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I had this inferiority complex as a child, as I was not good at speaking. I was also not good in studies or sports and would often flunk in four-five subjects.
Medical training taught me the art of breaking down the complex maze of stories, symbols and rituals into clear systems. You could say that it helped me figure out the anatomy and physiology of mythology and its relevance in a society more incisively. How is it that no society can, or does, exist without them?
I always have a very complex personal life as far as romance goes. Sometimes I have a little too much time to get into too much trouble... and drama. It's either I'm working, or I have nothing to do but focus on my personal life. It's a little hectic.
The man of science, like the man of letters, is too apt to view mankind only in the abstract, selecting in his consideration only a single side of our complex and many-sided being.
James G. Frazer
When I first began, the technicians, camera and makeup men made me feel so self-conscious that I began to have the biggest inferiority complex about my looks.
I work intentionally to try and make dense, complex things. We can move between genres and forms, from something that looks like a PowerPoint lecture to something that looks like an informercial to something that looks like a cinematic melodrama.
The prince in 'The Leopard' was a very complex character - at times autocratic, rude, strong - at times romantic, good, understanding - and sometimes even stupid, and above all, mysterious.
You can't solve a problem as complex as inequality in one legal clause.
One of the things 'Minecraft' is most noted for is the freedom it gives the players to build and experiment with the tools. You start off with simple objects; axes, torches, helmets and swords. With a little time and experimentation, you move to switches, complex machines, mine carts, glass.
NSA surveillance is a complex subject - legally, technically and operationally.
After years of piecemeal reform the current welfare system is complex and unfair.
Iain Duncan Smith
Humans are very complex; I definitely have a new respect for authors that are able to write books nonstop. It's an incredible talent.
I think you can have a ridiculously enormous and complex data set, but if you have the right tools and methodology then it's not a problem.
The mother-daughter relationship is the most complex.
A lot of people ask me, 'Are you born a writer?' And I don't think it's necessarily true. I just think what you either have or you don't is this ability to see something that's complex and worth talking about.
Matt de la Pena
People ask me if I left the lyrics open to ambiguity. Of course I did. I wanted to make a whole series of complex statements. The lyrics had to do with the state of society at the time.
AIDS is a complex situation that's sure to bring out the best and the worst in people.
Niki de St. Phalle
As you deal with more and more complex systems, it becomes harder and harder to find deep and interesting properties.
From the late 1940s, into and through the '50s, there developed a complex interaction between federal government, state and local government, real-estate interests, commercial interests and court decisions, which had the effect of undermining the mass transit system across the country.
Money and investing can be complex, confusing, and often boring subjects.
All that hullabaloo about somebody's net worth is just stupid, and it's made my life a lot more complex and difficult.
I never call them 'guys;' I always call them 'boys.' Maybe it's a superiority complex - my needing to keep them down.
Life and people are complex. A writer as an artist doesn't have the personality of a politician. We don't see the world that simply.
Joyce Carol Oates
The Beatles were a group made up of four very complex men, and my small hand could not have broken these men up.
It's a complex fate, being an American, and one of the responsibilities it entails is fighting against a superstitious valuation of Europe.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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