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"I like John Carpenter. I like some of his films more than others" - Guillermo Del Toro

"I like John Carpenter. I like some of his films more than others." - Guillermo Del Toro

"As for action movies, I did Tarzan, and I'm also about to shoot Meltdown, which John Carpenter wrote" - Casper Van Dien

"As for action movies, I did Tarzan, and I'm also about to shoot Meltdown, which John Carpenter wrote." - Casper Van Dien

"I like serious films, the moneymaking blockbusters that don't make any kind of sense and John Carpenter films." - Pam Grier

"The worse the carpenter, the more the chips." - Proverbs

"John Ashcroft - John Ashcrack - ibid." - Jello Biafra

"'Raiders of the Lost Ark' made me want to make films. I am wild about the films of John Carpenter, Ridley Scott, Howard Hawks and Sam Peckinpah." - Neil Marshall

"John Keats / John Keats / John / Please put your scarf on." - J D Salinger

"John Kerry, windsurfing dilettante" - Eleanor Clift

"John Toshack hates me." - Robbie Savage

"Listen John-' 'Who's John?' 'You're John.' 'I'm John?' 'Yeah, I changed your name." - Dave Eggers

"John Hughes loved improvisers." - Edie Mcclurg

"John Adams was a farmer, Abraham Lincoln a small town lawyer. Plato and Socrates were teachers. Jesus was a carpenter. To equate wisdom and judgement with occupation is at best insulting." - Mark Sheppard

"John Carpenter was very gentle. He was very tender. He really liked talking to actors. He really wanted you to be comfortable. He waited until you were ready to do the scene, and he has a lot of confidence." - P J Soles

"I never thought I was doing the same thing as directors like John Carpenter, George Romero, and sometimes even Hitchcock, even though I've been sometimes compared to those other guys. We're after different game." - David Cronenberg

"We had many good directors - John Carpenter, Brian De Palma - but things have become polluted by business, money and bad relationships. The success of the horror genre has led to its downfall." - Dario Argento

"Clearly, the works of John Carpenter and Sam Raimi are front and center here. Argento is definitely there. But even stuff like the 'Friday the 13th' movies had quite an influence on me growing up." - Drew Goddard

"At the end of the first Halloween, when I shot 6 bullets into Michael Myers, John Carpenter said, Let's get a shot of you looking out of the window and seeing no one lying there." - Donald Pleasence

"John Carpenter created the idea of Halloween, so his vision remains the most focused and intelligently directed of the series. The directors that have followed have kept the original intent of the concept." - Donald Pleasence

"The house praises the carpenter." - Ralph Waldo Emerson

"John Goodman's pretty dark - I love John Goodman." - Todd Phillips

"I just shot John Lennon." - Mark David Chapman

"John Muir, Earth-planet, Universe." - John Muir

"I prefer the old masters, by which I mean John Ford, John Ford, and John Ford." - Orson Welles

"A carpenter is known by his chips." - Jonathan Swift

"You may scold a carpenter who has made you a bad table, though you cannot make a table. It is not your trade to make tables." - Samuel Johnson

"I was familiar with that and Rio Bravo. Rio Bravo was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time." - John Leguizamo

"I was familiar with that and 'Rio Bravo.' 'Rio Bravo' was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time." - John Leguizamo

"I've always wanted to marry Elton John." - Barry Manilow

"I love everything John Carpenters ever done." - D J Cotrona

"The Tanakh says John Lennon is wrong." - Daniel Gordis

"Why can't I beat up John Cena?" - Shawn Michaels

"John McCain has already tapped me" - Sarah Palin

"John McCain was a prisoner of war." - Fred Thompson

"John Hurt was incredible to work with." - Judd Nelson

"Jeb Bush is the new John Connelly." - Chuck Todd

"London now has its own John Grisham." - Mark Billingham

"Beating John Landy was my defining race." - Roger Bannister

"I love everything John Carpenter's ever done." - D J Cotrona

"Come to think of [a handsome young carpenter], Harrison Ford used to be a carpenter." - Carrie Fisher

"By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade." - Desiderius Erasmus

"It's not because John McCain doesn't care. It's because John McCain doesn't get it." - Barack Obama

"John McCain and I, and our camps, are working together to get John McCain elected." - Sarah Palin

"John, what are you doing? John, my diet soda. What are you doing?" - CM Punk

"John Ashcroft is not a patriot, John Ashcroft is a descendant of Joseph McCarthy." - Howard Dean

"I love all the movies by director John Hughes. I also love John Landis's movies." - Robert Coppola Schwartzma

"Most of the fans of John Lennon and maybe John and Yoko are younger than me." - Yoko Ono

"I adore John Mayer. I don't see how anything that surrounds John could be negative." - Jessica Simpson

"Robert Mitchum sounded different from John Wayne, and John Wayne sounded different from Clark Gable." - Billy West

"When I first joined SAG, there was another John Reilly. My dad was John Reilly, too, but growing up I was John John. Nobody in life calls me John C. It's more like, 'Hey you, Step Brother!'" - John C Reilly

