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I tell kids that people will let them down and people will hurt them. But Jesus Christ will never let them down and never hurt them.Willie Aames

I've always been pretty tough in that way, where if you tell me I can't do something, I will prove you wrong.Willie Aames

The nicest notes I've received from readers are those that tell me I've gotten them back into reading for entertainment. For me, there is no greater compliment.Jeff Abbott

To tell the truth I cannot call my childhood bad. In your childhood you can't compare things: one eats carrots, one eats candy, both taste good. As a child you cannot tell the difference.Roman Abramovich

The question at the end of the day was, the courts having found there was no defense, a producer about to go to jail, should CBS in effect tell the producer go to jail even though there is no law at all that we can use to get you out of jail?Floyd Abrams

I am really impressed by lawyers who write books and tell us that they never lost a case. Most lawyers who have never lost a case have not had enough hard cases. But there are very difficult cases out there.Floyd Abrams

Ratings have changed, viewer habits have changed and the options for the audience have grown enormously, but I don't think how you tell a story is fundamentally different.J. J. Abrams

I'm a small and normal girl, and stories like mine no one likes to tell. Fortunately so, because I wouldn't like to play myself.Victoria Abril

I tell my students, it's not difficult to identify with somebody like yourself, somebody next door who looks like you. What's more difficult is to identify with someone you don't see, who's very far away, who's a different color, who eats a different kind of food. When you begin to do that then literature is really performing its wonders.Chinua Achebe

There are two types of people, you see. One type keep their heads straight, and look around as they walk. The others look up - at the tops of houses, at the eaves and the lintels and the roofs, which can tell you when they were built - and I've always done that.Peter Ackroyd

If I had a project that I had auditioned for and I was getting close to getting it, I didn't want to tell anybody because I thought then I wouldn't get it, but in reality that really had no bearing on whether or not I got a part.Amy Adams

If somebody thinks they're a hedgehog, presumably you just give 'em a mirror and a few pictures of hedgehogs and tell them to sort it out for themselves.Douglas Adams

Well, we could tell them that we're here on an archeological expedition.Edie Adams

You could tell that America was gearing up for war.Jack Adams

Each of my novels has come from a different place, and the processes are not always entirely conscious. I have lived off and on in America for a number of years and so have accumulated observations, found things interesting, been moved to tell stories about them.Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A German is someone who cannot tell a lie without believing it himself.Theodor Adorno

Everyone's entitled to express their political beliefs. I don't presume to tell anybody who to vote for. I am comfortable telling people what my opinions are.Ben Affleck

Oh, I talk about things; I drive my husband insane. And I can't tell a lie. Everyone knows. I do this smile thing.Cecelia Ahern

I think it's critical in any character you play that it really is about reacting instead of acting. You can always tell when a person is acting.Malin Akerman

You know, don't tell anybody I'm a jail bird, you know, but there were a bunch of us that were years ago involved in the pro-life movement.Todd Akin