Laurie Anderson - But as the Pope has a long arm, which might reach me in France, I have gone a little out of the way to tell him the plain truths contained in these pages.
[ Arm Contained France Gone Him Little Long Might Out Pages Plain Pope Reach Tell These Truths Way Which]
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Richard Briers - I know that I've got big ears and a big forehead and that my hair sticks up. But I'm happy with myself. I'm not necessarily trying to win a beauty pageant here.
[ Beauty Big Ears Forehead Got Hair Happy Here Know Myself Necessarily Pageant Sticks Trying Up Win]
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Geoffrey Chaucer - You have to examine a scene on the page first. Then you get into the basics of acting: Who are you? Who are you talking to? How do you feel about that person?
[ Acting Basics Examine Feel First Get How Into Page Person Scene Talking Then]
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Jeffrey Donovan - It's just a matter of me opening up the page and whatever is written on the page, that's what I'm here to do.
[ Here Just Matter Opening Page Up Whatever Written]
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Geoff Downes - It is difficult sharing and capturing so many years of memories and the people behind the words-and even though that guest book can speak volumes, in between, the pages remain so silent.
[ Behind Between Book Capturing Difficult Even Guest Many Memories Pages Remain Sharing Silent Speak Though Volumes Years]
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Daniel Drew - Sometimes I read a script and it's obvious from early on that it's one where the suspension of disbelief has to develop strongly from page one. Some are more reality-based.
[ Develop Disbelief Early More Obvious Page Read Reality-Based Script Some Sometimes Strongly Suspension Where]
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Clifton Paul Fadiman - And after I compose my programs, but it is very easy because I look to the music in a very natural way without fuss, and so I look always music, in my home, like books and books and books, choose books and you read the pages, so I do this with music, and I make programs.
[ After Always Because Books Choose Compose Easy Fuss Home Look Make Music Natural Pages Programs Read Very Way Without]
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Maurice Gibb - For every issue, I send four pages of finished marginals and they select the ones they need.
[ Every Finished Four Issue Need Ones Pages Select Send]
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Althea Gibson - The reason I love comics more than anything else is that the longest story will be just a few pages. With a novel, it takes so many pages to get to one thing happening.
[ Anything Comics Else Few Get Happening Just Longest Love Many More Novel Pages Reason Story Takes Than Thing Will]
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Uta Hagen - When you meet someone for the first time, that's not the whole book. That's just the first page.
[ Book First Just Meet Page Someone Time Whole]
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Warren Jeffs - And that's how I start myself. I usually go back a couple of pages, maybe to the beginning of the chapter, and I start reading. And as I'm reading, I'm tweaking - putting in a different word, changing the syntax, putting that clause over there, you know that sort of thing.
[ Back Beginning Changing Chapter Clause Couple Different Go How Know Maybe Myself Over Pages Putting Reading Sort Start Syntax Thing Tweaking Usually Word]
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Eddie Jones - The World is a book, and those who do not travel read only a page.
[ Book Only Page Read Those Travel World]
Topic: Travel
Ronald Knox - I think the people will- who advocate having a step back and read those public opinion polls on the front page of the newspapers all over this country saying public supports restoration in restoration of the Everglades, protection of the parks and the creation of monuments.
[ Advocate Back Country Creation Everglades Front Having Monuments Newspapers Opinion Over Page Parks Polls Protection Public Read Restoration Saying Step Supports Think Those]
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Adriana Lima - It seems to me that those songs that have been any good, I have nothing much to do with the writing of them. The words have just crawled down my sleeve and come out on the page.
[ Any Been Come Crawled Down Good Just Much Nothing Out Page Seems Sleeve Songs Them Those Words Writing]
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Debi Mazar - In conclusion we may say, in view of the confirmation that our study has given of the parallelism between individual and racial thought of the Self, that in the history of psychology we discern the great profile which the race has drawn on the pages of time.
[ Between Conclusion Confirmation Discern Drawn Given Great History Individual May Our Pages Parallelism Profile Psychology Race Racial Say Self Study Thought Time View Which]
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Lord North - As I've explained to my wife many times, you have to kill your wife or mistress to get on the front page of the papers.
[ Explained Front Get Kill Many Mistress Page Papers Times Wife Your]
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Wiley Post - When good news about the market hits the front page of the New York Times, sell.
[ Front Good Hits Market New News Page Sell Times York]
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Earl F. Titcomb, Jr. - At Wal-Mart, if you couldn't explain an idea or a concept in simple terms on one page of paper Sam Walton considered the new idea too complicated to implement.
[ Complicated Concept Considered Explain Idea Implement New Page Paper Sam Simple Terms Too Wal-Mart Walton]
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Bill Walsh - In daytime, they're doing 50-60 pages a day, whereas nighttime, you do seven or eight.
[ Day Daytime Doing Eight Nighttime Pages Seven Whereas]
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Don Young - We Jews have a special attachment to the Book. The study of page after page in tomes yellowing with age was obligatory.
[ After Age Attachment Book Jews Obligatory Page Special Study]
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- I live for the present always. I accept this risk. I don't deny the past, but it's a page to turn.
[ Accept Always Deny Live Page Past Present Risk Turn]
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- History is the great dust-heap... a pageant and not a philosophy.
[ Great History Pageant Philosophy]
Topic:
- There are rhythmic ideas which sometimes only work up to a point. In writing there are moments when it just comes off the page, it's not just a collection of notes.
[ Collection Comes Ideas Just Moments Notes Off Only Page Point Rhythmic Sometimes Up Which Work Writing]
Topic:
- The answer scrawled on a blank page in a daily newspaper, was conceived whilst aboard a ferry.
[ Aboard Answer Blank Conceived Daily Ferry Newspaper Page Whilst]
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- Even though mother's issues are not front page news, they touch us all personally, some more than others, and I believe passionately in the power of grassroots engagement.
[ Believe Engagement Even Front Grassroots Issues More Mother News Others Page Passionately Personally Power Some Than Though Touch Us]
Topic:
- What we call a poem is mostly what is not there on the page. The strength of any poem is the poems that it has managed to exclude.
[ Any Call Exclude Managed Mostly Page Poem Poems Strength]
Topic:
- And once I know what the first page is, then the rest will come.
[ Come First Know Once Page Rest Then Will]
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- A page of my journal is like a cake of portable soup. A little may be diffused into a considerable portion.
