What's funny is a lot of conversation these days is about Hollywood and the effects of popular culture, but I never hear anyone mention that there are images from Iraq on television every day, ... I mean, it is violent. And yet it is almost like it is not on television. People are just real selective about what they choose to point fingers at.
We want people to experience art and think about it. The art reflects our time, it is about our culture.
There is a culture of pessimism in Germany. There is a sense that something can go wrong and they tend to look around for it.
Marriage brings one into fatal connection with custom and tradition, and traditions and customs are like the wind and weather, altogether incalculable.
People ought to tithe because they belong to a community that they believe in and they want to see prosper. Tithing is a form of voluntary taxation. In our culture, we should spend more time thinking in communitarian terms about taxation.
We know that implementing the convention will not be easy, as smoking is an ingrained habit in China, but the government has made clear its commitment to take action.
Roman, remember that you shall rule the nations by your authority, for this is to be your skill, to make peace the custom, to spare the conquered, and to wage war until the haughty are brought low.
Culture: the cry of men in face of their destiny.
I think the country is very settled in a lot of ways, and we saw that after the Democratic Convention. I think a lot of the bump that we enjoyed came when John Kerry selected John Edwards as his running mate.
The hip-hop culture is part of the NBA, ... It's not going to leave just because we change what we wear.
National anthems are symbols of a culture and symbols of what the majority of the country believes in.
The strategy in place today respects neither human rights nor the Geneva Conventions. The current administration in Washington is trying to combat terrorism outside legal means, the rule of law.
There's been a culture shift in terms of acceptance of breathing in other people's smoke.
We must not, however, be like the leaders of the great romantic revolt who, in their eagerness to get rid of the husk of convention, disregarded also the humane aspiration.
All of our forebears contributed to what South Africa has become. That does not, however, mean that I must apologize to anyone for being born a Zulu, or for having that culture.
I thought I would put it in there because you constantly see celebrities all the time in celebrity magazines and TV shows and the public almost follows them in a worshipping kind of way. While everything else in the exhibit is more spiritual or related to religion, this is a pop culture piece that I thought would show how spirituality is something that is applicable to everyday things, especially in our culture.
When we were engaged in the problems of survival we had no time to have anything to do with culture.
The Mind that lies fallow but a single Day, sprouts up in Follies that are only to be killed by a constant and assiduous Culture.
The Coast Guard recognizes we live in a global economy and that foreign-owned corporations are operating within the United States. Laws and international conventions are currently in place.
These aren't exactly people who lack voice or visibility in our culture.
Our democracy, our culture, our whole way of life is a spectacular triumph of the blah. Why not have a political convention without politics to nominate a leader who's out in front of nobody Maybe our national mindlessness is the very thing that keeps us from turning into one of those smelly European countries full of pseudo-reds and crypto-fascists and greens who dress like forest elves.
All three heroes need to be carried into the future as part of our Virginia culture. It's up to the good people of Virginia to make it so.
It's part of our culture, ... They bring a lot of business here. I don't think they belong anyplace else other than New York City.
Taylor is being honored as an extraordinary human being, musician and humanitarian who has made a global impact on music and culture, ... As the quintessential singersongwriter, he embodies the creative spirit that is the hallmark of our finest and most enduring musical icons. His impact on the music and culture of our era has been enormous.
the part that he has been waiting for. He's 38 years old. He's never led a movie successfully. When I say 'successfully,' I mean like to the point where it took root in the culture and became a fixture in the culture ... For all of the respect that he gets, it hasn't happened. And this is a role that required everything he absolutely had. This thing took a lot out of him.
I feel like a lot of culture left the city because the people are gone. You can tell they're mostly tourists.
Simply put, it works. The Exxon Mobil culture is something that a lot of people would like to understand better. I'm not really going to help them understand it, because it's the source of our competitive advantage.
As a culture, we're very emotional and I know that's a generality, but it's true. We need to believe that those folks on the screen are part of our household, and then you've got a hit.
I firmly believe this is an industry that has to reinvent its reason for existing. Companies will have to change what they need to sell, change how they sell, and therefore change their culture.
Gay culture is surviving and thriving. Some activists believe the recent rise in homophobic violence might be a gauge of the success of positive gay images.