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As far as I'm concerned, the entire reason for becoming a writer is not having to get up in the morning.
Although none of the rules for becoming more alive is valid, it is healthy to keep on formulating them.
I have as much chance of becoming Prime Minister as of being decapitated by a frisbee or of finding Elvis.
It's really cool to see glowsticks at the show, to see dance music culture infiltrating and becoming one with the metal community.
Today it is becoming harder to speak out, with the inception of the Patriot Act, the president has legislated free speech to be a crime.
I've learned you can make a mistake and the whole world doesn't end. I had to learn to allow myself to make a mistake without becoming defensive and unforgiving.
The citizen is becoming a pawn in a game where nobody knows the rules, where everybody consequently doubts that there are rules at all, and where the vocabulary has been diminished to such an extent that nobody is even sure what the game is all about.
The death penalty is becoming a way of life in this country.
The becoming of man is the history of the exhaustion of his possibilities.
There are three reasons for becoming a writer: the first is that you need the money; the second that you have something to say that you think the world should know; the third is that you can't think what to do with the long winter evenings.
I believe that our very survival depends upon us becoming better systems thinkers.
Margaret J. Wheatley
I honestly believe that there's an element in this country, in our politics, that does not want to see a businessman succeed at getting the nomination for the Republican party, and does not want me to succeed at becoming President of the United States of America.
I'd like to talk about free markets. Information in the computer age is the last genuine free market left on earth except those free markets where indigenous people are still surviving. And that's basically becoming limited.
I do not know how to teach philosophy without becoming a disturber of established religion.
What chance does a five-foot-seven billionaire Jew who's divorced really have of becoming president?
Anyone who thus looks up has some chance of becoming worthy to be looked up to in turn.
I'm one of the people that were divorced by 30, which is apparently a growing group... Obviously it's something that affects you forever. It's going to be interesting to see in ten, twenty years what kind of lasting effect young divorce has on the people that are doing it because it's becoming more and more common.
The principle of the endless melody is the perpetual becoming of a music that never had any reason for starting, any more than it has any reason for ending.
Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.
I'm getting to a point where everything is becoming streamlined in my life. I'm learning how to stand onstage for two hours and play in front of thousands of people as if I am completely in the moment every moment.
The criminalization of marijuana did not prevent marijuana from becoming the most widely used illegal substance in the United States and many other countries. But it did result in extensive costs and negative consequences.
I've been in and out of Wall Street since 1949, and I've never seen the type of animosity between government and Wall Street. And I'm not sure where it comes from, but I suspect it's got to do with a general schism in this society which is really becoming ever more destructive.
As Beverly Hills becomes more Iranian-Jewish, it is becoming politically conservative.
For all of higher civilization's recorded history, becoming a man was defined overwhelmingly as taking responsibility for a family.
I believe that Britain is becoming more class-conscious, and I quake at the very idea of Old Etonians ruling the world again.
There is an increasing awareness of the interrelatedness of things. We are becoming less prone to accept an immediate solution without questioning its larger implications.
Under the guise of protecting us from ourselves, the right and the left are becoming ever more aggressive in regulating behavior.
We are witnessing a slow, steady takeover of our true freedoms. We are becoming a socialist nation, and whoever can't see this is probably hoping it isn't true. If we permit Mr. Obama to take over all our industries, if we permit him to raise our taxes to support unconstitutional causes, then we will be in default. This great America will become a paralyzed nation.
The middle class, one of the great achievements in history, is becoming more of a relic than a reality.
The Occupy Wall Street protests at last suggest that America's wealth gap is once again becoming an organizing political principle in the country.
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