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Hugh Grant I'm a laugh tart. I make no secret of that fact.
Vivienne Westwood Feminists wish women to seem like men. They're not men.
Sydney Smith What a pity it is that we have no amusements in England but vice and religion!
Anthony Anderson If you respect the art and you have some talent about you, I'm on your team.
Thomas Carlyle Nothing that was worthy in the past departs no truth or goodness realized by man ever dies, or can die.
Chaim Potok Every man who has shown the world the way to beauty, to true culture, has been a rebel, a 'universal' without patriotism, without home, who has found his people everywhere.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel An aphorism ought to be entirely isolated from the surrounding world like a little work of art and complete in itself like a hedgehog.
Walter Lord Someone once told me the one thread that runs through them all is a premium on personal courage - not intellectual courage, but just plain physical courage.
Philo Households, cities, countries, and nations have enjoyed great happiness when a single individual has taken heed of the Good and Beautiful. Such people not only liberate themselves they fill those they meet with a free mind.
Dar Williams In the laughing times we know that we are lucky, and in the quiet times we know that we are blessed. And we will not be alone.
Alanis Morissette As a teen, I was both anorexic and bulimic.
Matt Gonzalez A fascinating challenge facing today's environmental movement is how to best approach the reversal of past decisions that altered once-pristine environmental spaces for the sake of urgent man-made needs.
Rachel Weisz I moved to New York last year and I love it. It's a huge change and I've always wanted to spend time there. It's like a more intense London, and everything's up a few notches. The lights are brighter, the pace is faster and the food's better.
Baltasar Gracian When desire dies, fear is born.
Thomas Cochrane If the individual is to be happy in the contemporary order, he must be open-minded with respect to new values and new arrangements.
Angela Davis I think the importance of doing activist work is precisely because it allows you to give back and to consider yourself not as a single individual who may have achieved whatever but to be a part of an ongoing historical movement.
Soren Kierkegaard Old age realizes the dreams of youth: look at Dean Swift in his youth he built an asylum for the insane, in his old age he was himself an inmate.
Evan Esar America believes in education: the average professor earns more money in a year than a professional athlete earns in a whole week.
Salman Rushdie The only way of living in a free society is to feel that you have the right to say and do stuff.
Konrad Lorenz Every man gets a narrower and narrower field of knowledge in which he must be an expert in order to compete with other people. The specialist knows more and more about less and less and finally knows everything about nothing.
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