[ Cake Considerable Diffused Into Journal Little May Page Portable Portion Soup]
Topic:
- A lot of feature films do two pages a day.
[ Day Feature Films Lot Pages Two]
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- Will the reader turn the page?
[ Page Reader Turn Will]
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- I love old books. They tell you stories about their use. You can see where the fingerprints touched the pages as they held the book open. You can see how long they lingered on each page by the finger stains.
[ Book Books Each Finger Fingerprints Held How Lingered Long Love Old Open Page Pages See Stories Tell Their Touched Use Where]
Topic:
- The comic page is dying; I didn't want to go with it.
[ Comic Dying Go Page Want]
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- I come from the place where I am thinking 'I have put my blood on the pages.'
[ Am Blood Come Pages Place Put Thinking Where]
Topic:
- My films are an extension of my poetry, using the white screen like the white page to be filled with images.
[ Extension Filled Films Images Page Poetry Screen Using White]
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- I think the thinking is, in the comic books, I should pack as much onto a page as possible, because, you know, it's kind of the cheaper format, and you want to give readers as much as you can for their dollar.
[ Because Books Cheaper Comic Dollar Format Give Kind Know Much Onto Pack Page Possible Readers Should Their Think Thinking Want]
Topic:
- I like that sense of we're all on the same page and trying to get the job done.
[ Done Get Job Page Same Sense Trying]
Topic:
- Television has a real problem. They have no page two.
[ Page Problem Real Television Two]
Topic:
- I think back to some of the things Harry said and some of the things I said trying to be funny. If I said them now, it would be on the front page of every newspaper in the country.
[ Back Country Every Front Funny Harry Newspaper Now Page Said Some Them Things Think Trying Would]
Topic:
- And I think within the pages of The Betrayal of America I think I present an overwhelming case that these five justices were up to no good, and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush.
[ America Betrayal Bush Case Deliberately Election Five George Good Hand Justices Out Overwhelming Pages Present Set These Think Up Were Within]
Topic:
- Within the pages of The Betrayal of America I prove that these justices were absolutely up to no good, and they deliberately set out to hand the election to George Bush.
[ Absolutely America Betrayal Bush Deliberately Election George Good Hand Justices Out Pages Prove Set These Up Were Within]
Topic:
- I don't sit around and study the pages of a script over and over again.
[ Again Around Over Pages Script Sit Study]
Topic:
- A love of books, of holding a book, turning its pages, looking at its pictures, and living its fascinating stories goes hand-in-hand with a love of learning.
[ Book Books Fascinating Goes Hand-In-Hand Holding Learning Living Looking Love Pages Pictures Stories Turning]
Topic:
- What is the worst of woes that wait on age? What stamps the wrinkle deeper on the brow? To view each loved one blotted from life's page, And be alone on earth, as I am now.
[ Age Alone Am Blotted Brow Deeper Each Earth Life Loved Now Page Stamps View Wait Woes Worst Wrinkle]
Topic:
- There is still a lot of misinformation being spread about higher education funding arrangements under the new Act. The students page on my website sets out the main points in the Act.
[ Act Arrangements Being Education Funding Higher Lot Main Misinformation New Out Page Points Sets Spread Still Students Under Website]
Topic:
- Indians were here first - it's about time. We're way behind the African Americans and Hispanic Americans in getting politically involved, but we're beginning to take a page out of their notebook.
[ African Americans Beginning Behind First Getting Here Hispanic Indians Involved Notebook Out Page Politically Take Their Time Way Were]
Topic:
- When you write down your life, every page should contain something no one has ever heard about.
[ Contain Down Ever Every Heard Life Page Should Something Write Your]
Topic:
- When you're doing that you lose your focus on the discipline of the business, and how you train people at Hamburger University, and everybody gets on a bigger, different vision, and they're not on the same page.
[ Bigger Business Different Discipline Doing Everybody Focus Gets Hamburger How Lose Page Same Train University Vision Your]
Topic:
- All that mankind has done, thought or been: it is lying as in magic preservation in the pages of books.
[ Been Books Done Lying Magic Mankind Pages Preservation Thought]
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- When I was in college, I was the editor of the literary magazine and insisted neither the editors nor the writers be specifically identified-only our student numbers appeared on the title page. I love that idea and still do.
[ Appeared College Editor Editors Idea Insisted Literary Love Magazine Neither Nor Numbers Our Page Specifically Still Student Title Writers]
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- I was not allowed to take notes but my friend and I memorised those two and a half pages. Most people talked to me because of the warning. They knew this book was not going to be the official line.
[ Allowed Because Book Friend Going Half Knew Line Most Notes Official Pages Take Talked Those Two Warning]
Topic:
- For me, a page of good prose is where one hears the rain and the noise of battle. It has the power to give grief or universality that lends it a youthful beauty.
[ Battle Beauty Give Good Grief Hears Lends Noise Page Power Prose Rain Universality Where Youthful]
Topic:
- Pleasure is a shadow, wealth is vanity, and power a pageant; but knowledge is ecstatic in enjoyment, perennial in frame, unlimited in space and indefinite in duration.
[ Duration Ecstatic Enjoyment Frame Indefinite Knowledge Pageant Perennial Pleasure Power Shadow Space Unlimited Vanity Wealth]
Topic:
- If I want to knock a story off the front page, I just change my hairstyle.
[ Change Front Hairstyle Just Knock Off Page Story Want]
Topic:
- When I took office, only high energy physicists had ever heard of what is called the Worldwide Web... Now even my cat has its own page.
[ Called Cat Energy Even Ever Had Heard High Now Office Only Own Page Physicists Took Web Worldwide]
Topic:
- You can give some kind of spark of life to a comic that a photograph doesn't really have. A photograph, even if it's connecting with you, it seems very dead on the page sometimes.
[ Comic Connecting Dead Even Give Kind Life Page Photograph Really Seems Some Sometimes Spark Very]
Topic:
- The New York Times editorial page is like a Ouija board that has only three answers, no matter what the question. The answers are: higher taxes, more restrictions on political speech and stricter gun control.
[ Answers Board Control Editorial Gun Higher Matter More New Only Page Political Question Restrictions Speech Stricter Taxes Three Times York]
Topic:
- Kennedy invited us into the White House-the first time in the history of the White House picketers had been invited inside. This made front page headlines.
