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Data Large

There's something that happens with the collection of a large amount of data when it's dumped into an Excel spreadsheet or put into a pie chart. You run the risk of completely missing what it's about.

- Aaron Koblin

College Small

After 9/11, the amount of applicants the FBI received increased exponentially. Whereas you used to require a college degree, and it was a small group of people who were just out of college, after 9/11, it changed.

- Aaron Tveit

Pain Athlete

As an athlete, you are literally programmed to endure a specific amount of pain.

- Abby Wambach

Strong May

If a company knows it may have to pay a large amount of money if it poses an unreasonable threat to others, it will have a strong incentive to act better.

- Adam Cohen

Hours Actual

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

- Adam Dell

Infinite Role

I'm constantly thinking about the role, and there's an infinite amount of questions you can ask yourself about a character to the point that it's hard to find the boundaries of when to not work.

- Adam Driver

Culture Atrophy

A resilient culture has a certain amount of resistance embedded in it. Not so much to capsize it, but enough so that it doesn't atrophy.

- Adam Grant

Trying Lots

I have lots of micro-goals of trying to get things done, whatever the amount of time available.

- Adam Grant

Genetics Massive

In sport, a massive amount is to do with genetics.

- Adam Peaty

Means Accepted

When a child wants to be accepted, he'll do anything. And if it means you're getting a certain amount of notoriety from a fight, that's what you'll do.

- Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Process Think

I think every actor wants a certain amount of control. Maybe not control, as such, but just to be part of the process. But it's not necessary, I guess.

- Aidan Turner

Depend Box

A film's success does not depend on box office collection and the number of days it was screened but on the amount of satisfaction an actor can draw from it.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

Trust Couple

I scare the neighbors, the kids... They don't come to my house for trick-or-treating, trust me. I had to buy exactly zero amount of dollars worth of candy for the past couple of years.

- Al Jourgensen

Young Give

Awards can give you a tremendous amount of encouragement to keep getting better, no matter how young or old you are.

- Alan Alda

Think Very

I think it's very difficult, and it requires a tremendous amount of spiritual integrity and discipline, to not be a narcissist in a culture that encourages it every step of the way.

- Alan Ball

Love Play

I love to play. I love, opera, hiking and museums. The one thing I don't do is sit. I have a tremendous amount of energy.

- Alan Dershowitz

Love Enormous

I love research so much that I do an enormous amount; it helps put off the moment of starting to write the story.

- Alan Garner

Bags No Time

In fashion, the time is so short, and even with pre-collection, there are not only dresses, shoes, bags, and furs but now raincoats and T-shirts. It's just an endless amount of work that we have to produce in no time.

- Alber Elbaz

My Life Give

I'd rather live my life off screen and give only a certain amount of energy to the work.

- Alec Baldwin

Work Will

All actors have a significant amount of vanity about work, and necessarily so. Things they will do and won't do, and I've completely lost all of that. I don't care.

- Alec Baldwin

Big Destroyed

When you put a great amount of energy and hope in a big project, you can be destroyed if you don't do it.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

Like High Level

When I arrived in Texas in 2001, I felt an enormous amount of pressure. I felt like I had all the weight of the world on top of me, and I needed to perform, and perform at a high level every day.

- Alex Rodriguez

Places Use

The denser places get, the lower the amount of energy people use to get around it.

- Alex Steffen

Like Same Thing

Same thing, like my commercials are often times really funny because I tend to find 30 seconds is a really good amount of time to tell a joke.

- Alex Winter

New Like

I live in Santa Fe, New Mexico. And I travel a tremendous amount. I'm in New York and California a lot, but then also I like faraway places a lot.

- Ali MacGraw

Learn Use

I'm much faster now. When you only have a certain amount of time to write, after a while you learn to use your time well or you stop writing.

- Alice Hoffman

Living Similar

All of those art-based fields are similar in that they're all hard to make a living in and they all require an intense amount of training and discipline.

- Alicia Witt

Camera Always

There's always a certain amount of camera improvisation.

- Allan Dwan

Work Tops

Most of us who aspire to be tops in our fields don't really consider the amount of work required to stay tops.

- Althea Gibson

Been Meant

A great amount has been talked and written about what constitutes a sufficient balance and what really is meant by the concepts of 'balance' and 'deterrence'.

- Alva Myrdal

Away Been

Every time I've done a fund raiser, I've been blown away by the amount of money and the generosity that our fans have.

- Amanda Tapping

Small England

A lot of British actors will look at America as such a land of opportunity. In England, there's such a small pool of working actors of color. There's such a small amount of work that is actually produced in the first place.

- Aml Ameen

Think Fifteen

I just think it's so outrageous that fifteen years is the kind of minimum amount of time that any wrongfully convicted person spends in prison.

- Amy J. Berg

Character Opens

Losing yourself in the character opens you up in a way that no amount of precise preparation can.

- Ana Gasteyer

Empathy Loss

Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.

- Anderson Cooper

Eat Fruits

I eat an enormous amount of fruits and vegetables.

