Quotations that match 'character'.

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]
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]
The true index of a man's character is the health of his wife. Marriage
[ Character Health His Index Man True Wife]
I'm not an actress who can create a character. I play me.
[ Actress Character Create Play]
Style is the image of character.
[ Character Image Style]
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]
I wanted to invent myself as a fictional character. And I did, and it has caused a great deal of confusion.
[ Caused Character Confusion Deal Did Fictional Great Invent Myself Wanted]
High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.
[ Aims Bring Characters Form Great High Minds Objects Out]
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]
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]
You asked what is the secret of a really good sketch. And it is a sketch is a small play. It's got a beginning, and a middle and an end. It should have a plot; it should have the characters, conflict. It is a little play. And in it, will be funny stuff.
[ Asked Beginning Characters Conflict End Funny Good Got Little Middle Play Plot Really Secret Should Sketch Small Stuff Will]
But because it was able to balance that kind of humor with a sweet story and characters you really rooted for and also got across the girls' point of view, I've heard nothing but great things from younger and older females as well.
[ Able Across Also Balance Because Characters Females Girls Got Great Heard Humor Kind Nothing Older Point Really Rooted Story Sweet Things View Well Younger]
I played a lot of character parts in school.
[ Character Lot Parts Played School]
I've been allowed to develop my own character, which I'm still working on.
[ Allowed Been Character Develop Own Still Which Working]
Playing a character who's dealing not only with a superpower but having a normal relationship is easy to associate with, because I feel that everyone has been through it.
[ Associate Because Been Character Dealing Easy Everyone Feel Having Normal Only Playing Relationship Superpower Through]
Take characters that Nicholson or De Niro play: they're not always tough.
[ Always Characters De Nicholson Niro Play Take Tough]
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]
Having your own character in a video game is pretty cool.
[ Character Cool Game Having Own Pretty Video Your]
I'm always looking for a low-budget script with an interesting character to play.
[ Always Character Interesting Looking Low-Budget Play Script]
A discrete series is a series of terms each of which is empirically derived, each one of which is empirically true. And this is the reason for the fragmentary character of those poems.
[ Character Derived Discrete Each Empirically Fragmentary Poems Reason Series Terms Those True Which]
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]
Martial arts is not about fighting; it's about building character.
[ Arts Building Character Fighting Martial]
I think being mean to people in high school is healthy. It's sort of like you're in this situation with all these other kids and sometimes you need to get your aggression out. And if you'd had people be mean to you before, it really does build character.
[ Aggression Before Being Build Character Does Get Had Healthy High Kids Mean Need Other Out Really School Situation Sometimes Sort These Think Your]
I don't think you can discriminate against budgets, you know? I'm an actor, I guess, so I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can. If there's a character I think I can play, and they're going to let me do it, I'll do it whether it's $10 or $1 million or more.
[ Actor Against Budgets Character Characters Discriminate Going Guess Just Know Many Million More Play Think Trying Whether]
You can't take a character anywhere they don't expect the character to go. But within those confines is where creativity lies.
[ Anywhere Character Confines Creativity Expect Go Lies Take Those Where Within]
Jude has a very different character. It is not the cradle of Christianity, or of the assembly on earth: it is its decay and its death here below. It does not keep its first estate.
[ Assembly Below Character Christianity Cradle Death Decay Different Does Earth Estate First Here Jude Keep Very]
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]
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]
We regard intelligence as man's main characteristic and we know that there is no superiority which intelligence cannot confer on us, no inferiority for which it cannot compensate.
[ Cannot Characteristic Compensate Confer Inferiority Intelligence Know Main Man Regard Superiority Us Which]
For me it's always about first impressions. I trust my instincts. I love to prepare if it's something that requires training. But I don't like to prepare the psychology too much. I enjoy the psychology of the character but I work better from a first impression.
[ Always Better Character Enjoy First Impression Impressions Instincts Love Much Prepare Psychology Requires Something Too Training Trust Work]
This is not a showman's job. I will not step out of character.
[ Character Job Out Step Will]
When you consider that you're a character that doesn't speak, but you've still got to react to the other actors, you've got to make a noise of some kind.
[ Actors Character Consider Got Kind Make Noise Other React Some Speak Still]
I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new.
[ Battered Brand Character New Old Prefer Rather Things]
My characters always like themselves.
[ Always Characters Themselves]
Fortunately, there is a sane equilibrium in the character of nations, as there is in that of men.
[ Character Equilibrium Fortunately Men Nations Sane]
Surmounting difficulty is the crucible that forms character.
[ Character Crucible Difficulty Forms Surmounting]
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]
I think the main thing was that the character couldn't speak in regular language, so he had to be mimed.
[ Character Had Language Main Regular Speak Thing Think]
The moment seemed right to me for a full and, if possible, authoritative portrait of the life and character of the Prince of Wales.
[ Authoritative Character Full Life Moment Portrait Possible Prince Right Seemed Wales]
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
[ Character Imagination Needful Society Solitude Wholesome]
Because power corrupts, society's demands for moral authority and character increase as the importance of the position increases.
[ Authority Because Character Corrupts Demands Importance Increase Increases Moral Position Power Society]
We must consider the distinctive characters and the general nature of plants from the point of view of their morphology , their behavior under external conditions, their mode of generation, and the whole course of their life.
[ Behavior Characters Conditions Consider Course Distinctive External General Generation Life Mode Morphology Must Nature Plants Point Their Under View Whole]
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've gone very far, far away, but my character keeps me close to home.
[ Away Character Close Far Gone Home Keeps Very]
There's so much of, it could have been a very critical examination of what happened, and really the emotional lives of the people involved sort of carry the characters forward.
[ Been Carry Characters Could Critical Emotional Examination Forward Happened Involved Lives Much Really Sort Very]
I feel like I'm the most well-adjusted character on the show, even though I'm sure the other actors would tell you the same thing about their characters.
[ Actors Character Characters Even Feel Most Other Same Show Sure Tell Their Thing Though Well-Adjusted Would]
I want to spend my time exploring the characters we've already got here. I want to give them more time to shine before the team gets to have 400 members.
[ Already Before Characters Exploring Gets Give Got Here Members More Shine Spend Team Them Time Want]
There's never been any game plan or thread through my career. It's just happened that I've ricocheted from one interesting character to another.
[ Another Any Been Career Character Game Happened Interesting Just Never Plan Thread Through]
All the parts I get offered are character and comedy parts, and I probably wouldn't get them if I had a different face. So I'm glad I have a comedy face.
[ Character Comedy Different Face Get Glad Had Offered Parts Probably Them]
And the nice thing about writing a novel is you take your time, you sit with the character sometimes nine years, you look very deeply at a situation, unlike in real life when we just kind of snap something out.
[ Character Deeply Just Kind Life Look Nice Nine Novel Out Real Sit Situation Snap Something Sometimes Take Thing Time Unlike Very Writing Years Your]
Overall, the challenge of leadership is both moral and one of developing the characteristics that make us respected by one another.
[ Another Both Challenge Characteristics Developing Leadership Make Moral Overall Respected Us]
Here in New England, the character is strong and unshakable.
[ Character England Here New Strong Unshakable]
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]
I had to focus and create a character in Bagger Vance, not just do my 'Will Smith' thing and get paid.
[ Character Create Focus Get Had Just Paid Smith Thing Will]
Shy and proud men are more liable than any others to fall into the hands of parasites and creatures of low character. For in the intimacies which are formed by shy men, they do not choose, but are chosen.
[ Any Character Choose Chosen Creatures Fall Formed Hands Intimacies Into Liable Low Men More Others Parasites Proud Shy Than Which]
My goal was just to work regularly. I didn't ever expect to be rich or famous. I wanted to be a working character actor.
[ Actor Character Ever Expect Famous Goal Just Regularly Rich Wanted Work Working]
Even among the married, sexual satisfaction must not be sought in a way which disregards man's character as a person and degrades him to the animal level.
[ Among Animal Character Degrades Disregards Even Him Level Man Married Must Person Satisfaction Sexual Sought Way Which]
There was one very special scene at the end of the film. My character, Zhao Di, has been sick. She wakes up and her mother tells her that the man she loves has come back from the city and had spent the day by her bedside.
[ Back Bedside Been Character City Come Day Di End Film Had Her Loves Man Mother Scene She Sick Special Spent Tells Up Very Wakes]
I suppose meeting people whether it's in real life and actually shaking their flesh and blood hand or shaking the mystical hand of the character all rub off on you in some way.
[ Actually Blood Character Flesh Hand Life Meeting Mystical Off Real Rub Shaking Some Suppose Their Way Whether]
I've worked all my life to shed myself of any character.
[ Any Character Life Myself Shed Worked]
Wealth stays with us a little moment if at all: only our characters are steadfast, not our gold.
[ Characters Gold Little Moment Only Our Stays Steadfast Us Wealth]
When I'm writing a novel, I'm dealing with a double life. I live in the present at the same time that I live in the past with my characters. It is this that makes a novelist so eccentric and unpleasant.
[ Characters Dealing Double Eccentric Life Live Makes Novel Novelist Past Present Same Time Unpleasant Writing]
Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
[ Basis Character Happiness Sanction]
Only God Himself fully appreciates the influence of a Christian mother in the molding of character in her children. Mom
[ Appreciates Character Children Christian Fully God Her Himself Influence Molding Mother Only]
The head writer loves that my character is a boor.
[ Character Head Loves Writer]
I go through a whole process with the actors first, building and creating characters, then I encourage them to sort of live in that character when they're in the screen.
[ Actors Building Character Characters Creating Encourage First Go Live Process Screen Sort Them Then Through Whole]
Aaron Echolls is one of the best characters that I've ever played.
[ Aaron Best Characters Ever Played]
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]
I'm a happy-go-lucky character. I'm not that miserable. But I can never let anyone into my world.
[ Anyone Character Happy-Go-Lucky Into Miserable Never World]
I think people throughout the world identify with my characters.
[ Characters Identify Think Throughout World]
Weird, but sometimes I feel more like my cartoon character than I do Lizzie because she's a little more edgy and snappy.
[ Because Cartoon Character Edgy Feel Little More She Snappy Sometimes Than Weird]
Through his mastery of storytelling techniques, he has managed to separate his character, in the public mind, from his actions as president. He has, in short, mesmerized us with that steady gaze.
[ Actions Character Gaze His Managed Mastery Mesmerized Mind President Public Separate Short Steady Storytelling Techniques Through Us]
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]
For in 1900 all electromagnetic radiation of longer wavelengths was already known at least to the extent that one could not seek in it the more striking characteristics of X-rays such as, for example, the strong penetrating power.
[ Already Characteristics Could Electromagnetic Example Extent Known Least Longer More Penetrating Power Radiation Seek Striking Strong Such Wavelengths X-Rays]
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]
It is the food which you furnish to your mind that determines the whole character of your life.
[ Character Determines Food Furnish Life Mind Which Whole Your]
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]
When you do rap albums, you got to train yourself. You got to constantly be in character.
[ Albums Character Constantly Got Rap Train Yourself]
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]
Two things I do well in books are sex and violence, but I don't want gratuitous sex or violence. The sex and violence are only as graphic as need be. And never included unless it furthers the plot or character development.
[ Books Character Development Furthers Graphic Gratuitous Included Need Never Only Plot Sex Things Two Unless Violence Want Well]
You, the actor, must be aware of when you're being funny, but the character you're playing should always be oblivious to the fact.
[ Actor Always Aware Being Character Fact Funny Must Oblivious Playing Should]
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]
I... had guys on the set who didn't like me... they weren't interested in the cold character.
[ Character Cold Guys Had Interested Set Weren]
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]
We have gotten away from this double aspect of either putting the character back into historical events or of making a historical event of his very life.
[ Aspect Away Back Character Double Either Event Events Gotten His Historical Into Life Making Putting Very]
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]
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 sometimes feel like I could do another job. Anything. Maybe because as an actress you're playing different characters, everything feels possible.
[ Actress Another Anything Because Characters Could Different Everything Feel Feels Job Maybe Playing Possible Sometimes]
Sometimes you have to go places with characters and emotions within yourself you don't want to do, but you have a duty to the story and as a storyteller to do it.
[ Characters Duty Emotions Go Places Sometimes Story Storyteller Want Within Yourself]
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]
I think every leading man wants to be a character actor, and every character actor wants to be a leading man.
[ Actor Character Every Leading Man Think Wants]
Property may be destroyed and money may lose its purchasing power; but, character, health, knowledge and good judgement will always be in demand under all conditions.
[ Always Character Conditions Demand Destroyed Good Health Judgement Knowledge Lose May Money Power Property Purchasing Under Will]
A man's character always takes its hue, more or less, from the form and color of things about him.
