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Historical Subject

I can think of films that I'm producing right now that are extremely hard-hitting, graphic films, that nobody necessarily wants to see, graphic in terms of violence, of adult content and racial and historical subject matter.

- Aaron Eckhart

Doing Your

No matter how senior you get in an organization, no matter how well you're perceived to be doing, your job is never done.

- Abagail Johnson

Hope Age

Hope is not a matter of age.

- Abbe Pierre

Money Finance

All money is a matter of belief.

- Adam Smith

Many Our

No matter how many flaws we have, our God is so forgiving and understanding. He'll never leave you or forsake you. So that brings peace to me.

- Adrian Peterson

Someone Exterior

If you have a connection to someone, it doesn't matter what their exterior is.

- Agyness Deyn

Enjoy Point

My favorite thing is to be working with people I enjoy working with. I've reached the point where, emotionally, I don't need to act any more. Financially, I do. But emotionally, it wouldn't matter to me if I never acted again.

- Alan Arkin

Mad Functional

If you're functional, it doesn't matter if you're mad.

- Alan Moore

Night Dream

Women can dream at 9 in the morning and at 10 o'clock at night - it doesn't matter.

- Alber Elbaz

Mother Medium

Water is life's matter and matrix, mother and medium. There is no life without water.

- Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Smallest Sculptures

All the sculptures of today, like those of the past, will end one day in pieces... So it is important to fashion ones work carefully in its smallest recess and charge every particle of matter with life.

- Alberto Giacometti

Focus Things

I don't put the focus on things that don't matter.

- Alessia Cara

Honor Other

It took me a long time to learn how to be brave enough to put myself out there and try everything, no matter how strange or silly. If I can impart that same wisdom to other folks - no matter what age - it would be an honor.

- Alethea Kontis

Studio Your

For someone making a pilot, assuming the talent is there and you can maneuver the system properly, it's just a matter of standing your ground and trying to make something great until you are making enough money for the studio that they let you keep making it.

- Alex Graves

Want Competitive

I'm just competitive. It doesn't matter what it is. I want to win.

- Allyson Felix

Often Within

Appreciate the power of rumor, often malicious, no matter how preposterous, within the local populations you are seeking to help.

- Alvin Adams

My Life Always

No matter what's happening in my life, I can always get lost in the romances of my characters.

- Amanda Seyfried

Always Flattered

I'm always flattered and honored when people cover my music or sing my songs, no matter where it is.

- Amos Lee

Alive Sentences

If the characters are not alive to me, it doesn't matter how good the sentences are. It just becomes all cake and no frosting.

- Amy Bloom

Like Still

After Gmail, if you have AOL, people are like, 'Are you still with this?' What does it matter what e-mail you have?

- Amy Heckerling

Wear Shop

I design a lot of things that I wear onstage, but I'm always looking for unique stuff. I like creative things, so anything I can find at a secondhand costume shop to a Helmut Lang store, it doesn't matter - just unique stuff.

- Amy Lee

Experience Going

To me, music is a luminous experience. Whenever I'm immersed in it, life lights up for me, no matter what else is going on.

- Anat Cohen

Point Of View Goes

As a matter of writing philosophy, if there is one, I try not to ever plot a story. I try to write it from the character's point of view and see where it goes.

- Andre Dubus III

Impressive Other

People who are unable to motivate themselves must be content with mediocrity, no matter how impressive their other talents.

- Andrew Carnegie

Turn Used

Wherever we've gone around the world, we've found quite significant gaps: the holy texts, no matter which one you turn to, has ambiguity in it around slavery. That, we knew, was being used as justification by slavers all over the world.

- Andrew Forrest

Very Importance

We don't need more recycling, we need a completely different system of closed-loop manufacturing, and no matter how many cans I crush, my personal actions at the consumer level are of very little importance in getting us there.

- Alex Steffen

Very Appropriate

When the FDA forces an old drug off the market, patients have very little say in the matter. Patients have even less of a say when the FDA chooses not to approve a new drug. Instead, we are supposed to rely on the FDA's judgment and be grateful. But can the FDA really make a choice that is appropriate for everyone? Of course not.

