Quotations that match 'character'.

I brought my personality and sense of wonder and I think they wrote as much of my personality as they could. I do not go around kicking butt and saving the universe all the time but they tried to capture me as best as they could in the character. Gil Gerard
[ Around Best Brought Capture Character Could Go Kicking Much Personality Saving Sense Think Time Tried Universe Wonder Wrote]
The more you are known, the more difficult it is to hide behind characters. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Behind Characters Difficult Hide Known More]
I was able to work out all sorts of attitudes to style and event and character, all of which affected the way I came to think about my own writing. I believe that all good writers are original. Margaret Mahy
[ Able Affected Attitudes Believe Came Character Event Good Original Out Own Sorts Style Think Way Which Work Writers Writing]
In terms of the character itself, I can't really say that I find anything really difficult. I enjoy the character so much I don't perceive difficulty in trying to be him. It's just a matter of how do we get there. Ron Glass
[ Anything Character Difficult Difficulty Enjoy Find Get Him How Itself Just Matter Much Perceive Really Say Terms Trying]
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]
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'd like to play nothing but good characters. Joan Leslie
[ Characters Good Nothing Play]
If I'm doing my job as an actor, the audience knows everything I know about the character. Liev Schreiber
[ Actor Audience Character Doing Everything Job Know Knows]
Walking into a show when I was 16, at that time when it was the No. 1 hit show, and replacing a character comes with so many expectations. I felt a lot of pressure with that. Sarah Chalke
[ Character Comes Expectations Felt Hit Into Lot Many Pressure Replacing Show Time Walking]
It was kind of scary because working with Woody Allen becomes sort of a big deal in your mind. He directs in that Woody Allen character some of the time - he has these idiosyncrasies that are really charming and funny. Radha Mitchell
[ Allen Because Becomes Big Character Charming Deal Directs Funny Idiosyncrasies Kind Mind Really Scary Some Sort These Time Woody Working Your]
During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think. Bernard Baruch
[ Ability Away Character Done During Individual Need None Revolutions Succession Technological Them Think Whole Witnessed Years]
This was a mutual relationship, mutual on all levels, right from the way it started and all the way through. I don't accept that he had to completely desecrate my character. Monica Lewinsky
[ Accept Character Completely Had Levels Mutual Relationship Right Started Through Way]
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]
My character is meant to know nothing about rap, and not to like it very much, but I know about it, because my kids make me listen to it. There's some rap I do like very much. I like Eminem, Blackalicious. Harrison Ford
[ Because Character Eminem Kids Know Listen Make Meant Much Nothing Rap Some Very]
Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing. Ilya Ehrenburg
[ Character Development Education Given Knowledge Outstripped Rather Than Today Upbringing Young]
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]
Progressive art can assist people to learn not only about the objective forces at work in the society in which they live, but also about the intensely social character of their interior lives. Ultimately, it can propel people toward social emancipation. Salvador Dali
[ Also Art Assist Character Emancipation Forces Intensely Interior Learn Live Lives Objective Only Progressive Propel Social Society Their Toward Ultimately Which Work]
Character is what a man is in the dark. Dwight L. Moody
[ Character Dark Man]
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]
A character I would love to play is Iago, from Othello. Tim Roth
[ Character Love Othello Play Would]
Where was Paris Hilton a year ago? She's a fabulous character to write about. Jackie Collins
[ Ago Character Fabulous Hilton Paris She Where Write Year]
The safest general characterization of the European philosophical tradition is that it consists of a series of footnotes to Plato. Alfred North Whitehead
[ Characterization Consists European Footnotes General Philosophical Plato Safest Series Tradition]
Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character. P. G. Wodehouse
[ Acquisition Apt Character Deteriorate Golf Success Sudden Unsettle Wealth]
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]
Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner. Aristophanes
[ Bad Breeding Characteristics Horrible Manner Politician Popular Voice Vulgar]
If the people should elect, they will never fail to prefer some man of distinguished character, or services; some man, if he might so speak of continental reputation. Gouverneur Morris
[ Character Continental Distinguished Elect Fail Man Might Never Prefer Reputation Services Should Some Speak Will]
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]
I think initially we wanted to use the first letter of the character's name. We thought S was perfect. Joe Shuster
[ Character First Initially Letter Name Perfect Think Thought Use Wanted]
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]
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]
It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive character. James Weldon Johnson
[ American Blues Called Character Derives Distinctive May Most Music]
If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors. Jason Statham
[ Able Actors Characters Colorful Confidence Good Got Great Home Imagination Kind Know Lot Make Might Saying Then Would]
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 you need people of principle, of character, that are leaders, that take stands on important tough issues that will affect the future of this country. Sean Hannity
[ Affect Character Country Future Important Issues Leaders Need Principle Stands Take Think Tough Will]
For me it's even more interesting, because my character comes out of the shadow. It's a chance to really act emotionally, because the situation is an extreme one. Ian McDiarmid
[ Act Because Chance Character Comes Emotionally Even Extreme Interesting More Out Really Shadow Situation]
The story drove the book. That had a very seminal effect on the way I saw writing and storytelling. If you can set a character in a story that is compelling and has a backbone, you draw people in. Dick Wolf
[ Backbone Book Character Compelling Draw Drove Effect Had Saw Set Story Storytelling Very Way Writing]
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]
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]
True character arises from a deeper well than religion. E. O. Wilson
[ Arises Character Deeper Religion Than True Well]
But the character was so successful, that first one, that they wrote him again and he came in right at the end of the first year in a show called THE BOX. I was up for the Emmy for that one too. Gavin MacLeod
[ Again Box Called Came Character Emmy End First Him Right Show Successful Too Up Wrote Year]
Unlike life, you've got more or less complete control over what's going on in your stories. That's not to say you can make characters do whatever you want them to - they usually have a life of their own if you've done your job properly. Paul Kane
[ Characters Complete Control Done Going Got Job Less Life Make More Over Own Properly Say Stories Their Them Unlike Usually Want Whatever Your]
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 think the thing is with a movie that has this much science fiction in it; you need characters who are more science fact, if you know what I mean, than they are human. Joe Morton
[ Characters Fact Fiction Human Know Mean More Movie Much Need Science Than Thing Think]
I tried to copy some of his mannerisms at first but it didn't work. And then I just let the spirit of the character grow in me and it just took its rightful place. I started to speak the lines and it felt right. Derek Luke
[ Character Copy Felt First Grow His Just Lines Mannerisms Place Right Rightful Some Speak Spirit Started Then Took Tried Work]
I really enjoy the writing process because I can do it from my house. I can create these characters and take them in the different directions that I want to take them. You have a lot of freedom as a writer. Rick Schroder
[ Because Characters Create Different Directions Enjoy Freedom House Lot Process Really Take Them These Want Writer Writing]
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]
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within. Titus Maccius Plautus
[ Adorned Beauty Character Comes Fortune Gift Jewels Rather Than While Within Would]
I'm a character actor, so I don't take the hit if the movie's bad, the lead does. So, I don't want to be the lead. He takes the hit, I don't. Brion James
[ Actor Bad Character Does Hit Lead Movie Take Takes Want]
The Law is one aspect of a much more concrete and encompassing relation than the relation between commanding and obeying that characterizes the imperative. Paul Ricoeur
[ Aspect Between Characterizes Commanding Concrete Imperative Law More Much Obeying Relation Than]
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]
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]
Sometimes I would like the opportunity to do character-driven comedy and that's really what I was trying to do in Meet The Parents. I think in a way this is a more old fashioned type of comedy. Jay Roach
[ Comedy Fashioned Meet More Old Opportunity Parents Really Sometimes Think Trying Type Way Would]
I'm a character actor at heart. Shuler Hensley
[ Actor Character Heart]
It's not like my old self - I'm not in character anymore, I'm me. I'm not hiding behind that anymore. Damon Albarn
[ Anymore Behind Character Hiding Old Self]
Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny. Charles Reade
[ Act Character Destiny Habit Reap Sow]
I try to always stretch myself to fit the characters that have been presented. Kathy Bates
[ Always Been Characters Fit Myself Presented Stretch Try]
I did private study for about a month, five days a week, six hours a day. I came to understand the character in ways that I never would've previous to that. I was so innocent in respect to ways of creating characters. Corin Nemec
[ Came Character Characters Creating Day Days Did Five Hours Innocent Month Never Previous Private Respect Six Study Understand Ways Week Would]
There are good characters and bad characters. Matt Stone
[ Bad Characters Good]
I find that when I play reality-based characters, it is only as fun for me if I have a lot of time to do research. If I don't it just isn't exciting but if I do, it can be fun because I can learn about that person and the world that they live in and I can become somebody else. Daryl Hannah
[ Because Become Characters Else Exciting Find Fun Just Learn Live Lot Only Person Play Reality-Based Research Somebody Time World]
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]
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]
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]
It is as if Clinton had called one of the most respected character witnesses in all of U.S. history to testify that the primal urge has a most distinguished presidential pedigree. Joseph J. Ellis
[ Called Character Clinton Distinguished Had History Most Pedigree Presidential Primal Respected Testify Urge Witnesses]
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]
I'm a geeky toy collector, and to have toys of your own characters is unbelievably cool. Craig McCracken
[ Characters Collector Cool Geeky Own Toy Toys Unbelievably Your]
There is something I feel when I animate something; you can never really understand the character you're animating unless you've had the opportunity to turn it around. Once you've done that, you know it is a three-dimensional object. Marc Davis
[ Animate Animating Around Character Done Feel Had Know Never Object Once Opportunity Really Something Three-Dimensional Three-Dimensional Turn Understand Unless]
As much as most of the actors were kind of curious to know what their character meant in relation to the script and to the plot, they really were quite happy to be part of the adventure of not knowing. Radha Mitchell
[ Actors Adventure Character Curious Happy Kind Know Knowing Meant Most Much Part Plot Quite Really Relation Script Their Were]
Our characters were antiseptic but we weren't. And if you remember what we did on BATMAN, as the scripts were written very funny, we played them very straight. Burt Ward
[ Batman Characters Did Funny Our Played Remember Scripts Straight Them Very Were Weren Written]
Though intelligence is powerless to modify character, it is a dab hand at finding euphemisms for its weaknesses. Quentin Crisp
[ Character Finding Hand Intelligence Modify Powerless Though Weaknesses]
For four years doing that same character all the time kind of bothered me. Butit opened up a lot of doors. Lloyd Bridges
[ Bothered Character Doing Doors Four Kind Lot Opened Same Time Up Years]
There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do indeed have a soul. Jean Cocteau
[ Characters Indeed Love Many Soul Souls Those Too Wood Wooden]
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character. Grenville Kleiser
[ Character Constant Develop Greatness Self-Control Self-Discipline]
The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it... It's a great outlet. I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Acting Actually Am Another Best Change Character Day Every Get Great Lose Myself Outlet Paid Really Seems Sure Thing]
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]
And very often the influence exerted on a person's character by the amount of his income is hardly less, if it is less, than that exerted by the way in which it is earned. Alfred Marshall
[ Amount Character Earned Exerted Hardly His Income Influence Less Often Person Than Very Way Which]
God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech. Marcus Fabius Quintilian
[ All-Powerful Animals Architect Character Creator Distinguish Faculty God Him Impressed Man Nature Other Proper Speech World]
Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself. Paul Bryant
[ Care Character Class Display Itself Pride Show Takes Winning]
Frank Marth also played many characters with us, and like George Petrie, he was worth his weight in gold. Audrey Meadows
[ Also Characters Frank George Gold His Many Played Us Weight Worth]
I would assume most people hate my character. But I'm hoping that I'm the character you love to hate. Charlotte Ross
[ Assume Character Hate Hoping Love Most Would]
In the perception of the incongruous stimuli, the recognition process is temporarily thwarted and exhibits characteristics which are generally not observable in the recognition of more conventional stimuli. Jerome Bruner
[ Characteristics Conventional Exhibits Generally Incongruous More Observable Perception Process Recognition Stimuli Temporarily Thwarted Which]
You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know. Gaston Bachelard
[ Characteristic Did Know Knowing Our Progress Scientific]
The Royal Festival Hall in London is nice; people hang out there. I think this inviting, non-exclusive character is very important. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Character Festival Hall Hang Important Inviting London Nice Out Royal Think Very]
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]
I'm always looking for a low-budget script with an interesting character to play. Walter Koenig
[ Always Character Interesting Looking Low-Budget Play Script]
I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books. Simon Callow
[ Anything Books Character Feature Get Him His Kind Life Literary Little Lot Really Scripts Sent Understand Victorian Which]
