Priorities quotes

  • We have followed a path of moderation, development is our priority, national unity, good community relations, Muslims and non Muslims, this is what has given us the advantage.
    -- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

    #Community #Priorities #Atheism

  • In those moments when priorities clash always stay guided by your values, not your perceived necessities.
    -- Adam Braun

    #Priorities #Moments #Clash

  • I would like to mention that I have flown the 262 first in May ‘43. At this time, the aircraft was completely secret. I first knew of the existence of this aircraft only early in ‘42 - even in my position. This aircraft didn’t have any priority in design or production.
    -- Adolf Galland

    #Design #Priorities #Secret

  • Our priorities require that all children of Palestine, men and women, be ready for conflict, both from the standpoint of training and from the standpoint of armament.
    -- Ahmed Yassin

    #Children #Women #Priorities

  • It's always the music first for me. But if the music isn't selling, there isn't gonna be no business. So you gotta make sure music is always the first priority.
    -- Akon

    #Priorities #Firsts #Selling

  • In digital era, privacy must be a priority. Is it just me, or is secret blanket surveillance obscenely outrageous?
    -- Al Gore

    #Priorities #Secret #Surveillance

  • It is the most ambitious and driven among us who are the most sorely in need of having our reckless hopes dampened through immersive dousings in the darkness which religions have explored. This is a particular priority for secular Americans, perhaps the most anxious and disappointed people on earth, for their nation infuses them with the most extreme hopes about what they may be able to achieve in their working lives and relationships.
    -- Alain de Botton

    #Atheist #People #Priorities

  • I have two or three shows that I follow, and even those are few and far, when I can see them on Netflix. I don't really watch anything on TV. It's not really a priority for me.
    -- Alan Ritchson

    #Two #Priorities #Netflix

  • The man who gives his own decisions priority over society is a criminal.
    -- Alfred Bester

    #Men #Giving #Priorities

  • For me the most important thing is to spread the Hindu knowledge about the soul. This is more important than any other knowledge and is my main priority.
    -- Alfred Ford

    #Priorities #Soul #Important

  • Every democracy must involve civil society in the process of establishing budgets, and all sectors of society must be consulted to determine what the real priorities of the population are. Lobbies, including military contractors and other representatives of the military-industrial complex, must not be allowed to hijack these priorities to the detriment of the population's real needs.
    -- Alfred-Maurice de Zayas

    #Military #Real #Priorities

  • If you censor yourself, if you cannot articulate your needs, if you cannot articulate your priorities, then whatever you do, putting a little cross in a ballot box, etc, does not represent your view. It is an act of desperation.
    -- Alfred-Maurice de Zayas

    #Views #Priorities #Doe

  • The quality of my life has changed dramatically - not the events - but the way I handle them and my priorities and my sense of drama.
    -- Ali MacGraw

    #Drama #Priorities #Quality

  • When I'm in the U.S. Senate, I will fiercely oppose the president's attack on Kentucky's coal industry, because protecting our jobs will be my No. 1 priority.
    -- Alison Lundergan Grimes

    #Jobs #Kentucky #Priorities

  • When you find yourself on stage singing and you are embarrassed about what you are singing in front of your peers, then you have to think about your priorities.
    -- Alison Moyet

    #Thinking #Priorities #Finding Yourself

  • We are different because our brain is wired differently. This causes us to perceive the world in different ways and have different values and priorities. Not better or worse - different.
    -- Allan Pease

    #Priorities #Brain #Different

  • What can we do to make the world's children a priority...
    -- Alyssa Milano

    #Children #Priorities #World

  • My family are my priority but I've always had a strong work ethic and I like to be busy.
    -- Amanda Holden

    #Strong #Work Ethic #Priorities

  • plagiarism, n. A literary coincidence compounded of a discreditable priority and an honorable subsequence.
    -- Ambrose Bierce

    #Priorities #Coincidence #Plagiarism

  • The priority must be the unification of the world titles to straighten things out. But we should not wait that long anymore to change the situation, because we are running out of time
    -- Anatoly Karpov

    #Running #Long #Priorities

  • Talent is the No. 1 priority for a CEO. You think it's about vision and strategy, but you have to get the right people first.
    -- Andrea Jung

    #Thinking #People #Priorities

  • Pickups, S.U.V.'s, vans and the like represent about 80 million vehicles, with mileage of perhaps 13 to 16 miles per gallon. Converting those should be our first priority.
    -- Andy Grove

    #Priorities #Firsts #Should

  • As counterintuitive as it seems, generosity begins wherever you are. It is important to make generosity a priority.
    -- Andy Stanley