[ Been First Front Had Headlines History House Inside Into Invited Kennedy Made Page Time Us White]
Topic:
- They put it on the page because it sounded good or it looked good or they read it in a book somewhere that this is how you structure a script or something, and they just don't get it. It's surprising.
[ Because Book Get Good How Just Looked Page Put Read Script Something Somewhere Sounded Structure Surprising]
Topic:
- I feel if some kid has sat down and felt I'm important enough to write two pages of words to and take up a lot of his valuable time, then he deserves a few words back, or even a phone call as I have done on a few occasions.
[ Back Call Deserves Done Down Enough Even Feel Felt Few His Important Kid Lot Occasions Pages Phone Sat Some Take Then Time Two Up Valuable Words Write]
Topic:
- You have to remember when we were going once a month, we were putting out issues that were 480 pages, and people were complaining that these were too big, I can't get through a 480 page magazine every month.
[ Big Complaining Every Get Going Issues Magazine Month Once Out Page Pages Putting Remember These Through Too Were]
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- We reduced the size of our front page code by about 50%, and by using absolute positioning, we are able to display important parts of the page before other parts may have fully loaded yet.
[ Able Absolute Before Code Display Front Fully Important Loaded May Other Our Page Parts Positioning Reduced Size Using Yet]
Topic:
- Generally my typical books have lots of twists and turns a big surprise ending and then usually another surprise at the end and ideally, as in Garden of Beasts, we get to the very end and we find at the last few pages that there's yet another surprise.
[ Another Beasts Big Books End Ending Few Find Garden Generally Get Ideally Last Lots Pages Surprise Then Turns Twists Typical Usually Very Yet]
Topic:
- They're pretty particular about what they show. They certainly edit the scripts and have conversations with the writers about what they are and aren't willing to portray. But the writers and the network are pretty much on the same page.
[ Certainly Conversations Edit Much Network Page Particular Portray Pretty Same Scripts Show Willing Writers]
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- The happy story right now is the full page in Vanity Fair, which gives me a great deal of exposure.
[ Deal Exposure Fair Full Gives Great Happy Now Page Right Story Vanity Which]
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- I didn't care about that because I'm not a diplomatic person to begin with. I just went along with things and did what I wanted to do because I knew they had to shoot their 12 pages a day. And when they realized that I didn't alter the text they really didn't mind what I did.
[ Along Alter Because Begin Care Day Did Diplomatic Had Just Knew Mind Pages Person Realized Really Shoot Text Their Things Wanted Went]
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- My goal is two pages a day, five days a week. I never want to write, but I'm always glad that I have done it. After I write, I go to work at the bookstore.
[ After Always Bookstore Day Days Done Five Glad Go Goal Never Pages Two Want Week Work Write]
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- There is no Frigate like a book to take us lands away nor any coursers like a page of prancing Poetry.
[ Any Away Book Lands Nor Page Poetry Prancing Take Us]
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- I just sit down and the page just comes out and I look at it and the elements that appear on that page have a lot to do with what's going on in my life.
[ Appear Comes Down Elements Going Just Life Look Lot Out Page Sit]
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- It took me about three years to write About Grace. I wasn't teaching two of those years, so I was working eight-hour days, five days a week. And it would include research and reading - it wasn't just a blank page, laying down words.
[ Blank Days Down Five Grace Include Just Laying Page Reading Research Teaching Those Three Took Two Week Words Working Would Write Years]
Topic:
- What is ironic is that Allen Ginsberg's importance was in its twilight for so many years that it took his death to bring it to the front page. He electrified an entire world!
[ Allen Bring Death Electrified Entire Front Ginsberg His Importance Ironic Many Page Took Twilight World Years]
Topic:
- You will, I am sure, agree with me that... if page 534 only finds us in the second chapter, the length of the first one must have been really intolerable.
[ Agree Am Been Chapter Finds First Intolerable Length Must Only Page Really Second Sure Us Will]
Topic:
- I wanted to feel like an artist for once in my life. I wanted to use other producers for respect, to let them know that I listen to other people's music and that I'm just not out here on my own page.
[ Artist Feel Here Just Know Life Listen Music Once Other Out Own Page Producers Respect Them Use Wanted]
Topic:
- We either accept weaknesses in good people or we have to tear pages out of the Bible.
[ Accept Bible Either Good Out Pages Tear Weaknesses]
Topic:
- Verse is not written, it is bled; Out of the poet's abstract head. Words drip the poem on the page; Out of his grief, delight and rage.
[ Abstract Bled Delight Drip Grief Head His Out Page Poem Poet Rage Verse Words Written]
Topic:
- I don't care who you are. When you sit down to write the first page of your screenplay, in your head, you're also writing your Oscar acceptance speech.
[ Acceptance Also Care Down First Head Oscar Page Screenplay Sit Speech Write Writing Your]
Topic:
- The decisive moment in the defeat of upper class, capital-S, Society may have come when, in newspapers all over the nation, what used to be call the Society page was replaced by the Style section.
[ Call Class Come Decisive Defeat May Moment Nation Newspapers Over Page Replaced Section Society Style Upper Used]
Topic:
- I had a financial page to write in the Mail on Sunday where I'd give tips on shares. I worked there for two and a half years. Nothing compares to the burst of energy felt on a newsroom floor when a big story breaks.
[ Big Breaks Burst Compares Energy Felt Financial Floor Give Had Half Mail Newsroom Nothing Page Shares Story Sunday Tips Two Where Worked Write Years]
Topic:
- I just feel I'm on a different page from the reviewers, so I've learned not to care about them too much.
[ Care Different Feel Just Learned Much Page Reviewers Them Too]
Topic:
- As an actor, you're pretty much a hired gun. You are reading other people's words off of a page and doing what they want you to do.
[ Actor Doing Gun Hired Much Off Other Page Pretty Reading Want Words]
Topic:
- It's so wrong when I pick up a new edition of Huckleberry Finn and I look at the last page and it doesn't say, Yours truly, at the end.
[ Edition End Finn Huckleberry Last Look New Page Pick Say Truly Up Wrong Yours]
Topic:
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning could write a poem two pages long. Could she have brought it to a music publisher?
[ Brought Browning Could Elizabeth Long Music Pages Poem Publisher She Two Write]
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- Homer's whole language, the language in which he lived, the language that he breathed, because he never saw it, or certainly those who formed his tradition never saw it, in characters on the pages. It was all on the tongue and in the ear.
