Supportive quotes

  • I was brought up by a really proud, supportive family, so I have that sort of grounding.
    -- Aaron Taylor-Johnson

    #Supportive #Proud #Grounding

  • My mother was always supportive.
    -- Adam Lambert

    #Mother #Supportive

  • I'm the kindest, most supportive friend ever, probably to my own detriment, but I hope that I am toughening up a little bit.
    -- Aisha Tyler

    #Supportive #Littles

  • A lot of artists have really been supportive over the years.
    -- Al Yankovic

    #Artist #Years #Supportive

  • Actors are actually very supportive of each other.
    -- Alan Rickman

    #Supportive #Actors

  • Old friends, like old shoes, are comfortable. But old shoes, unlike old friends, tend not to be supportive: it is easier to stumble and sprain an ankle while wearing a pair of old shoes than it is in new shoes, with their less yielding leather.
    -- Alexander McCall Smith

    #Shoes #Old Friends #Supportive

  • My family couldn't be more supportive. They're worried and they're always in my business, and my mother does send me grad-school applications every now and again.
    -- Ana Ortiz

    #Mother #School #Supportive

  • Luckily for me I have a very supportive family and a loving group of friends.
    -- Andrew Rannells

    #Supportive #Groups #Supportive Family

  • My mom was always pretty supportive. She saw me do plays and she'd always act out the parts I did.
    -- Angela Bassett

    #Mom #Play #Supportive

  • Well, of course it was a very trying time for me, and fortunately I had a lot of people who were supportive. A lot of people who were writing and calling and saying they were praying for me. Some people sent me Scripture, and that helped.
    -- Anita Hill

    #Writing #People #Supportive

  • I am in no way supportive of hunting for trophies or sport - would never do it and don't like it that others do. But if you kill it, then eat it, it's fine.
    -- Anthony Bourdain

    #Sports #Hunting #Supportive

  • Anyone who loses a parent, you have to find those parts of yourself that your parent held true in themselves, especially if they're supportive parents.
    -- Anthony Rapp

    #Parent #Supportive #Supportive Parents

  • Michael Phelps is a good friend of mine, so I'm very supportive of him.
    -- Apolo Ohno

    #Good Friend #Supportive

  • Luckily my parents were not against my ambition, they've always been very supportive. But they were adamant that I went to university first.
    -- Archie Panjabi

    #Ambition #Parent #Supportive

  • There was nothing more important I could do than be supportive as a dad.
    -- Arne Duncan

    #Dad #Supportive #Important

  • The Humane Society is so great to work with. Because everyone there is so nice and supportive, and they're all animal lovers like me.
    -- Bella Thorne

    #Nice #Animal #Supportive

  • My family was loving... they were very supportive and very affectionate, and basically I could do what I wanted, and basically it wasn't anything dangerous, thank God.
    -- Bob Balaban

    #Supportive #Thank God #My Family

  • If Islam opposes terrorism, then Saudi Arabia should announce that no one supportive of ISIS or Al Qaeda is welcome in Mecca to make Hajj.
    -- Bob Enyart

    #Isis #Islam #Supportive

  • I have an incredibly supportive husband and family and an incredibly well-adjusted daughter.
    -- Bree Turner

    #Daughter #Husband #Supportive

  • When you talk about a 'broad-based business tax,' that's a pretty broad term. I don't know what that means. But it's not something I would be supportive of.
    -- Brian Sandoval

    #Mean #Supportive #Would Be

  • Hollywood has known this for quite a while: Cable is the place to go because they truly have a supportive network and they want to do things that cannot be seen on broadcast. That stimulates the writer-producer. Cable is king.
    -- Bryan Cranston

    #Kings #Supportive #Hollywood

  • I am 100 percent supportive of the stand-alone bill to repeal 'don't ask, don't tell' that Sens. Lieberman and Collins have now proposed, and indeed I will co-sponsor that legislation. It is time for this discriminatory policy to end, and I am willing to pursue any effective legislative path that could lead to that result
    -- Carl Levin

    #Supportive #Bills #Path

  • My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.
    -- Casey Affleck

    #Tree #Making Love #Supportive

  • I don't come from money or an educated family background or any sort of supportive family life, so all of my choices are made on my own.
    -- Cat Power

    #Choices #Supportive #Made

  • A good team is a great place to be, exciting, stimulating, supportive, successful. A bad team is horrible, a sort of human prison.
    -- Charles Handy

    #Team #Successful #Supportive

  • Growing up in a family of actors, what's great about it is that they're very supportive and they understand what it's like to be an actor - the rejections, the highs and lows... and having a common language with them is great because you have shorthand speech.
    -- Chris Pine

