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An adaptation leads the cinema-goer to the original to find out what they're missing and if they already know the book, it can still illuminate a theme, a character, an idea.
I seem to have fallen for women with missing parents. Goodness knows what it signifies.
What's upsetting about an autobiography is that the final chapter is always missing. I mean, you want the death, don't you?
Many art-worlders have an if-you-say-so approach to art: Everyone is so scared of missing out on the next hot artist that it's never clear whether people are liking work because they like it or because other people do. Everyone is keeping up with the Joneses, and there are more Joneses than ever.
If a woman feels anchored to a man's plans, she may start to resent him for the fun she's worried she's missing.
Inviting others to help us with our work in the Church helps them feel needed and helps them feel the Spirit. When these feelings come, many people often then realize that something has been missing from their lives.
The promise of the early web was that everyone could have a website but there was something missing. Maybe the technology wasn't ready.
Every entrepreneur talks about the passion you have for your work, and I think that's what's missing with a lot of women in business.
There are far more important things in life than making a putt or missing a putt or winning a championship or losing a championship.
That said, my kids are at home right now with my husband and I'm missing something important at my daughter's school which makes me feel sick inside. It's a lot of balance and a lot of really hard decision making.
I have an amino acid missing that you can only get from certain kinds of eggs. So, I've been eating a few eggs.
Bryce Dallas Howard
I don't know why people think I'm polished - I often leave the house with buttons missing and ladders in my tights.
In Silicon Valley, I point out that many of the more successful entrepreneurs seem to be suffering from a mild form of Asperger's where it's like you're missing the imitation, socialization gene.
What it missing, I think, is this notion of the common good.
I don't like improvising on camera, particularly, but very often, a scene will not be working, and you rehearse it once or twice, and you realize something's missing. So I'll play with it until it makes sense.
The advantage is I have my family with me all the time. When your daughter takes her first steps or says her first words and your son is going through potty training, I'm not missing any of those things.
Put all of your savings on autopilot, and you won't likely notice the missing cash.
If you don't get on the field and play then you will be missing out.
So, do I think I'm missing something? I really don't, and I think that comes with age.
There would be no need for love if perfection were possible. Love arises from our imperfection, from our being different and always in need of the forgiveness, encouragement and that missing half of ourselves that we are searching for, as the Greek myth tells us, in order to complete ourselves.
A novel is a conversation starter, and if the author isn't there for the after-party, both the writer and the reader are missing a lot.
After assessing what's in your closet, make a list of what you need. Not want, but need. Write down the basics missing from your wardrobe. It could be a classic white shirt, a trenchcoat, or the perfect little black dress. Whatever the blank spots, write them down. This will be your reference for shopping.
Missing Persons was based in Los Angeles.
I spent many years writing and directing in radio drama, so I am comfortable with an audience or a microphone, but I do worry about the blurring of an author's public persona with the work itself. A good 'performer' can make a mediocre book sound strong, and a shy author can leave listeners missing the excellence of his or her writing.
Guy Gavriel Kay
Witnessing the bond between a parent and their little ones firsthand really brought home to me how much I was missing.
We've all seen great actors and actresses who are missing a certain chemistry. And it's not about getting along or not getting along.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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I love mirrors. They let one pass through the surface of things.
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