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Human relations are built on feeling, not on reason or knowledge. And feeling is not an exact science; like all spiritual qualities, it has the vagueness of greatness about it. Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr, novelist
  • built

America was not built on fear. America was built on courage, on imagination and an unbeatable determination to do the job at hand. Harry S. Truman, president
  • courage

When prayer removes distrust and doubt and enters the field of mental certainty, it becomes faith; and the universe is built on faith. Ernest Holmes, theologian
  • becomes

You can't just ask customers what they want and then try to give that to them. By the time you get it built, they'll want something new. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • ask

Woman must not accept; she must challenge. She must not be awed by that which has been built up around her; she must reverence that woman in her which struggles for expression. Margaret Sanger, activist
  • accept

The Freudian theory is one of the most important foundation stones for an edifice to be built by future generations, the dwelling of a freer and wiser humanity. Thomas Mann, writer
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Big companies are like marching bands. Even if half the band is playing random notes, it still sounds kind of like music. The concealment of failure is built into them. Doug Coupland, author
  • band

We need to discuss the basis of a new form of trust built on a meaningful form of citizenship appropriate for a republic. Michael D. Higgins, politician
  • appropriate

It is impossible to overlook the extent to which civilization is built upon a renunciation of instinct. Sigmund Freud, psychologist
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If you have built castles in the air, your work need not be lost; that is where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. Henry David Thoreau, author
  • air

One day after laying a wreath at the tomb of Martin Luther King Jr., President Bush appoints a federal judge who has built his career around dismantling Dr. King's legacy. Hillary Clinton, politician
  • appoints

A ratio of failures is built into the process of writing. The wastebasket has evolved for a reason. Margaret Atwood, novelist
  • built

Switzerland is a small, steep country, much more up and down than sideways, and is all stuck over with large brown hotels built on the cuckoo clock style of architecture. Ernest Hemingway, novelist
  • architecture

Most animals are built to withstand one bad year. John Hunter,
  • bad

It's thrilling. There's birth and death and frustration and victory in raising horses. It's like a little microcosm of life is built into the short lives of these creatures. John Phillips, musician
  • birth

I built a series of supporters that had my back. I never abused that trust. You can't cry wolf. You have to solve most problems yourself. Michael Arad, architect
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Nothing is built on stone; all is built on sand, but we must build as if the sand were stone. Jorge Luis Borges, poet
  • build

The ancient Romans built their greatest masterpieces of architecture, their amphitheaters, for wild beasts to fight in. Voltaire, writer
  • ancient

When I'm ready to make a photograph, I think I quite obviously see in my minds eye something that is not literally there in the true meaning of the word. I'm interested in something which is built up from within, rather than just extracted from without. Ansel Adams, photographer
  • built

Rome was not built in one day. John Heywood, dramatist
  • built

Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones. But a collection of facts is no more a science than a heap of stones is a house. Henri Poincare, mathematician
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Women today are dealing with both their independence and also the fact that their lives are built around finding and satisfying the romantic models we grew up with. Jane Campion, director
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They say Rome wasn't built in a day, but I wasn't on that particular job. Brian Clough, athlete
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The whole business is built on ego, vanity, self-satisfaction, and it's total crap to pretend it's not. George Michael, musician
  • built

Music is essentially built upon primitive memory structures. Morton Feldman, composer
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On the last morning of Virginia's bloodiest year since the Civil War, I built a fire and sat facing a window of darkness where at sunrise I knew I would find the sea. Patricia Cornwell, writer
  • bloodiest

If life was so easy that you could just go buy success, there would be a lot more successful companies in the world. Successful enterprises are built from the ground up. Lou Gerstner, businessman
  • built

People think of these eureka moments and my feeling is that they tend to be little things, a little realisation and then a little realisation built on that. Roger Penrose, physicist
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And there's the Victoria Memorial, built as a memorial to Victoria. David Dimbleby, journalist
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Google is a global Rorschach test. We see in it what we want to see. Google has built an infrastructure that makes a lot of dreams closer to reality. John Battelle,
  • built

As long as there's land available, single-family homes will be built, and Colorado residents will always go for a single-family over a condo. Gary Bauer, public servant
  • available

Generally, cars were not built to sit on dealer lots. It encourages the wrong kind of behavior in the whole system. Rick Wagoner, businessman
  • behavior

The future is built on brains, not prom court, as most people can tell you after attending their high school reunion. But you'd never know it by talking to kids or listening to the messages they get from the culture and even from their schools. Anna Quindlen, journalist
  • attending