Mike Leigh encourages you to choose a person that you know to base your character on. You write a whole list of people that you know and you go through that list in great depth with him. And then he chooses one of those people from your list. Jane Horrocks
[ Base Character Choose Chooses Depth Encourages Go Great Him Know Leigh List Mike Person Then Those Through Whole Write Your]
The Little Friend is a long book. It's also completely different from my first novel: different landscape, different characters, different use of language and diction, different approach to story. Donna Tartt
[ Also Approach Book Characters Completely Diction Different First Friend Landscape Language Little Long Novel Story Use]
A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance. T. S. Eliot
[ Causes Character Diminished Importance Insignificance Knowledge Necessarily Our Passion Toothache Violent]
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]
I do not like assassins, or men of low character. Gene Hackman
[ Assassins Character Low Men]
I had no idea of the character. But the moment I was dressed, the clothes and the make-up made me feel the person he was. I began to know him, and by the time I walked onto the stage he was fully born. Charlie Chaplin
[ Began Born Character Clothes Dressed Feel Fully Had Him Idea Know Made Make-Up Moment Onto Person Stage Time Walked]
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]
Each race (or variety) is characterized by a more or less distinct combination of inherited morphological, behavioral, physiological traits. J. Philippe Rushton
[ Behavioral Characterized Combination Distinct Each Inherited Less More Morphological Physiological Race Traits Variety]
Philosophy is tested and characterised by the way in which it appropriates its history. Karl Jaspers
[ Characterised History Philosophy Tested Way Which]
It seems like there's a lot of people who just do not understand satire. They think it's weird. There's people who just don't understand you portray something or just explore a character, it means you're condoning it, saying this is the way to live. Mike Judge
[ Character Explore Just Live Lot Means Portray Satire Saying Seems Something Think Understand Way Weird]
The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character. Margaret Chase Smith
[ Always Character Easy Moral Popular Right Standing Test True Unpopular Way]
In the fairy tale the painting represents the here and now. The book is actually divided into five sections, through which the key character, the muse, leads us. Kit Williams
[ Actually Book Character Divided Fairy Five Here Into Key Leads Muse Now Painting Represents Sections Tale Through Us Which]
What I do is put my characters into situations that are so precarious there is no way to get out. And then I figure how to get them out. Sidney Sheldon
[ Characters Figure Get How Into Out Precarious Put Situations Them Then Way]
The progress of the American Revolution has been so rapid and such the alteration of manners, the blending of characters, and the new train of ideas that almost universally prevail, that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions have been nearly annihilated. Mercy Otis Warren
[ Almost Alteration American Animated Annihilated Been Blending Characters Exertions Ideas Manners Nearly New Noblest Prevail Principles Progress Rapid Revolution Such Train Universally Which]
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]
Technique is of less interest than character and story. William Friedkin
[ Character Interest Less Story Technique Than]
For my own family, I would always choose the makeshift, surrogate family formed by various characters unrelated by blood. Anne Tyler
[ Always Blood Characters Choose Family Formed Own Surrogate Unrelated Various Would]
I guess because I pay so much attention to the physical part of the character, I don't look upon it as like Charlize Theron up there. I don't think of them as like Charlize Theron films. Charlize Theron
[ Attention Because Character Films Guess Look Much Part Pay Physical Them Think Up Upon]
And I'd like to believe that's true, you know, kind of showing gay people in this kind of light and - where it's not about that, it's just about the characters for the first time, like those shows were. Sean Hayes
[ Believe Characters First Gay Just Kind Know Light Showing Shows Those Time True Were Where]
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]
An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own. Walter Bagehot
[ Also Become Characteristics Give His Influential Labour Least Member Mind Money Most Much Only Original Own Parliament Part Pay Sacrifice Such Time Too Which]
I found my niche as a character actor, and I've never felt like a movie star or teen idol and never wanted to. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Character Felt Found Idol Movie Never Niche Star Teen Wanted]
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one. James Anthony Froude
[ Cannot Character Dream Forge Hammer Into Must Yourself]
Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth, once found, would be simple as well as pretty. James D. Watson
[ Adventure Arrogance Belief Both Characterized Found Moves Once Pretty Science Simple Spirit Truth Well Would Youthful]
I just kind of understood it, and I threw my love for others and love for life into the character, and was having a blast. I loved playing Dharma. I loved it! Jenna Elfman
[ Blast Character Dharma Having Into Just Kind Life Love Loved Others Playing Threw Understood]
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 characters are trapped within the lifestyle. It's about what goes on before the movie starts. Sam Mendes
[ Before Characters Goes Lifestyle Movie Starts Trapped Within]
If the guitar synthesizer is really going to stand as a synthesizer on its own, it needs to develop a more characteristic sound; I don' think it's gotten there yet. Andy Summers
[ Characteristic Develop Going Gotten Guitar More Needs Own Really Sound Stand Synthesizer Think Yet]
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]
Any one who believes that any great enterprise of an industrial character can be started without labor must have little experience of life. William Graham Sumner
[ Any Believes Character Enterprise Experience Great Industrial Labor Life Little Must Started Without]
When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. Confucius
[ Character Contrary Examine Inwards Ourselves Persons See Should Them Think Turn Worth]
Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character. Robert Browning Hamilton Faith
[ Character Faith Fear Hope Humanity Love Make Note Sign These]
The one thing I could do was voices and impersonations and weird characters, and there was really no call for that, except on Saturday Night Live. Phil Hartman
[ Call Characters Could Except Impersonations Live Night Really Saturday Thing Voices Weird]
You have to change your mind with every orchestra because every orchestra has a different character. Kurt Masur
[ Because Change Character Different Every Mind Orchestra Your]
Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters. The elder was so much like her, both in looks and character, that whoever saw the daughter saw the mother. Charles Perrault
[ Both Character Daughter Daughters Elder Had Her Looks Mother Much Once Saw Time Two Upon Whoever Widow]
I had a blast, but I still wonder sometimes why they saw me as the perfect guy for this strange character. Mike Myers
[ Blast Character Guy Had Perfect Saw Sometimes Still Strange Why Wonder]
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]
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]
When you do rap albums, you got to train yourself. You got to constantly be in character. Tupac Shakur
[ Albums Character Constantly Got Rap Train Yourself]
Storylines are how characters create the plots involved in their stories. Chelsea Quinn Yarbro
[ Characters Create How Involved Plots Stories Storylines Their]
In creating the Harry Potter artwork, I try to bring a certain amount of realism and believability to the characters and setting, but still add an element of wonder and the unknown. Mary Grandpre
[ Add Amount Artwork Bring Certain Characters Creating Element Harry Potter Realism Setting Still Try Unknown Wonder]
Some of the newer folks in the industry, I'm not sure they are familiar with the term acting. They don't understand what it means to play a character rather than just be a personality. Kathleen Quinlan
[ Acting Character Familiar Folks Industry Just Means Newer Personality Play Rather Some Sure Term Than Understand]
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves. Leon Trotsky
[ Back Character Completely Conditions Customary Defined Depth Fall Human Life Moral Only Out Reserves Reveal Strength Their Themselves Then Thrown]
You can't take a character anywhere they don't expect the character to go. But within those confines is where creativity lies. Richard Price
[ Anywhere Character Confines Creativity Expect Go Lies Take Those Where Within]
Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations. Horace Walpole
[ Beauties Character Comedy Diversified Even Great Half Imitation Just Nature Nor Operations Passions Plot Poetry Rules Situations Their Tragedy]
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character. George Santayana
[ Basis Character Happiness Sanction]
You read about somebody, and it doesn't really matter whether or not they really exist - the point is that you get into them like real characters. John Hartford
[ Characters Exist Get Into Matter Point Read Real Really Somebody Them Whether]
A man's character is his fate. Heraclitus
[ Character Fate His Man]
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]
I don't know what the big issue is about a kiss with Neve Campbell in Wild Things. It's a role, and I think a bigger issue is made out of it. It was a part I took and it's what the character did, so I did it. Denise Richards
[ Big Bigger Campbell Character Did Issue Kiss Know Made Out Part Role Things Think Took Wild]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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've made a wonderful living playing that theatrical character - the professional brassy dame. Ethel Merman
[ Character Dame Living Made Playing Professional Theatrical Wonderful]
I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with. John Ratzenberger
[ Based Character Cliff Grew Improvising Someone Started Up]
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character. Baruch Spinoza
[ Absence Based Character Peace Strength Virtue War]
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all. Brian Tracy
[ Almost Any Better Characteristic Decision Decisiveness Men Than Women]
Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design. Sergio Aragones
[ Character Comes Composition Design Drawing Equilibrium Gag Middle Placing Solution Sometimes Start Then Which Working]
Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home. Henry Drummond
[ Beauty Character Home Learned May Strength Work]
My mother and I will continue on some level that I haven't determined yet. I think my mother's a great character, and I have to say that giving my mother to the world has to be the biggest thrill of my writing career. James Ellroy
[ Biggest Career Character Continue Determined Giving Great Haven Level Mother Say Some Think Thrill Will World Writing Yet]
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]
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]
The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair. Herbert Read
[ Attitude Belief Characteristic Despair Political Positive Today]
I didn't have any confidence in my beauty when I was young. I felt like a character actress, and I still do. Meryl Streep
[ Actress Any Beauty Character Confidence Felt Still Young]
Hollywood didn't know if I was an actor or a nut or if I was this crazy character I was playing. I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual, different and wild. Nicolas Cage
[ Actor Being Bit Character Crazy Developed Different Had Hollywood Image Know Little Nut Playing Unusual Wild]
The analysis of character is the highest human entertainment. Isaac Bashevis Singer
[ Analysis Character Entertainment Highest Human]
If I am not confident that I can portray the character perfectly on screen, I won't even try. Meryl Streep
[ Am Character Confident Even Perfectly Portray Screen Try Won]
I think people throughout the world identify with my characters. Sidney Sheldon
[ Characters Identify Think Throughout World]
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]
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]
One can acquire everything in solitude except character. Stendhal
[ Acquire Character Everything Except Solitude]
Well, the years from 10 to 20, when your body, mind and everything is like changing every five minutes, can be pretty torturing. And most of the interesting characters, I think, are somewhat tortured or torturous. I'm 20 now, so I'm only just an adult. Anna Paquin
[ Adult Body Changing Characters Every Everything Five Interesting Just Mind Minutes Most Now Only Pretty Somewhat Think Tortured Torturous Well Years Your]
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]
I only work with actors who take full responsibility for their characters. Jonathan Demme
[ Actors Characters Full Only Responsibility Take Their Work]
I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose. Besides, practice forms a man to anything. James Boswell
[ Anything Besides Character Choose Degree Discovered Forms Man May Practice Some Whatever]
Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. Willard Scott
[ Accepting Accepts Being Belonging Characteristics Come Family Feelings Honest Personality Physical Positive Question Warts Without Your Yourself]
Invisible Boy was fun. Everybody else's character, they knew where they were at already as a superhero. But invisible boy's character, you kind of grow up with him within the movie. Kel Mitchell
[ Already Boy Character Else Everybody Fun Grow Him Invisible Kind Knew Movie Superhero Up Were Where Within]
A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation. Mark Twain
[ Adjectives Character Conversation Habitually Learned Man May Uses Which]
What a man's mind can create, man's character can control. Thomas A. Edison
[ Character Control Create Man Mind]
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]
Crime is one of the leads of the show. If there's ever anything that deals with a character's personal life, you don't have to worry about it getting too crazy. People don't have to worry about character arcs. Each episode is a self-contained unit. Christopher Meloni
[ Anything Arcs Character Crazy Crime Deals Each Episode Ever Getting Leads Life Personal Self-Contained Show Too Unit Worry]
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 whole thing about making films in an organic film on location is that it's not all about characters, relationships and themes, it's also about place and the poetry of place. It's about the spirit of what you find, the accidents of what you stumble across. Mike Leigh
[ Accidents Across Also Characters Film Films Find Location Making Organic Place Poetry Relationships Spirit Stumble Themes Thing Whole]
In Endless Quest books, you start the plot, and the character has to make choices. Then you have to write one choice over here, one choice over there. The author might get one or two choices out. Margaret Weis
[ Author Books Character Choice Choices Endless Get Here Make Might Out Over Plot Quest Start Then Two Write]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice. Edward James Olmos
[ Acting Been Characters Define Did Differently Miami Say Than Vice Years]
I'm 25, so I've already gone through what my character Ged goes through, though it's on a general scale because I haven't studied at a wizard's school. Shawn Ashmore
[ Already Because Character General Goes Gone Haven Scale School Studied Though Through Wizard]
It's the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually, when it went from TV to film. You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character. Rowan Atkinson
