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I'm a simple hillbilly. I don't like eating modern, industrialized, fast food. I grew up eating home-cooked food. So when I'm traveling abroad, like when I recently received a six-month writing fellowship to Iowa in the U.S., I like to cook my own food.
I have a simple life. I mean, you just give me a drum roll, they announce my name, and I come out and sing. In my job I have a contract that says I'm a singer. So I sing.
The basic scientific conclusions on climate change are very robust and for good reason. The greenhouse effect is simple science: greenhouse gases trap heat, and humans are emitting ever more greenhouse gases.
In Los Angeles, I drive a hybrid and live in a very simple home. Anything you do from carrying a canteen of water to starting a recycling program in your office makes a difference. Reusing what you already have has always been green - from clothes to boxes to glass jars from the supermarket.
I claim to be a simple individual liable to err like any other fellow mortal. I own, however, that I have humility enough in me to confess my errors and to retrace my steps.
Are creeds such simple things like the clothes which a man can change at will and put on at will? Creeds are such for which people live for ages and ages.
They say the world has become too complex for simple answers. They are wrong.
Nothing more completely baffles one who is full of trick and duplicity, than straightforward and simple integrity in another.
Charles Caleb Colton
The meme for blind faith secures its own perpetuation by the simple unconscious expedient of discouraging rational inquiry.
It's so simple to be wise. Just think of something stupid to say and say the opposite.
The right thing to do never requires any subterfuge, it is always simple and direct.
Our pleasures were simple - they included survival.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
'Think simple' as my old master used to say - meaning reduce the whole of its parts into the simplest terms, getting back to first principles.
Frank Lloyd Wright
To disbelieve is easy; to scoff is simple; to have faith is harder.
How do I stay so healthy and boyishly handsome? It's simple. I drink the blood of young runaways.
There is a simple rule here, a rule of legislation, a rule of business, a rule of life: beyond a certain point, complexity is fraud. You can apply that rule to left-wing social programs, but you can also apply that rule to credit derivatives, hedge funds, all the rest of it.
P. J. O'Rourke
Life is very, very simple and easy to understand, but we complicate it with the beliefs and ideas that we create.
Miguel Angel Ruiz
The simple truth is that balding African-American men look cool when they shave their heads, whereas balding white men look like giant thumbs.
Here is everything which can lay hold of the eye, ear and imagination - everything which can charm and bewitch the simple and ignorant. I wonder how Luther ever broke the spell.
Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.
Man must feel the earth to know himself and recognize his values... God made life simple. It is man who complicates it.
My loathings are simple: stupidity, oppression, crime, cruelty, soft music.
Basic Economics 101. It's the most complicated simple subject there is.
A fact is a simple statement that everyone believes. It is innocent, unless found guilty. A hypothesis is a novel suggestion that no one wants to believe. It is guilty, until found effective.
We wind a simple ring of iron with coils; we establish the connections to the generator, and with wonder and delight we note the effects of strange forces which we bring into play, which allow us to transform, to transmit and direct energy at will.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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