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"It's America calling the shots in everything" - Mikhail Gorbachev

"If you have to tell someone they call the shots, they're not really calling the shots." - Lisa Kleypas

"Courage isn't the absence of fear, it's just deciding that fear isn't calling the shots anymore" - Bob Goff

"In Nine Inch Nails, I've been the guy calling the shots since inception. I'd gotten used to that." - Trent Reznor

"You want to know who's now running the U.S. Army, the U.S. Navy and the Marines and calling the shots where it counts? Fundamentalist Muslims and homosexual activists." - Bryan Fischer

"To call war the soil of courage and virtue is like calling debauchery the soil of love." - George Santayana

"A grandmother's special calling is to pray and to be a fellow worker in the battle in which her children or her grandchildren are engaged." - Elisabeth Elliot

"Robin Hood is often seen as the hands-on-hips, archetypal, tally-ho hero. But, realistically, the one calling the shots wouldn't be at the front shouting about it. He'd be the one you don't expect." - Jonas Armstrong

"The Latin American drug cartels have stretched their tentacles much deeper into our lives than most people believe. It's possible they are calling the shots at all levels of government." - William Colby

"Long shots almost always miss the mark." - Peter Lynch

"Good shooters take the shots; best shooters take most of the shots." - Don Meyer

"The best architects feel it to be their duty to make the path to the hole as free as possible from annoying difficulties for the less skillful golfers, while at the same time presenting to the scratch players a route calling for the best shots at their command." - Robert Hunter

"Especially on television, it's not so much a patriarchy; it always seems that there's a smart, strong woman calling the shots, and her doofus husband. In the sitcom world, it's almost a cliche that the women have the common sense, going back to 'The Honeymooners.'" - Jake Weber

"I think that overall, ultimately the impact of advertisers calling the shots is a more cloying, complacent culture. For example, it was just announced that Unilever is branding environmental content at The Guardian. How radical or pointed can that content be?" - Astra Taylor

"You can make sure your kids make their beds and hang up their clothes and put their dishes in the dishwasher when you're the one calling the shots. So, parenting alone, for me anyway, I think is almost easier, being single." - Jane Kaczmarek

"Corn is the hero of its own story, and though we humans played a crucial supporting role in its rise to world domination, it would be wrong to suggest we have been calling the shots, or acting always in our own best interests. Indeed, there is every reason to believe that corn has succeeded in domesticating us." - Michael Pollan

"I was there in Washington in the `90s. It was pretty bad then. It`s much worse now [in 2015]. And that vicious cycle is you`ve got again big corporations, executives, Wall Street, very wealthy individuals in both parties who are calling the shots." - Robert Reich

"The wild night is calling." - Van Morrison

"The mind messes up more shots than the body." - Tommy Bolt

"The first 10 000 shots are the worst." - Helmut Newton

"On the value of blind shots to golf course design." - Alister MacKenzie

"You have to make shots. That's the bottom line." - Pat Summitt

"I miss all the shots I don't take." - Wayne Gretzky

"I miss 100% of the shots I don't take." - Wayne Gretzky

"You're kind of numb after 50 shots to the head." - Jim Harbaugh

"There are six-million shots in the game of pool." - Albert Einstein

"I missed 100% of the shots I didn't take" - Wayne Gretzky

"Anamorphic doesn't really lend itself to the big shots." - Jaume Collet-Serra

"You miss 100 percent of the shots you never take." - Wayne Gretzky

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take." - Wayne Gretzky

"Golf is not about the quality of your good shots, it is about the quality of your bad shots." - Nick Faldo

"But now the shots began-not many, but one shot is a fusillade if there have been no shots before." - James Blish

"God has an extraordinary destiny in mind for you, as he does for all of us. God will never bring you an opportunity before you're ready to make the most of it, and the career world demands that you prove yourself. So, before you can lead, you have to serve. Service often has a negative connotation. We want to be the one at the top, calling the shots, making the decisions, and getting the glory." - DeVon Franklin

"Gore Vidal, Glenn Greenwald, Noam Chomsky, all these guys talk about how the United States became a national security state after World War II. I agree with that thesis. Essentially there's this bipartisan foreign policy elite who've been calling the shots for the last few decades and they're clearly still in control regardless of how clownish or absurd or stupid they demonstrate themselves to be. There's no shaking their orthodoxy." - Michael Hastings

"Labels are going to tie you down with a 360 deal, they take percentages of literally every endeavor you're tied to. It's a lot of stipulations and constraints placed on you. What makes it worse is that, in terms of distributing budgets, labels aren't even giving the same amount as they used to. It totally defeats the purpose. My advice would be to get it out there on your own first which will lead you to calling the shots." - Ashanti

