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Think I Think

I think by eighth grade I knew I wanted to be an actor. I'd done church plays and stuff, but my first actual acting class was in eighth grade. I was obsessed with it.

- Aaron Paul

Always Which

The function of the killer and watching him - whatever that says about the world in which we live - it was always more about that world than it was about the actual watching.

- Aaron Yoo

Need Been

There is no actual need to tighten voter ID rules: there have been extraordinarily few instances of people committing fraud at the polls.

- Adam Cohen

Hours Amount

If the amount of hours spent on FarmVille were spent on actual farming, imagine what we could achieve.

- Adam Dell

Market Marketplace

I saw Bitcoin as an actual market opportunity: as a trillion-dollar marketplace with long-term potential.

- Adam Draper

Think Disconnect

I think the difficult thing is the transition between TV competition series and going into the actual music industry. There still seems to be a slight disconnect there.

- Adam Lambert

Design Department

My actual first summer internship was in the design department of Clinique.

- Aerin Lauder

Income Expand

Having an actual income can expand your romantic horizons toward the more appealing end of the spectrum.

- Al Franken

Beauty Delicate

The fear of this delicate and fierce feminine has more to do with our fear of being vulnerable again, getting hurt again, than it does by our actual distaste for the beauty of the feminine and Her qualities.

- Alanis Morissette

Big Other

Big climbs energize me. It's all the other aspects of being a pro-climber that wear me down. The travel and expeditions and training can become pretty tiring. But the actual big climbs - that's what I live for.

- Alex Honnold

Very Which

Rush Holt would be a fine senator. He's an actual physicist, which is neat. He cares very strongly about global warming, which is probably the single most pressing issue of our era.

- Alex Pareene

Carried Forwards

In this experiment, made on the 9th of October, 1876, actual conversation, backwards and forwards, upon the same line, and by the same instruments reciprocally used, was successfully carried on for the first time upon a real line of miles in length.

- Alexander Graham Bell

Gold Cleaning

You do not get gold stars for cleaning your toilet. In actual life, there is a depressing lack of stickers.

- Alexandra Petri

Will Given

I do genuinely believe that, when given and presented with all the information and all the actual facts, the vast majority of people will make the right choice.

- Alexis Ohanian

Far Irritating

I'm from Texas, and Texas has a reputation that far precedes actual Texas, and it is irritating sometimes.

- Allison Tolman

World Needs

The world needs actual excitement and emotion more than it needs cool people.

- Amanda Palmer

Better Always

It is evident that skepticism, while it makes no actual change in man, always makes him feel better.

- Ambrose Bierce

New Central

The actual gap between Labor, Likud and the new central party is microscopic.

- Amos Oz

Sometimes Pursuit

Actual happiness is sometimes confused with the pursuit of it; and the most mindless and crass how-tos can get jumbled in with the modestly useful, the appealingly personal, and the genuinely interesting.

- Amy Bloom

New Scheme

A typical Ponzi scheme involves taking money from investors, then paying them off with money taken from new investors, rather than paying them from actual earnings.

- Amy Goodman

Learned Begins

I've learned that borders are where the actual ends, but also where the imagination and the story begins.

- Amy Purdy

Doing Reasons

One of the reasons why I signed up with Roc Nation was because of their ability to not just have a vision of doing things but the actual ability and resources to carry that vision out.

- Andre Ward

Think Needs

The only actual solution is the eventual collapse and demise of civilization... I think it needs to happen, but no one, not even me, really wants it to happen.

- Andy Hurley

Going Other

What you can do with visual effects is enhance the look of the character, but the actual integrity of the emotional performance and the way the character's facial expressions work, that is what is going to be created on the day with other actors and the director.

- Andy Serkis

Constant Democrats

The Democrats have no actual policy proposals of their own unless constant carping counts as a policy.

