Quotations that match 'character'.

Fashion should not be expected to serve in the stead of courage or character. Loretta Young
[ Character Courage Expected Fashion Serve Should Stead]
I like playing flawed characters, people who aren't perfect. Tom Berenger
[ Characters Flawed Perfect Playing]
Being an actor myself I realize that all actors believe they are qualified to play any role. If you showed me a script with a black woman character I would tell you that I could do it. That is what we do. We act as if we are someone else. Richard Masur
[ Act Actor Actors Any Being Believe Black Character Could Else Myself Play Qualified Realize Role Script Showed Someone Tell Woman Would]
A vote is like a rifle; its usefulness depends upon the character of the user. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Character Depends Rifle Upon Usefulness User Vote]
I always find stuff in my characters to relate to. Gerard Butler
[ Always Characters Find Relate Stuff]
I love it when ugliness is beautiful. I love character flaws. Marcia Gay Harden
[ Beautiful Character Flaws Love Ugliness]
Sometimes it's a character you want to play or a story you want to tell. Sometimes it's just to pay the bills. Daryl Hannah
[ Bills Character Just Pay Play Sometimes Story Tell Want]
It's a character I've created. Actually, that's pretty much the opposite of me, off a farm in the Midwest. Douglas Wilson
[ Actually Character Created Farm Midwest Much Off Opposite Pretty]
This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character. Herbert Hoover
[ Character Job Out Step Will]
Grissom is a character who doesn't really want people poking around in his life. He likes to poke around in his work. William Petersen
[ Around Character Grissom His Life Likes Poke Poking Really Want Work]
I don't know why, but I respond well to tortured characters. Halle Berry
[ Characters Know Respond Tortured Well Why]
And in fact I don't believe there is such a thing as a definitive picture of something. The land is a living, breathing thing and light changes its character every second of every day. That's why I love it so much. Fay Godwin
[ Believe Breathing Changes Character Day Definitive Every Fact Land Light Living Love Much Picture Second Something Such Thing Why]
This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity. Kendrick Meek
[ Along Also Basis Character Democracy During Election Haiti Haitian Hope Long Marks Moment Only Peace Prosperity Reconciliation Resolve Road Serves Significant Struggle Testament Their]
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. George Eads
[ Anymore Character Eat Even Getting Horrible Nightmares Point Red Sauce Sleep Spaghetti Think Where]
I'd like to be known for my character. Soundarya
[ Character Known]
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath. Solon
[ Character More Nobility Oath Put Than Trust]
I guess because you study the character and you do all those things. But when it comes down to it, it's still my performance, it's still my interpretation. I'm not going to, you know, be a clone - well, I was a clone of Richard Dean Anderson! Michael Welch
[ Anderson Because Character Clone Comes Dean Down Going Guess Interpretation Know Performance Richard Still Study Things Those Well]
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. Francis Bacon
[ Being Busy Character Deity Goodness Greatest Man Mind Mischievous Thing Virtues Without Wretched]
What it made me realize was that a show like this makes people look inside themselves. Because this crew guy isn't sitting there wishing the character would fight back. He's hoping that he would fight back. Lee Tergesen
[ Back Because Character Crew Fight Guy Hoping Inside Look Made Makes Realize Show Sitting Themselves Wishing Would]
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. Matthew Barney
[ Allowing Characters Does Ego Just Lot Stomach Throw Up Wanting Way Work]
It is our character that supports the promise of our future - far more than particular government programs or policies. William Bennett
[ Character Far Future Government More Our Particular Policies Programs Promise Supports Than]
Character and fate are two words for the same thing. Novalis
[ Character Fate Same Thing Two Words]
The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak. Augustus Hare Faith
[ Character Faith Forth Most Naturally Often Power Shine Weak Will]
One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in the consciousness of the American proletariat is to be found in the character of the demands now being put forward by the leadership. C. L. R. James
[ American Being Changes Character Consciousness Demands Estimated Forward Found Leadership Now Proletariat Put Signs Surest]
Character is more important than talent. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Character Important More Talent Than]
I want every character be an outsider in some way. Josh Schwartz
[ Character Every Outsider Some Want Way]
I get to actually experience what it would be like to be a psycho, which is not a fun one, or to be a cowboy, or to be a weird character of some sort. For me, it suits me. It suits my personality. I'm an emotional kind of person anyway. Josh Holloway
[ Actually Anyway Character Cowboy Emotional Experience Fun Get Kind Person Personality Psycho Some Sort Suits Weird Which Would]
To give a character life in a short space of time, it helps if you arrive on screen with a past. Jeanne Moreau
[ Arrive Character Give Helps Life Past Screen Short Space Time]
There's a lot about the character. It doesn't always happen, but there are some characters you really create a relationship with, almost as if they were your friend. And you never get into their heads again or think like them. Salma Hayek
[ Again Almost Always Character Characters Create Friend Get Happen Heads Into Lot Never Really Relationship Some Their Them Think Were Your]
Europe has found itself confronted with fresh challenges - challenges of a global character, the nature of which is directly connected with changes in the international climate and the difficulties of seeking new models for co-operation. Boris Yeltsin
[ Challenges Changes Character Climate Co-Operation Confronted Connected Difficulties Directly Europe Found Fresh Global International Itself Models Nature New Seeking Which]
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. Henri Bergson
[ Cannot Characteristic Compensate Confer Inferiority Intelligence Know Main Man Regard Superiority Us Which]
I expect that any day now, I will have said all I have to say; I'll have used up all my characters, and then I'll be free to get on with my real life. Anne Tyler
[ Any Characters Day Expect Free Get Life Now Real Said Say Then Up Used Will]
I want to spend my time exploring the characters we've already got here. I want to give them more time to shine before the team gets to have 400 members. Robert Kirkman
[ Already Before Characters Exploring Gets Give Got Here Members More Shine Spend Team Them Time Want]
I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures. Ang Lee
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance. William J. Wilson
[ Best Businessman Character Creativity Doctor Lawyer Leadership Measure Necessarily Perseverance Person Sat Scored Tests These Well Will]
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. George P. Baker
[ Absurd Best Character Ending Enough Farce Granted Logically Move Once Premise Premises Situation Some Start To-Day]
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Character Excellence Manner Simplicity Style Supreme Things]
Everyone tries to define this thing called Character. It's not hard. Character is doing what's right when nobody's looking. J. C. Watts
[ Called Character Define Doing Everyone Hard Looking Nobody Right Thing Tries]
You have to like the characters you play. Ted McGinley
[ Characters Play]
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. Gary Ryan Blair
[ Always Character Direction How Keeping Make Money Much Reflect Respect Say Send Somewhere Spend Treatment Way While Your]
There's one thing everyone should understand: I like my character. Dennis Rodman
[ Character Everyone Should Thing Understand]
I think possibly the first film that has music as its leading character. Peter Shaffer
[ Character Film First Leading Music Possibly Think]
I succeeded on sort of chutzpah and charm. No technique at all, didn't know what I was doing, but it worked and the character suited me. Jeremy Irons
[ Character Charm Doing Know Sort Succeeded Suited Technique Worked]
You all know how powerful and varied are the effects of which steam engines are capable; with them has really begun the great development of industry which has characterised our century before all others. Hermann von Helmholtz
[ Before Begun Capable Century Characterised Development Effects Engines Great How Industry Know Others Our Powerful Really Steam Them Varied Which]
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. F. Murray Abraham
[ Because Began Character Contributed Invited Parties Performance Success Way Were Whenever]
No matter who the characters are, you can strip them down and find small universal truths. Jena Malone
[ Characters Down Find Matter Small Strip Them Truths Universal]
It's not a pretty face, I grant you. But underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character. Alan Jay Lerner
[ Character Enormous Exterior Face Flabby Grant Lack Pretty Underneath]
I don't understand that, because I think that what people like most about the show is that they recognize themselves in the characters and their problems, so the more believable the family is, the more we can draw the audience in. Patricia Richardson
[ Audience Because Believable Characters Draw Family More Most Problems Recognize Show Their Themselves Think Understand]
In my first film, Five Corners, I played a very scary, violent crazed character, and it exposed me to a lot of directors. John Turturro
[ Character Corners Crazed Directors Exposed Film First Five Lot Played Scary Very Violent]
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. Catherine Deneuve
[ Admire Characters Different Directors Find Huge Incredible Involved Manage Money Much Number Such Them Think]
I've always been a fan of the 19th century novel, of the novel that is plotted, character-driven, and where the passage of time is almost as central to the novel as a major minor character, the passage of time and its effect on the characters in the story. John Irving
[ Almost Always Been Central Century Character Characters Effect Fan Major Minor Novel Passage Plotted Story Time Where]
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. Mel Brooks
[ Ability Being Characters Every Give Him His Human Hundreds Identities Living Names Other Personalities Relate Separate Skin Talent Their Them Under Writer]
People who were more concerned with themselves and looking good to their readers then they were with the characters sacrificed a series for the sake of a story. Len Wein
[ Characters Concerned Good Looking More Readers Sacrificed Sake Series Story Their Themselves Then Were]
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. Luc Ferrari
[ Because Capture Character Complex Henry Idea Sounds Their Those Too Were Whereas Which Working]
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. Jacqueline Bisset
[ Am Character Everyone Feel Harder Likes Makes Myself Progression Rushes Watching Work]
I think situations are more important than plot and character. Harry Mathews
[ Character Important More Plot Situations Than Think]
But in action, one defies one's character. Daniel Bell
[ Action Character Defies]
The characters are that vague TV high school age, but they'll be in high school as long as we need them to be. Josh Schwartz
[ Age Characters High Long Need School Them Tv Vague]
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. Marian Anderson
[ Character Clue Complexion Fact His Nature None Offers Person Quality Responsible Skin Underneath Us]
Essentially and most simply put, plot is what the characters do to deal with the situation they are in. It is a logical sequence of events that grow from an initial incident that alters the status quo of the characters. Elizabeth George
[ Alters Characters Deal Essentially Events Grow Incident Initial Logical Most Plot Put Quo Sequence Simply Situation Status]
Take characters that Nicholson or De Niro play: they're not always tough. Tom Berenger
[ Always Characters De Nicholson Niro Play Take Tough]
I find it very difficult to be two different characters at the same time - actress and mother. Kristin Scott Thomas
[ Actress Characters Different Difficult Find Mother Same Time Two Very]
Real-life people are often the hardest to play, people that you recreate who have actually lived, because you have to live up to people's knowledge of those characters. Derek Jacobi
[ Actually Because Characters Hardest Knowledge Live Lived Often Play Real-Life Recreate Those Up]
It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Best Character Guard His Man Off Reveals Trifles]
I'd love to play a gangster but I think people might say I looked a bit too young and cheeky to play a character who'd just blown someones head off! Dominic Monaghan
[ Bit Blown Character Gangster Head Just Looked Love Might Off Play Say Think Too Young]
I played a lot of character parts in school. Matthew Ashford
[ Character Lot Parts Played School]
The point of departure of the process to which we wish to contribute is the fact that war is the natural reaction of human nature in the savage state, while peace is the result of acquired characteristics. Elihu Root
[ Acquired Characteristics Contribute Departure Fact Human Natural Nature Peace Point Process Reaction Result Savage State War Which While Wish]
They did that little thing on South Park, and they mentioned my name and had a character of me judging a Halloween contest. It was really funny.That made me the coolest aunt on earth. Tina Yothers
[ Aunt Character Contest Coolest Did Earth Funny Had Halloween Judging Little Made Mentioned Name Park Really South Thing]
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?' Ken Follett
[ Character Just Situation Think Woman Would Writing]
The costume that I wear on the show is a little snug and doesn't leave a whole lot to the imagination. I don't have a problem with it because of the way this character's been written. Jeri Ryan
[ Because Been Character Costume Imagination Leave Little Lot Problem Show Snug Way Wear Whole Written]
Self-denial is indispensable to a strong character, and the highest kind comes from a religious stock. Theodore Parker
[ Character Comes Highest Indispensable Kind Religious Self-Denial Stock Strong]
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. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Believe Beyond Character Create Expressions Feeling Films Frustrated Gestures Look Made Real Sets Still Transformation Unique Usual Usually]
I only choose musicians who I think will emerge, can emerge, with their own character, while still going along with the tune in question. Robert Wyatt
[ Along Character Choose Emerge Going Musicians Only Own Question Still Their Think Tune While Will]
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. Dominic Chianese
[ Audition Because Character Funny Great Guy Had Knew Mean Old Part Role Terribly Wanted Wonderful]
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. Dabney Coleman
[ Am Beneficial Character Concentration Doing Going Itself Lines Relax Say Scene Staggering Talking Think Very Your Yourself]
The story line was done in a way that's organic and was doled out very slowly in little bites. We think that's authentic for this character, that her feelings are very deeply buried or she never felt them. Laura Innes
[ Authentic Bites Buried Character Deeply Done Feelings Felt Her Line Little Never Organic Out She Slowly Story Them Think Very Way]
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller
[ Achieved Ambition Cannot Character Developed Ease Experience Inspired Only Quiet Soul Strengthened Success Suffering Through Trial]
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King, Jr. Equality
[ Character Children Color Content Day Dream Four Judged Little Live Nation Skin Their Where Will]
I am most proud of the development of the characters as personalities that game players could relate to and care about. Roberta Williams
[ Am Care Characters Could Development Game Most Personalities Players Proud Relate]
And yet because of my attempt at sincerity I have been condemned, hooted at, reviled; filthy rumors have been circulated about me, not about my characterizations but about me personally, my private self. Erich von Stroheim
[ Attempt Because Been Circulated Condemned Filthy Personally Private Reviled Rumors Self Sincerity Yet]
The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and, above all, by the disenchantment of the world. Max Weber
[ Above Characterized Disenchantment Fate Our Times World]
I would solve a lot of literary problems just thinking about a character in the subway, where you can't do anything anyway. Toni Morrison
[ Anything Anyway Character Just Literary Lot Problems Solve Subway Thinking Where Would]
There's nothing worse - I don't like listening to actors talk about the process, especially when - I mean, for me I've played a lot of guys, dudes, boys in a sense and this was a challenge for me just to play that official character. Scott Speedman
[ Actors Boys Challenge Character Dudes Especially Guys Just Listening Lot Mean Nothing Official Play Played Process Sense Talk Worse]
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. Neve Campbell
[ Ability Acting Based Being Body Cast Character Company Dance Definite Fit Functions Lead Mold Movie Playing Tailor Way Your]
If you were to look back at me as a school kid you'd see a very quiet little church mouse kind of character. Johnny Rotten
[ Back Character Church Kid Kind Little Look Mouse Quiet School See Very Were]
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do get somewhere. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Characters Get Outside Somewhere Spotlight Them]
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. Anne Frank
[ 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]
If the novelist shares his or her problems with the characters, he or she is able to study his personal unconscious. Manuel Puig
[ Able Characters Her His Novelist Personal Problems Shares She Study Unconscious]
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. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Bag Characters Conscience Cut Failing Fighting Films Find Freedom Loose Needing Problems Rid Sense Sin Themselves These Tricks Trying Way Whole]
Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms. Khalil Gibran
[ Atoms Characteristics Completely Incumbent Know Knowledge Minutiae Mother Self Subtleties Very]
I think it's a short story writer's duty, as well as writing well about emotions and characters, to write story. Eric Brown
[ Characters Duty Emotions Short Story Think Well Write Writer Writing]
A man's character is his fate. Heraclitus
[ Character Fate His Man]
When a child grows up without a father, there is an empty place where someone must stand, providing an example of character and confidence. Steve Largent
[ Character Child Confidence Empty Example Father Grows Must Place Providing Someone Stand Up Where Without]
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence. Jean Paul
[ Brought Change Characters Gentle Ones Out Permanence Situation Strong]
The first thing I read was of my character on the phone talking to Sydney's fiance. Though short, it was so beautifully written, and it made me laugh. I thought if I wanted to play a character, this would be it. Victor Garber
