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"Opportunities are seldom labeled." - John G. Shedd

"I've never, ever labeled myself." - Mika

"I won't be labeled as average." - Rachel

"I've been labeled all my life." - Corey Feldman

"A lot of people have already labeled me the Savior." - Robert Griffin Iii

"I haven't gotten labeled as a Hispanic actor" - Mario Lopez

"I want to be labeled 'a human who loves humans.'" - Raven-Symone

"You are too free and untamable to be labeled." - Steve Pavlina

"Remember, nothing in life comes labeled, YOU are the labeler." - Steve Maraboli

"Truth is truth, whether labeled 'science' or 'religion.'" - Ezra Taft Benson

"I haven't gotten labeled as a Hispanic actor." - Mario Lopez

"When I was labeled stupid, that scarred me forever." - Terry Bradshaw

"It's bad to be labeled just another singer-songwriter." - James Bay

"Labeled fools to the world are geniuses to the cosmos." - Criss Jami

"Everyone is so terrified of being labeled a racist." - Eli Roth

"People who are labeled as disrespectful do not get the same opportunities afforded to those who are labeled as respectful." - Andy Andrews

"I don't wanna be labeled as straight or labeled as gay. I just want people to look at me and see me as white." - Sarah Silverman

"There is not a single human characteristic that can be safely labeled as American." - Mark Twain

"Without the possibility of action, all knowledge comes to one labeled 'file and forget.'" - Ralph Ellison

"If you're in jazz and more than ten people like you, you're labeled commercial." - Herbie Mann

"I' tired of old people being labeled as worthless,useless,toothless and sexless" - Claude Pepper

"I refuse to be labeled immoral merely because I am godless." - Madam C. J. Walker

"Stay alert. The big moral crossroads in your life may not come labeled as such." - George Saunders

"I don't like to be labeled as lonely just because I am alone." - Delta Burke

"Labeled a delinquent. That's the only kind of label I want to be crucified under." - Osamu Dazai

"I believe that there is a great fear in our generation of being labeled as priggish." - Queen Elizabeth II

"Sometimes when we are labeled, when we are branded our brand becomes our calling." - William Shakespeare

"Once you get labeled, there's nothing you can do about it." - Tim Burton

"I guess in a way I try to avoid being labeled as a traditional DJ." - Girl Talk

"Books can be dangerous. The best ones should be labeled This could change your life." - Helen Exley

"I refuse to be labeled immoral merely because I am godless." - Peter Walker

"There isn't a single human characteristic that can be safely labeled as American." - Mark Twain

"Writers aren't born properly labeled so it is hard to know one when one appears." - Julianna Baggott

"I've learned that a family can have little glitches without being labeled dysfunctional." - Kathy Najimy

"I generally don't think most situations can be labeled as black or white." - Heath Ledger

"I was labeled a troublemaker, my mom an unfit mother, and I was not welcome anywhere." - Ryan White

"I think today women are very scared to celebrate themselves, because then they just get labeled." - Charlize Theron

"I try to look for the good in everybody, regardless of the way they're labeled." - Richard Thompson

"Labels are for the things men make, not for men. The most primitive man is too complex to be labeled." - Rex Stout

"You need people with the courage to stand up and voice their opposition without being labeled unpatriotic." - Wesley Clark

"Choices lead to habits. Habits become talents. Talents are labeled gifts. You're not born this way, you get this way." - Seth Godin

"The will to label will always prevail over what's being labeled, usually at the expense of either truth or understanding" - Boyd Rice

"I've always done everything at my disposal to avoid labeling what I do, or to avoid being labeled myself" - Boyd Rice

"Choices lead to habits. Habits become talents. Talents are labeled gifts. You're not born this way, you get this way." - Seth Godin

"We need to start listening to each other and getting out of our own little labeled bubbles." - Glenn Beck

"I wouldn't mind being labeled as "angry," if it wasn't used once again to denigrate and belittle." - Jamaica Kincaid

