Here, we’ve compiled a list of the best Sweeping Quotes from famous authors such as Kevin Brady, James Herriot, Johnny Christ, Isabella Bird, Kevin de Leon. Let’s look at these pieces of wisdom. We definitely have something to learn from them!
Tax reform is the legislative challenge of a generation for America. It hasn’t been accomplished since 1986, when President Reagan and Congress delivered the most sweeping overhaul of our nation’s tax code in American history. 2017 is the year to change that and make history of our own.
I am never at my best in the early morning, especially a cold morning in the Yorkshire spring with a piercing March wind sweeping down from the fells, finding its way inside my clothing, nipping at my nose and ears.
When I got into songs like ‘Exist,’ I was like, ‘Okay, this riff has some bass sweeping in it, I’m definitely going to have to use a pick… but I guess I’ll have to learn how to sweep first!’
Above Hilo, broad lands sweeping up cloudwards, with their sugar cane, kalo, melons, pine-apples, and banana groves suggest the boundless liberality of Nature.
Our State Senate must lead by example, restore trust and transparency, stop sweeping workplace misconduct under the rug, and do everything we can to protect women who work in and around the Capitol.
I do think a founder has special permission to make sweeping changes across an organization.
The stories are there first, and they come from my experiences wandering around in the world. They will resonate into bigger things, forces sweeping the planet, themes and archetypes, but I’m not smart enough to have lucid integration of all that in my head as I’m writing.
Both San Francisco and New York are taking bold, sweeping action to reduce emissions, make our infrastructure more resilient and improve the health of our people. We are also leading the charge against those who continue to deny the existence of climate change.
It’s hard to close people out, regardless whether you’re sweeping them or ending the series, period. It’s hard.
These are strange times. I’m 37 and this is the weirdest the world’s ever felt. There’s a right-wing, nationalistic anger sweeping through Europe and America.
All sweeping assertions are erroneous.
Journalists like to say I started off sweeping the pottery floors. But it was just a short-lived part time job doing that after I left school.
When I moved to Beijing in 2005 to write, I was accustomed to hearing the story of China’s transformation told in vast, sweeping strokes – involving one fifth of humanity and great pivots of politics and economics.
When I was 13, I had my first job with my dad carrying shingles up to the roof. And then I got a job washing dishes at a restaurant. And then I got a job in a grocery store deli. And then I got a job in a factory sweeping Cheerio dust off the ground.
The present assault upon capital is but the beginning. It will be but a stepping-stone to others, larger and more sweeping, till our political contests will become a war of the poor against the rich.
The CIO put up half a million dollars for Roosevelt’s 1936 campaign and provided him with an immense group of active labor workers who played a large part in the sweeping victory he won at the polls.
For generations, the Jewish and African-American communities have stood together, helping each other overcome their greatest challenges and triumph in the face of sweeping discrimination, all while securing a brighter future for all of our children.
Most people think of cinematographers as choosing subjects of an epic nature to show off what they do – big, sweeping images of war or pageantry.
I steer clear of books with ugly covers. And ones that are touted as ‘sweeping,’ ‘tender’ or ‘universal.’
A week of sweeping fogs has passed over and given me a strange sense of exile and desolation. I walk round the island nearly every day, yet I can see nothing anywhere but a mass of wet rock, a strip of surf, and then a tumult of waves.
We didn’t take the words of Vladimir Lenin seriously until Communism spread across the globe. And unfortunately, the president didn’t take the words of groups like ISIS seriously until they established a sweeping self-proclaimed Islamic Caliphate.
I sort of have this feeling about change in general. We can make baby steps on a macro level. We can try to shift policy, voting and changing who’s in office. But we can make huge, sweeping changes on a personal level and in your immediate circle, or just the people around you.
We’re all diminished and restricted by sweeping statements defining boy and girl, our expectations and disappointments with ourselves, the way we look, what we enjoy, and the choices we make.
Every election matters. Anyone that tells you otherwise doesn’t understand politics. That said, not every election sends sweeping messages that are easy to discern, but every election provides lessons worth learning.
