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We would very much like to see Iran take a position as a responsible leader that doesn't intimidate or threaten or scare its neighbors and others. But the choice is really up to Iran and we're going to keep working to try to come out with the right decision.
I've been really at the highest levels of American political life.
Sometimes overturning brutal regimes takes time and costs lives. I wish it weren't so. I really, really do.
Every philosophical problem, when it is subjected to the necessary analysis and justification, is found either to be not really philosophical at all, or else to be, in the sense in which we are using the word, logical.
No one really wants to admit they are lonely, and it is never really addressed very much between friends and family. But I have felt lonely many times in my life.
The history of free men is never really written by chance but by choice; their choice!
Dwight D. Eisenhower
The more I know of the world, the more I am convinced that I shall never see a man whom I can really love.
When we become a really mature, grown-up, wise society, we will put teachers at the center of the community, where they belong. We don't honor them enough, we don't pay them enough.
The idea really came to me the day I got my new false teeth.
If you really want to do it, you do it. There are no excuses.
Movies are a fad. Audiences really want to see live actors on a stage.
I'd rather do a really good small part than a really bad big part.
People have to really suffer before they can risk doing what they love.
All architecture is great architecture after sunset; perhaps architecture is really a nocturnal art, like the art of fireworks.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
The paradox is really the pathos of intellectual life and just as only great souls are exposed to passions it is only the great thinker who is exposed to what I call paradoxes, which are nothing else than grandiose thoughts in embryo.
It's the movies that have really been running things in America ever since they were invented. They show you what to do, how to do it, when to do it, how to feel about it, and how to look how you feel about it.
Mystical references to society and its programs to help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats.
No man really knows about other human beings. The best he can do is to suppose that they are like himself.
I know this sounds strange, but as a kid, I was really shy. Painfully shy. The turning point was freshman year, when I was the biggest geek alive. No one, I mean no one, even talked to me.
I tell my students, it's not difficult to identify with somebody like yourself, somebody next door who looks like you. What's more difficult is to identify with someone you don't see, who's very far away, who's a different color, who eats a different kind of food. When you begin to do that then literature is really performing its wonders.
One cannot really argue with a mathematical theorem.
If people concentrated on the really important things in life, there'd be a shortage of fishing poles.
When you're in love you never really know whether your elation comes from the qualities of the one you love, or if it attributes them to her; whether the light which surrounds her like a halo comes from you, from her, or from the meeting of your sparks.
Natalie Clifford Barney
What the world really needs is more love and less paper work.
I'm always trying to reach a transcendent point, a romantic point, but reach it in a really unconventional way, a really profane way. To get to that romantic, touching, heartbreaking place, but through a lot of acts of profanity.
I have discovered in life that there are ways of getting almost anywhere you want to go, if you really want to go.
The difference between a bad artist and a good one is: the bad artist seems to copy a great deal; the good one really does.
You always admire what you really don't understand.
What I say is that, if a fellow really likes potatoes, he must be a pretty decent sort of fellow.
A. A. Milne
Empathy is really the opposite of spiritual meanness. It's the capacity to understand that every war is both won and lost. And that someone else's pain is as meaningful as your own.
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