Quotations that match 'character'.

Well what do you do with a character like Christine Cagney and you tell her she can't have things?
[ Cagney Character Christine Her She Tell Things Well]
Well, I think I've made 44 films and only like four times I've played real characters I'm just drawn to people who have a pioneer spirit, this extraordinary energy and commitment to their cause.
[ Cause Characters Commitment Drawn Energy Extraordinary Films Four Just Made Only Pioneer Played Real Spirit Their Think Times Well]
Furthermore, the Latin American nuclear-weapon free zone which is now nearing completion has become in several respects an example which, notwithstanding the different characteristics of each region, is rich in inspiration.
[ American Become Characteristics Completion Different Each Example Free Furthermore Inspiration Latin Nearing Notwithstanding Now Region Respects Rich Several Which Zone]
Good guy' or 'bad guy', hero or anti hero; doesn't matter to me, what role I play, only the character have something magical.
[ Anti Bad Character Good Guy Hero Magical Matter Only Play Role Something]
When I write now I do not invent situation, characters, or actions, but rather structures and discursive forms, textual groupings which are combined according to secret affinities among themselves, as in architecture or the plastic arts.
[ According Actions Affinities Among Architecture Arts Characters Combined Discursive Forms Invent Now Plastic Rather Secret Situation Structures Textual Themselves Which Write]
The information encoded in your DNA determines your unique biological characteristics, such as sex, eye color, age and Social Security number.
[ Age Biological Characteristics Color Determines Dna Eye Information Number Security Sex Social Such Unique Your]
I wouldn't say I've changed my mind. I changed some of my natural habits, some of my natural character.
[ Changed Character Habits Mind Natural Say Some]
The thing that cracks me up is how these reality characters start out thrilled and excited just to be on television, and how they move to thinking they are as big as the Friends.
[ Big Characters Cracks Excited Friends How Just Move Out Reality Start Television These Thing Thinking Thrilled Up]
And in fact I don't believe there is such a thing as a definitive picture of something. The land is a living, breathing thing and light changes its character every second of every day. That's why I love it so much.
[ Believe Breathing Changes Character Day Definitive Every Fact Land Light Living Love Much Picture Second Something Such Thing Why]
There's a fine line between character building and soul destroying.
[ Between Building Character Destroying Fine Line Soul]
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.
[ Aids Apart Because Change Characters Critics Going Had How Lives Picked Play Safe Sex Talked Their Thought Untrue Which]
I was just the perfect person to play the Mini-Me character.
[ Character Just Perfect Person Play]
I think the sense of community that exists with all the characters - that's the answer. The fact that they have found a family in their friends. It does give some depth and meaning to their lives.
[ Answer Characters Community Depth Does Exists Fact Family Found Friends Give Lives Meaning Sense Some Their Think]
As Ralph's character begins to discover the political thriller aspect of the film, he falls deeper in love with his wife, so the two run together. That's the beauty of this film. It has fast pace and excitement, but it also has heart and soul.
[ Also Aspect Beauty Begins Character Deeper Discover Excitement Falls Fast Film Heart His Love Pace Political Ralph Run Soul Thriller Together Two Wife]
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.
[ Characters Except Finally Hemingway Him His Killed Prisoner Sense Style Talk Wildest]
I'm so sick of hearing how there's no strong roles for women. I don't care about strong roles. I just want to see women who are characters! A nun, a serial killer, a housewife, as long as there's some depth there.
[ Care Characters Depth Hearing Housewife How Just Killer Long Nun Roles See Serial Sick Some Strong Want Women]
I think if I weren't so beautiful, maybe, I'd have more character.
[ Beautiful Character Maybe More Think Weren]
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.
[ After Begin Characters Direction Feel Heading Know Real Right While Writing]
I would solve a lot of literary problems just thinking about a character in the subway, where you can't do anything anyway.
[ Anything Anyway Character Just Literary Lot Problems Solve Subway Thinking Where Would]
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.
[ Characters Common Discovering Enough Find Ground Hope Keep Make Participant Possible Reader Show Their Those Through Wanted Way Willing]
The country has been of better character since leaving the Buttes than E. of them, but has now a very fertile appearance. This may be said to begin about the 3rd crossing of Milk R of the line.
[ Appearance Been Begin Better Character Country Crossing Fertile Leaving Line May Milk Now Said Since Than Them Very]
Identity in the form of continuity of personality is an extremely important characteristic of the individual.
[ Characteristic Continuity Extremely Form Identity Important Individual Personality]
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."
[ Accustomed Become Begin Characteristics Charming Cherish Faults His Little Man Own Personal Them Thought Will]
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.
[ Another August Blunder Character Discovery Hardly His History Little Made Monument More Name New Opportunities Profane Record Than World]
I genuinely liked all of the cast members very much. Steve had a wicked sense of humor. I remember Russell coming to my rescue, once. I watched Eric evolve before everyone's eyes. Maurice loved what he did, so. He treated his character with respect, down to the costuming.
[ Before Cast Character Coming Did Down Eric Everyone Evolve Eyes Genuinely Had His Humor Liked Loved Maurice Members Much Once Remember Rescue Respect Russell Sense Steve Treated Very Watched Wicked]
Mike Leigh encourages you to choose a person that you know to base your character on. You write a whole list of people that you know and you go through that list in great depth with him. And then he chooses one of those people from your list.
[ Base Character Choose Chooses Depth Encourages Go Great Him Know Leigh List Mike Person Then Those Through Whole Write Your]
My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do get somewhere.
[ Always Characters Get Outside Somewhere Spotlight Them]
If you are being weird or silly you can be excused because you are just playing a character.
[ Because Being Character Excused Just Playing Silly Weird]
I have discovered that we may be in some degree whatever character we choose. Besides, practice forms a man to anything.
[ Anything Besides Character Choose Degree Discovered Forms Man May Practice Some Whatever]
I tend to come up with people more than situations - most of my books start with a character.
[ Books Character Come More Most Situations Start Tend Than Up]
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.
[ Character Continental Distinguished Elect Fail Man Might Never Prefer Reputation Services Should Some Speak Will]
It is with trifles, and when he is off guard, that a man best reveals his character.
[ Best Character Guard His Man Off Reveals Trifles]
The fact is, it was a big show. We were a part of that show. Everybody watches for different reasons. There were some people who were tuning in that day to see what was going on with other characters.
[ Big Characters Day Different Everybody Fact Going Other Part Reasons See Show Some Tuning Watches Were]
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!
[ Because Born Character Created Creation Death Die Even Instrument Laugh Luck Man Never Whoever Will Writer]
You don't realize how much a part of your character is part of yourself until you are no longer playing that character.
[ Character How Longer Much Part Playing Realize Until Your Yourself]
I'd like to do voiceovers my whole life. I get to kind of create a character and go in and play.
[ Character Create Get Go Kind Life Play Voiceovers Whole]
You have to like the characters you play.
[ Characters Play]
They didn't accept me theory - not a theory, but just a thought I had about this character. I noticed that this man only exists when the boy comes into the grocery.
[ Accept Boy Character Comes Exists Grocery Had Into Just Man Noticed Only Theory Thought]
To work with a director that has emotional commitment and passion toward the characters, and the piece, and the experiences, it only enriches your work.
[ Characters Commitment Director Emotional Enriches Experiences Only Passion Piece Toward Work Your]
It is easy to be nice, even to an enemy - from lack of character.
[ Character Easy Enemy Even Lack Nice]
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.
[ Accessible Available Brain Character Click Entirety Feeling Get Strange Suddenly Thing Wonderful Your]
He has such a clear vision of exactly what he wanted out of each character, out of each set, out of each wardrobe change, out of each emotional beat, and action.
[ Action Beat Change Character Clear Each Emotional Exactly Out Set Such Vision Wanted Wardrobe]
I love the part of Hector as it takes me back to playing eccentric parts. He is a funny character, which is fine by me as I've been playing for laughs for decades now! It's lovely to get a laugh; it's the best thing in the world!
[ Back Been Best Character Decades Eccentric Fine Funny Get Laugh Laughs Love Lovely Now Part Parts Playing Takes Thing Which World]
God is a character, a real and consistent being, or He is nothing. If God did a miracle He would deny His own nature and the universe would simply blow up, vanish, become nothing.
[ Become Being Blow Character Consistent Deny Did God His Miracle Nature Nothing Own Real Simply Universe Up Vanish Would]
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.
[ Allowed Audience Because Character Deal Fantastic Get Mature Mean Member Pull Really See Some Things Think Us Which]
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.
[ Character Cover Hold How Ideas Important Knowing Matters More Politics Realize Talk Than Way]
I like it when you read a script and there's the part that you show to the other characters and then there's the part that only the audience knows.
[ Audience Characters Knows Only Other Part Read Script Show Then]
Costumes are the first impression that you have of the character before they open their mouth-it really does establish who they are.
[ Before Character Costumes Does Establish First Impression Open Really Their]
In horror, character development is often pushed aside in favor of the shock value. The best genre movies to me are movies like The Shining. You had a connection to the characters in that film.
[ Aside Best Character Characters Connection Development Favor Film Genre Had Horror Movies Often Pushed Shining Shock Value]
Writing is a question of finding a certain rhythm. I compare it to the rhythms of jazz. Much of the time life is a sort of rhythmic progression of three characters. If one tells oneself that life is like that, one feels it less arbitrary.
[ Arbitrary Certain Characters Compare Feels Finding Jazz Less Life Much Oneself Progression Question Rhythm Rhythmic Rhythms Sort Tells Three Time Writing]
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.
[ Action Challenging Characters Comfort Describe Dramatic Gets Going Having Knowing More Place Things Very Where Zone]
Anything you write, even if you have to start over, is valuable. I let the story write itself through the characters.
[ Anything Characters Even Itself Over Start Story Through Valuable Write]
What happens if you're the guy who's been on the show ten years and is highly paid but they have nothing for you to do is that they bring in other people, and you become a supporting character to those people.
[ Become Been Bring Character Guy Happens Highly Nothing Other Paid Show Supporting Ten Those Years]
Always, your work is the same: You have to tell a story, you have to make a character. It doesn't matter if there are thousands of dollars, millions behind it, or if there is nothing.
[ Always Behind Character Dollars Make Matter Millions Nothing Same Story Tell Thousands Work Your]
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.
[ Around Characters Create Events Feel Happen Historical Imaginary Might Ok Probably Readers Real Situation Want]
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.
[ Acting Become Believe Character Child Faith Fall Going Having Love Making Much Person Very While]
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.
[ Acknowledge Cases Character Conducting Divine Gentlemen Human Individual Law Mode Morality Natural Obligation Others Preserve Scotland Some Their Them While]
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.
[ Affected Beliefs Believe Character Cynical Drop Feel Him His Kind More Much Order Play Spirituality Think]
First, you do a piece of material that begins and ends and has a flow; it's not chopped up as in a film, where in an extreme case you might be doing the last scene of the script the first day that you go to work, and you don't know enough about the character you're playing.
[ Begins Case Character Chopped Day Doing Ends Enough Extreme Film First Flow Go Know Last Material Might Piece Playing Scene Script Up Where Work]
I hadn't done just a straight-out comedy in a long time, just letting an ensemble do really good character acting, having them carry the movie as in my earlier pictures.
[ Acting Carry Character Comedy Done Earlier Ensemble Good Hadn Having Just Letting Long Movie Pictures Really Them Time]
I like characters with problems. I like to understand them... To play alcoholics, fetishists, strange girls, you have to dig deep within yourself. It's 'elsewhere' that interests me.
[ Alcoholics Characters Deep Dig Elsewhere Girls Interests Play Problems Strange Them Understand Within Yourself]
You know, he would go and look at different funny books because he wanted his character to be different and make different faces. I saw a funny book in his room and it looked like the same character he was playing. It was about a duck.
[ Because Book Books Character Different Duck Faces Funny Go His Know Look Looked Make Playing Room Same Saw Wanted Would]
You don't become the character.
[ Become Character]
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.
[ Before Begun Capable Century Characterised Development Effects Engines Great How Industry Know Others Our Powerful Really Steam Them Varied Which]
For my wrap present, Colin Farrell gave me a first edition book. I got so involved with this character and I was so sad when the movie was over that when I got home and I tried to read the book I got really emotional and I started crying.
[ Book Character Colin Crying Edition Emotional First Gave Got Home Involved Movie Over Present Read Really Sad Started Tried Wrap]
They wanted Bridgette to be this extremely enigmatic character. Im about the least enigmatic person on the planet, so I just thought what I did on the show was boring.
[ Boring Character Did Enigmatic Extremely Im Just Least Person Planet Show Thought Wanted]
We started a movement... to build character, citizenship and confidence in young people.
[ Build Character Citizenship Confidence Movement Started Young]
A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply.
[ Begins Book Care Character Deeply Image Situation]
I always try to make my characters people, and yet I always want to entertain.
[ Always Characters Entertain Make Try Want Yet]
As different as me and Sigourney look is as different as these two characters are. I'm not filling her shoes. I'm doing a part that has the same monsters, but it's a completely different movie.
[ Characters Completely Different Doing Filling Her Look Monsters Movie Part Same Shoes These Two]
Andrew has talked about my character being the conscience of the film, the heart of the film.
[ Andrew Being Character Conscience Film Heart Talked]
This is the Bond of the new millennium. Everything is updated, from the action sequences to the interaction between the characters. All the elements reflect changes that have occurred in the world in recent years.
[ Action Between Bond Changes Characters Elements Everything Interaction Millennium New Occurred Recent Reflect Sequences Updated World Years]
There were some things that I found I really enjoyed singing about; like, on the title track, there's this film-noir character of a woman who's sort of losing it in a room.
[ Character Enjoyed Found Losing Really Room Singing Some Sort Things Title Track Were Woman]
Places I've lived since then had to have some kind of uniqueness and character about them. And logically Key West, and then Down Island. So, all of that stuff sort of had it's roots in New Orleans and went crazy.
[ Character Crazy Down Had Island Key Kind Lived Logically New Orleans Places Roots Since Some Sort Stuff Them Then Uniqueness Went West]
I see bits and pieces of me in all the characters in my films.
[ Bits Characters Films Pieces See]
I wanted to write something from a child's viewpoint... Five of the characters I have played in movies have either been abused or became abusers, themselves, and I just kind of felt like there was a need.
[ Abused Became Been Characters Child Either Felt Five Just Kind Movies Need Played Something Themselves Viewpoint Wanted Write]
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.
[ Around Bit Cast Characters Explored Few Funny Given Got How Huge Last Likable Lives More Move Over Personal Seasons Secondary Show Some Surprisingly Ugly]
Let no man write my epitaph... When my country takes her place among the nations of the earth, then shall my character be vindicated, then may my epitaph be written.
[ Among Character Country Earth Epitaph Her Man May Nations Place Shall Takes Then Vindicated Write Written]
I've played four characters now, my latest one being Sandor the gypsy.
[ Being Characters Four Gypsy Latest Now Played]
One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in the consciousness of the American proletariat is to be found in the character of the demands now being put forward by the leadership.
[ American Being Changes Character Consciousness Demands Estimated Forward Found Leadership Now Proletariat Put Signs Surest]
My mother and I will continue on some level that I haven't determined yet. I think my mother's a great character, and I have to say that giving my mother to the world has to be the biggest thrill of my writing career.
[ Biggest Career Character Continue Determined Giving Great Haven Level Mother Say Some Think Thrill Will World Writing Yet]
I became, and remain, my characters' close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or am.
[ Am Became Cannot Characters Close Creator Director Feel Intent Never Remain Their]
Most people outside of America won't get it. It's the Easter bunny. It's another lie and I don't understand why we had to invent this character.
[ America Another Bunny Character Easter Get Had Invent Lie Most Outside Understand Why Won]
The happiness of every country depends upon the character of its people, rather than the form of its government.
