We have collected the best Adept Quotes by famous authors including Dee Hock, Todd Gitlin, Karin Slaughter, Ann Reinking, Ro Khanna and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
Success follows those adept at preserving the substance of the past by clothing it in the forms of the future.
Americas are, for a variety of reasons, the most adept at producing the kind of entertainment that delivers easy satisfactions.
When you read a book, you are letting another person distract your thoughts and work your emotions. If they are adept, there’s nothing better than turning off and getting lost.
I like meeting people from other walks of life and finding out about other worlds, and knowing that I’m fairly adept at one world and really stupid in many others.
One thing I want to do is get Silicon Valley to think harder about those who have been left behind by the technology revolution. It has created huge winners for those who are able to understand it and are adept at it. But it has also displaced a tremendous number of jobs.
I grew up loving watching movies, and at a certain point, I started to become fascinated with making movies. Then I went to film school, and I got to dabble with different aspects of moviemaking, and I ended up settling heavily into editing – editing was what I was really adept at, had a passion for.
Innovation has its limits, of course, and Salesforce has proved adept at supplementing its growth with acquisitions, a tool long available to older rivals like Oracle and SAP.
I was a hyperactive kid, and it took awhile for me to find the right teacher. My master was a Shaolin kung fu teacher, but he also taught tai chi, Chinese medicine, brush painting – he was adept at all facets of Chinese culture.
I may not be as lyrically adept as Jay-Z and Morrissey, but at least I can sing what I feel.
I’ve discovered as an author that the process of writing a novel becomes harder over time, not easier. I used to think the reverse must be true, that it would be like any task, and the more I practiced, the more adept I’d become.
Once you’re in a particular country, and you’re surrounded by musicians who are so adept at traditional music, you suddenly realize how much there is to explore and digest and learn and experience.
The Internet is especially adept at compressing humanity and making it easy to forget there are people behind tweets, posts, and memes.
The successful entrepreneurs on the free market will be the ones most adept at anticipating future business conditions. Yet, the forecasting can never be perfect, and entrepreneurs will continue to differ in the success of their judgments. If this were not so, no profits or losses would ever be made in business.
Newspapers and magazines are vanishing. But science writers are not. In fact, they are becoming so adept and varied that I hardly have time to read ‘Gawker’ anymore.
The young are adept at learning, but even more adept at avoiding it.
P. J. O’Rourke
I think that perhaps the classic propagandists of the – in the Second World War was Winston Churchill. He was extremely skilled and adept at it.
We have to move into the 21st century, but we should do so with great care to build a ‘bi-literate’ brain that has the circuitry for ‘deep reading’ skills and, at the same time, is adept with technology.
Tennessee Williams was so adept at portraying characters who are both fallible and vulnerable. Women were a huge influence in his life, his mother and sister in particular.
Control and surrender have to be kept in balance. That’s what surfers do – take control of the situation, then be carried, then take control. In the last few thousand years, we’ve become incredibly adept technically. We’ve treasured the controlling part of ourselves and neglected the surrendering part.
Bullying leaves permanent psychological scarring and young people become adept at learning what hurts, verbally and psychologically. Looks, personality and status are all easy targets, and particularly difficult to change.
Yeah, I like to keep myself interested – I’ll kind of throw myself into some area that I don’t completely know or understand, that I’m not adept at, so I’m forced to swim in order to stay afloat. There’s a good feeling that comes from that.
Few of us boggle – though we should – at the fact that Louis Armstrong sang and played trumpet with similar panache, or that Leonard Bernstein and Benjamin Britten were equally adept as composers, conductors and pianists.
A leader who is self-aware enough to know that he or she is not adept at everything is one who has taken the first step toward being a great leader.
I have a lot of girl friends who are very adept at making friends, and guys are just not.
Like any good RPG, ‘Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning’ is adept at digging its claws into that part of your brain that just loves accomplishing things.
I started off as an artiste and later a producer. All these aspects are interconnected. I became adept at every field – acting, producing, stunts and distributions. I never found anything tough.
Most states, for all their rhetoric in favour of free trade, are adept at trying to manipulate markets to protect and advantage their own producers.
I’m relatively physically adept and I like throwing myself around. Once, twice, but then you get to nine, ten, eleven and to try and make it look realistic all the time, that’s not very pleasant.
People in America and Hollywood are very good at pronouncing my name, to begin with. Socially, they’re very adept at listening to somebody’s name and repeating it, cleverly in the first couple of sentences so the name sticks to begin with.
It is pure mythology that women cannot perform as well as men in science, engineering and mathematics. In my experience, the opposite is true: Women are often more adept and patient at untangling complex problems, multitasking, seeing the possibilities in new solutions and winning team support for collaborative action.
I definitely rediscovered reading for pleasure by devoting such a large swath of my time to sitting on airplanes. I am now painfully adept at removing my shoes so as to have the least amount of foot surface area touching an airport floor.
Not to brag, but I do think I’ve gotten pretty adept on PowerPoint… except that I can’t figure out how to use Excel!
American culture is very good at interpersonal relationships and people skills, whereas we’re incredibly adept at academics and straightforward 19th-century Victorian education.
I don’t have social media, and I’m not, I guess, that adept at being on the Internet.
You become adept at mixing different colours, looks and trends as you grow older.
Shweta Bachchan Nanda
One of the hallmarks that a British actor brings to his public persona is an adept sense of self-deprecation – see Daniel Craig and Damian Lewis.
In the market, the fittest are those most able to serve the consumers; in government, the fittest are those most adept at wielding coercion and/or those most adroit at making demagogic appeals to the voting public.
I’m intrigued by people who are super adept at manipulating their own image. We all do it to a certain extent.
Few bands in hard rock history have been so adept at balancing the awesome and trivial as Van Halen in their prime.
The worst thing for a kid is to move around and switch schools, but as an actor, you go from job to job, meeting strangers and becoming very close right away. I’ve become adept at that.
The bottom line is how do we best provide for the security of the traveling public in light of a determined enemy who is adept at constructing well-designed, well-concealed devices which would not show up in a walk-through metal detector? We’re trying to employ the best technology to identify any possible threat.
I was very adept at acquiring languages.
France has long been regarded as the most adept at stealing trade secrets.
Bad things happen. And the human brain is especially adept at making sure that we keep track of these events. This is an adaptive mechanism important for survival.