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People think that computer science is the art of geniuses but the actual reality is the opposite, just many people doing things that build on eachother, like a wall of mini stones.
~By Donald Knuth ~


I said, 'Wouldn't it be great if Matt Damon's character fell in love with a girl with a real butt?' They were like, 'Yeah sure, sure - here's your personal trainer.'
~By Franka Potente ~


Sean's a better person when he's directing. He becomes a queen when he's an actor. And he's so unhappy when he's acting.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~


Many people think voice over artists just read, there's much more to it. Without acting beats, scene study and improving skills, you won't make it.
~By Tara Strong ~


For me, literature is a complex game, both mental and concrete, which is acted out in a physical manner on the page.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


Faith is an invisible and invincible magnet, and attracts to itself whatever it fervently desires and calmly and persistently expects.
~By Ralph W. Trine ~


I was raised in New York City and raised in the New York City theater world. My father was a theater director and an acting teacher, and it was not uncommon for me to have long discussions about the method and what the various different processes were to finding a character and exploring character and realizing that character.
~By Vin Diesel ~


You want to find a place where, because of your skills, you can make an impact.
~By John McKinley ~


Thus the same object may supply a practical perception to one person and a speculative one to another, or the same person may perceive it partly practically and partly speculatively.
~By Samuel Alexander ~


He who believes is strong; he who doubts is weak. Strong convictions precede great actions.
~By Louisa May Alcott ~


And I have to credit David Jacobs with the opportunities he gave me. He was totally into sharing the creation of characters. David put together a show that told the story of people over many years' time and that was greatly enjoyable. Though nowadays that is frowned upon.
~By William Devane ~


It's always amusing to look at how something early in the 20th century was written in anthropology and how it's written now. There's been an enormous shift in how it's done, but yet you can't put your finger on someone who actually did it.
~By Clifford Geertz ~


The best portion of a good man's life is his little, nameless, unremembered acts of kindness and of love.
~By William Wordsworth ~


Well what do you do with a character like Christine Cagney and you tell her she can't have things?
~By Sharon Gless ~


As an actor, the biggest compliment you can get, in my book is for someone to believe that you're the character.
~By Matt LeBlanc ~


That's what we really mean by being feared on the football field. And not actually the player that fears him, it's the offensive coordinator that fears him or the running backs coach.
~By Jamal Lewis ~


As the egalitarianism of Marxism is attractive to many, socialism could have attracted many followers in America, anyway. But there is no doubt that it could not possibly have affected us so widely and so deeply as it has, had it not been heavily financed.
~By B. Carroll Reece ~


I can't get my head around the fact that the technology of the first two movies, which are forty years prior to Star Wars, is so much better than any technology they had in Star Wars!
~By David Prowse ~


Well, what is acting but the study of human behavior? And that's so fascinating to me.
~By Amy Smart ~


Journalism is in fact history on the run.
~By Thomas Griffith ~


Modern technology has become a total phenomenon for civilization, the defining force of a new social order in which efficiency is no longer an option but a necessity imposed on all human activity.
~By Jacques Ellul ~


Human beings must have action; and they will make it if they cannot find it.
~By Albert Einstein ~


The aesthetic of architecture has to be rooted in a broader idea about human activities like walking, relaxing and communicating. Architecture thinks about how these activities can be given added value.
~By Thom Mayne ~


An actor is only merchandise.
~By Chow Yun Fat ~


I was never a leading man. I've always been in the outer concentric circles in the company, being a character actor, which is a good place to be. It gives you that diversity.
~By Geoffrey Rush ~


I think I can take responsibility for that in that I was the audience. I was the voice of sanity around whom all these crazies did their dance. And I reacted in the same way that a member of the audience would have reacted.
~By Mary Tyler Moore ~


People ask me to record their answering machines all the time. I love it. It's a miracle to me that people want to hear back those characters.
~By Mike Myers ~


The closest I ever came to getting married was just before I started singing. In fact, my first record saved my neck.
~By Elvis Presley ~


I still have a problem with nuns. I follow them around like a kitten with a ball of yarn. After a while, all my characters become very close friends.
~By Meg Tilly ~


It is wonderful... Steve and Dan took professional football to a whole different level with the way they played the game. The fact that Steve is going in with Dan is very special.
~By Frank Gifford ~


I do not like assassins, or men of low character.
~By Gene Hackman ~


Our language is the reflection of ourselves. A language is an exact reflection of the character and growth of its speakers.
~By Cesar Chavez ~


I try to write parts for women that are as complicated and interesting as women actually are.
~By Nora Ephron ~


To make big steps, you've got to take action yourself and not listen to other people.
~By Juliana Hatfield ~


Love is the affinity which links and draws together the elements of the world... Love, in fact, is the agent of universal synthesis.
~By Pierre Teilhard de Chardin ~


I had never done any theater in high school, which actually worked to my benefit. I didn't develop any bad habits.
~By David James Elliott ~


