Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Stopping Quotes from famous authors such as Jared Cohen, Curtis Joseph, Adam Curtis, Brian Eno, Michael B. Jordan. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
The number of people who believe in stopping violence in the world is wildly greater than those that want to perpetrate it. When everybody has a smartphone, the ability for people to actually do something about violence goes up significantly.
I’ve got a lot to look forward to. I’m trying to be the best father I can, and that’s a pretty important role. Some would say it’s more important than stopping pucks.
Throughout the western world, new systems have risen up whose job is to constantly record and monitor the present – and then compare that to the recorded past. The aim is to discover patterns, coincidences and correlations, and from that, find ways of stopping change. Keeping things the same.
When we go out to the country and just sit there, what we’re really doing is just switching off various kinds of alertness that we don’t have to use. When we do that, we are stopping being defensive. We are no longer shutting ourselves off from different types of experiences, we are welcoming them in.
I’m an athlete; I’ve got an ego when stunt doubles have to come in. Not an ego like that, but when it comes to physical stuff, if I didn’t have to have a stunt double, I would always probably do it myself unless the producers were jumping in and stopping me.
So I rang up a local building firm, I said ‘I want a skip outside my house.’ He said ‘I’m not stopping you.’
Writing a song is like playing a series of downs in football: Lots of rules, timing is crucial, lots of boundaries, lots of protective gear, lots of stopping and starting.
When I go out there, I try to do everything I can to win. That doesn’t mean I have to score more than the other team; it may mean stopping the other team.
Certainly, the JCPOA was not a perfect agreement. It did not deal with the threat from Iranian missiles, or their support for violent extremism. And it contains a ‘sunset clause,’ meaning it expires after a decade. But it was accomplishing the one goal it set out to achieve: stopping Iran from developing nuclear weapons.
Nothing is stopping me from doing what I love to do.
I could paint for a hundred years, a thousand years without stopping and I would still feel as though I knew nothing.
I always love stopping by to see what Marc Jacobs has. I will buy pieces from Bergdorf or Barneys and then hit up Zara or Topshop for the rest.
I really didn’t have a plan, I just went in and started playing. one of my specialties was to be able to play for a really long time without stopping and I would play these repeated patterns for hours and hours and I wouldn’t seem to get tired.
I am pleased to see portions of my own robocall bill, the ‘Stopping Bad Robocalls Act,’ incorporated in the TRACED Act.
I like touring, and I like stopping off at service stations and driving along motorways.
We’re all like children. We may think we grow up, but to me, being grown up is death, stopping thinking, trying to find out things, going on learning.
I remember my first acting class: I was like, ‘That’s it.’ If I know that I want to do something then I’m going to do it and there’s no stopping me, whether it’s if I want to take a movie part or don’t, or eat sushi for lunch or don’t. There’s always a very clear goal. Once I figure out what I want that’s it.
I walk out to my backyard garden at certain times of the year, and I can’t get 30 feet without stopping for 20 minutes because the goumis need trimming.
Storytelling takes many forms, and even feature-length storytelling is often 90 minutes or two hours. There’s nothing stopping us from trying to do that on a week-to-week basis.
It starts in the home environment. If the parents eat bad? Those kids are going to eat bad. If they see their parents stopping at McDonald’s or Pizza Hut, then that’s what they’re going to eat as well.
I had ‘Breaking In’ at Fox, and that was a constant stopping and starting of getting canceled and picked up again.
I’m ephemeral as much as I can be, so I started to think about the idea of not working. It’s really about a change of attitude. It’s not so much about stopping, but about re-thinking the meaning of one’s production.
The beauty of theater is that you get to live the character from beginning to end without stopping. The natural momentum of the story propels you through in such a way that feels organic.
It does get crazy sometimes, but I’ve never complained about stopping to give autographs or anything like that.
Walking down the street, it’s a humbling feeling. Everyone stopping you for photos and autographs, it’s real humbling.
After that I could never pass a dead man without stopping to gaze on his face, stripped by death of that earthly patina which masks the living soul. And I would ask, who were you? Where was your home? Who is mourning for you now?
