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"Who do I look like, Nancy freaking Drew?" - Laurie Faria Stolarz

"I still think I'm writing Nancy Drew with a mortgage." - Lisa Scottoline

"I was a Nancy Drew girl. Also Grimms' fairy tales." - Sue Monk Kidd

"I was a big Nancy Drew reader. Nancy figures it out. Case closed." - Sarah Vowell

"I was obsessed with Nancy Drew growing up - I couldn't get enough." - Alexandra Daddario

"Drunk, Jane spoke as though she were Nancy Drew. I was a fool for a girl with a dainty lexicon." - Michael Chabon

"I read mysteries like Nancy Drew and Alfred Hitchcock, and I swim and I ride my motorbike." - Heather O'Rourke

"I read mysteries like Nancy Drew and Alfred Hitchcock, and I swim and I ride my motorbike." - Heather Orourke

"I read a lot of 'Nancy Drew' books as a kid and considered myself a bit of an amateur detective." - Chelsea Cain

"[Nancy] Pelosi personifies this [Democratic] party's repudiation." - Rush Limbaugh

"Luther, bring the gatekeeper quickly!" Bell ordered. "Just how did you get in, Miss Drew?" "I came in at the entrance," Nancy replied. "The larkspur is beautiful." - Carolyn Keene

"As she walked, she breathed a quick benediction to the patron saint of sleuthing. "Nancy Drew," she whispered, "be with me now." - Colin Meloy

"I often keep my eyes open for bodies. I do. Ever since I was a kid. I think I read too many 'Nancy Drew' books." - Chelsea Cain

"Yes, I was the child who would sneak into her closet and read 'Nancy Drew' for hours after the designated 'lights out' time of night." - Rachel Nichols

"Growing up, I would say Wonder Woman and Nancy Drew were definite role models for me. Historically, I know Amelia Earhart stands out for me." - Keri Russell

"Nancy, an attractive titian blond, grinned up at her friend." - Carolyn Keene

"We drew our inspiration from everyday stories." - Greg Hunt

"Never drew a paycheck outside of baseball." - Don Zimmer

"This is the Jew that Shakespeare drew." - Philip Massinger

"Life drew me and I followed it." - Alfred Rosenberg

"When I was a kid, I loved having a book in my hand. I still do. I wasnt a fast reader, but I was a steady reader. I read all of The Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, and Cherry Ames books." - Rhea Perlman

"I never read the "Bobbsey Twins" or "Boxcar Children."But I did remember being downtown, at the bookstore by myself and having an allowance and spending it on a Nancy Drew mysteries. And I was probably eleven, twelve." - Judy Blume

"Nancy Drew was always changing her outfits. I despised girls' clothing, I couldn't wait to get home from school and get out of it. The last thing I wanted to read was minute descriptions of Nancy's frocks." - Alison Bechdel

"It's funny, we started writing chick-lit when it was just becoming a crowded marketplace, and now the same thing is happening with YA. It really used to just be one shelf at the library - Nancy Drew and Judy Blume." - Emma Mclaughlin

"When I was a kid, I loved having a book in my hand. I still do. I wasn't a fast reader, but I was a steady reader. I read all of The Bobbsey Twins, Nancy Drew, and Cherry Ames books." - Rhea Perlman

"Ned said "Nancy Drew is the best girl detective in the whole world!" "Don't you believe him," Nancy said quickly. "I have solved some mysteries, I'll admit, and I enjoy it, but I'm sure there are many other girls who could do the same." - Carolyn Keene

"When he hung up on Nancy Reagan, that's when he crossed his final threshold." - David R. Gergen

"Chuckling to herself, Nancy said aloud, "Romance and detective work won't mix tonight!" - Carolyn Keene

"Nancy, you're a whiz, as I've often told you," her friend declared." - Carolyn Keene

"The punt returner got smacked like Nancy Kerrigan's knee on souvenir pipe night." - Dennis Miller

"[The Democrats] can't stop anything. It's why everybody's so confused why they reelected [Nancy] Pelosi." - Rush Limbaugh

"You'll notice that Nancy Reagan never drinks water when Ronnie speaks." - Robin Williams

