As a biologist, I can't think..

As a biologist, I can't think of myself as anything but an animal among animals and plant.

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I think I would have done very well as a writer in the Forties. I think the last time America was a great country was then or not long after. It was before Vietnam, before Watergate.
After
America
Before
Country
Done
Forties
Great
Great Country
I Think
Last
Last Time
Long
Then
Think
I don't want to be throwing the football on the front yard when I'm 75. I mean, I'm not opposed to men doing that. But I don't think it's gonna work for me.
Doing
Football
Front
Gonna
Me
Mean
Men
Opposed
Think
Throwing
Want
Work
Yard
I think socializing on the Internet is to socializing what reality TV is to reality.
I Think
Internet
Reality
Reality TV
Socializing
Think
TV
I loathe and despise the media in a way I did not think possible.
Despise
Did
Loathe
Media
Possible
Think
Way
I'm not an impressionist, per se, but if you do any kind of comedy - and they ask you to do that, most of the time - there's some degree of appreciation, I think, involving somebody you like.
Any
Appreciation
Ask
Comedy
Degree
I Think
Impressionist
Involving
Kind
Like
Most
Per
Some
Somebody
I think Rachel Maddow is quite good at what she does. I also think she's a phony who doesn't have the same passion for the truth off-camera that she seems to have on the air.
Air
Also
Does
Good
I Think
Passion
Phony
Quite
Same
Seems
She
Think
Truth
Who
'Steve Jobs' is my seventh movie. I believe, if you added them up, I don't think there is more than a total of 10 minutes that takes place in a person's home. They're all in offices, courtrooms, laboratories, things like that.
Added
Believe
Home
I Believe
Jobs
Like
Minutes
More
Movie
Offices
Person
Place
Seventh
Steve
I think Jerry Lee is sad. As a musician, he was far more talented than Elvis Presley. Everybody down in Memphis knows that. Elvis became a movie star because he was beautiful. Not that Elvis wasn't talented, but Jerry Lee Lewis was incomprehensibly talented as a musician.
Beautiful
Became
Because
Down
Elvis
Elvis Presley
Everybody
Far
He
I Think
Jerry
Knows
Lee
Lewis
We all have that moment when we think, 'Hand me that Oscar now - you don't even have to have the ceremony'.
Ceremony
Even
Hand
Me
Moment
Now
Oscar
Think
You
The rules of drama are very much separate from the properties of life. I think that's especially true of Shakespeare.
Drama
I Think
Life
Much
Properties
Rules
Separate
Shakespeare
Think
True
Very
There's less critical thinking going on in this country on a Main Street level - forget about the media - than ever before. We've never needed people to think more critically than now, and they've taken a big nap.
About
Before
Big
Country
Critical
Critical Thinking
Critically
Ever
Forget
Going
Less
Level
Main
Main Street
A lot of people want to not wear a tie when they go to a restaurant. They feel they don't have to wear a tie. I think it's kind of a statement they're making. I don't know what that statement is. I haven't quite figured that out yet.
Feel
Figured
Go
I Think
Kind
Know
Lot
Making
Out
People
Quite
Restaurant
Statement
Think
I think I do want to go into politics. I really, really do. And I don't know if I will.
Go
I Think
Know
Politics
Really
Think
Want
Will
I don't think acting is addictive. If I stopped acting tomorrow, I really wouldn't care. If you told me that I would have to sell real estate in New York City to look after my family, that would be fine with me.
Acting
Addictive
After
Care
City
Estate
Family
Fine
Look
Me
New
New York
New York City
Real
I don't think I really have a talent for movie acting.
Acting
Movie
Really
Talent
Think
It seems to me that more and more we've come to expect less and less from each other, and I think that should change.
Change
Come
Each
Expect
I Think
Less
Me
More
More And More
Other
Seems
Should
Think
I'm less genial than people think, but I'm too timid to seem nasty.
Less
Nasty
People
Seem
Than
Think
Timid
Too
I don't think any good book is based on factual experience. Bad books are about things the writer already knew before he wrote them.
About
Any
Bad
Based
Before
Book
Books
Experience
Factual
Good
Good Book
He
Knew
Them
Only as we live, think, feel, and work outside the home, do we become humanly developed, civilized, socialized.
Become
Civilized
Developed
Feel
Home
Live
Only
Outside
Think
Work
Isn't it strange that we talk least about the things we think about most?
About
Least
Most
Strange
Talk
Things
Think
It is a kind of spiritual snobbery that makes people think they can be happy without money.
Be Happy
Happy
Kind
Makes
Money
People
Snobbery
Spiritual
Think
Without
I think about how much I used to work and how much I used to make that the priority.
About
How
How Much
I Think
Make
Much
Priority
Think
Used
Work
If you think squash is a competitive activity, try flower arranging.
Activity
Arranging
Competitive
Flower
Squash
Think
Try
You
I think I'm just like a lot of people who had nothing.
Had
I Think
Just
Like
Lot
Nothing
People
Think
Who
I think my exact comment was that if Bush won it would be a good time to leave the United States. I'm not necessarily going to leave the United States.
Bush
Comment
Exact
Going
Good
Good Time
I Think
Leave
Necessarily
States
Think
Time
United
United States
I am all for everyone having a voice; I just don't think everyone has earned the microphone. And that's what the Internet has done.
Am
Done
Earned
Everyone
Having
I Am
Internet
Just
Microphone
Think
Voice
I think I'm just like a lot of people who had nothing. We had to amuse ourselves, so we had to become amusing.
Amuse
Amusing
Become
Had
I Think
Just
Like
Lot
Nothing
Ourselves
People
Think
Who
The guilty think all talk is of themselves.
