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#1. Each of us has a very rich nature and can look at things objectively, from a distance, and at the same time can have something more personal to say about them. I am trying to look at the world, and at myself, from many different points of view. I think many poets have this duality. - Author: Wislawa Szymborska
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#2. I'm kind of a quiet leader, and I just try to lead by example. But then sometimes you have to say something. - Author: Chamique Holdsclaw
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#3. There's a big difference between trying to do something and actually doing it. We often say we're trying to do something-losing weight, getting more exercise, finding a job. But the truth is, we're either doing it or not doing it. - Author: Tina Seelig
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#4. When you are just you, without thinking or trying to say something special, just saying what is on your mind and how you feel, then there is naturally self-respect. - Author: Shunryu Suzuki
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#5. I had something I was trying to say and sometimes the message is an easy transmission and sometimes it's a difficult one but I love the power of saying it so I'm gonna do it whether it's hard or easy. - Author: Faith Ringgold
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#6. If you want to do something, try it! The worst anyone you ask for help can do is say no. - Author: Anne Beatts
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#7. When people say you're doing something radical in rock or dance music, I'm not sure how special that is. What we do is so old-fashioned. It's like trying to do something innovative in tap-dancing. - Author: Jonny Greenwood
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#8. As frustrating as it is to not have a record come out, I have to make sure that it's worth putting out. I have to be trying to say something, for one. I have to not oversell what I'm trying to say. I can't 'Bono' it. - Author: Isaac Brock
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#9. It is possible, it seems, to affirm everything the creed says - especially Jesus's "divine" status and his bodily resurrection - but to know nothing of what the gospel writers were trying to say. Something is seriously wrong here. - Author: N. T. Wright
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#10. We have to be able to criticise what we love, to say what we have to say 'cause if your not trying to make something better, than as far as I can tell, you are just in the way. - Author: Ani DiFranco
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#11. If you're trying to be an actor, sometimes you get lucky, and you end up on 'The Office', but if you don't, and you know that you have something to say, it's really, really fortunate to be able to get to write and star in your own comedy. - Author: Riki Lindhome
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#12. I wouldn't say that we're proactively out there hunting down brands to try to fulfill some piece of a larger battle plan or something. If they have things they want to get to us, we're somewhat easily accessible through our managers and record companies. - Author: Lars Ulrich
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#13. People say I am stuck in childhood, but it's not that. I remember seeing a Matisse retrospective, and you could see he started out one way, and then he tried something different, and then he seemed to spend his whole life trying to get back to the first thing. - Author: Tim Burton
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#14. I do not want to say I'm a product designer. I've been trying all my life to not be categorized, to learn something and then to forget about it. - Author: Milton Glaser
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#15. I have been looking at him too long, but then, he has been looking back, and I feel like we are both trying to say something the other can't hear ... - Author: Veronica Roth
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#16. What I aspire to do, and what I try the hardest to do, is write stuff that's very personal in its way. I figure I can only say things the way I say them, so I'm trying to do something that is kind of anti-generic. - Author: Jason Robert Brown
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#17. In many campaigns, one candidate or another is asked to answer for comments he or she made in the past. The answer is usually gibberish - 'That was a long time ago,' or 'I was trying to say something else.' - Author: Andrew Rosenthal
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#18. There is something about the way that Greek poets, say Aeschylus, use metaphor that really attracts me. I don't think I can imitate it, but there's a density to it that I think I'm always trying to push towards in English. - Author: Anne Carson
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#19. I don't find a lot of people actually saying things through music any longer. They are not trying to say anything with their music, they just want to make money with it. I think it's important to actually say something real, something meaningful, rather than just write some trash and try to sell it. - Author: Robben Ford
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#20. Talk to me. Say something, anything," he pleaded quietly as if he was trying to tame a wild animal.
"There's nothing to say."
