which in 2014 resulted in Crimean occupation.
Physical, emotional, and mental health needs are all interconnected, and it is essential that Whole Health programs and treatments focus on the whole veteran instead of concentrating on an isolated condition.
I can’t sleep in an isolated place without pills, earplugs, and both my children in bed with me for fear of scary, feral characters with a hankering for the wilderness.
Yet, upon the whole, the space I traversed is unlikely to become the haunt of civilized man, or will only become so in isolated spots, as a chain of connection to a more fertile country; if such a country exist to the westward.
Language should be an ever developing procedure and not an isolated occurrence.
I can work myself up into a fearful, paralyzing state of mind that can last for days, weeks even months where I feel mad, totally isolated and alone, overwhelmed and completely out of control.
My favorite workouts are the ones that don’t feel like I’m working out! So, dance is a big one. Another is any kind of isolated moves, like ballet moves. Anything that works the glutes and legs – sign me up! And I like to blast the music. I have to get lost in the music. That helps.
It’s much easier to write when you’re sad. But you can end up isolated and depressed because you almost need to put yourself in that situation to have that angst to write from.
I wasn’t being bullied at school at this point. I had a group of friends, and I was isolated because I wasn’t communicating with my parents. I wasn’t telling them what I was going through.
We don’t talk about body dysmorphia and we don’t talk about body hatred either. We keep it really isolated and I think that injures us as we get older because it becomes habitual.
Niger is not an isolated island of desperation. It lies within a sea of problems across Africa – particularly the ‘forgotten emergencies’ in poor countries or regions with little strategic or material appeal.
Wyoming – God bless you in Wyoming – it’s very boring, and it’s the most isolated place on Earth.
Eventually, with success, I started to feel more and more isolated – like I didn’t have a community of artists.
The limelight is a tricky place, because you can’t believe what’s going on around you. You stop observing. You stop perceiving. You stop extending yourself, and you become isolated.
Contrary to Eastern Europe, where the border was more porous and you could exchange information more easily, Cuba is an island. Thus, it is more isolated, and it’s easier for the government to have great control over its citizens.
We are less than honest and commit a grave error if we insist that what happened to Rodney G. King was isolated and an exceptional case. The poor know better.
We have to destroy stereotypes in people’s minds that Belarus can be isolated or taught a lesson.
Prairie grassland once covered much of North America’s midsection. European settlers turned nearly all of it into farms and ranches, and today the prairie landscape survives mainly in isolated reserves.
I’m attracted to the journeys of isolated characters.
A careful analysis of the process of observation in atomic physics has shown that the subatomic particles have no meaning as isolated entities, but can only be understood as interconnections between the preparation of an experiment and the subsequent measurement.
Music is amazing. There’s some metaphysical comfort where it allows you to be isolated and alone while telling you that you are not alone… truly, the only cure for sadness is to share it with someone else.
We lived on isolated farms and ranches, far from anybody, and when I was young I knew very few other kids, so I lived to a great extent in my imagination.
I’m pretty much an isolated person. I’d rather stay home and play video games.
When we think of what is necessary for the phenomenon that we call life, we think of compartmentalization, keeping the molecules which are important for life in a membrane, isolated from the rest of the environment, but yet, in an environment in which they actually could originate together.
The color and the diversity dies out, and it gets whiter and whiter, and that’s in any field. There is also this idea that there can only be one gay person or there can only be one Asian-American woman in the office, and so it also perpetuates itself where we are isolated, especially the more successful we get.
People, unprotected by their roles, become isolated in beauty and intellect and illness and confusion.
That’s the way a musician is. You’re isolated, in a weird way, because music is haunting you as much as it’s loving you. It’s non-stop.
I think people are isolated because of the nature of human consciousness, and they like it when they feel the connection between themselves and someone else.
I suppose we do live a pretty isolated life.
I have Jewish friends. I have Middle Eastern friends. I have Spanish and Italian and British and Scottish and German friends and Austrian friends, and guess what? They all deal with homophobia. It’s an earthling epidemic; it’s not isolated in the black community.
