Equipped Quotes

We’ve sourced some of the most interesting and thought-provoking Equipped Quotes from Anohni, Ruben Hinojosa, V. S. Naipaul, Nat Wolff, Joel Fuhrman. Each of the following quotes is overflowing with creativity, and knowledge.

As Donald Trump and his cabinet now demonstrate, the sk

As Donald Trump and his cabinet now demonstrate, the skills encouraged in men by their biologies and the tools that boys master in the playground have not equipped them to deal with the unprecedented global crisis we are now facing.
At their core, Americans all want the same basic things: a quality education for their children, a good job so they can provide for their families, healthcare and affordable prescription drugs, security during retirement, a strongly equipped military and national security.
Ruben Hinojosa
I really wasn’t equipped to be a writer when I left Oxford. But then I set out to learn. I’ve always had the highest regard for the craft. I’ve always felt it was work.
V. S. Naipaul
I have learned a lot from jazz. I compare good acting to jazz music. The more you study and prepare as an actor, the more equipped you are to live in the moment. Just like the gifted musicians in my dad’s quartet, it takes a courageous actor to be free.
Nat Wolff
Girls of 7, 8 or 9 years old are not emotionally or psychologically equipped to handle puberty.
Joel Fuhrman
Technology is going to play a huge part in tomorrow’s music business. And the companies that will win are going to be the most equipped to understand how to use data to further an artist’s career.
Troy Carter
You’ve got to be stupid to heckle me – I am very equipped to win.
Lewis Black
I think my Latino culture has equipped me with a different point of view than the rest of my counterparts, and seeing things from a different angle has helped me a lot. I feel very proud of my culture, of my Latino heritage.
Nina Garcia
No man could be equipped for the presidency if he has never been tempted by one of the seven cardinal sins.
Eugene McCarthy
Parenting is more than a numbers game: it’s a question of whether people are equipped for the toughest job they will ever be asked to do.
David Lammy
The old always think the world is getting worse; it is for the young, equipped with historical facts, to point out that, compared with 1509, or even 1939, life in 2009 is sweet as honey.
Hilary Mantel
Even as our unwitting alterations to Earth’s carbon and hydrological cycles slowly make storms more damaging, our ability to monitor our planet from space and make reliable short-term forecasts have equipped us enormously to withstand them.
David Grinspoon
Every woman’s path is difficult, and many mothers were as equipped to raise children as wire monkey mothers. I say that without judgment: It is, sadly, true. An unhealthy mother’s love is withering.
Anne Lamott
I’ve visited Lincoln Park Zoo more times than I can count because I believe the more the public learns about our animals, plants and environment, the better equipped we are to play a leading role in protecting our planet.
Mike Quigley
Writers cannot simply have a go, imagining it’s easier to produce a story than a novel because fewer words are required. Have a go by all means; be intrepid, but be equipped.
Sarah Hall
The people’s army should always maintain a highly agitated state and be equipped with full fighting readiness so as to smash the enemies with a single stroke if they make the slightest move and achieve the historic cause of the fatherland’s reunification.
Kim Jong-un
I’ll tell you what: I believe mysticism is a very serious endeavor. One must be equipped for it.
Elie Wiesel
I also believe that it is time to begin the fundamental analysis of how we got here, what led us here and what we need to do in order to ensure that we are equipped with the best possible intelligence as we face these issues in the future.
David Kay
On the contrary, woman is the best equipped fighting machine that ever went to battle.
Richard Le Gallienne
I think success is what you make of it – of course there is always the factor of luck, but one should always be equipped to seize the moment when opportunity knocks.
Ekta Kapoor
Every president since Nixon has embraced a policy of ‘self-determination without termination’ – the idea that Native Americans are best equipped to govern themselves. Trump is breaking with this position.
Tom Perez
As a writer, I’m not convinced that we are the best equipped to understand how we go about the business of literary production.
Will Self
A hot bath, time with a book, or five minutes of meditation helps tremendously with recharging and grounding us so we are more equipped to deal with everything life throws our way.
Tara Stiles
Genetically I think I’m more equipped for long distances than high-intensity sprints.
Gylfi Sigurdsson
I don’t know how you can understand other people or yourself if you haven’t read a lot of books. I just don’t think you’re equipped to deal with the demands and decisions of life, particularly in your dealings with other people.
Sebastian Faulks
The primary aim of our schools should be to help children grow into happy, healthy and confident adults, equipped with the skills to achieve their goals in life and work.
Layla Moran
I still carry the residue of the pressure I felt as a child to read and appreciate the right books. Growing up, I never allowed myself to read beach reading. I was always plowing through Ford Madox Ford’s ‘Good Solider’ or something I wasn’t equipped to understand.
Noah Baumbach
To the extent that we are all educated and informed, we will be more equipped to deal with the gut issues that tend to divide us.
Caroline Kennedy
I feel like if I had more diversity in my team I’d have been better equipped to deal with the experiences I had.
