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  • Billy Eichner
    Billy Eichner
    American comedian, actor, and producer 1978-
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    A lot of people in Hollywood, and everywhere pretty much, operate on fear. No one wants to get fired, so everyone's scared to take a chance. There's money involved, and there are careers and reputations on the line.
  • Blanche Lincoln
    Blanche Lincoln
    American politician and lawyer 1960-
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    At a time when U.S. jobs are heading overseas at a record pace, and amidst increased sanctions on our manufacturers and producers from other countries, it's imperative that we do all we can to provide our businesses a climate to operate successfully.
  • L. Ron Hubbard
    L. Ron Hubbard
    American author and the founder of the Church of Scientology 1911-1986
    L. Ron Hubbard
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    Being competent means the ability to control and operate the things in the environment and the environment itself.
  • August Wilson
    August Wilson
    American playwright 1945-2005
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    Blacks have traditionally had to operate in a situation where whites have set themselves up as the custodians of the black experience.
  • Vance Havner
    Vance Havner
    American writer 1901-1986
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    Civilization today reminds me of an ape with a blowtorch playing in a room full of dynamite. It looks like the monkeys are about to operate the zoo, and the inmates are taking over the asylum.
  • Brit Hume
    Brit Hume
    American journalist and political commentator 1943-
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    Geraldo has been in Lebanon. He has done some excellent reporting out of there, and of course, we now know by virtue of the president's speech on Tuesday night that the terrorist organizations that operate in that area are now on the list.
  • Bill Hybels
    Bill Hybels
    American church figure and author 1951-
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    I can write about prayer, you can read about prayer...but sooner or later you have to fall to your knees and just plain pray. Then, and only then, will you begin to operate in the vein of God's miracle-working ways.
    Source: Too Busy Not to Pray
  • Buckminster Fuller
    Buckminster Fuller
    American architect, systems theorist, author, designer, and inventor 1895-1983
    Buckminster Fuller
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    I do know that technologically humanity now has the opportunity, for the first time in its history, to operate our planet in such a manner as to support and accommodate all humanity at a substantially more advanced standard of living than any humans have ever experienced.
    Source: Grunch of Giants (1983)
  • Claude Lévi-Strauss
    Claude Lévi-Strauss
    French antropologist 1908-2009
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    I therefore claim to show, not how men think in myths, but how myths operate in men's minds without their being aware of the fact.
  • Paul Beatty
    Paul Beatty
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    If all the world's a stage, I want to operate the trap door.
  • Les Brown
    Les Brown
    American motivational speaker, author and radio DJ 1945-
    Les Brown
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    If you view all the things that happen to you, both good and bad, as opportunities, then you operate out of a higher level of consciousness.
  • Baba Kalyani
    Baba Kalyani
    Indian businessman 1949-
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    In the U.S., we didn't have scale, and without scale, it's difficult to operate.
  • Henry Kissinger
    Henry Kissinger
    American politician 1923-
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    It is, after all, the responsibility of the expert to operate the familiar and that of the leader to transcend it.
  • George Washington
    George Washington
    First president of the US 1732-1799
    George Washington
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    Lenience will operate with greater force, in some instances than rigor. It is therefore my first wish to have all of my conduct distinguished by it.
  • Barbara Deming
    Barbara Deming
    American feminist and advocate
    Barbara Deming
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    Make it impossible for [the authority] to operate within the system as usual... making it impossible for him simply to strike back without thought and with all his strength.
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