Nicholson Baker - The mere thought hadn't even begun to speculate about the merest possibility of crossing my mind.
[ Begun Crossing Even Hadn Mere Merest Mind Possibility Speculate Thought]
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Edward Cocker - I think at that time I obviously wasn't aware of what I really needed. But conversely, my wanting to prove something to everyone was beneficial 'cause if I hadn't done it then, maybe I'd never have done it.
[ Aware Beneficial Cause Conversely Done Everyone Hadn Maybe Needed Never Obviously Prove Really Something Then Think Time Wanting]
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Pierre Corneille - I think I would have died if there hadn't been the women's movement.
[ Been Died Hadn Movement Think Women Would]
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Eliza Dushku - I've never really had a hobby, unless you count art, which the IRS once told me I had to declare as a hobby since I hadn't made money with it.
[ Art Count Declare Had Hadn Hobby Irs Made Money Never Once Really Since Told Unless Which]
Topic: Art
Colin Hanks - Well, no, I didn't because I didn't even know the nominations were coming out. I gotta say, it wasn't even on my radar. I hadn't... I hadn't even thought about it.
[ Because Coming Even Gotta Hadn Know Nominations Out Radar Say Thought Well Were]
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Elton John - It was actually Peter's idea that I should make the film. He called me in the very beginning, and I hadn't even read the book. So I read it and I liked it very much and I knew I'd certainly like to do it.
[ Actually Beginning Book Called Certainly Even Film Hadn Idea Knew Liked Make Much Peter Read Should Very]
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Gary Locke - I've always liked the effect of having somebody in there who hadn't the faintest idea what was going on.
[ Always Effect Faintest Going Hadn Having Idea Liked Somebody]
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William Mulholland - I think the American people are very smart in understanding our country is very trustworthy with nuclear weapons. We've had them from the beginning. But they have also been critical for keeping the world more at peace than it would have been if it hadn't been for the American nuclear umbrella.
[ Also American Been Beginning Country Critical Had Hadn Keeping More Nuclear Our Peace Smart Than Them Think Trustworthy Umbrella Understanding Very Weapons World Would]
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Pat Robertson - You look at the whole Human Rights questions, I happened to be there at just the right time when the country was awakening - this goes to the first question you asked - the whole country was awakening to a hundred years of injustice that hadn't been resolved yet.
[ Asked Awakening Been Country First Goes Hadn Happened Human Hundred Injustice Just Look Question Questions Resolved Right Rights Time Whole Years Yet]
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Buffy Sainte-Marie - I hadn't done much rapping in a while. I really wasn't sure I was going to do that any more. For a couple years I thought I was done with that. It wasn't really required of me.
[ Any Couple Done Going Hadn More Much Rapping Really Required Sure Thought While Years]
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Kathleen Turner - We lived in the bowels of New York City. It was a struggle just to survive. This nice suburban kid hadn't had to do much of that before.
[ Before Bowels City Had Hadn Just Kid Lived Much New Nice Struggle Suburban Survive York]
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- This sounds horribly pretentious, but I like to think that if music hadn't existed, I could have invented it.
[ Could Existed Hadn Horribly Invented Music Pretentious Sounds Think]
Topic:
- The best advice he gave me was to carry on. It would have been difficult to set foot back inside a TV studio if I hadn't carried on - I don't know if I would have ever gone back in.
[ Advice Back Been Best Carried Carry Difficult Ever Foot Gave Gone Hadn Inside Know Set Studio Tv Would]
Topic:
- Even if I hadn't have been nominated for an Oscar, to have won the Golden Glove was just fantastic.
[ Been Even Fantastic Glove Golden Hadn Just Nominated Oscar Won]
Topic:
- And we think that our citizens and yours would be very angry if they thought that we hadn't taken every possible step for prevention and then for joint action in the likelihood of those who threaten our lives and our well- being, taking action at the same time.
[ Action Angry Being Citizens Every Hadn Joint Likelihood Lives Our Possible Prevention Same Step Taken Taking Then Think Those Thought Threaten Time Very Would Yours]
Topic:
- He asked me whether I had seen the movie 'The Color Purple.' I said no she hadn't. And Bobby said, 'Well, it's a terrible picture. They don't make good, decent, moral pictures nowadays.'
[ Asked Bobby Color Decent Good Had Hadn Make Moral Movie Nowadays Picture Pictures Purple Said Seen She Terrible Well Whether]
Topic:
- I think I felt compelled in a way because if I hadn't written the part, I never would have been offered the part. There are at least 10 guys who would have been offered the part before me.
[ Because Been Before Compelled Felt Guys Hadn Least Never Offered Part Think Way Would Written]
Topic:
- I don't know if we will ever try again because those sort of things are very hard to organise but yes, I've known Doon for years and John as well but I hadn't met Will before, and he turned out to be a good laugh.
[ Again Because Before Ever Good Hadn Hard John Know Known Laugh Met Organise Out Sort Things Those Try Turned Very Well Will Years Yes]
Topic:
- In France, for instance, one magazine writer was convinced that On The Road had been a huge influence on Lost Souls and was crushed to learn that I hadn't read the one until after I'd written the other.
[ After Been Convinced Crushed France Had Hadn Huge Influence Instance Learn Lost Magazine Other Read Road Souls Until Writer Written]
Topic:
- Religion kept some of my relatives alive, because it was all they had. If they hadn't had some hope of heaven, some companionship in Jesus, they probably would have committed suicide, their lives were so hellish.