[ Character Country Depends Every Form Government Happiness Rather Than Upon]
Texas was defined by its larger-than-life characters, particularly politicians.
[ Characters Defined Particularly Politicians Texas]
There's an institution here called the National Sound Archive, and there's a character who works there, Paul Wilson. He takes a very special interest in the history of the music and advised Martin Davidson of the existence of these tapes.
[ Advised Called Character Davidson Existence Here History Institution Interest Martin Music National Paul Sound Special Takes Tapes These Very Wilson Works]
You treat characters like people you meet in life-friends or mentors.
[ Characters Meet Mentors Treat]
One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes.
[ Always Characters Films Focus Ford Heroes How Just Live Male Really Things Way]
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.
[ Assimilated Been Borg Character Former Had Her Human Humanity Interest Regaining Said Seven She]
It's a music video but she was real specific on the character that Mary J. Blige was playing, and that I was playing in this video and I told her whenever you get to jump to the big screen I'd love to come with you and she honored that.
[ Big Blige Character Come Get Her Honored Jump Love Mary Music Playing Real Screen She Specific Told Video Whenever]
The resistance that you fight physically in the gym and the resistance that you fight in life can only build a strong character.
[ Build Character Fight Gym Life Only Physically Resistance Strong]
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.
[ Breakthrough Category Characters Continue Crew Done Fantastic Film Films First Happy Keep Long Make More Part Real Stay Than Together True Well]
I'm an actor and I've created a lasting and memorable character named Frasier, who is not me, but who most people think is. So when I have a chance to play something that's different, I embrace it because it's fun; also in this case, he's a memorable character.
[ Actor Also Because Case Chance Character Created Different Embrace Fun Lasting Memorable Most Named Play Something Think]
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.
[ Able Certainly Character Ever Find Long Period Shows These Think Time Way Yourself]
My stories are character driven.
[ Character Driven Stories]
Show class, have pride, and display character. If you do, winning takes care of itself.
[ Care Character Class Display Itself Pride Show Takes Winning]
Courtesies of a small and trivial character are the ones which strike deepest in the grateful and appreciating heart.
[ Appreciating Character Courtesies Deepest Grateful Heart Ones Small Strike Trivial Which]
You know, we have to take these characters - who, granted, have their separate personalities but, on a lot of levels, are pretty two-dimensional - and make them into people with flaws, with insecurities.
[ Characters Flaws Granted Insecurities Into Know Levels Lot Make Personalities Pretty Separate Take Their Them These Two-Dimensional]
True character arises from a deeper well than religion.
[ Arises Character Deeper Religion Than True Well]
It's certainly more interesting for me as an actor, but I think it's also more interesting for the audience to see three-dimensional characters, rather than just a bad guy or a good guy.
[ Actor Also Audience Bad Certainly Characters Good Guy Interesting Just More Rather See Than Think Three-Dimensional Three-Dimensional]
I remarked constantly, just at sunset, in these latitudes, that the eastern horizon was brilliantly illuminated with a kind of mock sunset. This in a short time disappeared, to be soon succeeded by another similar in character, but more faint.
[ Another Brilliantly Character Constantly Disappeared Eastern Faint Horizon Illuminated Just Kind Latitudes Mock More Remarked Short Similar Soon Succeeded Sunset These Time]
He's meant to be that classic Homer, Ulysses, Hercules - a character who goes out or has some gift of some kind. He goes on a journey of discovery and part of that is falling into darkness - the temptations of life.
[ Character Classic Darkness Discovery Falling Gift Goes Hercules Homer Into Journey Kind Life Meant Out Part Some Temptations Ulysses]
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.
[ Become Blackmail Blow British Character Deadly Greatest History Law Noble Products Respectable Rule Suffered Tradition]
The true character of ministry is a servants heart.
[ Character Heart Ministry Servants True]
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.
[ Affected Away Been Characters Four Getting Happens Journey Last Manipulative Opposed Over Playing Take Them Trying Unaffected Years]
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.
[ Bang Character Did Into Middle Move Movies Number Quite Realize Say Sidelines Such Three Two Would]
They weren't impatient for the boys to turn into cartoons again. They awarded sympathy, gave compassion. Because deep down they had found parts of themselves in the characters. You said it George.
[ Again Awarded Because Boys Cartoons Characters Compassion Deep Down Found Gave George Had Impatient Into Parts Said Sympathy Themselves Turn Weren]
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.
[ Against Avails Become Character City Dares Demonstrated Himself His Man Memphis Negro Neither Nor Protect Rival Standing White]
Today, more than ever before, life must be characterized by a sense of Universal responsibility, not only nation to nation and human to human, but also human to other forms of life.
[ Also Before Characterized Ever Forms Human Life More Must Nation Only Other Responsibility Sense Than Today Universal]
But having said all of that, that still doesn't account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln's personal characteristics.
[ Account Characteristics Having Increase Lincoln Lot Personal Popularity Said Stems Still Think Which]
The issue for my character, and the issue of the show is, how dirty do your feet have to get without suffocating yourself in the mud in order to get an inch of what you really want done?
[ Character Dirty Done Feet Get How Inch Issue Mud Order Really Show Suffocating Want Without Your Yourself]
I love the idea of playing a character that didn't over think everything. He knows what's in front of him and he has an ability to just say whatever he felt.
[ Ability Character Everything Felt Front Him Idea Just Knows Love Over Playing Say Think Whatever]
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.
[ Abandoned Act Characters First How Know Only Paradox Such Thing Were While Writing]
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
[ Beyond Character Climb His Limitations Man Out Own]
What it made me realize was that a show like this makes people look inside themselves. Because this crew guy isn't sitting there wishing the character would fight back. He's hoping that he would fight back.
[ Back Because Character Crew Fight Guy Hoping Inside Look Made Makes Realize Show Sitting Themselves Wishing Would]
Sometimes in my class I have people come in and do monologues inspired by people they know and I always find that to be useful to do specifics about somebody and then you're actually doing a character and not doing some random old lady or something.
[ Actually Always Character Class Come Doing Find Inspired Know Lady Monologues Old Random Some Somebody Something Sometimes Specifics Then Useful]
Science fiction writers put characters into a world with arbitrary rules and work out what happens.
[ Arbitrary Characters Fiction Happens Into Out Put Rules Science Work World Writers]
I loved Old School. I thought Old School was very different than a lot of the comedies that had come out. And that character I liked. I tried to ground him very much in reality and play him very much finding things important to him that are somewhat ridiculous.
[ Character Come Comedies Different Finding Ground Had Him Important Liked Lot Loved Much Old Out Play Reality Ridiculous School Somewhat Than Things Thought Tried Very]
Leadership is a potent combination of strategy and character. But if you must be without one, be without the strategy.
[ Character Combination Leadership Must Potent Strategy Without]
An adventure game is nothing more than a good story set with engaging puzzles that fit seamlessly in with the story and the characters, and looks and sounds beautiful.
[ Adventure Beautiful Characters Engaging Fit Game Good Looks More Nothing Puzzles Seamlessly Set Sounds Story Than]
I've been allowed to develop my own character, which I'm still working on.
[ Allowed Been Character Develop Own Still Which Working]
In the case of Elektra I really wasn't sure I could pull it off. There were so many intellectual leaps. My character, Stick, is blind, but he can see better than most people. So I had trouble kind of finding the logic.
[ Better Blind Case Character Could Elektra Finding Had Intellectual Kind Leaps Logic Many Most Off Pull Really See Stick Sure Than Trouble Were]
Knowledge of the self is the mother of all knowledge. So it is incumbent on me to know my self, to know it completely, to know its minutiae, its characteristics, its subtleties, and its very atoms.
[ Atoms Characteristics Completely Incumbent Know Knowledge Minutiae Mother Self Subtleties Very]
I did that all the more, if I may say so, because I was aware of the fact that there is an inclination to go to extremes in German people, and in the German character generally.
[ Aware Because Character Did Extremes Fact Generally German Go Inclination May More Say]
So I work hard to present the human side of my characters while not neglecting the plot.
[ Characters Hard Human Neglecting Plot Present Side While Work]
I've flown out of character so many times. In that sense I've been lucky, because I've been given the liberty to do just about anything I've wanted to do in my lifetime.
[ Anything Because Been Character Flown Given Just Liberty Lifetime Lucky Many Out Sense Times Wanted]
Judge the goodness of a book by the energy of the punches it has given you. I believe the greatest characteristic of genius, is, above all, force.
[ Above Believe Book Characteristic Energy Force Genius Given Goodness Greatest Judge Punches]
Women's strong qualities have become despised because of their weakness. The obvious remedy is to create a feminine character with all the strength of Superman plus all the allure of a good and beautiful woman.
[ Allure Beautiful Because Become Character Create Despised Feminine Good Obvious Plus Qualities Remedy Strength Strong Superman Their Weakness Woman Women]
You know like it has its own personality, its own character.
[ Character Know Own Personality]
I just loved playing the mean girl. When you're not like a character, it's kind of fun to play.
[ Character Fun Girl Just Kind Loved Mean Play Playing]
It's a slight stretch of the imagination but most people are alike in most ways so I've never had any trouble identifying with the character that I'm playing.
[ Alike Any Character Had Identifying Imagination Most Never Playing Slight Stretch Trouble Ways]
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.
[ Accepting Accepts Being Belonging Characteristics Come Family Feelings Honest Personality Physical Positive Question Warts Without Your Yourself]
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.
[ Because Capital Characteristics Cultural Different Financial London New Paris Political Special York]
In my proper character, I am an officer of the United States Army.
[ Am Army Character Officer Proper States United]
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.
[ Carried Cast Characters Designed Development Dictate Exotic How Inspire Into Last Look Over Pcs Players Quite Should Their Thing Visual Want Well]
It took me a long time to film the plastic bag, and then I had to get the cut of the scene right. But if you find it as beautiful as the character does, then suddenly it becomes a different movie, and so did he as a character.
[ Bag Beautiful Becomes Character Cut Did Different Does Film Find Get Had Long Movie Plastic Right Scene Suddenly Then Time Took]
In theater, the wellspring of the character comes from the doing of it, like a trial by fire, but in front of an audience.
[ Audience Character Comes Doing Fire Front Theater Trial Wellspring]
The fact that the adult American Negro female emerges a formidable character is often met with amazement, distaste and even belligerance. It is seldom accepted as an inevitable outcome of the struggle won by survivors, and deserves respect if not enthusiastic acceptance.
[ Acceptance Accepted Adult Amazement American Character Deserves Distaste Emerges Enthusiastic Even Fact Female Formidable Inevitable Met Negro Often Outcome Respect Seldom Struggle Survivors Won]
Wit is the appearance, the external flash of imagination. Thus its divinity, and the witty character of mysticism.
[ Appearance Character Divinity External Flash Imagination Mysticism Thus Wit Witty]
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.
[ Anything Bit Characters Component Doing Feel Feels Film Got Invented Just Know Little Made Mean Mike Press Really Stuff Up Wrote]
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.
[ Between Big Characters Chill Eight Everybody Identify Pick Somebody Somewhat Them Things Those]
The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions.
[ Character Emotions Feelings Japanese Kill Own Strong Suppress Tendency Their]
But I guess I like playing flawed guys 'cause it gives a place for the characters to go.
[ Cause Characters Flawed Gives Go Guess Guys Place Playing]
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.
[ Actor Blood Character Disappeared Down Fat Had Level Lost Make Normal Pounds Pressure Salt Thin Transition Went]
Hitman does well and it certainly does well enough to survive, but at the same time I don't want to involve the character into the DC Universe even if it meant more sales, to the point where we sort of upset the balance that we have at the moment.
[ Balance Certainly Character Dc Does Enough Even Into Involve Meant Moment More Point Sales Same Sort Survive Time Universe Upset Want Well Where]
I realized that I wanted to play characters and do traditional theatre. I wanted to make believe again. I like putting on a costume and pretending to be someone else for a few hours, and I have a great respect for playwrights.
[ Again Believe Characters Costume Else Few Great Hours Make Play Playwrights Pretending Putting Realized Respect Someone Theatre Traditional Wanted]
Well, thank you and that's for them, but for me, I want to look back at a body of work where when you do the research and you explore the psyche of a character, where she's been, where she is and where she's going.
[ Back Been Body Character Explore Going Look Psyche Research She Thank Them Want Well Where Work]
Not everyone likes watching rushes, but it makes me work harder, and I don't feel I am watching myself, but watching the progression of the character.
[ Am Character Everyone Feel Harder Likes Makes Myself Progression Rushes Watching Work]
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
[ Blame Characteristics Cheered Excellent Grieved Know Man Ones Own Powers Praise Thoroughly Virtues]
The hardest thing about movie acting is that if you're playing a character who changes within the movie, you've got to do that, but you've got to do it out of sequence, because we never have gotten to shoot in sequence, and that's really, really tough.
[ Acting Because Changes Character Got Gotten Hardest Movie Never Out Playing Really Sequence Shoot Thing Tough Within]
Turkey, unlike chicken, has very elegant characteristics. It has more of a cache than chicken. Turkey is a delicacy, so it should be presented in such a way.
[ Characteristics Chicken Delicacy Elegant More Presented Should Such Than Turkey Unlike Very Way]
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
[ Cannot Character Dream Forge Hammer Into Must Yourself]
A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
[ Another Character Clearly Describes Discloses His Man Never Own]
We don't relate to her too much because you don't want the heroic character to not be heroic.
[ Because Character Her Heroic Much Relate Too Want]
By action and reaction do we become strong or weak, according to the character of our thoughts and mental states. Fear is the deadly nightshade of the mind.
[ According Action Become Character Deadly Fear Mental Mind Our Reaction States Strong Thoughts Weak]
I think that acting involves doing your job so well that you are able to help the viewer identify with the character.
[ Able Acting Character Doing Help Identify Involves Job Think Viewer Well Your]
The tenacious character I've possessed since I was a small child propelled me to successfully meet this challenge, and I was able to safely gain acceptance to the university of my choice.
[ Able Acceptance Challenge Character Child Choice Gain Meet Possessed Propelled Safely Since Small Successfully Tenacious University]
The characters are that vague TV high school age, but they'll be in high school as long as we need them to be.
[ Age Characters High Long Need School Them Tv Vague]
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.
[ Adding Backgrounds Characters Depth Develop Erupt Exploring Feeling Feels Fresh Implications Plot Story Surprised Twists Unfolds Writing]
I'm trying to make all the characters change and grow, or regress.
[ Change Characters Grow Make Regress Trying]
Dr. Cox mentors the rookie doctors with a spoonful of dirt and then a cup of sugar. I see him as an archetypal descendent of two of my favorite curmudgeonly characters: Lou Grant and Louie De Palma.
[ Archetypal Characters Cox Cup De Dirt Doctors Dr Favorite Grant Him Lou Mentors Rookie See Spoonful Sugar Then Two]
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.
[ Actor Actors After Character David Guy Instincts Instructed Kind Playing Since Staff Supportive Totally Trust Writing]
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.
[ Book Cartoon Character Comic Evolution Familiar Him His Know Now Step Third Tick]
Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.
[ Character Exact Growth Language Our Ourselves Reflection Speakers]
When you're creating a character out of nothing, you have to make all the guesses as to how they walk, how they talk, how they think. It was all there on the table for us to pick and choose for Murrow.
[ Character Choose Creating Guesses How Make Murrow Nothing Out Pick Table Talk Think Us Walk]
There are two ways to go about it. You can take a compass and draw a perfect circle and make two perfect eyes as neat as can be. Or you can do it freehand and have some fun with it. Like I did. Give it character.
[ Character Circle Compass Did Draw Eyes Fun Give Go Make Neat Perfect Some Take Two Ways]
I love playing different characters all the time, so I'm concentrating on doing other stuff.