When I was in elementary school, I watched ‘Cinema Paradiso’ 22 times and memorized the dialogue. In the movie, everyone had a place, even the bum who thought he owned the piazza. Eccentricities were celebrated, and no one was isolated.
Preventing staff from having too much influence and decision-making power is fairly easy. Appropriate procedural safeguards can be installed to prevent staff from, among other things, self-dealing, making decisions in an isolated manner, or committing funds without oversight.
The persecution of Christians isn’t isolated. Instead, it’s rampant and expanding around the world.
When you’re filming on the road you literally are isolated for two weeks and you may go to Alaska or Atlanta or you may go to Florida.
By working in the morning, I find a sense of peace; it’s isolated peace, but I can definitely be in touch with my feelings, and then I just start.
Francis Ford Coppola
For more than fifty years, Americans and Cubans have been isolated from one another even though Cuba is only 90 miles away from Florida.
The Tea Party isolated Mitt Romney from mainstream voters, linking him to a rabid ideology that he could not shake as he desperately tried to move to the middle in the closing weeks of the campaign. Lesson: The loudest voices don’t often command the votes needed to win in November.
I live an isolated life, and I rarely meet others.
I never felt isolated; I just liked being alone. I think that some people are good at being alone, and some people aren’t, and as a child, I really liked it.
I am neither a sociologist nor a psychologist, but you don’t have to be one to see that Turkey is in a vortex of problems, isolated from the world.
Beelzebub is the isolated part of the human being. This part or this real human being has been obscured by religious structures.
In 1979, just after I became governor, I asked Hillary to chair a rural health committee to help expand health care to isolated farm and mountain areas. They recommended to do that partly by deploying trained nurse practitioners in places with no doctors to provide primary care they were trained to provide.
William J. Clinton
The northern part of Sweden is considered more isolated, not so sociable, not so educated, more unemployment, very working-class, and people drink more than rest of Sweden; that’s the kind of area I’m from.
Living in Israel is similar to living in an island. It’s a very small and isolated place. It’s a very strong place in terms of the culture and the conditioning that you go through.
I tell residents, if you gave me two patients with identical problems, and one of them had family at the bedside with a lot of laughter, plus photos and a quilt from home, and next door was another patient who was alone every time I came by – I’m going to be very nervous about the isolated patient’s mental status.
I trained in Provincetown, Mass. Back then, they didn’t have all the tourists on Cape Cod. Very isolated. Very good spot. I called it the jail. All you could do was train, run, walk, talk boxing.
I wanted to be an academic when I was 19 or 20. But, I’ve gone off that idea. The lifestyle is kind of lonely and isolated. I don’t think that would suit me.
I felt very isolated with my identity virtually my entire life, that nobody really got it and that I didn’t really have the personal agency to express it.
It urges policy makers and the Supreme Court to make the mistake of curing what could prove to be an isolated problem by disarming the government of its principal weapon to stop future terrorist attacks.
Law is a formless mass of isolated decisions.
Morris Raphael Cohen
Isolated incidents have lateral, lasting implications.
When I moved out to Los Angeles to get some film and television work, and couldn’t get any… I became a little isolated, a little terrified, and it’s a good place to get writing, because you’re so bored. So I wrote a few screenplays, and people notice those.
All I claimed was that when a drastic change occurs, it occurs in a relatively small and isolated population.
The Jew does not wish to be isolated. He fears being alone, without allies.
Normally, we are happy to find a fragment of jaw, a few isolated teeth, a bit of an arm, a bit of a skull. But to find associated body parts is extremely rare.
I’ve never isolated role models based on gender. I have more male role models due to the mere fact that I’ve done business with more of them and they’re leaders within the verticals I work. Of those, Tony Hsieh, CEO of Zappos.com, is an entrepreneur and personal friend that I have a great deal of respect for.
Amy Jo Martin
Obama repeatedly has condemned Hamas as a terrorist organization that should be isolated until it renounces violence and recognizes Israel.
Growing up as an Asian American in this society, there were a lot of times where you feel isolated or out of place as an Asian. And growing up in White America, that’s absolutely my experience. And I think that’s why I got into acting because I wanted to be anybody else but Asian.
