Quotations that match 'character'.

Self-denial is indispensable to a strong character, and the highest kind comes from a religious stock. Theodore Parker
[ Character Comes Highest Indispensable Kind Religious Self-Denial Stock Strong]
As time went on, I did campaign to lighten the character a little bit, to introduce some romance into the episodes, outside activities, horse riding and fencing and mountaineering. Patrick Stewart
[ Activities Bit Campaign Character Did Episodes Fencing Horse Into Introduce Lighten Little Mountaineering Outside Riding Romance Some Time Went]
It may, however, be said that the level of experience to which concepts are inapplicable cannot yield any knowledge of a universal character, for concepts alone are capable of being socialized. Muhammed Iqbal
[ Alone Any Being Cannot Capable Character Concepts Experience However Knowledge Level May Said Socialized Universal Which Yield]
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]
I'm always more motivated by the pain of a funny character than by what makes him funny. Jason Alexander
[ Always Character Funny Him Makes More Motivated Pain Than]
When something really extreme happens, you have to find a way to embrace that and include it in how you think about the character. Sometimes it's not easy. David Ogden Stiers
[ Character Easy Embrace Extreme Find Happens How Include Really Something Sometimes Think Way]
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]
At one time, whenever the hell it was, they wanted a character to come in and stir up the pot. They brought me in for 8-10 episodes and said we'll try it for that. William Devane
[ Brought Character Come Episodes Hell Pot Said Stir Time Try Up Wanted Whenever]
But in the life of every man there are influences of a far more real and penetrating character than those which come through the medium of schools or teachers. Frederic William Farrar
[ Character Come Every Far Influences Life Man Medium More Penetrating Real Schools Teachers Than Those Through Which]
The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character. Peter De Vries Marriage
[ Character Difficulty Fall Live Love Marriage Must Personality]
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]
You don't become the character. Peter Fonda
[ Become Character]
When I'm writing the book I'm laughing at just how overblown the characters seemed. How full of himself he seems. But I didn't get far enough in the series to really drive the joke of it home. Jhonen Vasquez
[ Book Characters Drive Enough Far Full Get Himself Home How Joke Just Laughing Overblown Really Seemed Seems Series Writing]
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]
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]
We can build new housing while preserving the quality and character of adjacent residential districts and ensuring infill development strengthens the surrounding neighborhood. Gavin Newsom
[ Build Character Development Districts Ensuring Housing Neighborhood New Preserving Quality Residential Strengthens Surrounding While]
I think it is important that you care about the characters, and you are not just waiting for the next action sequence but have a vested interested in what happens to them. Shawn Ashmore
[ Action Care Characters Happens Important Interested Just Next Sequence Them Think Vested Waiting]
I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws. Jerry Falwell
[ Adultery Believe Blame Character Dishonesty Flaws Genetics Homosexuality Other]
It is well for the world that in most of us, by the age of thirty, the character has set like plaster, and will never soften again. William James
[ Again Age Character Most Never Plaster Set Soften Thirty Us Well Will 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]
I usually start with a repulsive character and go on from there. Chester Gould
[ Character Go Repulsive Start Usually]
My character was kidnapped by the Terminator and I was kidnapped by the Terminator production. Claire Danes
[ Character Kidnapped Production Terminator]
I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of. Chiwetel Ejiofor
[ Able Actor Also Any Approaching Been Capacities Character Enjoy Feel Film Fortunate Know Lead Obviously Part Projects Sort Think Various Very Well Working]
We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo. Emanuel Celler
[ Assassination Capital Character Counsels Dark Fight Forces High Innuendo Made Out Party Pledge Political Republican Techniques Which]
Well, usually when I finish one character, I'm looking for a role that's really different. Piper Perabo
[ Character Different Finish Looking Really Role Usually Well]
I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in. Morgan Freeman
[ Acting Actor Back Become Between Came Character Conclusion Difference Go Going Major Mind Really Remain Roles See Somewhere Star Stardom Story]
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]
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]
I don't think, there's no possible way for me, anyway, to play a character that I haven't found some sort of sublime compassion for and I related to Deborah on a way that almost, initially, almost in a way maybe someone in the audience might. Tea Leoni
[ Almost Anyway Audience Character Compassion Found Haven Initially Maybe Might Play Possible Related Some Someone Sort Sublime Think Way]
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions. Aristotle
[ Actions Anxious Certain Character Citizens Disposition Fellow His Moral Most Namely Performance Produce Statesman Virtue Virtuous]
One can acquire everything in solitude except character. Stendhal
[ Acquire Character Everything Except Solitude]
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]
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 also possible to have two third person singular points of view, as represented by two characters through whose eyes the story is told in alternating chapters, say. Arthur Herzog
[ Also Chapters Characters Eyes Person Points Possible Represented Say Singular Story Third Through Told Two View Whose]
Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment. Jenna Elfman
[ Acting Belief Character Common Denominator Going Moment Probably Sound Think Yeah]
Character is long-standing habit. Plutarch
[ Character Habit Long-Standing]
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought. Lin Yutang Humor
[ Change Character Chemical Conceive Function Humor Our Thought]
It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't really suddenly give someone gray hair. Alison Bechdel
[ Age Because Character Give Gray Hair Hard Really Someone Suddenly Thing]
I notice now, whatever character in whatever movie you're watching, they have these toned arms and muscles. Jill Clayburgh
[ Arms Character Movie Muscles Notice Now These Toned Watching Whatever]
Having removed the dictator, the allies have moved to put Iraqis in control of Iraq. Now, as they draft and ratify their Constitution, we will indeed see the character of a new Iraqi nation revealed through the principles it chooses to uphold. Kay Granger
[ Allies Character Chooses Constitution Control Dictator Draft Having Indeed Iraq Iraqi Iraqis Moved Nation New Now Principles Put Ratify Removed Revealed See Their Through Uphold Will]
When you're working with a smaller budget I suppose one of the things that has to be in your mind when you are writing is that you have to keep the characters down to a minimum. Atom Egoyan
[ Budget Characters Down Keep Mind Minimum Smaller Suppose Things Working Writing Your]
If I wrote a play with four characters every single one of them would talk like me regardless of age or sex. Norman MacCaig
[ Age Characters Every Four Play Regardless Sex Single Talk Them Would Wrote]
Of all the stars whom I worked with, I think Steve knew better what worked for him on the screen than any other. He had such a sense of what he could register, and that helped a lot in terms of shaping the character and the script. Robert Wise
[ Any Better Character Could Had Helped Him Knew Lot Other Register Screen Script Sense Shaping Stars Steve Such Terms Than Think Whom Worked]
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]
My first duty to write a gripping yarn. Second is to convey credible characters who make you feel what they feel. Only third comes the idea. David Brin
[ Characters Comes Convey Credible Duty Feel First Gripping Idea Make Only Second Third Write Yarn]
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]
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]
I think we've all been kind of... everyone's been hurt, everyone's felt loss, everyone has exultation, everyone has a need to be loved, or to have lost love, so when you play a character, you're pulling out those little threads and turning them up a bit. Mark Ruffalo
[ Been Bit Character Everyone Exultation Felt Hurt Kind Little Loss Lost Love Loved Need Out Play Pulling Them Think Those Threads Turning Up]
Well you just have to own it, I suppose. Own the character, which is difficult. David Wenham
[ Character Difficult Just Own Suppose Well Which]
Few characters in history are indispensable. Albert Bushnell Hart
[ Characters Few History Indispensable]
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]
Most artists like to think of themselves as rugged individualists, as independent characters. Jack Levine
[ Artists Characters Independent Individualists Most Rugged Themselves Think]
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]
I think there are a lot more relationship scenes in my movies that people tend to overlook. A lot of scenes really feel real and are about the characters. Jan de Bont
[ Characters Feel Lot More Movies Overlook Real Really Relationship Scenes Tend Think]
But today I felt different, today I forgot how long it takes to get into the skin of a character and I remembered it, because today I actually got into that skin and it felt so different. Estelle Parsons
[ Actually Because Character Different Felt Forgot Get Got How Into Long Remembered Skin Takes Today]
This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity. Kendrick Meek
[ Along Also Basis Character Democracy During Election Haiti Haitian Hope Long Marks Moment Only Peace Prosperity Reconciliation Resolve Road Serves Significant Struggle Testament Their]
I wasn't trying to top Pulp Fiction with Jackie Brown. I wanted to go underneath it and make a more modest character study movie. Quentin Tarantino
[ Brown Character Fiction Go Jackie Make Modest More Movie Pulp Study Top Trying Underneath Wanted]
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]
There've been many a season where I couldn't get work, and I think that you learn character development and you learn how to really want what you do in life when you can't really do it. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Been Character Development Get How Learn Life Many Really Season Think Want Where Work]
How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands. Anne Frank
[ Advice After Character Children Daddy Final Forming Give Good Hands How Lies Look Must Only Own Parents Paths Person Put Right Said Their Them True Upbringing Were Words]
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]
The characters are that vague TV high school age, but they'll be in high school as long as we need them to be. Josh Schwartz
[ Age Characters High Long Need School Them Tv Vague]
And while I might not always agree with the viewpoint I have to portray, because I play a district attorney, as an actress I can always tell myself that my character is trying to take the moral high ground. Lara Flynn Boyle
[ Actress Agree Always Attorney Because Character District Ground High Might Moral Myself Play Portray Take Tell Trying Viewpoint While]
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]
I want every character be an outsider in some way. Josh Schwartz
[ Character Every Outsider Some Want Way]
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 is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character. Dale Turner
[ Adhere Admit Amends Character Discovered Error Errors Form Highest Infirmity Judgment Make Mistake Mistakes Only Our Self-Respect Shows Them]
I want to do a little bit of everything. I love sci-fi. I think it's more the characters that draw me towards things. I like strong women. I'm very interested in futuristic stuff, anything. Sabrina Lloyd
[ Anything Bit Characters Draw Everything Futuristic Interested Little Love More Sci-Fi Strong Stuff Things Think Towards Very Want Women]
Show me a character whose life arouses my curiosity, and my flesh begins crawling with suspense. Fawn M. Brodie
[ Arouses Begins Character Crawling Curiosity Flesh Life Show Suspense Whose]
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]
One of the things I noticed more in this draft than in any recent drafts was the importance of the character issue. Players who had baggage, like Justice, fell much farther than his talent dictated. But a lot of coaches didn't want to take the chance. Ron Jaworski
[ Any Baggage Chance Character Coaches Dictated Draft Drafts Farther Fell Had His Importance Issue Justice Lot More Much Noticed Players Recent Take Talent Than Things Want]
It was the most pleasurable thing I've ever done, playing this character, and I just remember feeling so at home and so - I don't know, I was just happy - and it just wasn't ever work! It was like a sandbox for me, and I would crack myself up rehearsing. Jenna Elfman
[ Character Crack Done Ever Feeling Happy Home Just Know Most Myself Playing Pleasurable Rehearsing Remember Sandbox Thing Up Work Would]
The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character. Charles Eastman
[ Always Awe Character Elements Fire Forces Frost Intermediate Lightning Majestic Nature Powers Regarded Secondary Spiritual Water Were Wind]
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]
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]
You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character. Marquis De Vauvenargues
[ Character Consciousness Into Must Own Prudence Raise Rouse Strength Their Want]
It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move. Tony Curtis
[ Actor Always Characters Latter Move Play Wanted]
There was one very special scene at the end of the film. My character, Zhao Di, has been sick. She wakes up and her mother tells her that the man she loves has come back from the city and had spent the day by her bedside. Zhang Ziyi
[ Back Bedside Been Character City Come Day Di End Film Had Her Loves Man Mother Scene She Sick Special Spent Tells Up Very Wakes]
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]
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. Aristotle
[ Almost Called Character Effective May Means Most Persuasion]
So the laughs had to come from the character, not because we had balloons in our shirts or were speaking in high voices. That was very important to us. Kevin McDonald
[ Balloons Because Character Come Had High Important Laughs Our Shirts Speaking Us Very Voices Were]
I'm not an actress who can create a character. I play me. Mary Tyler Moore
[ Actress Character Create Play]
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]
You know a lot of what worked on this was taken from Harry Potter 2, the little Doby character, we had a lot of our skin stuff worked out and that helped a lot. We have a lot of exchange happening. Dennis Muren
[ Character Exchange Had Happening Harry Helped Know Little Lot Our Out Potter Skin Stuff Taken Worked]
It was a challenge to be able to create a character without being able to use one's normal set of expressions. All the rubber and makeup attached to your face left you with only a modest range of facial movements. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Able Attached Being Challenge Character Create Expressions Face Facial Left Makeup Modest Movements Normal Only Range Rubber Set Use Without Your]
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]
I didn't realize House would be the central character, more the bitter comic relief appearing occasionally. I relish his wounded nature - the lameness, the scarred Byronic hero. Hugh Laurie
[ Appearing Bitter Central Character Comic Hero His House More Nature Occasionally Realize Relief Relish Would Wounded]
The character of instrumental music... lets the emotions radiate and shine in their own character without presuming to display them as real or imaginary representations. Franz Liszt
[ Character Display Emotions Imaginary Instrumental Lets Music Own Presuming Real Representations Shine Their Them Without]