"Nancy is superstitious." - Michael Reagan

"He drew a deep breath. 'Well, I'm back,' he said." - J R R Tolkien

"From my weakness, I drew strength that never left me." - Jorge Luis Borges

"I drew because words were too unpredictable. (5)" - Sherman Alexie

"Drew a mustache on your picture, threw your ring away." - Sam the Sham

"Love bade me welcome, but my soul drew back." - George Herbert

"Poverty, the most fearful monster that ever drew breath." - Aristophanes

"I love Cameron Diaz, and I love Drew Barrymore." - Vanessa Hudgens

"Bell seated himself behind the desk, motioning for Nancy to stand opposite him. There was tense silence for a moment. Then Bell reached for a desk telephone. "I am going to call the police, Miss Drew, and turn you over to them on a charge of trespassing, breaking, and entering with an attempt to steal." "I wish you would," Nancy replied. "if it is possible over that dummy telephone." - Carolyn Keene

"...I believed passionately that Communists were a race of horned men who divided their time equally between the burning of Nancy Drew books and the devising of a plan of nuclear attack that would land the largest and most lethal bomb squarely upon the third-grade class of Thomas Jefferson School in Morristown, New Jersey." - Fran Lebowitz

"I was rescued by librarians. It was librarians who said 'maybe you would like to read The Hardy Boys as well as Nancy Drew.' It is true for me, as for so many countless others, that librarians saved my life, my internal life." - Gloria Steinem

"It was at our library that I found Nancy Drew and fell in love with the genre. I've been grateful ever since for those tolerant, book-loving librarians who allowed a child like me to read what I wanted to read." - Nancy Pickard

"I always loved watching and reading family-friendly mysteries growing up, like the shows Murder, She Wrote and Nancy Drew, and am thrilled to be bringing these New York Times best-selling books right into your living room on the small screen." - Candace Cameron

"I've grown up well, partly because there weren't great girls' literature - Nancy Drew, maybe - but there weren't things. So there was Huck Finn and "Spin And Marty." The boys characters were interesting and you lived through them when you're watching it." - Meryl Streep

"Mona knocked at the wrong time. "Uh...yeah...wait a minute, Mona - " Mona shouted through the door. "Room service, gentlemen. Just pull the covers up." Michael grinned at Jon. "My roommate. Brace yourself." Seconds later, Mona burst through the doorway with a tray of coffee and croissants. "Hi! I'm Nancy Drew! You must be the Hardy Boys!" - Armistead Maupin

"I am suddenly comsumed by nostalgia for the little girl who was me, who loved the fields and believed in God, who spent winter days home sick from school reading Nancy Drew and sucking menthol cough drops, who could keep a secret." - Audrey Niffenegger

"When I was a child, it was a matter of pride that I could plow through a Nancy Drew story in one afternoon, and begin another in the evening. . . . I was probably trying to impress the librarians who kept me supplied with books." - Kathleen Norris

"I was a big reader as a child. My father is a great book lover and a librarian, but he forbid me to read bad literature. I was not allowed to read Nancy Drew or books like that. I often say to him that me becoming a crime author is both a way of pleasing him and annoying him." - Asa Larsson

"I've wanted to write thrillers since I read 'Nancy Drew' as a little kid. Over the years, I think I've read thousands of mysteries and thrillers, and with every single book, I'd think about what I would've done with the story, the characters, the dialogue." - Marcia Clark

"I think that being read to every night is the reason why I was plowing through volume after volume of 'Nancy Drew' books all by myself by the time I reached the first grade. I loved stories. I loved the escape. I had a vivid imagination." - Rachel Nichols

"The world domination plan goal is that I would love Veronica Mars to become a brand like Sherlock Holmes is a brand, like Nancy Drew, in a way, is a brand. When people start listing who are the great fictional detectives, I want Veronica Mars to make that list. That would be the dream scenario." - Rob Thomas

"I still don't think I've ever read a Nancy Drew book; I probably read three or four 'Hardy Boys' books when I was 10, 11, 12, and I didn't love them at the time. Even then, they felt dated to me, like the word chum - 'my chum and I.' However, the 'Encyclopedia Brown' books, I read all of them." - Rob Thomas

