Quotations that match 'performance'.

When we contemplate the heroes of Christianity, and compare our feeble efforts with their astonishing performance and self devotion, we should fall into despair, were there not a few softening features, by which they are brought back to the ranks of humanity. John Strachan
[ Astonishing Back Brought Christianity Compare Contemplate Despair Devotion Efforts Fall Features Feeble Few Heroes Humanity Into Our Performance Ranks Self Should Softening Their Were Which]
One only has to look at the performance of the economy to understand how it shapes the perspective of America's youth about military service. John M. McHugh
[ America Economy How Look Military Only Performance Perspective Service Shapes Understand Youth]
Yesterday morning I amused myself with an exercise of a talent I once possessed, but have so neglected that my performance might almost be called an experiment. I cut out a dress for one of the women. Fanny Kemble
[ Almost Amused Called Cut Dress Exercise Experiment Might Morning Myself Neglected Once Out Performance Possessed Talent Women Yesterday]
A lawyer's performance in the courtroom is responsible for about 25 percent of the outcome; the remaining 75 percent depends on the facts. Melvin Belli
[ Courtroom Depends Facts Lawyer Outcome Percent Performance Remaining Responsible]
You have to channel the interpretation and performance into 100 people. And with the audience, the critics. Riccardo Muti
[ Audience Channel Critics Interpretation Into Performance]
We've always had a dark atmosphere to our performances, so it sort of developed along those ways. Kenny Hickey
[ Along Always Atmosphere Dark Developed Had Our Performances Sort Those Ways]
No, I'm not a drug addict, and neither is my husband. If that were so, you'd get a lot less work out of me. It would show in the performances and in the work. Whitney Houston
[ Addict Get Husband Less Lot Neither Out Performances Show Were Work Would]
But I can't say that I didn't like John Hammond's performances often better than the originals. Warren Zevon
[ Better Hammond John Often Originals Performances Say Than]
Second of all, I don't think Wall Street is doing what it's supposed to be doing, even after the shameful performance of the last two years. They're are not allocating capital. Howard Dean
[ After Allocating Capital Doing Even Last Performance Second Shameful Street Supposed Think Two Wall Years]
People often argue about this. Obviously one of the skills in performance is acting, and you can't expect every Romeo to really be in love with their Juliet! Deborah Bull
[ Acting Argue Every Expect Juliet Love Obviously Often Performance Really Romeo Skills Their]
So much depends on the performance, and here you are also tied up in the emotion the game evokes. David Gower
[ Also Depends Emotion Evokes Game Here Much Performance Tied Up]
I had a flair for comedy and could give a sustained performance. Jessie Matthews
[ Comedy Could Flair Give Had Performance Sustained]
The record company started as an adjunct to that, to give young composers their first recorded performances; to give young musicians their first debut on a recording. These are all things that big record companies would never touch because there is no money in it! Gunther Schuller
[ Adjunct Because Big Companies Company Composers Debut First Give Money Musicians Never Performances Record Recorded Recording Started Their These Things Touch Would Young]
When we shoot 24, there are so many things I have to worry about, from the script to technical things to my performance, that I don't have a second to be bored or take anything for granted. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Anything Bored Granted Many Performance Script Second Shoot Take Technical Things Worry]
Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Nonperformance can always be explained away. Harold S. Geneen
[ Always Away Diamonds Explained Out Performance Stands Ton]
I love the live performances and Las Vegas. I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation. Having been a teen idol of the '60s is great because you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories. Connie Stevens
[ Also Another Because Been Being Discovered Films Generation Good Great Having Idol Las Left Live Love Making Memories Performances Realize Smile Teen Vegas Your]
Then certainly for a musician timing becomes something that is immediately accessible as a concept, because it's a necessity in ones everyday performance. Robert Fripp
[ Accessible Because Becomes Certainly Concept Everyday Immediately Musician Necessity Ones Performance Something Then Timing]
The bulk of my set is instrumental and you have to give yourself and the audience some relief because a performance is not about great guitar playing it's really about entertainment. Leo Kottke
[ Audience Because Bulk Entertainment Give Great Guitar Instrumental Performance Playing Really Relief Set Some Yourself]
Every superior personality, and every superior performance, has, for the average of mankind, something mysterious. Georg Simmel
[ Average Every Mankind Mysterious Performance Personality Something Superior]
I think we raised about 20,000 pounds. There was a live performance thing so we thought we'd donate the equipment for an online charity in Britain. I hated to part with my guitar, but it was for such a great cause. Dan Hawkins
[ Britain Cause Charity Donate Equipment Great Guitar Hated Live Online Part Performance Pounds Raised Such Thing Think Thought]
I preferred delivering my performance in person. I liked to be in control. You couldn't be in films. Ethel Merman
[ Control Delivering Films Liked Performance Person Preferred]
It is something we have always excelled at and prided ourselves at - the excellences of our stage performance. James Young
[ Always Excelled Our Ourselves Performance Something Stage]
I can't imagine how many first performances I've done, perhaps 500. Some of them have been very good, and some of course very bad. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Bad Been Course Done First Good How Imagine Many Performances Perhaps Some Them Very]
I don't rehearse films as much as opera or theatre. When I began directing films I thought a long rehearsal was a good idea. Experience showed me that the best performance was often left in a rehearsal room. Bruce Beresford
[ Began Best Directing Experience Films Good Idea Left Long Much Often Opera Performance Rehearsal Rehearse Room Showed Theatre Thought]
If you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart and good performance, the song will play you. Levon Helm
[ Concentration Energy Give Good Heart Performance Play Song Will]
I've always wanted to stay involved with young people. I never bought into the idea that entertainers owe nothing to their audience except a good performance. Pat Boone
[ Always Audience Bought Entertainers Except Good Idea Into Involved Never Nothing Owe Performance Stay Their Wanted Young]
Restoration I did because I really loved e novel and I like Michael Hoffman, who directed it, but it wasn't a really challenging part for me. I'm not critical of the film: I just don't think I gave a very interesting performance. David Thewlis
[ Because Challenging Critical Did Directed Film Gave Hoffman Interesting Just Loved Michael Novel Part Performance Really Restoration Think Very]
When recordings replaced concerts as the dominant mode of hearing music, our conception of the nature of performance and of music itself was altered. Charles Rosen
[ Altered Conception Concerts Dominant Hearing Itself Mode Music Nature Our Performance Recordings Replaced]
All I have is my performance, I try to feed in the best of everything that I could possibly do into those 90 minutes and to make a live entertainment show out of it. George Thorogood
[ Best Could Entertainment Everything Feed Into Live Make Minutes Out Performance Possibly Show Those Try]
Well, no. I believe that it's not at all impossible that some of the performances that I've heard so far by some pianists may be superior to my own playing because those are two totally different acts altogether. Leo Ornstein
[ Acts Altogether Because Believe Different Far Heard Impossible May Own Performances Pianists Playing Some Superior Those Totally Two Well]
An announcer is only as good as yesterday's performance. Curt Gowdy
[ Announcer Good Only Performance Yesterday]
Performance art is about joy, about making something that's so full of kind of a wild joy that you really can't put into words. Laurie Anderson
[ Art Full Into Joy Kind Making Performance Put Really Something Wild Words]
A good athlete always mentally replays a competition over and over, even in victory, to see what might be done to improve the performance the next time. Frank Shorter
[ Always Athlete Competition Done Even Good Improve Mentally Might Next Over Performance See Time Victory]
Whenever there were parties, I wasn't invited because I began to be like that character. In a way, that contributed to the success of the performance. F. Murray Abraham
[ Because Began Character Contributed Invited Parties Performance Success Way Were Whenever]
My guess is many top athletes, distance runners included, use performance-enhancing drugs, enough so that the problem must be tackled. Bill Rodgers
[ Athletes Distance Enough Guess Included Many Must Problem Runners Tackled Top Use]
Good directing is about getting the performance to be just what's right for the movie. Roland Joffe
[ Directing Getting Good Just Movie Performance Right]
I'm worried because of my mother, she's going to see my performance and she's quite hard. She's going to see me naked. And my Dad, woah. Yeah, they're going to see me like a woman, you know? Eva Green
[ Because Dad Going Hard Know Mother Naked Performance Quite See She Woman Worried Yeah]
Those differences are what color the performance, but in the movies you don't get a chance to rehearse. Wayne Rogers
[ Chance Color Differences Get Movies Performance Rehearse Those]
Royalties are not how most writers or musicians make their living. Musicians by and large make a living with a relationship with an audience that is economically harnessed through performance and ticket sales. John Perry Barlow
[ Audience Economically Harnessed How Large Living Make Most Musicians Performance Relationship Royalties Sales Their Through Ticket Writers]
People should be judged on the basis of their performance, not nationality, personality, education, or personal traits and skills. Marvin Bower
[ Basis Education Judged Nationality Performance Personal Personality Should Skills Their Traits]
When a performance isn't working, it's usually because the actor is trying to do something and they're not able to express their idea very well. It's a muddled expression. Casey Affleck
[ Able Actor Because Express Expression Idea Muddled Performance Something Their Trying Usually Very Well Working]
Whereas fiction is a continual discovery of what one wants to say, what one feels, what one means, and is, in that sense, a performance art, biography requires different skills - research and organization. Edmund White
[ Art Biography Continual Different Discovery Feels Fiction Means Organization Performance Requires Research Say Sense Skills Wants Whereas]
The president's poking fun at himself over what goes down. I thought it was a good-natured performance. It made him look good. But he certainly doesn't disguise the record on weapons of mass destruction. And you feel like saying to people, Just get over it. Brit Hume
[ Certainly Destruction Disguise Down Feel Fun Get Goes Good Good-Natured Good-Natured Him Himself Just Look Made Mass Over Performance Poking President Record Saying Thought Weapons]
The performances of my works in the last 10 years are probably equal to all the previous years put together. There are so many venues now and there is a completely new public for opera that's grown up outside of the traditional core opera public. Carlisle Floyd
[ Completely Core Equal Grown Last Many New Now Opera Outside Performances Previous Probably Public Put Together Traditional Up Venues Works Years]
The Dark Side of the Moon has flash - the true flash that comes from the excellence of a superb performance. Alan Parsons
[ Comes Dark Excellence Flash Moon Performance Side Superb True]
If the seams are showing, there is something wrong with the performance or the construction of the piece. This idea is completely at odds with our modern visual experience, because everything today is based on montage. Esa-Pekka Salonen
[ Based Because Completely Construction Everything Experience Idea Modern Odds Our Performance Piece Seams Showing Something Today Visual Wrong]
Performance art can involve the audience with taste, smell and sounds not available with electronic media and not practical with conventional theater. This is due to the usually small audience. Jack Bowman