I write easily, let's put it that way. And in a novel particularly, the characters take over. And they tell me what to say and they tell me what they're doing. And I'm a third of the way into a novel and then I just let the characters finish it for me. Andrew Greeley
[ Characters Doing Easily Finish Into Just Novel Over Particularly Put Say Take Tell Then Third Way Write]
The first phase of American political history was characterized by the conflict between the Federalists and the Republicans, and it resulted in the complete triumph of the latter. Herbert Croly
[ American Between Characterized Complete Conflict First History Latter Phase Political Republicans Resulted Triumph]
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character. John Morley
[ Beyond Character Climb His Limitations Man Out Own]
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another. Ayn Rand
[ Achieved Another Character Earn Emotional Expression Greatest Joy Love Man Moral Paid Person Price Qualities Receives Reward Values Virtues Your]
Good guy' or 'bad guy', hero or anti hero; doesn't matter to me, what role I play, only the character have something magical. Rutger Hauer
[ Anti Bad Character Good Guy Hero Magical Matter Only Play Role Something]
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]
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]
Watergate is an immensely complicated scandal with a cast of characters as varied as a Tolstoy novel. Bob Woodward
[ Cast Characters Complicated Immensely Novel Scandal Tolstoy Varied Watergate]
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]
Ninety percent of video game AI really is pretty damn bad. I think that's actually why it's so much fun to shoot things. Because the AI is so bad and the characters are so annoying. Matthew Perry
[ Actually Ai Annoying Bad Because Characters Damn Fun Game Much Ninety Percent Pretty Really Shoot Things Think Video Why]
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]
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]
Acting is a very personal process. It has to do with expressing your own personality, and discovering the character you're playing through your own experience - so we're all different. Ian Mckellen
[ Acting Character Different Discovering Experience Expressing Own Personal Personality Playing Process Through Very Your]
It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well. Cameron Crowe
[ American Build Characters Feel Filmmakers Formulaic Gone Group More Personal Real Some Spirit Stories Tell Told Truths Universal Well Were]
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]
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]
We had a script that was really solid and we knew how we were going to shoot and how the energy of it was going to go. So it gave us a lot of freedom to use the camera as a character. Marguerite Moreau
[ Camera Character Energy Freedom Gave Go Going Had How Knew Lot Really Script Shoot Solid Us Use Were]
Characters who are on screen from start to finish are not necessarily the ones who have the greatest impact. Jeanne Moreau
[ Characters Finish Greatest Impact Necessarily Ones Screen Start]
My goal was just to work regularly. I didn't ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor. Harrison Ford
[ Actor Character Ever Expect Famous Goal Just Regularly Rich Wanted Work Working]
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]
The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character. Alfred Jarry
[ Already Bringing Character Complete Conflict Create Either Enough Impersonal Know Life Masks New Only Passions Subtler Than Theater Those Virile]
I gradually work myself into a frenzy as the shoot approaches, while we're choosing the costumes or working with the make-up artist. I'm not so much interested in my character as the film itself. Jeanne Moreau
[ Approaches Artist Character Choosing Costumes Film Frenzy Gradually Interested Into Itself Make-Up Much Myself Shoot While Work Working]
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character. John Wooden
[ Character Repeat Takes Talent Winning]
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]
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]
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 have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real. Carroll O'Connor
[ Business Characterized Childlike Flight Harsh Heard Persons Real Refuge Show Things]
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man. Felix Frankfurter
[ Age Bring Characteristics Essential Man Old Out Sickness]
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]
I'm a character actor so I've jumped around to all kinds of things. Joe Mantegna
[ Actor Around Character Jumped Kinds Things]
I have a cheat-sheet for each one of my characters about their personality, the way they look, etc. So there is no possible way that I could have writer's block. R. L. Stine
[ Block Characters Could Each Etc Look Personality Possible Their Way Writer]
I've worked all my life to shed myself of any character. Sam Neill
[ Any Character Life Myself Shed Worked]
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]
In a way, the characters often do take over. Margaret Mahy
[ Characters Often Over Take Way]
Tick is a cartoon character, I don't know if you're familiar with him. This is the third step in his evolution. Comic book to cartoon to, now, live-action. Patrick Warburton
[ Book Cartoon Character Comic Evolution Familiar Him His Know Now Step Third Tick]
Inside of all the makeup and the character and makeup, it's you, and I think that's what the audience is really interested in... you, how you're going to cope with the situation, the obstacles, the troubles that the writer put in front of you. Gregory Peck
[ Audience Character Cope Front Going How Inside Interested Makeup Obstacles Put Really Situation Think Troubles Writer]
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Alter Change Characters Developed Only Opinions]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at. Simone Weil
[ Aiming Already Between Brought Characterizes Far Hope Intellectual Labor Manual Only Possible Resides Socialism Society Themselves Those Today Union Which]
You jot down ideas, memories, whatever, concerning your real life that somehow parallels the character you're playing, and you incorporate that in your scene work. Chris Cooper
[ Character Concerning Down Ideas Incorporate Jot Life Memories Parallels Playing Real Scene Somehow Whatever Work Your]
It is characteristic of the epistemological tradition to present us with partial scenarios and then to demand whole or categorical answers as it were. Avrum Stroll
[ Answers Characteristic Demand Partial Present Scenarios Then Tradition Us Were Whole]
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]
In horror, character development is often pushed aside in favor of the shock value. The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining. You had a connection to the characters in that film. Joshua Leonard
[ Aside Best Character Characters Connection Development Favor Film Genre Had Horror Movies Often Pushed Shining Shock Value]
There's this sense of excitement because you invent and control the characters. You decide whether they live or die. I find this type of creative process tremendously stimulating. Sidney Sheldon
[ Because Characters Control Creative Decide Die Excitement Find Invent Live Process Sense Stimulating Tremendously Type Whether]
I don't mind playing the same character, but if it's not well done, then I'm not interested. Charisma Carpenter
[ Character Done Interested Mind Playing Same Then Well]
I 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]
Psychology is the science of the intellects, characters and behavior of animals including man. Edward Thorndike
[ Animals Behavior Characters Including Intellects Man Psychology Science]
I said, 'Wouldn't it be great if Matt Damon's character fell in love with a girl with a real butt?' They were like, 'Yeah sure, sure - here's your personal trainer.' Franka Potente
[ Character Damon Fell Girl Great Here Love Matt Personal Real Said Sure Trainer Were Yeah Your]
In the prequel we're going to tell about the characters before Left Behind, and the book would end with the rapture instead of start with the rapture like the first one did. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Before Behind Book Characters Did End First Going Instead Left Prequel Rapture Start Tell Would]
I once did a role which I couldn't rehearse in my street clothes, I had to have the character's costume on before I could rehearse it. I just couldn't think as the character unless I looked like him, or I knew that I looked like him. Tom Wilkinson
[ Before Character Clothes Costume Could Did Had Him Just Knew Looked Once Rehearse Role Street Think Unless Which]
The key to this collaboration - which we undertook after much deliberation - was to stretch creatively. New characters, new locales, new form (the novella). Jonathan Kellerman
[ After Characters Collaboration Creatively Deliberation Form Key Much New Stretch Undertook Which]
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]
I am convinced, the way one plays chess always reflects the player's personality. If something defines his character, then it will also define his way of playing. Vladimir Kramnik
[ Also Always Am Character Chess Convinced Define Defines His Personality Player Playing Plays Reflects Something Then Way Will]
I would quite like to do a different accent or play something so different from myself because Olivia, the character I play in this film, is similar to me. Charlotte Church
[ Accent Because Character Different Film Myself Olivia Play Quite Similar Something Would]
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]
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]
It's really interesting that whenever you do something that is so out of character, like having an emotional outburst, that you don't get in trouble. Beth Henley
[ Character Emotional Get Having Interesting Out Outburst Really Something Trouble Whenever]
I can move my characters through it easily, because I understand the background; I've really studied it. Jean M. Auel
[ Background Because Characters Easily Move Really Studied Through Understand]
Obviously you have to have talent in order to play so you can't overlook that, but we won't overlook the character issue when it comes to talent because if they have talent and they don't have character, it's going to be very difficult to coach that person. Tim Buckley
[ Because Character Coach Comes Difficult Going Issue Obviously Order Overlook Person Play Talent Very Won]
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character. Grenville Kleiser
[ Character Constant Develop Greatness Self-Control Self-Discipline]
Ever since I became a Muslim, I've had to deal with attempts to damage my reputation and countless insinuations seeking to cast doubt on my character and trying to connect me to causes which I do not subscribe to. Cat Stevens
[ Attempts Became Cast Causes Character Connect Countless Damage Deal Doubt Ever Had Muslim Reputation Seeking Since Subscribe Trying Which]
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]
I can't wait til I get the chance to be a character and how my face looks isn't the first consideration. Kelly Lynch
[ Chance Character Consideration Face First Get How Looks Til Wait]
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. John F. Kennedy Wisdom
[ Characters Chinese Composed Crisis Danger Opportunity Other Represents Two Word Written]
Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day. Orison Swett Marden
[ Career Character Colored Come Contact Day Environment Estimate Every Largely Life Modified Molded Outlook Shaped Surroundings Upon Value Whole Whom Will Your Yourself]
I do what I do because of Walt Disney - his films and his theme park and his characters and his joy in entertaining. John Lasseter
[ Because Characters Disney Entertaining Films His Joy Park Theme Walt]
The growing tide of anti-Semitism shocks the conscious of everyone who values freedom, and the ugly, hateful acts particularly stain the character of democracies where liberty and religious freedom are supposed to be respected. Mike Ferguson
[ Acts Anti-Semitism Character Conscious Democracies Everyone Freedom Growing Hateful Liberty Particularly Religious Respected Shocks Stain Supposed Tide Ugly Values Where]
Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of the characters I've played. I'm not. That's why it's called 'acting'. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Acting Any Called Characters Moment Played Really Think Why]
Everything is so funny in the movie. The funniest thing about the movie is the transformations they were able to make with the characters. Joe Viterelli
[ Able Characters Everything Funniest Funny Make Movie Thing Transformations Were]
I do not use any set methods, not even The Method. The character after all is in the lines. Donald Pleasence
[ After Any Character Even Lines Method Methods Set Use]
An ignorant person with a bad character is like an unarmed robber, but a learned person with a blog is a robber fully armed. Mickey Kaus
[ Armed Bad Blog Character Fully Ignorant Learned Person Robber Unarmed]
I think you can find yourself on one of these shows for a long period of time and think that all you'll ever be able to do is that character. Certainly people think of you that way. William Petersen
[ Able Certainly Character Ever Find Long Period Shows These Think Time Way Yourself]
What I remember myself from films, and what I love about films, is specific scenes and characters. Harmony Korine
[ Characters Films Love Myself Remember Scenes Specific]
Definitely they write themselves. It's an amazing experience. It's like the characters have come alive and are sitting on my shoulder talking to me, telling me their tales. R. A. Salvatore
[ Alive Amazing Characters Come Definitely Experience Shoulder Sitting Tales Talking Telling Their Themselves Write]
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]
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]
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases. John Adams
[ Authority Because Character Corrupts Demands Importance Increase Increases Moral Position Power Society]
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]
Have not prisons - which kill all will and force of character in man, which enclose within their walls more vices than are met with on any other spot of the globe - always been universities of crime? Peter Kropotkin
[ Always Any Been Character Crime Enclose Force Globe Kill Man Met More Other Prisons Spot Than Their Universities Vices Walls Which Will Within]
I'm a firm believer that character is highly overrated. Character is a trick that we do with the audience's collusion. William H. Macy
[ Audience Believer Character Collusion Firm Highly Overrated Trick]
Character... is a habit, the daily choice of right over wrong; it is a moral quality which grows to maturity in peace and is not suddenly developed on the outbreak of war. Charles Wilson
[ Character Choice Daily Developed Grows Habit Maturity Moral Outbreak Over Peace Quality Right Suddenly War Which 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]
I cannot think of any character below the flatterer, except he who envies him. Richard Steele
[ Any Below Cannot Character Envies Except Flatterer Him Think]
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 proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born. Dean Inge
[ Before Born Character Child Hundred Influence Proper Time Years]
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]
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]
From all this it follows what the general character of the problem of the development of a body of scientific knowledge is, in so far as it depends on elements internal to science itself. Talcott Parsons
[ Body Character Depends Development Elements Far Follows General Internal Itself Knowledge Problem Science Scientific]
They're all based on factual characters. Well, a good amount of them. That's why I was attracted to this genre anyways, because these characters are so large and cartoonish, they're like caricatures, I just felt that there had to be a film made about them. Guy Ritchie
[ Amount Anyways Attracted Based Because Caricatures Cartoonish Characters Factual Felt Film Genre Good Had Just Large Made Them These Well Why]
I'm in the business to push it. I'm not likely to be attracted to characters I've already done. Mark Harmon
[ Already Attracted Business Characters Done Likely Push]
No one knows his true character until he has run out of gas, purchased something on the installment plan and raised an adolescent. Marcelene Cox Parenting
