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"I had very, very little training in taking an exam to determine a scientist's life in France." - Benoit Mandelbrot

"Every chess game is like taking a five-hour final exam." - Bobby Fischer

"Life is not a multiple choice test, it's an open-book essay exam." - Alan Blinder

"In ninth grade, I came up with a new form of rebellion. I hadn't been getting good grades, but I decided to get all A's without taking a book home. I didn't go to math class, because I knew enough and had read ahead, and I placed within the top 10 people in the nation on an aptitude exam." - Bill Gates

"I failed in some subjects in exam, but my friend passed in all. Now he is an engineer in Microsoft and I am the owner of Microsoft." - Bill Gates

"Why clog your head with tedious facts about the past when you can simply demand an exam review sheet or consult Google or Wikipedia?" - Laura Penny

"I did an O-level in domestic science when I was at school, but on the day of the practical exam, it was a cookery nightmare." - Lesley Nicol

"There are ten commandments, right? Well, it's like an exam. You get eight out of ten, you're just about top of the class." - Mordecai Richler

"I started realizing I could be an example for women to not just be aware of breast cancer but to act on it, to make an appointment, to give themselves an exam." - Giuliana Rancic

"If I taught a class, on my final exam I would take an Internet company and ask, 'How much is this company worth?' Anyone who would answer, I would flunk." - Warren Buffett

"The Thanksgiving meal should not be treated as a grad school exam or an Olympic dive. Whatever you cook will be good enough - unless you make that Twinkie turkey stuffing we're suddenly hearing too much about." - Mary Schmich

"Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street- cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact." - Terry Pratchett

"Of course, it is very important to be sober when you take an exam. Many worthwhile careers in the street-cleansing, fruit-picking and subway-guitar-playing industries have been founded on a lack of understanding of this simple fact." - Terry Pratchett

"I know that if I'd had to go and take an exam for acting, I wouldn't have got anywhere. You don't take exams for acting, you take your courage." - Edith Evans

"My recollection of the higher school certificate, which involved a practical exam in physics, was being confronted with an experiment involving a sort of barometer arrangement, wondering why I couldn't make it work." - Peter Higgs

"I really enjoy taking an outdoor shower." - David Duchovny

"Schools are not exam factories for the rat race." - Johann Lamont

"I realize now that taking drugs was like taking an aspirin without having a headache." - Paul Mccartney

"I went to law school which is a 3-year program in the US that is focused primarily on memorizing certain doctrines and taking exams that test whether you can apply those doctrines to help prepare for the bar exam. If you are lucky, you get a few classes where you are encouraged to think more critically and read critical texts rather than just casebooks, and perhaps write a paper that is not a legal memo or brief." - Dean Spade

"Looking back, I question whether I really loved Nate, or just the security of our relationship. I wonder if my feelings for him didn't have a lot to do with hating my job. From the bar exam through that first hellish year as an associate, Nate was my escape. And sometimes that can feel an awful lot like love." - Emily Giffin

"Looking back, I question whether I really loved Nate, or just the security of our relationship. I wonder if my feelings for him did' have a lot to do with hating my job. From the bar exam through that first hellish year as an associate, Nate was my escape. And sometimes that can feel an awful lot like love." - Emily Giffin

"...You have to pass an exam, and the jobs that you get are either to shine shoes, or to herd cows, or to tend pigs. Thank God, I don't want any of that! Damn it! And besides that they smack you for a reward; they call you an animal and it's not true, a little kid, etc.. Oh! Damn Damn Damn Damn Damn!" - Arthur Rimbaud

"Fairness is not even an issue [on penalty taking]" - Christian Karembeu

"Picture-taking is an ensemble art-like theater." - Ansel Elgort

"Charity is taking an ugly girl to lunch." - Warren Beatty

"Worldbuilding to me is taking the consequences of an idea." - Karin Tidbeck

"Picture-taking is an ensemble art - like theater." - Ansel Elgort

"Genius is an infinite capacity for taking pains." - Thomas Carlyle

"There is something deeply hypocritical in a society that holds an inner-city child only eight years old "accountable" for her performance on a high-stakes standardized exam but does not hold the high officials of our government accountable for robbing her of what they gave their own kids six or seven years before." - Jonathan Kozol

