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Doing Some

I believe it is an important project, it makes the cost of doing business lower and they will make us more competitive at the same time, it will also provide some satisfaction to the people who demand services for them of the quality they want and also quickly.

- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Constant Very

I was taking care of people my age who were dying. The constant feeling, hearing from them, was that life is transient and can end very quickly, so don't postpone your dreams.

- Abraham Verghese

Very New Business

I initially wanted to work in the music industry more on the A&R side. While I was in school, I began working in the New Business department of an advertising firm, and very quickly I was responsible for roughly 70% of their business, so you could say I had a natural knack for the advertising world.

- Adam Kluger

Love Bad

I love a bit of drama. That's a bad thing. I can flip really quickly.

- Adele

Reports Spoof

Recently I danced in a video spoof of the song 'Gangnam Style,' and it was quickly banned across multiple Chinese online video platforms. But the story still traveled all over the world, carried in hundreds of international media reports.

- Ai Weiwei

Your Very

For the cable news guest, nothing happens for a while until suddenly everything happens very quickly. After you receive your television face, you stand around for a while, ignored, until you're sat down at a desk and asked to argue with strangers.

- Alex Pareene

City Works

If we're talking about transportation, the best thing a city can do is densify as quickly as it can. That needs to be said every time this issue comes up, because it's the only universal strategy that works.

- Alex Steffen

Fiction Iowa

When I'm identified as a fiction writer at parties, the question comes pretty quickly. 'Did you go to school for it?' someone asks. 'Yes,' I say. 'Where?' they ask, because I don't usually offer it. 'I went to the Iowa Writers' Workshop,' I say.

- Alexander Chee

College Before

My first summer in college, I interned for Arena Stage in D.C. and taught a disastrous class on standup comedy to middle schoolers at the Arena Stage camp. I had never taught anything before, and needless to say, I quickly lost control of the class.

- Alexandra Petri

Mirror Own

Whenever I see a mirror, I just look at myself, or when I see my own reflection, I quickly take a look; I won't lie about that. But when I am in front of the camera, it's just the character, not me.

- Alia Bhatt

Learn Understand

The real excitement is collaborating with computer scientists and neuroscientists and starting to understand in detail how children learn so much so quickly.

- Alison Gopnik

More Otherwise

Knowing what to expect from a teacher is a really good thing, of course: It lets you get the right answers more quickly than you would otherwise.

- Alison Gopnik

Paint Mediums

All of my art is suitcase-sized. I always paint in mediums that dry pretty quickly because I've got to throw them in my suitcase and go. And I have so much because of that, because it's what I've always done to pass the time, and I like it.

- Alison Mosshart

Learn Very

You learn very quickly what people are so enamored with, and it's not necessarily me.

- Amanda Seyfried

Strength Your

People judge you really quickly, at first just on your facial features. There are two dimensions - warmth and competence. You can think of them as trustworthiness and strength. They're first judging you on warmth; evaluating whether or not you are trustworthy. That's much more important to them than whether or not you're competent.

- Amy Cuddy

Start Freeway

Any time I wind up in the lane where you can't quickly turn off of it and it's turning into the freeway, I just start screaming until I'm off of it.

- Amy Heckerling

Back Explained

I explained I wanted to descend as quickly as possible to camp IV in order to warm myself and gather a supply of hot drink and oxygen in the event I might need to go back up the mountain to assist descending climbers.

- Anatoli Boukreev

Die Screen

If the only way you could read an email was to run a mile first, the urge would quickly die. Human beings constantly do subconscious effort/reward calculations. Tapping a screen is the easiest of physical tasks.

- Andrew Weil

Sometimes Had

We've always had this experience that things take long, but I'm 100% convinced that our principles will in the end prevail. No one knew how the Cold War would end at the time, but it did end. This is within our living experience... I'm surprised at how fainthearted we sometimes are and how quickly we lose courage.

- Angela Merkel

Father Had

My parents had four children quickly, divorced quickly - when I was two - and my mother remarried quickly. We were suddenly in a different environment with a different father.

- Anna Chancellor

I Think Kinds

I'm not formal and I'm impatient. So I think my team would say that when she starts tapping her pen and the leg starts moving quickly, that it's time to move on. I'm not good at long, drawn-out kinds of sessions.

- Anne M. Mulcahy

Life Very

I didn't have a teen age at all. I didn't even look at boys, never mind... then suddenly it was like, 'Oh my god!' So I made up for a lot of lost time very quickly. It was kind of bonkers. Working hard, partying hard - but also experiencing life, you know.

- Anne-Marie Duff

Republic Broadcast

Despite my best efforts, word that an American tourist was in town quickly made its way around Grozny. That I had come to Chechnya not for business or NGO work, but to see the sites and meet the people, was notable enough to be broadcast throughout the republic.

