Quotations that match 'performance'.

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.
[ Classical Every Humans Imperfect Jazz Life Man Note Perfect Performance Quest Reasons Right Trouble]
As far as performance, the roar of the crowd, the smell of the greasepaint no I don't feel that.
[ Crowd Far Feel Performance Roar Smell]
To vote is like the payment of a debt, a duty never to be neglected, if its performance is possible.
[ Debt Duty Neglected Never Payment Performance Possible Vote]
Performance art is the ultimate in creativity. Since it has so many possibilities at creativity, it's essence tends to become creativity.
[ Art Become Creativity Essence Many Performance Possibilities Since Tends Ultimate]
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.
[ Because Been Better Children Comedy Done Dying Father Feel Having Out Performance Poetry Reading Say Soul Talking Things Touch Walk Want Young Your]
You have your structure, but within it, it gets fuller and you can highlight other parts of the performance.
[ Fuller Gets Highlight Other Parts Performance Structure Within Your]
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.
[ Amounts Carbs Chef Day Fats Getting Keep Level Makes Max Performance Proteins Right Sure Throughout]
An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor.
[ Actor Emotional Instinctive More Performance Usually]
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.
[ Aim Already Australia Books Celebrated Century Claim Clocked Could Cracking Even Mark Milestone Performance Prix Put Record Some Start Straight Up Victory Will]
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.
[ Attitude Best Convince Everyday Everything Inspire Performance Superior Supporting Them Way Wholeheartedly Your]
The Dark Side of the Moon has flash - the true flash that comes from the excellence of a superb performance.
[ Comes Dark Excellence Flash Moon Performance Side Superb True]
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.
[ Back Car Clutch Consistency Couple Done Engine Go Out Past Performance Pick Same Seasons Things Try Up Worked]
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.
[ Basis Developed Entitlements Firms Given Gross Initial Market Past Performance Them These Would]
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.
[ Appealed Criminal Fun Just Most Nine Performance Piece Produced Queens Remake Things]
I've mainly been in dramas, so this is one of my first comedy kind of performances in Cecil B. Demented.
[ Been Cecil Comedy Demented Dramas First Kind Mainly Performances]
Claude Rains was what we call an actor's actor. He was very involved with himself and his performance.
[ Actor Call Claude Himself His Involved Performance Rains Very]
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.
[ Audience Beginning Day Did End Had Last Our Performances Pleasing Similar Theatre Two Very Week Went Work]
If I had a bad performance in a particular leotard, I threw it in the trash.
[ Bad Had Particular Performance Threw Trash]
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.
[ Based Because Completely Construction Everything Experience Idea Modern Odds Our Performance Piece Seams Showing Something Today Visual Wrong]
The perception is that baseball's players' union is protecting players to use steroids and other illegal performance-enhancing drugs.
[ Baseball Illegal Other Perception Players Protecting Steroids Union Use]
People should be judged on the basis of their performance, not nationality, personality, education, or personal traits and skills.
[ Basis Education Judged Nationality Performance Personal Personality Should Skills Their Traits]
I think the lawyers are such incredible actors. Can you imagine the performance they have to do every day?
[ Actors Day Every Imagine Incredible Lawyers Performance Such Think]
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.
[ Act Clothes Documentary Films Nudity Off Performance Personally]
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.
[ Amounts Back Because Being Copy Everyone Expensive Had Huge Killed Labs Lot Memory Own Performance Shared Systems Their Think Wasted Years]
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.
[ Am Critical Even Keel Keep Myself Other Performance Separate Try Trying]
When a team outgrows individual performance and learns team confidence, excellence becomes a reality.
[ Becomes Confidence Excellence Individual Learns Performance Reality Team]
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.
[ Actually Because Came Craft Learned Lot Need Performances Repeating Served Stage Technique Things Two Very Well]
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.
[ Always More Performance Point Produce Promise Say Strong Than]
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.
[ Because Challenging Critical Did Directed Film Gave Hoffman Interesting Just Loved Michael Novel Part Performance Really Restoration Think Very]
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.
[ Aware Coaches Damaging Dangers Enhancing Involved Make Need Parents Performance Signs Sure Too Warning Young]
When we get the final hardware, the performance is just going to skyrocket.
[ Final Get Going Hardware Just Performance]
Performance art can be produced in a coffee house setting.
[ Art Coffee House Performance Produced Setting]
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.
[ Cause Causes Charitable Creation Give Humanitarian Itself Most Much Music Musicians Our Performance Time Why]
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.
[ Albums Come Danger Made Many Out Perfectly Performance Recording Sterile Studio Think Watch]
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.
[ Average Charter Florida Gained Improved Just Math Performance Points Reading Results School Schools Strongest Student Texas Were While Year]
The world is crawling with authors touring now. They're like performance artists.
[ Artists Authors Crawling Now Performance Touring World]
Every superior personality, and every superior performance, has, for the average of mankind, something mysterious.
[ Average Every Mankind Mysterious Performance Personality Something Superior]
I take the longest to get ready of anyone. I've been going in two hours before the show every performance.
[ Anyone Been Before Every Get Going Hours Longest Performance Ready Show Take Two]
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.
[ Acts Altogether Because Believe Different Far Heard Impossible May Own Performances Pianists Playing Some Superior Those Totally Two Well]
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.
[ 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]
No, we've been performing our old songs a little differently each performance.
[ Been Differently Each Little Old Our Performance Performing Songs]
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.
[ Because Comes Create Detail Into Lot Make Noah Original Own Performance Really Single Some Stunning Therefore Tool Which Yet]
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.
[ Always Effective Even Frankly How Improve Juicy Movie Performances See Stripes Surprised Things Today Vibrant]
I wanted to make a classical piece that was actually designed to be a CD, not designed for performance.
[ Actually Cd Classical Designed Make Performance Piece Wanted]
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?
[ Down Empty Happen How January Making Music Next Often Panic Paper Performance Piece Ready Recipe Say Sit Stare Start Will Work]
But I can't say that I didn't like John Hammond's performances often better than the originals.
[ Better Hammond John Often Originals Performances Say Than]
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.
[ Ages Ahead Americans Any Away Because Before Impact Live Long Make Performances Place Promote Release Size Themselves Work Yourself]
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.
[ Against Bonus Certain Companies Diversity Executive Get Gets Goals Just Lot Make Number Paid Part Performance Sales Which Your]
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.
[ Another Assistant Computer Got Graduate Involving Job Measure Part Performance Programmer Project Research School Started Then Time Ucla Use]
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.
