Totalitarianism is patriotism institutionalized.

Steve Allen

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Jean de la Bruyere All men's misfortunes spring from their hatred of being alone.
Betty White I enjoy being busy, I really do. Remember, I'm the stub end of the railroad. I have no family, so I'm not taking busy time away from people that I should be spending it with. So I'm just relaxing and enjoying it.
Jean-Paul Sartre When the rich wage war, it's the poor who die.
Harvey S. Firestone I believe fundamental honesty is the keystone of business.
Edward Sapir Human beings do not live in the objective world alone, nor alone in the world of social activity as ordinarily understood, but are very much at the mercy of the particular language which has become the medium of expression for their society.
Felicity Jones I'm interested in all forms of performance, yet I think it's difficult to be as equally talented in all of them as they call for such different skills. At the moment, I still feel I'm learning and want as much experience and variety as possible.
Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani I believe the main solution is to gain the trust of Europe and America and to remove their concerns over the peaceful nature of our nuclear industry and to assure them that there will never be a diversion to military use.
Stella McCartney I literally have meetings at eight o'clock in the morning, and I finish at nine o'clock at night. It sounds pathetic, but I don't even have time to go shopping.
Steven Spielberg Whether in success or in failure, I'm proud of every single movie I've ever directed.
Ogden Nash Parents were invented to make children happy by giving them something to ignore.
Elizabeth Drew Travel, instead of broadening the mind, often merely lengthens the conversation.
Walt Disney Mickey Mouse popped out of my mind onto a drawing pad 20 years ago on a train ride from Manhattan to Hollywood at a time when business fortunes of my brother Roy and myself were at lowest ebb and disaster seemed right around the corner.
Paul Hindemith There are only two things worth aiming for, good music and a clean conscience.
George McGovern I was the guy who was constantly speaking out against the Vietnam War. I have no regrets about that.
Lindsey Buckingham Some days I would be there at ten in the morning and wouldn't leave till ten at night, and the others would waltz in for a couple of hours and then leave, because I was doing that painting thing. And they were happy to see that being done.
Bob Odenkirk The alternative scene, for a couple years now, has been taken seriously and that's a cool thing. I don't think it's exploded or anything, but I think it's pretty cool that it still exists, it's still affecting people.
Carre Otis I delight in my family obligations, but they leave little time for breaks let alone quick trips across the country.
Jean Rostand It is not easy to imagine how little interested a scientist usually is in the work of any other, with the possible exception of the teacher who backs him or the student who honors him.
David Byrne It's a fundamental, social attitude that the 1% supports symphonies and operas and doesn't support Johnny learning to program hip-hop beats. When I put it like that, it sounds like, 'Well, yeah,' but you start to think, 'Why not, though?' What makes one more valuable than another?
Jennifer Granholm America is an idea. And it's the solemn responsibility of each 'temporary' president to protect and nurture that noblest of all ideas - with integrity. This man, Mitt Romney, has shown - not through his experience, but through his actions and words - that he is unqualified to carry out that responsi...

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