[ Beautifully Character Fiance First Laugh Made Phone Play Read Short Sydney Talking Thing Though Thought Wanted Would Written]
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. Sean Connery
[ Bond Cannot Care Character Connected Films Good Had Happens Him Interest Long Points Their]
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. Camille Claudel
[ Advantage Am Any Character Crafty Deceived Devil Everyone False Greatest Longer Mood Pleasure Take Whose]
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. Rene Cassin
[ Beginning Character Commission Consequence Doubts Functions General Had Human Innovations Itself Rights Role Such These Vague]
I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person. Rita Mero
[ Build Character Everything Go Happens Hard Life Making Much Person Reason Regrets Stronger Think Through Times]
I'm a happy-go-lucky character. I'm not that miserable. But I can never let anyone into my world. Noel Gallagher
[ Anyone Character Happy-Go-Lucky Into Miserable Never World]
I have not thought too much about the psychology or life of the character Jonas in some time. Corin Nemec
[ Character Life Much Psychology Some Thought Time Too]
An actor is an actor is an actor. The less personality an actor has off stage the better. A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays. Arthur Lowe
[ Actor Better Blank Canvas Characters Draw Less Off Personality Plays Stage Which]
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. Dana Carvey
[ Always Because Celebrity Character Dream Easily Fairly Get Life Navigate Where World]
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. Jessica Cutler
[ Another Becomes Characters Constantly Doing Follow Hard Life Real Saying Story Thing Too Way Write Your]
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. Bill Frist
[ African Americans Banking Blood Character Contributions Culture Influenced Jazz Justice Modern Molded National Our Shaped Social Subway]
I take little bits and pieces of ideas that I may or may not believe in but I give them to this character and he runs with them. I have fun with however he handles the situation. Jhonen Vasquez
[ Believe Bits Character Fun Give Handles However Ideas Little May Pieces Runs Situation Take Them]
If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. Richard M. Nixon
[ American Character Handout Impoverished Itself Permanent Route Take Will]
I do not like assassins, or men of low character. Gene Hackman
[ Assassins Character Low Men]
I really fought to make my character not a stereotype. I play a soap star with dyed blonde hair. Sadie Frost
[ Blonde Character Dyed Fought Hair Make Play Really Soap Star Stereotype]
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness. John Howe
[ Character Draws Friends Happiness Honor Makes Opens Patronage Power Support Way Wealth]
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. Jackie Collins
[ Bad Characters Even Fall Getting Love Ones Really Take Tell Them Together Trip Wild Wonderful]
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. Roger Babson
[ Always Character Conditions Demand Destroyed Good Health Judgement Knowledge Lose May Money Power Property Purchasing Under Will]
It can certainly happen that characters in more sophisticated stories can "take over" as they develop and change the author's original ideas. Well, it certainly happens to me at times. Margaret Mahy
[ Author Certainly Change Characters Develop Happen Happens Ideas More Original Over Sophisticated Stories Take Times Well]
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. Giacomo Casanova
[ Cannot Characteristics Fellows Fools Good Had Honest Intelligence Kind Met Sense Some Stupidity Their Them Upright Very Which]
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. James Frank
[ Called Character Creating Find Get Hard Him Idea Ideal Just Knew Letting Name Never Our Rock Seen Someone Toyed Which While]
I will not say that women have no character; rather, they have a new one every day. Heinrich Heine
[ Character Day Every New Rather Say Will Women]
My role in 'Legally Blonde' was really rewarding, because I had so much fun working on the movie. I've had really rewarding experiences on tiny low budget films that you'll never see but where I had a cool time creating characters as well. I love almost all of the characters I've played. Alanna Ubach
[ Almost Because Blonde Budget Characters Cool Creating Experiences Films Fun Had Legally Love Low Movie Much Never Played Really Rewarding Role See Time Tiny Well Where Working]
Character is destiny and character is important to American campaigns. Mark Shields
[ American Campaigns Character Destiny Important]
Yeah, you know, within the context of TV families, these are pretty unsavory characters. Will Arnett
[ Characters Context Families Know Pretty These Tv Unsavory Within Yeah]
In the prequel we're going to tell about the characters before Left Behind, and the book would end with the rapture instead of start with the rapture like the first one did. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Before Behind Book Characters Did End First Going Instead Left Prequel Rapture Start Tell Would]
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. Dan Castellaneta
[ Actor Angeles Auditions Besides Cartoon Character Just Known Least Los Nice Other Shows Thing Things]
The only time in my career prior to that I played an evil character was in 'The Twilight Zone'. Morgan Brittany
[ Career Character Evil Only Played Prior Time Twilight Zone]
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. James D'arcy
[ Although Certainly Characters Events Fictitious History Portray Real Realistically Story Want]
A man's character is his guardian divinity. Heraclitus
[ Character Divinity Guardian His Man]
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. Jim Costa
[ Accountability Americans Characteristics Competence Does Great Land Matter Member Nation Our Ours Party Throughout Value]
It's obvious that if you're going to play a character you need to amass information about that person and about their environment or their era that they're in and use as little or as much as necessary. Cillian Murphy
[ Character Environment Era Going Information Little Much Necessary Need Obvious Person Play Their Use]
I don't think you can discriminate against budgets, you know? I'm an actor, I guess, so I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can. If there's a character I think I can play, and they're going to let me do it, I'll do it whether it's $10 or $1 million or more. Ryan Gosling
[ Actor Against Budgets Character Characters Discriminate Going Guess Just Know Many Million More Play Think Trying Whether]
When the 'Seinfeld' show said it was going to be a show about nothing, everybody said it couldn't - wouldn't work. It did. 'Thor' is about something, about that character finding his destiny, but it's not doing what was expected... and yet it's doing very well. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Character Destiny Did Doing Everybody Expected Finding Going His Nothing Said Seinfeld Show Something Very Well Work Yet]
From my sketch files I'll find a pose that shows the emotion behind a particular character's story. Frank Bruno
[ Behind Character Emotion Files Find Particular Pose Shows Sketch Story]
A character is a completely fashioned will. Novalis
[ Character Completely Fashioned Will]
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out. Thomas B. Macaulay
[ Character Found Knew Man Measure Never Out Real Would]
Habits change into character. Ovid
[ Change Character Habits Into]
Every role you play is literally - and I've said this before - every single role that you play, the only way you can connect to that character is because that was a piece of you that was scattered around that yard, almost like we got caught up in some whirlwind. Terrence Howard
[ Almost Around Because Before Caught Character Connect Every Got Literally Only Piece Play Role Said Scattered Single Some Up Way Whirlwind Yard]
A scientist is an unlikely character to put at the center of a movie. Bill Condon
[ Center Character Movie Put Scientist Unlikely]
All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal. Flannery O'Connor
[ Action Brutal Character Grace Hard Hopeless Most Stories Support These Think Very Willing]
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. Charles S. Dutton
[ Again Anything Because Character Could Great Guy Killed Kills Life Never Onstage Real Resented Said]
I use colors to bring fine points of story and character. Vincente Minnelli
[ Bring Character Colors Fine Points Story Use]
In every character I play, I try to imbibe something. Every film is a learning process for me. Ajay Naidu
[ Character Every Film Learning Play Process Something Try]
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. Raymond E. Feist
[ Also Certain Characters Charm Choice Due Duplicate Earlier Had Hard Lead Magician Mostly Put Risky Success Try Would]
I have this theory that the likeability question comes up so much more with female characters created by female authors than it does with male characters and male authors. Curtis Sittenfeld
[ Authors Characters Comes Created Does Female Male More Much Question Than Theory Up]
And I have the support of the writers: I have a great relationship with the creative team, and they have a good hold of my character and my personality, and they come up with some great stuff, and I'm forever trying to change it up, keep it fresh. Trish Stratus
[ Change Character Come Creative Forever Fresh Good Great Hold Keep Personality Relationship Some Stuff Support Team Trying Up Writers]
New York in a way functions as another character within the story, as it does within most of Woody Allen's stories. Radha Mitchell
[ Allen Another Character Does Functions Most New Stories Story Way Within Woody York]
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. William Devane
[ Brought Character Come Episodes Hell Pot Said Stir Time Try Up Wanted Whenever]
I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y'know? Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Character Deal Jacket Kid Know Leather Motorcycles Playing Rides Tough]
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. William Burroughs
[ Characters Except Finally Hemingway Him His Killed Prisoner Sense Style Talk Wildest]
If you compare my character to the others, they were sexy with designer clothes. I had the nerdy outfit. Izabella Scorupco
[ Character Clothes Compare Designer Had Nerdy Others Outfit Sexy Were]
We have hardly an adequate idea how all-powerful law is in forming public opinion, in giving tone and character to the mass of society. Ernestine Rose
[ Adequate All-Powerful Character Forming Giving Hardly How Idea Law Mass Opinion Public Society Tone]
I was a Sedgewick without the smarts. It infused its way into me and I feel like it formed my character in a big way because of what I was exposed to. Rob Morrow
[ Because Big Character Exposed Feel Formed Infused Into Smarts Way Without]
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. Richard Benjamin
[ Anywhere Character Different Else Elsewhere Even Filming Get Layers Miss Move New Other Pavement Places Speed Texture York]
Whatever you may think of Mrs. Clinton as a character, I think she believes quite strongly in public service. Peter Jennings
[ Believes Character Clinton May Mrs Public Quite Service She Strongly Think Whatever]
I loved my role on Who's the Boss? There is always some of me in every character that I play. Judith Light
[ Always Boss Character Every Loved Play Role Some]
Actually, I find it great fun to develop family series with lots of characters. Nora Roberts
[ Actually Characters Develop Family Find Fun Great Lots Series]
Backward is just not a natural direction for Americans to look - historical ignorance remains a national characteristic. Larry McMurtry
[ Americans Backward Characteristic Direction Historical Ignorance Just Look National Natural Remains]
While it is challenging working with a kid, because they're so of the moment all the time. My acting style is to try to take something from my life that the character can relate to and that I can relate the character to. Kyra Sedgwick
[ Acting Because Challenging Character Kid Life Moment Relate Something Style Take Time Try While Working]
I write easily, let's put it that way. And in a novel particularly, the characters take over. And they tell me what to say and they tell me what they're doing. And I'm a third of the way into a novel and then I just let the characters finish it for me. Andrew Greeley
[ Characters Doing Easily Finish Into Just Novel Over Particularly Put Say Take Tell Then Third Way Write]
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Actions Alone Character Gives Men Motive Which]
I'm a character actress, plain and simple... Who can worry about a career? Have a life. Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again. Frances McDormand
[ Actors Actress Again Career Careers Character Life Movie Plain Simple Stars Then Work Worry]
The character and history of each child may be a new and poetic experience to the parent, if he will let it. Margaret Fuller
[ Character Child Each Experience History May New Parent Poetic Will]
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. Carlos Alazraqui
[ Around Being Character Comfortable Commented Episode Just Nervous Ourselves Really Season Sit Then Third Though Were Where]
Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts. Marcus Aurelius
[ Also Character Dyed Habitual Mind Soul Such Thoughts Will Your]
What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels, the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary, and sought to make Him utterly believable, a vital breathing character. Anne Rice
[ Believable Breathing Character Did God Gospels Him Jesus Make Mary Son Sought Take Utterly Vital]
My characters aren't losers. They're rebels. They win by their refusal to play by everyone else's rules. Harold Ramis
[ Characters Else Everyone Losers Play Rebels Refusal Rules Their Win]
It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive. W. Somerset Maugham
[ Character Does Ennobles Happiness Makes Men Most Part Petty Sometimes Suffering True Vindictive]
I am the common man. I'm polite, I love my family and I play by the rules. And sometimes I get pushed around. That's my lifestyle, and that's what I try to bring to characters. Eugene Levy
[ Am Around Bring Characters Common Family Get Lifestyle Love Man Play Polite Pushed Rules Sometimes Try]
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. Kristen Bell
[ Because Been Booked Characters Chosen Did Food Jobs Last Lucky Mouth Needed Nobody Put Until Up Very Year]
I'm at the mercy of whatever character comes into my head. Kate DiCamillo
[ Character Comes Head Into Mercy Whatever]
It is a beautiful trait in the lover's character, that they think no evil of the object loved. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Beautiful Character Evil Loved Lover Object Think Trait]
Jackson went from the professor's chair to the officer's saddle. He carried with him the very elements of character which made him odious as a teacher; but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood. Daniel H. Hill
[ Arbitrary Carried Chair Character Elements Him Jackson Made Mood Never Odious Officer Professor Saddle Saw Teacher Very Went Which]
The way I approach the character isn't about being gay or straight. It's just about who you love. Gender has very little to do with it. Mia Kirshner
[ Approach Being Character Gay Gender Just Little Love Straight Very Way]
I once did a role which I couldn't rehearse in my street clothes, I had to have the character's costume on before I could rehearse it. I just couldn't think as the character unless I looked like him, or I knew that I looked like him. Tom Wilkinson
[ Before Character Clothes Costume Could Did Had Him Just Knew Looked Once Rehearse Role Street Think Unless Which]
Politics ruins the character. Otto von Bismarck
[ Character Politics Ruins]
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. George Clooney
[ Actor Being Career Character Comfortable Doing Ease Get Into Life Older Projects Proud Very Way Where Working Your]
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. Genevieve Bujold
[ Acting Anything Character Essence Feel Get Got Haven Honesty Humanity Into Main Put Thing Within]
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. Anna Friel
[ Apart Audience Being Believable Care Character Even Good Important Most Murderer Playing Rapist Someone Story Telling Thing True Will]
I fit into the quirky, character class type of actor. Debra Wilson
[ Actor Character Class Fit Into Quirky Type]
Honestly, at one time I though Babe Ruth was a cartoon character. I really did, I mean I wasn't born until 1961 and I grew up in Indiana. Don Mattingly
[ Babe Born Cartoon Character Did Grew Honestly Indiana Mean Really Ruth Though Time Until Up]
I had the sets that meant so much to this character built - right in my home, especially the kitchen, which was important both for her character and for your introduction to her when Albert comes to visit. Debbie Reynolds
[ Albert Both Built Character Comes Especially Had Her Home Important Introduction Kitchen Meant Much Right Sets Visit Which Your]
When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers. Bobby Vinton
[ Big Cast Characters Dancing Girls Glen Group Had Miller Orchestra Owned Production Singing Takers Theater Ticket Ushers Well]
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. William J. Clinton
[ Away Characteristics Communities Daughter Globally Grandchildren Hope Integrated Interdependence Leave Locally Moves Nationally Share Successful Think Unequal Unstable Unsustainable World Would]
I never want to sort of put all the cards on the table all at once, because that's somehow there's always a journey to go on. There's always something to be revealed, in my mind, about characters. Jeremy Northam
[ Always Because Cards Characters Go Journey Mind Never Once Put Revealed Somehow Something Sort Table Want]
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters. Margaret Halsey
[ Any Begin Characters Defects Dwell Engaging Gradually Harmless Length Little Mild Other Own Rather Seem Shortcomings Staring Things Time Whenever]
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. T. S. Eliot
[ Become Best Cease Character Facts Part Private Public Significant Truths Worst]
They've turned this character into a human being. Melinda Clarke
[ Being Character Human Into Turned]
The self has the characteristic that it is an object to itself, and that characteristic distinguishes it from other objects and from the body. George H. Mead
[ Body Characteristic Distinguishes Itself Object Objects Other Self]
After Lock, Stock, all these really nasty small town characters came knocking at my door trying to tell me stories, and somehow I ended up with this guy whose brother was feeding people to pigs, and that's what he did to get rid of people. Guy Ritchie
[ After Brother Came Characters Did Door Ended Feeding Get Guy Knocking Lock Nasty Pigs Really Rid Small Somehow Stock Stories Tell These Town Trying Up Whose]
Even though I was theatrically trained, learning to develop a character was an awesome experience. Corin Nemec
[ Awesome Character Develop Even Experience Learning Though Trained]
I'd just like to see a role for women where someone who isn't traditionally attractive is not portraying the best friend. You know, the character that only speaks in questions. 'Gee, are you gonna go out with him? Do you think I look fat?' Martha Plimpton