    #Growing Up #Rejection #Supportive

  • I am fully supportive of 'open service' and committed to LGBT military families.
    -- Chuck Hagel

    #Military #Supportive #Lgbt

  • When we begin to know ourselves in an open and self-supportive way, we take the first step to encourage our children to know themselves
    -- Daniel J. Siegel

    #Children #Self #Supportive

  • A chance to collaborate with one of my favorite bands in a completely open and supportive creative environment... some our best work.
    -- Dave Genn

    #Creative #Supportive #Collaboration

  • I've always had a special relationship with the U.K. fans, because even when I wasn't working they were very supportive.
    -- David Cassidy

    #Supportive #Special #Fans

  • I will not accept your guidance and critique unless you are supportive and nurturing. On the other hand, you need to be continually demanding.
    -- David Maister

    #Inspiring #Hands #Supportive

  • They were totally supportive, always saw everything I did. One of the thrills of my life was when they went to the theater to see something that I wasn't in. It opened doors for them that otherwise would have been totally closed.
    -- Derek Jacobi

    #Doors #Supportive #Saws

  • In almost any profession, even if you're the kid of an actor, people are very supportive and want to see the next generation.
    -- Dhani Harrison

    #Kids #People #Supportive

  • I got a publishing deal with BMG, they were supportive, and some money to record demos
    -- Duncan Sheik

    #Supportive #Records #Deals

  • The most guileful amongst the reporters are those who appear friendly and smile and seem to be supportive. They are the ones who will seek to gut you on every occasion.
    -- Ed Koch

    #Supportive #Friendly #Guts

  • This is life. Our bodies change. Our minds change. Our hearts change. Things are always evolving. I hope we can be supportive of each other and try to really have each other's backs, especially when we don't know the whole story.
    -- Emma Stone

    #Heart #Mind #Supportive

  • We're defining the competitive landscape... of who can provide the most supportive services that make life easier, keep track of things, that complement human memory in a way that helps us get things done,
    -- Eric Horvitz

    #Memories #Track #Supportive

  • Country music fans are extremely supportive. Once they're with you, they're with you for life.
    -- Faith Hill

    #Country #Supportive #Fans

  • My parents were hugely supportive like that. I was always the best - it's so embarrassing, isn't it? I was always the best at everything.
    -- Francesca Annis

    #Parent #Supportive #Embarrassing

  • Being an entrepreneur is hard. Having supportive and caring investors helps.
    -- Fred Wilson

    #Caring #Entrepreneur #Supportive

  • I started a theater called Steppenwolf. We've been very supportive of the veterans there.
    -- Gary Sinise

    #Supportive #Veteran #Theater

  • I probably owe an apology to fans that have been supportive and have not wanted to believe any of this was true. It takes a little bit of the sheen off of the mystique.
    -- George Michael

    #Believe #Apology #Supportive

  • I was often misquoted. I was supportive of my managers, even though they all may not think so.
    -- George Steinbrenner

    #Thinking #Supportive #May

  • My dad's supportive of all my endeavors.
    -- Georgia May Jagger

    #Dad #Supportive #Endeavor

  • The Getty family has been fully supportive throughout this situation, and for that, I am very grateful.
    -- Gordon Getty

    #Grateful #Supportive #Situation

  • I've always been supportive of the right of Israel as a state, and I've always fought against anti-Semitism, even in my own community.
    -- Harry Belafonte

    #Israel #Community #Supportive

  • It's a strange sort of attack, to be sure: a wonderfully pacific attack, a supportive attack, an attack without the slightest intention or capacity to cause harm, consisting, as it does, of the earnest wish of certain loving couples to join themselves to that very institution and thus to feel themselves, and be accepted as, full members of the American (and human) family.
    -- Hendrik Hertzberg

    #Couple #Gay #Supportive

  • I'm not putting myself up as the epitome of virtue. I certainly am living a non-traditional life. But it is also a loving life and a very supportive one. I think that both in this, and the previous relationship, I think that I've been doing the best I can.
    -- Hugh Hefner

    #Life #Thinking #Supportive

  • I don't like being under someone elses thumb. I'm very supportive of other female artists, especially those trying to make their own statement... trying to do what they want instead of being someone else's Barbie doll.
    -- Irene Cara

    #Artist #Trying #Supportive

  • I'm so lucky to have such a great family. I respect them so much professionally, and they've been unconditionally supportive in the choices that I've made. It's been very good having them on my side.
    -- Jack Huston

    #Choices #Supportive #Lucky

  • I have long been active in and supportive of conservation and historical preservation causes.
    -- Jack L. Chalker

