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    It is more or less clear that one idea which should emerge from the crash, whatever happens with the attempts to save the banks from bankruptcy and people from being evicted from their homes, is that this kind of life is unsustainable. We cannot go on like this... something must be done.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: people  ideas 
    We kept the old male ideas of success: power and money. We need new ones!
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: power  ideas  money 
    What led me to be an actor is that I have a strange something in me that can drastically change the way I appear to the world. Growing up, I couldn't understand why people would always have different ideas of me - but because of that I became aware of how you can manipulate your own ability to change. And then I learned to make a career of it.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: people  world  career  ideas 
    I think my own personal style always ends up seeping into characters that I play. I've always had a very distinct idea of fashion for myself, and what a character should wear.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    I like a lot of old films, I like a lot old music, and a lot of it has to do with the fact that I like the idea of knowing what happens before, so that I can understand it.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: knowing  facts  music  film  ideas 
    I'm the worst at picking what movies are going to do well. I have no idea. I'm really surprised if a movie I like does well.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: movie  ideas 
    I mean, the idea that it might help somebody out or help somebody make the decision to become a stewardess or otherwise... No, that's one of the nice things about making music or making movies, is that art does have the power to affect people. I feel really privileged to be a part of that.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: people  power  decision  help  movie  music  ideas 
    Yeah, well, we were looking for something sort of anonymous. It suggests what it is, but I like that it's modest. I feel like that's an underrated virtue. It's modest and it's kind of anonymous, which I liked, because it reminds me of my own ideas about why music should be played, which is not to be a star. That was never my intention.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: star  virtue  music  ideas 
    I think we're already getting to a stage where the basic artificial intelligences are discovering moral systems. I think, in many ways, moral systems are simply things that we have programmed into ourselves, either through childhood or just through genetic, ingrained ideas. So the same thing applies when you talk about machines.
    — Zoltan Istvan
    I absolutely hate clothes shopping, though I love clothes. It's my idea of heaven to be handed things to wear.
    — Zoe Wanamaker
    tags: hate  ideas  heaven 
    I always strive to keep a balance with my fears. I don't like to be ruled by them. At the same time, I don't like the idea of living my life totally free of any fears. I like having that moderation.
    — Zoe Saldana
    tags: fear  time  living  balance  ideas 
    I like to be around people who are very passionate. People that won't fight but that will be very over-protective and outspoken about their opinion, their point of view, their ideas.
    — Zoe Saldana
    tags: people  fight  opinion  ideas 
    For any couple, once you delve into the idea of non-monogamy, you're entering pretty frightening territory.
    — Zoe Lister-Jones
    tags: ideas 
    We are very puritan in America. We still hold true to these really antiquated values, this idea of the sanctity of marriage.
    — Zoe Lister-Jones
    tags: true  value  america  ideas  marriage 
    I'd grown up poor; I had no idea what it was like to be comfortable.
    — Zoe Leonard
    tags: ideas 
    Fashion is fun, and fashion is a form of art and self-expression. And I think it should have a wink-wink nature to it. For me, it's about the way it makes you feel. If you want to feel sexy, you want to feel bright, you want to feel good. That's what people are attracted to - when they see you execute an emotion or an idea clearly and proudly.
    — Zoe Kravitz
    tags: fashion  nature  people  emotion  fun  sexy  ideas 
    It's sad to have to leave your family but I like the idea of someone believing in something so strongly that are willing to find a new family.
    — Zoe Kravitz
    tags: sad  ideas 
    My grandmother told me: "We all dated lots of different boys because no one was having sex or kissing. It was just going out for sodas and getting to know people. It didn't seem like there was a threat." I think now we have more ideas of people having premarital and unprotected sex.
    — Zoe Kazan
    tags: people  boys  sex  kissing  ideas 
    I don't feel like I have a super straightforward relationship with the idea of fame. It makes me sort of level things out in my own brain almost immediately when I meet someone.
    — Zoe Kazan
    I love the idea of doing comedy, whether it's action comedy or just straight comedy. It's such a big, new world for me that I'm starting to realize that any character that I relate to, in any way, shape or form, or that I have any appreciation for, given enough preparation, I can find that person.
