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What I want is to be number one.
While I have no empirical evidence to back this up, I bet that the number of homosexual people per thousand has not fluctuated all that much over the centuries. I do not believe the dented wisdom my father used to extol, that homosexuality was a sure sign of a civilization in decline.
There are crimes which become innocent and even glorious through their splendor, number and excess.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The number one secret of being a successful writer is this: marry an English major.
This is an elegant hotel! Room service has an unlisted number.
If I was just a fan of music, I would think that I was the number one artist in the world.
It is in war that the State really comes into its own: swelling in power, in number, in pride, in absolute dominion over the economy and the society.
Now this is a way to approach our healthcare problems: increase the number of tax collectors and decrease the number of doctors - brilliant!
The new American dream is one of responsibility. What is the bottom-line number that you're going to be able to pay back toward a student loan responsibly if you're doing it yourself after you have a job? That dictates the amount of money you can borrow. That dictates the school you can go to, if you can even go to a four-year college at all.
I'd like to do a number of films. Westerns. Genre pieces. Maybe another film about Italian Americans where they're not gangsters, just to prove that not all Italians are gangsters.
When you look at the actual numbers, the number of people who died after 9/11 was greater than the number of people who died in 9/11, even if you are talking Americans. But you know, I don't like to talk Americans. I want to talk everybody. More innocent people died after 9/11 because of 9/11 than died in 9/11.
Age is only a number, a cipher for the records. A man can't retire his experience. He must use it. Experience achieves more with less energy and time.
A number of images put together a certain way become something quite above and beyond what any of them are individually.
Francis Ford Coppola
One measure of friendship consists not in the number of things friends can discuss, but in the number of things they need no longer mention.
The world changes in direct proportion to the number of people willing to be honest about their lives.
If a sufficient number of management layers are superimposed on top of each other, it can be assured that disaster is not left to chance.
Norman Ralph Augustine
Communications is the number one major in America today. CNN had 25,000 applicants for five intern jobs this summer.
You have a number of choices. You could continue to always fight against people who are really distractions. They're people in the cheap seats of life. Or you can do what you went there to do.
All historians generalize from particulars. And often, if you look at a historian's footnotes, the number of examples of specific cases is very, very small.
Henry Louis Gates
It could be argued that, in Thailand, many foreigners have come and gone, and the number of people who are considered to be Thai have traveled abroad in a great number.
Do you realize that if we could increase just by 50 percent the number of adults who have a college degree, it would add $5 billion to the economy and it would result in a net income to the state of Arkansas of $340 million a year?
The most powerful argument of all for saving open space is economics; in most states, tourism is the number two industry.
And this thesis is somewhat connected with general social and political observations, because it establishes the fact that the number of consumers is considerably larger than the number of producers, a fact which exercises a not inconsiderable social and political pressure.
Truth is the number one element in whatever you do with music.
Over the last 10 years a huge amount has been achieved in getting people into work. Measures such as the New Deal, tax credits, the minimum wage and improved childcare have brought about record numbers of people in work, a number that is still rising despite the global economic slowdown.
John F. Kennedy
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
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