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Fascinating Quotes by Werner Herzog, Barry Goldwater, Clive Thompson, Ann Rule, Michelle Moran, Raashi Khanna and many others.

I’m not a citizen of America, I cannot vote. But it is fascinating because there’s a new kind of protagonist out there that we didn’t expect. By the way, I’m not in any panic at all.
Werner Herzog
Well, once you’ve been in the Canyon and once you’ve sort of fallen in love with it, it never ends…it’s always been a fascinating place to me, in fact I’ve often said that if I ever had a mistress it would be the Grand Canyon.
Barry Goldwater
When you broadcast your book reading voluntarily, it creates moments of fascinating serendipity.
Clive Thompson
For a while, people couldn’t understand why I’d find them so fascinating, but I’d rather go to a trial than to a Broadway play. Now that we have Court TV, they see what I mean.
Ann Rule
Sometimes, it is not the kings and queen who make for the most fascinating history but the shadowy souls who happen to be in the right place at the right time.
Michelle Moran
Coming from the Malayalam sets, when I went to Telugu, people told me that I wasn’t acting and that it felt dead. It was very subtle in Malayalam, while it is slightly dramatic in Telugu. It is quite fascinating to understand what each industry expects of you and work according to that.
Raashi Khanna
The world is too fascinating to limit yourself to one path or one sort of people.
Melissa Marr
I love meeting people who have absolutely no sense of irony. It’s really fascinating to imagine what it would be like to go through life without understanding even the most basic of ironies.
Daniel Handler
Keith Lee is one of the most fascinating, exciting people alive. The guy is the size of Dusty Rhodes, moves like a luchador and has charisma.
Paul Walter Hauser
We can ask ourselves why we invent God, and then, ten minutes later, we invent Satan – why? Because we need him; there’s something fascinating about the other side of the coin.
Mads Mikkelsen
For me, actually, being a bishop in a bishopric where there’s an academic tradition gives me this fascinating, challenging, but open invitation to say, “We want you to be a scholar. We want you to go on doing this. But do it as a bishop!”
N. T. Wright
Just two days in Manhattan and you find yourself looking for a place to wash your handkerchief after you wipe your forehead and it comes away black. Is there a dirtier or more fascinating city anywhere in the land? The answer to both parts of the question has to be positively negative.
Herb Caen
If you really take a step back and observe people who are considered super-normal and watch them a bit, you’ll realize that they’re actually completely out of their minds! Most people are really nuts, and that’s fascinating.
Johnny Depp
There are few young women in existence who have not the power of fascinating, if they choose to exert it.
Benjamin Disraeli
The world is an infinitely fascinating, tragic and humorous place.
Mike Figgis
Sharks are really serious animals. They’ve been around longer than dinosaurs. They’re basically prehistoric killing machines, and that’s terrifying and fascinating, at the same time.
Sara Paxton
I watched all these movies like ‘King Kong’ and ‘Godzilla’ when I was growing up, and the fact that dinosaurs actually lived on this earth, the fact that they are not fake, made them very fascinating.
Brian Tee
You learn eventually that, while there are no villains, there are no heroes either. And until you make the final discovery that there are only human beings, who are therefore all the more fascinating, you are liable to miss something.
Paul Gallico
I’m always interested in very, very futuristic music and bridging the gap between the physicality of organic guitar music and trying to translate that into something electronic is really fascinating.
Justin Broadrick
I’m always fascinated when people really fervently believe, because I have such a hard time believing anything. When people have real faith in something, it’s fascinating to me. And the fact that so many people, in surveys, so many people say they do. It kind of blows my mind.
Conor Oberst
When you’re used to seeing someone being coldly efficient on court and suddenly they go on stage and into your world – it’s fascinating.
Adrian Smith
I really just sat down to write. I mean, I did what most writers do when something happens that’s overwhelming, fascinating, moving, all of that.
Patti Davis
One’s fetishes are fascinating, but not because of their beauty or significance. The same could be said for one’s genitals, or one’s children.
Mason Cooley
Surrounded by high-paid publicity people and professional ego massagers, movie stars, like politicians, almost invariably come to believe that they are nicer, more charming, and more beloved than they appear to be to a casual observer, and that their stories about their careers are universally fascinating.
Michael Korda
Gossip can be entertaining: occasionally, I’ve heard the most fascinating things about myself I never knew.
Vanna Bonta
I was very much in my room with my marionette stage, you know, creating these incredibly boring things that I felt were so fascinating, and forcing my relatives to come, and charging money for them to see my little productions.
Bob Balaban
‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ isn’t a great movie because Audrey Hepburn is brilliant and everyone else isn’t. It’s a great movie because everybody is fascinating, and she is at the center of it being amazing.
Campbell Scott
It may come as a surprise but I also really started to get into history while I was at school. I found the projects about World War Two fascinating – perhaps when I get the time again, I could pick up where I left off.
Rory McIlroy
Unlike many other places, Hilo is more fascinating on closer acquaintance – so fascinating that it is hard to write about it in plain prose.
Isabella Bird
I have grown up reading Marvel Comics and Marvel movies with their intricately woven storylines. It is fascinating to see how Marvel has created characters and stories that resonate so well with audiences across the globe, making movies at a scale that one had never before imagined.
Rana Daggubati
For someone who’s had the level of success I’ve had, there’s been very little critical review of my work, which is pretty fascinating.
Billy Corgan
I reread Mesrine’s book every year because the way the story is told is fascinating. Today, we don’t have gangsters like Mesrine – he had humor.
Thomas Langmann
Being good in business is the most fascinating kind of art
Andy Warhol
You don’t have to be a Fundamentalist Christian to be interested in the Bible. It’s really a fascinating mythology.
Robert Crumb
I think denial’s fascinating. It’s a jokey word, but it really happens, and sometimes in enormous ways.
Marian Keyes
It’s an interesting job, it’s a fascinating job, I can’t imagine anything that would have given me more satisfaction, and not everything I did was awful, but it was just writing another story in a world that’s full of stories.
Dennis O’Neil
Why the hell wouldn’t you want to be one of the fabulous people, the life enhancers, who look interesting andВ smell luscious and who dare to be gorgeously more fascinating than their neighbors?
Simon Doonan
‘Revolutionary Road’ is a fascinating study of the human condition of a fragmenting marriage and the torment that these two people put themselves through in their efforts to try and find happiness and try and stay together, actually.
Kate Winslet
When you start off acting, it does seem very romantic, and the make-believe part of it all seems very exciting. It’s only later that you begin to realize how fascinating the work is – that it’s a bottomless pit, and you never get to the end of it.
Sada Thompson
You have to be proactive about your destiny and then realize that the other half of it is completely out of your control. I think it’s fascinating.
Eric Bana
A good actor is somebody who can be truthful and fascinating and interesting and enlightening.
Bruce Davison
In a consumer society, people wallow in things, fascinating, enjoyable things. If you define your value by the things you acquire and surround yourself with, being excluded is humiliating.
Zygmunt Bauman
I think that’s the fascinating thing about the ’70s is that it turns out it was quite a dark decade. But, like, who knew?
Boy George
I’ve always had a thing for old movies, old Hollywood. I’ve always just loved watching Marilyn Monroe and Greta Garbo. In all of those old movies from the ’40s and ’50s, women put themselves together so well, with a little bit of drama and elegance. That was fascinating to me growing up.
Tabatha Coffey
He found it both sad and fascinating that only through an artificial universe of video images could she establish contact with the real world.
Arthur C. Clarke
I liked business. I found it fascinating.
Aneel Bhusri
When you make a mistake, throw your hands in the air and say “How fascinating!”
Benjamin Zander
I’ve always felt, as a writer, that radicals are fascinating because they’re relations, they have a place in the American family. They’re the relatives everyone wishes would go away. They’re the embarrassments to decorum and good taste.
E. L. Doctorow
But phony, Hemingway was not, and poseur he was not. He did not shoot lions and leopards because he was searching for the answer to life. He shot lions and leopards because he bloody well liked to hunt and shoot, and killing was the best punctuation mark at the end of the intricate and fascinating process of hunting.
Robert Ruark
There is no more fascinating subject in which a person may become occupied than an examination into the history of his ancestry.
Archibald F. Bennett
I would love to get Chief Justice John Roberts for an interview. I think that would be fascinating, I think that Supreme Court nominees should do more interviews.
Ari Melber
Because I am fascinated by people and what makes them behave the way they do. I think it is one of the most fascinating things in the world.
Penny Junor
Helen Mirren is, I think, one of the fascinating actresses. Period. She captivates people and has tremendous power and charisma because she has never cashed in on being an exquisite beauty, even though I think she is. I can’t say I’m anything like her, but I hope something similar will happen with me.
Holly Hunter
You see one scene shot 25 times in one day, which is totally fascinating, but while you’re watching it, you’re remembering, ‘This is what I was thinking when I was writing that part of the book,’ and so it brings it all back very gradually as you’re working.
Diana Gabaldon
Beastly of him to die before you realized he might be fascinating.
Tasha Alexander
‘Constitutional’ is an unashamedly educational podcast from the ‘Washington Post.’ Sub-titled ‘a podcast about the story of America,’ it’s presented by Lillian Cunningham, who engages scholars to explain the fascinating story of how a nation is designed from scratch.
David Hepworth
Tennis is a battle of the minds, just as much as it is a battle of playing ability. Trying to expose your opponent’s weaknesses is one of the most vital and fascinating facets of tennis.
Sue Barker
I think that Mary Baker Eddy was a fascinating character in American religious history.
Caroline Fraser
In 1989, my father died after a prolonged struggle with Alzheimer’s disease. All four of his siblings followed him into the shadow lands of that fascinating, maddening affliction.
Charlie Pierce
I entered economics because of a course I took on ‘information economics,’ which I found fascinating.
Eric Maskin
I write to satisfy the story or poem or piece of fascinating research that speaks to me. To rub a sore, to resonate with joy, to answer a question no one else has satisfactorily answered for me.
Jane Yolen
Joy and sorrow in this world pass into each other, mingling their forms and their murmurs in the twilight of life as mysterious as an overshadowed ocean, while the dazzling brightness of supreme hopes lies far off, fascinating and still, on the distant edge of the horizon
Joseph Conrad
Genghis Khan was a fascinating man and way ahead of his time.
