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I figure lots of predictions is best.
by Alan Cox

I figure lots of predictions is best.
People will forget the ones I get wrong and marvel over the rest.
- Alan Cox

All software sucks.
- Alan Cox

Everybody in the real world will agree -
the moment a project is behind deadline,
quality assurance tends to go out the window.
- Alan Cox

Live fast, die old, and make very sure everyone knows you were there.
- Alan Cox

 

If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it, or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

I figure that if the children are alive when I get home,
I've done my job.
- Roseanne Barr

The existence of an anthropomorphic
"Father-figure" deity is not impossible,
merely exceptionally improbable and illogical.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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I have six locks on my door all in a row.
When I go out, I lock every other one.
I figure no matter how long somebody stands there picking the locks,
they are always locking three.
- Elayne Boosler

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,'
probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
- Woody Allen

I used to be hung up on my figure, but it's a waste of time.
I don't believe in diets.
Have four pints one night, be healthy the next.
- Sophie Ellis Bextor

Sometimes I can't figure designers out.
It's as if they flunked human anatomy.
- Erma Bombeck

Breaking up is a natural evolution
when you try to figure out what you want in life.
If you're with an individual
who isn't moving in the same direction
and at the same rate that you are,
it ain't going to work.
- Usher Raymond

I figure I basically am a ghost.
I think we all are.
- John Astin

Rounder Records decided to call the album Move It On Over,
much to my chagrin but they knew what they were doing.
It took off and to this day I can't figure out why.
- George Thorogood

Look at all the buses now that want exact change,
exact change.
I figure if I give them exact change,
they should take me exactly where I want to go.
- George C. Wallace

Chemistry is a class you take in high school or college,
where you figure out two plus two is 10,
or something.
- Dennis Rodman

It's a cliche, but there really is no handbook about the celebrity thing;
you have to figure it out as you go along.
- Nathan Lane

I always figure I have this tree and there's always
some green fruit that's not ready to pick or blossoms
that are ready to flower;
there are always some ready to drop off too.
- Graeme Murphy

I was trying to figure out what to do next,
I'd been accumulating ideas for productivity tools -
software people could use every day,
particularly to help organize their lives.
- Mitch Kapor

There's just one thing I can't figure out.
My income tax!
- Nat King Cole

Yes, we have got to quit worrying about fighting each
other and trying to figure out a way to work together.
- John Breaux

It took me years to figure out that you don't fall into a tub of butter,
you jump for it.
- Claudette Colbert

A great thing happening now in art is that artists are using the figure,
the body, clothing, life.
- Issey Miyake

I have a figure, and there aren't many girls out there right now who have that.
- Carmen Kass

Men are liars.
We'll lie about lying if we have to.
I'm an algebra liar.
I figure two good lies make a positive.
- Tim Allen

I figure anything over 13 weeks in this business is pretty good.
- Wink Martindale

I think all comics borrow from each other.
Only a few have an original voice, and I wasn't one of them.
In the end, I couldn't figure out who to steal from,
so I stopped doing it.
- Steve Buscemi

And the fact that I liked to show off and be the center
of attention really lends itself to figure skating very well.
- Scott Hamilton

I figure you're only here for a matter of moments.
Ever since I was a kid watching movies I've always
wanted to make people laugh or have some sort of emotional reaction.
- Tim Conway

I figure I'll be champ for about ten years and then
I'll let my brother take over -
like the Kennedys down in Washington.
- Muhammad Ali

Even when I was saying I was Agnostic and trying to figure out my thoughts,
I felt God was allowing me to do that.
- Alfre Woodard

I must have been 3 years old or less,
and I remember paging through these comics,
trying to figure out the stories.
I couldn't read the words, so I made up my own stories.
- Daniel Clowes

No single man can be taken as a model for a perfect figure,
for no man lives on earth who is endowed with the whole of beauty.
- Albrecht Durer

I was trying to figure out what a memory feels like.
- Charlie Kaufman

Pay attention to your body.
The point is everybody is different.
You have to figure out what works for you.
- Andrew Weil

I was told having a website would help me.
I have yet to figure out why my life story needs to be on the web.
- Wally Schirra

