Tension Quotes

The hallmark of our age is the tension between aspirations and sluggish institutions.

John W. Gardner

I learned very early that an audience would relax and look at things differently if they felt they could laugh with you from time to time. There`s an energy that comes through the release of tension that is laughter.

Twyla Tharp

Many find in sex and economics the meaning of life and the reason of it all. The consequence of this is that the goal of life for many has become a relief of tension.

Sachindra Kumar Majumdar

If you ask what is the single most important key to longevity, I would have to say it is avoiding worry, stress and tension. And if you didn't ask me, I'd still have to say it

George F. Burns

Police are trying to do it in a very low-key way to prevent an escalation of tension.

Douglas Coffman

It is my method to apply tension at all times.

James Galway

An atmosphere of racial tension in the jury room prevented meaningful deliberations from taking place.

Susan Roberts

The Bible itself displays tension over the issue of women in the ministry.

Gary Parker

There is inevitably tension between cost and service, and the trick is to give clients the sense that you value the relationship without spending a fortune on staff and other tools. That's what is great about self-service tools.

Craig Weber

Things are going to be looked at more carefully. I don't see that this should create tension. This is the proper role of the council.

Steve Bass

I believe that one of the great problems for us as individuals is the depression and the tension resulting from existence in a world which is increasingly less pleasing to the eye.

Claudia Alta Taylor Johnson

Sex alleviates tension. Love causes it.

Woody Allen

I used to build up to sensation, accumulating tension until it released a perceptual experience.

H. L. Mencken

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak or write very often about his job. It releases tension needed for his work.

Henry Moore

There is a strong tendency in explanatory prose to invoke quantities of tension, energy, and whatnot to explain the genesis of pattern. I believe that all such explanations are inappropriate or wrong.

Gregory Bateson
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