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In the process of looking for comedy, you have to be deeply honest. And in doing that, you'll find out here's the other side. You'll be looking under the rock occasionally for the laughter.
The greatest problem in the world today is intolerance. Everyone is so intolerant of each other.
People who care about each other enjoy doing things for one another. They don't consider it servitude.
Concentrate on your job and you will forget your other troubles.
Alliance - in international politics, the union of two thieves who have their hands so deeply inserted in each other's pockets that they cannot separately plunder a third.
The ear tends to be lazy, craves the familiar and is shocked by the unexpected; the eye, on the other hand, tends to be impatient, craves the novel and is bored by repetition.
W. H. Auden
You can only protect your liberties in this world by protecting the other man's freedom.
Nationalist pride, like other variants of pride, can be a substitute for self-respect.
If I have not the power to put myself in the place of other people, but must be continually burrowing inward, I shall never be the magnanimous creative person I wish to be. Yet I am hypnotized by the workings of the individual, alone, and am continually using myself as a specimen.
True self is non-self, the awareness that the self is made only of non-self elements. There's no separation between self and other, and everything is interconnected. Once you are aware of that you are no longer caught in the idea that you are a separate entity.
Thich Nhat Hanh
Our behavior toward each other is the strangest, most unpredictable, and most unaccountable of all the phenomena with which we are obliged to live. In all of nature, there is nothing so threatening to humanity as humanity itself.
Memory is the way we keep telling ourselves our stories - and telling other people a somewhat different version of our stories.
I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws.
Why, if someone is good in one field can they not be accepted or given the slightest opportunity to express and be creative in other fields?
There have been huge Muslim demonstrations against cartoons depicting Muhammad and any other perceived insult against Islam. But I am unaware of a single demonstration of Muslims against Muslim terror directed at non-Muslims.
I was lousy in school. Real screwed-up. A moron. I was antisocial and didn't bother with the other kids. A really bad student. I didn't have any brains. I didn't know what I was doing there. That's why I became an actor.
The shiny red color of the soles has no function other than to identify to the public that they are mine. I selected the color because it is engaging, flirtatious, memorable, and the color of passion.
Every other artist begins with a blank canvas, a piece of paper the photographer begins with the finished product.
You know, I'm Australian, and we have got the worst sense of humor. We are cruel to each other.
This multicultural approach, saying that we simply live side by side and live happily with each other has failed. Utterly failed.
Prefer a loss to a dishonest gain; the one brings pain at the moment, the other for all time.
Religious speech is extreme, emotional, and motivational. It is anti-literal, relying on metaphor, allusion, and other rhetorical devices, and it assumes knowledge within a community of believers.
We come in many different shapes and sizes, and we need to support each other and our differences. Our beauty is in our differences.
The middle of 'America's Women' is about the Civil War, and how women, black and white, confronted slavery and abolition. As in every other period of crisis, the rules of sexual decorum were suspended due to emergency.
I didn't live at school, I lived where I could and studied what I enjoyed studying. I took what I wanted from that education but was making my first record at the same time. I don't know anyone from school. I was just leading a different life. I was really interested in writing and other things.
Lana Del Rey
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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