I wanted to be a cool mom. It was hectic. I felt very isolated for a long time, but in the end, it was cool because it helped me and Ninja stick together. If we hadn’t, we would have maybe drifted.
I like to be grounded by nature, go hiking… go to an isolated island that’s not glamorous and touristy at all.
Cote de Pablo
For every veteran who goes through a divorce, a wife goes through one, too. For every veteran alone in the basement, there is a wife upstairs, bewildered, isolated and in despair from the dark clouds of war that hangs over family life.
We have lived through so much alone and isolated.
There is something in the way that we are now, with our cell phones, and people are not looking at each other and not being in the moment with each other, that kids feel isolated.
A lot of members of Congress are isolated. They tend to be affluent. They tend to have a lot of people doing things for them. So sometimes they don’t understand what their constituents are feeling.
I was socially isolated as a kid. I had friends, but I wasn’t very good at sports and that sort of thing so I became quite comfortable being by myself, exploring. The world was my private playground, and in it, I was supreme. Darwin, Faraday, Huxley and other great scientists were my companions.
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
I’m glad that it was so physical and so isolated.
You see very senior women leaving technology and the men stay, mostly because they feel quite isolated and are isolated by the very systems.
Mary Lou Jepsen
Up to now we have faced external problems in an isolated fashion. One of these problems is precisely the drug trade and what has been the result? A very weak and fragile position.
An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Mentorship is really important. I really like to talk to people who have been in the music industry much longer than me about artists’ block, things I’m struggling with, or the music business. It’s really important for artists to have a community. Sometimes you can feel quite isolated.
Bat for Lashes
Facebook captures examples of inequality and makes them available for endless replay. Twitter links the voiceless to newsmakers. Instagram immortalizes the faces and consequences of discrimination. Isolated cruelties are yoked into a powerful narrative of marginalization that spurs a common cause.
I never played sports or got into the whole guy camaraderie of, like, ‘I love you, man! Seniors forever!’ So suddenly being in the military with these guys who were under these very heightened circumstances, isolated from their families, living this very kind of Greek lifestyle, it changed my life in a really big way.
Barack Obama’s decision to come out in favour of gay marriage may be a historic occasion, but it is not an isolated one. His administration has been making pro-gay noises for some time; his demographic in the upcoming election is young and educated, precisely the group that favours equality for the LGBT community.
I feel like New Yorkers get stereotyped as , but I feel like they are the most friendly. I feel like you get to know people in a day, where in L.A., I am isolated in my car because I never get to talk to people as much.
There is an isolated experience to being a director. It’s very communal because there’s a crew, but it’s only you. You’re the one on the hook.
I love New York. I love the multicultural vibe here. Los Angeles doesn’t inspire me in any way. Everyone is in the same industry, yet you feel very isolated.
Unless there is meaningful change in Syria and an end to the crackdown, President Assad and those around him will find themselves isolated internationally and discredited within Syria.
We are engaging with so many art forms at once in the 21st century, but we’re presented with them in a way that is so isolated.
Combat stress isn’t the only problem for soldiers isolated in Iraq – there are family issues, re-integration issues when soldiers go home on leave, loneliness.
Human beings are accustomed to think of intellect as the power of having and controlling ideas and of ability to learn as synonymous with ability to have ideas. But learning by having ideas is really one of the rare and isolated events in nature.
I was thrust into a really lofty, enviable, but isolated position with ‘Princess Diaries’ in that I could carry a film before I really knew if I could act.
I am isolated as an artist, not as a person.
Growing up in Georgia in the southeastern United States, I was always reading and always kept to myself. I never felt isolated, though; I just liked being alone.
I try not to spend too much time online but at the same time if I didn’t, I’d be isolated.
I was working on ‘Harry Potter’ while I was growing up, and the attention it brought me made me feel quite isolated.
I wrote ‘Redefining Realness’ because not enough of our stories are being told, and I believe we need stories that reflect us so we don’t feel so isolated in our apparent ‘difference.’
I was always interested in mixing experimentation with pop music, and Brian Eno, Kraftwerk, Tangerine Dream – we were all doing it at the same time, just very isolated from each other, all in our different cellars, in different worlds, without the Internet – underground in every sense.