[ Actually Bean Certainly Character Difficulty Discover Explain Film Had More Mr Need Tv Went]
I directed 24's pilot. I felt we should follow the characters around as if we were a documentary crew, using available light, hand-held cameras, split screens, sound that isn't always what it should be, to suit the reality of the premise. Stephen Hopkins
[ Always Around Available Cameras Characters Crew Directed Documentary Felt Follow Hand-Held Light Pilot Premise Reality Screens Should Sound Split Suit Using Were]
The universal narrator knows all and can enter a character's head any time he chooses. Arthur Herzog
[ Any Character Chooses Enter Head Knows Narrator Time Universal]
I find it very hard to sit down and create an idea or especially a new character on command. Usually my characters evolve by accident out of some story context. John Kricfalusi
[ Accident Character Characters Command Context Create Down Especially Evolve Find Hard Idea New Out Sit Some Story Usually Very]
Obama is a very good actor. He knows how to play it. And he is very adept at creating this 'Obama' - this character who is there whenever the world needs something. Jon Voight
[ Actor Adept Character Creating Good How Knows Needs Obama Obama Play Something Very Whenever World]
Texas was defined by its larger-than-life characters, particularly politicians. Jessica Savitch
[ Characters Defined Particularly Politicians Texas]
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]
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying. Colin Hay
[ Between Building Character Destroying Fine Line Soul]
I don't live that much with the character. I find it hard enough having to spend so many hours with the character during the day. Catherine Deneuve
[ Character Day During Enough Find Hard Having Hours Live Many Much Spend]
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]
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]
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]
Style is the image of character. Edward Gibbon
[ Character Image Style]
The most important basis of any novel is wanting to be someone else, and this means creating a character. Antonio Tabucchi
[ Any Basis Character Creating Else Important Means Most Novel Someone Wanting]
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. Bruce Lee Power
[ Character Give Knowledge Power Respect Will]
We started getting the script to different people and we were in the business of trying to fund it so we could get it off and running, and all the characters and sets designed and everything. Don Bluth
[ Business Characters Could Designed Different Everything Fund Get Getting Off Running Script Sets Started Trying Were]
I was just the perfect person to play the Mini-Me character. Verne Troyer
[ Character Just Perfect Person Play]
What characterizes a member of a minority group is that he is forced to see himself as both exceptional and insignificant, marvelous and awful, good and evil. Norman Mailer
[ Awful Both Characterizes Evil Exceptional Forced Good Group Himself Insignificant Marvelous Member Minority See]
I love inventing worlds and characters and settings and scenarios. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Characters Inventing Love Scenarios Settings Worlds]
Evolution acts slowly. Our psychological characteristics today are those that promoted reproductive success in the ancestral environmen. Keith Henson
[ Acts Ancestral Characteristics Evolution Our Promoted Psychological Reproductive Slowly Success Those Today]
Many a man's reputation would not know his character if they met on the street. Elbert Hubbard
[ Character His Know Man Many Met Reputation Street Would]
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]
I especially object to having my character assassinated by reference to events from my past which bear absolutely no relationship to the question of who the anthrax killer is. Steven Hatfill
[ Absolutely Anthrax Assassinated Bear Character Especially Events Having Killer Object Past Question Reference Relationship Which]
I came on to the film with a very happy-go-lucky attitude which I think my character, Charlie, did when she went into the house. I expected it to be good, and then slowly things started to change for us all. Jennifer Sky
[ Attitude Came Change Character Charlie Did Expected Film Good Happy-Go-Lucky House Into She Slowly Started Then Things Think Us Very Went Which]
The tenacious character I've possessed since I was a small child propelled me to successfully meet this challenge, and I was able to safely gain acceptance to the university of my choice. Koichi Tanaka
[ Able Acceptance Challenge Character Child Choice Gain Meet Possessed Propelled Safely Since Small Successfully Tenacious University]
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]
For my own part, I abandon the ethics of duty to the Hegelian critique with no regrets; it would appear to me, indeed, to have been correctly characterized by Hegel as an abstract thought, as a thought of understanding. Paul Ricoeur
[ Abandon Abstract Appear Been Characterized Correctly Critique Duty Ethics Hegel Indeed Own Part Regrets Thought Understanding Would]
Since it's based on my parents, it's more emotionally close to me than some of my more surreal plays. And then I like the balance of the comic and the sad. It should play as funny, but you should care about the characters and feel sad for them. Christopher Durang
[ Balance Based Care Characters Close Comic Emotionally Feel Funny More Parents Play Plays Sad Should Since Some Surreal Than Them Then]
A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them. Herbert Read
[ Achieve Character Formulate Ideals Man Only Personality Them]
I've been blessed with some lovely scripts and a character that people could truly identify with. It's one of those surprises in life that makes you think, 'God was smiling on me that particular day. Dwight Schultz
[ Been Blessed Character Could Day God Identify Life Lovely Makes Particular Scripts Smiling Some Surprises Think Those Truly]
Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers. Cesar Chavez
[ Character Exact Growth Language Our Ourselves Reflection Speakers]
Of course there are big differences in length and character and vocabulary, but each level has its particular pleasures when it comes to the words one can use and the way one uses them. Margaret Mahy
[ Big Character Comes Course Differences Each Length Level Particular Pleasures Them Use Uses Vocabulary Way Words]
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]
There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks. David Lloyd George
[ Character Fatal Finished Half Nothing Tasks]
I think in this movie, every time I see his work, I'm blown away by it because he, to me, he really embodied the character so powerfully and so real, so truthfully to me. Kyra Sedgwick
[ Away Because Blown Character Embodied Every His Movie Powerfully Real Really See Think Time Truthfully Work]
The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do. John W. Holt, Jr.
[ Behave Character How Know Much Test True]
The trite answer is that everything is true but none of it happened. It is emotionally true, but the events, the plotting, the narrative, isn't true of my life, though I've experienced most of the emotions experienced by the characters in the play. Patrick Marber
[ Answer Characters Emotionally Emotions Events Everything Experienced Happened Life Most Narrative None Play Plotting Though Trite True]
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 hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way. William James
[ Characters Endured Fashioned Habitually Hell Hereafter Make Our Ourselves Tells Than Theology Way Which World Worse Wrong]
On-screen relationships are the best because you don't have to worry about saying the wrong things. And if the guy's got a girlfriend, or I'm not attracted to him, it's even better. It's just my character kissing his character. Alicia Witt
[ Attracted Because Best Better Character Even Girlfriend Got Guy Him His Just Kissing On-Screen Relationships Saying Things Worry Wrong]
A pun does not commonly justify a blow in return. But if a blow were given for such cause, and death ensued, the jury would be judges both of the facts and of the pun, and might, if the latter were of an aggravated character, return a verdict of justifiable homicide. Oliver Wendell Holmes
[ Aggravated Blow Both Cause Character Commonly Death Does Facts Given Homicide Judges Jury Justifiable Justify Latter Might Pun Return Such Verdict Were Would]
We really enjoy entertaining our children with characters. We'll act out all of The Wizard of Oz together. Robin Wright Penn
[ Act Characters Children Enjoy Entertaining Our Out Oz Really Together Wizard]
In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition. Ralph A. Cram
[ Against Aristocracy Came Century Character Directed Eighteenth Evil Fast Inspired Large Measure Members New Perishing Race Republicanism Revolt Thing Tradition Very]
The second draft is on yellow paper, that's when I work on characterizations. The third is pink, I work on story motivations. Then blue, that's where I cut, cut, cut. Jacqueline Susann
[ Blue Cut Draft Motivations Paper Pink Second Story Then Third Where Work Yellow]
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life. William Ellery Channing
[ Character Condition Force Found Grandeur Humblest Lies Life Love May Moral Principle Soul Thought Wholly]
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]
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]
In other words, we are interested in the anatomical and mental characteristics of men living under the same biological, geographical, and social environment, and as determined by their past. Franz Boas
[ Biological Characteristics Determined Environment Geographical Interested Living Men Mental Other Past Same Social Their Under Words]
People of all countries have the right to choose their own social system and road to development in the light of their national conditions and characteristics. Li Peng
[ Characteristics Choose Conditions Countries Development Light National Own Right Road Social System Their]
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]
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]
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]
Character is simply habit long continued. Plutarch
[ Character Continued Habit Long Simply]
A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human. Georges Rouault
[ Against Character Expression Figure Human Interest Possesses Same Sky Tree]
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]
We're showing kids a world that is very scantily populated with women and female characters. They should see female characters taking up half the planet, which we do. Geena Davis
[ Characters Female Half Kids Planet Populated See Should Showing Taking Up Very Which Women World]
I talked with Quentin about where the character came from, and he told me Kansas City. I don't know how somebody talks from Kansas City, so I made him from New York. Steve Buscemi
[ Came Character City Him How Kansas Know Made New Quentin Somebody Talked Talks Told Where York]
The play is on top of me all the time, and I am constantly thinking about it. Even when I leave the theatre, I'll mumble the lines to myself or think about the way the character walks or holds himself. Donald Pleasence
[ Am Character Constantly Even Himself Holds Leave Lines Mumble Myself Play Theatre Think Thinking Time Top Walks Way]
Well, I am a lot like my dad, and the character of Ted is based on my dad. Max Cannon
[ Am Based Character Dad Lot Ted Well]
Well, everybody knew their character. I was the only one who didn't have a partner. I basically showed up when people got in trouble. Where I came from, I don't know. Nobody knows. But I would show up to help. Bubba Smith
[ Basically Came Character Everybody Got Help Knew Know Knows Nobody Only Partner Show Showed Their Trouble Up Well Where Would]
It's all about creating a back story for the character and developing emotional responses that are true to life in relation to the character. It isn't necessary to live a tragic life to create from that place. Corin Nemec
[ Back Character Create Creating Developing Emotional Life Live Necessary Place Relation Responses Story Tragic True]
The darker the character, the more interesting. Robert Carlyle
[ Character Darker Interesting More]
I also try very hard to create characters - both heroes and villains - with psychological depth. Jeffery Deaver
[ Also Both Characters Create Depth Hard Heroes Psychological Try Very Villains]
My character was kidnapped by the Terminator and I was kidnapped by the Terminator production. Claire Danes
[ Character Kidnapped Production Terminator]
Military leaders aren't made. They are born. To be a good leader, you have to have something in your character to cause people to follow you. Jimmy Johnson
[ Born Cause Character Follow Good Leader Leaders Made Military Something Your]
When I draw a character, very often as I'm doing a face, my face mirrors the expression. Matthew Ashford
[ Character Doing Draw Expression Face Mirrors Often Very]
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]
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]
He will therefore seek to establish for his country in the eyes of the world, such a character as shall make her not unworthy of the name of a Christian nation. Francis Scott Key
[ Character Christian Country Establish Eyes Her His Make Name Nation Seek Shall Such Therefore Unworthy Will World]
Adam Sandler is truly brilliant. He plays these goofy characters, but he is a brilliant fellow. Henry Winkler
[ Adam Brilliant Characters Fellow Goofy Plays Sandler These Truly]
I always get inspiration from whatever characters say about my character. Robert Englund
[ Always Character Characters Get Inspiration Say Whatever]
I can inhabit any character in a way that is difficult to do successfully in a contemporary novel. Rose Tremain
[ Any Character Contemporary Difficult Inhabit Novel Successfully Way]
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]
Character is much easier kept than recovered. Thomas Paine
[ Character Easier Kept Much Recovered Than]
The characters do have a life of their own; it's weird. Julie Walters
[ Characters Life Own Their Weird]
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]
To find a man's true character, play golf with him. P. G. Wodehouse
[ Character Find Golf Him Man Play True]
I had to focus and create a character in Bagger Vance, not just do my 'Will Smith' thing and get paid. Will Smith
[ Character Create Focus Get Had Just Paid Smith Thing Will]
I mean one of the basic rules when you're acting is that you mustn't stand in judgement on a character, you mustn't say Hitler was a bad man because you can't act in that way. Janet Suzman
[ Act Acting Bad Basic Because Character Hitler Judgement Man Mean Mustn Rules Say Stand Way]
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]
My fictitious characters will take the bit between their teeth and gallop off and do something that I hadn't counted on. However, I always insist on dragging them back to the straight and narrow. Colleen McCullough
[ Always Back Between Bit Characters Counted Dragging Fictitious Gallop Hadn However Insist Narrow Off Something Straight Take Teeth Their Them Will]
I've always believed in populating my films with characters who we like, who we have some warmth for, who have warmth for each other, who we would like to hang out with, who we emulate in one way or another. Ivan Reitman
[ Always Another Believed Characters Each Emulate Films Hang Other Out Some Warmth Way Would]
Paint the essential character of things. Camille Pissarro
[ Character Essential Paint Things]
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]
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]
Humility is not my forte, and 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 Forte Gradually Harmless Humility Length Little Mild Other Own Rather Seem Shortcomings Staring Things Time Whenever]
