Daily Quotes

Passivity of life quotes : A lack of initiative

 

 

Passivity may be the easy course, but it is hardly the honorable one.- Noam Chomsky

 

Anarchy is like custard cooking over a flame; it has to be constantly stirred or it sticks and gets heavy, like government.- Tom Robbins

 

In a dependent relationship, the protégé can always control the protector by threatening to collapse.- Barbara W. Tuchman

 

Sometimes you have to do nothing to make something happen.- Marty Rubin

 

Overbearing mothers usually give way to one of two things in their children: rebellion or passivity.- Tarryn Fisher

 

Passivity is really a crappy substitute for manhood. But it’s as common as facial hair on a hipster, or salmon-breath on a grizzly bear.- Josh Hatcher

 

Overbearing mothers usually give way to one of two things in their children: rebellion or passivity.-Tarryn Fisher

 

My life is good because I am not passive about it. I invest in what is real. Like real people, to do real things, for the real me.-Gwyneth Paltrow

 

I thought of the things that had happened to me over the years, and of how little I had made happen.- Julian Barnes

 

Our obligation is to give meaning to life and in doing so to overcome the passive, indifferent life.-Elie Wiesel

 

Passivity is fatal to us. Our goal is to make the enemy passive.-Mao Zedong

 

Once we realize the extraordinary power we have to compose our lives, we’ll move from passive, conditioned thinking to being co-creators of our fate.-Jason Silva

 

Passive inactivity, because you have not been given specific instructions to do this or to do that, is a serious deficiency. George C.-Marshall

 

Today we did what we had to do. They counted on America to be passive. They counted wrong.-Ronald Reagan
 

People should be more passive with what they consider trustworthy.-Ariel Pink

 

The real or supposed rights of man are of two kinds, active and passive; the right in certain cases to do as we list; and the right we possess to the forbearance or assistance of other men.- William Godwin

 

Each time I see a split infinitive, an inconsistent tense structure or the unnecessary use of the passive voice, I blister.-Sonia Sotomayor

 

Some of the worst writing around suffers from inert verbs and the unintended use of the passive voice. Yet the passive voice remains an important arrow in the rhetorical quiver. After all, it exists for a reason.-Constance Hale

 

Faith is not belief. Belief is passive. Faith is active.-Edith Hamilton

 

One secret of leadership is that the mind of a leader never turns off. Leaders even when they are sightseers or spectators, are active; not passive observers.- James C. Humes

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