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A nation is formed by the willingness of each of us to share in the responsibility for upholding the common good.


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If the society today allows wrongs to go unchallenged, the impression is created that those wrongs have the approval of the majority.

If the society today allows wrongs to go unchallenged, the impression is created that those wrongs have the approval of the majority.



We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves.

We, as human beings, must be willing to accept people who are different from ourselves.



Just remember the world is not a playground but a schoolroom. Life is not a holiday but an education. One eternal lesson for us all: to teach us how better we should love.

Just remember the world is not a playground but a schoolroom. Life is not a holiday but an education. One eternal lesson for us all: to teach us how better we should love.



Today, I am an inquisitor. I shall not sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminution, the subversion, the destruction of the Constitution.

Today, I am an inquisitor. I shall not sit here and be an idle spectator to the diminution, the subversion, the destruction of the Constitution.



Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.

Education remains the key to both economic and political empowerment.



Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.

Do not call for black power or green power. Call for brain power.



Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.

Think what a better world it would be if we all, the whole world, had cookies and milk about three o'clock every afternoon and then lay down on our blankets for a nap.



What the people want is very simple - they want an America as good as its promise.

What the people want is very simple - they want an America as good as its promise.



It is a privilege to serve people, a privilege that must be earned, and once earned, there is an obligation to do something good with it.

It is a privilege to serve people, a privilege that must be earned, and once earned, there is an obligation to do something good with it.



I believe that women have a capacity for understanding and compassion which a man structurally does not have, does not have it because he cannot have it. He's just incapable of it.

I believe that women have a capacity for understanding and compassion which a man structurally does not have, does not have it because he cannot have it. He's just incapable of it.





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Because materialists cannot understand Krsna spiritually, they are advised to concentrate the mind on physical things and try to see how Krsna is manifested by physical representations.



I was behaving, just like I promised, but fate intervened.

I was behaving, just like I promised, but fate intervened.



A state, a community, caring first for all its children, providing amply for their spiritual as for their temporal well-being, has organized the primitive Eden.

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I don't want to jump the gun, [but] I will tell you, though, that my goal is to have the best possible government.

I don't want to jump the gun, [but] I will tell you, though, that my goal is to have the best possible government.



A thriller must be thrilling. A mystery may or may not be a thriller depending on how much breathless emotion it has, as opposed to cerebral calculation.

A thriller must be thrilling. A mystery may or may not be a thriller depending on how much breathless emotion it has, as opposed to cerebral calculation.



I'm a heart-on-the-sleeves kind of person.

I'm a heart-on-the-sleeves kind of person.



How do you write for children? I really have never figured that out. So I decided to just ignore it

How do you write for children? I really have never figured that out. So I decided to just ignore it



Me? I slept like the dead, which I hoped wasn’t a sign of things to come.

Me? I slept like the dead, which I hoped wasn’t a sign of things to come.



Some songs can wait for years, and then - boom! and explode like a bomb.

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Before I became famous I used to think there's no smoke without fire. But believe me, there can be a fire without smoke.

Before I became famous I used to think there's no smoke without fire. But believe me, there can be a fire without smoke.




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