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Other Composers

Compared with other Indian film composers, I only write about six movies a year. Others write up to 60.

- A. R. Rahman

Give Hours

Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.

- Abraham Lincoln

Small Town

I was born in California. When I was six, we moved to a small town in northern Indiana called Mishawaka.

- Adam Driver

Pilot Months

I saw the pilot for 'Girls' about six months before it aired.

- Adam Driver

Pastry Worked

I worked from 12 to 17, six years in a bakery. I was a pastry cook.

- Adam Giles

Doing Hours

A good cookout ought to last at least six hours; if you haven't eaten and gotten full and gotten hungry and eaten again, you're doing something wrong.

- Adam Mansbach

Other Months

The 'Iliad' covered only two months of the great ten-year war with Troy. At least six other epic poems preceded or continued the events in the 'Iliad', but they survive only as fragments.

- Adrienne Mayor

Think Seven

The songwriters whom we think of being the greatest songwriters usually write one hit and six or seven flops. That includes the Irving Berlins and the Hoagy Carmichaels, the Harold Arlens, Cole Porter.

- Ahmet Ertegun

Living Old

When you're six years old, you do not appreciate that you're living in the Alps. My sisters and I, all we wanted was to go to Disneyland.

- Ahna O'Reilly

Week Six Days

I exercise six days a week for one hour in the morning.

- Akkineni Nagarjuna

My Life Going

I've seen 48 Stanley Cups in my life. I was about six or seven when I started going to games with my dad.

- Al Jourgensen

Nets Months

I make good money: One speech nets me more than what most people make in six months.

- Alain Robert

Carried Months

I'm most at home on the stage. I was carried onstage for the first time when I was six months old.

- Alan Alda

Father Before

My mother didn't try to stab my father until I was six, but she must have shown signs of oddness before that.

- Alan Alda

Feet Like

'Six Feet Under' was about repressing our deepest, most primal impulses, and 'True Blood' is about giving full sway to them all the time. In a way they are like yin and yang.

- Alan Ball

Feet Still

'True Blood' differs from 'Six Feet Under' in that there are way more characters and plot-lines, but fundamentally it's still about the characters and their emotions.

- Alan Ball

1930s Months

The 1930s was a funny time. People knew they might not live for another six months, so if they were attracted to one another, there was no time to dawdle.

- Alan Furst

Accident Raised

My mother's sister was killed in a trolley car accident, so I was raised as one of eight with my sister and six male cousins.

- Alan King

Hours Months

In theater, you've got to be aware of your whole body because it involves stamina. It involves two-and-a-half hours and a sustained release of energy, maybe for six months.

- Alan Rickman

Think I Think

I'd like to say I was smart enough to finish six grades in five years, but I think perhaps the teacher was just glad to get rid of me.

- Alan Shepard

Going Could

I could write six songs in one day with everything that's going on.

- Alanis Morissette

Black Months

For four to six months at a time, I would barely eat. I lived on a diet of Melba toast, carrots, and black coffee.

- Alanis Morissette

Proud Better

It's better to be known by six people for something you're proud of than by 60 million for something you're not.

- Albert Brooks

Listening Criticizing

I wrote several articles criticizing psychoanalysis, but the analysts weren't listening to my objections. So I finally quit after practicing it for six years.

- Albert Ellis

Mail Fan

My fan mail is enormous. Everyone is under six.

- Alexander Calder

Loved Stories

I loved Milan. I was there for six years and made my stories there.

- Alexandre Pato

Mind Months

I don't mind sitting at home for six months if there's no film that I want to do.

- Alia Bhatt

How Whenever

Whenever I want to know how to cook something, I can't ask one chef - I have to ask six.

- Alice Waters

Studying Hours

When I was younger, studying classical music, I really had to put in the time. Three hours a day is not even nice - you have to put in six.

- Alicia Keys

Always Been

I'm the oldest of six children and I had my own first baby when I was 23. So I've always been interested in babies, and I had lots of opportunities to watch them.

- Alison Gopnik

Week Hours

I spend around three hours on the track and two hours in the weight room, five or six days a week.

- Allyson Felix

Months Oil Industry

Government experts have estimated that ANWR reserves would only provide enough oil for six months of U.S. oil consumption. In addition, the oil industry itself has estimated that it would take 10 years to bring this oil to the market.

- Allyson Schwartz

Law More

After leaving law school, I intentionally said that I never wanted to hold a job more than six years.

- Alphonso Jackson

Here Made

I sacrificed six years in L.A. I did my job out here. I made contacts and did the work I had to do.