Ian Botham
It must have been fascinating for Bono to have Johnny Cash do a cover of his song, and hear how he translates the words that he has used. And it would be fascinating to see a great director do his take on my work.
Daniel Espinosa
The dog collar is fascinating to people, when it doesn’t repel. I’ve got used to being shouted at in the street.
Richard Coles
Reality television, which turned its eye on people who were doing nothing but being themselves, was the perfect expression of this trend [of narcissism]. Let’s look at ourselves, it said. Aren’t we fascinating?
Alexander McCall Smith
The thing that was fascinating and frustrating about Pac was that he clearly knew better than to go down the gangster road that he went down. Pac knew – and he was right – that thug energy could be redirected into fearless positivity.
Cheo Hodari Coker
Making movies is not rocket science. It’s about relationships and communication and strangers coming together to see if they can get along harmoniously, productively, and creatively. That’s a challenge. When it works, it’s fantastic and will lift you up. When it doesn’t work, it’s almost just as fascinating.
Julia Roberts
Living in England is fascinating: I discover a new world every day.
Roberto Mancini
I went around Coimbatore quite often while I was shooting for Velayudham. It’s a fascinating place with a lot of energy.
Hansika Motwani
Fascinating, often hilarious, always devastatingly truthful, The Inconvenient Indian is destined to become a classic of historical narrative. For those who wish to better understand Native peoples, it is a must read. For those who don’t wish to understand, it is even more so.
Joseph Boyden
Zoology has always been interesting to me. Nature is fascinating.
Nicolas Cage
People are the most fascinating mysteries I’ve ever read.
Tori Amos
I study religion because I find it fascinating and problematic. But I struggle with the idea of what religion is, what being religious means. A lot of people assume that if you write about early Christianity, you must be some kind of Sunday-school teacher.
Elaine Pagels
It is not easy to be a pioneer but oh, it is fascinating! I would not trade one moment, even the worst moment, for all the riches in the world.
Elizabeth Blackwell
It is always interesting being on films sets – I have done it before with other actor friends – and I just find it fascinating. I just love that collaborative film family that develops around a project.
Robyn Davidson
The wettest, weirdest environment is human interaction. Whatever we build gets misunderstood, corroded and chronic, and it happens quickly and in unpredictable ways. That’s one reason why the web is so fascinating-it’s a collision between the analytic world of code and wet world of people.
Seth Godin
Singing is not about timbres or category labels, singing is about fascinating acoustical properties like the colors of the human voice which derive from thought and emotion.
Thomas Hampson
All of us are richer and more fascinating and more complex than we can ever know.
Augusten Burroughs
There’s so many different people that I’m fascinated by. Different kinds of characters that I meet in, like, everyday life, that I’m like, ‘I don’t know how you exist. Like, you’re so fascinating.’
Tatiana Maslany
That’s one of the best things about my job. I’ve had the opportunity to really talk to and meet some really fascinating, weird people.
Stormy Daniels
The reason we love nature is because it’s fascinating and we love all the creatures, but if you watch any nature film, there’s always a lesson: “the creatures are all dying and life sucks.” The same is true of literature.
T.C. Boyle
When I hosted ‘Win, Lose or Draw,’ it was always fascinating to me that no one knew where anything was when they had to draw a destination.
Vicki Lawrence
My job is to take out the negativity from a positive guy and take out the positivity from a negative guy. I don’t play positive or negative roles. This is what I find fascinating about acting.
Manoj Bajpayee
In Science, it is when we take some interest in the great discoverers and their lives that it becomes endurable, and only when we begin to trace the development of ideas that it becomes fascinating.
James Clerk Maxwell
War is a horribly fascinating thing.
Robert Sherrod
I think that the boy-woman is a very strong image and a lot of fascinating women are like that: Gala [DalГ­].
Sonia Rykiel
The most fascinating person I have met so far is indeed Mr. Hugh Hefner. An incredible man!
Katie Price
All of a sudden we were going on school trips, seeing these amazing plays by the likes of Samuel Beckett. My whole world went from ‘This is really fun’ to ‘This is fascinating to me’.
Josh O’Connor
The aging process is fascinating because it doesn’t disturb me, because this is what it is supposed to be like. But I’ll tell you what does – it’s the lack of strength – you can’t hold up suitcases and do it yourself. Loss of physical strength.
Anita Roddick
It is fascinating to me that when the lists of the great writers are trotted out year after year, you often find lists without a single woman mentioned.
Siri Hustvedt
I’m older and wiser. So and now having segued into filmmaking I’m looking at [Ridley Scott ] and what he does in an entirely different way and I have respect for what he does and how he composes shots. So that was what was completely fascinating.
Denzel Washington
My mother is a fascinating person.
Lori Lightfoot
I know you’re supposed to set goals for yourself. I see all that motivational stuff on television. Think about the future, what’s next! But I’m all into the journey. It’s fascinating to me. So if I make certain what I want moment to moment, I’m cool at the crossroads.
Cassandra Wilson
I’m a big fan of parrots – I think they’re fascinating creatures. Many of them live for longer than us humans and it’s interesting to me the way they learn to mimic human voices even though they don’t really comprehend what they’re saying.
Derren Brown
I don’t eat white breads, and I’m off dairy due to an allergic reaction and because of what it does to the body. I’ve learnt a lot about different foods and how the body breaks it down and what happens when we eliminate or incorporate certain foods, and it’s pretty fascinating!
Nargis Fakhri
I’m just so used to music videos or live TV, so to really see something that’s scripted and you have to do it over and over again to get every angle – it’s fascinating to me. I would love to do a little acting.
Maren Morris
I would like to invest more of my brain space in understanding the history of my city, because whenever I learn about the history of Detroit, it’s always so fascinating, from a little kind of beaver-trading post to the place where automobiles were manufactured.
Keegan-Michael Key
What becomes fascinating is the way the culture industry doesn’t deny it and doesn’t try to mitigate it, but tries to sell its products as a way of liberating oneself.
Thomas Frank
I definitely fell in love with Dracula when I was 13. I found it so fascinating and so dark and romantic.
Sara Canning
Going after the unknown is always fascinating, I think. It becomes part of your life, this desire to know.
Mark Oliphant
The Christian kids’ movies are fun because so many of them are made with low production value, but they’re still trying to appeal to a broad audience like a Sesame Street or something. It’s always fascinating to see how hidden or obvious they want to make their message. Also, the acting in them can be pretty fun.
Kyle Mooney
I would like to see more of the making of just regular television shows. Like the casting process. I think it’s so fascinating to watch the actors come in and see how they discuss everybody afterwards. It’s a crazy world that has no rhyme or reason.
Shiri Appleby
The mind of a little child is fascinating, for it looks on old things with new eyes-but at about twelve this changes. The adolescent offers nothing, can do nothing, say nothing that the adult cannot do better.
F. Scott Fitzgerald
In socialism, everything is supposed to be equal. And yet, it’s always fascinating how the elite government bureaucrats (in socialist places like Venezuela, Cuba and Argentina) are the ones that wind up with all the money.
Trish Regan
Neuroscience is by far the most exciting branch of science because the brain is the most fascinating object in the universe. Every human brain is different – the brain makes each human unique and defines who he or she is.
Stanley B. Prusiner
I think the fascinating – several different pieces of the [Donald] Trump psyche revealed by what happened today and one of them is this decision not to hold more fundraisers.
Michelle Goldberg
The natures of men and women are very mixed and for me the most fascinating type of woman is the one who is a little masculine, has a little of the man in her, and the sort of man who is fabulous is the one who is a little woman too. It’s impossible not to mix them!
Sonia Rykiel
It’s fascinating to see how far people go to spoil their pets… It’s beautiful and heartwarming. Some of it is really silly, but I think it’s fantastic.
Beth Ostrosky Stern
My youngest sister belonged to a group called the Twelve Tribes for many years. She recently left, with her husband and four children. Talking to her about her experiences in the group is fascinating, moving, and enlightening.
Kate Christensen
A girl should never disguise the fact that she’s a girl. It’s a lot easier to convince a man that you’re a fascinating female if you look the part.
Pat Boone
An enormous amount of ingenuity and creativity goes into commercials, and they can be fascinating if you pay attention.
Gretchen Rubin
If you explore beneath shyness or party chit-chat, you can sometimes turn a dull exchange into an intriguing one. I’ve found this to be particularly true in the case of professors or intellectuals, who are full of fascinating information, but need encouragement before they’ll divulge it.
Joyce Carol Oates
You can get so caught up in learning all about reincarnation, you can get so caught up in learning about structures, fascinating though they may be, that you’re not free; you’re just studying a different textbook.
Frederick Lenz
I love to design for women, it’s really open and very free. I always think of my friends. I think of both fictitious characters, real people from the past and the present. I am not a woman, but I find women so beautiful and so fascinating.
Marc Jacobs
There is even – as with no other game – a fascinating detective literature, a wry commentary on the human comedy, implicit in the book of rules.
Alistair Cooke
The film medium is some sort of magic. I think also it’s a magic that every frame comes and stands still for a fraction of a second and then it darkens. A half part of the time when you see a picture you sit in complete darkness. Isn’t that fascinating? That is magic.
Ingmar Bergman
Criticism does not disturb me, for I am my own severest critic. Always in my playing I strive to surpass myself, and it is this constant struggle that makes music fascinating to me.
Jascha Heifetz
There’s something fascinating about record collector minds, hoards of quotes shared and dealt like cards, lines traded, images bought.
Lynne Ramsay
I sensed that Confucius is an interesting character. This is someone who lived over 2,500 years ago and is still speaking to us. That people are still reading and repeating what he said so long ago is something I find quite fascinating.
Russell Freedman
There’s a story behind every old ballad or work song or nonsense song that I ever knew. Sometimes it’s a fascinating story. A story of people struggling for freedom, struggling to get along in this old world.
Pete Seeger
To me, part of the fascinating profession of acting is to participate in all these strange situations, to try to understand all these interesting characters, fictitious or real, their human nature… It’s extraordinarily fascinating.
Max von Sydow
He is dark and quiet and completely different from me, which is exactly why I should put distance between us. But it is also the reason I find him so fascinating.
