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I follow a simple formula when I compose. I ask myself, 'What would the audience want to hear?' and 'Why would they buy my CDs?' And the process of answering these questions through music follows. Sometimes, it works. Sometimes, it backfires.~A. R. Rahman

Music Myself Simple

A successful film is a good film, and a non-successful film is a bad film. It's as simple as that.~Abhishek Bachchan

Good Simple Successful

A simple rule in dealing with those who are hard to get along with is to remember that this person is striving to assert his superiority; and you must deal with him from that point of view.~Alfred Adler

Simple Remember View

Business? It's quite simple; it's other people's money.~Alexandre Dumas

Business Money Simple

Some of our most exquisite murders have been domestic, performed with tenderness in simple, homey places like the kitchen table.~Alfred Hitchcock

Simple Places Kitchen

To me, it was shocking that a government of men could look with such extreme contempt on a movement that was asking nothing except such a simple little thing as the right to vote.~Alice Paul

Men Simple Government

How simple a thing it seems to me that to know ourselves as we are, we must know our mothers names.~Alice Walker

Mom Mothers Simple

A snowball is simple, direct and familiar to most of us. I use this simplicity as a container for feelings and ideas that function on many levels.~Andy Goldsworthy

Simplicity Simple Feelings

Preaching on Sunday mornings is such a simple thing, and by complicating it, I think we all do ourselves and the audience a disservice. It is very simple. Here is the model: Make people feel like they need an answer to a question.~Andy Stanley

Sunday Simple People

Something as simple as better breastfeeding could save a million children a year.~Anne M. Mulcahy

Children Simple Better

Success is simple. Do what's right, the right way, at the right time.~Arnold H. Glasow

Success Time Simple

Golf is deceptively simple and endlessly complicated.~Arnold Palmer

Simple Golf Complicated

We don't need holy wars. What we need is tolerance and brotherhood and simple humanity.~Arlen Specter

Humanity Simple Tolerance

It's simple, if it jiggles, it's fat.~Arnold Schwarzenegger

Funny Simple Fat

Life can be a lot broader... when you realize one simple thing: And that is that everything around us that we call life was made up by people who were no smarter than you. And you can build your own life that other people can live in. So build a life. Don't live one. Build one. Find your opportunity, and always be sexy.~Ashton Kutcher

Life Opportunity Simple

Even though I'm usually not conscious of it, I think drawing has always served a sort of therapeutic purpose in my life. There's something about the process of translating the messy chaos of real life into a clean, simple drawing that's always been comforting to me.~Adrian Tomine

Life Purpose Simple

I usually keep my personal style simple and streamlined. I like classic colors like black, white, and beige. White and black is my favorite color combination, and I like to finish up my look with an accent of gold jewelry.~Aerin Lauder

Gold Simple Finish

I've always liked simple. Growing up, I wore corduroys and Lacoste shirts, Maraolo flats, and maybe one gold bracelet.~Aerin Lauder

Gold Growing Up Simple

The message films that try to be message films always fail. Likewise with documentaries. The documentaries that work best are the ones that eschew a simple message for an odd angle. I found that one of the most spectacular films about the Middle East was 'Waltz With Bashir,' or 'The Gatekeepers,' or '5 Broken Cameras.'~Alex Gibney

Work Best Simple

The only way to thrive is to innovate. It's that simple.~Alex Tabarrok

Simple Way Thrive

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

I really like Rag & Bone because they make simple pieces that last.~Alexandra Daddario

Simple Last Bone

When dealing with illegal immigration, the answer is simple; enforce Constitutional mandates, and you will protect Floridians and the American people.~Allen West

Simple People American

I have a simple philosophy: Fill what's empty. Empty what's full. Scratch where it itches.~Alice Roosevelt Longworth

Life Philosophy Simple

I'm drawn to what I'm drawn to. I wear jeans and loafers everyday, mostly casual, but when I really turn it on, I like a classic, simple look.~Allison Williams

