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Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Antoine Fuqua

It's a hard line to walk, man. Cause you know you want to make this movie, you want to make it dark and real, you want to show all this stuff but unfortunately you can't always do that. — Antoine Fuqua

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Saul Bellow

The life of every citizen is becoming a business. This, it seems to me, is one of the worst interpretations of the meaning of human life history has ever seen. Man's life is not a business. — Saul Bellow

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Robert Thurman

The Chinese people absolutely need good spiritual examples. They also could use a citizen of their own, who is free and happy, and pleased with them, and represents them in a positive way to the world. Especially now that they're becoming this mega-power, and no longer known as a puppet in the game, or strictly business people. — Robert Thurman

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Ilchi Lee

Becoming an Earth Citizen means that you are breaking out of a self-imposed idea of who you are and embracing the broader reality of who you truly are. — Ilchi Lee

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Michelle Hodkin

He shrugged. "I have a stomach thing. Don't get close."
"Well, now you've spoiled everything," I said casually, working hard to fake it. "I was planning to seduce you in the broom closet." I pointed. "Right there."
A joyless smile appeared on Jamie's lips. "We are far too screwed-up for a goddamned love
That's my Jamie. — Michelle Hodkin

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Barbara Kingsolver

If every U.S. citizen ate just one meal a week (any meal) composed of locally and organically raised meats and produce, we would reduce our country's oil consumption by over 1.1 million barrels of oil every week. That's not gallons, but barrels. Small changes in buying habits can make big differences. Becoming a less energy-dependent nation may just need to start with a good breakfast. — Barbara Kingsolver

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Grover Cleveland

As we view the achievements of aggregated capital, we discover the existence of trusts, combinations, and monopolies, while the citizen is struggling far in the rear or is trampled to death beneath an iron heel. Corporations, which should be the carefully restrained creatures of the law and the servants of the people, are fast becoming the people's masters. — Grover Cleveland

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Kate Winslet

In films I might look glamorous, but I've been in hair and make-up for two hours. — Kate Winslet

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Cornel West

You see it even in our educational systems, where the market model becomes central. It's a matter of just gaining a skill or gaining access to a job to live in some vanilla suburb, as opposed to becoming a critical citizen concerned with public interest and common good. — Cornel West

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By John Shadegg

More than one-third of Mexicans in the United States own property in Mexico, nearly 80 percent send money home and 25 percent have a spouse in Mexico. Assimilation and becoming an American citizen are not the objective for many of them. — John Shadegg

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Dharlene Marie Fahl

I put it all to rest; my mind, my body, and all those nasty, gnawing fears. With each sip of tea, I become whole, one again, with me. — Dharlene Marie Fahl

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Abraham Verghese

I'm a proud American - becoming a citizen in 1988 was one of the most profoundly moving occasions in my life; I'm a former Texan and a recent Californian. — Abraham Verghese

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By J.M. Coetzee

In becoming a citizen, one undertakes certain duties and responsibilities. One of the more intangible of those duties and responsibilities is no matter what one's birth and background, to accept the historical past of the new country as one's own. — J.M. Coetzee

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Pankaj Mishra

Once you empower people and say,' Here you are, now you get to dream the great dream of becoming a full citizen with equal rights and radical improvement in your living situation,' you are creating an illusion which will break one day. — Pankaj Mishra

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Eddie Campbell

He would still see it as his duty to shut up and get on with it, not cause any trouble. In our own time we've made a hero of the rebel, and it's more heroic to speak up. — Eddie Campbell

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Colleen Mariotti

The first step in becoming a global citizen is stripping away the preconceptions of how things should be in order to see things for what they are. — Colleen Mariotti

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Elliot Ackerman

Wars have economies. And I don't mean financial economies, although that's often part of it. Why do people continue fighting these wars? There are financial incentives. — Elliot Ackerman

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Walter Rodney

Marcus Garvey was one of the first advocates of Black Power, and is still today the greatest spokesman ever to have been produced by the movement of Black Consciousness ... He spoke to all Africans on the earth, whether they lived in Africa, South America, the West Indies or North America, and he made Blacks aware of their strength when united. — Walter Rodney

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Bangambiki Habyarimana

You think you know the truth. You no longer want to hold it from public gaze, you reveal it to simple souls who can't manage it and you lead them into unbelief, then you are left with a mob of monsters you do not know what to do with — Bangambiki Habyarimana

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Ron Paul

A citizen walking through the airport today is bombarded with 1984-style propaganda messages that are designed to make us fear some amorphous threat and also be suspicious of others. The government designs these messages to make us feel dependent and heavily lorded over in every aspect of our lives. These messages are becoming ever more pervasive, hitting us even in grocery stores when we are shopping. — Ron Paul

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Andrew Eldritch

The citizen is becoming a pawn in a game where nobody knows the rules, where everybody consequently doubts that there are rules at all, and where the vocabulary has been diminished to such an extent that nobody is even sure what the game is all about. — Andrew Eldritch

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Janeane Garofalo

So, apparently, if you are a pre-sentient mass of cells, this country will protect you and your rights to the n-th degree. If you have made the mistake of becoming an Iraqi citizen, apparently we can just drop bombs on you with impunity. — Janeane Garofalo

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By William Howard Taft

When the history of this period is written, [William Jennings] Bryan will stand out as one of the most remarkable men of his generation and one of the biggest political men of our country. — William Howard Taft

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Jason O'Mara

I became an American citizen three years ago, and if I'd been arrested, maybe that wouldn't have happened. That was a very proud moment, by the way. I still have my Irish passport, but becoming an American citizen was important in terms of my family. — Jason O'Mara

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Gudjon Bergmann

the vile political rhetoric that has been ongoing in the USA for the past few years has made me doubt my reasons for becoming a U.S. citizen a few times - but not enough to change my mind. Despite what the world may think of America, the truth is that more people want to get in than want to get out. — Gudjon Bergmann

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Jenny B. Jones

Filming wraps up next week, then I'm officially retiring my fangs."
"Girls' hearts will be shattered."
He tipped up my chin, and his steady gaze locked on mine.
"I'm only worried about one girl's heart." Oh. My — Jenny B. Jones

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Amory Lovins

The barriers that renewables and efficiency face come less from our living in a capitalist market economy and more from not taking market economics seriously. — Amory Lovins

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Caitlin Moran

Most sexism is down to men being accustomed to us being the losers. That's what the problem is. We just have bad status. Man are accustomed to us being runners-up or being disqualified entirely. For men born pre-feminism, this is what they were raised on: second-class citizen mothers; sisters who need to be married off; female schoolmates going to secretarial school, then becoming housewives. Women who disengaged. Disappeared. — Caitlin Moran

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By John Ortberg

People who are servants-humbly, honestly, and joyfully-keep getting revealed as the biggest winners. People who recognize and embrace their smallness keep getting bigger and bigger in God's eyes. It's the oddest scoring system. — John Ortberg

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Hermann Hesse

In any case, the life of a drunk is presumably livelier than that of the ordinary well-behaved citizen. And then - I read that once somewhere - the life of a hedonist is the best preparation for becoming a mystic.
People like St. Augustine are always the ones that become visionaries. — Hermann Hesse

Becoming A Citizen Quotes By Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf

This boa, the American columns, are being besieged between Basra and other towns north, west, south and west of Basra. The Americans are the people who are under siege. — Mohammed Saeed Al-Sahaf