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I think my comedy is about finding the good in bad situations - finding the joy. Why be angry? It doesn't help anything.
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'The Asylum Dance' was written after I'd moved back to Scotland and was a response to moving to my old home area of Fife.
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The highest possible stage in moral culture is when we recognize that we ought to control our thoughts.
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If those committed to the quest fail, they will be forgiven. When lost, they will find another way. The moral imperative of humanism is the endeavor alone, whether successful or not, provided the effort is honorable and failure memorable.
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Everyone does a style book, and I wanted to write a business book for people that didn't think they would like a business book.
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We must permeate the stores with creativity and offer service when and to the degree the customer wants it. Of course, it means offering all the omni bells and whistles they want, like in-store pickup, same-day delivery, and mobile point of sale, and all of this must be done every hour of every day the store is open.
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I find the world pretty overwhelming, so I'm getting into meditation and doing lots of yoga. And I love my garden, and I love nature, and I feel like that grounds me and keeps my mind clear.
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In society, there is enormous pressure for us to try and look good, to be politically correct, to say the right things, to be polite and basically to sacrifice ourselves on the way.
Thalia
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It is a temptation for me to wear all my rings at once.
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When I saw Paul Scofield do 'Love's Labor's Lost at Stratford,' that's when I saw the potential of the level of truth that could go on up there on a stage. I said, 'This is what I want to do.'
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So if you want to have a great video game-based movie you have to keep the mood of the game, use the normal character setup - but you have to flesh out the story and provide more background for the characters.
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I didn't get married. I do have a boyfriend. We live together.
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Credit unions are often a better deal than banks and tend to pay higher yields on deposits.
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Yet, when child sex offenders are brought to justice and serve time for their offenses, they are often released into unsuspecting communities and left free to resume their sexual attacks.
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We all have days where we can't pronounce things or give it the emotion it deserves.
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Every generation revolts against its fathers and makes friends with its grandfathers.
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I have no problem with cheating. Whatever you can get away with.
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The philosophy of one century is the common sense of the next.
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I talk too much. I eat too much.
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I am every single day talking with and working with people in my district who are seeing their health care insurance costs go up five times, 105 percent, 300 percent, that are getting pay cuts, that are losing 40-hour workweeks, that are having to work two and three jobs.
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I was held in the Mazra Tora Prison for my role as leader of the pan-Islamist organisation Hizb ut-Tahrir in Alexandria.
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Reason is mechanical, wit chemical, and genius organic spirit.
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If I get stuck doing comic-book films for the rest of my life, I'll be really happy.
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It's hard enough doing something bold without jumping into your bad reviews.
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Calvin had finally taken a look at the ET tape, and he had reacted just as she had expected he would. He loved it; he loved me. Suddenly he was thinking of me for everything: underwear, jeans, suits, even the Escape fragrance campaign.
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When blood is placed under a microscope, it appears as a number of minute globules or discs, but when seen by the trained clairvoyant as it courses through the living body, blood is found to be a gas, a spiritual essence.
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I watch people from the top of buses who don't know they're being watched. It's quite fascinating.
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Someone who directs a film, they have to see the overall picture, and they have to get the best performances out of the actors.
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Personality traits form at an early age and are fixed by early adulthood. Many important things about you change over the course of your lifetime, but your personality isn't one of them.
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Baseball is a universe as large as life itself, and therefore all things in life, whether good or bad, whether tragic or comic, fall within its domain.
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My dresses are for women of all different shapes and sizes. Actually, the one I tried on yesterday was the one Jennifer wore. And who'd have thought I'd be the same size as Jennifer Lopez!
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I was studying my 'Bold and Beautiful' script the other day, lying in a hammock, when one of my Siberian tigers walked up and grabbed it out of my hand - she wanted to play. See - teeth marks!
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Well, for one thing, you know my dad was a cop.
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The history of all countries shows that the working class exclusively by its own effort is able to develop only trade-union consciousness.
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I suppose we're not supposed to judge people.
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A fish may love a bird, but where would they live?
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Australia is so entrenched in rock n'roll and bands, and that's just the way Australia is.
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Music is creation. In reggae the lyric, the music itself, arrangement, that vibe, such melody - everything within the music moves the people, understand?
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My father? I never knew him. Never even seen a picture of him.
Eminem
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A lot of people spend their last decade of their lives in pain and misery combating disease.
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The impact of the downturn is starting to feel very real. House prices and the housing market have been taking the knock for some time and that's affecting people.
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It is safest to be moderately base - to be flexible in shame, and to be always ready for what is generous, good, and just, when anything is to be gained by virtue.
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I've always loved New York City and the idea of a cultural exchange: the immigrants coming to America.
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I live and die by puns.
Feist
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I mean there are many people who have endorsed me that I agree with on some things and not others.
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Private-sector firms are increasingly active in the prison industry and they and the militantly unionized correctional officers, almost all unskilled labor, constantly lead public demands for more criminal statutes and more draconian penalties.
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I'm a bit of a P. T. Barnum. I make stars out of everyone.
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As long as we depend on other women for self-esteem, using them as bad examples or fantasy versions - special, powerful - of ourselves, they remain stuck in a narcissistic version of themselves, too.
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I want to say with the utmost of sincerity, not as a Republican, but as an American, that I have great respect for Senator Obama's historic achievement to become his party's nominee, not because of his color, but with indifference to it.
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You know, The Beach Boys' image is kinda like a group Doris Day, you know what I mean?
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But there is a big difference in working for the West and working for a totalitarian state.
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I admire the world of the books and the characters that she's created, but I'm not an addict of Harry Potter. I don't feel possessive about it.
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You can have a wrestling idea, but you need to have these momentum-shifting moves. We had the Hulkamania movement, then it shifted to the beer-drinking, Stone Cold era, we reinvented the business with growing the black beard and becoming the bad guy, what's that next level.
