Quotations that match 'character'.

As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?
[ Americans Answer Bring Character Deeper Digs Everything How Into Money Much National Only Question Sees Single Sought Value Will World]
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]
There were episodes where I would wear seven or eight outfits. It took a lot of time to get those together. What the character wears is very essential to how I create the character.
[ Character Create Eight Episodes Essential Get How Lot Outfits Seven Those Time Together Took Very Wear Wears Were Where Would]
The strength of the United States is not the gold at Fort Knox or the weapons of mass destruction that we have, but the sum total of the education and the character of our people.
[ Character Destruction Education Fort Gold Mass Our States Strength Sum Total United Weapons]
Quite often my narrator or protagonist may be a man, but I'm not sure he's the more interesting character, or if the more complex character isn't the woman.
[ Character Complex Interesting Man May More Narrator Often Protagonist Quite Sure Woman]
I've never played a character where I've had so much fun on the physical end. I don't want to say I like it too much but it's fun having a gun on you and getting to manhandle men.
[ Character End Fun Getting Gun Had Having Men Much Never Physical Played Say Too Want Where]
It's important for me to see as many colors in the character as possible.
[ Character Colors Important Many Possible See]
After all, we are not French and never can be, and any attempt to be so is to deny our inheritance and to try to impose upon ourselves a character that can be nothing but a veneer upon the surface.
[ After Any Attempt Character Deny French Impose Inheritance Never Nothing Our Ourselves Surface Try Upon Veneer]
By a great man, however, we mean a man who, because of his spiritual gifts, his character, and other qualities, deserves to be called great and who as a result earns the power to influence others.
[ Because Called Character Deserves Earns Gifts Great His However Influence Man Mean Other Others Power Qualities Result Spiritual]
Dr. Larry and Viki are the only original characters left on the show.
[ Characters Dr Larry Left Only Original Show]
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]
I type even faster than I talk. I'm very proud of that. I type so fast. And I have to because the characters are living in real time and I've got to keep up with them. It's a miracle they even give me a royalty.
[ Because Characters Even Fast Faster Give Got Keep Living Miracle Proud Real Royalty Talk Than Them Time Type Up Very]
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]
I'm very sassy. I want to show people in my album I'm not like my characters on TV.
[ Album Characters Sassy Show Tv Very Want]
But the more we search the Scriptures, the more we perceive, in this doctrine, the fundamental truth of the gospel - that truth which gives to redemption its character, and to all other truths their real power.
[ Character Doctrine Fundamental Gives Gospel More Other Perceive Power Real Redemption Scriptures Search Their Truth Truths Which]
I've always believed in populating my films with characters who we like, who we have some warmth for, who have warmth for each other, who we would like to hang out with, who we emulate in one way or another.
[ Always Another Believed Characters Each Emulate Films Hang Other Out Some Warmth Way Would]
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]
You have to love the characters you play, even if no one else does.
[ Characters Does Else Even Love Play]
I have friends who are leading men, and they're only ever allowed to play leading men of a certain type. But as a character actor, there's a wider variety of projects available. On the big Hollywood films, all they care about is having their lead in place, so it's actually easier for someone like me to slip in. And I'm happy to do so.
[ Actor Actually Allowed Available Big Care Certain Character Easier Ever Films Friends Happy Having Hollywood Lead Leading Men Only Place Play Projects Slip Someone Their Type Variety Wider]
Science moves with the spirit of an adventure characterized both by youthful arrogance and by the belief that the truth, once found, would be simple as well as pretty.
[ Adventure Arrogance Belief Both Characterized Found Moves Once Pretty Science Simple Spirit Truth Well Would Youthful]
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]
An adventure game is nothing more than a good story set with engaging puzzles that fit seamlessly in with the story and the characters, and looks and sounds beautiful.
[ Adventure Beautiful Characters Engaging Fit Game Good Looks More Nothing Puzzles Seamlessly Set Sounds Story Than]
I often feel, and ever more deeply I realize, that fate and character are the same conception.
[ Character Conception Deeply Ever Fate Feel More Often Realize Same]
That's true, you don't want to let anybody down and here are millions of people who've been waiting for their favorite characters to be brought to life and you don't want to disappoint.
[ Anybody Been Brought Characters Disappoint Down Favorite Here Life Millions Their True Waiting Want]
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]
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 Character Final Forming Give Good Hands Lies Only Own Parents Paths Person Put Right Their Them]
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]
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]
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]
He's not the finest character that ever lived. But he's a human being, and a terrible thing is happening to him. So attention must be paid.
[ Attention Being Character Ever Finest Happening Him Human Lived Must Paid Terrible Thing]
You have to play the logic of a character.
[ Character Logic Play]
Not to be cheered by praise, not to be grieved by blame, but to know thoroughly ones own virtues or powers are the characteristics of an excellent man.
[ Blame Characteristics Cheered Excellent Grieved Know Man Ones Own Powers Praise Thoroughly Virtues]
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]
The real issue is not talent as an independent element, but talent in relationship to will, desire, and persistence. Talent without these things vanishes and even modest talent with those characteristics grows.
[ Characteristics Desire Element Even Grows Independent Issue Modest Persistence Real Relationship Talent These Things Those Vanishes Will Without]
People want to find out what happens to the characters, and want to keep reading, and turning the pages.
[ Characters Find Happens Keep Out Pages Reading Turning Want]
If the novelist shares his or her problems with the characters, he or she is able to study his personal unconscious.
[ Able Characters Her His Novelist Personal Problems Shares She Study Unconscious]
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 think it's a short story writer's duty, as well as writing well about emotions and characters, to write story.
[ Characters Duty Emotions Short Story Think Well Write Writer Writing]
I can inhabit any character in a way that is difficult to do successfully in a contemporary novel.
[ Any Character Contemporary Difficult Inhabit Novel Successfully Way]
Yeah, what happened was Universal wanted one of the characters to be nice so they chose me so there was a scene where the girl was tied to the bed and I let her go.
[ Bed Characters Chose Girl Go Happened Her Nice Scene Tied Universal Wanted Where Yeah]
It is energy - the central element of which is will - that produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages. Everywhere it is what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action.
[ Action Ages Called Central Character Element Energy Enthusiasm Everywhere Force Great Miracle Power Produces Sustaining Which Will]
The implementation measures of both Covenants, but especially those of the Covenant concerning civil and political rights, were considerably weakened to the point where they assumed an optional character.
[ Assumed Both Character Civil Concerning Considerably Covenant Especially Implementation Measures Optional Point Political Rights Those Weakened Were Where]
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]
It's motive alone which gives character to the actions of men.
[ Actions Alone Character Gives Men Motive Which]
I like to think what I bring to the table is kind of a sympathetic and endearing quality, even while I'm playing outcasts or characters that end up in outlandish situations.
[ Bring Characters End Endearing Even Kind Outcasts Outlandish Playing Quality Situations Sympathetic Table Think Up While]
I'd like to play characters who are older - I don't want to be playing 14-year-olds too much longer.
[ Characters Longer Much Older Play Playing Too Want]
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]
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]
Good luck is the willing handmaid of a upright and energetic character, and conscientious observance of duty.
[ Character Conscientious Duty Energetic Good Handmaid Luck Observance Upright Willing]
Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
[ Character Friendship Held Severest Test]
When you have to get into the character each morning, give it your voice, your face, it was torture.
[ Character Each Face Get Give Into Morning Torture Voice Your]
A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
[ Character Clearly His Joke Nothing Person Resents Reveals]
When you have an idea for a story, you want those characters to reach as many people as you can. I think you normally think of prose as a way of doing that. It fits our time, the culture.
[ Characters Culture Doing Fits Idea Many Normally Our Prose Reach Story Think Those Time Want Way]
We started a movement... to build character, citizenship and confidence in young people.
[ Build Character Citizenship Confidence Movement Started Young]
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]
He who knows no hardships will know no hardihood. He who faces no calamity will need no courage. Mysterious though it is, the characteristics in human nature which we love best grow in a soil with a strong mixture of troubles.
[ Best Calamity Characteristics Courage Faces Grow Hardihood Hardships Human Know Knows Love Mixture Mysterious Nature Need Soil Strong Though Troubles Which Will]
And I'm so excited to remind people and even gain new fans who find out about Dharma - a new generation who could find out about Dharma and enjoy her and all the characters on the show.
[ Characters Could Dharma Enjoy Even Excited Fans Find Gain Generation Her New Out Remind Show]
Character is destiny and character is important to American campaigns.
[ American Campaigns Character Destiny Important]
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]
The head writer loves that my character is a boor.
[ Character Head Loves Writer]
I don't know if I am cut out to playing a bad character or not - I really should give it a shot. I would like to play the voice of a baddie, but that's really just a cop-out!
[ Am Bad Character Cop-Out Cut Give Just Know Out Play Playing Really Shot Should Voice Would]
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 do like to explore evil characters in my books.
[ Books Characters Evil Explore]
Knowledge will give you power, but character respect. Power
[ Character Give Knowledge Power Respect Will]
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]
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]
So I just play the character, I play the lines.
[ Character Just Lines Play]
You've got to learn to survive a defeat. That's when you develop character.
[ Character Defeat Develop Got Learn Survive]
Everyone tries to define this thing called Character. It's not hard. Character is doing what's right when nobody's looking.
[ Called Character Define Doing Everyone Hard Looking Nobody Right Thing Tries]
A lot of my work has to do with not allowing my characters to have an ego in a way that the stomach doesn't have an ego when it's wanting to throw up. It just does it.
[ Allowing Characters Does Ego Just Lot Stomach Throw Up Wanting Way Work]
In a way, the characters often do take over.
[ Characters Often Over Take Way]
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]
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]
It is three and a half hours long, four characters wide and a cesspool deep.
[ Cesspool Characters Deep Four Half Hours Long Three Wide]
With courage and character, American soldiers continue to put themselves on the line to defend our freedom, and so many have paid the ultimate sacrifice.
[ American Character Continue Courage Defend Freedom Line Many Our Paid Put Sacrifice Soldiers Themselves Ultimate]
I'm really excited, because the character, Jules, is a really awesome character. I'm really excited to be playing her, and overall, I'm really excited to be getting back to my acting roots.
[ Acting Awesome Back Because Character Excited Getting Her Jules Overall Playing Really Roots]
The only time in my career prior to that I played an evil character was in 'The Twilight Zone'.
[ Career Character Evil Only Played Prior Time Twilight Zone]
The Little Friend is a long book. It's also completely different from my first novel: different landscape, different characters, different use of language and diction, different approach to story.
[ Also Approach Book Characters Completely Diction Different First Friend Landscape Language Little Long Novel Story Use]
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]
You just drop a character like this that and the other and it's done.
[ Character Done Drop Just Other]
Happiness must be cultivated. It is like character. It is not a thing to be safely let alone for a moment, or it will run to weeds.
[ Alone Character Cultivated Happiness Moment Must Run Safely Thing Weeds Will]
I always try to find something I admire about every character I play.
[ Admire Always Character Every Find Play Something Try]
Obedience to lawful authority is the foundation of manly character. Legal
[ Authority Character Foundation Lawful Manly Obedience]
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 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]
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]
We learn our virtues from our friends who love us; our faults from the enemy who hates us. We cannot easily discover our real character from a friend. He is a mirror, on which the warmth of our breath impedes the clearness of the reflection.
[ Breath Cannot Character Clearness Discover Easily Enemy Faults Friend Friends Hates Impedes Learn Love Mirror Our Real Reflection Us Virtues Warmth Which]
One of the things I like best about the Halloween show is that I change outfits about six times in the show. It is a lot of fun to play the different characters.
[ Best Change Characters Different Fun Halloween Lot Outfits Play Show Six Things Times]
I think in this movie, every time I see his work, I'm blown away by it because he, to me, he really embodied the character so powerfully and so real, so truthfully to me.
[ Away Because Blown Character Embodied Every His Movie Powerfully Real Really See Think Time Truthfully Work]
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]
But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind.
[ Battles Blotted Characters Loneliness Mind Never Old Stern Stretches Strong Times Tremendous West]
Hardly a name in profane history is more august than his. Hardly another character in the world's record has made so little of its opportunities. His discovery was a blunder; his blunder was a new world; the New World is his monument.
[ Another August Blunder Character Discovery Hardly His History Little Made Monument More Name New Opportunities Profane Record Than World]
I 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]
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]
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]
Even though I was theatrically trained, learning to develop a character was an awesome experience.
[ Awesome Character Develop Even Experience Learning Though Trained]
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'm not a villain, I've never hurt anyone. I'm just a tawdry character who explodes now and again.
[ Again Anyone Character Explodes Hurt Just Never Now Tawdry Villain]
Living gives you a better understanding of life. I would hope that my characters have become deeper and more rounded personalities. Wider travels have given me considerably greater insight into how cultural differences affect not only people, but politics and art.
