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1. "There are many roles that people play and many images that they project. There is, for example, the "nice" man who is always smiling and agreeable. "Such a nice man," people say. "He never gets angry." The facade always covers its opposite expression. Inside, such a person is full of rage that he dares not acknowledge or show. Some men put up a tough exterior to hide a very sensitive, childlike quality. Even failure can be a role. Many masochistic characters engage in the game of failure to cover an inner feeling of superiority. An outward show of superiority could bring down on them the jealous wrath of the father and the threat of castration. As long as they act like failures they can retain some sexuality, since they are not a threat to her father."
Author: Alexander Lowen
2. "You think intercourse is a private act; it's not, it's a social act. Men are sexually predatory in life; and women are sexually manipulative. When two individuals come together and leave their gender outside the bedroom door, then they make love."
Author: Andrea Dworkin
3. "...feel the fierce way desiretourniquets itself around you andclingsClubland South of Market tweak-chic trannies powder their noses frombullet-shaped compacts and flick their forkedtongues like switchblades as they burn the nightdown bleed day to night to day toMission sidewalks where pythons hidetwenty dollar balloons beneath their tongues whichget bartered in smiles quicker than a coke buzz andtossed out through the cracksCottonmouth kissescamouflage emotions andstrike with a vengeancewhen hewants and shewants and theywant and Iwon'tGenet was right, I supposewhen he wrote "The only wayto avoid the horror of horror isto give in to it"it'sthe nature ofthe economy of thebusiness it's thenature ofthings..."
Author: Clint Catalyst
4. "It's really not as bad as it sounds. I was attacked by a shark once, back when I was alive. Well, not so much a shark as a rather large fish. And not so much attacked as looked at menacingly. But it had murder in its eyes, that fish. I knew, in that instant, if our roles had been reversed and the fish had been holding the fishing pole and I had been the one to be caught, it wouldn't hesitate a moment before eating me. So I cooked it and ate before it had a chance to turn the tables."
Author: Derek Landy
5. "When I did Taming of the Shrew, I was very tired, and I decided to have a holiday and make a documentary."
Author: Diane Cilento
6. "A lot of these roles that I feel like I've had some sort of impact, or that have had an effect on me, have always been with directors who have the time to somehow get to know me. Any good director's going to be curious about who it is that's coming aboard."
Author: Elias Koteas
7. "Sokrates' wife, Xanthippe, had in antiquity a reputation as a shrew - but being married to such a man would have tried anyone's patience, and the evidence is not conclusive."
Author: Hilary J. Deighton
8. "Are you, Mr. Manwhore ofthe Century seriously trying to give me relationship advice?" - Shaw"
Author: Jay Crownover
9. "And if that's the case—if we are our remembering selves—then it matters far less how we feel moment to moment with our children. They play rich and crucial roles in our life stories, generating both outsize highs and outsize lows. Without such complexity, we don't feel like we've amounted to much. "You don't have a good story until something deviates from the expected," says McAdams. "And raising children leads to some pretty unexpected happenings."
Author: Jennifer Senior
10. "I don't want to get pigeon-holed into a certain kind of character. I love action roles and the hero, but I want to keep trying something new."
Author: Michael Trucco
11. "Your way of life is sinful and wrong," he said fiercely.Thus says a man who admits to worshipping a God who vilifies pleasure, relegates women to roles that are little more than servants and broodmares, though they are the backbone of your church, and seeks to control his worshippers through guilt and fear."
Author: P.C. Cast
12. "Going into a marriage,is like jumping into unknown river with a lot of fishes. It is better to study the characters ofthe fishes that habits the unknown river,before getting into it.When you get so encited to go into the unknown river because you love swimming,the fishes in the river might be hungry PIRANHAS."
Author: Peter Irabor
13. "He can't playwhen someone is watching him," Justin almost sang into my ear. "Totally screwsup then.""But you allare watching him," I pointed out.At the back ofthe room, someone laughed. "Yeah, but we're not girls."
Author: Piper Shelly
14. "Women have talent and intelligence but, due to social constraints and prejudices, it is still a long distance away from the goal of gender equality."
Author: Pratibha Patil
15. "But I'm attracted to roles where I get to really go in and explore a character."
Author: Sheryl Lee
16. "The Jedi is a practitioner of mind mastery. He realizes that whatever they are experiencing, they are creating and that they can change their lives in an instant by changing their thoughts, their focus and the way they are observing and engaging the energy of the world around them and the people who they've invited into their lives to play whatever roles they've chosen them to play."
Author: Stephen Richards
17. "We are a model country where gender equality is concerned."
Author: Tarja Halonen
18. "I have lectured at the U.N. and travelled widely, giving lectures on human rights and gender inequalities in universities. But this is a life I do not wish to live. I don't want to be a showcase, I want to be in a battlefield where I can stand beside the oppressed and the poor."
Author: Taslima Nasrin
19. "For most of my career, I've played roles that were written for other actresses."
Author: Victoria Abril

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