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"If you're handing out flashlights in the dark, start handing out stars." - Andrea Gibson

"If you're handing out flashlights in the dark, start handing out stars." - Andrea Gibson

"If you're handing out flashlights in the dark, start handing out stars." - Andrea Gibson

"It was as if Snape had started handing out sweets." - J K Rowling

"It's true that in chess as in politics, fund-raising and glad-handing matter." - Garry Kasparov

"I traveled the globe as always, handing souls to the conveyor belt of eternity." - Markus Zusak

"Laziness in prayer is like handing the devil a key to your house." - Mark Hart

"Tantra is the left-handing path, meaning it is the road less taken." - Frederick Lenz

"Why lock yourself in your own cage when someone is handing you a key?" - Gregory Maguire

"Individualism is going around these days in uniform, handing out the party line on individualism." - Wendell Berry

"I'm against reparations. At this point, blacks should just be handing money to themselves." - Ann Coulter

"It looks like President Bush will be handing over power to the Iraqis by June 30th. That's amazing and not only that, but it looks like he'll be handing over power to the Democrats by November 2nd." - David Letterman

"In handing over the Government of India to these so-called political classes, we are handing over to men of straw, of whom, in a few years, no trace will remain." - Winston Churchill

"If God didn't want you to be a dreamer, He wouldn't go around handing out dreams! That's a clue!" - Mark Gorman

"Charging a man with murder in this place was like handing out speeding tickets at the Indy 500." - John Milius

"There is nothing that politicians like better than handing out benefits to be paid for by someone else." - Thomas Sowell

"Librarians save lives by handing the right book at the right time to a kid in need." - Judy Blume

"handing his paycheck over to Susan to control, he began giving himself an allowance to spend how he" - Robert A. Glover

"You can't close your eyes to the lies perpetrated by dangerous fools / 'cos they're handing out rules" - Kim Wilde

"Watching your daughter being collected by her date feels like handing over a million dollar Stradivarius to a gorilla." - Jim Bishop

"Everything about starting out in comedy is pride-swallowing, from handing out fliers to bombing in front of audiences." - Mike Birbiglia

"When you have children, you realize that at the end, it's all about passing on, about handing down." - Andy Serkis

"The perfect expression of receiving a lifetime award is to be working when they're handing it out." - Harold Prince

"You do get fond of your characters. Handing them on is like giving a child to a nanny." - Julian Fellowes

"You can't go around the theatres handing out cards saying, 'It isn't my fault'. You go onto the next one." - Preston Sturges

"But instead of standing up for reason, our government is handing education over to the world of faith." - Polly Toynbee

"I want affection and tenderness desperately, but there's something in me that prevents me from handing it out." - Ethel Waters

"The first step to finding a God-written love story is handing the pen to the true Author of romance." - Leslie Ludy

"I hate handing over money to people for doing what I could just as easily do myself, it makes me nervous." - Sylvia Plath

"The higher the joy is not the light, it's the reflection. The greater pleasure is not climbing up; it's handing down" - Bruce Feiler

"The Queen has been guillotined, accused of crimes beyond imagining. Last night she appeared to me in a dream, handing me her head." - Sandra Gulland

"All I did was sit on the riverbank handing out river water. After I'm gone, I trust you will notice the river." - Anthony De Mello

"...the consciousness of being at war, and therefore in danger, makes the handing-over of all power to a small caste seem the natural, unavoidable condition of survival." - George Orwell

"Oh my lovely princess,"Raoden whispered. "You probably mean well, but handing these people food is the worst thing you could do to them." -Brandon Sanderson(Elantris)" - Brandon Sanderson

"Well thank you, me old gobbler,' said Mr. Gum handing over some money that Billy William would later discover to be made out of lies and broken promises." - Andy Stanton

"You've got to try this," I told Bones, handing him the glass. "It's like Cristal and O-Negative had a love child." - Jeaniene Frost

