I think the younger generation, the people poised to dominate the workforce, are more socially conscious. They are more demanding in terms of environment and how that environment contributes to their life.
The world is poised on the cusp of an economic and cultural shift as dramatic as that of the Industrial Revolution.
Mankind is poised midway between the gods and the beasts.
As a system of philosophy it is not like the Tower of Babel, so daring its high aim as to seek a shelter against God's anger; but it is like a pyramid poised on its apex.
More broadly, we are going to have to examine the safety net programs to make sure they are poised to catch the families before they fall even more, especially in the areas of unemployment benefits, child care assistance, and foster care.
(A Foreign Secretary) is forever poised between the cliche and the indiscretion.
Baseball presents a living heritage, a game poised between the powerful undertow of seasons past and the hope of next day, next week, next year.
When you see a rattlesnake poised to strike, you do not wait until he has struck to crush him.
Lovers of air travel find it exhilarating to hang poised between the illusion of immortality and the fact of death.
Dumb lay the unfalling stream;
Life one eternal instant rose in dream
Clear out of time, poised on a golden height.
All the modelling we do shows that the climate is poised on the jump up to a new hot state. It is accelerating so fast that you could say that we are already in it.
With the spirit of my administration, New York City is poised for dramatic change. The era of fear has had a long enough reign.
Higher income taxes are a razor guillotine poised to descend on the bare neck of prosperity.
I was in love with anatomy
the symmetry of my body
poised for flight,
the heights it would take
over parents, lovers, a keen
riding over truth and detail.
It's because we need to determine who in this country is poised, positioned to commit terrorist acts.