Poise Quotes

Quotes tagged as "poise" (showing 1-30 of 41)
Michael Bassey Johnson
“If you truly want to be respected by people you love, you must prove to them that you can survive without them.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, The Infinity Sign

P.G. Wodehouse
“At the age of eleven or thereabouts women acquire a poise and an ability to handle difficult situations which a man, if he is lucky, manages to achieve somewhere in the later seventies.”
P.G. Wodehouse, Uneasy Money

C. JoyBell C.
“I am an extremely sincere individual. I am sincere, to a fault. One of the many things that I have come to realize, to learn, is that sincerity must be reserved and given only to those who deserve it. And one must save one's emotions, channeling them only to the people who are worthy of it. One must not throw one's pearls to the pigs.”
C. JoyBell C.

“Love might be frightening, at times, and some are scared of becoming infatuated. Therefore, they may rather choose to chicken out, while walking on thin ice, poise and guts are letting them down. (“Amour en friche”)”
Erik Pevernagie

Criss Jami
“With a philosophy education, one can infuriate his peers, intimidate his date, think of obscure, unreliable ways to make money, and never regret a thing.”
Criss Jami, Diotima, Battery, Electric Personality

Richard Yates
“He took each fact as it came and let it slip painlessly into the back of his mind, thinking, Okay, okay, I'll think about that one later; and that one; and that one; so that the alert, front part of his mind could remain free enough to keep him in command of the situation.”
Richard Yates, Revolutionary Road
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“It is refreshing, and salutary, to study the poise and quietness of Christ. His task and responsibility might well have driven a man out of his mind. But He was never in a hurry, never impressed by numbers, never a slave of the clock.”
J.B. Phillips

Rosie Blythe
“When it comes to the way you present yourself online, the acid test is: Can you imagine Grace Kelly doing it? If you can picture her saying “Dem hos betta watch out imma beat some ass tonite”, then congratulations, you have a much better imagination than mine. Likewise, if you can’t quite see her posting a snapshot of herself drunkenly pole-dancing, think twice about broadcasting those pictures to the world.”
Rosie Blythe, The Princess Guide to Life

Cindy Ann Peterson
“Proper posture sends a positive message since 90% of all communication occures through body language and how you carry yourself.”
Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

Cindy Ann Peterson
“A strong confident person can rule the room with knowledge, personal style, attitude and great posture.”
Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

Israelmore Ayivor
“On your way to accomplish greatness, you will hear a lot of noise. Listen to your inner voice and never let the distraction of the crowd discolour your poise.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Become a Better You

Stephanie Danler
“She re-marked her lips with her lipstick. I saw sprays of silver in her coarse hair. I saw inscriptions of her years around her mouth, a solid crease between her brows from a lifetime of cynicism. The posture of a woman who had stood in a casual spotlight in every room she'd ever been in, not for gloss or perfection, for self-possession. Everything she touched she added an apostrophe to.”
Stephanie Danler, Sweetbitter

Cindy Ann Peterson
“Our nonverbal behavior (including posture) gives away our inner personality and reflects our inner attitude.”
Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

Jennifer L. Scott
“The beautiful rests on the foundations of the necessary, Ralph Waldo Emerson.”
Jennifer L. Scott, Polish Your Poise with Madame Chic: Lessons in Everyday Elegance

“Poise is power.”
Florence Scovel Shinn

“Man maintains his balance, poise, and sense of security only as he is moving forward.”
Maxwell Maltz

Israelmore Ayivor
“Asides your power, passion and poise, what glues the posters of your impacts on memorial walls is how you treat those you need and those who need you.”
Israelmore Ayivor, Leaders' Watchwords

Leopold von Sacher-Masoch
“The stranger astonished him more and more by her dignified and serious manner. It's usually the case, isn't it, that a young girl giggles when a man speaks with her, or else blushes, hides her face, and behaves awkwardly? The stranger was nothing like this. She maintained her poise, natural, cold and majestic. He delighted in her bearing, his fascination growing all the time; his eyes sparkled and his half-open mouth, showing his white teeth, made him look as if he needed to breathe more than usual.”
Leopold von Sacher-Masoch, La Mère de Dieu

Cindy Ann Peterson
“By taking good care of your posture now, you will enjoy and savor lifelong health benefits and beauty.”
Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

“A woman stood in front of her with the peculiar poise that comes before the discovery of age and after the loss of innocence.”
Donald Kingsbury, Courtship Rite

Cindy Ann Peterson
“In all areas of your life, striving for proper posture can enhance your career, style and health.”
Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

Cindy Ann Peterson
“You project a confident image through good body posture.”
Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

Cindy Ann Peterson
“No amount of high fashion can make up for a lifetime of poor posture.”
Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

Cindy Ann Peterson
“Great style and posture go hand in hand.”
Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

Cindy Ann Peterson
“Confident posture gets you noticed for all the right reasons.”
Cindy Ann Peterson, My Style, My Way: Top Experts Reveal How to Create Yours Today

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