Jodi Picoult
I had to weave and play around with a honey bear, you know, and I could wrestle with him a little bit, but there’s no way you can even wrestle a honey bear, let alone a grizzly bear that’s standing ten feet to eleven feet tall! Can you imagine? But it was fascinating to work that close to that kind of animal.
Leslie Nielsen
Using the Internet as as vehicle to work with people is fascinating. It’s sort of a Pandora’s box of energy for me.
Jon Anderson
Take a brilliant, creative social scientist, without any respect for conventional wisdom and you get Ellen Langer. She is a fantastic storyteller, and Counterclockwise is a fascinating story about the unexpected ways in which our minds and bodies are connected.
Dan Ariely
How often have we seen politicians take a principle position only to give it up three days later? That is what makes democracy so fascinating.
Colin Powell
The idea of overcoming is always fascinating to me. It’s fascinating because few of us realize how much energy we have expended just to be here today. I don’t think we give ourselves enough credit for the overcoming.
Maya Angelou
NASA is an utterly fascinating place, and the fact that the buildings look so anonymous almost makes it more fascinating. You walk by a generic office-park-looking building, and you have no idea what’s going on inside.
Ulrik Ottinger was the most real and experimental of all the German New Wave directors. She was probably the most out-there, too. She’s a fascinating artist in that world.
Richard Linklater
I find religion and spirituality fascinating. I would like to believe this isn’t the end and there’s something more, but I can’t convince the rational part of me that that makes any sense whatsoever.
George R. R. Martin
I’m okay with the path that I’m on, but it’s fascinating to think, ‘I could’ve been a gay guy in Key West. I could be working at an insurance company in Lansing. But somehow, this is what’s happening.’
Josh Malerman
We all know a variety of ways to make a living. What’s even more fascinating is figuring out ways to make a fortune.
Jim Rohn
My father always used to say to me, it doesn’t matter what the profession is, but if they’re the best in their field, it will always be fascinating to watch.
Nicolas Cage
[Stanley] Kubrick was a fascinating, larger than life guy who had been a friend for many years prior to our working together on that film. I found the best part of working with him to be the long conversations we had between set-ups.
Sydney Pollack
History is just fascinating. I love it.
Gregg Wallace
It’s fascinating to see actors who do voiceovers every day.
Karine Vanasse
Why are we even here [on earth], what’s our human nature? It’s precipitating a real philosophical crisis that I find quite fascinating.
Douglas Coupland
We should take comfort in two conjoined features of nature: first, that our world is incredibly strange and therefore supremely fascinating, second, that however bizarre and arcane our world might be, nature remains potentially comprehensible to the human mind.
Stephen Jay Gould
The world is vast, beautiful, and fascinating, even awe-inspiring – but impersonal. It demands nothing of me, and allows me to demand nothing of it.
Herbert A. Simon
Geisha because when I was living in Japan, I met a fellow whose mother was a geisha, and I thought that was kind of fascinating and ended up reading about the subject just about the same time I was getting interested in writing fiction.
Arthur Golden
A mutation can create an alternative form of a phenomenon – a phenotype or trait – and we can learn a lot by seeing this alternative state. Once I saw a mouse with no eyelids. It simply had a membrane over the eyes. I found it fascinating that there is a single gene required for eyelids to develop.
Bruce Beutler
Dramas about addiction can be exciting to watch. And then dispiriting. Exciting because degradation is fascinating to follow from the relative safety and smugness of an ‘appropriate’ life, and dispiriting because if all that sad mayhem can happen to this or that character, what’s to keep it from happening to me or you?
Hilton Als
I think it’s fascinating that clothes can drastically transform someone’s mood or the way they feel about their appearance.
Dasha Zhukova
I’m a staunch believer that we are in an earth cycle. There’s no question the planet is changing, and the fact that the Mayans had an end date and their history talks of change, I find that fascinating.
George Noory
We all fantasize about work that uses our creativity, is self-directed, happens during the hours we choose, and occurs in an attractively lit setting with fascinating people – you know, jobs like women have on TV.
Sandra Tsing Loh
Jane Austen writes about these humdrum lives with such empathy that they seem endlessly fascinating
Mark Haddon
Arthur Young’s Reflexive Universe – fascinating but too schematic to fit into my scheme. The most I could hope for was a sense of the vocabulary and some possible images.
James Merrill
The responses that environmentalists evoke – fear, anxiety, numbness, despair – are not helpful, even if they are understandable. It should be fascinating, even enthralling, to be in the milieu of environmental change.
Paul Hawken
what a fascinating mix a hospital can be of people in a huge hurry and people too slow to get out of their way.
Josh Bazell
… I think Finance is the one that everybody aspires to, who’s serious in politics, because that’s where the real decisions are taken and I think it’s a fascinating portfolio.
Lucinda Creighton
Terry Pratchett
I would love to do a Black Widow movie. That’s perfect, I would love to do that. That character is really interesting: she doesn’t have any superpowers; she just has extraordinary skills, and the world that she comes from, being this ex-K.G.B. assassin, I find that really fascinating, yeah.
Neil Marshall
The game of chess is the most fascinating and intellectual pastime which the wisdom of antiquity has bequeathed to us.
Howard Staunton
I was always a computer kid, and I grew up with the Internet and always found it fascinating.
Robin Sloan
Chicanos and running water are endlessly fascinating. I can watch them all day.
Cheech Marin
Supreme Court arguments and decisions are fascinating to a few of us and really pretty boring to most.
Dan Abrams
Babies are endlessly fascinating to look at and I’m obsessed about their complete and utter lack of guile.
Minnie Driver
‘Psycho’ is fascinating philosophically, because the point of ‘Psycho’ is that everything that’s bad happens because of love.
Penn Jillette
For fitness, I’ve just bought a watch which keeps a track of how many calories I burn, what’s my heart rate, which is very fascinating.
Yami Gautam
Human beings are fascinating with religion and stories about not dying. Or dying and being brought back to life. I think it’s just part of our make up.
Martin Landau
Life is miraculous, even when it’s disastrous, it’s still incredible, I’m fascinated with everything, life is fascinating, I’m fascinated by trees and dogs, but no one wants to hear me talk about it.
Chris Martin
There are no fascinating people, only their works are fascinating.
Ned Rorem
As an arts journalist in London, working mainly for the BBC, I interviewed hundreds if not thousands of authors. From them I gleaned a great deal of passing instruction in writing and I observed one fascinating detail: no two writers approach their work – physically – in the same way.
Frank Delaney
Well, everybody does something, some people race cars, others collect stamps, I find tai chi to be philosophically, aesthetically, physically and spiritually fascinating.
Lou Reed
The fascinating thing, is not to show the source of light, but the effect of light.
Edgar Degas
Men need to be aware of the health of their bodies, as well – prostate cancer and breast cancer are almost on the same level. It’s fascinating to me that the correlation between the two is almost the same – people don’t talk about it so much, but they are almost equal in numbers.
Olivia Newton-John
I got nominated for a Tony in my Broadway debut, which was fascinating and thrilling and sort of unbelievable all at the same time.
Pablo Schreiber
I think that space exploration as a broad activity is the most important things that humans can do. I’ve always found it fascinating, interesting, compelling, and I have a drive to go out into space.
John M. Grunsfeld
Oh, I’m obsessed with the Kardashians. Not the way that I think a 13- or 14-year-old girl would be, but I find them fascinating. They are so rich. They are also, at the end of the day, women of color.
Jessica Williams
A stunning survey of the latest evidence for intelligent life on Mars. Mac Tonnies brings a thoughtful, balanced and highly accessible approach to one of the most fascinating enigmas of our time.
Herbie Brennan
Here’s the fascinating part, call it the golden shoulder: We have no idea in advance who the great contributors are going to be. We know that there’s a huge cohort of people struggling outside the boundaries of the curated, selected few, but we don’t know who they are.
Seth Godin
A piano in the house, when I came home from school and was able to play all these different notes with all theses different sounds, I really found that fascinating.
Ella Henderson
I think we’re on a journey….It was very easy to write about my past in my book, but writing about the present is all a new chapter. I hope that people find this journey fascinating, informative and educational.
Donna Karan
I find it fascinating the things that capture people’s imagination.
Killian Scott
Ann Sjoerdsma has successfully blended the fascinating story of her illustrious father’s scientific achievements [in wide-ranging] drug research, with an enjoyable historic account of the astounding progress of biomedical science during the second half of the 20th century.
Arvid Carlsson
I want to see craggy old faces on the telly. I find them infinitely more fascinating than pretty young ones.
Rachael Stirling
I was in the Marine Corps in 1971. The idea ‘Where does authority come from?’ is fascinating to me. And also, the idea of a chaplain is fascinating to me because it’s a man of the cloth in uniform, and it’s the uniform of a killing machine. Back when I was in the Corps, when I saw that, I was amazed by it.
John Patrick Shanley
It’s fascinating to work with a company of actors of such different ages, experience and talents. I’m one of a generation brought up on television whose acting is more ‘naturalistic’, whereas with some of the older generation it’s more heightened. But I think there’s room for both styles.
David Oyelowo
He’s [Jesus] the most fascinating character in history, really – the character who’s made more difference to the world than anyone since him. I daresay that Muslims would say Muhammad was that character, but I think Jesus had a sort of 600-year start on him.
Philip Pullman
My own interest developed because I thought it was a fascinating subject and something I wanted to pursue.
Jack Kilby
Each couple’s version of intimacy is so fascinating to me. A friend will tell me about her marriage, and I’ll think, ‘Yikes, they have horrible communication! They’re going to get divorced!’ And then I’ll hear about them at another time and think, ‘Wow, they love each other so much!’
Miranda July
It’s the mix of the trivial and the great events that make up history. It’s the low things about high people that make it fascinating, and that’s why it would be a shame to exclude the trivial things. That mixing up is not just at the heart of history. It’s at the heart of how to live a great life.
Simon Sebag Montefiore
I’m not just interested in fascinating faces or trees. I want to bore in deeper.
Jamie Wyeth
I would love to hang out with Elvis Costello, to see what he’s up to because he seems so fascinating to me.
Patrick Stump
I was interested in the electric guitar even before I knew the difference between electric and acoustic. The electric guitar seemed to be a totally fascinating plank of wood with knobs and switches on it. I just had to have one.
