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    Our vulnerability [to ressentiment] is unavoidable (and probably incurable) in a kind of society in which relative equality of political and other rights and formally acknowledged social equality go hand in hand with enormous differences in genuine power, possessions and education; a society in which everyone "has the right" to consider himself equal to everybody else, while in fact being unequal to them.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    A reliable assurance of the right and ability to dismantle the constructed structure must be offered, before the job of construction starts in earnest.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: right  job 
    The tragedy is what - given the 'right circumstances,' - normal decent folks, like you and me, will do. This is what makes me worry whenever looking on the road that Israel entered and shows no intention of leaving.
    — Zygmunt Bauman
    tags: decent  right  tragedy  worries 
    Every government, every country, has the right to exercise force when necessary.
    — Zulfikar Ali Bhutto
    What people in Burma need is a democratic federal Burma that guarantees autonomy, rights and protection for all, regardless of ethnicity, gender, religion or race.
    — Zoya Phan
    I think any actor in their right mind is afraid of getting pigeonholed.
    — Zosia Mamet
    tags: right  mind  afraid 
    I who have set my heart on watching over the soul, in union with Good Thought, and as knowing the rewards of Mazda Ahura for our works, will, while I have power and strength, teach men to seek after Right. I have become an alien in a foreign land.
    — Zoroaster
    Integrity is very important to me. I do what is right, not necessarily what is easy. My dealings with clients are fair and honest. I deal with issues immediately and dislike doing what can be done today, tomorrow.
    — Zoran
    There are lots of things that everyone else likes that I hate. So I feel that audience rights are very important. I just want people to hear it and decide if they like it or don't like it as they would with anything else.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: people  hate  right 
    One of the things I love about doing things that are creative is that I feel like it's my right as an artist not to be affected by the reactions of those people that are going to hear my songs.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: people  right  song  creative  artist 
    I also feel like it's the right of the people hearing them to have their own interpretations of what these songs mean. Sometimes people will see things that I don't see.
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: people  right  song 
    It's really fun to say no sometimes. I just don't want to discount how fun it is to say no and exercise your right to say no, and - as a girl - it's important to know how to say no... and that no means no!
    — Zooey Deschanel
    tags: girls  right  fun  exercise 
    What makes America special is that people come here, assimilate and become American with all of the rights and responsibilities citizenship bestows.
    — Zoe Lofgren
    The Grocery Manufacturers Association is behind the bills which have been trying to pre-empt states' labeling laws in the Senate. And they have a lot of money and power in Washington. So it's a classic David versus Goliath story, where corporate lobbying outweighs consumers' rights.
    — Zoe Lister-Jones
    tags: power  law  right  stories  money 
    Photographers talk about their shoot ratio. Like four to one, six to one, ten to one! Whatever, I'm, like, seven billion to one. It is just ridiculous. But sometimes if you can hit it just right and get everything out of the way, something will resonate on multiple levels.
    — Zoe Leonard
    It kind of varies. I don't have a method yet. It depends on the script and the character I think I need. I've worked with acting coaches, researched roles, and channeled different parts of myself. It's on a case-by-case for me, right now.
    — Zoe Kravitz
    tags: character  right 
    If everyone is there to make a good film, everyone is down to earth, and everyone is there for the right reasons - the scale doesn't really matter I think.
    — Zoe Kravitz
    tags: earth  right  film 
    I would not wear any clothes that had a brand name on them, and I only read books that were canonical. I wouldn't wear makeup, and I didn't like to let boys open the door for me because I felt like it was sexist. My heart was in the right place, but I was such a tiny dictator about it. It's embarrassing to me now because I was so rigid. It's such a rigid way of looking at the world. There's something very young about that mind-set.
    — Zoe Kazan
    tags: heart  world  young  right  boys  book  read 
    You know, it only happens a handful of times in your career, where you walk out of an audition feeling like all the stars aligned, my preparation paid off, something magical happened in the room. I've gotten really lucky and I've gotten to work a lot, and I would say it's only happened, like, two or three times, where I've walked out and been like, This was the right thing and the right choice and they should just cast me.
    — Zoe Kazan
    tags: time  work  choice  star  right  career 
    I don't feel like I possess a particular political intelligence, and when I read work that does, I feel like somebody else is going to have the right political thing to say. As a citizen, I feel an enormous need to respond, and immediately post-election, I felt like, What is my work worth? Should I quit what I'm doing and go work on the 2018 election now? How is what I'm putting into the world meaningful?