"Lysander when handing over the command of the fleet to Callicratidas, the Spartan, said to him, I deliver you a fleet that is mistress of the seas." - Lysander

"Life do' come to you, Memphis. You gotta take it. We have to take it. Because ai' nobody handing it to us." - Libba Bray

"Handing over a bank note is enough to make a bicycle belong to me, but my entire life is needed to realize this possession." - Jean-Paul Sartre

"Giving me a a new idea is like handing a cretin a gun, but I do thank you anyhow, bang bang." - Philip K Dick

"As a rule, only the poor are generous. Rich people can always find excellent reasons for not handing over twenty thousand francs to a relative." - Honore De Balzac

"For me to be ten pounds thinner is a full-time job, and I am handing in my notice and walking out the door!!" - Margaret Cho

"Life don't come to you, Memphis. You gotta take it. We have to take it. Because ain't nobody handing it to us." - Libba Bray

"Before anything can break your heart, it must first own your heart. Stop handing your heart to dunya-it'll stop breaking it." - Yasmin Mogahed

"Help the Cubans to the utmost counseling his successor while handing over the reins. We cannot let Castro's government go on." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"Whether I'm shooting 10-under or 10-over I have to realize people have come a long way to see me play. I can't be back-handing putts." - John Daly

"Giving me a new idea is like handing a cretin a loaded gun, but I do thank you anyhow, bang, bang." - Philip K Dick

"But picketing - picketing for or against something, and handing out literature - these are conspicuously formal actions. They have to be understood as indirect communication." - Tony Conrad

"When I was little, I used to work with my dad on the engine of his car. Mostly this was a matter of me handing him wrenches." - Mireille Enos

"I may not be the world's best glad-handing politician, but I've been elected mayor twice. I understand politics. And I definitely understand where the state line is." - Anthony A Williams

"There is all the difference in the world between teaching children about religion and handing them over to be taught by the religious." - Polly Toynbee

"There's something so great about being with your nephew and, when you're tired, just handing him off back to your sister." - Tahj Mowry

"I've been giving back since I was a teen, handing out turkeys at Thanksgiving and handing out toys at toys drives for Christmas. It's very important to give back as a youth. It's as simple as helping an old lady across the street or giving up your seat on the bus for someone who is pregnant." - Queen Latifah

"Credit or debit cards, for starters, are nothing short of shoppers' Novocain. Even in the age of digital purchases and virtual money, we still attach a special value to dirty paper with pictures of presidents on it. Handing some of that to a cashier simply hurts more than handing over a little sliver of plastic." - Jeffrey Kluger

"Writing a book makes you an expert in the field. At the very least, when you hand someone a book you wrote, it's more impressive than handing a business card." - James Altucher

"Adamant," Doren said proudly, handing over the shield. "We fished it out of the tar pit where we found the shirt of mail." "Probably all belonged to the same careless adventurer," Newel speculated. "Too much money, not enough talent." - Brandon Mull

"I was so afraid of wanting too much that I couldn't trust her handing me a shot at getting it. I don't want to be that senselessly fearful ever again." - Tammara Webber

"But when they began handing out doctorates for comparative folk dancing and advanced fly-fishing, I became too stink in' proud to use the title. I won't touch watered whiskey and I take no pride in watered-down degrees." - Robert A Heinlein

"Simply handing over your iPod to a friend, your blind date, or the total stranger sitting next to you on the plane opens you up like a book." (Steven Levy)" - Walter Isaacson

"You're not just writing in a vacuum, and then handing it over to someone else to shoot. You're writing, and then getting feedback from the actor and hearing their voice and how they play things." - Summer Glau

"President Bush says now he is sticking to his plan for handing over power to the Iraqis on June 30. It's also part of his plan to hand over power to John Kerry on January 20." - David Letterman

"When you have children, you realize that at the end it's all about passing on, about handing down. The process of letting go, not attachment, but appreciating the beauty and value in the change, the transformation." - Andy Serkis

