Vital Quotes by Liz Truss, Alok Sharma, Anthony Marra, Walt Disney, Travis Knight, Justin Guarini and many others.
Traditionally, Conservatives have argued that low taxes are a route to self-determination. I agree. It is vital we keep taxes low and the size of the state in check, to allow people to spend more of their own money.
Investment in infrastructure enables children to go to school. Investment in vital public services like health and education gives young people the opportunity to shape their own futures and reach their potential.
The idea that fiction can capture the stories that fall through the cracks of history informed ‘A Constellation of Vital Phenomena,’ which progresses across the two Chechen Wars of the 1990s and early 2000s.
Of all the things I’ve done, the most vital is coordinating those who work with me and aiming their efforts at a certain goal.
This medium of stop-motion, it can be much more than it’s been kind of defined as – it’s not just a creaky and anachronistic way of making films, it actually is a very vital art form that can do wonderful things if put in the right hands.
They look at what’s more important, like subjects to help with the SAT’s, etc. They miss that music is vital. It offers a break from a stressful day of science and math and it’s different.
Africa is where commodities are found, so it is vital that Glencore and other miners are there to develop those resources, helping Africa itself to grow at the same time.
I’m not in the business of adapting things that are popular for the sake of just getting it on the screen. I think there has to be a vital reason.
AARP knows the future is bright for a generation that’s going to remain healthy and vital for 10, 20, 30, 40 more years. AARP has the information and resources people need throughout their process of reinvention.
International cooperation is vital to keeping our globe safe, commerce flowing, and our planet habitable.
I feel preparation is a vital part of music as without it, the spontaneity goes haywire.
Net Neutrality is what makes the Internet so great – and so vital for innovation and creativity.
All too often, vital electronic evidence has been made unavailable through encryption that doesn’t allow for execution of legal process including court-approved search warrants.
Not all chemicals are bad. Without chemicals such as hydrogen and oxygen, for example, there would be no way to make water, a vital ingredient in beer.
Where today people surf the Web and check their e-mail on their cell phones, tomorrow they will be checking their vital signs.
Since it is seldom clear whether intellectual activity denotes a superior mode of being or a vital deficiency, opinion swings between considering intellect a privilege and seeing it as a handicap.
Social technology gives leaders a vital new platform with which to connect their companies to the myriad stakeholders who have an interest in their well being.
A vital part of Trump’s appeal was his promise to make America emphatically great again, staunching the haemorrhage of jobs and investment to China and Mexico, and cutting back on handouts to NATO and illegal migrants.
To provide background and physical description and all the rest is of course vital to fiction, but vital only insofar as such detail is in the service of a richly imagined story, rather than in the service of good botany or good philosophy or good geography.
Focusing on the long-term goal can be disheartening when you’re so far away from it, so it’s vital to have ongoing targets on a daily, weekly and monthly basis.
Transparency in government, no less than transparency in choosing government, remains a vital national interest in a democracy.
No matter how vital experience might be while you lived it, no sooner was it ended and dead than it became as lifeless as the piles of dry dust in a school history book.
We’re not good at propping up old carcasses. We want to be on top of what’s vital at any particular time, and not just hold onto something because it has a name.
Because travel has always been such a vital part of myself and so essential to who I am, I have made the decision to continue to put myself back out into the world. And that’s not an easy decision to make.
My favorite moisturizer is Lancome Bienfair Aqua Vital.
Apart altogether from our own vital interests, we cannot and must not desert those other nations who have already gone through so much tragedy and suffering to defeat the evil designs of the Axis powers.
We must continue our work to improve and strengthen health care for Georgians, and we must defend the vital protections and programs that protect the health and wellbeing of families across our nation.
There are millions of ways for people to die, if you number each vital organ, each ways it can fail, all the poisons from the earth and the sea which can cause these failures.
I’m so excited to be a Coppertone brand ambassador because as an athlete, taking care of my body is a huge part of my job, and sunscreen is a vital part of that.
To me, The Hard Way’ is as raw and vital as anything I was doing when I first started only its way better!
Every dude needs a well tailored suit. I’d say well tailored suit, a leather jacket, and a pair of jeans that really fit are vital in your wardrobe.
Because war is a competition involving life and death, and in which national security and vital interests are at stake, establishing an objective other than winning is not only counterproductive, but also irresponsible and wasteful. In some circumstances, it is also unethical.
It’s vital all we oldies learn as much as we can about the Internet so we are not left behind.
A healthy ocean is vital to our economy and well-being. We need clean and healthy oceans to sustain tourism and fisheries.
For good or for ill, air mastery is today the supreme expression of military power and fleets and armies, however vital and important, must accept a subordinate rank.
Our railways maintain a healthy economy and society. They keep businesses running and families close. They’re a vital public service and must be treated as such.
Heading is still a vital part of being a striker, and it isn’t about being the biggest player. Heading the ball is about timing, so work on that in training.
There’s no way to escape the culture that has evolved, from which we ourselves have evolved. Naturally, we stress it, break it up, reassemble it to suit our own needs. But it is there – a source of vital strength.
From middle age on, there’s nothing more vital to your health and weight control than building lean muscle mass, and the only way that happens is with weight training and exercise.
I admire Bruce Springsteen because he’s a heroic person who has lots of integrity and has this incredible body of work that is so vital.
And when we draw lines in the sand with regard to certain basic things that are vital to our interest and to the interest of democracy and our friends around the world, we have to be willing to back that up.
In this film George presents issues that are important, essential and vital, whoever you are, about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy. I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me – they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man.
It would be extremely naive to conclude anything other than the following: America’s most vital secrets are in the hands of our adversaries because Secretary Clinton intentionally avoided using official government communication systems.
The support of our fans is vital to everything that we do – we always play for our country and our fans.
A romantic novel is an adult fairy story, repeating the recurring symbols and images which can explain life to a woman and satisfy a powerful need within her. The need to love and be loved is vital to all human beings, but especially to women.
Generically, wars in necessity are wars where, I think, the vital interest of the nation are at stake, in which there are no viable alternatives to the use of force.
Modernizing our transportation infrastructure is a vital component of building our economy back stronger than ever, and implementing President Biden’s bold vision for our transportation system will lead to the creation of new jobs, fight economic inequality, and stem the effects of climate change.
But one way or another, judges perform a very vital function in our society. They have a risky job and they are entitled to security.
The Government should be held accountable if it puts soldiers at unnecessary risk, which is why it is vital to retain full transparency in inquests. Governments also have a moral obligation to ensure proper care for the injured and their families.
It is vital that the United States maintains open lines of communication with our allies. We must assure them of our commitment to eradicating global terrorism wherever it may reside or wherever it’s given haven.
In the modern world, it may be that a living father can only be half a father to a boy – the dead father is the other vital half: the half that grows the boy up once and for all.
It is vital that a company’s culture shows a willingness to invest in employee wellbeing with no stigma or penalty attached to prioritising good health.
Where ex-offenders are genuinely trying to turn a corner and live free from crime, it is vital we do all we can to support them.
Oh, Spring! I want to go out and feel you and get inspiration. My old things seem dead. I want fresh contacts, more vital searching.
The will to win is important, but the will to prepare is vital.
Maintaining checks and balances on the power of the Judiciary Branch and the other two branches is vital to keep the form of government set up by our Founding Fathers.
I had friends but I was spending a great deal of my time alone and for me that was vital because there’s an awful lot you learn about yourself when you’re alone.
I view advertising as being this romanticizing element that helps us appreciate, understand and enjoy how remarkable it is that we’ve been able to do so much, and learn so much. I view it as really vital, even though sometimes it can be really annoying.
I think offensive linemen generally took the weight room and the workouts much more seriously, because we saw that it was a vital part of our training. We needed to be big and strong, and our muscles needed to be in good shape to handle the beatings.
On education, in order to ensure that America remains a world leader, we must create an educated, skilled workforce in the vital areas of science, math, engineering and information technology. At the same time, we must give every student access to a college degree.
Before I lost my voice, it was slurred, so only those close to me could understand, but with the computer voice, I found I could give popular lectures. I enjoy communicating science. It is important that the public understands basic science, if they are not to leave vital decisions to others.
I feel really good at Everton. My team-mates are helping me with my confidence on the field, and that is vital. And being part of the Brazil national team has been really important for my morale and a positive thing for my confidence.
When a foreign adversary knows that an American official has deceived or withheld vital information from our government, it creates a fundamental counterintelligence vulnerability that can render that official irreparably compromised.
When the chair of an investigating committee refuses to share vital findings or source information with any of his colleagues, his committee’s ability to function has been fundamentally undermined.
The practice of peace and reconciliation is one of the most vital and artistic of human actions.
Yieldedness is vital in listening to what He has to say.
You have to be an athlete. A sense of timing is vital. So is dedication. Being a stuntman calls for qualities usually associated with being a dancer.
You are ugly when you love her, you are beautiful and fresh, vital and free, modern and poetic when you don’t… you are more beautiful as an orphan than as your mother’s son.
People after death become complete again. The blind can see, the deaf can hear, cripples are no longer crippled after all their vital signs have ceased to exist.
One of my key areas of unification is to champion multiracialism. Multiracialism is vital to unity.
As a conservative power, the United States has a vital interest in upholding and expanding the reign of law in international relations.
Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed.
It is important for you to know who you are and who you may become. It is more important than what you do, even as vital as your work is and will be.
Working parents, working families, and expectant workers are vital members of our workforce. Ensuring their success is how we maintain our global economic advantage.
