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Stupidity has a knack of getting its way.
The knack of flying is learning how to throw yourself at the ground and miss.
I obviously have a knack for getting on paper what a lot of people have thought and didn't realize they thought. And they say, 'Hey, yeah!' And they like that.
Humans have a knack for choosing precisely the things that are worst for them.
J. K. Rowling
Common sense is the knack of seeing things as they are, and doing things as they ought to be done.
I have the knack of easing scruples.
Some people have a knack of putting upon you gifts of no real value, to engage you to substantial gratitude. We thank them for nothing.
Some teachers just have a knack for working with autistic children. Other teachers do not have it.
Writers have to have a knack for listening. I need to be able to hear what is being said to me by the voices I create.
I've always had that knack for staying pretty even keel and the more the situation gets tense the more I see things clearly and I think that's just a knack that I've always had.
I did have a knack for playing weirdos. There's still sort of this perception of me out there as being this crazy guy.
School, I never truly got the knack of. I could never focus on things I didn't want to learn.
I don't actually have a lot of discipline. I've worked hard at music. But I feel like you know, I felt like kind of natural at it. I always had a knack for it.
I've been told by the prosecutors and by my own attorneys I should go to law school. I guess I have a knack for it.
I love Cate Blanchett. She's extremely classy and has this knack for taking on roles and being very, very strong, but also embedding vulnerability. She has this relatable quality. I like the path she chose.
Working on 'Drive', a lot of fun. This is Tim Minear whom I've worked with before on 'Firefly' of course. He called me up and said, 'I've got a part for you that you will love,' and I love Tim's writing. I love his stories. I love his characters, his dialogue. He has a knack for reveals and he has a knack for moments.
My dad's a scratch golfer and I've got the knack of seeing something and then replicating it. I saw my dad swing a club and I worked out how to do the same thing. My backswing and follow-through have been basically the same since I was two.
Technology is the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
Comedy is just to me, maybe it's a natural knack, if I can see where the joke is in the writing and I can see where the setup is and I can tell this is the way to make it.
You know, I've always said, I've never felt I was a particularly good singer, but I've always thought I had a great knack for picking hit songs.
Technology... the knack of so arranging the world that we don't have to experience it.
The greatest manager has a knack for making ballplayers think they are better than they think they are.
You know, every country needs another country to mock, and Australians seem to be pretty good at impersonating American people. Maybe it's because all the movies and music and TV you see there is from America, so we just have the knack for it.
I seem to have a knack for picking movies that go on to be cult favorites.
I left school at 16 but I wish I'd gone to university - I think I would have studied English literature. I had a knack for that. But I don't think you have the kind of wisdom at 16 to make that decision.
I took two fiction-writing courses in college and majored in literature. I felt that I had a knack though I wouldn't go so far as to call it a talent. But it scared me. I felt it was a childish thing wanting to write and that I would forget about it eventually.
The ancient Greeks have a knack of wrapping truths in myths.
They are deceptively simple. I admit that. But for me, all my life I try to simplify things. As a child in school, things were very hard for me to understand often, and I developed a knack, I think. I developed a process to simplify things so I would understand them.
I don't think anyone enjoys raising money, but for some reason I seem to have a knack.
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