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We move sometimes. We send messages to each other. We talk on the phone. Tell me, what can we do? Walid Jumblatt, politician
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Stay humble. Always answer your phone - no matter who else is in the car. Jack Lemmon, actor
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  • #answer

To be happy in this world, first you need a cell phone and then you need an airplane. Then you're truly wireless. Ted Turner, businessman
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  • #airplane

I know how many days in which I have just answered e-mail, had three phone calls and a two hour lunch. Poof, gone. They are not infrequent. Joseph Epstein, writer
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  • #answered

Would I buy a cell phone for my 12-year-old?... No. I should have closer control over my child than that. He really shouldn't be in places where he needs to contact me by cell. Stephen Baker, athlete
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  • #buy

I think Stevie Wonder could sing the phone book and manage to make me cry. Brad Delp, musician
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  • #book

Follow up the interview with a phone call. If Carrot Top can figure out how to use a phone, so can you. Tom Cole, politician
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  • #carrot

I symbolized doping... My phone rarely rings. I can count on the fingers of one hand the number of riders who call me. Richard Virenque, athlete
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  • #count

I loved Catholic school. I didn't like being beeped at by old pervs at the gas station because I was wearing a plaid skirt, though. It's like, do you think I'm going to stop and give you my phone number? Kristen Bell, actress
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  • #being

Most people have no idea how to politely answer a phone. The English do, and it's been their only major business advantage for the past two centuries. Doug Coupland, author
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I don't think the government is out to get me or help someone else get me but it wouldn't surprise me if they were out to sell me something or help someone else sell me something. I mean, why else would the Census Bureau want to know my telephone number? Andy Rooney, journalist
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You have to take into account it was the cell phone that became what the modern-day concept of a phone call is, and this is a device that's attached to your hip 24/7. Before that there was 'leave a message' and before that there was 'hopefully you're home.' Giovanni Ribisi, actor
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  • #account

I'm old fashioned with my cell phone. I like that human contact and I think it's important. Giovanni Ribisi, actor
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  • #cell

I am always saying, 'I don't believe in God; I believe in Al Pacino.' And that's true. If I ever get a phone call saying 'Would you like to work with Al Pacino?' I would go crazy. Javier Bardem, actor
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I'm not really into clubbing, I like to go to parties after events, and those do end up at clubs or bars. But in my free time I go grocery shopping or to the gym, or I talk on the phone. Amanda Seyfried, actress
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  • #bars

I was the worst extra, I was 'that' guy. I was the guy on the phone trying to get the Oscar for best extra - for best background performance. Jon Favreau, actor
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  • #background

For the past few years I have engaged in several inappropriate conversations conducted over Twitter, Facebook, e-mail and occasionally on the phone with women I have met online. Anthony Weiner, politician
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  • #conducted

The only still center of my life is Macbeth. To go back to doing this bloody, crazed, insane mass-murderer is a huge relief after trying to get my cell phone replaced. Patrick Stewart, actor
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  • #bloody

I'll tell you how it happened. The phone rang. Paul, my agent, goes, 'Would you like to play Meryl Streep's?' I said, 'Yeeees! I'll do it, whatever it is.' He said, 'It's Mamma Mia!.' I said, 'Oh no, which character? The fat friend? Julie Walters, actress
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I started writing it the day after Sept. 11. I was living in New York City. We didn't have any phone service and we didn't have any mail. Like a lot of writers do, I started to write in a voice that I missed. Kathryn Stockett, novelist
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  • #city

My mobile phone battery runs out all the time because all the messages come straight to me. Ed Balls, politician
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  • #battery

Tomorrow you might get a phone call about something wonderful and you might get a phone call about something terrible. Regina Spektor, musician
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  • #might

An iPod, a phone, an internet mobile communicator... these are NOT three separate devices! And we are calling it iPhone! Today Apple is going to reinvent the phone. And here it is. Steve Jobs, businessman
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  • #apple

