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#1. He had a passion for cricket right from his childhood and liked nothing else but playing with the bat and the ball. I wanted him to study hard and get into a government service. But, he wanted to do something in cricket and earn a name for himself. - Author: Bill Vaughan
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#2. I love dressing up. But I'm very low-maintenance; the week before an event, I'll choose something as quickly as possible and that's that. If I can do my own hair and make-up, even better. I like it to be fun. - Author: Helen McCrory
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#3. I'm quite contrary. If people agree on something, I tend to gravitate the other way by my nature. I don't like to be told what to do. I think it goes back to school. I like to do things I want to do and I really don't like doing what I don't want to do. - Author: Andy Serkis
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#4. The whole reason people fill their homes with furry carnivores and not with, say, iguanas and turtles, is because mammals offer something no reptile ever will. They give affection, they want affection, and respond to our emotions the way we do to theirs. - Author: Frans De Waal
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#5. When I am furious about something, I sometimes beat the ground or a tree with my walking stick. But I certainly do not believe that the ground is to blame or that my beating can help anything ... And all rites are of this kind. - Author: Ludwig Wittgenstein
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#6. You've got to be happy, you have to do this thing [music] for the love. It's not like you go into music because it's going to make a lot of money. It's something you do ... that's the thing. You got to accept all that hard work with it, too. And enjoy it, and love it. - Author: Creed Bratton
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#7. Sitting here now today, I can forgive a lot of the English people because it only takes a hand full of bad people to do something stupid like that and it can make the whole country look bad. - Author: Marvin Hagler
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#8. You take a chance to do something and you realize in your heart it's either going to be the greatest thing that ever happened or the worst thing that ever happened. It won't be an in between, I almost made a hit. It will be an instant flop or an instant success. - Author: Ben E. King
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#9. Miserable are the persons who do not have something beyond themselves to search for. - Author: Charles L. Allen
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#10. If you wish to draw off the people from a bad or wicked custom, you must beat up for a march; you must make an excitement, do something that everybody will notice. - Author: Lewis Tappan
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#11. It always amazed Vimes how Nobby got along with practically everyone. It must, he'd decided, have something to do with the common denominator. In the entire world of mathematics there could be no denominator as common as Nobby. - Author: Terry Pratchett
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#12. There's something really empowering about going, 'Hell, I can do this! I can do this all!' That's the wonderful thing about mothers, you can because you must, and you just DO. - Author: Kate Winslet
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#13. She sits down at the end of my bed again. "Who were you with? Do you have a boyfriend now or something?"
I can't help but laugh. If I have a boyfriend, his name is Death. And I'm pretty sure Roman is in love with him too. It's a love triangle gone wrong. - Author: Jasmine Warga
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#14. It's odd, how those things happen to actors. A thing where you think, "I have no idea how to do this," something will happen in your life comes up and you just get it. I don't know how you get it, but actors are pretty extraordinary, in that regard. I think it's fear that happens. - Author: Michael Keaton
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#15. There are the jobs you get that do something for your confidence, like "I can do this with my life" kind of thing. And then, there are the jobs that maybe bring a certain level of awareness about you as an actor where other people feel like they can hire you. - Author: Rosemarie DeWitt
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#16. I do think that when you make repeated mistakes, it's usually because you're just not coming to grips with something. - Author: Ben Folds
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#17. Charter laws do something really important. They give educators the freedom and flexibility that they need to attain results. But we also have to invest a lot in the leadership pipeline to take advantage of that freedom and flexibility. - Author: Wendy Kopp
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#18. I wanted to do something nice so I bought my mother-in-law a chair. Now they won't let me plug it in. - Author: Henny Youngman
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#19. I'll tell you what 20 years teaches you - is that if one thing doesn't last something else will come down the pipe and to go from that and to do these films now. - Author: Blair Underwood
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#20. Hell, I didn't do relationships. Period. Though there was something about her that made me want to tell the old me to fuck off. "I - Author: Lora Ann
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#21. We do not accept the Western way of thinking that there are two ways of life. At the same time, the police (here) are not chasing gays. In Africa, sexuality is something very private, even for heterosexuals. Heterosexuals are not parading! But gays want to behave like exhibitionists. - Author: Yoweri Museveni
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#22. I wish we could make out in your bed."
Noah sighed. "As do I, but I'm afraid we have ritual burning to conduct."
"It's always something."