"Mona knocked at the wrong time. "Uh...yeah...wait a minute, Mona - " Mona shouted through the door. "Room service, gentlemen. Just pull the covers up." Michael grinned at Jon. "My roommate. Brace yourself." Seconds later, Mona burst through the doorway with a tray of coffee and croissants. "Hi! I'm Nancy Drew! You must be the Hardy Boys!" - Armistead Maupin

"You know, if Nancy Davis hadn't come along when she did, I would have lost my soul." - Ronald Reagan

"Nancy clutter is always in a hurry, but she always has time. And that is the definition of a lady." - Truman Capote

"I'm the gangsta Nancy Sinatra." - Lana Del Rey

"When you battle Nancy Pelosi as much as I have, you're bound to get a few wrinkles." - Ralph Hall

"I have very little respect for Nancy Reagan. There is something about her that is very petty." - Walter Annenberg

"Harry Reid is not funny; he's creepy. Nancy Pelosi is creepy. Charles Schumer is sneaky and creepy." - Lewis Black

"I'd like to be in a Spike Jonze movie. But I live in a Nancy Meyers movie." - Chris Rock

"If you had the opportunity to cast your vote for speaker, would you vote for Nancy Pelosi?" - Alan Nunnelee

"I'm not really good at retiring. I tried that one time and Nancy ran me out of the house." - Tom Osborne

"Drew is a player that comes along once every 20 years. Not even Barry Bonds can be compared to J.D. Drew." - Scott Boras

"I always drew. I don't remember a time when I didn't draw. And I actually drew comics from the age of maybe ten through twelve." - Trina Robbins

"Emery cut in impatiantly, "For crying out loud. Who do you think you are, Nancy Drew?" Hey," I snapped, because no one sniped at my sister but me, and Mark echoed with a stern "Chill, dude." Phin was unperturbed. "Those books were highly unrealistic. Do you have any idea how much brain damage a person would have if she were hit on the head and drugged with chloroform that often?" - Rosemary Clement-Moore

"Have you ever found your heart's desire and then lost it? I had seen myself, a portrait of myself as a reader. My childhood: days home sick from school reading Nancy Drew, forbidden books read secretively late at night. Teenage years reading -trying to read- books I'd heard were important, Naked Lunch, and The Fountainhead, Ulysses and Women in Love... It was as though I had dreamt the perfect lover, who vanished as I woke, leaving me pining and surly." - Audrey Niffenegger

"When I was 12 years old, I read 'Nancy Drew' mysteries and biographies of Madame Curie and Florence Nightingale and books about girls who love horses or go to nursing school. I belonged to the Girl Scouts and got A's in school and rarely disobeyed my parents. I still kept a collection of Barbie dolls in my room, and I almost never spoke to boys." - Joyce Maynard

"The magnet's name the observing Grecians drew. From the magnetic region where it grew." - William Gilbert

"Drew Dellinger is a deep and courageous poet. How lucky we are!" - Alice Walker

"He was exhaled; his great Creator drew His spirit, as the sun the morning dew." - John Dryden

"Each change of many-colour'd life he drew, Exhausted worlds, and then imagin'd new." - Samuel Johnson

"What?" She drew herself up, stern as a cat presented with the wrong food for dinner." - Eileen Wilks

"Finally, I drew in a long breath. It was noisy and painful and just heaven." - Charlaine Harris

"Sophocles said he drew men as they ought to be, and Euripides as they were." - Aristotle

"I didn't cross the line, you drew it in after I traversed it." - Russell Brand

"While Reason drew the plan, the Heart inform'd The moral page and Fancy lent it grace." - James Thomson

"I ca' help being a gorgeous fiend. It's just the card I drew." - Anne Rice

"He was exhal'd; his great Creator drew His spirit, as the sun the morning dew." - John Dryden

"At this every lady drew up her mouth as if going to pronounce the letter P." - Oliver Goldsmith

"Night drew her sable curtain down, and pinned it with a star." - McDonald Clarke

"He raised a mortal to the skies; She drew an angel down." - John Dryden

"Sometimes words drew blood, they cut your tongue, they made you know things you couldn't unknow." - Alice Hoffman

