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From the ship all things were taken out, so that the clothes which I took with me on my back I only had.

Tags: Clothes, Taken  ✍ Author: William Adams

We've never been anti-Semitic.

Tags: Culture, Islamic  ✍ Author: Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

In defense of our persons and properties under actual violation, we took up arms. When that violence shall be removed, when hostilities shall cease on the part of the aggressors, hostilities shall cease on our part also.

Tags: Shall, Violence  ✍ Author: Thomas Jefferson

The successful man is the one who had the chance and took it.

Tags: Chance, Successful  ✍ Author: Roger Babson

With The Guess Who, it took us fifty-something singles before we had hits.

Tags: Guess, Hits  ✍ Author: Randy Bachman

To learn something new, take the path that you took yesterday.

Tags: Learn, Path  ✍ Author: John Burroughs

The very idea of carrying my memory into eternity devastated me, and I took refuge in atheism.

Tags: Idea, Memory  ✍ Author: Taylor Caldwell

There wasn't very much going on in London about five years ago, and I just took a ticket on spec and went to Los Angeles. I think it was in my second week that I auditioned for 'Battlestar.'

Tags: Second, Week  ✍ Author: James Callis

I took pleasure when I could. I acted clearly and morally and without regret. I'm very lucky.

Tags: Lucky, Regret  ✍ Author: Jeanne Calment

Edward Heath and Richard Nixon took personal awkwardness with each other to new and excruciating levels.

Tags: Edward, Personal  ✍ Author: David Cameron

I was doing illustration work, and the cartooning slowly took over.

Tags: Cartooning, Work  ✍ Author: Joseph Cannon

Finishing a book is just like you took a child out in the back yard and shot it.

Tags: Book, Child  ✍ Author: Truman Capote

No one will ever know what 'In Cold Blood' took out of me. It scraped me right down to the marrow of my bones. It nearly killed me. I think, in a way, it did kill me.

Tags: Blood, Cold  ✍ Author: Truman Capote

It took me 40 years to write my first book.

Tags: Book, Write  ✍ Author: Paulo Coelho

Too many multi-vitamins are packaged as one size fits all, but you should be more specific about what you need. When I was competing as a dancer, I took zinc for healthy skin and immune system.

Tags: Healthy, System  ✍ Author: Anton du Beke

In the summer after sixth grade, I took a class at St. Robert Bellarmine. My first role, I was the villain in a play, and I forgot all my lines. I think I cried my way through the performance.

Tags: After, Summer  ✍ Author: Nicholas D\'Agosto

I took a route of acting, rather than starmaking, so it cost me a lot financially.

Tags: Acting, Rather  ✍ Author: Vincent D\'Onofrio

People say we were an overnight success. It took us a year to be an overnight success.

Tags: Success, Year  ✍ Author: James Daly

I'm only realizing now that I was a child actress because I always took myself so seriously.

Tags: Child, Seriously  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

I fantasized about being a psychology major when I first started school, and I took a handful of Psych 101 classes.

Tags: School, Started  ✍ Author: Claire Danes

I begin to feel like I was in the last generation of Americans who took a civics class.

Tags: Generation, Last  ✍ Author: Roger Ebert

It took me a few years to realize that throwing harder wasn't always better.

Tags: Few, Realize  ✍ Author: Dennis Eckersley

And they asked me to take a polygraph as to the allegations and reports I'd made. I volunteered and I took the polygraph and passed it without a glitch.

Tags: Asked, Passed  ✍ Author: Kenneth Edmonds

They took my mother's stomach out six months ago.

Tags: Months, Mother  ✍ Author: Dave Eggers

Well, my background is journalism. I don't have any creative-writing experience except for one class I took as a sophomore in college.

Tags: College, Experience  ✍ Author: Dave Eggers
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So I took the bright red stick and at the center of the nation's hoop I thrust it in the earth.

Tags: Earth, Nation  ✍ Author: Hector Elizondo

I merely took the energy it takes to pout and wrote some blues.

Tags: Energy, Takes  ✍ Author: Duke Ellington

I took drugs because we all took drugs.

 ✍ Author: Marianne Faithfull

Many of the Jews who owned the homes, the apartments in the black community, we considered them bloodsuckers because they took from our community and built their community but didn't offer anything back to our community.

Tags: Black, Community  ✍ Author: Louis Farrakhan

Homeowners who refinanced their mortgages took out cash and reduced their monthly payments at the same time. Much of the cash obtained by refinancing was spent on consumer durables, home improvements and the like.

Tags: Home, Time  ✍ Author: Martin Feldstein

It took us a lot of man hours to get that bloody white hair out, so it's good to get rid of it.

Tags: Good, Hair  ✍ Author: Tom Felton

Saul Bellow never took my advice when he was my friend.

Tags: Advice, Friend  ✍ Author: Leslie Fiedler

Some weasel took the cork out of my lunch.

Tags: Cork, Lunch  ✍ Author: W. C. Fields

I didn't want o do metal work and get my hands all nicked up and be around guys. So I took drama because there were a lot of girls.