[ Attractive Best Character Fat Friend Gee Go Gonna Him Just Know Look Only Out Portraying Questions Role See Someone Speaks Think Traditionally Where Women]
European films were what it was about for me - the sensations I needed, the depth, the storytelling, the characters, the directors, and the freedom that you can't really find in American films. Charlotte Rampling
[ American Characters Depth Directors European Films Find Freedom Needed Really Sensations Storytelling Were]
Jerry and I always felt that the character was enjoying himself. He was having fun: he wasn't taking himself seriously. It was always a lark for him, as you can see in my early drawings. Joe Shuster
[ Always Character Drawings Early Enjoying Felt Fun Having Him Himself Jerry Lark See Seriously Taking]
They said that Seven was a former Borg who had been human and had been assimilated. She was regaining her humanity. I had no interest in this character. Jeri Ryan
[ Assimilated Been Borg Character Former Had Her Human Humanity Interest Regaining Said Seven She]
There are interactions with characters within the game which I think are pretty neatly done considering the limitations that you have to work with. I mean, a computer can't really generate a character that talks back and forth with you successfully. Fred Saberhagen
[ Back Character Characters Computer Considering Done Forth Game Generate Interactions Limitations Mean Neatly Pretty Really Successfully Talks Think Which Within Work]
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character. Albert Schweitzer
[ Bends Better Calamities Character Elasticity Escapes Frivolous Great Happens Light Loftier Mind Oak Often Presence Recover Resists Sometimes Sooner Spirits Tempest Than Their Those Which Willow]
Every part I play is just a variant of my own personality. No real character actor, of course, just me. Michael Gambon
[ Actor Character Course Every Just Own Part Personality Play Real Variant]
Basically, I think that there are some characters that you can just allow the truth of your character as a human being in your real life to come through. Edward James Olmos
[ Allow Basically Being Character Characters Come Human Just Life Real Some Think Through Truth Your]
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. Kenneth Branagh
[ Actors Admire Been Bring Cast Certain Characters Done Each Familiar New Now Part Play Something Talented Thousands Times Too Will]
That was one of the things that interested me about the character. He doesn't want to be a hero, and has no real desire to save the earth or discover aliens. He's sniffing around looking to see what will fall in his lap. Orlando Jones
[ Aliens Around Character Desire Discover Earth Fall Hero His Interested Lap Looking Real Save See Sniffing Things Want Will]
Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative. Ken Follett
[ Been Books Characters Decorative Masculine Often Rather Thrillers Traditionally Very Women]
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. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Accepted Becomes Between Broken Character Discrepancy Divine Even Good Hardly Him His Imagination Impression Lack Man Painful Revolts Unity Whole Words]
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. Harry Emerson Fosdick
[ Best Calamity Characteristics Courage Faces Grow Hardihood Hardships Human Know Knows Love Mixture Mysterious Nature Need Soil Strong Though Troubles Which Will]
I do not use any set methods, not even The Method. The character after all is in the lines. Donald Pleasence
[ After Any Character Even Lines Method Methods Set Use]
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. Maria Bello
[ Actor Always Anxiety Away Character Himself Holds Intense Lot Person Really Rest Set Stay Us]
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. Kenneth Branagh
[ Among Characters Courage Darker Elements Face Hamlet His Makes Personality Shakespeare Things Unique Up]
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. Harvey Ball
[ Character Circle Compass Did Draw Eyes Fun Give Go Make Neat Perfect Some Take Two Ways]
When I was working on Eye of the Beholder, I played a character who is so aloof that my whole lifestyle became very aloof. If someone knocked on my door, there was a part of me that went into a rage, because I wanted to be isolated and alone. Ashley Judd
[ Alone Aloof Became Because Beholder Character Door Eye Into Isolated Knocked Lifestyle Part Played Rage Someone Very Wanted Went Whole Working]
It's hard to leave behind scenes and characters I am in love with. John Harrison
[ Am Behind Characters Hard Leave Love Scenes]
In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience. Dean Koontz
[ Books Characters Driven End Experience Extreme Lead Never Portray Problem Reasonable Solution Story Their Violence]
When you're creating a character out of nothing, you have to make all the guesses as to how they walk, how they talk, how they think. It was all there on the table for us to pick and choose for Murrow. David Strathairn
[ Character Choose Creating Guesses How Make Murrow Nothing Out Pick Table Talk Think Us Walk]
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us. Thomas Paine
[ Angels Character God Know Men Reputation Think Us Women]
I have my ethics and morals. I have my anchor point of what is right and wrong in real life, but I'm not afraid to entertain any and every aspect of personality in relationship to creating a character. Corin Nemec
[ Afraid Anchor Any Aspect Character Creating Entertain Ethics Every Life Morals Personality Point Real Relationship Right Wrong]
I've been doing this 17 years but I can tell you I have more websites now than I have ever had devoted to me or my past career or my character. When I got this show, I think I had two fans out there that had created websites on my behalf. Robert Patrick
[ Been Behalf Career Character Created Devoted Doing Ever Fans Got Had More Now Out Past Show Tell Than Think Two Websites Years]
Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time. George W. Bush
[ Character Country Duty Honor Leadership Listening Means Time]
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. Orlando Bloom
[ Big Boy Character Develop Discovery Go Him Into Journey Man Part Personal Play Political Really Search Social Spiritual Try Wanted]
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. Brendan Fraser
[ Burroughs Character Culture Few Good His Make Movies Never Own Pleased Popular Really Result Society Treated Tried Very Way Weren]
We say we want to create beauty, identity, quality, singularity. And yet, maybe in truth these cities that we have are desired. Maybe their very characterlessness provides the best context for living. Rem Koolhaas
[ Beauty Best Cities Context Create Desired Identity Living Maybe Provides Quality Say Singularity Their These Truth Very Want Yet]
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s. Jean Paul
[ Another Character Clearly Describes Discloses His Man Never Own]
Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures. Michael Novak
[ Awful Bishop Character Even Every Figures Last Literature Movie Much Pope Portrayed Practically Shows These Western Years]
I love the idea of playing a character that didn't over think everything. He knows what's in front of him and he has an ability to just say whatever he felt. Jason Schwartzman
[ Ability Character Everything Felt Front Him Idea Just Knows Love Over Playing Say Think Whatever]
I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion. William H. Macy
[ Audience Believer Character Collusion Firm Highly Overrated Trick]
They weren't impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again. They awarded sympathy, gave compassion. Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters. You said it George. Audrey Meadows
[ Again Awarded Because Boys Cartoons Characters Compassion Deep Down Found Gave George Had Impatient Into Parts Said Sympathy Themselves Turn Weren]
The Dalmatian breed of dog has many primitive characteristics. Louis Leakey
[ Breed Characteristics Dog Many Primitive]
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. Robert Carlyle
[ Accents Change Character Different Every Film Films Four Love Play Sound Want Well Work Year]
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. Joel Coen
[ Actor Again Characters Dialogue Elaborate Fairly Happen Interprets Into Over Result Their Them Then Through Two Well-Defined]
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. Garth Ennis
[ Been Characters Dc Fun Had Immense Long More Need Occasion Past Respect Sneak Sort These Told]
Fidelity to the subject's thought and to his characteristic way of expressing himself is the sine qua non of journalistic quotation. Janet Malcolm
[ Characteristic Expressing Fidelity Himself His Journalistic Non Qua Quotation Sine Subject Thought Way]
I like the sensibility of Australian film a lot and the crews are fantastic. Great characters, wonderful people and no line between - I think in Hollywood they have this line between actors and crew a lot, and that just didn't exist, which I really appreciated. Barbara Hershey
[ Actors Appreciated Australian Between Characters Crew Crews Exist Fantastic Film Great Hollywood Just Line Lot Really Sensibility Think Which Wonderful]
The only way I can be there and really get into the character is if I'm her. Lacey Chabert
[ Character Get Her Into Only Really Way]
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. Morgan Brittany
[ Book Brittany Called Change Character First Keep Last Lead Morgan Name Opened Picked Susan Thought Up Would]
The ability of Americans to toss off oppressive characters is the most rewarding aspect, to me, of U.S. history. Norman Corwin
[ Ability Americans Aspect Characters History Most Off Oppressive Rewarding Toss]
The more varied the characters, the better, as far as I'm concerned. Tim Roth
[ Better Characters Concerned Far More Varied]
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. Don Bluth
[ Anything Basically Characters Children Discerning Great Just Little Looks Love See Story Watch Whether]
I love working with new directors. There's so much drive and effort. It still comes down to the character for me, but if it's a character I really want to play, I would never not do the project because of a new director. Pauley Perrette
[ Because Character Comes Director Directors Down Drive Effort Love Much Never New Play Project Really Still Want Working Would]
Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man. Carroll O'Connor
[ Archie Character False Fool Good Making Man Nixon Out Presenting President Some Thought Were]
The Southern character is opposed to haste. Safety is of more worth than speed, and there is no hurry. Maria Mitchell
[ Character Haste Hurry More Opposed Safety Southern Speed Than Worth]
The whole character of Justin and the club life he lives - I have no experience with it. It's really foreign to me, which is annoying, but that's just how it is. Randy Harrison
[ Annoying Character Club Experience Foreign How Just Justin Life Lives Really Which Whole]
My character, Taylor McKessie, is a little bit brighter in the math and science department than I am... okay, a lot. Monique Coleman
[ Am Bit Brighter Character Department Little Lot Math Okay Science Taylor Than]
I am constantly getting letters from inconsistancies in the back stories of these characters. Joe Murray
[ Am Back Characters Constantly Getting Letters Stories These]
I don't see one as bring better or more literate than the other and there's a real buzz to not only writing about a character I love like Superman, but also writing something that kids can enjoy. Mark Millar
[ Also Better Bring Buzz Character Enjoy Kids Literate Love More Only Other Real See Something Superman Than Writing]
The vampire was a complete change from the usual romantic characters I was playing, but it was a success. Bela Lugosi
[ Change Characters Complete Playing Romantic Success Usual Vampire]
People without firmness of character love to make up a fate for themselves; that relieves them of the necessity of having their own will and of taking responsibility for themselves. Ivan Turgenev
[ Character Fate Firmness Having Love Make Necessity Own Relieves Responsibility Taking Their Them Themselves Up Will Without]
Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics. Preston Manning
[ Categories Characteristics Ethnicity Gender Into Language Legal Other Putting Race Society Such]
The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect, at least if the author is concentrating. John M. Ford
[ Author Characters Chosen Concentrating Effect Fictional Language Least Use]
When something really extreme happens, you have to find a way to embrace that and include it in how you think about the character. Sometimes it's not easy. David Ogden Stiers
[ Character Easy Embrace Extreme Find Happens How Include Really Something Sometimes Think Way]
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. John Nelson Darby
[ Assembly Below Character Christianity Cradle Death Decay Different Does Earth Estate First Here Jude Keep Very]
I think I relate to all the characters in one way or another. I'm a chameleon like that. Amber Tamblyn
[ Another Chameleon Characters Relate Think Way]
Well, usually when I finish one character, I'm looking for a role that's really different. Piper Perabo
[ Character Different Finish Looking Really Role Usually Well]
Technique is of less interest than character and story. William Friedkin
[ Character Interest Less Story Technique Than]
People grow through experience if they meet life honestly and courageously. This is how character is built. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Built Character Courageously Experience Grow Honestly How Life Meet Through]
All the people in Star Trek will always be known as those characters. And what characters to have attached to your name in life! The show is such a phenomenon all over the world. Nichelle Nichols
[ Always Attached Characters Known Life Name Over Phenomenon Show Star Such Those Trek Will World Your]
The reason why parents mistreat their children has less to do with character and temperament than with the fact that they were mistreated themselves and were not permitted to defend themselves. Alice Miller
[ Character Children Defend Fact Less Mistreated Parents Permitted Reason Temperament Than Their Themselves Were Why]
The more you understand me, the less characters I can play. Skeet Ulrich
[ Characters Less More Play Understand]
I gradually work myself into a frenzy as the shoot approaches, while we're choosing the costumes or working with the make-up artist. I'm not so much interested in my character as the film itself. Jeanne Moreau
[ Approaches Artist Character Choosing Costumes Film Frenzy Gradually Interested Into Itself Make-Up Much Myself Shoot While Work Working]
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. Tia Carrere
[ Becomes Character Coming Complex Difficult Having Hero Into Kinder Outer Put Simpler Space Stitch Story Time Took Very Villain]
You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck. Bubba Smith
[ Because Book Books Character Different Duck Faces Funny Go His Know Look Looked Make Playing Room Same Saw Wanted Would]
I'm really excited to be a part of it and sharing the legacy, any documentary I look up at the sky and Kevin Burns did and Bryan did and showed me again you know the history that's in this character and you know. Brandon Routh
[ Again Any Bryan Burns Character Did Documentary Excited History Kevin Know Legacy Look Part Really Sharing Showed Sky Up]
When I'm writing a novel, I'm dealing with a double life. I live in the present at the same time that I live in the past with my characters. It is this that makes a novelist so eccentric and unpleasant. John Phillips Marquand
[ Characters Dealing Double Eccentric Life Live Makes Novel Novelist Past Present Same Time Unpleasant Writing]
The thing is, I want to play real characters and not all girls can be pretty. The thing is, you get these girls who say 'I'm a character actor' then you see them in a role and nothing has really changed but the outfit. Juliette Lewis
[ Actor Changed Character Characters Get Girls Nothing Outfit Play Pretty Real Really Role Say See Them Then These Thing Want]
In hard-core science fiction in which characters are responding to a change in environment, caused by nature or the universe or technology, what readers want to see is how people cope, and so the character are present to cope, or fail to cope. James Gunn
[ Caused Change Character Characters Cope Environment Fail Fiction Hard-Core How Nature Present Readers Responding Science See Technology Universe Want Which]
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. Maria W. Chapman
[ Abolished Character Compose Done Higher Nation Only Raising Showing Slavery Them]
It is always more fun to play a bad guy than to be yourself as you can create a character unlike your own and be someone you are not for a change. Richard Kiel
[ Always Bad Change Character Create Fun Guy More Own Play Someone Than Unlike Your Yourself]
I always try to make my characters people, and yet I always want to entertain. Jeffrey Combs
[ Always Characters Entertain Make Try Want Yet]
In terms of the black female audience, usually if you're true to that character but more so in your body of work if you've proven that you love your sisters and you proven you will come back home like in 42.4% they'll give you a pass when you jump ship. I hear it all the time. Blair Underwood
[ Audience Back Black Body Character Come Female Give Hear Home Jump Love More Pass Proven Ship Sisters Terms Time True Usually Will Work Your]
And when I'm writing, I write a lot anyway. I might write pages and pages of conversation between characters that don't necessarily end up in the book, or in the story I'm working on, because they're simply my way of getting to know the characters. Norton Juster
[ Anyway Because Between Book Characters Conversation End Getting Know Lot Might Necessarily Pages Simply Story Up Way Working Write Writing]
It's grown into a personal relationship, yeah. I'm crazy about Jerry. I think he's a unique character. Jon Voight
[ Character Crazy Grown Into Jerry Personal Relationship Think Unique Yeah]
I think he is an extremely accessible character. In Data there is no potential for cruelty. Brent Spiner
[ Accessible Character Cruelty Data Extremely Potential Think]
I wanted to invent myself as a fictional character. And I did, and it has caused a great deal of confusion. Jeanette Winterson
[ Caused Character Confusion Deal Did Fictional Great Invent Myself Wanted]
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. Dabney Coleman
[ Actor Almost Character Could Fact Important Pigeon Things Would]
I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex, bigger than life characters. Conrad Hall
[ Bigger Characters Complex Life Picture Romantic Saw Sunrise Tequila Than]
Life is the most versatile thing under the sun; and in the pursuit of life and character the author who works in a groove works in blinkers. Laurence Housman
[ Author Blinkers Character Groove Life Most Pursuit Sun Thing Under Versatile Works]
Public behavior is merely private character writ large. Stephen Covey
[ Behavior Character Large Merely Private Public Writ]
The truest characters of ignorance are vanity and pride and arrogance. Samuel Butler
[ Arrogance Characters Ignorance Pride Truest Vanity]
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. Harvey Fierstein
[ Almost Also Character Colors Did Doing Failure Had How Made Movie Non-Stop Other React Some Song Then Things Torch Until Which]
