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Beginning Most

The most difficult and complicated part of the writing process is the beginning.

- A. B. Yehoshua


Excellence is a continuous process and not an accident.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Given Religious

Justice is never given; it is exacted and the struggle must be continuous for freedom is never a final fact, but a continuing evolving process to higher and higher levels of human, social, economic, political and religious relationship.

- A. Philip Randolph

Very Took

I never wore a single fedora filming 'L.A. Noire.' It took about an hour and a half to do the hair - it was a very precise process.

- Aaron Staton

Pilgrimage Troop

The process of my transformation came to a head with my discovery of St. Francis of Assisi during a pilgrimage I went on with a scout troop from my school.

- Abbe Pierre

Ideology Decade

Revolution is not something fixed in ideology, nor is it something fashioned to a particular decade. It is a perpetual process embedded in the human spirit.

- Abbie Hoffman

Will Sustainable

In our view, successful reform is not an event. It is a sustainable process that will build on its own successes - a virtuous cycle of change.

- Abdullah II of Jordan

Happy Everybody

If everybody is happy, then something is wrong with the democratic process.

- Abdullah II of Jordan

Literature Piece

A script is not a piece of literature it's a process.

- Abel Ferrara

Love Like

China was the first time I truly felt like an outsider. I fell in love with the process of trying to become intimate with the culture.

- Abigail Washburn

Yes Actually

Yes, sir, I was in the processing room watching them actually process the film.

- Abraham Zapruder

Shed Researcher

At the end of the 1970s, I was a young researcher at the Weizmann Institute with an ambitious plan to shed light on one of the major outstanding questions concerning living cells: the process of protein biosynthesis.

- Ada Yonath

Like Everybody

First and foremost, it was fun. Everybody involved with it made you feel like they were an important contributor to the process. We were made to feel valued.

- Adam Arkin

Learned Very

I've learned that for Indian people, the opportunity for us to succeed is very slim. So acting was a great tool for that. And in the process of learning about my culture, I've learned how to connect myself again to my ancestors.

- Adam Beach

Away Which

There's so much emphasis on Daniel Day-Lewis and his process, which is appropriately his own. But I was just blown away by his generosity as an actor. He's so giving as an actor that he just naturally commands the focus on set.

- Adam Driver


There just is exponentially more money in the movie business than in the music business. As a result there are more people involved in the creative process.

- Adam Duritz

Rehearsal Means

The process of rehearsal means you learn so much and really get the chance to develop your work on a character.

- Adam Garcia

Alcohol Which

Writing is the process of finding something to distract you from writing, and of all the helpful distractions - adultery, alcohol and acedia, all of which aided our writing fathers - none can equal the Internet.

- Adam Gopnik

Pretty Songwriting

Well, our songwriting process is pretty collective.

- Adam Rich

Childhood Very

Since an early age I was taught to be very politically aware and knew from childhood that the process was something I wanted to contribute towards if I could.

- Adam Rickitt

Making Break

Jamie's gonna go take a break now, and i am going to continue the on-going process of making a fool of myself and go ahead and try it myself.

- Adam Savage

Sept Equally

But it is equally incontrovertible that if our intelligence gathering process is seriously flawed, we had better find out and find out fast if we are to avoid another Sept. 11.

- Adam Schiff

Needs Been

Our failure to find weapons of mass destruction in Iraq thus far has been deeply troubling, and our intelligence-gathering process needs thorough and unbiased investigation.

- Adam Schiff

Politics Think

The idea that you can merchandise candidates for high office like breakfast cereal - that you can gather votes like box tops - is, I think, the ultimate indignity to the democratic process.

- Adlai E. Stevenson

Nature Die

Let us die as soon as possible, and by whatever process God shall appoint. And when we are dead to the world, and nature, and self, we shall begin to live to God.

- Adoniram Judson

Different Way Each

I intentionally approached each story in 'Killing and Dying' in a different way, and that includes the writing process.

- Adrian Tomine

Always Very

I find writing a book a slow, intricate process, a kind of obstacle course punctuated with great rewards. But research is always thrilling, and I tend to incorporate newfound material up to the very last minute.

- Adrienne Mayor

Still Inadequate

We might possess every technological resource... but if our language is inadequate, our vision remains formless, our thinking and feeling are still running in the old cycles, our process may be 'revolutionary' but not transformative.

- Adrienne Rich

Product Discovered

I discovered I was passionate about the creative process, the product development, creating a concept around a fragrance or lipstick.

- Aerin Lauder

Think Amount

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

Student Actress

I'm a student. I want to do better, and I want directors who can find the actress in me and be my teachers. I'm interested in the whole process of editing, post-production and direction.

- Aishwarya Rai Bachchan

Character Play

In every character I play, I try to imbibe something. Every film is a learning process for me.

- Ajay Naidu

Doing Films

Acting is a learning process. And what you are doing in your early films is essentially picking up the nuances, the tricks of your trade. And somewhere along the line, you become analytical and learn to enjoy what you are doing.