What we want to do is make a leapfrog product that is way smarter than any mobile device has ever been, and super-easy to use. This is what iPhone is. OK? So, we're going to reinvent the phone. Steve Jobs, businessman
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We want to reinvent the phone. What's the killer app? The killer app is making calls! It's amazing how hard it is to make calls on most phones. We want to let you use contacts like never before - sync your iPhone with your PC or mac. Steve Jobs, businessman
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I get an abundance of e-mail every day, some say 'dear Richard, can you call my husband, he weighs 400 pounds...' or 'my 14-year-old is 200 pounds...' or 'I just got divorced, no one wants me, I am 500 pounds.' So I pick up the phone and I call people. Richard Simmons, celebrity
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  • #abundance

I never felt I had the kind of relationship with Magic that I could just pick up the phone and call him at home. Karl Malone, athlete
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  • #home

My two must-haves are my cell phone and my MacBook Pro laptop, which allows me to update my Web site from wherever I am, whether I'm in Africa or in Sun Valley skiing. Daryn Kagan, entertainer
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  • #africa

When you explain to people what you're trying to do, as opposed to just making demands or delegating tasks, you can build instant trust, even if it's just for that short time you're on the phone. Simon Sinek, author
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  • #build

My life isn't that dramatic. My dad really loves me, he just can't talk on the phone. He's too crippled and shy, and that's almost harder. He's there and he loves me, and I try and try and try, it's just impossible to have a relationship. Joey Lauren Adams, actress
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  • #almost

In the next 10 years, I expect at least five billion people worldwide to own smartphones, giving every individual with such a phone instant access to the full power of the Internet, every moment of every day. Marc Andreessen, businessman
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  • #access

I've had to fight for roles and I've lost a hundred roles, but 'Smoking' and 'Smith' were phone calls. That's the dream. Adam Brody, actor
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  • #calls

I never got into using my phone's calendar. It's easier to write in my Tiffany day planner. There's something charming about having a datebook. Ali Larter, model
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  • #calendar

My wife will tell you it's the little things, like driving my boys to school on my days off so she can rest. We're not into PDA, but every time we end a phone conversation, we say 'sarang,' which means love in Korean. Daniel Dae Kim, actor
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  • #conversation

I'm a reporter; you can't subpoena people to talk to you. If you write to them and try to call them on the phone and they don't answer or so forth, then take them unawares. Mike Wallace, journalist
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  • #answer

Last time I spoke to my mom she called me from a pay phone, and we didn't have the best talk. Ever since my stepdad passed away three years ago, she has been very depressed and hasn't been herself at all. Eric West, musician
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  • #best

I love the Instamatic application on my I phone, it takes the coolest photos. Carolyn Murphy, model
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  • #application

I just got my phone back yesterday. My mom had it for two days. I was supposed to read a book and I really wanted to play Call Of Duty. Chloe Moretz, actress
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  • #book

I, like many people, am constantly on my phone. Leelee Sobieski, actress
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  • #constantly

When I had my daughter, Louisanna, two and a half years ago, I started recording every funny or sweet thing she said or did on my phone. Leelee Sobieski, actress
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  • #daughter

The most famous person in my phone is Lindsay Lohan. We starred in 'Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen' together in 2004 and we've stayed in touch. Adam Garcia, actor
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  • #confessions

I don't believe in e-mail. I rarely use a cell phone and I don't have a fax. Seth Green, actor
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  • #believe

I want to be buried with a mobile phone, just in case I'm not dead. Amanda Holden, actress
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  • #buried

I have a whole slew of doctors. I can count eight in my phone right now - eight different doctors, all for different parts of my body. I have specialists. Johnny Knoxville, actor
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  • #body

I won't be able to live without my guitar, my phone or my boots on tour. Skylar Laine, musician
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  • #able

I'm hopeless by e-mail, by phone, by text. Rachel Maddow, journalist
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  • #e-mail

