Here we have the best Profound Quotes from famous authors such as Toni Collette, Ted Shawn, Chelsea Clinton, Rob Bell, Dieter F. Uchtdorf. Find the perfect quotation from our collection.
Facing ultimate destruction and the end of the world, human society will undergo extreme, complex, and profound transformations.
The most profound things are inexpressible.
‘World On Fire’ isn’t necessarily a profound statement about where we are as a planet. It’s about living life to the fullest… carpe diem.
The most profound statements are often said in silence.
Linguistic philosophers continue to argue that probably music is not a language, that is in the philosophical debate. Another point of view is to say that music is a very profound language.
Bringing the astronaut‘s nightmare to life so vividly is a remarkable accomplishment but Alfonso and Jonas Cuaron want more than just the adrenaline ride – they’re feeding our wonder and inviting us to think deeply about profound questions of existence.
More attention and thought goes into naming a character in ‘Call Of Duty’ than all the work that can go into certain movies. Blood and sweat and tears go into figuring out the names because they are so important. The call signs say a lot about you. The brotherhood that’s evoked by the name is quite profound.
To be sure, the United States has profound problems, not least our faltering educational and physical infrastructure.
I fell in love with this idea of an old school game character, like Donkey Kong, who looks like a very simple guy but is really wrestling with this very profound struggle: ‘What’s the meaning of life? What if I don’t like this job I’ve been programmed to do?’
While having a profound impact on the development of values is surely an important job of a good parent, force-feeding opinions to them is not.
The profound lack of economic opportunity for those left behind by globalization has created an ever-widening gap between the ‘haves’ and the ‘have nots.’
Hurricane Katrina touched our customers, communities we serve, and our associates in a profound way.
Possibly because I’ve lived so much of my life in difficult circumstances, I think I have a more profound understanding of life.
To ignore one’s spiritual self is unsettling, to say the least. That’s a very profound outlook on it.
With comedy I can search for the profound.
Although I was not aware of it at the time, the experience of growing up during the Great Depression was to have a profound impact on my intellectual and professional career.
Losing my mom at such a young age had a profound effect on my life.
I’d aspired to give people a profound education – to teach them something substantial. But the data was at odds with this idea.
And yet there are some magnificent things from Freud, profound insights into the nature of man.
Sight by Jessie Greengrass was put up on Instagram by an acquaintance, so no one actually recommended it to me personally and yet it had a profound effect on me. The book deals with the conflicting emotions brought to the surface when you are deep in the throes of your ‘child-bearing’ years.
Painful breakups can have profound effects on the body and mind.
A lot of times, people think that it doesn’t make sense for people to be depressed when they have everything, a loving husband, a successful career, fame and fortune. I wanted to make this point that profound despair can strike anybody.
For one thing, I don’t think art needs to be about suffering; sometimes it really seems like it’s only the art about pain that is interpreted as profound, and in my work for years I’ve really tried to deal with subjects that are substantial, not just fluffy, but presented in a more playful, approachable kind of way.
Women seem not to understand, or underestimate, the profound power they have over their husbands.
Excellence is a better teacher than mediocrity. The lessons of the ordinary are everywhere. Truly profound and original insights are to be found only in studying the exemplary.
To tell the truth is to become beautiful, to begin to love yourself, value yourself. And that’s political, in its most profound way.
I’ve been in a lot of fiery relationships, and it is so exciting. But there’s a more profound feeling when the love is just real and not so painful.
Yet it is in this loneliness that the deepest activities begin. It is here that you discover act without motion, labor that is profound repose, vision in obscurity, and, beyond all desire, a fulfillment whose limits extend to infinity.
I think women can tell the most profound and interesting and fascinating stories.
I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out. This USO tour is especially meaningful because of the friends I have met and I am honored to be apart of it.
Anime has sent me all over the world, introducing me to people who have touched my life in indescribably profound ways.
Cocteau is someone who has made such a profound impression on me that there’s no doubt he’s influenced every one of my films.
My Father had a profound influence on me. He was a lunatic.
In the strange heat all litigation brings to bear on things, the very process of litigation fosters the most profound misunderstandings in the world.
In parallel with the development of my interests in technical gadgetry I began to acquire a profound love of and respect for the natural world which motivates my scientific thinking to this day.
The funnel of deep feeling and profound satisfaction in life comes from the capacity to feel.
My eyebrows make a more profound impact on other people than they do on me. I just let ’em grow.
