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“I think women have the advantage over men - they tend to be much more in touch with their feelings and understand the dynamics of how relationships work. Men are much more cold-blooded and less willing to explore what makes a marriage or a relationship work. We like to deal in results and women are interested primarily in the process of the relationship, the little things which are actually the basics of how men and women interact.”More [07/03/2006 12:07:00]
Mr. Shidler:
Now class, as we are going on a field trip, it's most important we know the basics of nature. Can anyone tell me, what are the four natural elements of the universe?

[Lisa raises her hand]

Mr. Shidler:


Mr. Shidler:
Right. That's one. Um, Kevin?

Uh, air.

Mr. Shidler:
That's right. That's two. Uh, Christine?

Um, fire!

Mr. Shidler:
Right. And now, Vanessa. Can you tell me what the fourth element is?

Yeah, but I'm not going to.

Mr. Shidler:
Well, Vanessa, either you tell me what the fourth element is, or you tell me you don't know.

Well, either way, I get something dumped on me.

[Gives in]

Okay, water.

[And you know the rest]

Mr. Shidler:
Oh, it's moments like these that make teaching worthwhile.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
[first lines]

[Max is listening to Huey Lewis while playing with miniature robots and watching a screen showing the very basics of humans kissing and making love]

Dr. Daniel:
[over the intercom] Max.

[Max switches from the video to the scanners]

Dr. Daniel:

Max 404:
Yes, Dr. Daniel?

Max 404:
Max, what is that noise?

[Max turns off the music]

Max 404:
I was doing some research, Sir.

Dr. Daniel:
On what?

Max 404:
[sounding a bit panicky] Earth. The twentieth century.

Dr. Daniel:
Have you logged in, Max?

Max 404:
Uh... no... but, I was...

Dr. Daniel:
Then do it now, Max, and make sure we have shut down for the night.

Max 404:
Yes, Sir.

Dr. Daniel:
I don't want to be disturbed.

Max 404:
Good night, Dr. Daniel.

Dr. Daniel:
Good night, Max.

Max 404:
Oh, and Doctor?

["Blip" sound. No answer. Max sighs before logging in]

Max 404:
Fifteen October, 2036, 0100 hour log-in. As usual... there's nothing to report. Radar reveals a Hermes CP-247... passing... as usual. And that's it.

Max 404:
[dispiritedly] This is Max, signing out.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
[two judges come in the trial room]

Lena Foster:

Daniel's judge:
Good morning.

Daniel's judge:
Good morning.

Bob Diamond:
Good morning.

Daniel Miller:
Good morning.

[Bob Diamond signals Daniel to be seated]

Daniel's judge:
Mr. Miller, I'm sure your defender has explained all of the basics to you, but let me just say. Even though this feels like a trial, it really isn't. It's just a process that helps us decide, and as inperfect as it may be, we think it works quite well.

Daniel's judge:
What you're going to see on this screen, Mr. Miller, will look and feel so real to you you might be a little uneasy at first. But just relax. After a while, I think it will become pleasurable to you. They tell me it feels something like 3-D.

[female judge chuckles]

Daniel's judge:
Any questions, Mr. Miller?

[Daniel shakes his head "No"]

Daniel's judge:
Ms. Foster, you may begin.

Lena Foster:
Thank you, your honors. Over the course of the following four days, I will attempt to show that Daniel Miller, while he's a quality human being, is still held back by the fears that plague him lifetime after lifetime. I believe that I can show, without a shadow of a doubt, that he must once again be returned to Earth to wrok on his problem. May we begin in childhood, please? Could we go to 11419?

Daniel's judge:
By the way, Mr. Miller, that signifies you're 11 years, four months, and 19 days old. Is that clear?

