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"Some of the things you read you get an immediate reaction to so I've stopped reading things now. I do worry about my family though. Some people do try some nasty things to get at them and try and get a reaction from them."

"Because at bottom, I'm interested in fear, and in courage and cowardice and these are easier to get at through fiction, where you can enter people's heads."

"Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth."

"I like to embrace natural beauty. I try to get at least 8 hours of sleep, drinking a lot of water and exercising."

"My dad always told me that the best way to get somebody to get at you is to talk bad about them to somebody else."

"Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design."

"You're not going to say anything about me that I'm not going to say about myself. There's so many things that I think about myself if someone really wanted to get at me, they could say this and this and this. So I'm going to say it before they can. It's the best policy for me."

"Rough work, iconoclasm, but the only way to get at truth."

"Web users ultimately want to get at data quickly and easily. They don't care as much about attractive sites and pretty design."

"Attempting to get at truth means rejecting stereotypes and cliches."

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  • Definition for "to get at"
    • to attain; in order to make way to.
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