On average, our corps members stay in the classroom for eight years. But again, given the systemic nature of educational inequity, we know it is vital that some of our alumni take their experience outside the classroom.
Political conflicts distort and disturb a people’s sense of distinction between matters of importance and matters of urgency. What is vital is disguised by what is merely a matter of well being.
I do believe that Planned Parenthood provides vital services to those in need and disagree with its funding cuts contained in the H.R. 1 package.
A vital democracy requires an informed electorate, civil discourse, and bold thinking.
My dog and two cats are such a vital part of my life. To say that I am their owner doesn’t reflect at all the profound bond and responsibility that I have towards them.
I taught policy and politics for seven years at a university. I told my students lobbyists are not a bad thing; they’re absolutely vital.
The NFL goes to great lengths to protect what it calls ‘the integrity of the game.’ The same should be said for us as individuals. Integrity, the truthful interaction of word and deed, not only creates leaders in the locker room who are worthy of being followed; it is also vital for success at home.
For as Jews, the problem happens to be more urgent and vital than for others; because the destruction of religion on America will involve the destruction also of the religious training of freedom; and with that our civil liberties.
The Hyperledger Project is gaining traction on a daily basis, displaying how vital this effort is in advancing distributed ledger technology. Uniting the industry to drive this initiative forward is paramount to the success of distributed ledger technology.
The desire from those abroad to join our ranks is overwhelming. Tens of millions have applied for the limited amount of diversity visas available every year, illustrating the demand and need to maintain this vital path to American citizenship.
The Paris Agreement threw people of the world a lifeline, and the United States played a vital role in getting us there, not least by working closely with China to clear the decks to a global deal.
If Mohammed bin Salman wants to deal properly with corruption, he must preserve two elements vital to the Saudi economy: trust in the state and the role of national companies.
Nearly every one of the genes that turns out to be a key player in cancer has a vital role in the normal physiology of an organism. The genes that enable our brains and blood cells to develop are implicated in cancer.
We need a free press. We must have it. It’s vital.
Could it be that violence is as much a part of the American identity as the Constitution, and a vital component to its economic stability?
Drones can be a huge advantage to agencies fighting natural disasters. They can launch immediately, gather vital data about an emergency situation, and help efficiently relay that information to all agencies involved, all without putting further lives at risk.
I think it’s vital to have something outside your acting to keep you rooted in the real world, and help you fill the vacuum. If you have nothing else, it can be unhealthy. For me being a Christian has been invaluable: it simply means acting isn’t the centre of my life.
Confidence is vital to pushing creativity and creating a point of difference.
Federal resources are vital to the health of our HBCUs.
I feel at various times in my life that I’ve been at a point where I had to choose between a death sentence and a life sentence. And I want to live. What do I do to live? What do I do to be vital? And the answer is always creativity. The answer is always art.
It must be understood that every architecture is bound to its time and manifests itself only in vital tasks and through the materials of its age. It has never been otherwise.
As one of its first acts after coming into existence, the EPA banned the vital pesticide DDT.
The ability to think straight, some knowledge of the past, some vision of the future, some skill to do useful service, some urge to fit that service into the well-being of the community – these are the most vital things education must try to produce.
The creative tension with spirituality vs. practicality in the world of politics is a vital conversation.
Poetry is as vital as ever. The teaching of poetry reading, however, is sluggish and, often, slovenly. It needs to be expanded in the school curriculum and be more a feature of society at large. The newspapers should all be carrying a daily poem. It should be as natural as reading a novel.
In my opinion, the power of the mind in sport is vital. If you can overpower those physical risks mentally, you can get your body round it physically. I’ve made my body do things because of my mind that it shouldn’t have been able to do.
Liberty does not exist where rights are on one side and power on the other. To be liberty, rights must be armed with vital powers. A people cannot be free who do not participate in the control of the government which operates upon them.
Failure and its accompanying misery is for the artist his most vital source of creative energy.
Good instincts are vital to longevity in the NFL.
We cannot have communion with Christ till we are in union with Him; and we cannot have communion with the Church till we are in vital union with it.
Ultimately, the reason privacy is so vital is it’s the realm in which we can do all the things that are valuable as human beings. It’s the place that uniquely enables us to explore limits, to test boundaries, to engage in novel and creative ways of thinking and being.
Access to capital is important for all firms, but it’s particularly vital for startups and young firms, which often lack a sufficient stream of earnings to increase employment and internally finance capital spending.
My religion is my most precious possession. Except for it, I could easily have become excessively occupied with industry. Sharing responsibility for church work has been a vital counterbalance in my life.
For far too long, Washington has denied the American citizens of Puerto Rico vital human services and adequate health care funding.
All the evidence shows that establishing the habit of voting as early as possible is a vital tool in making sure that it’s maintained throughout people’s lives.
When Facebook famously moved out to Palo Alto, there were people in the same house Facebook was based in working on different ideas. It is vital to remember that.
Both when you defend and when you attack it needs to be about possession and positioning is vital.
Kennedy saw the presidency as the vital center of government, and a president’s primary goal as galvanizing commitments to constructive change. He aimed to move the country and the world toward a more peaceful future, not just through legislation but through inspiration.
It’s vital that my partner and I are in constant discussion with each other and with our sons about how they’re developing emotionally and physically within their peer groups.
Everybody has ideas. The vital question is, what do you do with them? My rock musician sons shape their ideas into music. My sister takes her ideas and fashions them into poems. My brother uses his ideas to help him understand science. I take my ideas and turn them into stories.
Our engagement through international economics, trade, these trade agreements, is vital and is linked to our national security. This is a lesson we learned from the ’30s, it is a lesson we learned post-World War II, and it plays to our strengths.
For parents – women in particular – good quality, affordable childcare is vital.
I think the term ‘friend’ itself has lost almost all of its exclusivity. Even the term ‘good friend’ is overused. Adding the word ‘vital’ provides a clear definition of what we mean.
The demand for equal rights in every vocation of life is just and fair; but, after all, the most vital right is the right to love and be loved.
Good jobs that allow Coloradans to pursue their dreams and provide for their families are vital to a prosperous country and empower each person.
Art breathes into life a surplus that is both vital and extraordinary.
The United States Jewish population has made many vital contributions in all areas of our society in such ways as helping to develop the cultural, scientific, political and economic life of our country.
I was raised with the idea that the arts were a doss – but the arts are vital. If you see Mark Rylance perform Shakespeare at the Globe, you know it’s a spiritual act.
If someone had told me years ago that sharing a sense of humour was so vital to partnerships, I could have avoided a lot of sex!
Reading builds the educated and informed electorate so vital to our democracy.
Keeping an active mind has been vital to my survival, as has been maintaining a sense of humor.
It’s about how to bring together the seemingly contradictory aspects of the memorial, which is about a tragedy and how it changed the world, but also about creating a vital and beautiful city of the 21st century.
Battle is the soldier’s vital breath! Peace turns him into a stooping asthmatic. War makes him a whole man again, and gives him the heart, strength, and vigor of a hero.
I felt like the last thing we did, ‘The Eternal,’ and the touring we did behind it was some of the strongest stuff we’d ever done, and the band was very much a vital entity.
Anything that keeps me off balance is vital.
Music is a vital part of my life, and it has been since I was a kid. It helped me find my identity as a person, it helped me find my identity as an artist, and it helped me get in touch with emotions that I didn’t know I had.
We have no vital national interest in Syria’s civil war.
If you can promise a vital and vibrant research environment as well as great students to your faculty, you can recruit some top faculty. The top faculty on your roster will then help you to attract further top students in your program.
Design is a vital component to the enrichment of our everyday lives. Japan has a very rich history and culture of design, and I feel it is a very important dialogue to open and keep evolving.
I urge you children to be patient with your parents. If they seem to be out of touch on such vital issues as dating, clothing styles, modern music, and use of family cars, listen to them anyway. They have the experience that you lack.
Peace is what enables development and is critical in providing opportunities to young people. Efforts to preserve peace are absolutely vital in bringing prosperity and hope for the future.
Public social services, infrastructural policies, and so on are vital. But a basic income should be part of a package of reforms.
My parents had this incredibly vital relationship with an audience, like muscle with blood. This was the main competition I had for my parents’ attention: an audience.
La Scala is easily one of the top 10 symbols of Italy’s cultural excellence. That makes it vital to our global image. Closing it would send a message to the rest of the world that Italy doesn’t care.
I believe that curiosity, wonder and passion are defining qualities of imaginative minds and great teachers; that restlessness and discontent are vital things; and that intense experience and suffering instruct us in ways that less intense emotions can never do.
The president is married to a teacher. He knows how vital it is for students to be in classrooms.
I hadn’t been practicing or playing or anything. But that had been a vital part of my life.
The ‘Guardian’ supports the vital work that volunteers and campaigners do to mitigate homelessness and destitution; we will also continue to report on the causes of homelessness and destitution and urge policy change that will solve it.
A concerted effort to preserve our heritage is a vital link to our cultural, educational, aesthetic, inspirational, and economic legacies – all of the things that quite literally make us who we are.
Specifically, I am concerned about the long-term condition of Social Security. I am committed to ensuring that current beneficiaries and those nearing retirement face no reduction in benefits, while preserving this vital program for future generations.
Too many vital education dollars that should be spent in the classroom are bouncing around in the federal bureaucracy.
The Resource Center will be able to map all of the resources in and around the Compton community while providing customized assistance that will be a vital asset to improving our ability to service our youth, adults, and families.
The right to marry is vital in society. It’s a right that’s older than the Bill of Rights because it goes back to the common law.
Americans are in vital need of the instruction that historians can provide.
