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"going back and forth, back and forth, getting nowhere" - Gary Soto

"Victory passes back and forth between men." - Homer

"One can always debate questions back and forth." - Robert Bourassa

"I've been lucky enough to go back and forth." - Donal Logue

"While public opinion might sway back and forth, right and wrong do not." - Andy Andrews

"I go back and forth between wanting to be abundantly simple and maddeningly complex." - John Baldessari

"I flew back and forth and did episodes of Roseanne while I was at Yale." - Sara Gilbert

"I have no problem at all going back and forth between cable and network." - Shawn Ryan

"Before I ever put anything on paper, Jerry and I would talk back and forth." - Joe Shuster

"My dad is Irish. I spent my childhood going back and forth between Ireland and America." - Olivia Wilde

"Once a relationship is done, it's done. You can't do that back and forth thing." - Taylor Swift

"I've never found that it jars to go back and forth." - Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

"You've got to stop going back and forth. You've got to make up your mind." - Michael Angarano

"I know I personally get a little rusty when I've jumped back and forth." - Hayden Panettiere

"They talked aimlessly back and forth, each speaking for the other." - F Scott Fitzgerald

"You know, happiness isn't a permanent state. Neither is unhappiness. There's a flow, back and forth" - Carole L. Glickfeld

"Like a ball bated back and forth, a human being is batted by two forces within." - Yogabindu Upanishad

"I want the kind of career where I can move back and forth." - Nathan Lane

"I love to swim for miles; I could just go back and forth." - Jill Clayburgh

"Genres aren't closed boxes. Stuff flows back and forth across the borders all the time." - Margaret Atwood

"I've never found that it jars to go back and forth." - Mary Elizabeth Mastranton

"The ant world is a tumult, a noisy world of pheromones being passed back and forth." - E O Wilson

"Cinema is all about going back from shadow to light and back and forth: cinema is a place of transgression." - Bruno Dumont

"The state of love is this constant flux back and forth between who's saving and who's rescuing, who's wanting and not wanting, who's needing and who isn't. It's always going back and forth between two people who are actually attached." - Jane Alison

"Going back and forth between the press and something like The Crucible must be really crazy and intense." - Jodie Foster

"Time passes and the pain begins to roll in and out as though it's a woman standing at an ironing board, passing the iron back and forth, back and forth across a white tablecloth." - Audrey Niffenegger

"Time passes and the pain begins to roll in and out as though it's a woman standing at an ironing board, passing the iron back and forth, back and forth across a white tablecloth." - Audrey Niffenegger

"After a week of back and forth, and forth and back over firearms, it's good to see a consensus developing on this common-sense amendment to keep handguns away from children." - Herb Kohl

"Things seemed to go back and forth between reality and imagination-except that it was all reality." - Gary Paulsen

"Going back and forth between wanting to be respected artistically and wanting to move people is its own challenge." - Danger Mouse

"In a certain way, we're always toggling back and forth between the absolute and the relative, if that makes sense." - George Saunders

"That's the one issue can't discuss.You can discuss abortion back and forth, discuss gun control back and forth. But you can't have a dissenting opinion in America (politics) on Israel." - David Duke

"He knows what I'm thinking. Always. We're connected. The atoms between us ferry messages back and forth." - Karen Marie Moning

"If you wish to know the road up the mountain, ask the man who goes back and forth on it." - Zenrin

"At these crossover points, there are a lot of beings, nonphysical beings that cross over back and forth constantly." - Frederick Lenz

"I'm trying to protect you. From myself. I don't do..." he swung a finger back and forth between us"...this." - Tammara Webber

"Marriage is not one point of view: it's a constant back and forth over different perspectives - a healthy marriage, anyway." - Stephen Marche

"[Kyle Chandler]definitely helped me out a lot, stepped up my game. Just like the volleying back and forth." - Michael B Jordan

"I don't want to get into some sort of back-and-forth on insults because that just drags everybody down." - Hillary Clinton

"I like working in all different mediums so I'm truly lucky to be able to flip back and forth." - Matt Squire

"Mind not my words - Let the play be the thing. I'll get back forth and touch myself anon." - Robin Williams

