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It's hard to be serious in life.
P. J. O'Rourke
Our words will either bring life and victory or death and destruction. If we want to be happy, we have to be serious about speaking words of life that line up with God's Word.
We have serious enemies and growing threats around the world. Unfortunately, we have an administration whose idea of a rogue state is Arizona.
In the United States, one of the main topics of academic political science is the study of attitudes and policy and their correlation. The study of attitudes is reasonably easy in the United States: heavily-polled society, pretty serious and accurate polls, and policy you can see, and you can compare them.
Politics begin where the masses are, not where there are thousands, but where there are millions, that is where serious politics begin.
Sure I do a lot of jokes about Anne Frank. But when you do those jokes, it makes people remember what happened to her. That process of bringing her story back doesn't have to be a serious one. What I say is all nonsense, but it helps to keep her memory alive.
While women were powerfully liberated both externally as well as internally by the feminism of the 1970s, we made some serious mistakes as well.
You label somebody 'New Age,' and that's automatic mockery: 'She cannot possibly be a serious thinker.'
I have come to the conclusion that politics are too serious a matter to be left to the politicians.
Charles de Gaulle
For truly it is to be noted, that children's plays are not sports, and should be deemed as their most serious actions.
Michel de Montaigne
I've known Dennis Kucinich for a long time, and I don't think I have illusions about him. Sometimes I find him pompous, male chauvinistic, intellectually unbending. But he is a good man, and a serious one.
'Discworld' is taking something that you know is ridiculous and treating it as if it is serious, to see if something interesting happens when you do so.
Humor is a serious thing. I like to think of it as one of our greatest earliest natural resources, which must be preserved at all cost.
In England we have come to rely upon a comfortable time-lag of fifty years or a century intervening between the perception that something ought to be done and a serious attempt to do it.
H. G. Wells
The first mistake of art is to assume that it's serious.
Passive inactivity, because you have not been given specific instructions to do this or to do that, is a serious deficiency.
George C. Marshall
My authoritarian and quick manner of making decisions led me to have serious problems and to be accused of being ultraconservative. I have never been a right-winger. It was my authoritarian way of making decisions that created problems.
My own ideals for the university are those of a genuine democracy and serious scholarship. These two, indeed, seem to go together.
Trying to conceal the fact that I was a gay, effeminate, hyperactive, adopted child with a serious lisp in southern Louisiana would have been like trying to hide Dolly Parton in a string bikini!
When I first started doing my comedy act, I just desperately needed material. So I took literally everything I knew how to do on stage with me, which was juggling, magic and banjo and my little comedy routines. I always felt the audience sorta tolerated the serious musical parts while I was doing my comedy.
I talk about very serious human affairs but with a lightness of heart.
Serious-minded people have few ideas. People with ideas are never serious.
I don't ever try to make a serious social comment.
Great, big, serious novels always get awards. If it's a battle between a great, big, serious novel and a funny novel, the funny novel is doomed.
A civilized man is one who will give a serious answer to a serious question. Civilization itself is a certain sane balance of values.
Leonardo da Vinci
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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