Top 6190 Up Quotes

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“Partnering up with the Monster Energy Outbreak Tour marks a milestone moment in my career.”

― A Boogie wit da Hoodie

“2017 was crazy when I made the ‘Freshman’ cover ’cause I looked up to it, and I really wanted to be in it. It was motivation for me after that: I kept on going, and I grinded.”

― A Boogie wit da Hoodie

“Once I went to bed in Orlando and I woke up in Atlanta. I have no idea how that happened.”

― A. J. McLean

“I grew up in musical theatre and love to perform on stage.”

― A. J. McLean

“If the greatest god is the stillness all the motions add up to, then we must ineluctably be included.”

― A. R. Ammons

“Pitchers made an adjustment to me. It’s up to me to come up with an answer.”

― Aaron Judge

“As a kid growing up in California, I collected autographs.”

― Aaron Judge

“Once you give up rights, they’re not going to give them back.”

― Aaron McGruder

“Growing up my mother played Sarah Vaughan and Nat Cole in the house regularly.”

― Aaron Neville

“I grew up singing Ray Charles and Jimmy Reed.”

― Aaron Neville

“Every morning I wake up and thank God.”

― Aaron Neville

“Age and numbers are a concept made up by man.”

― Aaron Neville

“When I was a kid growing up, I used to watch ‘DuckTales.’”

― Aaron Paul

“Swimming took up so much of my faculties, and for so long, I was willing to give it everything.”

― Aaron Peirsol

“You have to give 100 percent in the Champions League, as you’re up against the biggest teams.”

― Aaron Ramsey

“I had to grow up quite quickly.”

― Aaron Ramsey

“I always had games on Saturdays as I was growing up.”

― Aaron Ramsey

“Decisions are made by those who show up.”

― Aaron Sorkin

“If you lined up 10 writers and asked them to write a movie about Steve Jobs, you’d get 10 very different movies.”

― Aaron Sorkin

“I haven’t got any friends from where I grew up, but that’s not to do with fame.”

― Aaron Taylor-Johnson

“I grew up about 60 miles northwest of New York, in Middletown, NY.”

― Aaron Tveit

“I’m not vain – I just love make-up and dressing up.”

― Abbey Clancy

“I ended up going to college for visual arts but moved up to New York after I graduated from college in 2006 and started going gung ho to the Upright Citizens Brigade, and I realized that that was what I was really interested in and what I really wanted to do.”

― Abbi Jacobson

“My dad was so much fun growing up.”

― Abby Elliott

“Being ‘pro-life’ means standing up for all life, valuing all life.”

― Abby Johnson

“When there’s a status quo, usually what shakes everybody up is some sort of military confrontation, at which point we all come running and screaming to pick up the pieces.”

― Abdullah II of Jordan

“I don’t know what DVD commentaries are about. I’d like to strangle the person who came up with that concept.”

― Abel Ferrara

“I know what it’s like to be brought up by actors and writers.”

― Abi Morgan

“When computer systems cause errors, you can end up with The Dreaded NIGO – the ‘not in good order’ transaction.”

― Abigail Johnson

“I grew up in a small Southern town, kind of a counterculture to a small Southern mentality.”

― Abigail Spencer

“’The Philadelphia Story’ is one of my favorite movies, as is ‘Bringing Up Baby.’”

― Abigail Spencer

“I’ve noticed that the more I open up, the more I learn.”

― Abigail Washburn

“Most folks are as happy as they make up their minds to be.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“Never stir up litigation. A worse man can scarcely be found than one who does this.”

― Abraham Lincoln

“If I were dropped out of a plane into the ocean and told the nearest land was a thousand miles away, I’d still swim. And I’d despise the one who gave up.”

― Abraham Maslow

“I’ll get up there and I’ll do my guitar solos in one of those space outfits.”

― Ace Frehley

“I’m still a huge Yankees fan. Growing up, Jeter was my guy, but Bernie Williams was my favorite player.”

― Action Bronson

“Every player needs to use their voice to shake up things.”

― Ada Hegerberg

“Even if I tried to fill up the stadium in Ramat Gan, I don’t think I could.”

― Ada Yonath

“It may be a coincidence, but from the minute I took anti-depressants, I didn’t pick up a guitar or a pen for seven years.”

― Adam Ant

“I am quite an early riser – I usually get up between 5.30 and 6am and take the dogs out.”

― Adam Ant

“I can’t imagine that I would have been cast in the role, without Jamie Lee giving me a thumbs up.”

― Adam Arkin

“A little-appreciated downside of the technology revolution is that, mainly without thinking about it, we have given up ‘locational privacy.’”

― Adam Cohen

“I had ‘Breaking In’ at Fox, and that was a constant stopping and starting of getting canceled and picked up again.”

― Adam F. Goldberg

“Everyone in the ’80s grew up, and for a lot of the film executives, that’s what they know and love.”

― Adam F. Goldberg

“I grew up obsessively collecting Queen T-shirts and concert posters and rare U.K. imports of their CDs.”

― Adam F. Goldberg

“I was really beating myself up about performances and how I looked and this and that.”

― Adam Lambert

“Coming up with something new and original is so exciting.”

― Adam Lambert

“ICG became a dot-com joke, a one-stock example of extreme hubris on the part of its management and the investment bankers and sell-side analysts who embarrassed themselves by pumping it up.”

― Adam Lashinsky

“Salesforce acquires companies – it has snapped up 55 since 2006 – that are either more innovative or that have pioneered market segments that Salesforce hasn’t yet cracked.”

― Adam Lashinsky

“Benito Mussolini created the word ‘fascism.’ He defined it as ‘the merging of the state and the corporation.’ He also said a more accurate word would be ‘corporatism.’ This was the definition in Webster’s up until 1987 when a corporation bought Webster’s and changed it to exclude any mention of corporations.”

― Adam McKay

“A lot of shorts spend too much time setting up the idea; sometimes they meander.”

― Adam McKay

“I do have to give it up for Sarah Palin on one account. She is brave.”

― Adam McKay

“Growing up in Livingston, New Jersey, was terrific.”

― Adam Pally

“It’s good for kids to look up to sporting role models.”

― Adam Peaty

“They can hop on a line and really dice it up out there.”

― Adam Petty

“Drugs ruin peoples lives, break up families and have disastrous effects on our communities.”

― Adam Rickitt

“Growing up, I really didn’t have a lot of role models.”

― Adam Rippon

“I grew up cursing a lot.”

― Adam Sandler

“When the kids are laughing in the audience, I tear up, I’m so happy I did a nice thing.”

― Adam Sandler

“Let’s blow some stuff up.”

― Adam Savage

“I grew up right in Santa Cruz, right across the bay from Monterey. I would go to Monterey all the time.”

― Adam Scott

“Although my father is English, I was brought up in Australia.”

― Adelaide Clemens

“I no longer buy papers or tabloids or magazines or read blogs. I used to. But it was just filling up my day with hatred.”

― Adele

“You can get wrapped up in that megamerger mentality.”

― Adena Friedman

“My mother is a Chitrapur Saraswat from Mangalore and half-Telugu, and my father is a Bohri Muslim. My mother’s father, J Rameshwar Rao, was the Raja of Wanaparthy, a principality of Hyderabad. He was influenced by the socialist movement and became the first Raja to give up his title.”

― Aditi Rao Hydari

“I started playing music when I was about six and didn’t discover Indian classical music until I was fifteen. So, essentially, I had a lot of catching up to do.”

― Adnan Sami

“It does not do to use it with forms whose origin is intimately bound up with a specific material simply because no technical difficulties stand in the way.”

― Adolf Loos

“I’m waiting for the time when I fail – because we all fail – and I’m ready, I’ll take up carpentry.”

― Adrian Edmondson

“To be perfectly honest, if it was up to me, I would be invisible as an artist.”

― Adrian Tomine

“I grew up, and I’m getting the chance to make music with the people I idolized.”

― Adrian Younge

“Obviously I’m not there to pick up anybody, but I’m not afraid to hang out in a predominantly gay establishment.”

― Adrien Brody

“I grew up in Queens in N.Y., and in parts of my neighbourhood, there were a lot of Italian Americans and a lot of people who were either affiliated with nefarious people or had seen so many movies that they were embodying that.”

― Adrien Brody

“I grew up around New York, graffiti culture.”

― Adrien Brody

“I can’t deal with waking up and being sad.”

― Adwoa Aboah

“People get caught up in worshipping certain rappers, or they try to demonise hip hop by looking at what certain rappers are doin’ in their lives.”

― Afrika Bambaataa

“These little grey cells. It is up to them.”

― Agatha Christie

“What a couple. I’m consumed into ashes. And he’s always raking up the ashes and setting them on fire again.”

― Agnes Smedley

“Algeria is not breaking up.”

― Ahmed Ben Bella

“If anybody asks me where I’m from, my first inclination is to say, ‘Washington,’ because that’s where I grew up meaningfully.”

― Ahmet Ertegun

“Every couple of years – no, that’s every couple of weeks – I think I’m going to give up acting.”

― Aidan Gillen

“Some companies are worth paying for up front.”

― Aileen Lee

“I had worked my way up at Fox. I started in 2007, working the overnight shift on the weekends. I would do one-minute news-of-the-day updates every hour on programs like ‘Hannity.’”

― Ainsley Earhardt

“No one wants to get up at 5 A.M.”

― Ainsley Earhardt

“I like grown up comedy.”

― Aisha Tyler

“I have this insane and unabated longing for San Francisco. I come up there every chance that I get.”

― Aisha Tyler

“I actually grew up in the City of Pasadena.”

― Aja Brown

“I applied to American Repertory School up at Harvard at got in.”

― Ajay Naidu

“Horses and dogs were part of my growing up years.”

― Ajay Piramal

“I grew up a Tamilian.”

― Ajith Kumar

“There is a rule of Sharia: If the enemy wants to suppress you, you are supposed to put up a strong resistance.”

― Akhmad Kadyrov

“I grew up in a very religious family. I could read the Qu’ran easily at the age of five.”

― Akhmad Kadyrov

“With enemies, it’s easier to just have them be straight-up bad guys so they can just get beaten up.”

― Akira Toriyama

“Frankly, I love my independence too much to give it up.”

― Akkineni Nagarjuna

“I grew up in Minnesota, where we treasure our tradition of civic engagement – and our record of having the nation’s highest voter participation.”

― Al Franken

“I’m the New York Jew who actually grew up in Minnesota.”

― Al Franken

“Anybody who deliberately propagandizes with lies should be held up to scorn and ridicule.”

― Al Franken

“Life isn’t a science. We make it up as we go.”

― Al Hirschfeld

“Ah, man, if I could ever hook up with Tom Waits, I’d be the happiest camper in Yellowstone, alright? That’s the one guy.”

― Al Jourgensen

“The pitcher setting up the batter. It’s chess, and you play with it.”

― Al Leiter

“I’ve seen too much in life to give up.”

― Al Sharpton

“As a kid who grew up chubby, I just marveled at the fact that I could be thin.”

― Al Sharpton

“Anyone who was tempted to draw comparisons between my father’s ‘Dave Robicheaux’ series and my first book quickly gave up.”

― Alafair Burke

“When I was 12, I forgot the keys to my parent’s apartment. So I simply climbed up seven floors to get in.”

― Alain Robert

“I wrote my epitaph: He started out a particle and ended up a wave.”

― Alan Arkin

“He really is terribly heavy going. Like running up hill in roller skates.”

― Alan Ayckbourn

“I will say that the environment I grew up in was not the most progressive.”

― Alan Ball

“History has spurts and then is steady, and then maybe even backing up a step, and then forward again.”

― Alan Bean

“I’m very good in math, and I’m a logical thinker. I don’t get wrapped up in things or even wrapped up in myself.”

― Alan C. Greenberg

“I grew up in a nonpolitical family. My mother basically hated everybody.”

― Alan Colmes

“When I moved to Los Angeles, aged 54, I printed out Winston Churchill’s phrase, ‘Never, never, never give up’, and stuck it on my fridge. I had no idea what was going to happen, but I knew I had to keep on going.”

― Alan Dale

“I grew up reading genre writers, and to the degree that Eric Ambler and Graham Greene are genre writers, I’m a genre writer.”

― Alan Furst

“Manchester City have been in the doldrums for a while, they came up and went straight back down again.”

― Alan Hansen

“Architecture students are generally given theoretical projects, often located at distant locations, and told to come up with a design.”

― Alan Huffman

“Peer pressure is a huge part of youth behavior, whether one grows up in Washington, D.C., or Cody, Wyo.”

― Alan K. Simpson

“Smoked salmon is for dinner. Belly lox is for breakfast. Don’t get that mixed up.”

― Alan King

“I learned more about acting from George Stevens in a few months than I had in my entire life up until then.”

― Alan Ladd

“I don’t think any of us grew up into the world we were hoping for or expecting.”

― Alan Moore

“I didn’t really sign up to be a celebrity, I only signed up to be a writer.”

― Alan Moore

“I grew up with Microsoft. I know the leadership of Microsoft.”

― Alan Mulally

“If a listener nods his head when you’re explaining your program, wake him up.”

― Alan Perlis

“I didn’t really grow up a comic book fanatic.”

― Alan Ritchson

“When I was a kid, a policeman was someone you looked up to and respected.”

― Alan Sugar

“If I could have grown up to be Robin Thicke, I would have. But I’m glad somebody in the family did.”

― Alan Thicke

“I don’t get dressed up as the character to go audition.”

― Alan Tudyk

“The whole celebrity thing is not something I’m overly interested in. I don’t pop up at parties. It’s just not my thing.”

― Alanis Morissette

“I make up new lyrics to well-known lullabies. Mostly because I don’t actually know a lot of the lyrics.”

― Alanis Morissette

“I think the danger with using the term ‘trilogy’ is that it sets up particular expectations in the reader’s mind.”

― Alastair Reynolds

“When I die, if the word ‘thong’ appears in the first or second sentence of my obituary, I’ve screwed up.”

― Albert Brooks

“Every revolutionary ends up either by becoming an oppressor or a heretic.”

― Albert Camus

“Most people would have given up when faced with all the criticism I’ve received over the years.”

― Albert Ellis

“I don’t enter, I’m entered. It’s up to someone else. It’s up to them.”

― Albert Finney

“I grew up with The Beatles, Bob Marley and Talking Heads. I like the melody-with-rhythm aspect of music – there’s so much to discover still.”

― Albert Hammond, Jr.

“I graduated in 1930 and I went up to the Yale Drama School for two years.”

― Albert Maltz

“We are just not made up to be middle distance runners.”

― Alberto Juantorena

“I don’t find it very helpful to know who else is going up for stuff, generally.”

― Alden Ehrenreich

“This country is not built on one culture alone. We all make up this industry.”

― Aldis Hodge

“We are all geniuses up to the age of ten.”

― Aldous Huxley

“Bush wasn’t elected, he was selected – selected by five judges up in Washington who voted along party lines.”

― Alec Baldwin

“I grew up in a small town in Sudan. There weren’t many cars, so we did things in the countryside near where we lived.”

― Alek Wek

“I’ve picked up a few scars during games.”

― Aleksandar Mitrovic

“I’d grown up loving English films. I was a huge Monty Python fanatic as a kid.”

― Alessandro Nivola

“This industry kind of forces you to grow up very quickly.”

― Alessia Cara

“Big banks have long had private equity divisions that put up capital for deals too complex or risky for individual shareholders to finance.”

― Alex Berenson

“My dad was raised Orthodox in Atlanta. He speaks Hebrew. He speaks Yiddish. He married a Jewish woman who is not Orthodox, so I was brought up by two different kinds of Jews.”

― Alex Borstein

“Growing up, I listened to a lot of jazz and blues records – John Coltrane and Etta James. I was also really into Radiohead and the BeeGees.”

― Alex Clare

“It’s always nice when the eccentrics show up.”

― Alex Cox

“I’ve written original material before, where I’ve come up with the idea and the characters myself, and that’s definitely very different to working with someone else’s characters and stories.”

― Alex Garland

“I grew up Methodist and went to church until my parents gave up on religion when I was nine.”

― Alex Grey

“I bent my head over a stove in my early 20s and picked it up in my 30s.”

― Alex Guarnaschelli

“Every once in a while, I want to get up and cook.”

― Alex Guarnaschelli

“I grew up in Midtown Manhattan.”

― Alex Guarnaschelli

“I grew up in a footballing environment.”

― Alex Iwobi

“Traditionally, lots of vagrants and unemployable characters wind up working in kitchens.”

― Alex Kapranos

“I think players need to get paid for what they’re worth, for what they put up on the field.”

― Alex Morgan

“I also believe that member states of the United Nations should live up their obligations to pay their dues.”

― Alex Morrison

“I grew up about 30 minutes north of Boston in a town that was a virtual melting pot – I was exposed to all different backgrounds, cultures, and religions, fueling my personal interests in global issues.”

― Alex Newell

“I’m a fisherman. I’ve always loved fishing. I grew up fishing for trout.”

― Alex O’Loughlin

“Whenever you’re playing on the pitch, you have to step up to the plate and perform.”

― Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

“I grew up in a politically aware household: very civically-minded, good Minnesota liberals.”

― Alex Pareene

“When I grew up, baseball was the No. 1 sport.”

― Alex Rodriguez

“Eventually, my W-2 income will wind down, and my investments can actually make that up.”

― Alex Rodriguez

“When I played for Boston Breakers in my early twenties, I really stepped up my training, which meant running drills until you’re sick.”

― Alex Scott

“I definitely grew up a Chargers’ fan.”

― Alex Smith

“I think modern television shows, with their intricate plots, are stimulating our minds. This is one reason IQs have been going up.”

― Alex Tabarrok

“My siblings and I kept everything to ourselves, and rather than blowing up in an instant, my family broke apart slowly.”

― Alex Tizon

“I grew up very comfortable in this bizarre, circus-like existence, but, as comfortable as I was, I was also aware of the struggles that actors go through.”

― Alexa Davalos

“I hear how Drew Barrymore grew up going to the bars – I was never allowed.”

― Alexa Ray Joel

“I grew up a little bit in Germany and then in Switzerland, then in France, the United States and in England, and so it is weird.”

― Alexander Dreymon

“I grew up in a very urban, bohemian family where everyone was a hippie or a pacifist. It was artistically and intellectually stimulating, but they were definitely not into outdoor sports or activities.”

― Alexander Skarsgard

“I was the kind of kid who was always making up stories and adventures.”

― Alexandra Adornetto

“I was obsessed with Nancy Drew growing up – I couldn’t get enough.”

― Alexandra Daddario

“Woodstock didn’t define a generation because everyone showed up or those who did were a perfectly representative sample. It defined a generation because, for a few days, it bottled its peculiar zeitgeist.”

― Alexandra Petri

“I urge readers to experience things that they love and give up things that are not working.”

― Alexandra Stoddard

“When I play, I like to use my pace and to link up with my team-mates.”

― Alexandre Lacazette

“I grew up at a time with androgyny in the 1980s; it was easy to pass under the radar as a gay may.”

― Alexis Arquette

“If I didn’t do something perfectly, I had to do it again… I grew up with a glue gun pointed at my head.”

― Alexis Stewart

“After 9/11 and the impending actors’ strike of a few years ago, roles dried up for everyone.”

― Alfre Woodard

“It is always easier to fight for one’s principles than to live up to them.”

― Alfred Adler

“Give them pleasure – the same pleasure they have when they wake up from a nightmare.”

― Alfred Hitchcock

“Blondes make the best victims. They’re like virgin snow that shows up the bloody footprints.”

― Alfred Hitchcock

“Periods of tranquility are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.”

― Alfred North Whitehead

“Babyface is one of the top songwriters in the world ever, and Jimmy Jam and Terry Lewis have worked with everybody that I grew up listening to.”

― Algee Smith

“Our elephants are under siege because of an illegal international market that has driven ivory prices in the region up significantly. I call upon the international community to join us in this fight.”

― Ali Bongo Ondimba

“I have looked up to Emraan Hashmi from day one.”

― Ali Fazal

“I like to mix things up.”

― Ali Fazal

“I was not created to be occupied by eating delicious foods like tied up cattle.”

― Ali ibn Abi Talib

“I have fallen a few times, and each time, I have gotten up and grown as a person and looked at things a little differently.”

― Ali Krieger

“I loved Mia Hamm, and I really looked up to Julie Foudy as well, who is one of my mentors.”

― Ali Krieger

“We’re not going to dumb down for them. They have to move up. They’re the network and we’re the show.”

― Alia Shawkat

“We got on his label, and the Bizarre organization is just going up and up. So we have faith.”

― Alice Cooper

“We just set it up and recorded it the way we played it. But that was the way we played it then.”

― Alice Cooper

“When I was growing up, my mother always wore Chanel.”

― Alice Dellal

“I grew up in Ohio. I was born in a suburb of Oakland, but I grew up in Ohio.”

― Alice Ripley

“The audience fills me back up, definitely.”

― Alice Ripley

“The most common way people give up their power is by thinking they don’t have any.”

― Alice Walker

“We have to wake up. We have to refuse to be a clone.”

― Alice Walker

“Women have to summon up courage to fulfill dormant dreams.”

― Alice Walker

“Sucking up to the biggies won’t get us anywhere.”

― Alice Walker

“I grew up in Marin County, which is a wealthy suburb of San Francisco.”

― Alicia Garza

“I grew up in a pretty tough neighborhood.”

― Alicia Keys

“My mother is, my father certainly was. They were kind of the local intelligentsia in the town where I grew up.”

― Alison Bechdel

“When I was growing up in the 1960s, there was starting to be more books geared towards young adults.”

― Alison Bechdel

“Growing up, we had folk records.”

― Alison Krauss

“I spoke Franglais growing up.”

― Alison Moyet

“Don’t give up at the first hurdle you encounter.”

― Alistair Overeem

“I haven’t really got much get up and go. I can’t believe I’m on the telly. I’m so lazy.”

― Allan Carr

“When I grew up, there were locked cabinets in public libraries. You needed parental permission if you were under eighteen. I was let down by the overblown reputations of some hardcore fictional works.”

― Allan Gurganus

“I didn’t take constructive criticism the way I should have. When I finally caught up to that, that’s when I went to being the MVP.”

― Allen Iverson

“I had a lot of growing up to do. A lot of times, I learned the hard way.”

― Allen Iverson

“I failed, got back up. I failed, got back up.”

― Allen Iverson

“I dressed like the guys who I grew up with. I looked like the guys I grew up with.”

― Allen Iverson

“Zen teaches that once we can open up to the inevitability of our demise, we can begin to transform that situation and lighten up about it.”

― Allen Klein

“Our purpose is to be up here to resolve these issues. Our purpose is to be up here and represent the people.”

― Allen West

“If I could stomach the awful part of being a veterinarian, which involves sticking your hand up animals’ behinds, I would be a vet.”

― Allison Janney

“I have grown up using Colgate; my long-standing association with the brand has been very warm.”

― Allu Arjun

“You cannot expect teams to be up for a final every Saturday, but you have to in the Six Nations, and that is the difficulty we have.”

― Alun Wyn Jones

“The inventions and the great discoveries have opened up whole continents to reciprocal communication and interchange, provided we are willing.”

― Alva Myrdal

“The Giants were supposed to have a new motto, ‘Shut up and deal.’”

― Alvin Dark

“Locking up dissenters does not reduce dissent – it fosters it.”

― Amal Clooney

“I’ve grown up with kids watching me and as they’re growing up, I’m growing up.”

― Amanda Bynes

“My confidence came from the way I grew up, and I’m grateful for it.”

― Amanda Lindhout

“If I had to give up cheese or chocolate, I’d give up chocolate in a heartbeat.”

― Amanda Peet

“The thing I noticed about Jack was when we did a reading of the script, just to warm up.”

― Amanda Peet

“I grew up in Honolulu.”

― Amanda Schull

“I am from Florida, so I didn’t ‘grow up’ on Wu-Tang.”

― Amanda Seales

“People are made up of flaws.”

― Amanda Seyfried

“Shawn Kemp was the player that I grew up watching, when he was with the SuperSonics.”

― Amar’e Stoudemire

“I grew up playing football and baseball.”

― Amar’e Stoudemire

“I grew up just outside of Austin, and my upbringing was fairly rural.”

― Amber Heard

“Haven’t we all been taken aback when an illness suddenly causes the voice to crack and sometimes dry up completely?”

― Amber Rudd

“I haven’t had a lot of celebrities around me growing up.”

― Amber Tamblyn

“Litigant. A person about to give up his skin for the hope of retaining his bones.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“The best thing to do with the best things in life is to give them up.”

― Ambrose Bierce

“I was brought up in a household where you stood up to be counted.”

― Aminatta Forna

“I looked up to cricket players such as Imran Khan.”

― Amir Khan

“I grew up in a loving household.”

― Amir Khan

“Demonetisation was not a decision of UP government. It is the central government’s decision.”

― Amit Shah

“I often read poetry to ‘warm up’ before I write.”

― Amity Gaige

“When my kids wanted to give up on things, I wouldn’t let them, and those are lifelong lessons.”

― Amy Chua

“Everybody who worked in film misses holding pieces of film, holding it up to the light, and seeing exactly where something was image-wise.”

― Amy Heckerling

“I wanted to be a veterinarian, but slipped up when I hit organic chemistry.”

― Amy Hempel

“People don’t just show up in the C-suite overnight.”

― Amy Hood

“I am conscious about not getting typecast, but obviously I have to keep picking up great roles so that I don’t get typecast.”

― Amy Jackson

“The industry is big, and if I get an interesting role, I will take it up.”

― Amy Jackson

“Hindi is far easier a language to pick up than Tamil.”

― Amy Jackson

“’Singh Is Bliing’ came up to me as my dream role.”

― Amy Jackson

“I grew up in the public schools, my mom taught in them, and then my daughter is in them.”

― Amy Klobuchar

“We’ve all fallen, but at the same time we’re not broken. There is the hint that we are going to get up again.”

― Amy Lee

“I’m the goofball. I’m the person cracking people up.”

― Amy Lee

“Christina Aguilera’s ‘Stripped’ had a lot of good songs. It’s my range, so I use it to warm up a lot.”

― Amy Lee

“I’ve always dreamed of growing up to be Amy Poehler.”

― Amy Poehler

“I was in kidney failure. I ended up having a kidney transplant on my 21st birthday.”

― Amy Purdy

“I guess I’m always up for a challenge.”

― Amy Purdy

“When I was growing up I actually was into Bon Jovi!”

― Amy Ryan

“Growing up, I was sort of a tomboy. I was the one skating with the boys.”

― Amy Smart

“I was a ballerina for 10 years growing up, but I stopped.”

― Amy Smart

“I was shocked, and I ended up contacting three academics to find out if it could possibly be that my grandmother was a courtesan.”

― Amy Tan

“If you can’t be president – if you cannot stand up and represent Americans, you should not be president.”

― Ana Navarro

“I really use social media to keep up with what’s happening.”

― Ana Navarro

“’Ders’ is something I’ve been called since I was six by neighbors and stuff growing up.”

― Anders Holm

“Most gyms now have TVs. You can prop up reading material on the cardio equipment.”

― Anderson Cooper

“Music was kind of a precious commodity growing up.”

― Anderson East

“It’s not my character to up and challenge anyone.”

― Anderson Silva

“Where I grew up, most people were policemen. So naturally, I also wanted to be a policeman.”

― Anderson Silva

“I get invited to a thousand parties, but do I show up at them? No, I don’t.”

― Andre Braugher

“With ‘Selma,’ I grew up in Alabama, 45 minutes away from Selma. I have gone to that commemorative march many times with my parents.”

― Andre Holland

“My game has really picked up in the NBA.”

― Andre Iguodala

“I don’t tear down. I prefer to build up.”

― Andre Leon Talley

“For me, I always like to get up bright and early.”

― Andre Rieu

“I’ve set up businesses. I’ve set up charities. I have actually done the work myself.”

― Andrea Leadsom

“I grew up on a sugar plantation in Trinidad, on an expat estate, and that meant I had no idea about money until a lot later than most children.”

― Andrea McLean

“We all grew up aware of Agatha Christie; there is no writer more prolific than her in England.”

― Andrea Riseborough

“I want my word to be up to the scale of the feat of arms performed by the Russian soldier.”

― Andrei Platonov

“I’ve been getting chatted up by men ever since I was 14.”

― Andreja Pejic

“I grew up watching Pedroia play.”

― Andrew Benintendi

“I’m not up for changing the Tenth Amendment or the Fourteenth Amendment, the First Amendment or the Second Amendment.”

― Andrew Breitbart

“I write a number of screenplays, and I’ve never really come up with a part for a movie star.”

― Andrew Dominik

“I can easily go up to 19 stone or so if I’m not careful.”

― Andrew Flintoff

“I don’t suck up to anyone or do any of that. I point-blank refuse. I just hate it.”

― Andrew Flintoff

“Australia has always encouraged the little bloke to have a go, the Aussie battler to get up.”

― Andrew Forrest

“I was brought up on American films.”

― Andrew Garfield

“We were under a lot of financial pressure when I was growing up.”

― Andrew Garfield

“I grew up in Lake Orion, Mich. What was best about Lake Orion where, where we grew up was it was a suburb of Detroit but had a lot of open space around.”

― Andrew J. Feustel

“I’ve been lucky to have grown up in the arts.”

― Andrew Keenan-Bolger

“I grew up in a time where there were no queer digital references.”

― Andrew Keenan-Bolger

“The whole vanity aspect of building up different muscles – I have no interest.”

― Andrew Lincoln

“It doesn’t stand up to huge intellectual scrutiny.”

― Andrew Lloyd Webber

“I would argue that television and particularly the BBC were instrumental in puffing up the Royal Family to a level where they were inflated out of all, all proportion to their relevance on the national scene.”

― Andrew Morton

“As one of the grammar-school generation, I grew up as part of a postwar meritocracy that steadily infiltrated the citadels of power.”

― Andrew Neil

“When I was growing up the obvious antisemites were the knuckle-draggers in the National Front.”

― Andrew Neil

“I haven’t really made up my mind concretely about having kids.”

― Andrew Rannells

“I can’t wake up at all without caffeine.”

― Andrew Rannells

“I was brought up in Glasgow, and I was a big Celtic follower.”

― Andrew Robertson

“I had grown up going to Celtic Park with Mum, Dad, and my brother. We had four season tickets.”

― Andrew Robertson

“Charles Blow’s memoir ‘Fire Shut Up in My Bones’ was a breathtaking piece of writing.”

― Andrew Rosenthal

“All of our columnists have areas of interest and expertise that they will return to frequently, but the subject matter of any given column is up to them.”

― Andrew Rosenthal

“My job is to make sure our caucus and our movement is united. That means not bringing up divisive issues that would divide even our own party.”

― Andrew Scheer

“I grew up in the suburbs, which I don’t think shaped me very much.”

― Andrew Sean Greer

“When you put a tiny and despised minority up for a popular vote, the minority usually loses.”

― Andrew Sullivan

“Mathematicians aren’t satisfied because they know there are no solutions up to four million or four billion, they really want to know that there are no solutions up to infinity.”

― Andrew Wiles

“I grew up in Cambridge in England, and my love of mathematics dates from those early childhood days.”

― Andrew Wiles

“I grew up in the middle of a block where there was an Irish grocery store on one corner, an Italian bar on another corner and the Nazi Party was on the third corner.”

― Andrew Young

“I had Batman stuff all over my house growing up.”

― Andy Biersack

“Music is the first thing I didn’t give up.”

― Andy Hurley

“I can open up any can of worms and get people upset.”

― Andy Kindler

“I wanted to be a painter, really, when I was growing up as a kid. It was one thing that really took a grip on me.”

― Andy Serkis

“If you’re in a motion-capture studio, you have spherical, reflective markers, which are picked up by cameras that emit infrared – it reflects it, and then the cameras pick up the data.”

― Andy Serkis

“I grew up with ‘Star Wars’ and was a massive fan of the original films.”

― Andy Serkis

“I’m not a stock expert by any means. Stocks go up; they go down.”

― Aneel Bhusri

“I hadn’t grown up always aspiring to be a CEO.”

― Angela Ahrendts

“I would be surprised if my girls ended up as women without grit. I really would.”

― Angela Duckworth

“If I didn’t have my films as an outlet for all the different sides of me, I would probably be locked up.”

― Angelina Jolie

“I was of the generation where most of the Disney princesses and female characters were not girls that I admired. They just weren’t characters I looked up to and identified with.”

― Angelina Jolie

“When I was growing up, I wanted to adopt, because I was aware there were kids that didn’t have parents.”

― Angelina Jolie

“I grew up going to movies. My daddy was the projectionist, so we got in for free.”

― Angie Dickinson

“I don’t have the time to curl up on my couch with a good book.”

― Angie Harmon

“Many artists give up after a while.”

― Angie Stone

“In Scotland, I was brought up to think of policemen as allies and to ask one for help when I needed it.”

― Angus Deaton

“When we grew up, Australia was the land of opportunity; it really was.”

― Angus Young

“There isn’t much I have to say, that I wouldn’t rather just shut up and do.”

― Ani DiFranco

“I never wanted Mary Poppins to be my nanny. I wanted to be her when I grew up.”

― Anita Diament

“I’m up at the crack of dawn. If I’m filming, then I’ll wake at 5 A.M. so that I can get on set and made up before the cameras start rolling.”

― Anita Dobson

“People who are geniuses, once they get going, you really have to keep up.”

― Anita Dobson

“I put my heart and soul into anything I take up.”

― Anita Hassanandani Reddy

“Down South, I never had to audition. They would call me up and give me a role.”

― Anita Morris

“I’m from San Jose, CA, which is very diverse, and I grew up around a lot of different types of people.”

― Anjelah Johnson

“I must confess I love female writers: Jane Austen, Isak Dinesen, Colette, Willa Cather, Dawn Powell, Joan Didion. I grew up on the Bronte sisters, and Daphne du Maurier.”

― Anjelica Huston

“The voices of women need to be heard. The volume needs to be turned up.”

― Ann Bancroft

“I used to dread going on ‘Politically Incorrect’ with ‘up and coming’ comedians. But at least on ‘Politically Incorrect’, there would be just one has-been or wannabe on the panel.”

― Ann Coulter

“I get a little belligerent when not enough protesters show up at my appearances.”

― Ann Coulter

“Babies make you do things for them. They get you up and they get you moving.”

― Ann Hood

“I learned to knit in 2002, six months after my 5-year-old daughter, Grace, died suddenly from a virulent form of strep. I was unable to read or write, and friends suggested I take up knitting; almost immediately I fell under its spell.”

― Ann Hood

“I grew up in rural Arizona. My dad ran a general store.”

― Ann Kirkpatrick

“I grew up learning to do more with less.”

― Ann Kirkpatrick

“’Ancillary Sword’ picked up the Locus and the BSFA, which surprised the heck out of me.”

― Ann Leckie

“There was a Japantown in San Francisco, but after the internment camps that locked up all the Japanese, Japantown shrunk down to just a couple tourist blocks.”

― Ann Nocenti

“I’ve been to location shoots in Mexico before, and everyone ends up getting sick.”

― Ann Rutherford

“We’re not like Alice In Chains where somebody dies and the band breaks up.”

― Ann Wilson

“I was really overwhelmed by the amount of roles that I got offered that were carbon copies of what I did in ‘Up in the Air.’ I got every offer for every ambitious, unfeeling practically robotic character.”

― Anna Kendrick

“God gives all to those, who get up early.”

― Anna Kournikova

“I am obsessed by Kim Kardashian; I do try to find out what Kim’s up to.”

― Anna Soubry

“Every time that I wanted to give up, if I saw an interesting textile, print what ever, suddenly I would see a collection.”

― Anna Sui

“I grew up in the suburbs of Detroit.”

― Anna Sui

“If my style is too direct for some, maybe they should toughen up a bit.”

― Anna Wintour

“I wasn’t academically successful. And maybe I’ve spent a lot of my career trying to make up for that.”

― Anna Wintour

“I was brought up to reuse things.”

― Annabelle Selldorf

“I’m a tomboy naturally; I grew up hanging up with boys.”

― Annabelle Wallis

“I was born in Oxford. I grew up in Cascais, Portugal.”

― Annabelle Wallis

“Nothing about ‘Brotherhood’ is ever wrapped up in a nice package.”

― Annabeth Gish

“Humans have obviously contributed a great deal of carbon to the atmosphere. So we are warming the planet up.”

― Annalee Newitz

“I am skittish about relationships, as most of the marriages I’ve seen up close have been ruinous for one or both parties.”

― Anne Lamott

“We thought we were going to have a girl, so we had 15 girls’ names lined up and a little boy popped out. We had no idea, and we had hardly any boys’ names.”

― Anne-Marie Duff

“I gave up on the big screen. The Witching Hour was at Warner Bros. for 10 years and it just didn’t work out.”

― Anne Rice

“I can’t keep up with Stephen King’s output.”

― Anne Rice

“I had a very unusual childhood in that I grew up on the Stanford campus and I never moved.”

― Anne Wojcicki

“I usually start my day when my kids wake up.”

― Anne Wojcicki

“Growing up in public is especially hard sometimes.”

― Annette Funicello

“Yeah, I have the detail-obsessed, controlling personality of a novelist, but I somehow ended up writing plays.”

― Annie Baker

“All my books started out as extravagant and ended up pure and plain.”

― Annie Dillard

“The area out at Area 51 that was part of the Operation Plumbbob test continues to be contaminated. It was not cleaned up until the ’80s.”

― Annie Jacobsen

“I was brought up in a tenement house in a working district. We didn’t even have a bathroom! We had a gaslight in the hallway and a black-and-white TV.”

― Annie Lennox

“As cliche as it is, I was a huge Audrey Hepburn girl growing up.”

― Annie Murphy

“We shoot a lot of pilots that don’t get picked up, and no one ever sees them at all.”

― Annie Wersching

“It’s always fun to come in and mix up a show that’s been on for awhile.”

― Annie Wersching

“Participation in and of itself is an act against hopelessness. Speaking up is a gesture against hopelessness.”

― Anohni

“If I messed up at the Oscars, I wouldn’t be invited back.”

― Ansel Elgort

“I grew up in a place where a lot of my friends had horses, so I grew up riding. But I’m not an expert.”

― Anson Mount

“The usual Republican suspects lined up to side with Trump, chastizing Pope Francis for insinuating that the candidate isn’t Christian.”

― Anthea Butler

“I’ve had alopecia since I was 3, so quite a few years. I grew up with it, and it was always very manageable.”

― Anthony Carrigan

“I grew up in an inner city neighborhood called the Benson Hurst section of Brooklyn, which was a very embracing, warm, family-type neighborhood.”

― Anthony Fauci

“I really love ‘Toy Story’ a lot. It’s what I grew up with.”

― Anthony Gonzalez

“I grew up watching Westerns.”

― Anthony Hemingway

“Growing up, I didn’t really know who the Tuskegee Airmen were.”

― Anthony Hemingway

“Sometimes I think the family I was brought up in was 100 years out of date.”

― Anthony Horowitz

“We don’t want to show our hand to the fan base or give up too much too early.”

― Anthony Michael Hall

“One of the things I can’t stand about this town is the back-stabbing. Where I grew up, we’re front-stabbers.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“I grew up in the middle class.”

― Anthony Scaramucci

“A man’s mind will very gradually refuse to make itself up until it is driven and compelled by emergency.”

― Anthony Trollope

“Cham is the only thing to screw one up when one is down a peg.”

― Anthony Trollope

“When it comes to money nobody should give up anything.”

― Anthony Trollope

“Growing up in eastern Germany, I knew of Superman, but he didn’t resonate emotionally with me.”

― Antje Traue

“Growing up, I’d always visit boutiques with my father on the weekends.”

― Antoine Arnault

“I grew up watching ‘Rocky.’ I still love that movie, the original one.”

― Antoine Fuqua

“I’d lived in West Virginia on and off for four to five years growing up. I’m familiar with Bible Belt, with Appalachia, ‘Hillbilly Elegy.’”

― Antoni Porowski

“My favorite book growing up was ‘The Little Prince.’”

― Antoni Porowski

“Parsley goes really nicely with everything. It adds a nice lightness; it wakes up a dish.”

― Antoni Porowski

“It’s not up to the courts to invent new minorities that get special protections.”

― Antonin Scalia

“China can be a guarantor to North Korea that if they give up their nuclear capacity, the United States will not be in a position to harm them. And for the United States, China can also be a guarantor that if there is an agreement, that the agreement is effectively implemented by the North Koreans.”

― Antonio Guterres

“I grew up in Newquay, on the Atlantic coast and there developed a love of the sea and boats.”

― Antony Hewish

“Families are the deepest, most screwed up relationships that we have.”

― Antony Starr

“I did martial arts and karate for eight years when I was growing up.”

― Antony Starr

“I used to try and do backflips a lot, but I used to bang my head more often than not, so I gave it up.”

― Antony Starr

“In ‘Gangs of Wasseypur,’ I wanted to take violence forward and play it up.”

― Anurag Kashyap

“I used to spend a lot of time cutting out film posters from papers and putting them up on the wall in my room.”

― Anurag Kashyap

“I think that’s kind of my forte is that I tell people beforehand that I’m going to steal from them. And a lot of people think that that makes them safe, and hopefully I wake them up a little bit.”

― Apollo Robbins

“I had glow in the dark bands made up and I’ve given away a ton of them.”

― April Winchell

“My kids grew up here. My son and daughter both went to Notre Dame.”

― Ara Parseghian

“Despotism isn’t nearly as bad as it’s cracked up to be.”

― Arabella Weir

“And when I met Cecil Taylor it was a complete transformation of musical identities. All the tenets that I had grown up with were thrown out the window.”

― Archie Shepp

“I came up in gospel.”

― Aretha Franklin

“No one’s up in arms about these PG-13 movies where it’s literally about the end of the world.”

― Ari Graynor

“I get up with an old-school alarm clock.”

― Ari Melber

“Mariah and Whitney Houston were my goddesses growing up.”

― Ariana Grande

“What would happen in the U.S. to terrorists who are not citizens? In less than 24 hours, they would be rounded up, taken to the airport and expelled.”

― Ariel Sharon

“I grew up in Indiana. I’m a late bloomer, very naive.”

― Arija Bareikis

“All virtue is summed up in dealing justly.”

― Aristotle

“I’m happiest when in front of the camera, and I didn’t know it until I got up there.”

― Arjun Kapoor

“The choice of films I make is directly proportional to the kind of cinema I have grew up watching.”

― Arjun Kapoor

“I have grown up watching Marlon Brando, Al Pacino, Dev Anand, Amitabh Bachchan and the likes. These are actors who have changed with time. They have no shelf-life. They have immortalised themselves because they have evolved with time.”

― Arjun Rampal

“I grew up in a musical atmosphere at home.”

― Armaan Malik

“The whole industry is so screwed up by economics. It’s disgusting to me.”

― Armand Assante

“With a painter or a sculptor, one cannot begin to alter his works, but an architect has to put up with anything, because he makes utility objects – the building is there to be used, and times change.”

― Arne Jacobsen

“Just don’t give up. I mean, don’t stop believin’.”

― Arnel Pineda

“If there is no God, who pops up the next Kleenex?”

― Art Hoppe

“Stick a camera up in an Indian village, and thousands of people come to watch.”

― Art Malik

“I grew up in the Fifties and Sixties and remember how unpleasant all kinds of food could be then.”

― Art Malik

“I never give up on my players, and I’ll never give up on people.”

― Art Modell

“Nothing clears up a case so much as stating it to another person.”

― Arthur Conan Doyle

“We all know it’s brutal up there at the front, especially those of us at the rear.”

― Arthur Frank Burns

“Never give up; for even rivers someday wash dams away.”

― Arthur Golden

“I don’t like things held up before me that I cannot have.”

― Arthur Golden

“Maybe all one can do is hope to end up with the right regrets.”

― Arthur Miller

“A lot of directors in television have come up through the technical ranks. They have all the technical skills in the world. They’re not all that familiar with actors.”

― Arthur Penn

“My parents were missionaries – I was born in the States but I grew up in Brazil.”

― Arto Lindsay

“It was a turning point in the sense that as a scene, we can up with a lot of new ideas.”

― Arto Lindsay

“I know that if I had got educated, I might have ended up as a call-center employee.”

― Arunachalam Muruganantham

“If you are really challenged, and if you are willing to take the plunge, very often some of the path opens up in front of you.”

― Arundhati Bhattacharya

“Is there one specific source that determines correct morality and everybody should follow that? Or should individuals come up with following that source or not depending on their situation?”

― Asghar Farhadi

“All the characters in ‘Rang Rasiya’ are inspired from the Shakespearean drama ‘Othello.’ This is exactly what interested me to take up this role.”

― Ashish Sharma

“A film shoot usually wraps up in a couple of months. But television shoots involve longer hours of work.”

― Ashish Sharma

“Everybody wants a seat at the table, but nobody wants to give up space.”

― Ashleigh Murray

“I was definitely nervous turning up on my first day to shoot with Woody Allen.”

― Ashley Madekwe

“Growing up, the Opry was my Hollywood.”

― Ashley McBryde

“I grew up playing bluegrass as a youngster, and I’m happy that I did.”

― Ashley McBryde

“In my musically formative years, I grew up listening to Suzy Bogguss, Trisha Yearwood, Terri Clark.”

― Ashley McBryde

“I try to have juice that has been squeezed from a juicer and not anything that has been bottled up in a store.”

― Ashley Roberts

“I use clear mascara on my brows to neaten them up.”

― Ashley Roberts

“I’ve grown up listening to Gorillaz, so for me to, like, be asked to be on the album is an honour.”

― Ashley Thomas

“I never really looked up to celebrities when I was young.”

― Ashley Tisdale

“I never give up on things.”

― Ashley Tisdale

“I know roughly when I skate a good program where the score should end up.”

― Ashley Wagner

“We don’t ever show up trying to throw games.”

― Ashlyn Harris

“We show up to win.”

― Ashlyn Harris

“I try to make good decisions as decisions come up.”

― Ashton Kutcher

“I grew up doing theatre, where I was jumping in and out of plays, year round.”

― Ashton Sanders

“I have been accused of many crimes. A TV channel even put up a show called ‘Sins of Asin!’”

― Asin

“I would say that fears of the euro area breaking up are unfounded.”

― Athanasios Orphanides

“My performances have finally caught up with my ego.”

― Ato Boldon

“Well, I was obsessed with Judy Garland growing up. Like, obsessed.”

― Aubrey Plaza

“My voice isn’t an instrument I can just hang up on a hook.”

― Audra McDonald

“Blacks have traditionally had to operate in a situation where whites have set themselves up as the custodians of the black experience.”

― August Wilson

“I have a lot in common with Moana. I mean, we both grew up on islands. We both are deeply rooted in our culture.”

― Auli’i Cravalho

“The Nobel Peace Prize opened up a door in my heart.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“I would like to have seen my sons growing up.”

― Aung San Suu Kyi

“If it was up to me, I would have put more money into the state fiscal relief.”

― Austan Goolsbee

“I don’t have many walls that I put up.”

― Austin Butler

“I have to hold up my end of the bargain and do what’s expected of me.”

― Austin Seferian-Jenkins

“I’m a prison abolitionist because the prison system as it is set up is just not working. It’s horrible.”

― Ava DuVernay

“I grew up in Vancouver, which is a pretty liberal, gay Mecca of the West coast. There’s San Francisco, and then there’s Vancouver.”

― Avan Jogia

“There is no country that has made as many concessions as Israel. Since 1967, we gave up territory that is three times the size of Israel. We showed willingness.”

― Avigdor Lieberman

“I’m torn between wanting to connect with what I grew up with and what’s available, living in Brooklyn. I don’t have a grimy supermarket that decapitates frogs’ heads nearby.”

― Awkwafina

“I grew up thinking Margaret Cho and Lucy Liu were my idols because that’s it.”

― Awkwafina

“I grew up in Somalia, in Saudi Arabia, in Ethiopia, and in Kenya. I came to Europe in 1992, when I was 22, and became a member of Parliament in Holland.”

― Ayaan Hirsi Ali

“When I was growing up, ‘Ebony Magazine’ was a must read in our household. In those pages I found our news, our stories, and my pride.”

― Ayanna Pressley

“I love Stoke-on-Trent, it is where Rob grew up.”

― Ayda Field

“The kitchen was the center of our household. I spent all of my time there growing up.”

― Ayesha Curry

“I come from a part of Nigeria where a lot of value is placed on implicit communication. The ‘well brought up’ child is the one who can pick up nonverbal cues from adults and interpret them correctly.”

― Ayobami Adebayo

“I have grown up watching conventional films. I am a huge fan.”

― Ayushmann Khurrana

“The public/private partnerships are taking various forms in India. It is individuals who are socially oriented are setting up schools. They’re setting up colleges. They’re setting up universities. They’re setting up primary-education schools in the villages, particularly the villages their original families came from.”

― Azim Premji

“It’s the hardest thing to come up with an hour of material that can consistently keep people laughing.”

― Aziz Ansari

“I’ve put up with more humiliation than I care to remember.”

― B. B. King

“You can get along very well in this world by simply coming up with a quantity of reasonably valid statements.”

― B. F. Skinner

“That the object of the Brahmins in giving up beef-eating was to snatch away from the Buddhist Bhikshus the supremacy they had acquired is evidenced by the adoption of vegetarianism by Brahmins.”

― B. R. Ambedkar

“Subsidies on petroleum products and fertilizers should be phased out in a defined, time-bound manner. The resources that would get freed up could then be used to fund various social sector programmes in education, healthcare and other priority sectors.”

― Baba Kalyani

“I came to New York with $500 and I had to live on that, but thankfully I was taken up by photographers quickly.”

― Babette March

“Let him that hath no power of patience retire within himself, though even there he will have to put up with himself.”

― Baltasar Gracian

“We often have to put up with most from those on whom we most depend.”

― Baltasar Gracian

“If everybody that voted in 2008 shows up in 2010, we will win this election. We will win this election.”

― Barack Obama

“Iraq made commitments after the Gulf War to completely dismantle all weapons of mass destruction, and unfortunately, Iraq has not lived up to its agreement.”

― Barbara Boxer

“So as I was growing up, my father was always in the middle of making a film or preparing a film. It was a full-time, all-consuming type of operation.”

― Barbara Broccoli

“I really built myself up, darn it, to be very strong.”

― Barbara Bush

“In the 1990s, the United States offered to help North Korea with its energy needs if it gave up its nuclear weapons programme.”

― Barbara Demick

“Someone has to stand up for wimps.”

― Barbara Ehrenreich

“I grew up aware of all the people I depended on and who depended on me.”

― Barbara Kingsolver

“What makes the production of my work so expensive? The whole installation thing – the construction, the objects, the technology. It really adds up.”

― Barbara Kruger

“I’m no intellect. I’m no preacher. I’m an entertainer. And If I don’t get up there and entertain people, I’m not giving them what they paid for.”

― Barbara Mandrell

“The lullabies I grew up with were usually Brazilian religious ones, and they still soothe me into sleep.”

― Barbie Ferreira

“I also have intense relationships with furniture… probably because we practically had none when I was growing up.”

― Barbra Streisand

“When I sing, people shut up.”

― Barbra Streisand

“While racists see themselves as proudly punching down, anti-Semites perceive themselves as punching up.”

― Bari Weiss

“I was standing on the deck of the USS Blue, a destroyer. We were all alone out there at this buoy, tied up.”

― Barney Ross

“I grew up going to rock shows, and the lines of rock n’ roll cross over with wrestling so much.”

― Baron Corbin

“The point of songs in theater is that you’re supposed to end up in a different place than where you started.”

― Barrett Wilbert Weed

“It seems kind of nutty to send up something new when there’s something already there that can do the job.”

― Barry Barish

“This is a world in which reasons are made up because reality is too painful.”

― Barry Diller

“I don’t want to set the world up for surprises.”

― Barry Diller

“I grew up when people seemed actually to be hurting themselves for their art. Of course, some of it was phony.”

― Barry Hannah

“I’ve worked at this film festival in Telluride called the Telluride Film Festival. Been there since 2002. I used to make popcorn. I was an usher. Cleaned toilets, everything. Grew up there as a kid.”

― Barry Jenkins

“I grew up in Summerhill in Dublin’s inner city, and I came across an open audition, and they were looking for inner city kids who had not acted. I signed up.”

― Barry Keoghan

“Regulators are going to have to come up with a way to treat Bitcoin that is balanced and thoughtful but also recognize that this is a global phenomenon.”

― Barry Silbert

“I’ll put my progressive credentials up against anyone’s.”

― Bart Stupak

“A minimum precaution: keep your anti-malware protections up to date, and install security updates for all your software as soon as they arrive.”

― Barton Gellman

“Searches of al Qaeda sites in Afghanistan, undertaken since American-backed forces took control there, are not known to have turned up a significant cache of nuclear materials.”

― Barton Gellman

“Lebanon was under Israeli occupation, up to its capital, but we did not consider that a disaster. Why? Because it was very clear that there are ways to resist.”

― Bashar al-Assad

“Can a moment of madness make up for an age of consent?”

― Basil Bunting

“Let us remind ourselves that if we are to be our Lord’s disciples, we must take up his Cross and follow him.”

― Basil Hume

“I love dressing up.”

― Bat for Lashes

“In terms of the mechanics of story, myth is an intriguing one because we didn’t make myth up; myth is an imprinture of the human condition.”

― Baz Luhrmann

“Look, I had a passion for comic books growing up.”

― Baz Luhrmann

“I grew up around jazz. I love jazz.”

― Baz Luhrmann

“Don’t give up at half time. Concentrate on winning the second half.”

― Bear Bryant

“I always wanted to be Robin Hood or John the Baptist when I was growing up.”

― Bear Grylls

“The SAS Reserve tends to be made up of former paratroopers and commandos who still want a challenge, but it is open to civilians.”

― Bear Grylls

“Over and over I’m on the point of giving it up.”

― Beatrice Wood

“I’m not classically trained or anything, but I’ll rip up a dance floor.”

― Beau Mirchoff

“I rolled up my sleeves and said, ‘I want to make a mark on this world.’”

― Bebe Rexha

“I redefined how I ate and exercised and have continued to keep that up because it feels great.”

― Beck Bennett

“I came up in a time when Springsteen, the Stones, Dylan, and the Beatles were still dominant. For every magazine cover with a new band, there were five covers with one of those guys.”

― Beck

“As a reader and as a viewer, usually when I watch a movie, I’m caught up enough in the movie that I’m not breaking it down to the details anyway.”

― Becky Albertalli

“I’m a California girl. I grew up in Inglewood right by LAX.”

― Becky G

“I got beat up sometimes in the girls’ bathroom.”

― Becky G

“St. Louis has a super-rich history of soccer, so I was very fortunate growing up to have coaches that played.”

― Becky Sauerbrunn

“In the U.S., it would be so much better if the studios made many more smaller films for niche markets rather than a few tent pole films that swamp cinemas and Hoover up all the funding.”

― Beeban Kidron

“Unfortunately, teatime in London is when people in Los Angeles arrive in their offices and pick up the phone.”

― Beeban Kidron

“I absolutely don’t want to suggest that women are unreliable because we’re mothers – on the contrary. But the question of who brings up the kids has a material effect on all women’s careers.”

― Beeban Kidron

“Kickboxing tightens you up.”

― Behati Prinsloo

“I am very familiar with Hungary, because I grew up in Romania, which borders it.”

― Bela Karolyi

“The role seemed to demand that I keep myself worked up to fever pitch, so I took on the actual attributes of the horrible vampire, Dracula.”

― Bela Lugosi

“The establishment is made up of little men, very frightened.”

― Bella Abzug

“I grew up in the countryside, and I was obsessed with horses and wildlife.”

― Bella Freud

“I was never a dancer before ‘Shake It Up’.”

― Bella Thorne

“I know we can’t abolish prejudice through laws, but we can set up guidelines for our actions by legislation.”

― Belva Lockwood

“I grew up in a home environment where I wasn’t getting esteem for anything I did.”

― Ben Affleck

“I trained with Jorge Masvidal when I’ve been training MMA for 2-1/2 months in Coconut Creek, Fla., in, like, December 2008. I was beating him up then!”

― Ben Askren

“I didn’t have any pets growing up.”

― Ben Barnes

“One would be forgiven for concluding that the assumed benefits of financial innovation are not all they were cracked up to be.”

― Ben Bernanke

“I was definitely an at-risk kid growing up.”

― Ben Carson

“During the couple of years it took to write ‘At The Bottom of Everything’, I decided, on the sort of hopeful whim that occasionally overtakes me, to sign up for piano lessons.”

― Ben Dolnick

“I didn’t actually grow up in London.”

― Ben Hardy

“It’s great to be up for ‘Best Newcomer’ and ‘Sexiest Male.’”

― Ben Hardy

“If I fall, I fall. I’ll rise up like anybody else.”

― Ben Harper

“PWR BTTM fans dress up better than we do.”

― Ben Hopkins

“Business ends up being very dynamic and situational.”

― Ben Horowitz

“Flagstaff, up in the mountains where I lived, there is 130 inches of snow a year.”

― Ben Howland

“I grew up loving the John Wayne and Clint Eastwood westerns.”

― Ben Mendelsohn

“Laos is a deeply Buddhist country, and my visit included a traditional Tak Bat ceremony, in which you get up at sunrise and make offerings to Buddhist monks.”

― Ben Rhodes

“I have the luxury of getting up quite late, so I hardly ever set an alarm clock.”

― Ben Schott

“I never made up any investor. I never made up Paul Abrams.”

― Ben Sprecher

“My intuition comes up with better stuff than my head, I think.”

― Ben Whishaw

“I grew up in Illinois.”

― Ben Zobrist

“I’ve always loved the infield, because I came up as an infielder.”

― Ben Zobrist

“I’ll always do ‘Sherlock’ – it’s something I’m not going to give up on.”

― Benedict Cumberbatch

“I’m not loyal to one genre. I want to mix it up.”

― Benedict Cumberbatch

“I was brought up in a world of privilege.”

― Benedict Cumberbatch

“I’ve picked up so much about the technical aspects of filmmaking and television.”

― Benedict Samuel

“Anytime emotions are involved, you cannot come up with an impartial and objective assessment of any given problem.”

― Benigno Aquino III

“The fate of nations is intimately bound up with their powers of reproduction. All nations and all empires first felt decadence gnawing at them when their birth rate fell off.”

― Benito Mussolini

“I count it as a major victory to not only be on a series that’s had a full season run, but to actually be on one that’s gotten picked up for a second season.”

― Benjamin Bratt

“It’s my only freedom, music, and I’m not going to give it up to anyone else.”

― Benjamin Clementine

“I grew up as a man because I was by myself.”

― Benjamin Clementine

“A man wrapped up in himself makes a very small bundle.”

― Benjamin Franklin

“Under Confucianism, the use of precisely measured court music, prescribed steps, actions, and phrases all added up to an extremely complex system of rituals, each used for a particular purpose at a particular time.”

― Benjamin Hoff

“I was born in France. I grew up in Africa.”

― Benjamin Millepied

“Our policy is very simple. The Jewish state was set up to defend Jewish lives, and we always reserve the right to defend ourselves.”

― Benjamin Netanyahu

“The greatest threat facing humanity is a radical Islamist regime meeting up with nuclear weapons.”

― Benjamin Netanyahu

“I grew up in western Oregon, just outside Eugene, on 27 wooded acres that served as my playground.”

― Benjamin Percy

“I grew up on genre. If it had a dragon on the cover, I was interested. But horror, especially, really gripped me in its bony fist.”

― Benjamin Percy

“’Starman’ was one of my favorite movies growing up.”

― Benji Hughes

“Straight up, I’m from Waldorf, Maryland, you guys. Let’s not forget that.”

― Benji Madden

“A lot of our fans have grown up, but they’ve stuck by us for the songs that dig a little deeper.”

― Benji Madden

“Working with Waylon Jennings and Willie Nelson takes you up another level.”

― Benmont Tench

“I used to link up boom boxes, record one take, play it into another boom box then play all that back into the other one until I had six tracks. It was unlistenable!”

― Benny Blanco

“As a teenager, there was a young girl in my neighborhood that I ended up falling for.”

― Benny Cassette

“The whole upbringing was interesting because we grew up Orthodox Jews all the way until we were teenagers.”

― Benny Fine

“I grew up in a home where diamonds were the subject.”

― Beny Steinmetz

“We’re a movement of many people who are uniting from the bottom up. We don’t have structures, hierarchies, bosses, secretaries… No one gives us orders.”

― Beppe Grillo

“I grew up in Los Angeles and always wished I’d spent a childhood in a far different place.”

― Berkeley Breathed

“Oh, I was brought up in the north of France, and I had a very enjoyable childhood with my family working as entrepreneur.”

― Bernard Arnault

“I’m so glad that I didn’t give up on myself and there were people who didn’t give up on me.”

― Bernard Hopkins

“I looked up to Marvin Hagler, Ali.”

― Bernard Hopkins

“Where I grew up was a place called Salford, which was the industrial heartland of Manchester. And where I lived in Salford, I could walk to the center of Manchester within about 20 minutes. So I lived really close to the center.”

― Bernard Sumner

“You can get some spiked up greens even with no metal spikes, it just depends.”

― Bernhard Langer

“I grew up in the time of Germany after the war.”

― Bernhard Langer

“I came up in the community center. I used to be physical director of the South Central Community Center in Chicago on 83rd. It’s still there. It used to be around there when I was a kid.”

― Bernie Mac

“Whenever I came up against presidents of other companies, I was always smarter, because I was from the streets.”

― Berry Gordy

“It is easier to rob by setting up a bank than by holding up a bank clerk.”

― Bertolt Brecht

“I grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, really in suburbia, so my mother was in community theatre plays.”

― Beth Henley

“I grew up in a factory town – Urbana, Ohio.”

― Beth Macy

“I played tennis and softball, and we had horses, growing up.”

― Beth Riesgraf

“I grew up in a very toxic home.”

― Bethenny Frankel

“My customer isn’t wrapped up in labels and money.”

― Betsey Johnson

“I’m not anymore because I haven’t kept up with my certification, but I was a certified actor combatant in rapier, dagger, hand-to-hand, and quarterstaff.”

― Betsy Brandt

“I lift weights. It’s one of the reasons I get up so early.”

― Betsy Hodges

“It is my last wish to be burried sitting up.”

― Bette Davis

“We movie stars all end up by ourselves. Who knows? Maybe we want to.”

― Bette Davis

“I married a German. Every night I dress up as Poland and he invades me.”

― Bette Midler

“Colin Cunningham just cracks me up.”

― Betty Buckley

“15 minutes will open up the amnesia and you’ll have full recall.”

― Betty Hill

“I’m definitely not pushing to find who can I write with or produce with, but of course I’m open to something if it comes up.”

― Betty Who

“Unlike Mitt Romney, President Obama is standing up for Planned Parenthood.”

― Bev Perdue

“Even though college has been hard, I don’t want to give up.”

― Beverley Mitchell

“I was a very observant child. The boys in my books are based on boys in my neighborhood growing up.”

― Beverly Cleary

“I grew up before there were strict leash laws.”

― Beverly Cleary

“Global companies can raise capital much easier than local Indian companies can because they have access to many more markets than we do, and this ends up distorting competition.”

― Bhavish Aggarwal

“Instead of letting the driver-base grow organically , we are setting up driver-training schools across different districts in the country.”

― Bhavish Aggarwal

“People forget that I have grown up playing on Indian tracks and have bowled huge number of overs on unresponsive Indian tracks.”

― Bhuvneshwar Kumar

“There are ups and downs; that’s part of tennis. But I’m up for the challenge.”

― Bianca Andreescu

“I’m not a machine that just comes up with records and can give them away easily.”

― Bibi Bourelly

“I love tearing people’s speakers up.”

― Big K.R.I.T.

“The Internet is filled with so-called experts who couldn’t lace up a pair of boots.”

― Big Show

“The only time I had an ego is I when wanted to have a reverse Undertaker record at WrestleMania, and they messed it up!”

― Big Show

“I’ve never been one of those guys who wants to put up titles and championships and run around and brag.”

― Big Show

“I was a fan of ‘The Jetsons’ growing up.”

― Big Show

“I’m a product of my surroundings. I grew up on Hank Williams Jr., Johnny Cash, Jerry Reed, and also Run-D.M.C., the Beastie Boys, the Fat Boys, and Biz Markie.”

― Big Smo

“Everybody grows up.”

― Bijou Phillips

“I fix the human chassis, I tune up human engines, I recharge human batteries, and I adjust human transmissions.”

― Bikram Choudhury

“Growing up in Bombay, I saw many sick people.”

― Bikram Choudhury

“I grew up overnight on that day, Dec. 27, 2007.”

― Bilawal Bhutto Zardari

“I’m definitely an American, because I grew up here. But I’ve lived very happily in Britain.”

― Bill Bryson

“The skyline in Alfred Hitchcock’s ‘Rope’ is made up: no, you don’t get the Waldorf and the Chrysler and the Empire State buildings and a dozen other magnificent structures in one window.”

― Bill Buford

“I ended up wanting to be a cook and hold my own in a restaurant.”

― Bill Buford

“Gordon Ramsay grew up in a tourist town, Stratford-Upon-Avon, but in a part tourists don’t visit – a council estate: a concrete bunker subsidized by the local government, synonymous with deprivation and blight.”

― Bill Buford

“Rent-stabilized tenants face harassment. They face illegal evictions. They’re confronted with ceaseless ‘buy-out’ offers that promise a quick buck if they give up their homes.”

― Bill de Blasio

“I can’t count the number of times I’ve been sound asleep, woke up, and I was doing my hair.”

― Bill Engvall

“When I was playing football, I was getting up to 240 pounds, and they wanted me to get to 260.”

― Bill Fagerbakke

“All the issues that have come up under the Obama administration would be continued under Hillary Clinton.”

― Bill Flores

“We need to beef up STEM education.”

― Bill Foster

“There are a number of much less expensive alternatives to detaining immigrants than locking them up somewhere.”

― Bill Foster

“Discrimination has a lot of layers that make it tough for minorities to get a leg up.”

― Bill Gates

“I grew up in the Midwest, so we really didn’t have much hockey going on.”

― Bill Goldberg

“I’m not picking up my phone and calling anyone for employment.”

― Bill Goldberg

“If something is going on in my life, it winds up getting into my strip.”

― Bill Griffith

“It’s sort of like a teeter-totter; when interest rates go down, prices go up.”

― Bill Gross

“I loved growing up in Tulsa.”

― Bill Hader

“I grew up in a total Pink Floyd house.”

― Bill Hader

“I hated pitch meetings. Pitch meetings were my least favorite part of the week. I just gave up. I was so terrible at them.”

― Bill Hader

“I’m always up before everybody else. I also crash at 3 o’clock when everybody’s at their prime.”

― Bill Hader

“I have commissioners who had very good jobs, making good salaries, and gave up something to work for the state.”

― Bill Haslam

“When I was a small kid, I grew up in the newspapers.”

― Bill James

“I had almost rewritten all of the display code for windows, and that was when I gave up.”

― Bill Joy

“Beating up on the so-called elite media has a nice populist ring to it.”

― Bill Keller

“The only rule I got is if you slide, get up.”

― Bill Lee

“This is the first time in my 32 years in public broadcasting that PBS has ordered up programs for ideological instead of journalistic reasons.”

― Bill Moyers

“I speed up past mirrors.”

― Bill Nighy

“I did pick up a guitar once, but the strings hurt my fingers so I put it down again.”

― Bill Nighy

“Historically, Alaska is a place that has attracted those fed up with conventionality.”

