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I know people that could serve me canned tuna and saltine crackers and have me feel more at home at their table than some people who can cook circles around me. The more you try to impress people, generally the less you do.
Could it be that my circle is largely black and that it is why I am influential in black circles but not in white circles?
I don't want to promote my own image either. I don't like going on television or mixing in literary circles.
I think my siblings sometimes have to defend me within their social circles - they are both barristers.
Fashion goes round in circles.
Love. It isn't very popular in technical circles to say a lot of mushy stuff about love, but frankly it's a very very important part of what holds our project together.
Only the pun remains. The pun, beloved of Shakespeare, children and tabloid headline-writers, is normally eschewed in the modern, sophisticated circles in which I move.
It's true that the Federal Reserve faces a lot of political pressure and is unpopular in many circles.
The Democratic Party, all the candidates from Washington, they all know each other, they all move in the same circles, and what I'm doing is breaking into the country club.
Before I was ever in high school, I had dark circles under my eyes.
Benicio Del Toro
As I look back at the span of the Cold War in those early days, in the '50s, for example, there was a great deal of Soviet propaganda here in the United States, but it was clumsy, and it was anchored to a lot of ideological support in certain circles in America itself.
For several centuries what has passed for song in literary circles was any text that looked like the lyrics for a commonplace melodic setting.
I was never a leading man. I've always been in the outer concentric circles in the company, being a character actor, which is a good place to be. It gives you that diversity.
Most women prefer circles of sharing to pyramids and hierarchies. They prefer conversation to construction. They will usually choose nurturance and empathy over competition and climbing. They will normally choose connection over simple performance games.
Clifford Brown was in the jazz circles considered to be probably the greatest trumpet player who ever lived.
Exactly Straight women who surround themselves only with gay men or white people who refuse any other race into their circles are unhealthy and it has more to do with one's individual fear and individual closets.
The earliest phase of social formations found in historical as well as in contemporary social structures is this: a relatively small circle firmly closed against neighboring, strange, or in some way antagonistic circles.
But things move in circles: one minute it's the models who are famous, then it's the actresses, then it's the designers.
I'm really good at solitaire and I can turn my arms in full circles.
The atmosphere was wide open in those circles that we traveled in.
I could only speak in the smallest, most intimate circles about the real reasons which made me undertake the changeover of the plants for certain lines of production for I had to expect that many people would not understand me.
I started by looking everything up in a Star Trek dictionary so I knew what I was talking about, but you can't do that because they talk in circles, and half of it doesn't make sense, so you'll just end up driving yourself more insane.
Yes, I travel in unusual circles. George Osborne and his wife Frances are my cousins.
As to Bell's talking telegraph, it only creates interest in scientific circles... its commercial values will be limited.
You can't converse with Alzheimer's sufferers in the way you do with others; the dialogue tends to go round in circles.
People get excited around me and behave differently than they would normally. I don't feel different from anyone else, except that I drive a racing car round in circles faster than somebody else.
That said, I should also add that I learned a great deal from being allowed in these privileged circles and am grateful for the opportunity to have worked closely with some of the most powerful and successful people in the business including Steven Spielberg and Ted Turner.
Blessed is he who talks in circles, for he shall become a big wheel.
I want to highlight once again that when we talk about the fight against terrorism and the circles around it and when we talk about ensuring the safety and the peace of all, we are not talking about fantasies.
Jose Maria Aznar
In L.A., everyone is in their car all the time, so you're used to not interacting with people for the majority of the day, and it kind of trickles into nightlife and all that. People stay within their circles and there's no real mingling to be had.
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