It's probably why I'm a short story writer. I tend to remember things in the past in narrative form, in story form, and I grew up around people who told stories all the time.

By : Tobias Wolff 0 Likes          


I have always been a firm believer in participation so there were no cuts. We practiced three times a week but if a student had an academic conflict, academics took priority.

By : Tony Brown

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The best books of our times have included the three mature volumes of Philip Larkin. They're very short books of poems, and very carefully arranged.

By : Robert Morgan

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I was bartending for a long time and going on auditions and was constantly being rebuffed.

By : Mark Ruffalo

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By the time Apple's Macintosh operating system finally falls into the public domain, there will be no machine that could possibly run it. The term of copyright for software is effectively unlimited.

By : Lawrence Lessig

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Immortality Device has been tested and researched by medical researchers all over the world from time to time. They email me and told me what they found. I post their results sometimes on my site.

By : Alex Chiu

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House Democrats have tried to increase port security funding on this House floor four times over the last 4 years, and House Republicans have defeated our efforts every single time.

By : Dennis Cardoza

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On the speech day, the production designer, who has a lot of say in things, and sometimes I didn't agree with him but I had to do what I was told, wanted the speech day to be all in neutral colours for the women, which was a good thing.

By : Julie Harris

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Oh, I did stop smoking a long time ago.

By : Mario Lemieux

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Our job as writers and thinkers in the time is how to bring about the occasions that let people have that first-person experience - or the metaphoric experience that allows them to see human continuity as opposed to total threat, total willingness to do violence.

By : Stanley Crouch

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I was playing violin for a long time, about 6 years. It takes a while. You need very patient people in your house when you have a violin.

By : Kevin Eubanks

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American-style iced tea is the perfect drink for a hot, sunny day. It's never really caught on in the UK, probably because the last time we had a hot, sunny day was back in 1957.

By : Tom Holt

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The time I had waited probably made the difference between success and failure.

By : Anna Neagle

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