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"I detest converts almost as much as I do missionaries." - H L Mencken

"I think about giving up. I almost do." - Anchee Min

"It's almost impossible to dislike me, because I do nothing." - Jack Paar

"Yeah. I do get incredibly anxious. Almost borderline panic attacks." - Julian Cope

"Almost everything I do is related to being fat." - Camryn Manheim

"I almost never do free writing. Unless I am forcing my students to do it." - Rachel Zucker

"What I find is that you can do almost anything or go almost anywhere, if you're not in a hurry." - Paul Theroux

"I would do almost anything Tina Fey asks me to do." - Nancy Pelosi

"Whatever I do in life, I'm almost always aware that there's another way to do it." - Gish Jen

"Almost every Monday I have a charity thing. I like that. I do." - Yogi Berra

"I can do something with almost anything I see. Everything is still interesting to me." - Andre Kertesz

"Almost starve, but I do' starve because I eat very much" - Sophia Loren

"I do almost all my movies in French. I dub them." - Jodie Foster

"I am almost a vegetarian, and I meditate, do yoga and love to hike." - Diane Von Furstenberg

"I loved 'Burning Love,' and I really do love almost everything Paul Scheer touches." - Kristen Schaal

"I just love to experience things. I would do almost anything once." - Brooke Burke

"I go to bed at 4 a. m. Almost all chessplayers do." - Vladimir Kramnik

"I think reading a novel is almost next best to having something to do." - Margaret Oliphant

"I don't do too many jokes about current affairs, because almost every comedian always does that." - Bruce Bruce

"I do tend to be almost kind of Pollyanna-ish person." - Anna Quindlen

"What shall I do unto this people? they be almost ready to stone me." - Moses

"I think that you get something for your acting from almost anything you do." - Dabney Coleman

"It would almost need a Mafia-like offer I couldn't refuse to do another movie." - Sean Connery

"Kundalini is almost a misleading word, unless you define it as broadly as I do." - Frederick Lenz

"Writing and telling are almost the same, the way I do it." - Daniel Pinkwater

"I don't buy much. Almost buy nothing. I buy what I need, do it the easiest way possible." - Noam Chomsky

"I do believe I can forgive almost any shortcoming a person may have except lack of enthusiasm ..." - Venita VanCaspel

"I almost do not exist now and I know it; God knows what lives in me in place of me." - Fyodor Dostoevsky

"I spend almost as much time figuring out what's wrong with my computer as I do actually using it." - Clifford Stoll

"I hated the goggles, do' get me wrong, but I felt naked without them. Almost like playing without a helmet." - Eric Dickerson

"I almost never do anything for Black History Month, because I feel it's just another way to separate us." - Alice Walker

"I cannot do my job unless I am fully open to whatever comes. You're almost naked emotionally." - Renee Lawless

"Ya know what I do almost every day? I wash. Personal hygiene is part of the package with me." - Jim Carrey

"I think there's almost nothing that I won't, sadly, do for a laugh. It's a problem, actually." - Casey Wilson

"I do read a poem almost every morning. Unless I'm really, really late, I have to get my poem in." - Sue Monk Kidd

"I love the fact that I get something new to do almost every day and have new challenges." - Jim Lee

"I almost never shoot people." - Janet Evanovich

"Every time you almost die, I almost die myself." - Cassandra Clare

"How do you know who I am?' Denna grinned, almost laughed. 'To know Richard is to know who Kahlan is." - Terry Goodkind

"Writing is almost a place of dreams for me, and I don't have to give up anything to do it." - Walter Mosley

"I'd like to play live, but the thing I do now with my synthesizers, almost everything is vocoder-driven." - Kyle Parker

"Do you understand what's going on? Not at all, he shouted back. I can almost prove this can't be happening." - Carl Sagan

"Interstate highways dull the reality of place and distance almost as effectively as jetliners do: I loathe their scary monotony." - Jonathan Raban

"I love us so incredibly, insanely deeply; it's almost unbearable to see what we do to ourselves." - Alice Walker

"It draws you in and creates pictures, so what I do is almost like a talking story book." - Slick Rick

"Because I don't take money, I'll go anywhere and do a benefit concert with almost any orchestra." - David Ogden Stiers

"I have seen what a laugh can do. It can transform almost unbearable tears into something bearable, even hopeful." - Bob Hope

"Raven: "You don't have a hot date, do you?" Alexander: "Yes. I do, as a matter of fact." Raven: "You do?" Alexander: "Yes, and it is almost ending." - Ellen Schreiber

