Different Backgrounds Famous Quotes & Sayings

List of top 65 famous quotes and sayings about different backgrounds to read and share with friends on your Facebook, Twitter, blogs.

Top 65 Quotes About Different Backgrounds

#1. Bias has to be taught. If you hear your parents downgrading women or people of different backgrounds, why, you are going to do that. - Author: Barbara Bush
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#2. Sports is a way of entertainment, to people who are in different backgrounds, and for people who dedicated their lives to achieve the best in sports. - Author: Emerson Fittipaldi
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#3. My father was the son of immigrants, and he grew up bilingual, but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me. America's strength is not our diversity; it is our ability to unite around common principles even when we come from different backgrounds. - Author: Ernest Istook
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#4. Cities can be places that represent the best of our ideals: where Americans of all different backgrounds can come together and, through their interactions, and even through their unity, spawn true American greatness. - Author: Cory Booker
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#5. The difficulties and hazards of marriage are greatly increased where backgrounds are different - Author: Spencer W. Kimball
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#6. You go to college not only for the latest knowledge but also to meet people from different backgrounds. That's the genius of the American higher-education system compared with the Europeans'. We don't simply skim the elite. - Author: Donna Shalala
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#7. My parents were both from extremely different backgrounds. My father's Italian, my mother was of Swedish descent. They're both first-generation Americans. - Author: Susan Lucci
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#8. I found my place when I moved to London, where I chose to live, making my own tribe who were all from different backgrounds and places. The class thing is very dominant there, but in the cultural cross-fertilization, I felt a sense of belonging. - Author: Neneh Cherry
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#9. It's really amazing that two people from such different backgrounds and geographical origins ever got together. That was perhaps part of the attraction. - Author: Desi Arnaz
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#10. Look, every actor has a different way of preparing or creating a character and yeah, we all are from different backgrounds. - Author: Alex Pettyfer
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#11. Democracy does not require perfect equality, but it does require that citizens share a common life. What matters is that people of different backgrounds and social positions encounter one another, and bump up against one another, in the course of ordinary life. - Author: Michael Sandel
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#12. Surrounding myself with women of different backgrounds and on different paths and in different stages of their lives has become so valuable to me. - Author: Brie Larson
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#13. It is the diversity of views that stems from different experiences and different backgrounds that lead to healthy decision-making and not the unified experiences and unified views. - Author: Zainab Salbi
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#14. You put a group of people in that come from a variety of backgrounds and who are out there in the world with different opinions and different ways of expressing themselves online. It's hard to say. - Author: Allison Grodner
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#15. America's strength is not our diversity; our strength is our ability to unite people of different backgrounds around common principles. A common language is necessary to reach that goal. - Author: Ernest Istook
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#16. At the risk of sounding hopelessly romantic, love is the key element. I really love to play with different musicians who come from different cultural backgrounds. - Author: John McLaughlin
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#17. We are the only country in the world that has taken people from so many different backgrounds, which is a great achievement by itself, but an even greater achievement is that we have turned all of that variety and diversity into unity. - Author: Lamar Alexander
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#18. The students at Yale came from all different backgrounds and all parts of the country. Within months, I knew many of them. - Author: George W. Bush
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#19. Some documentaries are made by people who are driven more by one particular story, or have different backgrounds or ambitions, but I'm always looking for projects that let me be the best filmmaker I can be, and to be stretched and grow further. - Author: Lucy Walker
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#20. Given greater freedom about where to send their children, parents of a kind would flock together and so prevent a healthy intermingling of children from decidedly different backgrounds. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#21. I really respond to diversity, a broader landscape, with actors of different ages and races and backgrounds. - Author: Ryan Phillippe
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#22. Although our technical backgrounds were very different, we were both emotional about our work, perpetually optimistic, and gave our people unconditional support. - Author: Gene Kranz
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#23. I'm not so Hollywood; I live in New York, so it's very normal. I don't have many friends in the industry. My friends come from all sorts of different backgrounds and careers. - Author: Michelle Monaghan