I always knew that food and wine were vital, with my mother being Italian and a good cook.
My family is vital to me – just the sense of being surrounded by no pretension.
If schools don’t make books important then children who come from homes with no books, and who don’t visit libraries, will never find their way into this vital way of presenting ideas, feelings and knowledge.
It is extremely dangerous to talk about limits or borders. It is vital, instead, that we remain completely open, that we are always involved, and that we aim to contribute personally in social events.
Music and language are a vital element. We, as actors and directors, offer it to people who want to experience it. Sometimes the actual meaning is less important than the words themselves.
Cage Warriors is a brilliant organisation. They’re doing great things for European MMA, and they’re giving the platform for guys like me who came through. They’re vital. I’m forever grateful for the opportunities I got.
Extending federal unemployment insurance is vital for millions of Americans laid off through no fault of their own, and it serves as an important economic stimulus.
Offshore oil and gas has proven to be a vital strategic resource for the United Kingdom. Not only has it contributed to Britain’s energy security over decades, but it has supported hundreds of thousands of jobs across the country and contributed hundreds of billions of pounds in taxes to the economy.
Medicaid is a vital safety net for New York’s poor and vulnerable, young and old alike.
PubMed Central is vital for researchers and the public alike. Only through free access can everyone find out where the cutting edge of research lies. With access to the latest studies, patients and their families have a much-needed piece of the puzzle as they consider treatment options and potential outcomes.
When I was a single, working mom with a newborn, I learned just how vital it is to have comprehensive, affordable health care.
What I do believe is theatre is a medium with a peculiar ability to air vital issues.
I am an athlete first and foremost, and it is vital for my competitiveness, my well being, and for my preparations for events during the European summer that I measure my performance against other athletes.
Maternity leave and parental leave is absolutely vital for strengthening families. It’s an issue for men and women.
It is a vital British and European interest to demonstrate to Putin that Trump is on our side, not his.
Feeling strong is important, and to feel in your body is a vital part of being a woman, regardless of whether you’re a mother or not.
Having money is rather like being a blond. It is more fun but not vital.
The attack and our response show just how vital Arizona’s military bases are to the defense of our country. We need to do everything we can to protect them.
So okay, I accepted, and I realized while working for that concert that I’d been missing something very important and vital to me, and that something was music.
Since 1989, public alarm at the prospect of atomic Armageddon has quietened, but the number of nuclear-armed states has increased, arsenals are being modernized, and powerful states remain convinced that a nuclear security umbrella is vital to national defense, domestic prestige, and geopolitical clout.
Yom HaShoah is a vital day in the Jewish calendar, providing us with a focal point for our remembrance. We cannot bring the dead back to life, but we can bring their memory back to life and ensure they are not forgotten. We can undertake in our lives to do what they were so cruelly prevented from doing in theirs.
In addition to being a vital part of our history, agriculture is central to our growing economy and maintaining the outstanding quality of life we enjoy in our Commonwealth.
I thought the ’60s was the most exciting time and the most vital music, and we were really together as one mind then. Then afterwards, the songs and the bad drugs, that took its toll.
Sydney in general is eclectic. You can be on that brilliant blue ocean walk in the morning and then within 20 minutes you can be in a completely vast suburban sprawl or an Italian or Asian suburb, and it’s that mix of people, it’s that melting pot of people that give it its vital personality.
With VAR, the refereeing errors will be reduced, and therefore, we’ll all be on equal terms. It will take a lot of the responsibility from the referees on vital decisions, like penalties and goals, and they will make far fewer mistakes.
Broadway was very vital back in the ’20s. There were probably close to hundreds of productions that opened up through the course of the year and through the course of a Broadway season.
The Carnival dancers are such a vital part of any carnival, whether it’s in Rio, Mardi Gras or even Notting Hill Carnival in my home town of London. Once you see them, you know it’s time to party.
I was taught nothing about the suffragettes in school. The version I eventually got was mainly about the peaceful campaigning of the constitutional suffragists. Their work was vital, but there was this other, not widely known story of the women who risked everything, who were prepared to break every taboo.
Chemical weapons simply have no place in the 21st century. Progress in this vital area will help generate momentum to meet our goal of eliminating all weapons of mass destruction.
The real end winner of NAFTA is going to be Mexico because we have the human capital. We have that resource that is vital to the success of the U.S. economy.
Apprenticeships, when they are delivered well, have the potential to offer massive benefits to our employers and our economy as a whole by upskilling our workforce, and offer a vital alternative to those who feel that a more academic route is not the right one for them.
Indian-Americans are physicians, engineers, CEOs, professors, teachers, entrepreneurs. They are a vital part of the United States’ economic and social fabric. Because of this long history, the bonds among our people and our cultures will remain strong.
Our servicemen and woman need to know that Congress has their back by making resources available to modernize, train, and equip them so they can continue to protect vital U.S. security interests.
I’m not eager at all to present my life out there for public consumption. I like to do one or two films a year and then do what is absolutely obligatory in terms of promoting them. My life outside of films is vital to me.
It’s vital that low-income Americans have access to communications services, including broadband Internet, which Lifeline helps to achieve.
The knowledge we gain about the secrets of the spiritual world is at every hour, at every moment, of vital and profound significance for our souls; what seems to be remote from us personally is often what the soul inwardly needs.
I don’t need to be liked, but I need to be vital – on set or on stage – and I think that probably would be my advice: Stay vital. It’s about saying ‘no’ and asking the tough questions and believing in yourself when no one else will, but you have to know the rules to break them.
Whatever the practical value of the Walden experiment may be, there is no question that the book is one of the most vital and pithy ever written.
The eventual place the American army should take on the western front was to a large extent influenced by the vital question of communication and supply.
If we want to preserve the foundation of our democracy, it’s vital that we find common ground that allows us to work for the greater good of this nation. This does not mean giving up our values. This does not mean swallowing a bitter compromise.
Although I believe deeply that the Children’s Health Insurance Program and the Community Health Center program are invaluable, I reject the notion that we cannot reauthorize these programs without plundering other equally vital programs.
Truth is about propositions. When it comes to determining truth, it is vital to understand the methods used by individuals in asserting propositions.
Most urgently, women’s identity must be premised upon our ‘beauty’ so that we will remain vulnerable to outside approval, carrying the vital sensitive organ of self-esteem exposed to the air.
Los Angeles doesn’t have as vital a theatre as New York does. And that’s something that really interests me.
For many people who face anxieties, depression, trauma or grief that dominate their lives, a vital source of support may be a counsellor or psychotherapist.
Our ports are a vital link in national security and it is extremely dangerous to be considering their sale to the United Arab Emirates government.
Having women in office is vital to the health of our democracy because women play a unique role in our society. By and large, women are still the primary caregivers in families, even as we have taken our place in the workforce.
So, in other words, how you respond to a sculpture, how a viewer sees the sculpture, is vital.
Many of the worst cases that triggered the campaign for libel reform involved corporations suing critics, so these particular sections of the bill are vital to reduce future abuses of libel law.
Once again, we see the Bush administration paying for its failed policies by cutting funds to vital public services and jeopardizing more American jobs.
Gorilla tourism is vital to Rwanda’s economy: It’s the third highest source of income.
It is a different world than when I was growing up, and you started to just kind of maintain at thirty-five and just hope you can hope it together. People are a lot more vital than I am and doing all kinds of things and leading really important movements.
I think it is vital to fight to do something you want to do despite not gaining your community’s or your friends’ approval.
We must reject the easy impulses of bitterness and rancor and embrace the difficult work, but the important work, the vital work of finding a path forward together.
Poetry is nearer to vital truth than history.
I was MCing in the playground, spitting lyrics over mobile phones – Sony Ericsson, Walkmans, W810s, the Teardrop Nokia phones, all of that. Vital equipment! I never even had a DJ set where a DJ’s playing vinyl, and I’m spitting.
I believe the war on terror is the vital discussion of this decade and of our generation, probably. To win the war on terror, you need a good offense and a good defense. On defense, I regret to say, basically, this administration has not come close to doing what is necessary.
When you’re a hammer, everything looks like a nail; when you’re a skilled intelligence professional, everything looks like a vital source for collection.
Listen to clients, employees, and peers and stay open to their ideas, feedback, and answers. Doing so is vital to the success of any leader.
It’s vital that communities actually get something back in return for seeing their area developed.
Silicon Valley today is populated mostly by people who would consider themselves winners of the traditional race. This causes the exclusion of the voices that are vital to a round, robust society. It’s beyond gentrification.
There are times in your life where you need to make vital choices.
I have seen how leaders rule by intimidation. Leaders who demonize and dehumanize entire groups of people often do so because they have nothing else to offer. And I have seen how places that stifle the voices and dismiss the potential of their citizens are diminished: how they are less vital, less hopeful, less free.
I had an experience which I could not explain to myself and to others while I was on my way back from a south Mumbai party. It was near Haji Ali. All six of us who were travelling went through this. And this experience which I went through became the vital ingredient of the story of ‘Talaash’.
I’ve always had a sense that I am doing something very important, something vital.
From the long range point of view, I do not know of anything we can do more important than to make some contribution to the preservation of religion as a vital force in America.
Terrorism has once again shown it is prepared deliberately to stop at nothing in creating human victims. An end must be put to this. As never before, it is vital to unite forces of the entire world community against terror.
Our Constitution in many situations rightly demands a warrant or order before we take investigative steps. And the FISC provides that vital, independent oversight.
The function of journalism is, primarily, to uncover vital new information in the public interest and to put that information in a context so that we can use it to improve the human condition.