- Alex Tabarrok

Original Sentiments

No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself unless he has crystallized into expressive and original phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart.

- Alfred de Vigny

Deal Some

I have suffered a great deal from writers who have quoted this or that sentence of mine either out of its context or in juxtaposition to some incongruous matter which quite distorted my meaning, or destroyed it altogether.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Germany Needless

Food should be cheap, and labor should be cheap, and everything should be the same no matter where you go; whether it's a McDonald's in Germany or one in California, it should be the same. And this message is destroying cultures around the world. Needless to say, agriculture goes with it.

- Alice Waters

Self-Esteem Been

There is a long list of psychology research demonstrating that appearances matter more than most us would care to admit. As shallow as it may be, better-looking people have been shown in various studies to have higher self-esteem and more charisma, are considered more trustworthy and are better negotiators.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

Fact Parts

The fact of the matter is I have done so many parts.

- Andy Serkis

Court Which

It doesn't matter which court I'm on.

- Angelique Kerber

Truth Defend

You defend the truth no matter what.

- Anibal Acevedo Vila

Been Your

Puerto Ricans, it doesn't matter where they live, it doesn't matter how long it's been since they visited the island, their hearts are there. If you keep them informed, and if you say to them, 'This is important for Puerto Rico, go and call your congressman,' they do it. They do it.

- Anibal Acevedo Vila

Feel Session

Working out, no matter what time of the night, rejuvenates me. At times, I don't feel sleepy after a workout session, as I am all fresh and charged up, and I don't mind compromising on my sleep.

- Anita Hassanandani Reddy

Think I Think

I think a good script is a rare thing, and I think no matter who you are you have to fight for the good ones.

- Anna Kendrick

Been Issues

I have never been afraid to stand up to the leadership on issues where we disagree. If you chose to keep Cambridge Labour, then I can continue to press the Government for the things that matter to you, in a way that members of the opposition are unable to.

- Anne Campbell

Suffering Our

When we're dealing with the people in our family - no matter how annoying or gross they may be, no matter how self-inflicted their suffering may appear, no matter how afflicted they are with ignorance, prejudice or nose hairs - we give from the deepest parts of ourselves.

- Anne Lamott

Good Story Wrote

A good story is a good story no matter who wrote it.

- Anne McCaffrey

Person Does

Every person's opinion, in a way, does matter.

- Annette Bening

Doing Recognizing

When people are running up to me in the grocery store screaming, 'Oh my God! Oh my God!' that's when I know I'm swervin'. As long as people are recognizing you and you matter to them, then you're doing something right.

- Anthony Hamilton

Attacking Southern

Attacking the indecency of life in much of the Southern Hemisphere is no longer a matter of grace, of charity, of patronizing kindness. It is a matter of intense self-interest.

- Anthony Lewis

Got Medium

My job is to catch the ball no matter how they throw it - hard, soft, medium. You've got to be able to catch it.

- Antonio Brown

Adventurous Very

It was very punk rock for me to take a stab at working with Justin Bieber. I don't know how people portray that, or 'Climax,' for that matter. But for me, it was the most adventurous thing I could have done at that exact moment.

- Ariel Rechtshaid

Sense Which

A sense is what has the power of receiving into itself the sensible forms of things without the matter, in the way in which a piece of wax takes on the impress of a signet-ring without the iron or gold.

- Aristotle

Three Through

The last three or four reps is what makes the muscle grow. This area of pain divides the champion from someone else who is not a champion. That's what most people lack, having the guts to go on and just say they'll go through the pain no matter what happens.

- Arnold Schwarzenegger

Fiction I See

I just read the scripts that come to me, and I see the ones which I really kind of understand and connect with, whether that's a science fiction or a period piece. It doesn't really matter as long as they're original and I have something to do with the character.

- Asa Butterfield

Body Soon

But it was soon ascertained that this quaternary matter of the animal body was chemically the same in the plant, was elaborated there, and only appropriated by the animal.

