Quotations that match 'character'.

Once he became a series character, I made the conscious choice that he would never act like a series character, never wink at the reader, never pull his punches. Better for him, better for me. Donald E. Westlake
[ Act Became Better Character Choice Conscious Him His Made Never Once Pull Punches Reader Series Wink Would]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
The characters you refer to as predatory and unsavory are useful. They're the ones who make a novel into a thriller. They're active, and most of the common virtues, the signs of a good person, are not. Thomas Perry
[ Active Characters Common Good Into Make Most Novel Ones Person Predatory Refer Signs Thriller Unsavory Useful Virtues]
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]
Character and emotionality don't always have to be relegated to quieter, more simple constructs. Kathryn Bigelow
[ Always Character Constructs More Quieter Relegated Simple]
And I always had this idea for making a movie about a femme fatale, because I like these characters. They're a lot of fun, they're sexy, they're manipulative, they're dangerous. Brian De Palma
[ Always Because Characters Dangerous Fatale Femme Fun Had Idea Lot Making Manipulative Movie Sexy These]
You have to play the logic of a character. Emily Watson
[ Character Logic Play]
What gives it its human character is that the individual through language addresses himself in the role of the others in the group and thus becomes aware of them in his own conduct. George H. Mead
[ Addresses Aware Becomes Character Conduct Gives Group Himself His Human Individual Language Others Own Role Them Through Thus]
No matter how heinous someone's behaviour, if you make them a comic character, you can't expect people to hate them. Chris Morris
[ Behaviour Character Comic Expect Hate Heinous How Make Matter Someone Them]
The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary. Wilhelm Reich Government
[ Bubonic Character Extraordinarily Fact Ideologies Necessary Plague Political Powerful Proof Realities Reality Regarded Social Tangible Their Vitally Would]
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]
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]
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]
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]
It's fun to play the character and then watch him later. Michael Shanks
[ Character Fun Him Later Play Then Watch]
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]
Movement should be a counter, whether in action scenes or dialogue or whatever. It counters where your eye is going. This style thing, for me it's all fitted to the action, to the script, to the characters. Samuel Fuller
[ Action Characters Counter Counters Dialogue Eye Fitted Going Movement Scenes Script Should Style Thing Whatever Where Whether Your]
I consider nothing low but ignorance, vice, and meanness, characteristics generally found where the animal propensities predominate over the higher sentiments. William John Wills
[ Animal Characteristics Consider Found Generally Higher Ignorance Low Meanness Nothing Over Predominate Sentiments Vice Where]
Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience, hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could be a pretty dull experience. Thomas Perry
[ Characters Chastity Could Delayed Dull Experience Gratification Hard Illustrate Novel Patience Pretty Reading Which Work]
People just expect you to show up, be a cartoon character of yourself, take your money and go home. But don't screw up to the point where you're gonna be out of the picture. Jimmy Chamberlin
[ Cartoon Character Expect Go Gonna Home Just Money Out Picture Point Screw Show Take Up Where Your Yourself]
You have to sort of see the way that the character behaves, and what the character says and does, and claim it in the same way that you claim anything, really. Richard Roxburgh
[ Anything Behaves Character Claim Does Really Same Says See Sort Way]
I did 125 films, and over 100 television shows, and you've never seen the same character twice. Brion James
[ Character Did Films Never Over Same Seen Shows Television Twice]
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]
Crime is the price society pays for abandoning character. James Q. Wilson
[ Abandoning Character Crime Pays Price Society]
I shall miss all the people in it and the great fun we had doing it. I enjoyed playing the character very much. It was a very, very special character and a very special series. And the camaraderie of it all. I loved it. Derek Jacobi
[ Camaraderie Character Doing Enjoyed Fun Great Had Loved Miss Much Playing Series Shall Special Very]
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]
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do get somewhere. Jeanette Winterson
[ Always Characters Get Outside Somewhere Spotlight Them]
I think character is permanent, and issues are transient. James Stockdale
[ Character Issues Permanent Think Transient]
I am most proud of the development of the characters as personalities that game players could relate to and care about. Roberta Williams
[ Am Care Characters Could Development Game Most Personalities Players Proud Relate]
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]
Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents. Alan Dundes
[ Americans Ancestor Asian Characteristic Children Cultures Does Example Favor Filial Grandparents Piety Really Resonate Worship]
Movements born in hatred very quickly take on the characteristics of the thing they oppose. J. S. Habgood
[ Born Characteristics Hatred Movements Oppose Quickly Take Thing Very]
The main thing in acting is honesty, to feel the humanity and get to the essence of the character. You can't put anything into a character that you haven't got within you. Genevieve Bujold
[ Acting Anything Character Essence Feel Get Got Haven Honesty Humanity Into Main Put Thing Within]
Once you have invented a character with three dimensions and a voice, you begin to realize that some of the things you'd like him to do to further your plot are things that such a person wouldn't, or couldn't, do. Thomas Perry
[ Begin Character Dimensions Further Him Invented Once Person Plot Realize Some Such Things Three Voice Your]
Here in New England, the character is strong and unshakable. Norman Rockwell
[ Character England Here New Strong Unshakable]
You treat characters like people you meet in life-friends or mentors. Wes Bentley
[ Characters Meet Mentors Treat]
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 really don't know what I'm doing... I don't. It's terrible. I go in there and I learn how to be like the character and do the best I can, and that's all I really do. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Best Character Doing Go How Know Learn Really Terrible]
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]
All these boundaries - Africa, Asia, Malaysia, America - are set by men. But you don't have to look at boundaries when you are looking at a man - at the character of a man. The question is: What do you stand for? Are you a follower, or are you a leader? Hakeem Olajuwon
[ Africa America Asia Boundaries Character Follower Leader Look Looking Malaysia Man Men Question Set Stand These]
To be a book-collector is to combine the worst characteristics of a dope fiend with those of a miser. Robertson Davies
[ Characteristics Combine Dope Fiend Miser Those Worst]
The characters are the result of two things-first, we elaborate them into fairly well-defined people through their dialogue, then they happen all over again, when the actor interprets them. Joel Coen
[ Actor Again Characters Dialogue Elaborate Fairly Happen Interprets Into Over Result Their Them Then Through Two Well-Defined]
They did that little thing on South Park, and they mentioned my name and had a character of me judging a Halloween contest. It was really funny.That made me the coolest aunt on earth. Tina Yothers
[ Aunt Character Contest Coolest Did Earth Funny Had Halloween Judging Little Made Mentioned Name Park Really South Thing]
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]
Other people, including me, have written books with main characters who were old and rich. Or old and brilliant. Old sages, old wizards, old rich people. Elizabeth Moon
[ Books Brilliant Characters Including Main Old Other Rich Sages Were Wizards Written]
An occupying power has no right to make significant alterations in the character of the occupied society, to change the laws all around, without a strong security reason and so forth. Juan Cole
[ Alterations Around Change Character Forth Laws Make Occupied Occupying Power Reason Right Security Significant Society Strong Without]
It's easier to play a dim character, for me, because I have a natural bent for comedy. It's not intrinsic for me to be crafty, so I would have to go outside for a source of origin. I think of myself as pretty dim. Stephen Root
[ Because Bent Character Comedy Crafty Dim Easier Go Intrinsic Myself Natural Origin Outside Play Pretty Source Think Would]
David was the kind of guy who was totally supportive of the actors and instructed the writing staff to trust the actor's instincts, since after all, it's the actors playing the character. William Devane
[ Actor Actors After Character David Guy Instincts Instructed Kind Playing Since Staff Supportive Totally Trust Writing]
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]
I'd like to be known for my character. Soundarya
[ Character Known]
To impose taxes when the public exigencies require them is an obligation of the most sacred character, especially with a free people. James Monroe
[ Character Especially Exigencies Free Impose Most Obligation Public Require Sacred Taxes Them]
Philosophy is tested and characterised by the way in which it appropriates its history. Karl Jaspers
[ Characterised History Philosophy Tested Way Which]
A lot of my characters in all of my books have a self-destructive urge. They'll do precisely the thing that they know is wrong, take a perverse delight in doing the wrong thing. Richard Russo
[ Books Characters Delight Doing Know Lot Perverse Precisely Self-Destructive Take Thing Urge Wrong]
I don't know what the big issue is about a kiss with Neve Campbell in Wild Things. It's a role, and I think a bigger issue is made out of it. It was a part I took and it's what the character did, so I did it. Denise Richards
[ Big Bigger Campbell Character Did Issue Kiss Know Made Out Part Role Things Think Took Wild]
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]
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]
If I don't have a project going, I sit down and begin to write something - a character sketch, a monologue, a description of some sight, or even just a list of ideas. Thomas Perry
[ Begin Character Description Down Even Going Ideas Just List Monologue Project Sight Sit Sketch Some Something Write]
The more I get to do this character, the more I realize that she's not just annoying. It's that her strength is not interacting with people socially. She just doesn't have time because she has so much going on in her brain. Mary Lynn Rajskub
[ Annoying Because Brain Character Get Going Her Interacting Just More Much Realize She Socially Strength Time]
Specifically, we talked about making the character of the prince not so charming, at least in the beginning, and I'm playing around with the preconceptions attached to a character. That's really what intrigued me as well because I thought it would be fun to do it. Hugh Dancy
[ Around Attached Because Beginning Character Charming Fun Intrigued Least Making Playing Preconceptions Prince Really Specifically Talked Thought Well Would]
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful. Jacqueline Bisset
[ Beautiful Beauty Character Conduct Contributes Courage Deal Discipline Fades Fortifies Fortitude Great Her Integrity Make Mode Standard Woman Youth]
I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters - to make them personalities. Walt Disney
[ Build Cartoon Characters Each Full Make Our Personalities Personality Them Try]
What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even than what he condemns, of his own character, information and abilities. Augustus Hare
[ Abilities Character Condemns Even His Information Own Perhaps Person Praises Standard Surer Than]
Even if you're specific about the character of the song, it's more exciting to place them, juxtapose them in such a way as to make an adventure out of the sequence of the songs. Robert Wyatt
[ Adventure Character Even Exciting Make More Out Place Sequence Song Songs Specific Such Them Way]
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]
To start your life as a character of 120 years when you are in your late thirties, and then go back in time about 20 years later to play the same character who is your own age then, its very complicated, but very interesting. Ian McDiarmid
[ Age Back Character Complicated Go Interesting Late Later Life Own Play Same Start Then Thirties Time Very Years Your]
The more varied the characters, the better, as far as I'm concerned. Tim Roth
[ Better Characters Concerned Far More Varied]
I didn't want to be greedy. It's a mark of bad character and I always believed that pigs go the slaughterhouse. Walter Annenberg
[ Always Bad Believed Character Go Greedy Mark Pigs Want]
Actually, I get a little say in what my character would or wouldn't do. Steve Burton
[ Actually Character Get Little Say Would]
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]
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]
There is a comfort zone of knowing where things are going and having characters in place, but the action gets more and more dramatic and is very challenging to describe. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Action Challenging Characters Comfort Describe Dramatic Gets Going Having Knowing More Place Things Very Where Zone]
Furthermore, it is significant that the marked characteristics of this race are being here emphasized most. Josiah Strong
[ Being Characteristics Emphasized Furthermore Here Marked Most Race Significant]
I always try to find something I admire about every character I play. Ben Kingsley
[ Admire Always Character Every Find Play Something Try]
All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal. Flannery O'Connor
[ Action Brutal Character Grace Hard Hopeless Most Stories Support These Think Very Willing]
Not a having and a resting, but a growing and becoming, is the character of perfection as culture conceives it. Matthew Arnold
[ Becoming Character Conceives Culture Growing Having Perfection Resting]
I had a blast, but I still wonder sometimes why they saw me as the perfect guy for this strange character. Mike Myers
[ Blast Character Guy Had Perfect Saw Sometimes Still Strange Why Wonder]
Yes, I love playing cartoony characters. Been known for that. Joan Collins
[ Been Characters Known Love Playing Yes]
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]
We must recognize the chief characteristic of the modern era - a permanent state of what I call violent peace. James D. Watkins
[ Call Characteristic Chief Era Modern Must Peace Permanent Recognize State Violent]
Science fiction writers put characters into a world with arbitrary rules and work out what happens. Rudy Rucker
[ Arbitrary Characters Fiction Happens Into Out Put Rules Science Work World Writers]
Character, I am sure, lies in the genes. Taylor Caldwell
[ Am Character Genes Lies Sure]
You don't become the character. Peter Fonda
[ Become Character]
I feel that I, and the people under my command, tried to use all the traditional methods of recruiting agents which were also used by other intelligence services; adopting also means like pressure, money, sex - but that did not characterize my service. Markus Wolf
[ Adopting Agents Also Characterize Command Did Feel Intelligence Means Methods Money Other Pressure Recruiting Service Services Sex Traditional Tried Under Use Used Were Which]
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]
When you are a character actor they trust you will go in and give them a full character and leave. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Character Full Give Go Leave Them Trust Will]
They said that Seven was a former Borg who had been human and had been assimilated. She was regaining her humanity. I had no interest in this character. Jeri Ryan
[ Assimilated Been Borg Character Former Had Her Human Humanity Interest Regaining Said Seven She]
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor. Jennifer Jones Humor
[ Characteristic Choose Could Get Humor Life Sense Through Would]
When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas. David Brooks
[ Character Cover Hold How Ideas Important Knowing Matters More Politics Realize Talk Than Way]
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]
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]
I like working closely with artists. I think that's very important in fantasy and science fiction - the visual aspect of the worlds and the characters. Margaret Weis
[ Artists Aspect Characters Closely Fantasy Fiction Important Science Think Very Visual Working Worlds]
Characterization is integral to the theatrical experience. Robert Ludlum
[ Characterization Experience Integral Theatrical]
I don't want to say I hear voices; well, actually I do hear voices, but I don't think it's supernatural. I think it's just that when characters are given enough texture and backbone, then lo and behold, they stand on their own. Anne Tyler
[ Actually Backbone Behold Characters Enough Given Hear Just Lo Own Say Stand Supernatural Texture Their Then Think Voices Want Well]
Humanists are not characteristically strong in faith, hope and love. Arthur E. Morgan
[ Faith Hope Humanists Love Strong]
And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it's really refreshing. Jenna Elfman
[ Bird Character Dharma Especially Found Free Inspiring More Neurotic Playing Rare Really Refreshing Television Than Think Thought Time Unique Very Were Women]
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]
There is always one person on the set who has a lot of anxiety, an actor who is really intense and has to stay in character and holds himself away from the rest of us. Maria Bello
[ Actor Always Anxiety Away Character Himself Holds Intense Lot Person Really Rest Set Stay Us]
