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Top 100 Down Talk Quotes

#1. The thing about interviews is that if someone interviews you, and they're an idiot, then they make you sound like an idiot, too. They ask you stupid questions, and they bring you down to their level. It's tempting to not ever want to talk to anybody, but you can't do that. - Author: Dean Wareham
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#2. So, do you have to send The Piano Man the secret code word to come down?"
"Did you just call Josh The Piano Man?"
"Well, I thought we should have a code name for him in case anyone's listening when we talk about you, and your mom said he plays the piano. - Author: Jennifer Comeaux
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#3. When I talk football with my friends, I don't talk about Tom Brady's hair. I talk about how he handles the blitz, or how he runs his offense. I talk as a fan. I don't want pink jerseys, and I don't want dumbed-down content. I want to be treated as a real fan - because I am proud to be one. - Author: Indra Nooyi
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#4. Talk about not knowing other people - why, when you came right down to it, you didn't even know yourself! - Author: Robert Bloch
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#5. I think about how no one in the car would come out and say it. We all know about these laws, we live here, but we don't talk about them. This is the first time I've ever seen them written down. - Author: Kathryn Stockett
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#6. I would like to sit down with Oprah, just because I'd like to talk to her. I want to sit down and, like, converse. Like, 'Honey, let's chat!' - Author: Ross Mathews
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#7. After Lucca died, everything shut down. I couldn't eat. I couldn't sleep. I couldn't talk. Somehow they got me on the plane and back home. - Author: Lisa Schroeder
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#8. Don't call me when you're stuck in traffic. It's not my fault that radio sucks and did it ever occur to you that there wouldn't be so much traffic if people like you put down the phone and concentrated on the road ... besides I can't talk now, I'm in the car behind you trying to watch a DVD. - Author: Bill Maher
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#9. I never really write the jokes. I just sit down over a week or two and try to figure out what I want to talk about. Once I narrow that down, then I start working on the material, like "How do I make this stuff funny?" - Author: Chris Rock
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#10. Look, I think if you talk down to a kid or aim specifically at a kid, most kids aren't gonna like it, really, because most kids can feel when you are being patronizing. - Author: Brad Bird
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#11. Everything starts to break down, however, when a species gains language. What we talk about isn't what we experience - we speak chiefly of interesting things, and those tend to be things that are uncommon. - Author: Brian Christian
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#12. There's something up ahead,' I said. 'Something really bad.' 'So of course we're heading straight for it,' said Penny. 'At some point, we're going to have to sit down and have a serious talk about making better lifestyle decisions. - Author: Simon R. Green
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#13. But there was something about Dash Wallace that felt safe. Maybe it was the way he'd shut down all the fuck talk to hear what I had to say, or maybe it was the way he never made me feel as though he was doing me a favor by wanting me. - Author: C.D. Reiss
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#14. Vainly you talk about voting it down. When you have cast your millions of ballots, you have not reached the evil. It has fastened its root deep into the heart of the nation, and nothing but God's truth and love can cleanse the land. We must change the moral sentiment. - Author: Frederick Douglass
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#15. I can't just open myself up the way some people can. And down here, you're raised a certain way. You're taught to keep some things private, family matters especially. It's just the way it's done."