[ Approach Best Could Days Decided Download Figured Go Just Live Performances Shows Take Vocal]
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.
[ Disgust Done Entire Felt Got Hadn Job Left Middle Performance Row Theater Though Unless Up]
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?
[ Because Dad Going Hard Know Mother Naked Performance Quite See She Woman Worried Yeah]
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.
[ Balance Body Brain Car Doing Field Football Going Information Length Means Performance Physically Receiving Second Your]
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.
[ Actor Compensated His Hundreds Knowledge Millions Only Performance Screen See Stage Time Where Will]
I like working with an actor who doesn't do the oneupmanship. One who has no trick and gives a true, honest performance.
[ Actor Gives Honest Performance Trick True Working]
I like the ephemeral thing about theatre, every performance is like a ghost - it's there and then it's gone.
[ Ephemeral Every Ghost Gone Performance Theatre Then Thing]
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.
[ 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]
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.
[ Agent Audition Ballet Happened Nine Performances School She Suggested Visiting Went Whole Years]
If you give it good concentration, good energy, good heart and good performance, the song will play you.
[ Concentration Energy Give Good Heart Performance Play Song Will]
The kindest word to describe my performance in school was Sloth.
[ Describe Kindest Performance School Sloth Word]
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?
[ Approach Audience Every Inspiration Know Laughter Live Make Move Must Otherwise Performances Should Simple Sing Song Story Surprised Tears Tell Why]
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.
[ Anger Attitudes Change Deep Enough Excellence Gut Kid Laughs Learn Performance Personal Process Really Starts Strong Those Your]
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.
[ Been Broad Coast Defense Duties Guard Important Maritime More National Natural Never Our Performance Protecting Providing Resources Scope Security Those]
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.
[ Able Addicted Been Better Big Determine Going Many Movies Our Performance Reason Same Smoke Smoked Stars Their Think Tobacco Want Which Wrote]
The eating of burning brimstone is an entirely fake performance.
[ Burning Eating Entirely Fake Performance]
We all have levels of performance.
[ Levels Performance]
Hopefully, that people could see a progression in my performances because that's how it's always felt to me.
[ Always Because Could Felt Hopefully How Performances Progression See]
Nobody has ever said anything about Marion Jones every using performance-enhancing drugs and they never will.
[ Anything Ever Every Jones Marion Never Nobody Said Using Will]
The negative is the equivalent of the composer's score, and the print the performance.
[ Composer Equivalent Negative Performance Print Score]
A manager is responsible for the application and performance of knowledge.
[ Application Knowledge Manager Performance Responsible]
Confidence... thrives on honesty, on honor, on the sacredness of obligations, on faithful protection and on unselfish performance. Without them it cannot live.
[ Cannot Confidence Faithful Honesty Honor Live Obligations Performance Protection Sacredness Them Thrives Unselfish Without]
China has legally purchased high performance computers, advanced machine tools, and semiconductor-manufacturing equipment from several American companies.
[ Advanced American China Companies Computers Equipment High Legally Machine Performance Purchased Several Tools]
I preferred delivering my performance in person. I liked to be in control. You couldn't be in films.
[ Control Delivering Films Liked Performance Person Preferred]
I come from the performance world, but the idea of a worship song is different. It's useful music.
[ Come Different Idea Music Performance Song Useful World Worship]
Some directors cast you because they trust you to do the performance - but then they forget to direct you.
[ Because Cast Direct Directors Forget Performance Some Then Trust]
All good performance pieces have some philosophical validity. That's the difference between mere theater and performance art.
[ Art Between Difference Good Mere Performance Philosophical Pieces Some Theater Validity]
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.
[ Call Certain Circumstances Deeds Demand Even Greatest Insensitivity Just Most Other Performance Requires Spirit Stupidity Talent Under Vilest Which Wicked Would]
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.
[ Business Consolidating County Duties Government Greatly Keeping Making Offices Others Paid Performance Private Reducing Salaries Similar Simplified Some]
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.
[ Certain Energy Gave Great Ice Kind Lights Motion Music Performance]
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.
[ Cities Down End Live Other Our Performance Personalities Play Product Refined See Stage Us Way Words]
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.
[ Always Approach Constantly Different Doing Feel Feels However Might Most Performance Same Tell Them Thing Things Want]
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.
[ 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]
The road to freedom lies not through mysteries or occult performances, but through the intelligent use of natural forces and laws.
[ Forces Freedom Intelligent Laws Lies Mysteries Natural Occult Performances Road Through Use]
Music, in performance, is a type of sculpture. The air in the performance is sculpted into something. Music
[ Air Into Music Performance Sculpted Sculpture Something Type]
The performance of a lifetime is the perfect thing to be doing at this age because I can use the age.
[ Age Because Doing Lifetime Perfect Performance Thing Use]
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.
[ Compare Evaluated Get Go Into New Other Others Out Performances Products Quantified School Scores Some Teachers Then Theories Unlike Whether Will Words]
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.
[ Bad Brave Business Give Judged Just New Performance Print Really Think Will]
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.
[ Amount Associate Certain Concerned Music Only Performance Really Some Things Those Traditional Visualization Way]
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.
[ Access Accounts Artists Athletes Beings Believe Creativity Energies Exceptional Experience Extraordinary Firmly Greater Harbor Heightened Human Judging Know Life Mystical Performance Powers Than]
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.
[ Anything Being Canceled Cast Disappointed Fix Get Needed Obviously Performances Something Terribly Way Were Would]
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.
[ Attitude Audience Crucial First Go Lose Minute Off Performance Something Stage Wrong Your]
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.
[ Aside Before Doubts Forced Go Into Laid Level Moment New Onto Out Performance Preparation Reflection Return Stage Start Subconscious Unconsciousness Your]
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.
[ Action Appreciation Becomes Cgi Dress Film Guess Performance Role Story Take Then Understanding]
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.
[ Britain Cause Charity Donate Equipment Great Guitar Hated Live Online Part Performance Pounds Raised Such Thing Think Thought]
The most memorable performance was my appearance in concert in Carnegie Hall. The first standup to do so.
[ Appearance Carnegie Concert First Hall Memorable Most Performance Standup]
I started off in a small theatre performance company and worked my way into commercials.
[ Commercials Company Into Off Performance Small Started Theatre Way Worked]
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.
[ Alone Ancestors Bliss Conjugal Depend Due Faithful Happiness Heavenly Highest Offspring Oneself Performance Religious Rites Service Wife]
So much depends on the performance, and here you are also tied up in the emotion the game evokes.
