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#1. Of course it would be hard. But I remembered what my nurseryman grandfather used to say when I didn't want to go to school: half the work in the world was done by people who didn't feel so good today. - Author: Rollo Romig
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#2. When we hold hands, it seems as if our blood flows together. We could kiss forever if we didn't have to go to school or work. - Author: Gary Chapman
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#3. (On her work in Keep Your Powder Dry) I didn't want to do it, but they said if I did it they would give me Undercurrent with Robert Taylor. Then they gave Undercurrent to Katharine Hepburn, so I left MGM. - Author: Laraine Day
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#4. I didn't do anything for two years but work on 'Gone Baby Gone,' and it was miserable and hard, but at the end? It is a good movie. I liked it very much. If it had been dismissed and deemed worthless, it would been definitely devastating. But that didn't happen. - Author: Ben Affleck
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#5. I couldn't practice feng shui if I didn't believe in it, and I wouldn't believe in it if I hadn't seen it work. - Author: Clear Englebert
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#6. I always wanted to write when I was a kid; it just never occurred to me that you could have a job that didn't involve any actual work ... I felt it would be fun to have a job like that where you could make stuff up and be irresponsible and get paid for it. - Author: Dave Barry
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#7. I would prefer it if people thought that I didn't work hard, that I just played the guitar for three minutes a week and was like, 'Check out this song - what do you think?' That would be ideal. I would prefer telling people that I'm just truly talented. - Author: Julian Casablancas
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#8. I didn't know what was going on, didn't understand a bit of it, didn't like any of it. Maybe that's why the first thing I packed was my guns. If your brain won't work, wave a gun around. Sometimes that helps. - Author: James Crumley
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#9. He was a typical workaholic, driven to succeed and willing to put in the hours to do so. It didn't leave much time for a social life. (Greg) - Author: Lynsay Sands
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#10. The three things I said when I came out of school were I want to work consistently, I want to do good work and I want to be paid fairly, and that's happened. But I didn't become an actress for the money. I do it for other reasons. - Author: Angela Bassett
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#11. Singing didn't really come naturally to me, I don't think. I had to really work at it. I just kept singing. I never was really worried about it, though, because I was writing songs, and that was the most important thing to me. - Author: Tom Odell
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#12. Because I was able to submerge myself into the character, I didn't have to go back and forth. You don't have to work hard to bring emotions. It all just comes naturally, you're there living it. - Author: Camilla Belle
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#13. I thought if I quit looking around for you, I would forget you. I thought if I avoided you, I could get you out of my head. But it didn't work. - Author: Rachel Gibson
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#14. Work as we know it now is a very recent historical development. It didn't exist before the great agricultural revolutions that made intensive farming possible about twelve thousand years ago. - Author: Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi
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#15. I just made the decision that I was going to try comedy, and if didn't work, then I knew it didn't work. Then I would go back and do whatever. But at least I wouldn't torture myself the rest of my life, wondering whatever would have happened. - Author: Bob Newhart
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#16. S they sat, him on the sofa and her in a chair, she added, "I know you enjoy coffee, I'd offer you some. But, the last time I got you coffee, it didn't work out so well for me."
