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The Most Important

Total Quotes : 383
Craft

The most important thing is to get better at your craft, and concussions and head impacts are a setback.

- Abby Wambach

About

Well, the most important thing about Islam is that we have to differentiate between two kinds of Islam. The first one is the institution of Islam... second, the culture of Islam.

- Abdurrahman Wahid

Allow

The Internet is probably the most important technological advancement of my lifetime. Its strength lies in its open architecture and its ability to allow a framework where all voices can be heard.

- Adam Savage

Wear

Lingerie is one of the most important pieces of your wardrobe. You can have a wardrobe malfunction if you don't choose the right thing to wear underneath!

- Adriana Lima

Think

I think the most important thing that I've learned is that you live and you learn. Try not to make the same mistakes twice.

- Adrienne Bailon

Decade

Comscore, Nielsen, MediaMetrix and Quantcast studies all show women are the driving force of the most important net trend of the decade, the social web.

- Aileen Lee

Ruth

My high school years were fun and frustrating, typical of the teen years. The most important accomplishment was meeting my wife, Ruth.

- Alan J. Heeger

Atlas

'Atlas Shrugged,' let's face it, was probably the most important novel of the 20th century that was never a film.

- Albert S. Ruddy

Think

So I think that is from the European perspective, for the European future, this engagement can be one of the most important and effective decisions in the last 50 years maybe.

- Aleksander Kwasniewski

Rather

Seeing what you want from life from the inside out, rather than from the outside in, is the most important thing.

- Alexa Hirschfeld

Other

Unlike any other time in our history, we have to know that staying in school and getting an education is the most important thing you can do.

- Alexis Herman

Though

Women often have a fraught relationship with their mothers, even though that's the most important relationship in their lives.

- Alice Lowe

Treat

I believe Aids is the most important issue we face, because how we treat the poor is a reflection of who we are as a people.

- Alicia Keys

Play

As a fiscal conservative, I believe one of the most important roles the federal government can play in assuring that our economy remains strong is to keep our fiscal house in order.

- Allen Boyd

Whole

My whole thing was being wanted and being accepted by a ball club. That was the most important thing to me.

- Allen Iverson

Think

I don't look to a man to get pride in myself. It's not about having a black president, it's about having a good president, and I think that's the most important thing.

- Allen West

Happy

You have to be happy with yourself first of all - that's the most important thing.

- Aly Michalka

Center

You are the most important thing in your life. Put yourself at the center of your life.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Love

To me, the most important thing is to wear something that I love and feel comfortable in, and Christmas is a great opportunity to get one of my old favourites out.

- Amber Le Bon

Going

A teenager has to decide what they're going to do with their life, and that's one of the most important decisions that you'll make.

- Amy Heckerling

Always

The most important thing is always to feel comfortable - I would never sacrifice function for style.

- Ana Ivanovic

Banker

Discretion is the most important thing for a banker. That is the philosophy of the family... I mean, of the bank.

- Ana Patricia Botin

Stay

The most important thing is to just stay constant and not get too high or too low.

- Andrew Benintendi

Tell

Lyrically, the most important thing for me is, how can I tell a cohesive story?

- Andy Biersack

Want

The most important thing parents can do, although it's not the only thing they should do, is model the behavior they want from their kids.

- Angela Duckworth

Having

Just having what's important, to have people around you to support and take care of you. That's the most important thing when you are a professional athlete.

- Angelique Kerber

Learn

The most important thing for a good marriage is to learn how to argue peaceably.

- Anita Ekberg

Think

For me, the brand of the camera is not the most important thing. I think you can take good pictures with the camera on your phone.

- Anja Niedringhaus

Need

A lot of people have this ego need that makes them want to believe that Earth is the center of the universe and humans are the most important species, the supreme expression of creation.

- Ann Druyan

Tide

Perhaps this is the most important thing for me to take back from beach-living: simply the memory that each cycle of the tide is valid; each cycle of the wave is valid; each cycle of a relationship is valid.

- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

Voice

I don't enjoy hearing the sound of my voice. The most important things for me are impossible to articulate extemporaneously.

- Annie Baker

Doing

Those who want to be serious photographers, you're really going to have to edit your work. You're going to have to understand what you're doing. You're going to have to not just shoot, shoot, shoot. To stop and look at your work is the most important thing you can do.

- Annie Leibovitz

Over

Only one player is not important. The most important thing is the squad, and it's important to be together. You can't just lose it over one player.