"Isn't it though? - Author: Michelle Hodkin
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#23. Acting is something that I always wanted, but I never paid attention to the notion that it might actually work out. You have all sorts of ideas about what you want to do - at one stage, I wanted to be a jockey - but this is the one that's a big deal. - Author: Olivia Thirlby
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#24. If you lose something, do not worry. - Author: Lailah Gifty Akita
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#25. At my age, people prefer to stay in a relationship that is not working. I do not understand that. I think it takes a lot of courage to separate. But it takes more energy to stay in something that is not working. - Author: Isabel Allende
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#26. Usually we think a person is obligated to do something that would benefit many people, but what if that "something" is committing murder? Which is more important, doing good - or not doing wrong? - Author: William Irwin
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#27. Don't be afraid to do something different
Dare to be something more. - Author: Hunter Hayes
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#28. This very act of planting a seed in the earth has in it to me something beautiful. I always do it with a joy that is largely mixed with awe. - Author: Celia Thaxter
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#29. I would like to do something dark or small. I love independent films. I love emotional scenes. I love people who are struggling with something. I think it's just the juxtaposition to my incredibly happy, positive demeanor. - Author: Shailene Woodley
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#30. Every time you do something that is important, write down what you expect will happen. - Author: Peter Drucker
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#31. Well, Mr. Holmes, what are we to do with that fact?" "To remember it
to docket it. We may come on something later which will bear upon it. - Author: Arthur Conan Doyle
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#32. My characters were ... rebelling against something ... My own bad writing. I wouldn't do for my characters what they needed for me to do - be courageous enough in my writing to make them interesting. - Author: John Scalzi
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#33. I have a real worker-bee mentality. Just show up, just do it. Even if you feel like s
t and you think you're terrible and you'll never get better and it will never go anywhere, just show up and do it. And, eventually, something happens. - Author: Rosanne Cash
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#34. 'Bloodshot,' for me, was unlike anything I'd ever done before, which was really the draw of it. In addition to trying to reconnect with my earlier work, I also wanted to try to do something that was completely new and different. - Author: Jeff Lemire
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#35. There are a lot of Christian fundamentalists; there are a lot of Muslim extremists. Every religion - Mormonism - has something way on the side that's completely using the religion as some weird backbone for their twisted faith. It has nothing to do with their religion. - Author: Patrick Wilson
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#36. The future is not laid out on a track. It is something that we can decide, and to the extent that we do not violate any known laws of the universe, we can probably make it work the way that we want to. - Author: Alan Kay
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#37. To think of criticism as a conversation is to think of it as a social act, something that puts you in touch with other people who may think the way you do. - Author: Arlene Croce
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#38. Posing on the red carpet feels like you're selling something that has nothing to do with you. If you do it with someone else, it's like we're saying, 'Oh! We come as a pair! Would you like to buy both of us? We're available for weddings and Bar Mitzvahs!' - Author: Carey Mulligan
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#39. The only thing I wouldn't like to do is to play roles as a musician. I'm not sure that I would be comfortable doing that, and I'm not sure I'd be very good at it. I think I would be better served, and would be a better partner, if I was in something outside of myself. - Author: Larry Mullen Jr.
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#40. And last, it may be worthwhile trying to hang something beyond the partial wall because some of the pictures do very well in a confined space. - Author: Mark Rothko
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#41. There is simply something wrong with my conscience. I do try to wrestle with the devil as I ought, but, like Eve, even when tempted by the Forbidden Fruit of the Tree of Knowledge, I succumb. Good as they are, how could my parents have bred a daughter like me? - Author: Miriam Brenaman
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#42. When I'm not supposed to do something, it becomes more attractive to me. - Author: Dan Farmer
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#43. Religious life is about something real in human experience that is not constrained by what Wittgenstein called 'all that is the case'. In this sense Heidegger is not simply 'mistaken' - he just asks us, as philosophers mostly do, to think more carefully about what we're saying. - Author: George Pattison
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#44. I was going through a break up. I was depressed ... I really did need to do something. Recording an album was a great escape. I don't know what would have happened if I wouldn't have started to work. - Author: Damon Albarn
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#45. Enlightenment is already there inside us and all things. All we have to do is get something out of the way that is causing us not to see that. - Author: Frederick Lenz
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#46. If you had done something twice, you are likely to do it again. - Author: Brian Kernighan
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#47. Take an object. Do something to it. Do something else to it. - Author: Jasper Johns
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#48. It's not very smart to keep trying to do something you can't do and never will be able to do. - Author: Steve Brown
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#49. I want to read about a character doing something fairly quiet where I can picture who the character is, and what their attitude towards the world is - which I'm a lot more interested in than what they do under the pressure of a gunfight. - Author: Samuel R. Delany
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#50. It's necessary to be slightly underemployed if you are to do something significant. - Author: James D. Watson
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#51. The fastest way to get me to go out and do something is to tell me no way I can do it. - Author: Evelyn Ashford
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#52. If you're filming a scene on horseback, if you're trying to control an animal that's much larger than you and trying to get it to do the exact same thing so you can match things up, that can get tricky, especially if the horse gets tired or angry or something. - Author: Daniel Portman
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#53. I ain't no saint, but I've tried never to do anything that would hurt my family or offend God ... I figure all any kid needs is hope and the feeling he or she belongs. If I could do or say anything that would give some kid that feeling, I would believe I had contributed something to the world. - Author: Elvis Presley
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#54. Another of Cicero's maxims was that if you must do something unpopular, you might as well do it wholeheartedly, for in politics there is no credit to be won by timidity. - Author: Robert Harris
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#55. You're not a tree. So move; make something happen. - Author: Richelle E. Goodrich
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#56. It's a reflex, something that's been ingrained in me. Do no harm. Be nice. You catch more flies with honey than vinegar. - Author: Mindy McGinnis
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#57. When the show opens, fans can text to a number we flash up on the screen, and then we do a meet-and-greet with 60 to 80 people every night. It's something I love doing, and I would say that's probably more fans than most artists bring backstage after a show. - Author: Luke Bryan
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#58. The important thing is not being afraid to take a chance.
