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You can only milk a cow so long, then you're left holding the pail.Hank Aaron

When people expect me to go right, I'll go left. I'm unpredictable.Paula Abdul

I think when you're 10 years old, it's too much to see something with the threat of death in every episode. Kids are better left naive about certain things.J. J. Abrams

That's what the right-wing is good at: figuring out the left wing.Kathy Acker

Using official government resources to help bankroll an explicit political agenda - whether on the right or left - is flat out wrong.Gary Ackerman

I enjoyed reading and learning at school, and at university I enjoyed extending my reading and learning. Once I left Cambridge, I went to Yale as a fellow. I spent two years there. After that, George Gale made me literary editor of 'The Spectator.'Peter Ackroyd

After I left LA... it was like waking up. And so I moved back east and stopped auditioning.Casey Affleck

Sometimes I feel people can move past what they've grown up around and their surroundings while in a place and some people need closure after they've left and then coming back. I've seen it happen with people I knew growing up that hated each other, and then years later you go home and you see them walking down the street and they have babies.Dianna Agron

Intellectuals, academics, writers and poets were an important force in the early groups of volunteers. They had the means to get to Spain and were accustomed to travelling, whereas very few workers had left British shores.Bill Alexander

In an organic environment, every place is unique, and the different places also cooperate, with no parts left over, to create a global whole - a whole which can be identified by everyone who is part of it.Christopher Alexander

I'm probably one of the worst actors as far as preparation goes, because I actually don't prepare. I find it easier to read the script and whatever hits me in my stomach, like deep down, I just go with it. And the director kind of molds me whether to go right or left with it.Jaimie Alexander

My brother thinks it is very, very bad that I left Islam. My half-sister wants to convert me back; I want to convert her to Western values. My mum is terrified that when I die, and we all go to God, I will be burned.Ayaan Hirsi Ali

As far as acting in films, there is not much out there that is very interesting to do. The ones that are interesting to me are independent films and they have trouble raising money. With people putting their money into blockbusters, there is not much left for the independents.Karen Allen

I basically left Texas with no money. I was making $3.50 working in some mall, so I didn't have a lot of cash. I took $1,000 and headed to California. Along the way I stopped in Vegas because I had always wanted to see Caesar's Palace. So I stopped there and won $2,500 on a slot machine! It was amazing.Krista Allen

I just felt like reflecting on my junior year, when I didn't know what I was doing, I left a lot of stuff out there. Actually, I gained close to 700 yards more and I took myself out of a lot of games.Marcus Allen

I'll play first, third, left. I'll play anywhere - except Philadelphia.Richie Allen

Before I left, I opened a lot of doors for a lot of people to play the blues.Luther Allison

I write for what's left of the eight-year-old still rattling around inside my head.Chris Van Allsburg

For the past eight years, the right has been better at working the refs. Now the left is learning how to play the game.Eric Alterman

Eight months later, having left Columbia, I was studying physics in a summer program and working in Colorado when I decided to enroll as a graduate student in biophysics.Sidney Altman