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Sigmund Freud was a novelist with a scientific background. He just didn't know he was a novelist. All those damn psychiatrists after him, they didn't know he was a novelist either.
I've tried to recognize my wife's individuality, her personality, her desires, her background, her ambitions.
Gordon B. Hinckley
Anything that keeps you happy and writing is part of my writing ritual: I like music, so I tend to have it playing in the background. But if I'm interested, I can write in an airport waiting areas.
I didn't want to go out and change anything. I just wanted to make the music that was part of my background, which was rock and blues and hip-hop.
I'm from a Gypsy background!
I can't stand recipes that don't have background.
When I started making my own records, I had this idea of drowning out the singer and putting the rest in the foreground. It was the background that interested me.
When you come from a background like mine, where you're entering worlds that are so different than your own, you have to be afraid.
I would say that although my music may be or may have been part of the cultural background fabric of the gay community, I consider myself an outsider who belongs everywhere and nowhere... Being a human being is what truly counts. That's where you'll find me.
I never took classic business classes in college, so I don't have the background that any of the people running large companies have.
I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town.
I'm from a lower middle class background; all my family were immigrants.
I came up from a difficult background.
I come from a modest background. I put myself through college and law school and a postdoctorate program in tax law.
I've got a very interesting background.
Perhaps because of my background as a graphic designer, I'm drawn to rich and beautiful colors.
I wouldn't say that I'm a travel novelist, but rather a novelist who travels - and who uses travel as a background for finding stories of places.
I'm much calmer when there's no TV or music playing in the background.
My father was a teacher and my mother also worked in the school, so the family has a background in education.
I hope that I inspire women to believe in themselves, no matter where they come from; no matter what education they have; what particular background they originate from.
I came from a farming background, and my career was teaching.
My background is in physics, so I was the mission specialist, who is sort of like the flight engineer on an airplane.
Whenever I have had to write fiction, I've always had to invent a character who roughly has my background.
V. S. Naipaul
My background is in musical comedy. I didn't know I was going to be an actor. But all my points of reference have to do with musical comedy and in being kind of a showoff.
My food is Louisiana, New Orleans-based, well-seasoned, rustic. I think it's pretty unique because of my background being influenced by my mom, Portuguese and French Canadian. There's a lot going on there.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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