"Anytime you have a Pat Riley running things, calling the shots, you are not going to question things because he has been through it. He knows what it is all about and what it takes to win. All we have to do on our end is play basketball because we know the right calls and the right decisions are going to be made up top." - Udonis Haslem

"The scholar's greatest weakness: calling procrastination research." - Stephen King

"I realized that whatever your path, whatever your calling, the most damaging thing you can do is let other voices define you and drown out your own. You've got to block them out and find that place deep inside you, shaken but still intact, and hold on to it." - Katie Couric

"You don't have to hit perfect shots all the time here. The variety of shots you get to play, the shots you sometimes have to hit along the ground, it's just a lot of fun to me." - David Duval

"Golf is the crack of sports. If you hit five good shots, you know you can hit six good shots. The next time you hit six good shots, you know you can hit seven." - Alice Cooper

"You never make any of the shots you never take. 87% of the ones you do take, you'll miss too. I make 110% of my shots." - Larry Bird

"Basketball is a game of sacrificing yourself for the next guy, being a team that takes good shots, and taking the right shots" - David Blatt

"For those aspiring to make a living from travel photography, it's a sad fact that the boring shots are the shots that are going to make you money." - Martin Parr

"I got rabies shots for biting the head off a bat but that's OK - the bat had to get Ozzy shots." - Ozzy Osbourne

"My team calls all the shots out of the ring, I call them in the ring." - Floyd Mayweather Jr

"Calling EMACS an editor is like calling the Earth a hunk of dirt." - Chris DiBona

"Calling all citizens all over the world, this is Captain America calling." - Ray Davies

"The medical professionals are a lot more comfortable calling it 'depression' than calling it 'loneliness." - Patch Adams

"For the maintenance of peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks which forerun cannon-shots." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Those who call the shots are never in the line of fire." - Ani Difranco

"The return is one of the hardest shots to make when you come back from injury." - Lindsay Davenport

"People want to hear the gossip. They don't want to hear about the shots." - Jamie Kennedy

"Many shots are spoiled at the last instant by efforts to add a few more yards." - Bobby Jones

"I believe that good defense embodies seven cardinal principle: reduce the number of your opponent's shots; force your opponent into low percentage shots; control everything within 18 feet; eliminate second shots; no easy baskets; point the ball on all long shots; and prevent the ball from going into the pivot man." - Adolph Rupp

"The only shots you can be sure of are those you've had already." - Byron Nelson

"What a shame to waste those great shots on the practice tee." - Walter Hagen

"Believe it or not, when I get in contention I can still hit the shots," - Padraig Harrington

"I've seen enough crazy shots to know they happen in the best of families." - Lee Trevino

"You miss 100% of the shots you don't take. -Wayne Gretzky" - Michael Scott

"I hold the ratchet unorthodox. Pernell Whittaker, I'm duckin' all sorts of shots" - Vinnie Paz

"That's a girl's life for the rest of her days- somewhere between a lollipop and shots." - Christy Turlington

"Making shots counts, but not as much as the people who make them." - Mike Krzyzewski

"I'm sticking with the Heinekens, but doing a few shots here and there." - Jeff Hanneman

"Power is what calls the shots, and power is a white male game." - Ann Richards

"Sometimes the shots serve as homages to other movies and other directors, like Hitchcock." - Vilmos Zsigmond

"How many shots does it take before the concept ay choice becomes obsolete?" - Irvine Welsh

"In this world, I call the shots and I think I know best." - Mariah Carey

"The secret of golf is to turn three shots into two." - Bobby Jones

"It's never easy playing 36 holes when you are concentrating so much for all the shots." - Lydia Ko

"The real success in golf lies in turning three shots into two." - Bobby Locke

"For me, certain shots or scenes are keys in the movie." - Sam Mendes

"But I always had the ability to say no. That's how I called my own shots." - Sidney Poitier

"If you're in the public eye, people are going to take shots at you." - Blake Shelton

"If they want peace, nations should avoid the pin-pricks that precede cannon shots." - Napoleon Bonaparte

"Germany calling! Germany Calling!" - William Joyce

"Patriotism threatens free speech with death. It is infuriated by thoughtful hesitation, constructive criticism of our leaders and pleas for peace. It despises people of foreign birth. It has specifically blamed homosexuals, feminists and the American Civil Liberties Union. In other words, the American flag stands for intimidation, censorship, violence, bigotry, sexism, homophobia and shoving the Constitution through a paper shredder. Whom are we calling terrorists here?" - Barbara Kingsolver

"Gore Vidal, Glenn Greenwald, Noam Chomsky, talk about how the U.S. became a national security state after World War II. Essentially there's this bipartisan foreign policy elite who've been calling the shots for the last few decades and they're clearly still in control regardless of how clownish or absurd they demonstrate themselves to be. There's no shaking their orthodoxy. To me it was the most depressing thing, these full-scale military interventions firsthand for a number of years, seeing how quickly we can get involved in another war with very little debate." - Michael Hastings

