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Good character consists of recognizing the selfishness that inheres in each of us and trying to balance it against the altruism to which we should all aspire. It is a difficult balance to strike, but no definition of goodness can be complete without it.~Alan Dershowitz

Good Character Balance

One of the problems with hedge funds is that they are changing so rapidly. If you have the balance sheet that closed business last night, by 11 A.M. this morning, that won't tell you very much about what they're doing.~Alan Greenspan

Morning Business Balance

We all learn in school that the judicial, legislative and executive branches of government must check and balance each other. But other non state institutions must participate in this important system of checks and balances as well. These checking institutions include the academy, the media, religious institutions and NGOs.~Alan Dershowitz

School Balance Learn

Life is like riding a bicycle. To keep your balance, you must keep moving.~Albert Einstein

Life Balance Bicycle

There has to be a balance between your mental satisfaction and the financial needs of your company.~Alexander McQueen

Balance Financial Company

It's harder to be a success, globally, and be artistic. Harder to have that balance than just to be artistic when nobody understands you.~Andre Benjamin

Success Balance You

Patriarchy is a fundamental imbalance underlying society And it's one we rarely address because it's so universal. But as I get older, I see that peace is a product of balance.~Ani DiFranco

Peace Balance Society

You can't start with imbalance and end with peace, be that in your own body, in an ecosystem or between a government and its people. What we need to strive for is not perfection, but balance.~Ani DiFranco

Peace End Balance

The challenge in my life really is keeping the balance between feeling creatively energized and fulfilled without feeling overwhelmed and like I'm in the middle of a battlefield.~Amanda Palmer

Life Challenge Balance

Happiness is not always through success. Equally, the constant pursuit of success is sure unhappiness. But we have to find the balance. My own thoughts are that parenting is very personal. And we all feel enormous insecurity about parenting. What are they going to think of us 20 years down the line?~Amy Chua

Success Happiness Balance

Parenting is the hardest thing I have ever done. I tried to find the balance between the strict, traditional Chinese way I was raised, which I think can be too harsh, and what I see as a tendency in the West to be too permissive and indulgent. If I could do it all again, I would, with some adjustments.~Amy Chua

Parenting Balance Think

I have dreams that I will reach balance in my life, and, at forty-one, I have none.~Andrew Breitbart

Life Dreams Balance

I don't want to be a great executive without being a great mum and a great wife. I don't want to look back and say I wish I had done things differently. 'Balance' is a really big word for me.~Angela Ahrendts

Wife Great Balance

But if you can create an honorable livelihood, where you take your skills and use them and you earn a living from it, it gives you a sense of freedom and allows you to balance your life the way you want.~Anita Roddick

Life Freedom Balance

The really simple approach to photography is a great balance to making the films.~Anton Corbijn

Great Balance Simple

Singing for stage, if you don't hear yourself, that's when you push, and that's when you can hurt your voice sometimes. So if I can hear myself in my ear, it really helps me to find that balance of how loud I needed to be singing.~Aaron Tveit

Myself Balance Hurt

One of the great political and economic challenges of our time is figuring out the balance between wealth that benefits society and wealth that distorts.~Adam Davidson

Time Great Balance

A healthy economy is largely a result of a reasonable balance between consumption today and consumption deferred, and it's pretty clear that balance has been ridiculously out of whack for a while.~Adam Davidson

Today Balance Healthy

I always did the cooking at home, and we always tried for balance. We've been vigilant about how and what our kids eat. For example, my son would just as soon go for the grapes as he would the chips... and the chips are baked.~Al Roker

Son Home Balance

The trick of making movies in this culture is how to not give up everything that makes them worthwhile in order to get them made - and that's a tricky balance.~Alex Winter

Culture Balance Movies

The words are ludicrous at times, but you add the reality to it and that gives it the balance it has.~Alia Shawkat

Balance Words Reality

But for 30 years, Orthodox leaders have tipped the balance between hawks and doves, and have been in a position to determine who forms a coalition and who runs the country.~Amos Oz

Balance Country Leaders

Society may be likened to a rod, which only a just government can balance properly.~Ameen Rihani