"My wife's family lives up in South Carolina, so we go back and forth quite a bit up there." - Jon Lester

"Listening to it was like having a mud-slimed piece of silk drawn lightly back and forth across her face." - Stephen King

"My tides were fluctuating, too - back and forth, back and forth - sometimes so fast they seemed to be spinning. They call this 'rapid cycling.' It's a marvel that a person can appear to be standing still when the mood tides are sloshing back and forth, sometimes sweeping in both directions at once. They call that a 'mixed state.'" - Jane Pauley

"Ah, art! Ah, life! The pendulum swinging back and forth, from complex to simple, again to complex. From romantic to realistic, back to romantic." - Ray Bradbury

"I started going back and forth, New York, London, New York, London. I wasn't looking back at all. I was doing tons of jobs. Working, working, working, working." - Kate Moss

"Russia and China, when they were communist-like adversaries, they didn't participate. They're participating now in the world with us. They're trading monetary instruments. We're buying and selling goods back and forth, trading oil and so forth." - Wesley Clark

"And Caesar shall go forth." - William Shakespeare

"It's give-and-take and back-and-forth, that constantly allows you to grow as an artist and as a human being." - Hilary Swank

"I wanted to rock back and forth between myth and distant futures, yesterday, today, and tomorrow. It felt a bit like prophecy and a bit like storytelling." - George Murray

"I enjoy going back and forth between plays and novels. It`s like having a wife and a mistress. Books are the wife; plays, the mistress." - Stephen King

"There is a thin line between genius and insanity, and in Larry's (MacPhail) case it was sometimes so thin you could see him drifting back and forth." - Leo Durocher

"I have a piano and a guitar, and I tend to switch back and forth between those two instruments to help me get inspired." - Sean Lennon

"In my work, I construct texts and images. Between those two points the blur occurs. Each is altered by the other again and again, back and forth." - Taryn Simon

"In this world, there are two times. There is mechanical time and there is body time. The first is as rigid and metallic as a massive pendulum of iron that swings back and forth, back and forth, back and forth. The second squirms and wriggles like a bluefish in a bay. The first is unyielding, predetermined. The second makes up its mind as it goes along." - Alan Lightman

"CS: I always say there's a tribal element in a rock concert. There's a real back-and-forth thing that goes on between the audience and the performers." - Chris Stein

"What looks like multitasking is really switching back and forth between multiple tasks, which reduces productivity and increases mistakes by up to 50 percent." - Susan Cain

"I'm extremely organized. The more things I have to work on and can bounce back and forth between, the more energized I am." - Tom Ford

"Children do live in fantasy and reality; they move back and forth very easily in a way we no longer remember how to do." - Maurice Sendak

"The journey is not linear, it is always back and forth, denying the calendar, the wrinkles and lines of the body." - Jeanette Winterson

"In an ideal world for me, I would like to go back and forth [between film and theater]. I kind of want to do it all" - Aaron Tveit

"What's going on?" Newt asked, looking back and forth between Thomas and Aris. "Why're you guys looking at each other like you just fell in love?" - James Dashner

"Arnold Schwarzenegger got into a huge debate with Arianna Huffington about immigration - going back and forth - finally immigration came in and hauled them both away." - David Letterman

"Theology moves back and forth between two poles, the eternal truth of its foundations and the temporal situation in which the eternal truth must be received." - Paul Tillich

"Characterization requires a constant back-and-forth between the exterior events of the story and the inner life of the character." - David Corbett

"Isn't it funny how one minute life can be such a struggle, and the next minute you're just driving real fast, swerving back and forth across the road?" - Jack Handey

"I love Australia. My dream would be to have a place to live there and be able to commute back and forth" - Sarah Michelle Gellar

"Americans make money by playing `money games,' namely mergers, acquisitions, by simply moving money back and forth ... instead of creating and producing goods with some actual value." - Akio Morita

"The pendulum of mathematics swings back and forth towards abstraction and away from it with a timing that remains to be estimated." - Gian-Carlo Rota

