An avowed homosexual, that would never be accepted in hockey - never Because it's a milieu where everyone is often naked.
The Paleolithic hunters who painted the unsurpassed animal murals on the ceiling of the cave at Altamira had only rudimentary tools. Art is older than production for use, and play older than work. Man was shaped less by what he had to do than by what he did in playful moments. It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities.
We live now in a milieu that tells us anything goes, everything is okay, and all ideas and behaviours have merit. That's hogwash, and you know it.
Every milieu has something ridiculous about it - film-making, the music world, painting - because people who take themselves seriously become funny pretty quickly.
I researched every milieu. If I were to do a movie tomorrow about a fashion designer, say, I would have to spend some time to find out what language they spoke. Because I would never be satisfied with my dialogue, I want something that gives you the color of that character right away.
A songwriter should have friends who are similarly interested; should move about in the milieu of work he has chosen for himself.
Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible.
You may say that the Iraqis are overcompensating for Saddam's deceptive pro-Arab slogans. This does not justify what is happening, but might explain it. Saddam used to give the Arabs privileges in Iraq while depriving the Iraqis of similar privileges. There is a reaction in the street and it should be contained. We cannot turn our backs on our Arab milieu.
Ballet's image of perfection is fashioned amid a milieu of wracked bodies, fevered imaginations, Balkan intrigue and sulfurous hatreds where anything is likely, and dancers know it.
Not all industry CEOs, especially in the software and Internet fields, see involvement in policy as necessarily important to their bottom line. They come from an entrepreneurial milieu and view government as a necessary evil.
It is the child in man that is the source of his uniqueness and creativeness, and the playground is the optimal milieu for the unfolding of his capacities and talents.
A fashionable milieu is one in which everybody's opinion is made up of the opinion of all the others. Has everybody a different opinion? Then it is a literary milieu.
The best job that was ever offered to me was to become a landlord in a brothel. In my opinion it's the perfect milieu for an artist to work in.
My college degree was in theater. But the real reason, if I have any success in that milieu, so to speak, is because I spent a lot of years directing, I spent a lot of years behind the camera.
By exploring the political and moral colorings of discoveries about what makes us tick, we can have a more honest science and a less fearful intellectual milieu.
In the present imperialistic milieu there can be no wars of national self-defense.