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As a medium, electronic screens possess infinite capacities and instant interconnections, turning words into a new kind of active agent in the world.
I think I have a great deal of self-hatred, a profound feeling of fraudulence, of being detestable and evil. It's only a part of me, but it's there, and it's active.
I think that reading is always active. As a writer, you can only go so far; the reader meets you halfway, bringing his or her own experience to bear on everything you've written. What I mean is that it is not only the writer's memory that filters experience, but the reader's as well.
I used to be an athlete and even ran the 400 metre stretch for Tamil Nadu. I have always been active.
Pulse as an active means of expression, Stravinsky and Beethoven are the two masters of that.
Dying venture firms are like the walking dead. They can have years of staggering around with stakes in still active portfolio companies, hoping they're still holding a lottery ticket that could put them back in the game. If not, they just slowly wind down.
I don't really have a type. I just kind of hang out with girls that I think have a good personality, know how to have fun, active and definitely have something going on in their life so they are busy so I'm not stuck all the time hanging out.
I became active in politics because I saw the possibility, if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on.
That's my only active wish. I think if I sang like Don Henley, this would be a lot more agreeable business.
In another situation, and in an active station in life, I should have been keenly occupied, and the founding of an order would have never come into my head.
At the same time, television theatre became more visibly active.
When I was young, before school, my father would wake me up and we would go running together. A love of being physical, being active and being outside was something he instilled in me.
One of the problems is that everybody is used to the old-fashioned debate system, which is very controlled, and where the moderator plays a more active role.
We would like doctors to listen, but the fact is, we better be ready to be able to talk to them. You're going to have to be an active participant in that conversation, so I'd say the American people are going to need ways of stepping up to the conversation.
Anna Deavere Smith
I recognized that teaching and research institutions vitally depend on the involvement of active scientists also in management functions.
Most women don't play like guys do: they don't wrestle, fight, get into brawls. They don't know how to express themselves in a physical, active way.
You would think that UV just causes mutations, but it doesn't; you need a gene to be active for it.
I don't like political poetry, and I don't write it. If this question was pointing towards that, I think it is missing the point of the American tradition, which is always apolitical, even when the poetry comes out of politically active writers.
If you want an active schedule, you have to husband your time so you can act on the things that are important.
There is no question that al-Qaida operatives are currently active in Iraq. A premature exit before the threat they represent has been dealt with would endanger America and the prospects of eventual peace in the Middle East.
Robert Foster Bennett
A real active music set, based and really concentrated on what the music's all about. That's what I'm all about - singing and a really good strong music set.
When I grew up we had gym at school, two or three dance classes after school, ice skating lessons, and all sorts of sports at our finger tips. We weren't glued to computers because they didn't exist, so being active was all we knew.
I'm not at all an active feminist. On the contrary, I'm a bourgeois. I love family life, I love doing the same thing every day.
In such a case, it would be almost sure of success, if the active members of a society established for that purpose, were inclined to meet the poor as men, as brethren, and as Christians.
There are not many roles where women are really active.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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