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" All comedy does that. Every comedian I can think of - Larry David, Seinfeld, Mel Brooks, Chris Rock - that's where the best comedy comes from, from stereotypes. "
" All stereotypes turn out to be true. This is a horrifying thing about life. All those things you fought against as a youth: you begin to realize they're stereotypes because they're true. "
" A lot of my students are Asian-American, and it has been thrilling to watch them break through the stereotypes into something alive and surprising. "
" Americans' perceptions of Africa remain rooted in troubling stereotypes of helplessness and perpetual crisis. "
" And people are always saying he deceptively quick, deceptively athletic, and I don't know if that's just because I'm Asian or what it is, but obviously there's going to be stereotypes that you have to fight. "
" As an actor, you read so many scripts and parts written for Asian-specific characters, and you see a lot of stereotypes and a lot of one-note characters, especially in comedy. "
" As an Italian-American, I have a special responsibility to be sensitive to ethnic stereotypes. "
" As Latinas, we tend to be overly partial considering stereotypes. I'm interested in being naughty and edgy. "
" Attempting to get at truth means rejecting stereotypes and cliches. "
" Before I latched onto the concept of stereotypes, not once did I reckon with the fact that I would never be a 'Hollywood starlet.' "
" Coming out of college into the draft, being Asian-American and being from Harvard, that's not going to be an advantage because of stereotypes. "
" Despite the gender stereotypes in the '80s, my race-car-driving dad taught me that I could do whatever my brother could. "
Amanda de Cadenet
" Don't live up to your stereotypes. "
" Even the 'Negro' shows like 'Amos and Andy' and 'Beulah' are written largely by white writers - the better to preserve the stereotypes, I imagine. "
" Every quirky girl doesn't have to be the best-friend character. It's a very limiting and self-fulfilling prophecy. People only write things that will get green-lit, so they write to those stereotypes. "
" First, you have stereotypes, and that will be the black drug dealer, the east Asian kung fu master, the Middle Eastern terrorist in 'True Lies.' Then you have stuff that takes place on culturally specific terrain, that engages with it, but actually subverts assumptions. 'Smashes' stereotypes. That's where I've come into the game. "
" For the same reason we have the Brad Pitts and the George Clooneys, it's just part of human nature to idolize stereotypes. "
" For those who struggle with anti-pagan prejudices and stereotypes, Humanist Paganism might be a powerful educational tool. It can show that a pagan can be a sophisticated, cosmopolitan, and enlightened person, and that a pagan culture can be artistically vibrant, environmentally conscious, intellectually stimulating, and socially just. "
" Hillbilly stereotypes have always made it easier for middle-class whites to presume that racism is the exclusive province of 'that kind' of person. "
" I definitely want to be an inspiration or a role model for all the little girls out there or anyone out there that wants to break stereotypes. I feel like I'm breaking stereotypes with what I'm doing. I'm not the typical fighter, and there's a lot of people out there that won't do something just because they don't fit the stereotype. "
" I despise stereotypes. A gay man can be a macho athlete, or he can be an interior designer or any career in between. "
" I didn't want to let women down. One of the stereotypes I see breaking is the idea of aging and older women not being beautiful. "
" I don't feel that any kind of narrow stereotypes are representative of the work I've done, nor the range of the audience that work has found. I've played lots of different roles, and they've connected with lots of different people. "
" I don't like stereotypes - no kind of stereotypes. "
" I do think that being a BAME actor does make it difficult to avoid stereotypes. "
" I encourage students to pursue an idea far enough so they can see what the cliches and stereotypes are. Only then do they begin to hit pay dirt. "
" If, as a Spaniard, I am so often offended by the stereotypes that abound regarding my country, how can I accept and repeat the ones that fall even more heavily upon Israel? "
Antonio Munoz Molina
" I feel disheartened when I see stereotypes, because it's untrue and unfair. It just raises the level of inequality. "
" I feel like a part of my role being a musician and part of why I want to be a musician is to show women an alternative to sort of the cultural norms, the stereotypes of what we're supposed to be, demure and quiet and motherly. "
" If every gay person were to come out only to his/her own family, friends, neighbors and fellow workers, within days the entire state would discover that we are not the stereotypes generally assumed. "
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