May Balance Society

During periods of extreme fear or greed, you don't have the proper balance between those two to generate market efficiency and you get extremes in behavior.~Andrew Lo

Fear Balance Greed

I've always thought that the balance between the side of my mind that knows what it is doing and the side that really hasn't got a clue has to be carefully maintained because if you write too knowingly then you get chilly, and if you write too unknowingly you write bollocks that nobody else can understand.~Andrew Motion

Balance Mind Doing

With the rise of America, the global balance of power shifted away from the old European powers.~Armstrong Williams

Power Balance America

States should not balance their budgets on the backs of students.~Arne Duncan

Balance Students Should

You have to learn how to act a pop song. You have to find the balance of the pop from the pop song and the lyrical significance of the scene you are in.~Aaron Lazar

Balance Learn You

It must be a balance in everything we do, not too much of everything, keep it simple, not complicated.~Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Balance Simple Everything

You can't have too much of everything, you must have a balance, that's very important.~Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Balance Important You

I get a little myopic in the act of doing any writing. I think I'm not as interested or not as able to write about balance, because I think there's something I want to try to get at. I'm trying to get at something about the experience of growing up or about families.~Aimee Bender

Experience Balance Writing

Some Italians are geniuses, but you have to find a balance.~Alain Prost

Balance You Find

You do the best you can, looking at precedent, in trying to anticipate where the Supreme Court is going to draw the balance between the protection of civil liberties and protecting the national security, and in some cases, we guessed wrong.~Alberto Gonzales

Best Balance Security

I get very tired of books that feel emotionally empty. I would much rather have writers err on the side of being overly sentimental than not. I think that the perfect balance is a story that moves you without being maudlin, but I don't enjoy books that are empty of emotion and there's no connection to the characters.~Alexi Zentner

Balance Tired Enjoy

It's unbelievable what one squadron of twelve aircraft did to tip the balance.~Adolf Galland

Balance Unbelievable Did

The E.U. initially decided to end the isolation of Turkish Cyprus, to balance the accession of Cyprus. But the E.U. has not carried through on its promise.~Ali Babacan

End Balance Isolation

A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of 'balance' and 'deterrence'.~Alva Myrdal

Great Balance Sufficient

The most important thing is to find the balance between city and nature. I have that 'hippie quality' - my husband is a super-hippie Los Angeles boy - so we'll have to make time to go to Puerto Rico, and upstate New York, and be sure we get to do outdoorsy stuff like that.~Ana Ortiz

Nature Time Balance

The more you worry, the more you throw off the delicate balance of hormones required for health.~Andrew J. Bernstein

Health Balance Worry

The proper balance between individual liberty and central authority is a very ancient problem.~Arthur Keith

Balance Problem Liberty

I try to preserve whatever balance society has between public and personal life. I never try to eat on the subway. I never try to listen to loud music on the subway.~Alex Karpovsky

Life Music Balance

I try to keep a balance between conceptional or intellectual comprehension and emotional understanding.~Alva Noto

Balance Understanding Try

This is our 40th year in business. We don't have a single penny from outside investors, and we never borrowed heavily from the banks. We have a healthy balance sheet and more credit than we can use.~Andrew Cherng

Business Balance Credit

In Washington, I will never vote to raise taxes, I will fight to repeal healthcare reform, and I will work to balance the budget.~Andrew P. Harris

Work Balance Fight

The Republican party is not perfect, but if you put this party's record of achievements on one side of a balance scale and the Democrat's record on the other, the Republican side would slam the table.~Angela McGlowan

Balance Not Perfect Party

So many of my friends are actors, and so many of them are great, and they're losing jobs to people who have never been in plays before; I understand that sometimes I'm part of the problem. But I'm trying to figure out how to balance it.~Anna D. Shapiro

Great Friends Balance

The media is absolutely essential to the functioning of a democracy. It's not our job to cozy up to power. We're supposed to be the check and balance on government.~Amy Goodman

Power Balance Job

I find it satisfying and intellectually stimulating to work with the intensity, brevity, balance and word play of the short story.~Annie Proulx

Work Balance Short