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I grew up in a home environment where I wasn't getting esteem for anything I did.

Tags: Esteem, Home  ✍ Author: Ben Affleck

When a child wants to be accepted, he'll do anything. And if it means you're getting a certain amount of notoriety from a fight, that's what you'll do.

Tags: Child, Fight  ✍ Author: Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje

Getting older, you just don't want to sing fluffy.

Tags: Older, Sing  ✍ Author: Christina Aguilera

Choreography is mentally draining, but there's a pleasure in getting into the studio with the dancers and the music.

Tags: Music, Pleasure  ✍ Author: Alvin Ailey

It is a well-known fact that those people who must want to rule people are, ipso facto, those least suited to do it... anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Tags: Fact, Job  ✍ Author: Douglas Adams

Anyone who is capable of getting themselves made President should on no account be allowed to do the job.

Tags: Job, Themselves  ✍ Author: Douglas Adams

My luck is getting worse and worse. Last night, for instance, I was mugged by a quaker.

Tags: Last, Night  ✍ Author: Woody Allen

The beginning of reform is not so much to equalize property as to train the noble sort of natures not to desire more, and to prevent the lower from getting more.

Tags: Beginning, Desire  ✍ Author: Maya Angelou

Two things scare me. The first is getting hurt. But that's not nearly as scary as the second, which is losing.

Tags: Hurt, Losing  ✍ Author: Lance Armstrong

The secret of getting ahead is getting started.

Tags: Motivational, Secret  ✍ Author: Mark Twain

There are only two tragedies in life: one is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.

Tags: Life, Wants  ✍ Author: Oscar Wilde

I am not a has-been. I am a will be.

Tags: Divorce, Means  ✍ Author: Lauren Bacall

Educational equality doesn't guarantee equality on the labor market. Even the most developed countries are not gender-equal. There are still glass ceilings and 'leaky pipelines' that prevent women from getting ahead in the workplace.

Tags: Equality, Women  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Having been a head of state gives you the possibility of getting into places others can't go.

Tags: Others, State  ✍ Author: Michelle Bachelet

Actors are hard to photograph because they never want to reveal who they are. You don't know if you're getting a character from a Chekhov play or a Polanski film. It depends what mood they're in.

Tags: Character, Hard  ✍ Author: David Bailey

If you turn down work because you are frightened of getting typecast, you'll never do anything good.

Tags: Good, Work  ✍ Author: Colin Baker

The standard of writing that I'm getting now from 'Big Finish' compares very favourably with some of the stuff I was doing on screen in the '80s.

Tags: Big, Writing  ✍ Author: Colin Baker

The Palestinian Authority refuses on an ongoing basis to take the necessary steps to prevent terrorists from getting into Israel.

Tags: Authority, Necessary  ✍ Author: Colin Baker

Getting older is hard.

Tags: Hard, Older  ✍ Author: Alec Baldwin

I'm not an awards-driven person in anything. Anytime you do get caught up in that, you usually end up getting whacked.

Tags: Caught, End  ✍ Author: Alec Baldwin

Politicians in Washington and Madison aren't hearing, aren't listening to their constituents and prioritizing getting people back to work and growing our economy.

Tags: Growing, Work  ✍ Author: Tammy Baldwin

I will never say never, but I will say never to doing the more typical romantic comedies. You know, unless I'm getting audited and I'm on the street and I desperately need some dough and that's the only thing that I'm getting.

Tags: Romantic, Unless  ✍ Author: Christian Bale

It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.

Tags: Difficult, Easy  ✍ Author: Honore de Balzac

The BBC is very good at period drama - world-famous for getting the details right.

Tags: Drama, Good  ✍ Author: Lynne Reid Banks

What I am finding now is that my audience is getting younger as I get older, which is a very good thing as you know - you don't want them to get older as you get older.

Tags: Good, Older  ✍ Author: Russell Banks
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Gambling with cards or dice or stocks is all one thing. It's getting money without giving an equivalent for it.