He looked up and lowered his eyebrows on his eyes. "Why did you kiss me? - Author: Stephanie Witter
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#21. You can go back and try to generalize, but then you end up saying things that all editors say about everything that ever gets published. Something about voice, about urgency, about actually having a story to tell. - Author: Lorin Stein
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#22. I was trying to say something about Christianity, the idea that you have to be tortured to attain heaven. I didn't believe that. - Author: John Lennon
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#23. Fashion choices are never arbitrary. Even if you say you don't care, that's a decision. There's something you're trying to say. - Author: Felicity Jones
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#24. Other times I say: I would very much like to try to do something with this music, but after playing for a few minutes, I have to break off. - Author: Jan Garbarek
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#25. The Master said, "You [Zilu], do you know what I have been trying to teach you? To say that you know something when you know it and to say that you do not know something when you do not know it - this is true knowing [zhi]. - Author: Confucius
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#26. Every story's trying to say something. It's trying to beam an idea, a message, into the minds of the readers. In this way, every story is an argument. It's the writer making a case. - Author: Chuck Wendig
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#27. I always say that, to me, it starts with reading. This is something I tell high school kids, college kids, people trying to get into the business, that it's just so much about reading. Read, read, read. So much of everything else falls into place when you just do a ton of reading. - Author: Joe Posnanski
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#28. Scarlett kicked the coverlet in impotent rage, trying to think of something bad enough to say.
'God's nightgown!' she cried at last, and felt somewhat relieved. - Author: Margaret Mitchell
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#29. Get a scalpel, and practice just, say, cutting a piece of meat or something like that. You sort of learn how you want to hold your fingers, and that sort of thing, and try to become graceful when you operate. - Author: Denton Cooley
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#30. I'm not against paying at all. What I'm against is the complexity of paying. And you very often go to a website and you try to click on something and sometimes it will even say it's free, but you have to fill out this form. - Author: Nicholas Negroponte
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#31. you don't have to bend over backwards, either, and go asking her to dinner or something. She does have a family of her own. You're supposed to take my side in this." "I thought you didn't want us to take sides." "No, no, I don't. I mean you shouldn't take her side, is what I'm trying to say. - Author: Anne Tyler
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#32. I'm trying to think of other ones. Oh, yeah, I'd say - somebody would buy something and we'd say, and because you are our hundredth customer today, you get a free paperback. - Author: Steve Martin
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#33. I was trying to think of something to say that would sound more meaningful, but when you get sown to it, words aren't very useful at baring our souls, they're just something else to hide behind. - Author: Orhan Pamuk
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#34. I always feel like if someone has stage fright, I really try and say, "Listen, these people want you to succeed, they want to have a good evening. They want to see something really great. They don't want to see something crappy. They don't. They want to be at something really special." - Author: Laurie Anderson
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#35. I still try to do what I've always said I would do, which is say yes to the things that make my heart beat faster, particularly if there's something scary about it. - Author: Mary Steenburgen
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#36. We start a lot with melodies and instrumentation and trying to figure out good melodies for verses and choruses. We get to lyrics sometimes second, so we'll start humming a melody, finding something, and see where the music takes you as far as lyrics are and what you want to say and go from there. - Author: Dave Haywood
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#37. When people say that this kind of fantasy fiction is escapist and evading the real world, well I think that's an evasion. It's actually trying to confront something that most people would rather not confront. - Author: Tom Shippey
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#38. I like all different kinds of music. I never heavily molded myself after rappers. Sometimes they say when you think something and you go to say it, you lose a lot of color about what you're trying to say, so to me the best rappers are the people that don't lose that color. - Author: Drake
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#39. He [Johnny Cash] always wanted to use his music to lift other people up, to say no matter how much trouble, there's hope. That was always his message in his songs. That's why he and [Bob] Dylan bonded so much, because they were both trying to do something meaningful. - Author: Robert Hilburn
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#40. I had a dream about you. You were on a bike going 70 miles an hour, I could see you approaching my car in the mirror. You were trying to say something so, I jumped on the brakes as hard as I could, I guess I forgot I had tied your bike on my bumper. - Author: Georgia Saratsioti
