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We must not confuse dissent with disloyalty. When the loyal opposition dies, I think the soul of America dies with it.
Edward R. Murrow
The permanent temptation of life is to confuse dreams with reality. The permanent defeat of life comes when dreams are surrendered to reality.
James A. Michener
We must never confuse elegance with snobbery.
Yves Saint Laurent
Demonstrations must be dignified and nonviolent, as the overwhelming protests in Ferguson and Staten Island have been. Do not confuse anarchists who don't want the system to work and thugs who want to exploit a situation with the majority who from day one have operated with impeccable nonviolence and clear goals.
Frank and explicit - that is the right line to take when you wish to conceal your own mind and confuse the minds of others.
In my experience, many people confuse being cowardly with being nice.
People everywhere confuse what they read in newspapers with news.
A. J. Liebling
People confuse goodness with weakness. It is weak people, not good people (goodness demands strength), who are taken advantage of.
The purpose of technology is not to confuse the brain but to serve the body.
William S. Burroughs
Democracy is still a radical idea in a world where we often confuse images with realities, words with actions.
Lots of folks confuse bad management with destiny.
It's hard for people to see you one way, but you're really the other way, so it's kind of like, 'Who am I, who are you?' Sometimes, I confuse even myself.
Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment. They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into war, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves, engage in child labour, exchange information ceaselessly. They do everything but watch television.
People confuse the subject of the joke with the target of the joke, and they're very rarely the same.
I don't know a lot of show runners. I mean I met a lot of them in picket lines. I'm not part of a, like, secret society or pickup basketball game. As far as I'm concerned, pick-up basketball games are secret societies. They confuse me. I've never been a networker or I've never been very social.
In confusing stock options with ownership, corporations confuse trappings with substance.
It's very easy to confuse Sean Connery with James Bond. Sometimes in the entertainment industry, people believe the cake is more real than the baker.
We must not confuse religion with God, or technology with science. Religion stands in relationship to God as technology does in relation to science. Both the conduct of religion and the pursuit of technology are capable of leading mankind into evil; but both can prompt great good.
People confuse fame with validation or love. But fame is not the reward. The reward is getting fulfilment out of doing the thing you love.
Never think that lack of variability is stability. Don't confuse lack of volatility with stability, ever.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
Censors tend to do what only psychotics do: they confuse reality with illusion.
There is the view that poetry should improve your life. I think people confuse it with the Salvation Army.
Success means your options multiply. Size increases complexity, and complexity can confuse vision.
Don't confuse being stimulating with being blunt.
Don't confuse honours with achievement.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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