Daniel Miller:
I think so.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
You have to examine a scene on the page first. Then you get into the basics of acting: Who are you? Who are you talking to? How do you feel about that person?More [07/13/2011 05:07:07]
We started with the basics of kicking and punching, then we moved on once we got proficient in that, we moved on to working with the weapons, and from then on working with the wires.More [08/06/2011 04:08:13]
Oh yeah, we all write. That's what's great about when you have basics in piano.More [10/06/2011 03:10:11]
We have a young, talented side. We have done well in the Tests and would concentrate on doing the basics rightMore [07/20/2012 07:07:58]
With nobody over 30 in the last Test, it is a young side but a very talented one. A lot of great things came out of that match and we outplayed India for the bulk of it. But the one thing we can't do now is get complacent just because we competed. As long as that doesn't happen and we stick to the basics I think we'll be fine.More [07/20/2012 07:07:08]
In terms of the way I was striking the ball it was a different level to the last two tournaments, way, way better. I just need to serve and return better, which are two basic things you tend to do better the more matches you play. I didn't do the basics as well as I would have liked.More [12/19/2012 06:12:55]
I believe that no matter what you do in life, if you learn the basics through theater, it will help you in everything else - problem solving, communication, discipline, all of that stuff.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
When I decided to launch my first knitwear line, it was because I saw a void in the basics category. The editors were always looking for cool, fashion-forward tees and sweaters. So that's where I started.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
It is time to return to core values, time to get back to basics , to self-discipline and respect for the law, to consideration for the others, to accepting responsibility for yourself and your family - and not shuffling it off on other people and the state.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
At my core, what I think we need to do is to get the basics right again. We need to rebuild our family structure, stay away from redefining marriage, and stand by marriage as a union between a man and a woman.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
If you look at the human condition today, not everyone is well fed, has access to good medical care, or the physical basics that provide for a healthy and a happy life.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I suggest that the introductory courses in science, at all levels from grade school through college, be radically revised. Leave the fundamentals, the so-called basics, aside for a while, and concentrate the attention of all students on the things that are not known.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
I was lucky enough when it came to sports and work ethic to be taught some basics that continue to be important.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
We taught him enough basics to survive the fight. We work mainly on defense. Of course we want to win, but we respect all fighters.we fight to win, not to lose.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In times of life crisis, whether wild fires or smoldering stress, the first thing I do is go back to basics... am I eating right, am I getting enough sleep, am I getting some physical and mental exercise everyday.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's not funky but a more stylish look for women, almost reminiscent of the Audrey Hepburn era. And we're not abandoning the basics. We're trying to show people that we're about more than just basics.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
They're just learning the basics, like fielding and throwing. And they're going to make a lot of mistakes.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Lull me with your lullabies.. Serenade me with your souls. Make me dance with symphonies.. Do jazz with amazing melodies.. Rock my world with the basics.. And make me sing acoustics.. Life is short.. Feel it with music..More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
On the eve of this five-day hearing, it is important to go back to basics. This case involves a clear abuse of market power by a super-dominant company using its monopoly power in one market -- PC client operating systems -- to foreclose competition on the merits in two others -- media streaming applications and work group servers.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When you live in Calgary and take 10 weeks off from golf, you're just trying to get back to basics.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I won't seek changes to the basics of the agreement,More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Gap is working through its turnaround and still dealing with branding issue and how to reinvigorate its core apparel basics.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The next time anyone is inclined to sneer at the basics as "traditional," I suggest he or she visit with a 12th -or even a sixth-grader who can barely read, write or compute and look at the pain and frustration on that student's faceMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That's when we're at our best. Teams have to say, 'who are we going to stop?' We know we've got kids capable of putting up numbers. Most of the time, we're very unselfish. It's something we didn't do our last outing. It was one pass and shoot. Sometimes they get too caught up in listening to outside factors. We got back to basics. We got the shots we wanted.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We're confident that the basics have been done but we can't be over-confident, we can't get complacent.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Although weddings are emotional and spiritual, they also represent a series of business transactions. This book teaches the basics of negotiation and how to apply them to meetings with vendors.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's kind of late (in the season) but we need to make a stand. I think everybody is really upset with the way we've been playing. When you've lost eight out of (ten), culminating with the blow-out (Sunday), the best thing to do is get back to basics.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I don't believe the people of Illinois want a governor that is unclear on the basics of legislation or one who plays loose and fast with the facts.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
[Analysts themselves are getting back to basics, digging further into the numbers behind the numbers found in annual reports and other corporate filings.] It's amazing how fast the invisible hand of competitive marketplaces is correcting these problems, ... Two years ago you saw almost no new research come out after the annual 10-K filing. Now when a company comes out with its 10-K, you see half a dozen analysts immediately coming out with a report analyzing all the details.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
