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Quote by Leonard Nimoy

Which is probably the reason why I work exclusively in black and white... to highlight that contrast.

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Quote by Flannery O'Connor

There's many a bestseller that could have been prevented by a good teacher.

Books
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Quote by Flannery O'Connor

The truth does not change according to our ability to stomach it.

Truth, Reality
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Quote by Mario Cuomo

I have no plans, and no plans to plan.

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Quote by Mario Cuomo

Every time I've done something that doesn't feel right, it's ended up not being right.

Morality & Ethics
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Quote by Flannery O'Connor

All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal.

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Quote by Flannery O'Connor

Everywhere I go, I'm asked if I think the universities stifle writers. My opinion is that they don't stifle enough of them.

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Quote by Margaret Heffernan

I don't mind if the couple next to me is tense or the kids are whiny. I'd even be happy to hear an honest argument, evidence of thinking. I'd like to know these teeth-perfect families don't just buy each other stuff but just occasionally can talk to one another.

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Quote by Mario Cuomo

You campaign in poetry. You govern in prose.

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Quote by Flannery O'Connor

I don't deserve any credit for turning the other cheek as my tongue is always in it.

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Quote by Margaret Heffernan

Phones and soundtracks and Muzak and fountains replace genuine and unpredictable human contact with a seamless soundtrack from a bad movie and a cliche that makes us believe we must all be happy.

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Quote by Margaret Heffernan

If we aren't going to be afraid of conflict, we have to see it as thinking.

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Quote by Margaret Heffernan

The truth won't set us free - until we develop the skills and the habit and the talent and the moral courage to use it.

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Quote by Mario Cuomo

If you can manipulate news, a judge can manipulate the law. A smart lawyer can keep a killer out of jail, a smart accountant can keep a thief from paying taxes, a smart reporter could ruin your reputation- unfairly.

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Quote by Margaret Heffernan

The biggest catastrophes that we've witnessed rarely come from information that is secret or hidden. It comes from information that is freely available and out there, but that we are willfully blind to.

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Quote by Mario Cuomo

I said I didn't want to run for president. I didn't ask you to believe me.

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Quote by Harry Houdini

I make the most money, I think, in Russia and Paris, for the people of those countries are so willing to be amused, so eager to see something new and out of the ordinary.

Russia, Paris
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Quote by Tig Notaro

I'm always going to do whatever I think is funniest. If something's dark, I'll do it.

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Quote by David Suzuki

We're in a giant car heading towards a brick wall and everyone's arguing over where they're going to sit.

Society, Conservation & Environment Protection
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Quote by Harry Houdini

But it must not be thought that I say this out of personal experience: for in the many years that I have been before the public my secret methods have been steadily shielded by the strict integrity of my assistants, most of whom have been with me for years.

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Quote by Harry Houdini

Another method of eating burning coals employs small balls of burned cotton in a dish of burning alcohol.

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Quote by Harry Houdini

But then, so far as I know, I am the only performer who ever pledged his assistants to secrecy, honor and allegiance under a notarial oath.

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Quote by David Suzuki

Education has failed in a very serious way to convey the most important lesson science can teach: skepticism.

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Quote by David Suzuki

The human brain now holds the key to our future. We have to recall the image of the planet from outer space: a single entity in which air, water, and continents are interconnected. That is our home.

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Quote by Tig Notaro

As a kid, I loved Paula Poundstone and Richard Pryor. But my mother was a huge influence on my comedy.

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Quote by Johan Cruyff

To win you have to score one more goal than your opponent.

Football/Soccer
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Quote by Harry Houdini

I think that in a year I may retire. I cannot take my money with me when I die and I wish to enjoy it, with my family, while I live. I should prefer living in Germany to any other country, though I am an American, and am loyal to my country.

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Quote by Tig Notaro

My career has always kind of moved forward and upward. I've never had anything kind of stall out or go in the opposite direction. I've always kind of been moving in the right direction.

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Quote by Tig Notaro

Comedy was a secret want, but it wasn't anything I pursued.

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Quote by Emraan Hashmi

Sometimes I know a film might not pull the audience to the theatres and have a great collection at the box office. But I need to do these films for creative satisfaction and give something different to the audience.

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Quote by Johan Cruyff

Every disadvantage has its advantage.

Advantages & Disadvantages
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Quote by David Suzuki

In the environmental movement, every time you lose a battle it's for good, but our victories always seem to be temporary and we keep fighting them over and over again.

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Quote by David Suzuki

We must reinvent a future free of blinders so that we can choose from real options.

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Quote by Tig Notaro

I didn't like to stop playing for a second to bother with eating or going to the bathroom. I was a really skinny kid, and I remember my mother always telling people, 'I don't know how she's alive. I think she gets all of her nutrients from air pollution.'

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Quote by Emraan Hashmi

The effort always remains that my new film outdoes my last in terms of performance and gets better box office success. Box office is the sole reason why I do films.

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Quote by Johan Cruyff

I don't want to be a thief of my own wallet.

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Quote by Johan Cruyff

The most important part are the fans, that people going home are happy. It's their time off, and you should give them something to enjoy.

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Quote by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

It's the story of an American who wants to become a dictator and goes to Europe with a sidekick to interview various Fascists to find out how the Nazis and Mussolini got into power.

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Quote by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I think if there's a great depression there might be some hope.

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Quote by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

And the Blue Angels are coming back to scare the local population. I remember seeing old Vietnamese women ducking under the benches in Washington Square; they thought they were back in the war.

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Quote by Emraan Hashmi

I am tired of kissing on screen. I have to do it because it is synonymous with me. Also, the producers and directors want to add that element. I don't give it too much importance.

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Quote by Emraan Hashmi

As an actor, I was not accepted for the longest time. But it did not deter me, as the audience had accepted me. I never compared myself with any other actors. I never had any game plan and took whatever came my way.

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Quote by Emraan Hashmi

My films have a bold interpretation. They are unapologetic about showing intimacy. Going by the number of people who come to watch my films, this is what our target audience yearns for.

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Quote by Johan Cruyff

Coincidence is logical.

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Quote by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

I'm reading a book about Romaine Brooks, a wonderful painter from early in the last century.

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Quote by Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Don't patronize the chain bookstores. Every time I see some author scheduled to read and sign his books at a chain bookstore, I feel like telling him he's stabbing the independent bookstores in the back.

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Quote by António Guterres (as Secretary-General of the United Nations) - March 2020

The fury of the virus illustrates the folly of war. That is why today, I am calling for an immediate global ceasefire in all corners of the world. It is time to put armed conflict on lockdown and focus together on the true fight of our lives.

Coronavirus
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Quote by Keri Russell

Sometimes it's the smallest decisions that can change your life forever.

Decisions, Small Things
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Quote by Chaka Khan

I love to sing. It's the easiest thing for me to do.

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Quote by Jason Kidd

Each individual has got to look themselves in the mirror and try and see what they can do better. Period. Point blank.

Character, Motivation
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