[ Always Character Color Form Him Hue Less Man More Takes Things]
I consider myself a character actor.
[ Actor Character Consider Myself]
Now I am an old hag, I get to play much more interesting characters.
[ Am Characters Get Hag Interesting More Much Now Old Play]
As far as anybody in the rap game ever tryin' to assassinate my character, that's impossible. You talkin' about a man who has always walked the walk and talked the talk.
[ Always Anybody Assassinate Character Ever Far Game Impossible Man Rap Talk Talked Talkin Tryin Walk Walked]
The movies I've made at a certain time of my life were exactly right for the stage of my life, the frame of mind I was in at the time. Each character I've had to play has been me in that time in my life.
[ Been Certain Character Each Exactly Frame Had Life Made Mind Movies Play Right Stage Time Were]
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]
The more I get to do this character, the more I realize that she's not just annoying. It's that her strength is not interacting with people socially. She just doesn't have time because she has so much going on in her brain.
[ Annoying Because Brain Character Get Going Her Interacting Just More Much Realize She Socially Strength Time]
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]
In Halloween, I viewed the characters as simply normal teenagers. Laurie, Jamie Lee's character, was shy and somewhat repressed. And Michael Myers, the killer, is definitely repressed. They have certain similarities.
[ Certain Character Characters Definitely Halloween Jamie Killer Laurie Lee Michael Myers Normal Repressed Shy Similarities Simply Somewhat Teenagers Viewed]
Duke came to us. They volunteered to come to us and made a number of suggestions to some people on my staff. I don't know how I would characterize them, but there have been some discussions going back and forth between Duke and members of my staff.
[ Back Been Between Came Characterize Come Discussions Duke Forth Going How Know Made Members Number Some Staff Suggestions Them Us Volunteered Would]
For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance characters as part of my series.
[ Characters Example Greek Part Renaissance Roman Series Strong Using]
Obsession led me to write. It's been that way with every book I've ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge.
[ Become Been Book Challenge Characters Completely Consumed Desire Ever Every Led Meet Obsession Theme Way Write Written]
Persistence is to the character of man as carbon is to steel.
[ Carbon Character Man Persistence Steel]
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]
When I first started acting, I started in opera and had a great desire to play grand, tragic characters. I got sidetracked in musical theater and ended up doing a lot of comedy.
[ Acting Characters Comedy Desire Doing Ended First Got Grand Great Had Lot Musical Opera Play Sidetracked Started Theater Tragic Up]
Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures.
[ Awful Bishop Character Even Every Figures Last Literature Movie Much Pope Portrayed Practically Shows These Western Years]
Movies are open doors, and at every door, I change character and life.
[ Change Character Door Doors Every Life Movies Open]
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]
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
[ Big Character Enough Life Take]
It is the addition of strangeness to beauty that constitutes the romantic character in art.
[ Addition Art Beauty Character Constitutes Romantic Strangeness]
I'm very excited to see where the characters and their relationships go. But in the end, it really boils down to the people who have more power than me, who control the money.
[ Boils Characters Control Down End Excited Go Money More Power Really Relationships See Than Their Very Where]
A man's character is his guardian divinity.
[ Character Divinity Guardian His Man]
Character is like a tree and reputation like a shadow. The shadow is what we think of it; the tree is the real thing.
[ Character Real Reputation Shadow Thing Think Tree]
It's why you create characters: so you can argue with yourself.
[ Argue Characters Create Why Yourself]
I always try to find something I admire about every character I play.
[ Admire Always Character Every Find Play Something Try]
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]
Roddenberry had created quite a complex and at times mysterious character. Guarded, cautious, careful in showing his feelings in expressing his ideas about many things - I found that very interesting.
[ Careful Cautious Character Complex Created Expressing Feelings Found Guarded Had His Ideas Interesting Many Mysterious Quite Showing Things Times Very]
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]
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 much prefer playing the bad guys. I think they are always the most interesting characters. I liken it to painting: if you're playing the good guy, you get three colors: red, white and blue. But if you're the bad guy, you get the whole palette.
[ Always Bad Blue Characters Colors Get Good Guy Guys Interesting Liken Most Much Painting Palette Playing Prefer Red Think Three White Whole]
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]
Well, usually when I finish one character, I'm looking for a role that's really different.
[ Character Different Finish Looking Really Role Usually Well]
I don't live that much with the character. I find it hard enough having to spend so many hours with the character during the day.
[ Character Day During Enough Find Hard Having Hours Live Many Much Spend]
Bad things do happen; how I respond to them defines my character and the quality of my life. I can choose to sit in perpetual sadness, immobilized by the gravity of my loss, or I can choose to rise from the pain and treasure the most precious gift I have - life itself.
[ Bad Character Choose Defines Gift Gravity Happen How Immobilized Itself Life Loss Most Pain Perpetual Precious Quality Respond Rise Sadness Sit Them Things Treasure]
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
[ Beyond Character Climb His Limitations Man Out Own]
I am myself for a living. I don't animate a character.
[ Am Animate Character Living Myself]
It seems like there's a lot of people who just do not understand satire. They think it's weird. There's people who just don't understand you portray something or just explore a character, it means you're condoning it, saying this is the way to live.
[ Character Explore Just Live Lot Means Portray Satire Saying Seems Something Think Understand Way Weird]
I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress.
[ Across Assuming Awful Because Came Characters Directors Dress Got Hollywood Kind Sleep Some Status Then Things Trying Way Will]
We're always trailing, as far as the amount of roles that are written for us and the films that are being made that have black characters in them. I don't know if that's going to change.
[ Always Amount Being Black Change Characters Far Films Going Know Made Roles Them Trailing Us Written]
There's this sense of excitement because you invent and control the characters. You decide whether they live or die. I find this type of creative process tremendously stimulating.
[ Because Characters Control Creative Decide Die Excitement Find Invent Live Process Sense Stimulating Tremendously Type Whether]
Our Nation is in great need of young men and women of character to lead in every arena of our society.
[ Arena Character Every Great Lead Men Nation Need Our Society Women Young]
Our characters were antiseptic but we weren't. And if you remember what we did on BATMAN, as the scripts were written very funny, we played them very straight.
[ Batman Characters Did Funny Our Played Remember Scripts Straight Them Very Were Weren Written]
I'd like to be known for my character.
[ Character Known]
Just as the bird sings or the butterfly soars, because it is his natural characteristic, so the artist works.
[ Artist Because Bird Butterfly Characteristic His Just Natural Sings Soars Works]
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]
A clown's makeup and character, that's all he has to sell. He loves and believes in that character.
[ Believes Character Clown Loves Makeup Sell]
They really stay just characters to me. I look at them, and I don't see always the same person up there. And hopefully, people will see that too. Because it's very easy to bore people, and that's a killer. So hopefully that won't happen.
[ Always Because Bore Characters Easy Happen Hopefully Just Killer Look Person Really Same See Stay Them Too Up Very Will Won]
But I used to have a bit of a gambling problem. And that would have been the answer to my prayers. It got worse when I started playing this character, too.
[ Answer Been Bit Character Gambling Got Playing Prayers Problem Started Too Used Worse Would]
006 was such an interesting character and the film really explored his friendship with Bond and how it all went wrong, so it was a very personal journey for both characters.
[ Bond Both Character Characters Explored Film Friendship His How Interesting Journey Personal Really Such Very Went Wrong]
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]
Characters are an extreme form in Shakespeare's theater.
[ Characters Extreme Form Shakespeare Theater]
My first character was Mr. Toad.
[ Character First Mr Toad]
When I owned the theater, I had the Glen Miller Orchestra. I had 20 girls singing and dancing. I had a cast of characters. It was a big group production, as well as ushers, ticket takers.
[ Big Cast Characters Dancing Girls Glen Group Had Miller Orchestra Owned Production Singing Takers Theater Ticket Ushers Well]
I love the tradition of Dickens, where even the most minor walk-on characters are twitching and particular and alive.
[ Alive Characters Dickens Even Love Minor Most Particular Tradition Twitching Where]
Homer's whole language, the language in which he lived, the language that he breathed, because he never saw it, or certainly those who formed his tradition never saw it, in characters on the pages. It was all on the tongue and in the ear.
[ Because Breathed Certainly Characters Ear Formed His Homer Language Lived Never Pages Saw Those Tongue Tradition Which Whole]
I am more spontaneous than my character.
[ Am Character More Spontaneous Than]
Everyone in those days expected that art students were wild, licentious characters. We didn't know how to be, but we sure were anxious to learn.
[ Anxious Art Characters Days Everyone Expected How Know Learn Students Sure Those Were Wild]
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]
In Endless Quest books, you start the plot, and the character has to make choices. Then you have to write one choice over here, one choice over there. The author might get one or two choices out.
[ Author Books Character Choice Choices Endless Get Here Make Might Out Over Plot Quest Start Then Two Write]
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]
Technique is of less interest than character and story.
[ Character Interest Less Story Technique Than]
What gives it its human character is that the individual through language addresses himself in the role of the others in the group and thus becomes aware of them in his own conduct.
[ Addresses Aware Becomes Character Conduct Gives Group Himself His Human Individual Language Others Own Role Them Through Thus]
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]
It's about avoiding reality through various escape routes that become addictions and lead to Hell. My character is addicted to television, chocolate, coffee, to her dream of her son, which has no basis in reality.
[ Addicted Addictions Avoiding Basis Become Character Chocolate Coffee Dream Escape Hell Her Lead Reality Routes Son Television Through Various Which]
I've done it with Broadcast News-where there was no finish line, there was no agenda that I had to move all the characters to this point, that I was sort of open to what happens.
[ Agenda Broadcast Characters Done Finish Had Happens Line Move Open Point Sort]
I consider myself fortunate that I've been able to find a character that people have responded to.
[ Able Been Character Consider Find Fortunate Myself Responded]
People of all countries have the right to choose their own social system and road to development in the light of their national conditions and characteristics.
[ Characteristics Choose Conditions Countries Development Light National Own Right Road Social System Their]
Let me go over this again on the reclaiming the civil rights movement. People of faith that believe that you have an equal right to justice - that is the essence. And if it's not the essence, then we've been sold a pack of lies. The essence is everyone deserves a shot - the content of character, not the color of skin.
[ Again Been Believe Character Civil Color Content Deserves Equal Essence Everyone Faith Go Justice Lies Movement Over Pack Right Rights Shot Skin Sold Then]
I like working closely with artists. I think that's very important in fantasy and science fiction - the visual aspect of the worlds and the characters.
[ Artists Aspect Characters Closely Fantasy Fiction Important Science Think Very Visual Working Worlds]
Star Trek characters never go shopping.
[ Characters Go Never Shopping Star Trek]
It was tough to try to be serious in front of Halle Berry and Pierce Brosnan with all this stuff in my face. There's never been a character that's looked this extreme.
[ Been Berry Character Extreme Face Front Halle Looked Never Pierce Serious Stuff Tough Try]
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]
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]
I love the creating part of taking on a character. It is fun to be another person and create what it would be like to be that person.
[ Another Character Create Creating Fun Love Part Person Taking Would]
For the source of any characteristic so widespread and uniform as this adaptation to environment we must go back to the very beginning of the human race.
[ Adaptation Any Back Beginning Characteristic Environment Go Human Must Race Source Uniform Very Widespread]
They did that little thing on South Park, and they mentioned my name and had a character of me judging a Halloween contest. It was really funny.That made me the coolest aunt on earth.
[ Aunt Character Contest Coolest Did Earth Funny Had Halloween Judging Little Made Mentioned Name Park Really South Thing]
If I wrote a play with four characters every single one of them would talk like me regardless of age or sex.
[ Age Characters Every Four Play Regardless Sex Single Talk Them Would Wrote]
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]
And from my character's point-of-view in Ravenous, he had been collected by Robert Carlyle's character, he had become infected by this ravenous, cannibalistic power, and he was making the best of it.
[ Become Been Best Character Collected Had Infected Making Power Ravenous Robert]
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]
We can build new housing while preserving the quality and character of adjacent residential districts and ensuring infill development strengthens the surrounding neighborhood.
[ Build Character Development Districts Ensuring Housing Neighborhood New Preserving Quality Residential Strengthens Surrounding While]
I was thinking about what I wanted to write next, after my first novel, and had decided that I wanted to write a story with a lot of strong female characters in it.
[ After Characters Decided Female First Had Lot Next Novel Story Strong Thinking Wanted Write]
Character is more important than talent.
[ Character Important More Talent Than]
I am most proud of the development of the characters as personalities that game players could relate to and care about.
[ Am Care Characters Could Development Game Most Personalities Players Proud Relate]
It is easier to influence strong than weak characters in life.
