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#1. I can make you part of something great and beautiful and still portray you as the ugly thing you are - Author: Tarryn Fisher
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#2. I would just as soon listen to a gangster lecture on honesty as watch Hollywood portray the Bible. - Author: Vance Havner
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#3. It seems like there's a lot of people who just do not understand satire. They think it's weird. There's people who just don't understand you portray something or just explore a character, it means you're condoning it, saying this is the way to live. - Author: Mike Judge
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#4. Aplomb. I had managed to portray myself as a good Jew and, - Author: Jon Ronson
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#5. Whatever good I have accomplished as an actress I believe came in direct proportion to my efforts to portray black women who have made positive contributions to my heritage. - Author: Cicely Tyson
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#6. I think politics have gotten vulgar and we comedically portray that. - Author: Will Ferrell
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#7. I really love young Tom Hanks. He's just one of my favorites. He's a great, quirky every-man. I also love Zach Braff. I really love actors that are quirky and interesting, that sort of try to portray 'normal' people. - Author: Jake Epstein
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#8. It was easy for the Democrats to attack the wealthy fat cats of Wall Street, the elite, and the privileged people - to portray them as a profiteer of the system, which to some extent, they are. Not because they wanted to, but because Mr. Bernanke enabled them to be profiteers. - Author: Marc Faber
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#9. The Nature of men and women -their essential nature- is so vile and despicable that if you were to portray a person as he really is, no one would believe you. - Author: W. Somerset Maugham
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#10. I don't have an image that I'm trying to, like, portray. I'm just being me. - Author: LL Cool J
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#11. As a general rule, it is difficult for people in public life to change their minds. There is an immediate rush to portray politicians as "flip-floppers" when they shift position on anything, even if they do so following a careful consideration of an issue rather than a meeting with a pollster. - Author: Anonymous
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#12. People can portray me anyway they want because I don't give a damn ... But don't you analyze me and don't you tell me what I am until you get close enough to understand what I am. Then you can make an analysis of me. But don't you dare do it until then. - Author: Lyle Alzado
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#13. I considered several names, but Titania, a character from Shakespeare's 'Midsummer Night's Dream', was best able to portray the image I wanted for what is a fantastically elegant and sexy yacht. - Author: John Caudwell
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#14. This is not to say that the Muslims were more brutal or less tolerant than were Christians or Jews, for it was a brutal and intolerant age. It is to say that efforts to portray Muslims as enlightened supporters of multiculturalism are at best ignorant. - Author: Rodney Stark
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#15. When I'm out in public I need to be a role model for the kids. I need to be someone they can look up to or portray themselves as. - Author: Mario Chalmers
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#16. I love clothes so much. I feel like whatever I wear is an insight for other people to get to see who I am, or for me to portray how I'm feeling. - Author: Dakota Johnson
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#17. I entreat fresh visions from the painters. Be lavish with your vermilion to portray the mountains in the spring. - Author: Lu Xun
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#18. I hide my true feelings to avoid causing you trouble or pain, I act strong to show you that I'm not unreliable, I hold my tears back to show you that I'm happy but what hurts the most is knowing the fact that I'm not all these things I portray to be. - Author: Harriet Morgan
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#19. I'm not used to writing about happy emotions, I'm just used to pulling from my sad or angry - happy emotions are very hard for me to portray in music. - Author: Melanie Martinez
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#20. To portray America over the past twenty years or so, I would think immediately of football, probably the Super Bowl in its sumptuous suggestion of a national death wish. - Author: Don DeLillo
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#21. Women often have a great need to portray themselves as sympathetic and pleasing, but we're also dark people with dark thoughts. - Author: Zadie Smith
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#22. I think most models fear growing old, but from a tender age I had always chosen to play someone grown up. I am slowly but surely catching up with the people that I have spent the last decade and a half trying to portray. - Author: Erin O'Connor
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#23. You behave like an unknown stranger to the loved ones and to the outer world, you portray to be the nicest-bestest-calmest-well-behaved-EST , This-EST and That-EST..
