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Tabooed Quotes

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The aristocracy of Western Europe has absolutely tabooed
silver in those countries and driven it away from there.
Here it finds its only resting place.
- Richard Parks Bland

Lesbian existence comprises both the breaking of a
taboo and the rejection of a compulsory way of life.
It is also a direct or indirect attack on the male
right of access to women.
- Adrienne Rich

When Bound was released, Boys don't Cry wasn't out yet.
Therefore it was very taboo to play a lesbian.
I loved the part, because girls never get to play the typical guy parts.
- Gina Gershon

I was desperate really for people not to accuse me of coldness.
It was taboo.
- Thomas Dolby

 

It's a good thing that columnists don't make homosexuality
their last taboo anymore.
But I wish the columnists themselves would come out too.
- Michael Musto

When, at the end of the 1960s, I became interested in the Nazi era,
it was a taboo subject in Germany.
No one spoke about it anymore, no more in my house than anywhere else.
- Anselm Kiefer

But the drugs are kind of like taboo,
at least among me and my friends and the people I've worked with.
- Ethan Suplee

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But in most cases even the possibility that the correlations
reflect shared genes is taboo.
- Steven Pinker

I don't think the idea of homosexuality is really taboo any more.
Our culture is evolving.
This is an exciting time to be living.
- Andrew Lang

The betrayal of trust carries a heavy taboo.
- Aldrich Ames

Now when you have administrators deciding what sexuality is,
and what's a taboo and what's not in terms of content,
you got guys, like, Trent Lott who equates homosexuality with a disease.
- Richard Serra

You know, Stephen says, in the movies no one ever goes to the bathroom.
They shave, they brush their teeth.
He goes right at this sort of funny taboo we have about the bathroom,
and he turned it into this nightmare,
you know, your worst fear of what's in there.
- Lawrence Kasdan

When part of what you're trying to get at is the truth hidden under a taboo,
or when you want to nail a hypocrisy,
laughter is a very useful tool.
I want to show the painful side of existence,
but there is no question I also want to make people laugh.
- Todd Solondz

There was a taboo as a result of the Holocaust that
people respected that anti-Semitism was an ugly thing and should be avoided.
Now that taboo seems to have been broken with impunity.
- Steven T. Katz

Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk
their careers commercially and economically.
They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars;
their image is their industry.
It goes beyond acting.
- Ang Lee

I am still amazed at how big, how enormous
a love and mystery God is -
and how small are the minds
that attempt to corral
this life force into rules and taboos,
cults and sects.
- Bono

I think the greatest taboos in America are faith and failure.
- Michael Malone

I've done Graham Norton's show three times now.
He tackles taboos and subject matter that wouldn't
make it past the censors in the States.
- Kyle MacLachlan

Isn't privacy about keeping taboos in their place?
- Kate Millett

There are no taboos in bed, and there shouldn't be any taboos in bed.
- Frank Langella

Through her paintings, she breaks all the taboos of
the woman's body and of female sexuality.
- Diego Rivera

The most dangerous man to any government is the man
who is able to think things out...
without regard to the prevailing superstitions and taboos.
Almost inevitably he comes to the conclusion that the
government he lives under is dishonest,
insane, intolerable.
- H. L. Mencken

The type of fig leaf which each culture employs to
cover its social taboos offers a twofold description of its morality.
It reveals that certain unacknowledged behavior exists
and it suggests the form that such behavior takes.
- Freda Adler

There are no taboos.
Every topic is open, however shocking.
It is the way that the topics are handled that's important,
and that applies whether it is a 15-year-old who is
reading your book or someone who is 55.
- Robert Cormier

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

To the mind that is still,
the whole universe surrenders.
- Lao Tzu

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

The human voice can never reach the distance
that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations.
For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.
- Henry David Thoreau

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

He who controls others may be powerful,
but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
- Lao Tzu

What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

Don't die with your music still inside you.
- Wayne Dyer

I am only one, but still I am one.
I cannot do everything, but still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
- Helen Keller

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

Do what you love.
Know your own bone;
gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it,
and gnaw it still.
- Henry David Thoreau

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

Today Is More Joyful Than Yesterday,
And Tomorrow Will Be More Joyful Still.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be still and know who you are.
- Kirtana

A friend encourages your dreams and offers advice -
but when you don't follow it,
they still respect and love you.
- Doris Wild Helmering

Your friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

The good news is that you aren't
as important as you thought you were.
Relax. The weight of the world
is not on your shoulders.
Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The sage does not hoard.
The more he helps others, the more he benefits himself,
Having bestowed all he has on others, he has yet more;
having given all he has to others, he is richer still.
- Lao Tzu

Look now into the still waters
of the reflecting pool
and behold the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A friend should be a master at guessing and keeping still.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams.
Think not about your frustrations,
but about your unfulfilled potential.
Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in,
but with what it is still possible for you to do.
- Pope John XXIII

Don't part with your illusions.
When they are gone you may still exist,
but you have ceased to live.
- Mark Twain

Relax. Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It's really a wonder that I haven't dropped all my ideals,
because they seem so absurd and impossible to carry out.
Yet I keep them, because in spite of everything
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

As your spirit soars throughout
the vast Cathedral of Your Being,
look now into the still waters
of the reflecting pool and behold the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our creator is the same and never changes
despite the names given Him by people here
and in all parts of the world.
Even if we gave Him no name at all,
He would still be there, within us,
waiting to give us good on this earth.
- George Washington Carver

God creates out of nothing. Wonderful you say.
Yes, to be sure, but he does what is still more wonderful:
he makes saints out of sinners.
- Soren Kierkegaard

I give you this one thought to keep -
I am with you still - I do not sleep.
I am a thousand winds that blow,
I am the diamond glints on snow,
I am the sunlight on ripened grain,
I am the gentle autumn rain.
When you awaken in the morning's hush,
I am the sweet uplifting rush,
of quiet birds in circled flight.
I am the soft starts that shine at night.
Do not think of me as gone -
I am with you still in each new dawn.
- Traditional Native American Prayer

Never say goodbye when you still want to try,
never give up when you still feel you can't take it.
Never say you don't love the person anymore
when you can't let go.
- Anonymous


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