I get fans stopping me and telling me what a bad man I am. I got a lot of that at Comic-Con. I’d tell them, ‘Sorry, mate.’
Only a couple of people have like blown their horn and rolled down their window and stuff like that. But no one’s been really stopping me when I’m running.
Stopping to think is fine for characters, but not for their creators. They have to work.
There’s no stopping and no limits on what musicians and artists can produce.
But with the slow menace of a glacier, depression came on. No one had any measure of its progress; no one had any plan for stopping it. Everyone tried to get out of its way.
I love TV now, and ‘Modern Family,’ but what draws me back to theater is that initial instinct of wanting to be a theater actor. I love the challenge of starting a play and not stopping until you finish. I love the immediacy of trusting your instincts.
I cannot imagine stopping singing. It is so nice that I even do it as a hobby.
More than stopping the counter-attack when it happens you want to prevent it from starting.
A lawsuit with no legal precedent, seeking no damages, from no jury, in the name of stopping something that isn’t happening? Only in New York.
Sometimes I feel like rap music is almost the key to stopping racism.
Millions of Americans have bad credit because of mistakes from credit agencies, and it can ruin lives, stopping people from getting a job or owning a home or car.
You should never, ever walk by anyone no matter how young or old they are, without stopping and smiling and shaking their hand and taking a picture or signing an autograph.
I support gun control. But speaking honestly about the combustible mix of race and guns may be more important to stopping the slaughter in minority communities than any new gun-control laws.
SDPD works to protect everyone regardless of their immigration status because trust between the community and law enforcement is key to stopping crime and keeping neighborhoods safe. If someone commits a crime, they will be held accountable whether or not they are a citizen.
I believe prisons have emerged as a new frontline in the fight against crime. The fact is, new technology and sophisticated approaches mean that prison walls alone are no longer effective in stopping crime – inside or outside of prison.
I do circuit training – different workouts without stopping. I like having that stamina, where I’ve never been too tired to put on a match or go above and beyond.
My mind is never stopping. I think, if you stop, you die. Maybe it is a problem for me – I have to talk to myself and say, ‘Please stop. Switch off.’
There’s no stopping same-sex dancing couples. I don’t understand how people being happy can affect others so much – just let them be.
Putting together a counter- terrorism policy, it’s very easy to look at law enforcement or defense, military action or stopping the money flows or whatever, but the really difficult part is integrating all aspects of the policy, and I think she put a lot of emphasis on that.
We must fix our broken immigration system. That means stopping illegal immigration. And it means welcoming properly vetted legal immigrants, regardless of their race or religion. Just like we have for centuries.
A quintessential experience is to raft the Rio Grande through the Blue Mountains, stopping off at waterfalls and having picnics of barbecued fish.
I’m just the opposite of a lot of photographers who want everything to be really, really sharp. And they’re always, you know, stopping it down to F64.
President Bush has a record of cutting taxes, has provided a prescription drug benefit for seniors, has upheld the Second Amendment and remains committed to stopping liberal activists judges who are redefining marriage.
Sometimes it takes a while to find that perfect balance between knowing who you are, what your sound is, and building the right team to make that happen. Once it all really comes together and it makes sense, both for the audience and your fans, there’s no stopping you.
There are many ways to grow football-wise. You go slow or are pushed to go faster, otherwise you get left behind. For me, there would be trouble in stopping learning.
How does a person feel when looking at the sky? He thinks that he doesn’t have enough tongues to describe what he sees. Nevertheless, people have never stopping describing the sky, simply listing what they see.
I can’t envisage stopping writing.
If you want to build something fantastic, just do it. Who is stopping you?
There is no stopping the world’s tendency to throw off imposed restraints, the religious authority that is based on the ignorance of the many, the political authority that is based on the knowledge of the few.
I believe in stopping work and eating lunch.
When I ran for attorney general, I promised to protect our seniors – and just look at what we’ve accomplished. From stopping scammers and cracking down on abuse to fighting for lower prescription drug costs, I’ve always put our seniors first.
Migos ain’t stopping. We’re gonna keep getting better and better.
