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Will Sure

I am sure of this: that no one can write a book which children will like unless he write it for himself first.

- A. A. Milne

Golf Game

Golf is so popular simply because it is the best game in the world at which to be bad.

- A. A. Milne

Grown-Up Read

Is 'The Wind in the Willows' a children's book? Is 'Alice in Wonderland?' Is 'Treasure Island?' These are masterpieces which we read with pleasure as children, but with how much more pleasure when we are grown-up.

- A. A. Milne

Best Stories

All the best stories are but one story in reality - the story of escape. It is the only thing which interests us all and at all times, how to escape.

- A. C. Benson

Shame Here

Here dead lie we because we did not choose to live and shame the land from which we sprung. Life, to be sure, is nothing much to lose; but young men think it is, and we were young.

- A. E. Housman

Cunning Conceal

In every American there is an air of incorrigible innocence, which seems to conceal a diabolical cunning.

- A. E. Housman

Year Bought

Chum was a British boy's weekly which, at the end of the year was bound into a single huge book; and the following Christmas parents bought it as Christmas presents for male children.

- A. E. van Vogt

Patron Saint

Tennyson seems to be the patron saint of the wishy washies, which is perhaps why I admire him so much, not only as a poet, but as a man.

- A. N. Wilson

Reach Imagine

To become 'unique,' the challenge is to fight the hardest battle which anyone can imagine until you reach your destination.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

New Markets

New markets could be created by rural potentials, which could lead to rise in the employment.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Automobiles Fuels

We must get rid of fossil fuels by developing injection systems for automobiles, which can run on bio-fuel.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Through Requirements

We should remember that there are nations which meet more than 30 to 60% of their power requirements through the nuclear power system.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Thought Having

I have an inner satisfaction of having done what I thought was right at the time which I thought was propitious.

- A. Philip Randolph

Becoming Other

Each poem in becoming generates the laws by which it is generated: extensions of the laws to other poems never completely take.

- A. R. Ammons

Think I Think

I think I can get away, sometimes, with walking in the streets and not getting noticed. I like that. I want my work to get noticed, not me. And it's slowly getting there, which is good.

- A. R. Rahman

Understand Use

You can understand a lot about yourself by working out which fairytale you use to present your world to yourself in.

- A. S. Byatt

Reason Read

I know that part of the reason I read Tolkien when I'm ill is that there is an almost total absence of sexuality in his world, which is restful.

- A. S. Byatt

Breathing Possessed

I find the attempt to find things out, which scientists are possessed by, to be as human as breathing, or feeding, or sex. And so the science has to be in the novels as science and not just as metaphors.

- A. S. Byatt

Younger A Good Thing

I went to church when I was younger, but it was never something pushed down my throat or anything, which is a good thing. I found out for myself where I belonged.

- A.J. Styles

Done Something

I have no problem with the security... It's something that must be done for the times in which we live. Safety first.

- Aaron Brown

New Discovered

We discovered a mechanism which is like the garbage machine of the body. We need to remove damaged proteins and create new ones in their place, and we discovered the machine that does this.

- Aaron Ciechanover

Think Some

I've been working for many years and I think I've managed to work with some of the best people in the business, which has been rewarding and an apprenticeship.

- Aaron Eckhart

Innovation Always

I've always been excited by rotoscoping, the technique used in films like 'Waking Life,' which fuses animation with real-life emotion. It seemed like it was a process ripe for innovation.

- Aaron Koblin

Trying Career

I'm trying to go with the flow, which is not what I used to do. I used to try to micromanage my career choices.

- Aaron Lazar

Blind Some

I'll be singing with The Blind Boys of Alabama, which is a great joy to me. I've done some work with them before, and they truly are amazing.

- Aaron Neville

Very Methods

My biggest challenge is cooking traditional French dishes, which usually require very specific techniques and methods. That's just not my style... I cook from the soul.

- Aaron Sanchez

Necessary Intrusion

I consider plot a necessary intrusion on what I really want to do, which is write snappy dialogue.

