The best Quotes by Robert Neelly Bellah

The best Quotes by Robert Neelly Bellah

Robert Neelly Bellah (February 23, 1927 – July 30, 2013) was an American sociologist and the Elliott Professor of Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. He was internationally known for his work related to the sociology of religion.

Leaving home in a sense involves a kind of second birth in which we give birth to ourselves.
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California has officially announced that jaywalking is now no longer a crime. So congratulations to the Californians who like walking places. This is great news for the six of you.
Trevor Noah in The Daily Show - October 2022
New Mexico. It's another state. I mean, it's like California, just less traffic.
Lalo Salamanca in Better Call Saul - Season 6 Episode 5
We all have our little faults. Mine's in California.
All creative people should be required to leave California for three months every year.
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Helsinki may not be as cold as you make it out to be, but California is still a lot nicer. I don't remember the last time I couldn't walk around in shorts all day.
The apparent ease of California life is an illusion, and those who believe the illusion real live here in only the most temporary way.
Things are tough all over, cupcake. An' it rains on the just an' the unjust alike... except in California.
Silk Spectre in Watchmen -
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I read the Life magazine articles about free love and free dope in California. At age 20 I drove to Los Angeles.
That's the great thing about California, you can almost go to the mountains and almost go to the beach on the same day.
Leonard Hofstadter in The Big Bang Theory - Season 11 Episode 11
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You know what's remarkable? That England looks in no way like Southern California.
Austin Powers in Austin Powers - The Spy Who Shagged Me
It's the edge of the world
And all of Western civilization
The sun may rise in the east
At least it's settled in a final location
It's understood that Hollywood sells Californication
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I drank when I was pregnant with you, you turned out fine. There's everybody saying 'don't drink, don't smoke'. I swear - Texas is turning into California.
In California, they don't throw their garbage away - they make it into TV shows.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to California - and that's pretty much the same thing.
When the Oakies left Oklahoma and moved to California, it raised the I.Q. of both states.
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Here in Oklahoma, there's not a whole lot to do. So, a lot of your focus and attention is on basketball, which is a blessing in disguise. And this is where I wanted to end up, so I'm very happy I'm here.
Josh Giddey - February 2022
Sheldon: "Texas, Oklahoma... what's the difference?"
Meemaw: "Hey, now, I think you might want to crack open your psychology textbook 'cause that there is crazy talk."
Do you know why Oklahoma's state slogan is "Oklahoma is OK"?
Because they can't spell "mediocre".
"Why did Oklahoma raise the minimum drinking age to 25?"
"They wanted to keep alcohol out of the high schools!"
Governor is not the position to have in Oklahoma. It is the head coach of Oklahoma or Oklahoma State or Tulsa.
Something called 'the Oklahoma Standard' became known throughout the world. It means resilience in the face of adversity. It means a strength and compassion that will not be defeated.
They say money can't buy happiness, but it can buy a flight to Oklahoma - and that's pretty much the same thing.
But he was home. Hogwarts was the first and best home he had known. He and Voldemort and Snape, the abandoned boys, had all found home here.
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It's like you're homesick for a place that doesn't even exist.
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I look at you, and I... and I'm home. Please! I don't want that to go away. I don't want to forget.
Dory in Finding Nemo
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Go back to your books, your fireplace. Plant your trees, watch them grow. If more of us valued home above gold, it would be a merrier world.
Thorin Eichenschild in The Hobbit - The Battle of the Five Armies
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It's a funny thing about comin' home. Looks the same, smells the same, feels the same. You'll realize what's changed is you.
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Perfection is impossible. In the 1,526 singles matches I played in my career, I won almost 80% of those matches. But what percentage of points did I win? 54%! In other words, even top ranked tennis players win barely more than half the points they play. When you lose every second point on average, you learn not to dwell on every shot.
Roger Federer - Juni 2024
We've had a lot of away games in the Champions League this season where we've heard the fans. When I think of the game in Newcastle, where you can hear our fans the whole time, even though it was said beforehand that Newcastle is the loudest stadium in England – that's really saying something. We are looking forward to our fans, they will deliver again in Paris.

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