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She had called in the debt that parents owe a child for bringing her, unasked, into a strange world. One should never make an offer without knowing full well what will happen if it is accepted.
I still find it strange, I suppose, when I say to someone, 'Can you just pass me my leg?' But I don't ever think about my disability.
As always, there's a couple of things in the pipeline - but that pipeline is a strange and ambiguous place.
Everyone says corruption is everywhere, but for me it seems strange to say that and then not try to put the people guilty of that corruption away.
It seems strange that almost no other traces of the strong vikings are found in America.
The Browning love story? It is an ideal, all too rare, and yet I hardly think it strange. It would have been far stranger had the fates allowed those two brilliant passionate souls to beat themselves out in silence.
One of the beauties of 'The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo' is the very delicate and strange relationship between the two main characters.
I went to art school in the days when it was what you did if you didn't want to be like everybody else. You wanted to be strange and different, and art school encouraged that. We hated the drama students - they were guys with pipes and cardigans.
If the experience of science teaches anything, it's that the world is very strange and surprising. The many revolutions in science have certainly shown that.
I'm very open with people, very warm, when I meet them. My fans in particular find that strange and refreshing.
Words aren't very good at describing complicated, strange visual things. You can try, and the reader will have some sort of image in their mind, but words aren't good at that.
It is a strange world, Oxford - quite claustrophobic. I was often glad I was only there for eight weeks at a time.
Microsoft was not a mysterious, strange entity. You put your PC on and there's an ad for them.
In my dictionary, and everyone's dictionary in the 1970s, the word 'queer' did mean strange and unusual. There was no slur to it.
It doesn't seem to me strange that children should like the macabre, the sensational, and the forbidden.
When you're on stage you have a very strange knowledge of what the audience is. It isn't exactly a sound - it's a hum, like the streets.
What I realized is that the desire for making 'Places' came from the fact that I've got this strange situation with having been born in the glitter, born on the other side of the mirror that everyone fantasizes about.
I grew up in a small town in Washington State, so I wasn't really aware of costume design as a career growing up, but I loved clothes. I remember I saved all my money, and the first thing that I bought was a white blazer, which was to the horror to my parents. But I have always had a strange connection with clothing.
Office life is very, very strange. It's like no other way of living. You have an intimacy with people who you work with in the office, yet if you meet them on the streets, you both look the other way because you're embarrassed.
When you're writing there's a deep, deep level of concentration way below your normal self. This strange voice, these strange sentences come out of you.
It is strange to reflect how much energy is thrown away in attempting to know the unknowable.
Joseph Barber Lightfoot
I'm a fan myself, so when a fan does something that might be strange, I understand it.
Benicio Del Toro
I fight these strange personalities by getting into music.
Suppose I put polka dots all over my body and then cover my background completely with polka dots. The polka dots on my body, merging with those in the background, create an optically strange scene.
I read daft history books. Sometimes the books I read are a bit crackers or strange.
Mark E. Smith
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Martin Luther King, Jr.
Leonardo da Vinci
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