- Anthony Marra

My Life Been

I quickly realized I live the least interesting literary life imaginable. My parents are happily married. There haven't been any major traumas. I'm not sure that the story of my life would be much fun to read.

- Anthony Marra

Learn Rejected

Many clubs rejected me, but I wanted to be a footballer and to learn as quickly as possible, so I persisted until I got into Real Sociedad when I was 13.

- Antoine Griezmann

Guard Players

El Cholo is a great coach: he asks a lot of his players and demands a lot of intensity. If your guard is down even a bit in training, Cholo tells you put extra effort in quickly.

- Antoine Griezmann

Mind May

Quickly, bring me a beaker of wine, so that I may wet my mind and say something clever.

- Aristophanes

American Other

I believe, and this is perhaps too nationalistic a view, that the American style of acting puts actors quickly in touch with each other, so that their continuous presence in a company, as in England, is not absolutely necessary.

- Arthur Penn

Adaptation Weeks

'To Kill a Mockingbird' appeared to highly favorable reviews and quickly climbed to the top of bestseller lists, where it remained for more than eighty weeks. In 1961, the novel was awarded the Pulitzer Prize. A film adaptation was released in 1962, starring Gregory Peck, and received three Academy Awards.

- Charles J. Shields

Play More

I should play more quickly, more attacking.

- Chen Long

Wait Ring

I feel that I don't have to wait around for good scripts anymore, that I can get things moving more quickly. I can ring up directors I like and say I'm keen to work with them, which is pretty great.

- Chiwetel Ejiofor

Woke While

I once made myself black out by pulling G too quickly while flying an F-18. Being unconscious in a single-seat airplane is not good. Fortunately, I woke up in time. I learned how to better plug-in my anti-G suit.

- Chris Hadfield

TV Bearded

Like so many people, I only remembered Orson Welles as this huge, fat, bearded figure selling wine in TV commercials. So whenever anyone said I looked like Orson Welles I said that I wasn't that fat, and I would get on a diet, quickly.

- Christian McKay

Sign Recognized

It's definitely a dream come true to be recognized and to be able to sign autographs. But, it's also a lot of hard work and can be draining. If you don't know already, you will quickly learn who your real friends are.

- Christina Aguilera

Election Became

After President Obama's election, efforts at othering Obama quickly became about smearing his non-partisan allies and ambassadors.

- Christine Pelosi

World Get

The world is changing so quickly, it's hard to get anything right for long.

- Christopher Poole

Work Dealing

When you're dealing in situations that are uncontrollable and combustible, you try to stabilize the situation as quickly as you can and then work toward and work out toward democratic reform.

- Chuck Hagel

London Markets

Markets rebounded quickly from morning jitters after the London Thursday terrorist bombing.

- Cliff Stearns


I've mellowed quite quickly.

- Colin Baker

Rust Will

I don't fear that a man will wear out as quickly as he will rust out.

- Colonel Sanders

Want Feel

As any mother knows, we just want our babies to feel better quickly, and we all do whatever we have to do to help them - no matter how much it inconveniences us or hurts our backs!

- Constance Marie

Either Part

The shows are either 11 or 22 minutes and they move pretty quickly, and that's part of the charm of them - so it was just trying to keep that in mind and keep the energy of the story moving, even though we were dealing with a longer format.

- Craig McCracken

Jets Mike

I received a call from Jets general manager Mike Tannenbaum and head coach Eric Mangini. They asked me if I was ready to become a New York Jet. I quickly answered 'yes' and began to hug everyone at the table.

- D'Brickashaw Ferguson

Intelligence More

The emotional brain responds to an event more quickly than the thinking brain.

- Daniel Goleman

Part Shift

Whenever the debate moves on to hard numbers - our deficit with Europe, our surplus with the rest of the world, our Brussels budget contributions, the tiny part of our economy dependent on sales to the EU, the vast part subjected to EU regulation - Euro-enthusiasts quickly shift their ground and start harrumphing about influence.

- Daniel Hannan

Grow Kid

I wasn't being followed around by paparazzi all the time. I was able to be a kid and spend that time with my family and not grow up too quickly.

- Danielle Fishel

Cop Had

It was a department where you had honesty and integrity stamped right on you when you came into the Los Angeles Police Department. If you violated that, or if you were a dishonest cop, you were terrible. We got rid of you as quickly as possible.

- Daryl Gates

More Hire

No police department should hire more quickly than they can assimilate the people that they bring in, and we did. I take responsibility for it. It was the first opportunity I had to hire, and I wanted to do it, and I take responsibility.