Leigh-Anne Pinnock
Like anyone, you could love someone, and it doesn’t mean that you’re equipped or you were taught or have the patience or the love or the wherewithal to be a good parent. One has nothing to do with the other.
Elizabeth Rodriguez
My writing partner, Nicki, and I became obsessed with a monologist who performs unscripted shows equipped with nothing more than scribbled bullet points and a glass of water. We wrote him a fan letter and found ourselves sharing lunch and eventually a friendship.
Emma McLaughlin
I don’t think I’m equipped enough to be giving anyone a civics lesson or any kind of message.
Rod Lurie
I did not end up as broadly educated as my Cambridge colleagues, but I graduated probably better equipped to write a book on my chosen subject.
Richard Dawkins
We need to ensure our men and women in uniform are equipped with the very best money can buy. We also have to make sure critical military technologies are developed in America and that the U.S. defense manufacturing base remains healthy and strong.
Joe Lieberman
Ideology… is indispensable in any society if men are to be formed, transformed and equipped to respond to the demands of their conditions of existence.
Louis Althusser
In times of change learners inherit the earth; while the learned find themselves beautifully equipped to deal with a world that no longer exists.
Eric Hoffer
Believe it or not, when you fast in the Spirit, God makes you more equipped to deal with hunger, irritability, and temptation.
Monica Johnson
Enterprising law-enforcement officers with a warrant can flick a distant switch and turn a standard mobile phone into a roving mic or eavesdrop on occupants of cars equipped with travel assistance systems.
Jonathan Zittrain
People want stardom or fame or whatever – instant gratification as opposed to learning one’s craft, which, when I was starting out, was the most important thing: that you are as fully equipped for your job or your art as possible.
Joshua Sasse
I worked on ‘Game Of Thrones’ for six years, so I’m very well equipped to handle hype surrounding television shows.
Finn Jones
The physiologist who succeeds in penetrating deeper and deeper into the digestive canal becomes convinced that it consists of a number of chemical laboratories equipped with various mechanical devices.
Ivan Pavlov
Science is wonderfully equipped to answer the question ‘How?’ but it gets terribly confused when you ask the question ‘Why?’
Erwin Chargaff
It is proper that noble spirits, equipped with truth and enlightened with the Divine intelligence, should arm themselves against dense ignorance by climbing up to the high rock and tower of contemplation.
Giordano Bruno
I certainly don’t think I’m deserving of taking up space forever as a human. There’s a whole generation of people yet to be born that are going to be so much more evolved than I am. I don’t want to take up space. They’re going to be better equipped to make the world a better place than I am.
Ashton Kutcher
The several tribes of Indians inhabiting the regions of the Upper Missouri, and of whom I spoke in my last Letter, are undoubtedly the finest looking, best equipped, and most beautifully costumed of any on the Continent.
George Catlin
God made you a masterpiece – be blessed, secure, disciplined and equipped.
Joel Osteen
Those who operate through the Holy Spirit are more equipped to resist temptation.
Monica Johnson
We won’t be able to stop disasters from happening. On the contrary, climate change may increase the frequency and severity of floods, droughts and storms. But we are better equipped today to prepare for them and reduce their impact.
Sri Mulyani Indrawati
I certainly believe Bengaluru is a wonderful place to live in, equipped with all the amenities one would expect from a leading city. Its contemporary, cosmopolitan, vibrant and forward-thinking set-up definitely sets it apart.
Anil Kumble
The U.S. Armed Forces are the best trained, best equipped fighting forces in the world.
Jim Walsh
Equipped with his five senses, man explores the universe around him and calls the adventure Science.
Edwin Powell Hubble
I’m not equipped for the social media thing.
Ryan Eggold
Thanks to fantasy football and ‘Madden’ on Xbox Live there are legions of jersey adorning sports fanatics who think they’re equipped to stand on the sideline with a headset.
Sean Evans
I had no particular desire to be a personality like my father, nor was I equipped to be one. I was determined to be my own man, although having the Fairbanks name did make it easier to get into an office to see someone.
Douglas Fairbanks, Jr.
I seem to have a natural tendency to want to share my own observations and feelings with other people, and writing seems to be the way I’m best equipped to do that.
Jerry Spinelli
Soldiers are not policemen, and it’s very unfair, even for those soldiers who have some police training, to burden them with police duties. It’s not what they’re trained for, or equipped for.
P. J. O’Rourke
It sometimes seems that the only plan the Israeli government has for the Palestinians is for them to sit quietly while Israel does whatever takes its fancy, equipped with its army, with laws it promulgated, and with courts it established.
Sayed Kashua
This world is run by people who know how to do things. They know how things work. They are equipped. Up there, there’s a layer of people who run everything. But we – we’re just peasants. We don’t understand what’s going on, and we can’t do anything.
Doris Lessing
When girls have the ability to navigate, evaluate, and create information using digital technology, they are better equipped to be productive members of the community and economic participants.
Tae Yoo
I believe when people can find out who they are, then you can be equipped to handle life’s situations.