[ Adolescent Character Gas His Installment Knows Out Plan Purchased Raised Run Something True Until]
Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners. Lord Chesterfield
[ Characteristic Folly Frequent Ill Laughter Loud Manners]
Originality depends only on the character of the drawing and the vision peculiar to each artist. Georges Seurat
[ Artist Character Depends Drawing Each Only Originality Peculiar Vision]
In writing a series of stories about the same characters, plan the whole series in advance in some detail, to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies. L. Sprague de Camp
[ Advance Avoid Characters Contradictions Detail Inconsistencies Plan Same Series Some Stories Whole Writing]
There's a certain way you stand to give yourself authority, which gives you the texture for the part. I chose that my character hadn't been married, he'd worked his way up the chain of command. For a small cameo role, I gave it a lot of thought. Mark Goddard
[ Authority Been Cameo Certain Chain Character Chose Command Gave Give Gives Hadn His Lot Married Part Role Small Stand Texture Thought Up Way Which Worked Yourself]
I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again. Mary A. Ward
[ Again Begins Born Character Comes Day Experiment Go His How Into Life Man Moment Noble Off Out Religion Sensitive Show Spiritual Throw Wanted Where Wilderness]
Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are. Colleen Atwood
[ Before Character Costumes Does Establish First Impression Open Really Their]
Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people. Ibrahim Babangida
[ Attributes Change Character Conviction Defining Essential Freedom Happened Importantly Liberty Love Most National Nothing Our Remain]
There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on "Friends" is. Jon Stewart
[ Argue Because Character Favorite Friends Hours Impartial Jury Such Their Thing Web]
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]
Take characters that Nicholson or De Niro play: they're not always tough. Tom Berenger
[ Always Characters De Nicholson Niro Play Take Tough]
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]
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 one book, CACHALOT, just for my own amusement, every character is based directly on someone I have known. Alan Dean Foster
[ Amusement Based Book Character Directly Every Just Known Own Someone]
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]
I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been. Margaret Mahy
[ Been Book Characters Collection House However Knew Land Life Mainly May Models None Occupied Old Once Rather Smiles Students Their These Though True Varied Way Were Young]
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]
Human education is concerned with certain changes in the intellects, characters and behavior of men, its problems being roughly included under these four topics: Aims, materials, means and methods. Edward Thorndike
[ Aims Behavior Being Certain Changes Characters Concerned Education Four Human Included Intellects Materials Means Men Methods Problems Roughly These Topics Under]
Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world's record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument. Justin Winsor
[ Another August Blunder Character Discovery Hardly His History Little Made Monument More Name New Opportunities Profane Record Than World]
Many novelists take well-defined, precise characters, whose stories are sometimes of mediocre interest, and place them in an important historical context, which remains secondary in spite of everything. Raymond Queneau
[ Characters Context Everything Historical Important Interest Many Mediocre Novelists Place Precise Remains Secondary Sometimes Spite Stories Take Them Well-Defined Which Whose]
There's a button that goes On and I'm On. And when I go On, there is almost no me; there is just a character who is doing all this. Gisele Bundchen
[ Almost Button Character Doing Go Goes Just]
George Liquor is really the richest character I have. I'm amazed there aren't 365 episodes about him on TV already. John Kricfalusi
[ Already Amazed Character Episodes George Him Liquor Really Richest Tv]
Beauty has a lot to do with character. Kevyn Aucoin Beauty
[ Beauty Character Lot]
I'm always happier and a better actor when I can really lose myself in a character and become somebody else. Kevin Bacon
[ Actor Always Become Better Character Else Happier Lose Myself Really Somebody]
Do not ghettoize society by putting people into legal categories of gender, race, ethnicity, language, or other such characteristics. Preston Manning
[ Categories Characteristics Ethnicity Gender Into Language Legal Other Putting Race Society Such]
I wanted to give readers the feeling of knowing the characters, a mental image. Michael Chabon
[ Characters Feeling Give Image Knowing Mental Readers Wanted]
Texas was defined by its larger-than-life characters, particularly politicians. Jessica Savitch
[ Characters Defined Particularly Politicians Texas]
Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character. James Russell Lowell
[ Being Character Foundation Impossible Pretence Saps Sincerity Unless Very Whole]
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]
In the years since I worked with John Hughes, there were many years where I literally had hundred of doors slammed in my face because I wasn't that kid anymore, and I wasn't a character actor, and I wasn't a leading man, and I wasn't whatever Hollywood was looking for. Anthony Michael Hall
[ Actor Anymore Because Character Doors Face Had Hollywood Hughes Hundred John Kid Leading Literally Looking Man Many Since Slammed Were Whatever Where Worked Years]
Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning. Charles Eastman
[ Birth Characteristic Deed Either Given Indian Meaning Names Nicknames Playful Religious Spirit Such Symbolic Were]
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]
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]
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]
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]
In the Emperor's New Clothes, they got a different celebrity to do each voice. They drew up a picture of each character and then each actor wrote their own part. Melissa Joan Hart
[ Actor Celebrity Character Clothes Different Drew Each Emperor Got New Own Part Picture Their Then Up Voice Wrote]
Character is much easier kept than recovered. Thomas Paine
[ Character Easier Kept Much Recovered Than]
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]
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]
Well first of all you have to make the character strong so that people can follow that. And then hopefully that character can integrate with the background of the social situation that people can recognize. Oliver Stone
[ Background Character First Follow Hopefully Integrate Make Recognize Situation Social Strong Then Well]
Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them. Napoleon Bonaparte
[ Acts Ambition Bad Character Depends Direct Endowed Good Great May Passion Perform Principles Them Those Very Which]
To give a character life in a short space of time, it helps if you arrive on screen with a past. Jeanne Moreau
[ Arrive Character Give Helps Life Past Screen Short Space Time]
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]
Like De Niro. He's one of the best character actors we have ever had. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actors Best Character De Ever Had Niro]
Character is more important than talent. Edwin Louis Cole
[ Character Important More Talent Than]
Firmness in enduring and exertion is a character I always wish to possess. I have always despised the whining yelp of complaint and cowardly resolve. Robert Burns
[ Always Character Complaint Cowardly Despised Enduring Exertion Firmness Possess Resolve Whining Wish]
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]
In the initial season of a show, you're figuring out your character and their life and their background and you're putting together all the chapters of the book. Sophia Bush
[ Background Book Chapters Character Figuring Initial Life Out Putting Season Show Their Together Your]
Infelicity is an ill to which all acts are heir which have the general character of ritual or ceremonial, all conventional acts. J. L. Austin
[ Acts Ceremonial Character Conventional General Heir Ill Ritual Which]
I think that acting involves doing your job so well that you are able to help the viewer identify with the character. Ally Sheedy
[ Able Acting Character Doing Help Identify Involves Job Think Viewer Well Your]
I'm called away by particular business - but I leave my character behind me. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
[ Away Behind Business Called Character Leave Particular]
Getting to meet people that I've admired my entire life, and getting to meet them in such a way where they're coming in to play completely different characters than I had ever seen them do is just wonderful. Will Friedle
[ Admired Characters Coming Completely Different Entire Ever Getting Had Just Life Meet Play Seen Such Than Them Way Where Wonderful]
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]
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]
Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character. Bo Bennett
[ Arts Building Character Fighting Martial]
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]
People ask me to record their answering machines all the time. I love it. It's a miracle to me that people want to hear back those characters. Mike Myers
[ Answering Ask Back Characters Hear Love Machines Miracle Record Their Those Time Want]
The implementation measures of both Covenants, but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights, were considerably weakened to the point where they assumed an optional character. Rene Cassin
[ Assumed Both Character Civil Concerning Considerably Covenant Especially Implementation Measures Optional Point Political Rights Those Weakened Were Where]
Perhaps, all writers walk such a line. In general - as we all do in our dreams - I believe I put something of myself into all the characters in my novels, male as well as female. Rose Tremain
[ Believe Characters Dreams Female General Into Line Male Myself Novels Our Perhaps Put Something Such Walk Well Writers]
That's true, you don't want to let anybody down and here are millions of people who've been waiting for their favorite characters to be brought to life and you don't want to disappoint. Rebecca Romijn
[ Anybody Been Brought Characters Disappoint Down Favorite Here Life Millions Their True Waiting Want]
A scientist is an unlikely character to put at the center of a movie. Bill Condon
[ Center Character Movie Put Scientist Unlikely]
The bottom line always remains the same: What is the basic humanity of the character? How do I make them resonate with the reader? Len Wein
[ Always Basic Bottom Character How Humanity Line Make Reader Remains Resonate Same Them]
The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character. Arnold Schwarzenegger
[ Build Character Fight Gym Life Only Physically Resistance Strong]
What I took back, because of my exposure to the Jewish music of the 30s and the 40s in my upbringing with my father, was that kind of theatrical songwriting. It was always a part of my character. This desire to make people laugh. Pete Townshend
[ Always Back Because Character Desire Exposure Father Jewish Kind Laugh Make Music Part Songwriting Theatrical Took Upbringing]
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]
People who were more concerned with themselves and looking good to their readers then they were with the characters sacrificed a series for the sake of a story. Len Wein
[ Characters Concerned Good Looking More Readers Sacrificed Sake Series Story Their Themselves Then Were]
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people. Claiborne Pell
[ Character Destruction Education Fort Gold Mass Our States Strength Sum Total United Weapons]
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]
If there is a book that the script came from you have to read it, you have to see what you can get out of it: mood, back story and things that may not even be in the film. They kick off your imagination and broaden the character, I think. Miranda Otto
[ Back Book Broaden Came Character Even Film Get Imagination Kick May Mood Off Out Read Script See Story Things Think Your]
George Lucas puts those types of characters in for the kids. Same with Jar Jar. Peter Mayhew
[ Characters George Jar Kids Lucas Puts Same Those Types]
Character is supreme in life, hence Jesus stood supreme in the supreme thing - so supreme that, when we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code but a character. E. Stanley Jones
[ Add Character Christ Code Hence Human Ideal Jesus Life Longer Standard Stood Supreme Thing Think Virtue]
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]
Up to that point I never really knew what my character would be expected to do, and prior to accepting the job I had actually turned down the role three times before finally giving in. Gil Gerard
[ Accepting Actually Before Character Down Expected Finally Giving Had Job Knew Never Point Prior Really Role Three Times Turned Up Would]
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man. Saskya Pandita
[ Blame Characteristics Cheered Excellent Grieved Know Man Ones Own Powers Praise Thoroughly Virtues]
It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics of reproduction are so vastly improved, there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played. Ludwig Wittgenstein
[ Characteristic Fewer How Improved Just Know Mechanics Music Played Reproduction Should Vastly]
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]
The ability of Americans to toss off oppressive characters is the most rewarding aspect, to me, of U.S. history. Norman Corwin
[ Ability Americans Aspect Characters History Most Off Oppressive Rewarding Toss]
The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life. Anna Letitia Barbauld
[ Characteristic Choose Great Important Life Mark Mind Most Object Pursue Some]
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]
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]
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]
A man's character is his guardian divinity. Heraclitus
[ Character Divinity Guardian His Man]
I read every script from beginning to end, and I read every draft that I can. I like the show, I like the character, and I want to protect both of those things. Victoria Pratt
[ Beginning Both Character Draft End Every Protect Read Script Show Things Those Want]
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 know some things when I start. I know, let's say, that the play is going to be a 1970s or a 1930s play, and it's going to be about a piano, but that's it. I slowly discover who the characters are as I go along. August Wilson
[ Along Characters Discover Go Going Know Piano Play Say Slowly Some Start Things]
Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself. Walter Anderson
[ Bad Character Choose Defines Gift Gravity Happen How Immobilized Itself Life Loss Most Pain Perpetual Precious Quality Respond Rise Sadness Sit Them Things Treasure]
I desire to assist in attracting to this profession young men of character and ability, also to help those already engaged in the profession to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training. Joseph Pulitzer
[ Ability Acquire Already Also Assist Attracting Character Desire Engaged Help Highest Intellectual Men Moral Profession Those Training Young]
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]
The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition. Sigmund Freud
[ Ambition Bed Between Character Connection Intimate Neurotics Psychoanalysis Recognize Taught Trait Us]
I only work with actors who take full responsibility for their characters. Jonathan Demme
[ Actors Characters Full Only Responsibility Take Their Work]
Style is the image of character. Edward Gibbon
[ Character Image Style]
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]
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]
What about Mickey Mouse? Disney tried very hard to make him a star. But Mickey Mouse is more of a symbol than a real character. Joseph Barbera
[ Character Disney Hard Him Make Mickey More Mouse Real Star Symbol Than Tried Very]
To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies. Willa Cather