    #Generosity #Priorities #Important

  • The language of priorities is the religion of socialism.
    -- Aneurin Bevan

    #Priorities #Language #Socialism

  • Whoever decides to dedicate their life to politics knows that earning money isn't the top priority.
    -- Angela Merkel

    #Money #Uprising #Priorities

  • There is, then, a logical priority about the arrangements, and logic has nothing to do with time.
    -- Anthony Stafford Beer

    #Priorities #Logic #Logical

  • The best artists are people who don't consider themselves artists, and the people who do are usually the most pretentious and annoying. They've got their priorities wrong. They're just doing it to be artists rather than because they want to do it.
    -- Aphex Twin

    #Artist #People #Priorities

  • When popularity is your only goal, doing well in class is going to feature very low, if at all, on your priority list.
    -- Arabella Weir

    #Class #Goal #Priorities

  • You can't be 100% perfect, but try to evaluate things and do what's right. If you just make every effort to do the right thing, you'll come out ok. It comes down to priorities and making good decisions.
    -- Archie Manning

    #Perfect #Effort #Priorities

  • There is no doubt that our nation's security and defeating terrorism trump all other priorities.
    -- Arlen Specter

    #Priorities #Doubt #Terrorism

  • My top priority is for people to understand that they have the power to change things themselves.
    -- Aung San Suu Kyi

    #People #Priorities

  • On this International Day, let us promise to make peace not just a priority, but a passion. Let us pledge to do more, wherever we are in whatever way we can, to make every day a day of peace.
    -- Ban Ki-moon

    #Peace #Passion #Priorities

  • Gender equality and women's empowerment have been a top priority for me from day one as Secretary-General. And I am committed to making sure that the U.N. leads by example.
    -- Ban Ki-moon

    #Priorities #Empowerment #Example

  • I marched with you in the streets of Chicago to meet our immigration challenge. I fought with you in the Senate for comprehensive immigration reform. And I will make it a top priority in my first year as President.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Years #Priorities #Challenges

  • Ensuring that the US continues to lead the world in science and technology will be a central priority for my administration.
    -- Barack Obama

    #Technology #Priorities #World

  • So at the end of the day, our number 1 goal, our top priority, is to motivate American youngsters to reject the abuse of illegal drugs, tobacco and alcohol. All three of them are illegal behaviors.
    -- Barry McCaffrey

    #Numbers #Goal #Priorities

  • Weather can kill you so fast. The first priority of survival is getting protection from the extreme weather.
    -- Bear Grylls

    #Weather #Priorities #Survival

  • I think there's a settled quality, there's a gravitas that comes with aging and with being a parent because you certainly come to recognize that there's nothing else that takes greater priority than raising your children.
    -- Benjamin Bratt

    #Children #Thinking #Priorities

  • If we set our priority "the removal of all risk", we'll soon have sterile, stagnant, and unstimulating learning environments.
    -- Benjamin Carson

    #Priorities #Risk #Environment

  • I conceive that the great part of the miseries of mankind are brought upon them by false estimates they have made of the value of things.
    -- Benjamin Franklin

    #Gratitude #Priorities #Misery

  • Being with my family is my highest priority.
    -- Bethenny Frankel

    #Priorities #My Family

  • Physically my brain is in great shape. My motor functions are fine, but I think going through the whole ordeal... coming pretty close to death, may have affected my priorities.
    -- Bill Berry

    #Thinking #Priorities #Brain

  • One of the greatest priorities of the church today is to mobilize the laity to do the work of evangelism.
    -- Billy Graham

    #Priorities #Church #Today

  • Unless we make education a priority, an entire generation of Americans could miss out on the American dream.
    -- Blanche Lincoln

    #Dream #Priorities #Missing

  • Improving our national intelligence capabilities should remain a top priority and a continual process.
    -- Blanche Lincoln

    #Priorities #Process #Should

  • God’s priority isn’t your destination but your development. God’s priority isn’t the dream but the dreamer.
    -- Bo Sanchez

    #Dream #Priorities #Development

  • Happiness is not on my list of priorities. I just deal with day-to-day things. If I'm happy, I'm happy - and if I'm not, I don't know the difference. Knowing that you are the person you were put on this earth to be - that's much more important than just being happy.
    -- Bob Dylan

    #Differences #Knowing #Priorities

  • You must make your dream a priority in order for it to become your life
    -- Bob Proctor

    #Dream #Order #Priorities

  • I think four Olympics is probably enough. Five Olympics is a long time, but there's nothing wrong with that if I'm into it and I'm healthy and my priorities can fit around that.
    -- Bode Miller

