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Certain Things

There are certain things I want to keep to me. I don't discuss my private life.

- Aaliyah

Over Centuries

The world's entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of private corporations.

- Aaron Swartz

Book Larger

Even as I was writing 'Empire State,' I knew there were more adventures for the main character, private detective Rad Bradley, to have. I also knew that the world was far larger than what I'd presented in book one.

- Adam Christopher

Degree Regretted

It is to be regretted that few persons who have arrived at any degree of eminence or fame, have written Memorials of themselves, at least such as have embraced their private as well as their public life.

- Adam Clarke

Show Other

If the courts regarded tweets and other social media information as private, it would not prevent the law enforcement from getting information it really needs. But the government would have to get a search warrant, which requires it to show that it has probable cause connecting what is being searched to a crime.

- Adam Cohen

Settings Lives

By virtue of our private property society, we have disconnected individuals from the land. We have put them in high rises and asked them to live their lives in urban settings, disconnected from the land.

- Adam Dell

Singer Wanted

I wanted the focus to be on my ability as a singer and as an entertainer - not on my private life.

- Adam Lambert

Other Compare

Sleeping is one of the more private aspects of parenting; it happens in a quiet room, whereas eating is a more public aspect of parenting. Other people can see it and compare it to what their kids eat.

- Adam Mansbach

Kid Moved

Obama is the new kid with the weird name who people just sense is a little classier than his surroundings. He moved from a private school where he was class president and is now at the giant public high school with the metal detectors and the smoking lounge.

- Adam McKay

Insurance Mandate

Obamacare is a private mandate that will drive billions to the insurance industry, much like the auto insurance mandate. Hardly socialism. In fact, it was a Republican plan to begin with.

- Adam McKay

Hollywood Could

'Entourage' was a show that existed around wish-fulfillment. People watched it because they wanted to believe they could go on private jets and be hanging out in Hollywood, but as a show, comedically, it was not funny. Not a funny show. It's funny, ironically, because of how terrible it is.

- Adam Pally

Love Country

As soon as the land of any country has all become private property, the landlords, like all other men, love to reap where they never sowed, and demand a rent even for its natural produce.

- Adam Smith

Myself Need

I am a private person. I don't need a lot of company. And I find it really, really difficult to talk about myself.

- Adam West

United States Been

We have the Nasdaq private market. But we also want to make sure that every investor has an opportunity to ultimately join in growth and the success of these great companies that we have that have been formed in the United States.

- Adena Friedman

Mind Like

Film songs have so many creative limitations, but a private album is like an autobiography that reflects your state of mind.

- Adnan Sami

Very Amenable

Any known attempt at proselyting would be instantly amenable at a criminal tribunal and would probably be punished by the death of the proselyte and the banishment of the missionary. All efforts must be conducted in private and are therefore very limited.

- Adoniram Judson

Natural Which

The electronic spectrum is the only natural resource in which there's no such thing as private property rights. You can't own a piece of the spectrum.

- Adrian Cronauer

Away Though

Even though we work in the same field, we have an intense private life away from our professional lives.

- Adrian Edmondson

Think Very

What was a very private childhood hobby turned into a very a public, professional job, and I think that there's a lot of inhibition that can grow from that.

- Adrian Tomine

Art Always

Art shouldn't be prohibited in public schools when kids in private schools always get it.

- Agnes Gund

Need Seclusion

It's strange that the newspapers don't see a connection between their false revelations about my private life and my need for seclusion and security.

- Agnetha Faltskog

Doing Very

Performing live is not my favourite. I am more of a recording person; I prefer to be private. I didn't mind doing videos, even if they came very close with the camera. I can take that, but walking on stage in concert and singing live, that is a bit difficult.

- Agnetha Faltskog

Always Been

I've always been really private about my personal life. I don't talk about it.

- Agyness Deyn

Lucky Roles

I'm not particularly a career-oriented guy. I'm lucky. I can make really interesting films much of the time with interesting people yet be anonymous, have a private life. But, I'd like to have the choice of the better roles.

- Aidan Quinn

More About

When companies are private, founders can share more about their future dreams with investors; report less; and the shares are illiquid, constraining short-term changes in valuation.