Jeff Beck
I was fortunate to be part of a very successful show on CBS in 1986. I switched to NBC for eight years and through these experiences have gotten terrific insight into television; it’s a fascinating medium.
Will McDonough
I am so glad I was writing while on my last book tour, which was really meta, but I think a fascinating look inside the reality of what that whole madness is about.
Andy Cohen
Living together is an art. It’s a patient art, it’s a beautiful art, it’s fascinating.
Pope Francis
I’ve never been one of those actors who has touted myself as a fascinating human being. I had to decide early on whether I was to be an actor or a personality.
Robert De Niro
I’ve been writing big stories of history, but there are a lot of fascinating little stories.
H. W. Brands
The Deep South has a completely different history, both good and bad, that is fascinating for everybody. It makes people work together who usually don’t, and that sounds like a cliche in so many ways, but it actually happened… and it happened because of a beautiful idea.
Genevieve Gorder
‘Posh’ is not really political. I didn’t want to aim a brickbat at the system. Or to bash Old Etonians. It was always the class and privilege aspect of that world that I was most drawn to. There is something endlessly fascinating about imagining something you could never be involved in.
Laura Wade
As a child, I amused myself by making up stories. I’d lie in bed when I was supposed to be sleeping and imagine other lands where people were doing fascinating things. By fifth grade, I knew I wanted to be a writer, but it took several more decades to really find my way as an author.
Victoria Hanley
People read so much into what I do. It’s fascinating to me because some of it’s probably there, but I haven’t thought of it.
Paul Reubens
Open Secret boasts a nifty plot and, in Coroner Fortin, a fascinating protagonist who will likely be around for a long time. Deryn Collier is a talent to watch.
Giles Blunt
There’s a ton of stories that can come out of L.A. I actually think that even though I enjoy being in New York more, I think that L.A. is a really fascinating place.
Corey Stoll
It’s fascinating when you’re from another place, but you don’t speak the language.
Marcus Samuelsson
This was almost two hours of factual documentary. In our audience ratings, barely no one left the programme. The whole of his life is so fascinating and people kept watching for that reason.
Martin Bashir
Cold sober, I find myself absolutely fascinating.
Katharine Hepburn
The social dimension of the art world is fascinating to me, but I also want to entertain the reader, so I will let a character say something funny.
Rachel Kushner
History is made of empires, and the United States was by far and away the greatest, richest, and fairest empire that had every dominated the earth. Inevitably, it would fall. Empires always did. But we were lucky, you said. We got to participate in the most fascinating social experiment ever attempted.
Lionel Shriver
The idea that we evolved with these thoughts is actually very fascinating – to me.
Eric Idle
The human condition is endlessly fascinating to me, and the existential horrors of life are what drive our imaginations and theater in general.
Stephen Karam
Michio Kaku and Albert Einstein, they’re both so ahead of our time. It’s just fascinating to read about them, what their theories are on loopholes and everything else. It’s fascinating stuff.
Kellan Lutz
It is so fascinating that someone can commit their whole entire lifestyle to being such a fantastic woman when I’m such a bum about it.
Clouds are fascinating to paint because they are the only element in a landscape that possesses free movement.
John F. Carlson
A few words about Sarah Palin: She is one of the most fascinating women I have ever met. She crackles with energy like a live electrical wire and on first meeting gets about three inches from your face.
Mark McKinnon
Whats fascinating is that when you write a script, its almost a stream of consciousness. You have an idea that it means something, but youre not always sure what. Then when you get on the set, the actors teach you.
Gary Oldman
Dance music is no longer a simple Donna Summer beat. It’s become a whole language that I find fascinating and exciting. Eventually, it will lose the dance tag and join the fore of rock.
David Bowie
I’ve an irritating chuckle, I’ve a celebrated sneer,
I’ve an entertaining snigger, I’ve a fascinating leer;
To everybody’s prejudice I know a thing or two;
I can tell a woman’s age in half a minute–and I do
W. S. Gilbert
What tries to break us is endlessly fascinating to me. Joy is a whole different game to express.
Rachael Yamagata
I like that I’ve been through things, that when something happens, it resonates with something that already happened. It’s not that things like loss are more or less painful. But they’re deeper. I find that fascinating.
Annette Bening
That unpredictable game here in England, that makes it so fascinating for the fans, because you never know what will happen.
Pep Guardiola
The rise of Ben Carson is a fascinating case study in grassroots cultivation that’s resulted in strong support among evangelicals and women, reflected in the most robust small donor base in the 2016 race.
Margaret Hoover
A library is where you meet fascinating characters you never forget.
Judy Blume
He didn’t like religion, hadn’t liked it for years, but he adored churches, loved them like old scientific instruments whose time is long past but are nevertheless fascinating and strange.
Bruce Robinson
I find it fascinating to think about what the world is going to be like when people won’t talk anymore.
Beth Henley
I’m really excited by science and technology and the whole social media thing. I think it’s fascinating. But at the same time I’m wary of bureaucratic systems and managers.
Robert Del Naja
It was fascinating listening to this wonderful biologist, Sarah Allen Miller, speak of her relationship to these beings for 20 years.
Terry Tempest Williams
You cannot simplify human intelligence, emotion, and growth. To watch the frills and furbelows of a human psyche is fascinating.
Peter Graves
I could write historical fiction, or science fiction, or a mystery but since I find it fascinating to research the clues of some little know period and develop a story based on that, I will probably continue to do it.
Jean M. Auel
I remember visiting my grandmother Adele in Ponce Inlet, Florida, when I was three years old, and she had an IBM electric typewriter. I thought that this electric typewriter was about the most fascinating toy in the world – I liked the little bell and the sounds and the feel of the keys and especially the erase key.
Gabrielle Zevin
Trump is kind of fascinating. I wish he was only seen in black-and-white ’cause he’s like a character from the 1890s.
I’m one of those weird people that tends to not do the extras and listen to the commentaries and stuff on movies, although I do think they are fascinating and interesting – I’m just so worried that years later I wouldn’t remember anything!
Richard Thomas
Usefulness! It is not a fascinating word, and the quality is not one of which the aspiring spirit can dream o’ nights, yet on the stage it is the first thing to aim at.
Ellen Terry
I was a history major at Princeton University; I took exams in war and diplomacy, and I find those things very fascinating.
Dean Cain
‘Deity’ will be a compelling and exciting thriller with complex and interesting characters. A neo-realistic style to story and images will take the audience deep into Calcutta’s many different levels. A fascinating clash between American and Indian culture.
Niels Arden Oplev
I do find the sibling connection endlessly fascinating, as I do all family dynamics. I like how siblings seem to create their own parentless mini-civilization within a family, one that has its own laws, myths, language, humor, its own loyalties and treacheries.
Jandy Nelson
Someone else’s paper is fascinating until you buy it yourself. Then it loses its appeal, and you have to pass it on to someone else to reinvigorate it.
Julian Treasure
I like the sense of the road passing my eyes. It’s always a fascinating experience to come into a new city…the sense of the people changing, the food changing, everything changing, the art.
Greg Lake
I am sorry to be leaving the BBC. I have enjoyed a fascinating seven years at the corporation and am particularly proud to have played a small part in the development of the BBC’s Global News services, BBC World Service and BBC World.
Pauline Neville-Jones, Baroness Neville-Jones
Wines are like people. Some are perfect but boring, some are precocious but fail to live up to their promise, and some may be flawed, but the way they may develop is endlessly fascinating.
Michael Broadbent
To be able to travel the world, especially to places I never thought I’d be… it’s really, you know, still fascinating for me.
Beyonce Knowles
I wrote a script. I actually enjoyed writing it more than acting. It’s about the Irish rebellion of 1920, which is a fascinating period and place for me
Tom Berenger
The ego is a fascinating monster.
Alanis Morissette
When I was in high school, I was really into string theory and superstring theory and read ‘Scientific American.’ It’s fascinating.
Sam Trammell
Endnotes, often confused with footnotes that live at the bottom of a page, is that lump of text at the end of the book, sometimes even relegated to a tiny font size. They’re often forgotten but, in nonfiction, particularly history books, can offer a fascinating footprint into the author’s research, a joyful, geeky abyss.
Mary Pilon
I consider myself extremely lucky to have been born and raised in London, and to have had on my doorstep this most fascinating of cities with so many relics of 2000 years of history still to be found in its streets. One of my greatest pleasures was, and still is, exploring London.
Jean Plaidy
I was reading about all of these medical and psychological experimental programs that the government and various intelligence agencies had run throughout the 20th century. Any book you can read on that, there’s some really horrifying and fascinating stuff that goes on there.
Caitlin Kittredge
I think the human mind is fascinating. I love figuring out why people are doing what they do.
Danielle Fishel
The fascinating necessarily tends to call a certain attention to itself; the interesting need not. An evening spent with a fascinating person leaves vivid memories; one spent with interesting people has merely a sort of bouquet.
Louis Kronenberger
I was blown away by being able to color. Then I started to draw… bringing a blank white canvas to life was fascinating.
James De La Vega
I have a Ph.D. in cell biology. And that’s really manual labor. I mean, experimental science, you do it with your hands. So it’s very different. You’re out there in a lab, cleaning test tubes, and it just wasn’t that fascinating.
Barbara Ehrenreich
I watched Westerns from the time I was a girl. My dad was a big Western fan. I always loved Clint Eastwood movies and Westworld, where the guy gets trapped in a western-themed amusement park. The western motif was fascinating to me.
Kimberly Elise
I knew I wanted to write about female friendship. I’ve got a few friends I’ve known since we were teenagers, who have spanned the decades, and I do find that a fascinating thing, that friendship can last that length of time.
Ruth Jones
Lofty questions about the mind are fascinating to ask, philosophers have been asking them for three millennia both in India where I am from and here in the West – but it is only in the brain that we can eventually hope to find the answers.
Vilayanur S. Ramachandran
Crime is interesting. It’s huge and fascinating, and it’s what my business, TV and film, is largely based on. But the realities are tragic, and in crime drama you rarely see the pain of bereavement or any consequences. It’s reduced to a chess game.
Peter Capaldi
China is a great country with a great culture, populated by fascinating, industrious and talented people.
Vladimir Putin
To me, fashion is ceaselessly fascinating because it is an expression of self.