"It's all about control. Control is illusory. No matter what university you go to, no matter what degree you hold, if your goal is to become master of your own destiny, you have more to learn. Parkinson's is a perfect metaphor for lack of control. Every unwanted movement in my hand or arm, every twitch that I cannot anticipate or arrest, is a reminder that even in the domain of my own being, I am not calling the shots. I tried to exert control by drinking myself to a place of indifference, which just exacerbated the sense of miserable hopelessness." - Michael J Fox

"It's all about control. Control is illusory. No matter what university you go to, no matter what degree you hold, if your goal is to become master of your own destiny, you have more to learn. Parkinson's is a perfect metaphor for lack of control. Every unwanted movement in my hand or arm, every twitch that I cannot anticipate or arrest, is a reminder that even in the domain of my own being, I am not calling the shots. I tried to exert control by drinking myself to a place of indifference, which just exacerbated the sense of miserable hopelessness." - Michael J Fox

"Innovation is the calling card of the future." - Anna Eshoo

"You never know when the devil might come calling." - Farley Mowat

"Every teacher should realize the dignity of his calling." - John Dewey

"Amigo! Amigo!" (Calling out to the ITALLIAN Prime minister....)" - George W Bush

"The crows seemed to be calling his name, thought Caw." - Jack Handey

"The world is calling, it's now or neverland." - Jonathan Larson

"Cusha! Cusha! Cusha!' calling Ere the early dews were falling." - Jean Ingelow

"Only the individual knows to what God is calling him." - Joseph Girzone

"I was the one who was always calling people." - Nancy Reagan

"The mountains are calling and I must go." - John Muir

"Cynicism is the calling card of unhappy people." - Iimani David

"The thundering waves are calling me home to you The pounding sea is calling me home to you" - Loreena McKennitt

"My favorite shots are the practice swing and the conceded putt. The rest can never be mastered." - George Robertson, Baron Robertson of Port Ellen

"I love the dynamic contrast between the spontaneous shots and the more formal, pro-rock-star photos." - Bruce Pavitt

"The shots that hit me are the last nails to the coffin of british rule in India." - Lala Lajpat Rai

"The physician's highest calling, his only calling, is to make sick people healthy - to heal, as it is termed." - Samuel Hahnemann

"Golf is the closest game to the game we call life. You get bad breaks from good shots; you get good breaks from bad shots - but you have to play the ball where it lies." - Bobby Jones

"If I needed advice from my caddie, he'd be hitting the shots and I'd be carrying the bag." - Bobby Jones

"I was just letting the shots fly. You know, I don't leave any bullets in the chamber." - Kobe Bryant

"What we're trying to do is find two or more shots the juxtaposition of which will give us the idea." - David Mamet

"A driving range is the place where golfers go to get all the good shots out of their system." - Henry Beard

"I get what I desire, it's my empire And yes I call the shots, I am the umpire" - Nicki Minaj

"For the first time I heard shots fired in anger, heard bullets strike flesh or whistle through the air." - Winston Churchill

"You're so very good at that. The temper, the scowl. You must drink shots of testosterone in your morning coffee." - Rob Thurman

"I am in control. What athlete you know doesn't call the shots? I have the final say." - Vince Young

"We also shot at a location that was an Aboriginal sacred ground for the shots coming up the cliff." - Christopher Atkins

"Our centers spread the floor, shoot the three and block shots. We can play pick and pop." - Steve Nash

"It was more of me rushing my shots than anything. Thats the biggest thing for me. I was making good moves, but at the end of my moves, I was rushing all my shots. I learned a lesson." - Dwight Howard

"Now, I just made an animated movie a few years ago, 'The Tale of Desperaux', and that had twelve hundred shots in it. Twelve hundred CG shots is a pretty big plan." - Gary Ross

"Now, I just made an animated movie a few years ago, 'The Tale of Desperaux' , and that had twelve hundred shots in it. Twelve hundred CG shots is a pretty big plan." - Gary Ross

"If I made a musical in the beginning of my career, it would have been crane shots and tracking shots and people coming out of cakes and whatever, but these techniques are something that I've left behind me." - Lars Von Trier

"Losers have tons of variety. Champions just take pride in learning to hit the same old boring winning shots." - Vic Braden

"Shots came, I don't know where they was sent from. Probably some bad hoes I'm bouta take the hint from" - Drake

"Over the years, I've had hundreds of shots blocked. You've got to go in and take chances." - John Havlicek

"Lion chasers are humble enough to let God call the shots and brave enough to follow where He leads." - Mark Batterson

