Stance Quotes

Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Stance Quotes from famous persons: Jo Swinson, Cecelia Ahern, Heather Mac Donald, Ernie Els, Jackson Katz. The wide variety of quotes available makes it possible to find a quote to suit your needs. You’ve likely heard some of the Stance Quotes before, but that’s because they truly are great.

I write human stories. I write about people. Not as a product of their environment. But from the stance that everybody is made of the same thing.
Cecelia Ahern
If Republicans want to change their stance on immigration, they should do so on the merits, not out of a belief that only immigration policy stands between them and a Republican Hispanic majority.
One of my tendencies is to let the ball drift too far forward in my stance, and it’s something I’ve been working on with David Leadbetter.
Ben Roethlisberger is a proven winner in athletic competition. But the measure of a true leader is how they conduct themselves 24/7, not just during a winning touchdown drive or a goal-line stance. Leadership isn’t something that gets switched off because the game clock expires.
I am convinced there is no more effective method of preventing a war than a decisive stance illustrating that we are ready at any moment to repel possible attack.
I think I’m a humanist. I believe all humans should have equal rights to live, express, flourish, love and dissent, irrespective of their gender, caste, class, socio-economic strata, disabilities, political stance, religion or faith.
With its largely agrarian society, Punjab is affected more than many other states by the Centre‘s anti-farmer stance.
Regardless of our political stance, we cannot afford to perpetuate the Western car-centric model.
My stance has always been that there’s no place in our sport for drug users. I’ve always said it’s a ban for life if you come up positive. I stand by that.
Maurice Greene
Britain should not be held back by the E.U.’s protectionist stance which keeps so many developing countries from growing their economies.
In greenside bunkers, the big thing is to adapt your stance to the shot. It’s rare that you get a flat lie in the sand, so I make sure to align my body to the slope. Then I blast the ball out by splashing the sand underneath it.
A lot of people view science as dull or boring, and I think the stance we take, using humour, not taking ourselves too seriously… I think people enjoy that. I think it’s quite refreshing.
Those who know my stance on Israeli democracy also know that there is nothing more foreign to me than the rejection of a position different to my own.
Probably only an art-worlder like me could assign deeper meaning to something as simple and silly as Tebowing. But, to us, anytime people repeat a stance or a little dance, alone or together, we see that it can mean something. Imagistic and unspoken language is our thing.
Southern conservatives care about government’s moral stance but don’t mind when it spends freely on behalf of their constituents. Western conservatives, by contrast, are soft-libertarians who want government out of people’s way on principle.
I feel like jeans and a T-shirt have become Establishment. Everyone‘s dressed down. So actually, putting on a jacket is the anti-Establishment stance.
You don’t have to get into, ‘I’m a leftist or a rightist, I’m Democrat or Republican.’ You don’t have to get into that kind of nitty gritty type of detail, but at the same time to show that you do have a stance is very, very important. To preach the good word of just being a good human being, being a humanitarian.
Taking a principled and consistent stance over Iraq has attracted much criticism from our detractors and opponents.
Criticism is an interesting beast. For some of us, it can be received, regardless of tone, and used to learn more about ourselves and work. For most, it can shut us down, belittling the opposing side‘s opinion, testing their ‘experience‘ in our field of choice, and ultimately leading to a harder stance, often misplaced.
Mark Brand
There may be circumstances in which damaging our relationship with countries over human rights is counterproductive and the benefits to human rights may be very small because of our limited capacity to enforce our stance. That was the dilemma the United States faced after Tiananmen Square.
You have to know what you’re doing to help people and have an important stance in life. You can only do that by staying focused, and I can’t lose focus for a second.
If you skate with an Olympic level skater, they make you so much better because you’re skating behind them, and you’re trying to imitate their stride and their stance. It’s like having the world’s greatest training wheels.
The Muslim Brotherhood-affiliated media outlets in Egypt tried to sour the ties between our two countries, but our ties are very strong. No negative stance has been taken by either side against the other. Rumors are being spread by the enemies of our two countries. We pay no attention to them.
I am thrilled and proud of Benjamin Watson for speaking up on behalf of innocent black lives, traditionally an unpopular stance in the mainstream media.
When you get into investing, your default stance should be ‘No,’ because most deals suck. Most deals won‘t make money. Most companies will fail.
I believe the government of the United States should re-examine its policies in the Middle East and adopt a more balanced stance toward the Palestinian cause.
My books are anti-absolutist and deeply distrustful of any religious stance that precludes the validity of any other.
In Europe, we will work towards having a common stance, while in France, we will strengthen our protection for asylum seekers whose lives are in danger because of their sexual orientation.
It might be good to be taught the basics like your stance when you first start playing.
We don’t compete with the Grammys. The Grammys compete with us. They have taken the stance that anybody who performs on ‘The American Music Awards‘ cannot appear on ‘The Grammys.’ I don’t agree with that philosophy.
