Approval Quotes

The pursuit of approval usually ends in disaster.

Chris Morris

I hope we do not see another Iraq-type operation for a long time without UN approval and much broader support from the international community.

Kofi Atta Annan

A large number of us have developed a feeling that architects tend to design houses for the approval of fellow architects and critics, not for the tenants.

Charles, Prince of Wales

Architects and engineers are among the most fortunate of men since they build their own monuments with public consent, public approval and often public money.

John Prebble

When my mother left her second husband, she wrote her autobiography and presented it to him for his approval.

David Antin

The approval of the public is to be avoided like the plague. It is absolutely essential to keep the public from entering if one wishes to avoid confusion. I must add that the public must be kept panting in expectation at the gate by a system of challenges and provocations.

Andre Breton

Those whose approval you seek most give you the least.

Rozanne Weissman

Care about people's approval and you will be their prisoner.

Lao Tzu

People who want the most approval get the least and people who need approval the least get the most.

Wayne Dyer

A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval.

Mark Twain

We can secure other people's approval, if we do right and try hard; but our own is worth a hundred of it, and no way has been found out of securing that

Mark Twain

A widow is a fascinating being with the flavor of maturity, the spice of experience, the piquancy of novelty, the tang of practiced coquetry, and the halo of one man's approval.

Helen Rowland

I feel obliged to withhold my approval of the plan to indulge in benevolent and charitable sentiment through the appropriation of public funds... I find no warrant for such an appropriation in the Constitution

Grover Cleveland

I can spot empty flattery and know exactly where I stand. In the end it's really only my own approval or disapproval that means anything.

Agnetha Faltskog

Applause felt like approval, and it became a drug that soothed the pain, but only temporarily.

Anita Baker

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