quote by Gabrielle Zevin

Ask two people to tell you anything, you’ll get two versions. Even easy things like directions, let alone important or semi-controversial topics like why a fight started or what a person was generally like. If you don’t know something for yourself, you just can’t be sure.

— Gabrielle Zevin

Heartwarming Controversial Topics quotations

Like religion, politics, and family planning, cereal is not a topic to be brought up in public. It's too controversial.

Controversial topics quote The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and c
The ultimate measure of a man is not where he stands in moments of comfort and convenience, but where he stands at times of challenge and controversy.

I was fascinated by a compelling character embroiled in a controversial topic that told the story from a different point of view.

Controversial topics quote When a thing ceases to be subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of i
When a thing ceases to be subject of controversy, it ceases to be a subject of interest.

Media economics now are so dependent on people saying controversial things and an entire mini-news cycle springing up around this thing that that person said. It really behooves people in the public eye to know what's in the zeitgeist and to have opinions on it. It becomes a thing of is this genuine, or is this just a way for celebrities to keep themselves relevant in a time when this is obviously a hot topic?

What makes me vulnerable is speaking up about topics that may be controversial to others.

I'd like to think I'm going upriver in talking about world-view topics rather than particular political or controversial topics.

My "home" is a controversial topic. I don't exactly have one. I live all over the world.

Young people are having a hard time with what's reality and what's fantasy these days...We created discussion. It wasn't to create controversy for sale's sake, but rather it was my obligation to use the medium for discussion. Nobody's discussing the grown-up topics; they are faking and fronting.

The notion of political correctness has ignited controversy across the land.

And although the movement arises from the laudable desire to sweep away the debris of racism and sexism and hatred it replaces old prejudices with new one. It declares certain topics off-limits, certain expressions off-limits, even certain gestures off-limits. What began as a crusade for civility has soured into a cause of conflict and even censorship.

Throughout my career, I've always portrayed characters that were humorous, but also weren't afraid to speak their minds, especially when it came to racy or controversial topics. I think this struck a chord with the LGBT community. We both also share a very strong love for animals. When you combine the two, it's a very strong match.

For all the tough talk about China during the presidential debates, Romney and Obama evaded any mention of China's suspect human rights record, corruption, and rule of law. By not tackling these controversial topics, the candidates are protecting a strategic partnership with China at the expense of essential human values and beliefs.