Ellen Langer Quotes
Once you've seen there is another perspective, you can never not see that there's another point of view.
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The characters are always the focal point of a book for me, whether I'm writing or reading. I may enjoy a book that has an intriguing mystery or a good plot, but to become one of my real favorites, it has to have great characters.
If I'm elected president, we will repeal every word of Obamacare.
I have been learning English on the road since I started when I was 15, so it is a slow process but making some progress. Now I think I am much more comfortable with my English. However, it is difficult, still, when I speak about something that is not tennis.
I dread naming pieces of music because being instrumental, most of the time the songs that I write are instrumental, I want the listener to make up their own story as to what it is and get the emotion pure without using logic.
Anytime I switch to another instrument, I immediately turn it into another kind of drum so that I can understand it better.
I have heard Obama officials say more than once, 'You will have blood on your hands if you publish this story.'
Alexander, were you looking for me?
Every single thing in the world that was made by anyone started with an idea. So to catch one that is powerful enough to fall in love with, it is one of the most beautiful experiences. It's like being jolted with electricity and knowledge at the same time.
I would never do crack. I would never do a drug named after a part of my own ass, okay?
Seeking of the truth should be not only part of the Justice Department and part of our judicial system, but also should be... a goal of reporters today.
In college, when I was kind of confronted with facts and figures about inequality in America, a big impulse I had was to go hang out with homeless people around my university and hear them out and understand their situation from their perspective.
For African-American people, I am in the business of inventing a reality that gives a different perspective - on history, on crime, on art, on love.
John Edgar Wideman