Tony smirked, "God, Claire you're something else. I can't imagine anyone else joking about that. - Author: Aleatha Romig
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#17. This is a difference between being a governor and being in a legislature. Because when something doesn't work in New Jersey, they look at me, say: "Why didn't it get done? Why didn't you do it?" You have to be responsible and accountable. - Author: Chris Christie
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#18. TV was my life, growing up. I ran home from school to watch television, and even did my homework with the TV on - my mom had a rule that as long as my grades didn't fall, I was allowed to. So it was my dream to work in television. - Author: Melissa Rauch
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#19. We tried - we tried for a year, and we tried different methods and different - and I had in vitro and it didn't work. It didn't stick. It didn't - didn't produce a baby at all. - Author: Cheryl Tiegs
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#20. I think it's easiest to teach by example. My dad didn't tell us to work hard; we just saw how hard he worked. I know I have shortcomings - like a short fuse - but I've learned you can't come home from a long day of work and snap at the kids. - Author: Chris O'Donnell
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#21. I used to take it personally when a casting director didn't like me or I didn't get picked for something. Now I realize you can't do that. It'll mess with your self-esteem. Don't take rejection overly personally. If that doesn't work out, there's something else waiting for you. - Author: Sierra McCormick
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#22. I wanted to be a part of the first 'Twilight' movie, and unfortunately, it didn't work out so great. So when they came back and were like, 'Do you want to come in for a part for the second movie,' I was like, 'Absolutely.' - Author: Jamie Campbell Bower
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#23. I did like hanging out with all the rock'n'roll boys - it was fun but all those relationships didn't work out. - Author: Denise Van Outen
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#24. Mother didn't say anything about our money, and she won't wish us to give up everything. Let's each buy what we want, and have a little fun; I'm sure we work hard enough to earn it, cried Jo, examining the heels of her shoes in a gentlemanly manner. - Author: Louisa May Alcott
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#25. It's not at all good when your cancer is 'palpable' from the outside. Especially when, as at this stage, they didn't even know where the primary source was. Carcinoma works cunningly from the inside out. Detection and treatment often work more slowly and gropingly, from the outside in. - Author: Christopher Hitchens
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#26. You know why it didn't work out with him?" "Why?" "Because God made you for me." Not - Author: Penelope Ward
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#27. Malander had an idea and was trying to work it out, but it would take him time. Sometimes people never saw things clearly until it was too late and they no longer had the strength to start again. Or else they forgot their idea along the way and didn't even realise that they forgotten. - Author: Tove Jansson
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#28. I've never had a very quiet voice. I tried in choir to make it smaller, and it just didn't work out. And I listened to a lot of soul music when I was growing up on my own accord. But I was mostly into Mama Cass and Gladys Knight, and they all had big voices too; just different than mine. - Author: Beth Ditto
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#29. I'm Canadian - I came from a small island off Vancouver. I moved to Vancouver and a couple months later moved to Los Angeles for work. It was very adventurous. It was kind of scary - I didn't know anybody. - Author: Shaun Sipos
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#30. I didn't love stickers and unicorns and stuff, but just if I were to ride on the back of a beast to work, I want it to be a frickin' unicorn. - Author: Laura Benanti
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#31. I did undergo hypnotherapy, and it didn't work! The guy couldn't put me under. I was very disappointed. I was very keen to be suggested, to have somebody tell me to run naked or cluck like a chicken or whatever, but it didn't work for me, I'm afraid. - Author: James McAvoy
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#32. I think one of the things I was most interested in finding out was how differently we approached our work. And my reality was that we didn't approach it very differently at all, which was funny. - Author: Kiefer Sutherland
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#33. I used to think that you could get to a level of success where the laws of the universe didn't apply. But they do. It's still life on life's terms, not on movie-star terms. I still have to work at relationships. I still have to work on my weight and some of my other demons. - Author: Chris Farley
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#34. I didn't want it to have any technical virtuosity; I wanted it to just be really clear how it was made. For my work in general, it's always really clear how it is made. - Author: Josh Smith
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#35. You know, I went out on a normal amount of dates in my early 20s, and I got absolutely slaughtered for it. And it took a lot of hard work and altering my decision-making. I didn't date for two and a half years. Should I have had to do that? No. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#36. Any acting job that I ever got, I always treated it like I was a neophyte; I didn't know what I was doing, and I was going to work just as hard as I do on my stand-up. - Author: Patton Oswalt