    #Thinking #Long #Priorities

  • People want athletes to cater to their image of what an athlete should be, but they also want them to fail so they can feel like their screwups are all right. If I make a priority shift, I'll make it because it's best for me.
    -- Bode Miller

    #Athlete #People #Priorities

  • The moment you say, 'I want to do a role,' the story suffers. I don't set priorities in terms of roles or scripts.
    -- Boman Irani

    #Priorities #Suffering #Roles

  • I'm starting to judge success by the time I have for myself, the time I spend with family and friends. My priorities aren't amending; they're shifting.
    -- Brendan Fraser

    #Judging #Priorities #Family And Friends

  • My point was that removing Saddam should not have been our highest priority. Fighting terrorism should have been our number one concern, followed by the Palestinian peace process.
    -- Brent Scowcroft

    #Fighting #Numbers #Priorities

  • I think the government has to reposition environment on top of their national and international priorities.
    -- Brian Mulroney

    #Thinking #Government #Priorities

  • We decided that the environment was an integral part of our policies and the political thrust of our government. We gave it the priority and we sustained it with the money required to make it happen.
    -- Brian Mulroney

    #Government #Priorities #Political

  • When I appointed the Minister of the Environment to major cabinet status, the Planning and Priorities committee, the signals that that sent through Ottawa were major, because that's what the bureaucracy understands.
    -- Brian Mulroney

    #Priorities #Ottawa #Cabinets

  • You can get control of your tasks and activities only to the degree that you stop doing some things and start spending more time on the few activities that can really make a difference in your life.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Differences #Priorities #Making A Difference

  • No matter how many personal productivity techniques you master, there will always be more to do than you can ever accomplish in the time you have available to you, no matter how much it is.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Priorities #Technique #Matter

  • Your ability to select your most important task at each moment, and then to get started on that task and to get it done both quickly and well, will probably have more of an impact on your success than any other quality or skill you can develop.
    -- Brian Tracy

    #Impact #Skills #Priorities

  • The very damaging, frightening part of postpartum is the lack of perspective and the lack of priority and understanding what is really important.
    -- Brooke Shields

    #Perspective #Priorities #Understanding

  • People habitat has to take priority over bird habitat.
    -- Byron Dorgan

    #People #Priorities #Bird

  • When safety is our priority, we live our lives being very, very careful, and we wind up having no lives
    -- Byron Katie

    #Wind #Safety #Priorities

  • First and foremost, God is the true hero of the story. No matter how captivating the other characters may be, our top priority is to discover what the Bible reveals about God.
    -- Carolyn Custis James

    #Hero #Character #Priorities

  • NBC's priorities are Jimmy Fallon and Jay Leno, and then there's me.
    -- Carson Daly

    #Nbc #Priorities #Jimmy

  • If you've got a deadline and you're an artist, you've just got to be on the case - nothing else can come in the way, or you won't make good work... the people around you just have to understand.
    -- Catherine Yass

    #Artist #People #Priorities

  • My top three priorities for my first term in Congress are growing our economy; providing for quality, affordable health care; and keeping our nation and communities safe.
    -- Cathy McMorris Rodgers

    #Community #Priorities #Quality

  • If you align your priorities in such a way that puts people first, everything begins to make more sense.
    -- Chalene Johnson

    #People #Priorities #Way

  • We realize our dilemma goes deeper than shortage of time; it is basically a problem of priorities. We confess, we have left undone those things that ought to have done; and we have done those things which we ought not to have done.
    -- Charles Hummel

    #Focus #Priorities #Done

  • The Iraq war took priority over domestic disaster prevention.
    -- Charles Rangel

    #War #Iraq #Priorities

  • I am focused, organized, and easily able to honor the priorities that need my attention.
    -- Cheryl Richardson

    #Priorities #Honor #Needs

  • When elected, I will make education funding a top priority and I believe we must ensure those dollars reach our children and the classroom
    -- Chris Christie

    #Children #Believe #Priorities

  • At this point in my career I feel that the Tour takes priority. There may come a time at some point down the line where other races may take preference, but for 2015, it`s the Tour.
    -- Chris Froome

    #Race #Careers #Priorities

  • Our spending priorities are clearly in question when we are increasing bond indebtedness on pet projects such as museums while our infrastructure is allegedly failing. Mississippians are spending more on basic needs than ever. They don’t need their state government making that worse.
    -- Chris McDaniel

    #Museums #Government #Priorities

  • The ultimate priority of humanity should not be to savour the power given to us, but rather to account for the according responsibility.
    -- Christian Harrison

    #Responsibility #Priorities #Humanity

  • For the vast majority of places in America, there is no way you can build a security system such as we have here because of the high priority this rates in terms of terrorist interests.
    -- Christopher Bond

