James S. McDonnell - The horrors of the Second World War, the chilling winds of the Cold War and the crushing weight of the Iron Curtain are little more than fading memories. Ideals that once commanded great loyalty are now taken for granted.
[ Chilling Cold Commanded Crushing Curtain Fading Granted Great Horrors Ideals Iron Little Loyalty Memories More Now Once Second Taken Than War Weight Winds World]
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Nick Nolte - One of the few things in dance to match the Royal Ballet's curtain calls is the Royal Ballet's dancing.
[ Ballet Calls Curtain Dance Dancing Few Match Royal Things]
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Dennis Rodman - I've had some of the best craft services on independent movies, actually, because they get more creative, generally, with a smaller budget. The work is still the same. I didn't really notice the difference other than I was getting dressed behind a curtain, basically.
[ Actually Basically Because Behind Best Budget Craft Creative Curtain Difference Dressed Generally Get Getting Had Independent More Movies Notice Other Really Same Services Smaller Some Still Than Work]
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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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- There are two sighs of relief every night in the life of an opera manager. The first comes when the curtain goes up The second sigh of relief comes when the final curtain goes down without any disaster, and one realizes, gratefully, that the miracle has happened again.
[ Again Any Comes Curtain Disaster Down Every Final First Goes Gratefully Happened Life Manager Miracle Night Opera Realizes Relief Second Sigh Sighs Two Up Without]
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- But Nature cast me for the part she found me best fitted for, and I have had to play it, and must play it till the curtain falls.
[ Best Cast Curtain Falls Fitted Found Had Must Nature Part Play She Till]
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- An opera begins long before the curtain goes up and ends long after it has come down. It starts in my imagination, it becomes my life, and it stays part of my life long after I've left the opera house.
[ After Becomes Before Begins Come Curtain Down Ends Goes House Imagination Left Life Long Opera Part Starts Stays Up]
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- I don't display my plaques and honors. They are hidden behind a black curtain in my work room at home.
[ Behind Black Curtain Display Hidden Home Honors Room Work]
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- The moment the curtain rose on that first ballet, I knew something wonderful and new had come into my life. I can still see the first scene. The ballet was Divertimento No. 15.
[ Ballet Come Curtain First Had Into Knew Life Moment New Rose Scene See Something Still Wonderful]
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- You come in off the street, through the doors of the theater. You sit down. The lights go down and the curtain goes up. And you're in another world.
[ Another Come Curtain Doors Down Go Goes Lights Off Sit Street Theater Through Up World]
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- He greatly valued his possessions, chiefly because they were his, and derived genuine pleasure from contemplating a painting, a statuette, a rare lace curtain - no matter what - after he had bought it and placed it among his household gods.
[ After Among Because Bought Chiefly Contemplating Curtain Derived Genuine Gods Greatly Had His Household Lace Matter Painting Placed Pleasure Possessions Rare Valued Were]
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- It was still quite light out of doors, but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim, uncertain glow, the room was full of deep shadows.
[ Curtains Deep Dim Doors Drawn Fire Full Glow Inside Light Out Quite Room Sending Shadows Still Uncertain]
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- From Stettin in the Baltic to Trieste in the Adriatic, an iron curtain has descended across the Continent.
[ Across Baltic Continent Curtain Descended Iron]
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- I would rather the man who presents something for my consideration subject me to a zephyr of truth and a gentle breeze of responsibility rather than blow me down with a curtain of hot wind.
[ Blow Breeze Consideration Curtain Down Gentle Hot Man Presents Rather Responsibility Something Subject Than Truth Wind Would]
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- Hurried and worried until we're buried, and there's no curtain call, Lifes a very funny proposition after all.
[ After Buried Call Curtain Funny Hurried Lifes Proposition Until Very Worried]
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- I had a jeep made up for Michael, and he would take it on tour, and he would hide behind it, like a curtain.
[ Behind Curtain Had Hide Made Michael Take Tour Up Would]
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- It's just an ice bucket with a bottle in it. The two flute glasses are little tray. I got to shut the curtains. I'm in my boxer shorts and shirt. I'm going to take a bath and go to bed. But I want to shut the blinds so it's really dark in the room.
[ Bath Bed Blinds Bottle Boxer Bucket Curtains Dark Flute Glasses Go Going Got Ice Just Little Really Room Shirt Shorts Shut Take Two Want]
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- Busy old fool, unruly Sun, why dost thou thus through windows and through curtains call on us? Must to thy motions lovers seasons run?
[ Busy Call Curtains Dost Fool Lovers Motions Must Old Run Seasons Sun Thou Through Thus Thy Unruly Us Why Windows]
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- The curtains would open and it would be just her standing in some ludicrous pose, like Aphrodite.
[ Curtains Her Just Ludicrous Open Pose Some Standing Would]
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- From behind the Iron Curtain, there are signs that tyranny is in trouble and reminders that its structure is as brittle as its surface is hard.
[ Behind Curtain Hard Iron Reminders Signs Structure Surface Trouble Tyranny]
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- My greatest trouble is getting the curtain up and down.
