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Admiration is a very short-lived passion, that immediately decays upon growing familiar with its object.

Tags: Object, Passion  ✍ Author: Joseph Addison

In my family, as in most middle-class Indian families I knew when I was growing up, science and mathematics were held in awe.

Tags: Family, Science  ✍ Author: Aravind Adiga

When I was growing up in the south Indian city of Madras, there were only two political parties that mattered; one was run by a former matinee idol, and the other was run by his former screenwriter.

Tags: Political, Run  ✍ Author: Aravind Adiga

But time growing old teaches all things.

Tags: Old, Time  ✍ Author: Sade Adu

Growing up I wanted to be a mixture of Audrey Hepburn and Lucille Ball. Apparently I told my mum when I was eight that I wanted to be an actor.

Tags: Actor, Wanted  ✍ Author: Dianna Agron

Growing up, I was always in the kitchen. Even in third grade, I made cooking videos called 'The Little Italian.' Very little production value, but it was good.

Tags: Good, Value  ✍ Author: Bob Ainsworth

You have to do your own growing no matter how tall your grandfather was.

Tags: Matter, Tall  ✍ Author: Abraham Lincoln

Our growing softness, our increasing lack of physical fitness, is a menace to our security.

Tags: Fitness, Security  ✍ Author: John F. Kennedy

With a growing population, there is a growing need for more water delivery and storage.

Tags: Population, Water  ✍ Author: Joe Baca

I always wished I had a chance to meet an NFL player or even a college player when I was growing up in Los Angeles.

Tags: Chance, College  ✍ Author: Stephen Baker

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: Getting, Work  ✍ Author: Tammy Baldwin

I didn't know much about golf growing up.

Tags: Golf  ✍ Author: Yogi Berra

We can all agree that first loves can be a scary thing, and that growing up is hard to do.

Tags: Hard, Scary  ✍ Author: Meg Cabot

I didn't know I was a conservative when it didn't matter to me growing up.

Tags: Matter  ✍ Author: Herman Cain

I'm growing as an artist and expanding my range,and not pigeonholing myself by doing the same thing, over and over.

Tags: Artist, Expanding  ✍ Author: Sarah Wayne Callies

I hated Sundays when I was growing up in Streatham, south London. Everything closed down and stopped.

Tags: London, South  ✍ Author: Simon Callow

I applaud the growing commitment of Evangelicals to the needs of the poor and oppressed in urban America.

Tags: America, Poor  ✍ Author: Thomas Campion

Growing up, I wasn't an athlete or anything like that. The only place I felt like I belonged was in the theater.

Tags: Felt, Place  ✍ Author: Bobby Cannavale

And so if your competitors aren't growing, if there isn't a competitive reason to grow, and you want focus and discipline to add customers to existing stores, you adjust your strategy.

Tags: Focus, Reason  ✍ Author: Jim Cantalupo

I didn't really watch action films growing up! I grew up on stuff like 'Anne of Green Gables' - that was more when I was in elementary school. It was all I ever watched.

Tags: Action, School  ✍ Author: Gina Carano

In my time as Archbishop of Canterbury I've seen a growing sense of unity and mission.

Tags: Sense, Time  ✍ Author: George Carey

And so in my warnings, I was pointing to a number of incidents around the communion that could undermine our growing sense of communion - of becoming a global communion. So that's why I pointed to New Westminster in Canada, to incidents in the United States, and Sydney itself.

Tags: Sense, Why  ✍ Author: George Carey

Growing old is like being increasingly penalized for a crime you haven't committed.

Tags: Crime, Old  ✍ Author: Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

I'm growing very talented at watching blood and guts on screen because I have zero emotional response.

Tags: Blood, Emotional  ✍ Author: Nicholas D\'Agosto

I think that's good that I have to watch how I act and what I say. I think that's a part of growing up.

Tags: Act, Good  ✍ Author: Puff Daddy
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When I was a kid a growing up in Ontario, Canada, Lake Erie was so polluted, I never thought it would ever, EVER be turned around where they could start cleaning it out in my lifetime!

