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Dr. John Watson:
Someone should have sent for us before this, Holmes.



Sherlock Holmes:
Someone has. The woman who sent me that instrument case.



Dr. John Watson:
Oh, but then why doesn't she come out into the open?



Sherlock Holmes:
Being a woman, she uses a women's art. She intrigues us to White Chapel.

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Mall Santa:
Ho ho ho! And what can I bring you?



Stewie Griffin:
Oh, a peace offering, is it? Very well... What say you trim those gin-soaked whiskers and bring me some plutonium?



Mall Santa:
Well, can you be a good boy, hmmm?



Stewie Griffin:
Your inquiry intrigues me. Can any of us be a 'good boy?' Are our primal urges innate or the result of the choices we make?



Mall Santa:
OK, wrap it up, kid.



Stewie Griffin:
All right, Kringle, if the reward is plutonium, then your wager is accepted. I will be...”nice."

More [06/16/2016 01:06:42]
Well, you know I have an office, my film offices. So I know that syndrome. I fancy offices, so there must be something wrong with me. Even the window cleaner intrigues me. It's a very sexy environment.More [08/23/2011 10:08:45]
When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance.More [10/20/2011 11:10:14]
I always leave that for other people to decide, because some of the things I consider to be disasters are some people's favorite movies. And that's what I like so much, is that you never know. Something intrigues somebody and means nothing to somebody else.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The fact that people will pay you to talk to people and travel to interesting places and write about what intrigues you, I am just amazed by that.More [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
The war for liberty never ends. One day liberty has to be defended against the power of wealth, on another day against the intrigues of politicians, on another against the dead hand of bureaucrats, on another against the patrioter and the militarist, on another against the profiteer, and then against the hysteria and the passions of the mobs, against obscurantism and stupidity, against the criminal and against the overrighteous. In this campaign every civilized man is enlisted till he dies, and he only has known the More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
None of us knew how the Faithfulls had become the Maple-Browns, ... Pamela and Jim spoke about them as family, and we had to pretend we knew who they were talking about. Now we know them all . This is a family drama. They are real people, they have real passions and intrigues. Major Australian events were going on around them.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I always leave that for other people to decide, because some of the things I consider to be disasters are some people's favorite movies. And that's what I like so much, is that you never know. Something intrigues somebody and means nothing to somebody else.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When there are tiers of meaning in an ad it intrigues the audience and they look for it again and again.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What you don't know intrigues you more than what you do know.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
That is what intrigues me; songwriting and song structure and expression.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I try to make time for reading each night. In addition to the usual newspapers and magazines, I make it a priority to read at least one newsweekly from cover to cover. If I were to read what intrigues me- say, the science and business sections - then I would finish the magazine the same person I was when I started. So I read it all.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Excessive partiality for one foreign nation and excessive dislike of another cause those whom they actuate to see danger only on one side, and serve to veil and even second the arts of influence on the other. Real patriots who may resist the intrigues of the favorite are liable to become suspected and odious, while its tools and dupes usurp the applause and confidence of the people, to surrender their interests.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The artist brain is the sensory brain: sight and sound, smell and taste, touch. These are the elements of magic, and magic is the elemental stuff of art. In filling the well, think magic. Think delight. Think fun. Do not think duty. Do not do what you should do-spiritual sit-ups like reading a dull but recommended critical text. Do what intrigues you, explore what interests you; think mystery, not mastery.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The fact that people will pay you to talk to people and travel to interesting places and write about what intrigues you, I am just amazed by that.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Don't expect ambiguities, hesitations or palace intrigues from me.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
At its heartmeat core, writing is about exploring the questions of your heart on the assumption that what intrigues you, what inflames or amuses or ennobles you, will have the same effect on someone else. It's about taking chances, and taking risks, and pushing yourself to be honest in the issues that present themselves.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What intrigues us as a problem, and what will satisfy us as a solution, will depend upon the line we draw between what is already clear and what needs to be clarified.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In place of an intensive cooperation among artists, there is a battle for goods. Hatred, partisanship, cliques, jealousy, and intrigues are the natural consequences of an aimless, materialist art.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Maggie Smith has a unique sense of comedy, based on a somewhat ironic view of real life, making it both funnier and more sad. But perhaps her greatest ability, or at least the one that most intrigues me, is how she can convey deep and powerful emotion without a trace of sentimentality.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I think the ethics and morals of genetic engineering are very complicated. It intrigues me.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
