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And, granted, for a long time, the European has been
by Edward James Olmos

And, granted, for a long time, the European has been
dominant in certain parts of this Western Hemisphere,
but by the end of the 21st century, it's over.
- Edward James Olmos

Education is the key.
But it's the kind of education that we teach that is the key.
We don't have it.
- Edward James Olmos

Right now, the Anglo people are desperately trying
to hold on to the United States,
like they tried to hold on to Africa.
- Edward James Olmos

Chiapas is probably the main concern I have right now for the planet.
- Edward James Olmos

 

I'm always pleased when people respond to the work.
- Edward James Olmos

I'm here to make sense.
- Edward James Olmos

I think in Vice and American Me I played very silent,
rigid characters and people remember them.
- Edward James Olmos

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I support the indigenous people anywhere in the planet.
- Edward James Olmos

We don't have as much prejudice as we did 40 years ago,
but today it is more educated.
- Edward James Olmos

A saint is a person who gives of themself without asking for anything in return.
That's how simple it is to be a saint.
Try it!
Try being a saint.
- Edward James Olmos

I want to show how strong I am from my roots.
- Edward James Olmos

Because people of color will definitely,
definitely become the power base in the Western Hemisphere.
- Edward James Olmos

Basically, I think that there are some characters that
you can just allow the truth of your character as a
human being in your real life to come through.
- Edward James Olmos

Our inability to relate to one another is very,
very, very important.
When we don't have it, we get situations like Bosnia.
- Edward James Olmos

Education is a vacine for violence.
- Edward James Olmos

At the rate we're going, the 21st century looks pretty clear.
It's going to be pretty violent.
- Edward James Olmos

I believe that Gandhi was correct.
Non-violent civil disobedience is the only way to bring
about change that allows people to enjoy the change
and not get killed in the process.
- Edward James Olmos

Education is the vaccine for violence.
- Edward James Olmos

The older you get the more you understand what you're doing.
- Edward James Olmos

I'm not prepared for holding office any more than I think Arnold is.
- Edward James Olmos

Yeah, the New York Times is very intellectual and very,
very prestigious, but it doesn't reach the market that People magazine does.
- Edward James Olmos

And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters
differently than I did in say Miami Vice.
- Edward James Olmos

You know, Hillary Clinton gives of herself.
Princess Diana gave of herself.
But they are not saints.
- Edward James Olmos

Now I also discipline myself to do things I love to
do when I don't want to do them.
- Edward James Olmos

I don't support violence, period.
- Edward James Olmos

When you're asked to fly a 747 you better at least
be able to fly a Piper cub.
- Edward James Olmos

I learned to discipline myself to do things I didn't want to do.
- Edward James Olmos

You get more churches burned down in the United States
in the last two years than in the last hundred,
because of the lack of understanding of culture and
diversity and the beauty of it.
- Edward James Olmos

There are nuclear weapons in China, Iran,
Korea and Pakistan.
It wouldn't take much to send a couple of warheads
off on this planet somewhere that would cause a lot of environmental damage,
then if you have got someone who wants to retaliate you have real problems.
- Edward James Olmos

There is no way that we know what is going on between
the African American and the Asian American.
We don't understand what an Indigenous American is.
We don't understand what a Latino American is.
- Edward James Olmos

The enlightened give thanks
for what most people take for granted.
- Michael Beckwith

As soon as man does not take his existence for granted,
but beholds it as something
unfathomably mysterious, thought begins.
- Albert Schweitzer

Since it is not granted to us to live long,
let us transmit to posterity some memorial that we have at least lived.
- E. Joseph Cossman

NO ONE has been granted the authority to tell me
how my life should be lived.
I answer only to myself and to Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

There is no substitute for the comfort supplied
by the utterly taken-for-granted relationship.
- Iris Murdoch

Day by day we should weigh what we have
granted to the spirit of the world
against what we have denied to the spirit of Jesus,
in thought and especially in deed.
- Albert Schweitzer

What do you take for granted?
It is human nature to take everything for granted -
our companions, our homes,
our electricity, our TVs and computers.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

