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Will Like

It's like driving your car. If you drive too fast on the highway, you will topple, so you better maintain your speed. Life is similar to that, and that's the way you have to control your head.

- A. R. Rahman

Which Robust

I listen to crazy, robust rock music where they sing their faces off, and soul music, which can be similar.

- Adam Lambert

Other Very

People expect us to be different, but we're not. We're very similar people, and it's because we're so similar and close to each other that we make each other laugh - in fact we make each other laugh more than we make anyone else laugh.

- Adrian Edmondson

Will Historians

The tasks of paleontologists and classical historians and archaeologists are remarkably similar - to excavate, decipher and bring to life the tantalizing remnants of a time we will never see.

- Adrienne Mayor

New Films

My films are completely new. I am not similar to anybody in the history of movies.

- Alejandro Jodorowsky

More Compulsion

For me writing and acting all comes out of the same place, a compulsion to review and connect to something. For me they are more similar than different.

- Aleksa Palladino

Some Very

It's funny because 'West Wing' is similar to 'Game of Thrones' in some ways, as it was very hard to pull off back then.

- Alex Graves

Game Very

'Game of Thrones' is shot on a very similar kind of schedule to a TV show, but there's a lot more time and focus put into the script.

- Alex Graves

Different Way

A lot of food criticism has a similar flavor to it, and I'm probably going to write about it in a different way.

- Alex Kapranos

Been Horror

The thing is there have been American movies that are similar to Solaris, like Alien had a lot of things that are similar, although it's also got the horror element.

- Alex Winter

Money Pretty

We all have pretty much similar dreams, and at the root of all those dreams is being able to be in control of your money.

- Alexa Von Tobel

Weird Other

Fate and history have a similar feeling. They are weird mirrors to each other.

- Alexander Chee

Which Usefulness

Two important characteristics of maps should be noticed. A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.

- Alfred Korzybski

Living Amount

All of those art-based fields are similar in that they're all hard to make a living in and they all require an intense amount of training and discipline.

- Alicia Witt

Dress Like

We try to magnify the difference between Americans and the English. In real life they like the same music and dress the same. It's really much more similar than anyone thinks or how we show it.

- Amanda Bynes


When choosing between two similar applicants, hiring managers are increasingly turning to social media outlets to supplement information they are unable to glean from applications or interviews.

- Amy Jo Martin

Opera Sings

The activity of a singer that sings opera is similar to that of an athlete.

- Andrea Bocelli

Mistake While

We should not make the mistake of equating the E.U. with Europe. Outside the E.U., we wouldn't cease to be Europeans. But, an exit would definitely risk losing those opportunities for our children while growing no similar opportunities elsewhere.

- Andrew Lansley

Compliments Read

Fans of football and fans of nationhood have a similar zeal. Read the fanzines: their contributors could find a needle-sized diss in a haystack of compliments, and their passions are fundamentalist.

- Andrew O'Hagan

Play Always

Even if I play a similar role to one I've played before, I will never play it the same, I'll always try to do something different with it.

- Andrew-Lee Potts

Chinese Using

I start by using Chinese and many of the sounds of other languages are similar.

- Andy Lau

Example Chinese

For example, in Malay, there are pronunciations that are similar to Chinese.

- Andy Lau

Very Richard

Richard Burton is my number one idol. One, because we come from very similar backgrounds and two, because of his fantastic talent.

- Aneurin Barnard

Interest Rates

Eurobonds are absolutely wrong. In order to bring about common interest rates, you need similar competitiveness levels, similar budget situations. You don't get them by collectivizing debts.

- Angela Merkel

Worst Thing

The worst thing that you can do in terms of bringing a product up to the market is to be two days after someone else has brought a similar product to the international market-It's dead.

- Ann Macbeth

Very Though

My husband and I have very similar backgrounds even though we're years apart. So there are a lot of things that we basically share.

- Annette Bening

Audience Some

I understand our audience loves to see some drama on TV, but even they have got bored with similar patterns of carrying out reality singing shows.

- Armaan Malik

Some Making

County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing and consolidating some of the offices, making others appointive, and reducing salaries in keeping with the salaries paid by private business for the performance of similar duties.

