Gangsters lived in the neighborhood. They weren't apart from it. Their relationships with people were both benevolent and scary.
A nation's youths shouldn't be sent off to die.
My stepmother wanted to be an actress.
Just staying together is not a real virtue, if you're not happy. Or you're being denied. Or one person is being squashed. Or you really don't love each other; you're just there out of habit. That doesn't work, no matter how many years you stay together.
We don't realize how much racism has tainted our self-image as human beings.
OK, boss, I don't mind shuffling, but I won't scratch my head.