For honest merit to succeed amid the tricks and intrigues which are now so lamentably common, I know is difficult; but the honor of success is increased by the obstacles which are to be surmounted. Let me triumph as a man or not at all.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
You come to know the aches and vanities and tastes and intrigues of an entire neighborhood at a drug store.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The personality and style of a photographer usually limits the type of subject with which he deals best. For example Cartier-Bresson is very interested in people and in travel; these things plus his precise feeling for geometrical relationships determine the type of pictures he takes best. What is of value is that a particular photographer sees the subject differently. A good picture must be a completely individual expression which intrigues the viewer and forces him to think.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I say that a good picture has surprise quality or shock appeal, I do not mean that it is a loud or vulgar picture but, instead, that it stimulates my thinking and intrigues me.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What is of value is that a particular photographer sees the subject differently than I do. A good picture must be a completely individual expression which intrigues the viewer and forces him to think.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When women oppose themselves to the projects and ambition of men, they excite their lively resentment; if in their youth they meddle with political intrigues, their modesty must suffer.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There's a paradox in the notion that creativity should be a habit. We think of creativity as a way of keeping everything fresh and new, while habit implies routine and repetition. That paradox intrigues me because it occupies the place where creativity and skill rub up against each other.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What intrigues me most about the human voice, is its ability to make all things transparent through its power of transformation. The voice is not just a conduit for words. For me it is like an abstract dream in which everything makes perfect sense.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Reason, on the contrary, assures us, that as in so great a number, a fit representative would be most likely to be found, so the choice would be less likely to be diverted from him, by the intrigues of the ambitious, or the bribes of the rich.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The history of ancient and modern republics had taught them that many of the evils which those republics suffered arose from the want of a certain balance, and that mutual control indispensable to a wise administration. They were convinced that popular assemblies are frequently misguided by ignorance, by sudden impulses, and the intrigues of ambitious men; and that some firm barrier against these operations was necessary. They, therefore, instituted your Senate.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I'm not into smoke-filled rooms. I don't have the time for byzantine political intrigues.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Do what intrigues you, explore what interests you; think mystery, not mastery.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
It is the deep, salty stickiness of food that intrigues me more than any other quality.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To go out in a gondola at night is to reconstruct in one's imagination the true Venice, the Venice of the past alive with romance, elopements, abductions, revenged passions, intrigues, adulteries, denouncements, unaccountable deaths, gambling, lute playing and singing.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
A foreign minister, I will maintain it, can never be a good man of business if he is not an agreeable man of pleasure too. Half his business is done by the help of his pleasures: his views are carried on, and perhaps best, and most unsuspectedly, at balls, suppers, assemblies, and parties of pleasure; by intrigues with women, and connections insensibly formed with men, at those unguarded hours of amusement.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I love going to concerts, so that whole environment is something that intrigues me anyway.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I've tried in my career to do most everything, because it all intrigues me. And I've found the first time I work in a new form, I discover all the things that make that an exciting medium. I've been very busy most of my career. I've had very few vacations.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our part is to pursue with steadiness what is right, turning neither to right nor left for the intrigues or popular delusions of the day, assured that the public approbation will in the end be with us.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
All the public business in Congress now connects itself with intrigues, and there is great danger that the whole government will degenerate into a struggle of cabals.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
