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We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero.
~By Jan de Bont ~


At times one feels that what is being said in the West is that the fact that you are a Muslim predisposes you to this blind, stupid terrorism.
~By Lakhdar Brahimi ~


I remember that Jack Lemmon, who is one of my favorite actors of all time, says that the day he stops being nervous is the day he should leave the business.
~By Kim Basinger ~


Action is coarsened thought; thought becomes concrete, obscure, and unconscious.
~By Henri Frederic Amiel ~


We'll do a crazy video of a great song that people can actually dance to.
~By Mark Roberts ~


Every obnoxious act is a cry for help.
~By Zig Ziglar ~


One of the strongest characteristics of genius is the power of lighting its own fire.
~By John W. Foster ~


There's a lot of reasons you can think of to say why you act, but I can only say that it just felt good. At the same time, it felt really painful. It's still troubling and stressful to me.
~By Skeet Ulrich ~


What we really need to be understanding is that all of these things matter and they all stem from the fact that certain people live with power and authority and they want to maintain it.
~By Anita Hill ~


In a novel, I could submerge my ego in a character's and let his perceptions take over.
~By Elizabeth Moon ~


Outside books, we avoid colorful characters.
~By Mason Cooley ~


There's really one character for every actor. The voyage is to find that one character.
~By Richard Gere ~


I had this sort of idolatry for certain actors who preceded me, people who inspired me, so I'm honored to be that way for young actors.
~By Meryl Streep ~


Since I have fair skin, I have to stay out of the sun. I can't stand the sun. I dyed my hair red for a while during the 1990s but I'm actually a natural blonde.
~By Nicole Kidman ~


Creative people are very insecure people because they don't know whether people like them or are in awe of them. That insecurity always comes out. It makes them a better actor, I feel.
~By Persis Khambatta ~


Supermodels are over, and the new picture girl has become the television actress.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


You had better live your best and act your best and think your best today; for today is the sure preparation for tomorrow and all the other tomorrows that follow.
~By Harriet Martineau ~


Fashion is like the ashes left behind by the uniquely shaped flames of the fire, the trace alone revealing that a fire actually took place.
~By Paul de Man ~


As an active member of the Air Force, Army and Mine Warfare Caucuses, I meet with enlisted personnel and officers on a regular basis to learn more about their needs, both on the job and with their families.
~By Allen Boyd ~


Democracy is not something you put away for ten years, and then in the 11th year you wake up and start practicing again. We have to begin to learn to rule ourselves again.
~By Chinua Achebe ~


I know Raft did have some genuine affairs with actresses.
~By Cesar Romero ~


We are not educated well enough to perform the necessary act of intelligently selecting our leaders.
~By Walter Cronkite ~


In every man there is an instinctive and passionate reaction if his person or liberty is attacked.
~By Arthur Keith ~


It seems extraordinary to have waited so long into one's life to have found the part that actually uses your basic rhythm. And I think that's always sort of what actors connect up with - their own sort of world.
~By Susan Sullivan ~


Everything that's rock n roll is ever meant to be is happening now. I need to get over the shock that that thing is actually happening and that thousands of millions of people around the world are watching.
~By Bob Geldof ~


For me, romance isn't an over-the-top act. It's someone offering to help and to support me. Or if that person thinks I'm making the wrong decision, he'll tell me. I want him to be honest, because being that honest takes a lot of guts.
~By Thora Birch ~


The church saves sinners, but science seeks to stop their manufacture.
~By Elbert Hubbard ~


The big gap between the ability of actors is confidence.
~By Kathleen Turner ~


I must say acting was good training for the political life which lay ahead for us.
~By Nancy Reagan ~


Acting in films hasn't changed me. I feel exactly the same.
~By Shelley Duvall ~


I think one of the coolest things about the job is the level of trust we have for each other. The actors fully trust that the writers will write amazing episodes, and the writers trust that the actors will follow their instincts with the characters.
~By John Krasinski ~


When you know your cast well and their strengths and weaknesses, you can start writing for them, just the way Shakespeare wrote for his actors.
~By Stephen Sondheim ~


I just love the storyline, I thought it was hilarious - I loved that part when we opened the door, we all look ahead and we have to look down and see that we're actually dealing with this little boy who did this horrible thing of ordering a wife through e-mail.
~By Caroline Dhavernas ~


An argument fatal to the communist theory, is suggested by the fact, that a desire for property is one of the elements of our nature.
~By Herbert Spencer ~


Yes, I think that when the Bible refers to a horse or a horseman, that's exactly what it means.
~By Tim LaHaye ~


What really helps a guy to become an action hero today is the directing of the movie. All those fast cuts.
~By Jean Claude Van Damme ~