Remember, the greatest failure is to not try. Once you
find something you love to do, be the best at doing it. - Author: Debbi Fields
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#59. We are continuing to look for ways that we can do something that's good for both of us. Good for both of us being the Cowboys relative to relief as to our cap management and good for him that would maybe be some pluses for him on his contract. - Author: Jerry Jones
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#60. I don't want to end my career and then start something, I like to do something while my career is still hot and I've always enjoyed designing. There's plenty of time after my tennis to definitely go full-time fashion, when I have arthritis and all that fun stuff. - Author: Serena Williams
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#61. If you're going to be a writer, the first essential is just to write. Do not wait for an idea. Start writing something and the ideas will come. You have to turn the faucet on before the water starts to flow. - Author: Louis L'Amour
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#62. The best thing to do is try and make sure you're getting something at your end. We had stretches where we didn't get that. - Author: Bo Ryan
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#63. I have that thrill-seeking mentality, so when people want to know why my incarnations keep changing, or why I'll do something different than I did before, it's that same impulse. - Author: Liz Phair
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#64. The only reason I would stay away from a period piece is because sometimes the women are painted in a very stereotypical weakling, wallflower way - that's something I don't want to do. I want to show strength in the women I play, and a journey of some sort. - Author: Dagmara Dominczyk
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#65. It's very strange to be completely naked in public," said Jacob. "It isn't something Americans ordinarily do."
"I can't say it's very English, either," replied Henry.
"It's a Scottish thing, though, isn't it? With all the kilts and all that. - Author: Caleb Crain
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#66. If I read something and I love it, I'll do it and I don't even ask what the budget is. - Author: Eric Bana
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#67. In almost every photograph I have ever made, there is something I would do to complete it. I take that to be the spirit hole or the deliberate mistake that's in a Navajo rug to not be godlike, but to be human. - Author: Sam Abell
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#68. She would never again lie in bed on a Good Friday morning and relax in the blissful knowledge that there was nothing to do and nowhere to be, because for the rest of her life, there would always, always be something left undone. An unmade confession. An ugly secret. - Author: Liane Moriarty
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#69. A lot of people are promoting records that are just throw-it-agains t-the-wall-see- if-it-sticks meaningless bullshit. Everybody has the responsibility to do the right thing and promote artists that mean something. - Author: Dave Grohl
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#70. If you do something bad to me, and I say "okay, let's move on," it does not mean I forgive you. - Author: Karen E. Quinones Miller
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#71. The two-minute disparity prematurely aged Adam Parrish. He liked it when people knew how to do their jobs.
"Say something," Gansey said.
"That bell."