"The quarterback is in charge of the chuck wagon. He's handing it out here and there, but he can't just throw it out there indiscriminately or the wolves will get him." - Bill Parcells

"Why is erasing desire seen as so important? If the subjugation of the self is the point of the self what's the point in having a self? It's like someone handing you a leaflet which says throw this leaflet away." - Tibor Fischer

""I can see nothing," said I, handing it back to my friend. "On the contrary, Watson, you can see everything. You fail, however, to reason from what you see. You are too timid in drawing your inferences."" - Arthur Conan Doyle

"But when they began handing out doctorates for comparative folk dancing and advanced fly-fishing, I became too stink in" proud to use the title. I wo' touch watered whiskey and I take no pride in watered-down degrees." - Robert A Heinlein

"Role modeling is the most basic responsibility of parents. Parents are handing life's scripts to their children, scripts that in all likelihood will be acted out for the rest of the children's lives." - Stephen Covey

"There are many who are living far below their possibilities because they are continually handing over their individualities to others. Do you want to be a power in the world? Then be yourself." - Ralph Waldo Trine

"As you smell the fragrance of a flower by handing it or the smell of sandalwood by rubbing it against a stone, so you obtain spiritual awakening by constantly thinking of God." - Sarada Devi

"I pulled the oxygen tubes from my nostrils and raised the tube up over my head, handing it to Dad. I wanted it to be just me and just him." - John Green

"Where if you're in a universe where you have to accept ideas, you'll never know if your partner wanted the garbage you're handing them. They have to take it." - Keith Johnstone

"I always remember writing a page of jokes for a comedian and handing it to him backstage at a club and he read it and then took his cigarette lighter and lit the page on." - Garry Marshall

"It's no wonder that America's engagement in the region has strong, sustained, bipartisan support. So I'll be handing my successor a strong foundation - including closer ties with Singapore - on which to continue building, and I'm optimistic that will happen." - Barack Obama

"I was detained a couple of times but that was for not handing in homework because I was playing golf or not present because I was playing golf. There was a theme evolving." - Rory Mcilroy

"We know that our life is essentially tragic. I'm absolutely not for handing over that very important department of our psyche to those who say, "Why didn't you say so before? God has a plan for you in mind."" - Christopher Hitchens

"They always give you three ketchup packets. When you go back up and ask for more, the guy handing them out always treats you like you're taking from his personal stash. "Looks like my kids aren't having ketchup tonight."" - Jim Gaffigan

"Can you row?" the Sheep asked, handing her a pair of knitting-needles as she spoke. "Yes, a little-but not on land-and not with needles-" Alice was beginning to say." - Lewis Carroll

"I don't know. I imagine good teaching as a circle of earnest people sitting down to ask each other meaningful questions. I don't see it as a handing down of answers..." - Alice Walker

"Memoir is about handing over you life to someone and saying, This is what I went through, this is who I am, and maybe you can learn something from it." - Jeannette Walls

"I prefer drawing the things I've written to handing them off to another artist. Turns out I'm a huge control freak - and because I write in thumbnails, the art is already happening by the time I start writing!" - Raina Telgemeier

"It's not like suddenly, when you become a working actor all your friends are in the same situation. I have friends who are still handing out flyers for their one-woman show and trying to make ends meet." - Nia Vardalos

"Imagine writing a poem with a sweating, worried-looking boy handing you a different pencil at the end of every word. My golf, you may say, is no poem; nevertheless, I keep wanting it to be one." - John Updike

"Brands are useful ways of short-handing practically anything - look at the way Tom Wolfe first used brand name lists to sharpen up a character and a situation. Look at the most brand-referenced novel, Bret Easton Ellis's 'Glamorama.'" - Peter York

"Every writer knows that unless you were born gifted with either supreme confidence or outsize ego, handing in your work holds, in some cases, admitted terror. If that's too strong, at least fairly high anxiety." - Dick Cavett

