I remember when I was young,..

I remember when I was young, many cities in the Muslim world were cosmopolitan cities with a lot of culture.

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There is a widespread difficulty in the Muslim world, which has to do with how the people are taught about examining their own history. A whole range of stuff has been placed off limits.
About
Been
Difficulty
Examining
Has-been
History
How
Limits
Muslim
Muslim world
Off
Own
People
Placed
My brothers and I grew up in a time where talking, storytelling, telling jokes was sometimes all you had. It wasn't like today, with so many options and portability.
Brothers
Grew
Had
Jokes
Like
Many
Options
Sometimes
Storytelling
Talking
Telling
Time
Today
Up
I never thought of myself as a wealthy person. I've thought of myself as a person who has had a lot of luck. I don't have the same stress that other people have, but there are too many things I could have done differently if wealth was what I was after. If I was all about money, I would have lived in L.A.
About
After
Could
Differently
Done
Had
Lived
Lot
Luck
Many
Money
Myself
Never
Other
By Time and Age full many things are taught.
Age
Full
Many
Taught
Things
Time
Too many have dispensed with generosity in order to practice charity.
Charity
Generosity
Many
Order
Practice
Too
The whole problem can be stated quite simply by asking, 'Is there a meaning to music?' My answer would be, 'Yes.' And 'Can you state in so many words what the meaning is?' My answer to that would be, 'No.'
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Asking
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Meaning
Music
Problem
Quite
Simply
State
Stated
Whole
Words
Would
Would-Be
I've had a relatively charmed life. I loved to be out in the city. New York was my town. I've had people come up to me and say, 'You're a great New Yorker. You've given your time and money to so many New York charities. You're a great supporter of the arts. I like some of your movies - and some of your movies suck, actually.'
Actually
Arts
Charities
Charmed
City
Come
Given
Great
Had
Life
Like
Loved
Many
Me
I didn't even have a clear idea of why I wanted to go to Oxford - apart from the fact I had fallen in love with the architecture. It certainly wasn't out of some great sense of academic or intellectual achievement. In many ways, my education only began after I'd left university.
Academic
Achievement
After
Apart
Architecture
Began
Certainly
Clear
Education
Even
Fact
Fallen
Go
Great
But HBO is less interested in how many people are watching than in how much the people who are watching are liking the show. They didn't set up their business model to make writers happy. It's just a nice unintended consequence.
Business
Business Model
Consequence
Happy
HBO
How
How Many People
How Much
Interested
Just
Less
Liking
Make
Many
I have been driven to the edge by parental alienation for many years now. You have to go through this to understand.
Alienation
Been
Driven
Edge
Go
Many
Now
Parental
Through
Understand
Years
You
I, schooled in misery, know many purifying rites, and I know where speech is proper and where silence.
Know
Many
Misery
Proper
Rites
Schooled
Silence
Speech
Where
One must look for one thing only, to find many.
Find
Look
Many
Must
One Thing
Only
Thing
The professed function of the nuclear weapons on each side is to prevent the other side from using their nuclear weapons. If that's all it is, then we've gotta as: how many nuclear weapons do you need to do that?
Each
Function
Gotta
How
Many
Need
Nuclear
Nuclear Weapons
Other
Prevent
Side
Then
Using
Weapons
Expression, to a great extent, is a matter of terms, and terms are anyone's. The meaning of 'God' may have a billion interpretations if there be that many souls in the world.
Anyone
Billion
Expression
Extent
God
Great
Great Extent
Interpretations
Many
Matter
May
Meaning
Meaning Of
Souls
Reflect upon your present blessings of which every man has many - not on your past misfortunes, of which all men have some.
Blessings
Every
Every Man
Man
Many
Men
Misfortunes
Past
Present
Reflect
Some
Which
Your
I am shocked at the attitude of our American troops. They have no respect for death, the courage of an enemy soldier, or many of the ordinary decencies of life.
Am
American
American Troops
Attitude
Courage
Death
Enemy
I Am
Life
Many
No Respect
Ordinary
Our
Respect
Life is made of ever so many partings welded together.
Ever
Life
Made
Many
Together
There are as many kinds of beauty as there are habitual ways of seeking happiness.
Beauty
Habitual
Happiness
Kinds
Many
Seeking
Ways
The one knowing what is profitable, and not the man knowing many things, is wise.
Knowing
Man
Many
Profitable
Things
Wise
Fortune is like the market, where, many times, if you can stay a little, the price will fall.
Fall
Fortune
Like
Little
Many
Market
Price
Stay
Times
Where
Will
You
Switzerland is a country where very few things begin, but many things end.
Begin
Country
End
Few
Few Things
Many
Switzerland
Things
Very
Where
The subtlety of nature is greater many times over than the subtlety of the senses and understanding.
Greater
Many
Nature
Over
Senses
Subtlety
Than
Times
Understanding
Democracy substitutes election by the incompetent many for appointment by the corrupt few.
Appointment
Corrupt
Democracy
Election
Few
Incompetent
Many
There are many victories worse than a defeat.
Defeat
Many
Than
Victories
Worse
Why should I limit myself to only one woman when I can have as many women as I want?