― Bill O’Reilly

“I grew up under demanding people, that demanded things from you, expected you to toe the mark.”

― Bill Parcells

“Well, I can do certain jobs because smells don’t bother me. But that means I’m usually the one at the ranch cleaning up all the manure.”

― Bill Pullman

“I wake up as soon as it gets light.”

― Bill Pullman

“Between 9 A.M. and 10 A.M. is usually when I get up.”

― Bill Skarsgard

“I enjoyed so much working with the guys from Wilco, and riffing off of them, and having someone come up to me with ideas, because normally in the studio it’s me who has to come up with all the ideas.”

― Billy Bragg

“I’m a guy who likes to make it up as he goes along.”

― Billy Burke

“I grew up 60 minutes way from Richmond, in Charlottesville, Virginia and, as a child, I was obsessed with the Civil War. I used to do re-enactments and all that stuff.”

― Billy Campbell

“I write with a Uni-Ball Onyx Micropoint on nine-by-seven bound notebooks made by a Canadian company called Blueline. After I do a few drafts, I type up the poem on a Macintosh G3 and then send it out the door.”

― Billy Collins

“The obituaries shot up to the top of my list when I discovered Robert McG. Thomas, the ‘Times’ obit writer who redesigned its traditional form and added a measure of stylistic elegance.”

― Billy Collins

“I was brought up Roman Catholic. I’m not even baptized.”

― Billy Corgan

“I grew up in the suburbs and basically associate the suburbs with cultural death.”

― Billy Corgan

“I always end up taking people that are morally ambiguous.”

― Billy Crudup

“When I was growing up in the house, we’d watch the Oscars.”

― Billy Crystal

“I grew up worshipping Pee-wee Herman.”

― Billy Eichner

“I loved all awards shows growing up, but of course, the Oscars was the biggest one.”

― Billy Eichner

“I grew up in New York, so I had a lot of access to all kinds of movies, and I would handwrite reviews of them on loose-leaf paper.”

― Billy Eichner

“I chewed up a lot of Florida highway when I was starting out. Used to come to Tampa two or three times a year for about 10 years straight.”

― Billy Gardell

“Turn on, tune up, rock out.”

― Billy Gibbons

“When I’m up against a wall, that’s when Billy Mays performs best.”

― Billy Mays

“I gave up a lot of things in exchange for my success.”

― Billy Sheehan

“It’s an album that is a little bit different and probably isn’t easy to get out. It’s not likely that a major label would have picked it up and said that they had a smash hit record.”

― Billy Sherwood

“Ever up and onward.”

― Billy Strayhorn

“My Aunt Minnie would always be punctual and never hold up production, but who would pay to see my Aunt Minnie?”

― Billy Wilder

“I’m thrilled to be partnered up with SeaWorld.”

― Bindi Irwin

“Sometimes I get butterflies before I get up on stage.”

― Bindi Irwin

“Always know I have something up my sleeve.”

― Bishop Briggs

“I speak Spanish because I grew up overseas in Spain, Uruguay and Argentina.”

― Bitsie Tulloch

“I grew up in church and on the block; the best of both worlds.”

― BJ the Chicago Kid

“I don’t have to come up with the best idea. It is my job to make sure that it is always the best idea that wins.”

― Bjarke Ingels

“There is this stereotype of Icelanders all believing in spirits, and I’ve played up to that a bit in interviews.”

― Bjork

“It was funny to hear that I’d slapped Bieber. I thought it was a joke. Then it blew up. I probably got 50 texts about it.”

― Blake Griffin

“When I was in the dunk contest, DeMar DeRozan actually did the dunk I was about to do before me. That was going to be my next dunk, so I was panicking when I went up for my turn.”

― Blake Griffin

“I grew up in L.A., but I was the only one in my family born there.”

― Blake Lively

“I kind of feel like I grew up at Disneyland.”

― Blake Lively

“I’ve always had a fascination about mixing music. So I downloaded an application and started messing around with it, and it just built up from there.”

― Blake Michael

“It’s not just about waking up and trying to be a star… It’s practice, practice, practice.”

― Bo Bice

“I grew up listening to Steve Martin and Robin Williams, so I didn’t ever intend to be a musical comedian. I sort of stumbled into it.”

― Bo Burnham

“I went to Ft Bragg and learned that Delta was indeed gearing up for the rescue. Still I was concerned the Reagan staff would not be willing to take the risk of sending an official military force into Laos.”

― Bo Gritz

“I never brought it up when I coached, but I have close ties at Ohio State. Unfortunately, I even have a graduate degree from there.”

― Bo Schembechler

“Our aim is always to minimise casualties and to separate a hardline Taliban from those who have been caught up in the insurgency.”

― Bob Ainsworth

“I started working when I was 13, picking up trash, bagging ice.”

― Bob Corker

“I grew up in the heart of the Depression.”

― Bob Cousy

“All the truth in the world adds up to one big lie.”

― Bob Dylan

“I go home by noon, and I’m in bed by 6 p.m. I get up at 1 and do it again.”

― Bob Edwards

“Ray and I both grew up with radio. Our whole hopes for the future were that we’d get into radio.”

― Bob Elliott

“Where the ball went was up to heaven. Sometimes I threw the ball clean up into the stands.”

― Bob Feller

“And part of that is, what is the point of having children if you don’t have the privilege of bringing them up?”

― Bob Geldof

“If a door is shut, go up and wiggle it a little – don’t assume it’s locked.”

― Bob Goff

“Baseball was made for kids, and grown-ups only screw it up.”

― Bob Lemon

“I’ve had time off, and it drove me nuts. I was crawling up the wall.”

― Bob Newhart

“My cartoon strips in college strived to have the Schulzian mix of surrealism and Charlie Brown angst. A bit of that combo shows up in ‘Up.’”

― Bob Peterson

“The trick of ‘Up’ was to balance the sad stuff with the silly stuff.”

― Bob Peterson

“The way to catch a knuckleball is to wait until it stops rolling and then pick it up.”

― Bob Uecker

“’In Country’ was also made into a film, which opened the story up to a broader audience.”

― Bobbie Ann Mason

“I grew up very religious.”

― Bobby Berk

“I don’t have a no-trade clause. I figure someone is going to pick me up.”

― Bobby Bonilla

“I grew up with a bunch of factory workers.”

― Bobby Cannavale

“Mr. Burns comes out and flips cigar ashes on his shoes, and makes up about 90 percent of what you hear.”

― Bobby Darin

“I have grown up looking up to my dad and bhaiya.”

― Bobby Deol

“I really look up to my dad.”

― Bobby Deol

“It is time for Republicans in D.C. to fight. Too often, they give up; they negotiate with themselves. They said they would get rid of the unconstitutional amnesty. They didn’t do that. They said they would repeal Obamacare if we gave them the majority. They didn’t do that, either.”

― Bobby Jindal

“I’m not covering up. I don’t need a t-shirt on to go wrestle.”

― Bobby Lashley

“I grew up with nothing, and that was my motivation.”

― Bobby Lashley

“When you get up there in years, the fairways get longer and the holes get smaller.”

― Bobby Locke

“I grew up in a time when being a musician and learning to be a musician was actually very wonderful.”

― Bobby McFerrin

“I grew up listening to a lot of Snoop Dogg and the Wu-Tang Clan. Actually, I was a huge Wu-Tang fan.”

― Bobby Moynihan

“I was an offensive defenseman. I was up the ice as much as I was back.”

― Bobby Orr

“I don’t get too hung up on what people think of me.”

― Bobcat Goldthwait

“I was in a band called the valentines and they broke up last week.”

― Bon Scott

“The multilevel, the conscious and the unconscious, is natural when I write scripts, when I come up with ideas and stories.”

― Bong Joon-ho

“I grew up in a slum neighborhood – rows of tenements, with stoops, and kids all over the street. It was a real neighborhood – we played kick-the-can and ring-a-levio.”

― Bonnie Bedelia

“The TV mini-series is kind of a lost genre because the networks have given up on it.”

― Bonnie Hammer

“In my neighborhood growing up, 8, 10,12 kids were the norm. Those stay-at-home moms would handle so much physically and emotionally. Even in my early teens, I could tell those ladies were something.”

― Bonnie Hunt

“I don’t think there’s ever been any music quite like what we came up with.”

― Bonnie Raitt

“I grew up in a family of firemen and cops.”

― Bonnie Somerville

“I’ve never taken drugs. My drug, I suppose, is drink. I never drink before I sing, but I do make up for it when I come off!”

― Bonnie Tyler

“But there is a difference between cozying up to power and being close to power.”

― Bono

“Ohio State is an up and down team.”

― Booger McFarland

“You can be a great defensive player, and if you don’t put up splash statistics, then you’re not going to get noticed.”

― Booger McFarland

“There are two ways of exerting one’s strength: one is pushing down, the other is pulling up.”

― Booker T. Washington

“When I was coming up, we weren’t trying to get a hit or get paid, we were just trying to do our thing. The only thing we were really trying to do was to be recognized for our originality.”

― Bootsy Collins

“I keep up the tradition, the zydeco.”

― Boozoo Chavis

“I grew up watching ‘The Tonight Show’ and Jimmy Fallon on ‘SNL.’”

― Borns

“I grew up with my mother as a Tonic Shaman.”

― Borns

“I grew up with a big backyard that led to the sand dunes of Lake Michigan.”

― Borns

“I forgive very easily, and I suppose, in the same way, I expect to be forgiven very easily as well. I grew up with that.”

― Boy George

“I’ve given up coffee, made diet changes.”

― Boy George

“The more I dressed up, the more people reacted… the more I wanted to do it.”

― Boy George

“It’s easier to sit and watch TV than it is to get up and read a book.”

― Brad Bird

“I’ve been using email since 1983. I started with MH and Rmail, then cc:Mail, then Microsoft Mail, with Compuserve mixed in. Eventually, I ended up using Pine for non-Windows stuff and Outlook for Windows stuff. For a while.”

― Brad Feld

“I don’t think central banks are going to give up fiat currency anytime in my lifetime.”

― Brad Garlinghouse

“I imagine there’s a market for total depression. I grew up on George Jones and that really dark stuff.”

― Brad Paisley

“The only reason I wound up in Nashville and went to Belmont University is because that’s where I needed to be.”

― Brad Paisley

“When I was a little kid we moved to Tulsa, then to St. Louis and, by the time I was in kindergarten, we lived in Springfield, Missouri. There I basically grew up.”

― Brad Pitt

“I grew up very religious, and I don’t have a great relationship with religion.”

― Brad Pitt

“In the wake of 9/11, my wife Trish and I were stranded on the East Coast. We had planned a vacation to Greece, but flights had been halted. Instead, we ended up on a tiny island off the coast of Georgia.”

― Brad Thor

“Americans may not always live up to the Bill of Rights, but Americans do not ban books.”

― Bradley A. Smith

“Drag me to the moon, to catch a star and seize its brilliance as I’m swept up in amorphous dust.”

― Bradley Chicho

“I grew up in a very old-fashioned Roman Catholic, Italian-Irish family in Philly.”

― Bradley Cooper

“I grew up listening to legends such as Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr., and Tony Bennett.”

― Bradley Walsh

“The Tour has changed, and I can’t make up my mind if it’s changed for the better or worse.”

― Bradley Wiggins

“I grew up with ‘best-of’ cassettes. My first Smiths record was ‘Hatful Of Hollow,’ and I had hits albums by Elton John and The Cars.”

― Brandon Flowers

“Well physically preparing for the role, definitely and then continuing to stay physically fit throughout filming, getting up, 4.00 4.30 in the morning.”

― Brandon Routh

“My interests were in fantasy more than comics growing up.”

― Brandon Routh

“I gave up my base in popular culture when I left the Tonight Show.”

― Branford Marsalis

“I still live in the same town where I grew up.”

― Brantley Gilbert

“Hey, man, I toss a stick for a living. Gotta spice up that deal, y’know. Gotta stand out.”

― Breaux Greer

“I gave up my childhood for a career.”

― Brenda Lee

“Growing up, I never saw Asian-Americans on TV at all.”

― Brenda Song

“I recently watched Peter Brook’s Lord of the Flies, and it wasn’t a favorite film. Then I saw the one that was made in 1990, which in my opinion didn’t match up to the original.”

― Brendan Fraser

“I wish I was Freddie Mercury, straight up.”

― Brendon Urie

“It’s so crazy to think about touring with Weezer because that’s a band that I grew up with.”

― Brendon Urie

“Growing up, my earliest memories are listening to Sinatra Christmas albums.”

― Brendon Urie

“When I was a kid, I grew up watching musicals.”

― Brendon Urie

“I tip my hat to the long list of girls that have really taken wrestling up a notch.”

― Bret Hart

“I’ve taken up sculpting. I thought it might help the nerves in my hands.”

― Bret Hart

“The Undertaker stood up for what was right. He earned everything he got.”

― Bret Hart

“I’m excited to be a part of the Marvel universe because I grew up with it.”

― Brett Dalton

“I grew up a Saints fan, an hour from the Superdome.”

― Brett Favre

“I knew I needed surgery and I didn’t want to have it and I ended up having it.”

― Brett Favre

“The world is pretty messed up.”

― Brett Gelman

“I’m not a fighter. I don’t like to get beat up.”

― Brett Gelman

“When I was 13, Eddie Murphy was to me what Chris Tucker was to 13-year-olds when I made ‘Rush Hour.’ And ‘Rush Hour’ really came out of the fact that I grew up watching ‘Beverly Hills Cop’ and ’48 Hrs.’”

― Brett Ratner

“I had to give up martinis – I enjoyed them too much.”

― Brett Somers

“It might be a little embarrassing, but I never ever missed an episode of ‘Dawson’s Creek’ growing up.”

― Brett Young

“That’s what this country is. It’s made up of immigrants.”

― Bria Vinaite

“I really love Neutrogena’s acne mask. It’s cleared up my skin on a bunch of occasions.”

― Bria Vinaite

“I’m interested in damaged people because we’ve all been roughed up in one way or another.”

― Brian Azzarello

“To make a 53-man roster would be a huge accomplishment – right up there with getting exonerated for a crime I didn’t commit.”

― Brian Banks

“It is extremely rewarding for me to be recognised by the University of Aberdeen. This is where I grew up and nurtured my dreams.”

― Brian Binnie

“I’m moving to a point that I’m fed up with the N.C.A.A. dictation.”

― Brian Bosworth

“When I go, God’s going to have to give up his favourite chair.”

― Brian Clough

“I set up situations that involve abandoning control and finding out what happens.”

― Brian Eno

“Fans look up to us, and that’s creepy.”

― Brian Fallon

“Every two years, to keep Moore’s Law happening, you have to invent… That’s where I grew up.”

― Brian Krzanich

“I come up with a lot of ideas, and I want to start them all.”

― Brian Lee

“A lot of people gave up on us, but we kept kicking and making music.”

― Brian Littrell

“I grew up singing in church as a little boy.”

― Brian Littrell

“I grew up in a great family.”

― Brian McBride

“The world’s made up of individuals who don’t want to be heroes.”

― Brian Moore

“I had massive admiration for lots of players. Richard Hill would be up there, along with Martin Johnson.”

― Brian O’Driscoll

“Growing up, I supported Manchester United, and my hero was Mark Hughes.”

― Brian O’Driscoll

“I put a metronome up to all the songs, and I tried to really keep it true to the original tempos.”

― Brian Setzer

“Comics are actually a lot more difficult to read than I thought they would be. After my second ‘Deadpool’ comic, I kind of gave up.”

― Brianna Hildebrand

“I used to build up to sensation, accumulating tension until it released a perceptual experience.”

― Bridget Riley

“Growing up, we were always the feisty Latin girls.”

― Brie Bella

“Remember, a chip on the shoulder is a sure sign of wood higher up.”

― Brigham Young

“I’m a parrot. I can pick up an accent and just do it.”

― Brion James

“I’d studied theater growing up and loved that, but didn’t have many examples of artists around me.”

― Brit Marling

“Nothing seemed as scary as waking up at 40 and realizing that I had not lived a very courageous life.”

― Brit Marling

“Christina Aguilera and I are friends no matter what the media makes up.”

― Britney Spears

“When we’re recording, I always dress up.”

― Britt Daniel

“I was a super tomboy growing up.”

― Britt Robertson

“Coming to Houston was an opportunity that I couldn’t pass up.”

― Brock Osweiler

“We loved Andy, so we wanted to keep him. He was in both bands, but Nerve Agents broke up.”

― Brody Armstrong

“I grew up in Atlanta, which meant the U.S. Space and Rocket Center in Huntsville, Alabama, was a mere 200 miles away.”

― Brooke Baldwin

“CNN was just a glimmer in my eye when I was growing up in Atlanta.”

― Brooke Baldwin

“Each weekday morning, I’m up – reading, reading, reading.”

― Brooke Baldwin

“Florida’s my home, and I’ve grown up in Florida for so long.”

― Brooke Hogan

“I look up to my father in every way.”

― Brooke Hogan

“It’s really easy to get caught up in all the catty-ness of the volleyball.”

― Brooke Sweat

“I grew up in the West, grew up on the land, was educated as a geologist.”

― Bruce Babbitt

“Jesus picked up twelve men from the bottom ranks of business and forged them into an organisation that conquered the world.”

― Bruce Barton

“I grew up hoping that my father might win a Nobel Prize.”

― Bruce Beutler

“Teachers need to be more inspirational. But it’s also up to engineering to make itself more interesting.”

― Bruce Dickinson

“Don’t ask me to put up a shelf, but I love engineering.”

― Bruce Dickinson

“I’ve sat through boring speeches; didn’t get up and leave.”

― Bruce Eric Kaplan

“I had grown up loving movies and had always wanted to write them.”

― Bruce Feirstein

“When a performer doesn’t get nervous, that is when you have to give up.”

― Bruce Forsyth

“I mean it shouldn’t hang you up emotionally if your record fails.”

― Bruce Johnston

“In 1983, I set up Caxton Corp. It’s been an interesting and happy ride since.”

― Bruce Kovner

“L.A. Woman is amazing, but when I was growing up I was into the Who.”

― Bruce McCulloch

“Anyone who’s grown up or lived on the Jersey Shore knows the place is unique.”

― Bruce Springsteen

“I grew up with a very big extended family, with a lot of aunts. We had about five or six houses on one street.”

― Bruce Springsteen

“Basically, I was pretty ostracized in my hometown. Me and a few other guys were the town freaks- and there were many occasions when we were dodging getting beaten up ourselves.”

― Bruce Springsteen

“Young pitchers don’t throw enough in the minor leagues, and when they get to the majors, they don’t have the stamina; their arms haven’t been built up.”

― Bruce Sutter

“I write screenplays that don’t get made and pilots that don’t get picked up, and I re-write other people’s movies, and those are all different kinds of fees.”

― Bruce Vilanch

“It’s so easy to get caught up in the demands of life. And we all take refuge at times in routines and recliners and ‘usual’ anything!”

― Bruce Wilkinson

“Music is not math. It’s science. You keep mixing the stuff up until it blows up on you, or it becomes this incredible potion.”

― Bruno Mars

“I signed up to be a musician, I want to perform, I want to sing.”

― Bruno Mars

“I grew up listening to the Police, I grew up performing in bars, singing Police songs.”

― Bruno Mars

“I grew up with British rock.”

― Bryan Adams

“I tend to wake up in the middle of the night with ideas crying to be documented.”

― Bryan Batt

“It’s up to the actor to make sure they don’t get typecast.”

― Bryan Cranston

“I didn’t really want to give up music.”

― Bryan Ferry

“The Jews are always up for a laugh.”

― Bryan Fogel

“I grew up in London, Ontario, and moved to Toronto when I was 22 or 23.”

― Bryan Lee O’Malley

“I grew up in a segregated community: I couldn’t go to the public schools, beaches, certain parts of town.”

― Bryan Stevenson

“I borrowed a lot of money from my parents in the years leading up to the 2000 Olympics, and I worked odd jobs.”

― Bryan Volpenhein

“There is a lot of learning I have to do and a lot of growing up I have to do.”

― Bubba Watson

“The time I save setting up and cleaning up probably balances out by the time I spend on output.”

― Buffy Sainte-Marie

“I’m told I was born in Canada, but I was adopted, and I grew up in Maine and Massachusetts.”

― Buffy Sainte-Marie

“I hate looking backward, but every once in a while it sneaks up on you.”

― Burt Lancaster

“I can put up a blog in 10 seconds.”

― Burton Cummings

“I think both the space shuttle program and the International Space Station program have not really lived up to their expectations.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“I grew up in a country that I thought was special. And it was.”

― Buzz Aldrin

“They have been deprived nutritionally, or some illness has not been picked up, or they have not been screened for vision or hearing defects, or they have not had some kind of a chronic illness or error of metabolism picked up.”

― C. Everett Koop

“The whole edifice of modern physics is built up on the fundamental hypothesis of the atomic or molecular constitution of matter.”

― C. V. Raman

“Do I think my wrestling is the best? No, I think it’s up there around the top.”

― Cain Velasquez

“Growing, up I didn’t really have anyone to look up to. There weren’t a lot of Mexicans on T.V. except for those in boxing.”

― Cain Velasquez

“I think of all my fights as title fights. I don’t think about what can come up afterwards.”

― Cain Velasquez

“I represent hardworking people. That’s who raised me. That’s who I grew up around.”

― Cain Velasquez

“You have to set up the right technique to get that takedown. It can’t just be any shot. You have to really set it up.”

― Cain Velasquez

“I was growing up in the 50’s and 60’s. Back then they didn’t even know what dyslexia was.”

― Caitlyn Jenner

“I grew up in Ireland, and there were so many things we believed in.”

― Caitriona Balfe

“As many of the riders before me had been held up and robbed of their packages, mail and money that they carried, for that was the only means of getting mail and money between these points.”

― Calamity Jane

“I can run up a wall and do a back flip – that’s the most impressive thing that I can do.”

― Callan McAuliffe

“My phone blows up all the time. I had to change my number.”

― Calvin Johnson

“I like to dress up every now and then.”

― Calvin Johnson

“That’s what everybody calls me, ‘Cheat Code,’ because they just throw the ball up to me.”

― Calvin Johnson

“I had some nerve damage that was kind of messing up my grip a little.”

― Calvin Johnson

“I put up some great numbers.”

― Calvin Johnson

“I grew up with a lot of boys. I probably have a lot of testosterone for a woman.”

― Cameron Diaz

“’Prom’ is a movie that follows a bunch of high-schoolers’ lives leading up to the prom, the climax of the movie. It focuses all their struggles and the social pressures that prom creates on their lives.”

― Cameron Monaghan

“Rachel Bilson, Nicole Richie, Vanessa Hudgens… so many of my idols growing up were Bongo girls.”

― Camila Mendes

“As the ratings go up, so does advertising revenue.”

― Campbell Brown

“Actors are conditioned to develop a system for expressing as much as they can in the shortest amount of time because you’re going to get all cut up in a movie.”

― Campbell Scott

“I won’t just give up anything to anybody because they’re waving a gun around.”

― Cam’ron

“The black community is broken up in general.”

― Candace Owens

“I grew up in a household listening to hip-hop music.”

― Candace Owens

“I was a ballet dancer growing up and that’s what I was convinced I would be.”

― Candice Swanepoel

“I grew up on a dairy and beef farm.”

― Candice Swanepoel

“I do work on a little bit of weights just to get my power up.”

― Canelo Alvarez

“I always wake up 10 minutes before I have to be anywhere.”

― Cara Delevingne

“I used to always buy clothes too big, but I should have showed off instead of covering up.”

― Carey Lowell

“I pick up on other people’s discomfort.”

― Carice van Houten

“The Russians are very much more up and down than the French.”

― Carine Roitfeld

“I grew up in the hood in Miami in a poor neighborhood.”

― Carl Hart

“I wrote three books about growing up in the Bronx.”

― Carl Reiner

“In our obscurity – in all this vastness – there is no hint that help will come from elsewhere to save us from ourselves. It is up to us.”

― Carl Sagan

“Slang is a language that rolls up its sleeves, spits on its hands and goes to work.”

― Carl Sandburg

“We don’t have to think up a title till we get the doggone book written.”

― Carl Sandburg

“I’ve ended up becoming my mother in some respects, despite my eight years of analysis!”

― Carla Bruni

“My Smiths, my Carters, the Cashes – everybody embraced me and held my arms up when I couldn’t do it myself.”

― Carlene Carter

“I like things all shined up and rocking with hooky pop choruses.”

― Carlene Carter

“Some trash is recycled, some is thrown away, some ends up where it shouldn’t end up.”

― Carlo Ratti

“When my blood pressure goes up, my Spanish stuff kicks in.”

― Carlos Beruff

“When the opportunity presented itself, I had never been bar mitzvahed. I wasn’t going to pass it up.”

― Carlos Lopez-Cantera

“I grew up Mexican.”

― Carlos Mencia

“What one does in one’s club is what determines whether one gets called up for the national team.”

― Carlos Tevez

“The ’70s were a time of turmoil and turnover. But I grew up here. I always wanted to play here.”

― Carlton Fisk

“One of my favorite paintings I’ve done happened after I broke up with a boyfriend.”

― Carly Chaikin

“I don’t give up on commitments until what I’ve been asked to do is clearly finished.”

― Carly Fiorina

“It’s OK if you fail a few times. Just keep getting back up until you nail it.”

― Carmella

“To get up to ‘SmackDown Live’ and have my first match on live TV, I was so nervous.”

― Carmella

“I come from a big Italian family, and I grew up around wrestling.”

― Carmella

“To be honest, I came up with the Carmella character completely on my own.”

― Carmella

“What I do will be straight up. Management knows that.”

― Carmelo Anthony

“We all have to go through our own experiences of growing up.”

― Carmen Cusack

“I don’t think I’ve grown up easily.”

― Carmen Cusack

“I’ve grown up in the lap of the world.”

― Carmen Dell’Orefice

“I grew up in a neighborhood with blacks and Puerto Ricans and Italians, the whole gamut, so conveying unity has always meant a lot to me.”

― Carmine Giovinazzo

“Sometimes I get so wrought up being brushed, poked and pinned all day.”

― Carol Alt

“I think most actors are very impressionable, and that’s part of what we do is soak up other’s behavior.”

― Carol Kane

“I was brought up with considerable discipline, and I was taught it wasn’t proper to display certain very private emotions in public.”

― Carolina Herrera

“I’m not going to give up enjoying food.”

― Caroline Flack

“I grew up in New York, I love New York.”

― Caroline Kennedy

“I grew up thinking that if I wanted to go be prime minister, I could.”

― Caroline Rhea

“I grew up listening to – it’s kind of embarrassing – all classical music.”

― Caroline Shaw

“I have a Maltese Shih Tzu. I’m notorious for dressing her up in sweaters.”

― Caroline Sunshine

“I can’t stand Anne Tyler books, but I gobble them up. It’s like Updike – I can’t stand him either, but I read everything he writes.”

― Caroline Thompson

“I never give up. Doesn’t matter what the score is.”

― Caroline Wozniacki

“In Denmark lots of people come up to me for autographs.”

― Caroline Wozniacki

“I grew up eating anything at any time and going straight on court. So I’m not really that picky.”

― Caroline Wozniacki

“I grew up on antibiotics. Every ailment – sore throats, earaches, flus – warranted a trip to the doctor and in most cases some kind of prescription.”

― Carre Otis

“I grew up in a very middle-class life. I’m grateful for it – it has given me a lot of stability.”

― Carrie-Anne Moss

“I grew up in a family with five kids.”

― Carrie Coon

“I grew up with babies, so babies have never been particularly intimidating to me.”

― Carrie Coon

“I do play a lot of Southerners because I grew up in the South, but they’re still diverse.”

― Carrie Preston

“Growing up, I played softball and I was a cheerleader.”

― Carrie Underwood

“I grew up in church, and I have a wonderful family that always supported that.”

― Carrie Underwood

“Doing the weekly shopping, I stock up on stir-fry kits, Amy’s meatless burgers, and armloads of onions and garlic. I put onions and garlic in everything.”

― Carrie Underwood

“I enjoy setting the scene and coming up with interesting frames. ‘True Detective’ was a very hands-on set.”

― Cary Fukunaga

“I have musical ADD, so I like to switch things up.”

― Casey Abrams

“After I left LA… it was like waking up. And so I moved back east and stopped auditioning.”

― Casey Affleck

“A lot of the times, I end up having to do jobs to sort of pay the bills.”

― Casey Affleck

“When I was a kid, we didn’t really leave Cambridge, which was the town where I grew up in.”

― Casey Affleck

“I grew up in the Northeast; I’ve seen hurricanes before and trees down and cars destroyed.”

― Casey Neistat

“Everybody line up alphabetically according to your height.”

― Casey Stengel

“Everyone seems quite good at stories and making them up.”

― Casey Stoner

“Once I made a boyfriend dress up as Woody Allen from ‘Annie Hall.’”

― Casey Wilson

“I love the area I grew up in, which is right outside D.C., in Alexandria, Virginia.”

― Casey Wilson

“I get beat up on every project.”

― Casper Van Dien

“Growing up, my favorite TV show was Star Trek.”

― Casper Van Dien

“I grew up singing a lot of Martina McBride, Shania and LeAnn Rimes, and because of my age, those were my main influences.”

― Cassadee Pope

“My grandfather was a movie producer, and so I grew up on movie sets.”

― Cassandra Clare

“No one knew I was gay growing up but I was bullied. I was a cheerleader, fairly popular and considered straight.”

― Cat Cora

“To be what you want to be, you must give up being what you are.”

― Cat Stevens

“I think the match up is one of the century and I have what it takes to take Cyborg down, if anyone does.”

― Cat Zingano

“I’ve been mostly influenced by experiences in the theater growing up.”

― Cate Blanchett

“Inhibition is something I notice in hamstrung actors all the time. They can be wonderful up to a point and then become very self-conscious.”

― Cate Blanchett

“I grew up listening to music and going to the theatre.”

― Cate Blanchett

“I’m from Canada, so I did a lot of camping and rafting growing up.”

― Caterina Scorsone

“A tumor often grows silently and doesn’t start making itself known until it’s pushing on structures or organs or tissues around it in a way that starts to mess up the whole system.”

― Caterina Scorsone

“Directors have to push me. I have to be pushed up. Not all the time, but often.”

― Catherine Deneuve

“I often write in pencil on paper and then type up later. It’s much quicker than using a keyboard.”

― Catherine Fisher

“A great screenplay makes everybody step up to the bar and deliver.”

― Catherine Hardwicke

“I grew up reading books about heroic collies.”

― Cathleen Schine

“I grew up on ‘S.N.L.,’ doing all the sketches on the playground.”

― Cecily Strong

“I’m not trying to emulate or imitate. But I do believe that I embody that spirit from Robert Johnson on up.”

― CeeLo Green

“A lot of friends have given up on me.”

― Celia Hammond

“I grew up in Jersey. I’ve been to the Jersey Shore countless times. I’ve lived it.”

― Cenk Uygur

“The make up took about an hour to put on, but the wig was a thing that bothered me more than anything else.”

― Cesar Romero

“I was a big fan of wrestling growing up and of WWE.”

― Cesaro

“I’ve never really been a genre fan. I never grew up reading comic books or was a horror buff.”

― Chad Lindberg

“I guess I have kind of a type. Pretty much anybody who shows up in a black leather overcoat, I’ve doubled for them.”

― Chad Stahelski

“I’m a tournament guy; that’s what I grew up doing.”

― Chael Sonnen

“I’m a Catholic, and not because I just happened to wake up as a Catholic. I’m not going to be persuaded on any topic, especially not that.”

― Chael Sonnen

“When I’m a fan, I show up to boo. I don’t show up to cheer; I show up to heckle.”

― Chael Sonnen

“I don’t have to carry myself as anybody that I’m not, and people picked up on it.”

― Chance The Rapper

“There is a multitude of experiences that make up the black experience.”

― Chance The Rapper

“I don’t agree with the way labels are set up. I don’t agree that anyone should sign 360 deals or sign away their publishing or take most of the infrastructure that’s included in a formal deal.”

― Chance The Rapper

“When commercial banking opened up for the private sector, I set up the retail-banking division for ICICI and grew it substantially. I then ran the international side of the ICICI Bank for a few years.”

― Chanda Kochhar

“I’ve watched ‘General Hospital’ for 35 years. I grew up with it. It holds such a place in my heart.”

― Chandra Wilson

“I would say Tupac influenced me the most to start rapping, but as far as a female icon that I’ve looked up to since I was six or seven is definitely Gwen Stefani.”

― Chanel West Coast

“Many artists feel resistance on the way up.”

― Chanel West Coast

“The truth of the matter is coming up with a title is one of the most challenging things we do.”

― Channing Dungey

“I grew up in Florida, where if you weren’t comfortable dancing, you weren’t going to get any girls.”

― Channing Tatum

“I had developed a sitcom with UPN, but it wasn’t picked up.”

― Charisma Carpenter

“My ex-husband and I, even though we’re not together, we are 100 percent together in raising our kid. We communicate a lot and where I drop the ball and need him to pick it up or vice versa, he’s there.”

― Charisma Carpenter

“I grew up in a rural area. Books are what helped me transcend my circumstances.”

― Charlamagne tha God

“Modernity is the transitory, the fugitive, the contingent, which make up one half of art, the other being the eternal and the immutable. This transitory fugitive element, which is constantly changing, must not be despised or neglected.”

― Charles Baudelaire

“If every call to Christ and His righteousness is a call to suffering, the converse is equally – every call to suffering is a call to Christ, a promotion, an invitation to come up higher.”

― Charles Bent

“Writers have to put up with this editor thing; it is ageless and eternal and wrong.”

― Charles Bukowski

“If we steal thoughts from the moderns, it will be cried down as plagiarism; if from the ancients, it will be cried up as erudition.”

― Charles Caleb Colton

“I have steadily endeavoured to keep my mind free so as to give up any hypothesis, however much beloved (and I cannot resist forming one on every subject), as soon as facts are shown to be opposed to it.”

― Charles Darwin

“I grew up to always respect authority and respect those in charge.”

― Charles de Gaulle

“In California, up to 15 percent of wells in agricultural areas exceed a federal contaminant threshold, according to studies.”

― Charles Duhigg

“No one should be so naive as to think that wages among organized groups will not be increased, under pressure if necessary, to make up for increases in the cost-of-living, nor should anyone ordinarily object to such adjustments.”

― Charles E. Wilson

“Standing up and teaching is grueling, but grueling fun.”

― Charles E. Young

“If I had to give up reading or give up listening to music, I suspect I’d stick with the music.”

― Charles Frazier

“I’m a real fan of that Foster the People song ‘Pumped Up Kicks.’”

― Charles Kelley

“We opposed unlimited detention without trial. We stood up for trial by jury as well. And of course we spoke up for asylum seekers and for the most vulnerable in our society.”

― Charles Kennedy

“Americans are not intrinsically imperial, but we ended up dominant by default: Europe disappeared after the Second World War, the Soviet Union disappeared in 1991, so here we are.”

― Charles Krauthammer

“I always arrive late at the office, but I make up for it by leaving early.”

― Charles Lamb

“I’m an army brat – so I grew up traveling every two to four years.”

― Charles Melton

“I’m trying to climb up both walls at once.”

― Charles Olson

“I’m one of the cliches that has grown up.”

― Charles Olson

“MIDI made a natural transition to the PC. The MIDI messages that make up a musical composition can be saved as MIDI files, which are collections of MIDI messages with timing information.”

― Charles Petzold

“I grew up in an era when money was not readily available. We were into the post-Depression years and World War II.”

― Charles Schwab

“Both mind and heart when given up to reveries and dreaminess, have a thousand avenues open for the entrance of evil.”

― Charles Simmons

“Trials teach us what we are; they dig up the soil, and let us see what we are made of.”

― Charles Spurgeon

“Getting up at 6 A.M. to run is something that keeps you on the straight and narrow.”

― Charlie Bewley

“If there’s no point, then there’s no point giving up.”

― Charlie Brooker

“I’ve got a phobia about throwing up.”

― Charlie Brooker

“The logical quandaries thrown up by well-meaning systems are clearly something that I find darkly amusing.”

― Charlie Brooker

“I didn’t grow up on comics, and I read very few.”

― Charlie Cox

“When you show up at a rally supporting a bill, you are supporting the bill.”

― Charlie Dent

“I grew up around guitar players.”

― Charlie Haden

“I wake up every morning, and I am ecstatic.”

― Charlie Murphy

“I grew up in a family that moved around a lot. I changed schools eight or nine times.”

― Charlie Plummer

“To put it bluntly, the push for ‘college for all’ sets up students to fail.”

― Charlie Sykes

“I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich, Marilyn Monroe.”

― Charlize Theron

“I was going to go to Macchu Picchu and then I just ended up working the whole year.”

― Charlize Theron

“I started modeling, doing the Sears catalog kind of thing, then did a lot of commercials when I was growing up.”

― Charlotte Arnold

“I literally worked from the bottom up to where I am now.”

― Charlotte Dujardin

“My dad was my favorite wrestler growing up, obviously.”

― Charlotte Flair

“I would never sign up to film my personal life.”

― Charlyne Yi

“I like playing roulette, I like dice. I grew up with gamblers.”

― Chazz Palminteri

“I grew up half in South Central and half in the San Fernando valley.”

― Cheech Marin

“When I stood up to oppose an invasion of Iraq in 2002, it wasn’t a popular thing to do.”

― Chellie Pingree

“It takes me a while to get my appetite going when I wake up early.”

― Chelsea Handler

“I grew up in a very modest house. We were poor-we lived on the poverty level. We all got jobs as young kids.”

― Chely Wright

“When the other girls had given up their Barbies, I was still playing with mine in secret.”

― Cheri Oteri

“I grew up in a very political household. My mum used to shout at the television. At Mrs. Thatcher.”

― Cherie Lunghi

“I certainly wasn’t the kind of kid that grew up collecting bugs and spiders.”

― Cheryl Hayashi

“I don’t give up. I’m definitely meant to be an entrepreneur.”

― Cheryl Yeoh

“If fans come up to me, I talk to them.”

― Chester Bennington

“It’s not so much that I got that idea at some point, it came up naturally because of the improvisational nature of the story I was telling.”

― Chester Brown

“Growing old is mandatory; growing up is optional.”

― Chili Davis

“The art world seems so much bigger than it was when I was growing up.”

― China Chow

“In the field of fantastic fiction, the question of world-building is not uncontroversial. But I grew up with ‘Dungeons and Dragons,’ so that whole world-building thing is very close to my heart.”

― China Mieville

“It is difficult to have the guts to speak up about any kind of sexual assault.”

― Chinmayi

“I just happened to wind up in a metal band when I was 15.”

― Chino Moreno

“Pay equity matters because those dollars add up over time.”

― Chirlane McCray

“I am a Hindu, brought up mostly in India.”

― Chitra Banerjee Divakaruni

“I grew up in San Francisco. And I grew up with gay parents.”

― Chloe Benjamin

“I grew up in San Francisco, and I trained as a ballet dancer until college.”

― Chloe Benjamin

“You go up for hundreds, thousands of roles, and you get told no, no, no, so many times.”

― Chloe Grace Moretz

“I’m not up for violence, just for fun.”

― Chloe Grace Moretz

“I don’t like doing the same runs. I like to mix it up a lot.”

― Chloe Kim

“I had to grow up a little fast.”

― Chloe Kim

“’Keeping Up with the Kardashians’ is interesting, intriguing.”

― Chloe Kim

“Maybe, as a Chinese woman, I was never told I would be a filmmaker, so I didn’t have the ego set up.”

― Chloe Zhao

“When I was 12, all I wanted for Christmas was a trampoline or a four-wheeler. I ended up getting both presents for Christmas.”

― Chris Brown

“I grew up in Maryland on the East Coast – you know, close to D.C. but sort of in the suburban, rural area – and Nashville felt very, very homey to me.”

― Chris Carmack

“I grew up doing musical theater.”

― Chris Colfer

“Certainly working with teens keeps me up to date with language and with certain kinds of thinking.”

― Chris Crutcher

“I think if I try to develop a formula, it ends up not working.”

― Chris Daughtry

“I grew up in Colorado and spent my summers in Montana as a ranch hand.”

― Chris Eigeman

“You can’t give up! If you give up, you’re like everybody else.”

― Chris Evert

“I signed on as the clown, and, by golly, I’ll keep up my end of the bargain.”

― Chris Farley

“My mom had to be resourceful. She grew up dirt poor in rural Louisiana.”

― Chris Gardner

“I grew up without a father.”

― Chris Gardner

“I was born in Cambridge but brought up in and around Winchester, in Hampshire. I’ve also lived in Hong Kong and America.”

― Chris Geere

“It’s a really big deal to do a spacewalk. It’s much riskier than staying indoors. It’s complex. It uses up a lot of the precious resources onboard. It uses up oxygen. It uses up carbon dioxide scrubbers.”

― Chris Hadfield

“The NFL wants to see teams put up points.”

― Chris Harris, Jr.

“I grew up in a household where we talked politics a lot and argued politics a lot.”

― Chris Hayes

“I grew up in the Bronx.”

― Chris Hayes

“My earliest memories were on the cattle stations up in the Outback. And then we moved back to Melbourne and then back out there and then back again. Probably my most vivid memories were up there in Bulman with crocodiles and buffalo.”

― Chris Hemsworth

“I blow up fireworks all the time, and I love making milkshakes and banana splits.”

― Chris Isaak

“I don’t think I’d ever be able to give up the spotlight.”

― Chris Jericho

“I grew up in an underprivileged home.”

― Chris Kirkpatrick

“Growing up, I always considered the Grand Ole Opry to be hallowed ground.”

― Chris Lane

“I’ve always been a huge fan of Garth Brooks, Alan Jackson, and George Strait. That’s what I grew up on. But I also loved Usher and Justin Timberlake.”

― Chris Lane

“I’m healed up and I feel great. After going through the fire, it’s great to be out performing again.”

― Chris LeDoux

“Like, Australians definitely don’t walk around dressed up in blackface going, ‘Ha-ha.’”

― Chris Lilley

“Music is split up now into little pockets.”

― Chris Martin

“We’ve always had a dual role in the region – friend of Israel, and honest broker. We’ve given up the honest broker role completely.”

― Chris Matthews

“We’ve got to recognize that when we march into Iraq, we’re setting up the card tables in front of every university in the Arab world, the Islamic world, to recruit for al-Qaida.”

― Chris Matthews

“I didn’t want to be a storyteller when I grew up; I wanted to be stuntman.”

― Chris Milk

“Never in a million years did I think the sport of poker would blow up the way it did.”

― Chris Moneymaker

“I grew up a Met fan.”

― Chris Mullin

“Our veterans made a commitment to our country when they signed up.”

― Chris Murphy

“I grew up in a house of forthright women.”

― Chris O’Dowd

“I was brought up a Catholic and was an altar boy.”

― Chris Ofili

“After many years of self-flagellation, I’ve realised that beating myself up doesn’t get me anywhere.”

― Chris Pine

“I’ve yet to see an example of somebody standing up to Donald Trump and suggesting policy initiatives and him embracing them yet. It’s not happening at scale.”

― Chris Sacca

“The idea of ‘Yes on Broadway’ has come up. It would reflect the history of Yes.”

― Chris Squire

“Eventually, it slowly built up, a small job to a slightly bigger job to a slightly bigger job to the third season of NBC’s ‘This is Us.’”

― Chris Sullivan

“Growing up in the 1950s, in Grand Rapids, Michigan, boys were supposed to be athletic.”

― Chris Van Allsburg

“I’ve sort of always been obsessed with telling stories and making things up.”

― Chris Wood

“I did a lot of musicals growing up.”

― Chris Wood

“If I ever end up on the worst-dressed list, it’s not going to make me fall apart.”

― Chrissy Metz

“I’m not good at taking pictures. I can’t give a good face. I crack up.”

― Chrissy Teigen

“Whether I’m running up and down the field or running errands, I make it a point to ensure that my skin is protected.”

― Christen Press

“I was a comic book nut and grew up on ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Indiana Jones.’”

― Christian Borle

“I grew up a wrestler; for a long time in Oklahoma I was a wrestler.”

― Christian Kane

“I grew up with action movies in my head.”

― Christian Kane

“As a thrill in my career, the Olympics rank right up there with my two NCAA championships at Duke.”

― Christian Laettner

“I loved my time in Minnesota. I loved it so much that I lived up there until 1999.”

― Christian Laettner

“When I’m older and my children have grown up, I would like to coach in the NBA.”

― Christian Laettner

“I’m up in Minneapolis all the time. I love being up there.”

― Christian Laettner

“I didn’t even know ‘Vogue’ existed when I was growing up.”

― Christian Louboutin

“Originally I studied as a musician, a classical pianist. That was my career before I took up acting in my late 20s.”

― Christian McKay

“My favorite player growing up was actually Jeter.”

― Christian Yelich

“I crank up the music, and I dance around the house.”

― Christie Brinkley

“Some, but much of my money is tied up in Playboy stock.”

― Christie Hefner

“Well, I grew up around the magazine and was part of a generation that was embracing our sexuality.”

― Christie Hefner

“I think this country is growing up a little bit.”

― Christie Hefner

“I was brought up in a household of chaos and I never felt stable at home.”

― Christina Aguilera

“I felt like a dork growing up so this is shocking.”

― Christina Milian

“I’ve teamed up with Pine Sol to celebrate the makers of home.”

― Christina Milian

“I was a Tina Turner fan growing up.”

― Christina Milian

“A bright lipstick is a quick way to glam up my look.”

― Christina Tosi

“I grew up in the suburbs of Washington, D.C. I attended the Holton-Arms School in Bethesda, Maryland, from 1978 to 1984.”

― Christine Blasey Ford

“They came and bound me up and I had awful stretch marks. I hated my breasts after that.”

― Christine Keeler

“I like to take up something that is challenging. I like to stretch myself.”

― Christine Lahti

“I most often land up taking up the roles that I most detest.”

― Christine Lahti

“’Man up’ is a sexist term that should be retired along with all the other gender-based imperious imperatives.”

― Christine Pelosi

“We also shot at a location that was an Aboriginal sacred ground for the shots coming up the cliff.”

― Christopher Atkins

“As the temperature drops, the need for heating oil goes up.”

― Christopher Dodd

“I grew up wanting to be a writer for theatre.”

― Christopher Durang

“I’ve never been up with the times, always been slightly out of step.”

― Christopher Eccleston

“Too many new writers dress up old cliches.”

― Christopher Fowler

“I’m not really premeditative in any way at all. I come up with an idea, hopefully for a film, and then I’m lucky enough to do the film.”

― Christopher Guest

“The concept of loneliness and exile and self-sufficiency continually bucks me up.”

― Christopher Hitchens

“I worked out early on to give up things I couldn’t do well at all.”

― Christopher Hitchens

“Religion is not going to come up with any new arguments.”

― Christopher Hitchens

“I don’t think anyone has ever succeeded in putting Ian Fleming’s James Bond up on the screen. The closest in my opinion is Pierce Brosnan.”

― Christopher Lee

“We’ve had bad luck with our kids – they’ve all grown up.”

― Christopher Morley

“Don’t give up. Don’t lose hope. Don’t sell out.”

― Christopher Reeve

“Oh it’s clearly a cover up. I mean, I have no reluctance in saying that.”

― Christopher Shays

“At this point, I can’t say what network would be picking it up, but I know that it would be a success.”

― Christy Romano

“The media dresses things up. There’s a lot of inaccuracy.”

― Chuck Berry

“If I wasn’t a musician, I’d take up the law. They are the rottenest, wealthiest people in America.”

― Chuck Berry

“My father married once. I married once. This is a conviction of ours. This is the way we grew up.”

― Chuck Berry

“Someone has to pick up the tab when people get out of repaying their own debts.”

― Chuck Grassley

“Mamas, don’t let your sons grow up to be Cowboys… or Oilers.”

― Chuck Noll

“Well, I grew up as a democrat.”

― Chuck Norris

“I know that there are coaches who do end up sleeping on the sofa in their office.”

― Chuck Pagano

“If you take my stuff apart, you’ll find my choruses of repetitions are picked up almost verbatim from Kurt Vonnegut, and my distanced fracture quality is all from Amy Hempel, who’s probably my favourite writer.”

― Chuck Palahniuk

“Rules are made for people who aren’t willing to make up their own.”

― Chuck Yeager

“I want to make Seoul the front line of the new South Korea. Seoul is sleeping, and I want to wake it up.”

― Chung Mong-joon

“I grew up watching sci-fi and Justice League and all those kinds of things.”

― Ciara Renee

“When I was put up in posh hotels, I thought it was wonderful.”

― Cilla Black

“Even I don’t wake up looking like Cindy Crawford.”

― Cindy Crawford

“I’m a city girl from Seoul City, where I grew up, to Tokyo & Paris.”

― CL

“I used to have nightmares when I was a little kid that I woke up prematurely and opened all the Christmas presents. And then I would be so relieved when I woke up and I realized that I hadn’t done it.”

― Claire Danes

“Growing up, I was obsessed with Leonardo DiCaprio.”

― Claire Foy

“I grew up on British fiction, and I write perhaps more directly out of that tradition.”

― Claire Messud

“Lots of women don’t realize that they’re gay until they’re grown up.”

― Clare Balding

“I didn’t just grow up with horses; I wanted to be one.”

― Clare Balding

“I get up in the morning, torture a typewriter until it screams, then stop.”

― Clarence Budington Kelland

“I grew up with a very religious background.”

― Clarence Clemons

“I grew up in a religious environment, and I’m proud of it.”

― Clarence Thomas

“I was an ‘Ironman’ fan. It was in the ’70s. I definitely liked comics and drew a lot of panels on my notebook when I should have been studying – probably why I ended up in the arts.”

― Clark Gregg

“It’s often wrong to write for specific actors because one ends up using what is least interesting about them, their mannerisms and habits. I prefer not to write for specific people.”

― Claude Chabrol

“We live in an era where pizzas show up faster than the police.”

― Claude Chabrol

“Men fill up their heads and drawers and sheds with stuff from their teenage years.”

― Claudia Winkleman

“I grew up not worrying about my looks.”

― Claudia Winkleman

“Under pressure, I don’t go down, I go up.”

― Claudio Ranieri

“You use up a lot of mental energy in the Champions League.”

― Claudio Ranieri

“When I’m lined up in the middle, it’s a lot of freelancing and blitzing.”

― Clay Matthews III

“Venture capital is always wanting to go up market.”

― Clayton M. Christensen

“I grew up with the South American style of toca-toca.”

― Clint Dempsey

“They screwed up ‘Raise the Titanic!’ so badly, I stay away from Hollywood. I won’t cheat my readers with another piece of crap.”

― Clive Cussler

“It’s a job. I entertain my readers. I get up in the morning, and I start typing.”

― Clive Cussler

“I get up in the morning, get to the office, and write until about six o’clock in the evening.”

― Clive Cussler

“There’s certainly a huge element of luck in me ending up where I’ve ended up.”

― Clive Owen

“I think smartphones need to send an electrical shock to a user when they get their your/you’re mixed up.”

― CM Punk

“No one wants to get beat up in front of the world.”

― CM Punk

“I hate teaming up with people. Absolutely hate it.”

― CM Punk

“I wanted to bring the R&B flavor and other Westernized sounds to my music, because that’s the type of music I grew up listening to.”

― Coco Lee

“I will definitely hook up my daughter if she decides to be a model.”

― Coco Rocha

“I grew up watching Kathy Bates, and ‘Misery’ is one of my favorite films.”

― Cody Fern

“When I was filming ‘The Haunting Hour’, my co-stars Emily Osment, Brittany Curran and I paid a visit to a haunted house – all dressed up as vampires! We really confused the workers.”

― Cody Linley

“I know that my grappling is up there with any grappler in the division.”

― Colby Covington

“I grew up watching Marlon Brando, Christopher Walken, Robert de Niro, and Al Pacino and even Robert Duvall and was impressed by their caliber of work.”

― Cole Hauser

“Growing up, I wanted to be a pilot!”

― Colin Donnell

“I’m from St. Louis and grew up going to The Muny.”

― Colin Donnell

“The sea always offers up incredible stories of survivors’ fortitude. Myths of a lot of countries have variations on that.”

― Colin Farrell

“Growing up, my mates and I would have rather been Sid Vicious or members of the Royal Family.”

― Colin Firth

“I had seen ‘Hook’ growing up – it was one of my favorite films – and I had seen the version of ‘Peter Pan’ that Jason Issacs was in, and I had seen the older versions, obviously the Disney version.”

― Colin O’Donoghue

“I was a ‘Star Wars’ fanatic growing up. I guess I still am. Pretty much for everybody who grew up in the 1980s as well, it’s a symbol of their childhood.”

― Colin O’Donoghue

“Giving back involves a certain amount of giving up.”

― Colin Powell

“I have to write a first draft with a fountain pen before I type it up as a second.”

― Colm Toibin

“My father was from Belfast; my mother was from Crossmolina. I grew up in Dublin.”

― Colm Wilkinson

“In ‘John Henry Days,’ I was taking my idea of junketeering and sort of blowing it up to absurd extremes.”

― Colson Whitehead

“Growing up as a product of the black civil-rights movement, I had a lot of different models for black weirdness, whether it’s Richard Pryor or James Baldwin or Jimmy Walker.”

― Colson Whitehead

“Ability will never catch up with the demand for it.”

― Confucius

“TV loves to bring in affairs – as soon as you have a relationship, let’s screw it up.”

― Connie Britton

“I worked on the Harvey Weinstein-produced ‘The Great Raid,’ where I warned a young co-star not to take Harvey up on his invitations to drinks unless the whole group was there.”

― Connie Nielsen

“Our industry is made up of so many separate entities and participants, it seems we might benefit from creating a harassment ombudsman in each union, or one for the whole industry.”

― Connie Nielsen

“We’re the only animal that wakes up and doesn’t stretch.”

― Conor McGregor

“I certainly would not like to end up in a tie-up with Ms. Rousey.”

― Conor McGregor

“I don’t go around trying to stir up foreign wars.”

― Conrad Black

“There were so few Asians on-screen when I grew up, and the ones who were on-screen weren’t given complex characters to play.”

― Constance Wu

“Kids look up to me, and it’s really incredible to be in that position.”

― Corbin Bleu

“It’s funny; I actually made poorer decisions when I sobered up then when I was screwed up.”

― Corey Feldman

“I grew up in D.C.”

― Corey Hawkins

“The people who are supporting Herman Cain are the type of people that show up and vote in the primary.”

― Corey Lewandowski

“Somebody’s going to have to come up with a definition of what the alt-right is.”

― Corey Stewart

“I pitched a storyline, and as far as I know it’s been picked up. It’s for the third and final episode I’m contracted to do. But I can’t give any spoilers.”

― Corin Nemec

“I speak French, and I grew up with French, so my English is Franglais.”

― Corneille Ewango

“The majority of our criminals that we lock up are non-violent offenders.”

― Cory Booker

“Government has got to open up and engage citizenry as partners.”

― Cory Booker

“I have signed the personhood petition. I have taken the petitions to my church and circulating into my church. And I have a legislative record that backs up my support for life.”

― Cory Gardner

“Sometimes I felt I got caught up kind of going into the clubhouse non-chalantly sometimes, because all of the other guys in the clubhouse didn’t go there with one goal in mind.”

― Cory Lidle

“The show runner’s the boss until the network shows up. And then they’re the boss, because it’s their money.”

― Courtney A. Kemp

“Being a writer is great because you get to come up with stuff.”

― Courtney A. Kemp

“I’m from an upper-middle class background. But because there was no one of my race where I grew up, I was very isolated. I felt different from everybody else.”

― Courtney A. Kemp

“I grew up listening to Nirvana and then went through some bad ’90s pop stuff – a lot of Australian one-hit wonders.”

― Courtney Barnett

“But I always wound up being the damn John, when I wanted to be the Paul.”

― Courtney Love

“It’s up to people to judge whether I’m a good fella.”

― Craig Bellamy

“I’ve grown up with Kenny Dalglish; now, to be signed by him is a massive honour.”

― Craig Bellamy

“I grew up in a place that felt very integrated.”

― Craig Brewer

“Critics called me ‘egregious’ – I had to look that one up – and ‘creepy’, but now I don’t read them, I weigh them.”

― Craig Charles

“I grew up in Southampton. My mum was a shop assistant; my dad was a carpenter. They broke up when I was eight.”

― Craig David

“The council estate I grew up on wasn’t too bad.”

― Craig David

“I grew up on the South Side of Chicago, north Beverly. It was cool, everybody’s cool on the block.”

― Craig Robinson

“I will never give up, and I will never give in.”

― Craig Sager

“I’m fighting cancer and I refuse to give up.”

― Craig Sager

“I still have a reputation as an eccentric. But the fact is that audiences probably mix up my roles with me as a person.”

― Crispin Glover

“I grew up in a very Catholic household. We were pretty conservative.”

― Cristela Alonzo

“Because I grew up in McAllen, we would watch Televisa a lot.”

― Cristela Alonzo

“We Latin women are liberated from the neck up, not the neck down.”

― Cristina Saralegui

“Growing up, I fluctuated between wanting to modify my looks and embracing them.”

― Crystal Hana Kim

“I have this theory that the likeability question comes up so much more with female characters created by female authors than it does with male characters and male authors.”

― Curtis Sittenfeld

“I’m so trying to give up meat.”

― Curtis Sittenfeld

“I love to sing, and I warm up to Maria Callas.”

― Cybill Shepherd

“If I’ve ever regretted anything, it was putting all my eggs in one basket, holing up and kneeling at the altar of literature, instead of going out and at least reviewing, running around and trying to write for magazines. That would’ve been the intelligent thing to do, but I didn’t, and that was because of fanaticism.”

― Cynthia Ozick

“I wake up like I’m shot out of a cannon.”

― Cynthia Rowley

“Prometheus heretofore went up to Heaven, and stole fire from thence. Have not I as much Boldness as he?”

― Cyrano de Bergerac

“I grew up in Delhi, where there are no Parsis. But once I came to Mumbai, I realised how quirky Parsis are.”

― Cyrus Broacha

“Skating is tough to pick up when you are a grown up.”

― D. B. Sweeney

“In A-ball, you’re either going to move up, or you’re going to get released. That kind of paranoia played a lot into the players’ mentality leading up to the events of ‘Eight Men Out.’”

― D. B. Sweeney

“Fifty-million-dollar movies gobble up the medium movies. A lot of people aren’t working in Hollywood because of this.”

― D. B. Sweeney

“Acting is my interest, but it opens up avenues.”

― Dacre Montgomery

“Growing up, I was into ‘Power Rangers.’”

― Dacre Montgomery

“Praise those of your critics for whom nothing is up to standard.”

― Dag Hammarskjold

“I’d played in about four or five bands before we started up, only a couple of which did club dates.”

― Daisy Berkowitz

“The only business owners that fail are the ones who gave up.”

― Dakota Meyer

“I would give up barbecuing for a championship.”

― Dale Earnhardt Jr.

“I want to be up front racing.”

― Dale Earnhardt

“I woke up this morning, and I still don’t believe I won the Daytona 500.”

― Dale Earnhardt

“I try my damnedest to quirk up anything that I’m in.”

― Dallas Roberts

“I grew up a Warriors fan.”

― Damian Lillard

“Growing up, I always wanted to sing.”

― Damian McGinty

“I actually grew up wanting to be a filmmaker. I wanted to make movies, and music was a detour, almost.”

― Damien Chazelle

“I gave up painting by 16. I secretly thought I would have been Rembrandt by then.”

― Damien Hirst

“I’m a working musician, so it’s what I do. I kind of always have lots of plates spinning, and it’s the ones that keep spinning the longest that I end up doing.”

― Damon Albarn

“My kids have a competitive drive I never had growing up.”

― Damon Wayans

“I’m from the Detroit area, just north of Detroit. But then I went to boarding school in northern Michigan, so a little bit colder up there. But beautiful, very beautiful.”

― Dan Amboyer

“There’s huge, massive mother ships going up to the Yukon. They’ve been filmed and are on video.”

― Dan Aykroyd

“I grew up on the edge of a national park in Canada – timberwolves, creeks, snow drifts.”

― Dan Aykroyd

“I grew up in a very religious household. My mom was a church organist. I was a religious kid.”

― Dan Brown

“Every retailer, when they price their goods, looks at their total cost overall. When they have costs go up, they’ll price their products accordingly.”

― Dan Butler

“The Simpsons take up so little time that I’m able to do other things as well.”

― Dan Castellaneta

“I’ve had a lot of different lives. I was adopted, I grew up in Nebraska, and then I went to Northwestern… Then I had this really extraordinary, different life than my parents.”

― Dan Chaon

“I grew up in the neighborhood where Eric Garner died. No one knows that about me.”

― Dan Donovan

“My icons do not raise up the blessed savior in elaborate cathedrals. They are constructed concentrations celebrating barren rooms. They bring a limited light.”

― Dan Flavin

“I grew up in the ’80s. I was a kid, but all my favorite movies came out of that period.”

― Dan Fogler

“I love theater. I grew up doing theater.”

― Dan Fogler

“I grew up in Brooklyn.”

― Dan Fogler

“Class clowns are never allowed to date anybody decent, but you don’t get beaten up, you’re invited to parties, and everybody likes you.”

― Dan Harmon

“Ronald Reagan succeeded in bringing down the Iron Curtain by showing strength and resolutely standing up to the Soviet Union. President Trump needs to be similarly resolute towards Putin.”

― Dan Lipinski

“I love California, I practically grew up in Phoenix.”

― Dan Quayle

“When it’s those division games, that’s when it gets ramped up for me.”

― Dan Quinn

“Americans will put up with anything provided it doesn’t block traffic.”

― Dan Rather

“I was a little rebellious growing up.”

― Dan Reynolds

“I grew up loving Ridley Scott and Tony Scott and Michael Bay and Adrian Lyne.”

― Dan Trachtenberg

“I feel as much of a stud as… I can’t come up with a metaphor. That’s how lacking in studliness I am.”

― Dan Wakefield

“The voters in District 8 shared our vision that Washington is broken, and we’re going to go up there and fix it.”

― Dan Webster

“I always grew up with, ‘Question authority.’”

― Dana Carvey

“I grew up admiring Ronald Reagan and Vice President Bush, and if I were old enough, I would have voted for 41. I was glad he won.”

― Dana Perino

“I grew up very self-loathing. I was a phobic. I had anxiety. I had panic attacks.”

― Dane Cook

“I grew up teaching parts to choirs, and I love a whole group of voices singing as one.”

― D’Angelo

“I grew up with very little. I remember vividly using buckets of water to shower.”

― Dania Ramirez

“I grew up in Louisiana. We have red beans and rice, and there’s a Popeye’s on every corner.”

― Daniel Cormier

“It’s all matchups, and I knew that I matched up well against ‘Rumble’ Johnson.”

― Daniel Cormier

“Things need shaking up politically, culturally.”

― Daniel Craig

“Making a film, setting it up and getting it cast and getting it together, is not an easy thing.”

― Daniel Day-Lewis

“I’m not really a storyteller myself – I tend to get all tangled up when I try and tell stories.”

― Daniel Day-Lewis

“I come from the working-class area of Stockholm, and I grew up with Serbian and Chilean people.”

― Daniel Espinosa

“I’m from Switzerland, so I grew up with great chocolate.”

― Daniel Humm

“I grew up in Zurich until I was 12, and I’ve always come to Vorderer Sternen for a sausage, a hunk of bread, and some mustard.”

― Daniel Humm

“I can’t hide where I grew up or the flavors I grew up on.”

― Daniel Humm

“Knowledge is not simply another commodity. On the contrary. Knowledge is never used up. It increases by diffusion and grows by dispersion.”

― Daniel J. Boorstin

“It was always assumed I would be a professor. I grew up thinking it.”

― Daniel Kahneman

“We’re not the best, but we happen to be what evolution came up with.”

― Daniel Levitin

“When you’re a kid with artistic yearnings brought up in the Bronx, you don’t get fed up too easily.”

― Daniel Libeskind

“I’m never going to give up – it’s part of my lifeblood to help, protect, and defend Israel.”

― Daniel Lubetzky

“I grew up in Mexico until I was 16, and then we moved to San Antonio because my dad’s business was headquartered there.”

― Daniel Lubetzky

“My prior stint at ‘Newsweek’ was a very different world. So it’s what it’s like to be in one of these kooky software startups as a grown up. It’s not entirely pleasant! It’s like, ‘Oh, I don’t fit.’”

― Daniel Lyons

“I grew up in a home where reading was a big deal.”

― Daniel Mallory Ortberg

“It certainly was unusual growing up with two fairly well-known pastors as my parents.”

― Daniel Mallory Ortberg

“It’s an unfortunate reality of life that toxins are constantly building up in our bodies.”

― Daniel Mallory Ortberg

“Stage is much more intimidating than going before the cameras, because you can really screw up, and can’t do a retake.”

― Daniel Radcliffe

“There’s an incredible comfort level that I have on film sets because it’s where I’ve grown up.”

― Daniel Radcliffe

“Because of the life I’ve had, I’d grown up quicker than most people.”

― Daniel Radcliffe

“I grew up in Florida and went to school there, and ended up going to University of Central Florida.”

― Daniel Tosh

“I ended up falling in love with the whole movie-making experience.”

― Daniel Wu

“Growing up, I wasn’t sure about acting, but I knew I wanted to be part of the movie industry.”

― Daniella Alonso

“I grew up doing a lot of extreme sports.”

― Daniella Monet

“I don’t have to put up a front to impress anyone.”

― Danielle Bregoli

“I grew up playing football. I’m a huge hockey and football fan.”

― Danielle Campbell

“I grew up playing with dinosaurs instead of Barbie dolls.”

― Danielle Campbell

“When ‘Legacies’ picked up, we never really saw the history between both of the twins.”

― Danielle Rose Russell

“When we protect our children in their schools or on our streets, we are living up to our obligations – obligations which we should take solemnly.”

― Dannel Malloy

“I was brought up a very strict Catholic and I don’t practice anymore or anything.”

― Danny Boyle

“No one turns up at Turf Moor thinking we are a soft touch.”

― Danny Ings

“When I was younger I started dancing. I picked it up off a couple of mates who were body-popping.”

― Danny Ings

“A lot of people have been rejected and they just give up. I have never had that mentality.”

― Danny Ings

“When I came up with Burnley, I had my mind set that I’ve got a job to do in helping to keep Burnley up.”

― Danny Ings

“I grew up in the South, and I think there are lots of people who have distorted views of the South.”

― Danny K. Davis

“I grew up in rural Arkansas, and I’m afraid that begging is not part of our characteristics.”

― Danny K. Davis

“I have played up front for England, been away to tournaments, and scored goals there, so I know once I get into those positions I will put the chances away.”

― Danny Welbeck

“It’s really important at United that you’ve been brought up with that winning mentality.”

― Danny Welbeck

“Obviously, Thierry Henry is someone I have looked up to ever since I started playing football.”

― Danny Welbeck

“The way that I grew up, we ate very whole, real, natural foods.”

― Darby Stanchfield

“I’m always up at 7:30, usually earlier. Having three kids will do that.”

― Darius Rucker

“Politicians use religion, and they get their troops riled up with religion.”

― Daron Malakian

“I was brought up in a household with sir and ma’am.”

― Darrell Issa

“Sometimes you have to suck it up and call a number.”

― Darrell Royal

“I grew up in a broken home.”

― Darryl Glenn

“America needs to step up and lead for once.”

― Darryl Glenn

“I’m standing up for the American people.”

