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It seems we are capable of immense love and loyalty, and as capable of deceit and atrocity. It's probably this shocking ambivalence that makes us unique.
Ambivalence is a wonderful tune to dance to. It has a rhythm all its own.
From the beginning, there have been some religious leaders who greeted the funding of faith-based social services by government with ambivalence.
Some people have human muses - mine is a city. I feel a startling ambivalence towards London, but for better or worse my work has come utterly to depend upon it.
I've always had a lot of ambivalence about fame and celebrity.
Whatever ambivalence I felt about my own career, Frankie more than made up for it with his ambition and tenacity.
Ambivalence about family responsibilities has a long history in the corporate world.
Rosabeth Moss Kanter
I've always been fascinated by the operation of memory - the way in which it is not linear but fragmented, and its ambivalence.
Magneto has a whole lot of complexity to him. Emotionally, he's coming from a very damaged place. I like the ambivalence of it. I want the audience leaving the theater wondering, asking the questions themselves rather than being spoon-fed like a lot of these super-villain characters.
Fiction just has a lot more room for ambivalence and internal conflict, contradiction, and for me that sums up so much of what people felt after 9/11 - confusion even. And I think that's hard to capture in journalism.
The ambivalence of writing is such that it can be considered both an act and an interpretive process that follows after an act with which it cannot coincide. As such, it both affirms and denies its own nature.
Paul de Man
Nothing is so threatening to conventional values as a man who does not want to work or does not want to work at a challenging job, and most people are disturbed if a man in a well- paying job indicates ambivalence or dislike toward it.
Alice S. Rossi
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