[ Affect Art Become Better Characters Considerably Cultural Deeper Differences Given Gives Greater Hope How Insight Into Life Living More Only Personalities Politics Rounded Travels Understanding Wider Would]
If, then, knowledge be power, how much more power to we gain through the agency of faith, and what elevation must it give to human character.
[ Agency Character Elevation Faith Gain Give How Human Knowledge More Much Must Power Then Through]
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]
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]
I'm always willing to endure humiliation on behalf of my characters.
[ Always Behalf Characters Endure Humiliation Willing]
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]
Grandeur of character lies wholly in force of soul, that is, in the force of thought, moral principle, and love, and this may be found in the humblest condition of life.
[ Character Condition Force Found Grandeur Humblest Lies Life Love May Moral Principle Soul Thought Wholly]
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]
Competing at the highest level is the greatest test of one's character.
[ Character Competing Greatest Highest Level Test]
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]
One of the ways I think I gain fodder for characters is by watching people.
[ Characters Fodder Gain Think Watching Ways]
I always want to know what's wrong with you, why you ain't smiling. That's just my character; I just love people and want to see people having a good time.
[ Always Character Good Having Just Know Love See Smiling Time Want Why Wrong]
There's nothing worse - I don't like listening to actors talk about the process, especially when - I mean, for me I've played a lot of guys, dudes, boys in a sense and this was a challenge for me just to play that official character.
[ Actors Boys Challenge Character Dudes Especially Guys Just Listening Lot Mean Nothing Official Play Played Process Sense Talk Worse]
If death meant just leaving the stage long enough to change costume and come back as a new character, would you slow down? Or speed up?
[ Back Change Character Come Costume Death Down Enough Just Leaving Long Meant New Slow Speed Stage Up Would]
I'm involved in some action scenes, so they'll train me for that. I'll be working with my acting coach to prepare for my character.
[ Acting Action Character Coach Involved Prepare Scenes Some Train Working]
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]
When you throw punches at actors, you stop, you pull it, and it looks like you pulled it. When you throw punches at cartoon characters, they are not there, so you can swing through. It looks like you really decked them.
[ Actors Cartoon Characters Looks Pull Pulled Punches Really Stop Swing Them Through Throw]
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]
I don't always set stories in villages, more often in towns. But always in smallish communities because the characters' actions are more visible there, and the dramatic tension is heightened.
[ Actions Always Because Characters Communities Dramatic Heightened More Often Set Stories Tension Towns Villages Visible]
Shamelessness is a wonderful part of the character.
[ Character Part Wonderful]
Character is power. Power
[ Character Power]
It would have shown people that I was prepared to do that kind of work, although I find myself in a position now where I don't really need to and I could pick and choose the kind of characters I'd like to do.
[ Although Characters Choose Could Find Kind Myself Need Now Pick Position Prepared Really Shown Where Work Would]
I was always cutting dialogue out when we were rehearsing, and when I produced movies, too. I felt that people don't say things in life - they act, they do things. I always wanted my characters doing, rather than saying what they were doing - which was redundant.
[ Act Always Characters Cutting Dialogue Doing Felt Life Movies Out Produced Rather Redundant Rehearsing Say Saying Than Things Too Wanted Were Which]
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]
We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological, and mental characteristics of man considered as an individual; but we are interested in the diversity of these traits in groups of men found in different geographical areas and in different social classes.
[ Areas Characteristics Classes Considered Different Discuss Diversity Found Geographical Groups Individual Interested Man Men Mental Physiological Social These Traits]
Oppression is something that one group of people commits against another group specifically because of a threatening characteristic shared by the latter group.
[ Against Another Because Characteristic Commits Group Latter Oppression Shared Something Specifically Threatening]
You must rouse into people's consciousness their own prudence and strength, if you want to raise their character.
[ Character Consciousness Into Must Own Prudence Raise Rouse Strength Their Want]
I'm really normal. I play football, go to the beach, drive. We have dogs. I can imagine people calling me a character, but I'm Joe Straight.
[ Beach Calling Character Dogs Drive Football Go Imagine Joe Normal Play Really Straight]
The law of harvest is to reap more than you sow. Sow an act, and you reap a habit. Sow a habit and you reap a character. Sow a character and you reap a destiny.
[ Act Character Destiny Habit Harvest Law More Reap Sow Than]
I would rather have played a character like Opie than Little Ricky.
[ Character Little Played Rather Ricky Than Would]
There's really one character for every actor. The voyage is to find that one character.
[ Actor Character Every Find Really Voyage]
I put myself into character for my songs.
[ Character Into Myself Put Songs]
It's hard sometimes if you think a character should look a certain way and you're being pushed to do it differently. I've had fights over that. That's why it's so important that you work with good people.
[ Being Certain Character Differently Fights Good Had Hard Important Look Over Pushed Should Sometimes Think Way Why Work]
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 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]
Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
[ Action Back Character Crisis Faced Falls Himself His Imposes Makes Man Own Responsibility Stamp Takes]
If you compare my character to the others, they were sexy with designer clothes. I had the nerdy outfit.
[ Character Clothes Compare Designer Had Nerdy Others Outfit Sexy Were]
Failure's not a bad thing. It builds character. It makes you stronger.
[ Bad Builds Character Failure Makes Stronger Thing]
Education commences at the mother's knee, and every word spoken within hearsay of little children tends toward the formation of character.
[ Character Children Commences Education Every Formation Hearsay Knee Little Mother Spoken Tends Toward Within Word]
Some mystery should be left in the revelation of character in a play, just as a great deal of mystery is always left in the revelation of character in life, even in one's own character to himself.
[ Always Character Deal Even Great Himself Just Left Life Mystery Own Play Revelation Should Some]
What comes easiest for me is dialogue. Sometimes when my characters are speaking to me, I have to slow them down so that I'm not simply taking dictation.
[ Characters Comes Dialogue Dictation Down Easiest Simply Slow Sometimes Speaking Taking Them]
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]
A lot of the jokes had some build-up to some nasty stuff. But most of it was all character situations leading to what the ultimate payoff would be for that character.
[ Character Had Jokes Leading Lot Most Nasty Payoff Situations Some Stuff Ultimate Would]
The vampire was a complete change from the usual romantic characters I was playing, but it was a success.
[ Change Characters Complete Playing Romantic Success Usual Vampire]
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]
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]
Sometimes I would like the opportunity to do character-driven comedy and that's really what I was trying to do in Meet The Parents. I think in a way this is a more old fashioned type of comedy.
[ Comedy Fashioned Meet More Old Opportunity Parents Really Sometimes Think Trying Type Way Would]
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]
I think that acting involves doing your job so well that you are able to help the viewer identify with the character.
[ Able Acting Character Doing Help Identify Involves Job Think Viewer Well Your]
I have frequently gained my first real insight into the character of parents by studying their children.
[ Character Children First Frequently Gained Insight Into Parents Real Studying Their]
The delicate thing about the university is that it has a mixed character, that it is suspended between its position in the eternal world, with all its corruption and evils and cruelties, and the splendid world of our imagination.
[ Between Character Corruption Delicate Eternal Evils Imagination Mixed Our Position Splendid Suspended Thing University World]
The point of my explanation is I'm very subjective when it comes to describing my characters: they are all a little bit a part of me from the outside in or the inside out - but to put your mind at ease, I built Paul Snider from the outside in.
[ Bit Built Characters Comes Describing Ease Explanation Inside Little Mind Out Outside Part Paul Point Put Subjective Very Your]
The Reformation did not directly touch the question of the true character of God's church.
[ Character Church Did Directly God Question Reformation Touch True]
In addition to the decline in competition, American politics today is characterized by a growing ideological polarization between the two major political parties.
[ Addition American Between Characterized Competition Decline Growing Ideological Major Parties Polarization Political Politics Today Two]
Organic buildings are the strength and lightness of the spiders' spinning, buildings qualified by light, bred by native character to environment, married to the ground.
[ Bred Buildings Character Environment Ground Light Lightness Married Native Organic Qualified Spiders Spinning Strength]
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]
I think the eyes are very revealing and can expose a lot about a persons mood or character.
[ Character Expose Eyes Lot Mood Persons Revealing Think Very]
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]
My influences were Peter Sellers and the great British character actors.
[ Actors British Character Great Influences Peter Sellers Were]
I think you can find yourself on one of these shows for a long period of time and think that all you'll ever be able to do is that character. Certainly people think of you that way.
[ Able Certainly Character Ever Find Long Period Shows These Think Time Way Yourself]
I think I am more attracted to characters with a subtext, whatever that is and they don't necessarily have to be virtuous, but they have to at least be human.
[ Am Attracted Characters Human Least More Necessarily Subtext Think Virtuous Whatever]
I would quite like to do a different accent or play something so different from myself because Olivia, the character I play in this film, is similar to me.
[ Accent Because Character Different Film Myself Olivia Play Quite Similar Something Would]
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 all of the qualities of the scene-setting, the dialogue, the place and time and the time and place in which your characters move. And I want to move with the characters, move with them and describe the world in which they are living.
[ Characters Describe Dialogue Living Move Place Qualities Them Time Want Which World Your]
When I'm writing a woman character, I don't think, 'What would a woman do?' I just think, 'What would this character do in this situation?'
[ Character Just Situation Think Woman Would Writing]
You have to like the characters you play.
[ Characters Play]
Mitch and I have known each other for such a long time, and we're both so pleased to be given this opportunity at this point in our lives to play characters that we've never really had a chance to play before. It's a great gift. Plus we're wise enough to appreciate it.
[ Appreciate Before Both Chance Characters Each Enough Gift Given Great Had Known Lives Long Mitch Never Opportunity Other Our Play Pleased Plus Point Really Such Time Wise]
The final forming of a person's character lies in their own hands.
[ Character Final Forming Hands Lies Own Person Their]
It is for the latter that I always wanted to be an actor: to play characters who are always on the move.
[ Actor Always Characters Latter Move Play Wanted]
To re-live these characters would be wonderful, because I know when the show ends it will be huge mourning process.
[ Because Characters Ends Huge Know Mourning Process Show These Will Wonderful Would]
There are certainly times when my own everyday life seems to retreat so the life of the story can take me over. That is why a writer often needs space and time, so that he or she can abandon ordinary life and "live" with the characters.
[ Abandon Certainly Characters Everyday Life Live Needs Often Ordinary Over Own Retreat Seems She Space Story Take Time Times Why Writer]
My only job as an actor is to try and understand the character and, to the best of my ability, bring this character to life.
[ Ability Actor Best Bring Character Job Life Only Try Understand]
The object of man's worship, whatever it be, will naturally be his standard of perfection. He clothes it with every attribute, belonging, in his view, to a perfect character; and this character he himself endeavors to attain.
[ Attain Attribute Belonging Character Clothes Endeavors Every Himself His Man Naturally Object Perfect Perfection Standard View Whatever Will Worship]
However dark and profitless, however painful and weary, existence may have become, life is not done, and our Christian character is not won, so long as God has anything left for us to suffer, or anything left for us to do.
[ Anything Become Character Christian Dark Done Existence God However Left Life Long May Our Painful Suffer Us Weary Won]
Crime is the price society pays for abandoning character.
[ Abandoning Character Crime Pays Price Society]
National character is only another name for the particular form which the littleness, perversity and baseness of mankind take in every country. Every nation mocks at other nations, and all are right.
[ Another Baseness Character Country Every Form Littleness Mankind Mocks Name Nation National Nations Only Other Particular Perversity Right Take Which]
I always think of the character as being me. But me wearing a 'coat', which may be a different way of speaking, moving or regarding other people. To me, acting is pretending, just like kids playing, only you pretend as if it were really, really real.
[ Acting Always Being Character Coat Different Just Kids May Moving Only Other Playing Pretend Pretending Real Really Regarding Speaking Think Way Wearing Were Which]
I know some things when I start. I know, let's say, that the play is going to be a 1970s or a 1930s play, and it's going to be about a piano, but that's it. I slowly discover who the characters are as I go along.
[ Along Characters Discover Go Going Know Piano Play Say Slowly Some Start Things]
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]
In disposition the Negro is joyous, flexible, and indolent; while the many nations which compose this race present a singular diversity of intellectual character, of which the far extreme is the lowest grade of humanity.
[ Character Compose Disposition Diversity Extreme Far Flexible Grade Humanity Indolent Intellectual Joyous Lowest Many Nations Negro Present Race Singular Which While]
I like them all - I don't always approve. I see myself as a sort of benevolent uncle to these characters, and I can see why they do what they do; sometimes they make some mistakes, but at heart I think they're decent.
[ Always Approve Benevolent Characters Decent Heart Make Mistakes Myself See Some Sometimes Sort Them These Think Uncle Why]
Knowledge has outstripped character development, and the young today are given an education rather than an upbringing.
