Professors simply can’t discuss a thing. Habit compels them to deliver a lecture.
– Hal Boyle
Once, I had so many scripts coming to me that I could hardly read them all.
– Greta Scacchi
I don’t order laws, I propose them.
– Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa
I don’t really prepare for roles. I just kind of do them!
– Heather Matarazzo
There is no ‘them’ and ‘us.’ There is only us.
– Greg Boyle
For the things we have to learn before we can do them, we learn by doing them.
– Hannah Arendt
I don’t have ulcers; I give them.
– Harry Cohn
The margins don’t get erased by simply insisting that the powers-that-be erase them.
Acting is largely about putting on masks, and music is about removing them.
– Hugh Laurie
I don’t date rock ‘n’ rollers. I just marry them.
– Heather Locklear
Women were freed from positive duties when they could not perform them, but not when they could.
– Henrietta Szold
As somebody once said, we’re not punished for our sins, we’re punished by them.
– Hugh Leonard
At the end of April I archived ‘Curses’ and Inform, and announced them on the newsgroups.
– Graham Nelson
I told them I wouldn’t sign a blank cheque.
– Glenda Jackson
It is a violation which has obsessed the tyrants of the twentieth century. They do not want simply to kill their opponents, but to liquidate them, to deny that they have ever existed.
– Helen Dunmore
Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them.
– J. K. Rowling
Companies are not ingenious, it’s the people in them that are.
– James Dyson
Atlantic’s Jerry Wexler believes first-rate records are made by first-rate voices. He certainly has worked with enough of them: Clyde McPhatter, Joe Turner, La Vern Baker, Ray Charles, Otis Redding, Solomon Burke, Wilson Pickett and Aretha Franklin.
– Jon Landau
I’m not looking to exclude people, I’m looking to include them.
– Joel Osteen
I had a huge Lisa Frank sticker collection. I traded them.
– Jenny Lewis
I haven’t got as much money as some folks, but I’ve got as much impudence as any of them, and that’s the next thing to money.
– Josh Billings
Stats are for losers. They relish in them.
– Jerry Jones
Don’t rely on men but don’t shun them either.
– Jennifer Aniston
One finds limits by pushing them.
– Herbert Simon
We are merely the stars tennis-balls, struck and bandied which way please them.
– John Webster
All peoples have evolved extraordinarily precise ways of settling issues about the things that matter to them.
– Ian Hacking
I seem to enjoy telling stories with a central absence, with a lacuna tunnelled into them.
– Junot Diaz
My upbringing was so middle-class and repressed. It wasn’t until I was placed in Lunghua that I met anyone from any other social strata. When I did, I found them colossally vital.
– J. G. Ballard
I do not fear computers. I fear the lack of them.
– Isaac Asimov
There are so many good authors; there’s no shortage of them.
– Jeanne Calment