Diane Abbott - I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that. I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.
[ Acting Action Character Coach Involved Prepare Scenes Some Train Working]
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Giovanni Agnelli - I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
[ Any Believes Bestowed Books Characters Free Hasn Her Sense She Surprises Those Will Writers Writing]
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Joshua Willis Alexander - The highest qualities of character... must be earned.
[ Character Earned Highest Must Qualities]
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Ahmed Ali - I have been working up until recently with Neil Simon, who has been adapting the character to me.
[ Adapting Been Character Neil Recently Simon Until Up Working]
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Michael Andretti - Whenever there were parties, I wasn't invited because I began to be like that character. In a way, that contributed to the success of the performance.
[ Because Began Character Contributed Invited Parties Performance Success Way Were Whenever]
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Joan Van Ark - When you have to get into the character each morning, give it your voice, your face, it was torture.
[ Character Each Face Get Give Into Morning Torture Voice Your]
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Adam Arkin - You can fake your age or mask it, but the passion that moves the characters has to be real.
[ Age Characters Fake Mask Moves Passion Real Your]
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Rona Barrett - Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
[ Authority Because Character Corrupts Demands Importance Increase Increases Moral Position Power Society]
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Dewitt Bodeen - It is in the character of very few men to honor without envy a friend who has prospered.
[ Character Envy Few Friend Honor Men Prospered Very Without]
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Edward Bond - Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
[ Character Chewing Complacency Does Else Get Great Know Secret Special Swallowed Truth Up Values Your]
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Francesco Borromini - I didn't have to audition. That's common, but it had never happened to me before. Normally, I hate auditioning. I need to stew and think... let the character develop and grow inside me.
[ Audition Auditioning Before Character Common Develop Grow Had Happened Hate Inside Need Never Normally Stew Think]
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William Brewster - If I stunk for some reason, you can always blame it on the character.
[ Always Blame Character Reason Some Stunk]
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Kurt Browning - For the third season, we do a sit around on one episode where we were in character and then we commented on one episode just being ourselves, so - not really. I was comfortable, though. I wasn't nervous.
[ Around Being Character Comfortable Commented Episode Just Nervous Ourselves Really Season Sit Then Third Though Were Where]
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Alois Brunner - It's not like my old self - I'm not in character anymore, I'm me. I'm not hiding behind that anymore.
[ Anymore Behind Character Hiding Old Self]
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Sergei Bubka - Your source material is the people you know, not those you don't know, but every character is an extension of the author's own personality.
[ Author Character Every Extension Know Material Own Personality Source Those Your]
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Laura Bush - She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
[ Character Clothes Had Influence Instinct Magic Manners Many More Over Possess Powerful She Than Womanly Worth]
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Isaac Butt - It makes it fun. When an actor plays a character, you want what that character wants. Otherwise it doesn't look authentic. So I really want to defeat Jimmy - I mean Jimmy as the character.
[ Actor Authentic Character Defeat Fun Jimmy Look Makes Mean Otherwise Plays Really Want Wants]
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James Caan - The same characters that keep reappearing, bigger than life, find their own integrity in doing what they do the way they do it, even if it causes their own deaths.
[ Bigger Causes Characters Deaths Doing Even Find Integrity Keep Life Own Same Than Their Way]
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Matt Cameron - The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when, in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the Popular Front Government of Republican Spain.
[ Against Attempted Centre Character Fascism Fight Force Franco Front Government Moved Overthrow Popular Republican Spain Stage]
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Malcolm Campbell - I'm always more motivated by the pain of a funny character than by what makes him funny.
[ Always Character Funny Him Makes More Motivated Pain Than]
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Vincent Canby - It is a rare American who does not have some story about how music has made our lives richer and more interesting, how it has changed our moods, brought out the best in our character and even sometimes helped us earn a living.
[ American Best Brought Changed Character Does Earn Even Helped How Interesting Lives Living Made Moods More Music Our Out Rare Richer Some Sometimes Story Us]
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Will Carleton - I really love the process, with stage, of rehearsal, you get to create a character, and you have a beginning, a middle, and an end of story. And in television, you don't.
[ Beginning Character Create End Get Love Middle Process Really Rehearsal Stage Story Television]
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Craig Claiborne - The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
[ Act Character Destiny Habit Harvest Law More Reap Sow Than]
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Red Cloud - Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.
[ Characterized Command Expected Failure Harm Hesitation Indecision Interest January National Office Our Provides Ship State System Take Will Winner]
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Alexander Cockburn - I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new.
[ Battered Brand Character New Old Prefer Rather Things]
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Carlo Collodi - While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best.
[ Best Brings Character Forms Months Our Out Relish Warm While Winter]
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Dane Cook - Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.
[ Adventurers Ask Bend Books Characters Determines Dissidents Drives Fate Heart Mavericks Need Our Outsiders Passionate Questions Rebels Risks Rules Take Us]
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Robert Cormier - I tell my students you have an absolute right to write about people you know and love. You do. But the kicker is you have a responsibility to make the characters large enough that you will not have sinned against them.
[ Absolute Against Characters Enough Know Large Love Make Responsibility Right Sinned Students Tell Them Will Write]
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Ram Dass - Washington's character was rock solid. He came to stand for the new nation and its republican virtues, which was why he became our first President by unanimous choice.
[ Became Came Character Choice First Nation New Our President Republican Rock Solid Stand Unanimous Virtues Washington Which Why]
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Toi Derricotte - Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence.
[ Become Characteristic Chief Displacing Incompetence Journalism Laziness]
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Yamila Diaz - They killed my character off and as God would have it, just when they told me I would never work again, I got cast in a little program called Roots, and as they would say, the rest is history.
[ Again Called Cast Character God Got History Just Killed Little Never Off Program Rest Roots Say Told Work Would]
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Timothy Dolan - Always, your work is the same: You have to tell a story, you have to make a character. It doesn't matter if there are thousands of dollars, millions behind it, or if there is nothing.
[ Always Behind Character Dollars Make Matter Millions Nothing Same Story Tell Thousands Work Your]
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Ernest Dowson - I am more spontaneous than my character.
[ Am Character More Spontaneous Than]
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Richard Drew - To re-live these characters would be wonderful, because I know when the show ends it will be huge mourning process.
[ Because Characters Ends Huge Know Mourning Process Show These Will Wonderful Would]
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Wayne Dyer - The thing that's characteristic of my performance is that I literally do drag the whole studio onto the stage.
[ Characteristic Drag Literally Onto Performance Stage Studio Thing Whole]
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Irwin Edman - None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.
[ Character Clue Complexion Fact His Nature None Offers Person Quality Responsible Skin Underneath Us]
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Shannon Elizabeth - You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how the character will react. You have to tweak your credibility a little bit, is basically what it comes down to.
[ Basically Bit Buy Character Comes Credibility Disbelief Down How Into Little React Situation Story Suspend Tweak Will Your]
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Harlan Ellison - Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.
[ Bad Character Choose Defines Gift Gravity Happen How Immobilized Itself Life Loss Most Pain Perpetual Precious Quality Respond Rise Sadness Sit Them Things Treasure]
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Cyril Falls - The talent for discovering the unique and marketable characteristics of a product and service is a designer's most valuable asset.
[ Asset Characteristics Designer Discovering Marketable Most Product Service Talent Unique Valuable]
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Owen Feltham - The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
[ Acceptance Accepted Adult Amazement American Character Deserves Distaste Emerges Enthusiastic Even Fact Female Formidable Inevitable Met Negro Often Outcome Respect Seldom Struggle Survivors Won]
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Robert Fisk - My father is a man of impeccable character who has worked tirelessly for the United Nations for many years. His integrity is beyond reproach.
[ Beyond Character Father His Impeccable Integrity Man Many Nations Reproach Tirelessly United Worked Years]
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Bobby Flay - I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse.
[ Always Bad Believed Character Go Greedy Mark Pigs Want]
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Tim Flock - The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges.
[ Ability Challenges Character Having Meet Test]
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Peter Fonda - I'm trying to learn to smoke, which is rather weird when everyone is trying to stop. I'm not a smoker. But my character only smokes as an affectation.
[ Affectation Character Everyone Learn Only Rather Smoke Smoker Stop Trying Weird Which]
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Megan Fox - No novel is a clone of any preceding one, though with a background cast of characters and things that has grown to thousands, there are many familiar aspects.
[ Any Aspects Background Cast Characters Clone Familiar Grown Many Novel Preceding Things Though Thousands]
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Frank Frazetta - It's hard being a hostage in somebody else's mouth - or a character in somebody else's novel.
[ Being Character Else Hard Hostage Mouth Novel Somebody]
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Charles Fried - Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
[ Character Poverty Schoolmaster]
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Robert Fritz - All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks.
[ Bag Characters Conscience Cut Failing Fighting Films Find Freedom Loose Needing Problems Rid Sense Sin Themselves These Tricks Trying Way Whole]
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Lynette Fromme - I mean simply to say that I want my characters to suggest the background in themselves, even when it is not visible. I want them to be so powerfully realized that we cannot imagine them apart from their physical and social context even when we see them in empty space.
[ Apart Background Cannot Characters Context Empty Even Imagine Mean Physical Powerfully Realized Say See Simply Social Space Suggest Their Them Themselves Visible Want]
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Elizabeth Fry - You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters.
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
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Katherine Fullerton Gerould - Once we got over the origin story, we could really delve deeper into their lives and characters and angst. So this movie actually has more heart, more humor.
[ Actually Angst Characters Could Deeper Delve Got Heart Humor Into Lives More Movie Once Origin Over Really Story Their]
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Robert Gibbs - Once you've established where you are, you go to the character and elaborate on expressions and action.
[ Action Character Elaborate Established Expressions Go Once Where]
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Wolcott Gibbs - Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design.
[ Character Comes Composition Design Drawing Equilibrium Gag Middle Placing Solution Sometimes Start Then Which Working]
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Samuel Goldwyn - In each of my characters there is a little of me. Not strictly autobiographical but a little piece of my soul.
[ Autobiographical Characters Each Little Piece Soul Strictly]
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Caroline Gordon - Even among the married, sexual satisfaction must not be sought in a way which disregards man's character as a person and degrades him to the animal level.
[ Among Animal Character Degrades Disregards Even Him Level Man Married Must Person Satisfaction Sexual Sought Way Which]
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Fred G. Gosman - Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
[ Bad Breeding Characteristics Horrible Manner Politician Popular Voice Vulgar]
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Baltasar Gracian - Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
[ Almost Called Character Effective May Means Most Persuasion]
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Paul Greengrass - What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.
[ Actions Anxious Certain Character Citizens Disposition Fellow His Moral Most Namely Performance Produce Statesman Virtue Virtuous]
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Pope Gregory VII - When two characters or two actresses are together for a while there is bound to be chemistry developing.
[ Actresses Bound Characters Chemistry Developing Together Two While]
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Marcus A. Hanna - Yeah, you know, within the context of TV families, these are pretty unsavory characters.
[ Characters Context Families Know Pretty These Tv Unsavory Within Yeah]
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John Marshall Harlan - Not a having and a resting, but a growing and becoming, is the character of perfection as culture conceives it.
[ Becoming Character Conceives Culture Growing Having Perfection Resting]
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Frank Harris - Casting ethnic characters is a very hard thing to do, but it's important. It's also interesting.
[ Also Casting Characters Ethnic Hard Important Interesting Thing Very]
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Steve Harvey - In 1963 and later papers, I pointed out that the special market characteristics of medical care and medical insurance could be explained by reference to differences in information among the parties involved.
[ Among Care Characteristics Could Differences Explained Information Insurance Involved Later Market Medical Out Papers Parties Pointed Reference Special]
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George Herman - After doing this, going away, trying other things and working on other shows, this character, and working within Days of Our Lives, has been one of the most enjoyable experiences in my career.
[ After Away Been Career Character Days Doing Enjoyable Experiences Going Lives Most Other Our Shows Things Trying Within Working]
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Jay Hernandez - I played a lot of character parts in school.
[ Character Lot Parts Played School]
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L. M. Heroux - It ended up being a very good thing, because they finally started writing for the character, and I realized that you have to go to work with a purpose. I learned from the experience and then moved on.
[ Because Being Character Ended Experience Finally Go Good Learned Moved Purpose Realized Started Then Thing Up Very Work Writing]
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John S. Herrington - The fact is, it was a big show. We were a part of that show. Everybody watches for different reasons. There were some people who were tuning in that day to see what was going on with other characters.
[ Big Characters Day Different Everybody Fact Going Other Part Reasons See Show Some Tuning Watches Were]
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Bernard Herrmann - When I draw a character, very often as I'm doing a face, my face mirrors the expression.
[ Character Doing Draw Expression Face Mirrors Often Very]
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Kenny Hickey - I think it is important that you care about the characters, and you are not just waiting for the next action sequence but have a vested interested in what happens to them.
[ Action Care Characters Happens Important Interested Just Next Sequence Them Think Vested Waiting]
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Bill Hicks - I'm 25, so I've already gone through what my character Ged goes through, though it's on a general scale because I haven't studied at a wizard's school.
[ Already Because Character General Goes Gone Haven Scale School Studied Though Through Wizard]
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Billy Higgins - Our first scene is sort of a reunion between the X-Men characters, which establishes everyone's relationship to one another, sort of like a recap for all those who have forgotten since the last movie.
[ Another Between Characters Establishes Everyone First Forgotten Last Movie Our Relationship Reunion Scene Since Sort Those Which X-Men]
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Brian Higgins - Playing a character who's dealing not only with a superpower but having a normal relationship is easy to associate with, because I feel that everyone has been through it.
[ Associate Because Been Character Dealing Easy Everyone Feel Having Normal Only Playing Relationship Superpower Through]
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Thomas W. Higginson - The genre of fantasy is about magic and occult characters.
[ Characters Fantasy Genre Magic Occult]
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Howard Hodgkin - It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
[ Characters Easier Influence Life Strong Than Weak]
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Jeffrey Hunter - And what's interesting about him as a comic character is that the custard pie hardly ever ends up on his face.
[ Character Comic Custard Ends Ever Face Hardly Him His Interesting Pie Up]
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Tom Hunter - I think the character does tend to suit an episodic thing, because what's fun about him is that he doesn't care about anyone else, and it's very difficult for a main character - a lead character - in a movie to not care about anybody else.
[ Anybody Anyone Because Care Character Difficult Does Else Episodic Fun Him Lead Main Movie Suit Tend Thing Think Very]
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Samuel P. Huntington - I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all.
[ Came Character Opportunity Qualms Return Up Would]
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Jon Huntsman, Jr. - It's the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually, when it went from TV to film. You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character.
[ Actually Bean Certainly Character Difficulty Discover Explain Film Had More Mr Need Tv Went]
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Sol Hurok - When I was doing Bean more than I've done him in the last few years, I did strange things - like appearing on chat shows in character as Mr. Bean.
[ Appearing Bean Character Chat Did Doing Done Few Him Last More Mr Shows Strange Than Things Years]
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James Inhofe - Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are.
[ Before Character Costumes Does Establish First Impression Open Really Their]
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Alija Izetbegovic - It always takes awhile to find out who the characters are.
[ Always Awhile Characters Find Out Takes]
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Andrew Jack - The mask of the character was already written into the show, but I actually lobbied for a denser and more complete mask than they initially considered.
[ Actually Already Character Complete Considered Denser Initially Into Mask More Show Than Written]
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Glenda Jackson - Beauty has a lot to do with character.
[ Beauty Character Lot]
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Marc Jacobs - Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.
[ Autobiography Characters Concerned Ego Every Quixote Self Two]
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Ferguson Jenkins - I can move my characters through it easily, because I understand the background; I've really studied it.
[ Background Because Characters Easily Move Really Studied Through Understand]
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Bruce Jenner - I probably read 100 times more than I write, but that way when I move my characters through it, I know.
[ Characters Know More Move Probably Read Than Through Times Way Write]
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Justinian I - Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
[ Also Character Dyed Habitual Mind Soul Such Thoughts Will Your]
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Wilhelm Keitel - Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which have the general character of ritual or ceremonial, all conventional acts.
[ Acts Ceremonial Character Conventional General Heir Ill Ritual Which]
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Richard King - People are always defining and re-defining music. My style of playing has been characterized as smooth jazz and acid jazz. I listen as I play; I'm not caught up in defining the type of music I play.
[ Acid Always Been Caught Characterized Defining Jazz Listen Music Play Playing Smooth Style Type Up]
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Jack Kingston - I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I'm from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character.
[ Character Clothes Come Glasses Love Peter Play Prepare Props School Sellers Trying Using Wig]
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Werner Klemperer - Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people.
[ Attributes Change Character Conviction Defining Essential Freedom Happened Importantly Liberty Love Most National Nothing Our Remain]
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Harry Knowles - The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person.
[ Any Character Discussion Every Fairly Fitness His Legitimate May Office Person Public Servant Subject]
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Diana Krall - Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.