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]
But having said all of that, that still doesn't account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln's personal characteristics. David Herbert Donald
[ Account Characteristics Having Increase Lincoln Lot Personal Popularity Said Stems Still Think Which]
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]
We know that communication must be hampered, and its form largely determined, by the unconscious but inevitable influence of a transmitting mechanism, whether that be of a merely mechanical or of a physiological character. Oliver Joseph Lodge
[ Character Communication Determined Form Hampered Inevitable Influence Know Largely Mechanical Mechanism Merely Must Physiological Transmitting Unconscious Whether]
I've loved the escapism of being another person, slipping into another character for a little while. Jeri Ryan
[ Another Being Character Escapism Into Little Loved Person Slipping While]
An absolutely different and distinctive character. George Edmund Street
[ Absolutely Character Different Distinctive]
Character roles definitely age better than your ingenues. You don't get to keep doing that. Catherine O'Hara
[ Age Better Character Definitely Doing Get Keep Roles Than Your]
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Another Baseness Character Country Every Form Littleness Mankind Mocks Name Nation National Nations Only Other Particular Perversity Right Take Which]
I was born with an adult head and a tiny body. Like a 'Peanuts' character. Jon Stewart
[ Adult Body Born Character Head Peanuts Tiny]
My Mom and Dad did it pretty good, so I know it can work. The foremost thing I would say about working with Robin and Sean is that they were devoted to this project and devoted to their characters. You can't ask for any more from talented actors like that. Nick Cassavetes
[ Actors Any Ask Characters Dad Devoted Did Foremost Good Know Mom More Pretty Project Robin Say Sean Talented Their Thing Were Work Working Would]
I can create countries just as I can create the actions of my characters. That is why a lot of travel seems to me a waste of time. Jerzy Kosinski
[ Actions Characters Countries Create Just Lot Seems Time Travel Waste Why]
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]
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]
Certain characteristic properties of elements can be foretold from their atomic weights. Dmitri Mendeleev
[ Atomic Certain Characteristic Elements Foretold Properties Their Weights]
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character. James Russell Lowell
[ Character Imagination Needful Society Solitude Wholesome]
Success in golf depends less on strength of body than upon strength of mind and character. Arnold Palmer
[ Body Character Depends Golf Less Mind Strength Success Than Upon]
What comes easiest for me is dialogue. Sometimes when my characters are speaking to me, I have to slow them down so that I'm not simply taking dictation. Richard Russo
[ Characters Comes Dialogue Dictation Down Easiest Simply Slow Sometimes Speaking Taking Them]
Every actor will tell you it's so much more fun to play the bad guy because usually those characters are more complex and more broad and more interesting, and have more sides to them. Michael Vartan
[ Actor Bad Because Broad Characters Complex Every Fun Guy Interesting More Much Play Sides Tell Them Those Usually Will]
I sort of leave the character at the end of the day. I don't carry anything around with me - no excess baggage or unnecessary thoughts. I think it's too exhausting to do that. To put things into perspective - your work is your work, and your leisure time is something else. Sean Bean
[ Anything Around Baggage Carry Character Day Else End Excess Exhausting Into Leave Leisure Perspective Put Something Sort Things Think Thoughts Time Too Unnecessary Work Your]
I haven't seen the film yet because I just got in from London. In the scenes where the two characters are bantering with each other, it is like bobbing at the net in tennis. Albert Finney
[ Because Characters Each Film Got Haven Just London Net Other Scenes Seen Tennis Two Where Yet]
My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message. Christian Bale
[ Between Character Complete Consumerism Difference Ethics Film Hope Lack Message Obsession Repulsed Saying Will]
A person however learned and qualified in his life's work in whom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant. Hazrat Inayat Khan
[ Absent Beauty Character Devoid Fragrant Gratitude His However Learned Life Makes Person Personality Qualified Which Whom Work]
It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wishes to portray, in the music and action which reveal it. Maria Jeritza
[ Action Artist Caught Character Conviction Creative Describe Feels Hard Her Joy Last Music Portray Reveal Seizes She Soul Thrill Very Which Wishes]
Michael is a funny character, for whom I have a great deal of affection. He sat across his desk and seemed to be a bit of a blunt fellow. We began talking about the characters and he opened up about his vision. Madeleine Stowe
[ Across Affection Began Bit Blunt Character Characters Deal Desk Fellow Funny Great His Michael Opened Sat Seemed Talking Up Vision Whom]
No artist work is so high, so noble, so grand, so enduring, so important for all time, as the making of character is a child. Charlotte Saunders Cushman
[ Artist Character Child Enduring Grand High Important Making Noble Time Work]
I never act my characters - I am them. Drew Barrymore
[ Act Am Characters Never Them]
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war. Charles Wilson
[ Character Courage Man Peace War]
'm really proud of it. To me, it's a movie about character behavior and the pecking order of the pack, as well as the central character's massive survival guilt. Dwight Yoakam
[ Behavior Central Character Guilt Massive Movie Order Pack Pecking Proud Really Survival Well]
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]
Furthermore, the Latin American nuclear-weapon free zone which is now nearing completion has become in several respects an example which, notwithstanding the different characteristics of each region, is rich in inspiration. Alfonso G. Robles
[ American Become Characteristics Completion Different Each Example Free Furthermore Inspiration Latin Nearing Notwithstanding Now Region Respects Rich Several Which Zone]
We can bring to characters dark and bright sides that nobody even dreams about. Sonia Braga
[ Bright Bring Characters Dark Dreams Even Nobody Sides]
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]
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. Aristotle
[ Almost Called Character Effective May Means Most Persuasion]
Star Trek characters never go shopping. Doug Coupland
[ Characters Go Never Shopping Star Trek]
But, you know, it really depends on the character. Age doesn't really matter. Alison Lohman
[ Age Character Depends Know Matter Really]
Each character I play has different dimensions. I'm not interested in words that pull them together. Alan Rickman
[ Character Different Dimensions Each Interested Play Pull Them Together Words]
I don't base any character on a real person, and really don't do composites either. I make them up. Nora Roberts
[ Any Base Character Either Make Person Real Really Them Up]
In the music industry, you meet some not very nice people, some very strange characters. Midge Ure
[ Characters Industry Meet Music Nice Some Strange Very]
What Tim does is, he calls me and sends me the script. And then he sends me a drawing, an illustration of his image of me as the character. It's so great. Danny DeVito
[ Calls Character Does Drawing Great His Illustration Image Script Sends Then Tim]
After World War II great strides were made in modern Japanese architecture, not only in advanced technology, allowing earthquake resistant tall buildings, but expressing and infusing characteristics of traditional Japanese architecture in modern buildings. Harry Seidler
[ Advanced After Allowing Architecture Buildings Characteristics Earthquake Expressing Great Ii Infusing Japanese Made Modern Only Resistant Strides Tall Technology Traditional War Were World]
If you're lucky, and not a lot of actors are these days, you get the chance to create a character. William Hurt
[ Actors Chance Character Create Days Get Lot Lucky These]
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]
There starts to be an overlap between you and the character. Stephen Collins
[ Between Character Overlap Starts]
In disposition the Negro is joyous, flexible, and indolent; while the many nations which compose this race present a singular diversity of intellectual character, of which the far extreme is the lowest grade of humanity. Samuel George Morton
[ Character Compose Disposition Diversity Extreme Far Flexible Grade Humanity Indolent Intellectual Joyous Lowest Many Nations Negro Present Race Singular Which While]
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]
Nudes are the greatest to paint. Everything you can find in a landscape or a still life or anything else is there: darkness and light, character dimension, texture. I painted heads too, of course. John Hurt
[ Anything Character Course Darkness Dimension Else Everything Find Greatest Heads Landscape Life Light Nudes Paint Painted Still Texture Too]
I imagine that my characters have become much more complicated than when I first began, which would be normal. Irwin Shaw
[ Become Began Characters Complicated First Imagine More Much Normal Than Which Would]
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]
In the animal world, on the other hand, the process of evolution is characterised by the progressive discrimination of the animal and vegetative functions, and a consequent differentiation of these two great provinces into their separate departments. Wilhelm Wundt
[ Animal Characterised Consequent Departments Differentiation Discrimination Evolution Functions Great Hand Into Other Process Progressive Provinces Separate Their These Two Vegetative World]
The Greeks already understood that there was more interest in portraying an unusual character than a usual character - that is the purpose of films and theatre. Isabelle Huppert
[ Already Character Films Greeks Interest More Portraying Purpose Than Theatre Understood Unusual Usual]
An attempt to write nothing but characterization will soon bog down; I for one don't want to have somebody tell me about someone else. Daniel Keys Moran
[ Attempt Characterization Down Else Nothing Somebody Someone Soon Tell Want Will Write]
Even if you're specific about the character of the song, it's more exciting to place them, juxtapose them in such a way as to make an adventure out of the sequence of the songs. Robert Wyatt
[ Adventure Character Even Exciting Make More Out Place Sequence Song Songs Specific Such Them Way]
Characters are an extreme form in Shakespeare's theater. Michael Tippett
[ Characters Extreme Form Shakespeare Theater]
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 always think that I love doing what I'm doing at the moment. The past is over. I can't go play one of those characters again. But I can play this and I can continue to grow in what I'm doing at the moment and that's really what I'm thinking about now. Gavin MacLeod
[ Again Always Characters Continue Doing Go Grow Love Moment Now Over Past Play Really Think Thinking Those]
The character is close to me, except that I haven't lived through those situations, so it's not completely me. Charlotte Gainsbourg
[ Character Close Completely Except Haven Lived Situations Those Through]
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire. Christian Nestell Bovee
[ Admire Approximate Characters Example Followers Imitate More Most Pleases Reason Than Unconsciously Us]
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]
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]
The highest qualities of character... must be earned. Lyman Abbott
[ Character Earned Highest Must Qualities]
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]
If you don't have obsessions, don't write. my characters are obsessed. Marguerite Young
[ Characters Obsessed Obsessions Write]
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]
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]
I think anybody would be hard pressed not to relate to at least one of the characters, because there's so many different multifaceted people populating this crazy world. Michael C. Hall
[ Anybody Because Characters Crazy Different Hard Least Many Multifaceted Pressed Relate Think World Would]
It makes it fun. When an actor plays a character, you want what that character wants. Otherwise it doesn't look authentic. So I really want to defeat Jimmy - I mean Jimmy as the character. Alan Alda
[ Actor Authentic Character Defeat Fun Jimmy Look Makes Mean Otherwise Plays Really Want Wants]
Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky. Eric McCormack
[ America Britain Character Gay Jack Just Lead Needed Part Play Queen Risky Same Screaming Someone Will]
My favorite characters are the ones that are the most successful movies. Christopher Walken
[ Characters Favorite Most Movies Ones Successful]
And it's sort of an old-fashioned ER, in that it's very much about the medicine, and how these people cope. There's very little about the personal lives of the characters. Laura Innes
[ Characters Cope Er How Little Lives Medicine Much Old-Fashioned Personal Sort These Very]
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 felt they had really moved the characters in a direction that was very interesting. The family had really felt the impact of what had happened to the. JoBeth Williams
[ Characters Direction Family Felt Had Happened Impact Interesting Moved Really Very]
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]
Who can doubt that between the English and the French, between the Scotch and the Irish, there are differences of character which have profoundly affected and still affect the course of history? Goldwin Smith
[ Affect Affected Between Character Course Differences Doubt English French History Irish Profoundly Scotch Still Which]
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]
The democratic and pedestrian character of the new Mass itself seems to invite the ditties that pass for hymns these days. Richard Morris
[ Character Days Democratic Ditties Hymns Invite Itself Mass New Pass Pedestrian Seems These]
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]
What's great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It's not about the gloss of your eyebrows. Martin Short
[ Actor Being Character Eyebrows Forever Gloss Great Know Survive Your]
I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy... It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen. Ben Kingsley
[ Allow Bad Character Comedy Fall Habits Happen Into Irony Stay Think Tightrope True]
Character is that sum total of moments we can't explain. George Saunders
[ Character Explain Moments Sum Total]
My character Esteban is a guy who really didn't think he was gonna be there at this point in his life. He's in his early 30s. He's got a son. He's raising his son as a single father. Esai Morales
[ Character Early Father Gonna Got Guy His Life Point Raising Really Single Son Think]
I do think that it's extremely important with this character show her assuming power with a great deal of grace, and find out how to do things she won't like - the things she's called upon to do. Mary McDonnell
[ Assuming Called Character Deal Extremely Find Grace Great Her How Important Out Power She Show Things Think Upon Won]
Acting and writing go together. Actors write because they love words and becoming other people - we love to escape into other characters. Susannah York
[ Acting Actors Because Becoming Characters Escape Go Into Love Other Together Words Write Writing]
The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble. Walter Benjamin
[ Character Destructive Feeling Life Lives Living Suicide Trouble Worth]