When I was growing up and until I got married, I had some times when I felt a bit lonely and a little bit isolated – even after I got married.
When I was working on Eye of the Beholder, I played a character who is so aloof that my whole lifestyle became very aloof. If someone knocked on my door, there was a part of me that went into a rage, because I wanted to be isolated and alone.
We want a country which is not isolated and where democracy rules.
No one ever sees the sleepless nights, the years of studying and 14-hour days earning your dues. I spent three years isolated in an academic environment to be the best actor I could.
The idea of feeling isolated is scary to me – to walk through the world alone would be heartbreaking.
There are severe limitations on civil rights. In the international arena, Iran is turning into an isolated country, and the international community is becoming more hostile toward it.
Lawyers know how to take isolated complaints in a divorce case and build them into one big one.
I know many young conservatives all across the country that are isolated and ostracized due to their beliefs. They are portrayed as bigots, misogynists and ignorant just because they are conservative.
In the post-Watergate atmosphere of 1975 and 1976, the just-plain-folks personalities of both Ford and Carter seemed the perfect antidote to Nixon’s arrogant, isolated presidency. But as alert history-minded readers know, Ford and Carter were both rebuffed by voters in their efforts to hold on to the presidency.
Optimistic people generally feel that good things will last a long time and will have a beneficial effect on everything they do. And they think that bad things are isolated: They won’t last too long and won’t affect other parts of life.
The way I spend my time is very isolated and cut off.
I don’t agree with those in our community who think that, as gay people, we are special and should therefore keep ourselves isolated from certain straight-associated thinking or conventions.
Without the meditative background that is criticism, works become isolated gestures, historical accidents, soon forgotten.
Joy doesn’t betray but sustains activism. And when you face a politics that aspires to make you fearful, alienated and isolated, joy is a fine initial act of insurrection.
Our society is not a community, but merely a collection of isolated family units.
I was shy and really into my school work and my drama. Then I joined ‘EastEnders’ at 16, and it was work, work, work. You become very isolated. I rarely went out and so didn’t get to meet anyone.
Right now, oil is being isolated around the globe, and there is a major effort in shipping, trucking and otherwise transporting that oil around to a very finite number of refineries. Biology allows us to make these same fuels in a much more distributed fashion.
There’s an incredible amount of loneliness that comes with child stardom because you’re isolated from your society.
I just felt very isolated in France, a very bureaucratic place, no space for thinking in a different way, an artist’s way.
Electronic musicians are quite like writers or painters. They are quite isolated in their home studios. We often don’t have that the opportunity to collaborate with that many people, like in rock or jazz.
I have often heard it said that the United States is isolated and is not interested in European affairs. I assure you that this is not the case.
Frank B. Kellogg
The site I landed on feels much more isolated than it really is; it’s almost magical. Within its limited radius, there was a whole range of the local ecology.
Adam’s abduction was our private hell – but it was not an isolated incident. On any given day, any number of children are absent from their homes for diverse and numerous reasons.
One might expect that the families of murder victims would be showered with sympathy and support, embraced by their communities. But in reality they are far more likely to feel isolated, fearful, and ashamed, overwhelmed by grief and guilt, angry at the criminal-justice system, and shunned by their old friends.
Most social acts have to be understood in their setting and lose meaning if isolated… No error in thinking about social facts is more serious than the failure to see their place and function.
I don’t mind staying in one place for a while – I like to spend a lot of time in Los Angeles. It’s a place where nobody goes out, where people will leave you alone. People in Los Angeles love themselves and they love what they do and they leave you alone. If you’re isolated, you have a real advantage. You can work.
There’s a classic medical aphorism: ‘Listen to the patient; they’re telling you the diagnosis.’ Actually, a lot of patients are just telling you a lot of rubbish, and you have to stop them and ask the pertinent questions. But, yes, in both drama and medicine, isolated facts can accumulate to create the narrative.
As an actor, I always wondered what it would be like to watch an animated character with your voice behind it and see if it seems seamless or if it seems like your voice is isolated from the animation.
L.A. is such an exotic city to me, and it is just a big bubble. If you accept the bubble and accept how isolated it is. It can be a very creative place, and I find it easy to focus.