[ Art Audience Available Conventional Due Electronic Involve Media Performance Practical Small Smell Sounds Taste Theater Usually]
What kind of morons do you have working at newspapers in Austin that would base an entire review of an artist's performance on whether or not they had a good seat? Al Yankovic
[ Artist Austin Base Entire Good Had Kind Morons Newspapers Performance Review Seat Whether Working Would]
The white audiences thought I was white, my features being what they are, and at every performance I'd have to take off my gloves to prove I was a spade. Ethel Waters
[ Audiences Being Every Features Gloves Off Performance Prove Spade Take Thought White]
I would have liked it to have stayed serious and have the adventures of a family lost in space. This isn't to take anything away from Jonathan and the Robot. I watch his performance today and he still makes me laugh. Mark Goddard
[ Adventures Anything Away Family His Jonathan Laugh Liked Lost Makes Performance Robot Serious Space Stayed Still Take Today Watch Would]
It is quite true, as some poets said, that the God who created man must have had a sinister sense of humor, creating him a reasonable being, yet forcing him to take this ridiculous posture, and driving him with blind craving for this ridiculous performance. David Herbert Lawrence
[ Being Blind Craving Created Creating Driving Forcing God Had Him Humor Man Must Performance Poets Posture Quite Reasonable Ridiculous Said Sense Sinister Some Take True Yet]
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something. Frank Zappa Music
[ Air Into Music Performance Sculpted Sculpture Something Type]
I try to keep myself on an even keel by trying to be as critical of myself as I am of other people. I try to separate my performance from myself. Damon Hill
[ Am Critical Even Keel Keep Myself Other Performance Separate Try Trying]
County government can be simplified greatly by reorganizing and consolidating some of the offices, making others appointive, and reducing salaries in keeping with the salaries paid by private business for the performance of similar duties. Arthur Capper
[ Business Consolidating County Duties Government Greatly Keeping Making Offices Others Paid Performance Private Reducing Salaries Similar Simplified Some]
If you take my performance or my understanding of the role and my appreciation for story and then dress it in CGI, that I guess becomes an action film. Vin Diesel
[ Action Appreciation Becomes Cgi Dress Film Guess Performance Role Story Take Then Understanding]
It's such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration. Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me. Cecilia Bartoli
[ Building Collaboration Create Different Interesting Joy Performance Rehearsing Such Very Work]
To me, as long as we've known each other, I've always thought Mick's most brilliant thing was that he could work in an area two foot square and give a very exciting performance. Keith Richards
[ Always Area Brilliant Could Each Exciting Foot Give Known Long Mick Most Other Performance Square Thing Thought Two Very Work]
When we shoot 24, there are so many things I have to worry about, from the script to technical things to my performance, that I don't have a second to be bored or take anything for granted. We produce 24 hours of film a season, which is like making 12 movies. Kiefer Sutherland
[ Anything Bored Film Granted Hours Making Many Movies Performance Produce Script Season Second Shoot Take Technical Things Which Worry]
Our communications services revenue growth is being driven by continued strong top-line performance in data, Internet and international - three of the fastest growing and most profitable areas within communications services. Bernard Ebbers
[ Areas Being Communications Continued Data Driven Fastest Growing Growth International Internet Most Our Performance Profitable Revenue Services Strong Three Within]
The strongest results were in Florida and Texas. In just one year in a Texas charter school, an average student gained 7 percentile points in math and 8 percentile points in reading, while Florida charter schools improved student performance by 6 percentile points. Maggie Gallagher
[ Average Charter Florida Gained Improved Just Math Performance Points Reading Results School Schools Strongest Student Texas Were While Year]
The real secret of magic lies in the performance. David Copperfield
[ Lies Magic Performance Real Secret]
One of my side strange abilities is to hear a good song, no matter how it's being performed. Even if you get a bad performance, I can still hear that there's a good song. Manfred Mann
[ Abilities Bad Being Even Get Good Hear How Matter Performance Performed Side Song Still Strange]
America is the civilization of people engaged in transforming themselves. In the past, the stars of the performance were the pioneer and the immigrant. Today, it is youth and the Black. Harold Rosenberg
[ America Black Civilization Engaged Immigrant Past Performance Pioneer Stars Themselves Today Transforming Were Youth]
It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance. Harold S. Geneen Wisdom
[ Difficult Measure More Much Performance Than]
I take the longest to get ready of anyone. I've been going in two hours before the show every performance. Rue McClanahan
[ Anyone Been Before Every Get Going Hours Longest Performance Ready Show Take Two]
Then I started graduate school at UCLA. I got a part time research assistant job as a programmer on a project involving the use of one computer to measure the performance of another computer. Jon Postel
[ Another Assistant Computer Got Graduate Involving Job Measure Part Performance Programmer Project Research School Started Then Time Ucla Use]
I turned on VH1 this morning just to get a little warm-up before I came over here, and I think it's just terrific. There's so much great stuff: diverse and wonderful music, good performances, great looking girls, great videos, the whole thing. Debbie Harry
[ Before Came Diverse Get Girls Good Great Here Just Little Looking Morning Much Music Over Performances Stuff Terrific Thing Think Turned Vh1 Videos Whole Wonderful]
Denzel Washington invoked confidence. When you have confidence, you can do anything. And that's what happened. I learned about being honest and keeping it true, keeping it true in my performance. Derek Luke
[ Anything Being Confidence Denzel Happened Honest Invoked Keeping Learned Performance True Washington]
It's about getting a more democratic Wales for the purpose of improving our economic performance, for improving the delivery of health care, for raising educational standards. Ron Davies
[ Care Delivery Democratic Economic Educational Getting Health Improving More Our Performance Purpose Raising Standards Wales]
I had to help to coax the performances and I really enjoyed that extra responsibility. Christopher Eccleston
[ Coax Enjoyed Extra Had Help Performances Really Responsibility]
After I did Untamed Heart I wanted to do a film that was outrageous. I really wanted to do, you know, a performance. I don't want to allow my image to rule the choices that I make. Christian Slater
[ After Allow Choices Did Film Heart Image Know Make Outrageous Performance Really Rule Want Wanted]
I have a chef who makes sure that I'm getting the right amounts of carbs, proteins and fats throughout the day to keep me at my max performance level. Barry Bonds
[ Amounts Carbs Chef Day Fats Getting Keep Level Makes Max Performance Proteins Right Sure Throughout]
They got a great performance from me. I was happy. Jimmy Fallon
[ Got Great Happy Performance]
A performance art piece is unprecedented. It is difficult to censor since it has a good possibility of never being done before. Jack Bowman
[ Art Before Being Censor Difficult Done Good Never Performance Piece Possibility Since Unprecedented]
I think I was first to do live performances on a modern electronic sound synthesizer. John Eaton
[ Electronic First Live Modern Performances Sound Synthesizer Think]
Yes, I get a report from BMI about the frequency of performances, and it is very surprising. They played one of my most advanced pieces, and one of my most unusual ones on the radio. Elliott Carter
[ Advanced Frequency Get Most Ones Performances Pieces Played Radio Report Surprising Unusual Very Yes]
I'm much more energetic now; you might say live performance is my mission. John Fogerty
[ Energetic Live Might Mission More Much Now Performance Say]
When the first big paycheque with 'Dumb And Dumber' hit, I went: 'Gosh, I wonder if this will affect my performance. Will I do a take and think, was that worth $7 million?' But that never happened. If anything, it made me rebel against that thing when people who get rich start playing it safe. Jim Carrey
[ Affect Against Anything Big Dumb Dumber First Get Gosh Happened Hit Made Million Never Performance Playing Rebel Rich Safe Start Take Thing Think Went Will Wonder Worth]
David has asked me, a number of people have asked me and said, What performance do you like best or what's the best film you've made and so on and I don't really have any hesitation that the film I'm least embarrassed by and ashamed of or uneasy about is Shadowlands. Richard Attenborough
[ Any Ashamed Asked Best David Embarrassed Film Hesitation Least Made Number Performance Really Said Uneasy]
Nutrition is also a valuable component that can help athletes both protect themselves and improve performance. Bill Toomey
[ Also Athletes Both Component Help Improve Nutrition Performance Protect Themselves Valuable]
The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance. Harry Houdini
[ Burning Eating Entirely Fake Performance]
Nobody can give a good performance unless the authors and composers have written a good part, a fact which is often overlooked. Judy Holliday
[ Authors Composers Fact Give Good Nobody Often Overlooked Part Performance Unless Which Written]
Wal-Mart hires average people but squeezes above average performance and results out of them. Michael Bergdahl
[ Above Average Hires Out Performance Results Squeezes Them Wal-Mart]
Your performance gets you promoted. It doesn't matter if you're brown, back or white. Geraldo Rivera
[ Back Brown Gets Matter Performance Promoted White Your]
If I think about the way I was drawn into the music, it was much more by recordings than by live performances. Evan Parker
[ Drawn Into Live More Much Music Performances Recordings Than Think Way]
The principle element in a performance is risk, and if you're losing interest then by scaring yourself to death the audience will feel it and boy it'll wake them up. Leo Kottke
[ Audience Boy Death Element Feel Interest Losing Performance Principle Risk Scaring Them Then Up Wake Will Yourself]
Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels. Gwen Stefani
[ Heels High Performance Sacrifice Sometimes Your]
Claude Rains was what we call an actor's actor. He was very involved with himself and his performance. Gloria Stuart
[ Actor Call Claude Himself His Involved Performance Rains Very]
I think it hurt my performance because I stopped being me. That won't ever happen again. Christopher Darden
[ Again Because Being Ever Happen Hurt Performance Stopped Think Won]
Secular artists see themselves with performance; they are more self involved, presentational. Boris Kodjoe
[ Artists Involved More Performance Secular See Self Themselves]
Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women. Lord Kelvin
[ Cost Horses Increases Large Only Performance Questionable Race Tolerated Women]
Giving a good performance, giving it all is what it's all about. I love to perform. Henry Rollins
[ Giving Good Love Perform Performance]
An entertainer should in his public performance keep himself out of any controversy, political or otherwise. Kate Smith
[ Any Controversy Entertainer Himself His Keep Otherwise Out Performance Political Public Should]
Free speech is not to be regulated like diseased cattle and impure butter. The audience that hissed yesterday may applaud today, even for the same performance. William O. Douglas Politics
[ Applaud Audience Butter Cattle Diseased Even Free Hissed Impure May Performance Regulated Same Speech Today Yesterday]
The voters reward good performance. So, I'm going to go out and focus, if I become the governor, to do the very best job I can as governor. The rest of it will take care of itself. Dave Heineman
[ Become Best Care Focus Go Going Good Governor Itself Job Out Performance Rest Reward Take Very Voters Will]
I always wanted, and still aspire, to be something more than just one thing, just one performance. Kevin Bacon
[ Always Aspire Just More Performance Something Still Than Thing Wanted]
I think my expectations for myself are much more severe and much more direct. You can't work on a film for six years without being your own toughest critic. So you can't really be distracted by the expectations based on your previous performance. Ken Burns
