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Under popular culture's obsession with a naive inclusion, everything is O.K.
My obsession with accumulation, which at times has taken on the whisper of a psychic illness - as anyone who has experienced the ode to the Collyer brothers that is my 'Vogue' office will concur - began in infancy.
There's an unhealthy obsession in America with royalty and the class system.
People have always been obsessed by celebrities. There are just more outlets and opportunities to make a living exploiting that obsession nowadays.
I have a pretty active presence on social networking sites, and every day there are messages from so many young girls telling me that they are happy B-Town has curvy women like me. I feel you should be happy the way you are. Of course, fitness is important, but not to the extent of obsession!
My obsession with time informs my poetry so completely it is hard for me to summarize it. We want time to pass, for new things to happen to us, we want to hold on to certain moments, we don't want our lives to end.
I do go through periods of obsession with certain records.
Like everyone else, I have my quirks. For one, I have to own only black cars and the registration has to have eights. It's not something I can explain, it's just there. Another obsession I have is smell. I have to smell good all the time.
I believe that all my work explores the human desire or obsession for utopias, and the structure of all my works is the search for utopias lost and rediscovered.
In the U.K., there is a sort of obsession with class.
I think anybody who's famous has to deal with their fame in their own way, and I dealt with it by making a film about a kid who's looking out into the world of celebrity obsession.
I have an obsession with Milk Duds. Eating them tastes like heaven.
The discussion of ideas as opposed to the American narcissistic obsession with what's going on with the self, that's the general thing people are talking about.
Love is an obsession. It has that quality to it. But there are healthy obsessions, and mine is one of them.
It creeps up on you and becomes an obsession. It comes out of watching a million movies.
Guitars have been the obsession of my life. I first picked one up at the age of four and I've been a guitar junkie ever since.
I've had a lifelong obsession with urban legends and American folklore.
I think the obsession with wanting to change yourself is crazy over the top.
I usually just go on Google and spend my hours just Googling Jennifer Beals. I think it's possible that I have a slightly unordinary obsession with her. YouTube videos. Interviews with her. Pictures I put on my desktop and my phone.
Acting requires a lot of discipline to go with the obsession. It's a path of knowledge, and of self-knowledge. Sometimes you get lost on the path. And then you find yourself again.
I have this obsession with really cool, old books.
With today's mass media obsession, it's good to be able to raise awareness about our environment.
I believe that 'advocacy journalism' is not an oxymoron. If that means that I'm going to disrupt the cable, partisan fracas of obsession over what this means from left and right, then so be it. I will be disruptive of it.
I had an obsession that I was male characters from movies.
Inordinate desire for material possessions can become an obsession that consumes our thoughts, drains our resources, and leads to unhappiness.
Joseph B. Wirthlin
John F. Kennedy
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