    — Zoe Bell
    People believe that there's no room for change, there's no room to grow and if we're talking about this idea of God which is the infinite then there's no way that there's no room to grow because infinity is endless. So there must be more room to understand more and to evolve the way we think about this idea.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: people  believe  god  ideas 
    Reggae has a philosophy, you know? It's not just entertainment. There's an idea behind it, a way of life behind the music, which is a positive way of life, which is a progressive way of life for better people.
    — Ziggy Marley
    It was my dad's idea that music is supposed to be more than simply about entertainment and making a living, but about being of service as an integral part of the consciousness of the world. In honor of him and because it's right, I use music in that light.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: living  world  right  service  music  ideas  honor 
    We still have to evolve, that's how we're created, we're created to evolve so you can believe in that the answer is in this book or in this one idea that the masses most believe in, each individual must evolve themselves, spiritually and consciously.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: believe  book  ideas 
    We believe in the almighty and we believe in God and that music is from God and we're inspired by God to give messages and ideas to people.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: people  believe  music  god  ideas 
    Things like lack of leadership and a lack of the willingness to evolve, they're so used to keeping people within the constraints of the idea that has been the same idea for a thousand years.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: people  leadership  ideas  year 
    I think if I'm serious about affecting people with music, I have to affect people on a human to human level, not on a grand social idea or political idea, it has to be a human being idea so it has to be what's inside a human being.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: people  human  music  political  ideas 
    I don't believe in other people's ideas. I have my own ideas.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: believe  ideas 
    I have found that children are the most open-minded of all my audiences. They are not set in their ways. They are open to ideas.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: children  child  ideas 
    I make music that I know that people will enjoy, and balance the ideas and philosophy that we put in music with music that when we play it live, people can move to it and groove to it.
    — Ziggy Marley
    Successful entrepreneurs figure out when to drive their ideas forward and when to listen to constructive criticism.
    — Ziad K. Abdelnour
    There is snobbery in the idea that the modern cult of celebrity has not touched the lofty realm of letters. We are like visitors to a garden or flower show who wander the pathways and do not notice the beautiful flora but instead exchange murmurs about the appearance of the soil.
    — Zia Haider Rahman
    The bait is the means to get the fish where you want it, catch the fish and you forget the bait. The snare is the means to get the rabbit where you want it, catch the rabbit and forget the snare. Words are the means to get the idea where you want it, catch on to the idea and you forget about the words. Where shall I find a man who forgets about words, and have a word with him?
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: men  ideas 
    I have an idea I want to test, for combining old peoples homes and orphanages. Old people are lonely without children, children are lonely without parents. Why not bring them together?
    — Zhou Xun
    tags: children  people  child  ideas  parent 
    Country [China] needs to continue opening up and keep connecting. It needs to realize that the world has become one. The old concept of isolation, the idea that you can solve your problems on your own does not work anymore - neither in cultural, economic, nor political terms.
    — Zhang Xin
    I don't have any particular plans in mind. What I see is that you can become so focused on the idea of running that winning becomes your motivation, as opposed to what you stand for being your motivation.
    — Zephyr Teachout
    tags: winning  running  mind  ideas 
    the full analysis of the notions of saying something and understanding what one said inevitably involves a concept which, as I will show in detail, essentially corresponds to the Cartesian idea of thought.
    — Zeno Vendler
    I'm going forward, so my clothing line is kind of the physicalization of that. The idea of diversity, of uniqueness, of individuality - that's what this is all about.
    — Zendaya
    Sizing was also important to me; I wanted to make sure that nobody felt alienated or felt like they weren't thought about in the process of this brand. I wanted to make sure that everyone felt included, which brings us to the gender neutral pieces - the idea of wearing what you want and whatever makes you feel comfortable and confident. I think that's the overall feeling of the Daya collection.
    — Zendaya
    Other people's ideas of us are dependent largely on what they've hoped for.
    — Zelda Fitzgerald
    tags: ideas 
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