"Everyone worships the past but no one really wants to talk about it. - Author: Cathy Holton
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#16. I do the same gig. I might change it a little; I might slow it down if I'm in the South. I talk fast, and they're not used to people talking that fast. - Author: Lewis Black
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#17. If only one in 1,000 people that I talk to goes on to write a good book, that's one more good book that I've helped along ... and maybe it will be a book I love myself five or 10 years down the line. - Author: Garth Nix
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#18. The old huntsman was a surprisingly good teacher. He didn't belabor his points, didn't talk down to us, and didn't mind questions. Even Tempi's trouble with the language didn't frustrate him. Even - Author: Patrick Rothfuss
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#19. I try not to be preachy, I just try to deal with people on their own level, not to try to talk down or up to a person. - Author: Chali 2na
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#20. Next time you meet a doctor, and you sit down in his office and he starts to talk, if you have the sense that he isn't listening to you, that he's talking down to you, and that he isn't treating you with respect, listen to that feeling. You have thin-sliced him and found him wanting. - Author: Malcolm Gladwell
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#21. I feel my shows are like a late-night talk show that we settle down and do every night. - Author: John Mayer
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#22. What kind of person actually sits down and decides that no one should be allowed to end a sentence with a preposition? Not even decide what ideas you should or shouldn't talk about, but to actually make rules about what order to put your words in ... It's such an amazing kind of petty tyranny. - Author: Jonathan Blum Kate Orman
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#23. At the Grammys, you walk down the halls and everyone's got five security guards. You can't talk to anybody. You always feel out of place, like, 'Hey, the rednecks are in town!' - Author: Dave Haywood
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#24. Sometimes they open it up like a package in the presence of a person they can talk to,' she said. 'Someone they can trust.' She held out her hands. 'Any person who is carrying a lot of sadness,' she said, 'needs to be able to rest sometimes, and to put it down. - Author: Julia A. Schumacher
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#25. Sometimes girls would come in and audition and they'd talk down, and it was like, "No, no, talk to the human eye level." - Author: Jason Gann
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#26. Evangelical Christians and I can sit down and talk one on one about how much we love Jesus, and yet I'm not carried in Christian bookstores. - Author: Anne Lamott
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#27. You have got to sit down and talk to people. You can't understand people from a distance. - Author: Yitzhak Rabin
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#28. Many of our students say, 'We wish we had a mentor in high school. We wish we had someone we could spend more time with, who paid more attention to us, who I could sit down with and talk to when I had a problem.' So relationships are critical. - Author: Gerald Chertavian
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#29. My father-in-law saw me at a dance performance. The next day, I got a phone call, and the caller said, 'I'm Dhirubhai Ambani ... may I talk to Nita?' I said, 'It's a wrong number' and put down the phone. Then he called again ... and I said, 'If you're Dhirubhai Ambani, then I'm Elizabeth Taylor.' - Author: Nita Ambani
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#30. He glanced furtively up and down the hallway. "Hodge too. Everyone wants to talk to me. Except you, I bet you don't want to talk to me," said Jace.
"No," said Clary. "I want to eat. I'm starving. - Author: Cassandra Clare
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#31. I glance down his body. He's still wearing his shorts and his shirt, and I still have my T-shirt on. Jeez
talk about wham, bam, thank you ma'am. - Author: E.L. James
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#32. Yukiko steered the subject away from sex as fast as she could. She was still occasionally woken by nightmares about the day her father had tried to sit her down for "the talk". - Author: Jay Kristoff
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#33. A lot of those comics can't hold down relationships and they've got no other life apart from performing. They sleep in their Jags and a lot of them can't even talk. All they can do is tell gags. - Author: Alexei Sayle
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#34. Sometimes when we're standing at the edge, we don't need anyone to talk us down ... we just need a push. - Author: Buffi Neal
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#35. I like talking about subjects that aren't funny in the first place and making them funny. So anything down and depressing is something I'll talk about. - Author: Chris Rock
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#36. The rabbits mingled naturally. They did not talk for talking's sake, in the artificial manner that human beings - and sometimes even their dogs and cats - do. But this did not mean that they were not communicating; merely that they were not communicating by talking. - Author: Richard Adams
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#37. That's what sofas are for: sit down, drink a cup of tea, talk of literature. At least that's how I see it. - Author: Sophie Divry
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#38. The dictator says "You are allowed to think as you want" but never write it down or talk about it. If you cross these borders we cannot guarantee your security - Author: Bangambiki Habyarimana
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#39. I will keep an eye on Diatribe, with her big talk and heroic gestures, to see with what force she will bring down my Achilles, when hitherto she has never managed to hit a common soldier, not even a Thersites, but she has shot her miserable self to pieces with her own weapons. - Author: Martin Luther
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#40. I'm not worried about facing the Sacramento Queens. Write it down. Take a picture. I'm not going to talk about this all year. When I get back, there's going to be trouble. - Author: Shaquille O'Neal
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#41. one of Chloe's models 'as gone down wif leprosy . . ."