Anna Wintour
I’ve tried, in ‘Bloodmoney,’ to tell a story that gets at the crazy relationship between the ISI and the CIA, these absolutely fascinating, often mutually destructive two scorpions in a bottle kind of relationship that they have.
David Ignatius
It’s fascinating to think that as soon as man came into existence, he started painting.
Pierre Soulages
The film that really struck me was Ridley Scott’s Blade Runner. That was a film I watched many, many times and found endlessly fascinating in it’s density. I think the density of that film is primarily visual density, atmospheric, sound density, moreso than narrative density.
Christopher Nolan
It is one of the most hauntingly beautiful places in the world, the history is fascinating, the men are handsome and the whisky is delicious. But don’t eat the macaroni pies.
J. K. Rowling
I’m not much of a chess player, but there is an aspect of the game that I find fascinating. After a while, you can almost see lines of force between the pieces. Areas of danger where it is physically impossible to move pieces into. Clouds of possibility, forbidden zones.
Hannu Rajaniemi
The only truly intersting side of the matter was the intimate design of the injury, the fact that it was so penetrating, custom-made exactly to your measure. It’s fascinating that hatred should be so personal as to be almost loving. The knife and the wound aching for each other.
Saul Bellow
People are surprisingly off put just by saliva, the substance that you carry around in your mouth. You swallow it. You have no objection to it. But then it leaves your body, and you’re just revolted. So it – that – just that right there to me is a fascinating thing.
Mary Roach
If you don’t know the right people or have the right connections, you may never be discovered. With ‘Opening Act,’ we are democratizing a notoriously impossible process, pulling back the curtains on a consistently fascinating industry, and affording aspiring artists the chance of a lifetime.
Nigel Lythgoe
My A-levels were physics, chemistry and maths. Science is fascinating but I wouldn’t say I have used it since then. I decided to do economics.
Konnie Huq
I am curious about many things, and find the world around me, and the people and objects and things in it, equally fascinating. There is a great deal of that awe and wonder in me.
William Shatner
New York is a fascinating city. I think it’s a very inspiring city, but it’s overpowering when you get older. It tires me now. But it’s wonderful for young people – very inspiring and full of surprises and full of ideas.
Max von Sydow
Nature is a book of many pages and each page tells a fascinating story to him who learns her language. Our fertile valleys and craggy mountains recite an epic poem of geologic conflicts. The starry sky reveal gigantic suns and space and time without end.
A. E. Douglass
I am fascinated by the Royal Family because they are shrouded in mystique, and the Queen, and to a certain extent William, represent fabulous blank canvases. I find the Prince of Wales less fascinating because he spills the beans and we know too much about him.
Alison Jackson
Popstars really draws you in. It’s fascinating. It’s interesting to watch people thrown together in that kind of a situation. Even if the egos weren’t involved and they weren’t trying to be world famous. It’s the Real World, only better.
Scott Patterson
The beauty of Test cricket is all about playing an opponent in their backyard or defending home turf under challenging conditions over five days – dominating each session, dominating each day, picking 20 wickets to win a contest. That’s historically been cricket’s most fascinating gift.
Ravi Shastri
I was born in the 1980s, so learning about the late 1960s was really fascinating, not only just because of the way things looked and sounded but because of what was going on in society at that time.
Claire Holt
HYPOTHESES: Evil is boring. Cynicism is idiotic. Fear is a bad habit. Despair is lazy. Joy is fascinating. Love is an act of heroic genius. Pleasure is our birthright. Receptivity is a superpower.
Rob Brezsny
There’s this powerful phrase in the legal world, “Difficult cases make bad law.” The exception is the difficult case. You can’t generalize them by definition. So although they are fascinating, they don’t solve any problem because they’re so one of a kind.
Malcolm Gladwell
Gripping. Fascinating. Entrancing. The Vesuvius Isotope is 2013’s Top Thriller!
Carolyn Hart
Trees are complicated, fascinating things, usually older and more beautiful than any of us.
Monty Don
I know it’s become an ongoing thing about whether videogames are art, and I think there’s plenty of examples of things that use the form in a fascinating way. Things that are more surreal or artistic, like ‘Katamari Damacy’ or ‘Vib-Ribbon.’
Edgar Wright
It is a fascinating and provocative thought that a body of water deserves to be considered as an organism in its own right.
Lyall Watson
Horror is fascinating because it’s so seasonal and it’s like you’ve got these periods where slasher movies are in and it’s like everyone loves them. Next thing you know zombies are in. Then vampires are acceptable.
Mike Flanagan
I came to New York, and it was fascinating and intimidating and yielding, and all the stuff it’s supposed to be. But whatever the abstract essence I was seeking, I couldn’t find exactly that.
Richard Greenberg
My dad, he is such a soft man. Even if he has these opinions about my boyfriends, he will be the sweetest guy. He will make you feel like you’re fascinating and awesome, even if he doesn’t like you that much.
Amanda Seyfried
And how fascinating history is – the long, variegated pageant of man’s still continuing evolution of this strange planet, so much the most interesting of all the myriads of spinners through space.
G. M. Trevelyan
Big Sur is a fascinating place. It is one of the true power places in America.
Frederick Lenz
Watching something being constructed, whether you’re passing a building site or whether you’re watching an artist at work, is fascinating, and I think that’s the enjoyment.
Nick Mason
Writers are socially observant. We find people endlessly fascinating, and real life is mysterious. Sometimes it’s hard to stop staring at the strut and squawk of my fellow man. They can be quite inspiring. Sometimes it’s hard to stop talking to them to see what in the world they’re thinking.
Julianna Baggott
No one knows the complete function of sleep. Is it to reset the brain or give it more of a rest period? Is it for cleaning the brain of all the garbage protein? For me, talking about these things as a non-biologist is fascinating.
Paul Allen
I find male singers and what they sing about fascinating. It makes me realize how little we know about ourselves and how little I know about myself. It’s interesting to see the male perspective.
Ellie Goulding
I am afraid of people with too much charm. They devour you. In the end you are made a sacrifice to the exercise of their fascinating gift and their insincerity.
W. Somerset Maugham
One of the saddest sentences I know is “I wish I had asked my mother about that.” Or my father. Or my grandmother. Or my grandfather. As every parent knows, our children are not as fascinated by our fascinating lives as we are.
William Zinsser
If for every error and every act of incompetence one can substitute an act of treason, many points of fascinating interpretation are open to the paranoid imagination.
Richard Hofstadter
The theater is so endlessly fascinating because it’s so accidental. It’s so much like life.
Arthur Miller
What women have done is developed a survival mechanism, and it’s a fascinating one and it’s been effective and justified, in my opinion. That is the ability to manipulate men sexually.
Frederick Lenz
I’ve played a different type of character in a different type of thing, for the most part. It’s not like you can’t mine tons of fascinating stuff from any character that you play, and I’ve always been fascinated with women and relationships, but this has been a completely different experience, for sure.
Lizzy Caplan
I had never engaged in remote multishrink psychoanalysis on this scale before, so it was a fascinating experience.
Andrew S. Tanenbaum
Not quite birds, as they were not quite flowers, mysterious and fascinating as are all indeterminate creatures.
Elizabeth Goudge
This might disappoint you somewhat, but I have to say my interest in Tolkien has faded dramatically over the years. His language skills are amazing, his story good and fascinating, but… he has a very Judeo-Christian perspective, and his use of mythical creatures is very… ignorant.
Varg Vikernes
I grew up looking at my father as to how to behave. In watching him I grasped so many things. His own temperament was of a calm person. He was very composed and I never saw anger in him. To me, that was fascinating.
Sachin Tendulkar
Bruce Smith is a tender master of music, and beautiful lines, and complex thoughts, and fascinating wild personal and cultural references.
Gerald Stern
It took me a while to understand the meaning of a franchise: the reasons why you see lawyer, doctor, cop shows. It’s not because anyone in their right mind says, ‘You know, what’s the most fascinating thing in the world?’ It’s because you need something new that happens every week in a frame.
Amy Bloom
The first thing we pulled out was a lump of white gunk. “Wax,” Carter pronounced. “Fascinating.
Rick Riordan
The fascinating thing about food is that if you have issues with it, you have to face it every single day.
Jami Attenberg
I was thinking recently, I’ve always loved the ocean. If I could do it all again, I might do an oceanography degree. You can do ocean archaeology, and I thought that might be fascinating to do – man-made structures, where the sea has risen above the structures.
Theo James
Instruments of a trade are really fascinating to me. Things that enable you to do your job better. Rehabbing houses is really fun to me. I love taking a space and seeing the potential, gutting it, and putting it back together and I love the tools used to do that.
Denison Witmer
Dance is so fascinating and I like collaborating with people a lot.
Saschka Unseld
It’s fascinating to me how they build bridges or tunnels.
Jill Ellis
She listened to him all night and he found her fascinating.
Vanna Bonta
Not telling is just as interesting as telling I have found. Why speech, that short verbal journey from inside to outside can be excrutiating under certain circumstances is fascinating.
Siri Hustvedt
I’ve obviously always been aware of actor-oriented films, being an actor. Altman and Cassavetes were really strong. And then I realized their structures were quite fascinating, too.
John Cameron Mitchell
The world is a fascinating, difficult place, and in order to take full advantage of what the planet has to offer, we need to see and hear natural things.
Bill O’Reilly
I find the world and all it contains extremely fascinating. Is this sinful?
Robert Silverberg
Hey, don’t knock Judy Blume. Without her, my younger self would never have been able to decode the random acts of madness perpetrated by the fascinating creature known as the teenage girl.
Ken Marino
The Soul of Money is an inspired and utterly fascinating book. It will change the way you think about money. … It is a book for everyone who would like to make the world a better place.
Jane Goodall
I think Africa is the most interesting continent on the planet. You look at a country like Egypt, and you look at a country like Ghana. It’s just completely different, and the people look completely different. It’s just a fascinating continent with the most culture.
Malcolm Brogdon
A model is such a fascinating toy that you fall in love with your creation.
Freeman Dyson
I have interviewed Hugo Chavez, Tim McVeigh, and hundreds of fascinating characters in South America, where I have lived for the past 15 years.
Jonathan Franklin
The subculture of hot sauce is so fascinating and unique.
Sean Evans
You can learn any accent you want. It’s a fascinating thing.