[ Always Character Conditions Demand Destroyed Good Health Judgement Knowledge Lose May Money Power Property Purchasing Under Will]
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Robby Krieger - Our immigration system is a broken system that needs to be fixed. We need reform that provides hardworking people of good character with a real path towards citizenship.
[ Broken Character Citizenship Fixed Good Hardworking Immigration Need Needs Our Path Provides Real Reform System Towards]
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Stephen LaBerge - If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats.
[ Being Bodies Characters Fictional Heartbeats More Practice Real Sometimes Than Understand While Will]
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Dorothea Lange - The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know.
[ Characteristic Did Know Knowing Our Progress Scientific]
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Edward Lazear - Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing.
[ Being Busy Character Deity Goodness Greatest Man Mind Mischievous Thing Virtues Without Wretched]
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Franz Lehar - I'm always happier and a better actor when I can really lose myself in a character and become somebody else.
[ Actor Always Become Better Character Else Happier Lose Myself Really Somebody]
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Sergio Leone - An individual step in character training is to put responsibility on the individual.
[ Character Individual Put Responsibility Step Training]
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Eugene Levy - Like at Halloween: I knew I'd arrived when I saw people dressing up on Halloween as my character.
[ Arrived Character Dressing Halloween Knew Saw Up]
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Eric Lindros - An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own.
[ Also Become Characteristics Give His Influential Labour Least Member Mind Money Most Much Only Original Own Parliament Part Pay Sacrifice Such Time Too Which]
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Arthur Lowe - By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others.
[ Because Called Character Deserves Earns Gifts Great His However Influence Man Mean Other Others Power Qualities Result Spiritual]
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Rosa Luxemburg - In the best farce to-day we start with some absurd premise as to character or situation, but if the premises be once granted we move logically enough to the ending.
[ Absurd Best Character Ending Enough Farce Granted Logically Move Once Premise Premises Situation Some Start To-Day]
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Jack Lynch - The instinct to impersonate produces the actor; the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright; the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature.
[ Actor Adequate Characterization Desire Dialogue Dramatic Impersonate Impersonations Instinct Itself Literature Memorable Playwright Pleasure Produces Provide]
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Peter Lynch - When the drama attains a characterization which makes the play a revelation of human conduct and a dialogue which characterizes yet pleases for itself, we reach dramatic literature.
[ Attains Characterization Characterizes Conduct Dialogue Drama Dramatic Human Itself Literature Makes Play Pleases Reach Revelation Which Yet]
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Bob Marley - I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.
[ Always Censure Character Criticism Freely Intelligence Knowledge Listen Merited Respect Right Their Them]
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Don Martin - A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples.
[ Affecting Backward Characteristic Communities More Nationalism New Our Peoples Peripheral Prevalence Regions Second So-Called Spreading Still Time]
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Lynn Martin - Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology.
[ Age Already Aspect Based Being Characteristic Industrialization Machinery Our Referred Revolution Technology Wrought]
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William Masters - Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down within incredible swiftness.
[ Builds Character Down Incredible Slowly Swiftness Torn Within]
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Mitch McConnell - I don't think I'm like any of the characters I've played - they're all really far from who I am.
[ Am Any Characters Far Played Really Think]
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Maureen McCormick - My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message.
[ Between Character Complete Consumerism Difference Ethics Film Hope Lack Message Obsession Repulsed Saying Will]
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Malachy McCourt - We are starting off with our own different characters and our own laws and everything, looking at Bruce Wayne and how he came to be the person that he was and how he comes to be this man that jumps around in the Bat suit.
[ Around Bat Bruce Came Characters Comes Different Everything How Jumps Laws Looking Man Off Our Own Person Starting Suit Wayne]
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Craig McCracken - When it comes to films, people often don't differentiate between the message of a bad central character and the message of the film itself. They are two separate things.
[ Bad Between Central Character Comes Differentiate Film Films Itself Message Often Separate Things Two]
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Ian Mcewan - There are two ways to go about it. You can take a compass and draw a perfect circle and make two perfect eyes as neat as can be. Or you can do it freehand and have some fun with it. Like I did. Give it character.
[ Character Circle Compass Did Draw Eyes Fun Give Go Make Neat Perfect Some Take Two Ways]
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Steve McQueen - Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
[ Character Children Commences Education Every Formation Hearsay Knee Little Mother Spoken Tends Toward Within Word]
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James Nathan Miller - Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.
[ Amusement Characters Depend Enough Exciting Lives Neighbors Their Those Truth]
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Larry Miller - It's a character that I always found really likable. I'm fond of Zorro because he was a popular figure who worked for the people.
[ Always Because Character Figure Fond Found Likable Popular Really Worked]
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Walter F. Mondale - I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books!
[ Books Character]
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Richard Morris - Usually, it gets worse and worse as they downsize your character; mine just kept getting better.
[ Better Character Downsize Gets Getting Just Kept Mine Usually Worse Your]
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Viggo Mortensen - The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life.
[ Characteristic Choose Great Important Life Mark Mind Most Object Pursue Some]
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Alison Moyet - Making cartoons means very hard work at every step of the way, but creating a successful cartoon character is the hardest work of all.
[ Cartoon Cartoons Character Creating Every Hard Hardest Making Means Step Successful Very Way Work]
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Hosni Mubarak - Parents look at me like I'm somebody pretty important, and say, We were raised on your characters, and now we're enjoying them all over again with our children.
[ Again Characters Children Enjoying Important Look Now Our Over Parents Pretty Raised Say Somebody Them Were Your]
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Frank Muir - What about Mickey Mouse? Disney tried very hard to make him a star. But Mickey Mouse is more of a symbol than a real character.
[ Character Disney Hard Him Make Mickey More Mouse Real Star Symbol Than Tried Very]
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Tim Murphy - I enjoy my job as long as I can create a character, otherwise it's boring.
[ Boring Character Create Enjoy Job Long Otherwise]
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Gary Neville - My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized that I had no character.
[ Character Defamation Had Her Initial Realized Response Sue Then]
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James Newman - There was no difference between my characters and the life my readers were going to have to face.
[ Between Characters Difference Face Going Life Readers Were]
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Albert J. Nock - Character is better than ancestry, and personal conduct is of more importance than the highest.
[ Ancestry Better Character Conduct Highest Importance More Personal Than]
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Conan O'Brien - A lot of my work has to do with not allowing my characters to have an ego in a way that the stomach doesn't have an ego when it's wanting to throw up. It just does it.
[ Allowing Characters Does Ego Just Lot Stomach Throw Up Wanting Way Work]
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Kate O'Brien - Somebody like Mailer brings to that role everything that he stands for. The types of characters that I gravitate towards, the types of icons, tend to have a heavy physicality in that way.
[ Brings Characters Everything Gravitate Heavy Icons Mailer Physicality Role Somebody Stands Tend Towards Types Way]
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Bill Parcells - The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number.
[ Age Biological Characteristics Color Determines Dna Eye Information Number Security Sex Social Such Unique Your]
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Pope John Paul II - I would call it a comedy variety show. We have some people just doing straight standup. We usually try to have one musical act of sort. So its just people being funny in different ways, not just sketch, not just standup, not just characters, all of those things.
[ Act Being Call Characters Comedy Different Doing Funny Just Musical Show Sketch Some Sort Standup Straight Things Those Try Usually Variety Ways Would]
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Arthur Peacocke - I never act my characters - I am them.
[ Act Am Characters Never Them]
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Renzo Piano - People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction.
[ Amadeus Big Character Fiction Great Had Man Movie Realize Salieri Saw Talent]
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Arthur Ponsonby - During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
[ Ability Away Character Done During Individual Need None Revolutions Succession Technological Them Think Whole Witnessed Years]
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Irving Ravetch - I look for a role that hopefully I feel empathy with and that I can understand and love, but also that has that challenge for me to play - a different kind of role, a different type of character, a different time period.
[ Also Challenge Character Different Empathy Feel Hopefully Kind Look Love Period Play Role Time Type Understand]
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Prem Rawat - I try to always stretch myself to fit the characters that have been presented.
[ Always Been Characters Fit Myself Presented Stretch Try]
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Slick Rick - A nation is a totality of men united through community of fate into a community of character.
[ Character Community Fate Into Men Nation Through Totality United]
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Jai Rodriguez - Oftentimes what happens is that the writer understands one character, but they don't understand the other one, and the other one ends up not being written as well.
[ Being Character Ends Happens Oftentimes Other Understand Understands Up Well Writer Written]
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Robert Rodriguez - What is their potential for evil; what is their potential for wickedness? That's the only time that those characters become interesting to watch.
[ Become Characters Evil Interesting Only Potential Their Those Time Watch Wickedness]
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Artur Rodzinski - When you have to play a character that seems to be a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself, I think the trick in that kind of character, so that you don't become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are.
[ Become Character Cliche Decent Find Kind Person Play Relatively Seems Their Think Trick Weaknesses Where Yourself]
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Dave Van Ronk - 006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters.
[ Bond Both Character Characters Explored Film Friendship His How Interesting Journey Personal Really Such Very Went Wrong]
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Mickey Rooney - I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don't carry anything around with me - no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it's too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective - your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else.
[ Anything Around Baggage Carry Character Day Else End Excess Exhausting Into Leave Leisure Perspective Put Something Sort Things Think Thoughts Time Too Unnecessary Work Your]
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Eleanor Roosevelt - I think that you always have something left, that you take something of the character with you.
[ Always Character Left Something Take Think]
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Elihu Root - If you have a very good concept of your character, you can snap into it.
[ Character Concept Good Into Snap Very Your]
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Richard Rorty - Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease.
[ Always Aristocratic Battlefield Because Bit Character Complex Confidence Ease Favorite Fight Full Good His Ill Knows Off Officers Played Prejudice Role Rough Shy Soldier Unsure Upbringing Very Will Working-Class Working-Class]
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Axl Rose - There's a wealth of literature out there which, hopefully, will be, you know, exploded in the future, and I personally find it very rewarding to be involved with classic storytelling, and sort of legendary characters.
[ Characters Classic Exploded Find Future Hopefully Involved Know Legendary Literature Out Personally Rewarding Sort Storytelling Very Wealth Which Will]
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Valentino Rossi - I think almost always that what gets me going with a story is the atmosphere, the visual imagery, and then I people it with characters, not the other way around.
[ Almost Always Around Atmosphere Characters Gets Going Imagery Other Story Then Think Visual Way]
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David Lee Roth - Quite often my narrator or protagonist may be a man, but I'm not sure he's the more interesting character, or if the more complex character isn't the woman.
[ Character Complex Interesting Man May More Narrator Often Protagonist Quite Sure Woman]
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Sa'Di - I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it. Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters. It's really not all lesbians any more.
[ Any Change Characters Different Especially Get Having Hope Kinds Lesbians More Now Read Really Strip Without]
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Jeffrey Sachs - It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't really suddenly give someone gray hair.
[ Age Because Character Give Gray Hair Hard Really Someone Suddenly Thing]
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George Sand - Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin.
[ Again Been Believe Character Civil Color Content Deserves Equal Essence Everyone Faith Go Justice Lies Movement Over Pack Right Rights Shot Skin Sold Then]
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Fulton J. Sheen - Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up.
[ Blunt Character Deep Genius High Imagining Instinct Judges Men Quick Size Thinking Trivial Up Which]
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Aaron Siskind - I get letters from kids, teenagers and young girls who just want to be Mac. I've had quite a few people actually say that they're going to become a Marine or a JAG lawyer because of me... the character. I think that's pretty cool!
[ Actually Because Become Character Cool Few Get Girls Going Had Jag Just Kids Lawyer Letters Mac Marine Pretty Quite Say Teenagers Think Want Young]
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Tavis Smiley - But in action, one defies one's character.
[ Action Character Defies]
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Howard K. Smith - I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth.
[ Because Been Booked Characters Chosen Did Food Jobs Last Lucky Mouth Needed Nobody Put Until Up Very Year]
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Lisa Snowdon - Because I was able to submerge myself into the character, I didn't have to go back and forth. You don't have to work hard to bring emotions. It all just comes naturally, you're there living it.
[ Able Back Because Bring Character Comes Emotions Forth Go Hard Into Just Living Myself Naturally Work]
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Olympia Snowe - By knowing your character so well you can't go wrong. All of us kind of fell into that.
[ Character Fell Go Into Kind Knowing Us Well Wrong Your]
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Socrates - There is always one person on the set who has a lot of anxiety, an actor who is really intense and has to stay in character and holds himself away from the rest of us.
[ Actor Always Anxiety Away Character Himself Holds Intense Lot Person Really Rest Set Stay Us]
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Nicholas Sparks - Now, all the movies are for teenagers. It's very difficult for an actress to find really deep, beautiful characters to play.
[ Actress Beautiful Characters Deep Difficult Find Movies Now Play Really Teenagers Very]
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Kristen Stewart - It's the texture of New York that people miss by filming elsewhere. There are layers and layers of character - even in the pavement - that you can't get anywhere else. And the speed that the people move. It's so different from other places.
[ Anywhere Character Different Else Elsewhere Even Filming Get Layers Miss Move New Other Pavement Places Speed Texture York]
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Jerry Stiller - The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble.
[ Character Destructive Feeling Life Lives Living Suicide Trouble Worth]
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Whitley Strieber - Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character.
[ Arts Building Character Fighting Martial]
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William Strunk, Jr. - The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
[ Achievement Achieving Build Character Discipline Goal Itself Learn More Setting Than Valuable]
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Larry Summers - I think the qualities I look for in a girl I'd like to be my girlfriend would be the way Lindsay's character is before she becomes a plastic. Very real.
[ Becomes Before Character Girl Girlfriend Lindsay Look Plastic Qualities Real She Think Very Way Would]
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Italo Svevo - It is our character that supports the promise of our future - far more than particular government programs or policies.
[ Character Far Future Government More Our Particular Policies Programs Promise Supports Than]
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Gloria Swanson - The formation of character in young people is educationally a different task from and a prior task to, the discussion of the great, difficult ethical controversies of the day.
[ Character Controversies Day Different Difficult Discussion Educationally Ethical Formation Great Prior Task Young]
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Eric Taylor - You treat characters like people you meet in life-friends or mentors.
[ Characters Meet Mentors Treat]
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Julie Taymor - If you're offered something, you're not really sure exactly what is that they saw in you that they think is the character so it's a little scary, I feel.
[ Character Exactly Feel Little Offered Really Saw Scary Something Sure Think]
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Henry John Temple - You don't realize how much a part of your character is part of yourself until you are no longer playing that character.
[ Character How Longer Much Part Playing Realize Until Your Yourself]
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Tertullian - I like playing flawed characters, people who aren't perfect.
[ Characters Flawed Perfect Playing]
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Twyla Tharp - Take characters that Nicholson or De Niro play: they're not always tough.
[ Always Characters De Nicholson Niro Play Take Tough]
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Denis Thatcher - The Big Chill is one of those things that everybody can identify with. Between eight characters, they can pick somebody who's somewhat like them.
[ Between Big Characters Chill Eight Everybody Identify Pick Somebody Somewhat Them Things Those]
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Jonathan Taylor Thomas - It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with the characters they are portraying.
[ Characters Connecting Enough Hit Just Notes Point Portraying Singers Sounding Standing Wonderful]
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Will Thomas - When the music and the characters are flawlessly synchronized, the opera develops an emotional force that movies and plays cannot match.
[ Cannot Characters Develops Emotional Force Match Movies Music Opera Plays]
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William Thomas - With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life.
[ Author Best Bring Characters Film Intentions Life Try Understand]
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Ed Townsend - Modern thought has transferred the spectral character of Death to the notion of time itself. Time has become Death triumphant over all.
[ Become Character Death Itself Modern Notion Over Spectral Thought Time Transferred Triumphant]
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Cicely Tyson - We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us, no inferiority for which it cannot compensate.
[ Cannot Characteristic Compensate Confer Inferiority Intelligence Know Main Man Regard Superiority Us Which]
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Abe Vigoda - It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof.
[ Advance Any Characteristic Essence Explanations Full Long Often Possible Proof Science Scientist Seized Their]
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Lila Acheson Wallace - Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself. He belongs to his character, to his author, to his public. He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first, not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third.
[ Actor Author Belong Belongs Betray Ceases Character Curtain Disappoint First Himself His Identify Impossible Must Once Public Raised Second Third]
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Fritz Weaver - I don't know why, but I respond well to tortured characters.
[ Characters Know Respond Tortured Well Why]
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Max Webber - It is very hard to separate one's self from a character. Sometimes the people closest to me have to be very understanding.
[ Character Closest Hard Self Separate Sometimes Understanding Very]
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Lawrence Welk - Yeah, it's fun to be somebody you're not, to bring a character to life.
[ Bring Character Fun Life Somebody Yeah]
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Ann Wilson - I grew up below the poverty line; I didn't have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade point average and I want to go to college, and just become a better person.
[ Average Become Below Better Built Character College Did Go Grade Grew Just Line Made Much Now Other Person Point Poverty Stronger Think Up Want]
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Leonard Woolf - Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors.