"I'm going to have to be impressed and feel confident in the people I'm handing a book to - or I'm not going to do it. Once you hand it to them, you're out. You have no control over it." - Michael Connelly

"I receive really powerful personal letters. I think that always takes the cake. It blows me away... some of the comments. Someone will come and I sense their whole tone and energy when they're handing me this letter." - Eliza Dushku

"For me the march was a labor - a labor of love - but I was busy handing out flyers for the National Association of Black Social Workers, so I really wasn't standing in the crowd listening and observing. I was busy." - Andre Braugher

"I really feel like I've nailed songwriting. It's my specialty; it's what I'm good at. It's my special skill. It's what I got when God was handing out things. I feel lucky about it; it comes really easily to me." - Sia

"Brands are useful ways of short-handing practically anything - look at the way Tom Wolfe first used brand name lists to sharpen up a character and a situation. Look at the most brand-referenced novel, Bret Easton Ellis's 'Glamorama." - Peter York

"Being insecure - I'm a master, a virtuoso - they can be handing me the keys to the kingdom and all I can think is, I hope I don't drop the key." - M Night Shyamalan

"All too often, government's response to social breakdown has been a classic case of 'patching' - a case of handing money out, containing problems and limiting the damage but, in doing so, supporting - even reinforcing - dysfunctional behaviour." - Iain Duncan Smith

"One of the reasons I never had a problem handing over my characters to other creators is that I knew that they would add their own influences and takes on the characters and make them better for it." - Jim Lee

"I took classes taught by an elderly woman who wrote children's stories. She was polite about the science fiction and fantasy that I kept handing in, but she finally asked in exasperation, 'Can't you write anything normal?'" - Octavia E Butler

"I'll do whatever it takes to win games, whether it's sitting on a bench waving a towel, handing a cup of water to a teammate, or hitting the game-winning shot." - Kobe Bryant

"We must support initiatives that provide clear, concrete measures and milestones that our troops need for defeating the insurgency, building up Iraqi security forces, and handing over Iraq to the Iraqi people." - Sherrod Brown

"The censorship method ... is that of handing the job over to some frail and erring mortal man, and making him omnipotent on the assumption that his official status will make him infallible and omniscient." - George Bernard Shaw

"He was a parade all by himself, a burst of dazzle and jingle, Santa Claus drinking his whiskey straight and groaning with a bellyache... Babe Ruth made the music that his joyous years danced to in a continuous party... What Babe Ruth is comes down, one generation handing it down to the next, as a nation heirloom." - Jimmy Cannon

"In every one of these haunting and hungry poems, Howell draws a map for how to enter the heat and dew of the human being, naked and facing the natural world, desperate to feel. I did not realize while reading Render how deeply I was handing everything over." - Nikky Finney

"There is a sad tendency in our world today for persons to cut one another down. Did you ever realize that it does not take very much in the way of brainpower to make remarks that may wound another? Try the opposite of that. Try handing out compliments." - Gordon B Hinckley

"I had fun last night," I told Patch, flicking off my chin strap and handing over my helmet. "I'm officially on love with your sheets." "That the only thing you're in love with?" "Nope. Your mattress, too." Some smile crept into Patch's eyes. "My bed's an open invitation." - Becca Fitzpatrick

"If I gave my mother a knitted scarf she'd be worried I was wasting my time doing stupid stuff like knitting instead of school work. Presenting a homemade knitted object to my parents was actually like handing them a detailed backlog of my idleness." - Mindy Kaling

"Research has convincingly demonstrated that using the "rod" creates children who are not more obedient but who are instead simplymore angry and aggressive than other kids. Parents who routinely slap or strike their children are actually handing them a model of violence to imitate-and many do indeed grow to be abusive, some even murderously so." - Julius Segal

