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Society Number

There are a number of women who have brought about immense change in society.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Always Been

I was brought up by my mum and my sister. I've always been around independent women; I like that. Anybody who's a fake I don't like and I don't talk to.

- Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Always Nearer

Illness has always brought me nearer to a state of grace.

- Abbe Pierre

Been Lineage

I have no hang-ups in life. I don't care about groups and camps. I have been brought up with certain values and ethics. I have never been egoistic about my stardom and lineage. I don't have any qualms about breaking the ice with my colleagues. I can walk up to any actor and greet him, irrespective of what kind of equation I share with him.

- Abhishek Bachchan

Some Becoming

I had no intention of becoming a performer, and yet under miraculous circumstances I was brought into the music industry fold. If divine powers hadn't intervened, I'd still be living in China working in some area of Sino-American comparative law.

- Abigail Washburn

Love Extension

Slavery is founded in the selfishness of man's nature - opposition to it is his love of justice. These principles are an eternal antagonism; and when brought into collision so fiercely, as slavery extension brings them, shocks and throes and convulsions must ceaselessly follow.

- Abraham Lincoln

Cards Upper

Did I collect baseball cards? I've got 10 books full of plastic in my mother's house. All the Upper Decks, the Fleers, the Fleer Ultras. My grandfather brought me to the trade shows. I collected Marvel cards, too.

- Action Bronson

Shy I Remember

I was actually pretty shy in school. My defense mechanism was to be the class clown. I remember getting into a lot of trouble for being disruptive, and I was brought in front of the headteacher, who said: 'What's going to happen to you; what are you going to do when you grow up?' and I said: 'Well, I'm obviously going to be a comedian.'

- Adam Clayton

Guns Realized

I said I wanted to strap guns on an El Camino. When I brought it up at a meeting, they said great. I realized there's no adult in the room.

- Adam Ferrara

Boyfriend Hang

After my tour I had time to stay at home, be with my boyfriend and hang out with friends and that brought me down to earth and helped me write music from a more relaxed place.

- Adam Lambert

Administration

Little else is requisite to carry a state to the highest degree of opulence from the lowest barbarism but peace, easy taxes, and a tolerable administration of justice: all the rest being brought about by the natural course of things.

- Adam Smith

Father Although

Although my father is English, I was brought up in Australia.

- Adelaide Clemens

Change Like

This would only come if you have a revolutionary change in technology like the jet brought about.

- Adolf Galland

Art Need

The work of art is brought into the world without there being a need for it. The house satisfies a requirement. The work of art is responsible to none; the house is responsible to everyone. The work of art wants to draw people out of their state of comfort.

- Adolf Loos

Horror Been

A mission to Rangoon we had been accustomed to regard with feelings of horror. But it was now brought to a point. We must either venture there or be sent to Europe.

- Adoniram Judson

Other Break

I knew that as a DJ from 1970 on up that I would eventually come with this sound. I brought out all these other break beats that you hear so much on a lot of these records.

- Afrika Bambaataa

Jumping Everybody

There's a lot of people over time who have brought out all these funky records that everybody has started jumping on like a catch phrase... When Planet Rock came out, then you had all of the electro funk records.

- Afrika Bambaataa

Dancing Classes

When I was a baby, my mom used to have a dance school, and she used to teach classes there. We didn't have money for a babysitter, so she always brought me with her to the dancing school. Back then, I was already watching and listening to Michael Jackson for a long time.

- Afrojack

Play I Think

I think the age of 27 to 28 is ideal for the Salvadoran player to play qualifiers. That's why we've brought players who are between 23 and 24. I think in three years, they'll be well-armed to play qualifiers.

- Agustin Castillo

Parent Been

Aishwarya, my parent's daughter, has been brought up with enough values inculcated where I will use my discretion in my choices. At the same time, I recognize I am an actor, I am an artist, and if I feel the need to be liberated and do the kind of work I need to do, I will.

- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Before Tommy

That's Tommy, this great producer who comes in contact with people and must have a mental library of personnel who are great for this and great for that, and he brought this whole group of musicians to the project that I'd never worked with before.

- Al Jarreau

Been Access

I don't know how much more what I've done is any more important than what Ella Fitzgerald did. Ella crossed those lines, as did George Benson before me. There've been lots of people who brought a pop audience to jazz because they were able to link the two and give people easy access to the world of jazz.

