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" Ability hits the mark where presumption overshoots and diffidence falls short. "
" A brief short story may require only a few paragraphs after the climax. On the other hand, in his massive novel 'The World According to Garp,' John Irving's denouement consisted of 10 separate sections, each devoted to an individual character's fate and each almost a story in itself. "
" Accordingly, when the supply of gold runs short, the security behind the notes is diminished, the loaning of notes is restricted or suspended, and the panic follows. "
John Buchanan Robinson
" A child learns to discard his ideals, whereas a grown-up never wears out his short pants. "
" A computer, by definition, cannot be held accountable for anything because there is no mechanism to hold it to account, short of turning off the electricity supply or destroying the hardware. Only humans can be accountable. "
" A Constitution should be short and obscure. "
" Acting is important to me, but so is the rest of my life, and what I still keep in mind is that the pressure of being successful lasts so short a time. "
" Actresses generally aren't allowed to have haircuts, because short hair isn't considered as versatile. "
" Actually, I was born Adam Zachary Orth. Zak is short for my middle name. I was never called Adam. "
" A fan sent me a letter and a $10 bill. It's a short letter - all she said was, 'Hey, since it's harder for you to go out these days without getting photographed, here $10 for a pizza.' I was like, 'Aww, she sent me money for a pizza so I could eat at home!' "
" A footballer's career is very short, and I want to finish it in a strong and spectacular way. "
" After 'A Suitable Boy,' I didn't write anything, not even a short story. I thought to myself: 'I ought to start writing.' But I can never force myself to write. "
" After college, I funded my short films with acting roles in film and TV. I learned my craft through the great opportunities British television gave me as a director. "
" After college, I was burdened with student loans to repay, no financial cushion, so I wasn't in a position to bet everything on a creative-writing career - neither the writing-workshop academia life nor the freelance-writer version, trying to scrape by on short stories and house-painting gigs. "
" After having seen the job done on that first show of mine, I realized that I felt like I wanted to work again for a short while. Two, three years, then stop. "
" After I graduated from Brandeis, I took all the money I had in the world, which was $5,000, and I made a short film. I made every mistake you could possibly make. It was a total disaster as a piece of work, and yet, you know, it was ambitious in some way. "
" After I had gone through this matter with the President I told him of my condition of health and that my doctors felt that I must take a complete rest and that I thought that that meant leaving the Department finally in a short time. "
Henry L. Stimson
" A good sermon should be like a woman's skirt: short enough to arouse interest but long enough to cover the essentials. "
" A great many things have been pronounced untrue and absurd, and even impossible, by the highest authorities in the age in which they lived, which have afterwards, and, indeed, within a very short period, been found to be both possible and true. "
" A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short. "
" A kid now can practically record a song or edit a short film on his way to school. I think that will produce, perhaps, more less-interesting things - or you'll have to search more to find the interesting things. But I also think it's exciting. "
" Alice Munro is a particular kind of short story writer in that she writes long, character-driven short stories. "
" A life without adventure is likely to be unsatisfying, but a life in which adventure is allowed to take whatever form it will is sure to be short. "
" A little-known secret is that being a pro athlete is not that great. It's a pretty short lifespan. I know all these parents are out there driving their children to be professionals, but so many pros will tell you, 'No, you don't want to do this.' "
" All in all, I wouldn't call it a bad outing. It was a short outing. "
" All of my life, I've been told no. That I was too poor, too short, too black. I enjoy it when people underestimate me. "
" All roads for me lead back to Mozart. In his tragically short life, he breathed new life, fire and meaning into every form of music that existed in his time. "
" All short women have a delayed fuse. Marry a taller woman: My wife was an inch or two taller than me; it's a sign of security. "
" All the jobs I've gotten in the last two years are because directors have seen the work I've done - indie films, plays, short student films, TV - since I moved to the states in 1996. I mean, I have an entire career in Canada that nobody has seen. "
" All too often, the pitchmen are selling the notion that if you gain 'control' over your financial destiny - pick your own stocks and execute your own trades - it will be the first step on a short road to riches. "
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