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Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe.~Abraham Lincoln


Tree Me Down

All these songs honestly explore the ups and downs of my reality.~Adam Lambert


Ups And Downs Reality Ups

Giving up is conceding that things will never get better, and that is just not true. Ups and downs are a constant in life, and I've been belted into that roller coaster a thousand times.~Aimee Mullins


Life Ups And Downs Giving

The clock of communism has stopped striking. But its concrete building has not yet come crashing down. For that reason, instead of freeing ourselves, we must try to save ourselves from being crushed by its rubble.~Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn


Communism Building Down

When you put your hand to the plow, you can't put it down until you get to the end of the row.~Alice Paul


End You Down

I will settle down & teach for the rest of my days.~Alice Paul


Rest Teach Down

One of the processes of your life is to constantly break down that inferiority, to constantly reaffirm that I Am Somebody.~Alvin Ailey


Life I Am Down

I'm going to do 'The Social Network Two: The Electric Boogaloo.' And I have a part in 'Beige Swan.' I'm going to be the lead, but I don't dance. I just do a lot of sitting down. It's too tiring to get up and dance around. That should be coming out in 20-never.~Amy Poehler


Dance Down Swan

Lovers who love truly do not write down their happiness.~Anatole France


Love Happiness Down

During my teen years, I was real emotional. I could be really up or down.~Andie MacDowell


Teen Real Down

We Abolition Women are turning the world upside down.~Angelina Grimke


Women World Upside Down

These days, my main guitar amps have been Magnatone. They're beautiful. Magnatones have actual tremolo, which I recently learned about guitar amps. Often what guitar amps call vibrato is really just a volume Up and Down. But Magnatone has a true vibrato, which is pitch bending. And so, it's just a lush sound.~Ani DiFranco


Beautiful Guitar Down

I understand that ups and downs in life keep wavering, and it's important to understand them and why they happen. So I learn whatever I have to and then move forward.~Anushka Sharma


Life Ups And Downs Learn

Champions all get kicked when they're down.~Apolo Ohno


Down Champions Kicked

The number of elements that have to go into a hit would break a computer down. the right season for that play, the right historical moment, the right tonality.~Arthur Miller


Moment Play Down

Then suddenly something just kicked me. I kind of woke up and realised that I was in a different atmosphere than you normally are. My immediate reaction was to back off, slow down.~Ayrton Senna


Me You Down

I'm always down to try a new burger, but Shake Shack is still my top. What makes them so special is for the bread they use Martin's potato rolls which is just the best hamburger buns ever.~Aziz Ansari


Best Special Down

We need to download scientific journals and upload them to file-sharing networks.~Aaron Swartz


Need Download Networks

We must break problems down into small, digestible bits. We must define the concepts that we use and explain what components they consist of. We must tackle small problems.~Abdolkarim Soroush


Small Problems Down

Somewhere down the line, the evil ones stole the legacy of hip hop and flipped it to a corporate type of hip hop. They decided to tell everybody 'Well, this is what hip hop is,' instead of coming back to the pioneers and getting the true definition of what hip hop is and what it was and what we been pushing for all these years.~Afrika Bambaataa


Legacy Evil Down

We also want to try and slow down all this foolishness that's going on between the East and West. We gotta understand that Hip Hop is now universal. Hip Hop is not East coast or West coast.~Afrika Bambaataa


Want Down Try

Honor is the inner garment of the Soul; the first thing put on by it with the flesh, and the last it layeth down at its separation from it.~Akhenaton


Soul Honor Down

We measure our days out in steps of uncertainty not turning to see how far we've come. And peer down the highway from here to eternity and reach out for love on the run.~Al Stewart


Love Uncertainty Down

It was always disappointing to see that what I could really master in terms of form boiled down to so little.~Alberto Giacometti


Down Master See

I could have done a hundred songs, really. It was hard to narrow them down, because I tried to pick songs for the most part that actually did have some effect on me or influenced me in the past.~Alan Jackson


Past Me Down

Why not touch things that we hate and turn them upside down and inside out?~Alber Elbaz


Hate Upside Down Down

The Bush administration will go down in history as the Torture Team.~Alex Gibney


History Team Down

An American parliamentary system with proportional representation wouldn't immediately or inexorably lead to a flourishing social democracy, but it would at least correct the overrepresentation of an ideological minority and cut down on intentional tactical economic sabotage.~Alex Pareene


Democracy American Down

New York is a wonderful place to be up, an awful place to be down.~Alexander McCall Smith


Place Down New

I don't know why I do what I do. I tend to go for the really weird, bizarre stuff. I actually have to tone it down for the show.~Andy Milonakis


Weird Down Know

I used to empty the studio out and throw stuff away. I now don't. There will be a whole series of dead ends that a year or two down the line I'll come back to.~Anish Kapoor


