We have collected the best Balances Quotes by famous authors including Nathan Myhrvold, Maria Ressa, Sandra Bullock, Trish Regan, Mark V. Hurd and many others, we hope that among them you will find the right thought.
The prize for ultimate inefficiency goes to America. We have built in so many checks and balances that our ‘leaders’ are the most thoroughly hogtied of any on Earth.
Truth matters. Checks and balances matter.
The universe, it balances. It makes sure you don’t get a head that’s too big. I love it.
Who needs checks and balances when the left, seemingly, knows and can decide right from wrong? When the left can decide what can be said and what cannot be said? When the left can decide how much money you’re allowed to make or whether or not you deserve health care? It is a quest for power. And, it is dangerous.
Processes break in two ways. They break because they don’t have the right checks and balances and because they don’t have the right execution.
Mark V. Hurd
Cycling’s primarily a pushing motion, and skiing is more pulling, so it kind of balances out the body.
In summary, the Romans were opposed to tyranny in any form; and the feature of government to which they gave the most thought was an elaborate system of checks and balances.
Robert W. Welch, Jr.
Every year, virtually every governor balances the budget.
Spooning a seasonal fruit relish onto a plate of grilled king salmon is very much my style – flavorful, straightforward, and unfussy. I also like the way fresh, ripe fruit balances the richness of the salmon.
In a small lab, if you make a mistake, you can go in the next day and fix it. But here, when you are committed to spending a hundred thousand or a million dollars, you can’t fix it later. You need to have a system of checks and balances internally. In particle physics, that’s just part of the structure.
As a member of Congress, a coequal branch of government designed by our founders to provide checks and balances on the executive branch, I believe that lawmakers must fulfill our oversight duty as well as keep the American people informed of the current danger.
Tea Party attendees and health care town-hall protesters share the common belief that the extravagant spending of President Obama and the Democratic Party – absent any checks and balances – will eventually lead more people into government dependency, higher taxes, and, perhaps, our country’s financial ruin.
I’m just an actor. If it’s drama, I add as much humour as the part will stand. And if it’s a comedy, add as much drama as you can, so it balances out; you don’t wanna be too serious.
Arm balances, in general, are excellent for strength-building.
One of the things you learn as a journalist is that when there’s no accountability, we humans are capable of tremendous avarice and venality. That’s true of union bosses – and of corporate tycoons. Unions, even flawed ones, can provide checks and balances for flawed corporations.
Biographies are no longer written to explain or explore the greatness of the great. They redress balances, explore secret weaknesses, demolish legends.
A. S. Byatt
I love the Manuka Doctor ApiRefine CC Cream in SPF 20. it balances out the skin and creates a great base for foundation.
I think there are periods in this country when behavior is abhorrent: McCarthy, Watergate, Bill Clinton. It’s just a question of how the checks and balances in the American system work and how leaders stand up to it or don’t stand up to it.
I like the evening in India, the one magic moment when the sun balances on the rim of the world, and the hush descends, and ten thousand civil servants drift homeward on a river of bicycles, brooding on the Lord Krishna and the cost of living.
Religion forbids us from assuming a God-like character. This is especially true in politics and government, where limiting the power of the state, division of powers, and the doctrine of checks and balances are established in order to prevent accumulation of power that might lead to such Godly claims.
I think for me, I get so much love that it balances or overpowers the hate. When I started making music, it was kind of flawless for me. I didn’t get any hate early in my hip-hop career.
It seems to me that the idea traditionally defended of endeavoring to maintain existing ethnic balances simply doesn’t work any more.
William F. Buckley, Jr.
I take care to only teach courses about fiction film. I believe that this balances and broadens my documentary work.
Bad debt is debt that makes you poorer. I count the mortgage on my home as bad debt, because I’m the one paying on it. Other forms of bad debt are car payments, credit card balances, or other consumer loans.
Is it harder having kids and working? It definitely is, but the payoff is you get to go home to your kids, and it all balances out. And I know I’m a better mother when I’m engaged in something outside of the house.
The time I save setting up and cleaning up probably balances out by the time I spend on output.
The checks and balances is a way to prevent government from either devolving into an autocratic tyranny or an autocratic mob mentality.
To bring down your credit card balances, write down the benefits of reducing your debt. No more gnawing feeling that you’re throwing money away, perhaps. More money flowing to other financial objectives. Then consult the list when you have doubts.
Balance is a good thing – checks and balances are a good thing.
The Knesset has balances that will not allow it to pass legislation that would destroy democracy from within.
I’ll always understand the Schadenfreude aspect to short-selling. I get that no one will always like it. I’m also convinced to the deepest part of my bones that short-selling plays the role of real-time financial watchdog. It’s one of the few checks and balances in the market.
Maintaining checks and balances on the power of the Judiciary Branch and the other two branches is vital to keep the form of government set up by our Founding Fathers.
There are a lot of perks that come with fame, and with every positive there’s a negative, and then it all kind of balances out.
You can harvest any data that you want, on anybody. You can infer any data that you like, and you can use it to manipulate them in any way that you choose. And you can roll out an algorithm that genuinely makes massive differences to people’s lives, both good and bad, without any checks and balances.
As someone who has been known for the way they’ve been dressed, it’s almost OK for me to wear New Balances and sweat pants. I’m not necessarily moulding trends, but it’s OK if I’m not adhering to them.
Capitalism does millions of things better than the alternatives. It balances supply and demand in an elegant way that central planning has never come close to.
Our founders recognized that ‘men were not angels’ and that checks and balances in government were critical to avoid threats to the rule of law.