[ Characters Concentrating Different Doing Love Other Playing Stuff Time]
Once I've got the first draft down on paper then I do five or six more drafts, the last two of which will be polishing drafts. The ones in between will flesh out the characters and maybe I'll check my research.
[ Between Characters Check Down Draft Drafts First Five Flesh Got Last Maybe More Once Ones Out Paper Polishing Research Six Then Two Which Will]
Winning takes talent, to repeat takes character.
[ Character Repeat Takes Talent Winning]
And what's interesting about him as a comic character is that the custard pie hardly ever ends up on his face.
[ Character Comic Custard Ends Ever Face Hardly Him His Interesting Pie Up]
Every reader knows about the feeling that characters in books seem more real than real people.
[ Books Characters Every Feeling Knows More Reader Real Seem Than]
Character builds slowly, but it can be torn down within incredible swiftness.
[ Builds Character Down Incredible Slowly Swiftness Torn Within]
There's immense fun to be had as long as you can sort of sneak it past DC. I have been told on occasion that I need to have more respect for these characters.
[ Been Characters Dc Fun Had Immense Long More Need Occasion Past Respect Sneak Sort These Told]
You have to play the logic of a character.
[ Character Logic Play]
It is very hard to separate one's self from a character. Sometimes the people closest to me have to be very understanding.
[ Character Closest Hard Self Separate Sometimes Understanding Very]
Like at Halloween: I knew I'd arrived when I saw people dressing up on Halloween as my character.
[ Arrived Character Dressing Halloween Knew Saw Up]
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.
[ Advice Characters Constantly Friends Give Just Real Surprise Take Them Then Your]
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.
[ Behave Character How Know Much Test True]
It is from the blues that all that may be called American music derives its most distinctive character.
[ American Blues Called Character Derives Distinctive May Most Music]
Highly educated young people are tutored, taught and monitored in all aspects of their lives, except the most important, which is character building. When it comes to this, most universities leave them alone.
[ Alone Aspects Building Character Comes Educated Except Highly Important Leave Lives Most Taught Their Them Universities Which Young]
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.
[ Caught Character Doing Get Looking Many Nobody Only Right Thing Think Too Wrong]
In Torch Song, I did that character almost non-stop from 1978 until I made the movie in 1987. Then I had some failure, which also colors how you react to doing other things.
[ Almost Also Character Colors Did Doing Failure Had How Made Movie Non-Stop Other React Some Song Then Things Torch Until Which]
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.
[ Character Had Jokes Leading Lot Most Nasty Payoff Situations Some Stuff Ultimate Would]
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.
[ Character Crack Done Ever Feeling Happy Home Just Know Most Myself Playing Pleasurable Rehearsing Remember Sandbox Thing Up Work Would]
It is true that the politician, in his professional character, does not always, or even very often, conform to the most approved pattern of private conduct.
[ Always Approved Character Conduct Conform Does Even His Most Often Pattern Politician Private Professional True Very]
A man of personality can formulate ideals, but only a man of character can achieve them.
[ Achieve Character Formulate Ideals Man Only Personality Them]
A scientist is an unlikely character to put at the center of a movie.
[ Center Character Movie Put Scientist Unlikely]
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.
[ Characterized Class Could Count Developed Factor Forces Front Hand Helps Highly Liberation Other Our Political Region Relatively Struggle Struggles Tested Us]
I didn't need clothes. I was allowed the opportunity to act out moments you don't get the opportunity to experience in your own life, let alone as a character in a film. I didn't feel naked.
[ Act Allowed Alone Character Clothes Experience Feel Film Get Life Moments Naked Need Opportunity Out Own Your]
Well, it was very interesting to play a character and stretch it over such a long time - 12 episodes. I had never done a TV show before, so week to week it was unclear what we would be asked to do.
[ Asked Before Character Done Episodes Had Interesting Long Never Over Play Show Stretch Such Time Tv Unclear Very Week Well Would]
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
[ Background Character Desire Discipline]
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.
[ Across Character Communicating Feel Gale Getting Harold Look Say Wanted Watch Wow]
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.
[ Any Around Character Common Dependent Existence Greatness Him Individuality Man Mediocrity Never Other Partakes Than Which Will]
I locate that special problem in a character and then try to understand it. That's the genesis of all my work.
[ Character Genesis Locate Problem Special Then Try Understand Work]
Leadership consists not in degrees of technique but in traits of character; it requires moral rather than athletic or intellectual effort, and it imposes on both leader and follower alike the burdens of self-restraint.
[ Alike Athletic Both Burdens Character Consists Degrees Effort Follower Imposes Intellectual Leader Leadership Moral Rather Requires Self-Restraint Technique Than Traits]
Unlike life, you've got more or less complete control over what's going on in your stories. That's not to say you can make characters do whatever you want them to - they usually have a life of their own if you've done your job properly.
[ Characters Complete Control Done Going Got Job Less Life Make More Over Own Properly Say Stories Their Them Unlike Usually Want Whatever Your]
From all this it follows what the general character of the problem of the development of a body of scientific knowledge is, in so far as it depends on elements internal to science itself.
[ Body Character Depends Development Elements Far Follows General Internal Itself Knowledge Problem Science Scientific]
There were episodes where I would wear seven or eight outfits. It took a lot of time to get those together. What the character wears is very essential to how I create the character.
[ Character Create Eight Episodes Essential Get How Lot Outfits Seven Those Time Together Took Very Wear Wears Were Where Would]
The real evil with which we have to contend is not the physical evil of the Famine, but the moral evil of the selfish, perverse and turbulent character of the people.
[ Character Contend Evil Famine Moral Perverse Physical Real Selfish Turbulent Which]
I succeeded on sort of chutzpah and charm. No technique at all, didn't know what I was doing, but it worked and the character suited me.
[ Character Charm Doing Know Sort Succeeded Suited Technique Worked]
It is fortunate to be of high birth, but it is no less so to be of such character that people do not care to know whether you are or are not.
[ Birth Care Character Fortunate High Know Less Such Whether]
When I severe my connections with the A.I.A. I do so with my own self respect, as a matter of pride and I am sure within your knowledge of my character.
[ Am Character Connections Knowledge Matter Own Pride Respect Self Severe Sure Within Your]
My first character was Mr. Toad.
[ Character First Mr Toad]
I don't think of myself as a character actress - that's become a phrase which means you've had it.
[ Actress Become Character Had Means Myself Phrase Think Which]
Because I killed a guy in real life, and because my character kills a guy onstage, they said I could never do anything this great again. I resented that.
[ Again Anything Because Character Could Great Guy Killed Kills Life Never Onstage Real Resented Said]
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.
[ Author Characters Dandy Enjoy Many More Readers Same Say Series Story Think Want Which]
No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic characters as Chekhov has.
[ Author Characters Chekhov Created Emphasis Less Pathetic Such]
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.
[ Able Actors Any Character Deliver Depth English Favorite Ford Harrison Him Just Lines Putting Sense Uniqueness Without Wonderful Yet]
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.
[ Before Characters Clean Collars Come Hands Manners Morals Morning Tongues Want]
I enjoy my job as long as I can create a character, otherwise it's boring.
[ Boring Character Create Enjoy Job Long Otherwise]
Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.
[ Character Integrity More Much Own Reward Self-Esteem Worry Your]
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.
[ Any Anyway Characters Designed Direction Doing Doyle Frank Go Going Input More Were Writing]
Many characters in the novel are representative of types that exist in India. He represents the caste system in India with an air of superiority, the caste system in India and the people thinking that western things are better.
[ Air Better Caste Characters Exist India Many Novel Representative Represents Superiority System Things Thinking Types Western]
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.
[ Actor Actress Character Extent Him Love Some Supposed Then Think Work]
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.
[ Actor Always Been Character Characters Connect Connection Doing Done Energy Enter Find Help Others Person Some Spirit Things Together Us Want Wanted Would Years]
Character is much easier kept than recovered.
[ Character Easier Kept Much Recovered Than]
Foreign powers do not seem to appreciate the true character of our government.
[ Appreciate Character Foreign Government Our Powers Seem True]
It's the misfortune of German authors that not a single one of them dares to expose his true character. Everyone thinks that he has to be better than he is.
[ Authors Better Character Dares Everyone Expose German His Misfortune Single Than Them Thinks True]
An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
[ Always Art Characterizes Creates Creativeness Critical Critique Degree High Itself Judgment Language Life Medium Names Passes Show Speech Whose Will]
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. Work
[ Character Hard Noses Sleeves Some Their Turn Up Work]
I think I would much rather push the boundaries of the degradation that the characters face.
[ Boundaries Characters Degradation Face Much Push Rather Think Would]
I think the thing is with a movie that has this much science fiction in it; you need characters who are more science fact, if you know what I mean, than they are human.
[ Characters Fact Fiction Human Know Mean More Movie Much Need Science Than Thing Think]
I came on to the film with a very happy-go-lucky attitude which I think my character, Charlie, did when she went into the house. I expected it to be good, and then slowly things started to change for us all.
[ Attitude Came Change Character Charlie Did Expected Film Good Happy-Go-Lucky House Into She Slowly Started Then Things Think Us Very Went Which]
In the initial season of a show, you're figuring out your character and their life and their background and you're putting together all the chapters of the book.
[ Background Book Chapters Character Figuring Initial Life Out Putting Season Show Their Together Your]
Human education is concerned with certain changes in the intellects, characters and behavior of men, its problems being roughly included under these four topics: Aims, materials, means and methods.
[ Aims Behavior Being Certain Changes Characters Concerned Education Four Human Included Intellects Materials Means Men Methods Problems Roughly These Topics Under]
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.
[ Actor Almost Character Could Fact Important Pigeon Things Would]
Man's natural character is to imitate; that of the sensitive man is to resemble as closely as possible the person whom he loves. It is only by imitating the vices of others that I have earned my misfortunes.
[ Character Closely Earned Imitate Imitating Loves Man Misfortunes Natural Only Others Person Possible Resemble Sensitive Vices Whom]
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?
[ Back Change Character Come Costume Death Down Enough Just Leaving Long Meant New Slow Speed Stage Up Would]
What's great about being a character actor is you know that you can survive forever. It's not about the gloss of your eyebrows.
[ Actor Being Character Eyebrows Forever Gloss Great Know Survive Your]
The result is a picture that represents so much of what I want and rarely get from a movie - a couple of hours filled with characters who are as exciting as the people I know in real life.
[ Characters Couple Exciting Filled Get Hours Know Life Movie Much Picture Rarely Real Represents Result Want]
I've played almost every lead character from Henry VI to Othello. I'm dying to tackle Richard III sometime.
[ Almost Character Dying Every Henry Iii Lead Othello Played Richard Sometime Tackle Vi]
I was always inventing characters and making up stories.
[ Always Characters Inventing Making Stories Up]
I try to use all of my senses when describing a setting, and try to think of everything that would impact a character in any given scene.
[ Any Character Describing Everything Given Impact Scene Senses Setting Think Try Use Would]
The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and, above all, by the disenchantment of the world.
[ Above Characterized Disenchantment Fate Our Times World]
I like to write first-person because I like to become the character I'm writing.
[ Because Become Character First-Person First-Person Write Writing]
Well you just have to own it, I suppose. Own the character, which is difficult.
[ Character Difficult Just Own Suppose Well Which]
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?'
[ Attractive Best Character Fat Friend Gee Go Gonna Him Just Know Look Only Out Portraying Questions Role See Someone Speaks Think Traditionally Where Women]
It is the highest form of self-respect to admit our errors and mistakes and make amends for them. To make a mistake is only an error in judgment, but to adhere to it when it is discovered shows infirmity of character.
[ Adhere Admit Amends Character Discovered Error Errors Form Highest Infirmity Judgment Make Mistake Mistakes Only Our Self-Respect Shows Them]
When you have an idea for a story, you want those characters to reach as many people as you can. I think you normally think of prose as a way of doing that. It fits our time, the culture.
[ Characters Culture Doing Fits Idea Many Normally Our Prose Reach Story Think Those Time Want Way]
I have not thought too much about the psychology or life of the character Jonas in some time.
[ Character Life Much Psychology Some Thought Time Too]
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.
[ Actions Affecting Begin Carefully Character Enough Happening How Intelligent Long Look More Notice Others Pause Place See Situation Think Thinking Us Where Why]
I would take lots of falls and you know, get shot three or four times and this sort of thing, so all that sort of stuff. And there are tussles with various characters. I like that kind of thing.
[ Characters Falls Four Get Kind Know Lots Shot Sort Stuff Take Thing Three Times Various Would]
I want people to like me. They don't have to always like my characters, you understand.
[ Always Characters Understand Want]
The Goth character was a difficult thing to get my head round. I'm not really a fan of Goth music. I'm more a piano and guitar man - that's what I love.
[ Character Difficult Fan Get Goth Guitar Head Love Man More Music Piano Really Round Thing]
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
[ Accident Character Endures Fame Only Popularity Riches Take Thing Wings]
We can't put up a protectionist dam on our own against the neo-liberal world market either. However, we can try, together with our European partners, to maintain the social character of Europe as much as possible.
[ Against Character Dam Either Europe European However Maintain Market Much Our Own Partners Possible Put Social Together Try Up World]
Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate.
[ Also Certain Characters Charm Choice Due Duplicate Earlier Had Hard Lead Magician Mostly Put Risky Success Try Would]
Nothing goes further toward a man's liberation than the act of surviving his need for character.
[ Act Character Further Goes His Liberation Man Need Nothing Surviving Than Toward]
Grissom is a character who doesn't really want people poking around in his life. He likes to poke around in his work.
[ Around Character Grissom His Life Likes Poke Poking Really Want Work]
Casting ethnic characters is a very hard thing to do, but it's important. It's also interesting.
[ Also Casting Characters Ethnic Hard Important Interesting Thing Very]
Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character.
[ Back Character Comic Developed Early Feisty Feminist Just Little Looking Lulu Really She Strip Thought Time]
The character and fight against fascism moved centre stage when, in 1936, Franco attempted to overthrow by force the Popular Front Government of Republican Spain.
[ Against Attempted Centre Character Fascism Fight Force Franco Front Government Moved Overthrow Popular Republican Spain Stage]
The genre of fantasy is about magic and occult characters.
[ Characters Fantasy Genre Magic Occult]
If you don't have enemies, you don't have character.
[ Character Enemies]
If you start with character, you probably will end up with good drawings.
[ Character Drawings End Good Probably Start Up Will]
It's never easy with characters in these dark and grave circumstances but that's my job.
[ Characters Circumstances Dark Easy Grave Job Never These]
From slavery to segregation, we remember that America did not always live up to its ideals. In fact, we often fell far short of them. But we also learned that fundamental to our national character is the drive to live out the true meaning of our creed.
[ Also Always America Character Creed Did Drive Fact Far Fell Fundamental Ideals Learned Live Meaning National Often Our Out Remember Segregation Short Slavery Them True Up]
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.
[ Argued Character Defense Era Granted Hangs Ideas Marked Much Needs Taken Time Upon]
I tell my students you have an absolute right to write about people you know and love. You do. But the kicker is you have a responsibility to make the characters large enough that you will not have sinned against them.
[ Absolute Against Characters Enough Know Large Love Make Responsibility Right Sinned Students Tell Them Will Write]
A good character is the best tombstone. Those who loved you and were helped by you will remember you when forget-me-nots have withered. Carve your name on hearts, not on marble.
[ Best Carve Character Good Hearts Helped Loved Marble Name Remember Those Tombstone Were Will Withered Your]
Going to Nashville to meet the in-laws was the first time when I'd been in America and not been seen as some sort of eccentric character with a cute accent.
[ Accent America Been Character Cute Eccentric First Going In-Laws Meet Nashville Seen Some Sort Time]
Europe has found itself confronted with fresh challenges - challenges of a global character, the nature of which is directly connected with changes in the international climate and the difficulties of seeking new models for co-operation.