- Antonio Conte

Work

The most important thing for me is the work, my job, and then to go to my house to be satisfied with my work.

- Antonio Conte

Play

I adapt my idea of football to my players, not adapt my players in my idea of football. It's important because there are others players that must play. The players are the most important things in football. I adapt my idea within my players.

- Antonio Conte

Means

The most important basis of any novel is wanting to be someone else, and this means creating a character.

- Antonio Tabucchi

Young

At a young age winning is not the most important thing... the important thing is to develop creative and skilled players with good confidence.

- Arsene Wenger

Movie

No matter what people say, your fans are the ones that come to watch the movie or come to your shows and that's the most important thing.

- Ashlee Simpson

Say

If I were asked to say the most important things that lead to a successful life, I should say that, first of all, was integrity - unimpeachable integrity.

- Charles M. Schwab

Always

And one of the most important values of Barack Obama is that he will always level with the American people.

- Charlie Gonzalez

Doing

When it comes to anything you want to do in your life, you have to be passionate. Success may come, but in the end, the most important thing is that you are doing what you really want to do.

- Chiara Ferragni

Weeks

I demanded two weeks of rehearsal because to me as an actor, that's the most important time.

- Christine Lahti

Given

I have to say that the most important thing Scientology has given me is the ability to keep my integrity together.

- Christopher Gorham

The most important thing is to be passionate and ready to accept the pains that sometimes go along with the business.

- Christopher Lambert

Made

The most important film I made, in terms of its subject and the great responsibility I had as an actor, was a film I did about the founder of Pakistan called 'Jinnah.'

- Christopher Lee

Think

Of all the artists who emerged in the '80s, I think perhaps Cindy Sherman is the most important.

- Chuck Close

Will

When you're out in the field and spending time in these different places around the world, humility is one of the most important assets that will serve you well.

- Clarissa Ward

Think

I won the most important league in Europe, I think - not just Europe but the world - the Premier League.

- Claudio Ranieri

Lives

Understanding motivation is one of the most important things we can do in our lives, because it has such a bearing on why we do the things we do and whether we enjoy them or not.

- Clayton Christensen

Think

I watch a film and the most important thing to me is what I think of the movie.

- Clive Owen

Talking with my friends and family every day helps keep me grounded and connected to home. They are the most important things to me.

- Colbie Caillat

Love

This is a broad thought, but loving yourself and having the support so that you can love yourself is the most important thing that young people in Chicago can get.

- Common

Very

To realize the American dream, the most important thing to understand is that it belongs to everybody. It's a human dream. If you understand this and work very hard, it is possible.

- Cristina Saralegui

Some

Economics is a strange science. Our subject deals with some of the most important as well as mundane issues that impinge on the human condition.

- Dale T. Mortensen

Think

I think that casting is probably the most important thing in television production.

- Dan Harmon

Strong

The most important thing that everybody can do, aside from building and keeping your network strong, is make good choices about your health.

- Dana Perino

Want

I want girls to feel the confidence you get from being smart. They get so many messages that tell them the most important thing is to be beautiful.

- Danica McKellar

Half

I am convinced that 100 years from now, people will talk about Elliott Carter as one of the most important figures in the second half of 20th-century music.

- Daniel Barenboim

Read

When you read a novel, your own imagery is the most important. It's what makes reading such a wonderful thing.

- Daniel Craig

Still

I believe that Detroit has a terrific geographic position. It still is a hub of one of the most important industries in the world. There's incredible engineering and other talent.

- Daniel L. Doctoroff

About

One of the most important tools in critical thinking about numbers is to grant yourself permission to generate wrong answers to mathematical problems you encounter. Deliberately wrong answers!

- Daniel Levitin

Sun

The sun is the most important thing in everybody's life, whether you're a plant, an animal or a fish, and we take it for granted.

- Danny Boyle

Need

The most important thing you can do is make the distinction between customer service and guest hospitality. You need both things to thrive, but they are completely different.

- Danny Meyer

Read

For business owners, there are many important documents to learn to read. One of the most important is the profit and loss statement, known as the P&L, and the balance sheet.

- Darren L Johnson

Play

Singing into a microphone and learning to play an instrument - learning to do your craft - that's the most important thing! It's not about what goes on in a computer!

- Dave Grohl

Void

The most important thing is that you honor that musical integrity, whether you make music that sounds like ABBA or you make music that sounds like Void.

