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I wasn't campaigning for a role in a Hollywood television series, it was a fluke. So you've got to have a measure of good luck, you really have, being in the right place at the right time.
~By Patrick Stewart ~


Me, I'd prefer to have a good reputation rather than getting press for being scandalous, getting drunk in public, staying out late and so on.
~By Sophia Bush ~


The work that must be done for each woman to reconnect with her psyche and to give herself a chance to live her own life is essentially the same. The realization of the equality of all races, the equality of all beings is essential.
~By Betty Buckley ~


I don't even like to talk about it. I hated being a number and not merely because I was a very small one. I let them bellow at me for just as long as it took me to find enough pluck to bellow back at them.
~By George Grosz ~


Something about being projected on a 70 foot screen makes you more attractive and appealing to the opposite sex, which is pretty scary.
~By Jason Biggs ~


Do you wish to be great? Then begin by being. Do you desire to construct a vast and lofty fabric? Think first about the foundations of humility. The higher your structure is to be, the deeper must be its foundation.
~By Saint Augustine ~


I didn't like the way the game was being played.
~By Mario Lemieux ~


I mean, all alternative comedy is are comedians that have being doing it for so long, for so long, that they were relaxed enough to start becoming personal on stage.
~By Patton Oswalt ~


I think I had a shyness about me, I think I discovered acting as a way to break out of that and as a way of belonging, a sense of being special.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from audience popularity can ensure more than a few performances.
~By Bruce Beresford ~


As a painter you're responsible yourself, 100 percent. In film, you have the editor, the director, the other actors. It has the advantage of not being solitary.
~By Sylvia Kristel ~


Actually I don't remember being born, it must have happened during one of my black outs.
~By Jim Morrison ~


The only success worth one's powder was success in the line of one's idiosyncrasy... what was talent but the art of being completely whatever one happened to be?
~By Henry James ~


The quality that defines us as Americans is the courage to respond to being hit. The courage to root out and destroy the killers. And, most importantly, the courage to hold on to our values and protect our hard-won freedoms while doing it.
~By Nick Clooney ~


For whatever reason, not all people are born with the particular gift of being able to express ourselves through music. And, believe me, it is a gift.
~By Billy Joel ~


I think there are more films being made, but there are probably less outlets for them and distributors.
~By Richard Linklater ~


We grew up as kids watching those movies and we were exposed to themes of civil rights, unfairness, bigotry and fathers struggling against the kind of mob of the town, so you remember how you felt as a kid being taken seriously, that you are part of the human drama.
~By Rachel Griffiths ~


Human beings will line up for miles to buy a bucket of catastrophes, but don't try selling sunshine and light - you'll go broke.
~By Chuck Jones ~


I also want the chance to work with some of the best actors in the business, because that's where you can learn so much by just being on a set and getting a feel for how they approach their role and how they work with you.
~By Sarah Michelle Gellar ~


I have had an experience which might perhaps be described as being shot down. At the same time, I call shot down only when one falls down. Today I got into trouble but I escaped with a whole skin.
~By Manfred von Richthofen ~


I'm tired of being this solemn poet of the masses, the enigma shrouded in a mystery.
~By Michael Stipe ~


My task over the last two years hasn't just been to stop the bleeding. My task has also been to try to figure out how do we address some of the structural problems in the economy that have prevented more Googles from being created.
~By Barack Obama ~


Oh, to me not drinking is like being dead, almost. I sit here taking endless journeys down memory lane. It gets boring.
~By Jeffrey Bernard ~


I love being in a band. I love that collaborative spirit, although some would suggest that I don't get involved in the collaborative spirit, but it's not true.
~By Trevor Rabin ~


I'm afraid of making a mistake. I'm not totally neurotic, but I'm pretty neurotic about it. I'm as close to totally neurotic as you can get without being totally neurotic.
~By Bridget Fonda ~


The trouble with being punctual is that nobody's there to appreciate it.
~By Franklin P. Jones ~


I enjoy seeing young people being interested in what they can do.
~By Billy Higgins ~


The greatest revolution in our generation is that of human beings, who by changing the inner attitudes of their minds, can change the outer aspects of their lives.
~By Marilyn Ferguson ~


Well I think in all the thirty years I've been doing this now and being gone from home and all that stuff it's really, it's not about what I've achieved and if I've become a better player, or played better ten years ago than I do today.
~By Vince Gill ~


I'm real excited about being on CBS and hosting this show. I have been studying all of the great CBS shows. I think I'm prepared, so if you're ready, let's have the first item up for bids.
~By Ray Combs ~


There's something about being with a group of people who become like family that must be needed in society.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


As time goes on we get closer to that American Dream of there being a pie cut up and shared. Usually greed and selfishness prevent that and there is always one bad apple in every barrel.
~By Rick Danko ~