"I rarely draw myself, in general, and if I do, I tend to do little cute manga-esque, almost bite-sized drawings of myself." - Jim Lee

"When I first started, I just wanted to work. I wouldn't necessarily do anything, but I'd pretty much almost do anything at the very beginning." - Aaron Paul

"I believe that producing pictures, as I do, is almost solely a question of wanting so very much to do it well." - M C Escher

"Almost everything I do, especially later on, is really very scripted. And I do it over and over again until it's perfect." - Jeremy Enigk

"I do wait in line, and I do take the subway, and I do my own grocery shopping, and I do take the kids to school. But it almost doesn't matter to a certain segment of the populace." - Sarah Jessica Parker

"You almost hold up your piece of paper and say, "The girl I like just gave me a treasure map to herself." But you do'. You just do'." - Laini Taylor

"Almost everything I do is related to my ability to hire good people. I don't take much of the credit myself. I think I have a good eye." - Roger Ailes

"I failed chemistry. I almost failed algebra." - Taye Diggs

"I would do prosthetics again, but not on a schedule like that [in Gigi Does It]. It was grueling and brutal and it almost killed me. That show almost killed me." - David Krumholtz

"I was always cutting words. I even would write my jokes in my notebook. I still do this, almost like a poem." - Anthony Jeselnik

"I have come to the conclusion that my subjective account of my motivation is largely mythical on almost all occasions. I don't know why I do things." - John B S Haldane

"I think it almost all has to do with coming at writing from an acting perspective, because I didn't, like, study writing. I studied acting." - Quentin Tarantino

"I really hate the people in power. I hate them with every fiber of my being. That is what drives me in almost everything I do." - Alexei Navalny

"I don't know if I would do sequels. I almost feel like when I'm done with them, they're going to have to find their own way." - Anne Rivers Siddons

"It's almost embarrassing how well-behaved I was, which is probably why I do things like spit water on myself onstage as an adult." - Karen O

"First, I thought, almost despairing, This must crush my spirit now; Yet I bore it, and am bearing- Only do not ask me how." - Heinrich Heine

"There's always a latent or inferred image in my writing. And I can almost always assume if I do a drawing that it will eventually have text." - Raymond Pettibon

"Potential," I said, "doesn't mean a thing. You've got to do it. Almost every baby in a crib has more potential than I have." - Charles Bukowski

"I was raised almost entirely on turnips and potatoes, but I think that the turnips had more to do with the effect than the potatoes." - Marlene Dietrich

"I get to do some kind of artwork almost everyday and it just so happens that I can pay the bills and support my family while doing it." - William Webb

"I used to do a stunt in almost every movie. When I became an executive, all the insurance guys freaked out." - Lorenzo Di Bonaventura

"I love to go see live music. That used to be what I would do, almost every other night, and watch drummers play." - Patty Schemel

"I am such a notorious hermit - almost pathological. And, I'm not a hoarder. But that's just a symptom of things that I do feel." - Sally Field

"I am an average mother in almost every way, so yes, much to my regret, I do yell at my children." - Kelly Corrigan

"I learned how to write television scripts the same way I have learned to do almost everything else in my entire life, which is by reading." - Amy Bloom

"In my whole life, when I've watched TV and movies, I've almost always felt, 'I could do that better,' and I thought everyone felt that way." - Greg Poehler

"I alternate between feeling incredibly lucky that I've gotten away with almost everything I wanted to do, and feeling like I've been shafted." - James Toback

"I was almost always true to you." - Elvis Presley

"Lucidity, I maintain, is almost always desirable." - Yi-Fu Tuan

"Now I am almost entirely love." - Hayden Carruth

"I am almost equal to a shadow." - Friedrich Nietzsche

"I almost never listen to the radio." - Bjarke Ingels

"I hate change more than almost anything." - Jenny Han

"Stephanie Plum,"I almost never shoot anyone." - Janet Evanovich

"I almost died, secretly, behind closed doors." - Stephen Baldwin

"I spend almost every morning with mail." - Seamus Heaney

"I don't very often think I've done a good job. I don't like the majority of what I do. I shouldn't say I don't like it, but I'm not satisfied with almost everything that I do." - Paul Simon

"If you do' almost fail, then it was' hard enough" - Leo Houlding

"Anyone with a normal brain can do almost anything." - Benjamin Carson

"I'll do almost anything for cake - even trample little children!" - Gayle King

"I'd do almost anything for love, within safe boundaries." - Brittany Murphy

"I do enjoy my own company. I cannot imagine anybody entertaining me more than I do. If it sounds selfish, I don't care. I made it a religion almost." - Manolo Blahnik