"Everything is terrible," agreed Gansey. - Author: Maggie Stiefvater
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#72. I believe faith is a journey, not something that we fix when it goes wrong or that we have to follow in a set required way, but something that is always opening up in front of us with the people me meet and the things we do, becoming more meaningful along the way. - Author: Phil Mitchell
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#73. I love the camera; there's something very special and sensual about it, and I have a tendency to call it a he, like it was a man. But, unlike a man, a camera is accepting of everything I do. - Author: Lena Olin
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#74. If they make you put on a suit, it's because they are going to do something horrible to you. I guarantee it. - Author: Jesse Ball
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#75. But killing a man ought to mean something, even if you have to do it. - Author: Joe R. Lansdale
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#76. Think I'll just buff up the silver,' he announced, loud enough for her to hear and do something about him if she wanted. - Author: John Le Carre
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#77. Something we all have as kids and is beaten out of us as adults. Parents come up to me, "How do I get my kids interested in science?" They're already interested in science. Just stop beating it out of them. - Author: Neil DeGrasse Tyson
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#78. I have been invited to do something called 'Celebrity MasterChef' in England, which, of course, I can't do. It's complete nonsense. You have to be a decent cook to begin with. I'd be the joke one. - Author: Lesley Nicol
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#79. There was a time when I just felt like a superwoman. I was like, 'I got Jesus! I ain't afraid!' But, the truth is, I want to do things right, and sometimes I am afraid that I'm not good enough or that I'm not going to handle something right. - Author: Tasha Smith
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#80. If you walk by something that I've done and you like it then I don't think I did what I was supposed to do. It should hit, it should either make you feel uncomfortable, or it should make you feel great, as long as it makes you feel something. - Author: Jason Shawn Alexander
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#81. Anytime someone tells me that I can't do something, I want to do it more. - Author: Taylor Swift
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#82. I do still like television very much, but the theatre does really have something special about it. - Author: Sarah Sutton
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#83. Do you think it's so snobbish, to want to see something besides one's fellow citizens abroad? - Author: Sinclair Lewis
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#84. Nothing is ever done until everyone is convinced that it ought to be done, and has been convinced for so long that it is now time to do something else. - Author: Francis Cornford
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#85. God, it's like reality's completely shifted on me. I used to think I was standing on such solid ground. If I wanted something badly enough, I just worked like hell for it. Now I can't decide what to do, which move to make. All the things I counted on aren't there for me anymore. - Author: Tess Gerritsen
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#86. When you least feel like it, do something for someone else. You forget about your own situation. It gives you a purpose, as opposed being sorrowful and lonely. - Author: Dana Reeve
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#87. My mother would cry about my blindness and the hopelessness of my ever seeing, but I told her I wasn't sad. I believed God had something for me to do. - Author: Stevie Wonder
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#88. I think it's the most responsible thing you can do, to have kids. It's not something to be taken lightly. I don't have that gene that people have to replicate. - Author: George Clooney
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#89. We are simple-minded enough to think that if we were saying something we would use words. We are rather doing something. The meaning of what we do is determined by each one who sees and hears it. - Author: John Cage
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#90. When sleepy, meditate with your eyes open wide. Stand in place for a few minutes or do walking meditation. If it's really bad, walk briskly or walk backward, splash some water on your face. Sleepiness is something we can respond to creatively. When - Author: Jack Kornfield
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#91. As a people, we have become obsessed with Health. There is something fundamentally, radically unhealthy about all this. We do not seem to be seeking more exuberance in living as much as staving off failure, putting off dying. We have lost all confidence in the human body. - Author: Lewis Thomas
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#92. It's hard talking about acting, in a way, because it's like explaining a joke: I do think it loses something in the telling. - Author: Martin Freeman
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#93. One of the very worst uses of time is to do something very well that need not to be done at all. - Author: Brian Tracy
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#94. I've got a great sense of humor, and if I'm able to say or do something in a movie that people feel like they want to repeat, that's hugely flattering. - Author: Matthew McConaughey
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#95. Guess there is a war on between them and us. But we never do anything about holding up our side of the war, except to keep our parade sites and our storage centers secret and to get out of bodies every time there's an air raid or the enemy fires a rocket or something. - Author: Kurt Vonnegut
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#96. Sometimes I feel like a melody doesn't have anything to do with me, but it's just something that comes, is accumulated from me playing on the piano, and then this little creature just appears. - Author: Agnes Obel
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#97. If I was alone I'd find something to do. Read or work on homework or doodle, fake it, so if I was alone it'd look like I wanted to be alone. - Author: Julie Anne Peters
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#98. Every once in a while you definitely have to film someone for half an hour saying something that you do not think is funny because for the previous two hours they said a bunch of stuff that you think is really funny. - Author: Seth Rogen
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#99. I've always known from the beginning of my acting career that you only get an acting job if you've got something to learn about it. If you don't do it well, you'll be condemned to doing the same role over and over and over again. If you do it mediocre, you'll have to do it again. - Author: Lance Henriksen
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#100. I work a lot, and it's kind of like, you meet people, and you just click. It's not like I'm looking at something and thinking: 'South Park' - how do I get on that?' I just became friends with those guys first. They're nice guys. - Author: Bill Hader
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