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Beginning Stories

It came about as follows: over the years when I was involved in dianetics, I wrote the beginnings of many stories. I would get an idea, and then write the beginning, and then never touch it again.

- A. E. van Vogt

Dedicated Closet

I have a whole closet in my house that's dedicated just to jackets and coats, stuff that I've collected over the years.

- A. J. Cook

Border Conclusive

There is no conclusive proof of Unidentified Flying Objects flying over India-China border.

- A. K. Antony

Trade Import

India's trade deficit is because of excess of import over exports.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Had Dearest

Over the years, I had nurtured the hope to be able to fly; to handle a machine as it rose higher and higher in the stratosphere was my dearest dream.

- A. P. J. Abdul Kalam

Funding Request

Democrats have a long history of utilizing the threat of a potential Ebola outbreak to request massive federal funds while attacking Republicans for expressing skepticism over their funding schemes.

- Aaron Klein

American Control

The American people have no control over what the military does. We have no say in American foreign policy.

- Aaron McGruder

Loud Bruised

I've had problems with my throat over the years, playing with loud bands for years, and I've had bruised vocal chords and nodules.

- Aaron Neville

Mine Projects

Don Was is a friend of mine; we've done projects together over the years.

- Aaron Neville

Doing I Remember

I remember going up and doing 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' with Paul Simon, Santana playing up there with us.

- Aaron Neville

Small Very

I grew up all over Idaho - I was born in Emmett, a very small town.

- Aaron Paul

Love Everyone

I love everyone over at Netflix. They're all fantastic and an absolute joy to work with.

- Aaron Paul

Like Allow

I like to push the limit to how much air we can put in the football, even go over what they allow you to do and see if the officials take air out of it.

- Aaron Rodgers

Pain Play

I've dealt with a lot of injuries over the years, and you just learn about pain management and how to keep yourself in the best shape to play on Sunday, and then playing with pain.

- Aaron Rodgers

Voice Kind

I don't have a great instrument. I don't have the kind of ungodly control over my voice and body that great actors have. And I've worked with enough great actors to know that I'm not one.

- Aaron Sorkin

College Some

When I was right out of college, I felt competitive with some of the guys in my class over career stuff.

- Aaron Staton

Private Centuries

The world's entire scientific and cultural heritage, published over centuries in books and journals, is increasingly being digitized and locked up by a handful of private corporations.

- Aaron Swartz

Movies Watched

I watched so many movies when I was a kid, and I'd watch them over and over.

- Aaron Tveit

Career Side

I'm the daughter of two Indian immigrant doctors, and I have an older sister and younger brother, and none of us have pursued medicine as a career. We're all over the artistic side of things.

- Aarti Mann

Work Artist

The artist never really has any control over the impact of his work. If he starts thinking about the impact of his work, then he becomes a lesser artist.

- Aasif Mandvi

Wealthy Charities

I came from a wealthy family. I made over my share of the estate to various charities.

- Abbe Pierre

Parent Muslim

The Muslim Brotherhood is the parent organization of extreme ideology. They are the godfather of all terrorist organizations. They spread it all over the world.

- Abdel Fattah al-Sisi

Think Reward

I think the market should reward banks that have been transparent in recognising their problems. I think the tendency of banks to hide the problem assets over a period of three or four years should not be allowed.

- Abdul Aziz Al Ghurair

Son Monarchy

The monarchy that I hand over to my son is not going to be the same one that I have inherited.

- Abdullah II of Jordan

Some Been

In some ways, my most comfortable feeling has been that of being an outsider coming in, but over the years I've tired of that and I'm ready to feel at home. That's what music gives me: a feeling of absolute home.

- Abigail Washburn

Genetic Tan

When you have a natural genetic tan developed over centuries and many generations, the idea of soaking up rays by the pool has never made sense.

- Abraham Verghese

Here Which

Then I heard another shot which hit him right in the head, over here, and his head practically opened up and a lot of blood and many more things came out.

- Abraham Zapruder

Given Been

I have been given the authority over you, and I am not the best of you. If I do well, help me; and if I do wrong, set me right. Sincere regard for truth.

- Abu Bakr

Think I Think

I've learned a lot of tricks from working with a lot of great producers over the years, and I think I should write a book about it!

- Ace Frehley

Over It Jefferson

The age of Lincoln and Jefferson memorials is over. It will be presidential libraries from now on.

- Ada Louise Huxtable

Types Depends

There are over 7,000 different types of proteins in typical eukaryotic cells; the total number depends on the cell class and function.

- Ada Yonath

Take How

You get a sense of how the show works and then let your personality take over.

- Adam Baldwin

Moving On Always

Any time you end a relationship, and everyone has ended plenty in their life, it's always a tough thing and hard to get over.

- Adam Brody

Why Guy

When you're picking a basketball team, you'll take the brother over the guy with the yarmulke. Why? Because you're playing the odds.

- Adam Carolla

Like Angeles

If you've driven over to the gay section of Los Angeles, it's like a golf course... Real estate values go 'boom!'