[ Advocates Blameless Characters Designed Formal Inquiry Judges Jurors Prove Put Record Trial Upon]
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Herman Wouk - Character and emotionality don't always have to be relegated to quieter, more simple constructs.
[ Always Character Constructs More Quieter Relegated Simple]
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Ed Wynn - But because it was able to balance that kind of humor with a sweet story and characters you really rooted for and also got across the girls' point of view, I've heard nothing but great things from younger and older females as well.
[ Able Across Also Balance Because Characters Females Girls Got Great Heard Humor Kind Nothing Older Point Really Rooted Story Sweet Things View Well Younger]
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Malcom X - I like to think what I bring to the table is kind of a sympathetic and endearing quality, even while I'm playing outcasts or characters that end up in outlandish situations.
[ Bring Characters End Endearing Even Kind Outcasts Outlandish Playing Quality Situations Sympathetic Table Think Up While]
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Deng Xiaoping - In order for American Pie to have worked, you have to have a character who, even while he is humping a pie, the audience still likes.
[ American Audience Character Even Humping Likes Order Pie Still While Worked]
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Muhammad Yunus - But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind.
[ Battles Blotted Characters Loneliness Mind Never Old Stern Stretches Strong Times Tremendous West]
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Jay Z - General Custer was a close observer and student of personal character.
[ Character Close Custer General Observer Personal Student]
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Citium Zeno - Wild Bill was a strange character. In person he was about six feet and one inch in height. He was a Plains-man in every sense of the word.
[ Bill Character Every Feet Height Inch Person Sense Six Strange Wild Word]
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- Before I thought there was a common denominator between my films - as if all my characters were sisters - but I'm not so sure now.
[ Before Between Characters Common Denominator Films Now Sisters Sure Thought Were]
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- I sometimes feel like I could do another job. Anything. Maybe because as an actress you're playing different characters, everything feels possible.
[ Actress Another Anything Because Characters Could Different Everything Feel Feels Job Maybe Playing Possible Sometimes]
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- I've never thought of my characters as being sad. On the contrary, they are full of life. They didn't choose tragedy. Tragedy chose them.
[ Being Characters Choose Chose Contrary Full Life Never Sad Them Thought Tragedy]
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- Movies are open doors, and at every door, I change character and life.
[ Change Character Door Doors Every Life Movies Open]
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- Our cultural diversity has most certainly shaped our national character.
[ Certainly Character Cultural Diversity Most National Our Shaped]
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- Politics ruins the character.
[ Character Politics Ruins]
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- At first I was always cast as the girlfriend. It was a long time before I got to play characters who were people.
[ Always Before Cast Characters First Girlfriend Got Long Play Time Were]
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- Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
[ Beautiful Beauty Character Conduct Contributes Courage Deal Discipline Fades Fortifies Fortitude Great Her Integrity Make Mode Standard Woman Youth]
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- Not everyone likes watching rushes, but it makes me work harder, and I don't feel I am watching myself, but watching the progression of the character.
[ Am Character Everyone Feel Harder Likes Makes Myself Progression Rushes Watching Work]
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- We all lose our looks eventually. Better develop your character and interest in life.
[ Better Character Develop Eventually Interest Life Looks Lose Our Your]
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- Money is always on its way somewhere. What you do with it while it is in your keeping and the direction you send it in say much about you. Your treatment of and respect for money, how you make it, and how you spend it, reflect your character.
[ Always Character Direction How Keeping Make Money Much Reflect Respect Say Send Somewhere Spend Treatment Way While Your]
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- It's the same as any role and I find that you can't lump characters together; because they all have different life experiences, different reasons for being the way they are.
[ Any Because Being Characters Different Experiences Find Life Lump Reasons Role Same Together Way]
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- A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery.
[ Big Boy Character Develop Discovery Go Him Into Journey Man Part Personal Play Political Really Search Social Spiritual Try Wanted]
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- I remember one time that I was filming a scene in whych my character rides through Troy on a chariot. I just looked around at this incredible set thinking 'This is the life'.
[ Around Character Chariot Filming Incredible Just Life Looked Remember Rides Scene Set Thinking Through Time Troy]
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- My whole career has been fulfilling my childhood fantasies, playing characters that are larger than life, getting to play a knight, an elf, a prince, and a soldier.
[ Been Career Characters Childhood Elf Fantasies Fulfilling Getting Knight Larger Life Play Playing Prince Soldier Than Whole]
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- The role of an actor is to make every character believable.
[ Actor Believable Character Every Make Role]
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- Yeah, I mean the material, directors, the other cast, and if you think you can do something with the character then you do it and go from there. I am looking forward to doing some smaller movies.
[ Am Cast Character Directors Doing Forward Go Looking Material Mean Movies Other Smaller Some Something Then Think Yeah]
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- Basically the children who watch it just see the little characters they love, and so they're not discerning about whether it looks great or it's a great story or anything.
[ Anything Basically Characters Children Discerning Great Just Little Looks Love See Story Watch Whether]
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- If you look at the game and everything, it's not quite like looking at an animated film, because that's total character. This, this is really movement, but it's got funny little things if you look for the humor. They're actually getting to the character.
[ Actually Animated Because Character Everything Film Funny Game Getting Got Humor Little Look Looking Movement Quite Really Things Total]
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- We started getting the script to different people and we were in the business of trying to fund it so we could get it off and running, and all the characters and sets designed and everything.
[ Business Characters Could Designed Different Everything Fund Get Getting Off Running Script Sets Started Trying Were]
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- In other words, we are interested in the anatomical and mental characteristics of men living under the same biological, geographical, and social environment, and as determined by their past.
[ Biological Characteristics Determined Environment Geographical Interested Living Men Mental Other Past Same Social Their Under Words]
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- We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological, and mental characteristics of man considered as an individual; but we are interested in the diversity of these traits in groups of men found in different geographical areas and in different social classes.
[ Areas Characteristics Classes Considered Different Discuss Diversity Found Geographical Groups Individual Interested Man Men Mental Physiological Social These Traits]
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- Slater's a big star and he's been in the business a long time. He's always in a good mood and easygoing but he takes his character very seriously.
[ Always Been Big Business Character Easygoing Good His Long Mood Seriously Star Takes Time Very]
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- So if you want to have a great video game-based movie you have to keep the mood of the game, use the normal character setup - but you have to flesh out the story and provide more background for the characters.
[ Background Character Characters Flesh Game Great Keep Mood More Movie Normal Out Provide Setup Story Use Video Want]
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- Take the hardcore gamers. The characters are way more real in the world of hardcore gamers who have played the game for hundreds of hours. They have the movie in their heads, they've built it on their own. These guys are always very disappointed in the movies.
[ Always Built Characters Disappointed Game Gamers Guys Hardcore Heads Hours Hundreds More Movie Movies Own Played Real Take Their These Very Way World]
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- Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.
[ Acts Ambition Bad Character Depends Direct Endowed Good Great May Passion Perform Principles Them Those Very Which]
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- We're getting rewarded. We don't give up on the play and we show some character at the same time, but there is a long way for us to get to where we want to be.
[ Character Get Getting Give Long Play Rewarded Same Show Some Time Up Us Want Way Where]
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- It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves.
[ Alternatives Always Between Bring Characteristic Chosen Decide Decision Excellence Forced Fore Issues Make Man Momentous Strong Them Themselves Weak]
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- I am positive that flexibility is a feminine characteristic.
[ Am Characteristic Feminine Flexibility Positive]
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- I think there are a lot more relationship scenes in my movies that people tend to overlook. A lot of scenes really feel real and are about the characters.
[ Characters Feel Lot More Movies Overlook Real Really Relationship Scenes Tend Think]
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- I look at the story, I look at the idea and just try to think of it in terms of that whole body of myth and see where the characters fit in and what they ought to be doing-all those archetypes are there to play with.
[ Archetypes Body Characters Fit Idea Just Look Myth Ought Play See Story Terms Think Those Try Where Whole]
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- I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose. Besides, practice forms a man to anything.
[ Anything Besides Character Choose Degree Discovered Forms Man May Practice Some Whatever]
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- Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.
[ Admire Approximate Characters Example Followers Imitate More Most Pleases Reason Than Unconsciously Us]
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- Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them.
[ Always Change Characters Choose Count Friends Handed Ill Make Mistakes Never Seldom Self-Contained Their Them Those Trouble Unhappy Writers]
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- I became, and remain, my characters' close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or am.
[ Am Became Cannot Characters Close Creator Director Feel Intent Never Remain Their]
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- I think every leading man wants to be a character actor, and every character actor wants to be a leading man.
[ Actor Character Every Leading Man Think Wants]
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- And while I might not always agree with the viewpoint I have to portray, because I play a district attorney, as an actress I can always tell myself that my character is trying to take the moral high ground.
[ Actress Agree Always Attorney Because Character District Ground High Might Moral Myself Play Portray Take Tell Trying Viewpoint While]
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- In Shakespearean tragedy the main source of the convulsion which produces suffering and death is never good: good contributes to this convulsion only from its tragic implication with its opposite in one and the same character.
[ Character Contributes Convulsion Death Good Implication Main Never Only Opposite Produces Same Shakespearean Source Suffering Tragedy Tragic Which]
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- Nor does the idea of a moral order asserting itself against attack or want of conformity answer in full to our feelings regarding the tragic character.
[ Against Answer Asserting Attack Character Conformity Does Feelings Full Idea Itself Moral Nor Order Our Regarding Tragic Want]
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- The way I write is that I'll actually have a conversation out loud with myself. In a weird way, I just kind of get schizophrenic and play two characters.
[ Actually Characters Conversation Get Just Kind Loud Myself Out Play Schizophrenic Two Way Weird Write]
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- We can bring to characters dark and bright sides that nobody even dreams about.
[ Bright Bring Characters Dark Dreams Even Nobody Sides]
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- I like to cast actors I admire, one's that are talented. Each one will bring something new to the part. This play has been done thousands of times and now certain characters are too familiar.
[ Actors Admire Been Bring Cast Certain Characters Done Each Familiar New Now Part Play Something Talented Thousands Times Too Will]
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- One of the things that makes Hamlet unique among Shakespeare's characters is his courage to face up to the darker elements of his personality.
[ Among Characters Courage Darker Elements Face Hamlet His Makes Personality Shakespeare Things Unique Up]
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- I put myself into character for my songs.
[ Character Into Myself Put Songs]
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- To me, the psychology behind the character is critical. So I work very hard to get into the mind of the man that I'm going to be playing, because number one, I want to understand why he's doing what he's doing. It's essential, it's absolutely essential.
[ Absolutely Because Behind Character Critical Doing Essential Get Going Hard Into Man Mind Number Playing Psychology Understand Very Want Why Work]
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- I like to try to make the characters I play be as human as possible.
[ Characters Human Make Play Possible Try]
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- My favorite roles usually have to do with the story, if it's a good story I usually enjoy doing the character.
[ Character Doing Enjoy Favorite Good Roles Story Usually]
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- For four years doing that same character all the time kind of bothered me. Butit opened up a lot of doors.
[ Bothered Character Doing Doors Four Kind Lot Opened Same Time Up Years]
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- I love the part of Hector as it takes me back to playing eccentric parts. He is a funny character, which is fine by me as I've been playing for laughs for decades now! It's lovely to get a laugh; it's the best thing in the world!
[ Back Been Best Character Decades Eccentric Fine Funny Get Laugh Laughs Love Lovely Now Part Parts Playing Takes Thing Which World]
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- I like to be surprised. Fresh implications and plot twists erupt as a story unfolds. Characters develop backgrounds, adding depth and feeling. Writing feels like exploring.
[ Adding Backgrounds Characters Depth Develop Erupt Exploring Feeling Feels Fresh Implications Plot Story Surprised Twists Unfolds Writing]
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- My first duty to write a gripping yarn. Second is to convey credible characters who make you feel what they feel. Only third comes the idea.
[ Characters Comes Convey Credible Duty Feel First Gripping Idea Make Only Second Third Write Yarn]
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- When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance.
[ Advance Along Begin Book Characters Deciding Discover Discovery Histories Inevitably Intrigues Many Much Past Political Prejudice Process Surround Their Them Things Too Vital Way Would]
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- I thought I would keep the first name Susan and change the last name but I picked up this book and as I opened it the lead character in it was called Morgan Brittany.
[ Book Brittany Called Change Character First Keep Last Lead Morgan Name Opened Picked Susan Thought Up Would]
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- The only time in my career prior to that I played an evil character was in 'The Twilight Zone'.
[ Career Character Evil Only Played Prior Time Twilight Zone]
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- I probably wouldn't make a good accountant. I don't even understand what my accountant tells me. But the character is a sort of exaggerated version of me, he's a little more frightened than I am, everything seems so much bigger to him than it does to me.
[ Accountant Am Bigger Character Does Even Everything Exaggerated Frightened Good Him Little Make More Much Probably Seems Sort Tells Than Understand Version]
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- Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity, and my flesh begins crawling with suspense.
[ Arouses Begins Character Crawling Curiosity Flesh Life Show Suspense Whose]
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- Highly educated young people are tutored, taught and monitored in all aspects of their lives, except the most important, which is character building. When it comes to this, most universities leave them alone.
[ Alone Aspects Building Character Comes Educated Except Highly Important Leave Lives Most Taught Their Them Universities Which Young]
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- When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas.
[ Character Cover Hold How Ideas Important Knowing Matters More Politics Realize Talk Than Way]
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- I've done it with Broadcast News-where there was no finish line, there was no agenda that I had to move all the characters to this point, that I was sort of open to what happens.
[ Agenda Broadcast Characters Done Finish Had Happens Line Move Open Point Sort]
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- Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
[ Ability Being Characters Every Give Him His Human Hundreds Identities Living Names Other Personalities Relate Separate Skin Talent Their Them Under Writer]
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- Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
[ Character Great Made Manifested May Moments Ones Small]
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- Testing of self is a regular part of our own lives, so it seems natural to make it a part of the lives of my characters, as well, albeit on a much different level.
[ Albeit Characters Different Level Lives Make Much Natural Our Own Part Regular Seems Self Testing Well]
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- Acting allows me to explore new worlds, to discover characters by delving into their lives, and ultimately to become someone else entirely.
[ Acting Allows Become Characters Delving Discover Else Entirely Explore Into Lives New Someone Their Ultimately Worlds]
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- Sports do not build character. They reveal it.
[ Build Character Reveal Sports]
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- The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from beasts.
[ Ability Beasts Beings Characteristic Chief Distinguishes Human Love Make Which]
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- I think it's a short story writer's duty, as well as writing well about emotions and characters, to write story.
[ Characters Duty Emotions Short Story Think Well Write Writer Writing]
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- Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
[ Character Looking Our Think]
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- There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures.
[ Cannot Carry Certain Characters Faces May Motto Natures Our Read Souls Them Wherein Which]
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- In the perception of the incongruous stimuli, the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable in the recognition of more conventional stimuli.
[ Characteristics Conventional Exhibits Generally Incongruous More Observable Perception Process Recognition Stimuli Temporarily Thwarted Which]
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- For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance characters as part of my series.
[ Characters Example Greek Part Renaissance Roman Series Strong Using]
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- From my sketch files I'll find a pose that shows the emotion behind a particular character's story.
[ Behind Character Emotion Files Find Particular Pose Shows Sketch Story]
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- It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not.
[ Birth Care Character Fortunate High Know Less Such Whether]
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- It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
[ Actions Alone Character Gives Men Motive Which]
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- Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.
[ Care Character Class Display Itself Pride Show Takes Winning]
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- Obviously you have to have talent in order to play so you can't overlook that, but we won't overlook the character issue when it comes to talent because if they have talent and they don't have character, it's going to be very difficult to coach that person.
[ Because Character Coach Comes Difficult Going Issue Obviously Order Overlook Person Play Talent Very Won]
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- Places I've lived since then had to have some kind of uniqueness and character about them. And logically Key West, and then Down Island. So, all of that stuff sort of had it's roots in New Orleans and went crazy.
[ Character Crazy Down Had Island Key Kind Lived Logically New Orleans Places Roots Since Some Sort Stuff Them Then Uniqueness Went West]
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- There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
[ Characteristic Difficult Easy Human Likes Make Perverse Seems Some Things]
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- The main thing in acting is honesty, to feel the humanity and get to the essence of the character. You can't put anything into a character that you haven't got within you.
[ Acting Anything Character Essence Feel Get Got Haven Honesty Humanity Into Main Put Thing Within]
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- I have agreed to lend my voice to Nature's Guard, an animated series which hopefully will go into production in the near future. The characters are all animals. My voice will be for a character named Longtail.
[ Agreed Animals Animated Character Characters Future Go Guard Hopefully Into Lend Named Nature Near Production Series Voice Which Will]
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- Then there's going to be another project I am involved with, in fact, I'm going back to film it next week. It's a game for the Internet called Advance Warriors, and my character is Max, who is blind, but he has special powers. It will be a new game played on the Internet.
[ Advance Am Another Back Blind Called Character Fact Film Game Going Internet Involved Max New Next Played Powers Project Special Then Warriors Week Will]
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- No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies.