Work is good when people are responsible, and in low-budget movies a lot of the actors don't want to be there. They're there to build a resume.
~By Sean Young ~


China is crippling our manufacturing economy and eliminating our jobs by illegally flooding our markets.
~By Virginia Foxx ~


I'd always enjoyed acting, but modeling was so time-consuming - and lucrative - that I didn't pursue it.
~By Jerry Hall ~


Take the time to discover how African-Americans have had a great impact on this country. In science, education, literature, art, and politics.
~By Lynn Swann ~


You know, as I do, actors who, having become worldwide celebrities thanks to a TV series, complain of their lot and declare themselves ready to drop it all.
~By James MacArthur ~


The fact was, Ford kept stumbling around. I didn't want him in the White House. I wanted Carter in, and I had a forum of 20 million people watching.
~By Chevy Chase ~


As a mother, you feel much more vulnerable. And when you're vulnerable, you're a much better actress.
~By Kate Beckinsale ~


As a filmmaker you get typecast just as much as an actor does, so I'm trapped in a genre that I love, but I'm trapped in it!
~By George A. Romero ~


Not to oversimplify it, somebody once said a good rule of thumb in interpreting a character is to find the good in the bad people that you portray and the bad in the good.
~By Gabriel Byrne ~


You have to really concentrate on piano or acting. You can't do both.
~By Alicia Witt ~


A totally healthy actor is a paradox.
~By Vittorio Gassman ~


Torture has been privatized now, so you have obviously the whole scandal in America about the abuse of prisoners and the fact that, army people might be made to pay a price, but who are the privatized torturers accountable too?
~By Arundhati Roy ~


One of the things I wanted to introduce in The Same Sea beyond transcending the conflict, is the fact that deep down below all our secrets are the same.
~By Amos Oz ~


We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.
~By Aristotle ~


The law isn't justice. It's a very imperfect mechanism. If you press exactly the right buttons and are also lucky, justice may show up in the answer. A mechanism is all the law was ever intended to be.
~By Raymond Chandler ~


Passion is the evil in adultery. If a man has no opportunity of living with another man's wife, but if it is obvious for some reason that he would like to do so, and would do so if he could, he is no less guilty than if he was caught in the act.
~By Saint Augustine ~


Face the facts of being what you are, for that is what changes what you are.
~By Soren Kierkegaard ~


Every person has only so much attention to give, and politics and government takes up only a fraction of what it did 25 years ago.
~By Robert Teeter ~


Mental events, it is said, are not passive happenings but the acts of a subject.
~By Hermann Ebbinghaus ~


Most people live in the city and go to the country at the weekend, and that's posh and aristocratic, but actually to live in the country and come to London when you can't take it any more is different.
~By Damien Hirst ~


Our success was mainly due to the fact that we stimulated the nerves of animals that easily stood on their own feet and were not subjected to any painful stimulus either during or immediately before stimulation of their nerves.
~By Ivan Pavlov ~


Logic and fact keep interfering with the easy flow of conversation.
~By Mason Cooley ~


The fact is that racism, despite all the doomsayers, has diminished.
~By Constance Baker Motley ~


The grand aim of all science is to cover the greatest number of empirical facts by logical deduction from the smallest number of hypotheses or axioms.
~By Albert Einstein ~


Physical activity can get you going when you are immobilized. Get action in your life, and don't just talk about it. Get into the arena!
~By John Davidson ~


I am not an 'instant' actor... to really do anything, I've got to try it five or six or a dozen times.
~By Judy Holliday ~


I personally take cues directly from the script, then I like to surprise the other actors. But you must maintain control on a level and see how far you can go up, down or out emotionally. You have to balance the craft with spontaneity.
~By Lusia Strus ~


I pick up a lot of stuff from them, but I don't think there's any great trick to acting.
~By Jason Statham ~


As I said, men value their independence in a weird way, above practically everything.
~By George Weinberg ~


We all have these tendencies in us that could go this way or that. I think that's the real key in writing. To look at a character without judgment.
~By Paul Haggis ~


You stick your head above the crowd and attract attention and sometimes somebody will throw a rock at you. That's the territory. You buy the land, you get the Indians.
~By David Lee Roth ~


Reality isn't the way you wish things to be, nor the way they appear to be, but the way they actually are.
~By Robert J. Ringer ~


There are some people who believe that these are not real stories with real people, but they actually are.
~By Samantha Bee ~


The key factor is whether the agent is a member of the Association of Authors' Representatives, which screens its members and requires them to uphold a Canon of Ethics.
~By Richard Curtis ~


