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Pianists call me a composer, composers call me a pianist. The classicists think me a futurist, and the futurists call me a reactionary.
~By Anton Rubinstein ~


The instant formal government is abolished, society begins to act. A general association takes place, and common interest produces common security.
~By Thomas Paine ~


Every dollar that we send in State Department aid or humanitarian aid that saves us from having to get involved with very expensive military actions is a good investment. And frankly, helping Israel fight terrorism in the Middle East is much cheaper than us fighting it here on our shores.
~By Anthony Weiner ~


The one thing I could do was voices and impersonations and weird characters, and there was really no call for that, except on Saturday Night Live.
~By Phil Hartman ~


There is some sadness for me now about acting because it used to be that there was a reverence for actors.
~By Estelle Parsons ~


Many of us are alarmed at the skyrocketing cost of medical care, including patients, who are the consumers. However, medical malpractice is not the reason for these increasing costs.
~By Joe Baca ~


I think Hillary and Bill are really liberals at heart. I think that, in addition to being liberals, they are very practical. They have made some decisions about what it takes to win.
~By Maxine Waters ~


The Good Friday Agreement and the basic rights and entitlements of citizens that are enshrined within it must be defended and actively promoted by London and Dublin.
~By Gerry Adams ~


Television contracts the imagination and radio expands it.
~By Terry Wogan ~


I would never offer advice without the person asking for it. I, in general, don't believe in giving advice, actually, as a human being I don't.
~By Joan Chen ~


I have a memory like an elephant. In fact, elephants often consult me.
~By Noel Coward ~


Everything you add to the truth subtracts from the truth.
~By Alexander Solzehnitsyn ~


I welcome the President and working with him to try to get some of that medical malpractice reform so we can get the cost of health care to come down.
~By Ben Quayle ~


It turns out that my memory is just not that great, so for specific scenes with people doing stuff, sometimes I'd have the details all wrong or I couldn't remember what happened exactly, so I just let that be.
~By Rick Moody ~


The good thing about acting is that it always keeps you on your toes... It's not like any other job where you can go in and do the same thing as yesterday.
~By Leonardo DiCaprio ~


I think actors are at the mercy of the opportunities presented to them. So you kind of have to wait for them to choose you. My music is insular - I can choose that.
~By Dwight Yoakam ~


I'm a character actor so I've jumped around to all kinds of things.
~By Joe Mantegna ~


When you actually meet the devil and he offers you a deal most artists eventually negotiate.
~By Marc Maron ~


All thought must, directly or indirectly, by way of certain characters, relate ultimately to intuitions, and therefore, with us, to sensibility, because in no other way can an object be given to us.
~By Immanuel Kant ~


I knew I wanted to be an actor when I was growing up, really. So when I decided to go to university instead of drama school, it was with the intention of becoming an actor afterwards.
~By Hugh Dancy ~


You know honestly I think there's a Dracula, a Wolf Man, and a Frankenstein's Monster in all of us. They are sides of our own character so that's why I think we can relate to them in terms of a 'I know how that feels' kind of thing.
~By Richard Roxburgh ~


We entered the 20th century trying to deal with three ideas purporting to define or describe or explain three spheres of action, development and conflict: Darwin on the natural world, Freud on the internal world, Marx on the economic world.
~By Bruce Jackson ~


And I think one of the tasks that I always feel is how to get that vision out of them. Not exactly what they want, but what they want to accomplish for themselves or their community or their family.
~By Lawrence Halprin ~


I think people could be a bit friendlier. The only real contact you have with people is when they're annoyed if you've had a party - you know, it's been a bit too noisy for them or something.
~By Boy George ~


O, what a tangled web we weave when first we practise to deceive!
~By Walter Scott ~


Tact is one of the first mental virtues, the absence of it is fatal to the best talent.
~By William Gilmore Simms ~


Our empirical criterion for a series of theories is that it should produce new facts. The idea of growth and the concept of empirical character are soldered into one.
~By Imre Lakatos ~


The PATRIOT Act brought down the wall separating intelligence agencies from law enforcement and other entities charged with protecting the Nation from terrorism.
~By Chris Chocola ~


It's also a question of finding good material and interesting roles. I'm not the only actress out there, and good parts just don't fall into your lap that easily. But I like most of the films I've made recently and so I'm pretty positive about the future.
~By Winona Ryder ~


I tend to be attracted to characters who are up against a wall with very few alternatives. And the film then becomes an examination of how they cope with very few options. And that's, I guess, what interests me in terms of human behavior.
~By William Friedkin ~


Here's a little known fact - Arnold is the first body builder to run for governor since Janet Reno.
~By David Letterman ~