- Amanda Seyfried

Kids Household

I was one of six kids in a single-parent household.

- America Ferrera

Like Audition

If you do a scene and you really like a character in it or a premise in it to write it down and to work on it so that you can have five or six characters that you can pull out in an audition.

- Amy Poehler

Been Something

'Ders' is something I've been called since I was six by neighbors and stuff growing up.

- Anders Holm

Tough Me

I was six when my parents divorced, and that was tough for me.

- Andie MacDowell

Thought Young

I had six silly tattoos done when I was young and I bitterly regret them. I've thought about laser surgery, but that leaves a scar, so I'm just leaving them.

- Andre Benjamin

Some Fights

The guys that I beat in the 'Super Six,' every one of those fights was tough, even if I did dominate some.

- Andre Ward

Voice Took

It took me six novels before I felt confident of my voice as a writer.

- Andrea Hirata

Anxiety Phase

The anxiety phase of my first depression lasted six months. It was incredibly paralyzing.

- Andrew Solomon

Think I Think

I don't do anything unless I think about it six months in advance.

- Andy Biersack

Teacher Rest

Most of us end up with no more than five or six people who remember us. Teachers have thousands of people who remember them for the rest of their lives.

- Andy Rooney

Felt Pretty

For six years, from 1985 to 1991, I felt pretty weak and useless.

- Ang Lee

School Read

I can read and write. I went to school for six years. I just couldn't continue.

- Angel Cabrera

Rising Largest

In China, you've got six people buying for one child. But the thing is, you've got the largest rising upper-middle class in the world.

- Angela Ahrendts

Committed Once

Once you have six children, you're committed.

- Angelina Jolie

Cave Hours

When I'm on stage the savage in me is released. It's like going back to being a cave man. It takes me six hours to come down after a show.

- Angus Young

Children Were

If I were happy, married with six children, I wouldn't be writing. And I doubt if I should want to.

- Anita Brookner

Jewish Mostly

My six handbooks to Jewish life and lifecycle events mostly followed the trajectory of my adult Jewish life.

- Anita Diament

Going Involves

Going back to Ireland involves at least six to seven emotional breakdowns for me per day.

- Anjelica Huston

Doing Think

If you could have a book called My Favorite Six Stories, I don't think I'd have trouble doing that.

- Ann Beattie


I have six children.

- Ann Marie Buerkle

Nonfiction Really

I've written six novels and four pieces of nonfiction, so I don't really have a genre these days.

- Anne Lamott

Mother Wife

Who I really am is the mother of six kids and Woody's wife.

- Anne Northup

Explain Hughes

I did know Ted Hughes and I partly wrote the book to explain to myself and others the complexities of a marriage that was for six years wonderfully productive of poetry and then ended in tragedy.

- Anne Stevenson

Genes One Night

I first heard about 'genes' when I was six years old. At dinner one night, I heard my mom tell my sister, 'It's in your genes.'

- Anne Wojcicki

Souls According

According to Inuit culture in Greenland, a person possesses six or seven souls. The souls take the form of tiny people scattered throughout the body.

- Annie Dillard

Natural Most

Most people lose their natural creativity at about five or six - but not me.

- Anthony Browne

Show Made

When I talk to children, I show them a typical drawing I made when I was six and point out to them that when I was their age, I didn't draw any better than any of them.

- Anthony Browne

Shut Bad Movie

I'd rather shut myself in a room for six months than act in a bad movie.

- Anushka Sharma

Gift Doing

Numb3rs' was a wonderful gift because I had not worked in six months. It was so fun to be on that set doing these crazy things.

- Ari Graynor

Week Which

I try and work out at least six times a week with my trainer because that's important for my body type, which is so different from a typical Indian boy.

- Arjun Kapoor

Think Happen

You can't merge six banks and think that nothing will happen.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

Bring Some

If you have six corporate centres, six treasuries, six of everything, and then if you bring it down to one of everything, obviously there are some savings.

- Arundhati Bhattacharya

Work Every Day

I have to be at work every day at six in the morning and then cover premieres and parties that go late into the night, so a 12-hour workday is the norm.

- Ashlan Gorse Cousteau

City Away

The cell is a city of production centres, each part working away like mad, and it's co-ordinated. Six trillion cells in a body - you can't help but be moved.

- Charles Jencks

Different People Which

I feel like I can be six different people in one day sometimes. Which is fun but also really strange in my own brain.

- Charli XCX

Need Records

We did six records, then six movies. Now we need to do six of something else, so we get 666 - and then our master Satan can return!