That balance between involvement and detachment is what novelists do. It’s the ideal relationship between a novelist and a character, I think, total involvement and identity and empathy, stopping short of being autobiographical – in my case, anyway – but also quite detached.
My way of doing things is that I am going to go for it, and if it’s going to be a disaster, I will pray that God will have a way of stopping it.
The industrial age was not about craftspeople trading peer to peer. It was about stopping that. You weren’t supposed to be a craftsperson, you were supposed to be an employee.
The hardest thing for me about making movies, and that included ‘M*A*S*H’ because it was made like a movie, was starting and stopping.
A father draws boundaries and calls a halt, whenever necessary. As I didn’t have that, I was able to stay childishly naive that much longer – so I did what I liked, because there was nobody stopping me, even when I got it wrong.
Remember the refrain: We always build on the past; the past always tries to stop us. Freedom is about stopping the past, but we have lost that ideal.
Quite simply, federal laws already on the books aimed at stopping the flow of illegal immigration must be enforced. Furthermore, states must be given the resources necessary to confront the problem, which includes strengthening the border patrol.
I think the American people believe in stopping and preventing terrorism pretty much at any cost.
I always find myself stopping to write down ideas of things I’d like to make from computer hardware items to things new moms need – inventions to share with others to make their lives more fun or interesting or easy.
Jon Kyl did a really good job of presenting a case and moving issues. John McCain probably is one of the more effective legislators, getting things on through the process. I always thought, too – and this may seem kind of odd – Richard Shelby was just an effective guy a lot of times at stopping things.
Stopping leaks is a new form of censorship.
There’s no better feeling in the world than knowing that my show played a role in stopping animal abuse or alleviating animal suffering.
Finally here is a beautiful day, a superb sun like at Giverny. So I worked without stopping, for the tide at this moment is just as I need it for several motifs. This has bucked me up a bit.
Until I was justice minister, Netanyahu was proud of stopping laws to change the judiciary.
I always try and get one ‘good run’ in, which for me is about 5 miles without stopping. On most other days, I run so I can get out of the house and catch some fresh air or listen to some music or just escape the world for 45 minutes or so, and on those days, I’ll still walk/run.
When I’m spiritually in the right place, there’s no stopping me.
I think stopping any Muslim artist from performing at Ramlila is a cheap gimmick to gain publicity.
I can’t ever see myself stopping DJing or producing.
Chris Matthews can’t start any sentence without ‘Let me ask you this… ‘ And I love Chris Matthews! But almost everybody in journalism does it. Who’s stopping you? Just say it!
In a Toyota, the cops don’t think about stopping you so much.
Whoever thinks of stopping the uprising before it achieves its goals, I will give him ten bullets in the chest.
The blood jet is poetry and there is no stopping it.
Ending child poverty, stopping the opioid crisis, improving child nutrition, providing a high-quality public education to students, ending the racial wealth gap: These kinds of policies would boost the economy, too.
We will vote down a blind Brexit. This isn’t about frustrating the process. It’s about stopping a destructive Tory Brexit. It’s about fighting for our values and about fighting for our country.
I write fifteen hours a day, stopping at Oprah-o’clock.
The idea of stopping is not unmeaningful to me. I think there might be a time when, in theory at least, you’d say, ‘Well I’ve mostly done what I want to do.’ But how could you ever prevent a few years down the line some germ of an idea getting at you and you’ve got to do it again?
I always wondered if I would know the right time to retire. After that first Ashes Test in Brisbane in 2006 I had no intention of stopping. I was still focused and wanted a thousand international wickets. I was still driven.
Some people are really nice about it. I get Saudi princes and famous people stopping me in L.A. and saying, ‘You’re Stifler’s mom. Can I take a picture with you?’ But then you get people like her putting their camera in your face without asking. They think they can do whatever they like.
What’s great about musicals is their energy and go-for-brokeness – stopping the story to sing and dance. How can you not love that?
Every night, I will write until I’m done. Until my eyes are burning and tearing, and I can’t see the computer screen anymore, till I finish the script, till I get to the point where I’m happy stopping, till I get everything off my plate, because I hate going to bed with a full plate. It makes me very neurotic.