[ Character Development Education Given Knowledge Outstripped Rather Than Today Upbringing Young]
The discipline of desire is the background of character.
[ Background Character Desire Discipline]
Andrew has talked about my character being the conscience of the film, the heart of the film.
[ Andrew Being Character Conscience Film Heart Talked]
People would be shocked to know... that despite the nature of my TV character, I am actually a nice guy.
[ Actually Am Character Despite Guy Know Nature Nice Shocked Tv Would]
Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.
[ Beautiful Beauty Character Conduct Contributes Courage Deal Discipline Fades Fortifies Fortitude Great Her Integrity Make Mode Standard Woman Youth]
Characters can be mysterious and you're not really sure which way they might turn at a given point.
[ Characters Given Might Mysterious Point Really Sure Turn Way Which]
The characters in the book grow up with us. My voice has broken as well.
[ Book Broken Characters Grow Up Us Voice Well]
There can be no failure to a man who has not lost his courage, his character, his self respect, or his self-confidence. He is still a King.
[ Character Courage Failure His King Lost Man Respect Self Self-Confidence Still]
Quite casually I wander into my plot, poke around with my characters for a while, then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved.
[ Around Casually Characters Improved Into Leaving Moral Off Plot Poke Proved Quite Reader Then Wander While]
My hope is that people will be repulsed by the character's complete lack of ethics and obsession with consumerism - that's what I was saying about the difference between the character's message and the film's message.
[ Between Character Complete Consumerism Difference Ethics Film Hope Lack Message Obsession Repulsed Saying Will]
Yeah, I mean the material, directors, the other cast, and if you think you can do something with the character then you do it and go from there. I am looking forward to doing some smaller movies.
[ Am Cast Character Directors Doing Forward Go Looking Material Mean Movies Other Smaller Some Something Then Think Yeah]
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]
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]
Life is a series of experiences, each one of which makes us bigger, even though sometimes it is hard to realize this. For the world was built to develop character, and we must learn that the setbacks and grieves which we endure help us in our marching onward.
[ Bigger Built Character Develop Each Endure Even Experiences Grieves Hard Help Learn Life Makes Marching Must Onward Our Realize Series Setbacks Sometimes Though Us Which World]
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]
There's one thing everyone should understand: I like my character.
[ Character Everyone Should Thing Understand]
When I think about the world I would like to leave to my daughter and the grandchildren I hope to have, it is a world that moves away from unequal, unstable, unsustainable interdependence to integrated communities - locally, nationally and globally - that share the characteristics of all successful communities.
[ Away Characteristics Communities Daughter Globally Grandchildren Hope Integrated Interdependence Leave Locally Moves Nationally Share Successful Think Unequal Unstable Unsustainable World Would]
The people in general ought to have regard to the moral character of those whom they invest with authority either in the legislative, executive, or judicial branches.
[ Authority Branches Character Either Executive General Invest Judicial Legislative Moral Ought Regard Those Whom]
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]
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]
There is no place in my soul, no corner of my character, where God is not.
[ Character Corner God Place Soul Where]
I always think that I love doing what I'm doing at the moment. The past is over. I can't go play one of those characters again. But I can play this and I can continue to grow in what I'm doing at the moment and that's really what I'm thinking about now.
[ Again Always Characters Continue Doing Go Grow Love Moment Now Over Past Play Really Think Thinking Those]
I've been blessed with some lovely scripts and a character that people could truly identify with. It's one of those surprises in life that makes you think, 'God was smiling on me that particular day.
[ Been Blessed Character Could Day God Identify Life Lovely Makes Particular Scripts Smiling Some Surprises Think Those Truly]
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]
One thing that's great about being a character actor is that a movie doesn't rest on your shoulders. If it bombs, it won't hurt my career.
[ Actor Being Bombs Career Character Great Hurt Movie Rest Shoulders Thing Won Your]
I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
[ Any Believes Bestowed Books Characters Free Hasn Her Sense She Surprises Those Will Writers Writing]
Making cartoons means very hard work at every step of the way, but creating a successful cartoon character is the hardest work of all.
[ Cartoon Cartoons Character Creating Every Hard Hardest Making Means Step Successful Very Way Work]
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]
There's an institution here called the National Sound Archive, and there's a character who works there, Paul Wilson. He takes a very special interest in the history of the music and advised Martin Davidson of the existence of these tapes.
[ Advised Called Character Davidson Existence Here History Institution Interest Martin Music National Paul Sound Special Takes Tapes These Very Wilson Works]
Nature is at work. Character and destiny are her handiwork. She gives us love and hate, jealousy and reverence. All that is ours is the power to choose which impulse we shall follow.
[ Character Choose Destiny Follow Gives Handiwork Hate Her Impulse Jealousy Love Nature Ours Power Reverence Shall She Us Which Work]
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]
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]
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]
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]
Money takes wings. The only thing that endures is character.
[ Character Endures Money Only Takes Thing Wings]
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]
Besides the mistakes that are pointed out, I love the way readers become involved with the characters. When readers start asking about character motivations instead of concentrating on the special effects, it means you're connecting with them on a personal level.
[ Asking Become Besides Character Characters Concentrating Connecting Effects Instead Involved Level Love Means Mistakes Motivations Out Personal Pointed Readers Special Start Them Way]
I probably wouldn't make a good accountant. I don't even understand what my accountant tells me. But the character is a sort of exaggerated version of me, he's a little more frightened than I am, everything seems so much bigger to him than it does to me.
[ Accountant Am Bigger Character Does Even Everything Exaggerated Frightened Good Him Little Make More Much Probably Seems Sort Tells Than Understand Version]
Definitely they write themselves. It's an amazing experience. It's like the characters have come alive and are sitting on my shoulder talking to me, telling me their tales.
[ Alive Amazing Characters Come Definitely Experience Shoulder Sitting Tales Talking Telling Their Themselves Write]
You learn to rely on a few basic movements and use your voice to the greatest extent possible to convey your emotions. So there was a technical challenge there and a responsibility to create a character from behind the mask.
[ Basic Behind Challenge Character Convey Create Emotions Extent Few Greatest Learn Mask Movements Possible Rely Responsibility Technical Use Voice Your]
If you don't have obsessions, don't write. my characters are obsessed.
[ Characters Obsessed Obsessions Write]
I think you need people of principle, of character, that are leaders, that take stands on important tough issues that will affect the future of this country.
[ Affect Character Country Future Important Issues Leaders Need Principle Stands Take Think Tough Will]
Character is destiny.
[ Character Destiny]
I always start from scratch with a character - they're never based on anyone else. You get ideas of what people look like, and I'm a great people watcher. You can draw inspiration from people.
[ Always Anyone Based Character Draw Else Get Great Ideas Inspiration Look Never Scratch Start]
I cannot be much pleased without an appearance of truth; at least of possibility I wish the history to be natural though the sentiments are refined; and the characters to be probable, though their behaviour is excelling.
[ Appearance Behaviour Cannot Characters History Least Much Natural Pleased Possibility Probable Refined Sentiments Their Though Truth Wish Without]
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]
Your outlook upon life, your estimate of yourself, your estimate of your value are largely colored by your environment. Your whole career will be modified, shaped, molded by your surroundings, by the character of the people with whom you come in contact every day.
[ Career Character Colored Come Contact Day Environment Estimate Every Largely Life Modified Molded Outlook Shaped Surroundings Upon Value Whole Whom Will Your Yourself]
In creating the Harry Potter artwork, I try to bring a certain amount of realism and believability to the characters and setting, but still add an element of wonder and the unknown.
[ Add Amount Artwork Bring Certain Characters Creating Element Harry Potter Realism Setting Still Try Unknown Wonder]
I try to find what makes even the worst, most despicable character sympathetic at his or her core.
[ Character Core Despicable Even Find Her His Makes Most Sympathetic Try Worst]
The key to this collaboration - which we undertook after much deliberation - was to stretch creatively. New characters, new locales, new form (the novella).
[ After Characters Collaboration Creatively Deliberation Form Key Much New Stretch Undertook Which]
I'm a character actress, plain and simple... Who can worry about a career? Have a life. Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again.
[ Actors Actress Again Career Careers Character Life Movie Plain Simple Stars Then Work Worry]
I put heavy emphasis on the characters.
[ Characters Emphasis Heavy Put]
I couldn't deal with playing a character who rides motorcycles and has a leather jacket and is a tough kid, y'know?
[ Character Deal Jacket Kid Know Leather Motorcycles Playing Rides Tough]
What makes literature interesting is that it does not survive its translation. The characters in a novel are made out of the sentences. That's what their substance is.
[ Characters Does Interesting Literature Made Makes Novel Out Sentences Substance Survive Their Translation]
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]
But, you know, it really depends on the character. Age doesn't really matter.
[ Age Character Depends Know Matter Really]
But I'm attracted to roles where I get to really go in and explore a character.
[ Attracted Character Explore Get Go Really Roles Where]
When I draw a character, very often as I'm doing a face, my face mirrors the expression.
[ Character Doing Draw Expression Face Mirrors Often 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]
For the third season, we do a sit around on one episode where we were in character and then we commented on one episode just being ourselves, so - not really. I was comfortable, though. I wasn't nervous.
[ Around Being Character Comfortable Commented Episode Just Nervous Ourselves Really Season Sit Then Third Though Were Where]
There is no glory in war, yet from the blackness of its history, there emerge vivid colours of human character and courage. Those who risked their lives to help their friends.
[ Blackness Character Colours Courage Emerge Friends Glory Help History Human Lives Risked Their Those Vivid War Yet]
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]
The Greeks already understood that there was more interest in portraying an unusual character than a usual character - that is the purpose of films and theatre.
[ Already Character Films Greeks Interest More Portraying Purpose Than Theatre Understood Unusual Usual]
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]
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]
Laziness has become the chief characteristic of journalism, displacing incompetence.
[ Become Characteristic Chief Displacing Incompetence Journalism Laziness]
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]
I enjoy the character interplay. Sometimes the audience is not laughing, but smiling, and that is almost just as good because it keeps them ready to laugh.
[ Almost Audience Because Character Enjoy Good Interplay Just Keeps Laugh Laughing Ready Smiling Sometimes Them]
Well first of all you have to make the character strong so that people can follow that. And then hopefully that character can integrate with the background of the social situation that people can recognize.
[ Background Character First Follow Hopefully Integrate Make Recognize Situation Social Strong Then Well]
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]
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]
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]
George has only got to ring me. His imagination is so wonderful, I'd do any character he might create.
[ Any Character Create George Got His Imagination Might Only Ring Wonderful]
My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives.
[ Aids Apart Because Change Characters Critics Going Had How Lives Picked Play Safe Sex Talked Their Thought Untrue Which]
I 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]
I never act my characters - I am them.
[ Act Am Characters Never Them]
Portraying emotionally ill characters gives me the chance to really act.
[ Act Chance Characters Emotionally Gives Ill Portraying Really]
I want people to like me. They don't have to always like my characters, you understand.
[ Always Characters Understand Want]
Each tribe has its characteristics, it is true.
[ Characteristics Each Tribe True]
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]
The constraints of melodrama can be a great blessing, because they demand that all the characters involved - as absurd and extreme as they may initially seem - must stay utterly rooted in their own reality, or the whole project collapses.
[ Absurd Because Blessing Characters Collapses Constraints Demand Extreme Great Initially Involved May Melodrama Must Own Project Reality Rooted Seem Stay Their Utterly Whole]
The narrative constructs the identity of the character, what can be called his or her narrative identity, in constructing that of the story told. It is the identity of the story that makes the identity of the character.
[ Called Character Constructing Constructs Her His Identity Makes Narrative Story Told]
Travel provided many interesting experiences, but perhaps the most useful lesson I learned was that I really had no proficiency for learning the thousands of characters of the written Chinese language.
[ Characters Chinese Experiences Had Interesting Language Learned Learning Lesson Many Most Perhaps Proficiency Provided Really Thousands Travel Useful Written]
Some of the newer folks in the industry, I'm not sure they are familiar with the term acting. They don't understand what it means to play a character rather than just be a personality.
[ Acting Character Familiar Folks Industry Just Means Newer Personality Play Rather Some Sure Term Than Understand]
It's necessary to track characters all the way through an opera. If you're dealing with more than one or two characters, it's very easy to forget that the others have lives of their own that feed into the story.
[ Characters Dealing Easy Feed Forget Into Lives More Necessary Opera Others Own Story Than Their Through Track Two Very Way]
Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.
[ Also Character Dyed Habitual Mind Soul Such Thoughts Will Your]
From beginning to end it's about keeping the energy and the intensity of the story and not doing too much and not doing too little, but just enough so people stay interested and stay involved in the characters.
