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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

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

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

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

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

And so I have studied, I have to tell you, revolutions and uprisings for a long time. They are all slightly different, but what they all look for is some kind of a mechanism to go from an authoritarian system to an open, democratic system.Madeleine Albright

I try to tell a story that's good enough to win the right to integrate eternal themes into it. If it's poorly written or comes across as a sermon, then obviously you don't reach people, because they're aware that you're imposing something on a story that isn't innate to it.Randy Alcorn

Talk about divine intervention. I can't even tell you how blessed I feel.Khandi Alexander

I was muscular - I was never overweight. But tell a girl that she has to lose 15 pounds when she's not fat, and that has destroyed a lot of who I am over the years, even still. In my mind I'm thinking, 'I'm always too heavy. I should be a skinny thing.'Kim Alexis

Character is always my driving force. And to tell a good story and to provide an entertaining read.Monica Ali

Videos are more like photography. It's not as much about trying to tell a story as it is creating images.Tatyana Ali

Shoot, there's a committee to tell you everything at a record label. You definitely have to know who you are if you want to look like you at the end of the process. We've all seen people get record contracts, and by the time they're spit out by the machine, we don't even recognize them.Gary Allan

When my wife passed, I stopped doing interviews and I stopped doing meet-and-greets, mostly because I sort of became this suicide ambassador. Everybody wanted to tell me their story.Gary Allan

I tell people this: It's hard to write about walking in the park, but it's easy to write about a breakup.Kris Allen

Oh, did I tell you I have a cookbook? I have a cookbook deal.Ted Allen

If you want to make God laugh, tell him about your plans.Woody Allen

I tell my students you have an absolute right to write about people you know and love. You do. But the kicker is you have a responsibility to make the characters large enough that you will not have sinned against them.Dorothy Allison