The Jones Act is an important tool to maintain Northeast Florida’s domestic ship repair industry, which is so vital to our Navy and national security.
I always try to mix it up with each book – changing tone, changing style keeps the work very vital for me.
Every vital organization owes its birth and life to an exciting and daring idea.
Writing is, of course, a solitary occupation. But for many writers, myself included, it’s through writing that we make certain vital connections.
Economic success is the vital underpinning of every happy nation.
Writers like John T. Edge, whose work is all about the cultural histories behind food, have done so much to show that these stories are a really vital part of our cultural heritage.
Boredom is… a vital problem for the moralist, since half the sins of mankind are caused by the fear of it.
When gasoline and rubber are rationed, electric power and transport facilities are becoming increasingly scarce, and manpower shortages are developing, it is difficult for people to understand their increased use for other than the most vital needs of war.
The tech company needs to win in the war for talent. This means much greater focus on the employee, not simply as cog in the machine, but vital member of a programming team in a race against time and competitors. Wall Street is up-or-out, dog-eat-dog, survival of the fittest.
Polling is an art as well as a science, and the art of crafting good questions is still vital.
I didn’t intend ‘Hector’ to be a self-help book when I first started writing. I wrote it as a little tale about a psychiatrist, like me, who sets off around the world in order to discover the vital ingredients for happiness.
If everyone on the Court always voted for the prosecution against the defendant, for the corporation against the plaintiffs, and for the government against the condemned, a vital spark of American democracy would be extinguished.
Historical facts are the vital framework around which non-fiction writers construct their narratives; they are, quite simply, indispensable.
Courses in the humanities, in particular, often seem impractical, but they are vital, because they stretch your imagination and challenge your mind to become more responsive, more critical, bigger.
Building a bridge, in my opinion, is a symbolic gesture, linked with the needs of people who cross over it, and with the idea of overcoming or surmounting obstacles. A modern bridge can also be a work of art. It helps to shape our daily lives and becomes a vital experience for all the people who use it.
It’s the little details that are vital. Little things make big things happen.
You can’t have a free democracy if you don’t have a free media that can provide vital and independent information to the people.
I called their attention also to the absence of all means of ventilating the hall, remarking that, as we had already breathed the air which it contained for a full hour, it must have lost much of its vital properties and needed to be renewed.
It is paradoxical that many educators and parents still differentiate between a time for learning and a time for play without seeing the vital connection between them.
I’m passionate about mobilizing young Latinos to get to the polls, so I’m involved with Voto Latino. Latinos are a vital but underrepresented force in this country.
As the technology is developed, autonomous driving could provide driving opportunities for the physically challenged or enable the elderly to continue driving longer. This will be vital as many nations experience an aging population.
As more and more families decide to build their future in Connecticut, it’s vital we invest in housing.
Being vital means knowing the rules and being brave enough to break them.
It is vital that people are aware of what the Foreign Office can and can’t do.
Confidence, it turns out, is as vital to a players success as is talent.
Accessible local libraries are vital to communities and to children.
It is vital for me to make progress as a lyrical singer since it also helps me to sing rock better.
The Senator from Massachusetts has given us ample grounds to doubt the judgment and the attitude he brings to bear on vital issues of national security.
If you’re writing a thriller, mystery, Western or adventure-driven book, you’d better keep things moving rapidly for the reader. Quick pacing is vital in certain genres. It hooks readers, creates tension, deepens the drama, and speeds things along.
Since the littoral combat ship plays a vital role, we want to make sure we’re buying the correct version.
I have learned that grief is a vital part of my heart and accept it as a gift that exists alongside joy.
If I can challenge old ideas about aging, I will feel more and more invigorated. I want to represent this new way. I want to be a new version of the 70-year-old woman. Vital, strong, very physical, very agile. I think that the older I get, the more yoga I’m going to do.
When you go to an oasis, you go there to supply yourself with the vital things you are missing, things that you need.
I feel very strongly that it is vital for us to constantly keep in mind the fact that the Jewish problem is but a phase of the world problem.
The U.K. and India are vital strategic partners and we are striving further to strengthen our cooperation in facing global threats and challenges.
When it comes to professionalism, it makes sense to talk about being professional in IT. Standards are vital so that IT professionals can provide systems that last.
‘Mirage’ was an attempt to get back into the flow that ‘Rumours’ had. But we missed a vital ingredient. That was the passion.
A flourishing, morally credible media is a vital component in the maintenance of genuinely public talk, argument about common good.
I was an early user of AOL – so early, I didn’t even have a number after my user name. For me, email was once vital, both for personal and business uses.
As a woman, I’m expected to want everything to be nice and to be nice myself. A very English thing. I don’t design nice buildings – I don’t like them. I like architecture to have some raw, vital, earthy quality.
It is my hope that the number of stem cell lines available for federally-funded research will be expanded so that the government can continue to participate in this vital research and provide hope to the millions of Americans with diseases that might be cured.
Ukraine is a vital link for Europe: our energy transportation networks; our location between the European Union and Eurasia. We’re the melting pot of Catholicism and Orthodox Christianity. The democracy we founded with the Orange Revolution has to be an example for other post-Soviet states.
It is vital for officials and regulators to have input from people within our businesses who understand the intricacies of how financial markets operate and the consequences of certain policy decisions.
I always kind of think if The Beatles were still around now, people would’ve lost interest quite a long time ago. Seven years of recording – it’s there forever. I think not outstaying your welcome is a vital ingredient.
Humour plays a vital part in any ‘Bhavai’ performance and is seen in plays.
America can enjoy a vital, fully functioning government, with all the benefits provided by Texas, while reducing Texas at the same time.
There is incredible potential for digital technology in and beyond the classroom, but it is vital to rethink how learning is organised if we are to reap the rewards.
The idea of the vital movement of the world and its movement is simultaneity.
Our investments in social justice and basic needs are as vital to our future as fiscal and macroeconomic reforms. A nation deeply divided will not stand. And it certainly will not move forward.
The numbers that we can welcome to our own countries are relatively small in comparison to the millions that have been displaced, but it’s vital because it sets an example.
The bikini scenes in ‘Billa’ were vital because they showed me as a seductress. I’d like to say here that outfits define a character and help an actor, say, 30 per cent, the rest depends on one’s histrionic skills.
The Snake and Columbia river system is vital to the Pacific Northwest.
From this it follows that con-sideration for other persons or for other living beings is very vital for goodness and want of consideration for other people makes human beings selfish, regardless for other people’s good.
While the seeming independence of the federal judiciary has played a vital part in making its actions virtual Holy Writ for the bulk of the people, it is also and ever true that the judiciary is part and parcel of the government apparatus and appointed by the executive and legislative branches.
A measuring jug is also vital when cooking rice, as this is always measured by volume rather than by weight.
Keeping the risk management plan up to date can transform it from a door stop into a vital project management tool. Remember: what you don’t know can kill your project.
What I dislike is conventional realism – a system of gestures, descriptions, psychological revelations that was once a vital way of representing the world but has become hackneyed through endless repetition. I’d argue that a conventional realist isn’t a realist at all, but a falsifier of the real.
If we want our regulators to do better, we have to embrace a simple idea: regulation isn’t an obstacle to thriving free markets; it’s a vital part of them.
Three-wheelers are a vital means of transportation and a source of livelihood for millions of people every day.
Music, for me, is vital. Punjabi, Bollywood, Sufi, RnB… I listen to it all. When I’m not listening to music, you will find me chatting with friends. Off the field, I just let my instincts take over. I certainly don’t think about batting, or which bowlers I’m going to face.
Modern medicine uses imaging ‘windows’ such as magnetic resonance imaging scanners to bring into view otherwise unseen vital information that skilled physicians can use for the benefit of their patients.
America once used the words ‘treason’ and ‘traitors’ only in cases of actual betrayal of our nation’s most vital secrets or interests.
While sleep is clearly vital to emotional well-being, what is it, exactly, about sleep that is so necessary? As it turns out, mood disorders are strongly linked to abnormal patterns of dreaming.
Clean drinking water is vital to every person and community in North Carolina and stopping threats to our water safety is a top priority for state government.
For so long, Arab culture has been misconceived by the western mindset as exotic, or more recently, as dangerous, so spaces like Mathaf are vital for asserting a sense of connectedness.
Bringing the troops home is necessary not just for the future of Iraq, but also for the people of the United States. We must stop the hemorrhaging of tax dollars that could go to meet our Nation’s vital domestic needs.
I’m an irredeemable urbanite. I can’t imagine living more than a five-minute walk from my fellow human beings. Other people are vital to my peace of mind.
In emerging democracies like Russia, in authoritarian states like Iran or even Yugoslavia, journalists play a vital role in civil society. In fact, they form the very basis of those new democracies and civil societies.
Small businesses are the heart of a thriving community and vital to the American economy, and there isn’t one in Georgia or across our country that hasn’t been impacted by the coronavirus pandemic.
Since I began writing my new ‘Bad Company’ story, anyone who’s connected with ‘2000 AD’ has probably heard the sad news of the death of Brett Ewins, penciller and vital component of the original ‘Bad Company’ team.
Terrorists continue to exploit divisions between law enforcement and the intelligence communities that limit the sharing of vital counterterrorism information.
By 12, my body had changed, although instead of blossoming into Cindy Mancini from ‘Can’t Buy Me Love,’ I more closely resembled Chunk from ‘The Goonies.’ My inside world may have been filled with a poetic and vital feminine life force, but the outside world saw and told me otherwise.
Our contemporary analogues to the personal notebook now live on the web – communal, crowdsourced, and shared online in real time. Some of the most interesting and vital work I come across exists only in pixels.