"[Joseph McCarthy is] the only major politician in the country who can be labeled liar without fear of libel." - Joseph Alsop

"You have to adhere to a certain morality, a certain level of decorum, or else you'll be punished and labeled." - Margaret Cho

"I don't have a problem being labeled a sex symbol, though I personally don't feel very sexy about myself." - John Abraham

"I am doing things that are true to me. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled." - Johnny Depp

"I think women get labeled a lot as being crazy. But I think men make us crazy." - Jules Asner

"I was labeled at a young age - Miss Unemotional, Miss Cool, and that would carry over to my press conferences." - Chris Evert

"It's a disease of critics that once they've labeled someone, it's very hard to change their perspective. It's laziness." - Michael Haneke

"Once you are labeled 'the best' you want to stay up there, and you can't do it by loafing around." - Larry Bird

"I've always done everything at my disposal to avoid labeling what I do, or to avoid being labeled myself." - Boyd Rice

"The will to label will always prevail over what's being labeled, usually at the expense of either truth or understanding." - Boyd Rice

"The framework of men's wear is so narrow, that when you play at the edges you get labeled." - Hedi Slimane

"All business success rests on something labeled a sale, which at least momentarily weds company and customer." - Tom Peters

"Huge numbers of embassy cables are labeled 'unclassified' or 'limited official use' and deal with mundane matters." - Elliott Abrams

"Of course I'm going to be labeled as a sex symbol. I made my bed, and I'm sleeping in it." - Miranda Kerr

"It takes some courage to write fiction about politically controversial topics. The dread is you'll be labeled a political writer." - Barbara Kingsolver

"I've always tried to stay clear of being labeled, putting a label on what type of music that I make." - Chino Moreno

"Everyone wants to label me, but I don't want to be labeled as a rapper or a movie actor." - Riff Raff

"A broader reading of history shows that appeasement, no matter how it is labeled, never fulfills the hopes of the appeasers." - Ronald Reagan

"Had middle class black women begun a movement in which they had labeled themselves "oppressed," no one would have taken them seriously." - Bell Hooks

"Once you are labeled 'the best' you want to stay up there, and you can't do it by loafing around. If I don't keep changing. I'm history." - Larry Bird

"The experience and behavior that gets labeled schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation." - Ronald David Laing

"Some people are always critical of vague statements. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements; they are the only ones which can correctly be labeled wrong." - Raymond Smullyan

"The industry's not stupid. The industry knows that if those foods are labeled "genetically engineered," the public will shy away and won't take them." - Jeremy Rifkin

"If you procrastinate frequently enough to be labeled a procrastinator, then you're likely doing the wrong thing or doing it incorrectly." - Alan Robert Neal

"We're boxed in and labeled before we're ever able to speak who we believe we are or who we dream we'll become." - Andrea Gibson

"We found the bathrooms, which were labeled 'Aliens' and 'Femaliens.' 'Finally,' I said to J.Lo. 'Here's a bathroom you're allowed to use." - Adam Rex

"Why do we electrocute men for murdering an individual and then pin a purple heart on them for mass slaughter of someone arbitrarily labeled "enemy?" - Sylvia Plath

"Make an extensive table of project 'deliverables'. Label one column 'as requested'. Create another column labeled 'could be'. Make each 'could be' wild and woolly!" - Tom Peters

"We share in the certainty that people labeled with mental illness are first and above all, human beings. Our lives are precious and are of infinite value." - Patricia Deegan

"Anyone who strays too far from the majority view or the conventional wisdom is bound to be labeled "arrogant," "a maverick," "a Wildman," "weird," or even "crazy."" - John Eliot

"To some extent, we are all labeled by what we're able to achieve. But more importantly, we are defined by what we attempt." - Scott Tinley

"There seems to be a general impression that to be known as normal in Hollywood is akin to being labeled as rare animal in a zoo." - Irene Dunne

"As I say, you get labeled. To stop all that, I've got to win things - that's the only way you make your mark." - Jamie Redknapp

