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  • Bryan Adams
    Bryan Adams
    Canadian singer, songwriter, record producer and guitarist 1959-
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    I never took a grant or borrowed a penny from anybody. It was partially because I didn't really know how to do that, but secondly, my pride would never have allowed me to.
  • James Joyce
    James Joyce
    Irish writer 1882-1941
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    I think a child should be allowed to take his father's or mother's name at will on coming of age. Paternity is a legal fiction.
  • I think what's exciting about playing a villain - particularly a villain who's totally unapologetic about their evil intentions - is that it's not anything remotely like what you get to do in real life. You're never allowed to be evil and not feel bad about it afterwards, let alone be evil, period.
  • Ben Foster
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    I'm not going to beat this life. It's gonna get me in the end. So accepting that is a real freedom and finding a joy in working that I haven't allowed myself before.
  • Herodotus
    Herodotus
    Greek historian 484-425 BC
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    If a man insisted always on being serious, and never allowed himself a bit of fun and relaxation, he would go mad or become unstable without knowing it.
  • Mary Daly
    Mary Daly
    American radical feminist philosopher, academic, and theologian 1928-2010
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    If God is male, then male is God. The divine patriarch castrates women as long as he is allowed to live on in the human imagination.
  • Martin Luther
    Martin Luther
    German preacher 1483-1546
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    If I am not allowed to laugh in heaven, I don't want to go there.
  • If I'm with a man, is that going to prevent me from achieving my goal? What sacrifices will I have to make in terms of being myself, if I'm with a man? Something that young women find out really quickly is that when you start dating, all of a sudden you're supposed to have a role. You're not allowed to just be yourself.
  • Aaron Eckhart
    Aaron Eckhart
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    If it helps me in the way that if this movie is successful, I get to make more films, great, and the more films that I make and the more interest that I'm allowed to cover, the better for me and the better, hopefully, for the people who like to watch me.
  • Barack Obama
    Barack Obama
    American politician 1961-
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    If you were successful, somebody along the line gave you some help... Somebody helped to create this unbelievable American system that we have that allowed you to thrive. Somebody invested in roads and bridges. If you've got a business - you didn't build that. Somebody else made that happen.
  • Barry Ritholtz
    Barry Ritholtz
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    In New York, the former lack of real competition allowed taxis to extract excessive charges, regardless of the poor service.
  • Ben Marcus
    Ben Marcus
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    It amazes me that parents are allowed to raise kids. There's so much power and often very little accountability.
  • It defies common sense that stores are fined for selling toy guns to children, but someone who isn't even allowed to board an airplane in this country can purchase as many real guns he wants with no questions asked.
  • It is only when all our Christian ancestors are allowed to become our contemporaries that the real splendor of the Christian faith and the Christian life begins to dawn upon us.
  • Alice Miller
    Alice Miller
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    It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim. Yet it should be very obvious that someone who was allowed to feel free and strong from childhood does not have the need to humiliate another person.