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Technology breeds crime and we are constantly trying to develop technology to stay one step ahead of the person trying to use it negatively.Frank Abagnale

If you write, one of the questions you're always trying to answer is, Where do you get your ideas? And, if you write, you know how pointless a question this is and how difficult it is to answer.Lynn Abbey

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

Jackie Robinson, as an athlete and as someone who was trying to make a stand for equality, he was exemplary.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk. For three days, I couldn't answer the phone.F. Murray Abraham

I'm not trying to become popular.Jack Abramoff

I'm not trying to be coy or manipulative or Machiavellian, I want to spark people's imaginations.J. J. Abrams

With three kids you are just trying to survive. You can't be fastidious.J. J. Abrams

As a state senator and then a congressman, I've had the privilege of trying to do good things for people to whom I owe so much and can never fully repay.Gary Ackerman

One thing that I think works in 'Casablanca' and which I've lectured a lot about - in terms of what I've been trying to achieve as a designer - is the film's creation of its own form of reality.Ken Adam

A common mistake that people make when trying to design something completely foolproof is to underestimate the ingenuity of complete fools.Douglas Adams

We are all human and fall short of where we need to be. We must never stop trying to be the best we can be.Richard Adams

On 'Heartbreaker,' I had to sing those songs. I drank the way I did those songs. I ate the way I did those songs. I communicated the way I did those songs. With 'Gold,' I was trying to prove something to myself. I wanted to invent a modern classic.Ryan Adams

I wouldn't mind doing Broadway, but I am definitely trying to get a album out there first.Naima Adedapo

I play a lot of Playstation, and always trying to look pretty for the girls.Freddy Adu

My mom was always the supplier of soccer balls, and so people were always knocking on my door, and trying to get me out so we could play.Freddy Adu

The trap for an actor is that you become too successful at what you're trying to do, and you can find yourself stuck there.Ben Affleck

There is nothing worse that a thirteen-year-old boy. You're embarrassed by your parents, and you're trying to find your independance because, deep inside, you are so dependent on your mom.Ben Affleck

I don't want to be known as someone who is deliberately trying to do things that are not commercial! That is not a good reputation to have when you're trying to be a working actor.Casey Affleck

When a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression.Casey Affleck