- Ann Coulter

Winning Hugo

I'm not going to pretend that I never fantasized about winning the Hugo. Or the Nebula, for that matter. I just never thought it was an actual real possibility.

- Ann Leckie

Still Grown-Up

I felt different at 29 because 29, to me, is 30. There are times when I still feel like an actual toddler in a grown-up - well, semi-grown-up - body.

- Anna Kendrick

Education Cook

I am not a chef. I can't claim that title. The difference is a cook doesn't have a degree. A chef has formal education. It has nothing to do with talent or actual preparation - one just can't claim the title if you don't have degree.

- Anna Pump

Fiction Read

I've read only fiction, so I don't know anything actual.

- Anna Torv

Words Maps

If words are not things, or maps are not the actual territory, then, obviously, the only possible link between the objective world and the linguistic world is found in structure, and structure alone.

- Alfred Korzybski

Hands Having

I'm struck these days by how often people come up to me and ask to take a photograph instead of shaking hands, meeting one's eyes, and having an actual conversation.

- Anna Wintour

Some Greek

I absolutely believe the past had its share of warrior women who fought like men. Whether some of these were the actual Amazons from Greek myth is another matter.

- Anne Fortier

Process Think

I never think about the actual process of writing. I suppose I have a superstition about examining it too closely.

- Anne Tyler

Think Expert

Please don't ask me for the actual answer to anything, because I don't have it. Because all I do is look at stuff and ask questions. What can I say? I just think the world's barking mad. Look, I'm not an expert. I'm just an ordinary person.

- Annie Lennox

Love Part

I love being a part of something that is grassroots, and you can see the actual changes, the effect of what people do.

- Anthony Edwards

Movies Next

I shoot reality-based movies, and in actual locations, shooting them with a star is next to impossible.

- Anurag Kashyap

Making Issue

I find it really cheap when people talk about an issue just for the sake of talking and are not making any difference to the actual situation.

- Anushka Sharma

Doing Explain

I can analyze how I do things, but the actual doing it - when the synapses just start firing - I can't explain.

- Apollo Robbins

Myself Thought

I never thought of myself as capable of stirring up - generating - the actual drumroll for a record, you know, all the press.

- Ariel Pink

Think Which

When I travel, I draw and paint sketches which is great fun. And as long as you are fully aware that it has nothing to do with actual art, I think that's all right.

- Arne Jacobsen

Very Which

Working with children is very different than the way in which I work with adults. One has to work just as much with children as with adults, but the manner of work is very different. I never tell the children the actual truth of the thing that I want them to act.

- Asghar Farhadi

Mythological Based

In Kolkata is a temple where the deity worshipped is Amitabh Bachchan. The daily aarti is performed to the chanting of the Amitabh Chaleesa. And people still ask, 'Could our mythological heroes be based on actual people who once lived?'

- Ashwin Sanghi

Journey Thrilling

My team and I used the actual footage to create a three-act story of the life of Ayrton Senna. There are no talking heads and no voiceover. Senna narrates his own epic, dramatic, thrilling journey.

- Asif Kapadia

All Americans Based

This nation's elected leaders owe all Americans the duty of formulating an Iraqi policy based on sound analysis of the actual facts.

- Charlie Gonzalez

Movies Pretty

I started watching actual movies when I was pretty young.

- Charlie Tahan

Think Pretty

I started watching actual movies when I was pretty young. So, I didn't think about it at the time when 'I Am Legend' came out. I just watched it.

- Charlie Tahan

Lot Arc

There's not a lot of arc in an actual psychopath.

- Chelsea Cain

Think Which

I'm obsessed with nature and living in the wild, which I just think is crazy. Imagine if a bear attacked you! That's an actual possible way you could die.

- Chelsea Peretti

Things Getting

My actual passion is getting things done.

- Cheryl Mills

Game Using

Obviously, the difference between a game and actual training is you're using your whole body, so in that sense, maybe not, although maybe something to do with reaction, the speed of reaction, maybe that was of use during the training.