I got thrown out of school several weeks in my senior year being caught in the girls' dorm. This was 1954, friends. The girls' dorm was off limits. Even to girls, I think.
~By Robert B. Parker ~


Anybody who enjoys being in the House of Commons probably needs psychiatric help.
~By Ken Livingstone ~


There is nothing like the high of being on stage and reaping applause, especially for emotionally needy people like me!
~By Douglas Wood ~


Life being very short, and the quiet hours of it few, we ought to waste none of them in reading valueless books.
~By John Ruskin ~


I see no marks of Wordsworths style of writing or style of thinking in my own work, yet Wordsworth is a constant presence when I write about human beings and their relations to the natural world.
~By J. M. Coetzee ~


The new record started out being about loss, but it's morphed into being about how relationships go on even though one person is not in a body anymore.
~By Rosanne Cash ~


After I did nine years of a television series, I didn't want to do anything really that involved going to a set and being in front of a camera for quite a while. And when I did start to want to do things, I wanted to focus more on film.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


Kids think of us as being totally over the hill.
~By Thurston Moore ~


Intimacy comes from being yourself on the stage and making the audience feel, without trying, that you're sittin' down there with 'em, playing, and that can happen in a big hall, if you have a good audience that want to listen.
~By Doc Watson ~


You don't build a bond without being present.
~By James Earl Jones ~


We opened a design center in the South of England last year as part of our strategy for being close to our customers and developing innovative products for exciting new markets.
~By David Milne ~


I really enjoyed the sort of real crazy, eclectic layering stuff and how it all worked together. I could tell it was some of it was derivative of something. I could tell that certain things were being looped around and I just really enjoyed the way that it all came together.
~By Eric San ~


Nothing is a greater impediment to being on good terms with others than being ill at ease with yourself.
~By Honore de Balzac ~


Challenging snow is one of my favorite kinds of skiing, and I like being able to switch techniques at liberty.
~By Paul Parker ~


No one ever complains about a speech being too short!
~By Ira Hayes ~


Almost all the ideas we have about being a man or being a woman are so burdened with pain, anxiety, fear and self-doubt. For many of us, the confusion around this question is excruciating.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


Creativity is more than just being different. Anybody can plan weird; that's easy. What's hard is to be as simple as Bach. Making the simple, awesomely simple, that's creativity.
~By Charles Mingus ~


I have my parents to thank for that, they raised me to be active and play all sports. They taught me the importance of staying healthy, being focused and setting goals in whatever I do.
~By Kiana Tom ~


We know they are doing their job in committee, that they are brilliant men, smart men, and that they are on the job all the time. We're just human beings down here-all different. We take all these things into consideration. You can't help it.
~By John William McCormack ~


Trillions of dollars every day are being exchanged around the world in all of the financial markets.
~By Kenneth Lay ~


It is important to recognize and politics positive thinking is often the slaves' virtue - something that people do to con themselves about the burden and change being placed upon them.
~By James Bovard ~


Five or ten years ago, when it was clear the Internet was becoming a mainstream phenomenon, it was equally clear that a lot of people were being left out and could be left behind.
~By Steve Case ~


I'm scared to death of being poor. It's like a fat girl who loses 500 pounds but is always fat inside. I grew up poor and will always feel poor inside. It's my pet paranoia.
~By Cher ~


Authors change publishers because it's like being married for a long time and suddenly you want to go out and have a wild affair! No, not seriously, sometimes the deal is more interesting with a new publisher, and other times they have more enthusiasm for your books.
~By Jackie Collins ~


No, I like being a role model because I know how much comfort my musical idols brought me.
~By Shirley Manson ~


So maybe I can go back to being a Gardeners' World addict again.
~By Ken Thompson ~


I like being unconventional.
~By Florence Griffith Joyner ~


I couldn't stand that my husband was being unfaithful. I am Raquel Welch - understand?
~By Raquel Welch ~


I always thought writing was the foundation and the basis for journalism in the same way being able to draw is the foundation for art.
~By Bob Schieffer ~


Greater than scene is situation. Greater than situation is implication. Greater than all of these is a single, entire human being, who will never be confined in any frame.
~By Eudora Welty ~


Bad company is like a nail driven into a post, which, after the first and second blow, may be drawn out with little difficulty; but being once driven up to the head, the pincers cannot take hold to draw it out, but which can only be done by the destruction of the wood.
~By Saint Aurelius Augustine ~


My appearance has changed a lot over the years, but it has far more to do with how I feel about being a woman.
~By Emma Thompson ~


I parody myself every chance I get. I try to make fun of myself and let people know that I'm a human being, and these things that have happened to me are real. I'm not just some cartoon who exists and suddenly doesn't exist.
~By Gary Coleman ~


There have been trade-offs every day, every month, every year. There's a lot that I missed and I do have regrets in that area. But I have been able to bring to my family the richness of being a journalist.
~By Judy Woodruff ~


