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I always felt like if you get to a point where you've got enough money to invest in something real, you gotta invest in anything that's related to a natural resource because that's gonna be here forever - so you might as well invest in something that's gonna be here, rather than invest in something that's gonna wear out.Akon

I was approached by Oxfam to go to Mali as their ambassador and get involved in their various initiatives out there. But I felt that was missing the point of using me, a musician.Damon Albarn

In a newspaper, you only have so much room. It teaches you the value of getting to the point, of not pampering yourself with your glorious writing. I've always been much more interested in one powerful sentence that stays with you. That's my style.Mitch Albom

I've led a life of such structured discipline and always had a goal in mind of knowing what I was doing, from West Point to the Air Force combat, MIT, looking for new things to study and get involved in. And then I got into the space program, and how disciplined can you get?Buzz Aldrin

It absolutely helped - to write the father in both 'Juicy' and 'Beasts,' I had to see the whole story from his point of view. All of a sudden I understood more of what my own father must be going through - the fear, the frustration, the anger... the hope that he'll leave a legacy.Lucy Alibar

Owing to the fact that leaders in the women's groups made a point of serving on the jury here whenever they were called, we have always had an unusually high type of women represented on the jury.Florence Ellinwood Allen

There's a few tunes of mine that don't have jokes, but most of them have a joke and they have a humorous point of view somewhere.Mose Allison

At this point, I don't listen to other people too much. I'm not really that affected by anyone.Mose Allison

Mexican Shuffle was a turning point of the Brass.Herb Alpert

There was a point in time when I was in dire need of changing the way the model agency was working.Carol Alt

The myth of the liberal media empowers conservatives to control debate in the United States to the point where liberals cannot even hope for a fair shake anymore.Eric Alterman

But in a tournament, you can be said in for all your money at any point so you can't make any mistakes so you have to, it's all about where you're sitting at the table.Al Alvarez

As a storyteller, when you're writing a movie and when you're directing, you want to keep people entertained. That's the whole point, right? It has to be entertaining.Fede Alvarez

Because interrogations are intended to coerce confessions, interrogators feel themselves justified in using their coercive means. Consistency regarding the technique is not important; inducing anxiety and fear is the point.Aldrich Ames

By the late '70s I had come to question the point of a great deal of what we were doing, in terms of the CIA's overall charter.Aldrich Ames

I've always liked police-blotter kind of writing, or the writing of a policeman, right to the point and hardboiled. That's how I see at least the prose elements of scriptwriting.Jonathan Ames

The starting point of sanctification is the filthiness, corruption, or stain of sin.William Ames

If you can't annoy somebody, there's little point in writing.Kingsley Amis

All writers of fiction will at some point find themselves abandoning a piece of work - or find themselves putting it aside, as we gently say.Martin Amis

I can't wait to play the Hammerstein shows. Things have been exploding in the last week, and that's going to be the exclamation point.Trey Anastasio