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In high school, I loved history. I also loved cosmography, algebra. Mexico is so rich in culture and history, and I have always enjoyed that.
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I love the responsibility of being a Victoria's Secret spokesmodel. It's a great life skill.
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Life is full of surprises.
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I can feel the 60S looming. In my profession, I've just moved along with my age. By thinking in decades, rather than whether someone's 42 or 47, you can give yourself a whole 10 years to turn yourself around in.
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Politics in a literary work, is like a gun shot in the middle of a concert, something vulgar, and however, something which is impossible to ignore.
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Balls are to men what purses are to women.
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I'm sure there were plenty of loving, attentive mothers in the 'me generation,' but none of them lived at my house.
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Love is what we aspire to most in our lives.
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John Ford was so funny that I couldn't wait to go to work in the morning.
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I talk so much about sex that girls just want to meet me.
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I'm very nervous about taking jobs. I always make sure that, if I'm going to work with somebody, that they really understand what it is that I want to do. I'd rather not take the job than be vague about how I'm going to do something and run into trouble later on. It's a hard thing to negotiate.
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I don't think I'd be a very good parent. I'd be too honest.
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I have to say, without sounding like a total tosser, that everything I've learned in life, and that has taken me out of my natural interior life, has been with men. They exposed me to things that I wasn't aware of. I learned from all the guys.
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I'm in politics to change things - if possible, for the better. I was a journalist for a long time, but I had a kind of midlife crisis, and I decided I needed to do something to get on the pitch and stop endlessly kicking over other peoples' sandcastles.
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None so little enjoy themselves, and are such burdens to themselves, as those who have nothing to do. Only the active have the true relish of life.
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Instead of being concerned that you have no office, be concerned to think how you may fit yourself for office. Instead of being concerned that you are not known, seek to be worthy of being known.
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I've tried open-ended jobs and found myself incredibly unhappy. I don't like the monomania of showing up every day and doing the same thing. I don't know where my next cheque is coming from, I don't know where my next job is coming from, I have really sketchy health insurance, but I need variety in my life.
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I think the problem with the term graphic novel is it sounds pompous, it sounds pretentious, whereas on the continent, they call it an album, which to me sounds, it's got more much of a connotation of a kind of a music single and an album collection.
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I didn't want to repeat my mistakes so I stopped, took some time out and started having therapy. My songs were bringing up feelings inside of me I didn't really understand, so I wanted to understand where they were coming from to help me be a better person and a better songwriter.
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My first love is writing and producing. So I sometimes put my own stuff off to work on other people's projects.
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Over time, it's occurred to me that my protagonists all originate in some aspect of myself that I find myself questioning or feeling uncomfortable about.
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People understand we have a dependence upon foreign oil. What they do not understand and find incredibly ridiculous is that we import refined product just making us more dependent on the industry.
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Superman's always chasing after someone who just mugged somebody, and I've never seen that happen in my life.
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I loved school so much that most of my classmates considered me a dork.
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I'm definitely responsible for the image that I put out there. But it does become frustrating, because I don't want 'sexy' to be my defining characteristic. I'd love for my ambition and will and intellect and sense of humour to define me as well.
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I can be sarcastic.
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I'm gonna be blunt and plain, if one ever looks at me like that I'm gonna kill him and tell God he died.
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But I don't know if people are meant to be together. You have to have a lot in common, choose well and be really fortunate. It's not like you're sprinkled with fairy dust. You have to believe that love will be there when you need it.
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My hair is an untidy bob. I am very dark, but I embellish the roots because I am white in one clump.
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I think animation is like running a marathon, and making a movie is like a 100 meter sprint. The question is: are you a marathon man or are you a sprinter? I realized that I was more of a sprinter than a marathon man. With a long, long project, I get bored easily.
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I grew up singing and dancing, so people have been calling me gay since fifth grade. I've heard everything you could possibly hear about it. But I do love gay people, so I'm not going to act like I was insulted or angry about it.
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I resent the idea that people would blame the messenger for the message, rather than looking at the content of the message itself.
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No matter how beautiful the theory, one irritating fact can dismiss the entire formulism, so it has to be proven.
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I've been extraordinarily fortunate that I've been able to go live a very active, stressful life. And I don't believe that my heart disease changed me for the worst.
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Infinite power just isn't very interesting, no matter what game you're playing. It's much more fun when you have a limited tool set to use against the odds.
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One thorn of experience is worth a whole wilderness of warning.
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I work with The National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse at Columbia University. I sit proudly as one of only two recovering addicts on their board.
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The ideas of the ruling class are in every epoch the ruling ideas, i.e., the class which is the ruling material force of society, is at the same time its ruling intellectual force.
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I do not believe in eating fish hot. People always insist on hot fish, but that leaves it dried out.
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The Humane Society is so great to work with. Because everyone there is so nice and supportive, and they're all animal lovers like me.
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I eventually became an actor, starting with doing stand-up comedy in New York and then theater wherever they would let me. Finally, I moved out here to Los Angeles and got on a show.
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Be open-minded and available to everything and not just saying it's Jesus Christ or bust. So much of the world will do that. I find it troubling... Don't be dogmatic.
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When we started there was this element of these experiments we were doing where we weren't really sure how the music would play out because the music was all on different players.
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In all of the movies and films you see, people are always in crisis because that's what we watch. We watch them deal with crisis and resolve it.
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I watched a little girl cover her face up and leave her hands in front of her mouth. I saw that girl after surgery, and she was smiling... that's a great source of satisfaction.
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Well, like any time you're shooting documentary stuff, you've got to be in the moment, and you've got to be able to be in control enough to capture what's happening.
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It is up to God to reveal a religion, but up to us to understand and realise it.
