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Here Made

Who made the world I cannot tell; 'Tis made, and here am I in hell. My hand, though now my knuckles bleed, I never soiled with such a deed.

- A. E. Housman

Some Directed

Probably all the attention to poetry results in some value, though the attention is more often directed to lesser than to greater values.

- A. R. Ammons

Nature Grateful

I am grateful for - though I can't keep up with - the flood of articles, theses, and textbooks that mean to share insight concerning the nature of poetry.

- A. R. Ammons

Studying Documents

Catholic schools in Indonesia routinely accept non-Catholic students, but exempt them from studying religion. Obama's school documents, though, wrongly list him as being Indonesian.

- Aaron Klein

I Am Even

Though I am fascinated by knowledge, I am even more fascinated by wisdom.

- Abraham Verghese

Going Understand

The first thing to understand about surveillance video in public places is that there is already a lot of it going on - though it is impossible to know how much.

- Adam Cohen

Big Winners

Mass layoffs produce big winners and losers. Most workers who remain are financially unscathed, even though their employer is struggling.

- Adam Cohen

Showing Up Sold

I sold a bunch of stuff. I sold Omaha Steaks, vacation packages... the worst, though, was Time Life Books, because no one wants Time Life Books. No one wants an 'Encyclopedia Brittanica' showing up at their house.

- Adam DeVine

Count Sustainable

In the eyes of many people, giving doesn't count unless it's completely selfless. In reality, though, giving isn't sustainable when it's completely selfless.

- Adam Grant

Count Sustainable

In the eyes of many people, giving doesn't count unless it's completely selfless. In reality, though, giving isn't sustainable when it's completely selfless.

- Adam Grant

Aim Prepared

My aim is that every sermon series I preach is prepared as though I were teaching a college-level course.

- Adam Hamilton

May Spoof

If you do a Western that's funny, there's no way people don't call it a spoof or a parody, even though it may not be.

- Adam McKay

Bad Show

For 'Breaking Bad,' people were with Walter White for 99% of that show, even though that guy is a monster.

- Adam McKay

Love Metal

It is, we wanted to make a record that reflected our love of Hard-Rock music and it is sort of Metal though we don't really describe ourselves as Metal.

- Adam Rich

Which Feature Film

I did manage to secure a feature film for 2005, though, which I'm really chuffed about.

- Adam Rickitt

May General

My general plan is good, though in the detail there may be faults.

- Adam Weishaupt

Trust Wife

I am a simple man, though my wife says I am complicated. I'll trust her on that one.

- Adam West

Like Making

I like the idea of a character that you wanna like even though you know he's making immoral choices throughout the film.

- Adam Wingard

Still Very

My prospects for life, though in a measure shaded with uncertainty, hardship and danger, are very animating and bright. My prospects for another life, blessed be God, are still brighter.

- Adoniram Judson

Still Realise

I realise I'm still a child, though I do feel older.

- Adora Svitak

Test Still

I realise I'm still a child, though I do feel older. I recently did an on-line test called 'What's Your True Age?' My result was 50-60 years old.

- Adora Svitak

Away Private

Even though we work in the same field, we have an intense private life away from our professional lives.

- Adrian Edmondson

Thought Young Girl

Actually, I never really thought I would be a model. I never knew a lot about fashion and magazines, and I never paid attention to it. I was a young girl, though.

- Adriana Lima

Beauty Very

Even though beauty is very much my heritage, my real passion is accessories and home.

- Aerin Lauder

Streams Hasten

And though all streams flow from a single course to cleanse the blood from polluted hand, they hasten on their course in vain.

- Aeschylus

Materialistic Even

Fashion isn't me, even though I work in it. It's just materialistic stuff.

- Agyness Deyn

TV Literally

I don't have a TV at my house. I literally do not. I have a television, but I don't have anything plugged into it, though. I watch DVDs.

- Aimee Teegarden

Like Turned

Even though marriage is doomed, if you turned it into a job you like and really work at it - it can be salvaged.

- Al Goldstein

Moments Attractive

Many moments in religion seem attractive to me even though I can't believe in any of it.

- Alain de Botton

Doing Deliver

I'm greedy for that satisfaction of doing something hard and knowing that, even though I was afraid I couldn't do it, that somehow I can deliver.

- Alan Alda

Think Invading

Genius, scholar, and war hero though he is, you have to admit - or maybe you should think about admitting - that George Bush might have rushed things a little in invading Iraq.

- Alan Colmes

Ease Making

I'm quite good, though I say it myself, at making strangers feel at ease.

- Alan Cumming

Think Terror

I don't think I've ever frightened myself before when writing, but there were areas where there was terror, as though I was looking into somewhere that I didn't know existed before, and it frightened me.

- Alan Garner

Next Still

Even though they won't finish in the top four this season, they will still be of the contenders next season.

- Alan Hansen

Been Couple

You could not have predicted the amazing discoveries at Pluto, even though we have been to a couple of objects in the solar system that were at least a little analogous to Pluto.

- Alan Stern

Rather Had

I have had a dream indicating rather clearly that I am on the way to being hetero, though I don't accept it with much enthusiasm either awake or in the dreams.

