All stories interest me, and some haunt me until I end up writing them. Certain themes keep coming up: justice, loyalty, violence, death, political and social issues, freedom.
— issues quotation by Isabel Allende
Few things are brought to a sucessful issue by impetuous desire, but most by calm and prudent forethought.
Voters don't decide issues, they decide who will decide issues.
Every great advance...has issued from a new audacity of imagination.
I haven't chosen to make an issue of faith.
Because some people have sex with people of the same sex, an entire culture has been created, broadly speaking, out of oppression. Which in a rational world would not be an issue.
I believe our biggest issue is the same biggest issue that the whole world is facing, and that's habitat destruction.
If we only discuss issues with people who agree with us, we stop learning and become self-righteous.
When you're a little kid, you don't see color, and the fact that my friends were black never crossed my mind. It never became an issue until I was a teenager and started trying to rap.
Feminism is an entire world view or gestalt, not just a laundry list of women's issues.
Happiness, contentment, the health and growth of the soul, depend, as men have proved over and over again, upon some simple issue, some single turning of the soul.
Life is too short to stress yourself with people who dont even deserve to be an issue in your life.
Got an issue, get a tissue.
We have to deal with two issues. Spending and taxes.
No matter what's happening in the Middle East - the Arab Spring, et cetera, the economic challenges, high rates of unemployment - the emotional, critical issue is always the Israeli-Palestinian one.
There is no such thing as a single-issues struggle because we do not live single-issue lives.
Prime Minister Benjamin Netyanahu made it real clear.
They're willing to be generous on some other concessions but not on the border issue. And I don't blame him.
Don't automatically obey Presidential directives if you disagree or if you suspect he hasn't considered key aspects of the issue.
On sensitive issues, talk isn't cheap - it takes real courage to pry open topics nailed shut.
When you can't solve and address and issue or opportunity, there is no harm or shame in reaching out for people who can.
I think suicide is sort of like cancer was 50 years ago.
People don't want to talk about it, they don't want to know about it. People are frightened of it, and they don't understand, when actually these issues are medically treatable.
Eating disorders can have serious medical and psychological consequences which, left unchecked, can kill. Parents should address this issue and ask their children to discuss how they feel about themselves.
I talk about a lot of issues I go through and some of my fans go through and try to create a fellowship where people can relate to each other.
I think the issues of identity mostly are poppycock.
We are what we have done, which includes our promises, includes our hopes, but promises first.
There are those who say to you -- we are rushing this issue of civil rights.
I say we are 172 years late.
I can never bring you to realize the importance of sleeves, the suggestiveness of thumb-nails, or the great issues that may hang from a boot-lace.
We have believed for many years, much earlier than anyone else was talking about this issue, that it was in the interest of China to evolve to a more flexible exchange rate system.
Issues are never simple. One thing I'm proud of is that very rarely will you hear me simplify the issues.
I look at modern life and I see people not taking responsibility for their lives. The temptation to blame, to find external causes to one's own issues is something that is particularly modern. I know that personally I find that sense of responsibility interesting.
The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the people versus the banks.
Girls' inner critics are starting to reveal themselves at a younger and younger age. And body image issues are an aspect of their lives which is causing them low self esteem and day-to-day suffering.