Because it was the original 4 guys, and the dynamic of those 4 guys interacting together that had the power.
~By Ronnie Montrose ~


It's often difficult for us to act compassionately, but sacred art eases the difficulty by ennobling us.
~By Huston Smith ~


Yet it looks as if the thing we use to solve our problems with is the source of our problems. It's like going to the doctor and having him make you ill. In fact, in 20% of medical cases we do apparently have that going on. But in the case of thought, its far over 20%.
~By David Bohm ~


If I had to name the number one asset you could have for any sport I'd say speed. In baseball, all a guy with speed has to do is make contact.
~By Ron Fairly ~


Well, my mom is single and we've both been single at the same time over the last ten years, so I really related to the bond between my character and Diane's.
~By Amanda Peet ~


Since the generality of persons act from impulse, much more than from principle, men are neither so good nor so bad as we are apt to think them.
~By Augustus Hare ~


To me, there is no greater act of courage than being the one who kisses first.
~By Janeane Garofalo ~


Act well your part, there all the honour lies.
~By Alexander Pope ~


As an actress I find the most enjoyable part of acting is really just to please the director. I just want to please my director.
~By Joan Chen ~


The life of an action star is very short. I want to be an actor like Robert De Niro , like Dustin Hoffman or Clint Eastwood who in their 70s or 80s can still act.
~By Jackie Chan ~


The ugly is very appealing to man. It's instinct. One shrinks from the ugly, yet wants to look at it. There's a devilish fascination in it. We extract pleasure from horror.
~By Sonya Levien ~


I'm interested in anything about revolt, disorder, chaos, especially activity that appears to have no meaning. It seems to me to be the road toward freedom.
~By Jim Morrison ~


Well, the infrastructure part of the stimulus has worked. There's absolutely no question about it. We can demonstrate in Pennsylvania and other states around the union how it's produced good, paying jobs both on the construction sites and back in American factories. It has worked.
~By Ed Rendell ~


We had a great group of guys when I was there, five of us, I think. It's a great competition. Every practice was hard. I think that's helped us a lot, everybody that was there.
~By Peter Forsberg ~


Even if I don't have the money to take vocal lessons, I'll practice in the house by myself singing out loud.
~By Christina Milian ~


Well, one of the problems of working on a story with a character that sacred in the religions of the world or in a picture about that person, is that you have to forget about that and play it as real as you can because you can't look at yourself and judge yourself.
~By Rod Steiger ~


If we don't act, drilling will be allowed only 3 miles off Florida's east coast beaches.
~By Ric Keller ~


All revolutions are spiritual at the source. All my activities have the sole purpose of achieving a union of hearts.
~By Vinoba Bhave ~


So I started chanting when I was nineteen, which was about twelve years ago, and it really had a huge impact on my outlook, happiness, and general creativity.
~By Duncan Sheik ~


We are all in this together. We will all make it or none of us will make it. If everyone cleans up their act except one big ole country, it isn't going to work.
~By Ted Danson ~


Very good wine was bought at ten pounds per pipe, the contract price; but the superior quality was fifteen pounds; and some of this was not much inferior to the best London Madeira.
~By William Bligh ~


I think the fact is that World Coming Down was just a really hard album for people to deal with.
~By Josh Silver ~


The commune movement is part of a reawakening of belief in the possibilities for utopia that existed in the nineteenth century and exist again today, a belief that by creating the right social institution, human satisfaction and growth can be achieved.
~By Rosabeth Moss Kanter ~


Our enemies can deal a blow to us any time they wish. They did not wait for permission to do this. They do not deal a blow with prior notice. They do not take action because they can't.
~By Mahmoud Ahmadinejad ~


I am not prejudiced against the Negro. When I was governor, I did more to help the Negroes in our State than any previous Governor, and I think you can find Negro leaders in the State who will attest to this fact.
~By Strom Thurmond ~


I was delighted to become a popular-culture reference point. I'm still delighted about it actually, and I still find it to be weird.
~By Colin Firth ~


Most good actors have a huge intelligence about the human condition and a real open heart to different kinds of people and behavior.
~By Tim Robbins ~


It is the work of fancy to enlarge, but of judgment to shorten and contract; and therefore this must be as far above the other as judgment is a greater and nobler faculty than fancy or imagination.
~By Robert South ~


There are roles I want that my agency might not want me to do because of the subject matter or whatever. Or there are roles that people won't bring to me because they don't think I'll do it. And that is a big strain because an actor wants to act.
~By Cuba Gooding, Jr. ~


When I crossed Asia with my friend Peter Fleming, we spoke to no one but each other during many months, and we covered exactly the same ground. Nevertheless my journey differed completely from his.
~By Ella Maillart ~

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