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People who cannot invent and reinvent themselves must be content with borrowed postures, secondhand ideas, fitting in instead of standing out.Warren G. Bennis

Rough Riders took 13 weeks to shoot, plus a week of training. The same guy trained us trained the cast in Platoon. Except, instead of radios, we used bugles to signal.Tom Berenger

I think I was born because my parents had two boys and wanted to give it one more go and try for a girl... they got me instead.Alex Borstein

The vision that the founding fathers had of rule of law and equality before the law and no one above the law, that is a very viable vision, but instead of that, we have quasi mob rule.James Bovard

Could you say 'senator' instead of 'ma'am? It's just a thing. I worked so hard to get that title. I'd appreciate it.Barbara Boxer

I'd like to think at some point instead of it being a woman's film or a man's film, it is just a great story, and both sexes can go and get the same enjoyment out of it.Sandra Bullock

When the leaders choose to make themselves bidders at an auction of popularity, their talents, in the construction of the state, will be of no service. They will become flatterers instead of legislators; the instruments, not the guides, of the people.Edmund Burke

Opera is where a guy gets stabbed in the back, and instead of dying, he sings.Robert Burns

When it comes to art and science, people don't like a lot of either. Instead of being open to it, they're closed off about it.Tim Burton

Too many people are thinking of security instead of opportunity. They seem more afraid of life than death.James F. Byrnes

I'm here instead of having shoulder surgery. But I'm not sure which is more painful.James Caan

Haitians do not need development programs imposed on them by expatriates. Instead, they need help in developing as self-assured persons.Tony Campolo

The reporter claimed he was going to write the article from my point of view. Instead, he made me sound like a little idiot. It made me never want to do another interview again.Tia Carrere

I was planning to go into architecture. But when I arrived, architecture was filled up. Acting was right next to it, so I signed up for acting instead.Gilbert K. Chesterton

I'd think,'In a relationship, we should never have his kind of fight.' Then, instead of figuring out how to make it work, I looked for a way to get out of it. The truth is, you shouldn't be married if your that kind of person.George Clooney

I've chosen not to live in Hollywood, and instead I live in Brooklyn, New York. It's how I like to live. I'd rather hang out with my kids and family when I'm not working. Going to premieres is not my idea of a fun night out.Jennifer Connelly

So I think instead of focusing on the competition, focus on the customer.Scott Cook

Instead, I have an abundance mentality: When people are genuinely happy at the successes of others, the pie gets larger.Stephen Covey

Often we're recreating what we think we're supposed to be as human beings. What we've been told we're supposed to be, instead of who we authentically are. The key about the creation of full self-expression is to be authentically who you are, to project that.James Cromwell

I'm the one who's dating the craft-service guy instead of the producer. Plus, if a producer is going to date a hot young thing, I'm probably not the first person on their list - the weird, quirky, funny girl.Whitney Cummings