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What is the difference between a taxidermist and a tax collector? The taxidermist takes only your skin.
The scarcity of the music not only makes the music itself enjoyable but it also gives the collector a strange sense of superiority.
I'm a big collector of vinyl - I have a record room in my house - and I've always had a huge soundtrack album collection. So what I do, as I'm writing a movie, is go through all those songs, trying to find good songs for fights, or good pieces of music to layer into the film.
No, I don't suppose I'm so much a collector sort of person.
The tax collector must love poor people, he's creating so many of them.
Every passion borders on the chaotic, but the collector's passion borders on the chaos of memories.
My mother wanted me off her hands. She was a working woman. She designed clothes, and she was a celebrity collector. It's my mother's ambition to be a celebrity.
I had a guitar when I was 6 or 7, a plastic guitar with the Beatles' faces on it. It would be a collector's item now. It would fetch a hefty sum, I imagine.
I don't think any collector knows his true motivation.
I'm not a collector. I don't like the toy cupboard syndrome that causes so many good cars to evaporate.
I love rare books. Not that I own a lot of them, mind you. You couldn't quite call me a rare-book collector. But I did once work in a rare-books library, and I wrote a novel about a rare book.
My specialty as a collector is books that almost have value. When I love a book, I don't buy the first edition, because those have become incredibly expensive. But I might buy a beat-up copy of the second edition, third printing, which looks almost exactly the same as the first edition except that a couple of typos have been fixed.
I never stopped thinking about the Alamo from that day to this. I'm a huge collector of memorabilia. I've got Davy Crockett's bullet pouch. I've got Colonel Travis's belt.
I like sneakers. I guess I could call myself a collector.
I wrote a number of pieces in the year 1966 that were so bad that, although I'm a great collector of my own pieces, I have never collected them.
What I do quite honestly and seriously and not in any way being humble is not as important as what the garbage collector does. People make actors important.
I've been a book collector since I was young, since I was a kid.
I'm an anorak. I've always been an obsessive collector of things. Richard Briers collects stamps. I collect cars and guns, which are much more expensive, and much more difficult to store.
I'm not a collector.
I'm also interested in creating a lasting legacy for collectors because bronze will last for thousands of years so I'm not really selling the art to this particular collector but it is being passed on.
Vinyl has gotten to the point where it's exclusively for the collector, I guess.
I'm not a collector. I toss things out all the time.
The chariot was purchased by a private collector who took it home to New York. I take pleasure in knowing that it was built to last for at least a thousand years.
I'm a big toy collector. I've been slowing down because my money's been tight, but I collect toys, too.
Not only that, but when I first met Joe, to my intense delight, he showed me that he was a collector. He was collecting some of the early Tarzan pages by Hal Foster, and, later, early Flash Gordons; and I found that we were both absolutely interested in the same type of thing.
I'm a huge poster collector.
After Strangelove I also started work on an adaptation of The Collector.
My brother had boxes of comic books. He was really the collector.
I'm not a collector, however, and I have no desire to own 50 or 60 guitars.
I'm a geeky toy collector, and to have toys of your own characters is unbelievably cool.
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