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Peter Coyote Quotes





Any political agenda and organization which doesn't begin with personal responsibility is just half the argument. It's just not going to succeed.
 

Business is a subset of the environment, not the other way around. You can't have a healthy economy, you can't have a healthy anything in a degraded environment.
 

Everyone knows that our current system is kind of like legalized prostitution. The corporate sector completely controls the civic sector.
 

I got out of college and I went to get my master's in creative writing at San Francisco State. I was working as an actor at the Actor's Workshop, being abused as a intern.
 

I think it's good that people value their bodies and take care of them. I think if you cross the line and begin using your body as an asset or as an extension of your vanity, you've gone too far.
[Bodies]
 

I think the '60s were an extraordinary time. I feel bad for the kids today who missed this wonderful confluence, which was simultaneously a confluence of the global and the mythological.
 

I would say 90 percent of my mail and phone calls are from people who want some kind of help or succor or commitment from me to do something.
 

Interdependence is a fact, it's not an opinion.
 

It came home to me indelibly that I was never going to change anything in America by walking around carrying a sign. It was a great revelation. It saved me a lot of anxiety and a lot of wasted energy.
 

Kennedy invited us into the White House-the first time in the history of the White House picketers had been invited inside. This made front page headlines.
 

Money is a way of creating scarcity.
 

The body is an inviolable limit. And you have to really hurt it before you know that.
 

The self is just not a worthy enough vehicle to worship.
 

You don't see artists sitting around a lot, talking about ideology. They find out what they believe, and what they're doing, by doing it.