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Elephants In The Room Quotes By Aldis Hodge

Even though the topic [of slavery] itself is the big, screaming elephant in the room, we still get a chance to have fun and enjoy what is on the screen, and we have moments where we're actually happy. — Aldis Hodge

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Saadi

Make no friendship with an elephant keeper If you have no room to entertain an elephant — Saadi

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Bill Maher

Time magazine put Chris Christie on the cover with the caption, 'The Elephant in the Room.' And People magazine named him 'Sexiest Garbage Truck in a Suit.' — Bill Maher

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Jodi Picoult

He shrugged. 'I think grief is like a really ugly couch. It never goes away. You can decorate around it; you can slap a doily on top of it; you can push it to the corner of the room
but eventually, you learn to live with it.' Somehow, I thought, elephants had taken it a step further. They didn't grimace every time they entered the room and saw that couch. They said, 'remember how many good memories we had here?' And they sat, for just a little while, before moving elsewhere. — Jodi Picoult

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Richard Dawkins

I am trying to call attention to the elephant in the room that everybody is too polite - or too devout - to notice: religion, and specifically the devaluing effect that religion has on human life. — Richard Dawkins

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Megan Hart

Knowing what you need doesn't always mean you know how to get it, though. I'd spent a long time hiding in my cave. No matter how much I might want to come out into the light, I knew it would hurt my eyes. I was a fool. A fool, but nevertheless too smart not to know I was the architect of my own demise, that it was time to put my past behind me. It was time to stop allowing the white elephants to stand unspoken of in my living room. — Megan Hart

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Kevin Spacey

Mediocrity is the elephant in the room. — Kevin Spacey

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Margaret Cho

It's not the best between my family and me. There are so many crimes left unpunished, debts unpaid, white elephants in the middle of the room that no one will even offer a peanut to. We are in the red, emotionally speaking. — Margaret Cho

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Lynne Rae Perkins

Their secrets inadvertently sidestepped each other, unaware, like blindfolded elephants crossing the tiny room. — Lynne Rae Perkins

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Caitlin Moran

In my family, my fat family, none of us ever say the word 'fat.' 'Fat' is the word you hear shouted on the playground or in the street - it's never allowed over the threshold of the house. My mum won't have that filth in her house. At home together, we are safe ... There will be no harm to our feelings here because we never acknowledge fat exists. We never refer to our size. We are the elephants in the room. — Caitlin Moran

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Aziz Ansari

I'm like an elephant, ok? If I walk into a room, it's like, OK, he's in there. — Aziz Ansari

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Katherine Applegate

I'm not sure you understand. That box might be taking you to a place where there are other elephants," I say. "A place with more room, and humans who care about you." But even as I say these words, I remember with a shudder the last box I was in. "I don't want a zoo," Ruby says. "I want you and Bob and Julia. This is my home." "No, Ruby," I say. "This is your prison. — Katherine Applegate

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Donald Johanson

If you were to go to the National Museum in Addis Ababa, you would walk into a huge room filled with literally tens of tons of fossils, and most of them would be elephants and rhinos and hippopotamus and monkeys and giraffes and antelopes and so on. Hominids are very rare in the landscape, and it's very rare to find them. — Donald Johanson

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Nicholas Meyer

I think that the reason that people are so up in arms about movies that have historical inaccuracies is because now that we've trashed our education institutions beyond repair, people fear that the only people are getting their histories is through the movies, so the elephant in the room is that no one wants to talk about why we're so passionately obsessed with accuracy. — Nicholas Meyer

Elephants In The Room Quotes By Dinesh D'Souza

Life after death is the elephant in the living room, the one that we are not supposed to notice. — Dinesh D'Souza