[ Also Depends Emotion Evokes Game Here Much Performance Tied Up]
The only thing you owe the public is a good performance.
[ Good Only Owe Performance Public Thing]
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.
[ Art Full Into Joy Kind Making Performance Put Really Something Wild Words]
It is much more difficult to measure nonperformance than performance. Wisdom
[ Difficult Measure More Much Performance Than]
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.
[ Anything Bored Granted Many Performance Script Second Shoot Take Technical Things Worry]
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.
[ Deal Familiarity Flashy Great How Most Music Other Performances Pieces See Think Through Unfortunate]
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.
[ Amazing Apart Could Dog Fall Just Neutral Out Performance Pull Remained Sayles Serious World]
One's performance is often heightened by the brilliance and generosity of other actors.
[ Actors Brilliance Generosity Heightened Often Other Performance]
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.
[ Back Happiness Horror Know Lots Performances Play Sometimes Tapes Transported Will]
The adrenaline of a live performance is unlike anything in film or theater. I can see why it's so addictive.
[ Addictive Adrenaline Anything Film Live Performance See Theater Unlike Why]
That's what really makes great skating competitions. When you have two top skaters in good form giving superb performances.
[ Competitions Form Giving Good Great Makes Performances Really Skaters Skating Superb Top Two]
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.
[ Act Any Citizens Duty Enjoyment Exercise Expect Free German Government Imperial Maintaining Necessary Omit Performance Rights Sacred Safeguarding States Their United Will Word]
We gave up on the idea of trying to make the record a good representation of the live performance.
[ Gave Good Idea Live Make Performance Record Representation Trying Up]
When recordings replaced concerts as the dominant mode of hearing music, our conception of the nature of performance and of music itself was altered.
[ Altered Conception Concerts Dominant Hearing Itself Mode Music Nature Our Performance Recordings Replaced]
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.
[ Advanced Frequency Get Most Ones Performances Pieces Played Radio Report Surprising Unusual Very Yes]
Secular artists see themselves with performance; they are more self involved, presentational.
[ Artists Involved More Performance Secular See Self Themselves]
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.
[ Bitten Bug Concert Conducting Did Done Gradually More Now Orchestras Over Performances Phone Ring Started Then Third Thought Time]
A performance art piece is unprecedented. It is difficult to censor since it has a good possibility of never being done before.
[ Art Before Being Censor Difficult Done Good Never Performance Piece Possibility Since Unprecedented]
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.
[ Art Back Connected Either Fourth Front Grade House Myopic Performance Somehow Would]
I got into the studio when I was thirteen. At the age of twelve I was doing public performances.
[ Age Doing Got Into Performances Public Studio Thirteen Twelve]
Nobody has milked one performance better than me - and I'm damned proud of it.
[ Better Damned Nobody Performance Proud 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.
[ After Allocating Capital Doing Even Last Performance Second Shameful Street Supposed Think Two Wall Years]
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.
[ Any Ashamed Asked Best David Embarrassed Film Hesitation Least Made Number Performance Really Said Uneasy]
Musicals are written and then rewritten. Those things used to happen on the road. Now they are done in New York during preview performances.
[ Done During Happen Musicals New Now Performances Preview Rewritten Road Then Things Those Used Written York]
I don't think of Storefront Hitchcock or Stop Making Sense as documentaries, I think of them more as performance films.
[ Documentaries Films Hitchcock Making More Performance Sense Stop Them Think]
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.
[ After Allow Choices Did Film Heart Image Know Make Outrageous Performance Really Rule Want Wanted]
An ounce of performance is worth pounds of promises.
[ Ounce Performance Pounds Promises Worth]
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.
[ Abilities Bad Being Even Get Good Hear How Matter Performance Performed Side Song Still Strange]
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.
[ Any Art Awkward Because Between Bridge Built Issues Kind Most Music Performance Perhaps Piece Raising Recognizable Similar Social Without Work Yoko]
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.
[ Able Again Care Decided Else End Financially Handle Kind Musicians Pay Performance Quite Rehearsal Situation Somebody Something Taking Unless]
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.
[ America Economy How Look Military Only Performance Perspective Service Shapes Understand Youth]
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.
[ Barriers Continuing Conversation Growth Improved Our Partners Performance Points Remove Steps Taking Their Trading Urgency]
I guess because you study the character and you do all those things. But when it comes down to it, it's still my performance, it's still my interpretation. I'm not going to, you know, be a clone - well, I was a clone of Richard Dean Anderson!
[ Anderson Because Character Clone Comes Dean Down Going Guess Interpretation Know Performance Richard Still Study Things Those Well]
I had a flair for comedy and could give a sustained performance.
[ Comedy Could Flair Give Had Performance Sustained]
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.
[ Actors Always Because Been Before Director Get Go Going Great Help Looking Love Never Performances Places Would]
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.
[ Author Best Deeply Event Himself His Interested Judge Meditated None Own Performance Sincerely Subject]
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.
[ Based Best Could Documentary Driven Footage Give Given Material Performance Possible President Speaking]
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.
[ Best Expect Expectations Level Lower Make Meet Necessary Performance Raise Reality Then Your Yourself]
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.
[ Bad Been Course Done First Good How Imagine Many Performances Perhaps Some Them Very]
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.
[ Across Easy Express Felt Get How Know Performance Person Really See Sometimes Struggle Takes Very Want]
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.
[ Completely Core Equal Grown Last Many New Now Opera Outside Performances Previous Probably Public Put Together Traditional Up Venues Works Years]
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.
[ Aboriginal Capture Children Culture Each Getting Important Just Kids Letting Nature Part Performances Spirituality Them Those Touch Traditional Trying Unique Very]
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.
[ Athletes Cardinal Characters Clean Greatest Lives Living Obviously Outstanding Performances Phenomenal Principle Show These Will 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.
[ Also Always Around Arsenal Awards Been Club Good Having Helps Many Nice Noted Performance Player Players Reflect Shows These Think Well World]
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.
[ Authorities Bullock Cinema Had Know Love Performance Sandra Sandy Supposed Think Want War Well Which Wonderful]
Be able to resign. It will improve your value to the President and do wonders for your performance.
[ Able Improve Performance President Resign Value Will Wonders Your]
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.
[ Art Artist Brilliance Danger Death Degree Fighter Honor Left Only Performance Which]
I am thrilled yet overwhelmed. There are so many great women athletes, some incredible performances.
[ Am Athletes Great Incredible Many Overwhelmed Performances Some Thrilled Women Yet]
Music is a performance and needs the audience. Music
[ Audience Music Needs Performance]
I try to get the best performance an actor can give.
