Patriotism is usually stronger than class hatred, and always stronger than internationalism.
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Vin Diesel The video game culture was an important thing to keep alive in the film because we're in a new era right now. The idea that kids can play video games like Grand Theft Auto or any video game is amazing. The video games are one step before a whole other virtual universe.
Kris Allen My dad was a musician. He was a singer and he played the guitar, so music was always around.
Amy Winehouse My justification is that most people my age spend a lot of time thinking about what they're going to do for the next five or ten years. The time they spend thinking about their life, I just spend drinking.
J. J. Abrams When I was a little kid - and even still - I loved magic tricks. When I saw how movies got made - at least had a glimpse when I went on the Universal Studios tour with my grandfather, I remember feeling like this was another means by which I could do magic.
Carl Sagan If you wish to make an apple pie from scratch, you must first invent the universe.
Anne Lamott I woke up full of hate and fear the day before the most recent peace march in San Francisco. This was disappointing: I'd hoped to wake up feeling somewhere between Virginia Woolf and Wavy Gravy.
Leon Trotsky The historic ascent of humanity, taken as a whole, may be summarized as a succession of victories of consciousness over blind forces - in nature, in society, in man himself.
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Thomas Merton Be good, keep your feet dry, your eyes open, your heart at peace and your soul in the joy of Christ.
Iggy Pop I was who I was in high school in accordance with the rules of conduct for a normal person, like obeying your mom and dad. Then I got out of high school and moved out of the house, and I just started, for lack of a better term, running free.
David Simon A little anger is a good thing if it isn't on your own behalf, if it's for others deserving of your anger, your empathy.
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