[ Alive Because Committed Companionship Had Hadn Heaven Hellish Hope Jesus Kept Lives Probably Relatives Religion Some Suicide Their Were Would]
Topic:
- I started with the firm conviction that when I came to the end, I wanted to be regretting the things that I had done, not the things I hadn't.
[ Came Conviction Done End Firm Had Hadn Regretting Started Things Wanted]
Topic:
- So Europe's a big driver. And at one point, if the euro hadn't devalued, they would have been making as much money as the US with half the stores. Returns were higher.
[ Been Big Devalued Driver Euro Europe Hadn Half Higher Making Money Much Point Returns Stores Us Were Would]
Topic:
- I'm really a very weak musicologist. Wish it weren't so, but there's only so much you can dig deeply into in one lifetime, as if you hadn't noticed.
[ Deeply Dig Hadn Into Lifetime Much Musicologist Noticed Only Really Very Weak Weren Wish]
Topic:
- Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly.
[ Amazing Bed Before Begins Book Characters Forced Hadn How Just Meeting Moby Noticed Parallel Realized Reluctantly Share Starts Too Two]
Topic:
- I don't know what would have happened to me if I hadn't been able to hear.
[ Able Been Hadn Happened Hear Know Would]
Topic:
- In 1939 I hadn't even realized that this was an immigration problem.
[ Even Hadn Immigration Problem Realized]
Topic:
- We have to abandon the idea that schooling is something restricted to youth. How can it be, in a world where half the things a man knows at 20 are no longer true at 40 - and half the things he knows at 40 hadn't been discovered when he was 20?
[ Abandon Been Discovered Hadn Half How Idea Knows Longer Man Restricted Schooling Something Things True Where World Youth]
Topic:
- I would never have gone anywhere if it hadn't been for Mother's faith and support.
[ Anywhere Been Faith Gone Hadn Mother Never Support Would]
Topic:
- I'd always loved poetry and I'd always loved writing music and composing music, but I hadn't thought of putting the two together until around that time.
[ Always Around Composing Hadn Loved Music Poetry Putting Thought Time Together Two Until Writing]
Topic:
- I've had my share of doing things that I really wish I hadn't done.
[ Doing Done Had Hadn Really Share Things Wish]
Topic:
- If Miles Davis hadn't died it would have been interesting to do an album with him, but there wasn't much else that would have got me into the studio... although Herbie Hancock has just been in touch about doing something and that would be an interesting combination.
[ Album Although Been Combination Davis Died Doing Else Got Hadn Herbie Him Interesting Into Just Miles Much Something Studio Touch Would]
Topic:
- The only other thing that interested me as a kid was being a bricklayer. So if I hadn't become an actress, I would probably be a bricklayer.
[ Actress Become Being Bricklayer Hadn Interested Kid Only Other Probably Thing Would]
Topic:
- I also wanted to do something that I hadn't really seen in almost any black novels, which was a complex love story in which both people were extremely intelligent and talented and understood a lot of things and were still at odds getting it together.
[ Almost Also Any Black Both Complex Extremely Getting Hadn Intelligent Lot Love Novels Odds Really Seen Something Still Story Talented Things Together Understood Wanted Were Which]
Topic:
- I went to high school, which was a good thing because I hadn't interacted with many people my age, and I didn't really have friends. I had a million acquaintances and no friends.
[ Acquaintances Age Because Friends Good Had Hadn High Many Million Really School Thing Went Which]
Topic:
- The whole thing was done for internal political reasons to galvanize and unify the country against the Americans, and if they hadn't had that immediate opportunity they would have found another one.
[ Against Americans Another Country Done Found Had Hadn Immediate Internal Opportunity Political Reasons Thing Unify Whole Would]
Topic:
- Right before 'The Bourne Identity' came out, I hadn't been offered a movie in a year.
[ Been Before Bourne Came Hadn Identity Movie Offered Out Right Year]
Topic:
- When I got back I found myself being very emotional about the time spent in Rwanda in a way that I hadn't been able to or allowed myself to be when we were there.
[ Able Allowed Back Been Being Emotional Found Got Hadn Myself Rwanda Spent Time Very Way Were]
Topic:
- Basically, between 1989 and 1994, I hadn't taken a vacation.
[ Basically Between Hadn Taken Vacation]
Topic:
- I hadn't been free from adult responsibilities since I was 12, and I needed to experience that. I really needed to just be a kid again.
[ Adult Again Been Experience Free Hadn Just Kid Needed Really Responsibilities Since]
Topic:
- I hadn't been in Vegas 20 minutes when I got word that the bookmakers were offering three to one that Frank wouldn't show for my wedding.
[ Been Frank Got Hadn Minutes Offering Show Three Vegas Wedding Were Word]
Topic:
- Not a single person I named hadn't already been named at least a half-dozen times and wasn't already on he blacklist.
[ Already Been Blacklist Hadn Least Named Person Single Times]
Topic:
- My mother gave me a push. If I hadn't had her, maybe I wouldn't have had the push. If I hadn't gone to military school, maybe I wouldn't have decided to get with the program. Maybe I'd be running a bulldozer, rather than going on and doing something more.
[ Decided Doing Gave Get Going Gone Had Hadn Her Maybe Military More Mother Program Push Rather Running School Something Than]
Topic:
- The older I grow the more I see the influence of my family on my life. I didn't always see it. It was up to our parents to see that we had our education in a town that hadn't yet realized what racial prejudice was but actually knew and practiced it on occasion.
