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I try to support groups that are about educating people about different races, different religions, different cultures and different situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry.
You can't break through Hollywood formulaic points of view. I've tried, and I think I was more successful than anybody at doing it.
I never tire of the heroes that I knew growing up. The fun is not that much different from doing a television show: You're stuck with a certain set of rules, and then, rather than trying to break them, it's just trying to peel away and see what's underneath them. That to me is really fun.
There's no way to escape the culture that has evolved, from which we ourselves have evolved. Naturally, we stress it, break it up, reassemble it to suit our own needs. But it is there - a source of vital strength.
When I make a movie, I don't break it down and analyze it. I could but it would get in the way of doing a job - on instinct based on all the research we did going in. you want to trust yourself and your director and your acting partners in the circumstances you're shooting. I don't like to have any kind of overview.
I don't give books as gifts. Books are extremely personal, and I would hate to give someone a book that they don't like or want, because it would break my heart if they didn't read it.
Poetry is what we do to break bread with the dead.
We have to face it: in America today the way to have fun and celebrate is to break a store window and take something. That's the way it is, today in America, and we have to accept it.
Richard J. Daley
Nothing feels worse than having to break the stage down before the performance, and I mean nothing.
The number of elements that have to go into a hit would break a computer down. the right season for that play, the right historical moment, the right tonality.
Every film for every actor is a make-or-break film. I believe every film has the power to break you or make you. So, an actor will treat every film like his last film. That's the way we need to work, and that's the way you can drum up that passion needed to do good work.
Companies have long gathered data to break down their customer base into specific segments. Now political parties have become adept at micro-targeting, too, using data on shopping habits, leisure activities, voting histories, charity donations, and so on, in order to pinpoint likely supporters and the type of appeal most likely to win them over.
Parents shouldn't assume children are made out of sugar candy and will break and collapse instantly.
It's sad when people break up.
Allowing a friend to careen toward self destruction is not friendship. That is a habit the United States needs to break as it pursues a richer and more deeply supportive relationship with Israel.
Part of what Special Olympics is trying to do is break down stereotypes that still exist for people. There is still a lot of fear.
The Donetsk People's Republic is the self-declared pro-Russian government that wants to break away from Ukraine.
Nothing is better for a young journalist than to go and write about something that other people don't know about. If you can afford to send yourself to some foreign part, I still think that's by far the best way to break in.
This lie of political correctness is bringing this country down. You just want to break through it all.
When I hit my thirties, that's when I calmed down and I wasn't so tough on myself. I wasn't doing the yo-yo dieting any more. I gave myself a break. I think that, if you're more accepting of yourself, you're more free and open and can just allow more people in.
If you improve or tinker with something long enough, eventually it will break or malfunction.
The great break of my literary career was going to law school.
Obama has figured out the best method to prepare the way for his verbal Houdini acts: Use political noise as the tune-up din before the aria. Perhaps his body temperature is so low, it sometimes takes him too long to break out the song.
Objects can be classified scientifically into three major categories: those that don't work, those that break down and those that get lost.
If you want to write serious books, you must be ready to break the forms, break the forms.
V. S. Naipaul
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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