[ Artist Best Character Creative Deepest Define Equally Everything His Lies Limitations Note Only Presented Range Reporter Sympathies Talent View Well Within Write Writer]
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]
Our empirical criterion for a series of theories is that it should produce new facts. The idea of growth and the concept of empirical character are soldered into one. Imre Lakatos
[ Character Concept Criterion Empirical Facts Growth Idea Into New Our Produce Series Should Theories]
But at the same time, the commonplace statement about them is true: every character is the hero of his own story. Each has a justification for his actions that is convincing to him. It's fun to give these people voices. Thomas Perry
[ Actions Character Commonplace Convincing Each Every Fun Give Hero Him His Justification Own Same Statement Story Them These Time True Voices]
I think all actors are supposed to be character actors. Dennis Farina
[ Actors Character Supposed Think]
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]
Neither sex, without some fertilization of the complimentary characters of the other, is capable of the highest reaches of human endeavor. Jean-Paul Sartre
[ Capable Characters Complimentary Endeavor Fertilization Highest Human Neither Other Reaches Sex Some Without]
Every part I play is just a variant of my own personality. No real character actor, of course, just me. Michael Gambon
[ Actor Character Course Every Just Own Part Personality Play Real Variant]
One of the characteristics of plays that are made into films is that they can be very talky. Tom Wilkinson
[ Characteristics Films Into Made Plays Very]
If I'm really considering doing film from now on then that is the smart thing to do, or you can go either way. You can just do the same character over and over again and make a different comedy like over and over again. Ray Romano
[ Again Character Comedy Considering Different Doing Either Film Go Just Make Now Over Really Same Smart Then Thing Way]
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker. Plutarch
[ Character Disposition Mind Seen Speaker State Words]
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]
There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures. Thomas Browne
[ Cannot Carry Certain Characters Faces May Motto Natures Our Read Souls Them Wherein Which]
I think people throughout the world identify with my characters. Sidney Sheldon
[ Characters Identify Think Throughout World]
My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives. Harvey Fierstein
[ Aids Apart Because Change Characters Critics Going Had How Lives Picked Play Safe Sex Talked Their Thought Untrue Which]
By action and reaction do we become strong or weak, according to the character of our thoughts and mental states. Fear is the deadly nightshade of the mind. Edward Walker
[ According Action Become Character Deadly Fear Mental Mind Our Reaction States Strong Thoughts Weak]
Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative. Ken Follett
[ Been Books Characters Decorative Masculine Often Rather Thrillers Traditionally Very Women]
For in 1900 all electromagnetic radiation of longer wavelengths was already known at least to the extent that one could not seek in it the more striking characteristics of X-rays such as, for example, the strong penetrating power. Max von Laue
[ Already Characteristics Could Electromagnetic Example Extent Known Least Longer More Penetrating Power Radiation Seek Striking Strong Such Wavelengths X-Rays]
I always start from scratch with a character - they're never based on anyone else. You get ideas of what people look like, and I'm a great people watcher. You can draw inspiration from people. Amanda Burton
[ Always Anyone Based Character Draw Else Get Great Ideas Inspiration Look Never Scratch Start]
I was born with an adult head and a tiny body. Like a 'Peanuts' character. Jon Stewart
[ Adult Body Born Character Head Peanuts Tiny]
When the 'Seinfeld' show said it was going to be a show about nothing, everybody said it couldn't - wouldn't work. It did. 'Thor' is about something, about that character finding his destiny, but it's not doing what was expected... and yet it's doing very well. J. Michael Straczynski
[ Character Destiny Did Doing Everybody Expected Finding Going His Nothing Said Seinfeld Show Something Very Well Work Yet]
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]
And I have been able to establish this sort of decent reputation as being a decent character actor. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Able Actor Been Being Character Decent Establish Reputation Sort]
I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it. Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters. It's really not all lesbians any more. Alison Bechdel
[ Any Change Characters Different Especially Get Having Hope Kinds Lesbians More Now Read Really Strip Without]
Character is destiny. Heraclitus
[ Character Destiny]
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]
Our first scene is sort of a reunion between the X-Men characters, which establishes everyone's relationship to one another, sort of like a recap for all those who have forgotten since the last movie. Shawn Ashmore
[ Another Between Characters Establishes Everyone First Forgotten Last Movie Our Relationship Reunion Scene Since Sort Those Which X-Men]
Poverty is the schoolmaster of character. Antiphanes
[ Character Poverty Schoolmaster]
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]
In terms of the frustration of my character, I suppose any teenager has probably gone through that, in terms of telling their parents, I want to do one thing, and their parent says no. I think parents sometimes forget that they were children. Parminder Nagra
[ Any Character Children Forget Frustration Gone Parent Parents Probably Says Sometimes Suppose Teenager Telling Terms Their Thing Think Through Want Were]
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]
The same energy of character which renders a man a daring villain would have rendered him useful in society, had that society been well organized. Mary Wollstonecraft Shelley
[ Been Character Daring Energy Had Him Man Organized Rendered Renders Same Society Useful Villain Well Which Would]
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]
The talent for discovering the unique and marketable characteristics of a product and service is a designer's most valuable asset. Primo Angeli
[ Asset Characteristics Designer Discovering Marketable Most Product Service Talent Unique Valuable]
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]
It's the weirdest thing. When you go into acting, you expect to be a huge star and to be recognized... It did happen, but not in the way you expect it to... In L.A., I'm just another character actor. Dan Castellaneta
[ Acting Actor Another Character Did Expect Go Happen Huge Into Just Recognized Star Thing Way Weirdest]
But I also wanted to give them an intelligent emotional journey, without having to suspend reality - to be able to look at those characters and see reasons for the relationships and why what happens happens. Graeme Murphy
[ Able Also Characters Emotional Give Happens Having Intelligent Journey Look Reality Reasons Relationships See Suspend Them Those Wanted Why Without]
Oppression is something that one group of people commits against another group specifically because of a threatening characteristic shared by the latter group. Robin Morgan
[ Against Another Because Characteristic Commits Group Latter Oppression Shared Something Specifically Threatening]
I am more spontaneous than my character. Gillian Anderson
[ Am Character More Spontaneous Than]
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]
We are starting off with our own different characters and our own laws and everything, looking at Bruce Wayne and how he came to be the person that he was and how he comes to be this man that jumps around in the Bat suit. Christian Bale
[ Around Bat Bruce Came Characters Comes Different Everything How Jumps Laws Looking Man Off Our Own Person Starting Suit Wayne]
A man's character is his fate. Heraclitus
[ Character Fate His Man]
I mean I tried to transform myself through characters throughout my career. Charlize Theron
[ Career Characters Mean Myself Through Throughout Transform Tried]
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]
I play a recurring role for a character named Doctor Imo. I assist the villain and show up from time to time. Keir Dullea
[ Assist Character Doctor Named Play Recurring Role Show Time Up Villain]
And I have to credit David Jacobs with the opportunities he gave me. He was totally into sharing the creation of characters. David put together a show that told the story of people over many years' time and that was greatly enjoyable. Though nowadays that is frowned upon. William Devane
[ Characters Creation Credit David Enjoyable Frowned Gave Greatly Into Jacobs Many Nowadays Opportunities Over Put Sharing Show Story Though Time Together Told Totally Upon Years]
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]
I'm a neurotic New York Jew by birth. Creating characters is second nature to me. Len Wein
[ Birth Characters Creating Jew Nature Neurotic New Second York]
The audience has to understand that if the film is going to have any meaning for them. If they are going to empathize with the characters, they have to visualize the process of concentration involved in making every move. Conrad Hall
[ Any Audience Characters Concentration Every Film Going Involved Making Meaning Move Process Them Understand Visualize]
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]
A man's character never changes radically from youth to old age. What happens is that circumstances bring out characteristics which have not been obvious to the superficial observer. Hesketh Pearson
[ Age Been Bring Changes Character Characteristics Circumstances Happens Man Never Observer Obvious Old Out Radically Superficial Which Youth]
In each of my characters there is a little of me. Not strictly autobiographical but a little piece of my soul. Dario Argento
[ Autobiographical Characters Each Little Piece Soul Strictly]
I don't think of myself as a character actress - that's become a phrase which means you've had it. Bette Davis
[ Actress Become Character Had Means Myself Phrase Think Which]
Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive characters are seared with scars. Khalil Gibran
[ Characters Emerged Massive Most Out Scars Souls Strongest Suffering]
He invented this idea of telling the life story of a great writer through becoming his characters and becoming him. It was such a pleasure and I thought we must find another writer. Simon Callow
[ Another Becoming Characters Find Great Him His Idea Invented Life Must Pleasure Story Such Telling Thought Through Writer]
I'm a performer. I push the envelope, I work in a very uncontrolled manner onstage. I do a lot of free association, it's spontaneous, I go into character. Michael Richards
[ Association Character Envelope Free Go Into Lot Manner Onstage Performer Push Spontaneous Uncontrolled Very Work]
I think I may have become an actor to hide from myself. You can escape into a character. John Candy
[ Actor Become Character Escape Hide Into May Myself Think]
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]
I want to do a little bit of everything. I want to play a good, strong female character. Shannon Elizabeth
[ Bit Character Everything Female Good Little Play Strong Want]
When we see men of worth, we should think of equalling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inward and examine ourselves. Gustave Courbet
[ Character Contrary Examine Inward Men Ourselves See Should Them Think Turn Worth]
If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously. Jerry Garcia
[ Address Any Balls Character Effort Had Make Need Nerve Quality Real Really Righteously Society Whatever Would Wrongs]
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]
And from my character's point-of-view in Ravenous, he had been collected by Robert Carlyle's character, he had become infected by this ravenous, cannibalistic power, and he was making the best of it. Jeffrey Jones
[ Become Been Best Character Collected Had Infected Making Power Ravenous Robert]
I've done it with Broadcast News-where there was no finish line, there was no agenda that I had to move all the characters to this point, that I was sort of open to what happens. James L. Brooks
[ Agenda Broadcast Characters Done Finish Had Happens Line Move Open Point Sort]
I think so, Silence of the Lambs was a great, suspenseful thriller and I would expect Red Dragon to be similar. And I think it's very character driven. Emily Watson
[ Character Dragon Driven Expect Great Lambs Red Silence Similar Suspenseful Think Thriller Very Would]
I have too much respect for the characters I play to make them anything but as real as they can possibly be. I have a great deal of respect for all of them, otherwise I wouldn't do them. And I don't want to screw them by not portraying them honestly. Kyra Sedgwick
[ Anything Characters Deal Great Honestly Make Much Otherwise Play Portraying Possibly Real Respect Screw Them Too Want]
It was tough to try to be serious in front of Halle Berry and Pierce Brosnan with all this stuff in my face. There's never been a character that's looked this extreme. Rick Yune
[ Been Berry Character Extreme Face Front Halle Looked Never Pierce Serious Stuff Tough Try]
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]
I had no intention of pursuing either the characters or the setting further. Stephen R. Donaldson
[ Characters Either Further Had Intention Pursuing Setting]
All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy. John Ruskin
[ Characterize Effect External Fallacy Falseness Feelings Generally Impressions Our Pathetic Produce Same Things Us Violent Which Would]
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]
No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Ascribe Author Character Consistent Drew Ever Forced Human Inconsistencies Many Nature]
Creating a character on or off the stage is an escape. Roger Moore
[ Character Creating Escape Off Stage]
Each tribe has its characteristics, it is true. John H. Speke
[ Characteristics Each Tribe True]
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]
The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges. Walter Annenberg
[ Ability Challenges Character Having Meet Test]
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]
I guess there's a certain amount of poking fun at certain characters, but that's because there is something amusing about them or about the way they behave, so I guess you can say that that's poking fun at the character. But the character is your own invention, so who cares? Joel Coen
[ Amount Amusing Because Behave Cares Certain Character Characters Fun Guess Invention Own Poking Say Something Them Way Your]
I've made a wonderful living playing that theatrical character - the professional brassy dame. Ethel Merman
[ Character Dame Living Made Playing Professional Theatrical Wonderful]
When sex is necessary for the plot of a book, or a character development, then I don't shy away from it. Why should I? Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Away Book Character Development Necessary Plot Sex Should Shy Then Why]
I am positive that flexibility is a feminine characteristic. Emma Bonino
[ Am Characteristic Feminine Flexibility Positive]
It is definitely a challenge to play Nathan, but the more different he is from myself, the more interesting the character becomes for me. James Lafferty
[ Becomes Challenge Character Definitely Different Interesting More Myself Nathan Play]
One thing I hate in movies is when the camera starts circling around the characters. I find that totally fake. Takeshi Kitano
[ Around Camera Characters Circling Fake Find Hate Movies Starts Thing Totally]
But some actors I have met possess an intelligence that I can only dream of. It's about character, it's about behavior. They understand things about people that I simply don't see. Ron Silver
[ Actors Behavior Character Dream Intelligence Met Only Possess See Simply Some Things Understand]
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]
The characters emerge from my rather twisted mind. That's another enjoyable part of the job making stuff up. Jonathan Kellerman
[ Another Characters Emerge Enjoyable Job Making Mind Part Rather Stuff Twisted Up]
It doesn't really feel like it's got anything to do with me. I mean, I know I wrote it, and all that and invented the characters and made it up, but it's Mike's film, so doing the press and stuff, it feels a little bit inauthentic. I was just one component of it. Patrick Marber