- Al Jarreau

Habits Southwest

I was brought up on a farm in Southwest France, eating farm-fresh produce three times a day. It was paradise on Earth, and it shaped my eating habits and my sense of taste.

- Alain Ducasse

Work Director

Gastronomy is my hobby. I'm simply the casting director. Once I've brought all the right people together, it is they who must work together to tell a story.

- Alain Ducasse

Very Private

I was brought up as a Catholic, and I'm no longer a Catholic. I don't talk about my beliefs too much in public probably because I feel very strongly that it's something personal - more than personal, it's private.

- Alan Alda

Appointments Obama

President Obama has earned my vote on the basis of his excellent judicial appointments, his consensus-building foreign policy and the improvements he has brought about in the disastrous economy he inherited.

- Alan Dershowitz

Unconscious

The thing that I was brought up to prize above everything else is the intellect. There is no problem that the intellect cannot solve, but it never had an original thought. Originality is the realm of the unconscious.

- Alan Garner

TV Ed Sullivan

Ed Sullivan brought me to TV first in 1952, then Garry Moore's program gave me a lot of confidence and freedom.

- Alan King

Book Turn

My only problem with fans is when they turn pro. For example, when all the professional writers were fired by DC in the '60s, they brought in a generation of comic book fans who would have paid to have written these stories.

- Alan Moore

Netherlands Had

The residence of the Plymouth settlers in the Netherlands, and the later conquest of the Dutch colonies, had brought the Americans into contact with the singularly wise and free institutions of the Dutch.

- Albert Bushnell Hart

Next Been

Though Washington had closed down for the holidays, the next day, December 26, a key message from Hanoi brought Kissinger racing back to his office. It was the signal the White House had anxiously been awaiting; it was also the day of one of the biggest raids by the giant B-52s.

- Alistair Horne

My Own Bed

My own experience is that a certain kind of genius among students is best brought out in bed.

- Allen Ginsberg

Fact Florida

I'll give you a great example of an issue that no one brought up during this Florida primary, the fact that we're going to have a Chinese made oil rig put in place about 60 miles off the coast of Florida.

- Allen West

City Boom

In 'Where the Air is Clear', Carlos Fuentes composed a polyphonic portrait of Mexico City amid the growth and modernization brought on by the economic boom of the 1950s. The novel can be read as a jazz interpretation - free and in a Mexican key - of John Dos Passos' 'Manhattan Transfer'.

- Alvaro Enrigue

Household Stood

I was brought up in a household where you stood up to be counted.

- Aminatta Forna

National Security

Preventing Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon is one of the most important objectives of our national security policy, and I strongly advocated for and supported the economic sanctions that brought Iran to the negotiating table.

- Amy Klobuchar

Some Very

At some point I was hanging around with the Butchies - a band I ended up playing with a lot - and it just brought out this thing in me... and it felt very different from the Indigo Girls.

- Amy Ray

Always Stray

I have always brought home stray animals - everything from squirrels to wild rabbits to foxes and turtles.

- Amy Weber

Unconscious Woven

Our life is composed greatly from dreams, from the unconscious, and they must be brought into connection with action. They must be woven together.

- Anais Nin

Born Uncle

My mom was born in Korea - Seoul, Korea, during the '50s, '51. She was abandoned; her and my uncle were abandoned. My grandfather was a Seabee and adopted my mom and my uncle, and brought them to Compton in the '50s. That's where she was raised.

- Anderson Paak

Tone Before

A lot of Knxwledge's instrumentals just brought out this tone and swagger that I had played with before but had never really pinpointed before on my Anderson .Paak stuff. But then it just came so easily.

- Anderson Paak

Some Been

One of the accidental joys of my writing life has been that I've had some lovely, surprisingly good fortune with readers, and I've brought readers to my dad's work. I can't tell you the joy that gives me. Because my father's work was masterful.

- Andre Dubus III

Love My Life

I know what it is like to be brought up with unconditional love. In my life that came from my grandmother.

- Andre Leon Talley

Alone Waltz

It is my personality alone that has brought back the waltz and made it a global craze.

- Andre Rieu

Best Against

He was competitive in every fight and brought his best every time out, so I have nothing personal against Froch. I actually like him a lot because he reminds me a lot of myself with his competitiveness.

- Andre Ward

Nicely Though

The truth is I was nicely brought up and taught not to show my rage even though it was building up inside.

- Andrea McLean

Which Directed

For me, the moral difficulties lie in the continual pressure brought to bear on my friends and immediate family, pressure which is not directed against me personally but which at the same time is all around me.