[ Because Breathed Certainly Characters Ear Formed His Homer Language Lived Never Pages Saw Those Tongue Tradition Which Whole]
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- My only requirement for that first story was that there had to be a fight or an explosion on every page. Naturally, no one wanted to publish it, but I liked the character, did a few stories to keep my hand in.
[ Character Did Every Explosion Few Fight First Had Hand Keep Liked Naturally Only Page Publish Requirement Stories Story Wanted]
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- We start out talking about the story, trying to figure out who is who and what should happen, taking notes the whole time. Then I do a rough layout of the issue, showing what happens on each page. Then we discuss that some more.
[ Discuss Each Figure Happen Happens Issue Layout More Notes Out Page Rough Should Showing Some Start Story Taking Talking Then Time Trying Whole]
Topic:
- Keep writing. Try to do a little bit every day, even if the result looks like crap. Getting from page four to page five is more important than spending three weeks getting page four perfect.
[ Bit Crap Day Even Every Five Four Getting Important Keep Little Looks More Page Perfect Result Spending Than Three Try Weeks Writing]
Topic:
- It almost hurts me to walk down a road and have people grab my hand and ask for my autograph and not sit and talk. When I'm finished I'm not going to be on the front page, but I'm going to be just as happy without the publicity.
[ Almost Ask Autograph Down Finished Front Going Grab Hand Happy Hurts Just Page Publicity Road Sit Talk Walk Without]
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- It's just a matter of writing the kind of book I enjoy reading. Something better be happening at the beginning, and then on every page after, or I get irritated.
[ After Beginning Better Book Enjoy Every Get Happening Irritated Just Kind Matter Page Reading Something Then Writing]
Topic:
- To this wonderful page in our country's history another more glorious still will be added, and the slave shall show at last to his free brothers a sharpened sword forged from the links of his fetters.
[ Added Another Brothers Country Fetters Forged Free Glorious His History Last Links More Our Page Shall Sharpened Show Slave Still Sword Will Wonderful]
Topic:
- Hubert Humphrey talks so fast that listening to him is like trying to read Playboy magazine with your wife turning the pages.
[ Fast Him Hubert Humphrey Listening Magazine Pages Playboy Read Talks Trying Turning Wife Your]
Topic: History
- I think what we ought to be focusing on is that we are on path for the release of 75,000 pages of documents in connection with John Roberts' work in the White House, as in the counselor's office and as his time working as an assistant in the office of the attorney general.
[ Assistant Attorney Connection Counselor Documents Focusing General His House John Office Ought Pages Path Release Roberts Think Time White Work Working]
Topic:
- I want to take some jams and really concentrate on hooking up with Page because, since he's the only one not next to me, and his sound is mainly coming from my monitor rather than through the air, it's a little harder for me to hook up with him.
[ Air Because Coming Concentrate Harder Him His Hook Hooking Jams Little Mainly Monitor Next Only Page Rather Really Since Some Sound Take Than Through Up Want]
Topic:
- I've never written about my husband, Steve, or any of my children because I know them all too well. I see them in all their complexities which makes them impossible to render on the printed page.
[ Any Because Children Complexities Husband Impossible Know Makes Never Page Printed Render See Steve Their Them Too Well Which Written]
Topic:
- I've read the last page of the Bible. It's all going to turn out all right.
[ Bible Going Last Out Page Read Right Turn]
Topic:
- A significant number of pages and sentences that the administration wants to keep in a classified status have already been released publicly, some of it by public statements of the leadership of the CIA and the FBI.
[ Administration Already Been Cia Classified Fbi Keep Leadership Number Pages Public Publicly Released Sentences Significant Some Statements Status Wants]
Topic:
- Ensure that your script is watertight. If it's not on the page, it will never magically appear on the screen.
[ Appear Ensure Magically Never Page Screen Script Watertight Will Your]
Topic:
- There would be nights when I would wake up and couldn't get back to sleep. So I would go downstairs and write. The staff had a pool going on how many pages of typing I would bring in here in the morning.
[ Back Bring Downstairs Get Go Going Had Here How Many Morning Nights Pages Pool Sleep Staff Typing Up Wake Would Write]
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- Even the lamest page can be saved by collaboration.
[ Collaboration Even Page Saved]
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- My page is junk, because I hate putting anything to do with me on the site, it just feels wrong.
[ Anything Because Feels Hate Junk Just Page Putting Site Wrong]
Topic:
- Australia is a huge rest home, where no unwelcome news is ever wafted on to the pages of the worst newspapers in the world.
[ Australia Ever Home Huge News Newspapers Pages Rest Unwelcome Wafted Where World Worst]
Topic:
- In the morning, I reach for the sports page.
[ Morning Page Reach Sports]
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- I'd love to see more equal representation of female and male cartoonists on the comics page.
[ Cartoonists Comics Equal Female Love Male More Page Representation See]
Topic:
- The last copy of the Chicago Daily News I picked up had three crime stories on its front page. But by comparison to the gaudy days, this is small-time stuff. Chicago is as full of crooks as a saw with teeth, but the era when they ruled the city is gone forever.
[ Chicago City Comparison Copy Crime Crooks Daily Days Era Forever Front Full Gaudy Gone Had Last News Page Picked Ruled Saw Stories Stuff Teeth Three Up]
Topic:
- But a writer's contribution is literary and a film is not literary. When you take that stuff off the page, and cast the people who are going to fit into those roles, that's what being a director is.
[ Being Cast Contribution Director Film Fit Going Into Literary Off Page Roles Stuff Take Those Writer]
Topic:
- I better make the plot good. I wanted to make it grip people on the first page and have a big turning point in the middle, as there is, and construct the whole thing like a roller coaster ride.
[ Better Big Coaster Construct First Good Grip Make Middle Page Plot Point Ride Roller Thing Turning Wanted Whole]
Topic:
- I am a very linear thinker, so I write beginning to end. I write hundreds of pages per book that never make it into print.
[ Am Beginning Book End Hundreds Into Linear Make Never Pages Per Print Thinker Very Write]
Topic:
- Perfection is an unattainable goal. It isn't going to be perfect. Just get words down on paper, and when you stumble to what you think is the end of the book, you will have hundreds of pages of words that came out of your head. It may not be perfect, but it looks like a book.