[ Ascribe Author Character Consistent Drew Ever Forced Human Inconsistencies Many Nature]
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- There's a button that goes On and I'm On. And when I go On, there is almost no me; there is just a character who is doing all this.
[ Almost Button Character Doing Go Goes Just]
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- In a government whose distinguishing characteristic should be a diffusion and equalization of its benefits and burdens the advantage of individuals will be augmented at the expense of the community at large.
[ Advantage Augmented Benefits Burdens Characteristic Community Diffusion Distinguishing Expense Government Individuals Large Should Whose Will]
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- Our Nation is in great need of young men and women of character to lead in every arena of our society.
[ Arena Character Every Great Lead Men Nation Need Our Society Women Young]
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- We not only interpret the character of events... we may also interpret our interpretations.
[ Also Character Events Interpret Interpretations May Only Our]
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- I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural though the sentiments are refined; and the characters to be probable, though their behaviour is excelling.
[ Appearance Behaviour Cannot Characters History Least Much Natural Pleased Possibility Probable Refined Sentiments Their Though Truth Wish Without]
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- You come before me this morning with clean hands and clean collars. I want you to have clean tongues, clean manners, clean morals and clean characters.
[ Before Characters Clean Collars Come Hands Manners Morals Morning Tongues Want]
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- One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes.
[ Always Characters Films Focus Ford Heroes How Just Live Male Really Things Way]
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- Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve.
[ Always Character Complaint Cowardly Despised Enduring Exertion Firmness Possess Resolve Whining Wish]
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- Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose!
[ Cant Characters Decorum Lose Them]
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- Hemingway was a prisoner of his style. No one can talk like the characters in Hemingway except the characters in Hemingway. His style in the wildest sense finally killed him.
[ Characters Except Finally Hemingway Him His Killed Prisoner Sense Style Talk Wildest]
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- It's about avoiding reality through various escape routes that become addictions and lead to Hell. My character is addicted to television, chocolate, coffee, to her dream of her son, which has no basis in reality.
[ Addicted Addictions Avoiding Basis Become Character Chocolate Coffee Dream Escape Hell Her Lead Reality Routes Son Television Through Various Which]
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- I always start from scratch with a character - they're never based on anyone else. You get ideas of what people look like, and I'm a great people watcher. You can draw inspiration from people.
[ Always Anyone Based Character Draw Else Get Great Ideas Inspiration Look Never Scratch Start]
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- Actually, I get a little say in what my character would or wouldn't do.
[ Actually Character Get Little Say Would]
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- Anything you write, even if you have to start over, is valuable. I let the story write itself through the characters.
[ Anything Characters Even Itself Over Start Story Through Valuable Write]
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- I don't tend to think of these characters as losers. I like the struggles that people have, people who are feeling like they don't fit into society, because I still sort of feel that way.
[ Because Characters Feel Feeling Fit Into Losers Society Sort Still Struggles Tend These Think Way]
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- I talked with Quentin about where the character came from, and he told me Kansas City. I don't know how somebody talks from Kansas City, so I made him from New York.
[ Came Character City Him How Kansas Know Made New Quentin Somebody Talked Talks Told Where York]
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- Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
[ Character Country Duty Honor Leadership Listening Means Time]
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- Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation's promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.
[ Affirm Character Civility Commitment Compassion Courage Live Nation New Our Out Promise Through Today]
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- I get to experiment with a lot of looks with my character so that's really fun for me. It's like getting to paint a new canvas everyday.
[ Canvas Character Everyday Experiment Fun Get Getting Looks Lot New Paint Really]
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- In the initial season of a show, you're figuring out your character and their life and their background and you're putting together all the chapters of the book.
[ Background Book Chapters Character Figuring Initial Life Out Putting Season Show Their Together Your]
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- I always find stuff in my characters to relate to.
[ Always Characters Find Relate Stuff]
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- Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
[ Character Chisel Complete Life Mold Out Quarry Which]
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- The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance.
[ Arrogance Characters Ignorance Pride Truest Vanity]
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- I created the characters from what I read in the script. I decided how I should talk, accent, no accent, my own voice, or a created voice. Then, I visualize what I should look like.
[ Accent Characters Created Decided How Look Own Read Script Should Talk Then Visualize Voice]
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- Not to oversimplify it, somebody once said a good rule of thumb in interpreting a character is to find the good in the bad people that you portray and the bad in the good.
[ Bad Character Find Good Interpreting Once Portray Rule Said Somebody Thumb]
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- O'Neill presents a very complex multi-layered kind of challenge. His characters are always deeply complex and, to a great extent, inaccessible.
[ Always Challenge Characters Complex Deeply Extent Great His Inaccessible Kind Presents Very]
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- Hollywood didn't know if I was an actor or a nut or if I was this crazy character I was playing. I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual, different and wild.
[ Actor Being Bit Character Crazy Developed Different Had Hollywood Image Know Little Nut Playing Unusual Wild]
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- Character, I am sure, lies in the genes.
[ Am Character Genes Lies Sure]
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- He always describes his characters' voices and their physique so brilliantly. As people have said, they are cartoons, caricatures. They're grotesques really.
[ Always Brilliantly Caricatures Cartoons Characters Describes His Physique Really Said Their Voices]
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- He invented this idea of telling the life story of a great writer through becoming his characters and becoming him. It was such a pleasure and I thought we must find another writer.
[ Another Becoming Characters Find Great Him His Idea Invented Life Must Pleasure Story Such Telling Thought Through Writer]
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- I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books.
[ Anything Books Character Feature Get Him His Kind Life Literary Little Lot Really Scripts Sent Understand Victorian Which]
Topic:
- In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies.
[ Advance Avoid Characters Contradictions Detail Inconsistencies Plan Same Series Some Stories Whole Writing]
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- You're being cast for your acting ability. It's not based on the way your body functions. If you're playing a lead in a movie, it's for that character and they'll tailor it to you. In a dance company, you have to fit in a definite mold.
[ Ability Acting Based Being Body Cast Character Company Dance Definite Fit Functions Lead Mold Movie Playing Tailor Way Your]
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- I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character.
[ Actor Become Character Escape Hide Into May Myself Think]
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- Well, I am a lot like my dad, and the character of Ted is based on my dad.
[ Am Based Character Dad Lot Ted Well]
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- I'm so into playing different characters, even when I was on Nickelodeon. I just observe.
[ Characters Different Even Into Just Nickelodeon Observe Playing]
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- I think being mean to people in high school is healthy. It's sort of like you're in this situation with all these other kids and sometimes you need to get your aggression out. And if you'd had people be mean to you before, it really does build character.
[ Aggression Before Being Build Character Does Get Had Healthy High Kids Mean Need Other Out Really School Situation Sometimes Sort These Think Your]
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- I try to bring elements of my own personality to every character I've played, but I think I'm pretty similar to the character I'm playing now. The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl.
[ Been Biggest Bring Character Departure Elements Every Freaks Geeks Girl Now Own Personality Played Playing Pretty Shy Similar Sort Subordinate Think Try Would]
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- I'm in four different films this year, and I have four different accents. I sound different in every film. You have to love a character to play it well, and change in my work is what I want.
[ Accents Change Character Different Every Film Films Four Love Play Sound Want Well Work Year]
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- The darker the character, the more interesting.
[ Character Darker Interesting More]
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- I don't mind playing the same character, but if it's not well done, then I'm not interested.
[ Character Done Interested Mind Playing Same Then Well]
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- In Halloween, I viewed the characters as simply normal teenagers. Laurie, Jamie Lee's character, was shy and somewhat repressed. And Michael Myers, the killer, is definitely repressed. They have certain similarities.
[ Certain Character Characters Definitely Halloween Jamie Killer Laurie Lee Michael Myers Normal Repressed Shy Similarities Simply Somewhat Teenagers Viewed]
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- Having the Stitch character, the villain that becomes a hero, coming from outer space, it took a very difficult and complex story and put it into a simpler, kinder time.
[ Becomes Character Coming Complex Difficult Having Hero Into Kinder Outer Put Simpler Space Stitch Story Time Took Very Villain]
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- What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started.
[ Also Am Care Character Common Ever Everyone Feel Felt Guilt Incredible Need Please Since Started Success Take Terrible Truman Unable Want Way]
Topic:
- It was a challenge to be able to create a character without being able to use one's normal set of expressions. All the rubber and makeup attached to your face left you with only a modest range of facial movements.
[ Able Attached Being Challenge Character Create Expressions Face Facial Left Makeup Modest Movements Normal Only Range Rubber Set Use Without Your]
Topic:
- Usually I'm frustrated when I look at my films and I don't believe that I've made a real transformation beyond my usual sets of gestures and expressions. I still have this nagging feeling that it's me, that I didn't create a unique character.
[ Believe Beyond Character Create Expressions Feeling Films Frustrated Gestures Look Made Real Sets Still Transformation Unique Usual Usually]
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- What I loved about playing the corpse is that obviously somebody else got to do the physical part. It appeals to the part of me that likes playing character parts and getting the chance to get away from my own physicality.
[ Appeals Away Chance Character Corpse Else Get Getting Got Likes Loved Obviously Own Part Parts Physical Physicality Playing Somebody]
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- You learn to rely on a few basic movements and use your voice to the greatest extent possible to convey your emotions. So there was a technical challenge there and a responsibility to create a character from behind the mask.
[ Basic Behind Challenge Character Convey Create Emotions Extent Few Greatest Learn Mask Movements Possible Rely Responsibility Technical Use Voice Your]
Topic:
- There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends.
[ Blackness Character Colours Courage Emerge Friends Glory Help History Human Lives Risked Their Those Vivid War Yet]
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- I couldn't do any of my other characters, you know? But I could have done the lady. Church Lady's Malibu Beach party is an idea I have for a movie, too. Yes.
[ Any Beach Characters Church Could Done Idea Know Lady Malibu Movie Other Party Too Yes]
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- I have this dream life where I get to be a celebrity but I get to navigate the world fairly easily because I'm always in character.
[ Always Because Celebrity Character Dream Easily Fairly Get Life Navigate Where World]
Topic:
- God is a character, a real and consistent being, or He is nothing. If God did a miracle He would deny His own nature and the universe would simply blow up, vanish, become nothing.
[ Become Being Blow Character Consistent Deny Did God His Miracle Nature Nothing Own Real Simply Universe Up Vanish Would]
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- Heart and head are the constituent parts of character; temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved.
[ Almost Being Character Constituent Corrected Dependent Education Head Heart Improved Nothing Parts Susceptible Temperament Therefore Upon]
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- I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.
[ Cannot Characteristics Fellows Fools Good Had Honest Intelligence Kind Met Sense Some Stupidity Their Them Upright Very Which]
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- I leave to others the decision as to the good or evil tendencies of my character, but such as it is it shines upon my countenance, and there it can easily be detected by any physiognomist.
[ Any Character Countenance Decision Detected Easily Evil Good Leave Others Shines Such Tendencies Upon]
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- I've flown out of character so many times. In that sense I've been lucky, because I've been given the liberty to do just about anything I've wanted to do in my lifetime.
[ Anything Because Been Character Flown Given Just Liberty Lifetime Lucky Many Out Sense Times Wanted]
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- My Mom and Dad did it pretty good, so I know it can work. The foremost thing I would say about working with Robin and Sean is that they were devoted to this project and devoted to their characters. You can't ask for any more from talented actors like that.
[ Actors Any Ask Characters Dad Devoted Did Foremost Good Know Mom More Pretty Project Robin Say Sean Talented Their Thing Were Work Working Would]
Topic:
- As a consequence of these hesitations and of the vague character of such innovations, the Commission on Human Rights itself had doubts from the beginning about its role and its functions in general.
[ Beginning Character Commission Consequence Doubts Functions General Had Human Innovations Itself Rights Role Such These Vague]
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- The implementation measures of both Covenants, but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights, were considerably weakened to the point where they assumed an optional character.
[ Assumed Both Character Civil Concerning Considerably Covenant Especially Implementation Measures Optional Point Political Rights Those Weakened Were Where]
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- The other salient characteristic of the Declaration is its universality: it applies to all human beings without any discrimination whatever; it also applies to all territories, whatever their economic or political regime.
[ Also Any Applies Beings Characteristic Declaration Discrimination Economic Human Other Political Regime Territories Their Universality Whatever Without]
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- It's a different way of getting across an emotion. You're trying to get it across to the animator because the animator is inspired by the voicetrack in terms of how to animate the character.
[ Across Animate Animator Because Character Different Emotion Get Getting How Inspired Terms Trying Way]
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- It's the weirdest thing. When you go into acting, you expect to be a huge star and to be recognized... It did happen, but not in the way you expect it to... In L.A., I'm just another character actor.
[ Acting Actor Another Character Did Expect Go Happen Huge Into Just Recognized Star Thing Way Weirdest]
Topic:
- The nice thing is that, at least in Los Angeles, I'm known as a character actor and I do auditions for other things besides just cartoon shows.
[ Actor Angeles Auditions Besides Cartoon Character Just Known Least Los Nice Other Shows Thing Things]
Topic:
- The Simpsons can go anywhere in the world and not worry about any budgetary issues. However, even when the show has had its run, I think the characters can go on in perpetuity.
[ Any Anywhere Budgetary Characters Even Go Had However Issues Perpetuity Run Show Simpsons Think World Worry]
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- These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
[ Battles Character Country Fallen Fought Free Heroes History Honor Keep Long Many Nation Our Patriotism Represent Terror These Threats]
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- To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.
[ Artist Best Character Creative Deepest Define Equally Everything His Lies Limitations Note Only Presented Range Reporter Sympathies Talent View Well Within Write Writer]
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- The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world; there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
[ Appearance Character Different Enter Felt Manner Mississippi Missouri Moment Muddy Other Perhaps Rivers Sensibly Terror Waters Which World]
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- I sometimes wonder if the inability to find oneself makes one seek oneself in other people, in characters.
[ Characters Find Inability Makes Oneself Other Seek Sometimes Wonder]
Topic:
- The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.
[ Acquainted Acquiesced Bible Characters God Great His History Sentence Summed Themselves Things Up Will]
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- We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo.
[ Assassination Capital Character Counsels Dark Fight Forces High Innuendo Made Out Party Pledge Political Republican Techniques Which]
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- The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
[ Character Comedy Difficult Fool Most Must Part Plays]
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- The only way I can be there and really get into the character is if I'm her.
[ Character Get Her Into Only Really Way]
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- I wanted to give readers the feeling of knowing the characters, a mental image.
[ Characters Feeling Give Image Knowing Mental Readers Wanted]
Topic:
- Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly.
[ Amazing Bed Before Begins Book Characters Forced Hadn How Just Meeting Moby Noticed Parallel Realized Reluctantly Share Starts Too Two]
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- But to be part of helping create a character and be a part of something from the beginning - the excitement of it - it doesn't get any better.
[ Any Beginning Better Character Create Excitement Get Helping Part Something]
Topic:
- I would like to think that I'm more different from my character than I am.
[ Am Character Different More Than Think Would]
Topic:
- Walking into a show when I was 16, at that time when it was the No. 1 hit show, and replacing a character comes with so many expectations. I felt a lot of pressure with that.
[ Character Comes Expectations Felt Hit Into Lot Many Pressure Replacing Show Time Walking]
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- People just expect you to show up, be a cartoon character of yourself, take your money and go home. But don't screw up to the point where you're gonna be out of the picture.
[ Cartoon Character Expect Go Gonna Home Just Money Out Picture Point Screw Show Take Up Where Your Yourself]
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- Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
[ Character Christ Disposition Jesus Manifested Means Persistently Saint]
Topic:
- Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
[ Character Confidence Deliberate Faith God May Time Understand Ways Whose]
Topic:
- In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes.
[ Acted Badly Before Being Blue Character Eyes Forgot Heroic Lovely Novice Pair Part Stage Studied Such]
Topic:
- Each of us is meant to have a character all our own, to be what no other can exactly be, and do what no other can exactly do.
[ Character Each Exactly Meant Other Our Own Us]
Topic:
- Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no others are, and to do what no other can do.
[ Being Character Every His Human Intended Other Others Own]
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- Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life.
[ Character Condition Force Found Grandeur Humblest Lies Life Love May Moral Principle Soul Thought Wholly]
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- The great hope of society is in individual character.
[ Character Great Hope Individual Society]
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- A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
[ Character Comes Drunk Man Out True]
Topic:
- I had no idea of the character. But the moment I was dressed, the clothes and the make-up made me feel the person he was. I began to know him, and by the time I walked onto the stage he was fully born.
[ Began Born Character Clothes Dressed Feel Fully Had Him Idea Know Made Make-Up Moment Onto Person Stage Time Walked]
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- It is three and a half hours long, four characters wide and a cesspool deep.
[ Cesspool Characters Deep Four Half Hours Long Three Wide]
Topic:
- Slavery can only be abolished by raising the character of the people who compose the nation; and that can be done only by showing them a higher one.