"He was like a child with haemophilia: every contact drew blood." - Graham Greene

"I wasn't able to make the full commitment until I met 'Celebrity Rehab's' Dr. Drew" - Steven Adler

"Every artist who drew Batman after creator Bob Kane was a better artist than Kane [...]." - Mike W. Barr

"If a guy drew a charge on me, I tried to kick him in the balls." - Charles Barkley

"I drink too much, way too much; my doctor drew blood he ran a tab!" - Rodney Dangerfield

"There are a number of teams that would become vastly improved with Drew Bledsoe." - Al Michaels

"What was it that drew you back? My marvellous personality, I suppose? Or my sparkling conversation?" - Jonathan Stroud

"The best side drew (after a hard fought 1-1 draw)" - Bill Shankly

"When Michelangelo was an old man, he drew himself sitting in a child's pushcart." - Kathe Kollwitz

"Here, where the sword united nations drew, Our countrymen were warring on that day!" - Lord Byron

"He was exhaled; his great Creator drew His spirit, as the sun the morning dew." - John Dryden

"A sweeter woman ne'er drew breath Than my sonne's wife, Elizabeth." - Jean Ingelow

"There is a reason we used to build Cathedrals that drew the eye upwards." - Michael Gungor

"An empty taxi drew up outside 10 Downing Street and Clement Attlee got out of it." - Clement Attlee

"Bazarov drew himself up haughtily. "I don't adopt any one's ideas; I have my own." - Ivan Turgenev

"When I first drew him I had eyes in there and it didn't look right." - Bob Kane

"Paula Milne was really the first thing that drew me to 'The Politician's Husband.'" - David Tennant

"What drew me to the violin was mastering the instrument technically, which I'm continuing to do." - Joshua Bell

"Of all Iraq's rocket scientists, none drew warier scrutiny abroad than Modher Sadeq-Saba Tamimi." - Barton Gellman

"What drew me to acting in the first place was disguise." - Antony Sher

"I watched television a little, but I mostly just drew and read magazines." - Stephen Sprouse

"Am I the only one who thinks Nancy Grace's relentless cheer leading for Jodi Arias' death gross & excessive? The anchor as executioner?!" - Geraldo Rivera

"We've got Nancy Pelosi. She never shuts up. It's just occasionally we have to hood her like a falcon so we can get some sleep." - Dennis Miller

"We could certainly use a detective. And I've got to hand it to you, Nancy - you sure can keep your head." - Carolyn Keene

"I never thought I'd miss Nancy Reagan. There can't be a rating [on the Clinton drug policy] when there hasn't been a performance." - Charles Rangel

"Working with Nancy Meyers ("Something's Gotta Give") and ... Charles Shyer ("Father of the Bride"), and I'm proud of "Reds," and I'm proud of my movies with Woody (Allen)." - Diane Keaton

"While countless Americans are pulling together to lend a helping hand, Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid are pointing fingers in a shameless effort to tear us apart." - Ken Mehlman

"President Obama and Harry Reid and Nancy Pelosi represent what mainstream America is rejecting about Washington, D.C. And that is this out of touch with the people." - Sharron Angle

"President Obama, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, and their team have failed the American people, and that is why their majority will soon be out the door." - Mitt Romney

"Tom Browkaw said it best. He said NBC could survive without him or the rest of the news division, but not Nancy Fields." - Willard Scott

"Nancy Pelosi says the angry opposition to health care reform is like the angry opposition to gay rights that led to Harvey Milk being shot." - P J Orourke

"Chuck Schumer and Nancy Pelosi that don't know what's coming, 'cause it's Chuck and Nancy that have never dealt with somebody like Donald Trump, because they're the ones living in a cocoon and they're the ones that don't know what life is really like in the business world. And I guarantee you they don't. Business people, to Chuck and Nancy, are donors. Business people, to Chuck and Nancy, are the golden goose. They'll never run out of money. We'll keep taxing 'em. We'll keep asking for donations." - Rush Limbaugh

