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Thought Mine

Well, first of all, going off with dianetics was based upon a thought of mine.

- A. E. van Vogt

Think Means

The WWE is based on, I think, reaction. You know, if you can't get a reaction, that means you can't put butts in the seats.

- A.J. Styles

Emotions Deal

The older I get, the more I realize the importance of maintaining an even temperament - not getting too emotional, focusing on the task at hand. You don't want to make a business deal based on your emotions.

- Aaron Diehl

Strong Films

I want to work with great directors. I've picked films based on the script or the character and seen them collapse because the directors were not strong visionaries.

- Aaron Taylor-Johnson

Foundations Theories

Goals and objectives are based on theories and foundations.

- Abdolkarim Soroush

Love Needs

Classic economic theory, based as it is on an inadequate theory of human motivation, could be revolutionized by accepting the reality of higher human needs, including the impulse to self actualization and the love for the highest values.

- Abraham Maslow

Privacy Personal

Serving up ads based on behavioral targeting can itself be an invasion of privacy, especially when the information used is personal.

- Adam Cohen

Think Career

To win a major championship - I think, at the end of the day, that's what a golfer's career is based upon.

- Adam Derek Scott

Bigger Could

We could have gone with much bigger labels and more money, but we wanted to go with a company that is LA based, all in the same building, and really understands what the artists want.

- Adam Jones

Color Like

Can anything good come of a backward way of thinking like judging someone based on skin color? No way.

- Adam McKay

Think Still

I don't think arrested-adolescent humor will fade. Maybe the form will change, but I guarantee its replacement will still be based in immature behavior from mature figures.

- Adam McKay

Suffering Aims

Pacifism as a mass movement aims to avoid suffering; pacifists often say that no cause is worth suffering or dying for. The ethos of Solidarity is based on an opposite premise - that there are causes worth suffering and dying for.

- Adam Michnik

Some Figure

Being a public figure, you cannot make everyone happy. Some people will criticise your actions, and I cannot stop expressing my opinion based on that.

- Adnan Sami

Love Offensive

I am a singer. You love me or hate me based on my music. If you are judging me based on my nationality and religion, you are a racist. This is very offensive. I cannot encourage that.

- Adnan Sami

Set Readers

Readers often bring a different set of criteria to the work based on the format.

- Adrian Tomine

Think Limited

I do think that many Americans have a limited view of what constitutes Japanese cartooning based on what gets translated, so it's great to see an increase in diversity.

- Adrian Tomine

Making Concentrating

Before I began concentrating on writing, in my free time I was an artist, making and selling etchings illustrating stories based on my readings in classical literature.

- Adrienne Mayor

Records Freestyle

Actually freestyle really comes from 'Planet Rock'. If you listen to all the freestyle records you'll hear that they are based on 'Planet Rock'. All the Miami Bass records are based upon Planet Rock.

- Afrika Bambaataa

Strong Will

I strongly believe that a federal structure based on administrative and geographic lines with strong powers for the federated states will be the best solution for Iraq.

- Ahmed Chalabi

Benefits Receive

Higher education should be based on quality, not quantity; receive merit-based funding; and be free of unnecessary bureaucracy. Not the least of the benefits of educational reform is to foster the pride of achievement at national and international levels.

- Ahmed Zewail

Industry Crucial

Style has become a crucial differentiating factor for most actors in the industry. I generally choose my look based on the character I essay. I research a lot on the Internet and pick something that would suit my face.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

United States United

I have faith in the United States and our ability to make good decisions based on the facts.

- Al Gore

Think Mostly

In the '80s, I was putting out an album virtually every year, I think mostly based on fear - that if I didn't, people would soon forget about me.

- Al Yankovic

Think May

The best crime novels are all based on people keeping secrets. All lying - you may think a lie is harmless, but you put them all together and there's a calamity.

- Alafair Burke

Security Living

We are living in a world where everything is based on security.

- Alain Robert

Been Almost

The idea that the brain is not fully formed until you are almost 30 years old has already been introduced, and the Supreme Court already has based two rulings on it.