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I'm not ridiculously wealthy, but I don't squander money either.
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Anything that can unambiguously represent two values - while resisting, just a wee bit, randomly flipping from the state you want retained into the opposite state - can encode binary data.
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I love criminal law. It must be the Dostoyevskian streak in me. I'm fascinated by the accumulation of forces that make people behave in ways that everybody else hates.
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Whether you wish to chant 'Our houses, our selves' or 'We have houses, hear us roar,' for us women, home is where the heart is.
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Writing novels is the most exciting.
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You have to show Israel that it's not going to be forced to do things it doesn't want to do and can't do.
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If you're going to stay in the Olympics, you've got to be entertaining and get sponsorship.
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My fundamental tenets are concerned with freedom of the individual; the market isn't perfect, but it's the best available way of allocating resources.
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One of the duties of fortitude is to keep the weak from receiving injury; another, to check the wrong motions of our own souls; a third, both to disregard humiliations, and to do what is right with an even mind. All these clearly ought to be fulfilled by all Christians, and especially by the clergy.
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Politicians are the same all over. They promise to build bridges even when there are no rivers.
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I don't have to listen to the Gospel on Sunday to know the stories of the New Testament. They inform so much of what I write that they're practically like a news scrim that goes through my brain 24/7.
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There is a figure that is adored, but I'd question very strongly that it's me.
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Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you to reach the heights of your capabilities or make the money that you want without becoming very good at it.
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We live in a complicated, oppressive world with enormous cities and vast populations, and I try to contribute by making it more light and open and calm.
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Working on 'Comedy Bang Bang,' we're there from 10-7, and that's a pretty light day compared to most other TV shows. Other shows, it's like 10-10.
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There will be hundreds of new companies that will be created to develop these very simple data devices.
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God created us for love, for union, for forgiveness and compassion and, yet, that has not been our storyline. That has not been our history.
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The American media wants to pump you full of fear.
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What matters is this: Being fearless of failure arms you to break the rules. In doing so, you may change the culture and just possibly, for a moment, change life itself.
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I seem to keep returning to my father in poems because his personality was so extreme, so driven. He did everything to excess.
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Do the unexpected. Take 20 minutes out of your day, do what young people all over the world are dying to do: vote.
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Economic success without accountability and social inclusion is not sustainable, and new governments often must face tough choices in order to protect the poor and vulnerable.
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I'm not a Democrat, I'm an Independent, but I caucus with the Democrats.
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I don't campaign for the end of the aristocracy or the upper classes; I don't really want to destroy anything at all. I just want more plurality.
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The history of Germany is not the history of a nation, but of a race. It has little unity, therefore; it is complicated, broken, and attached on all sides to the histories of other countries.
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Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism.
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I started out as an artist, and I continue to think of myself as an artist first, and a technologist and entrepreneur after that.
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I think and that is all that I am.
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There is no conscious choice of heterosexual identity any more than there is a homosexual one. The last person in the world who wants to be homosexual, for the most part, are homosexuals.
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Not being able to govern events, I govern myself.
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Countries around the world have their own immigration laws and methods of dealing with a recurring theme: desperate people searching for peace from volatile parts of the world. And nations everywhere thrive and prosper from the contributions of immigrants and the children of immigrants - including right here in the U.S.
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I'm going to leave WWII. I considered and rejected doing something on the Pacific. Fourteen years is enough. I'd like to take on a different challenge and probably a different era. But it will be another war. It's what I do.
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Well, my closest friends are still the ones that I went to school with, but it's nice to go to work, at the studios, and have people there that you're willing to talk to and have a good conversation with.
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Opposition always inflames the enthusiast, never converts him.
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We speak about understanding each other, having those conversations nationwide - culturally, historically - and yet there's a lot of gaps. So I want to assist with closing the gap of knowing about and hearing about our Latino communities in terms of literature, in terms of writing.
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Your denial is beneath you, and thanks to the use of hallucinogenic drugs, I see through you.
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The monarchy is finished. It was finished a while ago, but they're still making the corpses dance.
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When I was little, I got into a little accident, and it gave me congenital glaucoma in both of my eyes.
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A man is already halfway in love with any woman who listens to him.
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We could say we want the Web to reflect a vision of the world where everything is done democratically. To do that, we get computers to talk with each other in such a way as to promote that ideal.
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Religion often is misused for purely power-political goals, including war.
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Openness about death has led to greater care about all aspects of dying.
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If I were an innocent individual, flown to a foreign country and held for several years and tortured, I'd become a terrorist, too. I'd go to war against the U.S.
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The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.
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I think that if you go about making movies to win Oscars, you're really going about it the wrong way.
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Roc Nation is such an incredible, unique team, especially in the music industry. Everyone genuinely loves and cares about each other.
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I've danced my whole life. Martial arts is just fun for me, it's all choreographed a bit like dance. I have done Muay Thai and Wushu, which is cool because it's very fluid dance. I also do Tricking. It's kind of like Taekwondo with the big kicks and flips and showier aspects of martial arts.
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I think once you write fiction, you put it out, and it can be interpreted in a variety of ways, some of which are going to be shocking to the writer.
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I'm always coming up with ideas that have been inspired by memories, everyday life and this and that and the other.
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Growing up, I was never the kind of girl to dream about wedding dresses and pretty houses.
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Coal is absolutely critical to our nation's economic health and global competitiveness.
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I think President Obama wanted to have the right fit for his different cabinet positions, and I believe that experience is what mattered most to him. In my case, I have been working to improve the overall quality of life for working families for most of my adult life, and I think that experience resonated with the president.
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I still don't know what genre I fit into. I want to try my hand at different things and find out what I am best at. I want to discover myself as an actress.

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