I sometimes feel like I could do another job. Anything. Maybe because as an actress you're playing different characters, everything feels possible. Juliette Binoche
[ Actress Another Anything Because Characters Could Different Everything Feel Feels Job Maybe Playing Possible Sometimes]
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]
The one thing I could do was voices and impersonations and weird characters, and there was really no call for that, except on Saturday Night Live. Phil Hartman
[ Call Characters Could Except Impersonations Live Night Really Saturday Thing Voices Weird]
One of the special characteristics of New York is that it is different from a London or a Paris because it's the financial capital, and the cultural capital, but not the political capital. Ron Chernow
[ Because Capital Characteristics Cultural Different Financial London New Paris Political Special York]
If you watch young children play, you will notice that they create games, characters, situations, whole worlds in which they immerse themselves with intense concentration. Daniel Greenberg
[ Characters Children Concentration Create Games Immerse Intense Notice Play Situations Themselves Watch Which Whole Will Worlds Young]
I think people throughout the world identify with my characters. Sidney Sheldon
[ Characters Identify Think Throughout World]
Basically, I think that there are some characters that you can just allow the truth of your character as a human being in your real life to come through. Edward James Olmos
[ Allow Basically Being Character Characters Come Human Just Life Real Some Think Through Truth Your]
Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness. Yousuf Karsh
[ Character Darkness Develops Photograph]
I've never played a character where I've had so much fun on the physical end. I don't want to say I like it too much but it's fun having a gun on you and getting to manhandle men. Charlotte Ross
[ Character End Fun Getting Gun Had Having Men Much Never Physical Played Say Too Want Where]
We had this party in New York, and there were a lot of gay men there dressed up as the characters. I showed up just looking like myself, but it was a real case of shame. They looked so fantastic. We could never quite live up to it. Jennifer Saunders
[ Case Characters Could Dressed Fantastic Gay Had Just Live Looked Looking Lot Men Myself Never New Party Quite Real Shame Showed Up Were York]
It's nice to play a character that has a soulful, dependent, close relationship. It must mean my character is interesting in some way. Jeff Goldblum
[ Character Close Dependent Interesting Mean Must Nice Play Relationship Some Soulful Way]
When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers. Bobby Vinton
[ Big Cast Characters Dancing Girls Glen Group Had Miller Orchestra Owned Production Singing Takers Theater Ticket Ushers Well]
The student develops an analytical as well as finely blended character. He is able to choose from a wide variety of job fields from which to embrace a career, without having to be a specialist in one particular discipline. Philippe Perrin
[ Able Analytical Blended Career Character Choose Develops Discipline Embrace Fields Finely Having Job Particular Specialist Student Variety Well Which Wide Without]
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]
Cancer Boy probably has the saddest, noblest, sweetest heart of any character I've ever done. Bruce McCulloch
[ Any Boy Cancer Character Done Ever Heart Noblest Probably Saddest Sweetest]
I think one of the successes of Gladiator is how we manage to turn on a dime the character from one thing to another where you believe he is one thing and he is something very different. Ridley Scott
[ Another Believe Character Different Dime Gladiator How Manage Something Successes Thing Think Turn Very Where]
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character. Hosea Ballou
[ Character Children Commences Education Every Formation Hearsay Knee Little Mother Spoken Tends Toward Within Word]
It is not by muscle, speed, or physical dexterity that great things are achieved, but by reflection, force of character, and judgment. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Achieved Character Force Great Judgment Muscle Physical Reflection Speed Things]
I really believed that if I could play that character, who is grounded in the earth and the history of the United States - not the kind of role I usually play - it would help me change the perception out there and my own perception of what I can accomplish as a performer. Andrea Martin
[ Accomplish Believed Change Character Could Earth Grounded Help History Kind Out Own Perception Performer Play Really Role States United Usually Would]
Because I was able to submerge myself into the character, I didn't have to go back and forth. You don't have to work hard to bring emotions. It all just comes naturally, you're there living it. Camilla Belle
[ Able Back Because Bring Character Comes Emotions Forth Go Hard Into Just Living Myself Naturally Work]
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]
The fact that a man is a newspaper reporter is evidence of some flaw of character. Lyndon B. Johnson
[ Character Evidence Fact Flaw Man Newspaper Reporter Some]
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion. Aristotle
[ Almost Called Character Effective May Means Most Persuasion]
A scientist is an unlikely character to put at the center of a movie. Bill Condon
[ Center Character Movie Put Scientist Unlikely]
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]
As an actor, I've always wanted to do characters that would help me find my connection with others and connect all of us together. You always want the energy of the character, the spirit of the person, to enter you. I've been doing this for 26 years and some of the things I've done are always with me. Forest Whitaker
[ Actor Always Been Character Characters Connect Connection Doing Done Energy Enter Find Help Others Person Some Spirit Things Together Us Want Wanted Would Years]
Since it's based on my parents, it's more emotionally close to me than some of my more surreal plays. And then I like the balance of the comic and the sad. It should play as funny, but you should care about the characters and feel sad for them. Christopher Durang
[ Balance Based Care Characters Close Comic Emotionally Feel Funny More Parents Play Plays Sad Should Since Some Surreal Than Them Then]
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested. Oswald Chambers
[ Character Christ Disposition Jesus Manifested Means Persistently Saint]
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates the weak ones. Darrell Royal
[ Build Character Eliminates Football Ones Weak]
The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor, foretells its character. Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin
[ Character Counsellor Faithful Sense Smell]
Even among the married, sexual satisfaction must not be sought in a way which disregards man's character as a person and degrades him to the animal level. Francis Arinze
[ Among Animal Character Degrades Disregards Even Him Level Man Married Must Person Satisfaction Sexual Sought Way Which]
Moby Dick - that book is so amazing. I just realized that it starts with two characters meeting in bed; that's how my book begins, too, but I hadn't noticed the parallel before, two characters forced to share a bed, reluctantly. Michael Chabon
[ Amazing Bed Before Begins Book Characters Forced Hadn How Just Meeting Moby Noticed Parallel Realized Reluctantly Share Starts Too Two]
When you have to play a character that seems to be a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself, I think the trick in that kind of character, so that you don't become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are. Jennifer Beals
[ Become Character Cliche Decent Find Kind Person Play Relatively Seems Their Think Trick Weaknesses Where Yourself]
The man that makes a character, makes foes. Edward Young
[ Character Foes Makes Man]
Military leaders aren't made. They are born. To be a good leader, you have to have something in your character to cause people to follow you. Jimmy Johnson
[ Born Cause Character Follow Good Leader Leaders Made Military Something Your]
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]
My character Lena is somebody who responds to people in a very simple way. I didn't have to take myself off to a darkened room to concentrate, I just had to try and be open. It's an interesting, subtle relationship. Emily Watson
[ Character Concentrate Darkened Had Interesting Just Lena Myself Off Open Relationship Responds Room Simple Somebody Subtle Take Try Very Way]
To be honest, I think for part of my late teens my character didn't really develop very much. I was in a state of cold storage. Damon Hill
[ Character Cold Develop Honest Late Much Part Really State Storage Teens Think Very]
In a lot of films, they're showing more complete, developed characters of diverse ethnic backgrounds. The larger concern is to be able to tastefully explore the stereotypes, and still move past them to see the core of people. Forest Whitaker
[ Able Backgrounds Characters Complete Concern Core Developed Diverse Ethnic Explore Films Larger Lot More Move Past See Showing Stereotypes Still Tastefully Them]
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]
Does my character hate Bree? Well, let's just put it this way. Bree hasn't seen the last of me. I gave that drunk gal a ride home a few episodes ago and she turned on me! Alfre Woodard
[ Ago Character Does Drunk Episodes Few Gal Gave Hasn Hate Home Just Last Put Ride Seen She Turned Way Well]
I had the sets that meant so much to this character built - right in my home, especially the kitchen, which was important both for her character and for your introduction to her when Albert comes to visit. Debbie Reynolds
[ Albert Both Built Character Comes Especially Had Her Home Important Introduction Kitchen Meant Much Right Sets Visit Which Your]
A lot of the jokes had some build-up to some nasty stuff. But most of it was all character situations leading to what the ultimate payoff would be for that character. Shawn Wayans
[ Character Had Jokes Leading Lot Most Nasty Payoff Situations Some Stuff Ultimate Would]
We've carried that over into the visual development as well. We've designed quite an exotic cast of characters, but the last thing we want is to dictate to the players how their PCs should look. What we want to do is inspire. Sam Wood
[ Carried Cast Characters Designed Development Dictate Exotic How Inspire Into Last Look Over Pcs Players Quite Should Their Thing Visual Want Well]
You learn to rely on a few basic movements and use your voice to the greatest extent possible to convey your emotions. So there was a technical challenge there and a responsibility to create a character from behind the mask. Helena Bonham Carter
[ Basic Behind Challenge Character Convey Create Emotions Extent Few Greatest Learn Mask Movements Possible Rely Responsibility Technical Use Voice Your]
If you were to look back at me as a school kid you'd see a very quiet little church mouse kind of character. Johnny Rotten
[ Back Character Church Kid Kind Little Look Mouse Quiet School See Very Were]
The first function of a book review should be, I believe, to give some idea of the contents and character of the book. Walter Kaufmann
[ Believe Book Character Contents First Function Give Idea Review Should Some]
I admire directors so much, I find them incredible: they manage such a huge number of people of different characters, think of the money involved. Catherine Deneuve
[ Admire Characters Different Directors Find Huge Incredible Involved Manage Money Much Number Such Them Think]
My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors. Tracey Ullman
[ Actors British Character Great Influences Peter Sellers Were]
I care not what others think of what I do, but I care very much about what I think of what I do! That is character! Theodore Roosevelt
[ Care Character Much Others Think Very]
It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life. Emmet Fox
[ Character Determines Food Furnish Life Mind Which Whole Your]
SOON was the first novel where I used a rough outline. Usually I have characters and an idea and write as a process of discovery. Like working without a net. Jerry B. Jenkins
[ Characters Discovery First Idea Net Novel Outline Process Rough Soon Used Usually Where Without Working Write]
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]
If there is any secret to my success, I think it's that my characters are very real to me. I feel everything they feel, and therefore I think my readers care about them. Sidney Sheldon
[ Any Care Characters Everything Feel Readers Real Secret Success Them Therefore Think Very]
The destructive character lives from the feeling, not that life is worth living, but that suicide is not worth the trouble. Walter Benjamin
[ Character Destructive Feeling Life Lives Living Suicide Trouble Worth]
I sometimes wonder if the inability to find oneself makes one seek oneself in other people, in characters. John Cazale
[ Characters Find Inability Makes Oneself Other Seek Sometimes Wonder]
I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new. Rick Allen
[ Battered Brand Character New Old Prefer Rather Things]
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]
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]
But as far as the concept of HAL, who HAL was, his character - I had no role in creating him. Douglas Trumbull
[ Character Concept Creating Far Had Hal Him His Role]
They've turned this character into a human being. Melinda Clarke
[ Being Character Human Into Turned]
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing. Abraham Lincoln
[ Character Real Reputation Shadow Thing Think Tree]
I grew up below the poverty line; I didn't have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade point average and I want to go to college, and just become a better person. Justin Bieber
[ Average Become Below Better Built Character College Did Go Grade Grew Just Line Made Much Now Other Person Point Poverty Stronger Think Up Want]
While I relish our warm months, winter forms our character and brings out our best. Tom Allen
[ Best Brings Character Forms Months Our Out Relish Warm While Winter]
Whoever has the luck to be born a character can laugh even at death. Because a character will never die! A man will die, a writer, the instrument of creation: but what he has created will never die! Luigi Pirandello
[ Because Born Character Created Creation Death Die Even Instrument Laugh Luck Man Never Whoever Will Writer]
One of the things I like best about the Halloween show is that I change outfits about six times in the show. It is a lot of fun to play the different characters. Nancy Kerrigan
[ Best Change Characters Different Fun Halloween Lot Outfits Play Show Six Things Times]
A man's own manner and character is what most becomes him. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Becomes Character Him Man Manner Most Own]
I have agreed to lend my voice to Nature's Guard, an animated series which hopefully will go into production in the near future. The characters are all animals. My voice will be for a character named Longtail. Jeremy Bulloch
[ Agreed Animals Animated Character Characters Future Go Guard Hopefully Into Lend Named Nature Near Production Series Voice Which Will]
Two days later I got a call that they wanted to try out the character for seven episodes. Eleven years and 22 Emmys later, Cliff was still sitting at that bar. John Ratzenberger
[ Bar Call Character Cliff Days Eleven Emmys Episodes Got Later Out Seven Sitting Still Try Two Wanted Years]
Sometimes when you play a character, you can feel it in your body. And I felt like I had characteristics of my dog: the way Webster moves, the way he holds his head. I kind of adapted it into this part unconsciously. Calista Flockhart
[ Adapted Body Character Characteristics Dog Feel Felt Had Head His Holds Into Kind Moves Part Play Sometimes Unconsciously Way Webster Your]
What I have in common with the character in 'Truman' is this incredible need to please people. I feel like I want to take care of everyone and I also feel this terrible guilt if I am unable to. And I have felt this way ever since all this success started. Jim Carrey
[ Also Am Care Character Common Ever Everyone Feel Felt Guilt Incredible Need Please Since Started Success Take Terrible Truman Unable Want Way]
You can't think about how people will perceive you or your character. All you can do is focus on your work. The rest is up to the universe. I've been acting for 16 years. I've done 55 movies and, in all seriousness, there's maybe five that are good and the rest are crap. Robert Patrick
[ Acting Been Character Crap Done Five Focus Good How Maybe Movies Perceive Rest Seriousness Think Universe Up Will Work Years Your]
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]
A man's character is his guardian divinity. Heraclitus
[ Character Divinity Guardian His Man]
Underneath this flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character. Oscar Levant
[ Character Enormous Exterior Flabby Lack Underneath]
Each character represented a trait that resides in me. Chuck Jones
[ Character Each Represented Resides Trait]
It's a character I've created. Actually, that's pretty much the opposite of me, off a farm in the Midwest. Douglas Wilson
[ Actually Character Created Farm Midwest Much Off Opposite Pretty]
My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about. Jeffery Deaver
[ Best Books Care Characters Driven Plot Populate Primarily Readers Them Useless World]
The worst evil is - and that's the product of censorship - is the self-censorship, because that twists spines, that destroys my character because I have to think something else and say something else, I have to always control myself. Milos Forman
[ Always Because Censorship Character Control Destroys Else Evil Myself Product Say Something Spines Think Twists Worst]
I think if I weren't so beautiful, maybe, I'd have more character. Jerry Hall
[ Beautiful Character Maybe More Think Weren]
A character who is thought-out is not born, he or she is contrived. A born character is round, a thought-out character is flat. Rex Stout
[ Born Character Contrived Flat Round She]
It's all about exploring the more unpredictable aspects in the character, not just fighting people. Victoria Pratt
