It is very easy to take for granted the phenomenon that we are each alive, but we must try not to.
The way to get killed around machinery was to take things for granted.
I think I've failed every test I've ever taken. If there was a failure I would have been it.
I think people in England take things for granted, we complain about our NHS system and yes it's not perfect but believe me it's far better than what they've got here.
I try and take everyone's ideals, common morals, flip them around, make people look at them differently, question them, so that you're not always taking things for granted.
I think that if you, as a comedian, are trying to be in people's face, then you've got to come up with new stuff every year. We're in a mass consumption phase where people take things for granted and want things to be instant when these are not things that can be instant.
I guess the main thing is, you unconsciously take things for granted, and you think the audience is with you, because you're with yourself.
All your youth you want to have your greatness taken for granted; when you find it taken for granted, you are unnerved.
I have plenty of invitations to go places, lots to do. If I'm not working, I go to have my hair taken care of and work at needlepoint
When I moved to Seattle, I was hanging out with kids who had done drugs, had sex a million times. I look at them now and realize their childhood was taken away.
I think there are steps that can be taken that haven't been required or energy to make that fight more secure and we are going to continue to push the federal government to do that.
The popular will cannot be taken for granted, it must be created.
It has been well over half a century and I'm glad to say we have taken the right path from authoritarianism to democracy and this is a road of no return.
Patriotism is strong nationalistic feeling for a country whose borders and whose legitimacy and whose ethnic composition is taken for granted.
We will have to give up taking things for granted, even the apparently simple things.
Instead, I was interested in what I guess I could call narrative indeterminacy, in questioning the apparent, taken-for-granted authority of any particular representation of the events in question.
I love Dead Ringers. A democratic set, the work was taken seriously.
I feel like sometimes people on television shows can start taking things for granted, or they don't want to be here or something like that.
We don't really make bad records, though some people might like some more than others. And we have never really done a bad show. So I think in a way maybe we've been taken for granted.
This time, there were no drugs involved. The hours were completely normal daytime hours. I think we were able to appreciate the interplay, where before we had taken it for granted.
The question is how to bring a work of imagination out of one language that was just as taken-for-granted by the persons who used it as our language is by ourselves. Nothing strange about it.
As our cities have developed, they've built sometimes small villages or communities that were in place. And we've taken for granted all of that child care, the neighbourliness, the help that you get from people nearby.
The lands granted were in the occupancy of savages and situated in a wilderness, of which the government had never taken possession, and of which it could not with its own citizens ever have taken possession.
To outlive one's child is a terrible thing, but to do so because your child has taken his or her life is horrible.
I think now I'm being taken a little more seriously. That's pure conjecture on my part.
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