[ Based Being Critic Direct Distracted Expectations Film More Much Myself Own Performance Previous Really Severe Six Think Toughest Without Work Years Your]
I guess why the Ocean's films are hard for me is because on the one hand you have to make sure the performances are there, but on the other hand it's a film that demands, to my mind, a very layered and complex visual scheme. That takes a lot of time to figure out. Steven Soderbergh
[ Because Complex Demands Figure Film Films Guess Hand Hard Layered Lot Make Mind Ocean Other Out Performances Scheme Sure Takes Time Very Visual Why]
The kindest word to describe my performance in school was Sloth. Harrison Ford
[ Describe Kindest Performance School Sloth Word]
The United States have fulfilled in good faith all their treaty stipulations with the Indian tribes, and have in every other instance insisted upon a like performance of their obligations. Martin Van Buren
[ Every Faith Fulfilled Good Indian Insisted Instance Obligations Other Performance States Their Treaty Tribes United Upon]
Humans are imperfect. That's one of the reasons that classical and jazz are in trouble. We're on the quest for the perfect performance and every note has to be right. Man, every note is not right in life. Branford Marsalis
[ Classical Every Humans Imperfect Jazz Life Man Note Perfect Performance Quest Reasons Right Trouble]
Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance. James Bryant Conant
[ Aristocracy Based Calling Each Elite Excellence Honest Life Own Performance Walk]
In 1949 there was a new thing called Television, to which my agency and advisers opposed as a performance medium. Loretta Young
[ Advisers Agency Called Medium New Opposed Performance Television Thing Which]
The composers could no longer direct all performances in person, and so the responsibility of interpreting their works in the spirit in which they had been conceived was placed upon conductors. Anton Seidl
[ Been Composers Conceived Conductors Could Direct Had Interpreting Longer Performances Person Placed Responsibility Spirit Their Upon Which Works]
I always see things that I can improve. But frankly with Stripes, I'm surprised at how effective it is, even today, and how vibrant that movie is and how juicy the performances all are. Ivan Reitman
[ Always Effective Even Frankly How Improve Juicy Movie Performances See Stripes Surprised Things Today Vibrant]
Nobody has milked one performance better than me - and I'm damned proud of it. Bruce Jenner
[ Better Damned Nobody Performance Proud Than]
I'm not comfortable singing in front of people yet. That's going to take another 100 performances. David Friedman
[ Another Comfortable Front Going Performances Singing Take Yet]
Look at Walter Huston in The Devil and Daniel Webster: It's an incredible performance. Taylor Hackford
[ Daniel Devil Incredible Look Performance Walter Webster]
If all of us would require the same level of performance from ourselves as we expect from government, this city will forever be the city that works. Jane Byrne
[ City Expect Forever Government Level Ourselves Performance Require Same Us Will Works Would]
If I had a bad performance in a particular leotard, I threw it in the trash. Mary Lou Retton
[ Bad Had Particular Performance Threw Trash]
All you owe the public is a good performance. Humphrey Bogart
[ Good Owe Performance Public]
From the business point of view - not to overstate it - intellectual property is dead; long live intellectual process. Long live service; long live performance. Esther Dyson
[ Business Dead Intellectual Live Long Overstate Performance Point Process Property Service View]
When we get the final hardware, the performance is just going to skyrocket. J Allard
[ Final Get Going Hardware Just Performance]
They improve greatly, and sometimes I go and see the performances they do and I am consciously aware that there isn't enough work for the good dancers. Siobhan Davies
[ Am Aware Consciously Dancers Enough Go Good Greatly Improve Performances See Sometimes Work]
What is a good performance? It lies in the hands and head of a performer... the shortest way between two people is not a straight line. Earle Brown
[ Between Good Hands Head Lies Line Performance Performer Shortest Straight Two Way]
There are some people, by the way, that associate a certain amount of visualization with the performance of music. Those are people that really are not centrally concerned only with music, the traditional things. Leo Ornstein
[ Amount Associate Certain Concerned Music Only Performance Really Some Things Those Traditional Visualization Way]
I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying to be as truthful as possible with performances. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Avoid Into Performances Possible Sentimentality Stepping Think Truthful Trying]
Debra Winger doesn't let anything interfere with her performance, which is the way it should be. Tom Berenger
[ Anything Debra Her Interfere Performance Should Way Which Winger]
The world is crawling with authors touring now. They're like performance artists. Kazuo Ishiguro
[ Artists Authors Crawling Now Performance Touring World]
Americans work a long away ahead of themselves because of the size of the place. To make any impact at all you have to promote yourself with live performances ages before a release. James Taylor
[ Ages Ahead Americans Any Away Because Before Impact Live Long Make Performances Place Promote Release Size Themselves Work Yourself]
It's been an amazing year of individual performances. Steve Kerr
[ Amazing Been Individual Performances Year]
I still get really nervous, though, before each performance. It kind of hits about 15 minutes before we go onstage - sometimes I don't even want to go on. But once I'm onstage I'm fine. Alison Lohman
[ Before Each Even Fine Get Go Hits Kind Minutes Nervous Once Onstage Performance Really Sometimes Still Though Want]
Performance is your reality. Forget everything else. Harold S. Geneen
[ Else Everything Forget Performance Reality Your]
Teaching is the only major occupation of man for which we have not yet developed tools that make an average person capable of competence and performance. In teaching we rely on the "naturals," the ones who somehow know how to teach. Peter Drucker
[ Average Capable Competence Developed How Know Major Make Man Occupation Ones Only Performance Person Rely Somehow Teach Teaching Tools Which Yet]
I'd gone through periods where I didn't work live performances for probably seven or eight months at a time. Johnny Rivers
[ Eight Gone Live Months Performances Periods Probably Seven Through Time Where Work]
Conductors don't suffer, they are part of the performance. Michael Tippett
[ Conductors Part Performance Suffer]
A performance is only as good as the audience you are playing to. A lot of times you feed off of the audience, and we always try to give them all we've got and sometimes you don't get a lot back, but we've never been dead whenever we've performed. Kelly Jones
[ Always Audience Back Been Dead Feed Get Give Good Got Lot Never Off Only Performance Performed Playing Sometimes Them Times Try Whenever]
I firmly believe that all human beings have access to extraordinary energies and powers. Judging from accounts of mystical experience, heightened creativity, or exceptional performance by athletes and artists, we harbor a greater life than we know. Jean Houston
[ Access Accounts Artists Athletes Beings Believe Creativity Energies Exceptional Experience Extraordinary Firmly Greater Harbor Heightened Human Judging Know Life Mystical Performance Powers Than]
That's the only way to do it. Just like an actor. You can get a great performance if you do a bunch of takes and edit it. You find the moments and string them together. Lindsey Buckingham
[ Actor Bunch Edit Find Get Great Just Moments Only Performance String Takes Them Together Way]
Mutual fund managers are trapped in this rather deadly vicious circle: the more successful they are, the more money flows into their mutual fund. Then, it is more difficult for them to beat the market averages or even to match their own past performance. Ron Chernow
[ Averages Beat Circle Deadly Difficult Even Flows Fund Into Managers Market Match Money More Mutual Own Past Performance Rather Successful Their Them Then Trapped Vicious]
Ethanol is a premier, high performance fuel. It has tremendous environmental benefits and is a key component to energy independence for our country. Richard Lugar
[ Benefits Component Country Energy Environmental Ethanol Fuel High Independence Key Our Performance Premier Tremendous]
Some directors cast you because they trust you to do the performance - but then they forget to direct you. Samantha Morton
[ Because Cast Direct Directors Forget Performance Some Then Trust]
Written poetry is different. Best thing is to see it in performance first, then read it. Performance is more provocative. Adrian Mitchell
[ Best Different First More Performance Poetry Provocative Read See Then Thing Written]
I don't want to feel like I'm stuck doing one-stock performances. Mark Ruffalo
[ Doing Feel Performances Stuck Want]
The best way to inspire people to superior performance is to convince them by everything you do and by your everyday attitude that you are wholeheartedly supporting them. Harold S. Geneen
[ Attitude Best Convince Everyday Everything Inspire Performance Superior Supporting Them Way Wholeheartedly Your]
Personality is essential. It is in every work of art. When someone walks on stage for a performance and has charisma, everyone is convinced that he has personality. I find that charisma is merely a form of showmanship. Movie stars usually have it. A politician has to have it. Lukas Foss
[ Art Charisma Convinced Essential Every Everyone Find Form Merely Movie Performance Personality Politician Showmanship Someone Stage Stars Usually Walks Work]
One of the things that I've always thought I would like to do is to develop an environmental index. Then people can measure their own environmental performance on an index as they do in other ways. Maurice Strong
[ Always Develop Environmental Index Measure Other Own Performance Their Then Things Thought Ways Would]
I would love to do more movies. I'd like to get into some theater, too, if I could, just to learn more. I want to do gritty performances that I'm proud of. It doesn't matter to me if four people see it or millions of people see it, as long as I perform in such a way that people go, 'Wow!' Jason Dohring
[ Could Four Get Go Gritty Into Just Learn Long Love Matter Millions More Movies Perform Performances Proud See Some Such Theater Too Want Way Would Wow]
My performances have finally caught up with my ego. Ato Boldon
[ Caught Ego Finally Performances Up]
The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways. Ansel Adams
[ Comparable Composer Differs Each Negative Performance Print Score Subtle Ways]
What starts the process, really, are laughs and slights and snubs when you are a kid. If your anger is deep enough and strong enough, you learn that you can change those attitudes by excellence, personal gut performance. Richard M. Nixon
[ Anger Attitudes Change Deep Enough Excellence Gut Kid Laughs Learn Performance Personal Process Really Starts Strong Those Your]
I remember the difficulty we had in the beginning replacing magnetic cores in memories and eventually we had both cost and performance advantages. But it wasn't at all clear in the beginning. Gordon Moore
[ Advantages Beginning Both Clear Cost Difficulty Eventually Had Magnetic Memories Performance Remember Replacing]
I'd never played a cop before, and this particular role with what she is going thru, especially during the first season, covering her alcoholism to her on the job performance, was a great opportunity for me as an actress. Nancy McKeon
[ Actress Alcoholism Before Cop Covering During Especially First Going Great Her Job Never Opportunity Particular Performance Played Role Season She Thru]
Nobody has ever said anything about Marion Jones every using performance-enhancing drugs and they never will. Marion Jones
[ Anything Ever Every Jones Marion Never Nobody Said Using Will]
When a pianist sits down and does a virtuoso performance he is in a technical sense transmitting more information to a machine than any other human activity involving machinery allows. Robert Moog
[ Activity Allows Any Does Down Human Information Involving Machine Machinery More Other Performance Pianist Sense Sits Technical Than Transmitting Virtuoso]
The Southern Baptist Church is a specific culture in itself. So, I had to study, talk to people, watch tape and go to performances to see how Gospel artists move compared to secular artists. Boris Kodjoe
[ Artists Baptist Church Compared Culture Go Gospel Had How Itself Move Performances Secular See Southern Specific Study Talk Tape Watch]