You know, IBM was almost knocked out of the box by other types of computer software and manufacturing.
~By Roy Romer ~


I write my plays to create an excuse for full-tilt acting and performing.
~By Eric Bogosian ~


Eventually, in '84, we made a film for a little over a million dollars - with American actors that was shot in English - that was shown in Finland A little action film called Born American.
~By Renny Harlin ~


But I have found that in the simple act of living with hope, and in the daily effort to have a positive impact in the world, the days I do have are made all the more meaningful and precious. And for that I am grateful.
~By Elizabeth Edwards ~


Happiness or satisfaction consists only in the enjoyment of those objects which are by nature suited to our several particular appetites, passions, and affections.
~By Joseph Butler ~


You couldn't take football away from me, you couldn't take acting away from me.
~By Dougray Scott ~


My actions to promote peace, the mediation missions which I carried out during many conflicts, which very often occurred between brothers of the same country, are not driven by any ulterior motives or any calculations based on personal ambitions.
~By Omar Bongo ~


We must accept life for what it actually is - a challenge to our quality without which we should never know of what stuff we are made, or grow to our full stature.
~By Robert Louis Stevenson ~


Practice meditation regularly. Meditation leads to eternal bliss. Therefore meditate, meditate.
~By Swami Sivananda ~


Our main agenda is to have ALL guns banned. We must use whatever means possible. It doesn't matter if you have to distort facts or even lie. Our task of creating a socialist America can only succeed when those who would resist us have been totally disarmed.
~By Sarah Brady ~


The actor cannot afford to look only to his own life for all his material nor pull strictly from his own experience to find his acting choices and feelings.
~By Stella Adler ~


The character and history of each child may be a new and poetic experience to the parent, if he will let it.
~By Margaret Fuller ~


People tend to think that life really does progress for everyone eventually, that people progress, but actually only some people progress. The rest of the people don't.
~By Alice Walker ~


I am waiting for a sign that will indicate to me what meaning I must give to my life, but right now my existence is satisfactory.
~By Lucy Lawless ~


I ask people why they have deer heads on their walls. They always say because it's such a beautiful animal. There you go. I think my mother is attractive, but I have photographs of her.
~By Ellen DeGeneres ~


My opposition to the Vietnam War. I was the first Hollywood actor to speak out against it.
~By Robert Vaughn ~


As regards the individual nature, woman is defective and misbegotten, for the active power of the male seed tends to the production of a perfect likeness in the masculine sex; while the production of a woman comes from defect in the active power.
~By Thomas Aquinas ~


Our marine terminals are invaluable commerce infrastructure, not only to our country but also for the many foreign manufacturers who sell primarily in the U.S. market.
~By Dana Rohrabacher ~


My personal advice is to go to school first and get a liberal arts education, and then if you want to pursue acting, go to graduate school.
~By Jillian Bach ~


Blacks who have not succumbed to the victim culture have been, are, and will be doing quite well - all on their own, without handouts, affirmative action, and other patronizing measures.
~By Tammy Bruce ~


I feel as though my career really hit its high point when I was cast as a supporting actress in 'American Wedding'. I thought the script had a lot of depth and intelligence, and it really just jumped off the page.
~By January Jones ~


If we put our trust in the common sense of common men and 'with malice toward none and charity for all' go forward on the great adventure of making political, economic and social democracy a practical reality, we shall not fail.
~By Henry A. Wallace ~


The whole duty of government is to prevent crime and to preserve contracts.
~By Lord Melbourne ~


One will never again look at a birch tree, after the Robert Frost poem, in exactly the same way.
~By Paul Muldoon ~


What inspires me is not so much the music as the opportunity to interact with composers. I think that has driven everything I've done.
~By Robert Moog ~


Historians and archaeologists will one day discover that the ads of our time are the richest and most faithful reflections that any society ever made of its entire range of activities.
~By Marshall McLuhan ~


Of course it can be said of jails, too, that they try - by punishing the troublesome - to deter others. No doubt, in certain instances this deterrence actually works. But generally speaking it fails conspicuously.
~By Barbara Deming ~


I'm an actor, that's my contribution.
~By Glenn Close ~


If an educational act is to be efficacious, it will be only that one which tends to help toward the complete unfolding of life. To be thus helpful it is necessary rigorously to avoid the arrest of spontaneous movements and the imposition of arbitrary tasks.
~By Maria Montessori ~


Some of the characters in the story had a fortune in fantasy lives.
~By R. Z. Sheppard ~


Are not laws dangerous which inhibit the passions? Compare the centuries of anarchy with those of the strongest legalism in any country you like and you will see that it is only when the laws are silent that the greatest actions appear.
~By Marquis de Sade ~


Specifically, we talked about making the character of the prince not so charming, at least in the beginning, and I'm playing around with the preconceptions attached to a character. That's really what intrigued me as well because I thought it would be fun to do it.
~By Hugh Dancy ~