I'm delighted. I don't know of anybody who had a statue built of them while they were living. It's a great feeling. Al Lopez, coach
  • anybody

Looking past the immediate crisis, a more resilient system must be built on stronger and better designed shock absorbers, both in the major institutions and in the infrastructure of the financial system. Timothy Geithner, public servant
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We should reject big government and look inside ourselves for all the things that built this country into what it was. Glenn Beck, journalist
  • big

Earth was not built for six billion people all running around and being passionate about things. The world was built for about two million people foraging for roots and grubs. Doug Coupland, author
  • being

Golf courses sell real estate and that's why they're built. Ed Mcmahon, entertainer
  • built

I have seen many successful people fail after they start fearing they might lose what they have built. Guy Laliberte, businessman
  • built

Do you know how many houses all of the nonprofits have built? No more than 5,000 in five years. Do you know how many we lost? Two hundred thousand. Mary Landrieu, politician
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I grew up below the poverty line; I didn't have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade point average and I want to go to college, and just become a better person. Justin Bieber, musician
  • average

I am not politically correct. I am all about the facts, I am all about the truth and I am all about Godly pursuits and what this country was built on, and I am not apologetic about it. Luke Scott, athlete
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But I learned that there's a certain character that can be built from embarrassing yourself endlessly. If you can sit happy with embarrassment, there's not much else that can really get to ya. Christian Bale, actor
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If you don't have liberty and self-determination, you've got nothing, that's what this is what this country is built on. And this is the ultimate self-determination, when you determine how and when you're going to die when you're suffering. Jack Kevorkian, activist
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I don't really need to stand out, there's room for everyone. Although I haven't built a niche yet, I'm just writing love songs. Adele, musician
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I see this fella built like a barn door... and there's all these fox hunters, who didn't like me, screaming and shouting and as I walked past him I looked at him and he hit me with something. John Prescott, politician
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Now look, you built a factory and it turned into something terrific or a great idea, God Bless, keep a big hunk of it. But part of the underlying social contract is you take a hunk of that and paid forward for the next kid who comes along. Elizabeth Warren, public servant
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Everyone is aware that most of the built environment today lacks a natural order, an order which presents itself very strongly in places that were built centuries ago. Christopher Alexander, architect
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Tyler Perry's brand is faith, family and this whole thing that I've built, while my company, 34th Street Films, is like Disney's Touchstone. We can do anything. People don't know what to expect from me yet. Tyler Perry, actor
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I never had a job. I bought my first house within a year of getting out of school, and I built a custom one four and a half years later. The Art Center didn't teach much about business, but I learned a lot from the Fortune 500 companies that were my clients. Richard MacDonald, sculptor
  • art

I am very glad as well that it is a presidency built on a campaign that emphasized ideas. I hope it will be a presidency that will enable everybody to be part of and proud of. Michael D. Higgins, politician
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The necessary transformation of which I speak and of which my presidency will be a part is built on turning creative possibilities into live realities for all our people. Michael D. Higgins, politician
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I have encountered on this long road an enthusiasm for an Irishness which will be built on recognising again those sources from which spring the best of our reason and curiosity. Michael D. Higgins, politician
  • again

First of all, every new company today is being built in the face of massive economic headwinds, making the challenge far greater than it was in the relatively benign '90s. Marc Andreessen, businessman
  • being

Only those who are built up can build others up, amen? Joseph Prince, clergyman
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Racism built me into a person that was set up to be self-destructive. Jayson Blair, journalist
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I founded Netflix. I've built it steadily over 12 years now, first with DVD becoming profitable in 2002, a head-to-head ferocious battle with Blockbuster and evolving the company toward streaming. Reed Hastings, businessman
  • battle

I built the business exactly the way my mother built and ran her family. I wanted a replication of the big, happy family I grew up in. I wanted happy people having fun. Barbara Corcoran, businesswoman
  • big

And so, whether they came here on the Mayflower, on a slave ship, or on an airplane from Havana, we are all descendants of the men and women who built here the nation that saved the world. Marco Rubio, politician
  • airplane

I'm very proud of being Italian-American, but people don't realize that the mafia is just this aberration. The real community is built on the working man, the guy who's the cop, the fireman, the truck driver, the bus driver. Chazz Palminteri, actor
  • aberration