People from New York have been calling, to see if I'm still alive. When I answer the phone, you can hear the disappointment in their voice. Maurice Sendak, artist
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  • #alive

I have lots of brothers and sisters, two of whom are younger than myself, so I rely on my phone, text messaging or e-mailing to stay in the loop and communicate when I'm away for big chunks of time. Devon Aoki, model
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  • #big

I get on Twitter, one of my routines during the day, if I'm home is, I wake up, get a cup of coffee, turn on the Weather Channel and I'll look at what people are saying to me on Twitter on my phone. Blake Shelton, musician
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  • #channel

If it's the Psychic Network why do they need a phone number? Robin Williams, comedian
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  • #funny

He was so honest you could play craps with him over the phone. Earl Wilson, athlete
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  • #honest

When I talked to him on the phone yesterday. I called him George rather than Mr. Vice President. But, in public, it's Mr. Vice President, because that is who he is. Dan Quayle, vice president
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  • #called

As a teenager you are at the last stage in your life when you will be happy to hear that the phone is for you. Fran Lebowitz, journalist
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  • #teen

The less there is of a phone, the more I like it. Niels Diffrient, designer
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  • #phone

I wouldn't trust Nixon from here to that phone. Barry Goldwater, politician
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  • #here

My dog can bark like a congressman, fetch like an aide, beg like a press secretary and play dead like a receptionist when the phone rings. Gerald B. H. Solomon, politician
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  • #aide

We don't care. We don't have to. We're the phone company. Lily Tomlin, actress
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  • #care

I don't even know how to use a parking meter, let alone a phone box. Princess Diana, royalty
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  • #alone

For three days after death, hair and fingernails continue to grow but phone calls taper off. Johnny Carson, comedian
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  • #calls

The Clinton White House today said they would start to give national security and intelligence briefings to George Bush. I don't know how well this is working out. Today after the first one Bush said, 'I've got one question: What color is the red phone?' Bill Maher, comedian
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Remember that as a teenager you are in the last stage of your life when you will be happy to hear the phone is for you. Fran Lebowitz, journalist
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  • #happy

I'm too shy to express my sexual needs except over the phone to people I don't know. Garry Shandling, comedian
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  • #except

A telephone survey says that 51 percent of college students drink until they pass out at least once a month. The other 49 percent didn't answer the phone. Craig Kilborn, entertainer
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  • #answer

Never say anything on the phone that you wouldn't want your mother to hear at your trial. Sydney Biddle Barrows, celebrity
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  • #anything

Have you ever felt like a phone call that's been disconnected? Shannen Doherty, actress
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  • #disconnected

I'm always on the phone because I'm usually not with the people I want to be with. Natalie Portman, actress
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  • #people

I sing seriously to my mom on the phone. To put her to sleep, I have to sing "Maria" from West Side Story. When I hear her snoring, I hang up. Adam Sandler, actor
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  • #mom

The filmmakers who I'm pining to work for aren't ringing my phone off the hook. Sean Astin, actor
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  • #filmmakers

E-mail is far more convenient than the telephone, as far as I'm concerned. I would throw my phone away if I could get away with it. Tom Hanks, actor
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  • #far

When I used to live in the Brewster Projects, I always thought it would be fantastic to have a phone. I would dream about a phone. Florence Ballard, musician
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  • #dream

You'd be surprised how difficult it is relinquish a cell phone. Adrien Brody, actor
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  • #cell

As soon as television became the only secondary way in which films were watched, films had to adhere to a pretty linear system, whereby you can drift off for ten minutes and go and answer the phone and not really lose your place. Christopher Nolan, director
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  • #adhere

If any sort of error is inexcusable, it's an incorrect phone number. One of the cardinal rules of copy editing is that every phone number published must be checked. Bill Walsh, editor
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People who are funny and smart and return phone calls get much better press than people who are just funny and smart. Howard Simons, editor
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  • #calls

