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I have a comic character - my sister said that I'm the victim of every joke I tell.
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Never ask what sort of computer a guy drives. If he's a Mac user, he'll tell you. If not, why embarrass him?
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I can never tell ahead of time which book will give me trouble - some balk every step of the way, others seem to write themselves - but certainly the mechanics of writing, finding the time and the psychic space, are easier now that my children are grown.
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I'm quite interested in the absolute roots of narrative, why we tell stories at all: where the monsters come from.
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I was doing a show at the Comedy Store which Eddie Izzard saw, and we chatted for a bit afterwards. I didn't really know he was; we just hung out as comedians together, and when he heard my story, he said, 'Why don't you tell that on stage?' I didn't really want to burden people with all that, but he said that I could have fun with it.
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I'd always tell my mom, 'I want to be famous like Claudia Schiffer or Brigitte Bardot.'
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All the violence in videos and movies, you can't tell me that that wouldn't influence a disturbed person.
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When people tell me that I'm a hothead, I have one response, 'You got a problem with that?'
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I think top scientists need to be compensated at a different scale in society. Somebody with experience will tell you that true scientists are not motivated by money - they are motivated by the quest itself. That is true. But I think an additional recognition will not hurt.
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Sometimes it's even hard to tell the difference between a tic and a compulsion. But while tics stem from an urge in a specific part of the body - either completely unconsciously or through a premonitory sensation that's satisfied only by the tic - OCD bubbles up as conscious thoughts in the mind.
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Somebody has to tell the E.P.A. that we don't need you monkeying around and fiddling around and getting in our business with every kind of regulation you can dream up. You're doing nothing more than killing jobs. It's a cemetery for jobs at the E.P.A.
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Fans always tell me I'm beautiful, but no one will ever be as beautiful as them.
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I have often tried to tell the story of a place through people there.
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Can I tell you how strange it is to look in your rearview mirror and see guys in cars tailing you?
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We can tell from the imagery a tomb was looted from a particular period of time, and we can alert INTERPOL to watch out for antiquities from that time that may be offered for sale.
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I went to public school my whole life, graduated high school with my class. Growing up, I'd go to an audition, my friends would go to soccer practice and we'd all reconvene and hang out in our neighborhood. When I would book something, I would never tell my friends. Acting was just fun. I was a kid, I wasn't jaded.
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I could wear makeup today, and one person would say it looks bland, another would say it looks fake, and another might tell me I look really natural. Everyone is convinced their opinion is the truth, and that's what I struggle against.
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Stand up is really fun because if I think of a joke or a funny idea, then I can just go and tell some people and if they laugh, they laugh right away.
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I ask questions. I watch the world. And what I have discovered is that the parts of my fiction that people most tell me are 'unbelievable' are those that are most closely based on the real, those least diluted by my imagination.
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I feel very lucky and privileged to be a writer. I feel lucky in the sense that I can branch out into prose and tell different kinds of stories and stuff. But being a writer is so great because you're literally not dependent on anybody.
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As a child, I always enjoyed - my parents used to have these little cocktail parties - and I always loved trying to get the adults to tell me things they weren't supposed to say. And in many ways, that's what my job is today; it's getting people to tell me things that they probably are otherwise not supposed to say.
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I do absolutely want to be around as long as possible. I tell my son: 'You do realise, I am going to live to 100.'
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I've worked with actors who tell everyone what to do in the scene - that makes me go pretty atomic.
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To sell something, tell a woman it's a bargain; tell a man it's deductible.
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We can tell our values by looking at our checkbook stubs.

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