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I think the next thing I publish will be for children, but I don't really want to be held to that because I also know what my next book for adults will be, and I really like that, too, so it depends. I've always had more than one thing going.
J. K. Rowling
Most of the people who are in elective office in Washington, D.C., they have held public office before. How's that workin' for you?
At the present day the crude theory of the sexual impulse held on one side, and the ignorant rejection of theory altogether on the other side, are beginning to be seen as both alike unjustified.
Capitalism attacks and destroys all the finer sentiments of the human heart; it ruthlessly sweeps away old traditions and ideas opposed to its progress, and it exploits and corrupts those things once held sacred.
Daniel De Leon
Property is unstable, and youth perishes in a moment. Life itself is held in the grinning fangs of Death, Yet men delay to obtain release from the world. Alas, the conduct of mankind is surprising.
If scientists can't communicate with the public, with policy makers, with one another, the future is going to be held back. We're not going to have the future that we could have.
I get constantly mistaken for Elijah Wood. I was in Japan and someone held out a photo of him for me to sign.
I just feel like I have this gift that I've been given. It's like, 'Someone unwrap it! Here it is!' That drive can't be held down.
I am a President held prisoner, that I haven't resigned and I will not resign.
I'm part of a community that holds each other up, and it's been great to be held up too.
But there's no reason why we should abdicate our foundational principles because certain groups don't believe in them. You know, no majority should surrender its deeply held beliefs to those who don't believe in anything.
Anybody who deliberately propagandizes with lies should be held up to scorn and ridicule.
I learned to change my accent; in England, your accent identifies you very strongly with a class, and I did not want to be held back.
If you say something that undermines the stability of the country, then you have to be held accountable.
I held the generous, strong, beautiful hand of my first wife Cassie as ovarian cancer took her life much too soon.
'Real Steel' was this lovely little piece where I held a cup of coffee and talked to Hugh Jackman for three weeks. And that sounded kind of nice.
I believe the biggest themes of life are put into the best focus when held up against the very sharp light of mortality.
When you first start out as an actor, you're just looking for a good part. As time goes on, if you're being held responsible for the movies themselves, you're looking for a good script all around.
Why don't we call on the credit card companies to be accountable? They need to be held accountable for their predatory lending practices.
If organized religion has become less relevant, it's not because churches have held fast to their creedal beliefs - it's because they've held fast to their conventional structures, programs, roles and routines.
Totalitarian states killed with impunity and no one was held accountable. That didn't happen in the West.
John le Carre
We all have that burning question about what happens if we lose somebody we love, especially if we lose them tragically. We wonder what fear was going on, we wonder if we could have reached out and touched them, held their hand, looked in their eyes, been there.
Yeah, we held a junior carp tournament on the St. Lawrence River in New York last August. I hosted that along with a couple of other people.
My U.N. five-point plan focuses on preventing proliferation, strengthening the legal regime, and ensuring nuclear safety and security - an effort that was given good momentum by the Nuclear Security Summit held in Seoul earlier this year. The world is over-armed, and peace is underfunded.
I don't like things held up before me that I cannot have.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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