[ Beginning Characters Doing End Energy Enough Intensity Interested Involved Just Keeping Little Much Stay Story Too]
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]
When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character. Friendship
[ Character Choose Choosing Friends Over Personality Your]
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]
The test of character is having the ability to meet challenges.
[ Ability Challenges Character Having Meet Test]
You can tell alot about a fellow's character by his way of eating jellybeans. Food
[ Alot Character Eating Fellow His Tell Way]
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]
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]
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]
The car is a character in the piece - I've never liked the car, I submitted to it's objectionable popularity.
[ Car Character Liked Never Objectionable Piece Popularity Submitted]
Most horror films fail to scare me. I think "The Ring" plays more as a psychological thriller. It's smarter, there's more character development and some of the themes explored go a little deeper.
[ Character Deeper Development Explored Fail Films Go Horror Little More Most Plays Psychological Ring Scare Smarter Some Themes Think Thriller]
I think people enjoy a series. When you like a story, many readers want more of the same, which is dandy, if the author and the characters have more to say.
[ Author Characters Dandy Enjoy Many More Readers Same Say Series Story Think Want Which]
The history of all the great characters of the Bible is summed up in this one sentence: They acquainted themselves with God, and acquiesced His will in all things.
[ Acquainted Acquiesced Bible Characters God Great His History Sentence Summed Themselves Things Up Will]
And I have been able to establish this sort of decent reputation as being a decent character actor.
[ Able Actor Been Being Character Decent Establish Reputation Sort]
I want every character be an outsider in some way.
[ Character Every Outsider Some Want Way]
If you're soft and fuzzy, like our little characters, you become the skinny kid on the beach, and people in this business don't mind kicking sand in your face.
[ Beach Become Business Characters Face Fuzzy Kicking Kid Little Mind Our Sand Skinny Soft Your]
I think that each character has fascinated and interested me enough to want to play him.
[ Character Each Enough Fascinated Him Interested Play Think Want]
Ever since I was really little, I've had characters that were in my mind.
[ Characters Ever Had Little Mind Really Since Were]
I feel like I've come out of this grown up, maybe because I live through the character vicariously and she grows up so much during the course of this story.
[ Because Character Come Course During Feel Grown Grows Live Maybe Much Out She Story Through Up Vicariously]
Like any other composer of opera, I choose a subject not for polemical reasons, but because it contains vivid characters in highly charged dramatic situations.
[ Any Because Characters Charged Choose Composer Contains Dramatic Highly Opera Other Reasons Situations Subject Vivid]
Character, like a photograph, develops in darkness.
[ Character Darkness Develops Photograph]
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]
I love playing different characters all the time, so I'm concentrating on doing other stuff.
[ Characters Concentrating Different Doing Love Other Playing Stuff Time]
And I liked this extreme character of de Sade.
[ Character De Extreme Liked Sade]
I think is very beneficial to relax yourself so that when you are doing it you are not staggering for lines and your concentration is not on what I am going to say - but the scene itself, the character that you are talking to.
[ Am Beneficial Character Concentration Doing Going Itself Lines Relax Say Scene Staggering Talking Think Very Your Yourself]
I lost 90 pounds and my blood pressure went down to a normal level and the salt in my urine disappeared. And that was when I had to make the transition from fat character actor to thin character actor.
[ Actor Blood Character Disappeared Down Fat Had Level Lost Make Normal Pounds Pressure Salt Thin Transition Went]
The most important aspect of any story, to me, is character.
[ Any Aspect Character Important Most Story]
Who can doubt that between the English and the French, between the Scotch and the Irish, there are differences of character which have profoundly affected and still affect the course of history?
[ Affect Affected Between Character Course Differences Doubt English French History Irish Profoundly Scotch Still Which]
One of the characteristics I cherish in my friends is their childlike gullibility, and several excited minutes were spent trying to actually find this book.
[ Actually Book Characteristics Cherish Childlike Excited Find Friends Gullibility Minutes Several Spent Their Trying Were]
Whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.
[ Any Begin Characters Defects Dwell Engaging Gradually Harmless Length Little Mild Other Own Rather Seem Shortcomings Staring Things Time Whenever]
Few characters in history are indispensable.
[ Characters Few History Indispensable]
I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.
[ Another Characters Desperate Easier Found Fragile Frightened Hysteria Identify Life Out Person Reach Really Seemingly Strong These Upon Verge Were]
There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.
[ Character Fatal Finished Half Nothing Tasks]
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]
I was a Sedgewick without the smarts. It infused its way into me and I feel like it formed my character in a big way because of what I was exposed to.
[ Because Big Character Exposed Feel Formed Infused Into Smarts Way Without]
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]
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]
In the prequel we're going to tell about the characters before Left Behind, and the book would end with the rapture instead of start with the rapture like the first one did.
[ Before Behind Book Characters Did End First Going Instead Left Prequel Rapture Start Tell Would]
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]
There've been many a season where I couldn't get work, and I think that you learn character development and you learn how to really want what you do in life when you can't really do it.
[ Been Character Development Get How Learn Life Many Really Season Think Want Where Work]
Perhaps, all writers walk such a line. In general - as we all do in our dreams - I believe I put something of myself into all the characters in my novels, male as well as female.
[ Believe Characters Dreams Female General Into Line Male Myself Novels Our Perhaps Put Something Such Walk Well Writers]
I thought my character definitely was very much in love with him and wanted to be with him, but I think at some point they were going to have to draw the line.
[ Character Definitely Draw Going Him Line Love Much Point Some Think Thought Very Wanted Were]
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]
Certain characteristic properties of elements can be foretold from their atomic weights.
[ Atomic Certain Characteristic Elements Foretold Properties Their Weights]
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]
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]
I felt like I was flying without a net. But once I realized that the audience was my partner, I was flying a jet, because the people would allow me to develop the character on stage.
[ Allow Audience Because Character Develop Felt Flying Jet Net Once Partner Realized Stage Without Would]
I've been on the show for six years and I don't even know what her history is. I sort of make things up in my mind, but I think it's hard for an audience to follow and invest in a character when they don't have the details.
[ Audience Been Character Details Even Follow Hard Her History Invest Know Make Mind Show Six Sort Things Think Up Years]
It's like real life: We don't get a preview of what's coming up, thank God, and we don't build our own character from what we're going to be informed with in the future.
[ Build Character Coming Future Get God Going Informed Life Our Own Preview Real Thank Up]
I'm first and foremost interested in the story, the characters.
[ Characters First Foremost Interested Story]
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]
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]
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]
I find out more about Jack every week. Essentially, I'm the same character, but I'm having more fun this season because I'm doing more aliases, you know. I like the surprise of not knowing.
[ Because Character Doing Essentially Every Find Fun Having Jack Know Knowing More Out Same Season Surprise Week]
I describe my plots as follows; A character is walking down the street when all of a sudden a piano falls on them. They spend the rest of the story digging out from under that piano. How they dig, how long and how well, this all depends entirely on the character.
[ Character Depends Describe Dig Digging Down Entirely Falls Follows How Long Out Piano Plots Rest Spend Story Street Sudden Them Under Walking Well]
Comics as art. I do comics as comics, and my opportunity to tell stories. Simple. Basic. Let the characters have the excitement, not the package. That's where I come from.
[ Art Basic Characters Come Comics Excitement Opportunity Package Simple Stories Tell Where]
By moving them vertically, a representative mean curve could be formed, and individual events were then characterized by individual logarithmic differences from the standard curve.
[ Characterized Could Curve Differences Events Formed Individual Logarithmic Mean Moving Representative Standard Them Then Vertically Were]
The elements and majestic forces in nature, Lightning, Wind, Water, Fire, and Frost, were regarded with awe as spiritual powers, but always secondary and intermediate in character.
[ Always Awe Character Elements Fire Forces Frost Intermediate Lightning Majestic Nature Powers Regarded Secondary Spiritual Water Were Wind]
Finally, after a lot of searching and digging, it was simply the love of family that gave me a road into the character. Once I got into that, and we delved into what it would be like to survive cancer and the ability to see how precious life is, it became easier to play her.
[ Ability After Became Cancer Character Delved Digging Easier Family Finally Gave Got Her How Into Life Lot Love Once Play Precious Road Searching See Simply Survive Would]
I'm an actor and I've created a lasting and memorable character named Frasier, who is not me, but who most people think is. So when I have a chance to play something that's different, I embrace it because it's fun; also in this case, he's a memorable character.
[ Actor Also Because Case Chance Character Created Different Embrace Fun Lasting Memorable Most Named Play Something Think]
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]
But I also wanted to give them an intelligent emotional journey, without having to suspend reality - to be able to look at those characters and see reasons for the relationships and why what happens happens.
[ Able Also Characters Emotional Give Happens Having Intelligent Journey Look Reality Reasons Relationships See Suspend Them Those Wanted Why Without]
The function of education is to teach one to think intensively and to think critically. Intelligence plus character - that is the goal of true education.
[ Character Critically Education Function Goal Intelligence Intensively Plus Teach Think True]
When the venture has been made of dealing with historical events and characters, it always seems fair towards the reader to avow what liberties have been taken, and how much of the sketch is founded on history.
[ Always Been Characters Dealing Events Fair Founded Historical History How Liberties Made Much Reader Seems Sketch Taken Towards Venture]
Theater actors like to change character roles. They don't like to always do the same thing.
[ Actors Always Change Character Roles Same Theater Thing]
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]
I'm always happier and a better actor when I can really lose myself in a character and become somebody else.
[ Actor Always Become Better Character Else Happier Lose Myself Really Somebody]
Luck relies on chance, labor on character.
[ Chance Character Labor Luck Relies]
I'm just a pack mule. I've played leads and I've played character roles. Any actress in Hollywood will tell you as your age climbs, the leads thin.
[ Actress Age Any Character Climbs Hollywood Just Leads Mule Pack Played Roles Tell Thin Will Your]
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]
The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this, as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character.
[ Cannot Character Derives Exterior Inspiration Interior Life Much Since Without]
What a person praises is perhaps a surer standard, even than what he condemns, of his own character, information and abilities.
[ Abilities Character Condemns Even His Information Own Perhaps Person Praises Standard Surer Than]
If I don't have a project going, I sit down and begin to write something - a character sketch, a monologue, a description of some sight, or even just a list of ideas.
[ Begin Character Description Down Even Going Ideas Just List Monologue Project Sight Sit Sketch Some Something Write]
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]
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 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 was nice, though, to have the long term benefit to be able to pare away those things and eventually make the character my own and put my own unique stamp.
[ Able Away Benefit Character Eventually Long Make Nice Own Put Stamp Term Things Those Though Unique]
One of the characteristics of plays that are made into films is that they can be very talky.
[ Characteristics Films Into Made Plays Very]
This was a mutual relationship, mutual on all levels, right from the way it started and all the way through. I don't accept that he had to completely desecrate my character.
[ Accept Character Completely Had Levels Mutual Relationship Right Started Through Way]
I do not use profanity in my novels. My characters all go to church.
[ Characters Church Go Novels Profanity Use]
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]
Changes have taken place since year one. When Caruso left, that was a big change. We've been able to adapt nicely. It's given us new opportunities for different characters and story lines.
[ Able Adapt Been Big Change Changes Characters Different Given Left Lines New Nicely Opportunities Place Since Story Taken Us Year]
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 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]
Take characters that Nicholson or De Niro play: they're not always tough.
[ Always Characters De Nicholson Niro Play Take Tough]
I like to be able to play a character and act out a lot of things which I can't or don't do in my normal everyday life.
[ Able Act Character Everyday Life Lot Normal Out Play Things Which]
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]
The Japanese have a strong tendency to suppress their own feelings. That's the Japanese character. They kill their own emotions.
[ Character Emotions Feelings Japanese Kill Own Strong Suppress Tendency Their]
I hadn't even watched '24' before, and the audition was kind of far away. When I got the material, there wasn't a character yet, so it almost seemed like an assistant to Jack Bauer saying, 'Yes, sir. No, sir.'
[ Almost Assistant Audition Away Before Character Even Far Got Hadn Jack Kind Material Saying Seemed Sir Watched Yes Yet]
The mere holding of slaves, therefore, is a condition having per se nothing of moral character in it, any more than the being a parent, or employer, or ruler.
[ Any Being Character Condition Employer Having Holding Mere Moral More Nothing Parent Per Ruler Se Slaves Than Therefore]
The first thing I read was of my character on the phone talking to Sydney's fiance. Though short, it was so beautifully written, and it made me laugh. I thought if I wanted to play a character, this would be it.
[ Beautifully Character Fiance First Laugh Made Phone Play Read Short Sydney Talking Thing Though Thought Wanted Would Written]
Then there's going to be another project I am involved with, in fact, I'm going back to film it next week. It's a game for the Internet called Advance Warriors, and my character is Max, who is blind, but he has special powers. It will be a new game played on the Internet.