"Take risks that could result in Greatness! Wayne Gretsky said, "You miss 100% of the shots you never take."" - Robert Cheeke

"She [Serena Williams] played some great shots, but so did I, and that was the only difference." - Jennifer Capriati

"I was paying attention to where Steven Soderbergh had the camera and his shots. I was blown away." - Katie Holmes

"I told him, Give up the dough, before you get smoked- Oh you broke? ( *shots* ) now you're dead broke." - Big L

"Hey son, don't look so glum. The goddam movie'd be awright if only had a few more shots of Robbie!" - Ronnie Hawkins

"I don't like reverse-angle shots - I find them very fake and very untruthful to the viewer." - Abbas Kiarostami

"I want to try out for Playmate actually. I talked to one of the photographers about doing test shots." - Trishelle Cannatella

"We just couldn't hit shots. We had good looks but they weren't falling and we kept turning the ball over." - Luol Deng

"I did everything pretty cliche as an actor in New York. I read the trades, I sent out 'head shots.'" - Nicole Ari Parker

"Seven shots ring out like the ocean's pounding roar, there's seven people dead on a South Dakota farm." - Bob Dylan

"Basketball is a team game. But that doesn't mean all five players should have the same amount of shots." - Dean Smith

"I've always believed no matter how many shots I miss, I'm going to make the next one." - Isaiah Thomas

"There is no formula for generating the authentic warmth of love. It cannot be copied. You cannot talk yourself into it or rouse it by straining at the emotions or by dedicating yourself solemnly to the service ofmankind. Everyone has love, but it can only come out when he is convinced of the impossibility and the frustration of trying to love himself. This conviction will not come through condemnations, through hatingoneself, through calling self love bad names in the universe. It comes only in the awareness that one has no self to love." - Alan Watts

"I build confidence when I practice a variety of shots - hitting it high or low, working the ball. A lot of golfers go to the range and just hit full shots. That doesn't build on-course confidence, because you won't always hit full shots out there. My confidence is built on knowing I can effectively work the ball in any circumstance." - JoAnne Carner

"Success: Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting." - Christopher Morley

"Big shots are only little shots who keep shooting." - Christopher Morley

"They really are bad shots." - Charles De Gaulle

"The missionary calling has sometimes been interpreted as a calling to stem this fearful cataract of souls going to eternal perdition. But I do not find this in the center of the New Testament representation of the missionary calling." - Lesslie Newbigin

"When God calls you to something, He is not always calling you to succeed, He's calling you to obey! The success of the calling is up to Him;the obedience is up to you." - David Wilkerson

"When God calls you to something, He is not always calling you to succeed, He's calling you to obey! The success of the calling is up to Him;the obedience is up to you." - David Wilkerson

"The singular mission of the working woman is to fuse her feminine calling with her vocational calling and, by means of that fusion, to give a feminine quality to her vocational calling." - Edith Stein

"The song and the drumming were like this: Behold, a sacred voice is calling you; All over the sky a sacred voice is calling." - Black Elk

"God is not calling us to go to church; he is calling us to be his church, the hope of the world." - Craig Groeschel

"I understood that the man I was calling for could never ever come back. Because I understood that the man that I was calling for was dead." - Anne Lamott

"Part of understanding the creative urge is understanding that it's primal. Wanting to change the world is not a noble calling, it's a primal calling." - Hugh Macleod

"People with the strongest and healthiest sense of calling are not obsessed with their calling. They are preoccupied with the Caller." - John Ortberg

"I love the whole futuristic landscape of dark, rainy neon, the mix of Eastern and Western cultures and the beautiful shots of the flying cars." - Reggie Watts

"Technology alone isn't enough. To really get the money shots, it's down to being in the right place at the right time." - Karen Bass

"How should we Democrats select the next presidential nominee? Smoke filled rooms? Brokered convention? National primary? Personally, I prefer jump shots from the top of the key." - Bill Bradley

"Don't let the bad shots get to you. Don't let yourself become angry. The true scramblers are thick-skinned. And they always beat the whiners." - Paul Runyan

"I love those films where I feel the director's confidence - where he doesn't need to overdo it with the shots and the cuts." - Jean-Marc Vallee

"Take the brown eyes of my father, those gun shots, those mean muds. Bury them. Take the blue eyes of my mother, naked as the sea...." - Anne Sexton

"What is the best thing you can do in a close game? Drive to the basket and put pressure on the defense! Not jack up jump shots" - Bobby Knight

"Most lay-ups and two foot jump shots around the goal are missed by not putting the ball up high enough on the backboard" - Rick Majerus

"On the lower budget pictures, you go overtime more, you're sort of scrambling for the shots and cobbling together more ideas at the end." - David Hayter

"Tennis is more than just shots. It's about being clutch and beating the people on the other side of the net." - Jim Courier



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