    — Zoe Kazan
    I love when I'm writing and I'm cringing because I know I'm doing something right.
    — Zoe Cassavetes
    tags: right  writing 
    What really sells a fight, and any kind of action, is the performance of it. If someone is uncomfortable or uncertain about doing action because they're too concerned about their safety or about being right, it pulls them out of being that character, in that situation.
    — Zoe Bell
    tags: character  action  fight  right  sell 
    It's all right to tell a wife the brutal truth, but you've got to go sort of easy with your lady-love.
    — Zoe Akins
    tags: truth  right  wife 
    Messi does not need his right foot, though. He only uses the left and he's still the best in the world! Imagine if he also used his right foot... Then we would have serious problems!
    — Zlatan Ibrahimovic
    tags: right  imagine 
    The African-American community still needs to come together as one and stand up for rights of the people and of what's happening in their culture, their community.
    — 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 
    The most important thing my father taught me is that every man has to stand up for his rights.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: men  right  father 
    I am a leader. Leaders always get heat. They're always going against the grain. Jimi Hendrix got heat; Bob Marley got heat; Miles Davis got heat. Every great artist got heat. Heat means you're doing something right.
    — Ziggy Marley
    tags: right  leader  artist 
    My best business decision was to be independent as a musician and artist. My worst was compromising on certain aspects of a deal for the sake of other members of my group when I shouldn't have, because I was right in the end.
    — Ziggy Marley
    I've spent a lot of time in America since Sept. 11, 2001. Being here, I was noticing that the people, who in the '60s used to voice their opinions about their rights, are much different today. People are afraid to voice opposition to the government in a mass way.
    — Ziggy Marley
    I think the people should have a right to boycott whoever they want to boycott without the government making them into criminals and try to protect corporations from people. They should protect people from corporations.
    — Ziggy Marley
    The powerful and prominent soar like dragons, the heroic and valiant fight like tigers: but if you look upon them with cool eyes, they are like ants gathering on rancid meet, like flies swarming on blood. Judgments of right and wrong bristle like porcupine quills: but if you meet them with cool feelings, that is like a forge melting metal, like hot water dissolving snow.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: powerful  fight  right  eyes  wrong  dragon  water  blood 
    When thoughts arise, as soon as you sense them heading on the road of desire, bring them right back onto the road of reason. Once they arise, notice them, once you notice them, you can change them. This is the key to turning calamity into fortune, rising from death and returning to life.
    — Zicheng Hong
    tags: death  desires  thoughts  key  right 
    If you want to nourish a bird, you should let it live any way it chooses. Creatures differ because they have different likes and dislikes. Therefore the sages never require the same ability from all creatures. . . concepts of right should be founded on what is suitable. The true saint leaves wisdom to the ants, takes a cue from the fishes, and leaves willfulness to the sheep.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: live  sage  true  right  wisdom 
    When he tries to extend his power over objects, those objects gain control of him. He who is controlled by objects loses possession of his inner self... Prisoners in the world of object, they have no choice but to submit to the demands of matter! They are pressed down and crushed by external forces: fashion, the market, events, public opinion. Never in a whole lifetime do they recover their right mind!... What a pity!
    — Zhuangzi
    If you persist in trying to attain what is never attained (It is Tao's gift), if you persist in making effort to obtain what effort cannot get, if you persist in reasoning about what cannot be understood, you will be destroyed by the very thing you seek. To know when to stop, to know when you can get no further by your own action, this is the right beginning!
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: action  right 
    Easy is right. Begin right and you are easy. Continue easy and you are right. The right way to go easy is to forget the right way, and forget that the going is easy.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: right 
    Right is not right; so is not so. If right were really right it would differ so clearly from not right that there would be no need for argument. If so were really so, it would differ so clearly from not so that there would be no need for argument.
    — Zhuangzi
    tags: right 
    When the shoe fits, the foot is forgotten; when the belt fits, the belly is forgotten; when the heart is right, "for" and "against" are forgotten. There is no change in what is inside, no following what is outside, when the adjustment to events is comfortable. One begins with what is comfortable and never experiences what is uncomfortable, when one knows the comfort of forgetting what is comfortable.
    — Zhuangzi
    Thus, those who say they would have right without its correlate, wrong; or good government without its correlate, misrule, do not apprehend the great principles of the universe, nor the nature of all creation.
    — Zhuangzi
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