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You don't have to be dead to write a classic, and you don't have to be literary to be smart.
The act of seeing any film generally is you knowing more than the characters, even if it's the classic Hitchcock shot of two people talking and a bomb being under the table. Part of the pleasure of it is seeing where people go wrong, and the irony of situations.
I was born in the middle of the century in the middle of the country, a classic Baby Boomer.
As for the American child's classic problem - too much mother, too little father - that would be cured by an equalization of parental responsibility.
With 'Stardust', I hope what I was doing is giving 30-year-olds and 40-year-olds and 25-year-olds and 60-year-olds a chance to get the same sense of wonder, the same feeling, the same magic, that they got in reading the classic fairy tales as children.
In science, read, by preference, the newest works; in literature, the oldest. The classic literature is always modern.
Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton
I love inventive food, but I want the classic dishes to taste like how I remember them. I get a little bummed out when there is too much fancy stuff going on and it doesn't resemble the original dish at all.
My all-time favourite classic use of ricotta is in gnudi: fluffy, cheesy dumplings of almost ethereal, feathery lightness.
I love the classic crooners, but I got that from my mother - she worked in a record store.
That's what I like about film-it can be bizarre, classic, normal, romantic. Cinema is to me the most versatile thing.
I think that perhaps the classic propagandists of the - in the Second World War was Winston Churchill. He was extremely skilled and adept at it.
I don't believe in balance, not in the classic way.
Negotiation in the classic diplomatic sense assumes parties more anxious to agree than to disagree.
I never took classic business classes in college, so I don't have the background that any of the people running large companies have.
There is but one way left to save a classic; to give up revering him and use him for our own salvation.
Jose Ortega y Gasset
You know, going to the movies has always been recession-proof. It's fairly cheap entertainment; it's classic escapism.
I just signed to do my next book with Ecco Press, a new primer or encyclopedia. This will be my take on what classic Italian cooking is.
Adam Levine and I remade the Rolling Stones' classic Wild Horses, and it is right up my alley, that whole style. It has a style of its own but still stays very true to the classic arrangement, and I love it.
In the case of the classic Western helicopter parent, it starts with Baby Einstein and reward charts for toilet training, and it never really ends, which is why colleges have to devote so many resources to teaching parents how to leave their kids alone.
I love the cowbell. I think it's awesome. My family got the cowbell app on their iPhones. It's a classic part of ski racing.
I've always dug Audrey Hepburn. I think she's one of the classic beauties.
My style is Edie Sedgwick meets Grace Jones, or Audrey Hepburn meets Salt 'n' Pepa. Strong and feisty but still classic.
For me it's all about keeping things simple and feeling comfortable in what I am wearing. I prefer investing in classic well-tailored pieces.
During the 1980s, international interest in the Nicaraguan war was intense. No conflict since the Spanish civil war had provoked such passion around the world. It was a classic good-versus-evil war.
I love watching the old movies. I love Katharine Hepburn. I just adore her and everything that she stood for. I find it interesting watching the likes of Gene Tierney and those classic movies of the '40s.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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Francis of Assisi
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