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1. "I'm a feminist, a 21st-century feminist - which means choice and freedom. One has the right to be both glamorous and ethically structured."
Author: Arielle Dombasle
2. "Boxing is changing and training methods are slowly being dragged into the 21st century."
Author: Barry McGuigan
3. "I would never advise anyone to stay in the closet to further their careers - I'm sure it leads to big fat gay ulcers. There are actors I know who won't come out, and I can see it crippling them as human beings. It's a great shame that people can't be who they are in the 21st century, and people won't let them be who they are."
Author: Ben Daniels
4. "I'm a 21st-century kid trapped in a 19th-century family."
Author: Bill Watterson
5. "If we invest in researching and developing energy technology, we'll do some real good in the long run, rather than just making ourselves feel good today. But climate change is not the only challenge of the 21st century, and for many other global problems we have low-cost, durable solutions."
Author: Bjorn Lomborg
6. "This part of the 21st century is preoccupied with risk, and there's a lot that law can do to make lives longer and healthier."
Author: Cass Sunstein
7. "No band on 21st-century radio has mined pre-grunge hair-metal's sleaze like L.A.'s Buckcherry. So it makes poetic sense that they'd spend their sixth album tallying all seven deadly sins."
Author: Chuck Eddy
8. "I am a woman of the 21st Century who is self-assured and speaks my mind."
Author: Ednita Nazario
9. "At the rate we're going, the 21st century looks pretty clear. It's going to be pretty violent."
Author: Edward James Olmos
10. "As for the forces, electromagnetism and gravity we experience in everyday life. But the weak and strong forces are beyond our ordinary experience. So in physics, lots of the basic building blocks take 20th- or perhaps 21st-century equipment to explore."
Author: Edward Witten
11. "I suspect there are people in all walks of life who need to be dragged into the 21st century in terms of attitudes towards women."
Author: Frances O'Grady
12. "We said in our 21st Century Party paper there are 61 mosaic groups, which the market research people use as different socio-economic categories and half of our members come from just five of those groups and that is very narrow - too narrow."
Author: Francis Maude
13. "One of the most persistent cultural tics of the early 21st century is Americans' reluctance to absorb, let alone prepare for, bad news."
Author: Frank Rich
14. "By the last decades of the 21st century, church worship will still take the form of reading passages of traditional texts - the Bible, the Koran, the Rig Veda - but physicist-priests will preside over the ceremonies."
Author: Frank Tipler
15. "Involvement in the arts engages kids in their community, improves self-esteem, reclaims at-risk youth, and builds the creative skills that are required of a 21st century workforce."
Author: Gavin Newsom
16. "The 21st Century has begun as an era of uncertainty, with a heightened focus on security and public safety."
Author: Gavin Newsom
17. "L'Oreal's slogan 'because you're worth it' has come to epitomise banal narcissism of early 21st century capitalism; easy indulgence and effortless self-love all available at a flick of the credit card."
Author: Geoff Mulgan
18. "Investing in industries and technology for the 21st century generates high-skilled, high-wage jobs for industries of the future."
Author: Jay Inslee
19. "Anonymous sources are a practice of American journalism in the 20th and 21st century, a relatively recent practice. The literary tradition of anonymity goes back to the Bible."
Author: Joe Klein
20. "But the fact is, Mr. Chairman, for all the challenges the Postal Service of the 21st century faces, it still retains its traditional place as a key cog in how American businesses conduct their affairs and how Americans all across this land communicate."
Author: John M. McHugh
21. "As we think of power in the 21st century, we want to get away from the idea that power's always zero sum - my gain is your loss and vice versa. Power can also be positive sum, where your gain can be my gain."
Author: Joseph Nye
22. "If we want to create a viable, peaceful world, we've got to integrate compassion into the gritty realities of 21st century life."
Author: Karen Armstrong
23. "Nuclear didn't describe families. How could it? Dry physics was not equal to that task. In the twentieth century we needed a biological metaphor, Darwinian in scope, to suggest the gnash and crash of carnivorous life in the family gene pool. But for the 21st century, the new century, I think the metaphors must be chemical. Molecular. In the molecular family people are connected without being bound. They spindle themselves around shared experiences and affections rather than splashing in the shared gene pool."
Author: Laura Kalpakian
24. "Only by remembering to say 'no' will the women of 21st century regain their voice and remember their power. 'No' is the most important word in a woman's dialectic arsenal, and it is the one word that our employers, our leaders, and quite often, the men in our lives would do anything to prevent us from saying. No, we will not serve. No, we will not settle for the dirty work, the low-paid work, the unpaid work. No, we will not stay late at the office, look after the kids, sort out the shopping. We refuse to fit the enormity of our passion, our creativity, and our potential into the rigid physical prison laid down for us since we were small children. No. We refuse. We will not buy your clothes and shoes and surgical solutions. No, we will not be beautiful; we will not be good. Most of all, we refuse to be beautiful and good."
Author: Laurie Penny
25. "In this century, the 21st century, the U.S. recognizes our prosperity and our security depends even more on the Asia-Pacific region."
Author: Leon Panetta
26. "In sum, as we enter the 21st century, the Euro-Atlantic community - North America and Europe together - has to face some tough challenges when it comes to improving our capability."
Author: Lord Robertson
27. "I never bought into the whole "second amendment" argument as it relates to the 21st century. Originally, it was put into place for the simple reason that our forefathers were fighting or had just fought off a government that threatened them with weapons. If those in the revolution had no weapons, there would be no United States of America, but rather New England of the New World. So, I understood why they thought it was so important."