I Can
Limit
Many
Myself
Only
Should
Want
Why
Woman
Women
The Nazi movement is in many respects one which has my warmest sympathy.
Many
Many Respects
Movement
Respects
Sympathy
Which
I have nothing against priests. In fact, I tried for a time to be one... It should be clear, then, that I respect, and am often fond of, the many priests in my life.
Against
Am
Clear
Fact
Fond
I Tried
In Fact
Life
Many
My Life
Nothing
Often
Priests
Respect
A sudden bold and unexpected question doth many times surprise a man and lay him open.
Bold
Doth
Him
Lay
Man
Many
Open
Question
Sudden
Surprise
Times
Unexpected
Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved him the trouble of distinct ideas.
Distinct
Had
Harold
Him
Ideas
Impressions
Like
Many
Rest
Saved
Trouble
Us
Which
Hiding places there are innumerable, escape is only one, but possibilities of escape, again, are as many as hiding places.
Again
Escape
Hiding
Many
Only
Places
Possibilities
Prosperity is not without many fears and distastes; adversity not without many comforts and hopes.
Adversity
Comforts
Fears
Hopes
Many
Prosperity
Without
When a man laughs at his troubles he loses a great many friends. They never forgive the loss of their prerogative.
Forgive
Friends
Great
He
His
Laughs
Loses
Loss
Man
Many
Never
Prerogative
Troubles
Many a man's strength is in opposition, and when he faileth, he grows out of use.
Grows
He
Man
Many
Opposition
Out
Strength
Use
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
For many years I had heard about an underworld consisting of people who act out a vampire fantasy while I was living in New York. Fortunately for me there are also several books on the phenomena.
About
Act
Also
Books
Consisting
Fantasy
Fortunately
Had
Heard
Living
Many
Me
New
New York
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
I am an American citizen and it is my home now. I like the U.S.A., which is not a place too many people have liked since Bush. The U.S. has a young population, and everything can change within a year.
Am
American
American Citizen
Bush
Change
Citizen
Everything
Home
I Am
Like
Liked
Many
Now
People
I don't have many friends. It's not because I'm a misanthrope. It's because I'm reserved. I'm self-contained. I get all my adventures in my head when I'm writing my books.
Adventures
Because
Books
Friends
Get
Head
Many
Reserved
Writing
I've put in so many enigmas and puzzles that it will keep the professors busy for centuries arguing over what I meant, and that's the only way of insuring one's immortality.
Arguing
Busy
Centuries
Immortality
Keep
Many
Meant
Only
Over
Professors
Put
Puzzles
Way
Will
God spoke to you by so many voices but you would not hear.
God
Hear
Many
Spoke
Voices
Would
You
In the United States, the fact that you can start again gives a lot of energy and strength and youth to this country. That is why it's so powerful in many ways, and so creative.
Again
Country
Creative
Energy
Fact
Gives
Lot
Many
Powerful
Start
States
Strength
United
United States
The vampire underworld is much larger than most people could imagine. It exists in all the cities mentioned in the book, but also in many, many more. Teenagers, especially, seem to like to act out vampire fantasies.
Act
Also
Book
Cities
Could
Exists
Fantasies
Imagine
Larger
Like
Many
Mentioned
More
Most
I have lived with passion and in a hurry, trying to accomplish too many things. I never had time to think about my beliefs until my 28-year-old daughter Paula fell ill. She was in a coma for a year, and I took care of her at home until she died in my arms in December of 1992.
About
Accomplish
Arms
Beliefs
Care
Daughter
December
Died
Fell
Had
Her
Home
Hurry
Ill
I have a foot here and a foot in some spirit world. There are many more layers to reality, and that permeates my life and my writing in a very natural way. I don't even think about it.
About
Even
Foot
Here
Layers
Life
Many
More
My Life
Natural
Natural Way
Reality
Some
Spirit
I have written about Chile extensively, and therefore I have read many books on the subject, mostly for research.
About
Books
Chile
Many
Mostly
Read
Research
Subject
Therefore
Written
Incredulity robs us of many pleasures, and gives us nothing in return.
Gives
Many
Nothing
Pleasures
Return
Us
Commercial books don't even get covered. The reason why so many book reviews go out of business is because they cover a lot of stuff that nobody cares about. Imagine if the movie pages covered none of the big movies and all they covered were movies that you couldn't even find in the theater?
About
Because
Big
Book
Books
Business
Cares
Commercial
Cover
Covered
Even
Find
Get
Go
There are terrific models for success with reluctant readers, but many school systems and state governments need to set aside their 'not invented here' and 'we have more important problems than education' attitudes.
Aside
Attitudes
Education
Governments
Here
Important
Invented
Many
Models
More
Need
Problems
Readers
Reluctant
No matter how many awards you've won or how many sales you've got, come the next book it's still a blank sheet of paper and you're still panicking like hell that you've got nothing new to say.
Awards
Blank
Book
Come
Got
Hell
How
Like
Many
Matter
New
Next
Nothing
Nothing New
I have learned many things in the 30 years that I have been writing.
Been
I Have Learned
Learned
Many
Things
Writing
Years