[ Characters Easier Influence Life Strong Than Weak]
People who work on the user interface side need to have empathy as a key characteristic. But if you are writing device drivers you don't really need to understand humans so well.
[ Characteristic Device Drivers Empathy Humans Interface Key Need Really Side Understand User Well Work Writing]
I take little bits and pieces of ideas that I may or may not believe in but I give them to this character and he runs with them. I have fun with however he handles the situation.
[ Believe Bits Character Fun Give Handles However Ideas Little May Pieces Runs Situation Take Them]
I'll look at the script and I'll try to find as many books, movies, and pieces of music that I think are going to feed each scene or the character as a whole.
[ Books Character Each Feed Find Going Look Many Movies Music Pieces Scene Script Think Try Whole]
You know, I always got offered other stuff. Not the romantic leads, obviously. But very often it's a role that's underwritten, where the character has no personality at all. And they need a character actor who can fill it in.
[ Actor Always Character Fill Got Know Leads Need Obviously Offered Often Other Personality Role Romantic Stuff Very Where]
You can't just trust to luck; you have to really listen to what that character is telling you.
[ Character Just Listen Luck Really Telling Trust]
I think the qualities I look for in a girl I'd like to be my girlfriend would be the way Lindsay's character is before she becomes a plastic. Very real.
[ Becomes Before Character Girl Girlfriend Lindsay Look Plastic Qualities Real She Think Very Way Would]
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]
The only difference is that religion is much better organised and has been around much longer, but it's the same story with different characters and different costumes.
[ Around Been Better Characters Costumes Difference Different Longer Much Only Organised Religion Same Story]
Thrillers have been traditionally very masculine books; the women characters often rather decorative.
[ Been Books Characters Decorative Masculine Often Rather Thrillers Traditionally Very Women]
I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much.
[ Always Am Character Depiction Direction Interested More Much Performance Says]
I was a little bit wary of playing Nicholas. In the script, which I think is true of the novel and the film, he's the only character not singing and dancing in a musical style. Playing someone who is the personification of good is a little difficult.
[ Bit Character Dancing Difficult Film Good Little Musical Nicholas Novel Only Personification Playing Script Singing Someone Style Think True Wary Which]
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]
When I started off with Trainspotting, it was the way the characters came to me. That's how they sounded to me. It seemed pretentious to sound any other way. I wasn't making any kind of political statement.
[ Any Came Characters How Kind Making Off Other Political Pretentious Seemed Sound Sounded Started Statement Way]
The democratic and pedestrian character of the new Mass itself seems to invite the ditties that pass for hymns these days.
[ Character Days Democratic Ditties Hymns Invite Itself Mass New Pass Pedestrian Seems These]
The more you are known, the more difficult it is to hide behind characters.
[ Behind Characters Difficult Hide Known More]
The Dalmatian breed of dog has many primitive characteristics.
[ Breed Characteristics Dog Many Primitive]
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]
To the indefinite, uncertain mind of the American radical the most contradictory ideas and methods are possible. The result is a sad chaos in the radical movement, a sort of intellectual hash, which has neither taste nor character.
[ American Chaos Character Contradictory Hash Ideas Indefinite Intellectual Methods Mind Most Movement Neither Nor Possible Radical Result Sad Sort Taste Uncertain Which]
Some people thought we were presenting Archie as a false character. President Nixon thought we were making a fool out of a good man.
[ Archie Character False Fool Good Making Man Nixon Out Presenting President Some Thought Were]
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]
I think people are sexy when they have a sense of humor, when they are smart, when they have some sense of style, when they are kind, when they express their own opinions, when they are creative, when they have character.
[ Character Creative Express Humor Kind Opinions Own Sense Sexy Smart Some Style Their Think]
There are mystically in our faces certain characters which carry in them the motto of our souls, wherein he that cannot read A, B, C may read our natures.
[ Cannot Carry Certain Characters Faces May Motto Natures Our Read Souls Them Wherein Which]
I had an obsession that I was male characters from movies.
[ Characters Had Male Movies Obsession]
When you are developing a character you have to bring so much of yourself to the role.
[ Bring Character Developing Much Role Yourself]
One of the ways I think I gain fodder for characters is by watching people.
[ Characters Fodder Gain Think Watching Ways]
Money is always on its way somewhere. What you do with it while it is in your keeping and the direction you send it in say much about you. Your treatment of and respect for money, how you make it, and how you spend it, reflect your character.
[ Always Character Direction How Keeping Make Money Much Reflect Respect Say Send Somewhere Spend Treatment Way While Your]
I don't understand that, because I think that what people like most about the show is that they recognize themselves in the characters and their problems, so the more believable the family is, the more we can draw the audience in.
[ Audience Because Believable Characters Draw Family More Most Problems Recognize Show Their Themselves Think Understand]
When you go in and do a cool, small character, it feels less like work and more like fun.
[ Character Cool Feels Fun Go Less More Small Work]
The foolish and wicked practice of profane cursing and swearing is a vice so mean and low that every person of sense and character detests and despises it.
[ Character Cursing Despises Detests Every Foolish Low Mean Person Practice Profane Sense Swearing Vice Wicked]
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]
Fiction is about intimacy with characters, events, places.
[ Characters Events Fiction Intimacy Places]
I do think that it's extremely important with this character show her assuming power with a great deal of grace, and find out how to do things she won't like - the things she's called upon to do.
[ Assuming Called Character Deal Extremely Find Grace Great Her How Important Out Power She Show Things Think Upon Won]
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]
You have very accurately described the difficulty of presenting my books on film: many of my characters are alone most of the time, and when they do talk, what they say is mostly lies. That can make for a pretty confusing film.
[ Accurately Alone Books Characters Confusing Described Difficulty Film Lies Make Many Most Mostly Presenting Pretty Say Talk Time Very]
You have to find something there that relates to the characters and reality on some level.
[ Characters Find Level Reality Relates Some Something]
My character is meant to know nothing about rap, and not to like it very much, but I know about it, because my kids make me listen to it. There's some rap I do like very much. I like Eminem, Blackalicious.
[ Because Character Eminem Kids Know Listen Make Meant Much Nothing Rap Some Very]
I'll be working the rest of my life because I'm a character actor and don't have to worry about box office.
[ Actor Because Box Character Life Office Rest Working Worry]
The story follows the whole family. But pretty much all the characters who are in jail have written a book about it, so you've got their perspective of it, however skewed they want you to see it.
[ Book Characters Family Follows Got However Jail Much Perspective Pretty See Skewed Story Their Want Whole Written]
I brought my personality and sense of wonder and I think they wrote as much of my personality as they could. I do not go around kicking butt and saving the universe all the time but they tried to capture me as best as they could in the character.
[ Around Best Brought Capture Character Could Go Kicking Much Personality Saving Sense Think Time Tried Universe Wonder Wrote]
When you're working with a smaller budget I suppose one of the things that has to be in your mind when you are writing is that you have to keep the characters down to a minimum.
[ Budget Characters Down Keep Mind Minimum Smaller Suppose Things Working Writing Your]
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]
Well, rather than to give you my impression on Los Angeles, per se, my older sister's husband is and American, therefore I have a pretty good idea of the, perhaps the characteristics of Americans in general.
[ American Americans Angeles Characteristics General Give Good Husband Idea Impression Los Older Per Perhaps Pretty Rather Se Sister Than Therefore Well]
I'd love to play a gangster but I think people might say I looked a bit too young and cheeky to play a character who'd just blown someones head off!
[ Bit Blown Character Gangster Head Just Looked Love Might Off Play Say Think Too Young]
She's a very charismatic character, and she holds the whole play together.
[ Character Charismatic Holds Play She Together Very Whole]
I just want the opportunity to continue to do great films, play great characters and work with great people.
[ Characters Continue Films Great Just Opportunity Play Want Work]
Away with that folly that her rights would be detrimental to her character - that if she were recognized as the equal to a man she would cease to be a woman!
[ Away Cease Character Detrimental Equal Folly Her Man Recognized Rights She Were Woman Would]
For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are slow to acknowledge that they have changed, even for the better.
[ Acknowledge Better Changed Characters Even Hold Immutable Our Own Slow Such Vanity]
Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence.
[ Become Characteristic Chief Displacing Incompetence Journalism Laziness]
I don't think, there's no possible way for me, anyway, to play a character that I haven't found some sort of sublime compassion for and I related to Deborah on a way that almost, initially, almost in a way maybe someone in the audience might.
[ Almost Anyway Audience Character Compassion Found Haven Initially Maybe Might Play Possible Related Some Someone Sort Sublime Think Way]
Before there was any talk of a movie, people would sometimes ask me what actors I would imagine playing these characters. And the only thing I could ever say is: I have such a clear idea of these characters that they'd have to play themselves.
[ Actors Any Ask Before Characters Clear Could Ever Idea Imagine Movie Only Play Playing Say Sometimes Such Talk Themselves These Thing Would]
If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished.
[ American Character Handout Impoverished Itself Permanent Route Take Will]
The American character looks always as if it had just had a rather bad haircut, which gives it, in our eyes at any rate, a greater humanity than the European, which even among its beggars has an all too professional air.
[ Air Always American Among Any Bad Beggars Character European Even Eyes Gives Greater Had Haircut Humanity Just Looks Our Professional Rate Rather Than Too Which]
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]
Character is power. Power
[ Character Power]
Poverty is the schoolmaster of character.
[ Character Poverty Schoolmaster]
As you get older and ease your way into being a character actor you have to be comfortable with where you are in life and career, and I'm very comfortable with what I'm doing - working on projects I'm proud of.
[ Actor Being Career Character Comfortable Doing Ease Get Into Life Older Projects Proud Very Way Where Working 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]
Every article on these islands has an almost personal character, which gives this simple life, where all art is unknown, something of the artistic beauty of medieval life.
[ Almost Art Article Artistic Beauty Character Every Gives Islands Life Medieval Personal Simple Something These Unknown Where Which]
Philosophy is tested and characterised by the way in which it appropriates its history.
[ Characterised History Philosophy Tested Way Which]
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]
The right way is not always the popular and easy way. Standing for right when it is unpopular is a true test of moral character.
[ Always Character Easy Moral Popular Right Standing Test True Unpopular Way]
A university's essential character is that of being a center of free inquiry and criticism - a thing not to be sacrificed for anything else.
[ Anything Being Center Character Criticism Else Essential Free Inquiry Sacrificed Thing University]
A lot of male actors are method actors and they become the characters which they both were.
[ Actors Become Both Characters Lot Male Method Were Which]
History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
[ Between Character Circumstances Encounter History Record]
In the Emperor's New Clothes, they got a different celebrity to do each voice. They drew up a picture of each character and then each actor wrote their own part.
[ Actor Celebrity Character Clothes Different Drew Each Emperor Got New Own Part Picture Their Then Up Voice Wrote]
I wanted to show how a man of sensitive and noble character, born for religion, comes to throw off the orthodoxies of his day and moment, and to go out into the wilderness where all is experiment, and spiritual life begins again.
[ Again Begins Born Character Comes Day Experiment Go His How Into Life Man Moment Noble Off Out Religion Sensitive Show Spiritual Throw Wanted Where Wilderness]
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]
If you could choose one characteristic that would get you through life, choose a sense of humor. Humor
[ Characteristic Choose Could Get Humor Life Sense Through Would]
The most important thing for a young man is to establish a credit... a reputation, character.
[ Character Credit Establish Important Man Most Reputation Thing Young]
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]
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]
In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's and let his perceptions take over.
[ Character Could Ego His Novel Over Perceptions Take]
Many great horror stories are period pieces and English actors have a facility for historic characters.
[ Actors Characters English Facility Great Historic Horror Many Period Pieces Stories]
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]
The level of potential physical productivity of a society depends on both the development of the intellect of its members, and a minimal standard of both demographic characteristics and of consumption.
[ Both Characteristics Consumption Demographic Depends Development Intellect Level Members Minimal Physical Potential Productivity Society Standard]
I couldn't do any of my other characters, you know? But I could have done the lady. Church Lady's Malibu Beach party is an idea I have for a movie, too. Yes.
[ Any Beach Characters Church Could Done Idea Know Lady Malibu Movie Other Party Too Yes]
Note too that a faithful study of the liberal arts humanizes character and permits it not to be cruel.
[ Arts Character Cruel Faithful Liberal Note Permits Study Too]
Character, in the long run, is the decisive factor in the life of an individual and of nations alike.
[ Alike Character Decisive Factor Individual Life Long Nations Run]
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]
As we celebrate President Reagan's remarkable career and historic legacy, we also celebrate a man of strong character, deep conviction, unforgettable charm, and wonderful wit.
