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Every celebrity case I've been involved in - I've been involved in a great many - the one thing you can be sure of is they don't get the same justice as everybody else. It could be worse, it could be better, it's never the same.
There's no worse feeling than seeing my buildings and realizing the mistakes.
I don't really like being with people my own age for long periods, because all we talk about is our decrepitude, how the world is changing for the worse even though it isn't.
I have a writer's memory which makes everything worse than maybe it actually was.
Some people say you have to fight cancer. But it was fighting me. The cure was worse than the disease, and it left me totally exhausted and depressed. I just hid myself away in my daughter-in-law's flat.
Your mind always does worse things than people can show in a movie.
For better or worse, I've been involved in the description of political conflict.
John le Carre
I have a kind of neutrality, physically, which has helped me. I have a face that can be made to look a lot better - or a lot worse.
Anticipating that most poetry will be worse than carrying heavy luggage through O'Hare Airport, the public, to its loss, reads very little of it.
Growing up I always knew I had a deviated septum on the right side of my nose, which caused trouble breathing. The older I got, the worse it got.
I'm a natural piano player. So all the practicing I do at this point is in my head. If I don't play for a year, my chops aren't going to get any worse. I've spent my time playing scales, and I don't necessarily want to play any faster than I play. So everything I do at this point is more philosophical.
Harry Connick, Jr.
As bad as it might be to destroy a creature made in God's image, it might be very much worse to be creating them after images of one's own.
The arms race is worse than it ever was, the dumping of creation down a military rat hole is worse than it ever was, the wars across the earth are worse than they ever were.
I ask myself: Would I have been any worse off if I had stayed home or lived on a farm instead of shock treatments and medication?
I dread handshakes. I've got some problems with my hands, and everywhere I go, people want to impress me with their grip. To make it worse, now women are coming up with that firm shake.
Paradoxically, resource-rich developing countries are often worse off than comparable countries that lack those resources. One reason for this is that large resource endowments provide a huge financial incentive for attempts to overthrow the government and seize power.
I don't know why you should be proud of something. It doesn't make you any better or worse. You are what you are.
Income inequality has gotten worse under President Barack Obama.
Accidents at power plants are bad enough. But a leak from a bioreactor could be worse, since bacteria can learn new tricks when you're not looking.
Cultures, for better or worse, are very stable.
There is nothing worse than being ashamed of parsimony or poverty.
There's only one thing worse than a man who doesn't have strong likes and dislikes, and that's a man who has strong likes and dislikes without the courage to voice them.
In fact I am quite snappy and irritable, and I don't know if I'd like to make myself worse in that respect.
We should reserve the notion of 'morality' for the ways in which we can affect one another's experience for better or worse. Some people use the term 'morality' differently, of course, but I think we have a scientific responsibility to focus the conversation so as to make it most useful.
What worse illness can there be than acute conventionality. You should pray every night that you don't wake up with it.
Leonardo da Vinci
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