We won't have a society if we destroy the environment.
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Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world indeed, it's the only thing that ever has.
Sister is probably the most competitive relationship within the family, but once the sisters are grown, it becomes the strongest relationship.
Anthropology demands the open-mindedness with which one must look and listen, record in astonishment and wonder that which one would not have been able to guess.
Women want mediocre men, and men are working to be as mediocre as possible.
A city is a place where there is no need to wait for next week to get the answer to a question, to taste the food of any country, to find new voices to listen to and familiar ones to listen to again.
It is an open question whether any behavior based on fear of eternal punishment can be regarded as ethical or should be regarded as merely cowardly.
For the very first time the young are seeing history being made before it is censored by their elders.
Instead of being presented with stereotypes by age, sex, color, class, or religion, children must have the opportunity to learn that within each range, some people are loathsome and some are delightful.
Many societies have educated their male children on the simple device of teaching them not to be women.
I learned the value of hard work by working hard.
In this business it takes time to be really good - and by that time, you're obsolete.
The experience of God, or in any case the possibility of experiencing God, is innate.
I was raised in an atmosphere of 'everything's fine.' But as I got older, I was like, 'Well no, everything's not fine. There is stuff that's sad.' I am a really sensitive person. I think I am too sensitive sometimes.
Madonna remains the most visible performer on the planet, as well as one of the wealthiest, but would anyone seriously say that artistic self-development is her primary motivating principle? She is too busy with Kabbalah, fashion merchandising, adoption melodramas, the gym, and ill-starred horseback riding to study art.
I had used eclectic therapy and behavior therapy on myself at the age of 19 to get over my fear of public speaking and of approaching young women in public.
A great mind becomes a great fortune.
Air travel is the safest form of travel aside from walking even then, the chances of being hit by a public bus at 30,000 feet are remarkably slim. I also have no problem with confined spaces. Or heights. What I am afraid of is speed.
I refuse to join any club that would have me as a member.
I believe that imagination is stronger than knowledge. That myth is more potent than history. That dreams are more powerful than facts. That hope always triumphs over experience. That laughter is the only cure for grief. And I believe that love is stronger than death.
An idea is salvation by imagination.