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1. "There is a cultural factor promoting violence which nowadays undoubtedly is highly effective is the mass media. And particularly everything that enters our minds through pictorial media."
Author: Alva Myrdal
2. "A might force, a consummate power lieth concealed in the world of being. Fix your gaze upon it and upon its unifying influences, and not upon the differences which appear from it."
Author: Bahá'u'lláh
3. "As a surfer, I am interested in the ocean. And I am concerned and interested in all of these natural and cultural rumblings underfoot as well."
Author: Brandon Boyd
4. "Develop the winning edge; small differences in your performance can lead to large differences in your results."
Author: Brian Tracy
5. "We have held the peculiar notion that a person or society that is a little different from us, whoever we are, is somehow strange or bizarre, to be distrusted or loathed. Think of the negative connotations of words like alien or outlandish. And yet the monuments and cultures of each of our civilizations merely represent different ways of being human. An extraterrestrial visitor, looking at the differences among human beings and their societies, would find those differences trivial compared to the similarities."
Author: Carl Sagan
6. "... but I couldn't quite believe that sex was the motivating force behind all human behavior, and that I was left out of the great cultural conversation because I had not been initiated into the mystery."
Author: Carlene Bauer
7. "We think the Puritans always dressed in black and white, which they didn't. They loved very bright colors. And there were other differences in perceptions that gave one a very different view of them."
Author: Carlisle Floyd
8. "In the game of life, less diversity means fewer options for change. Wild or domesticated, panda or pea, adaptation is the requirement for survival."
Author: Cary Fowler
9. "A bagagem cultural não se extravia."
Author: Filipe Russo
10. "For decades engineers have stood accused that their buildings do not have any cultural value. We have attempted to liberate engineering of this accusation."
Author: Fritz Todt
11. "Like all people, we perceive the version of reality that our culture communicates. Like others having or living in more than one culture, we get multiple, often opposing messages. The coming together of two self-consistent but habitually incomparable frames of reference causes un choque, a cultural collision."
Author: Gloria E. Anzaldúa
12. "Elite athletes learn entitlement. They believe they are entitled to have women serve their needs. It's part of being a man. It's the cultural construction of masculinity."
Author: Jackson Katz
13. "Scholars and enlightened always want to define the differences between communism, socialism, fascism and other economic or political systems. It really doesn't matter to those who are subjected to those societies how someone has articulated their misery."
Author: Jake Danishevsky
14. "As president of Iraq, I shall strive to represent the diversity of a country that has too often in the past denied difference."
Author: Jalal Talabani
15. "No one ever really 'learns' from history, because choices never present themselves in exactly the same way, and because you can always choose similarities and differences to fit current needs."
Author: James Fallows
16. "Toward no crimes have men shown themselves so cold- bloodedly cruel as in punishing differences of belief."
Author: James Russell Lowell
17. "This false distance is present everywhere: in spy films, in Godard, in modern advertising, which uses it continually as a cultural allusion. It is not really clear in the end whether this 'cool' smile is the smile of humour or that of commercial complicity. This is also the case with pop, and its smile ultimately encapsulates all its ambiguity: it is not the smile of critical distance, but the smile of collusion"
Author: Jean Baudrillard
18. "According to various polls conducted, the single most important issue in last week's election was not the Iraq War, not the War on Terror, not even the economy. It was the cultural war."
Author: John Doolittle
19. "We all should know that diversity makes for a rich tapestry, and we must understand that all the threads of the tapestry are equal in value no matter what their color."
Author: Maya Angelou
20. "But the key to our marriage is the capacity to give each other a break. And to realize that it's not how our similarities work together; it's how our differences work together."
Author: Michael J. Fox
21. "We had different lives. We come from different places.""Surely ye do. And you got different bodies, too. That's what marriage is about, Meggie-gal, making differences intertwine into something whole and new."Meggie didn't want to argue. "He didn't love me, Pa," she said."I'll believe that when I see coons a-taking up farming," the old man answered. He raked his hair with his hands helplessly. "What do ye think love is, Meggie. Do you think it's heart pounding and breath stealing and verse reciting?" he asked. "Yes, ma'am, there is some of that involved, but mostly love is quiet and caring and friendlylike. It's wanting to tell that person something afore you whisper it to another soul. It's not being alone."
Author: Pamela Morsi
22. "Cancer has enormous diversity and behaves differently: it's highly mutable, the evolutionary principles are very complicated and often its capacity to be constantly mystifying comes as a big challenge."
Author: Siddhartha Mukherjee
23. "Gandhi has asked that the British Government should walk out of India and leave the Indian people to settle differences among themselves, even if it means chaos and confusion."
Author: Stafford Cripps
24. "The ought to be a worldwide cultural taskforce that just stops you when you have ideas like combining The Red Desert with an armored car heist movie."
Author: Steven Soderbergh
25. "I am grown, with children of my own. But inside I am still a daughter. A daughter is a woman who remains internally dependent, who does not shape her identity and direction as a woman, but tends to accept the identity and direction projected onto her. She tends to become the image of woman that the cultural father idealizes."
Author: Sue Monk Kidd
26. "A being as dependent on his cultural inheritance as man cannot escape convention so easily: and the desire to do so has itself become a cliché."
Author: Theodore Dalrymple

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In proportion as we endeavor to live according to the guidance of reason, shall we strive as much as possible to depend less on hope, to liberate ourselves from fear, to rule fortune, and to direct our actions by the sure counsels of reason."
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