"Second-guess [myself]? Yes, I do. I question everything I do every step of the way. Once I make the decision I'm almost blinded by believing in it, and then I usually hate everything I've done." - Tom Ford

"I make music cuz it's almost like I can escape everything I was involved in. All I gotta do is make music. I don't do nothin but make music." - Curtis Jackson

"I came away from 'Saturday Night Live' feeling very well represented. I felt, and I still feel like, they let me do so much stuff that I wanted to do. Stuff that I almost didn't even know what it was." - Fred Armisen

"I do feel like 'The Dark Knight' is a great film, but that Batman in there? He's almost like Robocop to me. He's almost robotic looking; he's got this surgical approach to everything... He's almost not human. That's supposed to be his whole point: he's supposed to be the most human of superheroes." - Lee Bermejo

"What people do who go into politics I can't think; it drives me almost mad to see mismanagement over only a few hundred acres." - George Eliot

"I didn't care about anything. And there's a freedom in apathy, a wild, dizzying liberation on which you can almost get drunk. You can do anything. Ask Kevin." - Lionel Shriver

"I do think that there is an almost more old fashioned mentality to the way musical theatre people and actresses especially are treated." - Laura Benanti

"I will do almost anything for the sake of a joke or for the sake of someone's real belief in something to help tell a story." - Selma Blair

"I like playing make-believe. And my brothers do it with me, so its fun. Its almost better than chocolate ice cream." - Madylin Sweeten

"I just have to remind myself that my daily quotidie in life has almost nothing to do with any aspect of my professional life as a public figure." - Moby

"The Russians need to understand. I think they've been treating it as almost a probing, how far would we go, how much would we do." - Hillary Clinton

"I'm a person who goes by what I feel like and almost no one can tell me what to do. It's always self-motivation." - Takudzwa Victoria Rosa Maidza

"I had to try to figure out what it would be like to do things for the first time, almost as if you're a child." - Mallory Jansen

"I had this roommate in college who would get up almost 2 hours before class to do hair and makeup. That's not for me." - Kim Raver

"We are all born artists. If you have kids, you know what I mean. Almost everything kids do is art. They draw with crayons on the wall." - Kim Youngha

"What do I miss about the UK? Sadly, almost nothing. Maybe the midnight sun, in June in the north. That's all." - Lee Child

"I think that what's perceived as punk out in shopping malls or in chain stores or on MTV has almost nothing to do with what punk is about." - Jello Biafra

"What I and other YouTubers do is a very different thing; it's almost like hanging around and watching your pal play games." - Pewdiepie

"Almost 50 years old now, some 30 years after graduation, I look at my Caltech classmates and conclude that math whizzes do not take over the world." - Sandra Tsing Loh

"I do not think that there is any other quality so essential to success of any kind as the quality of perseverance. It overcomes almost everything, even nature." - John D Rockefeller

"You can do a lot with Scotch tape. Almost anything! I love that you can hem a dress, and its an instant remedy in a fashion crises." - Jennifer Garner

"Coming from a big family, I learned a lot. Things don't have to be perfect. You can do okay with 'almost.'" - Hollis Stacy

"I like playing make-believe. And my brothers do it with me, so it's fun. It's almost better than chocolate ice cream." - Madylin Sweeten

"I think architects tend to believe that they can almost do anything, which is a wonderful characteristic, but in some cases you just fall flat." - Rafael Vinoly

"I think some musicians can almost forget that the stage is something to do something on, even if that thing is standing still." - Johnny Marr

"Sarah: "Not bad. You look almost human." Lena: "Thanks." Sarah: "I said almost." Lena: "Well, then, almost thanks." - Lauren Oliver

"I think I've far exceeded what I ever thought I could possibly do. I'm almost shocked that I'm still around after all of these years . . . and always grateful that I get another turn to do something." - Billy Crystal

"I've done everything I've wanted to do. I have three children, I have grandchildren, I have books, I did movies, I've directed movies, I've done almost everything I've wanted to do." - Carl Reiner

"What I often do is just think of a completely obtuse thing to do, almost the wrong thing to do. That often works because you start a different approach, something no one has tried." - James Dyson

"I tell you it's no joke to paint a portrait. I wonder that I am not more timid when I begin. I feel almost certain that I can do it. It seems very simple. I don't think of the time that is sure to come when I almost despair, when the whole thing seems hopeless." - William Morris Hunt

