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I have this necklace I always wear. I collect pendants from people I love; my best friends and members of my family have all given me one, and I put them on this chain so no matter where I am they’re always with me.
I collect records. And cats. I don’t have any cats right now. But if I’m taking a walk and I see a cat, I’m happy.
General Howard informed me, in a haughty spirit, that he would give my people 30 days to go back home, collect all their stock, and move onto the reservation.
It’s always good to get a wake-up call and a reminder that you can’t just go there and collect medals.
I love inventing names, but I also collect unusual names, so that I can look through my notebook and choose one that suits a new character.
This means that they are bound by law and custom to plough the fields of their masters, harvest the corn, gather it into barns, and thresh and winnow the grain; they must also mow and carry home the hay, cut and collect wood, and perform all manner of tasks of this kind.
They do not merely collect texts; they must also gather data about the context and the informant and, above all, write an analysis of the items based upon the course readings and lecture material on folklore theory and method.
You don’t just wake up one day with dementia or Alzheimer’s; these conditions are developmental. Even when a problem triggers the need to collect data, it’s reviewed by a specialist and filed away. There’s no central repository allowing information to be shared across a multitude of researchers worldwide.
I collect firearms, and I’ve got a Winchester, an Indian rifle. It has tacks for every warrior that was shot, like notches on a pistol, and it’s got feathers and beads hanging off it. It’s like a work of art.
The most important ways in which I think the Internet will affect the big issue is that it will make it more difficult for government to collect taxes.
I like to have Air Maxes and Air Force 1s, I’m trying to collect more and more.
I collect travel alarm clocks. I was in a flea market in France once, in 1994, and I opened up this beautiful Jaeger-LeCoultre folding eight-day winding clock folded into a beautiful case, and I went, ‘Wow, man.’ And I’ve been collecting travel alarm clocks since 1994.
I helped make Mexico, especially Tampico, safe for American oil interests in 1914. I helped make Haiti and Cuba a decent place for the National City Bank boys to collect revenues in.
Whether you’re a Twitter follower, a YouTube subscriber or a Facebook friend, natural social instinct is to collect people and to not kind of see them later. But unfortunately, with social media, you collect them and they’re in your life, whether you really want them or not.
I do – very specifically, I remember Bessie Smith; I used to collect 78 records that I would buy from the St Vincent de Paul store at five cents apiece, and I did this indiscriminately. I would just take whatever was there. And I listened to Patti Page and Walter Huston, ‘September Song.’
I have a cottage near Aldeburgh, and from there it’s a sturdy two-mile walk across farmland to an empty beach, where I collect hag stones and run around with the dog. I’m a keen walker, and I love Suffolk’s big skies.
I collect all the reviews of the films I turned down. And when they’re bad – I have to smile.
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach.
People get very thoughtful when they are in cars. I no longer care for cars. I don’t collect them.
I do like silver. I love antiques. I collect Georgian glass at home. When you think about how fragile that it is and think about how long these things have lasted – some of it is 400 years old – I find the history of these things extraordinary.
The Gun Owner Privacy Act protects the right to keep and bear arms by preventing the Feds from collecting data to monitor and log gun ownership in America. This legislation will give Americans legal recourse and the ability to sue the Feds and collect damages for records illegally stored.
I collect crystals and gemstones, and I’ve been collecting them since I was a little girl. They give me positive energy and strength. They make me feel connected to the earth. I cherish them.
The 1935 Social Security Act established 65 as the age of eligibility for payouts. But welfare state politics quickly becomes a bidding war, enriching the menu of benefits, so in 1956 Congress entitled women to collect benefits at 62, extending the entitlement to men in 1961.
‘Get along, go along’ is not an inspirational philosophy, and only God knows how much moral cowardice it has covered up over the years. Serve your time, collect your chits, and cash ’em in for your home state? No, I’d say we could ask for more than that from our senators.
One cannot collect all the beautiful shells on the beach. One can collect only a few, and they are more beautiful if they are few.
Life is made up of small pleasures. Happiness is made up of those tiny successes. The big ones come too infrequently. And if you don’t collect all these tiny successes, the big ones don’t really mean anything.