"Life is an 'open-book' exam, but the problem is that most of the students don't have the 'book', or refuse to open it-a fact that ought to spur us on as Church members to share the gospel more widely so that life would be meaningful for more people." - Neal A Maxwell

"Ehlena: Look, the reason I called was - Rehv: Because you needed an excuse. You shut me down in the exam room, but really wanted to talk to me. So you called me on the phone. And now you have me. (That voice dropped even lower) Do I get to pick what you do with me?" - J.R. Ward

"Well...he's back in an exam room. Should I get out a quarter?" Everybody groaned. There was only one He out of the legions of male patients they treated, and coin bingo was typically how the staff decided who had to deal with him." - J.R. Ward

"Tolerance sounds like a virtue, and at times it may be. [But should] a parent be tolerant of behavior that is harming a child? Or the police be tolerant of criminals who prey upon others? Should doctors be tolerant of disease, or public schoolteachers tolerant of any answer on an exam, no matter how wrong?" - Dave Hunt

"Some people's weight loss is impeded by an impaired thyroid. So I think it's worth testing that at your next physical exam. If it's off, sometimes, that can be caused by excess metals, such as mercury or cadmium. A qualified M.D. can help you cleanse your body of those." - Tony Robbins

"I thought of the idea of Summly in March or April 2011. I was 15 years old and I was revising for some kind of history exam. The problem was I was trying to find information that was useful to me. When you type into Google an esoteric term, you get quite a lot of stuff that's not relevant." - Nick D'Aloisio

"I thought of the idea of Summly in March or April 2011. I was 15 years old and I was revising for some kind of history exam. The problem was I was trying to find information that was useful to me. When you type into Google an esoteric term, you get quite a lot of stuff that's not relevant." - Nick Daloisio

"Christmas in the Underworld was NOT my idea. If I'd known what was coming, I would've called in sick. I could've avoided an army of demons, a fight with a Titan, and a trick that almost got my friends and me cast into eternal darkness. But no, I had to take my stupid English exam." - Rick Riordan

"If you're studying for an exam you're not thinking about the results. If you're always worried about the results, you can't study a lot. So to be engaged and detached from the outcome is excellent. Excellence is behavior. I mean, isn't that what martial arts is about? And that's what meditation is about, that's what, in many ways, sports are about." - Deepak Chopra

"There's a final exam in venture every four to six years. The scary thing is you need to get an 'A' in every discipline. You need to be on generational planning, need to be on great deal flow, need be on great outcomes, you need to be on great company building." - David Sze

"I mark a script like an exam, and I try not to do anything under 50 per cent. Similarly with the part. And also film is a peculiar thing, parts don't necessarily read in script form anything like as well as they can do when it comes to materialising." - John Hurt

"Our competitors aren't taking our market share with devices; they are taking our market share with an entire ecosystem." - Stephen Elop

"Having an experience is taking part in the world. Taking part in the world is really about sharing responsibility." - Olafur Eliasson

"Our competitors are' taking our market share with devices; they are taking our market share with an entire ecosystem." - Stephen Elop

"In his mercy, He sent the storm itself to make us seek help. And then knowing that we're likely to get the wrong answer, He gives us a multiple choice exam with only one option to choose from: the correct answer. The hardship itself is ease. By taking away all other hand-holds, all other multiple choice options, He has made the test simple.It's never easy to stand when the storm hits. And that's exactly the point. By sending the wind, He brings us to our knees: the perfect position to pray" - Yasmin Mogahed

"I'm lucky. I don't know whether I'm deserving or not. All I know is that I work damn hard for everything. And God helps those who help themselves. Every day is like an exam. I believe destiny and hard work go hand in hand. I was studying to be an engineer when my mom and my brother sent my pictures for the Miss India contest. I didn't even know about it. If that isn't destiny, what is?" - Priyanka Chopra

"In life, the classroom is everywhere. The exam comes at the very end." - Anna Quindlen