― Darryl Glenn

“Jean Toomer is a phantom of the Harlem Renaissance. Pick up any general study of the literature written by Afro-Americans, and there is the name of Jean Toomer. In biographies and memoirs of Harlem Renaissance figures, his name is invoked as if he had been one of the sights along Lenox Avenue.”

― Darryl Pinckney

“Eventually, I gave up my sublet in Berlin and stayed in England for a long time – for about 20 years.”

― Darryl Pinckney

“I grew up in a very racially integrated place called Pottstown. It was an agricultural / industrial town which has since become a suburb of Philadelphia. I grew up basically in a black neighborhood.”

― Daryl Hall

“I had a lot of reading problems growing up.”

― Dav Pilkey

“The higher up I went, the less happy I was.”

― Dave Chappelle

“I had grown up as a fan of Studs Terkel. In Chicago he sort of looms large and is mentioned often.”

― Dave Eggers

“And I met Paul Simms while I was making ‘It’s Pat’, and he later wound up casting me in ‘NewsRadio.’”

― Dave Foley

“I grew up in the suburbs of Toronto, where everything was in a strip mall.”

― Dave Foley

“Dick Van Dyke spent most of his time setting everybody else up.”

― Dave Foley

“To be honest, I was kind of a shy kid growing up.”

― Dave Franco

“Wow, I get to wake up again? Ok. You have to make good with what you’ve got.”

― Dave Grohl

“All I really had was a suitcase and my drums. So I took them up to Seattle and hoped it would work.”

― Dave Grohl

“I’m retiring because my time is up.”

― Dave Hickey

“Fame was not at all what it was cracked up to be, as far as I was concerned.”

― Dave Madden

“Well, the stuff that I liked growing up was AC/DC, Led Zeppelin, but I also liked the Beatles and guys like Cat Stevens and Elton John.”

― Dave Mustaine

“I hooked up everybody in Sidney, including one guy who was blind.”

― Dave Willis

“I love that ‘Black-ish’ is a pretty traditional sitcom, structurally. It functions like the sitcoms from the ’80s and ’90s that I grew up with.”

― Daveed Diggs

“I warm up a lot harder for a Clipping show than I ever did for ‘Hamilton.’”

― Daveed Diggs

“Growing up in a Mennonite background, there’s not much media.”

― David A. R. White

“I gave up writing for seven years (very biblical) and picked it up again, still clueless and still seeking the exotic, when I was twenty-one.”

― David Bergen

“I rate Morrissey as one of the best lyricists in Britain. For me, he’s up there with Bryan Ferry.”

― David Bowie

“I’m an early riser. I get up between five and six, have coffee, and read for a couple of hours before everyone else gets up.”

― David Bowie

“Progressives are not going to give up on facts.”

― David Brock

“The Trump administration is shaping up to be one of the most corrupt since the Gilded Age.”

― David Brock

“I’m not a guy who grew up in theater. I’ve always played in rock bands.”

― David Bryan

“I can’t deny that label-support gave me a leg up – though not every successful artist needs it.”

― David Byrne

“I gave up my whole life to my career.”

― David Cassidy

“I gave up bread, and I’ve lost a bunch of weight, which is very good because I’m diabetic.”

― David Crosby

“Anyone interested in language ends up writing about the sociological issues around it.”

― David Crystal

“I make no bones about it, I’m a product of my upbringing and of the time I was brought up, so I’m not going to pretend not to be.”

― David Davis

“The way I sing is extremely physical, and it was causing acid from my stomach to wash up to my vocal cords and burn them.”

― David Draiman

“Obviously, what happened from the ‘Immortalized’ record was we achieved a level of success that, to be perfectly honest, was unpredecented in our career. Every track released from that record ended up going No. 1 at radio.”

― David Draiman

“I think there are ways in which shows can pop their heads up a little bit in the morass of everything you can watch.”

― David Duchovny

“When I grew up, I was in Manhattan the whole time. But my kids have been all over the world.”

― David Duchovny

“I still feel like I haven’t grown up.”

― David Duchovny

“I’ll sweep the floors. I’ve picked up napkins in the men’s room. I’m not above anything.”

― David Duffield

“I watched my daddy play that guitar, and whenever I could, I would pick it up and strum on it.”

― David Edwards

“When he hung up on Nancy Reagan, that’s when he crossed his final threshold.”

― David Gergen

“Honestly, I grew up with Disney.”

― David Giuntoli

“I have lots of gaps in my education, and so I’m often picking up classic books that most people read years ago.”

― David Grann

“A lot of the science fiction that I grew up reading was written when we still thought that Venus might be an oceanic planet.”

― David Grinspoon

“I mix up all styles on my albums because that is what music is about now.”

― David Guetta

“I grew up in Seattle, but I always knew I wanted to leave.”

― David Guterson

“If a policy is wrongheaded, feckless and corrupt, I take it personally and consider it a moral obligation to sound off and not shut up until it’s fixed.”

― David Hackworth

“The perception of identity is so intimately bound up with the perception of the human form.”

― David Hanson

“I’m around 6’4′ and 240 pounds. So I rarely feel that intimidated by other men. But I’ve got to give it up to Terry Bradshaw. That guy is a complete bulldog.”

― David Harbour

“I grew up in Birmingham, but my parents are originally from Barbados. My dad, Romeo, was a long-distance lorry driver, and my mother, Mayleen, worked in catering.”

― David Harewood

“I grew up in an environment in Birmingham that was really multicultural, with black kids, Irish kids, Indian kids.”

― David Harewood

“We all have insecurities, but some of us are better at covering them up.”

― David Harewood

“The area where I grew up in Birmingham was very diverse – I was aware of my race but not overly aware of it – and there seemed to be an understanding that we were all very much in the same boat.”

― David Harewood

“My parents both defected from communist Hungary and were what most people would today call libertarian. I grew up with a general distaste for taxation and any policy that intruded on our lives.”

― David Harsanyi

“I grew up in Chicago, and there was always snow. In Los Angeles there never was, so we would always import snow!”

― David Hasselhoff

“British podcasts tend to shamefacedly shuffle the ads towards the end. Americans put them up front and promote them enthusiastically. I think the Americans have it right.”

― David Hepworth

“I’m fed up with being bossed around.”

― David Hockney

“I stay up nights and fiddle with my opera designs. It’s a bit obsessive. That’s why I can’t do it all the time.”

― David Hockney

“I grew up in austerity in the 1940s and 1950s.”

― David Hockney

“Well, in Bradford I could say I was brought up in Bradford and Hollywood.”

― David Hockney

“The only thing that really scales up apart from nuclear is solar power from other people’s deserts.”

― David J. C. MacKay

“In my experience, working with a bride-to-be, the last couple of weeks leading up to the wedding is uber-stressful.”

― David Kirsch

“Charlie’s not your conventional mathematician… we sexed him up a little bit.”

― David Krumholtz

“There is only so much I can understand and not screw up.”

― David Krumholtz

“The beautiful thing is I have sort of grown up. I don’t care if I’m highbrow or not anymore.”

― David Lagercrantz

“I grew up on radio, not TV.”

― David Lee Roth

“I don’t think it’s so much of a disadvantage setting up from scratch.”

― David Leslie

“Making a movie really frees up the way you think.”

― David Longstreth

“I love what Paul Thomas Anderson did with ‘The Master’ with putting out those teasers made up of footage that’s not in the movie.”

― David Lowery

“I can wake up crazy or normal; it depends.”

― David Luiz

“I always loved smokestack industry, and I love towns or cities that have grown up around factories.”

― David Lynch

“Mixed martial arts was invented by Brazilians, whose families had been trained by the Japanese. Those Brazilians came to the U.S., where their invention was bought out, gussied up and presented to the world, which found it good.”

― David Mamet

“Vietnam and Iraq are part of the same national trauma and delusion; we folded the war up when Reagan became president and unpacked it with Bush.”

― David Means

“When I was growing up, it was not the heyday of the western.”

― David Milch

“Writing is probably one-fifth coming up with the stuff, and four-fifths self-editing again and again and again.”

― David Mitchell

“’Y’ is about the weakest letter of all. ‘Y’ can’t make up its mind if it’s a vowel or a consonant, can it?”

― David Mitchell

“I am so tired of being told by Democratic operatives to ‘suck it up’ because so many other profound issues are at stake.”

― David Mixner

“Pharmaceutical companies have invested hundreds of millions of dollars in new HIV/AIDS treatments not out of altruism but because they can make up those research costs in sales.”

― David Mixner

“I’ll do everything I can to get West Ham as far up the table as I can.”

― David Moyes

“With Marouane’s hair, I actually wondered if it might take a bit of the pace off the ball when he went up for a header. But I soon realised it was part of his personality. Part of who he is.”

― David Moyes

“Messi gets kicked by everybody, and he gets up and carries on. Doesn’t scream, doesn’t fake injury.”

― David Moyes

“The Blackberry is really essential for keeping up on my emails when I’m out of the office, which is a lot.”

― David Neeleman

“The Holocaust, taken by itself, is a black hole. To look at it directly is to be swallowed up by it.”

― David Novak

“The challenge of Mosul and Nineveh is the considerable number of ethnic groups, religious sects, tribes, and other elements that make up the province.”

― David Petraeus

“My agent set up a meeting with George Lucas. They were casting in England.”

― David Prowse

“Restaurant industry sales in 2011 are estimated to have reached a record high of $604 billion, up 3.6 percent from 2010. Restaurant employment grew 1.9 percent in 2011, with some 230,000 jobs added, the strongest gain in five years.”

― David Sax

“Flipping through the channels late at night, I’ll come across ‘The Longest Yard’ and not be able to get up off the couch until Burt Reynolds has scored the winning touchdown.”

― David Shields

“Spain is such a competitive league, and for the players to give up La Liga, it’s such a tough decision.”

― David Silva

“’Twilight’ was a cult film, and the books were huge, but after ‘New Moon,’ it really blew up.”

― David Slade

“Being on the move all the time is draining, but the rewards make up for it.”

― David Soul

“To make money I picked up work as a busboy, valet parker, skateboard shop employee.”

― David Spade

“I was a typical teen growing up in the 1960s, when everybody was into gurus and meditation.”

― David Suchet

“I have enormous respect for Steve Johnson, and as I’ve told him, Feed was one of the inspirations for Salon. They were up there before we were. And also for Joey and the Suck people.”

― David Talbot

“Cantonese, which has up to nine tones as opposed to the five in Mandarin, is much more versatile and one of the richest dialects in Chinese.”

― David Tang

“I had grown up in a toy shop in Blackpool and then moved to London to do an acting course.”

― David Thewlis

“If you could get up the courage to begin, you have the courage to succeed.”

― David Viscott

“Of all the diversions of life, there is none so proper to fill up its empty spaces as the reading of useful and entertaining authors.”

― David Viscott

“I grew up around a lot of feminine energy.”

― David Walton

“My first series, I wouldn’t even know where to get a clip of it. It was called ‘Cracking Up.’ It was on ‘FOX’ in 2004.”

― David Walton

“I’m not going to make any excuses. I just went out and stunk it up tonight.”

― David Wells

“I grew up in a family where law was in the air we were breathing.”

― David Zabel

“Dishonesty, lack of integrity catches up with you.”

― Dawn Steel

“You do sequels because they are tent poles. They open well, and they hold the tent up. But in between, you make a movie you respect.”

― Dawn Steel

“Denzel Washington is someone I look up to.”

― Dayo Okeniyi

“I didn’t come up as a DJ, so I don’t play by DJ rules.”

― Deadmau5

“Washington is like a self-sealing tank on a military aircraft. When a bullet passes through, it closes up.”

― Dean Acheson

“There is no creative process to come up with a character of Dean Ambrose.”

― Dean Ambrose

“I know I screwed up my ‘Godzilla.’”

― Dean Devlin

“I once shook hands with Pat Boone and my whole right side sobered up.”

― Dean Martin

“Preventing cardiovascular disease can help free up critical resources for treating HIV/AIDS and other illnesses.”

― Dean Ornish

“I never give up hope.”

― Dean Ornish

“Galaxie 500 broke up because it was time. We broke up as a result of internal contradictions.”

― Dean Wareham

“I grew up knowing the importance of breast cancer.”

― DeAngelo Williams

“I grew up watching wrestling.”

― DeAngelo Williams

“I don’t mind if my skull ends up on a shelf as long as it’s got my name on it.”

― Debbie Harry

“The Romney-Ryan plan would replace the guarantee of Medicare with a voucher that wouldn’t keep up with costs. Congressman Ryan says that he wants Medicare to be around for his grandkids. Well, if that’s the case, he had better vote for Barack Obama!”

― Debbie Wasserman Schultz

“I wanted to come up with a hybrid show of sorts that wasn’t your traditional ‘dump and stir’ type of cooking show.”

― Debi Mazar

“I picked up the Joss Stone album, Josh Groban, and the new Norah Jones. I love, love, love Norah.”

― Deborah Cox

“I was brought up Methodist, christened as a little baby and went to church every Sunday.”

― Deborah Norville

“I get very caught up in the day-to-day and immersed in the scenes as they unfold. It’s harder for me, as I’m filming, to see the larger story.”

― Debra Granik

“I used to do cabaret as a kid and always wanted to pick it up again.”

― Debra Stephenson

“Growing up, John Terry was my obvious idol. I based my whole game on him.”

― Declan Rice

“Obama has become too dependent on formal speeches and set town halls. His idea of mixing it up is taking off his jacket.”

― Dee Dee Myers

“The enemy is the system. And the system is made up of people, and we have a choice in that.”

― Dee Rees

“Filmmaking was the way I could write characters and not have to give them up to anybody.”

― Dee Rees

“When I was growing up, I went to an Irish-Christian missionary school.”

― Deepak Chopra

“I grew up with a lot of Muslim friends, and the whole idea of revelation has been a lifelong interest of mine.”

― Deepak Chopra

“I’ve not really watched too many English films. I’ve grown up watching Indian cinema, mostly.”

― Deepika Padukone

“I m up at 5 in the morning and in bed by 10 in the evening.”

― DeForest Kelley

“Athletes know kids look up to them, and it’s important for athletes to be responsible.”

― Deion Sanders

“I don’t have any problems getting people to open up.”

― Delilah

“My plumbing is all screwed up. Because it turns out, I do not own a garbage disposal.”

― Demetri Martin

“My fondest memory of Tupac is my father producing ‘Toss It Up’ for him when I was 7 years old and hearing that.”

― Demetrius Shipp, Jr.

“Acting opened me up.”

― Demetrius Shipp, Jr.

“I just don’t like the idea of having an operation to hold up the ageing process.”

― Demi Moore

“My two brothers and I grew up in the theater, going everywhere with my parents when they performed.”

― Demian Bichir

“Young leading cadres have risen up by helicopter. They should really rise step by step.”

― Deng Xiaoping

“Bill Murray doesn’t do anything. He barely shows up at the movies he says he’s going to do.”

― Denis Leary

“When I’m on stage, that’s me. It’s blown up, but that’s me.”

― Denis Leary

“I’m pretty much a chocolate guy. I’m up for any type of chocolate. Any chocolate.”

― Denis Leary

“In addition to my cousin, there were 30 or 40 guys I grew up with who became firefighters as well. So, I’ve been around firefighters all my life.”

― Denis Leary

“Where I grew up, the basketball courts were rarely used.”

― Denis Leary

“My brother and I tortured my mother growing up.”

― Denis Leary

“I grew up in Stillwater, Minnesota in a proud Catholic family.”

― Denis McDonough

“The comedians all finished their acts with a song. They would get a certain amount of money from the song publishers and would use that money to pay the writers. None of them paid very much for their comedy material, but it all added up.”

― Denis Norden

“I’m not a great fan of the modern style of personal agonising, which crops up a bit too often for my liking.”

― Denis Norden

“I grew up in London under Thatcher and that really was disgusting. A feeding frenzy.”

― Denise Mina

“I’ve had a ‘Zelig’-like career. I pop up unexpectedly. I’m always kind of around.”

― Dennis Christopher

“When I first came up, the bullpen was pretty much where they put the guys who couldn’t start.”

― Dennis Eckersley

“I’ve taken up golf… or golf has taken me up.”

― Dennis Farina

“Society loves to put bubbles up there and pop them, and I resent it. I’d rather expose myself myself.”

― Dennis Hopper

“The Kwajalein waters are incredibly lucid: vision typically up to three hundred feet.”

― Dennis L. McKiernan

“I wanted to be an astronaut when I was a kid. I grew up in Houston. Gordo Cooper was my favorite astronaut.”

― Dennis Quaid

“I’m not a person who particularly had heros when growing up.”

― Dennis Ritchie

“I always marked up a piece of paper before taking a job, looking at the pluses and minuses. If the latter outnumbered the former, I would pass.”

― Dennis Washington

“We’re the only species that have crapped up the planet and the only species that can clean it up.”

― Dennis Weaver

“When we realize we can make a buck cleaning up the environment, it will be done!”

― Dennis Weaver

“My upbringing and my daily day-to-day struggles and emotions make up most of my music.”

― Denzel Curry

“Growing up I didn’t watch movies.”

― Denzel Washington

“You’re not born woke. Something wakes you up.”

― DeRay Mckesson

“I grew up in a world of Officer Friendly. It was just the image I had.”

― DeRay Mckesson

“Lars Ulrich, he was my hero growing up. I wanted to be like him. I played the drums.”

― Derek Cianfrance

“In terms of Ray Liotta, when I was a teenager growing up in Colorado, I didn’t have pictures of girls on my wall. I had pictures of Ray Liotta on my wall. Along with Mike Patton, he was one of my heroes.”

― Derek Cianfrance

“I grew up Catholic, so I feel guilty about everything.”

― Derek Cianfrance

“I’m not one that really soaks up the limelight. I’m OK with kind of escaping it.”

― Derek Drouin

“I grew up really fast when I moved to England when I was 12 years old.”

― Derek Hough

“I’m born in Alaska, grew up in Colorado, went to college in Colorado, went to Colorado State, and I actually finished my degree.”

― Derek Theler

“I grew up in a place in which, if you learned poetry, you shouted it out. Boys would scream it out and perform it and do it and flourish it.”

― Derek Walcott

“My mother was a huge Steelers fan, so they were my team growing up.”

― Deron Williams

“I’m a British psychological illusionist, which is a term I made up, but I do these kind of mind-reading and psychological experiments. There’s nothing magical about it at all.”

― Derren Brown

“Hopefully, one day, I’ll be up there with Michael Jordan.”

― Deshaun Watson

“I grew up an Urban Meyer fan. I loved the way he coached, loved the way he did things.”

― Deshaun Watson

“I wish I could shut up, but I can’t, and I won’t.”

― Desmond Tutu

“For me, I grew up watching really good Detroit Pistons teams.”

― Devin Booker

“I grew up in the ’90s, so I’ve definitely resurrected many looks from my youth lately, including overalls, jelly shoes, and, of course, Doc Martens.”

― Devin Kelley

“Essentially, ‘Z2’ ended up feeling the way that it should, but it was through a considerable amount of trial and error that it took to get there.”

― Devin Townsend

“I guess I’m growing up in the film world.”

― Devon Sawa

“I don’t think I picked up a ‘Vogue’ until I was, like, 16.”

― Devon Windsor

“If you can’t play the blues… you might as well hang it up.”

― Dexter Gordon

“I’ve seen poverty up close until I was four or five.”

― Dhanush

“Neither one of my parents played sports at a very high level when they grew up in Nicaragua.”

― Diana Lopez

“I was brought up in this part of Detroit that they used to call the ghetto.”

― Diana Ross

“When I was growing up, I wanted to be a tennis player.”

― Diana Silvers

“I’m from Los Angeles. I grew up on the west side. I went to Pali High, Paul Revere, Country Canyon.”

― Diana Silvers

“Growing up, I was afraid of the dark.”

― Diana Silvers

“I had a quick ear and could pick up languages.”

― Diane Cilento

“I grew up in Boston.”

― Diane Guerrero

“I didn’t grow up watching a lot of TV.”

― Diane Kruger

“Our goals were and are to be sure that we set up DC Entertainment to be more integrated and more cooperative within DC as well as in Warner Bros.”

― Diane Nelson

“It’s freeing to not be caught up in your own personal baggage.”

― Diane Paulus

“Growing up I wanted to be a mixture of Audrey Hepburn and Lucille Ball. Apparently I told my mum when I was eight that I wanted to be an actor.”

― Dianna Agron

“I actually first picked up an ukulele before I picked up a guitar.”

― Dick Dale

“I used to surf up in Ventura County at Silver Strand; plus, I’ve played up there many times.”

― Dick Dale

“Folk music was out there. Clubs were springing up and they were hot with the college kids.”

― Dick Smothers

“I grew up in Danville, Illinois, right in the middle of the state.”

― Dick Van Dyke

“The ad revenues still go up because nothing dependably delivers the eyeballs that successful series do.”

― Dick Wolf

“’Seven Turns’ was a tough album because we knew that the critics would use it to determine whether or not we should have remained broken up.”

― Dickey Betts

“I’m sure you have arguments with your friends, but they don’t get printed up and magnified in the papers.”

― Dickey Betts

“All musicians and artists – we all got quirks that have to be put up with at certain times.”

― Dickey Betts

“I grew up in Nova Scotia, so there weren’t a whole lot of rules.”

― Diego Klattenhoff

“With creative people, truly new horizons open up.”

― Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau

“After that defeat by Joshua in 2015, I changed my trainer and teamed up with Mark Tibbs. I began working at Loughborough University.”

― Dillian Whyte

“I am careful with what I eat because that’s my job. If I had to plump up for a role, I would do it.”

― Dilshad Vadsaria

“For me, it’s Rihanna and Kim Kardashian who I always keep up with. They both have incredible style.”

― Dinah Jane

“’Bottled Up’ is so honest. It’s something we all can relate to.”

― Dinah Jane

“And I’ve never taken up a sport just because it was a social fad.”

― Dinah Shore

“At home, I relax by catching up with friends.”

― Dinesh Paliwal

“I seldom watch TV, but I often get caught up in cricket no matter what time they are on.”

― Dinesh Paliwal

“The point here is that I enjoyed singing. I enjoyed the rhythm of it. I grew up listening to Louis Prima, who was also rhythmic.”

― Dion DiMucci

“There were a lot of bad relationships that got very convoluted up at Columbia with me, what they expected from me.”

― Dion DiMucci

“I serve up the hits, and I enjoy doing it.”

― Dion DiMucci

“I wanted to be Anthony Hopkins and ended up being neither a film star nor having a career on the stage.”

― Dirk Benedict

“Growing up, my idols were Lucky Luke and Jolly Jumper. And Scottie Pippen.”

― Dirk Nowitzki

“As I grew up, I started practising gymnastics. I love dancing as well. So that keeps me fit.”

― Disha Patani

“I usually have a 13-hour workday. But at times, we get lucky when we wind up in 8 or 10 hours.”

― Divyanka Tripathi

“It is the press that has taken these charges and accusations and blown them up without any kind of skepticism whatsoever – blown them into realities and treated them as if they were true.”

― Dixie Lee Ray

“After momma gave birth to 12 of us kids, we put her up on a pedestal. It was mostly to keep Daddy away from her.”

― Dolly Parton

“’9 to 5 the Musical’ is perfect for anyone that’s ever wanted to string up their boss, which is almost all of us.”

― Dolly Parton

“I grew up around lots of men – my father, my brothers, my uncles – so I wasn’t intimidated by them.”

― Dolly Parton

“I usually get up at 3 A.M. I don’t require a lot of sleep, and if I get tired, I’ll take a powernap during the day.”

― Dolly Parton

“I don’t have maids or servants, and my husband and I love waking up early and going to the 24-hour supermarket when there is nobody else there.”

― Dolly Parton

“There’s a lot of rednecks in the country where I grew up.”

― Dolly Parton

“I appreciate someone who stands out and stands up for what he believes in, because that’s what I’m trying to do.”

― Dolph Ziggler

“Little kids who get picked on and bullied can relate to the Lucha Dragons, who are smaller, but they’re quick and exciting and never give up.”

― Dolph Ziggler

“It happens very rarely that your ears perk up about a certain project.”

― Dominic Cooper

“I grew up a massive Beatles fan.”

― Dominic Monaghan

“When Britain signed up to the European Convention and its later protocols, the words ‘universal suffrage’ were deleted from the ‘right to vote’ article.”

― Dominic Raab

“You’ve got to grab every opportunity that comes up.”

― Dominic West

“No, I don’t think ‘The Wire’ screwed up my career at all.”

― Dominic West

“I grew up in the United States.”

― Dominique de Villepin

“I had this sister that was born who was given up for adoption, and I never knew it.”

― Dominique Moceanu

“I grew up around a lot of artists and people passing through. I learned so much from them. I felt the safest with them – and the most endangered.”

― Domino Kirke

“We’d love to do Space Ace 3D. It has a lot of potential. But, it is really up to the publishers.”

― Don Bluth

“I was never exposed to a great deal of racism, but the Chicago I grew up in was very, very segregated.”

― Don Cornelius

“When you come up with a good idea, you don’t have to do a whole lot. The idea does it for you.”

― Don Cornelius

“When I throw a curve that hangs and it goes for a hit, I want to chew up my glove.”

― Don Drysdale

“I kiss grandmas because they’re clean. I haven’t picked anything up from a grandma yet.”

― Don Ho

“I grew up believing that I could be the president of the United States. I was told I could be whatever I wanted.”

― Don Lemon

“I grew up as a boy with aggression.”

― Don McCullin

“If something comes up I might write about it, but without an outlet the whole thing winds down.”

― Don McLean

“I grew up at 16 years old driving trucks across the George Washington Bridge.”

― Don Sherwood

“The young guys keep me motivated. Youngsters coming up behind me.”

― Donald Cerrone

“When I got picked up by the Tapout crew and was featured on their reality show, that really jumpstarted my career.”

― Donald Cerrone

“I took up scuba diving, and my next big thing is BASE jumping.”

― Donald Cerrone

“I’ve never pulled out of a fight, never not showed up to fight, so injured or not, I’m coming.”

― Donald Cerrone

“As an undergraduate, I had an opportunity to go on a number of archeological digs. So I had experience excavating, digging up remains of ancient Indian villages in the Midwest and in the Southwest.”

― Donald Johanson

“Going up the walls doing somersaults, that trick took a couple of days.”

― Donald O’Connor

“Arguments of convenience lack integrity and inevitably trip you up.”

― Donald Rumsfeld

“Reduce the number of lawyers. They are like beavers – they get in the middle of the stream and dam it up.”

― Donald Rumsfeld

“If in doubt, move decisions up to the President.”

― Donald Rumsfeld

“I grew up in Ditchling. It was an idyllic village at the foot of the South Downs. In those days, the village was full of artists and sculptors.”

― Donald Sinden

“By no means was it really teed up for him.”

― Donald T. Regan

“Russians make up a pretty disproportionate cross-section of a lot of our assets.”

― Donald Trump, Jr.

“I don’t want my kids growing up to be city kids.”

― Donald Trump, Jr.

“I’ve had to step up when I was Al Gore’s campaign manager. I had to make significant changes as we moved from Washington, D.C. to Tennessee.”

― Donna Brazile

“I was brought up Catholic, and my family is still very religious.”

― Donna Mills

“Sure, it is apparent that presidents are looking at polls, but they are also stepping up on issues. President Clinton stepped up on tobacco. He shaped the polls on the tobacco issue.”

― Donna Shalala

“The job of the novelist is to invent: to embroider, to color, to embellish, to make things up.”

― Donna Tartt

“It’s not hard to keep up the image we chose. It’s not hard to stay yourselves.”

― Donnie Wahlberg

“That Bears quarterback is no good. He’s washed up. He’s 30.”

― Donny Most

“My father brought me up to be a socialist.”

― Donovan

“Knitting is very conducive to thought. It is nice to knit a while, put down the needles, write a while, then take up the sock again.”

― Dorothy Day

“We cannot build up the idea of the apostolate of the laity without the foundation of the liturgy.”

― Dorothy Day

“We had cocktail parties and I’d stay up until 5 in the morning.”

― Dorothy Malone

“We play a very violent sport, and sometimes it leads to a lot of emotion, a lot of testosterone getting built up, and it comes out in various ways.”

― Doug Baldwin

“Sometimes opportunity knocks, but most of the time it sneaks up and then quietly steals away.”

― Doug Larson

“The movie I end up with is the movie I aspired to make.”

― Doug Liman

“It’s no secret that my process is a little bit loose and can be a little bit infuriating to a studio if they don’t know what they’re signing up for.”

― Doug Liman

“I’m not really in a rush to grow up.”

― Doug Liman

“I may not have gone where I intended to go, but I think I have ended up where I intended to be.”

― Douglas Adams

“I seldom end up where I wanted to go, but almost always end up where I need to be.”

― Douglas Adams

“It is a long revisionist road up from the bottom for George W. Bush. He is ranked toward the bottom rung of presidents.”

― Douglas Brinkley

“I’m not a historian who thinks Confederate memorials should be boarded up.”

― Douglas Brinkley

“When terrorists blew up the Marine barracks in Lebanon, Reagan was frustrated and furious, as Bush was after 9/11. But he didn’t stick us in a war in the Middle East with no exit.”

― Douglas Brinkley

“Dietz and Schwartz have sort of fallen by the wayside a little bit, and they are up there with Rodgers and Hart and Irving Berlin and Cole Porter. They are the finest of the revue composers – their stuff is so good and so strong.”

― Douglas Carter Beane

“If you’re raised Methodist, Catholicism is a bit of a workout. It’s sort of like you’re up, you’re down, you’re up, you’re down. It’s a continual hokey-pokey.”

― Douglas Carter Beane

“I keep vampire hours, going to bed at 2 A.M. and waking up at about 10:30-11 A.M.”

― Douglas Coupland

“When Donald Duck traded his wings for arms, was he trading up or trading down?”

― Douglas Coupland

“I grew up with three brothers, so nearly everything I had was destroyed or made fun of.”

― Douglas Coupland

“Growing old is not growing up.”

― Douglas Horton

“Margaret Thatcher, growing up in a bombed and battered Britain, derived a distrust which has grown with the years not just of Germany but of all continental Europe.”

― Douglas Hurd

“Immigration is the major issue everywhere, and even the countries where it isn’t the number one issue, it ends up becoming one.”

― Douglas Murray

“There’s a consistency in my work that pops up independent of the limitations of the technology.”

― Douglas Trumbull

“I was born in Chicago and grew up in the suburb of Evanston.”

― Douglas Wood

“Growing up in the north of Holland, I had a healthy and balanced diet.”

― Doutzen Kroes

“When I’m acting, I just come up with people I’ve known, and I stick with it.”

― Dove Cameron

“I am never going to give music up.”

― Dr. Dre

“I like nonsense; it wakes up the brain cells.”

― Dr. Seuss

“Leslie Nielsen was my favorite growing up; getting to work with him was amazing.”

― Drake Bell

“I grew up on Jerry Lewis and Abbot and Costello, the Marx Brothers.”

― Drake Bell

“I think my music speaks for itself – it backs me up.”

― Drake Bell

“I like to get up early in the morning and run.”

― Drake Bell

“I grew up on oldies like the Beatles and the Beach Boys, Led Zeppelin and The Who.”

― Drake Bell

“Four-men aren’t used to picking up guys pushing the ball in transition. Let alone, somebody getting the rebound and just busting.”

― Draymond Green

“I love the Cowboys in the early 90s. That was their heyday, winning all those Super bowls. Troy Aikman was a person I looked up to.”

― Drew Brees

“I grew up in Texas, obviously a huge football state.”

― Drew Brees

“I grew up in a haunted house, reading Dr. Seuss.”

― Drew Daywalt

“I was a big fan of Bret Hart growing up, and Shawn Michaels, the Undertaker, Triple H. I’ve probably drawn from them when I was younger.”

― Drew McIntyre

“The first ever VHS I ever owned, my brother and I, was WrestleMania VII. We watched that thing to bits – I think the tape chewed itself up.”

― Drew McIntyre

“I don’t mind walking guys as long as I don’t give up runs.”

― Drew Pomeranz

“Those folks out in the space suits are going to be getting beat up.”

― Duane G. Carey

“So, we have to get up and get pumped up for each day.”

― Duane G. Carey

“I came up in the punk rock scene of Seattle.”

― Duff McKagan

“Even up here on Vancouver on the weekends, I go work out in a studio space.”

― Dule Hill

“There was nothing exceptional about growing up as the son of a congressman.”

― Duncan D. Hunter

“I’m from Tullahoma, TN which is an hour south of Nashville, and I grew up and wanted to be like Garth Brooks, so I moved to Nashville when I was 18 to chase a dream.”

― Dustin Lynch

“I find it an effort to keep up appearances.”

― Dusty Springfield

“I’m not the Hollywood type. I’m not going to pack up my bags and let me move to Hollywood and stuff like that.”

― Dwight Henry

“In addition, I’m finishing a track for the movie ‘Waking Up In Reno’, but there are numerous other singers I look forward to recording with in the near future.”

― Dwight Yoakam

“I grew up in Chicago, and I understand what Michael Jordan symbolizes.”

― Dwyane Wade

“If I hadn’t done this I might have ended up digging the roads.”

― Dylan Moran

“One thing that’s coming up a lot is: are you as grumpy as you appear from this Black Books thing.”

― Dylan Moran

“I was very into New Order, Joy Division, all of that when I was younger. I had a lot of bootlegs that I saved up my pocket money to buy. I had all the obscure early EPs.”

― Dylan Moran

“I’m Irish, yeah, but I don’t need to get up on a soapbox about it.”

― Dylan Moran

“Growing up, I was in love with Jennifer Aniston from ‘Friends.’”

― Dylan O’Brien

“It’s a generational thing. It’d be great if some kids grew up with me as that Jason Bourne figure.”

― Dylan O’Brien

“I grew up all around the world, and when I settled in a suburb in America, I didn’t have any idea what I was supposed to wear.”

― Dylan Walsh

“I came up with a story and I wrote it.”

― E. L. James

“One thing I did was grow up as an ardent naturalist. I never grew out of my bug period.”

― E. O. Wilson

“I grew up as a Southern Baptist with strict adherence to the Bible, which I read as a youngster.”

― E. O. Wilson

“In my heart, I’m an Alabaman who went up north to work.”

― E. O. Wilson

“Nothing is so boring as having to keep up a deception.”

― E. V. Lucas

“By keeping the annuities, we could build up a national industry every years as big as the Shannon Scheme.”

― Eamon de Valera

“Coming up as a kid, I played middle linebacker and I was very bow-legged, and I wanted to be like the legendary Dick Butkus.”

― Earl Campbell

“Guys have to look up to somebody. Everybody needs to have their own role and somebody has to be the star.”

― Earl Monroe

“We tend to live up to our expectations.”

― Earl Nightingale

“I didn’t have a dad coming up. I didn’t have someone to be scared of.”

― Earl Sweatshirt

“I grew up in a scientific world, the son of a neurosurgeon.”

― Eben Alexander

“When I started to pick up the bass, it was purely by random chance.”

― Eberhard Weber

“Thinking fragments reality – it cuts it up into conceptual bits and pieces.”

― Eckhart Tolle

“In a way, ‘WALL-E’ had some of the same disturbing elements that ‘Up’ does.”

― Ed Asner

“In terms of comedians, I loved, growing up, Jonathan Winters, Sid Caesar, Jackie Gleason, Phil Silvers, Carol Burnett, all those people.”

― Ed O’Neill

“I’ve had horrible days where you wake up with a zit, and you have to film, and it’s terrible.”

― Ed Oxenbould

“Up until the end of the Bush Administration, there was indifference to the North Korean suffering under Kim Jong-Il.”

― Ed Royce

“I lined up with the Republicans because they were antitax, and I wanted to make a lot of money.”

― Ed Schultz

“The public has heard the stereotypical love songs a million times, and they’ve heard the stereotypical life-or-death songs millions of times. It’s good to mix it up a little bit.”

― Ed Sheeran

“Growing up, I was inspired by The Beatles and Bob Dylan. Damian Rice was a huge influence for me musically.”

― Ed Sheeran

“’Spawn’ was my favorite growing up, but I loved ‘X-Men’ and the ‘Hulk’ too.”

― Ed Skrein

“Many of the master chefs in the South, both the upper South as well as the deep South, were blacks and many of those people came here to Washington, D.C., and opened up establishments. Very, very few of them have survived. But they certainly were very prominent.”

― Ed Smith

“Every radish I ever pulled up seemed to have a mortgage attached to it.”

― Ed Wynn

“There’s a lot of guys in the UFC who are good at one thing, and they get matched up stylistically well.”

― Eddie Alvarez

“I boxed. I did track and field; I did basketball, football, any sport I was able to sign up for.”

― Eddie Alvarez

“They asked me to write it and zoomed me over there to do it. But they ended up sacking me.”

― Eddie Campbell

“I grew up in Europe, where the history comes from.”

― Eddie Izzard

“I’m younger than Rod Stewart and Bruce Springsteen, but I’m still getting up there in age.”

― Eddie Money

“Ninety percent of the people I grew up with didn’t succeed.”

― Eddie Perez

“I’ve made up my mind. I’ll take my court martial.”

― Eddie Slovik

“I grew up on a lot of early Beatles, DC5, Cream, Clapton, Page, Beck and Hendrix.”

― Eddie Van Halen

“So my one kid’s 4, my other kid’s 4 months, I’m 44, Barack Obama is the 44th president – it’s all lining up nicely here.”

― Eddie Vedder

“I grew up on Marvel and, like, ‘2000 AD.’”

― Edgar Wright

“I grew up on ‘Battle of the Planets.’”

― Edgar Wright

“Being the Rated-R Superstar, I have to live up to the reputation.”

― Edge

“With Undertaker and I, we only had one singles match leading up to WrestleMania XXIV, and we realized we had something. We knew going into WrestleMania it was going to be cool. And it was.”

― Edge

“I really enjoyed working with Rey Mysterio when we were up against Kurt Angle and Chris Benoit and The Guerreros.”

― Edge

“I wrestled my guys growing up. I’ve wrestled with Hulk Hogan. I’ve wrestled against Shawn Michaels. I’ve wrestled against Ric Flair.”

― Edge

“I grew up kind of a tomboy and I used to fight with all the neighborhood boys.”

― Edie Falco

“The difference between the denominational system and the public school system is all the difference between bolstering them up on the one hand and letting them alone of the other.”

― Edmund Barton

“When I was climbing, I built up a close relationship with the Sherpa people.”

― Edmund Hillary

“The Sherpas play a very important role in most mountaineering expeditions, and in fact many of them lead along the ridges and up to the summit.”

― Edmund Hillary

“The southern colonists were not preoccupied with their own historical significance and mostly did not bother even to make the records of births, marriages, and deaths that they required of themselves by law. Nor did they write accounts of what they were up to for the benefit of posterity.”

― Edmund Morgan

“I think the 19th century is an extraordinary period with a welling up of creativity and all kinds of experimentation and exploration going on at least until 1940.”

― Edmund Phelps

“Recollection is not something that I can summon up, it simply comes and I am the servant of it.”

― Edna O’Brien

“To sum up, what has been our policy? We looked for and found friends all throughout the world.”

― Eduard Shevardnadze

“I grew up segregated, but there was not much feeling of being shut out of anything.”

― Edward Brooke

“’Brothers McMullen’ would not be picked up for theatrical distribution now.”

― Edward Burns

“I grew up in an African household, so lots of chicken, lots of rice. We ate Jollof rice, a very West African dish.”

― Edward Enninful

“I grew up reading ‘British Vogue’ – I am so honoured and humbled to be taking up the mantle of editor.”

― Edward Enninful

“In Italy, on the breaking up of the Roman Empire, society might be said to be resolved into its original elements, – into hostile atoms, whose only movement was that of mutual repulsion.”

― Edward Everett

“I just kind of conjured them up out of my subconscious and put them in order of ascending peculiarity.”

― Edward Gorey

“I grew up on the golden age of children’s TV.”

― Edward Norton

“I tend to relate to a character in terms of the arc: what’s interesting is where he starts versus where he ends up.”

― Edward Norton

“Culture is not made up but something that evolves which is human.”

― Edward T. Hall

“From the lowest animals of which we can affirm intelligence up to man this type of intellect is found.”

― Edward Thorndike

“It’s an exaggeration to say that I came up with M-theory.”

― Edward Witten

“Regardless of any deviations, it was clear I was supposed to end up in math and physics.”

― Edward Witten

“We’ve suspended the willing suspension of disbelief. We have given up that relationship, that almost hypnotic engagement, with the characters up on the screen.”

― Edward Zwick

“I would say that ‘Schindler’s List,’ as powerful as it was, seemed to have continued with a particular iconography of victimization and passivity. That was the iconography with which I had grown up and to which I had grown accustomed.”

― Edward Zwick

“The desire to avoid meltdowns actually is one of the things that screws up live-action films.”

― Edwin Catmull

“A lot of the guys who played in the 1995 final for Ajax had been there since the age of 12 or 13. Patrick Kluivert and Edgar Davids had been there from age seven or eight, so I had a lot of catching up to do.”

― Edwin van der Sar

“’Napoleon Dynamite’ blew up my career.”

― Efren Ramirez

“There is no need to get caught up in any apocalyptic prophecies that have no basis in reality.”

― Ehud Olmert

“We must give up Arab neighborhoods in Jerusalem and return to the core of the territory that is the State of Israel prior to 1967, with minor corrections dictated by the reality created since then.”

― Ehud Olmert

“None of the people I grew up with had identity problems. We all had perfectly marvelous lives.”

― Eileen Ford

“We couldn’t afford to move, so we decided to start up a model agency.”

― Eileen Ford

“When we have relationships with animals, we often make up who they are.”

― Eileen Myles

“When I was growing up, I wanted passionately to be a physicist.”

― Eileen Pollack

“I’m a cat guy. I’m absolutely a cat guy. I grew up with cats.”

― El-P

“I definitely grew up on Garfield. I just loved his pessimism.”

― El-P

“I smoked, I drank, I did all the kicking my heels up type things, but I went to Mass on Sunday.”

― Elaine Stritch

“When the sun comes up, I have morals again.”

― Elayne Boosler

“Incredibly, almost every hotel I ever played in Vegas was blown up shortly afterward: The Dunes, The Sands, The Landmark, The Aladdin, The Frontier, The Hacienda, The Stardust – all were imploded.”

― Elayne Boosler

“There was a point when I almost gave up. I couldn’t feed myself. I couldn’t feed my pets.”

― Eleanor Mondale

“I’m 36 years old, and I’m growing up. Little by little.”

― Elena Anaya

“I did not use paint, I made myself up morally.”

― Eleonora Duse

“My plays are made up of long monologues, which is similar to prose working with the language.”

― Elfriede Jelinek

“If someone gets up and walks out of the movie, it means it’s really affected them.”

― Eli Roth

“If it was up to me, I would send the gay community, who insisted on celebrating in Jerusalem, to Sodom and Gomorrah.”

― Eli Yishai

“I was an outsider… but I was also sympathetic with people that were struggling to get up, because I struggled to get up.”

― Elia Kazan

“Anyone who has ever tried to plot a detective mystery knows that the hardest thing to come up with is motive.”

― Elif Batuman

“Men do not fail; they give up trying.”

― Elihu Root

“I grew up in a really small town: LaGrange, Georgia. There weren’t a lot of creative outlets there, so I did local castings.”

― Elijah Kelley

“I grew up with great relationships with my stepparents.”

― Elin Nordegren

“I have disappointed and failed to live up to the standard I expected of myself.”

― Eliot Spitzer

“I picked up the guitar when I was 4, and from then, I could never be bored.”

― Eliot Sumner

“Absence does not make the heart grow fonder, but it sure heats up the blood.”

― Elizabeth Ashley

“Who is ever adequate? We all create situations each other can’t live up to, then break our hearts at them because they don’t.”

― Elizabeth Bowen

“The problem is there is no such thing as a viable democracy made up of experts, zealots, politicians and spectators.”

― Elizabeth Coleman

“Growing up in an Italian family, you use a harsh tone and 10 minutes later everybody forgets about it.”

― Elizabeth Edwards

“I grew up in a Navy family.”

― Elizabeth Edwards

“I’m actually one of those people who get up energetic in the morning.”

― Elizabeth Edwards

“I’m part of a community that holds each other up, and it’s been great to be held up too.”

― Elizabeth Edwards

“I’m not going to launch a bikini business and then give up bikinis, am I?”

― Elizabeth Hurley

“I wasn’t brought up to be dazzled by money or fame.”

― Elizabeth Kostova

“When I was quite young, she was working in a hardware store, so I grew up knowing about hardware.”

― Elizabeth Moon

“I like the Beatles, of course, but that’s when I grew up.”

― Elizabeth Moon

“I think I’m finally growing up – and about time.”

― Elizabeth Taylor

“If Federal Reserve loans are subsidies, it doesn’t show up in the federal budget.”

― Elizabeth Warren

“I found out that I’d broken up with someone when I wasn’t even aware I was going out with them!”

― Ella Eyre

“I take up my make-up with Garnier’s Micellar and then exfoliate with a Kiehl’s exfoliating cream.”

― Ella Eyre

“Not everybody gets to wake up and do what they love.”

― Ella Mai

“That idea of escapism… these words could sum up my life.”

― Ella Maillart

“Growing up and working at the same time is difficult.”

― Ella Purnell

“Growing up, my dad was the ultimate person for open-mindedness.”

― Ella Woodward

“I grew up in a very conservative home.”

― Ellen DeGeneres

“True generosity is too frequently eaten up by prosperity and riches.”

― Ellen G. White

“God requires you individually to come up to the point, to make an entire surrender. Ye cannot serve God and mammon.”

― Ellen G. White

“I went up a pants size during my pregnancy.”

― Ellen Pompeo

“We don’t have to live up to our computer.”

― Ellen Ullman

“Now very often events are set up for photographers… The weddings are orchestrated about the photographers taking the picture, because if it hasn’t been photographed it doesn’t really exist.”

― Elliott Erwitt

“It was kind of ridiculous to carry it up to a certain point and then drop the ball or the bomb, like quitting the band right after we had signed to Virgin.”

― Elliott Smith

“It touches on drug use. I got caught up in that for almost two years.”

― Elliott Smith

“I’m a black belt in karate. I grew up on the outskirts of Paris, and it was rough.”

― Elodie Yung

“Simon Cowell and I are great friends, and we wind each other up. Rod Stewart and I do the same thing.”

― Elton John

“I grew up conservative because my mum was a conservative, and when I finally realized what conservatives were, I changed my mind immediately.”

― Elton John

“LACMA has the imprimatur of art, and that’s a big leg up.”

― Elvis Mitchell

“We seem to have set up some very arcane rules as to when it is actually OK to applaud.”

― Emanuel Ax

“The language has changed. When I grew up and watched the campaigns of John Kennedy, even with Richard Nixon, there was a lot higher level of civility. Now we describe a disagreement as an attack.”

― Emanuel Cleaver

“I grew up in Fall River, Massachusetts. My background was modest, and I worked at a Portuguese bakery in town.”

― Emeril Lagasse

“Mom ran the house, so we grew up Portuguese.”

― Emeril Lagasse

“Growing up in New England, being schooled and classically trained, it needed to shake, it needed to evolve.”

― Emeril Lagasse

“The thyroid cells take up iodine with particular avidity and are able to store it up in great quantities.”

― Emil Theodor Kocher

“The fundamental proposition of the apriorist theory is that knowledge is made up of two sorts of elements, which cannot be reduced into one another, and which are like two distinct layers superimposed one upon the other.”

― Emile Durkheim

“Divorce, splitting up a family, is a terrible thing.”

― Emily Atack

“I’m not saying I won’t get dolled up again, but I’m not going to worry about it all so much.”

― Emily Atack

“I have been brought up in an environment which was quite an exciting childhood.”

― Emily Atack

“I’m Sudafed-ed up, but it’s alright because I’m having to do this rather sultry scene, so maybe it’s OK that my voice is three octaves lower.”

― Emily Blunt

“Where you’re not allowed to be woken up by any outside sources, you wake up naturally.”

― Emily Deschanel

“I wake up early. At 6:30 A.M., I’m at my most optimistic.”

― Emily Mortimer

“I grew up with music definitely.”

― Emily Osment

“I grew up around strong women, and I love working with strong women.”

― Emily Osment

“Disney definitely sets up a fan base for you.”

― Emily Osment

“I suck at surfing. I can’t pull myself up.”

― Emily Ratajkowski

“I grew up in a town where there were no Muslims whatsoever, and there was not a lot of exposure.”

― Emily V. Gordon

“I grew up without a television. It meant that I read lots of books and entertained myself.”

― Emily Watson

“I love really, really deep, dark-as-Russia storylines. I love supernatural aspects. I grew up with ghost stories.”

― Emma Bell

“My family brought me up to be very respectful of people.”

― Emma Bunton

“Writers should be applauded for their ability to make things up.”

― Emma Donoghue

“I’ve always been religiously inclined, but it doesn’t come up in most of my books.”

― Emma Donoghue

“I wasn’t a part of any real clique at school but had a select few friends that I would open up to.”

― Emma Mackey

“Music moves my emotions because music loosens me up.”

― Emmanuel Jal

“I grew up in poverty. For 25 years I was fed on aid.”

― Emmanuel Jal

“I grew up around the Luxembourg Gardens, so I guess that is my best memory.”

― Emmanuelle Seigner

“It’s been a tremendous ride. My 15 years, my 15 minutes of fame, is up.”

― Emmitt Smith

“People come up to me… concerned… that I’ll reproduce.”

― Emo Philips

“I was 16 when I linked up with my manager – first person I ever auditioned for – and I’ve been in this ever since.”

― Emory Cohen

“Naughtiness is a part of growing up. It starts when you’re a toddler and never ends.”

― Engelbert Humperdinck

“If a player has been affected by racist chanting, then it is up to the officials to stop the game and make sure a message is read out to the supporters asking them to stop.”

― Eniola Aluko

“Rita Guarino is one of the best technical coaches I have had in my career – often she demonstrates a specific technique and shows the players up!”

― Eniola Aluko

“There was a theft! But, of course, if it was up to me, every two years I would win an Oscar.”

― Ennio Morricone

“When I’m in love, I wake up happy.”

― Enrique Iglesias

“Mexico cannot put up with this scenario of death and kidnapping.”

― Enrique Pena Nieto

“I would be up until 3 or 4 o’clock in the morning on nights I was facing a wall. Because when I walked into WWE, I was told I was going to be fired ten times because I’m the smallest guy around.”

― Enzo Amore

“I grew up a block away from Hell, and my pop-pop was a chef in Hell’s Kitchen.”

― Enzo Amore

“As a kid growing up, I did idolize Chris Jericho at one point.”

― Enzo Amore

“I grew up in Boca Raton, Florida – the worst place on earth.”

― Eric Andre

“I had zero exposure to creative in WCW up until 1993, 1994. Even then, I was at a distance.”

― Eric Bischoff

“I grew up playing in clubs – that’s my spiritual stomping ground.”

― Eric Clapton

“I pick up other people’s trash. I’m sort of obsessed.”

― Eric Close

“I’m an actor. I can’t afford to have a type. I love to mix it up.”

― Eric McCormack

“Wilberforce, because of his faith, stood up for African slaves. Bonhoeffer, because of his faith, stood up for Jews. That’s Christianity to me.”

― Eric Metaxas

“A lot of times I feel I probably would have ended up in a mental hospital if it weren’t for the structure that ‘Bones’ gave me.”

― Eric Millegan

“We have to speak up for those who can’t do it for themselves.”

― Eric Reid

“The workstation-class machines built by Sun and others opened up new worlds for hackers.”

― Eric S. Raymond

“Firstly, should we be selling and buying irradiated meat? I think that’s up to the consumer, ultimately. But the second point is, this irradiated meat should be clearly and unmistakably labeled as irradiated meat.”

― Eric Schlosser

“I’m a regular dude from Kansas who grew up with pigs and cows.”

― Eric Stonestreet

“When I had my first experiences of choral singing, the dissonance of those close harmonies was so exquisite that I would giggle or I would tear up, and I felt it in a physical way.”

― Eric Whitacre

“I’m pretty klutzy and I’ve always been, so I have to own up to it. It’s part of my charm!”

― Erica Durance

“As a Latino growing up in Spanish harlem, it’s not easy trying not to be hot-headed.”

― Erik Estrada

“I grew up in New York in an English-speaking environment.”

― Erik Estrada

“I grew up in Sudan and Kenya, and lived in both the rural and urban centers of both countries throughout my life.”

― Erik Hersman

“Cryptocurrencies allowed non-custodial exchange, without users having to sign up or create accounts.”

― Erik Voorhees

“I’m not straight up and down. I have curves.”

― Erika Christensen

“I went through this rebel period where I didn’t want to dress up.”

― Erika Christensen

“When you’re physically growing up, you develop emotionally with that.”

― Erin O’Connor

“Growing up, I had an insane crush on Neil Tennant of the Pet Shop Boys.”

― Erin O’Connor

“The only reason I would take up jogging is so that I could hear heavy breathing again.”

― Erma Bombeck

“Before you try to keep up with the Joneses, be sure they’re not trying to keep up with you.”

― Erma Bombeck

“Car designers are just going to have to come up with an automobile that outlasts the payments.”

― Erma Bombeck

“Growing up in rural Ohio, I knew my way around a double-wide pretty well.”

― Ernest Cline

“Atletico is a rival who will never give up.”

― Ernesto Valverde

“Bodies do not produce sensations, but complexes of elements (complexes of sensations) make up bodies.”

― Ernst Mach

“My advice to all interviewers is: Shut up and listen. It’s harder than it sounds.”

― Errol Morris

“When I become the undisputed champion of the world, then I’ll move up to 154.”

― Errol Spence Jr.

“I grew up listening to old soul.”

― Erykah Badu

“I grew up with an incredibly loving and supportive family that gave me the impression there were a lot of options for me out there.”

― Esperanza Spalding

“I was terrified of being a mum because I didn’t think I’d ever be grown up enough.”

― Essie Davis

“I grew up with a love of words.”

― Essie Davis

“When I was growing up, hip-hop was still a pretty specialised thing.”

― Estelle

“Reality really isn’t as dull as it’s cracked up to be.”

― Estelle

“Garage music came up when people weren’t paying attention.”

― Estelle

“I grew up in a house full of music. Everything from reggae and afro-beat to Zook and pop.”

― Estelle

“I grew up in a family of nine kids.”

― Estelle

“Kanye West is my older brother, an inspiring guy and someone who keeps pushing my level up further and further.”

― Estelle

“I ended up buying a restaurant. Already we had invested in a gas station and a metal products plant.”

― Esther Williams

“When I was growing up in the U.S. in the 1970s, 35-40% of an average nightly newscast focused on international stories.”

― Ethan Zuckerman

“Pope Francis reminds us of Pope John XXIII because both men share the same lack of self-consciousness, and neither needs to keep his guard up through the use of psychological defenses such as rationalization, projection or intellectualization.”

― Eugene Kennedy

“I grew up with three kids in the family, and it’s definitely a little extra tricky having that third kid.”

― Eva Amurri

“There are a lot of people on Instagram desperately trying to keep up with the Joneses.”

― Eva Chen

“I made up my mind to be an actress when I was 4 years old.”

― Eva Gabor

“I grew up close to my grandma.”

― Eva Gutowski

“Growing up, I was going to school for broadcast journalism. I wanted to be Oprah.”

― Eva Gutowski

“I grew up at ‘All My Children;’ I got married, had a daughter and made life-long friends there!”

― Eva LaRue

“Some of our stuff ends up looking too corporate. I’m going to be a lot stricter from now on.”

― Evan Dando

“The mint makes it first, it is up to you to make it last.”

― Evan Esar

“In the pie chart of my brain growing up, there’s a huge slice for ‘Ghostbusters.’”

― Evan Goldberg

“I was a big fan of all the ‘X-Men’ films growing up.”

― Evan Peters

“I have knitted before, but I gave that up.”

― Evan Peters

“I love the smell of vanilla, but I didn’t have perfumes growing up, so I wore vanilla extract.”

― Evan Rachel Wood

“I was brought up in a household where I was not allowed to take the Lord’s name in vain.”

― Evangeline Lilly

“I was nine years old when I made up my mind that that was what I definitely wanted to do.”

― Ewan McGregor

“You can’t really sit around when you’re sore. You’ve got to get up and work all that lactic acid out.”

― Ezekiel Elliott

“Every man eventually is backed up to the wall of faith, and there he must make his stand.”

― Ezra Taft Benson

“We didn’t have much money growing up, so we hopped around L.A. a lot in the ’70s, ’80s and ’90s. I’m very familiar with the shifting culture there.”

― F. Gary Gray

“I use the rules to frustrate the law. But I didn’t set up the ground rules.”

― F. Lee Bailey

“I am up to the speed of the Premier League, and that was what I was looking for.”

― Fabinho

“I never wanted to be an actor but ended up being one.”

― Fahadh Faasil

“I have grown up seeing success and failure.”

― Fahadh Faasil

“I grew up asking for everything under the sun for Christmas, but I knew I wasn’t going to get it all.”

― Faith Hill

“The fact that oversharing exists at all as a noteworthy notion is a relief, because I’m afraid that our younger generations could grow up having no idea what it even means to overshare.”

― Faith Salie

“Triple tonguing? It was sort of invented. It wasn’t in the script. It was something that I came up with.”

― Famke Janssen

“I fell in love with dressing myself up.”

― Fan Bingbing

“With the people, for the people, by the people. I crack up when I hear it; I say, with the handful, for the handful, by the handful, cause that’s what really happens.”

― Fannie Lou Hamer

“Have a little faith. Don’t give up.”

― Fantasia Barrino

“I grew up with ‘Star Trek,’ so to get to do anything in it was fun for me.”

― Faran Tahir

“I grew up in this world where everything seemed possible.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“If a senator calls me up and asks me what should we do in Iraq, I’m happy to talk to him.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“I grew up in Mumbai.”

― Fareed Zakaria

“I think all kids are rebellious. It’s a part of growing up.”

― Farhan Akhtar

“I grew up pretty much with nothing.”

― Fat Joe

“I was about to give up acting when I got the call about being short-listed for ‘Dangal.’”

― Fatima Sana Shaikh

“I’ve grown up watching cinema from around the world, and there are films that have scenes that are far steamier than what we are required to do on screen.”

― Fawad Khan

“I don’t get wrapped up in technique and the like.”

― Fay Godwin

“I never pass up the chance to shop at vintage stores.”

― Fei Fei Sun

“I love sitcoms, and I grew up on sitcoms. That’s my tasty junk food.”

― Felicia Day

“I’m very persistent; I know the Internet very well, because I grew up on the Internet. I had Internet when there was just dial-up, and the Internet was my social outlet.”

― Felicia Day

“I go to bed when the kids go to bed because I get up when they get up at 5.”

― Felicity Huffman

“I have to wear two sports bras when I do my cardio. It takes a lot to hold these puppies up!”

― Fergie

“Once I come up with the concept, the rest of the song just comes.”

― Fetty Wap

“I try to keep the ball up to the bat, and I usually get the ball to outswing, so I get wickets like that.”

― Fidel Edwards

“To disclose too much of one’s inventions and achievements is one and the same thing as to give up the fruit of one’s ingenuity.”

― Filippo Brunelleschi

“I found, going to Japan, working in the dojos, brushing up on the fundamentals, that’s where I really mastered what I was doing.”

― Finn Balor

“I’ve always got a couple of tricks up my sleeve.”

― Finn Balor

“There were songs I would write about breaking up with somebody before I broke up with them, months and months before I broke up with them.”

― Fiona Apple

“When something comes up, and it’s interesting, and I have the time, I’ll do it.”

― Flea

“I started playing trumpet when I was 11 years old. All I wanted to be was a jazz trumpet player when I grew up.”

― Flea

“I grew up being terrified of my parents, particularly my father figures.”

― Flea

“If I could marry my motorcycle, I’d roll her right up to the altar.”

― Flip Wilson

“The cost of living is going up and the chance of living is going down.”

― Flip Wilson

“Growing up in my household with seven women, I’d hear all types of music.”

― Flo Rida

“I grew up in a very large, poor family.”

― Florence Henderson

“I grew up in a very loud and dramatic household, and we loved being in the spotlight.”

― Florence Pugh

“I do like a bit of danger. Guns, cars, running, bullets. I’m up for it.”

― Florence Pugh

“Music can tear me up inside.”

― Florence Welch

“Conor McGregor is a tough competitor. He proved throughout the years in the UFC that he can fight standing up.”

― Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

“I’ll back up anything my dad says.”

― Floyd Mayweather, Jr.

“My cerebral cortex, the gray matter that MIT neuroscientist Steven Pinker likens to ‘a large sheet of two-dimensional tissue that has been wadded up to fit inside the spherical skull,’ is riddled instead of whole.”

― Floyd Skloot

“I’m a really heavy sleeper. When I wake up I’m a terrible morning person.”

― Flume

“I started as a teenager going up on commercials.”

― Fran Drescher

“Now I have a deal with Swarovski! Growing up, my grandma, mum, and I collected the crystals, so that is really incredible.”

― Fran Kirby

“I mean, horror films in general put humans in these awful supernatural or horrible situations, but ‘Cabin In The Woods’ cranks it up a few notches and becomes outrageous and totally bizarre.”

― Fran Kranz

“Mangroves, salt marshes and sea grass lock away carbon at up to five times the rate of tropical forests.”

― Frances Beinecke

“If you grow up in Germantown, Pennsylvania, as I did, 5:30 means 5:30.”

― Frances Hesselbein

“We can’t all wake up and know everything.”

― Franchesca Ramsey

“There is a method in man’s wickedness; it grows up by degrees.”

― Francis Beaumont

“No one person can possibly combine all the elements supposed to make up what everyone means by friendship.”

― Francis Marion Crawford

“Yes, I would have rather finished up in Pittsburgh.”

― Franco Harris

“I have an interest in spirituality, and it opens up so many different areas of Indian life.”

― Francois Gautier

“I wanted to be a make up artist. I did it, and the road that I took was quite good.”

― Francois Nars

“I would find myself in these photo shoots with models and makeup, and I got swept up in it all.”

― Francois Nars

“I always knew I’d get caught sooner or later. And I knew I would end up going to prison.”

― Frank Abagnale

“So I rang up British Telecom, I said ‘I want to report a nuisance caller’, he said ‘Not you again’.”

― Frank Carson

“Nowadays, of course, flesh peddlers and scouting services identify the best athletes when they are still in junior high. Prospects are not allowed to sneak up on us.”

― Frank Deford

“If I’d grown up in Sao Paulo, I’m sure I would’ve been a great soccer fan.”

― Frank Deford

“Although I grew up around movies, I don’t know that I assumed I was going to be an actor.”

― Frank Dillane

“I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs.”

― Frank Langella

“If it keeps up, man will atrophy all his limbs but the push-button finger.”

― Frank Lloyd Wright

“So many times I wanted to go to Auschwitz, but I couldn’t take up the courage to go there.”

― Frank Lowy

“There were a number of houses. When we first arrived in Limerick, it was a one-room affair with most of it taken up with a bed.”

― Frank McCourt

“The Gospel can stand up to scrutiny.”

― Frank Peretti

“I hear a lot of, ‘I’m a writer because of you.’ It’s not a bad feeling, but it sneaks up on you. You don’t ask for it.”

― Frank Peretti

“I grew up in Washington, D.C. But also loving the theater.”

― Frank Rich

“’Up in the Air’ is not a political movie. It won’t be mistaken for either a Michael Moore or Any Rand polemic on capitalism.”

― Frank Rich

“Most people wouldn’t know music if it came up and bit them on the ass.”

― Frank Zappa

“I grew up beyond proud – we didn’t have much, but we had a lot of love.”

― Frankie Valli

“Where I grew up, in New Jersey, there was a lot of organised crime activity. It was a part of life.”

― Frankie Valli

“They flooded liquidity in the marketplace but the mortgage rate is based much more on expectations of inflation. So if the average investor believes that there is inflation coming, they’ll move that rate up.”

― Franklin Raines

“The European Union should come up with a solid plan to help especially Poland and Slovakia make this transition away from coal.”

― Frans Timmermans

“Then, all of a sudden, he stopped and nobody heard from him or got a response to orders. At this point Rod Walker looked him up and found he was living in a commune and seemed to be dropping out of the hobby.”

― Fred Davis

“I got to know Gore Vidal quite well, up front and personal: his magnificent strengths and his appalling, almost other-worldly weaknesses.”

― Fred Kaplan

“When I played Little League, I looked up to the big leaguers, too, and collected their baseball cards.”

― Freddie Freeman

“Growing up in California, I grew up a JT Snow fan.”

― Freddie Freeman

“I grew up an Angels fan.”

― Freddie Freeman

“I love Lil Wayne. I grew up on the Hot Boyz.”

― Freddie Gibbs

“I grew up on N.W.A., Geto Boys. My dad was listening to that.”

― Freddie Gibbs

“I had heard Ornette a couple of times, but I didn’t really know where he was coming from until we started the record and it was beautiful, Fred. It opened up my mind.”

― Freddie Hubbard

“My mum had me brought up by nannies and governesses. I didn’t have much to do with my parents until I was 21.”

― Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark

“Stories where the author has known very little, but run a computer program that tells him how to construct a planet, and looked up specific things about rocketry and so on, really suck.”

― Frederik Pohl

“I grew up playing soccer with the boys – quite far from reading magazines.”

― Freja Beha Erichsen

“All of my music teachers gave up on me one by one because I couldn’t read music.”

― Freya Ridings

“About 1930, our laboratory had obtained a large concave grating and set it up in a Runge-Paschen mounting.”

― Frits Zernike

“The melodies I come up with, they’re not normal.”

― Future

“I don’t even talk about being locked up in any of my songs.”

― Future

“I’ve got some growing up to do.”

― G-Eazy

“I grew up in Oakland and Berkeley, California.”

― G-Eazy

“I grew up watching Kobe Bryant.”

― G-Eazy

“I grew up with the Pack. When they released ‘Vans,’ it was a seeing-is-believing moment.”

― G-Eazy

“I grew up in Oakland, California, and there was a really active scene in the Bay Area. Everyone else knew it as the ‘Hyphy Movement’ of Mac Dre, E-40, and The Pack.”

― G-Eazy

“I love listening to Lil’ Wayne, Drake, and Eminem to get me fired up!”

― Gabby Douglas

“I grew up very quickly because of the difficulties and responsibilities that I have always had.”

― Gabriel Jesus

“But a science is exact to the extent that its method measures up to and is adequate to its object.”

― Gabriel Marcel

“You slam the bottom and either walk away or suck it up and get through it.”

― Gabrielle Reece

“I’m the kind of person whose clothes are all hung up and color-coordinated, to the point where my whites don’t touch my creams.”

― Gabrielle Union

“Everybody I grew up with has incredible self-confidence and self-assurance. We were all loud, outspoken, wild kids and were celebrated for it.”

― Gaby Hoffmann

“The capacity for humans to come up with ever-increasingly granular in-group versus out-group demarcations is truly breathtaking.”

― Gad Saad

“I grew up with a lot of exiles from Chile, Mexico, Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Colombia – I grew up with them, and I gained a family; I gained friends.”

― Gael Garcia Bernal

“When kids my age were picking up toy cars, I used to buy toy guns.”

― Gagan Narang

“I never read my press when I was competing. I never got caught up in what I was doing at that moment.”

― Gail Devers

“I grew up around old stuff that was not necessarily valuable, but certainly unusual.”

― Gail Z. Martin

“It is so important for girls and boys to have a female, strong superhero to look up to.”