[ Also Career Celebrate Character Charm Conviction Deep Historic Legacy Man President Reagan Remarkable Strong Unforgettable Wit Wonderful]
This character's entirely invented, and the woman that I interviewed wouldn't recognize herself, or really anything about herself, in this book, which she hasn't read, because she doesn't read English.
[ Anything Because Book Character English Entirely Hasn Herself Interviewed Invented Read Really Recognize She Which Woman]
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]
Character, I am sure, lies in the genes.
[ Am Character Genes Lies Sure]
Action is character.
[ Action Character]
I'm a character actor, and I made a choice when I was young, after 'Mystic Pizza', not to go for the mainstream stuff, and to do a more eclectic kind of route.
[ Actor After Character Choice Eclectic Go Kind Made Mainstream More Mystic Pizza Route Stuff Young]
Mother Firefly is the kind of character I've always wanted to play. She's larger than life, terribly tragic, and capable of a lot of love.
[ Always Capable Character Kind Larger Life Lot Love Mother Play She Terribly Than Tragic Wanted]
Our immigration system is a broken system that needs to be fixed. We need reform that provides hardworking people of good character with a real path towards citizenship.
[ Broken Character Citizenship Fixed Good Hardworking Immigration Need Needs Our Path Provides Real Reform System Towards]
It's hard to leave behind scenes and characters I am in love with.
[ Am Behind Characters Hard Leave Love Scenes]
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]
I would like to think that I'm more different from my character than I am.
[ Am Character Different More Than Think Would]
I am in no mood to be deceived any longer by the crafty devil and false character whose greatest pleasure is to take advantage of everyone.
[ Advantage Am Any Character Crafty Deceived Devil Everyone False Greatest Longer Mood Pleasure Take Whose]
I found my niche as a character actor, and I've never felt like a movie star or teen idol and never wanted to.
[ Actor Character Felt Found Idol Movie Never Niche Star Teen Wanted]
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
[ Character Doors Keep Only Open Personality Them]
The decline of manners, the cynical pursuit without shame or restraint of personal advantage and of money characterizes our times, not without exceptions, of course, but more than we ought to be comfortable with.
[ Advantage Characterizes Comfortable Course Cynical Decline Exceptions Manners Money More Ought Our Personal Pursuit Restraint Shame Than Times Without]
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]
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]
Take the hardcore gamers. The characters are way more real in the world of hardcore gamers who have played the game for hundreds of hours. They have the movie in their heads, they've built it on their own. These guys are always very disappointed in the movies.
[ Always Built Characters Disappointed Game Gamers Guys Hardcore Heads Hours Hundreds More Movie Movies Own Played Real Take Their These Very Way World]
I try to bring elements of my own personality to every character I've played, but I think I'm pretty similar to the character I'm playing now. The biggest departure would have to have been Freaks and Geeks Sara, who was this sort of subordinate and shy girl.
[ Been Biggest Bring Character Departure Elements Every Freaks Geeks Girl Now Own Personality Played Playing Pretty Shy Similar Sort Subordinate Think Try Would]
With Altman, he does discuss everything with you, but then leaves you to it and gives you full rein and lets you improvise and create a character while the camera is rolling.
[ Altman Camera Character Create Discuss Does Everything Full Gives Improvise Leaves Lets Rein Rolling Then While]
In words are seen the state of mind and character and disposition of the speaker.
[ Character Disposition Mind Seen Speaker State Words]
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]
Cycles of shortage and surplus characterize the entire history of oil.
[ Characterize Cycles Entire History Oil Shortage Surplus]
When sex is necessary for the plot of a book, or a character development, then I don't shy away from it. Why should I?
[ Away Book Character Development Necessary Plot Sex Should Shy Then Why]
I mean one of the basic rules when you're acting is that you mustn't stand in judgement on a character, you mustn't say Hitler was a bad man because you can't act in that way.
[ Act Acting Bad Basic Because Character Hitler Judgement Man Mean Mustn Rules Say Stand Way]
If I like the story and it's well written, and it's a character I want to play and they'll pay me, then I decide to do it.
[ Character Decide Pay Play Story Then Want Well Written]
A man's character is his fate.
[ Character Fate His Man]
I demonstrated the characteristics of experimental fever. It appears after an incubation period which is never less than five days. It follows the same pattern as natural fever in man, but is of shorter duration and less pronounced.
[ After Appears Characteristics Days Demonstrated Duration Experimental Fever Five Follows Less Man Natural Never Pattern Period Pronounced Same Shorter Than Which]
I like playing flawed characters, people who aren't perfect.
[ Characters Flawed Perfect Playing]
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]
Before I thought there was a common denominator between my films - as if all my characters were sisters - but I'm not so sure now.
[ Before Between Characters Common Denominator Films Now Sisters Sure Thought Were]
A conventional playwright tries to tell you more about the characters than they know about themselves.
[ Characters Conventional Know More Playwright Tell Than Themselves Tries]
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]
It may, however, be said that the level of experience to which concepts are inapplicable cannot yield any knowledge of a universal character, for concepts alone are capable of being socialized.
[ Alone Any Being Cannot Capable Character Concepts Experience However Knowledge Level May Said Socialized Universal Which Yield]
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]
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]
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]
I would like any type of character that I could be creative with and totally delve into.
[ Any Character Could Creative Delve Into Totally Type Would]
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]
I think that my main criticism in that book was directed at the general assumption that adaptation characterizes populations and species, rather than simply the individuals in the populations and species.
[ Adaptation Assumption Book Characterizes Criticism Directed General Individuals Main Populations Rather Simply Species Than Think]
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 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]
It allows you to say things that sound very dramatic and get away with it. If you had characters in modern fiction say the same things as they're driving down the street in an Oldsmobile they'd sound ludicrous!
[ Allows Away Characters Down Dramatic Driving Fiction Get Had Ludicrous Modern Same Say Sound Street Things Very]
I actually then went on to direct an after-school special where one of the characters was deaf. They hired me without even knowing I had any connection to the community.
[ Actually After-School Any Characters Community Connection Deaf Direct Even Had Hired Knowing Special Then Went Where Without]
I think all actors are supposed to be character actors.
[ Actors Character Supposed Think]
You cannot dream yourself into a character; you must hammer and forge yourself one.
[ Cannot Character Dream Forge Hammer Into Must Yourself]
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.
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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]
The only hope of socialism resides in those who have already brought about in themselves, as far as is possible in the society of today, that union between manual and intellectual labor which characterizes the society we are aiming at.
[ Aiming Already Between Brought Characterizes Far Hope Intellectual Labor Manual Only Possible Resides Socialism Society Themselves Those Today Union Which]
In order for American Pie to have worked, you have to have a character who, even while he is humping a pie, the audience still likes.
[ American Audience Character Even Humping Likes Order Pie Still While Worked]
America is a country that seems forever to be toddler or teenager, at those two stages of human development characterized by conflict between autonomy and security.
[ America Autonomy Between Characterized Conflict Country Development Forever Human Security Seems Stages Teenager Those Toddler Two]
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]
If I'm doing my job as an actor, the audience knows everything I know about the character.
[ Actor Audience Character Doing Everything Job Know Knows]
Ancestor worship, or filial piety so characteristic of Asian cultures, for example, does not really resonate with Americans who favor children, not grandparents.
[ Americans Ancestor Asian Characteristic Children Cultures Does Example Favor Filial Grandparents Piety Really Resonate Worship]
If you look at the game and everything, it's not quite like looking at an animated film, because that's total character. This, this is really movement, but it's got funny little things if you look for the humor. They're actually getting to the character.
[ Actually Animated Because Character Everything Film Funny Game Getting Got Humor Little Look Looking Movement Quite Really Things Total]
I've sort of dealt with the characters' lives more; particularly the women characters.
[ Characters Dealt Lives More Particularly Sort Women]
I think character is permanent, and issues are transient.
[ Character Issues Permanent Think Transient]
Life is the most versatile thing under the sun; and in the pursuit of life and character the author who works in a groove works in blinkers.
[ Author Blinkers Character Groove Life Most Pursuit Sun Thing Under Versatile Works]
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]
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]
Heart is what drives us and determines our fate. That is what I need for my characters in my books: a passionate heart. I need mavericks, dissidents, adventurers, outsiders and rebels, who ask questions, bend the rules and take risks.
[ Adventurers Ask Bend Books Characters Determines Dissidents Drives Fate Heart Mavericks Need Our Outsiders Passionate Questions Rebels Risks Rules Take Us]
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]
There were time when I was into method acting that I did have moments of residual character emotions, because the method bases your emotional responses as a character on emotional experiences from your real life.
[ Acting Bases Because Character Did Emotional Emotions Experiences Into Life Method Moments Real Residual Responses Time Were Your]
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]
My characters aren't losers. They're rebels. They win by their refusal to play by everyone else's rules.
[ Characters Else Everyone Losers Play Rebels Refusal Rules Their Win]
I don't know why, but I respond well to tortured characters.
[ Characters Know Respond Tortured Well Why]
I loved playing Go Go, because the character's so extreme. And she's pretty close to my real character. Especially the fact that she liked her sword with a lot of accessories.
[ Accessories Because Character Close Especially Extreme Fact Go Her Liked Lot Loved Playing Pretty Real She Sword]
In the forty years of the people's republic, some of the worst historical traits were preserved in our people. These included even the common characteristics developed in the economic reality of the time of partitions in the 17th and 18th centuries.
[ Centuries Characteristics Common Developed Economic Even Forty Historical Included Our Partitions Preserved Reality Republic Some These Time Traits Were Worst Years]
Our first scene is sort of a reunion between the X-Men characters, which establishes everyone's relationship to one another, sort of like a recap for all those who have forgotten since the last movie.
[ Another Between Characters Establishes Everyone First Forgotten Last Movie Our Relationship Reunion Scene Since Sort Those Which X-Men]
Character, to me, is the life's blood of fiction.
[ Blood Character Fiction Life]
Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character. Legal
[ Authority Character Foundation Lawful Manly Obedience]
A second characteristic of our time is the prevalence of nationalism. This is still spreading, affecting new communities, more peripheral regions and so-called backward peoples.
[ Affecting Backward Characteristic Communities More Nationalism New Our Peoples Peripheral Prevalence Regions Second So-Called Spreading Still Time]
None of my characters are rich or famous, and the situations they find themselves in could happen to anyone.
[ Anyone Characters Could Famous Find Happen None Rich Situations Themselves]
So you eat, you sleep, and then this wonderful child comes out, but you don't feel like you have any control over that process, over her, over her character and who she is.
[ Any Character Child Comes Control Eat Feel Her Out Over Process She Sleep Then Wonderful]
We really enjoy entertaining our children with characters. We'll act out all of The Wizard of Oz together.
[ Act Characters Children Enjoy Entertaining Our Out Oz Really Together Wizard]
The language fictional characters use is chosen for effect, at least if the author is concentrating.
[ Author Characters Chosen Concentrating Effect Fictional Language Least Use]
I had no intention of pursuing either the characters or the setting further.
[ Characters Either Further Had Intention Pursuing Setting]
Oh, that character was light years away from me. I'm not debonair. I'm not suave. I did wear tight pants, though, because I found out that it worked.
[ Away Because Character Did Found Light Oh Out Pants Though Tight Wear Worked Years]
You can't have virtue without sin. What I'm after is having my characters' virtues defined by how they operate in a very sinful environment. That's how you test people.
[ After Characters Defined Environment Having How Operate Sin Sinful Test Very Virtue Virtues Without]
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]
I can't wait til I get the chance to be a character and how my face looks isn't the first consideration.
[ Chance Character Consideration Face First Get How Looks Til Wait]
Texas was defined by its larger-than-life characters, particularly politicians.
[ Characters Defined Particularly Politicians Texas]
Sometimes when you play a character, you can feel it in your body. And I felt like I had characteristics of my dog: the way Webster moves, the way he holds his head. I kind of adapted it into this part unconsciously.
[ Adapted Body Character Characteristics Dog Feel Felt Had Head His Holds Into Kind Moves Part Play Sometimes Unconsciously Way Webster Your]
The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor, foretells its character.
[ Character Counsellor Faithful Sense Smell]
Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people.
[ Attributes Change Character Conviction Defining Essential Freedom Happened Importantly Liberty Love Most National Nothing Our Remain]
I enjoy listening to classical music and heavy metal. I play basketball and try to go diving at least once a year. I don't really have hobbies in the traditional sense... I engage in too many activities already through the actions of my characters.
[ Actions Activities Already Basketball Characters Classical Diving Engage Enjoy Go Heavy Hobbies Least Listening Many Metal Music Once Play Really Sense Through Too Traditional Try Year]
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]
Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.
