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  • Mark Twain
    Mark Twain
    American writer (ps. of Samuel Langhorne Clemens) 1835-1910
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    The human race was always interesting and we know by its past that it will always continue so, monotonously.
  • Woodrow Wilson
    Woodrow Wilson
    American president 1856-1924
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    The interesting and inspiring thing about America is that she asks nothing for herself except what she has a right to ask for humanity itself.
  • Barry Levinson
    Barry Levinson
    American filmmaker, screenwriter, and actor 1942-
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    The interesting thing about movies, it's not always - y'know, you have to have structure etc and all those things, but an audience responds, in many ways, we walk away and certain things stay in our heads that are memorable.
  • Ad Reinhardt
    Ad Reinhardt
    American abstract painter 1913-1967
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    The job at Brooklyn is interesting because Brooklyn reflects what happened to university art departments everywhere. It might be the worst department now, and yet at one point it was the best in the country.
  • Earl Nightingale
    Earl Nightingale
    American radio speaker and author 1921-1989
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    The key that unlocks energy is ''Desire.'' It's also the key to a long and interesting life. If we expect to create any drive, any real force within ourselves, we have to get excited.
  • John Irving
    John Irving
    American-Canadian novelist and screenwriter 1942-
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    The lie, of course, is more interesting.
  • Brandon Sanderson
    Brandon Sanderson
    American author of epic fantasy and science fiction 1975-
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    The more limitations you put on a character, often times the better a character you'll make them, the more interesting the story becomes because the character can't simply wave a hand and make something happen. They have to work within the framework.
  • Gore Vidal
    Gore Vidal
    American writer and criticus 1925-
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    The more money an American accumulates, the less interesting he becomes.
    Source: The New York Review of Books (20 April 1972)
  • Napoleon Hill
    Napoleon Hill
    American self-help author 1883-1970
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    The most interesting thing about a postage stamp is the persistence with which it sticks to its job.
  • Bill Forsyth
    Bill Forsyth
    Scottish film director and writer 1946-
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    The movie business is very much like that: people in authority making purely emotional decisions instead of interesting rational ones.
  • Bob Saget
    Bob Saget
    American stand-up comedian, actor, television host and director 1956-
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    The nature of comedy is 'just do it.' But I think what's interesting about it is this joke has been around and why. And it's just saying what's wrong and how wrong can you be if you say it.
  • Bill Gates
    Bill Gates
    American business magnate, investor, author and philanthropist 1955-
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    The next generation of interesting software will be done on the Macintosh, not the IBM PC.
    Source: BusinessWeek, 26 November 1984
  • Brenda Ueland
    Brenda Ueland
    American journalist, editor, and teacher
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    The only good teachers for you are those friends who love you, who think you are interesting, or very important, or wonderfully funny.
  • Henry James
    Henry James
    American author 1843-1916
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    The only obligation to which in advance we may hold a novel, without incurring the accusation of being arbitrary, is that it be interesting.
  • Gilbert K. Chesterton
    Gilbert K. Chesterton
    English writer 1874-1936
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    The perplexity of life arises from there being too many interesting things in it for us to be interested properly in any of them.
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