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Paul Farmer If any country was a mine-shaft canary for the reintroduction of cholera, it was Haiti - and we knew it. And in retrospect, more should have been done to prepare for cholera... which can spread like wildfire in Haiti... This was a big rebuke to all of us working in public health and health care in H...
Vladimir Lenin Freedom in capitalist society always remains about the same as it was in ancient Greek republics: Freedom for slave owners.
Jeff Goodell Drill everything, mine everything, roll back regulations, tweak the science, expedite permits. Sound familiar? The Republicans offer up more 19th-Century solutions to our 21st-Century energy problems.
Rachel Hunter But things move in circles: one minute it's the models who are famous, then it's the actresses, then it's the designers.
Cat Stevens I became very famous, as a teenager, and my name and photo were splashed in all the media. They made me larger than life, so I wanted to live larger than life, and the only way to do that was to be intoxicated.
Jean Anouilh Beauty is one of the rare things which does not lead to doubt of God.
James Levine It has to be able to play at the maximum expression and communication in every style, and the only way you can do that is - like Verdi said - working with a file, every day, little by little, until the orchestra's collective qualities emerge.
Gary Oldman Rather like Batman, I embody the themes of the movie which are the values of family, courage and compassion and a sense of right and wrong, good and bad and justice.
Charlie Chaplin Man as an individual is a genius. But men in the mass form the headless monster, a great, brutish idiot that goes where prodded.
Stephen Jay Gould Few tragedies can be more extensive than the stunting of life, few injustices deeper than the denial of an opportunity to strive or even to hope, by a limit imposed from without, but falsely identified as lying within.
Franklin D. Roosevelt The point in history at which we stand is full of promise and danger. The world will either move forward toward unity and widely shared prosperity - or it will move apart.
John le Carre You have no idea how humiliating it was, as a boy, to suddenly have all your clothes, your toys, snatched by the bailiff. I mean we were a middle-class family, it's not as if it was happening up and down the street. It made me ashamed, I felt dirty.
William Law Death is not more certainly a separation of our souls from our bodies than the Christian life is a separation of our souls from worldly tempers, vain indulgences, and unnecessary cares.
Rip Torn If you're lucky enough to have a pretty girl love you and share herself and sleep with you, make that your secret. The best way to spoil love is by talking to too many people about it.
Elizabeth Wurtzel Age is a terrible avenger. The lessons of life give you so much to work with, but by the time you've got all this great wisdom, you don't get to be young anymore.
Carroll O’Connor Sheer flattery got me into the theater. Flattery always works with me, particularly the flattery of women.
Winston Churchill No crime is so great as daring to excel.
Mark Hyman Most schools have only a microwave or deep fryer, hardly the tools needed to feed our children real, fresh food.
Heinrich Heine Every man, either to his terror or consolation, has some sense of religion.
Mayim Bialik I've become sort of an accidental advocate for attachment parenting, which is a style of parenting that... basically, the way mammals parent and the way people have parented for pretty much all of human history except the last 200 years or so.
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