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The entertainment industry isn't a line of work encouraged in the Persian c

The entertainment industry isn't a line of work encouraged in the Persian culture. When I called my dad to say I wanted to quit medicine, there was about three minutes of silence. I'm not sure he knew what to do with himself!
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

To silence criticism is to silence freedom.

To silence criticism is to silence freedom.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

The job of the press is to speak truth to power. And yet, for doing our job

The job of the press is to speak truth to power. And yet, for doing our job, we are persecuted. I say that these aggressive and illegal tactics to silence us - inventing arbitrary legal interpretations, over-zealous charges and disproportionate sentences
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

When I'm sitting at the desk not being able to write line one, it's silence

When I'm sitting at the desk not being able to write line one, it's silence and despair! It's not so easy to put the pen to the legal pad or type the first sentence on the computer screen.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

A rat race is for rats. We're not rats. We're human beings. Reject the insi

A rat race is for rats. We're not rats. We're human beings. Reject the insidious pressures in society that would blunt your critical faculties to all that is happening around you, that would caution silence in the face of injustice lest you jeopardise you
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

To hike out alone in the desert; to sleep on the valley floor on a night wi

To hike out alone in the desert; to sleep on the valley floor on a night with no moon, in the pitch black, just listening to the boom of silence: you can't imagine what that's like.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

I think to be in exile is a curse, and you need to turn it into a blessing.

I think to be in exile is a curse, and you need to turn it into a blessing. You've been thrown into exile to die, really, to silence you so that your voice cannot come home. And so my whole life has been dedicated to saying, 'I will not be silenced.'
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

At home, I love reaching out into that absolute silence, when you can hear

At home, I love reaching out into that absolute silence, when you can hear the owl or the wind.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

For too long, our society has shrugged off bullying by labeling it a 'rite

For too long, our society has shrugged off bullying by labeling it a 'rite of passage' and by asking students to simply 'get over it.' Those attitudes need to change. Every day, students are bullied into silence and are afraid to speak up. Let's break thi
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

One of the things I've always enjoyed is moving around and staying fit. Phy

One of the things I've always enjoyed is moving around and staying fit. Physicality is such a big part of being an actor, but it's also about stillness and silence.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.

Silence is one of the hardest arguments to refute.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections

Choose silence of all virtues, for by it you hear other men's imperfections, and conceal your own.
Posted 1 month, 2 weeks ago

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