- Daryl Gates

Other Numerous

The story wrote quickly. I called it 'Where You're From,' and I sent it out, as I had numerous other stories over the years. Except this time I got a letter back saying that it would be published. Someone out there had liked the story. I was thirty-one years old.

- David Bergen

Kind Studio

I went from a guy, kind of a working actor, a supporting player, to magazine covers and being offered the studio pictures really quickly. Nobody was comfortable with it. I wasn't really comfortable with it.

- David Caruso

Process More

Language itself changes slowly, but the Internet has speeded up the process of those changes so you notice them more quickly.

- David Crystal

Role Reduce

Of course, it's imperative that we stabilize Iraq and quickly reduce our armed role there.

- David Hackworth

Effort College

When I got onto PGA Tour Canada right out of college, I was competitive more quickly than when I got onto the PGA Tour, but that just shows you how much work and effort it takes to get to the world stage. The best players in the world are the best at dealing with those emotions.

- David Hearn

Historians Became

Sputnik quickly became one of the three great shocks to hit America - historians say the equal of Pearl Harbor or 9/11.

- David Hoffman

Past Lives

How quickly we forget God's great deliverances in our lives. How easily we take for granted the miracles he performed in our past.

- David Wilkerson

Giving Up Enjoy

There's no point in giving up something you enjoy unless you get something back that's even better, and quickly.

- Dean Ornish

Direct Been

The choices you make each day in your diet and lifestyle have a direct influence on how your genetic predisposition is expressed - for better and for worse. You're only as old as your genes, but how your genes are expressed may be modified by exercise, diet and lifestyle choices much more than had previously been believed - and more quickly.

- Dean Ornish

Die More

Telomeres are the ends of our chromosomes that control how long we live. As telomeres become shorter, then cells age and die more quickly. In simple terms, as your telomeres get shorter, your life gets shorter.

- Dean Ornish

Doing More

Your body has a remarkable capacity to begin healing itself, and much more quickly than people had once realized, if you simply stop doing what's causing the problem.

- Dean Ornish

Limited Biggest

The biggest challenge was that we had to shoot so quickly and with such a limited budget.

- Debbie Allen

Prepared Could

I realized how quickly you could eat up a lot of time and money if you weren't prepared.

- Jim Messina

Replace Very

When everything in a person's life is gone, ripped-out gone, it's not that you stay empty for so long, so you replace it with something else very quickly.

- Jim Parrack

Change Normal

It's quite normal to hear of a change and see it as a problem, but it's probably an opportunity, depending on how quickly you can adjust.

- Jim Pattison

Idea Struggled

I gained weight and struggled to lose it quickly in order to pursue my dreams of being a model. Being 20 years old, I had no idea how to lose weight fast, and laxatives were an easy way out.

- Joanna Krupa

Florida Keys

I grew up down in Florida, and in the Keys, there's this place called Sea Camp which was not unlike Space Camp, except you explored the sea. And so that kind of whetted my appetite for that. But then I ended up swimming in a lagoon full of Cassiopeia jellyfish, and that quickly quashed that desire to be a marine biologist.

- Joe Lo Truglio

Ring Pretty

Photography used to be not for the faint of heart. Its rigors would weed out the not-so-committed pretty quickly. You had to crank the f-stop ring yourself!

- Joe McNally

Change Social

When the fabric of society is so rigid that it cannot change quickly enough, adjustments are achieved by social unrest and revolutions.

- John Boyd Orr

Border Accountable

The border sheriffs are locally elected. They're accountable. They know the territory and the people. And they can respond the most quickly to what is a real national security emergency, because the border is unprotected.

- John Culberson

United Sources

If the United States is to protect itself from the economic and the political threats created by this excessive dependence, we must reduce our reliance on foreign energy sources and on foreign oil as quickly and as efficiently as possible.

- John Shadegg

Think Am

I've seen a look in dogs' eyes, a quickly vanishing look of amazed contempt, and I am convinced that basically dogs think humans are nuts.

- John Steinbeck

Ephemeral Linger

So much of what we do is ephemeral and quickly forgotten, even by ourselves, so it's gratifying to have something you have done linger in people's memories.

- John Williams

Very Get

People get bored very quickly.

- Jonathan Anderson

Everybody Turned

Yorkshire weather can turn quickly. At one Auld Lang Syne race, it dropped to -16C. The frost turned everybody's hair grey. I couldn't take my shoes off, as my laces had frozen solid.

- Jonathan Brownlee

Peru Before

In Peru, awareness of fake currency is so high that retail shops regularly provide cashiers with hole punchers. When a fake bill is received, the cashier quickly pops out a few holes before curtly returning the bill to an oft-surprised client.

- Jonathan Franklin

React Counsel

My parents taught me to react quickly when temptation comes and to say 'No!' instantly and emphatically. I recommend that same counsel to you. Avoid temptations.