[ Actually Always Education Family Grow Had Hadn Influence Knew Life More Occasion Older Our Parents Practiced Prejudice Racial Realized See Town Up Yet]
Topic:
- The money part is one of the most difficult things. Coppola always said I should do a tango movie. If it hadn't been for him, I don't know where we would have gotten the money.
[ Always Been Coppola Difficult Gotten Hadn Him Know Money Most Movie Part Said Should Tango Things Where Would]
Topic:
- I followed most of the 80's bands into the 90's as most of those folks who hadn't moved away were all still active. However, there was a point when I lost track of the new bands coming up.
[ Active Away Bands Coming Folks Followed Hadn However Into Lost Most Moved New Point Still Those Track Up Were]
Topic:
- I hadn't given much thought to the prospect of a Hugo nomination at the time it happened, but obviously once you're nominated, winning one seems a bit less far-fetched than before.
[ Before Bit Given Hadn Happened Hugo Less Much Nominated Nomination Obviously Once Prospect Seems Than Thought Time Winning]
Topic:
- It puzzled me that other people hadn't found out, too. God was gone. We were younger. We had reached past him. Why couldn't they see it? It still puzzles me.
[ Found God Gone Had Hadn Him Other Out Past Puzzled Puzzles Reached See Still Too Were Why Younger]
Topic:
- If I hadn't fought back, I might have been Gidget forever.
[ Back Been Forever Fought Hadn Might]
Topic:
- Asked at the hearing why she hadn't pressed the FBI more closely about what it knew, or didn't know, about domestic terrorist threats, Rice acted as though the question was an odd one: it wasn't her job. Well, in retrospect, it was and now certainly is.
[ Acted Asked Certainly Closely Domestic Fbi Hadn Hearing Her Job Knew Know More Now Odd Pressed Question Retrospect Rice She Terrorist Though Threats Well Why]
Topic:
- Certainly Dracula did bring a hell of a lot of joy to a hell of a lot of women. And if this erotic quality hadn't come out we'd have been very disappointed.
[ Been Bring Certainly Come Did Disappointed Dracula Hadn Hell Joy Lot Out Quality Very Women]
Topic:
- And when I first came out from New York, I hadn't driven in a long time. Now I'm like Joe Speedster.
[ Came Driven First Hadn Joe Long New Now Out Time York]
Topic:
- And I'd be lying if I told you that as a black man in baseball I hadn't gone through worse times than my teammates.
[ Baseball Black Gone Hadn Lying Man Teammates Than Through Times Told Worse]
Topic:
- When I got there, all the pasta and science stuff hadn't quite caught on in England - things that were perfectly acceptable then wouldn't be tolerated now.
[ Acceptable Caught England Got Hadn Now Pasta Perfectly Quite Science Stuff Then Things Tolerated Were]
Topic:
- Yeah, but you need an experienced radio veteran who is a liberal advocate. And there just hadn't been any radio that did that. And so they weren't trained - they had developed all these bad habits of being objective and balanced and stuff like that.
[ Advocate Any Bad Balanced Been Being Developed Did Experienced Habits Had Hadn Just Liberal Need Objective Radio Stuff These Trained Veteran Weren Yeah]
Topic:
- I always thought it hadn't influenced me very much, but I heard from many people from England that many motives from German fairytales are to be found in my books.
[ Always Books England Fairytales Found German Hadn Heard Influenced Many Motives Much Thought Very]
Topic:
- Would Hamlet have felt the delicious fascination of suicide if he hadn't had an audience, and lines to speak?
[ Audience Delicious Fascination Felt Had Hadn Hamlet Lines Speak Suicide Would]
Topic:
- When Culture Club broke up, I hadn't been going out a lot because we'd been working all the time, so I suddenly had this period of leisure. And it was just around the time that the whole acid house thing kicked off in London.
[ Acid Around Because Been Broke Club Culture Going Had Hadn House Just Kicked Leisure London Lot Off Out Period Suddenly Thing Time Up Whole Working]
Topic:
- I hadn't accepted he was seriously ill. The idea that someone so close to you couldn't wake up was utterly incomprehensible. Then the doctor came in... Maurice had no brain left. There wasn't any activity at all.
[ Accepted Activity Any Brain Came Close Doctor Had Hadn Idea Ill Incomprehensible Left Maurice Seriously Someone Then Up Utterly Wake]
Topic:
- We said we'd fly the flag without him and carry on. I didn't give him a kiss because I still hadn't accepted what was happening. I was hoping that some miracle was going to happen. Of course, it didn't. I wish I had kissed him now.
[ Accepted Because Carry Course Flag Fly Give Going Had Hadn Happen Happening Him Hoping Kiss Kissed Miracle Now Said Some Still Wish Without]
Topic:
- Our managers hadn't had that kind of success - the record company hadn't, we hadn't - and the feeling was that the next record had to be even bigger, and if it wasn't it would be some kind of failure.
[ Bigger Company Even Failure Feeling Had Hadn Kind Managers Next Our Record Some Success Would]
Topic:
- We had to support our player and genuinely felt, like Rio has said, that it was an honest mistake. It is important to know that Manchester United never said, and Rio Ferdinand never said, that a mistake hadn't been made.
[ Been Felt Ferdinand Genuinely Had Hadn Honest Important Know Made Manchester Mistake Never Our Player Rio Said Support United]
Topic:
- Just this morning, out of a large memory for songs, and having been obsessed by them since childhood, suddenly, at the age of 84, I thought of a song I hadn't thought of in over 50 years. It came into my head unbidden.