[ Challenges Changes Character Climate Co-Operation Confronted Connected Difficulties Directly Europe Found Fresh Global International Itself Models Nature New Seeking Which]
It's the difficulty we had with Mr. Bean, actually, when it went from TV to film. You certainly discover that you need to explain more about a character.
[ Actually Bean Certainly Character Difficulty Discover Explain Film Had More Mr Need Tv Went]
Love, hope, fear, faith - these make humanity; These are its sign and note and character. Faith
[ Character Faith Fear Hope Humanity Love Make Note Sign These]
The man who makes everything that leads to happiness depends upon himself, and not upon other men, has adopted the very best plan for living happily. This is the man of moderation, the man of manly character and of wisdom.
[ Adopted Best Character Depends Everything Happily Happiness Himself Leads Living Makes Man Manly Men Moderation Other Plan Upon Very Wisdom]
I'm really excited, because the character, Jules, is a really awesome character. I'm really excited to be playing her, and overall, I'm really excited to be getting back to my acting roots.
[ Acting Awesome Back Because Character Excited Getting Her Jules Overall Playing Really Roots]
The formation of character in young people is educationally a different task from and a prior task to, the discussion of the great, difficult ethical controversies of the day.
[ Character Controversies Day Different Difficult Discussion Educationally Ethical Formation Great Prior Task Young]
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.
[ Autobiography Characters Concerned Ego Every Quixote Self Two]
In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation.
[ Books Change Character Does Even Hero Male Often Plot Problem Rescue She Situation Solve Some Strong Woman Women]
Characters who are on screen from start to finish are not necessarily the ones who have the greatest impact.
[ Characters Finish Greatest Impact Necessarily Ones Screen Start]
I had to audition for the part of Jnior, and I wanted the role terribly because I knew it was a great character. This guy is a wonderful, funny, mean old guy.
[ Audition Because Character Funny Great Guy Had Knew Mean Old Part Role Terribly Wanted Wonderful]
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.
[ Character Emotional Get Having Interesting Out Outburst Really Something Trouble Whenever]
I might have some character traits that some might see as innocence or naive. That's because I discovered peace and happiness in my soul. And with this knowledge, I also see the beauty of human life.
[ Also Beauty Because Character Discovered Happiness Human Innocence Knowledge Life Might Naive Peace See Some Soul Traits]
I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy... It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen.
[ Allow Bad Character Comedy Fall Habits Happen Into Irony Stay Think Tightrope True]
Besides the mistakes that are pointed out, I love the way readers become involved with the characters. When readers start asking about character motivations instead of concentrating on the special effects, it means you're connecting with them on a personal level.
[ Asking Become Besides Character Characters Concentrating Connecting Effects Instead Involved Level Love Means Mistakes Motivations Out Personal Pointed Readers Special Start Them Way]
I notice now, whatever character in whatever movie you're watching, they have these toned arms and muscles.
[ Arms Character Movie Muscles Notice Now These Toned Watching Whatever]
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.
[ Around Cast Casting Character Could First Found His Lead Other Play Put Rather Someone Still Than Then Way Wife]
The story drove the book. That had a very seminal effect on the way I saw writing and storytelling. If you can set a character in a story that is compelling and has a backbone, you draw people in.
[ Backbone Book Character Compelling Draw Drove Effect Had Saw Set Story Storytelling Very Way Writing]
Whereas Schaeffer and Henry were working like samplers, their idea was to capture those sounds which couldn't be serially calibrated because they were too complex in character.
[ Because Capture Character Complex Henry Idea Sounds Their Those Too Were Whereas Which Working]
She's a very charismatic character, and she holds the whole play together.
[ Character Charismatic Holds Play She Together Very Whole]
I - and there are hundreds of thousands of Irishmen who felt on this subject as I do - have always liked my Celtic countrymen and disliked the English nation; it is a national trait of character, and I cannot help it.
[ Always Cannot Celtic Character Countrymen Disliked English Felt Help Hundreds Irishmen Liked Nation National Subject Thousands Trait]
Some have said that the power of a Redeemer would depend upon two things: first, upon the richness of the self that was given; and second, upon the depths of the giving. Friend and foe alike are agreed on the question of the character of Jesus Christ.
[ Agreed Alike Character Christ Depend Depths First Foe Friend Given Giving Jesus Power Question Redeemer Richness Said Second Self Some Things Two Upon Would]
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world; there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
[ Appearance Character Different Enter Felt Manner Mississippi Missouri Moment Muddy Other Perhaps Rivers Sensibly Terror Waters Which World]
In the years since I worked with John Hughes, there were many years where I literally had hundred of doors slammed in my face because I wasn't that kid anymore, and I wasn't a character actor, and I wasn't a leading man, and I wasn't whatever Hollywood was looking for.
[ Actor Anymore Because Character Doors Face Had Hollywood Hughes Hundred John Kid Leading Literally Looking Man Many Since Slammed Were Whatever Where Worked Years]
This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity.
[ Along Also Basis Character Democracy During Election Haiti Haitian Hope Long Marks Moment Only Peace Prosperity Reconciliation Resolve Road Serves Significant Struggle Testament Their]
Well first of all, it's hard to shoot a movie and break for a long time and then come back and do, in a sense, one of the biggest scenes that each character had.
[ Back Biggest Break Character Come Each First Had Hard Long Movie Scenes Sense Shoot Then Time Well]
Oftentimes, in fact I think this is to my fault, I look at usually scripts as a whole. I should probably pay more attention to the character that I'm going to play and what they do.
[ Attention Character Fact Fault Going Look More Oftentimes Pay Play Probably Scripts Should Think Usually Whole]
I like to take a character and develop it.
[ Character Develop Take]
The mind is exercised by the variety and multiplicity of the subject matter, while the character is moulded by the contemplation of virtue and vice.
[ Character Contemplation Exercised Matter Mind Moulded Multiplicity Subject Variety Vice Virtue While]
We all lose our looks eventually. Better develop your character and interest in life.
[ Better Character Develop Eventually Interest Life Looks Lose Our Your]
The public character of every public servant is legitimate subject of discussion, and his fitness or unfitness for office may be fairly canvassed by any person.
[ Any Character Discussion Every Fairly Fitness His Legitimate May Office Person Public Servant Subject]
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.
[ Characters Children Concentration Create Games Immerse Intense Notice Play Situations Themselves Watch Which Whole Will Worlds Young]
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.
[ Characters Discover Myself Novelist Novels Prefer Read Situation Tells Think Where]
Soup is a lot like a family. Each ingredient enhances the others; each batch has its own characteristics; and it needs time to simmer to reach full flavor.
[ Batch Characteristics Each Enhances Family Flavor Full Ingredient Lot Needs Others Own Reach Simmer Soup Time]
The power of faith will often shine forth the most when the character is naturally weak. Faith
[ Character Faith Forth Most Naturally Often Power Shine Weak Will]
If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel characters I would like to write.
[ Characters Comics Few Look Marvel Very Would Write]
I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
[ Any Believes Bestowed Books Characters Free Hasn Her Sense She Surprises Those Will Writers Writing]
I am myself for a living. I don't animate a character.
[ Am Animate Character Living Myself]
The story line was done in a way that's organic and was doled out very slowly in little bites. We think that's authentic for this character, that her feelings are very deeply buried or she never felt them.
[ Authentic Bites Buried Character Deeply Done Feelings Felt Her Line Little Never Organic Out She Slowly Story Them Think Very Way]
Character consists of what you do on the third and fourth tries.
[ Character Consists Fourth Third Tries]
I care about people. In the end, I think they feel it. It comes across, regardless of the character I'm portraying.
[ Across Care Character Comes End Feel Portraying Regardless Think]
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.
[ Beginning Character Create End Get Love Middle Process Really Rehearsal Stage Story Television]
I honestly can't characterize my style in words. It seems that whatever comes to me naturally, I play.
[ Characterize Comes Honestly Naturally Play Seems Style Whatever Words]
What I look for in any character, good or bad, is whether I can hear him speak. If I can imagine him that clearly, then I can write about him.
[ Any Bad Character Clearly Good Hear Him Imagine Look Speak Then Whether Write]
It's really about, oh come on, this guy wouldn't say that or he wouldn't do that, you know, it's about the characters, about the story, about the situation.
[ Characters Come Guy Know Oh Really Say Situation Story]
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.
[ Accents Change Character Different Every Film Films Four Love Play Sound Want Well Work Year]
I think it's a short story writer's duty, as well as writing well about emotions and characters, to write story.
[ Characters Duty Emotions Short Story Think Well Write Writer Writing]
Once we got over the origin story, we could really delve deeper into their lives and characters and angst. So this movie actually has more heart, more humor.
[ Actually Angst Characters Could Deeper Delve Got Heart Humor Into Lives More Movie Once Origin Over Really Story Their]
If the novelist shares his or her problems with the characters, he or she is able to study his personal unconscious.
[ Able Characters Her His Novelist Personal Problems Shares She Study Unconscious]
Every human being is intended to have a character of his own; to be what no others are, and to do what no other can do.
[ Being Character Every His Human Intended Other Others Own]
An absolutely different and distinctive character.
[ Absolutely Character Different Distinctive]
I don't know how many times I can sit there and talk about my character or my life. It's interesting to talk about experiences in the context of something you're doing for somebody else, and particularly if you can persuade others to join you in your support.
[ Character Context Doing Else Experiences How Interesting Join Know Life Many Others Particularly Persuade Sit Somebody Something Support Talk Times Your]
The willow which bends to the tempest, often escapes better than the oak which resists it; and so in great calamities, it sometimes happens that light and frivolous spirits recover their elasticity and presence of mind sooner than those of a loftier character.
[ Bends Better Calamities Character Elasticity Escapes Frivolous Great Happens Light Loftier Mind Oak Often Presence Recover Resists Sometimes Sooner Spirits Tempest Than Their Those Which Willow]
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
[ Character Complicated Extremely Life Man Mechanism Often Only Piece Point Relationships Simple So-Called View]
The Simpsons can go anywhere in the world and not worry about any budgetary issues. However, even when the show has had its run, I think the characters can go on in perpetuity.
[ Any Anywhere Budgetary Characters Even Go Had However Issues Perpetuity Run Show Simpsons Think World Worry]
I'm really normal. I play football, go to the beach, drive. We have dogs. I can imagine people calling me a character, but I'm Joe Straight.
[ Beach Calling Character Dogs Drive Football Go Imagine Joe Normal Play Really Straight]
I was very limited in what I could do with flying saucers, because they're just a metal disc. I had to try and put character in as if they were intelligently guided.
[ Because Character Could Disc Flying Guided Had Intelligently Just Limited Metal Put Saucers Try Very Were]
I felt they had really moved the characters in a direction that was very interesting. The family had really felt the impact of what had happened to the.
[ Characters Direction Family Felt Had Happened Impact Interesting Moved Really Very]
I always think that I love doing what I'm doing at the moment. The past is over. I can't go play one of those characters again. But I can play this and I can continue to grow in what I'm doing at the moment and that's really what I'm thinking about now.
[ Again Always Characters Continue Doing Go Grow Love Moment Now Over Past Play Really Think Thinking Those]
Sharpe is my favorite role of all that I've played. He's a very complex character. He knows that he's a good soldier, but he will always have to fight the prejudice of aristocratic officers because of his rough working-class upbringing. On the battlefield, he's full of confidence - but off it, he is unsure, a bit shy and ill at ease.
[ Always Aristocratic Battlefield Because Bit Character Complex Confidence Ease Favorite Fight Full Good His Ill Knows Off Officers Played Prejudice Role Rough Shy Soldier Unsure Upbringing Very Will Working-Class Working-Class]
Frequent and loud laughter is the characteristic of folly and ill manners.
[ Characteristic Folly Frequent Ill Laughter Loud Manners]
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.
[ Amazing Bed Before Begins Book Characters Forced Hadn How Just Meeting Moby Noticed Parallel Realized Reluctantly Share Starts Too Two]
In the fairy tale the painting represents the here and now. The book is actually divided into five sections, through which the key character, the muse, leads us.
[ Actually Book Character Divided Fairy Five Here Into Key Leads Muse Now Painting Represents Sections Tale Through Us Which]
Put more trust in nobility of character than in an oath.
[ Character More Nobility Oath Put Than Trust]
All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
[ Become Best Cease Character Facts Part Private Public Significant Truths Worst]
But in action, one defies one's character.
[ Action Character Defies]
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.
[ Characteristic Fewer How Improved Just Know Mechanics Music Played Reproduction Should Vastly]
Adam Sandler is truly brilliant. He plays these goofy characters, but he is a brilliant fellow.
[ Adam Brilliant Characters Fellow Goofy Plays Sandler These Truly]
In the past, TSR and now Wizards of the Coast have asked me to do game stats for my characters, and I'm never comfortable doing that. It's all relative after all.
[ After Asked Characters Coast Comfortable Doing Game Never Now Past Relative Stats Wizards]
Whatever our creed, we stand with admiration before the sublime character of Jesus.
[ Admiration Before Character Creed Jesus Our Stand Sublime Whatever]
I don't think they knew exactly where they were going with the character, but they lay those stories out ahead of time, so they had some idea where they wanted it to go.
[ Ahead Character Exactly Go Going Had Idea Knew Lay Out Some Stories Think Those Time Wanted Were Where]
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.
[ Actions Characters Countries Create Just Lot Seems Time Travel Waste Why]
Industrialization based on machinery, already referred to as a characteristic of our age, is but one aspect of the revolution that is being wrought by technology.
[ Age Already Aspect Based Being Characteristic Industrialization Machinery Our Referred Revolution Technology Wrought]
But the same thing was true in the army. You slept in a barracks with all kinds of people of every nationality, every trade, every character and quality you can imagine, and that was a good experience.
[ Army Barracks Character Every Experience Good Imagine Kinds Nationality Quality Same Slept Thing Trade True]
The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition.
[ Ambition Bed Between Character Connection Intimate Neurotics Psychoanalysis Recognize Taught Trait Us]
And I liked this extreme character of de Sade.
[ Character De Extreme Liked Sade]
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.
[ Any Cannibal Character Complete Conscience Core Extreme Extremely Her Passion Passionate See She Somebody Takes]
Two important characteristics of maps should be noticed. A map is not the territory it represents, but, if correct, it has a similar structure to the territory, which accounts for its usefulness.
[ Accounts Characteristics Correct Important Map Maps Noticed Represents Should Similar Structure Territory Two Usefulness Which]
It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move.
[ Actor Always Characters Latter Move Play Wanted]
I want to keep doing different things. I'd like to do a more personal, dramatic movie next, I think. But as long as it's about characters and good writing and good parts for actors, that's what's important.
[ Actors Characters Different Doing Dramatic Good Important Keep Long More Movie Next Parts Personal Things Think Want Writing]
By constant self-discipline and self-control you can develop greatness of character.
[ Character Constant Develop Greatness Self-Control Self-Discipline]
When we see men of worth, we should think of equalling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inward and examine ourselves.
[ Character Contrary Examine Inward Men Ourselves See Should Them Think Turn Worth]
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.
[ Characters Dialogue Get Other Phrase Quickly Scottish Targeted Things Very]
I wouldn't like to be a character in one of my books!
[ Books Character]
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.
[ Actor Appearance Because Body Call Change Character Color Hair Look Myself Particularly Physical Role Time Whatever Would]
One of the things that makes Hamlet unique among Shakespeare's characters is his courage to face up to the darker elements of his personality.
[ Among Characters Courage Darker Elements Face Hamlet His Makes Personality Shakespeare Things Unique Up]
Evolution acts slowly. Our psychological characteristics today are those that promoted reproductive success in the ancestral environmen.
[ Acts Ancestral Characteristics Evolution Our Promoted Psychological Reproductive Slowly Success Those Today]
I think character is permanent, and issues are transient.