Up to that point I never really knew what my character would be expected to do, and prior to accepting the job I had actually turned down the role three times before finally giving in. Gil Gerard
[ Accepting Actually Before Character Down Expected Finally Giving Had Job Knew Never Point Prior Really Role Three Times Turned Up Would]
When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character. W. Somerset Maugham Friendship
[ Character Choose Choosing Friends Over Personality Your]
The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility. Emile M. Cioran
[ Attention Characteristic Die Double Impossibility Live Man Neither Never Nor Obsession Suicide Whose]
The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from beasts. Heywood Broun
[ Ability Beasts Beings Characteristic Chief Distinguishes Human Love Make Which]
I do remember being a fan of the Marvel characters and not liking the DC characters at all. Alfred Molina
[ Being Characters Dc Fan Liking Marvel Remember]
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. John Amos
[ Again Called Cast Character God Got History Just Killed Little Never Off Program Rest Roots Say Told Work Would]
I can understand in some sense, having played the character, how unimaginably frustrating it is for people to tell you that you can't love who you love, because you ain't going to change it, and so they have to get out of your way. Piper Perabo
[ Because Change Character Frustrating Get Going Having How Love Out Played Sense Some Tell Understand Way Your]
If I'm really considering doing film from now on then that is the smart thing to do, or you can go either way. You can just do the same character over and over again and make a different comedy like over and over again. Ray Romano
[ Again Character Comedy Considering Different Doing Either Film Go Just Make Now Over Really Same Smart Then Thing Way]
William Shatner has one style. We have completely contrasting personalities. We're very good friends. I adore him, but we're very different people, so they were smart enough to write characters that reflected that. Patrick Stewart
[ Adore Characters Completely Contrasting Different Enough Friends Good Him Personalities Reflected Shatner Smart Style Very Were William Write]
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. Ruth Buzzi
[ Accent Characters Created Decided How Look Own Read Script Should Talk Then Visualize Voice]
Fortunately and unfortunately, people don't see me as a character actor. They see me as a leading man or nothing, which makes it really hard to get work. Josh Holloway
[ Actor Character Fortunately Get Hard Leading Makes Man Nothing Really See Unfortunately Which Work]
I don't think they knew exactly where they were going with the character, but they lay those stories out ahead of time, so they had some idea where they wanted it to go. David Selby
[ Ahead Character Exactly Go Going Had Idea Knew Lay Out Some Stories Think Those Time Wanted Were Where]
Conventional forms of narrative allow for different points of view, but for this book I wanted a structure whereby each of the main characters contributed a distinctive version of the story. Penelope Lively
[ Allow Book Characters Contributed Conventional Different Distinctive Each Forms Main Narrative Points Story Structure Version View Wanted Whereby]
In a lot of films, they're showing more complete, developed characters of diverse ethnic backgrounds. The larger concern is to be able to tastefully explore the stereotypes, and still move past them to see the core of people. Forest Whitaker
[ Able Backgrounds Characters Complete Concern Core Developed Diverse Ethnic Explore Films Larger Lot More Move Past See Showing Stereotypes Still Tastefully Them]
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. James L. Brooks
[ Agenda Broadcast Characters Done Finish Had Happens Line Move Open Point Sort]
The first function of a book review should be, I believe, to give some idea of the contents and character of the book. Walter Kaufmann
[ Believe Book Character Contents First Function Give Idea Review Should Some]
As I look at President Bush, I think he will ultimately be judged as a man of extremely high character. Tommy Franks
[ Bush Character Extremely High Judged Look Man President Think Ultimately Will]
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. Richard Bach
[ Being Bodies Characters Fictional Heartbeats More Practice Real Sometimes Than Understand While Will]
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. Tom Berenger
[ Between Big Characters Chill Eight Everybody Identify Pick Somebody Somewhat Them Things Those]
The first script I got was Narc and I really responded to it; it reminded me of a '70s type movie, I really liked the characters, I didn't anticipate the ending. Ray Liotta
[ Anticipate Characters Ending First Got Liked Movie Narc Really Reminded Responded Script Type]
The city of Memphis has demonstrated that neither character nor standing avails the Negro if he dares to protect himself against the white man or become his rival. Ida B. Wells
[ Against Avails Become Character City Dares Demonstrated Himself His Man Memphis Negro Neither Nor Protect Rival Standing White]
True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion. Corliss Lamont
[ According Acting Altogether Capacity Character Coercion Freedom Outside Self Subject True]
I always start with characters rather than with a plot, which many critics would say is very obvious from the lack of plot in my films - although I think they do have plots - but the plot is not of primary importance to me, the characters are. Jim Jarmusch
[ Although Always Characters Critics Films Importance Lack Many Obvious Plot Plots Primary Rather Say Start Than Think Very Which Would]
If you are being weird or silly you can be excused because you are just playing a character. Taryn Manning
[ Because Being Character Excused Just Playing Silly Weird]
George Liquor is really the richest character I have. I'm amazed there aren't 365 episodes about him on TV already. John Kricfalusi
[ Already Amazed Character Episodes George Him Liquor Really Richest Tv]
A man's true character comes out when he's drunk. Charlie Chaplin
[ Character Comes Drunk Man Out True]
To be honest, I think for part of my late teens my character didn't really develop very much. I was in a state of cold storage. Damon Hill
[ Character Cold Develop Honest Late Much Part Really State Storage Teens Think Very]
The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit... a reputation, character. John D. Rockefeller
[ Character Credit Establish Important Man Most Reputation Thing Young]
An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates. Thomas Mann
[ Always Art Characterizes Creates Creativeness Critical Critique Degree High Itself Judgment Language Life Medium Names Passes Show Speech Whose Will]
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. George Clooney
[ Character Confuses Even Every Film Good Guys Had Idea Mean Oh Ones Really Rotten Say Suffer Suffering Supposed Think Time Tortured Tough Us]
Character is one of most precious parts of you. You can't get involved in things that will damage your character. Rod Paige
[ Character Damage Get Involved Most Parts Precious Things Will Your]
And he said that he wrote the Bond character based on the character of David Niven. That's how he saw Bond. Val Guest
[ Based Bond Character David How Said Saw Wrote]
Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can't see them doesn't mean they aren't there. Laurence Fishburne
[ Because Characters Effects Elements Essential Just Mean See Special Them]
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. Alan Dean Foster
[ 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]
One can acquire everything in solitude except character. Stendhal
[ Acquire Character Everything Except Solitude]
And I have been able to establish this sort of decent reputation as being a decent character actor. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Able Actor Been Being Character Decent Establish Reputation Sort]
In terms of the frustration of my character, I suppose any teenager has probably gone through that, in terms of telling their parents, I want to do one thing, and their parent says no. I think parents sometimes forget that they were children. Parminder Nagra
[ Any Character Children Forget Frustration Gone Parent Parents Probably Says Sometimes Suppose Teenager Telling Terms Their Thing Think Through Want Were]
We will not let terrorists change our way of life; we will not live in fear; and we will not undermine the civil liberties that characterize our Democracy. Adam Schiff
[ Change Characterize Civil Democracy Fear Liberties Life Live Our Terrorists Undermine Way Will]
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. J. Reuben Clark
[ Character Earth Great Individual Lowest More Now Reduced Rocks State Struggle Takes Terms Versus Which Whole]
Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other. Nora Roberts
[ Action Any Characters Come Elements Emotion Love Motivation Other Reaction Requires Same Scene Writer Writing]
Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained. John Stuart Mill
[ Always Amount Been Character Contained Courage Eccentricity Generally Genius Had Mental Proportional Society Strength Vigor Where Which]
He has such a clear vision of exactly what he wanted out of each character, out of each set, out of each wardrobe change, out of each emotional beat, and action. Ryan Reynolds
[ Action Beat Change Character Clear Each Emotional Exactly Out Set Such Vision Wanted Wardrobe]
I'm drawn particularly to stories that evolve out of the character of the protagonist. David McCullough
[ Character Drawn Evolve Out Particularly Protagonist Stories]
We must consider the distinctive characters and the general nature of plants from the point of view of their morphology , their behavior under external conditions, their mode of generation, and the whole course of their life. Theophrastus
[ Behavior Characters Conditions Consider Course Distinctive External General Generation Life Mode Morphology Must Nature Plants Point Their Under View Whole]
I can't say too much about it because I don't know a lot. We're not told what's in store for our characters until we turn up to shoot the episode. But it's fair to say that Betty and her son bring a brand new mystery to the street and they will be around all season. Alfre Woodard
[ Around Because Betty Brand Bring Characters Episode Fair Her Know Lot Much Mystery New Our Say Season Shoot Son Store Street Told Too Turn Until Up Will]
In violent streets and broken homes, the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but for more conscience and character. Cal Thomas
[ Anguished Broken Character Conscience Cry Homes Laws More Souls Streets Violent]
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. William Devane
[ 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]
The bottom line always remains the same: What is the basic humanity of the character? How do I make them resonate with the reader? Len Wein
[ Always Basic Bottom Character How Humanity Line Make Reader Remains Resonate Same Them]
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. Joel Coen
[ Absurd Approach Characters Conceiving Creations Even Hated How Just Kind Know Level Love Ones Process Ridiculous Sense Some Them Way Weird Your]
When the venture has been made of dealing with historical events and characters, it always seems fair towards the reader to avow what liberties have been taken, and how much of the sketch is founded on history. Charlotte Mary Yonge
[ Always Been Characters Dealing Events Fair Founded Historical History How Liberties Made Much Reader Seems Sketch Taken Towards Venture]
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government. Thomas Chandler Haliburton
[ Character Country Depends Every Form Government Happiness Rather Than Upon]
I became, and remain, my characters' close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or am. Elizabeth Bowen
[ Am Became Cannot Characters Close Creator Director Feel Intent Never Remain Their]
The thing you do is escape from them by immersing myself in the character you're playing. Pia Zadora
[ Character Escape Myself Playing Them Thing]
The job of an actor is the same in all of them, really. I mean, you're just creating a character that you hope people will believe, so it doesn't make that much of a difference really. Rosamund Pike
[ Actor Believe Character Creating Difference Hope Job Just Make Mean Much Really Same Them Will]
I consciously try to end my novels at a point where I won't have to wonder about my characters ever again. Anne Tyler
[ Again Characters Consciously End Ever Novels Point Try Where Won Wonder]
Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which have the general character of ritual or ceremonial, all conventional acts. J. L. Austin
[ Acts Ceremonial Character Conventional General Heir Ill Ritual Which]
If you don't have obsessions, don't write. my characters are obsessed. Marguerite Young
[ Characters Obsessed Obsessions Write]
I always want to know what's wrong with you, why you ain't smiling. That's just my character; I just love people and want to see people having a good time. Wyclef Jean
[ Always Character Good Having Just Know Love See Smiling Time Want Why Wrong]
First, you do a piece of material that begins and ends and has a flow; it's not chopped up as in a film, where in an extreme case you might be doing the last scene of the script the first day that you go to work, and you don't know enough about the character you're playing. Jean Stapleton
[ Begins Case Character Chopped Day Doing Ends Enough Extreme Film First Flow Go Know Last Material Might Piece Playing Scene Script Up Where Work]
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln Power
[ Adversity Character Give Him Man Men Nearly Power Stand Test Want]
In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies. L. Sprague de Camp
[ Advance Avoid Characters Contradictions Detail Inconsistencies Plan Same Series Some Stories Whole Writing]
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly. Lawrence G. Lovasik
[ Ability Against Character Feelings Forgive Hide Hurt Means Others Overcome Quickly Resentment Strength]
It was nice, though, to have the long term benefit to be able to pare away those things and eventually make the character my own and put my own unique stamp. Michael Shanks
[ Able Away Benefit Character Eventually Long Make Nice Own Put Stamp Term Things Those Though Unique]
Everything is so funny in the movie. The funniest thing about the movie is the transformations they were able to make with the characters. Joe Viterelli
[ Able Characters Everything Funniest Funny Make Movie Thing Transformations Were]
I don't think he's permanently affected me except in the sense that I miss him. I miss being him. Or trying to be him. He is one of a gallery of characters that have had an impact on my career and therefore my life. Derek Jacobi
[ Affected Being Career Characters Except Gallery Had Him Impact Life Miss Permanently Sense Therefore Think Trying]
To work with a director that has emotional commitment and passion toward the characters, and the piece, and the experiences, it only enriches your work. Jessica Lange
[ Characters Commitment Director Emotional Enriches Experiences Only Passion Piece Toward Work Your]
A conventional playwright tries to tell you more about the characters than they know about themselves. Timothy West
[ Characters Conventional Know More Playwright Tell Than Themselves Tries]
Here in New England, the character is strong and unshakable. Norman Rockwell
[ Character England Here New Strong Unshakable]
Character is simply habit long continued. Plutarch
[ Character Continued Habit Long Simply]
If you watch young children play, you will notice that they create games, characters, situations, whole worlds in which they immerse themselves with intense concentration. Daniel Greenberg
[ Characters Children Concentration Create Games Immerse Intense Notice Play Situations Themselves Watch Which Whole Will Worlds Young]
I am myself for a living. I don't animate a character. James Taylor
[ Am Animate Character Living Myself]
Character is destiny. Heraclitus
[ Character Destiny]
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. Christian Bale
[ Around Bat Bruce Came Characters Comes Different Everything How Jumps Laws Looking Man Off Our Own Person Starting Suit Wayne]
The Black Mountain poet I like most is the early Creeley. Those early poems seem very lyrical and very traditional, with a lot of voice and character. Robert Morgan
[ Black Character Early Lot Lyrical Most Mountain Poems Poet Seem Those Traditional Very Voice]
If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character. Matthew Simpson
[ Agency Character Elevation Faith Gain Give How Human Knowledge More Much Must Power Then Through]
I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse. Walter Annenberg
[ Always Bad Believed Character Go Greedy Mark Pigs Want]
A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration. Richard Schickel
[ Adaptations Because Become Characters Concerned Decoration Exercises Fail Fate Fictions Great Imposes Inconvenient Interior Lives Mere Monumental Movie Narratives Novel Often Primarily Respond Them These]
I'll write maybe one long paragraph describing the events, then a page or two breaking the events into chapters, and then reams of pages delving into my characters. After that, I'm ready to begin. Anne Tyler
[ After Begin Breaking Chapters Characters Delving Describing Events Into Long Maybe Page Pages Paragraph Ready Then Two Write]
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. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Basic Behind Challenge Character Convey Create Emotions Extent Few Greatest Learn Mask Movements Possible Rely Responsibility Technical Use Voice Your]
But at the same time, the commonplace statement about them is true: every character is the hero of his own story. Each has a justification for his actions that is convincing to him. It's fun to give these people voices. Thomas Perry
[ Actions Character Commonplace Convincing Each Every Fun Give Hero Him His Justification Own Same Statement Story Them These Time True Voices]
I think sometimes I'm more fond of doing the research for the character because you learn so much. Sometimes shooting is really difficult because you wake up early and you're always hurrying. And sometimes I don't know what I'm doing. I'm here and there. Bai Ling
[ Always Because Character Difficult Doing Early Fond Here Hurrying Know Learn More Much Really Research Shooting Sometimes Think Up Wake]
I did that all the more, if I may say so, because I was aware of the fact that there is an inclination to go to extremes in German people, and in the German character generally. Fritz Sauckel
[ Aware Because Character Did Extremes Fact Generally German Go Inclination May More Say]
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. George P. Baker
[ Attains Characterization Characterizes Conduct Dialogue Drama Dramatic Human Itself Literature Makes Play Pleases Reach Revelation Which Yet]
It's a dead give away of an inexperienced writer if every character speaks with the same voice. Colleen McCullough
[ Away Character Dead Every Give Inexperienced Same Speaks Voice Writer]
I've worked all my life to shed myself of any character. Sam Neill
[ Any Character Life Myself Shed Worked]
Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the variations in style and genre, as long as they get that sense of story, of character, of empathetic involvement. Dean Koontz
[ Author Character Empathetic Genre Get Involvement Long Matter Readers Sense Stay Story Style Variations Will]