They played good man-to-man defense, shot the ball well and defended us well. We didn't try to penetrate. We just tried to pass it around, and it didn't work. We have to get back to basics in practice. That will be the big thing.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We're disappointed, but you learn more about people when you lose, and we're still trying to find our identity. We have to get back to basics.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It was a lot of fun to coach the girls we've played against the past four years. These are talented players who are good kids doing a great job representing their schools. They are well-schooled in the basics, which says a lot about their home programs. They all showed a lot of hustle and heart.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We talk about two words: Confidence and commitment. We have one common goal: Win. It's not about anybody in particular. It's about the team and playing the basics: Three outs to an inning, not four; be smart hitters at the plate; and have fun along the way.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There is a very flat yield curve globally for different reasons, even in some emerging markets. I really don't see where the easy money is. No matter how sophisticated you are, you can't get away from the basics of banking: Borrow short, lend long.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I learned a couple of things. I'm not the greatest cook, but the basics were a great start, and it was fun for the kids. I go to the grocery store on Thursdays, buy a lot of stuff, and start cooking, only the small things because there's no room for the big stuff.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
After that loss to Tri-Town (6-2 on Jan. 4), we went back to basics, right from conditioning on up through. I think that our kids realized the depth of the loss to Tri-Town. They realized how badly they were outplayed.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
One of the things James and I have set out to do with the chamber is a back-to-basics approach with membership recruitment and programs.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We've been spending most of our time so far just working on technique. A lot of the athletes just need help with the basics. We've been working on the proper stroke and our endurance and that's pretty much what we do consistently.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We're getting clues but we really don't understand the basics yet.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think part of that is because we're trying to push the ball a little more. But by doing that we're giving up more easy baskets than by just walking the ball up the court. I think this time around everyone else's offense has gotten a lot better. They're clicking a little more. But we haven't really played that great of defense the last four games. We've got to get back to the basics.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We just got back to basics. It's been about a month since the bad loss against Florida State and we have shown improvement.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We got back to the basics after that. We've had a month to get ready. This will be a big test for us.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He's been telling me little things about staying low and keeping a nice little base when I'm ready to throw. We're kind of doing the basics right now, and hopefully we can work our way up to where I can be just as fundamentally sound as he was.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
We felt we had a shot if we didn't dig ourselves a big hole. We played with a lot of heart and enthusiasm. We struggled at the end of the season. We went back to basics and things have worked out. At this stage, there is no tomorrow.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When you're a dancer, you start with the basics. You don't all of a sudden do a grand jete and pirouette. You start with first position, second, third.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You can't invent Google, Facebook or the iPod unless you've mastered the basics, are willing to put in long hours and can pick yourself up from the floor when life knocks you down the first 10 times.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Obviously, education is hugely important, along with healthcare. They're the basics and you're hurting your own country if you don't pour money into them.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Oh yeah, we all write. That's what's great about when you have basics in piano.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Riding a bicycle is about getting back to basics. It's good for the waistline and it's good for the wallet, is what I'm saying.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Second, we have to make the most of the strengths we have, the amenities that many of our competitors cannot replicate. But again, those advantages won't mean much if we don't do a great job with the basics of our business.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I was a better writer when I was teaching. I was constantly going over the basics and constantly reminding myself, as I reminded my students, what made a good story, a good poem.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's not what you spend but how you wear it that counts. The key is often to dress up inexpensive basics with accessories. Something like a beautiful designer bag or belt can make everything else look richer and more luxurious.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It's being a grown up, which I never figured out how to do, scrubbing the tub, and remembering to eat and shampoo my hair. It's the basics: I can write a whole book, but I cannot handle the basics.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What you need to learn are basic types of concentration, bringing more energy into your life, plugging up the holes where you lose energy, the basics of self-discovery.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You can teach almost anyone determined to learn them the basics required to write sentences and paragraphs that say what you want them to say clearly and concisely. It's far more difficult to get people to think like a writer, to give up conventional habits of mind and emotion. You must be able to step inside your character's skin, and at the same time to remain outside the dicey circumstances you have maneuvered her into.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I want to make the IKEA of clothes for fat girls and boys. Cheap, affordable, basic - but ethically made. Basics, you know? Like Spanx - I'm still confused as to why retailers haven't ripped them off yet and done it well. It's because they don't understand the basics behind it. I love Spanx. I'm wearing 'em right now!More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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