- Aileen Lee

Funding Set

The question for Dropbox is whether, when they run out of private sources for funding, they will be able to maintain that valuation when they go to public sources for funding and their valuation is set on the public markets.

- Aileen Lee

Pretty Sure

I'm sure you can imagine it's pretty frustrating to have people talking about your private life who don't know anything about it.

- Aisha Tyler

Middle Several

I went to private school for two years, then Aptos Middle School, and I finished at McAteer. Several of my classmates at those schools are my friends today.

- Aisha Tyler

My Life TV

I want to be known for this character on TV two nights a week, and then I want to go away and live my life in private.

- AJ Lee

College Some

Mayo College, where I got my grounding, is a private boarding school. It is a traditional school with brilliant teachers including some from overseas.

- Ajay Mehta

Privacy Amendment

The institutions that we've built up over the years to protect our individual privacy rights from the government don't apply to the private sector. The Fourth Amendment doesn't apply to corporations. The Freedom of Information Act doesn't apply to Silicon Valley. And you can't impeach Google if it breaks its 'Don't be evil' campaign pledge.

- Al Franken

Think I Think

I think Clinton fatigue was a real thing. It's just hard to get comfortable with Gore - it was hard for him to project who he is, the person people know in private.

- Al Franken

Waiting Venue

All tours are filled with humiliation. My publisher once hired a private jet to fly me to a venue where 1,000 people were waiting. It almost bankrupted him.

- Alain de Botton

Very Brought

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

Goal Appropriate

I support public and private partnerships whenever appropriate in order to achieve our goal of a prosperous and vibrant downtown.

- Alan Autry

Education Believe

I don't believe in private education.

- Alan Bennett

Political Which

Crony capitalism is essentially a condition in which... public officials are giving favours to people in the private sector in payment of political favours.

- Alan Greenspan

I Think Rob

I never talk about 'Harry Potter' because I think that would rob children of something that's private to them. I think too many things get explained, so I hate talking about it.

- Alan Rickman

Built Governments

Are governments the only entities that can build human spacecraft? No - actually, every human spacecraft ever built for NASA was built by private industry.

- Alan Stern

Education Reason

There is no more reason to pay for private education than there is to pay for a private swimming pool for those who do not use public facilities.

- Albert Shanker

Memory Literature

Every man's memory is his private literature.

- Aldous Huxley

Big Capital

Big banks have long had private equity divisions that put up capital for deals too complex or risky for individual shareholders to finance.

- Alex Berenson

Vary Crucial

To economists, prices serve as crucial signals to producers and consumers. In a regulated market, the state sets prices high enough for private companies to cover their costs and earn a guaranteed profit for their investors. But in a deregulated market, prices should vary with demand and supply.

- Alex Berenson

I Think Hang

The album is a thing that you can hang out with between shows. I think that it's really nice to give people something they can enjoy in a private situation or walking around, just as the soundtrack of their lives.

- Alex Ebert

Some Strokes

To get discounts on some drugs, private insurers are willing to pay top prices for blockbuster pharmaceuticals like Vioxx, despite the fact that Vioxx was rumored to cause fatal strokes and heart attacks.

- Alex Gibney

Like Made

You have to assume once you go online, anything you put there can be made public. Yet while you're online, you feel like it's a private, sacred space. But you're really broadcasting to the world.

- Alex Gibney

Enterprise Program

In the economic sphere, the program demanded thorough decentralization and managerial independence of enterprises, as well as legalization of small-scale private enterprise, especially in the service sector.

- Alexander Dubcek

Private Sector

I responded that we needed a private sector to improve the market situation and make peoples lives easier.

- Alexander Dubcek

Door Concerned

I do not recognize the right of the public to break in the front door of a man's private life in order to satisfy the gaze of the curious... I do not think it right to dissect living men even for the advancement of science. So far as I am concerned, I prefer a post mortem examination to vivisection without anaesthetics.

- Alexander Graham Bell

Slave Through

Slave to no sect, who takes no private road, But looks through Nature up to Nature's God.

