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I like to deal with EVERY aspect of our condition, and that means terror and humor in equal mix. Some books have more room for humor than others.
The pleasure a reader gets is often equal to the pleasure a writer is given.
I think the great thing about religion is it's there to teach us the good path and that we're all equal, that we should be treated as such.
Children are to be born into a family where the parents hold the needs of children equal to their own in importance. And children are to love parents and each other.
Henry B. Eyring
Because a person has to be either working or looking for work to be counted as part of the labor force, an increase in the number of people too discouraged to continue their search for work would reduce the unemployment rate, all else being equal - but not for a positive reason.
I don't think we live in a particularly equal society.
Progressive leaders always try to take action on the forward edge of that movement, movement toward greater respect for the equal rights of all.
The way forward is always found through greater respect for the equal rights of all.
I think doing period piece is easier, because after a certain distance, everybody is equal, I think. The relative contemporary is harder. I think that's the way it is.
Jefferson owned slaves. He did not believe that all were created equal. He was a racist.
A good poem looks life straight in the face, unflinching, sincere, equal to revelation through loss or gain.
The Masters, while it has slowly gained equal importance as a major, isn't really the championship of anything.
I have always felt like a loved, valued and equal member of my family.
America thrives on identity politics, left and right. But France is opposed to the idea. Since the Revolution, the French have enthroned the idea of universalism. All of us must be equal before the law as abstract individuals, and that extends to the arts.
Size matters in fiction, but so does lack of size. Everything else being equal, fat novels tend to be perceived as serious, very thin ones as more honest, more real. Writers address these age-old expectations by filling their big books with philosophy and cramming their little ones with feeling.
I think it matters almost infinitely that we practice one of the authentic religions. But if you mean does it make any difference which. The answer is no, as long as each is followed with equal intensity, sincerity, dedication.
Each individual is unique. We all have equal worth. Young and old, those who can cope and those who need help.
Kjell Magne Bondevik
I can't be the big star in the family. We have a family, and we are all equal.
For the private sector to flourish, special privilege must give way to equal opportunity and equal risk for all.
Conservatives are time-biders. And they understand, as Corey Robin explains in his indispensable book 'The Reactionary Mind,' that the direction of human history is not on their side - that is why they are reactionaries - because, other things equal, civilization does tend towards more inclusion, more emancipation, more liberalism.
History does not repeat itself. Nor does it unfold in cycles. The real future is contingent, rich beyond imagining, a perennial gobsmack, tragic and glorious in equal measure; the pundits' future, spun of 'conventional wisdom,' is only a sucker punch to that common-sense fact.
Everyone else thinks I'm a nonfiction writer. I think it's because my nonfiction is easier to find. But I write both in equal measure. I love writing fiction because I can totally lose myself, and I get to make up the rules of the world that I'm writing.
If you ask me, the place that a story happens is as equal character. It's almost like an ecological viewpoint: These people are living in this piece of land, and in this piece of land in this time this is possible. For me, I almost think location first. It's time first - what year is it - then where are we, and then who is in it.
There was no equal pay law when I started working. I was no different to any other woman in any other job at the time.
I was very lucky. My parents raised me in such a way that it never occurred to me that I wasn't equal.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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