- Asa Gray

Fact Fuel

We are not trying to prevent new clean energy businesses from succeeding. Any business that's economical, that can succeed in the marketplace, any form of energy, we're all for. As a matter of fact, we're investing in quite a number of them, ourselves - whether that's ethanol, renewable fuel oil.

- Charles Koch

Believe Sincere

It doesn't matter what you believe just so long as you're sincere.

- Charles M. Schulz

My Life Thrill

Money is often a matter of chance or good fortune and is not the mark of a successful life. It is not the thing that brings a throb of pleasure or a thrill into my life. And I would not pose as a successful man if that were to be the measure.

- Charles M. Schwab

Sometimes Tell

People are dying to tell you their secrets; it's just a matter of getting the conversation going in the right direction. If you just let people fill the silence, they will let you the most extraordinary things. I sometimes wonder if afterward they remember what they've said.

- Charles McCarry

Meaning However

Meaning, however, is no great matter.

- Charles Stuart Calverley

People Negative

People are negative no matter what you do.

- Cher

Prepare Number

It doesn't matter if you are number one or number two. You have to prepare for everything.

- Chen Long

About Sufficiently

I really am not going to get involved in a discussion about the legal position of the Iraq war. I am not the person to do that because I am not sufficiently impartial as a lawyer about this, because it's a matter that is of interest to the person that I am closest to in the world.

- Cherie Blair

People Want

I want people to realize that they matter.

- Chris Jordan

People Them

No matter how heinous someone's behaviour, if you make them a comic character, you can't expect people to hate them.

- Chris Morris

Work Menu

I don't really seek out vegetarian spots... but mainly, I know how to work a menu no matter where I am.

- Christie Brinkley

Excellent Many

When you see something that's so excellent it can be intimidating to walk into it no matter how many people you know.

- Clancy Brown

Attempt Our

The Black Lives Matter movement can be read as an attempt to keep mourning an open dynamic in our culture because black lives exist in a state of precariousness. Mourning then bears both the vulnerability inherent in black lives and the instability regarding a future for those lives.

- Claudia Rankine

Through Changing

I want to make sure that no matter how long I go through this, I don't fall into the trap of changing and modifying how I do things that aren't a positive example. I want to remain somebody that the entire family can listen to or watch.

- Clay Aiken

Design Proportions

Fashion is architecture: it is a matter of proportions.

- Coco Chanel

You Will

What you can do is a matter of what you will do.

- Colin Ford

Doing Away

The mistake people that want to be actors make is to move to New York or L.A. right away. But it's like... go act somewhere first. Be an actor. A story is a story, and an audience is an audience, no matter where you're doing it.

- Conrad Ricamora

Here Your

America was the place that said, 'It doesn't matter where you come from, it doesn't matter what your last name is, it doesn't matter if you drink cortaditos, or lattes, or coffee with milk. Here, if you work hard, anything is possible.'

- Cristina Saralegui

Politics Give

It is not so much that women have a different point of view in politics as that they give a different emphasis. And this is vastly important, for politics is so largely a matter of emphasis.

- Crystal Eastman

Perfect Jumping

I told my kids, 'It doesn't matter if this person or that person in the family isn't perfect; this is what you've got. We have to work with that, and if you can't work with that, then you're just jumping into someone else's family, and there's always going to be something missing if you don't work that out.'

- Cynthia Robinson

Good Many

No matter how good you are, how brave you are or anything, it comes down to that car so many times. Not every time, but so many times.

- Danica Patrick

Guy Pile

I'm not a guy that really likes to pile onto somebody. Doesn't really matter who it is.

- Daniel Cormier

Your Very

If your emotional abilities aren't in hand, if you don't have self-awareness, if you are not able to manage your distressing emotions, if you can't have empathy and have effective relationships, then no matter how smart you are, you are not going to get very far.

- Daniel Goleman

Save Bonds

Black Lives Matter is proving itself to seek only one end - and that is discord, alienation among Americans, rise in hate, and destruction of community bonds. The relative increase in justice afforded black Americans is of little concern, save as a convenient veneer for their anti-democratic mission.

- David A. Clarke, Jr.

Vocabulary Well

Vocabulary is a matter of word-building as well as word-using.