[ Actor Best Get Give Performance Try]
A total commitment is paramount to reaching the ultimate in performance.
[ Commitment Paramount Performance Reaching Total Ultimate]
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.
[ Before Each Even Fine Get Go Hits Kind Minutes Nervous Once Onstage Performance Really Sometimes Still Though Want]
Instinct taught me 20 years ago to pace a song or a concert performance. That translates into pacing a story, pleasing a reading audience.
[ Ago Audience Concert Instinct Into Pace Pacing Performance Pleasing Reading Song Story Taught Translates Years]
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.
[ Anyone Argue Better Could Demanding Duke Ever False Helen Incredibly Keller Patty Performance Played Role Someone Than Think Will]
Debra Winger doesn't let anything interfere with her performance, which is the way it should be.
[ Anything Debra Her Interfere Performance Should Way Which Winger]
Ethanol is a premier, high performance fuel. It has tremendous environmental benefits and is a key component to energy independence for our country.
[ Benefits Component Country Energy Environmental Ethanol Fuel High Independence Key Our Performance Premier Tremendous]
Look at Walter Huston in The Devil and Daniel Webster: It's an incredible performance.
[ Daniel Devil Incredible Look Performance Walter Webster]
The Emmy should be an ensemble award, too. I kept howling at everyone else's performances.
[ Award Else Emmy Ensemble Everyone Howling Kept Performances Should Too]
They got a great performance from me. I was happy.
[ Got Great Happy Performance]
I didn't develop or build synths. I had my technicians modify them for my live stage performances.
[ Build Develop Had Live Modify Performances Stage Technicians Them]
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.
[ Adequately Average Brother Comparison Cumulative Decidedly High Highest Mediocre Older Our Performance Performed Record School Set]
When you're buying real growth and want real performance, you buy excellent management and good products and you diversify across industry sectors.
[ Across Buy Buying Diversify Excellent Good Growth Industry Management Performance Products Real Sectors Want]
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.
[ After Changes Going Happens How Light Line Means Normally Performance Play Really Strange Suddenly Think Understanding Your]
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.
[ Able Always Any Arena Bad Been Believed Critics Game Good Know Leave Never Performance Single Worshippers]
When all the performances are excellent, critics understand it's the direction.
[ Critics Direction Excellent Performances Understand]
I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying to be as truthful as possible with performances.
[ Avoid Into Performances Possible Sentimentality Stepping Think Truthful Trying]
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.
[ Audience Economically Harnessed How Large Living Make Most Musicians Performance Relationship Royalties Sales Their Through Ticket Writers]
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.
[ Building Doing Get Had Interested Money Music Old Paintings Performances Shows Things Those Would]
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.
[ Audience Before Between Day Hadn Happening Next Performance Production Realized Recognized School Something Sons Where]
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.
[ Actor Believe Director End Enjoyable Fast Great Live Medium Movies Performance Rewarding Theater Think Truly]
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.
[ Drawn Electronic Element Loving Maybe Miss Music Never Particularly Performance Why]
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.
[ Become Best Care Focus Go Going Good Governor Itself Job Out Performance Rest Reward Take Very Voters Will]
Dance every performance as if it were your last.
[ Dance Every Last Performance Were 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.
[ Advantages Beginning Both Clear Cost Difficulty Eventually Had Magnetic Memories Performance Remember Replacing]
We've always had a dark atmosphere to our performances, so it sort of developed along those ways.
[ Along Always Atmosphere Dark Developed Had Our Performances Sort Those Ways]
The actor depends wholly on himself. He gives his performance in what, to him, seems the most effective manner.
[ Actor Depends Effective Gives Him Himself His Manner Most Performance Seems Wholly]
I think I was first to do live performances on a modern electronic sound synthesizer.
[ Electronic First Live Modern Performances Sound Synthesizer Think]
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!
[ Acting Argue Every Expect Juliet Love Obviously Often Performance Really Romeo Skills Their]
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.
[ 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]
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. Politics
[ Applaud Audience Butter Cattle Diseased Even Free Hissed Impure May Performance Regulated Same Speech Today Yesterday]
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.
[ Actors Detailed Directed Films Get Gone Good Hours More Need Performance Process Rehearsal Stay Talk Than Theater Three Through Two Way Which]
Whenever there were parties, I wasn't invited because I began to be like that character. In a way, that contributed to the success of the performance.
[ Because Began Character Contributed Invited Parties Performance Success Way Were Whenever]
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.
[ Best Could Entertainment Everything Feed Into Live Make Minutes Out Performance Possibly Show Those Try]
Every performance is different. That's the beauty of it.
[ Beauty Different Every Performance]
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.
[ Always Audience Bought Entertainers Except Good Idea Into Involved Never Nothing Owe Performance Stay Their Wanted Young]
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.
[ Areas Being Communications Continued Data Driven Fastest Growing Growth International Internet Most Our Performance Profitable Revenue Services Strong Three Within]
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.
[ Achieve Audience Day Die Get Gets Lies Never Our Percent Performance Stop Struggle Trying Until Us Where Work]
I say this quite deliberately, this is the finest Shakespearean performance I've seen.
[ Deliberately Finest Performance Quite Say Seen Shakespearean]
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.
[ Afternoons Audience Done Invited Mornings Performance Produce Recorded Rehearsals Sections Small Stage Those Will]
Inside was the second LP album of a comedian's performance before an audience.
[ Album Audience Before Comedian Inside Performance Second]
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.
[ Based Being Critic Direct Distracted Expectations Film More Much Myself Own Performance Previous Really Severe Six Think Toughest Without Work Years Your]
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.
[ Again Because Days Doing Eight Exact Going Life Love Over Performances Really Same Six Theatre Thing Week]
Let your performance do the thinking.
[ Performance Thinking Your]
Sometimes you have to sacrifice your performance for high heels.
[ Heels High Performance Sacrifice Sometimes Your]
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.
[ Amazing Best Birthday Child Destiny During Gave Kelly Kiss Lips Nice Performance Really Soft Stage]
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.
[ Actor Artists Believes Belly Fix Getting Laughs Making Most Performance Rehearsal Show Straight Variety Work Your]
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.
[ Best Fantastic Financial Five Get Had Ideas Innovation Kind Last Listening Look Only Performance Pipeline Product Reacting Really Results Side Years]
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.
[ Actually Awkward Doing Experience Going Her Imagined Inspiring Into Little Might Nervous Performance Talk Wife Wonderfully Your]
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.
