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Well, certainly one of the ironies of the success of affirmative action is that the middle class within the black community no longer lives within 'black community' by and large.
Henry Louis Gates
I would only ever be involved in a reality show that was about real life and had lots of action.
Action conquers fear.
Peter Nivio Zarlenga
I think if I get the training spot on, the equipment perfect and I'm in the right state of mind, I can get a result there from no competitive action.
I've been accused many times of not talking very much, but I guess I don't believe in talking things to death. You can talk too much on most anything and it stops being productive. There is a time for action. Eventually you have to pull the trigger.
Edward Whitacre, Jr.
The essence of the stage is concentration and penetration. Of the screen action, movement, sweep.
Football is entertainment in which the audience is expected to delight in gladiatorial action that a growing portion of the audience knows may cause the players degenerative brain disease.
I stumbled into this business, I didn't train for it. I yelled 'Action!' on my first two movies before the camera was turned on.
Thinkers too often disparage men of action in ways that do them no credit.
One of the big draws of the show is here's a guy who is ordinary in a lot of ways but, due to his profession, he's placed in extraordinary situations that he has to make right with action and with thought. That's what is appealing about Jack - he takes charge.
The world can't have a global solution to climate change with U.S. action alone; and the world can't have a global solution without U.S. action.
Our country also hungers for leadership to ensure the long-term survival of our Social Security system. With 70 million baby boomers in this country on the verge of retirement, we need to take action to shore up the system.
Kay Bailey Hutchison
In all the movies I'm in love with someone in my head. There's always love in a film somewhere. It doesn't matter even if it's an action movie.
The trade unions and the Labour Party... failed miserably. Instead of giving concrete support, and calling upon workers to take industrial action, they did nothing.
I think that the Western went away for a while because part of its function was that it used to be America's action film.
I'd be more interested in doing a smaller, character driven thing, rather than another action picture.
I'm an athletic actor. I'm known for my action; I'm a guy who does my own stunts on screen.
From the moment he took office in January of 1961, Kennedy had been eager to settle the Cuban problem without overt military action by the United States.
A Confucian or Jewish love of learning would gain minorities far more than any affirmative action laws we might pass.
I love action films. I'd love to do an action drama. I'm always looking to give my character something action-oriented to do.
Growing up, a film was an action film or it was a comedy or it was romantic, but you don't really see such stark lines between genres nowadays.
The government of the Union, though limited in its powers, is supreme within its sphere of action, and its laws, when made in pursuance of the constitution, form the supreme law of the land.
Life is made up of constant calls to action, and we seldom have time for more than hastily contrived answers.
In the case of climate change, the threat is long-term and diffuse and requires broad international action for the benefit of people decades in the future. And in politics, the urgent always trumps the important, and that is what makes it a very difficult and challenging issue.
The wrongful arrest of tens of thousands of British Muslims after the September 11 attacks can be explained by the very poor intelligence the police had, and, just possibly, excused by the fact that a terrorist action in Britain linked to British Muslims would have been hugely damaging.
C. S. Lewis
Leonardo da Vinci
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