Maverick is a word which appeals to me more than misfit. Maverick is active, misfit is passive.
~By Alan Rickman ~


Beauty has a lot to do with character.
~By Kevyn Aucoin ~


I never wanted to become an actress because I'd read great literature or seen great Shakespeare. It was more just wanting to understand what the people were really like, why they said all the strange things they did.
~By Julie Walters ~


So the programs all start to all look the same. I watched one free skating competition, and I thought I was watching a short program. Everyone was doing exactly the same elements.
~By Brian Boitano ~


That's why I wrote this book: to show how these people can imbue us with hope. I read somewhere that when a person takes part in community action, his health improves. Something happens to him or to her biologically. It's like a tonic.
~By Studs Terkel ~


Affirmative action was always racial justice on the cheap.
~By Joe Klein ~


To attract men, I wear a perfume called "New Car Interior."
~By Rita Rudner ~


I'm really fed up with all the credibility talk. A lot of times it seems to be more important than the music. Well, I guess for a lot of people it actually is. We don't care for credibility.
~By Mark McGrath ~


I love being able to wear dresses and clothes that make me feel feminine and beautiful, and I love the fact that I don't have to all the time; I can wear a tank and jeans.
~By Portia de Rossi ~


Every act of conscious learning requires the willingness to suffer an injury to one's self-esteem. That is why young children, before they are aware of their own self-importance, learn so easily.
~By Thomas Szasz ~


I felt unworthy to play Jesus. I just accepted the responsibility and said, 'What actor wouldn't want to play this role?'
~By Jim Caviezel ~


There is an incompatibility between literary creation and political activity.
~By Mario Vargas Llosa ~


No man can climb out beyond the limitations of his own character.
~By John Morley ~


When I tried to branch out into comedy, I didn't do very well at it, so I went back to doing what I do naturally well, or what the audience expects from me - action pictures.
~By Sylvester Stallone ~


Everything, everything in war is barbaric... But the worst barbarity of war is that it forces men collectively to commit acts against which individually they would revolt with their whole being.
~By Ellen Key ~


An art whose medium is language will always show a high degree of critical creativeness, for speech is itself a critique of life: it names, it characterizes, it passes judgment, in that it creates.
~By Thomas Mann ~


I think it is important that you care about the characters, and you are not just waiting for the next action sequence but have a vested interested in what happens to them.
~By Shawn Ashmore ~


I jumped into acting because it was fun. It was tougher when I had to take my fun seriously.
~By Chris Noth ~


I am acquainted with no immaterial sensuality so delightful as good acting.
~By Lord Byron ~


I never saw myself so much as an actor. I wanted to be a cartoonist like Charles M. Schulz and create my own world and be able to have a studio at home and not commute and be able to be with my family.
~By Mark Hamill ~


Man is used to the fact that there are languages which he does not at first understand and which must be learned, but because art is primarily visual he expects that he should get the message immediately and is apt to be affronted if he doesn't.
~By Edward T. Hall ~


All greatness of character is dependent on individuality. The man who has no other existence than that which he partakes in common with all around him, will never have any other than an existence of mediocrity.
~By James F. Cooper ~


The mysterious is always attractive. People will always follow a vail.
~By Bede Jarrett ~


So, in the course of events, I had an opportunity to come in contact with Colin Matthews, through the Rex Foundation sponsoring recordings of various music that was being recorded over there.
~By Phil Lesh ~


If you do not know the laws of right conduct, you cannot form your character.
~By Swami Sivananda ~


I meant exactly what I said: that we are saddled with a culture that hasn't advanced as far as science.
~By Michelangelo Antonioni ~


Um, musicians are funnier you know, than actors on the whole.
~By Tim Curry ~


Anyway, it fell through because they ran out of money. That was when I learned not to waste your time getting your hopes up or to believe something until it actually happens. We broke up for various reasons, but it was a good band. Jim and Don produced some magical music.
~By Jamie Muir ~


If the desire to write is not accompanied by actual writing, then the desire must be not to write.
~By Hugh Prather ~


The discipline you learn and character you build from setting and achieving a goal can be more valuable than the achievement of the goal itself.
~By Bo Bennett ~


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 ~


It shone on everyone, whether they had a contract or not. The most democratic thing I'd ever seen, that California sunshine.
~By Angela Carter ~


I kind of embarked on a fruitless search to find information about my character, Frederick Aiken. And it was fruitless, unfortunately, because there's so little about him.
~By James McAvoy ~


I took pleasure when I could. I acted clearly and morally and without regret. I'm very lucky.
~By Jeanne Calment ~


I actually went to film school and was making experimental films for a short time, so it wasn't such a leap.
~By Jim Coleman ~


