communal quotes

We lived, until I was 12 or so, in communal apartment with five different families and the same kitchen, in two little - my brother and me and my parents. It was hell, but it was a common thing. My father was not general or admiral, but he was colonel. He was teaching in military academy military topography.Mikhail Baryshnikov

For I firmly believe that Jewish life, indeed any communal life, can only be organized according to democratic principles.Theodore Bikel

There are always a few who stand up in times of communal madness and have the courage to say that what unites us is greater than what divides us.Geraldine Brooks

I still that that movie-goers like the experience of leaving their homes and going to have a communal experience, especially in comedies or interactive things where you can get an audience reaction to.Jerry Bruckheimer

Going to the movies still remains, arguably, amongst the best communal experiences that human beings can share.Mark Canton

It's interesting when you're trying to create a character in animation. It's really a communal effort.Steve Carell

Writing is sort of putting a puzzle together halfway. Then, performing it has always been the completion of it. Once that happens, I'm feeling verbally communal with other people. It's out there and I feel so much better about it.Brandi Carlile

I think I used to do everything and then people had a problem with that within the band, so we're doing more of a communal thing.Julian Casablancas

I don't think Hollywood makes many good films anymore. How many directors can you really trust to have an artistic vision, not a corporate vision or a watered-down communal one?Nick Cave

There is no nonsense so gross that society will not, at some time, make a doctrine of it and defend it with every weapon of communal stupidity.Robertson Davies

We are stronger as a group than an individual. Think in a cooperative and communal way, set up local food hubs and create growing communities.Arthur Potts Dawson

I'm the most communal person that exists and a very solitary person. So I think writing is a form of getting to the community and being alone, and it's the best of both possible worlds.Ariel Dorfman

Many legitimate forms of ownership, mainly cooperative and communal, had not been used to any effective extent mainly because of the imposition of Stalinist restrictions.Alexander Dubcek

My husband is not American. He was born in Brazil, where he grew up under a filthy, corrupt dictatorship. In his twenties, he moved to Europe, where he lived for a while under various socialist democracies. He spent a few years on a kibbutz in Israel, living out a utopian experiment in communal existence.Elizabeth Gilbert

Storytelling in general is a communal act. Throughout human history, people would gather around, whether by the fire or at a tavern, and tell stories. One person would chime in, then another, maybe someone would repeat a story they heard already but with a different spin. It's a collective process.Joseph Gordon-Levitt

The Internet is allowing us to get back to what's really more natural, which is that storytelling is a shared thing. It's our natural way to be communal.Joseph Gordon-Levitt

I think winter wear is communal. You get some gloves and a scarf from a lost-and-found box, wash them, wear them for a while until you lose them. Then somebody else does the same thing.Adrian Grenier

Television, despite its enormous presence, turns out to have added pitifully few lines to the communal memory.Justin Kaplan

A poet can feel free, in my estimation, to write a poem for himself. Or a painter can paint a painting for himself. You can write a short story for yourself. But for me, comedy by its nature is communal. If other people don't get it, I'm not sure why you are doing it.Keegan-Michael Key

If you're working on a movie, you want it to be projected on the largest tapestry possible, and the sound to be perfect, and for that kind of communal experience of the movies to take place for it.Greg Kinnear