I generally find an affinity with a lot of the people I play and I suppose if I didn't feel an affinity for them then they wouldn't be particularly good performances. Hugo Weaving
[ Affinity Feel Find Generally Good Lot Particularly Performances Play Suppose Them Then]
What we've seen this season is that if something that will enhance performance is available, some players will indulge... unless the penalty is an absolute deterrent. Michael Wilbon
[ Absolute Available Deterrent Enhance Indulge Penalty Performance Players Season Seen Some Something Unless Will]
In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality. Harold S. Geneen
[ Business Explanations Only Performance Promises Reality Words]
I do not believe that the government is in any position to say exactly how every single business and every single activity shall reach those performances. Dixie Lee Ray
[ Activity Any Believe Business Every Exactly Government How Performances Position Reach Say Shall Single Those]
I wanted to feel that precision and control and then try to apply it to tele. That's what I've looked for in my gear development through the years, and today, tele is very precise, very high-performance. Paul Parker
[ Apply Control Development Feel Gear Looked Precise Precision Tele Then Through Today Try Very Wanted Years]
From what I've been able to determine, many of our big stars are addicted to tobacco. They want to smoke in movies for the same reason I smoked as I wrote, which is that they think their performance is going to be better. Joe Eszterhas
[ Able Addicted Been Better Big Determine Going Many Movies Our Performance Reason Same Smoke Smoked Stars Their Think Tobacco Want Which Wrote]
I love doing theater so much - being in front of an audience and seeing how a character grows and develops with every performance. Jerry Hall
[ Audience Being Character Develops Doing Every Front Grows How Love Much Performance Seeing Theater]
Music is a performance and needs the audience. Michael Tippett Music
[ Audience Music Needs Performance]
Two, I actually learned a lot of things that served me very well when it came to repeating performances on stage, because it is a craft and you do need a technique for it. Ron Silver
[ Actually Because Came Craft Learned Lot Need Performances Repeating Served Stage Technique Things Two Very Well]
The teacher of history's work should be, ideally, not simply a description of past cultures, but a performance of the culture in which we live and are increasingly taking our being. William Irwin Thompson
[ Being Culture Cultures Description History Ideally Increasingly Live Our Past Performance Should Simply Taking Teacher Which Work]
There is at least one point in the history of any company when you have to change dramatically to rise to the next level of performance. Miss that moment - and you start to decline. Andy Grove
[ Any Change Company Decline Dramatically History Least Level Miss Moment Next Performance Point Rise Start]
The next day I was in my school's production of All My Sons. This was the performance where I realized something was happening between me and the audience that I hadn't recognized before. Kevin Spacey
[ Audience Before Between Day Hadn Happening Next Performance Production Realized Recognized School Something Sons Where]
I've been onstage once for one performance with four days' rehearsal. Anna Friel
[ Been Days Four Once Onstage Performance Rehearsal]
I'm on performance enhancing drugs, so I may cause drowsiness. Jay London
[ Cause Enhancing May Performance]
From George Washington to George W. Bush, presidents have invoked God's name in the performance of their official duties. Linda Chavez
[ Bush Duties George God Invoked Name Official Performance Presidents Their Washington]
Why do musicians give so much time to charitable causes? The most humanitarian cause that we can give our time to is the creation and performance of music itself. Billy Joel
[ Cause Causes Charitable Creation Give Humanitarian Itself Most Much Music Musicians Our Performance Time Why]
I've done scenes in films that I felt like the performance was better in certain takes, but they couldn't use them because it didn't match what the person was doing when they came around and the camera was on them. David Morse
[ Around Because Better Came Camera Certain Doing Done Felt Films Match Performance Person Scenes Takes Them Use]
When you go out onto the stage, all the preparation has to be forced into your subconscious. For the moment of the performance, we all have to return to a new level of unconsciousness. All the reflection and all the doubts have to be laid aside before you start. Dietrich Fischer-Dieskau
[ Aside Before Doubts Forced Go Into Laid Level Moment New Onto Out Performance Preparation Reflection Return Stage Start Subconscious Unconsciousness Your]
Reading should be a repeat performance. John Barton
[ Performance Reading Repeat Should]
We need improvement in the style of performance. There is no more advantage in a musician who plays and conducts than in one who is only a beater of rhythm. Franz Liszt
[ Advantage Beater Conducts Improvement More Musician Need Only Performance Plays Rhythm Style Than]
Sometimes when I see a performance that really takes me, I struggle. How can I express this to this person, I want this person to know how I felt. I want to get this across, and it's not very easy. John Astin
[ Across Easy Express Felt Get How Know Performance Person Really See Sometimes Struggle Takes Very Want]
The development of a political-economic framework to explore long-run institutional change occupied me during all of the 1980s and led to the publication of Institutions, Institutional Change and Economic Performance in 1990. Douglass North
[ Change Development During Economic Explore Framework Institutional Institutions Led Long-Run Occupied Performance Publication]
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it. Jean-Jacques Rousseau
[ Faithful Making Most Performance Promise Slow]
On the last day of our five-day work week, we did two performances and we had an audience. It was similar to theatre; we went from beginning to end, and it was very pleasing. Jean Stapleton
[ Audience Beginning Day Did End Had Last Our Performances Pleasing Similar Theatre Two Very Week Went Work]
Past performance speaks a tremendous amount about one's ability and likelihood for success. Mark Spitz
[ Ability Amount Likelihood Past Performance Speaks Success Tremendous]
People tend to remember my performances, not me. Ellen Barkin
[ Performances Remember Tend]
The Imperial German Government will not expect the Government of the United States to omit any word or any act necessary to the performance of its sacred duty of maintaining the rights of the United States and its citizens and of safeguarding their free exercise and enjoyment. William Jennings Bryan
[ Act Any Citizens Duty Enjoyment Exercise Expect Free German Government Imperial Maintaining Necessary Omit Performance Rights Sacred Safeguarding States Their United Will Word]
The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance. Ansel Adams
[ Composer Equivalent Negative Performance Print Score]
The East Germans first used biomechanics. This meant that rather than guessing about technique and form, they could apply changes to athletic performance based on science. Bill Toomey
[ Apply Athletic Based Biomechanics Changes Could East First Form Germans Guessing Meant Performance Rather Science Technique Than Used]
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it. Jean Jacques Rousseau
[ Faithful Making Most Performance Promise Slow Those]
Musicals are written and then rewritten. Those things used to happen on the road. Now they are done in New York during preview performances. Peter Stone
[ Done During Happen Musicals New Now Performances Preview Rewritten Road Then Things Those Used Written York]
What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition. Carl Philipp Emanuel Bach
[ Ability Affect Composition Comprises Conscious Content Ear Good Make Performance Playing Singing Through True]
Good acting is consistency of performance. Jim Dale
[ Acting Consistency Good Performance]
Whenever I did a good performance, my Dad and my uncles, who were rabid movie fans, took me to the movies. There began my underlying love affair with film. Mel Torme
[ Affair Began Dad Did Fans Film Good Love Movie Movies Performance Rabid Took Uncles Underlying Were Whenever]
I started off in a small theatre performance company and worked my way into commercials. Devon Sawa
[ Commercials Company Into Off Performance Small Started Theatre Way Worked]
We gave up on the idea of trying to make the record a good representation of the live performance. John Cale
[ Gave Good Idea Live Make Performance Record Representation Trying Up]
Dance every performance as if it were your last. Erik Bruhn
[ Dance Every Last Performance Were Your]
It is strange how your understanding of a play changes. It normally happens after a performance and you suddenly think, 'So that's what that line really means' - it's like a light going on. Richard McCabe
[ After Changes Going Happens How Light Line Means Normally Performance Play Really Strange Suddenly Think Understanding Your]
I think the lawyers are such incredible actors. Can you imagine the performance they have to do every day? Monica Bellucci
[ Actors Day Every Imagine Incredible Lawyers Performance Such Think]
I know that I'm never as good or bad as any single performance. I've never believed my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena. Charles Barkley
[ Able Always Any Arena Bad Been Believed Critics Game Good Know Leave Never Performance Single Worshippers]
For me, making the show work was getting belly laughs - like most variety artists. But the straight actor believes you fix your performance in rehearsal and that's it. Ron Moody
[ Actor Artists Believes Belly Fix Getting Laughs Making Most Performance Rehearsal Show Straight Variety Work Your]
I would love to get great performances from actors as a director, because that's what I'm always looking for, a director that's going to help me go places I've never been before. Aaron Eckhart
[ Actors Always Because Been Before Director Get Go Going Great Help Looking Love Never Performances Places Would]
One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors. Cyril Cusack
[ Actors Brilliance Generosity Heightened Often Other Performance]
The candidates before you know that the IFP has set up a system of deployed IFP national and provincial leaders who are not only monitoring the performance of candidates during these elections but will also do so after these elections. Mangosuthu Buthelezi
[ After Also Before Candidates Deployed During Elections Know Leaders Monitoring National Only Performance Provincial Set System These Up Will]
I did the one concert, and I was not bitten by the conducting bug, and I thought I was done, but then the phone started to ring, and gradually, over time, I started conducting more and more. Now a third of my performances are with orchestras. Bobby McFerrin
[ Bitten Bug Concert Conducting Did Done Gradually More Now Orchestras Over Performances Phone Ring Started Then Third Thought Time]
You are going in one second the length of a football field. That means you brain is receiving information from your body what the car is doing physically, bumping, balance, performance. Emerson Fittipaldi
[ Balance Body Brain Car Doing Field Football Going Information Length Means Performance Physically Receiving Second Your]
There's nothing like a play. It's so immediate and every performance is different. As an actor, you have the most control over what the audience is seeing. David Schwimmer
[ Actor Audience Control Different Every Immediate Most Nothing Over Performance Play Seeing]
I don't enjoy public performances and being up on a stage. I don't enjoy the glamour. Like tonight, I am up on stage and my feet hurt. Barbra Streisand
[ Am Being Enjoy Feet Glamour Hurt Performances Public Stage Tonight Up]
I performed adequately at school, but in comparison to my older brother, who set the record for the highest cumulative average for our high school, my performance was decidedly mediocre. Steven Chu
[ Adequately Average Brother Comparison Cumulative Decidedly High Highest Mediocre Older Our Performance Performed Record School Set]
An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise. Red Auerbach
[ Acre Performance Promise Whole World Worth]
Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from audience popularity can ensure more than a few performances. Bruce Beresford
[ Although Apart Around Audience Being Commissioned Ensure Few More Nothing Operas Performances Popularity Quite Still Than World]
Yes, there is plenty of hard work for them in addition to that which they do when they appear, smiling and happy, when the curtain goes up. Giving a performance is the least of their worries. Florenz Ziegfeld