Tags: Giving, Money  ✍ Author: Henry Ward Beecher

Bacchus, n.: A convenient deity invented by the ancients as an excuse for getting drunk.

Tags: Drunk, Excuse  ✍ Author: Ambrose Bierce

Getting out of the hospital is a lot like resigning from a book club. You're not out of it until the computer says you're out of it.

Tags: Book, Medical  ✍ Author: Erma Bombeck

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is liking what you get.

Tags: Happiness, Success  ✍ Author: Ray Bradbury

We all know what flopping is when we see it. The stuff that you see is where guys aren't really getting hit at all and are just flailing around like a fish out of water.

Tags: Fish, Water  ✍ Author: Kobe Bryant

I think the most important factor in getting out of the recession actually is just the regenerative capacity of - of American capitalism.

Tags: Actually, American  ✍ Author: Warren Buffett

Life is one long process of getting tired.

Tags: Life, Tired  ✍ Author: Samuel Butler

Housing associations have fingered the fact that they cannot use their assets as liquidity due to Bank of England rules unlike their continental equivalents. This has emerged to be one of the main bottlenecks to getting investment going in the U.K. It is a Bank of England issue.

Tags: Cannot, Fact  ✍ Author: Vince Cable

I'm taking my time. I feel much more confident, and every day I feel like I'm getting better.

Tags: Taking, Time  ✍ Author: Miguel Cabrera

My father was always getting excited about something. It's genetically inside me somewhere.

Tags: Excited, Father  ✍ Author: John Cage

I grew up the son of a director and grew up on sets myself, so I was the kid getting dragged around from this set to that set and I loved it. There's something about it which is really interesting.

Tags: Loved, Son  ✍ Author: Dean Cain

To know the right means of getting something done is virtually to have done it.

Tags: Done, Means  ✍ Author: Hall Caine

All of the sudden the audiences started getting younger and the spread of the attendance was really wide. I think it's as a result of the records selling more that they started following our careers.

Tags: Result, Started  ✍ Author: John Cale

Art is not about thinking something up. It is the opposite - getting something down.

Tags: Art, Thinking  ✍ Author: Julia Cameron

I didn't think I was going to play that day. I'd have to thank the training staff for getting me on the field that day. They made a bigger deal than I thought it was.

Tags: Thought, Training  ✍ Author: Ken Caminiti

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.

Tags: Here, Time  ✍ Author: Ben Nighthorse Campbell

I'm a big, big blues fan and the last several years I've really invested in the blues a lot, and I think my playing is getting better because of it - not necessarily better on a technical level, but certainly on a level of appropriateness.

Tags: Big, Last  ✍ Author: Vivian Campbell

Charm is a way of getting the answer yes without asking a clear question.

Tags: Answer, Question  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.

Tags: Knack, Stupidity  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

You know what charm is: a way of getting the answer 'yes' without having asked any clear question.

Tags: Answer, Question  ✍ Author: Albert Camus

This war is like an actress who is getting old. It is less and less photogenic and more and more dangerous.

Tags: Old, War  ✍ Author: Robert Capa

This kind of music was just hitting England, so we were getting this following in clubs in Birmingham just cause we were trying to do something different.

Tags: Music, Trying  ✍ Author: Jim Capaldi

My message tonight is a simple one - the journey is getting exciting and this great state is on the move.

Tags: Great, Simple  ✍ Author: Donald L. Carcieri

Unemployment is capitalism's way of getting you to plant a garden.

Tags: Capitalism, Work  ✍ Author: Orson Scott Card

As long as you keep getting born, it's alright to die some times.

Tags: Die, Keep  ✍ Author: Orson Scott Card

And, one thing I definitely enjoyed personally, from a selfish point of view, was exploration and going to places that I had never been to before and learning, you know, meeting the people and getting to know, new sights and sounds, etc.

Tags: Learning, Selfish  ✍ Author: Duane G. Carey

Because when we're in space, my job is primarily getting us there and getting us back.

Tags: Job, Space  ✍ Author: Duane G. Carey

Now you're coming back to Earth, and things are getting more and more dynamic.