[ Abolished Character Compose Done Higher Nation Only Raising Showing Slavery Them]
Topic:
- I've been on the show for six years and I don't even know what her history is. I sort of make things up in my mind, but I think it's hard for an audience to follow and invest in a character when they don't have the details.
[ Audience Been Character Details Even Follow Hard Her History Invest Know Make Mind Show Six Sort Things Think Up Years]
Topic:
- The thing that I like about the way characters are written on the show these days is that nobody's perfect. Everyone has made a lot of mistakes and bad choices.
[ Bad Characters Choices Days Everyone Lot Made Mistakes Nobody Perfect Show These Thing Way Written]
Topic:
- Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.
[ Character Exact Growth Language Our Ourselves Reflection Speakers]
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- We're always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us and the films that are being made that have black characters in them. I don't know if that's going to change.
[ Always Amount Being Black Change Characters Far Films Going Know Made Roles Them Trailing Us Written]
Topic:
- No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith.
[ Anything Characterized Convict Corrupt Else Embittered Extreme Fairness Faith Him How Into Lack Lapses Loves Matter May More Over Placed State Than Unfair Unjust Year]
Topic:
- One of the special characteristics of New York is that it is different from a London or a Paris because it's the financial capital, and the cultural capital, but not the political capital.
[ Because Capital Characteristics Cultural Different Financial London New Paris Political Special York]
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- Character must be kept bright as well as clean.
[ Bright Character Clean Kept Must Well]
Topic:
- Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners.
[ Characteristic Folly Frequent Ill Laughter Loud Manners]
Topic:
- I am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die.
[ Am Another Because Bit Burned Character Close Die Fireman Focuses Friend Get Just Little Phoenix Play Story Up]
Topic:
- For TV I don't think I could have gotten a better part than Uncle Junior because of the intimacy of the character based on David Chase's brilliant writing.
[ Based Because Better Brilliant Character Chase Could David Gotten Intimacy Junior Part Than Think Tv Uncle Writing]
Topic:
- I had to audition for the part of Jnior, and I wanted the role terribly because I knew it was a great character. This guy is a wonderful, funny, mean old guy.
[ Audition Because Character Funny Great Guy Had Knew Mean Old Part Role Terribly Wanted Wonderful]
Topic:
- It's a tough case and the first time Reacher needs to recruit somebody to help him out. He uses a woman he knew in the army she's a fascinating character.
[ Army Case Character Fascinating First Help Him Knew Needs Out Recruit She Somebody Time Tough Uses Woman]
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- I know, because I tried all sorts of ways of being in character, and the best way is to be totally straight.
[ Because Being Best Character Know Sorts Straight Totally Tried Way Ways]
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- I'm gonna be a character in a Happy Meal.
[ Character Gonna Happy Meal]
Topic:
- I would quite like to do a different accent or play something so different from myself because Olivia, the character I play in this film, is similar to me.
[ Accent Because Character Different Film Myself Olivia Play Quite Similar Something Would]
Topic:
- Nothing goes further toward a man's liberation than the act of surviving his need for character.
[ Act Character Further Goes His Liberation Man Need Nothing Surviving Than Toward]
Topic:
- A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him.
[ Becomes Character Him Man Manner Most Own]
Topic:
- As fire when thrown into water is cooled down and put out, so also a false accusation when brought against a man of the purest and holiest character, boils over and is at once dissipated, and vanishes and threats of heaven and sea, himself standing unmoved.
[ Accusation Against Also Boils Brought Character Cooled Dissipated Down False Fire Heaven Himself Holiest Into Man Once Out Over Purest Put Sea Standing Threats Thrown Unmoved Vanishes Water]
Topic:
- It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment.
[ Achieved Character Force Great Judgment Muscle Physical Reflection Speed Things]
Topic:
- Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits, by which we are nurtured and live.
[ Character Circumstances Forms Habits Heredity Live Much Nature Nurtured Our Product Race Those Which]
Topic:
- The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.
[ Attention Characteristic Die Double Impossibility Live Man Neither Never Nor Obsession Suicide Whose]
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- And the nice thing about writing a novel is you take your time, you sit with the character sometimes nine years, you look very deeply at a situation, unlike in real life when we just kind of snap something out.
[ Character Deeply Just Kind Life Look Nice Nine Novel Out Real Sit Situation Snap Something Sometimes Take Thing Time Unlike Very Writing Years Your]
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- Yeah, it is, because it's a real discovery of your inner resources, you know. That's what my character is all about and what my playing is all about. But to get up there and just go inside and draw out something that makes you feel good first and foremost.
[ Because Character Discovery Draw Feel First Foremost Get Go Good Inner Inside Just Know Makes Out Playing Real Resources Something Up Yeah Your]
Topic:
- Reduced to its lowest terms, the great struggle which now rocks the whole earth more and more takes on the character of a struggle of the individual versus the state.
[ Character Earth Great Individual Lowest More Now Reduced Rocks State Struggle Takes Terms Versus Which Whole]
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- They've turned this character into a human being.
[ Being Character Human Into Turned]
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- I always try to approach character first and foremost viscerally.
[ Always Approach Character First Foremost Try]
Topic:
- I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies.
[ Actor Being Character Enter Into Kind Ladies Leading Now Think Took]
Topic:
- It's never easy with characters in these dark and grave circumstances but that's my job.
[ Characters Circumstances Dark Easy Grave Job Never These]
Topic:
- I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone.
[ Advantage Am Any Character Crafty Deceived Devil Everyone False Greatest Longer Mood Pleasure Take Whose]
Topic:
- Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
[ Appreciating Character Courtesies Deepest Grateful Heart Ones Small Strike Trivial Which]
Topic:
- Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
[ Belong Character Highly Honorable Men Prized Properties Which]
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- Clothes are part of the character. They can't but help inform who you are.
[ Character Clothes Help Inform Part]
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- I don't theorize too much. I sort of let the experience sink in, and I have to discover what the character is by doing it, and having those thoughts that she's thinking.
[ Character Discover Doing Experience Having Much She Sink Sort Thinking Those Thoughts Too]
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- I notice now, whatever character in whatever movie you're watching, they have these toned arms and muscles.
[ Arms Character Movie Muscles Notice Now These Toned Watching Whatever]
Topic:
- The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs.
[ Beliefs Character Confined Consequent Credulity Credulous Done False Fostering Harm Man Others Support Which]
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- When I think about the world I would like to leave to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have, it is a world that moves away from unequal, unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities - locally, nationally and globally - that share the characteristics of all successful communities.
[ Away Characteristics Communities Daughter Globally Grandchildren Hope Integrated Interdependence Leave Locally Moves Nationally Share Successful Think Unequal Unstable Unsustainable World Would]
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- As you get older and ease your way into being a character actor you have to be comfortable with where you are in life and career, and I'm very comfortable with what I'm doing - working on projects I'm proud of.
[ Actor Being Career Character Comfortable Doing Ease Get Into Life Older Projects Proud Very Way Where Working Your]
Topic:
- The idea that every time you do a film you're supposed to be tortured confuses me. I mean, guys who say, 'Oh, it's really tough, my character is really suffering' -come on. For us, even in the rotten ones we've had a good time. I don't think you have to suffer.
[ Character Confuses Even Every Film Good Guys Had Idea Mean Oh Ones Really Rotten Say Suffer Suffering Supposed Think Time Tortured Tough Us]
Topic:
- You have to love the characters you play, even if no one else does.
[ Characters Does Else Even Love Play]
Topic:
- Luck relies on chance, labor on character.
[ Chance Character Labor Luck Relies]
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- One of the characteristics of the dream is that nothing surprises us in it. With no regret, we agree to live in it with strangers, completely cut off from our habits and friends.
[ Agree Characteristics Completely Cut Dream Friends Habits Live Nothing Off Our Regret Strangers Surprises Us]
Topic:
- There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do indeed have a soul.
[ Characters Indeed Love Many Soul Souls Those Too Wood Wooden]
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- I guess there's a certain amount of poking fun at certain characters, but that's because there is something amusing about them or about the way they behave, so I guess you can say that that's poking fun at the character. But the character is your own invention, so who cares?
[ Amount Amusing Because Behave Cares Certain Character Characters Fun Guess Invention Own Poking Say Something Them Way Your]
Topic:
- I've never really understood that. It's a funny thing; people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow-that to me is kind of inexplicable.
[ Accuse Characters Condescending Funny Inexplicable Kind Never Our Really Sometimes Thing Understood Us]
Topic:
- Other kinds of movie stars, it's a different thing, they bring their persona to the part and that's what people like to see, and they are not really transforming in terms of their character.
[ Bring Character Different Kinds Movie Other Part Persona Really See Stars Terms Their Thing Transforming]
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- The characters are the result of two things-first, we elaborate them into fairly well-defined people through their dialogue, then they happen all over again, when the actor interprets them.
[ Actor Again Characters Dialogue Elaborate Fairly Happen Interprets Into Over Result Their Them Then Through Two Well-Defined]
Topic:
- You love all your characters, even the ridiculous ones. You have to on some level; they're your weird creations in some kind of way. I don't even know how you approach the process of conceiving the characters if in a sense you hated them. It's just absurd.
[ Absurd Approach Characters Conceiving Creations Even Hated How Just Kind Know Level Love Ones Process Ridiculous Sense Some Them Way Weird Your]
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- You're doing it to make the character as specific as possible, so that it's a specific individual that you're talking about, not that whole class of people.
[ Character Class Doing Individual Make Possible Specific Talking Whole]
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- Shamelessness is a wonderful part of the character.
[ Character Part Wonderful]
Topic:
- And one cannot discharge the duty of loyalty without the patient and an open minded study of the institution that marked the country and defined its character.
[ Cannot Character Country Defined Discharge Duty Institution Loyalty Marked Minded Open Patient Study Without]
Topic:
- Character is more important than talent.
[ Character Important More Talent Than]
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- Men are limited by the knowledge of their minds, the worth of their characters and the principles upon which they are building their lives.
[ Building Characters Knowledge Limited Lives Men Minds Principles Their Upon Which Worth]
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- An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth.
[ Alterations Around Change Character Forth Laws Make Occupied Occupying Power Reason Right Security Significant Society Strong Without]
Topic:
- But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something.
[ Because Character Contributing Funny Guy Had Humor Invented Little Over Part Playing Realized Something Thing Tough Very Weekend]
Topic:
- I think is very beneficial to relax yourself so that when you are doing it you are not staggering for lines and your concentration is not on what I am going to say - but the scene itself, the character that you are talking to.
[ Am Beneficial Character Concentration Doing Going Itself Lines Relax Say Scene Staggering Talking Think Very Your Yourself]
Topic:
- No not pigeon holed me as an actor, or as a character, or as to what I could do - but what I would do... and the fact is the things you don't do are almost as important as as the things that you do.
[ Actor Almost Character Could Fact Important Pigeon Things Would]
Topic:
- A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.
[ Characteristics Child Classmates Function His Learning More Teacher Than Those]
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- My character, Taylor McKessie, is a little bit brighter in the math and science department than I am... okay, a lot.
[ Am Bit Brighter Character Department Little Lot Math Okay Science Taylor Than]
Topic:
- I really fall in love with my characters, even the bad ones. I love getting together with them. They tell me what to do; they take me on a wild and wonderful trip.
[ Bad Characters Even Fall Getting Love Ones Really Take Tell Them Together Trip Wild Wonderful]
Topic:
- I write about real people in disguise. If anything, my characters are toned down-the truth is much more bizarre.
[ Anything Bizarre Characters Disguise More Much Real Toned Truth Write]
Topic:
- Where was Paris Hilton a year ago? She's a fabulous character to write about.
[ Ago Character Fabulous Hilton Paris She Where Write Year]
Topic:
- Yes, I love playing cartoony characters. Been known for that.
[ Been Characters Known Love Playing Yes]
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- There starts to be an overlap between you and the character.
[ Between Character Overlap Starts]
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- While some of them acknowledge the obligation of natural morality in their mode of conducting their cases, and preserve their individual character as gentlemen, there are others who acknowledge no law, human or divine, but the law of Scotland.
[ Acknowledge Cases Character Conducting Divine Gentlemen Human Individual Law Mode Morality Natural Obligation Others Preserve Scotland Some Their Them While]
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- I always try to make my characters people, and yet I always want to entertain.
[ Always Characters Entertain Make Try Want Yet]
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- A scientist is an unlikely character to put at the center of a movie.
[ Center Character Movie Put Scientist Unlikely]
Topic:
- When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
[ Character Contrary Examine Inwards Ourselves Persons See Should Them Think Turn Worth]
Topic:
- What is overriding that and most important is that readers generally are interested in a good character. They might be more comfortable with Harry because they think they know him, but they always seem willing to give somebody new a chance.
[ Always Because Chance Character Comfortable Generally Give Good Harry Him Important Interested Know Might More Most New Overriding Readers Seem Somebody Think Willing]
Topic:
- I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest. All the Bond films had their good points.
[ Bond Cannot Care Character Connected Films Good Had Happens Him Interest Long Points Their]
Topic:
- The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife.
[ Character Health His Index Man True Wife]
Topic: Marriage
- Oh, that character was light years away from me. I'm not debonair. I'm not suave. I did wear tight pants, though, because I found out that it worked.
[ Away Because Character Did Found Light Oh Out Pants Though Tight Wear Worked Years]
Topic:
- It's like real life: We don't get a preview of what's coming up, thank God, and we don't build our own character from what we're going to be informed with in the future.
[ Build Character Coming Future Get God Going Informed Life Our Own Preview Real Thank Up]
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- I like fearless characters, people just not afraid to do anything it takes to make people laugh.
[ Afraid Anything Characters Fearless Just Laugh Make Takes]
Topic:
- You know, we have to take these characters - who, granted, have their separate personalities but, on a lot of levels, are pretty two-dimensional - and make them into people with flaws, with insecurities.
[ Characters Flaws Granted Insecurities Into Know Levels Lot Make Personalities Pretty Separate Take Their Them These Two-Dimensional]
Topic:
- If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted.
[ Accepted Becomes Between Broken Character Discrepancy Divine Even Good Hardly Him His Imagination Impression Lack Man Painful Revolts Unity Whole Words]
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- Industry, thrift and self-control are not sought because they create wealth, but because they create character.
[ Because Character Create Industry Self-Control Sought Thrift Wealth]
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- You jot down ideas, memories, whatever, concerning your real life that somehow parallels the character you're playing, and you incorporate that in your scene work.
[ Character Concerning Down Ideas Incorporate Jot Life Memories Parallels Playing Real Scene Somehow Whatever Work Your]
Topic:
- All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.
[ Any Around Character Common Dependent Existence Greatness Him Individuality Man Mediocrity Never Other Partakes Than Which Will]
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- The head writer loves that my character is a boor.
[ Character Head Loves Writer]
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- I'm viewed as this weird, crippled character. But you got to take your lumps.
[ Character Crippled Got Lumps Take Viewed Weird Your]
Topic:
- Travel provided many interesting experiences, but perhaps the most useful lesson I learned was that I really had no proficiency for learning the thousands of characters of the written Chinese language.
[ Characters Chinese Experiences Had Interesting Language Learned Learning Lesson Many Most Perhaps Proficiency Provided Really Thousands Travel Useful Written]
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- The ability of Americans to toss off oppressive characters is the most rewarding aspect, to me, of U.S. history.
[ Ability Americans Aspect Characters History Most Off Oppressive Rewarding Toss]
Topic:
- It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land.
[ Accountability Americans Characteristics Competence Does Great Land Matter Member Nation Our Ours Party Throughout Value]
Topic:
- When every one of your arguments is characterized an attempt to bring back slavery or resegregate lunch counters, it's a little hard to have any sort of productive debate.
[ Any Arguments Attempt Back Bring Characterized Counters Debate Every Hard Little Lunch Productive Slavery Sort Your]
Topic:
- Star Trek characters never go shopping.
[ Characters Go Never Shopping Star Trek]
Topic:
- When we see men of worth, we should think of equalling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inward and examine ourselves.
[ Character Contrary Examine Inward Men Ourselves See Should Them Think Turn Worth]
Topic:
- Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.
[ Basically Because Character Composite Consistent Constantly Daily Express Habits Often Our Patterns]
Topic:
- Public behavior is merely private character writ large.
[ Behavior Character Large Merely Private Public Writ]
Topic:
- From beginning to end it's about keeping the energy and the intensity of the story and not doing too much and not doing too little, but just enough so people stay interested and stay involved in the characters.
[ Beginning Characters Doing End Energy Enough Intensity Interested Involved Just Keeping Little Much Stay Story Too]
Topic:
- No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas, purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent.
[ Adolescent Character Gas His Installment Knows Out Plan Purchased Raised Run Something True Until]
Topic: Parenting
- I much prefer playing the bad guys. I think they are always the most interesting characters. I liken it to painting: if you're playing the good guy, you get three colors: red, white and blue. But if you're the bad guy, you get the whole palette.
[ Always Bad Blue Characters Colors Get Good Guy Guys Interesting Liken Most Much Painting Palette Playing Prefer Red Think Three White Whole]
Topic:
- In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition.
