In 'The King's Speech,' patriotism is utterly contained within a historical moment, the third of September,1939, where the aggressor is clear, the fight is clear, it hasn't become complicated over time.

Tom Hooper

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Alan Shepard The pilot looked at his cues of attitude and speed and orientation and so on and responded as he would from the same cues in an airplane, but there was no way it flew the same. The simulators had showed us that.
Jessica Savitch In every interview I have ever read or seen or taken part in, the final question in our future-oriented society is always, What next?
Martin Luther King, Jr. The ultimate tragedy is not the oppression and cruelty by the bad people but the silence over that by the good people.
Herbert Hoover All men are equal before fish.
Dave Barry I have been a gigantic Rolling Stones fan since approximately the Spanish-American War.
Mary Kay Blakely Our humor turns our anger into a fine art.
Oscar Levant Schizophrenia beats dining alone.
Eliot Spitzer Technology is neutral: It convicts and finds innocents. We must make it a regularized part of the system, giving defendants access to DNA testing and evidence whenever it might be relevant.
Bo Bennett Without initiative, leaders are simply workers in leadership positions.
Yann Martel Reality is how we interpret it. Imagination and volition play a part in that interpretation. Which means that all reality is to some extent a fiction.
Hamlin Garland I remember a hundred lovely lakes, and recall the fragrant breath of pine and fir and cedar and poplar trees. The trail has strung upon it, as upon a thread of silk, opalescent dawns and saffron sunsets.
Cornelia Otis Skinner To cement a new friendship, especially between foreigners or persons of a different social world, a spark with which both were secretly charged must fly from person to person, and cut across the accidents of place and time.
Frances O’Grady When I look at my daughter, who's 24, she is much more confident than I ever was and her expectations are higher. But I worry that there is a backlash brewing against progress on equality.
Franz Liszt It is impossible to imagine a more complete fusion with nature than that of the Gypsy.
Bo Bennett One's work usually occupies more than half of one's waking life. Choosing work that does not bring happiness will lead to a life that is mostly disappointing.
Timothy Griffin Many of us believe that we need health care reform. That being said - Americans felt like they weren't being listened to. There were a lot of people across the political spectrum who said we don't want a one-size-fits-all healthcare plan.
Robert E. Lee This war is not about slavery.
Peter Singer We need to recognise that what really matters isn't buying more and more consumer goods, but family, friends, and knowing that we are doing something worthwhile with our lives. Helping to reduce the appalling consequences of world poverty should be part of that reassessment.
Pierre Laval But the same intelligence compels Germany to practise the same policy.
Sydney Brenner I set up a laboratory in the Department of Physiology in the Medical School in South Africa and begin to try to find a bacteriophage system which we might use to solve the genetic code.

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