If you are born in 1564, your dislocation from your parents’ experience is very profound. You are the first generation who will have had all your religious experience in English, the first to have a countryman circumnavigate the globe. All the power and economic structures of the world are changing around you.
I am so tired of being told by Democratic operatives to ‘suck it up’ because so many other profound issues are at stake.
Hiroshima had a profound effect upon me.
The big takeaway I got from ‘Thelma & Louise’ was the reaction of women who had seen the movie being so profound, so different. It was overwhelming, and it made me realise how few opportunities we give women to feel excited and empowered by female characters, to come out of a movie pumped.
My laziness is really profound. I’m really interested in where it comes from – it almost feels chemical. And we’ve all got ADD now, short attention span and all that.
The first 20 years had such a profound effect on me, I spent the next 20 dealing with them.
It’s profound to watch a little African-American girl light up when she raps as George Washington and she realizes that Washington’s story is her story. That this history belongs to all of us.
You make a great investment in the consumer Internet, maybe you make a lot of money and create something useful, interesting, or fun. But in life sciences, you have a chance to be part of something that lets people live longer and healthier and not lose the people they care about. That is really profound.
Every time I sit down to write, I need to commit to a word count goal, otherwise I waste too much time editing and re-editing my previous work, staring dreamily off into space, pretending that I’m thinking profound, poetic thoughts when really I’m just thinking, ‘Look at me being a writer! I’m so happy I’m a writer!’
What people see the first family do has an effect. And from a slightly different aspect, I think that family living in the White House is going to have a profound effect on many Americans.
For working people and union members, Labor Day stands for something special and profound. It’s a day to honor the deep commitment each of us has to serve the children we teach, the families we heal, and the communities we love.
My life’s not about being gay – although one could argue I’m pretty professionally gay – but that’s not how I experience life. Being gay is a profound part of who I am, but it isn’t all of who I am.
My grandma was a church organist for 40 years, and she got me into jazz music and great songwriters, Harold Arlen, George Gershwin, all those folks. I can’t do it, but I have a profound respect for it.
A lot of the dysfunction that exists underneath the surface of a lot of big business corporations is really profound.
It is an odd thing, owing life to pills, one’s own quirks and tenacities, and this unique, strange, and ultimately profound relationship called psychotherapy.
I’m involved in so many different things, and there are so many profound reactions to what I do because I am big counter culture.
Growing up, my birthday was always Confederate Memorial Day. It helped to create this profound sense of awareness about the Civil War and the 100 years between the Civil War and the civil rights movement and my parents’ then-illegal and interracial marriage.
‘Climb Every Mountain‘ is a beautiful statement of philosophy. Critics may think ‘The Sound of Music’ is saccharine, but I think it’s profound. The message, that we can’t accommodate evil, is just as important today.
Isn’t it the moment of most profound doubt that gives birth to new certainties? Perhaps hopelessness is the very soil that nourishes human hope; perhaps one could never find sense in life without first experiencing its absurdity.
Performing is a profound experience, at least for me. It’s not as if I sit down and play ‘Fire and Rain’ by myself, just to hear it again. But to offer it up… the energy that it somehow summons live takes me right back, and I do get a reconnection to the emotions.
I think that, in almost all human beings, there is buried a profound tribal instinct that makes us very susceptible to being aroused to patriotic fervour.
The feeling between two fighters is profound. We go places where normal people don’t go. You smell a man’s blood, it smells like rust. You get into a clench, you feel his strength, you feel his desperation, he feels yours. You’re sharing this.
My art, like my acting, is a profound expression of poetic license.
While liberal, coastal white girls may constitute the most conspicuous purveyors of pumpkin spice, the flavor‘s cultural connotations and the strong opinions they elicit reveal the drink‘s profound conservatism.
What is needed now is a transformation of the major systems of production more profound than even the sweeping post-World War II changes in production technology.
The possibility that members of the Trump team coordinated and colluded with agents of the Kremlin on Russia’s interference in our elections is a profound and disturbing one, but it is pivotal that we approach this issue with the seriousness it deserves.
Infidelity raises profound questions about intimacy.
The world has entered an era of the most profound and challenging change in human history.
I have the most profound respect for the Department of Justice and the FTC. We in Europe are a younger and I would say junior institution to the historical antitrust experience of the US.