When we lived in Juneau, Alaska, it was a town of about 7,000 people, and totally isolated; the only way to get to it was by ship.
John C. Hawkes
You know, when you’re isolated on set for like a month, people like to get rowdy.
For me, books have always been a way to feel less alone while being alone. Perhaps if I was depressed and isolated, just communicating with these authors through their sentences helped me.
Isolated in the oncology ward, I began to think about my dream to become a writer.
Scene study is isolated. I suppose it’s interesting, but I don’t think it really teaches you about a throughline. A throughline is something you feel when you do one scene followed by another followed by another.
We prefer to be isolated in Odisha. That is a policy of equidistance, and going it alone has served us well in the past.
If you travel 11 months a year – from one dangerous or isolated situation to the next – if you live in hotels, and every relationship with another human being is a two-week relationship, the only other people who have any idea what you’re going through or how strung out you are are other photographers.
The way I think of it, economics and ecology occupy two intellectual silos, isolated from each other. Even when they do take each other into consideration, it’s not uncommon for ecologists to spout absolute nonsense about economics, and vice versa.
Charles C. Mann
I think politics and films are a great combination. Still, I have the urge in me to do really good roles. But I feel isolated at times when politicians treat me like a film star and the industry treats me like a politician.
Intellectual work is essentially a lonely process, and if you can find a way of doing something so that you’re in company without being disturbed, that, for me, is the critical thing. I often get to feel isolated so often if I’m sitting either where there aren’t people or isn’t a view.
It can feel isolating to be a mom. I’ve been one and felt isolated.
I love working with a cast and a group of people every day, which is different than recording because you’re usually pretty isolated and alone. They serve as a good balance for each other.
For so much of my young life, I’d felt lonely, isolated, cut off from like-minded people. I yearned for human connections and relationships with the sort of people I knew only from books and movies, a lifeline into some other, richer world.
When we were on the farm, we were isolated, not just by geography but by the primitive living conditions: no electricity, no running water and, of course, no computer, no phone.
I guess I am basically most comfortable when I’m alone. As a kid, I was very much a loner. I love long distance running and long distance biking. A director once pointed out that those are all very isolated exercises you do for hours at a time.
Isolated decisions, however well-founded they might seem to the individual, and national go-it-alone moves must belong to the past. They should not be the 21st-century method of choice, particularly because the consequences of the European community’s actions must often be carried collectively.
The Church, during the apostolic age, did not consist of isolated, independent congregations, but was one body, of which the separate churches were constituent members, each subject to all the rest, or to an authority which extended over all.
American liberals are an external part of Israel’s conscience, and when it disdains them, it becomes a harder and more isolated place. The support that Israel has gained from millenarian American conservatives is no substitute, in part because such allies aren’t persuasive global advocates for Israel.
People in minority religious communities, like Paganism, often feel isolated and even marginalized by others because of the lifestyle differences associated with their spiritual path.
I put together the idea for G3 because I felt isolated. The success of being a ‘guitar hero’ kept me away from all my friends who were guitar players. I thought it would be a lot more fun to play with them.
I think a lot of kids feel alone and slightly isolated and in their own world.
Police departments are always a reflection of the society that they serve. Is there such a thing as ‘police culture?’ Absolutely. Is that culture isolated form the surrounding society? Absolutely not.
Even in winter an isolated patch of snow has a special quality.
Songs bring us into connection with each other. When they resonate, when we’re in resonance, singing together, we become one for that 3 1/2 or four minutes the song lasts. It takes away that isolated loneliness that modern life is so full of.
I was quite a different child, I felt isolated. In time, that level of being with yourself crystallises who you are, and you can see what other people are without being blinded by what they want from you.
I’m an extremely introverted and isolated writer, but I was starting to feel exhausted and as if my writing was becoming redundant. As much as it was a silly fear of mine, I began opening myself up to other writers and it was the best decision I could’ve made for my art.
I lived in buses. I didn’t really have anything else. I didn’t feel like a female, and I ended up really kind of isolated. Everybody thinks you’re so happy and so wealthy and such a big star, but you’re really kind of lonely and don’t know how to stop it.