[ Anything Bit Characters Component Doing Feel Feels Film Got Invented Just Know Little Made Mean Mike Press Really Stuff Up Wrote]
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]
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]
We are talking about someone who has lived. It must be honored in every respect. The fictional can take any kind of channel - according to the actor's marriage to the character. Kate Mulgrew
[ According Actor Any Channel Character Every Fictional Honored Kind Lived Marriage Must Respect Someone Take Talking]
I don't think my spirituality has affected my character. I feel like my character is much more cynical about his beliefs, and I think I have to kind of drop what I believe in order to play him. Jason Ritter
[ Affected Beliefs Believe Character Cynical Drop Feel Him His Kind More Much Order Play Spirituality Think]
When you go in and do a cool, small character, it feels less like work and more like fun. Balthazar Getty
[ Character Cool Feels Fun Go Less More Small Work]
If I had to choose criteria, for me, it's about first the director. I want to be a part of something that's good and intellectually challenging. After the director it's the character and the story. That's the deal for me. Giovanni Ribisi
[ After Challenging Character Choose Criteria Deal Director First Good Had Intellectually Part Something Story Want]
Slater's a big star and he's been in the business a long time. He's always in a good mood and easygoing but he takes his character very seriously. Uwe Boll
[ Always Been Big Business Character Easygoing Good His Long Mood Seriously Star Takes Time Very]
I do think I'm a character actor. Colin Firth
[ Actor Character Think]
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]
Never argue with your characters; they know themselves better than you do. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Argue Better Characters Know Never Than Themselves Your]
A man can become so accustomed to the thought of his own faults that he will begin to cherish them as charming little "personal characteristics." Helen Rowland
[ Accustomed Become Begin Characteristics Charming Cherish Faults His Little Man Own Personal Them Thought Will]
The moment comes when a character does or says something you hadn't thought about. At that moment he's alive and you leave it to him. Graham Greene
[ Alive Character Comes Does Hadn Him Leave Moment Says Something Thought]
The job of an actor is the same in all of them, really. I mean, you're just creating a character that you hope people will believe, so it doesn't make that much of a difference really. Rosamund Pike
[ Actor Believe Character Creating Difference Hope Job Just Make Mean Much Really Same Them Will]
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 have not thought too much about the psychology or life of the character Jonas in some time. Corin Nemec
[ Character Life Much Psychology Some Thought Time Too]
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]
I did that all the more, if I may say so, because I was aware of the fact that there is an inclination to go to extremes in German people, and in the German character generally. Fritz Sauckel
[ Aware Because Character Did Extremes Fact Generally German Go Inclination May More Say]
A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery. Orlando Bloom
[ Big Boy Character Develop Discovery Go Him Into Journey Man Part Personal Play Political Really Search Social Spiritual Try Wanted]
You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. Ronald Reagan Food
[ Alot Character Eating Fellow His Tell Way]
I don't think you can ever completely transform yourself on film, but if you do your job well, you can make people believe that you're the character you're trying to be. Frances McDormand
[ Believe Character Completely Ever Film Job Make Think Transform Trying Well Your Yourself]
I try to play characters who are different from myself, so I feel like this character is someone who is really different. I actually think that if I did what he did in this movie, I would get a restraining order put against me. Ryan Gosling
[ Actually Against Character Characters Did Different Feel Get Movie Myself Order Play Put Really Restraining Someone Think Try Would]
Honestly, at one time I though Babe Ruth was a cartoon character. I really did, I mean I wasn't born until 1961 and I grew up in Indiana. Don Mattingly
[ Babe Born Cartoon Character Did Grew Honestly Indiana Mean Really Ruth Though Time Until Up]
We knew we?d never find someone called Rock Hard, which was our ideal name, and for a while we toyed with the idea of just creating the character but never letting him get seen. James Frank
[ Called Character Creating Find Get Hard Him Idea Ideal Just Knew Letting Name Never Our Rock Seen Someone Toyed Which While]
The Goth character was a difficult thing to get my head round. I'm not really a fan of Goth music. I'm more a piano and guitar man - that's what I love. Richard Fleeshman
[ Character Difficult Fan Get Goth Guitar Head Love Man More Music Piano Really Round Thing]
Casting ethnic characters is a very hard thing to do, but it's important. It's also interesting. Darren Aronofsky
[ Also Casting Characters Ethnic Hard Important Interesting Thing Very]
I tell my students you have an absolute right to write about people you know and love. You do. But the kicker is you have a responsibility to make the characters large enough that you will not have sinned against them. Dorothy Allison
[ Absolute Against Characters Enough Know Large Love Make Responsibility Right Sinned Students Tell Them Will Write]
I've been on the show for six years and I don't even know what her history is. I sort of make things up in my mind, but I think it's hard for an audience to follow and invest in a character when they don't have the details. Crystal Chappell
[ Audience Been Character Details Even Follow Hard Her History Invest Know Make Mind Show Six Sort Things Think Up Years]
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]
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 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]
I often feel, and ever more deeply I realize, that fate and character are the same conception. Novalis
[ Character Conception Deeply Ever Fate Feel More Often Realize Same]
After a while, the characters I'm writing begin to feel real to me. That's when I know I'm heading in the right direction. Alice Hoffman
[ After Begin Characters Direction Feel Heading Know Real Right While Writing]
The object of man's worship, whatever it be, will naturally be his standard of perfection. He clothes it with every attribute, belonging, in his view, to a perfect character; and this character he himself endeavors to attain. Simon Greenleaf
[ Attain Attribute Belonging Character Clothes Endeavors Every Himself His Man Naturally Object Perfect Perfection Standard View Whatever Will Worship]
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]
Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character. Robert E. Lee Legal
[ Authority Character Foundation Lawful Manly Obedience]
It is our character that supports the promise of our future - far more than particular government programs or policies. William Bennett
[ Character Far Future Government More Our Particular Policies Programs Promise Supports Than]
A quality is something capable of being completely embodied. A law never can be embodied in its character as a law except by determining a habit. A quality is how something may or might have been. A law is how an endless future must continue to be. Charles Sanders Peirce
[ Been Being Capable Character Completely Continue Determining Embodied Endless Except Future Habit How Law May Might Must Never Quality Something]
Television provides the opportunity for an ongoing story - the opportunity to meld the cast and the characters and a world, and to spend more time there. David Lynch
[ Cast Characters More Ongoing Opportunity Provides Spend Story Television Time World]
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]
Places I've lived since then had to have some kind of uniqueness and character about them. And logically Key West, and then Down Island. So, all of that stuff sort of had it's roots in New Orleans and went crazy. Jimmy Buffett
[ Character Crazy Down Had Island Key Kind Lived Logically New Orleans Places Roots Since Some Sort Stuff Them Then Uniqueness Went West]
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]
If you're playing the character, you could say to yourself in 16 different ways, What if that didn't bother me? What if I knew exactly what he was talking about? What if I didn't get excited? Judd Hirsch
[ Bother Character Could Different Exactly Excited Get Knew Playing Say Talking Ways Yourself]
Public behavior is merely private character writ large. Stephen Covey
[ Behavior Character Large Merely Private Public Writ]
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]
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]
When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you throw punches at cartoon characters, they are not there, so you can swing through. It looks like you really decked them. Brendan Fraser
[ Actors Cartoon Characters Looks Pull Pulled Punches Really Stop Swing Them Through Throw]
If you have a very good concept of your character, you can snap into it. Sean Bean
[ Character Concept Good Into Snap Very Your]
It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art. Walter Hagen
[ Addition Art Beauty Character Constitutes Romantic Strangeness]
If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished. Richard M. Nixon
[ American Character Handout Impoverished Itself Permanent Route Take Will]
My stories are character driven. Terry McMillan
[ Character Driven Stories]
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]
To create characters, one must build background. And one of the tools we use is improvisation. Harvey Keitel
[ Background Build Characters Create Improvisation Must Tools Use]
What makes literature interesting is that it does not survive its translation. The characters in a novel are made out of the sentences. That's what their substance is. Jonathan Miller
[ Characters Does Interesting Literature Made Makes Novel Out Sentences Substance Survive Their Translation]
When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance. David Brin
[ Advance Along Begin Book Characters Deciding Discover Discovery Histories Inevitably Intrigues Many Much Past Political Prejudice Process Surround Their Them Things Too Vital Way Would]
Nor does the idea of a moral order asserting itself against attack or want of conformity answer in full to our feelings regarding the tragic character. Andrew Coyle Bradley
[ Against Answer Asserting Attack Character Conformity Does Feelings Full Idea Itself Moral Nor Order Our Regarding Tragic Want]
I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That's because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life. Tobey Maguire
[ Also Beauty Because Character Discovered Happiness Human Innocence Knowledge Life Might Naive Peace See Some Soul Traits]
Comics as art. I do comics as comics, and my opportunity to tell stories. Simple. Basic. Let the characters have the excitement, not the package. That's where I come from. Jaime Hernandez
[ Art Basic Characters Come Comics Excitement Opportunity Package Simple Stories Tell Where]
It's fun to play the character and then watch him later. Michael Shanks
[ Character Fun Him Later Play Then Watch]
All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity. James F. Cooper
[ Any Around Character Common Dependent Existence Greatness Him Individuality Man Mediocrity Never Other Partakes Than Which Will]
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]
By offering an education centered on values, the faculty in Catholic schools can create an interactive setting between parents and students that is geared toward long-term healthy character and scholastic development for all enrolled children. Mark Foley
[ Between Catholic Centered Character Children Create Development Education Enrolled Faculty Geared Healthy Interactive Long-Term Offering Parents Scholastic Schools Setting Students Toward Values]
Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another. Louis Farrakhan
[ Another Both Challenge Characteristics Developing Leadership Make Moral Overall Respected Us]
By moving them vertically, a representative mean curve could be formed, and individual events were then characterized by individual logarithmic differences from the standard curve. Charles Francis Richter
[ Characterized Could Curve Differences Events Formed Individual Logarithmic Mean Moving Representative Standard Them Then Vertically Were]
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]
It's really about, oh come on, this guy wouldn't say that or he wouldn't do that, you know, it's about the characters, about the story, about the situation. Walter Hill
[ Characters Come Guy Know Oh Really Say Situation Story]
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 feel like I've come out of this grown up, maybe because I live through the character vicariously and she grows up so much during the course of this story. Emmy Rossum
[ Because Character Come Course During Feel Grown Grows Live Maybe Much Out She Story Through Up Vicariously]
When I did the film Generations, in which the character died, I felt like a guest for the first time. That made me very sad. William Shatner
[ Character Did Died Felt Film First Generations Guest Made Sad Time Very Which]
The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this, as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character. Stephen Gardiner
[ Cannot Character Derives Exterior Inspiration Interior Life Much Since Without]
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character. Tony Robbins
[ Character Crucible Difficulty Forms Surmounting]
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]
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]
It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes. Arianna Huffington
[ Abilities Attempt Attitudes Between Characteristics Differences Disastrous Female Fit Force Futile Into Keeping Masculine Pattern Pretense Sexes Skills Specifically Suppress Their Them Up Women Would]
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]
The most unrealistic thing I've ever read in comics is when some group of characters calls themselves the Brotherhood of Evil or the Masters of Evil. I don't believe any character believes their goals to be truly evil. Len Wein
[ Any Believe Believes Brotherhood Calls Character Characters Comics Ever Evil Goals Group Masters Most Read Some Their Themselves Thing Truly Unrealistic]
The relationship between reader and characters is very difficult. It is even more peculiar than the relationship between the writer and his characters. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Between Characters Difficult Even His More Peculiar Reader Relationship Than Very Writer]
An absolutely different and distinctive character. George Edmund Street
[ Absolutely Character Different Distinctive]
I don't know how many times I can sit there and talk about my character or my life. It's interesting to talk about experiences in the context of something you're doing for somebody else, and particularly if you can persuade others to join you in your support. Wendie Malick
[ Character Context Doing Else Experiences How Interesting Join Know Life Many Others Particularly Persuade Sit Somebody Something Support Talk Times Your]
But the same thing was true in the army. You slept in a barracks with all kinds of people of every nationality, every trade, every character and quality you can imagine, and that was a good experience. Shelby Foote
[ Army Barracks Character Every Experience Good Imagine Kinds Nationality Quality Same Slept Thing Trade True]
Preacher is a book that somehow allows me time by its settling on it's characters, that sort of modern gothic western feel. You're not likely to see the boat veering too far from that. Garth Ennis
[ Allows Boat Book Characters Far Feel Gothic Likely Modern Preacher See Settling Somehow Sort Time Too Veering Western]
When a child grows up without a father, there is an empty place where someone must stand, providing an example of character and confidence. Steve Largent
[ Character Child Confidence Empty Example Father Grows Must Place Providing Someone Stand Up Where Without]
Our life is a book that writes itself and whose principal themes sometimes escape us. We are like characters in a novel who do not always understand what the author wants of them. Julien Green
