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«I had now made about 45 pictures, but what had I become? I knew all too well: a phallic symbol. All over the world I was, as a name and personality, equated with sex.»
«Men in authority will always think that criticism of their policies is dangerous. They will always equate their policies with patriotism, and find criticism subversive.»
«Once freedom is equated with a certain material standard of living, confiscation becomes the path to liberation»
«People equate sexy with promiscuous. They think that because I'm shaped this way, I must be scandalous - like running around and bringing men into my hotel room. But it's just the opposite.»
«I shall always equate a spontaneous song with a complete moment of happiness...»
«If you could equate the amount of time and effort put in mentally and physically into succeeding on the baseball field and measured it by the dirt on your uniform, mine would have been black.»
«Complexity and profundity have been equated by the academic culture just as fame and significance have been conflated by the popular culture. Fame and significance have nothing to do with one another; and complexity and profundity have nothing to do with one another.»
«Human beings live -- literally live, as if life is equated with the mind -- by symbols, particularly words, because the brain is constructed to process information almost exclusively in their terms.»
«If peace is equated simply with the absence of war, it can become abject pacifism that turns the world over to the most ruthless.»
«Look in the mirror, and don't be tempted to equate transient domination with either intrinsic superiority or prospects for extended survival.»
Author: Stephen Jay Gould
, The Mirror