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Great I Am

As a child of God, I am greater than anything that can happen to me.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Big Issue

Regarding marriage, it - somehow, it didn't happen. One fellow in such a big family not getting married is not an issue.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Newspaper Needs

Reading a newspaper is like reading someone's letters, as opposed to a biography or a history. The writer really does not know what will happen. A novelist needs to feel what that is like.

- A. S. Byatt

My Life I Write

I write about my feelings, things that happen in my life and experiences.

- Aaron Carter

News Going

The trouble with progress is that it tends to happen slowly and quietly. It's not necessarily going to shout about itself, or make the nightly news like a disaster or a scandal would.

- Aaron Koblin

Politics Think

I think bad politics are incredibly dangerous, so it's important to make sure that people are communicating well. Culture and morale are super important. It's best to not force it, but let it happen organically and genuinely.

- Aaron Levie

Wealthy Agree

Now, the typical way you make good things happen in Washington is you find a bunch of wealthy companies who agree with you.

- Aaron Swartz

Unfortunate Iranian

I don't know whether it is fortunate or unfortunate, but I have no such thing as national pride. I don't feel proud that I am Iranian. I happen to be who I am.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Thankful Period

I'm so thankful for that struggling period. That time is really great where you have no idea what's going to happen.

- Abbi Jacobson

Like Tech

The secret is not to make a film that causes something like Virginia Tech to happen. The secret is to make a film that stops it happening.

- Abel Ferrara

Bad Bad Things

Bad things happen sometimes.

- Adam Ant

Burn Masculine

I don't burn any calories trying to be masculine; I just happen to be from that world.

- Adam Carolla

Think Very

There are very few fundamental shifts in global infrastructure that can happen in our life times. The financial infrastructure is one of them, and the Blockchain is changing the way we think about the transfer of value.

- Adam Draper

Movie TV

Nothing is more enjoyable for me than when I'm watching a movie or a TV show and there's that sense that anything can happen. It is the most fun feeling in the world.

- Adam McKay

Within Same Time

'Firewall' seems both scary and protective at the same time. And how often does that happen within one word besides 'military' and 'government?'

- Adam McKay

Gun Going

What's the worst that could happen? You're going to come second or lose? It's not like someone has got a gun to your head.

- Adam Peaty

Means World Records

Just because I have two world records, everyone assumes that means automatically it is two guaranteed gold medals, but it isn't like that, and anything can happen in a race.

- Adam Peaty

I Am Polo

I'm just happy with what I am, and I happen to be a polo player.

- Adolfo Cambiaso

Work Big

The point of my work is to make it clear that all youth can make 'big miracles' happen.

- Adora Svitak

Like About

No one worries about you like your mother, and when she is gone, the world seems unsafe, things that happen unwieldy. You cannot turn to her anymore, and it changes your life forever.

- Adriana Trigiani

Think Luckiest

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.

- Agatha Christie

Great Enemies

It's customary when great events happen that the U.S. punishes its friends and rewards its enemies.

- Ahmed Chalabi

Dreams Big

There are so many people who try so hard and have such big dreams, and it doesn't happen for them.

- Aileen Lee

Think Will

If a firm hasn't hired a single female partner in its history, I don't think it will finally happen by accident.

- Aileen Lee

Know Part

If something was to happen to part of my family, I don't know what I'd do.

- Aisha Hinds

May Contradict

Sometimes as human beings, we're so contradictory - we may say something or do something and completely contradict ourselves. That's what I'm learning to embrace in television - not knowing what's going to happen.

- Aja Naomi King

Gonna Only

You don't know what's gonna happen, so you can't really plan: you can only go with it.

- Aja Naomi King

Will Meant

I never feel any pressure about a film. What is meant to happen will happen. I have seen failure as well as success several times.

- Akshay Kumar

New Like

When you live in New York, one of two things happen - you either become a New Yorker, or you feel more like the place you came from.

- Al Franken

Expect Series

They say anything can happen in a short series. I just didn't expect it to be that short.

- Al Lopez

Access Same Time

I can call a march, and thousands come out, and I happen to have access to the White House at the same time.

- Al Sharpton

World Living

There's room in the world for one historical folk-rock singer to make a decent living, and I happen to be it.

- Al Stewart

Think Play

I think the type of actor I am, I tend to play strong leading female characters. The shows I've been on happen to be science fiction genre.

- Alaina Huffman

Always Like

I was always interested in figuring things out. I'd do experiments, like combining things I found around the house to see what would happen if I put them together.

- Alan Alda

Seasons Discover

I'm not like J.K. Rowling, where I know there's going to be this number of seasons, and I know exactly what's going to happen. I would be so bored if that was the case. There would be no journey. There would be nothing to discover.

- Alan Ball

Happy Here

Well, here's the thing with relationships on 'True Blood': Once they happen then you have to throw a monkey-wrench into them, because to have people be happy is not that exciting.