[ Age Been Came Childhood Hadn Having Head Into Just Large Memory Morning Obsessed Out Over Since Song Songs Suddenly Them Thought Years]
Topic:
- I appeared on a show with Jonathan Harris on it-the Bill Dana show-even before Lost In Space. Someone gave me a tape of it in the past year, but in all these years we hadn't remembered.
[ Appeared Before Bill Gave Hadn Harris Jonathan Lost Past Remembered Show Someone Space Tape These Year Years]
Topic:
- There's a certain way you stand to give yourself authority, which gives you the texture for the part. I chose that my character hadn't been married, he'd worked his way up the chain of command. For a small cameo role, I gave it a lot of thought.
[ Authority Been Cameo Certain Chain Character Chose Command Gave Give Gives Hadn His Lot Married Part Role Small Stand Texture Thought Up Way Which Worked Yourself]
Topic:
- I have a really hard time writing my own lyrics for this record, because one, I had to write so many and also I was kind of perplexed by the idea of how I was going to sing and play... because at that time, we hadn't really thought about asking someone else.
[ Also Asking Because Else Going Had Hadn Hard How Idea Kind Lyrics Many Own Perplexed Play Really Record Sing Someone Thought Time Write Writing]
Topic:
- Well, it was kind of accidental that Jim started playing with us, although it wasn't sudden... we hadn't really looked around to think who could be a fifth member.
[ Accidental Although Around Could Fifth Hadn Jim Kind Looked Member Playing Really Started Sudden Think Us Well]
Topic:
- The moment comes when a character does or says something you hadn't thought about. At that moment he's alive and you leave it to him.
[ Alive Character Comes Does Hadn Him Leave Moment Says Something Thought]
Topic:
- Sammy and I got together and it was like we hadn't missed a beat.
[ Beat Got Hadn Missed Sammy Together]
Topic:
- The best compliment I ever had is, one day I was in Nashville, some disc jockey said, Hey, that sounds like a Tom T. Hall song. Up until then there hadn't been any such thing.
[ Any Been Best Compliment Day Disc Ever Had Hadn Hall Hey Jockey Nashville Said Some Song Sounds Such Then Thing Tom Until Up]
Topic:
- Black and white players hadn't appeared together in public before Teddy Wilson and I began working with B.G.
[ Appeared Before Began Black Hadn Players Public Teddy Together White Wilson Working]
Topic:
- I had a hard time with that hockey. I hadn't grown up skating, so that was my biggest challenge. We worked on it and worked on it. But then when we first shot it, it was so hard for me.
[ Biggest Challenge First Grown Had Hadn Hard Hockey Shot Skating Then Time Up Worked]
Topic:
- That was the impetus for me to do music or art, because I knew if I didn't try when I was young, then I would get to be in my 40's and I'd be really unhappy that I hadn't.
[ Art Because Get Hadn Impetus Knew Music Really Then Try Unhappy Would Young]
Topic:
- If it was Europe, I just picked a country that I hadn't been to, but I didn't try to check up on what was going on in the country or anything like that. I just went and had a good time and met a lot of very nice people who are still my friends.
[ Anything Been Check Country Europe Friends Going Good Had Hadn Just Lot Met Nice Picked Still Time Try Up Very Went]
Topic:
- Most of the younger people I knew didn't seem to have a handle on things; they hadn't found their place, they didn't understand how the world works, they didn't understand how to treat other people, and they didn't know how to stop thinking about themselves.
[ Found Hadn Handle How Knew Know Most Other Place Seem Stop Their Themselves Things Thinking Treat Understand Works World Younger]
Topic:
- If I hadn't of had music in my life, it's quite possible I'd be dead and I'd much rather be alive.
[ Alive Dead Had Hadn Life Much Music Possible Quite Rather]
Topic:
- I was starstruck and completely confused; making a film of this story hadn't even occurred to me, and I hadn't written a single line of the book yet. I had no idea how this man knew anything about my book proposal.
[ Anything Book Completely Confused Even Film Had Hadn How Idea Knew Line Making Man Occurred Proposal Single Story Written Yet]
Topic:
- I did go there later, but I hadn't been there before I wrote the book. Sometimes I feel like the imagined can feel more real than the real?
[ Been Before Book Did Feel Go Hadn Imagined Later More Real Sometimes Than Wrote]
Topic:
- Now I meet people with full-color Wolverine tattoos on their backs. Thank God I did okay, because I think if I hadn't, they'd spit on me in the street.
[ Backs Because Did God Hadn Meet Now Okay Spit Street Tattoos Thank Their Think Wolverine]
Topic:
- If he hadn't done that interview with Bashir, he wouldn't be there now. That was the first time he ever did an interview like that. He was afraid of something like that all along. And it happened.
[ Afraid Along Did Done Ever First Hadn Happened Interview Now Something Time]
Topic:
- I hadn't been practicing or playing or anything. But that had been a vital part of my life.
[ Anything Been Had Hadn Life Part Playing Practicing Vital]
Topic:
- Well, the biggest Norwegian newspaper regarded this as an arrest, since they hadn't told us that they were coming and they brought me in. So the biggest Norwegian newspaper looked upon that as an arrest.
[ Arrest Biggest Brought Coming Hadn Looked Newspaper Norwegian Regarded Since Told Upon Us Well Were]
Topic:
- I'd met a woman and I got married, but the money ran out right away. I hadn't had a job for seven months, and it just came over me that I was never going to work again. It hit me.
[ Again Away Came Going Got Had Hadn Hit Job Just Married Met Money Months Never Out Over Ran Right Seven Woman Work]
Topic:
- I wish we hadn't used all the keys on the keyboard.