Simple Look Everyday

I think performance art comes from a simple place of wanting to express things beyond just sound.~Amanda Palmer

Art Simple Performance

It is always the simple that produces the marvelous.~Amelia Barr

Inspirational Simple

The most luxurious item is a beautiful bed and beautiful, simple sheets.~Andre Leon Talley

Beautiful Simple Most

Conversation would be vastly improved by the constant use of four simple words: I do not know.~Andre Maurois

Funny Words Simple

The lessons taught in great books are misleading. The commerce in life is rarely so simple and never so just.~Anita Brookner

Life Great Simple

Like many rich men, he thought in anecdotes; like many simple women, she thought in terms of biography.~Anita Brookner

Women Men Simple

The simple answer is I'd just be a guy trying to feed my family, like everybody else. The complicated answer is, I think I'd be in some sort of military or government world of some sort.~Antoine Fuqua

Family World Simple

It is sound judgment to hope that in the not too distant future we shall be competent to understand so simple a thing as a star.~Arthur Eddington

Future Hope Simple

The really simple approach to photography is a great balance to making the films.~Anton Corbijn

Great Balance Simple

My key to dealing with stress is simple: just stay cool and stay focused.~Ashton Eaton

Stress Cool Simple

I always loved Michelle Kwan's outfits. Most of them were designed by Vera Wang, and they're just so simple, but the fabric that they used and the way that it was sewn together look so elegant and rich. You could tell that time had been put into it. It wasn't just another spandex, stucco-covered costume.~Ashley Wagner

Time Together Simple

If you look on Amazon - if you do a search for personal finance, there are literally 20,000 books written on personal finance, and there's no real reason for it. I mean, personal finance is pretty simple.~Aaron Patzer

Simple Finance Search

We can fight over what the taxation levels should be, but the tax system should be very, very simple and not distortionary.~Adam Davidson

Fight Simple Tax

Poverty is not the simple result of bad geography, bad culture, bad history. It's the result of us: of the ways that people choose to organize their societies.~Adam Davidson

History Culture Simple

I think the rest of the world has a very wide, very slow kick. It's very simple, breaststroke. People think it's highly technical. But the more narrow, more effective and quicker you can execute it, the faster you are going to go. There's less drag, basically.~Adam Peaty

World Simple People

We have to support our local artists. It's just that simple. Otherwise, we will have no art.~Al Jourgensen

Art Support Simple

You can't go wrong with relatively simple comfort food. It's also about ease. Some cook to impress. I cook for people to enjoy the food.~Al Roker

Food Simple People

For me, whether it's in a book or on T.V., a recipe has to be simple. I have a short attention span, so to open a cookbook and see a recipe that goes on for three to four pages, well, I've lost interest.~Al Roker

Book Simple Short

When President Teddy Roosevelt posed for the cameras astride a massive steam shovel during construction of the Panama Canal in 1906, it was more than a simple photo op. Though the scene was clearly staged, it symbolized a crucial moment in American history.~Alan Huffman

History Moment Simple

Here we stand in the middle of this new world with our primitive brain, attuned to the simple cave life, with terrific forces at our disposal, which we are clever enough to release, but whose consequences we cannot comprehend.~Albert Szent-Gyorgyi

Life World Simple

Want to be a well-paid bioethicist, with one, two, or even three university appointments? Just get yourself a two-piece navy polyester suit and follow these three simple rules: (1) Never name names. (2) Screw principles; just follow procedures. (3) Bury the money.~Alice Dreger

Money Simple Yourself

I've always felt that when you use too many products or try too many new things, you're just piling a lot of unnatural, unnecessary stress on your face. I try to keep it simple.~Amber Rose

Stress Simple New Things

I find that it's the simple things that remind you of family around the holidays.~Amy Adams

Family Simple You

I've always wanted something that the message is meaningful to me. I think about all these diversified personalities, people, and countries that I play. I'm simple, and I want to be able to sing my songs to anybody.~Andrae Crouch