Books stay with me and have shaped me and made huge impacts on my life.
~By Stephan Jenkins ~


There are risks and costs to action. But they are far less than the long range risks of comfortable inaction.
~By John F. Kennedy ~


I've always just adored music. It's my first love, really. I admire and respect people in the music business. You really have to work hard and diligently. Sometimes actors can be lazy and get away with it, but you can't do that if you're a musician.
~By Blythe Danner ~


The poet is in command of his fantasy, while it is exactly the mark of the neurotic that he is possessed by his fantasy.
~By Lionel Trilling ~


Every country that has experimented with women in actual combat has abandoned the idea, and the notion that Israel uses women in combat is a feminist myth.
~By Phyllis Schlafly ~


Absolutely lonely people have few personal interactions of any kind.
~By Martha Beck ~


Actually, I enjoy the process of writing a big long novel.
~By Donna Tartt ~


When you're watching Psycho, there' s that moment when you have a visceral reaction to watching someone being stabbed. And then you have the intellectual revelation that you're not, and that's where the celebration comes in.
~By Penn Jillette ~


It is not true that suffering ennobles the character; happiness does that sometimes, but suffering for the most part, makes men petty and vindictive.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


Whatever success I may have attained is due to the fact that since I was old enough to work at all, my ambition has never deserted me.
~By Anna Held ~


With any story I write, I could actually write it from three or four different perspectives, which would end with a completely different moral at the end.
~By Tracey Emin ~


When I was a kid, the idea of why I wanted acting to be the thing I do for the rest of my life was different. It was, Oh yeah, I'll get girls and be famous.
~By Edward Furlong ~


I think most people played both variants and regular games. It was a period when variants were very popular and there were a lot more variants being played at that time. Every week practically, it seemed someone would publish a new variant in a zine.
~By Fred Davis ~


The beautiful part of writing is that you don't have to get it right the first time, unlike, say, a brain surgeon. You can always do it better, find the exact word, the apt phrase, the leaping simile.
~By Robert Cormier ~


I guess it is the sense of personal satisfaction that racing gives you that I am probably going to miss, because in racing you get that feedback very quickly.
~By Bobby Rahal ~


It's an entire industry focusing on young male viewers that want action and violence. They sell us something that isn't valid. They're selling films like a product.
~By Norman Jewison ~


It made me alive to the fact that the most important thing sometimes is what isn't said - to prepare for moments of revelation that can be read entirely on actors' faces without dialogue.
~By Robert Towne ~


Let it be your constant method to look into the design of people's actions, and see what they would be at, as often as it is practicable; and to make this custom the more significant, practice it first upon yourself.
~By Marcus Aurelius ~


The greatest ability in business is to get along with others and influence their actions. A chip on the shoulder is too heavy a piece of baggage to carry through life.
~By John Hannah ~


Anything I learned about the fine art of acting I learned from Hugo.
~By Cleo Moore ~


I mean, I was born the day war broke out, but I don't remember all the bombs though they did actually break up Liverpool, you know. I remember when I was a little older, there was big gaps in all the streets where houses used to be. We used to play over them.
~By Ringo Starr ~


I act and perform in hopes of getting attention and admiration.
~By Tia Carrere ~


There is no index of character so sure as the voice.
~By Benjamin Disraeli ~


It has been a long while since the United States had any imperialistic designs toward the outside world. But we have practised within our own boundaries something that amounts to race imperialism.
~By Wendell Willkie ~


I'm not saying that the press is wrong to report any internal differences we have, but at the same time, I think it's our job to keep them from becoming public issues, for anything that detracts from the purely athletic aspects of the sport is bad for us.
~By Pete Rozelle ~


It is very, very difficult for a playwright to write a scene in which a young man has his first deep experience of sex with a girl whom he found immensely attractive, is fully satisfied by this event and gets up and blinds a lot of horses.
~By Peter Shaffer ~


My job as an actress is to make things work and come up with reasons of my own and not just fill in the blanks for anybody else, you know what I mean?
~By Amy Adams ~


Growing up in the Philippines, I loved all kinds of movies. We had a very healthy film industry there when I was a child. It's now gotten very limited. They only make action movies and hard-core exploitation movies. Women get raped; men get shot.
~By Jessica Hagedorn ~


Like other antitrust agencies we make our assessment of a merger or antitrust case based on its impact on our jurisdiction, and not on the nationality of the companies. This is exactly what the U.S. antitrust agencies, the Justice Department and the FTC, do.
~By Mario Monti ~


When writing a novel a writer should create living people; people not characters. A character is a caricature.
~By Ernest Hemingway ~


If I don't have a project going, I sit down and begin to write something - a character sketch, a monologue, a description of some sight, or even just a list of ideas.
~By Thomas Perry ~


I started to realise that it wasn't for me. Perhaps I didn't have to give my Hamlet before I died, that the world might be an OK place without my Hamlet, in fact.
~By Eric McCormack ~

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