No matter that patriotism is too often the refuge of scoundrels. Dissent, rebellion, and all-around hell-raising remain the true duty of patriots.
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Zach Braff I went to film school and wanted to learn everything there was about making movies.
Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. If we are to survive, we must have ideas, vision, and courage. These things are rarely produced by committees. Everything that matters in our intellectual and moral life begins with an individual confronting his own mind and conscience in a room by himself.
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Luke Ford At the time I perceived most religious men, particularly the pastors with all their talk about love, faith and relationship, as effeminate.
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Rick Warren I believe in the separation of church and state, but I do not believe in the separation of politics from religion.
Ian Hamilton Finlay The same sort of thing happened in my dispute with the National Trust book: Follies: A National Trust Guide, which implied that the only pleasure you can get from Folly architecture is by calling the architect mad, and by laughing at the architecture.
Brian Eno I would like to see a future where artists think that they have a right to contemplate things like global warming.
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