"I'm cynical about society, politics, newspapers, government. But I'm not cynical about life, love, goodness, death. That's why I really don't want to be labeled a cynic." - John Lennon

"My experience in life tells me that the values that are now being labeled 'conservative' are the only way that blacks can get ahead." - Shelby Steele

"In my case, once you sell a lot of books and you are labeled a bestselling author, the serious critics are never gonna say anything nice about you." - John Grisham

"We need to demand that our food is labeled, especially genetically modified foods, and learn how it is produced, processed, and grown." - Daphne Oz

"What is great now is not even close to what Jimmy Hendrix was. We need to reevaluate the standards of what's [labeled] great music." - Eyedea

"We have a storage close by where I live, that's very organised. My guitar tech, Matty organised it all, labeled everything." - John Petrucci

"You think he left a big flashing arrow pointing to a filing cabinet labeled 'Evidence Here!'? He's a Stray, Ethan, not Wile E. Coyote!" - Rachel Vincent

"It's pathetic how we can't live with the things we can't understand. How we need everything labeled and explained and deconstructed." - Chuck Palahniuk

"The experience and behavior that gets labeled schizophrenic is a special strategy that a person invents in order to live in an unlivable situation." - R D Laing

"I'm labeled a comedic actor, which is awesome. But I love getting the occasional dramatic role, too. Some of your best dramatic actors are ultimately comedians." - Jim Oheir

"I think sometimes Hall of Famers might get labeled as guys who aren't suited for a coaching job or to be back at the Major League level." - Ryne Sandberg

"Whether it's an innate ability or an acquired way of regarding the world around us, being labeled as funny can only be accepted as a compliment." - Alan Zweibel

"I do intelligent roles. I don't want to be labeled as doing silly movies. I'm more mature than kids my age because I'm constantly surrounded by adults." - Mischa Barton

"For lack of a better term, they've labeled me a sex symbol. It's flattering and it should happen to every bald, overweight guy." - Dennis Franz

"Every daring attempt to make a great change in existing conditions, every lofty vision of new possibilities for the human race, has been labeled Utopian." - Emma Goldman

"I don't like to be labeled, to be anything. I've made the mistake before myself of labeling my music, but it's counter-productive." - Neil Young

"I have a disturbing problem with losing things. My vulnerability to loss-distress could properly be labeled not only inordinate, but neurotic." - Dick Cavett

"In England, I'm already labeled a rock photographer, which is a little insulting, because I'm not a rock photographer at all." - Anton Corbijn

"If you get labeled a winner, people come along for the ride. Might as well enjoy it and they should too." - Barbara Corcoran

"I like to think of myself as my own guy. I don't want to be labeled as a Tea Party guy, but I'm not necessarily against their agenda." - David Joyce

"There's an unwritten law that you cannot have a Jewish character in a film who isn't 100 percent perfect, or you're labeled anti-Semitic." - Spike Lee

"Once you're labeled as mentally ill, and that's in your medical notes, then anything you say can be discounted as an artefact of your mental illness." - Hilary Mantel

"If food is labeled, some people might choose to eat stuff that's genetically modified. They might decide they love it. But give us a choice." - Ziggy Marley

"The industry's not stupid. The industry knows that if those foods are labeled 'genetically engineered', the public will shy away and won't take them." - Jeremy Rifkin

"The industry's not stupid. The industry knows that if those foods are labeled 'genetically engineered,' the public will shy away and won't take them." - Jeremy Rifkin

"'The Assassination of Jesse James' remains one of my favorite films that I've done. You know, it's still labeled a loser." - Brad Pitt

"I guess I'm attracted to these off beat roles because my life has been a bit abnormal. The only thing I have a problem with is being labeled." - Johnny Depp

"Some people are always critical of vague statements. I tend rather to be critical of precise statements; they are the only ones which can correctly be labeled 'wrong'." - Raymond Smullyan