This variety of objects will suspend, for some time, the course of the narrative; but the interruption will be censured only by those readers who are insensible to the importance of laws and manners, while they peruse, with eager curiosity, the transient intrigues of a court, or the accidental event of a battle.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Sometimes something intrigues me about particular sounds, how they work together, and I think "Okay, I've found something here; I'm going to take it somewhere." And sometimes just to find a name for that sound, whatever it is, ends up becoming a title of the piece or becoming part of the title.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Write what you care about, what interests and intrigues you.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Our nation, which possesses greater resources than any other, is rent, from center to circumference, with party strife, political intrigues, and sectional interest; our counselors are panic stricken, our legislators are astonished, and our senators are confounded.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
To me, desert has the quality of darkness; none of the shapes you see in it are real or permanent. Like night, the desert is boundless, comfortless, and infinite. Like night, it intrigues the mind and leads it to futility. When you have flown halfway across a desert, you experience the desperation of a sleepless man waiting for dawn which only comes when the importance of its coming is lost.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Flying would give such occasions for intrigues as people cannot meet with who have nothing but legs to carry them.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Miserere is about redemption, and the triumph of our best impulses over our worst. It's also about swords, monsters, chases, ghosts, magic, [and] court intrigues. It's also really, really good.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
What intrigues me is that people kind of naturally want to label or pigeonhole the characters. They want to make it easy for themselves to go, "All right. There's the good guy, there's the bad guy, there's the girl. Okay, I get it now." But life isn't one-dimensional. The world isn't simply divided into good versus evil. I think we're all capable of both. So any time the hero does something I'm not crazy about, or the bad guy does something I can relate to, I'll find it more interesting.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The world we live in is made up of polar opposites, black/white, male/female, night/day, and a human being who possesses both masculine and feminine - vulnerability and strength - is intriguing to us, whether they be a singer or actor or dancer, intrigues us, because THAT Is who we really are.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Usually when I finish the draft of a book, I'm sure I'll never write another one. I'm just that tired and sick of myself. But then another idea starts percolating. It usually begins with the narrator's name, then some idea that intrigues me about her life or situation. I try to ignore it as long as I can, because I know when I start writing, I'll be right back into it, every single day. But eventually, I just have to. It's a compulsion!More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I always wanted to create a collection inspired by sports. I never played sports, maybe that's why it intrigues me.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The public negotiations and secret intrigues of the English (Jews) and the French (Jews) have been employed for centuries in every court and country in Europe. Look back to the history of Spain, Holland, Germany, Russia, Sweden, Denmark, Prussia, Italy and Turkey for the last hundred years...all the power of Europe will be continually maneuvering with us to work us into the real or imaginary balance of power.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I read a lot of social history. If I'm in an art gallery and a picture intrigues me, I immediately write down the title and I google it. I do a lot of googling and looking out for good stories. I can almost smell them sometimes.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advanceMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Look at the orators in our republics; as long as they are poor, both state and people can only praise their uprightness; but once they are fattened on the public funds, they conceive a hatred for justice, plan intrigues against the people and attack the democracy.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
I try to explain that to my kids - the experience of going to a record store, flipping through racks and finding that album cover that intrigues you - but my kids don't want to know about it. They download the one song on the album they like, and pay their 99 cents.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
... those who have never entered upon scientific pursuits know not a tithe of the poetry by which they are surrounded... Sad, indeed, is it to see how men occupy themselves with trivialities, and are indifferent to the grandest phenomena - care not to understand the architecture of the heavens, but are deeply interested in some contemptible controversy about the intrigues of Mary Queen of Scots!More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
There will always be bad times... It's the getting back up again that counts." - Gallen in "IntriguesMore [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
He leaned a fraction closer. “My lovers have always been warrior women. Strength intrigues me.” She refused to let him play with her like this, even if her body disagreed. Vehemently. “Do knives intrigue you, too? Because touch me and I will cut you up. I don’t care if you throw me off the nearest balcony.More [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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