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I never like being touched, ever. People used to say I held my breath when they were hugging me. I still do.
The most important element of a free society, where individual rights are held in the highest esteem, is the rejection of the initiation of violence.
If the truth contradicts deeply held beliefs, that is too bad.
So, where's the Cannes Film Festival being held this year?
True love brings up everything - you're allowing a mirror to be held up to you daily.
I'm not somebody that just wants to hold up a white flag and say, 'Let's all just get along.' I think people that do horrible things should be held accountable.
How many things we held yesterday as articles of faith which today we tell as fables.
Michel de Montaigne
Irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
The scientific spirit is of more value than its products, and irrationally held truths may be more harmful than reasoned errors.
Suffrage, noun. Expression of opinion by means of a ballot. The right of suffrage (which is held to be both a privilege and a duty) means, as commonly interpreted, the right to vote for the man of another man's choice, and is highly prized.
Conventional show-biz savvy held that Americans hated to be the objects of satire.
One who never turned his back but marched breast forward, never doubted clouds would break, Never dreamed, though right were worsted, wrong would triumph, Held we fall to rise, are baffled to fight better, sleep to wake.
The man who interprets Nature is always held in great honor.
Zora Neale Hurston
Many a person has held close, throughout their entire lives, two friends that always remained strange to one another, because one of them attracted by virtue of similarity, the other by difference.
The rules have changed. True power is held by the person who possesses the largest bookshelf, not gun cabinet or wallet.
Anthony J. D'Angelo
Since long I've held silence a remedy for harm.
It is always a strain when people are being killed. I don't think anybody has held this job who hasn't felt personally responsible for those being killed.
Lyndon B. Johnson
If I should say anything that is not in conformity with what is held by the Holy Roman Catholic Church, it will be through ignorance and not through malice. This may be taken as certain, and also that, through God's goodness, I am, and shall always be, as I always have been, subject to her.
Saint Teresa of Avila
In the old days, the media is who held people accountable when they lied in politics. That isn't happening anymore.
It is essential that Christians understand this: Every Jew - secular, religious, assimilated, left-wing, right-wing - fears being killed because he is Jewish. This is the best-kept secret about Jews, who are widely perceived as inordinately secure and powerful. But it is the only universally held sentiment among Jews.
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
When I saw Wonder Woman being constantly put in positions where she'd get tied up with her own rope, or held hostage, even as a kid, my reaction was 'C'mon, she's too smart for that.'
J. Michael Straczynski
Belief is a moral act for which the believer is to be held responsible.
When I was a deacon, the ominous signs of the Great Depression began to appear. Tens of thousands lost their jobs. Money was scarce. Families had to do without. Some young people did not ask their mothers, 'What's for dinner?' because they knew all too well that their cupboards held very little.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
Republicans have called for a National African-American Museum. The plan is being held up by finding a location that isn't in their neighborhood.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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