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In Henry Adams, I discovered not only the prototype of the modern thinker but also someone who is more interesting: a viper-toothed, puling, supercilious crank, thwarted in ambition, aging gracelessly, mad at the cosmos, and ashamed of his own jejune ideals. He is nevertheless very dear to me.
Like anyone who records music or writes a song, I thought, ‘Wouldn’t that be cool if someday I were able to do this for a living?’ But it was such a fluke, and it really all took me by surprise and I just held on for dear life. I really wasn’t prepared. I really went into it naively with no experience.
I have some very dear friends I stalk consistently when I come home.
Dear London, British fashion is a serious business. The British fashion industry is worth £21bn to the U.K. economy and employs 819,000 people across the country. With your help, we would like to see these numbers rise for the good of our industry, our talented designers, and our reputation worldwide.
Dear, never forget one little point. It’s my business. You just work here.
My dear sister, I hope, when God Almighty in his righteous providence shall take me out of time into eternity, that it will be by a flash of lightning.
I’m the ‘Dear Abby’ of math problems. But if you understand something, shouldn’t you be able to explain it? Isn’t that the whole point?
The skeptical community is absolutely near and dear to the ‘Mythbusters’ heart and there’s no small reason that they’ve embraced us. That’s our people. That’s the way we like to think.
We decided to have the baby at home because we wanted it to be a natural birth, and it turns out that it was 30 hours of natural. Eight hours of pushing – that’s the part that men don’t understand. Women go, ‘Oh, dear, oh, dear God, eight hours of pushing?’ And the men are like, ‘Okay, eight hours of pushing.’
Duff McKagen’s been a dear friend of mind for a long time, and he’s a Seattlelite.
I love filmmaking as a process and acting is one element that is dear to me.
I’ve become a lot more relaxed about my career, but maybe that’s a part of growing up. I realise there are things I hold dear and value, aside from professional achievements.
I still went to church regularly every Sunday; that is we all went there together. I reverenced the family pew where we had assembled for so many years; and apart from that reason I hold it dear because it is associated in my memory with my mother.
Unfortunately, I am not the typical, old-school, ‘Yes dear, you’re right,’ just to get out of a situation. I am more of the type to work it out until you think I’m right or I think you’re right.
What’s near and dear to my heart is cooperative conservation.
There was a story saying I didn’t like contemporary comedians, but it’s completely untrue – a lot of them are very dear friends of mine.
I lost a dear friend of mine from a rugby injury at 26. We don’t usually deal with mortality at that early age and it’s given me an appreciation of time, of trying to fit everything in.
I went on tour with the Rolling Stones in 1972 for two or three cities. And in 1975, I was the tour photographer for the Rolling Stones. I hung onto my camera for dear life. Because it scared the hell out of me.
The stage is near and dear to me.
Daring to make films of any kind and thus invite the possibility of ridicule was an internal battle of mine for many years as I worked on the screenplay for what would become ‘Dear White People’ beginning at the end of George W. Bush‘s second term.
Few things are more important to me than the values that we hold dear in this country, and so I believe that there are few things that could be more important to teach our students in the classroom.
It’s true that I’m taking a break from writing a regular column to do other things but it’s got nothing to do with what dear Simon has or has not written.
It’s so hard saying goodbye… it’s hard saying good bye to all the things that one has held dear for weeks, months, sometimes years.
Dear God, Please send to me the spirit of Your peace. Then send, dear Lord, the spirit of peace from me to all the world. Amen.
I could not love thee, dear, so much, loved I not honor more.
I have many dear friends in the film industry, but finally, the roles come to me on merit, not because of personal equations.
Since I carry my father‘s name, I believe it is my responsibility to use that name as he would have to support the causes that were so dear to his heart. Dad strongly supported Huckabee when no one thought that he had any chance to succeed in the presidential race.
If I can get together once a month with eight people I hold dear, that’s a real win to me.