A signature always reveals a man's character - and sometimes even his name. Evan Esar
[ Always Character Even His Man Name Reveals Signature Sometimes]
51st State was one that I loved doing because the character was so out there, and in a way I was sad to leave the character behind. I'm afraid I could never be that cool in real life! Emily Mortimer
[ Afraid Because Behind Character Cool Could Doing Leave Life Loved Never Out Real Sad State Way]
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 honestly can't characterize my style in words. It seems that whatever comes to me naturally, I play. Coleman Hawkins
[ Characterize Comes Honestly Naturally Play Seems Style Whatever Words]
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful. Jacqueline Bisset
[ Beautiful Beauty Character Conduct Contributes Courage Deal Discipline Fades Fortifies Fortitude Great Her Integrity Make Mode Standard Woman Youth]
Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual achievements have their roots deep in national life; from this national consciousness art and literature derive their character and strength and on it even many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based. Christian Lous Lange
[ Achievements Admits Art Based Character Consciousness Deep Derive Even Firmly Hand Humanistic Internationalism Life Literature Many National Other Roots Sciences Spiritual Strength Their]
You've either got to find a way to make your continuing characters insteresting without making them maudlin or overwrought, or you've got to put more emphasis on the suspects. Jane Haddam
[ Characters Continuing Either Emphasis Find Got Make Making Maudlin More Put Suspects Them Way Without Your]
So I think the fans will be totally interested in the new developments and delighted that the old developments are still there and that they can still see some of the old characters maybe reappear. Andreas Katsulas
[ Characters Delighted Developments Fans Interested Maybe New Old See Some Still Think Totally Will]
I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character! Theodore Roosevelt
[ Care Character Much Others Think Very]
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]
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]
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]
Because I just loved to spend two years of my life in the company of Andy Kaufman and other characters. Milos Forman
[ Andy Because Characters Company Just Kaufman Life Loved Other Spend Two Years]
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]
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]
I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that. I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character. Aaliyah
[ Acting Action Character Coach Involved Prepare Scenes Some Train Working]
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me. Dwight L. Moody
[ Care Character Reputation Take Will]
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]
Science cannot tell theology how to construct a doctrine of creation, but you can't construct a doctrine of creation without taking account of the age of the universe and the evolutionary character of cosmic history. John Polkinghorne
[ Account Age Cannot Character Construct Cosmic Creation Doctrine Evolutionary History How Science Taking Tell Theology Universe Without]
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]
I have things planned for every character like what they're doing down the road and coming to different realizations but I don't have how they overlap. Robert Kirkman
[ Character Coming Different Doing Down Every How Overlap Planned Realizations Road Things]
I think I am more attracted to characters with a subtext, whatever that is and they don't necessarily have to be virtuous, but they have to at least be human. Clive Owen
[ Am Attracted Characters Human Least More Necessarily Subtext Think Virtuous Whatever]
I worked with Rocky Graziano and Rocky was certainly a character. Dick Schaap
[ Certainly Character Rocky Worked]
Well, it was very interesting to play a character and stretch it over such a long time - 12 episodes. I had never done a TV show before, so week to week it was unclear what we would be asked to do. Nick Stahl
[ Asked Before Character Done Episodes Had Interesting Long Never Over Play Show Stretch Such Time Tv Unclear Very Week Well Would]
I think situations are more important than plot and character. Harry Mathews
[ Character Important More Plot Situations Than Think]
My father was always very interested in space. I watch Star Trek and all those things, but I always had a different picture in my mind... maybe closer to Alien. I don't see it in space as much as I do see it in different planets, with each having its own strange characters. Sigourney Weaver
[ Alien Always Characters Closer Different Each Father Had Having Interested Maybe Mind Much Own Picture Planets See Space Star Strange Things Those Trek Very Watch]
The film was made in 1973. It was a golden time for people to experiment without risking, for example, AIDS. Today one has to be so much more careful and I don't think a character like that could exist now. Sylvia Kristel
[ Aids Careful Character Could Example Exist Experiment Film Golden Made More Much Now Risking Think Time Today Without]
When there is a strong woman character in a story - that always grabs me. Ang Lee
[ Always Character Grabs Story Strong Woman]
My favorite part is the preparation because you read on the page, you get this character. Ashley Scott
[ Because Character Favorite Get Page Part Preparation Read]
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]
The thing should have plot and character, beginning, middle and end. Arouse pity and then have a catharsis. Those were the best principles I was ever taught. Anne Rice
[ Arouse Beginning Best Catharsis Character End Ever Middle Pity Plot Principles Should Taught Then Thing Those Were]
You know honestly I think there's a Dracula, a Wolf Man, and a Frankenstein's Monster in all of us. They are sides of our own character so that's why I think we can relate to them in terms of a 'I know how that feels' kind of thing. Richard Roxburgh
[ Character Dracula Feels Frankenstein Honestly How Kind Know Man Monster Our Own Relate Sides Terms Them Thing Think Us Why Wolf]
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]
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]
My only job as an actor is to try and understand the character and, to the best of my ability, bring this character to life. Patrick Warburton
[ Ability Actor Best Bring Character Job Life Only Try Understand]
I guess you can stay sort of true to the story; you don't have to artificially bring the character back from whatever doom you've designed for them, you can tell the story, I suppose, honestly. Garth Ennis
[ Artificially Back Bring Character Designed Doom Guess Honestly Sort Stay Story Suppose Tell Them True Whatever]
I mean it allowed me to do that which was fantastic because we really get to see the character mature and deal with some things that are, that I think as an audience member, really pull us in. Brandon Routh
[ Allowed Audience Because Character Deal Fantastic Get Mature Mean Member Pull Really See Some Things Think Us Which]
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]
Failure's not a bad thing. It builds character. It makes you stronger. Billy Dee Williams
[ Bad Builds Character Failure Makes Stronger Thing]
If you give a character room to breathe, they come alive. Catherine Keener
[ Alive Breathe Character Come Give Room]
You can take charge, kick ass, do whatever you have to do and it's okay. You can blow people up. These are things that are okay for cartoon characters to do. Joan Severance
[ Ass Blow Cartoon Characters Charge Kick Okay Take These Things Up Whatever]
When the music and the characters are flawlessly synchronized, the opera develops an emotional force that movies and plays cannot match. Bruce Beresford
[ Cannot Characters Develops Emotional Force Match Movies Music Opera Plays]
There's one thing everyone should understand: I like my character. Dennis Rodman
[ Character Everyone Should Thing Understand]
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]
You know it's my job to visualize, what is literal or audible, so I designed all the characters, and I designed what they do and how they should do it and so on. Gerald Scarfe
[ Audible Characters Designed How Job Know Literal Should Visualize]
Character matters; leadership descends from character. Rush Limbaugh
[ Character Descends Leadership Matters]
We all have these tendencies in us that could go this way or that. I think that's the real key in writing. To look at a character without judgment. Paul Haggis
[ Character Could Go Judgment Key Look Real Tendencies These Think Us Way Without Writing]
I still have a problem with nuns. I follow them around like a kitten with a ball of yarn. After a while, all my characters become very close friends. Meg Tilly
[ After Around Ball Become Characters Close Follow Friends Kitten Nuns Problem Still Them Very While Yarn]
Once I've got the first draft down on paper then I do five or six more drafts, the last two of which will be polishing drafts. The ones in between will flesh out the characters and maybe I'll check my research. Colleen McCullough
[ Between Characters Check Down Draft Drafts First Five Flesh Got Last Maybe More Once Ones Out Paper Polishing Research Six Then Two Which Will]
I'd rather go back to waitressing than play a character that I hate. Julianna Margulies
[ Back Character Go Hate Play Rather Than Waitressing]
The instinct to impersonate produces the actor; the desire to provide pleasure by impersonations produces the playwright; the desire to provide this pleasure with adequate characterization and dialogue memorable in itself produces dramatic literature. George P. Baker
[ Actor Adequate Characterization Desire Dialogue Dramatic Impersonate Impersonations Instinct Itself Literature Memorable Playwright Pleasure Produces Provide]
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]
Sports do not build character. They reveal it. Heywood Broun Sports
[ Build Character Reveal Sports]
A character who is thought-out is not born, he or she is contrived. A born character is round, a thought-out character is flat. Rex Stout
[ Born Character Contrived Flat Round She]
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]
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]
The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs. William Kingdon Clifford
[ Beliefs Character Confined Consequent Credulity Credulous Done False Fostering Harm Man Others Support Which]
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]
The level of potential physical productivity of a society depends on both the development of the intellect of its members, and a minimal standard of both demographic characteristics and of consumption. Robert Trout
[ Both Characteristics Consumption Demographic Depends Development Intellect Level Members Minimal Physical Potential Productivity Society Standard]
When the characters are really alive before their author, the latter does nothing but follow them in their action, in their words, in the situations which they suggest to him. Luigi Pirandello
[ Action Alive Author Before Characters Does Follow Him Latter Nothing Really Situations Suggest Their Them Which Words]
I enjoy doing everything, comedy and drama. I just look for the characters really and what they offer. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Characters Comedy Doing Drama Enjoy Everything Just Look Offer Really]
You don't want to shock them and do something totally opposite, but you also want to play a different character. Ray Romano
[ Also Character Different Opposite Play Shock Something Them Totally Want]
Every man has three characters - that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has. Alphonse Karr
[ Characters Every Exhibits Man Thinks Three Which]
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]
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. Anne Frank
[ Character Final Forming Hands Lies Own Person Their]
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]
Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose. J. S. Habgood
[ Born Characteristics Hatred Movements Oppose Quickly Take Thing Very]
The four cornerstones of character on which the structure of this nation was built are: Initiative, Imagination, Individuality and Independence. Eddie Rickenbacker
[ Built Character Cornerstones Four Imagination Independence Individuality Initiative Nation Structure Which]
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]
An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth. Juan Cole
[ Alterations Around Change Character Forth Laws Make Occupied Occupying Power Reason Right Security Significant Society Strong Without]
In theater, the wellspring of the character comes from the doing of it, like a trial by fire, but in front of an audience. Estelle Parsons
[ Audience Character Comes Doing Fire Front Theater Trial Wellspring]
Plots and character don't make life. Life is here and now, anytime you say the word, anytime you let her rip. Henry Miller
[ Anytime Character Her Here Life Make Now Plots Rip Say Word]
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]
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]
But even with a character like Cary who is relatively outlandish, at the end of the movie he's in a place where I wouldn't have expected him to be - taking on the responsibility of a woman who is pregnant and who used to be his best friend's wife. Neil LaBute
[ Best Cary Character End Even Expected Friend Him His Movie Outlandish Place Pregnant Relatively Responsibility Taking Used Where Wife Woman]
Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one's own character to himself. Tennessee Williams
[ Always Character Deal Even Great Himself Just Left Life Mystery Own Play Revelation Should Some]
I don't theorize too much. I sort of let the experience sink in, and I have to discover what the character is by doing it, and having those thoughts that she's thinking. Jill Clayburgh
[ Character Discover Doing Experience Having Much She Sink Sort Thinking Those Thoughts Too]
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]
When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part. Laurence Olivier
[ Character Macbeth Man Older Part Straight Young]
Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we've both got red hair, we both like sweets, we've both got lots of brothers and sisters. Rupert Grint
[ Always Because Both Brothers Character Favorite Feel Got Hair Him Lots Red Relate Ron Sisters Sweets]
Sometimes in my class I have people come in and do monologues inspired by people they know and I always find that to be useful to do specifics about somebody and then you're actually doing a character and not doing some random old lady or something. Amy Poehler
[ Actually Always Character Class Come Doing Find Inspired Know Lady Monologues Old Random Some Somebody Something Sometimes Specifics Then Useful]
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]
The point of my explanation is I'm very subjective when it comes to describing my characters: they are all a little bit a part of me from the outside in or the inside out - but to put your mind at ease, I built Paul Snider from the outside in. Eric Roberts
[ Bit Built Characters Comes Describing Ease Explanation Inside Little Mind Out Outside Part Paul Point Put Subjective Very Your]
I didn't see my character, Core, as a cannibal but as somebody who is extremely passionate and who doesn't have any conscience. She takes her passion to its complete extreme. Beatrice Dalle
[ Any Cannibal Character Complete Conscience Core Extreme Extremely Her Passion Passionate See She Somebody Takes]
A character is a completely fashioned will. Novalis
[ Character Completely Fashioned Will]
They've turned this character into a human being. Melinda Clarke
[ Being Character Human Into Turned]