[ Always Author Book Characters Escape Itself Life Novel Our Principal Sometimes Them Themes Understand Us Wants Whose Writes]
But Germany will always suffer, I fear, from the intensely dramatic character of the crimes of the Third Reich. Douglas Hurd
[ Always Character Crimes Dramatic Fear Germany Intensely Reich Suffer Third Will]
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]
A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks. Thomas Jefferson
[ Advise Ball Body Boldness Character Companion Constant Enterprise Exercise Exercises Games Gives Gun Independence Makes Mind Moderate Nature Others Played Species Stamp Strong Therefore Too Violent Walks While Your]
A nation is a totality of men united through community of fate into a community of character. Otto Bauer
[ Character Community Fate Into Men Nation Through Totality United]
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]
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's a funny show. The characters are surprisingly likable, given how ugly they are. We've got this huge cast of characters that we can move around. And over the last few seasons, we've explored some of the secondary characters' personal lives a bit more. Matt Groening
[ Around Bit Cast Characters Explored Few Funny Given Got How Huge Last Likable Lives More Move Over Personal Seasons Secondary Show Some Surprisingly Ugly]
New York in a way functions as another character within the story, as it does within most of Woody Allen's stories. Radha Mitchell
[ Allen Another Character Does Functions Most New Stories Story Way Within Woody York]
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]
Nobody is surprised that women writers accurately represent male characters over and over again, no doubt because everybody knows that women understand men much better than vice-versa. Peter Straub
[ Accurately Again Because Better Characters Doubt Everybody Knows Male Men Much Nobody Over Represent Surprised Than Understand Women Writers]
I love doing theater so much - being in front of an audience and seeing how a character grows and develops with every performance. Jerry Hall
[ Audience Being Character Develops Doing Every Front Grows How Love Much Performance Seeing Theater]
There were episodes where I would wear seven or eight outfits. It took a lot of time to get those together. What the character wears is very essential to how I create the character. Donna Mills
[ Character Create Eight Episodes Essential Get How Lot Outfits Seven Those Time Together Took Very Wear Wears Were Where Would]
Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures. Michael Novak
[ Awful Bishop Character Even Every Figures Last Literature Movie Much Pope Portrayed Practically Shows These Western Years]
I 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 like doing them and they're ridiculous and the actors can improvise a lot, and they don't have to be really realistic characters that hit a very specific tone as in a feature film. They're really fun, I want to make more of them definitely. Jim Jarmusch
[ Actors Characters Definitely Doing Feature Film Fun Hit Improvise Lot Make More Realistic Really Ridiculous Specific Them Tone Very Want]
Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate. Raymond E. Feist
[ Also Certain Characters Charm Choice Due Duplicate Earlier Had Hard Lead Magician Mostly Put Risky Success Try Would]
I much prefer playing the bad guys. I think they are always the most interesting characters. I liken it to painting: if you're playing the good guy, you get three colors: red, white and blue. But if you're the bad guy, you get the whole palette. Ronny Cox
[ Always Bad Blue Characters Colors Get Good Guy Guys Interesting Liken Most Much Painting Palette Playing Prefer Red Think Three White Whole]
I think the main thing was that the character couldn't speak in regular language, so he had to be mimed. Peter Mayhew
[ Character Had Language Main Regular Speak Thing Think]
I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them - and having them still have dignity and still survive, still get through it. Jodie Foster
[ Been Characters Dignity Get Having Marginalized Playing Saved Society Some Still Survive Them Through Ways]
When the venture has been made of dealing with historical events and characters, it always seems fair towards the reader to avow what liberties have been taken, and how much of the sketch is founded on history. Charlotte Mary Yonge
[ Always Been Characters Dealing Events Fair Founded Historical History How Liberties Made Much Reader Seems Sketch Taken Towards Venture]
The puppet characters were combinations of people I had known and to some degree aspects of my own personality. Weird was based on someone I knew in Chicago. Dirty Dragon was based on a good friend I had in Indianapolis. William Jackson
[ Aspects Based Characters Chicago Combinations Degree Dirty Dragon Friend Good Had Indianapolis Knew Known Own Personality Puppet Some Someone Weird Were]
They are imaginary characters. But perhaps not solely the products of my imagination, since there are some aspects of the characters that relate to my own experience of a wide variety of people. Margaret Mahy
[ Aspects Characters Experience Imaginary Imagination Own Perhaps Products Relate Since Solely Some Variety Wide]
I loved Old School. I thought Old School was very different than a lot of the comedies that had come out. And that character I liked. I tried to ground him very much in reality and play him very much finding things important to him that are somewhat ridiculous. Vince Vaughn
[ Character Come Comedies Different Finding Ground Had Him Important Liked Lot Loved Much Old Out Play Reality Ridiculous School Somewhat Than Things Thought Tried Very]
To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory's vault and mix in a sad memory from one's own life. Albert Finney
[ Character Deep Emotion Feels Go Into Life Memory Mix Must Own Sad Vault]
You just drop a character like this that and the other and it's done. Terrence Howard
[ Character Done Drop Just Other]
I'm always willing to endure humiliation on behalf of my characters. Ben Stiller
[ Always Behalf Characters Endure Humiliation Willing]
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]
I wanted more in depth ideas about the character and it never came. Nicholas Lea
[ Came Character Depth Ideas More Never Wanted]
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]
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]
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]
You have to love the characters you play, even if no one else does. Glenn Close
[ Characters Does Else Even Love Play]
The constraints of melodrama can be a great blessing, because they demand that all the characters involved - as absurd and extreme as they may initially seem - must stay utterly rooted in their own reality, or the whole project collapses. Stanley Tucci
[ Absurd Because Blessing Characters Collapses Constraints Demand Extreme Great Initially Involved May Melodrama Must Own Project Reality Rooted Seem Stay Their Utterly Whole]
I made the character as much of myself as I could. Gil Gerard
[ Character Could Made Much Myself]
All I try to do is as earnestly and as acutely as I can, conceive a character and try to portray this character just honestly. If the humor is within the absurdity and the awfulness of situations, then let it be seen that way. Patrick Warburton
[ Absurdity Acutely Character Conceive Earnestly Honestly Humor Just Portray Seen Situations Then Try Way Within]
Good humor isn't a trait of character, it is an art which requires practice. David Seabury
[ Art Character Good Humor Practice Requires Trait Which]
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]
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint. Lewis H. Lapham
[ Alike Athletic Both Burdens Character Consists Degrees Effort Follower Imposes Intellectual Leader Leadership Moral Rather Requires Self-Restraint Technique Than Traits]
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]
In order to fully realise our aspirations, we must create in the masses of the people the sense of sacrifice and responsibility that has been the characteristic of the anarchist movement throughout its historic development in Spain. Frederica Montseny
[ Anarchist Aspirations Been Characteristic Create Development Fully Historic Masses Movement Must Order Our Realise Responsibility Sacrifice Sense Spain Throughout]
When I first started acting, I started in opera and had a great desire to play grand, tragic characters. I got sidetracked in musical theater and ended up doing a lot of comedy. Leslie Easterbrook
[ Acting Characters Comedy Desire Doing Ended First Got Grand Great Had Lot Musical Opera Play Sidetracked Started Theater Tragic Up]
I consider myself fortunate that I've been able to find a character that people have responded to. Dennis Franz
[ Able Been Character Consider Find Fortunate Myself Responded]
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]
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]
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]
There's one thing everyone should understand: I like my character. Dennis Rodman
[ Character Everyone Should Thing Understand]
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]
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]
I think every leading man wants to be a character actor, and every character actor wants to be a leading man. Bruce Boxleitner
[ Actor Character Every Leading Man Think Wants]
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]
I always get inspiration from whatever characters say about my character. Robert Englund
[ Always Character Characters Get Inspiration Say Whatever]
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]
But in film you always watch situations or stories that you really have no relation to. A lot of times just because there's no personal connection doesn't mean you can't connect with the film or the characters in the film. Jay Hernandez
[ Always Because Characters Connect Connection Film Just Lot Mean Personal Really Relation Situations Stories Times Watch]
It's a treat to portray a complex character. Besides... where else could I find a job where emotional outbursts and odd exclamations like 'Egad!', 'Narf!', 'Poit!', 'Splonk!' and 'Zort!' are allowed? Rob Paulsen
[ Allowed Besides Character Complex Could Else Emotional Find Job Odd Outbursts Portray Treat Where]
I think is very beneficial to relax yourself so that when you are doing it you are not staggering for lines and your concentration is not on what I am going to say - but the scene itself, the character that you are talking to. Dabney Coleman
[ Am Beneficial Character Concentration Doing Going Itself Lines Relax Say Scene Staggering Talking Think Very Your Yourself]
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]
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]
In particular, people have trouble understanding where I stand in relation to my characters, and very often this gets reduced to me making vicious fun of them. Todd Solondz
[ Characters Fun Gets Making Often Particular Reduced Relation Stand Them Trouble Understanding Very Vicious Where]
I've been in the studio experimenting on making a CD of my own. I'm trying out different producers, styles, sounds. With music, as opposed to acting, you are not playing a character. You are showing people who you are. I really want to have my spirit in it. Emily Rossum
[ Acting Been Cd Character Different Experimenting Making Music Opposed Out Own Playing Producers Really Showing Sounds Spirit Studio Styles Trying Want]
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]
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time. Oswald Chambers
[ Character Confidence Deliberate Faith God May Time Understand Ways Whose]
I think being mean to people in high school is healthy. It's sort of like you're in this situation with all these other kids and sometimes you need to get your aggression out. And if you'd had people be mean to you before, it really does build character. Lizzy Caplan
[ Aggression Before Being Build Character Does Get Had Healthy High Kids Mean Need Other Out Really School Situation Sometimes Sort These Think Your]
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath. Solon
[ Character More Nobility Oath Put Than Trust]
The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people. Charles E. Trevelyan
[ Character Contend Evil Famine Moral Perverse Physical Real Selfish Turbulent Which]
If you do a scene and you really like a character in it or a premise in it to write it down and to work on it so that you can have five or six characters that you can pull out in an audition. Amy Poehler
[ Audition Character Characters Down Five Out Premise Pull Really Scene Six Work Write]
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]
I wish I were a character actor. Of course, if I played hockey without a mask, I could become one. Michael Vartan
[ Actor Become Character Could Course Hockey Mask Played Were Wish Without]
I've sort of dealt with the characters' lives more; particularly the women characters. Gilbert Hernandez
[ Characters Dealt Lives More Particularly Sort Women]
I think good radio often uses the techniques of fiction: characters, scenes, a big urgent emotional question. And as in the best fiction, tone counts for a lot. Ira Glass
[ Best Big Characters Counts Emotional Fiction Good Lot Often Question Radio Scenes Techniques Think Tone Urgent Uses]
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]
My first character was Mr. Toad. Bill Griffith
[ Character First Mr Toad]
I mean simply to say that I want my characters to suggest the background in themselves, even when it is not visible. I want them to be so powerfully realized that we cannot imagine them apart from their physical and social context even when we see them in empty space. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Apart Background Cannot Characters Context Empty Even Imagine Mean Physical Powerfully Realized Say See Simply Social Space Suggest Their Them Themselves Visible Want]
The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air. Mary McCarthy
[ Air Always American Among Any Bad Beggars Character European Even Eyes Gives Greater Had Haircut Humanity Just Looks Our Professional Rate Rather Than Too Which]
I like fearless characters, people just not afraid to do anything it takes to make people laugh. Dane Cook
[ Afraid Anything Characters Fearless Just Laugh Make Takes]
I think in Vice and American Me I played very silent, rigid characters and people remember them. Edward James Olmos
[ American Characters Played Remember Rigid Silent Them Think Very Vice]
The first thing I do when I read a part is see if I can identify emotionally with a character. If I make that connection, everything else is just working on knowing their life circumstances and manifesting those through practice and research. Joshua Leonard
[ Character Circumstances Connection Else Emotionally Everything First Identify Just Knowing Life Make Manifesting Part Practice Read Research See Their Thing Those Through Working]
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]
The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers, even if he bears a real person's name, is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations, he passes the test. Stephen Vizinczey
[ Bears Between Character Comes Even Imaginations Life Name Needs Only Our Passes Person Possess Real Test Virtue Vitality]
Take a sound from whatever source, a note on a violin, a scream, a moan, a creaking door, and there is always this symmetry between the sound basis, which is complex and has numerous characteristics which emerge through a process of comparison within our perception. Pierre Schaeffer
[ Always Basis Between Characteristics Comparison Complex Door Emerge Moan Note Numerous Our Perception Process Scream Sound Source Symmetry Take Through Violin Whatever Which Within]
But I don't think that it's a form of family that I would be comfortable in. I've found a way to this character and this family, but I still believe that a marriage is between two people and not seven or three. Jeanne Tripplehorn
[ Believe Between Character Comfortable Family Form Found Marriage Seven Still Think Three Two Way Would]
I care about Bond and what happens to him. You cannot be connected with a character for this long and not have an interest. All the Bond films had their good points. Sean Connery
[ Bond Cannot Care Character Connected Films Good Had Happens Him Interest Long Points Their]