― Gal Gadot

“Growing up, I was a dancer. I wanted to be a choreographer.”

― Gal Gadot

“Jay Cutler, he’s a fine quarterback, but I think at times he gets a little nicked up.”

― Gale Sayers

“I was always following my brothers. If my brothers hadn’t played, I never would have picked up a racket. Tennis isn’t the most popular sport in Venezuela.”

― Garbine Muguruza

“When I was young, I looked up to Martina Hingis.”

― Garbine Muguruza

“My parents split up when I was 3 years old, and I lived with my mother.”

― Garcelle Beauvais

“The one player I have looked up to since I was a kid is Ryan Giggs.”

― Gareth Bale

“I grew up on a farm where we had one radio station and it was all country.”

― Garrett Hedlund

“I hear a little firecracker go off when you come up with a good rhyme.”

― Garrison Keillor

“I never got beaten up, because I was a wisecracking jokester. I could make a bully laugh before he delivered a punch.”

― Garry Marshall

“I’m still passionately interested in what my fellow humans are up to. For me, a day spent monitoring the passing parade is a day well-spent.”

― Garry Trudeau

“I found that not having a public profile was not hurting the work, and it freed me up to be the satirist I wanted to be.”

― Garry Trudeau

“Don’t change a thing. That’s one of the best gimmicks a band could ever come up with.”

― Garth Brooks

“I grew up in a university town in eastern North Carolina – what’s called Tobacco Road. It was very rural.”

― Garth Risk Hallberg

“I consider myself a Texan. I grew up in Texas and Oklahoma.”

― Gary Busey

“When people don’t get enough information, they make it up.”

― Gary Cherone

“When you make a movie, it’s up to so many things and so many people.”

― Gary Cole

“I grew up with Apocalypse Now and Badlands, so I had a real awe thing going.”

― Gary Cole

“I liked ‘Diff’rent Strokes’ up until about the last three or four years. I was bored.”

― Gary Coleman

“I’m very intolerant and I get fed up with people easily.”

― Gary Numan

“In a complex and troubling world, who wouldn’t want to simplify? Everybody does. Everybody wants to simplify and put up a picket fence.”

― Gary Ross

“I was an outsider as a kid, and I grew up around a lot of violence.”

― Gary Sherman

“When Corporate America finds a Jayson Blair in its midst, the standard operating procedure is to circle the wagons and deny that any form of liability extends up the chain of command.”

― Gary Weiss

“I come from Kansas; we’re steak-and-potato boys. I grew up on meat.”

― Gary Woodland

“I could handle the basketball but I wasn’t quick enough to move defensively. Offensively, I was fine. I could get around, I could do stuff, but defensively I wasn’t quick enough. I couldn’t keep up. That was the biggest thing. And that was at the Division II level.”

― Gary Woodland

“Obviously, if you make birdies, you can move up quickly.”

― Gary Woodland

“Mundra Port remains committed towards setting up of world-class port infrastructure and facilities in India.”

― Gautam Adani

“I took a lot of time to open myself up to taking chances musically.”

― Gavin DeGraw

“I think all indie filmmakers should just give up on distribution.”

― Gavin McInnes

“We have rules that no longer are relevant to the world we’re living in. Our regulatory system can’t keep up.”

― Gavin Newsom

“I could come up with 50 stories that I am thinking about.”

― Gay Talese

“I grew up in an all-white community.”

― Gayle King

“Archery is something that I took up later and didn’t know I had a natural aptitude for.”

― Geena Davis

“It’s really important for boys to see that girls take up half of the planet – which we do.”

― Geena Davis

“Somebody warned me early on to be very careful about brushing up against the chocolate.”

― Geena Davis

“I’ve always looked up to him, even though he is shorter.”

― Geena Davis

“Film roles really did start to dry up when I got into my 40s.”

― Geena Davis

“I never picked a bass up before Sabbath started.”

― Geezer Butler

“I actually had a cockney accent before I went to drama school. It’s softened up a bit.”

― Gemma Arterton

“I was given a lot of homework: I had to practise ironing as a synth, practise washing up as a synth, cooking a meal as a synth. It’s definitely the most prep I’ve had to do for a role.”

― Gemma Chan

“My children are the reason I laugh, smile and want to get up every morning.”

― Gena Lee Nolin

“It was later in life when I found out that I had thyroid issues and gained a ton of weight. I got up to 200 pounds.”

― Gena Lee Nolin

“Ultimately, refiners, like all of us, are going to have to clean up their emissions.”

― Gene Green

“When I was growing up, I did go to the arcade. We had a neighborhood arcade, and my friends and I would go fairly regularly.”

― Gene Luen Yang

“Dwayne McDuffie was one of my favorite writers. When I was growing up, he was one of the few African Americans working in American comics.”

― Gene Luen Yang

“My departure from Hollywood was described as a walk-out. No one understood that I was cracking up.”

― Gene Tierney

“I was fine when it came to cheering up others, not so fine with myself.”

― Gene Tierney

“I used up every cent I earned as an actress.”

― Gene Tierney

“I hole up now and then and do nothing for days but read.”

― Gene Tierney

“I’m a very big Notorious B.I.G. fan and I do an imitation of him that always cracks everybody up.”

― Gene Ween

“Following ‘Urumi,’ I did get a lot of offers from Malayalam, but frankly, managing films in several industries can become a little hectic. So I decided not to take them up.”

― Genelia D’Souza

“I put my comics that are really valuable into regular mylar because I like to look at them. Once they’re in those clam shell boxes, they’re impossible to open up.”

― Geoff Johns

“There are athletes and celebrities that are out there and they Twitter and they constantly try to drum up press because they’re narcissists.”

― Geoff Stults

“I got fed up with academia and decided I would rather be a carpenter.”

― Geoffrey Hinton

“The most realistic blood I’ve seen is when Marlon Brando gets beat up in On The Waterfront.”

― George A. Romero

“I expect a zombie to show up on ‘Sesame Street’ soon, teaching kids to count.”

― George A. Romero

“Anybody who tunes into Rush Limabaugh already knows what he’s going to say and is already inclined to agree. So it winds up creating tribes.”

― George A. Romero

“The seasons come up undisturbed by crime and war.”

― George A. Smith

“Only the more rugged mortals should attempt to keep up with current literature.”

― George Ade

“I want to be all used up when I die.”

― George Bernard Shaw

“Everything that goes up must come down. But there comes a time when not everything that’s down can come up.”

― George Burns

“There is no question you get pumped up by the recognition. Then a self-loathing sets in when you realise you’re enjoying it.”

― George C. Scott

“There is a strange kind of parental pride when ‘Topdog’ ends up on Broadway, or ‘Elaine Stritch.’”

― George C. Wolfe

“Broadway was very vital back in the ’20s. There were probably close to hundreds of productions that opened up through the course of the year and through the course of a Broadway season.”

― George C. Wolfe

“I’ve been trying to pick up painting but it’s hard.”

― George Eads

“The finest language is mostly made up of simple unimposing words.”

― George Eliot

“Knowledge slowly builds up what Ignorance in an hour pulls down.”

― George Eliot

“Hostesses who entertain much must make up their parties as ministers make up their cabinets, on grounds other than personal liking.”

― George Eliot

“I get up in the morning looking for an adventure.”

― George Foreman

“Sonny Liston stood up to me and actually made me give ground. No one has ever done that to me before or since.”

― George Foreman

“Every paleontologist knows that most new species, genera, and families, and that nearly all categories above the level of family appear in the record suddenly and are not led up to by known, gradual, completely continuous transitional sequences.”

― George Gaylord Simpson

“At the point we finished ‘Abbey Road,’ the game was up. We all accepted that.”

― George Harrison

“To be interested in the public good we must be disinterested, that is, not interested in goods in which our personal selves are wrapped up.”

― George Herbert Mead

“So my father grew up in an orphanage in Boston. He was then adopted by an elderly childless couple from Maine, who gave him the name of Mitchell. He moved to Maine, and there he met my mother and was married.”

― George J. Mitchell

“If you’re working, and you’re not trying to be great, give up.”

― George Lois

“It was the money from ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Jaws’ that allowed the theaters to build their multiplexes, which allowed an opening up of screens.”

― George Lucas

“Political correctness is about denial, usually in the weasel circumlocutory jargon which distorts and evades and seldom stands up to honest analysis.”

― George MacDonald Fraser

“I seem to have a bit of a knack for accents; I can pick them up quick enough.”

― George MacKay

“There is no such thing as a ‘self-made’ man. We are made up of thousands of others.”

― George Matthew Adams

“I spent years growing up being told what my sexuality was.”

― George Michael

“It’s only when the kids are in their late twenties that families really face up to what they are.”

― George Michael

“I have to believe that somebody up there thinks I’ve still got some work to do.”

― George Michael

“The atom bombs are piling up in the factories, the police are prowling through the cities, the lies are streaming from the loudspeakers, but the earth is still going round the sun.”

― George Orwell

“One cannot really be a Catholic and grown up.”

― George Orwell

“For families flying out of the U.K. for a winter getaway, airports should be the ideal place to pick up a bargain.”

― George Osborne

“To simply argue that public spending must always go up and never be cut is irresponsible.”

― George Osborne

“I am not a pure fiction writer, nor am I an academic writer. Somehow I ended up in this blended area of literary journalism.”

― George Packer

“I live in a bigger house, but I still live in the neighbourhood I grew up in.”

― George Pelecanos

“I love fantasy. I grew up reading fantasy.”

― George R. R. Martin

“Periods of tranquillity are seldom prolific of creative achievement. Mankind has to be stirred up.”

― George Santayana

“Irony is just honesty with the volume cranked up.”

― George Saunders

“I was trained in seismic prospecting. We’d drill a deep hole and put dynamite in the bottom and blow it up remotely, which would give you a cross-sectional picture of the subsurface, which tells you where to drill.”

― George Saunders

“I’m George Takei, and I’m straight… up asking you to vote.”

― George Takei

“I’m in this business to make films, not get deluded by the system. The system is set up to give you a headache.”

― George Tillman, Jr.

“I grew up in the countryside, in literally the middle of nowhere. We had one neighbor and a lot of sheep.”

― Georgia King

“When I do club appearances, it’s girls who come up and get their photos taken with me, not just guys.”

― Georgia Salpa

“We were at Pye Studios for half an hour so we set the gear up and we did two tracks. A month later we found out it was selling thirty thousand copies a day.”

― Georgie Fame

“I broke up the band in the office in Gerrard Street.”

― Georgie Fame

“The best way to navigate through life is to give up all of our controls.”

― Gerald Jampolsky

“I was born in Santa Monica but brought up abroad so I don’t use English much.”

― Geraldine Chaplin

“When I was growing up in Newcastle, there was one other Indian girl, and we got confused for each other constantly.”

― Geraldine Viswanathan

“The courage in journalism is sticking up for the unpopular, not the popular.”

― Geraldo Rivera

“I was getting to bed about 10 P.M. so wound up and not getting to sleep by 11, and because I was putting the prosthetics on for five hours, I had to be up at 3 in the morning.”

― Gerard Butler

“Freddie Mercury, to me, was probably the most important frontman to me growing up.”

― Gerard Way

“If was, increased by a lack of railways in Russia – for bringing up supplies to our advancing troops.”

― Gerd von Rundstedt

“I was brought up as a physicist.”

― Gerhard Herzberg

“I prefer, in a word, the republican system, because it comes up more nearly to God’s system.”

― Gerrit Smith

“I was a left hooker, and I loved hooking. I also really liked to jab and mix it up right away.”

― Gerry Cooney

“When you bottom out, you have to stand up and get going again.”

― Gerry Cooney

“Anytime somebody climbs up those steps into the ring, they have a heart.”

― Gerry Cooney

“So I played alto for quite a while until I saved up the money for the baritone.”

― Gerry Mulligan

“Private equity does pay very well, and my counterparts, guys that I grew up with who are still working at a number of firms, all make a lot of money.”

― Gerry Schwartz

“I’m Italian, so I need to get someone to wax my eyebrows, but I’m not so good at keeping it up.”

― Gia Coppola

“I got my GED my senior year and ended up taking community college classes before I transferred to Bard.”

― Gia Coppola

“I grew up in the kitchen, mostly with my grandfather, my mother and my aunt Raffy.”

― Giada De Laurentiis

“As long as you don’t fold up and curl up into a ball, you’ll be all right.”

― Giancarlo Stanton

“When LeBron came into the league, I was 9 years old. So I grew up watching him play.”

― Giannis Antetokounmpo

“DC used to print up all of their pages, they were the only company that did it.”

― Gil Kane

“Well, I grew up on the blues, man!”

― Gil Scott-Heron

“I’d like to have a kid, but I’d probably get a Frank Sinatra Jr. instead of a Gilbert Gottfried Jr. I’d totally screw up like that.”

― Gilbert Gottfried

“I’ve never been one of those who wanted to fill my calendar up 90 percent of the time.”

― Gilbert Gottfried

“The higher Greek poetry did not make up fictitious plots; its business was to express the heroic saga, the myths.”

― Gilbert Murray

“Since hydrogen is a constituent of most of our electrolytic solvents, the definition of an acid or base as a substance which gives up or takes up hydrogen ion would be more general than the one we used before, but it would not be universal.”

― Gilbert Newton Lewis

“I can goof around with other people right up to when we shoot.”

― Gillian Anderson

“Boys are lacking in female skills, dropping out of schools and ending up in jails and unemployed because they lack these skills.”

― Gillian Armstrong

“I grew up in a house full of books.”

― Gillian Flynn

“I am very up front about about my inability to pronounce things correctly.”

― Gillian Jacobs

“It’s a really fun thing to do, dressing up.”

― Ginevra Elkann

“I grew up a ‘Ginger,’ and I liked having a somewhat unique name.”

― Ginger Zee

“Growing up in Memphis, I have always admired St. Jude’s for the magnificent work they do.”

― Ginnifer Goodwin

“It’s not just we Italians who are caught up in the difficulty.”

― Giorgio Napolitano

“Leaving the euro was never up for discussion. It is not up for discussion.”

― Giuseppe Conte

“We will seek… to set up an automatic, obligatory system to redistribute asylum-seekers.”

― Giuseppe Conte

“That’s what we grew up with – the good songs, the good lyrics, the good big-band stuff. I miss that era.”

― Glen Campbell

“What guy didn’t want to be an astronaut growing up?”

― Glen Powell

“Political Correctness doesn’t change us, it shuts us up.”

― Glenn Beck

“I didn’t really fight with any of my older brothers. Mostly just Rob. Basically, all the memories I have are getting beaten up by him.”

― Glenn Gronkowski

“I have no problem lining up running back, tight end, or fullback.”

― Glenn Gronkowski

“I was mainly a blocker in college. I mainly lined up in the backfield at fullback.”

― Glenn Gronkowski

“I worry all the time that we’re going to screw up a customer’s offer.”

― Glenn Kelman

“It’s an artist’s job to always have their antennas up.”

― Glenn Ligon

“We are not living up to Thomas Jefferson’s idea of what a trial by jury means.”

― Glenne Headly

“The electoral system is not where change starts – it usually starts in communities and from the bottom up – but it is where change can be stopped.”

― Gloria Steinem

“I quit after my seven-year contract with Universal was up. I quit for 33 years.”

― Gloria Stuart

“I come from a very big family, and I grew up in restaurants.”

― Gloria Votsis

“I’ll bike up the mountain, or I’ll do Pilates or spin.”

― Goldie Hawn

“I didn’t really want to be a movie star. I thought they were so screwed up!”

― Goldie Hawn

“I’m not going to retire until I win the NWA World Heavyweight Title, the same belt my dad had. I’m going to win that title before I hang it up.”

― Goldust

“Bread and football – that’s how I grew up.”

― Gonzalo Higuain

“If a great part comes up and the guy’s meant to have an Eastern European accent, great; but if it’s a bad part I won’t take it.”

― Goran Visnjic

“It’s been said that, while growing up, I ate meals with my skates on. It’s true.”

― Gordie Howe

“Growing up, I probably raised a bit more hell than I should have.”

― Gordie Howe

“I came up from a difficult background.”

― Gordon Ramsay

“I grew up in a funny way.”

― Gordon Ramsay

“When the franc was in danger of collapsing in 1956, it was the Americans who propped it up and their reward was to be insulted and swindled on the streets of Paris. I was there. I saw it.”

― Gordon Sinclair

“In August 1961, I visited President Kennedy at Hyannis Port. The Berlin Wall was going up, and he was about to begin a huge military buildup – reluctantly, or so he said, as he puffed on a cigar liberated by a friend from Castro’s Cuba.”

― Gore Vidal

“By God’s grace, ‘Abhinay Chakra’ has shaped up very well.”

― Govinda

“I’ve spent some time in Edinburgh before. I used to go up there to busk and actually went to the Fringe a few times as a teenager with my cello.”

― Grace Chatto

“I wanted to be an Olympic swimmer when I was growing up.”

― Grace Gummer

“I grew up in Kilmichael, Mississippi. It’s a dot on the map 100 miles north of Jackson.”

― Grace Hightower

“My brother used to get beaten up all the time because he was very effeminate.”

― Grace Jones

“I came from a very strict background, and didn’t hear any Jamaican music when I was growing up.”

― Grace Jones

“Rock n’ roll can get quite overwhelming. You can get caught up in the cycle.”

― Grace Jones

“Underlings look up to the boss for behavioral cues, subtle signs, hints and gestures.”

― Grace Poe

“Ever since I was a little girl, I loved dressing up.”

― Grace Potter

“As a ski bum and someone who came up in a ski bum family, I understand the essence of what Colorado is all about.”

― Grace Potter

“Ever since I was a kid, I might have been eleven or twelve. I’d be telling anyone who would listen that when I grew up, I wanted to be an artist.”

― Graeme Base

“Dressing up as decrepit old ladies, and even decrepit young ladies, was one of our staples.”

― Graham Chapman

“I suppose my little Martin acoustic guitar is quickly becoming a prize possession. It’s a lovely guitar. I bought it at the Cambridge Folk Festival in 2001 before I had cleaned up.”

― Graham Coxon

“When I was growing up, golf was the geeky sport. No one really wanted to be associated with it.”

― Graham DeLaet

“I grew up before computers. Computers are changing things, not all for the good.”

― Graham Hawkes

“I’d rather you didn’t talk, but it’s up to you.”

― Graham Kennedy

“By the new year of 1994, it had grown up into Inform 4 and could produce games twice as large.”

― Graham Nelson

“I loved Lucille Ball growing up.”

― Graham Norton

“Here at Basel is where I made my first professional steps. I came up and grew up through the FC Basel school.”

― Granit Xhaka

“I grew up in Queensland, and my dad was a tradesman and my mum an insurance agent, both self-employed.”

― Grant Bowler

“I grew up in Northern California, so the hippies were still around. My father and mother were very Republican, very strait-laced and very uptight, but my uncles were hippies.”

― Grant Show

“Showing up in the lives of children is everything.”

― Greg Boyle

“I kinda don’t do guilt. I gave it up for Lent years ago.”

― Greg Boyle

“Our Second Amendment rights are not up for negotiation.”

― Greg Gianforte

“As the Internet has sped up the consumer experience, customer expectations are higher.”

― Greg Gianforte

“For trance music to be good, it has to sneak up on you.”

― Greg Gutfeld

“Generally, I don’t bother trying to keep up with prolific bands – but Thee Oh Sees demand it.”

― Greg Gutfeld

“You can’t be in a bubble being a producer. You have to keep up on what’s happening at all times.”

― Greg Kurstin

“I grew up with the Beatles and they are still to this day my top band played in my iTunes.”

― Greg Laswell

“Obviously the more pucks you get to the net, the more the percentages go up.”

― Greg Moore

“On 18 you’ve got to drive it up a gnat’s ass.”

― Greg Norman

“My favorite player, growing up, was David Robinson. He was really the first person that I actually knew about and actually watched.”

― Greg Oden

“My cousin got wrapped up in the NBA lifestyle and threw parties at my house all the time. So I got wrapped up in it, too.”

― Greg Oden

“I’m a Caucasian American Jew. These are all things that make up who I am.”

― Greg Rucka

“Running up a steep hill or up steps are fantastic ways of building explosive strength.”

― Greg Rutherford

“All I can do is turn up and compete.”

― Greg Rutherford

“We also have to stop the flow of precursor chemicals that meth cooks use to boil up this poison.”

― Greg Walden

“The last thing I want to do is get togged up, go out and be polite.”

― Greg Wise

“The booking agent had the audacity to take 10 percent, so we wound up with about $100 a week apiece.”

― Gregg Allman

“Inevitably, these sorts of things are going to come back to blow up in people’s faces.”

― Gregg Easterbrook

“I’m a comic writer, in some ways, and a comic person when I’m up at a podium, in order to disguise the fact that in my heart I’m disgustingly earnest.”

― Gregory Maguire

“Alzheimer’s disease starts when a protein that should be folded up properly misfolds into a kind of demented origami.”

― Gregory Petsko

“I didn’t watch a lot of cop shows growing up, but I am a huge fan of ‘Southland’ now.”

― Gregory Smith

“Sacramento is where I grew up, so I felt like it had not been given its proper due in cinema.”

― Greta Gerwig

“I love musicals. I grew up on musicals.”

― Greta Gerwig

“The only work I did for the next five years after splitting from Vincent was work I’d already lined up.”

― Greta Scacchi

“I love dried mangoes, walnuts, and goji berries. The mix provides iron, antioxidants, and omega-3s and really kicks up my energy.”

― Gretchen Bleiler

“I have a lot of Japanese friends: I grew up in Vancouver, and there’s this huge Japanese population over there.”

― Grimes

“I didn’t like the play, but then I saw it under adverse conditions – the curtain was up.”

― Groucho Marx

“I worked my way up from nothing to a state of extreme poverty.”

― Groucho Marx

“Room service? Send up a larger room.”

― Groucho Marx

“This is going to sound really sad, but I didn’t really have any heartthrobs when I was growing up. I was a bit of a geek.”

― Gugu Mbatha-Raw

“I’ve always sung. I was really into musical theater when I was growing up. As a kid, I listened to Ella Fitzgerald and Nina Simone, actually, on cassette tapes.”

― Gugu Mbatha-Raw

“I definitely grew up to Nina Simone and a lot of Ella Fitzgerald. And I loved Amy Winehouse. I loved that sort of soulful singer.”

― Gugu Mbatha-Raw

“My parents were founders of the Cuban Communist Party, and I grew up extremely poor.”

― Guillermo Cabrera Infante

“I was brought up Catholic and know the stench of the Catholic Church. I moved away from religion early, but the impression remains.”

― Gunter Grass

“I belonged to the generation that grew up under National Socialism, and was blinded and led astray – and allowed itself to be led astray.”

― Gunter Grass

“Whatever kind of seed is sown in a field, prepared in due season, a plant of that same kind, marked with the peculiar qualities of the seed, springs up in it.”

― Guru Nanak

“If it were up to the executives, they probably wouldn’t have directors at all.”

― Gus Van Sant

“I’m grateful I grew up in Stockholm.”

― Gustaf Skarsgard

“Always, when I get onto horseback, I’m kind of terrified of being up there.”

― Gustaf Skarsgard

“One of our most noble political tasks is to open up trust.”

― Gustav Heinemann

“I grew up in a bookish family, so I read very widely. I was omnivorous, really.”

― Guy Gavriel Kay

“I grew up with such an affinity to cats. I adore the way that they think and operate.”

― Guy Pearce

“Growing up, I was a kid pretending to be an adult.”

― Guy Pearce

“Previously, on Lock, Stock, I went to bed at two in the morning and woke up at five in the morning, and on this one I was known to nod off on the set occasionally.”

― Guy Ritchie

“I’ve always been a girl who loves to dress up.”

― Gwen Stefani

“I don’t know, so much of women’s femininity is tied up with their hair.”

― Gwendoline Christie

“In January 1944 I was called up by the Forced Labor Service, but I deserted on October 10, 1944.”

― Gyorgy Ligeti

“Communism, like any other revealed religion, is largely made up of prophecies.”

― H. L. Mencken

“A society made up of individuals who were all capable of original thought would probably be unendurable.”

― H. L. Mencken

“My guy growing up was Deacon Jones from Eatonville, Florida, where I’m from.”

― Ha Ha Clinton-Dix

“My role is not to cover up for the crimes of others.”

― Haider al-Abadi

“It’s very important to follow up after the defeat of Daesh militarily. It’s not in our interests, nor in the interests of other countries in the region, for them to regroup again.”

― Haider al-Abadi

“When I wake up at 5 in the morning is it just to jog? Definitely not, I give it all of my efforts.”

― Haile Gebrselassie

“I put castor oil in my eyebrows. And I also tint my eyebrows when I get them cleaned up. That way, I don’t have to be constantly filling them in, because I’m lazy.”

― Hailey Baldwin

“Never give up, and never give in.”

― Hal Newhouser

“In my district, I know we have thousands of little creeks and streams, some of which only fill up when it rains. Nationwide, they’re in the tens of thousands.”

― Hal Rogers

“I’m named after a computer and grew up really interested in them.”

― Hal Sparks

“Jim played – he had a great stretch in the middle of the round there, and Chad made that long putt on 16. Almost got that match. We ended up losing, but we almost won it, too.”

― Hal Sutton

“I grew up doing a lot of theatre, plays, dramas, musicals.”

― Hale Appleman

“I basically grew up in the backwoods.”

― Haley Bennett

“I made up ‘Badlands’; anything I say, goes. I came to realize I was materializing a metaphor for my mental state.”

― Halsey

“You can find Chobani in every major supermarket, in club stores, convenience stores and airports. But we’re not everywhere yet. We have been struggling with keeping up with demand.”

― Hamdi Ulukaya

“Didn’t come up here to read. Came up here to hit.”

― Hank Aaron

“I grew up in a working-class Israeli family, which was feminist only in its female-dominated structure.”

― Hanna Rosin

“Revolutionaries do not make revolutions. The revolutionaries are those who know when power is lying in the street and then they can pick it up.”

― Hannah Arendt

“Growing up in Manhattan has given me a thick skin.”

― Hannah Bronfman

“I applied for funding to embark on an overseas field trip in Iceland, and spent six weeks there happily holed up in the national archives, museums and libraries, sifting through ministerial and parish records, censuses, maps, microfilm, logs, and local histories.”

― Hannah Kent

“I would not give up my eyelash curler.”

― Hannah Simone

“I grew up in Vermont, so we didn’t really have a TV, growing up, or a football team.”

― Hannah Teter

“I don’t wake up in the morning and think about Franz Kline.”

― Hans-Ulrich Obrist

“Trans folks are going to rise up for their moments and their money!”

― Hari Nef

“I grew up on Don Knotts and Jerry Lewis and all the guys from Second City.”

― Harland Williams

“What’s interesting about Stephen Baldwin is that me and Dana Gould were originally cast for ‘Bio-Dome’ – but Pauly Shore and Baldwin ended up doing it. So there’s a little movie trivia for ya.”

― Harland Williams

“’Airplane’ was my favorite movie growing up.”

― Harley Pasternak

“No one knows when the man up above wants to call your name.”

― Harley Race

“The people in the Upper Midwest were the same kind of people I grew up around in Idaho.”

― Harmon Killebrew

“I’ve never actually directed anything I haven’t made up. I’ve never adapted anything.”

― Harmony Korine

“The Room I wrote in 1957, and I was really gratified to find that it stood up. I didn’t have to change a word.”

― Harold Pinter

“I used to get up at five in the morning and play cricket.”

― Harold Pinter

“As far as I’m concerned, ‘The Caretaker’ is funny up to a point. Beyond that, it ceases to be funny, and it was because of that point that I wrote it.”

― Harold Pinter

“Mobile usage is going up; mobile conversion is not.”

― Harper Reed

“What I observed about my fellow actors was that most gave up very easily.”

― Harrison Ford

“John Steinbeck is one of the most under-discussed and under-written-about of all American writers. He is way up there and should stand on a par, or even above, Ernest Hemingway and William Faulkner.”

― Harry Belafonte

“I grew up Southern Baptist. In the Bible Belt.”

― Harry Dean Stanton

“I’ve passed up opportunities. I’ve avoided the spotlight. I’ve never been to Academy Awards, didn’t relate to them.”

― Harry Dean Stanton

“A person wrapped up in himself makes a small package.”

― Harry Emerson Fosdick

“My entire generation has grown up in the shadow of one movie: ‘Star Wars.’”

― Harry Knowles

“I have brought up a fantastic family.”

― Harry Redknapp

“If I hadn’t been President of the United States, I probably would have ended up a piano player in a bawdy house.”

― Harry S Truman

“Cricket cannot afford to throw up meaningless games before its benefactors, which is what spectators and television audiences are.”

― Harsha Bhogle

“But there’s a lot of 50’s and a lot of boomers and a lot of kids in their 30’s that grew up with us.”

― Harvey Korman

“I have tasted freedom. I will not give up that which I have tasted.”

― Harvey Milk

“Still, whether we like it or not, the task of speeding up the decrease of the human population becomes increasingly urgent.”

― Havelock Ellis

“I like to set up obstacles and defeat them.”

― Heath Ledger

“I’m 100 percent Irish by birth, grew up Italian, and yet I constantly get cast as playing Jewish.”

― Heather Matarazzo

“For me, Barca was where I grew up since I was tiny, from eight years old.”

― Hector Bellerin

“Divorce was illegal in Chile up until 2005 or so.”

― Hector Tobar

“And in singing, what my voice lacked in quality it made up for in volume.”

― Hedda Hopper

“The iPad needs to catch up with Flash before I put a hand on it.”

― Hedi Slimane

“Hedi was and is still misspelled ‘Heidi,’ and my perception of genders ended up slightly out of focus from an early age.”

― Hedi Slimane

“I should have known growing up and not having any money ever that I should have kept every dollar that I had.”

― Heidi Montag

“Well in the end the world can crank itself up to sanctions, as it has with Zimbabwe, another sad case.”

― Helen Clark

“Real competition can drive up testosterone, which boosts libido.”

― Helen Fisher

“Yoga is wonderful. It clears up most health problems. It also gives you an overview.”

― Helen Reddy

“All these stories are grist to the mill of the government because they build up a very useful war psychosis.”

― Helen Suzman

“I’m decrepit but I don’t want to give up, and I love my work.”

― Helen Thomas

“My mom being a psychotherapist, I’ve been brought up with that whole psychoanalytical terrain.”

― Helena Bonham Carter

“When you’re up for an Oscar, you just get offered everything. It’s fantastic, but a lot of it you’re completely inappropriate for.”

― Helena Bonham Carter

“My father fell really chronically ill when I was 13 and that’s when I phoned up an agent and started to act.”

― Helena Bonham Carter

“So many times I’ve wanted to crack up, standing there stiff while seven women are crawling round my toes fixing hems and the designer’s having a freak-out because the denim cuffs are crooked. I’m on the verge of hysteria.”

― Helena Christensen

“After ‘Dil Aashna Hai,’ I became busy, as my daughters Esha and Ahana were growing up, and I had to look after them.”

― Hema Malini

“When I read about the evils of drinking, I gave up reading.”

― Henny Youngman

“When I grew up, I always ate Frosties Kelloggs.”

― Henrik Lundqvist

“I aspire to be the president of all Venezuelans. The message is clear. Venezuelans are fed up with confrontation, with division.”

― Henrique Capriles Radonski

“I didn’t see a lot of comic books growing up.”

― Henry Cavill

“It’s up to the UFC, but I’ll fight whomever, whenever. Minus maybe Vegas.”

― Henry Cejudo

“I’ve actually picked up a lot of good habits from just watching film from Demetrious Johnson.”

― Henry Cejudo

“Since ‘concepts’ are closely bound up with language, concept art is a kind of art of which the material is language.”

― Henry Flynt

“I grew up in Asia. I was born in Asia.”

― Henry Golding

“I was a hairstylist in London up until the age of 21, working in Sloane Square.”

― Henry Golding

“I’m really up for the challenge physically to go into sci-fi action, thinking-man’s action.”

― Henry Golding

“The general framework of the body is built up mainly of a series of bones, supplemented, however, in certain regions by pieces of cartilage; the bony part of the framework constitutes the skeleton.”

― Henry Gray

“You can very easily be turned into a commodity. I’ve grown up with it.”

― Henry Hopper

“Hawaii is a beautiful place to bring up a family.”

― Henry Ian Cusick

“The viewing figures for ‘Lost’ were huge. I don’t think the viewing figures for ‘The 100’ are up there with ‘Lost’; hopefully, they will be.”

― Henry Ian Cusick

“Regulation needs to catch up with innovation.”

― Henry Paulson

“I don’t believe it mattered to Timothy McVeigh who was president or who his congressional representative was when he blew up the Murrah Building in 1995.”

― Henry Rollins

“While I was making ‘Coraline’ I barely got to see any films at all, so I’ve got a lot of catching up to do.”

― Henry Selick

“Technically and financially, it might still make sense to give up on Ares I and simply write off the money spent on it, but politically, that’s probably impossible.”

― Henry Spencer

“It is not what we take up, but what we give up, that makes us rich.”

― Henry Ward Beecher

“He is greatest whose strength carries up the most hearts by the attraction of his own.”

― Henry Ward Beecher

“The way up and the way down are one and the same.”

― Heraclitus

“When I was coming up, I practiced all the time because I thought if I didn’t I couldn’t do my best.”

― Herbie Hancock

“The Internet opens up a whole new range of possibilities in a wide range of areas.”

― Herbie Hancock

“It’s not about me, it’s about the grandkids. That’s what a lot of people don’t understand about what Herman is up to.”

― Herman Cain

“Write a page a day. It will add up.”

― Herman Wouk

“This time, I took it easier. I stood up before it so as not to crash again.”

― Hermann Maier

“I grew up acutely aware of the exile and distance caused by war.”

― Hiam Abbass

“I like my hands. They’re certainly scarred up, but they’re wormy. They’re knuckly. They’re hands that have done stuff, and they’re not going anywhere.”

― Hilarie Burton

“Like a historian, I interpret, select, discard, shape, simplify. Unlike a historian, I make up people’s thoughts.”

― Hilary Mantel

“I grew up as a computer scientist, and I’ve always been fascinated by algorithms.”

― Hilary Mason

“I grew up in a trailer park in Bellingham, Washington.”

― Hilary Swank

“Showing up is not all of life – but it counts for a lot.”

― Hillary Clinton

“Women standing up for each other is critically important.”

― Hillary Clinton

“What we had on was BBC Asian Network and Bollywood sound-tracks – they were my reference points. But of course, where I grew up, I was one of two Indian guys in my school, and I didn’t really have anyone else to share that with.”

― Himesh Patel

“Satish Kaushik has a knack of coming up with very good remakes.”

― Himesh Reshammiya

“I don’t pick up fights casually. I fight for what is right.”

― Himesh Reshammiya

“I grew up without a father.”

― Hirokazu Kore-eda

“Growing up in the Libya of the 1970s, I remember the prevalence of local bands who were as much influenced by Arabic musical traditions as by the Rolling Stones or the Beatles. But the project of ‘Arabisation’ soon got to them, too, and western musical instruments were declared forbidden as ‘instruments of imperialism.’”

― Hisham Matar

“The very necessity of bringing our armament up to a certain level as rapidly as possible must place in the foreground the idea of as large returns as possible in foreign exchange and therewith the greatest possible assurance of raw material supplies, through exporting.”

― Hjalmar Schacht

“People laughed at me for setting up a surf shop.”

― Hobart Alter

“I grew up on a farm. The worst-looking chickens are the best layers. The ones that are the scraggliest… those are usually the ones that are really cooking.”

― Holly Hunter

“After ‘Broadcast News,’ I could have played that same part, but I didn’t want to. So I didn’t follow it up with a hit.”

― Holly Hunter

“Growing up in any sort of spotlight is difficult. Everything is magnified.”

― Holly Marie Combs

“My parents had been involved in the labor movement; if we’d grown up in the city, we would have been red-diaper babies.”

― Holly Near

“Gastronomy has to catch up to the evolution in technology.”

― Homaro Cantu

“Coalwood, West Virginia, is the little coal-mining town where I grew up, and it was there that five other teenage boys and I famously built and launched rockets. I recounted this story in my memoir, ‘Rocket Boys.’”

― Homer Hickam

“It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.”

― Honore de Balzac

“In diving to the bottom of pleasure we bring up more gravel than pearls.”

― Honore de Balzac

“I grew up in a small town.”

― Hope Jahren

“When I was growing up, nobody was really supporting me, especially in L.A.”

― Hopsin

“Ease up, the play is over.”

― Horace Greeley

“Much that we call evil is really good in disguises; and we should not quarrel rashly with adversities not yet understood, nor overlook the mercies often bound up in them.”

― Horace Mann

“It is longstanding U.S. policy that we will talk to the Iranians anytime, anywhere, on any subject, with no preconditions. So far, they have not taken us up on our offer.”

― Howard Berman

“I want my pictures to be things. I want them to be made up of marks that are physically and individually self-sufficient.”

― Howard Hodgkin

“Once in a while, we need the hard Left to pipe up.”

― Howard Jacobson

“Dead-low interest rates are great for stocks. They don’t run up, they creep up.”

― Howard Lutnick

“When modern writers gave up telling stories, they gave up the greatest thing we had.”

― Howard Nemerov

“I think growth covers up mistakes.”

― Howard Schultz

“Frankly, no newspaper is set up to monitor for cheats and fabricators.”

― Howell Raines

“Never give in and never give up.”

― Hubert H. Humphrey

“Never give up on anybody.”

― Hubert H. Humphrey

“We took a straight course up the great snow ridge.”

― Hudson Stuck

“It’s true, I do like cheering people up.”

― Huey Lewis

“I grew up in Marin County north of San Francisco, and in the 1950s and ’60s it was a natural paradise.”

― Huey Lewis

“The word that best sums up this team is sacrifice.”

― Hugh Douglas

“Living in Ohio, I grew up an Oakland Raiders fan.”

― Hugh Douglas

“I grew up with protests, marches, demonstrations, struggle. But I come from a clan of community workers.”

― Hugh Masekela

“Yes, I’m a real fighter. But I often ended up empty-handed.”

― Hugo Pratt

“I love dressing up for the red carpet.”

― Huma Qureshi

“I’m a taskmaster. I was brought up that way, and I’m sure I imposed that on my kids.”

― Hume Cronyn

“I grew up in Plano, Texas.”

― Hunter Parrish

“My mom grew up in Kansas, my dad in Indiana. They had boring childhoods.”

― Hunter Parrish

“The only difference between the sane and the insane is that the sane have the power to lock up the insane.”

― Hunter S. Thompson

“If you’re going to be crazy, you have to get paid for it or else you’re going to be locked up.”

― Hunter S. Thompson

“By any accepted standard, I have had more than nine lives. I counted them up once, and there were 13 times I almost and maybe should have died.”

― Hunter S. Thompson

“I grew up taking it for granted that missionaries were what American boys grew up to be.”

― Huston Smith

“The Buddha is in me, the Buddha is in you. Live up to it.”

― Huston Smith

“Too many couples break up without understanding the consequences for their families.”

― Iain Duncan Smith

“We should be growing carrots up the side of the Empire State Building or Big Ben.”

― Ian Brown

“It’s a horrible name, Coldplay. It doesn’t conjure up any positive thoughts.”

― Ian Brown

“I started managing myself in October 2004, and since then, it’s gone up and up.”

― Ian Brown

“I actually was able to give up shopping in February ’99.”

― Ian Brown

“I grew up moving from one council flat to another and finished up in a three-bedroom semi-detached on a council estate in Cranford, a suburb of Hounslow. This was in the days when there was still rationing, and we had to be thrifty.”

― Ian Gillan

“We soaked up everything from Beethoven to Chopin to Jimi Hendrix to Joni Mitchell and Bob Dylan.”

― Ian Gillan

“My dad grew up in southern California and was a raging liberal.”

― Ian Harding

“I was relatively technically adept. I can edit and wire up a light.”

― Ian Hart

“I was brought up in industrial south Lancashire, down the cobbled road from where LS Lowry (1887 – 1976) lived and painted.”

― Ian Mckellen

“Fame creeps up on you.”

― Ian Mckellen

“What I do for migraines when I get them, I listen to classical music, and I turn it up really loud.”

― Ian McLagan

“It’s tough to be 68 and dating. I’ve given it up now.”

― Ian McLagan

“I want to bulk up. I’m a skinny guy.”

― Ian Somerhalder

“I grew up as a country boy.”

― Ian Somerhalder

“I’m not actually from Compton – I’m from South Central Los Angeles, and my father still lives in the same house I grew up in, so I’m there all the time.”

― Ice Cube

“I ain’t got no beef with east coast, I think it’s just being hyped up.”

― Ice T

“Growing up I studied classically and did lots of shows in school.”

― Idina Menzel

“I’ve been DJing mostly, and most DJs end up producing. That’s just me.”

― Idris Elba

“I grew up under a dictatorship. I knew what it meant for people to not have the ability to freely express themselves.”

― Ilhan Omar

“I grew up in a household where we all celebrated who we were. There was no space to make people feel different or ‘less than.’”

― Ilhan Omar

“I keep on 5 to 10 pounds above my jeans weight, as the ultimate no-filler-needed refresher, and buy a size up on jeans.”

― Iman

“When you have a lot of communication, it picks up the aggressiveness with everybody on the court.”

― Iman Shumpert

“I’m a big believer in ‘pick yourself up, dust yourself off, and start again.’”

― Imelda May

“I was brought up a Catholic, so I take no pleasure in guilt.”

― Imelda Staunton

“I try not to miss my prayers and the 30 fasts in Ramazan, but even if I do miss them due to my cricket, I make up for them later on.”

― Imran Tahir

“Growing up, I felt a little bit invisible.”

― Inbar Lavi

“My curls were my worst nightmare growing up.”

― Inbar Lavi

“There was a period of time when I studied ballet a lot when I was growing up.”

― India Eisley

“It’s up to the individual to decide when he wants to quit.”

― Inzamam-ul-Haq

“I am a great admirer of Yuvraj and Kaif. They have generally been able to pick up the scoring when they come to bat at numbers six and seven. They also are livewires in the field.”

― Inzamam-ul-Haq

“I’ve been brought up with the Christian faith with my family.”

― Ioan Gruffudd

“I grew up thinking there was something called ‘independent film,’ which I wouldn’t necessarily have had access to if there wasn’t Sundance.”

― Ira Sachs

“My guitar is really tempermental. I don’t give up on it though, I’m close to my guitar!”

― Iris Dement

“Perhaps when distant people on other planets pick up some wavelength of ours all they hear is a continuous scream.”

― Iris Murdoch

“I’d always liked to read, but when I picked up books I wasn’t getting the same kind of excitement from them that I was from going out clubbing. I wanted to get the same kind of feel.”

― Irvine Welsh

“If we don’t change direction soon, we’ll end up where we’re going.”

― Irwin Corey

“In Europe, a writer is supposed to improve up until he’s about 75.”

― Irwin Shaw

“We’re Midwestern guys who grew up listening to soul music.”

― Isaac Hanson

“To be a part of Laika’s universe is an opportunity not to be passed up.”

― Isaac Hempstead Wright

“’Warm Bodies’ ended up becoming one of the most personal relatable things I’ve written.”

― Isaac Marion

“Sometimes I’m really dressed up, and it really turns me on.”

― Isaac Mizrahi

“What goes up must come down.”

― Isaac Newton

“If I didn’t write my soul would dry up and die.”

― Isabel Allende

“I get up every morning early, when the sky is red, and write for 10 hours.”

― Isabel Allende

“I grew up being very interested in Greek mythology because my mum read to my sister and I.”

― Isabel Lucas

“America is made up of people who came from someplace else. Even the Native Americans came over the Bering strait… America is what it is because people came from someplace else.”

― Isabel Wilkerson

“I don’t think I related to the Irish Catholic surroundings that was my environment when I was growing up.”

― Isabela Moner

“Of course, yes, I watched ‘Dora’ growing up. I’m bilingual, and she’s like my icon.”

― Isabela Moner

“Above Hilo, broad lands sweeping up cloudwards, with their sugar cane, kalo, melons, pine-apples, and banana groves suggest the boundless liberality of Nature.”

― Isabella Bird

“I’m a very secretive person. That’s how I grew up. My father was very secretive.”

― Isabelle Adjani

“One can be emptied out and be filled up.”

― Isabelle Adjani

“As for my father, I developed a friendly equation with him once I grew up. He has seen ‘BTC’ and has loved it.”

― Ishaan Khatter

“There was a day when I woke up and realised that I had to pinch myself, since I was going to work with Majid Majidi.”

― Ishaan Khatter

“I grew up with a deep regard for cinema.”

― Ishaan Khatter

“I grew up as a Muslim. I went to an Islamic elementary school. Most of my community was Muslim, so I grew up praying five times a day.”

― Ishmael Beah

“Throughout my whole teenage years, I had zero confidence and had to build it from the bottom up.”

― Iskra Lawrence

“I grew up in Mississippi. I was there for 13 years, and then when I turned 13, I moved out to L.A.”

― Israel Broussard

“I grew up in Wakefield, Mass., and there were only a couple of Jewish families in the town.”

― Israel Horovitz

“Of course, I’m of the generation that grew up with Hemingway and Faulkner as strong influences.”

― Italo Calvino

“I’m only a novelist on occasion. Many of my books are made up of brief texts collected together, short stories, or else they are books that have an overall structure but are composed of various texts.”

― Italo Calvino

“I think my mom threatened to put me up for adoption a few times.”

― Ivanka Trump

“My mom grew up in the Soviet Bloc, and she was a Tiger Mom. We didn’t get away with much.”

― Ivanka Trump

“I typically wake up at 5:30, and that’s my time. I read newspapers, have coffee.”

― Ivanka Trump

“I was a huge Radiohead fan growing up.”

― Iwan Rheon

“I came from nothing. I came from the projects and welfare and ended up a millionaire with no frame of reference. I was bound to hit a wall sooner or later.”

― Iyanla Vanzant

“I grew up in the Holiness Church, where prayer was an event.”

― Iyanla Vanzant

“No one was interested in picking up a midlist series, even though I have a decent fanbase and respectable numbers.”

― J. A. Konrath

“I don’t know if anybody has moved up the ladder more quickly than I have.”

― J. C. Watts

“I was a huge Mike Tyson fan growing up; his fights were always on in my house.”

― J. Cole

“The regulatory approach of the Food and Drug Administration and the Patent and Trademark Office has driven up the costs of generic drugs.”

― J. D. Vance

“I could sum up the future in one word, and that word is ‘boring.’ The future is going to be boring.”

― J. G. Ballard

“No one in a novel by Virginia Woolf ever filled up the petrol tank of her car. No one in Hemingway’s postwar novels ever worried about the effects of prolonged exposure to the threat of nuclear war.”

― J. G. Ballard

“I grew up watching a lot of French cinema.”

― J. H. Wyman

“I grew up pretty fast because I had a lot of older brothers and sisters.”

― J.I.D

“I’m a kid who grew up working hard.”

― J. J. Watt

“I grew up on comics and cartoons. So, as an adult, I like comics and cartoons.”

― J. Michael Straczynski

“I was brought up in an era when thrift was still considered a virtue.”

― J. Paul Getty

“Many children make up, or begin to make up, imaginary languages. I have been at it since I could write.”

― J. R. R. Tolkien

“I grew up on Raffi. That was my first impression of what a rock star was.”

― Jack Antonoff

“I have no problem being mainstream. I grew up in the ’90s when the mainstream was amazing.”

― Jack Antonoff

“If Beethoven and Bach hooked up with Mozart and made a band, they could be a distant runner up to The D.”

― Jack Black

“I don’t get hung up on weight.”

― Jack Black

“A champion is someone who gets up when he can’t.”

― Jack Dempsey

“I went up a straight crooked lane and, I said ‘No thanks, yes if yer please.”

― Jack Finney

“With every milestone that I’ve come across, there’s always been a little note at the bottom that’s said, ‘Don’t worry, there’s another milestone coming up.’”

― Jack Garratt

“Ever since I was a little kid, my ears and my hands would talk to each other very well, so I could pick up instruments quite easily.”

― Jack Garratt

“I feel like I have grown up.”

― Jack Grealish

“One morning I woke up and was plunged into psychological shock. I had forgotten I was free.”

― Jack Henry Abbott

“I found my first dinosaur bone when I was 6, growing up in Montana. Ever since then I’ve been interested in dinosaurs.”

― Jack Horner

“A chicken grows up in a little less time than an ostrich. An ostrich takes a whole year. A chicken takes a few months.”

― Jack Horner

“A lot of Montanans are teed off that local finds usually end up in New York.”

― Jack Horner

“The Pentagon is actually a 10-story building, five up and five down.”

― Jack Keane

“One of the banners I would put up in front of any American president and new administration is ‘Do not overreact to your predecessors’ policies.’”

― Jack Keane

“I didn’t dictate sections of ‘Visions of Cody’. I typed up a segment of taped conversation with Neal Cassady, or Cody, talking about his early adventures in L.A. It’s four chapters.”

― Jack Kerouac

“I didn’t dictate sections of ‘Visions of Cody.’ I typed up a segment of taped conversation with Neal Cassady, or Cody, talking about his early adventures in L.A.”

― Jack Kerouac

“If a man is terrified, it’s up to me to dispel that terror.”

― Jack Kevorkian

“They were the largest semiconductor maker in the world up until about 1980. I’m not sure that that can be re-gained again, but their progress in the last few years has been very impressive.”

― Jack Kilby

“For 50 years, acting was the reason I got up in the morning.”

― Jack Klugman

“We’ve all got strange things about us and Lynch picks those things up.”

― Jack Nance

“I did an ‘Our Town’ in San Diego in the seventies with amateurs that I can tear up just thinking about.”

― Jack O’Brien

“If I’m among my boys or people I’ve grown up with, I can be immature.”

― Jack O’Connell

“I feel like I’ve grown up on screen quite a lot.”

― Jack O’Connell

“I kept getting told, ‘You need to bulk up. Burgers and shakes. Burgers and shakes.’ That’s never been my thing.”

― Jack Quaid

“I was a huge fan of ‘Blade Runner.’ That was a pretty formative film for me growing up. It really got my sci-fi juices flowing, as it were.”

― Jack Reynor

“Eventually, I think I’ll probably end up at centre-half. By the time I get to 28 or 29, I imagine I’ll be a defender.”

― Jack Rodwell

“The paradox of anti-Semitism is that it is invariably up to the Jews to explain away the charges. The anti-Semite simply has to make them.”

― Jack Schwartz

“I’m not actually posh; I’m really rough and from the wrong side of the tracks. I grew up in Putney, which is pretty rough.”

― Jack Whitehall

“I eat healthily, as it keeps my energy up.”

― Jack Whitehall

“If I could look like anyone, it would be Jamie Redknapp – even up close, he’s amazing.”

― Jack Whitehall

“I write synopses after the book is completed. I can’t write it beforehand, because I don’t know what the book’s about. I invent something for my publisher because he asks for one, but the final book ends up very differently.”

― Jackie Collins

“I grew up reading Shakespeare and Mark Twain.”

― Jackson Browne

“When I’m sleeping, if it gets in my face, sometimes it’ll wake me up.”

― Jacob deGrom

“Obstacles to trade put up the cost both to consumers and businesses.”

― Jacob Rees-Mogg

“My favorite team while I was growing up was the New Orleans Saints. My favorite player was Joe Horn.”

― Jacoby Jones

“I have never given up on men easily.”

― Jacqueline Bisset

“A dancing movie with Remo is something I would love to take up.”

― Jacqueline Fernandez

“Critics are not creators. They rarely write great novels, invent new technologies, or come up with a great business idea.”

― Jacqueline Leo

“Spirituality is not about looking up or down – it’s about looking inward.”

― Jaggi Vasudev

“I’ve done quite a lot of growing up in public, which has been tricky at times.”

― Jaime Winstone

“I want to have Congolese influences but also influences from Dubai and Abu Dhabi and France. To mix everything up.”

― Jain

“I’d rather my son died in an accident than showed up with some bloke with a moustache.”

― Jair Bolsonaro

“The timeline is kind of coming to an end as far as leading up to free agency.”

― Jake Arrieta

“I don’t know how to back up.”

― Jake LaMotta

“I’ve aged, but grown up? No.”

― Jake Lloyd

“I said ‘No, I’ve aged, but grown up? No’.”

― Jake Lloyd

“I like to take my dog on the road. He stays up front; he likes it there.”

― Jake Owen

“I overcame a lot of things, growing up, as everyone does.”

― Jake Paul

“I made a Vine with 50 Cent where I smashed two quarters together, and he popped up.”

― Jake Paul

“You know what, when you screw up in the ring, it’s so embarrassing.”

― Jake Roberts

“When I was growing up, there was no such thing as a touring ukulele player.”

― Jake Shimabukuro

“A lot of the stuff I blog is either stuff I’m reporting anyway for ABC News internally and figure I might as well put it up on the blog. Or it’s stuff I’m just interested in, or I read about it, or I hear about it, and I’m just curious.”

― Jake Tapper

“As soon as I wake up, I read my email to see what news developed overnight.”

― Jake Tapper

“You respect people you grew up around.”

― Jalen Brunson

“I’ve always been a big-time Scottie Pippen fan. That was my guy growing up!”

― Jalen Rose

“It’s remarkably easy to dig up enormous amounts of information about individuals, without their consent.”

― Jamais Cascio

“I was a teenager in the 1970s and grew up in Medina, Saudi Arabia.”

― Jamal Khashoggi

“My mum actually gave up work to look after my child, which is so touching.”

― Jamelia

“Things don’t turn up in this world until somebody turns them up.”

― James A. Garfield

“Kohli is always fired up, very animated on the field and plays with passion.”

― James Anderson

“Seattle was hardly a tech magnet before Amazon, Microsoft, and then a host of once-fledgling technology firms set up operations there.”

― James B. Stewart

“I grew up in suburban New Jersey in a transitional area that was surrounded by farmland that wasn’t being cultivated.”

― James Balog

“The level on which Japan seems to have picked up on my music seems to be on a more abstract level.”

― James Blake

“I grew up in Carville, Louisiana.”

― James Carville

“As so often happened during the dot-com bubble days, the revenues that AOL and PurchasePro were counting on did not materialize. And instead of confronting that harsh reality, AOL and PurchasePro cooked up a scheme to inflate PurchasePro’s revenues.”

― James Comey

“And of course Marc Cherry heightens it and makes it hilarious. But there’s so many universal themes in the show, and he made it so funny. We knew he was onto something if he could keep it up and, thankfully, he did.”

― James Denton

“I don’t know anybody in the underworld. I make this stuff up. I don’t know any criminals.”

― James Ellroy

“A similar revolving fund could be set up for Germany, for a durable peace can rest only upon a Germany that, while militarily impotent, is industrially active.”

― James Forrestal

“If these assets were set up as a revolving fund with which Japan could import raw materials for its industries, Japanese exports could again enter the channels of world trade-and Japanese workers would have employment and something to eat.”

― James Forrestal

“As movies and TV projects come up, they go out to the agents, and we just go out and audition for them.”

― James Frain

“We came up with three core touchy feely words.”

― James Frank

“When I get up, the first thing I do is open up Gmail and check my personal email.”

― James G. Stavridis

“I was a Depression kid, growing up in Oklahoma.”

― James Garner

“I don’t keep up on a lot of the business trends.”

― James Goodnight

“The band set up in January and just started rehearsing. If there was a song, we’d just rehearse it as a band, and it would get arranged as a band, and it got changed around a lot.”

― James Iha

“I grew up in the suburbs of Chicago.”

― James Iha

“Tone is up for grabs in what we do – what’s the tone of the scene.”

― James L. Brooks

“The number of fighters that are ISIS fighters wouldn’t fill up most American football stadiums. This is not a large group of individuals, but they’re tenacious, and they rule with absolute terror.”

― James Lankford

“When a president makes up law as he goes, no one knows what the law is anymore.”

― James Lankford

“I’ve ended up working with Disney a lot, which is kind of peculiar. In theater, I’ve done a couple of projects with them and written a couple movies and whatnot.”

― James Lapine

“I grew up in an era where an orchestra was like a treasure chest.”

― James Levine

“The world has not warmed up very much since the millennium.”

― James Lovelock

“I was always smaller than the rest coming up at Coventry, and I developed physically more in the later stages.”

― James Maddison

“I started in League One and went up into the Championship and then into the Premier League, so I’ve played a lot of games from quite a young age.”

― James Maddison

“I’ve been brought up in a really lovely family, so I’m lucky.”

― James Maddison

“Any reading not of a vicious species must be a good substitute for the amusements too apt to fill up the leisure of the labouring classes.”

― James Madison

“When I was coming up, a lot of serious jazz players couldn’t stand funk.”

― James McBride

“If I grew up in a truly color-blind society, I would not be a black American.”

― James McBride

“Picking up a guitar – I couldn’t imagine doing anything else.”

― James McCartney

“Acting-wise, I did a web series. I play a music agent in a series called ‘Keeping Up with the Downs.’”

― James Michael Tyler

“I was someone who grew up obsessed with bands, how they were and how they treated one another, and how they treated fans.”

― James Murphy

“I don’t prepare very well. I’m always sort of wrapped up in what I’m supposed to be doing in the moment, and then I suddenly appear someplace, and I’m really not prepared.”

― James Murphy

“I was one of the many kids in Northern Ireland who grew up in the countryside and had an idyllic childhood well away from the Troubles.”

― James Nesbitt

“It’s a complicated relationship with the place one grows up in, particularly if it’s Northern Ireland.”

― James Nesbitt

“I think a lot of us who grew up in Northern Ireland weren’t politicised enough, frankly.”

― James Nesbitt

“I grew up in the countryside, so I had quite a feral life up until the age of about fourteen.”

― James Norton

“I grew up in North Yorkshire, but now London is home.”

― James Norton

“The height of the pulleys from the ground was twelve yards, and consequently, when the weights had descended through that distance, they had to be wound up again in order to renew the motion of the paddle.”

― James Prescott Joule

“When you’re unhappy, you tend to play up, don’t you?”

― James Purefoy

“When I was growing up, ‘Butch and Sundance’ was my absolute favorite film.”

― James Purefoy

“I grew up in a very rural community in England.”

― James Purefoy

“When you sign up for a show in the United States, it’s six or seven years, generally speaking.”

― James Purefoy

“I would put my million dollars up as well.”

― James Randi

“I’ve made a lot of very small movies that may not have had a large initial audience. Then it shows up on cable.”

― James Spader

“Sobering up was responsible for breaking up my marriage. That’s what it couldn’t stand.”

― James Taylor

“I’ve come up with another formulation about style: that it’s essentially a manifestation of a certain habitual set of limitations. It’s what a composer does NOT do that defines a style.”

― James Tenney

“I grew up in a place called Malahide, which is by the water and is beautifully quiet, leafy, and part serene.”

― James Vincent McMorrow

“I grew up loving X-Men, Spider-Man and Batman.”

― James Wan

“I can make any kind of movies. I can put up with any kind of situation. And I can tackle them.”

― James Wan

“Up until ‘Fast and Furious 7,’ every movie I’ve made has been a film that I’ve created, franchises that I’ve created.”

― James Wan

“Telling writers to shut up is a sure way to keep them talking.”

― James Wolcott

“I make up stories about people who are either imaginary or some variation of myself.”

― Jami Attenberg

“Growing up in England, I was constantly surrounded by the Arthurian legend.”

― Jamie Campbell Bower

“I get to deal with presidents and prime ministers and – and employees from tellers on up. And I love it.”

― Jamie Dimon

“I grew up in a very liberal place.”

― Jamie Dornan

“I grew up doubting myself. It was a very spotty, frustrating, worrying time.”

― Jamie Hewlett

“There are times when we’re testing an actual explosion, and then there are times when we blow stuff up just because we can.”

― Jamie Hyneman

“An indispensable tool is a pair of diagonal cutting Knipex pliers. There isn’t any other hand tool of any other brand that stands up to it.”

― Jamie Hyneman

“I thought, while they’re up and firm, why not shoot them once or twice.”

― Jamie Lee Curtis

“I think I felt that I was very well known for my figure and needed to keep that up for my work. And I regret all of it. I felt fraudulent and very shameful.”

― Jamie Lee Curtis

“I grew up pretty fast. I had more responsibility than most 9-year-olds, and I’ve always been independent.”

― Jamie-Lynn Sigler

“Souderton was a good town to grow up in. Everybody knew each other.”

― Jamie Moyer

“I grew up in Finance.”

― Jamie S. Miller

“Growing up, I was very much interested in jazz music.”

― Jan Hammer

“I grew up in a country where advertising doesn’t exist.”

― Jan Koum

“I grew up with Mark Twain, and we had the complete Hemingway at home, of course in German translation.”

― Jan Vogler

“’The Piano’ ended up on television. Everything ends up there anyway.”

― Jane Campion

“Getting up early means I can write for a few hours before anyone starts phoning me or ringing the doorbell.”

― Jane Fallon

“’Stardust’ ended up being my first film in 2007.”

― Jane Goldman

“As a teenager, you are still entirely wrapped up in yourself.”

― Jane Green

“I was twenty-seven when I came up with the idea for my first novel.”

― Jane Green

“I grew up studying dance, taking ballet lessons.”

― Jane Hamilton

“But as I often say, terrorists won’t check our party registration before they blow us up.”

― Jane Harman

“When I was little, I used to spend a lot of time making up stories when I was put to bed.”

― Jane Hawking

“I grew up playing in an alley on the south side of Milwaukee.”

― Jane Kaczmarek

“When my father realized he was going blind, he took up golf.”

― Jane Leavy

“I have to admit that I was a little nervous when I showed up for my first official ‘Wreck-It Ralph’ recording session.”

― Jane Lynch

“Growing up, I was prone to anxiety.”

― Jane McGonigal

“When I was growing up, both my grandmothers would play the organ, and we would all sing.”

― Janelle Monae

“I listen to Prince on my iPad. And I use a Chords & Scales app to warm up before performing.”

― Janelle Monae

“I act as a sponge. I soak it up and squeeze it out in ink every two weeks.”

― Janet Flanner

“We must have the audacity to turn up the frequency of our truths.”

― Janet Mock

“I want to create the content I didn’t have while growing up.”

― Janet Mock

“I did a pilot for Nickelodeon that didn’t end up going to series.”

― Janet Varney

“I felt that the Fed had always been the agency that picked up the pieces when there was a financial crisis, and it was invented to do exactly that.”

― Janet Yellen

“I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft.”

― Janice Dickinson

“I was the first to sign up for Botox when it first came out.”

― Janice Dickinson

“I grew up playing classical piano and percussion.”

― Janina Gavankar

“The mission statement was ordered, and it sent the 800th MP Brigade, effective the first of July, up to Baghdad. I joined my brigade to take command at the end of June.”

― Janis Karpinski

“There’s a level of immaturity to people who just can’t clean up after themselves.”

― Jann Wenner

“Rich Aurelia was my favorite growing up.”

― Jared Goff

“We all have our moments where we fail to live up to a challenge.”

― Jared Harris

“I have major sleeping problems. I’d rather be up thinking about things than actually sleeping.”

― Jared Kushner

“I grew up, a kid in New Jersey.”

― Jared Kushner

“Negotiating deals among members of Congress is an exercise in wearing masks, scaring up votes, and, oftentimes, bluffing.”

― Jared Polis

“You can’t give up in any game, even if you are losing.”

― Jaromir Jagr

“I grew up in Ireland, so I do not have a lot of respect for most politicians.”

― Jasmine Guinness

“Well, let’s put in this way, I grew up in West New York, New Jersey.”

― Jason Alexander

“I’ve got good vibes up here in the Akron area, Cleveland area.”

― Jason Day

“An incredible number of people have raised children who aren’t too screwed up. Surely, I won’t be the worst at it.”

― Jason Isbell

“As you get up in your thirties, the van touring is not a possibility anymore. We can’t all be Mike Watt.”

― Jason Isbell

“I only write about stuff that sort of happens to me, and then I blow it up into a much funnier version.”

― Jason Jones

“I grew up rock climbing.”

― Jason Momoa

“I grew up with artists.”

― Jason Momoa

“I grew up being an artist, but also rock-climbing and traveling the world and teaching my kids.”

― Jason Momoa

“Every guy needs a pair of beaten up Converse Chuck Taylors. The coolest sneakers in the world.”

― Jason O’Mara

“Being Irish, I grew up eating a Sunday roast.”

― Jason O’Mara

“Obviously musical theatre is not my thing, but dramatic theatre is much more up my alley.”

― Jason Priestley

“What I do feel is that ‘Up in the Air’ is the most indicative film of 2009. It is the portrait of 2009.”

― Jason Reitman

“The stories of kids who grew up in communities like mine weren’t being written about in many books for kids.”

― Jason Reynolds

“I pick up a lot of stuff from them, but I don’t think there’s any great trick to acting.”

― Jason Statham

“I dropped out of college and ended up making this feature film I wrote when I was 19 with some friends. It was terrible.”

― Jason Woliner

“Nobody can bowl six out of six yorkers. So you have to mix your pace. You have to bowl bouncers, mix up the pace.”

― Jasprit Bumrah

“I’ve always been a high-percentage shooter, obviously because I’m dunking and laying the ball up.”

― JaVale McGee

“I grew up in a small, old-school Catholic world, imprinted with an above-average number of categories and judgments.”

― Jay Duplass

“I grew up in LA. I sort of watched the Raiders play and that sort of thing.”

― Jay Hernandez

“Then I grew up and fell in love, I asked my sweetheart, ‘what lies ahead?”

― Jay Livingston

“I once dated a weather girl, we talked up a storm.”

― Jay London

“Does anybody know what I’m doing up here?”

― Jay London

“I wasn’t the guy everyone liked. I was the guy that wouldn’t shut up.”

― Jay Mohr

“Companies with significant revenue (more than $100 million) have, by definition, significant traction. They have proven out their thesis and can scale up or down as investment capital becomes available.”

― Jay Samit

“We have failed to live up to the expectations of the public.”

― Jay Y. Lee

“I was fed up with being just plain Jane.”

― Jayne Meadows

“Racism built me into a person that was set up to be self-destructive.”

― Jayson Blair

“Thin crust, provolone cheese, marinara sauce – it’s just a St. Louis thing. That’s what I grew up eating.”

― Jayson Tatum

“Canada’s north is going to change a lot in the new few years. We have every resource imaginable up north.”

― Jean Charest

“All I know is politics. Really, politics takes up most of my time; it’s nonstop.”

― Jean-Claude Duvalier

“We shouldn’t persuade people that we can simply conjure up the sun and the moon: at the most, we can deliver a telescope.”

― Jean-Claude Juncker

“Poets don’t draw. They unravel their handwriting and then tie it up again, but differently.”

― Jean Cocteau

“I have discovered I cannot dream up characters as incredible as the ones I meet in the wilderness.”

― Jean Craighead George

“This is what I grew up on in Alsace. It’s choucroute. I’d wake up every morning with the smell of cabbage and potatoes and pork.”

― Jean-Georges Vongerichten

“I grew up near Strasbourg in Alsace, where my family were coal merchants.”

― Jean-Georges Vongerichten

“People need a narrative, and if there isn’t one on offer, they make one up.”

― Jean Hanff Korelitz

“When you’re an actor, actually, you shouldn’t come up with too many ideas.”

― Jean-Louis Trintignant

“In 1998, I set up and directed a research group at the Nanotechnology Institute newly created in the Research Center of Karlsruhe. This allowed to offer to former post-doctoral coworkers the opportunity to develop and to progressively set up independent research activities in nanoscience and nanotechnology.”