- Alan Turing

Thoughts Think

I watch what I eat. I'm careful with exercise. I do enough to try to stay healthy, but I don't overdo, and I pace myself... Most important of all though, I try to think healthy thoughts.

- Alana Stewart

Tell Prepared

If there's a story I absolutely cannot tell without faster-than-light travel, then I am quite prepared to accept it - even though I don't personally believe it is possible.

- Alastair Reynolds

Father Young

Even though my father was a radio comedian, it wasn't cool to say, at a young age, 'I want to be a comedian.'

- Albert Brooks

Father Young

My roots were in acting. That's all I wanted to be. Even though my father was a radio comedian, it wasn't cool to say, at a young age, 'I want to be a comedian.'

- Albert Brooks

Abuse Still

Let's suppose somebody abused you sexually. You still had a choice, though not a good one, about what to tell yourself about the abuse.

- Albert Ellis

May Access

But the Congress has made the determination that certain kinds of information can be protected even though the American people may want to have access to information.

- Alberto Gonzales

Beauty Things

What beauty is, I know not, though it adheres to many things.

- Albrecht Durer

Death Hands

A belief in hell and the knowledge that every ambition is doomed to frustration at the hands of a skeleton have never prevented the majority of human beings from behaving as though death were no more than an unfounded rumor.

- Aldous Huxley

Love Reminder

It's good to have a reminder that we can love ourselves and be beautiful even though we don't really fit into certain standards of what beauty may be.

- Alessia Cara

Quantity Always

No matter the risks we take, we always consider the end to be too soon, even though in life, more than anything else, quality should be more important than quantity.

- Alex Honnold

Will Like

Conservatives frequently complain of being frozen out of the culture industry, though, like all industries, the culture industry will produce or sell anything it expects to profit from.

- Alex Pareene

Love Twas

'Twas drink made me fall in love, And love made me run into debt, And though I have struggled and struggled and strove, I cannot get out of them yet.

- Alexander Brome

Like Which

Our passions are like convulsion fits, which, though they make us stronger for a time, leave us the weaker ever after.

- Alexander Pope

Restaurant Hyde

I never even went to Jekyll & Hyde's restaurant. I loved the Greenwich Village Halloween Parade, though.

- Alexandra Daddario

Wake Up Used

I try not to have the computer in the bedroom. I used to sleep with it, though. I used to wake up spooning my laptop.

- Alexis Ohanian

Better Even

I have to say, 'Gravity' is better in 3-D, even though in 2-D the quality of the picture is better. But the 3-D is better.

- Alfonso Cuaron

Sharing Editor

The writer who can't do his job looks to his editor to do it for him, though he won't dream of sharing his royalties with that editor.

- Alfred A. Knopf

Beholder Which

Though the artist must remain master of his craft, the surface, at times raised to the highest pitch of loveliness, should transmit to the beholder the sensation which possessed the artist.

- Alfred Sisley

May Likely

A hospital may spend several million dollars separating a pair of conjoined twins even though that separation is likely to leave them worse off.

- Alice Dreger

Quantity Productive

Though I have no productive worth, I have a certain value as an indestructible quantity.

- Alice James

The Most Important

Women often have a fraught relationship with their mothers, even though that's the most important relationship in their lives.

- Alice Lowe

Records Shape

The brank, or scold's bridle, was unknown in America in its English shape: though from colonial records we learn that scolding women were far too plentiful, and were gagged for that annoying and irritating habit.

- Alice Morse Earle

Hidden Level

On a spiritual level, it's as though with my sighted eye I see what's before me, and with my unsighted eye I see what's hidden. It's illuminated life more than darkened it.

- Alice Walker

Large Certainly

It certainly seems as though a great majority of genre is conflict-focused and, not only that, but focused on large physical conflicts.

- Aliette de Bodard

Song Still

The ancient media of speech and song and theater were radically reshaped by writing, though they were never entirely supplanted, a comfort perhaps to those of us who still thrill to the smell of a library.

- Alison Gopnik

Complacency False

Photography can be a deceitful, superficial medium that leads us into believing something even though we know it's not necessarily true. It lulls us into a false sense of complacency.

- Alison Jackson

Still Before

I still get really nervous, though, before each performance. It kind of hits about 15 minutes before we go onstage - sometimes I don't even want to go on. But once I'm onstage I'm fine.

- Alison Lohman

Been Mostly

Movies began as a communal experience. Even though we now watch them as DVD's, sometimes alone on our computers, mostly in the history of cinema it has been a communal experience.

- Alison Owen

Algeria Numerous

Following 9/11, intelligence indicated numerous links between al-Qa'eda and Algeria. It began to look as though the roots of jihad could be traced back to the war in Algeria that began 50 years ago.

- Alistair Horne

Longest Certainly

Though not the longest battle in history - that was Verdun - Stalingrad was certainly the most pitiless, an adjective that reappears regularly in Mr. Beevor's classic work.

- Alistair Horne

Going Musical

I did go to a performing arts school, so that facilitated my creativity, though I ended up going in a more musical direction.

