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He bore no grudge against those he had wronged.
I'm very open and never write what I'm going to say. Speeches bore everybody else. I have to freestyle. Every time, from one program to another, everything changes and I improvise.
I get diminishing returns when I bore myself in an interview.
Americans seem sometimes to believe that if you are a thinker you must be a frowning bore, because thinking is so damn serious.
Anyone who claims to have an entirely clear conscience is almost certainly a bore.
Playing good girls in the 30s was difficult, when the fad was to play bad girls. Actually I think playing bad girls is a bore; I have always had more luck with good girl roles because they require more from an actress.
Olivia De Havilland
There's got to be a backbone, there's got to be a skeleton to the whole way I perform, but you never want to hit the same note twice during a performance, I think. I think it's always got to be fresh so it doesn't bore me, and I always want to go out on edge.
Most songs I write are spur-of-the-moment-type things. I have to be spontaneous. If not, songwriting can bore me. There is no pre-design or idea of what I am going to do when I go into the studio. It's all like that for me. I could go in and write two or three songs in an eight-hour session. You can't over-think songs. You just can't.
Guitar solos bore the hell out of me. Only a few guitarists interest me, and it's not about the solos they play, it's about the grooves they create.
Peter Ustinov was the first really positive influence in my career. He was real and he bore witness to it. The things he said to you, he lived them.
I could never play the ingenue, the girl next door or the very successful young doctor. That would be a bore.
Jennifer Jason Leigh
Endless motorbike talk can and does bore me.
The only rule I have found to have any validity in writing is not to bore yourself.
Of course, bankers were always interested in making money. But when bankers had clients, they bore some responsibility for the clients' welfare.
The international order established at the end of World War II could certainly have been worse. However, this order did contain certain factors which bore within them the seeds of instability.
There is no bore like a clever bore.
Name any name and then remember everybody you ever knew who bore that name. Are they all alike. I think so.
Reading is a huge effort for many people, a bore for others, and, believe it or not, many people prefer watching TV.
Whenever I met anyone who knew anything, I would bore them stiff until they told me what they knew.
For years I used to bore my wife over lunch with stories about funny incidents.
I made a supreme effort not to do that thing that parents do, which is to bore people without children to death by going on and on about how funny their children are, so there's none of that hopefully.
If Romney were a chair, he'd be a squishy, expensively upholstered easy chair that bore the imprint of whoever last sat on it.
I love stories. When I'm writing, what I pretend subconsciously is that we're cavemen, we're sitting around the fire, and I'm telling you stories. If I bore you, you're probably going to pick up a big club and hit me over the head.
Travel is the most private of pleasures. There is no greater bore than the travel bore. We do not in the least want to hear what he has seen in Hong Kong.
Marx and Engels are arguably history's most famous couple. Such was the closeness of their collaboration that it is not always easy to recall which works bore both names, which just that of Marx, and which just Engels.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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