It's to be a person who's able to shoot little arrows into sacred cows and knock politicians off their pedestals, to look out for hypocrisy, advocate for all sorts of things from social justice to peace.
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Julie Walters It seems that when you get to a certain age you almost give yourself permission to misbehave and say what you think. People allow it, with very old people.
John Walsh The abduction of a child is a tragedy. No one can fully understand or appreciate what a parent goes through at such a time, unless they have faced a similar tragedy. Every parent responds differently. Each parent copes with this nightmare in the best way he or she knows how.
Tallulah Bankhead I have three phobias which, could I mute them, would make my life as slick as a sonnet, but as dull as ditch water: I hate to go to bed, I hate to get up, and I hate to be alone.
Ray Comfort Faith is the first step to understanding. Either it's the Word of an infallible God, the fallible words of men, or faith in what you personally believe. You've got to have faith in something. Believe me.
Joe Biden Our future cannot depend on the government alone. The ultimate solutions lie in the attitudes and the actions of the American people.
Paul Cezanne Don't be an art critic. Paint. There lies salvation.
Kristen Wiig When you're on your deathbed, you probably aren't counting the movies you've made.
Horace Mann When a child can be brought to tears, and not from fear of punishment, but from repentance he needs no chastisement. When the tears begin to flow from the grief of their conduct you can be sure there is an angel nestling in their heart.
Ang Lee The father figure is something I love, but also suffocate from and want to work against.
Kristin Scott Thomas There's something incredibly sexy about sand and sweat and dunes photographed like women's backs.
John Stuart Mill The only purpose for which power can be rightfully exercised over any member of a civilized community, against his will, is to prevent harm to others. His own good, either physical or moral, is not sufficient warrant.
Benjamin Disraeli We are all born for love. It is the principle of existence, and its only end.
Kin Hubbard Next to a circus there ain't nothing that packs up and tears out faster than the Christmas spirit.
Alison Lohman I think everybody faces challenges in their lives. I've definitely been through it - not to the extreme that Astrid did. I try to keep some kind of identity and strength.
Buddha Just as treasures are uncovered from the earth, so virtue appears from good deeds, and wisdom appears from a pure and peaceful mind. To walk safely through the maze of human life, one needs the light of wisdom and the guidance of virtue.
Thomas A. Edison Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward!
Jean Claude Van Damme What is a movie star? It is an illusion. It was everything I ever wanted to be, but it became a kind of shell, non? It was what made me famous and got me women. But it wasn't real.
Jane D. Hull It is time to maximize and prioritize our health care dollars.
Jennie Garth I'm one of those women who likes to chat and share knowledge and pass it around.
Elbert Hubbard Optimism is a kind of heart stimulant - the digitalis of failure.
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