Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


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Recall Stories

I don't recall having any self-awareness about the intricacy of my stories.

- A. E. van Vogt

Thoughts Britain

Like many people in Britain, I have an affectionate respect for the Queen, and am surprised that I should be having such republican thoughts.

- A. N. Wilson

Work Aim

If four things are followed - having a great aim, acquiring knowledge, hard work, and perseverance - then anything can be achieved.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Thought Which

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

- A. Philip Randolph

Living Dreaming

Having a dream, living that dream, losing that dream, dreaming again and then having that dream come true again is one of the greatest feelings ever because I'm stronger.

- Aaron Carter

Director Been

Being an actor really, really strengthens me as a director. There's just a certain type of understanding that comes from having been there and knowing how much is really being asked of actors that helps me.

- Aaron Ruell

Voice Think

I am all for everyone having a voice; I just don't think everyone has earned the microphone. And that's what the Internet has done.

- Aaron Sorkin

Some Bright Lights

Being around some of the bright lights of the technology world and having them expect great things helps you sit down and do it seriously.

- Aaron Swartz

Need Raw Material

The pleasure from acting comes from having great writing to work with. If it's well written and the character is interesting, then, as an actor, that's the raw material I need.

- Aasif Mandvi

Always Sofa

I honestly don't diet or work out regularly. I'm just always running around - you'll never catch me having a day on the sofa.

- Abbey Clancy

City Created

We couldn't pitch the show without having created one, at least one 20 to 25 minute version of 'Broad City.' We wouldn't know how to describe it.

- Abbi Jacobson

Think I Think

I am not a politician by nature, but I will say I think there need to be more women in FIFA, and I would be open to having those conversations when the time is right.

- Abby Wambach

Bad Always

It's cheesy, but having a pimple or a bad hair day isn't going to matter in five years. I don't always remember that, but I try.

- Abigail Breslin

Lives Usual

Having traveled to parts of the world where war has done its usual nasty work on people's lives, I have come to develop a particular hatred for the shape, the look, the sound of the AK-47.

- Abigail Disney

Father Becoming

Marriage is a school itself. Also, having children. Becoming a father changed my whole life. It taught me as if by revelation.

- Abraham Maslow

Method Include

Good psychology should include all the methodological techniques, without having loyalty to one method, one idea, or one person.

- Abraham Maslow

Always Praised

In America, we have always taken it as an article of faith that we 'battle' cancer; we attack it with knives, we poison it with chemotherapy or we blast it with radiation. If we are fortunate, we 'beat' the cancer. If not, we are posthumously praised for having 'succumbed after a long battle.'

- Abraham Verghese

Myself Kind

So I consider myself a dog person. Kind of. Had dogs when I was a kid, but my parents would never have dreamed of having them in the house.

- Abraham Verghese

Always Reporters

I'm always having to get rid of reporters.

- Ada Yonath

Lovely Normal

You kind of forget he's Peter Jackson in a way because he's so normal; he's lovely. It's like having a friend direct you, except it's Peter Jackson.

- Adam Brown

Like Commercials

I like the freedom of podcasting. With podcasting you can really mess around with the form and the format. You can do as much time as you like without having to pause for commercials.

- Adam Carolla

Which 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

Like Couple

When you see a merger between two giants in a declining industry, it can look like the financial version of a couple having a baby to save a marriage.

- Adam Davidson

Fail About

Acting is really about having the courage to fail in front of people.

- Adam Driver

Think Everyone

There's such an emphasis on having a character be likable. I don't think it would be helpful if I worried about that. I mean, not everyone's likable.

- Adam Driver

Big Fan

I'm not such a big fan of having a linear answer to things.

- Adam Driver

Expert Making

When making decisions about people, stop confusing experience with evidence. Just as owning a car doesn't make you an expert on engines, having a brain doesn't mean you understand psychology.

- Adam Grant

Two Anymore

Having two kids, I don't get out to see stand up much anymore.

- Adam McKay

Yelling Lot

Having a guy on a microphone yelling lines at you is counter to a lot of acting techniques.

- Adam McKay

Game Con

This is the ultimate con game - I'm having fun and people pay me to do it.

- Adam Osborne

Olympic Washing

There is enough going on in Olympic year without having to do my own cooking and washing.

- Adam Peaty

Some Galaxies

It's everywhere, really. It's between the galaxies. It is in this room. We believe that everywhere that you have space, empty space, that you cannot avoid having some of this dark energy.

- Adam Riess

Think I Think

I do think about having babies a lot, actually. I think I look forward to that more than anything else.

- Adam Rodriguez

Comedy Dad

The problem with me, as far as getting married and having a family, is that my comedy is so important to me. So I don't know if I'll ever be as good a dad as my dad.