- Ajith Kumar

Play Role

The Internet empowers individuals to play a more active role in the political process, as Obama's campaign has manifested.

- Al Gore

Actor Suffers

The actor becomes an emotional athlete. The process is painful - my personal life suffers.

- Al Pacino

Going Belly

In the pregnancy process I have come to realize how much of the burden is on the female partner. She's got a construction zone going on in her belly.

- Al Roker

Take Traditional

You take the best ingredients - the best cocoa beans - and you process them in the best traditional way, and you have the best chocolate.

- Alain Ducasse

Love Storytelling

I really love storytelling, and I love the stories as they reveal themselves. It's an incredibly nourishing process; it's probably the closest I come to having a religion.

- Alan Ball

Side Other

We're building what I call 'software apartheid.' We're in the process of creating a divided society: those who can use technology on one side, and those who can't on the other. And it happens to divide neatly along economic lines.

- Alan Cooper

Sure Which

The prosecution wants to make sure the process by which the evidence was obtained is not truthfully presented, because, as often as not, that process will raise questions.

- Alan Dershowitz

Lot Set

A lot of directors prefer the solitude of the editing process, but I revel in the craziness of what a film set is.

- Alan Parker

Doing How

What's interesting about the process of acting is how often you don't know what you're doing.

- Alan Rickman


I certainly don't understand Fox's decision-making process.

- Alan Tudyk

Hands Same

Technology is destructive only in the hands of people who do not realize that they are one and the same process as the universe.

- Alan Watts

Start Intellectual

When I start writing songs and it turns into an overly belabored intellectual process, I just throw it out.

- Alanis Morissette

Purpose Very

Very early on in the process of trying to sell 'The Summer Prince,' I was told, 'Slavery seems to be very important to this society - is that on purpose?' Well, duh.

- Alaya Dawn Johnson

Discovery Flight

The process of scientific discovery is, in effect, a continual flight from wonder.

- Albert Einstein

Otherwise Diligent

Diligent as one must be in learning, one must be as diligent in forgetting; otherwise the process is one of pedantry, not culture.

- Albert J. Nock

Necessary Means

Concerning culture as a process, one would say that it means learning a great many things and then forgetting them; and the forgetting is as necessary as the learning.

- Albert J. Nock

Election Which

I expect that after the election and the results that the international community will understand which was the framework of this process and under which law we have done this process.

- Alberto Fujimori

Education Trading

Is education possibly a process of trading awareness for things of lesser worth? The goose who trades his is soon a pile of feathers.

- Aldo Leopold

Car Melody

The creative process is mysterious; a conversation, a ride in the car, or a melody can trigger something.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Question Improve

To question your own process is a necessity. If you don't question yourself, it's impossible to improve.

- Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu

Name Reform

The name of 'reform' simply covers what is latently a process of the theft of the national heritage.

- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn

Lost Found

To be lost is as legitimate a part of your process as being found.

- Alex Ebert

Recording Pro

Pro Tools was invented to quicken the recording process.

- Alex Ebert

Making Imagine

'Iron Chef America' is so real. Imagine putting on television the whole process of making that food, the technique. It's all about technique. It doesn't even matter if you show the faces sometimes.

- Alex Guarnaschelli

Love Making

I love the whole process of making, serving, and eating hearty soups like lentil, potato leek and carrot, to name a few.

- Alex Guarnaschelli

Need However

I really don't feel the need to be in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame because, at the end of the day, it's just somebody's Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. They have a particular process, and they're welcome to do it however they want to do it.

- Alex Lifeson

Mind Outgoing

Success is a process, a quality of mind and way of being, an outgoing affirmation of life.

- Alex Noble

New Commercial

London Fashion Week is so different from any of the others. Compared to the strictness in New York, London seems freer from commercial constraints. Truer to the process, to street style, to a sense of humour.

- Alexa Chung

Book Think

The only process that comes close to the process of writing a whole book, in my experience, is childbirth. There is this moment when you think you can't possibly labour for another moment, and that, paradoxically, is when you have to push hardest.

- Alexandra Fuller

Crisis Making

I tend to process stuff by making jokes about it. It's something that makes me annoying to be around in times of real crisis.

- Alexandra Petri

Natural Punches

It was a natural process, because when we go to the ring we are human beings, but once you feel the punches and the competition that's when the beast comes out and takes hold of us.

- Alexis Arguello

Think I Think

I think that's what makes life interesting - the evolution of getting older, and it's kinda fascinating to me, the whole process.

- Alexis Bledel

Think Film School

Well, I think every film student goes into film school thinking they want to write and direct their own movies, and they don't realize how much goes into it, and what a process it is.

- Alexis Bledel

Committed Raising

To me, it is a process, a process that starts with raising awareness, engaging international partners on this issue, and being committed to a different course of action.

- Alexis Herman

Words Director

I enjoy looking at words on paper and visualizing how to make them come to life. As a director, the creative process is really amazing.

- Alfonso Ribeiro

Cases Large

With the assistance of electrical conductivity, we were able to trace by measurements the process of intercalation in a large number of cases and, consequently, to establish experimental foundations for the evaluation of the formation of such intercalation compounds.