- Alan Ball

Love Think

I think that can happen, that two people can love each other and not be able to get on at all.

- Alan Bates

Crisis Very

It is very difficult to predict when a bond crisis could happen.

- Alan Greenspan

Things About

You just write about things that happen.

- Alan Jackson

About Torn

I hear about stars being torn to pieces by fans. It never happened to me and I never saw it happen to anyone else.

- Alan Ladd

Doing Silent

Being silent and doing nothing is never the right answer. What happens in one state can happen in another.

- Alan Wilson

Lucky Nine

I happen to be lucky in that I knew what I wanted to do as far as a career since I was nine years old.

- Alanis Morissette

Song Studio

Typically I go in the studio and whatever I'm contemplating that day will wind up being a song. I don't come in with lyrics... I just go in and let it happen.

- Alanis Morissette

Think Worst Thing

The worst thing that can happen is if you're stuck within a bubble and you think that is what life is all about. It's great to see other people and hear from people of different ages and opinions.

- Alber Elbaz

Always Standard

There's always the standard six people you can hire that have played all these villains in Hollywood. Instinctively, when they come on screen, you know what's going to happen. You don't know the story, but you know what they do.

- Albert Brooks

Been Might

This attempt to isolate cell constituents might have been a failure if they had been destroyed by the relative brutality of the technique employed. But this did not happen.

- Albert Claude

Time Reason

The only reason for time is so that everything doesn't happen at once.

- Albert Einstein

Athlete Reasons

I can't tell you why a particular athlete would leave a certain coach, but I can tell you there could be many reasons. They could have personality conflicts. They could have misunderstandings. Lots of stuff can happen.

- Alberto Salazar

Next Most

The most distressing thing that can happen to a prophet is to be proved wrong. The next most distressing thing is to be proved right.

- Aldous Huxley

More Gonna

I'd do anything to have more kids. But that's probably not gonna happen now.

- Alec Baldwin

Will Period

I have a notebook, and I know what decisions will be made in pre-production. Everything is pre-determined in the pre-production period. I visually design the whole thing, and I know when things will happen.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Always Very

I have always been very wary of what would happen when I die. I feel I would die every day, and that thought sometimes made me more aware that I am alive.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Going Expecting

Let whatever is going to happen to me happen. I'm expecting the worst for myself and I'm resigned to it.

- Alexander Dubcek

Will Depends

Practically the whole world depends on coral reefs, so if the coral reefs get all killed, then the ocean will start going out of whack, and if the ocean goes out of whack, something might happen on land.

- Alexander Gould

Think Iran

Syria is a terrorist state by any definition and is so classified by the State Department. I happen to think Iran is too. Iraq, Iran, Syria, they're all involved.

- Alexander Haig

Next Always

Wherever I go in the world, people all know about Scotland Street and are always asking me about what's going to happen to the characters next.

- Alexander McCall Smith

Detective Expect

I didn't expect anything crazy to happen from 'True Detective.'

- Alexandra Daddario

Nothing Going

There is nothing better than a really cool mystery: you don't know what's going to happen, so you keep turning those pages or watching that series.

- Alexandra Daddario

Bad Bad Things

Bad things happen, and you can only be so prepared.

- Alexandra Petri

Scruples Whatsoever

There is nothing to winning, really. That is, if you happen to be blessed with a keen eye, an agile mind, and no scruples whatsoever.

- Alfred Hitchcock

Father Run

I don't run democracy. I train troops to defend democracy and I happen to be their surrogate father and mother as well as their commanding general.

- Alfred M. Gray

Like Given

What is morality in any given time or place? It is what the majority then and there happen to like and immorality is what they dislike.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Mind Very

Familiar things happen, and mankind does not bother about them. It requires a very unusual mind to undertake the analysis of the obvious.

- Alfred North Whitehead

Change Need

People see fashion as superficial and shallow, but it's actually not. As an industry, it can really change how things happen and change trade for countries that really need it.

- Ali Hewson

City New

City people live the city. We live in L.A., New York, we live in places where it's chaotic and you never know what's gonna happen. And that's the music - you never know what's gonna happen.

- Alice Cooper

Want Like

If you confine it, you're confining a whole thing. If you make it spontaneous, so that anything can happen, like we don't want to confine or restrict anything. What we can do, whatever we can let happen, you just let it happen.

- Alice Cooper

Fiction Give

Our task as fiction writers isn't just to report something that didn't really happen. We have to give what we write a sense of reality. The tool of our tradition is language.

- Alice McDermott

Going Wrote

I was clear that I wanted to do music and I wanted to write songs. But I wasn't clear about how I was going to make that happen. I wrote loads of songs but didn't want to show them to anyone.

- Alison Goldfrapp

Will About

I heard there was a debate about fighting teammates, and if a fight should happen because the fans or promoter wants it, I will fight a teammate, but family is ridiculous.

