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Nothing Very

I've got nothing very original to say myself.

- A. N. Wilson

Myself Always

I stay true to myself and my style, and I am always pushing myself to be aware of that and be original.

- Aaliyah

Islam Form

Because Islam in its original form was tough and hard, not weak and pliable.

- Abu Bakar Bashir

Storytelling Some

To be honest, writing comics is a dream come true - the form is unparalleled and is home to some of the most original and innovative storytelling around.

- Adam Christopher

Want Need

If you want your children to bring original ideas into the world, you need to let them pursue their passions, not yours.

- Adam Grant

New Exciting

Coming up with something new and original is so exciting.

- Adam Lambert

Die Software

Broadcom is the descendent of a nearly 60-year-old unit of the original Hewlett-Packard. Semiconductor companies are like enterprise software companies: they don't die easily.

- Adam Lashinsky

Wealth Purchase

Labour was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things. It was not by gold or by silver, but by labour, that all wealth of the world was originally purchased.

- Adam Smith

Money Price

Labor was the first price, the original purchase - money that was paid for all things.

- Adam Smith

Legacy Precious

You can be precious about something like 'Blair Witch' and say, 'How dare you approach it as a sequel or remake' or whatever, but its legacy was so tarnished by 'Book of Shadows' that someone had to come in and do something in the spirit of the original.

- Adam Wingard

Here Took

The Ephesians took great pride in their temple, one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Amazons had worshipped here, and the fabulously rich King Croesus built the original temple.

- Adrienne Mayor

Will Accurate

I will never repeat something verbatim on the air unless I know it's accurate. And when you go to the source, sometimes there's a better story beyond the original story. That happens all the time.

- Al Michaels

Flavor Ingredient

I concentrate in my work on preserving and displaying the original flavor from each ingredient in a dish.

- Alain Ducasse

Will Refused

There will never be another Ed Koch. He was an original, but he represented a significant, if shrinking, segment of American Jewry who refused to compromise their liberal values, their support for Israel or their Jewish pride.

- Alan Dershowitz

Other Courses

There is more to folklore research than fieldwork. This is why in all of my other upper-division courses I require a term paper involving original research.

- Alan Dundes

Concerned Any

As far as the world was concerned, from 1979 to 1996, I didn't publish any original material; it just wasn't there.

- Alan Garner

Need Amendment

We need to get rid of the 16th amendment, and return to the original system that funds government with a variety of tariffs and duties.

- Alan Keyes

Thought Like

If you go back and watch the original 'V,' you're like, 'Oh, I thought this was great. It kind of looks really cheesy.'

- Alan Tudyk

Doing Been

I've been doing a lot of different cross-training and kickboxing and Capoeira and kite surfing, and I've just really been back to what I consider my original athletic self.

- Alanis Morissette

Powerful Mind

The more powerful and original a mind, the more it will incline towards the religion of solitude.

- Aldous Huxley

Ryan Agent

Before Jason Bourne, before Jack Ryan, there was Bond, James Bond, the original two-dimensional, world-saving secret agent.

- Alex Berenson

Bad Acknowledged

It is a truth universally acknowledged on Wall Street that original research is on life support. Serious research can be bad for business, as well as expensive.

- Alex Berenson

Accept Theories

I know my theories and findings are hard for you to accept because they are so original and extraordinary.

- Alex Chiu

Very Stories

I've written original material before, where I've come up with the idea and the characters myself, and that's definitely very different to working with someone else's characters and stories.

- Alex Garland

Mission Including

There are many people, including me, who admire the original mission of WikiLeaks.

- Alex Gibney

Think I Think

I think part of what made the original 'Sufferfest' charming was the extremely low production value. It was all shaky handheld footage from Cedar.

- Alex Honnold

Better Than

Certain remakes are great. Carpenter's The Thing is better than the original.

- Alex Winter

Dragon Swedish

I watched 'Alien,' and I watched 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo,' the Swedish version. I watched the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre,' and I watched the Jessica Biel version and watched Jessica's performance.

- Alexandra Daddario

Matter Sentiments

No writer, no matter how gifted, immortalizes himself unless he has crystallized into expressive and original phrase the eternal sentiments and yearnings of the human heart.

- Alfred de Vigny

Call Conventional

It is conventional to call 'monster' any blending of dissonant elements. I call 'monster' every original inexhaustible beauty.

- Alfred Jarry

My Life Other

Throughout my life, there are four people I've met who were truly original people. The other three were Groucho Marx, Jim Morrison, and Pablo Picasso.

- Alice Cooper

Romance Having

I like that original romance of having a pen and a legal pad and going anywhere in the world and being able to write a novel with just those two things.

- Alice McDermott

Nature Color

Many readers fail to realize this, but 'The Color Purple' is a theological text. It is about the reclamation of one's original God: the earth and nature.

- Alice Walker

Dress Like

Guys is supposed to be able to be original and dress like how they want to dress. The NBA can't dress no grown man.

- Allen Iverson

Audition Fargo

I taped my original audition for 'Fargo' with my agency in Chicago, Stewart Talent.