"To John I owed great obligation: But John unhandsomely thought fit To publish it to all the nation; Sure John and I are more than quit." - Matthew Prior

"[When asked which film directors he most admired:] I like the old masters, by which I mean John Ford, John Ford, and John Ford." - Orson Welles

"Thy only authentic ending is the one provided here: John and Mary die, John and Mary die, John and Mary die." - Margaret Atwood

"John Cryan and I worked together at UBS, and I think John is one smart, hardworking individual, and I wouldn't bet against John. I wish him well." - Ken Moelis

"To John I owed great obligation; But John, unhappily, thought fit To publish it to all the nation: Sure John and I are more than quit." - Matthew Prior

"I soon realized that I didn't have a great passion for academia and I didn't like sitting in front of the computer all day. I would much prefer to be a carpenter." - Jacob Hashimoto

"The work element comes into it as well - how much you train and how much work you put into your craft, in the same way a carpenter would perhaps work under a great teacher, etc." - Paul Rankin

"As I mentioned, I was a carpenter for a time." - Jack Vance

"An axe at home saves hiring a carpenter." - Friedrich Schiller

"What the church should be telling the worker is that the first demand religion makes on him is that he should be a good workman. If he is a carpenter he should be a competent carpenter. Church by all means on Sundays-but what is the use of church if at the very center of life a man defrauds his neighbor and insults God by poor craftsmanship." - Dwight D Eisenhower

"A young apprentice applied to a master carpenter for a job. The older man asked him, "Do you know your trade?" "Yes, sir!" the young man replied proudly. "Have you ever made a mistake?" the older man inquired. "No, sir!" the young man answered, feeling certain he would get the job. "Then there's no way I'm going to hire you," said the master carpenter, "because when you make one, you won't know how to fix it." - Fred Rogers

"He helped John Cusak get his girlfriend back." - Chris Martin

"My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne." - Hank Williams, Jr.

"John you are not being open with me" - Elizabeth Proctor

"If you cut him, (John Bunyan) he'd bleed Scripture!" - Charles Spurgeon

"What TV was to John Kennedy, Facebook is to Obama." - Daniel Lyons

"Little Willie John is the soul singer's soul singer." - Marvin Gaye

"John Floridis was very inspiring. He plays so well." - Shawn Colvin

"Alastair Moock is the second coming of John Prine." - Ellis Paul

"For me, the biggest idiot will always be John Terry," - Rio Ferdinand

"John Kerry is a sphincter. Okay, that's a bit juvenile." - Jonah Goldberg

"John Terry wears his shirt on his sleeve" - Ray Parlour

"John Cross is feeling very boyish about Arsenal's chances" - Alan Brazil

"John Wayne was a consummate gentleman. Bigger than life." - Jennifer O'Neill

"[John] Belushi was an extreme experience even by my standards." - Keith Richards

"Three more saves and he ties John the Baptist." - Hank Greenwald

"John Arne Riise was deservedly blown up for that foul" - Alan Green

"I'm John Kerry, and I'm reporting for duty," - John F Kerry

"God - the John Doe of philosophy and religion." - Elbert Hubbard

"I've met Nicole Kidman, Elton John, loads of people." - Allen Carr

"It's headed away by John Clark, using his head." - Derek Rae

"John Lee Hooker is the funkiest man alive" - Miles Davis

"John [Kricfalusi] is so arrogant. He thinks he's me!" - Ralph Bakshi

"John McDonnell is the Bear Bryant of track and field." - Frank Broyles

"There is nothing strange, creepy, or inappropriate about John Travolta ." - Scarlett Johansson

"I once was the walrus, now I'm John." - John Lennon

"John Major. He dresses so well. And so quickly." - Gyles Brandreth

"Pope John Paul didn't die - he pre-boarded." - Christopher Titus

"I made the grandkids laugh. John Madden finally liked me!" - Frank Caliendo

"I love John Madden because he makes me feel smart." - Frank Caliendo

"Imagine? Yeah I can imagine John Lennon being dead." - Thom Yorke

"["John F. Kennedy" movie] was just really clever storytelling." - Rob Lowe

"Reading [John] Calvin is a breath of fresh air." - Oliver D. Crisp

"Bill Clinton outshines John Adams in that regard." - Nat Hentoff

"John Lewis is an icon in our society." - Al Sharpton

"Elton John said to me, "I have all the negatives."" - Jon Bon Jovi

"John Pelham; reported in Bartlett's Familiar Quotations, 10th ed. (1919)." - James Ryder Randall