[ Book Came Down End Get Goal Going Head Hundreds Just Looks May Out Pages Paper Perfect Perfection Stumble Think Unattainable Will Words Your]
Topic:
- When I was in the seventh grade I did a report about the environment and the loss of species. It was supposed to be only a few pages, but ended up being nearly 50.
[ Being Did Ended Environment Few Grade Loss Nearly Only Pages Report Seventh Species Supposed Up]
Topic:
- Even before my audition, there were several pages missing from my script because those bits were so unbelievably secret not even I was allowed to see them.
[ Allowed Audition Because Before Bits Even Missing Pages Script Secret See Several Them Those Unbelievably Were]
Topic:
- No man is truly great who is great only in his lifetime. The test of greatness is the page of history.
[ Great Greatness His History Lifetime Man Only Page Test Truly]
Topic:
- I don't have the insight with the Longhorns that I do with the two teams that I own, but as a fan and reading the sports pages, I'm bullish about the Longhorns.
[ Fan Insight Longhorns Own Pages Reading Sports Teams Two]
Topic:
- In the account book of the Great War the page recording the Russian losses has been ripped out. The figures are unknown. Five millions, or eight? We ourselves know not.
[ Account Been Book Eight Figures Five Great Know Losses Millions Ourselves Out Page Recording Ripped Russian Unknown War]
Topic:
- I have three brothers and they're all into computers. They're all intellects. My mother would pay me a quarter a page to read a book and I couldn't make 50 cents. I just couldn't do it.
[ Book Brothers Cents Computers Intellects Into Just Make Mother Page Pay Quarter Read Three Would]
Topic:
- Lives of great men oft remind us as we o'er their pages turn, That we too may leave behind us - Letters that we ought to burn.
[ Behind Burn Er Great Leave Letters Lives May Men Oft Ought Pages Remind Their Too Turn Us]
Topic:
- I'm most suspicious of scripts that have a lot of stage direction at the top of the page... sunrise over the desert and masses of... a whole essay before you get to the dialogue.
[ Before Desert Dialogue Direction Essay Get Lot Masses Most Over Page Scripts Stage Sunrise Suspicious Top Whole]
Topic:
- Architecture has recorded the great ideas of the human race. Not only every religious symbol, but every human thought has its page in that vast book.
[ Architecture Book Every Great Human Ideas Only Page Race Recorded Religious Symbol Thought Vast]
Topic:
- Do you know anything that in all its innocence is more humiliating than the funny pages of a Sunday newspaper in America?
[ America Anything Funny Humiliating Innocence Know More Newspaper Pages Sunday Than]
Topic:
- I said, God, the press and people, they just really hate me and I'm really trying. Geraldine Page said, Listen to this, Tab. If people don't like you, that's their bad taste.
[ Bad Geraldine God Hate Just Listen Page Press Really Said Tab Taste Their Trying]
Topic:
- I know all's fair in love and war but when you go off and try to be by yourself and it ends up on the front page of the press it's frightening, knowing your life is under such scrutiny.
[ Ends Fair Frightening Front Go Know Knowing Life Love Off Page Press Scrutiny Such Try Under Up War Your Yourself]
Topic:
- For me, literature is a complex game, both mental and concrete, which is acted out in a physical manner on the page.
[ Acted Both Complex Concrete Game Literature Manner Mental Out Page Physical Which]
Topic:
- If you look closely, there is no book more visual than Three Trapped Tigers, in that it is filled with blank pages, dark pages, it has stars made of words, the famous magical cube made of numbers, and there is even a page which is a mirror.
[ Blank Book Closely Cube Dark Even Famous Filled Look Made Magical Mirror More Numbers Page Pages Stars Than Three Tigers Trapped Visual Which Words]
Topic:
- When I write, the first blank page, or any blank page, means nothing to me. What means something is a page that has been filled with words.
[ Any Been Blank Filled First Means Nothing Page Something Words Write]
Topic:
- You are just in the middle of a struggle with words which are really very stubborn things, with a blank page, with the damn thing that you use to write with, a pen or a typewriter, and you forget all about the reader when you are doing that.
[ Blank Damn Doing Forget Just Middle Page Pen Reader Really Struggle Stubborn Thing Things Typewriter Use Very Which Words Write]
Topic:
- Being nominated is a great thrill, and we like to say that all four of us were nominated, which means that our director, Anthony Page was nominated four times.
[ Anthony Being Director Four Great Means Nominated Our Page Say Thrill Times Us Were Which]
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- It's a comedy thriller, brilliantly written and it's full of twists and turns at every page. When I was reading it I was desperate to get to the end to find out what happens, it really hooks you.
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- I think it comes from really liking literary forms. Poetry is very beautiful, but the space on the page can be as affecting as where the text is. Like when Miles Davis doesn't play, it has a poignancy to it.
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- People want to find out what happens to the characters, and want to keep reading, and turning the pages.
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- Writing is really very easy. Tap a vein and bleed onto the page. Everything else is just technical.
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- And when I'm writing, I write a lot anyway. I might write pages and pages of conversation between characters that don't necessarily end up in the book, or in the story I'm working on, because they're simply my way of getting to know the characters.
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- DC used to print up all of their pages, they were the only company that did it.
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- The Cold War in Africa is one of the darkest, most disgraceful pages in contemporary history, and everybody ought to be ashamed.
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- When Shakespeare was writing, he wasn't writing for stuff to lie on the page; it was supposed to get up and move around.
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- What interests me is trying to catch the reflection of the human being on the page. I'm interested in how ordinary people live their lives.
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- The trick is to try and justify every word on the page and make sure my character is the man who would say that.
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- The important information you need at the beginning of an issue. Like way they did the old Frank Miller Daredevil issues in the first five pages he always had to state his origins and how he got his powers.
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- I am being frank about myself in this book. I tell of my first mistake on page 850.
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- I don't write a quick draft and then revise; instead, I work slowly page by page, revising and polishing.
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- Some days I'm lucky to squeeze out a page of copy that pleases me, but I get as many as six or seven pages on a very good day; the average is probably three pages.
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- There is no more respected or influential forum in the field of journalism than the New York Times. I look forward, with great anticipation, to contributing to its op-ed page.
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- We have become aware of the responsibility for our attitude towards the dark pages in our history. We have understood that bad service is done to the nation by those who are impelling to renounce that past.
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- Our biggest goal is to continue to force ourselves to always start our creative work on a white page and not take advantage of past successes and challenging ourselves.