"Wait," interrupted Niall. "Leprosy?"
"That's what Chlo said. That fing wif your throat where you can't talk."
"That's laryngitis. - Author: Alexis Hall
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#42. Once, my little sister was walking down the street in her thick black glasses, and a homeless man muttered, Talk nerdy to me. - Author: Lena Dunham
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#43. Friends have suggested that I am the least qualified person to talk about happiness, because I am often down, and sometimes profoundly depressed. But I think that's where my qualification comes from. Because to know happiness, it helps to know unhappiness. - Author: Alastair Campbell
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#44. I'd like to talk to Sean Hannity in a controlled environment and say, 'O.K., you can't interrupt and jump up and down like a professional wrestler.' - Author: Henry Rollins
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#45. We done with this talk about everything?"
"Yes," I answered.
"You good?" he asked.
Oh yes. I was good. I nodded but added another soft, "Yes."
His hands slid down over my ass and he ordered, "Then hop up baby, Time to f**k. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#46. I was walking down the street, and I found a man's hand in my pocket. I asked, "What do you want?" "A match" "Why didn't you ask me?" "I don't talk to strangers." - Author: Henny Youngman
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#47. What do sunflowers talk about after dusk
when the wind goes down and the moon comes up? - Author: David Etter
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#48. Your characters get angry at you if you speak about them and stop you from giving birth to them on the page in revenge. Real writers sit down and write. Wannabe writers sit around and talk. - Author: Joe Eszterhas
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#49. Software innovation, like almost every other kind of innovation, requires the ability to collaborate and share ideas with other people, and to sit down and talk with customers and get their feedback and understand their needs. - Author: Bill Gates
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#50. We - by whom I mean anyone over sixty - commit two offenses just by existing. One is Lack of Velocity. We drive too slowly, walk too slowly, talk too slowly. The world will do business with dictators, perverts, and drug barons of all stripes, but being slowed down it cannot abide. - Author: David Mitchell
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#51. The intellectual is called on the carpet ... Don't you conceal something? You talk a language which is suspect. You don't talk like the rest of us, like the man in the street, but rather like a foreigner who does not belong here. We have to cut you down to size, expose your tricks, purge you. - Author: Herbert Marcuse
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#52. If you ever go to talk to an editor you don't want to be able to turn down a job because you can't do what is necessary. - Author: Mike Royer
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#53. Death disapearance was what you didnt talk about. like a sewer running under the street, the shit was down there, out of sight, but you could smell it, it didnt go away, it didnt vanish - Author: Janet Fitch
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#54. I wake up in the morning and my mind starts making sentences, and I have to get rid of them fast - talk them or write them down. - Author: Ernest Hemingway,
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#55. Peace comes when you talk to the guy you most hate. And that's where the courage of a leader comes, because when you sit down with your enemy, you as a leader must already have very considerable confidence from your own constituency. - Author: Desmond Tutu
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#56. When I sit down to talk to men's magazines, there's a certain character that I play. She's not fully fleshed out - she doesn't have her own name - but she shows up to do men's-magazine interviews. - Author: Megan Fox
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#57. When I was recording from '70 to '82, I always played piano and laid the tracks down. But I used to talk to the other musicians while the track was playing. - Author: Roy Ayers
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#58. Reading off a Teleprompter is an easy skill to do passably well and a difficult skill to do very well. I still have room for improvement there. I still talk too fast and I'm trying to slow myself down. - Author: Chris Hayes
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#59. I don't see why anyone should put me down for my job. I'm bright. I'm intelligent. I turn letters - so what? I also talk. I talk on the show! People know my name on the show. - Author: Vanna White
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#60. Helena Bonham-Carter and I sat down to talk about [Cinderella movie] and she said, 'I really want to do it but only one thing I insist on and that's wings.' She had to have wings and [costume designer] Sandy Powell didn't want wings to begin with but had to be talked around, but that was fun. - Author: Kenneth Branagh