There’s no reason that a writer, if they have some discipline and curiosities and passion, can’t be vital for a long, long time.
Instincts are learned on the football field through experience. It’s vital in sports because things happen so rapidly that you have to rely on your instincts at times to make quick decisions.
On a TV show, for instance, dancers have to be paid for a week and a half rehearsal time. So unless they’re vital to a production, they’re just not used.
Social Security is too vital to be lumped into backroom budget talks where the views of ordinary Americans risk going unheard.
In medicine as well as in romantic poetry, it is the heart that is the center and controlling mechanics of life. If the heart stops, life stops. The loss of sight doesn’t not mean death. Yet for ages, the eyes was believed to contain a human being’s vital essence – a not wholly irrational belief.
In a large bureaucracy, it is vital to keep eyes on the grassroots as they almost always will give you warning of problems faster than official signals (which says a lot about official signals).
My father-in-law’s pro-growth policies are clearly working for Mississippi, and keeping Hyde-Smith in the Senate is vital to ensuring that partisan gridlock doesn’t bring our great American revival to a halt.
Socialism is practical, in the best sense of the term; a living, vital force of inestimable value to society.
Disease is a vital expression of the human organism.
If there’s one vital, but underappreciated, subject in the conversation about climate change, it’s waste: how to define it, how to create less of it, how to deal with it without adding more pollution to the planet or the atmosphere.
This sort of encouragement is vital for any writer. And lastly the publication of Touching the Flame, which was on hold for two years and went through a few publishers before finding a stable home.
The media does play a vital role in our democracy, and if we cannot depend on journalistic ethics, the nation’s in trouble.
In this world filled with challenges, we do need help from time to time. Religion, eternal truth, and our missionaries are vital parts of that help.
I look back on my 20s. It’s supposed to be the prime of your life, the most vital, the most beautiful. But you’re making your critical decisions and sometimes your most critical mistakes.
Each American has a right to be heard, and I was proud to vote to pass the Voting Rights Advancement Act to restore vital voter protections and strengthen Virginians’ trust in our political process.
I have learned that delivering the best possible palliative care to children is vital, providing children and their families with a place of support, care and enhancement at a time of great need is simply life-changing.
Investments in women are positively correlated to growth, prosperity, stability, democracy, health – and vital to our national security. We cannot write off the talent of half the world and expect to confront our challenges.
I can tell you from experience that God’s help and presence in our lives is vital. He is the Author of all true success and everything that is good-without Him, we can do nothing of true value.
The Voting Rights Act of 1965 was indeed a vital instrument of democracy, ensuring the integrity and reliability of a democratic process that we as a Country hold so dear.
Whether one believes or not, religion is as real a force in the life of the world as economics or politics, and it demands fair-minded attention. Even if you think the entire religious enterprise is at best misguided and at worst counterproductive, it remains vital, inspiring great good and, sometimes, great evil.
We must restore faith in politics. Reform of the House of Lords is only one part of the answer, but it is a vital one.
War is, in fact, an extension of politics, and in any war, military operations have to be conducted in such a way that they contribute to sustainable political outcomes consistent with vital interests that are at stake in that war.
I can tell you what I personally use a camera for. Basically, it is to record a moment. A moment that is vital to give the viewer a sensation of liveliness, sadness, joy and so on.
The Democrats’ foreign policy is bad for Europe and deadly for Hungary. The migration and foreign policy advocated by the Republican candidate, Mr. Trump, is good for Europe and vital for Hungary.
I’ve always believed as a value that the government has a vital – not overwhelming, but vital – role to play in furthering human welfare and good. I think we have an important supportive role to play, hopefully intelligent and sensible.
On a personal level, there are many people who have meant a great deal to me. My father and mother were certainly of vital importance, not only in themselves but because they created a world for me to revolt against.
Each of us has a vital role to play in building a world in which the government and technology serve the world’s people and not the other way around.
I think it’s vital that we be critical of the things that we love.
I am 5 ft 6 in, and at my peak, my vital statistics were 37-22-35. I didn’t even think about my weight – but now I work hard at keeping healthy. Fortunately, my husband Richie is as much of a fitness buff as I am.
It turns out that the very genes that turn on in cancer cells perform vital functions in normal cells. In other words, the very genes that allow our embryos to grow or our brains to grow, our bodies to grow, if you mutate them, if you distort them, then you unleash cancer.
Competition is a powerful and essential part of this nation’s economy and vital to cutting government costs.
We need to fund our troops. We need to protect them. We need to increase homeland security. These are vital national security interest we need to fund.
Political correctness is one of the engines of nannyism. Allowing and even encouraging ‘offensive’ ideas is vital for the intellectually health of a free society.
Superman has evolved continually in the comic books over the course of 75 years. He couldn’t even fly for years in the original comic books. Kryptonite wasn’t added until the ’60s. All sorts of things like this. If a character is going to remain vital, he does have to change with the times.
When patients are admitted to hospital for elective surgery or non-urgent conditions, their vital signs are only monitored every four hours, unless they have been identified as being at high risk of deterioration.
President Bush is endangering our safety, hurting our vital interests, and undermining American values.
I really feel like the proper representation of women, in TV and film, is really important and vital.
It takes most men five years to recover from a college education, and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
I’ve always been someone who has been very driven. I think my circumstances, how I grew up, hard work and work ethic are absolutely vital to any success that people might have, regardless of what they might be doing.
Training is such a vital part of preparation for a game, you really do train to play. It tops up your ability, like sharpening a carving knife. You can get away with not doing it for a while, as long as you have reached a certain standard of fitness.
It is not short of amazing, the power of a great idea to weld men together. There was in it a peculiar, intense, vital spirit if you will, that I have never felt before in any strike.
We had a motto in my school: ‘Men for Others.’ And it was there that my faith became something vital. My north star for orienting my life. And when I left high school, I knew that I wanted to battle for social justice.
You have an iconic character in Superman. You want to keep him vital and relevant to the audience as it evolves. So there’s a creative dynamic.
Change is vital to any actor. If you keep playing lead after lead, you’re really gonna dry up. Because all those vehicles wean you away from the truths of human behaviour.
Working crew made me realise that the actors are a very small part of a very big machine, with each part being vital to make the show work. It so important to remember that it’s not about you, it’s about the show, and working crew hammered that point home to me.
The roads for connectivity are vital. We have partners and we have revenue that we will make sure will come in to build our roads.
As a personal beneficiary of the service that Amtrak provides and as someone who represents a congressional district that counts on safe, reliable rail service, I am a strong supporter of providing this vital industry the funding necessary to continue operations.
Our libraries are pillars in the neighborhood – providing vital services, safe spaces to gather, and connections to essential resources.
China’s growth and stability is a vital issue for all nations.
Most producers I’ve known were writers first, and writing is a vital part of any game show. You could easily argue that the writing is the key ingredient that makes ‘Jeopardy!’ so great.
It’s wasteful spending like this that not only forces tax increases and cuts in vital services… but also really make you wonder: who is City Hall looking out for?
The Paycheck Protection Program has been vital to helping our small businesses and workers weather the coronavirus pandemic. Yet this program has operated with little oversight, and we’ve seen Kansas small businesses owners struggle to access relief while large corporations with deep pockets have no problem.
Recognizing poor leadership is a vital skill to help you achieve greatness.
When I’m living in the world of luxury and celebrity, which is where I found myself for a large part of my life, it’s a walk-on part. Not a vital necessity, like it is for so many people. I enjoy it but I can see right through it!
Growing hemp as nature designed it is vital to our urgent need to reduce greenhouse gases and ensure the survival of our planet.
You know, a balance-sheet is like a bikini, it shows more but it hides what is vital. I learnt to read a balance sheet and then I got fascinated by stocks.
I think a sense of humor vital to get through life: It’s a great link between people and can be very effective in a getting a point across.
We need to root out the waste and abuse that is rampant in our state agencies. When we do that and grow the economy, we will be able to fund the vital programs and services we need.
It is vital that women who have fought to get to the top, lend a hand to women coming after them – sharing their stories and acting as role models.
For insurance solvency, ongoing plan participation is vital.
Partisanship should have no role in the vital U.S.-Israel relationship.
When you reduce taxes on higher earners it’s vital to be reducing them on lower earning people as well so the nation shares in the approach.
Our commitment to our extensive security cooperation with vital international partners, like India, remains steadfast.
If I see anything vital around me, it is precisely that spirit of adventure, which seems indestructible and is akin to curiosity.
Improving oversight of hedge funds and other private funds is vital to their sustainability and to our economy’s stability.
Wifi was never supposed to be a big thing and certainly not a thing that would become as vital to a home as indoor plumbing.
It is vital that Iraq and the United States together send the clearest possible signal that those who commit acts of violence against American military forces and American civilians will not be rewarded with amnesty.
Governments and civil society must step up to ensure inclusivity in the commissioning, design, delivery, and assessment of vital public services.
It is vital that there is a narrator figure whom people believe. That’s why I never do commercials. If I started saying that margarine was the same as motherhood, people would think I was a liar.
If you can’t find the next McDonald’s, I’ll find the next McDonald’s. But it’s vital to be with people who with looking for ’em, because they do exist. They are created.
If he wasn’t so vital in my younger days, I would have never kept up with baseball. At some point, your dad has to motivate you until you actually realize what you’re doing.
The Committee’s review of a series of intelligence shortcomings, to include intelligence prior to 9/11 and the pre-war intelligence on Iraq, clearly reveal how vital a diverse intelligence workforce is to our national security.