[ Actress Alcoholism Before Cop Covering During Especially First Going Great Her Job Never Opportunity Particular Performance Played Role Season She Thru]
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.
[ Amount Best Chance Crowe Did Does Gladiator Maybe Nothing Performance Play Ridley Russell Same Scott See Time]
I consider that my best performance ever was as Peer Gynt.
[ Best Consider Ever Peer Performance]
If I think about the way I was drawn into the music, it was much more by recordings than by live performances.
[ Drawn Into Live More Much Music Performances Recordings Than Think Way]
I always wanted, and still aspire, to be something more than just one thing, just one performance.
[ Always Aspire Just More Performance Something Still Than Thing Wanted]
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.
[ Activity Any Believe Business Every Exactly Government How Performances Position Reach Say Shall Single Those]
You have to channel the interpretation and performance into 100 people. And with the audience, the critics.
[ Audience Channel Critics Interpretation Into Performance]
I think it hurt my performance because I stopped being me. That won't ever happen again.
[ Again Because Being Ever Happen Hurt Performance Stopped Think Won]
My guess is many top athletes, distance runners included, use performance-enhancing drugs, enough so that the problem must be tackled.
[ Athletes Distance Enough Guess Included Many Must Problem Runners Tackled Top Use]
From the business point of view - not to overstate it - intellectual property is dead; long live intellectual process. Long live service; long live performance.
[ Business Dead Intellectual Live Long Overstate Performance Point Process Property Service View]
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.
[ Affair Began Dad Did Fans Film Good Love Movie Movies Performance Rabid Took Uncles Underlying Were Whenever]
It is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises-but only performance is reality.
[ Business Explanations Immutable Law Only Performance Promises Reality Words]
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.
[ City Expect Forever Government Level Ourselves Performance Require Same Us Will Works Would]
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.
[ Any Change Company Decline Dramatically History Least Level Miss Moment Next Performance Point Rise Start]
A theatre receives recognition through its initiative, which is indispensable for first-rate performances.
[ First-Rate Indispensable Initiative Performances Receives Recognition Theatre Through Which]
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.
[ Back Blowing Bringing Encores Flashing Good Just Knew Lights Machines Performance Pinball Rock Songs Techniques Things Up Using]
It was important to have a similar energy in my performance. To make the character too different would have just been about my ego because it didn't need to be drastically different.
[ Because Been Character Different Drastically Ego Energy Important Just Make Need Performance Similar Too Would]
That's a wonderful thing, because one of the primary qualities of a good performance is honesty.
[ Because Good Honesty Performance Primary Qualities Thing Wonderful]
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.
[ Art Biography Continual Different Discovery Feels Fiction Means Organization Performance Requires Research Say Sense Skills Wants Whereas]
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.
[ Absolutely Child Constantly Dedication Excellent Going Ideal Means Necessity Pay Performance Personally Turn Wedded]
He who is most slow in making a promise is the most faithful in performance of it.
[ Faithful Making Most Performance Promise Slow]
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.
[ Average Capable Competence Developed How Know Major Make Man Occupation Ones Only Performance Person Rely Somehow Teach Teaching Tools Which Yet]
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.
[ Always Develop Environmental Index Measure Other Own Performance Their Then Things Thought Ways Would]
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.
[ After Also Before Candidates Deployed During Elections Know Leaders Monitoring National Only Performance Provincial Set System These Up Will]
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.
[ Change Development During Economic Explore Framework Institutional Institutions Led Long-Run Occupied Performance Publication]
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.
[ Any Companies Criteria Determine Financially Footing Market Merger Performance Say Share Steady Stronger Success Terms Their Took Very Well Would]
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.
[ Acceptance Demons Does Done Ever Give Honest Important Kind Marriage More Myself Past Performance Played Release Role Singing Some Sorts Than Therapy Writing]
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.
[ Academic Also Alternative Arts Build Children Differently Education Helps Increase Learn Opportunities Performance Providing Reward Skills While]
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.
[ Always Area Brilliant Could Each Exciting Foot Give Known Long Mick Most Other Performance Square Thing Thought Two Very Work]
Jessica Lange in Frances... was dramatic and passionate and one of the strongest performances I've seen a woman do.
[ Dramatic Jessica Passionate Performances Seen Strongest Woman]
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.
[ Art Artist Away Bizarre Break Get Got Information Need Out Performance Purpose Recycled Shut]
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.
[ Better Between Difference First Generation Get Going More Performance Saying Second Technologies These]
It's always been performance art, but now it's on a different level.
[ Always Art Been Different Level Now Performance]
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.
[ Already Beat Boast Cannot Come Find Finished Interesting Means Merely More Nothing Passed Performance Special Still Stupid Vanity Which]
Actors should be overheard, not listened to, and the audience is 50 percent of the performance.
[ Actors Audience Listened Overheard Percent Performance Should]
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.
[ Addict Get Husband Less Lot Neither Out Performances Show Were Work 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.
[ Accessible Available Bar Become Beer Black Cent Commercial Commodity Corner Fifteen Go Hear Live Music Performances Possible Previously Use Were]
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.
[ Alive Approach Certainly Different Director Interesting Keeps Makes Opera Particular Performance Piece Points Responsibility Style Unify View]
From George Washington to George W. Bush, presidents have invoked God's name in the performance of their official duties.
[ Bush Duties George God Invoked Name Official Performance Presidents Their Washington]
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.
[ Audience Boy Death Element Feel Interest Losing Performance Principle Risk Scaring Them Then Up Wake Will Yourself]
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.
[ Age Depends Develop Early Enables Finish Job Just Late Men Old Others Performance Person Reaches Some Them Upon Useless Value]
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.
[ Also Changing Constantly Done Even May Never Performance Play Probably Refining Some Something Sound Theater Though Work]
Good directing is about getting the performance to be just what's right for the movie.
[ Directing Getting Good Just Movie Performance Right]
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.
[ Always Audience Back Been Dead Feed Get Give Good Got Lot Never Off Only Performance Performed Playing Sometimes Them Times Try Whenever]
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.
[ Activity Allows Any Does Down Human Information Involving Machine Machinery More Other Performance Pianist Sense Sits Technical Than Transmitting Virtuoso]
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.
[ 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]
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.
[ Also Another Because Been Being Discovered Films Generation Good Great Having Idol Las Left Live Love Making Memories Performances Realize Smile Teen Vegas Your]
Before every performance, I think I am about to keel over.
[ Am Before Every Keel Over Performance Think]
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.