- Alan Alda

Book My Own

In one book, CACHALOT, just for my own amusement, every character is based directly on someone I have known.

- Alan Dean Foster

Chicken Making

I generally don't select my chicken or my hamburgers based on the personal ideology of the person who is either flipping the hamburgers or making the money back at corporate headquarters. But if people want to do that, they're free to do it.

- Alan Dershowitz

Data Method

They do not merely collect texts; they must also gather data about the context and the informant and, above all, write an analysis of the items based upon the course readings and lecture material on folklore theory and method.

- Alan Dundes

Movie Gene

I wrote three mysteries and then a contemporary spy novel that was unbelievably derivative - completely based on 'The Conversation,' the movie with Gene Hackman. Amazingly, the character in the book looks exactly like... Gene Hackman.

- Alan Furst

Other German

Based on German prototypes, green walls and roofs are a natural idea in Singapore's tropical environment, where mosses, ferns, philodendrons, orchids and other epiphytes literally grow on trees.

- Alan Huffman

Hollywood Using

For John Woo, it is quite difficult to make a movie in Hollywood in his own style. Because Hollywood is based on a producer system, it is difficult for a director to express himself using his own style of filmmaking.

- Alan Mak

Next Rivers

A river is a river, independent of whether there are other rivers nearby. In science, we call things what they are based on their attributes, not what they're next to.

- Alan Stern

Principle Which

Wars based on principle are far more destructive... the attacker will not destroy that which he is after.

- Alan Watts

Respect More

Nothing is more despicable than respect based on fear.

- Albert Camus

Profound Nobility

Real nobility is based on scorn, courage, and profound indifference.

- Albert Camus

Society Production

The society based on production is only productive, not creative.

- Albert Camus

Communist Over

When I joined the Communist movement in 1935 it was based upon the belief that mankind's future was to be found there. Certainly, millions who joined it the world over, like myself, didn't join it for profit.

- Albert Maltz

Jazz Song

A jazz tune, melody, or composition is usually based on either a traditional twelve-bar, eight-bar, or four-bar blues chorus or on the thirty-two-bar chorus of the American popular song.

- Albert Murray

Generation Owner

Our ideals, laws and customs should be based on the proposition that each generation in turn becomes the custodian rather than the absolute owner of our resources - and each generation has the obligation to pass this inheritance on in the future.

- Alberto Moravia

Going Couple

With 'Running Scared,' I originally wanted to do a piece that was going to be about a couple, and the whole thing would be based on wall posts on Facebook. So the idea started there.

- Alden Ehrenreich

Trading Sold

Insider trading is hard to prove. To be convicted, a person must have bought or sold a stock based on material information that is both unknown to the general public and likely to have had an important effect on a company's stock price.

- Alex Berenson

Very Goes

Because there is actually something very interesting in Goodfellas, how the style of the film changes as time goes by and based on the mental state of the protagonist.

- Alex Cox

Play Spanish

We hope to do the Spanish Tragedy based on the play by Thomas Kyd.

- Alex Cox

Emotional Receive

Oh, I don't keep a journal. How you remember an incident is dictated by your emotional state at the time. How you receive the information that is coming in is definitely based on your history and who you are.

- Alexandra Fuller

New Boxes

We're crafting versions of our TotalGuide Solution to work on both legacy devices as well as new and advanced boxes with varying levels of services based on the capabilities of the set-top box and network.

- Alfred Amoroso

Principle Keeping

There can be no intelligent control of the lead danger in industry unless it is based on the principle of keeping the air clear from dust and fumes.

- Alice Hamilton

Hoping Roles

I'm hoping I can evade a type and go for roles based on what I consider plausible and what I consider good.

- Allison Tolman

Habits Always

Culinary tradition is not always based on fact. Sometimes it's based on history, on habits that come out of a time when kitchens were fueled by charcoal.

- Alton Brown

Election Last

Many people who voted for Mr. Obama in the last election did so based on skin color.