- Aaron Sorkin

Laws Large

Large corporations, of course, are blinded by greed. The laws under which they operate require it - their shareholders would revolt at anything less.

- Aaron Swartz

Legacy Held

What if there was a library which held every book? Not every book on sale, or every important book, or even every book in English, but simply every book - a key part of our planet's cultural legacy.

- Aaron Swartz

Always Actual

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

Always Very

My mom always knew I was going to be an actor because I was a ham from the very beginning, so she would push me toward it, which is really unconventional for Indian families to do.

- Aarti Mann

Grateful Doing

I feel like a tree. A tree doesn't feel a duty to start doing something about the earth from which it comes. A tree just has to bear fruit, and leaves and blossoms. It doesn't feel grateful to the earth.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Films Eliminated

My films have been progressing towards a certain kind of minimalism, even though it was never intended. Elements which can be eliminated have been eliminated.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Never Reflect

I never reflect or convey that which I have not experienced myself.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Philadelphia Town

I'm from outside Philadelphia, a town called Wayne, which is, like, 25 minutes northwest.

- Abbi Jacobson

Young Like

I find young people talk about what they want to do, which is great because you get to form the words, but its also like, you gotta just get in there.

- Abbi Jacobson

Battle Africa

We will win the battle for Africa, which is in effect a battle for Humanity.

- Abdoulaye Wade

Wish Century

We wish to ensure that young Africans do not feel disorientated in the century in which they live.

- Abdoulaye Wade

Rest In The Past

In the past, the West had tried to export one formula of democracy which should fit to the rest of the world, and they discovered that this doesn't work.

- Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

Human Being Promise

Together, we can create a world in which peace is real; in which every human being can thrive; in which all share the promise of our century. I believe we can succeed.

- Abdullah II of Jordan

Harmony Move

Is Israel going to continue to be 'Fortress Israel'? Or, as we all hope, become accepted into the neighborhood, which I believe is the only way we can move forward in harmony.

- Abdullah II of Jordan

Some Everybody

When there's a status quo, usually what shakes everybody up is some sort of military confrontation, at which point we all come running and screaming to pick up the pieces.

- Abdullah II of Jordan

Understand Tolerated

All too many Muslims fail to grasp Islam, which teaches one to be lenient towards others and to understand their value systems, knowing that these are tolerated by Islam as a religion.

- Abdurrahman Wahid

Christ Mine

In the total expanse of human life there is not a single square inch of which the Christ, who alone is sovereign, does not declare, 'That is mine!'.

- Abraham Kuyper

Data Sadly

Soon I knew the craft of experimental physics was beyond me - it was the sublime quality of patience - patience in accumulating data, patience with recalcitrant equipment - which I sadly lacked.

- Abdus Salam

Island May

Judging is a lonely job in which a man is, as near as may be, an island entire.

- Abe Fortas

Big Go

I grew up in the '60s, which was a creative time, so it wasn't that big of a stretch to go from a baseball bat to a guitar to a film camera.

- Abel Ferrara

Love Shared

Classic romantic love is an emotional attraction between two individuals in which they may share a heightened awareness of mutual adoration. Erotic love, traditionally, has been described as shared sexual attraction.

- Aberjhani

Voice Rebellion

If particular care and attention is not paid to the ladies, we are determined to foment a rebellion, and will not hold ourselves bound by any laws in which we have no voice, or representation.

- Abigail Adams

Power Broken

Arbitrary power is like most other things which are very hard, very liable to be broken.

- Abigail Adams

New Congress

I have the Pleasure to assure you Congress pay particular Attention to the Defence of New Jersey, and hitherto have denied us nothing which we have Asked for that Purpose.

- Abraham Clark

Wolf Liberator

The shepherd drives the wolf from the sheep's for which the sheep thanks the shepherd as his liberator, while the wolf denounces him for the same act as the destroyer of liberty. Plainly, the sheep and the wolf are not agreed upon a definition of liberty.