[ Against Aristocracy Came Century Character Directed Eighteenth Evil Fast Inspired Large Measure Members New Perishing Race Republicanism Revolt Thing Tradition Very]
Topic:
- History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
[ Between Character Circumstances Encounter History Record]
Topic:
- The consuming desire of most human beings is deliberately to plant their whole life in the hands of some other person. I would describe this method of searching for happiness as immature. Development of character consists solely in moving toward self-sufficiency.
[ Beings Character Consists Consuming Deliberately Describe Desire Development Hands Happiness Human Immature Life Method Most Moving Other Person Plant Searching Self-Sufficiency Solely Some Their Toward Whole Would]
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- Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses.
[ Character Finding Hand Intelligence Modify Powerless Though Weaknesses]
Topic:
- The first phase of American political history was characterized by the conflict between the Federalists and the Republicans, and it resulted in the complete triumph of the latter.
[ American Between Characterized Complete Conflict First History Latter Phase Political Republicans Resulted Triumph]
Topic:
- Let's put it this way, when I was casting, I cast Viggo first and then found someone who could play his wife, rather than the other way around. So for me he's still the lead character.
[ Around Cast Casting Character Could First Found His Lead Other Play Put Rather Someone Still Than Then Way Wife]
Topic:
- All the parts I get offered are character and comedy parts, and I probably wouldn't get them if I had a different face. So I'm glad I have a comedy face.
[ Character Comedy Different Face Get Glad Had Offered Parts Probably Them]
Topic:
- Sketches have characters, exits, entrances and are vastly different.
[ Characters Different Entrances Exits Sketches Vastly]
Topic:
- It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well.
[ American Build Characters Feel Filmmakers Formulaic Gone Group More Personal Real Some Spirit Stories Tell Told Truths Universal Well Were]
Topic:
- Certainly it's very difficult to keep momentum going through a film which has as many characters as this does, and the piece took on a life of its own to try and shape it. That took all the time we had in editing.
[ Certainly Characters Difficult Does Editing Film Going Had Keep Life Many Momentum Own Piece Shape Through Time Took Try Very Which]
Topic:
- I would take lots of falls and you know, get shot three or four times and this sort of thing, so all that sort of stuff. And there are tussles with various characters. I like that kind of thing.
[ Characters Falls Four Get Kind Know Lots Shot Sort Stuff Take Thing Three Times Various Would]
Topic:
- Before there was any talk of a movie, people would sometimes ask me what actors I would imagine playing these characters. And the only thing I could ever say is: I have such a clear idea of these characters that they'd have to play themselves.
[ Actors Any Ask Before Characters Clear Could Ever Idea Imagine Movie Only Play Playing Say Sometimes Such Talk Themselves These Thing Would]
Topic:
- For me, what I really want to come out of it is to show people that I can hold together a movie, be the number one character and play someone who is twenty or twenty-one.
[ Character Come Hold Movie Number Out Play Really Show Someone Together Twenty Twenty-One Want]
Topic:
- Alfred Nobel's discoveries are characteristic; powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks. They are also a means to terrible destruction in the hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war.
[ Admirable Alfred Also Characteristic Criminals Destruction Discoveries Explosives Great Hands Help Lead Means Men Nobel Peoples Perform Powerful Tasks Terrible War]
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- It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move.
[ Actor Always Characters Latter Move Play Wanted]
Topic:
- Today's youth cannot miss something they have never known, but I fear that there are no current fictional characters whose impact and influence will last with such abiding affection into their 'sore and yellow' as this splendid man's creations have in mine!
[ Abiding Affection Cannot Characters Creations Current Fear Fictional Impact Influence Into Known Last Man Mine Miss Never Something Sore Splendid Such Their Today Whose Will Yellow Youth]
Topic:
- No artist work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important for all time, as the making of character is a child.
[ Artist Character Child Enduring Grand High Important Making Noble Time Work]
Topic:
- In real life, people are constantly saying one thing and doing another, but if you write your characters that way, the story becomes too hard to follow.
[ Another Becomes Characters Constantly Doing Follow Hard Life Real Saying Story Thing Too Way Write Your]
Topic:
- Although this is a fictitious story the history is real. You don't want to re-write history but you certainly want to portray events and characters as realistically as you can.
[ Although Certainly Characters Events Fictitious History Portray Real Realistically Story Want]
Topic:
- And I have been able to establish this sort of decent reputation as being a decent character actor.
[ Able Actor Been Being Character Decent Establish Reputation Sort]
Topic:
- I found my niche as a character actor, and I've never felt like a movie star or teen idol and never wanted to.
[ Actor Character Felt Found Idol Movie Never Niche Star Teen Wanted]
Topic:
- I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office.
[ Actor Because Box Character Life Office Rest Working Worry]
Topic:
- I'm a character actor, and I made a choice when I was young, after 'Mystic Pizza', not to go for the mainstream stuff, and to do a more eclectic kind of route.
[ Actor After Character Choice Eclectic Go Kind Made Mainstream More Mystic Pizza Route Stuff Young]
Topic:
- Like De Niro. He's one of the best character actors we have ever had.
[ Actors Best Character De Ever Had Niro]
Topic:
- The more you are known, the more difficult it is to hide behind characters.
[ Behind Characters Difficult Hide Known More]
Topic:
- Unless you look like Brad Pitt, it's really hard to have full control of your character.
[ Brad Character Control Full Hard Look Pitt Really Unless Your]
Topic:
- When you are a character actor they trust you will go in and give them a full character and leave.
[ Actor Character Full Give Go Leave Them Trust Will]
Topic:
- With Altman, he does discuss everything with you, but then leaves you to it and gives you full rein and lets you improvise and create a character while the camera is rolling.
[ Altman Camera Character Create Discuss Does Everything Full Gives Improvise Leaves Lets Rein Rolling Then While]
Topic:
- Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation.
[ Also Art Assist Character Emancipation Forces Intensely Interior Learn Live Lives Objective Only Progressive Propel Social Society Their Toward Ultimately Which Work]
Topic:
- I didn't see my character, Core, as a cannibal but as somebody who is extremely passionate and who doesn't have any conscience. She takes her passion to its complete extreme.
[ Any Cannibal Character Complete Conscience Core Extreme Extremely Her Passion Passionate See She Somebody Takes]
Topic:
- I don't act in the way other actresses act, in terms of building or creating a character. I don't transform myself into the role, I invest myself in the role.
[ Act Actresses Building Character Creating Into Invest Myself Other Role Terms Transform Way]
Topic:
- I think for anybody reading the book they're going to get an idea in their heads of all those characters, and I think that once that gets fixed, it's quite hard to shake.
[ Anybody Book Characters Fixed Get Gets Going Hard Heads Idea Once Quite Reading Shake Their Think Those]
Topic:
- Specifically, we talked about making the character of the prince not so charming, at least in the beginning, and I'm playing around with the preconceptions attached to a character. That's really what intrigued me as well because I thought it would be fun to do it.
[ Around Attached Because Beginning Character Charming Fun Intrigued Least Making Playing Preconceptions Prince Really Specifically Talked Thought Well Would]
Topic:
- Creating a character and living truthfully through her is a whole different ball game. It's all part of the same person but it's a much newer medium for me.
[ Ball Character Creating Different Game Her Living Medium Much Newer Part Person Same Through Truthfully Whole]
Topic:
- My character was kidnapped by the Terminator and I was kidnapped by the Terminator production.
[ Character Kidnapped Production Terminator]
Topic:
- None of my characters seem to have had sex yet - I haven't written about that. And I wouldn't want to deal with what's happening in Oregon - the school shootings.
[ Characters Deal Had Happening Haven None Oregon School Seem Sex Shootings Want Written Yet]
Topic:
- Normally, I name my characters after famous comedians.
[ After Characters Comedians Famous Name Normally]
Topic:
- But the more we search the Scriptures, the more we perceive, in this doctrine, the fundamental truth of the gospel - that truth which gives to redemption its character, and to all other truths their real power.
[ Character Doctrine Fundamental Gives Gospel More Other Perceive Power Real Redemption Scriptures Search Their Truth Truths Which]
Topic:
- Jude has a very different character. It is not the cradle of Christianity, or of the assembly on earth: it is its decay and its death here below. It does not keep its first estate.
[ Assembly Below Character Christianity Cradle Death Decay Different Does Earth Estate First Here Jude Keep Very]
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- The Reformation did not directly touch the question of the true character of God's church.
[ Character Church Did Directly God Question Reformation Touch True]
Topic:
- Also, from a technical point of view, as you're standing in front of a microphone all day, it's quite a good idea that I should play a laid back sort of character because if he was too frenetic, I'd be exhausted by lunch!
[ Also Back Because Character Day Exhausted Frenetic Front Good Idea Laid Lunch Microphone Play Point Quite Should Sort Standing Technical Too View]
Topic:
- I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress.
[ Across Assuming Awful Because Came Characters Directors Dress Got Hollywood Kind Sleep Some Status Then Things Trying Way Will]
Topic:
- At first, I didn't realize it was gonna be a character. I just thought I was gonna be doing me.
[ Character Doing First Gonna Just Realize Thought]
Topic:
- I've played four characters now, my latest one being Sandor the gypsy.
[ Being Characters Four Gypsy Latest Now Played]
Topic:
- To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser.
[ Characteristics Combine Dope Fiend Miser Those Worst]
Topic:
- I don't think of myself as a character actress - that's become a phrase which means you've had it.
[ Actress Become Character Had Means Myself Phrase Think Which]
Topic:
- I played this character twice in live action, and now I've become an animated character. It was actually fun to see myself drawn - I've never been a drawn character before.
[ Action Actually Animated Become Been Before Character Drawn Fun Live Myself Never Now Played See Twice]
Topic:
- We're showing kids a world that is very scantily populated with women and female characters. They should see female characters taking up half the planet, which we do.
[ Characters Female Half Kids Planet Populated See Should Showing Taking Up Very Which Women World]
Topic:
- Duke came to us. They volunteered to come to us and made a number of suggestions to some people on my staff. I don't know how I would characterize them, but there have been some discussions going back and forth between Duke and members of my staff.
[ Back Been Between Came Characterize Come Discussions Duke Forth Going How Know Made Members Number Some Staff Suggestions Them Us Volunteered Would]
Topic:
- There is something I feel when I animate something; you can never really understand the character you're animating unless you've had the opportunity to turn it around. Once you've done that, you know it is a three-dimensional object.
[ Animate Animating Around Character Done Feel Had Know Never Object Once Opportunity Really Something Three-Dimensional Three-Dimensional Turn Understand Unless]
Topic:
- Yes, the first job I had at the studio was Snow White. I don't like the term particularly, but I got stuck with the human characters. They just didn't have that many people who could draw humans.
[ Characters Could Draw First Got Had Human Humans Job Just Many Particularly Snow Stuck Studio Term White Yes]
Topic:
- The country has been of better character since leaving the Buttes than E. of them, but has now a very fertile appearance. This may be said to begin about the 3rd crossing of Milk R of the line.
[ Appearance Been Begin Better Character Country Crossing Fertile Leaving Line May Milk Now Said Since Than Them Very]
Topic:
- I thought my character definitely was very much in love with him and wanted to be with him, but I think at some point they were going to have to draw the line.
[ Character Definitely Draw Going Him Line Love Much Point Some Think Thought Very Wanted Were]
Topic:
- Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character.
[ Admire Age Character Experience Face Firm Lifted Line Rather Should Teach World Wrinkles]
Topic:
- Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me.
[ Actor Animals Boo Character Chickens Cows Develop Help His Hiss Learned Lot Pigs Studying Things]
Topic:
- I also try very hard to create characters - both heroes and villains - with psychological depth.
[ Also Both Characters Create Depth Hard Heroes Psychological Try Very Villains]
Topic:
- My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about.
[ Best Books Care Characters Driven Plot Populate Primarily Readers Them Useless World]
Topic:
- So I work hard to present the human side of my characters while not neglecting the plot.
[ Characters Hard Human Neglecting Plot Present Side While Work]
Topic:
- Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn't have had the characters that you have, you wouldn't have the book that you have.
[ Because Book Characters Feel Had Telling Them Without]
Topic:
- I designed all the characters, anyway, and Frank Doyle was doing all the writing. I didn't have any more input on what direction they were going to go with Josie.
[ Any Anyway Characters Designed Direction Doing Doyle Frank Go Going Input More Were Writing]
Topic:
- I only work with actors who take full responsibility for their characters.
[ Actors Characters Full Only Responsibility Take Their Work]
Topic:
- I admire directors so much, I find them incredible: they manage such a huge number of people of different characters, think of the money involved.
[ Admire Characters Different Directors Find Huge Incredible Involved Manage Money Much Number Such Them Think]
Topic:
- I don't live that much with the character. I find it hard enough having to spend so many hours with the character during the day.
[ Character Day During Enough Find Hard Having Hours Live Many Much Spend]
Topic:
- You get involved with a character after spending a long time waiting, and this demands a lot of energy and concentration.
[ After Character Concentration Demands Energy Get Involved Long Lot Spending Time Waiting]
Topic:
- I like the idea of bringing cartoon characters to life... and although the Americans have already attempted this, their culture is not sufficiently humane to make it work.
[ Already Although Americans Attempted Bringing Cartoon Characters Culture Humane Idea Life Make Sufficiently Their Work]
Topic:
- Whatever character you play, it gives you the chance to expose another side of yourself that maybe you've never felt comfortable with, or never knew about.
[ Another Chance Character Comfortable Expose Felt Gives Knew Maybe Never Play Side Whatever Yourself]
Topic:
- I try to trace the connection between the characters and that way a story or plot emerges.
[ Between Characters Connection Emerges Plot Story Trace Try Way]
Topic:
- Many characters in the novel are representative of types that exist in India. He represents the caste system in India with an air of superiority, the caste system in India and the people thinking that western things are better.
[ Air Better Caste Characters Exist India Many Novel Representative Represents Superiority System Things Thinking Types Western]
Topic:
- And I have to credit David Jacobs with the opportunities he gave me. He was totally into sharing the creation of characters. David put together a show that told the story of people over many years' time and that was greatly enjoyable. Though nowadays that is frowned upon.
[ Characters Creation Credit David Enjoyable Frowned Gave Greatly Into Jacobs Many Nowadays Opportunities Over Put Sharing Show Story Though Time Together Told Totally Upon Years]
Topic:
- At one time, whenever the hell it was, they wanted a character to come in and stir up the pot. They brought me in for 8-10 episodes and said we'll try it for that.
[ Brought Character Come Episodes Hell Pot Said Stir Time Try Up Wanted Whenever]
Topic:
- David was the kind of guy who was totally supportive of the actors and instructed the writing staff to trust the actor's instincts, since after all, it's the actors playing the character.
[ Actor Actors After Character David Guy Instincts Instructed Kind Playing Since Staff Supportive Totally Trust Writing]
Topic:
- I'm trying to find a character that's my age and I can sustain week after week. I'd like to do a series.
[ After Age Character Find Series Sustain Trying Week]
Topic:
- What Tim does is, he calls me and sends me the script. And then he sends me a drawing, an illustration of his image of me as the character. It's so great.
[ Calls Character Does Drawing Great His Illustration Image Script Sends Then Tim]
Topic:
- I remember the guest stars who came, they were always trying to find a new plot for their characters because they wanted to stay. It was really a great working environment.
[ Always Because Came Characters Environment Find Great Guest New Plot Really Remember Stars Stay Their Trying Wanted Were Working]
Topic:
- It's very witty and it's great to see teenage characters have control that way. And you can actually hear about sex and pot and it's okay, it's not completely bad and you can't say that to teenagers.
[ Actually Bad Characters Completely Control Great Hear Okay Pot Say See Sex Teenage Teenagers Very Way Witty]
Topic:
- Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West, you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the characters.
[ Bible Characters Names Only Relationship Sacred Some Through Tradition West Whatever Your]
Topic:
- Oftentimes, in fact I think this is to my fault, I look at usually scripts as a whole. I should probably pay more attention to the character that I'm going to play and what they do.
[ Attention Character Fact Fault Going Look More Oftentimes Pay Play Probably Scripts Should Think Usually Whole]
Topic:
- I'm at the mercy of whatever character comes into my head.
[ Character Comes Head Into Mercy Whatever]
Topic:
- Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of the characters I've played. I'm not. That's why it's called 'acting'.
[ Acting Any Called Characters Moment Played Really Think Why]
Topic:
- I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y'know?
[ Character Deal Jacket Kid Know Leather Motorcycles Playing Rides Tough]
Topic:
- I like to be able to play a character and act out a lot of things which I can't or don't do in my normal everyday life.
[ Able Act Character Everyday Life Lot Normal Out Play Things Which]
Topic:
- I really don't know what I'm doing... I don't. It's terrible. I go in there and I learn how to be like the character and do the best I can, and that's all I really do.
[ Best Character Doing Go How Know Learn Really Terrible]
Topic:
- Portraying emotionally ill characters gives me the chance to really act.