[ Advance Am Another Back Blind Called Character Fact Film Game Going Internet Involved Max New Next Played Powers Project Special Then Warriors Week Will]
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]
I'm a character actress.
[ Actress Character]
Well, if you look at the whole story, I mean there's only Jews and Romans in the story. I mean I just wanted to flesh that character out and make that a drama about the people around Christ when he was going through this passion.
[ Around Character Christ Drama Flesh Going Jews Just Look Make Mean Only Out Passion Romans Story Through Wanted Well Whole]
I just kind of understood it, and I threw my love for others and love for life into the character, and was having a blast. I loved playing Dharma. I loved it!
[ Blast Character Dharma Having Into Just Kind Life Love Loved Others Playing Threw Understood]
Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.
[ Autobiography Characters Concerned Ego Every Quixote Self Two]
These meetings all have excited great attention, and have been of an exceedingly interesting character.
[ Attention Been Character Exceedingly Excited Great Interesting Meetings These]
I start with the story, almost in the old campfire sense, and the story leads to both the characters, which actors should best be cast in this story, and the language. The choice of words, more than anything else, creates the feeling that the story gives off.
[ Actors Almost Anything Best Both Campfire Cast Characters Choice Creates Else Feeling Gives Language Leads More Off Old Sense Should Start Story Than Which Words]
In playing the part of Mammy, I tried to make her a living, breathing character, the way she appeared to me in the book.
[ Appeared Book Breathing Character Her Living Make Part Playing She Tried Way]
The conspicuously wealthy turn up urging the character building values of the privation of the poor.
[ Building Character Conspicuously Poor Privation Turn Up Urging Values Wealthy]
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]
Parents look at me like I'm somebody pretty important, and say, We were raised on your characters, and now we're enjoying them all over again with our children.
[ Again Characters Children Enjoying Important Look Now Our Over Parents Pretty Raised Say Somebody Them Were Your]
I don't like to think that maybe I'm just getting old. I'm not too excited about watching a huge explosion. I'm more interested in people and characters.
[ Characters Excited Explosion Getting Huge Interested Just Maybe More Old Think Too Watching]
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]
Each race (or variety) is characterized by a more or less distinct combination of inherited morphological, behavioral, physiological traits.
[ Behavioral Characterized Combination Distinct Each Inherited Less More Morphological Physiological Race Traits Variety]
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]
To have character is to be big enough to take life on.
[ Big Character Enough Life Take]
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]
Of course, I also gave him the ineffable pleasures of pipe smoking. And no children, because when this character was created I did not yet have the four children I later had. I must add I also gave him a certain taste for food.
[ Add Also Because Certain Character Children Course Created Did Food Four Gave Had Him Ineffable Later Must Pipe Pleasures Smoking Taste Yet]
When you have to play a character that seems to be a relatively decent person and seems to be like yourself, I think the trick in that kind of character, so that you don't become a cliche, is to find where their weaknesses are.
[ Become Character Cliche Decent Find Kind Person Play Relatively Seems Their Think Trick Weaknesses Where Yourself]
Personality can open doors, but only character can keep them open.
[ Character Doors Keep Only Open Personality Them]
The most important basis of any novel is wanting to be someone else, and this means creating a character.
[ Any Basis Character Creating Else Important Means Most Novel Someone Wanting]
I am writing about people who are alive in the city of New York during mid-20th-century America. And these people are like a character in a play or they are figures in a short story or a novel.
[ Alive Am America Character City During Figures New Novel Play Short Story These Writing York]
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]
My role in 'Legally Blonde' was really rewarding, because I had so much fun working on the movie. I've had really rewarding experiences on tiny low budget films that you'll never see but where I had a cool time creating characters as well. I love almost all of the characters I've played.
[ Almost Because Blonde Budget Characters Cool Creating Experiences Films Fun Had Legally Love Low Movie Much Never Played Really Rewarding Role See Time Tiny Well Where Working]
If you watch young children play, you will notice that they create games, characters, situations, whole worlds in which they immerse themselves with intense concentration.
[ Characters Children Concentration Create Games Immerse Intense Notice Play Situations Themselves Watch Which Whole Will Worlds Young]
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]
The character of a people may be ruined by charity.
[ Character Charity May Ruined]
All my stories are about the action of grace on a character who is not very willing to support it, but most people think of these stories as hard, hopeless and brutal.
[ Action Brutal Character Grace Hard Hopeless Most Stories Support These Think Very Willing]
It is our character that supports the promise of our future - far more than particular government programs or policies.
[ Character Far Future Government More Our Particular Policies Programs Promise Supports Than]
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]
As it is the characteristic of great wits to say much in few words, so small wits seem to have the gift of speaking much and saying nothing.
[ Characteristic Few Gift Great Much Nothing Say Saying Seem Small Speaking Wits Words]
I prefer the rather old and battered, things with character, to the brand new.
[ Battered Brand Character New Old Prefer Rather Things]
Well, I think I've made 44 films and only like four times I've played real characters I'm just drawn to people who have a pioneer spirit, this extraordinary energy and commitment to their cause.
[ Cause Characters Commitment Drawn Energy Extraordinary Films Four Just Made Only Pioneer Played Real Spirit Their Think Times Well]
I'm always more motivated by the pain of a funny character than by what makes him funny.
[ Always Character Funny Him Makes More Motivated Pain Than]
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]
The theater of the mind is impossible to compete with, and I like the idea that with a few suggestions, each reader forms in his or her own mind what a character or a place looks like.
[ Character Compete Each Few Forms Her His Idea Impossible Looks Mind Own Place Reader Suggestions Theater]
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]
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]
Television provides the opportunity for an ongoing story - the opportunity to meld the cast and the characters and a world, and to spend more time there.
[ Cast Characters More Ongoing Opportunity Provides Spend Story Television Time World]
Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all. Work
[ Character Hard Noses Sleeves Some Their Turn Up Work]
I 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]
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]
People just expect you to show up, be a cartoon character of yourself, take your money and go home. But don't screw up to the point where you're gonna be out of the picture.
[ Cartoon Character Expect Go Gonna Home Just Money Out Picture Point Screw Show Take Up Where Your Yourself]
If the egotist is weak, his egotism is worthless. If the egotist is strong, acute, full of distinctive character, his egotism is precious, and remains a possession of the race.
[ Acute Character Distinctive Egotism Egotist Full His Possession Precious Race Remains Strong Weak Worthless]
Well what do you do with a character like Christine Cagney and you tell her she can't have things?
[ Cagney Character Christine Her She Tell Things Well]
Like De Niro. He's one of the best character actors we have ever had.
[ Actors Best Character De Ever Had Niro]
Character in a saint means the disposition of Jesus Christ persistently manifested.
[ Character Christ Disposition Jesus Manifested Means Persistently Saint]
A big part of what I wanted to do with this character was go from when I was a boy and try and develop into a man, really try and play him as a man who is on this search, on a journey of personal, spiritual, political, social discovery.
[ Big Boy Character Develop Discovery Go Him Into Journey Man Part Personal Play Political Really Search Social Spiritual Try Wanted]
Typically in horror films the character just services the plot, and you really are just going from 'point a' to 'point b,' just so that you can end up at 'point c.' They are just sort of stick characters. That's just not interesting to me.
[ Character Characters End Films Going Horror Interesting Just Plot Point Really Services Sort Stick Typically Up]
There are good characters and bad characters.
[ Bad Characters Good]
This election marks a significant moment in Haiti; it not only serves as the basis of hope along the road to democracy, but also serves as a testament to the resolve and character of the Haitian people during their long struggle for peace, reconciliation, and prosperity.
[ Along Also Basis Character Democracy During Election Haiti Haitian Hope Long Marks Moment Only Peace Prosperity Reconciliation Resolve Road Serves Significant Struggle Testament Their]
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]
Not to oversimplify it, somebody once said a good rule of thumb in interpreting a character is to find the good in the bad people that you portray and the bad in the good.
[ Bad Character Find Good Interpreting Once Portray Rule Said Somebody Thumb]
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]
I think if you play a character that is fearless, then it's boring. I think that's what was so incredible about Harrison Ford, is that he always seemed like he was never going to survive it, he's always scared, and yet he always does survive it somehow.
[ Always Boring Character Does Fearless Ford Going Harrison Incredible Never Play Scared Seemed Somehow Survive Then Think Yet]
Character must be kept bright as well as clean.
[ Bright Character Clean Kept Must Well]
It is so characteristic, that just when the mechanics of reproduction are so vastly improved, there are fewer and fewer people who know how the music should be played.
[ Characteristic Fewer How Improved Just Know Mechanics Music Played Reproduction Should Vastly]
The Missouri is, perhaps, different in appearance and character from all other rivers in the world; there is a terror in its manner which is sensibly felt, the moment we enter its muddy waters from the Mississippi.
[ Appearance Character Different Enter Felt Manner Mississippi Missouri Moment Muddy Other Perhaps Rivers Sensibly Terror Waters Which World]
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]
I would certainly choose my jobs depending on the actions of the character. I won't do anything that has to do with child abuse or women's abuse.
[ Abuse Actions Anything Certainly Character Child Choose Depending Jobs Women Won Would]
Large parties given to very young children... foster the passions of vanity and envy, and produce a love of dress and display which is very repulsive in the character of a child.
[ Character Child Children Display Dress Envy Foster Given Large Love Parties Passions Produce Repulsive Vanity Very Which Young]
Good guy' or 'bad guy', hero or anti hero; doesn't matter to me, what role I play, only the character have something magical.
[ Anti Bad Character Good Guy Hero Magical Matter Only Play Role Something]
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]
The physical characteristics of the child Jesus will always remain a point of discussion. No artist has ever produced a type, nor ever will, that has in it all that the varying minds of all time will acknowledge as complete.
[ Acknowledge Always Artist Characteristics Child Complete Discussion Ever Jesus Minds Nor Physical Point Produced Remain Time Type Varying Will]
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]
The attitude of insolent haughtiness is characteristic of the relationships Americans form with what is alien to them, with others.
[ Alien Americans Attitude Characteristic Form Insolent Others Relationships Them]
Each character represented a trait that resides in me.
[ Character Each Represented Resides Trait]
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]
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]
Ninety percent of video game AI really is pretty damn bad. I think that's actually why it's so much fun to shoot things. Because the AI is so bad and the characters are so annoying.
[ Actually Ai Annoying Bad Because Characters Damn Fun Game Much Ninety Percent Pretty Really Shoot Things Think Video Why]
An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
[ Always Art Characterizes Creates Creativeness Critical Critique Degree High Itself Judgment Language Life Medium Names Passes Show Speech Whose Will]
If I get blocked, it is generally because I don't know enough about some aspect of the story or the characters. The answer for this is generally more research, or making more background notes, so the place and person can be more fully realized inside my own mind.
[ Answer Aspect Background Because Blocked Characters Enough Fully Generally Get Inside Know Making Mind More Notes Own Person Place Realized Research Some Story]
I lost 30 pounds to play my character in 'The Mexican', but people don't take to skinny mafia men, and I don't feel right when I'm thin.
[ Character Feel Lost Mafia Men Mexican Play Pounds Right Skinny Take Thin]
On the whole, the psychological work of the last quarter of the nineteenth century emphasized the study of consciousness to the neglect of the total life of intellect and character.
[ Century Character Consciousness Emphasized Intellect Last Life Neglect Nineteenth Psychological Quarter Study Total Whole Work]
Then I wanted the character to be feminine as opposed to effeminate. Because it's easy to be camp or queen. Anyone can do that. What's difficult is to play feminine.
[ Anyone Because Camp Character Difficult Easy Effeminate Feminine Opposed Play Queen Then Wanted]
At first, I didn't realize it was gonna be a character. I just thought I was gonna be doing me.
[ Character Doing First Gonna Just Realize Thought]
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 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]
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]
I usually start with a repulsive character and go on from there.
[ Character Go Repulsive Start Usually]
The superior man acquaints himself with many sayings of antiquity and many deeds of the past, in order to strengthen his character thereby.
[ Antiquity Character Deeds Himself His Man Many Order Past Sayings Strengthen Superior Thereby]
No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
[ Beyond Character Climb His Limitations Man Out Own]
If you're lucky, and not a lot of actors are these days, you get the chance to create a character.
[ Actors Chance Character Create Days Get Lot Lucky These]
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]
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]
I wouldn't say that I'm very similar to the character of Nathan at all. Both of us have had very different upbringings and backgrounds. I have a competitive nature like the character of Nathan. That's really easy to draw from when I'm acting; that's probably the biggest similarity.
[ Acting Backgrounds Biggest Both Character Competitive Different Draw Easy Had Nathan Nature Probably Really Say Similar Similarity Us Very]
I've been in a lot of trouble and come out of it. I think it shows a lot of good character.