[ Aspects Character Exploring Fighting Just More Unpredictable]
For me, what I really want to come out of it is to show people that I can hold together a movie, be the number one character and play someone who is twenty or twenty-one. Kaley Cuoco
[ Character Come Hold Movie Number Out Play Really Show Someone Together Twenty Twenty-One Want]
I like to be surprised. Fresh implications and plot twists erupt as a story unfolds. Characters develop backgrounds, adding depth and feeling. Writing feels like exploring. David Brin
[ Adding Backgrounds Characters Depth Develop Erupt Exploring Feeling Feels Fresh Implications Plot Story Surprised Twists Unfolds Writing]
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]
Weird, but sometimes I feel more like my cartoon character than I do Lizzie because she's a little more edgy and snappy. Hilary Duff
[ Because Cartoon Character Edgy Feel Little More She Snappy Sometimes Than Weird]
Old age and sickness bring out the essential characteristics of a man. Felix Frankfurter
[ Age Bring Characteristics Essential Man Old Out Sickness]
If you create an act, you create a habit. If you create a habit, you create a character. If you create a character, you create a destiny. Andre Maurois
[ Act Character Create Destiny Habit]
Like at Halloween: I knew I'd arrived when I saw people dressing up on Halloween as my character. Jane Badler
[ Arrived Character Dressing Halloween Knew Saw Up]
Finally, after a lot of searching and digging, it was simply the love of family that gave me a road into the character. Once I got into that, and we delved into what it would be like to survive cancer and the ability to see how precious life is, it became easier to play her. Jeanne Tripplehorn
[ Ability After Became Cancer Character Delved Digging Easier Family Finally Gave Got Her How Into Life Lot Love Once Play Precious Road Searching See Simply Survive Would]
They really stay just characters to me. I look at them, and I don't see always the same person up there. And hopefully, people will see that too. Because it's very easy to bore people, and that's a killer. So hopefully that won't happen. Charlize Theron
[ Always Because Bore Characters Easy Happen Hopefully Just Killer Look Person Really Same See Stay Them Too Up Very Will Won]
I think that the character that I'm playing now is so fundamentally different than Ally that I haven't I haven't felt like I had to worry about it at all. But I definitely wanted to make a different choice. Calista Flockhart
[ Ally Character Choice Definitely Different Felt Fundamentally Had Haven Make Now Playing Than Think Wanted Worry]
We don't relate to her too much because you don't want the heroic character to not be heroic. Radha Mitchell
[ Because Character Her Heroic Much Relate Too Want]
When I do a character, I try to base it on someone I have met or an experience I've had. Illeana Douglas
[ Base Character Experience Had Met Someone Try]
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances. Donald Creighton
[ Between Character Circumstances Encounter History Record]
Strangely enough, the first character in Fried Green Tomatoes was the cafe, and the town. I think a place can be as much a character in a novel as the people. Fannie Flagg
[ Cafe Character Enough First Fried Green Much Novel Place Strangely Think Tomatoes Town]
I mean it allowed me to do that which was fantastic because we really get to see the character mature and deal with some things that are, that I think as an audience member, really pull us in. Brandon Routh
[ Allowed Audience Because Character Deal Fantastic Get Mature Mean Member Pull Really See Some Things Think Us Which]
I wouldn't characterize my work, however, as directly political. Suzanne Vega
[ Characterize Directly However Political Work]
I'm a character actor at heart. Shuler Hensley
[ Actor Character Heart]
Mos Def is one of the most creative, intelligent human beings I've had the opportunity to work with. He is fun. The entire time, he would go in and out of different characters, just for the fun of it. Awesome energy. Jill Scott
[ Awesome Beings Characters Creative Def Different Energy Entire Fun Go Had Human Intelligent Just Mos Most Opportunity Out Time Work Would]
Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations. Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble. Stuart Symington
[ Administrations Authority Avoided Been Characteristic Giving His House Incredible Mr Much Now Power Reasons Recent Responsibility Staff Studiously Trouble Truman White]
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart. Henry Clay
[ Appreciating Character Courtesies Deepest Grateful Heart Ones Small Strike Trivial Which]
And my father was a comic. He could play any musical instrument. He loved to perform. He was a wonderfully comedic character. He had the ability to dance and sing and charm and analyze poetry. Lynn Johnston
[ Ability Analyze Any Character Charm Comedic Comic Could Dance Father Had Instrument Loved Musical Perform Play Poetry Sing Wonderfully]
Acting is very much like a child making believe. I'm not one to become a character, but I fall in love with the character. It's like having faith; you're going to be that person for a while. Lusia Strus
[ Acting Become Believe Character Child Faith Fall Going Having Love Making Much Person Very While]
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]
I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies. Patricia Clarkson
[ Actor Being Character Enter Into Kind Ladies Leading Now Think Took]
Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest. Richard V. Allen
[ Characterized Command Expected Failure Harm Hesitation Indecision Interest January National Office Our Provides Ship State System Take Will Winner]
I like the idea of bringing cartoon characters to life... and although the Americans have already attempted this, their culture is not sufficiently humane to make it work. Gerard Depardieu
[ Already Although Americans Attempted Bringing Cartoon Characters Culture Humane Idea Life Make Sufficiently Their Work]
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]
And I'd like to believe that's true, you know, kind of showing gay people in this kind of light and - where it's not about that, it's just about the characters for the first time, like those shows were. Sean Hayes
[ Believe Characters First Gay Just Kind Know Light Showing Shows Those Time True Were Where]
Technique is of less interest than character and story. William Friedkin
[ Character Interest Less Story Technique Than]
Character is simply habit long continued. Plutarch
[ Character Continued Habit Long Simply]
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]
Character is much easier kept than recovered. Thomas Paine
[ Character Easier Kept Much Recovered Than]
I'm usually working on my own mythology, my own realm of created characters. Stories in mythology inspire me, though I may not be conscious of it. Anne Rice
[ Characters Conscious Created Inspire May Mythology Own Realm Stories Though Usually Working]
I talked with Quentin about where the character came from, and he told me Kansas City. I don't know how somebody talks from Kansas City, so I made him from New York. Steve Buscemi
[ Came Character City Him How Kansas Know Made New Quentin Somebody Talked Talks Told Where York]
I consider myself a character actor. Brittany Murphy
[ Actor Character Consider Myself]
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]
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]
A time is marked not so much by ideas that are argued about as by ideas that are taken for granted. The character of an era hangs upon what needs no defense. Lawrence Lessig
[ Argued Character Defense Era Granted Hangs Ideas Marked Much Needs Taken Time Upon]
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'm not an actress who can create a character. I play me. Mary Tyler Moore
[ Actress Character Create Play]
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]
For four years doing that same character all the time kind of bothered me. Butit opened up a lot of doors. Lloyd Bridges
[ Bothered Character Doing Doors Four Kind Lot Opened Same Time Up Years]
But I always wanted my characters to be more than cyphers for the failings of their world. And I never had to look too hard to find a part of myself in them. Douglas Sirk
[ Always Characters Failings Find Had Hard Look More Myself Never Part Than Their Them Too Wanted World]
Each morning my characters greet me with misty faces willing, though chilled, to muster for another day's progress through the dazzling quicksand the marsh of blank paper. John Updike
[ Another Blank Characters Chilled Day Dazzling Each Faces Greet Marsh Misty Morning Muster Paper Progress Quicksand Though Through Willing]
The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part. Miguel de Cervantes
[ Character Comedy Difficult Fool Most Must Part Plays]
The pleasure of writing fiction is that you are always spotting some new approach, an alternative way of telling a story and manipulating characters; the novel is such a wonderfully flexible form. Penelope Lively
[ Alternative Always Approach Characters Fiction Flexible Form Manipulating New Novel Pleasure Some Story Such Telling Way Wonderfully Writing]
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]
Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds. Elizabeth Stuart Phelps
[ Alone Character Cultivated Happiness Moment Must Run Safely Thing Weeds Will]
Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement. George Bancroft
[ Amusement Characters Depend Enough Exciting Lives Neighbors Their Those Truth]
I try to ground most of my characters in reality somehow. That's kind of what I bring to the table. Donnie Wahlberg
[ Bring Characters Ground Kind Most Reality Somehow Table Try]
I am constantly getting letters from inconsistancies in the back stories of these characters. Joe Murray
[ Am Back Characters Constantly Getting Letters Stories These]
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s. Jean Paul
[ Another Character Clearly Describes Discloses His Man Never Own]
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]
When I was doing Bean more than I've done him in the last few years, I did strange things - like appearing on chat shows in character as Mr. Bean. Rowan Atkinson
[ Appearing Bean Character Chat Did Doing Done Few Him Last More Mr Shows Strange Than Things 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]
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 don't much believe in the idea of characters. I write with words, that is all. Whether those words are put in the mouth of this or that character does not matter to me. Guillermo Cabrera Infante
[ Believe Character Characters Does Idea Matter Mouth Much Put Those Whether Words Write]
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]
If you will practice being fictional for a while, you will understand that fictional characters are sometimes more real than people with bodies and heartbeats. Richard Bach
[ Being Bodies Characters Fictional Heartbeats More Practice Real Sometimes Than Understand While Will]
I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone. Camille Claudel
[ Advantage Am Any Character Crafty Deceived Devil Everyone False Greatest Longer Mood Pleasure Take Whose]
What we do should have a Canadian character. Nobody looks his best in somebody else's clothes. Vincent Massey
[ Best Canadian Character Clothes Else His Looks Nobody Should Somebody]
Well, rather than to give you my impression on Los Angeles, per se, my older sister's husband is and American, therefore I have a pretty good idea of the, perhaps the characteristics of Americans in general. Nobuo Uematsu
[ American Americans Angeles Characteristics General Give Good Husband Idea Impression Los Older Per Perhaps Pretty Rather Se Sister Than Therefore Well]
I guess because you study the character and you do all those things. But when it comes down to it, it's still my performance, it's still my interpretation. I'm not going to, you know, be a clone - well, I was a clone of Richard Dean Anderson! Michael Welch
[ Anderson Because Character Clone Comes Dean Down Going Guess Interpretation Know Performance Richard Still Study Things Those Well]
In my proper character, I am an officer of the United States Army. Zebulon Pike
[ Am Army Character Officer Proper States United]
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]
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]
You, the actor, must be aware of when you're being funny, but the character you're playing should always be oblivious to the fact. Jon Lovitz
[ Actor Always Aware Being Character Fact Funny Must Oblivious Playing Should]
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]
Nearly all men can stand adversity, but if you want to test a man's character, give him power. Abraham Lincoln Power
[ Adversity Character Give Him Man Men Nearly Power Stand Test Want]
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]
We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection. Jean Paul
[ Breath Cannot Character Clearness Discover Easily Enemy Faults Friend Friends Hates Impedes Learn Love Mirror Our Real Reflection Us Virtues Warmth Which]
I'd like to do voiceovers my whole life. I get to kind of create a character and go in and play. Will Friedle
[ Character Create Get Go Kind Life Play Voiceovers Whole]
If you have a very good concept of your character, you can snap into it. Sean Bean
[ Character Concept Good Into Snap Very Your]
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]
The point of my explanation is I'm very subjective when it comes to describing my characters: they are all a little bit a part of me from the outside in or the inside out - but to put your mind at ease, I built Paul Snider from the outside in. Eric Roberts
[ Bit Built Characters Comes Describing Ease Explanation Inside Little Mind Out Outside Part Paul Point Put Subjective Very Your]
The role of an actor is to make every character believable. Orlando Bloom
[ Actor Believable Character Every Make Role]
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly. Lawrence G. Lovasik
[ Ability Against Character Feelings Forgive Hide Hurt Means Others Overcome Quickly Resentment Strength]
In terms of the black female audience, usually if you're true to that character but more so in your body of work if you've proven that you love your sisters and you proven you will come back home like in 42.4% they'll give you a pass when you jump ship. I hear it all the time. Blair Underwood
[ Audience Back Black Body Character Come Female Give Hear Home Jump Love More Pass Proven Ship Sisters Terms Time True Usually Will Work Your]
In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes. Adelbert von Chamisso
[ Acted Badly Before Being Blue Character Eyes Forgot Heroic Lovely Novice Pair Part Stage Studied Such]
I didn't see my character, Core, as a cannibal but as somebody who is extremely passionate and who doesn't have any conscience. She takes her passion to its complete extreme. Beatrice Dalle
[ Any Cannibal Character Complete Conscience Core Extreme Extremely Her Passion Passionate See She Somebody Takes]
My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message. Christian Bale
[ Between Character Complete Consumerism Difference Ethics Film Hope Lack Message Obsession Repulsed Saying Will]
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]
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]
As I look at President Bush, I think he will ultimately be judged as a man of extremely high character. Tommy Franks
[ Bush Character Extremely High Judged Look Man President Think Ultimately Will]
I 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]
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]
When the drama attains a characterization which makes the play a revelation of human conduct and a dialogue which characterizes yet pleases for itself, we reach dramatic literature. George P. Baker
[ Attains Characterization Characterizes Conduct Dialogue Drama Dramatic Human Itself Literature Makes Play Pleases Reach Revelation Which Yet]
Competing at the highest level is the greatest test of one's character. Russell Mark
[ Character Competing Greatest Highest Level Test]
So you eat, you sleep, and then this wonderful child comes out, but you don't feel like you have any control over that process, over her, over her character and who she is. Suzanne Vega
[ Any Character Child Comes Control Eat Feel Her Out Over Process She Sleep Then Wonderful]
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]
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]
The proposition that humans have mental characteristics wholly absent in non-humans is inconsistent with the theory of evolution. Gary L. Francione
[ Absent Characteristics Evolution Humans Inconsistent Mental Proposition Theory Wholly]
A lot of people think I'm that guy in 'Betsy's Wedding', but I'm not. What it is for me is that, on some level, I connect with the character emotionally. Anthony LaPaglia
[ Character Connect Emotionally Guy Level Lot Some Think Wedding]
I 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]
It has been said that a nation reveals its character by the values it upholds. Kay Granger
[ Been Character Nation Reveals Said Values]
I have this dream life where I get to be a celebrity but I get to navigate the world fairly easily because I'm always in character. Dana Carvey
[ Always Because Celebrity Character Dream Easily Fairly Get Life Navigate Where World]
Those whose character is mean and vicious will rouse others to animosity against them. Xun Zi
[ Against Animosity Character Mean Others Rouse Them Those Vicious Whose Will]
Species can be recognized by their morphological characteristics and songs. Peter R. Grant
[ Characteristics Morphological Recognized Songs Species Their]
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]
Those offers come in now and again. They're not knocking down my door. I'm only an old character actor, and I'm not needed. Carroll O'Connor
[ Actor Again Character Come Door Down Knocking Needed Now Offers Old Only Those]
Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. Helen Keller
[ Achieved Ambition Cannot Character Developed Ease Experience Inspired Only Quiet Soul Strengthened Success Suffering Through Trial]
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Martin Luther King, Jr.
