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For John Wilkes Booth, sweeping, grand gestures were a way of life. It was how he navigated his way through this world. The bigger and bolder, the better.
I have looked on scenery as a strange and on scenery more grand, but on scenery at once so strange and so grand I have never looked and probably never shall again.
Here I am in my first command - a bit dazed but feeling very grand.
I don't need many things. I don't need glamour and attention to be happy. I'm very happy being settled and working my butt off and trying to win grand slams.
When you hear in the tape recordings Nixon's own voice saying, We have to stonewall, We have to lie to the Grand Jury, We have to pay burglars a million dollars, it's all too clear the horror of what went on.
The preparation, commitment and desire to win will be no less than the last time I drove a grand prix car in anger.
Well I don't write, I attempt to scribble here and there. And no, nothing ever so grand as being published.
I'm on Medicare now. If I go and have a big operation, it costs me nothing. It should cost me a little. I'm not rich, but I can afford a few grand if I have to have my appendix taken out. I can pitch in a little bit.
P. J. O'Rourke
We had two grand antique professors who had been teaching at Lombard since before I was born.
When you're a dancer, you start with the basics. You don't all of a sudden do a grand jete and pirouette. You start with first position, second, third.
The Republican Party is the Grand Old Party. It's made enormous contributions to the success of our country. And it is a party that has embraced its leadership role when it has had the majority or the White House.
In presence of Nature's grand convulsions, man is powerless.
I've had grand pianos that are more expensive than, like, a year's worth of rent.
When I was at school at Paris, I had special lessons from Mademoiselle Antoine, an actress at the Comedie Francaise, and I was taken to every sort of play. I felt very grand.
We have bred multiple generations of people who have not experienced knowing where you are the moment a news story broke, with that news story being great and grand and something that elevates society instead of diminishes it.
Neil deGrasse Tyson
I don't really set out to explore grand themes. I set out to tell a story. And one I have to be able to imagine right through.
I grew up on hip-hop. I grew up on Run-D.M.C., Whodini, LL when I was in college, so I'm more of a music fan. I probably have the most eclectic collection of music in my Grand Cherokee. Literally, in a span of a week, I'll go from 2Pac to Boyz II Men to Sister Hazel, right down to West Side Story or the Wiz. I love show tunes.
'Grand Illusion' and 'Rules of the Game' are routinely included on lists of the greatest films, and deserve to be.
Idris Elba is a grand actor. He's very larger than life; he's bigger than life.
I like to think that the Grand Prix helped Long Beach to pretty much change its image.
Often, organizations need bold, grand gestures to galvanize people towards a new mission or refocus their attention.
I always think the everyday is more relevant than anything too grand because we all have to deal with it.
There is something mighty suspicious about declaring an emergency for something that has yet to show itself to be a grand pandemic.
I hit a grand slam off Ron Herbel and when his manager Herman Franks came out to get him, he was bringing Herbel's suitcase.
When you're at a certain point in your time - age, that is, when you're older - you start to realize that, actually, what you leave behind you does count, and so you start to become fundamentally aware of your own destiny, which sounds very grand. It's not grand at all, actually.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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