- Adam Sandler

Mirror Studying

As a kid, I'd go into the bathroom when I was having a tantrum. I'd be in the bathroom crying, studying myself in the mirror. I was preparing for future roles.

- Adam Sandler

Mood Pointless

I like to work fast. I despise not having the right tool or, worse, knowing I have it but not being able to find it. It's a pointless delay that wrecks my pace - and mood.

- Adam Savage

Music Lyric

Really, music is what I'm interested in, and the lyric part of it came from just having to have something to sing.

- Adam Schlesinger

Everyone Social

I mean, the acting school I went to, we did have a social experience, but you know, when it's a bunch of actors, it's everyone self-consciously having a social experience rather than just having a social experience.

- Adam Scott

Depend Couple

Every year, you can depend on having at least a couple really exciting Nicole Kidman performances, and that's a rare thing.

- Adam Scott

Doing Year Later

It was just really fun doing 'Step Brothers,' and then 'Party Down' came a year later. I was having so much fun. I loved the people and the comedy community.

- Adam Scott

Chance Very

Ever since having kids, napping is something that I'm prone to do and very easily could do but rarely get the chance to.

- Adam Scott

Book Whenever

Having a book published whenever is a huge honor.

- Adam Silvera

Singer Whole

I wanted to be a singer forever. But it's not really my cup of tea. Having the whole world know who you are.

- Adele

Diet Like

I like having my hair and face done, but I'm not going to lose weight because someone tells me to. I make music to be a musician not to be on the cover of Playboy.

- Adele

Die I Remember

I remember once having to stop performing when I thought an elderly man a few rows back from the front was actually going to die because he was laughing so hard.

- Adrian Edmondson

Always Like

If you're having dinner with friends and they're always on the phone or always texting, it's just impolite. Unless it's something important - like someone is in the hospital or something - don't do it.

- Adriana Lima

Imagine Larger

War is chaotic and when you start having a larger scale film and you have a lot of safety protocols and choreography, I would imagine it becomes more difficult.

- Adrien Brody

Wait Like

I see my sister, and she's on her second baby, and I'm like, 'That's success.' Having a family - I can't wait for that.

- Adrienne Bailon

Wait Like

I want a family. I see my sister, and she's on her second baby, and I'm like, 'That's success.' Having a family - I can't wait for that.

- Adrienne Bailon

Always His

He that always gives way to others will end in having no principles of his own.

- Aesop

Dog Pedigree

I'm not into having a pedigree dog.

- Agnes Obel

Through Knew

I never knew modelling was what I wanted to do. I was just meandering through life having fun, having a laugh with my friends.

- Agyness Deyn

Some Months

If someone was having some surgery that was going to put them out for three months, it's something you should consider, with a man or a woman. What is the impact of having the C.E.O. or visionary out for three months?

- Aileen Lee

World Mirrors

The world is diverse, and having a professional team that mirrors the world is going to be more helpful for us.

- Aileen Lee

My Life Lot

A lot of my life is about will - having the will to prove what my body can do.

- Aimee Mullins

Doing Quick

So much of a stand-up's life is doing live radio and having to be funny and quick on the spot with these strangers, and sort of surgical in terms of how funny I can be in three minutes.

- Aisha Tyler

Thought Career

I wasn't mentally prepared to take care of them, I was focused on my career. And then when I got to be in my 40s and I thought about having kids, I wasn't able to have kids naturally. I don't regret it.

- Aisha Tyler

Worry About

I used to worry that if I wasn't having a dynamic life, then I wouldn't have anything to talk about.

- Aisha Tyler

Hollywood Big

For me, it's not about breaking big in Hollywood, but having interesting experiences.

- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Proud Very

Minnesota has a proud tradition of having two Senators on the Ag committee - a tradition I'd like very much to continue.

- Al Franken

Need Issue

We need to start by having a conversation about climate change. It would be irresponsible to avoid the issue just because it's uncomfortable to talk about.

- Al Franken

Fact Using

We are just fanatics about using the technology to make it all wonderful. We laughed at the fact that we were having such a great time working this way.

- Al Jarreau

Everyone Bribe

I'm for everyone having the opportunity to accept a $150,000 bribe.

- Al Lewis

Shy Been

My first language was shy. It's only by having been thrust into the limelight that I have learned to cope with my shyness.

- Al Pacino

Gift Like

Jamie Foxx does a good rendition of me. It's a real gift, mimicry of that kind, the tonal thing. It's sort of like having a talent for playing an instrument.

- Al Pacino

Abuse Still

If I was having a bad day, eating was like self-medicating. But if you abuse food, you still have to use that substance that you abuse every day. You have to learn to use it responsibly.