I just want fiction to remain a vital force for entertainment and not just for contemplation. Both things can exist.
I will protect and defend France’s vital interests. I will protect and defend Europe.
Investing in children’s education is vital.
From my years of teaching creative writing, I know that new writers take the setting for granted, as simply a place to set the action, but setting is a vital element in fiction writing and deserves serious treatment.
It’s vital that the monarchy keeps in touch with the people. It’s what I try and do.
Philanthropic funding can play a vital role in testing and stimulating innovation that, when proven, can be implemented at scale by business or government.
Every day, in every city and town across the country, police officers are performing vital services that help make their communities safer.
The most vital part of your humanity is the love you have for others. To deny it is to deny your life.
The key to truly rebuilding our central city on a vital and sustainable foundation is people.
Crises are inherent to market economies, but managing them is the key to political success, and the media plays a vital role in getting the policy message across.
As far as I’m concerned, it’s a damned shame that a field as potentially dynamic and vital as journalism should be overrun with dullards, bums, and hacks, hag-ridden with myopia, apathy, and complacence, and generally stuck in a bog of stagnant mediocrity.
Over many years, I have been a supporter of the National Trust and the vital work that they do in preserving our heritage and landscapes – long may this continue.
Global energy security is a vital part of America’s national security.
Make no mistake: Tackling climate change is vital. But to see everything through the lens of short-term CO2 reductions, letting our obsession with carbon blind us to the bigger picture, is to court catastrophe.
Knitwear can play a vital part in layering. The simplicity of a lightweight cardigan makes it one of the best ways to layer outfits. I love granddad cardis for winter, worn over a vintage lace shirt, waistcoat and full skirt with slouchy boots.
Louisiana’s rural communities are vital to the strength of our state.
Trump brings rhetoric and reality together in a cartoon caricature of a Republican politician that anyone can understand. That gives him a vital role in history. He is the perfect exorcist to drive a stake through the heart of the modern Republican Party.
Capitalism and political systems – like companies – must constantly evolve to stay vital.
It is vital that we communicate to seniors their options regarding prescription drug assistance.
All our reporters and editors now work seamlessly in print and online. This integration has transformed the way we work. I believe this is vital to the success and growth of newspapers.
Big teams are absolutely vital if you want to achieve certain results when you’re working on larger scales, both in terms of physical size and productive quantities.
When you make something, cleaning it out of structural debris is one of the most vital things you do.
Water is a finite resource that is essential in the advancement of agriculture, and is vital to human life.
The lack of reliable broadband is hurting our kids. It’s hurting vital services like telehealth. It’s hurting our economy.
Vibrant political parties are vital to the health of our democracy.
Ms. Sciorra is a member of a dwindling fleet of actors who actually sound like they come from somewhere. In her case, ‘somewhere’ is Brooklyn. In most movies, and perhaps especially in a handful of singeing ‘Sopranos’ episodes, ‘somewhere’ makes her vital. She’s what you’d call an around-the-way girl.
A book’s title is vital.
Collaboration is a vital part of my creative life. I’ve had success with Guy Clark and Waylon Jennings and Johnny Cash.
Honduras is strongly anti-Communist, maintains no diplomatic relations with the Soviet Union, and has provided vital support for United States-backed rebels fighting to overthrow the Sandinistas in neighboring Nicaragua.
You know, Equal Interest played at the Bell Atlantic Jazz Festival Awards and not one musician from that category was even thought of. Even thought of! The idea, that here’s this vital energy, and that element doesn’t even know it exists!
I could go insane if I obsessed over every little detail of all of my companies. My management philosophy is to pay attention to the vital few and ignore the trivial many.
You realize you have to become aware of your inner monologue. The things you say to yourself. This raised my consciousness so it was vital to my growth, I would say.
Thanks to postmodernism, we tend to see all facts as meaningless trivia, no one more vital than any other. Yet this disregard for facts qua facts is intellectually crippling. Facts are the raw material of thought, and the knowledge of significant facts makes sophisticated thought possible.
What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels, the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary, and sought to make Him utterly believable, a vital breathing character.
My cinema is an extension of myself. A sort of life-testimony of my vital experience, with my few virtues and my numerous limitations.
I would not describe myself as an avid jazz fan and I am not a jazz musician myself. However, that is not to say that jazz does not play a vital and important role in my life.
Rules are to be initiated for the allotment of scarce raw materials etc; and their use and processing for other than war, or otherwise absolutely vital, goods is prohibited.
By definition, chaplains minister to the spiritual needs of our men and women in armed services, a vital function that an individual without any inclination toward spirituality would not be able to perform.
In Canada, women’s rights are a vital part of our effort to build a society of real equality – not just for some, but for all Canadians. A society in which women no longer encounter discrimination nor are shut out from opportunities open to others.
One of the central planks of China’s stated plan for world domination is their Belt and Road Initiative, which makes countries around the world dependent on China for vital infrastructure.
It is vital that the entire international system is ready to meet the challenges of future disasters.
The most important tribute any human being can pay to a poem or a piece of prose he or she really loves is to learn it by heart. Not by brain, by heart; the expression is vital.
The transatlantic relationship is vital for both our countries: France will remain a reliable ally of the United States. Nevertheless, ally does not mean aligned.
Water is one of the most basic and vital requirements for survival. And with the issue of water shortage aggravating every single day, it’s just something I felt we had to address and spread the message on whatever level we can.
The Wellcome Trust is a hugely important organisation, and it is vital that its fundraising continues unabated.
Two things are vital for me. I’ve always had people who protected me, and I’ve always had people who helped me. Before I decide, I consult with three, four people who I trust.
A century ago, petroleum – what we call oil – was just an obscure commodity; today it is almost as vital to human existence as water.
Our participation in the single market, and our ability to help set its rules is the principal reason for our membership of the EU. So it is a vital interest for us to protect the integrity and fairness of the single market for all its members.
It is precisely as though I were possessed by some other spirit when I enter on a new task of acting, as though something within me presses a switch and my own consciousness merges into some other, greater, more vital being.
I feel like war should occur only for the most vital and necessary reasons, and only then.
I want to be very clear: whenever it is possible to capture a suspected terrorist, it is the unqualified preference of the administration to take custody of that individual so we can obtain information that is vital to the safety and security of the American people.
I am blessed to be able to work at a job I love and also give back in the most vital way – to people in need.
What vital U.S. interest is imperiled in who comes to power in Podgorica, Montenegro? Why cannot Europe handle this problem in its own back yard?
I have a huge belief in the importance of bees, not just for their honey, which is a healing and delicious food, but the necessity of bee colonies that are vital to the health of the planet.
I don’t know if younger poets read a lot of, you know, the poets – the established poets. There was a lot of pretty boring stuff to sort of put up with and to add to, to make something vital from.
For many children, the library represents their only access to books, reading, and the Internet outside of their home. If you think about how far behind a child would be without access to these fundamental tools – tools that are vital to successful employment later in life – it’s a travesty.
The desire for self-improvement is vital. There is no point in pushing children; they need to be the ones who want to learn new skills.
Unstructured play gives kids the space they need to tinker and take risks – both vital for the budding entrepreneur.
If you have something that you know is important to you and vital to you… then this will perhaps help people understand the importance of confronting it and being brave about it.
It breaks my heart to hear of our theatres struggling to survive. As well as playing a vital role in community life, they’re guardians of our heritage and should be cherished.
What a thrill it is to have my writing recognized by an institution as admirable and vital as the National Endowment for the Arts.
The majority must be persuaded by ideology that their government is good, wise and, at least, inevitable, and certainly better than other conceivable alternatives. Promoting this ideology among the people is the vital social task of the ‘intellectuals.’
John Lewis’ vital role in the civil rights movement will never be forgotten, and his legacy will forever be acknowledged by our state and our country.
Faith, like a jackal, feeds among the tombs, and even from these dead doubts she gathers her most vital hope.
I think that marriage of music and picture is so vital, especially in a film that’s almost exclusively exteriors.
It is vital that MPs take the issue of climate change seriously and support the students in their activism. They can rest assured that I certainly do.
Using the Internet to secure employment is as vital to a construction worker as it is to a software engineer.
Meditation is a vital practice to access conscious contact with your highest self.
A young and vital child knows no limit to his own will, and it is the only reality to him. It is not that he wants at the outset to fight other wills, but that they simply do not exist for him. Like the artist, he goes forth to the work of creation, gloriously alone.
Nobody cooks anymore. To me, to watch your parents cook, and to have a house that smells warm and delicious, is a very vital memory that I think kids don’t really have anymore.
The restriction of religion to private life therefore does not necessarily threaten the vital interests of the majority religion, if there is one, and it protects minority religions from tyranny of the majority.
Almost every morning when I go to the studio to work, I discover a fresh rose in the bud vase on my dressing table… one living and vital thing in a dusty arena of powder and tissue and matches and greasepaint.
What a country calls its vital… interests are not things that help its people live, but things that help it make war.
I have for many years interested myself in the study of children from three years upwards. Many have urged me to continue my studies on the same lines with older children. But what I have felt to be most vital is the need for more careful and particularized study of the tiny child.
San Francisco lags behind other communities in providing a vital, vibrant and ecologically sustainable urban canopy, as well as open space in the city.
Tracking down people who did not want to be found was vital to what I did for a living, and I was good at it.
I would say that being open to new things is kind of vital in this line of work, if not all lines of work, and being prepared to embrace the challenge of the new thing is something I want in my life until the day it’s over.
I have confidence in myself, which is vital to be a Barca keeper.