When you know your history, you have a better vision of where you’re going. And, when you have that, there’s no stopping you.
The one thing I couldn’t imagine is stopping still.
If tolerance is the best we can do in this moment, then by all means let’s be tolerant. But by stopping there, by merely tolerating each other, we miss so much.
There were so many specific things from high school jazz band that I remembered: the conductor searching out people who were out of tune, or stopping and starting me for hours in front of the band as they watched.
There’s a disease that young writers are susceptible to, which is, I will do this because I can – hubris, I suppose – without stopping to work out why.
The U.N. and other international bodies, along with wealthier nations, could manage the unavoidable migration from poorer countries if there were greater focus on stopping the larger chaos created by leaders who finance and support terrorism in the name of Islam.
CARE and our partner organizations have found that one of the most effective ways of stopping child marriage is to tap into a parent’s love for their child. When parents learn about the consequences of child marriage, they’re far less likely to push their children into it.
The thing I love about electric vehicles is not stopping in gas stations. We’re so accustomed to that… Now I’m in control of when I refuel.
I never go to Vancouver without stopping by Thomas Haas’ shop for the best chocolate in North America. A former chef patissier at Daniel, he returned to his hometown and created a top quality brand by sticking to his passion.
There’s just no stopping me. I went through life big-bang-banda-boom-bada-boom.
Stopping TB requires a government program that functions every day of the year, and that’s hard in certain parts of the world. And partly it’s because of who tuberculosis affects: It tends to affect the poor and disenfranchised most.
It’s very strange. I can’t go anywhere without somebody stopping me, which is so cool that I get to connect to people that I never might’ve ever spoken to, or they have an impetus to speak to me. It’s created a career that I wasn’t sure if I’d ever really have.
There are temptations around you all the time. The trick is to work your way through anxiety or your tiredness or whatever, and not let yourself get so hungry that you’re going and stopping for the burgers, and you don’t view it as reward. You’re doing better for yourself is eating better food.
I’ve been entertaining men with my comedy for many, many years, and I don’t plan on stopping.
I was a wayward child, very passionate and very determined. If I made up my mind to do something, there was no stopping me.
Thinking of stopping Kane one-on-one, just me, is not going to happen.
I don’t want my kids going through what I went through – police stopping you, searching you and all that malarkey.
It is time to get drunk! So as not to be the martyred slaves of Time, get drunk; get drunk without stopping! On wine, on poetry, or on virtue, as you wish.
A novel wouldn’t be a book if there weren’t some flights of fancy on the part of the author, stopping time to examine things, or to tell a joke.
I actually like – if I may use the F word – fame. I like people stopping me in the street and saying, ‘Can I have a photo?’
Stay calm and be quick on fixing a problem, stopping a problem head on is vital to running a team.
Stopping all the violent and hostile actions means ending the smuggling of arms into the Gaza territory.
When you’re in a rehearsal room, it’s like getting into a car and going on a long journey with everyone’s stuff in the back. If you keep stopping the car and going, ‘Are you sure we want to go?’ and think, ‘This is really daunting,’ you will get frightened, so you just have to keep ploughing through it.
BJP doesn’t practice the culture of stopping schemes of previous governments.
While not a panacea for the nation’s illegal immigration problems, employer sanctions are one necessary means of stopping the exploitation of vulnerable workers and the undercutting of American jobs and living standards.
If you bend a branch until it’s horizontal, the sap will slow to a stopping point: a comma or colon, made of leaves grown into one another and over one another and hardened. Out of this pause comes a flower, which unfolds itself in spirals, as if the leaf form, unable to keep to its line, had begun to pivot.
I never know what kind of people I’ll meet just by stopping to take a photo.
Bringing an asteroid back to Earth? What’s that have to do with space exploration? If we were moving outward from there, and an asteroid is a good stopping point, then fine. But now it’s turned into a whole planetary defense exercise at the cost of our outward exploration.
Me and my mom were just watching the charts like, ‘Why isn’t it stopping?’ And now I’ve got a platinum disc in my bedroom.
