"There is one day that is ours. Thanksgiving Day is the one day that is purely American."
"I long for the days when athletes were revered. I want to see the romance return to sports, to see people enjoy the game purely for the game and the players."
"Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war."
"Make no mistake, most women are well aware that they've never had it so good when they enter a spa or salon, it is purely a hair/nails thing, a prelude to an evening of guilt-free fun."
"The purely agitation attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject."
"The attempt to redefine the family as a purely voluntary arrangement grows out of the modern delusion that people can keep all their options open all the time."
"The problem for me, still today, is that I write purely with one dramatic structure and that is the rite of passage. I'm not really skilled in any other. Rock and roll itself can be described as music to accompany the rite of passage."
"Americans have an abiding belief in their ability to control reality by purely material means... airline insurance replaces the fear of death with the comforting prospect of cash."
"The purely agitational attitude is not good enough for a detailed consideration of a subject."
"War had always seemed to me to be a purely human behavior. Accounts of warlike behavior date back to the very first written records of human history it seemed to be an almost universal characteristic of human groups."