Yes, You're earning the appreciation of others but how much your near and dear ones hate you.. you cannot count,my dear! - Author: Himmilicious
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#24. There are parents who are really angry that I decided to portray people who have come into the country illegally as decent human beings. - Author: Paolo Bacigalupi
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#25. Christians have always been fodder for comedians who have tended to portray them as anoraks - slightly clammy, beatifically smiley dullards with barely a personality between them. - Author: Jo Brand
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#26. The Romany culture is not really in the media that much and Jack Thorne wanted to portray that. - Author: Yasmin Paige
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#27. Liberals despise the rule of law because it interferes with their ability to rule by mob. They love to portray themselves as the weak taking on the powerful. But it is the least powerful who suffer the most once the rule of law is gone. - Author: Ann Coulter
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#28. There are many ways to portray darkness and evil and it isn't all in being mean and tough. - Author: Mat McNerney
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#29. I love films that show people in a way that's so real it's almost unsettling, and that's what really inspires me because I write about people. I write about people that I know, so I want to portray them and portray myself in a way that is unapologetic. - Author: Halsey
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#30. Mine is a quiet exploration - a quest for new meanings in color, texture and design. Even though I sometimes portray scenes of poor and struggling people, it is a great joy to paint. - Author: Lois Mailou Jones
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#31. We have to understand - not justify - what gives rise to this tragedy. It's not because they're looking for beautiful virgins in heaven, as Orientalists portray it. Palestinian people are in love with life. If we give them hope - a political solution - they'll stop killing themselves. - Author: Mahmoud Darwish
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#32. I loved Veronica right off the bat. She was so strong and I think it is so important because there are so few shows that portray women, especially young women, as being strong and being able to stand up for themselves. - Author: Kristen Bell
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#33. I do love editorials - you're free to do whatever you want and portray a different character. - Author: Jacquelyn Jablonski
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#34. The novel does not seek to establish a privileged language but it insists upon the freedom to portray and analyze the struggle between the different contestants for such privileges. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#35. The hero of my tale," Tolstoy wrote when he was just twenty-seven, "whom I love with all the power of my soul, whom I have tried to portray in all its beauty, who has been, is, and always will be beautiful - is Truth. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#36. I try to get roles that challenge me in what I can do and who I think I can portray. For me, it's about creating characters with really fascinating stories, because that's what I like to watch on TV. - Author: Tatiana Maslany
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#37. Violence is used to portray what happens in a film. It only helps portray the actors and what they do. I think it is more about the story, when you have something to play off of. - Author: Jake Lloyd
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#38. All I try to do is as earnestly and as acutely as I can, conceive a character and try to portray this character just honestly. If the humor is within the absurdity and the awfulness of situations, then let it be seen that way. - Author: Patrick Warburton
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#39. Portraying Mozart is a scary task. Whenever I'm asked to portray actual historic figures, it comes with extra accountability. Not just to your director and playwright, but to the man himself and the beloved persona that the public forms. - Author: Rob McClure
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#40. I set my genius to portray the pleasures of cruelty! These are no fickle, artificial delights, they began with man and with him they will die. - Author: Comte De Lautreamont
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#41. Damita Jo. Jo. That's my middle name. It's let in about the different characters that live within me. They say we have 200 characters that we portray with different people. - Author: Janet Jackson
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#42. As a newcomer to America who learned to 'speak American' by watching movies, I firmly believe that to change the politics of immigration and citizenship, we must change culture - the way we portray undocumented people like me and our role in society. - Author: Jose Antonio Vargas
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#43. If I am not confident that I can portray the character perfectly on screen, I won't even try. - Author: Meryl Streep
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#44. I've seen a lot of Brazilian films and most times I kind of react negatively, because of the way I think they portray places they don't really know or care about. This is something that I specifically tried to avoid in my films. - Author: Kleber Mendonca Filho
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#45. I don't like James Bond. They made him a super hero, but he is just an agent, a human being. In my movies, secret agents are more realistic, I didn't want to portray them in the most glowing colours. - Author: King Hu
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#46. This has been the left's technique. The technique is to portray a political enemy of the left as this outrageous caveman or whatever decrepit form of humanity that you can describe, and then assume that everybody else agrees, and then cover the story as though everybody agrees. - Author: Rush Limbaugh
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#47. It was the greatest loss of life in the history of the British military, and many in the West began to portray the "savage" as European rather than as some native in the jungle. - Author: David Grann
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#48. The treatment you permit reveals the portray you have of yourself. - Author: Mike Murdock