- Alistair Overeem

Would Been

If it had been what was supposed to happen, it would have happened.

- Allan Houston

Question Come

How does one happen to write a poem: where does it come from? That is the question asked by the psychologists or the geneticists of poetry.

- Allen Tate

Commercial Longest

For the longest time, I was auditioning, getting called back, and I had a long string of things not going my way. I thought, 'Maybe this is never going happen. Maybe I'll never book a commercial.'

- Allyn Rachel

Next One Day

What I wonder is what would happen in California, say, if all the Mexicans left from one day to the next?

- Alma Guillermoprieto

Thankful Big

I say grace. I'm a big believer in grace. I happen to believe in a God that made all the food and so I'm pretty grateful for that and I thank him for that. But I'm also thankful for the people that put the food on the table.

- Alton Brown

Very Took

I looked for a very long time, knowing that it had to happen, but it took me a long time to find someone with the same background and whatnot and I finally found him.

- Alton Brown

Trained Practically

It does not just happen. It is disclosed by science that practically one-half of trained intellectual resources are being mobilized for murderous purposes.

- Alva Myrdal

Love Profession

I love this profession, but God, it can just destroy people, and I don't want that to happen and become some monster.

- Alyson Hannigan

Going Famous

Life is going to happen to you no matter what weight you are, no matter how famous you are, no matter how much money you have in the bank. No one gets a free pass.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Some Anyone

I've had some interesting stuff happen to me - so why doesn't anyone ask me?

- Amanda Marshall

Very Feels

Twitter fascinates me because it's real. It feels kind of unreal, but it makes very real things happen.

- Amanda Palmer

Injuries Career

Every dancer has injuries, and your injury could happen that season that you were getting that one part that you've wanted to do your whole career. So you have to appreciate every single moment until it happens.

- Amanda Schull

Romantic Really

I happen to be really a romantic.

- Amanda Seyfried

Fast Companies

What I really want to happen is for all companies to become eco - especially fast fashion companies.

- Amber Valletta

Juniors Took

It took me time to adjust and to realise it was not going to happen like it did in the juniors.

- Amelie Mauresmo

Change Socially

Audiences change because life changes. Countries change geographically, climatically, socially and morally. Many things happen, and cinema, in a sense, reflects what's happening in the world.

- Amitabh Bachchan

I Write Outlines

I make extensive outlines before I write a book. I usually know what will happen. I know the characters, and I know what they are about.

- Amor Towles

Love Chance

You never really get a chance to sit down with the people you love, unless you really make an effort to do it. It doesn't just happen naturally anymore.

- Amos Lee

Challenges Which

I know we can find a bipartisan response to pressing challenges - like repairing, modernizing and adding to the infrastructure on which we all rely. I know it because I've seen it happen in my own state of Minnesota.

- Amy Klobuchar

Lives Meant

I feel that losing both my legs was a blessing. It was meant to happen to me: I wouldn't have had the opportunity to touch so many lives in such a positive way.

- Amy Purdy

Song Bad

Every bad situation is a blues song waiting to happen.

- Amy Winehouse

About Could

Life's short. Anything could happen, and it usually does, so there is no point in sitting around thinking about all the ifs, ands and buts.

- Amy Winehouse

Waiting Roles

I've tried to choose roles where women are not just reacting or waiting for something to happen.

- Ana de Armas

Been Bucks

I moved to Madrid with 200 bucks in my pocket to see what was going to happen. Of course, I didn't know that 200 euros was nothing, because in Cuba, 200 was a lot, and the money I had been saving from my movies.

- Ana de Armas

Always Nine

I need nine hours of sleep because of all the activity I do. It doesn't always happen, but I really try.

- Ana Ivanovic

Very Which

If I just produce the transparent ideal accepted by the Western experts, a process of privatization which will be very good but never happen, that means nothing.

- Anatoly Chubais

Very Another

Our skin is very thin. It doesn't take much for us to jump off a ledge or to kill one another. It can happen very, very quickly.

- Anderson Cooper

Going Sure

I want to be able to speak every language. If I could have any talent and I get to choose it, and be naturally gifted and speak every language. It's not going to happen, but it sure would be nice. It's a good wish.

- Andie MacDowell

Change My Life

Wonderful things happen when you turn 50: you change perspective. You ask, 'Who am I? What do I want to do with my life? What have I not done that I want to do?'

- Andie MacDowell

Opera Singers

The most widely criticised singers in the history of opera, Maria Callas and Franco Corelli, happen also to be the best singers. I am honoured for being part of their group.

- Andrea Bocelli

Think I Think

Life takes its path and sometimes there are people to blame. Of course there are bad people in this world. Good, bad, it happens unfortunately. But in a way I think if there was more focus on the good, more good would happen.

- Andrea Corr