"We all knew the exam we were going to sit this week." - Paul McGinley

"I'm drinking away the exam results that don't take me anywhere." - Steven Herrick

"But love may have to be left off the exam. Most of us will never learn." - Robert Fulghum

"Patients know in a heartbeat if they're getting a clumsy exam." - Abraham Verghese

"I had never passed a single school exam, and clearly never would." - Mary Leakey

"An artist should be taking risks. That's the whole idea of being an artist." - Jr

"An actor is a man with an infinite capacity for taking praise." - Evan Esar

"Can the difficulty of an exam be measured by how many bits of information a student would need to pass it? This may not be so absurd in the encyclopedic subjects but in mathematics it doesn't make any sense since things follow from each other and, in principle, whoever knows the bases knows everything. All of the results of a mathematical theorem are in the axioms of mathematics in embryonic form, aren't they?" - Alfred Renyi

"Not taking criticism of your writing personally is an enormous step towards surviving the studio system." - Robert Ben Garant

"Now they're calling taking drugs an epidemic - that's cos white folks are doing it." - Richard Pryor

"One way to kill an opportunity is to avoid taking it." - Jack Canfield

"Getting an education at MIT is like taking a drink from a fire hose." - Jerome Wiesner

"Changing writing styles is like an actor taking on a different part." - Ed McBain

"Taking care of your body, no matter what your age, is an investment." - Oprah Winfrey

"If you want risk taking, set an example yourself and reward and praise those that do." - Jack Welch

"Taking a call girl to an STD fair... there's a joke here." - Donald Glover

"Who's taking care of the children is an important question for all of us." - Nancy Pelosi

"Embrace error: Create an atmosphere in which prudent risk taking is strongly encouraged." - Warren G. Bennis

"I'm not worried about young people seeing an opportunity and taking advantage of it." - Todd Phillips

"I think there is an evolving art taking place on Broadway." - Hugh Panaro

"Gift, like genius, I often think only means an infinite capacity for taking pains." - Jane Ellice Hopkins

"A perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquility." - Billie Jean King

"Feeling is an art and, like any other art, can be acquired by taking pains." - Samuel Butler (novelist)

"Reason is intelligence taking exercise. Imagination is intelligence with an erection." - Victor Hugo

"Most human beings have an almost infinite capacity for taking things for granted." - Aldous Huxley

"Voting is like alchemy - taking an abstract value and breathing life into it." - Sharon Salzberg

"Taking responsible steps to reduce poverty is not merely a moral imperative but an economic one." - John Yarmuth

"Tennis is a perfect combination of violent action taking place in an atmosphere of total tranquillity." - Billie Jean King

"Taking part in an Olympics on home ground is something you dream about." - Zara Phillips

"There has to be an element of risk-taking for me in my work." - Sigmar Polke

"After conducting Wagner, Beethoven's triple concerto is like taking an Alka Seltzer." - Zubin Mehta

"We don't have drama in public schools in France. I had never taking an acting class." - Stephanie Szostak

"Changing writing styles is like an actor taking on a different part." - Evan Hunter

"Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person." - Warren Bennis

"Taking charge of your own learning is a part of taking charge of your life, which is the sine qua non in becoming an integrated person." - Warren G. Bennis

"Options other than mastectomy include high risk surveillance and risk reduction. Surveillance is a combination of monthly self breast exam, annual mammography and whole breast screening ultrasound, annual breast MRI, and biannual clinical breast exam." - Kristi Funk

"So, in life we have a one question final exam - and it's not the kind of exam you can cram for at the very end. One of the main reasons we're alive is to expand our capacity to love." - Marci Shimoff

"Many people want to send their children to faith schools because they get good exam results, but they're not foolish enough to believe that it's because of faith that they get good exam results." - Richard Dawkins

"The trouble with school is they give you the answer, then they give you the exam. That's not life." - Robert Kiyosaki

"Hospitality invites to prayer before it checks credentials, welcomes to the table before administering the entrance exam." - Patrick Henry

"Tomorrow Is My Exam But I Don't Care Because A Single Sheet Of Paper Can't Decide My Future" - Thomas A Edison