I am a family man. The only difference between me and others is that while they work in corporate offices, I am an actor. I, too, like to go back home after work. I don’t mind stopping to pick up groceries.
I enjoy going on motorcycle trips and stopping in small towns and enjoying drinks with the locals.
During ‘Anna Christie,’ the biggest challenge I had was working with my daughter and sort of not stopping and asking an audience member for a camera to record the moment.
I kept starting ‘Anansi Boys’ as a movie and stopping, and eventually wrote the novel and was happy.
When an idea reaches critical mass there is no stopping the shift its presence will induce.
The business is built on slowing or even stopping the aging process.
The barn doors are open, and the horses are running out because we’ve got guns all over the place. It’s basically a cold war for individuals: you’ve got a nuclear bomb, and I’ve got a nuclear bomb, and the only thing stopping us from using them is the fact we both have them.
I really like the power of stopping the laughter and turning it to horror.
Stopping Vieques bombing range good; sooner is better.
In all, dozens upon dozens of groups and organizations have prioritized stopping the killing in Darfur before there is no one left to be killed. It is high time that we, the U.S. Congress, join our name to that list.
Don’t think that because you haven’t heard from me for a while that I went to sleep. I am still here, like a spirit roaming the night. Thirsty, hungry, seldom stopping to rest.
Mindfulness has helped me succeed in almost every dimension of my life. By stopping regularly to look inward and become aware of my mental state, I stay connected to the source of my actions and thoughts and can guide them with considerably more intention.
The stopping of the Judicial courts, had been blended, in the minds of some people, with the redress of grievances considered only as a mode of awakening the attention of the legislature.
A question is a pursuit, an invitation to envision and explore a series of possibilities, to struggle and empathize and doubt and believe. The question moves, whereas our sense of what an answer is can often be static, a stopping point.
Sometimes I think about retiring but not stopping work. Just ‘re-tiring’ – put on some new tires and go on to do something else.
Always, since our birth, we’ve insisted on another way of doing politics. Now, we had the chance to do it without arms, but without stopping being Zapatistas; that’s why we keep the masks on.
I’m a big supporter of the LGBT community and stopping bullying.
I have a real problem with stillness. With just stopping and being quiet.
Washington’s a mess, but that’s not stopping me from getting bills to help Montana signed into law by President Trump.
I chose busking because I didn’t want to be working for someone else. I wanted to work as I am. I feel like you ultimately do have a choice if you have your vision. So, I had a vision forever that I was going to play music. And there was no stopping that.
I grew up in rural Pennsylvania, in a really rundown old house. I’d stay out till 8:30, 9:00 at night. Just blow in. My mom and dad never really cared much. It was okay. We were pretty free to roam. I mean, I had no concept of stopping play. It just didn’t occur to anyone.
Being a director, whether you’re in rehearsal or you’re in auditions or you’re in a creative meeting, is so much to me about being present in the moment. There’s a sense of time stopping.
When I go outside of L.A., no matter where it is, really anywhere I go, people will be stopping me or taking pictures or whatever it is. And it’s great. It’s amazing. I’m just lucky.
There’s just always going to be both positives and negatives to any evolution that we’re a part of. And there’s really no stopping the evolution of technology. There has been more and more integration in our daily lives, so we become more and more dependent on it.
It doesn’t matter if I’m in a boardroom pitching to a group, attempting to perfect the latte heart, or stopping a running back on 4th and 2. If I’m passionate and willing to devote the time and effort to something; I’m unstoppable.
I want to continue acting as long as I can because being on the sets is a big stress buster for me. I can’t possibly think of stopping my visits to the sets because I’m old.
There are still people, obviously, who are stopping you and want a selfie because they need to justify their own lives by being in close proximity to a celebrity… but those are minor with me. I’m not a major celebrity.
The cameras used to pass by me; now they’re stopping for me.
Just because you have a mouth and nobody is stopping you, you can’t say whatever you want.
Of any stopping place in life, it is good to ask whether it will be a good place from which to go on as well as a good place to remain.
I’m always writing. There’s no stopping. It’s just that you can’t see it sometimes.