[ Addition Appear Curtain Giving Goes Happy Hard Least Performance Plenty Smiling Their Them Up Which Work Worries Yes]
I got into the studio when I was thirteen. At the age of twelve I was doing public performances. Chingy
[ Age Doing Got Into Performances Public Studio Thirteen Twelve]
Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate. Betty Buckley
[ Capacity Concentrate Focus Good Performance]
I've mainly been in dramas, so this is one of my first comedy kind of performances in Cecil B. Demented. Stephen Dorff
[ Been Cecil Comedy Demented Dramas First Kind Mainly Performances]
I like the energy of live performance. Sandra Bernhard
[ Energy Live Performance]
The author himself is the best judge of his own performance; none has so deeply meditated on the subject; none is so sincerely interested in the event. Edward Gibbon
[ Author Best Deeply Event Himself His Interested Judge Meditated None Own Performance Sincerely Subject]
Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience. Jimmy Buffett
[ Ago Audience Concert Instinct Into Pace Pacing Performance Pleasing Reading Song Story Taught Translates Years]
That kind of piece, perhaps most recognizable because of Yoko Ono's similar work, built a bridge between performance art and music - and without raising any awkward social issues. Tony Conrad
[ Any Art Awkward Because Between Bridge Built Issues Kind Most Music Performance Perhaps Piece Raising Recognizable Similar Social Without Work Yoko]
The value of old age depends upon the person who reaches it. To some men of early performance it is useless. To others, who are late to develop, it just enables them to finish the job. Thomas Hardy
[ Age Depends Develop Early Enables Finish Job Just Late Men Old Others Performance Person Reaches Some Them Upon Useless Value]
If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear? Stevie Nicks
[ Away Because Fear Fright Goes Key Magical Never Performance Stage Then Wonder]
Sayles could pull a performance out of a dog. I'm serious. He was just amazing. The world could fall apart and he remained on neutral. Elizabeth Pena
[ Amazing Apart Could Dog Fall Just Neutral Out Performance Pull Remained Sayles Serious World]
If I produce it, I will stage it as a performance. A small audience will be invited; rehearsals of the sections will be done in the mornings, and those sections will be recorded in the afternoons. Bill Dixon
[ Afternoons Audience Done Invited Mornings Performance Produce Recorded Rehearsals Sections Small Stage Those Will]
Don't lower your expectations to meet your performance. Raise your level of performance to meet your expectations. Expect the best of yourself, and then do what is necessary to make it a reality. Ralph Marston
[ Best Expect Expectations Level Lower Make Meet Necessary Performance Raise Reality Then Your Yourself]
You go for the quality of the performance, not the longevity of it. Don King
[ Go Longevity Performance Quality]
An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor. Alan Bates
[ Actor Emotional Instinctive More Performance Usually]
To pay out millions upon millions of dollars in bonuses for incomplete work, poor performance, and unacceptable products is the height of government waste and mismanagement. Jim Gibbons
[ Dollars Government Height Incomplete Millions Mismanagement Out Pay Performance Poor Products Unacceptable Upon Waste Work]
Consciousness is a phase of mental life which arises in connection with the formation of new habits. When habit is formed, consciousness only interferes to spoil our performance. William Ralph Inge
[ Arises Connection Consciousness Formation Formed Habit Habits Interferes Life Mental New Only Our Performance Phase Spoil Which]
The trouble with the performance poets is that they don't seem to have read anything. So there is not a real sense of the poetic tradition in their work. Peter Davison
[ Anything Performance Poetic Poets Read Real Seem Sense Their Tradition Trouble Work]
If I had money, I would like to get an old building, have music performances, do lithographs, have shows of paintings, and do those things that I'm interested in doing. Bill Dixon
[ Building Doing Get Had Interested Money Music Old Paintings Performances Shows Things Those Would]
China has legally purchased high performance computers, advanced machine tools, and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment from several American companies. Charles Foster Bass
[ Advanced American China Companies Computers Equipment High Legally Machine Performance Purchased Several Tools]
It was more freeing, mainly because he's so free anyway. He just is in his performance. So to mimic someone doing a free performance, well, that's pretty freeing within itself. Michael Welch
[ Anyway Because Doing Free Freeing His Itself Just Mainly Mimic More Performance Pretty Someone Well Within]
The children, each of those kids is in touch with nature and traditional aboriginal culture so a very important part of getting performances from them was just letting them be and trying to capture the unique spirituality that was in each of them. Phillip Noyce
[ Aboriginal Capture Children Culture Each Getting Important Just Kids Letting Nature Part Performances Spirituality Them Those Touch Traditional Trying Unique Very]
I didn't really have an act per se - a theatrical performance, as opposed to just: here I am, folks, and you're all supposed to be dead quiet while I sing eight or nine songs, then get off the stage. Mel Torme
[ Act Am Dead Eight Folks Get Here Just Nine Off Opposed Per Performance Quiet Really Se Sing Songs Stage Supposed Theatrical Then While]
I don't see how they can with most of my pieces, but I think it's unfortunate that they can through familiarity with flashy performances of a great deal of other music. Peter Maxwell Davies
[ Deal Familiarity Flashy Great How Most Music Other Performances Pieces See Think Through Unfortunate]
I like working with an actor who doesn't do the oneupmanship. One who has no trick and gives a true, honest performance. Erik Estrada
[ Actor Gives Honest Performance Trick True Working]
Be able to resign. It will improve your value to the President and do wonders for your performance. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Able Improve Performance President Resign Value Will Wonders Your]
Offspring, the due performance on religious rites, faithful service, highest conjugal happiness and heavenly bliss for the ancestors and oneself, depend on one's wife alone. Guru Nanak
[ Alone Ancestors Bliss Conjugal Depend Due Faithful Happiness Heavenly Highest Offspring Oneself Performance Religious Rites Service Wife]
A theatre receives recognition through its initiative, which is indispensable for first-rate performances. Franz Liszt
[ First-Rate Indispensable Initiative Performances Receives Recognition Theatre Through Which]
So, sometimes, when I'm not happy with my performance and I have to think, I will think in English. Sophie Marceau
[ English Happy Performance Sometimes Think Will]
Clean living is the cardinal principle in the lives of the world's greatest athletes, as the phenomenal performances of these outstanding characters will obviously show. Major Taylor
[ Athletes Cardinal Characters Clean Greatest Lives Living Obviously Outstanding Performances Phenomenal Principle Show These Will World]
Inside was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience. Shelley Berman
[ Album Audience Before Comedian Inside Performance Second]
As I sit down and start to work, I often panic. I stare at the empty piece of music paper. How can I say that my piece will be ready for performance next January when I do not have a recipe for making it happen? Lukas Foss
[ Down Empty Happen How January Making Music Next Often Panic Paper Performance Piece Ready Recipe Say Sit Stare Start Will Work]
I owe the public a good performance, the best I can give. We really bust our chops on 'CHiPs' but when I go home and get a weekend off, I want to spend it quietly, with my lady. Larry Wilcox
[ Best Bust Chips Chops Get Give Go Good Home Lady Off Our Owe Performance Public Quietly Really Spend Want Weekend]
Let your performance do the thinking. Charlotte Bronte
[ Performance Thinking Your]
The road to freedom lies not through mysteries or occult performances, but through the intelligent use of natural forces and laws. Ernest Holmes
[ Forces Freedom Intelligent Laws Lies Mysteries Natural Occult Performances Road Through Use]
In the theater, you go from point A to point Z, building your performance as the evening progresses. You have to relinquish that control on a film. Gwyneth Paltrow
[ Building Control Evening Film Go Performance Point Progresses Relinquish Theater Your]
I don't think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films. Jonathan Demme
[ Documentaries Films Hitchcock Making More Performance Sense Stop Them Think]
Firms would be given initial entitlements to gross markup on the basis of past performance. These entitlements would be transferable and a market in them would be developed. William Vickrey
[ Basis Developed Entitlements Firms Given Gross Initial Market Past Performance Them These Would]
A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance. Tom Flores
[ Commitment Paramount Performance Reaching Total Ultimate]
It wasn't just about flashing lights and pinball machines blowing up and things like that. It was about using encores, bringing back the good songs and using techniques that I knew about from rock performance. Pete Townshend
[ Back Blowing Bringing Encores Flashing Good Just Knew Lights Machines Performance Pinball Rock Songs Techniques Things Up Using]
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality. Joe Paterno
[ Becomes Confidence Excellence Individual Learns Performance Reality Team]
We need to make sure parents and coaches are aware of the dangers an on the look-out for the warning signs. Performance enhancing drugs are too damaging to young people for parents and coaches to not be involved. Chuck Grassley
[ Aware Coaches Damaging Dangers Enhancing Involved Make Need Parents Performance Signs Sure Too Warning Young]
The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it's so addictive. Gwyneth Paltrow
[ Addictive Adrenaline Anything Film Live Performance See Theater Unlike Why]
I don't care to analyze acting. On the other hand there is a fascination because distributors are putting out British films. You get films here with great performances you'll never see again. Why compare. We should go after the businessmen. Tim Roth
[ Acting After Again Analyze Because British Businessmen Care Compare Distributors Fascination Films Get Go Great Hand Here Never Other Out Performances Putting See Should Why]
No one will ever argue that someone could have played Helen Keller better than Patty Duke. It was an incredibly demanding role and I don't think anyone can argue that it was a false performance. Richard Masur
[ Anyone Argue Better Could Demanding Duke Ever False Helen Incredibly Keller Patty Performance Played Role Someone Than Think Will]
New York State is upside down and backwards; high taxes and low performance. The New York State government was at one time a national model. Now, unfortunately, it's a national disgrace. Sometimes, the corruption in Albany could even make Boss Tweed blush. Andrew Cuomo
[ Albany Backwards Blush Boss Corruption Could Disgrace Down Even Government High Low Make Model National New Now Performance Sometimes State Taxes Time Unfortunately Upside York]
Did you know I staged the first performance in America of At the Hawk's Well? Kenneth Rexroth
[ America Did First Hawk Know Performance Staged Well]
Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance. Shirley Booth
[ Actors Audience Listened Overheard Percent Performance Should]
If you go on stage with the wrong attitude, or something in your performance is off, you can lose an audience in the first minute. That first minute is crucial. Allan Carr
[ Attitude Audience Crucial First Go Lose Minute Off Performance Something Stage Wrong Your]
The thing that's characteristic of my performance is that I literally do drag the whole studio onto the stage. Laurie Anderson
[ Characteristic Drag Literally Onto Performance Stage Studio Thing Whole]
So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance. Isadora Duncan
[ Always Ends Experience First Highly Matrimony Performance Thought Which]
From protecting our natural resources to providing maritime security and national defense, the Coast Guard's duties are broad in scope, and the performance of those duties has never been more important. Russ Carnahan
[ Been Broad Coast Defense Duties Guard Important Maritime More National Natural Never Our Performance Protecting Providing Resources Scope Security Those]
Performance art can be produced in a coffee house setting. Jack Bowman