[ Character Color Content Day Judged Look Skin Their Will]
I don't act in the way other actresses act, in terms of building or creating a character. I don't transform myself into the role, I invest myself in the role. Beatrice Dalle
[ Act Actresses Building Character Creating Into Invest Myself Other Role Terms Transform Way]
A lot of my work has to do with not allowing my characters to have an ego in a way that the stomach doesn't have an ego when it's wanting to throw up. It just does it. Matthew Barney
[ Allowing Characters Does Ego Just Lot Stomach Throw Up Wanting Way Work]
While some of them acknowledge the obligation of natural morality in their mode of conducting their cases, and preserve their individual character as gentlemen, there are others who acknowledge no law, human or divine, but the law of Scotland. George Combe
[ Acknowledge Cases Character Conducting Divine Gentlemen Human Individual Law Mode Morality Natural Obligation Others Preserve Scotland Some Their Them While]
Portraying emotionally ill characters gives me the chance to really act. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Act Chance Characters Emotionally Gives Ill Portraying Really]
It's necessary to track characters all the way through an opera. If you're dealing with more than one or two characters, it's very easy to forget that the others have lives of their own that feed into the story. Carlisle Floyd
[ Characters Dealing Easy Feed Forget Into Lives More Necessary Opera Others Own Story Than Their Through Track Two Very Way]
A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply. Danielle Steel
[ Begins Book Care Character Deeply Image Situation]
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 think the character does tend to suit an episodic thing, because what's fun about him is that he doesn't care about anyone else, and it's very difficult for a main character - a lead character - in a movie to not care about anybody else. Rowan Atkinson
[ Anybody Anyone Because Care Character Difficult Does Else Episodic Fun Him Lead Main Movie Suit Tend Thing Think Very]
The Reformation did not directly touch the question of the true character of God's church. John Nelson Darby
[ Character Church Did Directly God Question Reformation Touch True]
Frank Marth also played many characters with us, and like George Petrie, he was worth his weight in gold. Audrey Meadows
[ Also Characters Frank George Gold His Many Played Us Weight Worth]
I've always been a fan of the 19th century novel, of the novel that is plotted, character-driven, and where the passage of time is almost as central to the novel as a major minor character, the passage of time and its effect on the characters in the story. John Irving
[ Almost Always Been Central Century Character Characters Effect Fan Major Minor Novel Passage Plotted Story Time Where]
I liked Huckleberry Finn and Tom Sawyer, and that is the kind of character that I would like to have played. That would have been more in tune with who I really was. Keith Thibodeaux
[ Been Character Finn Huckleberry Kind Liked More Played Really Tom Tune Would]
Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire. Christian Nestell Bovee
[ Admire Approximate Characters Example Followers Imitate More Most Pleases Reason Than Unconsciously Us]
Somehow I kept my head above water. I relied on the discipline, character, and strength that I had started to develop as that little girl in her first swimming pool. Esther Williams
[ Above Character Develop Discipline First Girl Had Head Her Kept Little Pool Relied Somehow Started Strength Swimming Water]
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]
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]
I'd rather go back to waitressing than play a character that I hate. Julianna Margulies
[ Back Character Go Hate Play Rather Than Waitressing]
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]
Let's put it this way, when I was casting, I cast Viggo first and then found someone who could play his wife, rather than the other way around. So for me he's still the lead character. David Cronenberg
[ Around Cast Casting Character Could First Found His Lead Other Play Put Rather Someone Still Than Then Way Wife]
I demonstrated the characteristics of experimental fever. It appears after an incubation period which is never less than five days. It follows the same pattern as natural fever in man, but is of shorter duration and less pronounced. Charles Jules Henry Nicole
[ After Appears Characteristics Days Demonstrated Duration Experimental Fever Five Follows Less Man Natural Never Pattern Period Pronounced Same Shorter Than Which]
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny. James Allen
[ Act Character Destiny Habit Harvest Law More Reap Sow Than]
To have character is to be big enough to take life on. Mary Richards
[ Big Character Enough Life Take]
All the parts I get offered are character and comedy parts, and I probably wouldn't get them if I had a different face. So I'm glad I have a comedy face. Mackenzie Crook
[ Character Comedy Different Face Get Glad Had Offered Parts Probably Them]
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'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that. I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character. Aaliyah
[ Acting Action Character Coach Involved Prepare Scenes Some Train Working]
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 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]
In disposition the Negro is joyous, flexible, and indolent; while the many nations which compose this race present a singular diversity of intellectual character, of which the far extreme is the lowest grade of humanity. Samuel George Morton
[ Character Compose Disposition Diversity Extreme Far Flexible Grade Humanity Indolent Intellectual Joyous Lowest Many Nations Negro Present Race Singular Which While]
To keep your character intact you cannot stoop to filthy acts. It makes it easier to stoop the next time. Katharine Hepburn
[ Acts Cannot Character Easier Filthy Intact Keep Makes Next Stoop Time Your]
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]
I am just another fireman because the story focuses on Joaquin Phoenix's character, but I play Joaquin's close friend and I get burned up a little bit, but I don't die. Morris Chestnut
[ Am Another Because Bit Burned Character Close Die Fireman Focuses Friend Get Just Little Phoenix Play Story Up]
Typically in horror films the character just services the plot, and you really are just going from 'point a' to 'point b,' just so that you can end up at 'point c.' They are just sort of stick characters. That's just not interesting to me. Kevin Williamson
[ Character Characters End Films Going Horror Interesting Just Plot Point Really Services Sort Stick Typically Up]
I get to play a great character while working with great actors and great directors on a great show. Harry Hamlin
[ Actors Character Directors Get Great Play Show While Working]
Failure's not a bad thing. It builds character. It makes you stronger. Billy Dee Williams
[ Bad Builds Character Failure Makes Stronger Thing]
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character. Henry Clay
[ Belong Character Highly Honorable Men Prized Properties Which]
I pray to be of service to the playwright, the audience, the other actors and my character. Lusia Strus
[ Actors Audience Character Other Playwright Pray Service]
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]
You can take charge, kick ass, do whatever you have to do and it's okay. You can blow people up. These are things that are okay for cartoon characters to do. Joan Severance
[ Ass Blow Cartoon Characters Charge Kick Okay Take These Things Up Whatever]
The Chinese, by their favourite system of dwarfing, contrive to make it, when only a foot and a half or two feet high, have all the characters of an aged cedar of Lebanon. Robert Fortune
[ Aged Cedar Characters Chinese Contrive Favourite Feet Foot Half High Lebanon Make Only System Their Two]
I've always believed in populating my films with characters who we like, who we have some warmth for, who have warmth for each other, who we would like to hang out with, who we emulate in one way or another. Ivan Reitman
[ Always Another Believed Characters Each Emulate Films Hang Other Out Some Warmth Way Would]
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government. Thomas Chandler Haliburton
[ Character Country Depends Every Form Government Happiness Rather Than Upon]
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]
To be a character who feels a deep emotion, one must go into the memory's vault and mix in a sad memory from one's own life. Albert Finney
[ Character Deep Emotion Feels Go Into Life Memory Mix Must Own Sad Vault]
I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor Because Box Character Life Office Rest Working Worry]
I do give a great deal of forethought and zone in on character and all sorts of things like that. Never before have I just stuffed something away in the back cupboard of my brain because it was just such a crazy concept. Greg Kinnear
[ Away Back Because Before Brain Character Concept Crazy Cupboard Deal Forethought Give Great Just Never Something Sorts Stuffed Such Things Zone]
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]
You know, that kind of coldness, you know. And I think, yeah, I think that definitely helped. The female characters on the show, you can see some of them wanting to know what makes him tick. And I guess that translates into some of the fans outside. You know? Matt Robinson
[ Characters Coldness Definitely Fans Female Guess Helped Him Into Kind Know Makes Outside See Show Some Them Think Tick Translates Wanting Yeah]
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]
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]
My main worry is that after a certain point you become so identified with a character and a series that you might not be able to get work when your show goes off the air. Martin Milner
[ Able After Air Become Certain Character Get Goes Identified Main Might Off Point Series Show Work Worry Your]
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]
A man of character in peace is a man of courage in war. Charles Wilson
[ Character Courage Man Peace War]
Texas was defined by its larger-than-life characters, particularly politicians. Jessica Savitch
[ Characters Defined Particularly Politicians Texas]
It's kind of ironic that the two sports with the greatest characters, boxing and horse racing, have both been on the decline. In both cases it's for the lack of a suitable hero. Dick Schaap
[ Been Both Boxing Cases Characters Decline Greatest Hero Horse Ironic Kind Lack Racing Sports Suitable Two]
My first character was Mr. Toad. Bill Griffith
[ Character First Mr Toad]
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]
My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories, because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Because Character Choosing Interest Key Many Plot Sacrifice Scripts Stories]
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]
I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Always Am Character Depiction Direction Interested More Much Performance Says]
I think I would have been so much in awe of the movie set, the people and what everybody's job was, that I don't know if I would be able to concentrate on the character. Daisy Fuentes
[ Able Awe Been Character Concentrate Everybody Job Know Movie Much Set Think Would]
It would be nice to say the rich people, the fancy people, all behaved like bastards and the poor slobs all came through like heroes. But as a matter of fact, sometimes the poor slobs behave like slobs and the great, noble, privileged characters come off very well, indeed. Walter Lord
[ Bastards Behave Behaved Came Characters Come Fact Fancy Great Heroes Indeed Matter Nice Noble Off Poor Privileged Rich Say Sometimes Through Very Well Would]
When there is a strong woman character in a story - that always grabs me. Ang Lee
[ Always Character Grabs Story Strong Woman]
You know what I would like to do: make a film with actors standing in empty space so that the spectator would have to imagine the background of the characters. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Actors Background Characters Empty Film Imagine Know Make Space Spectator Standing Would]
I questioned everything. I didn't see a character developed in Platoon at all. The character in Blue Velvet was much more fascinating to me. Kyle MacLachlan
[ Blue Character Developed Everything Fascinating More Much Platoon Questioned See Velvet]
The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor. John Kenneth Galbraith
[ Building Character Conspicuously Poor Privation Turn Up Urging Values Wealthy]
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]
It is very hard to separate one's self from a character. Sometimes the people closest to me have to be very understanding. Halle Berry
[ Character Closest Hard Self Separate Sometimes Understanding Very]
A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples. Emily Greene Balch
[ Affecting Backward Characteristic Communities More Nationalism New Our Peoples Peripheral Prevalence Regions Second So-Called Spreading Still Time]
I don't know why, but I respond well to tortured characters. Halle Berry
[ Characters Know Respond Tortured Well Why]
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us. Thomas Paine
[ Angels Character God Know Men Reputation Think Us Women]
My character, Taylor McKessie, is a little bit brighter in the math and science department than I am... okay, a lot. Monique Coleman
[ Am Bit Brighter Character Department Little Lot Math Okay Science Taylor Than]
The book has many different characteristics: some are extremely old-fashioned storytelling traits, but there are also a fair number of postmodern traits, and the self-consciousness is one. Jeffrey Eugenides
[ Also Book Characteristics Different Extremely Fair Many Number Old-Fashioned Postmodern Self-Consciousness Some Storytelling Traits]
We're always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us and the films that are being made that have black characters in them. I don't know if that's going to change. Don Cheadle
[ Always Amount Being Black Change Characters Far Films Going Know Made Roles Them Trailing Us Written]
There are too many souls of wood not to love those wooden characters who do indeed have a soul. Jean Cocteau
[ Characters Indeed Love Many Soul Souls Those Too Wood Wooden]
Individuality is founded in feeling; and the recesses of feeling, the darker, blinder strata of character, are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making, and directly perceive how events happen, and how work is actually done. William James
[ Actually Catch Character Darker Directly Done Events Fact Feeling Founded Happen How Individuality Making Only Perceive Places Real Recesses Strata Which Work World]
Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks. Isabel Allende
[ Adventurers Ask Bend Books Characters Determines Dissidents Drives Fate Heart Mavericks Need Our Outsiders Passionate Questions Rebels Risks Rules Take Us]
I would like to recapture that freshness of vision which is characteristic of extreme youth when all the world is new to it. Henri Matisse
[ Characteristic Extreme Freshness New Recapture Vision Which World Would Youth]
I'm first and foremost interested in the story, the characters. David Lean
[ Characters First Foremost Interested Story]
The futures and ultimate fates of the characters in The Snow Queen are profoundly changed by choices made in their own minds or hearts, as well as choices unexpectedly forced on them by things beyond their control. Joan D. Vinge
[ Beyond Changed Characters Choices Control Fates Forced Futures Hearts Made Minds Own Profoundly Queen Snow Their Them Things Ultimate Unexpectedly Well]