[ Hadn Keyboard Keys Used Wish]
Topic:
- I did everything I could to stay in college and pay my own way, so I think that if success hadn't come so quickly, I would still be pursuing it.
[ College Come Could Did Everything Hadn Own Pay Pursuing Quickly Stay Still Success Think Way Would]
Topic:
- I only went to one Star Trek convention and that was in the late '80s. I hadn't gone to a convention before that. It was quite amusing, with the people dressed up and all of that.
[ Amusing Before Convention Dressed Gone Hadn Late Only Quite Star Trek Up Went]
Topic:
- I don't think one should ever come to my stage of life and have to look back and say, Gosh. I wish I hadn't spent all those years doing that job I was never really interested in.
[ Back Come Doing Ever Gosh Hadn Interested Job Life Look Never Really Say Should Spent Stage Think Those Wish Years]
Topic:
- Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge amount of attention to those genres, but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out.
[ After Amount Appreciation Attention Different Doing Finishing Gave Genres Hadn Huge Movie Movies Out Paid Play Really Sense Those Until Up Way]
Topic:
- He looked at me as if I were a side dish he hadn't ordered.
[ Dish Hadn Looked Ordered Side Were]
Topic:
- If I hadn't had the talent, the networks wouldn't have televised my fights. No one has made me; I made myself. I paid my dues.
[ Dues Fights Had Hadn Made Myself Networks Paid Talent Televised]
Topic:
- I'd have been a filmmaker or a cartoonist or something else which extended from the visual arts into the making of narratives if I hadn't been able to shift into fiction.
[ Able Arts Been Cartoonist Else Extended Fiction Filmmaker Hadn Into Making Narratives Shift Something Visual Which]
Topic:
- So it was sort of an odd time because I had been hired, but my paperwork hadn't gone through. So I worked as an intern during the government shutdown, as an intern, but I already had a job.
[ Already Because Been During Gone Government Had Hadn Hired Intern Job Odd Paperwork Sort Through Time Worked]
Topic:
- I hadn't really noticed that I had a hearing problem. I just thought most people had given up on speaking clearly.
[ Clearly Given Had Hadn Hearing Just Most Noticed Problem Really Speaking Thought Up]
Topic:
- I had to get in touch with the source, I had to go back into my abandonment issues with my mother, I had to go into issues with my father I hadn't even looked at before.
[ Abandonment Back Before Even Father Get Go Had Hadn Into Issues Looked Mother Source Touch]
Topic:
- If it hadn't been for the Cold War, neither Russia nor America would have been sending people into space.
[ America Been Cold Hadn Into Neither Nor Russia Sending Space War Would]
Topic:
- We'd never have got a chance to go outside and look at the earth if it hadn't been for space exploration and NASA.
[ Been Chance Earth Exploration Go Got Hadn Look Nasa Never Outside Space]
Topic:
- If I hadn't become a celebrity, I'd probably be an alcoholic.
[ Alcoholic Become Celebrity Hadn Probably]
Topic:
- If God hadn't rested on Sunday, He would have had time to finish the world.
[ Finish God Had Hadn Rested Sunday Time World Would]
Topic:
- So it was just a case of getting a bunch of songs that I had been writing for years but hadn't recorded together, and the result was My Own Best Enemy.
[ Been Best Bunch Case Enemy Getting Had Hadn Just Own Recorded Result Songs Together Writing Years]
Topic:
- And at the same time, I had my very first concert at the age of 16. I hadn't heard a symphony orchestra before, and I was so deeply impressed I said I have to be a conductor.
[ Age Before Concert Conductor Deeply First Had Hadn Heard Impressed Orchestra Said Same Symphony Time Very]
Topic:
- We should be the natural home for the millions of Britons of immigrant origin. But we're not. Because too often we've sounded like people who wish they hadn't come here at all.
[ Because Britons Come Hadn Here Home Immigrant Millions Natural Often Origin Should Sounded Too Wish]
Topic:
- My fictitious characters will take the bit between their teeth and gallop off and do something that I hadn't counted on. However, I always insist on dragging them back to the straight and narrow.
[ Always Back Between Bit Characters Counted Dragging Fictitious Gallop Hadn However Insist Narrow Off Something Straight Take Teeth Their Them Will]
Topic:
- I'd like to think I could have and should have won more, but that's not the point. And I was at the point where I was playing great tennis in the mid 80s - the type of tennis people hadn't seen before - and I was very proud of that.
[ Before Could Great Hadn Mid More Playing Point Proud Seen Should Tennis Think Type Very Where Won]
Topic:
- Personally, coming out was one of the most important things I've ever done, lifting from my shoulders the millstone of lies that I hadn't even realized I was carrying.
[ Carrying Coming Done Even Ever Hadn Important Lies Lifting Most Out Personally Realized Shoulders Things]
Topic:
- I wouldn't have seen it if I hadn't believed it.
[ Believed Hadn Seen]
Topic:
- At college I'd seen my dead frog's limbs twitch under some applied stimulus or other - seen, but hadn't believed. Didn't dream of thinking beyond or around what I saw.
[ Applied Around Believed Beyond College Dead Dream Frog Hadn Limbs Other Saw Seen Some Stimulus Thinking Twitch Under]
Topic:
- I hadn't worked for a year when I had my Prison Break audition and it was the easiest audition I've ever had. I got the script on Friday, went to the audition on Monday and got the part on Tuesday. I was shooting the pilot a week later. I didn't have time to be nervous - it happened so quickly.
