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That aesthetic of the Star Wars universe: the do-it-yourself, hotrod ethic that George Lucas exported from his childhood, is exactly the same kind of soul behind what we do and build for the show. It may not look pretty, but it gets the job done.~Adam Savage


Childhood May Job

One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.~Agatha Christie


Life Happy Childhood

Childhood: the period of human life intermediate between the idiocy of infancy and the folly of youth - two removes from the sin of manhood and three from the remorse of age.~Ambrose Bierce


Life Age Childhood

Snow provokes responses that reach right back to childhood.~Andy Goldsworthy


Childhood Snow Reach

It was a fairly happy childhood. My father was working away, and my mum brought up five kids all on her own.~Andy Serkis


Happy Father Childhood

Investing in early childhood nutrition is a surefire strategy. The returns are incredibly high.~Anne M. Mulcahy


Childhood Strategy Early

I would like to go back to Wales. I'm obsessed with my childhood and at least three times a week dream I am back there.~Anthony Hopkins


Week Childhood I Am

I had a mundane, happy childhood, without much struggle.~Adrian Tomine


Happy Struggle Childhood

On the banks of the Nile, the Rosetta branch, I lived an enjoyable childhood in the City of Disuq, which is the home of the famous mosque, Sidi Ibrahim.~Ahmed Zewail


Home Childhood Famous

I'm sure I had low-level scurvy all of my childhood.~Aisha Tyler


Childhood Sure Low-Level

I had a happy childhood.~Alastair Campbell


Happy Childhood Had

Vaccines don't cause autism. Vaccines, instead, prevent disease. Vaccines have wiped out a score of formerly deadly childhood diseases. Vaccine skepticism has helped to bring some of those diseases back from near extinction.~Alex Pareene


Childhood Vaccines Autism

I had a very complex childhood, and when I met my wife, because she has a master's in psychology, she promoted me into getting help. It really has helped. I'm not healed yet, but I'm working on some issues I had as a child.~Alex Rodriguez


Wife Childhood Child

It is possible to resolve childhood repression safely and without confusion - something that has always been disputed by the most respected schools of thought.~Alice Miller


Childhood Thought Most

Sadism is not an infectious disease that strikes a person all of a sudden. It has a long prehistory in childhood and always originates in the desperate fantasies of a child who is searching for a way out of a hopeless situation.~Alice Miller


Childhood Child Long

We produce destructive people by the way we are treating them in childhood.~Alice Miller


Childhood People Way

It is very difficult for people to believe the simple fact that every persecutor was once a victim. Yet it should be very obvious that someone who was allowed to feel free and strong from childhood does not have the need to humiliate another person.~Alice Miller


Strong Childhood Simple

We have lots of evidence that putting investments in early childhood education, even evidence from very hard-nosed economists, is one of the very best investments that the society can possibly make. And yet we still don't have public support for things like preschools.~Alison Gopnik


Education Best Childhood

From an evolutionary perspective children are, literally, designed to learn. Childhood is a special period of protected immaturity. It gives the young breathing time to master the things they will need to know in order to survive as adults.~Alison Gopnik


Time Children Childhood

It's hard to remember my childhood without remembering music.~Andra Day


Music Childhood Remember

Genius is the recovery of childhood at will.~Arthur Rimbaud


Childhood Genius Recovery

I think people tend to see the bigger point, which is maybe not fitting in and feeling like you didn't have the childhood that you expected you would have, or that you felt lonely or struggled with drugs and alcohol or just that you were able to achieve your dreams.~Augusten Burroughs


Dreams Childhood People

I really look at my childhood as being one giant rusty tuna can that I continue to recycle in many different shapes.~Augusten Burroughs


Childhood Look Different

As a child, I was never drawn toward depraved or extreme situations; I really wanted a normal little childhood. Unfortunately, that's just not what happened.~Augusten Burroughs


Childhood Child Normal

Imagination and invention go hand in hand. Remember how lack of resources was never a problem in childhood games? Shift a few pieces of furniture around the living room, and you have yourself a fort.~Alexandra Adornetto


Childhood Imagination

Childhood is just this amazing place, and in my books, I was trying to express my concern about childhood being eroded. You have kids' TV programs being interrupted by terrorist attacks, and kids are exposed to so much these days.~Alexandra Adornetto


Childhood Amazing Trying

Baseball represents family. It represents my childhood.~Alyssa Milano


Family Baseball Childhood

The reason for this project comes from my childhood, that is clear to me. I did not have any toys. So, I played in the bricks of ruined buildings around me and with which I built houses.~Anselm Kiefer


Childhood Me Reason

I spent my entire childhood living abroad because of my father's occupation, so we were on long-haul flights all the time.~Arabella Weir


Time Father Childhood

The four stages of man are infancy, childhood, adolescence, and obsolescence.~Art Linkletter


Childhood Man Adolescence

When I was a teenager, I thought nothing would ever happen to me because my childhood was so normal. I had this complex of normality.~Audrey Tautou


Childhood Me Nothing

I think Michelle Obama is on the right track with her Let's Move campaign to bring down childhood obesity. She and I come from the same state, Illinois, which is number four in the nation for obese children. One out of five Illinois children are considered obese. Not overweight, obese. And two-thirds of Americans are either overweight or obese.~Aaron Schock


Children Childhood Obesity

I had an amazing childhood.~Abbie Cornish


Childhood Amazing Had

Since an early age I was taught to be very politically aware and knew from childhood that the process was something I wanted to contribute towards if I could.~Adam Rickitt


Age Childhood Process

Let a man turn to his own childhood - no further - if he will renew his sense of remoteness, and of the mystery of change.~Alice Meynell