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#37. Some claim that depression can be "prayed away" or is caused when you don't have enough God in your life. I tried God once but it didn't work well so I cut the dose by a third - Author: Jenny Lawson
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#38. Find the Silver Lining: When things don't work out the way you wish, always look for some positive outcome to the situation working out the way it did. For example, you can always be grateful that things didn't turn out even worse. - Author: Zelig Pliskin
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#39. We've got nine generations of farmers in my family, in Warwickshire. And I do feel connected to being a farmer's son. There was a time when I didn't, when I rebelled against it, but there's certainly that sort of work ethic within me. - Author: Joseph Mawle
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#40. I don't like the word ['classic']. It makes you think we didn't do any work. - Author: Ralph Lauren
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#41. You can't explain grace, anyway, especially when it arrives almost despite yourself. I didn't even ask for it, yet somehow it breached and began to work. - Author: Leif Enger
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#42. Pushing too hard will only make things freeze up. How many great problems have gone unsolved because men didn't know enough, or have enough faith in the creative process and in themselves, to let go for the whole mind to work at it? - Author: Daniel Keyes
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#43. I tried to copy some of his mannerisms at first but it didn't work. And then I just let the spirit of the character grow in me and it just took its rightful place. I started to speak the lines and it felt right. - Author: Derek Luke
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#44. The reason companies work is because you're able to get a lot of people doing the work; it's not because of this visionary. Steve Jobs didn't make Apple; it was a bunch of people. The building of the right team is an art in and of its own right. - Author: D.A. Wallach
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#45. Ironically, really good work often appears to be effortless. People will say, "Why didn't I think of that?" They won't see the years of toil and sweat that went into it. - Author: Austin Kleon
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#46. Claire to Tony: I know you enjoy coffee, I'd offer you some. But, the last time I got you coffee, it didn't work out so well for me. - Author: Aleatha Romig
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#47. The familiar (if loud) churn of the engine made it hard to talk, especially with the windows open (the air-conditioning didn't work), but the day was warm and they blasted the music and sang along. Nessa loved singing at full volume. She couldn't carry a tune, but with Bree it didn't matter. - Author: C.D. Bell
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#48. Communism didn't work because people weren't ready for it, it was corrupt, and because it squelched individualism. - Author: Tom Shadyac
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#49. On our first record, man, I didn't know what I was doing. I was just playing. I was over playing. You're as green as you can be with no experience in recording or knowing how sometimes a song can work: when it's too much, when it's not enough, when it's not right. - Author: Tommy Lee
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#50. My children were taught at an early age how money works and that it comes from hard work. They've been on a commission - not an allowance - since they were little. They learned that if they worked around the house, they got paid. If they didn't work, they didn't get paid. - Author: Dave Ramsey
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#51. Modern critics, who refuse to let a plain thing alone, have now started a theory that Cervantes's work is a vast piece of "symbolism." If so, Cervantes didn't know it himself and nobody thought of it for three hundred years. He meant it as a satire upon the silly romances of chivalry. - Author: Stephen Leacock
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#52. School didn't work for me. I hated it. - Author: Gary Paulsen
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#53. You're finally there, Robbie. On stage in front of huge audiences. All of your hard work has paid off. It's your time.
He didn't want any of that. As he looked at Zoey, the priorities he'd always set for himself fell away, leaving just one. One thing that mattered to him.
Her. - Author: Mari Carr
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#54. Acting didn't solve much! If it did, I would have ended up much less crazy than I am today, but I'm not. At least for me, acting is a relief - a relief to be able to admit certain things about myself and disguise in my work, in my characters. - Author: Dustin Hoffman
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#55. People try so hard to let go of their negative behaviors and thoughts, and it doesn't work, or it works only for a short time. I didn't let go of my negative thoughts; I questioned them, and then they let go of me, and so did my addictions and depression. - Author: Byron Katie
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#56. People think I'm against critics because they are negative to my work. That's not what bothers me. What bothers me is they didn't see the work. I have seen critics print stuff about stuff I cut out of the film before we ran it. So don't tell me about critics. - Author: Jerry Lewis
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#57. The streets were full of insane & dull people. Most of them lived in nice houses and didn't seem to work, and you wondered how they did it. - Author: Charles Bukowski
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#58. I been in plenty of fights and even more almost-fights. It's all about posturin'. You just gotta act tough."
"What if it didn't work? What if he took a swing at you?"
