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I never set out to do this - getting to No. 1 in the 'New York Times' bestseller list wasn't even a pipedream.
E. L. James
I was an embarrassment to the department when they did research assessment exercises. A message would go round the department: 'Please give a list of your recent publications.' And I would send back a statement: 'None.'
In theater, the playwright is the boss, period. The decisions will go through him or her. In movies, the writer is pretty far down on the list.
I think that it's very, very hard for the NRA to continue to defend the position that people who are on the terrorist watch list should be allowed to buy firearms in this country. That's their position. I don't know how they stand by it.
The older you get, the things that you thought you wanted to do when you were younger, you're checking them off your list because you no longer want to them.
Cal Ripken, Jr.
Without social networks, you're not the coolest thing on the Christmas list, and you're not getting any bite.
There's a reason I moved to NYC, and if I listed all the musicians on my list you'd grow weary.
I'm on the very blackest part of the black list.
I would love to be a Bond girl. That is on my bucket list, definitely.
The one appearance that I made for President Kennedy, he, as I understand, had his choice or was asked to make a list of the people he would like to have perform, and I was fortunate enough to be one of them.
Some people get their books on the best-seller list and then they count the number of weeks, and I just never want to live that way.
When I die there may be a paragraph or two in the newspapers. My name will linger in the British Museum Reading Room catalogue for a space at the head of a long list of books for which no one will ever ask.
C. S. Forester
It's always on everyone's list, like, 'What's New Orleans like?' I think people have a pre-conceived idea, like it's just Mardi Gras and Bourbon Street. But really, there's so much culture, the music's great, the food's great. It's not good for the waistline! But I'm actually from the South, I'm from Georgia, so the weather doesn't bother me.
There's this list on Internet Movie Database that I'm on, and it's called 'Actors with High Body Counts.' I'm always playing the bad guy.
I have a list in my mind and in my heart of actors who have been extraordinarily kind, and Hugh Laurie is near the top.
Yvette Nicole Brown
Our profession is very much like going to a cocktail party, you check out the guest list.
I could probably give you a list of a dozen pet peeves I have about my own physicality and why I couldn't get a second date.
At EMILY's List, we're in the business of expanding the political power of women.
Food does not rank high on my list. I eat to live, and I'm very particular about my diet. It's strictly low fat diet for me.
Scientists use satellites to track weather, map ice sheet melting, detect diseases, show ecosystem change... the list goes on and on. I think nearly every scientific field benefits or could benefit from satellite imagery analysis.
I think 'North by Northwest' and 'Rope' and Rear Window' and 'Psycho' are on my list of favorite all time movies. I just think his kind of command as a director was almost unparalleled, and I feel like in certain ways the sort of character-based thriller owes more to Hitchcock than anyone.
One day I actually took the list into the bathroom and I put it up against my face and looked in the mirror and I realized I had one of two choices, change the list or change myself.
I've been a list maker for years, even before I was a musician. I was always writing things down and kept long lists of things that would make good album titles and things like that. I'm constantly thinking in terms of songwriting.
With my daughter, who at the time was one, my domestic life needed to take more precedent and really with my own self I needed to develop quite a bit more. So that put Blur down the list of priorities quite a lot by the time I came to thinking about it.
I don't keep a Bucket List. I'm open to anything.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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