Paula White
I believe that it’s easier for the woman to submit. That’s biblical… God has equipped men to take on much more responsibility.
Anita Bryant
States are better equipped to serve students than the federal government, and we should direct funding to programs that have a demonstrated record of success.
Tommy Tuberville
A modern girls’ school, equipped as scores are now equipped throughout the country, was of course not to be found in 1858, when I first became a school boarder, or in 1867, when I ceased to be one.
Mary Augusta Ward
I get tons of emails every day from a lot of gays and young girls asking for help with their self-confidence and to heal and to feel. Even though I’m not an equipped social worker, I think the mom presence that I have makes them feel safe.
Michelle Visage
We don’t depend on other countries to keep our armed services equipped.
Abigail Spanberger
We need to spend more money to insure that our troops are properly equipped.
Brian Higgins
Kids need to be equipped for that. They need to learn to use that technology to keep the new economy going.
Dennis Moore
I just don’t think I’m equipped to soundtrack the times. There might be someone out there who can do that, but I haven’t cracked it.
Alex Turner
I remember being led to a shed by my father for the unveiling of a beautiful bicycle, equipped with stabilizers, on Christmas Day. I must have been four or five and realized that this was my first ride into independence.
Alexander Gilkes
Poems, unlike songs, are written to be read and, thus, come equipped with their own rhythms and melodies; they’re self-contained entities, the whole shebang.
Jonathan Miles
When I was 14 years old, I went on location to film ‘Mrs. Doubtfire’ for five months, and my high school was not happy. My job meant an increased workload for teachers, and they were not equipped to handle a ‘non-traditional’ student. So, during filming, they kicked me out.
Lisa Jakub
Octopuses have hundreds of suckers, each one equipped with its own ganglion with thousands of neurons. These ‘mini-brains’ are interconnected, making for a widely distributed nervous system. That is why a severed octopus arm may crawl on its own and even pick up food.
Frans de Waal
Once you fully apprehend the vacuity of a life without struggle, you are equipped with the basic means of salvation.
Tennessee Williams
Acting, according to me, gets better with time and age. The more experiences you have in life, the more you have seen, the better equipped you are to deal with complexity and bring out the depth in characters.
Soni Razdan
When you’re a kid, you’re just not equipped to deal with some of the stuff that life brings you. It’s why you have parents. And then, when you don’t, there better be somebody who fills in that gap, or you’re going to be rudderless for a while.
Jon Hamm
Fame infantilises and grants relative impunity. Those that seek it, out of an exaggerated need for admiration or attention, are often the least well equipped to deal with criticism.
Jemima Khan
I was interested in watching it; I wasn’t interested necessarily in performing. So I’m grateful to kind of find that passion myself, as an adult, because it was really mentally strenuous, and I don’t think I would have been mentally equipped for it, honestly.
Zoe Perry
I love my home, spend as much time in London as I can, and try wherever possible to avoid travelling for work. Sometimes I think I’m really badly equipped to be an actress.
Romola Garai
We love but once, for once only are we perfectly equipped for loving.
Cyril Connolly
When I was at Paisley Grammar we were equipped to compete with the private-school kids – and encouraged to do so. The sky was the limit, provided we had ability, ambition and a capacity for hard work.
Andrew Neil
For two people to satisfy everything each needs for their entire lives is a tall order. Some couples may be equipped to do this. Some are not.
Mary Gaitskill
I remember the reactions I got when we first visited factories to inspect the projects that we were funding. It was not easy for people to see a woman there. That was a time when most of these workplaces were not even equipped with a loo for women.
Chanda Kochhar
There is a Japanese proverb that literally goes ‘Raise the sail with your stronger hand’, meaning you must go after the opportunities that arise in life that you are best equipped to do.
Soichiro Honda
Don’t be in denial. Police misconduct is nothing new, but the technology we have to capture it is. Nearly everyone is now equipped with a smartphone with a camera, so these incidents are more readily caught on film.
Seph Lawless
God has equipped you to handle difficult things. In fact, He has already planted the seeds of discipline and self-control inside you. You just have to water those seeds with His Word to make them grow!
Joyce Meyer
We need to modernize an outdated agency, bring it into the 21st century, and ensure that the VA is better equipped to treat the health and psychological issues that are unique to our veterans.
Cathy McMorris Rodgers
Wouldn’t it be great if cars came equipped with screens like that thing they have in Times Square that spells out the news? You could punch out your own instant messages: ‘Will the small red car with the ugly driver please stay a little further behind?’
Albert Brooks
Women should always take care of themselves first. It makes you more equipped to take care of others.
Donna Karan
Though easy to define, it is important to understand the significance of philanthropy. I believe it is really a state of mind: where one feels empowered and equipped to fill the huge gaps in the existing system.
Shiv Nadar
Our objective must therefore be to ensure EU better regulation contributes towards delivering a modern European Union which relentlessly focuses on building a dynamic and innovative economy equipped to meet the challenges of the 21st century.
John Hutton