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The false pride of perennial celebration, of wearing flag lapel pins while betraying the values that the flag stands for, is like the self-esteem curriculum for toddlers, where everything is praised and no achievement ultimately has meaning.
Basically, I get paid to be crazy. I get paid to believe I'm someone else, live in a completely false reality, and believe it's real. And that's a little scary. And I do it to the best of my ability. But it's kind of like swimming out to sea. You have to leave enough energy to swim back, and sometimes you get scared you swam too far.
I do have ambition - I can dress up for a premiere, get in a limousine, but it's not my life. My life is wearing jeans and tennis shoes and travelling on the metro. I have to do that because otherwise my acting is going to be false.
It is not true that virtually all news in a totalitarian state is false.
I don't know what can be so dangerous about giving people hope. Causing people to have better relationships. I'm not leading them to some false God or something like that.
The people I go after are the false experts, those who do not accept the limits of their knowledge.
Nassim Nicholas Taleb
To reach your goal authentically is probably, in the end, going to mean much more to you than having reached it in a false way.
The dichotomy between personal liberties and property rights is a false one. Property does not have rights. People have rights.
It is natural for the mind to believe and for the will to love; so that, for want of true objects, they must attach themselves to false.
The people who were honored in the Bible were the false prophets. It was the ones we call the prophets who were jailed and driven into the desert.
Knowledge is two-fold, and consists not only in an affirmation of what is true, but in the negation of that which is false.
Charles Caleb Colton
What makes all doctrines plain and clear? About two hundred pounds a year. And that which was proved true before, prove false again? Two hundred more.
The hunger for facile wisdom is the root of all false philosophy.
A blunt statement can be as false as any other.
The Book of Mormon exposes the enemies of Christ. It confounds false doctrines and lays down contention.
Ezra Taft Benson
The whole is the false.
We call our country home of the brave and land of the free, but it's not. We give a false portrayal of freedom. We're not free - if we were, we'd allow people their freedom.
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
U.S.-Israel relations are often depicted as an extended honeymoon, but that's a false image.
With science and reason throughout history, what people believed turned out to be false. So I like to keep an open mind to all perspectives and learn and become more fully realised as a person. I just feel we're never going to know what the full picture is.
And as far as false hope, there is no such thing. There is only hope or the absence of hope-nothing else.
I don't know what to do if I am not inspiring some sort of false fascination.
There is a misperception, if you will, in critical response or even in Hollywood, that I can only do exaggerated characters. Or what they would call over-the-top performances. Well, this is completely false.
The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement. But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
William Jennings Bryan
To what a bad choice is many a worthy woman betrayed, by that false and inconsiderate notion, That a reformed rake makes the best husband!
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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