I was so lucky because what I did in 'Thor' was I built the character from the ground up - the foundations of his spirit, really. He was someone who was born with an expectation that he would one day be a king, born with an entitlement. Tom Hiddleston, actor
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Loki in 'Thor' is the most incredible springboard into a sort of excavation of the darker aspects of human nature. So that was thrilling, coming back knowing that I'd built the boat and now I could set sail into choppier waters. Tom Hiddleston, actor
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I take computers practically apart and put them back together. I have a supercomputer I built over the years out of different computers. Jared Leto, actor
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I don't design cars. I'm not a designer. I know what I desire to be built, I know what the end result is, the horsepower, the competition we'll be working against - but I leave it to the people who work with me to put it all together. I don't do anything. Caroll Shelby, businessman
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I've had a good run. I've built a lot of things that work and a lot of things that didn't work. Caroll Shelby, businessman
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I was vegetarian for a long time, and in the last four years I started eating chicken and fish. I feel like it really built up my strength a lot. Laura Wilkinson, athlete
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There is a revolution happening, and within two years I think that Wi-Fi and Netflix will be built into all the televisions. Reed Hastings, businessman
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My parents had us very young. We lived in a modest house. We built forts, we hiked, we went camping and they wanted us to be independent. It's how children grew up in the 1940s and 50s: outside all the time, playing in the dirt, riding your bike around. Brooklyn Decker, model
  • bike

We need a grassroots movement and government policies and programs to change the food landscape and the built environment to give our children a chance to have happy, healthy successful lives. Mark Hyman,
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The Internet is the first thing that humanity has built that humanity doesn't understand, the largest experiment in anarchy that we have ever had. Eric Schmidt, businessman
  • anarchy

If an ad campaign is built around a weak idea - or as is so often the case, no idea at all - I don't give a damn how good the execution is, it's going to fail. Morris Hite, businessman
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If you ever have the good fortune to create a great advertising campaign, you will soon see another agency steal it. This is irritating, but don't let it worry you; nobody has ever built a brand by imitating somebody else's advertising. David Ogilvy, businessman
  • advertising

If I could only remember that the days were, not bricks to be laid row on row, to be built into a solid house, where one might dwell in safety and peace, but only food for the fires of the heart. Edmund Wilson, critic
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The civilized man has built a coach, but has lost the use of his feet. Ralph Waldo Emerson, poet
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It's surprising how much memory is built around things unnoticed at the time. Barbara Kingsolver, novelist
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All my pictures are built around the idea of getting in trouble and so giving me the chance to be desperately serious in my attempt to appear as a normal little gentleman. Charlie Chaplin, actor
  • appear

A deck of cards is built like the purest of hierarchies, with every card a master to those below it, a lackey to those above it. Ely Culbertson, writer
  • below

She was built for crowds. She has never come any closer to life than the dinner table. Janet Flanner, journalist
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Nothing was more up-to-date when it was built, or is more obsolete today, than the railroad station. Ada Louise Huxtable, critic
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When you look at a city, it's like reading the hopes, aspirations and pride of everyone who built it. Hugh Newell Jacobsen,
  • aspirations

I've also seen that great men are often lonely. This is understandable, because they have built such high standards for themselves that they often feel alone. But that same loneliness is part of their ability to create. Yousuf Karsh, photographer
  • ability

Science by itself has no moral dimension. But it does seek to establish truth. And upon this truth morality can be built. William Masters, scientist
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My advisers built a wall between myself and my people. I didn't realize what was happening. When I woke up, I had lost my people. Mohammed Reza Pahlavi, royalty
  • between

Justice is an unassailable fortress, built on the brow of a mountain which cannot be overthrown by the violence of torrents, nor demolished by the force of armies. Joseph Addison, writer
  • armies

Do not worry if you have built your castles in the air. They are where they should be. Now put the foundations under them. Henry David Thoreau, author
  • air

A ship in port is safe, but that's not what ships are built for. Grace Hopper, scientist
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No stream rises higher than its source. What ever man might build could never express or reflect more than he was. He could record neither more nor less than he had learned of life when the buildings were built. Frank Lloyd Wright, architect
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All lasting business is built on friendship. Alfred A. Montapert, author
  • business

Home wasn't built in a day. Jane Sherwood Ace, actress
  • home

I think all great innovations are built on rejections. Louise Berliawsky Nevelson, sculptor
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Every man is the architect of his own life. He builds it just the way he wants it. However, after he has built what he wants, he sometimes decides that he doesn't like what he has built and looks for someone or something to blame instead of changing himself. Sydney Madwed, businessman
  • architect