I collect books, primarily first-edition 20th-century fiction.
If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the endless immensity of the sea.
I collect old Coon Chicken Inn memorabilia. I collect black memorabilia, like old minstrel posters. It was a real place. There was one in Seattle, one in Portland, and one in Salt Lake City. They started in 1925, and then they went out of business around 1958.
I collect objects I fall in love with more than antiques per se. Value is not a criteria that attracts me to something.
I read up a lot about ceramics and collect them, but when you make something, it’s very difficult to like it. I quite like appreciating and supporting what someone else does.
The difference between keeping things clean and keeping kids clean was that things just sat still and waited for the dirt to collect. We kids were carriers. We ran a pickup and delivery service.
If you find a solution with the Cube, it doesn’t mean you find everything. It’s only a starting point. You can work on and find something else: you can improve your solution, you can make it shorter, you can go deeper and deeper and collect knowledge and many other things.
I actually collect old First and Second World War memorabilia.
I collect chairs and lights, which obviously means I want to sit in the light – not surprising for an actor I suppose.
I collect hotel keys. I hope to make something out of them someday. It would be cool to make a bar at my house and, like, the bar is all the hotel keys: lay them down and put glass over them. Or maybe even a coffee table.
I collect antiques. Why? Because they’re beautiful.
To solve a problem it is necessary to think. It is necessary to think even to decide what facts to collect.
I shop at thrift stores a lot. I have a lot of silver pitchers and I put my flowers in those. I collect antiques, so there are a lot of old rocking chairs… My friends call my home the vortex because nobody wants to leave.
I collect furniture and modern art. And I never go to any parties. I rather prefer to go around in nature.
I might have a different understanding of the term ‘football star.’ If I shoot a few balls after training, it’s perfectly normal that I collect them afterwards.
You collect people to take with you. Some people change, other people don’t… it’s wonderful because I’ve met some incredible friends.
I collect art. I just recently bought two gorgeous photographs of Marilyn Monroe by international photographer Eve Arnold and I know it sounds horrible but when she dies all her pictures are going to be worth triple. But I won’t tell you how much I got them for – let’s just say it was a lot.
I don’t collect things for the sake of collecting. I don’t really see the point.
Electronic medical records are, in a lot of ways, I think the aspect of technology that is going to revolutionize the way we deliver care. And it’s not just that we will be able to collect information, it’s that everyone involved in the healthcare enterprise will be able to use that information more effectively.
I collect traditional Aubusson tapestries that you can hang on a wall. The last lot I bought were from an antiques fair in London.
Some people collect vintage cars, I collect Birkins. The leather ones are £20,000.
We didn’t really have television when I was a kid. Around 30, I discovered films and started systematically catching up. I collect interesting documentaries and films, and watch a few nights a week.
My brother and I used to collect comic books in San Francisco.
Drones watch for disease and collect real-time data on crop health and yields.
Ours is one continued struggle against degradation sought to be inflicted upon us by the European, who desire to degrade us to the level of the raw Kaffir, whose occupation is hunting and whose sole ambition is to collect a certain number of cattle to buy a wife with, and then pass his life in indolence and nakedness.
I collect old rusty hand tools and sharpen and polish them, then use them to build things out of walnut and cherry that I harvest from fallen trees in the woods.
I remember when I was about 18, Sean Penn made a bet with me. He had just directed his first movie, and he’s like, ‘By the time you’re 30, I will bet you $500 that you’ll be sick of acting.’ I’m still waiting to collect, because I’m not.
I’ve been offered, I think it was £300,000 to play live two concerts in London some years ago. And I said ‘No. No thanks.’ I would rather stay home here and change oil on my car, or collect some rotten wood from the forest, spread on my ruined former agricultural land.
Of course, when it comes to Japanese role-playing games, in any role-playing game in Japan you’re supposed to collect a huge number of items, and magic, and you’ve got to actually combine different items together to make something really different.
When I was a struggling actor, I worked for a party company. One of my friends from school was working for an advertising agency, and I turned up to one of his company’s parties dressed as an alien to collect tickets on the door.