Diane Kruger
Just thinking about that, if that were to really happen, if an alien were to come down and really abduct you, how terrifying and how earth-shattering would that be? Your whole world is just destroyed. God is destroyed. It’s kind of a fascinating thing to think about.
Evan Peters
I look forward to being part of the ASUS family and its fascinating growth journey in India.
Disha Patani
“He Stopped Loving Her Today” a fascinating book about the making of a record. Really, to be honest, it has some of the best George Jones anecdotes I’ve ever read, like cocaine psychosis causing this personality called “the Duck.”
Scott McClanahan
I get a little stressed even sometimes knowing all the things I want to read, I won’t have enough time in this lifetime. The more you read, the more you realize there are fascinating books to be read and so little time to do so.
Caroline Dhavernas
I did a research assignment on life in the Middle Ages only last year. I found the era fascinating, all that chivalry and court romance. But I never pictured anything as poor as this village. This is the pits. There’s no romance here, definitely no chivary. And it stinks–of sweat and smoke and sewage.
Marianne Curley
Experience has shown that the more fascinating the subject, the less observant the photographer.
Andreas Feininger
What’s so fascinating about people is what they don’t show. People are masters at it; usually actors show too much.
Glenn Close
I relate really well to individuals who have a career and explore other adventures outside of skating. That, to me, is fascinating.
Patrick Chan
Like a magpie, I am a scavenger of shiny things: fairy tales, dead languages, weird folk beliefs, fascinating religions, and more.
Laini Taylor
I certainly don’t believe in religion, although I find it fascinating that it’s become so powerful in the world and it’s kind of dictated morals down through societies for thousands of years, but I don’t see the hand of God at work in the world anywhere.
Noel Gallagher
Self-tracking using a wearable device can be fascinating.
Kate Crawford
Flying radio-controlled airplanes [is my guiltiest pleasure]. Only God would give me a hobby where I’m looking up to the sky. It’s the only time where I am able to focus and concentrate on nothing but looking up. It’s a fascinating hobby.
Tyler Perry
I love history, and Churchill is one of my favorite people to study. He’s a fascinating, fascinating man.
Douglas Booth
[The heart is] really a fascinating organ. It’s about the only organ in the body that you can really witness its function. Doing things. And so on. Some of the other organs you can witness, like the intestines, will have this sort of peristaltic motion. But nothing that can compare with the activity of the human heart.
Denton Cooley
I find men’s clothing fascinating because sometime between, say, 1930 and 1936 a handful of basic shapes were created and still prevail as a sort of scale of expression, with which every man can project his own personality and his own dignity.
Yves Saint Laurent
It was both fascinating and appalling to learn that chimpanzees were capable of hostile and territorial behavior that was not unlike certain forms of primitive human warfare.
Jane Goodall
I feel like the most fascinating parts of a trans life take place after the decision to transition. They take place when you’re in this new body, in this new life, and you start realizing things.
Hari Nef
I read a bit of the Icelandic sagas. They’re fascinating in that they are completely ordinary. The farmer will go off into the hills and fight a troll, and then go back and do ordinary things. It’s an odd mix of fantasy and reality.
Jonathan Stroud
…he had a fascinating technique of gnawing his cigar from one corner of his mouth to the other, as if his teeth were equipped with trolley tracks, and suddenly grabbing it out and gesticulating wit it before he jammed it back.
Leslie Ford
I’m drawn to female stories, of which there aren’t that many, and particularly to stories now about older women. The things they have to confront and override is really fascinating. That’s a whole untold part of our world.
Marianne Elliott
It’s fascinating to imagine two successful writers in one house. But when you think about it, it isn’t very unusual. In fact, so many writers have writer spouses.
Heidi Julavits
It is my hope that photography may fall in line with all the other arts and with her infinite possibilities, do things strange and more fascinating than the most fantastic dreams.
Alvin Langdon Coburn
It’s been a fascinating thing because we didn’t really know how to write when we started South Park at all. It’s been like, we’ve just sort of grown up a bit and it’s amazing to just see how, if you take Butters and Cartman and put them in any scene, it works.
Trey Parker
Experimental science is fascinating, but I don’t want to do it. I want other people to do it, and I’ll read about it.
Barbara Ehrenreich
I had a little epiphany when I was a writer at ‘Chicago’ magazine. I sat down to dinner at the Ritz-Carlton. Somebody poured a white dessert wine with chocolate cake. It was a wine I would never have expected to make sense. The idea of any wine tasting fabulous with chocolate cake was fascinating to me.
Ted Allen
Susan Campbell has brought Isabella’s fascinating forgotten story back to life with the deep research of a born historian and the vibrant readable prose style of a veteran journalist.
Debby Applegate
The topography of L.A. is fascinating.
KT Tunstall
Well, I think storytellers have always found murder a fascinating device.
Donna Tartt
I’ve found you don’t have to make anything up. Reality is so complex and fascinating and horrible and beautiful.
Richard Belzer
Fashion is entertainment. That’s why these top models are so fascinating to kids. They’re dying to know about Naomi and Christy, or whoever we’ve declared the new one this afternoon.
Carrie Donovan
In the end of the film there is hope, … There’s beauty in ugliness. It’s really important for us Latinos to acknowledge each other and not deny the reality, because our reality is fascinating.
Jonathan Jakubowicz
I like absurdist aesthetics. There’s something about dream logic that’s really fascinating, how it interweaves with narrative.
Hiro Murai
The most fascinating part is how fashion just attracts all these social rejects, if you will, from around the world, encourages individuality. They’re the people who make the industry tick.
Imran Amed
Some families can experience terrible tragedy and deal with it, and others not. I find those things fascinating.
Sissy Spacek
I find Maersk fascinating. It is the Coca-Cola of freight with none of the fame. Its parent company, A. P. Moller-Maersk, is Denmark’s largest company, its sales equal to 20 percent of Denmark’s GDP; its ships use more oil than the entire nation.
Rose George
Eric Walrond, handsome, cosmopolitan, and beguilingly enigmatic, may have been the most promising literary talent of the Harlem Renaissance…. James Davis’s finely written, beautifully paced Eric Walrond is a major biography of a fascinating figure.
David Levering Lewis
The rise of women and feminism is well documented. What is equally fascinating – and less talked about – is the impact this has had on men.
Andy Dunn
Tens of thousands who could never afford to own, feed and stable a horse, had by this bright invention enjoyed the swiftness of motion which is perhaps the most fascinating feature of material life.
Frances E. Willard
When a translation is very good, it is fascinating to see how the book changes and yet stays the same. I think ‘Out Stealing Horses’ sounds more American for Americans than it does in Norway, and still, it is all there, everything that I wrote. It’s amazing.
Per Petterson
I find the past so fascinating. Photographs are strange, almost surreal, almost here yet gone. I slip into thinking what the past must have been like and I enjoy creating that ambience and atmosphere – 1730 to around 1870 is the most interesting period.
Kate Atkinson
I worked in the mail room at CAA when I was in high school. I worked in the literary department, too. That was my after school job, believe it or not: I would read manuscripts and then evaluations on whether or not I thought they’d make good movies. Which was fascinating and kind of hilarious to me at the time.
Matthew Specktor
I find these dramas fascinating – it’s a world that many of us fortunately don’t dip into. The legal system is all around us, but the majority of us don’t have to go into a court, so it’s a way into another world that is unusual.
Maxine Peake
I hate the word ‘feminine!’ I mean, there is a woman and a man, and when I say ‘woman,’ it suggests all that is radiant, tender, fascinating, gentle, demoniac, exaggerated! ‘Feminine’ makes me think of somebody who is spindly and over-sweet – I don’t like that!
Sonia Rykiel
Some of the stuff about Yogi energy is really fascinating.
Kathy Acker
There was a real sophistication and elegance to (Batman: The Animated Series). It certainly appealed to kids but had a depth that really made it fascinating and interesting to watch for adult fans. I think visually, it was stylistically stunning.
Jim Lee
The larger a star the shorter its life, but all the more fascinating its death. As it collapses within it’s body, the infalling material can be no longer be compressed; the star is blown to pieces; its shattered mass realeases out ward at the speed of light.
Kelly Easton
The world wants to define me by my mammary glands and melanin. It is just fascinating that Michael Mann has never been asked what it is like to be a white male filmmaker.
Victoria Mahoney
Like most people, I find my own experiences – and my emotional responses to those experiences – fascinating and mysterious, even those that are a bit shaming and a little repellent.
Scott Spencer
I find it both fascinating and disconcerting when I discover yet another person who believes that writing can’t be taught. Frankly, I don’t understand this point of view
Elizabeth George
I enjoy the competition and the process of learning as we compete. The whole thing is just fascinating. I don’t know what I’ll do when I retire. When I go sailing, I look around … anyone want to race? I just love competing as opposed to just going out and watching the sunset.
Larry Ellison
The Web is fascinating and transformative, but it’s an easy, flashy, get-rich-quick option to the hard graft of proper industry.
James Dyson
With theory, we can separate fundamental characteristics from fascinating idiosyncrasies and incidental features. Theory supplies landmarks and guideposts, and we begin to know what to observe and where to act.
John Henry Holland
We have volcanoes also in our immediate neighborhood. I wish we didn’t have to travel that far. Probably the kind of magnitude and awesome raw power of them is very fascinating, and of course it’s very cinematic.
Werner Herzog
I know from my experience in theater that the crowd is different every night; the reactions, the tension. But it’s true for film as well, going from country to country and culture to culture. The difference between California and New York responses, for example. It’s really fascinating.
Christoph Waltz
What is so fascinating about sitting around watching a bunch of pituitary cases stuff a ball through a hoop?
Woody Allen
The truth is, there are so many terrific places in New York because it’s the greatest city in the world, and there are so many fascinating places to see that, frankly, it’s humbling.
Paul Rudd
I think one of the most fascinating things you can do after you learn about your own people is to study something about the history and culture of other people.
Alex Haley
You cannot even begin to understand contemporary African politics if you have not read this fascinating book
Bob Geldof
I think humans are fascinating in general. We’re so weird. We do so many quirky things, and we don’t even know it. There’s just so many layers upon layers of nuances in everything we do, and the most fun part as an actor is trying to get into all those nuances, whether they’re conscious or unconscious.