This idea, as you know, that I have firm convictions that the idea of issues being a big deal where our mutual friend went back and he felt so strongly that the determining factor in electoral success should be a proven character. James Stockdale
[ Back Being Big Character Convictions Deal Determining Electoral Factor Felt Firm Friend Idea Issues Know Mutual Our Proven Should Strongly Success Went Where]
The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person. Charles Babbage
[ Any Character Discussion Every Fairly Fitness His Legitimate May Office Person Public Servant Subject]
If you look to lead, invest at least 40% of your time managing yourself - your ethics, character, principles, purpose, motivation, and conduct. Invest at least 30% managing those with authority over you, and 15% managing your peers. Dee Hock
[ Authority Character Conduct Ethics Invest Lead Least Look Managing Motivation Over Peers Principles Purpose Those Time Your Yourself]
You have to suspend disbelief a little bit to buy into your situation and to the story and to how the character will react. You have to tweak your credibility a little bit, is basically what it comes down to. Richard Dean Anderson
[ Basically Bit Buy Character Comes Credibility Disbelief Down How Into Little React Situation Story Suspend Tweak Will Your]
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]
The real character of a man is found out by his amusements. Joshua Reynolds
[ Amusements Character Found His Man Out Real]
It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover to your surprise that you have rendered something in its true character. Camille Pissarro
[ Character Day Discover Drawing Everything Fine Incessantly Often Only Rendered Something Surprise True Your]
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]
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King. Orison Swett Marden
[ Character Courage Failure His King Lost Man Respect Self Self-Confidence Still]
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]
How it shaped my perception is this: I have become so indelibly identified as a character in pop culture that it has forced me to go deeply within myself to get a very very rock solid sense, to myself, of who I am. Thomas Wilson
[ Am Become Character Culture Deeply Forced Get Go How Identified Indelibly Myself Perception Pop Rock Sense Shaped Solid Very Within]
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike. Theodore Roosevelt
[ Alike Character Decisive Factor Individual Life Long Nations Run]
A lot of male actors are method actors and they become the characters which they both were. Izabella Scorupco
[ Actors Become Both Characters Lot Male Method Were Which]
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]
In the original script, my character was a basketball player rather than a boxer. I didn't think I could pull that off. I'm a little short to be a basketball player! Eddie Murphy
[ Basketball Boxer Character Could Little Off Original Player Pull Rather Script Short Than Think]
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]
Fortunately, there is a sane equilibrium in the character of nations, as there is in that of men. Jose Marti
[ Character Equilibrium Fortunately Men Nations Sane]
So if you want to have a great video game-based movie you have to keep the mood of the game, use the normal character setup - but you have to flesh out the story and provide more background for the characters. Uwe Boll
[ Background Character Characters Flesh Game Great Keep Mood More Movie Normal Out Provide Setup Story Use Video Want]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman. William Moulton Marston
[ Allure Beautiful Because Become Character Create Despised Feminine Good Obvious Plus Qualities Remedy Strength Strong Superman Their Weakness Woman Women]
Well, rather than to give you my impression on Los Angeles, per se, my older sister's husband is and American, therefore I have a pretty good idea of the, perhaps the characteristics of Americans in general. Nobuo Uematsu
[ American Americans Angeles Characteristics General Give Good Husband Idea Impression Los Older Per Perhaps Pretty Rather Se Sister Than Therefore Well]
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]
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]
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]
I played this character twice in live action, and now I've become an animated character. It was actually fun to see myself drawn - I've never been a drawn character before. Geena Davis
[ Action Actually Animated Become Been Before Character Drawn Fun Live Myself Never Now Played See Twice]
To have an opportunity to make a movie like Cabin Fever, you have to get stuff thrown on you or you have to fall into a pit of water. It brings you that much closer to your mindset as a character. Rider Strong
[ Brings Cabin Character Closer Fall Fever Get Into Make Mindset Movie Much Opportunity Pit Stuff Thrown Water Your]
As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in? Alexis de Tocqueville
[ Americans Answer Bring Character Deeper Digs Everything How Into Money Much National Only Question Sees Single Sought Value Will World]
I was molded, spent my time underneath a lot of goo. And then the bits and pieces were sculpted. It took probably 10 days to create each character after all those camera tests. Brendan Fraser
[ After Bits Camera Character Create Days Each Lot Molded Pieces Probably Sculpted Spent Tests Then Those Time Took Underneath Were]
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]
It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with the characters they are portraying. Bruce Beresford
[ Characters Connecting Enough Hit Just Notes Point Portraying Singers Sounding Standing Wonderful]
When you're a young actor you like to go for characters with a bit of flair, so in many films I ended up playing the weirdos. I can assure you I'm not a psycho or a criminal or a bully. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Actor Assure Bit Bully Characters Criminal Ended Films Flair Go Many Playing Psycho Up Weirdos Young]
Character is destiny and character is important to American campaigns. Mark Shields
[ American Campaigns Character Destiny Important]
I love the part of Hector as it takes me back to playing eccentric parts. He is a funny character, which is fine by me as I've been playing for laughs for decades now! It's lovely to get a laugh; it's the best thing in the world! Richard Briers
[ Back Been Best Character Decades Eccentric Fine Funny Get Laugh Laughs Love Lovely Now Part Parts Playing Takes Thing Which World]
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up? Chuck Palahniuk
[ Back Change Character Come Costume Death Down Enough Just Leaving Long Meant New Slow Speed Stage Up Would]
The student develops an analytical as well as finely blended character. He is able to choose from a wide variety of job fields from which to embrace a career, without having to be a specialist in one particular discipline. Philippe Perrin
[ Able Analytical Blended Career Character Choose Develops Discipline Embrace Fields Finely Having Job Particular Specialist Student Variety Well Which Wide Without]
In 1963 and later papers, I pointed out that the special market characteristics of medical care and medical insurance could be explained by reference to differences in information among the parties involved. Kenneth Joseph Arrow
[ Among Care Characteristics Could Differences Explained Information Insurance Involved Later Market Medical Out Papers Parties Pointed Reference Special]
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 Character Final Forming Give Good Hands Lies Only Own Parents Paths Person Put Right Their Them]
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]
I am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die. Morris Chestnut
[ Am Another Because Bit Burned Character Close Die Fireman Focuses Friend Get Just Little Phoenix Play Story Up]
David was the kind of guy who was totally supportive of the actors and instructed the writing staff to trust the actor's instincts, since after all, it's the actors playing the character. William Devane
[ Actor Actors After Character David Guy Instincts Instructed Kind Playing Since Staff Supportive Totally Trust Writing]
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]
Each tribe has its characteristics, it is true. John H. Speke
[ Characteristics Each Tribe True]
The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will. Jose Ortega y Gasset
[ Assurance Characteristic Commonplace Hour Impose Itself Knowing Mind Proclaim Rights Them Wherever Will]
And a lesson in this movie is dig beneath the surface. And so with my words, with my character, I purposely created a character that was away from how you've known me thus far in my career. Shemar Moore
[ Away Beneath Career Character Created Dig Far How Known Lesson Movie Purposely Surface Thus Words]
You can be true to the character all you want but you've got to go home with yourself. Julia Roberts
[ Character Go Got Home True Want Yourself]
You get involved with a character after spending a long time waiting, and this demands a lot of energy and concentration. Catherine Deneuve
[ After Character Concentration Demands Energy Get Involved Long Lot Spending Time Waiting]
If I get blocked, it is generally because I don't know enough about some aspect of the story or the characters. The answer for this is generally more research, or making more background notes, so the place and person can be more fully realized inside my own mind. Sarah Zettel
[ Answer Aspect Background Because Blocked Characters Enough Fully Generally Get Inside Know Making Mind More Notes Own Person Place Realized Research Some Story]
I was playing this horrible part. I didn't didn't want to play it because the character was an awful racist. But I'm glad I did it because I met Sidney Poitier. Richard Widmark
[ Awful Because Character Did Glad Horrible Met Part Play Playing Sidney Want]
You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do. Norman Douglas
[ Age Character Construct Does Fails His Man Only Say Says]
But to be part of helping create a character and be a part of something from the beginning - the excitement of it - it doesn't get any better. Sarah Chalke
[ Any Beginning Better Character Create Excitement Get Helping Part Something]
I probably read 100 times more than I write, but that way when I move my characters through it, I know. Jean M. Auel
[ Characters Know More Move Probably Read Than Through Times Way Write]
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]
It has been said that a nation reveals its character by the values it upholds. Kay Granger
[ Been Character Nation Reveals Said Values]
It is the task of several months and it is a fact that a girl, either while rehearsing or actually playing, may be training for some character or feature in some future production not yet definitely fixed even in my own mind. Florenz Ziegfeld
[ Actually Character Definitely Either Even Fact Feature Fixed Future Girl May Mind Months Own Playing Production Rehearsing Several Some Task Training While Yet]
It's like real life: We don't get a preview of what's coming up, thank God, and we don't build our own character from what we're going to be informed with in the future. Frances Conroy
[ Build Character Coming Future Get God Going Informed Life Our Own Preview Real Thank Up]
Plot and character are virtually the same thing. Daniel Keys Moran
[ Character Plot Same Thing Virtually]
The more I get to do this character, the more I realize that she's not just annoying. It's that her strength is not interacting with people socially. She just doesn't have time because she has so much going on in her brain. Mary Lynn Rajskub
[ Annoying Because Brain Character Get Going Her Interacting Just More Much Realize She Socially Strength Time]
On the contrary, the characteristic element of the present situation is that economic questions have finally and irrevocably invaded the domain of public life and politics. Arthur Henderson
[ Characteristic Contrary Domain Economic Element Finally Invaded Irrevocably Life Politics Present Public Questions Situation]
Once you've established where you are, you go to the character and elaborate on expressions and action. Sergio Aragones
[ Action Character Elaborate Established Expressions Go Once Where]
It's never been important to be a huge star or to have some breakout role. If you're the lead, you get a lot more screen time and you get a lot more chances to develop that character more thoroughly than you would if you do it in a little supporting part. Famke Janssen
[ Been Breakout Chances Character Develop Get Huge Important Lead Little Lot More Never Part Role Screen Some Star Supporting Than Thoroughly Time Would]
We have gotten away from this double aspect of either putting the character back into historical events or of making a historical event of his very life. Raymond Queneau
[ Aspect Away Back Character Double Either Event Events Gotten His Historical Into Life Making Putting Very]
There are things that Scotsmen get and other people don't get in the dialogue. Scottish characters can be pinpointed by a phrase, targeted very quickly. Bill Forsyth
[ Characters Dialogue Get Other Phrase Quickly Scottish Targeted Things Very]
The discipline of desire is the background of character. John Locke
[ Background Character Desire Discipline]
I look for a role that hopefully I feel empathy with and that I can understand and love, but also that has that challenge for me to play - a different kind of role, a different type of character, a different time period. Kathy Bates
[ Also Challenge Character Different Empathy Feel Hopefully Kind Look Love Period Play Role Time Type Understand]
I'm so into playing different characters, even when I was on Nickelodeon. I just observe. Nick Cannon
[ Characters Different Even Into Just Nickelodeon Observe Playing]
You want to play another kind of character in another genre, and it's been something I've been trying to do if I can in the career so far, and it's something I hope to continue because it's interesting to me and you get to do different things as an actor. Keanu Reeves
[ Actor Another Because Been Career Character Continue Different Far Genre Get Hope Interesting Kind Play Something Things Trying Want]
Well, if you look at the whole story, I mean there's only Jews and Romans in the story. I mean I just wanted to flesh that character out and make that a drama about the people around Christ when he was going through this passion. Mel Gibson
[ Around Character Christ Drama Flesh Going Jews Just Look Make Mean Only Out Passion Romans Story Through Wanted Well Whole]
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]
Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool. Esther Williams
[ Above Character Develop Discipline First Girl Had Head Her Kept Little Pool Relied Somehow Started Strength Swimming Water]
I watch these actors who when you go to buy a pint of milk you see them smiling on the cover of 20 magazines. Then when you see them in a film it's hard to believe the character because you just see them everywhere. Charlie Hunnam
[ Actors Because Believe Buy Character Cover Everywhere Film Go Hard Just Magazines Milk Pint See Smiling Them Then These Watch]
Hitman does well and it certainly does well enough to survive, but at the same time I don't want to involve the character into the DC Universe even if it meant more sales, to the point where we sort of upset the balance that we have at the moment. Garth Ennis
[ Balance Certainly Character Dc Does Enough Even Into Involve Meant Moment More Point Sales Same Sort Survive Time Universe Upset Want Well Where]
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]
There are relatively few science fiction or fantasy books with the main character being an old person. Elizabeth Moon
[ Being Books Character Fantasy Few Fiction Main Old Person Relatively Science]
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]