[ Character Issues Permanent Think Transient]
I really enjoy the writing process because I can do it from my house. I can create these characters and take them in the different directions that I want to take them. You have a lot of freedom as a writer.
[ Because Characters Create Different Directions Enjoy Freedom House Lot Process Really Take Them These Want Writer Writing]
Humanists are not characteristically strong in faith, hope and love.
[ Faith Hope Humanists Love Strong]
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
[ Absence Based Character Peace Strength Virtue War]
After doing this, going away, trying other things and working on other shows, this character, and working within Days of Our Lives, has been one of the most enjoyable experiences in my career.
[ After Away Been Career Character Days Doing Enjoyable Experiences Going Lives Most Other Our Shows Things Trying Within Working]
My favorite part is the preparation because you read on the page, you get this character.
[ Because Character Favorite Get Page Part Preparation Read]
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.
[ Case Characters Could Dressed Fantastic Gay Had Just Live Looked Looking Lot Men Myself Never New Party Quite Real Shame Showed Up Were York]
If all else fails, the character of a man can be recognized by nothing so surely as by a jest which he takes badly.
[ Badly Character Else Fails Jest Man Nothing Recognized Surely Takes Which]
Whenever there were parties, I wasn't invited because I began to be like that character. In a way, that contributed to the success of the performance.
[ Because Began Character Contributed Invited Parties Performance Success Way Were Whenever]
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.
[ Any Believe Believes Brotherhood Calls Character Characters Comics Ever Evil Goals Group Masters Most Read Some Their Themselves Thing Truly Unrealistic]
I'd learned enough about circuitry in high school electronics to know how to drive a TV and get it to draw - shapes of characters and things.
[ Characters Draw Drive Electronics Enough Get High How Know Learned School Shapes Things Tv]
If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters.
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.
[ Business Characterized Childlike Flight Harsh Heard Persons Real Refuge Show Things]
I look at the story, I look at the idea and just try to think of it in terms of that whole body of myth and see where the characters fit in and what they ought to be doing-all those archetypes are there to play with.
[ Archetypes Body Characters Fit Idea Just Look Myth Ought Play See Story Terms Think Those Try Where Whole]
I don't tend to think of these characters as losers. I like the struggles that people have, people who are feeling like they don't fit into society, because I still sort of feel that way.
[ Because Characters Feel Feeling Fit Into Losers Society Sort Still Struggles Tend These Think Way]
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.
[ Believe Between Character Comfortable Family Form Found Marriage Seven Still Think Three Two Way Would]
I try to build a full personality for each of our cartoon characters - to make them personalities.
[ Build Cartoon Characters Each Full Make Our Personalities Personality Them Try]
When I'm playing a character like Jonathan in Ripley's Game I want to be in the moment when he's feeling pain; this very ordinary person who finds himself in extraordinary circumstances.
[ Character Circumstances Extraordinary Feeling Finds Game Himself Jonathan Moment Ordinary Pain Person Playing Ripley Very Want]
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.
[ Act Actresses Building Character Creating Into Invest Myself Other Role Terms Transform Way]
As with anything, you need to keep your creative juices flowing and keep the character interesting.
[ Anything Character Creative Flowing Interesting Juices Keep Need Your]
The harm which is done by credulity in a man is not confined to the fostering of a credulous character in others, and consequent support of false beliefs.
[ Beliefs Character Confined Consequent Credulity Credulous Done False Fostering Harm Man Others Support Which]
Those whose character is mean and vicious will rouse others to animosity against them.
[ Against Animosity Character Mean Others Rouse Them Those Vicious Whose Will]
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
[ Character Conversations His Known Man]
This I conceive to be the chemical function of humor: to change the character of our thought. Humor
[ Change Character Chemical Conceive Function Humor Our Thought]
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.
[ Advice Character Common Film Says Sound These Things Tradition Very Which Wise]
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
[ Character Courage Failure His King Lost Man Respect Self Self-Confidence Still]
You have to understand the tone of the movie, because if it's supposed to be funny, it can be funny violent like the Home Alone stuff, but you have to really understand the tone of what you're doing and make the action work for that and for the character.
[ Action Alone Because Character Doing Funny Home Make Movie Really Stuff Supposed Tone Understand Violent Work]
Nature is at work. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
[ Character Choose Destiny Follow Gives Handiwork Hate Her Impulse Jealousy Love Nature Ours Power Reverence Shall She Us Which Work]
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.
[ Attempt Characterization Down Else Nothing Somebody Someone Soon Tell Want Will Write]
No one has characterized market mechanisms better than Friedrich von Hayek.
[ Better Characterized Hayek Market Mechanisms Than Von]
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
[ Character Disposition Mind Seen Speaker State Words]
I still have a problem with nuns. I follow them around like a kitten with a ball of yarn. After a while, all my characters become very close friends.
[ After Around Ball Become Characters Close Follow Friends Kitten Nuns Problem Still Them Very While Yarn]
Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
[ Character Continuance Down Impulse Into Steady]
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.
[ 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]
You know, I have some issues. But I just love to play different characters all the time, and I try not to repeat myself too much.
[ Characters Different Issues Just Know Love Much Myself Play Repeat Some Time Too Try]
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.
[ Anything Behaves Character Claim Does Really Same Says See Sort Way]
To find a man's true character, play golf with him.
[ Character Find Golf Him Man Play True]
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.
[ Action Characters Counter Counters Dialogue Eye Fitted Going Movement Scenes Script Should Style Thing Whatever Where Whether Your]
Reduced to its lowest terms, the great struggle which now rocks the whole earth more and more takes on the character of a struggle of the individual versus the state.
[ Character Earth Great Individual Lowest More Now Reduced Rocks State Struggle Takes Terms Versus Which Whole]
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.
[ Away Back Because Before Brain Character Concept Crazy Cupboard Deal Forethought Give Great Just Never Something Sorts Stuffed Such Things Zone]
My character was kidnapped by the Terminator and I was kidnapped by the Terminator production.
[ Character Kidnapped Production Terminator]
We can bring to characters dark and bright sides that nobody even dreams about.
[ Bright Bring Characters Dark Dreams Even Nobody Sides]
I started improvising the Cliff character, based on someone I grew up with.
[ Based Character Cliff Grew Improvising Someone Started Up]
The depth and strength of a human character are defined by its moral reserves. People reveal themselves completely only when they are thrown out of the customary conditions of their life, for only then do they have to fall back on their reserves.
[ Back Character Completely Conditions Customary Defined Depth Fall Human Life Moral Only Out Reserves Reveal Strength Their Themselves Then Thrown]
In the theater, characters have to cut the umbilical cord from the writer and talk in their own voices.
[ Characters Cord Cut Own Talk Theater Their Umbilical Voices Writer]
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character.
[ Any Cannot Cast Character Common Gives Her Him Live Man May Old Philosophy Pleasure Resents Strangers Wife Without Yet]
I've made a wonderful living playing that theatrical character - the professional brassy dame.
[ Character Dame Living Made Playing Professional Theatrical Wonderful]
I'm always happier and a better actor when I can really lose myself in a character and become somebody else.
[ Actor Always Become Better Character Else Happier Lose Myself Really Somebody]
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.
[ Books Brilliant Characters Including Main Old Other Rich Sages Were Wizards Written]
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.
[ Ass Blow Cartoon Characters Charge Kick Okay Take These Things Up Whatever]
Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them. They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie.
[ Actors Carry Characters Communicate Great Movie Relationships Silence Their Them Truly Without Words]
The more gifted and talkative one's characters are, the greater the chances of their resembling the author in tone or tint of mind.
[ Author Chances Characters Gifted Greater Mind More Resembling Talkative Their Tint Tone]
I was born with an adult head and a tiny body. Like a 'Peanuts' character.
[ Adult Body Born Character Head Peanuts Tiny]
I just sort of take it from a character perspective, and I don't know if he was necessarily spiritual, but I do think he had hope. He was a character that was comfortable having hope in his life, and hope is faith.
[ Character Comfortable Faith Had Having His Hope Just Know Life Necessarily Perspective Sort Spiritual Take Think]
A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery.
[ Big Boy Character Develop Discovery Go Him Into Journey Man Part Personal Play Political Really Search Social Spiritual Try Wanted]
Jerry and I always felt that the character was enjoying himself. He was having fun: he wasn't taking himself seriously. It was always a lark for him, as you can see in my early drawings.
[ Always Character Drawings Early Enjoying Felt Fun Having Him Himself Jerry Lark See Seriously Taking]
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.
[ Admire Characters Different Directors Find Huge Incredible Involved Manage Money Much Number Such Them Think]
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.
[ Bird Character Dharma Especially Found Free Inspiring More Neurotic Playing Rare Really Refreshing Television Than Think Thought Time Unique Very Were Women]
In the animal world, on the other hand, the process of evolution is characterised by the progressive discrimination of the animal and vegetative functions, and a consequent differentiation of these two great provinces into their separate departments.
[ Animal Characterised Consequent Departments Differentiation Discrimination Evolution Functions Great Hand Into Other Process Progressive Provinces Separate Their These Two Vegetative World]
French and German illustrate the misleading character of apparent grammatical simplicity just as well.
[ Apparent Character French German Grammatical Illustrate Just Misleading Simplicity Well]
A young woman has young claws, well sharpened. If she has character, that is. And if she hasn't so much the worse for you.
[ Character Claws Hasn Much Sharpened She Well Woman Worse Young]
I would rather be adorned by beauty of character than jewels. Jewels are the gift of fortune, while character comes from within.
[ Adorned Beauty Character Comes Fortune Gift Jewels Rather Than While Within Would]
Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character.
[ Being Character Foundation Impossible Pretence Saps Sincerity Unless Very Whole]
What I did was take the Jesus of the Gospels, the Son of God, the Son of the Virgin Mary, and sought to make Him utterly believable, a vital breathing character.
[ Believable Breathing Character Did God Gospels Him Jesus Make Mary Son Sought Take Utterly Vital]
We set ourselves a limit and cut characters which weren't so vital.
[ Characters Cut Limit Ourselves Set Vital Weren Which]
Watergate is an immensely complicated scandal with a cast of characters as varied as a Tolstoy novel.
[ Cast Characters Complicated Immensely Novel Scandal Tolstoy Varied Watergate]
Comics as art. I do comics as comics, and my opportunity to tell stories. Simple. Basic. Let the characters have the excitement, not the package. That's where I come from.
[ Art Basic Characters Come Comics Excitement Opportunity Package Simple Stories Tell Where]
I really fall in love with my characters, even the bad ones. I love getting together with them. They tell me what to do; they take me on a wild and wonderful trip.
[ Bad Characters Even Fall Getting Love Ones Really Take Tell Them Together Trip Wild Wonderful]
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.
[ Age Been Bring Changes Character Characteristics Circumstances Happens Man Never Observer Obvious Old Out Radically Superficial Which Youth]
Character is power; it makes friends, draws patronage and support and opens the way to wealth, honor and happiness.
[ Character Draws Friends Happiness Honor Makes Opens Patronage Power Support Way Wealth]
I once knew a house rather like The Land of Smiles - an old house occupied by a varied collection of young people, mainly students. However none of these people were true models for the characters in the book, though their way of life may have been.
[ Been Book Characters Collection House However Knew Land Life Mainly May Models None Occupied Old Once Rather Smiles Students Their These Though True Varied Way Were Young]
Public behavior is merely private character writ large.
[ Behavior Character Large Merely Private Public Writ]
Ron was always my favorite character, because I feel like I relate to him, like we've both got red hair, we both like sweets, we've both got lots of brothers and sisters.
[ Always Because Both Brothers Character Favorite Feel Got Hair Him Lots Red Relate Ron Sisters Sweets]
I made the character as much of myself as I could.
[ Character Could Made Much Myself]
Truth is not exciting enough to those who depend on the characters and lives of their neighbors for all their amusement.
[ Amusement Characters Depend Enough Exciting Lives Neighbors Their Those Truth]
I've been on the show for six years and I don't even know what her history is. I sort of make things up in my mind, but I think it's hard for an audience to follow and invest in a character when they don't have the details.
[ Audience Been Character Details Even Follow Hard Her History Invest Know Make Mind Show Six Sort Things Think Up Years]
Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.
[ Character Feels Know Life Play Rules Sports Teaches Win]
I think my character's getting to the point where he can't even eat spaghetti with red sauce anymore, where he has horrible nightmares, he can't sleep anymore.
[ Anymore Character Eat Even Getting Horrible Nightmares Point Red Sauce Sleep Spaghetti Think Where]
There's the theory that nudity doesn't really make something sexy; the characters and their relationship make it sexy.
[ Characters Make Nudity Really Relationship Sexy Something Their Theory]
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.
[ Blue Character Developed Everything Fascinating More Much Platoon Questioned See Velvet]
They've turned this character into a human being.
[ Being Character Human Into Turned]
More of him came from my step-dad, who is now passed away. The initial creators of the show kind of based the character on their dads and then I added my dad.
[ Added Away Based Came Character Creators Dad Dads Him Initial Kind More Now Passed Show Their Then]
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life.
[ Character Condition Force Found Grandeur Humblest Lies Life Love May Moral Principle Soul Thought Wholly]
I always think of the word 'abandonment' when I think of the character.
[ Abandonment Always Character Think Word]
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.
[ Characters Clothes Describe Hand In-Depth More Much Novel Only Other Process Rooms Thinking]
All thought must, directly or indirectly, by way of certain characters, relate ultimately to intuitions, and therefore, with us, to sensibility, because in no other way can an object be given to us.
[ Because Certain Characters Directly Given Indirectly Intuitions Must Object Other Relate Sensibility Therefore Thought Ultimately Us Way]
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.
[ Abundant Arts Book Character Chinese Classic Female Few Film First Interesting Martial Pick Strong Struck Textures Think Thought Very Ways]
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.
[ Aged Cedar Characters Chinese Contrive Favourite Feet Foot Half High Lebanon Make Only System Their Two]
The moral and intellectual character of the Africans is widely different in different nations.
[ Africans Character Different Intellectual Moral Nations Widely]
The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.
[ Acquainted Acquiesced Bible Characters God Great His History Sentence Summed Themselves Things Up Will]
I consider nothing low but ignorance, vice, and meanness, characteristics generally found where the animal propensities predominate over the higher sentiments.
[ Animal Characteristics Consider Found Generally Higher Ignorance Low Meanness Nothing Over Predominate Sentiments Vice Where]
Basically the children who watch it just see the little characters they love, and so they're not discerning about whether it looks great or it's a great story or anything.
[ Anything Basically Characters Children Discerning Great Just Little Looks Love See Story Watch Whether]
There are interactions with characters within the game which I think are pretty neatly done considering the limitations that you have to work with. I mean, a computer can't really generate a character that talks back and forth with you successfully.
[ Back Character Characters Computer Considering Done Forth Game Generate Interactions Limitations Mean Neatly Pretty Really Successfully Talks Think Which Within Work]
You play your character and it isn't right to step out of it. You have to stay in that character.
[ Character Out Play Right Stay Step Your]
It does not matter what party you are a member of in this great Nation of ours. Accountability and competence are characteristics that Americans value throughout our great land.
[ Accountability Americans Characteristics Competence Does Great Land Matter Member Nation Our Ours Party Throughout Value]
The moment comes when a character does or says something you hadn't thought about. At that moment he's alive and you leave it to him.
[ Alive Character Comes Does Hadn Him Leave Moment Says Something Thought]
My job is to help the functioning of the story, not to draw attention to myself, but to make my characters function within the story, to work for the benefit of the story, to make the whole thing work.
[ Attention Benefit Characters Draw Function Functioning Help Job Make Myself Story Thing Whole Within Work]
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.
[ Because Being Character Ended Experience Finally Go Good Learned Moved Purpose Realized Started Then Thing Up Very Work Writing]
Failure's not a bad thing. It builds character. It makes you stronger.
