Roles Quotes

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Brennan Manning
“Lord, when I feel that what I'm doing is insignificant and unimportant, help me to remember that everything I do is significant and important in your eyes, because you love me and you put me here, and no one else can do what I am doing in exactly the way I do it.”
Brennan Manning, Souvenirs of Solitude: Finding Rest in Abba's Embrace

Cassandra Clare
“Please recall that I am the pale neurasthenic one and you are the stern heroic one,” Matthew said to James. “It is very tedious when you mix up our roles.”
“So what is my role?” said Christopher.
“Mad inventor, of course,” said Matthew promptly. “And Thomas is the one with a good heart.”
“Lord, I sound dull,” said Thomas.”
Cassandra Clare, Chain of Gold

Kasie West
“You like to assign roles to the people in your life. And when they don't play their parts right, you have a hard time accepting that.”
Kasie West, Pivot Point
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Criss Jami
“The role of genius is not to complicate the simple, but to simplify the complicated.”
Criss Jami, Killosophy

Orson Scott Card
“So from then on, he looked at all his choices and said, What would a good person do, and then did it. But he has now learned something very important about human nature. If you spend your whole life pretending to be good, then you are indistinguishable from a good person. Relentless hypocrisy eventually becomes the truth.”
Orson Scott Card, Ender in Exile

Susan Elizabeth Phillips
“The point I was trying to make before you interrupted with your inventory
of my personality is that neither of us is going to be able to stay celibate for the next six months."

She dropped her eyes. If only he knew that she'd stayed that way all her life.

We'll be living in close quarters," he went on. "We're legally married, and it's only natural that we're going to get it on."

Get it on? His bluntness reminded her that none of this meant anything to him emotionally, and contrary to all logic, she'd wanted to hear something romantic. With some pique, she said, "In other words, you expect me to keep house, work for the circus, and 'get it on' with you."

He thought it over. "I guess that's about the size of it.”
Susan Elizabeth Phillips, Kiss an Angel

Edward Abbey
“One of the pleasant things about small town life is that everyone, whether rich or poor, liked or disliked, has some kind of a role and place in the community. I never felt that living in a city -- as I once did for a couple of years.”
Edward Abbey, Postcards from Ed: Dispatches and Salvos from an American Iconoclast

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“I spend a tremendous amount of time carefully choosing the roles I wish to play so that I can run from the role I was born to play. And if I keep on doing that, I will eventually set foot in my grave never having set foot on the stage.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

“In my experience, the content strategist is a rare breed who's often willing and able to embrace whatever role is necessary to deliver on the promise of useful, useable content.”
Kristina Halvorson, Content Strategy for the Web

Erica Bauermeister
“It's amazing how easily we can cast ourselves in the role of hero.”
Erica Bauermeister, The Scent Keeper

Ivan Illich
“Only when we stop looking at male roles and forms of power as the norm and begin to look at female arrangements and perceive them as equally valid and significant - though perhaps different in form - can we see how male and female roles are intertwined, and begin to understand how human societies operate.”
Ivan Illich, Gender

“Suppose you are in your room alone and somebody walks in. Your behaviour changes depending on who is with you in the scene.

When we are with others, we are playing different roles. When we are alone, we are preparing, rehearsing and thinking about the roles. We have forgotten who we really are!”

William Shakespeare
“Para mim, o mundo é apenas o mundo, Graciano: um palco em que todos nós representamos um papel, sendo o meu triste.”
William Shakespeare, The Merchant of Venice

Geoff Nicholson
“Again, I did what I could. I didn't doubt, and didn't deny, that there were people who could have done a better job than me, people with more skill and experience, but I played the hand I was given, dealt with the problem, and the person, in front of me, and at least I felt reasonably sure I was doing no harm.”
Geoff Nicholson, The Miranda

“Ambition is not feminine and Hustle is not Masculine.”
Goitsemang Mvula

“Be so much of a man that your woman has no reason to sound like your mother.”
VaeEshia Ratcliff Davis

Glennon Doyle
“We train boys to believe that the way to become a man is to objectify and conquer women, value wealth and power above all, and suppress any emotions other than competitiveness and rage. Then we are stunned when our boys become exactly what we have trained them to be. Our boys cannot follow our directions, but they are cheating and dying and killing as they try to. Everything that makes a boy human is a “real man’s” dirty secret.”
Glennon Doyle, Untamed

Michael Bassey Johnson
“In nature, water plays the role of a mirror.”
Michael Bassey Johnson, Song of a Nature Lover

Lisa Bodell
“That's the problem with large organizations. They create roles and constraints, and sometimes people forget why they're there. (Quoting Joichi Ito, Director, MIT Media Lab)”
Lisa Bodell, Kill the Company: End the Status Quo, Start an Innovation Revolution

Craig D. Lounsbrough
“To imagine oneself playing a role in an epic story is exhilarating, but to actually step into an epic story is terrifying. And the problem is that imagination might be safe, but being safe doesn’t write any stories worth reading.”
Craig D. Lounsbrough

C.S. Lewis
“Humans want crumbs removed; mice are anxious to remove them. It ought never to have been a cause of war. But you see that obedience and rule are more like a dance than a drill - specially between man and woman where the roles are always changing.”
C.S. Lewis, That Hideous Strength

“Be so much of a man that your woman has no reason to sound like your mother.”
VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davis

“Some people simply aren’t interested in being the person they are called to be or the person they signed up to be.”
VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davisff

“Some people simply aren’t interested in being the person they are called to be or the person they signed up to be.”
VaeEshia Ratcliff-Davis

Gift Gugu Mona
“Leaders who are more concerned about the output of their roles progress far better than those who are more concerned about robes.”
Gift Gugu Mona, The Effective Leadership Prototype for a Modern Day Leader

Sophie Kinsella
“Some people are born into roles. Others have roles thrust upon them.”
Sophie Kinsella, The Party Crasher

Kelleen Goerlitz
“We all at some point realize we’re not so much stuck in our roles as we are stuck in our own heads. It’s there where the roles exist in the first place.”
Kelleen Goerlitz, The Complete Works of a Lost Girl

Danielle L. Jensen
“But you’re a—” “Woman?” Ahnna supplied.

“You’ll find we hold to a different way of life in Ithicana. What’s between your legs doesn’t determine the path you’ll walk in life.”
Danielle L. Jensen, The Bridge Kingdom

“O Filho do Todo-Poderoso vem ao mundo, assumindo uma condição de grande fragilidade. Necessita de José para ser defendido, protegido, cuidado e criado. Deus confia neste homem, e o mesmo faz Maria que encontra em José aquele que não só Lhe quer salvar a vida, mas sempre A sustentará a Ela e ao Menino.”
Papa Francisco

Steven Magee
“During an abduction, it is important to reverse the roles as early as you can through shouting, calling 911 and video recording the event.”
Steven Magee

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