I did 125 films, and over 100 television shows, and you've never seen the same character twice. Brion James
[ Character Did Films Never Over Same Seen Shows Television Twice]
Well, I think I've made 44 films and only like four times I've played real characters I'm just drawn to people who have a pioneer spirit, this extraordinary energy and commitment to their cause. Liam Neeson
[ Cause Characters Commitment Drawn Energy Extraordinary Films Four Just Made Only Pioneer Played Real Spirit Their Think Times Well]
Individuality is founded in feeling; and the recesses of feeling, the darker, blinder strata of character, are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making, and directly perceive how events happen, and how work is actually done. William James
[ Actually Catch Character Darker Directly Done Events Fact Feeling Founded Happen How Individuality Making Only Perceive Places Real Recesses Strata Which Work World]
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life. Dalai Lama
[ Also Before Characterized Ever Forms Human Life More Must Nation Only Other Responsibility Sense Than Today Universal]
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. William Ellery Channing
[ Being Character Every His Human Intended Other Others Own]
There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things. Gary Gygax
[ Character Else Experience Fantasy Game Genre Get Imagining Involved Losing Rather Secret Sort Things Those Value Vicariously West Whatever Whether Wild Winning Yourself]
I've been in a lot of trouble and come out of it. I think it shows a lot of good character. Stefan Edberg
[ Been Character Come Good Lot Out Shows Think Trouble]
My favorite roles usually have to do with the story, if it's a good story I usually enjoy doing the character. Beau Bridges
[ Character Doing Enjoy Favorite Good Roles Story Usually]
Psychology is the science of the intellects, characters and behavior of animals including man. Edward Thorndike
[ Animals Behavior Characters Including Intellects Man Psychology Science]
I feel like I've come out of this grown up, maybe because I live through the character vicariously and she grows up so much during the course of this story. Emmy Rossum
[ Because Character Come Course During Feel Grown Grows Live Maybe Much Out She Story Through Up Vicariously]
However dark and profitless, however painful and weary, existence may have become, life is not done, and our Christian character is not won, so long as God has anything left for us to suffer, or anything left for us to do. Frederick William Robertson
[ Anything Become Character Christian Dark Done Existence God However Left Life Long May Our Painful Suffer Us Weary Won]
I'm in the business to push it. I'm not likely to be attracted to characters I've already done. Mark Harmon
[ Already Attracted Business Characters Done Likely Push]
If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously. Jerry Garcia
[ Address Any Balls Character Effort Had Make Need Nerve Quality Real Really Righteously Society Whatever Would Wrongs]
The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part. Miguel de Cervantes
[ Character Comedy Difficult Fool Most Must Part Plays]
I lost 90 pounds and my blood pressure went down to a normal level and the salt in my urine disappeared. And that was when I had to make the transition from fat character actor to thin character actor. Ron Perlman
[ Actor Blood Character Disappeared Down Fat Had Level Lost Make Normal Pounds Pressure Salt Thin Transition Went]
I'd like to play every type of character, but only once. I like to expierence things. River Phoenix
[ Character Every Once Only Play Things Type]
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. Robert Conrad
[ Away Because Character Did Found Light Oh Out Pants Though Tight Wear Worked Years]
With courage and character, American soldiers continue to put themselves on the line to defend our freedom, and so many have paid the ultimate sacrifice. Dan Lipinski
[ American Character Continue Courage Defend Freedom Line Many Our Paid Put Sacrifice Soldiers Themselves Ultimate]
Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take with us. Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt
[ Character During Into Life Only Our Take Us Wrought]
Now, there are a very large number of bodily movements, having their source in our nervous system, that do not possess the character of conscious actions. Wilhelm Wundt
[ Actions Bodily Character Conscious Having Large Movements Nervous Now Number Our Possess Source System Their Very]
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. Dan DeCarlo
[ Because Book Characters Feel Had Telling Them Without]
It's hard to hold the focus that strongly on a single character for that long. Elizabeth Moon
[ Character Focus Hard Hold Long Single Strongly]
I still think of myself as a stage actor. When I do film and television I try to implement what I was taught to do in theatre, to try to stretch into characters that are far from myself. Tony Shalhoub
[ Actor Characters Far Film Implement Into Myself Stage Still Stretch Taught Television Theatre Think Try]
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. Dan Aykroyd
[ Character Clothes Come Glasses Love Peter Play Prepare Props School Sellers Trying Using Wig]
I was very limited in what I could do with flying saucers, because they're just a metal disc. I had to try and put character in as if they were intelligently guided. Ray Harryhausen
[ Because Character Could Disc Flying Guided Had Intelligently Just Limited Metal Put Saucers Try Very Were]
Wilderness is not defined by the absence of certain activities, but rather by the presence of certain unique and invaluable characteristics. Nick Rahall
[ Absence Activities Certain Characteristics Defined Invaluable Presence Rather Unique Wilderness]
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. Jodie Foster
[ Been Characters Dignity Get Having Marginalized Playing Saved Society Some Still Survive Them Through Ways]
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. Harvey Fierstein
[ Actor Always Character Fill Got Know Leads Need Obviously Offered Often Other Personality Role Romantic Stuff Very Where]
I put myself into character for my songs. Michelle Branch
[ Character Into Myself Put Songs]
From Ernest Hemingway's stories, I learned to listen within my stories for what went unsaid by my characters. Nadine Gordimer
[ Characters Ernest Hemingway Learned Listen Stories Unsaid Went Within]
I think one of the coolest things about the job is the level of trust we have for each other. The actors fully trust that the writers will write amazing episodes, and the writers trust that the actors will follow their instincts with the characters. John Krasinski
[ Actors Amazing Characters Coolest Each Episodes Follow Fully Instincts Job Level Other Their Things Think Trust Will Write Writers]
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! Robert Duvall
[ Acting Business Characters Different Diverse Drool Enthusiasm Haven Keep Lost Parts Til Wipe Yet]
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. Lee Child
[ Army Case Character Fascinating First Help Him Knew Needs Out Recruit She Somebody Time Tough Uses Woman]
I find out more about Jack every week. Essentially, I'm the same character, but I'm having more fun this season because I'm doing more aliases, you know. I like the surprise of not knowing. Victor Garber
[ Because Character Doing Essentially Every Find Fun Having Jack Know Knowing More Out Same Season Surprise Week]
I think character is permanent, and issues are transient. James Stockdale
[ Character Issues Permanent Think Transient]
I sometimes feel like I could do another job. Anything. Maybe because as an actress you're playing different characters, everything feels possible. Juliette Binoche
[ Actress Another Anything Because Characters Could Different Everything Feel Feels Job Maybe Playing Possible Sometimes]
When you have to get into the character each morning, give it your voice, your face, it was torture. Victoria Abril
[ Character Each Face Get Give Into Morning Torture Voice Your]
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Abraham Lincoln
[ Character Real Reputation Shadow Thing Think Tree]
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. Sandra Cisneros
[ Character Deeply Just Kind Life Look Nice Nine Novel Out Real Sit Situation Snap Something Sometimes Take Thing Time Unlike Very Writing Years Your]
Few characters in history are indispensable. Albert Bushnell Hart
[ Characters Few History Indispensable]
When sex is necessary for the plot of a book, or a character development, then I don't shy away from it. Why should I? Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Away Book Character Development Necessary Plot Sex Should Shy Then Why]
Noble bold is an accident of fortune; noble actions characterize the great. Carlo Goldoni
[ Accident Actions Bold Characterize Fortune Great Noble]
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. Peter Bondra
[ Character Get Getting Give Long Play Rewarded Same Show Some Time Up Us Want Way Where]
Our Nation is in great need of young men and women of character to lead in every arena of our society. Michael Burgess
[ Arena Character Every Great Lead Men Nation Need Our Society Women Young]
Typically in horror films the character just services the plot, and you really are just going from 'point a' to 'point b,' just so that you can end up at 'point c.' They are just sort of stick characters. That's just not interesting to me. Kevin Williamson
[ Character Characters End Films Going Horror Interesting Just Plot Point Really Services Sort Stick Typically Up]
I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with. John Ratzenberger
[ Based Character Cliff Grew Improvising Someone Started Up]
Species can be recognized by their morphological characteristics and songs. Peter R. Grant
[ Characteristics Morphological Recognized Songs Species Their]
It's also possible to have two third person singular points of view, as represented by two characters through whose eyes the story is told in alternating chapters, say. Arthur Herzog
[ Also Chapters Characters Eyes Person Points Possible Represented Say Singular Story Third Through Told Two View Whose]
By knowing your character so well you can't go wrong. All of us kind of fell into that. Camilla Belle
[ Character Fell Go Into Kind Knowing Us Well Wrong Your]
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. Alan Dean Foster
[ Asking Become Besides Character Characters Concentrating Connecting Effects Instead Involved Level Love Means Mistakes Motivations Out Personal Pointed Readers Special Start Them Way]
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested. Oswald Chambers
[ Character Christ Disposition Jesus Manifested Means Persistently Saint]
In addition to the decline in competition, American politics today is characterized by a growing ideological polarization between the two major political parties. Thomas E. Mann
[ Addition American Between Characterized Competition Decline Growing Ideological Major Parties Polarization Political Politics Today Two]
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. Rowan Atkinson
[ Anybody Anyone Because Care Character Difficult Does Else Episodic Fun Him Lead Main Movie Suit Tend Thing Think Very]
We are talking about someone who has lived. It must be honored in every respect. The fictional can take any kind of channel - according to the actor's marriage to the character. Kate Mulgrew
[ According Actor Any Channel Character Every Fictional Honored Kind Lived Marriage Must Respect Someone Take Talking]
I hate the crazy, neurotic characters beyond a certain point. Len Wein
[ Beyond Certain Characters Crazy Hate Neurotic Point]
The advice that I usually give to young actors is that if you can create a character for the stage and keep that character fresh for at least 6 months that means you're doing the show eight times a week. Joe Morton
[ Actors Advice Character Create Doing Eight Fresh Give Keep Least Means Months Show Stage Times Usually Week Young]
Character is that sum total of moments we can't explain. George Saunders
[ Character Explain Moments Sum Total]
I think there are more female characters in videogames now but I also think that's because videogames in general are more diverse now. Tara Strong
[ Also Because Characters Diverse Female General More Now Think Videogames]
Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose! Robert Burns
[ Cant Characters Decorum Lose Them]
It was the character of the Packers, man. We played for sixty minutes. We let it all hang out. There was no tomorrow for us. We got the adrenaline flowing, and we just let it go, man. Ray Nitschke
[ Adrenaline Character Flowing Go Got Hang Just Man Minutes Out Packers Played Sixty Tomorrow Us]
It's really interesting that whenever you do something that is so out of character, like having an emotional outburst, that you don't get in trouble. Beth Henley
[ Character Emotional Get Having Interesting Out Outburst Really Something Trouble Whenever]
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. Franz Boas
[ Areas Characteristics Classes Considered Different Discuss Diversity Found Geographical Groups Individual Interested Man Men Mental Physiological Social These Traits]
I thought Godzilla was a mess, the monster had no character and the humans didn't either. They forgot to make the movie that went along with all these wonderful effects. George A. Romero
[ Along Character Effects Either Forgot Godzilla Had Humans Make Mess Monster Movie These Thought Went Wonderful]
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. Bo Bennett
[ Achievement Achieving Build Character Discipline Goal Itself Learn More Setting Than Valuable]
Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals. David Hume
[ Character Principals Result Stereotyped System]
We all have the right of freedom of speech under the First Amendment. We all don't have to agree with one another on our opinions. Everyone in my circle, that I run around with, we all feel the same about God, country, integrity and character. Luke Scott
[ Agree Amendment Another Around Character Circle Country Everyone Feel First Freedom God Integrity Opinions Our Right Run Same Speech Under]
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. John Desmond Bernal
[ Advance Any Characteristic Essence Explanations Full Long Often Possible Proof Science Scientist Seized Their]
The Swords were still interesting but by then a cast of characters had started to appear and go on from book to book, and other things about the world began to feel constricting. And there were other things I wanted to do, so I closed the series up and stopped it. Fred Saberhagen
[ Appear Began Book Cast Characters Closed Feel Go Had Interesting Other Series Started Still Stopped Swords Then Things Up Wanted Were World]
The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character, surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest. Anne Tyler
[ Amateur Character Differences Grew Marriage Must Opportunities Out Reflection Richest Show Surely Unhappy]
It's a music video but she was real specific on the character that Mary J. Blige was playing, and that I was playing in this video and I told her whenever you get to jump to the big screen I'd love to come with you and she honored that. Blair Underwood
[ Big Blige Character Come Get Her Honored Jump Love Mary Music Playing Real Screen She Specific Told Video Whenever]
I liked the way my character, Shane, was first introduced. You get introduced to her through this sexual action, and I thought that was so cool and just kind of summed up what she enjoys and who she is, to a certain extent. She's a complete sexual being and the great thing is that she doesn't apologize for it. It's just who she is. We rarely see women be able to do that on television. Katherine Moennig
[ Able Action Apologize Being Certain Character Complete Cool Enjoys Extent First Get Great Her Introduced Just Kind Liked Rarely See Sexual Shane She Summed Television Thing Thought Through Up Way Women]
I suppose meeting people whether it's in real life and actually shaking their flesh and blood hand or shaking the mystical hand of the character all rub off on you in some way. Janet Suzman
[ Actually Blood Character Flesh Hand Life Meeting Mystical Off Real Rub Shaking Some Suppose Their Way Whether]
All action is for the sake of some end; and rules of action, it seems natural to suppose, must take their whole character and color from the end to which they are subservient. John Stuart Mill
[ Action Character Color End Must Natural Rules Sake Seems Some Subservient Suppose Take Their Which Whole]
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people. Claiborne Pell
[ Character Destruction Education Fort Gold Mass Our States Strength Sum Total United Weapons]
What gives it its human character is that the individual through language addresses himself in the role of the others in the group and thus becomes aware of them in his own conduct. George H. Mead
[ Addresses Aware Becomes Character Conduct Gives Group Himself His Human Individual Language Others Own Role Them Through Thus]
It's hard to know whether certain characters come to life or not, they either come to have their own life or they don't. I've written many things in which the characters just remain inert. Neil Jordan
[ Certain Characters Come Either Hard Inert Just Know Life Many Own Remain Their Things Whether Which Written]
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. Ann Beattie
[ Almost Always Around Atmosphere Characters Gets Going Imagery Other Story Then Think Visual Way]
You know, I have some issues. But I just love to play different characters all the time, and I try not to repeat myself too much. Rachel McAdams
[ Characters Different Issues Just Know Love Much Myself Play Repeat Some Time Too Try]
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. Hermann Hesse
[ Always Character Courage Rest Seem Sinister]
If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters. Dino De Laurentiis
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
I mean we all played as kids. You play games, you take on different characters, you imitate; the fun and the love of play has never left me. Kevin Spacey
[ Characters Different Fun Games Imitate Kids Left Love Mean Never Play Played Take]
Humanists are not characteristically strong in faith, hope and love. Arthur E. Morgan
[ Faith Hope Humanists Love Strong]
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. Michael Eisner
[ Beach Become Business Characters Face Fuzzy Kicking Kid Little Mind Our Sand Skinny Soft Your]
I've never done an improvised movie as a fictitious character. I think that's the challenge. Martin Short
[ Challenge Character Done Fictitious Improvised Movie Never Think]
You cannot build character and courage by taking away a man's initiative and independence. Abraham Lincoln
[ Away Build Cannot Character Courage Independence Initiative Man Taking]
I describe my plots as follows; A character is walking down the street when all of a sudden a piano falls on them. They spend the rest of the story digging out from under that piano. How they dig, how long and how well, this all depends entirely on the character. Sarah Zettel
[ Character Depends Describe Dig Digging Down Entirely Falls Follows How Long Out Piano Plots Rest Spend Story Street Sudden Them Under Walking Well]
Neither sex, without some fertilization of the complimentary characters of the other, is capable of the highest reaches of human endeavor. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Capable Characters Complimentary Endeavor Fertilization Highest Human Neither Other Reaches Sex Some Without]
