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Traffic signals in New York are just rough guidelines.
Going to a grammar school, you mixed with all sorts of different types and I used to listen to how they talked. When I did my imitations, I could sound like someone really rough, or I could sound like a cabinet minister.
I lived rough, by my wits, was homeless, lived on the streets, lived on friends' floors, was happy, was miserable.
The strange thing about Africa is how past, present and future come together in a kind of rough jazz, if you like.
Every human being has within him an ideal man, just as every piece of marble contains in a rough state a statue as beautiful as the one that Praxiteles the Greek made of the god Apollo.
It was a pretty rough neighborhood where I grew up The really tough places were over around Third Avenue where it ran into the Harlem River, but we weren't far away.
You can find a diamond in the rough a lot of times.
I think one reason for a successful marriage is laughter. I think laughter gets you through the rough moments in a marriage.
We were too rough at the edges to be a pop group.
Imagine someone holding forth on biology whose only knowledge of the subject is 'The Book of British Birds,' and you have a rough idea of what it feels like to read Richard Dawkins on theology.
Yeah, it's tough being smart and sexy, too. I have to say, I'm really not that attractive. Until I met my husband, I could not get a date. I promise you it's true. My husband Jeff Richmond saw a diamond in the rough and took me in.
I had a very rough and tumultuous childhood.
I love to play women who are strong and unapologizing and kind of rough around the edges and don't care what anybody thinks about that.
On paper, it looks rough, but I had a great childhood.
I've tried to bring the mentality of the outside linebacker to the inside and the rough, tough style of an inside linebacker to the outside. The middle linebacker always has been known as kind of a big plugger. Outside guys are known to be able to run. I just try to make big plays wherever I am.
Thank God I have the seeing eye, that is to say, as I lie in bed I can walk step by step on the fells and rough land seeing every stone and flower and patch of bog and cotton pass where my old legs will never take me again.
The way of the pioneer is always rough.
Harvey S. Firestone
Men should have rough hands and be strong.
I think it's an amazing quality to be able to roll with the punches and not be totally ruined as a person because life's been rough for you. That's a really admirable way to go through your life.
It's not to hurt anyone, but basketball can be rough.
I don't think the competition's so rough, within the majority of movies made in Hollywood.
Paul Thomas Anderson
I felt like the news business was a little rough for me and a little sleazy. So I glided right over into acting.
I have friends who are capable of writing a very rough draft and then going back and embroidering - they're sort of the cathedral builders of fiction. I never really know what I'm doing, and all my pleasure's on the level of the line.
New England has a harsh climate, a barren soil, a rough and stormy coast, and yet we love it, even with a love passing that of dwellers in more favored regions.
Henry Cabot Lodge
I had, early in life, a love for staging, but it is fast dying out. Nine hours over a rough road are enough to root out the most passionate love of that kind.
SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline. Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery. Like working without a net.
Jerry B. Jenkins
Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardihood, endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred the heart of every Englishman. These rough notes and our dead bodies must tell the tale.
Robert Falcon Scott
I'm not the kind of guy who deserves to play a vintage guitar because I'm too rough on instruments.
Caricature is rough truth.
Invariably something happens at a U.S. Open where the golf course gets out of control one day, they have one pin that's out of control. It always seems to happen. But they've gotten better about the height of the rough.
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