"Sensai say, 'Big like door, swift like glacier'. - Author: Marie Sexton
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#59. As a kid I loved John McEnroe. They called me Mac because, while everyone else liked Borg, I was crazy about McEnroe. I tried wearing headbands and sweatbands, and whooping at people. It didn't quite work. - Author: Sachin Tendulkar
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#60. When I was in Japan with my girlfriend Jessica, she would have had acupuncture every day if she could. I can just about stomach going to a chiropractor and I visited a talented one when I was there, but when he tried a needle on me, it was horrible. My muscles tightened and it didn't work at all. - Author: Jenson Button
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#61. Usually, I have a lot of acquaintance with the story before I start writing it. When I didn't have regular time to give to writing, stories would just be working in my head for so long that when I started to write I was deep into them. Now, I do that work by filling notebooks. - Author: Alice Munro
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#62. The treasury doesn't belong to the king, it belongs to the people." "I've tried that one before. It didn't work. If you can get arrested for taking something, it's not yours." "That's - Author: Heidi Heilig
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#63. The Magpie took off her glove and looked scornfully at him. Basta likes to use snakes to scare woman that reject his advances. It didn't work with Resa. How did it go exactly - didn't she finally put the snake outside your door, Basta? - Author: Cornelia Funke
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#64. First she got Jesus, probably fifteen years ago, and that didn't work out, so she tried Scientology, and that didn't help, but it cost a lot of money, so she tried Buddhism and yoga, and those didn't work, so she started drinking. I think that helped, because she's still drinking. - Author: John Sandford
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#65. You could argue that 'Sweeney Todd' was romantic, if you looked closely at it, but it didn't impart that to its audiences. But it's large, and it's melodramatic, and it's a style I like to work in periodically. - Author: Harold Prince
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#66. Okay then. The destiny didn't work with the Chosen One. So I'll do it instead. - Author: Deeba
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#67. Don't pass off your work to the new girl just because you don't like it." Kai winked at me as he moved back to his computer.
... "Stop going easy on the new girl just because you like her."
"Shut up, Will."
"What? You didn't want her to know? You're not hiding it very well." - Kai and Will - Author: H.R. Willaston
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#68. I was in love with HTML and certain that the whole world was about to learn it, ushering in a new era of DIY media, free expression, peace and democracy and human rights worldwide. That part didn't work out so well, although the kids prefer YouTube to TV, so that's something. - Author: Jeffrey Zeldman
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#69. Who we are might not fit but it can still work."
More tears filled my eyes and I didn't clear the hoarse from my voice when I said, "I hope that keeps going too."
"I get that, Justice. You haven't hidden you been into me from the start. Or, if you tried, you're shit at it. - Author: Kristen Ashley
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#70. I promised my mom that if, after a year of putting 150 percent into my career it didn't work out, I would go back to school. I never did go back. - Author: Queen Latifah
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#71. She could feel the emotional wedge between him and his father. It must be very hard for them to work together, she thought. Maybe she just didn't understand the ways of the super wealthy. - Author: Mike Wells
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#72. My dad had even hired an accompanist to play for me on a piano. But he had never pushed me to music because I don't think he wanted me to be hurt as much as he was if it didn't work. - Author: Kim Basinger
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#73. Years ago, when I was writing westerns, other writers who were friends of mine wanted me to collaborate with them. And it just didn't work. - Author: Gary Paulsen
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#74. As much as I thought the end of 'Friday Night Lights' was a really great ending, I was one of those people who wanted to make it into a movie. Even though it ultimately didn't work to do that movie, I did work with some of the other writers and by myself writing a script for that. - Author: Jason Katims
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#75. I tried playing electric for awhile and it just didn't work out. My reflexes are centered on the six string acoustic. I just played the electric too hard and it sounded awful, so I gave it up. - Author: Tom Rush
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#76. Sam was your brother, and Trick was your friend, but what they did had nothing to do with you. You don't have to choose. Just because me and your dad couldn't live together, didn't mean you had to stop loving one of us, did it? Doesn't work like that. Love doesn't work like that. - Author: C.J. Flood
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#77. It was very important that it be done in such a way that it be executed with complete conviction. If I had done it both ways, if I was trying to cover myself in case it didn't work, then it would have been to no purpose. - Author: Atom Egoyan
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#78. Before 'Cinderella Man,' I didn't box. But I boxed. It's possible. You go and you work hard at things. - Author: Craig Bierko
