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Burt Reynolds once asked me out. I was in his room.
I have discovered that all human evil comes from this, man's being unable to sit still in a room.
There is no person in this room whose basic rights are not involved in any successful defiance to the carrying out of court orders.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
When I was kidnapped, my parents snapped into action. They rented out my room.
Leave me in a room with some crayons and I'll draw on the wall.
I'm a provincial. I live very much like a hermit: reading, listening to music, working in the cutting room, writing, commercial work - which doesn't take up that much time.
I have no room in my life for any form of negativity or nonacceptance.
No pen, no ink, no table, no room, no time, no quiet, no inclination.
I always felt caged, closed in, like I was punching at things that weren't there. I always had too much energy for the room I was in.
You can't be in politics unless you can walk in a room and know in a minute who's for you and who's against you.
One of the odd enjoyments in life is to be alone in a room full of people. To have them there as unknowing human filler in your wide shot.
So I'm more at home with my backpack, sleeping in a hotel room or on a bus or on an airplane, than I am necessarily on a bed. It's weird being here. It feels like I'm standing next to my real life.
Some pain is simply the normal grief of human existence. That is pain that I try to make room for. I honor my grief.
If your plane is being hijacked by an armed man who, though prepared to take risks, presumably wants to go on living, there is room for bargaining.
Being with an insanely jealous person is like being in the room with a dead mammoth.
Each of us has an inner room where we can visit to be cleansed of fear-based thoughts and feelings. This room, the holy of holies, is a sanctuary of light.
I like to make people think differently than they did before I walked in the room.
If I were in a room full of people, I'd rather be the person who is more interesting than the one who is wallpaper.
There was a girl knocking on my hotel room door all night! Finally, I let her out.
God forbid you be an ugly girl, 'course too pretty is also your doom, 'cause everyone harbors a secret hatred for the prettiest girl in the room.
It seems sensible to me that we should look to the medical profession, that over the centuries has helped us to live longer and healthier lives, to help us die peacefully among our loved ones in our own home without a long stay in God's waiting room.
I think the lie we've told people in the marketplace is that a degree gets you a job. A degree doesn't get you a job. What gets you a job is the ability to carry yourself into that room and shake a hand and look someone in the eye and have people skills. These are the things that cause people to become successful.
No one should have to choose between medicine and other necessities. No one should have to use the emergency room every time a child gets sick. And no one should have to live in constant fear that a medical problem will become a financial crisis.
It is the genius of our Constitution that under its shelter of enduring institutions and rooted principles there is ample room for the rich fertility of American political invention.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The art of Peace I practice has room for each of the world's eight million gods, and I cooperate with them all. The God of Peace is very great and enjoins all that is divine and enlightened in every land.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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