Top Quotes About Anything
You can never really judge your work because once it’s done, it’s done.
Well I was on the jury duty on the Deauville Film Festival, a few years ago.
Man is a mind betrayed, not served, by his organs.
Edmond de Goncourt
I woke up an hour before I was supposed to, and started going over the mental checklist: where do I go from here, what do I do? I don’t remember eating anything at all, just going through the physical, getting into the suit. We practiced that so much, it was all rote.
You can learn many things from children. How much patience you have, for instance.
Franklin P. Jones
I’ve done seven shows at the Palladium – long running shows I’m talking about.
Yet consider now, whether women are not quite past sense and reason, when they want to rule over men.
A lot of really good directors have a killer in them, as if they’d do anything to get that image. But that comes with the terrain and I don’t mind it.
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
When I’m not working I just like to be comfortable: I love black, nothing tight, no heels, no make-up – it’s nice to be able to breathe!
A lot of American actors I work with are in character all day long. You can’t talk to them. It’s Method and the whole thing.
It’s hard to get a film, you know, you need a very special film to be able to get that experimental. But, I would love to see that happen. I would love the opportunity to be more experimental than I am.
Be true to your work, your word, and your friend.
Henry David Thoreau
It took about six years to get the Black Lung stuff. It didn’t come just instantly. Sometimes, I see lobby groups, today, upset because they work the whole session and nothing happens.
I don’t think a tough question is disrespectful.
My brother used to say that I wrote faster than he could read. He wrote two books – of poems – better than all mine put together.
The men have long been unpaid and need relief.
Eternal principles that govern happiness apply equally to all.
Russell M. Nelson
To be deeply committed to negotiations, to be opposed to a particular war or military action, is not only considered unpatriotic, it also casts serious doubt on one’s manhood.
We advised them to do what they think proper against the war.
We know that this man has a proven record of being a ‘strict constructionist.’ Our President has given us his word that he will interpret the Constitution rather than make new laws from the bench.
It was that chemistry. And was the fact that he was president part of that chemistry? I don’t know. Maybe. Probably. But it was – I was there because there was chemistry. I wasn’t there because, oh, this is the president.
When I was young there was no respect for the young, and now that I am old there is no respect for the old. I missed out coming and going.
J. B. Priestley
If you hit a wrong note, then make it right by what you play afterwards.
There will never be great architects or great architecture without great patrons.
Even though Raster Blaster was only a video game, I was learning about designing stuff. I got good at drawing.
With my sunglasses on, I’m Jack Nicholson. Without them, I’m fat and 60.
The Constitution wanted artists to have control over their works because they knew it would create incentive to create more works. That is clearly still the goal.
I had to get rid of any idea of hell or any idea of the afterlife. That’s what held me, kept me down. So now I just have nothing but contempt for the institution of the church.
Things got so bad that when I went shopping for a house, some people would refuse to open the door if they saw it was me standing there. And drunks would always want to challenge me.
Edward G. Robinson
I wrote a script. I actually enjoyed writing it more than acting. It’s about the Irish rebellion of 1920, which is a fascinating period and place for me.
You can only sleep in one bed at a time.
As I came to power peacefully, so shall I keep it.
Nature is a book, a letter, a fairy tale (in the philosophical sense) or whatever you want to call it.
Johann G. Hamann
I’m contemplating moving to London for a period of time. I’ve been in Los Angeles for 15 years and I’m really tired of it. I’m continually uninspired by what’s being sent to me. Even by huge films that they’re doing there. They’re just awful.
War contains so much folly, as well as wickedness, that much is to be hoped from the progress of reason.
Here’s the thing – I’m single, I haven’t been married, I don’t have kids yet. If I do have kids I would be interested to see them in my life, so here’s a movie for kids and I’m in there and I’m supposed to be kind of funny for kids.
New York is tough on lonely people.
Luther was guilty of two great crimes – he struck the Pope in his crown, and the monks in their belly.
One way to make sure crime doesn’t pay would be to let the government run it.
I don’t know how you prepare for something like that. I cannot imagine living in a fishbowl like that. I don’t live here so I don’t know it will be that bad anyway because I live in Paris and we don’t have that sort of phenomenon there. So I don’t know, we’ll see what happens.
Low self-esteem is like driving through life with your hand-break on.
To search for a pianist, it is very difficult; sometimes you find one.
Victoria de los Angeles
When the Internet publicity began, I remember being struck by how much the world was not the way we thought it was, that there was infinite variation in how people viewed the world.
One of the safest places to be in the world is the stage.
There is a strange kind of human being in whom there is an eternal struggle between body and soul, animal and god, for dominance. In all great men this mixture is striking, and in none more so than in Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart.
A lot of times in this business, we are taking advantage of hot times in our career to do a lot of TV and a lot of radio and that sort of thing, and George is able to be so humble that he can get away with not doing those things.
Lee Ann Womack
I don’t know much about the internet, I’m afraid.
Desire is the very essence of man.
This year’s Veterans Day celebration is especially significant as our country remains committed to fighting the War on Terror and as brave men and women are heroically defending our homeland.
I don’t talk about my personal life with the press.