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Emily Mortimer My dad had this philosophy that if you tell children they're beautiful and wonderful then they believe it, and they will be. So I never thought I was unattractive. But I was never one of the girls at school who had lots of boyfriends.
Isabel Allende I was born in ancient times, at the end of the world, in a patriarchal Catholic and conservative family. No wonder that by age five I was a raging feminist - although the term had not reached Chile yet, so nobody knew what the heck was wrong with me.
Elizabeth Stuart Phelps Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds.
Albert Einstein The unleashed power of the atom has changed everything save our modes of thinking and we thus drift toward unparalleled catastrophe.
Carlos Ghosn When you're CEO, you have to have two conditions: first, shareholders need to trust you and want you to head your company. The second is that you need to feel the motivation to do the job. So, as long as both are reunited, you continue to do the job.
Billy Corgan In my particular instance, I came from a family that didn't have anything. Everything I earned in life I made. Myself. With songs that I wrote.
Matthew Barney A lot of these angles are really about trying to mimic broadcast sports angles in order to anchor the scene, to sort of normalize it before it becomes abstracted.
Lynda Barry Humor is such a wonderful thing, helping you realize what a fool you are but how beautiful that is at the same time.
Earl Warren To separate children from others of similar age and qualifications solely because of their race generates a feeling of inferiority as to their status in the community that may affect their hearts and minds in a way unlikely ever to be undone.
Patti Smith When I was younger, I felt it was my duty to wake people up. I thought poetry was asleep. I thought rock 'n' roll was asleep.
Thomas More Those among them that have not received our religion do not fright any from it, and use none ill that goes over to it, so that all the while I was there one man was only punished on this occasion.
Thomas A. Edison I know this world is ruled by infinite intelligence. Everything that surrounds us- everything that exists - proves that there are infinite laws behind it. There can be no denying this fact. It is mathematical in its precision.
Lena Headey I have an internal protectiveness where it's like, if it comes to just me, as frightened as I am of losing someone I love or things going sour or simply being alone, there is a dark place in my brain where I'm like, It could happen and I'm okay, I'm prepared.
Eleanor Holmes Norton On the road to equality there is no better place for blacks to detour around American values than in forgoing its example in the treatment of its women and the organization of its family.
Vernor Vinge I am suggesting that we recognize that in network and interface research there is something as profound (and potential wild) as Artificial Intelligence.
Blaise Pascal Men often take their imagination for their heart and they believe they are converted as soon as they think of being converted.
Abraham Lincoln Am I not destroying my enemies when I make friends of them?
Ed Westwick When I find someone who is worth it, I'll be nice and respect that person and put some time in.
John Philip Sousa I had found English audiences highly satisfactory. They are the best listeners in the world. Perhaps the music-lovers of some of our larger cities equal the English, but I do not believe they can be surpassed in that respect.
Arnold Schwarzenegger I welcome and seek your ideas, but do not bring me small ideas bring me big ideas to match our future.
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