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- If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters.
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- We went to the British Museum, and I was looking up my family in the books - pages and pages on it.
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- I like to be able to come and go as I please, and I don't really like having my face and name plastered around. I think it's a bit weird to have your name plastered on every page in a magazine, where in each case you're using a different piece of equipment.
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- In '93 to '94, every browser had its own flavor of HTML. So it was very difficult to know what you could put in a Web page and reliably have most of your readership see it.
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- Web pages are designed for people. For the Semantic Web, we need to look at existing databases.
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- Turning back the pages of my sweet shattered dream, I wonder if she'll ever do the same; And the thing that I call living is just being satisfied With knowing I've got no one left to blame.
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- As far as I'm concerned, the only difference between fact and what most people call fiction is about fifteen pages in the dictionary.
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- I do like to work on a Marvel method, so if I've got the opportunity, and the writer is happy to do it, I like to have a writer detail what happens on a page, but not saying what happens in every scene.
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- I was going to buy a book on hair loss, but the pages kept falling out.
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- So on my screenplay, on the left-hand side of the page, I will put all the ideas that refer to the scene next to it so I have some sort of pictorial reference.
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- And some poets are far better read off the page because they're very bad speakers. I'm thinking of one in particular whom I won't name, a good poet, and he reads in such a dry, boring way, your eyes start drooping.
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- You live for those really great scenes where you almost feel that the film has gone beyond what was printed on the script pages and been raised to another level.
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- If we could have somehow stayed away from the public and the press, it might have been different, but every private issue seemed to be played out on the front page.
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- I think basically lables were more interested in a Richard Page record than a Mr. Mister record.
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- That's what writing is all about, after all, making others see what you have put down on the page and believing that it does, or could, exist and you want to go there.
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- Additionally, borrowing a page from U.S. foreign policy, I decided to send a message to a government that was becoming increasingly hostile.
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- Ever since I began to compose, I have remained true to my starting principle: not to write a page because no matter what public, or what pretty girl wanted it to be thus or thus; but to write solely as I myself thought best, and as it gave me pleasure.
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- Back in the day after I won my first pageant there was an agency that was getting me work on the side.
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- As a writer, you have control of the words you put on the page. But once that manuscript leaves your hand, you give control to the reader. As a director, you are limited by everything: weather, budget, and egos.
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- I will throw all my best efforts into it, my thoughts and political observations, but ultimately I want to create a narrative that keeps you turning the pages and leaves you with a sense that this thing has a reason for being there.
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- The Sun in London ran a front page declaring my bum a national treasure. I really did laugh at that. Its not like it can actually do anything, except wiggle.
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- People were always able to look at Bettie Page and see what they needed her to be and she gave them that permission to do so. So in that way she's a feminist but I don't think she was ever trying to be.
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- The interesting thing about Bettie Page that I discovered was to leave the mystery. She always retained a little mystery. Let there be some unknowns.
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- I would say seeing the original Yardbirds with Jeff Beck and Jimmy Page at the old Fillmore was a pretty powerful influence on me.
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- I love chapbooks. They're in some ways the ideal form in which to publish and read poems. You can read 19 poems in a way you can't sit down and read 60 to 70 pages of poems.
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- Not only the style, but the way in which you don't exactly know what on earth has happened or is happening till about page two hundred - then it all becomes apparent in a blinding flash.
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- The printed page conveys information and commitment, and requires active involvement. Television conveys emotion and experience, and it's very limited in what it can do logically. It's an existential experience - there and then gone.
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- The first pages of memory are like the old family Bible. The first leaves are wholly faded and somewhat soiled with handling. But, when we turn further, and come to the chapters where Adam and Eve were banished from Paradise, then, all begins to grow clear and legible.
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- I have closed that page of my life without rancor. I do not disown any of the work done.
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- So they ended up turning this little twenty eight page book into the movie. And it's all about this stinky, smelly ogre who doesn't care what anybody thinks of him.
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- The pages are still blank, but there is a miraculous feeling of the words being there, written in invisible ink and clamoring to become visible.
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- All of a sudden, those few pages of script that he had shown me with the weird images I could visualize all of that in my brain, and I knew that there was this mad little genius at work here and I really wanted to do the film.
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- I did, although I didn't read from page 1 to page 187 but I read chunks of it. I did a little bit of science when I was in the university so I was able to understand the graphs and pie charts and stuff like that. It was extremely dry.
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- Eventually I found it had been working all along-but didn't show anything on screen until it had the first full page of text. I inserted 30 new lines, and suddenly my toy said 'hEllO woRlD'. An hour later I understood alphabet shifting rather better!
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- It may be said that poems are in one way like icebergs: only about a third of their bulk appears above the surface of the page.
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- They often ask me to shoot for them. But I say no. I think an old guy like me ought not take pages away from young photographers who need the exposure.
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- The latest page I've been working is about the organization of the pantheon of the gods. Who's indebted to whom, how they are related, who screwed whose uncle or grandmother, all of that.
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- He has such a patronizing tone and manner, and such a sarcastic sense of humor. I found him rather brutal, a kind of elegant brutality which appealed. No, I think he came pretty much off the page.
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- Contrary to the claims of some of my critics and some of the editorial pages, I am an ardent believer in the free market.
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- We've persevered because of a belief we share with the Iraqi people - a belief that out of the ashes of war, a new beginning could be born in this cradle of civilization. Through this remarkable chapter in the history of the United States and Iraq, we have met our responsibility. Now, it's time to turn the page.
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- There is no need for advertisements to look like advertisements. If you make them look like editorial pages, you will attract about 50 per cent more readers.
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- Gail didn't want me commenting on the opinion pages. I was hired by the news department and, despite the rabid assertions of the Times' enemies and detractors, the two really have nothing to do with each other.
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- That the Op-Ed page is very important in readers' and the nation's perception of the Times, the perception of its editorial positions, and of its implicit editorial positions as expressed by the publisher's choice of people who are given the freedom to write opinion columns.
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- I'm not sure that the benefit - as a writer and as a citizen - that I would get from reading at least the front page of the Times every day or every other day would outweigh the depression.
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- You know, after filming the movie the book was still just as big. I think it was actually bigger. I think Stephen King went back and wrote extra pages. He's fantastic.
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- It's a discovery of a story when I write a book, a case of inching ahead on each page and discovering what's beyond in the darkness, beyond where you're writing.