"When I was at Disney and was a character art manager and handing out artwork that had to be inked we had a thing where if there was any lettering on it I'd hear, "I don't letter," and I said, "Look at it. It's drawing. Ink the drawing." I just learned from Mike Aarons how each letter was just part of the drawing." - Mike Royer

"Understand the value of work and know that you get out of life what you earn. Some things have to be taken, its not given to you, they are not handing out multimillion dollar contracts or degrees, you have to use your brain!" - Eric Thomas

"Aid workers, when handing out food to starving people, quickly learn that the people fighting for it at the front are the people who need it least. It's the people sitting quietly at the back, too weak to fight, who need it the most. And so too with tragedy." - Louise Penny

"Transcending class distinctions, the speaker [Stalin] portrays the relation between the bourgeoisie and the proletariat as a mere division of labor. The workers and soldiers achieve the revolution, Guchkov and Miliukov "fortify" it.[...] This superintendent's approach to the historical process is exactly characteristic of the leaders of Menshevism, this handing out of instructions to various classes and then patronizingly criticizing their fulfillment." - Leon Trotsky

"You all looked so happy together in the photograph. You looked like the perfect family. Is there such a thing anymore because if there is, my happy little unit was definitely not in the queue when they were handing out the titles." - Cecelia Ahern

"Whoa," Brit breathed, handing my drink back to me. "That was..." "Really hot," Jacob finished. "I thought you two were going to rip off each other's clothes and start making babies right here on the dirty, beer covered floor. Like I was going to have to start charging admission for what was about to go down." - J. Lynn

"There are many who are living far below their possibilities because they are continually handing over their individualities to others. Do you want to be a power in the world? Then be yourself. Be true to the highest within your soul and then allow yourself to be governed by no customs or conventionalities or arbitrary man-made rules that are not founded on principle." - Ralph Waldo Trine

"Cupid is anything but cute. As for handing our hearts, he's more likely to rip them out. (Julian) But he can make people fall in love. (Selena) No. What he offers is an illusion. No power from above can make one human love another. Love comes from within the heart. (Julian)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"Like any normal fifth grader, I preferred my villains to be evil and stay that way, to act like Dracula rather than Frankenstein's monster, who ruined everything by handing that peasant girl a flower. He sort of made up for it by drowning her a few minutes later, but, still, you couldn't look at him the same way again." - David Sedaris

"Cupid is anything but cute. As for handing our hearts, he's more likely to rip them out. (Julian) But he can make people fall in love. (Selena) No. What he offers is an illusion. No power from above can make one human love another. Love comes from within the heart. (Julian)" - Sherrilyn Kenyon

"We're handing them [young people & future generations] a climate system which is potentially out of their control. We're in an emergency: you can see what's on the horizon over the next few decades with the effects it will have on ecosystems, sea level and species extinction" - James Hansen

"And we remember the end of our combat mission and the emergence of a new dawn - the precision of our efforts against al Qaeda in Iraq, the professionalism of the training of Iraqi security forces, and the steady drawdown of our forces. In handing over responsibility to the Iraqis, you preserved the gains of the last four years and made this day possible." - Barack Obama

"It takes a lot of weapons to do good works (as Richard the Lionhearted could have told us). And this is not just a Somali problem. We have poverty and deprivation in our own country. Try standing unarmed on a street corner in Compton handing out twenty-dollar bills and see how long you last." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Passover is my idea of a perfect holiday. Dear God, when you're handing out plagues of darkness, locusts, hail, boils, flies, lice, frogs, and cattle murrain, and turning the Nile to blood, and smiting firstborn, give me a pass, and tell me when it's over." - P. J. O'Rourke

"Ripe vegetables were magic to me. Unharvested, the garden bristled with possibility. I would quicken at the sight of a ripe tomato, sounding its redness from deep amidst the undifferentiated green. To lift a bean plant's hood of heartshaped leaves and discover a clutch of long slender pods handing underneath could make me catch my breath." - Michael Pollan