"Magic: The Gathering, Gossamer Phantom. I asked him, 'Do you believe it's real?' He almost started crying and said, 'Yes, I do think it's real' and I said, 'Then that's all that matters.'" - Selena Gomez

"I would be willing to do almost anything to make Art happy. I care about our friendship. The only thing I won't do is change the essence of my work." - Paul Simon

"I almost shat my pants. Literally, the floor was almost covered in my shat." - Chris Colfer

"I think. I do know that I like connecting to people who really resonate with the music. I guess I almost wish I could just connect with the people who really need it." - Erika M. Anderson

"I do believe that almost everything I do is based on my feelings, not on my intellect. Though But we won't chase ourselves up the particular sentiment, or we'll get lost." - Stephen Fry

"I do not believe in public shaming. I do believe that young adults go to college to learn things, and that this process will almost inevitably result in their making mistakes and misjudgments and otherwise acting badly." - Gene Weingarten

"I've been saying for almost 20 years that I need to do a jazz project and it ought to be either big band or I should do some jazz songs with a trio or quartet." - Al Jarreau

"The title always comes last. What I really work hard on is the beginning. Where do you begin? In what tone do you begin? I almost have to have a scene in my mind." - David Mccullough

"At various times over 20 years, I did preliminary designs for aircraft like the Stratolaunch. For that whole time I was encouraging us to do something that almost everyone else felt you could not do." - Burt Rutan

"I almost died and everyday, I wish I did." - Piolo Pascual

"Every tattoo I got with them is a mark of their friendship, and almost every time I have laughed in this dark place was because of them. I do' want to lose them. But I feel like I have already." - Veronica Roth

"When I go in to the recording studio, I already know almost exactly what I am going to do, but when I go to set, it is really a wildcard. I have no idea what is going to happen." - Joshua Rush

"I live, I shop almost exclusively on the Internet. I've bought cars on the Internet. I watch television, I do everything on it. I even watch my son online." - Tom Ford

"There was a point where if you had told me I was going to be a national morning anchor, I would probably have been terrified. But now, I feel prepared. I've been in the business for almost 20 years now. I'm almost forty years old and I've been doing this for a long time, so I felt like, "Okay, I'm ready to do this."" - Ainsley Earhardt

"I've had people call me from bands that are very popular, and they're like, 'What do we do? We want to do what you do.' It's almost impossible to do what I do, because you would have to start in 1980. You can't just do it." - Ian Mackaye

"It is the best part of the night. The classic interactive lines are 'Where are you from? What do you do for a living?' I almost always get something interesting." - Paula Poundstone

"I personally believe that the writing of personal and family histories will do more to turn the hearts of the children to the fathers and the fathers to children than almost anything we can do" - Hartman Rector, Jr.

"The kind of neuroscience that I do and my colleagues do is almost like the weatherman. We are always chasing storms. We want to see and measure storms - brainstorms, that is." - Miguel Nicolelis

"I sometimes think I was perhaps the only girl in India whose mother said, "Whatever you do, don't get married". For me, when I see a bride, it gives me a rash. I find them ghoulish, almost." - Arundhati Roy

"I think that there are fiction writers for whom that works well. I could never do it. I feel as if, by the time I see that it's a poem, it's almost written in my head somewhere." - Sharon Olds

"I have seen almost more beauty than I can bear." - Everett Ruess

"I was so cold I almost got married." - Shelley Winters

"I became famous almost before I had a craft." - Farrah Fawcett

"The older I get, the more I feel almost beautiful." - Sharon Olds

"I fought Sugar Ray so often, I almost got diabetes." - Jake LaMotta

"I had this almost Dickensian look. I was quite fragile." - Rod Stewart

"Almost. It's a big word for me. I feel it everywhere. Almost home. Almost happy. Almost changed. Almost, but not quite. Not yet. Soon, maybe. I'm hoping hard for that." - Joan Bauer

"Almost. It's a big word for me. I feel it everywhere. Almost home. Almost happy. Almost changed. Almost, but not quite. Not yet. Soon, maybe. I'm hoping hard for that." - Joan Bauer

"I am myself so exceedingly Nordic, as far as physical constitution is concerned, that I can enjoy almost any weather except what is called glorious weather. At the end of a few days, I am left wondering how the men of the Mediterranean ever managed to do almost all the most active and astonishing things that have been done." - Gilbert K Chesterton

"With songs I almost see the images, see the action, and then all I have to do is describe it. It's almost like watching a scene from a film, and that's what I go about trying to catch in a song." - PJ Harvey



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