[ Character Great Made Manifested May Moments Ones Small]
There is no winning or losing, but rather the value is in the experience of imagining yourself as a character in whatever genre you're involved in, whether it's a fantasy game, the Wild West, secret agenst or whatever else. You get to sort of vicariously experience those things.
[ Character Else Experience Fantasy Game Genre Get Imagining Involved Losing Rather Secret Sort Things Those Value Vicariously West Whatever Whether Wild Winning Yourself]
Each tribe has its characteristics, it is true.
[ Characteristics Each Tribe True]
It is very grand and sumptuous and awesome to look at but it was really about the characters for me.
[ Awesome Characters Grand Look Really Sumptuous Very]
Writing is truly a creative art - putting word to a blank piece of paper and ending up with a full-fledged story rife with character and plot.
[ Art Blank Character Creative Ending Paper Piece Plot Putting Rife Story Truly Up Word Writing]
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]
A tree against the sky possesses the same interest, the same character, the same expression as the figure of a human.
[ Against Character Expression Figure Human Interest Possesses Same Sky Tree]
I would call it a comedy variety show. We have some people just doing straight standup. We usually try to have one musical act of sort. So its just people being funny in different ways, not just sketch, not just standup, not just characters, all of those things.
[ Act Being Call Characters Comedy Different Doing Funny Just Musical Show Sketch Some Sort Standup Straight Things Those Try Usually Variety Ways Would]
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]
The nice thing is that, at least in Los Angeles, I'm known as a character actor and I do auditions for other things besides just cartoon shows.
[ Actor Angeles Auditions Besides Cartoon Character Just Known Least Los Nice Other Shows Thing Things]
It can certainly happen that characters in more sophisticated stories can "take over" as they develop and change the author's original ideas. Well, it certainly happens to me at times.
[ Author Certainly Change Characters Develop Happen Happens Ideas More Original Over Sophisticated Stories Take Times Well]
No author ever drew a character consistent to human nature, but he was forced to ascribe to it many inconsistencies.
[ Ascribe Author Character Consistent Drew Ever Forced Human Inconsistencies Many Nature]
I do not believe we can blame genetics for adultery, homosexuality, dishonesty and other character flaws.
[ Adultery Believe Blame Character Dishonesty Flaws Genetics Homosexuality Other]
You have to change your mind with every orchestra because every orchestra has a different character.
[ Because Change Character Different Every Mind Orchestra Your]
I like to rehearse with the actors scenes that are not in the script and will not be in the film because what we're really doing is trying to establish their character, and good acting to me is about reacting.
[ Acting Actors Because Character Doing Establish Film Good Reacting Really Rehearse Scenes Script Their Trying Will]
My character Lena is somebody who responds to people in a very simple way. I didn't have to take myself off to a darkened room to concentrate, I just had to try and be open. It's an interesting, subtle relationship.
[ Character Concentrate Darkened Had Interesting Just Lena Myself Off Open Relationship Responds Room Simple Somebody Subtle Take Try Very Way]
I like fearless characters, people just not afraid to do anything it takes to make people laugh.
[ Afraid Anything Characters Fearless Just Laugh Make Takes]
The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges.
[ Ability Challenges Character Having Meet Test]
A person's character is but half formed till after wedlock.
[ After Character Formed Half Person Till Wedlock]
The character and history of each child may be a new and poetic experience to the parent, if he will let it.
[ Character Child Each Experience History May New Parent Poetic Will]
Still, it can be more effective to accomplish what you need to accomplish with the minimum effort. Watch Anthony Hopkins. He doesn't appear to be doing anything. He is so still that you can't see him working, but you are drawn into his character through his very stillness.
[ Accomplish Anthony Anything Appear Character Doing Drawn Effective Effort Him His Hopkins Into Minimum More Need See Still Stillness Through Very Watch Working]
You're being cast for your acting ability. It's not based on the way your body functions. If you're playing a lead in a movie, it's for that character and they'll tailor it to you. In a dance company, you have to fit in a definite mold.
[ Ability Acting Based Being Body Cast Character Company Dance Definite Fit Functions Lead Mold Movie Playing Tailor Way Your]
Have not prisons - which kill all will and force of character in man, which enclose within their walls more vices than are met with on any other spot of the globe - always been universities of crime?
[ Always Any Been Character Crime Enclose Force Globe Kill Man Met More Other Prisons Spot Than Their Universities Vices Walls Which Will Within]
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]
I directed 24's pilot. I felt we should follow the characters around as if we were a documentary crew, using available light, hand-held cameras, split screens, sound that isn't always what it should be, to suit the reality of the premise.
[ Always Around Available Cameras Characters Crew Directed Documentary Felt Follow Hand-Held Light Pilot Premise Reality Screens Should Sound Split Suit Using Were]
They killed my character off and as God would have it, just when they told me I would never work again, I got cast in a little program called Roots, and as they would say, the rest is history.
[ Again Called Cast Character God Got History Just Killed Little Never Off Program Rest Roots Say Told Work Would]
I would rather have played a character like Opie than Little Ricky.
[ Character Little Played Rather Ricky Than Would]
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]
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]
It's really important to stay engaged and involved in the character.
[ Character Engaged Important Involved Really Stay]
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]
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]
No matter how full a reservoir of maxims one may possess, and no matter how good one's sentiments may be, if one has not taken advantage of every concrete opportunity to act, one's character may remain entirely unaffected for the better.
[ Act Advantage Better Character Concrete Entirely Every Full Good How Matter Maxims May Opportunity Possess Remain Reservoir Sentiments Taken Unaffected]
He always describes his characters' voices and their physique so brilliantly. As people have said, they are cartoons, caricatures. They're grotesques really.
[ Always Brilliantly Caricatures Cartoons Characters Describes His Physique Really Said Their Voices]
For my own part, I abandon the ethics of duty to the Hegelian critique with no regrets; it would appear to me, indeed, to have been correctly characterized by Hegel as an abstract thought, as a thought of understanding.
[ Abandon Abstract Appear Been Characterized Correctly Critique Duty Ethics Hegel Indeed Own Part Regrets Thought Understanding Would]
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 same characters that keep reappearing, bigger than life, find their own integrity in doing what they do the way they do it, even if it causes their own deaths.
[ Bigger Causes Characters Deaths Doing Even Find Integrity Keep Life Own Same Than Their Way]
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]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Portraying emotionally ill characters gives me the chance to really act.
[ Act Chance Characters Emotionally Gives Ill Portraying Really]
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]
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]
In real life, people are constantly saying one thing and doing another, but if you write your characters that way, the story becomes too hard to follow.
[ Another Becomes Characters Constantly Doing Follow Hard Life Real Saying Story Thing Too Way Write Your]
Your characters have to remain innocent of what your picture is after.
[ After Characters Innocent Picture Remain Your]
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]
Once the curtain is raised, the actor is ceases to belong to himself. He belongs to his character, to his author, to his public. He must do the impossible to identify himself with the first, not to betray the second, and not to disappoint the third.
[ Actor Author Belong Belongs Betray Ceases Character Curtain Disappoint First Himself His Identify Impossible Must Once Public Raised Second Third]
I always find stuff in my characters to relate to.
[ Always Characters Find Relate Stuff]
Writers seldom choose as friends those self-contained characters who are never in trouble, never unhappy or ill, never make mistakes and always count their change when it is handed to them.
[ Always Change Characters Choose Count Friends Handed Ill Make Mistakes Never Seldom Self-Contained Their Them Those Trouble Unhappy Writers]
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]
The role of an actor is to make every character believable.
[ Actor Believable Character Every Make Role]
Psychology is the science of the intellects, characters and behavior of animals including man.
[ Animals Behavior Characters Including Intellects Man Psychology Science]
Somebody like Mailer brings to that role everything that he stands for. The types of characters that I gravitate towards, the types of icons, tend to have a heavy physicality in that way.
[ Brings Characters Everything Gravitate Heavy Icons Mailer Physicality Role Somebody Stands Tend Towards Types Way]
I also try very hard to create characters - both heroes and villains - with psychological depth.
[ Also Both Characters Create Depth Hard Heroes Psychological Try Very Villains]
States are as the men, they grow out of human characters.
[ Characters Grow Human Men Out States]
Fiction has consisted either of placing imaginary characters in a true story, which is the Iliad, or of presenting the story of an individual as having a general historical value, which is the Odyssey.
[ Characters Consisted Either Fiction General Having Historical Iliad Imaginary Individual Odyssey Placing Presenting Story True Value 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]
It was kind of scary because working with Woody Allen becomes sort of a big deal in your mind. He directs in that Woody Allen character some of the time - he has these idiosyncrasies that are really charming and funny.
[ Allen Because Becomes Big Character Charming Deal Directs Funny Idiosyncrasies Kind Mind Really Scary Some Sort These Time Woody Working Your]
Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations. Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble.
[ Administrations Authority Avoided Been Characteristic Giving His House Incredible Mr Much Now Power Reasons Recent Responsibility Staff Studiously Trouble Truman White]
Public behavior is merely private character writ large.
[ Behavior Character Large Merely Private Public Writ]
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]
Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience, hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could be a pretty dull experience.
[ Characters Chastity Could Delayed Dull Experience Gratification Hard Illustrate Novel Patience Pretty Reading Which Work]
I like to cast actors I admire, one's that are talented. Each one will bring something new to the part. This play has been done thousands of times and now certain characters are too familiar.
[ Actors Admire Been Bring Cast Certain Characters Done Each Familiar New Now Part Play Something Talented Thousands Times Too Will]
It's a tough case and the first time Reacher needs to recruit somebody to help him out. He uses a woman he knew in the army she's a fascinating character.
[ Army Case Character Fascinating First Help Him Knew Needs Out Recruit She Somebody Time Tough Uses Woman]
How it shaped my perception is this: I have become so indelibly identified as a character in pop culture that it has forced me to go deeply within myself to get a very very rock solid sense, to myself, of who I am.
[ Am Become Character Culture Deeply Forced Get Go How Identified Indelibly Myself Perception Pop Rock Sense Shaped Solid Very Within]
The more we study the Indian's character the more we appreciate the marked distinction between the civilized being and the real savage.
[ Appreciate Being Between Character Civilized Distinction Indian Marked More Real Savage Study]
Well, I am a lot like my dad, and the character of Ted is based on my dad.
[ Am Based Character Dad Lot Ted Well]
To have an opportunity to make a movie like Cabin Fever, you have to get stuff thrown on you or you have to fall into a pit of water. It brings you that much closer to your mindset as a character.
[ Brings Cabin Character Closer Fall Fever Get Into Make Mindset Movie Much Opportunity Pit Stuff Thrown Water Your]
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]
I mean when I was working shall we say with Disney, you know they sent me the script for the film Hercules and I had to imagine what all the characters looked like. And to develop those characters, so nothing exists visually when I get the script.
[ Characters Develop Disney Exists Film Get Had Hercules Imagine Know Looked Mean Nothing Say Script Sent Shall Those Visually Working]
The reason why parents mistreat their children has less to do with character and temperament than with the fact that they were mistreated themselves and were not permitted to defend themselves.
[ Character Children Defend Fact Less Mistreated Parents Permitted Reason Temperament Than Their Themselves Were Why]
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]
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]
And a lesson in this movie is dig beneath the surface. And so with my words, with my character, I purposely created a character that was away from how you've known me thus far in my career.
[ Away Beneath Career Character Created Dig Far How Known Lesson Movie Purposely Surface Thus Words]
A character is a completely fashioned will.
[ Character Completely Fashioned Will]
When there is a strong woman character in a story - that always grabs me.
[ Always Character Grabs Story Strong Woman]
We're getting rewarded. We don't give up on the play and we show some character at the same time, but there is a long way for us to get to where we want to be.
[ Character Get Getting Give Long Play Rewarded Same Show Some Time Up Us Want Way Where]
Peace is not the absence of war, but a virtue based on strength of character.
[ Absence Based Character Peace Strength Virtue War]
Cancer Boy probably has the saddest, noblest, sweetest heart of any character I've ever done.
[ Any Boy Cancer Character Done Ever Heart Noblest Probably Saddest Sweetest]
When you're a young actor you like to go for characters with a bit of flair, so in many films I ended up playing the weirdos. I can assure you I'm not a psycho or a criminal or a bully.
[ Actor Assure Bit Bully Characters Criminal Ended Films Flair Go Many Playing Psycho Up Weirdos Young]
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]
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]
I guess you can stay sort of true to the story; you don't have to artificially bring the character back from whatever doom you've designed for them, you can tell the story, I suppose, honestly.
[ Artificially Back Bring Character Designed Doom Guess Honestly Sort Stay Story Suppose Tell Them True Whatever]
It's a different way of getting across an emotion. You're trying to get it across to the animator because the animator is inspired by the voicetrack in terms of how to animate the character.
