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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.
You can't solve a problem as complex as inequality in one legal clause.
A lot of the advertisement is done by saying: first of all, have a complex about who you are.
I should have worked harder in my life. I suffer from a guilt complex.
Gian Carlo Menotti
Canada has a passive-aggressive culture, with a lot of sarcasm and righteousness. That went with my weird messianic complex. The ego is a fascinating monster. I was taught from a young age that I had to serve, so that turned into me thinking I had to save the planet.
Intellectual property is an important legal and cultural issue. Society as a whole has complex issues to face here: private ownership vs. open source, and so on.
Human beings and plants have co-evolved for millions of years, so it makes perfect sense that our complex bodies would be adapted to absorb needed, beneficial compounds from complex plants and ignore the rest.
Things like the financial markets - a proper grounding in mathematics could help the common man. I believe that if people are more familiar with mathematical concepts... it can help deal with modern life, which is increasingly complex.
Being ambivalent doesn't mean that you're a relevatist, that anything goes; it just means that you show the complexity of life. Life is always complex.
Sexual harassment is complex, subtle, and highly subjective.
Kathie Lee Gifford
I'm no longer going to play thugs or debauched cops that I can't possibly make complex characters. I'm bigger than that. I owe too much to too many good people at the Goodman, Arena and Playwrights Horizons.
The thing about hip-hop today is it's smart, it's insightful. The way they can communicate a complex message in a very short space is remarkable.
When I was young I had so many inferiority complexes. I had an inferiority complex because I didn't go to university. I had an inferiority complex because I didn't train. Then it gets tiring. And you do get bored of it.
Helena Bonham Carter
I was a personality before I became a person - I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy and driven.
There is no evidence that dogs have the kind of complex emotional lives and value systems that we do. It's one reason why we love them so much, in fact. They are neither "good" nor "bad." They don't hold grudges, act in petty ways, or seek revenge. They read our moods, but not our minds.
Buying a home today is a complex process, but that in no way excuses home buyers from their obligation for due diligence.
I am simple, complex, generous, selfish, unattractive, beautiful, lazy, and driven.
Eisenhower warned us about the military-industrial complex and the damage it could do to society.
In every war zone that I've been in, there has been a reality and then there has been the public perception of why the war was being fought. In every crisis, the issues have been far more complex than the public has been allowed to know.
John le Carre
I like analyzing human behavior. It's complex. That's what keeps me going.
With increasing fervor since the 1980s, sustainability has been the watchword of scientists, environmental activists, and indeed all those concerned about the complex, fragile systems on the sphere we inhabit. It has shaped debates about business, design, and our lifestyles.
The one permanent emotion of the inferior man is fear - fear of the unknown, the complex, the inexplicable. What he wants above everything else is safety.
H. L. Mencken
With age, life becomes complex and difficult, often fraught with risk on several levels, from the practical to the fiscal.
Complex, statistically improbable things are by their nature more difficult to explain than simple, statistically probable things.
The social and physical construction of suburban America really was quite complex. It was a very elaborate system, and clearly a massive social engineering project that has changed U.S. society enormously.
I believe that every one of us has a gift. And I believe that mine is the ability to take the complex and make it simple.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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Peace is a journey of a thousand miles and it must be taken one step at a time.
Lyndon B. Johnson
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