- Andie MacDowell

Salad Like

I make an enormous amount of salads, but my salads are like meals. They're amazing. I like going down to the farmers' market and looking to see whatever you can find, because you can put anything in a salad.

- Andie MacDowell

Dancing I Remember

I remember what I was like as a teenager, with an enormous amount of energy and hormones. You have to be able to release it, and dancing is really an innocent way.

- Andie MacDowell

Doing Want

I want to be a champion for a long time, and I want to take the least amount of punishment possible doing so.

- Andre Ward

Small Very

The key to proving that there's a black hole is showing that there's a tremendous amount of mass in a very small volume. And you can do that with the motions of stars.

- Andrea M. Ghez

Going Some

Fight as hard as you can, and then understand there's going to have to be some amount of reasonable compromise.

- Andrew Cuomo

Business Always

I always had a tremendous amount of rage about the business, and I thought turning that into comedy was healthy.

- Andy Kindler

Character Role

Any sort of role requires a certain amount of research and embodiment of the character and psychological investigation.

- Andy Serkis

Here Britain

Britain has enormous amount of talent, as we've seen from the BAFTAs. It's all here, and it has to be allowed to flourish.

- Andy Serkis

Give CGI

If you are not moved by the character, no amount of CGI will give you a performance that is emotionally engaging or devastating - what a live-action performance does.

- Andy Serkis

Will Project

When a publisher spends an inordinate amount on an acquisition, it will do everything in its power to make that project a market success.

- Anita Elberse

Activity Give

I give a tremendous amount of weight to the mental aspect of physical activity and what it does for me.

- Ann Bancroft

Always Though

I'm one of those people who always wanted to be a writer, so I have a fair amount of juvenilia, though fortunately, I was too old for my juvenilia to be on the Internet.

- Ann Leckie

Shy Terribly

There's a certain amount of self-aggrandising with actors, and I'm terribly shy of that.

- Anna Chancellor

Roles Practically

I was really overwhelmed by the amount of roles that I got offered that were carbon copies of what I did in 'Up in the Air.' I got every offer for every ambitious, unfeeling practically robotic character.

- Anna Kendrick

Same Read

I read the same amount of nonfiction and fiction.

- Anne Lamott

Someone Outlines

I do outlines when I'm writing with someone, but they also need to have a certain amount of freedom.

- Anne McCaffrey

Been Treated

Women who have been recently diagnosed with breast cancer can learn a tremendous amount from women who have already been treated.

- Anne Wojcicki

Given Less

Just because you live 20 years or 100 years doesn't make it less meaningful. They're both short amount of times. So all we can do is just live in that time, whatever time we're given.

- Ansel Elgort

Lose Willing

You really should not do this job unless you're willing to put in that enormous amount of effort. You should not do the job unless you're willing to take risks. And you shouldn't do the job unless you're willing to lose the job, too.

- Anthony A. Williams

Argument Smallest

You have an impeccable argument if you said that Singapore, Hong Kong, and Tokyo are food capitals. They have a maximum amount of great stuff to eat in the smallest areas.

- Anthony Bourdain

Sleep Schedule

I have no trouble with my sleep, but the amount I have varies from four to eight hours, depending on my schedule.

- Anton du Beke

Amazing Made

The court makes an amazing amount of decisions that ought to be made by the people.

- Antonin Scalia

Take Too

Whatever I take, I take too much or too little; I do not take the exact amount. The exact amount is no use to me.

- Antonio Porchia

Always Been

I have never been a girlie girl and have always been a boys' girl with an equal amount of friends who were boys and girls.

- Anushka Sharma

Normal Fridge

I don't subscribe to the 'Doctor Who' magazine and we've only got the normal amount of 'Doctor Who' fridge magnets.

- Arabella Weir

Thought Films

I like my films to have a certain amount of realism - something that's thought provoking and intelligently written. More than the amount on the pay cheque, I look for a level of respectability as an actor.

- Arjun Rampal

Think I Think

I think in the future we need to look at our youth department to provide more players for the first team think it is important for a club to have a good amount of players that have roots with the club and region.

- Arsene Wenger

Reveal Ever

No amount of thought can ever reveal what comes unexpectedly.

- Arthur Erickson

Stubborn Agreement

Free nations with different histories, economies and a vast amount of stubborn pride will never achieve complete agreement, even when they desire the same objectives.

- Arthur Hays Sulzberger

Some Systemic

Some amount of support from government and regulator is required when you are looking at resolving systemic issues.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

Blunt Corporation

The blunt tools of legislation or union power can force a corporation to pay higher wages, but if employees don't create an equal amount of additional value, there's no net gain.

- Charles Platt

Films Fifteen

First of all, you look at Rocky films now, and if that isn't a cartoon series there isn't any cartoon series. I mean there's no way anybody is going to take that amount of punishment in fifteen rounds.

- Charles S. Dutton

Understand Damage

The thing that we at MIT must understand is the amount of real damage that is being done to us in the fine structure of how research funds are expended.