- Arthur Capper

World Harmony

I often wonder if we could not solve the world's problems on a similar basis of harmony.

- Artur Rodzinski

Arthur Iranian

I pay lots of homages. I wanted to pay tribute to a leading Iranian writer, Gholam - Hossein Sa'edi, who is buried in Paris - he is an Iranian Arthur Miller. He is of a similar stature, and his work is similar to that of Arthur Miller.

- Asghar Farhadi

I See Industry

The film industry brings people together, and so does technology. I see them as similar platforms.

- Ashton Kutcher

Critic Pigeon

The relationship between critic and writer is similar to the one between the pigeon and the statue.

- Ashwin Sanghi

Journey Woman

I'm fascinated by the journey that an intelligent and an ambitious woman makes in the professional world in contrast to the journey that a man of similar ambition, of similar intelligence makes. What sort of concessions does a woman have to make? Does she have to work 20 percent harder than a man?

- Charles Cumming

Some Largest

Massachusetts has prohibited most financial advisers from using titles like 'certified senior adviser,' and some of the largest insurers, including MetLife and Genworth Financial, have similar rules.

- Charles Duhigg

Measured Very

This is very similar to astronomy where different magnitudes are assigned to the brightness of an astronomical object, depending on the range of wavelengths being measured.

- Charles Francis Richter

Falling Kind

When X-rays traverse matter of any kind, this matter becomes a source of a radiation similar in character to that of the primary radiation falling upon it.

- Charles Glover Barkla

New Very

Making a new car is so expensive that the risk factor is what takes the unique ideas and keeps reanalyzing them until they become very similar.

- Charles Pelly


If smart technology can transform 3-D from a crude novelty to a genuine visual enhancement, why shouldn't a sophisticated odor synthesizer follow a similar path?

- Charles Platt

Other Apt

Every contrition for sin is apt to encourage a not quite charitable wish that other people should exhibit a similar contrition.

- Charles Williams

Play Like

I would quite like to do a different accent or play something so different from myself because Olivia, the character I play in this film, is similar to me.

- Charlotte Church

Song Very

Doing a scene truthfully is very similar to doing a song truthfully. They're really parallel.

- Chip Esten

Father Very

My father and I are very similar and have a wonderful relationship, but we both stand by our opinions.

- Chris Hemsworth

Art Amount

Ragtime has about the same amount of respect as comics. And in a way they're similar art forms. Ragtime is highly compositional, and the emotion in the music is built in, whereas in jazz a lot of that emotion comes from the way it's performed.

- Chris Ware

Question Dagger

How do you solve a mystery? How do you write a book? The techniques for starting both are surprisingly similar. Find an intriguing question and, pen and dagger tucked under cloak, search for clues.

- Claire Cameron

Think Informed

The Brexit and Trump phenomena are informed by similar forces and social and economic movements. I think it's been really stressful; it's been really scary.

- Claire Danes

Been Indie

It's so funny because the roles that I've been offered in the indie film world have been similar to each other, and the roles that I've been offered in the TV world have been similar to each other, but the TV roles and the indie film roles have been completely different.

- Courtney Ford

Very Making

Late night is no different than making a film, really, except that it's faster, and if you do a crap one, you can do a better one tomorrow. Writing a novel and doing stand-up - that stuff is very similar.

- Craig Ferguson

Process Worms

If the aging process is controlled in a similar way in worms and humans, then we can use what we learn about worms to speed our study of higher organisms.

- Cynthia Kenyon

Think Process

There's a number of years that went by going from a white belt to a black belt. And I think, in a similar respect, years go by with your maturation process, and it's just as important to be disciplined with that as it was in karate.

- D'Brickashaw Ferguson

More Than

Our religions are much more similar than they are different.

- Dan Brown

I Am Racing

Every training session, I try to simulate the conditions similar to where I am racing.

- Dane Bird-Smith

Biology Apt

Wherever there is a design that is highly successful in a broad range of similar environments, it is apt to emerge again and again, independently - the phenomenon known in biology as convergent evolution. I call these designs 'good tricks.'

