Quotes: being

Quotes 61 till 75 of 1856.

  • Eileen Caddy
    Eileen Caddy
    Scottisch spiritual teacher 1917-2006
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    A human being is a single being. Unique and unrepeatable.
  • Barbra Streisand
    Barbra Streisand
    American singer, songwriter, actress, and filmmaker 1942-
    Barbra Streisand
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    A human being is only interesting if he's in contact with himself. I learned you have to trust yourself, be what you are, and do what you ought to do the way you should do it. You have got to discover you, what you do, and trust it.
  • Bill Kurtis
    Bill Kurtis
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    A journalist enjoys a privileged position. In exchange for not being able to participate in the rough-and-tumble issues of a community, we are given license to observe it all, based on the understanding that we'll tell everyone what happens fairly and squarely. That's harder than it sounds.
  • Charles Dickens
    Charles Dickens
    English writer 1812-1870
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    A lady of what is commonly called an uncertain temper - a phrase which being interpreted signifies a temper tolerably certain to make everybody more or less uncomfortable.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    A large part of the popularity and persuasiveness of psychology comes from its being a sublimated spiritualism: a secular, ostensibly scientific way of affirming the primacy of ''spirit'' over matter.
  • A large part of the problem, is that young people are being born into the world and growing up without much hope. And so, they become murderers, they become suicide bombers.
  • Anderson Cooper
    Anderson Cooper
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    A lot of compelling stories in the world aren't being told, and the fact that people don't know about them compounds the suffering.
  • Ben Simmons
    Ben Simmons
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    A lot of guys go into the NBA not being able to shoot the ball well, but then they become great shooters.
  • Cate Blanchett
    Cate Blanchett
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    A lot of people are frightened by old age - by being around people who are, basically, on their way out - but I'm fascinated by it. It's an amazing thing to be around someone who has had a life well lived.
  • Billy Ray Cyrus
    Billy Ray Cyrus
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    A lot of people think Christianity is about always being perfect. It's actually the opposite of that. It's realizing that we're all humans, and that's why God sent his Son to this earth - to save people.
  • Bill Hader
    Bill Hader
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    A lot of times I think people, when they're doing a movie that's a family movie, they're worried about this being too esoteric or too dark or too weird.
  • Bill Viola
    Bill Viola
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    A lot of what making art is, is just being open, and empty. And putting yourself in the right place for things to, literally, come together.
  • Anita Brookner
    Anita Brookner
    British Writer 1938-
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    A man can go from being a lover to being a stranger in three moves flat but a woman under the guise of friendship will engage in acts of duplicity which come to light very much later. There are different species of self-justification.
  • James Allen
    James Allen
    British philosophical writer 1864-1912
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    A man is not rightly conditioned until he is a happy, healthy, and prosperous being; and happiness, health, and prosperity are the result of a harmonious adjustment of the inner with the outer of the man with his surroundings.
  • A man is two people, himself and his cock. A man always takes his friend to the party. Of the two, the friend is the nicer, being more able to show his feelings.