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When you have committed enough words to paper, you feel you have a spine stiff enough to stand up in the wind. But when you stop writing, you find that's all you are - a spine, a row of rattling vertebrae, dried out like an old quill pen.
American Muslims - young American Muslims in particular - are starting to understand that unless they are willing to stand up for all the other oppressed communities in this country, including those discriminated against for their gender or sexuality, then no one will stand up for them.
I've never really considered doing stand up, but I have done readings/spoken word things fairly often in which I'll just tell a bunch of stories and run off at the mouth. I'm a big tangent person.
You want to shut up every Negro who has the courage to stand up and fight for the rights of his people, for the rights of workers, and I have been on many a picket line for the steelworkers too.
This country needs to get a backbone and stand up for its economic interest.
I feel like my convictions and my passions come from my very personal experience and the life that I've led. I feel the very naturally tendency to stand up for and use my voice for the things that I know about and the things that I feel passionate about.
The way we're going to win elections in this country is not to become Republican lite. The way we're going to win elections in this country is to stand up for what we believe in.
A lot of people my age think stand up sucks.
For me, rockabilly is very, very exciting music. It's electric and kind of wild, you know? It's 'make your hairs stand up on the back of your neck' kind of music.
When you stand up acoustic in front of an audience, you really are a man without any clothes on. And that can be fun - it depends how much of an exhibitionist you are, I suppose. I quite enjoy it.
Stephen Baldwin believes that now we're in a particular time in the world's history where it is time that people stand up for Jesus. That people get more aggressive and radical how they communicate with our culture about Jesus.
I don't do 'gamification,' and I'm not prepared to stand up and say, 'I think it works.'
You can't manage by memo. You can't stand up there and just send out edicts. I think you just gotta really personalize your relationships.
Tony La Russa
I have never been afraid to stand up to the leadership on issues where we disagree. If you chose to keep Cambridge Labour, then I can continue to press the Government for the things that matter to you, in a way that members of the opposition are unable to.
It doesn't stand up to huge intellectual scrutiny.
Andrew Lloyd Webber
America has to stand up and decide if we want to be a socialist nation or if we're going to be a free nation.
When a profit-seeking company proposes to take citizens' private land away for its own gain, people should stand up for their rights.
I realized that I've lived half my life already, and it's time to believe in - and stand up for - myself.
I'm not going to freeze under the pressure. I'm hoping I can stand up to it.
Carly Rae Jepsen
No marriage can stand up under the strain of incessant association.
I want to encourage young women to stand up for each other and speak up when they see others in a tough situation.
As an artist, I gotta stand up to my own work.
I can't stand up in front of people. It just fills me with horror.
I think this Occupy Wall Street thing is great. I think that is a good thing and that people need to stand up, voice their opinions, and be heard.
Both politicians and journalists face situations which strain their honesty and humanity. My opinion is that politicians on the average stand up somewhat better than journalists.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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