"I'm always going back and forth between wanting to do stuff that's abstract and stuff that's just telling everybody to listen." - Jenny Hval

"Physics has found no straight lines. Instead, the physical universe consists of only waves undulating back and forth allowing for corrections and balance." - R Buckminster Fuller

"It's been really exciting to work on a collaborative, creative team where we got to bounce ideas back and forth and figure out the best one." - Anita Sarkeesian

"It's not that I don't enjoy other people, but what I find with writers is this back and forth. And also, there's no need to talk about work." - Chang-Rae Lee

"When I was a young child my folks would ask me why I was rocking back and forth and I'd answer "cause of the music in my head!"" - Geoff Zanelli

"Life is a constant back-and-forth. We take a breath in and then we breathe out. The same is true for the culture as a whole." - Marianne Williamson

"Some people tap their feet, some people snap their fingers, and some people sway back and forth. I just sorta do 'em all together, I guess." - Elvis Presley

"... i didn't fall in love of course it's never up to you but she was walking back and forth and i was passing through" - Leonard Cohen

"I love going back and forth from drama to comedy. I love switching it around and showing people that I can do both." - Kaitlyn

"I think music is a powerful medium because it co-inspires. It inspires the artist who then inspires the listener, and it's a back-and-forth process." - Serj Tankian

"For years I drove cross-country, back and forth a dozen times, sometimes on book tour, sometimes just to get lost and found." - Jami Attenberg

"I love going back and forth from drama to comedy. I love switching it around and showing people that I can do both." - Kaitlyn Dever

"I love Australia. My dream would be to have a place to live there and be able to commute back and forth." - Sarah Michelle Gellar

"I've always gone back and forth between acting and music, but for music I'm not trying to be a pop star - I just like to do it." - Bryan Greenberg

"The knowledge of the realm of death makes it possible for the shaman to move freely back and forth and mediate these journeys for other people." - Stanislav Grof

"As an actor, you get to sort of bounce back and forth in terms of the age range you play and the life experience that your characters have." - Jonathan Keltz

"I'd like to see something done about the long putters and belly putters. But I go back and forth on that. I've actually worked with a belly putter." - Matt Kuchar

"Basically I started to jot notes, lots of faxes back and forth to my writer, we faxed ideas throughout the whole first draft, and started all over again." - Bruce Boxleitner

"My whole career, I've tried to bounce back and forth between everything, and not get typed out. I've done a pretty good job of not getting typed." - Stephen Root

"A reprisal of this magnitude... has never been carried out before. I paced back and forth in my room perplexed and completely depressed, feeling helpless." - Moshe Sharett

"I watch Jay. I watch 'Letterman'. I flip back and forth between 'Conan' and 'Letterman', especially the top of the show for those guys." - Wanda Sykes

"I think that every piece has its challenges. I love going back and forth between one and the other. I'll always pick a comedy over a drama." - Sigourney Weaver

"I, of course, wanted to do something with Drew Barrymore. Please. So we were reading scripts back and forth and then we found this script, Fever Pitch." - Jimmy Fallon

"I get work because I'm primarily a novelist but I've become script doctor. I can work back and forth between French and English." - Norman Spinrad

"Life is a series of pulls back and forth. You want to do one thing, but you are bound to do something else." - Mitch Albom

"I don't read like other people do - back and forth, across the page. I tend to scan a page at a time." - Jackie French

"Loneliness is the prison of the human spirit. When we are lonely, we pace back and forth in small, shut-in worlds." - John Powell

"I looked back and forth at them in amazement. I didn't know if I was witnessing a fight or foreplay. I wasn't thrilled about either option." - Richelle Mead

"I think art, if it's meaningful at all, is a conversation with other artists. You say something, they say something, you move back and forth." - John Baldessari

"I think theres a little bit of sizzling here. Honestly, I can feel it. The ions are flying back and forth." - Regis Philbin

"Say stop, whenever you want to stop. Understand?" I nodded. "Do you want to stop now?" My head moved back and forth to the pillow. "Thank God." - Tammara Webber

"Walking back and forth also helps by creating the illusion that you are thinking of the routines on the spot, giving your performance a more spontaneous feeling." - Franklyn Ajaye