I think people enjoy a series. When you like a story, many readers want more of the same, which is dandy, if the author and the characters have more to say. Sarah Zettel
[ Author Characters Dandy Enjoy Many More Readers Same Say Series Story Think Want Which]
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race. Alexander Smith
[ Acute Character Distinctive Egotism Egotist Full His Possession Precious Race Remains Strong Weak Worthless]
We do not build speedways, but roads which correspond to the character of the German landscape. Fritz Todt
[ Build Character Correspond German Landscape Roads Which]
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]
It allows you to say things that sound very dramatic and get away with it. If you had characters in modern fiction say the same things as they're driving down the street in an Oldsmobile they'd sound ludicrous! Terry Goodkind
[ Allows Away Characters Down Dramatic Driving Fiction Get Had Ludicrous Modern Same Say Sound Street Things Very]
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]
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]
Character is destiny. Heraclitus
[ Character Destiny]
I love the tradition of Dickens, where even the most minor walk-on characters are twitching and particular and alive. Donna Tartt
[ Alive Characters Dickens Even Love Minor Most Particular Tradition Twitching Where]
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]
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]
The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Building Character Conspicuously Poor Privation Turn Up Urging Values Wealthy]
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]
I like to rehearse with the actors scenes that are not in the script and will not be in the film because what we're really doing is trying to establish their character, and good acting to me is about reacting. Jim Jarmusch
[ Acting Actors Because Character Doing Establish Film Good Reacting Really Rehearse Scenes Script Their Trying Will]
Character is power. Booker T. Washington Power
[ Character Power]
The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it. George Washington
[ Character Cursing Despises Detests Every Foolish Low Mean Person Practice Profane Sense Swearing Vice Wicked]
No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith. Anton Chekhov
[ Anything Characterized Convict Corrupt Else Embittered Extreme Fairness Faith Him How Into Lack Lapses Loves Matter May More Over Placed State Than Unfair Unjust Year]
I care about people. In the end, I think they feel it. It comes across, regardless of the character I'm portraying. Forest Whitaker
[ Across Care Character Comes End Feel Portraying Regardless Think]
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]
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]
I'm not the kind of actress that goes home with the character. I mean, you're thinking about the work or the next day's scenes, but not staying in character. But as a film goes on, you become more and more fragile, emotionally. And physically too, actually. Natasha Richardson
[ Actress Actually Become Character Day Emotionally Film Fragile Goes Home Kind Mean More Next Physically Scenes Staying Thinking Too Work]
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]
Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press. Christian Lous Lange
[ Characteristic Communication Created Development Intellectual Interdependence Just Media Modern Perhaps Popular Post Press Telegraph Telephone Through]
It seemed to me... that the only valid people to deal with crime were cops, and I would like to make the lead character, rather than a single person, a squad of cops. Evan Hunter
[ Character Cops Crime Deal Lead Make Only Person Rather Seemed Single Squad Than Valid Were Would]
I've been allowed to develop my own character, which I'm still working on. Rue McClanahan
[ Allowed Been Character Develop Own Still Which Working]
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]
That appropriation of resources and the transformation of them into goods and services through the European production system characterized, and characterizes to this day, all industrial systems including the information age. Paul Hawken
[ Age Appropriation Characterized Characterizes Day European Goods Including Industrial Information Into Production Resources Services System Systems Them Through Transformation]
I think you always learn something in every character you play onstage, either personally or creatively. Jared Harris
[ Always Character Creatively Either Every Learn Onstage Personally Play Something Think]
The character of a people may be ruined by charity. Theodor Herzl
[ Character Charity May Ruined]
It's a strange thing, but you get this click in your brain; the wonderful feeling that the entirety of a character is suddenly available and accessible to you. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Accessible Available Brain Character Click Entirety Feeling Get Strange Suddenly Thing Wonderful Your]
The long-established and noble rule of Law, one of the greatest products of the character and tradition of British history, has suffered a deadly blow. Blackmail has become respectable. Robert G. Menzies
[ Become Blackmail Blow British Character Deadly Greatest History Law Noble Products Respectable Rule Suffered Tradition]
When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas. David Brooks
[ Character Cover Hold How Ideas Important Knowing Matters More Politics Realize Talk Than Way]
I mean when I was working shall we say with Disney, you know they sent me the script for the film Hercules and I had to imagine what all the characters looked like. And to develop those characters, so nothing exists visually when I get the script. Gerald Scarfe
[ Characters Develop Disney Exists Film Get Had Hercules Imagine Know Looked Mean Nothing Say Script Sent Shall Those Visually Working]
Well you just have to own it, I suppose. Own the character, which is difficult. David Wenham
[ Character Difficult Just Own Suppose Well Which]
I put heavy emphasis on the characters. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Characters Emphasis Heavy Put]
The medieval hall house was very primitive when it became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages. Stephen Gardiner
[ Ages Became Characteristic Dwelling Form Hall House Medieval Middle Primitive Very]
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]
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]
Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. Charles Eastman
[ Character Friendship Held Severest Test]
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested. Oswald Chambers
[ Character Christ Disposition Jesus Manifested Means Persistently Saint]
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]
Yes, I love playing cartoony characters. Been known for that. Joan Collins
[ Been Characters Known Love Playing Yes]
I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new. Rick Allen
[ Battered Brand Character New Old Prefer Rather Things]
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]
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]
When an actor comes to me and wants to discuss his character, I say, 'It's in the script.' If he says, 'But what's my motivation?, ' I say, 'Your salary.' Alfred Hitchcock
[ Actor Character Comes Discuss His Motivation Salary Say Says Script Wants Your]
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]
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self. W. H. Auden
[ Autobiography Characters Concerned Ego Every Quixote Self Two]
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]
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]
Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth. Eleanor Roosevelt
[ Character Criterion Man Only Real Worth]
If I showed you scripts from my first few movies, the descriptions of my characters all said 'the ugly girl'. Winona Ryder
[ Characters Descriptions Few First Girl Movies Said Scripts Showed Ugly]
In a lot of ways, the make-up was the character. Rick Yune
[ Character Lot Make-Up Ways]
The hardest thing about movie acting is that if you're playing a character who changes within the movie, you've got to do that, but you've got to do it out of sequence, because we never have gotten to shoot in sequence, and that's really, really tough. John Sayles
[ Acting Because Changes Character Got Gotten Hardest Movie Never Out Playing Really Sequence Shoot Thing Tough Within]
In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book. Hattie McDaniel
[ Appeared Book Breathing Character Her Living Make Part Playing She Tried Way]
I like it when you read a script and there's the part that you show to the other characters and then there's the part that only the audience knows. Anjelica Huston
[ Audience Characters Knows Only Other Part Read Script Show Then]
Mother Firefly is the kind of character I've always wanted to play. She's larger than life, terribly tragic, and capable of a lot of love. Leslie Easterbrook
[ Always Capable Character Kind Larger Life Lot Love Mother Play She Terribly Than Tragic Wanted]
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]
Friendship is held to be the severest test of character. It is easy, we think, to be loyal to a family and clan, whose blood is in your own veins. Charles Alexander Eastman Friendship
[ Blood Character Clan Easy Family Friendship Held Loyal Own Severest Test Think Veins Whose Your]
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]
For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are slow to acknowledge that they have changed, even for the better. E. M. Forster
[ Acknowledge Better Changed Characters Even Hold Immutable Our Own Slow Such Vanity]
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]
You can't go around hoping that most people have sterling moral characters. The most you can hope for is that people will pretend that they do. Fran Lebowitz
[ Around Characters Go Hope Hoping Moral Most Pretend Sterling Will]
I would like any type of character that I could be creative with and totally delve into. Noah Hathaway
[ Any Character Could Creative Delve Into Totally Type Would]
Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel. Ovid
[ Arts Character Cruel Faithful Liberal Note Permits Study Too]
The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number. Dave Barry
[ Age Biological Characteristics Color Determines Dna Eye Information Number Security Sex Social Such Unique Your]
Ever since I was really little, I've had characters that were in my mind. Terry Goodkind
[ Characters Ever Had Little Mind Really Since Were]
The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife. Cyril Connolly Marriage
[ Character Health His Index Man True Wife]
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]
Alfred Nobel's discoveries are characteristic; powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks. They are also a means to terrible destruction in the hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war. Pierre Curie
[ Admirable Alfred Also Characteristic Criminals Destruction Discoveries Explosives Great Hands Help Lead Means Men Nobel Peoples Perform Powerful Tasks Terrible War]
I really love the process, with stage, of rehearsal, you get to create a character, and you have a beginning, a middle, and an end of story. And in television, you don't. Sasha Alexander
[ Beginning Character Create End Get Love Middle Process Really Rehearsal Stage Story Television]
And what's interesting about him as a comic character is that the custard pie hardly ever ends up on his face. Rowan Atkinson
[ Character Comic Custard Ends Ever Face Hardly Him His Interesting Pie Up]
I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters - to make them personalities. Walt Disney
[ Build Cartoon Characters Each Full Make Our Personalities Personality Them Try]
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]
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]
I want people to like me. They don't have to always like my characters, you understand. Kathleen Turner
[ Always Characters Understand Want]
This is an area you always need to address when you're dealing with Dracula is the fact that there is something kind of attractive in his darkness - which there isn't in other horror characters. Richard Roxburgh
[ Address Always Area Attractive Characters Darkness Dealing Dracula Fact His Horror Kind Need Other Something Which]
The people in general ought to have regard to the moral character of those whom they invest with authority either in the legislative, executive, or judicial branches. John Witherspoon
[ Authority Branches Character Either Executive General Invest Judicial Legislative Moral Ought Regard Those Whom]
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]
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]
I've been trying to take this journey over the last four years of getting away from playing manipulative and villainous characters and playing characters that are affected by what happens to them as opposed to unaffected. Kevin Spacey
[ Affected Away Been Characters Four Getting Happens Journey Last Manipulative Opposed Over Playing Take Them Trying Unaffected Years]
Testing of self is a regular part of our own lives, so it seems natural to make it a part of the lives of my characters, as well, albeit on a much different level. Terry Brooks
[ Albeit Characters Different Level Lives Make Much Natural Our Own Part Regular Seems Self Testing 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]
I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all. Rowan Atkinson
[ Came Character Opportunity Qualms Return Up 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]
To re-live these characters would be wonderful, because I know when the show ends it will be huge mourning process. Gillian Anderson
[ Because Characters Ends Huge Know Mourning Process Show These Will Wonderful Would]
Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life. Billie Jean King
[ Character Feels Know Life Play Rules Sports Teaches Win]
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]
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]
I did this role in Life Goes On as an HIV positive character and so emotionally that was the most challenging. Chad Lowe
[ Challenging Character Did Emotionally Goes Hiv Life Most Positive Role]
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]
With a film, I do my best to understand the author's intentions and try to bring the characters to life. Bruce Beresford
[ Author Best Bring Characters Film Intentions Life Try Understand]
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]
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]
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]
The writer of stories or of novels settles on men and imitates them; he exhausts the possibilities of his characters. Salvatore Quasimodo
[ Characters Exhausts His Imitates Men Novels Possibilities Settles Stories Them Writer]
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]
But I used to have a bit of a gambling problem. And that would have been the answer to my prayers. It got worse when I started playing this character, too. Fisher Stevens
[ Answer Been Bit Character Gambling Got Playing Prayers Problem Started Too Used Worse Would]
A successful society is characterized by a rising living standard for its population, increasing investment in factories and basic infrastructure, and the generation of additional surplus, which is invested in generating new discoveries in science and technology. Robert Trout
[ Additional Basic Characterized Discoveries Factories Generating Generation Increasing Infrastructure Invested Investment Living New Population Rising Science Society Standard Successful Surplus Technology Which]
Also, from a technical point of view, as you're standing in front of a microphone all day, it's quite a good idea that I should play a laid back sort of character because if he was too frenetic, I'd be exhausted by lunch! Paul Darrow
[ Also Back Because Character Day Exhausted Frenetic Front Good Idea Laid Lunch Microphone Play Point Quite Should Sort Standing Technical Too View]
