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The leading cause of death among fashion models is falling through street grates.
I was so astonished that another had penetrated so deeply into the secrets of my soul, and that he knew what I did not know myself, that when I recovered from it he had already been long upon the street.
I was an extra on 21 Jump Street when I was 19 years old.
Prophets of doom have always taken risks in terms of ridicule and humiliation. If you stand on a street corner holding up a sign that reads 'The End Is Near,' passersby will laugh and heckle. People will say you're like Chicken Little, running around telling people the sky is falling.
I wrote poems in my corner of the Brooks Street station. I sent them to two editors who rejected them right off. I read those letters of rejection years later and I agreed with those editors.
I'm for the Wall Street Occupiers. But will they accept me when they find out I sell packaged mortgage default instruments to children?
For what Harley Street specialist has time to understand the body, let alone the mind or both in combination, when he is a slave to thirteen thousand a year?
My mother had a rule, obviously, that I couldn't go across the street by myself, but I had to find a way of doing it.
If you're going down the street and you're going the wrong way, remember - God permits U-turns.
You can take for granted that people know more or less what a street, a shop, a beach, a sky, an oak tree look like. Tell them what makes this one different.
When I came up to bat with three men on and two outs in the ninth, I looked in the other team's dugout and they were already in street clothes.
The man in the street is always a stranger.
The things that make me very angry are injustice and bullying. If I see someone bullying a woman or child in the street, or kicking a dog, I go completely mad.
In the street, the gaze of desire is furtive or menacing.
You never see a man walking down the street with a woman who has a little potbelly and a bald spot.
Don't blame Wall Street, don't blame the big banks. If you don't have a job and you are not rich, blame yourself!
We are living in the excesses of freedom. Just take a look at 42nd Street and Broadway.
You learn how to be book smart in school, but you better not forget that you also need to be street smart.
I think to close half of Magic Kingdom for the purpose of a White House invitation town hall meeting on a phony main street on behalf of a phony president just strikes me as weird.
I love being down at Occupy Wall Street. The sincerity, the youth involvement, the desire for better, is palpable and moving. There is true caring, sharing, and refreshingly naive hope.
A citizen of America will cross the ocean to fight for democracy, but won't cross the street to vote in a national election.
Growing up, if I hadn't had sports, I don't know where I'd be. God only knows what street corners I'd have been standing on and God only knows what I'd have been doing, but instead I played hockey and went to school and stayed out of trouble.
I would sit on the street corners in my hometown of Indianola, Mississippi, and I would play. And, generally, I would start playing gospel songs.
B. B. King
The smartest billionaires I know never finished high school. I got my degree and my doctorate on the street and an advanced degree in jail.
When New Labour came to power, we got a Right-wing Conservative government. I came to realise that voting Labour wasn't in Scotland's interests any more. Any doubt I had about that was cast aside for ever when I saw Gordon Brown cosying up to Margaret Thatcher in Downing Street.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
John F. Kennedy
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