There are two men in Tolstoy. He is a mystic and he is also a realist. He is addicted to the practice of a pietism that for all its sincerity is nothing if not vague and sentimental; and he is the most acute and dispassionate of observers, the most profound and earnest student of character and emotion.
In any work you do, you can be profound one minute, and then you be superficial the next, and you can be smart and insightful and then insipid. There can be room for all that.
Those who serve in our armed forces do so from a profound sense of duty to secure liberty for their fellow Americans. They enlist to serve their fellow citizens who express their will through elected representatives, not an unaccountable defense establishment.
Everything in life influences my music. I’ve always used songwriting as a means to share what I think is profound.
My relationship with my mom is really the single most profound relationship that I’ve ever had in my life.
The Panic of 1819 exerted a profound effect on American economic thought. As the first great financial depression, similar to a modern expansion-depression pattern, the panic heightened interest in economic problems, and particularly those problems related to the causes and cures of depressed conditions.
Although universal suffrage may not be a panacea for all social problems, it does have a profound bearing on the democratic development and governance of a place.
I became a conservative after a deeply profound spiritual awakening at which point I repented of my anger, and God allowed me to see reality.
I’m not a pop act, churning stuff out really quickly. I find the music that arises from that style of working is distracted, not particularly profound.
No one ever talks about the moment you found that you were white. Or the moment you found out you were black. That’s a profound revelation. The minute you find that out, something happens. You have to renegotiate everything.
Going to film school just made me love it. Before film school, I didn’t really think much of acting. I was more into making music, but going to school and learning about it every day, it made me grow profound respect for the art.
About the time I turned 50, I experienced the profound biological change that often accompanies women at that age. Also, I put two kids in college and lost both of my parents, so I’m no longer somebody’s daughter.
Barack Obama was first elected after a period of profound failure by elite and government institutions, from finance to foreign policy to Hurricane Katrina, and his first term immediately and unapologetically enacted a flurry of government solutions.
It’s all kinds of these profound things crashing on you when your child arrives into the world. It’s like you’ve met your reason to live.
Those who suffer profoundly are granted profound wisdom.
There are moments of existence when time and space are more profound, and the awareness of existence is immensely heightened.
William McKinley Oswald was my high school football coach. He was a great coach and had a profound influence on my life. But I think he could have learned his method of motivating players from an army drill sergeant.
I have a profound respect for Juan Carlos Osorio. I think he did an amazing job with the Mexican national team.
The level of communication you can achieve with an infant is really profound.
Global climate change has a profound impact on the survival and development of mankind. It is a major challenge facing all countries.
There is little doubt that we are in the midst of a revolution of a much more profound and fundamental nature than the social and political revolutions of the last half century.
Humorists are using Twitter to tell jokes in an interesting way. It doesn’t have to be profound, and it doesn’t have to be earth-shaking, but it is transformative.
The implications of Americans devoting their lives to fast food are more profound than the fact that our kids aren’t eating well. There are real repercussions that we need to know about and think about.
Since the beginning of the 20th century, the public’s relationship to art has been weakened by a profound institutional reluctance to address the question of what art is for. This is a question that has, quite unfairly, come to feel impatient, illegitimate, and a little impudent.
I believe that incentivized prizing is the best solution to help unlock the answers to the some of the profound problems that plague our planet.
I know there are writers who like to say that every novel is hard, and it doesn’t get easier. That may be the case, and I’ve only written two. But the first, to me, was characterized by an enduring oscillation between perseverance and a profound doubt.
Whoever rises to deliver the inaugural Address of 2013 will speak to a nation in which the American Dream is under profound economic and cultural pressure. This is perhaps best measured by the state of the middle class.
If you’re sixty-something, pushing 70, the chances of you getting a tremendously fascinating part in the movies are very low, as to be almost negligible, or even in television. But in the theatre, there are still things to do, very interesting, very profound things.
Grief releases love and it also instills a profound sense of connection.
This non-proletarianised plebs has been racialist when it has been colonialist; it has been nationalist – chauvinist – when it has been armed; and it has been fascist when it has become the police force.These ideological effects on the plebs have been uncontestable and profound.
If you make music for the human needs you have within yourself, then you do it for all humans who need the same things. You enrich humanity with the profound expression of these feelings.
Fundamental systemic crises are often associated with the decline of the dominant imperial power and its increasing inability to sustain the system over which it had previously presided. The profound instability of the interwar period owed much to Britain‘s inability to maintain its role.
