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" 'Ageism,' or whatever you want to call it, is a very English phenomenon. You don't get it too much in many other cultures. And no one says it about authors or poets or filmmakers. 'Oh, they're too old to make films or write books.' "
" A lot of cultures believe you take the placenta and you bury it and plant something. "
" Americans and French are notoriously monolingual, especially earlier generations. Language is a sense of pride in both cultures. I think that the French and Americans are like brothers or sisters who are so similar that they irritate one another. "
" And as journalists we look for differences - differences between countries, cultures, classes, and communities. We're very sensitized to difference, but it's much harder to write about similarities across countries, cultures, classes, and communities. "
" Apparently, the pathfinder duck is a psychological archetype in certain cultures. "
" As female athletes all over the world have discovered the hard way, changing cultures and mindsets takes action. "
" At certain historic moments, grandparents took on childrearing responsibilities. In many cultures, they still do. Chinese grandparents who are able to retire at 55 are seen all over Beijing bouncing grandbabies. In the United States, we can't afford to retire at 55. "
" Because of our social circumstances, male and female are really two cultures and their life experiences are utterly different. "
" Canada is a really big melting pot of cultures, so we ended up with a giant mosaic of different music. "
" Capacity of human societies both to absorb and to discard cultures is much underestimated. "
" Coproporphyrin in particular is widespread; traces are present in normal urine and also in yeast. In special cultures, yeast can be made to produce considerable quantities of coproporphyrin. "
" Countries like Japan do not have to change their cultures to address their educational shortcomings; they simply have to adjust their policies and practices. "
Jose Angel Gurria
" Cultures, for better or worse, are very stable. "
" Different cultures have different predilections for different kinds of crime. "
" Different cultures produce a different 'cool.' And your perception of 'cool' changes depending on where you are. "
" During the many centuries that magic, here on this planet, was presumed to have worked, there were at least as many theories as to how magic worked as there were cultures and religions. "
" Dying people in pre-industrial cultures typically died in the context of an extended family, clan, or tribe. "
" Egypt was - as it is now - a confluence of cultures, as a result of being a crossroads geographically between Africa, the Middle East and Europe. "
" Every time I see high-trust cultures, I see a lessening of adversarialism. "
" Exclusively oral cultures are unencumbered by dead knowledge, dead facts. Libraries, on the other hand, are full of them. "
" Exploring an ever-expanding world of diverse cultures and beliefs is at the very heart of the 'Dragonships' series. "
" Forgetting the importance of national landscapes, cultures, national behaviours, reactions, and reflexes is a big, big mistake. "
" For these cultures, getting rid of the pain without addressing the deeper cause would be like shutting off a fire alarm while the fire's still going. "
David Foster Wallace
" France is a fantastic country. It's between the Anglo-Saxon and Latin cultures. We have some of the Anglo-Saxon rigor, and some of the Latin quirkiness. "
" God created the races. He created different backgrounds and cultures. But He created them all to operate under His authority. "
" Having a multi-cultural background has granted me access into different ideologies, cultures, and ways of living. It has shaped who I am and how I participate in the world. "
" Historians will have to face the fact that natural selection determined the evolution of cultures in the same manner as it did that of species. "
" Historically, black music has influenced other cultures and other genres and created other genres. "
" Houston is kind of a melting pot. There are many different cultures and ethnicities represented out there, even on my team. It's really cool: you'll see so many different things. "
J. J. Watt
" I actively pursue experiences that are unlike any others that I've experienced and cultures that I don't know and unfamiliar places and unfamiliar history and things like that. "
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