Down Dead Away

When I'm working, I'm not so much disciplined as obsessive. I have this feeling that I need to clear everything away and get this down.~Anne Enright


Feeling Down Working

To be able to have the space to sit down and write has always been my central policy.~Anne Enright


Space Down Policy

In the United States women develop MS at approximately twice the rate men do, and no one can explain why women are affected most often from the waist down.~Annette Funicello


Women Men Down

People are always ready to pull you down.~Arjun Kapoor


People You Down

I won't back down. I get a satisfaction from being tested and defeating the test.~Ashton Eaton


Down Satisfaction Test

I tend to jot down moments, lines, interactions that don't really make any sense. I try and explain these scattered notes to my close friends, and they become more and more logical. I see screenwriting as a bit like a math equation which I have to solve.~Asghar Farhadi


Friends Moments Down

If there is one city apart from Mumbai where I would love to settle down, it has to be Chennai.~Ashwin Sanghi


Love City Down

My only ritual is to just sit down and write, write every day.~Augusten Burroughs


Day Down Every Day

Aside from its parks and nature areas, Singapore is intensively developed, and due to the shortage of land, is building up, down and on manmade islands and landfills.~Alan Huffman


Nature Building Down

If you're playing the clubs, you're either on your way up or your way down.~Al Madrigal


You Down Way

I never fail to feel let down when I see myself on the screen.~Alan Ladd


Myself Down Feel

I need a SUV, for me and my four sisters. So, I've narrowed it down to four, kind of expensive, cars.~Alexa Vega


Me Down Kind

I sat down to try to write 'Edinburgh,' an autobiographical novel, and that took five years to write and two years to sell.~Alexander Chee


Down Try Two

Then came the hostage crisis during which Carter did nothing to rattle the ayatollahs who hung tough until Ronald Reagan was inaugurated, when they suddenly backed down.~Alexander Haig


Tough Nothing Down

We're not going to dumb down for them. They have to move up. They're the network and we're the show.~Alia Shawkat


Down Dumb Move

Research in this country is going down.~Amar Bose


Research Down Country

It is crystal clear to me that if Arabs put down a draft resolution blaming Israel for the recent earthquake in Iran it would probably have a majority, the U.S. would veto it and Britain and France would abstain.~Amos Oz


Me Down Resolution

So, we're saying, if we can give developers and builders incentives to cut down on the regulatory barriers that are faced in this country, then we might be able to address the needs of affordable housing.~Alphonso Jackson


Saying Down Country

We are making sure that the courses we offer at MITx and HarvardX are quintessential MIT and Harvard courses. They are not watered down. They are not MIT Lite or Harvard Lite. These are hard courses. These are the exact same courses, so the certificate will mean something.~Anant Agarwal


Down Same Mean

I was the dork in high school who sang musical numbers up and down the hallways.~Amy Adams


School High School Down

Of course it's difficult to turn anything down when Mike Nichols calls you personally.~Andrea Martin


You Down Difficult

To campaign against colonialism is like barking up a tree that has already been cut down.~Andrew Cohen


Tree Down Up

We were developing an innovative Personal Information Manager called Chandler but a couple years ago I took off from that to do a project writing down my memoirs essentially, reminiscing about the development of the Macintosh.~Andy Hertzfeld


Writing Information Down

Working for several years as a waitress, you learn really quickly a couple of default scripts, so you know exactly what the interaction is going to be when the person sits down at the table.~Ann Leckie


Learn You Down

There was a Japantown in San Francisco, but after the internment camps that locked up all the Japanese, Japantown shrunk down to just a couple tourist blocks.~Ann Nocenti


Down Up Tourist

I have oft-times been besought, by divers gentlemen, to set down on paper what I have beheld through my newly invented microscopia, but I have generally declined.~Antonie van Leeuwenhoek


Down Paper Through

The press secretary who starts to narrow down or close the president's options because he answers delicate negotiating questions no longer serves the president.~Ari Fleischer


Questions Down Answers

I am very down to earth and practical.~Ashley Olsen


I Am Earth Down

Nude nail polish wins hands down over intricate nail art.~Ashley Madekwe


Art Hands Down

In levying taxes and in shearing sheep it is well to stop when you get down to the skin.~Austin O'Malley


You Sheep Down

I have my own studio down in Miami.~Aaron Carter


Down Miami My Own

When it gets down to it you just have to act.~Aaron Eckhart


You Down Act

If global oil prices or commodity prices are high, then it is bound to create inflation. So, we should not be too worried if the inflation is created by global commodity prices. When they come down, inflation will automatically come down.~Adi Godrej


Down High Create

I'll do very light, very easy yoga in my dressing room. I like to just lay down on the floor and put my legs on the wall and stretch and just be still.~Aidy Bryant