- Andrei Sakharov

Faith Political

Today, corruption has won and justice has lost. I brought corruption cases in good faith involving powerful people, and the political and legal establishment blatantly covered up and retaliated by targeting my law license.

- Andrew Thomas

Big Other

On the one hand, we had great filmic spectacles that brought in big audiences, adults as well as primary and secondary school students. On the other hand, there were attempts to create contemporary Polish film.

- Andrzej Wajda

Childhood Away

It was a fairly happy childhood. My father was working away, and my mum brought up five kids all on her own.

- Andy Serkis

Last CO2

Investigations during the last few decades have brought hydrogen instead of carbon, and instead of CO2 water, the mother of all life, into the foreground.

- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

New United States

When I brought 'El Topo' to New York, no one understood the picture. But John Lennon understood. John and Yoko Ono, they presented 'El Topo' in the United States; they introduced it.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Thoughts Burn

Concentrate all your thoughts upon the work at hand. The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus.

- Alexander Graham Bell

Amazing See

It's really amazing to see what you imagined brought to screen.

- Alexandra Daddario

Business Game

I didn't go to drama school, so I didn't really have many true friends in the business; 'Game Of Thrones' has definitely brought me that.

- Alfie Allen

Funny Television

Television has brought back murder into the home - where it belongs.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Best Through

I was brought up to believe that there is no such thing as failure as long as I'm trying my best. So I've had a 'blood, guts and glory' approach through my whole life.

- Ali Larter

Been Films

I don't know how to measure success. I have been fortunate that I got exciting films to do and work with talented directors who brought out the best in me.

- Alia Bhatt

Rule Exception

I was brought up to believe that the worst thing you could do was 'call attention to yourself,' or 'think you were smart.' My mother was an exception to this rule and was punished by the early onset of Parkinson's disease.

- Alice Munro

Church Ever

Any God I ever felt in church I brought in with me.

- Alice Walker

Right Am

I was brought up to try to see what was wrong and right it. Since I am a writer, writing is how I right it.

- Alice Walker

Small Country

This worldwide spread of recognition is insane. I was brought up in a small country. If you made a Swedish film that just got into a film festival somewhere, that was like the biggest thing you could wish for.

- Alicia Vikander

Innocence Some

I'm just glad I was able to return to some of that innocence and beauty I had as a child when I started my own family, and my children brought me back some of that spirit.

- Angelina Jolie

Thought Everybody

I was brought up to look after my parents. My family were Polish Jews, and we lived with my grandmother, with uncles and aunts and cousins all around, and I thought everybody lived like that.

- Anita Brookner

Race Against

The FBI has had a history of sex discrimination complaints brought against it, as well as race discrimination.

- Anita Hill

About Constantly

I was brought up with two sisters, so I do know about a three-way dynamic. It's a complex one, because it's easy for one to get left out and the others to gang up. In my family, we were all pretty up for it, but the dynamics would constantly change.

- Anna Chancellor

Doing Very

Kids are brought into show business because they are cute and see truth and they're very bright. But there's a sense of doing it because you want the adults to be approving of you. You want to make them happy.

- Anna Chlumsky

Joy Were

Who promised you that only for joy were you brought to this earth?

- Anna Freud

United States

If the women of the United States, with their free schools and all their enlarged liberties, are not superior to women brought up under monarchical forms of government, then there is no good in liberty.

- Anna Howard Shaw

Development Crises

Firstly, economic globalisation has brought prosperity and development to many countries, but also financial crises to Asia, Latin America and Russia, and increasing poverty and marginalisation.

- Anna Lindh

Strong Standard

I look for strong people. I don't like people who'll say yes to everything I might bring up. I want people who can argue and disagree and have a point of view that's reflected in the magazine. My dad believed in the cult of personality. He brought great writers and columnists to 'The Standard.'

- Anna Wintour

Up Things

I was brought up to reuse things.

- Annabelle Selldorf

Happen Imagine

If outsider perspectives made 'Lord of the Rings' and 'Dark Knight' into fantastic franchises, imagine what would happen if you brought in the perspectives of women and people of color.

- Annalee Newitz

Politics Best Way

I was brought up with a scientific outlook on life. It's the way my father deciphers the world - whether it's football, politics or hairstyles. So I don't get anxious about the future, because I was raised to believe and accept that nothing stays the same, and the best way to survive is to adapt.