[ Dollars Government Height Incomplete Millions Mismanagement Out Pay Performance Poor Products Unacceptable Upon Waste Work]
So, sometimes, when I'm not happy with my performance and I have to think, I will think in English.
[ English Happy Performance Sometimes Think Will]
America doesn't reward people of my age, either in day-to-day life or for their performances.
[ Age America Day-To-Day Either Life Performances Reward Their]
Some quality performances and movies have a chance to be rewarded, but it's not like it's a bible.
[ Bible Chance Movies Performances Quality Rewarded Some]
You can lose in cinema too if you don't put on a good performance.
[ Cinema Good Lose Performance Put Too]
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.
[ Available Become Especially Even Faults Generally Gets Hope However Know Might More Music Older Performances Really Riddled Some Though Will Yes Your]
I'd gone through periods where I didn't work live performances for probably seven or eight months at a time.
[ Eight Gone Live Months Performances Periods Probably Seven Through Time Where Work]
It's such a performance to bring stuff into America. It's a great luxury when I am in England.
[ Am America Bring England Great Into Luxury Performance Stuff Such]
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.
[ Because Complex Demands Figure Film Films Guess Hand Hard Layered Lot Make Mind Ocean Other Out Performances Scheme Sure Takes Time Very Visual Why]
Written poetry is different. Best thing is to see it in performance first, then read it. Performance is more provocative.
[ Best Different First More Performance Poetry Provocative Read See Then Thing Written]
Nobody can give a good performance unless the authors and composers have written a good part, a fact which is often overlooked.
[ Authors Composers Fact Give Good Nobody Often Overlooked Part Performance Unless Which Written]
Performance stands out like a ton of diamonds. Nonperformance can always be explained away.
[ Always Away Diamonds Explained Out Performance Stands Ton]
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.
[ Bacon Chorale Fostered Fourth Gets Helen His Kind Know Music Performances Society Some Symphonic Which Wife Wrote]
Drugs won't enhance your performance.
[ Enhance Performance Won 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.
[ Always Attention Class Clown Get Kid Little Necessarily Performances School Tried Unexpected]
Your performance gets you promoted. It doesn't matter if you're brown, back or white.
[ Back Brown Gets Matter Performance Promoted White Your]
A lawyer's performance in the courtroom is responsible for about 25 percent of the outcome; the remaining 75 percent depends on the facts.
[ Courtroom Depends Facts Lawyer Outcome Percent Performance Remaining Responsible]
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.
[ Feeling Hearts Just Part Performance Skating Through Touch Try Way Witnessing]
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.
[ Advantage Come Console Conveniently Games Generation Machine Many More New Out Pc Performance Price Still Temporary Than Things Will]
After six or seven performances of any song, you begin to perform it rather than feel it.
[ After Any Begin Feel Perform Performances Rather Seven Six Song Than]
I accept that responsibility and ask only that I be judged by my performance as its chief executive.
[ Accept Ask Chief Executive Judged Only Performance Responsibility]
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!
[ Adjunct Because Big Companies Company Composers Debut First Give Money Musicians Never Performances Record Recorded Recording Started Their These Things Touch Would Young]
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.
[ Anyway Because Doing Free Freeing His Itself Just Mainly Mimic More Performance Pretty Someone Well Within]
For decades, the journalistic norm had been that the private lives of public officials remained private unless that life impinged on public performance.
[ Been Decades Had Journalistic Life Lives Norm Officials Performance Private Public Remained Unless]
It's been an amazing year of individual performances.
[ Amazing Been Individual Performances Year]
I've been onstage once for one performance with four days' rehearsal.
[ Been Days Four Once Onstage Performance Rehearsal]
Performance is your reality. Forget everything else.
[ Else Everything Forget Performance Reality Your]
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.
[ Act Am Dead Eight Folks Get Here Just Nine Off Opposed Per Performance Quiet Really Se Sing Songs Stage Supposed Theatrical Then While]
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.
[ Audiences Being Every Features Gloves Off Performance Prove Spade Take Thought White]
People tend to remember my performances, not me.
[ Performances Remember Tend]
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.
[ Chip Chips Fish Going Help Months Performance Play Ran Shop Somebody Staring Three Were Work Would]
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.
[ Anything Bored Film Granted Hours Making Many Movies Performance Produce Script Season Second Shoot Take Technical Things Which Worry]
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.
[ 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]
Ninety per cent of how you learn is watching great people. When you are surrounded by good actors it lifts your performance.
[ Actors Cent Good Great How Learn Lifts Ninety Per Performance Surrounded Watching Your]
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.
[ Anything Performance Poetic Poets Read Real Seem Sense Their Tradition Trouble Work]
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.
[ Adversity Better Contains Defeat Every Heartbreak How Improve Lesson Loss Next Own Performance Seed Than Time Your]
Those that are most slow in making a promise are the most faithful in the performance of it.
[ Faithful Making Most Performance Promise Slow 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.
[ Apply Control Development Feel Gear Looked Precise Precision Tele Then Through Today Try Very Wanted Years]
I started using film as part of live theatre performance - what used to be called performance art - and I became intrigued by film.
[ Art Became Called Film Intrigued Live Part Performance Started Theatre Used Using]
The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways.
[ Comparable Composer Differs Each Negative Performance Print Score Subtle Ways]
Negative feedback effected amplifier performance significantly.
[ Amplifier Effected Feedback Negative Performance Significantly]
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.
[ Actor Dialogue Get Heard Interesting Language Performance Play Repeated Slower Speed Tape Then Thought Web]
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.
[ Been Composers Conceived Conductors Could Direct Had Interpreting Longer Performances Person Placed Responsibility Spirit Their Upon Which Works]
I have never taken any substance to enhance my performance.
[ Any Enhance Never Performance Substance Taken]
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.
[ Able Actor Because Express Expression Idea Muddled Performance Something Their Trying Usually Very Well Working]
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.
[ Composer Dare Electronic Eventual Himself His Immediate Media Music Performance Private Public Resolute Service Suggest Total Voluntary Withdrawal World Would]
The Steve Allen Sunday night show had the right to two options after my first performance.
[ After Allen First Had Night Options Performance Right Show Steve Sunday Two]
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.
[ Acting Ahead Always Cares Casting Director Game Knows Performances Side Technical Think Well]
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.
[ 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]
What comprises good performance? The ability through singing or playing to make the ear conscious of the true content and affect of a composition.
[ Ability Affect Composition Comprises Conscious Content Ear Good Make Performance Playing Singing Through True]
If you have stage fright, it never goes away. But then I wonder: is the key to that magical performance because of the fear?