Tags: Coming, Earth  ✍ Author: Duane G. Carey

Those folks out in the space suits are going to be getting beat up.

Tags: Beat, Space  ✍ Author: Duane G. Carey

I see it as one of my jobs to make sure that, it sounds ridiculous, but to make sure the folks are eating, make sure folks are getting enough fluids, make sure folks are, you know, comfortable in the orbiter.

Tags: Enough, Sure  ✍ Author: Duane G. Carey

Success is getting what you want. Happiness is wanting what you get.

Tags: Happiness, Success  ✍ Author: Dale Carnegie

True contentment is a thing as active as agriculture. It is the power of getting out of any situation all that there is in it. It is arduous and it is rare.

Tags: Power, True  ✍ Author: Gilbert K. Chesterton

I shot down some German planes and I got shot down myself, crashing in a burst of flames and crawling out, getting rescued by brave soldiers.

Tags: Brave, Soldiers  ✍ Author: Roald Dahl

It's disingenuous to say that criticism doesn't get to you or you don't hear it or that you ignore it. When everybody says, 'That's crap. I hated that,' you hear it. But it's much, much worse when they're right: when you feel that it is an absolute piece of tosh. I made the film I wanted to make, so you just have to find a way of getting over it.

Tags: Ignore, Wanted  ✍ Author: Stephen Daldry

I always say, 'I really need to take a break.' It's three days in and I'm getting pretty bored.

Tags: Bored, Pretty  ✍ Author: Stephen Daldry

You go through a process of refinement and getting rid of the excesses of your early youth in terms of your excitement about what theatre can do.

Tags: Theatre, Youth  ✍ Author: Stephen Daldry

I'm sorry I didn't wear paint this morning. I tend not to wear it unless I'm getting highly paid.

Tags: Morning, Sorry  ✍ Author: Tyne Daly

And getting married this autumn was certainly an additional incentive to spend rather more time in England.

Tags: Rather, Time  ✍ Author: Jill Dando

People confuse fame with validation or love. But fame is not the reward. The reward is getting fulfilment out of doing the thing you love.

Tags: Fame, Love  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

I am looking forward to getting to do things I have never done before.

Tags: Done, Forward  ✍ Author: Tony Danza

I think the key to being a journalist is getting your subject to feel comfortable enough to talk about stuff they want to talk about and the stuff they like and don't like, and still feel comfortable about it.

Tags: Enough, Talk  ✍ Author: Glenn Danzig

It did not prepare me for writing or 'Power of Attorney.' However, what it did is that it forced me out of the DA's office. I stopped getting that county check.

Tags: Power, Writing  ✍ Author: Christopher Darden

There's a lot to do when you're a kid - spiders to catch, girls to poke in the eye - stuff to be getting on with.

Tags: Kid, Stuff  ✍ Author: Alan Davies

I know what I want at least, and the older I get I think I'm better at getting it out of players and singers.

Tags: Older, Players  ✍ Author: Peter Maxwell Davies

Sometimes running for Congress is a four-year strategy in terms of getting out there and building a network.

Tags: Congress, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Artur Davis

I will be a role model for cancer patients for the rest of my life. But you know what? When I was getting chemo, those people inspired me.

Tags: Inspired, Life  ✍ Author: Eric Davis

A person who can't pay gets another person who can't pay to guarantee that he can pay. Like a person with two wooden legs getting another person with two wooden legs to guarantee that he has got two natural legs. It don't make either of them able to do a walking-match.

Tags: Able, Another  ✍ Author: Charles Dickens

'The X Factor' is great entertainment, but it doesn't prepare people for getting chewed up and spat out by the music industry.

Tags: Great, Music  ✍ Author: Sophie Ellis Bextor

I think my character's getting to the point where he can't even eat spaghetti with red sauce anymore, where he has horrible nightmares, he can't sleep anymore.

Tags: Character, Sleep  ✍ Author: George Eads

You can't achieve anything without getting in someone's way.