- Chiaki Kuriyama

Bookstore Itself

In this time of the Internet and nonfiction, to be on an actual bookshelf in an actual bookstore is exciting in itself.

- Chris Abani

Think I Think

If I can feel that actual people made the thing, and that they have deeply felt opinions about it, and care about this, and don't care about that and so on and so on - then I think it falls into the 'independent' file.

- Chris Eigeman

Means Increased

Bureaucratic advancement means fewer peers, more span of control, generally an increasing information-pump function, and increased distance from the actual implementation of whatever it is the organization does.

- Chris Fussell

Innovation Disputed

An actual understanding of our economy is that our economy most depends on our rate of innovation... It's not actually understood by most of the people running for office, but it's not in fact disputed.

- Chris Gabrieli

Spend Amount

I spend a huge amount of time writing about the book instead of writing the actual text.

- Chris Pavone

More Going

All I can really say is it's bloodier than hell. In this one I'm going to be much more direct and honest in my description of the actual killings and the crime scene.

- Christopher Darden

Give TV

If people are going to watch TV, let's give them something coherent with actual dialogue.

- Craig T. Nelson

Career Portion

Chris Lighty was a huge portion of my actual career. It's difficult to adjust to not have someone around that's in your life, in your life.

- Curtis Jackson

Important Senior

The actual game is only part of the Senior Bowl experience - the practices are equally important.

- D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Art Give

I guess art itself is insane. Its actual function is rarely clear, and yet people give their hearts and souls and lives to it, and have for all of history.

- Damien Chazelle

Art Celebration

The difference between art about death and actual death is that one's a celebration and the other's a dull fact.

- Damien Hirst

Broken Could

Realizing this, I knew that the actual space of a room could be broken down and played with by planting illusions of real light (electric light) at crucial junctures in the room's composition.

- Dan Flavin

Worry Maybe

Actual gay people can make many others feel uncomfortable and paranoid because they don't know and can't articulate what makes a person gay, and they worry that maybe they themselves are gay.

- Dan Savage

More Very

So, we, as human beings, live in a very imprecise world. A world where our perceptions of reality are far more important than actual reality.

- Daniel Keys Moran

Other Expanding

There's a difference between expanding someone's potential and expanding their actual performance. Performance may measure other things, whether one's culture supports education, other socio-economic factors.

- Dannel Malloy

Like Good Sense

I went to the actual SVU precinct... and got a really good sense of what it was like.

- Danny Pino

Boring Unless

Fishing is boring, unless you catch an actual fish, and then it is disgusting.

- Dave Barry

Process Question

Then there is the further question of what is the relationship of thinking to reality. As careful attention shows, thought itself is in an actual process of movement.

- David Bohm

Song Certain Way

In a certain way, it's the sound of the words, the inflection and the way the song is sung and the way it fits the melody and the way the syllables are on the tongue that has as much of the meaning as the actual, literal words.

- David Byrne

New Burn

I probably listen to Burn more than any of them, because it was so new me, so novel. To see my name on an actual record was such an incredible feeling.

- David Coverdale

Business Thought

The actual business of writing dialogue is not thought of as a craft.

- David Hare

Vegas Eiffel Tower

I like the Eiffel Tower in Las Vegas more than the actual one.

- David LaChapelle

Electronics Lower

We see portability in electronics being a continuing requirement, higher functionality, better battery life, requiring lower power for the actual electronics.

- David Milne

Process Some

I was not prepared for the actual process itself; having to go to the shop and having some molds done.

- David Naughton

Love Doing

I don't particularly consider myself an actor. I have no training. I love doing it, but I would never consider myself to be a colleague of an actual actor. That would be stepping way up in class on my part.

- David Rakoff

Role Laid

If it's a role like this one, an actual live person, a legend, there's lots of material laid out.

- David Strathairn

I Am Old

In actual life I am a grumpy old bag.