    #America #Priorities #Majority

  • Unfortunately, many people do not consider fun an important item on their daily agenda. For me, that was always a high priority in whatever I was doing.
    -- Chuck Yeager

    #Fun #People #Priorities

  • Having children really changes your priorities.
    -- Cindy Crawford

    #Children #Priorities #Having Children

  • Suspicion," he said. "Directed by Alfred Hitchcock. He's a genius." "Starring Cary Grant." When Lucas gave me a look, I added, "You have your priorities, I have mine.
    -- Claudia Gray

    #Priorities #Looks #Genius

  • A servant church must have as its priority solidarity with the poor.
    -- Claudio Hummes

    #Priorities #Church #Poor

  • The day after Republicans won solid majorities in the House and Senate, House Speaker John Boehner and Senate Majority Leader-to-be Mitch McConnell outlined priorities for the newly elected Congress. High on the list is fundamental tax reform. In addition to overhauling the federal tax code, however, Congress should rein in the Internal Revenue Service.
    -- Cleta Mitchell

    #Leader #House #Priorities

  • The most important part of every business is to know what ought to be done.
    -- Columella

    #Priorities #Important #Done

  • Is bankrupting this great country the top priority of this administration?
    -- Corrine Brown

    #Country #Priorities #Administration

  • My son is my routine and priority, period!
    -- Cory Hardrict

    #Son #Priorities #Routine

  • My priority is to hang out with the ones I love - my family, my loved ones.
    -- Cote de Pablo

    #Priorities #I Love My Family #Loved Ones

  • Our greatest priority as Christian parents is to gradually transfer our children's dependence away from us until it rests solely on God.
    -- Craig Groeschel

    #Christian #Children #Priorities

  • In societies where coolness and being cool is a top priority, the religious replace the word 'religious' with 'spiritual' to make their faiths seem less extreme.
    -- Criss Jami

    #Spiritual #Religious #Priorities

  • Unless you have already put God first, for example, what you will have to do to be financially secure, impress other people, or fulfill your desires will invariably lead you against God's wishes. That is why the first of the Ten Commandments, “You shall have no gods who take priority over me,” is the first of the Ten Commandments.
    -- Dallas Willard

    #People #Priorities #Wish

  • Desires dictate our priorities, priorities shape our choices, and choices determine our actions.
    -- Dallin H. Oaks

    #Choices #Priorities #Desire

  • By cutting critical domestic programs such as education, health, environmental protection, and veterans' services, this budget reveals misplaced priorities.
    -- Dan Lipinski

    #Cutting #Priorities #Environmental

  • One of the things I really learned from my first term is the importance of focusing. In that sense, it is a deliberate effort. What I look at with each vote is that priority of whether its good for the middle class or not.
    -- Dan Maffei

    #Class #Effort #Priorities

  • Make Money a CENTRAL priority.  This has nothing to do with greed and consumption and everything to do with life force and power.
    -- Danielle LaPorte

    #Priorities #Greed #Making Money

  • A marriage is a solemn affair. The tempest of emotions and the myriad of arrangements are giddying, and when one is faced with these, clothing seems to be the last of one's priorities.
    -- Daphne Guinness

    #Priorities #Lasts #Emotion

  • Just making sure the boys are okay is my priority in life, and that takes up all of my time right now.
    -- Darren Clarke

    #Boys #Priorities #Okay

  • Your priorities, passions, goals, and fears are shown clearly in the flow of your money.
    -- Dave Ramsey

    #Passion #Goal #Priorities

  • How you handle or mishandle your money tells us who you are and, more important, it tells YOU who you are. Your priorities, passions, goals, and fears are shown clearly in the flow of your money. Your value system, or lack of one causes money to flow around you, passed you, or to you. When money is in your possession, what you do with it screams loudly who you are.
    -- Dave Ramsey

    #Passion #Goal #Priorities

  • Ensuring Americans have access to adequate medical care should be a priority for all of us.
    -- Dave Reichert

    #Priorities #Adequate #Care

  • If you’re at zero backlog, it’s a whole lot easier to change priorities.
    -- David Allen

    #Zero #Priorities #Easier

  • You don't manage priorities, you have them.
    -- David Allen

    #Priorities #Manage

  • I'm not saying that I won't tour again, but the chances are slim because my priorities are different now.
    -- David Cassidy

    #Priorities #Slim #Different

  • Netanyahu is partnering up with Boehner to kick Obama in the teeth and sabotage one of the president's top diplomatic priorities. He is essentially telling American Jews to get lost: 'I have no regard for the president you support and no regard for your own political needs and desires.'
    -- David Corn

    #Support #Priorities #Political