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the sort of guy who looks entirely at home in sockless white loafers and a mint-green knit shirt from Lacoste.
David Foster Wallace
, Sherri's idea had to do with bringing Fat's mind down from the cosmic and the abstract to the particular. She had hatched out the practical notion that nothing is more real than a large World War Two Soviet tank.
Philip K. Dick
my wife was immature. I'd be at home in my bath and she'd come in and sink my boats.
what we have here is a dreamer. Somebody out of touch with reality. When she jumped, she probably thought she'd fly
there can be no categories such as 'religious' art and 'secular' art, because all true art is incarnational, and therefore 'religious.
, that's why I wrote: to save my ass, to save my ass from the madhouse, from the streets, from myself.
, men are afraid of women and can’t handle the fact that they came out of the same thing they spend the rest of their lives trying to get back into.
all the world's computer parts come from the same supply chain that runs from Korea, down through coastal China, over to Taiwan, and down to Malaysia.
, I'm living the life of an actress in L.A. And I've recently had some pretty good fortune.
, the actor's job is to pay attention to the script.
, nice guys can finish last.
, everything I try to do is to present an alternative to what somebody else is doing.
, my life is so boring, it's embarrassing.
, though, I'm just lucky to love what I do for a living.
, I viewed any work of art as an imposition of another person's taste, and saw the individual making this imposition as a kind of dictator.
, there are two things we know: Everybody has less time, and the general public is demanding better food - better in terms of quality and better in terms of flavor.
, fiction is people. You can't write fiction about ideas.
, I only play one character; I just play him at different volumes.
you come up with the fictional idea and you start writing that story, but then in order to write it and to make it seem real, you sometimes put your own memories in. Even if it's a character that's very different from you.
you have to suppress your own ambitions in order to be who you need to be.
, at some point, one day maybe you can expect to hear some of my music. I haven't really done that yet because my younger brother is a musician and really talented and I want him to come out with his music first.
, my problem was attributed to stress more than anything. I don't know what that does and I guess doctors can tell you that there's chemicals that build up in your system when you go through a lot of stress and constant stress.
, I have no place in organized politics. By coming to the British Parliament, I've allowed the people to sacrifice me at the top and let go the more effective job I should be doing at the bottom.
, women have to prove they are strong at all times. And then when they go on the attack, they have to not appear mean because those women often get the label of being catty.
Julie Nixon Eisenhower
, right before college I got into the Guinness book for my feet and started to do local commercials and little radio spots, just little things and found I really liked it.
I'm trying to make men more sensitive and women stronger.
, I was a freak show. This kid with this big old voice. I was a travelling freak.
what they're saying is, if you want to be on TV, if you want to be a credible candidate, you've got to buy ads. And if you're not buying ads, you're not a credible candidate, we don't cover you.
, I believe the world is a jungle, and if it's not a bit of a jungle in the home, a child cannot possibly be fit to enter the outside world.
, I love films where everything is great and life is good.
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