- Adam Carolla

Deal Tent

Our movements reveal a great deal about who we are. A record of our locations over time can reveal whether we go to tent revivals or radical political meetings, abortion clinics or AIDS doctors.

- Adam Cohen

Control Will

A smart phone essentially creates a dossier of your travels, and consumers have no control over who will eventually see that information.

- Adam Cohen

Need Area

The area we define as what Quora's good at is long-form text that's useful over time, and where you care about who wrote the text. Not that you need to be friends with them, just that they're someone trustworthy.

- Adam D'Angelo

Answers Like

When you look at Yahoo Answers, there can be a lot of garbage. But if you're careful about the rules and supporting good contributions, over time you can get better and better, like Wikipedia.

- Adam D'Angelo

System Very

We can fight over what the taxation levels should be, but the tax system should be very, very simple and not distortionary.

- Adam Davidson

Wins Works

The economy works best when better ideas win out over worse ideas, harder work wins out over less work, when it's a fair fight in the marketplace.

- Adam Davidson

Steak Sold

I sold steaks over the phone in Omaha, Nebraska. Marbling, fantastic. That's what makes a great steak; a lot of people don't know.

- Adam DeVine

Through Sold

I did telemarketing for years, starting at the age of 16, just selling steak knives to old people. Old people go through a weird amount of steak knives. I also sold straight meat over the telephone.

- Adam DeVine

Like Bizarre

I feel like I'll never get over red carpets. They're so bizarre and awkward.

- Adam Driver

Feedback Take

Once people take ownership over the decision to receive feedback, they're less defensive about it.

- Adam Grant

New PCs

The reliable way great conglomerates grew over time was by adding new products and buying new companies. IBM moved from mainframe to PCs.

- Adam Lashinsky

Idle Given

Amazon has suffered quarters-long profit droughts. Alphabet has given its investors agita over profligate spending on non-core products. Microsoft's growth - if not its profit engine - stalled for years, causing its stock to idle, too.

- Adam Lashinsky

Through Blend

The genius of vinyl is that it allows - commands! - us to put our fingerprints all over that history: to blend and chop and reconfigure it, mock and muse upon it, backspin and skip through it.

- Adam Mansbach

Star Parking

My first joke was about a company called Five Star Parking that was all over Philadelphia: 'Who's reviewing parking lots?'

- Adam McKay

Think Been

For my money, I don't think there's been a better comedy than 'Kung Fu Hustle' in a lot of years. That movie just knocked me over.

- Adam McKay

Green Other

Other than Green Day, we haven't had a lot of protest music over the past few decades.

- Adam McKay

Blend Very

We shot a bit of 'Hunted' in Tangier, and you are in a very, very different world. It's very difficult to blend in over there.

- Adam Rayner

Mine Passage

Once when I went over my work with my Washington University professor, the late great Stanley Elkin, he pointed to a passage of mine and said: 'Stop vamping.' It has remained a caution.

- Adam Ross

Learned Potent

I've learned over decades of building that a deadline is a potent tool for problem-solving.

- Adam Savage

Love Best Way

I love working with friends; it's my favorite thing to do. I've found over the years that that ends up being the best way to spend my time.

- Adam Scott

Learned Add

I've learned, over the years, to go after the parts where I feel I can add something.

- Adam Scott

Falling Always

I like having a duty. I'm a terrible cook, but when people come over, if I'm falling between the cracks socially, I can always run away to my job.

- Adam Scott

Which Workman

The real and effectual discipline which is exercised over a workman is that of his customers. It is the fear of losing their employment which restrains his frauds and corrects his negligence.

- Adam Smith

Hang Works

Over the years, I've learned that if you can just hang in there and, regardless of what's presented to you, take it as a challenge and try to bring in something fresh, then it works.

- Adam West

Organ Ease

Seated one day at the organ, I was weary and ill at ease, and my fingers wandered idly over the noisy keys. It seemed the harmonious echo from our discordant life.

- Adelaide Anne Procter

Reaction May

It's hard not to take it personally when being wait-listed, passed over for a promotion, or losing a client to a competitor. But while feeling aggrieved may be an understandable reaction, it's not productive - it's not a good use of the experience.

- Adena Friedman

More Been

All of the actors that have served to me as inspiration over the years have been those more associated with dramatic work who have, in turn, been able to embody their characters and lose themselves in those characters that they create.

- Adhir Kalyan

Which Sold

We were licencees of Sara Lee Corp's air freshener brand Ambi Pur, which they sold to Procter and Gamble. So we handed it over to Procter and Gamble. Now we will introduce our own brand of air freshener.

- Adi Godrej

Sure Been

I want people to get over my weight and the loss of it. It's been years, and I am sure people can find better things to talk about.

- Adnan Sami

Through Been

I have been working and composing music since 1986. Over the years, I have seen our music industry go through all kinds of transformation.

- Adnan Sami

Love Anybody

The response that I have got over the years is the best example that the people of India love me, and I feel as much Indian as anybody.