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- There is a shadow on every page.
[ Every Page Shadow]
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- Congress and the White House are working out their scheme for pushing through a healthcare 'reform' bill that has more pages than the U.S. Constitution has words. I guarantee you that not a single member of the House or Senate has a complete understanding of that legislation any more than they understood all the implications of the USA PATRIOT Act back in 2001.
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- I'd like to read a book sometime. I've never read a book before. That'd be an adventure. I understand they have pages and everything. Yeah, I've got to do that sometime.
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- When I got the script for Memento, I read it and I got killed off on page one and I fired my agent.
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- It took me nine months to write 60 pages. It was very frustrating.
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- I write five pages a day. If you would read five pages a day, we'd stay right even.
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- If you take a book of a thousand pages on the Second World War, in which 50 million people died, the concentration camps occupy two pages and the gas chambers ten or 15 lines, and that's what one calls a detail.
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- When you write a two thousand page history of the Second World War, the deportations and the concentration camps will take up five pages, and the gas chambers perhaps 20 lines.
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- I did a complete rewrite of 650 pages in two weeks.
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- You start at the end, and then go back and write and go that way. Not everyone does, but I do. Some people just sit down at the page and start off. I start from what happened, including the why.
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- I've just found out there are pages on the internet dedicated to whether I'm gay or not.
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- Anyone who thinks there's safety in numbers hasn't looked at the stock market pages.
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- When we're onstage, it's like mind reading: we're on the same page.
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- Occasionally it does hit me, the words on a page. And I still love doing that, as I have for the last 60 years.
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- Metaphysics is a restaurant where they give you a thirty thousand page menu, and no food.
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- The New York Times published the guest list on the front page. The masks were a brilliant concept.
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- The big new development in my life is, when I turned 80, I decided I no longer have to do four pages a day. For me, it's like retiring.
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- I grew up in New York City in the late '70s, at a time when U.S. - China relations were something that was on the front page of The New York Times on a regular basis.
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- Dickens, as you know, never got round to starting his home page.
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- All I've ever really done is page 3 in The Sun, and not every man reads that.
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- Men seem to think that page 3 girls are only interested in money. Money doesn't impress me at all. Not in the slightest.
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- If you can't think of what to write, tough luck; write anyway. If you can think of lots more when you've finished the three pages, don't write it; it'll be that much easier to get going next day.
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- What I couldn't help noticing was that I learned more about the novel in a morning by trying to write a page of one than I'd learned in seven years or so of trying to write criticism.
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- The path towards a free society has not been simple. There are tragic and glorious pages in our history.
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- The poet's other readers are the ancient poets, who look upon the freshly written pages from an incorruptible distance. Their poetic forms are permanent, and it is difficult to create new forms which can approach them.
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- The President's announcement sounded less like a national energy plan than like a page from an election-year play book. This Administration's plan to reduce obscene oil company profits is to regulate them less.
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- A playwright must be his own audience. A novelist may lose his readers for a few pages; a playwright never dares lose his audience for a minute.
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- Reporters no longer ask for verification, thus they print charges no matter how outlandish they may seem, and once having done that, when the truth comes out, it's buried in the back page or never makes it on the air at all.
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- Talent is a matter of quantity. Talent does not write on page, it writes three hundred.
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- Shortly thereafter, some friends encouraged me to try out for the Miss South Carolina World beauty pageant. To my surprise, I won - and was sent to New York City to compete nationally.
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- If somebody has a better idea than me, I'll take it if it surpasses what we have on the page because at the end of the day, it's me that takes the credit anyway!
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- And then lo and behold IBM, Apple and Motorola took an ad in all the newspapers, double page ad, and said, announcing the chip that they were now able to manufacture it and that they were going to kill Intel.
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- Academics often discount the value of top-rated sports programs in helping to develop a campus life and in contributing to the overall success of a college or university. Like it or not, the sports programs a college or university has are the front page of that university.
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- We are extremely attractive to page companies, because we significantly increase their user base.
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- Forty years ago, we were on the tail of the Front Page era. There was a different point of view. Reporters and editors were more forgiving of public people. They didn't think they had to stick someone in jail to make a career.
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- Don't do or say things you would not like to see on the front page of The Washington Post.
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- We cannot tear out a single page of our life, but we can throw the whole book in the fire.
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- But compared to writing a novel, where you can be God, I did the Bay of Pigs invasion in six pages once, and there were 50,000 guys with boots that I didn't have to pay, and all those extras; we didn't have to pay them.
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- And the big issue here, I think, is that the publisher took over the editorial pages, a guy named Jeff Johnson. He's an accountant from Chicago, doesn't know anything about what newspapers are supposed to be about, and he made a decision to get rid of the column.
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- The publisher has told - you know, if these editors, Andres Martinez and Nick Goldberg, were the least bit honest about this, they would tell you the publisher has told them he wants the editorial page to be conservative.
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- They read their sports pages, know their statistics and either root like hell or boo our butts off. I love it. Give me vocal fans, pro or con, over the tourist types who show up in Houston or Montreal and just sit there.
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- What these books have conclusively proven is that the diffence between men and women is exactly 38 pages.
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- My favorite part is the preparation because you read on the page, you get this character.
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- Usually, when people get to the end of a chapter, they close the book and go to sleep. I deliberately write a book so when the reader gets to the end of the chapter, he or she must turn one more page.
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- You have to be there not for the fame and glory and recognition and being a page in a history book, but you have to be there because you believe your talent and ability can be applied effectively to operation of the spacecraft.
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- In comparison, Google is brilliant because it uses an algorithm that ranks Web pages by the number of links to them, with those links themselves valued by the number of links to their page of origin.
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- I had to produce a complete page - or two or three - in one day. I took a lot of pride in my work, and I hated to do a mediocre job. Evidently, some of the writers enjoyed my work best of all for that very reason.
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- Not only that, but when I first met Joe, to my intense delight, he showed me that he was a collector. He was collecting some of the early Tarzan pages by Hal Foster, and, later, early Flash Gordons; and I found that we were both absolutely interested in the same type of thing.
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- Then years back, when I moved to California, I happened to see a book about fashions of 19th-century Victorian England, only four pages of which was devoted to the dress of the working class.
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- I look for those moments that are "gee whiz" moments. There's some "gee whiz" stories in our show, and they can't be written like A-1 in the Times. They have to be written more like Page 6 in the Post.
