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We can't make any statements here. We can't talk about the internal politics of Paraguay. Alfredo Stroessner

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Speak slowly, Michael. He is an honourable man. Arthur Cohn

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It has nothing to do with commercial success. You cannot calculate in your head how to put the mosaic together to make a commercial film: that's out of the question. Arthur Cohn

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The dissenter is every human being at those moments of his life when he resigns momentarily from the herd and thinks for himself. Archibald MacLeish

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Maybe this world is another planet's hell. Aldous Huxley

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The biggest handicap in research is an ability to think outside the box. The handicap is being encumbered by all the conventional wisdom in a given field. Aubrey de Grey

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Miles Davis fully embraced possibilities and delved into it. He was criticized heavily from the jazz side. He was supposed to be part of a tradition, but he didn't consider himself part of a tradition. Bill Laswell

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You know why I don't like that camera? Because it prevents me from seeing you! Arthur Cohn

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I think if you look at exactly where you are, you can't really focus without looking back and forward at the same time. Bill Laswell

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I've never used ethnic music as decoration for profit. Bill Laswell

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Conventional wisdom notwithstanding, there is no reason either in football or in poetry why the two should not meet in a man's life if he has the weight and cares about the words. Archibald MacLeish

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I almost never listen to the radio. Bjarke Ingels

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We don't need to dumb down our stuff. And it's important to know how far we can push readers. Ashwin Sanghi

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The U.S. and Israel have been slaughtering the Palestinians, just slaughtering them, for years. Robbing them and slaughtering them. Bobby Fischer

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Records are just moments of achievement. They're like receipts for work done. Time goes on and people keep playing music. Bill Laswell

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Music shouldn't be based around money or politics. Music should be a bunch of people that really do great songs together doing them together for the pursuit of having a good time. Jerry Only

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While acting in 'W,' my worries about the way I act settled down. I also discovered another side of myself. It was a turning point. Lee Jong-suk

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Racism springs from ignorance. Mario Balotelli

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In all the music that deals with experimental repetition, drum and bass, dub, various kinds of house music, there's always been a quality of atmosphere and ambience. Bill Laswell

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Nothing was a style first. Everything started as an idea. A guy did something with an idea. Someone copied him. Some copied all of them and it became trendy and then it became a style. Bill Laswell

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If you listen to really deep ambient records that don't move too much, very still records, long after those records are finished, you might find yourself listening for hours to the sound of the room. Bill Laswell

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I put projects together. I put people together. Bill Laswell

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Nobody is as powerful as we make them out to be. Alice Walker

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There are only those certain people where things click - at least for me. Glenn Frey

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Steve Martin is one of the most intelligent, well-read human beings that I've ever come across. He is equally as funny off screen as he is on. But he also has a very intellectual side, and he's a really nice human being. We actually become good friends. Anthony LaPaglia

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Computers and electronic music are not the opposite of the warm human music. It's exactly the same. Bill Laswell

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Were you a merchant, would you settle yourself in a rich or poor neighborhood? You would not be so blind as to locate yourself among persons who would not be able to purchase your goods. So with nations with whom we trade. John Tyler

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People are afraid of things they don't understand. They don't know how to relate. It threatens their security, their existence, their career, image. Bill Laswell

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People who play conventional music are threatened by electronica and don't consider it to be as valuable as what they do. Bill Laswell

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Sound comes out of a life experience. Bill Laswell

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