― Jean-Marie Lehn

“I wanted to build up a name for myself.”

― Jean-Michel Basquiat

“Not only do the Americans not defend our films, they buy them up just for remakes. It is shameful to kneel at their feet.”

― Jean-Paul Belmondo

“If I could believe that this was said sincerely, I could put up with anything.”

― Jean Racine

“One thing you have to give up is attaching importance to what people see in you.”

― Jeanne Moreau

“I liked movers and shakers more than celebrities. I wasn’t that interested in celebrities. I grew up without a TV.”

― Jeannette Walls

“I think the voters can make up their own minds.”

― Jeb Bush

“I was always attracted to taking a novel position, but one grounded in the materials I’d been given, not made up out of whole cloth.”

― Jed S. Rakoff

“Growing up, I always dreamed of winning a major championship.”

― Jeev Milkha Singh

“Ever since I picked up a bass, I’ve written songs.”

― Jeff Ament

“I’m very committed to and interested in CNN’s journalism and our magazines and our movie studio, not just HBO, where I grew up. But I do have a fondness for subscription television.”

― Jeff Bewkes

“I very much believe the Internet is indeed all it is cracked up to be.”

― Jeff Bezos

“I grew up reading science fiction.”

― Jeff Bezos

“Life’s picking up speed.”

― Jeff Bridges

“Yeah I loved, as a kid growing up, I loved science-fiction.”

― Jeff Bridges

“Pick up a rifle and you change instantly from a subject to a citizen.”

― Jeff Cooper

“Wake up, America. With a porous southern border, we have no idea who’s in our country.”

― Jeff Duncan

“Math? Forget about it. If I add four plus eight plus six, I have to count on my fingers. I guess I’m hooked up differently.”

― Jeff Dunham

“The quarterback gets plenty of protection in the pocket, and he picks up protection out of the pocket; he’s got protection down the field on his slides.”

― Jeff Fisher

“But overall, Obama’s record on the environment has been uninspired – and that’s putting it kindly. He hasn’t stopped coal companies from blowing up mountaintops and devastating large regions of Appalachia.”

― Jeff Goodell

“Corn is already the most subsidized crop in America, raking in a total of $51 billion in federal handouts between 1995 and 2005 – twice as much as wheat subsidies and four times as much as soybeans. Ethanol itself is propped up by hefty subsidies, including a fifty-one-cent-per-gallon tax allowance for refiners.”

― Jeff Goodell

“My oldest grew up on Disney, but my youngest is all about Snapchat and YouTube.”

― Jeff Jarrett

“I write in reverse: Rather than come up with a narrative and write jokes for that narrative, I write jokes independently of the narrative, then I try to fit them in.”

― Jeff Kinney

“It seems that when anything aimed at kids catches on, it causes the collective antennae of the older set to go up.”

― Jeff Kinney

“Oliver Queen/Green Arrow is a character whose core is about legacy and responsibility. And that all comes from his father and the responsibilities of living up to his legacy.”

― Jeff Lemire

“I grew up in Arkansas, and I went to Little Rock Central High, which was the site of a desegregation crisis in ’57. I graduated in ’97.”

― Jeff Nichols

“’Indiana Jones’ was me growing up. I could quote lines from ‘Tango and Cash’ as much as I could quote lines from ‘The Searchers’.”

― Jeff Nichols

“Players and coaches alike, you sign up for 82 games. You get paid for 82.”

― Jeff Van Gundy

“I grew up watching CNN, and my memory of CNN is James Earl Jones saying, ‘This is CNN.’”

― Jeff Zucker

“I always dress up for recordings.”

― Jefferson Mays

“I always keep a damp beauty blender and a powder compact in my purse, and I touch up a lot.”

― Jeffree Star

“Even if I’m in a movie theatre, I’ll touch up an hour into the film because I know I could be a little shiny.”

― Jeffree Star

“What props up biological research, at least in the vaunted U.S. of A., involves a situation so deeply imbued with entitlement mentality that it has sunk into institutional corruption.”

― Jeffrey C. Hall

“I grew up in a jazz household. They made me listen to jazz before I could hear my Motown.”

― Jeffrey Osborne

“In the early 1990s, when a lot of the developing world opened up to international capital flows… they ended up in very good long-term projects, but projects that weren’t going to pay off for five or 10 or 20 years.”

― Jeffrey Sachs

“I grew up in San Fransisco in a very liberal community. My environment was very, very open and very liberal.”

― Jeffrey Tambor

“I’m really aging myself, but I grew up with ‘Playhouse 90’ and the plays on the air – 90 minute plays.”

― Jeffrey Tambor

“When I was a kid, we got up, we walked a number of paces to a television, turned it on, and changed channels.”

― Jeffrey Tambor

“I ski and grew up skiing.”

― Jeffrey Wright

“I spent all day in front of a digital screen, but I’m about to curl up with a book.”

― Jeffrey Zeldman

“Coal is cheap, but up to what extent are we going to allow coal plants to operate?”

― Jejomar Binay

“Get up from that piano. You hurtin’ its feelings.”

― Jelly Roll Morton

“Well, I grew up in the ’80s, which was a really massive time for sci-fi.”

― Jemaine Clement

“I’m such a fangirl when it comes to other writers. I read 250 books a year, and I’m always talking up books by other authors.”

― Jen Lancaster

“When I’m not working, I definitely I like waking up at noon.”

― Jena Malone

“We didn’t have a beauty shop as I grew up.”

― Jenifer Lewis

“I’m aware that not all kids can pick up and fly to Panama. I’m very lucky.”

― Jenna Bush

“I like to dress up.”

― Jenna Marbles

“When I’m treating myself, it’s a full-on burrito, all loaded up!”

― Jenna Ushkowitz

“I would write poems and think up melodies to them later.”

― Jennette McCurdy

“I’ve never had a roommate, even when I was growing up.”

― Jennette McCurdy

“I’m always thinking ‘Don’t mess this up.’”

― Jennette McCurdy

“The number of times I have fallen down is the number of times I have gotten up.”

― Jenni Rivera

“I can’t get caught up in the negative because that destroys you.”

― Jenni Rivera

“What inspires you, what excites you when you wake up in the morning?”

― Jennifer Aniston

“I grew up as a tomboy, so I’m used to being around guys.”

― Jennifer Bini Taylor

“I think I’m comedy-attractive, but it’s never gonna be me and Charlize Theron up there.”

― Jennifer Coolidge

“I am allergic to a certain kind of glue. Most eyelash glues are terrible, the glue in acrylic nails. I get a rash up my arm and face.”

― Jennifer Coolidge

“I grew up in the 1970s, and my friends and I felt very keenly that we had missed the ’60s. We were bummed out about it.”

― Jennifer Egan

“I didn’t grow up beautiful.”

― Jennifer Flavin

“I would roll up pennies to take the subway to work in Times Square. I was broke, but I was happy.”

― Jennifer Garner

“Less than a year after loading the company up with debt, Romney and Bain gave themselves bonuses four times bigger than the $8 million they had put into the deal.”

― Jennifer Granholm

“Unfortunately, the people I end up seeing the least are my girlfriends.”

― Jennifer Grey

“Growing up, I didn’t know anybody who didn’t have a miner in the family. Both of my grandfathers were miners.”

― Jennifer Haigh

“I had, probably, a more challenging experience growing up than most middle-class chicks.”

― Jennifer Hale

“I was a homebody growing up.”

― Jennifer Hudson

“People often ask if my books should be read in any particular order, but they’re all standalone novels, so picking up any one of them would be fine.”

― Jennifer McMahon

“There is a certain generation who have grown up being able to mash up, to tinker with, every system they’ve ever encountered.”

― Jennifer Pahlka

“I think there is a big disjuncture between what we are served up as consumers and what we are served up as citizens.”

― Jennifer Pahlka

“I’ve virtually grown up in the television industry.”

― Jennifer Winget

“When people feel safe, they can come up with ideas.”

― Jennifer Yuh Nelson

“I still can’t set up the ironing-board. A complete Luddite.”

― Jenny Eclair

“I seldom have my stuff up unless I’m testing it. If I’m worrying about a painting, I put it up and see if I detest it quickly or slowly. Otherwise I have things by other artists.”

― Jenny Holzer

“I come from a very uncool profession: being a washed up child actor.”

― Jenny Lewis

“I’m an American songwriter, and I write from a very American perspective, and so did the records I grew up listening to.”

― Jenny Lewis

“I wanted to be in Jim Carrey comedy movies before I met him. I wanted to be a comedian on Stage 19, yukking it up.”

― Jenny McCarthy

“If you ask 99.9 percent of parents who have children with autism if we’d rather have the measles versus autism, we’d sign up for the measles.”

― Jenny McCarthy

“Both of my grandmothers were needlewomen, so I grew up around dress design.”

― Jenny Packham

“I grew up in Shanghai, a big urban city.”

― Jenova Chen

“You don’t get rewarded for taking risk; you get rewarded for buying cheap assets. And if the assets you bought got pushed up in price simply because they were risky, then you are not going to be rewarded for taking a risk; you are going to be punished for it.”

― Jeremy Grantham

“I don’t think the BBC supporting digital switchover is top slicing. Top slicing is putting the license fee up for grabs for other broadcasters to bid for.”

― Jeremy Hunt

“I think the job of artists is to stir things up.”

― Jeremy Irons

“I was an athlete when I was growing up.”

― Jeremy Renner

“I grew up watching a lot of stuff, like ‘Teen Titans.’”

― Jeremy Shada

“I got into standup because I wanted to be an actor, and then I ended up loving standup for the next eleven years.”

― Jermaine Fowler

“Growing up, I’ve always made a point to not be placed in a box.”

― Jermaine Fowler

“When I’m warming up on the sidelines, I can often hear monkey chants. Me, who played so many matches for Germany.”

― Jerome Boateng

“We understand that America’s prosperity is bound up with the prosperity of other nations, including emerging market nations.”

― Jerome Powell

“He just kind of talks them through, and then I get the fun part cause I get to make up the stories.”

― Jerry B. Jenkins

“He slides into second with a stand up double.”

― Jerry Coleman

“When I was a school kid in Coventry, I used to put up anti-apartheid stickers.”

― Jerry Dammers

“I grew up in the segregated South, right here in Lynchburg, Virginia.”

― Jerry Falwell

“And for me there’s still more material than 20 lifetimes that I can use up.”

― Jerry Garcia

“I think that N.W.A. picked up where Bobby Kennedy and Martin Luther King would have gone if they hadn’t been assassinated.”

― Jerry Heller

“I grew up in that era of Hendrix and Joplin and The Doors, and the Summer of Love and Haight-Ashbury, and even the Panthers. That was my era; that’s what I was into.”

― Jerry Heller

“I’ve always showed up. If I got paid.”

― Jerry Lee Lewis

“When I was a kid of six or seven, I used to get up on the stove woodpile for a stage and I’d put on the wildest show.”

― Jerry Reed

“The art gods cooked up something special for James Ensor.”

― Jerry Saltz

“I pointedly avoid doing sequels, since for the most part I find that a sequel rarely stands up to the original.”

― Jerry Spinelli

“The Lakers had been home to me, unlike the home I had grown up and felt apart from.”

― Jerry West

“Going around under an umbrella interferes with one’s looking up at the sky.”

― Jerzy Kosinski

“On one hand, I am very pessimistic, but on the other hand, if I didn’t believe that speaking up would do something, I wouldn’t have spoken.”

― Jesmyn Ward

“We all go through sad times, but I was brought up to be positive.”

― Jess Glynne

“I was in a lot of bands growing up.”

― Jesse Andrews

“I’ve found that eliminating not-so-important choices really frees up my mental capacity to think about the important ones.”

― Jesse Itzler

“I realized that so much of our precious time is taken up by obligations that we don’t even really need.”

― Jesse Itzler

“Never look down on anybody unless you’re helping him up.”

― Jesse Jackson

“There’s a full-court press to put down an uprising around Ferguson, but no preparation for lifting up the people there.”

― Jesse Jackson

“We must not measure greatness from the mansion down, but from the manger up.”

― Jesse Jackson

“I grew up on a plantation in Alabama in a small town outside of Montgomery.”

― Jesse Lee Peterson

“I’m always up to no good, messing about.”

― Jesse Lingard

“I grew up in a town outside of Waco, Texas, and we had 30 acres.”

― Jesse Plemons

“Well, certainly at the Golden Globes, during every commercial break everyone gets up and schmoozes with each other.”

― Jesse Tyler Ferguson

“If you were to come to Minnesota, I could have you locked up like that. That’s power.”

― Jesse Ventura

“If Jesus came back today, I think he’d throw up.”

― Jesse Ventura

“I’ll never give up my Dior mascara.”

― Jessica Capshaw

“I’m inspired by people who are so sensitive and vulnerable that they try to cover it up.”

― Jessica Chastain

“I grew up poor.”

― Jessica Chastain

“I grew up in the English countryside, raising ducks and chickens.”

― Jessica Henwick

“I had been in talks with Marvel prior to ‘Iron Fist,’ and I had researched all the prominent female roles that I was interested in. Colleen Wing came up really early in the process, and I had a strange feeling.”

― Jessica Henwick

“I got an agent when I was 16 up in Vancouver, Canada.”

― Jessica Lowndes

“I grew up in Palestine, West Virginia, which is mostly a farming community; there aren’t a lot of jobs.”

― Jessica Lynch

“’To Kill A Mockingbird’ is one of my favourite novels, my mum brought me up reading it, and it never fails to move me.”

― Jessica Marais

“I’ve always looked up to Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey for their outstanding vocal performances. I’ve always been inspired by them.”

― Jessica Mauboy

“I have an enormous family because I’m from Montreal and my family’s Catholic, so my dad has eight siblings and they all have kids and we all grew up in the same property on weekends and summers.”

― Jessica Pare

“I grew up on musicals, and I love them so much.”

― Jessica Rothe

“I loved rom-coms growing up. So, of course I wanted to be in one and be the girl that I had watched up on the screen so many times when I was 13.”

― Jessica Rothe

“To be a mentor for up-and-coming artists is right up my alley.”

― Jessica Simpson

“When I was 15, I got a job at the first Hollister that opened up.”

― Jessica Stroup

“I can’t be so guarded up all the time. I know it’s not healthy.”

― Jessie Reyez

“I’m not embarrassed by any of my music. I’ll even own up to the old Backstreet Boys albums.”

― Jessie Usher

“The only opponent who has been able to keep up with me was Roberto Carlos.”

― Jesus Navas

“I grew up in a household that was very left wing.”

― Jez Butterworth

“I mean, I grew up in a very musical family.”

― Jihae

“If you cut a painter’s hands off, he’d still feel the urge to pick up a brush.”

― Jil Sander

“I don’t keep up with Twitter all day long.”

― Jill Abramson

“I just didn’t work that much while the kids were growing up.”

― Jill Clayburgh

“I grew up playing with boys in the yard and my brother in the backyard and boys in the schoolyard.”

― Jill Ellis

“I think people get hung up on starters and 11s, and that number kind of rings through a lot of media’s heads.”

― Jill Ellis

“I love foods that start in my cheeks and then vibrate up.”

― Jill Scott

“A lot of the girls I grew up with were pregnant by the time they were 16. I just was lucky.”

― Jill Scott

“One of the reasons my ex-husband and I broke up is that he stopped eating my food.”

― Jill Scott

“I could open up a little gym, and I would be blissfully happy.”

― Jillian Michaels

“We can provide beta software to our developers in advance of the general public. We can easily link up with external partners, customers, and suppliers.”

― Jim Barksdale

“We’ve tapped into a huge demand, and it’s up to us to fulfill that demand and to be creative doing it.”

― Jim Barksdale

“But then you have to write a song, so at that point, I picked up the reins and started to write lyrics.”

― Jim Capaldi

“We all ended up jumping up and down, hugging each other when Ali won; cause Ali is the greatest.”

― Jim Capaldi

“I grew up outside of DC, New York state, and Connecticut.”

― Jim Coleman

“Narrative is so rich; it’s given up so much.”

― Jim Crace

“When I was a youngster, I was brought up in a very political background on an estate in north London.”

― Jim Crace

“I know I was a businessman for years, and I stayed up countless nights worrying about having to let one person go. It’s a terrible thing to do.”

― Jim DeMint

“As a youngster, I played in Little League, Pony League, and all sorts of amateur baseball programs growing up.”

― Jim Evans

“I initially signed up for Twitter just to do jokes I wasn’t going to do in my stand-up routine.”

― Jim Gaffigan

“Up to 80 percent of the fish that we catch spend at least part of their lives in estuaries.”

― Jim Gerlach

“We don’t think much about the up and down of the public market.”

― Jim Goetz

“But most people don’t come up to me and express a lot of emotion.”

― Jim Hodges

“Somebody brought up the idea of reissuing ‘Tribute To 1’ because it was out of print on vinyl.”

― Jim James

“After I wake up, I always meditate.”

― Jim James

“I grew up on, and kind of came of age, during the grunge movement and was introduced to Neil Young and Bob Dylan and grew up on that path.”

― Jim James

“I didn’t go to classes there, but ended up at the Cinematheque, and there it opened up even wider because there I saw a variety of films from all over the world.”

― Jim Jarmusch

“I like people who shake other people up and make them feel uncomfortable.”

― Jim Morrison

“I love seeing tennis up close.”

― Jim Parsons

“Even with the fact that I grew up in North Carolina, ‘Jim Rash’ just screams ‘Southern boy.’”

― Jim Rash

“Wherever a writer grew up, they’re obviously influenced by that area, and I’m sure their characters are pulled from those experiences.”

― Jim Rash

“I think that getting responsibility and structure are huge parts of growing up.”

― Jim Rash

“In fact, entitlement spending on programs such as Medicare, Medicaid, and Social Security make up 54% of federal spending, and spending is projected to double within the next decade. Medicare is growing by 9% annually, and Medicaid by 8% annually.”

― Jim Ryun

“I trekked in the Himalayas, walked up to the Gangotri, and lived in an ashram.”

― Jim Sarbh

“I’d grown up very Catholic, parochial school, and Warlock was a way of working a lot of things out.”

― Jim Starlin

“Don’t give up. Don’t ever give up.”

― Jim Valvano

“Rock is so much fun. That’s what it’s all about – filling up the chest cavities and empty kneecaps and elbows.”

― Jimi Hendrix

“If it was up to me, there wouldn’t be no such thing as the establishment.”

― Jimi Hendrix

“I grew up on two wheels in the dirt.”

― Jimmie Johnson

“I lived in Wisconsin for a while, so I keep my eyes on the Packers. I grew up in San Diego, so there’s the Chargers, but outside of that, I’m really kind of lame because I don’t have a specific team I pull for.”

― Jimmie Johnson

“Where I grew up, there were times when we didn’t have anything to eat.”

― Jimmy Barnes

“And I wound up in New Orleans for all those years and it was a great place, really a catalyst creatively.”

― Jimmy Buffett

“Whoever I suit up for… I’m going to do my job.”

― Jimmy Butler

“I grew up looking at National Geographic. I always wondered who was taking the photos and how.”

― Jimmy Chin

“I grew up in the church and had always questioned what they were telling me.”

― Jimmy Cliff

“If we should have to fight, we should be prepared to so so from the neck up instead of from the neck down.”

― Jimmy Doolittle

“I was brought up in the Boys’ Brigade and grew up not swearing. It’s so lovely to behave decently, civilly.”

― Jimmy Hill

“You should try and fail and not be afraid. Get up again.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“That’s how I grew up – it wasn’t cool to not have a good system.”

― Jimmy Iovine

“I always felt if we were going in to do an album, there should already be a lot of structure already made up so we could get on with that and see what else happened.”

― Jimmy Page

“As an actor, I just want to keep mixing it up.”

― Jimmy Smits

“I have no regular schedule. I get up whenever I can.”

― Jimmy Wales

“I don’t like doing stand-up, because I don’t like standing up.”

― Jo Brand

“The government is slowly waking up to the scale of the personal tragedy of delayed autism diagnosis.”

― Jo Cox

“The West Coast blew me up years ago. Ten years ago, I was already selling out five or six shows in a row in the West. Then all of a sudden, the Midwest, Chicago, Illinois, just embraced me so well.”

― Jo Koy

“One of them would definitely be the Nelson Mandela gig, when I played the tribute song for him. He was up and dancing, and he really enjoyed it. It was a really lovely occasion.”

― Joan Armatrading

“I grew up in a world that told girls they couldn’t play rock ‘n’ roll.”

― Joan Jett

“We were really grown up for our age and it was an incredible special band.”

― Joan Jett

“Life does not measure up to performing… Performing is perfect.”

― Joan Rivers

“It’s so long since I’ve had sex I’ve forgotten who ties up who.”

― Joan Rivers

“It’s been so long since I’ve had sex I’ve forgotten who ties up whom.”

― Joan Rivers

“Put me up against Sarah Silverman and I could take her.”

― Joan Rivers

“I now have a plan – I haven’t had a plan up until this year.”

― Joan Severance

“My brother Mark still lives in the house we grew up in.”

― Joan Van Ark

“I had been doing plays in New York and on a whim we packed up and moved West, I started doing commercials and plays and guest star spots on TV and one thing led to another and I got Knots Landing.”

― Joan Van Ark

“Growing up, ‘Cosmo’ was my lifeline to the world. A world that I wanted to be in but couldn’t get to yet.”

― Joanna Coles

“I had always had a dream to open up a boutique of some sort.”

― Joanna Gaines

“I’ve made up so many stores about my name, I can’t remember.”

― Joaquin Phoenix

“I haven’t been hunting for years. It is just a tradition I grew up with.”

― Jochen Zeitz

“In Africa, you can make three acres sustainable relatively easily, but 50,000 acres? It’s not about picking up towels or sleeping in a tent.”

― Jochen Zeitz

“I don’t pick up toys. I crush them.”

― Jocko Willink

“I grew up with ‘Cinderella.’ So that was my go-to Disney film, definitely. It was princess-related, and coming from a smaller area in Illinois and wanting to do something greater than myself in Broadway, that was a film that I could really relate to.”

― Jodi Benson

“I used to sing when I was into local theatre but gave it up to concentrate on dance.”

― Jodie Comer

“I love European movies and I kind of grew up on European films.”

― Jodie Foster

“There’s the chiselled superhero that we’re used to seeing and we’ve all grown up with. But Doctor Who has never been that, which is wonderful. It’s attainable in so many ways.”

― Jodie Whittaker

“I 100% want to support the movement, #MeToo and Time’s Up. We are a sisterhood.”

― Jodie Whittaker

“I did little theater things growing up.”

― Jody Hill

“I’m an equal-opportunity law-enforcement guy – I lock everybody up.”

― Joe Arpaio

“I think we should drill up in Alaska.”

― Joe Barton

“I always wake up at the crack of ice.”

― Joe E. Lewis

“I don’t really feel any different when I get up on stage.”

― Joe Elliott

“I grew up in Beaufort, South Carolina, in a six-room farmhouse with a couple of leaning posts to keep it from fallin’. I came up in a time when men were men.”

― Joe Frazier

“Airbnb was born out of necessarity. Our rent went up. It was born out of a problem.”

― Joe Gebbia

“It’s a very competitive thing, pro sports. The hardest thing in pro sports is staying up there.”

― Joe Gibbs

“One must not mix up prudence with gestures of servility.”

― Joe Kaeser

“Every morning you get up, risk starts.”

― Joe Kaeser

“The individual Siemens businesses must be able to keep up with the specialists in the industry and be at least as good as their strongest competitors.”

― Joe Kaeser

“Tariffs would mean prices going up, and customers don’t want higher prices.”

― Joe Kaeser

“Everybody knows I return all of my phone calls. I pick up my cell phone myself, much to the chagrin of my staff.”

― Joe Lhota

“Those who ultimately shake up an industry are often outsiders who don’t know any better.”

― Joe Lonsdale

“When I was boxing I made five million and wound up broke, owing the government a million.”

― Joe Louis

“I grew up a misfit. I never fit in.”

― Joe Manganiello

“When I was growing up, it was Clint Eastwood, it was Harrison Ford and Steve McQueen – these guys were tough. They were leading men, but they were also tough and physical.”

― Joe Manganiello

“It’s tricky when I’m constantly traveling and adjusting to new time zones and trying to also keep up with my workouts.”

― Joe Manganiello

“Well, I grew up in the Bay Area, so I’ve been in earthquakes before.”

― Joe Morgan

“I actually went to the university as a psychology major, and at orientation, they took us around the campus and took us to the theater for a skit. At the end of the skit, I literally could not get up out of my seat.”

― Joe Morton

“Till I was 13, I thought my name was ‘Shut Up.’”

― Joe Namath

“In private some critics have come up to me afterwards and told me they honestly enjoyed the movie. Then they’d tell me that they’re still going to have to write it up negatively.”

― Joe Pantoliano

“I grew up very fast. I was always hanging around with older kids.”

― Joe Penny

“It was always the intent, in a larger arc, to split the Avengers up before the greatest threat that they’ve ever seen.”

― Joe Russo

“We grew up on Scorsese and Coppola and ’70s crime thrillers.”

― Joe Russo

“We grew up near a cinematheque in Cleveland, so we were very influenced by international cinema, the French New Wave, Italian neo-realists.”

― Joe Russo

“First favorite character growing up was Spider-Man, second was Wolverine.”

― Joe Russo

“And, in some ways I like traveling, in other ways I’m sort of fed up by the whole notion.”

― Joe Sacco

“I hated the Yankees and Dodgers and wound up managing both.”

― Joe Torre

“Pitchers make adjustments, and it’s up to the hitters to readjust and sort of tweak what they do.”

― Joe Torre

“We’ve beat up our umpires. They’re now allowed to be human.”

― Joe Torre

“I grew up being taught, ‘Do unto others as they would do unto you.’ I would get scolded for not being polite.”

― Joel Edgerton

“What an audience decides about where certain characters come from is really up to them.”

― Joel Edgerton

“Onions, along with leeks, garlic, shallots and scallions, make up the allium family of vegetables, which can have beneficial effects on the cardiovascular and immune systems, as well as possible anti-diabetic and anti-cancer effects.”

― Joel Fuhrman

“I grew up in a working class neighborhood in Sweden, which, during my teens, gentrified and is now completely middle class and even upper middle class.”

― Joel Kinnaman

“I think I grew up with the idea that there was something comforting about preparing food.”

― Joel Robuchon

“We can’t begin to feed ourselves with a local-centric system if we lock up land in royal manor models.”

― Joel Salatin

“I took up French boys and wine and I studied psychology.”

― Joely Fisher

“I have so much to live up to as well as live down.”

― Joely Fisher

“And whatever my weight, I’ve always been skinny from the waist up.”

― Joely Richardson

“My doctor is wonderful. Once, in 1955, when I couldn’t afford an operation, he touched up the X-rays.”

― Joey Bishop

“I’ve always worked on the machines, especially the 125 and 250 which are really difficult to set up.”

― Joey Dunlop

“I’ve got so much material; like, it feels as if every day I’m coming up with so many riffs.”

― Joey Jordison

“I don’t think politics and sport should be mixed up.”

― Johan Eliasch

“I grew up all over the world, including countries such as Sweden, Norway, U.S.A., and Kuwait.”

― Johan Renck

“If children grew up according to early indications, we should have nothing but geniuses.”

― Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

“The discovery of various phenomena has led to a recognition of the fact that the chemical atom is an individual which again is itself made up of several units into a selfcontained whole.”

― Johannes Stark

“I am from Michigan; I am from Grosse Pointe. I was upper class growing up there.”

― John 5

“I grew up listening to Barney Kessel and Wes Montgomery, Kenny Burrell, guys with blues backgrounds.”

― John Abercrombie

“In show business, you get chewed up and spit out.”

― John Aniston

“Now listen lads, I’m not happy with our tackling. We’re hurting them but they keep getting up.”

― John B. Keane

“When the movie was done, Number Five was crated up. Eric took him over to Germany; displayed him over there because Germans really liked this movie. It was very popular with them.”

― John Badham

“Sex: the thing that takes up the least amount of time and causes the most amount of trouble.”

― John Barrymore

“Where one industry stumbles, another rises up.”

― John Battelle

“I haven’t given up on the possibility that sweet reason will prevail.”

― John Bolton

“Wisdom cannot come by railroad or automobile or aeroplane, or be hurried up by telegraph or telephone.”

― John Burroughs

“It is admitted on all sides that we must equalize the revenue and expenditures. The scheme of borrowing to make up an increasing deficit must, in the end, if continued, prove ruinous.”

― John C. Calhoun

“Even your chin is made up of exploded stars.”

― John C. Mather

“As you get older, time speeds up but life slows down.”

― John C. Maxwell

“A lot of things went incredibly well for ‘Scrubs’: from a ridiculous number of downloads on the iPods, to whenever they issue a new season on DVD it kinda sells out, and we got nominated for an Emmy. To be picked up for six years is all gravy, man.”

― John C. McGinley

“If you’re all loaded up on love, you haven’t got anywhere else to go.”

― John Cale

“When you’re up nine, you’re supposed to win.”

― John Calipari

“The opportunity to coach Kerry Kittles I wouldn’t give up for anything.”

― John Calipari

“If I’m up at 4 in the morning, it’s because I’m just coming in.”

― John Calipari

“I was brought up very Catholic, and the character of Tommy Gnosis got his name from there.”

― John Cameron Mitchell

“I would not encourage everyone to take up this profession. Not everyone is suited for any particular field.”

― John Cameron

“I did the ‘Tonight Show’ once, and I choked up. I get intimidated.”

― John Candy

“Every member of the U.S. Armed Forces knows what they signed up for, and they know what their job is, and they are proud of their job.”

― John Cena

“I grew up watching the Lakers.”

― John Cho

“The day will happen whether or not you get up.”

― John Ciardi

“The thrill I got discovering Buster Keaton when I was growing up was so exciting. He was one of the greats.”

― John Cleese

“Anyone who wants bookstores to survive is portrayed as a Luddite who goes around smashing up Kindles.”

― John Connolly

“The bands that do well don’t get caught up in fads; they are just true to themselves.”

― John Corabi

“I’m glad I won it because when I grew up the Pulitzer was the award that every composer wanted and I was like that too.”

― John Corigliano

“The movies have got more corporate, they’re making fewer movies in general, and those they are making are all $200-$300m tent-pole releases that eat up all the oxygen.”

― John Cusack

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good to go for the great.”

― John D. Rockefeller

“I’ve screwed up a lot, but I’ve always admitted it.”

― John Daly

“I wasn’t a silver-spoon kid on the golf course growing up.”

― John Daly

“So many people – DPs, writers, and the assistants that go on to be directors and writers – come from the School of Spike Lee. He’s almost set up an Institution of Spike Lee.”

― John David Washington

“No, we have our ups and downs, but we’re all very up at the moment.”

― John Deacon

“I went along and basically learned a few of the songs they were doing at the time, which were quite a few of the songs we ended up doing on our first album.”

― John Deacon

“In my judgment, the president should reject Keystone and step up natural gas exports.”

― John Delaney

“One of the ways usually that you build a bipartisan agreement is one side gives up a little, and the other side gives up a little.”

― John Dickerson

“I have grown up in the bright light of America.”

― John Edwards

“In the simplest terms, a leader is one who knows where she wants and gets up and goes.”

― John Erskine

“The other thing in composition is opening up the unconscious.”

― John Fahey

“Hmmm. I think a lot of people can write poems that are howls of anguish. I think I’ve probably written such things and then torn them up.”

― John Fuller

“I grew up in the unlikely place of Connecticut. The Eastern Woodlands. It was semi-rural where I grew up. I was fascinated by the Piqua and the Mohegan Indians of that area.”

― John Fusco

“Those old westerns are the movies I grew up with on Saturday afternoons at the theater.”

― John Glenn

“The whole band is from Alaska. It’s like growing up anywhere else.”

― John Gourley

“I grew up singing in a church choir.”

― John Grant

“The self-image of many contemporary sportswriters seems to depend on maintaining that were it not for sports, athletes would be pumping gas, if they were not sticking up the gas station.”

― John Gregory Dunne

“It is very difficult to get up resentment towards persons whom one has never seen.”

― John Henry Newman

“We must make up our minds to be ignorant of much, if we would know anything.”

― John Henry Newman

“In the end, I did end up repeating seventh grade.”

― John Hickenlooper

“I grew up thinking that you were supposed to read and write all your waking hours.”

― John Hope

“I grew up in a strong family; we had strong family bonds.”

― John Howard

“I grew up in Derry, of course, and it was – Derry was the worst example of Northern Ireland’s discrimination.”

― John Hume

“It is very hard to stay up there in the Top 20.”

― John Isner

“Ethical is ‘I’ll wait and do what’s right even in the hardest times and even if I have to give up gains to do it.’”

― John J. Mack

“As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature.”

― John James Audubon

“It is a curious fact that the word ‘essayist’ showed up in English before it existed in French.”

― John Jeremiah Sullivan

“Directing was a great experience, but it’s terrifying to have the responsibility of carving up the other actors’ performances.”

― John Krasinski

“If there was ever someone to look up to, it’s Tom Hanks.”

― John Krasinski

“There’s tons of people with talent; it’s the system that’s all screwed up.”

― John Kricfalusi

“When Elvis made his mass-media debut on ‘The Ed Sullivan Show’ – his notorious gyrations filmed only from the waist up – I fell off the family chaise longue with delight.”

― John Lahr

“I grew up abroad, and when I first passed through London in the 1970s, it seemed a drab and provincial place.”

― John Lanchester

“At Pixar, we do sequels only when we come up with a great idea, and we always strive to be different than the original.”

― John Lasseter

“Probably more than any other movie we’ve made here at Pixar, ‘Up’ was the one we were the most nervous about.”

― John Lasseter

“I started up this program here in Bermuda, working with what society deems under-privileged kids, at-risk kids.”

― John Layfield

“Texas was a hotbed for professional wrestling when I was growing up.”

― John Layfield

“We did not go to that many movies in a theater in the little town I grew up in.”

― John Lee Hancock

“I grew up in a refinery town in Texas, and we weren’t fancy enough to have a McDonald’s.”

― John Lee Hancock

“I hitchhiked, took trucks ‘n’ trains – anything that would pick me up. I stopped in Memphis for about six months and they found me and come got me. Stayed about a month an’ split again.”

― John Lee Hooker

“I grew up very poor in rural Alabama.”

― John Lewis

“Time sneaks up on you like a windshield on a bug.”

― John Lithgow

“I look on myself as a sort of hybrid, having grown up in the world of Shakespeare out in the cornfields of Ohio.”

― John Lithgow

“Growing up in an atmosphere of storytelling made me an actor.”

― John Lithgow

“I loved growing up in Ohio.”

― John Lithgow

“If someone who knows what’s going on comes up and says they liked the music, I appreciate that.”

― John Lurie

“I’d rather give up my ears than my eyes, which might sound unusual for a musician.”

― John Lydon

“Obama’s dense as a doorbell; not much going on up there – it’s a wooden top.”

― John Lydon

“I love discordancy. It makes people ill at ease and wakes up a part of their brain that’s normally asleep.”

― John Lydon

“My inspiration is everything that the human being gets up to.”

― John Lydon

“I don’t wake up drenched in sweat because I haven’t been on stage in years.”

― John Malkovich

“Wink and shut their apprehensions up.”

― John Marston

“Take up our quarrel with the foe: To you from falling hands we throw.”

― John McCrae

“I am someone who gets pretty worked up.”

― John McEnroe

“Ireland is a peculiar society in the sense that it was a nineteenth century society up to about 1970 and then it almost bypassed the twentieth century.”

― John McGahern

“If I had to live on record sales, I’d be pushing up the daisies.”

― John McLaughlin

“Lawyers are like beavers: They get in the mainstream and dam it up.”

― John Naisbitt

“I’m very fond of Glasgow, particularly the West End. The whole stretch of the west coast of Scotland from Loch Lomond up through Mallaig to the Kyle of Localsh is so beautiful.”

― John Niven

“Armando Iannucci is one of my heroes. As I was growing up, he was probably the most influential comic voice that I had.”

― John Oliver

“Politicians don’t really bring up religion in England.”

― John Oliver

“If you rent, the rent goes up every year. But if you buy a 30-year mortgage, the cost is fixed.”

― John Paulson

“There have been many very successful acquirers, where they’ve bought up companies, and they’ve grown their earnings very rapidly, and the stock has appreciated tremendously.”

― John Paulson

“I grew up in Sydney in a very political household, where we were all for the underdog.”

― John Pilger

“There is a new conservative establishment in America, made up of those who claim to be the anti-establishment.”

― John Podhoretz

“I still enjoy the heck out of getting up there to play shows every night.”

― John Prine

“I never gave up on ‘Archie.’ I started picking up ‘Archie’ comics when I was in my thirties, and then I started subscribing to them.”

― John Prine

“I found it easier to make up songs than to learn other people’s songs.”

― John Prine

“If I ask for money, all I get is advice. But if I ask for advice, I end up getting money.”

― John Quelch

“It is of no use to discover our own faults and infirmities unless the discovery prompts up to amendment.”

― John Quincy Adams

“When I go to the garage to pick up my clubs, I clean the spider webs off.”

― John Ratzenberger

“I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with.”

― John Ratzenberger

“I come from Bridgeport, Connecticut and have friends I grew up with there.”

― John Ratzenberger

“Judges have to have the humility to recognize that they operate within a system of precedent, shaped by other judges equally striving to live up to the judicial oath.”

― John Roberts

“Agents are deal makers, and they’re really, really good at making deals. But they’re also exceptionally helpful after the deal is made – agents act as a good intermediary between authors and publishers whenever disagreements come up.”

― John Romaniello

“Growing up in California, I obviously knew about our deep connections with the Japanese.”

― John Roos

“When a man is wrapped up in himself, he makes a pretty small package.”

― John Ruskin

“Natural abilities can almost compensate for the want of every kind of cultivation, but no cultivation of the mind can make up for the want of natural abilities.”

― John Ruskin

“I grew up in southern California in the ’80s. Yes, I am a walking cliche.”

― John Scalzi

“Although the flagship brand, Pepsi-Cola, has always been second to Coca-Cola, the Frito-Lay division is ten times larger than its largest competitor, Diamond Foods, Inc., of San Francisco. Its products take up whole aisles at Walmart.”

― John Seabrook

“I usually don’t write at night, but there are times where I wake up at 3 in the morning and write all night.”

― John Searles

“All the kids looked up to my father because he was known to be that dude who knocks people out.”

― John Singleton

“In the scattered settlements of this Diocese, schools and Churches are of necessity for many years few in number, and multitudes of both sexes are growing up in great ignorance.”

― John Strachan

“If we’re going to acquire, what are we going to do differently? We came up with six rules of thumb. Whenever I’ve violated two of them, I usually get into trouble.”

― John T. Chambers

“I call it ‘the Etch A Sketch life.’ Every few years, you should shake that thing up.”

― John Tesh

“I’m almost a vegetarian. I have a very rigid exercise routine. I’m up at 6 A.M.; I take a lot of ginseng.”

― John Tesh

“Every three or four shows, we have somebody that will come up onstage and propose marriage.”

― John Tesh

“I suppose the key for me is about opening up experiences and untold stories to audiences.”

― John Tiffany

“The whole notion of never growing up is incredibly intense and emotional.”

― John Tiffany

“I think my best feature are my abs. They’re cut up.”

― John Wall

“Teen drug use went up dramatically in the 1990s.”

― John Walters

“Keep up the old standards, and day by day raise them higher.”

― John Wanamaker

“Courage is being scared to death… and saddling up anyway.”

― John Wayne

“I think we all are kind of colored by whatever we were raised with or what we came up believing in.”

― John Wells

“I never want to give up the stage.”

― John Wesley Shipp

“Garner up pleasant thoughts in your mind, for pleasant thoughts make pleasant lives.”

― John Wilkins

“Before I got married I had six theories about bringing up children; now I have six children, and no theories.”

― John Wilmot

“Prices have stayed up because people in control of supply decided they could keep them up.”

― John Wilson

“You can’t let praise or criticism get to you. It’s a weakness to get caught up in either one.”

― John Wooden

“I was built up from my dad more than anyone else.”

― John Wooden

“I have not practiced saxophone since 1980. I mean, not one note. I do not pick it up in my house, and that’s the end of it.”

― John Zorn

“My solo music – I get up onstage, I improvise and it’s my improvisation. When I get up onstage with Fred Frith and Mike Patton, then we’re improvising together. Then it’s not my music; it’s our music.”

― John Zorn

“Democracy means that anyone can grow up to be president, and anyone who doesn’t grow up can be vice president.”

― Johnny Carson

“It wasn’t until high school that I realized Avenged Sevenfold was picking up locally.”

― Johnny Christ

“I grew up in Japan. It’s my first memories of life are Japan.”

― Johnny Colt

“I’m a huge wrestling video game fan. I grew up on wrestling video games.”

― Johnny Gargano

“I keep a fiddle hooked up in the music – we’ve got a music room – and try to pick it up.”

― Johnny Gimble

“I grew up listening to the Light Crust Doughboys on WBAP.”

― Johnny Gimble

“If I can’t do something and excel at it and do it well, I have a tendency to give up on it really easy.”

― Johnny Iuzzini

“I grew up in Brooklyn.”

― Johnny Kelly

“I met a guy on the golf course who was a kinesiologist – after I looked up the word, I found out it meant exercise. I started working with him, and that was many years ago.”

― Johnny Mathis

“Guys who chum it up are just OK. Guys who are great players are loners.”

― Johnny Miller

“I have come up the hard way.”

― Johnny Olson

“I’ve done a lot of movies, but none of them that have blown up the way that ‘Divergent’ did.”

― Johnny Simmons

“If an original piece of wardrobe came up from Star Wars, I’d probably spend a lot of money on it.”

― Johnny Vegas

“We didn’t have the lane ropes, we had to get up higher in the water to avoid the little waves.”

― Johnny Weissmuller

“No marriage can stand up under the strain of incessant association.”

― Johnny Weissmuller

“Yeah, we went to England to do a show and I got off the plane and I couldn’t write my name or hold my hand up.”

― Johnny Winter

“I grew up working hard to earn everything I had.”

― Johny Hendricks

“I spent a lot of my childhood growing up in Oklahoma, where I wrestled and played baseball.”

― Johny Hendricks

“I’m done fighting at welterweight. Unless they open up a 175-pound division, I’m moving up to middleweight.”

― Johny Hendricks

“My thing with failure, just forget about it and get up and do it again.”

― JoJo Siwa

“Rapping was a hobby; when I went to college, there were a ton of dudes rapping. I think that’s where I got my rapping chops up.”

― Jon Bellion

“There’s not a platinum record hanging in my house anywhere. It doesn’t exist here. I’m over it. They’re all in the garage, wrapped up in bubblewrap.”

― Jon Bon Jovi

“Success is falling nine times and getting up ten.”

― Jon Bon Jovi

“We’ve been gone five years and the best they could come up with was boy bands?”

― Jon Bon Jovi

“I grew up loving TV so much. It was such an integral part of my youth, and I was completely an Emmy geek.”

― Jon Cryer

“I’m of a generation of director that came up understanding special effects.”

― Jon Favreau

“Led Zeppelin was pretty much what made me pick up drum sticks.”

― Jon Fishman

“I want to get up there and tell entertaining stories but that are also to a certain extent clean.”

― Jon Heder

“It ended up taking eight years to finish college because I got deployed and went overseas.”

― Jon Huertas

“It’s taken a lot of presidents to get us where we are today, a lot of deployments, a lot of wars, a lot engagements. You add them all up.”

― Jon Huntsman, Jr.

“There’s never been a southpaw fighter to make it five rounds with me. These are championship fights, and most of them can’t even make it out of the normal rounds. Fought Chael Sonnen, TKOed him in round one. Fought Vitor Belfort. He made it to round four when I ended up submitting him.”

― Jon Jones

“I would study the best, the most flashy, the guys that had that flair, the guys that had that wow. I’d study those fighters, and I made up my mind that I’d be all of those at once.”

― Jon Jones

“I often get people that come up to me with the UFC 151 poster with me and Dan on it and ask me to sign it.”

― Jon Jones

“While the Beatles always had George Martin around to clean up their act, the Rolling Stones had Andrew Loog Oldham to coarsen theirs.”

― Jon Landau

“If there is one way that I would sum up what the 2016 election was on cable news, it was world-class journalists interviewing morons.”

― Jon Lovett

“I took tap classes growing up.”

― Jon M. Chu

“I opened up Shutterstock to the whole world. I created a contributor community that anyone could give stock photography a shot.”

― Jon Oringer

“My style is a very universal sound, which is very close to where I grew up.”

― Jon Secada

“I grew up speaking both languages, and for me that’s really important.”

― Jon Secada

“I grew up in a community that was bilingual. I’ve done it for a while, singing in both languages.”

― Jon Secada

“I was caught up in the hysteria during the Vietnam era, which was brought about through Marxist propaganda underlying the so-called peace movement.”

― Jon Voight

“I grew up in the ’80s in L.A., so Ice Cube and Magic Johnson are my heroes.”

― Jonah Hill

“Doing something with Uniqlo means you come up with a wardrobe which is universal and quirky.”

― Jonathan Anderson

“I grew up during one of Northern Ireland’s most complex periods.”

― Jonathan Anderson

“I grew up in Washington, D.C. Suffice to say, it was not a garden spot.”

― Jonathan Banks

“’Wiseguy’ for its time was good. It was really good. And it holds up still. But a lot of the restraints have been taken off now.”

― Jonathan Banks

“I get up at 6:17 in the morning. I’ve timed it perfectly.”

― Jonathan Brownlee

“I grew up on Disney movies and, as a kid, I always liked the villains.”

― Jonathan Freeman

“The characters emerge from my rather twisted mind. That’s another enjoyable part of the job making stuff up.”

― Jonathan Kellerman

“I’m a trailer junkie. I love watching movie trailers as soon as they go up.”

― Jonathan Keltz

“When little kids come up to me, I’m a fully-grown adult, and that’s always weird to me.”

― Jonathan Rhys Meyers

“Growing up, we were in a strict household, so we weren’t allowed to have posters of our crushes and stuff on the wall – mine was Cristina Applegate.”

― Jonathan Scott

“I think I’ve been in a lot of really uncomfortable situations, and I think when you’re in uncomfortable situations, it kind of polishes you up a little. It shines you up.”

― Jonathan Van Ness

“I grew up in a town of 30,000 people, and ‘Queer Eye’ was a beacon of light.”

― Jonathan Van Ness

“Paul Simon started piling up a lot of words, more than the bar could handle, and I stopped!”

― Joni Mitchell

“I used to be monastic, almost. Now I’m like a Tibetan that has discovered hamburgers and television. I’m catching up on Americana.”

― Joni Mitchell

“I am constantly disappointing people up in Scotland by not being Scottish!”

― Jonny Lee Miller

“You don’t sign up to ‘Trainspotting’ expecting glamour.”

― Jonny Lee Miller

“I was an All-American at three different weight classes in college. Started off at 149, then 157, and then finished up my senior year at 165.”

― Jordan Burroughs

“Family is family. I grew up in a household where all the four-legged animals were as important as the two-legged animals.”

― Jordan Fisher

“I’ve always been a huge, huge gamer in general, and I definitely grew up with all Nintendo products, and the Super Mario franchise has been a franchise that has shaped culture.”

― Jordan Fisher

“Ryan Giggs and David Beckham were the two players I’ve always looked up to.”

― Jordan Henderson

“It isn’t generally the case that liberals dominate entire hierarchies. That isn’t generally how it works, because the hierarchies are usually set up so that conservatives fill up the hierarchies; it’s in the nature of hierarchy.”

― Jordan Peterson

“My mam and dad have brought me up well.”

― Jordan Pickford

“I like to wear sleeves because they cover up my arms.”

― Jordin Sparks

“Obviously I’ve grown up around YouTubers, people getting millions of hits, but I was never anywhere near that.”

― Jorja Smith

“I played good ball in the minor leagues, and that’s why they called me up to the major leagues.”

― Jose Altuve

“I listened to all the Misfits albums growing up and Red Hot Chili Peppers, too.”

― Jose Gonzalez

“It is the duty of man to raise up man.”

― Jose Marti

“There are those who believe that power is up above, and they don’t notice that it’s actually in the hearts of the great masses.”

― Jose Mujica

“There are plenty of reasons not to put up with the world as it is.”

― Jose Saramago

“There are two ways of lying. One, not telling the truth and the other, making up statistics.”

― Josefina Vazquez Mota

“Many feel discouraged because they have not measured up to their potential.”

― Joseph B. Wirthlin

“Prison is essentially a shortage of space made up for by a surplus of time; to an inmate, both are palpable.”

― Joseph Brodsky

“Life has a great deal up its sleeve.”

― Joseph Brodsky

“Up to 1870, it was equally said of France and of Italy that they possessed no folk-tales. Yet, within fifteen years from that date, over 1000 tales had been collected in each country.”

― Joseph Jacobs

“I usually fish a Hornberg or a Muddler Minnow, a deer-haired streamer that comes in a variety of sizes and colors but replicates a sculpin minnow or a grasshopper. Even if a trout doesn’t take the larger streamers, it can usually be counted on to come up and give a look, revealing its location.”

― Joseph Monninger

“There may well be writers who roll up their sleeves and say, ‘I’m going to write a post-9/11 novel’ but I wasn’t one of those.”

― Joseph O’Neill

“Only those who are built up can build others up, amen?”

― Joseph Prince

“I grew up in a family in which political issues were often discussed, and debated intensely.”

― Joseph Stiglitz

“The serial arsonist is the most difficult to apprehend because the evidence is burned up.”

― Joseph Wambaugh

“Heaving up a blind pass to maybe pick up 10 yards, rather than throwing the ball away – I can’t do that.”

― Josh Allen

“I grew up in Baltimore. And yes, I am a big sports fan, especially when it comes to my local teams.”

― Josh Charles

“I grew up in the Boston suburbs and inherited a stubborn New England refusal to acknowledge frigid temperatures.”

― Josh Gondelman

“I grew up in Los Angeles, and my first musical theatre experiences were at the Music Center in downtown L.A.”

― Josh Groban

“I wound up graduating from the Los Angeles County School for the Arts as a theatre major and then was honored to be accepted into Carnegie Mellon’s Musical Theatre program.”

― Josh Groban

“I’m a lot older than my little brothers and sister, so I think I grew up babysitting them.”

― Josh Hartnett

“I grew up on a dirt road with brothers.”

― Josh Holloway

“I grew up nerdy, scrawny, playing video games, and getting picked on.”

― Josh Keaton

“As The O.C. started up again, I started to feel myself potentially getting pulled away.”

― Josh Schwartz

“I grew up in a house where we danced all the time because we’re Puerto Rican.”

― Josh Segarra

“I grew up in the ’90s, and I loved Nirvana.”

― Josh Trank

“My favorites growing up were always Billy Joel, Michael Jackson… and Placido Domingo.”

― Josh Young

“I grew up in a musical family, but nobody was a professional musician.”

― Joshua Bell

“With ‘Dawson’s Creek,’ I wasn’t a fan of ‘90210,’ and that wasn’t particularly my genre of show. ‘Fringe,’ on the other hand, is right up my alley.”

― Joshua Jackson

“I actually grew up in the ‘burbs – New Rochelle, specifically, most famously home to Rob and Laura Petrie of ‘The Dick Van Dyke Show.’”

― Joshua Malina

“With Jack Abramoff under indictment, a number of readers have suggested that now he might flip and try to offer the feds some figures higher up the food-chain.”

― Joshua Micah Marshall

“Washington is a city that coddles up to and worships power.”

― Joshua Micah Marshall

“I grew up in Seattle, where there isn’t a lot of sun.”

― Josie Bissett

“I’m supposed to be taking time off. But I’m still writing and I have this Gap advert lined up.”

― Joss Stone

“I never tire of the heroes that I knew growing up.”

― Joss Whedon

“Ultimately what I end up writing about is helplessness and the flipside of that, empowerment.”

― Joss Whedon

“Life doesn’t always end up with a bow wrapped around it.”

― Joy Bryant

“To be knocked out doesn’t mean what it seems. A boxer does not have to get up.”

― Joyce Carol Oates

“I was brought up to be sympathetic toward others.”

― Joyce Carol Oates

“A contemporary artist can use the findings of all epochs and all styles, from the most primitive literary expressions up to the most refined products of the baroque.”

― Juan Goytisolo

“No one is willing to sacrifice themselves for Maduro or take up arms to fight for him.”

― Juan Guaido

“If we have to sum up the Book of Revelation in one phrase, it would be, ‘Jesus wins.’”

― Jud Wilhite

“I’d like to work with John Waters. I grew up in Maryland, so I’m a huge Waters fan.”

― Judah Friedlander

“Up until ‘Bridesmaids’, the general consensus was that women preferred comedy a bit softer.”

― Judd Apatow

“I don’t put my nose up at anything if the material is good.”

― Judge Reinhold

“Ours was not a political household, when I was growing up.”

― Judith Guest

“My weight went up and down like a yo-yo.”

― Judith Light

“When I lock myself up to write, I cannot allow myself to think about the censor or the reviewer or anyone but my characters and their story!”

― Judy Blume

“In sixth grade, I made up books to give book reports on.”

― Judy Blume

“When I was growing up in the 1950s, sweaters were a huge thing.”

― Judy Blume

“I’m a 1960s flowerchild who has refused to grow up.”

― Judy Carne

“Growing up in New Jersey, bat mitzvas were all about the elegant parties.”

― Judy Gold

“I kinda grew up in different places. I was just from everywhere.”

― Juice Wrld

“Words are the coins making up the currency of sentences, and there are always too many small coins.”

― Jules Renard

“I was 32 when I started cooking; up until then, I just ate.”

― Julia Child

“I grew up watching ‘Gigi.’ My grandmother had it, and I watched it there.”

― Julia Holter

“I really love working with Ramona from Nite Jewel. We’ve kind of grown up together.”

― Julia Holter

“I was actually a huge tomboy growing up.”

― Julia Jones

“My characters are all made up of pieces of people I have known, their backstories pieces of mine.”

― Julia London

“I grew up in Davenport, Iowa, but I moved to Santa Clarita, California, when I was 6.”

― Julia Michaels

“I don’t wake up with some sense of fabulosity.”

― Julia Roberts

“I pretty much grew up in public.”

― Julia Stiles

“If Beyonce needs another back up dancer, I mean, I could make time.”

― Julia Stiles

“Untested assumptions and lazy habits of thought can be shown up, once put in a spotlight of a different hue.”

― Julian Baggini

“My life is divided up into before I had kids and after.”

― Julian Barratt

“My parents separated when I was eight. I grew up with my mom alone.”

― Julian Casablancas

“In my plan, I call for breaking up ICE and returning its enforcement functions to the Department of Justice.”

― Julian Castro

“When you’re clicking, you’re not making mental mistakes. You’re going out there. You’re lining up fast.”

― Julian Edelman

“I got beat up my whole life.”

― Julian Edelman

“I started to get addicted to the Jerry Rice mentality. I can get up before anyone else does. I can outwork anyone.”

― Julian Edelman

“If one is reported as having set up camp overseas, it’s as if one has made oneself unavailable.”

― Julian Sands

“I’m a damaged person, but I have hope and a will to not give up.”

― Juliana Hatfield

“My cheerleader part in ‘Fired Up!’ is really funny.”

― Julianna Guill

“The Gillard government must give up its addiction to wasteful spending borrowing and taxing.”

― Julie Bishop

“I grew up playing field hockey and lacrosse – prep school sport – and I was terrible at them.”

― Julie Bowen

“Covering up, so far as I can see, is often the accompaniment to far more truly shameful behaviour than stripping off.”

― Julie Burchill

“I grew up Spanish, so I grew up watching a lot of novellas.”

― Julie Gonzalo

“I fell in love with Dorset and ended up living there for a while.”

― Julie Harris

“Race always comes up in the conversation of Detroit.”

― Julie Mehretu

“I am very fortunate – I grew up with music.”

― Julie Payette

“I watched a lot of soap operas, when I was growing up, and a lot of those great serialized soap dramas.”

― Julie Plec

“I didn’t have a good childhood growing up.”

― Julie Roberts

“I’m too young at 50. I’m not grown up yet. There’s part of everybody like that.”

― Julie Walters

“I don’t want to give up acting – it’s what I am.”

― Julie Walters

“I love singing! I grew up in musical theater.”

― Juliette Goglia

“Of course I grew up with the ‘Vacation’ movie with the legendary Anthony Michael Hall.”

― Juliette Lewis

“I grew up in Hollywood in an apartment. Then in Tarzana, California, on a mini ranch where we owned horses and chickens.”

― Juliette Lewis

“I like my iPad very much. I like to browse online shops and keep up to date with the world, so I carry it with me a lot.”

― June Whitfield

“I always prefer to save up and have a four- or five-star holiday rather than take lots of little breaks where the standards aren’t so high.”

― June Whitfield

“When you sign up to a film, you sign up to everything that’s in the script. I really believe in that.”

― Juno Temple

“I can’t imagine anybody who ends up being an artist who didn’t pass through a time of geekiness.”

― Junot Diaz

“I grew up in the shadow of the Trujillato, saw how the regime had ravaged so many families.”

― Junot Diaz

“That’s what you live for as a sportsman. You have to put up a fight.”

― Jurgen Klopp

“In his later years, Ramakrishna took up residence at the Dakshineswar Kali Temple, from where his radiance extended far, even beyond his death in 1886.”

― Justin Cartwright

“Personally, I have detested Gordon Brown since the moment in 2001 when he tried to make cheap capital out of the Laura Spence affair; as his troubles have piled up, I have felt no sympathy for him at all.”

― Justin Cartwright

“It is true that it is usually for their books that novelists reserve their most considered and ordered thoughts, but the fact is they arise inescapably from one consciousness: the same one that is occupied in all the other activities which make up a life.”

― Justin Cartwright

“If I had been brought up in America, I think I would still have had the same sort of job as a writer.”

― Justin Cartwright

“I’m an ecumenical reader, grew up with all sorts of fiction, teach writing, went to the Iowa Writers’ Workshop, so my tastes and interests are broad.”

― Justin Cronin

“And I grew up on a steady diet of science fiction, especially apocalyptic and postapocalyptic fiction.”

― Justin Cronin

“Guys like Philip Seymour Hoffman or Sam Rockwell are the guys I look up to and have the kind of career I’d like to emulate.”

― Justin Long

“The best way to avoid warfare is if no one shows up.”

― Justin Sane

“I didn’t put out this album because I wanted everybody to know I was grown up. I’m 21 and that’s not grown up.”

― Justin Timberlake

“There was a perception that I’d grown up with a silver spoon in my mouth.”

― Justin Trudeau

“Growing up, all I did was write about the fact that I’m from where I’m from. I was a big champion of where I was from and Wisconsin in general, and the Midwest.”

― Justin Vernon

“Even at my lowest point, when I’ve wanted to give up, I know that I have to believe in myself because I’m all that I have.”

― Justine Skye

“My family is from Flatbush, but I grew up in Fort Greene-Clinton Hill area.”

― Justine Skye

“When it comes to dance hall music, I definitely listened to a lot of Vybz Kartel growing up or Gyptian and Mavado.”

― Justine Skye

“I grew up with a menagerie of dogs, cats, gerbils – not to mention three younger siblings.”

― K. A. Applegate

“After junior cricket, if the team wanted me to keep in a one-off/odd match or if anyone got injured, I was up for it. I kept in One-dayers and T20s.”

― K. L. Rahul

“When Rakesh Roshan called me for ‘Khoon Bhari Maang,’ it was supposed to be a six month shoot, but I ended up staying for four years doing 12 films.”

― Kabir Bedi

“I really look up to Karlie Kloss.”

― Kaia Gerber

“I have been in many teams that have had loads of talent but did not make it through and been with teams that did not have that much talent and ended up being champions.”

― Kaka

“I grew up with the Bible education, and my values come from there.”

― Kaka

“I’ve grown up on TV, and there were some phases that weren’t pretty.”

― Kaley Cuoco

“I think an old-school Western would kind of be really up my alley and would be so fun, I’m so comfortable in that genre and around horses.”

― Kaley Cuoco

“In summers, while growing up in India, we often slept in the courtyard under the stars.”

― Kalpana Chawla

“I love reading all the mythological stories. I was brought up on them.”

― Kamal Haasan

“Authors make stuff up. Let’s not pretend it’s any more magical than that.”

― Kameron Hurley

“Growing up, we really didn’t have a lot of money.”

― Kane Brown

“I grew up without a father figure.”

― Kane Brown

“We lived in eight or nine different houses and six or seven different apartments growing up.”

― Kane Brown

“Growing up, I never had a steady home.”

― Kane Brown

“It’s gratifying to see people come up to me and thank me for entertaining them.”

― Kane

“Sucking up to a director means you are unsure of your talents. I’m not.”

― Kangana Ranaut

“I read whatever is put in front of me. I gobble up books.”

― Kara Hayward

“The deadpan brilliance of John McCrea has been underrepresented in music since 2004, when Cake served up ‘Pressure Chief.’”

― Karan Mahajan

“When we went up against teams that were better, I just hoped that we could steal the victories.”

― Kareem Abdul-Jabbar

“I grew up watching Mia Hamm, Brandi Chastain, watching them achieve.”

― Karen Bardsley

“Goalkeeping in women’s football is catching up slowly. It is continuing to modernise, improving technically and physically.”

― Karen Bardsley

“I grew up in a unique environment where I was immersed in both Japanese and American cultures equally.”

― Karen Fukuhara

“I worked my way up in the private sector and implemented Georgia’s tough voter ID law.”

― Karen Handel

“While growing up in Baltimore, Maryland, I dreamed of becoming many things: an archaeologist, an ambassador, an actor, an author.”

― Karen Hesse

“You have to open up on stage.”

― Karen O

“My books are about ordinary people caught up in extraordinary situations.”

― Karen Robards

“I read extensively about serial killers and all sorts of things people get up to.”

― Karin Slaughter

“I paid for my name a lot when I was growing up because other kids teased me.”

― Karin Slaughter

“Librarians have always stood up for writers and readers in every kind of community across this country.”

― Karin Slaughter

“I don’t get hung up a lot on angst.”

― Karin Slaughter

“I grew up in Michigan, in the Detroit area, so cars are sort of in my DNA.”

― Karl Iagnemma

“I had a terrible vision: I saw an encyclopedia walk up to a polymath and open him up.”

― Karl Kraus

“I and life: The case was settled chivalrously. The opponents parted without having made up.”

― Karl Kraus

“The first thing I do when I get up, I have breakfast.”

― Karl Lagerfeld

“I have to be working, doing things. That’s the way I grew up and the way I was taught.”

― Karl Malone

“The theory of Communism may be summed up in one sentence: Abolish all private property.”

― Karl Marx

“I did every sport under the sun while growing up.”

― Karlie Kloss

“You are physically up for scrutiny by everyone and you hear everyone’s opinion.”

― Karlie Kloss

“I think anyone that isn’t fired up right now shouldn’t probably be out here.”

― Karrie Webb

“After I wake up, I take a shower, and that’s when I wash my face.”

― Karrueche Tran

“I have grown up watching Aditya Chopra and Karan Johar movies. Naturally, I aspire to be a part of their kind of cinema.”

― Kartik Aaryan

“While growing up, I used to sleep at 8 P.M. and get up at 4 A.M. to study.”

― Kartik Aaryan

“Science has not been successful by making up explanations of things that fit with the current social fabric.”

― Kary Mullis

“I’ve experienced a lot of successes. I’ve experienced a lot of failures. I’ve been able to get back up on my feet and keep going.”

― Karyn Kusama

“I grew up in the Midwest. I understand a sense of the small-town mentality, small-town social politics.”

― Karyn Kusama

“I wrote a script with my brother which ended up, somehow, on the Black List in 2008.”

― Kat Dennings

“It’s important to keep your power and not give it up.”

― Kat Graham

“Mum is the girliest of them all, but she ended up with me, the tomboy.”

― Katarina Johnson-Thompson

“The heptathlon is made up of seven events, and people have strengths and weaknesses.”

― Katarina Johnson-Thompson

“When I get up, I have a cup of coffee, surf the Internet, then do a half-hour run.”

― Katarina Witt

“I was timid and frightened as a child. Yours truly did not shin up mountains or do any other kind of adventurous stuff.”

― Kate Adie

“I grew up in a middle-class family. I went to law school.”

― Kate Brown

“I didn’t know anything about writing a screenplay, but somehow I ended up rewriting a screenplay.”

― Kate DiCamillo

“I read a couple of books a week. About 80 percent of what I read is contemporary literature for adults. The other 20 percent is made up of non-fiction and children’s books.”

― Kate DiCamillo

“The Forest of Arden, where I grew up, is where ‘As You Like It’ is set. It was idyllic.”

― Kate Fleetwood

“Fairytales were never really meant for children; they were meant as cautionary tales for teenagers on the verge of growing up.”

― Kate Forsyth

“I have fond memories of all things Henson. I grew up on the stuff. My mom’s a massive fan and made sure it was a part of my upbringing.”

― Kate Leth

“I grew up with a pet iguana named Willy. We had a very contentious relationship. It turns out that iguanas are not meant to live in suburban homes.”

― Kate McKinnon

“When you’re buying paintings, it feels grown up.”

― Kate Micucci

“I cut up loads. I always want everything shorter, shorter, shorter.”

― Kate Moss

“It’s up to the audience. It always has been.”

― Kate Smith

“I didn’t grow up thinking, ‘Oh, I’m going to be a designer.’”

― Kate Spade

“I had thought about becoming a civil rights lawyer, but I gave it up.”

― Kate Thompson

“When Elizabeth II was crowned – the sixth female monarch since the Norman conquest – the world lit up in her favour.”

― Kate Williams

“I love to cook. I could never give that up.”

― Kate Winslet

“I get up extremely early in the morning.”

― Kate Winslet

“I think groundedness is definitely something I grew up with.”

― Kate Winslet

“I was addicted to the original ‘Star Trek’ when I was growing up, because of my dad. We grew up in St. Helens, Oregon and we weren’t allowed to watch a lot of TV.”

― Katee Sackhoff

“I personally have not spoken to Marvel and have no plans to do a movie in the immediate future because, number one, I’m tied up with ‘Somnia,’ which is a fantastic place to be. It’s exactly where I wanted to be.”

― Katee Sackhoff

“’Star Wars’ meant everything to me growing up.”

― Katee Sackhoff

“My back is permanently messed up.”

― Katelyn Ohashi

“I grew up listening to a lot of soul music, and a lot of folk music.”

― Katey Sagal

“I wanted to be a rock star when I grew up, or at least a singer/songwriter.”

― Katey Sagal

“I don’t really dress up for Halloween.”

― Katharine McPhee

“I grew up hearing about the walking undead. I had a fascination with it as a child.”

― Katherine Helmond

“I really like lads and grew up with two brothers and all of their mates. I’m also close to several actors that I’ve played opposite.”

― Katherine Kelly

“Up until I was about 12, I was a ballet dancer and a basketball player.”

― Katherine McNamara

“If you really want to wind up Piers Morgan, send him a pic of Jeremy Clarkson.”

― Katherine Ryan

“Growing up in Canada, I dated a few ice hockey players.”

― Katherine Ryan

“I think I really would have quit if I hadn’t gotten ‘Inherent Vice’. Or maybe I would have just shriveled up and died.”

― Katherine Waterston

“I grew up being a bit of a tomboy, a big-time tomboy.”