As I was coming up on the stage, there was one source that could make or break you, the New York Times. Inevitably there would be one actor singled out for a better review, or worse, than somebody else. The effect of that was cancerous, divisive.
~By Kevin Bacon ~


I was born in Poland I came to Sweden when I was eight and always wanted to act and suddenly ended up in a Bond movie which was for me at that time absolutely enormous.
~By Izabella Scorupco ~


This is the Bond of the new millennium. Everything is updated, from the action sequences to the interaction between the characters. All the elements reflect changes that have occurred in the world in recent years.
~By Rick Yune ~


I had never watched a law show prior to being cast on The Practice.
~By Lara Flynn Boyle ~


Elegance is not a dispensable luxury but a factor that decides between success and failure.
~By Edsger Dijkstra ~


I'm supposed to be a pretty good theater actor.
~By John Malkovich ~


When I finally gave up any hope of doing anything representative of the American family, I actually seemed to have tapped into other people's weirdness in that way.
~By Jonathan Franzen ~


One of the regime's most important tactics is the creation of a third force in the country.
~By Joe Slovo ~


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


I feel that my relationship with Kasparov now is much the same as it had been before the match - good. As for his reaction, well it can't be nice to lose your title after so long, but he was very generous.
~By Vladimir Kramnik ~


I never want to sort of put all the cards on the table all at once, because that's somehow there's always a journey to go on. There's always something to be revealed, in my mind, about characters.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


A book begins with an image or character or situation that I care about deeply.
~By Danielle Steel ~


Duke came to us. They volunteered to come to us and made a number of suggestions to some people on my staff. I don't know how I would characterize them, but there have been some discussions going back and forth between Duke and members of my staff.
~By Gray Davis ~


We ape, we mimic, we mock. We act.
~By Laurence Olivier ~


You must develop personal contacts if you want to be successful.
~By Armstrong Williams ~


A feeble execution is but another phrase for a bad execution; and a government ill executed, whatever may be its theory, must, in practice, be a bad government.
~By Joseph Story ~


Character is the result of a system of stereotyped principals.
~By David Hume ~


At one point, I actually, ironically, thought I might go into criminology and work with the FBI.
~By Monica Lewinsky ~


Not to get overly psychological about this, but it's probably why I became an actress in the first place: for that kind of freedom and refuge, as well as for the fact that I just love acting so much.
~By Marisa Tomei ~


My dad had been an actor... not only had my dad been an actor, but his dad had been an actor, and my great-grandfather had been an actor. And who knows before then?
~By David Hyde Pierce ~


In my mind's eye, I visualize how a particular... sight and feeling will appear on a print. If it excites me, there is a good chance it will make a good photograph. It is an intuitive sense, an ability that comes from a lot of practice.
~By Ansel Adams ~


I've been very lucky in the characters I've chosen. Up until last year I was a nobody. I did jobs I booked because I needed to put food in my mouth.
~By Kristen Bell ~


Individuals with kidney disease who are able to obtain treatment early experience a higher quality of life and are able to maintain more of their day-to-day activities, including keeping their jobs.
~By Xavier Becerra ~


I was using tape loops for dancers and dance production. I had very funky primitive equipment, in fact technology wasn't very good no matter how much money you had.
~By Terry Riley ~


We believe that civilization has been created under the pressure of the exigencies of life at the cost of satisfaction of the instincts.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


You would have to say his number one accomplishment has been to inspire a sense of confidence in the country. That confidence, that optimism, not only gives President Obama a political cushion, but it could have a real world economic impact.
~By George Stephanopoulos ~


Our approach was very simple. It was about creating a universal language. A show that will be attractive toward every people coming from all over the world. And that was a big thing.
~By Guy Laliberte ~


America's veterans and troops serving abroad today fought hard to preserve our red, white and blue, from the Revolutionary War to today's Global War Against Terrorism, and Congress' action today is appropriate for one of our most sacred symbols.
~By Bill Shuster ~


For a country is not merely a piece of earth; it is, above all, a compendium of social, cultural, and historical factors which begin to acquire sense and order through the process of writing.
~By Juan Goytisolo ~


Creativity is merely a plus name for regular activity. Any activity becomes creative when the doer cares about doing it right, or better.
~By John Updike ~


Jane Austen was an extraordinary woman; to actually be able to survive as a novelist in those days - unmarried - was just unheard of.
~By Julie Walters ~


In days when the public safety is imminently threatened, and the fate of a nation may hang upon a single act, we owe frank speech, above all other men, to him who is highest in authority. I shall speak to you as man to man.
~By Robert Dale Owen ~


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


I work constantly but I work at a lot of different things. You know, I run a theater company in New York, I direct plays, act in plays, in movies, so I try to keep it eclectic.
~By Philip Seymour Hoffman ~

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