- Alfred Werner

New Always

We have new developing ties with Japan whom always supports our democratic process and economic development.

- Ali Abdullah Saleh

Love New

I love the process of discovering a new world - that's why I'm passionate about acting. It's just discovering life, feelings, ideas and thought.

- Alice Braga

Abuse Disclosure

The results of any traumatic experience, such as abuse, can only be resolved by experiencing, articulating, and judging every facet of the original experience within a process of careful therapeutic disclosure.

- Alice Miller

Like Author

It's hard, because when you talk about process or your characters ruling your narrative, it sounds like you have no control, but obviously you're ultimately the author, so you do have control.

- Alice Sebold

Perfect Social

Finding the perfect lookalike to work with is crucial and a lengthy process. We have our regulars, but we also use social media all the time to find people. It's amazing who you can unearth on Twitter.

- Alison Jackson

Green Wealth

Ultimately, the only wealth that can sustain any community, economy or nation is derived from the photosynthetic process - green plants growing on regenerating soil.

- Allan Savory

Always Telling

I always want to be telling stories in whatever fashion I can, and directing is really just understanding and learning a different element of that storytelling process.

- Allison Mack

Development Always

I have always regarded global development as a struggle between the forces of good and evil. Not to be simplified as a struggle between Jesus and Satan, since I do not consider that the process is restricted to our own sphere of culture.

- Alva Myrdal

Turn Controlled

The creative process is not controlled by a switch you can simply turn on or off; it's with you all the time.

- Alvin Ailey

Death Richness

Perhaps grief is not about empty, but full. The full breath of life that includes death. The completeness, the cycles, the depth, the richness, the process, the continuity and the treasure of the moment that is gone the second you are aware of it.

- Alysia Reiner

Think I Think

I think to say that meditation is helpful to artists is true and it's great, but it's also essentially helpful to any kind of process of, just, life.

- Amanda Palmer

Commercial Use

All military and most commercial aircraft use our designs that process power from jet engines.

- Amar Bose

Art Thought

Thought is more important than art. To revere art and have no understanding of the process that forces it into existence, is finally not even to understand what art is.

- Amiri Baraka

Last 19th Century

Russia was the last to leave the 19th century and the most rapid to enter the mandates of the 20th century. It was not an evolution. It was not a slow process.

- Amor Towles

Writing Lot

My writing process, such as it is, consists of a lot of noodling, procrastinating, dawdling, and avoiding.

- Amy Bloom

Treat Like

You have to treat people gently because we're all in a process. What might seem like a good idea to somebody at 21 is probably not going to seem like a good idea at 50, but you don't know that until you get there.

- Amy Grant

Want Reach

Life is a process, and you just take it a day at a time, and you can't live in tomorrow, and you can't reach back and be in yesterday. No matter how much you want to, you just have what's right there in front of you.

- Amy Grant

Love Films

I got trained in kick-boxing and mixed martial arts. I enjoyed the whole process so much, and I'd love to do more action films.

- Amy Jackson

Love Always

I love the creative process. That's always been the closest thing to my heart, creating something.

- Amy Lee

Through Becoming

Life is a process of becoming, a combination of states we have to go through. Where people fail is that they wish to elect a state and remain in it. This is a kind of death.

- Anais Nin

Hire Russian

Bill Gates finds people in Russia to hire them to Microsoft. That's the Russian interest in this process.

- Anatoly Chubais

Like Lives

Puberty is an extremely traumatic process even if you don't realize it. It kind of lives with you for like 10 years.

- Andrea Riseborough

Country Kyoto

Kyoto was a flawed process. There isn't one industrialized country around the world that has ratified that treaty, and so that is a non-starter.

- Andrew Card

Through Going

Whether you voted for me or not, going through the Democratic process had made me a better candidate. I am a smarter, better candidate.

- Andrew Cuomo

Always Everybody

Everybody is always trying to make the best movie they can. It's a process.

- Andrew Dominik

Take Critical

Critical in this process of wisdom being passed down is that you also need to take it in; you need to listen to it.

- Andrew Zuckerman

Through Having

Abandoning the project was incredibly stressful after having gone through the process of building the room, installing the kiln, collecting the stones, sitting with the kiln day and night as it came to temperature, experiencing the failures.

- Andy Goldsworthy

Will Album

My third album, that will definitely be about this little girl and the process of watching your wife get pregnant. It's crazy.

- Andy Grammer

Always Sure

I like playing tennis. I've always enjoyed the process of being a tennis player; I'm just not sure that I enjoyed the travel at the end, and my body didn't recover from the day-to-day grind.

- Andy Roddick

Think No Question

I think acting really helps as a director. It's just no question, because you totally understand the acting process.

- Andy Serkis

Other Set

When I first did 'The Lord of the Rings,' I was acting on the set with the other actors, but then I had to go back and repeat the process on my own to do the physical capture on a motion capture stage.

- Andy Serkis