- Daniel Dennett

Crisis System

The crisis of the fisheries is similar to our economy. This is not one fishery failing, but the whole system.

- Daniel Pauly

Southern Pretty

Texas humor and Southern humor are pretty similar.

- Daniel Woodrell

War World War I

We experienced similar fears in the 1880s, at the end of World War I and II. And we ran out in the 1970s.

- Daniel Yergin

Distance Discover

For me, when I 'discover' a story, there is a feeling of buoyancy and clarity, perhaps similar to early morning out on a prairie highway, when darkness lifts and reveals the outline of farmhouses and copses of trees in the distance.

- David Bergen

Been Distinction

I never expected this to catch on in the way it did! Of course similar observations have been made by any number of people, and the distinction is obvious to anyone who thinks about the subject a little.

- David Chalmers

Broken Waste

Buckwheat may be planted later than any similar crop, and often does well on old meadows or waste land that can be broken after the more exacting crops are planted.

- David F. Houston

Through Putting

There's nothing worse than putting two similar shows back-to-back. Viewers don't want to watch one show and then sit through another half-hour of almost the same thing.

- David Hyde Pierce

Decision Will

The EU will face problems similar to the US: an increasing gap between the citizens and decision makers in Brussels and a perceived or even real lack of democracy.

- David Korten

Pessimism Shared

Though there are many differences between Barack Obama and Jimmy Carter, they are strikingly similar in their poor economic records and even more so in their shared pessimism and bearishness on America.

- David Limbaugh

Game Grew

I grew up in an age where women's tennis did not have similar prizes to men, and they played in complete obscurity, really, compared to the men's game.

- David Stern

Through Over

We try our hardest to be original, but the truth is, in a real ER, you get similar kinds of cases over time. We try to embrace the distinctions of different characters going through similar storylines.

- David Zabel


While the requirements of a good leader and a good man are similar, the requirements of a good leader and a good woman are mutually exclusive. A good leader must be tough, but a good woman must not be. A good woman must be self-deprecating, but a good leader must not be.

- Deborah Tannen

Values Pleasure

Now I am married to a man who is a partner and friend. We come from similar backgrounds and share values and interests. It is a continual source of pleasure to talk to him.

- Deborah Tannen

Always Very

I always imagine that if I met Dr. Seuss, he would be very similar to Crispin Glover.

- Jim Gaffigan

Want Sure

If we were in a similar circumstance in the future I would want to make sure that our reporting was at least as diverse as it was during this most recent war.

- Jim Walton

Small Atmosphere

The dynamic is extremely similar to Gremlins and the hero is very similar, plus the small town atmosphere. It really is in a way the third Gremlins movie.

- Joe Dante

Financial Star

People assume that because you have graced the same stage as the star act, in front of thousands, you must be reaping similar financial rewards. This is a complete fallacy.

- John Barrow

Trading Imbalance

Proprietary stock-index arbitrage is but one aspect of program trading. Arbitrage will take place whenever there is an imbalance created in one or more markets that are similar.

- John Gutfreund

Process Studied

I studied to be an architect. And I find tremendous similarities between building a company and the design process. Businesses have to do their planning on the fly in a fashion similar to an architect sketching.

- John Katzman

Want Going

The real drawback when you write with a partner is that where you want it to go and where they want it to go is similar, but not exactly lined up, and that's where it's going to lead you into trouble.

- John Krasinski

Other Very

Our pat-down approach is very similar to what is being utilized in Europe and, as we know, around the world. It's even much more thorough in other parts of the world.

- John Pistole

Medical Doing

Changing our consumer behaviour is similar to quitting smoking. Unless people are shocked into doing it, either by social disapproval or family disapproval or fear of the medical consequences, they'll just keep on smoking.

- John Quelch

Failures Reasons

People, for reasons of their own, often fail to do things that would be good for them or good for society. Those failures - joined with the similar failures of others - can readily have a substantial effect on interstate commerce.

- John Roberts

Image Very

So to me it's very similar in terms of trying to distill within the image, those elements that are gonna form, hopefully, a compelling visual statement.