- Al Roker

Childhood Reasons

One of the reasons I get so much joy out of my own children's childhoods is that I'm having my first childhood myself.

- Al Sharpton

Work Could

You want to have fun but you also want to work well. Sometimes I was quite happy at Ferrari, because we would have fun, but then they could not stop having fun and go back to the real work.

- Alain Prost

Very Covering

The idea of being a foreign correspondent and wandering the world and witnessing great events, having adventures and covering the activities of world leaders, appealed to me greatly. It was a very glamorous life in those days.

- Alan Cranston

Hammer Which

I did a production of Macbeth in the 1960s in which I had a swordfight in the final scene. But the blade fell off my sword just as I was stabbing the guy. I ended up having to hammer him to death.

- Alan Dale

Every Day Going

I don't miss playing football, but I do miss going into the dressing room every day and having a laugh.

- Alan Hansen

Need Read

Having an intelligent secretary does not get rid of the need to read, write, and draw, etc. In a well functioning world, tools and agents are complementary.

- Alan Kay

Living Admired

The conception of two people living together for twenty-five years without having a cross word suggests a lack of spirit only to be admired in sheep.

- Alan Patrick Herbert

Access Suite

Having a diverse suite of U.S.-manned spaceflight systems to access space is inherently robust.

- Alan Stern

Go Big

I'm a big proponent of having a mental health component go along with whatever the physical realities are.

- Alan Thicke

Younger Fifteen

Divorce is never easy, but it's even more painful when you find out your husband is having an affair with a beautiful model fifteen years younger than you.

- Alana Stewart

Gun Hollywood

It bothers me when the Hollywood elite are all so against people having guns and want rigorous gun restrictions.

- Alana Stewart

Song More

The more vulnerable and the more confused the song is, the equal and opposite effect is how I feel after having written it.

- Alanis Morissette

Dress Desire

I like having the freedom to dress as I desire.

- Alber Elbaz

Deep Alive

By having a reverence for life, we enter into a spiritual relation with the world By practicing reverence for life we become good, deep, and alive.

- Albert Schweitzer

Been Might

I wanted to be a doctor that I might be able to work without having to talk because for years I had been giving myself out in words.

- Albert Schweitzer

Help Lot

I lost a lot of territory I really enjoyed having, but there was no doubt I had to do it to help Democrats.

- Albert Wynn

Bad Like

No one remembers it; none of my friends remember me having it, but I had really bad acne for, like, years.

- Alden Ehrenreich

Think I Think

I think it would be frustrating having to do things you wouldn't want to do, having to make movies you didn't like.

- Alden Ehrenreich

Being Anything

The biggest challenge to being an actor is, when you're not working, just being unemployed: the downtime and not having anything to do.

- Alden Ehrenreich

Career Imagine

I just can't imagine having to do an accent all the time - like, in your whole career.

- Alden Ehrenreich

Tied Period

The danger in having modern music tied to a period piece is that hearing something may take you out of the moment.

- Aldis Hodge

Surviving Set

Surviving the elements is working, but being on set and having to do a scene and being in a room with the same people who you actually enjoy and respect, your day project was easy.

- Aldis Hodge

Thought Sure

Have I thought about having more kids? Oh sure, that would be great; that would be heaven. That would be fantastic.

- Alec Baldwin

Drive Easier

It is much easier to drive without having an accident.

- Alec Issigonis

Love I Love

I love cooking. I love having friends around.

- Alek Wek

Temporary Being

I've seen mothers and children really being vulnerable in the refugee camps; it's supposed to be temporary, but they end up having children who have grown up in refugee camps.

- Alek Wek

Africa South Africa

Going on safari in South Africa was hardcore but a lot of fun - though my friend Maura was absolutely freaking out about all the bugs in her hair and having to pee in the sand.

- Alek Wek

Country Minor

For a country to have a great writer is like having a second government. That is why no regime has ever loved great writers, only minor ones.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Always Prove

As a young girl, I'm always going to have to work a bit harder to prove myself; that's just reality. But having to work harder makes me feel like girls are stronger, too.

- Alessia Cara

Always Imagine

Having a mom as a hairdresser was really awesome: I was always her test dummy. I've had every style, every color you could imagine.

- Alessia Cara

Say Go

It would be hard to go to your neighbor and say the things people say on the Internet without getting punched out or having your tires slashed.

- Alex Gibney

Always Oscar

Oscar always opens up doors, especially the night of the Oscars. On that night, you hold that gold man, and it's like having Gandalf's staff. You can go anywhere and do anything. It's a talisman of such power.

- Alex Gibney

Amazing Lot

I've had the privilege of having a lot of amazing people cook for me.

- Alex Guarnaschelli

Students Inspiring

Having students was so inspiring.

- Alex Guarnaschelli