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I hope I'm wrong, but I am afraid that Iraq is going to turn out to be the greatest disaster in American foreign policy - worse than Vietnam, not in the number who died, but in terms of its unintended consequences and its reverberation throughout the region.
We owe the Aboriginal peoples a debt that is four centuries old. It is their turn to become full partners in developing an even greater Canada. And the reconciliation required may be less a matter of legal texts than of attitudes of the heart.
Yes, 85 percent of the art you see isn't any good. But everyone has a different opinion about which 85 percent is bad. That in turn creates fantastically unstable interplay and argument.
Many things happened in the sixties, but the period is no more significant, better, or more 'political' than today. It's time to turn the page.
In some ways Lawler is a conceptual Diane Arbus. She's a stalker who takes advantage of situations. She pulls back curtains, causing normal things to look freakish and the freakish to turn mundane.
Many people are in the dark when it comes to money, and I'm going to turn on the lights.
If you once turn on your side after the hour at which you ought to rise, it is all over. Bolt up at once.
Gold and silver from the dead turn often into lead.
R. Buckminster Fuller
If Roosevelt were alive today, he'd turn over in his grave.
Turn on to politics, or politics will turn on you.
The world of knowledge takes a crazy turn when teachers themselves are taught to learn.
He that fights and runs away, May turn and fight another day; But he that is in battle slain, Will never rise to fight again.
As citizens we have to be more thoughtful and more educated and more informed. I turn on the TV and I see these grown people screaming at each other, and I think, well, if we don't get our civility back, we're in trouble.
Most children turn out badly because they have the wrong parental image. This doesn't mean their parents are criminal. It means they are boring and cruel.
If there is a State, then there is domination, and in turn, there is slavery.
I'm just really confident sexually, and I think that sort of oozes out of my pores. It's just there. It's something I don't have to turn on.
I don't think I ever went down that movie star path. I always enjoy taking a 90-degree turn from the last thing I did.
The tyrant grinds down his slaves and they don't turn against him, they crush those beneath them.
The voting booth joint is a great leveler; the whole neighborhood - rich, poor, old, young, decrepit and spunky - they all turn out in one day.
When things get so absurd and so stupid and so ridiculous that you just can't bear it, you cannot help but turn everything into a joke.
O man you are busy working for the world, and the world is busy trying to turn you out.
I have a huge, active imagination, and I think I'm really scared of being alone; because if I'm left to my own devices, I'll just turn into a madwoman.
In my job, people tell you that all the time: 'This shoot was great. You look amazing.' But you never know what they say when you turn away.
My favorite saying is, 'If it's too loud, turn it up.'
It is sometimes easier to head an institute for the study of child guidance than it is to turn one brat into a decent human being.
Joseph Wood Krutch
But here's what I would tell people of my generation. I turn 40 this year. There isn't going to be a Social Security. There isn't going to be a Medicare when you retire. Forget about what your benefit is going to look like. There isn't going to be one if we don't make some reforms to save that program now.
The business side of film has goofed up so many things, but even that's changing. It happened to the music industry and now it's happening to the film studios. It's crazy what's going on. But artists should have control of their work; especially if, as I always say, you never turn down a good idea and never take a bad idea.
In no direction that we turn do we find ease or comfort. If we are honest and if we have the will to win we find only danger, hard work and iron resolution.
To be a leader of men one must turn one's back on men.
The idea of the sacred is quite simply one of the most conservative notions in any culture, because it seeks to turn other ideas - uncertainty, progress, change - into crimes.
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