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 Ed Asner - “Almost every position he took in his life I was highly supportive of. He was a hero in many respects.”
 Gregory Asner - “With this new technology, we are able to detect openings in the forest canopy down to just one or two individual trees. People have been monitoring large-scale deforestation in the Amazon with satellites for more than two decades, but selective logging has been mostly invisible until now.”
 Lee Krasner - “With Jackson there was quiet solitude. Just to sit and look at the landscape. An inner quietness. After dinner, to sit on the back porch and look at the light. No need for talking. For any kind of communication.”
 Lee Krasner - “Well, I'd say that the beginning of this thing came through with Art of This Century, Peggy Guggenheim's, where she opened this gallery and began showing some things that caused a little talk, amongst a lot of other things.”
 Lee Krasner - “The procedure was that an artist got a mural and then he would have anywhere from two to ten assistants depending on the size of the mural and how many assistants he needed, or she needed.”
 Lee Krasner - “Painting... in which the inner and the outer man are inseparable, transcends technique, transcends subject and moves into the realm of the inevitable.”
 Lee Krasner - “My own image of my work is that I no sooner settle into something than a break occurs. These breaks are always painful and depressing but despite them I see that there's a consistency that holds out, but is hard to define.”
 Ed Asner - “Raising kids is part joy and part guerilla warfare.”
 Lee Krasner - “Well, let's say we acknowledged the School of French Painting - the Paris School of painting as the leading force and vitality of the time. I think that was understood and felt and experienced.”
 Lee Krasner - “I have never been able to understand the artist whose image never changes.”
 Lee Krasner - “My studio was on 9th Street between University and Broadway.”
 Lee Krasner - “The Jumble Shop would be one place where we'd sometimes accumulate down in the Village. I think it might be just a place that's unknown that was right around the corner from wherever it was that we met.”
 Lee Krasner - “In the late 30s the name Pollock was totally unknown and unheard of.”
 Lee Krasner - “You were told how much space so it was a matter of whether you could send in two paintings or three paintings, you know, pending where the show was being held. You did submit work to be accepted. Once you were accepted that was it. You did your own selection of what went in.”
 Lee Krasner - “I knew de Kooning and I went to his studio so I knew about de Kooning's work. But only a little handful knew about it, you know. Maybe there were ten people that knew about it.”
 Ed Asner - “Anything you see on the cover of magazines at the grocery store checkout line is fair game for our NEW news format. Including aliens.”
 Ed Asner - “The interns recommended a new, Survivor format for news anchors. Every week viewers can vote to banish a news reporter off to 60 Minutes, 48 hours, or some other pseudo-news program. The one who's left will be our new anchor.”
 Ed Asner - “yet the ratings kept going down. We finally figured it out people don't dislike John, they're just tired of bad news. When they flip on the TV, they want to get AWAY from their problems, not hear about people getting thrown overboard tied to their boat anchor or working out so they can strangle innocent kids faster and better.”
 Jules Asner - “I like smart, funny, self-deprecating men.”
 Jules Asner - “I hardly wear any makeup.”
 Jules Asner - “I can't stand accessories.”
 Jules Asner - “I have an engagement ring, which is my favorite accessory.”
 Gregory Asner - “This method gives us an incredible map of the ubiquitous but very diffuse types of disturbances that exist in Brazil or in any tropical forest.”
 Ed Asner - “I pray that this council, which will probably be too late to save Iraq, will do what it can, which will be immeasurably strong in what it does in trying to save our democracy.”
 Ed Asner - “They're sheep. They like Bush enough to credit him with saving the nation after 911. Three thousand people get killed, and everybody thinks they're next on the list. The president comes along, and he's got his six-guns strapped on, and people think he's going to save them.”

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