― Katheryn Winnick

“Flat or uninteresting writing often signals something deeper that is being covered up.”

― Kathi Appelt

“Life seemed so simple and joyous when I was growing up.”

― Kathie Lee Gifford

“I think we are all programmed to please as we grow up.”

― Kathleen Flinn

“The urge to purge the material I come up with is, I guess, an ongoing process.”

― Kathryn Bigelow

“I grew up in the 1970s, but I don’t think a whole lot had changed from the ’60s. Oh, it had changed in the law books – but not in the kitchens of white homes.”

― Kathryn Stockett

“I kind of grew up on horror.”

― Kathy Bates

“People will come up, and they’ll talk about ‘Misery.’ But a lot of people will talk about ‘Waterboy.’”

― Kathy Bates

“Because modeling is lucrative, I’m able to save up and be more particular about the acting roles I take.”

― Kathy Ireland

“I won’t give up my day job of design.”

― Kathy Ireland

“When you’re not blond and thin, you come up with a personality real quick.”

― Kathy Najimy

“I grew up eating chicken and dumplings in my grandma’s kitchen.”

― Katie Lee

“The NRA isn’t a boogeyman, it’s a grass-roots organization made up of 5 million law-abiding Second Amendment supporters.”

― Katie Pavlich

“I grew up in the USTA’s junior circuit.”

― Katrina Adams

“My personality is up and down, sassy and cheeky.”

― Katy Perry

“I came from a different mind-set growing up, and my mind has changed.”

― Katy Perry

“I always felt a little bit of an outsider, especially because I grew up on Oahu.”

― Kaui Hart Hemmings

“What’s great about teen fiction is that it’s all mixed up – there’s highbrow and lowbrow!”

― Kaui Hart Hemmings

“That’s how I grew up. Just play defense – and make a basket.”

― Kawhi Leonard

“When I was growing up, I didn’t have a hometown hero.”

― Kawhi Leonard

“I’m up for re-election in 2014, and yes I do plan to run for re-election.”

― Kay Hagan

“You have to eat oatmeal or you’ll dry up. Anybody knows that.”

― Kay Thompson

“I just felt that if I went into Speed 2, I just… wouldn’t have come up out of the water.”

― Keanu Reeves

“Growing up in Vermont, no matter what I did, I didn’t get much recognition.”

― Keegan Bradley

“When I grew up in central London, we had six pavement slabs for a garden.”

― Keeley Hawes

“Botox and other fillers make everybody look the same, with the big cheekbones where they fill you up. It’s much cheaper to have a fringe – it takes years off everybody.”

― Keeley Hawes

“I grew up in this weird, educationally elite but economically impoverished environment. Total ‘Oprah’ story.”

― Kehinde Wiley

“We’re Americans – in times of crisis, we step up.”

― Keith Ellison

“I’ve never gotten up in front of a Muslim congregation and played the role of a religious leader, and I decline those invitations because that’s not what I am.”

― Keith Ellison

“We need more leaders speaking up for minority groups who have been marginalized and attacked.”

― Keith Ellison

“I have been enlightened. I have fallen into poetry and it has swallowed me up.”

― Keith Haring

“I’ve always wanted to work for Walt Disney. That’s what I thought I was going to do when I grew up.”

― Keith Haring

“I can’t think of anyone who is up on evolutionary psychology and related areas who is deluded enough to be called a utopian.”

― Keith Henson

“I grew up with the piano. I learned its language as I learned to speak.”

― Keith Jarrett

“I stand up to people.”

― Keith Olbermann

“I only get ill when I give up drugs.”

― Keith Richards

“I just pack up my pantry with lots of Oreos and other chocolate treats to disguise the fact that I don’t have Tim Tams.”

― Keiynan Lonsdale

“When I was growing up… I’m not going to say I listened to everything, but when it comes to vocals, I was really adamant about imitating all kinds of voices.”

― Kelela

“Growing up, Missy Elliot and Janet Jackson were definitely major references.”

― Kelela

“I’m from Georgia and grew up eating Chick-fil-A. I’m obsessed with all forms of fried chicken, like chicken briskets and chicken sandwiches.”

― Kelley O’Hara

“I grew up on a farm.”

― Kelli O’Hara

“I had a ton of animals; I had a goat growing up, a bunch of rabbits, a vegetable garden.”

― Kelli Williams

“Listen to market strategists, and a word that comes up a lot these days is ‘volatility.’”

― Kelly Evans

“I grew up in Hawaii so I was outside a lot playing in the water.”

― Kelly Preston

“I didn’t see a ton of movies growing up.”

― Kelly Preston

“I grew up in a very strict Pentecostal household.”

― Kelly Price

“I’m not a prettier everywoman. I am an everywoman that they clean up awfully well for T.V.”

― Kelly Ripa

“Having been a cheerleader, I know all too well what these girls give up to join forces and compete.”

― Kelly Ripa

“There are so many people that would be lined up to get their cut that even trying to finance a reboot of ‘Frasier’ would be nightmarish.”

― Kelsey Grammer

“The one thing about Lumbee people is that there’s so many stereotypes about Native Americans, especially reservation Native Americans, and we all tend to get lumped under that umbrella. But the Lumbee are non-reservation. I grew up no different than anybody would in normal American communities.”

― Kelvin Sampson

“The tobacco markets I worked in were segregated. If you went to the bathroom, there was ‘White,’ there was ‘Colored,’ and there was ‘Other.’ I grew up in that.”

― Kelvin Sampson

“I grew up certain for a while that I was going to be an anthropologist, until film turned my head.”

― Ken Burns

“I would rather we limited – for the sake of transparency – we limited the number of taxes that we had and we were right up front about what they are, how much they are, and so forth.”

― Ken Cuccinelli

“Giving public sanction to homosexual marriage ends up redefining marriage, and it’s certain to harm children.”

― Ken Cuccinelli

“I’ve thought about doing other dramatic roles besides westerns, but I grew up in the West and I know the West.”

― Ken Curtis

“There is no such thing as ‘separation of church and state.’ Reporters continue to promote this fallacy and scare Christians out of standing up for their beliefs.”

― Ken Ham

“I grew up in North Carolina, and I grew up on wrestling.”

― Ken Jeong

“When Shakespeare was writing, he wasn’t writing for stuff to lie on the page; it was supposed to get up and move around.”

― Ken Kesey

“I grew up in a house with very few books.”

― Ken Livingstone

“Americans pay up to 1,000 percent more to fill their prescriptions than consumers in other countries – that is an alarming statistic.”

― Ken Salazar

“I grew up on the street, and I found a way to vent my frustrations through fighting.”

― Ken Shamrock

“I was always looking up to supermodels. They were, like, my superheroes.”

― Kendall Jenner

“I’m a huge candy fan. My favorite growing up was always Sour Belts or Sour Straws.”

― Kendall Schmidt

“We don’t have a good legal justification for breaking up the banking system.”

― Kenneth C. Griffin

“One other hobby of mine has been playing the oboe but I have not kept this up after 1969.”

― Kenneth G. Wilson

“We see ourselves as first helping to open up markets to competition.”

― Kenneth Lay

“I grew up going to the movies, not watching them on television, so I’m still a bit resistant to TV as a medium.”

― Kenneth Lonergan

“I found that if I got up on the stage to entertain the troops I could make them shut up and look.”

― Kenneth Williams

“I grew up in east Tennessee, and everybody knew everybody’s business.”

― Kenny Chesney

“I remember making up songs in my head.”

― Kenny Chesney

“It wasn’t so much of a controlled effort to end up as part of the Goth scene.”

― Kenny Hickey

“That’s an old saying I just made up.”

― Kenny Loggins

“I grew up in a wonderful blend of a lot of old culture.”

― Kenny Ortega

“Don’t be afraid to give up the good for the great.”

― Kenny Rogers

“Well, I grew up in a tough neighborhood.”

― Kent McCord

“I wanted to be a doctor, because I grew up on ‘Cosby.’”

― Kenya Barris

“I didn’t have a father when I was growing up, and I vowed to be there with my kids.”

― Kenyon Martin

“The way Japan had tried to build up a modern state modelled on the West was cataclysmic.”

― Kenzaburo Oe

“Well, I grew up between Holland and Israel and then moved to France when I was eleven.”

― Keren Ann

“I grew up in an all-black neighbourhood in Decatur, Georgia – a kinda lower-middle-class area.”

― Keri Hilson

“Growing up, Michael Jordan was my Olympic hero.”

― Kerri Walsh Jennings

“What I hope ‘Mastry’ ends up doing is completely undermining or doing away with the notion that artists are a savant: that they do things that can’t be articulated, driven by inner turmoil they don’t have access to.”

― Kerry James Marshall

“Especially at Indian Wells, Miami, the hard courts are what I grew up on, so I’m probably most used to it.”

― Kevin Anderson

“Growing up, ‘Newsday’ was the paper that was delivered to my doorstep every day.”

― Kevin Connolly

“I have some lifelong friends I grew up with.”

― Kevin Connolly

“I grew up in the streets of San Diego, and I love this city dearly. I love this city. San Diego is my home. Even though I represent Los Angeles, this is my home.”

― Kevin de Leon

“I was hoping to attend the School of Visual Arts and had a portfolio built up.”

― Kevin Dillon

“I love to pop up at the movie theaters. I love to treat the people who are there.”

― Kevin Hart

“I grew up in a little bit of a broken home.”

― Kevin Harvick

“We wanted to write the first prequels as a story that anyone could pick up.”

― Kevin J. Anderson

“I never played a musical instrument growing up but I knew kids who did and took it very seriously.”

― Kevin James

“We wake up and pinch ourselves most days.”

― Kevin Jonas

“It’s neat to hear a new generation of musicians come up.”

― Kevin Jonas

“Complexity that works is built up out of modules that work perfectly, layered one over the other.”

― Kevin Kelly

“I have to work my way up. There’s nothing guaranteed in this league.”

― Kevin Knox

“My father grew up in a life of extreme privilege.”

― Kevin Kwan

“I grew up with a posh English accent, and all my aunts sounded as if they came out of a Merchant Ivory movie.”

― Kevin Kwan

“When I was growing up on Loch Lomondside, one of the first albums I ever bought was Marley’s ‘Uprising.’ I guess that would have been 1980 – just before he died.”

― Kevin Macdonald

“If there’s a principle really worth sticking up for, I’ll go the whole way.”

― Kevin Macdonald

“I keep my stuff updated all the time. Being in the security industry, I keep up to date with securities.”

― Kevin Mitnick

“I write all the time, and I write a lot of songs, but before I started putting out records, those songs always just ended up on stuff that I did with The Babies.”

― Kevin Morby

“I was actually a big Owen Hart fan, but I wasn’t a Bret Hart fan at all growing up.”

― Kevin Owens

“I look up to Tye Dillinger.”

― Kevin Owens

“I was never a WCW fan growing up, so I was never a Goldberg fan at all – and I’ve told him that.”

― Kevin Owens

“The Champions League is a very special one, as everyone switches one gear up.”

― Kevin-Prince Boateng

“I grew up with all cultures in the world.”

― Kevin-Prince Boateng

“I’m someone who likes to live it up.”

― Kevin-Prince Boateng

“Indie film isn’t dead, it just grew up.”

― Kevin Smith

“Generally, I wake up, honestly it’s creepy, but I wake up around 4:20.”

― Kevin Smith

“I’m able to hang up the character with the costume at the end of the movie.”

― Kevin Spacey

“I grew up reading not-serious literature, like comic books and pulp novels, so my instinct is to amuse the reader and entertain.”

― Kevin Wilson

“I didn’t technically grow up in the South, but both my parents were from there.”

― Kevin Young

“I didn’t know any poets growing up in Kansas.”

― Kevin Young

“Here are the facts: my folks grew up so poor that, in the words of Redd Foxx, there were twenty o’s between the p and r.”

― Kevin Young

“Growing up, my ideals were Barbra Streisand, Cher, and my mom.”

― Kevyn Aucoin

“Usually in films, when Muslims pray, it’s either before or after they’ve blown something up.”

― Khaled Hosseini

“The jury is out as to whether the Afghans are up to the task of protecting their people.”

― Khaled Hosseini

“I grew up around a lot of Rumi, Hafez and Omar Khayyam books. My parents in Kabul had all the volumes around the house.”

― Khaled Hosseini

“When I did the cover of ‘Cosmo International,’ Turkey picked it up and I got a lot of backlash for it.”

― Khloe Kardashian

“I was teased a lot, growing up, because of my skin tone.”

― Khoudia Diop

“The writers keep managing to turn the show in on itself, coming up with something that’s well thought-out and miraculous.”

― Kiefer Sutherland

“I shut up and keep my ears and eyes open.”

― Kieran Culkin

“I went for a tackle with Radamel Falcao against Colombia, and he just dropped to the floor. I said to him ‘Just get up!’”

― Kieran Trippier

“I grew up with a lot of karaoke and dancing and good movies.”

― Kiersey Clemons

“I grew up working class in Atlanta.”

― Killer Mike

“I grew up on soul music. I was a dancing little creep.”

― Kim Basinger

“Whatever it is that I thirst for in my current project tends to turn up in my following project.”

― Kim Jee-woon

“I just feel my best when I’m all glammed up.”

― Kim Kardashian

“I’m totally growing up.”

― Kim Kardashian

“I signed up for the musical Tommy in the West End, where I met my husband.”

― Kim Wilde

“Careers don’t seem to be built up in the same way as they were in the 80s.”

― Kim Wilde

“I grew up an athlete. Track and field and dance. In track, I actually went to the Junior Olympics. I’ve always been very athletic.”

― Kimberly Elise

“Roger Ailes, he’s incredible. He’s the one that created ‘The Five’ and came up with the idea for it.”

― Kimberly Guilfoyle

“’Fabulosity’ is to get up when you’ve been kicked down, and it’s not to go after who kicked you down.”

― Kimora Lee Simmons

“When I make music, it’s a very visual thing. Conjures up a lot of images.”

― King Krule

“When Galileo first trained his optic telescope on the heavens and opened up modern optical astronomy, that was the first of the electromagnetic windows out of the universe: light.”

― Kip Thorne

“Good records – from my point of view, where I grew up which was Led Zeppelin and Jethro Tull… bands that were pushing the envelope a little – musically and in production.”

― Kip Winger

“I came from abject poverty. There was nowhere to go but up.”

― Kirk Douglas

“Jeff Beck is one of my heroes and has been since I first picked up a guitar.”

― Kirk Hammett

“I wanted to be a concert pianist at Carnegie Hall; that is what I wanted to do from really early on. I actually was the accompanist for a couple of the musicals I was in growing up.”

― Kirsten Nelson

“I actually was the accompanist for a couple of the musicals I was in growing up.”

― Kirsten Nelson

“As individuals, we are so different in our personalities, lifestyles, how we grew up, and our culture.”

― Kirstin Maldonado

“Up until the point that you’re a citizen, we wanna continue to make sure we understand who you are and why you’re here.”

― Kirstjen Nielsen

“I grew up Windlesham in Surrey, which is a beautiful and quaint village.”

― Kirsty Gallacher

“The poetry I grew up on is really an intense form of poetry; it’s so pure and powerful.”

― K’naan

“I knew I was going to be slugged up, my whole mouth gold.”

― Kodak Black

“It’s easy to get caught up in what’s trending.”

― Kodie Shane

“I grew up around ’90s, 2000s R&B, which is my favorite. But I’m a rock star.”

― Kodie Shane

“I grew up in a family that despised displays of strong emotion, rage in particular. We stewed. We sulked. When arguments did occur, they were full-scale conniptions, and we regarded them as family failings.”

― Koren Zailckas

“I may be smaller in size, but I’m pretty feisty. I don’t give up easily once I get started.”

― Kratika Sengar

“One of my favorite things to do is formulate powers for a character, then come up with their corresponding weaknesses and liabilities. And I delight in world-building: melding the supernatural with the natural, then tweaking and polishing until it feels organic.”

― Kresley Cole

“I’m a huge fan of music in schools and music education because that’s how I grew up.”

― Kris Allen

“When I was 17, I broke up with my future wife.”

― Kris Allen

“I grew up reading a lot of fantasy/sci-fi.”

― Kris Holden-Ried

“I grew up listening to Hank Williams and Johnny Cash, so arriving in Nashville in the ’60s was really exciting for me.”

― Kris Kristofferson

“I ended up being friends with all my heroes. Lefty Frizzell, George Jones, Johnny Cash – it was incredible.”

― Kris Kristofferson

“I’m always up for challenges.”

― Kris Wu

“I loved the Lakers in ’09 and 2010. I used to get up early with my brother Janis, and we watched them win the titles.”

― Kristaps Porzingis

“I pick up languages fast.”

― Kristaps Porzingis

“Detroit, the heart of the country… I grew up on 10 Mile, 2 miles better than 8 Mile.”

― Kristen Bell

“My slice of the millennial generation, as we grew up, became – to the dismay of the GOP – a bloc of fairly consistently Democratic voters.”

― Kristen Soltis Anderson

“When I dress up, I have to have a lot of help. I was in a T-shirt until a few minutes ago.”

― Kristen Stewart

“I grew up in a happy household.”

― Kristen Stewart

“I went to public school up until junior high.”

― Kristen Stewart

“But I’m glad I’m not one of those actresses who is just so ready to open up for everyone.”

― Kristen Stewart

“I played with local bands and ended up touring with Scissor Sisters, Mylo, Alphabeat, and Calvin Harris. That somehow changed into DJ’ing.”

― Kristian Nairn

“I grew up in a commune where no one considered me female, particularly.”

― Kristin Hersh

“I did gymnastics when I was growing up and to this day I can still do the splits.”

― Kristin Kreuk

“Maybe I will end up in the movies.”

― Kristine Opolais

“I wouldn’t have taken up modeling as a profession. It was more of a hobby.”

― Kriti Sanon

“I usually mug up my Telugu dialogues much before going to the sets every day.”

― Kriti Sanon

“For solace, I love a book that opens up my perspective.”

― Krysten Ritter

“When you are constantly around other professionals, you end up learning and growing.”

― Krystle D’Souza

“I had no idea who my team-mates at Genoa were when I signed, so I turned on my PlayStation and looked them up on FIFA.”

― Krzysztof Piatek

“I grew up listening to Hindi music, ghazals and all.”

― Kubra Sait

“I would definitely line up for ‘The Lord of the Rings.’ I’m a huge ‘Lord of the Rings’ geek.”

― Kunal Nayyar

“When Jack Swagger copies my Ankle Lock and Randy Orton does my Angle Slam, it’s disrespectful. I didn’t come up with the Ankle Lock; Ken Shamrock came up with the Ankle Lock, but I waited until he retired to do the Ankle Lock.”

― Kurt Angle

“I grew up very Catholic. I wanted to be a priest.”

― Kurt Braunohler

“When improvisation is properly applied, it is compositional thinking, sped way up.”

― Kurt Elling

“The lazy blogosphere has given up on journalism and now trolls Twitter for their on-the-record in-depth articles.”

― Kurt Sutter

“Everybody goes up and down throughout their lives.”

― Kurt Vile

“I was a Cowboys fan growing up.”

― Kurt Warner

“My brother was a Chargers fan, so we watched Dan Fouts a lot growing up.”

― Kurt Warner

“As reforms have come into India, as India has started opening up, prosperity is increasing, as is demand for urban housing.”

― Kushal Pal Singh

“I grew up in Chicago, so I’ve always been a Bears fan.”

― Kyle Chandler

“I just like to hop up on the dance floor and do my thing.”

― Kyle Massey

“Growing up in Beverly Hills, everyone was Jewish, and I always secretly wanted to be.”

― Kyle Richards

“Growing up as a child actress, I was tutored on movie and TV sets.”

― Kyle Richards

“I grew up on a council estate when I was younger.”

― Kyle Walker

“I was a tomboy growing up, so I think I naturally take on a little male swagger.”

― Kylie Bunbury

“I grew up with brothers, so I very easily get along with men.”

― Kylie Bunbury

“I love Armani Face Fabric, Make Up For Ever HD, Rodial Skin Tint and Charlotte Tilbury.”

― Kylie Jenner

“When I was eight, my pals and I went up to my bedroom, put on our party frocks and mimed to ABBA records using broom handles as microphones.”

― Kylie Minogue

“I have had a holiday, and I’d like to take it up professionally.”

― Kylie Minogue

“Coming up through the theater in America, while I have had success, I have had success in certain types of roles.”

― LaChanze

“I did accents and funny voices for the family when I was growing up.”

― Lake Bell

“I’m organized, but receipts tend to mess up my system. They’re barbarians! So I store them in a notepad.”

― Lake Bell

“I was born in San Bernardino in summer of ’91 and grew up in Riverside, San Bernardino, and Victorville.”

― Lakeith Stanfield

“Having bands in the NFL would take up seats. If you take up seats in the NFL, you’re losing money.”

― LaMarr Woodley

“I grew up in Chicago, IL. I’ve got three siblings.”

― Lamorne Morris

“I grew up very American but also fully Asian.”

― Lana Condor

“I grew up in Russia. I grew up in Latvia, to be exact.”

― Lana

“I started off wanting one husband and seven children, but it ended up the other way around.”

― Lana Turner

“It used to be that when an actress reached thirty, she was considered almost washed up.”

― Lana Turner

“Growing up, I never imagined I would be an actor.”

― Lance Reddick

“I grew up studying music. I went to conservatory.”

― Lance Reddick

“What happens to a dream deferred? Does it dry up Like a raisin in the sun? Or does it explode?”

― Langston Hughes

“Great acts are made up of small deeds.”

― Lao Tzu

“Even when it comes to zippers and buttons, Italy reigns supreme. The luxury market is ours, as demonstrated by the voracity with which various foreign conglomerates are buying up the jewels of our manufacturing sector.”

― Lapo Elkann

“Sometimes when you do interviews, it gets twisted up.”

― La’Porsha Renae

“The concept is basically; that the pieces we know and love are made up of scales, arpeggios, and the like.”

― Lara St. John

“I may be paralyzed from the waist down, but unlike Gray Davis, I’m not paralyzed from the neck up.”

― Larry Flynt

“Honestly, I grew up in pretty modest circumstances. We were a middle-class family.”

― Larry Gagosian

“I admit the last couple of years shows were not up to par.”

― Larry Hagman

“In general, I don’t know when inspiration will pop up.”

― Larry Niven

“I had $20,000, and I started up JYSK.”

― Lars Larsen

“I grew up in a culturally radical home, where strong emotions were forbidden.”

― Lars von Trier

“I have decided that I won’t take up assignments that don’t interest me.”

― Lata Mangeshkar

“I was fascinated by fairies when I was growing up, and I wanted to see one dreadfully.”

― Laura Amy Schlitz

“I could make up characters till the cows came home. Plot’s what hard. Very hard.”

― Laura Amy Schlitz

“I was a little girl who grew up idolizing musical-theatre stars.”

― Laura Benanti

“I grew up sailing in the North Sea.”

― Laura Dekker

“Everyone’s past is locked up in their recipes – the past of an individual and the past of a nation as well.”

― Laura Esquivel

“Growing up, there were no families on TV that looked like mine.”

― Laura Harrier

“I grew up in Manhattan and, since my father was a playwright, all I ever wanted to be was a stage actress.”

― Laura Linney

“I grew up in Manhattan on the Upper East Side.”

― Laura Linney

“When you’re not under a ‘series regular’ contract, and other jobs come up, you try to juggle everything.”

― Laura Prepon

“I think there are so many phenomenal runners. I grew up watching Cathy Freeman, Kelly Holmes, and Michael Johnson, so I’d say they are my favourites.”

― Laura Robson

“I was in college in the ’60s, and the whole feminist movement had swept me up.”

― Laura Schlessinger

“As a teenager, I struggled a lot, had several major depressive episodes, and ended up dropping out of high school and getting a GED.”

― Laura van den Berg

“I grew up doing martial arts, and I’m a second-degree black belt.”

― Laura Vandervoort

“I grew up in an agnostic broad-minded family.”

― Laura Z. Hobson

“I never wanted to end up in entertainment; that wasn’t the goal.”

― Lauren Conrad

“The word ’empower’ is something that kept coming up in my heart.”

― Lauren Daigle

“I’m nice, and I show up on time.”

― Lauren Graham

“Be fearless. Be glib. Be enigmatic. Read. Never give up.”

― Lauren Kate

“I had a teacher who recommended I take improv classes in Chicago – I’m from Evanston, Illinois – so I did improv classes at Improv Olympic, and that kind of opened me up.”

― Lauren Lapkus

“When I was growing up, I watched every sitcom imaginable.”

― Lauren Lapkus

“I grew up outside Cleveland, Ohio, and I went to college at Boston University. I majored in film. Then I came out to Los Angeles.”

― Lauren Shuler Donner

“I’m totally open to changing my beliefs. I could grow up to be a total communist. I could grow up to be a Neocon. I’m looking to have my views challenged. I’m looking to be corrected.”

― Lauren Southern

“If I stay in academia, I might end up going someplace random.”

― Lauren Willig

“I suppose, unconsciously, I used all my wives to further my journey up the ladder.”

― Laurence Olivier

“I’m a bit of a scaredy cat. Personally, I don’t like to be kept up at night.”

― Laurie Holden

“My profession is about as far away from growing up in southern Illinois as you can get.”

― Laurie Metcalf

“’Born This Way’ is shaping up to be creative ecstasy.”

― Laurieann Gibson

“I grew up addicted to ‘Star Trek’ and ‘Mission: Impossible.’ Now I switch between ‘South Park’ and ‘C-Span.’”

― Lawrence Blume

“The whole memorial is for different senses… seeing, hearing, feeling, smelling. I probably would have come up with something different if I had not lived through it.”

― Lawrence Halprin

“JFK inherited three recessions from the Dwight D. Eisenhower years. And he wound up slashing tax rates across the board, for upper, middle and lower incomes as well as corporate investment. That’s Kennedy the Democrat.”

― Lawrence Kudlow

“I grew up in the small town of Haywards Heath, south of London.”

― Lawrence Osborne

“I don’t hold America responsible for the largely oppressive governments in the 22 Arab countries. There are repressive Arab governments that are our allies and there are those that are our nominal enemies. It doesn’t make a whole lot of difference to what extent we’re involved in propping up those governments.”

― Lawrence Wright

“Theatre just fills me up so much.”

― Lea Michele

“Usually, you don’t really end up lifelong buddies with your co-stars.”

― Lea Thompson

“I mostly played ‘Pac-Man’, but I played ‘The Sims’ with my kids when they were growing up.”

― Lea Thompson

“But inside, I’m going, ‘Oh my God, is my zipper up? Do I have a booger in my nose?’ That’s my inner monologue.”

― Leah Remini

“I always grew up with the idea that in order to be a successful writer, I should have a book published.”

― Leandra Medine

“When I wake up, I put on what I’m in the mood to wear.”

― Leandra Medine

“I needed to become something besides the star everybody had built me up to be.”

― LeAnn Rimes

“I’ve grown up in the press my entire life.”

― LeAnn Rimes

“I like to get out and get up the court, using my speed and aggressiveness toward the hoop.”

― LeBron James

“I was a Chicago Bulls, Michael Jordan fan growing up.”

― LeBron James

“If a great opportunity opens itself up, I would love to be involved… or star in a movie.”

― LeBron James

“It’s always a struggle growing up in Akron.”

― LeBron James

“I grew up in Birmingham, where they made useful things and made them well.”

― Lee Child

“Rarely do celebrities and actors speak up for what they believe in.”

― Lee Daniels

“Most times when I do a film, it starts out with one idea and ends up not being what I thought it was going to be.”

― Lee Daniels

“I knew that I’d end up directing because I’m so hands-on with my films.”

― Lee Daniels

“It’s very demanding to make up your own music.”

― Lee Konitz

“The big nest was in Afghanistan, thats not quite cleared, then there are nests in the Philippines, there are nests in Indonesia, the Malaysians are clearing up their nests.”

― Lee Kuan Yew

“I learn the whole script before I show up.”

― Lee Majors

“My father was the classic Puritan. Hold the emotions in check. Keep up appearances.”

― Lee Marvin

“I grew up in a house with dogs. We always had dogs. We always had a bunch of dogs, actually.”

― Lee Pace

“Probably the most fun thing we do in our lives is getting up on stage.”

― Lee Ranaldo

“I’m not good with words, and I get mixed up.”

― Lee Ryan

“In case of a thunderstorm, stand in the middle of the fairway and hold up a one iron. Not even God can hit a one iron.”

― Lee Trevino

“’Coco’ is shaping up to be one of the most beautiful films we’ve made.”

― Lee Unkrich

“Do you ever achieve total forgiveness after screwing up?”

― Lee Unkrich

“I ended up being exposed to cinema that a lot of other kids wouldn’t have been exposed to.”

― Lee Unkrich

“I didn’t want to be the guy who screwed up ‘Toy Story.’”

― Lee Unkrich

“We got together as a group to come up with the idea for ‘Toy Story 3’ in the same cabin where we dreamed up ‘Toy Story.’”

― Lee Unkrich

“Now I’m giving up a little in the week-to-week tournaments but reaping the benefits in the majors.”

― Lee Westwood

“I’m from Sacramento, and I have no idea what growing up in a city is like.”

― Lela Loren

“I was a tomboy growing up, and an athlete.”

― Lela Rochon

“As a roadie for the Jimi Hendrix Experience, I learned that I should give up being a guitar player.”

― Lemmy

“My parents were very supportive when I was growing up and have been all the way through.”

― Lena Dunham

“Things meant to appeal to the masses usually end up appealing to no one.”

― Lena Waithe

“’Felicity’ was my ‘Gilmore Girls’ because I grew up in a small town.”

― Lennon Parham

“I’m Irish; I grew up in Ireland, and it’s impossible to separate my background from who I am as a filmmaker.”

― Lenny Abrahamson

“After ‘Adam and Paul,’ I had offers from American agents, but I think I would have been swallowed up.”

― Lenny Abrahamson

“It’s up to American citizens to decide who they elect as president.”

― Leo Varadkar

“A convention was drawn up on June 17, 1925, in which the principle of supervision, as opposed to that of simple propaganda, was recognized, thanks to the efforts of the labour members, of whom I was one.”

― Leon Jouhaux

“I’ve grown up on Bob Dylan and all that, but there was a certain standard set up by people before 1955.”

― Leon Russell

“The part of London where I grew up has the highest crime rates in the country.”

― Leona Lewis

“You can’t serve up hearts like cherries jubilee.”

― Leonard Bailey

“A Christmas Carol is such a fool-proof story you can’t louse it up.”

― Leonard Maltin

“I love scuba diving, and I’ve been up and down the Amazon.”

― Leonardo DiCaprio

“The United States ended the space shuttle program in 2011, after the ISS was complete. We gave up a national treasure forever.”

― Leroy Chiao

“Growing up in the 1960s, I can’t remember a time when I wasn’t fascinated by airplanes and rockets.”

― Leroy Chiao

“I don’t know what the problem with Capitol is. Some one’s got to wake ’em up. Prod ’em a little bit.”

― Les Baxter

“Marriage is an institution and that’s where a couple finish up.”

― Les Dawson

“I wanted to grow up to be George and Ira Gershwin from the age of about six.”

― Leslie Bricusse

“I know a lot of Americans in Paris who have married Frenchmen. They keep bringing up their experience, the clash of civilizations, the clash of personalities.”

― Leslie Caron

“Broadcast TV is still the mothership and it will be for the foreseeable future. Audiences may be declining slightly but revenues are going up and profits are going up.”

― Leslie Moonves

“The reason they call it ‘golf’ is that all the other 4 letter words were used up.”

― Leslie Nielsen

“I grew up in Philadelphia.”

― Leslie Odom, Jr.

“I grew up in the Canaan Baptist Church.”

― Leslie Odom, Jr.

“We didn’t go to Broadway musicals when I was growing up; it was too expensive.”

― Leslie Odom, Jr.

“If you really screw up, send roses.”

― Letitia Baldrige

“Europeans are easily offended by errors in their titles or full names. Their exasperation is equal to that shown by Americans when the department store fouls up their bills.”

― Letitia Baldrige

“How often have I met and disliked writers whose books I love; and conversely, hated the books and then wound up liking the writer? Too often.”

― Lev Grossman

“My family grew up Pittsburgh Steelers fans, and it’s crazy I even got drafted there.”

― Le’Veon Bell

“I don’t hear record companies coming up with any good ideas or suggestions. Historically, if it ain’t their idea, it ain’t no good, so you got that to contend with.”

― Levon Helm

“Janeane Garofalo ended up, in a sense, being pushed by the media into becoming a pundit.”

― Lewis Black

“I was born in Glasgow and brought up in a place in between Glasgow and Edinburgh called West Lothian!”

― Lewis Capaldi

“I grew up in Buffalo, New York, and was a big Bills fan.”

― Lex Luger

“It’s one of my obsessions to come up with ways to reimagine establishing shots in new, non-boring ways. Shots that have energy and excitement.”

― Lexi Alexander

“With its population making up one fifth of the world’s total, China offers a market with enormous potential.”

― Li Keqiang

“In pursuing reform, we have to navigate uncharted waters. We may also have to confront protracted problems because we will have to shake up vested interests.”

― Li Keqiang

“I was born and grew up in China during the 1960s.”

― Li Lu

“I read a lot of Zen books. And I grew up surfing, so that has always been my escape.”

― Liam Hemsworth

“Growing up, I lived a moderate lifestyle with my family.”

― Liam Hemsworth

“It’s an extraordinary thing, this tiny little province of Northern Ireland, where carnage happened. And I was part of it. I grew up in it.”

― Liam Neeson

“But let’s just say, I’m Irish. I grew up in the 1950s. Religion had a very tight iron fist.”

― Liam Neeson

“I get fed up with plots that are driven by someone constantly getting information on a computer.”

― Liam Neeson

“Let’s just say I haven’t been keeping up the Gary Barlow persona; I’ve let loose.”

― Liam Payne

“I’m not an outliner. I come up with a premise and then take it from there.”

― Liane Moriarty

“I grew up in the Lower East Side of New York.”

― Liev Schreiber

“No, I grew up admiring people who played ice hockey.”

― Liev Schreiber

“I grew up upper middle class.”

― Lil Dicky

“I grew up listening to a lot of Chief Keef, Lil B, all that.”

― Lil Pump

“One thing about a skater: they never quit. So a skater, to sum it up, is awesome.”

― Lil Wayne

“I failed every class up until I dropped out freshman year.”

― Lil Xan

“I grew up loving symphonies. Beethoven is beautiful.”

― Lil Xan

“I don’t drink coffee, so I have been known to have a Coca Cola on set at 6:30 A.M. in order to wake myself up.”

― Lili Reinhart

“I think, growing up, the female friendships that I saw on television were portrayed as catty and vicious.”

― Lili Reinhart

“Growing up, I watched a lot of TLC – I loved ‘Four Weddings’ and ‘Hoarding: Buried Alive.’ They’re so binge-able.”

― Lili Reinhart

“I grew up one of three girls, and none of them were into comic books, so I wasn’t exposed to that world.”

― Lili Reinhart

“As a woman, a lot of stories haven’t been told and we’ve got a lot of catching up to do.”

― Lili Taylor

“You are not dead until you are in that grave, so don’t close the book. Don’t give up.”

― Lillete Dubey

“Plays which are universal tempt me. ‘August: Osage County’ is a play which is relevant to the urban Indian set up.”

― Lillete Dubey

“Sympathy is charming, but it does not make up for pain.”

― Lillie Langtry

“I don’t know who came up with this idea that it’s cool to hate on other girls, ’cause it’s not.”

― Lilly Singh

“I amp up my workout by doing Ballet Beautiful twice a day.”

― Lily Aldridge

“I’ve grown up being obsessed by ‘Harry Potter.’”

― Lily Collins

“I always loved dressing up and telling stories.”

― Lily Collins

“I would love to be a sleeper, but I’m not. I’m usually up pretty early, even if I’ve been out the night before.”

― Lily Donaldson

“To be honest, when I was growing up – I think it’s because of Kate Winslet and ‘Titanic’ – I always wanted to do period.”

― Lily James

“I loved fairy tales growing up.”

― Lily James

“Biggie and Big Pun were the best storytellers of the ’90s. I would get wrapped up in the narrative of what they were talking about.”

― Lin-Manuel Miranda

“Britons seem to have given up on assimilating their Muslim population, with many British elites patting themselves on the back for their tolerance and multiculturalism.”

― Linda Chavez

“We have this expression, Christy and I. We don’t wake up for less than $10,000 a day.”

― Linda Evangelista

“When I was growing up, particularly during puberty in my teen years, I was so miserable because I elicited so much teasing and meanness from my teenage cohorts.”

― Linda Hunt

“My playground was our company. That’s really where I grew up.”

― Linda Johnson Rice

“Crocodiles are really bold, and they do come up on land.”

― Linda Kozlowski

“Our shuttle crew is four people, because we’re going to transfer a crew up to station, so all the jobs are divided between four people rather than five or six people. So it’s been busy.”

― Linda M. Godwin

“I did love ‘What’s Up?’ but I hated the production.”

― Linda Perry

“I haven’t given up on my country. I believe in the potential. I believe in the Constitution.”

― Linda Sarsour

“I want to set up orphanages for underprivileged and abused children.”

― Lindsay Lohan

“I loved Judy Garland growing up, and I also loved Ella Fitzgerald.”

― Lindsay Mendez

“I get up early, but it doesn’t mean I like getting up early.”

― Lindsey Vonn

“Even growing up, I was always the helper-outer, the sous-chef to my parents.”

― Lindsey Vonn

“Before the commercial ventures, Linux tended to be rather hard to set up, because most of the developers were motivated mainly by their own interests.”

― Linus Torvalds

“I literally fell among Quakers when I went up to Oxford.”

― Lionel Blue

“I grew up with the Grand Ole Opry, Dottie West, Conway Twitty, Buck Owens… not realizing it was influencing me as much as it was.”

― Lionel Richie

“In 1995, I was 27, and I completely got caught up in Blur and Oasis and the fashion of the time.”

― Lisa Jewell

“I have a tendency to kick it up. I like to rattle the cage.”

― Lisa Marie Presley

“If you lined up everyone I’ve ever dated, you wouldn’t see any similarities.”

― Lisa Marie Presley

“My hardcover sales are 17% down in books but up 400% in electronics.”

― Lisa See

“I grew up in the IBM school of management.”

― Lisa Su

“I can’t remember a time when I didn’t write or make up stories, because it seemed to come with reading.”

― Lisa Tuttle

“My mom moved up between Leland and Greenville when I was just a little tot.”

― Little Milton

“Growing up, I was listening to Scissor Sisters.”

― Liv Bruce

“I ended up going to America for an acting workshop, and everything sort of kicked off from there.”

― Liv Hewson

“I grew up watching ‘TRL.’ I had older sisters who got me into it!”

― Liza Koshy

“I was not up stairs when he came home; no, sir.”

― Lizzie Andrew Borden

“I saw ‘Clueless’ five times in the theatre when I was growing up.”

― Lizzy Caplan

“I’m one injury away from hanging up the racket at any time.”

― Lleyton Hewitt

“I feel like I made it already, because I got already what everybody on the corners of the neighborhood I grew up in is striving to get.”

― Lloyd Banks

“Money is a very fundamental ingredient in anyone starting up a new business.”

― Lloyd Dorfman

“It is up to us to produce better-quality movies.”

― Lloyd Kaufman

“We refer to Lyft as a ‘mullet app.’ Simple up front, a lot going on in the back.”

― Logan Green

“Growing up, I was taught a man’s word is his bond.”

― Logan Mankins

“I sacrificed a lot of things growing up.”

― Logic

“I was raised in a black household and grew up with black homies.”

― Logic

“Veterans have stood up for us.”

― Lois Frankel

“When I moved from Cambridge, I donated all my fiction. I carefully cut out pages the authors had autographed for me. I didn’t want those autographed books showing up on eBay.”

― Lois Lowry

“My sister and I are both diagnosed with second-hand smoke syndromes. We have never smoked, but we grew up with second-hand smoke our entire lives.”

― Loni Anderson

“My dad had emphysema and both of my parents had chronic bronchitis and ended up with cancers – all smoking related.”

― Loni Anderson

“It is odd but agitation or contest of any kind gives a rebound to my spirits and sets me up for a time.”

― Lord Byron

“The phrase ‘teen hottie’ literally makes me want to throw up.”

― Lorde

“Everything worthwhile, everything of any value, has its price. Everything anyone has ever wanted has come neatly wrapped up in its penalties.”

― Loretta Young

“I’m up before 6, but then I’m parked in front of the PC until noon.”

― Lori Foster

“Retired public service workers make up the backbone of the middle class in so many of our communities.”

― Lori Lightfoot

“I just write… I follow the melodies that I can’t forget/the ones that pop up in my brain the most.”

― Lou Barlow

“Whenever you give up something, you must replace it with something.”

― Lou Holtz

“I tried to give up drugs by drinking.”

― Lou Reed

“I cleaned up my act because otherwise I would have kicked the bucket.”

― Lou Reed

“I was a nerd growing up, and I’m a little antisocial and awkward.”

― Louis C. K.

“Family law is institutionally anti-male. I’ve been lobbying MPs, and I’m not going to give up campaigning for equality until I get equality.”

― Louis de Bernieres

“My father was adopted. He grew up in the Italian household.”

― Louis Gossett, Jr.

“We set up the promised clinic for the sick and wounded Masai.”

― Louis Leakey

“Although we followed that hyena for the best part of half an hour, we never caught up with it.”

― Louis Leakey

“Although my dad’s a writer, we grew up in a telly-watching household. I never found him disparaging about television.”

― Louis Theroux

“Successful enterprises are built from the ground up. You can’t assemble them with a bunch of acquisitions.”

― Louis V. Gerstner, Jr.

“With Ajax, I played Mexico in Mexico City, and our players could hardly keep up for half the match.”

― Louis van Gaal

“I ended up in the Army Air Corps in the Pacific, operating out of Ayuka field in Hawaii.”

― Louis Zamperini

“I grew up in North Dakota around Dakota and Ojibwe people, and also small-town people in Wahpeton. Writers make few choices, really, about their material. We have to write about what comes naturally and what interests us – so I do.”

― Louise Erdrich

“I grew up in Wahpeton, N.D., and I didn’t leave until I was 18, and I’ve kept going back.”

― Louise Erdrich

“I’m not somebody who likes to show off my cleavage, and I don’t dress up for the papers.”

― Louise Nurding

“I grew up in a few houses because my dad was a builder, so we used to build and sell quite a lot.”

― Louise Nurding

“I can’t imagine taking up running.”

― Louise Wilson

“Vice stirs up war, virtue fights.”

― Luc de Clapiers

“I grew up in a film-loving family. We watched the Oscars every year. My favorite thing in the whole world was film. The Oscars obviously was the holy grail.”

― Lucas Hedges

“In the 20 years before Greece end up with the Euro, efforts to improve competitiveness through exchange rate and adjustments resulted only in temporary gains of competitiveness.”

― Lucas Papademos

“I grew up with a truck. My dad had one, so I like trucks.”

― Lucas Till

“We all grew up with Chevy Chase and Bill Murray.”

― Lucas Till

“Growing up, I’d watch ‘Rambo’ or ‘Commando,’ and so many action heroes were these huge guys with six-pack abs. It almost became a novelty.”

― Lucas Till

“I never read any of the comics, but I grew up on the animated series when I was a little kid – I guess it came out in 1992. So I’ve always been an ‘X-Men’ fan.”

― Lucas Till

“Since the model he so faithfully copies is not going to be hung up next to the picture… it is of no interest whether it is an accurate copy of the model.”

― Lucian Freud

“I would worry if I wasn’t coming up with ideas, if I wasn’t inspired.”

― Lucinda Williams

“Anything that Osgood Perkins writes, you can sign me up!”

― Lucy Boynton

“Something I grew up with is John Williams, of course, with ‘Indiana Jones’ and ‘Star Wars.’”

― Ludwig Goransson

“DACA is a lifeline for individuals who have grown up in the U.S. but who lack immigration papers.”

― Luis Gutierrez

“I had a nice childhood, even though I grew up in hotels.”

― Luka Modric

“I also couldn’t pass up the opportunity to be in the same movie as Jack Nicholson and Glenn Close.”

― Lukas Haas

“I grew up surfing. My dad probably put me on a surfboard before I could walk.”

― Luke Bracey

“In all honesty, I should have given up this acting lark years ago.”

― Luke Evans

“I did ‘Damnation’ on USA, and hopefully I keep picking up smaller roles and learn the craft.”

― Luke Harper

“I grew up on courtroom dramas, and I really love the feel of a dramatic thriller.”

― Luke Roberts

“My goal is to keep going out there and defending my belt and stacking up pay cheques to set myself up for the future.”

― Luke Rockhold

“I get up early and go to bed early.”

― Luol Deng

“I have friends who ended up playing professionally in the Middle East and Europe.”

― Luol Deng

“I don’t like sneaking up on people.”

― Luol Deng

“I grew up in Nairobi, which is the capital of Kenya, so it’s hustle and bustle, and there’s always something going on.”

― Lupita Nyong’o

“I knew exactly what I wanted to be when I grew up. I was like, ‘I’m going to be a doctor!’ Doctor Luvvie was the dream. I was Doc McStuffins before it was a thing.”

― Luvvie Ajayi

“I grew up listening to Muddy Waters and Howlin’ Wolf and lots of blues, R&B and Motown.”

― L’Wren Scott

“What resonates culturally with me about Japanese style is that it is very covered up but very sensual.”

― L’Wren Scott

“Growing up, the last thing I ever thought I’d do is be an entertainer.”

― Lyle Lovett

“I grew up in a house that had a whole lot of trouble. As much trouble as you could imagine.”

― Lynda Barry

“The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them to Princeton but wouldn’t let them into the family brokerage business.”

― Lyndon B. Johnson

“A bunch of chairs lined up in front of a podium equals school.”

― Lynn Coady

“Athletes peak for the Olympic Games and can take months to get back up to that level.”

― Lynn Davies

“God always has another custard pie up his sleeve.”

― Lynn Redgrave

“We’re so preoccupied with protecting children from disappointment and discomfort that we’re inadvertently excusing them from growing up.”

― LZ Granderson

“I grew up in a household that never talked about limitations.”

― Lzzy Hale

“If any human being is to reach full maturity both the masculine and feminine sides of the personality must be brought up into consciousness.”

― M. Esther Harding

“I’ve never experienced writer’s block. When it’s going really well, my body temperature goes up, and I’m flushed. I get quite delirious.”

― M. J. Hyland

“I grew up watching Steven Spielberg and scary movies.”

― M. Night Shyamalan

“’This Means War’ is up there with ‘Hail to the King’ in terms of crowd reaction and kids chanting for it.”

― M. Shadows

“We like to wait to a point where we have to get in there and write a record because we’re just so built up.”

― M. Shadows

“I don’t really watch TV series because I don’t want to get hooked on them and have them suck up all my time.”

― M. Ward

“I get most of my inspiration from older records and older production styles, and that ends up rearing its head in the records that I make.”

― M. Ward

“In some cases, it’s not just about cleaning up the factories. It’s about cleaning up the nearby rivers and lakes that have been tainted with heavy metals.”

― Ma Jun

“I grew up listening to loads of afrobeats; my grandad’s Sierra Leonean, so that was always around. My mum loves those kind of beats, too.”

― Mabel

“Youssou N’Dour was really important to me growing up.”

― Mabel

“I definitely idolised Beyonce growing up.”

― Mabel

“I’m terrible at collaborating with people; nothing ever ends up coming out good.”

― Mac DeMarco

“I was a huge punker growing up.”

― Machine Gun Kelly

“I’ve never been a bandwagon Clevelander. I’ve been talking about Cleveland and holding up Cleveland since before we were champions.”

― Machine Gun Kelly

“I want to keep the whole ‘Lace Up’ movement going. I want to take it national and international with a machine, a label.”

― Machine Gun Kelly

“As I was coming up, there was so much naysaying, there was so much doubt, whether it was from my peers or people in the industry.”

― Machine Gun Kelly

“I wanted to be Beetlejuice. I watched nonstop ‘Beetlejuice’ and ‘The Princess Bride’ growing up.”

― Mackenzie Davis

“We grew up fishing, and we take it seriously.”

― Maddie Marlow

“I grew up fishing, but I’m actually a bigger hunter than I am a fisher.”

― Maddie Marlow

“Working moms, and increasingly working dads, don’t want a government handout, but they do need a hand up.”

― Madeleine M. Kunin

“I grew up in Pitman, New Jersey, which is a tiny 2-square-mile town near Philadelphia. Everyone knows each other there.”

― Madeline Brewer

“I grew up by the Mississippi River, and I would swim in that as a kid.”

― Madison Keys

“Growing up, I didn’t feel cool; I didn’t fit into any crowd.”

― Madonna Ciccone

“Stevie Wonder and Diana Ross and the Jackson 5, that’s what I grew up on.”

― Madonna Ciccone

“I come from a culture where you don’t divide it up to what you can do on TV and what you can do on film.”

― Mads Mikkelsen

“A dame that knows the ropes isn’t likely to get tied up.”

― Mae West

“Any time you got nothing to do – and lots of time to do it – come on up.”

― Mae West

“Ozon.ru is made up of four businesses. Ozon.ru is an online retailer, O’Courier focuses on shipping, Ozon.Travel, and our most recent acquisition, Sapato, the leading online shoe and accessory retailer.”

― Maelle Gavet

“The pickup points are a natural additional network for delivery. For me, the surprise is that Amazon didn’t come up with that idea.”

― Maelle Gavet

“Investors have finally woken up to the fact that there is something called the ‘Russian Internet’ into which you can invest.”

― Maelle Gavet

“I played softball for a few years growing up. Both my brothers played baseball.”

― Maggie Lawson

“I grew up in a really rural area in Maryland.”

― Maggie Rogers

“I grew up writing songs and producing music, and I studied music production in college.”

― Maggie Rogers

“I grew up in the Bronx, but in Riverdale – not exactly an area of New York that’s known for being rough and tumble.”

― Maggie Siff

“Athletes don’t like to get up early, but it never bothered me.”

― Magic Johnson

“I grew up a Detroit Tigers fan, and now to be an owner of the Dodgers is amazing.”

― Magic Johnson

“I get up 5:30-6 every morning. I’m in the gym. I run a couple miles.”

― Magic Johnson

“I really wasn’t into comic books growing up.”

― Mahershala Ali

“’Baahubali’s success augurs well for the Telugu film industry as a whole. It has opened up new markets.”

― Mahesh Babu

“I was born and brought up in Chennai, as the entire Telugu film industry was based there.”

― Mahesh Babu

“I grew up in Madras and did my schooling at St. Bedes and college at Loyola.”

― Mahesh Babu

“I can be unhappy with the Congress, but I cannot give up on its ideology.”

― Mahesh Bhatt

“If it were up to me, I would wear a peshwas and a gharara everywhere.”

― Mahira Khan

“I’d love to be on an Australian show and in Australian cinemas – they’ve really picked up their game.”

― Maia Mitchell

“I have a family member who was in the foster system briefly, and so I’ve kind of grown up knowing about it myself.”

― Maia Mitchell

“So we all got basically what we wanted, and as far as the women are concerned, he figured that 30 good women could handle a crew of 300 anyway. So that’s how we ended up with our crew.”

― Majel Barrett

“I grew up in the countryside and wanted to go to Tokyo. I had Tokyo complex.”

― Makoto Shinkai

“When I was growing up, I didn’t have tons and tons of friends.”

― Makoto Shinkai

“When I was growing up and until I got married, I had some times when I felt a bit lonely and a little bit isolated – even after I got married.”

― Makoto Shinkai

“As a dancer, obviously, we are all inspired by Michael Jackson, and I always looked up to Gene Kelly. He was a bigger version of Fred Astaire, and he was amazing as well.”

― Maksim Chmerkovskiy

“I don’t want to be remembered as the girl who was shot. I want to be remembered as the girl who stood up.”

― Malala Yousafzai

“Hurry boys, hurry, we have to make a quick change or the hour will be up.”

― Malcolm Campbell

“I grew up in L.A., so I’m a huge Lakers fan and Kobe fan.”

― Malcolm David Kelley

“Growing up, my favorite pass-rusher was Julius Peppers. He was just a beast.”

― Malik Jackson

“To be honest, I grew up with Alan Menken’s music.”

― Mallory Jansen

“When life knocks you down, keep getting up.”

― Malorie Blackman

“Ricky Martin is one of the artists I wanted to be growing up.”

― Maluma

“I went through so many phases because I moved schools a lot. I grew up primarily in Connecticut, but also here in L.A. for five years.”

― Mamie Gummer

“I don’t do long juice cleanses because, for me, it messes up my metabolism, and I actually gain weight.”

― Mandy Ingber

“I did not grow up singing Yiddish.”

― Mandy Patinkin

“My husband and I grew up in India, so saag and tikka sauces are very nostalgic for us.”

― Maneet Chauhan

“I wanted my daughter to look up to me.”

― Maneet Chauhan

“Nashville is coming up to be an amazing foodie city.”

― Maneet Chauhan

“Huge Kobe fan growing up. My dog’s name is Kobe.”

― Manny Machado

“I’ve trained under a lot of coaches and always picked up elements that develop a player.”

― Manuel Neuer

“A keeper has to adjust his game to the team. If the team moves further up, he has to do the same. It’s nothing I’ve invented.”

― Manuel Neuer

“Most of the movies I saw growing up were viewed as totally disposable, fine for quick consumption, but they have survived 50 years and are still growing.”

― Manuel Puig

“Women hold up half the sky.”

― Mao Zedong

“War can only be abolished through war, and in order to get rid of the gun it is necessary to take up the gun.”

― Mao Zedong

“I give up on spending time on these courts; I give up on practicing before the tournament I hate. I hate this.”

― Marat Safin

“Organizations spend hundreds of hours and hundreds of thousands of dollars installing and implementing huge servers, new Web sites and applications. They have to continue to do that, but they also have to clean up the mess of the ’90s.”

― Marc Andreessen

“Great art picks up where nature ends.”

― Marc Chagall

“I don’t think anybody’s too big to fail. I think the – I think if what you’ve got is sort of a large number of institutions who are going to fail, then that ends up affecting the system.”

― Marc Lasry

“I grew up on a lot of gospel music.”

― Marc Martel

“And where I grew up in Australia, surfing was a part of culture.”

― Marc Newson

“It’s good to shut up sometimes.”

― Marcel Marceau

“One has to look out for engineers – they begin with sewing machines and end up with the atomic bomb.”

― Marcel Pagnol

“A fashionable milieu is one in which everybody’s opinion is made up of the opinion of all the others. Has everybody a different opinion? Then it is a literary milieu.”

― Marcel Proust

“There are many design companies, but there are few designers who organize their own business and open it up to other designers.”

― Marcel Wanders

“I was famous in a way that was kind of terrifying. I had no protection. When reporters showed up at my house, there wasn’t even a sidewalk. They were literally parked on my front lawn.”

― Marcia Clark

“I kind of like to write fast. It keeps the pacing up. And it keeps me off the streets.”

― Marcia Clark

“Before I was a prosecutor, I was a defense attorney. I took a cut in pay because I wanted to stand up for the victims.”

― Marcia Clark

“I really have to force myself to tidy up around the house.”

― Marcia Cross

“I’ll put my record up against anybody’s.”

― Marcia Fudge

“I don’t really have a preferred genre. It’s more up to the individual project itself and if I feel compelled by it.”

― Marco Beltrami

“I am not the sort of person who gives up.”

― Marco Pierre White

“I was brought up on a council estate. I know what it’s like to be poor.”

― Marco Pierre White

“I’m one of those guys that’s going to show up to the field and try my best.”

― Marco Scutaro

“Even as voters, we try to keep up with the guys as much as possible, mainly through television or ESPN.”

― Marcus Allen

“Up, you mighty race, accomplish what you will.”

― Marcus Garvey

“I died on that mountain, too. I left a part of myself up there.”

― Marcus Luttrell

“Growing up, Wayne Rooney and Cristiano Ronaldo were the players I looked up to – and Carlos Tevez when he was at the club.”

― Marcus Rashford

“Thanksgiving is one of my favorite American traditions. I quickly picked it up when I moved to the U.S. from Sweden.”

― Marcus Samuelsson

“I didn’t grow up around a lot of souped-up automobiles. I love my Prius.”

― Maren Morris

“I grew up in the golden age of Flash Gordon and sci-fi.”

― Margaret Atwood

“I grew up with the biologists. I know how they think.”

― Margaret Atwood

“Conscience that isn’t hitched up to common sense is a mighty dangerous thing.”

― Margaret Deland

“God’s always got a custard pie up his sleeve.”

― Margaret Forster

“I’m a night person; I don’t usually get up till noon.”

― Margaret Keane

“Tears may be dried up, but the heart – never.”

― Margaret of Valois

“I was a dancer, growing up, and I definitely thought that was going to be my profession.”

― Margaret Qualley

“I’m up at dawn. I practically fall asleep at dinner.”

― Margaret Stohl

“I grew up sitting in my closet waiting to go Narnia.”

― Margaret Stohl

“Female physicists, astronomers and mathematicians are up against more than 2,000 years of convention that has long portrayed these fields as inherently male.”

― Margaret Wertheim

“I grew up in communist Russia where we didn’t have anything, so I’m not worried that I can’t buy an extra pair of shoes.”

― Margarita Levieva

“I’m Russian Jewish. And I had to grow up really quickly.”

― Margarita Levieva

“When I was about to enroll for my third year of college, I ended up dropping out and moving to Nashville.”

― Margo Price

“He has a brilliant mind until he makes it up.”

― Margot Asquith

“History happens as soon as I pick up my coffee cup – it happened 30 seconds ago. It’s history.”

― Margot Lee Shetterly

“I’m pretty open, and when I do interviews, I end up blabbing.”

― Margot Robbie

“Where I grew up, it was a very open home.”

― Margrethe Vestager

“Tears may be dried up, but the heart – never.”

― Marguerite Gardiner

“My father was a screenwriter, and I kind of grew up in that world.”

― Maria Semple

“I need to get up and walk around and keep my knees from getting bad, which is what’s happening.”

― Marian McPartland

“If we don’t stand up for children, then we don’t stand for much.”

― Marian Wright Edelman

“Whoever said anybody has a right to give up?”

― Marian Wright Edelman

“I felt like that growing up – that I didn’t have a voice.”

― Marianne Elliott

“The only time I ever really consider retiring is when I get fed up with the press. Which is often.”

― Marianne Faithfull

“I actually like getting up to blue skies.”

― Marianne Jean-Baptiste

“I have sun damage. I cover it up with make-up.”

― Marie Helvin

“Even in the early Eighties, when I was one of the most successful models in Britain, I didn’t really have a voice. Time after time, when I should have spoken up, I simply walked away.”

― Marie Helvin

“I grew up in neighbouring Hawaii, where Tahiti is regarded as a brother.”

― Marie Helvin

“I’d like to tidy up the entire planet. I would go anywhere if there were something that needs tidying.”

― Marie Kondo

“In general, I write for ages 12 and up – although I’ve received emails from readers between the ages of seven and seventy. My books are science fiction.”

― Marie Lu

“Growing up, I didn’t know any writers and felt somewhat isolated.”

― Marie Lu

“I never had a sister growing up. Donny was the closest thing.”

― Marie Osmond

“Elisha Cook was a darling, and full of the devil. A wired – up little fellow who was always busy, busy, busy.”

― Marie Windsor

“In person, George Clooney lives up to all your expectations.”

― Mariella Frostrup

“It’s so much easier to count our disadvantages than tot up the mitigating circumstances that generally outweigh the despair.”

― Mariella Frostrup

“If I’m right in the middle of a deadline, I’m up really early.”

― Marilu Henner

“I like getting up early. I get up around five.”

― Marilu Henner

“The first time I performed musically, I threw up.”

― Marilyn Manson

“The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.”

― Marilyn Monroe

“I was brought up a Catholic and I was quite fervent, because I was sent to a convent school.”

― Marina Warner

“Immigration has a huge cost on social programs, and it lowers salaries and drives up unemployment.”

― Marine Le Pen

“The waking up of a people is historic. It shows the end of a cycle.”

― Marine Le Pen

“2016 was the year the Anglo-Saxon world woke up.”

― Marine Le Pen

“You can pass on my respects to the grand mufti, but I will not cover myself up.”

― Marine Le Pen

“In the U.S., we really have fallen short of road-racing facilities that have kept up with the times, unfortunately, but it’s a fact.”

― Mario Andretti

“My first two books did nada. I ended up paying the publishers.”

― Mario Benedetti

“Immigration comes up, but the issue that is on everybody’s mind is the economy.”

― Mario Diaz-Balart

“I grew up there and played all the youth teams at Borussia.”

― Mario Gotze

“I grew up in a household without a lot of problems and they have been very supportive from day one.”

― Mario Lopez

“When you make a film that is based in reality, reality will come up all around it.”

― Mario Van Peebles

“If I went into politics, it’s because I grew up in a political atmosphere.”

― Marion Marechal-Le Pen

“I’ve grown up watching football my whole life.”

― Marisa Miller

“Let’s not get caught up in the D.C. trap of Democrats versus Republicans. When you’re in Alaska it’s about what’s important for Alaska.”

― Mark Begich

“I discovered reading through libraries. I grew up in a house that wasn’t brimming with books.”

― Mark Billingham

“I followed most of the 80’s bands into the 90’s as most of those folks who hadn’t moved away were all still active. However, there was a point when I lost track of the new bands coming up.”

― Mark Edwards

“I was always extremely independent growing up.”

― Mark Foster

“I wanted to be an attorney all the way up until I was 17.”

― Mark Foster

“I didn’t record ‘Pumped Up Kicks’ out of a sense of moral obligation.”

― Mark Foster

“The phrase ‘pumped up kicks,’ man, I was excited when I came up with that.”

― Mark Foster

“There’s a lot of bands that blow up quickly, but then they die quickly. Longevity is the healthy thing; that’s the pursuit.”

― Mark Foster

“I can’t imagine how much time it took Matt Bucy to cut up ‘The Wizard of Oz’ and reassemble every word of dialog into alphabetical order. The resulting movie is called ‘Of Oz the Wizard.’”

― Mark Frauenfelder

“I wasn’t overwhelmed by dogma, and that sort of freed me up to look at things differently.”

― Mark Frost

“I have failed ‘Star Wars’ trivia tests. People come up to me at conventions and use terms that I’ve never heard of.”

― Mark Hamill

“I was kind of sheltered. I grew up in Silsbee, Texas, a town of 3,000 people.”

― Mark Henry

“I hate drugs. I drank a beer once and threw up.”

― Mark Henry

“My brother and I loved to body-slam each other when we were kids. We tore up a lot of furniture.”

― Mark Henry

“I grew up the biggest fan of the Cure. Knew every lyric, had every album, B-side, single, poster, everything. Then cut to fifteen years later, and we’re working on songs together. Ridiculous.”

― Mark Hoppus

“I’m not a liar. I’m a pretty straight up person.”

― Mark Hunt

“I’ll be helping them getting suited up, getting them in the airlock, getting the airlock prepared, and getting them out the hatch, and then talking them through these three spacewalks.”

― Mark Kelly

“When you’re in theater, you inevitably wind up working in restaurants. I made pastry.”

― Mark Kurlansky

“I get up very early and write a lot.”

― Mark Kurlansky

“The guys who spend their time brooding in their younger years either lighten up or go away.”

― Mark Lanegan

“My favorite record, growing up, was ‘Songs of the Haunted House,’ a Disney record that was just wackiness. It’s still one of my favorites, actually.”

― Mark Lanegan

“Doing something that’s physical but not necessarily mentally taxing – for me, it frees me up creatively.”

― Mark Lanegan

“I had a lot of jobs when I was younger. Where I grew up, there was a lot of agricultural jobs, so I worked on a lot of farms. I worked in the pea fields, harvesting peas.”

― Mark Lanegan

“I grew up a Seattle Sonics fan, in Washington state.”

― Mark Lanegan

“Michael Owen isn’t the tallest of lads, but his height more than makes up for that.”

― Mark Lawrenson

“When people lay around whining to their therapists and ex-wives that they’re finally going to ‘change’ themselves, they are promising something imaginary and made up.”

― Mark Manson

“What? No one wants my bouquet! Somebody better pick it up! Somebody better pick up my bouquet!”

― Mark McKinney

“We’ve had really good mainstream publicity for these books and both Wanted and Chosen were snapped up as movie deals before each series even ended so I’m honestly just pinching myself.”

― Mark Millar

“I love making up titles.”

― Mark Morris

“Let’s clean up the Senate and return to politics of common ground.”

― Mark Pryor

“I was asked to model but I never took up the offer.”

― Mark Roberts

“I had a somewhat frenetic childhood because my mum and dad split up when I was five, and then my mum remarried.”

― Mark Ronson

“I was a competitive guy growing up.”

― Mark Sanchez

“Millions of Americans were duped by the federal government and the Federal Reserve into buying homes they could not afford and failed to count the cost. When the financial crisis of 2008 hit, they could not keep up the monthly mortgage payments and defaulted.”

― Mark Skousen

“Few things are harder to put up with than the annoyance of a good example.”

― Mark Twain

“You have got to get the strategy right; you have to get the operations right – lined up from R&D out to the field.”

― Mark V. Hurd

“When your self-worth goes up, your net worth goes up with it.”

― Mark Victor Hansen

“There are good examples of companies – Coca-Cola is one – that invested before there was a huge market in countries, and I think that ended up playing out to their benefit for decades to come.”

― Mark Zuckerberg

“Man, if they played the commercials for ‘Murderball’ as much as they do for ‘Hustle & Flow,’ ‘Murderball’ would blow up!”

― Mark Zupan

“I’ve grown up a lot in England.”

― Marko Arnautovic

“I’ve grown up a lot in England since I arrived at Stoke.”

― Marko Arnautovic

“It’s the friends you can call up at 4 a.m. that matter.”

― Marlene Dietrich

“I’m good at coming up with wacky characters and funny dialogue.”

― Marlon Wayans

“With parody, you’re referencing and sending up a particular genre, and mostly your material is going to be taken out of that genre.”

― Marlon Wayans

“As a young player, I played up front, on the wing, in midfield, and when I started in the reserves at Standard Liege, I played centre back.”

― Marouane Fellaini

“Growing up, I didn’t have any inspirations.”

― Marsai Martin

“I grew up at the piano, and I longed to write musicals.”

― Marsha Norman

“As I’ve gotten older, I’ve gotten simpler – my level of aspiration has actually gone down and down. But my level of impact has gone up and up.”

― Marshall Goldsmith

“I grew up in a very modest home. We grew a lot of our food in our backyard. We fished; my brothers hunted.”

― Martha Stewart

“Your slippers last a lot longer in your bedroom. On a film set, they do get very scuffed up.”

― Martin Freeman

“If it were purely up to me, my kids would probably be vegetarian Catholic Marxists.”

― Martin Freeman

“I hadn’t grown up with ‘The Hobbit;’ I hadn’t grown up with ‘Lord of The Rings,’ anything like that.”

― Martin Freeman

“The move towards neoliberalism in Britain was intimately bound up with the embrace of the U.S. as the country to be aped and copied.”

― Martin Jacques

“I can’t cut off an ear everyday. Do the Van Gogh here and the Mozart there. Anyway it’s exhausting enough always having to check up on what one is really doing!.”

― Martin Kippenberger

“The position is clear – there is no ambiguity in Sinn Fein’s position. We, along with all the other parties, have signed up to a reduced rate of corporation tax of 12.5 % by 2018.”