It's hard to leave behind scenes and characters I am in love with. John Harrison
[ Am Behind Characters Hard Leave Love Scenes]
As a consequence of these hesitations and of the vague character of such innovations, the Commission on Human Rights itself had doubts from the beginning about its role and its functions in general. Rene Cassin
[ Beginning Character Commission Consequence Doubts Functions General Had Human Innovations Itself Rights Role Such These Vague]
In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition. Ralph A. Cram
[ Against Aristocracy Came Century Character Directed Eighteenth Evil Fast Inspired Large Measure Members New Perishing Race Republicanism Revolt Thing Tradition Very]
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]
The only way I can be there and really get into the character is if I'm her. Lacey Chabert
[ Character Get Her Into Only Really Way]
Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers. Cesar Chavez
[ Character Exact Growth Language Our Ourselves Reflection Speakers]
I think in this movie, every time I see his work, I'm blown away by it because he, to me, he really embodied the character so powerfully and so real, so truthfully to me. Kyra Sedgwick
[ Away Because Blown Character Embodied Every His Movie Powerfully Real Really See Think Time Truthfully Work]
Well you just have to own it, I suppose. Own the character, which is difficult. David Wenham
[ Character Difficult Just Own Suppose Well Which]
I 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]
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]
The Big Chill is one of those things that everybody can identify with. Between eight characters, they can pick somebody who's somewhat like them. Tom Berenger
[ Between Big Characters Chill Eight Everybody Identify Pick Somebody Somewhat Them Things Those]
This idea, as you know, that I have firm convictions that the idea of issues being a big deal where our mutual friend went back and he felt so strongly that the determining factor in electoral success should be a proven character. James Stockdale
[ Back Being Big Character Convictions Deal Determining Electoral Factor Felt Firm Friend Idea Issues Know Mutual Our Proven Should Strongly Success Went Where]
I was thinking about what I wanted to write next, after my first novel, and had decided that I wanted to write a story with a lot of strong female characters in it. Joan D. Vinge
[ After Characters Decided Female First Had Lot Next Novel Story Strong Thinking Wanted Write]
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 think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film. It has a very strong female character and it was very abundant in classic Chinese textures. Ang Lee
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
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]
It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's character as to suggest to him any course of conduct that was not entirely upright and consistent. Millicent Fawcett
[ Almost Any Character Conduct Consistent Could Course Entirely High Him Imagine Impossible Insensible Mill Morality Mr Suggest Upright]
Travel provided many interesting experiences, but perhaps the most useful lesson I learned was that I really had no proficiency for learning the thousands of characters of the written Chinese language. Eric Allin Cornell
[ Characters Chinese Experiences Had Interesting Language Learned Learning Lesson Many Most Perhaps Proficiency Provided Really Thousands Travel Useful Written]
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]
Invisible Boy was fun. Everybody else's character, they knew where they were at already as a superhero. But invisible boy's character, you kind of grow up with him within the movie. Kel Mitchell
[ Already Boy Character Else Everybody Fun Grow Him Invisible Kind Knew Movie Superhero Up Were Where Within]
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]
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]
I'm just looking always for characters that change, because I want to get better, as an actor and as a person. Jeffrey Dean Morgan
[ Actor Always Because Better Change Characters Get Just Looking Person Want]
I feel the need of attaining the maximum of intensity with the minimum of means. It is this which has led me to give my painting a character of even greater bareness. Joan Miro
[ Attaining Character Even Feel Give Greater Intensity Led Maximum Means Minimum Need Painting Which]
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]
There are things that Scotsmen get and other people don't get in the dialogue. Scottish characters can be pinpointed by a phrase, targeted very quickly. Bill Forsyth
[ Characters Dialogue Get Other Phrase Quickly Scottish Targeted Things Very]
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]
Character and fate are two words for the same thing. Novalis
[ Character Fate Same Thing Two Words]
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]
I remember the guest stars who came, they were always trying to find a new plot for their characters because they wanted to stay. It was really a great working environment. Caroline Dhavernas
[ Always Because Came Characters Environment Find Great Guest New Plot Really Remember Stars Stay Their Trying Wanted Were Working]
Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground. Frank Lloyd Wright
[ Bred Buildings Character Environment Ground Light Lightness Married Native Organic Qualified Spiders Spinning Strength]
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]
I'd love to play a gangster but I think people might say I looked a bit too young and cheeky to play a character who'd just blown someones head off! Dominic Monaghan
[ Bit Blown Character Gangster Head Just Looked Love Might Off Play Say Think Too Young]
It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with the characters they are portraying. Bruce Beresford
[ Characters Connecting Enough Hit Just Notes Point Portraying Singers Sounding Standing Wonderful]
I do like to embed a fictional character firmly in an occupation. Penelope Lively
[ Character Fictional Firmly Occupation]
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]
The hell to be endured hereafter, of which theology tells, is no worse than the hell we make for ourselves in this world by habitually fashioned our characters in the wrong way. William James
[ Characters Endured Fashioned Habitually Hell Hereafter Make Our Ourselves Tells Than Theology Way Which World Worse Wrong]
My character in 'Prison Break' needs to be formidable. In reality, I'm not very tough at all. Wentworth Miller
[ Break Character Formidable Needs Prison Reality Tough Very]
Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations. Horace Walpole
[ Beauties Character Comedy Diversified Even Great Half Imitation Just Nature Nor Operations Passions Plot Poetry Rules Situations Their Tragedy]
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 actually then went on to direct an after-school special where one of the characters was deaf. They hired me without even knowing I had any connection to the community. Richard Masur
[ Actually After-School Any Characters Community Connection Deaf Direct Even Had Hired Knowing Special Then Went Where Without]
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]
My characters surprise me constantly. My characters are like my friends - I can give them advice, but they don't have to take it. If your characters are real, then they surprise you, just like real people. Laurell K. Hamilton
[ Advice Characters Constantly Friends Give Just Real Surprise Take Them Then Your]
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught. J. C. Watts
[ Caught Character Doing Get Looking Many Nobody Only Right Thing Think Too Wrong]
I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really. Tennessee Williams
[ Another Characters Desperate Easier Found Fragile Frightened Hysteria Identify Life Out Person Reach Really Seemingly Strong These Upon Verge Were]
Your source material is the people you know, not those you don't know, but every character is an extension of the author's own personality. Edward Albee
[ Author Character Every Extension Know Material Own Personality Source Those Your]
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]
I just let the character speak to me and things appear. Shirley Knight
[ Appear Character Just Speak Things]
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]
The point of departure of the process to which we wish to contribute is the fact that war is the natural reaction of human nature in the savage state, while peace is the result of acquired characteristics. Elihu Root
[ Acquired Characteristics Contribute Departure Fact Human Natural Nature Peace Point Process Reaction Result Savage State War Which While Wish]
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]
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]
You get involved with a character after spending a long time waiting, and this demands a lot of energy and concentration. Catherine Deneuve
[ After Character Concentration Demands Energy Get Involved Long Lot Spending Time Waiting]
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, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character. Matthew Simpson
[ Agency Character Elevation Faith Gain Give How Human Knowledge More Much Must Power Then Through]
Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence. Kingsley Amis
[ Become Characteristic Chief Displacing Incompetence Journalism Laziness]
I don't like to read novels where the novelist tells me what to think about the situation and the characters. I prefer to discover for myself. Frederick Wiseman
[ Characters Discover Myself Novelist Novels Prefer Read Situation Tells Think Where]
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him. Mel Brooks
[ Ability Being Characters Every Give Him His Human Hundreds Identities Living Names Other Personalities Relate Separate Skin Talent Their Them Under Writer]
I really love the process, with stage, of rehearsal, you get to create a character, and you have a beginning, a middle, and an end of story. And in television, you don't. Sasha Alexander
[ Beginning Character Create End Get Love Middle Process Really Rehearsal Stage Story Television]
I play a character every day of my life, and I don't want to play a character as myself. They can judge me as an actress, not as a person. I'm not a spokeswoman for Anna. Anna Friel
[ Actress Anna Character Day Every Judge Life Myself Person Play Want]
I was playing this horrible part. I didn't didn't want to play it because the character was an awful racist. But I'm glad I did it because I met Sidney Poitier. Richard Widmark
[ Awful Because Character Did Glad Horrible Met Part Play Playing Sidney Want]
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]
I'm a character actor, and I made a choice when I was young, after 'Mystic Pizza', not to go for the mainstream stuff, and to do a more eclectic kind of route. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Actor After Character Choice Eclectic Go Kind Made Mainstream More Mystic Pizza Route Stuff Young]
I think that you always have something left, that you take something of the character with you. Sean Bean
[ Always Character Left Something Take Think]
I like to create imaginary characters and events around a real historical situation. I want readers to feel: OK, this probably didn't happen, but it might have. Ken Follett
[ Around Characters Create Events Feel Happen Historical Imaginary Might Ok Probably Readers Real Situation Want]
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]
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]
The decline of manners, the cynical pursuit without shame or restraint of personal advantage and of money characterizes our times, not without exceptions, of course, but more than we ought to be comfortable with. J. Irwin Miller
[ Advantage Characterizes Comfortable Course Cynical Decline Exceptions Manners Money More Ought Our Personal Pursuit Restraint Shame Than Times Without]
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength. Robert Bulwer-Lytton
[ Aspect Calm Calmness Itself Power Strength]
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]
I was just the perfect person to play the Mini-Me character. Verne Troyer
[ Character Just Perfect Person Play]
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]
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]
I'm happy being myself, which I've never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn't have those things in mine. Angelina Jolie
[ Always Been Before Being Characters Find Happy Hid Live Lives Mine Myself Never Other Out Their Things Those Through Tried Which]
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]
Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man. Carroll O'Connor
[ Archie Character False Fool Good Making Man Nixon Out Presenting President Some Thought Were]
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]
Quite casually I wander into my plot, poke around with my characters for a while, then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved. Thorne Smith
[ Around Casually Characters Improved Into Leaving Moral Off Plot Poke Proved Quite Reader Then Wander While]
It was such a paradox for me that the only thing I know how to do is act, but that the first thing I abandoned while writing were the characters. Bryce Dallas Howard
[ Abandoned Act Characters First How Know Only Paradox Such Thing Were While Writing]
All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks. Michelangelo Antonioni
[ Bag Characters Conscience Cut Failing Fighting Films Find Freedom Loose Needing Problems Rid Sense Sin Themselves These Tricks Trying Way Whole]
It was nice, though, to have the long term benefit to be able to pare away those things and eventually make the character my own and put my own unique stamp. Michael Shanks
[ Able Away Benefit Character Eventually Long Make Nice Own Put Stamp Term Things Those Though Unique]
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]
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. Sam Ewing Work
[ Character Hard Noses Sleeves Some Their Turn Up Work]
Men of genius are not quick judges of character. Deep thinking and high imagining blunt that trivial instinct by which you and I size people up. Max Beerbohm
[ Blunt Character Deep Genius High Imagining Instinct Judges Men Quick Size Thinking Trivial Up Which]
I think theatre is by far the most rewarding experience for an actor. You get 4 weeks to rehearse your character and then at 7:30 pm you start acting and nobody stops you, acting with your entire soul. Christopher Eccleston
[ Acting Actor Character Entire Experience Far Get Most Nobody Pm Rehearse Rewarding Soul Start Stops Theatre Then Think Weeks Your]
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]
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]
The Dalmatian breed of dog has many primitive characteristics. Louis Leakey
[ Breed Characteristics Dog Many Primitive]
The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination. Richard Hofstadter
[ Between Character Corruption Delicate Eternal Evils Imagination Mixed Our Position Splendid Suspended Thing University World]
We really enjoy entertaining our children with characters. We'll act out all of The Wizard of Oz together. Robin Wright Penn
[ Act Characters Children Enjoy Entertaining Our Out Oz Really Together Wizard]
You read about somebody, and it doesn't really matter whether or not they really exist - the point is that you get into them like real characters. John Hartford
[ Characters Exist Get Into Matter Point Read Real Really Somebody Them Whether]