[ Art Coffee House Performance Produced Setting]
However, yes, especially as one gets older, you know, you really hope that your music will become more generally available, even though some of the performances might be riddled with faults. John Eaton
[ Available Become Especially Even Faults Generally Gets Hope However Know Might More Music Older Performances Really Riddled Some Though Will Yes Your]
Drugs won't enhance your performance. Morgan Brittany
[ Enhance Performance Won Your]
I think that technology has both introduced new sounds but also allowed an increasingly painterly approach to recording music as you can now paint over what you've done and more and more refine an existing performance. Jerry Harrison
[ Allowed Also Approach Both Done Existing Increasingly Introduced More Music New Now Over Paint Painterly Performance Recording Refine Sounds Technology Think]
The Steve Allen Sunday night show had the right to two options after my first performance. Shelley Berman
[ After Allen First Had Night Options Performance Right Show Steve Sunday Two]
I think you can really tell a good actor if you can put a camera on them and they can just talk and emote and react and you don't have to keep cutting away from them, because they are the language and the behavior. It's all a tour-de-force performance. Sally Kirkland
[ Actor Away Because Behavior Camera Cutting Emote Good Just Keep Language Performance Put React Really Talk Tell Them Think]
There are all sorts of reasons why I don't do much work in the theatre, the main one being that after two performances I feel I've given all I can. I hate repetition, I really do. It's like asking a painter to paint he same picture every day of his life. Peter Cushing
[ After Asking Being Day Every Feel Given Hate His Life Main Much Paint Painter Performances Picture Really Reasons Repetition Same Sorts Theatre Two Why Work]
As far as performance, the roar of the crowd, the smell of the greasepaint no I don't feel that. Peter Garrett
[ Crowd Far Feel Performance Roar Smell]
We figured you could download live shows for days, so we decided to go for a cream-of-the-crop approach, but not just take the best vocal or the best performances. Ben Harper
[ Approach Best Could Days Decided Download Figured Go Just Live Performances Shows Take Vocal]
As I came to New York, it was for me a new beginning. To discover what people are living here. What do they need, what do they expect, what would they like to be the image and the performance of the New York Philharmonic? Kurt Masur
[ Beginning Came Discover Expect Here Image Living Need New Performance Philharmonic Would York]
All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity. That's the difference between mere theater and performance art. Jack Bowman
[ Art Between Difference Good Mere Performance Philosophical Pieces Some Theater Validity]
People come up to me as I leave the stage after a performance and tell me tey saw my mother onstage with me every time I sing. I keep a sense of humor about it. Lorna Luft
[ After Come Every Humor Keep Leave Mother Onstage Performance Saw Sense Sing Stage Tell Time Up]
Jackie considered his resurrection, the world's best return performance. Audrey Meadows
[ Best Considered His Jackie Performance Resurrection Return World]
I think these awards are always nice for a player but they also reflect well on the club. It shows that Arsenal's performance have been noted all around the world and it helps by having so many good players around me. Dennis Bergkamp
[ Also Always Around Arsenal Awards Been Club Good Having Helps Many Nice Noted Performance Player Players Reflect Shows These Think Well World]
It is enough that we set out to mold the motley stuff of life into some form of our own choosing; when we do, the performance is itself the wage. Learned Hand
[ Choosing Enough Form Into Itself Life Mold Motley Our Out Own Performance Set Some Stuff Wage]
I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality. Harold S. Geneen
[ Business Explanations Immutable Law Only Performance Promises Reality Think Words]
Bullfighting is the only art in which the artist is in danger of death and in which the degree of brilliance in the performance is left to the fighter's honor. Ernest Hemingway
[ Art Artist Brilliance Danger Death Degree Fighter Honor Left Only Performance Which]
Some books claim I have already clocked up a century of Grands Prix, but let me put the record straight. Australia will be my 100th start, and I aim to mark the milestone with a cracking performance. It could even be celebrated with a victory. Damon Hill
[ Aim Already Australia Books Celebrated Century Claim Clocked Could Cracking Even Mark Milestone Performance Prix Put Record Some Start Straight Up Victory Will]
That's what really makes great skating competitions. When you have two top skaters in good form giving superb performances. Dick Button
[ Competitions Form Giving Good Great Makes Performances Really Skaters Skating Superb Top Two]
All of us are trying to achieve 100 percent in our work. That's all we struggle to do. We never do, but we never stop trying until the day we die. It's that struggle to achieve 100 percent, that's where our performance lies, that's what the audience gets. They get the struggle. Vincent D'Onofrio
[ Achieve Audience Day Die Get Gets Lies Never Our Percent Performance Stop Struggle Trying Until Us Where Work]
The console games, as they come out with this new generation, will have a temporary advantage in price performance, but there are still many things you can do on a PC, more conveniently than you can do on a console machine. Will Wright
[ Advantage Come Console Conveniently Games Generation Machine Many More New Out Pc Performance Price Still Temporary Than Things Will]
All the dialogue on tape, and we'd play the tape in performance. Then I thought it'd be interesting if the actor's repeated what they heard on the tape, but at a slower speed, so we'd get a web of language. Richard Foreman
[ Actor Dialogue Get Heard Interesting Language Performance Play Repeated Slower Speed Tape Then Thought Web]
It would have to be connected with performance art somehow, either in the front of the house or the back. I was myopic about this from fourth grade on. James Marsters
[ Art Back Connected Either Fourth Front Grade House Myopic Performance Somehow Would]
We were doing performance art as far back as 1965, just not calling it that. Joseph Jarman
[ Art Back Calling Doing Far Just Performance Were]
That's a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty. Roberta Flack
[ Because Good Honesty Performance Primary Qualities Thing Wonderful]
The perception is that baseball's players' union is protecting players to use steroids and other illegal performance-enhancing drugs. Jim Bunning
[ Baseball Illegal Other Perception Players Protecting Steroids Union Use]
Negative feedback effected amplifier performance significantly. Harold Stephen Black
[ Amplifier Effected Feedback Negative Performance Significantly]
Unless an entire row of people got up in the middle of a performance and left the theater in disgust, I felt as though I hadn't done my job. Jeremy Piven
[ Disgust Done Entire Felt Got Hadn Job Left Middle Performance Row Theater Though Unless Up]
The actor depends wholly on himself. He gives his performance in what, to him, seems the most effective manner. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Depends Effective Gives Him Himself His Manner Most Performance Seems Wholly]
I try to get the best performance an actor can give. Taylor Hackford
[ Actor Best Get Give Performance Try]
I have some of the old videos of my performances on it. Wanda Jackson
[ Old Performances Some Videos]
Every performance is different. That's the beauty of it. Van Morrison
[ Beauty Different Every Performance]
I come from the performance world, but the idea of a worship song is different. It's useful music. John Tesh
[ Come Different Idea Music Performance Song Useful World Worship]
You have actors who begin at a certain young age and there's very little change in their technique and the depth of their performances; they're the same 30 years later. Alec Baldwin
[ Actors Age Begin Certain Change Depth Later Little Performances Same Technique Their Very Years Young]
You really, really, really have to love what you are going to do in theatre because it is an unmerciful life. It's six days a week. It's eight performances a week. And that's doing the exact same thing over and over and over again. Harvey Fierstein
[ Again Because Days Doing Eight Exact Going Life Love Over Performances Really Same Six Theatre Thing Week]
There was a three hour differential in performances because the sponsor insisted it be done live for California. You would go on at 8 pm in New York but you would also have to go on at 8 p.m. in California. That meant coming back in to do the show at 11 p.m. Dick York
[ Also Back Because California Coming Differential Done Go Hour Insisted Live Meant New Performances Pm Show Sponsor Three Would York]
America doesn't reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances. Meryl Streep
[ Age America Day-To-Day Either Life Performances Reward Their]
You can lose in cinema too if you don't put on a good performance. Eric Cantona
[ Cinema Good Lose Performance Put Too]
If I were to play somebody who ran a fish and chip shop, I would not work in a fish and chip shop for three months. Staring at chips is not going to help me in my performance. Ben Kingsley
[ Chip Chips Fish Going Help Months Performance Play Ran Shop Somebody Staring Three Were Work Would]
It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different. Brandon Routh
[ Because Been Character Different Drastically Ego Energy Important Just Make Need Performance Similar Too Would]
Black music has become a commercial commodity. Live performances are not so accessible as they were previously. It use to be possible to go to the bar on the corner and hear music. It was available for a fifteen cent beer. Archie Shepp
[ Accessible Available Bar Become Beer Black Cent Commercial Commodity Corner Fifteen Go Hear Live Music Performances Possible Previously Use Were]
As I had collaborated with visual artists before whether on installations, on performance pieces, in the context of theatre works and as I had taught for a time in art colleges the idea of writing music in response to painting was not alien. Gavin Bryars
[ Alien Art Artists Before Collaborated Colleges Context Had Idea Installations Music Painting Performance Pieces Response Taught Theatre Time Visual Whether Works Writing]
To vote is like the payment of a debt, a duty never to be neglected, if its performance is possible. Rutherford B. Hayes
[ Debt Duty Neglected Never Payment Performance Possible Vote]
After six or seven performances of any song, you begin to perform it rather than feel it. Graham Nash
[ After Any Begin Feel Perform Performances Rather Seven Six Song Than]
I didn't develop or build synths. I had my technicians modify them for my live stage performances. Gary Wright
[ Build Develop Had Live Modify Performances Stage Technicians Them]
With NOAH, you can create some stunning, yet original soundscapes. Therefore, as a performance tool, it really comes into its own because you can make one single performance which has a lot of detail. Geoff Downes
[ Because Comes Create Detail Into Lot Make Noah Original Own Performance Really Single Some Stunning Therefore Tool Which Yet]
A screen actor is compensated in the knowledge that millions will see his performance at one time, where only hundreds will see it on the stage. Bela Lugosi
[ Actor Compensated His Hundreds Knowledge Millions Only Performance Screen See Stage Time Where Will]
Even people that know Johnny Cash's music really well and know that he was married don't really know that much about June Carter. So finding out about her really helped to inform my performance and to bring her to the front in a way that she has never been before. Reese Witherspoon
[ Been Before Bring Carter Cash Even Finding Front Helped Her Inform Johnny June Know Married Much Music Never Out Performance Really She Way Well]
I am thrilled yet overwhelmed. There are so many great women athletes, some incredible performances. Nancy Greene
[ Am Athletes Great Incredible Many Overwhelmed Performances Some Thrilled Women Yet]
We always had chocolates and my mother was careful to make sure they were unwrapped in advance so the paper wouldn't rustle in the middle of a performance. Penelope Keith
[ Advance Always Careful Chocolates Had Make Middle Mother Paper Performance Rustle Sure Were]
It was very much about performances, the whole ensemble thing was just great - everybody working together. Sometimes it didn't feel like a film set. It wasn't technically driven, it was very, very enjoyable. Cillian Murphy