[ Act Chance Characters Emotionally Gives Ill Portraying Really]
Topic:
- The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it... It's a great outlet. I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day.
[ Acting Actually Am Another Best Change Character Day Every Get Great Lose Myself Outlet Paid Really Seems Sure Thing]
Topic:
- One of the things that characterizes good intellectual work is a certain self-importance.
[ Certain Characterizes Good Intellectual Self-Importance Things Work]
Topic:
- The moment seemed right to me for a full and, if possible, authoritative portrait of the life and character of the Prince of Wales.
[ Authoritative Character Full Life Moment Portrait Possible Prince Right Seemed Wales]
Topic:
- All cartoon characters and fables must be exaggeration, caricatures. It is the very nature of fantasy and fable.
[ Caricatures Cartoon Characters Exaggeration Fable Fables Fantasy Must Nature Very]
Topic:
- I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters - to make them personalities.
[ Build Cartoon Characters Each Full Make Our Personalities Personality Them Try]
Topic:
- We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us.
[ Animated Characters Common Created Depth Dimension Divide Far Our Outnumber Outweigh Revealing Them Things Those Through Us World]
Topic:
- Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
[ Alter Change Characters Developed Only Opinions]
Topic:
- There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
[ Character Greater Index Sure Voice]
Topic:
- There is no index of character so sure as the voice.
[ Character Index Sure Voice]
Topic:
- I love the creating part of taking on a character. It is fun to be another person and create what it would be like to be that person.
[ Another Character Create Creating Fun Love Part Person Taking Would]
Topic:
- But having said all of that, that still doesn't account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln's personal characteristics.
[ Account Characteristics Having Increase Lincoln Lot Personal Popularity Said Stems Still Think Which]
Topic:
- I had no intention of pursuing either the characters or the setting further.
[ Characters Either Further Had Intention Pursuing Setting]
Topic:
- I'd love to star in a television series of my own. I love the idea of living with a character for a number of years, watching him grow.
[ Character Grow Him Idea Living Love Number Own Series Star Television Watching Years]
Topic:
- I had an obsession that I was male characters from movies.
[ Characters Had Male Movies Obsession]
Topic:
- I want to be an animated character. I'm also doing more writing and directing.
[ Also Animated Character Directing Doing More Want Writing]
Topic:
- When I do a character, I try to base it on someone I have met or an experience I've had.
[ Base Character Experience Had Met Someone Try]
Topic:
- You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do.
[ Age Character Construct Does Fails His Man Only Say Says]
Topic:
- A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color of things about him.
[ Always Character Color Form Him Hue Less Man More Takes Things]
Topic:
- I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
[ Character Children First Frequently Gained Insight Into Parents Real Studying Their]
Topic:
- I've gone very far, far away, but my character keeps me close to home.
[ Away Character Close Far Gone Home Keeps Very]
Topic:
- It must be remembered that the Bush White House has a separate talent for character assassination that must not be confused with a talent for governance.
[ Assassination Bush Character Confused Governance House Must Remembered Separate Talent White]
Topic:
- Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home.
[ Beauty Character Home Learned May Strength Work]
Topic:
- Weird, but sometimes I feel more like my cartoon character than I do Lizzie because she's a little more edgy and snappy.
[ Because Cartoon Character Edgy Feel Little More She Snappy Sometimes Than Weird]
Topic:
- I play a recurring role for a character named Doctor Imo. I assist the villain and show up from time to time.
[ Assist Character Doctor Named Play Recurring Role Show Time Up Villain]
Topic:
- Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.
[ Americans Ancestor Asian Characteristic Children Cultures Does Example Favor Filial Grandparents Piety Really Resonate Worship]
Topic:
- Although there was a screenplay, the actors never knew what questions I was going to ask them, and all of my character's voice-over narration and scenes were added after the fact.
[ Actors Added After Although Ask Character Fact Going Knew Narration Never Questions Scenes Screenplay Them Were]
Topic:
- I always believed in my characters. I lived them.
[ Always Believed Characters Lived Them]
Topic:
- Since it's based on my parents, it's more emotionally close to me than some of my more surreal plays. And then I like the balance of the comic and the sad. It should play as funny, but you should care about the characters and feel sad for them.
[ Balance Based Care Characters Close Comic Emotionally Feel Funny More Parents Play Plays Sad Should Since Some Surreal Than Them Then]
Topic:
- Because I killed a guy in real life, and because my character kills a guy onstage, they said I could never do anything this great again. I resented that.
[ Again Anything Because Character Could Great Guy Killed Kills Life Never Onstage Real Resented Said]
Topic:
- I'll keep on acting 'til they wipe the drool. I like the business. I like to do different parts and diverse characters. I haven't lost my enthusiasm yet!
[ Acting Business Characters Different Diverse Drool Enthusiasm Haven Keep Lost Parts Til Wipe Yet]
Topic:
- It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
[ Approached Bewilderment Characteristic Deep Human Humor Problems Some Without]
Topic:
- I think my character's getting to the point where he can't even eat spaghetti with red sauce anymore, where he has horrible nightmares, he can't sleep anymore.
[ Anymore Character Eat Even Getting Horrible Nightmares Point Red Sauce Sleep Spaghetti Think Where]
Topic:
- Mother Firefly is the kind of character I've always wanted to play. She's larger than life, terribly tragic, and capable of a lot of love.
[ Always Capable Character Kind Larger Life Lot Love Mother Play She Terribly Than Tragic Wanted]
Topic:
- When I first started acting, I started in opera and had a great desire to play grand, tragic characters. I got sidetracked in musical theater and ended up doing a lot of comedy.
[ Acting Characters Comedy Desire Doing Ended First Got Grand Great Had Lot Musical Opera Play Sidetracked Started Theater Tragic Up]
Topic:
- Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins.
[ Blood Character Clan Easy Family Friendship Held Loyal Own Severest Test Think Veins Whose Your]
Topic: Friendship
- Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
[ Character Friendship Held Severest Test]
Topic:
- Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.
[ Birth Characteristic Deed Either Given Indian Meaning Names Nicknames Playful Religious Spirit Such Symbolic Were]
Topic:
- The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character.
[ Always Awe Character Elements Fire Forces Frost Intermediate Lightning Majestic Nature Powers Regarded Secondary Spiritual Water Were Wind]
Topic:
- I think theatre is by far the most rewarding experience for an actor. You get 4 weeks to rehearse your character and then at 7:30 pm you start acting and nobody stops you, acting with your entire soul.
[ Acting Actor Character Entire Experience Far Get Most Nobody Pm Rehearse Rewarding Soul Start Stops Theatre Then Think Weeks Your]
Topic:
- But I guess I like playing flawed guys 'cause it gives a place for the characters to go.
[ Cause Characters Flawed Gives Go Guess Guys Place Playing]
Topic:
- I've been in a lot of trouble and come out of it. I think it shows a lot of good character.
[ Been Character Come Good Lot Out Shows Think Trouble]
Topic:
- What a man's mind can create, man's character can control.
[ Character Control Create Man Mind]
Topic:
- High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.
[ Aims Bring Characters Form Great High Minds Objects Out]
Topic:
- When you're working with a smaller budget I suppose one of the things that has to be in your mind when you are writing is that you have to keep the characters down to a minimum.
[ Budget Characters Down Keep Mind Minimum Smaller Suppose Things Working Writing Your]
Topic:
- Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing.
[ Character Development Education Given Knowledge Outstripped Rather Than Today Upbringing Young]
Topic:
- If you're soft and fuzzy, like our little characters, you become the skinny kid on the beach, and people in this business don't mind kicking sand in your face.
[ Beach Become Business Characters Face Fuzzy Kicking Kid Little Mind Our Sand Skinny Soft Your]
Topic:
- I enjoy doing everything, comedy and drama. I just look for the characters really and what they offer.
[ Characters Comedy Doing Drama Enjoy Everything Just Look Offer Really]
Topic:
- I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.
[ Able Actor Also Any Approaching Been Capacities Character Enjoy Feel Film Fortunate Know Lead Obviously Part Projects Sort Think Various Very Well Working]
Topic:
- It's a strange thing, but you get this click in your brain; the wonderful feeling that the entirety of a character is suddenly available and accessible to you.
[ Accessible Available Brain Character Click Entirety Feeling Get Strange Suddenly Thing Wonderful Your]
Topic:
- And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it's really refreshing.
[ Bird Character Dharma Especially Found Free Inspiring More Neurotic Playing Rare Really Refreshing Television Than Think Thought Time Unique Very Were Women]
Topic:
- And I'm so excited to remind people and even gain new fans who find out about Dharma - a new generation who could find out about Dharma and enjoy her and all the characters on the show.
[ Characters Could Dharma Enjoy Even Excited Fans Find Gain Generation Her New Out Remind Show]
Topic:
- I just kind of understood it, and I threw my love for others and love for life into the character, and was having a blast. I loved playing Dharma. I loved it!
[ Blast Character Dharma Having Into Just Kind Life Love Loved Others Playing Threw Understood]
Topic:
- It was the most pleasurable thing I've ever done, playing this character, and I just remember feeling so at home and so - I don't know, I was just happy - and it just wasn't ever work! It was like a sandbox for me, and I would crack myself up rehearsing.
[ Character Crack Done Ever Feeling Happy Home Just Know Most Myself Playing Pleasurable Rehearsing Remember Sandbox Thing Up Work Would]
Topic:
- Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
[ Acting Belief Character Common Denominator Going Moment Probably Sound Think Yeah]
Topic:
- A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance.
[ Causes Character Diminished Importance Insignificance Knowledge Necessarily Our Passion Toothache Violent]
Topic:
- All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
[ Become Best Cease Character Facts Part Private Public Significant Truths Worst]
Topic:
- I want to do a little bit of everything. I want to play a good, strong female character.
[ Bit Character Everything Female Good Little Play Strong Want]
Topic:
- You have to understand the tone of the movie, because if it's supposed to be funny, it can be funny violent like the Home Alone stuff, but you have to really understand the tone of what you're doing and make the action work for that and for the character.
[ Action Alone Because Character Doing Funny Home Make Movie Really Stuff Supposed Tone Understand Violent Work]
Topic:
- It is as if Clinton had called one of the most respected character witnesses in all of U.S. history to testify that the primal urge has a most distinguished presidential pedigree.
[ Called Character Clinton Distinguished Had History Most Pedigree Presidential Primal Respected Testify Urge Witnesses]
Topic:
- My mother and I will continue on some level that I haven't determined yet. I think my mother's a great character, and I have to say that giving my mother to the world has to be the biggest thrill of my writing career.
[ Biggest Career Character Continue Determined Giving Great Haven Level Mother Say Some Think Thrill Will World Writing Yet]
Topic:
- Let no man write my epitaph... When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then shall my character be vindicated, then may my epitaph be written.
[ Among Character Country Earth Epitaph Her Man May Nations Place Shall Takes Then Vindicated Write Written]
Topic:
- Turkey, unlike chicken, has very elegant characteristics. It has more of a cache than chicken. Turkey is a delicacy, so it should be presented in such a way.
[ Characteristics Chicken Delicacy Elegant More Presented Should Such Than Turkey Unlike Very Way]
Topic:
- I always get inspiration from whatever characters say about my character.
[ Always Character Characters Get Inspiration Say Whatever]
Topic:
- Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters.
[ Actors Characters English Facility Great Historic Horror Many Period Pieces Stories]
Topic:
- Hitman does well and it certainly does well enough to survive, but at the same time I don't want to involve the character into the DC Universe even if it meant more sales, to the point where we sort of upset the balance that we have at the moment.
[ Balance Certainly Character Dc Does Enough Even Into Involve Meant Moment More Point Sales Same Sort Survive Time Universe Upset Want Well Where]
Topic:
- I guess you can stay sort of true to the story; you don't have to artificially bring the character back from whatever doom you've designed for them, you can tell the story, I suppose, honestly.
[ Artificially Back Bring Character Designed Doom Guess Honestly Sort Stay Story Suppose Tell Them True Whatever]
Topic:
- If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel characters I would like to write.
[ Characters Comics Few Look Marvel Very Would Write]
Topic:
- It would have shown people that I was prepared to do that kind of work, although I find myself in a position now where I don't really need to and I could pick and choose the kind of characters I'd like to do.
[ Although Characters Choose Could Find Kind Myself Need Now Pick Position Prepared Really Shown Where Work Would]
Topic:
- Preacher is a book that somehow allows me time by its settling on it's characters, that sort of modern gothic western feel. You're not likely to see the boat veering too far from that.
[ Allows Boat Book Characters Far Feel Gothic Likely Modern Preacher See Settling Somehow Sort Time Too Veering Western]
Topic:
- There's immense fun to be had as long as you can sort of sneak it past DC. I have been told on occasion that I need to have more respect for these characters.
[ Been Characters Dc Fun Had Immense Long More Need Occasion Past Respect Sneak Sort These Told]
Topic:
- Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public.
[ Character Determine Example Follow Imagine Model Personality Private Public Well Whose Yourself]
Topic: Imagination
- A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name.
[ Always Character Even His Man Name Reveals Signature Sometimes]
Topic:
- Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose.
[ Character Everything Left Lose Lost]
Topic:
- A lot of directors are great and they are fine but you know I think that Harry really takes a special point to really engage the actors and really make it feel like a safe place for them to explore whatever it is they want to explore in whatever scene with their character.
[ Actors Character Directors Engage Explore Feel Fine Great Harry Know Lot Make Place Point Really Safe Scene Special Takes Their Them Think Want Whatever]
Topic:
- The book has many different characteristics: some are extremely old-fashioned storytelling traits, but there are also a fair number of postmodern traits, and the self-consciousness is one.
[ Also Book Characteristics Different Extremely Fair Many Number Old-Fashioned Postmodern Self-Consciousness Some Storytelling Traits]
Topic:
- Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
[ Characters Gold Little Moment Only Our Stays Steadfast Us Wealth]
Topic:
- I always knew I wanted to be a character in the movies. When I was growing up, I had to have a lot of surgery, and I spent a lot of time recovering at home and in the hospital. Watching movies took me away from my own problems and gave me a total escape.
[ Always Away Character Escape Gave Growing Had Home Hospital Knew Lot Movies Own Problems Recovering Spent Surgery Time Took Total Up Wanted Watching]
Topic:
- Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
[ Character Hard Noses Sleeves Some Their Turn Up Work]
Topic: Work
- One of the ways I think I gain fodder for characters is by watching people.
[ Characters Fodder Gain Think Watching Ways]
Topic:
- I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws.
[ Adultery Believe Blame Character Dishonesty Flaws Genetics Homosexuality Other]
Topic:
- I read the script and try not to bring anything personal into it. I make notes, talk to the director and we decide what kinds of shades should be in the character.
[ Anything Bring Character Decide Director Into Kinds Make Notes Personal Read Script Shades Should Talk Try]
Topic:
- I think all actors are supposed to be character actors.
[ Actors Character Supposed Think]
Topic:
- Black leadership has to recognize that principles more than speech, character more than a claim, is greater in advancing the cause of our liberation than what has transpired thus far.
[ Advancing Black Cause Character Claim Far Greater Leadership Liberation More Our Principles Recognize Speech Than Thus]
Topic:
- Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another.
[ Another Both Challenge Characteristics Developing Leadership Make Moral Overall Respected Us]
Topic:
- But in the life of every man there are influences of a far more real and penetrating character than those which come through the medium of schools or teachers.
[ Character Come Every Far Influences Life Man Medium More Penetrating Real Schools Teachers Than Those Through Which]
Topic:
- It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's character as to suggest to him any course of conduct that was not entirely upright and consistent.
[ Almost Any Character Conduct Consistent Could Course Entirely High Him Imagine Impossible Insensible Mill Morality Mr Suggest Upright]
Topic:
- I think if you play a character that is fearless, then it's boring. I think that's what was so incredible about Harrison Ford, is that he always seemed like he was never going to survive it, he's always scared, and yet he always does survive it somehow.
[ Always Boring Character Does Fearless Ford Going Harrison Incredible Never Play Scared Seemed Somehow Survive Then Think Yet]
Topic:
- Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate.
[ Also Certain Characters Charm Choice Due Duplicate Earlier Had Hard Lead Magician Mostly Put Risky Success Try Would]
Topic:
- The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected.
[ Acts Anti-Semitism Character Conscious Democracies Everyone Freedom Growing Hateful Liberty Particularly Religious Respected Shocks Stain Supposed Tide Ugly Values Where]
Topic:
- I think I came across Cecil Taylor a bit later, in 65 or 66. That really impressed me - Cecil Taylor is an amazing character... Both his music and the way he approaches the instrument are astonishing.
[ Across Amazing Approaches Astonishing Bit Both Came Cecil Character His Impressed Instrument Later Music Really Taylor Think Way]
Topic:
- Whereas Schaeffer and Henry were working like samplers, their idea was to capture those sounds which couldn't be serially calibrated because they were too complex in character.
[ Because Capture Character Complex Henry Idea Sounds Their Those Too Were Whereas Which Working]
Topic:
- The characteristic of coquettes is affectation governed by whim.