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]
An actor is an actor is an actor. The less personality an actor has off stage the better. A blank canvas on which to draw the characters he plays. Arthur Lowe
[ Actor Better Blank Canvas Characters Draw Less Off Personality Plays Stage Which]
I enjoy listening to classical music and heavy metal. I play basketball and try to go diving at least once a year. I don't really have hobbies in the traditional sense... I engage in too many activities already through the actions of my characters. Alan Dean Foster
[ Actions Activities Already Basketball Characters Classical Diving Engage Enjoy Go Heavy Hobbies Least Listening Many Metal Music Once Play Really Sense Through Too Traditional Try Year]
But he did say that the character would be on the sidelines in movies One and Two, and move into the middle with number Three, but I didn't realize he would move in with quite such a bang. Ian McDiarmid
[ Bang Character Did Into Middle Move Movies Number Quite Realize Say Sidelines Such Three Two Would]
Of all virtues and dignities of the mind, goodness is the greatest, being the character of the Deity; and without it, man is a busy, mischievous, wretched thing. Francis Bacon
[ Being Busy Character Deity Goodness Greatest Man Mind Mischievous Thing Virtues Without Wretched]
Usually, it gets worse and worse as they downsize your character; mine just kept getting better. Christine Baranski
[ Better Character Downsize Gets Getting Just Kept Mine Usually Worse Your]
If the people should elect, they will never fail to prefer some man of distinguished character, or services; some man, if he might so speak of continental reputation. Gouverneur Morris
[ Character Continental Distinguished Elect Fail Man Might Never Prefer Reputation Services Should Some Speak Will]
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]
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 also have a film coming up called Breaking Up, and my part in that was not written for a Latina, and my character is not particularly pretty or sexy or exotic. Salma Hayek
[ Also Breaking Called Character Coming Exotic Film Latina Part Particularly Pretty Sexy Up Written]
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]
The thing should have plot and character, beginning, middle and end. Arouse pity and then have a catharsis. Those were the best principles I was ever taught. Anne Rice
[ Arouse Beginning Best Catharsis Character End Ever Middle Pity Plot Principles Should Taught Then Thing Those Were]
On the other hand, one factor helps us that no other liberation struggle in this region could count on - our liberation front is characterized by relatively highly developed class forces, tested in political struggles. Joe Slovo
[ Characterized Class Could Count Developed Factor Forces Front Hand Helps Highly Liberation Other Our Political Region Relatively Struggle Struggles Tested Us]
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]
Anything you write, even if you have to start over, is valuable. I let the story write itself through the characters. Steve Buscemi
[ Anything Characters Even Itself Over Start Story Through Valuable Write]
Plot and character are virtually the same thing. Daniel Keys Moran
[ Character Plot Same Thing Virtually]
Shamelessness is a wonderful part of the character. Stephen Colbert
[ Character Part Wonderful]
Action is character. F. Scott Fitzgerald
[ Action Character]
As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character. Matt LeBlanc
[ Actor Believe Biggest Book Character Compliment Get Someone]
Acting is not about knowing all this stuff; it's about character. Ron Silver
[ Acting Character Knowing Stuff]
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]
The thing that's characteristic of my performance is that I literally do drag the whole studio onto the stage. Laurie Anderson
[ Characteristic Drag Literally Onto Performance Stage Studio Thing Whole]
When you watch it, you're like, Wow. I look like that. But it doesn't feel like that at all. It was about communicating with Gale Harold and getting across what I wanted to say about the character. Randy Harrison
[ Across Character Communicating Feel Gale Getting Harold Look Say Wanted Watch Wow]
I was thinking that when I have children, that I should always dress as a character for them, so they think their mom is Alice in Wonderland or Cinderella. Gwen Stefani
[ Alice Always Character Children Cinderella Dress Mom Should Their Them Think Thinking Wonderland]
You have to find something there that relates to the characters and reality on some level. Victor Garber
[ Characters Find Level Reality Relates Some Something]
A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them. Herbert Read
[ Achieve Character Formulate Ideals Man Only Personality Them]
I 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]
In a novel, on the other hand, you not only have to describe the rooms, but the clothes, the characters and what they are thinking. It's a much more in-depth process. Sidney Sheldon
[ Characters Clothes Describe Hand In-Depth More Much Novel Only Other Process Rooms Thinking]
It is energy - the central element of which is will - that produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages. Everywhere it is what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action. Samuel Smiles
[ Action Ages Called Central Character Element Energy Enthusiasm Everywhere Force Great Miracle Power Produces Sustaining Which Will]
I played this character twice in live action, and now I've become an animated character. It was actually fun to see myself drawn - I've never been a drawn character before. Geena Davis
[ Action Actually Animated Become Been Before Character Drawn Fun Live Myself Never Now Played See Twice]
The character I play in Star Quality says acting is the be-all and end-all of her life. I'm not like that. I do enjoy working and I give every job my best shot but I never feel, What on Earth am I going to do now? Penelope Keith
[ Acting Am Be-All Best Character Earth End-All Enjoy Every Feel Give Going Her Job Life Never Now Play Quality Says Shot Star Working]
People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction. Cecilia Bartoli
[ Amadeus Big Character Fiction Great Had Man Movie Realize Salieri Saw Talent]
The idea that every time you do a film you're supposed to be tortured confuses me. I mean, guys who say, 'Oh, it's really tough, my character is really suffering' -come on. For us, even in the rotten ones we've had a good time. I don't think you have to suffer. George Clooney
[ Character Confuses Even Every Film Good Guys Had Idea Mean Oh Ones Really Rotten Say Suffer Suffering Supposed Think Time Tortured Tough Us]
Wong Kar Wai is a very intense character, very personable, and I believe in general he does not like and he would not want his actors to show their true looks and their true personality on screen. Andy Lau
[ Actors Believe Character Does General His Intense Looks Personality Screen Show Their True Very Want Would]
Thinking is the place where intelligent actions begin. We pause long enough to look more carefully at a situation, to see more of its character, to think about why it's happening, to notice how it's affecting us and others. Margaret J. Wheatley
[ Actions Affecting Begin Carefully Character Enough Happening How Intelligent Long Look More Notice Others Pause Place See Situation Think Thinking Us Where Why]
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]
The drug dealers, they sympathize with me. They see me as some sort of pathetic character. Mike Tyson
[ Character Dealers Pathetic See Some Sort Sympathize]
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]
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]
As far as anybody in the rap game ever tryin' to assassinate my character, that's impossible. You talkin' about a man who has always walked the walk and talked the talk. Suge Knight
[ Always Anybody Assassinate Character Ever Far Game Impossible Man Rap Talk Talked Talkin Tryin Walk Walked]
When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves. Confucius
[ Character Contrary Examine Inwards Ourselves Persons See Should Them Think Turn Worth]
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]
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]
Jackson went from the professor's chair to the officer's saddle. He carried with him the very elements of character which made him odious as a teacher; but I never saw him in an arbitrary mood. Daniel H. Hill
[ Arbitrary Carried Chair Character Elements Him Jackson Made Mood Never Odious Officer Professor Saddle Saw Teacher Very Went Which]
I wanted to be as comfortable in that environment as she was. I moved around those areas in character. Debbie Reynolds
[ Areas Around Character Comfortable Environment Moved She Those Wanted]
All in all, Kirk's character is something I am very proud of. William Shatner
[ Am Character Kirk Proud Something Very]
Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the variations in style and genre, as long as they get that sense of story, of character, of empathetic involvement. Dean Koontz
[ Author Character Empathetic Genre Get Involvement Long Matter Readers Sense Stay Story Style Variations Will]
I'm called away by particular business - but I leave my character behind me. Richard Brinsley Sheridan
[ Away Behind Business Called Character Leave Particular]
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]
For me, clothes are kind of character; I don't follow fashion or understand trends. Meryl Streep
[ Character Clothes Fashion Follow Kind Trends Understand]
Being a former dancer, classical dancer, it informed me as a human being just in terms of the grace I guess. Ballet is a very graceful form of art. You also become very aware of your body and your mind and your body is working in conjunction. That kind of helps you in acting as well. It's not only using your mind, it's like making your mind communicate this character into your body so that you can bring it to life and physicalize it. Zoe Saldana
[ Acting Also Art Aware Ballet Become Being Body Bring Character Classical Communicate Conjunction Dancer Form Former Grace Graceful Guess Helps Human Informed Into Just Kind Life Making Mind Only Terms Using Very Well Worki]
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]
I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species. George C. Williams
[ Adaptation Assumption Book Characterizes Criticism Directed General Individuals Main Populations Rather Simply Species Than Think]
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]
Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one's own character to himself. Tennessee Williams
[ Always Character Deal Even Great Himself Just Left Life Mystery Own Play Revelation Should Some]
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]
The city of Memphis has demonstrated that neither character nor standing avails the Negro if he dares to protect himself against the white man or become his rival. Ida B. Wells
[ Against Avails Become Character City Dares Demonstrated Himself His Man Memphis Negro Neither Nor Protect Rival Standing White]
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]
Hollywood didn't know if I was an actor or a nut or if I was this crazy character I was playing. I had developed an image of being a little bit unusual, different and wild. Nicolas Cage
[ Actor Being Bit Character Crazy Developed Different Had Hollywood Image Know Little Nut Playing Unusual Wild]
The 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]
If you give a character room to breathe, they come alive. Catherine Keener
[ Alive Breathe Character Come Give Room]
I am writing about people who are alive in the city of New York during mid-20th-century America. And these people are like a character in a play or they are figures in a short story or a novel. Gay Talese
[ Alive Am America Character City During Figures New Novel Play Short Story These Writing York]
In real life, people are constantly saying one thing and doing another, but if you write your characters that way, the story becomes too hard to follow. Jessica Cutler
[ Another Becomes Characters Constantly Doing Follow Hard Life Real Saying Story Thing Too Way Write Your]
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment. Freeman Dyson
[ Approached Bewilderment Characteristic Deep Human Humor Problems Some Without]
In the best farce to-day we start with some absurd premise as to character or situation, but if the premises be once granted we move logically enough to the ending. George P. Baker
[ Absurd Best Character Ending Enough Farce Granted Logically Move Once Premise Premises Situation Some Start To-Day]
Age should not have its face lifted, but it should rather teach the world to admire wrinkles as the etchings of experience and the firm line of character. Clarence Day
[ Admire Age Character Experience Face Firm Lifted Line Rather Should Teach World Wrinkles]
A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color of things about him. Frederick Douglass
[ Always Character Color Form Him Hue Less Man More Takes Things]
We have to say now we think the character of the party has changed so far it will take something very exceptional, something really out of the ordinary line to make us be convinced there's a chance of winning back the party. Shirley Williams
[ Back Chance Changed Character Convinced Exceptional Far Line Make Now Ordinary Out Party Really Say Something Take Think Us Very Will Winning]
I would call it a comedy variety show. We have some people just doing straight standup. We usually try to have one musical act of sort. So its just people being funny in different ways, not just sketch, not just standup, not just characters, all of those things. Todd Barry
[ Act Being Call Characters Comedy Different Doing Funny Just Musical Show Sketch Some Sort Standup Straight Things Those Try Usually Variety Ways Would]
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]
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]
The mere holding of slaves, therefore, is a condition having per se nothing of moral character in it, any more than the being a parent, or employer, or ruler. Samuel Morse
[ Any Being Character Condition Employer Having Holding Mere Moral More Nothing Parent Per Ruler Se Slaves Than Therefore]
I lost 30 pounds to play my character in 'The Mexican', but people don't take to skinny mafia men, and I don't feel right when I'm thin. James Gandolfini
[ Character Feel Lost Mafia Men Mexican Play Pounds Right Skinny Take Thin]
I designed all the characters, anyway, and Frank Doyle was doing all the writing. I didn't have any more input on what direction they were going to go with Josie. Dan DeCarlo
[ Any Anyway Characters Designed Direction Doing Doyle Frank Go Going Input More Were Writing]
Good character is not formed in a week or a month. It is created little by little, day by day. Protracted and patient effort is needed to develop good character. Heraclitus
[ Character Created Day Develop Effort Formed Good Little Month Needed Patient Protracted Week]
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there. Stevie Wonder
[ Ability Character Get Keep May Takes Top]
Character matters; leadership descends from character. Rush Limbaugh
[ Character Descends Leadership Matters]
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]
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 Cape women are generally true to type - big hearted, motherly women who love the sea. My other characters, with the exception of the Portuguese, who I occasionally mention as Cape dwellers, are obviously drawn from the city types one sees in everyday life. Joseph C. Lincoln
[ Big Cape Characters City Drawn Dwellers Everyday Exception Generally Hearted Life Love Mention Obviously Occasionally Other Portuguese Sea Sees True Type Types Women]