Change Childhood Man

I had a very outdoorsy childhood. I was athletic and used to ride and do dressage. I could ride almost before I could walk. There is a picture of me at 18 months old sitting happily on the back of a donkey.~Alison Jackson


Childhood Walk Me

The satiric ethos of Mad was a much bigger childhood influence.~Alison Bechdel


Childhood Influence Bigger

While early childhood experiences may impel, they do not compel. In the end, evil is a matter of choice.~Andrew Vachss


End Childhood May

I laugh when I see people in pain. Sometimes I think it is a defense mechanism from childhood, where you're in so much pain you have to laugh. It is a survival mechanism.~Andy Dick


Childhood Pain People

I get stubborn and dig in when people tell me I can't do something and I think I can. It goes back to my childhood when I had problems in school because I have a learning disability.~Ann Bancroft


Learning School Childhood

Chechnya forms the bookends to Tolstoy's career. He began writing his first novel, 'Childhood,' while in Starogladovskaya in Northern Chechnya, and his final novel, 'Hadji Murad,' is set in the Russo-Chechen War of the 19th century.~Anthony Marra


War Childhood Writing

Calvin and Hobbes are the only two characters from my childhood reading that I return to with any regularity, and they have grown with me, yielding newer and deeper meaning.~Anthony Marra


Childhood Reading Me

I wanted to be a writer, but at the time, I spent my days working a retail job, my nights sleeping in my childhood bedroom, and while I had written short stories here and there, I didn't know how to write good fiction anymore than I knew how to perform good brain surgery.~Anthony Marra


Time Good Childhood

I spent a long part of my childhood repressing my more animalistic desire systems, and in a way, it permits me to do some of the stuff that I would want to be doing in a way that's more comfortable and doesn't break my internal rules. It expands the realm of possibility.~Autre Ne Veut


Childhood Me Rules

I'm hoping someday that we'll be able to start a consortium with places like Carnegie Hall to work on early childhood education. I really feel that's the most important place to put the arts.~Agnes Gund


Education Work Childhood

I was born in Somerville, but I don't remember very much about it because we moved from there to Arlington when I was five years old, and it was in Arlington that I spent most of my childhood.~Alan Hovhaness


Childhood Remember Born

People have asked me about the 19th century and how I knew so much about it. And the fact is I really grew up in the 19th century, because North Carolina in the 1950s, the early years of my childhood, was exactly synchronous with North Carolina in the 1850s. And I used every scrap of knowledge that I had.~Allan Gurganus


Knowledge Childhood People

Well, I took ballet for many, many years, so my whole childhood really revolved around dance class. I grew up around dance; my mother was a dancer.~Amy Sherman-Palladino


Mother Dance Childhood

My early childhood was spent in Newark, New Jersey, but my family moved to Denver when I was 12.~Anita Diament


Family Childhood Early

The concentration in my book on Marie Antoinette's childhood and on her family influences. It is surprising how some books actually start with her arrival in France!~Antonia Fraser


Family Childhood Book

I wrote poetry, journals, and, especially, plays for the neighborhood kids to perform. I had an ordinary, happy childhood. Nothing much was going on, but I had fun.~Alex Flinn


Happy Poetry Childhood

My childhood ended in this horrible way. I lived in a country where I didn't trust anybody.~Aminatta Forna


Trust Childhood Country

My earliest childhood memory is watching the sunlight through a jar of amber full of wasps.~Amanda Harlech


Childhood Memory Sunlight

I was at the radio station all the time and on the air all the time. I met John Travolta and a lot of the other big '70s icons. Shaun Cassidy sang 'Da Do Ron Ron' to me onstage. I thought I was a rock star; I had an all-access-pass childhood.~Amy Landecker


Time Childhood Me

My childhood memories are amazing; I had freedom in every way - but I see everything from a different perspective now that I live outside.~Ana de Armas


Memories Freedom Childhood

During my childhood in Cyprus, the British talked about the Cypriots as if the Cypriots were outsiders in their own country. And even though I was born in Cyprus, my parents were American, and so I was an outsider in the land of my birth.~Angela Bowie


Parents Childhood American

In 'The Girl Who Chased Away Sorrow,' part of the 'Dear America' series, I took my childhood bravery and stubbornness and put that at the core of the Navajo girl, Sarah Nita. It helped me to identify with her survival and to write about her courageous journey and that of her people.~Ann Turner


Journey Childhood Girl

Childhood sometimes does pay a second visit to man, youth never.~Anna Jameson


Childhood Man Youth

Moral training in Ireland is severe and lasts until marriage. Even in childhood, we are taught by the pious clergy to battle against bad thoughts so that we may preserve our holy purity.~Austin Clarke


Marriage Childhood May

I consider myself to have been formed by a lot of the locutions and aesthetics and principles of the Muslim way of life, and those are an important part of my childhood and my identity.~Ayad Akhtar


Life Myself Childhood

For almost thirty years I repeatedly saw one and the same dream: I would arrive in Vienna at long last. I would feel really happy, for I was returning to my serene childhood.~Alfred Schnittke


Happy Childhood Dream

Reading was such a formative part of my childhood (along with 'Loony Tunes'), that it is difficult to pin point the most influential book. But, under an interrogation light I would probably have to say 'Jane Eyre' by Charlotte Bronte.~Ann-Marie MacDonald


Light Childhood Book

I had a great childhood. I think writers are always better off when they have more twisted childhoods, but I didn't.~Anthony Shadid


Childhood Great Better

'400 Blows' was so much like my own childhood, it really stunned me.~Arthur Penn


Childhood Me My Own