Light Easy Down

I was an organizer in the Food, Agricultural and Tobacco Workers Union down in North Carolina.~Al Lewis


Food Down North Carolina

I probably won't be able to hear it until five years from now anyway. That's when I always hear my own music. It takes five years to sit down with it after not hearing it for a couple of years.~Alan Vega


Music Down My Own

Manchester City have been in the doldrums for a while, they came up and went straight back down again.~Alan Hansen


City Down Back

The eight-year-long Algerian war was to bring down six French prime ministers, open the door to de Gaulle - and come close to destroying him, too. The war was the last of the grand-style colonial struggles, but, perhaps more to the point, it was also the first campaign in which poorly equipped Muslim mujahedin licked one of the top Western armies.~Alistair Horne


War Door Down

I like down-to-earth people.~Amos Lee


People Like Down-To-Earth

Sometimes you do complete run-throughs of scenes, sometimes you break scenes down into little bits. It just depends on what the actors like to do. It's almost like jamming.~Andrew Dominik


You Down Sometimes

A lot of writing's going down dead ends that don't go anywhere.~Andrew Dominik


Writing Down Go

I never regretted what I turned down.~Angela Lansbury


Down Never Turned

You didn't have to go on location if you could just shoot down City Hall, LA.~Ann Robinson


City You Down

Put your ear down close to your soul and listen hard.~Anne Sexton


Soul Listen Down

In the second grade, I would just get bored and a joke would pop into my head and I would have to say it. It was almost like I had some brilliant novel in my head that I had to get down, and I would interrupt class all the time and get in trouble.~Anthony Jeselnik


Time Down Class

The '80s market was only a Japanese market. It was the Japanese outbidding each other for the most expensive works of art. When the Japanese economy went down the tubes, there was no one left to pay the prices that have been recorded for all of those works.~Arne Glimcher


Art Economy Down

When we did 'The Jewel In The Crown,' we filmed in India first so the actors had an idea of what the heat was like, what it did to you - it slows you down; it's weighty: the air that you breathe is full of humidity. You are aware of the fact that you're not in a studio in Manchester.~Art Malik


You Down Crown

It's a bonus if your girlfriend likes your music - definitely not a downfall.~Ashton Irwin


Music Girlfriend Downfall

I think that we give the impression, to carry on your metaphor, that we go a little faster than we actually do. I'm fairly lazy so I'm always interested in slowing down.~Ashley Judd


Think Lazy Down

Just as we were finishing 'Paul's Boutique' we got our own places, and I was going out to clubs a lot less. I got a bit more introverted and spent a lot more time on my own reading. I would just go down to the esoteric bookstore and wander around.~Adam Yauch


Time Reading Down

Nixon is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump for a speech on conservation.~Adlai Stevenson


Tree Speech Down

I ordered gold in the meantime to be showered down without ceasing among the happy multitude.~Adelbert von Chamisso


Happy Gold Down

When you're part of an ensemble and share the screen with so many people, you become close to them because you're hanging out all the time. Obviously you have your ups and downs, but that kind of brings you closer in many ways.~Aidan Turner


Time Ups And Downs People

When you see the orbiter headed out the launch pad and then crawling up the hill and being hard down on the pad, it does something to you.~Alan G. Poindexter


You Down Launch

Anybody who is in freelance work, especially artistically, knows that it comes with all the insecurity and the ups and downs. It's a really frightening life.~Alessandro Nivola


Life Work Ups And Downs

In Hollywood you always feel a bit like a hake. The publicists march people up and down in front of you and they interview you... You feel like the turbot and the sea-bream go by, and you're the hake.~Alejandro Amenabar


People You Down

The usual way of growing cotton is highly petrochemical-intensive, requiring 110 pounds of nitrogen fertilizer per acre. Some of the fertilizer is broken down by soil bacteria into nitrate, a toxic and highly soluble chemical that can leach into groundwater or get washed into lakes, creating oxygenless dead zones.~Alex Shoumatoff


Broken Growing Down

When I grew up, there were locked cabinets in public libraries. You needed parental permission if you were under eighteen. I was let down by the overblown reputations of some hardcore fictional works.~Allan Gurganus


You Down Let Down

It's much easier to cheat than it is to be loyal. Everyone goes through down times. You just don't put yourself in those situations, you know?~Ali Larter


Yourself You Down

Baseball is a hard game. There's going to be ups and downs.~Andrew Benintendi


Baseball Ups And Downs

We've got fuel prices coming down and good travel numbers coming out, so it's not surprising airline stocks are going up.~Andrew Sullivan


Travel Good Down

To passively get up and play a bunch of old songs wouldn't have really motivated us. So we are bringing the new material into the set and it goes down really well.~Andy Taylor