Most Americans in both red and blue states reject and resent the message being sent by Hollywood and some in the media that values are subjective, to be defined by the individual and not by God.
~By Trent Lott ~


Sure, being a reservist wasn't as glamorous, but I was the one who had to look at myself in the mirror.
~By Larry David ~


But I've really learned you don't have to fit in. No matter where you go, you're always going to be you and if they don't like you for who you are, then what's the point of being someone else?
~By Jena Malone ~


The last show we played, I was straight as a die. It did feel weird not to be hiding behind alcohol or dope, but being focused was... good.
~By Ron Wood ~


A pitfall of making a comedy with a studio-and it's also an American cultural thing-is that I get tired of being encouraged to go always for laughs.
~By Alexander Payne ~


We're going to see fugitives and felons, eventually, being able to get guns much more easily.
~By Sarah Brady ~


Confidence in golf means being able to concentrate on the problem at hand with no outside interference.
~By Tom Watson ~


We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces: we become the powerful force ourselves.
~By Leo Buscaglia ~


They fail to recognize the broad biological principle that organic material is constantly being recycled. Everything has a time of being - a birth, a life span, and a death.
~By Dixie Lee Ray ~


Being on the run, having to change the way that you do business, being unable to plan in a safe and secure environment, always looking over your shoulder, knowing that some day somebody's going to knock on your door and it's going to be your last.
~By John Abizaid ~


Martyrs, my friend, have to choose between being forgotten, mocked or used. As for being understood - never.
~By Albert Camus ~


I have never appreciated a quiet moment with a friend as much, a quiet moment with a book and I think part of that is my obsession with being older and time going faster and it's become increasingly sweeter for me.
~By Candice Bergen ~


Being a father helps me be more responsible... you see more things than you've ever seen.
~By Kid Rock ~


Next to being witty, the best thing is being able to quote another's wit.
~By Christian Nestell Bovee ~


They weren't crazy. They were tired of being locked up. Even I could see that.
~By Kate Millett ~


We, unlike Nazi Germany or Mussolini's Italy, have never stopped being a nation of laws, not of men. But witness how men with motives and a majority can manipulate law to cruel and unjust ends.
~By Robert Byrd ~


While we are being fascinated by the tales of famous serial killers and how they were brought to justice, the real serial killer goes about his business with hardly a thought to being caught.
~By Pat Brown ~


The worst tragedy for a poet is to be admired through being misunderstood.
~By Jean Cocteau ~


Sure, one can always get the students to relax and be happy - entertained, but although being laid back and relax can also lead to creativity, mostly it means that nothing much gets done.
~By Donald Norman ~


When a human being becomes so still that they begin to lose awareness of their gender, and they are simply looking into that abyss where there is no notion of self whatsoever, the world disappears. And that's really the only place to go. It's the only place to remain.
~By Andrew Cohen ~


You know, being an entertainer is partly being on the road, and a lot of your songs come from the road.
~By Mel Tillis ~


Really rejoice in being yourself. Have your own drumbeat.
~By Kim Cattrall ~


Nothing can be more absurd than the practice that prevails in our country of men and women not following the same pursuits with all their strengths and with one mind, for thus, the state instead of being whole is reduced to half.
~By Plato ~


A guitar riff played on a piano doesn't come close to the purity of it being played on a guitar but I faked it enough to get by.
~By Barry Mann ~


If I was being paid thirty-thousand dollars a year, the very least I could do was hit .400.
~By Ted Williams ~


Love... it surrounds every being and extends slowly to embrace all that shall be.
~By Khalil Gibran ~


It seems the most logical thing in the world to believe that the natural resources of the Earth, upon which the race depends for food, clothing and shelter, should be owned collectively by the race instead of being the private property of a few social parasites.
~By Ralph Chaplin ~


The repressed memory is like a noisy intruder being thrown out of the concert hall. You can throw him out, but he will bang on the door and continue to disturb the concert. The analyst opens the door and says, If you promise to behave yourself, you can come back in.
~By Theodor Reik ~


The least pain in our little finger gives us more concern and uneasiness than the destruction of millions of our fellow-beings.
~By William Hazlitt ~


I wouldn't want to be ideological about it but I think of it as being the best way to approach this kind of playing. I don't think it works in other music, other kinds of playing.
~By Derek Bailey ~


Modernity is the transient, the fleeting, the contingent; it is one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immovable.
~By Charles Baudelaire ~


I like being in movies that have a great story. I'm not so interested in being a Hollywood star. It's a job, you know. When you wake up at six in the morning every day for a week, it feels like hard work.
~By Kristen Stewart ~


I associate my motion picture career more with being unhappy and scared, or being under the gun, than with anything pleasant.
~By Francis Ford Coppola ~


Whenever you observe an animal closely, you feel as if a human being sitting inside were making fun of you.
~By Elias Canetti ~

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