Simple People Meaningful

Unfortunately, there are so many people who live their whole life in a place that is safe and protected and simple and they don't really have that strength inside to fly.~Andrew Shue

Life Strength Simple

Green Arrow was a very complicated character to take on because he has archaic weaponry. Catwoman, I think is more of a simple archetype to grasp, so it will be about nuance. But I think you need three or four issues before you say, 'Ah ha! Now I really know how to write this character!' You're carrying them around with you.~Ann Nocenti

Character Simple Green

I'm not happy unless I have a pen in my hand, it's really that simple.~Anthony Horowitz

Happy Simple Pen

Having a self, even a simple self, allows you to look into the world and put a mark over what is more important and less important. It's a way of classifying the world in terms of your own needs.~Antonio Damasio

Self World Simple

In 'Self Comes to Mind' I pay a lot of attention to simple creatures without brains or minds, because those 'cartooned abstractions of who we are' operate on precisely the same principles that we do.~Antonio Damasio

Self Simple Mind

My parents' generation's benchmark was simple: Fat Equals Bad.~Arabella Weir

Parents Simple Generation

We live in an increasingly sophisticated world that makes it difficult to make simple comments on stuff. There are too many people on both sides of the border who are taking advantage of circumstances and the situation.~Arlo Guthrie

World Simple People

I favor the abolition of all Social Security, Medicare and estate taxes. In their place, we should create a simple income tax system that has no deductions or credits at all.~Ari Fleischer

Simple Security Place

I'm really into simple things - things you could wear every day.~ASAP Ferg

Day Simple Simple Things

It must be a balance in everything we do, not too much of everything, keep it simple, not complicated.~Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

Balance Simple Everything

A corollary is that, when laws are out of touch with the people, those laws can and should be changed - from the most simple local regulations to the highest law of the land, our federal Constitution.~Adrian Cronauer

Law Simple People

There is no simple answer for what it means to be Canadian. There are a thousand answers that come together. But part of that is that there is a national mythology.~Alexi Zentner

Together Simple Answers

I tend to like the most basic pieces with the perfect fit and fabric, like a simple tank.~Alexander Wang

Simple Perfect Most

When the student has her voice under complete control, it is safe to take up the lyric repertoire of Mendelssohn, Old English Songs, etc. How simple and charming they are!~Alma Gluck

Simple Control Voice

The 'Friday sessions' refer to something that you're not paid for and not supposed to do during your professional life. Curiosity-driven research. Something random, simple, maybe a bit weird - even ridiculous. Without it, there are no discoveries.~Andre Geim

Life Simple Research

There's something really simple and idyllic about living in a house very close to the water.~Andrea Riseborough

Water Simple Living

I play with language a great deal in my poems, and I enjoy that. I try to condense language, that is, I try to express complicated but I hope real emotions as simply as possible. But that doesn't mean the poems are simple, just that they are as truthful as I can make them.~Anne Stevenson

Hope Great Simple

Football. It sounds simple, but it's always been the case - I don't see myself living without playing.~Anthony Martial

Myself Football Simple

The father's greatest folly is that he believes he can be a much more simple person than he is; he is not really able to deal with his own complexity as a human being.~Atom Egoyan

Father Greatest Simple

You have to remember that I was a bright but simple fellow from Canada who seldom, if ever, met another writer, and then only a so-called literary type that occasionally sold a story and meanwhile worked in an office for a living.~A. E. van Vogt

Simple Remember Living

Be modest, humble, simple. Control your anger.~Abraham Cahan

Anger Humble Simple

In the early New England meeting-houses the seats were long, narrow, uncomfortable benches, which were made of simple, rough, hand-riven planks placed on legs like milking-stools.~Alice Morse Earle

Simple Long Early

I'm very low maintenance. I use Simple wipes to take off my makeup, wash my hair with whatever's in the shower.~Amber Le Bon