Web 2.0 ideas have a chirpy, cheerful rhetoric to them, but I think they consistently express a profound pessimism about humans, human nature and the human future.
Changing the world in a profound and beneficial way is not enough to put a dint in bureaucracies which operate on their own dynamics.
Life is a massive amount of feelings with the occasional profound engagement with intellect. As I get older, I hope the intellect takes over.
I love heavy music, but you see, I had fallen in love with a radio station in Vegas that played nothing but Eighties music. That had a real profound impact on me.
It was implicitly supposed that every living thing was distinctively plant or animal; that there were real and profound differences between the two, if only they could be seized.
The United States fully accepts the profound truth that our own progress, prosperity, and peace are interlocked with the progress, prosperity, and peace of all humanity.
Its smallness is not petty; on the contrary, it is profound.
We’re being challenged to do something so profound, it’s unprecedented in the history of our species, and there couldn’t be more at stake. It’s not even our species at stake; it’s the whole dream of life on earth that’s taken 4.5 billion years to realize – all this beautiful pastoral life on earth.
It’s a profound thing to watch another human being come out of your body.
Advertisers and marketers should be looking to bring new experiences to different parts of the brain. It’s a more profound idea than just dropping a billboard into a video game.
When you get together with childhood friends, for example, there’s an intimacy that you instantly have because you share something really profound in your past. There’s a shortcut to emotional intimacy if you share your past with somebody. It’s really empowering when you’re reunited with people who share that.
We have this thing as human beings: we have a profound need for story. That’s what kids need.
What’s comforting about coming from a family of actors is I don’t have to explain the struggle. I can just sigh to my sister, ‘I had a bad one,’ and she’ll know exactly the profound audition humiliation I am describing.
The immigrant experience had a profound effect on me. It taught me the importance of hard work and the value of being entrepreneurial.
Science fiction should not be dismissed as escapism. It is a profound vehicle for talking about social and political issues.
I must always try to do better because perfectionism, and the need to always have new goals and achieve them, is a state of mind that brings profound meaning to life.
I think I have a great deal of self-hatred, a profound feeling of fraudulence, of being detestable and evil. It’s only a part of me, but it’s there, and it’s active.
Living in South Africa has had a very profound impact on my career.
When I was about to turn 50, I went into a kind of personal revision and observed my own priorities and what led those priorities in my life. And many things that, in a way, were profound.
‘Handmaid‘s’ is the most profound television I’ve had the privilege to be a part of.
The first few weeks of being a mom were profound, not just emotionally but also, physically. All the changes you instinctually go through are miraculous.
At the beginning of my career, my desire to understand was associated with a profound desire to act, with the wish to influence opinion and policy; but, over the years, this motivation has come to be of secondary importance, far behind my desire to understand.
From kings to groundlings, Shakespeare made his work profound for everybody. That is how it should be. There is no hierarchy in theatre. It makes everyone part of a collective.
The realization that I may have only a few good years remaining has hit me with real force, and I have done a lot of thinking as a result. I would like to have come up with something profound, but I haven‘t.
When the impulses which stir us to profound emotion are integrated with the medium of expression, every interview of the soul may become art. This is contingent upon mastery of the medium.
If we can take young people who excel at the highest levels, put them on the same kind of pedestal as the all-state basketball player and the all-state football player, and begin to get the same kind of recognition, it will have a profound effect, and we are finding that it does.
I’ve always had a profound conviction that great music is about joy, even in the face of tragedy.
‘Rocky‘ is an incredibly human story, and ‘Creed‘ is very inspired by the Rocky lore, but there’s something kind of profound in letting it all go. This is the first time I’m co-writing, and I’m learning as I go. This process is so different from ‘Fruitvale’; hopefully it gets made.
I believe people can have a profound experience by being surrounded by something beautiful – that’s what I aim for. My sculpture is about the way you feel when you’re standing under it and inside it. It’s experiential art.
Sports journalism is in the midst of an identity crisis so profound that we no longer know whether we’re made up of one word or two.
Clinton feels a profound alienation from the Washington culture here, and I happen to agree with him.
‘Empire of the Sun’ is one of the films that I often think about. I think it had a profound effect on me when I first watched it as a teenager.
It was a very profound experience, getting in touch with that part of us, in all of us human beings, that is committed beyond yourself to the point of giving everything you have, including your life, for other people, for your fellow man.