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. Joseph Barbera
[ Character Disney Hard Him Make Mickey More Mouse Real Star Symbol Than Tried Very]
Every age develops its own peculiar forms of pathology, which express in exaggerated form its underlying character structure. Christopher Lasch
[ Age Character Develops Every Exaggerated Express Form Forms Own Pathology Peculiar Structure Underlying Which]
I don't think, there's no possible way for me, anyway, to play a character that I haven't found some sort of sublime compassion for and I related to Deborah on a way that almost, initially, almost in a way maybe someone in the audience might. Tea Leoni
[ Almost Anyway Audience Character Compassion Found Haven Initially Maybe Might Play Possible Related Some Someone Sort Sublime Think Way]
Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga - stylized because even the most acute of them have little leeway as they play out their parts. Edward Hoagland
[ Acute Animals Because Characters Even Kind Leeway Little Most Old Out Parts Play Saga Stylized Their Them]
I've played almost every lead character from Henry VI to Othello. I'm dying to tackle Richard III sometime. Ted Lange
[ Almost Character Dying Every Henry Iii Lead Othello Played Richard Sometime Tackle Vi]
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. Taylor Dane
[ Ball Character Creating Different Game Her Living Medium Much Newer Part Person Same Through Truthfully Whole]
The character I play in Star Quality says acting is the be-all and end-all of her life. I'm not like that. I do enjoy working and I give every job my best shot but I never feel, What on Earth am I going to do now? Penelope Keith
[ Acting Am Be-All Best Character Earth End-All Enjoy Every Feel Give Going Her Job Life Never Now Play Quality Says Shot Star Working]
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. Louis Farrakhan
[ Advancing Black Cause Character Claim Far Greater Leadership Liberation More Our Principles Recognize Speech Than Thus]
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. Adelbert von Chamisso
[ Acted Badly Before Being Blue Character Eyes Forgot Heroic Lovely Novice Pair Part Stage Studied Such]
The characters you refer to as predatory and unsavory are useful. They're the ones who make a novel into a thriller. They're active, and most of the common virtues, the signs of a good person, are not. Thomas Perry
[ Active Characters Common Good Into Make Most Novel Ones Person Predatory Refer Signs Thriller Unsavory Useful Virtues]
Thinking is the place where intelligent actions begin. We pause long enough to look more carefully at a situation, to see more of its character, to think about why it's happening, to notice how it's affecting us and others. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Actions Affecting Begin Carefully Character Enough Happening How Intelligent Long Look More Notice Others Pause Place See Situation Think Thinking Us Where Why]
I thought he was an interesting central figure, central character, one who is definitely not your typical central character figure in a film, who's easy to like. He's not easy to like. It forces you to involve yourself with what's going on. Patrick Warburton
[ Central Character Definitely Easy Figure Film Forces Going Interesting Involve Thought Typical Your Yourself]
A lot of people think I'm that guy in 'Betsy's Wedding', but I'm not. What it is for me is that, on some level, I connect with the character emotionally. Anthony LaPaglia
[ Character Connect Emotionally Guy Level Lot Some Think Wedding]
I'm just a pack mule. I've played leads and I've played character roles. Any actress in Hollywood will tell you as your age climbs, the leads thin. Marcia Gay Harden
[ Actress Age Any Character Climbs Hollywood Just Leads Mule Pack Played Roles Tell Thin Will Your]
Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss. Hal Holbrook
[ Abyss Back Character Finds Him His Keeps Looks Man Moment Nothing Out Staring]
Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them. They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie. Sam Mendes
[ Actors Carry Characters Communicate Great Movie Relationships Silence Their Them Truly Without Words]
The interesting part of the process is developing the character, you know, why did he become that? Why is the guy a murderer, or why is this guy a pervert, or whatever he is. So that's the fun part for me to delve into the abyss. Brion James
[ Abyss Become Character Delve Developing Did Fun Guy Interesting Into Know Murderer Part Pervert Process Whatever Why]
They're all based on factual characters. Well, a good amount of them. That's why I was attracted to this genre anyways, because these characters are so large and cartoonish, they're like caricatures, I just felt that there had to be a film made about them. Guy Ritchie
[ Amount Anyways Attracted Based Because Caricatures Cartoonish Characters Factual Felt Film Genre Good Had Just Large Made Them These Well Why]
As far as anybody in the rap game ever tryin' to assassinate my character, that's impossible. You talkin' about a man who has always walked the walk and talked the talk. Suge Knight
[ Always Anybody Assassinate Character Ever Far Game Impossible Man Rap Talk Talked Talkin Tryin Walk Walked]
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. Ken Burns
[ Always Characters Films Focus Ford Heroes How Just Live Male Really Things Way]
Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Bred Buildings Character Environment Ground Light Lightness Married Native Organic Qualified Spiders Spinning Strength]
And that's what the audience was feeling too, as they watched the show and as they watch it now. And overriding all of that is the way it was written. It was written honestly. There was never any manufactured laugh. There was never compromising of character. Mary Tyler Moore
[ Any Audience Character Compromising Feeling Honestly Laugh Manufactured Never Now Overriding Show Too Watch Watched Way Written]
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. Jeffrey Eugenides
[ Also Book Characteristics Different Extremely Fair Many Number Old-Fashioned Postmodern Self-Consciousness Some Storytelling Traits]
We have to say now we think the character of the party has changed so far it will take something very exceptional, something really out of the ordinary line to make us be convinced there's a chance of winning back the party. Shirley Williams
[ Back Chance Changed Character Convinced Exceptional Far Line Make Now Ordinary Out Party Really Say Something Take Think Us Very Will Winning]
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. Jason Biggs
[ Able Across Also Balance Because Characters Females Girls Got Great Heard Humor Kind Nothing Older Point Really Rooted Story Sweet Things View Well Younger]
I don't mind playing the same character, but if it's not well done, then I'm not interested. Charisma Carpenter
[ Character Done Interested Mind Playing Same Then Well]
I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Because Box Character Life Office Rest Working Worry]
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. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Acts Ambition Bad Character Depends Direct Endowed Good Great May Passion Perform Principles Them Those Very Which]
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. Carlisle Floyd
[ Characters Dealing Easy Feed Forget Into Lives More Necessary Opera Others Own Story Than Their Through Track Two Very Way]
In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character. P. J. O'Rourke
[ Another Assassinate Brief Character Death Election Else Fails Five Four History Hold Hounded Impeached National Office Our Out Presidents Shot Their Them Worried]
You asked what is the secret of a really good sketch. And it is a sketch is a small play. It's got a beginning, and a middle and an end. It should have a plot; it should have the characters, conflict. It is a little play. And in it, will be funny stuff. Harvey Korman
[ Asked Beginning Characters Conflict End Funny Good Got Little Middle Play Plot Really Secret Should Sketch Small Stuff Will]
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. Fredrik Bajer
[ Because Called Character Deserves Earns Gifts Great His However Influence Man Mean Other Others Power Qualities Result Spiritual]
Each tribe has its characteristics, it is true. John H. Speke
[ Characteristics Each Tribe True]
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. Anita Desai
[ Air Better Caste Characters Exist India Many Novel Representative Represents Superiority System Things Thinking Types Western]
Take a sound from whatever source, a note on a violin, a scream, a moan, a creaking door, and there is always this symmetry between the sound basis, which is complex and has numerous characteristics which emerge through a process of comparison within our perception. Pierre Schaeffer
[ Always Basis Between Characteristics Comparison Complex Door Emerge Moan Note Numerous Our Perception Process Scream Sound Source Symmetry Take Through Violin Whatever Which Within]
Character is much easier kept than recovered. Thomas Paine
[ Character Easier Kept Much Recovered Than]
Foreign powers do not seem to appreciate the true character of our government. James K. Polk
[ Appreciate Character Foreign Government Our Powers Seem True]
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. Joyce Cary
[ Become Being Blow Character Consistent Deny Did God His Miracle Nature Nothing Own Real Simply Universe Up Vanish Would]
There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on "Friends" is. Jon Stewart
[ Argue Because Character Favorite Friends Hours Impartial Jury Such Their Thing Web]
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. Don Cheadle
[ Always Amount Being Black Change Characters Far Films Going Know Made Roles Them Trailing Us Written]
No matter what name we give it or how we judge it, a candidate's character is central to political reporting because it is central to a citizen's decision in voting. Roger Mudd
[ Because Candidate Central Character Citizen Decision Give How Judge Matter Name Political Reporting Voting]
I'm not a villain, I've never hurt anyone. I'm just a tawdry character who explodes now and again. Oliver Reed
[ Again Anyone Character Explodes Hurt Just Never Now Tawdry Villain]
I sometimes wonder if the inability to find oneself makes one seek oneself in other people, in characters. John Cazale
[ Characters Find Inability Makes Oneself Other Seek Sometimes Wonder]
I love rehearsing because in rehearsals there are no mistakes, nothing is wrong, some things apply or lead you to focus on the character and the things that don't apply are equally valuable because they lead you to towards what does. Jim Jarmusch
[ Apply Because Character Does Equally Focus Lead Love Mistakes Nothing Rehearsals Rehearsing Some Things Towards Valuable Wrong]
In a lot of ways, the make-up was the character. Rick Yune
[ Character Lot Make-Up Ways]
If you're playing the character, you could say to yourself in 16 different ways, What if that didn't bother me? What if I knew exactly what he was talking about? What if I didn't get excited? Judd Hirsch
[ Bother Character Could Different Exactly Excited Get Knew Playing Say Talking Ways Yourself]
I'm always willing to endure humiliation on behalf of my characters. Ben Stiller
[ Always Behalf Characters Endure Humiliation Willing]
All the Disney lead male characters always have this kind of John Davidson kind of look to them. They all look like the same guy, and all the females look like the same, and I think the guys are just way too big. Mike Judge
[ Always Big Characters Davidson Disney Females Guy Guys John Just Kind Lead Look Male Same Them Think Too Way]
My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors. Tracey Ullman
[ Actors British Character Great Influences Peter Sellers Were]
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. Uwe Boll
[ Always Been Big Business Character Easygoing Good His Long Mood Seriously Star Takes Time Very]
Chavez made a compete fool of himself in front of the entire world while giving the U.N. a black eye. But the real losers are the Venezuelan people who have to put up with this unstable character every day. J. D. Hayworth
[ Black Character Chavez Compete Day Entire Every Eye Fool Front Giving Himself Losers Made Put Real Unstable Up Venezuelan While World]
I was always a clown. In the eighth grade I won a city speech contest by doing an Eddie Murphy routine. I'm no good at public speaking, but if I can assume a role and speak as that person, then I'm fine. When I had to give a book report, I always did it in character. Jason Wiles
[ Always Assume Book Character City Clown Contest Did Doing Eddie Eighth Fine Give Good Grade Had Murphy Person Public Report Role Routine Speak Speaking Speech Then Won]
I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species. George C. Williams
[ Adaptation Assumption Book Characterizes Criticism Directed General Individuals Main Populations Rather Simply Species Than Think]
We can't put up a protectionist dam on our own against the neo-liberal world market either. However, we can try, together with our European partners, to maintain the social character of Europe as much as possible. Johan Huizinga
[ Against Character Dam Either Europe European However Maintain Market Much Our Own Partners Possible Put Social Together Try Up World]
The German national character is a favorite subject of character experts, probably because the less mature a nation, the more she is an object of criticism and not of history. Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
[ Because Character Criticism Experts Favorite German History Less Mature More Nation National Object Probably She Subject]
But I'm attracted to roles where I get to really go in and explore a character. Sheryl Lee
[ Attracted Character Explore Get Go Really Roles Where]
I'm naturally going to react to that and he'll bring out elements in my musical character that were lying dormant, because I'm relating what he's playing. Benny Green
[ Because Bring Character Dormant Elements Going Lying Musical Naturally Out Playing React Relating Were]
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. Richard V. Allen
[ Characterized Command Expected Failure Harm Hesitation Indecision Interest January National Office Our Provides Ship State System Take Will Winner]
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. Bainbridge Colby
[ Cannot Character Country Defined Discharge Duty Institution Loyalty Marked Minded Open Patient Study Without]
I'm usually working on my own mythology, my own realm of created characters. Stories in mythology inspire me, though I may not be conscious of it. Anne Rice
[ Characters Conscious Created Inspire May Mythology Own Realm Stories Though Usually Working]
In independent film you tend to have stories that involve more of a community, and the smaller characters are important to the story. David Morse
[ Characters Community Film Important Independent Involve More Smaller Stories Story Tend]
Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement. George Bancroft
[ Amusement Characters Depend Enough Exciting Lives Neighbors Their Those Truth]
Storylines are how characters create the plots involved in their stories. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
[ Characters Create How Involved Plots Stories Storylines Their]
I would rather have played a character like Opie than Little Ricky. Keith Thibodeaux
[ Character Little Played Rather Ricky Than Would]
Always when I directed the play, I was always trying to cast people not who were necessarily like the characters, but people who I felt had the essential component that the character had, some kind of soul for it. Patrick Marber
[ Always Cast Character Characters Component Directed Essential Felt Had Kind Necessarily Play Some Soul Trying Were]
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. Brendan Fraser
[ Actors Cartoon Characters Looks Pull Pulled Punches Really Stop Swing Them Through Throw]
When you consider that you're a character that doesn't speak, but you've still got to react to the other actors, you've got to make a noise of some kind. Peter Mayhew
[ Actors Character Consider Got Kind Make Noise Other React Some Speak Still]
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. Antonio Banderas
[ Always Because Character Figure Fond Found Likable Popular Really Worked]
To me, it's the kiss of death when you start winking at the audience as an actor. I just never liked it. I don't like it when we do monologues, looking into the character. Thomas Jane
[ Actor Audience Character Death Into Just Kiss Liked Looking Monologues Never Start Winking]
Things that go on at Happy Times are very funny this year, and if you were watching last year, some of the people you saw then as basically extras emerge as real characters in their own right this season, at least to some degree. Ellen Muth
[ Basically Characters Degree Emerge Extras Funny Go Happy Last Least Own Real Right Saw Season Some Their Then Things Times Very Watching Were Year]
I said, 'Wouldn't it be great if Matt Damon's character fell in love with a girl with a real butt?' They were like, 'Yeah sure, sure - here's your personal trainer.' Franka Potente
[ Character Damon Fell Girl Great Here Love Matt Personal Real Said Sure Trainer Were Yeah Your]
He's not the finest character that ever lived. But he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid. Arthur Miller
[ Attention Being Character Ever Finest Happening Him Human Lived Must Paid Terrible Thing]
Certain characteristic properties of elements can be foretold from their atomic weights. Dmitri Mendeleev
[ Atomic Certain Characteristic Elements Foretold Properties Their Weights]
Your characters have to remain innocent of what your picture is after. Douglas Sirk
[ After Characters Innocent Picture Remain Your]
So I just play the character, I play the lines. Fiona Shaw
[ Character Just Lines Play]
We give you characters we'd feel very comfortable judging, and then go: 'Oh yeah? Watch this'. Paul Haggis
[ Characters Comfortable Feel Give Go Judging Oh Then Very Watch Yeah]
Characters are an extreme form in Shakespeare's theater. Michael Tippett
[ Characters Extreme Form Shakespeare Theater]
Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character. Bill Griffith
[ Back Character Comic Developed Early Feisty Feminist Just Little Looking Lulu Really She Strip Thought Time]
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. Clarence Day
[ Admire Age Character Experience Face Firm Lifted Line Rather Should Teach World Wrinkles]
SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline. Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery. Like working without a net. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Characters Discovery First Idea Net Novel Outline Process Rough Soon Used Usually Where Without Working Write]
This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition. Omar Sharif
[ Advice Character Common Film Says Sound These Things Tradition Very Which Wise]
There's an unwritten law that you cannot have a Jewish character in a film who isn't 100 percent perfect, or you're labeled anti-Semitic. Spike Lee
[ Anti-Semitic Cannot Character Film Jewish Labeled Law Percent Perfect Unwritten]
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character. Tony Robbins
[ Character Crucible Difficulty Forms Surmounting]
The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges. Walter Annenberg
[ Ability Challenges Character Having Meet Test]
