Nathaniel Branden Quotes
The first step toward change is awareness. The second step is acceptance.
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I never identified with anybody. I have always been very sensitive about my color, because everybody called me 'yellow gal.' I was caught in between both sides - nobody wanted me. I love that my audience is there, but I always feel as though I have to fend for myself.
Christmas is a season for kindling the fire for hospitality in the hall, the genial flame of charity in the heart.
I have a terrifying long list of fears. Literally everything - diseases, spiders... and people getting tired of me.
When I was a child, I was one of the kids who wore black all the time, and when the kids asked me why I wore black, I said things like, 'I'm mourning the death of modern society.' I mean, I was a riot.
How can the cost of education be the cost of life? It is unacceptable; it is reprehensible that we have allowed it to fester.
Serial killers are everywhere! Well, perhaps not in our neighborhood, but on our television screens, at the movie theatres, and in rows and rows of books at our local Borders or Barnes and Noble Booksellers.
Mike Pence not only knows the Capitol. He knows the players in the House and the Senate. He knows how the committee system works. But he also knows all the governors. And so that really brings a unique talent to the picture.
There are times when I'm driving home after a day's shooting, thinking to myself, That scene would've been so much better if I had written it out.
My style of playing is more enthusiasm and instinct than skill.
Florence and the Machine
An order of government, established by such an all-wise, powerful being, must be good and perfect, and must be calculated to promote the permanent peace, happiness, and well-being of all his subjects.
For longer than I've been involved in the political process, the Republican establishment has claimed to want to provide an alternative for the black community, yet party elite refuse to show up for the game.
J. C. Watts
I love just about every aspect of the filmmaking except acting. I would never be able to do that, but the rest I really enjoy.
They are just really stupid people in Hollywood. You write them a script, and they say they love it, they absolutely love it. Then they say, 'But doesn't it need a small dog, and an Eskimo, and shouldn't it be set in New Guinea?' And you say, 'But it is a sophisticated romantic comedy set in Paris.'
P. J. O'Rourke
When I wake up every morning, I smile and say, 'Thank you.' Because out of my window I can see the mountains, then go hiking with my dog and share her bounding joy in the world.
The point is to change one's life. The point is not to give some vent to the emotions that have been destroying one; the point is so to act that one can master them now.
Shaming people into being virtuous doesn't change behaviour.
But I think it's more that when you're young, you're invincible, you're immortal - or at least you think you are. The possibilities are limitless, you're inventing the future. Then you get older and suddenly you have a history. It's fixed. You can't change anything. I find that a bit disturbing, to be honest.
Murder is about power and the more powerful women get the more it will change the good that they do and the bad that they do.