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#24. When it comes right down to it, people are quite similar. We may come from different backgrounds, cultures, and economic circumstances, and our attitudes and perspectives may vary. But in the heart-where it really counts-we're a lot alike. - Author: M. Russell Ballard
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#25. The more people you know from different backgrounds, the more tolerant you feel of different ways of living, and the closer you feel to the issues that those people have. - Author: Pete Cashmore
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#26. It is important for students to get a - to be exposed to a variety of people. Just like you want football players, you want piccolo players, you want people from all over the country and different backgrounds. - Author: Paul Gigot
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#27. We should build respect and understanding between the diverse cultures of the world. We should help construct communities where people of different backgrounds can live together as neighbors. Freedom is something for which we must fight, not by limiting it but by strengthening it. - Author: Alexandra Byrne
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#28. We were from totally different social backgrounds. This is what is very hard for an American to understand, but we could have been five guys from Mars. - Author: Bill Bruford
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#29. My parents came from different backgrounds. My father's was grander than my mother's, so my mother had ... to put up with the disapproval of my father's relations. - Author: Julian Fellowes
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#30. Different people, different backgrounds, different ideals ... We walk in different doors at the beginning of the day, and we walk out of different doors at the end of the day. But when it is time to go out on that field, we all go through the same door. - Author: Scott Rolen
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#31. Today we're dealing with metropolitan Shanghai, metropolitan New Delhi or Paris. If we're competing at that level, our diversity, that richness of people coming from so many different backgrounds, is one of our greatest advantages. - Author: John Hickenlooper
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#32. The biggest compliment to me is being able to dress so many different women from so many different backgrounds. - Author: Erdem Moralioglu
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#33. Refugees come from many different backgrounds and live in many different circumstances, so I wouldn't like to generalise. But I think refugees from the U.K. would probably be healthier and better fed than those from many other countries. - Author: Gillian Cross
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#34. If it has to be put in a box, it's a country record. But it's hard to do that, because it is inspired and influenced by the history of music in two different people's backgrounds. I think the focal point for many is the harmonies, and I think that is what is special and unique about it. - Author: Jessica Harp
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#35. I think it's awesome to see people of all different ages from all kinds of backgrounds come together for the love of music. - Author: Miranda Lambert
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#36. As far as long-term goals, one of my favorite artists ever is Tegan and Sara, because every single one of their albums sounds different. Or Beck. I want to be like that because I come from so many different types of musical backgrounds. - Author: Shamir
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#37. Multiple mergers can be challenging because people come from different backgrounds. - Author: Arundhati Bhattacharya
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#38. Religion is interesting because it brings out the best and the worst in humanity. It can be a source of good deeds, whether it's people from different spiritual backgrounds coming together to help other people in need after a crisis. But it's also a cause for war and bloodshed. - Author: Josh Gad
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#39. As a child in the rural district of Penal I remember sharing meals from the same pot with neighbours of different racial, ethnic, social and economic backgrounds. - Author: Kamla Persad-Bissessar
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#40. My job is to play many different roles with all sorts of different backgrounds and orientations. - Author: Josh Charles
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#41. The great virtue of a free market is that it enables people who hate each other, or who are from vastly different religious or ethnic backgrounds, to cooperate economically. Government intervention can't do that. - Author: Milton Friedman
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#42. Axl and I came from completely different backgrounds. Because of that we made an interesting pair trying to figure each other out. - Author: Slash
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#43. The Animals were a very separate and dissonant group at the time. We came from different backgrounds, different areas - we didn't even come from the same town, basically. - Author: Alan Price
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#44. Many Latino kids should become scientists because we need scientists all over the world from all different backgrounds. We have many tough problems, and we need everybody's help to solve the problems. - Author: Mario J. Molina
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#45. Politics is a contest among people of diverse backgrounds and philosophies, advocating different solutions to common problems. The system only works when principled, energetic people participate. - Author: Bob Ehrlich
