Quotes by straight-shooter

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  • Bruce Davison
    Bruce Davison
    American actor and director 1946-
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    It was quite a ride and very conflicting for me, too - to be nominated for an Oscar, to be straight and healthy, and to be getting all these accolades while these people around me were suffering and dying from AIDS.
  • Carol Lynley
    Carol Lynley
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    It was strange being an adolescent fantasy for other people. I was so cut off from the real world. I went straight into the movies as a teenybopper, and had a very protracted adolescence myself. I was divorced when I was 20, but I was an adolescent until I was 26. Then I was in Europe, living with this fellow and he kind of helped me out. Told me some things about myself.
    Source: Interview by Roger Ebert, December 4, 1972
  • Aaron Spelling
    Aaron Spelling
    American film and television 1923-2006
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    It's been a straight strip, I must tell you, I've enjoyed it all the way. If I'm saying things to make it sound like it's hard, hard work, it's not. It's beautiful work. It's fun work. It's everything you'd ever want to do
  • Brande Roderick
    Brande Roderick
    American model and actress 1974-
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    It's important not to lose sight of the fact people of all sorts are still putting themselves at risk. It happens to straight and gay, single and married. I have never been comfortable thinking of AIDS as something that 'other people' get.
  • Binyavanga Wainaina
    Binyavanga Wainaina
    Kenyan author and journalist 1971-2019
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    It's like I was always not quite sure even how to move in space somehow; I would watch people and then copy them. I found it really hard to walk straight. My brother was always on at me for walking off the pavement. I guess I always expected people to bring me back into line.
  • Bonnie Hunt
    Bonnie Hunt
    American actress, comedian, director and producer 1961-
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    It's not that I don't take TV seriously. I take it very seriously. But I've got my priorities straight. Call it my extra gift. Without it, I would be devastated every day in Hollywood.
  • Beth Ditto
    Beth Ditto
    American singer-songwriter and actress 1981-
    Beth Ditto
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    Just like my straight friends, I am repeatedly asked when I plan to have kids, and have been told many times, by various branches of my bloodline, that 'even lesbians can have babies these days.'
  • Pat Barker
    Pat Barker
    British writer 1943-
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    Looking straight at the world is part of your duty as a writer.
  • Friedrich Nietzsche
    Friedrich Nietzsche
    German poet and philosopher 1844-1900
    Friedrich Nietzsche
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    Mathematics would certainly have not come into existence if one had known from the beginning that there was in nature no exactly straight line, no actual circle, no absolute magnitude.
  • John F. Kennedy
    John F. Kennedy
    American politician 1917-1963
    John F. Kennedy
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    My brother Bob doesn't want to be in government - he promised Dad he'd go straight.
  • Billy Idol
    Billy Idol
    English musician, singer, songwriter, and actor 1955-
    Billy Idol
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    My hair used to be real long, and my parents were encouraged when I cut it. They thought I was going 'straight,' but I was just getting weirder - at least in their eyes. I was getting into the punk thing.
  • Bruce Springsteen
    Bruce Springsteen
    American singer-songwriter 1949-
    Bruce Springsteen
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    My image had always been very heterosexual, very straight. So it was a nice experience for me, a chance to clarify my own feelings about gay and lesbian civil rights.
  • Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
    French novelist, pamphleteer and physician 1894-1961
    Louis-Ferdinand Celine
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    Never believe straight off in a man's unhappiness. Ask him if he can still sleep. If the answer's ''yes,'' all's well. That is enough.
  • Ingrid Bergman
    Ingrid Bergman
    Swedish actress 1915-1982
    Ingrid Bergman
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    No form of art goes beyond ordinary consciousness as film does, straight to our emotions, deep into the twilight of the soul.
  • Russell H. Conwell
    Russell H. Conwell
    American Baptist minister, lawyer, and writer 1843-1925
    Russell H. Conwell
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    No matter what you do, do it to your utmost. I always attribute my success to always requiring myself to do my level best, if only in driving a tack in straight.
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