I never answer if someone knocks on my door and only the band and my manager have my phone number. In any case my phone doesn't ring so I never notice it. I occasionally just walk past and pick it up to see if anyone's there. Robert Smith, musician
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  • #answer

The average man has a carefully cultivated ignorance about household matters - from what to do with the crumbs to the grocer's telephone number - a sort of cheerful inefficiency which protects him. Crystal Eastman, lawyer
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  • #average

The joke in our family is that we can cry reading the phone book. Ron Reagan, journalist
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  • #family

My ideal day would be to get a good work out in, listen to music, talk to my family and friends on the phone, read and go to a good movie. Steve Nash, athlete
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  • #family

My free time at home is usually spent emailing, listening to music, reading and talking on the phone. I wish I was on the phone less, but I have been fortunate to stay in touch with so many incredible friends. Steve Nash, athlete
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  • #fortunate

Did you know that, if you visualise, you can actually hug on the phone? Shelley Long, actress
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  • #hug

As an old reporter, we have a few secrets, and the first thing is we try the phone book. Andy Rooney, journalist
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  • #book

I still have my bad days when I think I'm not getting everything I deserve. But those pass quickly once my Mother gets on the phone and says, 'listen, we used to eat rocks and walk 80 miles a day to school. Bonnie Hunt, actress
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  • #bad

Not returning phone calls is the severest form of torture in the civilized world. Marisha Pessl,
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  • #phone

For a while, even in the house of good friends for dinner or for cocktails, they would really be upset. They thought I had single-handedly destroyed the best phone service in the world. Harold H. Greene, judge
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  • #best

I feel if some kid has sat down and felt I'm important enough to write two pages of words to and take up a lot of his valuable time, then he deserves a few words back, or even a phone call as I have done on a few occasions. Jim Dale, musician
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  • #deserves

Tell me about yourself - your struggles, your dreams, your telephone number. Peter Arno, cartoonist
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  • #dreams

I went to these mixers, you know, where you're supposed to meet people. And sure enough, some guy asked me for my phone number. but at the end of the evening he gave it back. Marcia Wallace, actress
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  • #asked

I got a pair of red, synthetic satin women's pants through the post the other day with a phone number on. That was quite strange. I haven't tried the phone number. In times of stress I may. Jarvis Cocker, musician
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  • #haven

So I got home, and the phone was ringing. I picked it up, and said 'Who's speaking please?' And a voice said 'You are.' Tim Vine, comedian
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  • #home

Don't write anything you can phone. Don't phone anything you can talk. Don't talk anything you can whisper. Don't whisper anything you can smile. Don't smile anything you can nod. Don't nod anything you can wink. Earl Long, politician
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  • #anything

We went to - I guess it was a legitimate boiler room, and I sat in front of this guy who literally was on the phone with two people at once. They call it double fisting. Giovanni Ribisi, actor
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  • #boiler

He exists and we have four people who identified him and I know who he is, where he is, what his phone number is, everything about him that one needs. All I need is a criminal trial so I can have him subpoenaed. William Pepper, scientist
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  • #criminal

I got a phone call saying we are from the News of the World, and we're exposing you and David Beckham. My heart did not beat for a minute. Rebecca Loos, celebrity
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  • #beat

My kitchen's pink, like skin-tone pink, and I lowered my spice rack so it's eye level - it's true! - and my phone, so I can reach it when I fall, it's right there. Amy Sedaris, actress
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  • #eye

I was just in the middle of singing a song about how broke we were and now my cell phone rings. Joel Madden, musician
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  • #broke

I'm still friendly with Dean. He still calls me on the phone from time to time. John Dean was fired and later ended up spending some time in prison for his role in Watergate. Fred F. Fielding, lawyer
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  • #calls

We've got activists all across the country like the members of the Million Mom March organization, some of their leaders are here tonight. We're phone banking congressional offices and pursuing editorial boards. Michael D. Barnes, politician
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  • #activists

