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Here, I declare that the Palestine Liberation Organization is ready to return immediately to the negotiating table on the basis of the adopted terms of reference based on international legitimacy and a complete cessation of settlement activities.Mahmoud Abbas

I don't think there's a whole lot of class literature at all. I think most of that has become racially based, and people don't think of it as being class literature.Sherman Alexie

The Flower of My Secret is definitely more based in true emotions. I also wanted to make something more realistic, but not naturalistic or simple.Pedro Almodovar

Trial by jury. Live wherever you can make a living. How could a government based on such principles fail?Stephen Ambrose

As a songwriter, you tend to develop your own style, your own technique, based around what it is you're trying to write and perform, in terms of your own music. So a way of evolving a guitar style as a songwriter is much easier, I think, than developing a true style of your own just from listening to music or playing other people's music.Ian Anderson

Japanese architecture is traditionally based on wooden structures that need renovating on a regular basis.Tadao Ando

Japanese traditional architecture is created based on these conditions. This is the reason you have a very high degree of connection between the outside and inside in architecture.Tadao Ando

The thing I am attracted to is just good writing and stories that are based somewhat in reality.Jennifer Aniston

My rejection of the idea of entertainment in its current form is based on the audience that comes with it.David Antin

Anyone can write a story based on the kind of horror where you see a guy in car and then there's the bad guy in the back seat. It's infantile to rely on that for telling a story. That's like going to bed and thinking there's a monster under your bed. It's silly.Sergio Aragones

I have to make myself write, sometimes. In the space between poems, you somehow forget how to do it, where to begin. It was good to be task - based for a while. I just came downstairs each day, picked the one I was going to do that day, and wrote.Simon Armitage

I could never accept findings based almost exclusively on mathematics. It ain't ignorance that causes all the trouble in this world. It's the things people know that ain't so.Edwin Armstrong

Once social media was introduced, it enabled a new way for people, particularly the younger generation, to connect with one another, based on common interests, goals and even values.Raymond Arroyo

Some of my earliest political feelings were based on the anti-Japanese bubblegum cards I got. There were also Spanish Civil War bubblegum cards. Awful.Ed Asner

It should be known that Israel is based on treachery.Bashar al-Assad

The designs were based on quite a lot of research of what a movie musical is, filtered through the eyes of today. If we'd gone strictly with the '20s, the movement would have been impaired.Colleen Atwood

Debt is part of the human condition. Civilization is based on exchanges - on gifts, trades, loans - and the revenges and insults that come when they are not paid back.Margaret Atwood

The whole 'Melrose' series is an attempt to tell the truth, and is based on the idea that there is some salutary or liberating power in telling the truth.Edward St Aubyn

I could write historical fiction, or science fiction, or a mystery but since I find it fascinating to research the clues of some little know period and develop a story based on that, I will probably continue to do it.Jean M. Auel

I'm pretty versatile. I'm able to adapt to an environment and the way I view things based on who I'm with.Jake T. Austin