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#41. I think we dip in and out of it. Every new show is trying to find their feet before they can say what they are. That's certainly something that I like about the role - going in and out of the personal life. There are some episodes where we go into it a little more, and some where we don't at all - Author: Kristin Lehman
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#42. Modern technology has taken the angst out of achieving the perfect shot. For me, the only thing that counts is the idea behind the image: what you want to see and what you're trying to say. The idea is crucial. You have to think of something you want to say and expand upon it. - Author: Martin Parr
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#43. Nobody wants to say, "I'm trying to get my feet on the ground" when they're in their twenties. They want you to think they're about to do something dangerous, or exciting, or different. We're not "living at home," we're "crashing until we can afford a pad in Brooklyn. - Author: Alida Nugent
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#44. Everybody's always trying to do something physical, but I would say feed your spirit more than anything 'cause I think that's where it all starts, especially for myself. When I'm healthy spiritually, I'm able to do any and everything that I put my mind to. - Author: DeLisha Milton-Jones
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#45. When you say: The simple truth is this, and then you pause, and then you finish the sentence, people stop, and they think specifically about what you're saying. And it's, in essence, trying to boil it down to something that's very understandable and meaningful. - Author: Frank Luntz
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#46. I enjoy the challenge of trying to say things beautifully. The message is secondary in that sense. Obviously, I have something that I want to say that's very, very important to me - but the process of actually crafting it is essential. - Author: Ta-Nehisi Coates
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#47. At the point where I'm trying to force something and it's not happening, and I'm getting frustrated with, say, writing a poem, I can go and pick up the brushes and start painting. At the point where the painting seems to not be going anywhere, I go and pick up the guitar. - Author: Joni Mitchell
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#48. I hear my heartbeat. I have been looking at him too long, but then, he has been looking back, and I feel like we are both trying to say something the other can't hear, though I could be imagining it. Too long - and now even longer, my heart even louder, his tranquil eyes swallowing me whole. - Author: Veronica Roth
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#49. Although it seems shocking to say so, grief is a funny thing. On the one hand, you're numb, yet on the other, something inside is trying desperately to claw its way back to normal: to pull a funny face, to leap out like a jack-in-the-box, to say Smile, damn you, smile! - Author: Alan Bradley
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#50. Every time I do something for you, I'm trying to demonstrate the words I cannot say. - Author: Sylvain Reynard
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#51. I'm definitely not gonna make a joke about separating the whites and colours, so don't try to make me. So instead, I'll just say something like "BOOGABOOGABOOGADOBLUH I'M A PERSON BLUHBLUHBLGUHGHGGHGH". That appeals to everybody. - Author: Toby Turner
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#52. I like to say, when asked why I pursue science, that it is to satisfy my curiosity, that I am by nature a searcher trying to understand. If you haven't found something strange during the day, it hasn't been much of a day. - Author: John Archibald Wheeler
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#53. When you write you in a way write out of what you think of as your best self, the part of you that is lacking in foibles and weaknesses and egotism and vanities and so on. You're just trying to really say something as truthful as you can out of the best that you have in you. - Author: Salman Rushdie
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#54. Going into the second arc, I'm making a conscious effort to do something I say I never do, which is to change my style because of feedback. I'm trying to make 'Pretty Deadly' more accessible by being more clear in the writing. - Author: Kelly Sue DeConnick
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#55. I would say that playing this character has caused me to think about a lot of things. He's always questioning himself and trying to get back to something he lost touch with and trying to find forgiveness. Everybody struggles with these things to some extent in their life. - Author: Lee Tergesen
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#56. I have the gift of neither the spoken nor the written word, especially if I have to say something about myself or my work. Whoever wants to know something about me -as an artist, the only notable thing- ought to look carefully at my pictures and try and see in them what I am and what I want to do. - Author: Gustav Klimt
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#57. I shoot a lot of video, first of all, whatever I think is interesting, just my travels; hard to say why. If something looks good, I take a picture or try to shoot it. - Author: Robert Barry
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#58. What I find it's a suprise if I can say this or it's not???
- People keep digging in the same stuff in the same answers and trying to find something different.
Do you get it?