"To win the game you must kill me, John Romero!" - John Romero

"My daddy, he was somewhere between God and John Wayne." - Hank Williams

"[Attorney General John Mitchell] is the Big Enchilada." - John Ehrlichman

"John said, You know what makes a successful executive?" - Max Barry

"John Barleycorn got up again, And sore surprised them all." - Robert Burns

"John, forgive me... for what I can't help doing." - Agatha Christie

"What little Jack does not learn, big John will never." - Proverbs

"I use Graf Edmonton for boots and John Wilson blades." - Oksana Baiul

"My influences are Alice in Chains and Elton John." - Christian Kane

"John Wayne was a consummate gentleman. Bigger than life." - Jennifer Oneill

"I've met Nicole Kidman, Elton John, loads of people." - Allan Carr

"I'm John Clare now. I was Byron and Shakespeare formerly." - John Clare

"John Huston is more of a creative director than most." - Robert Loggia

"John Kerry couldn't even order a Philly cheesesteak properly." - Rich Lowry

"I would not vote for John McCain under any circumstances." - James Dobson

"John Hughes had such a huge impact on filmmaking." - Molly Ringwald

"John Kerry's biography was central to his campaign." - Mark Shields

"John McCain was victimized in the South Carolina primary." - Mark Shields

"My favorite short-story writer is John Cheever." - Irwin Shaw

"At the moment, I'm enjoying John Grisham quite a bit." - Danielle Steel

"John Lennon was definitely my favorite Beatle, hands down." - Kurt Cobain

"John McCain... looks like a fraud to me." - Young Jeezy

"I want John Legend to sing at my wedding." - Sloane Stephens

"Is John Motson still wearing his shepherdskin coat?" - Bobby Gould

"I love John Stamos. John's a really friendly, cool dude." - Chord Overstreet

"Did John Brown fail? John Brown began the war that ended American slavery and made this a free Republic." - Frederick Douglass

"Poor John Simon - what a nightmare, to wake up in the morning and realize that you are John Simon." - Gore Vidal

"Pope John Paul would be more popular if he called himself Pope John Paul George and Ringo." - Paul Krassner

"If we can't get more John Rovnaks in this world, let's all support the John Rovnak we've got..." - Stephen R. Bissette

"John Howard's credibility on the entire Iraq war has been torpedoed by John Howard's own intelligence agency." - Kevin Rudd

"If we can't get more John Rovnaks in this world, let's all support the John Rovnak we've got..." - Stephen R. Bissette

"Long John Silver's wife, Short, who said to John, If the shoe fits... Never got a dinner!" - Red Buttons

"I met John when I was 18 and I was in my first John Waters film when I was 19." - Mink Stole

"I read the other day an account of a meeting between John Knox and John Calvin. Imagine a dialogue between a pestilence and a famine!" - Robert Green Ingersoll

"Elijah Snow: 'Who have you pissed off this time, John?' John Stone: 'Sumatran robot death sluts - Dammit, ONE of these buttons fires the atomic death biter -" - Warren Ellis

"John Stowell plays jazz, but he doesn't use any of the cliches; he has an incredible originality. John is a master creator." - Larry Coryell

"Iggy: "Now what? Who you gonna call?" A quiet voice in the hallway outside: "Ghostbusters!" (Captain Perry and John groan) John: "That phrase is ruined forever," - James Patterson

"And you work for that demon, right? The one who looks like Matthew Broderick?" "John Cusack," I corrected. "He looks like John Cusack." "Whatever." - Richelle Mead

"I'm not John Lennon. I'm John Lennox. Now, 'imagine a world without' Stalin. The New Atheists are often silent about [the wrong done by atheists]." - John Lennox

"It's mostly just you have to convince yourself that there's nothing else in the room but John Lennon and suddenly things start John Lennon-ing!" - Grant Morrison

"It's mostly just you have to convince yourself that there's nothing else in the room but John Lennon and suddenly things start John Lennon-ing!" - Grant Morrison

"John Stowell plays jazz, but he does' use any of the cliches; he has an incredible originality. John is a master creator." - Larry Coryell

"I remember Elton John used to be their owner and he is my favourite singer! I hope the match will be an opportunity to meet Elton John!" - Carlo Ancelotti

"I'm really influenced by Southern novelists, not many movie people. More like John Faulkner, William Faulkner, Erskine Caldwell, Flannery O'Connor, John Steinbeck, and people like that." - Billy Bob Thornton

"[Democrats] are not handling the John Lewis flap the right way, clearly. John Lewis is a hero and a civil rights hero." - Jason Chaffetz

"There's nae sorrow there, John, There's neither cauld nor care, John, The day is aye fair, In the land o' the leal." - Carolina, Baroness Nairne

"John here, the other John said, pioneered the concept of marketing by refusing to sell any products. It drives the market insane." - Max Barry

"After he married TerRAHsa, didn't John Kerry begin practicing Judiasm? He also has paternal grandparents that were Jewish. What religion is John Kerry?" - Jerome Corsi

"Kurt Vonnegut speaking to John Irving while Irving was administering the Heimlich maneuver in response to Vonnegut's uncontrollable coughing..."John,stop- I am not choking. I have emphysema." - Kurt Vonnegut

"John Edwards comes from working folk, just like me. John Edwards worked hard and excelled to get his education, just like me." - Harvey Gantt

"I love, love, love John Mayer. He's incredible. I love all of his records and even his John Mayer Trio stuff." - Shane Harper

"I will read anything by Laura Hillenbrand, Walter Isaacson, Barbara Kingsolver, John le Carre, John Grisham, Hilary Mantel, Toni Morrison, Anna Quindlen and Alice Walker." - Hillary Clinton



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