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#46. We may have different backgrounds, but we believe in the same dream that says this is a country where anything's possible. No matter who you are. No matter where you come from. - Author: Barack Obama
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#47. I want to see more people of different backgrounds being cast in films. I want to see people from inner cities being discovered, because that's where you find some really brilliant artists. - Author: John Boyega
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#48. People from all over the world were killed in the attacks on the World Trade Centre. They came from many different cultural, ethnic and religious backgrounds. Christian, Jewish, Muslim and Hindu believers were killed together as they worked in the towers. - Author: David Blunkett
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#49. I wouldn't say that I'm very similar to the character of Nathan at all. Both of us have had very different upbringings and backgrounds. I have a competitive nature like the character of Nathan. That's really easy to draw from when I'm acting; that's probably the biggest similarity. - Author: James Lafferty
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#50. This is not mere sentimentality. The triumph of twentieth-century metropolitan life is, in a real sense, the triumph of one image over the other: the dark ritual of deadly epidemics replaced by the convivial exchanges of strangers from different backgrounds sharing ideas on the sidewalk. - Author: Steven Johnson
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#51. A number of scientists with greatly different backgrounds can come up with completely different assessments. The discussions or controversies are endless. Once a year, we try to bring the most important discoverers together to exchange their experiences and knowledge. - Author: Richard Leakey
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#52. In Texas, you just learn just be nice to people and respect them, and respect where they're coming from. And understand people have different backgrounds and opinions, and there's nothing you could do about it. And that's what I've realized to shape, I guess, who I am. - Author: Jordan Spieth
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#53. Barbara did the selecting and that's probably the most brilliant thing was she put together a group of women, different backgrounds, different experiences. - Author: Star Jones
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#54. I believe very strongly in the value of having a diverse team around me that comes from very different backgrounds and different points of view. - Author: Irene Rosenfeld
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#55. History should belong to all of us, and it needs to include people from different cultural backgrounds. Otherwise, it risks becoming irrelevant to children, who could then become disenchanted with education. - Author: Malorie Blackman
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#56. For a writer you have to be interested in different cultures, different backgrounds. You are not there to write only about your village. You're there to show a bit of your village, but also to understand other villages. - Author: Paulo Coelho
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#57. It has become clear just how divided our nation is - between young and old, north and south and those with different education and work backgrounds. So it is clear to me that the next leader of the Conservative Party must be someone who can unite the country. - Author: Nicky Morgan
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#58. I don't even think places like the National Youth Theatre (NYT) are necessarily about wanting to be an actor when you grow up. They're about meeting people from different backgrounds and different religions and different cultures, and mixing with people that you wouldn't ordinarily meet. - Author: Ashley Jensen
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#59. I definitely have had friendships and moments with people from different backgrounds and in different stages of their lives. - Author: Sofia Coppola
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#60. I grew up about 30 minutes north of Boston in a town that was a virtual melting pot - I was exposed to all different backgrounds, cultures, and religions, fueling my personal interests in global issues. - Author: Alex Newell
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#61. What if we could stop being different colors, different backgrounds, and just be in love? - Author: E. Lockhart
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#62. When you have two different women coming from two very different backgrounds, it's fun for us because we get to explore how each one of them approaches their job and how they bring their own experiences to it. - Author: Sasha Alexander
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#63. All communication is more or less cross-cultural. We learn to use language as we grow up, and growing up in different parts of the country, having different ethnic, religious, or class backgrounds, even just being male or female - all result in different ways of talking ... - Author: Deborah Tannen
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#64. In the globalized world that is ours, maybe we are moving towards a global village, but that global village brings in a lot of different people, a lot of different ideas, lots of different backgrounds, lots of different aspirations. - Author: Lakhdar Brahimi
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#65. I was friends with all different people and all different groups. And that led me to being friends with a few people who didn't even go to my school. Now I have the most amazing collection of friends of all ethnic backgrounds and upbringing and financial backgrounds. - Author: James Maslow
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