"I would be happy to be labeled as a writer of offbeat stories. I don't know how to do anything else." - Caroline Thompson

"Humor has to surprise us; otherwise, it isn't funny. It's a death knell for a writer to be labeled a humorist because then it's not a surprise anymore." - Garrison Keillor

"Was it possible I'd labeled him incorrectly? Shallow jocksdidn't overcome adversity and accomplish the things Leif had. I'd labeled him, not even knowing him. Just because girls went gaga over him andevery boy wanted to be him didn't make him a jerk. The only jerk in the room happened to be the judgmental, elitist female. Me." - Abbi Glines

"I believe in equality. But I don't like the word feminist, because it's such a rational belief to think that women are equal to men, and I'm a rational person. You shouldn't be labeled for being reasonable. You should be labeled if you're f-cking crazy." - Michael Che

"Obama does not need to worry as much as past Democratic presidents about being labeled soft on national security - not after giving the order that led to the assassination of Osama bin Laden. No, his biggest concern is being labeled tone deaf on joblessness and debt." - Ron Fournier

"When I was young I was called a rugged individualist. When I was in my fifties I was considered eccentric. Here I am doing and saying the same things I did then and I'm labeled senile." - George Burns

"Hart is still like that little tub of vaguely milklike gunk that comes with airline coffee. It is labeled a "nondairy" product. Fine: we know what is is non, but what is it?" - George Will

"Some labeled Jerry Falwell an American version of the Ayatollah Khomeni. People for the American Way, a group organized to counter the Moral Majority, launched a slick media campaign attaching the Nazi slur to the religious right." - Charles Colson

"I have the belief that truly evil people, it's a genetic evil. I only have the experience of exploring the landscape of some of the characters I've played that people have labeled as evil; I don't think they're evil." - Glenn Close

"I think, though, that perspective-awareness may follow from a kind of speaking that also came into my work more recently - the "assay" poems (some labeled that, some not) that engage an abstraction or object from multiple angles." - Jane Hirshfield

"Any large extension of the Government into business affairs - no matter what the pretense and no matter how the the extension is labeled - will be bound to promote waste and put a curb on our prosperity and progress." - Thomas A Edison

"I worry that we don't currently have a democracy in the United States. Instead we have what [political philosopher] Sheldon Wolin has recently labeled a sort of inverted totalitarianism." - Thomas L. Dumm

"It's very expressive of myself. I just lump everything in a great heap which I have labeled the past, and, having thus emptied this deep reservoir that was once myself, I am ready to continue." - Anonymous

"Emptying the ashtrays was very expressive of myself. i just lump everything in a great heap which i have labeled "the past," and having thus emptied this deep reservoir that was once myself, i am ready to continue." - Zelda Fitzgerald

"Many offenders are tracked for prison at early ages, labeled as criminals in their teen years, and then shuttled from their decrepit, underfunded inner city schools to brand-new, high-tech prisons." - Michelle Alexander

"There will be guards," Bast said. "And traps. And alarms. You can bet the house is heavily charmed to keep out gods." "Magicians can do that?" I asked. I imagined a big can of pesticide labeled God-Away." - Rick Riordan

"I don't want to be labeled as either a pansy or a heterosexual. Labeling is so self-limiting. We are what we do - not what we say we are." - Montgomery Clift

"For years The National has been labeled as a gloomy kind of rock bandI think mostly because of Matt's deep baritone voice, which even if he is singing about unicorns and butterflies, he just sounds sad most of the time." - Bryce Dessner

"Angel, saint, Devil's spawn, good or evil, you've got me pinned to the wall and labeled as yours until the day I die. And if you die first, then it won't be long before I follow." - Virginia C. Andrews

"Civilization is the process in which one gradually increases the number of people included in the term 'we' or 'us' and at the same time decreases those labeled 'you' or 'them' until that category has no one left in it." - Howie Winter

"Every soul confined in a prison of sin, guilt, or perversion has a key to the gate. The key is labeled "repentance." If you know how to use this key, the adversary cannot hold you." - Boyd K. Packer