But what a cruel thing is war
to separate and destroy families and friends,
and mar the purest joys and happiness
God has granted us in this world,
to fill our hearts with hatred
instead of love for our neighbors,
and to devastate the fair face of this beautiful world!
- Robert E. Lee

I can't tell you if genius is hereditary,
because heaven has granted me no offspring.
- James Whistler

The Free State men, myself among them,
took it for granted that Missouri was a slave state.
- Buffalo Bill

How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives.
How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.
- David Wilkerson

I hope this view of the question may be a mistaken one,
because it does not seem to me very unlikely that the
suffrage will be granted to women.
- John Bright

I consider myself an artist.
God granted me some gifts so that I could express myself artistically.
- Don Johnson

My goals have gone from being an all-star to just being able to play basketball.
I always took for granted that I could play.
Now I know what a gift it is.
- Rebecca Lobo

Firstly, people take for granted that the E.U.
has created the biggest economic space in the world.
- Peter Mandelson

I invented my life by taking for granted that everything
I did not like would have an opposite,
which I would like.
- Coco Chanel

But his kiss was so sweet, and so closely he pressed,
that I languished and pined till I granted the rest.
- John Gay

A time is marked not so much by ideas that are argued
about as by ideas that are taken for granted.
The character of an era hangs upon what needs no defense.
- Lawrence Lessig

Read not to contradict and confute, nor to believe and take for granted...
but to weigh and consider.
- Francis Bacon

Freedom granted only when it is known beforehand that
its effects will be beneficial is not freedom.
- Friedrich August von Hayek

All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted;
when you find it taken for granted,
you are unnerved.
- Elizabeth Bowen

Yet food is something that is taken for granted by
most world leaders despite the fact that more than
half of the population of the world is hungry.
- Norman Borlaug

No other country on earth could have provided such
tremendous opportunities and we should never take the
privilege of our citizenship for granted.
- Jane D. Hull

Never take anything for granted.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Let sovereignty be granted us over a portion of the
earth's surface large enough to satisfy our rightful
requirements as a nation.
The rest we shall manage for ourselves.
- Theodor Herzl

Drafting a constitution is only the first step.
The constitution has to be granted legitimacy by open discussion and a fair,
representative referendum.
- Emma Bonino

Through persistent dedication, Susan B. Anthony, and
other remarkable leaders,
women were finally granted the right to vote in 1920.
- Louise Slaughter

We don't really make bad records, though some people
might like some more than others.
And we have never really done a bad show.
So I think in a way maybe we've been taken for granted.
- Tom Petty

Awareness requires a rupture with the world we take for granted;
then old categories of experience are called into question and revised.
- Shoshana Zuboff

When it comes to life the critical thing is whether
you take things for granted or take them with gratitude.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Certainly, in Italy, nobody takes light for granted.
- Barbara Steele

Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity
for taking things for granted.
- Aldous Huxley

But we cannot just take this historical fact for granted.
We must make it live.
- Wendell Willkie

I never take anything for granted.
I may slip any minute.
- Eartha Kitt

Why does a man take it for granted that a girl who
flirts with him wants him to kiss her -
when,
nine times out of ten, she only wants him to want to kiss her?
- Helen Rowland

Revolution today is taken for granted,
and in consequence becomes rather dull.
- Wyndham Lewis

And I highly recommend for all the women in the world,
even if they're 71, you can never take for granted that he loves you.
It's always good to flirt with him.
It's a great sport.
- Salma Hayek

Father was the eldest son and the heir apparent,
and he set the standard for being a Rockefeller very high,
so every achievement was taken for granted and perfection was the norm.
- David Rockefeller

It's human nature to start taking things for granted
again when danger isn't banging loudly on the door.
- David Hackworth

In the best farce to-day we start with some absurd
premise as to character or situation,
but if the premises be once granted we move logically enough to the ending.
- George P. Baker

If I could be granted a wish, I'd shine in your eye like a jewel.
- Bette Midler


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