"Transcendence is the only real alternative to extinction. This is serious. This may be the ultimate final exam." - Joel Garreau

"Tomorrow Is My Exam But I Do' Care Because A Single Sheet Of Paper Ca' Decide My Future" - Thomas A Edison

"The trouble with using experience as a guide is that the final exam often comes first and then the lesson." - Anonymous

"I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam: I looked into the soul of another boy." - Woody Allen

"When I was growing up, the exam system didn't allow you to write fiction, so you never did." - Roddy Doyle

"I don't believe in an afterlife, but I'm taking an extra pair of underwear just in case." - Woody Allen

"The horror genre has been for me an original way of taking an explicit visual and visionary approach to directing." - Michele Soavi

"We don't build a record. We're taking a picture of it. We're not building an image; we're capturing an image." - Neil Young

"I'll never be ready for the exam... Wish I was sound asleep. Wish there was an easy way to absorb facts. I can't memorize all this stuff... My head's splitting. What good'll this education do me when I'm out of school and start working! Here I am beating my brains out while everyone's out having fun. If I could make myself invisible I could copy answers easy. Maybe I could have an accident and get excused from class. After studying all night I'll probably fall dead asleep at the test tomorrow." - Harvey Kurtzman

"There was one moment, and it happened in school. I had a big final exam-we were supposed to write a 20-page report on this book about Houdini [Harry Houdini]. I probably would have loved reading it, but I didn't, so I just decided to make a little super-8 movie based on it. I tied myself to the railroad tracks and all that. I mean, this is kid stuff, but it impressed the teacher, and I got an A. And that was maybe my first turning point, when I said, 'Yeah, I wouldn't mind being a filmmaker.'" - Tim Burton

"I remember when I came out of an exam thinking I had done well and then I had a clue that maybe one answer was wrong, I remembered that I rather stop knowing, stop thinking about it, appreciating life instead. So first, it was just a memory. But then I realized that in life, it's a much more general sentiment - that instead of waiting for other people's judgment, I'd rather focus on my own feelings, that everything is fine. To go on with my life rather than anticipating other people's judgements that might be negative." - Abbas Kiarostami

"My taking pictures means I'm taking a series of pictures which become an essay and then get extended into a book. That's what's exciting, to take an idea and work it through to completion." - George A Tice

"The reason we tend to support Republicans is they're taking us toward the cliff at only 70 miles per hour miles an hour and the Democrats are taking us 100 miles an hour." - Charles Koch

"'Gonzo' means taking an unknown thing to an unknown place for a known purpose. But sometimes we're lost in an unknown place for no known purpose." - Jerry Jeff Walker

"It is better to be making the news than taking it, to be an actor rather than a critic." - Winston Churchill

"Without women taking an active role in Afghan society, rebuilding Afghanistan is going to be very difficult." - Khaled Hosseini

"An individual dies ... when, instead of taking risks and hurling himself toward being, he cowers within, and takes refuge there." - Emile M Cioran

"An attitude of only taking what you need was built into the protocols of the Internet itself." - Danny Hillis

"There are men whom you will never dislodge from an opinion, except by taking possession of it yourself." - Augustus William Hare

"I have always felt better taking a risk than an easier route for what I believe in." - Ernst Haas

"Taking back our light from those we"ve projected it onto opens the door to an unimaginable future." - Debbie Ford

"The simple joy of taking an idea into one's own hands and giving it proper form, that's exciting." - George Nelson

"We are all of us born in moral stupidity, taking the world as an udder to feed our supreme selves" - George Eliot

"An idea starts to be interesting when you get scared of taking it to its logical conclusion." - Nassim Nicholas Taleb

"Our whole goal is to drive the cost of taking an Uber BELOW the cost of owning a car." - Travis Kalanick

"Unless i'm reading an assignment or doing a paper or taking a test, i'm thinking about you." - Virginia C. Andrews

"Taking back our light from those we've projected it onto opens the door to an unimaginable future." - Debbie Ford

"When I'm tired of taking on too much responsibility as a director I then look for an acting gig." - Lake Bell