[ Across Animate Animator Because Character Different Emotion Get Getting How Inspired Terms Trying Way]
I was in two episodes playing Christopher Reeve's character's emissary. They wanted to have my character announce Dr Swan's death, which I thought was exploitative.
[ Announce Character Christopher Death Dr Episodes Exploitative Playing Reeve Swan Thought Two Wanted Which]
I want to do a little bit of everything. I want to play a good, strong female character.
[ Bit Character Everything Female Good Little Play Strong Want]
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]
If I showed you scripts from my first few movies, the descriptions of my characters all said 'the ugly girl'.
[ Characters Descriptions Few First Girl Movies Said Scripts Showed Ugly]
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 whole character of Justin and the club life he lives - I have no experience with it. It's really foreign to me, which is annoying, but that's just how it is.
[ Annoying Character Club Experience Foreign How Just Justin Life Lives Really Which Whole]
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]
I love inventing worlds and characters and settings and scenarios.
[ Characters Inventing Love Scenarios Settings Worlds]
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]
Because I just loved to spend two years of my life in the company of Andy Kaufman and other characters.
[ Andy Because Characters Company Just Kaufman Life Loved Other Spend Two Years]
What is character but the determination of incident? What is incident but the illustration of character?
[ Character Determination Illustration Incident]
I watch these actors who when you go to buy a pint of milk you see them smiling on the cover of 20 magazines. Then when you see them in a film it's hard to believe the character because you just see them everywhere.
[ Actors Because Believe Buy Character Cover Everywhere Film Go Hard Just Magazines Milk Pint See Smiling Them Then These Watch]
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]
From blood banking to the modern subway, from jazz to social justice, the contributions of African Americans have shaped and molded and influenced our national culture and our national character.
[ African Americans Banking Blood Character Contributions Culture Influenced Jazz Justice Modern Molded National Our Shaped Social Subway]
The costume that I wear on the show is a little snug and doesn't leave a whole lot to the imagination. I don't have a problem with it because of the way this character's been written.
[ Because Been Character Costume Imagination Leave Little Lot Problem Show Snug Way Wear Whole Written]
A man has no more character than he can command in a time of crisis.
[ Character Command Crisis Man More Than Time]
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]
Every year, I have to spend another hour working out. Pretty soon I'll be spending eight hours working out just to fit in the costume. I have the feeling that the minute I stop doing the character, boom, Roseanne Barr.
[ Another Boom Character Costume Doing Eight Every Feeling Fit Hour Hours Just Minute Out Pretty Roseanne Soon Spend Spending Stop Working Year]
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]
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]
Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take with us.
[ Character During Into Life Only Our Take Us Wrought]
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]
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]
I'm at the mercy of whatever character comes into my head.
[ Character Comes Head Into Mercy Whatever]
I really was a fan of his and always have been - his writing especially, you know? I think people a lot of times overlook that part, because he kind of got into that party character so heavy.
[ Always Because Been Character Especially Fan Got Heavy His Into Kind Know Lot Overlook Part Party Really Think Times Writing]
It's very witty and it's great to see teenage characters have control that way. And you can actually hear about sex and pot and it's okay, it's not completely bad and you can't say that to teenagers.
[ Actually Bad Characters Completely Control Great Hear Okay Pot Say See Sex Teenage Teenagers Very Way Witty]
Education has for its object the formation of character.
[ Character Education Formation Object]
People say that to me and I think what unites all my characters is that they are hurt; it's most accurate to say I play characters that are hurt but are responding to their environment.
[ Accurate Characters Environment Hurt Most Play Responding Say Their Think Unites]
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]
I sometimes wonder if the inability to find oneself makes one seek oneself in other people, in characters.
[ Characters Find Inability Makes Oneself Other Seek Sometimes Wonder]
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]
In Shakespearean tragedy the main source of the convulsion which produces suffering and death is never good: good contributes to this convulsion only from its tragic implication with its opposite in one and the same character.
[ Character Contributes Convulsion Death Good Implication Main Never Only Opposite Produces Same Shakespearean Source Suffering Tragedy Tragic Which]
By action and reaction do we become strong or weak, according to the character of our thoughts and mental states. Fear is the deadly nightshade of the mind.
[ According Action Become Character Deadly Fear Mental Mind Our Reaction States Strong Thoughts Weak]
But it was this tough little character part that I was playing, a very funny little guy that I invented over a weekend, because I realized I was not contributing to the humor of this thing. And I had to do something.
[ Because Character Contributing Funny Guy Had Humor Invented Little Over Part Playing Realized Something Thing Tough Very Weekend]
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]
Clothes are part of the character. They can't but help inform who you are.
[ Character Clothes Help Inform Part]
My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot in the world is useless if you don't populate them with characters that readers can care about.
[ Best Books Care Characters Driven Plot Populate Primarily Readers Them Useless World]
A nation is a totality of men united through community of fate into a community of character.
[ Character Community Fate Into Men Nation Through Totality United]
What is their potential for evil; what is their potential for wickedness? That's the only time that those characters become interesting to watch.
[ Become Characters Evil Interesting Only Potential Their Those Time Watch Wickedness]
I have often noticed that after I had bestowed on the characters of my novels some treasured item of my past, it would pine away in the artificial world where I had so abruptly placed it.
[ Abruptly After Artificial Away Bestowed Characters Had Item Noticed Novels Often Past Pine Placed Some Treasured Where World Would]
I hope that doing truthful portrayals of people in a variety of circumstances gives people a kind of subterranean link to those characters.
[ Characters Circumstances Doing Gives Hope Kind Link Subterranean Those Truthful Variety]
The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
[ Before Born Character Child Hundred Influence Proper Time Years]
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]
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]
It's fun to play the character and then watch him later.
[ Character Fun Him Later Play Then Watch]
It was sort of that in-between area when people don't talk about their personal lives. That's the kind of life I think Kerry would be living now if it weren't for the Lopez character sort of outing her.
[ Area Character Her In-Between Kerry Kind Life Lives Living Lopez Now Outing Personal Sort Talk Their Think Weren Would]
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]
The most important aspect of any story, to me, is character.
[ Any Aspect Character Important Most Story]
It is a beautiful trait in the lover's character, that they think no evil of the object loved.
[ Beautiful Character Evil Loved Lover Object Think Trait]
And that's what the audience was feeling too, as they watched the show and as they watch it now. And overriding all of that is the way it was written. It was written honestly. There was never any manufactured laugh. There was never compromising of character.
[ Any Audience Character Compromising Feeling Honestly Laugh Manufactured Never Now Overriding Show Too Watch Watched Way Written]
I think there are more female characters in videogames now but I also think that's because videogames in general are more diverse now.
[ Also Because Characters Diverse Female General More Now Think Videogames]
It's hard to know whether certain characters come to life or not, they either come to have their own life or they don't. I've written many things in which the characters just remain inert.
[ Certain Characters Come Either Hard Inert Just Know Life Many Own Remain Their Things Whether Which Written]
I just have my own taste, and I just try and stick with that. I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can for as long as I have an opportunity to.
[ Characters Just Long Many Opportunity Own Play Stick Taste Try Trying]
Readers will stay with an author, no matter what the variations in style and genre, as long as they get that sense of story, of character, of empathetic involvement.
[ Author Character Empathetic Genre Get Involvement Long Matter Readers Sense Stay Story Style Variations Will]
The only virtue a character needs to possess between hardcovers, even if he bears a real person's name, is vitality: if he comes to life in our imaginations, he passes the test.
[ Bears Between Character Comes Even Imaginations Life Name Needs Only Our Passes Person Possess Real Test Virtue Vitality]
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]
In every age there has been a stream of popular opinion that has carried all before it, and given a family character, as it were, to the century.
[ Age Been Before Carried Century Character Every Family Given Opinion Popular Stream Were]
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]
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]
I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.
[ Able Actor Also Any Approaching Been Capacities Character Enjoy Feel Film Fortunate Know Lead Obviously Part Projects Sort Think Various Very Well Working]
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]
Alfred Nobel's discoveries are characteristic; powerful explosives can help men perform admirable tasks. They are also a means to terrible destruction in the hands of the great criminals who lead peoples to war.
[ Admirable Alfred Also Characteristic Criminals Destruction Discoveries Explosives Great Hands Help Lead Means Men Nobel Peoples Perform Powerful Tasks Terrible War]
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]
You don't become the character.
[ Become Character]
The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
[ Achievement Achieving Build Character Discipline Goal Itself Learn More Setting Than Valuable]
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]
Imagine for yourself a character, a model personality, whose example you determine to follow, in private as well as in public. Imagination
[ Character Determine Example Follow Imagine Model Personality Private Public Well Whose Yourself]
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]
These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
[ Battles Character Country Fallen Fought Free Heroes History Honor Keep Long Many Nation Our Patriotism Represent Terror These Threats]
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 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]
Every role you play is literally - and I've said this before - every single role that you play, the only way you can connect to that character is because that was a piece of you that was scattered around that yard, almost like we got caught up in some whirlwind.
[ Almost Around Because Before Caught Character Connect Every Got Literally Only Piece Play Role Said Scattered Single Some Up Way Whirlwind Yard]
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]
It is almost impossible to imagine that any one could be so insensible to the high morality of Mr. Mill's character as to suggest to him any course of conduct that was not entirely upright and consistent.
[ Almost Any Character Conduct Consistent Could Course Entirely High Him Imagine Impossible Insensible Mill Morality Mr Suggest Upright]
In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
[ Character Excellence Manner Simplicity Style Supreme Things]
I thought depression was the part of my character that made me worthwhile. I thought so little of myself, felt that I had such scant offerings to give to the world, that the one thing that justified my existence at all was my agony.
[ Agony Character Depression Existence Felt Give Had Justified Little Made Myself Offerings Part Scant Such Thing Thought World Worthwhile]
Our decade of change has unleashed the ingenuity, creativity, and character of the most extraordinary people in the world - the people of this state, who come from every corner of the globe.
[ Change Character Come Corner Creativity Decade Every Extraordinary Globe Ingenuity Most Our State Unleashed World]
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]
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]
And I tell ya, when I sit in that sound booth and started reading the script and starting to get into the character, man, it's an easy jump for me, because I understand what it's all about.
[ Because Booth Character Easy Get Into Jump Man Reading Script Sit Sound Started Starting Tell Understand Ya]
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]
We all have these tendencies in us that could go this way or that. I think that's the real key in writing. To look at a character without judgment.
[ Character Could Go Judgment Key Look Real Tendencies These Think Us Way Without Writing]
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]
In terms of jumping into a character's skin, I try to immerse myself in the role as much as possible to bring me closer to them. All I do is what's required to achieve what I want to achieve.
[ Achieve Bring Character Closer Immerse Into Jumping Much Myself Possible Required Role Skin Terms Them Try Want]
I don't want to say I hear voices; well, actually I do hear voices, but I don't think it's supernatural. I think it's just that when characters are given enough texture and backbone, then lo and behold, they stand on their own.
[ Actually Backbone Behold Characters Enough Given Hear Just Lo Own Say Stand Supernatural Texture Their Then Think Voices Want Well]
In this watering-place I acted an heroic character, badly studied; and being a novice on such a stage, I forgot my part before a pair of lovely blue eyes.
[ Acted Badly Before Being Blue Character Eyes Forgot Heroic Lovely Novice Pair Part Stage Studied Such]
Of all the properties which belong to honorable men, not one is so highly prized as that of character.
[ Belong Character Highly Honorable Men Prized Properties Which]
All action is for the sake of some end; and rules of action, it seems natural to suppose, must take their whole character and color from the end to which they are subservient.
[ Action Character Color End Must Natural Rules Sake Seems Some Subservient Suppose Take Their Which Whole]
It was the character of the Packers, man. We played for sixty minutes. We let it all hang out. There was no tomorrow for us. We got the adrenaline flowing, and we just let it go, man.
[ Adrenaline Character Flowing Go Got Hang Just Man Minutes Out Packers Played Sixty Tomorrow Us]
I'd like to play nothing but good characters.
[ Characters Good Nothing Play]
All the Disney lead male characters always have this kind of John Davidson kind of look to them. They all look like the same guy, and all the females look like the same, and I think the guys are just way too big.
[ Always Big Characters Davidson Disney Females Guy Guys John Just Kind Lead Look Male Same Them Think Too Way]
I don't mind playing the same character, but if it's not well done, then I'm not interested.
[ Character Done Interested Mind Playing Same Then Well]
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]
I liked the way my character, Shane, was first introduced. You get introduced to her through this sexual action, and I thought that was so cool and just kind of summed up what she enjoys and who she is, to a certain extent. She's a complete sexual being and the great thing is that she doesn't apologize for it. It's just who she is. We rarely see women be able to do that on television.
