Tension Quotes

In journalism, there has always been a tension between getting it first and getting it right.

Ellen Goodman

You can cut the tension with a cricket stump.

Murray Walker

There's an ancient tension between wanting to savor the world as it is and wanting to improve on the world as given.

Leon Kass

The tension between centrality, on the one hand, and competition, on the other, is probably the oldest of all market structure issues.

Arthur Levitt

Through laughter, a lot of the time you can defuse the tension that would usually be there.

Michael Hunter

Secrecy involves a tension which, at the moment of revelation, finds its release.

Georg Simmel

The tension between "yes" and "no," between "I can" and "I cannot," makes us feel that, in so many instances, human life is an interminable debate with one's self.

Anatole Broyard

You translate everything--whether physical, mental, or spiritual into muscular tension.

FM Alexander

We who in engage in nonviolent direct action are not the creators of tension. We merely bring to the surface the hidden tension that is already alive.

Martin Luther King Jr

The tension on the team is up by several factors because of what happened.

Richard Cook

Some tension is necessary for the soul to grow, and we can put that tension to good use. We can look for every opportunity to give and receive love, to appreciate nature, to heal our wounds and the wounds of others, to forgive, and to serve.

Joan Borysenko

A warrior of the light...never confuses tension with anxiety.

Paulo Coelho

Relaxation means releasing all concern and tension and letting the natural order of life flow through one's being

Donald Curtis

A little public scandal is good once in a while. It takes the tension out of the news.

Beryl Pfizer

War alone brings up to their highest tension all human energies and imposes the stamp of nobility upon the peoples who have the courage to make it.

Benito Mussolini
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