65 Well-Rounded Quotes On Success In Life

These Well-Rounded quotes will inspire you. Well-Rounded, having a smooth, curved shape, or pleasingly varied or balanced.

Below you will find a collection of motivating, happy, and encouraging Well-Rounded quotes, Well-Rounded sayings, and Well-Rounded proverbs.

Best Well-Rounded Quotes

  1. “If you sincerely desire a truly well-rounded education, you must study the extremists, the obscure and “nutty.” You need the balance! Your poor brain is already being impregnated with middle-of-the-road crap, twenty-four hours a day, no matter what. Network TV, newspapers, radio, magazines at the supermarket… even if you never watch, read, listen, or leave your house, even if you are deaf and blind, the telepathic pressure alone of the uncountable normals surrounding you will insure that you are automatically well-grounded in consensus reality.” ~ Ivan Stang
  2. “If you’re trying to live life, really live it, you should, in my opinion, try to expand all the aspects of your life. Open yourself to new ideas and new things even if you find you don’t like them in the end – but at least knowing them has taken you that much further along into being a more experienced, more well-rounded person in this world.” ~ Josh Barnett
  3. “I’d studied dance in Chicago every summer and taught it all winter, and I was well-rounded. I wasn’t worried about getting a job on Broadway. In fact, I got one the first week.” ~ Gene Kelly
  4. “I was rather literary in college—one year I wrote a series of very solemn and obvious editorials for the ‘Yale News.’—and now I was going to bring back all such things into my life and become again that most limited of all specialists, the ‘well-rounded man.’ This isn’t just an epigram—life is much more successfully looked at from a single window, after all.” ~ F. Scott Fitzgerald
  5. “Don’t become a well rounded person. Well rounded people are smooth and ull. Become a thoroughly spiky person.” ~ Bruce Sterling

  6. “Life consists of two sides … light and dark. Joy and sorrow. Without a balance, one cannot fully experience a full and well-rounded life.” ~ JoAnn Ross
  7. “Though I still have no semblance of a life outside of Nine Inch Nails at the moment, I realize my goals have gone from getting a record deal or selling another record to being a better person, more well-rounded, having friends, having a relationship with somebody.” ~ Trent Reznor
  8. “A well-rounded performer will listen to all kinds of music. I like classical, Middle Eastern, and rock a lot.” ~ Patti LuPone
  9. “I only really started to go to plays and to be interested in drama 20 years ago when as an artist I was already well-rounded. I think I’m more disciplined today.” ~ Pete Townshend
  10. “But a priest’s life is not supposed to be well-rounded; it is supposed to be one-pointed – a compass, not a weathercock.” ~ Aldous Huxley

  11. “As far as viewpoints, I think I’m more well-rounded and definitely more educated, and probably more hopeful than I used to be. I think when you’re young and you get into a cause, you get frustrated with it within a few years, or six months.” ~ Eddie Vedder
  12. “Having a college degree gave me the opportunity to be… well-rounded. Also, the people I met at the university, most of them are still my colleagues now. People I’ve known for years are all in the industry together.” ~ Jon Secada
  13. “Getting a well-rounded education and developing a love of learning that hopefully will continue to last my lifetime certainly helped prepare me to understand what’s coming at me in this world and to adapt.” ~ Len Elmore
  14. “I never wanted to be well-rounded. I do not admire well-rounded people nor their work. So far as I can see, nothing good in the world has ever been done by well-rounded people. The good work is done by people with jagged, broken edges, because those edges cut things and leave an imprint, a design.” ~ Harry Crews
  15. “A specialist is a barbarian whose ignorance is not well-rounded.” ~ Stanislaw Lem

  16. “There’s more to life than success, and if you can try to be more well-rounded, you’ll be able to enjoy your success more. It won’t own you or control you.” ~ Ricky Williams
  17. “An opened mind will eventually lead to a more well rounded artist and this will thus heightenen his or her level of professionalism.” ~ St. Lucia
  18. “People in general misunderstand me. I’m very aware of the stereotype that comes with being a basketball player. But I’m well-rounded. I’m cultured. It’s funny: When I speak, people are like, “Wow! You can really talk.” I’m like, “What did you expect?”” ~ Chris Bosh
  19. “Education helps you to be a well-rounded person, period. It teaches you how to take in information and data, process it, and use it for life building. Education was key in my family. You were going to college.” ~ Yolanda Adams
  20. “I think training is helpful, but so is living a well-rounded life full of different experiences.” ~ Cynthia Addai-Robinson

