Most of us have nicknames—annoying, endearing, embarrassing. But what about your true name? It is not necessarily your given name. But it is the one to which you are most eager to respond when called. Ever wonder why? Your true name has the secret power to call you.
When marginalized groups finally gained access to the ballot, it took time for them to organize around opposition to the specific forms of discrimination and mistreatment that continued to plague them - and longer still for political parties and candidates to respond to such activism.
Ambiguity is something that I really respond to. I like the complexity of it.
Architects work in two ways. One is to respond precisely to a client's needs or demands. Another is to look at what the client asks and reinterpret it.
I don't respond to authority figures who abuse their authority.
You can't defend. You can't prevent. The only thing you can do is detect and respond.
Bayer CropScience aims to lead the way in sustainable crop solutions, and we are heavily investing in R&D, as well as production capacities, to respond to global demand for differentiated crop solutions.
I'm a dogged person. I respond to adversity with a steely resistance.
I deal with first-hand sources. And give the people, even John Sununu, the opportunity to respond to what I've been told by first-hand sources.
The more responsibility the Scoutmaster gives his patrol leaders, the more they will respond.
The political graveyards are full of people who don't respond.
Oceans of emotion can be transmitted through a text message, an emoji sequence, and a winking semicolon, but humans are hardwired to respond to visuals.
I didn't respond well to a firm hand and insults.
People respond to something melodic.
When liberals advocate a value-added tax, conservatives should respond: Taxing consumption has merits, so we will consider it - after the 16th Amendment is repealed.
I don't respond well to the Olympic noise, which is the noise of nationalistic triumphalism.
Life is ten percent what happens to you and ninety percent how you respond to it.
In modern pharmacology it's so clear that even if you have a fixed dose of a drug, the individuals respond very differently to one and the same dose.
I'm always pleased when people respond to the work.
What people respond to is intimacy and regularity.