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All you have in comedy, in general, is just going with your instincts. You can only hope that other people think that what you think is funny is funny. I don't have an answer but I just try to plough straight ahead.
I didn't go to college, I went straight from high school to working on I'll Fly Away, I was very, very lucky.
Why don't you talk, and go straight, and let all be well?
He comes to London and gets a job in a nightclub, a gay club, where he's known as Straight Dave by the bar staff - and no one believes he's as straight as he claims to be. He meets the daughter of the club manager, and he has an affair with her.
Manchester City have been in the doldrums for a while, they came up and went straight back down again.
Genius is the talent for seeing things straight.
I'm about as straight an arrow as you'll find out there.
You have to live what you write, or you have to know it. There are exceptions, like story songs, where you just have to have your facts straight. But I think you don't have to live a hard life to be a good or interesting songwriter.
Justin Townes Earle
If we pulled out of Iraq tomorrow, Islamic jihadism is on the rise. And they continue, as we see in Lebanon, to seek to destroy the State of Israel and seek to drive America back and bring us to our knees. We must stand tall and straight.
I certainly believe that all of my friends should have the right, as Marc and I did, to marry their best friend. I certainly expect my straight friends to help us achieve that for all New Yorkers, for all Americans, and for the children that, at least, Marc and I hope to have someday.
It is day after day in this institution, borrow money, run up the debt, run up the deficits and then with a straight face say, we are going to repeal a tax that affects 1 percent of the American people, just 1 percent of the American people.
When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part.
If he was lost for a moment, he would dive straight back into its honey.
I don't think I could write a straight drama.
David E. Kelley
The rule with my mom was that the only way that I could be an actress when I was young was that I continued to go to public school and get straight A's in all my classes.
I don't know many people, if any, who have had some straight line toward success. I mean, they start here, they work hard, they've got what it takes, and they just go straight to the top over some number of years. Most people get a little failure.
To set the record straight for the God knows millionth time, we certainly didn't sign to Atlantic just for the money.
My dad is a really honest, hardworking, straight guy.
Lawyers enjoy a little mystery, you know. Why, if everybody came forward and told the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth straight out, we should all retire to the workhouse.
Dorothy L. Sayers
With a very few exceptions, every word in the French vocabulary comes straight from the Latin.
My early days in Broadway were all comedies. I never did a straight play on Broadway.
I have been very clear to everybody that just because I'm getting married does not mean I call myself a straight.
It's kind of like trying to make straight lines from curves, but involving shapes that sort of dictate what the curves are, if you like, and the difference between two separate pieces creates a third transitional piece if you like.
I wasn't the guy who got straight As. I got As and Bs and a couple Cs.
Harry Shum, Jr.
Besides, I have a sister who's straight. And I want her to know that I love her and support her.
I became quite taken over by Johnson's personality at some points while writing the biography, and since I went straight on to The Closed Circle afterwards, I did sometimes feel I could hear him whispering in my ear while I was working on it.
Right angles don't attract me. Nor straight, hard and inflexible lines created by man.
The challenge to me as a director was for the audience to see the film as going on in a straight line, so that they did not sense all of these break-ups. I did not want a film to be a collage of all these images.
I just want to be with great teachers. If that means I'm in a horror film with good teachers, I'll do another horror film. But I would love to branch out and do more comedy or just more straight dramas.
I was working straight for nine months and I'm exhausted. I'm ready to relax for a little while and read. I don't want to work for work sake; I have to be excited about it.
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