Tags: Start, Thought  ✍ Author: Rick Danko

When I was growing up in the '60s I would have thought that westerns would last forever.

Tags: Last, Thought  ✍ Author: Joe Dante

President Bush has said that the economy is growing, that there are jobs out there. But you know, it's a long commute to China to get those jobs.

Tags: President, Said  ✍ Author: Tom Daschle

Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.

Tags: Mandatory, Old  ✍ Author: Chili Davis

San Antonio is like a military town. It's like literally - when I was growing up there, there were five Air Force bases, plus Fort Sam Houston. I was always sort of near the military.

Tags: Force, Military  ✍ Author: Steve Earle

Growing up, I've enjoyed hunting with my father.

Tags: Father, Teen  ✍ Author: Dale Earnhardt

Theatre is expensive to go to. I certainly felt when I was growing up that theatre wasn't for us. Theatre still has that stigma to it. A lot of people feel intimidated and underrepresented in theatre.

Tags: Felt, Theatre  ✍ Author: Christopher Eccleston

Growing up in an Italian family, you use a harsh tone and 10 minutes later everybody forgets about it.

Tags: Everybody, Family  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Edwards

If it's not growing, it's going to die.

Tags: Die  ✍ Author: Michael Eisner

Especially while television I think is going through some growing pains or is in need of - I think current comedy is a bit, uh, not happening, you know?

Tags: Comedy, While  ✍ Author: Jenna Elfman

Growing up I always shopped at Victoria's Secret with my mom and saw Angels like Gisele and Karolina Kurkova in the windows.

Tags: Mom, Secret  ✍ Author: Lindsay Ellingson

My dad was so much fun growing up.

Tags: Dad, Fun  ✍ Author: Abby Elliott

I was the youngest of six kids, so yeah, feeding myself was important, but it's not like I was obsessed with food growing up.

Tags: Food, Kids  ✍ Author: Jim Gaffigan

Growing up, I was always the small guy.

Tags: Guy, Small  ✍ Author: Wayne Gretzky

When I was growing up and listening to bands like the Dave Clark Five, the groove was what initially got me going. I really like that funky, heavy groove.

Tags: Five, Listening  ✍ Author: Eddie Van Halen

I think the obvious answer is I was raised in New York City, so growing up, not only myself but my family, like my father, we would watch a lot of Scorsese films.

Tags: Family, Father  ✍ Author: Anthony Michael Hall

We're all just trying to fit in and find ourselves, particularly when we're growing up.

Tags: Ourselves, Trying  ✍ Author: Geri Halliwell

I think I've always been drawn to the second person. When I was growing up and playing with my friends, the usual way we interacted with imaginary worlds was as characters: a bench was 'your' boat, leaves on a lawn were the fins of sharks out to get 'you.'

Tags: Friends, Playing  ✍ Author: Philip Gilbert Hamerton

Growing up in Pakistan in the 1980s, I lived in the shadow of a tyrannical state.

Tags: Lived, State  ✍ Author: Philip Gilbert Hamerton

It was just you had to be strong, and if you weren't strong you're a victim and you're not going to make it. That was the reality when I was growing up.

Tags: Reality, Strong  ✍ Author: Laurell K. Hamilton

Growing up, I was very much interested in jazz music.

Tags: Interested, Music  ✍ Author: Armie Hammer

I worked hard learning harmony and theory when I was growing up in Chicago in the 1920s.

Tags: Hard, Learning  ✍ Author: Lionel Hampton

I like the idea of growing old gracefully and full of wrinkles... like Audrey Hepburn.

Tags: Idea, Old  ✍ Author: Natalie Imbruglia

One of the greatest and simplest tools for learning more and growing is doing more.

Tags: Greatest, Learning  ✍ Author: Washington Irving

The places that are most likely to grow trees for carbon sequestration are places where trees aren't growing now.

Tags: Grow, Places  ✍ Author: Robert Jackson

We are now living in a fast paced technological era where every skill that we teach our children becomes obsolete in the 10 to 15 years due to exponentially growing technological advances.