"It was great to essentially have two protagonists where you're sympathies could go back and forth between the two of them, throughout the season." - Tony Goldwyn

"American politics is always somewhat fluid. In this age of social media, it means that voters can swing back and forth." - Barack Obama

"At Microsoft, they all rock back and forth like Gates, they wear the same glasses, they have the same hair style. Maybe they grow them in tanks." - Marc Andreessen

"If I became just a brain in a jar - as long as I can communicate back and forth with people, that would be okay with me." - Atul Gawande

"It's hard to tell whether the ship or airplane - they're all the same, I'm convinced - is male or female; it may shift back and forth." - John Hawkes

"Relationships are like a dance, with visible energy racing back and forth between partners. Some relationships are the slow, dark dance of death." - Colette Dowling

"most people come to know only one corner of their room, one spot near the window, one narrow strip on which they keep walking back and forth." - Rainer Maria Rilke

"It's hard to tell whether the ship or airplane - they're all the same, I'm convinced - is male or female; it may shift back and forth." - John C Hawkes

"Honestly, as you can imagine, it really isn't all that fun directing yourself, running back and forth to the monitors to see if you're terrible or not." - George Clooney

"I have always been an obsessive reader - I remember going back and forth to the local library with stacks of books taller than I was." - Lisa Kleypas

"Everyone knows that there are some odors that send you directly back to memories of your childhood - odors from Christmas time and so forth." - Maybritt Moser

"I think there's a little bit of sizzling here. Honestly, I can feel it. The ions are flying back and forth." - Regis Philbin

"The prices are ridiculous... I don't see how people can go back and forth to work or to school. How can we afford the gas?" - Dorothy Thompson

"I met Jeb Bush in 1971 in my hometown in Mexico. We dated for three years back and forth. Then, after three years, he proposed to me." - Columba Bush

"Before doing my first open mic, I was sitting in the back watching all these comedians banter back and forth and fire jokes and up each other, and I thought, 'This is where I wanna be.'" - Patton Oswalt

"Well, I think when we can turn to the person sitting next to us and really see them with kindness and see ourselves reflected back - when there's some dignity and compassion traveling back and forth." - Sharon Stone

"I was walking around with the babies so much that when I got to the Sidney Lumet picture, I would be on set in between takes and I'd be rocking back and forth. Just standing like this rocking back and forth, and Sidney would say, Why are you walking like that in between takes?" - Vin Diesel

"Sahaja samadhi means that you have just gone back and forth so many times that there is no back and forth. All you see is enlightenment in this world and the other side. There is no other side anymore. It means that you are wakeful." - Frederick Lenz

"I am not going to change just to promote a fight. My stance is to not go back-and-forth and I am not fighting Freddie [Roach]. That's not the man I have to box with so I am not going to go back-and-forth firing darts at each other." - Chris Algieri

"I think I was always informally thinking about choice from when I was a very young child because I was born to Sikh immigrant parents, so I was constantly going back and forth between a Sikh household and an American outside world, so I was going back and forth between a very traditional Sikh home in which you had to follow the Five K's." - Sheena Iyengar

"I sit back on my bed cross-legged and find myself rubbing the smooth iridescent surface of the pearl back and forth against my lips. For some reason, it's soothing. A cool kiss" - Suzanne Collins

"I sit back on my bed cross-legged and find myself rubbing the smooth iridescent surface of the pearl back and forth against my lips. For some reason, it's soothing. A cool kiss" - Suzanne Collins

"Actually, the only memory I have of being a Cub Scout was trying to get my hat back. That was all I did. Run back and forth at my bus stop going "Quit it."" - Jerry Seinfeld

"I don't want to use quotation marks anymore, I've gone back and forth with them. In Ghosts, I didn't use them, for instance, all the way back in the early eighties." - Paul Auster

"The breezes at dawn have secrets to tell you Don't go back to sleep! You must ask for what you really want. Don't go back to sleep! People are going back and forth across the doorsill where the two worlds touch, The door is round and open Don't go back to sleep!" - Rumi