- Alexander Pope

Lunch Want

Being followed is weird, that people want to discuss where I ate lunch or what I wear when I go to lunch... the private life is just gone.

- Alexander Skarsgard

Every Day Some

You can be brilliant in some ways and despicable in others. You can be a clean, upright, moral individual in your private life who never swears, treats women with respect, and speaks highly of duty and honor - and go out every day and dedicate yourself to a cause that makes the world worse.

- Alexandra Petri

Like Tutors

When I was in high school, I didn't feel like I had to pile on the APs in order to look good to colleges. High-achieving classmates didn't use private tutors.

- Alexandra Robbins

Participation

Regarding our links with the Russian government, Severstal is a private company with no government participation. We are answerable to our shareholders.

- Alexei Mordashov

Citizen Some

In a literal sense, even a private company, of course, cannot do everything that it wants without some discussion with government. As a good corporate citizen, Severstal discussed the idea of a merger with Arcelor with the Russian government.

- Alexei Mordashov

Enjoy Movie

I enjoy being a character actor; I enjoy being different in everything. I want a private life; I want to be able to go to 7-11 and not get into a fight with a guy because he saw me in a movie, or not have people hitting on me simply because they saw me in a movie.

- Alexis Arquette

Society Measured

The health of a democratic society may be measured by the quality of functions performed by private citizens.

- Alexis de Tocqueville

Very Till

I am a very private person. I don't like to talk about things till someone asks about them.

- Alia Bhatt

Still Other

I'm more verbal and not as private as I was as a kid. I still do a form of sense memory. It honestly depends on the job. It depends on the other people you're working with, how the other actor works.

- Alia Shawkat

Strong Been

My dad's always been a famous actor, so I've grown up with that, and with the lifestyle. In a way, I think I thrive on the insecurity that comes with it. Not in my private life - I like to believe that my friendships and my relationships are strong.

- Alice Eve

Mind Think

I really don't mind what people assume about me. I really think that my brain is my private thing. I don't need the approval of people. I don't need people to think I'm intelligent. And I'm not that intelligent.

- Alice Eve

Study Evidence

The study of tavern history often brings to light much evidence of sad domestic changes. Many a cherished and beautiful home, rich in annals of family prosperity and private hospitality, ended its days as a tavern.

- Alice Morse Earle

Childhood Shared

Siblings are the guarantors that the private childhood world - so unlike the adult world that scientists are only just beginning to understand it - is a fully shared and objective one.

- Alison Gopnik

Think Weird

My private life... Nobody should care. I think it's weird.

- Alison Lohman

Poetry Mind

Poetry is the one place where people can speak their original human mind. It is the outlet for people to say in public what is known in private.

- Allen Ginsberg

Reference Warhol

Ultimately Warhol's private moral reference was to the supreme kitsch of the Catholic church.

- Allen Ginsberg

Last Archives

Research promoted by NARA within a major coalition of Federal and private sector research partners has at last demonstrated that an Electronic Records Archives can be built.

- Allen Weinstein

Making Still

I am private because I'm still figuring things out. I'm young! I'm making it up as I go!

- Allison Williams

Never Public

Private passions tire and exhaust themselves, public ones never.

- Alphonse de Lamartine

Private Sector

If we have an honest discussion on whether the war on poverty should be fought with welfare or with economic growth in the private sector, Democrats will lose black votes.

- Alveda King

Think Some

I think some people think that being on television makes you a sitting duck, but you have the right to remain private.

- Amanda Burton

Always Been

I've always been a private person, and I've always valued my private life.

- Amber Heard

Your Feels

Can you ever imagine yourself in a situation like Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie or Kim Kardashian and Kanye West, where the world feels like they have a stake in your private life? I would never want it.

- Amber Heard

Hard Having

Not having a private life is hard.

- Amber Riley

Politics Strife

Politics: A strife of interests masquerading as a contest of principles. The conduct of public affairs for private advantage.

- Ambrose Bierce

Surface Considered

Land: A part of the earth's surface, considered as property. The theory that land is property subject to private ownership and control is the foundation of modern society, and is eminently worthy of the superstructure.