[ Bad Builds Character Failure Makes Stronger Thing]
I like to take these unusual characters and then make them as normal as possible, because we all know that the tragedy and the abnormal always hides itself behind the normal.
[ Abnormal Always Because Behind Characters Hides Itself Know Make Normal Possible Take Them Then These Tragedy Unusual]
Shirley Valentine is a beautiful character and so well written. What Shirley speaks and thinks is so logical.
[ Beautiful Character Logical Shirley Speaks Thinks Valentine Well Written]
Over the years, I've been trying to build a relationship with an audience. I've tried to maintain as much of a low profile as I could so that those characters would emerge and their relationship with audiences would be protected.
[ Audience Audiences Been Build Characters Could Emerge Low Maintain Much Over Profile Protected Relationship Their Those Tried Trying Would Years]
My initial response was to sue her for defamation of character, but then I realized that I had no character.
[ Character Defamation Had Her Initial Realized Response Sue Then]
I remember one time that I was filming a scene in whych my character rides through Troy on a chariot. I just looked around at this incredible set thinking 'This is the life'.
[ Around Character Chariot Filming Incredible Just Life Looked Remember Rides Scene Set Thinking Through Time Troy]
I kept bugging them about making it more upscale, because I felt Abby, through her cleverness and business sense, was a character who would move up. And that's what she did.
[ Because Bugging Business Character Cleverness Did Felt Her Kept Making More Move Sense She Them Through Up Would]
I think it is important that you care about the characters, and you are not just waiting for the next action sequence but have a vested interested in what happens to them.
[ Action Care Characters Happens Important Interested Just Next Sequence Them Think Vested Waiting]
In these confused times, the role of classical music is at the very core of the struggle to reassert cultural and ethical values that have always characterized our country and for which we have traditionally been honored and respected outside our shores.
[ Always Been Characterized Classical Confused Core Country Cultural Ethical Honored Music Our Outside Respected Role Shores Struggle These Times Traditionally Values Very Which]
Just as characteristic, perhaps, is the intellectual interdependence created through the development of the modern media of communication: post, telegraph, telephone, and popular press.
[ Characteristic Communication Created Development Intellectual Interdependence Just Media Modern Perhaps Popular Post Press Telegraph Telephone Through]
To this day, I get rewrite offers where they say: 'We feel this script needs work with character, dialogue, plot and tone,' and when you ask what's left, they say: 'Well, the typing is very good.'
[ Ask Character Day Dialogue Feel Get Good Left Needs Offers Plot Rewrite Say Script Tone Typing Very Well Where Work]
Yeah, it's fun to be somebody you're not, to bring a character to life.
[ Bring Character Fun Life Somebody Yeah]
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.
[ Actors Cartoon Characters Looks Pull Pulled Punches Really Stop Swing Them Through Throw]
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.
[ Able Away Benefit Character Eventually Long Make Nice Own Put Stamp Term Things Those Though Unique]
It's a character I've created. Actually, that's pretty much the opposite of me, off a farm in the Midwest.
[ Actually Character Created Farm Midwest Much Off Opposite Pretty]
The characteristic political attitude of today is not one of positive belief, but of despair.
[ Attitude Belief Characteristic Despair Political Positive Today]
Yeah, you know, within the context of TV families, these are pretty unsavory characters.
[ Characters Context Families Know Pretty These Tv Unsavory Within Yeah]
You know honestly I think there's a Dracula, a Wolf Man, and a Frankenstein's Monster in all of us. They are sides of our own character so that's why I think we can relate to them in terms of a 'I know how that feels' kind of thing.
[ Character Dracula Feels Frankenstein Honestly How Kind Know Man Monster Our Own Relate Sides Terms Them Thing Think Us Why Wolf]
In my books, I never portray violence as a reasonable solution to a problem. If the lead characters in the story are driven to it, it's at the extreme end of their experience.
[ Books Characters Driven End Experience Extreme Lead Never Portray Problem Reasonable Solution Story Their Violence]
Special effects are characters. Special effects are essential elements. Just because you can't see them doesn't mean they aren't there.
[ Because Characters Effects Elements Essential Just Mean See Special Them]
I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.
[ Best Characteristic Desire Jewish Marvel Memory Obsession Other Remember Resilience Such Their]
The first thing I read was of my character on the phone talking to Sydney's fiance. Though short, it was so beautifully written, and it made me laugh. I thought if I wanted to play a character, this would be it.
[ Beautifully Character Fiance First Laugh Made Phone Play Read Short Sydney Talking Thing Though Thought Wanted Would Written]
Yes, the first job I had at the studio was Snow White. I don't like the term particularly, but I got stuck with the human characters. They just didn't have that many people who could draw humans.
[ Characters Could Draw First Got Had Human Humans Job Just Many Particularly Snow Stuck Studio Term White Yes]
I do not like assassins, or men of low character.
[ Assassins Character Low Men]
Well, I go to the theater today, and its curtain - there is no curtain in this play; the lights go down and go up - and we start. And I live this character for two hours. There are only two of us in the play. And It's a complete experience.
[ Character Complete Curtain Down Experience Go Hours Lights Live Only Play Start Theater Today Two Up Us Well]
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.
[ Characters Endured Fashioned Habitually Hell Hereafter Make Our Ourselves Tells Than Theology Way Which World Worse Wrong]
With both Caddyshack and Vacation, it's not like the subjects were serious enough that they engaged my interest for another round. I love the characters, and the actors were great, but I didn't see the need to make another Vacation movie.
[ Actors Another Both Characters Engaged Enough Great Interest Love Make Movie Need Round See Serious Subjects Vacation Were]
Having removed the dictator, the allies have moved to put Iraqis in control of Iraq. Now, as they draft and ratify their Constitution, we will indeed see the character of a new Iraqi nation revealed through the principles it chooses to uphold.
[ Allies Character Chooses Constitution Control Dictator Draft Having Indeed Iraq Iraqi Iraqis Moved Nation New Now Principles Put Ratify Removed Revealed See Their Through Uphold Will]
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.
[ Always Because Came Characters Environment Find Great Guest New Plot Really Remember Stars Stay Their Trying Wanted Were Working]
I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character. I won't do anything that has to do with child abuse or women's abuse.
[ Abuse Actions Anything Certainly Character Child Choose Depending Jobs Women Won Would]
Wild Bill was a strange character. In person he was about six feet and one inch in height. He was a Plains-man in every sense of the word.
[ Bill Character Every Feet Height Inch Person Sense Six Strange Wild Word]
All violent feelings have the same effect. They produce in us a falseness in all our impressions of external things, which I would generally characterize as the pathetic fallacy.
[ Characterize Effect External Fallacy Falseness Feelings Generally Impressions Our Pathetic Produce Same Things Us Violent Which Would]
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.
[ Actor Better Blank Canvas Characters Draw Less Off Personality Plays Stage Which]
Certainly it's very difficult to keep momentum going through a film which has as many characters as this does, and the piece took on a life of its own to try and shape it. That took all the time we had in editing.
[ Certainly Characters Difficult Does Editing Film Going Had Keep Life Many Momentum Own Piece Shape Through Time Took Try Very Which]
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.
[ Always Been Before Being Characters Find Happy Hid Live Lives Mine Myself Never Other Out Their Things Those Through Tried Which]
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.
[ Age Appropriation Characterized Characterizes Day European Goods Including Industrial Information Into Production Resources Services System Systems Them Through Transformation]
I thought some of Mrs. White's material was prophetic. I felt some of her insights were extremely helpful and I regarded her as a sister in the Lord. I wasn't out to attack Ellen White's character.
[ Attack Character Ellen Extremely Felt Helpful Her Insights Lord Material Mrs Out Prophetic Regarded Sister Some Thought Were White]
The sixties were characterized by a heady belief in instantaneous solutions.
[ Belief Characterized Heady Instantaneous Sixties Solutions 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!
[ Care Character Much Others Think Very]
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.
[ Change Character Come Creative Forever Fresh Good Great Hold Keep Personality Relationship Some Stuff Support Team Trying Up Writers]
The second draft is on yellow paper, that's when I work on characterizations. The third is pink, I work on story motivations. Then blue, that's where I cut, cut, cut.
[ Blue Cut Draft Motivations Paper Pink Second Story Then Third Where Work Yellow]
I always get inspiration from whatever characters say about my character.
[ Always Character Characters Get Inspiration Say Whatever]
I try to distinguish my characters from each other.
[ Characters Distinguish Each Other Try]
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?
[ Africa America Asia Boundaries Character Follower Leader Look Looking Malaysia Man Men Question Set Stand These]
All the characters in my books are imagined, but all have a bit of who I am in them - much like the characters in your dreams are all formed by who you are.
[ Am Bit Books Characters Dreams Formed Imagined Much Them Your]
No matter how heinous someone's behaviour, if you make them a comic character, you can't expect people to hate them.
[ Behaviour Character Comic Expect Hate Heinous How Make Matter Someone Them]
I think you need people of principle, of character, that are leaders, that take stands on important tough issues that will affect the future of this country.
[ Affect Character Country Future Important Issues Leaders Need Principle Stands Take Think Tough Will]
Of all the stars whom I worked with, I think Steve knew better what worked for him on the screen than any other. He had such a sense of what he could register, and that helped a lot in terms of shaping the character and the script.
[ Any Better Character Could Had Helped Him Knew Lot Other Register Screen Script Sense Shaping Stars Steve Such Terms Than Think Whom Worked]
I get to experiment with a lot of looks with my character so that's really fun for me. It's like getting to paint a new canvas everyday.
[ Canvas Character Everyday Experiment Fun Get Getting Looks Lot New Paint Really]
I'm a character actor at heart.
[ Actor Character Heart]
Of course there are big differences in length and character and vocabulary, but each level has its particular pleasures when it comes to the words one can use and the way one uses them.
[ Big Character Comes Course Differences Each Length Level Particular Pleasures Them Use Uses Vocabulary Way Words]
I get to play a great character while working with great actors and great directors on a great show.
[ Actors Character Directors Get Great Play Show While Working]
I have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so.
[ Actor Actually Allowed Available Big Care Certain Character Easier Ever Films Friends Happy Having Hollywood Lead Leading Men Only Place Play Projects Slip Someone Their Type Variety Wider]
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.
[ Alone Character Cultivated Happiness Moment Must Run Safely Thing Weeds Will]
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.
[ Affectation Character Everyone Learn Only Rather Smoke Smoker Stop Trying Weird Which]
This character feels so much like my brother. He has two children. He has a wife. He works with me. He chooses to stay in New Hampshire because he wants his kids to grow up in the school they started with. He doesn't want them to lose friends. He is his family's hero.
[ Because Brother Character Children Chooses Family Feels Friends Grow Hampshire Hero His Kids Lose Much New School Started Stay Them Two Up Want Wants Wife Works]
If a man's character is to be abused there's nobody like a relative to do the business.
[ Abused Business Character Man Nobody Relative]
How true Daddy's words were when he said: all children must look after their own upbringing. Parents can only give good advice or put them on the right paths, but the final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
[ Advice After Character Children Daddy Final Forming Give Good Hands How Lies Look Must Only Own Parents Paths Person Put Right Said Their Them True Upbringing Were Words]
It's like real life: We don't get a preview of what's coming up, thank God, and we don't build our own character from what we're going to be informed with in the future.
[ Build Character Coming Future Get God Going Informed Life Our Own Preview Real Thank Up]
Walking into a show when I was 16, at that time when it was the No. 1 hit show, and replacing a character comes with so many expectations. I felt a lot of pressure with that.
[ Character Comes Expectations Felt Hit Into Lot Many Pressure Replacing Show Time Walking]
The character of a people may be ruined by charity.
[ Character Charity May Ruined]
The medieval hall house was very primitive when it became the characteristic form of dwelling of the landowner of the Middle Ages.
[ Ages Became Characteristic Dwelling Form Hall House Medieval Middle Primitive Very]
George has only got to ring me. His imagination is so wonderful, I'd do any character he might create.
[ Any Character Create George Got His Imagination Might Only Ring Wonderful]
I think he is an extremely accessible character. In Data there is no potential for cruelty.
[ Accessible Character Cruelty Data Extremely Potential Think]
The more varied the characters, the better, as far as I'm concerned.
[ Better Characters Concerned Far More Varied]
The best thing about acting is that I get to lose myself in another character and actually get paid for it... It's a great outlet. I'm not really sure who I am - it seems I change every day.
[ Acting Actually Am Another Best Change Character Day Every Get Great Lose Myself Outlet Paid Really Seems Sure Thing]
When I begin a book, I inevitably discover many things along the way, about the characters, their past histories and the political intrigues that surround them. This discovery process is vital, and I would not prejudice it by deciding too much in advance.
[ Advance Along Begin Book Characters Deciding Discover Discovery Histories Inevitably Intrigues Many Much Past Political Prejudice Process Surround Their Them Things Too Vital Way Would]
It's not a pretty face, I grant you. But underneath its flabby exterior is an enormous lack of character.
[ Character Enormous Exterior Face Flabby Grant Lack Pretty Underneath]
It's a treat to portray a complex character. Besides... where else could I find a job where emotional outbursts and odd exclamations like 'Egad!', 'Narf!', 'Poit!', 'Splonk!' and 'Zort!' are allowed?
[ Allowed Besides Character Complex Could Else Emotional Find Job Odd Outbursts Portray Treat Where]
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?
[ Bother Character Could Different Exactly Excited Get Knew Playing Say Talking Ways Yourself]
I don't believe there is any character that one can play for that long and not bring a piece of you to it.
[ Any Believe Bring Character Long Piece Play]
I seem to be thinking rationally again in the style that is characteristic of scientists. However, this is not entirely a matter of joy as if someone returned from physical disability to good physical health.
[ Again Characteristic Disability Entirely Good Health However Joy Matter Physical Rationally Returned Scientists Seem Someone Style Thinking]
In hard-core science fiction in which characters are responding to a change in environment, caused by nature or the universe or technology, what readers want to see is how people cope, and so the character are present to cope, or fail to cope.
[ Caused Change Character Characters Cope Environment Fail Fiction Hard-Core How Nature Present Readers Responding Science See Technology Universe Want Which]
It is characteristic that this should take place just when it is becoming more and more clear to all who think about the matter, that technically and economically we have left the territorial state behind us.
[ Becoming Behind Characteristic Clear Economically Just Left Matter More Place Should State Take Technically Territorial Think Us]
I don't like to think that maybe I'm just getting old. I'm not too excited about watching a huge explosion. I'm more interested in people and characters.
[ Characters Excited Explosion Getting Huge Interested Just Maybe More Old Think Too Watching]
If there is a book that the script came from you have to read it, you have to see what you can get out of it: mood, back story and things that may not even be in the film. They kick off your imagination and broaden the character, I think.
[ Back Book Broaden Came Character Even Film Get Imagination Kick May Mood Off Out Read Script See Story Things Think Your]
Most artists like to think of themselves as rugged individualists, as independent characters.
[ Artists Characters Independent Individualists Most Rugged Themselves Think]
I'm a character actor, so I don't take the hit if the movie's bad, the lead does. So, I don't want to be the lead. He takes the hit, I don't.
[ Actor Bad Character Does Hit Lead Movie Take Takes Want]
There are many qualities that make a great leader. But having strong beliefs, being able to stick with them through popular and unpopular times, is the most important characteristic of a great leader.
[ Able Being Beliefs Characteristic Great Having Important Leader Make Many Most Popular Qualities Stick Strong Them Through Times Unpopular]
Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
[ Character Darkness Develops Photograph]
In general, I enjoy athletes who have a strong character who let their abilities speak for themselves.
[ Abilities Athletes Character Enjoy General Speak Strong Their Themselves]
So if you want to have a great video game-based movie you have to keep the mood of the game, use the normal character setup - but you have to flesh out the story and provide more background for the characters.