Tags: Achieve, Someone  ✍ Author: Abba Eban

Before getting meningitis, I was such a hypochondriac, worrying about the slightest ache. Ironically, I overlooked meningitis because the symptoms seemed like flu. I guess you don't realise how healthy you are until it is taken away from you.

Tags: Away, Until  ✍ Author: Christopher Eccleston

I've fallen back on this periodically, although I must say that getting out of the grocery business ranked right up there with getting out of the army as one of the happier experiences of my life.

Tags: Business, Life  ✍ Author: David Eddings

I'm hardly digging trenches for a living. I'm getting to tap into my boyhood fantasies of being a larger-than-life character.

Tags: Character, Living  ✍ Author: Joel Edgerton

When I have fully decided that a result is worth getting I go ahead of it and make trial after trial until it comes.

Tags: After, Until  ✍ Author: Thomas A. Edison

Performers like Tommy Cooper, who are always getting things wrong, are much more endearing than comedians who are sassy and smart.

Tags: Smart, Wrong  ✍ Author: Adrian Edmondson

In my case, the listener is often in an automobile driving to work. You can concentrate on the road while still getting an audio message that can be riveting.

Tags: Often, Work  ✍ Author: Bob Edwards

Power is getting things done without having to demonstrate that you can bulldoze it through. I'm most effective when I've studied an issue, when I can make a credible argument, and then bring people along.

Tags: Done, Power  ✍ Author: Donna Edwards

I'm definitely not getting married. In this business, you're either getting married or they want you to be pregnant. I'm not getting married until I'm forty. If ever.

Tags: Business, Married  ✍ Author: Zac Efron

From day one, I got addicted to being on stage and getting the applause and laughter.

Tags: Laughter, Stage  ✍ Author: Zac Efron

Once we were in the studio, we realized we were getting certain effects through the shooting of the dramatic scenes on video, shooting off a screen and then getting wave patterns and stuff like that.

Tags: Off, Once  ✍ Author: Atom Egoyan

No one should be incarcerated for debt or squeezed for money they have no chance of getting their hands on.

Tags: Chance, Money  ✍ Author: Barbara Ehrenreich

I cried every day of first grade. In class. Which meant I ended up getting comfortable emoting in a place where it wasn't the norm.

Tags: Class, Place  ✍ Author: Jesse Eisenberg

My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down.

Tags: Greatest, Trouble  ✍ Author: T. S. Eliot

Rational beliefs bring us closer to getting good results in the real world.

Tags: Good, Real  ✍ Author: Albert Ellis

Getting old is a fascination thing. The older you get, the older you want to get.

Tags: Old, Older  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

We are always getting ready to live but never living.

Tags: Living, Ready  ✍ Author: Ralph Waldo Emerson

These times are so hard, and they're getting even harder.

Tags: Hard, Times  ✍ Author: Eminem

There was a huge, tremendous amount of disabled veterans and the Veteran's Administration just wasn't geared up for it. I know for a fact that it's getting better and better.

Tags: Fact, Veterans  ✍ Author: R. Lee Ermey

That's all I cared about too, was getting it right.

Tags: Cared  ✍ Author: R. Lee Ermey

I swing between procrastination and being really thorough so either way things aren't getting done quickly.

Tags: Between, Done  ✍ Author: Freema Agyeman

We're not getting any younger.

Tags: Younger  ✍ Author: Donald Fagen

It's hard to notice things without people noticing me and that takes some getting used to.

Tags: Hard, Used  ✍ Author: Edie Falco

I think in terms of the work we're doing now a lot of the UI cleanup... I see it getting much prettier.

Tags: Terms, Work  ✍ Author: Shawn Fanning

The particular ballet was not so important as the fact that I was physically healthy, and capable of getting out there and dancing as often as possible.

Tags: Fact, Often  ✍ Author: Suzanne Farrell

If I was not allowed to mention that I was in the film industry, I could go six months without getting a kiss.

Tags: Film, Kiss  ✍ Author: Peter Farrelly
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