[ Been Character Come Good Lot Out Shows Think Trouble]
Sports teaches you character, it teaches you to play by the rules, it teaches you to know what it feels like to win and lose-it teaches you about life.
[ Character Feels Know Life Play Rules Sports Teaches Win]
I always get inspiration from whatever characters say about my character.
[ Always Character Characters Get Inspiration Say Whatever]
I hate the crazy, neurotic characters beyond a certain point.
[ Beyond Certain Characters Crazy Hate Neurotic Point]
I came on to the film with a very happy-go-lucky attitude which I think my character, Charlie, did when she went into the house. I expected it to be good, and then slowly things started to change for us all.
[ Attitude Came Change Character Charlie Did Expected Film Good Happy-Go-Lucky House Into She Slowly Started Then Things Think Us Very Went Which]
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]
I have heard show business characterized as a refuge for childlike persons in flight from all things harsh and real.
[ Business Characterized Childlike Flight Harsh Heard Persons Real Refuge Show Things]
My Mom and Dad did it pretty good, so I know it can work. The foremost thing I would say about working with Robin and Sean is that they were devoted to this project and devoted to their characters. You can't ask for any more from talented actors like that.
[ Actors Any Ask Characters Dad Devoted Did Foremost Good Know Mom More Pretty Project Robin Say Sean Talented Their Thing Were Work Working 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]
I'm trying to make all the characters change and grow, or regress.
[ Change Characters Grow Make Regress Trying]
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]
Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
[ Achieved Another Character Earn Emotional Expression Greatest Joy Love Man Moral Paid Person Price Qualities Receives Reward Values Virtues Your]
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]
I'm drawn particularly to stories that evolve out of the character of the protagonist.
[ Character Drawn Evolve Out Particularly Protagonist Stories]
I think the character does tend to suit an episodic thing, because what's fun about him is that he doesn't care about anyone else, and it's very difficult for a main character - a lead character - in a movie to not care about anybody else.
[ Anybody Anyone Because Care Character Difficult Does Else Episodic Fun Him Lead Main Movie Suit Tend Thing Think Very]
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]
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]
I think the sense of community that exists with all the characters - that's the answer. The fact that they have found a family in their friends. It does give some depth and meaning to their lives.
[ Answer Characters Community Depth Does Exists Fact Family Found Friends Give Lives Meaning Sense Some Their Think]
A person however learned and qualified in his life's work in whom gratitude is absent, is devoid of that beauty of character which makes personality fragrant.
[ Absent Beauty Character Devoid Fragrant Gratitude His However Learned Life Makes Person Personality Qualified Which Whom Work]
None of us is responsible for the complexion of his skin. This fact of nature offers no clue to the character or quality of the person underneath.
[ Character Clue Complexion Fact His Nature None Offers Person Quality Responsible Skin Underneath Us]
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]
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 loved Old School. I thought Old School was very different than a lot of the comedies that had come out. And that character I liked. I tried to ground him very much in reality and play him very much finding things important to him that are somewhat ridiculous.
[ Character Come Comedies Different Finding Ground Had Him Important Liked Lot Loved Much Old Out Play Reality Ridiculous School Somewhat Than Things Thought Tried Very]
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]
I've worked all my life to shed myself of any character.
[ Any Character Life Myself Shed Worked]
Don't worry so much about your self-esteem. Worry more about your character. Integrity is its own reward.
[ Character Integrity More Much Own Reward Self-Esteem Worry Your]
William Shatner has one style. We have completely contrasting personalities. We're very good friends. I adore him, but we're very different people, so they were smart enough to write characters that reflected that.
[ Adore Characters Completely Contrasting Different Enough Friends Good Him Personalities Reflected Shatner Smart Style Very Were William Write]
I am constantly getting letters from inconsistancies in the back stories of these characters.
[ Am Back Characters Constantly Getting Letters Stories These]
If you watch the show and the characters don't look at each other while they're talking, the actors probably aren't getting along.
[ Actors Along Characters Each Getting Look Other Probably Show Talking Watch While]
But Germany will always suffer, I fear, from the intensely dramatic character of the crimes of the Third Reich.
[ Always Character Crimes Dramatic Fear Germany Intensely Reich Suffer Third Will]
But some actors I have met possess an intelligence that I can only dream of. It's about character, it's about behavior. They understand things about people that I simply don't see.
[ Actors Behavior Character Dream Intelligence Met Only Possess See Simply Some Things Understand]
A lot of people think I'm that guy in 'Betsy's Wedding', but I'm not. What it is for me is that, on some level, I connect with the character emotionally.
[ Character Connect Emotionally Guy Level Lot Some Think Wedding]
It's the same as any role and I find that you can't lump characters together; because they all have different life experiences, different reasons for being the way they are.
[ Any Because Being Characters Different Experiences Find Life Lump Reasons Role Same Together Way]
The first thing I do when I read a part is see if I can identify emotionally with a character. If I make that connection, everything else is just working on knowing their life circumstances and manifesting those through practice and research.
[ Character Circumstances Connection Else Emotionally Everything First Identify Just Knowing Life Make Manifesting Part Practice Read Research See Their Thing Those Through Working]
Fame is a vapor, popularity an accident, and riches take wings. Only one thing endures and that is character.
[ Accident Character Endures Fame Only Popularity Riches Take Thing Wings]
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]
Having no diplomatic representation in Washington, China has no sources which allow her to check the character of applicants and therefore makes the practice of refusing everybody from the United States.
[ Allow Character Check China Diplomatic Everybody Having Her Makes Practice Refusing Representation Sources States Therefore United Washington Which]
Conventional forms of narrative allow for different points of view, but for this book I wanted a structure whereby each of the main characters contributed a distinctive version of the story.
[ Allow Book Characters Contributed Conventional Different Distinctive Each Forms Main Narrative Points Story Structure Version View Wanted Whereby]
The city of Memphis has demonstrated that neither character nor standing avails the Negro if he dares to protect himself against the white man or become his rival.
[ Against Avails Become Character City Dares Demonstrated Himself His Man Memphis Negro Neither Nor Protect Rival Standing White]
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]
Eccentricity has always abounded when and where strength of character had abounded; and the amount of eccentricity in a society has generally been proportional to the amount of genius, mental vigor, and courage which it contained.
[ Always Amount Been Character Contained Courage Eccentricity Generally Genius Had Mental Proportional Society Strength Vigor Where Which]
Honestly, at one time I though Babe Ruth was a cartoon character. I really did, I mean I wasn't born until 1961 and I grew up in Indiana.
[ Babe Born Cartoon Character Did Grew Honestly Indiana Mean Really Ruth Though Time Until Up]
You can construct the character of a man and his age not only from what he does and says, but from what he fails to say and do.
[ Age Character Construct Does Fails His Man Only Say Says]
When wealth is lost, nothing is lost; when health is lost, something is lost; when character is lost, all is lost.
[ Character Health Lost Nothing Something Wealth]
Every relationship between two individuals or two groups will be characterized by the ratio of secrecy that is involved in it.
[ Between Characterized Every Groups Individuals Involved Ratio Relationship Secrecy Two Will]
I see bits and pieces of me in all the characters in my films.
[ Bits Characters Films Pieces See]
I've been in the studio experimenting on making a CD of my own. I'm trying out different producers, styles, sounds. With music, as opposed to acting, you are not playing a character. You are showing people who you are. I really want to have my spirit in it.
[ Acting Been Cd Character Different Experimenting Making Music Opposed Out Own Playing Producers Really Showing Sounds Spirit Studio Styles Trying Want]
I think that's what I really liked about Narc: My character has a real operatic range in a way that older movies used to have.
[ Character Liked Movies Narc Older Operatic Range Real Really Think Used Way]
If you get a book which is 600 pages, you have to reduce it to a script of 100 pages. In two hours of film, you cannot possibly include all the characters.
[ Book Cannot Characters Film Get Hours Include Pages Possibly Reduce Script Two Which]
Prison make you a better judge of character. You pick up on people much faster.
[ Better Character Faster Judge Make Much Pick Prison Up]
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]
I like good stories. Quality products and character are what's important. Even if the script isn't that strong, if I challenge myself with a great character, I'll go for it.
[ Challenge Character Even Go Good Great Important Myself Products Quality Script Stories Strong]
If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel characters I would like to write.
[ Characters Comics Few Look Marvel Very Would Write]
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]
The philosophy of the common man is an old wife that gives him no pleasure, yet he cannot live without her, and resents any aspersions that strangers may cast on her character.
[ Any Cannot Cast Character Common Gives Her Him Live Man May Old Philosophy Pleasure Resents Strangers Wife Without Yet]
A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
[ Character Complicated Extremely Life Man Mechanism Often Only Piece Point Relationships Simple So-Called View]
The interesting part of the process is developing the character, you know, why did he become that? Why is the guy a murderer, or why is this guy a pervert, or whatever he is. So that's the fun part for me to delve into the abyss.
[ Abyss Become Character Delve Developing Did Fun Guy Interesting Into Know Murderer Part Pervert Process Whatever Why]
The characters can't be wittier than people are in real life. They have to be character witty.
[ Character Characters Life Real Than Witty]
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]
There is no greater index of character so sure as the voice.
[ Character Greater Index Sure Voice]
I'm happy being myself, which I've never been before. I always hid in other people, or tried to find myself through the characters, or live out their lives, but I didn't have those things in mine.
[ Always Been Before Being Characters Find Happy Hid Live Lives Mine Myself Never Other Out Their Things Those Through Tried Which]
I love inventing worlds and characters and settings and scenarios.
[ Characters Inventing Love Scenarios Settings Worlds]
Paint the essential character of things.
[ Character Essential Paint Things]
I did this role in Life Goes On as an HIV positive character and so emotionally that was the most challenging.
[ Challenging Character Did Emotionally Goes Hiv Life Most Positive Role]
It must be remembered that the Bush White House has a separate talent for character assassination that must not be confused with a talent for governance.
[ Assassination Bush Character Confused Governance House Must Remembered Separate Talent White]
Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character.
[ Back Character Comic Developed Early Feisty Feminist Just Little Looking Lulu Really She Strip Thought Time]
I'm viewed as this weird, crippled character. But you got to take your lumps.
[ Character Crippled Got Lumps Take Viewed Weird Your]
I do remember being a fan of the Marvel characters and not liking the DC characters at all.
[ Being Characters Dc Fan Liking Marvel Remember]
I've played four characters now, my latest one being Sandor the gypsy.
[ Being Characters Four Gypsy Latest Now Played]
I'm a character actor so I've jumped around to all kinds of things.
[ Actor Around Character Jumped Kinds Things]
Characters are an extreme form in Shakespeare's theater.
[ Characters Extreme Form Shakespeare Theater]
A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply.
[ Begins Book Care Character Deeply Image Situation]
Normally, we see characters that have God complexes. How interesting, I thought, it would be to capitalize on that. And say, OK, well fine, you have a God complex, well this person has a Satan complex. And the doctor chooses to treat him scientifically.
[ Capitalize Characters Chooses Complex Complexes Doctor Fine God Him How Interesting Normally Ok Person Satan Say Scientifically See Thought Treat Well Would]
This was more of a cartoonish thing for me and it kind of took me back to SCTV, in a way, where the characters are just a little broader and you can have that kind of fun going a little over the edge.
[ Back Broader Cartoonish Characters Edge Fun Going Just Kind Little More Over Sctv Thing Took Way Where]
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]
But now with technology I could sit down and do a bunch of character drawings and scan them into a computer, and the computer using my exact style could bring it into life, where it would have been edited by various human beings before.
[ Been Before Beings Bring Bunch Character Computer Could Down Drawings Edited Exact Human Into Life Now Scan Sit Style Technology Them Using Various Where Would]
People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction.
[ Amadeus Big Character Fiction Great Had Man Movie Realize Salieri Saw Talent]
I would have to say News Radio is the highlight of my career. I love the character so much.
[ Career Character Highlight Love Much News Radio Say Would]
It's why you create characters: so you can argue with yourself.
[ Argue Characters Create Why Yourself]
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]
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]
I'm a character actor at heart.
[ Actor Character Heart]
I think all those actors from that generation, like Bogart - they were wonderful actors. They didn't act. They just came on and they did it, and the characters were wonderful.
[ Act Actors Bogart Came Characters Did Generation Just Think Those Were Wonderful]
I think theatre is by far the most rewarding experience for an actor. You get 4 weeks to rehearse your character and then at 7:30 pm you start acting and nobody stops you, acting with your entire soul.
[ Acting Actor Character Entire Experience Far Get Most Nobody Pm Rehearse Rewarding Soul Start Stops Theatre Then Think Weeks Your]
I want to be an animated character. I'm also doing more writing and directing.
[ Also Animated Character Directing Doing More Want Writing]
And what's interesting about him as a comic character is that the custard pie hardly ever ends up on his face.
