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The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.
I always had a knack for improvisation. I can write down the notes I play, but never really had a proper academic musical background. I suppose I'm blessed and cursed by the fact I have that freedom.
Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them.
J. K. Rowling
Some teachers just have a knack for working with autistic children. Other teachers do not have it.
School, I never truly got the knack of. I could never focus on things I didn't want to learn.
I did have a knack for playing weirdos. There's still sort of this perception of me out there as being this crazy guy.
I always had a pretty good knack for raising hell.
I have a discipline that has served me very well in my career and in my personal life... and that's gotten stronger as I've gotten older. I've always felt if I don't just have a natural knack for it, I will just out-discipline the competition if I have to - work harder than anybody else.
From the beginning, I've always had a knack for catchy melodies. But I went through a period when I was trying to be rock n' roll and have a rock n' roll attitude. I was fighting my nature by trying to play really hard and sing really hard. But at a certain point, I realized that I loved syrupy pop music with tons of harmony.
The knack is to find your own inspiration and take it on a journey to create work that is personal and revealing.
Basically, I'm a people pleaser who has a knack for disappointing.
I've been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it.
I love Cate Blanchett. She's extremely classy and has this knack for taking on roles and being very, very strong, but also embedding vulnerability. She has this relatable quality. I like the path she chose.
The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are.
I'm a mother myself, and sometimes mothers get a bad rap just because they've tried to do their job. Some people have more of a knack for it than others do, but almost all of it falls to, 'My mother's suffocating me.' Whatever.
Netflix has such a knack for giving a new life to those B-movies that you thought and hoped no one would ever see. Especially when you have a new project coming out and they're looking to mine some of your lesser-known films.
I can't draw a stick person. I can't play a musical instrument. But I've always had a knack for making money.
Tilman J. Fertitta
I think that if you have a knack for storytelling, and you work really hard at it, you'll have a chance to tap into something deep. But the fact remains that good sentences are hard won. Any writer worth a lick knows constructing a sentence, a paragraph, or a chapter is hard work.
The ancient Greeks have a knack of wrapping truths in myths.
They are deceptively simple. I admit that. But for me, all my life I try to simplify things. As a child in school, things were very hard for me to understand often, and I developed a knack, I think. I developed a process to simplify things so I would understand them.
I seem to have a knack for picking movies that go on to be cult favorites.
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
I obviously have a knack for getting on paper what a lot of people have thought and didn't realize they thought. And they say, 'Hey, yeah!' And they like that.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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