    #Long #Historical #Supportive

  • A friend is like a good bra: hard to find, comfortable, supportive, always lifts you up, makes you look better, never lets you down or leaves you hanging, and always close to your heart.
    -- Jasinda Wilder

    #Heart #Supportive #Looks

  • I work with a couple charities called Serving Those Who Serve and Rebuilding Together. Both are supportive of veterans when they come home.
    -- Jessica Biel

    #Couple #Home #Supportive

  • When evangelical leaders can persuade the president to be concerned about what's happening in Sudan, or sex trafficking around the world, or HIV-AIDS, that's a very good thing. I am completely supportive of that.
    -- Jim Wallis

    #Sex #Leader #Supportive

  • If you don't have the gift of a loving supportive family, be that gift for someone else. It doesn't have to be a relative, just someone you know who is alone or hurting over the holiday.
    -- Joel Osteen

    #Hurt #Holiday #Supportive

  • but good friends are nothing to each other if they are not supportive.
    -- John Irving

    #Good Friend #Supportive

  • We keep a change in place by helping to create a new, supportive, and sufficiently strong organizational culture.
    -- John P. Kotter

    #Strong #Supportive #Culture

  • Actually, I have been very supportive of a very robust stimulus package from day one. I think this economy has to have a major stimulus initiative because the only group with liquidity is the federal government.
    -- Judd Gregg

    #Thinking #Government #Supportive

  • I have really great, great parents, and they were very supportive of me.
    -- Justin Timberlake

    #Parent #Supportive #Great Parents

  • But guys such as Allen and William are more supportive than most men.
    -- Kathy Acker

    #Men #Guy #Supportive

  • I'm very blessed that I have such a supportive wife who is secure with letting me embarrass myself.
    -- Ken Jeong

    #Blessed #Wife #Supportive

  • I'm very lucky, I've got two very loving parents, still very much together, and always been very supportive.
    -- Kit Harington

    #Two #Parent #Supportive

  • It's easier in some ways being on the life raft and the other guy's in the boat and you can row alongside and be supportive. In some ways, that's an easier role.
    -- Kyra Sedgwick

    #Guy #Supportive #Roles

  • I'm so thankful for my family and friends - they're really supportive. Everyone I work with on 'Austin & Ally;' the cast and crew are like my family now. We have so much fun, and I'm so happy they're in my life!
    -- Laura Marano

    #Fun #Supportive #Family And Friends

  • I think I've been brought up very well by both my parents. I am very cautious and I think I'm now fit for the world I'm in. They're very much behind my modelling and very supportive.
    -- Lily Collins

    #Thinking #Parent #Supportive

  • I monitor my self-talk, making sure that it is uplifting and supportive of myself and others.
    -- Louise Hay

    #Uplifting #Self #Supportive

  • My friend is having his period," I told the pizza guy, and handed him his tip. "He needs Britney and extra cheese to get him through it. I'm trying to be supportive.
    -- Maggie Stiefvater

    #Guy #Supportive #Trying

  • I am extremely lucky that I have a husband who is so supportive. He's not in the slightest bit jealous or worried about the things I do in certain scenes.
    -- Malin Akerman

    #Husband #Jealous #Supportive

  • I like being friends with other women who are supportive of women. I think that is important.
    -- Mandy Moore

    #Thinking #Supportive #Important

  • I grew up in a household without a lot of problems and they have been very supportive from day one
    -- Mario Lopez

    #Supportive #Problem #Grew Up

  • My family background has always been very supportive. They're going to be there for me no matter what.
    -- Mark Sanchez

    #Supportive #Matter #My Family

  • When you are doing what you really love and creating the life that you really want it will be easier to create a healthy personal relationship with someone that will be supportive of what you want too.
    -- Marshall Sylver

    #Creating #Healthy #Supportive

  • I'm very supportive of creative people being paid for the work that they do.
    -- Matthew Weiner

    #People #Creative #Supportive

  • I've been very lucky to work with a lot of amazingly supportive directors.
    -- Megan Hilty

    #Supportive #Lucky #Directors

  • The whole business starts with ideas, and we're convinced that ideas come out of an environment of supportive conflict, which is synonymous with appropriate friction.
    -- Michael Eisner

    #Ideas #Supportive #Conflict

  • My life is proof that no matter what situation you're in, as long as you have a supportive family, you can achieve anything.
    -- Michaela DePrince

    #Long #Supportive #Matter

  • My mom was incredibly supportive when she found out that I wanted to be an actress, and that certainly made things easier and more fun.
    -- Morena Baccarin