I think sometimes I'm more fond of doing the research for the character because you learn so much. Sometimes shooting is really difficult because you wake up early and you're always hurrying. And sometimes I don't know what I'm doing. I'm here and there. Bai Ling
[ Always Because Character Difficult Doing Early Fond Here Hurrying Know Learn More Much Really Research Shooting Sometimes Think Up Wake]
Characters can be mysterious and you're not really sure which way they might turn at a given point. Michael Zaslow
[ Characters Given Might Mysterious Point Really Sure Turn Way Which]
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]
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'm trying to learn to smoke, which is rather weird when everyone is trying to stop. I'm not a smoker. But my character only smokes as an affectation. Francesca Annis
[ Affectation Character Everyone Learn Only Rather Smoke Smoker Stop Trying Weird Which]
You're being cast for your acting ability. It's not based on the way your body functions. If you're playing a lead in a movie, it's for that character and they'll tailor it to you. In a dance company, you have to fit in a definite mold. Neve Campbell
[ Ability Acting Based Being Body Cast Character Company Dance Definite Fit Functions Lead Mold Movie Playing Tailor Way Your]
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]
Well, if you look at the whole story, I mean there's only Jews and Romans in the story. I mean I just wanted to flesh that character out and make that a drama about the people around Christ when he was going through this passion. Mel Gibson
[ Around Character Christ Drama Flesh Going Jews Just Look Make Mean Only Out Passion Romans Story Through Wanted Well Whole]
Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing. Ilya Ehrenburg
[ Character Development Education Given Knowledge Outstripped Rather Than Today Upbringing Young]
By knowing your character so well you can't go wrong. All of us kind of fell into that. Camilla Belle
[ Character Fell Go Into Kind Knowing Us Well Wrong Your]
As an actor, particularly because I'm - I would call myself a character actor. I change my look, my physical appearance and my body, my hair color, my whatever all the time for a role. Lynn Redgrave
[ Actor Appearance Because Body Call Change Character Color Hair Look Myself Particularly Physical Role Time Whatever Would]
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]
The study of the human character opens at once a beautiful and a deformed picture of the soul. Mercy Otis Warren
[ Beautiful Character Deformed Human Once Opens Picture Soul Study]
You come before me this morning with clean hands and clean collars. I want you to have clean tongues, clean manners, clean morals and clean characters. John Burns
[ Before Characters Clean Collars Come Hands Manners Morals Morning Tongues Want]
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'm in four different films this year, and I have four different accents. I sound different in every film. You have to love a character to play it well, and change in my work is what I want. Robert Carlyle
[ Accents Change Character Different Every Film Films Four Love Play Sound Want Well Work Year]
I guess because I pay so much attention to the physical part of the character, I don't look upon it as like Charlize Theron up there. I don't think of them as like Charlize Theron films. Charlize Theron
[ Attention Because Character Films Guess Look Much Part Pay Physical Them Think Up Upon]
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]
I don't like characters that are left being jerks at the end of the movie. Jeremy London
[ Being Characters End Jerks Left Movie]
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'm viewed as this weird, crippled character. But you got to take your lumps. Billy Corgan
[ Character Crippled Got Lumps Take Viewed Weird Your]
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 foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it. George Washington
[ Character Cursing Despises Detests Every Foolish Low Mean Person Practice Profane Sense Swearing Vice Wicked]
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]
Normally, I name my characters after famous comedians. Paula Danziger
[ After Characters Comedians Famous Name Normally]
You don't realize how much a part of your character is part of yourself until you are no longer playing that character. Julie Benz
[ Character How Longer Much Part Playing Realize Until Your Yourself]
Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me. James Dean
[ Actor Animals Boo Character Chickens Cows Develop Help His Hiss Learned Lot Pigs Studying Things]
Nudes are the greatest to paint. Everything you can find in a landscape or a still life or anything else is there: darkness and light, character dimension, texture. I painted heads too, of course. John Hurt
[ Anything Character Course Darkness Dimension Else Everything Find Greatest Heads Landscape Life Light Nudes Paint Painted Still Texture Too]
I type even faster than I talk. I'm very proud of that. I type so fast. And I have to because the characters are living in real time and I've got to keep up with them. It's a miracle they even give me a royalty. Rupert Holmes
[ Because Characters Even Fast Faster Give Got Keep Living Miracle Proud Real Royalty Talk Than Them Time Type Up Very]
These meetings all have excited great attention, and have been of an exceedingly interesting character. Lewis Tappan
[ Attention Been Character Exceedingly Excited Great Interesting Meetings These]
True character arises from a deeper well than religion. E. O. Wilson
[ Arises Character Deeper Religion Than True Well]
It is a beautiful trait in the lover's character, that they think no evil of the object loved. Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
[ Beautiful Character Evil Loved Lover Object Think Trait]
I think if you work as an actress and are supposed as a character to be in love with some actor, then to some extent you do have to be in love with him. Dorothy Stratten
[ Actor Actress Character Extent Him Love Some Supposed Then Think Work]
I'm naturally going to react to that and he'll bring out elements in my musical character that were lying dormant, because I'm relating what he's playing. Benny Green
[ Because Bring Character Dormant Elements Going Lying Musical Naturally Out Playing React Relating Were]
If I'm doing my job as an actor, the audience knows everything I know about the character. Liev Schreiber
[ Actor Audience Character Doing Everything Job Know Knows]
Harrison Ford - one of my favorite actors - has a wonderful sense of character and depth and uniqueness to him, yet he's able to just deliver the lines without putting any English on it. Thomas Jane
[ Able Actors Any Character Deliver Depth English Favorite Ford Harrison Him Just Lines Putting Sense Uniqueness Without Wonderful Yet]
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]
But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something. Dabney Coleman
[ Because Character Contributing Funny Guy Had Humor Invented Little Over Part Playing Realized Something Thing Tough Very Weekend]
M*A*S*H offered real characters and everybody identified with them because they had such soul. The humor was intelligent and it always assumed that you had an intellect. Loretta Swit
[ Always Assumed Because Characters Everybody Had Humor Identified Intellect Intelligent Offered Real Soul Such Them]
Characters do not change. Opinions alter, but characters are only developed. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Alter Change Characters Developed Only Opinions]
If the novelist shares his or her problems with the characters, he or she is able to study his personal unconscious. Manuel Puig
[ Able Characters Her His Novelist Personal Problems Shares She Study Unconscious]
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]
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]
My character Esteban is a guy who really didn't think he was gonna be there at this point in his life. He's in his early 30s. He's got a son. He's raising his son as a single father. Esai Morales
[ Character Early Father Gonna Got Guy His Life Point Raising Really Single Son Think]
There were time when I was into method acting that I did have moments of residual character emotions, because the method bases your emotional responses as a character on emotional experiences from your real life. Corin Nemec
[ Acting Bases Because Character Did Emotional Emotions Experiences Into Life Method Moments Real Residual Responses Time Were Your]
It's true that it's a solitary occupation, but you would be surprised at how much companionship a group of imaginary characters can offer once you get to know them. Anne Tyler
[ Characters Companionship Get Group How Imaginary Know Much Occupation Offer Once Solitary Surprised Them True Would]
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self. W. H. Auden
[ Autobiography Characters Concerned Ego Every Quixote Self Two]
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 used to watch dailies and felt I had to keep on top of the character, but I don't feel that any more. Dianne Wiest
[ Any Character Dailies Feel Felt Had Keep More Top Used Watch]
I'd just like to see a role for women where someone who isn't traditionally attractive is not portraying the best friend. You know, the character that only speaks in questions. 'Gee, are you gonna go out with him? Do you think I look fat?' Martha Plimpton
[ Attractive Best Character Fat Friend Gee Go Gonna Him Just Know Look Only Out Portraying Questions Role See Someone Speaks Think Traditionally Where Women]
But the character was so successful, that first one, that they wrote him again and he came in right at the end of the first year in a show called THE BOX. I was up for the Emmy for that one too. Gavin MacLeod
[ Again Box Called Came Character Emmy End First Him Right Show Successful Too Up Wrote Year]
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]
It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different. Brandon Routh
[ Because Been Character Different Drastically Ego Energy Important Just Make Need Performance Similar Too Would]
Positive feelings come from being honest about yourself and accepting your personality, and physical characteristics, warts and all; and, from belonging to a family that accepts you without question. Willard Scott
[ Accepting Accepts Being Belonging Characteristics Come Family Feelings Honest Personality Physical Positive Question Warts Without Your Yourself]
The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions. Ichiro Suzuki
[ Character Emotions Feelings Japanese Kill Own Strong Suppress Tendency Their]
Character, to me, is the life's blood of fiction. Donna Tartt
[ Blood Character Fiction Life]
When all is said and done the only thing you'll have left is your character. Vince Gill
[ Character Done Left Only Said Thing Your]
I put myself into character for my songs. Michelle Branch
[ Character Into Myself Put Songs]
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]
The magnitude of the atomic weight determines the character of the element, just as the magnitude of the molecule determines the character of a compound body. Dmitri Mendeleev
[ Atomic Body Character Compound Determines Element Just Magnitude Molecule Weight]
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]
Once you embody the language, the character comes really naturally, especially when you put the costume on. Lucy Liu
[ Character Comes Costume Embody Especially Language Naturally Once Put Really]
I've been trying to take this journey over the last four years of getting away from playing manipulative and villainous characters and playing characters that are affected by what happens to them as opposed to unaffected. Kevin Spacey
[ Affected Away Been Characters Four Getting Happens Journey Last Manipulative Opposed Over Playing Take Them Trying Unaffected Years]
I had an obsession that I was male characters from movies. Illeana Douglas
[ Characters Had Male Movies Obsession]
Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn't have had the characters that you have, you wouldn't have the book that you have. Dan DeCarlo
[ Because Book Characters Feel Had Telling Them Without]
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]
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]
The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character. Emma Goldman
[ Also Being Cannot Character Comrade Congenial Development Friend Her Higher Human Individuality Less Lose Male Meet Mental Only Ought Possible See Sex Single Strong Trait Will Woman]
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]
Sketches have characters, exits, entrances and are vastly different. David Cross
[ Characters Different Entrances Exits Sketches Vastly]
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]
It ended up being a very good thing, because they finally started writing for the character, and I realized that you have to go to work with a purpose. I learned from the experience and then moved on. Matthew Ashford
[ Because Being Character Ended Experience Finally Go Good Learned Moved Purpose Realized Started Then Thing Up Very Work Writing]
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]
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. Bruce Lee Power
[ Character Give Knowledge Power Respect Will]
I try to bring elements of my own personality to every character I've played, but I think I'm pretty similar to the character I'm playing now. The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl. Lizzy Caplan
[ Been Biggest Bring Character Departure Elements Every Freaks Geeks Girl Now Own Personality Played Playing Pretty Shy Similar Sort Subordinate Think Try Would]
I'm always willing to endure humiliation on behalf of my characters. Ben Stiller
[ Always Behalf Characters Endure Humiliation Willing]
The movies I've made at a certain time of my life were exactly right for the stage of my life, the frame of mind I was in at the time. Each character I've had to play has been me in that time in my life. Christian Slater
[ Been Certain Character Each Exactly Frame Had Life Made Mind Movies Play Right Stage Time Were]
A lot of American actors I work with are in character all day long. You can't talk to them. It's Method and the whole thing. Norman Jewison
[ Actors American Character Day Long Lot Method Talk Them Thing Whole Work]
We had to do the same thing here. To top that sequel was quite a task. Mike had a couple of good conceptual humour and character ideas, which got me back into it. Jay Roach
[ Back Character Conceptual Couple Good Got Had Here Humour Ideas Into Mike Quite Same Sequel Task Thing Top Which]
And I have the support of the writers: I have a great relationship with the creative team, and they have a good hold of my character and my personality, and they come up with some great stuff, and I'm forever trying to change it up, keep it fresh. Trish Stratus
[ Change Character Come Creative Forever Fresh Good Great Hold Keep Personality Relationship Some Stuff Support Team Trying Up Writers]
This character in the film, these things that he says which sound like advice and wise things, they are very common for Orientals. It's all the tradition. Omar Sharif
[ Advice Character Common Film Says Sound These Things Tradition Very Which Wise]
Now I am an old hag, I get to play much more interesting characters. Joan Greenwood
[ Am Characters Get Hag Interesting More Much Now Old Play]
I didn't have any confidence in my beauty when I was young. I felt like a character actress, and I still do. Meryl Streep
[ Actress Any Beauty Character Confidence Felt Still Young]
The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do. John W. Holt, Jr.