It’s vital our students think differently and explore their options when it comes to post-secondary education, so they can be adaptable in the disruptive economy of the future.
And how can you achieve such concentration? By recognizing that everything you do is important to God, and is one vital piece of the larger picture of your life.
From the viewpoint of political power, culture is absolutely vital. So vital, indeed, that power cannot operate without it. It is culture, in the sense of the everyday habits and beliefs of a people, which beds power down, makes it appear natural and inevitable, turns it into spontaneous reflex and response.
Only a dynamic and strategically-minded America, together with a unifying Europe, can jointly promote a larger and more vital West, one capable of acting as a responsible partner to the rising and increasingly assertive East.
The freedom to fail is vital if you’re going to succeed. Most successful people fail from time to time, and it is a measure of their strength that failure merely propels them into some new attempt at success.
Housing vouchers are a vital lifeline for many people I know in New Orleans and around the country, including struggling artists.
During rallies, it’s always crucial to make Nadal cover the whole width of the court. He likes to camp out in his backhand corner, spearing that big off-forehand diagonally across the court. So the backhand down the line is a vital shot, because it moves Nadal out of his most favoured position.
Google and others truncate headlines at 70 characters. On the Manti Teo story, Deadspin’s scoop fell down the Google search results, overtaken by copycat stories with simpler headlines. Deadspin’s headline was 118 characters. Vital information – ‘hoax’ – was one of the words that was cut off.
You know, sometimes I feel well and vital in the world, and sometimes I just feel so distressed I want to pull my hair out by the roots.
Business, labor and civil society organizations have skills and resources that are vital in helping to build a more robust global community.
What is the effect of unlimited coinage of silver in this country? and I invite your attention to this particularly, because it is a question of vital importance.
Our political system seems to be proving itself almost incapable of dealing with what’s been put before it. The decisions it is making, or fluffing, are so vital and yet are inevitably so compromised by the endless political calculations of all involved.
Sunderland, West Ham and Orlando City wanted me but Villa wouldn’t sell me, saying I was too vital in the dressing room.
To appreciate and use correctly a valuable maxim requires a genius; a vital appropriating exercise of mind closely allied to that which first created it.
There is more to be pondered in the grain and texture of life than traditional fiction allows. The work of essayists is vital precisely because it permits and encourages self-knowledge in a way that is less indirect than fiction, more open and speculative.
For success of any mission, it is necessary to have creative leadership. Creative leadership is vital for government, non-governmental organisations as well as for industries.
Everything has a purpose or premise. Every second of our life has its own premise, whether or not we are conscious of it at the time. That premise may be as simple as breathing or as complex as a vital emotional decision, but it is always there.
In a world where companies increasingly know about their business in real time, it makes no sense that public reporting mostly follows the old quarterly schedule. Companies sit on vital information until reporting day, at which point the market goes crazy.
It’s hard to leave New York: this is where my friends are, my parents are. It is so vital. The whole world seems to look to New York.
While democracy must have its organization and controls, its vital breath is individual liberty.
When we fight to uphold the rule of law, it’s vital we uphold the rule of law as we fight. Otherwise we simply play into the hands of the terrorists and undermine our values and system of justice.
It is not enough just to get your forces from A to B – you have to keep them fed and watered as they go. The art of movement, therefore, is one of the most complex and vital that any commander must master if he is going to win.
And so with all things: names were vital and important.
The Alabama Department of Revenue is vital to state government, ensuring citizens are treated fairly and that all tax dollars are collected.
Whatever your political leaning, vote. This participation is vital. I feel the same way about issues like the space program, education, the military. The more the public focuses on these things, thinks and forms opinions, I think the better we are as a democracy.
The arts can play a vital role in revitalizing neighborhoods, using and improving vacant space, bringing new jobs and new sense of opportunity, and improving public safety by generating more foot traffic and more eyes on the street.
We set ourselves a limit and cut characters which weren’t so vital.
Getting on a plane is hard for me, but I do it, because travel is vital to me.
Renewable energy is essential to the future of South Jersey’s economy and vital to protecting our environment.
Rap music is the only vital form of music introduced since punk rock.
Trade has played a vital role in the social evolution of humankind. It allowed people to specialise, which raises both skill levels and efficiency. It brought people from different lands together, co-operating rather than competing over resources.
Guaranteeing the success of our local colleges and universities is vital to the St. Louis’ region, our country, and our world.
There is no wider gulf in the universe than yawns between those on the hither and thither side of vital experience.
Federal research is vital to the innovation that drives our local economy and global competitiveness.
Female service members are so integrated into the military, so critical and vital to all functions of the military, from combat service support to combat support, to direct combat, that we could not go to war as a nation – we could not defend America – without our women.
I think my dyslexia was a vital part of my development because my inability to read and write meant that I had to find knowledge elsewhere so I looked to the cinema.
The strong desire to include every vital component of life instead of excluding part of them for the sake of too narrow and dogmatic an approach has characterized my whole life.
Studying anthropology, I developed a kind of holistic view of human existence, in which the dichotomies you listed are all necessary and vital aspects of life.
High speed Internet is vital for education and telemedicine but also for every person, from small business owner and farmer to big corporation and hospital.
I don’t feel that an atmosphere of debate and total disagreement and argument is such a bad thing. It makes for a vital and alive field.
A guaranteed basic income has the potential for making civic organizations, families and neighborhoods much more vital, helpful and responsive than they have been in decades.
Believe me, people with disabilities are just as concerned about benefit fraud as anyone else. Money spent on those who are not in need is money that isn’t being spent on vital services to support us in the community.
When you lose a parent, you realize how vital they are to the foundation of your life. It’s impossible to understand what it means until that curtain is pulled. You’re an orphan. But then I think that life is kind of remarkable, and the thing that causes the biggest pain can also bring amazing energy.
A knowledge of the forces that rule society, of the causes that have produced its upheavals, and of society’s resources for promoting healthy progress has become of vital concern to our civilization.
The art of war is of vital importance to the state. It is a matter of life and death, a road either to safety or to ruin. Hence it is a subject of inquiry which can on no account be neglected.
Just as the unique characteristics of both males and females contribute to the completeness of a marriage relationship, so those same characteristics are vital to the rearing, nurturing, and teaching of children.
The older we get, the more we desire to reclaim our body at 25; we’ll take our face at 35, the elasticity of our mind at its most powerful, to return ourselves somehow to our most vital moment of rigor and protean creation.
I have never been able to look upon America as young and vital but rather as prematurely old, as a fruit which rotted before it had a chance to ripen.
Economics is clearly a vital area of prediction for people in politics.
We have been using Ayurveda for generations, and it has been a vital part of the family.
Whistleblowers play a vital role in ensuring that the federal government is accountable to the people it serves.
Posture for combat is so vital.
One of the more interesting challenges I face when doing research for my novels is to trace the lives of women who are vital to the narrative and try my best to give them back their voices.
The Commonwealth is a vital and positive partnership between countries striving to develop trade relations and promote democracy and human rights, united by shared values.
The production of natural resources in agriculture, forestry and fisheries, stable natural hydrological cycles, fertile soils, a balanced climate and numerous other vital ecosystem services can only be permanently secured through the protection and sustainable use of biological diversity.
When you’re filming, if you can’t capture the relationships and interplay, that magical thing that transpires between musicians during a performance, then you’re not going to have a deeply interesting film. It’s vital.
As I began to get a deeper understanding of the vital life-saving work Save the Children does, I felt compelled to help in any way I could. This is about safe-keeping, inspiring and empowering a future generation – to facilitate them to make their own lives a little bit better.
The soul, cramped among the petty vexations of Earth, needs to keep its windows constantly open to the invigorating air of large and free ideas: and what thought is so grand as that of an ever-present God, in whom all that is vital in humanity breathes and grows?
The body’s immune system is like any other system of the body. Each of them have their vital function for the human host.
Once I realized that right thinking is vital to victorious living, I got more serious about thinking about what I was thinking about, and choosing my thoughts carefully.
I used to overpack a lot and sometimes even forgot vital pieces of clothing, such as my swimming shorts and sandals. I’m much better now. I only take what I know I’m going to wear or use and always double-check my suitcase so I don’t have to rush to the nearest clothing store when I unpack at the hotel.
Obama isn’t just too big to fail. He’s too big to know. Obama is so vital to the country and to the world, he must be kept out of the loop in order to save him from his failed presidency.
There is never a time in a company’s history when cost control can be relegated to the back burner, but for a startup company, keeping costs low is a vital necessity.
Sanskrit language and the subjects in Sanskrit are both vital alike.
If I hadn’t had access to the vital support of my local Sure Start centre, I would never have had the help I – and my son – needed.
Productivity gains are vital to long-term growth because they typically translate into higher incomes, in turn boosting demand. That process takes time, of course – especially if, say, the initial recipients of increased income already have a high savings rate.
The building art is, in reality, always the spatial execution of spiritual decisions. It is bound to its times and manifests itself only in addressing vital tasks with the means of its times. A knowledge of the times, its tasks, and its means is the necessary precondition of work in the building art.
Something that can be so vital at one point can be inconsequential at another. I’m just intrigued by that phenomenon.
Sky Harbor may be a city airport, but it’s an Arizona vital resource used by citizens all over the state, and our economy is dependent on its success.
Hence, wherever we meet with vital phenomena that present the two aspects, physical and psychical there naturally arises a question as to the relations in which these aspects stand to each other.
We are in a time when the Peace Corps mission is more vital than ever, and the organization is at a 30-year high in the number of volunteers in the field. The Peace Corps is currently in 69 posts and serving 75 countries across the globe.