[ Character Comic Custard Ends Ever Face Hardly Him His Interesting Pie Up]
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]
Animals are stylized characters in a kind of old saga - stylized because even the most acute of them have little leeway as they play out their parts.
[ Acute Animals Because Characters Even Kind Leeway Little Most Old Out Parts Play Saga Stylized Their Them]
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]
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]
Rascals are always sociable, more's the pity! and the chief sign that a man has any nobility in his character is the little pleasure he takes in others' company.
[ Always Any Character Chief Company His Little Man More Nobility Others Pity Pleasure Rascals Sign Sociable Takes]
I love doing theater so much - being in front of an audience and seeing how a character grows and develops with every performance.
[ Audience Being Character Develops Doing Every Front Grows How Love Much Performance Seeing Theater]
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]
Once upon a time there was a widow who had two daughters. The elder was so much like her, both in looks and character, that whoever saw the daughter saw the mother.
[ Both Character Daughter Daughters Elder Had Her Looks Mother Much Once Saw Time Two Upon Whoever Widow]
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]
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]
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]
If there is a book that the script came from you have to read it, you have to see what you can get out of it: mood, back story and things that may not even be in the film. They kick off your imagination and broaden the character, I think.
[ Back Book Broaden Came Character Even Film Get Imagination Kick May Mood Off Out Read Script See Story Things Think Your]
I once did a role which I couldn't rehearse in my street clothes, I had to have the character's costume on before I could rehearse it. I just couldn't think as the character unless I looked like him, or I knew that I looked like him.
[ Before Character Clothes Costume Could Did Had Him Just Knew Looked Once Rehearse Role Street Think Unless Which]
Acting is a very personal process. It has to do with expressing your own personality, and discovering the character you're playing through your own experience - so we're all different.
[ Acting Character Different Discovering Experience Expressing Own Personal Personality Playing Process Through Very Your]
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]
Character and emotionality don't always have to be relegated to quieter, more simple constructs.
[ Always Character Constructs More Quieter Relegated Simple]
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]
Although this is a fictitious story the history is real. You don't want to re-write history but you certainly want to portray events and characters as realistically as you can.
[ Although Certainly Characters Events Fictitious History Portray Real Realistically Story Want]
I'm called away by particular business - but I leave my character behind me.
[ Away Behind Business Called Character Leave Particular]
Nor does the idea of a moral order asserting itself against attack or want of conformity answer in full to our feelings regarding the tragic character.
[ Against Answer Asserting Attack Character Conformity Does Feelings Full Idea Itself Moral Nor Order Our Regarding Tragic Want]
But in the life of every man there are influences of a far more real and penetrating character than those which come through the medium of schools or teachers.
[ Character Come Every Far Influences Life Man Medium More Penetrating Real Schools Teachers Than Those Through Which]
Sincerity is impossible, unless it pervade the whole being, and the pretence of it saps the very foundation of character.
[ Being Character Foundation Impossible Pretence Saps Sincerity Unless Very Whole]
Solitude is as needful to the imagination as society is wholesome for the character.
[ Character Imagination Needful Society Solitude Wholesome]
Especially when you play a character for so many years, the character ends up reflecting a lot of who you are and I think I've changed a lot since then, but that represented a lot of who I was as a teenager.
[ Changed Character Ends Especially Lot Many Play Reflecting Represented Since Teenager Then Think Up Years]
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]
And while I might not always agree with the viewpoint I have to portray, because I play a district attorney, as an actress I can always tell myself that my character is trying to take the moral high ground.
[ Actress Agree Always Attorney Because Character District Ground High Might Moral Myself Play Portray Take Tell Trying Viewpoint While]
I don't know why, but I respond well to tortured characters.
[ Characters Know Respond Tortured Well Why]
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]
You don't realize how much a part of your character is part of yourself until you are no longer playing that character.
[ Character How Longer Much Part Playing Realize Until Your Yourself]
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]
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]
As an actor, I've always wanted to do characters that would help me find my connection with others and connect all of us together. You always want the energy of the character, the spirit of the person, to enter you. I've been doing this for 26 years and some of the things I've done are always with me.
[ Actor Always Been Character Characters Connect Connection Doing Done Energy Enter Find Help Others Person Some Spirit Things Together Us Want Wanted Would Years]
I really love the process, with stage, of rehearsal, you get to create a character, and you have a beginning, a middle, and an end of story. And in television, you don't.
[ Beginning Character Create End Get Love Middle Process Really Rehearsal Stage Story Television]
I have no regrets in my life. I think that everything happens to you for a reason. The hard times that you go through build character, making you a much stronger person.
[ Build Character Everything Go Happens Hard Life Making Much Person Reason Regrets Stronger Think Through Times]
My favorite characters are the ones that are the most successful movies.
[ Characters Favorite Most Movies Ones Successful]
Every human being has hundreds of separate people living under his skin. The talent of a writer is his ability to give them their separate names, identities, personalities and have them relate to other characters living with him.
[ Ability Being Characters Every Give Him His Human Hundreds Identities Living Names Other Personalities Relate Separate Skin Talent Their Them Under Writer]
I had no intention of pursuing either the characters or the setting further.
[ Characters Either Further Had Intention Pursuing Setting]
I only choose musicians who I think will emerge, can emerge, with their own character, while still going along with the tune in question.
[ Along Character Choose Emerge Going Musicians Only Own Question Still Their Think Tune While Will]
When I was working on Eye of the Beholder, I played a character who is so aloof that my whole lifestyle became very aloof. If someone knocked on my door, there was a part of me that went into a rage, because I wanted to be isolated and alone.
[ Alone Aloof Became Because Beholder Character Door Eye Into Isolated Knocked Lifestyle Part Played Rage Someone Very Wanted Went Whole Working]
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]
I'd rather go back to waitressing than play a character that I hate.
[ Back Character Go Hate Play Rather Than Waitressing]
At first acoustics attributed to the different sounds only a limited number of characteristic features.
[ Acoustics Attributed Characteristic Different Features First Limited Number Only Sounds]
It is characteristic that this should take place just when it is becoming more and more clear to all who think about the matter, that technically and economically we have left the territorial state behind us.
[ Becoming Behind Characteristic Clear Economically Just Left Matter More Place Should State Take Technically Territorial Think Us]
The futures and ultimate fates of the characters in The Snow Queen are profoundly changed by choices made in their own minds or hearts, as well as choices unexpectedly forced on them by things beyond their control.
[ Beyond Changed Characters Choices Control Fates Forced Futures Hearts Made Minds Own Profoundly Queen Snow Their Them Things Ultimate Unexpectedly Well]
All in all, Kirk's character is something I am very proud of.
[ Am Character Kirk Proud Something Very]
My characters are fictional. I get ideas from real people, sometimes, but my characters always exist only in my head.
[ Always Characters Exist Fictional Get Head Ideas Only Real Sometimes]
Specifically, we talked about making the character of the prince not so charming, at least in the beginning, and I'm playing around with the preconceptions attached to a character. That's really what intrigued me as well because I thought it would be fun to do it.
[ Around Attached Because Beginning Character Charming Fun Intrigued Least Making Playing Preconceptions Prince Really Specifically Talked Thought Well Would]
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]
And when I'm writing, I write a lot anyway. I might write pages and pages of conversation between characters that don't necessarily end up in the book, or in the story I'm working on, because they're simply my way of getting to know the characters.
[ Anyway Because Between Book Characters Conversation End Getting Know Lot Might Necessarily Pages Simply Story Up Way Working Write Writing]
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]
The issue for my character, and the issue of the show is, how dirty do your feet have to get without suffocating yourself in the mud in order to get an inch of what you really want done?
[ Character Dirty Done Feet Get How Inch Issue Mud Order Really Show Suffocating Want Without Your Yourself]
It's all about exploring the more unpredictable aspects in the character, not just fighting people.
[ Aspects Character Exploring Fighting Just More Unpredictable]
Normally, I name my characters after famous comedians.
[ After Characters Comedians Famous Name Normally]
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]
Science fiction writers put characters into a world with arbitrary rules and work out what happens.
[ Arbitrary Characters Fiction Happens Into Out Put Rules Science Work World Writers]
The trick is to try and justify every word on the page and make sure my character is the man who would say that.
[ Character Every Justify Make Man Page Say Sure Trick Try Word Would]
I guess because you study the character and you do all those things. But when it comes down to it, it's still my performance, it's still my interpretation. I'm not going to, you know, be a clone - well, I was a clone of Richard Dean Anderson!
[ Anderson Because Character Clone Comes Dean Down Going Guess Interpretation Know Performance Richard Still Study Things Those Well]
Psychology is the science of the intellects, characters and behavior of animals including man.
[ Animals Behavior Characters Including Intellects Man Psychology Science]
Furthermore, it is significant that the marked characteristics of this race are being here emphasized most.
[ Being Characteristics Emphasized Furthermore Here Marked Most Race Significant]
I think that you can fall into bad habits with comedy... It's a tightrope to stay true to the character, true to the irony, and allow the irony to happen.
[ Allow Bad Character Comedy Fall Habits Happen Into Irony Stay Think Tightrope True]
One of the surest signs of the estimated changes in the consciousness of the American proletariat is to be found in the character of the demands now being put forward by the leadership.
[ American Being Changes Character Consciousness Demands Estimated Forward Found Leadership Now Proletariat Put Signs Surest]
Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
[ Aspect Calm Calmness Itself Power Strength]
Every man has three characters - that which he exhibits, that which he has, and that which he thinks he has.
[ Characters Every Exhibits Man Thinks Three Which]
I wasn't trying to top Pulp Fiction with Jackie Brown. I wanted to go underneath it and make a more modest character study movie.
[ Brown Character Fiction Go Jackie Make Modest More Movie Pulp Study Top Trying Underneath Wanted]
I remember one time that I was filming a scene in whych my character rides through Troy on a chariot. I just looked around at this incredible set thinking 'This is the life'.
[ Around Character Chariot Filming Incredible Just Life Looked Remember Rides Scene Set Thinking Through Time Troy]
But today I felt different, today I forgot how long it takes to get into the skin of a character and I remembered it, because today I actually got into that skin and it felt so different.
[ Actually Because Character Different Felt Forgot Get Got How Into Long Remembered Skin Takes Today]
My favorite roles usually have to do with the story, if it's a good story I usually enjoy doing the character.
[ Character Doing Enjoy Favorite Good Roles Story Usually]
I do not like assassins, or men of low character.
[ Assassins Character Low Men]
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]
Characterization is integral to the theatrical experience.
[ Characterization Experience Integral Theatrical]
The sense of smell, like a faithful counsellor, foretells its character.
[ Character Counsellor Faithful Sense Smell]
Don't let your special character and values, the secret that you know and no one else does, the truth - don't let that get swallowed up by the great chewing complacency.
[ Character Chewing Complacency Does Else Get Great Know Secret Special Swallowed Truth Up Values Your]
Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
[ Always Character Left Only Said Success Temporary Thing Your]
She had a womanly instinct that clothes possess an influence more powerful over many than the worth of character or the magic of manners.
[ Character Clothes Had Influence Instinct Magic Manners Many More Over Possess Powerful She Than Womanly Worth]
The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that of all the opportunities to show differences in character, surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest.
[ Amateur Character Differences Grew Marriage Must Opportunities Out Reflection Richest Show Surely Unhappy]
It is characteristic of the epistemological tradition to present us with partial scenarios and then to demand whole or categorical answers as it were.
[ Answers Characteristic Demand Partial Present Scenarios Then Tradition Us Were Whole]
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]
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]
The bottom line always remains the same: What is the basic humanity of the character? How do I make them resonate with the reader?
[ Always Basic Bottom Character How Humanity Line Make Reader Remains Resonate Same Them]
With both Caddyshack and Vacation, it's not like the subjects were serious enough that they engaged my interest for another round. I love the characters, and the actors were great, but I didn't see the need to make another Vacation movie.
[ Actors Another Both Characters Engaged Enough Great Interest Love Make Movie Need Round See Serious Subjects Vacation Were]
Start as early as you can. Make tapes of your characters.
[ Characters Early Make Start Tapes Your]
The puppet characters were combinations of people I had known and to some degree aspects of my own personality. Weird was based on someone I knew in Chicago. Dirty Dragon was based on a good friend I had in Indianapolis.
[ Aspects Based Characters Chicago Combinations Degree Dirty Dragon Friend Good Had Indianapolis Knew Known Own Personality Puppet Some Someone Weird Were]
A scientist is an unlikely character to put at the center of a movie.
[ Center Character Movie Put Scientist Unlikely]
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]
The character of a man is known from his conversations.
[ Character Conversations His Known Man]
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 way I write is that I'll actually have a conversation out loud with myself. In a weird way, I just kind of get schizophrenic and play two characters.