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#61. Qualityless simply means there is no way to discuss it. There is no way to pin it down. It could be anything at any given moment since infinity is not bound even by itself, nor the words that human beings choose to try and talk around it. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#62. You can talk so much. The proof is how you compete to the guy next to you and if a guy makes a mistake, you've got to be there to pick him up and not put him down. - Author: Anson Carter
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#63. A lot of times when I sit down with the other comics and try to talk theory, they say I'm being too serious. - Author: Joel Hodgson
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#64. they could talk and agree with themselves, the world was nailed down, and they loved it. They received a feeling of security. - Author: Ralph Ellison
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#65. I'm going in," Gansey said as Ronan sat down on the step beside Adam. As Gansey shut the door behind him, he heard Adam say, "I don't want to talk," and Ronan reply, "The fuck would I talk about? - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#66. We want to gently remind people that we don't have forever. In my work, I hear parents complain all the time that their children grow up so fast. But they don't take the time to sit down and talk to each other. The last bastion of getting together is around the table. - Author: Leo Buscaglia
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#67. The monsters want to talk, to share what happened. They want me to remember and write it all down. - Author: Daniel H. Wilson
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#68. My raps are a decision, rabble rousing, spiritual, like gospel music. I don't want to dance. We have so many things to deal with, we need to talk straight up and down. - Author: Tupac Shakur
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#69. I hear people talk in my head, and I write it down. I choose where they live and how they dress to be real. - Author: Nicole Holofcener
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#70. People who wash much have a high mind about it, and talk down to those who wash little. - Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson
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#71. When you talk about obesity, there's so many things that can cause that. It can be a medical thing, or down to the individual. There's a lot of other things involved than eating a Mars bar. - Author: Peter Shilton
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#72. Poetry's unnat'ral; no man ever talked in poetry 'cept a beadle on boxin' day, or Warren's blackin' or Rowland's oil, or some o' them low fellows; never you let yourself down to talk poetry, my boy. - Author: Charles Dickens
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#73. Laughter is the only thing that cuts trouble down to a size where you can talk to it. -- character Billy Clyde Puckett in Semi-Tough - Author: Dan Jenkins
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#74. Kids are all computer-savvy. Sit down and write to your parents on the computer. And just say, I have some questions and I'm scared. There's some stuff I don't know and I really need to talk to you about sex. Tear it off and put it on their pillow. They'll read it. - Author: Sue Johanson
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#75. We've fallen down on our responsibility to our children by somehow creating this world where they're surrounded by images of sexuality; and yet, we as adults struggle to talk to kids honestly about sex, the rules of dignity and consent. - Author: Laurie Halse Anderson
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#76. I don't yell at people, I don't mistreat people. I don't talk down to people, so no one else in this building, in this vicinity, has the right to do it. - Author: Oprah Winfrey
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#77. The time to talk about it [genetic engineering to improve a baby's genes] in schools and churches and magazines and debate societies is now. If you wait, five years from now the gene doctor will be hanging out the MAKE A SMARTER BABY sign down the street. - Author: Arthur Caplan
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#78. Dates with actors, finally, just seemed to me evenings of shop talk. I got sick of it after a hile. So the more famous I became, the more I narrowed down my choices. - Author: Hedy Lamarr
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#79. his talk dwelt on walls and weapons, and the mustering of men; and he drew plans for great alliances and glorious victories to be; and he cast down Mordor, and became himself a mighty king, benevolent and wise. Suddenly - Author: J.R.R. Tolkien
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#80. [When] I was young and I listened to everything - I took everything to heart. I didn't really realize how much people want to talk badly about you when you're down, or kick you when you're down. As basketball players, people think everybody's ultra-confident. But that's not the case. - Author: Blake Griffin