For my 50th birthday, my cousin Helmut gave me the most profound, beautiful, and striking present. He made books out of my dad’s slide photographs, which were stored and forgotten. Looking at those books made me cry.
One of the profound effects of economics in our day is that the people with the money and the power have embraced the guilt-free, external-less, everything-will-turn-out-okay-in-the-end philosophy of economics in order to justify their own evil works. And the economists, for the most part, have sucked up to that money.
On becoming a mother, I sort of feel like every kid is my kid. I really do get that sense in a much more profound way that we all are a global community and we all have to band to try and give the children of our this generation whatever tools we can to go out into this world and try and make it a better place.
Our intuition about the future is linear. But the reality of information technology is exponential, and that makes a profound difference. If I take 30 steps linearly, I get to 30. If I take 30 steps exponentially, I get to a billion.
A major problem for Black women, and all people of color, when we are challenged to oppose anti-Semitism, is our profound scepticism that white people can actually be oppressed.
I always say that my favorite people to interview are the people who are at the beginning and the ends of their lives because they have two alternate perspectives of the world, and neither of them are less profound.
It occurred to me that there was no difference between men, in intelligence or race, so profound as the difference between the sick and the well.
For Debussy the musician and the man I have had profound admiration, but by nature I’m different from him. I think I have always personally followed a direction opposed to that of the symbolism of Debussy.
I think the most significant change in my life is the decision to do a series. An hourlong dramatic television series on a broadcast network swallows you and chews you up and refuses to spit you out. You’re making a decision that’s going to be a profound and significant impact on the practical aspects of your life.
Since my subjects have always been my sensations, my states of mind and the profound reactions that life has been producing in me, I have frequently objectified all this in figures of myself, which were the most sincere and real thing that I could do in order to express what I felt inside and outside of myself.
I always noticed that in art school, that grief was considered more profound than happiness. But why?
Our mission is simple, but profound – to protect the American people and uphold the Constitution. That mission hasn’t changed, and it won’t change, not as long as I have anything to say about it.
I think movies have much more magic than the theater. Theater can be a magical experience, but movies thrust their subjectivity on you in a more profound way.
Without question, intelligent technologies will continue to disrupt the world as we know it. There will be profound implications, both positive and negative.
The Latino population has become such a presence. We are part of the American tapestry in a very profound way, in every area you can think of, and are very significant in popular culture.
Despite what Wordsworth says about thoughts that ‘lie too deep for tears’, I think tears are a pretty reliable indication of being in the grips of a profound experience.
I hit my thirties and felt I had to start being profound.
There is a profound and ineradicable taint of antisemitism in the British.
Our late Leader, Dr. Sun Yat-sen, with his universal sympathy for all oppressed and his profound understanding of Jesus’ revolutionary spirit of love and sacrifice, carried on his revolutionary work for forty years and brought about at last the liberation of the Chinese people.
I had such a supportive family, and I think that affects your life in such a profound way; it fortifies you completely.
Life should be blissful, and blissful doesn’t mean just a small happiness. It’s huge. It is profound.
I don’t think I’ve ever been either militant or profound as an anti-Fascist. When the issue has come up, when certain things have come up, and I’ve been called on to express – literally, when I’ve been cornered, then I take a left-wing stand.
Being a part of ’12 Years a Slave’ has been one of the most profound experiences of my life.
I love black. Anything black transforms lives in a profound way, particularly for women.
There is a profound ethic to architecture which is different from the other arts.
Had I not stepped into the saddle in the first place, entire cultures, histories, and most importantly, profound connections with people and animals whom I now counted as my friends would have otherwise passed by, invisible.
I cry a lot. Usually once a day. I think it’s one of the most profound forms of human expression.
Matt Weiner is very perceptive; there’s something about the rhythms and the way people speak that is very authentic to the actor. But there are qualities that are dissimilar. The characters on ‘Mad Men‘ are struggling with pretty profound unhappiness, but I can tell you this is a happy bunch.
It’s not that I think weddings – or marriages – are letdowns. It’s just that I want to see my wedding as one awesome achievement on a continuum of achievements, all of which were, in their way, just as beautiful and profound for having led me to the current one.
By respect for life we become religious in a way that is elementary, profound and alive.
Our problems stem from our childhood. Ray was, for so long, the only boy. Then I arrive and take all his limelight away from him. That must have quite a profound effect. I sometimes think that Ray was only happy for three-and-a-half years in his life. And those were the three-and-a-half years before I was born.