- David Crystal

How Then

If the facts are contrary to any predictions, then the hypothesis is wrong no matter how appealing.

- David Douglass

Love Idea

If you intellectualize the idea of marriage, it can be quite daunting, no matter how much in love you are.

- David Frankel

People Know

People who know, know. The others, it really doesn't matter.

- David McCallum

Acclaim Really

It's really hard to be a story writer - no matter how much acclaim you get - and not write a novel.

- David Means

Every Day Three

Write something every single day, even if it's just three lines. And it doesn't matter if it's any good - just write something every day.

- David Mitchell

Trick About

The trick to making a story matter is that every now and then, somebody you care about has to go. If it's somebody that you don't care about, then it doesn't really have - the stakes aren't there. But if you do that every now and then, then the story matters to people. And there are actual stakes involved, emotional stakes.

- David Simon

Arguing Reasons

The crux of the matter was... the partnership between Richemont and myself was going sour for personal reasons, and you know, you can't have two people arguing all the time, so it was either my buying him out or him buying me out.

- David Tang

Me Basement

You can put me in the basement or the penthouse; it doesn't matter to me.

- Davy Jones

Independent Own

In relationships, I'm usually the one who's like, 'Oh, I don't need this right now. I don't need commitment. I can do well on my own. I'm independent,' and all this stuff, and I realized recently that that was making me really closed off to relationships and just closed off to anyone no matter who they were.

- Daya

Want How

We just want to win. It doesn't matter how the stats look.

- DeAngelo Williams

Down Watercolors

Writing nonfiction is more like sculpture, a matter of shaping the research into the finished thing. Novels are like paintings, specifically watercolors. Every stroke you put down you have to go with. Of course you can rewrite, but the original strokes are still there in the texture of the thing.

- Joan Didion

Away Been

I once told a journalist that girls call me 'Kitten,' but I couldn't have been more sarcastic, and no matter how many times I've said that it was a joke, it still doesn't go away.

- Joaquin Phoenix

Choices Life Is A

Life is a matter of really tough choices.

- Joe Biden

Rich Been

The money doesn't really matter. I've been a multi-millionaire for a long time. My sons are rich.

- Joe Jamail

Fiction Writers

Most crime fiction, no matter how 'hard-boiled' or bloodily forensic, is essentially sentimental, for most crime writers are disappointed romantics.

- John Banville

Good Been

The good man is the man who, no matter how morally unworthy he has been, is moving to become better.

- John Dewey

I Think Happier

If people think that Colorado is a beacon for artists and creative people who are really talented, I think they're going to be a little happier during the day, and I think they're going to be a little more successful at their job, no matter what their job is.

- John Hickenlooper

Going Earn

No matter what I do, I'm going to earn it.

- John Mayer

United Use

As a matter of international law, the United States is in an armed conflict with al-Qa'ida, the Taliban, and associated forces, in response to the 9/11 attacks, and we may also use force consistent with our inherent right of national self-defense.

- John O. Brennan

Been Anymore

There are so many low points with stand-up. You are perpetually humiliated, so it doesn't really matter anymore. I don't have any dignity left to lose. An audience can't hurt you anymore when you've been completely dismantled.

- John Oliver

Done Exhibitionist

I've done nudity. I'm an exhibitionist. It doesn't matter.

- John Turturro

People Lives

As people, we're generally optimistic, no matter how disabled our lives are, and we find the humor in the darkest situations.

- John Wells

Some About

We see Lyft as not just an app, but a movement of people coming together in cities and having conversations about things that matter. You're around some of the most interesting people in the world, and you don't talk to them. More and more people are craving in-person interactions.

- John Zimmer

Edge Keeping

It's a matter of keeping people on a spontaneous edge.

- John Zorn

Movies About

The place I begin is with story. If the audience doesn't care about that, then it doesn't matter how amazing the spectacle is. My central philosophy is that people go to the movies to be told a story, not to see stuff blow up.

- Jonathan Mostow

Individual Which

How an individual's reputation is protected online is too important and subtle a policy matter to be legislated by a high court, which is institutionally mismatched to the evolving intricacies of the online world.

- Jonathan Zittrain