- Anne Wojcicki

Book Game

I read 'Game Change.' If you want to relive the campaign, that book is unbelievable. It's great. It's the book of that campaign. It brought all the memories back of everything with Clinton and Obama, and Sarah Palin and McCain, and choosing her, and John Edwards. It was an interesting book.

- Annette Bening

Nature About

One of the great advantages of cremation - apart from all sanitary conditions - lies in the swift restoration to Mother Nature of the material elements composing the physical and astral corpses, brought about by the burning.

- Annie Besant

News Atheism

No philosophy, no religion, has ever brought so glad a message to the world as this good news of Atheism.

- Annie Besant

TV Hallway

I was brought up in a tenement house in a working district. We didn't even have a bathroom! We had a gaslight in the hallway and a black-and-white TV.

- Annie Lennox

Born I Was Born

I was born in 1954. My parents were brought up in the war years, and life was hard.

- Annie Lennox

Woman My Life

I'm married. My wife, Stella - a beautiful woman. She's brought a lot of peace to my life, a lot of wisdom.

- Anthony Hopkins

I Think Screen

I think the first British actor who really worked well in cinema was Albert Finney. He was a back-street Marlon Brando. He brought a great wittiness and power to the screen. The best actor we've had.

- Anthony Hopkins

Mind Which

They who do not understand that a man may be brought to hope that which of all things is the most grievous to him, have not observed with sufficient closeness the perversity of the human mind.

- Anthony Trollope

Art Next

If Prince decided that he liked you, or he liked your art or what you brought to the table, it wasn't something that ended. It was a continuation of that thing until he went to the next thing.

- Antoine Fuqua

Sophisticated

If I have brought any message today, it is this: Have the courage to have your wisdom regarded as stupidity. Be fools for Christ. And have the courage to suffer the contempt of the sophisticated world.

- Antonin Scalia

Brothers Became

I have three brothers and one sister, and I'm the third child. Sometimes people say, 'It's only natural you would become a writer - your parents were English professors.' But my four siblings were brought up in the exact same household, and no one else became a writer or an English professor.

- Antonya Nelson

Some Very

It is commonly said that men are forward to believe whatever is connected with their own interest. This in common cases is true; but it is also true, that when some very great and unexpected good news is brought to us, we find it very difficult to credit it.

- Archibald Alexander

Jazz Been

I had not been in the jazz environment, having been brought up in the church. But once I got to New York, and I was signed to perform at The Village Gate and the Vanguard and clubs like that, and these - the Vanguard was one of the most elite, if not the most elite, jazz club out there.

- Aretha Franklin

Politics Think

I haven't really rebelled. I just think my parents were right. I never disagreed with anything that I was brought up with, in terms of their values or politics.

- Ariel Levy

Country Privileges

I don't want any injustice brought against the bullies. Bullies just don't know any better. Anyone who is crying about police brutality or victimization as an adult needs to stop it and realize the privileges we have in this country.

- Ariel Pink

Small Making

Born in Jabalpur, I was brought up in Deolali, where my father ran a small business of making fire extinguishers.

- Arjun Rampal

Over Them

I've brought my daughters all over the world-they travel with me. I drag them out of school just to keep the relationship. When I'm home I'm a big-time daddy.

- Armand Assante

Candy Middle

Most American Jews came from the lower middle classes, and therefore they brought with them not a lot of Jewish culture. The American Jewish story starts with Ellis Island, and the candy store in the Bronx.

- Arthur Hertzberg

Science Contained

Science already contained all that was necessary, if you just brought it out.

- Arthur Young

Sure Could

For me, not just the character of 'Ender', but the whole world is so beautifully crafted in the novel that I wasn't sure how it could be brought to the screen - but Gavin has done it justice, and he's done it amazingly.

- Asa Butterfield

Golf Never

I was never interested in golf until someone brought up the Get Golf Ready program to me.

- Ashton Eaton

Which Brightness

My amateur interest in astronomy brought out the term 'magnitude', which is used for the brightness of a star.

- Charles Francis Richter

Myself Always

I was brought up as Christian, and while my ideas have changed, I have always felt myself religiously oriented.

- Charles H. Townes

Change World

The world hates change, yet it is the only thing that has brought progress.

- Charles Kettering

Bible Been

A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London.

- Charles Kingsley

Evidence Other

Such discoveries have led me, and other geologists, to reconsider the evidence previously derived from caves brought forward in proof of the high antiquity of Man.

- Charles Lyell