[ Driven Enjoyable Ensemble Everybody Feel Film Great Just Much Performances Set Sometimes Technically Thing Together Very Whole Working]
So what this is is us, our personalities refined down on to a stage performance. In other words, the way we play is the end product of the way we live - we live in the cities, you see. Alice Cooper
[ Cities Down End Live Other Our Performance Personalities Play Product Refined See Stage Us Way Words]
I consider that my best performance ever was as Peer Gynt. Leo McKern
[ Best Consider Ever Peer Performance]
I know I'm never as good or bad as one single performance. I've never believed in my critics or my worshippers, and I've always been able to leave the game at the arena. Charles Barkley
[ Able Always Arena Bad Been Believed Critics Game Good Know Leave Never Performance Single Worshippers]
I have never taken any substance to enhance my performance. Kelli White
[ Any Enhance Never Performance Substance Taken]
Your performance depends on your people. Select the best, train them and back them. When errors occur, give sharper guidance. If errors persist or if the fit feels wrong, help them move on. The country cannot afford amateur hour in the White House. Donald Rumsfeld
[ Afford Amateur Back Best Cannot Country Depends Errors Feels Fit Give Guidance Help Hour House Move Occur Performance Persist Select Sharper Them Train White Wrong Your]
What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions. Aristotle
[ Actions Anxious Certain Character Citizens Disposition Fellow His Moral Most Namely Performance Produce Statesman Virtue Virtuous]
That's how you get a performance - they put trust in you. Richard Donner
[ Get How Performance Put Trust]
Let us be clear: I take ten times more money for a concert than for an opera performance. Placido Domingo
[ Clear Concert Money More Opera Performance Take Ten Than Times Us]
Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live. Franklin D. Roosevelt
[ Cannot Confidence Faithful Honesty Honor Live Obligations Performance Protection Sacredness Them Thrives Unselfish Without]
Hopefully, that people could see a progression in my performances because that's how it's always felt to me. Christian Slater
[ Always Because Could Felt Hopefully How Performances Progression See]
To pay 60 musicians for rehearsal and performance is quite something, and I decided I wouldn't be able to handle that kind of situation financially again, unless somebody else was taking care of that end of it. Chuck Mangione
[ Able Again Care Decided Else End Financially Handle Kind Musicians Pay Performance Quite Rehearsal Situation Somebody Something Taking Unless]
A lot of companies make diversity a part of the performance goals against which an executive gets paid. Just as you have to make a certain sales number, you have to make a diversity number to get your bonus. Vernon Jordan
[ Against Bonus Certain Companies Diversity Executive Get Gets Goals Just Lot Make Number Paid Part Performance Sales Which Your]
I was always the kid in school who tried to get attention, not necessarily the class clown, but I'd do little unexpected performances. Leonardo DiCaprio
[ Always Attention Class Clown Get Kid Little Necessarily Performances School Tried Unexpected]
What does my performance have to do with Russell Crowe's? Nothing. If I play Gladiator and we all play Gladiator with Ridley Scott in the same amount of time, maybe we have a chance to see who did it best. Javier Bardem
[ Amount Best Chance Crowe Did Does Gladiator Maybe Nothing Performance Play Ridley Russell Same Scott See Time]
My strong point, if I have a strong point, is performance. I always do more than I say. I always produce more than I promise. Richard M. Nixon
[ Always More Performance Point Produce Promise Say Strong Than]
Look at the product pipeline, look at the fantastic financial results we've had for the last five years. You only get that kind of performance on the innovation side, on the financial side, if you're really listening and reacting to the best ideas of the people we have. Steve Ballmer
[ Best Fantastic Financial Five Get Had Ideas Innovation Kind Last Listening Look Only Performance Pipeline Product Reacting Really Results Side Years]
I'm not saying that more performance wouldn't be better - all these technologies are going to get better - that's the difference between first generation and second generation. Trip Hawkins
[ Better Between Difference First Generation Get Going More Performance Saying Second Technologies These]
I was driven to give the best possible performance I could based on the material that was given to me and that material was documentary footage of the President speaking to people. Timothy Bottoms
[ Based Best Could Documentary Driven Footage Give Given Material Performance Possible President Speaking]
The Parent Trap wouldn't have been as special without the remarkable performances by Hayley Mills. Maureen O'Hara
[ Been Hayley Mills Parent Performances Remarkable Special Trap Without]
It's always been performance art, but now it's on a different level. Mark Roberts
[ Always Art Been Different Level Now Performance]
The obsession with performance left no room for the development of the intuitive or spiritual impact of space and form other than the aesthetic of the machine itself. Arthur Erickson
[ Aesthetic Development Form Impact Intuitive Itself Left Machine Obsession Other Performance Room Space Spiritual Than]
Just as the performance of the vilest and most wicked deeds requires spirit and talent, so even the greatest demand a certain insensitivity which under other circumstances we would call stupidity. Georg C. Lichtenberg
[ Call Certain Circumstances Deeds Demand Even Greatest Insensitivity Just Most Other Performance Requires Spirit Stupidity Talent Under Vilest Which Wicked Would]
It is the element I miss in electronic music - no performance, no loving immersion. Maybe that is why I was never particularly drawn to electronic music. Lukas Foss
[ Drawn Electronic Element Loving Maybe Miss Music Never Particularly Performance Why]
I went to ballet school for nine years, and there was an agent for the whole school who happened to be there visiting one of the performances. She suggested an audition. Sarah Sutton
[ Agent Audition Ballet Happened Nine Performances School She Suggested Visiting Went Whole Years]
And one of our points of continuing conversation with our trading partners is the urgency of their taking steps to remove barriers to their improved growth performance. John W. Snow
[ Barriers Continuing Conversation Growth Improved Our Partners Performance Points Remove Steps Taking Their Trading Urgency]
I think it killed the performance on a lot of the systems in the Labs for years because everyone had their own copy of it, but it wasn't being shared, and so they wasted huge amounts of memory back when memory was expensive. Bill Joy
[ Amounts Back Because Being Copy Everyone Expensive Had Huge Killed Labs Lot Memory Own Performance Shared Systems Their Think Wasted Years]
Well, I think In Love and War, which had a wonderful performance by Sandy, Sandra Bullock, who the authorities and, the supposed authorities, in cinema didn't want to know about. Richard Attenborough
[ Authorities Bullock Cinema Had Know Love Performance Sandra Sandy Supposed Think Want War Well Which Wonderful]
Some quality performances and movies have a chance to be rewarded, but it's not like it's a bible. Javier Bardem
[ Bible Chance Movies Performances Quality Rewarded Some]
I just produced Criminal, this remake of Nine Queens, and one of the things that appealed to me about Nine Queens is that it was a performance piece, and that's the most fun. Steven Soderbergh
[ Appealed Criminal Fun Just Most Nine Performance Piece Produced Queens Remake Things]
The necessity to constantly turn in an excellent performance, to be absolutely wedded to this dedication and this ideal means that as a child you're going to pay for it personally. Twyla Tharp
[ Absolutely Child Constantly Dedication Excellent Going Ideal Means Necessity Pay Performance Personally Turn Wedded]
We're all so mauled by information, but it's recycled information. We need to shut it out. So, you've got to get bizarre. This is an artist's purpose - to break away from the recycled. Performance art can do that. Jack Bowman
[ Art Artist Away Bizarre Break Get Got Information Need Out Performance Purpose Recycled Shut]
I hated the whole idea of being an actress. I used to throw up before every performance and cry afterward. Judy Holliday
[ Actress Afterward Before Being Cry Every Hated Idea Performance Throw Up Used Whole]
The only thing you owe the public is a good performance. Humphrey Bogart
[ Good Only Owe Performance Public Thing]
Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance. Natalie Portman
[ Actors Cent Good Great How Learn Lifts Ninety Per Performance Surrounded Watching Your]
I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety. George Murray
[ Am Anxiety Certainly Modicum Performance Suffering]
Writing and singing does give me some kind of release from the demons of my past, it is a therapy of sorts, but to be honest, my marriage played a more important role in the acceptance of myself than performance has ever done. Michelle Shocked
[ Acceptance Demons Does Done Ever Give Honest Important Kind Marriage More Myself Past Performance Played Release Role Singing Some Sorts Than Therapy Writing]
Performance art is the ultimate in creativity. Since it has so many possibilities at creativity, it's essence tends to become creativity. Jack Bowman
[ Art Become Creativity Essence Many Performance Possibilities Since Tends Ultimate]
Even though I don't feel I need approval, it's still important to me to give a good performance. I'm hard on myself. Michelle Pfeiffer
[ Approval Even Feel Give Good Hard Important Myself Need Performance Still Though]
It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality. Harold S. Geneen
[ Business Explanations Immutable Law Only Performance Promises Reality Words]
I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple; every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make, must move the audience to laughter, tears or inspiration. Otherwise, why should I do it? John Davidson
[ Approach Audience Every Inspiration Know Laughter Live Make Move Must Otherwise Performances Should Simple Sing Song Story Surprised Tears Tell Why]
I accept that responsibility and ask only that I be judged by my performance as its chief executive. Jane Byrne
[ Accept Ask Chief Executive Judged Only Performance Responsibility]
I imagined that it might be awkward to talk to your wife about her performance, so going into it I was a little nervous. But doing it was actually a wonderfully inspiring experience. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Actually Awkward Doing Experience Going Her Imagined Inspiring Into Little Might Nervous Performance Talk Wife Wonderfully Your]
Jessica Lange in Frances... was dramatic and passionate and one of the strongest performances I've seen a woman do. Sherilyn Fenn
[ Dramatic Jessica Passionate Performances Seen Strongest Woman]
I thought his performance was absolutely wonderful and had said so, but he seemed, as actors quite often are when they first see.something, to be disappointed. I think he expected more from the film and himself. John Schlesinger
[ Absolutely Actors Disappointed Expected Film First Had Himself His More Often Performance Quite Said See Seemed Something Think Thought Wonderful]
The most memorable performance was my appearance in concert in Carnegie Hall. The first standup to do so. Shelley Berman
[ Appearance Carnegie Concert First Hall Memorable Most Performance Standup]
As the director of an opera, it is my responsibility to unify the style of the particular performance, but one can certainly approach the piece from different points of view. That's what makes it interesting and keeps it alive. Sarah Caldwell
[ Alive Approach Certainly Different Director Interesting Keeps Makes Opera Particular Performance Piece Points Responsibility Style Unify View]
You have your structure, but within it, it gets fuller and you can highlight other parts of the performance. Marisa Tomei
[ Fuller Gets Highlight Other Parts Performance Structure Within Your]
Before every performance, I think I am about to keel over. Brenda Blethyn
[ Am Before Every Keel Over Performance Think]
I have directed good actors and have gone through the process which is more detailed in theater in a way. You have to get people to stay for two or three hours in a performance. They need more talk and rehearsal than in films. Julie Taymor
[ Actors Detailed Directed Films Get Gone Good Hours More Need Performance Process Rehearsal Stay Talk Than Theater Three Through Two Way Which]
Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor who is not limited by the body, only by his ability and, perhaps, experience. Marc Davis