Yvonne Strahovski
The truth is, I hoped the cure would dislike me. I tried to think of disagreeable things to say to him — I could hit on nothing that wasn’t charming. It’s wonderful how hard I find it not to be fascinating.
Andre Gide
Everything is energy. It’s physics. So I find the science of it all interesting; how 90% of stuff that’s in our universe is made of stuff that we can’t even measure. I find that fascinating.
Erin Davie
Those Victorians: endlessly fascinating, broad in their learning, heroic in their achievements, in parts completely mad.
Simon Heffer
It’s fascinating that people, there’s so many people now who will make judgments based on what you look like. I’m black. So I’m supposed to think a certain way. I’m supposed to have certain opinions. I don’t do that. You don’t create a box and put people in and then make a lot of generalizations about them.
Clarence Thomas
I think what’s fascinating is how many people are playing in politics who maybe haven’t played before.
Carly Fiorina
I think that’s what the most fascinating part of getting to know someone is – to see how they do things, and how their way of doing things is different from your way of doing things, and the fun of trying to do it their way and to see what value there is in looking at things from their perspective.
Kali Hawk
Global affairs consultant Ian Bremmer, founder of the Eurasia Group, has started a newsletter called ‘Signal,’ aimed at millennials. For years, Bremmer has written a maddeningly all-lowercase yet fascinating weekly newsletter on geopolitics.
Adam Lashinsky
I just found the piano so fascinating and wonderful, and I begged my parents to buy me one. In the end, they bought me a toy piano and eventually an upright piano, and I started lessons.
Stephen Hough
IBM’s long-standing mantra is ‘Think.’ What has always made IBM a fascinating and compelling place for me, is the passion of the company, and its people, to apply technology and scientific thinking to major societal issues.
Ginni Rometty
Rational order in the technological world can be as fascinating as the fetishes of a Congo witch-doctor – scientific phenomena become significant images.
Eduardo Paolozzi
The future, for me, is romantic, I don’t understand people who say the past is romantic. Romantic, for me, is something you don’t know yet, something you can dream about, something unknown and mystical. That I find fascinating.
Raf Simons
I think we have a fascinating new and quite dominant input into politics – and it wont go away. From time to time, people articulate a view that we should ban opinion polls, but that’s nonsense.
Jim Bolger
Medical ethics is a fascinating discipline, as it deals with issues replete with complex philosophical, moral, and ethical considerations that are rarely black or white.
Gad Saad
The variety within Mann’s fiction is impressive and fascinating. But Joyce is even more various and many-sided. He begins his career with a wonderful sequence of bleak studies about the ways in which human lives can go awry – in my view, Dubliners is underrated.
Philip Kitcher
Of course, the moment when the ball hits the net, that’s fascinating for kids playing the game and motivates them to join a club.
Philipp Lahm
Because Bin Laden’s culture doesn’t permit the worship of images, they understand how powerful images are. We wouldn’t have thought of creating a visual bomb. In a way, he’s chopped down two iconic buildings, and used our very truth imagery, to express himself. It’s fascinating… I mean, dreadful.
Alison Jackson
I find it fascinating that you can look at the same problem from different perspectives and approach it using different methods.
Maryam Mirzakhani
Women are most fascinating between the ages of 35 and 40 after they have won a few races and know how to pace themselves. Since few women ever pass 40, maximum fascination can continue indefinitely.
Christian Dior
Norway, for some reason, I find Norway really fascinating, you really feel nature in that country. And then there is somewhere like Japan, which is the most interesting culturally because their whole psychology, how they think is so different to us and how I’ve grown up.
Katie Melua
We grew up in my family thinking that politics was a really fascinating way to spend one’s career and a way to be involved in the issues of the day. And certainly, my father and my relatives really loved all that.
John F. Kennedy Jr.
Every film, every fight choreographer, wants to have a different flair, have a different fight technique. So any film I’ve done that involved weapons has always been fascinating because everyone is different.
Luke Evans
What I find fascinating about Hanukkah, the Jewish festival of lights we celebrate at this time of the year, is the way its story was transformed by time.
Jonathan Sacks
You know, acting is very fascinating. But being an actress is not, because you become so concentrated on yourself.
Beatrice Wood
I think people are drawn to ‘The Pioneer Woman,’ not because I am some fascinating person but because I present things that a lot of people can relate to.
Ree Drummond
Life can’t ever really defeat a writer who is in love with writing, for life itself is a writer’s lover until death – fascinating, cruel, lavish, warm, cold, treacherous, constant.
Edna Ferber
Body language is more fascinating to me than actual language.
Michelle Yeoh
I’ve always been drawn to the extremes of human behavior, and crime fiction is a great way to explore the lives and stories of fascinating people.
Nick Petrie
Roles don’t fascinate me. It is the narrative, the screenplay that is fascinating.
Fahadh Faasil
If I am totally honest, I would have to say that ‘Allo ‘Allo!’ was not my cup of tea, even though lots of people loved it. For that reason, I find comedy fascinating. There is a huge difference between what people find funny.
Jo Brand
Computer science is fascinating. As you study computer science, you will find that you develop your mind. It is literally like doing Buddhist exercises all day long.
Frederick Lenz
Good men who exercise power are really the most fascinating of all people.
John Keegan
We have defined art as the life form and aesthetic art as the life renewal: the stimulating, animating, agitating, inspiring, inspirational, fermenting, fascinating fanaticising, explosive and outrageous: the renewal of the unknown.
Asger Jorn
At this point in my career, ‘Scream’ is one of the longest running stories I’ve told. It’s fascinating to still have actors who are very much into continuing their roles and have great chemistry.
Wes Craven
I think women can tell the most profound and interesting and fascinating stories.
Jessica Williams
What I find fascinating is the idea that we all have a physical brain, but we also have this mental part, and we have to figure out how they work together.
Sam Kean
Sometimes it comes out in what I call tricksy behavior. That’s not always easy to deal with, but it’s fascinating. The key thing is to make sure that somebody’s tricks don’t trip up somebody else.
Kenneth Branagh
I always wanted to go to Cuba growing up. It was this fascinating, forbidden country that seemed to have a lot of politics and folklore and history behind it.
Giovanni Ribisi
As long as everyone’s wearing their own pants.” “I see I have come in on a fascinating moment in the conversation.
Cassandra Clare
I find the subject of childhood fascinating. I explored this subject in Speak to me of love and I am curious about portraying the often painful transition into the adult world.
Sophie Marceau
I think acting and psychology are both looking at what makes human beings tick. I’ve always found that fascinating.
Courtney Gains
Families are endlessly fascinating. We all have one, and they have a great impact on who we are and what we do – Freudian as that is.
Susan Minot
Of all the places I’ve visited in my life, Egypt has been the most fascinating. I’ve explored almost the whole country: Cairo and the Pyramids, Alexandria, the temples of Luxor and Karnak, the Valleys of the Kings and the Queens and the Nobles.
Michael Portillo
People are fascinating. They’re so unique and I think what’s more fascinating is the reason behind the physical characteristic, the enigma, that’s where the gold dust is.
Andrea Riseborough
I suppose I’ve been working for a long time, so I’ve seen all kinds of filmmaking. I can fit into anything, and it doesn’t feel that weird or that fascinating.
Elijah Wood
Generals are fascinating cases of arrested development – after all, at five all of us wanted to be generals.
Peter Ustinov
The more you read, the more you realize there are fascinating books to be read and so little time to do so.
Caroline Dhavernas
I’m interested in complexity, in the mathematical sense, as well as the idiomatic sense. The idea of emergence – that it’s possible for complex patterns to arise out of many simple interactions – is fascinating.
Hari Kunzru
Knowing that we are primates, I think, is a fascinating discovery, and a very interesting and rather cheering one.
Christopher Hitchens
Animation is a fascinating area from an acting point of view because it’s not really like anything else because you are only providing a portion of the performance. That’s very inspiring and it forces you to do things in a different way – to tell stories through your voice.
David Tennant
Yes, I’ve listened to just a few audiobooks – but hope to listen to more. I’ve wanted to investigate how my own books sound in this format and find the experience of listening, and not reading, quite fascinating.
Joyce Carol Oates
I watched Westerns from the time I was a girl. My dad was a big Western fan. I always loved Clint Eastwood movies and ‘Westworld’, where the guy gets trapped in a western-themed amusement park. The western motif was fascinating to me.
Kimberly Elise
I find it fascinating to see other people’s photos on social media but I don’t upload pictures myself. I don’t even know how to. I’m completely digital-phobic.
Abi Morgan
If you repeat something, it can become pointless. Some things can repeat and be endlessly fascinating.
Andy Goldsworthy
I think the most fascinating thing in terms of relationships is imagining all the different variations that they could be.
Blake Crouch
Prisons are fascinating places, especially when the inmates are educated white-collar types.
John Grisham
Hawaii and Fiji are two of the best island groups in the world to visit as a vacationer. The great hotels, the fascinating local people, the exciting history of the two contrasting island groups, and the unmatched scenery make these two of the most enticing stopovers.
James A. Michener
There is something particularly fascinating about seeing places you know in a piece of art – be that in a film, or a photograph or painting.
Sara Sheridan
libraries are fascinating places: sometimes you feel you are under the canopy of a railway station, and when you read books about exotic places there’s a feeling of travelling to distant lands
Umberto Eco
What interests me is why men think of women as witches. It’s because they’re so fascinating and exasperating, so other.
John Updike
You do know, I hope, that no man under the age of forty can even approach fascinating.
Tasha Alexander
To imagine the undiscovered is both thrilling and scary, yet fascinating to think about the plausibility of life on a new planet.
Shweta Basu Prasad
I did what most writers do when something happens that’s overwhelming, fascinating, moving, all of that. I didn’t know what else to do about it except write about it.
Patti Davis
There are a few writers whose lives and personalities are so large, so fascinating, that there’s no such thing as a boring biography of them – you can read every new one that comes along, good or bad, and be caught up in the story all over again.
Robert Gottlieb
My aunt played upright bass in the Louisville Orchestra, and I was always really impressed by her musical ability. I found it really fascinating as a kid that one could play music for a living.
Jim James
I did go to the Alamo. Fascinating. A lot of details and nuances to the Alamo that are impressive.
