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There are men - now in power in this country - who do not respect dissent, who cannot cope with turmoil, and who believe that the people of America are ready to support repression as long as it is done with a quiet voice and a business suit.


John Lindsay


#believe #business #cannot #cope #country

With big, emotional roles it's very easy, especially if you've grown up in the American school of acting, to exploit your own pain. You have to be careful about that, because 9 times out of 10, your pain is not appropriate to the character.


Laura Linney


#acting #american #appropriate #be careful #because

We are the only school in America, drama school in America that trains actors, writers and directors side by side for three years in a master's degree program, and we want them - to expose them to everything.


James Lipton


#degree #directors #drama #drama school #everything

Imagine filling a college with the first 1,000 students to get perfect SATs. Whatever the racial composition of that class would be, the notion seems absurd because we know that college in America is supposed to be about creating citizens and leaders in a diverse nation.


Eric Liu


#absurd #america #because #citizens #class

America is exceptional: but because it yields the likes of Obama, not the likes of Bush.


Eric Liu


#because #bush #exceptional #likes #obama

Have you ever watched someone become American? Last week, at a national citizenship conference I organize, thirty immigrants from 17 countries swore an oath and became citizens of the United States. It was a stirring experience for the hundreds of people in the room.


Eric Liu


#became #become #citizens #citizenship #conference

There have been, in recent years, many Asian American pioneers in the public eye who've defied the condescendingly complimentary 'model minority' stereotype: actors like Lucy Liu, artists like Maya Lin, moguls like Zappos CEO Tony Hsieh. They are known, often admired.


Eric Liu


#american #artists #asian #asian american #been

You want to defend citizenship? Don't persecute or isolate those without papers. Just live like a citizen. That'd be a first-class way to be American.


Eric Liu


#citizen #citizenship #defend #first-class #isolate

China is a country, still, of great contrast. While hundreds of millions of people are part of the middle class and yearn for things made in America - American brands, movies, music - there are other hundreds of millions of people throughout China who are living on the equivalent of one U.S. dollar a day.


Gary Locke


#american #brands #china #class #contrast

I would rather have a nod from an American, than a snuff- box from an emperor.


George Byron


#box #emperor #i #nod #rather






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