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My favourite poem is the one that starts 'Thirty days hath September' because it actually tells you something.
If you take my stuff apart, you'll find my choruses of repetitions are picked up almost verbatim from Kurt Vonnegut, and my distanced fracture quality is all from Amy Hempel, who's probably my favourite writer.
Barcelona are my favourite team in Spain, let's put it that way.
'Bombing Afghanistan back into the Stone Age' was quite a favourite headline for some wobbly liberals. The slogan does all the work. But an instant's thought shows that Afghanistan is being, if anything, bombed out of the Stone Age.
Vanity is my favourite sin.
My favourite president, and the one I admired most, was Harry Truman.
Tiramisu is my favourite.
My favourite sport is cheerleading!
Trying to impress my mother with words was one of my favourite pursuits.
I pick my favourite quotations and store them in my mind as ready armour, offensive or defensive, amid the struggle of this turbulent existence.
I love getting consumer reports. I think it's one of my favourite things, studying what people have to say about the product and then trying to make it better.
I don't spend a lot of my time in the locker room. That's my least favourite place in the world.
When I go, God's going to have to give up his favourite chair.
As a teenager, my favourite rejection was, 'She looks too healthy,' which of course translates as, 'She needs to lose weight.'
Foreign languages are another favourite topic, and as these men are bilingual they have a fair notion of what it means to speak and think in many different idioms.
John Millington Synge
My favourite thing is to go where I've never been.
Change is one of my favourite words.
I have no philosophy, my favourite thing is sitting in the studio.
Almost all novels are improved by cutting from the top. On their first pages, authors parade those favourite effects which disgust the impartial reader.
When I was a child I devoured every book I could get my hands on. I loved losing myself in colourful and dramatic stories - and my absolute favourite was 'Charlie And The Chocolate Factory.' Everything about it electrified me, and when I re-read Roald Dahl's books as an adult it surprised me.
I love pink - pink's my favourite. I hardly ever - weirdly - wear it, but I love the colour pink.
My favourite people to follow on Twitter are... my fans. They make me laugh so much and keep me smiling.
We also have favourite place in France, called Charlot Premier in Nice, which does excellent oysters.
Blakes Hotel in South Kensington was a particular favourite of mine during what I affectionately think of as my Restless Years.
If we're gonna progress as a people we are going to realise that, as one of my favourite poets says, the other is a lie. There are no other people. Race is a social construct.
Brits and Americans have hundreds of different phrases for the same thing. Luckily, it's usually a source of amusement rather than frustration. A flashlight by any other name is still a torch. My personal favourite is 'fairy lights,' which we boringly refer to as 'Christmas lights.'
The people of Cleveland hate soccer. But it's my favourite thing and I follow the U.S. men's national team around when they play whenever I can.
Whenever I'm asked who my favourite co-star is, I always hesitate in giving an answer.
I enjoy the preparatory elements of travel - packing my bags and choosing my outfits - but my favourite part is getting there.
I try not to have actors in mind when I write because the tendency then is to be influenced by either their last performance or your favourite of their performances.
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