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I believe in ceremony. I think ceremony is important, pomp and circumstance, tradition. I'm into those things.
I say it is indispensable to look ahead of and behind oneself in the present. If there is such a thing as tradition, and I believe there is, it can only exist in the sense of the most profound movements of culture.
I believe in tradition and innovation, authenticity and passion.
Jose Andres Puerta
I would love to have been a painter in the tradition of the surrealist painters who I admire so much.
J. G. Ballard
Actually I have a tradition that I always steal my last costume on the last day of filming.
Because it equates tradition with prejudice, the left finds itself increasingly unable to converse with ordinary people in their common language.
The strongest continuous thread in America's political tradition is skepticism about government.
When you look at food as an ethical issue in the Christian tradition, you don't find very much about it. You don't find, as you do in the Jewish or Islamic or Hindu traditions, a lot of restrictions saying you can eat this but you can't eat that.
The Catholic tradition maintains that the objective norms governing right action are accessible to reason, prescinding from the content of revelation.
Pope Benedict XVI
Concealing one's true medical condition from the voting public is a time-honored tradition of the American presidency.
In America nothing dies easier than tradition.
The modern tradition is the tradition of revolt. The French Revolution is still our model today: history is violent change, and this change goes by the name of progress. I do not know whether these notions really apply to art.
As beautiful as simplicity is, it can become a tradition that stands in the way of exploration.
People are always afraid of the unknown - and banding together against the Thing That Is Different From Us is a time-honoured tradition for rallying the masses.
There is an increasing push to compartmentalize faith separately from our life in the public square - and it's not possible - at least, it's not possible if we continue the American tradition of true individual freedom, which also implies individual responsibility. Without an objective moral standard, that's not possible.
Ataturk approved of the mevlevi dervish approach to God as being 'an expression of Turkish genius' that reclaimed Islam from what he saw as hide-bound, backward Arab tradition.
'The Price Is Right,' it was an honor to be offered it because it's such an American institution. To be able to carry on this tradition with a show that has been on for so long, I thought it was a great opportunity for me.
We began building this incredible new foundation in this restaurant, and that's what began giving me the left-hand side of tradition and the right-hand side, my new palate.
One Christmas build-up tradition, however, has totally bypassed me - that of going up to town and 'doing a show.'
Ignorance and bloodlust have a long tradition in the United States, especially in the red states.
There's a long tradition of people from the South living in New York City.
I come from the tradition of a big Irish family that loves to sing. I love to perform.
Women become the objects of rules; they are repressed and lose their rights in the name of religion, or they lose their freedom in the name of tradition, while the state legitimates this foolishness with laws.
The Muppets have such a great tradition of bringing together all of genres of actors and all ages of actors.
I prefer a positive view of freedom, drawing on another tradition of political thinking that goes all the way back to the ancient Greek polis.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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