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There are so many interesting times we could have visited.
— Octavia E. Butler —

The most interesting of the classic movie genres to me are the indigenous ones: the Western, which was born on the Frontier, the Gangster Film, which originated in the East Coast cities, and the Musical, which was spawned by Broadway. They remind me of jazz: they allowed for endless, increasingly complex, sometimes perverse variations. When these variations were played by the masters, they reflected the changing times; they gave you fascinating insights into American culture and the American psyche.

— Martin Scorsese

There are so many interesting times we could have visited.

— Octavia E. Butler

There is a curse.
They say:
May you live in interesting times.

— Terry Pratchett

There's a saying: "May you live in interesting times." To begin, it's a curse. "Interesting" in this case uniformly means "Oh god, death is raining down upon us and we shall all perish wailing and possibly on fire.

— John Scalzi

If someone is telling you to live in interesting times, they are basically telling you they want you to die horribly, and to suffer terribly before you do. Seriously, they are not your friend. This is a tip I am giving you for free.

— John Scalzi

The tax code is now nine times longer than the Bible, and not nearly as interesting.

— Rob Portman

I was blessed to grow up in really interesting times and to go back to a home where I was very safe.

— Dennis Lehane

It would drive me crazy if I picked roles with the goal of being a leading man. You never know what you're getting into when you sign onto a project, and more times than not, the characters that are close to the leading man are more interesting and more fun to play.

— Jesse Plemons

It's interesting for me because in my work, a lot of times, I like to scrutinize the clothes and think what's going to make them look dated, and I do the same with vintage. In vintage, you want something unique and different, but at the same time, something that doesn't make you look like you dress like a grandpa.

— Olivier Theyskens

The Chinese say, 'It's good to live in interesting times.'

— Kenneth Branagh

May you live in interesting times and come to the attention of important people.

— Eric Frank Russell

I've always been attracted to independent women, but the idea that someone could be independent and still kind of put herself second at times was pretty interesting.

— Taye Diggs

It is probably true quite generally that in the history of human thinking the most fruitful developments frequently take place at those points where two different lines of thought meet. These lines may have their roots in quite different parts of human nature, in different times or different cultural environments or different religious traditions: hence if they actually meet, that is, if they are at least so much related to each other that a real interaction can take place, then one may hope that new and interesting developments may follow.

— Werner Heisenberg

Often times, if a character is pretty straightforward, he or she is not as interesting to portray.

— Jonathan Jackson

I don't demonize the downside. As we've seen in Egypt and Tahrir square and other recent event, the adhesiveness through [technology] kinds of communication is extraordinary. Interesting times we live in.

— Anne Waldman

And I think Taylor Swift is just an exemplary young lady. It's kind of interesting to see what a profound songwriter she is. I don't even think anyone has realized, the long term is going to be the bigger revelation. It's incredible how quickly she writes songs. We've hung out a couple times, we live near each other in Nashville.

— Reese Witherspoon

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