Tags: Children, Living  ✍ Author: Naveen Jain

I sang a lot growing up; I always loved music.

Tags: Loved, Music  ✍ Author: Brian d\'Arcy James

I know how I felt when I saw things like 'Fame' on television when I was growing up and how that was an exceptional magnet for me to want to explore the theater. I can only assume that 'Smash' is doing that for anyone who is halfway interested in theater already.

Tags: Anyone, Felt  ✍ Author: Brian d\'Arcy James

I never played a musical instrument growing up but I knew kids who did and took it very seriously.

Tags: Kids, Seriously  ✍ Author: Kevin James

I was a Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan fan growing up.

Tags: Chicago, Fan  ✍ Author: LeBron James

It's always a struggle growing up in Akron.

Tags: Struggle  ✍ Author: LeBron James

When I was growing up and watching 'The Sweeney,' the notion of police officers being an inch away from the villains that they're chasing was commonplace.

Tags: Away, Police  ✍ Author: Lennie James

I have the power of my height. Growing up, it was a total drawback. There was nothing good about it at all.

Tags: Good, Power  ✍ Author: Allison Janney

Coming from Haiti and growing up in Brooklyn, there's a lot of European influence when I get dressed up. I wear a lot of fitted suits, elegant cuts; I think it's cool to mash up a lot of different looks.

Tags: Cool, Influence  ✍ Author: Wyclef Jean

I was growing up in the 50's and 60's. Back then they didn't even know what dyslexia was.

Tags: Dyslexia  ✍ Author: Bruce Jenner

I'm totally growing up.

Tags: Totally  ✍ Author: Kim Kardashian

I've always had an affinity for growing things.

Tags: Affinity  ✍ Author: Maynard James Keenan

I wasn't a wrestling fan growing up; I knew who Hulk Hogan was and stuff but I didn't watch it. I started watching wrestling about three years before I got involved with WCW.

Tags: Started, Three  ✍ Author: Stacy Keibler

I think growing up in New York, you see so much at such a young age, there's no bubble to escape into.

Tags: Age, Young  ✍ Author: Zoe Lister-Jones

My favorite singer is Lauryn Hill - all time, hands down. She was my biggest inspiration growing up.

Tags: She, Time  ✍ Author: Leah LaBelle

I am very self-critical, but that's a good thing because it keeps me growing as a human being and as a musician.

Tags: Good, Human  ✍ Author: Ray LaMontagne

My family... always had the value of the family table and these cultural influences of growing up.

Tags: Family, Value  ✍ Author: Emeril Lagasse

Growing up in New England, being schooled and classically trained, it needed to shake, it needed to evolve.

Tags: England, Needed  ✍ Author: Emeril Lagasse

When I was growing up in New York City, my father was a taxi driver for a time.

Tags: Father, Time  ✍ Author: Diane Lane

I never felt like I belonged in Minnesota when I was growing up there. That's why I was out the door as soon as I turned 18.

Tags: Door, Why  ✍ Author: Jessica Lange

A growing awareness of the depth of popular attachment to the family has led some liberals to concede that family is not just a buzzword for reaction.

Tags: Family, Popular  ✍ Author: Christopher Lasch

We have to be focused on growing the party and getting young people to see us as a viable option.

Tags: Getting, Young  ✍ Author: Peter MacKay

Also, now as a result of that show being on, the cruise industry is just growing all over the place. Princess Cruises, who I now represent, is the fastest growning cruise line in the world.

Tags: Place, Show  ✍ Author: Gavin MacLeod

Growing is an important part of the business, but more important than that is to get better.

Tags: Business  ✍ Author: Richard Madden

I belonged to Stratford Children's Theater when I was a boy growing up in Manchester. Even then, I was always doing character parts.

Tags: Character, Children  ✍ Author: John Mahoney

There is a growing awareness among brands that in order to participate in conversations that are taking place across social networks, they must join these discussions on the basis of something that is meaningful to their customers.

Tags: Place, Social  ✍ Author: Daniel Mainwaring

It is fascinating to watch legislators turn away from their usual corporate grips when they hear the growing thunder of the people.