[ Background Character Characters Flesh Game Great Keep Mood More Movie Normal Out Provide Setup Story Use Video Want]
I've been blessed with some lovely scripts and a character that people could truly identify with. It's one of those surprises in life that makes you think, 'God was smiling on me that particular day.
[ Been Blessed Character Could Day God Identify Life Lovely Makes Particular Scripts Smiling Some Surprises Think Those Truly]
One of the things that characterizes good intellectual work is a certain self-importance.
[ Certain Characterizes Good Intellectual Self-Importance Things Work]
I'm always looking for a low-budget script with an interesting character to play.
[ Always Character Interesting Looking Low-Budget Play Script]
The first day was memorable for me. I walked into this studio with these giant eyes, slowly met everybody and got to see the story boards and sketches of our characters. I got the see the sets and was just amazed that all this was to be something we all were going to be part of for almost a year.
[ Almost Amazed Boards Characters Day Everybody Eyes First Giant Going Got Into Just Memorable Met Our Part See Sets Sketches Slowly Something Story Studio These Walked Were Year]
Perhaps, all writers walk such a line. In general - as we all do in our dreams - I believe I put something of myself into all the characters in my novels, male as well as female.
[ Believe Characters Dreams Female General Into Line Male Myself Novels Our Perhaps Put Something Such Walk Well Writers]
The only character I ever remember actually creating in a flash of inspiration was George Liquor. God planted that in my head in an instant.
[ Actually Character Creating Ever Flash George God Head Inspiration Instant Liquor Only Planted Remember]
Action is character.
[ Action Character]
Faith is deliberate confidence in the character of God whose ways you may not understand at the time.
[ Character Confidence Deliberate Faith God May Time Understand Ways Whose]
Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West, you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the characters.
[ Bible Characters Names Only Relationship Sacred Some Through Tradition West Whatever Your]
I think so, Silence of the Lambs was a great, suspenseful thriller and I would expect Red Dragon to be similar. And I think it's very character driven.
[ Character Dragon Driven Expect Great Lambs Red Silence Similar Suspenseful Think Thriller Very Would]
In God, the characteristics of men and women that we admire in men and women are combined. That's been a traditional Catholic teaching that God is the combination of opposites.
[ Admire Been Catholic Characteristics Combination Combined God Men Opposites Teaching Traditional Women]
All observers not laboring under hallucinations of the senses are agreed, or can be made to agree, about facts of sensible experience, through evidence toward which the intellect is merely passive, and over which the individual will and character have no control.
[ Agree Agreed Character Control Evidence Experience Facts Individual Intellect Laboring Made Merely Observers Over Passive Senses Sensible Through Toward Under Which Will]
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.
[ Acting Anything Character Essence Feel Get Got Haven Honesty Humanity Into Main Put Thing Within]
Once you've established where you are, you go to the character and elaborate on expressions and action.
[ Action Character Elaborate Established Expressions Go Once Where]
That's what I so admired about Johnny Cash and June Carter. Their music wasn't a big influence on me. It was their character, their individual styles, what they were like as people. They weren't afraid to stick out.
[ Admired Afraid Big Carter Cash Character Individual Influence Johnny June Music Out Stick Styles Their Were Weren]
I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex, bigger than life characters.
[ Bigger Characters Complex Life Picture Romantic Saw Sunrise Tequila Than]
Inside of all the makeup and the character and makeup, it's you, and I think that's what the audience is really interested in... you, how you're going to cope with the situation, the obstacles, the troubles that the writer put in front of you.
[ Audience Character Cope Front Going How Inside Interested Makeup Obstacles Put Really Situation Think Troubles Writer]
In terms of the character itself, I can't really say that I find anything really difficult. I enjoy the character so much I don't perceive difficulty in trying to be him. It's just a matter of how do we get there.
[ Anything Character Difficult Difficulty Enjoy Find Get Him How Itself Just Matter Much Perceive Really Say Terms Trying]
That's sort of what I like about this character is that he's not the good guy, he's not truly the bad guy.
[ Bad Character Good Guy Sort Truly]
I hope I shall possess firmness and virtue enough to maintain what I consider the most enviable of all titles, the character of an honest man.
[ Character Consider Enough Enviable Firmness Honest Hope Maintain Man Most Possess Shall Titles Virtue]
Slater's a big star and he's been in the business a long time. He's always in a good mood and easygoing but he takes his character very seriously.
[ Always Been Big Business Character Easygoing Good His Long Mood Seriously Star Takes Time Very]
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.
[ Cartoon Character Expect Go Gonna Home Just Money Out Picture Point Screw Show Take Up Where Your Yourself]
I think one of the coolest things about the job is the level of trust we have for each other. The actors fully trust that the writers will write amazing episodes, and the writers trust that the actors will follow their instincts with the characters.
[ Actors Amazing Characters Coolest Each Episodes Follow Fully Instincts Job Level Other Their Things Think Trust Will Write Writers]
It was amazing that during rehearsals, without any of the costume on, the character was there complete. It just happened. Half the time, I didn't know I was doing it.
[ Amazing Any Character Complete Costume Doing During Half Happened Just Know Rehearsals Time Without]
Each race (or variety) is characterized by a more or less distinct combination of inherited morphological, behavioral, physiological traits.
[ Behavioral Characterized Combination Distinct Each Inherited Less More Morphological Physiological Race Traits Variety]
Yes, I love playing cartoony characters. Been known for that.
[ Been Characters Known Love Playing Yes]
My only requirement for that first story was that there had to be a fight or an explosion on every page. Naturally, no one wanted to publish it, but I liked the character, did a few stories to keep my hand in.
[ Character Did Every Explosion Few Fight First Had Hand Keep Liked Naturally Only Page Publish Requirement Stories Story Wanted]
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.
[ Any Begin Characters Defects Dwell Engaging Gradually Harmless Length Little Mild Other Own Rather Seem Shortcomings Staring Things Time Whenever]
The Greeks already understood that there was more interest in portraying an unusual character than a usual character - that is the purpose of films and theatre.
[ Already Character Films Greeks Interest More Portraying Purpose Than Theatre Understood Unusual Usual]
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.
[ Allow Basically Being Character Characters Come Human Just Life Real Some Think Through Truth Your]
Yeah, I've always been accused of having a sense of mischief and I'm very flattered that you say you can see it in the roles I play, because I think that's important, even if I do play intense characters, like especially Christine Cagney.
[ Accused Always Because Been Cagney Characters Christine Especially Even Flattered Having Important Intense Mischief Play Roles Say See Sense Think Very Yeah]
I've never thought of my characters as being sad. On the contrary, they are full of life. They didn't choose tragedy. Tragedy chose them.
[ Being Characters Choose Chose Contrary Full Life Never Sad Them Thought Tragedy]
For TV I don't think I could have gotten a better part than Uncle Junior because of the intimacy of the character based on David Chase's brilliant writing.
[ Based Because Better Brilliant Character Chase Could David Gotten Intimacy Junior Part Than Think Tv Uncle Writing]
Normally, we see characters that have God complexes. How interesting, I thought, it would be to capitalize on that. And say, OK, well fine, you have a God complex, well this person has a Satan complex. And the doctor chooses to treat him scientifically.
[ Capitalize Characters Chooses Complex Complexes Doctor Fine God Him How Interesting Normally Ok Person Satan Say Scientifically See Thought Treat Well Would]
And the most important thing - apart from telling a good, believable story, and being a true character - is to be someone the audience will care about, even if you're playing a murderer or rapist.
[ Apart Audience Being Believable Care Character Even Good Important Most Murderer Playing Rapist Someone Story Telling Thing True Will]
Quite often my narrator or protagonist may be a man, but I'm not sure he's the more interesting character, or if the more complex character isn't the woman.
[ Character Complex Interesting Man May More Narrator Often Protagonist Quite Sure Woman]
There seems to be some perverse human characteristic that likes to make easy things difficult.
[ Characteristic Difficult Easy Human Likes Make Perverse Seems Some Things]
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
[ Achieved Another Character Earn Emotional Expression Greatest Joy Love Man Moral Paid Person Price Qualities Receives Reward Values Virtues Your]
Besides, it doesn't make any sense to have these characters living in the year 3000 when all their points of reference are from the pop culture of the 80's and the 90's.
[ Any Besides Characters Culture Living Make Points Pop Reference Sense Their These Year]
I am convinced, the way one plays chess always reflects the player's personality. If something defines his character, then it will also define his way of playing.
[ Also Always Am Character Chess Convinced Define Defines His Personality Player Playing Plays Reflects Something Then Way Will]
The most important thing is to just be good at what you do. You do a good job playing the character, and people will be taken up with your character, not your clothes.
[ Character Clothes Good Important Job Just Most Playing Taken Thing Up Will Your]
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.
[ Awful Because Character Did Glad Horrible Met Part Play Playing Sidney Want]
The characters are trapped within the lifestyle. It's about what goes on before the movie starts.
[ Before Characters Goes Lifestyle Movie Starts Trapped Within]
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.
[ Acting Actor Boring Character Famous Generally Intention Just Less Life Means Person Pressure Pretty Rich Which Will Would Your]
The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will.
[ Assurance Characteristic Commonplace Hour Impose Itself Knowing Mind Proclaim Rights Them Wherever Will]
And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice.
[ Acting Been Characters Define Did Differently Miami Say Than Vice Years]
We pledge to fight the dark forces high in the counsels of the Republican Party which have made political capital out of the techniques of character assassination by innuendo.
[ Assassination Capital Character Counsels Dark Fight Forces High Innuendo Made Out Party Pledge Political Republican Techniques Which]
The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
[ Balanced Character Faith Foundation Honesty Integrity Love Loyalty Stones Success]
The measure of a man's real character is what he would do if he knew he would never be found out.
[ Character Found Knew Man Measure Never Out Real Would]
It would have shown people that I was prepared to do that kind of work, although I find myself in a position now where I don't really need to and I could pick and choose the kind of characters I'd like to do.
[ Although Characters Choose Could Find Kind Myself Need Now Pick Position Prepared Really Shown Where Work Would]
I used to watch dailies and felt I had to keep on top of the character, but I don't feel that any more.
[ Any Character Dailies Feel Felt Had Keep More Top Used Watch]
There is no index of character so sure as the voice.
[ Character Index Sure Voice]
We know that communication must be hampered, and its form largely determined, by the unconscious but inevitable influence of a transmitting mechanism, whether that be of a merely mechanical or of a physiological character.
[ Character Communication Determined Form Hampered Inevitable Influence Know Largely Mechanical Mechanism Merely Must Physiological Transmitting Unconscious Whether]
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.
[ Character Deep Emotion Feels Go Into Life Memory Mix Must Own Sad Vault]
The most characteristic mark of a great mind is to choose some one important object, and pursue it for life.
[ Characteristic Choose Great Important Life Mark Mind Most Object Pursue Some]
I'd rather go back to waitressing than play a character that I hate.
[ Back Character Go Hate Play Rather Than Waitressing]
Whatever you may think of Mrs. Clinton as a character, I think she believes quite strongly in public service.
[ Believes Character Clinton May Mrs Public Quite Service She Strongly Think Whatever]
My character is somebody who is smaller in stature and yet who's strong, so to see the fighting situations between people who are not generally thought of being strong is in itself unusual and therefore interesting, I think.
[ Being Between Character Fighting Generally Interesting Itself See Situations Smaller Somebody Stature Strong Therefore Think Thought Unusual Yet]
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.
[ Black Character Early Lot Lyrical Most Mountain Poems Poet Seem Those Traditional Very Voice]
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.
[ Actually Against Character Characters Did Different Feel Get Movie Myself Order Play Put Really Restraining Someone Think Try Would]
On the contrary, the characteristic element of the present situation is that economic questions have finally and irrevocably invaded the domain of public life and politics.
[ Characteristic Contrary Domain Economic Element Finally Invaded Irrevocably Life Politics Present Public Questions Situation]
If anything characterizes the cultural life of the seventies in America, it is an insistence on preventing failures of communication.
[ America Anything Characterizes Communication Cultural Failures Insistence Life Preventing Seventies]
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
[ Aspect Calm Calmness Itself Power Strength]
I would say that playing this character has caused me to think about a lot of things. He's always questioning himself and trying to get back to something he lost touch with and trying to find forgiveness. Everybody struggles with these things to some extent in their life.
[ Always Back Caused Character Everybody Extent Find Forgiveness Get Himself Life Lost Lot Playing Questioning Say Some Something Struggles Their These Things Think Touch Trying Would]
I said, 'Wouldn't it be great if Matt Damon's character fell in love with a girl with a real butt?' They were like, 'Yeah sure, sure - here's your personal trainer.'
[ Character Damon Fell Girl Great Here Love Matt Personal Real Said Sure Trainer Were Yeah Your]
I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books.
[ Anything Books Character Feature Get Him His Kind Life Literary Little Lot Really Scripts Sent Understand Victorian Which]
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.
[ Argue Because Character Favorite Friends Hours Impartial Jury Such Their Thing Web]
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.
[ Albert Both Built Character Comes Especially Had Her Home Important Introduction Kitchen Meant Much Right Sets Visit Which Your]
I read the script and try not to bring anything personal into it. I make notes, talk to the director and we decide what kinds of shades should be in the character.
[ Anything Bring Character Decide Director Into Kinds Make Notes Personal Read Script Shades Should Talk Try]
My first duty to write a gripping yarn. Second is to convey credible characters who make you feel what they feel. Only third comes the idea.
[ Characters Comes Convey Credible Duty Feel First Gripping Idea Make Only Second Third Write Yarn]
It is common to distinguish necessaries, comforts, and luxuries; the first class including all things required to meet wants which must be satisfied, while the latter consist of things that meet wants of a less urgent character.
[ Character Class Comforts Common Consist Distinguish First Including Latter Less Luxuries Meet Must Necessaries Required Satisfied Things Urgent Wants Which While]
What is overriding that and most important is that readers generally are interested in a good character. They might be more comfortable with Harry because they think they know him, but they always seem willing to give somebody new a chance.
[ Always Because Chance Character Comfortable Generally Give Good Harry Him Important Interested Know Might More Most New Overriding Readers Seem Somebody Think Willing]
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.
[ Ability Being Characters Every Give Him His Human Hundreds Identities Living Names Other Personalities Relate Separate Skin Talent Their Them Under Writer]
Prison make you a better judge of character. You pick up on people much faster.
[ Better Character Faster Judge Make Much Pick Prison Up]
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. Government
[ Bubonic Character Extraordinarily Fact Ideologies Necessary Plague Political Powerful Proof Realities Reality Regarded Social Tangible Their Vitally Would]
Acting is a very personal process. It has to do with expressing your own personality, and discovering the character you're playing through your own experience - so we're all different.
[ Acting Character Different Discovering Experience Expressing Own Personal Personality Playing Process Through Very Your]
If I take care of my character, my reputation will take care of me.
[ Care Character Reputation Take Will]
If I'm really considering doing film from now on then that is the smart thing to do, or you can go either way. You can just do the same character over and over again and make a different comedy like over and over again.
[ Again Character Comedy Considering Different Doing Either Film Go Just Make Now Over Really Same Smart Then Thing 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.
[ Alternatives Always Between Bring Characteristic Chosen Decide Decision Excellence Forced Fore Issues Make Man Momentous Strong Them Themselves Weak]
Oftentimes what happens is that the writer understands one character, but they don't understand the other one, and the other one ends up not being written as well.
[ Being Character Ends Happens Oftentimes Other Understand Understands Up Well Writer Written]
The ability to make love frivolously is the chief characteristic which distinguishes human beings from beasts.
[ Ability Beasts Beings Characteristic Chief Distinguishes Human Love Make Which]
I always want to know what's wrong with you, why you ain't smiling. That's just my character; I just love people and want to see people having a good time.