"Nancy Pelosi is committed to her global warming fanaticism to the point where she has said she's just trying to save the planet. We all know that someone did that over 2,000 years ago, they saved the planet - we didn't need Nancy Pelosi to do that." - Michele Bachmann

"It is often said that Leonardo drew so well because he knew about things; it is truer to say that he knew about things because he drew so well." - Kenneth Clark

"The religious fanatic drew a small circle and left me, the infidel, outside it. However, I, with the help of love, won over him - I drew a large circle and included him." - Ameen Rihani

"When I was little in Spokane, Washington I drew all the time... and my father would bring paper home... and I mostly drew browning automatic water-cooled sub-machine guns... that was my favorite" - David Lynch

"When I was little in Spokane, Washington I drew all the time... and my father would bring paper home... and I mostly drew browning automatic water-cooled sub-machine guns... that was my favorite." - David Lynch

"He drew a circle that shut me out - Heretic, rebel, a thing to flout. But Love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle that took him in." - Edwin Markham

"He drew a circle that shut me out- Heretic , rebel, a thing to flout. But love and I had the wit to win: We drew a circle and took him In ! From the poem " Outwitted" - Edwin Markham

"Going back to Georgiana Drew and John Drew, and my great-grandfather Maurice Barrymore, and it was such a sort of circus of odd, interesting people that loved acting." - Drew Barrymore

"Jem drew back from her, looking dazed. "By the Angel," he said. "Perhaps we do need a chaperon." - Cassandra Clare

"No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton

"I drew the curtains to conceal the sight of my father's farewell; my spite was sharp as broken glass." - Angela Carter

"God Hold us to that which drew us first, when the Cross was the attraction, and we wanted nothing else." - Amy Carmichael

"Were you listening to a word I said ' 'I kind of switched off when you drew breath." - Jasper Fforde

"Now deep in ocean sunk the lamp of light, And drew behind the cloudy veil of night." - Alexander Pope

"The silence drew off, baring the pebbles and shells and all the tatty wreckage of my life." - Sylvia Plath

"Remember when I moved in you and the holy dove was moving too, and every breath we drew was, "Hallelujah." - Leonard Cohen

"No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies." - Edward Bulwer-Lytton, 1st Baron Lytton

"Or bid the soul of Orpheus sing Such notes as, warbled to the string, Drew iron tears down Pluto's cheek." - John Milton

"I drew it over my skin like a violins bow, No one would ever hear the song of my shame." - Jodi Picoult

"When I was a kid I drew like Michelangelo. It took me years to learn to draw like a kid." - Pablo Picasso

"Then Nature shaped a poet's heart - a lyre From out whose chords the lightest breeze that blows Drew trembling music." - Emma Lazarus

"Once he drew With one long kiss my whole soul thro' My lips, as sunlight drinketh dew." - Alfred Tennyson

"Thus for ane Dow of Dunbar drew I this Dyte, Dowit with ane Dowglass, and boith war thei dowis." - Richard Holland

"What drew me to both study and activism was the formative experience of the civil rights movement." - David E. Price

"As a kid, I drew cartoon characters and comic book heroes. Spiderman and the X-Men were my favorites." - Kadir Nelson

"Were you listening to a word I said I kind of switched off when you drew breath." - Jasper Fforde

"He drew forth a phrase from his treasure and spoke it softly to himself: A day of dappled seaborne clouds." - James Joyce

"The beginning of Book Three is the last one that I drew, where V's conducting the 1812 overture." - David Lloyd

"Now deep in ocean sunk the lamp of light, And drew behind the cloudy vale of night." - Homer

"The part of Mike Wallace drew me to the movie because I thought, what an outrageous part to play." - Christopher Plummer

"What drew me to both study and activism was the formative experience of the civil rights movement." - David Price

"No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies." - Edward G Bulwerlytton

"I drew a lot of inspiration from the Ginuwines, the Ushers, the Michael Jacksons, the James Browns, Sam Cooke." - Chris Brown

"Lacy had warned me about Drew the first day of school. Apparently the two of them had gone to some summer camp together-blah, blah, I didn't really listen to teh details-and Drew had been just as much a tyrant there. ~Sadie Kane, about Lacy and Drew of Aphrodite cabin." - Rick Riordan



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