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There are a lot of conservative people, a lot of moderate people, Republicans, Democrats, in Hollywood. It is just that the conservative people by the nature of the word itself play closer to the vest. They do not go around hot dogging it.
If you can learn to love yourself and all the flaws, you can love other people so much better. And that makes you so happy.
People who lean on logic and philosophy and rational exposition end by starving the best part of the mind.
William Butler Yeats
The American people I talk to don't spend every moment thinking, 'How can I tax my neighbor more than they're being taxed?' They say, 'How can I get a good job? How can my kids get good jobs? How can seniors have a confidence in their future when they know that Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid are bankrupt?'
Since Castro took power, the Cuban people have been denied basic human freedoms. No freedom of religion, no freedom of the press, no political freedom. And the regime uses brutality and violence to suppress these freedoms and impose its will.
Religion is excellent stuff for keeping common people quiet.
Nobody gets justice. People only get good luck or bad luck.
When I think over what I have said, I envy dumb people.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca
People who have no hold over their process of thinking are likely to be ruined by liberty of thought. If thought is immature, liberty of thought becomes a method of converting men into animals.
When old people speak it is not because of the sweetness of words in our mouths; it is because we see something which you do not see.
Still and all, why bother? Here's my answer. Many people need desperately to receive this message: I feel and think much as you do, care about many of the things you care about, although most people do not care about them. You are not alone.
Ten people who speak make more noise than ten thousand who are silent.
Half of the American people have never read a newspaper. Half never voted for President. One hopes it is the same half.
I cannot make the universe obey me. I cannot make other people conform to my own whims and fancies. I cannot make even my own body obey me.
I feel bad about my outlook, how I feel about people and society, and that I'll never be part of society the way I should.
People love westerns worldwide. There's something fantasy-like about an individual fighting the elements. Or even bad guys and the elements. It's a simpler time. There's no organized laws and stuff.
Television is a medium of entertainment which permits millions of people to listen to the same joke at the same time, and yet remain lonesome.
T. S. Eliot
Jesus never said a word about homosexuality. In all of his teachings about multiple things - he never said that gay people should be condemned. I personally think it is very fine for gay people to be married in civil ceremonies.
People of different faiths, like yours and mine, sometimes wonder where we can meet in common purpose, when there are so many differences in creed and theology. Surely the answer is that we can meet in service, in shared moral convictions about our nation stemming from a common worldview.
Here, sir, the people govern; here they act by their immediate representatives.
God lets you be successful because he trusts you that you will do the right thing with it. Now, does he get disappointed often? All the time, because people get there and they forget how they got it.
Both the American people and nations that censor the internet should understand that our government is committed to helping promote internet freedom.
Let's make a law that gay people can have birthdays, but straight people get more cake - you know, to send the right message to kids.
It is a vain hope to make people happy by politics.
If there were in the world today any large number of people who desired their own happiness more than they desired the unhappiness of others, we could have a paradise in a few years.
Historians are like deaf people who go on answering questions that no one has asked them.
I can hear you, the rest of the world can hear you and the people who knocked these buildings down will hear all of us soon.
George W. Bush
People do not lack strength; they lack will.
One of the key problems today is that politics is such a disgrace, good people don't go into government.
You know, my dad served in the President's Cabinet after his time as a governor. He told me he enjoyed being governor a lot more. Now, I understand why. If I do my job well, I can make a difference in people's lives and I can help our children realize their dreams.
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