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Be able to hiccup silently, or at least without alerting neighbors to your situation. The first hiccup is an exception.
Marilyn vos Savant
For a novelist, a given historic situation is an anthropologic laboratory in which he explores his basic question: What is human existence?
We cannot always control our thoughts, but we can control our words, and repetition impresses the subconscious, and we are then master of the situation.
My center is giving way, my right is in retreat; situation excellent. I shall attack.
I always go back to how people behave. If you watch how people actually behave in a situation, it's very simple and honest and contained. You don't need to use as much expression, as much feeling. Some characters will boil over, and that's another thing, but a lot of times I think you can just do very, very little.
Robert De Niro
I feel like I'm ready for any dangerous situation that might come my way, provided I have a hammer on me.
I know what I can do so it doesn't bother me what other people think or their opinion on the situation.
I'm a human being and I fall in love and sometimes I don't have control of every situation.
Allowing children to show their guilt, show their grief, show their anger, takes the sting out of the situation.
It's always a Catch-22 situation. They hate you if you're the same, and they hate you if you're different.
Eddie Van Halen
I'm familiar with that feeling of silence that comes with a very imminent catastrophe, when you know you have absolutely no control over a situation.
There is no black-and-white situation. It's all part of life. Highs, lows, middles.
The word theatre comes from the Greeks. It means the seeing place. It is the place people come to see the truth about life and the social situation.
Just because a situation is grim doesn't mean you don't have every right to smile.
What I end up shooting is the situation. I shoot the composition and my subject is going to help the composition or not.
Terms like 'good' and 'bad' are extremely simplistic in what is a far more complex situation.
Well, Marx is having a comeback. I hear him mentioned a lot in terms of the global financial situation and the general sense of injustice out there. A lot of economic experts in America refer to him without actually using the M word, but he's around.
Sophistication might be described as the ability to cope gracefully with a situation involving the presence of a formidable menace to one's poise and prestige (such as the butler, or the man under the bed - but never the husband).
The hardest situation to stay happy in, I think, is when you're trying to find love, and yourself at the same time. It just doesn't seem to fit well.
It's an unusual situation for me to be working and making a living.
There's a sense of spontaneity, and no emphasis on jokes in this show. People generally talk the way they talk in life if you were in this particular situation.
The best situation is being a single parent. The best part about is that you get time off, too, because the kids are with their mom, so it's the best of both worlds. There's a lot to be said for it.
When it comes to the point where you occasionally look forward to being in prison on the basis that you might be able to spend a day reading a book, the realization dawns that perhaps the situation has become a little more stressful than you would like.
Once you allow yourself to identify with the people in a story, then you might begin to see yourself in that story even if on the surface it's far removed from your situation.
Every stress leaves an indelible scar, and the organism pays for its survival after a stressful situation by becoming a little older.
Luck can often mean simply taking advantage of a situation at the right moment. It is possible to make your luck by being always prepared.
As a nation we have the right to decide our own affairs, to mould our own future. This does not pose any danger to anybody. Our nation is fully aware of the responsibility for its own fate in the complicated situation of the contemporary world.
At some point, life starts to pass you by and becomes about avoidance. I want to stay clear from that situation, because I don't like that.
The climate, the economic situation, rising birth rates; none of these things give me a lot of hope or reason to be optimistic.
Whenever you have a crisis, you're always going to have the extremists taking advantage of the situation.
King Abdullah II
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