Simple Hair Makeup

I use Simple face wipes and Nivea face cream. For my body any kind of body butter, the more moisturising the better.~Amber Le Bon

Simple Better Body

I'm a simple hillbilly. I don't like eating modern, industrialized, fast food. I grew up eating home-cooked food. So when I'm traveling abroad, like when I recently received a six-month writing fellowship to Iowa in the U.S., I like to cook my own food.~Andrea Hirata

Food Simple Writing

Really I just want to get on with my job, which is to pretend to be lots of different people. Simple as that.~Andrew Scott

Job Simple People

I'm better for it and I prefer to keep things simple and see what sounds I can get out of my head and hands rather than relying on a sound that someone else created.~Andy Summers

Simple Better Hands

The only thing that makes sense is if the universe is beautiful and simple and elegant.~Antony Garrett Lisi

Beautiful Universe Simple

Politicians must be simple and clear about how their ideas will serve the national cause. We can no longer use the complexity of today's problems as an excuse for inaction, rhyme or rhetoric that does not meet the challenges before us.~Alan Siegel

Today Simple Challenges

The simple model of a bridge is great, and you could not build a bridge without understanding it well. But if you're actually building the bridge, you need to know the site. A lot of economics is like that: When prices go up, demand is gonna go down. You can't forget that and run your economy. But it's not the only thing you need to know.~Alvin E. Roth

Great Simple Bridge

I think I am really easygoing. Well... as I was about halfway through that sentence, I thought, 'No, actually you're really picky.' But the things I ask for are really simple to do.~Amanda Harlech

I Am Simple You

It was a simple question any employee should ask: 'Oh and by the way, how do I get my health insurance to be seamless?'~Andrew P. Harris

Health Simple Question

It is simple nonsense to speak of the fixed tempo of any particular vocal phrase. Each voice has its peculiarities.~Anton Seidl

Simple Speak Voice

I learned, too, how it was possible with the help of the picture and action to transform an apparently insignificant violin passage into an incident, and to lift a simple horn call into a thing of stupendous significance by means of scenic emphasis.~Anton Seidl

Simple Help Picture

I like simple makeup, but a bit dirty-looking around the eyes - I love a smoky look.~Arizona Muse

Love Eyes Simple

I'm lucky with my skin - it doesn't require a lot of attention, so I keep things simple. And I drink a lot of water.~Arizona Muse

Water Simple Lucky

With wealth, one is in a position of responsibility. You must try to help others. It is as simple as that.~Arpad Busson

Responsibility Simple

Be simple in words, manners, and gestures. Amuse as well as instruct. If you can make a man laugh, you can make him think and make him like and believe you.~Al Smith

Man Words Simple

I adopt a very simple approach. I observe and reflect real life and ordinary people and sooner or later that raises a laugh.~Alberto Sordi

Life Simple People

No matter how complicated a problem is, it usually can be reduced to a simple, comprehensible form which is often the best solution.~An Wang

Best Simple Problem

The body is both a temple and a perfect machine. Our bodies have within them a healing potential, and we nourish this potential with the pure and simple foods found in nature.~Angela Lindvall

Nature Simple Healing

I love simple foods as well as grand. Dinners that take a half-hour from skillet to plate are as important as a five-course dinner. A meal that can materialize in an hour and be presented with care, love and pride is something every busy person longs to be able to do.~Anna Pump

Love Simple Busy

A simple enough pleasure, surely, to have breakfast alone with one's husband, but how seldom married people in the midst of life achieve it.~Anne Spencer

Life Alone Simple

I feel now, as we did then, that for an effective approach to the problem of nucleic acid biosynthesis, it was essential to understand the biosynthesis of the simple nucleotides and the coenzymes and to have these concepts and methodology well in hand.~Arthur Kornberg

Simple Problem Feel

I feel that all good art is powerful and simple.~Aulis Sallinen

Art Good Simple