[ Affectation Characteristic Governed Whim]
Topic:
- I admire the world of the books and the characters that she's created, but I'm not an addict of Harry Potter. I don't feel possessive about it.
[ Addict Admire Books Characters Created Feel Harry Possessive Potter She World]
Topic:
- In Torch Song, I did that character almost non-stop from 1978 until I made the movie in 1987. Then I had some failure, which also colors how you react to doing other things.
[ Almost Also Character Colors Did Doing Failure Had How Made Movie Non-Stop Other React Some Song Then Things Torch Until Which]
Topic:
- My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives.
[ Aids Apart Because Change Characters Critics Going Had How Lives Picked Play Safe Sex Talked Their Thought Untrue Which]
Topic:
- You know, I always got offered other stuff. Not the romantic leads, obviously. But very often it's a role that's underwritten, where the character has no personality at all. And they need a character actor who can fill it in.
[ Actor Always Character Fill Got Know Leads Need Obviously Offered Often Other Personality Role Romantic Stuff Very Where]
Topic:
- I haven't seen the film yet because I just got in from London. In the scenes where the two characters are bantering with each other, it is like bobbing at the net in tennis.
[ Because Characters Each Film Got Haven Just London Net Other Scenes Seen Tennis Two Where Yet]
Topic:
- To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory's vault and mix in a sad memory from one's own life.
[ Character Deep Emotion Feels Go Into Life Memory Mix Must Own Sad Vault]
Topic:
- I do think I'm a character actor.
[ Actor Character Think]
Topic:
- Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can't see them doesn't mean they aren't there.
[ Because Characters Effects Elements Essential Just Mean See Special Them]
Topic:
- Action is character.
[ Action Character]
Topic:
- Homer's whole language, the language in which he lived, the language that he breathed, because he never saw it, or certainly those who formed his tradition never saw it, in characters on the pages. It was all on the tongue and in the ear.
[ Because Breathed Certainly Characters Ear Formed His Homer Language Lived Never Pages Saw Those Tongue Tradition Which Whole]
Topic:
- Strangely enough, the first character in Fried Green Tomatoes was the cafe, and the town. I think a place can be as much a character in a novel as the people.
[ Cafe Character Enough First Fried Green Much Novel Place Strangely Think Tomatoes Town]
Topic:
- Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force.
[ Above Believe Book Characteristic Energy Force Genius Given Goodness Greatest Judge Punches]
Topic:
- The Goth character was a difficult thing to get my head round. I'm not really a fan of Goth music. I'm more a piano and guitar man - that's what I love.
[ Character Difficult Fan Get Goth Guitar Head Love Man More Music Piano Really Round Thing]
Topic:
- I think that the character that I'm playing now is so fundamentally different than Ally that I haven't I haven't felt like I had to worry about it at all. But I definitely wanted to make a different choice.
[ Ally Character Choice Definitely Different Felt Fundamentally Had Haven Make Now Playing Than Think Wanted Worry]
Topic:
- Sometimes when you play a character, you can feel it in your body. And I felt like I had characteristics of my dog: the way Webster moves, the way he holds his head. I kind of adapted it into this part unconsciously.
[ Adapted Body Character Characteristics Dog Feel Felt Had Head His Holds Into Kind Moves Part Play Sometimes Unconsciously Way Webster Your]
Topic:
- It's necessary to track characters all the way through an opera. If you're dealing with more than one or two characters, it's very easy to forget that the others have lives of their own that feed into the story.
[ Characters Dealing Easy Feed Forget Into Lives More Necessary Opera Others Own Story Than Their Through Track Two Very Way]
Topic:
- Like any other composer of opera, I choose a subject not for polemical reasons, but because it contains vivid characters in highly charged dramatic situations.
[ Any Because Characters Charged Choose Composer Contains Dramatic Highly Opera Other Reasons Situations Subject Vivid]
Topic:
- My only requirement for that first story was that there had to be a fight or an explosion on every page. Naturally, no one wanted to publish it, but I liked the character, did a few stories to keep my hand in.
[ Character Did Every Explosion Few Fight First Had Hand Keep Liked Naturally Only Page Publish Requirement Stories Story Wanted]
Topic:
- One of the characteristics I cherish in my friends is their childlike gullibility, and several excited minutes were spent trying to actually find this book.
[ Actually Book Characteristics Cherish Childlike Excited Find Friends Gullibility Minutes Several Spent Their Trying Were]
Topic:
- By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children.
[ Between Catholic Centered Character Children Create Development Education Enrolled Faculty Geared Healthy Interactive Long-Term Offering Parents Scholastic Schools Setting Students Toward Values]
Topic:
- I don't think there's any great mystery to writing female characters, so long as you talk to them. If you lived in a monastery and never met any women, maybe it would be difficult.
[ Any Characters Difficult Female Great Lived Long Maybe Met Monastery Mystery Never Talk Them Think Women Would Writing]
Topic:
- I like to create imaginary characters and events around a real historical situation. I want readers to feel: OK, this probably didn't happen, but it might have.
[ Around Characters Create Events Feel Happen Historical Imaginary Might Ok Probably Readers Real Situation Want]
Topic:
- In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation.
[ Books Change Character Does Even Hero Male Often Plot Problem Rescue She Situation Solve Some Strong Woman Women]
Topic:
- Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative.
[ Been Books Characters Decorative Masculine Often Rather Thrillers Traditionally Very Women]
Topic:
- When I'm writing a woman character, I don't think, 'What would a woman do?' I just think, 'What would this character do in this situation?'
[ Character Just Situation Think Woman Would Writing]
Topic:
- You don't become the character.
[ Become Character]
Topic:
- But the same thing was true in the army. You slept in a barracks with all kinds of people of every nationality, every trade, every character and quality you can imagine, and that was a good experience.
[ Army Barracks Character Every Experience Good Imagine Kinds Nationality Quality Same Slept Thing Trade True]
Topic:
- I'm crazy about Grant: his character, his nature, his science in fighting and everything else. But I don't like the idea that he never accepted the blame for anything, always found someone else to blame for any mistake that was ever made, including blaming Prentiss for Shiloh.
[ Accepted Always Any Anything Blame Blaming Character Crazy Else Ever Everything Fighting Found Grant His Idea Including Made Mistake Nature Never Science Shiloh Someone]
Topic:
- My character is meant to know nothing about rap, and not to like it very much, but I know about it, because my kids make me listen to it. There's some rap I do like very much. I like Eminem, Blackalicious.
[ Because Character Eminem Kids Know Listen Make Meant Much Nothing Rap Some Very]
Topic:
- My goal was just to work regularly. I didn't ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor.
[ Actor Character Ever Expect Famous Goal Just Regularly Rich Wanted Work Working]
Topic:
- Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
[ Bigger Built Character Develop Each Endure Even Experiences Grieves Hard Help Learn Life Makes Marching Must Onward Our Realize Series Setbacks Sometimes Though Us Which World]
Topic:
- The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect, at least if the author is concentrating.
[ Author Characters Chosen Concentrating Effect Fictional Language Least Use]
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- Because I just loved to spend two years of my life in the company of Andy Kaufman and other characters.
[ Andy Because Characters Company Just Kaufman Life Loved Other Spend Two Years]
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- The worst evil is - and that's the product of censorship - is the self-censorship, because that twists spines, that destroys my character because I have to think something else and say something else, I have to always control myself.
[ Always Because Censorship Character Control Destroys Else Evil Myself Product Say Something Spines Think Twists Worst]
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- For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are slow to acknowledge that they have changed, even for the better.
[ Acknowledge Better Changed Characters Even Hold Immutable Our Own Slow Such Vanity]
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- The four characteristics of humanism are curiosity, a free mind, belief in good taste, and belief in the human race.
[ Belief Characteristics Curiosity Four Free Good Human Humanism Mind Race Taste]
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- There are things that Scotsmen get and other people don't get in the dialogue. Scottish characters can be pinpointed by a phrase, targeted very quickly.
[ Characters Dialogue Get Other Phrase Quickly Scottish Targeted Things Very]
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- The Chinese, by their favourite system of dwarfing, contrive to make it, when only a foot and a half or two feet high, have all the characters of an aged cedar of Lebanon.
[ Aged Cedar Characters Chinese Contrive Favourite Feet Foot Half High Lebanon Make Only System Their Two]
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- He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.
[ Best Calamity Characteristics Courage Faces Grow Hardihood Hardships Human Know Knows Love Mixture Mysterious Nature Need Soil Strong Though Troubles Which Will]
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- Besides the mistakes that are pointed out, I love the way readers become involved with the characters. When readers start asking about character motivations instead of concentrating on the special effects, it means you're connecting with them on a personal level.
[ Asking Become Besides Character Characters Concentrating Connecting Effects Instead Involved Level Love Means Mistakes Motivations Out Personal Pointed Readers Special Start Them Way]
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- I enjoy listening to classical music and heavy metal. I play basketball and try to go diving at least once a year. I don't really have hobbies in the traditional sense... I engage in too many activities already through the actions of my characters.
[ Actions Activities Already Basketball Characters Classical Diving Engage Enjoy Go Heavy Hobbies Least Listening Many Metal Music Once Play Really Sense Through Too Traditional Try Year]
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- In one book, CACHALOT, just for my own amusement, every character is based directly on someone I have known.
[ Amusement Based Book Character Directly Every Just Known Own Someone]
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- Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art.
[ Affect Art Become Better Characters Considerably Cultural Deeper Differences Given Gives Greater Hope How Insight Into Life Living More Only Personalities Politics Rounded Travels Understanding Wider Would]
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- I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them - and having them still have dignity and still survive, still get through it.
[ Been Characters Dignity Get Having Marginalized Playing Saved Society Some Still Survive Them Through Ways]
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- To me, Shakespeare uses the supernatural elements to reveal his character's inner desires and fears.
[ Character Desires Elements Fears His Inner Reveal Shakespeare Supernatural Uses]
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- One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.
[ Characteristics Fire Genius Lighting Own Power Strongest]
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- It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.
[ Character Determines Food Furnish Life Mind Which Whole Your]
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- The proposition that humans have mental characteristics wholly absent in non-humans is inconsistent with the theory of evolution.
[ Absent Characteristics Evolution Humans Inconsistent Mental Proposition Theory Wholly]
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- How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
[ Advice After Character Children Daddy Final Forming Give Good Hands How Lies Look Must Only Own Parents Paths Person Put Right Said Their Them True Upbringing Were Words]
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- Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
[ Advice Character Final Forming Give Good Hands Lies Only Own Parents Paths Person Put Right Their Them]
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- The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
[ Character Final Forming Hands Lies Own Person Their]
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- I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed.
[ Being Biased Cannot Cause Characterize Committed Common Even Hope Narrow Own Religion Religious Say Their Them Towards Which Will Work]
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- We knew we?d never find someone called Rock Hard, which was our ideal name, and for a while we toyed with the idea of just creating the character but never letting him get seen.
[ Called Character Creating Find Get Hard Him Idea Ideal Just Knew Letting Name Never Our Rock Seen Someone Toyed Which While]
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- Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man.
[ Age Bring Characteristics Essential Man Old Out Sickness]
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- As I look at President Bush, I think he will ultimately be judged as a man of extremely high character.
[ Bush Character Extremely High Judged Look Man President Think Ultimately Will]
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- Changes have taken place since year one. When Caruso left, that was a big change. We've been able to adapt nicely. It's given us new opportunities for different characters and story lines.
[ Able Adapt Been Big Change Changes Characters Different Given Left Lines New Nicely Opportunities Place Since Story Taken Us Year]
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- I consider myself fortunate that I've been able to find a character that people have responded to.
[ Able Been Character Consider Find Fortunate Myself Responded]
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- Burroughs was never really that pleased with the way popular culture and society treated his character. He tried to make a few movies of his own as a result, but they weren't very good.
[ Burroughs Character Culture Few Good His Make Movies Never Own Pleased Popular Really Result Society Treated Tried Very Way Weren]
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- I was molded, spent my time underneath a lot of goo. And then the bits and pieces were sculpted. It took probably 10 days to create each character after all those camera tests.
[ After Bits Camera Character Create Days Each Lot Molded Pieces Probably Sculpted Spent Tests Then Those Time Took Underneath Were]
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- When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you throw punches at cartoon characters, they are not there, so you can swing through. It looks like you really decked them.
[ Actors Cartoon Characters Looks Pull Pulled Punches Really Stop Swing Them Through Throw]
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- I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in.
[ Acting Actor Back Become Between Came Character Conclusion Difference Go Going Major Mind Really Remain Roles See Somewhere Star Stardom Story]
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- Still, it can be more effective to accomplish what you need to accomplish with the minimum effort. Watch Anthony Hopkins. He doesn't appear to be doing anything. He is so still that you can't see him working, but you are drawn into his character through his very stillness.
[ Accomplish Anthony Anything Appear Character Doing Drawn Effective Effort Him His Hopkins Into Minimum More Need See Still Stillness Through Very Watch Working]
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- The character of the artist doesn't enter into the nature of the art.
[ Art Artist Character Enter Into Nature]
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- The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition.
[ Ambition Bed Between Character Connection Intimate Neurotics Psychoanalysis Recognize Taught Trait Us]
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- I tend to be attracted to characters who are up against a wall with very few alternatives. And the film then becomes an examination of how they cope with very few options. And that's, I guess, what interests me in terms of human behavior.
[ Against Alternatives Attracted Becomes Behavior Characters Cope Examination Few Film Guess How Human Interests Options Tend Terms Then Up Very Wall]
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- Technique is of less interest than character and story.
[ Character Interest Less Story Technique Than]
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- Getting to meet people that I've admired my entire life, and getting to meet them in such a way where they're coming in to play completely different characters than I had ever seen them do is just wonderful.
[ Admired Characters Coming Completely Different Entire Ever Getting Had Just Life Meet Play Seen Such Than Them Way Where Wonderful]
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- I'd like to do voiceovers my whole life. I get to kind of create a character and go in and play.
[ Character Create Get Go Kind Life Play Voiceovers Whole]
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- And the most important thing - apart from telling a good, believable story, and being a true character - is to be someone the audience will care about, even if you're playing a murderer or rapist.
[ Apart Audience Being Believable Care Character Even Good Important Most Murderer Playing Rapist Someone Story Telling Thing True Will]
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- I play a character every day of my life, and I don't want to play a character as myself. They can judge me as an actress, not as a person. I'm not a spokeswoman for Anna.
[ Actress Anna Character Day Every Judge Life Myself Person Play Want]
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- The doctors say it dates back to a film where I had these huge prosthetic breasts because my character was breast-feeding. The weight of them, and of the baby, did my back in.
[ Baby Back Because Breasts Character Dates Did Doctors Film Had Huge Prosthetic Say Them These Weight Where]
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- From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.
[ African Americans Banking Blood Character Contributions Culture Influenced Jazz Justice Modern Molded National Our Shaped Social Subway]
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- From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
[ Also Always America Character Creed Did Drive Fact Far Fell Fundamental Ideals Learned Live Meaning National Often Our Out Remember Segregation Short Slavery Them True Up]
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- I really fought to make my character not a stereotype. I play a soap star with dyed blonde hair.
[ Blonde Character Dyed Fought Hair Make Play Really Soap Star Stereotype]
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- I'm playing a very strong character, it's the story of the woman Polish Jews out of the Warsaw ghetto. I've just begun my weapons training and the SAS type training that's getting me fit.
[ Begun Character Fit Getting Ghetto Jews Just Out Playing Polish Story Strong Training Type Very Warsaw Weapons Woman]
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- You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
[ Cannot Character Dream Forge Hammer Into Must Yourself]
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- I think I would have been so much in awe of the movie set, the people and what everybody's job was, that I don't know if I would be able to concentrate on the character.
[ Able Awe Been Character Concentrate Everybody Job Know Movie Much Set Think Would]
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- The character and history of each child may be a new and poetic experience to the parent, if he will let it.
[ Character Child Each Experience History May New Parent Poetic Will]
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- Movement should be a counter, whether in action scenes or dialogue or whatever. It counters where your eye is going. This style thing, for me it's all fitted to the action, to the script, to the characters.
[ Action Characters Counter Counters Dialogue Eye Fitted Going Movement Scenes Script Should Style Thing Whatever Where Whether Your]
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- Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people.
[ Books Characters Every Feeling Knows More Reader Real Seem Than]
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- This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
[ Casting Certain Characters Doubts Excepting Existence Fairy Fiction Folk Human Imaginary Lack Might Offend Only Otherwise Their Thereof Unwise Whom Work]
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- The character is close to me, except that I haven't lived through those situations, so it's not completely me.
[ Character Close Completely Except Haven Lived Situations Those Through]
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- All of the great leaders have had one characteristic in common: it was the willingness to confront unequivocally the major anxiety of their people in their time. This, and not much else, is the essence of leadership.
[ Anxiety Characteristic Common Confront Else Essence Great Had Leaders Leadership Major Much Their Time Unequivocally Willingness]
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- The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor.
[ Building Character Conspicuously Poor Privation