It is important that people support prisoners of the Italian state like Joe in whatever way they can. I was not allowed contact with a lawyer for the first 24 hours, and no phone calls were permitted, but apparently telegrams have been getting through to Joe. John Blair, politician
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  • #allowed

We hope that the elected officials will respond positively to a ground swell of letters, phone calls, e-mails and visits from parents. The law clearly states that the responsibility for giving a sound basic education to our children lies with New York State. Major R. Owens, politician
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  • #basic

I like 1977 because it is more primitive. If it were modern day, like one Universal guy was like wouldn't they just use their cell phone? I guess he did not read that it was 1977 in the script. Rob Zombie, musician
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  • #cell

I wanted a name that would put us first in the phone directory, or second if you count ABBA. Martin Fry, musician
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Unlike the phone system, which is engineered around an application, the Internet layered model allows you to, in essence, separate applications from infrastructure. Michael K. Powell, politician
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  • #allows

I said, 'Okay, it's the year 2000, I'm getting a computer and a Palm Pilot.' I know how to check my e-mail, and I've listed some phone numbers on it. Half the time the battery has gone out so I can't use it. Marc Jacobs, designer
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  • #battery

And that's how I wrote to NICAP, but then later, just very soon after that, like three weeks later, we started getting phone calls from government agents. Betty Hill, celebrity
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  • #agents

Yes, this is Mango himself. Listen I'm terribly busy and don't have time for a phone interview right now. Chris Kattan, comedian
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  • #busy

I would say 90 percent of my mail and phone calls are from people who want some kind of help or succor or commitment from me to do something. Peter Coyote, actor
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There are a lot of people who worked extremely hard in the election who are still organized who know how to do door to door and phone canvassing, who know how to raise money. Patricia Ireland, activist
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I lived in the studio apartment that I bought for four years before I bought it in 1989, so I was already in it. I began living there in 1985, so I've had the same address and phone number since then. Marilyn Hacker, poet
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  • #address

I have a friend that has five kids and she went through a trial separation with her husband, and she didn't have time to be upset. Every now and then, she'd call me on the cell phone and just cry. Faith Ford, actress
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  • #cell

Before the group left, Gary asked for my phone number, and the next day he called to ask me to dinner that night. I had no idea he was married, but I found out that night. Donna Rice, celebrity
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  • #ask

We initially targeted pager networks, which have been suffering for the last decade due to cell phone sales. David Rose, musician
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  • #cell

I had a traditional interview based on a phone call from an agent. He says there's a show and they would like to see you and its called Dallas. With very little knowledge I go over to this meeting at Warner Brothers. Steve Kanaly, actor
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I got a phone call from Douglas Campbell and from Jerome Guthrie, who offered me a job out of the blue. Jeffrey Jones, actor
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  • #blue

What I have now are good problems of trying to decide and what I really want to do is good work next. My phone's ringing a lot more and I've got nine lines so when it doesn't ring, it's very frustrating. Bob Saget, actor
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  • #decide

The next day, I got a phone call from him and he told me to come and read for a movie called New Jack City. So I went over there and they told me I was gonna wear dreads and play a cop. Ice T, musician
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  • #called

One person goes off and works in Houston the other person goes off to London and you're on the phone to each other and somebody is paying you to kiss somebody else. It's very bizarre being an actor. Ted Danson, actor
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  • #actor

Some people may have noticed the new computer shelf at the anchor desk. Rather than phone calls, we want to take real time e-mails, and we'll be starting that very soon. Catherine Crier, journalist
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  • #anchor

Almost everything in 'A Day With Wilbur Robinson' has some basis in truth. And yes, my sister did pay me to feed her grapes while she talked to her boyfriend on the phone. William Joyce, author
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  • #almost

I use my cell phone as much as I can - I talk to friends all the time. I'm like 2,000 hours a month. It's crazy. Lisa Loeb, musician
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  • #cell