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#49. Portray the world for what it is, and you will find truth. - Author: John Boyega
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#50. The church should not reflect pop culture but portray godly attributes. The church should not seek pleasures but seek after God. - Author: Billy Graham
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#51. I don't see a lot of movies that portray the East Village as well as I think they can. - Author: Adam Rapp
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#52. Often times, if a character is pretty straightforward, he or she is not as interesting to portray. - Author: Jonathan Jackson
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#53. I don't worry about how accurately I convey my personality. I learned early on that it's almost impossible to accurately portray yourself. - Author: Chester Brown
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#54. I think in general, and in the film industry, that idea of having only one type of girl is changing. There's more variety because it's the world we live, and we want to portray that. - Author: Stephanie Sigman
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#55. The dueling maturity levels in high school is such a source of comedy to me. I was always such a late developer. I was last to walk. I was last to ride a bike. I was last to have sex. That's why it's fun to portray one side of your childhood onscreen. - Author: Paul Feig
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#56. I fall in love with contradictions without understanding. I can't really portray them unless I do. So in a roundabout way I have to fall in love, it's my duty. If love is about understanding and understanding is compassion and compassion is love, I have to have compassion towards the world. - Author: Joseph Fiennes
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#57. A lot of people say television holds up a mirror to life, and that's why you see all the drug busts and the killings and the seamier side of life. I personally take the view that it's not sufficient to portray only negative role models. It's not enough to say 'no' to drugs. What do you say 'yes' to? - Author: Sherwood Schwartz
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#58. Sometimes you become friends with the characters you portray. - Author: Max Von Sydow
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#59. 'Swan Lake' is the most difficult thing to portray for a female ballet dancer; it really requires such specific qualities of articulation, agility, strength, and the arm work is something that takes a lot of training. - Author: Benjamin Millepied
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#60. I have never said that the terrorists' interpretation of Islam is the accurate or correct one. But I have pointed out that the terrorists portray themselves quite successfully among Muslims as the exponents of true and pure Islam, and moderates have mounted no successful response as yet. - Author: Robert Spencer
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#61. I just have a real problem with people who seek to portray fatness or thinness as moral concepts. - Author: Julie Burchill
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#62. I worked with James Orange and Hosea Williams as a teenager, and he's portrayed in the movie by Wendell Pierce. So, for me to be able to come in, 20 years after working with them as a teenager, and to portray Reverend James Orange in 'Selma' is mind-blowing. - Author: Omar Dorsey
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#63. I watch people, friends of mine, and see how they portray themselves online and I find interesting that it's kind of a hyper-real version of yourself, how you'd like to be seen, in a way. - Author: Trent Reznor
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#64. I always find it easier to portray myself as being unlikeable and idiotic; to actually play a character that is likeable and engages the audience is far more difficult. It's a more subtle kind of challenge. - Author: Steve Coogan
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#65. Fascistic leaders are aggressively macho and chauvinistic. They are xenophobic about people who they portray as outsiders or some sort of threat to the nation or as weaklings they can denounce. - Author: Rachel Maddow
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#66. What shall I say further? Shall I not stop short and leave to your imaginations to portray the tragic deeds of war? Is it not enough that I here leave it even to unexperience to fancy the hardships, the anxieties, the dangers, even of the best life of a soldier? - Author: Deborah Sampson
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#67. Too many times people portray God as the ultimate judge, waiting to sentence us for our sins. The truth is, he is a loving husband who compels us with his love and not fear. - Author: Jefferson Bethke
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#68. Confidence is that internal alignment between what you know, what you believe and what you portray. - Author: Todd Stocker
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#69. Portrait painters' mission is to portray people and the beauty of Creation. They should stay clear of ego ... - Author: Igor Babailov
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#70. It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wishes to portray, in the music and action which reveal it. - Author: Maria Jeritza
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#71. Big business increasingly likes to portray itself as socially concerned, adopting the style of civic action through 'campaigns' of varying degrees of cynicism. - Author: Geoff Mulgan
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#72. As an actor, what you dream of is being able to portray people that people empathize with and understand and really feel for. - Author: Daniel Sharman
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#73. Shakespeare has great ability to skirt around a subject and portray human nature. - Author: Kelli O'Hara
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#74. Fascism is fundamentally and at bottom an aesthetic conception, and ... it is your function as creators of beautiful things to portray with the greatest efficacy the sublime beauty and inevitable reality of the Fascist ideal. - Author: Louis De Bernieres
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#75. In high school, I was performing "forensics." You take a section of a play and portray all the characters. I even went to camp for forensics. - Author: Allison Silverman