- Dawn French

Voice Through

What's beautiful about the actual acting class environment is that you can use it to push through everything: push your voice, push your inhibitions, push your fears, push your confidence, push your vulnerability, push your silences.

- Dawn Olivieri

Career Go Home

I've managed to keep my career going in a way that suits me. I'll perform, and then I'll go home to my actual life, and I've never been so visible.

- Debbie Gibson

Fountain Blank

There's something special about writing by hand, writing with a fountain pen, and there's something special about writing into a book, to take a blank book and turn it into an actual book.

- Joe Haldeman

Process Symbol

In point of fact, 'Simpson-Bowles' has become a symbol, or SimBowl, rather than an actual plan, political shorthand for the process of long-term deficit reduction.

- Joe Klein

Art Very

Although not considered a martial art, boxing is really a martial art. It's a very limited martial art as long as you agree to just box... but in an actual physical fight against someone who's just a wrestler, you're going to get killed.

- Joe Rogan

Never Compete

I'll never like virtual keypads. Nothing can compete with an actual QWERTY-style keypad.

- Joe Trohman

Which Spontaneously

So the actual riffing came out of us just sitting there and doing it the way I think some people think we really did it, which is all spontaneously, and it really was.

- Joel Hodgson

Rules Worlds

Realistic novels simply pretend that the rules of their invented worlds are identical to the rules of actual life, but that's a ruse.

- John Crowley

Digital Some

Opera combines pretty basic theater and poetry, but the storyline itself is actually quite poetic and, after some digital research, taking that actual content and seeing it as undeniably poetic.

- John Darnielle

Song Give

Your creativity before it gets formed into words and songs is the actual substance. No one else can see it, right? Unless you give it the shape of a song or a painting or whatever.

- John Darnielle

Torn Inflamed

The way the vocal folds work is that they can get inflamed and in pain, but actual tears in the folds are somewhat rare. I've never torn anything. Been too strained plenty of times.

- John Darnielle

Very Amount

Taxpayers don't want their money spent more than a very, very slender amount on actual buying art or paying for concerts.

- John Hickenlooper

Truth Opposed

I am someone who values truth - actual truth as opposed to 'truthiness.'

- John Hodgman

Words Atmosphere

I don't begin a novel or a screenplay until I know the ending. And I don't mean only that I have to know what happens. I mean that I have to hear the actual sentences. I have to know what atmosphere the words convey.

- John Irving

Grants Pell

We simply can't keep providing money from the federal government in the form of subsidized or actual loans and Pell Grants when we don't have the money.

- John Kline

Game Before

They should be required to be in less events; there should be less events for the women. It seems it takes an actual meltdown on the court or women quitting the game altogether before they realize there's a need to change the schedule.

- John McEnroe

Which Using

People banging away on their smartphones are fluently using a code separate from the one they use in actual writing, but a code it is, to which linguists are currently devoting articles.

- John McWhorter

Process Very

As an actor, you see a sliver of how the show is made, but to see the actual writing process and the re-writing process and the casting process and art direction and set design - all of this is happening in a very intense period.

- John Slattery

Love Hole

In my third novel there is an actual black hole that swallows everything you love.

- Jonathan Lethem

Through Remarkably

So much of our fictional medievalism is distorted through a lens of Protestantism and the Reformation, slanted even further through Victorian anti-Catholicism. The depiction of actual medieval attitudes toward the Church is remarkably rare.

- Judith Tarr

Woman United States

It's sad when a woman writing fantasy in the United States in the 1970s has less actual feminist cred than Sir Walter Scott.

- Judith Tarr

Art Like

I feel like I have at least begun to make a contribution, but my most significant concern has to do with whether my actual art will be preserved for future generations or be erased.

- Judy Chicago

Deal Functions

People in the U.S. pay a great deal of money to support their judiciary, and they have an actual right to see how it functions.

- Judy Sheindlin