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J. G. Ballard I came to live in Shepperton in 1960. I thought: the future isn't in the metropolitan areas of London. I want to go out to the new suburbs, near the film studios. This was the England I wanted to write about, because this was the new world that was emerging.
Ian Hislop My mother was a terrific force in my life. Wartime-generation woman, hadn't gone to university but should have done. Was very funny, very verbal, very clever, very witty.
Aristotle A tyrant must put on the appearance of uncommon devotion to religion. Subjects are less apprehensive of illegal treatment from a ruler whom they consider god-fearing and pious. On the other hand, they do less easily move against him, believing that he has the gods on his side.
Logan Henderson I love a girl with a sense of humor. Someone who can make me laugh and that I can get along with and talk with and who is just sweet overall, inside and out.
Moliere The greater the obstacle, the more glory in overcoming it.
Mike Johanns We asked ourselves and the world to base decisions on good science, and I really believe the United States can be the leader in delivering that message to our international trading partners.
Saskia de Brauw I think it would be a lot easier if I said, 'I feel like a dude,' but I was raised by a southern mom, so I know how to put on lipstick and walk in heels and rock that look. It's exactly that juxtaposition that confuses people.
Robert Frost The only certain freedom's in departure.
Percy Bysshe Shelley Man has no right to kill his brother. It is no excuse that he does so in uniform: he only adds the infamy of servitude to the crime of murder.
Michelle Obama And in my own life, in my own small way, I've tried to give back to this country that has given me so much. That's why I left a job at a law firm for a career in public service, working to empower young people to volunteer in their communities. Because I believe that each of us - no matter what our ...
Jeremy Bentham The said truth is that it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong.
Garry Shandling But I really like hosting, I think it's a strength of mine. It allows me to improvise, and I love the spontaneity of that, and I think I'm funny behind the desk when interviewing someone.
James McGreevey No relief was forthcoming from my then-Catholic faith, which said the practice of homosexuality was a 'mortal sin' subject to damnation.
Nicholas Hoult Other people's success spurs me on to do well and gives me motivation.
Ron Kind The one thing we can do is invest in the quality of education, especially higher education.
Jay Chiat The team architecture means setting up an organization that helps people produce that great work in teams.
John Boyd Orr Our civilization has evolved through the continuous adjustment of society to the stimulus of new knowledge.
Alex Haley In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future.
John Burroughs If we take science as our sole guide, if we accept and hold fast that alone which is verifiable, the old theology must go.
John Kasich Affirmative action has a negative effect on our society when it means counting us like so many beans and dividing us into separate piles.
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