Top Quotes About Anything
I use the city because it saves time, I don’t have to do a lot of research on the setting.
You get to Hollywood and you are in the land of big money where they don’t like to see only one screenwriter’s name. It’s much better if you’ve got four or five.
You retire when you are sick and when you can’t do it any more or when the public retires you. That’s the most painful, because that’s the one that leaves you wanting to accomplish more.
I would rather live my life as if there is a God and die to find out there isn’t, than live my life as if there isn’t and die to find out there is.
Eight shows a week is daunting, and it can be terrifying. But it just instills such a sense of confidence and growth.
First they ignore you, then they laugh at you, then they fight you, then you win.
If you don’t get feedback from your performers and your audience, you’re going to be working in a vacuum.
Peter Maxwell Davies
I hope to make people realize how totally helpless animals are, how dependent on us, trusting as a child must that we will be kind and take care of their needs.
In high school, we studied a lot of poetical forms. I was really interested in the math that was involved and the strange live break ups. That gave me a great amount of respect for a rhymed stanza.
Versatility of education can be found in our best poetry, but the depth of mankind should be found in the philosopher.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
Style is something that’s extremely important, but it must grow naturally out of who and what you are and what the material calls for. It cannot be superimposed.
There is a magnet in your heart that will attract true friends. That magnet is unselfishness, thinking of others first; when you learn to live for others, they will live for you.
After every war someone has to tidy up.
Because when the film was first mooted, the Beatles didn’t like the idea at all. In fact they wouldn’t have any part in it. And when Brian had committed them, it was part of a deal he did with United Artists, I think.
I always say that I am very proud of the work that I did with the Rolling Stones and that I am also proud of what I have done with the Rhythm Kings.
There are rumors that we want to move back to the U.K., but we’re so happy in America I actually can’t see us ever leaving… People ask me how long it took to adapt. Twenty minutes.
You do what it takes. It was on me to deliver.
Keenen Ivory Wayans
I’ve always been the first to admit that Jimi was a very big influence on my early stuff.
The way to develop self-confidence is to do the thing you fear and get a record of successful experiences behind you.
William Jennings Bryan
America’s highways, roads, bridges, are an indispensable part of our lives. They link one end of our nation to the other. We use them each and every day, for every conceivable purpose.
An Englishman, even if he is alone, forms an orderly queue of one.
Acting happened to me. If I had pursued it, I think it would have been like someone going to a bar, desperately looking for love and not finding anyone.
I’ll write maybe one long paragraph describing the events, then a page or two breaking the events into chapters, and then reams of pages delving into my characters. After that, I’m ready to begin.
I should mention that I am a member of the board of directors of Dimensional Fund Advisors.
Let’s make some funny pictures.
There should be at least one leak like the Pentagon Papers every year.
I always believe it’s better to have 30 imaginations working on a project, rather than one imagination telling the other 29 what to do.
We hold our hate too choice a thing, for light and careless lavishing.
The Few assume to be the deputies, but they are often only the despoilers of the Many.
Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
When a nation is filled with strife, then do patriots flourish.
I read the papers every day just to discover if one mentions Anna Held.
Anytime you’re away from your home filming, it messes with your head.
My father was the son of immigrants, and he grew up bilingual, but English is what my father taught me and what he spoke to me. America’s strength is not our diversity; it is our ability to unite around common principles even when we come from different backgrounds.
The doors of wisdom are never shut.
When the world is running down, you make the best of what’s still around.
It makes you more open, it gives you perspective, having a child.
There seems to be no lengths to which humorless people will not go to analyze humor. It seems to worry them.
Our charity begins at home, And mostly ends where it begins.
So, you pick this stuff here and this stuff there and then you see things in certain ways and you start visualizing and thank God I get the chance to do this. It’s really the greatest thing in the whole wide world.
I’m sure some cynical people would point to that as the main reason for doing it for a lot of people.
I am aware that a philosopher’s ideas are not subject to the judgment of ordinary persons, because it is his endeavour to seek the truth in all things, to the extent permitted to human reason by God.
I’ve no idea what they make of me. People usually don’t recognise themselves in an impression.
The first Matrix genius, the second one, what’s up with the dancing? I haven’t even seen the third one.
Rules are for the obedience of fools and the guidance of wise men.
If you want to see mankind fully, look at a family. Within the family minds become organically one, and for this reason the family is total poetry.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
I think most musicians do like to have a laugh.
I don’t know what is better than the work that is given to the actor-to teach the human heart the knowledge of itself.
And indeed if you think you’re a genius at something, what you achieve is very much according to your expectations; if you think you’re no good, you’re not going to get anywhere.
Diana Wynne Jones
I don’t think any movie or any book or any work of art can solve the stalemate in the Middle East today. But it’s certainly worth a try.
What are the aspects of yourself that line up with the character? You magnify those, and the ones that don’t match up you kind of kick to the curb.
One of the fundamental questions of today’s world is undoubtedly the question of equitable globalisation.