Remembrance Day is a timely reminder that, in what may be some of Britain‘s darkest hours, it is the bravery of millions of ordinary people from all races, religions, and backgrounds that have kept our country’s flame burning and stood up for the values we hold dear.
I firmly believe that any man’s finest hour, the greatest fulfillment of all that he holds dear, is that moment when he has worked his heart out in a good cause and lies exhausted on the field of battle – victorious.
That’s metaphysics, my dear fellow. It’s forbidden me by my doctor, my stomach won’t take it.
We’re in Brazil here: Great Brazil just like the Great America of our dear Trump.
I definitely have fun commenting on the real world and interpreting through the ‘Dear White People’ lens.
Dear God, let this be just a bad nightmare.
I have dear friends of mine who represent real Republicans. Goldwater Republicans. Strong on defense. Tough on immigration. Fiscal conservatives.
I’m a child of the Disney Renaissance, so the new classics are near and dear. I suppose this is a legend more than a fairy tale, but ‘Mulan’ is easily my favorite. Not only is it a fun, action-packed, beautiful movie, but it’s so important for young girls to have.
Today 23 years ago dear Grandmama died. I wonder what she would have thought of a Labour Government.
I fell in love with hip-hop a little bit late; I grew up on Another Bad Creation and Kris Kross. But my mom got me a TV in my room, and I remember seeing Biggie‘s ‘Give Me One More Chance,’ and I was like, ‘Oh, this is how a house party looks!’ I really, really fell in love with it when Tupac created ‘Dear Mama.’
Inequality is as dear to the American heart as liberty itself.
Plato is dear to me, but dearer still is truth.
This life, this purpose, this American spirit that we hold dear – we are not alone. We do it together.
Once I was in a cafe in Portland and the woman at the next table and I began chatting and in the course of our conversation she strongly recommend I visit this web site called ‘The Rumpus’ so I could read this advice column called ‘Dear Sugar.’ It was so painful not to tell her that in fact I was Sugar, but I didn’t.
‘Dear White People’ started a conversation about race. It’s such a difficult thing to talk about, especially in America because of our history. I love that you can confront it with humour and with satire.
The House of Lords has many fine aspects, but at its heart, it is a betrayal of the core democratic principle that those in the enlightened world hold so dear – that those who make the laws of the land should be elected by those who must obey those laws.
New York City is crazy and beautiful and really close to my heart, and I’ve always had dear friends here – family, actually, I would say.
You will never exaggerate when you speak good things of God. It is not possible to do so. Try, dear brethren, and boast in the Lord.
People who write to ‘Dear Abby’ don’t always have the most earthshaking problems in the world.
I enjoy celebrating Valentine’s Day. It’s a nice way to say you’re thinking about your family, someone special, or dear friends.
The truth is, none of us is OK, not really. The best, most dear, most thoughtful and engaged and open and feminist men in my life have occasionally come out with some statement that’s made me gasp. Then again, so have almost all the women.
Paris is where my family are, but it’s not really home now because I have dear friends in London and dear friends in New York.
An independent state does not pay too dear a price for its independence in accepting the sufferings of war when it cannot avoid them; a state which has lost its independence may find at least some compensation in the fact that its protector procures for it peace with its neighbours.
Evan Wolfson is a dear friend of mine. Almost more than any other, Evan is responsible for bringing the issue of marriage equality to the forefront of our struggle for civil rights. He is a courageous pioneer who has been relentless in this battle for marriage equality.
I wanted to tell the story of Luong Ung, who’s a dear friend of mine.
Dear sisters and brothers, we realize the importance of light when we see darkness.
My dear, I don’t give a damn.
I’ve always thought that ‘Dear White People’ should live on as a TV show, so I’ll leave it at that.
My integrity is something I hold dear.
‘Pain’ is more indicative of what I like to do. I’m lyric-conscious. I like to tell stories, give advice. Instead of writing a ‘Dear Abby’ column, I do it on records.