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- I'm pretty sure this is it for the teen movie thing. It's so frustrating to read when you get to page 20 and you're like, Oy! It's the same thing again!
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- One difference between poetry and lyrics is that lyrics sort of fade into the background. They fade on the page and live on the stage when set to music.
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- Above all, a query letter is a sales pitch and it is the single most important page an unpublished writer will ever write. It's the first impression and will either open the door or close it. It's that important, so don't mess it up. Mine took 17 drafts and two weeks to write.
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- Writing the last page of the first draft is the most enjoyable moment in writing. It's one of the most enjoyable moments in life, period.
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- In the following pages I have endeavoured to describe all that appeared to me most important and interesting among the events and the scenes that came under my notice during my sojourn in the interior of Africa.
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- Nobody reads a mystery to get to the middle. They read it to get to the end. If it's a letdown, they won't buy anymore. The first page sells that book. The last page sells your next book.
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- The prolonged slavery of women is the darkest page in human history.
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- I continue to meet people who have had their Web pages hijacked, their browsers corrupted, in some cases, their children exposed to inappropriate material from these dangerous programs hidden in their family computers.
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- The day of the sun is like the day of a king. It is a promenade in the morning, a sitting on the throne at noon, a pageant in the evening.
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- If you don't have an E-mail address, you're in the Netherworld. If you don't have your own World Wide Web page, you're a nobody.
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- Merely that I have a World Wide Web page does not give me any power, any abilities, nor any status in the real world.
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- You don't sit up in a cave and write the Great American Novel and know it is utterly superb, and then throw it page by page into the fire. You just don't do that. You send it out. You have to send it out.
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- Lots of people think it was Jimmy Page who had the first fuzzbox. It wasn't, No! it wasn't me either.
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- You know you've read a good book when you turn the last page and feel a little as if you have lost a friend.
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- It seemed to me that this might be a great pageant, which would give a chance for a very interesting picture.
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- Everybody was on the same page. Nobody has really gone out there on a different musical journey. When we got back together again, we all wanted to do the same kind of music.
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- I was in Sweden for 10 days. They put me on the front page of the daily papers eight days in a row. I did nothing to warrant any of the attention. It was ridiculous.
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- It would absolutely suck if you paid a few bucks for a book only to find that on the first page it said, 'Once upon a time they all lived happily ever after' and the rest of the book was blank.
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- This Tourette's center sent me a package that was like 900 hundred pages.
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- A good country song takes a page out of somebody's life and puts it to music.
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- I'll write maybe one long paragraph describing the events, then a page or two breaking the events into chapters, and then reams of pages delving into my characters. After that, I'm ready to begin.
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- My writing day has grown shorter as I've aged, although it seems to produce the same number of pages.
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- I'm not worried. I'm just so grateful to be in the position that I'm in. I'm just going with the flow right now, and I think my album will come together quite nicely because I think everybody is on the same page.
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- As I got farther and farther along in the series I did less and less preparation. I didn't use outlines or sketches. I just had a vague idea of what I wanted to tell and then the dialogue just came to me as I was inking the page.
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- I was studying American politicians who were searching - allegedly - for American communists because it would put them on the front pages of the papers in their home towns.
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- You have to pay attention to the work on the page and make it as good as possible because it could be your last.
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- It's difficult for me to feel that a solid page without the breakups of paragraphs can be interesting. I break mine up perhaps sooner than I should in terms of the usage of the English language.
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- The sports page records people's accomplishments, the front page usually records nothing, but man's failures.
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- No one I know of has ever had this experience-where you had to sit and wait and wait for a DNA test to come back just so you can write the last page of the book.
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- In fact I have a full page warning, right in the front of the book, that no one under the age of eighteen should read this book and no one should even turn the pages if they are sexually conservative or erotically deprived.
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- Sex is more exciting on the screen and between the pages than between the sheets.
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- I always turn to the sports pages first, which records people's accomplishments. The front page has nothing but man's failures.
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- All alone in a committee room of the Senate Office Building in Washington, I was reading the dry typewritten pages in an unpublished report of an almost forgotten congressional committee hearing.
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- I enjoy the freedom of the blank page.
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- I try to gauge whether a girl likes me before I make a move. I would write a page-long note to a girl.If she wrote a whole page back, I knew she liked me, too. If she wrote back like two words, then I figured I'd move on.
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- Because these show are live, script pages are being switched during the program and new commercial teases might be yelled in your ear with just enough time to scribble them on scrap paper before reading them.
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- Seem to be telling this, but really telling that. Three-dimensional writing, like three-dimensional chess. Nabokov was the other master of that. You could learn something from Nabokov on every page he ever wrote.
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- There is a difference between a book of two hundred pages from the very beginning, and a book of two hundred pages which is the result of an original eight hundred pages. The six hundred are there. Only you don't see them.
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- One of the things that I have learned since trying to bring in an interesting story in under 28 pages is that we already agree on great chunks of typical superhero stories.
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- Life magazine ran a page featuring me and three other girls that was clearly the precursor of Sports Illustrated swimsuit issues.
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- The newspapers loved pinup pictures of pretty young swimmers, and as a national champion, I got more than my share of space in the sports pages.
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- The Rift, which was well over a thousand pages of manuscript, took two years.
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- The Bible tells us to be like God, and then on page after page it describes God as a mass murderer. This may be the single most important key to the political behavior of Western Civilization.
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- Write a page a day. It will add up.
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- I'm writing a book. I've got the page numbers done.
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- I outline fairly extensively because I'm usually dealing with real events. I don't need to give myself as much information as I used to, but I still like to have two pages of outline for every projected 100 pages of manuscript.
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- If they aren't real enough to surprise me, then they aren't real enough to go on the page.
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- I wrote a lot of stuff quickly: pages and pages of notes that seemed pretty incoherent at first. Most of it was taken from the radio because -suddenly being a parent- I'd be confronted by the radio giving a news report every hour of the day.
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- How to drive a guy crazy: send him a telegram and on the top put 'page 2.'
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- The conviction of our Ukrainian nation is embedded in the pages of its history.
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- We can and must turn this page if we are friends and are prepared to look one another in the eye.
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- Mountains were once my big adventure but is is over since a long time; I still dream from the wonderful days sometimes, read also a few pages from a mountain book. But the thought of doing again active mountain climbing has faded.
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