The Concert for Bangladesh was just a moral stance.
A good stance and posture reflect a proper state of mind.
I think when you have the point guard guarding someone full court and just chasing the guy all around, always in the right spot, it just makes you want to get down in a stance and be his backup and have his help whenever he needs it. Or having the same energy that he has.
I think we’ve always thought that it’s important to have a positive relationships with local government rather than taking a confrontational kind of stance.
More and more political analysts and weak-kneed politicians are advising the historically pro-life Republican Party to abandon its pro-life stance for political gain. My first response is that if you cannot trust a party on the value of defending human life, how can you trust it on issues like marginal tax rates?
Sometimes, the smaller roles in movies can be the most interesting. If you only take the stance that you’ll only play central characters in movies, you’ll find yourself not being able to indulge in that morally grey terrain that makes support characters so rich and interesting.
It doesn’t affect my authority if I change my stance on something. If I have to reconsider a decision, I will.
In my experience, it’s common that deep truths exist at both extremes of a dialectic, and the wisest stance on an issue will incorporate ‘both of the opposites within itself.’
Your moral stance depends on what you think is being aborted. If you don’t believe it to be a person but part of a woman‘s body, of course you will be pro-choice. I would be virulently pro-choice if I didn’t believe it to be a person.
It’s not in baseball‘s interest or the players‘ interest to be taking this stance. It’s the people’s game.
Fay Vincent
When I first started playing metal, lyrically, I sort of related a little bit more to the punk and hardcore scenes, where there was a lot more veganism and straight-edge people and people taking a stance for causes that they believe in.
It’s in the best interest of the radical left types – best psychological and strategic interest – to refuse to admit to the possibility that reasonable people can object to their ideological staff. Because if reasonable people objected, that would imply that their ideological stance is not reasonable.
When I get the opportunity to do what I love while also taking a stance on things I believe in, it’s a very beautiful thing.
I’ve always said it’s easier for bands to make a hard stance – like, we don’t do commercials or whatever, blah blah blah – when you’ve sold billions of records. It’s super-easy to be righteous when you’re rich.
Some people say that given the government’s firm stance against genuine universal suffrage, our demands are impossible to achieve. But I believe activism is about making the impossible possible.
Karate is my main martial art; that is what I train in every day. It has always been in my life. Sumo is another Japanese martial art that I got into at an early age. It is something that has helped and added to my overall stance and is a good base. It is not something I necessarily use in all my fights, though.
When students leave college, they are like children who know nothing about the problems of life, and don’t have a political stance.
Oscar Niemeyer
I’m trying to protect what I advertise. That’s my stance on any kind of self-expression.
I’m a fan of Stance socks.
It was the anti-people stance of the Congress that had led to the emergence of BJP into power.
If you skate with an Olympic level skater, they make you so much better because you’re skating behind them, and you’re trying to imitate their stride and their stance. It’s like having the world’s greatest training wheels.
Democrats are fighting fire with fire. Our principled stance on Medicare and Social Security is absolutely no different than the Republicans’ stance on no revenue increases without cuts.
Judy Chu
The abortion controversy is important for what it says about our stance toward procreation and children altogether.
I always loved hitting a low fade to a back-right pin with the wind howling from the right. Not many guys could get it close in that situation, because they kept it low by just putting the ball back in their stance. You see, playing the ball back turns you into a one-trick pony – you can only hit hooks.
Everyone saw my karate stance against Ben Henderson and Daniel Straus. I pretty much wasn’t hit in those fights, and my attacks were almost 100 percent accurate.
Before any American points a finger at President Putin and calls him nasty names, they should recognize that a lot of Americans agree with Putin on his stance against homosexual and transgender people.
The British and French governments have taken a strong stance against ‘extremist contentonline when addressing their approach to tackling extremism.
I don’t take a stance to score political points. That’s not what I’m about. That’s not why the people hired me. If I do take a stand on something, it’s because I’ve thoroughly researched it.
While New York City cannot prevent other jurisdictions from selling firearms, it has taken a powerful stance against guns by divesting pension funds from gun manufacturers.
The second, and I think this is the much more overt and I think it is the main cause, I have been increasingly demonstrating or trying to demonstrate that every possible stance a critic, a scholar, a teacher can take towards a poem is itself inevitably and necessarily poetic.
Most tall golfers don’t have a lot of success. You have trouble getting steep on the ball too much. Stance, posture, all those things can be bad.
I think ‘everything sucks‘ is too often leaned upon as a comedic stance. It’s a really easy and pretty weak perspective.
Blues is the bedrock of everything I do. All the characters in my plays, their ideas and attitudes, the stance they adopt in the world, are all ideas and attitudes that are expressed in the blues.
Our only political stance is this: listen to these teachers.
I remember interviewing someone I actually felt bad for, and therefore didn’t want to take an ironic stance against him. It actually turned out to be a really funny piece.
Rob Corddry