- Abraham Lincoln

Education Engaged

Upon the subject of education, not presuming to dictate any plan or system respecting it, I can only say that I view it as the most important subject which we, as a people, can be engaged in.

- Abraham Lincoln

Doing Means

Work is that which you dislike doing but perform for the sake of external rewards. At school, this takes the form of grades. In society, it means money, status, privilege.

- Abraham Maslow

Small May

As far as I know, only a small minority of mathematicians, even of those with Platonist views, accept the idea that there may be mathematical facts which are true but unknowable.

- Abraham Robinson

College Committee

The Committee supports the idea that there should be, within the University of California, a campus which puts particular emphasis on the education of undergraduates within the framework of a College system.

- Abraham Robinson

Here Over

Then I heard another shot which hit him right in the head, over here, and his head practically opened up and a lot of blood and many more things came out.

- Abraham Zapruder

Path Right Path

Follow the way of life, which the Holy Prophet has shown you, for verily that is the right path.

- Abu Bakr

Death Harm

There is no harm in patience, and no profit in lamentation. Death is easier to bear (than) that which precedes it, and more severe than that which comes after it. Remember the death of the Apostle of God, and your sorrow will be lessened.

- Abu Bakr

Still Blowing

I'm still blowing alright, and I still enjoy it which is the main thing.

- Acker Bilk

Undertaking Would

An excellent job with a dubious undertaking, which is like saying it would be great if it wasn't awful.

- Ada Louise Huxtable

Worlds Discovering

Imagination is the Discovering Faculty, pre-eminently. It is that which penetrates into the unseen worlds around us, the worlds of Science.

- Ada Lovelace

Very Engaged

I am never so happy as when I am really engaged in good earnest, & it makes me must wonderfully cheerful & merry at other times, which is curious & very satisfactory.

- Ada Lovelace

Very Code

DNA is a code of four letters; proteins are made up of amino acids which come in 20 forms. So the ribosome is a very clever machine that reads one language and operates in another.

- Ada Yonath

Think Other

I think that's created a healthy environment. The comparisons to 'ER' were maddening and there was this assumption that the two of us were looking at each other with rage and resentment, which was also not the case.

- Adam Arkin

Perfect Infinitely

Now an infinite happiness cannot be purchased by any price less than that which is infinite in value; and infinity of merit can only result from a nature that is infinitely divine or perfect.

- Adam Clarke

Christ Took

But this Christ or Redeemer took not upon him the nature of angels, but the seed of Abraham, that is, human nature, that in the nature which sinned he might make the expiation required.

- Adam Clarke

Christ Image

This perfection is the restoration of man to the state of holiness from which he fell, by creating him anew in Christ Jesus, and restoring to him that image and likeness of God which he has lost.

- Adam Clarke

Having Twofold

Man may be considered as having a twofold origin - natural, which is common and the same to all - patronymic, which belongs to the various families of which the whole human race is composed.

- Adam Clarke

Other About

The remarkable thing about 'Avatar' is the degree to which the technology is integral to the story. It is important to show Pandora and its Na'Vi natives in 3-D because 'Avatar' is fundamentally about the moral necessity of seeing other beings fully.

- Adam Cohen

Insurance Compete

A publicly run health care program could compete with private insurance companies, which have a record of overcharging and underperforming.

- Adam Cohen

Want Clash

Corporations have enormous treasuries, and there are a lot of things they want from government, many of which clash with the public interest.

- Adam Cohen

Area Protecting

It is hard to imagine an area in which Congress has more express constitutional authority to act than in protecting the right of minorities to vote.

- Adam Cohen

Through Zip

An election in which people have to wait 10 hours to vote, or in which black voters wait in the rain for hours, while white voters zip through polling places, is unworthy of the world's leading democracy.

- Adam Cohen

Game Deal

I sang the National Anthem at Dodger Stadium - at a baseball game - which was crazy; there was, like, 60,000 people there, which is a huge deal in America - singing the National Anthem.

