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I didn't even respect singers until I heard Ray Charles, Frank Sinatra and Louis Armstrong.


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J. D. SALINGER
I'm sick of just liking people. I wish to God I could meet somebody I could respect.
J. D. SALINGER
Game, my ass. Some game. If you get on the side where all the hot-shots are, then it's a game, all r...
J. D. SALINGER
It was a very stupid thing to do, I'll admit, but I hardly didn't even know I was doing it.
J. D. SALINGER
Don't ever tell anybody anything. If you do, you start missing everybody.
J. D. SALINGER
I'm the most terrific liar you ever saw in your life.
J. D. SALINGER
I hope to hell that when I do die somebody has the sense to just dump me in the river or something. ...
J. D. SALINGER
What I was really hanging around for, I was trying to feel some kind of a good-by. I mean I've left ...
J. D. SALINGER
It seems to me an indictment of the Republican Party that if you talk about issues of poverty and up...
J. D. VANCE
Violence and chaos were an ever-present part of the world that I grew up in. And unfortunately, it w...
J. D. VANCE
You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times o...
J. D. SALINGER
I love soccer. My father is from Argentina and my mother is from El Salvador. I grew up watching Arg...
J. D. PARDO
I like to write. I love to write. But I write just for myself and my own pleasure.
J. D. SALINGER
It is much more fun to write about villains then heroes. The villains are the ones that think out th...
D. J. MACHALE
My life is an ongoing, ever changing adventure.
D. J. MACHALE
I try to stay in decent shape.
D. J. COTRONA
I spent a good amount of my time - like a lot of guys my age - obsessing and blowing things up with ...
D. J. COTRONA
I grew up loving films and making stupid movies with a good friend of mine, who now actually has a c...
D. J. COTRONA
And if we are honest we have to make a distinction between a democratic Israel that wants to live in...
J. D. HAYWORTH
Recent economic data shows that our economy is robust, growing and headed in the right direction. Th...
J. D. HAYWORTH
Producing fuel cells and solar panels requires high tech facilities and produces high paying jobs. T...
J. D. HAYWORTH
When you have a country that can boast that more than 95 percent of its eligible workforce is employ...
J. D. HAYWORTH
I didn't come from the elites. I didn't come from the Northeast or from San Francisco. I cam...
J. D. VANCE
We're very good at talking about the individual in American politics and excellent at talking ab...
J. D. VANCE
We must have the courage to confront dreadful views even in the people we love the most. But that...
J. D. VANCE
A fair question could be posed in this fashion: If people are not obeying existing laws, what makes ...
J. D. HAYWORTH
The tax relief package enacted in 2001 was central to pulling the economy out of the post 9-11 reces...
J. D. HAYWORTH
I'm aware that many of my friends will be saddened and shocked, or shock-saddened, over some of ...
J. D. SALINGER
It's jarring to live in a world where every person feels his life will only get better when you ...
J. D. VANCE
Grand. There's a word I really hate. It's a phoney. I could puke every time I hear it
J. D. SALINGER
Anyway, I'm sort of glad they've got the atomic bomb invented. If there's ever another war, I'm goin...
J. D. SALINGER
You take somebody that cries their goddam eyes out over phoney stuff in the movies, and nine times o...
J. D. SALINGER
How do you know your going to do something, untill you do it?
J. D. SALINGER
Among other things, you'll find that you're not the first person who was ever confused and frightene...
J. D. SALINGER
The thing with kids is, if they want to grab for the gold ring, you have to let themdo it, and not s...
J. D. SALINGER
Hindsight follows consequence. However it does not necessarily follow, that as a result of the conse...
J D GABRIEL
Paranoids are people, too; they have their own problems. It's easy to criticize, but if everybody ha...
D. J. HICKS
Bardot, Byron, Hitler, Hemingway, Monroe, Sade: we do not require our heroes to be subtle, just to...
D. J. ENRIGHT
How do you know you're going to do something, untill you do it?
J. D. SALINGER
'I'm just going through a phase right now. Everybody goes through phases and all, don't they?
J. D. SALINGER
In some ways, Trump's large, national coalition defies easy characterization. He draws from a br...
J. D. VANCE
If a girl looks swell when she meets you, who gives a damn if she's late? Nobody.
J. D. SALINGER
When I give a lecture, I accept that people look at their watches, but what I do not tolerate is whe...
J. D. SALINGER