TO success there is one formula, the differences is you want sample, people say it in stage complex! - Author: Deyth Banger
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#59. I never learn. Like a waitress will bring my meal. "Hey, enjoy your meal."
"You, too. But you don't have one, do ya? I'm a dufus. If you do eat enjoy it when you eat it if you have a break or something, later. If you get an opportunity." That's all I'm trying to say. - Author: Brian Regan
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#60. Instead of worrying about what people say of you, why not spend time trying to accomplish something they will admire. - Author: Dale Carnegie
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#61. Listen to me, Whit. Don't ever struggle so hard trying to come up with something to say that you don't say anything. That's the real crime because you're never, ever guaranteed another chance. As long as you say something, they'll know exactly how you feel. - Author: Laurel Ulen Curtis
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#62. I'm to trying to say I'm something I'm not. Black people understand that. I'm just doing my raps, my way. Rap is black. I recognize that and respect that. I'm just a white guy trying to rap, and I got lucky. - Author: Vanilla Ice
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#63. In my head I remember that day the Indian man came and hollered at our camp and hadn't hurt anyone yet and I think that he was trying to say something, but no one will lift their eyes when I speak so I don't say anything. - Author: Nancy E. Turner
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#64. I've seen time and time again the way that the process of trying to say something
dignifies and improves a person. - Author: George Saunders
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#65. Just trying to get a visual of you on the beach in Spain ...
How's that working out for you?
Pretty spiffy.
Spiffy? Did you just say spiffy?
I typed it actually. You got something against spiffy? - Author: Alice Clayton
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#66. I think comedy is a really, really good tool for trying to say something. - Author: Zach Galifianakis
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#67. I don't use iMovie and don't use shitty little cameras to try to prove something or say something because that's a part of the process. We do it just because that's what we like to use. - Author: Casey Neistat
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#68. I want to share something you that Uncle Walter once told me: You don't choose who to love. Love finds you. I suppose what I'm trying to say is that you cannot, and most certainly should not, force your feelings... - Author: Victoria Roberts
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#69. I enjoy trying to figure out a way to deal with machines - they become like little buddies or something. It's almost the same way you might develop a relationship with a dog - maybe that's weird to say - but there becomes an understanding you reach after a while. - Author: Panda Bear
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#70. Sometimes I find myself thinking, rather wistfully, about Lao Tzu's famous dictum: 'Govern a great nation as you would cook a small fish.' All around me I see something very different, let us say - a number of angry dwarfs trying to grill a whale. - Author: William Carlos Williams
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#71. We shook hands the way men do when they're trying to say something more than goodbye. - Author: Dan Groat
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#72. I'm trying to say that it takes some people a very long time to realize something they thought was true isn't true anymore. And maybe never was. - Author: Karen White
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#73. It was an interesting process trying to get Bob to talk about the film because he's such a shy person. He generally likes to talk when he really knows he has something to say. - Author: Jay Roach
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#74. Have I come at a bad time?" she managed to say without guffawing. I believe I said something on the order of "argh," and compounded my embarrassment by trying to cover myself with the sweatpants I'd picked up off the floor. - Author: Jeffrey Cohen
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#75. Lobbying is not a bad thing. I'm not trying to say that we shouldn't have lobbyists or we shouldn't have lobbying to petition our government. It's in the Constitution, and it's something that should be honorable and good. - Author: Jack Abramoff
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#76. I'm new to the Twitterverse and so I'm attempting to build my followers. I'm trying to be a better tweeter. I try not to tweet too much, just when I've got something worthwhile to say. - Author: Eric Ladin
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#77. What's wrong? Are you trying to make me lose it? Why didn't you say something when I came in?"
