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  • There can be no assumption that today's majority is "right" and the Amish and others like them are "wrong." A way of life that is odd or even erratic but interferes with no rights or interests of others is not to be condemned because it is different.
    (Warren E. Burger)
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  • That's not the Amish way of life. There's three words that I don't like court, suing, judge. It's not scriptural to sue someone.
    (Nathaniel Byler)
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  • The Amish do many other things that are good. Let them do that. Let the animals go.
    (Linda Blair)
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  • We're dealing with fundamentalists... the Amish are fundamentalists, but they don't try and hijack a carriage at needlepoint. And, if you're ever in Amish country and you see a man with his hand buried in a horse's ass, that's a mechanic. Remember that.
    (Robin Williams)
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  • At Motel 6 in Amish Country I wonder if they leave the light on for you?
    (Jay London)
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  • We had a little crisis when Matt and Sarah had to replace their shower curtain liner and we said no. But we put the word out and someone found one for them. It's like the Amish - we help each other out. We raise a barn every week.
    (John Perry)
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  • I was struck by the Amish aspect of the film, ... As my first American film, I could go to a country within a country, and that would seem to me a better landing spot for me, as an English-speaking foreign director. I don't think I would have done it if, instead of the Amish community, it had been the Italian community in New York. I would have felt too inhibited and thought that the territory of other filmmakers.
    (Peter Weir)
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  • We deal with about 50 different Amish families from Ohio who hand-make all our furniture. We have 40, maybe 50 catalogues for you to go through, and when you see something that you want, we'll shop around because the prices do vary. We find the best price that we can pass on to the customer -- the best quality at the best price.
    (John Mancini)
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  • On one of the surveys for The Mosquito Coast,' which had stalled, I was in Belize waiting to go across a river, and there was a punt coming toward us, the very punt we would take across the river, ... I thought they were coming back from a fancy dress party, but it was too early in the morning. Then someone told me they were Amish They got off the punt looking like they were in makeup and wardrobe from an 18th Century production. That was a tremendous hook for me.
    (Peter Weir)
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  • In the Amish country, the average price is between 1,000 and 1,500. Art quilts can go for much more than that, just like an artist's oil painting. Handmade quilts are more valuable than machine-made quilts. Some of them take six months to a year to make.
    (Diane McColley)
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