[ Able Action Apologize Being Certain Character Complete Cool Enjoys Extent First Get Great Her Introduced Just Kind Liked Rarely See Sexual Shane She Summed Television Thing Thought Through Up Way Women]
The fact that my female characters have strong personalities but are also physically attractive probably reflects the women I've known in my life.
[ Also Attractive Characters Fact Female Known Life Personalities Physically Probably Reflects Strong Women]
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 would defy people to find a more beautifully developed character than Seven of Nine.
[ Beautifully Character Defy Developed Find More Nine Seven Than Would]
I like the idea of bringing cartoon characters to life... and although the Americans have already attempted this, their culture is not sufficiently humane to make it work.
[ Already Although Americans Attempted Bringing Cartoon Characters Culture Humane Idea Life Make Sufficiently Their Work]
As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character.
[ Actor Believe Biggest Book Character Compliment Get Someone]
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]
Racism is taught in our society, it is not automatic. It is learned behavior toward persons with dissimilar physical characteristics.
[ Automatic Behavior Characteristics Dissimilar Learned Our Persons Physical Racism Society Taught Toward]
People will always consider me a cartoon character, a bimbo. They will never give me credit.
[ Always Bimbo Cartoon Character Consider Credit Give Never Will]
I talked with Quentin about where the character came from, and he told me Kansas City. I don't know how somebody talks from Kansas City, so I made him from New York.
[ Came Character City Him How Kansas Know Made New Quentin Somebody Talked Talks Told Where York]
Yeah, I think the common denominator - and this is probably going to sound like Acting 101 - but the common denominator is belief in the character in the moment.
[ Acting Belief Character Common Denominator Going Moment Probably Sound Think Yeah]
Each instrument has something to say to you. It's got its own character. Each horn has its own character and will say to you certain things. If you violate that, it's almost a sacrilege!
[ Almost Certain Character Each Got Horn Instrument Own Say Something Things Violate Will]
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]
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]
Heart and head are the constituent parts of character; temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved.
[ Almost Being Character Constituent Corrected Dependent Education Head Heart Improved Nothing Parts Susceptible Temperament Therefore Upon]
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]
It is characteristic of science that the full explanations are often seized in their essence by the percipient scientist long in advance of any possible proof.
[ Advance Any Characteristic Essence Explanations Full Long Often Possible Proof Science Scientist Seized Their]
I always believed in my characters. I lived them.
[ Always Believed Characters Lived Them]
I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all.
[ Came Character Opportunity Qualms Return Up Would]
Many novelists take well-defined, precise characters, whose stories are sometimes of mediocre interest, and place them in an important historical context, which remains secondary in spite of everything.
[ Characters Context Everything Historical Important Interest Many Mediocre Novelists Place Precise Remains Secondary Sometimes Spite Stories Take Them Well-Defined Which Whose]
The thing should have plot and character, beginning, middle and end. Arouse pity and then have a catharsis. Those were the best principles I was ever taught.
[ Arouse Beginning Best Catharsis Character End Ever Middle Pity Plot Principles Should Taught Then Thing Those Were]
You can be interested in a Jane Smiley novel whether or not anyone says a word. She enters into her characters' thoughts with great understanding and depth.
[ Anyone Characters Depth Enters Great Her Interested Into Jane Novel Says She Smiley Thoughts Understanding Whether Word]
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]
I think almost always that what gets me going with a story is the atmosphere, the visual imagery, and then I people it with characters, not the other way around.
[ Almost Always Around Atmosphere Characters Gets Going Imagery Other Story Then Think Visual Way]
It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
[ Approached Bewilderment Characteristic Deep Human Humor Problems Some Without]
I'd like to play every type of character, but only once. I like to expierence things.
[ Character Every Once Only Play Things Type]
And he said that he wrote the Bond character based on the character of David Niven. That's how he saw Bond.
[ Based Bond Character David How Said Saw Wrote]
I play a recurring role for a character named Doctor Imo. I assist the villain and show up from time to time.
[ Assist Character Doctor Named Play Recurring Role Show Time Up Villain]
I like the sensibility of Australian film a lot and the crews are fantastic. Great characters, wonderful people and no line between - I think in Hollywood they have this line between actors and crew a lot, and that just didn't exist, which I really appreciated.
[ Actors Appreciated Australian Between Characters Crew Crews Exist Fantastic Film Great Hollywood Just Line Lot Really Sensibility Think Which Wonderful]
You don't want to shock them and do something totally opposite, but you also want to play a different character.
[ Also Character Different Opposite Play Shock Something Them Totally Want]
We do not build speedways, but roads which correspond to the character of the German landscape.
[ Build Character Correspond German Landscape Roads Which]
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]
The first script I got was Narc and I really responded to it; it reminded me of a '70s type movie, I really liked the characters, I didn't anticipate the ending.
[ Anticipate Characters Ending First Got Liked Movie Narc Really Reminded Responded Script Type]
What is more important is finding the soul of the character, and making sure it fits well into this story. And that it be dramatic and interesting and captivating, because these people weren't entertainers, you know.
[ Because Captivating Character Dramatic Entertainers Finding Fits Important Interesting Into Know Making More Soul Story Sure These Well Weren]
Habits change into character.
[ Change Character Habits Into]
It's the emotional trigger points that are important to me because I know if I could believe in the characters and try and imagine how they felt then I'd be able to do something quite honest.
[ Able Because Believe Characters Could Emotional Felt Honest How Imagine Important Know Points Quite Something Then Trigger Try]
The characters can't be wittier than people are in real life. They have to be character witty.
[ Character Characters Life Real Than Witty]
Don't think for a moment that I'm really like any of the characters I've played. I'm not. That's why it's called 'acting'.
[ Acting Any Called Characters Moment Played Really Think Why]
Ability may get you to the top, but it takes character to keep you there.
[ Ability Character Get Keep May Takes Top]
Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.
[ Almost Called Character Effective May Means Most Persuasion]
I write easily, let's put it that way. And in a novel particularly, the characters take over. And they tell me what to say and they tell me what they're doing. And I'm a third of the way into a novel and then I just let the characters finish it for me.
[ Characters Doing Easily Finish Into Just Novel Over Particularly Put Say Take Tell Then Third Way Write]
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]
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]
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]
In revolt against this new and very evil thing came the republicanism of the eighteenth century, inspired and directed in large measure by members of the fast perishing aristocracy of race, character and tradition.
[ Against Aristocracy Came Century Character Directed Eighteenth Evil Fast Inspired Large Measure Members New Perishing Race Republicanism Revolt Thing Tradition Very]
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]
The sexy moments for me, I wasn't thinking of them as sexy. I was thinking of them as more specific to my character. So it was necessary for my character's development in the movie, so that's how I played it.
[ Character Development How Moments More Movie Necessary Played Sexy Specific Them Thinking]
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]
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]
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
[ Character Descends Leadership Matters]
A character I would love to play is Iago, from Othello.
[ Character Love Othello Play Would]
Well, you know, what's better? To play a character who stays stuck in the same baggage year after year, or to play a character who gets beyond that and goes to a new level?
[ After Baggage Better Beyond Character Gets Goes Know Level New Play Same Stays Stuck Well Year]
Strength of character means the ability to overcome resentment against others, to hide hurt feelings, and to forgive quickly.
[ Ability Against Character Feelings Forgive Hide Hurt Means Others Overcome Quickly Resentment Strength]
The insular arrogance of the English character is a commonplace joke.
[ Arrogance Character Commonplace English Insular Joke]
I have this theory that the likeability question comes up so much more with female characters created by female authors than it does with male characters and male authors.
[ Authors Characters Comes Created Does Female Male More Much Question Than Theory Up]
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]
Only a man's character is the real criterion of worth.
[ Character Criterion Man Only Real Worth]
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]
For under certain conditions the chemical atoms emit light waves of a specific length or oscillation frequency - their familiar characteristic spectra - and these can come in the form of electromagnetic waves only from accelerated electric quanta.
[ Accelerated Atoms Certain Characteristic Chemical Come Conditions Electric Electromagnetic Emit Familiar Form Frequency Length Light Only Oscillation Quanta Specific Their These Under Waves]
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]
I expect that any day now, I will have said all I have to say; I'll have used up all my characters, and then I'll be free to get on with my real life.
[ Any Characters Day Expect Free Get Life Now Real Said Say Then Up Used Will]
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]
Here was a man with loads of talent, loads of ability, lots of love to give; but that had been stifled and aborted. I became very fond of that character.
[ Ability Became Been Character Fond Give Had Here Loads Lots Love Man Stifled Talent Very]
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]
Failure's not a bad thing. It builds character. It makes you stronger.
[ Bad Builds Character Failure Makes Stronger Thing]
My character had been in the chair for seven years. He had gone through his anger, depression, drug and alcohol abuse. He had gone through everything, now he was up, he was happy, he was filled with his dream.
[ Abuse Alcohol Anger Been Chair Character Depression Dream Everything Filled Gone Had Happy His Now Seven Through Up Years]
In every character I play, I try to imbibe something. Every film is a learning process for me.
[ Character Every Film Learning Play Process Something Try]
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]
Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
[ Bad Breeding Characteristics Horrible Manner Politician Popular Voice Vulgar]
I approach my character with the question: What would an animal think? How would an animal respond? A lot of times, it's quick action and no fear, and sometimes it's irrational fear. You don't always know.
[ Action Always Animal Approach Character Fear How Irrational Know Lot Question Quick Respond Sometimes Think Times Would]
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]
I have met with some of them - very honest fellows, who, with all their stupidity, had a kind of intelligence and an upright good sense, which cannot be the characteristics of fools.
[ Cannot Characteristics Fellows Fools Good Had Honest Intelligence Kind Met Sense Some Stupidity Their Them Upright Very Which]
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]
I am the common man. I'm polite, I love my family and I play by the rules. And sometimes I get pushed around. That's my lifestyle, and that's what I try to bring to characters.
[ Am Around Bring Characters Common Family Get Lifestyle Love Man Play Polite Pushed Rules Sometimes Try]
The whole thing about making films in an organic film on location is that it's not all about characters, relationships and themes, it's also about place and the poetry of place. It's about the spirit of what you find, the accidents of what you stumble across.
[ Accidents Across Also Characters Film Films Find Location Making Organic Place Poetry Relationships Spirit Stumble Themes Thing Whole]
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]
I do not like assassins, or men of low character.
[ Assassins Character Low Men]
God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech.
[ All-Powerful Animals Architect Character Creator Distinguish Faculty God Him Impressed Man Nature Other Proper Speech World]
Writing a children's book means you cannot spin out long narratives or have complex character development.
[ Book Cannot Character Children Complex Development Long Means Narratives Out Spin Writing]
Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred in the religions of the world or in a picture about that person, is that you have to forget about that and play it as real as you can because you can't look at yourself and judge yourself.
[ Because Character Forget Judge Look Person Picture Play Problems Real Religions Sacred Story Well Working World Yourself]
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]
My character in 'Prison Break' needs to be formidable. In reality, I'm not very tough at all.
[ Break Character Formidable Needs Prison Reality Tough Very]
Today's youth cannot miss something they have never known, but I fear that there are no current fictional characters whose impact and influence will last with such abiding affection into their 'sore and yellow' as this splendid man's creations have in mine!
[ Abiding Affection Cannot Characters Creations Current Fear Fictional Impact Influence Into Known Last Man Mine Miss Never Something Sore Splendid Such Their Today Whose Will Yellow Youth]
I 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]
They are imaginary characters. But perhaps not solely the products of my imagination, since there are some aspects of the characters that relate to my own experience of a wide variety of people.
[ Aspects Characters Experience Imaginary Imagination Own Perhaps Products Relate Since Solely Some Variety Wide]
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]
I never come back home with the same moral character I went out with; something or other becomes unsettled where I had achieved internal peace; some one or other of the things I had put to flight reappears on the scene.
[ Achieved Back Becomes Character Come Flight Had Home Internal Moral Never Other Out Peace Put Same Scene Some Something Things Unsettled Went Where]
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]
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]
Football doesn't build character. It eliminates the weak ones.
[ Build Character Eliminates Football Ones Weak]
You have to come in and be that character when you walk into the room. That's what one of my first acting teachers taught me. You know, don't go in there being Jennifer and then expect to flip and change, because they're not going to have that imagination.
[ Acting Because Being Change Character Come Expect First Flip Go Going Imagination Into Jennifer Know Room Taught Teachers Then Walk]
I always get inspiration from whatever characters say about my character.