We know that peace is only possible when it is the fruit of justice. True peace is a profound transformation by means of the force of nonviolence that is the power of love.
There are so many moments and works that influence us in what we do. Movies, music, TV and, most importantly, the profound everydayness of our lives.
Both offensively and defensively, the presence that I have is pretty profound.
Shows like ‘Empire’… one of the most profound powerful things is that there’s a gay male character who is loved. That character is going to save a lot of people’s lives. Black families are confronting the idea that a gay black character can be human.
I do feel my loved ones that have passed on; I feel them looking over my shoulder… So yeah, that’s pretty profound, when you’re not expecting it, you didn’t particularly believe in it and then it just sort of happens too often to ignore.
A profound political question is suddenly on the table: Must the country continue to give precedence to private financial gain and market determinism over human lives and broad public values?
While overeating would be seen by some as an indulgence of self, it is in fact a profound rejection of self. It is a moment of self-betrayal and self-punishment, and anything but a commitment to one’s own well-being.
Influential people have a profound impact on everyone they encounter. Yet, they achieve this only because they exert so much influence inside, on themselves.
Bereavement is the deepest initiation into the mysteries of human life, an initiation more searching and profound than even happy love.
The confidence and respect shown by my countrymen in calling me to be the Chief Magistrate of a Republic holding a high rank among the nations of the earth have inspired me with feelings of the most profound gratitude.
The idea that popular arts were shallow by definition and the traditional arts were profound was dead, I thought, and I wanted to prove it.
Anyone who grows up reading the Bible for spiritual reasons, you get accustomed to reading things that are too much for you, too profound for you… Having that belief that you should read them anyway gives you a great advantage over people who only read what they think they can understand.
Augmented reality will take some time to get right, but I do think that it’s profound.
Haroon’s birth really had a profound effect on me and I think it had on Konkona also. It is fabulous, it is the best thing that has happened to me. Such a beautiful feeling I can’t tell you. It’s a beautiful experience.
As an educator myself, I understand the profound effect that good teachers and a quality education have on the lives of our young people.
I can’t pick out one single book that had such a profound personal impact.
Filmmaking, like any other art, is a very profound means of human communication; beyond the professional pleasure of succeeding or the pain of failing, you do want your film to be seen, to communicate itself to other people.
I do believe that there are some universal cognitive tasks that are deep and profound – indeed, so deep and profound that it is worthwhile to understand them in order to design our displays in accord with those tasks.
Performing is a profound experience, at least for me.
By burning fossil fuels, we are already dumping 30 billion tons of CO2 into the atmosphere every year, which has a profound effect on the climate. So, like it or not, we’re already messing with a system we don’t understand.
Literature is such a profound and deep way to look into someone else’s life, his mind, his hopes and thoughts. Books have opened so many doors for me, taking me to places where my normal life and its finite limits could never have.
Where I am not understood, it shall be concluded that something very useful and profound is couched underneath.
Companies that are design-led understand that design is not a deliverable; it is a profound manifestation of the human spirit.
I think I grew up with a profound sense of watching people who were good people, who were smart people, who were hardworking people – God, nobody on this Earth worked harder than my mom and dad – and they had very little.
Part of the reason I moved from law to politics was an increasingly profound belief that how we rebuild after the 2008 crash is going to define us for a generation.
In the 21st century, I believe the mission of the United Nations will be defined by a new, more profound awareness of the sanctity and dignity of every human life, regardless of race or religion.
We will not find the inner strength to evolve to a higher level if we do not inwardly develop this profound feeling that there is something higher than ourselves.
I have a profound affection for Buddhism, and Zen Buddhism’s particular ways of meditating.
As a boy, the very words ‘Liberty Bell‘ and ‘Independence Hall’ fired my imagination and made a profound and lasting impression on my mind. Throughout my struggle to secure national freedom for China, I have continuously dreamed of the day when she would assume the full stature of an independent, democratic nation.
Privacy is dead. We live in a world of instantaneous, globalised gossip. The idea that there is a ‘private’ sphere and a ‘public’ sphere for world leaders, politicians or anyone in the public eye is slowly disintegrating. The death of privacy will have a profound effect on who our leaders will be in the future.
I loved being a soprano. It was one of my very favorite things in life, and thus far, and losing that voice was a profound emotional moment for me in my life. I never became that interested in my adult male singing voice.