"Altruism has always been one of biology's deep mysteries. Why should any animal, off on its own, specified and labeled by all sorts of signals as its individual self, choose to give up its life in aid of someone else?" - Lewis Thomas

"I'm not one of these guys who says 'Now I'm on a really hot show. Better quit soon before I get labeled.' That's the most ridiculous notion I'd ever heard." - Jeff Probst

"Emptying the ashtrays was very expressive of myself. i just lump everything in a great heap which i have labeled 'the past,' and having thus emptied this deep reservoir that was once myself, i am ready to continue." - Zelda Fitzgerald

"The life of Abraham Lincoln is by most accounts an amazing study in character formation. Yet he was notoriously disorganized; he even had a file in his law office labeled If you can't find it anywhere else, try looking here." - John Ortberg

"For years The National has been labeled as a gloomy kind of rock bandI think mostly because of Matt's deep baritone voice, which even if he is singing about unicorns and butterflies, he just sounds sad most of the time." - Bryce Dessner

"I was labeled as a tricky player early on and have been regarded as tricky throughout my whole career. It was said that I was able to pull out tricks from nowhere." - Judit Polgar

"I don't skip practice, I'm not late for meetings, I'm professional in everything I do, you never hear about me not showing up for planes and missing flights, so why is it that I'm always being labeled a bad guy?" - Jeff Cunningham

"In companies, there are three activities that should be labeled better. First there is the "CORE" which is the thing the company does that its customers pay it to do." - Lewis Schiff

"People with strong breeds are trying to be in control because their dog is labeled as aggressive or dangerous. That tells us how ignorant we are even though we love dogs." - Cesar Millan

"Some of my other stories are talked about as fantasy, some as horror, and some aren't talked about as genre at all. And the same story will be labeled differently depending on country." - Karin Tidbeck

"I dont want to be labeled one thing. My main thing I care about is being able to create the things I want to do with my friends, whatever platform that is." - Derek Waters

"I have what I came to find in my research is a mild form of synesthesia, though I never would have labeled it as such. It's how I think about numbers and letters. They all have inherent genders." - Leni Zumas

"For someone like me, who prefers to keep their life as private as possible, it was disconcerting to have to define so much about myself. I don't want to be labeled as one thing or another." - Amber Heard

"I have been a soreheaded occupant of a file drawer labeled Science Fiction... and I would like out, particularly since so many serious critics regularly mistake the drawer for a urinal." - Kurt Vonnegut

"Human beings, for all their pretensions, have a remarkable propensity for lending themselves to classification somewhere within neatly labeled categories. Even the outrageous exceptions may be classified as outrageous exceptions!" - W.J. Reichmann

"What is my identity? Nothing, said the Master. You mean that I am an emptiness and a void? said the incredulous disciple. Nothing that can be labeled. said the Master." - Anthony De Mello

"I never thought that I would be labeled something like Generation X because of that movie (Reality Bites). I had no idea going into it, and it wasn't a label I could relate to." - Ethan Hawke

"I guess it will always be that way until the Church learns how to take lessons from culture and from history, and stops... putting labels of spiritual and unspiritual on things which God never labeled. -Appalachian Melody" - Mark Heard

"Because GMOs aren't labeled, it's very hard to prove causality in terms of health effects. It's even more difficult because the seeds are patented, so independent researchers have a hard time gaining access to them." - Zoe Lister-Jones

"Wouldn't it be great to be gifted? In fact It turns out that choices lead to habits. Habits become talents. Talents are labeled gifts. You're not born this way, you get this way." - Seth

"What is my identity ?" "Nothing," said the Master. "You mean that I am an emptiness and a void?" said the incredulous disciple. "Nothing that can be labeled." said the Master." - Anthony De Mello

"For some reason I've been labeled that and it's fine, but there are a lot of other artists that sing real traditional stuff, so I don't know why they picked me. That's what I've always done." - Alan Jackson



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