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When you make a book or you make a movie, it is almost like hitting on somebody. It's not because you want to seduce people that you will seduce them; you can hit on somebody and it doesn't work. But when you hit on them and it works, then it's really cool.
I'm sure people will wonder if I could have hit all those home runs had I never taken steroids.
Singing harmony is not the same as singing a part in a choral group, where you know you're going to have to hit this note and then that note. There are nuances that change every day. Maybe today you have a slight cold or voice fatigue, or you've done something and there's a slight difference in your breathing.
You don't hurt 'em if you don't hit 'em.
Being divorced is like being hit by a Mack truck. If you live through it, you start looking very carefully to the right and to the left.
Apple Computer would not have reached its current peak of success if it had feared to roll the dice and launch products that didn't always hit the mark. In the mid-1990s, the company was considered washed up, Steve Jobs had departed, and a string of lackluster product launches unrelated to the company's core business.
The number of elements that have to go into a hit would break a computer down. the right season for that play, the right historical moment, the right tonality.
My mother was always in those films where it's the end of the world and a meteor's about to hit London; there's only six people left, and one of them's in purple underwear. That was always my mother, running from this meteor in purple underwear and spraining her ankle.
Any artist, when he goes in to record, should have the feeling that any song he records can be a hit. This may sound egotistical, but it makes sense.
Awakening your spiritual side is really what artists do. When you hit a groove, it's not you; it's the spirit world.
I have terrible handwriting. I now say it's a learning disability... but a nun who was a very troubled woman hit me over the fingers with a ruler because my writing was so bad.
There is only one principle of war and that's this. Hit the other fellow, as quickly as you can, as hard as you can, where it hurts him most, when he ain't lookin'.
I love boxing. I box in a local boxing gym in London. I usually spar. But I've done two fights and I lost both of them admirably. I didn't realize how much it would hurt for them to actually hit me.
In the long run, men hit only what they aim at. Therefore, they had better aim at something high.
Henry David Thoreau
That's what happens nowadays with people working on computers. They can so easily fix things with their mouse and take out all the, 'Oh, somebody coughed in the background; we need to take that out' - or somebody hit a bad note. Those are all the best moments.
You know, if you're lucky enough to have two smash hit shows, the traffic of the world goes through your dressing room.
After Sandy hit, my wife and I saw pictures of the devastation following the hurricane in the news. We immediately wanted to find a way to assist those in need.
I became a good pitcher when I stopped trying to make them miss the ball and started trying to make them hit it.
Joe Frazier got hit more than me - and he doesn't have Parkinson's.
Don't hit at all if it is honorably possible to avoid hitting; but never hit soft.
I don't want to play golf. When I hit a ball, I want someone else to go chase it.
I would hate now to be married. It does occur to me on occasion that, if I fall and hit my head, there will be no one to make the phone call. But who wants to think about that disaster, I'd prefer not to.
Tall men come down to my height when I hit 'em in the body.
I took music theory for one year in high school and flunked all but one six-week period. That's because I couldn't read music, and the rest of the class was already eight or nine years into it. The teacher would sit down and hit a ten-fingered chord on the piano and you had to write all the notes down in about ten seconds. I just couldn't do it.
Stevie Ray Vaughan
You know how you wake up in the morning and sometimes you look gorgeous and other times you look like you got hit by a mack truck? I realized that my mack truck is food. If I have no sugar, yeast or wine, I have no undereye bags and my skin is perfect.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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The difficulty lies not so much in developing new ideas as in escaping from old ones.
John Maynard Keynes
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