"I didn't know I was supposed to. You called out for your mom. I didn't know I was required to announce my presence like it was roll call. - Author: Eileen Cook
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#78. When his mouth snaps shut a third time, I splash water in his face. Are you going to say something or are you trying to catch wind and sail? - Author: Anna Banks
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#79. Ms. Heller," said the man, "if you can hear me, say something, will you?" "What do you want, I'm shouting!" Lauren said at the top of her voice. "Now I see it," one of the female voices said. "Like she's trying to talk. I don't know what she said." "I think she said 'Ow. - Author: Joseph Finder
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#80. I always say to people when I'm trying to get something going, bringing on other producers or other directors, "You can think of 95 reasons why not to make a movie. You've got to address why you want to make the movie and get it done. Just do it." I tend to live by that rule. - Author: Ridley Scott
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#81. What we're trying to do is address something I saw in Congress that was a major problem, which is to say that energy is arguably the most fundamental issue confronting our country. - Author: Brad Carson
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#82. People are so afraid of hearing "No" that they often don't even try. You have nothing to lose by just asking! A good friend of mine once told me, "Harv, a closed mouth won't get fed." Open your mouth! Say something if negotiations aren't going the way you'd like. - Author: T. Harv Eker
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#83. Don't let some random comment that you wouldn't have even thought about overshadow something important that you were actually trying to say. - Author: Lorde
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#84. Running through a lot of traditional photojournalism there is an overwhelming sense of ... pictures that say something, that define something. I'm not trying to define things. I'm trying to explore things. I'm trying to ask questions. - Author: Alex Webb
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#85. I'm sucking on a cancer stick trying to think of something inspiring to say to help someone have a better life. That's "Irony". - Author: Stanley Victor Paskavich
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#86. THEY SAY THE best way to move on is to let go. As if letting go is the easy part. As if trying to dim or erase three years of memories, good and bad, is something you can do in one day. - Author: Claire Contreras
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#87. I can let you in, Eva. I'm trying. But your first response when I screw up is to run away. You do it every time and I can't stand feeling like any moment I'm going to do or say something wrong and you're going to bolt. - Author: Sylvia Day
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#88. Writers block to me is all the voices in your head trying to tune out the one voice that has something worthy say. - Author: Shanet Outing
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#89. They[ Lana and Andy Wachowski]are true artists. They really are trying to say something and trying to create something original, and there aren't that many people who do that. - Author: Daryl Hannah
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#90. I see people, as they approach me, trying to make up their minds whether they'll 'say something about it' or not. I hate if they do, and if they don't. - Author: C.S. Lewis
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#91. When watering your plants, try to talk to them - say something like, Hold it right there and then shoot them with water gun. - Author: Demetri Martin
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#92. Trying to say something is all you got in life. - Author: Ty Segall
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#93. I don't play tennis to prove a point to anyone. I play for my country and myself. It's not changing what people say or think. It's about what I can do. If I feel I have the ability to achieve something and haven't used my potential to that end, I'll keep trying till I succeed. - Author: Sania Mirza
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#94. I feel an obligation to set the record straight. Actors that say they're affected by something, that it changes their life, that they take it home with them, they're just trying to get nominated for an Oscar! - Author: Joaquin Phoenix
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#95. I am not an angry girl, but it seems I've got everyone fooled. Every time I say something they find hard to hear, they chalk it up to my anger and not to their own fear. Imagine you're a girl just trying to finally come clean, knowing full well they prefer you dirty and smiling. - Author: Ani DiFranco
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#96. What is the character trying to say? Why? Be as specific as you can, using sense images that evoke something about the character. Try using the character's senses, even if the character is you. - Author: Pat Pattison
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#97. I could not conceive that [fans] actually wanted me to sign something. It took a long time for me to figure out (a) just say 'Thank you' and sign the thing, and (b) smile in the picture, because if you try to just half-smile you're going to look constipated. - Author: Joss Whedon
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#98. What I'm trying to say, Garion,' Durnik continued seriously, 'is that you can't go through life being afraid of what you are. If you do that, sooner or later somebody will come along who'll misunderstand, and you'll have to do something to show him that it's not him that you're afraid of. - Author: David Eddings
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#99. I have found it advisable not to give too much heed to what people say when I am trying to accomplish something of consequence. Invariably they proclaim it can't be done. I deem that the very best time to make the effort. - Author: Calvin Coolidge
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#100. There was a hunger for power reaching out of the senses of man and trying to say something in the symbols of action. - Author: Richard Wright
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