I work mostly during the week, and on the weekend I get to hang out with friends, so it balances out pretty well.
As a member of Congress, I believe Congress must provide oversight of actions by the Executive Branch as our system of checks and balances requires.
Charles B. Rangel
A parliamentary democracy that has developed its delicate balances over hundreds of years will not give up its sovereign rights.
I have always advocated doing everything possible to pay off credit card balances; it’s good financial management and the ticket to a strong FICO credit score.
I use a lot of citrus for seasoning. There’s lemon or lime juice in just about everything, and that balances with salt very nicely. Things like toasted cumin seeds for the beans. The use of fresh herbs like oregano and cilantro.
A beautiful deleveraging balances the three options. In other words, there is a certain amount of austerity, there is a certain amount of debt restructuring, and there is a certain amount of printing of money. When done in the right mix, it isn’t dramatic.
Being able to go home to my kid is such a relief because he’s such a happy kid. He balances my life out in such a good way.
I love masculine cuts with suits and chunky jewellery. My hair is so glam, it balances it out, and it’s comfy!
In our system of democracy, our government works on a system of checks and balances. Instead of stripping power from the courts, I believe we should follow the process prescribed in our Constitution – consideration of a Constitutional amendment.
In Belarus, the government is a kind of presidential monarchy with no checks, no balances, and no rule of law.
Why can’t Google, which likes to see itself as a ‘Don’t Be Evil’ benevolent force in society, just write us a big check for using our stories, so we can keep checks and balances alive and continue to provide the search engine with our stories?
We must have systems of checks and balances to make sure that those people who are making critical decisions for our country are held accountable, and nowhere is that more important than in the area of national security.
Chris Van Hollen
There’s value in checks and balances. And there’s value in having independence in the governor’s office with respect to the legislature.
But life is long. And it is the long run that balances the short flare of interest and passion.
I feel that exercise really balances me. Then I layer on the other obligations that I have.
Our system of government works best when there are checks and balances led by independent entities that are empowered to conduct fair and rigorous oversight. These are the same principles enshrined in the founding document of our country – our Constitution.
One thing we know about government after the New Deal is that checks and balances through whistle-blowing is terrible policy.
Our culture is just a series of checks and balances. The whole idea that we’re in a battle between tyranny and freedom – it’s a series of pendulum swings.
Women tend to take care of men a lot, but I like a guy who balances that out and takes care of me, too.
I am running to fix the economy, restore the constitutional system of checks and balances and to end this game of crony capitalism by the ruling class in Washington.
In 2006, the Congress had approved plans to allow the Fed, beginning in 2011, to pay interest on banks’ reserve balances. In the fall of 2008, the Congress moved up the effective date of this authority to October 2008.
Politicians, in many cases – their moral code will be dictated by what can get them reelected, what they can get away with. When you’re out of office, I guess you’re freed from those checks and balances.
The 20th century shows that the form of government that we take for granted, a constitutional democratic republic with checks and balances and a rule of law – that form of government is usually temporary.
Timothy D. Snyder
Our country, if you read the ‘Federalist Papers,’ is about disagreement. It’s about pitting faction against faction, divided government, checks and balances. The hero in American political tradition is the man who stands up to the mob – not the mob itself.
Our carefully constructed system of checks and balances is being negated by the rise of a fourth branch, an administrative state of sprawling departments and agencies that govern with increasing autonomy and decreasing transparency.
We are a democracy: there are enough checks and balances in our country, and we have an impeccable record of not contributing in any way to nuclear proliferation.
I’m very confident that Nick Hornby always gets it right as a writer. He has the vernacular and passion. He is adroit and dry, and balances humor with the humanity of life.
One of the things that happens that’s challenging within the democratic process is that people say, ‘Look at this failure, so we should totally change this whole thing.’ And then you add in tons of bureaucratic process and checks and balances, and all of a sudden, it doesn’t work that well.
We never thought ‘Say Something’ would be a holiday song. I’m still surprised that it’s resonating at this time of year. Maybe that’s why it’s working so well – it balances out all the joy.
This used to be a government of checks and balances. Now it’s all checks and no balances.
Trade balances are determined by national savings propensities, not exchange rates.
My budget is similar to the Penny Plan, which cuts 1 percent a year for five or six years and balances the budget.
Everyone is using the same programs, everyone is looking at the same opening ideas. I wouldn’t say everyone is necessarily the same in terms of talent or ability, but when you’re able to prepare games that go so deep that you don’t have to think, really, it balances out the field.
You need basically some accountability rules, which means democratic checks and balances at the euro zone level, and definitely, you have to increase convergence in terms of taxes, in terms of social affairs and so on.
I strongly believe that the Founding Fathers of our country got it right: power corrupts, and any time you have too much power concentrated in one place, it tends to get abused, so checks and balances are always needed.
Whenever you go on TV, there are so many checks and balances; it’s a big business with a lot of rules. Stand-up is intimate and the freest, most lawless place I’ve ever been able to go.
Paying interest on reserve balances enables the Fed to break the strong link between the quantity of reserves and the level of the federal funds rate and, in turn, allows the Federal Reserve to control short-term interest rates when reserves are plentiful.
Salt’s relationship to flavor is multidimensional: It has its own particular taste, and it both balances and enhances the flavor of other ingredients.
I think most of us in America want our security. There’re so many people out there that are fearful and now with this realization of immigration, with the terrorists, we need to have better checks and balances in regards to who’s emigrating into our country.
I think it’s a very powerful notion, the notion that our personal views, although closely held, are not necessarily right. That part of what is noble is making sure there are checks and balances and a plurality of opinions.