I'd like to be known for my character. Soundarya
[ Character Known]
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]
I think the more the actor lets you know what he thinks of the character, the less the audience cares - like a comedian who laughs at his own jokes. Neil LaBute
[ Actor Audience Cares Character Comedian His Jokes Know Laughs Less Lets More Own Think Thinks]
Fiction has consisted either of placing imaginary characters in a true story, which is the Iliad, or of presenting the story of an individual as having a general historical value, which is the Odyssey. Raymond Queneau
[ Characters Consisted Either Fiction General Having Historical Iliad Imaginary Individual Odyssey Placing Presenting Story True Value Which]
Today's youth cannot miss something they have never known, but I fear that there are no current fictional characters whose impact and influence will last with such abiding affection into their 'sore and yellow' as this splendid man's creations have in mine! Peter Cushing
[ Abiding Affection Cannot Characters Creations Current Fear Fictional Impact Influence Into Known Last Man Mine Miss Never Something Sore Splendid Such Their Today Whose Will Yellow Youth]
I think the sense of community that exists with all the characters - that's the answer. The fact that they have found a family in their friends. It does give some depth and meaning to their lives. Randy Harrison
[ Answer Characters Community Depth Does Exists Fact Family Found Friends Give Lives Meaning Sense Some Their Think]
It's absolutely true that it's almost impossible to play a character without having any affection for him. Michael Shanks
[ Absolutely Affection Almost Any Character Having Him Impossible Play True Without]
The only difference is that religion is much better organised and has been around much longer, but it's the same story with different characters and different costumes. James Randi
[ Around Been Better Characters Costumes Difference Different Longer Much Only Organised Religion Same Story]
I type even faster than I talk. I'm very proud of that. I type so fast. And I have to because the characters are living in real time and I've got to keep up with them. It's a miracle they even give me a royalty. Rupert Holmes
[ Because Characters Even Fast Faster Give Got Keep Living Miracle Proud Real Royalty Talk Than Them Time Type Up Very]
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]
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]
For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book. I got so involved with this character and I was so sad when the movie was over that when I got home and I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying. Salma Hayek
[ Book Character Colin Crying Edition Emotional First Gave Got Home Involved Movie Over Present Read Really Sad Started Tried Wrap]
The study of the human character opens at once a beautiful and a deformed picture of the soul. Mercy Otis Warren
[ Beautiful Character Deformed Human Once Opens Picture Soul Study]
I fit into the quirky, character class type of actor. Debra Wilson
[ Actor Character Class Fit Into Quirky Type]
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]
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]
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]
Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public. Epictetus Imagination
[ Character Determine Example Follow Imagine Model Personality Private Public Well Whose Yourself]
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]
I don't tend to think of these characters as losers. I like the struggles that people have, people who are feeling like they don't fit into society, because I still sort of feel that way. Steve Buscemi
[ Because Characters Feel Feeling Fit Into Losers Society Sort Still Struggles Tend These Think Way]
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]
In the theater, characters have to cut the umbilical cord from the writer and talk in their own voices. Irwin Shaw
[ Characters Cord Cut Own Talk Theater Their Umbilical Voices Writer]
People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction. Cecilia Bartoli
[ Amadeus Big Character Fiction Great Had Man Movie Realize Salieri Saw Talent]
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]
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]
The strike of the miners in Arizona was one of the most remarkable strikes in the history of the American labor movement. Its peaceful character, its successful outcome, were due to that most remarkable character, Governor Hunt. Mary Harris Jones
[ American Arizona Character Due Governor History Hunt Labor Miners Most Movement Outcome Peaceful Remarkable Strike Strikes Successful Were]
A man's character is his guardian divinity. Heraclitus
[ Character Divinity Guardian His Man]
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]
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]
I was always cutting dialogue out when we were rehearsing, and when I produced movies, too. I felt that people don't say things in life - they act, they do things. I always wanted my characters doing, rather than saying what they were doing - which was redundant. Donna Mills
[ Act Always Characters Cutting Dialogue Doing Felt Life Movies Out Produced Rather Redundant Rehearsing Say Saying Than Things Too Wanted Were Which]
I always try to make my characters people, and yet I always want to entertain. Jeffrey Combs
[ Always Characters Entertain Make Try Want Yet]
The only character I ever remember actually creating in a flash of inspiration was George Liquor. God planted that in my head in an instant. John Kricfalusi
[ Actually Character Creating Ever Flash George God Head Inspiration Instant Liquor Only Planted Remember]
Some have said that the power of a Redeemer would depend upon two things: first, upon the richness of the self that was given; and second, upon the depths of the giving. Friend and foe alike are agreed on the question of the character of Jesus Christ. E. Stanley Jones
[ Agreed Alike Character Christ Depend Depths First Foe Friend Given Giving Jesus Power Question Redeemer Richness Said Second Self Some Things Two Upon Would]
Normally, we see characters that have God complexes. How interesting, I thought, it would be to capitalize on that. And say, OK, well fine, you have a God complex, well this person has a Satan complex. And the doctor chooses to treat him scientifically. Eriq La Salle
[ Capitalize Characters Chooses Complex Complexes Doctor Fine God Him How Interesting Normally Ok Person Satan Say Scientifically See Thought Treat Well Would]
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]
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character. Heraclitus
[ Character Created Day Develop Effort Formed Good Little Month Needed Patient Protracted Week]
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]
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]
So when I write characters and situations and relationships, I try to sort of utilize what I know about the world, limited as it is, and what I hear from my friends and see with my relatives. Charlie Kaufman
[ Characters Friends Hear Know Limited Relationships Relatives See Situations Sort Try Utilize World Write]
You don't become the character. Peter Fonda
[ Become Character]
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]
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]
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]
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]
I just sort of take it from a character perspective, and I don't know if he was necessarily spiritual, but I do think he had hope. He was a character that was comfortable having hope in his life, and hope is faith. Ryan Gosling
[ Character Comfortable Faith Had Having His Hope Just Know Life Necessarily Perspective Sort Spiritual Take Think]
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]
Shamelessness is a wonderful part of the character. Stephen Colbert
[ Character Part Wonderful]
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]
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]
When I severe my connections with the A.I.A. I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride and I am sure within your knowledge of my character. Ralph Thomas Walker
[ Am Character Connections Knowledge Matter Own Pride Respect Self Severe Sure Within Your]
I don't think I'm like any of the characters I've played - they're all really far from who I am. Christian Bale
[ Am Any Characters Far Played Really Think]
I've never played a character where I've had so much fun on the physical end. I don't want to say I like it too much but it's fun having a gun on you and getting to manhandle men. Charlotte Ross
[ Character End Fun Getting Gun Had Having Men Much Never Physical Played Say Too Want Where]
I actually then went on to direct an after-school special where one of the characters was deaf. They hired me without even knowing I had any connection to the community. Richard Masur
[ Actually After-School Any Characters Community Connection Deaf Direct Even Had Hired Knowing Special Then Went Where Without]
I hope we will not so characterize religious people as being so narrow and so biased towards people not of their own religion that they cannot even work with them in this common cause to which you say they are committed. Barney Frank
[ Being Biased Cannot Cause Characterize Committed Common Even Hope Narrow Own Religion Religious Say Their Them Towards Which Will Work]
The more we study the Indian's character the more we appreciate the marked distinction between the civilized being and the real savage. Nelson A. Miles
[ Appreciate Being Between Character Civilized Distinction Indian Marked More Real Savage Study]
Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works. Alma Gluck
[ Artist Because Bird Butterfly Characteristic His Just Natural Sings Soars Works]
The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions. Ichiro Suzuki
[ Character Emotions Feelings Japanese Kill Own Strong Suppress Tendency Their]
And I always had this idea for making a movie about a femme fatale, because I like these characters. They're a lot of fun, they're sexy, they're manipulative, they're dangerous. Brian De Palma
[ Always Because Characters Dangerous Fatale Femme Fun Had Idea Lot Making Manipulative Movie Sexy These]
People with courage and character always seem sinister to the rest. Hermann Hesse
[ Always Character Courage Rest Seem Sinister]
Creating a character on or off the stage is an escape. Roger Moore
[ Character Creating Escape Off Stage]
Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself. He belongs to his character, to his author, to his public. He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first, not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third. Sarah Bernhardt
[ Actor Author Belong Belongs Betray Ceases Character Curtain Disappoint First Himself His Identify Impossible Must Once Public Raised Second Third]
It's fun to play the character and then watch him later. Michael Shanks
[ Character Fun Him Later Play Then Watch]
Each instrument has something to say to you. It's got its own character. Each horn has its own character and will say to you certain things. If you violate that, it's almost a sacrilege! Jerome Richardson
[ Almost Certain Character Each Got Horn Instrument Own Say Something Things Violate Will]
We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us. Walt Disney
[ Animated Characters Common Created Depth Dimension Divide Far Our Outnumber Outweigh Revealing Them Things Those Through Us World]
I get letters from kids, teenagers and young girls who just want to be Mac. I've had quite a few people actually say that they're going to become a Marine or a JAG lawyer because of me... the character. I think that's pretty cool! Catherine Bell
[ Actually Because Become Character Cool Few Get Girls Going Had Jag Just Kids Lawyer Letters Mac Marine Pretty Quite Say Teenagers Think Want Young]
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]
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'm not that complicated as an actor. I have a formula in which I work, yeah. But not like Sean Penn does. Sean is one of the few actors I know who can work like that, actually becoming the character he is playing, and get consistent results. I don't believe you can ever be someone else. You manifest different levels of your own personality to come up with a character. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Actor Actors Actually Becoming Believe Character Come Complicated Consistent Different Does Else Ever Few Formula Get Know Levels Manifest Own Penn Personality Playing Results Sean Someone Up Which Work Yeah Your]
I thought some of Mrs. White's material was prophetic. I felt some of her insights were extremely helpful and I regarded her as a sister in the Lord. I wasn't out to attack Ellen White's character. Walter Martin
[ Attack Character Ellen Extremely Felt Helpful Her Insights Lord Material Mrs Out Prophetic Regarded Sister Some Thought Were White]
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones. Phillips Brooks
[ Character Great Made Manifested May Moments Ones Small]
I wanted more in depth ideas about the character and it never came. Nicholas Lea
[ Came Character Depth Ideas More Never Wanted]
The attitude of insolent haughtiness is characteristic of the relationships Americans form with what is alien to them, with others. Jose Saramago
[ Alien Americans Attitude Characteristic Form Insolent Others Relationships Them]
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]
I think character is permanent, and issues are transient. James Stockdale
[ Character Issues Permanent Think Transient]
I just have my own taste, and I just try and stick with that. I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can for as long as I have an opportunity to. Ryan Gosling
[ Characters Just Long Many Opportunity Own Play Stick Taste Try Trying]
A clown's makeup and character, that's all he has to sell. He loves and believes in that character. Emmett Kelly
[ Believes Character Clown Loves Makeup Sell]
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]
I leave to others the decision as to the good or evil tendencies of my character, but such as it is it shines upon my countenance, and there it can easily be detected by any physiognomist. Giacomo Casanova
[ Any Character Countenance Decision Detected Easily Evil Good Leave Others Shines Such Tendencies Upon]
Two important characteristics of maps should be noticed. A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness. Alfred Korzybski
[ Accounts Characteristics Correct Important Map Maps Noticed Represents Should Similar Structure Territory Two Usefulness Which]
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]
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it. Henri Matisse
[ Characteristic Extreme Freshness New Recapture Vision Which World Would Youth]
I was in two episodes playing Christopher Reeve's character's emissary. They wanted to have my character announce Dr Swan's death, which I thought was exploitative. Margot Kidder
[ Announce Character Christopher Death Dr Episodes Exploitative Playing Reeve Swan Thought Two Wanted Which]
Character, not circumstances, makes the man. Booker T. Washington
[ Character Circumstances Makes Man]
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]
Dr. Cox mentors the rookie doctors with a spoonful of dirt and then a cup of sugar. I see him as an archetypal descendent of two of my favorite curmudgeonly characters: Lou Grant and Louie De Palma. John C. McGinley
[ Archetypal Characters Cox Cup De Dirt Doctors Dr Favorite Grant Him Lou Mentors Rookie See Spoonful Sugar Then Two]
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]
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]
When you are developing a character you have to bring so much of yourself to the role. Lori Loughlin
[ Bring Character Developing Much Role Yourself]