- Ambrose Bierce

Private Citizen

I am in favor of a foreign policy that will cultivate relations of peace with all nations, and I will never give my influence, either as a private citizen or a public servant, for war, so long as it can be honorably avoided.

- Ambrose Burnside

Education Added

In the end, all new schools, public or private, snobby or not, add value to the education market, making it bigger and more efficient, in the same way that Zuckerberg added wealth to the economy even for non-Facebook fans.

- Amity Shlaes

Love Other

Himanshu and I have known each other for over 13 years, and I don't have to prove anything to anyone. Why should I go gushy over my husband on social media when I would rather keep my love and feelings private?

- Amruta Khanvilkar

Country Succeeds

In many parts of our country, geography and population density can make it difficult to attract private investment. These communities depend on federal investments to maintain and upgrade their transportation systems and stay competitive. And we know that it's an investment worth making. Because when rural America succeeds, we all do.

- Amy Klobuchar

Still Very

I am a very private person. I still get shy at times.

- Amy Weber

Will Affect

If you are happy in your private life, and - that will affect your tennis, and that will help you, actually.

- Ana Ivanovic

Ideology Center

Killing the private property-that was the center of the Marxist economy and Marxist ideology. That was the center of the Lenin ideology.

- Anatoly Chubais

Very Institution

Private property is a very fundamental and very long-term institution.

- Anatoly Chubais

Private Property

The Bolsheviks started not just on the killing of private property; they were trying to abolish money itself.

- Anatoly Chubais

Fact Guy

I would train with a gay man. As long as he respected me, it's all right. I don't think much of it. The fact that a guy is gay doesn't mean he's going to accost you. He can be gay, have a relationship, live among guys who aren't gay. He can do whatever he wants with his private life.

- Anderson Silva

My Life I Think

I think a lot of times people who jump from one movie to another don't enjoy their private life. It's a great way to escape reality. But I enjoy my life.

- Andie MacDowell

Small Pass

Rituals are how we step into our private field of dreams, a small Elysium all our own. Rituals are made not just for us, but for those we want to pass them on to.

- Andre Aciman

Artist Made

The crucial discovery was made that, in order to become painting, the universe seen by the artist had to become a private one created by himself.

- Andre Malraux

Shy Over

I'm quite shy, so I hate seeing my private life splashed over the papers.

- Andrea Bocelli

Love Door

You think intercourse is a private act; it's not, it's a social act. Men are sexually predatory in life; and women are sexually manipulative. When two individuals come together and leave their gender outside the bedroom door, then they make love.

- Andrea Dworkin

Principle

Outside of the Constitution we have no legal authority more than private citizens, and within it we have only so much as that instrument gives us. This broad principle limits all our functions and applies to all subjects.

- Andrew Johnson

Move Whenever

They defined what was private and what was public and they would move it whenever they wished.

- Andrew Morton

Some Billionaires

Some billionaires like cars, yachts and private jets. Others like newspapers.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

Argument Everybody

There's a good argument to be made that companies that are private, where they're run by partnerships, where everybody has true stake in them and they're not playing with other people's money, that by default it's a safer system, because you really have skin in the game. You really own the company.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

Country Qualified

Let's start with a basic question: Do we, as a country, want our most highly qualified employees from the private sector to pursue public service? The answer, I would imagine, should be yes.

- Andrew Ross Sorkin

Think I Think

I am a private person; I think that's important if you're an actor. But there's a difference between privacy and secrecy, and I'm not a secretive person.

- Andrew Scott

Politics Been

Al Gore's problem, in my view, is that he never liked politics. He's actually deeply uncomfortable in it but felt he had to do it because of his father. He's much more comfortable in a private sector role and has, in fact, been much more successful in a private sector role, and I admire him for that.

- Andrew Sullivan

Like Been

I'd like to go back to poetry again. I really, really revere good poetry. It's been my private discipline.

- Alice Sebold

Handbags Rather

I've always loved clothes, especially handbags and shoes. I'd rather save my money on clothing and wear crap, but have the handbags and shoes. I used to buy a Ferragamo or Louis Vuitton bag every job that I got. Now I have a child, and we pay for private school, so I've had to scale back!

- Alicia Coppola