[ Ability Actor Artist Body Drawing Experience Giving His Limited Only Performance Perhaps]
There may be a hundred thousand men in an army, who are all equally free; but they only are naturally most fit to be commanders or leaders, who most excel in the virtues required for the right performance of those offices. Algernon Sydney
[ Army Commanders Equally Excel Fit Free Hundred Leaders May Men Most Naturally Offices Only Performance Required Right Those Thousand Virtues]
I made many studio albums and I think the danger of studio recording is that if you do not watch out, you come out with a perfectly sterile performance. Chuck Mangione
[ Albums Come Danger Made Many Out Perfectly Performance Recording Sterile Studio Think Watch]
I would be terribly disappointed if anything would get in the way of my being cast in something, or if performances were canceled. It was a fix that I obviously needed. Trevor Nunn
[ Anything Being Canceled Cast Disappointed Fix Get Needed Obviously Performances Something Terribly Way Were Would]
There is no better than adversity. Every defeat, every heartbreak, every loss, contains its own seed, its own lesson on how to improve your performance the next time. Malcolm X
[ Adversity Better Contains Defeat Every Heartbreak How Improve Lesson Loss Next Own Performance Seed Than Time Your]
If I do a poetry reading I want people to walk out and say they feel better for having been there - not because you've done a comedy performance but because you're talking about your father dying or having young children, things that touch your soul. Roger McGough
[ Because Been Better Children Comedy Done Dying Father Feel Having Out Performance Poetry Reading Say Soul Talking Things Touch Walk Want Young Your]
To boast of a performance which I cannot beat is merely stupid vanity. And if I can beat it that means there is nothing special about it. What has passed is already finished with. What I find more interesting is what is still to come. Emil Zatopek
[ Already Beat Boast Cannot Come Find Finished Interesting Means Merely More Nothing Passed Performance Special Still Stupid Vanity Which]
I always think that a director who knows about the technical side, but cares about the acting performances and casting as well, is ahead of the game. Bob Balaban
[ Acting Ahead Always Cares Casting Director Game Knows Performances Side Technical Think Well]
Well, you would have to say what is the criteria to determine the success of any merger? It would have to be that the companies are stronger financially, that they took market share, and they are on a very steady footing in terms of their performance. Kevin Rollins
[ Any Companies Criteria Determine Financially Footing Market Merger Performance Say Share Steady Stronger Success Terms Their Took Very Well Would]
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge. Peter Drucker
[ Application Knowledge Manager Performance Responsible]
When you're buying real growth and want real performance, you buy excellent management and good products and you diversify across industry sectors. Robert Morse
[ Across Buy Buying Diversify Excellent Good Growth Industry Management Performance Products Real Sectors Want]
I just try to touch people's hearts in a way through skating, so they're not just witnessing a performance, they're feeling a performance and they're a part of it. Scott Hamilton
[ Feeling Hearts Just Part Performance Skating Through Touch Try Way Witnessing]
It is essential that we put an end to steroid abuse and set a better example for aspiring young athletes to follow, so that some day, when they make it in the All Star Game, it will be because of their own natural talents, and not because of a performance enhancing product. Jim Sensenbrenner
[ Abuse Aspiring Athletes Because Better Day End Enhancing Essential Example Follow Game Make Natural Own Performance Product Put Set Some Star Steroid Talents Their Will Young]
I started using film as part of live theatre performance - what used to be called performance art - and I became intrigued by film. Mike Figgis
[ Art Became Called Film Intrigued Live Part Performance Started Theatre Used Using]
I wanted to make a classical piece that was actually designed to be a CD, not designed for performance. Anne Dudley
[ Actually Cd Classical Designed Make Performance Piece Wanted]
But now in this day and age, people are more prone to go out to try new things to enhance their performance on the field - to enhance their physical appearance. Bo Jackson
[ Age Appearance Day Enhance Field Go More New Now Out Performance Physical Prone Their Things Try]
There's the Bacon society, which is fostered by his fourth wife Helen Bacon, but I don't know what kind of performances his music gets. He wrote symphonic music and some chorale music. Carlisle Floyd
[ Bacon Chorale Fostered Fourth Gets Helen His Kind Know Music Performances Society Some Symphonic Which Wife Wrote]
When I was on the ice, in the lights, with the music and the motion, there was a certain kind of flirtation that gave great energy and expressiveness to my performance. Peggy Fleming
[ Certain Energy Gave Great Ice Kind Lights Motion Music Performance]
I guess because you study the character and you do all those things. But when it comes down to it, it's still my performance, it's still my interpretation. I'm not going to, you know, be a clone - well, I was a clone of Richard Dean Anderson! Michael Welch
[ Anderson Because Character Clone Comes Dean Down Going Guess Interpretation Know Performance Richard Still Study Things Those Well]
No, we've been performing our old songs a little differently each performance. Fred Schneider
[ Been Differently Each Little Old Our Performance Performing Songs]
And at the same time, you are of course a performer, but it's very important that you understand that your role as a performer is to get the best performance from those wonderful colleagues that you have the chance to work with. Michael Tilson Thomas
[ Best Chance Colleagues Course Get Important Performance Performer Role Same Those Time Understand Very Wonderful Work Your]
It's such a performance to bring stuff into America. It's a great luxury when I am in England. Terence Stamp
[ Am America Bring England Great Into Luxury Performance Stuff Such]
Lots of people I know have bootlegged tapes of performances and if they play it I will be transported back sometimes with happiness, sometimes with horror. Chris Bailey
[ Back Happiness Horror Know Lots Performances Play Sometimes Tapes Transported Will]
I used to watch the world as if it was a performance and I would realize that certain things that people did moved me, and certain things didn't move me, and I tried to analyze, even at that age, six and seven and eight, why I was moved by certain things they did. Alan Arkin
[ Age Analyze Certain Did Eight Even Move Moved Performance Realize Seven Six Things Tried Used Watch Why World Would]
The thing about performance, even if it's only an illusion, is that it is a celebration of the fact that we do contain within ourselves infinite possibilities. Sydney Smith
[ Celebration Contain Even Fact Illusion Infinite Only Ourselves Performance Possibilities Thing Within]
When all the performances are excellent, critics understand it's the direction. Joel Siegel
[ Critics Direction Excellent Performances Understand]
We have to have great pitching performances from our guys, and we have to take it from there. Bobby Bonilla
[ Great Guys Our Performances Pitching Take]
A particular shot or way of moving the ball can be a player's personal signature, but efficiency of performance is what wins the game for the team. Pat Riley
[ Ball Efficiency Game Moving Particular Performance Personal Player Shot Signature Team Way Wins]
An arts education helps build academic skills and increase academic performance, while also providing alternative opportunities to reward the skills of children who learn differently. Gavin Newsom
[ Academic Also Alternative Arts Build Children Differently Education Helps Increase Learn Opportunities Performance Providing Reward Skills While]
I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone. Maggie Smith
[ Ephemeral Every Ghost Gone Performance Theatre Then Thing]
I'd like to think I could do something great - a performance like Meryl Streep's in 'Sophie's Choice' - at some point in my life. At the same time, though, I don't want to put too much pressure on myself to be great. Heather Graham
[ Choice Could Great Life Meryl Much Myself Performance Point Pressure Put Same Some Something Streep Think Though Time Too Want]
For decades, the journalistic norm had been that the private lives of public officials remained private unless that life impinged on public performance. Roger Mudd
[ Been Decades Had Journalistic Life Lives Norm Officials Performance Private Public Remained Unless]
When you are new to the business, you think if you give a really bad performance, that's one they will print. You will be judged. You just have to be brave. Robbie Coltrane
[ Bad Brave Business Give Judged Just New Performance Print Really Think Will]
I'd also like to do a play. I've never done theater, and constantly changing and refining a performance is something I'd like to do, even though it may sound like work to some people - and it probably is work. Nastassja Kinski
[ Also Changing Constantly Done Even May Never Performance Play Probably Refining Some Something Sound Theater Though Work]
The performances you have in your head are always much better than the performances on stage. Maggie Smith
[ Always Better Head Much Performances Stage Than Your]
I always want to do things that are different. I don't want to be doing the same thing, the same performance constantly, and it feels like most people tell you that they are the same. However different you feel might approach them. Jeremy Northam
[ Always Approach Constantly Different Doing Feel Feels However Might Most Performance Same Tell Them Thing Things Want]
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises. Mae West
[ Ounce Performance Pounds Promises Worth]
In other words, unlike some people with new theories, we will go out, we'll go into a school and we get products and the products are evaluated, whether it's by teachers or others. The scores are quantified and then we compare performances. Robert Sternberg
[ Compare Evaluated Get Go Into New Other Others Out Performances Products Quantified School Scores Some Teachers Then Theories Unlike Whether Will Words]
The performance of a lifetime is the perfect thing to be doing at this age because I can use the age. Fritz Weaver
[ Age Because Doing Lifetime Perfect Performance Thing Use]
I wouldn't do nudity in films. For me, personally... To act with my clothes on is a performance; to act with my clothes off is a documentary. Julia Roberts
[ Act Clothes Documentary Films Nudity Off Performance Personally]
Al Gore's performances could be a case study in abnormal-psychology classes. Rich Lowry
[ Al Case Classes Could Gore Performances Study]
We all have levels of performance. Angela Lansbury
[ Levels Performance]
I dare suggest that the composer would do himself and his music an immediate and eventual service by total, resolute and voluntary withdrawal from this public world to one of private performance and electronic media. Milton Babbitt
[ Composer Dare Electronic Eventual Himself His Immediate Media Music Performance Private Public Resolute Service Suggest Total Voluntary Withdrawal World Would]
The same things we've done the past couple of seasons. We've worked on the engine and clutch. We'll try and pick up the performance and consistency of the car and go back out there. Larry Dixon
[ Back Car Clutch Consistency Couple Done Engine Go Out Past Performance Pick Same Seasons Things Try Up Worked]
I say this quite deliberately, this is the finest Shakespearean performance I've seen. Donald Wolfit
[ Deliberately Finest Performance Quite Say Seen Shakespearean]
The Emmy should be an ensemble award, too. I kept howling at everyone else's performances. Jeffrey Tambor
[ Award Else Emmy Ensemble Everyone Howling Kept Performances Should Too]
I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much. Lasse Hallstrom
[ Always Am Character Depiction Direction Interested More Much Performance Says]
My best kiss was on stage. Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child gave me a really nice soft kiss on my lips during a performance on my birthday. It was amazing. Chris Brown
[ Amazing Best Birthday Child Destiny During Gave Kelly Kiss Lips Nice Performance Really Soft Stage]
I think movies are a director's medium in the end. Theater is the actor's medium. Theater is fast, and enjoyable, and truly rewarding. I believe in great live performance. Sam Mendes
[ Actor Believe Director End Enjoyable Fast Great Live Medium Movies Performance Rewarding Theater Think Truly]