- Allison Tolman

Think Using

Walter Benjamin used to think that languages expand their register thanks to translation, because translation forces ways of using words and structures that were alien to the original speaker of the target language.

- Alvaro Enrigue

Streets Like

Compared to overdeveloped islands like Nassau, Bimini has kept its original charm. Walk the streets to see colorfully painted houses, funky shops, and trade greetings with friendly Biminites.

- Amanda Hearst

Think I Think

If you research history, I think we are all Jewish. It's the original culture.

- Amar'e Stoudemire

Which Touched

There was one vampire movie that Gerard Butler was in, 'Dracula 2000,' and they touched on something interesting, but it only worked in the context of that particular movie, which was that the original vampire was Judas.

- Amy Heckerling

Use Method

I use this method to bring emotion into my performance. I recite my lines in English first, and then switch back to the original lines when shooting begins.

- Amy Jackson

Want Mine

I am Evanescence. I am the only original member. I have basically hired the band. Evanescence has become me. It is mine and it's exactly how I want it to be.

- Amy Lee

Harmony Which

Wandering re-establishes the original harmony which once existed between man and the universe.

- Anatole France

Profoundly Does

No one can be profoundly original who does not avoid eccentricity.

- Andre Maurois

Some Remain

Old-school viewers remain adamant that 'The Real World' has deteriorated, as if the original enterprise were some pristine experiment that got sullied as the conditions in the lab got sloppier.

- Andrea Seigel

Capture Before

You must capture and keep the heart of the original and supremely able man before his brain can do its best.

- Andrew Carnegie

Over Other

I guess the thing is that we remained huge friends after the original Phantom movie, when we decided it wouldn't take place and we just saw each other socially over the years so we were friends.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Thought Cliff

I've often thought that we left the original 'Phantom' with a little bit of a cliff hanger, and I thought, 'Well, why not to do a sequel to it' at one point.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Movie Catchy

'School of Rock' is fun. Hopefully, I've fleshed it out with a few catchy songs and kept the spirit of the original movie.

- Andrew Lloyd Webber

Like Everybody

Everybody has an idea of the kind of society they'd like to live in, and I would like to live in one where our senior politicians were spirited and original and possibly even good at what they do.

- Andrew O'Hagan

Fired Still

Once the fired stone is out of the kiln, it is still possible to mentally reconstruct it in its original form.

- Andy Goldsworthy

Going Stopped

Just keep on going and keep believing in your own original vision, no matter what odds you have to overcome. And especially don't be stopped by your own fears.

- Angelina Maccarone

More Always

We never go overboard and above people's heads. We strive to retain that energy, that spirit we've always had. We feel the more simple and original something is, the better.

- Angus Young

Winning Comedy

Half-brights consider it comedy gold to congratulate anyone they dislike for 'winning the Kentucky Derby!' The only thing more bracingly original to not-smart people is: 'Stay classy!'

- Ann Coulter

Landscapes Last

'Interstellar' is a thematic sequel to Christopher Nolan's last original film, 'Inception'. It drops us into a dark future full of otherworldly landscapes and time distortions.

- Annalee Newitz

Like Having

I like rhyme because it is memorable, I like form because having to work to a pattern gives me original ideas.

- Anne Stevenson

Social Mickey

Most original viewers of the Mickey Mouse Club didn't face the crush of family and social problems children have today.

- Annette Funicello

Movie Established

The original Mickey Mouse Club, established in the '30s, was designed to attract children to movie theaters.

- Annette Funicello

Nature Television

The whole cable-TV original programming just changed the nature of television.

- Anson Mount

Hands Going

It's a remake of a film called Inferno Affairs. It's a Hong Kong film, and if we come anywhere close to what they did in the original, we're going to have a hot property on our hands, because Inferno Affairs is a great piece.

- Anthony Anderson

More Directors

Obviously with the onset of cable and satellite, there are more opportunities for programming and original programming, so it creates more opportunities for actors and producers and directors and everything.

- Anthony Michael Hall

Love Still

I grew up watching 'Rocky.' I still love that movie, the original one.

- Antoine Fuqua

Code Distinguish

Restorers of paintings and pottery follow a code of conduct in their work to distinguish the original material from what they are adding later.

- Antony Beevor

Only Definitely

He was definitely an original and a one-of-a-kind. Truly there was only one Prince.

- Aretha Franklin

Better New

It's better if a singer disconnects from the original and brings something new to the version.

- Armaan Malik

More Afterwards

The more original a discovery, the more obvious it seems afterwards.

- Arthur Koestler


The minimum wage is the black teenage unemployment act. It is the guaranteed way of holding the poor, the minorities and the disenfranchised out of the mainstream is if you price their original services too high.

- Arthur Laffer

Other Streamlined

My style is chic, streamlined and original. I don't like to wear the same things as other people - I push boundaries. Growing up, I was really excited about costumes.

- Ashley Leggat

Color Side

I feel like when I went back to my original hair color, a little bit of an edgier side came out.