Mike Leach
The Kennedy assassination is one of the ghostliest parts of our history. The Kennedy family – that’s our royalty. It’s fascinating and tragic and just strikes to the heart of our country. Here’s the youngest president ever, full of hope and promise, and he made government service seem like it was dignified.
Richard Belzer
Carver’s best book yet! FROM A CHANGELING STAR combines deft characterization and fascinating extrapolation into a complex, compulsively readable thriller. I wish all science fiction novels could be this good.
Craig Shaw Gardner
I see tragedy and comedy and pain and irony and all that stuff. But in the end I think life is fascinating, and I think people are more good than bad, and I think that the possibilities of progВ­ress are real.
Barack Obama
Color categories are on steroids in Latin America. I find that fascinating. It’s very difficult for Americans, particularly African-Americans to understand or sympathize with.
Henry Louis Gates
Terrific! A successful blend of genres, complex and fascinating characters, and loads of suspense make 24 Bones a must-read.
Nate Kenyon
My sources are unreliable, but their information is fascinating.
Ashleigh Brilliant
I’m just not that fascinating a person to have had all those lives that I’ve written about.
Michael Stipe
In very general terms ‘Top Of The Lake’ is about good and evil. It’s a deep dark mystery. It also deals with lots of fascinating human relationships, and it’s also about the battle of the sexes.
David Wenham
Learning how to live in the greatest peace, partnership, and brotherhood with all men and women, of whatever description, is a moving and fascinating adventure.
Bill W.
I’m always disappointed when I see the word ‘Puritan’ tossed around as shorthand for a bunch of generic, boring, stupid, judgmental killjoys. Because to me, they are very specific, fascinating, sometimes brilliant, judgmental killjoys who rarely agreed on anything except that Catholics are going to Hell.
Sarah Vowell
The ancient Greeks were the first ones to say an unexamined life is not worth living. They don’t tell you of course what we found out, an examined life not that fascinating either.
Colin Quinn
More and more I like to take a train. I understand why the French prefer it to automobiling it is so much more sociable, and of course these days so much more of an adventure, and the irregularity of its regularity is fascinating.
Gertrude Stein
I don’t know if I would say that I’m specifically a history buff. I do find a lot of things fascinating, especially anything that’s bizarre or mysterious and unknown and we don’t have all the answers for.
Oren Peli
Pain was a fascinating horror
Aldous Huxley
Evolution is fascinating to watch. To me it is the most interesting when one can observe the evolution of a single man.
Shana Alexander
I didn’t really have anyone in particular who inspired me or that I found fascinating as a kid. It wasn’t until I was in my early twenties that I began to find people – and they were all historic figures – that I began to relate to and find some inspiration in.
Chelsea Manning
Although our intellect always longs for clarity and certainty, our nature often finds uncertainty fascinating.
Carl von Clausewitz
It’s fascinating to me that some of the pushback is coming from sort of white suburban moms who, all of a sudden, their child isn’t as brilliant as they thought they were, their schools aren’t quite as good as they thought they were. And that’s pretty scary.
Arne Duncan
What’s fascinating to me is the way that multiple stories go into creating any world – a fictional world, but certainly the world that we live in as well. Of course, I cannot control that world. I can just control the fictional world.
Ruth Ozeki
The idea of wanting to do something that’s completely natural and then having to repress it is something that I find fascinating.
Michaela Coel
Become simple and live simply, not only within yourself but also in your everyday dealings. Don’t make ripples all around you, don’t try to be interesting, keep your distance, be honest, fight the desire to be thought fascinating by the outside world.
Etty Hillesum
And this is what was fascinating to me about ‘The Help’; they were ordinary people who did extraordinary things.
Viola Davis
For me, graffiti writers were always the fascinating eccentrics of hip-hop culture. What they do is secretive by definition, and not remunerative in any way.
Adam Mansbach
I think Tilda Swinton is terribly interesting. I think she’s fascinating. I love her work.
Sarah Gadon
I meet fascinating people I respect and idolise all the time.
Natalie Dormer
It sounds ghoulish, but it would have been fascinating to be in Paris in 1789 and watch the revolution begin. I can’t even imagine what the energy must have been like that year with all of that change crackling in the air.
Deanna Raybourn
I think the single most important, fascinating, and complex aspect of human nature is that we all know, deep down, that we are not what we ought to be – or as John Doe says in ‘Seven,’ ‘We are not what was intended.’
Scott Derrickson
I think all writers are armchair psychologists to some degree or another, and I think a character’s sexuality is fascinating. It’s a great way to really get at the root of their identity, because it’s such a personal thing.
Alan Ball
It is fascinating to watch legislators turn away from their usual corporate grips when they hear the growing thunder of the people.
Ralph Nader
Pool is a fascinating game, but there is always the added factor of the money that really makes it hot.
George Miller
To me, ‘Unforgiven’ is one of the best films ever made. Aside from the fact it takes the genre and kicks it between its legs, it’s this fascinating deconstruction of the myth of the West.
Taylor Sheridan
What people don’t understand is like when water gets polluted, it’s an entire aquifer. There’s a whole fascinating world that exists underneath our feet that we don’t see, therefore we don’t relate.
Erin Brockovich
I’m constantly saying, ‘I read a fascinating article in ‘The New Yorker’… ‘ I say it so often that sometimes I think I have nothing interesting to say myself, I merely regurgitate ‘The New Yorker.’
Emma Donoghue
My parents had never been to Germany. But I knew what I didn’t want to write about, and I didn’t want to write about Edinburgh. A lot of writers find Edinburgh fascinating, but I never did. As a matter of fact, I couldn’t wait to get away from it.
Philip Kerr
I had a C-section, and I found it fascinating. I didn’t find it a sacrifice, and I didn’t find it a painful experience. I found it a fascinating miracle of what a body can do.
Angelina Jolie
I remember, as a boy of 17 years of age, this was a fascinating thing for me: how we human beings breathe out carbon dioxide into the air, the leaves of plants pick this carbon dioxide up, and the plant gives off oxygen, which we can breathe in and keep our life going.
Percy Julian
A good photograph was never what I was looking for. I like to have a point. I had to have a point or I didn’t have a picture. This is what I’ve always found so fascinating about paparazzi pictures. They catch something unintended, on the wing… they get that thing. It’s the revelation of personality.
Diana Vreeland
And what’s fascinating in The Ten Thousand Things is that although there’s time, an inexorable time of the three generations of lives, actively present, but place is the time, time doesn’t really have to do with simply the human experience of it.
Robert Creeley
The battle for the ultimate truth will never be won. And that’s why chess is so fascinating.
Hans Kmoch
I’m a big fan of talking about God. Whether people believe in God or not, that’s so fascinating. Or where you go when you die is fascinating.
Andy Grammer
I’ve been thinking a lot about Lady Gaga and what she means for feminism. I think – I find her completely fascinating, and I really like what she has to say.
Jessica Valenti
Not enough attention is paid to the negative side of fashion. Great effort is exerted to make people look smart, but somebody should face the fact that a lot of people never will be smart, and that they should be given some assistance in maintaining their fascinating dowdiness.
Robertson Davies
My favourite city is Moscow, because of its history, which I find fascinating. As I learned to speak Russian, it made it even more interesting.
Chris Hadfield
It is the plain women who know about love; the beautiful women are too busy being fascinating.
Katharine Hepburn
New York City is a fascinating place because it’s very good at using the energy in attracting some of the best and the brightest from everywhere.
Juan Enriquez
I love being with my children. They’re fascinating people.
Amy Grant
It is fascinating to see how much Pope Francis relies on the work of the bishops in the Synods.
Christoph Schonborn
Resveratrol is fascinating stuff. One of the best sources of information about it is the Immortality Institute. They have a forum where some people are in the 500 Club, as they call it. They’ve been taking 500 milligrams for years. It’s a really great source of data.
Tim Ferriss
Deathstorm sees Power Ring as a fascinating experiment. Deathstorm is a scientist who’s been merged with the dead body of his lab assistant. It’s given him a cold demeanor and a clammy touch.
Geoff Johns
‘Coriolanus’ deals with the birth of democracy. And that has been fascinating because I’ve been talking about politics so much because of ‘Borgen.’ It’s a nice bridge.
Birgitte Hjort Sorensen
Every human being has a fascinating existence, with a big cast of good and evil characters in each. And almost always, somewhere along the way, magic.
Lucinda Riley
I think women who don’t understand boundaries are fascinating.
Elizabeth Reaser
Make it a point not to be over-fascinating.
As cognitive beings, we rationalise everything. So, I think that’s why nemeses are, in general, fascinating to observe, because they decide to act on feelings that we, most of the time, rationalise.
Sofia Boutella
Sicily has suffered 13 foreign dominations from which she has taken both the best and the worst. The sequence of different cultures has made Sicily a fascinating place, quite unlike any other.
Andrea Camilleri
Japan was this wonderful unexplainable sensual explosion – everything about it I found fascinating. There’s a real dichotomy between the ‘Blade Runner’-esque Tokyo to visiting a Buddhist monastery in the countryside.
Edith Bowman
It’s fascinating to be in a place where no one has ever heard of me
Ednita Nazario
If you find something obscure fascinating, learn as much about it as you can, because there’s a good chance it won’t be obscure for long.
Hilary Mason
Buttons, for me, are very sculptural things, and they are so fascinating.
Jonathan Anderson
There’s just something fascinating to me about watching a business interaction unfold, and the negotiation. And how everything is negotiable in life.
Kether Donohue
[Edward Snowden and his team] they’re great characters. They’re fascinating people. They were in an extraordinary situation.
Zachary Quinto
Really rather fascinating, you know,’ he confided, and I recognized, with an internal sigh, the song of the scholar, as identifying a sound as the terr-whit! of a thrush.
Diana Gabaldon
To be able to travel the world, especially to places I never thought I’d be it’s really, you know, still fascinating for me.
Beyonce Knowles
One of the most fascinating things about golf is how it reflects the cycle of life. No matter what you shoot – the next day you have to go back to the first tee and begin all over again and make yourself into something.
Peter Jacobsen
Every now and then, Prince decides to try being a normal rock star. You know, the kind who does a professional arena tour where he plays the hits. But part of what makes him such an eternally fascinating star is that he lives in his own private purple world, even when he sets out to make the house quake.
Rob Sheffield