Candlestick was built on the water. It should have been built under it. Roger Maris, athlete
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It took us three years to build the NeXT computer. If we'd given customers what they said they wanted, we'd have built a computer they'd have been happy with a year after we spoke to them - not something they'd want now. Steve Jobs, businessman
  • build

It has never been, and never will be easy work! But the road that is built in hope is more pleasant to the traveler than the road built in despair, even though they both lead to the same destination. Marion Zimmer Bradley, writer
  • built

Ours is a country built more on people than on territory. The Jews will come from everywhere: from France, from Russia, from America, from Yemen... Their faith is their passport. David Ben-Gurion, statesman
  • america

Glory, built on selfish principles, is shame and guilt. William Cowper, poet
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The temple of art is built in words. J. G. Holland, novelist
  • art

Nothing is given to man on earth - struggle is built into the nature of life, and conflict is possible - the hero is the man who lets no obstacle prevent him from pursuing the values he has chosen. Andrew Bernstein, philosopher
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Divine Nature gave the fields, human art built the cities. Marcus Terentius Varro, author
  • art

To the old saying that man built the house but woman made of it a 'home' might be added the modern supplement that woman accepted cooking as a chore but man has made of it a recreation. Emily Post, author
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Our armed forces will fight for peace in Iraq, a peace built on more secure foundations than are found today in the Middle East. Even more important, they will fight for two human conditions of even greater value than peace: liberty and justice. John McCain, politician
  • armed

We can influence who we will be tomorrow, for tomorrow can only be built on today. Anne Wilson Schaef, author
  • built

The only time I would like to see was the 20s and 30s in America because I love the music and the style and the optimism, I wanted to see New York being built. I wanted to see all that, you know. Billy Connolly, comedian
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I believe you make your day. You make your life. So much of it is all perception, and this is the form that I built for myself. I have to accept it and work within those compounds, and it's up to me. Brad Pitt, actor
  • accept

The foundation for future prosperity is built on the bedrock of good jobs and great schools. We are building a strong foundation one job at a time and one educated Texan at a time. Rick Perry, politician
  • bedrock

I needed to become something besides the star everybody had built me up to be. LeAnn Rimes, musician
  • become

In remembering the appalling suffering of war on both sides, we recognise how precious is the peace we have built in Europe since 1945. Queen Elizabeth II, royalty
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What the nation's built on is discussion, contradiction and growth, and at the moment you can't discuss anything. If you do start to discuss it, you get criticized. If people hate us, you have to find out why and try to solve that problem. Donald Sutherland, actor
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Well, I couldn't do the day-to-day stuff of being a politician or anything, but I just think everybody should have an opinion and everybody should vote, and that's what we're built on. Toby Keith, musician
  • anything

Civilization is built on a number of ultimate principles... respect for human life, the punishment of crimes against property and persons, the equality of all good citizens before the law... or, in a word justice. Max Nordau, critic
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The Republic of Macedonia is being built on democratic ideals and values, not on ethnic groups. Those ideals and values include economic opportunities, language and educational opportunities, religious rights, and political processes. Boris Trajkovski, statesman
  • being

Success consists in being successful, not in having potential for success. Any wide piece of ground is the potential site of a palace, but there's no palace till it's built. Fernando Pessoa, author
  • being

A house must be built on solid foundations if it is to last. The same principle applies to man, otherwise he too will sink back into the soft ground and becomes swallowed up by the world of illusion. Sai Baba, leader
  • applies

Whether his policy was right or wrong, he built up the glory of the nation. Sam Houston, politician
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A screenplay is not a finished product; a novel is. A screenplay is a blueprint for something - for a building that will most likely never be built. Nicholas Meyer, writer
  • blueprint

Trust is to human relationships what faith is to gospel living. It is the beginning place, the foundation upon which more can be built. Where trust is, love can flourish. Barbara Smith, activist
  • trust

The Industry's at war. I think it's about control. You can make all of the financial arguments that the industry has been shooting itself in the foot, but it is an industry built on a foundation of ownership and exploitation of intellectual property rights. Don Rose, entertainer
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No state legislature ever built a great university. James E. Rogers, educator
  • built

The thing you've got to watch for is going broke when you're old. Look at all the people that go down and out at the finish. The man who built my country place is blind now and penniless. That's terrible! Pearl White, musician
  • blind

The Washingtonian said it shouldn't be built. The gallery's East Building is now considered a triumph, and members of the American Association of Architects have voted it one of the best buildings of all time. J. Carter Brown,
  • american