- Ashley Tisdale

Butter Lay

It's a spinoff of the original Cracker Jack, but it's Cracker Jack'd. Frito Lay, when they asked me to be a part of it, I tried it, and I really like it. My favorite's the peanut butter and chocolate.

- Ashley Tisdale

Deep Undeniable

Original sin is the only rational solution of the undeniable fact of the deep, universal and early manifested sinfulness of men in all ages, of every class, and in every part of the world.

- Charles Hodge

Think I Think

I think original voices get noticed. But most importantly, I think you should have a story to tell.

- Chetan Bhagat

Doing Old

If you do a joke that's really old, then what happens is people on Reddit and Twitter just go, 'Real original, you're just doing old jokes!' But bands do it all the time.

- Chris Hardwick

Will Offensive

If you make something good and interesting and not ridiculing someone or being offensive, the creators of the original material will like it.

- Christian Marclay

Mother Definitely

I don't want to raise a child by myself. I could do it. But I definitely don't want to. I want to be a mother who has the original father there.

- Christina Applegate

Been Including

The most challenging part of playing Magenta was knowing that there have been so many great Magentas before me, including Patricia Quinn in the original 'Rocky Horror Picture Show'.

- Christina Milian

Death Images

There are a few images in 'Exorcist 3' that scared me - people crawling on ceilings, etc. - but nothing beats the original. Even the book scared me to death.

- Christine Elise

Image Inferior

When I look at a digitally acquired and projected image, it looks inferior against an original negative anamorphic print or an IMAX one.

- Christopher Nolan

Thought Wealth

Thought is the original source of all wealth, all success, all material gain, all great discoveries and inventions, and of all achievement.

- Claude M. Bristol

Will Been

He was an original, an innovator, and his influence will forever live on in our culture. Whether they know it or not, all DJs have been influenced by him. Thank you, DJ AM.

- Clinton Sparks

May Violent

Be regular and orderly in your life, that you may be violent and original in your work.

- Clive Barker

Movie Very

I want to go make an original movie. It's all very personal, but I want to define myself a little bit more as a filmmaker and hone my craft.

- Colin Trevorrow

Need Brought

Words have life and must be cared for. If they are stolen for ugly uses or careless slang or false promotion work, they need to be brought back to their original meaning - back to their roots.

- Corita Kent

Nation Sells

That is the problem with comedy in India. Spoofing sells. Come up with original comedy about the hilarious nation we are, with funny accents and odd rituals, and we get into trouble.

- Cyrus Broacha

Always Hardcore

In Jamaica, them always have throwback riddims, recycled old beats, and the hardcore reggae scene is always present. You have faster stuff like the more commercialized stuff, but you always have that segment of music that is always from the core, from the original root of it.

- Damian Marley

Broadway Made

There are no large-scale original musicals being made right now. They're all Broadway adaptations and jukebox musicals or catalog musicals, and they just don't interest me as much.

- Damien Chazelle

Voice Idea

As cliched as it sounds, if you have an original voice and an original idea, then no matter what anybody says, you have to find a way to tell that story.

- Damon Lindelof

Smart Experiences

Zimbabweans are so smart and witty and able to weave together tons of situations and experiences into terminologies that are just utterly original.

- Danai Gurira

Love Like

I love Italian food; it's soulful like French food. Italian food is original and homey; it's market-driven, but also can be locally sourced.

- Daniel Boulud

Move Insincere

There are many selfish people who are extremely original, then they take those pure ideas and use them to raise themselves up, that is an insincere move.

- Daniel Smith

Love Musical

I'd love to do a modern-day musical that's full of original music. To get your contemporaries to sing and dance without looking foolish and for it to be transformational and magical and all those things a musical is supposed to be.

- Danny Boyle

Getting Films

But you know, as you say, the original versions of my films are getting out there, slowly.

- Dario Argento

Idea About

I specialize in early homes, and what I care about the most is renovating a home and taking it back to its original construction idea.

- Daryl Hall

Still Had

We idolized the Beatles, except for those of us who idolized the Rolling Stones, who in those days still had many of their original teeth.

- Dave Barry

Hire Sabotage

'Sabotage' was a work for hire. It wasn't my original idea or script or anything.

- David Ayer

Problem Certainly

There's certainly nothing original about the observation that conscious experience poses a hard problem.

- David Chalmers

Writing Very

Re-writing is different from writing. Original writing is very difficult.

- David Cronenberg

Think Which

I'll think of the idea and then I'll write something down, then within that there will be a joke or two which is the original thing which I thought was funny.

- David Cross

Think I Think

Every movie you attack has its challenges, and I was excited about the challenges presented by 'Deadpool.' I was a huge fan of the original, and I think, as a director, you have to put the script first.

- David Leitch

Thought New

After PayPal, I never thought I would get interested in payments again. But bitcoin is fulfilling PayPal's original vision to create 'the new world currency.'

- David O. Sacks

Business Sell

In the modern world of business, it is useless to be a creative, original thinker unless you can also sell what you create.

- David Ogilvy