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It's hard to say what I want my legacy to be when I'm long gone.Aaliyah

Criminals look at identity theft and say only 1 in 700 criminals gets convicted of it. And they look at check forgery and they know that for every 1,400 forgers arrested, only about 123 get convicted and about 26 go to jail. So the rewards are great, but the risks are very slim. So that's one of the reasons that make it very popular.Frank Abagnale

You can't defend the indefensible - anything you say sounds self-serving and hypocritical.Diane Abbott

Ten years ago I said, you know, my goal is to be able to get food on the table. What I'm trying to say by that is trying to create a vibrant, capable and effective middle class. The quicker and stronger that we can be able to do this, the easier it is for political reform to move forward.Abdallah II

That is to say, epic poetry has been invented many times and independently; but, as the needs which prompted the invention have been broadly similar, so the invention itself has been.Lascelles Abercrombie

I am not going to say I have been a saint. I have not been a perfect man. None is perfect but the Father, which is in Heaven.Ralph Abernathy

I'm not going to just say nice things about everybody unless I mean it.F. Murray Abraham

So many artists say they're not aware of audience. For me is unbelievable.Marina Abramovic

They can say I have an opinion about something.Dan Abrams

I know a lot of reporters certainly will go to jail to defend confidential sources. Some have even gone to jail for an issue like this. But I can't say that's the norm.Floyd Abrams

When suffering knocks at your door and you say there is no seat for him, he tells you not to worry because he has brought his own stool.Chinua Achebe

I will undoubtedly have to seek what is happily known as gainful employment, which I am glad to say does not describe holding public office.Dean Acheson

I don't know if I have a voice of my own. I don't see me being an important person with something to say. I haven't. I've got nothing to say. My opinion is of no consequence or value.Peter Ackroyd

It's only recently that we've discovered that the artist's inner self is somehow more important than the public world. I'm happier to create exterior pieces for the world rather than to express something I deeply feel or wish to say.Peter Ackroyd

So often is the virgin sheet of paper more real than what one has to say, and so often one regrets having marred it.Harold Acton

I would say that a lot of the characters I've been attracted to are very vulnerable and they expose themselves emotionally. Not so much in 'The Fighter,' not so much in 'The Master' - I think those are different.Amy Adams

No man means all he says, and yet very few say all they mean, for words are slippery and thought is viscous.Henry Adams

I would sometimes sit in a crowded restaurant, and say, 'You know, I'm the only person in this restaurant who can't draw.'Scott Adams

Well - I started writing - probably in the early 60s and by say '65-'66 I had read most of the poetry that had been published - certainly in the 20 years prior to that.Robert Adamson

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