Play Down New

I mean, I'll say the filthiest things in the world, but when it comes down to it, I'm kind of a prude.~Andy Richter


World Down Kind

Oh, the Irish were building the railroads down through Mexico, through Chihuahua. They finished the railroads when they finished out in the West Coast, and they went down and put the trains into Mexico.~Anthony Quinn


Building Down Irish

If there's anything about longevity in television, it's about knowing what to take and what to turn down, and what to stop.~Anne Robinson


Television Down Longevity

What physics tells us is that everything comes down to geometry and the interactions of elementary particles. And things can happen only if these interactions are perfectly balanced.~Antony Garrett Lisi


Physics Down Everything

It was very important for me to touch on things that haven't changed, like schools. I'm in Cleveland, Ohio. My lady's from Ohio, and the schools are being torn down, and they turned them into high-rise condos.~Anthony Hamilton


Me Important Down

There's moments where I want to break down and cry, but not give up.~Ashlee Simpson


Moments Want Down

History teaches that the level of unemployment is not as important as whether the rate's going down.~Austan Goolsbee


History Important Down

Giving Northern Europe a veto over Southern Europe's budgets will not hold a monetary union together. The euro zone will continue to need the weaker countries to stomach decades of high unemployment to grind down wages.~Austan Goolsbee


Together Giving Down

There's a very wild side to me, but it's calming down.~Alyson Hannigan


Me Down Side

I trained for the marathon. I run along the East River, and I used to run all the way down Manhattan, up the West Side and back home.~Amy Carlson


Home River Down

Contemporary culture is like the weather - we have to be open to it. I don't like the way it is dismissed or closed down.~Amanda Harlech


Culture Weather Down

When US-led forces toppled the Taliban government in November 2001, Afghans celebrated the downfall of a reviled and discredited regime.~Anand Gopal


Government Downfall Forces

As a judge, I held people accountable when they did wrong. That's why I cracked down on violent criminals and stopped the big banks when they tried to kick families out of their homes.~Ann Callis


People Judge Down

In 2010, I proposed that Congress take its first pay cut in 77 years, and my effort had bipartisan support. And as part of leading by example, I returned 5 percent of my paycheck every month to pay down the debt.~Ann Kirkpatrick


Support Effort Down

My parents come down to Los Angeles a lot.~A. J. Buckley


Parents Down Los Angeles

The past actually happened but history is only what someone wrote down.~A. Whitney Brown


History Past Down

He leaned about the same way in falling towards Jacqueline, forward, down towards the bottom of the car.~Abraham Zapruder


Car Forward Down

I get bored pretty easily and I don't want to get locked down in one profession.~Adam Lamberg


Want Down Bored

I wouldn't say I'm addicted, but I never, ever skip yoga. I use it to calm down and slow down.~April Gornik


Calm Down Slow

When my journal appears, many statues must come down.~Arthur Wellesley


Down Journal Statues

When I was a kid, I used to sneak down the stairs when my folks were listening to 'The Witch's Tale' and 'Inner Sanctum' on the radio. I went to see 'Frankenstein' in the movie theater and got the pants scared off of me.~Al Feldstein


Listening Me Down

Artists are just children who refuse to put down their crayons.~Al Hirschfeld


Children Down Artists

I got my first job the old-fashioned way: I took an elevator to the top floor of many buildings and walked down floor by floor on the stairs going into every firm and asking the receptionist if she knew of any jobs available.~Alan Patricof


Job She Down

By the time I came down from Yale, I was already more radicalized and had begun to read New Masses.~Albert Maltz


Time Down New

I even scored Monaco's goal too. Please, put it down as an own goal for me!~Alessandro Del Piero


Goal Me Down

A lot of the biking sequences in the beginning, like going down the steps and over the ramp, I of course didn't do any of that stuff. I wish I could have but I didn't.~Alex D. Linz


Beginning Wish Down

I quit being afraid when my first venture failed and the sky didn't fall down.~Allen Neuharth


Sky Fall Down

When I was about 3 months pregnant, I was running, looked down, and there was blood everywhere. I totally freaked out, but the doctor said everything was okay, except that I had to stop running.~Amy Locane


Doctor Blood Down

Down South, I never had to audition. They would call me up and give me a role.~Anita Morris


Me Down Up

The development agenda is not a straightforward one; it's a process with serious hurdles, but it's a path we've chosen to go down.~Augustin Matata Ponyo


Path Process Down

Deep down, I'm pretty superficial.~Ava Gardner


Deep Down Superficial

I also played with Jimi Hendrix. Jimi would come down and sit in with Retaliation and we would have a ball. He offered me the gig with him at 20 pounds a week, which at that point, was like 60 bucks.~Aynsley Dunbar


Week Me Down