It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics of reproduction are so vastly improved, there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Characteristic Fewer How Improved Just Know Mechanics Music Played Reproduction Should Vastly]
Parts like Morse don't grow on trees. He's a great character. John Thaw
[ Character Great Grow Morse Parts Trees]
The issue for my character, and the issue of the show is, how dirty do your feet have to get without suffocating yourself in the mud in order to get an inch of what you really want done? Bradley Whitford
[ Character Dirty Done Feet Get How Inch Issue Mud Order Really Show Suffocating Want Without Your Yourself]
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. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Able Attached Being Challenge Character Create Expressions Face Facial Left Makeup Modest Movements Normal Only Range Rubber Set Use Without Your]
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. Shawn Ashmore
[ Associate Because Been Character Dealing Easy Everyone Feel Having Normal Only Playing Relationship Superpower Through]
They wanted Bridgette to be this extremely enigmatic character. Im about the least enigmatic person on the planet, so I just thought what I did on the show was boring. Margot Kidder
[ Boring Character Did Enigmatic Extremely Im Just Least Person Planet Show Thought Wanted]
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. Ann Beattie
[ Character Complex Interesting Man May More Narrator Often Protagonist Quite Sure Woman]
Interestingly that some of the characters did not turn out the way Jim and Allen had envisioned them. Mary Tyler Moore
[ Allen Characters Did Envisioned Had Interestingly Jim Out Some Them Turn Way]
My characters are fictional. I get ideas from real people, sometimes, but my characters always exist only in my head. S. E. Hinton
[ Always Characters Exist Fictional Get Head Ideas Only Real Sometimes]
Each morning my characters greet me with misty faces willing, though chilled, to muster for another day's progress through the dazzling quicksand the marsh of blank paper. John Updike
[ Another Blank Characters Chilled Day Dazzling Each Faces Greet Marsh Misty Morning Muster Paper Progress Quicksand Though Through Willing]
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open. Elmer G. Letterman
[ Character Doors Keep Only Open Personality Them]
When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code, but a character. E. Stanley Jones
[ Add Character Christ Code Human Ideal Jesus Life Longer Standard Think Virtue]
It's fun to play the character and then watch him later. Michael Shanks
[ Character Fun Him Later Play Then Watch]
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. Max Beerbohm
[ Blunt Character Deep Genius High Imagining Instinct Judges Men Quick Size Thinking Trivial Up Which]
When I write now I do not invent situation, characters, or actions, but rather structures and discursive forms, textual groupings which are combined according to secret affinities among themselves, as in architecture or the plastic arts. Juan Goytisolo
[ According Actions Affinities Among Architecture Arts Characters Combined Discursive Forms Invent Now Plastic Rather Secret Situation Structures Textual Themselves Which Write]
They didn't accept me theory - not a theory, but just a thought I had about this character. I noticed that this man only exists when the boy comes into the grocery. Omar Sharif
[ Accept Boy Character Comes Exists Grocery Had Into Just Man Noticed Only Theory Thought]
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. Stevie Wonder
[ Ability Character Get Keep May Takes Top]
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. Will Estes
[ Actors Character Directors Engage Explore Feel Fine Great Harry Know Lot Make Place Point Really Safe Scene Special Takes Their Them Think Want Whatever]
Over the years, I've been trying to build a relationship with an audience. I've tried to maintain as much of a low profile as I could so that those characters would emerge and their relationship with audiences would be protected. Kevin Spacey
[ Audience Audiences Been Build Characters Could Emerge Low Maintain Much Over Profile Protected Relationship Their Those Tried Trying Would Years]
Away with that folly that her rights would be detrimental to her character - that if she were recognized as the equal to a man she would cease to be a woman! Ernestine Rose
[ Away Cease Character Detrimental Equal Folly Her Man Recognized Rights She Were Woman Would]
Most of the time when I receive a script, it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat, slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the skateboard park', or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney, imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script where my character is simply described as 'A Man'. Fred Melamed
[ Attorney Character Described Fat Freeing Get Imposing Kids Man Mayor Most Park Pompous Receive Says Script Simply Something Stein Time Use Want Where Would]
A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color of things about him. Frederick Douglass
[ Always Character Color Form Him Hue Less Man More Takes Things]
Many novelists take well-defined, precise characters, whose stories are sometimes of mediocre interest, and place them in an important historical context, which remains secondary in spite of everything. Raymond Queneau
[ Characters Context Everything Historical Important Interest Many Mediocre Novelists Place Precise Remains Secondary Sometimes Spite Stories Take Them Well-Defined Which Whose]
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. Richard Cecil
[ Acquainted Acquiesced Bible Characters God Great His History Sentence Summed Themselves Things Up Will]
It was sort of that in-between area when people don't talk about their personal lives. That's the kind of life I think Kerry would be living now if it weren't for the Lopez character sort of outing her. Laura Innes
[ Area Character Her In-Between Kerry Kind Life Lives Living Lopez Now Outing Personal Sort Talk Their Think Weren Would]
The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair. Herbert Read
[ Attitude Belief Characteristic Despair Political Positive Today]
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. Matthew Ashford
[ Big Characters Day Different Everybody Fact Going Other Part Reasons See Show Some Tuning Watches Were]
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. Albert Finney
[ Character Deep Emotion Feels Go Into Life Memory Mix Must Own Sad Vault]
I probably spent the first 20 years of my life wanting to be as American as possible. Through my 20s, and into my 30s, I began to become aware of how so much of my art and architecture has a decidedly Eastern character. Maya Lin
[ American Architecture Art Aware Become Began Character Decidedly Eastern First How Into Life Much Possible Probably Spent Through Wanting Years]
Start as early as you can. Make tapes of your characters. Tara Strong
[ Characters Early Make Start Tapes Your]
I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really. Tennessee Williams
[ Another Characters Desperate Easier Found Fragile Frightened Hysteria Identify Life Out Person Reach Really Seemingly Strong These Upon Verge Were]
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. Juliette Binoche
[ Being Characters Choose Chose Contrary Full Life Never Sad Them Thought Tragedy]
I always think of the character as being me. But me wearing a 'coat', which may be a different way of speaking, moving or regarding other people. To me, acting is pretending, just like kids playing, only you pretend as if it were really, really real. Fred Melamed
[ Acting Always Being Character Coat Different Just Kids May Moving Only Other Playing Pretend Pretending Real Really Regarding Speaking Think Way Wearing Were Which]
I was thinking about what I wanted to write next, after my first novel, and had decided that I wanted to write a story with a lot of strong female characters in it. Joan D. Vinge
[ After Characters Decided Female First Had Lot Next Novel Story Strong Thinking Wanted Write]
The only problem with the way they do my character is that they have her get redeemed too early. Hunter Tylo
[ Character Early Get Her Only Problem Redeemed Too Way]
An ignorant person with a bad character is like an unarmed robber, but a learned person with a blog is a robber fully armed. Mickey Kaus
[ Armed Bad Blog Character Fully Ignorant Learned Person Robber Unarmed]
I really was a fan of his and always have been - his writing especially, you know? I think people a lot of times overlook that part, because he kind of got into that party character so heavy. Alan Jackson
[ Always Because Been Character Especially Fan Got Heavy His Into Kind Know Lot Overlook Part Party Really Think Times Writing]
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. Joe Baca
[ Broken Character Citizenship Fixed Good Hardworking Immigration Need Needs Our Path Provides Real Reform System Towards]
People will always consider me a cartoon character, a bimbo. They will never give me credit. Jessica Hahn
[ Always Bimbo Cartoon Character Consider Credit Give Never Will]
People who work on the user interface side need to have empathy as a key characteristic. But if you are writing device drivers you don't really need to understand humans so well. Andy Hertzfeld
[ Characteristic Device Drivers Empathy Humans Interface Key Need Really Side Understand User Well Work Writing]
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. Garth Ennis
[ Although Characters Choose Could Find Kind Myself Need Now Pick Position Prepared Really Shown Where Work Would]
As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character. Matt LeBlanc
[ Actor Believe Biggest Book Character Compliment Get Someone]
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. Lizzy Caplan
[ Been Biggest Bring Character Departure Elements Every Freaks Geeks Girl Now Own Personality Played Playing Pretty Shy Similar Sort Subordinate Think Try Would]
Until we all start to take responsibility, until we do all we can to improve the character of our communities, we'll never break the cycle of violence and indifference. Carrie P. Meek
[ Break Character Communities Cycle Improve Indifference Never Our Responsibility Start Take Until Violence]
This character's entirely invented, and the woman that I interviewed wouldn't recognize herself, or really anything about herself, in this book, which she hasn't read, because she doesn't read English. Arthur Golden
[ Anything Because Book Character English Entirely Hasn Herself Interviewed Invented Read Really Recognize She Which Woman]
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. Gabriel Byrne
[ Bad Character Find Good Interpreting Once Portray Rule Said Somebody Thumb]
No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Ascribe Author Character Consistent Drew Ever Forced Human Inconsistencies Many Nature]
All thought must, directly or indirectly, by way of certain characters, relate ultimately to intuitions, and therefore, with us, to sensibility, because in no other way can an object be given to us. Immanuel Kant
[ Because Certain Characters Directly Given Indirectly Intuitions Must Object Other Relate Sensibility Therefore Thought Ultimately Us Way]
Being a former dancer, classical dancer, it informed me as a human being just in terms of the grace I guess. Ballet is a very graceful form of art. You also become very aware of your body and your mind and your body is working in conjunction. That kind of helps you in acting as well. It's not only using your mind, it's like making your mind communicate this character into your body so that you can bring it to life and physicalize it. Zoe Saldana
[ Acting Also Art Aware Ballet Become Being Body Bring Character Classical Communicate Conjunction Dancer Form Former Grace Graceful Guess Helps Human Informed Into Just Kind Life Making Mind Only Terms Using Very Well Worki]
Christian teaching about sex is not a set of isolated prohibitions; it is an integral part of what the Bible has to say about living in such a way that our lives communicate the character of God. Rowan D. Williams
[ Bible Character Christian Communicate God Integral Isolated Lives Living Our Part Say Set Sex Such Teaching Way]
The head writer loves that my character is a boor. Rob Corddry
[ Character Head Loves Writer]
I'm really excited, because the character, Jules, is a really awesome character. I'm really excited to be playing her, and overall, I'm really excited to be getting back to my acting roots. Maria Menounos
[ Acting Awesome Back Because Character Excited Getting Her Jules Overall Playing Really Roots]
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. Aristotle
[ Almost Called Character Effective May Means Most Persuasion]
I don't think you can ever completely transform yourself on film, but if you do your job well, you can make people believe that you're the character you're trying to be. Frances McDormand
[ Believe Character Completely Ever Film Job Make Think Transform Trying Well Your Yourself]
M*A*S*H offered real characters and everybody identified with them because they had such soul. The humor was intelligent and it always assumed that you had an intellect. Loretta Swit
[ Always Assumed Because Characters Everybody Had Humor Identified Intellect Intelligent Offered Real Soul Such Them]
I think if you work as an actress and are supposed as a character to be in love with some actor, then to some extent you do have to be in love with him. Dorothy Stratten
[ Actor Actress Character Extent Him Love Some Supposed Then Think Work]
In the forty years of the people's republic, some of the worst historical traits were preserved in our people. These included even the common characteristics developed in the economic reality of the time of partitions in the 17th and 18th centuries. Andrzej Wajda
[ Centuries Characteristics Common Developed Economic Even Forty Historical Included Our Partitions Preserved Reality Republic Some These Time Traits Were Worst Years]
Every actor wants to have a character that changes, that has some kind of movement, that gets from point A to point B, that doesn't just supply one note. Jeffrey Jones
[ Actor Changes Character Every Gets Just Kind Movement Note Point Some Supply Wants]
The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition. Sigmund Freud
[ Ambition Bed Between Character Connection Intimate Neurotics Psychoanalysis Recognize Taught Trait Us]
There is less pressure as a character actor. It generally means that you will be acting for all of your life, which is my intention. It is not my intention to just be a rich and famous person, that would be pretty boring. Tim Roth
[ Acting Actor Boring Character Famous Generally Intention Just Less Life Means Person Pressure Pretty Rich Which Will Would Your]
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. Eli Wallach
[ Character Complete Curtain Down Experience Go Hours Lights Live Only Play Start Theater Today Two Up Us Well]
Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people. Cornelia Funke
[ Books Characters Every Feeling Knows More Reader Real Seem Than]
It is very hard to separate one's self from a character. Sometimes the people closest to me have to be very understanding. Halle Berry
[ Character Closest Hard Self Separate Sometimes Understanding Very]
I think that the episodes are like mini horror films really; the characters make bad decisions early on and these things just snowball for them and get worse and worse. And that's what I find funny. Dave Rowntree
[ Bad Characters Decisions Early Episodes Films Find Funny Get Horror Just Make Mini Really Snowball Them These Things Think Worse]
That's one of those things that will really hurt me personally, if I label a character or think about what it might do if it were to do well. I just try to do a good job with it. Luke Wilson
[ Character Good Hurt Job Just Label Might Personally Really Things Think Those Try Well Were Will]
The character of Rosie is based on a woman who used to live in the same apartment building I lived in many years ago. She's taken on a life of her own, of course. Sue Grafton
[ Ago Apartment Based Building Character Course Her Life Live Lived Many Own Rosie Same She Taken Used Woman Years]
I always believed in my characters. I lived them. Irene Dunne
[ Always Believed Characters Lived Them]
It is no accident that I made Cartoon Town a simple little village - in many ways it mirrored my home town. And, yes, many of my puppet characters took on some of the more eccentric characteristics of people I knew there. William Jackson
[ Accident Cartoon Characteristics Characters Eccentric Home Knew Little Made Many More Puppet Simple Some Took Town Village Ways Yes]
My character in 'Prison Break' needs to be formidable. In reality, I'm not very tough at all. Wentworth Miller
[ Break Character Formidable Needs Prison Reality Tough Very]
So the laughs had to come from the character, not because we had balloons in our shirts or were speaking in high voices. That was very important to us. Kevin McDonald
[ Balloons Because Character Come Had High Important Laughs Our Shirts Speaking Us Very Voices Were]
I play a recurring role for a character named Doctor Imo. I assist the villain and show up from time to time. Keir Dullea
[ Assist Character Doctor Named Play Recurring Role Show Time Up Villain]
Every article on these islands has an almost personal character, which gives this simple life, where all art is unknown, something of the artistic beauty of medieval life. John Millington Synge
[ Almost Art Article Artistic Beauty Character Every Gives Islands Life Medieval Personal Simple Something These Unknown Where Which]
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. Dennis Franz
[ Able Adapt Been Big Change Changes Characters Different Given Left Lines New Nicely Opportunities Place Since Story Taken Us Year]
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty. Zig Ziglar
[ Balanced Character Faith Foundation Honesty Integrity Love Loyalty Stones Success]
Trial. A formal inquiry designed to prove and put upon record the blameless characters of judges, advocates and jurors. Ambrose Bierce
[ Advocates Blameless Characters Designed Formal Inquiry Judges Jurors Prove Put Record Trial Upon]
General Custer was a close observer and student of personal character. Buffalo Bill
[ Character Close Custer General Observer Personal Student]
It is definitely a challenge to play Nathan, but the more different he is from myself, the more interesting the character becomes for me. James Lafferty
[ Becomes Challenge Character Definitely Different Interesting More Myself Nathan Play]
One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project. Denis Waitley
[ Always Characteristic Look Project Themselves Upon Winners Yourself]
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. Stephen Ambrose
[ Became Came Character Choice First Nation New Our President Republican Rock Solid Stand Unanimous Virtues Washington Which Why]
Eyes lie if you ever look into them for the character of the person. Stevie Wonder
[ Character Ever Eyes Into Lie Look Person Them]
I hope that doing truthful portrayals of people in a variety of circumstances gives people a kind of subterranean link to those characters. Mira Sorvino
[ Characters Circumstances Doing Gives Hope Kind Link Subterranean Those Truthful Variety]
The highest qualities of character... must be earned. Lyman Abbott
[ Character Earned Highest Must Qualities]
For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance characters as part of my series. Frank Bruno
[ Characters Example Greek Part Renaissance Roman Series Strong Using]