You have to love the doing of what you're doing and not wait for the phone to ring. Robert Stack, actor
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  • #love

No, I don't regret anything at this point. That may change on the next phone call, but at the moment I don't regret anything. William Shatner, actor
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  • #anything

Why do people always gesture with their hands when they talk on the phone? Jonathan Carroll, author
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  • #gesture

There were the phone calls and Elvis had asked me to visit him in Los Angeles. This was in 1962. Priscilla Presley, actress
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  • #angeles

I have great luck. I'm used to people dying and going away. Not used to it exactly - but I expect it. Like, whenever people go off on a trip, I save their phone messages because I think they might die. Rose McGowan, actress
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  • #die

In 1979, I received a phone call from Ansel Adams asking me if I would be willing to consider coming to work for him. I was teaching photography in Southern California at that point. John Sexton, educator
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  • #adams

I mean normally you have your agent call the other agent and all the agents talk and then finally you get a phone call and you hear some misrepresentation of what someone else had to say. Radha Mitchell, actress
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But in this case, he had my cell phone and my phone was ringing and I had just come back from Australia on the plane and I thought it was my mum and it was Woody Allen just checking to see if I wanted to be in his movie. Radha Mitchell, actress
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  • #allen

Paris and Nicky Hilton? Those girls will show up to the opening of a phone book. It's like a big joke. Rachel Perry, celebrity
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  • #big

People say that I could sing the phone book and make it sound good. Edith Piaf, musician
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  • #book

The first one, obviously, was walking into my office at eight o'clock in the morning on Wednesday, and being told there was a telephone call saying that there was an incident at Three Mile Island, and that it had shut down and that beyond that we didn't know. William Scranton, politician
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  • #being

When she was in United States, we maintained contact, we talked to each other on the phone, almost every night. And there was one occasion I tried to fix this video conferencing but somehow it did not come out very well enough so better to talk on the phone. Abdullah Ahmad Badawi, politician
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  • #almost

And understand that scarce spectrum is used today for example for cell phone operators, they have to pay for the airwaves they use, for their services. Robert McChesney, critic
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  • #airwaves

Once your kids get older and get out of the house, it's not like it stops. They're on the phone with me every day; I'm intimately involved in their problems. Rosanne Cash, musician
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  • #house

When you're Judy Garland and you want something, you just pick up the phone and call somebody. Anybody. Lorna Luft, actress
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  • #anybody

I think those who invest in mutual funds want someone else to do the thinking for them. But the fact that they can move the money around the family of mutual funds just through a phone call lets them feel that they can play tycoons. Ron Chernow, author
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  • #fact

I'd just gotten into Los Angeles from Texas, where I live, and the phone rang and it was the guy calling about the Willie Nelson video. I was totally excited about it. Corin Nemec, actor
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  • #angeles

Suddenly I was the man who got the part that every actor in the English language was trying to get. I was really scared. I had talked the talk, and now I had to walk the walk. For three days, I couldn't answer the phone. F. Murray Abraham, actor
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  • #actor

I think Gore does have to worry. He is tied to Bill Clinton. We know that there were telephone calls that he made from his office. We know that there were visits to the Buddhist temple. Barbara Olson, journalist
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  • #bill

I think that audio and video over the internet in the sense of teleconferencing and telephone calls. Maybe we'll actually have picture phone through your work station. Jon Postel, scientist
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  • #audio

I also love to surf the Net and talk on the phone with friends. Kiana Tom, model
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  • #friends

I'm going to go away on vacation, I'm going to try to get away from the phone, away from scripts. I think it's important to sit back and think about what you want. Parker Stevenson, actor
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  • #think

We're just into toys, whether it's motorcycles or race cars or computers. I've got the Palm Pilot right here with me, I've got the world's smallest phone. Maybe it's just because I'm still a big little kid and I just love toys, you know? Catherine Bell, model
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  • #car

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