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So let me be clear, Collective bargaining isn't a right, it is an expensive entitlement. Once and for all, we are giving the taxpayers a voice in this debate. We put the power back in the hands of the people.
There comes a real loneliness in celebrity where you're constantly told you're part of an out group in your own society.
So, it, of course, makes one wonder how many other people there might be who are completely innocent, who have been sent by the U.S. to countries where they've been interrogated, and in some instances it seems tortured.
I loved the idea of the Nerd as Hero, which Ghost World also had.
I just believe that our most redeeming feature as a species is our capacity for love.
No one in government should ever think that the citizens they work for can't or won't scrutinize their actions.
When it comes to age, I just feel like puberty is, like, the most horrible time of anyone's life.
Your first job, as an owner and an entrepreneur, has to be to understand how the business is going to actually work.
Michael E. Gerber
I didn't want to overdo things with fashion. I wanted to mix and match the basics and classics to make it, you know, effortlessly fashionable.
I hear, 'But why do poor people make such bad decisions?' But actually, their decision-making can be far more complex than that of the better-off in many ways. They're not financially illiterate: they're constantly weighing up choices based on the reality of poverty. Somehow the international development community has resisted accepting this.
You have it or you don't... I think I have it.
Jane Austen was an extraordinary woman; to actually be able to survive as a novelist in those days - unmarried - was just unheard of.
I just know how lucky I am.
Students undergo a conversion in the third year of medical school - not pre-clinical to clinical, but pre-cynical to cynical.
When you work on these films for so long and so intensely, when you get to the end of them, suddenly there's nothing to do.
I realize that I'm black, but I like to be viewed as a person, and this is everybody's wish.
As a co-founder of the Defend Social Security Caucus in the Senate, you can count on me to continue to stand up for our seniors and fight any back door efforts to cut benefits.
Basically I write songs, and I need for there to be a home for these songs.
When I'm writing a novel or doing other serious writing work, I do it on a schedule that dictates writing either 2,000 words a day or writing until noon. After I hit whichever mark comes first, then I can give my attention to everything else I have to do.
We mostly don't get sick. Most often, bacteria are keeping us well.
I have a great fondness for the liars in my stories.
This is my simple religion. There is no need for temples; no need for complicated philosophy. Our own brain, our own heart is our temple; the philosophy is kindness.
Despite demand, the BlackBerry avoided offering generalized web browsing support.
I'm the only person in this sport, for the most part, that ain't on steroids. Now there's new rules in effect, yeah, you've got guys not on steroids now, but they used to be. They've always been on steroids.
We need to begin an all-out diplomatic offensive on Darfur in order to prepare the way for a peacekeeping force that can ensure protection for the people of Darfur.
Writers sometimes give up what is most strange and wonderful about their writing - soften their roughest edges - to accommodate themselves toward a group response.
I can understand the natural anxiety of readers when waiting for another installment of a favourite series, but I think it is much more important to get a book right than it is to have it appear on time.
When I'm very motivated, and when I have to compete, I change a little bit; I become very competitive.
I never think about losing.
I've worked on some movies that get put in the horror shelf on the video stores, but they're really structurally like mysteries, and not so dependent on the gore factor, so they really don't need to be R-rated movies.
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