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  • Bret Easton Ellis
    Bret Easton Ellis
    American author, screenwriter, short-story writer, and director 1964-
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    Completely committed to adapting 'Fifty Shades of Grey'. This is not a joke. Christian Grey and Ana: potentially great cinematic characters.
  • Anna Julia Cooper
    Anna Julia Cooper
    American author, activist and sociologist 1858-1964
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    Each is under the most sacred obligation not to squander the material committed to him, not to sap his strength in folly and vice, and to see at the least that he delivers a product worthy the labor and cost which have been expended on him.
  • Ralph Waldo Emerson
    Ralph Waldo Emerson
    American poet and philosopher 1803-1882
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    Fate is nothing but the deeds committed in a prior state of existence.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Freedom is a timeless value. The United Nations Charter calls for encouraging respect for fundamental freedoms. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights mentions freedom more than twenty times. All countries have committed to protecting individual freedoms on paper - but in practice, too many break their pledge.
  • Ban Ki-moon
    Ban Ki-moon
    South Korean politician and diplomat 1944-
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    Gender equality and women's empowerment have been a top priority for me from day one as Secretary-General. And I am committed to making sure that the U.N. leads by example.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    God is committed to developing a people who will reflect his character in this world, and his character always expresses concern and compassion for the afflicted.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Betty Williams
    Betty Williams
    Irish activist 1943-2020
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    Governments do not have the answers - indeed, quite the reversal. A lot of times, they not only do not have the answers, but they themselves are the problem. If we are committed to helping our world's children, then we must begin to create solutions from the bottom up.
  • Anthony Powell
    Anthony Powell
    English novelist 1905-2000
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    Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.
  • Seneca
    Seneca
    Roman philosopher, statesman and playwright 5 BC - 65 A.D.
    Seneca
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    He has committed the crime who profits by it.
  • Susan Sontag
    Susan Sontag
    American writer, filmmaker, teacher, and political activist 1933-2004
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    I do not think white America is committed to granting equality to the American Negro... this is a passionately racist country; it will continue to be so in the foreseeable future.
  • Andrew Young
    Andrew Young
    Amercan activisit and minister 1932-
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    I have committed my life to helping the poor, and I believe that if more companies followed Wal-Mart's lead in providing opportunity and savings to those who need it most, more Americans battling poverty would realize the American dream.
  • Augusto Pinochet
    Augusto Pinochet
    Chilean general, politician and dictator 1915-2006
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    I regret and suffer those losses, but it's God's will. He will pardon me if I committed excesses, but I don't think I did.
  • Assata Shakur
    Assata Shakur
    American activist and former member of the Black Liberation Army (BLA) 1947-
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    I think that the movement against the World Bank, against the globalization process that is happening, is very positive. We need a globalization, a globalization of people who are committed to social justice, to economic justice. We need a globalization of people who are committed to saving this earth, to making sure that the water is drinkable, that the air is breathable.
  • I trust that a graduate student some day will write a doctoral essay on the influence of the Munich analogy on the subsequent history of the twentieth century. Perhaps in the end he will conclude that the multitude of errors committed in the name of ''Munich'' may exceed the original error of 1938.
  • Jimmy Carter
    Jimmy Carter
    American statesman, 39e President 1924-
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    I've looked on a lot of women with lust. I've committed adultery in my heart many times.
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