― Martin McGuinness

“There are many things we can do with Scotland and, indeed, with others which would be hugely beneficial to both Scotland and to Ireland, so I’m absolutely up for all of that.”

― Martin McGuinness

“There is no legislative change that can be made to make up for an economy that’s not growing and not expanding.”

― Martin O’Malley

“It would be sad if the expertise built up during the 40 years of the U.S. and Russian manned programmes were allowed to dissipate. But abandoning the shuttle, and committing to new launch vehicles and propulsion systems, is actually a prerequisite for a vibrant manned programme.”

― Martin Rees

“If it’s a modern-day story dealing with certain ethnic groups, I think I could open up certain scenes for improvisation, while staying within the structure of the script.”

― Martin Scorsese

“I grew up in the Lower East Side, an Italian American – more Sicilian, actually.”

― Martin Scorsese

“Zombies, what are you going to do with them? Just keep chopping them up, shooting at them, shooting at them.”

― Martin Scorsese

“The dirty little secret of both clinical psychology and biological psychiatry is that they have completely given up on the notion of cure.”

― Martin Seligman

“There are always opportunities one cannot pass up.”

― Martin Winterkorn

“It is important to exhaust the potential of existing markets. But it is equally important to open up new markets.”

― Martin Winterkorn

“I’ve grown up in the public eye, and every decision I’ve made has always been so public and often inaccurately reported.”

― Martine McCutcheon

“I grew up in Altadena, California.”

― Martine Syms

“I grew up in Los Angeles. I watched lots of television; I still watch lots of television.”

― Martine Syms

“I grew up watching tons and tons of television. It was all I would do, especially during summer vacations.”

― Martine Syms

“President Obama’s FCC Chairman, Julius Genachowski, has a reputation in D.C. of being a ‘tepid’ regulator. From reports of his net neutrality proposal, he’s living up to that reputation.”

― Marvin Ammori

“In ‘Bush v. Gore,’ five justices had a partisan outcome in mind and then made up the judicial principle to justify it, while claiming that the decision would not be precedent for any future cases.”

― Marvin Ammori

“I grew up Jewish, became an atheist and a Marxist, and 28 years ago, at age 26, became a Christian.”

― Marvin Olasky

“I grew up in the church, and I feel very strongly about it.”

― Mary Ann Mobley

“Ignorance and a narrow education lay the foundation of vice, and imitation and custom rear it up.”

― Mary Astell

“It is the rank and file – the average woman – for whom the world has opened up so astonishingly.”

― Mary Augusta Ward

“My mother was a leading lady in a local theatre in Birmingham, Alabama, where I grew up.”

― Mary Badham

“When you’re on the way up, you have to take all the jobs because bills have to be paid.”

― Mary Berry

“In 1965, I was in Trabzon in eastern Turkey on a Fulbright scholarship. I would get up every morning and walk around the streets and look for photographs.”

― Mary Ellen Mark

“My inner critic who had begun piping up about how hopeless I was and how I didn’t know to write.”

― Mary Garden

“I always knew I was going to make a record called ‘The Foundling.’ Since I picked up a guitar, I knew it.”

― Mary Gauthier

“For the hair, a few French hairpins and a tortoiseshell clip will dress up any bun!”

― Mary Helen Bowers

“A few times a week, I’ll put on La Roche-Posay’s Active C Facial Moisturizer. That’s probably my favorite cream. It clears up my skin a bit and provides more of an anti-wrinkle element.”

― Mary Helen Bowers

“I’ve been a tomboy my whole life. But then you get older, you get married, you soften up.”

― Mary J. Blige

“Growing up, I was the preferred hairstylist for all of my friends.”

― Mary J. Blige

“Most of the people I write about I’m still in touch with, so I would be loath to make up stuff about them.”

― Mary Karr

“I took up boxing out of sheer interest and to help my parents financially.”

― Mary Kom

“I dug things up. I was curious. I liked to draw what I found.”

― Mary Leakey

“For the devices we use… the funding models are completely screwed up. Angel funding isn’t sufficient for hardware.”

― Mary Lou Jepsen

“I grew up in a small town in northeastern Indiana. I had an all-American childhood. And I grew up as an optimist.”

― Mary Meeker

“I think by and large, humans prefer to think of themselves as minds from the neck up. We don’t really like to think of ourselves as another animal, another digesting, excreting, mating, snoring, sleeping kind of sack of guts. I don’t think we like that. I think we’d rather not be reminded of it.”

― Mary Roach

“Don’t be reckless with other people’s hearts, don’t put up with those who are reckless with yours.”

― Mary Schmich

“I love dark chocolate, 70 percent and up.”

― Mary Steenburgen

“I don’t give up easily.”

― Maryam Mirzakhani

“I began cutting up fish when I was a little kid.”

― Masa Takayama

“I really didn’t have one particular athlete I liked growing up.”

― Masahiro Tanaka

“For me, it’s just going up on the mound and trying to get outs.”

― Masahiro Tanaka

“I grew up on anime and manga. That’s part of who I am.”

― Masi Oka

“Dancing and running shake up the chemistry of happiness.”

― Mason Cooley

“Who would not give up wit for power and beauty?”

― Mason Cooley

“Conscious thought is the tidying up at the end.”

― Mason Cooley

“I don’t think, to be a traveler, you have to reject setting roots up.”

― Mat Kearney

“Growing up, I watched shows such as ‘Blackadder’ and ‘Monty Python’ with my parents.”

― Mathew Baynton

“I started out in the Chabad movement, and I started pretty closed up, with the idea of there being that ‘this is it.’ I bought into that fully. I really explored in depth the Chabad ideology.”

― Matisyahu

“I grew up in the ’80s, when breaking was cool, and then it got corny in the ’90s, and it became cool again with all these choreographed B-Boy dance crews.”

― Matt Besser

“I married up. He’s an intelligent and kind soul.”

― Matt Bomer

“When I first went on tour with PJ in ’98, I was still in shock having gone through the Soundgarden break up.”

― Matt Cameron

“I grew up with the white picket fence. My dad went to work nine to five, and he had a station wagon.”

― Matt Dillon

“Warrior Writer workshops have sprung up across the country, and of the ones I’ve attended and participated in, most contain at least one or two star writers.”

― Matt Gallagher

“This notion that we’re going to prop up foreign governments, that we’re going to invade other countries for some kind of perceived benefit where we’re going to install somebody who’s going to be supportive of American interests or American corporate private interests needs to stop.”

― Matt Gonzalez

“The most important thing any broken individual can do is keep their chin up and keep moving forward.”

― Matt Hardy

“I was brought up poor, but I’ve earned every cent in my bank account.”

― Matt Hardy

“I’ve been a Lakers fan since growing up in Oklahoma. My hometown’s finally got the Thunder, which is really exciting, but I’ve still got to stick with the Lakers.”

― Matt Kemp

“We definitely weren’t poor growing up, but we weren’t rich.”

― Matt Kemp

“Not a lot of conservatives on this list. Are more liberals than conservatives screwing up America?”

― Matt Lauer

“I grew up in Chelsea on 22nd Street… I am really a native New Yorker.”

― Matt McGorry

“I grew up in suburban Brisbane, so to say you wanted to be an actor was a ridiculous concept.”

― Matt Passmore

“Growing up, I was always a fan of wrestling, but I was also a fan of MMA and stuff.”

― Matt Riddle

“When George W. Bush was up for re-election, we took part in Rock Against Bush.”

― Matt Skiba

“When we’re on tour, we try to keep our voices sharp. We get up there and put on the best show we can.”

― Matt Skiba

“I grew up on Michael Jackson, Pat Benetar, and Van Halen – all the things coming out of the television.”

― Matt Skiba

“I grew up on Edgar Allen Poe, and I loved Alfred Hitchcock’s movies.”

― Matt Skiba

“Centuries of history risk disappearing if Islamization, which up until now has been underestimated, gains the upper hand.”

― Matteo Salvini

“I had not picked up a tennis racket in 15 years, so I tried.”

― Matthew Ashford

“I spent a lot of time growing up in Ireland in Donegal.”

― Matthew Broderick

“Hospitals should be paid to keep patients out of the hospital, not for signing up more and more patients.”

― Matthew Heineman

“The story is supposed to change; it’s supposed to evolve. In making ‘Cartel Land,’ I ended up with a much, much different story than I started with.”

― Matthew Heineman

“Up until the final decade of the nineteenth century, the United States and the United Kingdom did not recognize copyright in each other’s creative works.”

― Matthew Pearl

“I’ve been accused of not really paying attention to a sentence unless my name comes up in it twice.”

― Matthew Perry

“I loved playing Chandler. I grew up playing that part.”

― Matthew Perry

“I did attend Catholic schools up to the ninth grade, and I admire much in the Catholic Church.”

― Matthew Scully

“I grew up in Spokane, Washington, in a very Christian, conservative home.”

― Matty Mullins

“I grew up in Florida, so every now and then, we’d have a garter snake in the lawn. But I’m not super okay with them.”

― Maulik Pancholy

“I use my iPhone as an alarm, so when it goes off, I pick it up and casually scroll through whatever emails may have come in while I was asleep.”

― Maulik Pancholy

“I tend to focus on what I’m doing at the moment, and that takes up the entire span of my focus.”

― Maura Tierney

“I grew up in Boston, and we’d have every Thanksgiving at my parents’ house there.”

― Maura Tierney

“I grew up in the theater and danced ballet atrociously.”

― Maureen O’Hara

“I was always the sexy bass player in the background while Robin stood centre. Barry and I played it up a bit, gave ’em a bit of thigh.”

― Maurice Gibb

“Speaking up for America has become a lonely ordeal.”

― Maurice Saatchi

“I grew up in a house that was in a constant state of mourning.”

― Maurice Sendak

“So, what we do as individuals matters. It adds up.”

― Maurice Strong

“Sooner or later, all magazines end up in the toilet.”

― Maurizio Cattelan

“I grew up on camera. I started at 16.”

― Mauro Ranallo

“I grew up looking to all those Jewish athletes for inspiration.”

― Max Aaron

“I’m inclined to vote for Roberts unless something else comes up. It’s a close call.”

― Max Baucus

“Sequestration is leverage that should not be given up easily.”

― Max Baucus

“People get really caught up in their own trips.”

― Max Cannon

“The greatest thing is, at any moment, to be willing to give up who we are in order to become all that we can be.”

― Max de Pree

“I grew up in front of everyone’s eyes in the UFC.”

― Max Holloway

“The spring of love becomes hidden and soon filled up.”

― Max Muller

“I grew up going to race rings, and I really enjoyed it.”

― Max Verstappen

“So many poems you go into and come up empty.”

― Maxine Kumin

“Pay in the acting world hasn’t kept up with inflation.”

― Maxine Peake

“Songs are not on a conveyor belt. I’m not chopping them up and putting them out.”

― Maxwell

“To take a few nouns, and a few pronouns, and adverbs and adjectives, and put them together, ball them up, and throw them against the wall to make them bounce. That’s what Norman Mailer did. That’s what James Baldwin did, and Joan Didion did, and that’s what I do – that’s what I mean to do.”

― Maya Angelou

“At 50, I began to know who I was. It was like waking up to myself.”

― Maya Angelou

“I ended up very American and very Indonesian and a little bit of a lot of things.”

― Maya Soetoro-Ng

“I take 12-bean soup mixes, soak the beans overnight, boil them up, add tomatoes and flavoring, and freeze it. I’ll have a cup a day. It’s very nutritious.”

― Maye Musk

“All three of my kids grew up seeing me on posters.”

― Maye Musk

“You know, I grew up listening to Joni Mitchell.”

― Maynard James Keenan

“I basically gave up my dream of becoming a mom.”

― Mayte Garcia

“When I was growing up, I lived in a neighborhood that was largely Latino and I thought I was Latino!”

― Meagan Good

“I gotta keep hustling. I know when it comes to the Internet, we move units. I grew up on the Internet.”

― Meek Mill

“When I’m not in the booth, I’m one of the most laid-back guys. But growing up, I liked DMX, Jay-Z, 50 Cent, and T.I. – dudes that went all out on the track. My first songs were energetic because I liked their energy.”

― Meek Mill

“For each book, I do end up making a kind of playlist to fit the characters.”

― Meg Cabot

“Life is absolutely horrific, leading up to absolute horror.”

― Meg Rosoff

“I, a late riser, fantasise about getting up every morning at 5 A.M. to fetch the horses in from the fields.”

― Meg Rosoff

“I grew up in a retirement community in Florida.”

― Megan Boone

“I’ve always been sort of drawn to storytelling, and I was always very playful growing up.”

― Megan Boone

“I grew up craving the spotlight, and once it happened, I immediately recoiled.”

― Megan Fox

“Nick can get up on stage and just wing it, whereas I would have to be taken to a mental institution.”

― Megan Mullally

“I trained in Toronto with a private acting teacher, who was wonderful, for years growing up.”

― Megan Park

“For me, writing essays is very much about processing ideas and offering them up to the reader so that they are fully cooked.”

― Meghan Daum

“I was not a girl who grew up buying $100 candles. I was the girl who ran out of gas on her way to an audition.”

― Meghan Markle

“I grew up in L.A. in a school that was diverse, but it was not really integrated, so I didn’t ever fully fit in with the black girls or the white girls or the Latina girls.”

― Meghan Markle

“I grew up in Arizona listening to Hank Williams Jr., Johnny Cash, Tammy Wynette, and Dolly Parton.”

― Meghan McCain

“My uncle is from Trinidad, so, ever since I was 7, I grew up listening to Soca, the genre that’s from there. It’s my favorite sound.”

― Meghan Trainor

“Are we willing and able to stand up to Islamophobia on days when there are not brutal terrorist attacks on Muslims in mosques?”

― Mehdi Hasan

“I get up at the same time every morning.”

― Mehmet Oz

“I’ve dated interracially a lot. I grew up in Harlem, so I’ve dated Latins, Dominican, Guyanese, Cuban, black, white.”

― Mekhi Phifer

“But in the UK, I’ve given up any hope of being considered a director.”

― Mel Smith

“In this film, we took a helicopter up and showed London as a vista, which is not very often done.”

― Mel Smith

“But if you put a script up in front of me to read, or a cue card, I couldn’t do it without stuttering.”

― Mel Tillis

“France is an old country that needs to wake up.”

― Melanie Laurent

“I grew up on Long Island. It was pretty normal.”

― Melanie Martinez

“TV sort of picked up for me before my theater career did.”

― Melissa Benoist

“I’ve always been kind of an introvert growing up.”

― Melissa De Sousa

“Realizing I was gay was a long sort of waking up.”

― Melissa Etheridge

“When I grew up, there were no songs about gay people.”

― Melissa Etheridge

“I grew up in a dysfunctional family.”

― Melissa Gilbert

“There was a big question as to whether or not different generations have grown up differently.”

― Melissa Joan Hart

“I always loved ‘90210’ growing up. It was one of my favorites – the old-school ‘90210’.”

― Melissa Ordway

“I got the job I wanted when I was 22, and I’m not going to give it up now.”

― Melvyn Bragg

“At awards time, The Exorcist was nominated in 11 categories, everybody but the janitor was up for an Oscar. There was no category for what I did.”

― Mercedes McCambridge

“Solutions and ideas should come from the bottom up, generated by local communities and not mandated from Washington.”

― Mercedes Schlapp

“Americans are waking up to the tragedy of abortions.”

― Mercedes Schlapp

“Don’t give up or give in in the face of patronising ridicule, amused disdain, or being ignored.”

― Meryl Streep

“I stopped beating up on myself. I stopped asking myself why I didn’t sell this number of records, why I don’t have corporate sponsorship. I just don’t buy into any of that anymore.”

― Meshell Ndegeocello

“When I came up, one of my favorite groups and producers was Three 6 Mafia.”

― Metro Boomin

“I grew up in St Louis, just with my mom.”

― Metro Boomin

“When Kobe talks, I shut up and stay out of his way.”

― Metta World Peace

“I grew up in the ‘hood, but it was like growing up in Beverly Hills because there were so many superstars around.”

― Metta World Peace

“I spent 35 years growing up in the U.S., and it had its ups and downs.”

― MF Doom

“I sell a lot of ebooks from my website and encourage authors to set up their own stores.”

― Michael A. Stackpole

“’Rugrats’ was my favorite cartoon growing up as a kid.”

― Michael Angarano

“A lot of times, people assume that I write all the songs: that I arrange them and I stick Kevin up there as kind of a puppet or something. It’s absolutely not that way. In fact, he writes probably 60 percent of the songs, and I write probably 40 percent.”

― Michael Bacon

“I get involved if a problem comes up after the death has been investigated by the local authority.”

― Michael Baden

“I personally would rather layer up than put on a big, heavy coat.”

― Michael Bastian

“I grew up in Arizona and have a lot of buddies that are cowpokes.”

― Michael Biehn

“It’s going to take more than one loss for me to hang up my gloves; that’s for sure.”

― Michael Bisping

“I had held titles in all the major U.K. organisations, but we were struggling to make ends meet. There were times you don’t have a fight lined up, and the bills are stacking up.”

― Michael Bisping

“The Top 40 is geared toward 20 and under, not 20 and up. That’s the audience I’m geared to.”

― Michael Bolton

“Sinatra, here’s a guy who plays a tough guy in all his movies, but was allowed to be vulnerable when he stepped up to the microphone.”

― Michael Bolton

“Subprime mortgages, typically defined as those issued to borrowers with low credit scores, make up roughly the riskiest one-third of all mortgages.”

― Michael Burry

“We saw in 2003 the beginnings of an outbreak of an illness called SARS. SARS ended up killing 800 people which is a significant number of deaths, but nowhere near as high as it could have been.”

― Michael C. Burgess

“If you think you’re going to be up for an Oscar, you schedule your moviemaking.”

― Michael Caine

“I admired Marlon Brando as I grew up. I though he was one of the finest screen actors around.”

― Michael Caine

“I grew up in the projects with four older brothers.”

― Michael Che

“It’s one of the wonderful things that the Academy does – a talented person comes along like Mira Sorvino, and it elevates them up to stardom.”

― Michael Cimino

“There’s a need to dig up the past and analyze it.”

― Michael Cimino

“Anybody who says they’re bitter is sick in their soul. They’ve given up.”

― Michael Cimino

“When I was coming up, I kept a ton of comic books, almost 300 comic books. Back in the day, they didn’t used to cost that much, so I used to keep ’em, collect ’em, trade ’em.”

― Michael Clarke Duncan

“I’ve never been paid by or colluded with any Russian to hack the D.N.C., to create search-engine optimization tools to cause Trump’s positives up and Hillary’s negatives up. I’ve never been to Prague.”

― Michael Cohen

“I’m appreciative that young males can look up to myself.”

― Michael Dapaah

“Actors, I have to say, most of the time, they elevate things; they don’t screw things up most of the time.”

― Michael Douglas

“I went into rehab to save my marriage, but I wound up saving myself.”

― Michael Douglas

“I could produce spurts of speed and after taking up athletics I found myself running quite quickly over 400m.”

― Michael East

“Stepping up a gear during any race is not an easy thing to do.”

― Michael East

“My strength is coming up with two outs in the last of the ninth.”

― Michael Eisner

“Any good kitchen should be stocked up in oysters, shouldn’t they?”

― Michael Fassbender

“I’ve done a bit of teaching, but I gave it up – I felt uneasy teaching illustration to people who hadn’t yet learned to draw.”

― Michael Foreman

“In the ’80s, Ronald Reagan inspired me to become politicized, because I grew up in that era when everything I cared about was under attack.”

― Michael Franti

“A boundary is really something artificial we made up. The ecosystem and landscape continue.”

― Michael Frome

“Television has dried up for my generation, so it’s plays and films.”

― Michael Gambon

“People should be shrouded in mystery. Especially actors. No, hang on, maybe actors should be blown up.”

― Michael Gambon

“I grew up with so many different sounds, and ‘Lost’ allows me to express all of it, the melodic and the atonal.”

― Michael Giacchino

“I was pretty lucky to have grown up during the ‘Star Wars,’ ‘Indiana Jones’ and ‘E.T.’ years.”

― Michael Giacchino

“Ever since going up to university, I have accumulated new debt, and new means of becoming indebted.”

― Michael Gove

“Up to a thousand milligrams of caffeine is considered safe for most people, which translates into about 10 cups of coffee a day.”

― Michael Greger

“Classrooms keep getting set up more and more around the verbal and less around the kinesthetic and active. They are increasingly becoming environments that favour the girls’ brain.”

― Michael Gurian

“When my first film ‘The Seventh Continent’ was presented here 12 years ago, non-Austrian spectators would come up to me and say, ‘Is Austria that terrible?’, whereas for me it wasn’t about Austria but about highly industrialised cultures everywhere.”

― Michael Haneke

“I made my money turning around distressed or bankrupt companies. I did 50-some of them in my career… I started on a shoestring and eventually built up quite a fortune.”

― Michael Heisley

“I do believe in Christ, but I would not hold myself up as any paragon of virtue at all – far from it, really.”

― Michael Hintze

“Since Franklin Roosevelt’s leadership in setting up the United Nations and the Nuremberg trials, the U.S. has promoted universal legal norms and the institutions to enforce them while seeking, by hook or by crook, to exempt American citizens, especially soldiers, from their actual application.”

― Michael Ignatieff

“I always felt that I came up short in the education department, but I’ve come to the conclusion that we all get an education.”

― Michael J. Fox

“I grew up in East Flatbush in Brooklyn which was an intense neighbourhood filled with different West Indian cultures.”

― Michael K. Williams

“My brothers were tremendous shack builders. My shacks were horrible. My brothers once built a two-story shack from the ground up that was awesome!”

― Michael Keaton

“There are very few jobs where you’re held up to public scrutiny.”

― Michael Keaton

“I had a lovely time growing up.”

― Michael Kiwanuka

“Nixon knew exactly what he wanted to accomplish in his four interviews with David Frost, quite apart from having his agent Irving Paul Lazar negotiate a terrific deal for him, with cash up front.”

― Michael Korda

“I grew up in a family of people who were obsessed with fashion.”

― Michael Kors

“I’m not the kind of person who gives up without a fight.”

― Michael Landon

“I grew up in a town of 5,000, surrounded by cows and oil fields, but there was a lot of opportunity in my tiny little town.”

― Michael Lomenda

“Encourage your kids’ artistic side. Toughen up everything else.”

― Michael Madsen

“I’ve been set up with a Twitter account, and I just never use it.”

― Michael McDonald

“The Stax/Volt stuff is really what I grew up on.”

― Michael McDonald

“I loved growing up in Washington, but I have been a diehard, 100 percent 49ers fan since I was 11.”

― Michael Mina

“Building up the arms did not cause the fall of Eastern Europe.”

― Michael Moore

“I write fiction. I make things up, it’s what I do.”

― Michael Morpurgo

“I fill up the well of stories in my head – without ever knowing I’m doing it.”

― Michael Morpurgo

“I grew up reading the newspapers, mostly the sports section. I was a wrestler and would check to see if I was ranked.”

― Michael Pena

“I grew up in the ghetto, and the thing is when there were problems, I knew when to get away.”

― Michael Pena

“I have Spanish ancestry and, indeed, speak the language, up to a point.”

― Michael Portillo

“I do rather rejoice when people come up to talk to me about railways.”

― Michael Portillo

“I didn’t spend much time with my parents when I was growing up.”

― Michael Reagan

“I grew up around hardware. I could sell you all the plumbing and electricity you want.”

― Michael Rispoli

“I’ve known since I was 12 that I wanted to write. My father was a teacher, and there were so many books around, it seemed natural to pick them up.”

― Michael Robotham

“I usually fall asleep between 11 P.M. – 1 A.M., and I wake up between 6:30 A.M. – 8:00 A.M.”

― Michael Seibel

“I was the CEO of Justin.tv, and my cofounders were senior engineers there. We came up with the idea at Justin.tv in the fall of 2010.”

― Michael Seibel

“I was obsessed with football when I was growing up.”

― Michael Sheen

“We should be exploring consciousness at the neural level and higher, where the arrow of causal analysis points up toward such principles as emergence and self-organization.”

― Michael Shermer

“Much of modern molecular biology and microbiology has been based on the effort to decipher the basic code of life, which is made up of four nucleotides: adenine, thymine, cytosine, and guanine.”

― Michael Specter

“I’m a first-generation American, so I had friends from several cultures while growing up, including Indian and Iranian friends.”

― Michael Steger

“Few people know that I grew up in Germany and that my family still lives there.”

― Michael Strahan

“When I heard I’d be working with Scorsese, I signed up immediately.”

― Michael Stuhlbarg

“I’m a firm believer that all this packaged stuff that Americans are buying up in gobs is making them fatter.”

― Michael Symon

“Units were coming to combat with DCGS because it was their tool kit, so to speak, but they basically had it boxed up and parked in a corner. They were using off-the-shelf stuff they were having to buy prior to coming into the theater.”

― Michael T. Flynn

“The only way to clean up Chicago is to get rid of Capone.”

― Michael T. Flynn

“I want to be embraced by the audience, but it’s fun to stir up the pot.”

― Michael Trucco

“Growing up, I read all three of Frederick Douglass’ autobiographies by the time I was 12.”

― Michael Tubbs

“Growing up in Stockton wasn’t all doom and gloom.”

― Michael Tubbs

“I’ve grown up, luckily, with only a distant relationship to war and soldiering.”

― Michael Winter

“In nighttime series, the actor gets billing up front on every episode.”

― Michael Zaslow

“My energies get used up quite quickly, and the psychic space I’m in when I write is a very lonely one, so I found that harder and harder to get back to.”

― Michel Faber

“Everything I need to know, I learned in Iowa. I grew up here in Iowa.”

― Michele Bachmann

“When I’m having a bad day, I pick up my guitar.”

― Michelle Branch

“I love hair, I love make up, I love fashion, and I love throwing the shot put.”

― Michelle Carter

“I was not aware of what my dad had accomplished. I grew up with him playing football.”

― Michelle Carter

“The desire to abdicate, to give up – for me, that’s primal.”

― Michelle Dean

“Would we even recognize an Oliver Stone production if it didn’t kick up the usual fuss?”

― Michelle Dean

“I was so worried about winning, it was as if I was caught up in my own web.”

― Michelle Kwan

“The backstabbing, the clawing, it’s always there. It definitely comes up more when you’re on TV a little more often.”

― Michelle McCool

“Choose people who lift you up.”

― Michelle Obama

“The jig is up: I’m not a nice lady.”

― Michelle Wolf

“I had my first stereo when I turned 12, and every two weeks, I would save up money and buy one CD.”

― Michiel Huisman

“President Trump not only lies with astonishing temerity and abandon, but those lies connect into equally false narratives that gin up the worst fears and prejudices of his base.”

― Michiko Kakutani

“I confess I sometimes sneak a peek at ‘The Big Bang Theory.’ I chuckle at their antics. But I cringe when they portray physicists as clueless nerds who are doormats when it comes to picking up women.”

― Michio Kaku

“If you’re not on a major label today, you’re not gonna get played. They’ve got the market sewed up.”

― Mickey Gilley

“All the muddy waters of my life cleared up when I gave myself to Christ.”

― Mickey Rooney

“Critics themselves, they used to tear me up.”

― Mickey Spillane

“With my second album, eOne Music really wanted me to rock it up a little bit.”

― Mickie James

“I was honored to be part of the movement in the mid-2000s, and it was definitely a transitional period of women’s wrestling because, you know, Lita and Trish were putting on incredible matches and main eventing even before I came up and debuted.”

― Mickie James

“I’m not against competitive racing. I obviously grew up with horses.”

― Mickie James

“Having grown up around the theater, I’ve been moved by so many plays. Being a part of it, however small, is special.”

― Miguel Ferrer

“I grew up really fast.”

― Mija

“I really don’t like having to get dressed up.”

― Mikaela Hoover

“Very few people live in the same house they move into when they’re married or the same neighborhood when they’re married. Very few people certainly live in the neighborhood they grew up in.”

― Mike Barnicle

“I grew up in Shrewsbury, Massachusetts and went to college in Washington D.C.”

― Mike Birbiglia

“I’m going to end up making twenty films if people let me.”

― Mike Birbiglia

“When I was growing up, I didn’t know who Jewish people were, what it was to be Jewish.”

― Mike Birbiglia

“We’re looking for a guy that can step it up.”

― Mike Butcher

“We have rocked the ozone radically, man. They could probably fix the ozone if everybody stopped what they were doing and they put some cement up there.”

― Mike D

“I try to keep track of what the kids are doing on Soundcloud, and all the new guys coming up.”

― Mike Dean

“We all take losses and it’s about getting up and coming back.”

― Mike Epps

“It is inappropriate for the Bush administration to trump up a case in which we are ballyhooed into war.”

― Mike Farrell

“I’m fired up about TV converter boxes.”

― Mike Gallagher

“’We don’t torture’ is the anguished cry of squishy people who have decided that trying to frighten terrorists by roughing them up is somehow the very definition of torture.”

― Mike Gallagher

“I ended up being the governor of a very ag state, Nebraska.”

― Mike Johanns

“The average life spans of many bands are not that long, up to five years if they are lucky.”

― Mike McCready

“Articles themselves are condensed to narrow columns of text across 5, 6, 7 pages, and ads that are really distracting for the reader, so it’s not a pleasant experience to ‘curl up’ with a good website.”

― Mike McCue

“My eldest son, Jack, grew up with me as a ‘part-time’ dad.”

― Mike McGavick

“The littlest thing can have the strongest connection when you’re grieving. Your Proustian, poetic nerve is turned up to ten.”

― Mike Mills

“Never give up.”

― Mike Moreno

“So they ended up turning this little twenty eight page book into the movie. And it’s all about this stinky, smelly ogre who doesn’t care what anybody thinks of him.”

― Mike Myers

“My Dad was from Liverpool, and he picked it up in the army. He’d often come out with this stuff.”

― Mike Myers

“I grew up in a really small town.”

― Mike Patton

“I grew up with a front row seat to the American dream.”

― Mike Pence

“All of our intelligence agencies, our Department of Defense, are all working to meet this threat. But it’s a fast moving world; it’s a place where offense is easier than defense, and keeping up with the next innovation in cyber-warfare is an enormous challenge.”

― Mike Pompeo

“Unfortunately, instead of standing up to Iran, the Obama administration is giving in to the Iranians’ bizarre tantrums and illogical arguments.”

― Mike Pompeo

“One of the very first serious books I read when I was growing up was ‘Atlas Shrugged.’”

― Mike Pompeo

“I grew up a hip-hop kid doing mix-tapes.”

― Mike Posner

“I was really lucky to grow up in an extremely diverse neighborhood.”

― Mike Posner

“I have a very wide spectrum of stuff that I grew up listening to.”

― Mike Posner

“In Chicago, we have a century-old transit system that desperately needs updates to keep up with increased capacity.”

― Mike Quigley

“As a kid growing up in a rural area, I was always tinkering with parts and machinery.”

― Mike Schultz

“When I originally started looking at different prosthetic components, most of them were just set up for walking.”

― Mike Schultz

“Growing up, I was such a picky eater. I’m finally starting to expand.”

― Mike Trout

“I was hoping he would get up so I could hit him again and keep him down.”

― Mike Tyson

“When I was in prison, I was wrapped up in all those deep books. That Tolstoy crap – people shouldn’t read that stuff.”

― Mike Tyson

“That’s what people respect, the fact that I wasn’t a chump that laid on his back and gave up.”

― Mike Tyson

“I grew up a plumber’s son in Philadelphia.”

― Mike Vogel

“I do things that are very uncharacteristic of a normal workout routine. I hate cardio. Absolutely hate it. I grew up as a wrestler, so it was constant cardio, cardio, cardio.”

― Mike Vogel

“From my experience, meditating can bring up the most stressful thoughts.”

― Mike White

“I grew up incredibly poor and went to school and had a very average upbringing.”

― Mila Kunis

“It’s not the most normal life in the world, but I screw up plenty of times to be a normal teenager.”

― Mila Kunis

“I grew up in the Ukraine ’til I was about 7, and then I moved to L.A.”

― Mila Kunis

“A carbon nanotube is just a graphene sheet that’s rolled up seamlessly, and this happens in nature; carbon nanotubes are found in mineral deposits around the planet.”

― Mildred Dresselhaus

“All the leadership positions that I have had have one common denominator: none has required that I give up my science work.”

― Mildred Dresselhaus

“I could give up my phone any day. I don’t need it.”

― Millie Bobby Brown

“If I’d been in a school play, I’d probably have sneezed and messed everything up.”

― Millie Bobby Brown

“I’m obsessed with working out. I eat like a pig, so it kind of makes up for that.”

― Millie Bobby Brown

“They’ve finally comes up with the perfect office computer. If it makes a mistake, it blames another computer.”

― Milton Berle

“Growing up, I thought I’d have at least five kids.”

― Minnie Driver

“I’m the bullheaded type, and I really don’t give up if I fall in love.”

― Mira Nair

“If I fall, I’ll take the fall and get up and keep going.”

― Mirai Nagasu

“I had to take the driver’s test twice. And they don’t make you parallel park anymore, but you can’t hit the curb when you’re backing up. And I hit the curb.”

― Miranda Cosgrove

“I grew up in Houston, in a pretty urbane setting.”

― Mireille Enos

“When I grew up in France, I was a normal size. And then I came to the United States and I gained 20 pounds.”

― Mireille Guiliano

“I do say things possibly other people don’t say. So I shouldn’t be too surprised when they are picked up.”

― Miriam Margolyes

“Not every director does this, but I did: I made a list of every shot you’re going to set up for every scene in the script.”

― Miriam Shor

“I’d most prefer to be a free agent and fight up to six times a year, but that is unlikely.”

― Mirko Cro Cop

“I grew up with a family that had very little and were at times homeless.”

― Misha Collins

“I want to make something commercial that people can pick up on.”

― Missy Elliott

“People are quick to be like, ‘You’re irrelevant. You’re a flop; you’re washed up.’”

― Missy Elliott

“I didn’t watch a lot of TV growing up.”

― Missy Peregrym

“I didn’t want to stop before my time was up.”

― Misty May-Treanor

“I’m sick of following my dreams. I’m just going to ask them where they’re goin’, and hook up with them later.”

― Mitch Hedberg

“Dogs are forever in the push up postion.”

― Mitch Hedberg

“I woke up nights, worrying that Lotus was out of control – that no one would know what to do.”

― Mitch Kapor

“I grew up in Brownsville; most of the kids I grew up with went to jail, not Yale. If they had heard of Yale, they thought it was a lock to pick.”

― Mitch Leigh

“I was in the army, and I had given up the thought of being a composer.”

― Mitch Leigh

“My wife came here at age 8 not speaking a word of English and ended up in the president’s Cabinet.”

― Mitch McConnell

“I’m really big into yoga, so I go On Demand and look up workouts. I’m all about it.”

― Mitchel Musso

“When you learn to code, it opens up for you to learn many other things.”

― Mitchel Resnick

“I grew up as an only child.”

― Mitchell Baker

“It’s up to Kim Jong Il to make that decision, and we can’t make that for him.”

― Mitchell Reiss

“I have grown up watching Marathi plays and craved to be a part of it.”

― Mithila Palkar

“I have grown up watching plays at Shivaji Mandir and used to participate in plays in school, too.”

― Mithila Palkar

“Like a lot of people, I also grew up watching Bollywood films.”

― Mithila Palkar

“I oppose Obamacare and believe it has failed. It drove up premiums, took insurance away from people who were promised otherwise, and usurped state programs.”

― Mitt Romney

“I ended up being a businessman unwittingly. I wanted to be an academic; I wanted to be like Einstein.”

― Mo Ibrahim

“Positive market incentives operating in the public interest are too few and far between, and are also up against a seemingly never-ending expansion of perverse incentives and lobbying.”

― Mo Ibrahim

“The U.S. has been a great friend all these years, but as soon as Africa found itself starting to move up, the U.S. is really disengaging.”

― Mo Ibrahim

“I write about my region, the countryside in which I grew up.”

― Mo Yan

“I grew up obsessed with science fiction, and when I was really young, I wanted to be a scientist.”

― Moby

“Growing up in Connecticut, all the Colonial houses looked alike. In Los Angeles, the diversity is so extreme, it’s baffling.”

― Moby

“My uncle is from Argentina, so I grew up hearing Spanish. My Spanish isn’t very good, but my pronunciation isn’t terrible.”

― Moby

“I grew up in a conservative household. That was the life of the time in Egypt: a conservative, middle-class household.”

― Mohamed ElBaradei

“My childhood was very sheltered. I grew up in a palace. But I lived in Morocco as a Moroccan citizen.”

― Mohammed VI of Morocco

“Be it cinema or TV, I have always been interested in taking up challenging projects.”

― Mohanlal

“I grew up in the hills and studied in college in Himachal Pradesh.”

― Mohit Chauhan

“We need a self because the complexity of the chemical processes that make up our individual humanities exceeds the processing power of our brains.”

― Mohsin Hamid

“Growing up in Pakistan in the 1980s, I lived in the shadow of a tyrannical state.”

― Mohsin Hamid

“Growing up Catholic has been a gift.”

― Moira Kelly

“I lived across from a cornfield when I was growing up.”

― Molly Bloom

“I don’t think anyone’s private life stands up to public scrutiny.”

― Molly Bloom

“I grew up in Far Rockaway and then Long Island.”

― Molly Crabapple

“It’s one thing to recognize that the gap between the rich and everybody else is growing like a cancer; it’s another thing to come up with useful solutions.”

― Molly Ivins

“I had sort of given up on conventional journalism. I found it far too restrictive.”

― Molly Ivins

“I grew up in Connecticut – it was really charming, but when I was younger, all I wanted was to get out.”

― Molly Qerim

“The Time’s Up movement extends to every college campus and, of course, athletics.”

― Molly Qerim

“I grew up on a pretty Mediterranean diet, so that’s what I try to stick to.”

― Molly Qerim

“I grew up watching Lee Trevino, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer.”

― Molly Sims

“I avoid continuously writing or tweeting about ISIS, as it centres them in the narrative and we end up reacting to them and reacting to the agenda they set.”

― Mona Eltahawy

“I grew up looking at my parents as equals.”

― Mona Eltahawy

“I grew up in the U.K., and my parents are both doctors.”

― Mona Eltahawy

“If I’m going to be staying up until 3 A.M., it should be for world peace and not shampoo sales.”

― Mona Sutphen

“I’m not someone who wakes up at 6 A.M. to go to the gym.”

― Monica Bellucci

“It’s painfully obvious to see that as Americans we can sometimes be wrapped up in our own affairs.”

― Monica Johnson

“I think that in the blogosphere, the idea is to have the most controversial stuff up.”

― Monica

“What orators lack in depth they make up for in length.”

― Montesquieu

“Whenever democracy has fallen into a crisis, the Korean people have sprung up in rage.”

― Moon Jae-in

“’Gotham’ was something that just popped up for me.”

― Morena Baccarin

“I started in the theater when I was 10, so I grew up in the theater and was very used to that, but I love movies and television, also, obviously.”

― Morgan Fairchild

“I get really tired of getting painted up all the time. Basically, I’m a bum.”

― Morgan Fairchild

“I like the blues a lot. I grew up on it.”

― Morgan Freeman

“I knew who Buckley and Vidal were growing up, being a political junkie.”

― Morgan Neville

“I have no desire to put my feet up. Why would I?”

― Morley Safer

“You are bound to pick up influences.”

― Morrissey

“To me, it’s mind-boggling to think that homosexuality was forbidden up until 1967.”

― Morten Tyldum

“I’m from Norway, but I always felt like I’d grown up with British culture.”

― Morten Tyldum

“I grew up in a country where the environment was very social justice-oriented.”

― Moshe Safdie

“Even on holidays, I wake up early, and by 7 A.M., I am out sightseeing.”

― Mouni Roy

“I don’t call up the press and say, ‘Look at me!’”

― Mr. T

“I pity the fool who just gives up.”

― Mr. T

“When I saw ‘Baahubali’ Part 1 and 2, the benchmark was really high. To match up to Ramya, who plays Sivagami in the movies, was a challenge.”

― Mrunal Thakur

“It’s not bragging if you can back it up.”

― Muhammad Ali

“There are more pleasant things to do than beat up people.”

― Muhammad Ali

“I shook up the world, I shook up the world.”

― Muhammad Ali

“I learned that I had been brought up as a protected, blindfolded daughter.”

― Muriel Rukeyser

“I do not keep up with the details of particle physics.”

― Murray Gell-Mann

“A neighborhood is where, when you go out of it, you get beat up.”

― Murray Kempton

“’The General Theory’ was not truly revolutionary at all but merely old and oft-refuted mercantilist and inflationist fallacies dressed up in shiny new garb, replete with newly constructed and largely incomprehensible jargon.”

― Murray Rothbard

“This circuit is interesting because it has inclines and declines. Not just up, but down as well.”

― Murray Walker

“I’m very careful with money – both my parents were very sensible with it and I grew up to become an obsessive saver.”

― Murray Walker

“My favorite wrestler growing up was Bret ‘The Hitman’ Hart.”

― Mustafa Ali

“Everybody knows YG is a turnt up dude that can’t nobody control.”

― Mustard

“YG and I told each other when we was coming up that if we didn’t feel like we was close to making it by 25, we was going to stop.”

― Mustard

“It means everything to be a father. I had a father growing up, so I wanted my kids to have a father as well.”

― Mustard

“I grew up with brothers in real life.”

― Mya

“I grew up watching Scooby Doo and Thelma was my favourite character.”

― MyAnna Buring

“I love getting dressed up.”

― MyAnna Buring

“I grew up loving dinosaurs, digging up things.”

― Myles Garrett

“It doesn’t matter who picks me up, I’m going to try and be a franchise player for them.”

― Myles Garrett

“I didn’t write much until I turned 40. Up until then I felt constrained by a sense of the discipline of New Testament studies and a sense of the ruling elite in theology and biblical studies.”

― N. T. Wright

“Growing up where I grew up in Queens, you have the United Nations all around you.”

― Nadia Ali

“Do not take up music unless you would rather die than not do so.”

― Nadia Boulanger

“Daesh will not give up their weapons unless we force them to give up their weapons.”

― Nadia Murad

“I screwed up my life. I screwed up my kids’ lives.”

― Nadya Suleman

“I didn’t have a brown-skinned superhero growing up who wore cornrows and who reflected the inner city where I come from in Philadelphia.”

― Nafessa Williams

“I grew up in the inner city. It wasn’t a joke.”

― Nafessa Williams

“Beyonce’s ‘Freedom’ – I listen to that when I am suiting up and getting into superhero mode.”

― Nafessa Williams

“Netanyahu’s raison d’etre is to save Israel from Iran. That is it. That is his mission in the most profound sense. I have seen it up close.”

― Naftali Bennett

“I’m not prepared to give up the truth for popularity.”

― Naftali Bennett

“I was 19 or 20 when I was confused whether to take up films as a career. At that juncture, I enrolled in an acting workshop and then eventually realised I was destined to be in films.”

― Naga Chaitanya

“’Savyasachi’ has got all the essential elements. This is an all-rounder movie. So many girls have called me up during the making of this movie. Never before did I receive those many calls from girls.”

― Naga Chaitanya

“In the space of one lifetime, the Internet has opened up opportunities that were previously inconceivable.”

― Najib Razak

“For many decades, Myanmar was on the receiving end of very public diplomatic scoldings, often backed up by sanctions.”

― Najib Razak

“I’ve learned now to have a second title in reserve because, frequently, I come up with titles that seem to make editors’ hair fall out.”

― Nalo Hopkinson

“If I get to wrapped up in how I have to be, or what I have to do, things gradually get worse and worse.”

― Namie Amuro

“I grew up thinking that singing was my security.”

― Nana Mouskouri

“I grew up in Bristol, R.I. I had grandparents and great-grandparents nearby, and because I was the only grandchild until I was 12, I was the center of a lot of adult attention.”

― Nancy Dubuc

“You can’t hold up a blog; you can hold up a magazine.”

― Nancy Gibbs

“Commit yourself to an organization or cause that genuinely fires you up.”

― Nancy Lublin

“A few months after NASA was formed, I was asked if I knew anyone who would like to set up a program in space astronomy.”

― Nancy Roman

“I was singing about six notes higher than I had to, in a range that kept me up in a bubblegum sound.”

― Nancy Sinatra

“There’s some really good stuff in the way I was brought up. There’s some really rubbish stuff as well.”

― Naomi Alderman

“I grew up in a family of secrets; there was a lot of pathology in the family.”

― Naomi Judd

“He was about building up the Trump name and then selling it and leasing it in as many different ways as possible.”

― Naomi Klein

“I grew up surrounded by both Haitian and Japanese culture.”

― Naomi Osaka

“I would love to get bumped up to be team captain, or even Asuka. Either-or. We can even be co-captains.”

― Naomi

“I was brought up in Britain, and I’m very proud of my Britishness and my culture.”

― Naomie Harris

“I can no longer obey; I have tasted command, and I cannot give it up.”

― Napoleon Bonaparte

“I don’t think about it. I have always been linked up with everybody.”

― Nargis Fakhri

“I grew up in the projects in Queens, and we were really poor.”

― Nargis Fakhri

“If you feel like snacking, stock up on almonds, walnuts and cranberries.”

― Nargis Fakhri

“When I get knocked down, I’m going to get up and knock you down – and I’m going to hurt you.”

― Naseem Hamed

“I grew up outside of Boston in a town called Manchester by the Sea, and we spent our summers in Nantucket.”

― Nat Faxon

“People don’t slip. Time catches up with them.”

― Nat King Cole

“My mom loves the ’80s. I grew up hearing a lot about the ’80s.”

― Natalia Dyer

“I know that God has had my back, even when I was screwing up.”

― Natalie Cole

“My father was a pioneer in so many ways. He was fearless, and I think that I kind of picked that up from him as well.”

― Natalie Cole

“I generally wake up at 4:30, have breakfast No. 1, then get to the pool by 5 a.m.”

― Natalie Coughlin

“I very much looked up to Janet Evans and Summer Sanders.”

― Natalie Coughlin

“I’m a London girl, so I grew up on Alexander McQueen and Vivienne Westwood… Dior, Chanel, the usual suspects.”

― Natalie Dormer

“I’m quite physical. I’m from one of those dog-walking families where hiking up a mountain is meant to be fun.”

― Natalie Dormer

“I was brought up in an environment where my parents expressed their financial concerns in front of their children.”

― Natalie Imbruglia

“If we can lift others up, then what we do is all worthwhile.”

― Natalya Neidhart

“When I was growing up there, North Gulfport was referred to as ‘Little Vietnam’ because of the perception of crime and depravity within its borders – as if its denizens were simply a congregation of the downtrodden.”

― Natasha Trethewey

“I literally grew up in the church.”

― Nate Dogg

“Women have seen that they have locked themselves up with feminist writing.”

― Nathalie Sarraute

“We make every one of our users sign a pledge when they sign up that they will not discriminate, that they will not exhibit hatred. Whenever we become aware of such an example, they’re permanently banned.”

― Nathan Blecharczyk

“Life is made up of marble and mud.”

― Nathaniel Hawthorne

“Even though I hadn’t read a word of it, I grew up hating ‘Moby-Dick.’”

― Nathaniel Philbrick

“I don’t subscribe to the idea that the founders or anyone else were somehow better than us and that we have to live up to their example.”

― Nathaniel Philbrick

“Growing up in the middle of nowhere, there was a lot of twangy music around, but it didn’t really connect with me then.”

― Nathaniel Rateliff

“As an entrepreneur, you only fail when you give up.”

― Naveen Jain

“Drying up of capital has different consequences in different environments.”

― Naveen Tewari

“For most people, hobbies are not something we can take up full-time.”

― Naveen Tewari

“I grew up on Harold Lloyd, Charles Chaplin, and Buster Keaton, and those were the ones who inspired me.”

― Navid Negahban

“A revolutionary idea is usually one with its sleeves rolled up.”

― Navjot Singh Sidhu

“We here in Egypt are fed up with U.S. colonialism.”

― Nawal El Saadawi

“I was introduced to cinema by C-grade films that played in my village, Budhana, in UP. Only films by Dada Kondke, Mahendra Sandhu, and Kanti Shah were available.”

― Nawazuddin Siddiqui

“I grew up in Las Vegas. My mom worked in pretty much every casino on the Strip.”

― Ne-Yo

“Many unions have contracts with employers that are based on a multiple of the prevailing minimum wage. If the minimum wage goes up, union salaries go up by a similar percentage.”

― Neal Boortz

“I saw podcast sites with all these fancy graphics. People don’t care about that. They sign up for what I do.”

― Neal Boortz

“I served in two administrations very high up in the Justice Department.”

― Neal Katyal

“The great thing about ‘Justified’ is that the writers will craft a scene, but if the actors come up with a great idea, they’re 100% for it.”

― Neal McDonough

“Arguably, no artist grows up: If he sheds the perceptions of childhood, he ceases being an artist.”

― Ned Rorem

“A lot of the books that I grew up reading were pretty brutal, like the ‘Redwall’ books.”

― Ned Vizzini

“I grew up in financially straitened circumstances and meat, which was expensive, was a rare thing at mealtimes. We ate meat about once a month, if that.”

― Neel Mukherjee

“People don’t open up when there’s a camera.”

― Neha Dhupia

“I put up my thumb and it blotted out the planet Earth.”

― Neil Armstrong

“Every moment contains an opportunity to create feelings of satisfaction and excitement in a customer. It’s up to retailers to make it happen.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“When another editorial pops up denouncing millennials for some perceived generational flaw, I take it with a Miley Cyrus-sized grain of salt.”

― Neil Blumenthal

“As an American, I grew up in an era where we led the world in everything. Everything!”

― Neil deGrasse Tyson

“As far as I’m concerned, the entire reason for becoming a writer is not having to get up in the morning.”

― Neil Gaiman

“In a relationship you have to open yourself up.”

― Neil LaBute

“I have a very large forehead. I have a pronounced skull. Maybe producers think that there is a lot going on up in there.”

― Neil Patrick Harris

“I don’t stay up and rent private jets and go on yachts and whoop it up in Miami.”

― Neil Patrick Harris

“Tra-la-las and doo-be-do’s became a Neil Sedaka trademark. I was the king of the tra-la-las and doo-be-do’s in the ’50s and ’60s. But then when I re-recorded ‘Breaking Up,’ I started with a verse instead of the doo-be-do’s!”

― Neil Sedaka

“By June 1990, I’d racked up ‘written by’ credits on both ‘Newhart’ and ‘The Simpsons.’”

― Nell Scovell

“Girls like to see girls dressed up like princesses occasionally.”

― Nelly Furtado

“My idea of horses is from when I grew up on a farm. They were big, and they were dumb.”

― Nelsan Ellis

“I don’t think I’ve ever been either militant or profound as an anti-Fascist. When the issue has come up, when certain things have come up, and I’ve been called on to express – literally, when I’ve been cornered, then I take a left-wing stand.”

― Nelson Algren

“In Edinburgh, there was a lovely little Episcopalian Church of Scotland church on my way to the theater, so I used to pop in there and soak up the atmosphere.”

― Neve McIntosh

“I am such a tomboy. I grew up fighting with boys, mainly – beating up boys, actually.”

― Neve McIntosh

“Nazis don’t have the right to put up a sign next to the Holocaust museum in Washington.”

― Newt Gingrich

“I’ve been blessed with having fans who show up to my shows, buy all my merch, and buy my records.”

― NF

“I grew up with comics. Whether it be from the East or the West, I devoured them.”

― Ng Chin Han

“I’ve been bullied because of the way I’ve looked growing up.”

― Nia Jax

“What’s so seductive about the efficient markets hypothesis is that it applies nine years out of ten. A lot of the time it works. But when it stops working, you blow up.”

― Niall Ferguson

“Queuing tips for fans: wrap up and bring food!”

― Niall Horan

“I grew up in Louisiana and spent my formative years there. There’s a contradictory nature to the place and a sort of sinister quality underneath it all.”

― Nic Pizzolatto

“Mahalia Jackson, I grew up around the corner from in Chicago.”

― Nichelle Nichols

“It’s just a fun time going up to Vancouver.”

― Nicholas Gonzalez

“I wanted to be grown up the minute I could.”

― Nicholas Haslam

“I don’t really have disappointments, because I build myself up for rejection.”

― Nicholas Hoult

“Doesn’t it seem odd that your cellphone can be set up to require a PIN or a fingerprint, but there’s no such option for a gun?”

― Nicholas Kristof

“If President Bush is serious about genocide, an immediate priority is to stop the cancer of Darfur from spreading further, which means working with France to shore up Chad and the Central African Republic.”

― Nicholas Kristof

“When I was growing up, yearning with my pals to be a track star, one of our heroes was Bruce Jenner. He won a gold medal at the 1976 Olympics in the decathlon, and he adorned our Wheaties boxes. We all wanted to be Bruce Jenner.”

― Nicholas Kristof

“We went to the British Museum, and I was looking up my family in the books – pages and pages on it.”

― Nicholas Lea

“To be compared to Will Smith is probably one of the coolest things because that’s who I came up admiring.”

― Nick Cannon

“I’ve wanted to be a starter ever since I was a little kid, so I wasn’t going to give up on that dream.”

― Nick Foles

“I ran a high-tempo offense in college. You don’t really get caught up in it.”

― Nick Foles

“I’m usually up at 6 A.M., even on the weekend.”

― Nick Frost

“My personality is I enjoy constant change and mixing it up.”

― Nick Gehlfuss

“Men use music and football to fill up holes in their lives.”

― Nick Hornby

“I’ll get mine in a few years, when I get up there and when the time comes.”

― Nick Johnson

“In the ’70s, you had to come up with an album every year whether you were ready or not.”

― Nick Lowe

“I think we’re always chasing a win once the ball goes up.”

― Nick Nurse

“I grew up playing in the woods.”

― Nick Robinson

“I realized I really enjoyed theatre, so I did shows up in Seattle like ‘To Kill a Mockingbird’ and ‘Lost in Yonkers.’”

― Nick Robinson

“I’ve met secular humanists who grew up in evangelical households, for whom ‘Cosmos’ was their first exposure to a scientific way of viewing the world.”

― Nick Sagan

“Your victory is right around the corner. Never give up.”

― Nicki Minaj

“I miss Philippine mangoes, you just can’t get them here. Mangoes, you can’t get lanzones here, you can’t get siniguelas, all these fruits that I grew up with.”

― Nico Santos

“The ‘Neon Demon’ is very much designed to be like a YouTube movie. It’s designed to be chopped up. You can cut it up into seven or eight pieces and they’re, like, vignettes.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“’Valhalla Rising’ is a fusion of my upbringing, basically: everything I grew up loving and wanted to make a film of.”

― Nicolas Winding Refn

“When short guys start working out to bulk up. I like muscles, but I don’t like really buff guys.”

― Nicole Eggert

“I’ve calmed down already. I don’t hook up anymore.”

― Nicole Polizzi

“Whenever you do anything public, you open yourself up to be criticized.”

― Nigel Barker

“So about twenty years ago I gave up on painting – and got into terrible debt after buying a load of camera gear!”

― Nigel Dennis

“We must break up the eurozone. We must set those Mediterranean countries free.”

― Nigel Farage

“I think that politics needs a bit of spicing up.”

― Nigel Farage

“My opponents are the people who gave up our borders.”

― Nigel Farage

“I grew up and lived in a Britain in which strikes and the threat of strikes had become part of the social fabric – and it was not very nice.”

― Nigel Hamilton

“It takes two to make a relationship, but only one to screw it up.”

― Nigel Lythgoe

“I was broadcast-struck from an early age; I had saved up for a tape recorder and started making programmes.”

― Nigel Rees

“It’s the most ridiculous business to be in. It’s full of people who have never grown up.”

― Nik Kershaw

“I might have to go on breakfast TV, which would mean getting up early.”

― Nik Kershaw

“Giving up is something a Lauda doesn’t do.”

― Niki Lauda

“Once I started playing as a striker, I’d say I looked up to Julie Fleeting and Thierry Henry.”

― Nikita Parris

“We eat up artists like there’s going to be a famine at the end.”

― Nikki Giovanni

“Up until recently, I’ve said, ‘I don’t notice the sexism in the industry.’”

― Nikki Glaser

“I’m not going to stop beating up on the unions.”

― Nikki Haley

“I’m not going to stop beating up on the Democrats for wasteful spending.”

― Nikki Haley

“My brother and I had a lot of freedom growing up, and thankfully, we both turned out OK.”

― Nikki Reed

“We also have a conference call feature where up to five people can talk on one Skype call.”

― Niklas Zennstrom

“A coach should not stir up headlines after a match.”

― Niko Kovac

“There is a tragic clash between Truth and the world. Pure undistorted truth burns up the world.”

― Nikolai Berdyaev

“Overall, I try to have five small meals a day to keep my metabolism up.”

― Nina Agdal

“I personally love working out, but I always try to switch it up.”

― Nina Agdal

“I mix up my workouts to make sure I get cardio, toning, and strengthening covered.”

― Nina Agdal

“I grew up in Ohio, and I was a musicologist since I was little; it is all that I would ever read.”

― Nina Blackwood

“The discovery of heroes is rarely linear or obvious. They usually sneak up on you.”

― Nina Easton

“Reality shows serve up juicy drama out of human shortcomings.”

― Nina Easton

“Myths about the dire effects of genetically modified foods on health and the environment abound, but they have not held up to scientific scrutiny. And, although many concerns have been expressed about the potential for unexpected consequences, the unexpected effects that have been observed so far have been benign.”

― Nina Fedoroff

“I grew up in East Berlin, in a family of artists.”

― Nina Hagen

“Winning the Absa Cape Epic was the base for the perfect season. It really spiced up the soup.”

― Nino Schurter

“We came up with TDE. As competitive as rap is, and as much as we’re trying to exceed the standards we set for ourselves, we take their wins as our wins, too.”

― Nipsey Hussle

“A solution built by an artist serves the artist more than the solution the capitalist comes up with.”

― Nipsey Hussle

“On shipbuilding, on submarine building, warship building, coastal surveillance or small vessel building, we have both public and private sector. The capacities have really been scaled up, and the skill sets, hi-tech skill sets, have been acquired.”

― Nirmala Sitharaman

“A new procurement policy had to be brought in 2016. Subsequent to it, procurement has gone up rapidly.”

― Nirmala Sitharaman

“What the global delivery model allows is, it allows you to take previously geographically core-located tasks, break them up into parts, send them around the world where the expertise and the cost structure exists, and then specify the means for reintegrating them.”

― Nirmalya Kumar

“While growing up, I lived in a traditional joint family in Mumbai’s suburbs.”

― Nita Ambani

“I grew up reading Stephen King, Peter Straub, Clive Barker, Robert McCammon, Isaac Asimov’s nonfiction books, and Roald Dahl.”

― Nnedi Okorafor

“I grew up in the heat of ’70s postmodern fiction and post-Godard films, and there was this idea that what mattered was the theory or meta in art.”

― Noah Baumbach

“Wes Anderson grew up in Houston, and he and I talk about Manhattan in similar ways, as a kind of fantasy world.”

― Noah Baumbach

“Pizza makes me throw up!”

― Noah Cyrus

“Well, TV series tie you up. You can’t do films while you’re doing a TV series.”

― Noah Hathaway

“I grew up on all the ‘Star Wars’ movies and ‘Star Trek’ and all that. I just haven’t really kept current.”

― Noah Wyle

“It’s dangerous when people are willing to give up their privacy.”

― Noam Chomsky

“For many of the world’s conflicts, it is difficult even to conjure up a feasible settlement.”

― Noam Chomsky

“I grew up in the countryside in Saitama prefecture, north of Tokyo.”

― Nobu Matsuhisa

“I don’t have the genetic make up of a frontman, but I’m learning how to do it.”

― Noel Gallagher

“Oasis can’t be summed up in one word. I could do a sentence: Boys from council estate made it very, very big.”

― Noel Gallagher

“On Ain’t No Telling I came up with the bass solo.”

― Noel Redding

“I took up violin because my best mate had taken it up, so I did likewise.”

― Noel Redding

“The big problem that UWink had was we were essentially building tablets because they hadn’t been invented yet. That drove up the cost a lot.”

― Nolan Bushnell

“I liked Roy Jones, Sugar Ray Leonard, Ali… those were the guys I was looking at growing up.”

― Nonito Donaire

“I grew up with fantastic Southern food. In Southern California.”

― Nora Ephron

“I don’t base any character on a real person, and really don’t do composites either. I make them up.”

― Nora Roberts

“I became a musician so I wouldn’t have to get up at 6 in the morning.”

― Norah Jones

“I got stood up by the letter Y, he was hanging around with his X.”

― Norah Jones

“Maybe I’m genetically more inclined to music – but the music I make is so far removed from Indian classical music. I grew up in Texas!”

― Norah Jones

“Somehow or other I always got myself rigged up in something sensational.”

― Norma Shearer

“Owning the Eagles is the ultimate fulfillment of every fantasy I ever had growing up in Philadelphia.”

― Norman Braman

“History is very much bound up in family experience.”

― Norman Davies

“Even Martin Luther and John Calvin believed that the Roman Catholic church, up to the Council of Trent, was basically orthodox – a true church with sound fundamental doctrines as well as significant error.”

― Norman Geisler

“The public, hearing pop music, is, without knowing it, also soaking up jazz.”

― Norman Granz

“I was playing good tennis up until 100.”

― Norman Lloyd

“I used to fish the Border rivers, but nowadays you have to queue up for a shot and I can’t stand that.”

― Norman MacCaig

“I’m one of those people who can watch a stupid movie and end up crying.”

― Norman Reedus

“There’s no doubt in my mind that whichever commander ordered the blowing up of Kamisiyah did so in following the instructions that he had received.”

― Norman Schwarzkopf

“To be called up to the national team is what you want.”

― Nuno Espirito Santo

“I never danced growing up.”

― Nyle DiMarco

“Life is made up of sobs, sniffles, and smiles, with sniffles predominating.”

― O. Henry

“But working with Dre, I grew up with his music, so I’m still like more a fan.”

― Obie Trice

“Yeah I grew up on the Westside of Detroit.”

― Obie Trice

“I probably wanted to be Pam Grier growing up.”

― Octavia Spencer

“Growing up in a very poor orphanage in Ukraine, there wasn’t much food.”

― Oksana Masters

“I was brought up in Florence, a beautiful medieval town whose rhythm is completely in antiquity.”

― Oleg Cassini

“I grew up in a village of 12 houses. We had a well and a cow.”

― Olesya Rulin

“Many are called but few get up.”

― Oliver Herford

“We were taught manners and we had to do our chores – Katie and I grew up as normal kids.”

― Oliver Hudson

“In our school, there were lots of bands putting up posters saying ‘Come to our gigs’.”

― Oliver Sim

“Our brains are seventy-year clocks. The Angel of Life winds them up once for all, then closes the case, and gives the key into the hand of the Angel of the Resurrection.”

― Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr.

“I was a handful growing up.”

― Olivia Wilde

“I enjoy getting gussied up for an event or date night.”

― Olivia Wilde

“When I was young, I looked up to Andriy Shevchenko. He was so elegant, and on the pitch as well.”

― Olivier Giroud

“Many companies that become verbs actually end up modifying our behaviors, and companies that modify behaviors end up becoming behemoths.”

― Om Malik

“We have judicial system in Sudan. Anyone who committed a war crime, anti-human crime, or any other crime will be locked up.”

― Omar al-Bashir

“After ‘8 Mile’ came out and blew up, the ball has been rolling ever since.”

― Omar Benson Miller

“I can’t say I gave up totally my passion for women but almost.”

― Omar Sharif

“If I fall, pick up the flag, kiss it, and keep on going.”

― Omar Torrijos Herrera

“I had a teacher at school who told me to take up the harp.”

― Orianthi

“Growing up, I didn’t have a lot of role models – Bonnie Raitt, Lita Ford, Jennifer Batten.”

― Orianthi

“We kind of grew up in an environment that enabled us to be ourselves.”

― Orianthi

“Most of our obstacles would melt away if, instead of cowering before them, we should make up our minds to walk boldly through them.”

― Orison Swett Marden

“It pays to cultivate popularity. It doubles success possibilities, develops manhood, and builds up character.”

― Orison Swett Marden

“I had plenty of vices growing up.”

― Orlando Bloom

“With ‘The Replacements,’ it was insane. I’d never done a movie that opened up and made, like, seven million dollars. I’d never been part of, like, a four-day press junket for a movie that was international and domestic.”

― Orlando Jones

“Every good fighter knows when to hang up the gloves.”

― Orrin Hatch

“Anybody who speaks quietly and shrivels up in company is unbelievably arrogant.”

― Orson Welles

“The airplane stays up because it doesn’t have the time to fall.”

― Orville Wright

“I grew up in a very devoutly Christian home.”

― Oscar Isaac

“Once I make up my mind, I’m full of indecision.”

― Oscar Levant

“Once Dwight Eisenhower makes up his mind, he’s full of indecision.”

― Oscar Levant

“We didn’t have nine brands of cereal at home. We’d line up to fill our bowls from a giant vat of oatmeal.”

― Oscar Munoz

“Simply put, we haven’t lived up to your expectations… That’s going to change.”

― Oscar Munoz

“America had often been discovered before Columbus, but it had always been hushed up.”

― Oscar Wilde

“There are many things that we would throw away if we were not afraid that others might pick them up.”

― Oscar Wilde

“A horse never runs so fast as when he has other horses to catch up and outpace.”

― Ovid

“You have to be a voice; you have to be able to speak up.”

― Owen Farrell

“If you’re not striving to improve, you’ll end up going backwards.”

― Owen Farrell

“I grew up watching Cinemax, the late-night Cinemax of the ’80s and early ’90s.”

― Owen King

“Movies I liked growing up were like Francis Ford Coppolla movies and Scorsese movies.”

― Owen Wilson

“Has anybody ever seen a dramatic critic in the daytime? Of course not. They come out after dark, up to no good.”

― P. G. Wodehouse

“I grew up going to public school, and they were huge public schools. I went to a school that had 3,200 kids, and I had grade school classes with 40-some kids. Discipline was rigid. Most of the learning was rote. It worked.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“We loved cars until the ’70s or so. Then they became appliances. They turned into motorized cup holders. Most of it has to do with urban sprawl. What began as pleasure ends up in necessity, as so many things do.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“As murderous industrial magnates go, Alfred Nobel is right up there with Ray Kroc, franchiser of McDonald’s.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“Some people have facts; these can be proven. Some people have theories; these can be disproven. But people with opinions are mindless and have their minds made up about it.”

― P. J. O’Rourke

“I cannot summon up inspiration; I myself am summoned.”

― P. L. Travers

“All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.”

― Pablo Picasso

“If all the ways I have been along were marked on a map and joined up with a line, it might represent a minotaur.”

― Pablo Picasso

“I’m a professional, and I know what I have to do. I know where I’ve failed and how I’ve grown up.”

― Pablo Sandoval

“I wanted to come back with the team I grew up with.”

― Pablo Sandoval

“I don’t write anything if I’m not agreeable and liking it. I’m not one of these slavers who wads up paper. It comes or it doesn’t.”

― Padgett Powell

“I’m not good at opening up with people.”

― Paige

“I grew up watching Bull Nakano, and she was amazing.”

― Paige

“My whole family are wrestlers; I was brought up in the business.”

― Paige

“Compared to a lot of artists, I’m usually quite covered up in videos and photo shoots.”

― Paloma Faith

“No one ever chats me up; I think they all think I’m taken. Either that or no one fancies me.”