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]
I have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so. Eddie Marsan
[ Actor Actually Allowed Available Big Care Certain Character Easier Ever Films Friends Happy Having Hollywood Lead Leading Men Only Place Play Projects Slip Someone Their Type Variety Wider]
Always when I directed the play, I was always trying to cast people not who were necessarily like the characters, but people who I felt had the essential component that the character had, some kind of soul for it. Patrick Marber
[ Always Cast Character Characters Component Directed Essential Felt Had Kind Necessarily Play Some Soul Trying Were]
The sexy moments for me, I wasn't thinking of them as sexy. I was thinking of them as more specific to my character. So it was necessary for my character's development in the movie, so that's how I played it. Michelle Trachtenberg
[ Character Development How Moments More Movie Necessary Played Sexy Specific Them Thinking]
One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire. John W. Foster
[ Characteristics Fire Genius Lighting Own Power Strongest]
I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books! Iain Banks
[ Books Character]
Among those who are satisfactory in this respect it is desirable to have represented as great a diversity of intellectual tradition, social milieu and personal character as possible. Talcott Parsons
[ Among Character Desirable Diversity Great Intellectual Milieu Personal Possible Represented Respect Satisfactory Social Those Tradition]
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]
Actually, I find it great fun to develop family series with lots of characters. Nora Roberts
[ Actually Characters Develop Family Find Fun Great Lots Series]
When I'm playing a character like Jonathan in Ripley's Game I want to be in the moment when he's feeling pain; this very ordinary person who finds himself in extraordinary circumstances. Dougray Scott
[ Character Circumstances Extraordinary Feeling Finds Game Himself Jonathan Moment Ordinary Pain Person Playing Ripley Very Want]
As you get older and ease your way into being a character actor you have to be comfortable with where you are in life and career, and I'm very comfortable with what I'm doing - working on projects I'm proud of. George Clooney
[ Actor Being Career Character Comfortable Doing Ease Get Into Life Older Projects Proud Very Way Where Working Your]
Once we got over the origin story, we could really delve deeper into their lives and characters and angst. So this movie actually has more heart, more humor. Avi Arad
[ Actually Angst Characters Could Deeper Delve Got Heart Humor Into Lives More Movie Once Origin Over Really Story Their]
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller
[ Achieved Ambition Cannot Character Developed Ease Experience Inspired Only Quiet Soul Strengthened Success Suffering Through Trial]
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]
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]
I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress. Stacey Dash
[ Across Assuming Awful Because Came Characters Directors Dress Got Hollywood Kind Sleep Some Status Then Things Trying Way Will]
It took me a long time to film the plastic bag, and then I had to get the cut of the scene right. But if you find it as beautiful as the character does, then suddenly it becomes a different movie, and so did he as a character. Sam Mendes
[ Bag Beautiful Becomes Character Cut Did Different Does Film Find Get Had Long Movie Plastic Right Scene Suddenly Then Time Took]
Actually the copies of characters is something I don't particularly like to talk about in articles but just for your information, most characters there's only one. Jim Henson
[ Actually Articles Characters Copies Information Just Most Only Particularly Something Talk Your]
The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect, at least if the author is concentrating. John M. Ford
[ Author Characters Chosen Concentrating Effect Fictional Language Least Use]
The true character of ministry is a servants heart. Harold Warner
[ Character Heart Ministry Servants True]
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character. George Santayana
[ Any Cannot Cast Character Common Gives Her Him Live Man May Old Philosophy Pleasure Resents Strangers Wife Without Yet]
I thought depression was the part of my character that made me worthwhile. I thought so little of myself, felt that I had such scant offerings to give to the world, that the one thing that justified my existence at all was my agony. Elizabeth Wurtzel
[ Agony Character Depression Existence Felt Give Had Justified Little Made Myself Offerings Part Scant Such Thing Thought World Worthwhile]
I'm viewed as this weird, crippled character. But you got to take your lumps. Billy Corgan
[ Character Crippled Got Lumps Take Viewed Weird Your]
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 wouldn't characterize my work, however, as directly political. Suzanne Vega
[ Characterize Directly However Political Work]
It is the creator of fiction's point of view; it is the character who interests him. Sometimes he wants to convince the reader that the story he is telling is as interesting as universal history. Raymond Queneau
[ Character Convince Creator Fiction Him History Interesting Interests Point Reader Sometimes Story Telling Universal View Wants]
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]
It's very witty and it's great to see teenage characters have control that way. And you can actually hear about sex and pot and it's okay, it's not completely bad and you can't say that to teenagers. Caroline Dhavernas
[ Actually Bad Characters Completely Control Great Hear Okay Pot Say See Sex Teenage Teenagers Very Way Witty]
All characters come from people I know, but after the initial inspiration, I tend to modify the characters so they fit with the story. Nicholas Sparks
[ After Characters Come Fit Initial Inspiration Know Modify Story Tend]
In Torch Song, I did that character almost non-stop from 1978 until I made the movie in 1987. Then I had some failure, which also colors how you react to doing other things. Harvey Fierstein
[ Almost Also Character Colors Did Doing Failure Had How Made Movie Non-Stop Other React Some Song Then Things Torch Until Which]
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]
It is the characteristic excellence of the strong man that he can bring momentous issues to the fore and make a decision about them. The weak are always forced to decide between alternatives they have not chosen themselves. Dietrich Bonhoeffer
[ Alternatives Always Between Bring Characteristic Chosen Decide Decision Excellence Forced Fore Issues Make Man Momentous Strong Them Themselves Weak]
What I loved about playing the corpse is that obviously somebody else got to do the physical part. It appeals to the part of me that likes playing character parts and getting the chance to get away from my own physicality. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Appeals Away Chance Character Corpse Else Get Getting Got Likes Loved Obviously Own Part Parts Physical Physicality Playing Somebody]
Yeah, it is, because it's a real discovery of your inner resources, you know. That's what my character is all about and what my playing is all about. But to get up there and just go inside and draw out something that makes you feel good first and foremost. Eric Clapton
[ Because Character Discovery Draw Feel First Foremost Get Go Good Inner Inside Just Know Makes Out Playing Real Resources Something Up Yeah Your]
Even though I was theatrically trained, learning to develop a character was an awesome experience. Corin Nemec
[ Awesome Character Develop Even Experience Learning Though Trained]
The other salient characteristic of the Declaration is its universality: it applies to all human beings without any discrimination whatever; it also applies to all territories, whatever their economic or political regime. Rene Cassin
[ Also Any Applies Beings Characteristic Declaration Discrimination Economic Human Other Political Regime Territories Their Universality Whatever Without]
I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone's eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming. Madeleine Stowe
[ Before Cast Character Coming Did Down Eric Everyone Evolve Eyes Genuinely Had His Humor Liked Loved Maurice Members Much Once Remember Rescue Respect Russell Sense Steve Treated Very Watched Wicked]
Acting is not that far from mental disease: An actor works on splitting his character into others. It is like a kind of schizophrenia. Vittorio Gassman
[ Acting Actor Character Disease Far His Into Kind Mental Others Schizophrenia Splitting Works]
I don't think he's permanently affected me except in the sense that I miss him. I miss being him. Or trying to be him. He is one of a gallery of characters that have had an impact on my career and therefore my life. Derek Jacobi
[ Affected Being Career Characters Except Gallery Had Him Impact Life Miss Permanently Sense Therefore Think Trying]
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]
It is very grand and sumptuous and awesome to look at but it was really about the characters for me. Emmy Rossum
[ Awesome Characters Grand Look Really Sumptuous Very]
If I was a bad character that got away with murder like we see on other shows, I do not think I would like it because that sends a message that you can do these horrible things and never pay for it. Hunter Tylo
[ Away Bad Because Character Got Horrible Message Murder Never Other Pay See Sends Shows These Things Think Would]
In addition to the decline in competition, American politics today is characterized by a growing ideological polarization between the two major political parties. Thomas E. Mann
[ Addition American Between Characterized Competition Decline Growing Ideological Major Parties Polarization Political Politics Today Two]
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]
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]
I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with. John Ratzenberger
[ Based Character Cliff Grew Improvising Someone Started Up]
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]
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business. Alexander Pope
[ Abused Business Character Man Nobody Relative]
I start with the story, almost in the old campfire sense, and the story leads to both the characters, which actors should best be cast in this story, and the language. The choice of words, more than anything else, creates the feeling that the story gives off. Donald E. Westlake
[ Actors Almost Anything Best Both Campfire Cast Characters Choice Creates Else Feeling Gives Language Leads More Off Old Sense Should Start Story Than Which Words]
The highest qualities of character... must be earned. Lyman Abbott
[ Character Earned Highest Must Qualities]
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]
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]
Clothes are part of the character. They can't but help inform who you are. Jill Clayburgh
[ Character Clothes Help Inform Part]
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing. Francois de La Rochefoucauld
[ Characteristic Few Gift Great Much Nothing Say Saying Seem Small Speaking Wits Words]
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]
I would defy people to find a more beautifully developed character than Seven of Nine. Jeri Ryan
[ Beautifully Character Defy Developed Find More Nine Seven Than Would]
The maxims of men reveal their characters. Luc de Clapier
[ Characters Maxims Men Reveal Their]
The benefits of the accomplished journey cannot be weighed in terms of perfect moments, but in terms of how this journey affects and changes our character. Ella Maillart
[ Accomplished Affects Benefits Cannot Changes Character How Journey Moments Our Perfect Terms Weighed]
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]
Our Nation is in great need of young men and women of character to lead in every arena of our society. Michael Burgess
[ Arena Character Every Great Lead Men Nation Need Our Society Women Young]
My job is to help the functioning of the story, not to draw attention to myself, but to make my characters function within the story, to work for the benefit of the story, to make the whole thing work. Jeffrey Jones
[ Attention Benefit Characters Draw Function Functioning Help Job Make Myself Story Thing Whole Within Work]
I probably wouldn't make a good accountant. I don't even understand what my accountant tells me. But the character is a sort of exaggerated version of me, he's a little more frightened than I am, everything seems so much bigger to him than it does to me. Matthew Broderick
[ Accountant Am Bigger Character Does Even Everything Exaggerated Frightened Good Him Little Make More Much Probably Seems Sort Tells Than Understand Version]
Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other. Nora Roberts
[ Action Any Characters Come Elements Emotion Love Motivation Other Reaction Requires Same Scene Writer Writing]
I - and there are hundreds of thousands of Irishmen who felt on this subject as I do - have always liked my Celtic countrymen and disliked the English nation; it is a national trait of character, and I cannot help it. Douglas Hyde
[ Always Cannot Celtic Character Countrymen Disliked English Felt Help Hundreds Irishmen Liked Nation National Subject Thousands Trait]
Every two years the American politics industry fills the airwaves with the most virulent, scurrilous, wall-to-wall character assassination of nearly every political practitioner in the country - and then declares itself puzzled that America has lost trust in its politicians. Charles Krauthammer
[ Airwaves America American Assassination Character Country Declares Every Fills Industry Itself Lost Most Nearly Political Politicians Politics Practitioner Puzzled Then Trust Two Virulent Years]
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man. George Washington
[ Character Consider Enough Enviable Firmness Honest Hope Maintain Man Most Possess Shall Titles Virtue]
I am the common man. I'm polite, I love my family and I play by the rules. And sometimes I get pushed around. That's my lifestyle, and that's what I try to bring to characters. Eugene Levy
[ Am Around Bring Characters Common Family Get Lifestyle Love Man Play Polite Pushed Rules Sometimes Try]
In sheer genius Pascal ranks among the very greatest writers who have lived upon this earth. And his genius was not simply artistic; it displayed itself no less in his character and in the quality of his thought. Lytton Strachey
[ Among Artistic Character Displayed Earth Genius Greatest His Itself Less Lived Quality Ranks Sheer Simply Thought Upon Very Writers]
But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance. William J. Wilson
[ Best Businessman Character Creativity Doctor Lawyer Leadership Measure Necessarily Perseverance Person Sat Scored Tests These Well Will]
Most horror films fail to scare me. I think "The Ring" plays more as a psychological thriller. It's smarter, there's more character development and some of the themes explored go a little deeper. Martin Henderson
[ Character Deeper Development Explored Fail Films Go Horror Little More Most Plays Psychological Ring Scare Smarter Some Themes Think Thriller]
Of course, I also gave him the ineffable pleasures of pipe smoking. And no children, because when this character was created I did not yet have the four children I later had. I must add I also gave him a certain taste for food. Georges Simenon
[ Add Also Because Certain Character Children Course Created Did Food Four Gave Had Him Ineffable Later Must Pipe Pleasures Smoking Taste Yet]
Usually I'm frustrated when I look at my films and I don't believe that I've made a real transformation beyond my usual sets of gestures and expressions. I still have this nagging feeling that it's me, that I didn't create a unique character. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Believe Beyond Character Create Expressions Feeling Films Frustrated Gestures Look Made Real Sets Still Transformation Unique Usual Usually]
Most of the time when I receive a script, it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat, slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the skateboard park', or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney, imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script where my character is simply described as 'A Man'. Fred Melamed
[ Attorney Character Described Fat Freeing Get Imposing Kids Man Mayor Most Park Pompous Receive Says Script Simply Something Stein Time Use Want Where Would]