    #Mom #Fun #Supportive

  • Yes, I did and a lot of my friends who are in the same program as I were very much supportive, and the most important thing they said to me is do not let this interfere with what you have to do in taking car of yourself. That was the most important thing.
    -- Naomi Campbell

    #Car #Supportive #Important

  • The 'Degrassi' producers were very supportive. They sent me flowers when I got 'The Vampire Diaries,' and then as soon as it premiered and got the great numbers that it did, I got another large bouquet of flowers from them. Every time I go back to Toronto, I see them and hang out with them.
    -- Nina Dobrev

    #Flower #Numbers #Supportive

  • I am thankful for all the blessings and talents I have been given, but most of all I am thankful for my loving and supportive family.
    -- Olivia Holt

    #Blessing #Supportive #Talent

  • My parents have always been cool. They even became surrogates to friends of mine who didn't have such supportive parents.
    -- Olivia Williams

    #Parent #Supportive #Supportive Parents

  • At age 12, I was put on tranquilizers when I should have gotten help. There was nothing major and awful, I just didn't feel my family was supportive and emotionally generous
    -- Paula Danziger

    #Age #Supportive #Awful

  • Well, my husband is supportive of my work, like advocating for dialogue between cultures on YouTube.
    -- Queen Rania of Jordan

    #Husband #Supportive #Culture

  • We just played unselfishly. At times this year, we've played selfish, but today we passed the ball. ... We were just very supportive of each other.
    -- Rajon Rondo

    #Selfish #Years #Supportive

  • I might as well be gay. And not just because I love rhinestones and Barbara Streisand. But because Im a sensitive person who is supportive of gay people the same way Im sensitive to grossly obese people and ugly people.
    -- Richard Simmons

    #Gay #People #Supportive

  • Most of the e-mails I get nowadays are from students who ask me how I got my start. In truth its from having a really supportive family but also having a good patron who will help you - like financing all those early trips I took.
    -- Ryan McGinley

    #Supportive #Mail #Students

  • I would say that my parents were supportive of me.
    -- Sanford I. Weill

    #Parent #Supportive

  • To pursue success effectively, you must build supportive relationships that will help you work toward your goals. To build those relationships, you need to trust others; and to earn their trust, you in turn must learn to be trustworthy....
    -- Stedman Graham

    #Trust #Goal #Supportive

  • Seeks to grow and improve oneself through creative activity, freely expressing one’s exuberant vitality, and through warm, supportive encouragement of others.
    -- Stephen Arroyo

    #Encouragement #Creative #Supportive

  • Alice is the most… supportive.
    -- Stephenie Meyer


  • If your motivation for acquiring money or success comes from a non-supportive root such as fear, anger or the need to 'prove' yourself, your money will never bring you happiness.
    -- T. Harv Eker

    #Motivation #Roots #Supportive

  • As supportive as my hometown is, in my high school, there are people who would probably walk up to me and punch me in the face. There's a select few that will never like me. They don't like what I stand for. They don't like somebody who stands for being sober, who stands for anything happy. They're going to be negative no matter what.
    -- Taylor Swift

    #School #People #Supportive

  • My road to publishing actually came through a colleague who connected me to my agent, and the faculty at Cornell was very supportive.
    -- Tea Obreht

    #Supportive #Agents #Faculty

  • While Republican voters have remained universally supportive of their President, Democrats and Independents are returning to a more naturally critical stance.
    -- Thomas E. Mann

    #President #Supportive #Voters

  • I just try to surround myself with good, positive supportive people who are trying to make the world better.
    -- Tyler Oakley

    #People #Trying #Supportive

  • My mother is the most supportive mother in the world, she's magical.
    -- Vin Diesel

    #Mother #Supportive #World

  • The problem with certainty is that sometimes it can sound cold and heartless, although it is the most compassionate and supportive answer.
    -- Yehuda Berg

    #Heartless #Supportive #Sound

  • My parents are supportive of anything I want to do, as long as it's not bad.
    -- Zoey Deutch

    #Long #Parent #Supportive

  • When I first started doing stuff outside of Hot Chip, I got the impression that Joe Goddard was a bit concerned. But I said, "I really want to record these songs quickly and not turn them into dance music." And he was fairly supportive - maybe not wholly supportive. But then you learn that no one's about to quit the band, so it seems good and healthy.
    -- Alexis Taylor

    #Song #Healthy #Supportive

  • In Canada, we have a very good structure of supporting film through a number of government-sponsored initiatives, such as the tax credit and other grants. The northern part of Ontario has started its own funding. They were really happy to sponsor us, so they've been very supportive and put up half the budget for this film. They'd like us to come back and do more films.
    -- Alfons Adetuyi

    #Government #Numbers #Supportive