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I'm a chubby middle-aged white guy with short hair. I think that's it, really. I kind of have a look. Right now, I'm not fat enough to be the fat friend, but I'm not thin enough to be the leading man, so I look like a cop. Aaron Douglas

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For me, whether it's in a book or on T.V., a recipe has to be simple. I have a short attention span, so to open a cookbook and see a recipe that goes on for three to four pages, well, I've lost interest. Al Roker

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One of the more fatuous remarks I've heard in recent days is that 'My Life,' Clinton's autobiography, is too long and, at almost 1,000 pages, short it is not. But this man was for eight years the President of the most powerful country on earth. Alastair Campbell

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I have short hair. It doesn't make me more unattractive than a woman or my sisters that have more longer hair and a bit lighter. Alek Wek

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In the short run, using militias might be the quickest and easiest way to improve order on Iraq's streets and uproot the terrorists and guerrillas who routinely attack American troops and civilian targets. Alex Berenson

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Enron had already collapsed and filed for bankruptcy protection by the beginning of 2002. But despite complaints from short sellers that corporations had used accounting gimmickry to inflate their profits, many investors thought the crisis at Enron was an isolated case. Alex Berenson

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Short sellers sell stock they have borrowed, hoping to buy it back later when its price has fallen. Alex Berenson

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In case you're unfamiliar with TED, it is a series of short lectures on a variety of subjects that stream on the Internet for free. Alex Pareene

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I believe more in precision, when you have the capability, like when you see a mosquito fly and you're able to hit it, you're able to hit it with a couple of short sharp shots... it's a beautiful thing. Alexis Arguello

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Publishing a short story can sometimes feel like shouting into the dark... your words come out, and then nothing... but I don't think that's why I tend to write novels rather than stories. Alice McDermott

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I want the reader to feel something is astonishing - not the 'what happens' but the way everything happens. These long short story fictions do that best, for me. Alice Munro

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While working on my first five books, I kept wishing I was writing a novel. I thought until you wrote a novel, you weren't taken seriously as a writer. It used to trouble me a lot, but nothing troubles me now, and besides, there has been a change. I think short stories are taken more seriously now than they were. Alice Munro

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Why do I like to write short stories? Well, I certainly didn't intend to. I was going to write a novel. And still! I still come up with ideas for novels. And I even start novels. But something happens to them. They break up. I look at what I really want to do with the material, and it never turns out to be a novel. Alice Munro

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I seem to turn out stories that violate the discipline of the short story form and don't obey the rules of progression for novels. I don't think about a particular form: I think more about fiction, let's say a chunk of fiction. Alice Munro

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A happy marriage is a long conversation which always seems too short. Andre Maurois

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People who know me know that I'm not going to open my mouth and say something if I don't mean it. I'm very short and sweet. I'm old-school when it comes to it: I say what I mean and mean what I say, and then get off of it. It's simple as that. Andre Ward

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Bitcoin, in the short or even long term, may turn out be a good investment in the same way that anything that is rare can be considered valuable. Like baseball cards. Or a Picasso. Andrew Ross Sorkin

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Courier 12 is the Type-O blood of fonts - works just as good for a 'N.Y. Times' op-ed as a screenplay or a short story. Andrew Vachss

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Be magnificent. Life's short. Get out there. You can do it. Everyone can do it. Everyone. Andy Serkis

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I'd already started directing short films when we were doing 'Lord of the Rings,' then videogame projects. Andy Serkis

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We had a huge audience, we sold truckloads of albums. If we do something that's cool, people will listen to it. If we don't, we would be selling people short. Andy Taylor

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Just because you live 20 years or 100 years doesn't make it less meaningful. They're both short amount of times. So all we can do is just live in that time, whatever time we're given. Ansel Elgort

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As much as with increased exploration new gas reserves can be found, what must be obvious to all is that our oil and gas reserves are not renewable and they are diminishing, and to protect the generations to come, we must engage in nothing short of a radical shift in the diversification of the economy. Anthony Carmona

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A dancer's career is short - you just keep going until your legs pack up. Anton du Beke

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I guess short films have a bright future... The advantage is budget. Anurag Kashyap

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I wanted to play football or be a boxer, but my dad didn't want that because of all the impact. But in 1992 I was watching short track, and it was obscure, but they looked like superheroes in their tight outfits, and I thought it was amazing. I wanted to do that. I made the national team at 14. Apolo Ohno

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We've spent the last few millennia aware that senescence is horrible but knowing nevertheless that it's inevitable. We've had to find some mechanism to put it out of our minds so we can get on with our miserably short lives. Aubrey de Grey

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Talent is in short supply everywhere. At Wipro, we are training nonengineers to be engineers. Azim Premji

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I feel it was just a few years ago I was running around in short pants. Aaron Neville

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The story of the human race is the story of men and women selling themselves short. Abraham Maslow

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