Tags: Away, Hear  ✍ Author: Ralph Nader

In an information society, education is no mere amenity; it is the prime tool for growing people and profits.

Tags: Education, Society  ✍ Author: John Naisbitt

Although there is a very large literature, still growing almost daily, on the Chinese calendar, its interest is, we suggest, much more archaeological and historical than scientific.

Tags: Almost, Daily  ✍ Author: Joseph Needham

Young alienation, disappointment and heartache is all a part of the first real growing up that we do.

Tags: Real, Young  ✍ Author: Judd Nelson

Growing up my mother played Sarah Vaughan and Nat Cole in the house regularly.

Tags: House, Mother  ✍ Author: Aaron Neville

There are lots of concerns facing English football but for me the major one is the way in which football clubs are run by owners, whether they are growing organically and sustainably and how that is being policed by the football authorities.

Tags: Football, Whether  ✍ Author: Gary Neville

Growing up, I was in love with Jennifer Aniston from 'Friends.'

Tags: Friends, Love  ✍ Author: Dylan O\'Brien

I turned up my nose at yoga for years. I was a rugby player growing up. But now I know. When I'm on those long international flights, like 22 hours from L.A. to Sydney, I'll get up sometimes and do yoga in the aisle just to stretch out a little bit.

Tags: Nose, Sometimes  ✍ Author: Jason O\'Mara

Growing up in the '60s and early '70s, with the space flight and the Apollo program, I always loved planes. I always loved rockets and I always loved space travel.

Tags: Loved, Travel  ✍ Author: Stewart O\'Nan

I remained Ryan's companion on the Hollywood party circuit, growing inured to sex and drugs before I was in my teens.

Tags: Party, Sex  ✍ Author: Tatum O\'Neal

It's funny, growing up there was never anybody around me with any kind of artistic bent.

Tags: Anybody, Funny  ✍ Author: Nick Offerman

When we're growing up there are all sorts of people telling us what to do when really what we need is space to work out who to be.

Tags: Space, Work  ✍ Author: Ellen Page

My access to music when I was growing up was through pirate radio, you know, transistor radio under the pillow, listening to one more and then 'just one more' until your favourite track comes on.

Tags: Music, Until  ✍ Author: Robert Palmer

When I was growing up in the United States and Sweden, I never thought about becoming a politician.

Tags: Thought, United  ✍ Author: George Papandreou

'Slumdog' was my first movie, and I had never been to India before - I was just a teenager in the U.K. with my headphones and my Nike shoes. What did I know about growing up in a slum?

Tags: Movie, Shoes  ✍ Author: Dev Patel

My favorite movies growing up were things like 'The Wizard of Oz,' but as I got older, I really began to admire people like Steven Soderbergh.

Tags: Movies, Older  ✍ Author: Randy Quaid

I sang in church, but growing up in the neighborhood, music was more of an expression of relief or entertainment.

Tags: Church, Music  ✍ Author: Q-Tip

At night, what you see is a city, because all you see is lights. By day, it doesn't look like a city at all. The trees out-number the houses. And that's completely typical of Seattle. You can't quite tell: is it a city, is it a suburb, is the forest growing back?

Tags: Night, Tell  ✍ Author: Jonathan Raban

In the early 2000s, I was going through a lot. I didn't have my head screwed on right. Where I was at as a man, I was still growing up.

Tags: Early, Head  ✍ Author: Raekwon

We are shrinking the size of the federal government as a percent of our economy from over 21 percent of the economy to 19 percent of the economy. At the same time, we're growing the private economy.

Tags: Government, Time  ✍ Author: Franklin Raines

I didn't spend much time with my parents when I was growing up.

Tags: Parents, Time  ✍ Author: Michael Reagan

I was a total bad girl growing up.

Tags: Bad, Girl  ✍ Author: Elizabeth Reaser

Growing up, I never imagined I would be an actor.

Tags: Actor, Imagined  ✍ Author: Lance Reddick

The dance world was a big part of my growing up.

Tags: Big, Dance  ✍ Author: Portia Simpson-Miller

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