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A lot was happening, plus there were an enormous number of people in the industry that were going to conventions, so it was a pretty fun time. Also there was a lot of controversy and I was at the forefront of some of that.
Precisely because intelligent design does not turn the study of biological origins into a Bible-science controversy, intelligent design is a position around which Christians of all stripes can unite.
William A. Dembski
You know, this is - one can imagine how life would be different if one body of Congress was controlled by the other party, there would be subpoena power and there would be all - mechanisms to get to the bottom of all sorts of issues of controversy.
The long and distressing controversy over capital punishment is very unfair to anyone meditating murder.
I have never entered into any controversy in defense of my philosophical opinions; I leave them to take their chance in the world. If they are right, truth and experience will support them; if wrong, they ought to be refuted and rejected. Disputes are apt to sour one's temper and disturb one's quiet.
We had a big controversy in the United States when there was a limited number of dialysis machines. In Seattle, they appointed what they called a 'God committee' to choose who should get it, and that committee was eventually abandoned. Society ended up paying the whole bill for dialysis instead of having people make those decisions.
Impartial - unable to perceive any promise of personal advantage from espousing either side of a controversy.
Whether that's positive or not, people are talking about the Old Vic Theater again with passion and commitment and controversy and debate.
I've always tried to stay out of the fray and not be an object of controversy.
I really hate to be put in the position of trying to justify something, a decision that was made. I'm a military guy: when a decision is made, I go along with it, whatever the manufactured controversy and criticism.
Controversy is always a beautiful thing. I love controversy and I try to fan it as much as I can without having my husband's head pop off!
Jada Pinkett Smith
I have the New York Daily News to thank for the jeans controversy.
It can't hurt, publicity is publicity, controversy and all that, it's all good.
I'd love to meet Darwin. He caused such controversy over whether God created the earth in six days or whether we evolved over time. I'd love to discuss that with him - what a fantastic conversation!
Obviously, I have been a pro-choice candidate for my entire political career, and obviously there is controversy always surrounding this issue.
I discovered something amazing, which has caused a lot of controversy - the fountain of youth. I have to keep it a secret!
In the current climate motorists have a long list of issues from which to choose to raise on the doorstep. Policies aimed at reducing emissions - like the changes to Vehicle Excise Duty or here in Manchester the proposals for congestion charges - are not without controversy.
I love it when my books cause controversy, when people argue violently about the ending.
Let's cut to the chase, the sharia controversy. I don't think I, or my colleagues, predicted just how enormous the reaction would be. I failed to find the right words. I succeeded in confusing people. I've made mistakes - that's probably one of them.
In politics, the reaction to a controversy is very often more enlightening and important than the details of the allegations themselves.
There is no controversy within science over the core proposition of evolutionary theory.
Kenneth R. Miller
Facebook allows outsiders to add functionality to the site but reserves the right to change that policy at any time, to charge a fee for applications, or to de-emphasize or eliminate apps that court controversy or that they simply don't like.
I don't want to sound disingenuous here - controversy is obviously good for business, especially if your business is satire. And it does amplify the discussion - in my view, a good thing.
I cannot shy away from controversy. I don't know if it's my Irish blood, but I love it.
But hey, controversy - well, it hasn't hurt me in 50 years.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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