[ Audition Break Easiest Ever Friday Got Had Hadn Happened Later Monday Nervous Part Pilot Prison Quickly Script Shooting Time Tuesday Week Went Worked Year]
Topic:
- Well, actually yes, in 1988. There was a warrant for me because my assistant hadn't paid a ticket of mine.
[ Actually Assistant Because Hadn Mine Paid Ticket Warrant Well Yes]
Topic:
- If I hadn't done this I might have ended up digging the roads.
[ Digging Done Ended Hadn Might Roads Up]
Topic:
- If I hadn't started painting, I would have raised chickens.
[ Chickens Hadn Painting Raised Started Would]
Topic:
- For a fortnight nobody at all emailed me, or posted a follow-up. Doesn't anyone care, I thought? It turned out my newsreader was broken, and hadn't posted at all.
[ Anyone Broken Care Emailed Follow-Up Fortnight Hadn Nobody Out Posted Thought Turned]
Topic:
- I got to do a whole slew of TV movies playing the bad guy, including an episode of Smallville. That would never have happened if I hadn't done the Stand.
[ Bad Done Episode Got Guy Hadn Happened Including Movies Never Playing Slew Stand Tv Whole Would]
Topic:
- Years and years ago, when everyone knew that Pierce was going to be doing the job, they started selecting new people. I had this bizarre thing when I hadn't done many movies, and of going on for an interview.
[ Ago Bizarre Doing Done Everyone Going Had Hadn Interview Job Knew Many Movies New Pierce Selecting Started Thing Years]
Topic:
- Oh yeah - I watched Knife in the Water, saw the shot, and repeated it. But even if I hadn't seen that film, inevitably the camera would've ended up on top of that mast, I mean if you think of it there are only so many dynamic shots on a boat.
[ Boat Camera Dynamic Ended Even Film Hadn Inevitably Knife Many Mean Oh Only Repeated Saw Seen Shot Shots Think Top Up Watched Water Would Yeah]
Topic:
- What hadn't been realized in the literature until now is that merely to describe how severely something has been tested in the past itself embodies inductive assumptions, even as a statement about the past.
[ Assumptions Been Describe Embodies Even Hadn How Inductive Itself Literature Merely Now Past Realized Severely Something Statement Tested Until]
Topic:
- What had disappointed me at the time of the last tour, was to go on a worldwide tour, we were at some incredible places and we couldn't enjoy it, hadn't the time.
[ Disappointed Enjoy Go Had Hadn Incredible Last Places Some Time Tour Were Worldwide]
Topic:
- I hadn't worked for a couple of years so I thought it would be nice to earn some money and pay the bills.
[ Bills Couple Earn Hadn Money Nice Pay Some Thought Worked Would Years]
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- Growing up, if I hadn't had sports, I don't know where I'd be. God only knows what street corners I'd have been standing on and God only knows what I'd have been doing, but instead I played hockey and went to school and stayed out of trouble.
[ Been Corners Doing God Growing Had Hadn Hockey Instead Know Knows Only Out Played School Sports Standing Stayed Street Trouble Up Went Where]
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- I hadn't done just a straight-out comedy in a long time, just letting an ensemble do really good character acting, having them carry the movie as in my earlier pictures.
[ Acting Carry Character Comedy Done Earlier Ensemble Good Hadn Having Just Letting Long Movie Pictures Really Them Time]
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- Anyway, I collapsed in France in the middle of a tour. I hadn't been eating properly, I was getting very phobic about audiences, and I collapsed in pure fright.
[ Anyway Audiences Been Collapsed Eating France Fright Getting Hadn Middle Phobic Properly Pure Tour Very]
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- I figured, if I failed, I'd tried something that I hadn't tried before and if one movie was going to destroy my career than I didn't have much of a career to start with. I just went for it. God willing I wasn't over the top and didn't embarrass myself.
[ Before Career Destroy Embarrass Failed Figured God Going Hadn Just Movie Much Myself Over Something Start Than Top Tried Went Willing]
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- Unless an entire row of people got up in the middle of a performance and left the theater in disgust, I felt as though I hadn't done my job.
[ Disgust Done Entire Felt Got Hadn Job Left Middle Performance Row Theater Though Unless Up]
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- I hadn't even watched '24' before, and the audition was kind of far away. When I got the material, there wasn't a character yet, so it almost seemed like an assistant to Jack Bauer saying, 'Yes, sir. No, sir.'
[ Almost Assistant Audition Away Before Character Even Far Got Hadn Jack Kind Material Saying Seemed Sir Watched Yes Yet]
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- I had just arrived in New York from California. I was nineteen years old and excited beyond belief. I was an art student and an acting student and behaved as most young actors did - meaning that there was no such thing as a good actor, 'cause you yourself hadn't shown up yet.
[ Acting Actor Actors Arrived Art Behaved Belief Beyond California Cause Did Excited Good Had Hadn Just Meaning Most New Nineteen Old Shown Student Such Thing Up Years Yet York Young Yourself]
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- Although I'd first seen Senator Hart in Aspen, Colorado, at a New Year's Day party in 1987, we hadn't talked.
[ Although Aspen Colorado Day First Hadn Hart New Party Seen Senator Talked Year]
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- We knew that we wanted to play heavy music but I hadn't gotten into melody and things like that.
[ Gotten Hadn Heavy Into Knew Melody Music Play Things Wanted]
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- The position I took at the time was that we hadn't really examined any of the potential environmental consequences of introducing genetically modified organisms.
