Challenging The Status Quo Quotes by Eliot Spitzer, Lupe Fiasco, Seth, Dan Quayle, Claire Danes, Marshall Ganz and many others.
Some say that I should settle down, go slower and not push so hard, so quickly for such transformational change. To them, I say that you misunderstand the size of the problems we face, the strength of the status quo and the urgency of the people’s desire for change.
This nation was founded by rebels and revolutionaries, and its flags were carried across the battlefields by people who were very, very against the status quo and who questioned and criticized.
Your art is what you do when no one can tell you exactly how to do it. Your art is the act of taking personal responsibility, challenging the status quo, and changing people.
The rapid rise of the People’s Republic of China as a military and economic power is challenging the status quo.
Growing up in New York with artist parents – a very liberal environment, where we were always encouraged to challenge the status quo – I think for a long time I confused jingoism with patriotism. And that is a mistake.
Challenging the status quo takes commitment, courage, imagination, and, above all, dedication to learning.
In America, evangelical churches have often been bastions of conservatism, providing support for the status quo.
Punk was originally about creating new, important, energetic music that would hopefully threaten the status quo and the stupidity of the 1970s.
Tonight was a great opportunity to take on the political status quo that has given us trillion dollar deficits and put millions out of work. Our objective was to inject some common sense into the conversation among Republicans at a time when business-as-usual simply won’t work.
Status quo, you know, is Latin for ‘the mess we’re in’.
Most of the press is in league with government, or with the status quo.
We have Christians against Muslims against Jews, and no matter how liberal your theology, merely identifying yourself as a Christian or a Jew lends tacit validity to this status quo. People have morally identified with a subset of humanity rather than with humanity as a whole.
I didn’t run for mayor to be the caretaker of the status quo.
Today, our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change.
I’m a Christian first, and a mean-spirited, bigoted conservative second, and don’t you ever forget it. You know who else was kind of “divisive” in terms of challenging the status quo and the powers-that-be of his day? Jesus Christ.
And I have a message for the liberals and the defenders of the status quo: we’re just getting started.
Sometimes people think youвЂ™re smart if you question the status quo, if nothing else.