[ Always Character Characters Get Inspiration Say Whatever]
Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
[ Character Chisel Complete Life Mold Out Quarry Which]
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]
All in all, Kirk's character is something I am very proud of.
[ Am Character Kirk Proud Something Very]
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]
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]
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'm a performer. I push the envelope, I work in a very uncontrolled manner onstage. I do a lot of free association, it's spontaneous, I go into character.
[ Association Character Envelope Free Go Into Lot Manner Onstage Performer Push Spontaneous Uncontrolled Very Work]
I find that when I play reality-based characters, it is only as fun for me if I have a lot of time to do research. If I don't it just isn't exciting but if I do, it can be fun because I can learn about that person and the world that they live in and I can become somebody else.
[ Because Become Characters Else Exciting Find Fun Just Learn Live Lot Only Person Play Reality-Based Research Somebody Time World]
I'm called away by particular business - but I leave my character behind me.
[ Away Behind Business Called Character Leave Particular]
My character, Taylor McKessie, is a little bit brighter in the math and science department than I am... okay, a lot.
[ Am Bit Brighter Character Department Little Lot Math Okay Science Taylor Than]
From Ernest Hemingway's stories, I learned to listen within my stories for what went unsaid by my characters.
[ Characters Ernest Hemingway Learned Listen Stories Unsaid Went Within]
Sow an act and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
[ Act Character Destiny Habit Reap Sow]
It's hard being a hostage in somebody else's mouth - or a character in somebody else's novel.
[ Being Character Else Hard Hostage Mouth Novel Somebody]
I often concentrate on the eyes and lips, they are great indicators of mood and feeling, and I find that I can project character into my portraits by bringing the viewer's attention to these areas.
[ Areas Attention Bringing Character Concentrate Eyes Feeling Find Great Indicators Into Lips Mood Often Portraits Project These Viewer]
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]
We started a movement... to build character, citizenship and confidence in young people.
[ Build Character Citizenship Confidence Movement Started Young]
You get involved with a character after spending a long time waiting, and this demands a lot of energy and concentration.
[ After Character Concentration Demands Energy Get Involved Long Lot Spending Time Waiting]
When written in Chinese, the word "crisis" is composed of two characters. One represents danger and the other represents opportunity. Wisdom
[ Characters Chinese Composed Crisis Danger Opportunity Other Represents Two Word Written]
The human mind, I believe, cares for the True only in the general character of an epoch.
[ Believe Cares Character Epoch General Human Mind Only True]
I'm not comfortable being around too many people. I don't like being out in public too much. I don't like going to bars. I don't like doing celebrity stuff. So most of the characters I play are people who don't always feel comfortable beyond their small circle of friends.
[ Always Around Bars Being Beyond Celebrity Characters Circle Comfortable Doing Feel Friends Going Many Most Much Out Play Public Small Stuff Their Too]
Working within the limitations of the shared world generally made the writing easier, because I didn't have to invent any of the characters or background, which is usually the hardest part.
[ Any Background Because Characters Easier Generally Hardest Invent Limitations Made Part Shared Usually Which Within Working World Writing]
Like De Niro. He's one of the best character actors we have ever had.
[ Actors Best Character De Ever Had Niro]
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]
For four years doing that same character all the time kind of bothered me. Butit opened up a lot of doors.
[ Bothered Character Doing Doors Four Kind Lot Opened Same Time Up Years]
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]
It could be a great script but the director is not the right person for me to work for at this time. So there are a lot of elements that come into play and a lot of variables, but more than anything it's got to be a great script and a great character.
[ Anything Character Come Could Director Elements Got Great Into Lot More Person Play Right Script Than Time Variables Work]
My favorite characters are the ones that are the most successful movies.
[ Characters Favorite Most Movies Ones Successful]
The thing is, I want to play real characters and not all girls can be pretty. The thing is, you get these girls who say 'I'm a character actor' then you see them in a role and nothing has really changed but the outfit.
[ Actor Changed Character Characters Get Girls Nothing Outfit Play Pretty Real Really Role Say See Them Then These Thing Want]
So I sat down with him and portrayed more the side of the character he needed to see. Which is what I do when I go in for an interview for a part I like. As much as you think you're dealing with creative people, they see you for what your image is out there.
[ Character Creative Dealing Down Go Him Image Interview More Much Needed Out Part Portrayed Sat See Side Think Which Your]
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]
You're doing it to make the character as specific as possible, so that it's a specific individual that you're talking about, not that whole class of people.
[ Character Class Doing Individual Make Possible Specific Talking Whole]
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]
If you know anything about James Whitcomb Riley, you know that Little Orphan Annie is one of the most fantastic characters who ever lived in America before Charlie Chaplin.
[ America Annie Anything Before Chaplin Characters Charlie Ever Fantastic James Know Little Lived Most Orphan Riley]
Most artists like to think of themselves as rugged individualists, as independent characters.
[ Artists Characters Independent Individualists Most Rugged Themselves Think]
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]
I look to a day when people will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.
[ Character Color Content Day Judged Look Skin Their Will]
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]
This is a work of fiction. All the characters in it, human and otherwise, are imaginary, excepting only certain of the fairy folk, whom it might be unwise to offend by casting doubts on their existence. Or lack thereof.
[ Casting Certain Characters Doubts Excepting Existence Fairy Fiction Folk Human Imaginary Lack Might Offend Only Otherwise Their Thereof Unwise Whom Work]
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]
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 still think of myself as a stage actor. When I do film and television I try to implement what I was taught to do in theatre, to try to stretch into characters that are far from myself.
[ Actor Characters Far Film Implement Into Myself Stage Still Stretch Taught Television Theatre Think Try]
My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories, because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot.
[ Because Character Choosing Interest Key Many Plot Sacrifice Scripts Stories]
It is a rare American who does not have some story about how music has made our lives richer and more interesting, how it has changed our moods, brought out the best in our character and even sometimes helped us earn a living.
[ American Best Brought Changed Character Does Earn Even Helped How Interesting Lives Living Made Moods More Music Our Out Rare Richer Some Sometimes Story Us]
51st State was one that I loved doing because the character was so out there, and in a way I was sad to leave the character behind. I'm afraid I could never be that cool in real life!
[ Afraid Because Behind Character Cool Could Doing Leave Life Loved Never Out Real Sad State Way]
Most of the time when I receive a script, it says something like 'Rosenberg is the fat, slovenly Mayor, who doesn't want the kids to use the skateboard park', or 'Stein is a pompous, rotund attorney, imposing to all.' It would be so freeing to get a script where my character is simply described as 'A Man'.
[ Attorney Character Described Fat Freeing Get Imposing Kids Man Mayor Most Park Pompous Receive Says Script Simply Something Stein Time Use Want Where Would]
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]
I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character. Equality
[ Character Children Color Content Day Dream Four Judged Little Live Nation Skin Their Where Will]
I think for anybody reading the book they're going to get an idea in their heads of all those characters, and I think that once that gets fixed, it's quite hard to shake.
[ Anybody Book Characters Fixed Get Gets Going Hard Heads Idea Once Quite Reading Shake Their Think Those]
In our brief national history we have shot four of our presidents, worried five of them to death, impeached one and hounded another out of office. And when all else fails, we hold an election and assassinate their character.
[ Another Assassinate Brief Character Death Election Else Fails Five Four History Hold Hounded Impeached National Office Our Out Presidents Shot Their Them Worried]
Decisiveness is a characteristic of high-performing men and women. Almost any decision is better than no decision at all.
[ Almost Any Better Characteristic Decision Decisiveness Men Than Women]
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]
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]
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]
To note an artist's limitations is but to define his talent. A reporter can write equally well about everything that is presented to his view, but a creative writer can do his best only with what lies within the range and character of his deepest sympathies.
[ Artist Best Character Creative Deepest Define Equally Everything His Lies Limitations Note Only Presented Range Reporter Sympathies Talent View Well Within Write Writer]
I think anybody would be hard pressed not to relate to at least one of the characters, because there's so many different multifaceted people populating this crazy world.
[ Anybody Because Characters Crazy Different Hard Least Many Multifaceted Pressed Relate Think World Would]
It would be futile to attempt to fit women into a masculine pattern of attitudes, skills and abilities and disastrous to force them to suppress their specifically female characteristics and abilities by keeping up the pretense that there are no differences between the sexes.
[ Abilities Attempt Attitudes Between Characteristics Differences Disastrous Female Fit Force Futile Into Keeping Masculine Pattern Pretense Sexes Skills Specifically Suppress Their Them Up Women Would]
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]
The most difficult character in comedy is that of the fool, and he must be no simpleton that plays that part.
[ Character Comedy Difficult Fool Most Must Part Plays]
When the drama attains a characterization which makes the play a revelation of human conduct and a dialogue which characterizes yet pleases for itself, we reach dramatic literature.
[ Attains Characterization Characterizes Conduct Dialogue Drama Dramatic Human Itself Literature Makes Play Pleases Reach Revelation Which Yet]
Leadership to me means duty, honor, country. It means character, and it means listening from time to time.
[ Character Country Duty Honor Leadership Listening Means Time]
I was in love with this character of Ray Krebbs. I wanted the part badly. I had done several Western films in my career at that point and there wasn't much opportunity then to play Western roles on television at that time.
[ Badly Career Character Done Films Had Love Much Opportunity Part Play Point Ray Roles Several Television Then Time Wanted Western]
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]
The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character.
[ Already Bringing Character Complete Conflict Create Either Enough Impersonal Know Life Masks New Only Passions Subtler Than Theater Those Virile]
One of the great things that you should never do that I learned from John Malkovich is to never judge your characters.
[ Characters Great John Judge Learned Malkovich Never Should Things Your]
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.
[ Caught Character Doing Get Looking Many Nobody Only Right Thing Think Too Wrong]
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]
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]
When I do a character, I try to base it on someone I have met or an experience I've had.
[ Base Character Experience Had Met Someone Try]
It's true that it's a solitary occupation, but you would be surprised at how much companionship a group of imaginary characters can offer once you get to know them.
[ Characters Companionship Get Group How Imaginary Know Much Occupation Offer Once Solitary Surprised Them True Would]
People who were more concerned with themselves and looking good to their readers then they were with the characters sacrificed a series for the sake of a story.
[ Characters Concerned Good Looking More Readers Sacrificed Sake Series Story Their Themselves Then Were]
What a man's mind can create, man's character can control.
[ Character Control Create Man Mind]
When you're a young man, Macbeth is a character part. When you're older, it's a straight part.
[ Character Macbeth Man Older Part Straight Young]
I was always a clown. In the eighth grade I won a city speech contest by doing an Eddie Murphy routine. I'm no good at public speaking, but if I can assume a role and speak as that person, then I'm fine. When I had to give a book report, I always did it in character.
[ Always Assume Book Character City Clown Contest Did Doing Eddie Eighth Fine Give Good Grade Had Murphy Person Public Report Role Routine Speak Speaking Speech Then Won]
Reputation is what men and women think of us; character is what God and angels know of us.
[ Angels Character God Know Men Reputation Think Us Women]
I'm so into playing different characters, even when I was on Nickelodeon. I just observe.
[ Characters Different Even Into Just Nickelodeon Observe Playing]
I have too much respect for the characters I play to make them anything but as real as they can possibly be. I have a great deal of respect for all of them, otherwise I wouldn't do them. And I don't want to screw them by not portraying them honestly.
[ Anything Characters Deal Great Honestly Make Much Otherwise Play Portraying Possibly Real Respect Screw Them Too Want]
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]
It is only by drawing often, drawing everything, drawing incessantly, that one fine day you discover to your surprise that you have rendered something in its true character.
[ Character Day Discover Drawing Everything Fine Incessantly Often Only Rendered Something Surprise True Your]
Each morning my characters greet me with misty faces willing, though chilled, to muster for another day's progress through the dazzling quicksand the marsh of blank paper.
[ Another Blank Characters Chilled Day Dazzling Each Faces Greet Marsh Misty Morning Muster Paper Progress Quicksand Though Through Willing]
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]
True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion.
[ According Acting Altogether Capacity Character Coercion Freedom Outside Self Subject True]
If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
[ Cannot Character Conduct Form Know Laws Right Your]
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]
Each character I play has different dimensions. I'm not interested in words that pull them together.
[ Character Different Dimensions Each Interested Play Pull Them Together Words]
A quality is something capable of being completely embodied. A law never can be embodied in its character as a law except by determining a habit. A quality is how something may or might have been. A law is how an endless future must continue to be.
[ Been Being Capable Character Completely Continue Determining Embodied Endless Except Future Habit How Law May Might Must Never Quality Something]
One characteristic of winners is they always look upon themselves as a do it yourself project.
[ Always Characteristic Look Project Themselves Upon Winners Yourself]