I haven't got the slightest idea how to change people,
but still I keep a long list of prospective candidates
just in case I should ever figure it out.
- David Sedaris

I'm not too fond of the hard work and the constant
battle with self-doubt that goes on when I write,
but I figure that's part of the territory.
- Robert Sheckley

He was definitely a father figure for all of us.
Once you were a Giant, you were always a Giant.
- George Martin

The nearest figure to myself would be Shakespeare.
- Michael Tippett

No one can figure out your worth but you.
- Pearl Bailey

There are times I can't even figure myself out.
- Aaliyah

A Crow is known wherever he is met by his beautiful white dress,
and his tall and elegant figure; the greater part of
the men being six feet high.
- George Catlin

If you give a hacker a new toy, the first thing he'll
do is take it apart to figure out how it works.
- Jamie Zawinski

Last year, I made a refrigerator in my basement.
And I needed to because I needed to figure how -
you know there is no such thing as "cold."
There is only less heat.
- Alton Brown

And so figure skating was a great vehicle for me to
kind of be competitive at something,
without having to be big.
- Scott Hamilton

I'm the most insecure guy in Hollywood.
If you had it good all your life, you figure it can't ever get bad,
but when you had it bad, you wonder how long a thing like this will last.
- Alan Ladd

The man who has allowed his body to deteriorate cuts a pitiful figure -
chest collapsed,
stomach protruding.
- Gene Tunney

It's a hard process to navigate...
to figure out where your kid ought to go to college.
- Margaret Spellings

The figure is still the only thing I have faith in
in terms of how much emotion it's charged with and
how much subject matter is there.
- Jim Dine

We all have fertile creative periods and times when
we can't figure out how we ever did it.
- Cynthia Weil

The practice mirror is to be used for the correction of faults,
not for a love affair, and the figure you watch should
not become your dearest friend.
- Agnes de Mille

And I think it's safe to say that the single very impressive
figure to me was Merle Haggard.
- Warren Zevon

It is absolutely my conviction, that Walter Salles
will figure among the great directors of our time.
- Arthur Cohn

My first figure was a SLAYER eagle.
And the dragons and the tribals are all I have got.
- Kerry King

It was hard to figure out what were the good causes,
the bad causes, even the good politics and the bad politics.
So we started taking requests and figuring it out.
- Jeff Ament

You can figure out who you were by which movies you loved when.
- Mary Schmich

I figure the faster I pedal, the faster I can retire.
- Lance Armstrong

I've heard all kinds of crazy rumors about myself.
I've even heard that I'm pregnant!
I've become real good about laughing things off -
I figure I'd better get used to it.
- Carrie Underwood

I am just fascinated by this reassurance from a menacing figure.
It is rather frightening.
- Rory Bremner

Obstacles don't have to stop you.
If you run into a wall, don't turn around and give up.
Figure out how to climb it, go through it,
or work around it.
- Michael Jordan

The ideal situation would be to bypass all of the drama
and mayhem and just get the music right to the people.
I'm confident that we'll eventually figure it out.
- Debbie Gibson

A homely face and no figure have aided many women heavenward.
- Minna Antrim

But reason always cuts a poor figure beside sentiment;
the one being essentially restricted,
like everything that is positive, while the other is infinite.
- Honore de Balzac

Basically, we are a whole world of people desperately
trying to figure out what is the dark side of our natures
and how much can we explore without becoming something else.
- William Petersen

If the education and studies of children were suited
to their inclinations and capacities,
many would be made useful members of society that otherwise
would make no figure in it.
- Samuel Richardson

Marketers are out there trying to figure out how to
get your money out of your child.
- Maggie Gallagher

Emerson was the chief figure in the American transcendental movement,
a fact that complicates all accounts of him in literary or cultural history.
- Howard Mumford Jones

I think everyone is trying to figure out who they are and their own thing.
- Joshua Homme

Everybody is sitting around saying, 'Well,
jeez, we need somebody to solve this problem of bias.'
That somebody is us.
We all have to try to figure out a better way to get along.
- Wilma Mankiller

I don't think Hamlet is mad, nor is he predisposed
to be a gloomy or tragic figure.
- Kenneth Branagh


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