used quotes

Reporters used to ask me the same inane questions year-in and year-out, city-to-city, and it would drive me crazy.Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

We are used to cleaning the outside house, but the most important house to clean is yourself - your own house - which we never do.Marina Abramovic

I had a very difficult relationship with my mother. She used to wake me up in the middle of the night if I wasn't sleeping straight and was messing up the sheets. Now when I stay in hotels I sleep so straight they don't even think I've used the bed.Marina Abramovic

In Moscow I feel most comfortable. I'm used to four different seasons; it's difficult for people in London to understand. People brought up in Russia like my kids want to play in the snow.Roman Abramovich

They have not always elected the best leaders, particularly after a long period in which they have not used this facility of free election. You tend to lose the habit.Chinua Achebe

People say, 'You look like the girl who used to be on that show 'Angel'' - they don't actually think I'm her.Amy Acker

It used to be you had real friends on the other side of the aisle. It's not like that anymore. Society has changed. The public is to blame as well. I think the people have gotten dumber.Gary Ackerman

I used to be scared of uncertainty; now I get a high out of it.Jensen Ackles

The long term versus the short term argument is one used by losers.Lord Acton

I used to have a lot of superstitions, and then I realized that it was kind of hogwash. Once I let go of them, I relaxed a lot.Amy Adams

He was certainly in a confused state. I used to go and visit him in Callan Park. They were really - to me they were the best poets those two writing in those days but it wasn't very encouraging because, well, they weren't getting far were they?Robert Adamson

I no longer buy papers or tabloids or magazines or read blogs. I used to. But it was just filling up my day with hatred.Adele

But in the first Gulf war the United Kingdom was not under any threat from Iraq, and is still less so in the second one. Then there is no justification for obstructing freedom of information, particularly as nations have a right to know what their soldiers are being used for.Kate Adie

I grew up, as many Indians do, in an archipelago of tongues. My maternal grandfather, who was a surgeon in the city of Madras, was fluent in at least four languages and used each of them daily.Aravind Adiga

I used to wake up in the morning and say, 'Oh, God.' Now I wake up in the morning and look forward to life.Steven Adler

People are so used to having their lives filmed, they're not even conscious of having cameras around. I still have that sort of suspicion when a camera comes out. I view it as a thing to fear.Sade Adu

Well I've never used that phrase before, but yes she is bootylicious.Ben Affleck

I like acting for myself as a director. I act and I know that I'll have a chance to have some say in what gets used and that I'll be able to give myself enough takes and be on the same page as myself about how the scene should play.Ben Affleck

I used to wear more makeup, but I've learned to enjoy being natural.Dianna Agron

Having a dance background, I became used to rejection at an early age. Dance is very competitive, especially for a sensitive person like me. But I realized it's better not to take it so seriously. If you beat yourself up, it's hard to keep going.Dianna Agron