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Here's the thing: I fell impossibly in love with the Internet from the minute I saw it in action in the early 1990s. From that moment on, I have studied it, analyzed it, reported on it, and, mostly, have not been without it as a part of my daily life since.
It's something that I am going over in my head about the whole video game thing, and whether you support violence by being in a film like this. I mean, to me, it's incredibly unreal and it's all about the action, and just explosions.
Causes was founded with the mission of empowering anyone to change the world. Our model is based upon the belief that everyone has the power to have an outsized impact on the world by banding together with other like-minded individuals, taking direct action, and inspiring their friends and their friends' friends to join in.
I support affirmative action. I support special measures when you need it.
We are not imperialists. We don't even try to take over Canada. It would be easy, although it might take a rear guard action to guard Anne Murray.
I can play the leading man. I can play the action hero, maybe in just a different way. I look at it as, you know, if you set your mind to it, you can do it.
Christina Ricci is amazing, the most professional actor I think I've ever met. You can be chatting with her and when they call action, she's right there.
A spiritual voice is urgently needed to underline the fact that global warming is already causing human anguish and mortality in our nation and abroad, and much more will occur in the future without rapid action.
There is no doubt ISIS poses a clear, direct threat to the United States, and decisive action is badly needed.
Courage is action, not talk.
So while I will never minimize the costs involved in military action, I am convinced that a failure to act in Libya would have carried a far greater price for America.
The end of man is action, and not thought, though it be of the noblest.
The purposes of the United States should not be doubted. The Security Council resolutions will be enforced - the just demands of peace and security will be met - or action will be unavoidable. And a regime that has lost its legitimacy will also lose its power.
The sons of Judah have to choose that God may again choose them. The divine principle of our race is action, choice, resolved memory.
Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
Henri Frederic Amiel
Affirmative action makes employers think, 'Black woman nuclear physicist? Hah! Probably let her into Harvard 'cause they were looking for a twofer. Bet she got C's in high school practical math. Give her a job in personnel.'
P. J. O'Rourke
Any genuine philosophy leads to action and from action back again to wonder, to the enduring fact of mystery.
Politics is the most important of the civil activities and has its own field of action, which is not that of religion.
Action is consolatory. It is the enemy of thought and the friend of flattering illusions.
The danger of the Internet is cocooning with the like-minded online - of sending an email or Twitter and confusing that with action - while the real corporate and military and government centers of power go right on.
Once you're more aware of people's needs, you can create action plans for others to follow. That way, you're responsible for your own well-being, too.
I find screenplays easy to write, my novels being very visual. You see what people look like. The physical action is described.
There is little more powerful than when truth joins action.
Bryant H. McGill
Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought.
I tend to think of action movies as exuberant morality plays in which good triumphs over evil.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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