No, because retiring is stopping. If I wanted to stop, I would have stopped.
Westminster is gripped by a fanatical race towards a cliff-edge Brexit and nobody is stopping to think about the impact it would have on the everyday lives of the people we serve as politicians.
I’m trying to work on it – not cheating, stopping in the ‘D’ zone, all that kind of stuff.
I don’t see the violence stopping, from the L.A. riots 25 years ago to the Baltimore riots from 2015 to today – at least, not until a cop goes to jail. Until someone gets 30 to 50 years – something substantial – I really don’t think it’ll stop.
I used to dream about taking the ball ’round the keeper, stopping it on the line, and then getting on my hands and knees and heading it into the net. When I scored against Benfica in the 1968 European Cup final, I nearly did it. I left the keeper for dead, but then I chickened out.
Some Sundays, I read it quickly – other Sundays, I savor it. I generally spend most of my time in ‘The New York Times Book Review,’ ‘Sunday Business,’ ‘Sunday Review,’ and ‘The New York Times Magazine.’ I turn all the other pages, only stopping when I find a headline that interests me.
I had my first flower stall when I was seven, at the end of the drive in Minehead, Somerset. Nobody was stopping so I moved it to my neighbour’s drive, because I thought: ‘Location, location, location.’ It worked.
Instead of simply stopping at acknowledging gratitude for, say, your supportive partner, it takes you a step further to think about the reasons why you’re grateful – and what that says about where you are on your journey. I’ve found it really helps tap into what’s most important to me.
My decision to leave applied mathematics for economics was in part tied to the widely-held popular belief in the 1960s that macroeconomics had made fundamental inroads into controlling business cycles and stopping dysfunctional unemployment and inflation.
I think I have a part of myself which is a woman. When girls are together, they speak completely differently than when there is a guy around. But, with me, they don’t see this masculine thing stopping them, and there is not this boundary.
To stop the flow of music would be like the stopping of time itself, incredible and inconceivable.
A kitten is chiefly remarkable for rushing about like mad at nothing whatever, and generally stopping before it gets there.
We have accomplished our mission of stopping Iraq’s drive to take over Saudi Arabia and the rest of the Middle East. We should begin to reduce our forces in Saudi Arabia, ever so slowly, and look to a more multinational force to keep the peace.
Like I talked about, I’m not gonna let something like COVID get in the way of stopping me from obtaining my destiny.
When I’m nervous, I stutter, and I had to keep stopping and starting.
I’m not interested in worrying in if I make people uncomfortable. I’m interested in stopping women and children dying – that’s what I’m interested in.
I am well-nigh resolv’d to write no more tales but merely to dream when I have a mind to, not stopping to do anything so vulgar as to set down the dream for a boarish Publick.
I feel like every year I get better, every year I learn something new, and I don’t plan on stopping.
I accept of course we’re in deep trouble and deep difficulty. But if we, under a new leader, reinvent ourselves properly as a Brexit party, we will be faced with the inevitability at some point of a general election in order to deliver Brexit because this Parliament is stopping the delivery of Brexit.
I have complete creative freedom. If I want to put a song on the album, there’s no one stopping me.
I don’t think I can speak of the achievements of Indian cinema because it’s so large next to me. It’s not stopping. It’s ever-growing. We are going towards the right direction. We are evolving as a filmmaking industry as actors, directors, producers, singers, musicians. Everybody just pushing the boundaries.
Everybody’s worried about stopping terrorism. Well, there’s a really easy way: stop participating in it.
We need to protect the privacy rights of all Americans, and that means stopping the federal government from spying on the cellphones and emails of law-abiding citizens.
Half of my success is my fearlessness and recklessness – of just seeing the end and not stopping until you get there.
Frankly, I think if I won the lottery and won a billion dollars, I’d still want to continue doing this job. I love expressing myself through it. I’ve gotten to really love acting. And I’ve gotten to know Big Bird from the inside out so thoroughly it’s like playing my kid. I can’t imagine deliberately stopping.
The environmental movement does not always have to be about stopping things. It can be about fixing problems.
You can protect the integrity of elections without stopping anyone from voting.