[ Always Character Good Having Just Know Love See Smiling Time Want Why Wrong]
I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y'know?
[ Character Deal Jacket Kid Know Leather Motorcycles Playing Rides Tough]
Sometimes I can't get out of the character because the story is very intense.
[ Because Character Get Intense Out Sometimes Story Very]
The man I lived with is a Christian, so I would talk to him about it. What would this person do in the Bible? What's the story around this person? Generally, when people talk about characters in the Bible, there's one thing they're known for, like Job.
[ Around Bible Characters Christian Generally Him Job Known Lived Man Person Story Talk Thing Would]
The man that makes a character, makes foes.
[ Character Foes Makes Man]
I am positive that flexibility is a feminine characteristic.
[ Am Characteristic Feminine Flexibility Positive]
I want to do a little bit of everything. I love sci-fi. I think it's more the characters that draw me towards things. I like strong women. I'm very interested in futuristic stuff, anything.
[ Anything Bit Characters Draw Everything Futuristic Interested Little Love More Sci-Fi Strong Stuff Things Think Towards Very Want Women]
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
[ Carbon Character Man Persistence Steel]
Indian names were either characteristic nicknames given in a playful spirit, deed names, birth names, or such as have a religious and symbolic meaning.
[ Birth Characteristic Deed Either Given Indian Meaning Names Nicknames Playful Religious Spirit Such Symbolic Were]
Science cannot tell theology how to construct a doctrine of creation, but you can't construct a doctrine of creation without taking account of the age of the universe and the evolutionary character of cosmic history.
[ Account Age Cannot Character Construct Cosmic Creation Doctrine Evolutionary History How Science Taking Tell Theology Universe Without]
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.
[ Aspects Based Characters Chicago Combinations Degree Dirty Dragon Friend Good Had Indianapolis Knew Known Own Personality Puppet Some Someone Weird Were]
Shamelessness is a wonderful part of the character.
[ Character Part Wonderful]
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.
[ Always Another Believed Characters Each Emulate Films Hang Other Out Some Warmth Way 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.
[ Believe Characters First Gay Just Kind Know Light Showing Shows Those Time True Were Where]
I mean I tried to transform myself through characters throughout my career.
[ Career Characters Mean Myself Through Throughout Transform Tried]
I have my ethics and morals. I have my anchor point of what is right and wrong in real life, but I'm not afraid to entertain any and every aspect of personality in relationship to creating a character.
[ Afraid Anchor Any Aspect Character Creating Entertain Ethics Every Life Morals Personality Point Real Relationship Right Wrong]
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.
[ Actress Anna Character Day Every Judge Life Myself Person Play Want]
Plots and character don't make life. Life is here and now, anytime you say the word, anytime you let her rip.
[ Anytime Character Her Here Life Make Now Plots Rip Say Word]
So I just play the character, I play the lines.
[ Character Just Lines Play]
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.
[ Character Contrary Examine Inwards Ourselves Persons See Should Them Think Turn Worth]
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
[ Another Baseness Character Country Every Form Littleness Mankind Mocks Name Nation National Nations Only Other Particular Perversity Right Take Which]
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.
[ Audience Back Black Body Character Come Female Give Hear Home Jump Love More Pass Proven Ship Sisters Terms Time True Usually Will Work Your]
The restriction of studies of human intellect and character to studies of conscious states was not without influence on a scientific studies of animal psychology.
[ Animal Character Conscious Human Influence Intellect Psychology Restriction Scientific States Studies 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.
[ Because Been Character Different Drastically Ego Energy Important Just Make Need Performance Similar Too Would]
That's what makes a character interesting from an actor's perspective - the more screwed up, the better.
[ Actor Better Character Interesting Makes More Perspective Screwed Up]
Why should every single character be an honor student who goes around helping others and never doing anything wrong? Is that like the rule or something?
[ Anything Around Character Doing Every Goes Helping Honor Never Others Rule Should Single Something Student Why Wrong]
The relationship between reader and characters is very difficult. It is even more peculiar than the relationship between the writer and his characters.
[ Between Characters Difficult Even His More Peculiar Reader Relationship Than Very Writer]
The only problem with the way they do my character is that they have her get redeemed too early.
[ Character Early Get Her Only Problem Redeemed Too Way]
I thought he was an interesting central figure, central character, one who is definitely not your typical central character figure in a film, who's easy to like. He's not easy to like. It forces you to involve yourself with what's going on.
[ Central Character Definitely Easy Figure Film Forces Going Interesting Involve Thought Typical Your Yourself]
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.
[ Back Chance Changed Character Convinced Exceptional Far Line Make Now Ordinary Out Party Really Say Something Take Think Us Very Will Winning]
The trick is to try and justify every word on the page and make sure my character is the man who would say that.
[ Character Every Justify Make Man Page Say Sure Trick Try Word Would]
The Swords were still interesting but by then a cast of characters had started to appear and go on from book to book, and other things about the world began to feel constricting. And there were other things I wanted to do, so I closed the series up and stopped it.
[ Appear Began Book Cast Characters Closed Feel Go Had Interesting Other Series Started Still Stopped Swords Then Things Up Wanted Were World]
Acting allows me to explore new worlds, to discover characters by delving into their lives, and ultimately to become someone else entirely.
[ Acting Allows Become Characters Delving Discover Else Entirely Explore Into Lives New Someone Their Ultimately Worlds]
Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing.
[ Character Development Education Given Knowledge Outstripped Rather Than Today Upbringing Young]
I find it very hard to sit down and create an idea or especially a new character on command. Usually my characters evolve by accident out of some story context.
[ Accident Character Characters Command Context Create Down Especially Evolve Find Hard Idea New Out Sit Some Story Usually Very]
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.
[ Action Any Been Cautious Century Character Court Criticism Decidedly Expressing First Governmental Half High Independence Judges Judiciary Point Subordinate Timidity]
If you're doing a large, complicated character with radio controls, it might take a number of people several months to make it and if you're talking about a quick little hand puppet, it could be made in 2 days, so there's enormous range there, and no real easy generalities.
[ Character Complicated Controls Could Days Doing Easy Enormous Generalities Hand Large Little Made Make Might Months Number Puppet Quick Radio Range Real Several Take Talking]
People are always defining and re-defining music. My style of playing has been characterized as smooth jazz and acid jazz. I listen as I play; I'm not caught up in defining the type of music I play.
[ Acid Always Been Caught Characterized Defining Jazz Listen Music Play Playing Smooth Style Type Up]
I created the characters from what I read in the script. I decided how I should talk, accent, no accent, my own voice, or a created voice. Then, I visualize what I should look like.
[ Accent Characters Created Decided How Look Own Read Script Should Talk Then Visualize Voice]
It was a challenge to be able to create a character without being able to use one's normal set of expressions. All the rubber and makeup attached to your face left you with only a modest range of facial movements.
[ Able Attached Being Challenge Character Create Expressions Face Facial Left Makeup Modest Movements Normal Only Range Rubber Set Use Without Your]
I start with the story, almost in the old campfire sense, and the story leads to both the characters, which actors should best be cast in this story, and the language. The choice of words, more than anything else, creates the feeling that the story gives off.
[ Actors Almost Anything Best Both Campfire Cast Characters Choice Creates Else Feeling Gives Language Leads More Off Old Sense Should Start Story Than Which Words]
How I would describe my characters is absolutely different from how I would describe myself.
[ Absolutely Characters Describe Different How Myself Would]
So much of it is the design of the shot or the motion of the character; it's the work you do so that it has the same things that are in the movie. In just a few frames it's got to communicate something clearly and dramatically.
[ Character Clearly Communicate Design Dramatically Few Frames Got Just Motion Movie Much Same Shot Something Things Work]
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.
[ Acting Been Character Crap Done Five Focus Good How Maybe Movies Perceive Rest Seriousness Think Universe Up Will Work Years Your]
When you are developing a character you have to bring so much of yourself to the role.
[ Bring Character Developing Much Role Yourself]
Portraying emotionally ill characters gives me the chance to really act.
[ Act Chance Characters Emotionally Gives Ill Portraying Really]
I like the character roles. Somewhere back there I really came to the conclusion in my mind that the difference between acting and stardom was major. And that if you become a star, people are going to go to see you. If you remain an actor, they're going to go and see the story you're in.
[ Acting Actor Back Become Between Came Character Conclusion Difference Go Going Major Mind Really Remain Roles See Somewhere Star Stardom Story]
I especially object to having my character assassinated by reference to events from my past which bear absolutely no relationship to the question of who the anthrax killer is.
[ Absolutely Anthrax Assassinated Bear Character Especially Events Having Killer Object Past Question Reference Relationship Which]
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.
[ Characters Female Half Kids Planet Populated See Should Showing Taking Up Very Which Women World]
Character and fate are two words for the same thing.
[ Character Fate Same Thing Two Words]
Where was Paris Hilton a year ago? She's a fabulous character to write about.
[ Ago Character Fabulous Hilton Paris She Where Write Year]
Black leadership has to recognize that principles more than speech, character more than a claim, is greater in advancing the cause of our liberation than what has transpired thus far.
[ Advancing Black Cause Character Claim Far Greater Leadership Liberation More Our Principles Recognize Speech Than Thus]
The distinguishing characteristics of mind are of a subjective sort; we know them only from the contents of our own consciousness.
[ Characteristics Consciousness Contents Distinguishing Know Mind Only Our Own Sort Subjective Them]
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.
[ Acquired Characteristics Contribute Departure Fact Human Natural Nature Peace Point Process Reaction Result Savage State War Which While Wish]
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.
[ Between Character Complete Consumerism Difference Ethics Film Hope Lack Message Obsession Repulsed Saying Will]
If we had any nerve at all, if we had any real balls as a society, or whatever you need, whatever quality you need, real character, we would make an effort to really address the wrongs in this society, righteously.
[ Address Any Balls Character Effort Had Make Need Nerve Quality Real Really Righteously Society Whatever Would Wrongs]
I've never really understood that. It's a funny thing; people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow-that to me is kind of inexplicable.
[ Accuse Characters Condescending Funny Inexplicable Kind Never Our Really Sometimes Thing Understood Us]
In order to fully realise our aspirations, we must create in the masses of the people the sense of sacrifice and responsibility that has been the characteristic of the anarchist movement throughout its historic development in Spain.
[ Anarchist Aspirations Been Characteristic Create Development Fully Historic Masses Movement Must Order Our Realise Responsibility Sacrifice Sense Spain Throughout]
I had a blast, but I still wonder sometimes why they saw me as the perfect guy for this strange character.
[ Blast Character Guy Had Perfect Saw Sometimes Still Strange Why Wonder]
When I'm writing a woman character, I don't think, 'What would a woman do?' I just think, 'What would this character do in this situation?'
[ Character Just Situation Think Woman Would Writing]
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.
[ Books Characters Delight Doing Know Lot Perverse Precisely Self-Destructive Take Thing Urge Wrong]
A great novel is concerned primarily with the interior lives of its characters as they respond to the inconvenient narratives that fate imposes on them. Movie adaptations of these monumental fictions often fail because they become mere exercises in interior decoration.
[ Adaptations Because Become Characters Concerned Decoration Exercises Fail Fate Fictions Great Imposes Inconvenient Interior Lives Mere Monumental Movie Narratives Novel Often Primarily Respond Them These]
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
[ Character Critically Education Function Goal Intelligence Intensively Plus Teach Think True]
I worked on my voice for Sweet Dreams, but only to match my speaking voice to Patsy's actual singing voice. That was my way into that character.
[ Actual Character Dreams Into Match Only Patsy Singing Speaking Sweet Voice Way Worked]
The mask of the character was already written into the show, but I actually lobbied for a denser and more complete mask than they initially considered.
[ Actually Already Character Complete Considered Denser Initially Into Mask More Show Than Written]
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
[ Cannot Character Conduct Form Know Laws Right Your]
The heart and soul of network programming is series programming, the weekly repetition of characters you like having in your house.
[ Characters Having Heart House Network Programming Repetition Series Soul Weekly Your]
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.
[ Been Character Finn Huckleberry Kind Liked More Played Really Tom Tune Would]
Our character is basically a composite of our habits. Because they are consistent, often unconcious patterns, they constantly, daily, express our character.
[ Basically Because Character Composite Consistent Constantly Daily Express Habits Often Our Patterns]
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.
[ Any Characters Difficult Female Great Lived Long Maybe Met Monastery Mystery Never Talk Them Think Women Would Writing]
Character, to me, is the life's blood of fiction.
[ Blood Character Fiction Life]
Character is what you have left when you've lost everything you can lose.
[ Character Everything Left Lose Lost]
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.
[ Actor Again Character Come Door Down Knocking Needed Now Offers Old Only Those]
Technique is of less interest than character and story.
[ Character Interest Less Story Technique Than]
I wish I were a character actor. Of course, if I played hockey without a mask, I could become one.
[ Actor Become Character Could Course Hockey Mask Played Were Wish Without]
Character is what a man is in the dark.
[ Character Dark Man]
Internationalism on the other hand admits that spiritual achievements have their roots deep in national life; from this national consciousness art and literature derive their character and strength and on it even many of the humanistic sciences are firmly based.
[ Achievements Admits Art Based Character Consciousness Deep Derive Even Firmly Hand Humanistic Internationalism Life Literature Many National Other Roots Sciences Spiritual Strength Their]
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.
[ Call Characters Could Except Impersonations Live Night Really Saturday Thing Voices Weird]
As technology advances, it reverses the characteristics of every situation again and again. The age of automation is going to be the age of 'do it yourself.'
[ Advances Again Age Automation Characteristics Every Going Reverses Situation Technology Yourself]
A toothache, or a violent passion, is not necessarily diminished by our knowledge of its causes, its character, its importance or insignificance.
[ Causes Character Diminished Importance Insignificance Knowledge Necessarily Our Passion Toothache Violent]
The film was made in 1973. It was a golden time for people to experiment without risking, for example, AIDS. Today one has to be so much more careful and I don't think a character like that could exist now.
[ Aids Careful Character Could Example Exist Experiment Film Golden Made More Much Now Risking Think Time Today Without]
A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock.
[ After Character Formed Half Person Till Wedlock]
I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.
[ Build Character Everything Go Happens Hard Life Making Much Person Reason Regrets Stronger Think Through Times]
I'd love to do a character with a wife, a nice little house, a couple of kids, a dog, maybe a bit of singing, and no guns and no killing, but nobody offers me those kind of parts.
[ Bit Character Couple Dog Guns House Kids Killing Kind Little Love Maybe Nice Nobody Offers Parts Singing Those Wife]
I probably read 100 times more than I write, but that way when I move my characters through it, I know.
[ Characters Know More Move Probably Read Than Through Times Way Write]
It is hard to describe the thrill of creative joy which the artist feels when the conviction seizes her that at last she has caught the very soul of the character she wishes to portray, in the music and action which reveal it.
[ Action Artist Caught Character Conviction Creative Describe Feels Hard Her Joy Last Music Portray Reveal Seizes She Soul Thrill Very Which Wishes]
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.
[ Actor Being Bombs Career Character Great Hurt Movie Rest Shoulders Thing Won Your]
Storylines are how characters create the plots involved in their stories.
[ Characters Create How Involved Plots Stories Storylines Their]
To give a character life in a short space of time, it helps if you arrive on screen with a past.
[ Arrive Character Give Helps Life Past Screen Short Space Time]
I'm so into playing different characters, even when I was on Nickelodeon. I just observe.
[ Characters Different Even Into Just Nickelodeon Observe Playing]
Television provides the opportunity for an ongoing story - the opportunity to meld the cast and the characters and a world, and to spend more time there.
[ Cast Characters More Ongoing Opportunity Provides Spend Story Television Time World]
I played a lot of character parts in school.
[ Character Lot Parts Played School]