[ Behave Character How Know Much Test True]
The 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]
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]
If you know anything about James Whitcomb Riley, you know that Little Orphan Annie is one of the most fantastic characters who ever lived in America before Charlie Chaplin. Marguerite Young
[ America Annie Anything Before Chaplin Characters Charlie Ever Fantastic James Know Little Lived Most Orphan Riley]
The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak. Augustus Hare Faith
[ Character Faith Forth Most Naturally Often Power Shine Weak Will]
I try to trace the connection between the characters and that way a story or plot emerges. Anita Desai
[ Between Characters Connection Emerges Plot Story Trace Try Way]
I've played a heroin addict and a speed freak and dark characters throughout my career. Meg Ryan
[ Addict Career Characters Dark Freak Played Speed Throughout]
Every character I do is based on someone I know. Tracey Ullman
[ Based Character Every Know Someone]
Shy and proud men are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen. Henry Taylor
[ Any Character Choose Chosen Creatures Fall Formed Hands Intimacies Into Liable Low Men More Others Parasites Proud Shy Than Which]
I don't live that much with the character. I find it hard enough having to spend so many hours with the character during the day. Catherine Deneuve
[ Character Day During Enough Find Hard Having Hours Live Many Much Spend]
I don't believe there is any character that one can play for that long and not bring a piece of you to it. Sharon Gless
[ Any Believe Bring Character Long Piece Play]
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice. Benjamin Disraeli
[ Character Greater Index Sure Voice]
If you don't have enemies, you don't have character. Paul Newman
[ Character Enemies]
I always start with characters rather than with a plot, which many critics would say is very obvious from the lack of plot in my films - although I think they do have plots - but the plot is not of primary importance to me, the characters are. Jim Jarmusch
[ Although Always Characters Critics Films Importance Lack Many Obvious Plot Plots Primary Rather Say Start Than Think Very Which Would]
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life. Margot Asquith
[ Characters Easier Influence Life Strong Than Weak]
I do write long, long character notes - family background, history, details of appearance - much more than will ever appear in the novel. I think this is what lifts a book from that early calculated, artificial stage. Anne Tyler
[ Appear Appearance Artificial Background Book Calculated Character Details Early Ever Family History Lifts Long More Much Notes Novel Stage Than Think Will Write]
I've played four characters now, my latest one being Sandor the gypsy. Thayer David
[ Being Characters Four Gypsy Latest Now Played]
I think for anybody reading the book they're going to get an idea in their heads of all those characters, and I think that once that gets fixed, it's quite hard to shake. Hugh Dancy
[ Anybody Book Characters Fixed Get Gets Going Hard Heads Idea Once Quite Reading Shake Their Think Those]
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]
All endeavor calls for the ability to tramp the last mile, shape the last plan, endure the last hours toil. The fight to the finish spirit is the one... characteristic we must posses if we are to face the future as finishers. Henry David Thoreau
[ Ability Calls Characteristic Endeavor Endure Face Fight Finish Finishers Future Hours Last Mile Must Plan Posses Shape Spirit Toil Tramp]
If you compare my character to the others, they were sexy with designer clothes. I had the nerdy outfit. Izabella Scorupco
[ Character Clothes Compare Designer Had Nerdy Others Outfit Sexy Were]
The analysis of character is the highest human entertainment. Isaac Bashevis Singer
[ Analysis Character Entertainment Highest Human]
The physical characteristics of the child Jesus will always remain a point of discussion. No artist has ever produced a type, nor ever will, that has in it all that the varying minds of all time will acknowledge as complete. Henry Ossawa Tanner
[ Acknowledge Always Artist Characteristics Child Complete Discussion Ever Jesus Minds Nor Physical Point Produced Remain Time Type Varying Will]
It's hard being a hostage in somebody else's mouth - or a character in somebody else's novel. David Antin
[ Being Character Else Hard Hostage Mouth Novel Somebody]
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]
Aaron Echolls is one of the best characters that I've ever played. Harry Hamlin
[ Aaron Best Characters Ever Played]
You can be interested in a Jane Smiley novel whether or not anyone says a word. She enters into her characters' thoughts with great understanding and depth. Richard Russo
[ Anyone Characters Depth Enters Great Her Interested Into Jane Novel Says She Smiley Thoughts Understanding Whether Word]
Creating a character and living truthfully through her is a whole different ball game. It's all part of the same person but it's a much newer medium for me. Taylor Dane
[ Ball Character Creating Different Game Her Living Medium Much Newer Part Person Same Through Truthfully Whole]
Strong characters are brought out by change of situation, and gentle ones by permanence. Jean Paul
[ Brought Change Characters Gentle Ones Out Permanence Situation Strong]
I love the creating part of taking on a character. It is fun to be another person and create what it would be like to be that person. Jason Dohring
[ Another Character Create Creating Fun Love Part Person Taking Would]
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]
The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character, surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest. Anne Tyler
[ Amateur Character Differences Grew Marriage Must Opportunities Out Reflection Richest Show Surely Unhappy]
I enjoy catching our show whenever I can. It does get very weird to watch myself, it's always been that way, but at the same time, it's part of my job to see what kind of job I'm doing and to get a perspective on where I'm taking the character. James Lafferty
[ Always Been Catching Character Does Doing Enjoy Get Job Kind Myself Our Part Perspective Same See Show Taking Time Very Watch Way Weird Whenever Where]
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]
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]
No not pigeon holed me as an actor, or as a character, or as to what I could do - but what I would do... and the fact is the things you don't do are almost as important as as the things that you do. Dabney Coleman
[ Actor Almost Character Could Fact Important Pigeon Things Would]
Character is the indelible mark that determines the only true value of all people and all their work. Orison Swett Marden
[ Character Determines Indelible Mark Only Their True Value Work]
Every man has three characters - that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has. Alphonse Karr
[ Characters Every Exhibits Man Thinks Three Which]
Star Trek characters never go shopping. Doug Coupland
[ Characters Go Never Shopping Star Trek]
If we divine a discrepancy between a man's words and his character, the whole impression of him becomes broken and painful; he revolts the imagination by his lack of unity, and even the good in him is hardly accepted. Charles Horton Cooley
[ Accepted Becomes Between Broken Character Discrepancy Divine Even Good Hardly Him His Imagination Impression Lack Man Painful Revolts Unity Whole Words]
High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds. Tryon Edwards
[ Aims Bring Characters Form Great High Minds Objects Out]
To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character. Emma Goldman
[ American Chaos Character Contradictory Hash Ideas Indefinite Intellectual Methods Mind Most Movement Neither Nor Possible Radical Result Sad Sort Taste Uncertain Which]
It seemed to me... that the only valid people to deal with crime were cops, and I would like to make the lead character, rather than a single person, a squad of cops. Evan Hunter
[ Character Cops Crime Deal Lead Make Only Person Rather Seemed Single Squad Than Valid Were Would]
Our character is not so much the product of race and heredity as of those circumstances by which nature forms our habits, by which we are nurtured and live. Marcus Tullius Cicero
[ Character Circumstances Forms Habits Heredity Live Much Nature Nurtured Our Product Race Those Which]
There's nothing worse - I don't like listening to actors talk about the process, especially when - I mean, for me I've played a lot of guys, dudes, boys in a sense and this was a challenge for me just to play that official character. Scott Speedman
[ Actors Boys Challenge Character Dudes Especially Guys Just Listening Lot Mean Nothing Official Play Played Process Sense Talk Worse]
We're showing kids a world that is very scantily populated with women and female characters. They should see female characters taking up half the planet, which we do. Geena Davis
[ Characters Female Half Kids Planet Populated See Should Showing Taking Up Very Which Women World]
I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult. Charlie Hunnam
[ Bit Character Dancing Difficult Film Good Little Musical Nicholas Novel Only Personification Playing Script Singing Someone Style Think True Wary Which]
For the first half of this century, High Court judges have been cautious to the point of timidity in expressing any criticism of governmental action; the independence of the judiciary has been of a decidedly subordinate character. Ferdinand Mount
[ Action Any Been Cautious Century Character Court Criticism Decidedly Expressing First Governmental Half High Independence Judges Judiciary Point Subordinate Timidity]
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost. Billy Graham
[ Character Health Lost Nothing Something Wealth]
I like to hide behind the characters I play. Despite the public perception, I am a very private person who has a hard time with the fame thing. Angelina Jolie
[ Am Behind Characters Despite Fame Hard Hide Perception Person Play Private Public Thing Time Very]
Will isn't a screaming queen - that's Jack's part. They needed someone to play the part for America. It's just not the same as Britain. To have a gay character as a lead is risky. Eric McCormack
[ America Britain Character Gay Jack Just Lead Needed Part Play Queen Risky Same Screaming Someone Will]
It was character that got us out of bed, commitment that moved us into action, and discipline that enabled us to follow through. Zig Ziglar
[ Action Bed Character Commitment Discipline Enabled Follow Got Into Moved Out Through Us]
In the theater, characters have to cut the umbilical cord from the writer and talk in their own voices. Irwin Shaw
[ Characters Cord Cut Own Talk Theater Their Umbilical Voices Writer]
It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof. John Desmond Bernal
[ Advance Any Characteristic Essence Explanations Full Long Often Possible Proof Science Scientist Seized Their]
I was a Sedgewick without the smarts. It infused its way into me and I feel like it formed my character in a big way because of what I was exposed to. Rob Morrow
[ Because Big Character Exposed Feel Formed Infused Into Smarts Way Without]
The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility. Emile M. Cioran
[ Attention Characteristic Die Double Impossibility Live Man Neither Never Nor Obsession Suicide Whose]
In terms of jumping into a character's skin, I try to immerse myself in the role as much as possible to bring me closer to them. All I do is what's required to achieve what I want to achieve. Dougray Scott
[ Achieve Bring Character Closer Immerse Into Jumping Much Myself Possible Required Role Skin Terms Them Try Want]
After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface. Edward Hopper
[ After Any Attempt Character Deny French Impose Inheritance Never Nothing Our Ourselves Surface Try Upon Veneer]
Science, almost from its beginnings, has been truly international in character. National prejudices disappear completely in the scientist's search for truth. Irving Langmuir
[ Almost Been Beginnings Character Completely Disappear International National Prejudices Science Scientist Search Truly Truth]
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]
I wanted to make an Indian character who wasn't either a) the savage that must be eliminated, the force of nature that's blocking the way for industrial progress, or b) the noble innocent that knows all and is another cliche. I wanted him to be a complicated human being. Jim Jarmusch
[ Another Being Blocking Character Cliche Complicated Either Eliminated Force Him Human Indian Industrial Innocent Knows Make Must Nature Noble Progress Savage Wanted Way]
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]
Hemingway was a prisoner of his style. No one can talk like the characters in Hemingway except the characters in Hemingway. His style in the wildest sense finally killed him. William Burroughs
[ Characters Except Finally Hemingway Him His Killed Prisoner Sense Style Talk Wildest]
I felt like I was flying without a net. But once I realized that the audience was my partner, I was flying a jet, because the people would allow me to develop the character on stage. Loretta Swit
[ Allow Audience Because Character Develop Felt Flying Jet Net Once Partner Realized Stage Without Would]
Heart and head are the constituent parts of character; temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved. Giacomo Casanova
[ Almost Being Character Constituent Corrected Dependent Education Head Heart Improved Nothing Parts Susceptible Temperament Therefore Upon]
Cycles of shortage and surplus characterize the entire history of oil. Daniel Yergin
[ Characterize Cycles Entire History Oil Shortage Surplus]
In Halloween, I viewed the characters as simply normal teenagers. Laurie, Jamie Lee's character, was shy and somewhat repressed. And Michael Myers, the killer, is definitely repressed. They have certain similarities. John Carpenter
[ Certain Character Characters Definitely Halloween Jamie Killer Laurie Lee Michael Myers Normal Repressed Shy Similarities Simply Somewhat Teenagers Viewed]
The characteristic of scientific progress is our knowing that we did not know. Gaston Bachelard
[ Characteristic Did Know Knowing Our Progress Scientific]
I think all those actors from that generation, like Bogart - they were wonderful actors. They didn't act. They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful. Anthony Hopkins
[ Act Actors Bogart Came Characters Did Generation Just Think Those Were Wonderful]
No matter how corrupt and unjust a convict may be, he loves fairness more than anything else. If the people placed over him are unfair, from year to year he lapses into an embittered state characterized by an extreme lack of faith. Anton Chekhov
[ Anything Characterized Convict Corrupt Else Embittered Extreme Fairness Faith Him How Into Lack Lapses Loves Matter May More Over Placed State Than Unfair Unjust Year]
I wanted more in depth ideas about the character and it never came. Nicholas Lea
[ Came Character Depth Ideas More Never Wanted]
If you got a good imagination, a lot of confidence and you kind of know what you are saying, then you might be able to do it. I know a lot of colorful characters at home that would make great actors. Jason Statham
[ Able Actors Characters Colorful Confidence Good Got Great Home Imagination Kind Know Lot Make Might Saying Then Would]
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]
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]
It's the texture of New York that people miss by filming elsewhere. There are layers and layers of character - even in the pavement - that you can't get anywhere else. And the speed that the people move. It's so different from other places. Richard Benjamin
[ Anywhere Character Different Else Elsewhere Even Filming Get Layers Miss Move New Other Pavement Places Speed Texture York]
We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance... And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us. Joan D. Vinge
[ Appearance Basic Blueprint Born Change Characteristics Experiences Genetic Health Know Lays Life Our Out Personality Physical Unique Us Well Which Yet]
I thought I would keep the first name Susan and change the last name but I picked up this book and as I opened it the lead character in it was called Morgan Brittany. Morgan Brittany
[ Book Brittany Called Change Character First Keep Last Lead Morgan Name Opened Picked Susan Thought Up Would]
That's one of those things that will really hurt me personally, if I label a character or think about what it might do if it were to do well. I just try to do a good job with it. Luke Wilson
[ Character Good Hurt Job Just Label Might Personally Really Things Think Those Try Well Were Will]
It's important for me to see as many colors in the character as possible. Kelly Lynch
[ Character Colors Important Many Possible See]
All the people in Star Trek will always be known as those characters. And what characters to have attached to your name in life! The show is such a phenomenon all over the world. Nichelle Nichols
[ Always Attached Characters Known Life Name Over Phenomenon Show Star Such Those Trek Will World Your]
When we think of the ideal, we do not add virtue to virtue, but think of Jesus Christ, so that the standard of human life is no longer a code, but a character. E. Stanley Jones
[ Add Character Christ Code Human Ideal Jesus Life Longer Standard Think Virtue]
True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion. Corliss Lamont
[ According Acting Altogether Capacity Character Coercion Freedom Outside Self Subject True]