- Cheech Marin

Always Summers

As the youngest of six kids, I grew up spending summers on Martha's Vineyard, and I was always topless. All the pictures are of me in jean shorts, no shirt - with my brothers, playing football.

- Chelsea Handler

Love More

I love kids. I wanted more. I have two, but I would've had six or seven... I would have done that if I could.

- Cheryl Ladd

Over Last

I don't drink. I choose to be sober now. I have drunk over the last six years, but I just don't want to be that person anymore.

- Chester Bennington

Sure Months

I change my beauty routine every six months, but I make sure to use products that are light and gentle.

- Chiara Ferragni

Chance Play

I got a chance to listen to and watch Thelonious Monk and his quartet play two shows a night, for six weeks. It was a great education. There was my university, man.

- Chick Corea

Homework Brothers

I have six brothers, so I definitely was aware of Marvel more than I was of princesses, but once you're cast in a Joss Whedon Marvel show, you go and become even more of a bigger fan. You do your homework.

- Chloe Bennet

Goal Next

I'm 28, and for the next six or seven years my goal is to try to fight for the yellow jersey. If I can win it once I would be chuffed to bits.

- Chris Froome

Been Other

Superman has been my favorite character since I was six years old, and I have more comics featuring Superman than any other single character.

- Chris Roberson

More About

You get into your wellie boots and your Range Rover and, walking around with six inches of mud on your shoes, you get to forget about that more polished lifestyle.

- Christine McVie

Grateful Meant

I have a lot to be grateful to L.A. for, but I overstayed my welcome by 28 years. I was only meant to be there for six months.

- Christine McVie

Love Tuna

I love sashimi, mainly tuna sashimi. I will buy six pieces or so a day and just snack on them. Sometimes I wrap them up in my mini seaweed sheets.

- Christine Teigen

Love Away

I'd like to go away for six months and learn to kiteboard and windsurf. I love pinochle, I love chess and I love windsurfing.

- Christopher Meloni

Next Months

So that's what's going on right now, and I'm looking to put out an album within the next six months.

- Christy Romano

Week Going

I'm going to the gym six days a week. I'm eating right. Well-balanced diet. I drink a juice smoothie every morning.

- Chumlee

Again Old

I often meet adults in their 30s, 40s, or 50s who, as soon as they recognize me, suddenly become six years old again.

- Clayton Moore

Like Months

I am not like Stephen King, who writes one book, then writes another. I finish a book and go off and... look for wrecks. Then, six months later, I might start another book.

- Clive Cussler

About Get

I get up in the morning, get to the office, and write until about six o'clock in the evening.

- Clive Cussler

Like Going

As an actor, I like to get a bit of momentum going with a character and kind of work a bit quicker. I mean, not crazy-fast, but, you know, five or six pages a day is a nice pace.

- Colm Meaney

Last Moved

I'm a gemini, and I get so bored so easily. I mean, I have moved six times in the last eight years.

- Courteney Cox

Back Before

I came back after my surgery, throwing four to six miles harder than I did before.

- Curt Schilling

Game Been

Leaf fans loyalty is unshakeable. The fans keep coming back and it hurts, I have been there. I have lost in game six to go to the finals with the Maple Leafs, against Carolina and what a great final that would have been.

- Curtis Joseph

Work Months

As an actor you can't build up proper relationships with the people you work with, because after six months, you're done.

- Dakota Blue Richards

Gun Villain

A manager uses a relief pitcher like a six shooter, he fires until it's empty then takes the gun and throws it at the villain.

- Dan Quisenberry

Business May

After six years at Le Cirque, I decided to start my own business. I opened Daniel at 76th Street in May '93.

- Daniel Boulud

Feet More

I have severe claustrophobia, and I panic if I'm more than six feet above ground.

- Daniel Espinosa

Baroque Read

Neal Stephenson is great. He can write about a white wall for six pages, and it sounds fascinating. I read the whole 'Baroque Cycle' and 'Cryptonomicon.'

- Daniel Suarez

Cleaning Months

I go to the dentist every six months, I get a cleaning, so... I'm fortunate enough that those fluoride treatments as a child worked. Not getting any cavities.

- Daniel Tosh

Old Started

I started when I was six years old. My first coach was my granny, she was the best player in Slovakia.

- Daniela Hantuchova

Business Months

My father was never around. It was almost as if he didn't exist. I would tell my friends he was in Cleveland, on business. Sometimes, every six months or so, he would come by for dinner.

- Danny Aiello

Lot Stopped

I stopped dating for six months a year ago. Dating requires a lot of energy and focus.

- Daphne Zuniga