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Great literature must spring from an upheaval in the author's soul. If that upheaval is not present then it must come from the works of any other author which happens to be handy and easily adapted.


Robert Benchley


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My conviction of the necessity of further legislative provisions for the safe-keeping and disbursement of the public moneys and my opinion in regard to the measures best adapted to the accomplishment of those objects have been already submitted to you.


Martin Van Buren


#adapted #already #been #best #conviction

The sum of the whole is plainly this: The nature of man considered in his single capacity, and with respect only to the present world, is adapted and leads him to attain the greatest happiness he can for himself in the present world.


Joseph Butler


#attain #capacity #considered #greatest #greatest happiness

But I would like to think that it's the actor that makes the difference in these cases. Not the director, not the guy that wrote the book, not the guy that adapted it for the screen, but the actor.


Ray Walston


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I have never known a novel that was good enough to be good in spite of its being adapted to the author's political views.


Edith Wharton


#author #being #enough #good #i

Golf is a game in which one endeavors to control a ball with implements ill adapted for the purpose.


Woodrow Wilson


#adapted #ball #control #endeavors #game

I also feel I adapted. I was willing to try to fit into any role. The way I figured, it was always up to me to prove my worth, that I deserved to be here.


Steve Yzerman


#also #always #any #deserved #feel

I've had nine of my books adapted to film, and almost all were enjoyable. I've been very lucky with Hollywood, and look forward to more movies being adapted. But I don't get involved in that process. I know nothing about making movies and I stay away from it and hope for the best.


John Grisham


#adapted #almost #away #been #being

In fact, words are well adapted for description and the arousing of emotion, but for many kinds of precise thought other symbols are much better.


John B. S. Haldane


#arousing #better #description #emotion #fact

The high food value of field beans and the shortage of supply due to the light yields of 1915 and 1916 render them of great importance in the regions to which they are adapted.


David F. Houston


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