[ Any Consequences Environmental Examined Genetically Hadn Introducing Modified Organisms Position Potential Really Time Took]
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- They wanted to jump on their own bandwagon. Bobby Charlton had never made it as a manager. Bobby Moore hadn't either. I think they never stopped trying to put me in the same category. That was the road they went down with me.
[ Bandwagon Bobby Category Charlton Down Either Had Hadn Jump Made Manager Moore Never Own Put Road Same Stopped Their Think Trying Wanted Went]
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- If my father's business hadn't gone broke, I'd be exporting nuts, bolts and sugar machinery right now. What an awful thought!
[ Awful Bolts Broke Business Exporting Father Gone Hadn Machinery Now Nuts Right Sugar Thought]
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- If it hadn't been for the videocassette, I may not have had a career at all.
[ Been Career Had Hadn May]
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- My music wouldn't sound the way it does if I hadn't had the experience of conducting.
[ Conducting Does Experience Had Hadn Music Sound Way]
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- I had taken a course in Ethics. I read a thick textbook, heard the class discussions and came out of it saying I hadn't learned a thing I didn't know before about morals and what is right or wrong in human conduct.
[ Before Came Class Conduct Course Discussions Ethics Had Hadn Heard Human Know Learned Morals Out Read Right Saying Taken Textbook Thick Thing Wrong]
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- I hadn't realized until I covered the police beat just how seedy crime is.
[ Beat Covered Crime Hadn How Just Police Realized Until]
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- We just happened to come along at time where there hadn't been a new young adult drama that also could appeal to adults as well in quite some time. We sort of found a little bit of a niche.
[ Adult Adults Along Also Appeal Been Bit Come Could Drama Found Hadn Happened Just Little New Niche Quite Some Sort Time Well Where Young]
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- If we hadn't put a man on the moon, there wouldn't be a Silicon Valley today.
[ Hadn Man Moon Put Silicon Today Valley]
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- This is one of the factors that also made me very much want to make this film, apart from the fact that I loved it. If the boy hadn't been Jewish and the man hadn't been Muslim, it wouldn't have made any difference to the film. I don't think it's relevant, really.
[ Also Any Apart Been Boy Difference Fact Factors Film Hadn Jewish Loved Made Make Man Much Muslim Really Relevant Think Very Want]
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- Indeed, if our ancestors of millions of years ago hadn't learned how to care for one another and hunt in packs, they'd all have ended up being eaten by leopards.
[ Ago Ancestors Another Being Care Eaten Ended Hadn How Hunt Indeed Learned Millions Our Packs Up Years]
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- People talked to me in a way I think they would not have talked to somebody who hadn't shared the experience; they gave me their papers, they gave me their diaries. I found people constantly opening up to me. And I think they did because I had shared that experience with them.
[ Because Constantly Diaries Did Experience Found Gave Had Hadn Opening Papers Shared Somebody Talked Their Them Think Up Way Would]
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- I think what drove me insane for a long time is feeling like I hadn't earned most of what I achieved because it came so fast.
[ Achieved Because Came Drove Earned Fast Feeling Hadn Insane Long Most Think Time]
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- And we just went with Julie because that name hadn't been used in any other popular songs at the time.
[ Any Because Been Hadn Julie Just Name Other Popular Songs Time Used Went]
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- I don't think I would have been a writer if I hadn't been a mother. I wanted to construct something that contained some of these feelings that I had, some of these discoveries or revelations.
[ Been Construct Contained Discoveries Feelings Had Hadn Mother Revelations Some Something These Think Wanted Would Writer]
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- As far as I was concerned, the Depression was an ill wind that blew some good. If it hadn't occurred, my parents would have given me my college education. As it was, I had to scrabble for it.
[ Blew College Concerned Depression Education Far Given Good Had Hadn Ill Occurred Parents Scrabble Some Wind Would]
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- Watching the completed version of The Two Towers for example, I was very conscious of scenes - sometimes whole sequences - that I had seen being filmed or edited but which hadn't made it into the final cut.
[ Being Completed Conscious Cut Edited Example Filmed Final Had Hadn Into Made Scenes Seen Sequences Sometimes Towers Two Version Very Watching Which Whole]
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- You know, musicians aren't very stable, in case you hadn't noticed.
[ Case Hadn Know Musicians Noticed Stable Very]
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- And my parents' separation was tricky. But my mum had always been really honest with me, and treated me like an adult even when I was really young, so I knew they hadn't been getting on.
[ Adult Always Been Even Getting Had Hadn Honest Knew Mum Parents Really Separation Treated Tricky Young]
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- The next day I was in my school's production of All My Sons. This was the performance where I realized something was happening between me and the audience that I hadn't recognized before.
[ Audience Before Between Day Hadn Happening Next Performance Production Realized Recognized School Something Sons Where]
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- I hadn't performed by myself in a while. It feels very natural to me, and I assume people come for the very same reasons as they do when I'm with the band: to be moved, for something to happen to them.
[ Assume Band Come Feels Hadn Happen Moved Myself Natural Performed Reasons Same Something Them Very While]
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- It just took all of that to come to a screeching halt, to get to the point of having nothing, for me to finally realize, Hey, what are you fighting with this for? Until then, I hadn't claimed my faith as my own; I had just grown up with it.
[ Claimed Come Faith Fighting Finally Get Grown Had Hadn Halt Having Hey Just Nothing Own Point Realize Screeching Then Took Until Up]
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- There is only one optimist. He has been here since man has been on this earth, and that is man himself. If we hadn't had such a magnificent optimism to carry us through all these things, we wouldn't be here. We have survived it on our optimism.