Tags: Guys, Work  ✍ Author: Michael J. Fox

Two roads diverged in a wood and I - I took the one less traveled by, and that has made all the difference.

Tags: Difference, Less  ✍ Author: Robert Frost

You took care of your horse, and your horse took care of you.

Tags: Care, Horse  ✍ Author: Elton Gallegly

Tony Blair will be remembered for nothing other than that he followed George W. Bush over a cliff; took the rest of us with them, and we haven't yet reached the bottom, I'm afraid.

Tags: Afraid, Rest  ✍ Author: George Galloway

I never took a day off in my twenties. Not one. And I'm still fanatical, but now I'm a little less fanatical.

Tags: Less, Off  ✍ Author: Bill Gates

My definition of modernism took a while to develop.

Tags: Develop, While  ✍ Author: Peter Gay

No publisher in America improved a paper so quickly on so grand a scale, took a paper that was marginal in qualities and brought it to excellence as Otis Chandler did.

Tags: America, Excellence  ✍ Author: David Halberstam

I never took guitar lessons. I took classical piano lessons from the age of six when we lived in Holland.

Tags: Age, Guitar  ✍ Author: Eddie Van Halen

I just took the good and the bad from all of the coaches I've been around.

Tags: Bad, Good  ✍ Author: Charles Haley

It took a while for me to grasp that my colleagues believe I have made an impact on the history of cinema.

Tags: History, While  ✍ Author: Conrad Hall

Actually, I'm an overnight success, but it took twenty years.

Tags: Actually, Success  ✍ Author: Monty Hall

It took years, honestly, to deal with the disappointment of Beijing.

Tags: Deal, Honestly  ✍ Author: Ryan Hall

I never took any vocal training.

Tags: Training, Vocal  ✍ Author: Marvin Hamlisch

It took us three years to even come close to catching up with the demand a little bit.

Tags: Bit, Three  ✍ Author: Ruth Handler

I took thought, and invented what I conceived to be the appropriate title of 'agnostic'.

Tags: Agnostic, Thought  ✍ Author: Thomas Huxley

They took away time, and they gave us the clock.

Tags: Away, Time  ✍ Author: Abdullah Ibrahim

I took acting lessons when I was 19, 20, and I had my writing.

Tags: Acting, Writing  ✍ Author: Michael Ironside

I took back my life.

Tags: Life  ✍ Author: Etta James

It took me 29 years to finish that song. That's a typical Jardine move.

Tags: Move, Song  ✍ Author: Al Jardine

Well, Apple invented the PC as we know it, and then it invented the graphical user interface as we know it eight years later (with the introduction of the Mac). But then, the company had a decade in which it took a nap.

Tags: Company, Later  ✍ Author: Steve Jobs

A chief called Lawyer, because he was a great talker, took the lead in the council, and sold nearly all the Nez Perce country.

Tags: Country, Great  ✍ Author: Michael Jordan

I went to a radio station on Long Island in 1982, and thank goodness for me, it was so new that there was no receptionist. So the DJ opened up his booth, and took my tape and listened to it and thought it was a hit song.

Tags: Song, Thought  ✍ Author: Jon Bon Jovi

It took them a while to catch on that Batman would be the greatest.

Tags: Greatest, While  ✍ Author: Bob Kane

I took on the sins of everybody, of a generation, really.

Tags: Everybody, Generation  ✍ Author: Christine Keeler

We have repeatedly issued warnings, over a number of years. Following these warnings and these calls, anti-American explosions took place in a number of Islamic countries.

Tags: Number, Place  ✍ Author: Cheryl Ladd

When I left, I had learnt nothing. I took nothing with me. At least, that's what I thought then.

Tags: Left, Thought  ✍ Author: Carmen Laforet

The Beatles production is often so 'perfect' that it sounds computerized. 'Sgt. Pepper' really does sound like it took four months to make.

Tags: Often, Perfect  ✍ Author: Jon Landau

In my first season I took 76 wickets at an average of less than 5 runs.

Tags: Less, Season  ✍ Author: Harold Larwood

I never took hallucinogenic drugs because I never wanted my consciousness expanded one unnecessary iota.

Tags: Iota, Wanted  ✍ Author: Fran Lebowitz

I was born October 5, 1957, on the South Side of Chicago, in the Woodlawn area, a neighborhood that hasn't changed much in forty-five years. Our house was on 66th and Blackstone, but the city tore it down when the rats took over.

Tags: Born, House  ✍ Author: Bernie Mac

When the major studios flourished many years ago, an actor was groomed, developed, and worked frequently at his craft. The studios really took care of their actors.

Tags: Actor, Care  ✍ Author: James MacArthur

When I hit my 20s, I took a chill pill and relaxed because throughout my teens I was churning out an album a year. It was a treadmill of work then recording, promoting and touring.

Tags: Work, Year  ✍ Author: Vanessa Mae

Please don't retouch my wrinkles. It took me so long to earn them.

Tags: Please, Wrinkles  ✍ Author: Anna Magnani

This time, I took it easier. I stood up before it so as not to crash again.