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#76. I always feel a responsibility to the people I write about. I feel obligated to portray them in the way they feel is proper. - Author: Heather Graham Pozzessere
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#77. You're in everyone's homes every week as this character, and they feel like they know you, and then they start to really define you as this character that you portray. - Author: Sarah Hyland
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#78. There's a way of negotiating how you portray your private life publicly that I've never had the skill to do. - Author: Gina McKee
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#79. The hero of my tale, whom I love with all the power of my soul, whom I have tried to portray in all his beauty, who has been, is, and will be beautiful, is Truth. - Author: Leo Tolstoy
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#80. The dilemma of Brechtian performance is that, for all of Brecht's emphasis on rationality and the undermining of theatrical illusion, the actor must convincingly portray something that she is not. - Author: Philip Auslander
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#81. Portray [people with mental illness] sympathetically, and portray them in all the richness and depth of their experience as people, and not as diagnoses. - Author: Elyn Saks
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#82. Art reflects society. Cinema doesn't dictate - you portray what the society demands. - Author: Sonam Kapoor
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#83. Words can't express how humbled I am in being given the privilege to portray Gunnery Sergeant Basilone! - Author: Jon Seda
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#84. As tempting as it seems to wear tennis shoes with your tux, don't do it. I think it looks ridiculous. If you're 14 years old, maybe give it a shot. In general, don't portray anything that says 'I'm too cool and I don't care.' - Author: Paul Feig
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#85. I think it's doubly important, now that we see so many people failing. When the norm is an anti-hero, there's a serious loss when you cannot portray a decent person on screen without it becoming slightly sentimental or feeling like it's unrealistic. - Author: Brendan Gleeson
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#86. Here lies the sense of literary creation to portray ordinary objects as they will be reflected in kindly mirrors of future times ... To find in objects around us the fragrant tenderness that only posterity will discern ... - Author: Vladimir Nabokov
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#87. The artist, viewing his fellows through his personal vision, has through the ages attempted to portray what he sees and to present his understanding of it. Censorship in his case has perpetrated heavy and sometimes reprehensible blunders. - Author: Hollis Alpert
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#88. The true face of smoking is disease, death and horror - not the glamour and sophistication the pushers in the tobacco industry try to portray. - Author: David Byrne
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#89. Light and funny has a more compelling quality when you're younger. But I haven't abandoned the genre: I love falling down; I love Lucille Ball. It's just that a lot of those stories revolve around problems that I can't convincingly portray at this age. - Author: Julia Roberts
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#90. when we choose the roles we want to play we want to portray our best self. PREPARE FOR THE ROLE YOU WANT, NOT THE ROLE YOU HAVE. - Author: Sally Bennett
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#91. The risk is that you furnish the project with new suggestions to try and freshen it up; it's not always beneficial. You risk betraying the original intention with the story, forgetting what it is you really want to portray. - Author: Lars Von Trier
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#92. Our poets do not write about it; our artists do not try to portray this remarkable thing. I don't know why. Is nobody inspired by our present picture of the universe? The value of science remains unsung by singers ... This is not yet a scientific age ... - Author: Richard P. Feynman
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#93. The way corporate media likes to portray America is as a homogenous whole that high-five's each other at the Super Bowl. But what we have is a grotesque disparity between the rich and poor that is only getting wider. - Author: Tom Morello
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#94. The political world is a dark place. If you want to portray it accurately, authentically, you've got to turn out the lights from time to time. - Author: Beau Willimon
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#95. I think TV has been a little bit irresponsible in how they portray these people because homicide detectives are not brooding, tortured souls who are stained with the stink of the city and who have blood on their hands. They are real, live people that are incredibly entertaining. - Author: Nathan Fillion
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#96. We all know that, unfortunately, the media does not always portray the good things that are happening in Iraq and Afghanistan, and this will be a great opportunity for us to glean some information from the Iraqi women who are here for us to also take back to our constituents. - Author: Ginny Brown-Waite
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#97. For history is written by victors. They can write it however they want. The losers are always remembered the way the victors portray them. - Author: Amish Tripathi
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#98. All the members of terrorist organizations, even those that portray themselves as Muslim organizations ... they are all Darwinists. - Author: Harun Yahya
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#99. It was very punk rock for me to take a stab at working with Justin Bieber. I don't know how people portray that, or 'Climax,' for that matter. But for me, it was the most adventurous thing I could have done at that exact moment. - Author: Ariel Rechtshaid
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#100. My mom brought me up to be a feminist. She would always point out to my brother and me that our culture does often portray women like objects. - Author: Joseph Gordon-Levitt
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