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The Tea Party is a group that rejects deep thinking, it rejects the very complex analysis that is involved in public policy, it rejects the kind of textured decision-making that Ronald Reagan prided himself on.
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I marketed pens - on the phone. But the beauty of the gig was that you had to call these strangers and say, 'Hi, how ya doing?' You made up a name, like, 'Hey, it's Edward Quartermaine from California. You're eligible to receive this grandfather clock or a trip to Tahiti.' You promise them all these things if they buy a gross of pens.
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There's something about Michael J. Fox that I loved when he did all the '80s stuff. His way of performing all the physicality, which is why it's so tragic now, but the way he used his body so much as well, I loved.
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When I wrote 'Fight Song,' I was in a particular low point. I needed to remind myself to not give up, that I still believed in myself and that I still had fight left.
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I write for teens partially to work out whatever it was that I needed to from my own teenage years.
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A skilful leech is better far, than half a hundred men of war.
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Behind the criticism of fashion as an artistic medium is a highly ideological prejudice: against markets, against consumers, against the dynamism of Western commercial society. The debate is not about art but about culture and economics.
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A lot of the Warp stuff has infected people's minds 'cause they're at the point where they can put tracks out, 'cause electronics are cheaper in America and kids are richer generally.
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One of the interesting things about Twitter is looking how famous people choose to use it. Take someone like Steve Martin, who I follow: it's all sorts of comic gems, nothing private, nothing personal - all jokes. Other celebrities are overtly personal - like Charlie Sheen. I do a mix of observations and updates.
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I don't remember being afraid of anything in making films.
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At some point we must make a decision not to allow the mere threat of charges of cultural or religious insensitivity to stop us from dealing with this evil.
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I've been lucky to broadcast some great events and to broadcast the exploits of some great players.
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You see, it's never the environment; it's never the events of our lives, but the meaning we attach to the events - how we interpret them - that shapes who we are today and who we'll become tomorrow.
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Dreams are a scientific fact.
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I would like congratulate everyone who was a part of 'Life of Pi.'
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I dress in a sophisticated and classy way - I always dress in a way I know my mother wouldn't be embarrassed to see.
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Some might complain that nuclear disarmament is little more than a dream. But that ignores the very tangible benefits disarmament would bring for all humankind. Its success would strengthen international peace and security. It would free up vast and much-needed resources for social and economic development. It would advance the rule of law.
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I knew I was blessed with a gift of having both parents.
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It's funny because I grew up with the T.V. on 24 hours a day. And the more money I made, the more T.V.s we had.
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Younger people have so many opportunities. I don't see any pessimism among them.
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I remember telling the agent, 'I don't want to do anything but Broadway.' She was like, 'That's not really possible because there is not that much Broadway. So I'll send you out on TV and stuff like that.'
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I don't judge others. I say if you feel good with what you're doing, let your freak flag fly.
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I should remember more, and I have a pretty good memory.
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The joke I always make is I'm either running for reelection, running for Senate, running for governor, or running for my life. The latter is also a viable possibility.
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It is one of my pet hates when I see players who have agents who do everything for them. They don't know how to set up their own bank accounts, they don't know what they are spending their money on and they can't make their own decisions.
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I'd like to say I'm R&B's savior. Whether that's the truth or not, I'm definitely going out there with my mic and my shield to declare, 'I am here to save R&B.' I will have the people saying, 'Sir, there is a man at the musical gates saying he is here to save R&B.'
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I have in later years taken to Euclid, Whitehead, Bertrand Russell, in an elemental way.
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I try to be feminist in, like, I love myself and I don't need someone else's approval.
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I'm an optimist about the power of technology to transform lives for the better.
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Parodies of commercials are by no means new and have been popular going back to black-and-white TV shows of the '50s.
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I don't take PAC money. I don't take special interest money.
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Head Start is designed to ensure that all children - regardless of their family's income, race, or ethnic background - are able to enter kindergarten ready to learn.
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I always walk up the escalator on the Tube, and I live in a house with a lot of stairs, and that's good exercise, but you need more than that.
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For me, an area of moral clarity is: you're in front of someone who's suffering and you have the tools at your disposal to alleviate that suffering or even eradicate it, and you act.
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Go to a wig store with your girlfriends, never by yourself. You need someone to say, 'Girl that looks good!' You need someone to encourage you to try pieces on. Try to purchase a wig close to your natural hair color as possible, don't come in with brown hair and try to leave as a redhead unless you are fine with that!
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I was a late bloomer.
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At the time I came along, Hollywood's idea of teen movies meant there had to be a lot of nudity, usually involving boys in pursuit of sex, and pretty gross overall. Either that or a horror movie. And the last thing Hollywood wanted in their teen movies was teenagers!
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You don't choose a party because it's the flavour of the month. I feel I will be able to work under a political system. I feel if people like me don't enter politics to bring change, who will?
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I'm interested in utopian communities of the past. Many of them didn't survive and I'm examining closely the reasons they failed.
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If somebody takes the parking place you were waiting for, I tend to kind of let it roll off my back. Maybe I'm harboring a lot of something and it will all explode somewhere down the road, but I tend to just let it slide off my back.
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If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand.
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There is no need for use of torture instruments such as ankush for controlling the elephants. We can do it with the help of verbal commands.
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I think that having a public career is a bargain with the devil.
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I knew Doris Day before she was a virgin.
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If you go deeper and deeper into your own heart, you'll be living in a world with less fear, isolation and loneliness.
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Wherever and whenever God is moving in a new and fresh way, there emerges a new song!
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Hollywood is just like high school: The popular people love the other popular people. And the thing is, some people aren't nice. Or they are nice, but only to your face, not elsewhere.

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