Tags: Again, Time  ✍ Author: Hermann Maier

If a Democrat took Republicans on rudely, they wouldn't be elevated in the Democratic Party. There's a different standard. We're supposed to be polite to people.

Tags: Democratic, Party  ✍ Author: George Leigh Mallory

In 1854 I took out a patent for puddling iron by means of steam.

Tags: Means, Patent  ✍ Author: James Nasmyth

I think people took Grenada for what it turned out to be, which was a very specific incident and from which one couldn't necessarily make a lot of generalizations.

Tags: Incident, Specific  ✍ Author: John Negroponte

I took all the philosophy courses I could.

Tags: Courses, Philosophy  ✍ Author: Judd Nelson

Going up the walls doing somersaults, that trick took a couple of days.

Tags: Couple, Days  ✍ Author: Carroll O\'Connor

There will always be spies. We have to have them. Without them we wouldn't have got Osama bin Laden - it took us years, but it happened.

Tags: Bin, Happened  ✍ Author: Gary Oldman

I don't know who took what. That is pretty private with an individual.

Tags: Individual, Pretty  ✍ Author: Rafael Palmeiro

Previous governments, particularly the one before I took over, mismanaged the economy quite badly.

Tags: Economy, Quite  ✍ Author: George Papandreou

It took me nine months to write 60 pages. It was very frustrating.

Tags: Months, Write  ✍ Author: Sara Paretsky

I am a sweet old softy, but it took toughness to get through what I went through.

Tags: Old, Sweet  ✍ Author: Talcott Parsons

Back a hundred years ago, especially around Woodrow Wilson, what happened in this country is we took freedom and we chopped it into pieces.

Tags: Country, Freedom  ✍ Author: Ron Paul

It took me four years to paint like Raphael, but a lifetime to paint like a child.

Tags: Child, Four  ✍ Author: Pablo Picasso

It took me years to actually get comfortable on the stage. I prefer the intimacy of screen; it comes easier to me. In theater, you have to be louder and bigger - that was harder for many years in my teens. But now I've conquered that. I eat up the stage. I love it.

Tags: Actually, Love  ✍ Author: Aileen Quinn

If I relaxed, if I took my foot off the gas, I would probably die.

Tags: Die, Off  ✍ Author: Gordon Ramsay

Throughout the centuries there were men who took first steps, down new roads, armed with nothing but their own vision.

Tags: Men, Vision  ✍ Author: Ayn Rand

The Iraq war took priority over domestic disaster prevention.

Tags: Priority, War  ✍ Author: Charles Rangel

I took up violin because my best mate had taken it up, so I did likewise.

Tags: Best, Taken  ✍ Author: Noel Redding

When I was living in New York, I had this slightly wannabe bohemian existence and took up painting, at which I'm appalling. I also bought several guitars.

Tags: Living, Painting  ✍ Author: Eddie Redmayne

I got a custom-made silk dress from a Chinese tailor for really cheap. I sketched it out on a piece of paper, and they took my measurements and made the dress for me in a day!

Tags: Paper, Piece  ✍ Author: Alicia Sacramone

We took the insurance companies out of the driver's seat.

Tags: Driver, Insurance  ✍ Author: John Salazar

I was a solipsist and a narcissist and much too arrogant. I have a lot more compassion now, but it took a long time.

Tags: Compassion, Time  ✍ Author: Andrew Sarris

What you come to discover is, it isn't how you get there, it's that you get there. If that's what it took to get me where I'm at today, so be it.

Tags: Discover, Today  ✍ Author: Charlie Sheen

The only school that let me in was U.C. Santa Cruz, which is where I went. They didn't have a journalism program, so I took sociology, which is the closest thing to journalism.

Tags: Journalism, School  ✍ Author: Al-Waleed bin Talal

Thirteen years I took on this last book.

Tags: Book, Last  ✍ Author: Gay Talese

I've written only two novels, but they're both long ones, and they each took a decade to write.

Tags: Both, Write  ✍ Author: Donna Tartt

Seven and the Ragged Tiger took six months to record and finish.

Tags: Months, Six  ✍ Author: Roger Andrew Taylor

When somebody turned me on to a Coltrane record around seventh grade, I took up saxophone.

Tags: Grade, Somebody  ✍ Author: Paul Verlaine

I must confess I took a couple or three jobs just for the money.

Tags: Money, Three  ✍ Author: Jessica Walter

Training for the Olympics was a lifelong endeavor and took many years.

Tags: Olympics, Training  ✍ Author: Kristi Yamaguchi

We did not fight the Americans or the Europeans. We fight only the Israeli enemy that took our homes and homeland.

Tags: Enemy, Fight  ✍ Author: Ilya Yashin

I took up boxing to get in shape for filming because it's grueling - all the running, the heat, the yelling, the crying that we do.

Tags: Boxing, Crying  ✍ Author: Steven Yeun

He took me under his wing when I first came to the Rams and taught me everything - his technique in the pass rush, how to play off blockers, and how to make the big play.

Tags: Big, Off  ✍ Author: Jack Youngblood

Just got back from a pleasure trip: I took my mother-in-law to the airport.

Tags: Pleasure, Travel  ✍ Author: Henny Youngman

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