[ Away Because Fear Fright Goes Key Magical Never Performance Stage Then Wonder]
Drawing is giving a performance; an artist is an actor who is not limited by the body, only by his ability and, perhaps, experience.
[ Ability Actor Artist Body Drawing Experience Giving His Limited Only Performance Perhaps]
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.
[ Care Delivery Democratic Economic Educational Getting Health Improving More Our Performance Purpose Raising Standards Wales]
My performances have finally caught up with my ego.
[ Caught Ego Finally Performances Up]
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.
[ Driven Enjoyable Ensemble Everybody Feel Film Great Just Much Performances Set Sometimes Technically Thing Together Very Whole Working]
I am certainly suffering from a modicum of performance anxiety.
[ Am Anxiety Certainly Modicum Performance Suffering]
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.
[ America Black Civilization Engaged Immigrant Past Performance Pioneer Stars Themselves Today Transforming Were Youth]
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.
[ Choice Could Great Life Meryl Much Myself Performance Point Pressure Put Same Some Something Streep Think Though Time Too Want]
Large increases in cost with questionable increases in performance can be tolerated only in race horses and women.
[ Cost Horses Increases Large Only Performance Questionable Race Tolerated Women]
In business, words are words; explanations are explanations, promises are promises, but only performance is reality.
[ Business Explanations Only Performance Promises Reality Words]
I think it is an immutable law in business that words are words, explanations are explanations, promises are promises - but only performance is reality.
[ Business Explanations Immutable Law Only Performance Promises Reality Think Words]
We were doing performance art as far back as 1965, just not calling it that.
[ Art Back Calling Doing Far Just Performance Were]
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.
[ Being Culture Cultures Description History Ideally Increasingly Live Our Past Performance Should Simply Taking Teacher Which Work]
Good acting is consistency of performance.
[ Acting Consistency Good Performance]
Wal-Mart hires average people but squeezes above average performance and results out of them.
[ Above Average Hires Out Performance Results Squeezes Them Wal-Mart]
Each honest calling, each walk of life, has its own elite, its own aristocracy based on excellence of performance.
[ Aristocracy Based Calling Each Elite Excellence Honest Life Own Performance Walk]
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.
[ Best Bust Chips Chops Get Give Go Good Home Lady Off Our Owe Performance Public Quietly Really Spend Want Weekend]
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.
[ Almost Amused Called Cut Dress Exercise Experiment Might Morning Myself Neglected Once Out Performance Possessed Talent Women Yesterday]
Al Gore's performances could be a case study in abnormal-psychology classes.
[ Al Case Classes Could Gore Performances Study]
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.
[ Actor Away Because Behavior Camera Cutting Emote Good Just Keep Language Performance Put React Really Talk Tell Them Think]
An announcer is only as good as yesterday's performance.
[ Announcer Good Only Performance Yesterday]
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!'
[ 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]
All you owe the public is a good performance.
[ Good Owe Performance Public]
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.
[ Best Chance Colleagues Course Get Important Performance Performer Role Same Those Time Understand Very Wonderful Work Your]
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.
[ Anything Being Confidence Denzel Happened Honest Invoked Keeping Learned Performance True Washington]
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.
[ Began Best Directing Experience Films Good Idea Left Long Much Often Opera Performance Rehearsal Rehearse Room Showed Theatre Thought]
In 1949 there was a new thing called Television, to which my agency and advisers opposed as a performance medium.
[ Advisers Agency Called Medium New Opposed Performance Television Thing Which]
Then certainly for a musician timing becomes something that is immediately accessible as a concept, because it's a necessity in ones everyday performance.
[ Accessible Because Becomes Certainly Concept Everyday Immediately Musician Necessity Ones Performance Something Then Timing]
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.
[ Age Analyze Certain Did Eight Even Move Moved Performance Realize Seven Six Things Tried Used Watch Why World Would]
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.
[ Aesthetic Development Form Impact Intuitive Itself Left Machine Obsession Other Performance Room Space Spiritual Than]
Giving a good performance, giving it all is what it's all about. I love to perform.
[ Giving Good Love Perform Performance]
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.
[ Art Charisma Convinced Essential Every Everyone Find Form Merely Movie Performance Personality Politician Showmanship Someone Stage Stars Usually Walks Work]
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.
[ Age Appearance Day Enhance Field Go More New Now Out Performance Physical Prone Their Things Try]
I'm not comfortable singing in front of people yet. That's going to take another 100 performances.
[ Another Comfortable Front Going Performances Singing Take Yet]
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.
[ 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]
Good performance is about the capacity to focus and concentrate.
[ Capacity Concentrate Focus Good Performance]
It's such a joy to work with different ensembles and create a collaboration. Rehearsing and building a performance is very interesting for me.
[ Building Collaboration Create Different Interesting Joy Performance Rehearsing Such Very Work]
I love doing theater so much - being in front of an audience and seeing how a character grows and develops with every performance.
[ Audience Being Character Develops Doing Every Front Grows How Love Much Performance Seeing Theater]
Quite a few operas are still being commissioned around the world, although nothing apart from audience popularity can ensure more than a few performances.
[ Although Apart Around Audience Being Commissioned Ensure Few More Nothing Operas Performances Popularity Quite Still Than World]
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.
[ Ball Efficiency Game Moving Particular Performance Personal Player Shot Signature Team Way Wins]
I have some of the old videos of my performances on it.
[ Old Performances Some Videos]
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.
[ Art Audience Available Conventional Due Electronic Involve Media Performance Practical Small Smell Sounds Taste Theater Usually]
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.
[ Am Being Enjoy Feet Glamour Hurt Performances Public Stage Tonight Up]
Those differences are what color the performance, but in the movies you don't get a chance to rehearse.
[ Chance Color Differences Get Movies Performance Rehearse Those]
Let us be clear: I take ten times more money for a concert than for an opera performance.
[ Clear Concert Money More Opera Performance Take Ten Than Times Us]
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.
[ Audience Because Bulk Entertainment Give Great Guitar Instrumental Performance Playing Really Relief Set Some Yourself]
The performances you have in your head are always much better than the performances on stage.
[ Always Better Head Much Performances Stage Than Your]
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.
[ Arises Connection Consciousness Formation Formed Habit Habits Interferes Life Mental New Only Our Performance Phase Spoil Which]
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?
[ Beginning Came Discover Expect Here Image Living Need New Performance Philharmonic Would York]
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.
[ Able Always Arena Bad Been Believed Critics Game Good Know Leave Never Performance Single Worshippers]
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.