"Men are not taking women's job, which are good jobs. Being a nurse is an excellent job." - Stephen Marche

"There's no psychological barrier anymore that stops a young person or an older person from taking heroin." - Mike Dewine

"I most enjoy helping to build something up, taking an unformulated enterprise and making it into what it could become." - Frederick Terman

"Every aspect of our lives must be subjected to an inventory...of how we are taking responsibility." - Nancy Pelosi

"There are men whom you will never dislodge from an opinion, except by taking possession of it yourself." - Augustus Hare

"It is better to be making the news than taking it; to be an actor rather than a critic." - Winston Churchill

"Communicative skills develop when there's something meaningful for children to communicate about-when they are taking an active role." - Lilian Katz

"I want to grow as an artist and I'm taking a step out, I want my music to mature." - Justin Bieber

"I don't think any actors love taking their clothes off on film, unless you're an exhibitionist, which I'm certainly not." - Tamsin Egerton

"The whole point of taking a job is that you connect with a character or with an issue." - Michelle Fairley

"Since the time of Plato and Aristotle philosophers have had an interest in taking note of common fallacies in reasoning." - Randal Marlin

"I want to grow as an artist, and I'm taking a step out. I want my music to mature." - Justin Bieber

"It's all about risk-taking when you're making an album. Don't be scared to do weird things sometimes." - Vic Fuentes

"I felt like an impostor, taking all that money for reciting ten or twelve lines of nonsense a day." - Errol Flynn

"My innovation involved taking an idea from the telecommunications and banking industries, and applying that idea to transportation business." - Frederick W Smith

"Death is like taking an intermission when you can't come back. I like living and being around." - Grace Slick

"I love taking an idea... to a prototype and then to a product that millions of people use." - Susan Wojcicki

"The questions of philosophy proper are human desires and fears and aspirations - human emotions - taking an intellectual form." - Chauncey Wright

"To me, being an intellectual doesn't mean knowing about intellectual issues; it means taking pleasure in them." - Jacob Bronowski

"Actually, I've been working on a plan. During the exam, I'll hide under some coats, and hope that somehow everything will work out." - Homer

"New rule: Stop calling it Obamacare. It's not like Obama will be the doctor for your next prostate exam. That's just a common fantasy of Republican men." - Bill Maher

"There are no objective tests in psychiatry-no X-ray, laboratory, or exam finding that says definitively that someone does or does not have a mental disorder." - Allen Frances

"A perfect example of the power of prayer is when a blizzard closes the schools on the day of a big exam." - Doug Larson

"Do you know who will be in charge of health care? The IRS. You thought getting audited was bad? Wait until your next prostate exam." - Jay Leno

"When Vishous pushed open the door to the exam room, he got a gander at the kind of seating arrangement that made him think fondly of castration." - J.R. Ward

"The entire ball game, in terms of both the exam and life, was what you gave attention to vs. what you willed yourself to not." - David Foster Wallace

"You're pretty smart for a Fed." "I missed a bunch of questions on the entrance exam on purpose so that I could get into the agency," - Diana Rowland

"Sometimes I really think people ought to have to pass a proper exam before they're allowed to be parents. Not just the practical, I mean." - Terry Pratchett

"Student: Dr. Einstein, Aren't these the same questions as last year's [physics] final exam? Dr. Einstein: Yes; But this year the answers are different." - Albert Einstein

"I recruited a Czech kicker, and during the eye exam, when asked to read the bottom line, the kicker replied, Read it? I know him." - Woody Hayes

"You're pretty smart for a Fed." "I missed a bunch of questions on the entrance exam on purpose so that I could get into the agency," - Diana Rowland

"The educational system is pretty much geared to passing the next exam. You're educated to pass tests and not to understand." - Noam Chomsky

"Gyms are always packed. The only machine available is the one that simulates the gynecological exam. You know, the Sharon Stone machine." - Jim Gaffigan

"I was thrown out of college for cheating on the metaphysics exam; I looked into the soul of the boy sitting next to me." - Woody Allen

"Wisdom is nothing more than confirmed imagination: just because one did not study for his exam does not mean that he should leave it blank." - Criss Jami



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