"Ryan Reynolds and I can be doing a scene facing the camera and somehow our back and forth and our rhythm, we know when to stop and when to volley, when to make the sound. It's like music." - Sandra Bullock

"Every morn brought forth a noble chance, and every chance brought forth a noble knight." - Winston Churchill

"There is nothing for you to go back and live over, or fix, or feel regret about now. Every part of your life has unfolded just right. And so - now - knowing all that you know from where you now stand, now what do you want? The answers are now coming forth to you. Go forth in joy, and get on with it." - Esther Hicks

"I've come to learn that the choices I labor over and go back and forth about and ask a million people for their opinions and make lists about those are always the wrong choices." - Michelle Williams

"I enjoy what people at the concert give me and I can't do it without them, so it's really an exchange of energy that snowballs back and forth and becomes something that's very satisfying and very magical." - Lenny Kravitz

"I have worked alone and with a cast and enjoy the process both ways. There is more back-and-forth with a full cast, and you can feed off the other actors performance." - Frank Welker

"All lives are tales. Some spread, and grow in the telling. Others are just told between us and the gods, muttered back and forth behind our days, but those tales grow too and shake us just as fierce." - Mark Lawrence

"One of my favorites is "Time and Again" by Jack Finney. It takes place in Manhattan and goes back and forth between 1882 and the 1950s. It's really a cult book." - Alice Hoffman

"It's very much a back and forth conversation between the fans and the writers, between the writers and the powers that be. Their opinions, especially when expressed online or via correspondence, are important and are taken into consideration." - Wentworth Miller

"I have worked alone and with a cast and enjoy the process both ways. There is more back-and-forth with a full cast, and you can feed off the other actors' performance." - Frank Welker

"I've come to learn that the choices I labor over and go back and forth about and ask a million people for their opinions and make lists about... those are always the wrong choices." - Michelle Williams

"Going back and forth between Western Arabic and African countries clearly created the various musical backgrounds I could have and obviously influenced my professional attitude, my way of approaching both music composition and singing, particularly phrasing." - Rokia Traore

"Most writers I know move back and forth between the rational and the intuitive, though there are some who approach writing very rationally, and others who claim not to think their work through." - Peter Turchi

"In every question and every remark tossed back and forth between lovers who have not played out the last fugue, there is one question and it is this: 'Is there someone new?" - Edna O'Brien

"I never had the exposure to techniques and so forth that children have today with art workshops, but I always had crayons and pencils and still have work going right back to when I was five or six years old" - Robert Indiana

"Looking at the past is like lolling in a rocking chair. It is so relaxing and you can rock back and forth on the porch, and never go forward." - Martha Graham

"Chance. It weaves through our lives like a golden thread, sometimes knotting, tangling, and breaking along the way. Loose threads are left hanging, but the in and out, the back and forth continues, the weaving goes on. It doesn't stop." - Mary E. Pearson

"There," she said. She rocked him back and forth. "There, you foolish, beautiful boy who wants to change the world. There, there. And who could keep from loving you? Who could keep from loving a boy so brave and true?" - Kate Dicamillo

"Begin with art, because art tries to take us outside ourselves. It is a matter of trying to create an atmosphere and context so conversation can flow back and forth and we can be influenced by each other." - W E B Du Bois

"Work is, after all, not a busy running back and forth in established grooves, though that is the essence of our modern business and academic life, but the supreme energy and disciplined curiosity required to cut new grooves." - Hugh Nibley

"In every question and every remark tossed back and forth between lovers who have not played out the last fugue, there is one question and it is this: Is there someone new?" - Edna O'Brien

"It's easy to sit there and say you'd like to have more money. And I guess that's what I like about it. It's easy. Just sitting there, rocking back and forth, wanting that money." - Jack Handey

"Since the days of Peter the Great, Russians have been maybe Europeans who didn't share in the enlightenment and the reformation, or are they Mongol Asians with the European veneer. And they've gone back and forth." - Brent Scowcroft

"Until presence becomes your predominant state, you may find yourself moving back and forth for a while between the old consciousness and the new, between mind identification and presence." - Eckhart Tolle



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