- Alveda King

Always Like

I always start from scratch with a character - they're never based on anyone else. You get ideas of what people look like, and I'm a great people watcher. You can draw inspiration from people.

- Amanda Burton

Self-Esteem Rest

The power that you have as a young woman, unless you have great self-esteem, is largely based on how the rest of the world reacts to you. And so it's kind of a superficial confidence that you have, you know?

- Amanda de Cadenet

Never Imagine

I would never imagine a mate based on a certain sex or race.

- Amber Heard

Play Role

I sign a film based on the story, the role I play, and the maker.

- Amitabh Bachchan

Marriage Very

Every good relationship, especially marriage, is based on respect. If it's not based on respect, nothing that appears to be good will last very long.

- Amy Grant

Hollywood Holy

If we based everything in Hollywood on who was a nice guy, holy moly, we would have no movies. No actors would work. This is not an industry that is ruled by kindness and generosity.

- Amy Sherman-Palladino

Nation Fleet

Naval Station Mayport and Naval Air Station Jacksonville are the East Coast home for the MH-60Rs, and the nation's P-8A fleet and Triton operations facility are based at Naval Air Station Jacksonville.

- Ander Crenshaw

Doing Play

I play with doing a forehead bun a lot, just a bantu knot right in front of the forehead and keep it in with a clip. And I like doing real pinup styles but based on my natural hair.

- Andra Day

Opinions Disrespect

No disrespect, but I don't make decisions based on opinions.

- Andre Ward

Game Same

The game plan might be different based on the opponent, but the approach is the same.

- Andre Ward

Art Carried

Music is an art that goes well beyond science. Proof can be found in the huge amount of studies that have been carried out throughout the world based on music-therapy and the important results achieved.

- Andrea Bocelli

Unite Makes

The common erotic project of destroying women makes it possible for men to unite into a brotherhood; this project is the only firm and trustworthy groundwork for cooperation among males and all male bonding is based on it.

- Andrea Dworkin

Mind Always

Our relationship to reality and to our experience is all based upon the ideas in our mind that we're always trying to live up to.

- Andrew Cohen

Always Groups

When men organize themselves into groups, and they make rules based on common or self-interest, it's always tangled and political.

- Andrew Dominik

Pretty Mine

The plot of my 'Phantom' is pretty much mine. It's based on the Gaston Leroux book - I've taken a lot of liberties with it.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Idea Surplus

A balanced program for tax reform based upon the common sense idea of lowering taxes out of surplus revenues.

- Andrew Mellon

Editorial Times

I like to say that a 'Times' editorial presents a strong opinion based on reality.

- Andrew Rosenthal

Proposal Donald

Britain's withdrawal from the E.U., like Donald Trump's proposal to build a wall between the U.S. and Mexico, is based on a false belief in self-reliance.

- Andrew Solomon

Movies Offered

I don't control the movies that are offered to me, but I make choices based on certain parameters.

- Andy Garcia

Informed Sucks

Well, there are two kinds of happiness, grounded and ungrounded. Ungrounded happiness is cheesy and not based on reality. Grounded happiness is informed happiness based on the knowledge that the world sometimes sucks, but even then you have to believe in yourself.

- Andy Grammer

Ring Craving

Gollum is entirely based on the notion of addiction. The way that the ring pervades him, makes him craving, lustful, depletes him physically, psychologically and mentally.

- Andy Serkis

World Country

We are a country based on democracy, tolerance, and openness to the world.

- Angela Merkel

Like Album

From the first album, we've had songs like 'The Jack' that are blues based. We also did it in 'Ride On,' where we went into the blues.

- Angus Young

Gender Undermine

We have a history of gender and racial bias on our court that continues to undermine the system. Excluding individuals based on race is antagonistic to the pursuit of justice.

- Anita Hill

Woman Dig

'Shetland' is adapted from the novel 'Red Bones.' The book is based around an archaeological dig, and the mystery starts with the murder of the elderly woman who crofts the land where the dig is happening.

- Ann Cleeves

Always Very

The tensions are always based on financial resources. Something like film is very problematic because it is viewed as an art form and also as an industry with a pure commercial base.

