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Older people shouldn't eat health food, they need all the preservatives they can get.

Robert Orben

Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It's so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan.

Uma Thurman

You can design and create, and build the most wonderful place in the world. But it takes people to make the dream a reality.

Walt Disney

The oppression of any people for opinion's sake has rarely had any other effect than to fix those opinions deeper and render them more important.

Hosea Ballou

The history of an oppressed people is hidden in the lies and the agreed myth of its conquerors.

Meridel Le Sueur

Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will. Find out just what any people will quietly submit to and you have found out the exact measure of injustice and wrong which will be imposed upon them, and these will continue till they are resisted with either words or blows, or both. The limits of tyrants are prescribed by the endurance of those whom they oppress.

Frederick Douglass

To be able to move on, one has to learn to forgive not only the person (or people) who have done one wrong but also oneself

Eugenia Tripputi

You do not lead by hitting people over the head-that's assault, not leadership.

Dwight David Eisenhower

With people of limited ability modesty is merely honesty. But with those who possess great talent it is hypocrisy.

Arthur Schopenhauer

War is not one disaster of milions of people. War is milions of disasters of one person.

Hans van Mierlo

Ninety percent of leadership is the ability to communicate something people want.

Dianne Feinstein

It may be in the cultural particularities of people in their oddities that some of the most instructive revelations of what it is to be generically human are to be found.

Clifford Geertz

If two people stare at each other for more than a few seconds, it means they are about to either make love or fight. Something similar might be said about human societies. If two nearby societies are in contact for any length of time, they will either trade or fight. The first is non-zero-sum social integration, and the second ultimately brings it.

Robert Wright

People keep asking how anthropology is different from sociology, and everybody gets nervous.

Clifford Geertz

A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves.

Lao Tzu

Television is not vulgar because people are vulgar; it is vulgar because people are similar in their prurient interests and sharply differentiated in their civilized concerns.

George Gilder

For me, photographs take their power from memory and emotion. A picture tells its own story, shaped by the mood or insights of the person you are at the time you see it. It becomes layered with the past and the present. It need not be of people you k

Unknown

Think photographs should be provocative and not tell you what you already know. It takes no great powers or magic to reproduce somebody's face in a photograph. The magic is in seeing people in new ways

Duane Michals

Mere human beings can't afford to be fanatical about anything. Not even about justice or loyalty. The fanatic for justice ends by murdering a million helpless people to clear a space for his law-courts. If we are to survive on this planet, there must be compromises.

Jameson, Storm

The more I traveled the more I realized that fear makes strangers of people who should be friends.

Shirley MacLaine

Fear defeats more people than any other one thing in the world.

Ralph Waldo Emerson

Well, for one thing, the executives in charge at Cartoon Network are cartoon fans. I mean, these are people who grew up loving animation and loving cartoons, and the only difference between them and me is they don't know how to draw.

Craig McCracken

When the Zippy movie first started being talked about very rarely would people actually say animation to me, because I would never consider it.

Bill Griffith

A good leader inspires people to have confidence in the leader, a great leader inspires people to have confidence in themselves

Groucho Marx
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