We are glad to be a part of the K-pop boom sweeping Asia and ready to show the music of 2PM to our fans.
I steer clear of books with ugly covers. And ones that are touted as ‘sweeping,’_ ‘tender’ or ‘universal.’ But to the real question of what’s inside: I avoid books that seem to conservatively follow stale formulas. I don’t read for plot, a story ‘about’ this or that.
Maybe you’re not going to be able to pass sweeping health care reform in your first year in Congress. But you can help someone with a social security settlement that’s going to change their life… That’s pretty cool.
‘Homeland’ was a sensation out of the gate in 2011, gathering acclaim and sweeping up Emmys, and the reason such shows are so overrated is because, unlike with other forms of popular art, success in TV is measured almost purely by how obsessive we become.
I do chores around the house, but I don’t get an allowance for them. I wash the dishes and sweep the floor… I’m sweeping the floor quite a lot, and my mum always expects me to get a broom and swagger it across the floor all the time.
I increasingly fear that nothing good can come of almost any adaptation, and obviously that’s sweeping. There are a couple of adaptations that are perhaps as good or better than the original work. But the vast majority of them are pointless.
I just wanted to do this all Australian film and we didn’t want to give creative control to overseas ’cause whoever comes on my sets, whether you’re sweeping the floor or an actor, it doesn’t matter who comes up with the ideas, it’s a collaboration.
The Medicaid program has been on the books for more than 50 years. The Graham-Cassidy bill proposes a dramatic, sweeping change in the way that program would be allocated and administered. And a program which does need reform, but we need careful reform. And I don’t think this bill does that.
What do I geek out about? What am I? Hmmm. I love movies. I watch movies. I like big, sweeping epics, like Ed Zwick stuff: ‘The Last Samurai,’ ‘Legends of the Fall,’ ‘Blood Diamond,’ ‘Glory.’
Local prosecutors must use the power and discretion afforded them to carry out sweeping reforms that will protect the public – especially Black communities – from police violence. Our system’s integrity depends on it.
Without Ataturk’s vision, without his ambition and energy, without his astonishing boldness in sweeping away traditions accumulated over centuries, today’s Turkey would not exist, and the world would be much poorer.
An expert is a person who avoids the small errors while sweeping on to the grand fallacy.
I’m very much a home bird. I sometimes think I should have been a domestic. I like sweeping up, getting everything tidy. I’m obsessive compulsive. I don’t mind admitting it.
I worked in Dad’s stores, moving boxes – I remember quite well one stockroom that was upstairs – sweeping floors, laying tile. I also had paper routes.
I’m playing second fiddle to Justin Bieber – Bieber Fever is sweeping our house, and my girls have made it clear I’m no longer their favourite man.
I love ‘Lawrence of Arabia,’ big sweeping films. I want my films to feel that way, to be on a big canvas.
The secret to it all is just to enjoy what you’re doing. This is not working at the coal face, this is not sweeping behind a restaurant. It’s work, but it’s not work. It gives me a different type of energy. I’m grateful for that.
For me, I always think of the image of sweeping out my footprints as I walk through a scene.
I grew up with that farm-to-table dining before it was sweeping the nation. I do think there’s some value to really throwing yourself into food and embracing where it comes from.
What is needed now is a transformation of the major systems of production more profound than even the sweeping post-World War II changes in production technology.
One important lesson I learned over and over is that, when you walk into any troubled organization, there is a delicate balance between expressing human empathy and yet not passively sweeping hard truths under the rug.
We need a sweeping debate about ethics, boundaries, and regulation for location data technologies.
My grandmother told me a long time ago, ‘I don’t care if you’re sweeping a porch for a living.’ She said, ‘You need to do your best.’ So I’ve lived by that every single day.
I made a dollar a day sweeping a laundry out. Then we made a record that was number two in Los Angeles. We got so excited hearing it on the radio that Carl threw up.
I really love to make sweeping historical gestures that are like little illustrations of novels.
The place was crawling with youngsters. It was good, because the kids were good. I can’t make a general assumption. Again, you’re probably getting, as a general theme from me, that I don’t make a lot of broad, sweeping rules about movies.