- Ann Macbeth

Here Full Time

We probably do not have a large enough industry here to ably support the independent filmmaker to move in and out. Much of the industry is based on full-time jobs here, institutionalised jobs.

- Ann Macbeth

Tell Freaked

People have freaked out when I tell them that my dragons are scientifically based... what else can you call a genetically engineered life form?

- Anne McCaffrey

Sometimes Country

Americans sometimes say to me that they have no class system themselves. All human beings have class systems. It can be based on a different thing in a different country, but the thing about breeding is, you can't buy it. You can't buy class.

- Anne Perry

May In The Past

I wonder how often in the past I may have missed the good in people because I pre-judged, based on the differences?

- Anne Perry

Career Through

I really moved through my career based on curiosity about something. I never looked at a title and said, 'I want that.'

- Anne Sweeney

Independent Next

If you are looking for smart judging based on merit, skip the Academy Awards next year and pay attention to the Independent Spirit Awards.

- Annie Proulx

May However

Peace and security of our planet must be based on the collective action of all nations, not a few, however powerful they may be.

- Anthony Carmona

Think Which

I do not think that we should select judges based on a particular philosophy as opposed to temperament, commitment to judicial neutrality and commitment to other more constant values as to which there is general consensus.

- Anthony Kennedy

Business Largest

My company in the U.S., Pratt Industries U.S.A., has grown from scratch to become a billion-dollar business based on recycling, as well as the largest Australian-owned employer of U.S. citizens.

- Anthony Pratt

Like Consciousness

Consciousness, much like our feelings, is based on a representation of the body and how it changes when reacting to certain stimuli. Self-image would be unthinkable without this representation.

- Antonio Damasio

Stereotypes Read

When you are not part of an industry, your knowledge of that field is based on what you read and hear and on the stereotypes that are attached to it.

- Anushka Sharma

Woman I Write

The woman I'm attracted to won't be based on what I write down on paper. It's going to be what I feel.

- Apolo Ohno

Will Futile

A relationship will be futile if it's based just on physicality. Intellectual stimulation is a must for me.

- Arjun Kapoor

Play Which

Americans' addiction to sports, with the NFL at the top, is based on the excitement generated by the potential for the unexpected great play which can only happen with honest competition from great athletes.

- Arlen Specter

Student Observation

Teachers support evaluations based on multiple measures: student growth, classroom observation and feedback from peers and parents.

- Arne Duncan

Behind Sadly

Compared to industry in Europe or Japan, where industry was based on a craft tradition, we are sadly behind.

- Arthur Erickson

Other Hard-Line

Look, the hard-line Jewish position is based, to this day, on the idea that the Palestinian Arabs somehow or other will either accept third-class status, or they will pick up and go away. Now, this isn't happening.

- Arthur Hertzberg

Philosophy Metal

My plan is to open five restaurants based on the five elements in Chinese philosophy: wood, water, fire, earth and metal.

- Arthur Potts Dawson

Art Making

Creating music based on art and giving away from your spirit is more important than making a living.

- Arturo O'Farrill

Kind Line

Faviana is a line that girls can feel super-glamorous in. A lot of their designs are kind of based off of what celebrities wear on the red carpet!

- Ashley Benson

Mythological Actual

In Kolkata is a temple where the deity worshipped is Amitabh Bachchan. The daily aarti is performed to the chanting of the Amitabh Chaleesa. And people still ask, 'Could our mythological heroes be based on actual people who once lived?'

- Ashwin Sanghi

Films Stories

I want to make my own films from my own scripts based on stories I want to tell, but they take time to put together.

- Asif Kapadia

Woman Think

Each individual garment has its own customizations based on a collaboration between us and the designer. We say what we think our woman wants, and they say, 'This is what we think we can do with our production.'

- Aslaug Magnusdottir

Think Slightly

I choose my outfits based on the shows on a particular day. If there's an edgier designer, it might be a slightly edgier outfit. I don't think it matters, but still that's how I think about it.

- Aslaug Magnusdottir