"If they are ignored, [Alice] Callaghan worries, the dangers of handing the streets over to private security forces will only grow. 'Until they begin interfering with the rights of middle-class people,' she says, 'you won't have anybody crying about it. But by then, it will be too late.'" - Ben Ehrenreich

"Acting is about giving something away, handing yourself over to whatever role you are asked to play. I'm not hiding or escaping or seeking anonymity. I reserve the right not to have a rubber stamp on my forehead saying this is who I am. Because who I am gets in the way of people looking innocently at the parts I play." - Alan Rickman

"Together we made our way from the service entrances in back to the front, Jenks shedding clothes and handing them to me to stuff in my bag every few yards. It was terribly distracting, but I managed to avoid running into the Dumpsters and recycling bins." - Kim Harrison

"Our culture takes us out of the body and sells our loyalty into political systems, into religions, into inanimate objects and machines, collections, so forth and so on. The felt experience of the body is what the psychedelics are handing back to us." - Terence Mckenna

"I thought in 1965 that my job was to convince most Americans to be against the war. So I spent summers knocking on doors, handing out literature, trying to talk to people who didn't agree with me, trying to get them to see the war was wrong. And by 1968 a majority of Americans did oppose the war." - Bill Ayers

"When I feel that something I'm writing is going well, everything in my life is good and the things in my life that aren't good are completely manageable. If it's not going well, Miss America could be standing there in a swimsuit handing me a nobel price and I wouldn't be happy about it" - Aaron Sorkin

"Right now we're concerned about budget. Right now we're concerned about the prospect of interest rate rise. We're concerned about government corruption, government handing out deals to specific groups. Coolidge fixed a problem like that. He came into a rough time and he, and Harding before him, fixed that by budgeting." - Amity Shlaes

"Hillary Clinton is a world class liar. Just look at her pathetic email server statements, or her phony landing - or her phony landing in Bosnia, where she said she was under attack, and the attack turned out to be young girls handing her flowers. A total and self-serving lie. Brian Williams' career was destroyed for saying less." - Donald Trump

"We have to uphold the EU's core values. These days, people are nervous and uncertain because of security threats. In this kind of atmosphere, fear and hatred are on the rise. We need to safeguard security, but we also have to be vigilant and avoid handing over all power to those who say they are here to ensure security." - Vera Jourova

"I always wanted to play music, but my family was more interested in handing me paints and markers. Art was always my favorite subject in school, and I can remember staying up all night drawing as a small child. My expression via art was extremely strong as I grew and hasn't stopped." - Kathleen Hanna

"Unlike many spiritual leaders, Dalai Lama is never been in a position to just sit on a mountain top handing out wisdom. He's had to live out his principles in the middle of this very complex situation, every day for sixty years or more. I think it's something that moves many people about his example." - Pico Iyer

"Science ... must be absorbed in order to inculcate that wonderful humility before the facts of nature that comes from close attention to a textbook, and that unwillingness to learn from Authority that comes from making almost verbatim lecture notes and handing them back to the professor." - Anthony Standen

"My main worry about referendums is that you are taking a very complicated political question that requires knowledge of a bunch of background facts in the social sciences and you're handing that question to people who don't know those facts and in fact, are systematically misinformed about them." - Jason Brennan

"The [Nobel] award [of Bob Dylan] is no affront to literature; it is an insult to pop music. It is a condescending ruffle of pop's hair while handing it a lollipop. An act of beaming condescension whose transparent message is: "This one guy, and just this one guy, he's so good, he transcends his trivial idiom and elevates himself into our significant one."" - David Bennun

"I find that what doubt does, or fear, is it makes you come up with as many ideas as you possibly can. And on film that works 'cause you're then handing over that fear to the director, who has to make sense of all those options!" - Eddie Redmayne