- Joseph B. Wirthlin

Play Year

The sport of competitive memorizing is driven by a kind of arms race where every year somebody comes up with a new way to remember more stuff more quickly, and then the rest of the field has to play catch-up.

- Joshua Foer

Next Very

If I eat junk food and have a workout the next day, I feel a significant difference in the way my body responds to exercise. I'm sluggish, tired and run out of energy very quickly.

- Josie Loren

Start Insults

When people start hurling insults at you, you know their minds are closed and there's no point in debating. You disengage yourself as quickly as possible from the situation.

- Judith Martin

Training Part

We realized quickly that wages are only one part of it, that what also matters are the schedules we give people, the hours that they work, the training we give them, the opportunities you provide them. What you've got to do is not just fix one part, but get all of these things moving together.

- Judith McKenna

Sometimes Almost

I sometimes apply eyeliner - Giorgio Armani Smooth Silk Eye Pencil in #1 Black - and smudge it with my fingers really quickly to give it a little lift, almost a cat eye. It's all about giving a lift now.

- Julia Restoin Roitfeld

I Think Betterment

I know if I react, and I want to get mad, and emotions come to the surface, I think quickly of my friends who have died and how they overcame their struggle and used their cancer and their lives for the betterment of mankind, and it sets me back in place.

- Justin Baldoni

Changes Concert

Working together in concert more smoothly not only helps us move more quickly; it changes the nature of what we can undertake. When we have the confidence that we can orchestrate the group effort required to realize them, we dare bigger dreams.

- Justin Rosenstein

My Life Very

What I actually wanted to do with my life is make a difference to the world. That led me into science very quickly.

- Aubrey de Grey

New Had

I came to New York with $500 and I had to live on that, but thankfully I was taken up by photographers quickly.

- Babette March

Mom Auditions

I honestly don't even know how I got into acting. It happened so quickly because my mom and sister used to do commercials, and apparently when I was little I would unbuckle myself from the stroller and crash their auditions.

- Bailee Madison

Some Capital

As people want to move money around the world, they're going to be moving in and out of bitcoin quickly, but they're still going to own it for some period of time... and the size of that working capital requirement will grow as the global economy grows.

- Barry Silbert

Woman Assistant

Our struggle today is not to have a female Einstein get appointed as an assistant professor. It is for a woman schlemiel to get as quickly promoted as a male schlemiel.

- Bella Abzug

Year Use

I had a real yearning to make use of the opportunities I had at school. When I heard about the gap year of teaching English at a Tibetan monastery, I knew I had to do something about it really quickly, otherwise it was going to get allocated.

- Benedict Cumberbatch


To succeed, jump as quickly at opportunities as you do at conclusions.

- Benjamin Franklin

War Lose

If we lose the war in the air we lose the war and we lose it quickly.

- Bernard Law Montgomery

Idea Get

The idea is to get the pencil moving quickly.

- Bernard Malamud

Away Explain

Do people ever ask me to say 'Wow?' Never in interviews, but a few times on the street. I don't do it. I try to get away from them as quickly as possible and explain that I'm not a performing seal.

- Hannah Murray

See How

Intelligence is not to make no mistakes, but quickly to see how to make them good.

- Bertolt Brecht

Other Very

There are things that Scotsmen get and other people don't get in the dialogue. Scottish characters can be pinpointed by a phrase, targeted very quickly.

- Bill Forsyth

Politics Pretty

When we talk about safety and security of the American people, politics falls aside pretty quickly.

- Bill Frist

I Think Comics

The quickest way to defuse fear or insecurity or anger is usually humor. I think comics figure that out quickly, and, once you figure it out, you think, 'Hey, if I can do this and get paid, that would be kind of cool.'

- Billy Gardell

Been Roles

At the Centers for Disease Control, I rose up fairly quickly into management positions. The first team I led there included many people who had been my supervisors in previous roles or were more senior than I was. So it was kind of a daunting challenge.

- Helene D. Gayle

Chapters Whole

We treasure the word of God not only by reading the words of the scriptures, but by studying them. We may be nourished more by pondering a few words, allowing the Holy Ghost to make them treasures to us, than to pass quickly and superficially over whole chapters of scripture.

- Henry B. Eyring

Believe Capital

As I talk with the Chinese on currency, I encourage them to move much more quickly with opening up their capital markets to competition, because I don't believe the world is going to give them as much time as they would like.

- Henry Paulson

Bad I Think

I still have my bad days when I think I'm not getting everything I deserve. But those pass quickly once my Mother gets on the phone and says, 'listen, we used to eat rocks and walk 80 miles a day to school.

- Bonnie Hunt