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If you're put on a pedestal, you're supposed to behave yourself like a pedestal type of person. Pedestals actually have a limited circumference. Not much room to move around.
When smashing monuments, save the pedestals - they always come in handy.
Stanislaw Jerzy Lec
People tend to put entertainers on pedestals. We're human beings, just like you. You may see us smiling, and whether we have money or not, we still have bills to pay, we still have our stresses. I think a lot of people want to focus on others' shortcomings to make themselves feel better. And it's a very sad thing.
The practice of putting women on pedestals began to die out when it was discovered that they could give orders better from there.
It's to be a person who's able to shoot little arrows into sacred cows and knock politicians off their pedestals, to look out for hypocrisy, advocate for all sorts of things from social justice to peace.
Humor distorts nothing, and only false gods are laughed off their earthly pedestals.
I don't think actors need to go on pedestals. I don't buy it.
I don't particularly like showing furniture on pedestals, but for whatever reasons you always have to in museums.
If you put people up on pedestals, there's only one way for them to go, and that is down.
The difference is that with fame comes a spotlight, one which has recently made it impossible to ignore the fact that more and more of those folks we place on pedestals aren't even pausing to consider an option other than lying.
We have to put people on pedestals; otherwise, there's no one to knock off pedestals.
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