- Dave Grohl

Always

I've got friends in the different teams I've played for, but family is the most important thing to me. That will always be the case.

- David Beckham

Always

I always thought that family was the most important thing in life, and no matter what I do, whether being a chef or an actor or a dancer, being a dad is what I do best.

- David Burtka

Likely

The most important application of quantum computing in the future is likely to be a computer simulation of quantum systems, because that's an application where we know for sure that quantum systems in general cannot be efficiently simulated on a classical computer.

- David Deutsch

Give TV

The most important advice you can give anyone about to appear on TV is incredibly prosaic - be yourself.

- David Frost

Test

The most important word in the vocabulary of advertising is TEST. If you pretest your product with consumers, and pretest your advertising, you will do well in the marketplace.

- David Ogilvy

Surge

Leading the coalition military effort during the surge in Iraq in 2007 and 2008 was the most important endeavor - and greatest challenge - of my 37 years in uniform.

- David Petraeus

Been

When you have a lot of resources, the most important thing is to have had good parents and to have been brought up by people who gave one the proper values.

- David Rockefeller

Making

The most important thing for us is investing and making companies great, and then they have all the options they want, whether that's to go public or stay private.

- David Sze

Think

I think that the most important thing we look for in partners is that they can help build companies and, you know, we have the - we have the opportunity to do that at different stages.

- David Sze

Think

I think an education is not only important, it is the most important thing you can do with your life.

- Dean Kamen

Young

I want young readers to know that to tell their own story is the most important thing they'll ever do.

- Deborah Wiles

Which

I see myself as an intelligent, sensitive human, with the soul of a clown which forces me to blow it at the most important moments.

- Jim Morrison

Solid

Second only to a viable approach to acting, the most important thing an actor can find is a creative family. To have a solid core group of people that you take that journey with together is invaluable.

- Jim Parrack

Love

It's just nice to see people enthusiastic about their tennis and want to learn and improve - for me that's the most important thing - I still love my tennis.

- Jo Durie

Jazz

Jazz is a hard music, and you have to really work hard and also have fun performing; that's the most important thing.

- Joey Alexander

Give

The most important part are the fans, that people going home are happy. It's their time off, and you should give them something to enjoy.

- Johan Cruyff

Also

The job of training an Iraqi police force is one of the most important tasks being undertaken in Operation Iraqi Freedom. It is also one of the most difficult.

- John Boehner

Young

The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit... a reputation, character.

- John D. Rockefeller

Next

Next to doing the right thing, the most important thing is to let people know you are doing the right thing.

- John D. Rockefeller

Still

Time is the most important thing there is. That is the only element that you can't withdraw from the situation and still have the situation exist. Everything depends on time.

- John Hartford

Hire

The most important thing a mayor does is hire talented people to run the city.

- John Hickenlooper

Think

We think the most important criteria for selecting an investment firm are the manager, team, and track record.

- John Paulson

Your

Well, the most important thing in investing is to know what you're investing in, and if you're confident in the outcome, it's important to stay true to your position.

- John Paulson

Doing

The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.

- John Steinbeck

The most important thing is to stay the course - not to get shaken out of the market during a difficult time.

- John W. Rogers, Jr.

Very

Chocolate is one of the backbones of the pastry kitchen. It is one of the most important ingredients in our pantry. It is very versatile, it is complex, and it is extremely temperamental.

- Johnny Iuzzini

Which

If you're trying to be more creative, one of the most important things you can do is increase the volume and diversity of the information to which you are exposed.

- Jonah Lehrer

I believe that collaboration is one of the most important things in any field.

- Jonathan Anderson

The most important responsibility we have as journalists is to question those who are in power. I honestly believe that.

- Jorge Ramos

Woman

I do not want to be president because I am a woman. Being a woman is important, but it's not the most important. I want to be president because we have the talent and the platform and the vision of a Mexico that we want for all Mexicans, not only for a select few.

- Josefina Vazquez Mota

Though

To me the most important thing is a good story, though I know how cliche that sounds.

- Josh Trank

Which

Music teaches people to work together, which is maybe one of the most important skills.

- Joshua Bell

More

They say fame is important and that maintaining your fame is even more important. But to me, the most important thing is to deserve the respect of your fans.

- Juan Gabriel

Still

I still feel that French cooking is the most important in the world, one of the few that has rules. If you follow the rules, you can do pretty well.

- Julia Child