Kansas City is dear to me and I am honored to be inducted into their Hall of Fame.
A sympathetic friend can be quite as dear as a brother.
An original something, dear maid, you would wish me to write; but how shall I begin? For I’m sure I have not original in me, Excepting Original Sin.
Live and allow others to live; hurt no one; life is dear to all living beings.
Nothing but a miracle of sovereign mercy could have arrested and saved me from eternal perdition. How I could have so long resisted the entreaties, the prayers, and the tears of my dear parents, and the influences of the Holy Spirit, is, to me, a wonder entirely incomprehensible.
Dear God, please take care of your servant John Fitzgerald Kennedy.
The fight against international terrorism isn’t just a fight against a bunch of misguided extremists; it is a fight to defend the values that we hold dear.
Our dear country, Iran, throughout history has been subject to threats.
Peace is something very dear. If you’ve been through wars and operations and battles, you want peace.
I still have some very dear friends from school, and we get together whenever possible.
When I went to college, I discovered the Sega console, and ‘Sonic the Hedgehog’ became very dear to me.
The two most important words in marriage for me are ‘yes, dear.’
A whole generation is moving away from highly ritualistic practices into a more thinking, spiritual process. By spiritual, I don’t refer to a cult or a guru. In your heart, you continue to feel the presence of people who’ve been dear to you even after they’ve left.
I have always had a good relationship with Real Madrid fans, and I feel dear to them.
People look to ‘Dear White People’ as an encyclopedia of our culture. But it’s also art, and there are characters with different perspectives.
As a man, I’ve been representative of the values I hold dear. And the values I hold dear are carryovers from the lives of my parents.
Dear is your heart and close your hand, I relinquish all to love‘s dysmorphic command.
Dear motorist on the information superhighway. I’m sorry I do not have a car.
If I am honored to serve as first lady, I will use that wonderful privilege to try to help people in our country who need it the most. One of the many causes dear to my heart is helping children and women.
Even though we didn’t actually record it as the Move I had already written a song called ‘Dear Elaine’, which I subsequently put on the Boulders album. I thought at the time that was probably the best song I’d written.
‘Dr Who’ is an extraordinary association that I have because I didn’t realise until I was in the show quite how worldwide it is and how popular and how dear it is to so many people‘s hearts.
With ‘Dear Black Boy,’ I wanted to encourage BIack boys to dream outside of sports and think differently.
In the true sense one’s native land, with its background of tradition, early impressions, reminiscences and other things dear to one, is not enough to make sensitive human beings feel at home.
We at the NRA embrace and hold dear what makes us uniquely American. Family, responsibility, patriotism, mutual respect, honesty, civic duty.
The way Everest is guided is very different from the way other mountains are guided, and it flies in the face of values I hold dear: self-reliance, taking responsibility for what you do, making your own decisions, trusting your judgment – the kind of judgment that comes only through paying your dues, through experience.
I had some really dear friends who died from AIDS-one in particular. His family wasn’t around and he didn’t have many friends. I spent a lot of time with him in his later days.
I don’t really mind what people say about my love life or anything like that, but the one thing is that, yes, I do sing and write all my own music. That is something that I hold really dear. And yeah, I made a fool of myself in front of the world, but it was also great to pick myself back up and go on tour.
I love Jen Meyer – she’s a dear friend, and Tabitha Simmons as well.
‘Liv and Maddie’ is very near and dear to my heart. I’m very proud of it.
This self-love is the instrument of our preservation; it resembles the provision for the perpetuity of mankind: it is necessary, it is dear to us, it gives us pleasure, and we must conceal it.
This is all the inheritance I give to my dear family. The religion of Christ will give them one which will make them rich indeed.
When I lived summers at my grandparents‘ farm, haying with my grandfather from 1938 to 1945, my dear grandmother Kate cooked abominably. For noon dinners, we might eat three days of fricasseed chicken from a setting hen that had boiled twelve hours.