  21. “I’ve been acting since I was ten years old. I had two lines in Snow White and the Seven Dwarves at the community theater I was very focused and I loved it. My parents believed in the arts and being well rounded. So I played piano and violin, I danced and acted. They never thought I would go into acting though. They just wanted a well-rounded child and it was a bit of a shock to my dad when I said “I want to go to acting school” because he is a psychology professor and was thinking of something more academic.” ~ Kristin Davis
  22. “As a soccer player, the goal isn’t to be very bulky. It is more important to even your body out. Make sure your body is well rounded. You can’t really focus on one area. Everything has to be balanced.” ~ Jozy Altidore
  23. “The minute that you make the discussion in the room more well-rounded, multicultural, and of course having differences in gender, you’re going to have a different approach.” ~ Cara Santa Maria
  24. “I’m pretty well-rounded. I can do most of my tricks left and right, in both directions. I try to be smooth and confident. But it’s still developing. I’m still trying to find my own personal touch in the way I ski.” ~ Nick Goepper
  25. “Growing up, it was tough to balance, but looking back I appreciate my parents’ efforts to make sure I was well-rounded.” ~ P. K. Subban

  26. “A lot of musicians don’t learn the business. You just have to be well-rounded in both areas. You have to understand publishing. You have to understand how you make money, what’s in demand, what helps you make the most out of your talent.” ~ Bradley Joseph
  27. “A wide range of quotations are necessary for the repertoire of a well-rounded speaker. Quotations are able to illustrate in a few words what is difficult to explain in many.” ~ Carolyn Warner
  28. “The joy of reading can take you so many different places. In addition to intelligence and stretching your mind, I just think reading is so crucial in terms of being a well-rounded person.” ~ Gayle King
  29. “Canadian comedians are generally more well-rounded… They have to do a lot more. In order to have a career in this country, you have to do everything. And in the States you can narrow-cast, you can be just a sitcom performer or a stand-up comedian or a sketch performer.” ~ Scott Thompson
  30. “Artists don’t come much cooler and well rounded than Lady Gaga. Love and respect.” ~ Nile Rodgers

  31. “… work is only part of a man’s life; play, family, church, individual and group contacts, educational opportunities, the intelligent exercise of citizenship, all play a part in a well-rounded life. Workers are men and women with potentialities for mental and spiritual development as well as for physical health. We are paying the price today of having too long sidestepped all that this means to the mental, moral, and spiritual health of our nation.” ~ Mary Barnett Gilson
  32. “Colleges seem to want candidates that are so well-rounded they’d have to be two different people use together with mutually exclusive characteristics! They have to be gung ho athletes and sensitive artists, studious nerds and gregarious social networkers, future rulers of the universe and selfless altruists.” ~ Rebecca Goldstein
  33. “Punk rock really influenced me, the basic metal bands, Zeppelin, Stones and Floyd, and Southern rock bands. I think I was pretty well-rounded.” ~ Al Jourgensen
  34. “What’s important for me is to give my daughters a well-rounded education and a mixture of people in their lives. They’ll make their own choices. I think they would be good in show business.” ~ Diana Ross
  35. “Great teams are not made up of many well-rounded players. Great teams are made up of a variety of players, each having their own strengths.” ~ Pele

  36. “If people are attracted to me, I like to think it’s because I’m an interesting person, fairly smart, well-rounded, with a good sense of humor. I would like to think that’s what I am. I would like to think people see it.” ~ Rob Lowe
  37. “I can’t say that I follow a diet plan cause that would be a lie. I love eggs in the morning. I eat a lot of eggs. I love juice. I love sandwiches with protein and veggies. I love pasta with meat sauce. Anything that’s a well-rounded meal, I’m really happy with. As long as there is good protein and veggies then I’m all good with some carbs.” ~ Gigi Hadid
  38. “That song [ “Proud of your boy” ] in particular, I sing towards the beginning of the show [Aladdin], and what it does is show his wants and needs at the beginning and what’s motivating him and carry it throughout the show. It gives him layers and dimensions. He’s a well rounded character and it’s great.” ~ Adam Jacobs
  39. “[10 Things I Hate About You] is a smart and grounded film about a real, well-rounded girl. I think the only other teen film that came close to getting that right was Can’t Hardly Wait.” ~ David Krumholtz
  40. “I’m doing more than just making songs for the radio. I want it to be a well rounded sounding experience.” ~ Mario

  41. “I try to have a very well-rounded group of friends that did a lot of different things and weren’t just performers. Because I feel like there’s both less feeling of competitiveness, and it put my own career in perspective.” ~ Gillian Jacobs
  42. “I’m training at everything. Jiu-Jitsu, wrestling, striking. Everything. I think to be in the UFC, you have to be well rounded at everything. That’s the goal.” ~ CM Punk
  43. “I’m the same on stage as I am off stage. A lot of people who I admire – Bruce Springsteen, Jackson Browne – are not that different either. You hope that if you met them that they’d be as nice and well-rounded as they appear.” ~ Bonnie Raitt
  44. “It’s now up to the states to figure out how they implement that definition of a well-rounded education, in other words, where they spend federal funds. The new law, the Every Student Succeeds Act, has suggestions like computer science, health, foreign language and geography. So there’s no guarantee the arts will now flourish. Arts advocates are ready to help states and school districts with their plans.” ~ Elizabeth Blair Lee
  45. “I’m a well rounded artist and I love to make music and create and be different. Hopefully I get the opportunity to show the world that.” ~ Tony Sunshine

