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If you imagine writing 1,000 words a day, which most journalists do, that would be a very long book a year. I don't manage nearly that... but I have published slightly too much recently. A. N. Wilson

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At my house, it's an, 'If dad says it, you can say it' kind of deal, so a lot of my slang words come off very childish at this point in my career. A.J. Styles

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A lot of negative words adults call the young, like 'naive,' 'impulsive' and 'way too connected online,' are all things we can turn into strengths to help us. Adora Svitak

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I was so embarrassed about mispronouncing words. I just knew how to smile. Adriana Lima

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You know, I think there are certain words like 'illegitimate' that should not be used to describe a person. And certainly, we have come far enough in our technology that our language can evolve, because it has an impact. Aimee Mullins

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I hate the words 'handicapped' and 'disabled'. They imply that you are less than whole. I don't see myself that way at all. Aimee Mullins

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Words can't describe how one would feel in that moment after doing a test for something you really want but in your heart you don't think you have a chance of getting. Aja Naomi King

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When I read period material - and it ain't on Google - I am always alert for that one incredible detail. I'll read a whole book and get three words out of it, but they'll be three really good words. Alan Furst

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The ability to absorb a book and make someone else's words and story your own was exactly was I was doing on stage. Alan King

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A picture is worth 10K words - but only those to describe the picture. Hardly any sets of 10K words can be adequately described with pictures. Alan Perlis

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Even if you didn't see the movie, you'd see two words you'd never seen put together before - comedy and Muslim. Comedy is friendly - it's the least offensive word in our language. Albert Brooks

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I think that that's why artists make art - it is difficult to put into words unless you are a poet. What it takes is being open to the flow of universal creativity. The Zen artists knew this. Alex Grey

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I don't know what to say when I have a crush on somebody. I kind of lose my words. I really try to start a conversation, and I can't. It's horrible. Alexa Vega

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If you travel to the States... they have a lot of different words than like what we use. For instance: they say 'elevator', we say 'lift'; they say 'drapes', we say 'curtains'; they say 'president', we say 'seriously deranged git.' Alexei Sayle

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To say that mind is a product or function of protoplasm, or of its molecular changes, is to use words to which we can attach no clear conception. Alfred Russel Wallace

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The words are ludicrous at times, but you add the reality to it and that gives it the balance it has. Alia Shawkat

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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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Learning is a result of listening, which in turn leads to even better listening and attentiveness to the other person. In other words, to learn from the child, we must have empathy, and empathy grows as we learn. Alice Miller

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It's difficult to put into words what freedom feels like. You only know what freedom feels like if you know what it feels like to not be free. Amanda Lindhout

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My Hindi is OK. I think I am better with Tamil. I remember the Tamil words. Amy Jackson

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Men would live exceedingly quiet if these two words, mine and thine, were taken away. Anaxagoras

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All books are either dreams or swords, you can cut, or you can drug, with words. Amy Lowell

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I had moments of my actions and words not reflecting who it is I am - if that defines a punk, then yes, absolutely. Andre Agassi

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Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know. Andre Maurois

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I have trouble with modern art. But in general, all art forms fascinate me - art is the way human beings express what we can't say in words. Andrea Bocelli

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Melodies are just honest. They can only be what they are. Words have the capacity for deception. They're all full of subtext, and some of them are cliche and overused and vernacular. They're tricky. All I can say is, words are tricky. Andrew Bird

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I guess I'm attracted to more archaic words because they can be imbued with more meaning, because their definition is elusive. Andrew Bird

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I don't write poetry and then strum some chords and then fit the words on top of the chords. Andrew Bird

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There's a lot of interesting words, nomenclatures, in science. Andrew Bird

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I don't want to put words in Geithner's mouth, but I think he is generally against the revolving door of government officials taking jobs with companies that they have overseen or in roles that involve lobbying. At minimum, I'm pretty sure he felt that way about himself. Andrew Ross Sorkin

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