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That sense of what happened in Europe in World War II has shaped a lot of my views.

As a historian what I trust is my ability to take a mass of information and tell a story shaped around it.

The Social Security trust fund is in pretty good shape today and we should not embark upon risky dangerous schemes which will in fact undermine Social Security such as privatization.

Traveling you realize that differences are lost: each city takes to resembling all cities places exchange their form order distances a shapeless dust cloud invades the continents.

A round man cannot be expected to fit in a square hole right away. He must have time to modify his shape.

I think that's the phenomenon of our time is that a lot of women keep themselves in good shape but that there's not a lot of accommodation or people out there to connect with and the technology.

A father is a person who's around participating in a child's life. He's a teacher who helps to guide and shape and mold that young person someone for that young person to talk to to share with their ups and their downs their fears and their concerns.

Grief changes shape but it never ends.

Nearly all monster stories depend for their success on Jack killing the Giant Beowulf or St. George slaying the Dragon Harry Potter triumphing over the basilisk. That is their inner grammar and the whole shape of the story leads towards it.

I like form and shape and strength in pictures.

Vision is perhaps our greatest strength... it has kept us alive to the power and continuity of thought through the centuries it makes us peer into the future and lends shape to the unknown.

You're scrutinized all through your life - you're scrutinized by your family by yourself by society and your friends in a certain way shape or form.

To recover a spiritual tradition in which creation and the study of creation matters would be to inaugurate new possibilities between spirituality and science that would shape the paradigms for culture its institution and its people.

'Eyes Wide Open' took shape from two real life events straight from my own past. One was the sad suicide of my young nephew a troubled kid who was found at the bottom of a landmark cliff in central California. The second was a chance encounter forty years ago with none other than ahem Charles Manson!

If you don't know about pain and trouble you're in sad shape. They make you appreciate life.

It more or less has the shape of a love song but 'Crescent Moon' reflects more my longing for an ancient romantic context that includes wild animals fire danger of death stellar navigation and seasonal intuition.

I have nothing but respect for the Lakers. So many of their legends shaped who I am as a person and player.

Supreme serenity still remains the Ideal of great Art. The shapes and transitory forms of life are but stages toward this Ideal which Christ's religion illuminates with His divine light.

Most religions live from a narrative that shapes their relationship with the divine other God or the gods and with the human other the stranger.

I record all of my music with authentic instruments in a studio before we start editing doing many many versions. The music shapes the film as we edit so it has an organic relationship to the content.

Yeah we pretty much had a form and a shape by that time - a style - and I think one of the advantages of not having any relationship to any other puppeteer was that it gave me a reason to put those together myself for the needs of television.

Shapes that contain no inner components of positive/negative relationships will function better with other shapes of the same nature.

Beware the politically obsessed. They are often bright and interesting but they have something missing in their natures there is a hole an empty place and they use politics to fill it up. It leaves them somehow misshapen.

I think we will always have the impulse towards visual poetry with us and I wouldn't agree with Bly that it's a bad thing. It depends on the ability of the individual poet to do it well and to make a shape which is interesting enough to hold your attention.