[ Curtain Down Getting Greatest Trouble Up]
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- God continues to lift the curtain and allow the enemies of America to give us probably what we deserve.
[ Allow America Continues Curtain Deserve Enemies Give God Lift Probably Us]
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- One blob of red in the wrong place and the audience isn't looking at the hero, they're looking at a patch of curtain (or something similar) and your whole effect is lost.
[ Audience Curtain Effect Hero Looking Lost Patch Place Red Similar Something Whole Wrong Your]
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- At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers, my books attain a collective dignity.
[ Attain Books Collective Curtains Dignity Drawn Fire Night]
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- I never went to business school. I was just bumbling through a lot of my life. I was like the guy behind the curtain in The Wizard of Oz.
[ Behind Business Curtain Guy Just Life Lot Never Oz School Through Went Wizard]
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- The road passed through a curtain of pine forest and came out on a flat, rolling snow field. In this field the sprawled or bunched bodies of Germans lay thick, like some dark shapeless vegetable.
[ Bodies Came Curtain Dark Field Flat Forest Germans Lay Out Passed Pine Road Rolling Snow Some Thick Through Vegetable]
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- I wrote somewhere during the Cold War that I sometimes wish the Iron Curtain were much taller than it is, so that you could see whether the development of science with no communication was parallel on the two sides. In this case it certainly wasn't.
[ Case Certainly Cold Communication Could Curtain Development During Iron Much Parallel Science See Sides Sometimes Somewhere Taller Than Two War Were Whether Wish Wrote]
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- You had to make sure that the tone of your dress was not the same tone as the curtains, for instance.
[ Curtains Dress Had Instance Make Same Sure Tone Your]
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- It's not scary to make a horror film because you get to pull back the curtain and see that none of it's real. When you're watching one, the terror bombards you.
[ Back Because Curtain Film Get Horror Make None Pull Real Scary See Terror Watching]
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- Conscience is the window of our spirit, evil is the curtain.
[ Conscience Curtain Evil Our Spirit Window]
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- And when an architect has designed a house with large windows, which is a necessity today in order to pull the daylight into these very deep houses, then curtains come to play a big role in architecture.
[ Architect Architecture Big Come Curtains Daylight Deep Designed House Houses Into Large Necessity Order Play Pull Role Then These Today Very Which Windows]
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- With Hitchcock I had little relationship. I was called to replace Bernard Herrmann, his favorite composer, in Torn Curtain, after the bitter fight between them.
[ After Bernard Between Bitter Called Composer Curtain Favorite Fight Had His Hitchcock Little Relationship Replace Them Torn]
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- I always liked the magic of poetry but now I'm just starting to see behind the curtain of even the best poets, how they've used, tried and tested craft to create the illusion. Wonderful feeling of exhilaration to finally be there.
[ Always Behind Best Craft Create Curtain Even Exhilaration Feeling Finally How Illusion Just Liked Magic Now Poetry Poets See Starting Tested Tried Used Wonderful]
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- Believe me, it jabs you. When you're on the side of buses and New York loves you, you love to go out there every night. It's like a race. Curtain opens, out you go, and New York is yours.
[ Believe Buses Curtain Every Go Love Loves New Night Opens Out Race Side York Yours]
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- When we went on the air, I didn't want to be interrupted for an act-one curtain.
[ Air Curtain Interrupted Want Went]
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- It was like falling off a building and suddenly, bang, you hit the bottom. The first time it happened was on an ordinary day at home. I was taking down some curtains. I took one step, turned around, took another step and then I fell and hit my head hard on the rowing machine.
[ Another Around Bang Bottom Building Curtains Day Down Falling Fell First Happened Hard Head Hit Home Machine Off Ordinary Rowing Some Step Suddenly Taking Then Time Took Turned]
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- Who's not sat tense before his own heart's curtain.
[ Before Curtain Heart His Own Sat Tense]
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- When the curtain falls, the best thing an actor can do is to go away.
[ Actor Away Best Curtain Falls Go Thing]
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- I didn't like the play, but then I saw it under adverse conditions - the curtain was up.
[ Adverse Conditions Curtain Play Saw Then Under Up]
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- There's the fatigue that you have to forget about, because the red curtain still has to rise.
[ Because Curtain Fatigue Forget Red Rise Still]
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- We didn't know anything about comedy duos - Abbot and Costello, Martin and Lewis - we didn't know anything about that. Kim Fields showed us a tape of Martin and Lewis and their old shows and they come through the curtain so we started doing research on them.
[ Anything Come Comedy Costello Curtain Doing Fields Kim Know Lewis Martin Old Research Showed Shows Started Tape Their Them Through Us]
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- Twilight drops her curtain down, and pins it with a star.
[ Curtain Down Drops Her Pins Star Twilight]
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- The first time it felt really dangerous, like the sort of thing you had to lock the doors and close the curtains on because if anybody saw you, God would strike you down with a thunderbolt. But I took to it like a duck to water.
[ Anybody Because Close Curtains Dangerous Doors Down Duck Felt First God Had Lock Really Saw Sort Strike Thing Time Took Water Would]
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- I have always found it difficult to wait for things - whether it was to see my father or sailor brother, Alan, again after their long sea trips, or the chance of a better job, or even new curtains.