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#79. A mother was thinking of how to keep her naughty child in line she tried using the boogey man it didn't work ... she thought and thought then said "the Politician is going to get you" and he was never naughty again - Author: Rassool Jibraeel Snyman
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#80. When I didn't have a family, I was much more of a workaholic ... I still like to work, but I also want to be home with them. As you get older, you realize you need balance. If it's not fun, what's the point? - Author: Ben Stiller
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#81. I do believe that when your child does poorly on a test, your first step should not necessarily be to attack the teacher or the school's curriculum. It should be to look at the idea that, maybe, the child didn't work hard enough. - Author: Amy Chua
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#82. I didn't expect it was going to be easy. But hard work is a lot easier to tolerate when it's something you want to do instead of something you have no choice about. - Author: Lisa Kleypas
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#83. I didn't really work with Vin on it except we talked about it a little bit. I think it was kind of cool because we didn't think it was going to be that emotional. I don't think Vin knew I was going to be that emotional. - Author: Brittany Snow
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#84. I just love putting on the uniform; it's what I have done since I was 6 or 7 years old. It's the life I know. If I didn't love the life of baseball, I wouldn't work out like I do every winter. - Author: Steve Finley
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#85. I was a quarterback in pee-wee football. I always wanted to be quarterback. They're the leaders, they make the calls. It didn't work out because I didn't have the arm. I also played wide receiver my senior year in high school. - Author: Junior Seau
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#86. The greatest discovery any alien anthropologist could make about our culture is our overriding response to failure: If it didn't work last year, do it AGAIN this year (and if possible do it MORE) - Author: Daniel Quinn
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#87. But the writing life, it turned out, was difficult. It wasn't like you could sit down and flip a switch and crank on the ventilation system. Sometimes it didn't work, and sometimes you couldn't even find the switch. - Author: Jeanne Marie Laskas
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#88. As I pressed the doorbell button it popped off the wall and hung by two colored cords. Obviously it didn't work, so I knocked. - Author: Elle Klass
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#89. We tried it again and it didn't work out. Sour milk is always sour milk. When something goes bad it stays bad.You don't put sour milk in the refrigerator one day,and take it out the next and expect it to taste sweet. - Author: Eric Jerome Dickey
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#90. I loved every minute of my time at Microsoft, but I had always envisioned having another phase of life just because I thought that would be interesting. It had never been my plan to work until I literally didn't want to do anything and then hang it up. - Author: Steve Ballmer
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#91. There was a satisfaction in being right and a terror in finding so much evidence that the world didn't work the way you or most other people thought it did. - Author: Ann Brashares
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#92. But he knew absolutely everything - work that other people didn't know how to do or care to learn anymore - it hangs by a thread, this trade, generation to generation. - Author: Donna Tartt
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#93. My understanding of the way sex scenes work is that you're surrounded by crew, and you're cold, and you have to do it eight times 'cause they didn't get the lighting. It doesn't sound pleasant, but you think that actors actually enjoy it? - Author: Mindy Kaling
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#94. Most of the criticism of my work was pretty good, but occasionally it would not be. And I just sort of felt that they absolutely didn't get what I was doing. It was their limitations on what they thought art should be or what they thought my work should be in relation to earlier work or whatever. - Author: Robert Barry
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#95. I would say most comedians have a very cynical worldview of the way the world can work. It's almost like if you didn't, you couldn't be a comedian. - Author: Colin Quinn
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#96. Paulie looked thoughtful. 'Well don't use Elmer's glue,' he warned. 'it sure didn't work on the Blackberry. - Author: Dia Reeves
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#97. One of the reasons many of us avoid meditation is that we think of it as work - and work we may not do perfectly. What if we didn't have to do it perfectly? What if we didn't have to "do" it at all? What if we could rest - and let God do the rest? - Author: Julia Cameron
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#98. I hate incompetence. I think it's probably the only thing I do hate. But it didn't make me want to rule people. Nor to teach them anything. It made me want to do my own work in my own way and let myself be torn to pieces if necessary. - Author: Ayn Rand
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#99. When I started, I knew I didn't fit any visual that anyone was going to lie down and take their clothes off about. Work doesn't come to me; I go out and look for it. - Author: Whoopi Goldberg
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#100. I found out that I couldn't have a nervous breakdown. I tried a couple of times, but it just didn't work out. My mind, my body wouldn't let me. - Author: Tom Smothers
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