I have many friends and family members who have served (or are currently serving) in our nation’s Armed Forces. I have such a profound respect for what they do day in and day out.
When an animal dies, it gives you the chance to love another animal. That’s an insightful and profound way to look at it.
Saying ‘I’m wrong’ is meaningless unless it comes from our heart, not just our lips. That often requires a genuine and profound change within ourselves, because we need to realize it’s simply human nature and that everyone makes mistakes.
I say it is indispensable to look ahead of and behind oneself in the present. If there is such a thing as tradition, and I believe there is, it can only exist in the sense of the most profound movements of culture.
I do believe very strongly that all of us and all of the other things in the context of our planet with Mother Nature, all of these things absolutely have a profound effect.
Like many astronomers who use the great telescopes on Mauna Kea, I have participated personally and joyfully in ceremonies to celebrate the profound cosmic understanding that comes from joining ancient Hawaiian navigator traditions with the techniques of modern astronomy.
The growing professional disciplines of medical ethics and bioethics have had a profound impact on researchers, bedside doctors, associations of physicians, and government.
Regarding Wikileaks, I have profound ambivalent feelings about it. I am a firm believer in a strong intelligence service. There’s a need for classified information.
Even a single Justice can have a profound impact on the country.
I’m just becoming more and more aware of this truly profound responsibility that we carry as individuals. And it’s a responsibility not only to ourselves and to our families, but to the billions of people who still have to come in the future who will be dealing with our legacy.
The progressive integration of new technologies in our economy amounts to a paradigm shift with a profound impact on the context and content of work.
It is a profound and necessary truth that the deep things in science are not found because they are useful: they are found because it was possible to find them.
Obviously, I got very lucky that even though I lost my mother, I lost her later in life, but it’s still had a profound effect on me.
When you overcome a profound loss, or there’s some catalyst in your life that shifts everything, if you’re able to take it in stride and heal, it can make for much more three-dimensional and empathetic people.
Blockchain‘s a very interesting technology that will have some very profound applications for society over the years to come.
I have a profound resistance to the idea that a reader could say, ‘Oh, well, that’s her story.’ We should all be interested, no matter where we come from, or who our parents are. It’s not my province; it’s ours. These questions concern us all.
On January 3, 2019, I swore an oath to uphold and defend the Constitution of the United States. It was the third time in my life of public service that I had taken such an oath, but the words were just as profound to me as the first time I spoke them.
We have a profound lack of diversity at the highest levels in our political leadership and it has always been the case.
As a social concept, ‘white’ is profound in its meaning. It means people who either come from or appear to come from Europe, but it’s necessarily a construct of oppression.
I think there are profound differences between women and men. In intelligence and creativity, there is no difference, but in what one loves, what one likes, the passions – there are differences.
I don’t think I’ve done any profound work yet… People ask me, ‘How would you want to be remembered?’ I tell them I don’t want to be remembered! I’m not here to become a Madhubala or receive a Lifetime Achievement Award. I’m not that kind of a person. And I’m not brash about it; it’s just the way I am.
I don’t need anyone to rectify my existence. The most profound relationship we will ever have is the one with ourselves.
I have visited some places where the differences between black and white are not as profound as they used to be, but I think there is a new form of racism growing in Europe and that is focused on people who are Middle Eastern. I see it.
I have a profound and unshakable love of good eating.
The Holy Bible is an abyss. It is impossible to explain how profound it is, impossible to explain how simple it is.
Buying is a profound pleasure.
By the general process of epic poetry, I mean the way this form of art has constantly responded to the profound needs of the society in which it was made.
Clearness ornaments profound thoughts.
The American psyche has not recovered, and likely will not ever fully recover, from the profound and relentless incompetence of George W. Bush‘s disastrous, multitrillion-dollar war.
If you wish at once to do nothing and be respectable nowadays, the best pretext is to be at work on some profound study.
Creating a future requires a profound and yes, unrealistic, vision of what is possible. But it is fantasy and wonder that drive technology and innovation.
It’s not that I bounce ideas off of my children as much as it is that having children has had a profound effect on the way I see the world. They have mined my soul. They’ve made me a better person and therefore a more empathetic writer.
The idea that you would affect evolution is a very profound thing.
Things happen to us in unpredictable ways, but the effect that that has on the kind of people who we become actually is not only open to chance – we can influence it in pretty profound ways.