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#81. She ( Margaret Thatcher )is democratic enough to talk down to anyone - Author: Austin Mitchell
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#82. Growing up, dinner was when we would sit down, the whole family, and we would talk about our days and just create memories with one another. Now some of my favorite memories are eating and making food with my son. - Author: Tia Mowry
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#83. Most people, when they reach a certain age, let down and talk about what they used to do. Well, who gives a damn about what you used to do? It's what you're doing now. - Author: Jack LaLanne
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#84. Sisyphus, I. I cling to my rock, you don't have to chain me. Stand back! I roll it up - up, up. And ... down we go. I knew that would happen. See, I'm on my feet again. See, I'm starting to roll it up again. Don't try to talk me out of it. Nothing, nothing could tear me away from this rock. - Author: Susan Sontag
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#85. Joy comes to us in moments - ordinary moments. We risk missing out on joy when we get too busy chasing down the extraordinary. Scarcity culture may keep us afraid of living small, ordinary lives, but when you talk to people who have survived great losses, it is clear that joy is not a constant. - Author: Brene Brown
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#86. Actually, have you ever noticed how a Negro, in particular down south, where they're pretty close to the soil, personifies MEST? The gatepost and the wagon and the whip and anything around there-a hat. They talk to them, you know. "What'sa mattuh wi' you hat?" They imbue them with personality. - Author: L. Ron Hubbard
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#87. Unemployment is down, confidence is up, DOW 5,000 above Bush - or as Republicans put it, let's talk about gay people and abortion! - Author: Bill Maher
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#88. When we sit down to write, we psychically enter a sanctuary. This safe haven is our own personal space where we can say whatever is on our mind, where we can talk about what matters most to us, where we can imagine the kind of world that we would like to live. - Author: Rob Bignell, Editor
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#89. I can walk down the street all day and people look at me, but they don't talk to me or stop me. - Author: Scott Speedman
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#90. The prospect of dating someone in her twenties becomes less appealing as you get older. At some point in your fife, your tolerance level goes down and you realize that, with someone much younger, there's nothing really to talk about. - Author: Clint Eastwood
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#91. If your brain's not right they have good people at the NHS to help you fix it and talk to and counselling to calm you down and to focus you. - Author: Frank Bruno
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#92. I looked down at the unicorn."Why didn't you tell me you could talk?"
"Didn't seem like the right time." He waggled his chin at me. "Besides, this way I could look at your ta-tas without you caring. Hubba hubba." His lips smacked.
-brush of darkness - Author: Allison Pang
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#93. Some people meet me sometimes and they sit down and talk to me for a while and ask me my name and say, 'Oh, you're the guy'. - Author: Leonard Little
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#94. I'm going down 2 Alphabet Street I'm gonna crown the first girl that I meet I'm gonna talk so sexy She'll want me from my head 2 my feet. - Author: Prince
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#95. How's it going down there?"
"It's weird. They're too polite, they talk funny, and stuff has too much shine on it. But the coffee's worse than Central's, so that's something. - Author: J.D. Robb
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#96. I would bring myself down to his level. I would talk to him about bridge, and golf, and politics, and neckties. And the grown-up would be greatly pleased to have met such a sensible man. - Author: Antoine De Saint-Exupery
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#97. The debt is like a crazy aunt we keep down in the basement. All the neighbors know she's there, but nobody wants to talk about her. - Author: Ross Perot
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#98. I'm just making fun music so you can let your guard down and enjoy it, don't worry about what's cool and what's not. - Author: Girl Talk
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#99. My advice to writers is this:
Walk, talk, breathe, laugh, cry, fall, rise, fail, succeed, run, jump, love, hate, hide, seek, learn, work, play, feel, LIVE.
Then write it down. - Author: S. Alex Martin
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#100. A roast is like a get-together where people come down and talk about you and dog you out, the way you came up, the knucklehead things that you did, stuff like that. - Author: Bootsy Collins
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