[ Been Carry Earth Had Hadn Here Himself Magnificent Man Only Optimism Optimist Our Since Such Survived These Things Through Us]
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- Only after awhile. After it came out and people began to engage in discussions about the social reflections of the film that I realized it had an importance I hadn't thought of.
[ After Awhile Began Came Discussions Engage Film Had Hadn Importance Only Out Realized Reflections Social Thought]
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- I remember the day I found out my draft status. I was really floored and kind of staggered around in a daze. It just hadn't occurred to me that I could end up in Vietnam.
[ Around Could Day Draft End Floored Found Hadn Just Kind Occurred Out Really Remember Staggered Status Up Vietnam]
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- Sometimes I wondered whether I hadn't let my career get confined to one direction, but lately I've decided to accept the fact that I have this opportunity to be successful doing comedies.
[ Accept Career Comedies Confined Decided Direction Doing Fact Get Hadn Lately Opportunity Sometimes Successful Whether Wondered]
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- Everything was my fault. I was so dumb. But if I hadn't made the mistakes I made, I wouldn't have met the wonderful woman I've been married to for over 30 years, so I guess that makes the mistakes OK.
[ Been Dumb Everything Fault Guess Hadn Made Makes Married Met Mistakes Ok Over Woman Wonderful Years]
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- I don't think I would have stayed for the second season if I hadn't been happy.
[ Been Hadn Happy Season Second Stayed Think Would]
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- I don't think we would still be here if we hadn't gone public.
[ Gone Hadn Here Public Still Think Would]
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- I hadn't been a recording artist all that long when albums came on the scene, and I was one of the first singers to point the way to how varied an album's contents could be.
[ Album Albums Artist Been Came Contents Could First Hadn How Long Point Recording Scene Singers Varied Way]
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- He is the king. If it hadn't been for Link Wray and 'Rumble,' I would have never picked up a guitar.
[ Been Guitar Hadn King Link Never Picked Rumble Up Would Wray]
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- I never did very well in math - I could never seem to persuade the teacher that I hadn't meant my answers literally.
[ Answers Could Did Hadn Literally Math Meant Never Persuade Seem Teacher Very Well]
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- If I hadn't been President of the United States, I probably would have ended up a piano player in a bawdy house.
[ Been Ended Hadn House Piano Player President Probably States United Up Would]
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- You're always in a different headspace when you make each record, so hopefully they're all different. You just pick up things that you wish you hadn't done on the first one.
[ Always Different Done Each First Hadn Hopefully Just Make Pick Record Things Up Wish]
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- There aren't traditions of freedom in a place like Iraq. They're going to have to come to grips with a concept that they hadn't been allowed to conceive before.
[ Allowed Been Before Come Conceive Concept Freedom Going Grips Hadn Iraq Place Traditions]
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- I hadn't done anything in six years; I was just vegetating.
[ Anything Done Hadn Just Six Years]
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- After years in white theaters I dreaded working in colored houses. The noise, the stomping, whistling, and cheering that hadn't annoyed me when I was young was now something I dreaded.
[ After Annoyed Cheering Colored Dreaded Hadn Houses Noise Now Something Theaters Whistling White Working Years Young]
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- I also hate those holidays that fall on a Monday where you don't get mail, those fake holidays like Columbus Day. What did Christopher Columbus do, discover America? If he hadn't, somebody else would have and we'd still be here. Big deal.
[ Also America Big Christopher Columbus Day Deal Did Discover Else Fake Fall Get Hadn Hate Here Holidays Mail Monday Somebody Still Those Where Would]
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- Two years ago I hadn't even thought of the Woman in White, and I was doing a television show and I said I hadn't found a story and the next day somebody rang me and said have you ever thought of the Woman in White.
[ Ago Day Doing Even Ever Found Hadn Next Rang Said Show Somebody Story Television Thought Two White Woman Years]
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- If there hadn't been women we'd still be squatting in a cave eating raw meat, because we made civilization in order to impress our girlfriends.
[ Because Been Cave Civilization Eating Girlfriends Hadn Impress Made Meat Order Our Raw Still Women]
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- It would have been an interesting run if we hadn't gotten along! It was good casting, I suppose.
[ Along Been Casting Good Gotten Hadn Interesting Run Suppose Would]
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- If they hadn't scored, we would've won.
[ Hadn Scored Won Would]
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- I guess you could write a good song if your heart hadn't been broken, but I don't know of anyone whose heart hasn't been broken.
[ Anyone Been Broken Could Good Guess Hadn Hasn Heart Know Song Whose Write Your]
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- I can't speak for the other authors, but what I hoped to achieve was to illuminate certain corners of the Lucas universe that hadn't yet been explored.
[ Achieve Authors Been Certain Corners Explored Hadn Hoped Illuminate Lucas Other Speak Universe Yet]
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- I hadn't realized the number of people that are still interested in listening to what I am doing, people I would never know about if not for being online.
[ Am Being Doing Hadn Interested Know Listening Never Number Online Realized Still Would]
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- Yes, sir, a patrol car came and took me down to a station where they were trying to develop films, but they hadn't got the facilities to develop colored film.
[ Came Car Colored Develop Down Facilities Film Films Got Hadn Patrol Sir Station Took Trying Were Where Yes]
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- I hadn't focused on mechanics since I signed professionally.
[ Focused Hadn Mechanics Professionally Signed Since]
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