Author: Martin Manley
28. "It does surprise me that intelligent people in the 21st century could claim that if you respond to the terrorists with force, you spawn terrorism, but if you appease them, you somehow tame them. This argument, as I said, is very interesting, and very surprising."
Author: Meles Zenawi
29. "Ten percent of the American population thinks that Barack Obama is a Muslim. Those are the people that have not learned the skill of filtering information from the vast barrage of inaccurate information that we're all faced with everyday. I think that's a very 21st century skill."
Author: Michael Azerrad
30. "I say we have not even had the decency to maintain the assets that our parents and grandparents built for us - our roads, our bridges, our wastewater systems, our sewer systems; by the way, those weren't Bolsheviks, those weren't socialists that built those things for us - much less build the infrastructure we need for the 21st century."
Author: Michael Bennett
31. "If the first decade of the 21st century can be summarized in one scene, It will definitely be the collision of the two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center (New York) September 11, 2001, the scene represents the collision of the «mentality of the 7th century» that uses the «products of modernity» to attack modernity itself, in the 21st century within the heart of the city that is the capital of the modern world.?? ???? ????? ????? ????? ?? ????? ?????? ? ??????? ?? ???? ????? ????? ??? ????? ???? ?????? ????????? ????? ???? ??????? ??????? ?? (???????) 11 ?????? 2001? ???? ???? ????? ????? ????? ?????? ???? ?????? ?????? ??????? ?????? ????? ?? ????? ?????? ? ??????? ?? ??? ????? ?? ????? ?????? ???????."
Author: Mustafa Badr
32. "I think future generations will say the late 20th century and the early 21st century was a time of great convulsions and upheavals."
Author: N. T. Wright
33. "How is it even sustainable in 21st-century America that women earn, on average, 77 cents for every dollar earned by men?"
Author: Naomi Wolf
34. "For me, 'Moby-Dick' is more than the greatest American novel ever written; it is a metaphysical survival manual - the best guidebook there is for a literate man or woman facing an impenetrable unknown: the future of civilization in this storm-tossed 21st century."
Author: Nathaniel Philbrick
35. "He cut through the 21st Century Gallery, past the big plastic statues of Pluto and Mickey, animal headed gods of lost America"
Author: Philip Reeve
36. "What exactly is the new verse movement? The New Verse Movement of the 1910's was to make poetry relevant again by immersing it into the spaces, technologies, and social dynamics of the modern city.And Now In The Present And Future ?The New Verse Movement of the 21st Century follows these same beliefs. To somehow ignite the spark and to help make poetry relevant again in a new age of technologies (The Internet) and to support new & experimental as well as older poetic forms. The New Verse Movement of the 21st Century is all about change and free expression of the creative mind."
Author: R.M. Engelhardt
37. "Yes, this is 21st-century America. Where we have better means to treat mental illness than ever before, but choose to let the insane people decide to get it or not."
Author: Rich Lowry
38. "There was once a time when art history and film were basically the same medium, but art history is frozen in late-19th-century technology that has survived into the early 21st century."
Author: Robert Nelson
39. "Technology is driving the innovation. Technology is driving the creativity. Technology and the use of that is going to determine our workers' ability to compete in the 21st century global marketplace."
Author: Ron Kind
40. "'Indian policy' has now been brought down upon the American people, and the American people are the new Indians of the 21st Century."
Author: Russell Means
41. "I wonder how many people would have thought at the end of World War II that the capitalist system would be one that was meeting the challenges and making things better for people as we approach the 21st century."
Author: Sanford I. Weill
42. "What is wrong with the Iranians in addition to the nuclear bomb? This is the only country on Earth in the 21st century that has renewed imperialistic ambitions. They really want to become the hegemon of the Middle East in an age that gave up imperialism."
Author: Shimon Peres
43. "I believe it is important that we Japanese write a constitution for ourselves that would reflect the shape of the country we consider desirable in the 21st century."
Author: Shinzo Abe
44. "We'd love to do Pirates for the 21st century. People have also asked about Colonization, and a few others."
Author: Sid Meier
45. "China has lunged into the 21st century, while India is still lurching toward it."
Author: Steven Rattner
46. "Wars are an outdated way to try to solve conflicts, which is unacceptable in the 21st century. Instead of trying to conquer yourself, wars are an unconscious way to try to conquer life. Wars are an unconscious way to try to conquer death, which is the basic fear in the West."
Author: Swami Dhyan Giten
47. "21st Century Managers must change their thinking because they are now in the business of managing Mindsets & thinking, which impacts actions and behaviors."
Author: Tony Dovale
48. "You can't be a first-world economy in the 21st century if you haven't laid the groundwork to seize the opportunities."
Author: Wayne Swan
49. "It takes a heavy commitment to quality education for all to avoid that stratification of society, those needless degrees of separation. But even the present-day United States has lost what commitment it used to have to free education of high quality. Anyone reading the annual surveys of science literacy (another example: fewer than half of Americans know that the earth orbits the sun once a year) has to wonder how badly most people are going to be left behind, further along into the 21st century, whether they too will become "stubborn, apathetic, and perverse" toward a scientific and technological world they must view as magical, beyond their comprehension, accessible only via the right incantations."
Author: William H. Calvin
50. "I believe the lion's share of the history of the 21st century is going to play out in the Asian Pacific region not the US."
Author: Ziad K. Abdelnour

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