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Records are the only thing that remain of an athlete, the only thing that people will remember. If I want to ensure that people don't forget me, I can only stop once I've set the bar as high as possible for anyone coming after me.
The only thing I know anything about are my own fantasies and anxieties. I don't trust my eyes. I consider myself to be a short-story writer.
The only thing worse than an active conscience is one that's retroactive.
The only thing I want to be defined by is my music and personality.
I played for 18 years, but the only thing that meant anything to me was the World Series.
The only thing Google has failed to do, so far, is fail.
If I have one vanity wish, it would be to direct. It's the only thing I haven't done yet that I would like to.
A certain recluse, I know not who, once said that no bonds attached him to this life, and the only thing he would regret leaving was the sky.
If you look around Brazil you see pregnant women everywhere. Here you don't see that as much. There the only thing they do is babies, babies, babies! Especially the poor families.
When all is said and done the only thing you'll have left is your character.
I never did anything else. In college I switched majors every two weeks, and acting was the only thing that held my interest.
For most young Americans I know, 'serving' in the broadest sense now seems like the only thing to do.
I got a telegraph from my mother who said that my step-father had had a heart attack, come home and earn a living. So I went back to England and the only thing I knew to earn any cash was through hairdressing.
The only thing I can say is consistent in all my paintings is vivid color.
The only thing I have no control over is the politics that goes on within the record company. It's always been the same, but it's far tougher now, because record companies are run by financial people; before, they were run by creative people.
Cham is the only thing to screw one up when one is down a peg.
The only thing I can do is tell the truth as I see it and let the chips fall where they may.
No one has got close enough to use or abuse me, and even if they did, I wouldn't get too emotional about it. The only thing I ever get emotional about is my family. I am kind to everyone but I trust no one. That keeps me from getting hurt.
Writing with you is the only thing that keeps me alive.
If Shakespeare was around today I would ask him out to dinner. The only thing I don't like about him is the way he did his hair.
To get a job where the only thing you have to do in your career is to make people laugh-well, it's the best job in the world.
Sometimes I watch the broad comedies coming out of Hollywood and I think, 'You know, sex is a big part of people's lives, but is that really the only thing men are ever concerned about?' People are more complicated than they appear in film or television.
I've always kind of had an interest in the drums but nothing else. The drums are the only thing I feel I would be good at, because I'm a very physical person. I've always played sports and stuff. Drums would give me something to do.
The only thing that mattered was what you were to do in life, and it wasn't about money. It was about teaching, or learning.
Some people like just sitting down and being taken for a ride. That's a beautiful thing that fiction can do. But it's not the only thing. In television and film, people are ready to accept any kind of jump cut, but the slightest disturbance on the page ruffles their feathers.
John F. Kennedy
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