Guilty
Talk
Themselves
Think
They are ill discoverers that think there is no land, when they can see nothing but sea.
Ill
Land
Nothing
Sea
See
Think
The striking thing about the Precious Blood is the bond it establishes between love and suffering in our experience, a bond that has become so close that we have come to think of suffering accepted with joy as the most authentic sign of love with any depth at all.
About
Accepted
Any
Authentic
Become
Between
Blood
Bond
Close
Come
Depth
Experience
Joy
Love
Either you think, or else others have to think for you and take power from you, pervert and discipline your natural tastes, civilize and sterilize you.
Discipline
Either
Else
Natural
Others
Power
Take
Tastes
Think
You
Your
There's an interesting contrast between born Catholics and converts. Converts are often much more rule-directed. Catholicism isn't something that they breathed in from their childhood, so they think that if you don't toe the line on abstract doctrine you can't be part of the Church.
Abstract
Between
Born
Breathed
Catholicism
Catholics
Childhood
Church
Contrast
Converts
Doctrine
Interesting
Line
More
People usually think according to their inclinations, speak according to their learning and ingrained opinions, but generally act according to custom.
According
Act
Custom
Generally
Ingrained
Learning
Opinions
People
Speak
Think
If I own a large part of Scotland, I can turn the people off the land practically into the sea or across the sea. I can take women in child-bearing and throw them into the snow and leave them there. That has been done. I can do it for no better reason than I think it is better to shoot deer on the land than allow people to live on it.
Across
Allow
Been
Better
Deer
Done
Has-Been
I Can
I Think
Land
Large
Large Part
Leave
Live
Few people think more than two or three times a year; I have made an international reputation for myself by thinking once or twice a week.
Few
Few People
International
Made
More
Myself
Once
People
Reputation
Than
Think
Thinking
Three
Times
Mortals are easily tempted to pinch the life out of their neighbour's buzzing glory, and think that such killing is no murder.
Easily
Glory
Life
Mortals
Neighbour
Out
Pinch
Tempted
Think
If someone were to think that trees are made to support the sky, they would all seem too short.
Made
Seem
Short
Sky
Someone
Support
Think
Too
Trees
Were
Would
A veteran journalist has never had time to think twice before he writes.
Before
Had
He
Journalist
Never
Think
Time
Twice
Veteran
Writes
It is easy to say how we love new friends, and what we think of them, but words can never trace out all the fibers that knit us to the old.
Easy
Fibers
Friends
How
Knit
Love
Never
New
New Friends
Old
Out
Say
Them
Think
I want to say at once that I frankly believe that Irving Berlin is the greatest songwriter that has ever lived.... His songs are exquisite cameos of perfection, and each one of them is as beautiful as its neighbor. Irving Berlin remains, I think, America's Schubert.
America
Beautiful
Believe
Berlin
Each
Each One
Ever
Exquisite
Frankly
Greatest
His
I Think
Lived
Neighbor
We must always think about things, and we must think about things as they are, not as they are said to be.
About
Always
Must
Said
Things
Think
I know women that act queeny, I know men that are straight that act queeny, and I know gay men that act queeny... To me, those are people who think the rules don't apply to them.
Act
Apply
Gay
Know
Me
Men
People
Rules
Straight
Them
Think
Those
Who
Women
Don't try to guess what it is people want and give it to them. Don't ask for a show of hands. Try your best to write what you like, what you think your friends would like and what you think your father would like and then cross your fingers... The most valuable thing you have is your own voice.
Ask
Best
Cross
Father
Fingers
Friends
Give
Guess
Hands
Like
Most
Own
People
Show
I still think most writers are just kids who refuse to grow up. We're still playing imaginary games, with our imaginary friends.
Friends
Games
Grow
Grow Up
Imaginary
Just
Kids
Most
Our
Playing
Refuse
Still
Think
Up
People are intrigued by fame, power and wealth and I think Hollywood is the only place where you get all three together.
Fame
Get
Hollywood
I Think
Intrigued
Only
People
Place
Power
Think
Three
Together
Wealth
Where
Brittany Murphy... who knows if she's going to be around. Kirsten Dunst, I think she's really boring. Reese Witherspoon? She can open a movie.
Around
Boring
Going
I Think
Knows
Movie
Murphy
Open
Really
Reese Witherspoon
She
Think
Who
I don't think I have one particular favourite writer. I have many whose works I will always buy or reread - Muriel Spark, Anthony Powell, Robert Louis Stevenson, Ruth Rendell, James Ellroy, William McIlvanney, Kate Atkinson, John Burnside, Louise Welsh, Iain Banks.
Always
Banks
Buy
Favourite
James
John
Kate
Louis
Many
Particular
Robert
Ruth
Spark
Think
I think writers have to be proactive: they've got to use new technology and social media. Yes, it's hard to get noticed by traditional publishers, but there's a great deal of opportunity out there if you've got the right story.
Deal
Get
Got
Great
Great Deal
Hard
I Think
Media
New
New Technology
Noticed
Opportunity
Out
Proactive
Many fiction writers write for the critics or for themselves; they forget the common reader. I never do. I don't think journalism clashes with my fiction; on the contrary, it helps enormously.
Common
Contrary
Critics
Fiction
Fiction Writers
Forget
Helps
Journalism
Many
Never
On The Contrary
Reader
Themselves
Think
Paris enjoys a high reputation for the style of its public edifices, and, while there is a very great deal to condemn, compared with other capitals, I think it is entitled to a distinguished place in this particular.
Compared
Condemn
Deal
Distinguished
Entitled
Great
Great Deal
High
I Think
Other
Paris
Particular
Place
Public