  46. “When you act, you’re being asked to pretend in a very rigid, controlled environment. It’s very un-childlike. So a lot of times, when you put kids in that situation, you hope they have a better support system outside of what they’re doing to bring them back to reality at the end of the day and to keep them well-rounded.” ~ Patton Oswalt
  47. “I’ve never really been a workaholic. I work very hard, but I also enjoy playing. I think it’s important to have a balanced and well-rounded life.” ~ Condoleezza Rice
  48. “When a well-rounded character takes over, he doesn’t lecture you about his history and how he is misunderstood. He lives his life, does things that are unexpected, and makes you laugh and cry because of his human flaws and foibles.” ~ Andrew Lam
  49. “I’m a man that has a vision as to how this world can be, and I’ve gathered myself through all the ordeals that I had to make me a well-rounded person and still fight for justice.” ~ John Carlos
  50. “Well rounded forms gives smooth sounds; sharper or angular forms give harder and harsher sounds.” ~ Norman McLaren

  51. “We have to build a better man before we can build a better society.” ~ Paul Tillich
  52. “A Seed for Contemplation:
    Creative people who cherish the gift of life often slip into the secret chambers of the creative mind. Their solutions are well-rounded, more sensible than those of people who rely solely upon reason as their mainstay. Gratitude unseals fountains of creativity, because a grateful person is relaxed. This allows him to take stock of his circumstances with an objective mind. A creative person often gets three-dimensional answers to his problems. -.” ~ Harold Klemp
  53. “I was well-rounded, I’d been to college. It wasn’t that I couldn’t do anything else. I wanted to stay in sports, but if I couldn’t think, how was I going to play?” ~ Paul Kariya
  54. “No life is well-rounded without the subtle inspiration of beauty.” ~ Beatrix Farrand
  55. “I was better at both ends, defensively and offensively, It was more of a well-rounded game. I want to add to that.” ~ Sidney Crosby

  56. “My fear is that of all the choices people face today, the one they rarely consider is, “How can I serve most effectively and fruitfully in the local church?” I wonder if the abundance of opportunities to explore today is doing less to help make well-rounded disciples of Christ and more to help Christians avoid long term responsibility and have less long-term impact.” ~ Kevin DeYoung
  57. “Overall I think the show went well, kudos to Miss Jeanie It was well rounded. From artwork to singing, to spoken word to short films, I think it definitely stimulated the audience’s senses.” ~ Angie Brown
  58. “You may ask what kind of a republic I dream of. Let me reply: I dream of a republic independent, free, and democratic, of a republic economically prosperous and yet socially just; in short, of a humane republic which serves the individual and which therefore holds the hope that the individual will serve it in turn. Of a republic of well-rounded people, because without such it is impossible to solve any of our problems, human, economic, ecological, social, or political.” ~ Vaclav Havel
  59. “I lift weights, but that’s not my main focus. I’m a fighter now, and I want to evolve and make myself a well-rounded fighter, so obviously I’m not going to leave any stone unturned, when it comes to submissions, submission defense, striking, knees, leg kicks, and also learning to defend everything. It’s not just an offensive sport because you’re going to take some punches and you’re going to give some punches. You’ve got to be able to handle both sides of the spectrum. I’ve brought in a number of highly trained trainers to help me evolve, and I believe we’ve left no stone unturned.” ~ Brock Lesnar
  60. “I have a nice family and I’m well rounded.” ~ Evelyn Ashford

  61. “I would be devastated if my son could not have music as part of his curriculum in school. It should not be a choice between culture and technical training – well-rounded students and graduates will make appropriate choices for their careers, but they must also be trained to make appropriate social choices.” ~ David Cassidy
  62. “Don’t get a movie confused with real life. I’m a well-rounded human being like everyone else.” ~ Ice Cube
  63. “I do a lot of the stuff that I started out doing that I think any guitar player that’s concerned about the craft needs to do. It’s basic practicing of the basic elements. I try to practice like a well rounded regiment of things where I can kind of do whatever I wanna do and I also have to practice the actual songs to keep that under my fingers as well.” ~ John Petrucci
  64. “I believe education in music, theater, dance, and the visual arts… is part of a well-rounded education and can provide so much joy, now and in the future.” ~ Rudy Giuliani
  65. “I recognize that I possess a very special intellect, but at the same time, I recognize that I’m lacking in a lot of areas. But being well-rounded is greatly overrated.” ~ John Carmack

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