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Being dubbed as a hunk sort of annoys me. It gives me a yucky feeling.
If you will call your troubles experiences, and remember that every experience develops some latent force within you, you will grow vigorous and happy, however adverse your circumstances may seem to be.
These days the temptation to use steroids in sports has become too great for many young athletes.
Every man is his own chief enemy.
Rehearsals and screening rooms are often unreliable because they can’t provide the chemistry between an audience and what appears on the stage or screen.
These people live again in print as intensely as when their images were captured on old dry plates of sixty years ago… I am walking in their alleys, standing in their rooms and sheds and workshops, looking in and out of their windows. Any they in turn seem to be aware of me.
I would find myself backing away from all of the “isms,” all of the communities. I have always been able to be misused by every community But that is OK. I would rather be misused than neglected.
We live in an almost perfect stillness and work with incredible urgency.
I remembered seeing it and it was this metallic turbine and I thought it was beautiful. I had never been in a power plant before, but I felt, without being overly dramatic, compelled to make photographs of this for myself.
Many possessions, if they do not make a man better, are at least expected to make his children happier; and this pathetic hope is behind many exertions.
The music is fun and all that, but first and foremost it is a business, it’s about money.
Well, today people have to be self-reliant if they want a secure retirement income.
In America, they shoot budgets and schedules, and they don’t shoot films any more. There’s more opportunity in Europe to make films that at least have a purity of intent.
There is a contest old as Eden, which still goes on – the conflict between right and wrong, between error and truth. In this conflict every human being has a part.
I dress for the image. Not for myself, not for the public, not for fashion, not for men.
Well, in the sense that we do not tour or record together anymore – then I suppose not. But if our old recordings get heard more we shall be delighted.
You get involved with a character after spending a long time waiting, and this demands a lot of energy and concentration.
The real sin against life is to abuse and destroy beauty, even one’s own even more, one’s own, for that has been put in our care and we are responsible for its well-being.
Katherine Anne Porter
The spin overwhelms the substance. That’s very clearly what happened.
Joseph C. Wilson
I had that thing of wanting to prove I was a tough kid.
I decided that my means were sufficient to enable me to devote myself to botany, a determination which I never, during the long period of my subsequent career, had on any occasion any reason to repent of.
The producers felt that 24 would be good for the audience, to really get to know who these 12 and 12 are.
Life is painful, nasty and short… in my case it has only been painful and nasty.
A pun is the lowest form of humor, unless you thought of it yourself.
This is not Johnson’s war. This is America’s war. If I drop dead tomorrow, this war will still be with you.
Lyndon B. Johnson
The wonderful thing about acting is you move along with your decade. The older you get, the more interesting the parts you get to play and you bring more of your personal experience to the part.
This generation of Americans has a rendezvous with destiny.
Franklin D. Roosevelt
I had the good fortune of speaking with Orson Wells many decades ago and he said ‘Success is primarily luck anyway.’ And I have been very lucky. Of course, Orson Wells was enormously talented and brilliant – so who am I to argue with him!
We asked the workers to give up 25 percent of their salaries. Imagine! We asked the industrialists to freeze all costs, no matter what the inflation is.
After spending three years of my life looking into this, I am more convinced than ever that the U.S. government’s responsibility for the drug problems in South Central Los Angeles and other inner cities is greater than I ever wrote in the newspaper.
These are not books, lumps of lifeless paper, but minds alive on the shelves.
When things don’t work well in the bedroom, they don’t work well in the living room either.
If I remember rightly Holland for instance has something like 45, and it’s a much smaller country. In comparison we have very few and they are very badly financed.
We are all naturally xenophobic.
Who is affected more when it’s cold? Poor people. Who is affected more when it’s hot? Poor people. Who is affected more when it’s wet? Poor people. Who is most affected when the economy is bad? Poor people. Poor people are the most fragile.
There was a time when the music fell silent. Both within me and around me.
I’ve been grateful enough, smart enough to take the work with Ian McKellen in Gods And Monsters.
I think every young cook wants to write a book.
A boy’s story is the best that is ever told.
Always be a first-rate version of yourself, instead of a second-rate version of somebody else.
Then I got the offer to play Buck Rogers, but I turned it down thinking it was a cartoon character. Well I was wrong, it wasn’t at all. So I read the script and decided I liked the character, it had a good concept.
I have a problem with too much money. I can’t reinvest it fast enough, and because I reinvest it, more money comes in. Yes, the rich do get richer.
I could have had class. I could have been a contender.
I have no idea why one of our most original filmmakers would want to spend two years of his life translating someone else’s movie from Spanish into English. And it wasn’t such a good film in Spanish, either.
I’m doing a lot of touring and things have been really busy for me.
My own experience in the third world was that even if people started to make more money, the cost of living and housing increased often faster than the wages.
Don’t ever, ever, believe anyone who tells you that you can just get by, by doing the easiest thing possible. Because there’s always somebody behind you who really wants to do what you’re doing. And they’re going to work harder than you if you’re not working hard.
On the 27th we came to the Cascade Rapids. The first or Little Cascade has about two feet fall, the second or Grand Cascade, a mile farther, is about a six foot sheer drop.
Ernest Thompson Seton
We are stymied by regulations, limited choice and the threat of litigation. Neither consultants nor industry itself provide research which takes architecture forward.
I was the youngest. The yule lamb. The one who always got away without doing the washing up. My sister was four years older, and my brother six years.
But to understand what it means to be strong and courageous, Christians should look to the person of Christ.