[ After Again Alan Always Better Brother Chance Curtains Difficult Even Father Found Job Long New Sailor Sea See Their Things Trips Wait Whether]
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- Who has not sat before his own heart's curtain? It lifts: and the scenery is falling apart.
[ Apart Before Curtain Falling Heart His Lifts Own Sat Scenery]
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- You could get in rehearsals, pre-production, anything that would actually contribute to the understanding of how a film gets made. I actually find those things increase people's interest in a movie and like that better than worrying about showing the tricks behind the curtain.
[ Actually Anything Behind Better Contribute Could Curtain Film Find Get Gets How Increase Interest Made Movie Pre-Production Rehearsals Showing Than Things Those Tricks Understanding Worrying Would]
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- But scientists on both sides of the iron curtain played a very significant role in maintaining the momentum of the nuclear arms race throughout the four decades of the Cold War.
[ Arms Both Cold Curtain Decades Four Iron Maintaining Momentum Nuclear Played Race Role Scientists Sides Significant Throughout Very War]
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- If you travel to the States... they have a lot of different words than like what we use. For instance: they say 'elevator', we say 'lift'; they say 'drapes', we say 'curtains'; they say 'president', we say 'seriously deranged git.'
[ Curtains Deranged Different Elevator Git Instance Lift Lot President Say Seriously States Than Travel Use Words]
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- If Everton were playing down the bottom of my garden, I'd draw the curtains.
[ Bottom Curtains Down Draw Everton Garden Playing Were]
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- This scepticism is the same scepticism I heard a generation ago in the USSR when few thought that a democratic transformation behind the iron curtain was possible.
[ Ago Behind Curtain Democratic Few Generation Heard Iron Possible Same Scepticism Thought Transformation Ussr]
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- Blow the dust off the clock. Your watches are behind the times. Throw open the heavy curtains which are so dear to you - you do not even suspect that the day has already dawned outside.
[ Already Behind Blow Clock Curtains Dawned Day Dear Dust Even Heavy Off Open Outside Suspect Throw Times Watches Which Your]
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- People look at me and go, 'You must have it made. You have girls. You have a great life. It's not true. I mean you pull the curtain away, and you see I'm just as insecure and neurotic and scared and vulnerable as anybody, you know.
[ Anybody Away Curtain Girls Go Great Insecure Just Know Life Look Made Mean Must Neurotic Pull Scared See True Vulnerable]
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- Men do change, and change comes like a little wind that ruffles the curtains at dawn, and it comes like the stealthy perfume of wildflowers hidden in the grass.
[ Change Comes Curtains Dawn Grass Hidden Little Men Perfume Wind]
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- I always stayed for the first curtain call and people always said, 'Who's that?' But this got me started in acting.
[ Acting Always Call Curtain First Got Said Started Stayed]
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- Why do we need to wait until somebody sells 10 million records to give people a show like that? What about us smaller, hungry folk? At least gimme a curtain!
[ Curtain Folk Give Hungry Least Million Need Records Sells Show Smaller Somebody Until Us Wait Why]
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- It's like a cast of actors; you're all working together closely under pressure to produce something everyday. And when we put up an issue, it's like the curtains opening on a new play. I really like that daily sense of surprise.
[ Actors Cast Closely Curtains Daily Everyday Issue New Opening Play Pressure Produce Put Really Sense Something Surprise Together Under Up Working]
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- On the morrow the horizon was covered with clouds- a thick and impenetrable curtain between earth and sky, which unhappily extended as far as the Rocky Mountains. It was a fatality!
[ Between Covered Curtain Earth Extended Far Fatality Horizon Impenetrable Morrow Mountains Rocky Sky Thick Unhappily Which]
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- Well, I go to the theater today, and its curtain - there is no curtain in this play; the lights go down and go up - and we start. And I live this character for two hours. There are only two of us in the play. And It's a complete experience.
[ Character Complete Curtain Down Experience Go Hours Lights Live Only Play Start Theater Today Two Up Us Well]
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- The critic leaves at curtain fall To find, in starting to review it, He scarcely saw the play at all For starting to review it.
[ Critic Curtain Fall Find Leaves Play Review Saw Scarcely Starting]
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- A good essay must have this permanent quality about it; it must draw its curtain round us, but it must be a curtain that shuts us in not out.
[ Curtain Draw Essay Good Must Out Permanent Quality Round Shuts Us]
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- There's no twilight in the tropics. Night falls like a curtain.
[ Curtain Falls Night Tropics Twilight]
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- Curtain! Fast music! Light! Ready for the last finale! Great! The show looks good, the show looks good!
[ Curtain Fast Finale Good Great Last Light Looks Music Ready Show]
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- Yes, there is plenty of hard work for them in addition to that which they do when they appear, smiling and happy, when the curtain goes up. Giving a performance is the least of their worries.
[ Addition Appear Curtain Giving Goes Happy Hard Least Performance Plenty Smiling Their Them Up Which Work Worries Yes]
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