- Adam DeVine

Process Away

There's so much emphasis on Daniel Day-Lewis and his process, which is appropriately his own. But I was just blown away by his generosity as an actor. He's so giving as an actor that he just naturally commands the focus on set.

- Adam Driver

Doing Think

If I'm not doing something or working on something, I literally just sit in the room and think, which I don't think is productive. I won't go outside for days.

- Adam Driver

Through Pretty

I got into cars through my father. He used to work on cars. My job was to hold the light, which pretty much was the limit of my mechanical abilities.

- Adam Ferrara

Process Alcohol

Writing is the process of finding something to distract you from writing, and of all the helpful distractions - adultery, alcohol and acedia, all of which aided our writing fathers - none can equal the Internet.

- Adam Gopnik

Bible Times

Learning to read the Bible in the light of the times in which it was written is critical.

- Adam Hamilton

Imagine Sixty

Imagine a world in which no writer has written a literary novel in sixty years. Imagine a place where not a single person has read a book that is truly about the character at its center.

- Adam Johnson

Think I Think

I thought that, with so much current attention focused on the topic of North Korea, I might share what I think are three books which cast a rare light on the elusive realm of North Korea.

- Adam Johnson

Similar Robust

I listen to crazy, robust rock music where they sing their faces off, and soul music, which can be similar.

- Adam Lambert

Cut Players

Roku collects money two ways: by selling hardware, which it calls 'players'; and by selling advertising and taking a cut of revenues from the video publishers on its platform.

- Adam Lashinsky

More Natural

Yoga takes what you have and molds and sculpts it, which is a much more natural way to look and feel.

- Adam Levine

Forward Date

'The Pushcart War' is presented as a history of a conflict that has not yet taken place; in each edition of the book, the date on which the hostilities commenced is nudged forward.

- Adam Mansbach

Surrounded Languages

I like to write in coffee shops in countries in which languages I do not speak are spoken. That way, you're surrounded by the buzz of humanity, but you aren't distracted by people's conversations.

- Adam Mansbach

Stupid Wife

My wife likes me to point out that she puts our daughter down to sleep more often than I do, which gives me time to write stupid books about it.

- Adam Mansbach

Comedy About

First off, no one award-wise ever rewards comedy, which is... whatever. I don't care about that.

- Adam McKay

Comedy Movie

I am actually talking about possibly adapting 'The Boys,' by Garth Ennis, which would not be a comedy, but an action movie with comedy elements to it.

- Adam McKay

Certainly Took

I hired Tina Fey for 'SNL,' which was certainly a good match. She took off right away there.

- Adam McKay

Fact Would

Well, you can't improvise story, which is a fact. If you could, the budget would be insane.

- Adam Pally

May Sure

I have one. I may get another during the off-season, I might get my son's name but I'm not sure yet. The one I have is my Hebrew name, which I share with my grandfather, and it's not the best tattoo.

- Adam Pally

Feels Certainly

I certainly have a sliver of me, which is definitely American, and feels a great pull towards where I spent time when I was very young, which is in California.

- Adam Rayner

Homeland Dagger

'Homeland' is a thriller with a lot of cloak and dagger spy stuff, which is one of the things that makes it so much fun.

- Adam Rayner

Feature Film Though

I did manage to secure a feature film for 2005, though, which I'm really chuffed about.

- Adam Rickitt

Curiosity Set

We didn't set out to be educators or even scientists, and we don't purport that what we do is real science but we're demonstrating a methodology by which one can engage and satisfy your curiosity.

- Adam Savage

New Still

The new century has brought on its own terrible dangers, which although not reaching the apocalyptic potential of the Cold War, still have the capacity to shake our world.

- Adam Schiff

Actor Los

I came to Los Angeles to be an actor, which is, at best, a gamble.

- Adam Scott

Think Became

It wasn't until I hit 20 that I became an obsessive reader, I think, which feels a little funny considering I was a bookseller for five years and have been reviewing YA novels for four years.

- Adam Silvera