Writers seem mesmerized by the state - the temporal entity. The word 'perestroika' is impressed somehow on our minds. But that is not the duty of a writer.
The essential meaning of perestroika for Gorbachev and his supporters was creating and acting on alternatives to failed and dangerous policies at home and abroad.
My back went out and I gained 40 pounds while sweating over 'Perestroika.' It was incredibly hard, the hardest thing I had to do before the screenplay to 'Lincoln.'
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P. J. O'Rourke
Putin regards Stalin as a great tsar; he is a great tsar. Asked who the worst tsars were, he said Nicholas II and Gorbachev.
Simon Sebag Montefiore
Whatever efforts for peace President Gorbachev had in mind, they were pretty substantially undercut very swiftly by Saddam Hussein.
I left Gorbachev's office thinking that everything about him was outsized: his achievements, his mistakes, and, now, his vanity and bitterness.
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The lack of alternatives to an illegal action does not legitimise that action.
Men and nations behave wisely once they have exhausted all the other alternatives.
Economics is a choice between alternatives all the time. Those are the trade-offs.
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I've always worked with people who have been supporters of me creatively.
I won't forget the supporters of United and also the team and the players.
Foreknowledge of the future makes it possible to manipulate both enemies and supporters.
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George Bernard Shaw
America needs to be secure at home and abroad.
A lot of the time when I'm working, I'm abroad.
When I'm abroad, I burn all my money on Broadway.
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When I started out I was a failed actor.
Yes, I have 'failed' at marriage - a lot.
I failed, got back up. I failed, got back up.
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You have to work at creating your own culture.
Every thought we think is creating our future.
Louise L. Hay
I fear for the world the Internet is creating.
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee
Paint the essential character of things.
The freedom of every artist is essential.
Wearing a great shoe is essential for me.
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George Herbert Mead
Man - a being in search of meaning.
Faith is trust in ultimate meaning.
Viktor E. Frankl
Purpose is what gives life a meaning.
Charles Henry Parkhurst
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Life has to be dangerous.
Wikipedia is so dangerous.
Lois McMaster Bujold
I intend to stay dangerous.
Melvin Van Peebles
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I just love acting.
Acting opened me up.
Demetrius Shipp, Jr.
Everything is acting.
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New York is my home.
L.A.'s been my home.
New York is our home.
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