The house built on the sand may oftentimes be built higher, have more fair parapets and battlements, windows and ornaments, than that which is built upon the rock; yet all gifts and privileges equal not one grace. John Owen, theologian
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Under the auspices of peace, our comprehensive renaissance will be built, and it will be a model for those who wish to emulate it in the greater Arab homeland. King Hussein I, statesman
  • arab

There was an old man with a beard, who said: 'It is just as I feared! Two owls and a hen, four larks and a wren have all built their nests in my beard. Edward Lear, artist
  • beard

Our company is built on people - those who work for us, and those we do business with. Harvey S. Firestone, businessman
  • built

I believe that Canadians have the common sense to see that a better future cannot be built on fragmentation. Kim Campbell, politician
  • believe

I built my own hi-fi set and enjoyed helping friends with their amateur radio transmitters, but lost interest as soon as they worked. Robert W. Wilson, scientist
  • amateur

The rules of navigation never navigated a ship. The rules of architecture never built a house. Thomas Reid, philosopher
  • architecture

I just love where I am right now in my career. I love country music. I don't ever feel restricted by the genre. I've been able to have a solid career that we've built one step at a time and a family. I know that I'm in a good place. Martina McBride, musician
  • able

Funnily enough, when I originally went in for my screen test, that set was already built. Gerard Butler, actor
  • already

The task of a priest, in some respects, may be different today, but the principles upon which Herbert built his life as a priest are of universal application. Arthur Middleton, politician
  • application

The Negro people of America... have cut our forests, tilled our fields, built our railroads, fought our battles, and in all of their trials they have manifested a simple faith, a grateful heart, a cheerful spirit, and an undivided loyalty . Mordecai Wyatt Johnson, educator
  • america

I live in a house that was built in 1480. It has a moat around it. It is like a little baby castle. Bill Wyman, musician
  • baby

Knots was about the relationships that were built over many years. Joan Van Ark, actress
  • built

From this time on, the universe is built up into an aggregate of permanent objects connected by causal relations that are independent of the subject and are placed in objective space and time. Jean Piaget, psychologist
  • aggregate

Many of the Jews who owned the homes, the apartments in the black community, we considered them bloodsuckers because they took from our community and built their community but didn't offer anything back to our community. Louis Farrakhan, activist
  • anything

And it has to do with having no inventory or stockpiles on the shelf, but items arrive as you need to build your product. What that means is that it's much more difficult to actually find stockpiles of already built weapons. Mitchell Reiss, diplomat
  • already

I think in a sense this is a house that was built on a bad foundation. And the foundation was the Americans coming here and allowing the sacking, burning and plunder of Baghdad, for whatever reason. Jon Lee Anderson,
  • allowing

I actually built a tiny computer as a junior high school project. Mitch Kapor, businessman
  • built

In our daily lives as programmers, we process text strings a lot. So I tried to work hard on text processing, namely the string class and regular expressions. Regular expressions are built into the language and are very tuned up for use. Yukihiro Matsumoto, scientist
  • built

Western art is built on the biographical passion of one artist for another. Jim Dine, artist
  • another

And I found that when I built my own place and just shut the door, the creativity was endless. Billy Sherwood, musician
  • built

One I built when I was a kid, and it was a real miniature of Disneyland. I fell in love with the park when I went there with my parents on my 12th birthday. Bobby Sherman, musician
  • birthday

I have the background singers of Ray Charles, the background singers of Smokey Robinson, and the background singers of Barry White and I built a choir around that. Della Reese, musician
  • background

Computer technology is so built into our lives that it's part of the surround of every artist. Steven Levy, journalist
  • artist

Hollywood people want to build you up and make you famous only to knock you off you're the pedestal they built for you. Morgan Brittany, actress
  • build

Our village was built on the Ohio River, and was a halting place on this great national road, then the only avenue of traffic between the South and the North. Rebecca Harding Davis, author
  • avenue

Success is not built on success. It's built on failure. It's built on frustration. Sometimes its built on catastrophe. Sumner Redstone, businessman
  • failure

Looking back, video game design seems a natural fit, although there was no such thing when I was growing up. I built a Tic-Tac-Toe playing machine in my teens which went up in smoke on the night it was scheduled to go to a science fair. David Crane,
  • built

Many fail to realize this great recording industry was built by so-called jazz artists. And at the other end of the spectrum, a base in European classical music as well. Ahmad Jamal, musician
  • artists

Everything this series is being built up to be - I think it's going to live up to those expectations. Matthew Hayden, athlete
  • being


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