- Adnan Sami

Last Increasingly

To try to teach ignoring technology is to ignore the progress that we have made over the last century. If school is preparation for the real world - a real world that is increasingly technology-driven - then to ignore technology is to become obsolete.

- Adora Svitak

Been Elaborate

I have no secrets; all of these things have been discussed at length in guitar magazines over the years but are far too elaborate to cover in one article.

- Adrian Belew

Lifetime Large

As you can appreciate over my lifetime I've developed a large vocabulary of sounds each requiring certain physical techniques often combined with a specific effect box.

- Adrian Belew

Making Folding

I was just taking my sketchbook to Kinko's and making photocopies and hand-assembling them - folding them over and stapling them.

- Adrian Tomine

Always Editorial

'Drawn & Quarterly' has always given me complete editorial control over my books and comics, so any decision about what to include or exclude from the book was my own.

- Adrian Tomine

Product Been

There have been a handful of assignments over the years that I've had to turn down due to time constraints, and I was fairly envious when I saw the finished product, beautifully illustrated by someone else.

- Adrian Tomine

Like Very

I'm very tall, so I like a guy who's bigger than me - it makes me feel feminine and safe. I don't like to be hovering over a guy or feel like a linebacker.

- Adrianne Palicki

Palace Romans

The Romans had chosen Pergamon to be the capital of their new province. But by 88 B.C., most of western Asia was allied with King Mithradates, who had taken over the royal palace in Pergamon for his own headquarters.

- Adrienne Mayor

Storm Reed

The little reed, bending to the force of the wind, soon stood upright again when the storm had passed over.

- Aesop

Everybody Am

I've got headdresses and robes from all over: I am the mystery of everybody's story.

- Afrika Bambaataa

More Dirt

Most of the women who have offered themselves for public office over the years have done so, I believe, more because of the 'dirt' than in spite of it.

- Agnes Macphail

Tired Young

I was so tired once 'Abba' was over and just wanted to be calm and with my children. I married, was in 'Abba,' had my children, divorced, all in ten years. I wonder how I managed it, but I was young.

- Agnetha Faltskog

Thought Started

When I first started modelling, as I was walking down the catwalk I just thought, 'Please don't fall over, please don't fall over, please don't fall over!'

- Agyness Deyn

Never Heat

I heat myself up over the fact that I am never going to be as good as I want to be.

- Aidan Gillen

Technology Companies

Over the long term, there will be many more billion-dollar technology companies than there are today.

- Aileen Lee

Last Like

Novels are so much unrulier and more stressful to write. A short story can last two pages and then it's over, and that's kind of a relief. I really like balancing the two.

- Aimee Bender

Over It Wasting

I'm not running around as a continual ray of sunshine. It's just I don't believe in wasting time feeling sorry for myself. Get over it.

- Aimee Mullins

Incredible Certainly

The flesh and bone leg is just beautiful. It's elegant. You know, when it's working, it's incredible. But if it's not working, well, you know, your life is certainly far from over.

- Aimee Mullins

Career Choosing

I won't apologize for choosing my career over kids.

- Aisha Tyler

Surreal I Remember

I remember when I was that girl crying because I was so excited to finally meet Lita. To have girls crying over me is surreal.

- AJ Lee

Path Does

I don't really have control over my path - only the Lord does - but I do have control over my decisions.

- AJ Michalka

Smiling Best Way

A man can get my attention by smiling at me and then coming over and talking to me. The best way to get a girl's attention is to start a conversation.

- Aja Naomi King

Always Films

The difference being that in films, unlike in life, good does always win over evil in the end.

- Ajay Devgan

Could Perfectly

Criminals were coming to Chechnya from all over the world - they did not have a place in their own countries. But they could live perfectly well in Chechnya.

- Akhmad Kadyrov

Important Africa

In Africa... age is not important over there. They don't care.

- Akon

Became Lives

I see the friends I made over the years who have become family today, people I became acquainted with who have achieved so much in their lives. They taught me something with each meeting.

- Akshay Kumar

Other Jobs

Technology is an incredible tool - it connects people to each other, creates jobs all over the world, and makes life easier for millions of Americans.

- Al Franken

Always Been

I have always been fascinated with those who try to look over the horizon and see things that are coming at us.

- Al Gore

Business Last

America's political system has evolved over the last 50 years in ways that have enhanced the power of business lobbies.

- Al Gore

Love My Life

If I could live my life all over I'd do everything the same; the film in my camera would remain the same; there's no way lord, to leave this love behind.

- Al Green

Die Before

When Buddy played, he played all out, all the time. It was a wonder he didn't keel over and die before he did.

- Al Hirt

CD Studio

More live recording. I have missed the boat over my career by not doing every second or third CD live because things happen onstage that don't happen in the studio.

- Al Jarreau

Bother Been

I've been in the struggle over seventy years - it doesn't bother me I may not win.

- Al Lewis

Audience TV

I prefer that for my own satisfaction over radio, there's no audience. TV, there's no audience. I need the response of the audience, even if it's a silent response.

- Al Lewis