― Paloma Faith

“Although I wrote a book about infidelity around the world, I ended up concluding that fidelity is quite a good idea.”

― Pamela Druckerman

“Eating among the French certainly affected me. After a few years here, I gave up most of my selective food habits.”

― Pamela Druckerman

“I think there are narratives going on all the time that we think of as tangential – up until they turn out to be deciding factors in our lives.”

― Paolo Bacigalupi

“The loneliest Chinese man I ever met lived halfway up the Three Gorges, in Sichuan Province.”

― Paolo Bacigalupi

“When things get too grand or too big, I struggle to keep up with it all.”

― Paolo Nutini

“This ‘bubbly’ word, I am personally going to take it up as an agenda to ban it. Colas are bubbly. Champagne is bubbly. I am not bubbly!”

― Parineeti Chopra

“I was born and brought up in Ambala.”

― Parineeti Chopra

“I hadn’t grown up thinking that I have to be this big actress in Bollywood.”

― Parineeti Chopra

“Being grown up and in a serious relationship, I’ve learned so much. I’m happier than I’ve every been.”

― Paris Hilton

“A lot of scaling up a company is not very sexy or strategic.”

― Parker Conrad

“I grew up in North Carolina. My father was a salesperson; he sold textiles.”

― Parker Harris

“There’s apparently soccer leagues that they’ve set up with young Indian girls.”

― Parminder Nagra

“Before I started doing the film and when I found out I was going to be doing it, I just decided to pump up on the whole cardio stuff. Just in terms of stamina.”

― Parminder Nagra

“Even with me, there are so many things I have bottled up.”

― Parvathy

“I grew up watching films that presented male perspectives of women.”

― Parvathy

“Telling the community a serial killer is out there stirs up a lot of unpleasant attention.”

― Pat Brown

“Second-generation Muslims who have lived all their lives in Europe are turning up among the suicide bombers and terrorists.”

― Pat Buchanan

“Much of the hostility toward Putin stems from the fact that he not only defies the West when standing up for Russia’s interests, he often succeeds in his defiance and goes unpunished and unrepentant.”

― Pat Buchanan

“What happened to the America we grew up in, the America of Truman, Ike, JFK and Reagan?”

― Pat Buchanan

“My knees have just gotten to the point where they just get beat up.”

― Pat McAfee

“I’ve upped my standards. Now, up yours.”

― Pat Paulsen

“Well – I was brought up as a Southern Baptist.”

― Pat Robertson

“I grew up in a hippie commune so I have a real hippie part of me.”

― Patricia Arquette

“I dropped chemistry. I practically blew up the lab in college.”

― Patricia Cornwell

“And I started as a journalism major at Ohio State, ended up in theater and I love to read.”

― Patricia Heaton

“I don’t set the alarm to get up. I get up when I feel like it.”

― Patricia Highsmith

“I felt that Balanchine was my father towards me. He was the person I most admired and looked up to.”

― Patricia McBride

“I’ve always believed that when I play up front and once I’ve scored, then I keep scoring.”

― Patrick Bamford

“Obviously, when I signed for Middlesbrough, I was hoping that we would stay up and that I’d be a big player for them in the Premier League.”

― Patrick Bamford

“I myself am not religious, but yes, I certainly grew up in a very Catholic environment.”

― Patrick Collison

“I grew up in very rural Ireland. The Internet was kind of a connection to the greater world. It had a lot of significance.”

― Patrick Collison

“Unfunny people should be locked up, the key tossed into a smelter.”

― Patrick deWitt

“To get a job as a blackjack dealer, you have to be able to count very quickly. Obviously, you need to do at least math, adding up to 21 very quickly.”

― Patrick J. Adams

“I got a part in a play in 10th grade, and that changed everything, woke up my love of theater.”

― Patrick J. Adams

“Having to re-recruit, rehire, and retrain, and wait for a new employee to get up to speed is devastating in terms of cost.”

― Patrick Lencioni

“I’ve grown up in a very diverse background.”

― Patrick Murphy

“For seven years I did very little theatre, and I have to make up some time.”

― Patrick Stewart

“The way to screw up somebody’s life is to give them what they want.”

― Patrick Swayze

“I got completely fed up with that Hollywood blockbuster mentality. I couldn’t take it seriously any longer.”

― Patrick Swayze

“I grew up in the South and went to church a lot.”

― Patrick Wilson

“We can feel sad, hurt, demoralized. But we can’t give up.”

― Patrisse Cullors

“Anybody that’ll stand up to The Cline is all right.”

― Patsy Cline

“Anybody that goes to the theater, I think we’re all misfits, so we ended up on stage or in the audience.”

― Patti LuPone

“I knew when I was a kid that I had a Broadway voice. I wanted to be a rocker, because I grew up in that era of transistor radios at the beach.”

― Patti LuPone

“Your voice dries up if you don’t use it.”

― Patti Page

“You can’t carve up the world. It’s not a pie.”

― Patti Smith

“As I grew up, one of my strongest allies has been my sister.”

― Patti Smith

“My siblings were a bit younger than me, and I was always entertaining them and making up stories.”

― Patti Smith

“I grew up in such a featureless, personality-less suburb. There was nothing to push against.”

― Patton Oswalt

“I’m not sure I want all my neuroses cleared up.”

― Patty Duke

“When I don’t know what the music is going to be for a scene, I imagine some sort of orchestration going on and damned if they don’t usually come up with a similar kind of thing.”

― Patty Duke

“I grew up as a Catholic, and there was so much that was beautiful there, and also so much that was troubling. The whole patriarchal thing, the whole male-dominated approach, really bothered me.”

― Patty Griffin

“My daughters have grown up knowing all about my kidnapping and the case and what happened.”

― Patty Hearst

“I was a closet Journey fan when I was growing up.”

― Patty Jenkins

“I’d spent summers growing up in Mississippi, so I had an idea of what the South is like.”

― Patty Jenkins

“I grew up very inspired by ‘Superman One’ and by kind of the promise of the genre of what a superhero origin story can do.”

― Patty Jenkins

“Double-digit inflation is a terrible thing – and it got up to 14 or 15 percent on a monthly basis for a while, shortly after I became chairman of the Fed.”

― Paul A. Volcker

“I grew up in Tom DeLay’s district.”

― Paul Begala

“I think too many Democrats are too wimpy. But I think they’re beginning to toughen up.”

― Paul Begala

“Up until like five seconds ago, I just took what jobs came along.”

― Paul Bettany

“In the U.S., society and the environment have to pick up the tab produced by capitalist activity.”

― Paul Craig Roberts

“I sort of grew up doing theater. And that’s how I got into film, actually.”

― Paul Dano

“I grew up in Manhattan, and now I live in Brooklyn.”

― Paul Dano

“There are maybe 100 actors I look up to, but my first two favourite actors were Dustin Hoffman and Jack Nicholson.”

― Paul Dano

“I’ve been fortunate to work with several actors and directors who I look up to, and learned from each of them.”

― Paul Dano

“Everybody looks back on what they studied and what they grew up with.”

― Paul Dini

“I mean we grew up in a TB bus and I became a TB doctor.”

― Paul Farmer

“The few words of a title are the hardest words for any author to come up with.”

― Paul Fleischman

“I grew up in a house that might have had the only front-yard cornfield in all of Los Angeles.”

― Paul Fleischman

“What keeps me up at night is our nation’s continued and burgeoning lack of rationality in response to mass shootings.”

― Paul G. Tremblay

“Math was always my best subject growing up.”

― Paul G. Tremblay

“I grew up a Lakers and a Clippers fan.”

― Paul George

“I am a sneakerhead, and I grew up a sneakerhead.”

― Paul George

“Somehow whatever I play ends up being sleazy.”

― Paul Giamatti

“One of my favourite things growing up was ‘Asterix’, those books.”

― Paul Giamatti

“New York grew up before the automobile. And even though it’s full of cars, its shape and form didn’t get created around the automobile.”

― Paul Goldberger

“Retiring is just practicing up to be dead. That doesn’t take any practice.”

― Paul Harvey

“My father was an attorney in the state of New York, which is where I came up with the term ‘advocate.’”

― Paul Heyman

“I grew up to the smell of doughnuts, scones, pies, and bread.”

― Paul Hollywood

“Basically, I like to pick up my flute, which is a pretty instrument, and play pretty on it.”

― Paul Horn

“The ‘Inside’ record definitely opened up a whole new audience.”

― Paul Horn

“We can’t keep playing catch up as we have done for every season I’ve been here.”

― Paul Ince

“Mistakes are merely steps up the ladder.”

― Paul J. Meyer

“I grew up in a refugee camp. Thirty years. This so-called human-rights world didn’t ask me what was happening for me to be there 30 years.”

― Paul Kagame

“The role that I played in Ukraine ended up resulting in Ukraine becoming part of the European community.”

― Paul Manafort

“I definitely did look up to John. We all looked up to John. He was older and he was very much the leader; he was the quickest wit and the smartest.”

― Paul McCartney

“Collecting is the sort of thing that creeps up on you.”

― Paul Mellon

“Tennessee Williams knew about the South, but he would clean it up and lie about it.”

― Paul Mooney

“Speed kills colour… the gyroscope, when turning at full speed, shows up gray.”

― Paul Morand

“I was brought up with TV comedians. I’ll remember them till I go to my grave, all those comedians, as decadent fluff.”

― Paul Morrissey

“So you wound up with Apollo. If he’s sometimes hard to swallow. Use this.”

― Paul Newman

“I dress up as a middle-aged prostitute and do a game show.”

― Paul O’Grady

“The NBA is changing so much. It’s not like when I came up, with that old-school mentality that practice really mattered.”

― Paul Pierce

“Give up? I don’t know what that means.”

― Paul Pogba

“I grew up in a flat with my brothers and my cousins. My brothers were in the same bed.”

― Paul Pogba

“When I was smaller, I always looked up to Zidane, Messi, Ronaldinho, Ronaldo.”

― Paul Pogba

“I grew up in a small town in the Netherlands which, for years, had been a center of textile production.”

― Paul Polman

“I was brought up in a fairly emotionally repressed kind of society in Northeast England where one didn’t express emotions and was expected to keep a stiff upper lip.”

― Paul Rodgers

“I think I used comedy as a mechanism: if I could make the other kids laugh, I wouldn’t get beaten up or teased as much.”

― Paul Rudd

“I live on the same block where I grew up. We belong to the same parish where I was baptized. Janesville is that kind of place.”

― Paul Ryan

“I grew up hunting with Remington 7400s, which are semiautomatic rifles.”

― Paul Ryan

“Peter Schmeichel could make the goal look much smaller when you glanced up to hit a shot.”

― Paul Scholes

“I grew up wanting to be a painter and paint pictures.”

― Paul Simonon

“I grew up in Denver, Colorado. After high school I went to Vegas.”

― Paul Taylor

“An island is a fixed and finite piece of geography, and usually the whole place has been carved up and claimed.”

― Paul Theroux

“I have pretty much made up my mind to do this.”

― Paul Tsongas

“To recognize negativism as a force of creation is to give up the creative standpoint altogether.”

― Paul Twitchell

“I grew up in the north of England, in New Castle, which is where Hadrian’s Wall starts on the east coast of England and then goes across to the west.”

― Paul W. S. Anderson

“One of the strengths of the ‘Resident Evil’ game franchise is that they keep changing it up.”

― Paul W. S. Anderson

“I grew up in England, and at the time, cinema was very heavy arthouse cinema, and there was no one making movies that were designed to be in multiplexes.”

― Paul W. S. Anderson

“Growing up, I wanted to make the kind of movies that would play in a multiplex, and those were the kinds of movies I ended up making.”

― Paul W. S. Anderson

“I’m a surfer. I grew up in Southern California and used to surf twice a day, every day.”

― Paul Walker

“I’ve met quite a few dictators up close and personal in my life.”

― Paul Wolfowitz

“I have been working up until recently with Neil Simon, who has been adapting the character to me.”

― Paula Abdul

“I grew up playing every sport.”

― Paula Creamer

“I grew up with an extremely funny dad, and my mom is super funny.”

― Paula Pell

“This movie is a toupee made up to look like honest baldness.”

― Pauline Kael

“When I was growing up, ‘Anna Karenina’ was one of my favourite books.”

― Paullina Simons

“The day I heard Juventus were interested in me, my mind was made up.”

― Paulo Dybala

“Growing up as a South Asian-American, I didn’t have any female role models.”

― Payal Kadakia

“We grew up with so much love in our family.”

― Payne Stewart

“I don’t get hung up about anything really.”

― Paz de la Huerta

“In the last couple of years I’ve been picking up my guitar again.”

― Peabo Bryson

“As I lived up to the highest light I had, higher and higher light came to me.”

― Peace Pilgrim

“I was raised in a very activist household so that I grew up surrounded by people who were activists.”

― Pearl Cleage

“I want to do ‘The Graduate!’ When Lorraine Bracco’s finished, I’m up for it.”

― Peggy Lipton

“I came from Iowa, south central Iowa. It was a very rural area. I saw a lot more hogs growing up than I saw people.”

― Peggy Whitson

“I’m now an agnostic but I grew up on the King James version, which I’m eternally grateful for.”

― Penelope Lively

“I actually picked up copies of Decline I and II at a flea market once. I walked out without paying.”

― Penelope Spheeris

“I can’t understand why people so readily put themselves up to be humiliated.”

― Penelope Wilton

“I like to speed teams up. I don’t like them to get in their rhythm.”

― Penny Hardaway

“Businesses need to define what they need so training providers can offer up the right training.”

― Penny Pritzker

“I grew up in the motel business, and it evolved into hotels.”

― Penny Pritzker

“I was really scared of the devil growing up: I was convinced I was going to be possessed.”

― Perfume Genius

“The whole Hollywood nightlife thing cracks me up. I can’t work and do that stuff.”

― Peri Gilpin

“BitPay is the leading payment processor for bitcoin. The company specialize in setting up merchant accounts to accept bitcoin payments.”

― Perianne Boring

“You shouldn’t inflict yourself on the public when your fifteen minutes is up.”

― Pete Burns

“I was brought up with an incredible amount of freedom and creativity.”

― Pete Burns

“We didn’t think taxes ought to go up. They ought to go down. We didn’t think the census ought to be weakened.”

― Pete du Pont

“The Panetta/Petraeus combo is a powerful tandem. I’ve seen both of them up close and personal at the CIA and in Iraq.”

― Pete Hoekstra

“I was born and bred a Catholic. I was brought up a very strong Catholic – I practiced in a seminary for four years, from eleven to fourteen, and trained to be a Catholic priest. So I was very steeped in all that.”

― Pete Postlethwaite

“If there’s something wrong, speak up!”

― Pete Seeger

“It’s sad when people break up.”

― Pete Townshend

“He is the king. If it hadn’t been for Link Wray and ‘Rumble’, I would have never picked up a guitar.”

― Pete Townshend

“I grew up in Minnesota. Four generations of my father’s people are buried there.”

― Peter Agre

“I wasn’t hanging around the movie theaters in New York where I grew up, a Manhattan brat.”

― Peter Bart

“Assad owes his continuation in power to the intervention of Russia in 2015 to prop up his regime.”

― Peter Bergen

“The Sunni militants that make up ISIS are not the underlying problem in Syria and Iraq, but rather they are a symptom of other deeper problems.”

― Peter Bergen

“I had brothers and sisters and did chores and had to pick up the dog crap in the yard and mow the lawn and do all the normal things that kids have to do.”

― Peter Billingsley

“I loved Keaton. In fact, when I made the chase sequence in ‘What’s Up, Doc,’ I said, ‘This is a Buster Keaton chase.’”

― Peter Bogdanovich

“The United States is not for democracy in Iraq, it’s for setting up a puppet government.”

― Peter Camejo

“We’re playing the Superbowl this year, we’re opening up before the coins drop.”

― Peter Criss

“I’ve always been the tallest; I didn’t shoot up. That’s who I am.”

― Peter Crouch

“The universe is like a safe to which there is a combination. But the combination is locked up in the safe.”

― Peter De Vries

“I feel as much of a stud as… I can’t come up with a metaphor. That’s how lacking in studliness I am.”

― Peter Dinklage

“As an adolescent, I was bitter and angry, and I definitely put up these walls.”

― Peter Dinklage

“Anything that opens up people’s perceptions a bit is good.”

― Peter Dinklage

“My father went to Rutgers, and I grew up in New Jersey, so I’m a great Rutgers fan. I have season tickets.”

― Peter Eisenman

“We spend most of our lives in relationships or bringing up children which are a product of relationships.”

― Peter F. Hamilton

“What wouldn’t have happened to me if I hadn’t ended up in Hartford, Connecticut.”

― Peter Falk

“I started out as a musician, and I ended up as a cartoon.”

― Peter Frampton

“I never gave up. I’m a fighter.”

― Peter Frampton

“I made my Broadway debut in the revival of Hair and followed it up with the bus and truck tour of Grease.”

― Peter Gallagher

“When I came up, guys like Nicholson and DeNiro were held in highest regard.”

― Peter Gallagher

“The giant fraud that is Britain’s education system strides ever onwards, messing up many more lives than it improves.”

― Peter Hitchens

“I watch ‘Goodfellas,’ and suddenly it frees me up entirely; it reminds me of what great film directing is all about.”

― Peter Jackson

“When I was about 14, I got a splicing kit, which means you could chop up the film into little pieces and switch the order around and glue it together.”

― Peter Jackson

“I first read ‘The Lord of the Rings’ as an adolescent. It’s a dense novel, a sprawling, complex monster of a book populated with a prolific number of characters caught up in a narrative structure that, frankly, does not lend itself to conventional storytelling.”

― Peter Jackson

“When I set up my Web site, I made a guestbook so kids can write to me there, and that’s become one of the most popular parts of the site.”

― Peter Lerangis

“Marlon Brando came up to me many, many years ago. He wanted me to do a little doodle for him on the back of an airline ticket.”

― Peter Max

“Robert Bolt’s storytelling is the kind that I grew up with and aspired to.”

― Peter Morgan

“I actually ended up in fashion as opposed to sport because I needed the money. And it turned out that it tapped all my skills.”

― Peter Nygard

“I don’t think we set out to make it the most intense ‘Fosters’ finale ever, but I kind of think that’s what we ended up with.”

― Peter Paige

“Decisions are made by those who show up.”

― Peter Roskam

“In a free market, businesses compete for customers by keeping prices down and for labor by keeping wages up.”

― Peter Schiff

“When Trump was a candidate, he talked about the stock market, because, oh, the stock market was going up when Obama was president.”

― Peter Schiff

“I played handball up until I joined United, both as a goalkeeper and an outfield player.”

― Peter Schmeichel

“I feel that I’ve grown up a little bit and I’m actually ready to settle down.”

― Peter Steele

“I drink for the effect, because it loosens up the tongue a little bit.”

― Peter Steele

“I was brought up telling stories, when I was a kid, in the tiny village where I grew up. Storytelling was a tradition.”

― Peter Stormare

“I like having a plot; I like characters with a reason to get up in the morning.”

― Peter Temple

“I’ve got to pick myself up Dust myself off And start all over again.”

― Peter Tosh

“I cannot wear low-waisted pants – I’m constantly pulling them up.”

― Peyton List

“I didn’t play organized football until I was in the seventh grade. Up until that point, I only played at recess and in the backyard.”

― Peyton Manning

“You cannot separate sexuality from cheerleading. It is inherently what it is – growing up with the Dallas Cowboy Cheerleaders and all of that stuff.”

― Peyton Reed

“Maybe I have an affinity for Andy Griffith because we both grew up in North Carolina.”

― Peyton Reed

“When I was five or six, I started dressing up like Davy Crockett.”

― Phil Collins

“Everybody is under pressure to shut up and sing.”

― Phil Donahue

“I grew up as a Roy Rogers fan, of course.”

― Phil Everly

“In 2012, a hamburger cost Amtrak $16.15, with riders paying $9.50. This means that we, the taxpayers, are forced to pick up the tab for the remaining $6.65 through subsidies provided to Amtrak.”

― Phil Gingrey

“One of the remarkable things about my career is that it has been marked by steady, incremental progress. No sudden spikes up, and no sudden downfalls, either.”

― Phil Hartman

“Cup stacking on an ESPN highlight? That’s pretty messed up.”

― Phil Heath

“I played hockey in North Dakota growing up and watch a lot of that.”

― Phil Jackson

“I ended up going to Dartmouth, and I did Marine Officer Candidate School during my junior summer.”

― Phil Klay

“Obviously, the bulk of my Nike shares have been set up in a trust.”

― Phil Knight

“It’s great if the in-laws themselves put up boundaries. But if they won’t; it’s up to their grown kids to do it and enforce them.”

― Phil McGraw

“Life is a full-contact sport, and there’s a score up on the board.”

― Phil McGraw

“I grew up in athletics, where people keep score.”

― Phil McGraw

“They’ve got so many Latin players we’re going to have to get a Latin instructor up here.”

― Phil Rizzuto

“When you take an Android device out of the box, you have to sign up to nine accounts with different vendors to get the experience iOS comes with.”

― Phil Schiller

“I get between nine and ten hours of sleep. Go to bed at 8:30 and get up at 6:00 or 6:30 if I oversleep.”

― Philip Johnson

“My father died when I was five, but I grew up in a strong family.”

― Philip Levine

“Fear tends to manifest itself much more quickly than greed, so volatile markets tend to be on the downside. In up markets, volatility tends to gradually decline.”

― Philip Roth

“Ultimately what I’ll do next is up in the air for me.”

― Philip Seymour Hoffman

“I grew up in a little village in the west of Ireland.”

― Philip Treacy

“I grew up in the U.K. and now reside in the United States, and my family is from Ghana.”

― Philomena Kwao

“I grew up watching ‘Dawson’s Creek,’ and I started watching ‘The Vampire Diaries’ when I was auditioning because I wanted to get a feel of it… then I totally got hooked!”

― Phoebe Tonkin

“I grew up when Disney was doing movies like Cinderella, and all the girls were princesses.”

― Phyllis Smith

“Once life is finished it acquires a sense; up to that point it has not got a sense; its sense is suspended and therefore ambiguous.”

― Pier Paolo Pasolini

“The fin whale is the second largest whale species on Earth, weighing up to 80 tons.”

― Pierce Brosnan

“I’d been brought up on… American TV: ‘Lou Grant,’ ‘Starsky & Hutch;’ ‘Gilligan’s Island.’”

― Pierce Brosnan

“Oh, when I was a kid, I was raised up with all the Disney classics.”

― Pierre Coffin

“I grew up watching Charlie Chaplin and Buster Keaton.”

― Pierre Niney

“President Kennedy was a voracious reader and was forever coming up with fascinating bits of information.”

― Pierre Salinger

“My roots are in Paris, and I will not pull them up.”

― Pierre Teilhard de Chardin

“We have to keep up the fight for evidence-based science and policy.”

― Piers Corbyn

“If Turkish or Moroccan boys misbehave here, it’s up to us to re-educate them and, when necessary, to punish them.”

― Pim Fortuyn

“I grew up hard. I picked cotton and plowed with the mule and fixed the cars and played with the guitar and the piano.”

― Pinetop Perkins

“My parents divorced, and I didn’t have much of a daddy growing up.”

― Pink

“It takes a lot of guts to get up on top of a bar and dance.”

― Piper Perabo

“I’m definitely someone who enjoys life and wakes up with a ball of energy.”

― Pitbull

“I grew up around salsa, merengue, bachata, bass music, freestyle, hip-hop, techno, house, rave.”

― Pitbull

“I don’t want projects to take 10 years to set up. That adds to the cost.”

― Piyush Goyal

“Must not all things at the last be swallowed up in death?”

― Plato

“I didn’t have anything growing up.”

― Playboi Carti

“Hope is the pillar that holds up the world. Hope is the dream of a waking man.”

― Pliny the Elder

“You can’t be serious all the time. You got to mix it up.”

― PnB Rock

“I listened to R. Kelly growing up.”

― PnB Rock

“Work ends up dehumanizing people.”

― Pope Francis

“All my dance moves are improv. I just make them up on the spot.”

― Post Malone

“I usually wake up really early because I keep myself on East Coast time.”

― Pramila Jayapal

“We have to take our anger and rage and channel it into building, growing, loving, holding each other up.”

― Pramila Jayapal

“When we came up with titles like Ready or Not, that’s how we really felt.”

― Pras Michel

“Every time I have visited the U.S., I have been asked to let loose my hair and remove the hair pins. Each time, I have put up a defiant face.”

― Preneet Kaur

“I had been playing polo, and I decided to give up at the age of 50.”

― Prince Philip

“’Billboard’ needs to tell the truth, shake things up.”

― Prince

“I do pay performance royalties on others’ songs I perform live, but I’m not recording these songs and putting them up for sale.”

― Prince

“I always wanted to make a three-record set. ‘Sign o’ the Times’ was originally supposed to be a triple album, but it ended up as a double.”

― Prince

“I grew up listening to a lot of Usher at 13 and 14. I have every Usher album that ever existed. So I grew up listening to a lot of Usher, Michael Jackson, Luis Miguel, a lot of pioneers in Latin music.”

― Prince Royce

“Spanish is my second language. When I started, I was doing interviews in Spanish and had to catch up.”

― Prince Royce

“Being a princess isn’t all it’s cracked up to be.”

― Princess Diana

“When my sister and I were growing up, she was made out to be the goody-goody one.”

― Princess Margaret

“I try to make runs, keep the scoreboard moving. That keeps my confidence up.”

― Prithvi Shaw

“In the era we came up in, you had to have your own thing.”

― Prodigy

“I had this scholarship, two pairs of tight jeans, and a couple of hundred extra dollars, and I showed up in Oregon and went to school there.”

― Punit Renjen

“As I progressed in the firm, I learnt the craft, and as I learnt my craft, my partners and the firm threw up different opportunities.”

― Punit Renjen

“We want everybody to be bossed up.”

― Quavo

“I was a fan of T-Pain’s music growing up. I bought ‘Epiphany’ and ‘Rappa Ternt Sanga.’”

― Quavo

“I clean up really well. I can get dolled up.”

― Queen Latifah

“Never keep up with the Joneses. Drag them down to your level.”

― Quentin Crisp

“In terms of being a ‘sneakerhead,’ there was one point where I was obsessively following every sneaker blog. That’s the beauty of Twitter: To get the heads up on what’s coming out.”

― Questlove

“When I was 14, I would sit up in my room and write till my eyes would bleed.”

― Quincy Jones

“While we are making up our minds as to when we shall begin, the opportunity is lost.”

― Quintilian

“I grew up in the church. I was raised in the church.”

― Quinton Aaron

“I just keep doing what I’m doing and don’t ever give up.”

― Quvenzhane Wallis

“Fans can never accuse R. Kelly of doing the same thing; I keep mixing it up.”

― R. Kelly

“As with all the other rappers I’ve worked with, Biggie and I shared common ground. Even though Biggie grew up in Brooklyn and I grew up in Chicago, we came from the same ‘hood.”

― R. Kelly

“We had times in ’66 and ’67 when we would pick up a platoon of privates out of the receiving barracks the week before we even graduated the platoon that we were on!”

― R. Lee Ermey

“I have always been fascinated by Kollywood because of the interesting scripts and genres that they come up with.”

― Raashi Khanna

“I can make up stories with the best of them. I’ve been telling stories since I was a little kid.”

― Rabih Alameddine

“I was about 11 or 12 when I began to pick up my mother’s books.”

― Rabih Alameddine

“I eat healthily, I do ballet and exercise, and I’m toned and tight, but I take up space, and I don’t aspire to anorexia.”

― Rachael Stirling

“I woke up famous for about a minute, then stopped being famous again.”

― Rachael Stirling

“Having brothers – I love that. They don’t take any rubbish, and they beat you up if you’ve been misbehaving.”

― Rachael Stirling

“I was always drawn to standing up in front of people.”

― Rachael Stirling

“All I listened to until age 18 growing up was musical theater. I liked the escapism of it.”

― Rachel Bloom

“I put up my Christmas tree entirely too early. I’m one of those people.”

― Rachel Boston

“Period pieces hold up a mirror to the world that we live in.”

― Rachel Brosnahan

“I grew up happily immersed in Jewish culture and community.”

― Rachel Brosnahan

“I grew up with an abundance of things from our garden, so fried food was not enjoyable.”

― Rachel Keller

“Growing up, I was not told that there were women’s areas of preoccupation or male ones.”

― Rachel Kushner

“I had a Stuart Davis poster growing up.”

― Rachel Kushner

“I grew up in Oregon, and then I lived in San Francisco and New York.”

― Rachel Kushner

“I kind of grew up with a camera in my hand.”

― Rachel Morrison

“I learned that I truly am a fighter and that I cannot give up.”

― Rachel Platten

“I played piano growing up. I played classical piano since I was 5, and I sang in choirs, and I sang in plays and musicals.”

― Rachel Platten

“My mom is a therapist, and my dad has a doctorate in psychology, and growing up, I felt ‘very understood.’”

― Rachel Platten

“I didn’t grow up with musical influences in my family.”

― Rachel Platten

“I’m so programmed to getting up early that I like to make the most of the day.”

― Rachel Stevens

“Having a clone would make it so much easier – it would be great to send a clone to a TV station when I have to get up at 4am.”

― Rachel Stevens

“We used to have front-row seats for the Grand Opera House pantomime every year, and once the dame May McFettridge got me up on-stage.”

― Rachel Tucker

“I’d been brought up on musicals. Instead of cartoons, we watched videocassettes of musicals at home.”

― Rachel Tucker

“I keep saying I’m going to cut back on styling, but it’s hard to give up.”

― Rachel Zoe

“I actually did not have a date to my prom. I ended up taking a friend.”

― Rachelle Lefevre

“Malaysian Tamil movies are amateurish, with songs picked up from our old Tamil movies and inserted in between.”

― Radha Ravi

“Arthur Conan Doyle was entranced by the notion of a brilliant detective who can deduce everything a stranger has been up to from the merest clue, and yet can’t have a trusting relationship with his closest friend.”

― Rafael Yglesias

“I’ve blown myself up as a revolutionary and conscious artist. As a philanthropist and a performer.”

― Raheem DeVaughn

“Footballers need to be aware kids look up to them.”

― Raheem Sterling

“I wake up some mornings hating me too.”

― Rahm Emanuel

“There’s something so empowering about knowing I can pick up an axe and split a piece of wood.”

― Rain Dove

“I did keep detailed journals from about fifth grade on, and every so often as I was growing up, I would re-read them and reflect on the previous years of my life.”

― Raina Telgemeier

“There’s a lot of good, bipartisan legislation that passes in committee and then gets bottled up. As a businessman, it surprised me.”

― Raja Krishnamoorthi

“I was quite short and chubby until I was 14, when I shot up.”

― Rajiv Ouseph

“Those who are not giving up their nefarious activities even in the holy month of Ramzan, should their activities not be called unholy?”

― Rajnath Singh

“As I grew up, a lot of the music was made to uplift the spirit.”

― Rakim

“If you want to get across an idea, wrap it up in person.”

― Ralph Bunche

“I have grown up loving Shakespeare.”

― Ralph Fiennes

“The talent curve in game-making is going straight up to Heaven.”

― Ralph H. Baer

“My views line up with Mick Mulvaney’s views pretty much exactly.”

― Ralph Norman

“The kids are not brought up to have minds of their own as individuals.”

― Ralph Steadman

“I was brought up as a normal kid.”

― Ram Charan

“I won’t do a role which children in my family cannot look up to.”

― Ram Charan

“I grew up on Avenue C, and Tompkins Square Park was my park. That was where I played ball every day. I lived in that park.”

― Ramon Rodriguez

“My grandfather D. Ramanaidu has been in the film business for over 50 years, so I grew up in films.”

― Rana Daggubati

“I grew up understanding cinema from early on and was soon cinema-literate.”

― Rana Daggubati

“I grew up in the Middle East, and I worry that AI increases the socioeconomic divide as opposed to closing the gap.”

― Rana el Kaliouby

“Let’s be cautious about dreaming up extreme scenarios. The situation in Iraq is still salvageable.”

― Rand Beers

“One of the reasons I come to California is that the Republican party seems to have given up on California, and my message to those in California is that we’re going to compete nationally as a party, and that includes California.”

― Rand Paul

“We woke up one day, and Pakistan had nuclear weapons.”

― Rand Paul

“William Lloyd Garrison was up there with Frederick Douglass being thrown off trains and going through what happened in the 1960s in 1840 in Boston.”

― Rand Paul

“You don’t set up an implicit promise from the federal government that everybody is getting bailed out.”

― Rand Paul

“I think the Supreme Court has not yet caught up to an era in which one keeps one’s papers in a cloud, not a castle.”

― Rand Paul

“We wanted a supporting cast that would appeal to Baby Boomers who grew up in the fifties.”

― Randal Kleiser

“America always pivots between collective responsibility and the idea that the individual can pull himself up by his bootstraps.”

― Randi Weingarten

“I started recording because I was always complaining about the records that I was getting of my songs. At least if I did them and messed them up, I wouldn’t have anyone else to blame.”

― Randy Newman

“If you don’t stick up for what’s yours, and defend what’s yours… what are you?”

― Randy Quaid

“My aunts still try to fatten me up.”

― Randy Wayne White

“I think we shouldn’t buckle up our creativity. You’ve got to experiment!”

― Ranveer Brar

“When I was growing up, Chef Charlie Trotter inspired me a lot.”

― Ranveer Brar

“My story with film is kind of different because I started with photography because my father was a photo buff. He had all sort of cameras, and I grew up with that.”

― Raoul Peck

“It is entirely up to us to invent our own lives.”

― Raoul Vaneigem

“My dad grew up in Nicaragua in his teenage years, then immigrated to the United States.”

― Rashida Tlaib

“I’m just this girl that grew up in southwest Detroit.”

― Rashida Tlaib

“I was the third parent, growing up, and it did make me a very overly responsible adult.”

― Rashida Tlaib

“I’m proud of who I am, and I’m proud I grew up in Puerto Rico.”

― Raul Labrador

“I’m fed up of doing run-of-the-mill stuff.”

― Raveena Tandon

“In fiction, if people like one of your books, they tend to pick up your other books as well.”

― Ravi Subramanian

“If a reader likes a particular author, they keep reading all his books, and if the supply is not kept up, then the reader shifts his loyalties.”

― Ravi Subramanian

“A part of me likes to pretty up feelings that aren’t so pretty.”

― Ravyn Lenae

“I grew up having an ear for what was hot and was not – what sounds good in music and what doesn’t.”

― Ravyn Lenae

“We’ve got to dumb America up again.”

― Ray Bradbury

“I don’t get caught up in the moment.”

― Ray Dalio

“I’m a member of BAFTA, so I vote in all the films that come up for the Academy Awards.”

― Ray Fearon

“I only ever agreed to appear in ‘Corrie’ for two months, but I ended up staying a lot longer. I really enjoyed it.”

― Ray Fearon

“As order exponentially increases, time exponentially speeds up.”

― Ray Kurzweil

“I’ve got Pacman, Galaga, Galaxian, Daytona 500. Those are the games I grew up playing.”

― Ray Lewis

“The Rat Pack was the piece that really kicked me out of that little funk that I was in and then Ted called me up and asked me if I wanted to be the dad in Blow.”

― Ray Liotta

“I love standup and I haven’t given it up.”

― Ray Romano

“I never want to give up stand-up. Because I still get a thrill out of it.”

― Ray Romano

“I’m not the only foreigner who took up golf while living in Jakarta.”

― Raymond Bonner

“A lot of parents pack up their troubles and send them off to summer camp.”

― Raymond Duncan

“The Odyssey is the story of Americans up to the point where they are well-established, and even so it is detached from the historical side.”

― Raymond Queneau

“The Arabs are victims. You have Shia Arabs, under Arabization under Saddam Hussein, who were forcibly moved up there… You have Kurds who were displaced by these Arabs that were moved up there by Saddam Hussein. Kurds have been displaced from Kirkuk for hundreds of years.”

― Raymond T. Odierno

“Growing up is not being so dead-set on making everybody happy.”

― Reba McEntire

“I love getting dressed up.”

― Rebecca Ferguson

“We grew up in Woolton, Liverpool. We didn’t have much, but it was irrelevant. We played out a lot with all the kids on the street.”

― Rebecca Ferguson

“I was the kid that grew up watching Bette Davis films.”

― Rebecca Hall

“I don’t believe that all actors should end up being directors.”

― Rebecca Hall

“Professional camera crews are rarely there when a bomb goes off or a rocket lands. They usually show up afterwards.”

― Rebecca MacKinnon

“I often lament that new picture books don’t get read because the classics hold up so well. It’s a ridiculous complaint because, um, the classics hold up so well.”

― Rebecca Serle

“We all drew on the comfort which is given out by the major works of Mozart, which is as real and material as the warmth given up by a glass of brandy.”

― Rebecca West

“I really like writing from real-life experiences. Audiences seem to prefer the stuff I couldn’t have made up.”

― Rebel Wilson

“I kind of grew up just watching Dew Tour and X-Games.”

― Red Gerard

“I’m not used to waking up early at all.”

― Red Gerard

“Every football player knows when his time is up.”

― Red Grange

“I love nutcrackers, as I was a ballerina growing up.”

― Ree Drummond

“I learned a lot while I was ACing and gripping for other DPs as I was coming up.”

― Reed Morano

“I have a lot of brothers and male cousins. I grew up in an informal, jokey environment.”

― Reed Morano

“I grew up on army bases all over the world, but I’m from Alabama.”

― Reg E. Cathey

“I grew up in a lower-middle-class environment, usually the lone minority among my classmates.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“That’s what DSi is all about: Providing simple, quick-to-master experiences that everybody can pick up and enjoy.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“I grew up playing the Super Nintendo.”

― Reggie Fils-Aime

“As actors, it’s so hard to get your hopes up about anything.”

― Reggie Lee

“You have to step up when your number is called.”

― Reggie Lewis

“Blitzscaling is always managerially inefficient – and it burns through a lot of capital quickly. But you have to be willing to take on these inefficiencies in order to scale up. That’s the opposite of what large organizations optimize for.”

― Reid Hoffman

“I love my neighborhood: There are Russian families, the artistic community, the gay community, and industry professionals – all ethnicities and ages are represented. That’s the kind of neighborhood that I grew up in.”

― Reiko Aylesworth

“I lived and grew up in the black and white period of photojournalism.”

― Rene Burri

“I grew up in Switzerland, in this kind of rigidity. It was Protestant, and I was rather shy. That influenced me a lot.”

― Rene Burri

“There’s no performance where I never have to think about setting up a phrase or making a technical adjustment while I’m performing.”

― Renee Fleming

“I’m not that clued up on the American sports yet, really.”

― Retief Goosen

“Growing up in Jersey makes you a little bit ballsier, a little more outspoken.”

― Retta

“When I was growing up, I was regularly involved in local activities such as food collections, food kitchens, and other initiatives.”

― Rex Tillerson

“The women I grew up with didn’t have a different purse to match all their outfits.”

― Rhea Seehorn

“When I grew up, one of comedy idols was Rowan Atkinson, who of course is Mr. Bean and uses physical comedy. Same with Jim Carrey. Both of those guys. And Peter Sellers. Most of my comedy idols are physical comics.”

― Rhys Darby

“Well, you know, we all grew up as ‘Star Wars’ fans.”

― Rian Johnson

“I grew up having a sense of who Luke Skywalker is.”

― Rian Johnson

“I’m not proud of the lyrics to ‘Shake It Up.’”

― Ric Ocasek

“I stopped playing the drums when I was ten, and I picked up Rubik’s Cubes. I was doing that for a while, and then I got into cinematography.”

― Rich Brian

“I grew up in West Jakarta, in a middle-to-low-class neighbourhood.”

― Rich Brian

“I like lyrical rappers and turn up rappers.”

― Rich Brian

“Message to Obama: Fighting the Clinton machine won’t be as easy as picking up favorable press clips.”

― Rich Lowry

“We can’t put up a movie that looks beautiful but doesn’t have substance.”

― Rich Moore

“My parents didn’t go to university and weren’t brought up in England. They hadn’t heard of any other universities other than ‘Cambridge’ or ‘Oxford.’”

― Richard Ayoade

“Rarely do members of the same family grow up under the same roof.”

― Richard Bach

“The fact is, for all the critics’ talk about me as a realist, I’m making everything up – everything. It is all about imagining with me.”

― Richard Bausch

“Keep up you conjugal love in constant heat and vigor.”

― Richard Baxter

“Well, our concern has to do with the period prior to 9/11, up to and including the catastrophe that occurred. And thank goodness, we’re not obliged to make assessments of what’s going on now and deal with these current events.”

― Richard Ben-Veniste

“Don’t talk to me about Freud. I’ll go up the wall!”

― Richard Bonynge

“A man that hoards up riches and enjoys them not, is like an ass that carries gold and eats thistles.”

― Richard Burton

“I wouldn’t want a tattoo at all. They’re difficult to cover up.”

― Richard C. Armitage

“Too often, borrowers who need quick cash end up trapped in loans they can’t afford.”

― Richard Cordray

“I used to make up names when I used to catalog my stuff.”

― Richard D. James

“The Christmas tree goes up on December 1. I love it.”

― Richard E. Grant

“If the arts are held up solely as a means of social insight, fantasy is denied the chance to be commonplace and reality the chance to be exotic.”

― Richard Eyre

“I grew up very strongly with this sense of time being circular: that it constantly returned upon itself.”

― Richard Flanagan

“I grew up in a world that was clannish – old Tasmanian-Irish families with big extended families.”

― Richard Flanagan

“I don’t think the state of California realized there would be this many people here caught up in the freeway system.”

― Richard Grieco

“Whenever I’m sad, I just put on ‘SpongeBob’ and I cheer up.”

― Richard Harmon

“I don’t think anybody was ever up 6-2 and would lose the tiebreaker.”

― Richard Krajicek

“Hewitt is such a fighter on the court; he never gives up. They all have qualities to beat him.”

― Richard Krajicek

“I’m a huge Nagisa Oshima fan. He was one of the most radical Japanese directors to come up in the ’60s.”

― Richard Linklater

“I grew up in Huntsville, which is a main prison town. It’s crazy. The conditions are so bad in prison, often, for the inmates.”

― Richard Linklater

“Well, I screwed it up real good, didn’t I?”

― Richard M. Nixon

“When you’re not in studios, you don’t have any luxuries; you can’t control the elements, so you have to put up with those extremes.”

― Richard Madden

“I play patterns. I’ll make up a pattern and just play it.”

― Richard Manuel

“Philly is a city made up of many neighborhoods – more than a hundred, in fact – and the citizens can be very territorial.”

― Richard Montanari

“I didn’t grow up in politics.”

― Richard Mourdock

“There’s a purpose for me. And my purpose is to wake people up.”

― Richard Ojeda

“I don’t believe in honors – it bothers me. Honors bother: honors is epaulettes; honors is uniforms. My papa brought me up this way.”

― Richard P. Feynman

“I’m out of the Republican Party. I’m fed up.”

― Richard Painter

“I grew up in Illinois. If you were in Chicago, you were a Democrat. You get out to the suburbs and central Illinois, you’re a Republican.”

― Richard Painter

“Friends take up time, and I didn’t have time.”

― Richard Pryor

“I grew up in Dolton, just south of Chicago, about a 20-minute drive from old Comiskey Park.”

― Richard Roeper

“If I quit surgery, I’d be afraid I’d dry up.”

― Richard Selzer

“A lot of coaches have come up to me and liked the way I played.”

― Richard Sherman

“In essence, Chrome OS is the GNU/Linux operating system. However, it is delivered without the usual applications, and rigged up to impede and discourage installing applications.”

― Richard Stallman

“As both a consumer and producer of newspaper articles, I have no beef with pay walls. But before signing up, I read the fine print.”

― Richard Thaler

“We should at least make sure that patients are given the opportunity to opt out of spending their final days in a hospital, hooked up to tubes and running up enormous bills.”

― Richard Thaler

“I think a performer should do his work and then shut up.”

― Richard Widmark

“I’d like to see the bay cleaned up before I die.”

― Richard Wright

“Sparky Lyle threw me a slider, and it wound up in the seats. We won, and it was a memorable moment.”

― Richie Allen

“Grinch had so many people in make up – virtually everybody. We had about 100 people a day for five months. And every day we would use 100 sets of appliances.”

― Rick Baker

“So many people of my generation all grew up with that shock theater package on television of ‘Frankenstein,’ ‘Wolfman,’ ‘Dracula,’ ‘Mummy,’ all the Universal stuff.”

― Rick Baker

“I had a jeep made up for Michael, and he would take it on tour, and he would hide behind it, like a curtain.”

― Rick Dees

“In my store, I don’t do anything political. There are no signs up, and I’m not pushing anyone.”

― Rick Harrison

“Governments have a tendency to screw up currencies.”

― Rick Harrison

“I have four warehouses full of stuff. I have every boarding pass of every flight I’ve ever been on. I have all the old contracts that we had from all the clubs and concerts we played, every one of them, up from 1980. Guitar picks and amps – it goes on and on.”

― Rick Nielsen

“Watching dudes come up is one of my biggest joys.”

― Rick Ross

“If you set a regimen up, you can lose weight. I grinded my weight off.”

― Rick Ross

“The president doesn’t hold all the cards. The cards are evenly split up!”

― Rick Santelli

“The issue is, you’re not going to have a lot of inflation showing up when you have no velocity.”

― Rick Santelli

“I stood up for what I believed in starting businesses.”

― Rick Scott

“I grew up in a family struggling for work.”

― Rick Scott

“I can’t imagine that anybody is as screwed up as I am.”

― Rick Springfield

“I was a happy kid up until I hit the teen years.”

― Rick Springfield

“There weren’t a lot of girl singers around. Paul McCartney and John Lennon were the guys I looked up to.”

― Rick Springfield

“My dad died in 1980, and I found out afterwards from mum that my piano lessons, which cost £2 a week, took up nearly a third of his income.”

― Rick Wakeman

“If I had been on ‘Bowling for Dollars’, I’d wind up owing them money.”

― Ricki Lake

“I was David Bowie-thin up to about 28, and then I discovered food.”

― Ricky Gervais

“You give up a lot being an atheist.”

― Ricky Gervais

“I’ve told the guys to keep their heads up. I really believe we played a great game here.”

― Ricky Ponting

“I grew up listening to Bob Marley, Jill Scott, Floetry, Nas, Jay-Z, Beyonce.”

― Rico Nasty

“Lil Yachty is opening up that lane of being a black weirdo.”

― Rico Nasty

“I’d like to end up sort of unforgettable.”

― Ringo Starr

“One gets wrapped up in reacting to one’s own reputation, which can be a kind of trap.”

― Rirkrit Tiravanija

“Every man I knew went to bed with Gilda… and woke up with me.”

― Rita Hayworth

“I grew up as a child who felt she was very inferior to everyone else.”

― Rita Moreno

“I was brought up on animal grease.”

― Rita Moreno

“There are bigger queens of the selfie, but I’m up there.”

― Rita Ora

“I was signed at 18 and had to grow up quickly.”

― Rita Ora

“Growing up in London was the best.”

― Rita Ora

“My boyfriend and I broke up. He wanted to get married and I didn’t want him to.”

― Rita Rudner

“I always loved the ‘L.A. Weekly.’ I totally looked up to it when Weezer was starting out, and I always wanted to be in it, and they always totally ignored us!”

― Rivers Cuomo

“To sum it up, I would say that the Premier League is football’s NBA.”

― Riyad Mahrez

“What’s interesting about the U.K. is that it celebrates an alternative voice. It’s up for telling new stories.”

― Riz Ahmed

“Bandwagons roll through our lives. It’s up to you whether you jump on them unquestioningly or jump on them to overturn them and subvert them.”

― Riz Ahmed

“Prayers were held in Assembly Hall. We all perched in rows on wooden benches while teachers sat up on the platform in armchairs, facing us.”

― Roald Dahl

“Growing up as a kid, I watched Jeremy Shockey… Tony Gonzalez… Antonio Gates. I looked up to them. I watched what they did to be successful.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“Pregame, you definitely want to carb up.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“I actually played hockey my whole life, all the way up until ninth grade.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“I never really grew up watching TV.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“I never thought, growing up, I’d be a TV host.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“I always wanted to be an athlete growing up.”

― Rob Gronkowski

“I sing ‘Nessun Dorma’ when I warm up backstage.”

― Rob Halford

“I ended up making my name at Marvel, but I’ve always desired greater access to the DCU characters. Bottom line: I’m a huge fan.”

― Rob Liefeld

“I grew up on R-rated action films, and you didn’t blink.”

― Rob Liefeld

“I’m a sportsman, you know, and I shoot skeet, and I grew up in the Midwest, so that’s a part of my culture.”

― Rob Lowe

“I love acting so much that I don’t want to give that up.”

― Rob Lowe

“Sometimes when the going gets tough, people give up.”

― Rob Mariano

“The Social Security disability fund is going belly up in 2016.”

― Rob Portman

“All the classic bands that have been around forever, they came up gradually.”

― Rob Zombie

“Usually, when I liked athletes growing up, it was because they could hit a ball very far or they can throw a ball very fast. They can shoot a jumper, or they can dunk the ball.”

― Robbie Lawler

“Winning fires me up.”

― Robbie Lawler

“When St-Pierre retired, it brought a lot of enthusiasm to the weight class, and things got shook up.”

― Robbie Lawler

“My coaches do all the breakdowns of my opponents, and I leave that up to them.”

― Robbie Lawler

“I could never be a movie star and get up at 7:30 to be at someone else’s studio.”

― Robbie Robertson

“For David Parker and Daniel Parker, with the respect and admiration of their father, who grew up with them.”

― Robert B. Parker

“My family came in 1635 from England and settled in Williamsburg. Shortly after, they split up; half went to New England and half stayed in Virginia. I’m a Virginian Ballard.”

― Robert Ballard

“I was on the set when I was five years old with Spencer Tracy. A lot of what I learned growing up in terms of artistry is very clean, very tidy, very organized.”

― Robert Blake

“The sea heaves up, hangs loaded o’er the land, Breaks there, and buries its tumultuous strength.”

― Robert Browning

“I often have scripts sent to me with allegedly Scottish characters where I end up telling them, ‘You’re going to have to rethink this whole thing!’”

― Robert Carlyle

“I like to do things that I develop from the ground up.”

― Robert Duvall

“I do not make stories up, full stop.”

― Robert Fisk

“The Second World War is and was constantly being drudged up by Blair and Bush to rationalize the invasion of Iraq.”

― Robert Fisk

“Happiness makes up in height for what it lacks in length.”

― Robert Frost

“Don’t ever take a fence down until you know why it was put up.”

― Robert Frost

“I was playing drums in church when I was six. Then I picked up the piano when I was 11 or 12.”

― Robert Glasper

“I hated Matthew Bourne’s ‘Swan Lake’ when it first turned up, and then when it was televised, and then when it returned.”

― Robert Gottlieb

“How we express ourselves in worship remains up in the air.”

― Robert H. Schuller

“Writers of fiction should stick to writing, not pop up on panel shows or as a talking head.”

― Robert Harris

“I have my mother’s hips. The minute I eat it, it ends up on my hips.”

― Robert Herjavec

“It’s a hard thing to be an artist and not give up.”

― Robert Hilburn

“There’s no way to really mock up or simulate what I’m doing until I’m there. An exhibition for me is not a statement but an experiment.”

― Robert Irwin

“Even as my father grew up in Boston, Massachusetts, signs told him: ‘No Irish Need Apply.’”

― Robert Kennedy

“I don’t like being told what to do and kissing you-know-what to get up the corporate ladder.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“One of the reasons so many people get burned in the market is because they start buying as they see prices going up.”

― Robert Kiyosaki

“I was brought up at 3525 Decatur Avenue, in the north Bronx, right next to Woodlawn Cemetery.”

― Robert Klein

“Leadership is about stepping up when it’s the appropriate time and then making sure everyone knows that we’re all on the same page.”

― Robert Kraft

“With Andy Cole up front they can score at any time. We’ll be watching him very closely.”

― Robert Laurent

“I was brought up by a father and mother who were radically different.”

― Robert Lepage

“I’ve screwed up and I’ve overcommitted and it’s typical of me.”

― Robert Metcalfe

“Other kids went out and beat each other up or played baseball, and I built electronics.”

― Robert Moog

“I’m finishing building a house and setting up a shop to build custom electronical musical instruments.”

― Robert Moog

“Secondly, not only have we put additional agents on counterterrorism, but we’ve also built up our analytical structure so that we’re better positioned to analyze the information we have.”

― Robert Mueller

“It is up to the government to keep the government’s secrets.”

― Robert Novak

“The fact that we don’t keep repeating tests in the same arena is not because the probability of the hypothesis showing its falsity in other arenas goes up after it has passed tests in one arena.”

― Robert Nozick

“Time flies. It’s up to you to be the navigator.”

― Robert Orben

“There are days when it takes all you’ve got just to keep up with the losers.”

― Robert Orben

“What happens often – although I’m not particularly a victim of this sort of thing – is that somebody will make a quote, or invent a remark and it gets printed, ends up on the ‘net and it becomes currency. And some of them are so bizarre!”

― Robert Palmer

“There’s no point stepping up to the golden platform if you’re going to repeat yourself.”

― Robert Plant

“Standing up to bullies is the hallmark of a civilized society.”

― Robert Reich

“If we give up on politics, we’re done for. Powerlessness is a self-fulfilling prophesy.”

― Robert Reich

“Medical costs are soaring because our health-care system is totally screwed up. Doctors and hospitals have every incentive to spend on unnecessary tests, drugs, and procedures.”

― Robert Reich

“I was the one in charge of the kids growing up.”

― Robert Rodriguez

“I grew up in France, my first language was French, and I tend to gravitate towards French cooking.”

― Robert Stack

“I grew up in wide-open spaces, but they didn’t have the romantic history of the West.”

― Robert Taylor

“But time has caught up with it and I think vindicated it. Shampoo, too: very dark, very ambitious movie.”

― Robert Towne

“Finally, Colin Farrell showed up on my doorstep, only he wasn’t Colin Farrell – he was just this Irish kid who had read the script and wanted to do it.”

― Robert Towne

“I was fortunate to not get wrapped up too hard in anything that was too dangerous.”

― Robert Trujillo

“James Hetfield, I mean, the minute he plugs in his guitar and adjusts the tone knob, he comes up with the world’s greatest riff.”

― Robert Trujillo

“It is but refusing to gratify an unreasonable or an insolent demand, and up starts a patriot.”

― Robert Walpole

“I grew up watching British comedy on TV, really.”

― Robert Webb

“If you don’t make weight, you’re breaching a contract, straight up.”

― Robert Whittaker

“I grew up in a town where there were no galleries, no museums, no theaters – a very religious, ultraconservative community.”

― Robert Wilson

“We cannot look backwards. What we have to do is raise our heads, look forward, roll up our sleeves and work.”

― Roberto Azevedo

“Normally, I never dress up.”

― Roberto Cavalli

“I have faced up to what I am.”

― Robin Ince

“If it weren’t for Liberace, there would be no Madonna or Lady Gaga, Elton John, Bette Midler, or Elvis because it was Liberace who helped the King glitz up his act.”

― Robin Leach

“’Batman Returns’ was a huge movie and one of my favorites growing up. It’s incredible.”

― Robin Lord Taylor

“Getting up early is one of the gifts I give myself.”

― Robin S. Sharma

“In some ways I grew up in the public library in Troy, Michigan.”

― Robin Sloan

“I was always a computer kid, and I grew up with the Internet and always found it fascinating.”

― Robin Sloan

“Growing up, I loved Bill Cosby.”

― Robin Thicke

“I grew up very fast as a young girl, but I grew slowly into my womanhood.”

― Robin Wright

“I’m not up there with Kate Winslet and Julia Roberts. I don’t sell tickets. I’ve known that for a long time.”

― Robin Wright

“In Brazil, I didn’t have it easy growing up.”

― Robinho

“When a Brazilian player comes to England and is successful, he ends up opening doors to other players.”

― Robinho

“I have six siblings but grew up an only child. I was adopted by my aunt and uncle.”

― Rocky Carroll

“I was on my face. I heard the count from one to 10. I kept telling myself that I had to get up, but I couldn’t move. I couldn’t make myself move. It was the strangest feeling.”

― Rocky Marciano

“I grew up in the home of a political cartoonist, so I was a junkie for politics.”

― Rod Lurie

“I grew up during Watergate. I was enamored of the study of that.”

― Rod Lurie

“I hated singing and getting up in front of crowds.”

― Rod Stewart

“There’s nobody I look up to, really.”

― Rod Stewart

“When I was growing up, the exam system didn’t allow you to write fiction, so you never did.”

― Roddy Doyle

“It was by accident I got into wrestling. Somebody didn’t show up, and I just filled in.”

― Roddy Piper

“I looked up my family tree and found out I was the sap.”

― Rodney Dangerfield

“When I played in the sandbox, the cat kept covering me up.”

― Rodney Dangerfield

“The United States is stepping up to lead the international response to the Ebola outbreak, and Congress will ensure that the president’s request is fully and quickly funded.”

― Rodney Frelinghuysen

“Television and I grew up together.”

― Roger Ailes

“I grew up in the era when Dan Rather hated Richard Nixon. He was a newsman, but you knew what his opinion was.”

― Roger Ailes

“Van Jones has one job: to stir up racism, whether he can find it or not.”

― Roger Ailes

“I guess when we were up against it, we knew this album was going to be compared to all the classic early material, because it was going back to the original five.”

― Roger Andrew Taylor

“The bar was very high-we had to really make sure that we got what we really wanted, that it was a real finished album. We weren’t going to give up until we got that.”

― Roger Andrew Taylor

“One of my very favorite television shows growing up was ‘The Prisoner.’”

― Roger Avary

“Problems look mighty small from 150 miles up.”

― Roger B. Chaffee

“When we are flat on our backs there is no way to look but up.”

― Roger Babson

“I raced supremely well. I felt I was as well fitted to do it as I had ever been, and as perhaps I might ever be. I went climbing three weeks before, because I was feeling fed up with running.”

― Roger Bannister

“Life is made up of challenges that cannot be solved but only accepted.”

― Roger Ebert

“We exist to have our wealth moved up the economic chain out of our reach.”

― Roger Ebert

“I don’t get myself caught up in the rhetoric of any personal comments that are made.”

― Roger Goodell

“Not many of us are willing to give up everything we have.”

― Roger Moore

“As electronic journalism came to be evaluated for its cost effectiveness, the network world began breaking up.”

― Roger Mudd

“As for morality, well that’s all tied up with the question of consciousness.”

― Roger Penrose

“My younger brother ended up the British chess champion 10 times, a record.”

― Roger Penrose

“The shields were enormous. In ‘Julius Caesar,’ I died early in the scene and used to fall asleep under the shield until I was woken up by applause.”

― Roger Rees

“I grew up poor, black, and working class.”

― Roger Ross Williams

“Plush velvet conjures up kings and opulence.”

― Roger Stone

“Humor helps people open up.”

― Roger von Oech

“Space opera was the sort of story on which I grew up. When I was younger, I read heavily in pulp magazines. They were readily available in the stores.”

― Roger Zelazny

“Even if we don’t know it or aren’t aware of it, politics and philosophy are really what make our up lives.”

― Roland Joffe

“I always wake up kind of early – well, early for me, which is about 8 A.M.”

― Romain Grosjean

“I grew up in San Francisco and moved to L.A. about 20 years ago, and now my main home is in Hollywood.”

― Roman Coppola

“A new era in the physiological investigation of linguistic sounds was opened up by X-ray photography.”

― Roman Jakobson

“I get to partner up with all different types of opportunities.”

― Roman Reigns

“I looked up to Cristiano Ronaldo, and then it was always Didier Drogba.”

― Romelu Lukaku

“When Aventura began, there was a lot of salsa and merengue, and we said, ‘Let’s just do what we do.’ Then Aventura blew up, but urban was in its prime.”

― Romeo Santos

“When I was growing up, I don’t think I knew any other child who had been out of Sri Lanka.”

― Romesh Gunesekera

“I cheated at the Model United Nations when I was 13 and had to get up and apologise in front of the whole conference.”

― Romola Garai

“Aaliyah has been an artist I’ve grown up with, like an older sister.”

― Romy Madley Croft

“I grew up in Wandsworth and was constantly on public transport, as there wasn’t much going on around there.”

― Romy Madley Croft

“’Essence’ is political. I grew up on the magazine, looking at the covers. Seeing ourselves on the cover is political.”

― Ron Cephas Jones

“The founding fathers were not only brilliant, they were system builders and systematic thinkers. They came up with comprehensive plans and visions.”

― Ron Chernow

“My biggest regret could be summed up in one word, and that’s procrastination.”

― Ron Cooper

“My assumption was that all indigenous architecture would be more fractal. My reasoning was that all indigenous architecture tends to be organized from the bottom up. As it turns out, though, my reasoning was wrong.”

― Ron Eglash

“Obama shows no sign of easing up on negativity.”

― Ron Fournier

“The hardest thing which I’ve experienced is calling up my father, Rance Howard, who’s a wonderful actor, and telling him I’ve had to cut him out of the movie, which I’ve had to do twice. That’s a lump-in-the-throat phone call.”

― Ron Howard

“I’m an accountant. I’m a manufacturer from Oshkosh, Wisconsin, who stepped up to the plate, and now I’m a U.S. senator.”

― Ron Johnson

“I grew up in Iowa, so we had Cheap Trick come through a lot, but some of the other acts were a little harder to find.”

― Ron Livingston

“I love getting up in the morning with nothing else to do except write.”

― Ron Moody

“I felt very insecure about whether I was up to recreating my stage ‘Fagin’ in front of a camera.”

― Ron Moody

“I grew up with music hall and revue and was used to filling in the little gaps here and there to get bigger audience reaction.”

― Ron Moody

“Diamonds – that’ll shut her up… for a minute!”

― Ron White

“I’m set up where I make a lot of money doing stand-up, and it’s easy.”

― Ron White

“This house better get cleaned up in six months. The swamp is going to have to be drained pretty quickly.”

― Ron Wyden

“When I came to town and saw the price of diesel went above regular gas, that burnt me up.”

― Ron Ziegler

“I am no longer a criminal. I gave up that practice years ago.”

― Ronald Biggs

“There has been so much rubbish written up in the papers over the years.”

― Ronald Biggs

“Sundays in my teens were spent on homework: from 8 am until at least 8 pm, with stoppages to be fed and watered. I was carrying up to ten subjects simultaneously.”

― Ronald Frame

“Easier to climb up, than to just hang on.”

― Ronald Harwood

“The hardest thing I have done is given up power.”

― Ronald Lauder

“When I stopped playing, I gave up exercising and put on some weight.”

― Ronaldo

“Real-life experiences will probably end up in my music.”

― Ronan Keating

“I grew up as an athlete doing judo, so I didn’t really have a conventional, feminine body type.”

― Ronda Rousey

“I’m a suburban mom. I grew up in Oakland County, Michigan.”

― Ronna McDaniel

“Dad was a baker, and Mum was tied up with church and the social club.”

― Ronnie Corbett

“I grew up in trailer houses in New Mexico, Arkansas, Texas and Oklahoma.”

― Ronnie Dunn

“I grew up very modest, and I never forget that.”

― Ronnie Dunn

“What made me pick up a guitar? It weighed a lot less than a piano.”

― Ronnie Montrose

“I grew up with ‘Star Wars,’ not ‘Star Trek.’”

― Rony Abovitz

“I grew up in a little cul-de-sac in the suburbs and went to public school. I went to Costco on the weekends.”

― Rooney Mara

“We cannot give up on working toward that more perfect union.”

― Rory O’Malley

“Acting is standing up naked and turning around very slowly.”

― Rosalind Russell

“I got an assistantship in physics at the University of Illinois, and I tore up my steno books.”

― Rosalyn Sussman Yalow

“I love mixing up my genres.”

― Rosanne Cash

“I didn’t even remember it because it kind of came up, and then a week later it said I broke up with him.”

― Rosario Dawson

“Before containers, transport costs ate up 25 percent of the value of whatever was being shipped.”

― Rose George

“There’s no use beating yourself up about what you can’t change.”

― Rose McIver

“I was kind of a loner growing up.”

― Rose Namajunas

“I’m a comic, and I’m supposed to outrage and make people laugh, Part of makin’ people laugh is to shake up their thinkin’. That’s what I came here to do.”

― Roseanne Barr

“I grew up in the suburbs.”

― Rosemarie DeWitt

“Of course I have my father guiding me, and I have people who I have actually grown up with and who advise me.”

― Roshni Nadar

“I looked up to Rooney and he had played for Everton when he was 16 and I wanted to do the same.”

― Ross Barkley

“You’ve seen players at Everton who have been built up but haven’t made the grade.”

― Ross Barkley

“I do dream about Afghanistan. I wake up and think I’m still there.”

― Ross Kemp

“The surprise with which a detective novel concludes should set up tragic vibrations which run backward through the entire structure.”

― Ross MacDonald

“I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all.”

― Rowan Atkinson

“What is our destiny? Does it matter? Is it bound up with ‘our’ planet? In my opinion, yes.”

― Roy Harper

“Kids always used to come up and ask me if I ever fought Mike Tyson, and I used to tell them that we couldn’t because we were in different weight classes.”

― Roy Jones Jr.

“I was a late bloomer, and that was my issue growing up.”

― Rozonda Thomas

“And, uh, I’ve got about six thousand cartoons up there, also books and papers.”

― Rube Goldberg

“Throughout my life, my prayers have actively sustained me – held me up, carried me through.”

― Ruby Bridges

“I don’t think the arts would have been as meaningful to me if I hadn’t grown up in Harlem.”

― Ruby Dee

“Down to Gehenna, or up to the Throne, He travels the fastest who travels alone.”

― Rudyard Kipling

“After years of hotels, I’m horribly inept at cleaning up after myself.”

― Rufus Wainwright

“I grew up in the countryside in the middle of nowhere in England and got out as soon as I could!”

― Rupert Friend

“I want Ron to stand up to Malfoy and punish him.”

― Rupert Grint

“I think coughing up slugs was quite hard. Ron has a scene where he has to cough up these giant slugs.”

― Rupert Grint

“I grew up with a lot of fairy tales. And they had an essence of darkness to them.”

― Rupert Sanders

“I used to submit to anthologies and magazines when I was a student – but I knew I was never going to be picked up.”

― Rupi Kaur

“Most wrestling fans in WWE heard about Bulgaria after I showed up on the scene.”

― Rusev

“I’ve given up on being accurately portrayed in the media.”

― Rush Limbaugh

“Films and books have been intertwined as far as my growing up is concerned.”

― Ruskin Bond

“The Nehru years were rather very peaceful years. A lot happened in those years: dams were built, five-year plans were made, Chandigarh was built in front of my eyes. Those were the years I grew up in.”

― Ruskin Bond

“My mum brought me up on her own. All we really had was each other.”

― Russell Brand

“I don’t make demands. I don’t tell you how it should be. I’ll give you options, and it’s up to you to select or throw ’em away. That should be the headline: If you’re insecure, don’t call.”

― Russell Crowe

“I’ve been interested in China ever since I was a kid. When I was a kid, I grew up in San Francisco about a mile from China Beach.”

― Russell Freedman

“The first encounter was when the Vikings came across 10 Indians taking naps under their overturned canoes – and the Vikings killed them. That did not set up a very good mutual relationship.”

― Russell Freedman

“Kids – black kids – are forced to grow up too soon.”

― Russell Hornsby

“Magic Johnson was my favorite player gro