- Charles Vest

Mind Before

Before you start production, you have characters you have created without actors in mind, then all of a sudden you've got actors. They bring an enormous amount in creating these characters, and creating the dynamics between the characters that you've written.

- Charlie Kaufman

Think I Think

I think a guy who's had just the right amount of booze can sing the blues a hell of a lot better than a guy who is stone sober.

- Charlie Rich

Always Some

Audiences are always better pleased with a smart retort, some joke or epigram, than with any amount of reasoning.

- Charlotte Perkins Gilman

Childhood Living

I came from a childhood where I spent a lot of time alone and a lot of time just living with my imagination, and a certain amount of the adult world was kind of alienating.

- Chris Cornell

Love Deal

I love having a shaved head. I'd rather not deal with hair if I don't have to. I like not thinking about it. A shaved head and letting my beard go requires the least amount of anything.

- Chris Evans

Development Having

What my voting record reflects is constantly looking to improve the amount of resources we having going into research, development, and prototypes we have going into renewable energy sources.

- Chris Gibson

Eating Hungry

Eating when you're not hungry and taking in that amount of food is exhausting.

- Chris Hemsworth

Think I Think

I think there's a tremendous amount of unacknowledged hostility in American culture.

- Chris Jordan

Always Been

I've always been conscious of the fact that there aren't enough Irish voices on British television compared to the amount of Irish people who live there.

- Chris O'Dowd

Spend Actual

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

- Chris Pavone

Someone Teaches

Dating someone on the opposite end of the happy spectrum teaches you an incredible amount of patience.

- Chris Pine

Worry Waste

Sometimes I worry about the amount of paper I waste.

- Chris Raschka

Art Similar

Ragtime has about the same amount of respect as comics. And in a way they're similar art forms. Ragtime is highly compositional, and the emotion in the music is built in, whereas in jazz a lot of that emotion comes from the way it's performed.

- Chris Ware

Love Salty

I know how I like my food. I like it spicy, salty, sticky, crunchy, juicy, oozy - basically any dish you know and love, jacked up to a bordering-on-socially-unacceptable amount of flavor.

- Chrissy Teigen

Happen Sat

We haven't sat down with Scott and Caroline and said, Now you realize that there's X amount of pounds of thrust. And this can happen and that can happen.

- Christa McAuliffe


The advantage of the analytical approach is that it is widely applicable, and it can provide a considerable amount of quantitative information even with a relatively poor resolving power.

- Christian de Duve

Give Other

It's important not to limit the amount of their own money that candidates can spend, but to give other people access to enough money to run competitive races.

- Christie Hefner

Always Discover

Well, you always discover a lot in the editing room. Particularly the action, because you have to over-shoot a lot and shoot an enormous amount of material because many of the sequences have to be discovered in the editing and manipulation of it.

- Christopher Nolan

National Defense

Well, no American wants to in any way hurt our capabilities to national defense, but that doesn't mean an unlimited amount of money, and a blank check for anything they want at any time, for any purpose. Not at all.

- Chuck Hagel

Lost Hollywood

Hollywood has lost an enormous amount of quality.

- Claire Trevor

Woman Possession

When we demand Woman Suffrage, we can only do so on the ground, not that it should be a right attached to the possession of a certain amount of property, but that it should be inherent in the woman herself.

- Clara Zetkin

Design Over

I've learned a tremendous amount over the years by watching designers work. I now have a good understanding of what sits well on the body, not to mention the importance of a great cut and quality.

- Claudia Schiffer

Not Fair Some

But it is true that some magazines have a policy to show only a certain amount of black girls on their covers. Naomi is right. It's not fair, and I wish it would change.

- Claudia Schiffer


The amount of writing that people do online is astonishing, and historically unprecedented.

- Clive Thompson

Other Resonant

A huge amount of our everyday thinking - powerful, creative, and resonant stuff - is done socially: talking to other people, arguing with them, relying on them to recall information for us.

- Clive Thompson

Learn Which

But we're born as children and we look at the world with open eyes... And we don't judge and we don't betray. We're not jealous. We're not envious. We're not even weary, which is a danger also as kids. They have to learn a certain amount of awareness.

- Colin Farrell

Giving Up Involves

Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up.

- Colin Powell

Development Made

I'd say probably the most expensive costumes I've ever made were the costumes in 'The Planet of the Apes,' because of the research and development that went into them and the amount of layers.

- Colleen Atwood

Like Comply

If you're playing the a historical character that's in the public consciousness, then obviously you've got to make an effort to look like that person and there's a huge amount of historical record there that you have to kind of comply to.

- Colm Meaney

Study Blunted

I was appalled at the amount of study necessary in order to qualify in medicine, and gradually my desire was blunted by a keener - and secret - wish to become an actor.

- Conrad Veidt

Disregarded Itself

Intuition does not in itself amount to knowledge, yet cannot be disregarded by philosophers and psychologists.

- Corliss Lamont