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But clearly the fact that we've gone from zero Iraqi security forces on duty in May to up to 200,000 today is an enormous accomplishment, but it's not enough.John Abizaid

As much preparation as I had made for the old man Salieri, gestures and so on, the fact is after sitting for hours, your movements are kind of slow.F. Murray Abraham

I had no idea I could make it this far. And the fact that they told me I made it this far and that America is going to vote for me, I freaked out.Casey Abrams

I'm a car singer, in fact sometimes I pretend to take my dog out for a walk, and I'll just drive him around and start singin'.Casey Abrams

I think that the very fact that CBS fought and fought and fought in Texas, in New York.Floyd Abrams

We made air attacks on the Japanese anchorage, sinking and damaging several vessels. However, the Japanese were alerted to the fact that American carriers were nearby.Jack Adams

If it weren't for the fact that the TV set and the refrigerator are so far apart, some of us wouldn't get any exercise at all.Joey Adams

To say that authority, whether secular or religious, supplies no ground for morality is not to deny the obvious fact that it supplies a sanction.Joseph Addison

We may never understand illnesses such as cancer. In fact, we may never cure it. But an ounce of prevention is worth more than a million pounds of cure.David Agus

I've done both theatre and film and the fact is if you start believing, if you start reading things and they're good reviews - you believe that and you're lost, and then you read bad reviews and you think that's true and you read that and you're lost.Jenny Agutter

The fact is, I've been releasing records longer than I've been releasing films, or at least exactly as long.Riz Ahmed

Now, an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term, but, in fact, the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person.Todd Akin

Now an embryo may seem like some scientific or laboratory term, but in fact the embryo contains the unique information that defines a person. All you add is food and climate control, and some time, and the embryo becomes you or me.Todd Akin

That's my actual payment, the fact that I can actually make something that I actually enjoy and put on repeat, and it's not related to anything else or anyone else's thoughts and ideas, it all came from me; I just love that aspect of it.Akon

A play is fiction - and fiction is fact distilled into truth.Edward Albee

Good writers define reality; bad ones merely restate it. A good writer turns fact into truth; a bad writer will, more often than not, accomplish the opposite.Edward Albee

And I started with this: I have not painted at all my childhood. In fact, I never painted. But I helped my father who was a house painter and decorative painter. He made stage sets, he made glass paintings, he made everything.Josef Albers

I think people think musicians or actors or whatever are hot... a lot of times because of what they do. If I was walking through the mall eight years ago and had on some shorts and whatever, flip-flops and a T-shirt, I'm pretty sure nobody would really care. So I have to believe that the fact that I'm a singer has got a little bit to do with that.Jason Aldean

There's a historical milestone in the fact that our Apollo 11 landing on the moon took place a mere 66 years after the Wright Brothers' first flight.Buzz Aldrin

The fact that a player is very short of time is, to my mind, as little to be considered an excuse as, for instance, the statement of the law-breaker that he was drunk at the time he committed the crime.Alexander Alekhine