I love art; I collect mostly modern art.
I collect movies. So I have all those in binders. I don’t have the DVDs out. I put them in binders.
I collect handkerchiefs. I know that’s sort of old-timey, but my mom started the collection for me, and now I have a bunch. Basically, I have a myriad of beautiful handkerchiefs, and I carry them like a grandmother in my purse. And I opt for hankies in any situation.
Vancouver has always been a place of mixed results for me. I’ve always been fast there, but I’ve never been able to collect the kind of result I could have.
The government deficit is the difference between the amount of money the government spends and the amount it has the nerve to collect.
For many years I enjoyed the pleasure of cruising on my yacht all summer long and these were my best holidays. In mid-May, we’d start in St Tropez. I’d collect my bikinis from my home there and then we’d go up to Cannes for the Film Festival, on to Monte Carlo for the Grand Prix and then to Italy.
But in truth, should I meet with gold or spices in great quantity, I shall remain till I collect as much as possible, and for this purpose I am proceeding solely in quest of them.
I collect puppet stuff. I have a puppet workshop in my garage. I was looking for any opportunity to be able to get very creatively involved in that world.
I especially like to collect contemporary art.
I don’t know what you’re going through life doing if you’re not really trying to collect some really great memories.
I have a garden, and I collect different heirloom seeds from different neighbors.
A people do not throw their geniuses away. And if they are thrown away, it is our duty as artists and as witnesses for the future to collect them again for the sake of our children and, if necessary, bone by bone.
Almost anyone can be an author; the business is to collect money and fame from this state of being.
Any passion to collect has some meaning behind it.
We shall heal our wounds, collect our dead and continue fighting.
Me and my wife watch laser discs, and I collect old computers. And one of my regular models is a 1993 computer with Windows 98 on it. I just love old technology, and I don’t know what you would call that. I’m just stuck in 1991, ’92.
I collect the everyday life of feelings, thoughts, and words. I collect the life of my time.
I used to collect knick-knacks, like wizards, trolls and little buddhas, and arrange them like precious things on a shelf.
Smart phones and social media expand our universe. We can connect with others or collect information easier and faster than ever.
Another factor is the decision, made in 1976, to sharply divide the FBI and the foreign intelligence agencies. The FBI would collect within the United States; the foreign intelligence agencies would collect overseas.
Huguette Clark has had her own tax liens – four times, the IRS has filed to collect taxes from her.
To write it, it took three months; to conceive it three minutes; to collect the data in it all my life.
I have been obsessed with seamed stockings my whole life, and I would collect vintage ones that were made in the ’40s and ’50s with the authentic styling of the keyhole, the welt, the reinforced toe and heels, French or Cuban heels, and hand-stitched seams.
I write in a diary every night to collect my thoughts. It’s very therapeutic to songwrite, because it’s the same thing.
Go out and collect data and, instead of having the answer, just look at the data and see if the data tells you anything. When we’re allowed to do this with companies, it’s almost magical.
I actually own works of art I’ve always wanted to own – I collect photographs by the late William Claxton. I met him in L.A.; later, he agreed to shoot the cover for my album ‘Call Me Irresponsible’ for free. I was so fat at the time, and he made me look as good as I possibly could.
I collect art, and I drink wine… things that I like that I had never been exposed to. But I never said, ‘I’m going to buy art to impress this crowd.’ That’s just ridiculous to me. I don’t live my life like that, because how could you be happy with yourself?
I’m very sensitive to the English language. I studied the dictionary obsessively when I was a kid and collect old dictionaries. Words, I think, are very powerful and they convey an intention.
I’ve always loved flowers, as a little girl I’d collect flower objects and little flower books. Now I love flowers on my night table and on my desk.
I collect cars and bikes. One of my most special rides is a black 1930s Cadillac V16, and then I’ve got a few West Coast choppers.
I do a lot of running and hiking, and I also collect stamps – space stamps and Olympics stamps.
My dear Excellency! I have not gone to war to collect cheese and eggs, but for another purpose.