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And why do we, who say we oppose tyranny and demand freedom of speech, allow people to go to prison and be vilified, and magazines to be closed down on the spot, for suggesting another version of history.
I'm a big fan of the misunderstood, the vilified, the underdog, the breaking of myths.
Are people raised to be villains or vilified like I have become?
Ambition. An overmastering desire to be vilified by enemies while living and made ridiculous by friends when dead.
It doesn't hurt my feeling when I get vilified by fundamentalist religious people. I've actually made comedy out of it. I've made light of that.
They have vilified me, they have crucified me; yes, they have even criticized me.
Richard J. Daley
But I love filmmaking - I'm not ashamed of that. You're sort of vilified if you say that in England.
It is useful to compare the Branch Davidians with the Mormons of the mid-nineteenth century. The Mormons were vilified in those years in large part because Joseph Smith believed in polygamy.
I enjoyed my upbringing, my siblings did, we're polite, we're respectful, but at the end of the day we're young, we like to have fun. But now, more so than ever, the youth has been vilified to the point where it feels like you can't enjoy being young any more, you just have to sit it out and wait until you get old.
Our own theological Church, as we know, has scorned and vilified the body till it has seemed almost a reproach and a shame to have one, yet at the same time has credited it with power to drag the soul to perdition.
I just don't understand how you can not be concerned about your appearance. From time to time I'm vilified as the person who cares about the look of a teapot - and it's not that I believe my taste is superior, I just can not believe that other people don't care.
It's really rare that you come across a Southern character that's not stereotyped, vilified or aggrandized.
What people don't understand about Sarah Palin is that she is a rancher's wife. From Alberta down to Texas I've known women like that: good common sense, bright and vilified by city people.
You know, I find it very strange when movies that I made that were just excoriated - I mean that I was just vilified for - are now looked at as classics.
Public service used to be the highest of callings, until people like Madame Voldemort vilified it.
It simply becomes more and more difficult as you move further away from your heyday, music being the only format where you're treasured for your youth - that and acting. If you're a writer or a painter or any other kind of artist, your experience is coveted. If you cover yourself with Botox, you're vilified; if you don't, you're an old hag.
Few developments in campaigning have been as vilified and misunderstood as independent expenditure PACs, or, as they are colloquially known, super PACs.
Bradley A. Smith
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