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. Billy Graham
[ Character Health Lost Nothing Something Wealth]
Every man should be considered as having a right to the character which he deserves; that is, to be spoken of according to his actions. James Mill
[ According Actions Character Considered Deserves Every Having His Man Right Should Spoken Which]
States are as the men, they grow out of human characters. Plato
[ Characters Grow Human Men Out States]
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. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
[ Alternatives Always Between Bring Characteristic Chosen Decide Decision Excellence Forced Fore Issues Make Man Momentous Strong Them Themselves Weak]
The great hope of society is in individual character. William Ellery Channing
[ Character Great Hope Individual Society]
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. Camilla Belle
[ Able Back Because Bring Character Comes Emotions Forth Go Hard Into Just Living Myself Naturally Work]
Prison make you a better judge of character. You pick up on people much faster. Suge Knight
[ Better Character Faster Judge Make Much Pick Prison Up]
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. Daisy Fuentes
[ Able Awe Been Character Concentrate Everybody Job Know Movie Much Set Think Would]
We had to do the same thing here. To top that sequel was quite a task. Mike had a couple of good conceptual humour and character ideas, which got me back into it. Jay Roach
[ Back Character Conceptual Couple Good Got Had Here Humour Ideas Into Mike Quite Same Sequel Task Thing Top Which]
I don't much believe in the idea of characters. I write with words, that is all. Whether those words are put in the mouth of this or that character does not matter to me. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Believe Character Characters Does Idea Matter Mouth Much Put Those Whether Words Write]
I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage. Anne Tyler
[ Appear Appearance Artificial Background Book Calculated Character Details Early Ever Family History Lifts Long More Much Notes Novel Stage Than Think Will Write]
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. William Devane
[ After Age Character Find Series Sustain Trying Week]
It is characteristic that this should take place just when it is becoming more and more clear to all who think about the matter, that technically and economically we have left the territorial state behind us. Christian Lous Lange
[ Becoming Behind Characteristic Clear Economically Just Left Matter More Place Should State Take Technically Territorial Think Us]
It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't really suddenly give someone gray hair. Alison Bechdel
[ Age Because Character Give Gray Hair Hard Really Someone Suddenly Thing]
An absolutely different and distinctive character. George Edmund Street
[ Absolutely Character Different Distinctive]
I don't want to do an action movie, because I've acted in them, and they're so boring to do, because they're so technical. The headache of that is daunting. But, if it were an action movie with really interesting characters, how great would that be? Tony Goldwyn
[ Acted Action Because Boring Characters Daunting Great Headache How Interesting Movie Really Technical Them Want Were Would]
I lost 30 pounds to play my character in 'The Mexican', but people don't take to skinny mafia men, and I don't feel right when I'm thin. James Gandolfini
[ Character Feel Lost Mafia Men Mexican Play Pounds Right Skinny Take Thin]
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. Ron Chernow
[ Because Capital Characteristics Cultural Different Financial London New Paris Political Special York]
I'm a character actor so I've jumped around to all kinds of things. Joe Mantegna
[ Actor Around Character Jumped Kinds Things]
Character is power. Booker T. Washington Power
[ Character Power]
The man that makes a character, makes foes. Edward Young
[ Character Foes Makes Man]
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. Orlando Bloom
[ Am Cast Character Directors Doing Forward Go Looking Material Mean Movies Other Smaller Some Something Then Think Yeah]
I always go with the story and character and if those are good and if the setting is something that's scary (horror films seem to always take place at night and the weather's always bad) then I might be interested. David Naughton
[ Always Bad Character Films Go Good Horror Interested Might Night Place Scary Seem Setting Something Story Take Then Those Weather]
Through his mastery of storytelling techniques, he has managed to separate his character, in the public mind, from his actions as president. He has, in short, mesmerized us with that steady gaze. James Nathan Miller
[ Actions Character Gaze His Managed Mastery Mesmerized Mind President Public Separate Short Steady Storytelling Techniques Through Us]
I don't always set stories in villages, more often in towns. But always in smallish communities because the characters' actions are more visible there, and the dramatic tension is heightened. Joanna Trollope
[ Actions Always Because Characters Communities Dramatic Heightened More Often Set Stories Tension Towns Villages Visible]
French and German illustrate the misleading character of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well. Edward Sapir
[ Apparent Character French German Grammatical Illustrate Just Misleading Simplicity Well]
Every relationship between two individuals or two groups will be characterized by the ratio of secrecy that is involved in it. Georg Simmel
[ Between Characterized Every Groups Individuals Involved Ratio Relationship Secrecy Two Will]
If I had been born with an aggressive character, then maybe my palmares would have been longer. Miguel Indurain
[ Aggressive Been Born Character Had Longer Maybe Then Would]
It is common to distinguish necessaries, comforts, and luxuries; the first class including all things required to meet wants which must be satisfied, while the latter consist of things that meet wants of a less urgent character. Alfred Marshall
[ Character Class Comforts Common Consist Distinguish First Including Latter Less Luxuries Meet Must Necessaries Required Satisfied Things Urgent Wants Which While]
It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different. Brandon Routh
[ Because Been Character Different Drastically Ego Energy Important Just Make Need Performance Similar Too Would]
For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character. Ferdinand Mount
[ Action Any Been Cautious Century Character Court Criticism Decidedly Expressing First Governmental Half High Independence Judges Judiciary Point Subordinate Timidity]
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance. Charles Henry Parkhurst
[ Character Continuance Down Impulse Into Steady]
Misery, mutilation, destruction, terror, starvation and death characterize the process of war and form a principal part of the product. Louis Mumford
[ Characterize Death Destruction Form Misery Mutilation Part Principal Process Product Starvation Terror War]
It is characteristic of the epistemological tradition to present us with partial scenarios and then to demand whole or categorical answers as it were. Avrum Stroll
[ Answers Characteristic Demand Partial Present Scenarios Then Tradition Us Were Whole]
I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been. Margaret Mahy
[ Been Book Characters Collection House However Knew Land Life Mainly May Models None Occupied Old Once Rather Smiles Students Their These Though True Varied Way Were Young]
Research programmes, besides their negative heuristic, are also characterized by their positive heuristic. Imre Lakatos
[ Also Besides Characterized Heuristic Negative Positive Programmes Research Their]
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character. Hosea Ballou
[ Character Children Commences Education Every Formation Hearsay Knee Little Mother Spoken Tends Toward Within Word]
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. Robert Emmet
[ Among Character Country Earth Epitaph Her Man May Nations Place Shall Takes Then Vindicated Write Written]
There were time when I was into method acting that I did have moments of residual character emotions, because the method bases your emotional responses as a character on emotional experiences from your real life. Corin Nemec
[ Acting Bases Because Character Did Emotional Emotions Experiences Into Life Method Moments Real Residual Responses Time Were Your]
There was one very special scene at the end of the film. My character, Zhao Di, has been sick. She wakes up and her mother tells her that the man she loves has come back from the city and had spent the day by her bedside. Zhang Ziyi
[ Back Bedside Been Character City Come Day Di End Film Had Her Loves Man Mother Scene She Sick Special Spent Tells Up Very Wakes]
It's kind of ironic that the two sports with the greatest characters, boxing and horse racing, have both been on the decline. In both cases it's for the lack of a suitable hero. Dick Schaap
[ Been Both Boxing Cases Characters Decline Greatest Hero Horse Ironic Kind Lack Racing Sports Suitable Two]
Character is the result of two things: mental attitude and the way we spend our time. Elbert Hubbard
[ Attitude Character Mental Our Result Spend Things Time Two Way]
An adventure game is nothing more than a good story set with engaging puzzles that fit seamlessly in with the story and the characters, and looks and sounds beautiful. Roberta Williams
[ Adventure Beautiful Characters Engaging Fit Game Good Looks More Nothing Puzzles Seamlessly Set Sounds Story Than]
If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel characters I would like to write. Garth Ennis
[ Characters Comics Few Look Marvel Very Would Write]
I've played four characters now, my latest one being Sandor the gypsy. Thayer David
[ Being Characters Four Gypsy Latest Now Played]
We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance... And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us. Joan D. Vinge
[ Appearance Basic Blueprint Born Change Characteristics Experiences Genetic Health Know Lays Life Our Out Personality Physical Unique Us Well Which Yet]
As Ralph's character begins to discover the political thriller aspect of the film, he falls deeper in love with his wife, so the two run together. That's the beauty of this film. It has fast pace and excitement, but it also has heart and soul. Rachel Weisz
[ Also Aspect Beauty Begins Character Deeper Discover Excitement Falls Fast Film Heart His Love Pace Political Ralph Run Soul Thriller Together Two Wife]
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. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Attributes Change Character Conviction Defining Essential Freedom Happened Importantly Liberty Love Most National Nothing Our Remain]
In the past, TSR and now Wizards of the Coast have asked me to do game stats for my characters, and I'm never comfortable doing that. It's all relative after all. R. A. Salvatore
[ After Asked Characters Coast Comfortable Doing Game Never Now Past Relative Stats Wizards]
It's a slight stretch of the imagination but most people are alike in most ways so I've never had any trouble identifying with the character that I'm playing. Jack Nicholson
[ Alike Any Character Had Identifying Imagination Most Never Playing Slight Stretch Trouble Ways]
You have to play the logic of a character. Emily Watson
[ Character Logic Play]
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. Dan Castellaneta
[ Any Anywhere Budgetary Characters Even Go Had However Issues Perpetuity Run Show Simpsons Think World Worry]
I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory. Elie Wiesel
[ Best Characteristic Desire Jewish Marvel Memory Obsession Other Remember Resilience Such Their]
There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader. Rudy Giuliani
[ Able Being Beliefs Characteristic Great Having Important Leader Make Many Most Popular Qualities Stick Strong Them Through Times Unpopular]
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought. Lin Yutang Humor
[ Change Character Chemical Conceive Function Humor Our Thought]
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold. Euripides
[ Characters Gold Little Moment Only Our Stays Steadfast Us Wealth]
It was amazing that during rehearsals, without any of the costume on, the character was there complete. It just happened. Half the time, I didn't know I was doing it. Peter Mayhew
[ Amazing Any Character Complete Costume Doing During Half Happened Just Know Rehearsals Time Without]
It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art. Walter Hagen
[ Addition Art Beauty Character Constitutes Romantic Strangeness]
The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions. Audre Lorde
[ Belief Characterized Heady Instantaneous Sixties Solutions Were]
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. Harvey Fierstein
[ Aids Apart Because Change Characters Critics Going Had How Lives Picked Play Safe Sex Talked Their Thought Untrue Which]
In the case of Elektra I really wasn't sure I could pull it off. There were so many intellectual leaps. My character, Stick, is blind, but he can see better than most people. So I had trouble kind of finding the logic. Terence Stamp
[ Better Blind Case Character Could Elektra Finding Had Intellectual Kind Leaps Logic Many Most Off Pull Really See Stick Sure Than Trouble Were]
I think you can find yourself on one of these shows for a long period of time and think that all you'll ever be able to do is that character. Certainly people think of you that way. William Petersen
[ Able Certainly Character Ever Find Long Period Shows These Think Time Way Yourself]
Simplicity in character, in manners, in style; in all things the supreme excellence is simplicity. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Character Excellence Manners Simplicity Style Supreme Things]
It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes. Arianna Huffington
[ Abilities Attempt Attitudes Between Characteristics Differences Disastrous Female Fit Force Futile Into Keeping Masculine Pattern Pretense Sexes Skills Specifically Suppress Their Them Up Women Would]
Failure's not a bad thing. It builds character. It makes you stronger. Billy Dee Williams
[ Bad Builds Character Failure Makes Stronger Thing]
I go through a whole process with the actors first, building and creating characters, then I encourage them to sort of live in that character when they're in the screen. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Actors Building Character Characters Creating Encourage First Go Live Process Screen Sort Them Then Through Whole]
I try to find what makes even the worst, most despicable character sympathetic at his or her core. Len Wein
[ Character Core Despicable Even Find Her His Makes Most Sympathetic Try Worst]
I've played a heroin addict and a speed freak and dark characters throughout my career. Meg Ryan
[ Addict Career Characters Dark Freak Played Speed Throughout]
The only person who had any control was Jonathan Harris. His character was so flamboyant that he was able to make things happen. My character was fairly one-dimensional, so I had my relationship with Dr. Smith and with the family. Mark Goddard
[ Able Any Character Control Dr Fairly Family Flamboyant Had Happen Harris His Jonathan Make One-Dimensional Only Person Relationship Smith Things]
My character and good name are in my own keeping. Life with disgrace is dreadful. A glorious death is to be envied. Horatio Nelson
[ Character Death Disgrace Dreadful Envied Glorious Good Keeping Life Name Own]
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. Robert Fitzgerald
[ Because Breathed Certainly Characters Ear Formed His Homer Language Lived Never Pages Saw Those Tongue Tradition Which Whole]
I often concentrate on the eyes and lips, they are great indicators of mood and feeling, and I find that I can project character into my portraits by bringing the viewer's attention to these areas. Robert Ryan
[ Areas Attention Bringing Character Concentrate Eyes Feeling Find Great Indicators Into Lips Mood Often Portraits Project These Viewer]
The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air. Mary McCarthy
[ Air Always American Among Any Bad Beggars Character European Even Eyes Gives Greater Had Haircut Humanity Just Looks Our Professional Rate Rather Than Too Which]
One thing I hate in movies is when the camera starts circling around the characters. I find that totally fake. Takeshi Kitano
[ Around Camera Characters Circling Fake Find Hate Movies Starts Thing Totally]
The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers, even if he bears a real person's name, is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations, he passes the test. Stephen Vizinczey
[ Bears Between Character Comes Even Imaginations Life Name Needs Only Our Passes Person Possess Real Test Virtue Vitality]
My character was kidnapped by the Terminator and I was kidnapped by the Terminator production. Claire Danes
[ Character Kidnapped Production Terminator]
All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy. John Ruskin
[ Characterize Effect External Fallacy Falseness Feelings Generally Impressions Our Pathetic Produce Same Things Us Violent Which Would]
To start your life as a character of 120 years when you are in your late thirties, and then go back in time about 20 years later to play the same character who is your own age then, its very complicated, but very interesting. Ian McDiarmid
[ Age Back Character Complicated Go Interesting Late Later Life Own Play Same Start Then Thirties Time Very Years Your]
You play your character and it isn't right to step out of it. You have to stay in that character. Robert Goulet
[ Character Out Play Right Stay Step Your]
I hadn't done just a straight-out comedy in a long time, just letting an ensemble do really good character acting, having them carry the movie as in my earlier pictures. Brian De Palma
[ Acting Carry Character Comedy Done Earlier Ensemble Good Hadn Having Just Letting Long Movie Pictures Really Them Time]
At first, I didn't realize it was gonna be a character. I just thought I was gonna be doing me. Larry David
[ Character Doing First Gonna Just Realize Thought]
The character of the artist doesn't enter into the nature of the art. Lucian Freud
[ Art Artist Character Enter Into Nature]
The more you are known, the more difficult it is to hide behind characters. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Behind Characters Difficult Hide Known More]
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. Sadie Frost
[ Begun Character Fit Getting Ghetto Jews Just Out Playing Polish Story Strong Training Type Very Warsaw Weapons Woman]
A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism - a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else. Richard Hofstadter
[ Anything Being Center Character Criticism Else Essential Free Inquiry Sacrificed Thing University]
I've gone very far, far away, but my character keeps me close to home. Fran Drescher
[ Away Character Close Far Gone Home Keeps Very]
Well first of all, it's hard to shoot a movie and break for a long time and then come back and do, in a sense, one of the biggest scenes that each character had. Dustin Hoffman
[ Back Biggest Break Character Come Each First Had Hard Long Movie Scenes Sense Shoot Then Time Well]
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. Jenna Elfman
[ Characters Could Dharma Enjoy Even Excited Fans Find Gain Generation Her New Out Remind Show]
Yes, I love playing cartoony characters. Been known for that. Joan Collins
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