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I've read short stories that are as dense as a 19th century novel and novels that really are short stories filled with a lot of helium.Lynn Abbey

One can be emptied out and be filled up.Isabelle Adjani

We have been filled with grief as we have witnessed the decline of the North American Church that was once filled with missionary zeal and yet now seems determined to bury itself in a deadly embrace with the spirit of the age.Peter Akinola

The interval between a cold expectation and a warm desire may be filled by expectations of varying degrees of warmth or by desires of varying degrees of coldness.Samuel Alexander

The flute was an alternative to being a small fish in an increasingly bigger pool filled with a number of great guitar players.Ian Anderson

I'm very motivated by the occasional creative payoff that comes when something goes really well, be it a song, a recording or performance. The payoff is enormous - when you get it. Most of the time, though, I'm filled with self-loathing and general frustration at the limitations I have as a musician.Ian Anderson

In a world where everyone is behaving honestly, any dishonesty constitutes a big infraction. But, in a world where many people are behaving dishonestly, and the news is filled with stories of their infractions, even big infractions can feel small to the perpetrator.Dan Ariely

Science fiction is filled with Martians and space travel to other planets, and things like that.Margaret Atwood

African history is filled with experiences of people shooting their way to power and then splintering into factions, like in Somalia and Liberia.George Ayittey

I love festivals because they seem like more of an artsy, supportive attitude - which benefits a more theatrical performer sometimes with having theater and other non-club venues, as well as the audience being filled with other artists. It's nice to be with other comics, as usually at other road gigs, I'm solo for the most part.Maria Bamford

My work is frequently described as cold, which is baffling, since it seems to me embarrassingly, shame-makingly, scandalously warm. I find my work filled with sentiment, and I can't imagine why people find it cold.John Banville

I don't know that I believe in the supernatural, but I do believe in miracles, and our time together was filled with the events of magical unlikelihood.John Perry Barlow

The Hamptons are usually filled with what I had hoped to leave behind in New York City.Mario Batali

I think that my love of cooking grew out of my love of reading about cooking. When I was a kid, we had a bookcase in the kitchen filled with cookbooks. I would eat all my meals reading about meals I could have been having.Samantha Bee

The regular things in my life now - training sessions and playing matches - will all fall away. That will leave a big empty space and it will need to be filled.Dennis Bergkamp

I just filled out my income tax forms. Who says you can't get killed by a blank?Milton Berle

There had always been black people in and out of our house, and from the outset I had been taught that for them life was defined by struggle and filled with injustice.Carl Bernstein

I know that I will never find my father in any other man who comes into my life, because it is a void in my life that can only be filled by him.Halle Berry

I am filled with awe that filmmakers have the capacity to stir us and give us back a sense of wonder.Theodore Bikel

All tours are filled with humiliation. My publisher once hired a private jet to fly me to a venue where 1,000 people were waiting. It almost bankrupted him.Alain de Botton