I don’t need the money, dear. I work for art.
Knowledge is never too dear.
The only relationships I wish to honour and keep are with my family and my dear loved ones.
My dear citizens, fellow citizens, French people, this 6th of May, have just chosen change by bringing me the presidency of the French republic. I feel the honor, which has been given to me and the task, the important task faced beyond – in front of you to serve my country.
My dear sisters, whatever your calling, whatever your circumstances, we need your impressions, your insights, and your inspiration. We need you to speak up and speak out in ward and stake councils.
I’ve been writing for people long enough to know that it has got to feel comfortable coming out of their mouths, especially when you’re doing something that is first person and is so near and dear to you.
DSP is not only a music director for many of my films, but he is also a very dear friend.
God has taken care of me, and mother dear has taken care of me, too. All my life.
Well, Smoke n’ Mirrors has very much a world music flavor and it doesn’t park itself in one country. It borrows heavily from the Brazilian angle, which is dear to my heart, and I recorded several albums with that flavor.
I was 20, and my reality was that people either went to college full-time, or they were draftable. The dear friends that I went to high school with that didn’t go to college eventually wound up in Vietnam, and I noticed that they came home different. I was in Ohio during the Vietnam War era.
For a profession that holds dear both the ability to vivisect politicians in prose and the expectation that these carved-up subjects will not complain, the media is horribly thin-skinned and vengeance-seeking when on the receiving end of criticism.
I played video games for years. I immersed myself in them. They’re so beautiful. They have these gorgeous imaginary landscapes. And they were just very dear to me.
However near and dear to you may be your wife, children, friends, they are not you; they are outside of you.
Yes, the meeting of dear friends atones for the regret of separation; and like it so much enhances affection, that after absence one wonders how one has been able to stay away from them so long.
What wild imaginations one forms where dear self is concerned! How sure to be mistaken!
When I was in elementary school, I used to write letters to myself. I’d write letters and go ‘Dear Kristen-at-16-years-old, happy birthday. I hope you’re doing something.’
I don’t think Hollywood per se is supposed to be taken seriously, otherwise, dear Lord, that would be frightening.
I was terrible when I first started skating and was clinging onto the side for dear life, but it’s something I’ll always have now, and the tour is always so much fun.
A lot of people talk about what the 1982 team did on the pitch but that side was so dear to Brazilian fans also because it featured players that supporters would see in flesh and bone on a regular basis, either at games or even on the streets. Now they basically only see the Selecao on the TV.
Years ago I went into my laboratory and said, ‘Dear Mr. Creator, please tell me what the universe was made for?’ The Great Creator answered, ‘You want to know too much for that little mind of yours. Ask for something more your size, little man.’
I mean, dear old ‘Bergerac’, or dear young ‘Bergerac’ as he was then, he had a gammy leg, he was going through a nasty divorce with his wife, he was a recovering alcoholic, it’s a wonder he can get up in the morning let alone solve any crimes. And he also had to drive that ridiculous car.
Ramesh Vinayakam is a maestro music composer and a dear friend, too.
George Harrison is perhaps one of the most creative people I ever met, not only in his music and songwriting, but just the way he lived his life, decorated his gardens and homes. He was a dear friend of mine. His entire approach to music was very unique.
Dear Lord, I’m so grateful I’m still loved.
I’ve had the honor and privilege of knowing Jeff for over 25 years. He’s been a dear friend and a mentor, and there is no finer person in public service than Jeff Sessions. He’s conducted himself with the greatest integrity of any public official I’ve ever met.
We, after a certain age, after college, are so consumed about what we want to achieve in life, and we fiercely are ambitious and we go after that, but sometimes we tend to take all our loved and dear ones for granted.
My dear Miss Glory, Robots are not people. They are mechanically more perfect than we are, they have an astounding intellectual capacity, but they have no soul.