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Americans have the right and advantage of being armed - unlike the citizens of other countries whose governments are afraid to trust the people with arms. James Madison

A few years ago in Chicago, I rented an office, and I went there every day. For the most part I do work at home in an ugly room. Jeffrey Eugenides

When the TSA was established, it was never envisioned that it would become a huge, unwieldy bureaucracy which was soon to grow to 67,000 employees. As TSA has grown larger, more impersonal, and administratively top-heavy, I believe it is important that airports across the country consider utilizing the opt-out provision provided by law. John Mica

The true color of life is the color of the body, the color of the covered red, the implicit and not explicit red of the living heart and the pulses. It is the modest color of the unpublished blood. Alice Meynell

One of the reasons I like Barthes more than other writers of that ilk is because he had a literary quality. Jeffrey Eugenides

I want prose fiction to be recognized as that, and I'm not interested in writing as it becomes more personal. John C. Hawkes

Well, I think every film student goes into film school thinking they want to write and direct their own movies, and they don't realize how much goes into it, and what a process it is. Alexis Bledel

I see myself as an entertainer. Ben Mezrich

What I do is create an aura of mystery. George Noory

I'm a magician. I've learned to do some really cool tricks like levitating myself and melting forks. Blake Michael

Get into a line that you will find to be a deep personal interest, something you really enjoy spending twelve to fifteen hours a day working at, and the rest of the time thinking about. Earl Nightingale

You know, once you have been through a certain amount of things in life, you definitely grow more comfortable with yourself. Steve Nash

We need a government that does not give in to a globalist agenda, an agenda I am now convinced seeks to bring American as a sovereign nation and the middle class to their knees. George Noory

Don't fall in love with politicians, they're all a disappointment. They can't help it, they just are. Peggy Noonan

The Japanese keenly learned from Western civilisation in a bid to modernize and preserve the nation. Akihito

Contemplation and wisdom are highest achievements and man is not totally at home with them. Gabriel Marcel

I think that's what makes life interesting - the evolution of getting older, and it's kinda fascinating to me, the whole process. Alexis Bledel

Since I achieved something, running has exploded in my country. For me sometimes it is difficult even to know who the athletes are who are competing at the highest level. There are thousands. Haile Gebrselassie

You can tell when something's not moving forward anymore. When the doubts you have about it don't go away. Jeffrey Eugenides

The truth is, I could no more dictate her nature than she could dictate mine. Kinsey's happy as she is and she doesn't need to be rescued, improved, or saved. Sue Grafton