Passively Related Quotes



Instead of reality being passively recorded by the brain, it is actively constructed by it.

David Eagleman


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Conformity"?the natural instinct to passively yield to that vague something recognized as authority.

Mark Twain


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...though she had not had the strength to shake off the spell that bound her to him she had lost all spontaneity of feeling, and seemed to herself to be passively awaiting a fate she could not avert.

Edith Wharton


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The sun of quality does not revolve around the subjects and objects of our existence. It does not just passively illuminate them. It is not subordinate to them in any way. It has CREATED them. They are subordinate to IT.

Robert M. Pirsig


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To say a grid is limiting is to say that language is limiting, or typography is limiting. It is up to us to use these media critically or passively.

Ellen Lupton


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Evaluating the benefits and drawbacks of any relaitonship is your responsibility. You do not have to passively accept what is brought to you. You can choose.

Deborah


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Patience is waiting. Not passively waiting. That is laziness. But to keep going when the going is hard and slow - that is patience. The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.

Leo Tolstoy


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Properly measured, the average actively managed dollar must underperform the average passively managed dollar, net of costs. Empirical analyses that appear to refute this principle are guilty of improper measurement.

William Forsyth Sharpe


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In a society governed passively by free markets and free elections, organized greed always defeats disorganized democracy.

Matt Taibbi


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To change your circumstances, first start thinking differently. Do not passively accept unsatisfactory circumstances, but form a picture in your mind of circumstances as they should be. Believe and succeed.

Norman Vincent Peale


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