"If we do nothing, we are handing our children a ticking time bomb that will require they pay ever greater payroll taxes just as they are beginning their careers, starting their own families and staking their claim to the American Dream." - John Mccain

"The idea was that the record itself ['The Bones Of What You Believe' ] is a kind of labour of love for us - all our energy and all our passion and all the stuff we believed in is in that record, so you're kind of handing that off to other people, if that makes sense." - Lauren Mayberry

"I think the debate was really some powerful moments of clarity. We saw that Donald Trump, substantively, has the same issues on issue after issue as Hillary Clinton. He agreed with Hillary Clinton on Libya, toppling the government in Libya. That led directly to Benghazi, led to handing that country over to radical Islamic terrorism." - Ted Cruz

"If you think about the last 50 years, Africa's proximity and historical context has absolutely been with Europe and the United States, but their approach in dealing with the economic challenges that Africa faces in particular has been one of handing out aid, not developing economies, not building a long term relationship around agriculture and so on." - Dambisa Moyo

"My first paid job was delivering newspapers. The first paid acting job I got was dressing up as Edam cheese and handing out leaflets on London's Oxford Street. I got pushed over by these little herberts and given a good shoe-in." - Jason Flemyng

"I am not gonna die because some network executive thought I was fat! It's so wrong! It's so wrong that women are asked to live up to this skinny ideal that is totally unattainable. For me to be ten pounds thinner is a full-time job, and I am handing in my notice and walking out the door!!" - Margaret Cho

"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations." - George Bernard Shaw

"Adrian gave the picture a nod of approval before handing me the phone. "Okay, even I can admit that's pretty cute." I found myself overanalyzing the comment. What had he meant in saying 'even he' could admit it? That I was cute for a human? Or that I had just met some kind of Adrian hot-girl criteria?" - Richelle Mead

"Life is no brief candle to me. It is a sort of splendid torch which I have got a hold of for the moment, and I want to make it burn as brightly as possible before handing it on to future generations." - George Bernard Shaw

"We had kind of a rocky start, but I spent a lot of time working with the President and handing him statistics and showing him what we were doing as we went along and kind of saying to him, you know, this is really important." - Bruce Babbitt

"I think for me, as far as cooking, some of it came naturally just from watching my dad. My dad was more of the cook than my mom was, so it's just handing it down from generation to generation. I just love to cook and have fun. And as performers, we love to cook, and we love to entertain people." - Joey Fatone

"We owe our troops more than rhetoric; we owe them a real plan. The Administration has yet to put forward a strategy for achieving stability in Iraq, ending the conflict, and handing over sovereignty to the people of Iraq and the new Iraqi government." - Dennis Cardoza

"I feel a real need to observe a level of propriety in what I'm handing out. Instead of me just venting or spilling my guts, I've got to consider how it's going to affect people. How it's going to affect me, as well. Because it's like a cycle." - Eric Clapton

"Rock n' roll means so much more to people; it enriches the culture. Also, it inspires people; there's no half-feeling. When I first got into it, I was inspired by people who had come before me, and I found myself in the position of handing that on." - Mick Jones

"I actually failed my first license test. I got an automatic fail. I guess I had been doing well but she had to pull the emergency brake so obviously there was a problem. I remember them handing me my fail paper and me just bursting into tears." - Jane Levy

"A high-speed connection is no more an essential civil right than 3G cell phone service or a Netflix account. Increasing competition and restoring academic excellence in abysmal public schools is far more of an imperative to minority children than handing them iPads." - Michelle Malkin

"I've got a really hard election. If you had a really hard election and it was after Labor Day would you go to North Carolina to a bunch of parties and glad-handing or would you stay home and work as hard as you know how to convince Missourians they should rehire you?" - Claire Mccaskill

"'Writing' always means 'not writing' to me because I will do anything to put it off. I think this is mainly because writing anything down and then handing it over to a third party - especially in comedy - is such an exposing act that you naturally want to delay the process." - Catherine Tate



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