- Alycia Debnam-Carey

Ignored Having

I went from being able to walk down the street and be ignored to having men whistle at me. I was an insecure young girl, and it felt good to have attention, even though it was inappropriate.

- Amanda de Cadenet

Believe Feel

Even though I don't believe in God, I feel strangely compelled to fight the atheist label.

- Amber Heard

Winning Like

Like every poor person, I used to dream about winning the lottery. I didn't just get money, though. I got fame. And I got fame before I got money, and it was scary.

- Amber Rose

Own Read

Even though many Indians can read or speak English, for most, it is not their first language. At the office, we speak in English, but we consume our culture in our own language.

- Amish Tripathi


Most educated Indians are bilingual. Amongst the urban elite though, there is a disdain for regional languages. That's unfortunate.

- Amish Tripathi

Read Maybe

I know I mispronounce things constantly, because maybe I read more than I talk, but I don't know the proper way to say a lot of things, even though I know what they are. But then I know I look like a moron.

- Amy Heckerling

Pretty Tend

I tend to eat pretty healthy, though, and I work out - I work out hard.

- Amy Schumer

Like Before

I like pin-up girls. I'm more of a boy than a girl. I'm not a lesbian, though - not before a sambuca anyway.

- Amy Winehouse

Made Treated

I can begin to understand how anchor monsters are made. If you're not careful, you can become used to being treated as though you're special and begin to expect it.

- Anderson Cooper

Kind Used

I'm comfortable in front of a camera, and I'm used to being watched, although that kind of bugged me at first. On the stage, though, I'm scared. I really get frightened in front of people.

- Andie MacDowell

Behind I Write

I write - so it would seem - to recapture, to preserve and return to the past, though I might just as easily be writing to forget and put that past behind me.

- Andre Aciman

Young Egypt

Egypt wants to be young again. Israel must show it never grew old. Egypt wants to wake up and dream again. Israel must learn to dream though it cannot sleep.

- Andre Aciman

Brought Nicely

The truth is I was nicely brought up and taught not to show my rage even though it was building up inside.

- Andrea McLean

Sometimes Some

I am, in some sense, a writer. Even though I kinda downplay the word thing, I do enjoy writing sometimes.

- Andrew Bird

Actor Very

Even though I'm an actor, I'm a very bad liar.

- Andrew Lincoln

Rather Sentiment

I don't want my poems to be sentimental, though I do acknowledge that sentiment is probably rather under-reported in a lot of people's feelings a lot of the time.

- Andrew Motion

My Life Been

Even though I'm from the Midwest, the majority of my life has been spent on the coasts where being gay wasn't really much of a conversation.

- Andrew Rannells

Purpose Part

Confrontation is something that I accept as part of the project though not its purpose.

- Andy Goldsworthy

Pretty Grows

But typically for a project like the Mac, the size we had was pretty good. And it has different stages. The team grows as you have to write manuals and do testing... though the Mac had no formal testing.

- Andy Hertzfeld

Down Corridor

I don't really rate press conferences. It's not as though I leave the room fist-pumping my way down the corridor after a good one.

- Andy Roddick

Handsome Old

Gollum is Gollum - though in 'Lord of the Rings' he's 600 years old and in 'The Hobbit' he's 540, so he looks a little bit more handsome.

- Andy Serkis

Trust Largest

The savings rate in Italy is high, but the markets do not trust Italy even though it's the third largest economy in the European Union and the eighth in the world.

- Anibal Cavaco Silva

Spanish Compare

One of my favorite poets, Neruda, writes close to the bone. Though I know only a little Spanish, I like to compare the Spanish and English lines and see how the translator worked.

- Anita Diament

Always Amount

I'm one of those people who always wanted to be a writer, so I have a fair amount of juvenilia, though fortunately, I was too old for my juvenilia to be on the Internet.

- Ann Leckie

Think Pretty

I consider myself a pretty good extemporaneous speaker. Even though I don't like speaking in front of people, I don't think I'm bad at it.

- Anna D. Shapiro

Friendship Go

Why do we go around acting as though everything was friendship and reliability when basically everything everywhere is full of sudden hate and ugliness?

- Anna Freud

Be True Correct

It is better to be true to what you believe, though that be wrong, than to be false to what you believe, even if that belief is correct.

- Anna Howard Shaw

Smile Outside World

Remember even though the outside world might be raining, if you keep on smiling the sun will soon show its face and smile back at you.

- Anna Lee

Will Tenderness

Though just biographical record will touch the failings of the good and the eminent with tenderness.

- Anna Seward

Sneakers Very

I see a lot of women in these great-looking sneakers, as though they are almost very influenced by sport.

- Anna Wintour

Immigration Form

Gentrification is a form of immigration, though almost nobody calls it that.

- Annalee Newitz

May Stories

I'm usually working on my own mythology, my own realm of created characters. Stories in mythology inspire me, though I may not be conscious of it.

- Anne Rice

Always However

I have always made my own rules, in poetry as in life - though I have tried of late to cooperate more with my family. I do, however, believe that without order or pattern poetry is useless.

- Anne Stevenson