[ 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]
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.
[ Choosing Enough Form Into Itself Life Mold Motley Our Out Own Performance Set Some Stuff Wage]
We have to have great pitching performances from our guys, and we have to take it from there.
[ Great Guys Our Performances Pitching Take]
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.
[ Adventures Anything Away Family His Jonathan Laugh Liked Lost Makes Performance Robot Serious Space Stayed Still Take Today Watch Would]
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.
[ Allowed Also Approach Both Done Existing Increasingly Introduced More Music New Now Over Paint Painterly Performance Recording Refine Sounds Technology Think]
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.
[ Building Control Evening Film Go Performance Point Progresses Relinquish Theater 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.
[ Actions Anxious Certain Character Citizens Disposition Fellow His Moral Most Namely Performance Produce Statesman Virtue Virtuous]
The thing that's characteristic of my performance is that I literally do drag the whole studio onto the stage.
[ Characteristic Drag Literally Onto Performance Stage Studio Thing Whole]
An entertainer should in his public performance keep himself out of any controversy, political or otherwise.
[ Any Controversy Entertainer Himself His Keep Otherwise Out Performance Political Public Should]
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.
[ Every Faith Fulfilled Good Indian Insisted Instance Obligations Other Performance States Their Treaty Tribes United Upon]
That's how you get a performance - they put trust in you.
[ Get How Performance Put Trust]
You go for the quality of the performance, not the longevity of it.
[ Go Longevity Performance Quality]
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.
[ Actor Bunch Edit Find Get Great Just Moments Only Performance String Takes Them Together Way]
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.
[ Artists Baptist Church Compared Culture Go Gospel Had How Itself Move Performances Secular See Southern Specific Study Talk Tape Watch]
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.
[ Actor Audience Control Different Every Immediate Most Nothing Over Performance Play Seeing]
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.
[ Addition Appear Curtain Giving Goes Happy Hard Least Performance Plenty Smiling Their Them Up Which Work Worries Yes]
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.
[ Apply Athletic Based Biomechanics Changes Could East First Form Germans Guessing Meant Performance Rather Science Technique Than Used]
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.
[ Alien Art Artists Before Collaborated Colleges Context Had Idea Installations Music Painting Performance Pieces Response Taught Theatre Time Visual Whether Works Writing]
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.
[ Actors Age Begin Certain Change Depth Later Little Performances Same Technique Their Very Years Young]
Reading should be a repeat performance.
[ Performance Reading Repeat Should]
Did you know I staged the first performance in America of At the Hawk's Well?
[ America Did First Hawk Know Performance Staged Well]
I hated the whole idea of being an actress. I used to throw up before every performance and cry afterward.
[ Actress Afterward Before Being Cry Every Hated Idea Performance Throw Up Used Whole]
I had to help to coax the performances and I really enjoyed that extra responsibility.
[ Coax Enjoyed Extra Had Help Performances Really Responsibility]
Conductors don't suffer, they are part of the performance.
[ Conductors Part Performance Suffer]
It is something we have always excelled at and prided ourselves at - the excellences of our stage performance.
[ Always Excelled Our Ourselves Performance Something Stage]
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.
[ After Come Every Humor Keep Leave Mother Onstage Performance Saw Sense Sing Stage Tell Time Up]
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.
[ Around Because Better Came Camera Certain Doing Done Felt Films Match Performance Person Scenes Takes Them Use]
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.
[ Absolutely Actors Disappointed Expected Film First Had Himself His More Often Performance Quite Said See Seemed Something Think Thought Wonderful]
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.
[ Army Commanders Equally Excel Fit Free Hundred Leaders May Men Most Naturally Offices Only Performance Required Right Those Thousand Virtues]
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.
[ Been Before Bring Carter Cash Even Finding Front Helped Her Inform Johnny June Know Married Much Music Never Out Performance Really She Way Well]
An acre of performance is worth a whole world of promise.
[ Acre Performance Promise Whole World Worth]
So that ends my first experience of matrimony, which I always thought a highly over-rated performance.
[ Always Ends Experience First Highly Matrimony Performance Thought Which]
The Parent Trap wouldn't have been as special without the remarkable performances by Hayley Mills.
[ Been Hayley Mills Parent Performances Remarkable Special Trap Without]
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.
[ Approval Even Feel Give Good Hard Important Myself Need Performance Still Though]
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.
[ Between Good Hands Head Lies Line Performance Performer Shortest Straight Two Way]
Past performance speaks a tremendous amount about one's ability and likelihood for success.
[ Ability Amount Likelihood Past Performance Speaks Success Tremendous]
Jackie considered his resurrection, the world's best return performance.
[ Best Considered His Jackie Performance Resurrection Return World]
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.
[ Also Back Because California Coming Differential Done Go Hour Insisted Live Meant New Performances Pm Show Sponsor Three Would York]
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?
[ Artist Austin Base Entire Good Had Kind Morons Newspapers Performance Review Seat Whether Working Would]
I like the energy of live performance.
[ Energy Live Performance]
I don't want to feel like I'm stuck doing one-stock performances.
[ Doing Feel Performances Stuck Want]
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.
[ Affinity Feel Find Generally Good Lot Particularly Performances Play Suppose Them Then]
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.
[ Advantage Beater Conducts Improvement More Musician Need Only Performance Plays Rhythm Style Than]
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.
[ Absolute Available Deterrent Enhance Indulge Penalty Performance Players Season Seen Some Something Unless Will]
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.
[ 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]
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.
[ Celebration Contain Even Fact Illusion Infinite Only Ourselves Performance Possibilities Thing Within]
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.
[ 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]
I'm on performance enhancing drugs, so I may cause drowsiness.
[ Cause Enhancing May Performance]
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.
[ Advance Always Careful Chocolates Had Make Middle Mother Paper Performance Rustle Sure Were]
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.
[ Am Aware Consciously Dancers Enough Go Good Greatly Improve Performances See Sometimes Work]
I'm much more energetic now; you might say live performance is my mission.
[ Energetic Live Might Mission More Much Now Performance Say]
I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much.
[ Always Am Character Depiction Direction Interested More Much Performance Says]
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.
[ Always Athlete Competition Done Even Good Improve Mentally Might Next Over Performance See Time Victory]
The real secret of magic lies in the performance.
[ Lies Magic Performance Real Secret]
Nutrition is also a valuable component that can help athletes both protect themselves and improve performance.
[ Also Athletes Both Component Help Improve Nutrition Performance Protect Themselves Valuable]