[ Actually Characters Conversation Get Just Kind Loud Myself Out Play Schizophrenic Two Way Weird Write]
I'd love to star in a television series of my own. I love the idea of living with a character for a number of years, watching him grow.
[ Character Grow Him Idea Living Love Number Own Series Star Television Watching Years]
I love the TV show, and if you make a bad movie it means you've soiled it. Just like if we made an advert. We were offered so many times and I'd say, look, this is the good thing, and you can't compromise that, because then you compromise the integrity of the characters.
[ Advert Bad Because Characters Compromise Good Integrity Just Look Love Made Make Many Means Movie Offered Say Show Soiled Then Thing Times Tv Were]
I listen to them freely and with all the respect merited by their intelligence, their character, their knowledge, reserving always my incontestable right of criticism and censure.
[ Always Censure Character Criticism Freely Intelligence Knowledge Listen Merited Respect Right Their Them]
I have a cheat-sheet for each one of my characters about their personality, the way they look, etc. So there is no possible way that I could have writer's block.
[ Block Characters Could Each Etc Look Personality Possible Their Way Writer]
The trite answer is that everything is true but none of it happened. It is emotionally true, but the events, the plotting, the narrative, isn't true of my life, though I've experienced most of the emotions experienced by the characters in the play.
[ Answer Characters Emotionally Emotions Events Everything Experienced Happened Life Most Narrative None Play Plotting Though Trite True]
The man that makes a character, makes foes.
[ Character Foes Makes Man]
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]
If you start with character, you probably will end up with good drawings.
[ Character Drawings End Good Probably Start Up Will]
Fortunately, there is a sane equilibrium in the character of nations, as there is in that of men.
[ Character Equilibrium Fortunately Men Nations Sane]
I've been allowed to develop my own character, which I'm still working on.
[ Allowed Been Character Develop Own Still Which Working]
I don't think he's permanently affected me except in the sense that I miss him. I miss being him. Or trying to be him. He is one of a gallery of characters that have had an impact on my career and therefore my life.
[ Affected Being Career Characters Except Gallery Had Him Impact Life Miss Permanently Sense Therefore Think Trying]
All the characters and plots were predetermined. Games make bad plots.
[ Bad Characters Games Make Plots Predetermined Were]
Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take with us.
[ Character During Into Life Only Our Take Us Wrought]
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]
Since I was there in the very beginning, I know the history of the characters. So, I make comments about the tone and sometimes remind the writers that we've done that before.
[ Before Beginning Characters Comments Done History Know Make Remind Since Sometimes Tone Very Writers]
I think character is permanent, and issues are transient.
[ Character Issues Permanent Think Transient]
The kingdom of God is a theocracy. And as it is the only form of government which will redeem and save mankind, it is necessary that every soul should be rightly and thoroughly instructed in regard to its nature and general characteristics.
[ Characteristics Every Form General God Government Instructed Kingdom Mankind Nature Necessary Only Redeem Regard Rightly Save Should Soul Theocracy Thoroughly Which Will]
Clothes are part of the character. They can't but help inform who you are.
[ Character Clothes Help Inform Part]
There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on "Friends" is.
[ Argue Because Character Favorite Friends Hours Impartial Jury Such Their Thing Web]
I read the script and try not to bring anything personal into it. I make notes, talk to the director and we decide what kinds of shades should be in the character.
[ Anything Bring Character Decide Director Into Kinds Make Notes Personal Read Script Shades Should Talk Try]
Creating a character and living truthfully through her is a whole different ball game. It's all part of the same person but it's a much newer medium for me.
[ Ball Character Creating Different Game Her Living Medium Much Newer Part Person Same Through Truthfully Whole]
In my proper character, I am an officer of the United States Army.
[ Am Army Character Officer Proper States United]
Character matters; leadership descends from character.
[ Character Descends Leadership Matters]
Always when I directed the play, I was always trying to cast people not who were necessarily like the characters, but people who I felt had the essential component that the character had, some kind of soul for it.
[ Always Cast Character Characters Component Directed Essential Felt Had Kind Necessarily Play Some Soul Trying Were]
In violent streets and broken homes, the cry of anguished souls is not for more laws but for more conscience and character.
[ Anguished Broken Character Conscience Cry Homes Laws More Souls Streets Violent]
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]
I'm a character actor, so I don't take the hit if the movie's bad, the lead does. So, I don't want to be the lead. He takes the hit, I don't.
[ Actor Bad Character Does Hit Lead Movie Take Takes Want]
There 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]
Because they feel that without them telling you to do this, you wouldn't have had the characters that you have, you wouldn't have the book that you have.
[ Because Book Characters Feel Had Telling Them Without]
I think people throughout the world identify with my characters.
[ Characters Identify Think Throughout World]
A lot of American actors I work with are in character all day long. You can't talk to them. It's Method and the whole thing.
[ Actors American Character Day Long Lot Method Talk Them Thing Whole Work]
I don't think you can ever completely transform yourself on film, but if you do your job well, you can make people believe that you're the character you're trying to be.
[ Believe Character Completely Ever Film Job Make Think Transform Trying Well Your Yourself]
I think initially we wanted to use the first letter of the character's name. We thought S was perfect.
[ Character First Initially Letter Name Perfect Think Thought Use Wanted]
All the great writers root their characters in true human behaviour.
[ Behaviour Characters Great Human Root Their True Writers]
The higher mental development of woman, the less possible it is for her to meet a congenial male who will see in her, not only sex, but also the human being, the friend, the comrade and strong individuality, who cannot and ought not lose a single trait of her character.
[ Also Being Cannot Character Comrade Congenial Development Friend Her Higher Human Individuality Less Lose Male Meet Mental Only Ought Possible See Sex Single Strong Trait Will Woman]
When I 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]
Sudden success in golf is like the sudden acquisition of wealth. It is apt to unsettle and deteriorate the character.
[ Acquisition Apt Character Deteriorate Golf Success Sudden Unsettle Wealth]
The country has been of better character since leaving the Buttes than E. of them, but has now a very fertile appearance. This may be said to begin about the 3rd crossing of Milk R of the line.
[ Appearance Been Begin Better Character Country Crossing Fertile Leaving Line May Milk Now Said Since Than Them Very]
The other salient characteristic of the Declaration is its universality: it applies to all human beings without any discrimination whatever; it also applies to all territories, whatever their economic or political regime.
[ Also Any Applies Beings Characteristic Declaration Discrimination Economic Human Other Political Regime Territories Their Universality Whatever Without]
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]
The character is close to me, except that I haven't lived through those situations, so it's not completely me.
[ Character Close Completely Except Haven Lived Situations Those Through]
I love rehearsing because in rehearsals there are no mistakes, nothing is wrong, some things apply or lead you to focus on the character and the things that don't apply are equally valuable because they lead you to towards what does.
[ Apply Because Character Does Equally Focus Lead Love Mistakes Nothing Rehearsals Rehearsing Some Things Towards Valuable Wrong]
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]
Grissom is a character who doesn't really want people poking around in his life. He likes to poke around in his work.
[ Around Character Grissom His Life Likes Poke Poking Really Want Work]
When I write now I do not invent situation, characters, or actions, but rather structures and discursive forms, textual groupings which are combined according to secret affinities among themselves, as in architecture or the plastic arts.
[ According Actions Affinities Among Architecture Arts Characters Combined Discursive Forms Invent Now Plastic Rather Secret Situation Structures Textual Themselves Which Write]
The 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]
If there is any secret to my success, I think it's that my characters are very real to me. I feel everything they feel, and therefore I think my readers care about them.
[ Any Care Characters Everything Feel Readers Real Secret Success Them Therefore Think Very]
I think that the episodes are like mini horror films really; the characters make bad decisions early on and these things just snowball for them and get worse and worse. And that's what I find funny.
[ Bad Characters Decisions Early Episodes Films Find Funny Get Horror Just Make Mini Really Snowball Them These Things Think Worse]
The Simpsons can go anywhere in the world and not worry about any budgetary issues. However, even when the show has had its run, I think the characters can go on in perpetuity.
[ Any Anywhere Budgetary Characters Even Go Had However Issues Perpetuity Run Show Simpsons Think World Worry]
I 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]
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]
Acting is not about knowing all this stuff; it's about character.
[ Acting Character Knowing Stuff]
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]
Well you just have to own it, I suppose. Own the character, which is difficult.
[ Character Difficult Just Own Suppose Well Which]
One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes.
[ Always Characters Films Focus Ford Heroes How Just Live Male Really Things Way]
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]
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]
The difficulty with marriage is that we fall in love with a personality, but must live with a character. Marriage
[ Character Difficulty Fall Live Love Marriage Must Personality]
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]
The distinguishing characteristics of mind are of a subjective sort; we know them only from the contents of our own consciousness.
[ Characteristics Consciousness Contents Distinguishing Know Mind Only Our Own Sort Subjective Them]
When the characters are really alive before their author, the latter does nothing but follow them in their action, in their words, in the situations which they suggest to him.
[ Action Alive Author Before Characters Does Follow Him Latter Nothing Really Situations Suggest Their Them Which Words]
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]
The role of an actor is to make every character believable.
[ Actor Believable Character Every Make Role]
The characters are trapped within the lifestyle. It's about what goes on before the movie starts.
[ Before Characters Goes Lifestyle Movie Starts Trapped Within]
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]
And as a character, what I found very inspiring about playing Dharma, especially at that time, is that the women on television were more neurotic than they were free. And I thought, this is a rare bird and this is unique on television and I think it's really refreshing.
[ Bird Character Dharma Especially Found Free Inspiring More Neurotic Playing Rare Really Refreshing Television Than Think Thought Time Unique Very Were Women]
I tend to come up with people more than situations - most of my books start with a character.
[ Books Character Come More Most Situations Start Tend Than Up]
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]
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]
My mother and I will continue on some level that I haven't determined yet. I think my mother's a great character, and I have to say that giving my mother to the world has to be the biggest thrill of my writing career.
[ Biggest Career Character Continue Determined Giving Great Haven Level Mother Say Some Think Thrill Will World Writing Yet]
Hitman does well and it certainly does well enough to survive, but at the same time I don't want to involve the character into the DC Universe even if it meant more sales, to the point where we sort of upset the balance that we have at the moment.
[ Balance Certainly Character Dc Does Enough Even Into Involve Meant Moment More Point Sales Same Sort Survive Time Universe Upset Want Well Where]
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]
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 pleasure of writing fiction is that you are always spotting some new approach, an alternative way of telling a story and manipulating characters; the novel is such a wonderfully flexible form.
[ Alternative Always Approach Characters Fiction Flexible Form Manipulating New Novel Pleasure Some Story Such Telling Way Wonderfully Writing]
At first I was always cast as the girlfriend. It was a long time before I got to play characters who were people.
[ Always Before Cast Characters First Girlfriend Got Long Play Time Were]
In my books, women often solve the problem. Even if the woman is not the hero, she's a strong character. She does change the plot. She'll often rescue the male character from some situation.
[ Books Change Character Does Even Hero Male Often Plot Problem Rescue She Situation Solve Some Strong Woman Women]
No novel is a clone of any preceding one, though with a background cast of characters and things that has grown to thousands, there are many familiar aspects.
[ Any Aspects Background Cast Characters Clone Familiar Grown Many Novel Preceding Things Though Thousands]
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]
We all have the right of freedom of speech under the First Amendment. We all don't have to agree with one another on our opinions. Everyone in my circle, that I run around with, we all feel the same about God, country, integrity and character.
[ Agree Amendment Another Around Character Circle Country Everyone Feel First Freedom God Integrity Opinions Our Right Run Same Speech Under]
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]
They're all based on factual characters. Well, a good amount of them. That's why I was attracted to this genre anyways, because these characters are so large and cartoonish, they're like caricatures, I just felt that there had to be a film made about them.
[ Amount Anyways Attracted Based Because Caricatures Cartoonish Characters Factual Felt Film Genre Good Had Just Large Made Them These Well Why]
I really believed that if I could play that character, who is grounded in the earth and the history of the United States - not the kind of role I usually play - it would help me change the perception out there and my own perception of what I can accomplish as a performer.
[ Accomplish Believed Change Character Could Earth Grounded Help History Kind Out Own Perception Performer Play Really Role States United Usually Would]
But at the same time, the commonplace statement about them is true: every character is the hero of his own story. Each has a justification for his actions that is convincing to him. It's fun to give these people voices.
[ Actions Character Commonplace Convincing Each Every Fun Give Hero Him His Justification Own Same Statement Story Them These Time True Voices]
The progress of the American Revolution has been so rapid and such the alteration of manners, the blending of characters, and the new train of ideas that almost universally prevail, that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions have been nearly annihilated.
[ Almost Alteration American Animated Annihilated Been Blending Characters Exertions Ideas Manners Nearly New Noblest Prevail Principles Progress Rapid Revolution Such Train Universally Which]