When I speak with people who love their jobs and have vital friendships at work, they always talk about how their workgroup is like a family.
The first Iraq War was one of necessity because vital U.S. interests were at stake, and we reached the point where no other national-security instruments were likely to achieve the necessary goal, which was the reversal of Saddam Hussein’s invasion and occupation of Kuwait.
Medicine may be the lens through which I see the world, but since I think of medicine as ‘life +’, a place where life is exaggerated and seen at its most vital and poignant, I’ll be writing about life more than I will be writing about medicine.
To many book professionals, Amazon is a ruthless predator. The company claims to want a more literate world – and it came along when the book world was in distress, offering a vital new source of sales.
If what you’re doing today isn’t vital, you’re certainly not going to have a seat at the table in determining what’s going to happen tomorrow.
Well, my friend, this earth will one day be that cold corpse; it will become uninhabitable and uninhabited like the moon, which has long since lost all its vital heat.
If a work of art is rich and vital and complete, those who have artistic instincts will see its beauty, and those to whom ethics appeal more strongly than aesthetics will see its moral lesson. It will fill the cowardly with terror, and the unclean will see in it their own shame.
As for most writers, language is vital for me: a writer’s ability to render a fictional world – characters, landscape, emotions – into something original that alters or deepens my understanding of both literature and life.
My childhood overseas instilled in me an appreciation for foreign languages and cultures, but also a deep understanding of the vital role of American leadership in confronting aggression abroad.
Unity is vital for any party to win.
Britain and Churchill fought not solely in the name of liberty and democracy, but also with the intention of maintaining the empire, defending vital interests and remaining a great power.
Microwork gives marginalized people a chance to earn a living by playing a vital role in the business processes of big companies. In parallel, the organization assists local entrepreneurs in running microwork centers, helping to grow a new pool of business talent across the developing world.
Our real problem, then, is not our strength today; it is rather the vital necessity of action today to ensure our strength tomorrow.
Speed is vital. You got to strike fast. Fads have short lives, and you got to get what you can – like the case of the Pet Rock.
Protein, we keep being told, is the vital nutrient that will give us a boost. It will burn fat, build muscle, reduce tiredness and kill our hunger pangs. Maybe if we shake enough protein powder into our daily smoothie, we will actually morph into Gwyneth Paltrow.
I said Donald Trump could never be elected, confidently fueled by the empirical data of professional polling, a certainty in the vital necessity of field operations, and the knowledge his own campaign team (even on the night of the election) was ratting out the shambolic train wreck his campaign had been. I was wrong.
The whole bullying issue has really struck a nerve with me. It affects so many different types of people at a vital time in their lives.
It’s vital that someone with a mental health issue is given the chance to open up to someone and discuss how they’re feeling, to help relieve the pressure they may be keeping to themselves.
I’m on record saying that HBO is the best television company in the world, and I believe they are. I think they absolutely understand how to make television that is really, really vital and interesting and visceral, and all the things that television really should be.
Pluralism is no longer simply an asset or a prerequisite for progress and development; it is vital to our existence.
Our culture, language, history, and values are vital to uniting us as a nation.
The goal of art was the vital expression of self.
Love and freedom are vital to the creation and upbringing of a child.
Keeping a feminine approach is vital – men hate bossy females.
Even spiritually advanced people are often confused. They feel an inner ecstasy which comes from the vital world, and they think this is the real delight. But it is not so. Real delight comes from the highest world to the soul, and from the soul it saturates the whole being.
Our Revolution has been the keeper of the flame doing the vital work of building a grassroots movement that leverages the people’s agenda.
Theresa May and her advisers should understand that to rebuild faith in the competence and integrity of our government, transparency is vital. It shines light on the good as well as the bad. And it leads to better-informed decisions, therefore better outcomes.
When I’m not writing, I feel an awareness that something’s missing. If I go a long time, it becomes worse. I become depressed. There’s something vital that’s not happening.
Next to the laborer in the fields, the walker holds the closest relation to the soil; and he holds a closer and more vital relation to nature because he is freer and his mind more at leisure.
I mention the need of cooperation and confidence among the men who work, no matter what may be their relative ranks, because it is the vital factor underlying everything. Only as we are willing to work today, work as we never have worked before, will civilization survive.
At a time when we are facing threats from nations such as North Korea and Iran, and attempting to convince others such as India and Pakistan to become responsible nuclear powers, it is vital that America reclaims the leadership we once had on arms control.
While I started out with a vague understanding that diversity would be important, my own observations have led me to realize that achieving greater levels of diversity is in fact vital to our long-term success.
People come from all over the world – from Europe and further afield – to work, study, and innovate in our country. More than 50,000 work in our National Health Service, making a vital contribution in caring for our ageing society.
Some people are born with a vital and responsive energy. It not only enables them to keep abreast of the times; it qualifies them to furnish in their own personality a good bit of the motive power to the mad pace.
I have nothing but contempt for Gadhafi. I’m not a Gadhafi supporter in any way. However, it’s not clear to me that it’s a vital and compelling national security objective of the United States that we ought to use military force to remove him from power. He’s not the only unpleasant and unsavory dictator in the world.
If co-operation, is thus the lifeblood of science and technology, it is similarly vital to society as a whole.
When the Nobel Peace Prize Committee designated me the recipient of the 1970 award for my contribution to the ‘green revolution,’ they were in effect, I believe, selecting an individual to symbolize the vital role of agriculture and food production in a world that is hungry, both for bread and for peace.
The concept of patriotism is not incompatible with that of humanity; on the contrary, let me state emphatically that he who best serves pacifism serves patriotism best. The nation is and can be no more than the vital basic unit of any international league.
American law enforcement officers understand that race is and has been a heated issue in our country. Most appreciate the vital need for thoroughness and transparency in pursuit of the greater good in their actions and in their investigations.
Hiring and retaining talent in the tech industry is expensive and vital. Those people have real power over their bosses, especially because it is often fairly easy for them to find work elsewhere, and employee walkouts are terrible PR for these leaders who are often obsessed with their public image.
Poetry is so vital to us until school spoils it.
We all know that reading is an invaluable life skill. It is vital for children in their education and as they take their place in the grown-up world.
In giving to the March of Dimes, my fans can help support vital research and programs to help babies and their families.
Taking ownership of your feelings is so vital to getting better.
I knew ‘Bad Girls’ attracts a younger audience, and it’s vital to get oneself known to that audience because, unless they watch me in re-runs on ‘U.K. Gold,’ they won’t know me from a hole in the ground.
Of course, the Supreme Court’s work is vital not just to a region of the country, but to the whole, vital to the protection of the people’s liberties under law and to the continuity of our Constitution, the greatest charter of human liberty the world has ever known.
Technology is vital. We have to have development in new technology if we’re going to solve these environmental problems without throwing humanity back in poverty.
For me, the real goal is how do we make vibrant and vital faith communities that are sustainable for the long run.
Confidence is a vital part of any team and any squad. You have to earn that though.
In essence, I see the value of journalism as resting in a twofold mission: informing the public of accurate and vital information, and its unique ability to provide a truly adversarial check on those in power.
It is manifestly vital to the success of the anti-slavery cause, that the authority and influence of proslavery, especially of slaveholding, ministers should be destroyed.
We’re giving consumers the tools they need to see medical professionals virtually, to Skype with the doctor instead of wait in her office, to self-monitor vital signs, to connect with health-related communities, and to choose physicians based on reliable data about outcomes and cost.
The funniest women I’ve known are Southern. It is such a vital way to get what you want. Charm and grace and a sense of humor will take you a long way.
Storytelling, in print or speech, needs vital energy.
To diagnose and treat a brain disorder accurately, it would be necessary to look at the brain directly. Looking at behavior alone can miss a vital piece of the puzzle and provide an incomplete, or even a misleading, picture of the child’s problems.
Curiosity is vital to the growth of our society.
The most vital thing for an actor to deliver a great performance is to be honest to the role he or she is playing.
The financial sector is vital to the economy. A well-functioning financial sector promotes job creation, innovation, and inclusive economic growth.
We should have lifelong monitoring of our vital signs that predict things like skin or pancreatic cancer so we can eradicate it. We should have personalized medicine; there’s a huge amount of innovation possible.
What I know most is that the difference between us is what makes us interesting and attractive and problematic and exciting and vital to each other. Give me difference over indifference any day.
Psychologists, for reasons of clinical necessity or vagaries of temperament, have chosen to dissect and catalog the morbid emotions – depression, anger, anxiety – and to leave largely unexamined the more vital, positive ones.
I think women are vital to the future of the superhero comics and the entire industry – as creators, as editors, as consumers, as retailers.
A vendor selling coconuts on the road is a philosopher. He will have ideas on politics, economics, history, sports. This has saved India. The fact that the common Indian is a thinker is vital.
We can restore that vital trust between politics and the people.
Parents need all the help they can get. The strongest as well as the most fragile family requires a vital network of social supports.
When immortality becomes for us no longer a matter of academic discussion, but the most vital of all questions; we shall find our comfort where so many before us have found it, in the ancient words.
In the end, the humanities can only be defended by stressing how indispensable they are; and this means insisting on their vital role in the whole business of academic learning, rather than protesting that, like some poor relation, they don’t cost much to be housed.
It is vital that the World Bank Group continually challenges itself to refresh our development thinking. It is vital that a modernized multilateralism be open to new ideas.
Having a police presence on public transport is vital to ensuring customers are safe.
The idea that the EU is somehow the guarantor of peace on the continent – that is in itself rash, in my view, and risks undermining the vital role of Nato.