- John Sexton

Practice Studied

I studied Jeet Kune Do and Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu. On element of Jeet Kune Do is that I had several of years of practice with the kali stick - a stick with a size and length similar to a baseball bat.

- Jose Pablo Cantillo

Very Certainly

Certainly the experiences of Seth and his relationship to his parents and his point of view of the world are very similar to my own and very much based on my experiences at the University of Southern California.

- Josh Schwartz

Always Very

And because performing for a game involves real acting. The way they create a game is very similar now to how they create a film. I've always wanted to stretch my acting skills, and the timing being what it is, I couldn't say no.

- Josie Maran

Needs Address

I'm a mom. I work. I have a house to clean, things to organize. We all have certain similar needs, and I address them.

- Joy Mangano

Mine Tastes

Personally, I do the best work with people I'm closest with. I know what their tastes are, and they are similar to mine. That close personal relationship is what delivers the best work.

- Atticus Ross

Friendship Woman

Friendship can only exist between persons with similar interests and points of view. Man and woman by the conventions of society are born with different interests and different points of view.

- August Strindberg

Studio Couple

I met in the studio and played him a couple of songs and he liked them. We're similar but there's nobody in my lane doing what I'm doing.

- B.o.B

New Forced

The market is so competitive. There are so many products that are similar. So we are forced to invest in innovative research in new products that are one or two years ahead of the market.

- Barry Lam

Flock Tend

People of similar political persuasions tend to flock together.

- Ben Affleck

Living Kind

I feel that we are currently living in a world that is similar to late '50s, early '60s kind of world.

- Ben Gibbard

Almost Bandstand

I have similar feelings, actually. The intimacy of a club: you can see the people, you can almost feel them; you can't beat that. People will say things, and shout out, it's almost like they're up on the bandstand with you.

- Benny Green

Toxic Very

ISIS is very similar to the Kharijites, who were a toxic off-shoot of Islam. It's not Islam; it's a perversion of Islam, and to label these militant externalities as Islam is to legitimize their actions.

- Hamza Yusuf

Love Starbucks

What's similar between 'Daily Show' and 'RJ Berger' is that people are grabbing me - not quite the groovy intelligentsia Starbucks barista, but the Latina nurses at my gynecologist's office - and telling me they love the show.

- Beth Littleford

Bill Of Rights Act

The Sherman Act is similar in the economics sphere to the Bill of Rights in the personal sphere.

- Harold H. Greene

Efficiency Private

The State of Virginia is similar to a great business corporation... and should be conducted with the same efficiency and economy as any private business.

- Harry F. Byrd

Monkey Very

The responses of the baby monkey are very similar to those of a human baby.

- Harry Harlow

Strong Whaling

We commend President Obama and his administration for taking this strong action against Iceland and its barbaric whaling industry... and we urge the President to take similar action against Japan and Norway as well!

- Hayden Panettiere

Concerned However

However, the difficulties and pleasures of the writing itself are similar for a novel with a historical setting and a novel with a contemporary setting, as far as I'm concerned.

- Helen Dunmore

Education Other

Most Hispanics are concerned with the same issues other Americans are - the economy, jobs, education. Similar to Main Street America.

- Henry Bonilla

Spirit Another

My heroes are the non-commissioned officers. If I had another life that's what I'd be - a regimental sergeant major or a similar rank. That's where the spirit of the armed forces is.

- Bob Ainsworth

Spirit Another

If I had another life, that's what I'd be - a regimental sergeant major or a similar rank. That's where the spirit of the armed forces is.

- Bob Ainsworth

Nation Protecting

The attack on Americans in Benghazi on September 11, 2012 is a stark reminder that our nation must remain vigilant in protecting our citizens from the threat of Al-Qaeda and similar extremist terrorist entities around the world.

- Bob Corker

Which Been

Series of syllables which have been learned by heart, forgotten, and learned anew must be similar as to their inner conditions at the times when they can be recited.

- Hermann Ebbinghaus

Will Having

As long as the problem of world reconstruction remains the center of interest for all nations, blocs having similar attitudes will form and operate even within the League itself.

- Hjalmar Branting