Quotes about Attitude

"The minute you try to talk business with him he takes the attitude that he is a gentleman and a scholar, and the moment you try to approach him on the level of his moral integrity he starts to talk business."

Raymond Thornton Chandler (July 23, 1888 – March 26, 1959) was an Anglo-American novelist and screenwriter who had an immense stylistic influence upon the modern private detective story, especially in the style of the writing and the attitudes now characteristic of the genre.


"Leadership is practiced not so much in words as in attitude and in actions."

Harold "Hal" Sydney Geneen (January 22, 1910 — November 21, 1997) was an American businessman most famous for serving as president of the ITT Corporation.


"'UFO's' attitude toward the subject is very similar to mine. It's not an advocacy; its philosophy is more 'I want to believe this, but I want it proved."

William Dwight Schultz (born November 24, 1947) is an American stage, television, and film actor.


"It's not the load that breaks you down, it's the way you carry it."

Lena Mary Calhoun Horne (June 30, 1917 – May 9, 2010) was an American singer, actress, civil rights activist and dancer.


"I'm a total pessimist. It's not that the glass is half empty. Someone stole the glass."

Joan Alexandra Molinsky Sanger Rosenberg (born June 8, 1933) widely known as Joan Rivers is an Emmy Award-winning American comedian, television personality and actress.


"Pessimism only describes an attitude, and not facts, and hence is entirely subjective."

Francis Parker Yockey (September 18, 1917 – June 16, 1960) was an American political thinker and polemicist.


"Morality is the attitude we adopt toward people whom we personally dislike."

Oscar Fingal O'Flahertie Wills Wilde (16 October 1854 – 30 November 1900) was an Irish writer, poet, and prominent aesthete. After writing in different forms throughout the 1880s, he became one of London's most popular playwrights in the early 1890s. Today he is remembered for his many epigrams, his plays which are still revived, and the tragedy of his imprisonment and early death