The conclusion you can draw from these characteristics is that you have an uneven development of class activity and an uneven development of class consciousness in the working class. Ernest Mandel
[ Activity Characteristics Class Conclusion Consciousness Development Draw These Uneven Working]
I see bits and pieces of me in all the characters in my films. Neil LaBute
[ Bits Characters Films Pieces See]
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 true index of a man's character is the health of his wife. Cyril Connolly Marriage
[ Character Health His Index Man True Wife]
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]
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]
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 fact that the Prophet cared for every human being and tried his best to ensure their security in the hereafter must be the most telling of his compassionate and merciful characteristics. Cat Stevens
[ Being Best Cared Characteristics Compassionate Ensure Every Fact Hereafter His Human Merciful Most Must Prophet Security Telling Their Tried]
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]
Having your own character in a video game is pretty cool. Josie Maran
[ Character Cool Game Having Own Pretty Video Your]
I put heavy emphasis on the characters. Keenen Ivory Wayans
[ Characters Emphasis Heavy Put]
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 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]
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me. Dwight L. Moody
[ Care Character Reputation Take Will]
You all know how powerful and varied are the effects of which steam engines are capable; with them has really begun the great development of industry which has characterised our century before all others. Hermann von Helmholtz
[ Before Begun Capable Century Characterised Development Effects Engines Great How Industry Know Others Our Powerful Really Steam Them Varied Which]
I'll write maybe one long paragraph describing the events, then a page or two breaking the events into chapters, and then reams of pages delving into my characters. After that, I'm ready to begin. Anne Tyler
[ After Begin Breaking Chapters Characters Delving Describing Events Into Long Maybe Page Pages Paragraph Ready Then Two Write]
But so long as we can keep this crew of fantastic people together and can continue to make real breakthrough films in this category, as well as characters that stay true to what we've done in this first film, I'd be more than happy to be a part of it. Brandon Routh
[ Breakthrough Category Characters Continue Crew Done Fantastic Film Films First Happy Keep Long Make More Part Real Stay Than Together True Well]
George has only got to ring me. His imagination is so wonderful, I'd do any character he might create. Peter Mayhew
[ Any Character Create George Got His Imagination Might Only Ring Wonderful]
If I like the story and it's well written, and it's a character I want to play and they'll pay me, then I decide to do it. William H. Macy
[ Character Decide Pay Play Story Then Want Well Written]
It's a dead give away of an inexperienced writer if every character speaks with the same voice. Colleen McCullough
[ Away Character Dead Every Give Inexperienced Same Speaks Voice Writer]
Foreign powers do not seem to appreciate the true character of our government. James K. Polk
[ Appreciate Character Foreign Government Our Powers Seem True]
What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character? Henry James
[ Character Determination Illustration Incident]
One thing that's great about being a character actor is that a movie doesn't rest on your shoulders. If it bombs, it won't hurt my career. Joe Pantoliano
[ Actor Being Bombs Career Character Great Hurt Movie Rest Shoulders Thing Won Your]
Why should every single character be an honor student who goes around helping others and never doing anything wrong? Is that like the rule or something? Mike Judge
[ Anything Around Character Doing Every Goes Helping Honor Never Others Rule Should Single Something Student Why Wrong]
All the great writers root their characters in true human behaviour. Ben Kingsley
[ Behaviour Characters Great Human Root Their True Writers]
I often concentrate on the eyes and lips, they are great indicators of mood and feeling, and I find that I can project character into my portraits by bringing the viewer's attention to these areas. Robert Ryan
[ Areas Attention Bringing Character Concentrate Eyes Feeling Find Great Indicators Into Lips Mood Often Portraits Project These Viewer]
It would have shown people that I was prepared to do that kind of work, although I find myself in a position now where I don't really need to and I could pick and choose the kind of characters I'd like to do. Garth Ennis
[ Although Characters Choose Could Find Kind Myself Need Now Pick Position Prepared Really Shown Where Work Would]
I get to actually experience what it would be like to be a psycho, which is not a fun one, or to be a cowboy, or to be a weird character of some sort. For me, it suits me. It suits my personality. I'm an emotional kind of person anyway. Josh Holloway
[ Actually Anyway Character Cowboy Emotional Experience Fun Get Kind Person Personality Psycho Some Sort Suits Weird Which Would]
My role in 'Legally Blonde' was really rewarding, because I had so much fun working on the movie. I've had really rewarding experiences on tiny low budget films that you'll never see but where I had a cool time creating characters as well. I love almost all of the characters I've played. Alanna Ubach
[ Almost Because Blonde Budget Characters Cool Creating Experiences Films Fun Had Legally Love Low Movie Much Never Played Really Rewarding Role See Time Tiny Well Where Working]
If you're writing a book that takes place in New York in the moment, you can't not write about 9-11; you can't not integrate it. My main character's view is the Statue of Liberty and the Trade Center. It doesn't have to take over, but it has to be acknowledged. Richard Price
[ Acknowledged Book Center Character Integrate Liberty Main Moment New Over Place Statue Take Takes Trade View Write Writing York]
I don't see one as bring better or more literate than the other and there's a real buzz to not only writing about a character I love like Superman, but also writing something that kids can enjoy. Mark Millar
[ Also Better Bring Buzz Character Enjoy Kids Literate Love More Only Other Real See Something Superman Than Writing]
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]
He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles. Harry Emerson Fosdick
[ Best Calamity Characteristics Courage Faces Grow Hardihood Hardships Human Know Knows Love Mixture Mysterious Nature Need Soil Strong Though Troubles Which Will]
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'd like to play every type of character, but only once. I like to expierence things. River Phoenix
[ Character Every Once Only Play Things Type]
I would suggest that barbarism be considered as a permanent and universal human characteristic which becomes more or less pronounced according to the play of circumstances. Simone Weil
[ According Barbarism Becomes Characteristic Circumstances Considered Human Less More Permanent Play Pronounced Suggest Universal Which Would]
Making a film of a work you've played for six weeks gives you intimate knowledge of the character. By the time you go in front of the camera you've worked out the behavior and life of a character. Linda Lavin
[ Behavior Camera Character Film Front Gives Go Intimate Knowledge Life Making Out Played Six Time Weeks Work Worked]
I really fall in love with my characters, even the bad ones. I love getting together with them. They tell me what to do; they take me on a wild and wonderful trip. Jackie Collins
[ Bad Characters Even Fall Getting Love Ones Really Take Tell Them Together Trip Wild Wonderful]
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]
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not. Jean de la Bruyere
[ Birth Care Character Fortunate High Know Less Such Whether]
I'm not the kind of actor that would know what my character had for breakfast last Tuesday. Liam Neeson
[ Actor Breakfast Character Had Kind Know Last Tuesday Would]
Noble character is best appreciated in those ages in which it can most readily develop. Tacitus
[ Ages Appreciated Best Character Develop Most Noble Readily Those Which]
I think my character's getting to the point where he can't even eat spaghetti with red sauce anymore, where he has horrible nightmares, he can't sleep anymore. George Eads
[ Anymore Character Eat Even Getting Horrible Nightmares Point Red Sauce Sleep Spaghetti Think Where]
I 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]
When I'm writing a novel, I'm dealing with a double life. I live in the present at the same time that I live in the past with my characters. It is this that makes a novelist so eccentric and unpleasant. John Phillips Marquand
[ Characters Dealing Double Eccentric Life Live Makes Novel Novelist Past Present Same Time Unpleasant Writing]
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 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]
If you start with character, you probably will end up with good drawings. Chuck Jones
[ Character Drawings End Good Probably Start Up Will]
The real issue is not talent as an independent element, but talent in relationship to will, desire, and persistence. Talent without these things vanishes and even modest talent with those characteristics grows. Milton Glaser
[ Characteristics Desire Element Even Grows Independent Issue Modest Persistence Real Relationship Talent These Things Those Vanishes Will Without]
Luck relies on chance, labor on character. Richard Cobden
[ Chance Character Labor Luck Relies]
This was more of a cartoonish thing for me and it kind of took me back to SCTV, in a way, where the characters are just a little broader and you can have that kind of fun going a little over the edge. Eugene Levy
[ Back Broader Cartoonish Characters Edge Fun Going Just Kind Little More Over Sctv Thing Took Way Where]
There is no place in my soul, no corner of my character, where God is not. Evelyn Underhill
[ Character Corner God Place Soul Where]
I don't think there's any great mystery to writing female characters, so long as you talk to them. If you lived in a monastery and never met any women, maybe it would be difficult. Ken Follett
[ Any Characters Difficult Female Great Lived Long Maybe Met Monastery Mystery Never Talk Them Think Women Would Writing]
I do remember being a fan of the Marvel characters and not liking the DC characters at all. Alfred Molina
[ Being Characters Dc Fan Liking Marvel Remember]
Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others' company. Arthur Schopenhauer
[ Always Any Character Chief Company His Little Man More Nobility Others Pity Pleasure Rascals Sign Sociable Takes]
Jude has a very different character. It is not the cradle of Christianity, or of the assembly on earth: it is its decay and its death here below. It does not keep its first estate. John Nelson Darby
[ Assembly Below Character Christianity Cradle Death Decay Different Does Earth Estate First Here Jude Keep Very]
Some of the characters in the story had a fortune in fantasy lives. R. Z. Sheppard
[ Characters Fantasy Fortune Had Lives Some Story]
There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things. Gary Gygax
[ Character Else Experience Fantasy Game Genre Get Imagining Involved Losing Rather Secret Sort Things Those Value Vicariously West Whatever Whether Wild Winning Yourself]
I wanted to show those characters discovering it is possible to find common ground, as they make their way through a plotline that I hope is engrossing enough to keep the reader a willing participant. Joan D. Vinge
[ Characters Common Discovering Enough Find Ground Hope Keep Make Participant Possible Reader Show Their Those Through Wanted Way Willing]
So I sat down with him and portrayed more the side of the character he needed to see. Which is what I do when I go in for an interview for a part I like. As much as you think you're dealing with creative people, they see you for what your image is out there. Jennifer Lopez
[ Character Creative Dealing Down Go Him Image Interview More Much Needed Out Part Portrayed Sat See Side Think Which Your]
As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit. Jim Ramstad
[ Also Career Celebrate Character Charm Conviction Deep Historic Legacy Man President Reagan Remarkable Strong Unforgettable Wit Wonderful]
You have to like the characters you play. Ted McGinley
[ Characters Play]
I write about real people in disguise. If anything, my characters are toned down-the truth is much more bizarre. Jackie Collins
[ Anything Bizarre Characters Disguise More Much Real Toned Truth Write]
I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books. Lynn Abbey
[ Any Believes Bestowed Books Characters Free Hasn Her Sense She Surprises Those Will Writers Writing]
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]
In a government whose distinguishing characteristic should be a diffusion and equalization of its benefits and burdens the advantage of individuals will be augmented at the expense of the community at large. Martin Van Buren
[ Advantage Augmented Benefits Burdens Characteristic Community Diffusion Distinguishing Expense Government Individuals Large Should Whose Will]
For me, each nuance of a color is in some way an individual, a being who is not only from the same race as the base color, but who definitely possesses a distinct character and personal soul. Yves Klein
[ Base Being Character Color Definitely Distinct Each Individual Nuance Only Personal Possesses Race Same Some Soul Way]
You have to understand the tone of the movie, because if it's supposed to be funny, it can be funny violent like the Home Alone stuff, but you have to really understand the tone of what you're doing and make the action work for that and for the character. David R. Ellis
[ Action Alone Because Character Doing Funny Home Make Movie Really Stuff Supposed Tone Understand Violent Work]
I always try to find something I admire about every character I play. Ben Kingsley
[ Admire Always Character Every Find Play Something Try]
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]
Fame is what you have taken, character is what you give; when to this truth you waken then you begin to live. Bayard Taylor
[ Begin Character Fame Give Live Taken Then Truth Waken]
One of the things that characterizes good intellectual work is a certain self-importance. Whitfield Diffie
[ Certain Characterizes Good Intellectual Self-Importance Things Work]
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]
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]
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]
I seem to be thinking rationally again in the style that is characteristic of scientists. However, this is not entirely a matter of joy as if someone returned from physical disability to good physical health. John Forbes Nash, Jr.
[ Again Characteristic Disability Entirely Good Health However Joy Matter Physical Rationally Returned Scientists Seem Someone Style Thinking]
I always knew I wanted to be a character in the movies. When I was growing up, I had to have a lot of surgery, and I spent a lot of time recovering at home and in the hospital. Watching movies took me away from my own problems and gave me a total escape. Josh Ryan Evans
[ Always Away Character Escape Gave Growing Had Home Hospital Knew Lot Movies Own Problems Recovering Spent Surgery Time Took Total Up Wanted Watching]
Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them. Catherine Drinker Bowen
[ Always Change Characters Choose Count Friends Handed Ill Make Mistakes Never Seldom Self-Contained Their Them Those Trouble Unhappy Writers]
I love playing different characters all the time, so I'm concentrating on doing other stuff. Monica Keena
[ Characters Concentrating Different Doing Love Other Playing Stuff Time]
I start with actors that I know personally or I know their work, and there are things about their work or their presence or their own personality that make a character, that exaggerates some qualities and suppresses other qualities. It's always a real collaboration for me. Jim Jarmusch
[ Actors Always Character Collaboration Exaggerates Know Make Other Own Personality Personally Presence Qualities Real Some Start Suppresses Their Things Work]
French and German illustrate the misleading character of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well. Edward Sapir
[ Apparent Character French German Grammatical Illustrate