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Character Quotes And Sayings

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I think I enjoy working obviously as a lead, but also you know I feel I'm also a character actor as well, so I enjoy approaching various projects in all sort of capacities. Any film I have been able to do I feel very fortunate to have been a part of.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


Let's put it this way, when I was casting, I cast Viggo first and then found someone who could play his wife, rather than the other way around. So for me he's still the lead character.
~By David Cronenberg ~


I like characters with problems. I like to understand them... To play alcoholics, fetishists, strange girls, you have to dig deep within yourself. It's 'elsewhere' that interests me.
~By Marie Trintignant ~


There is nothing so fatal to character as half finished tasks.
~By David Lloyd George ~


I don't mind playing the same character, but if it's not well done, then I'm not interested.
~By Charisma Carpenter ~


Working within the limitations of the shared world generally made the writing easier, because I didn't have to invent any of the characters or background, which is usually the hardest part.
~By Walter Jon Williams ~


There's immense fun to be had as long as you can sort of sneak it past DC. I have been told on occasion that I need to have more respect for these characters.
~By Garth Ennis ~


I'm a geeky toy collector, and to have toys of your own characters is unbelievably cool.
~By Craig McCracken ~


To re-live these characters would be wonderful, because I know when the show ends it will be huge mourning process.
~By Gillian Anderson ~


A man with a so-called character is often a simple piece of mechanism; he has often only one point of view for the extremely complicated relationships of life.
~By August Strindberg ~


I liked the way my character, Shane, was first introduced. You get introduced to her through this sexual action, and I thought that was so cool and just kind of summed up what she enjoys and who she is, to a certain extent. She's a complete sexual being and the great thing is that she doesn't apologize for it. It's just who she is. We rarely see women be able to do that on television.
~By Katherine Moennig ~


I think I relate to all the characters in one way or another. I'm a chameleon like that.
~By Amber Tamblyn ~


I marvel at the resilience of the Jewish people. Their best characteristic is their desire to remember. No other people has such an obsession with memory.
~By Elie Wiesel ~


The level of potential physical productivity of a society depends on both the development of the intellect of its members, and a minimal standard of both demographic characteristics and of consumption.
~By Robert Trout ~


When I do a character, I try to base it on someone I have met or an experience I've had.
~By Illeana Douglas ~


People say that to me and I think what unites all my characters is that they are hurt; it's most accurate to say I play characters that are hurt but are responding to their environment.
~By Ashley Judd ~


I shall miss all the people in it and the great fun we had doing it. I enjoyed playing the character very much. It was a very, very special character and a very special series. And the camaraderie of it all. I loved it.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and really understand little, if anything, about him, his life or his books.
~By Simon Callow ~


Movies are open doors, and at every door, I change character and life.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


Humility is not my forte, and whenever I dwell for any length of time on my own shortcomings, they gradually begin to seem mild, harmless, rather engaging little things, not at all like the staring defects in other people's characters.
~By Margaret Halsey ~


For me it's even more interesting, because my character comes out of the shadow. It's a chance to really act emotionally, because the situation is an extreme one.
~By Ian McDiarmid ~


It is our character that supports the promise of our future - far more than particular government programs or policies.
~By William Bennett ~


I sometimes feel like I could do another job. Anything. Maybe because as an actress you're playing different characters, everything feels possible.
~By Juliette Binoche ~


Fiction has consisted either of placing imaginary characters in a true story, which is the Iliad, or of presenting the story of an individual as having a general historical value, which is the Odyssey.
~By Raymond Queneau ~


I think anybody would be hard pressed not to relate to at least one of the characters, because there's so many different multifaceted people populating this crazy world.
~By Michael C. Hall ~


It seemed to me... that the only valid people to deal with crime were cops, and I would like to make the lead character, rather than a single person, a squad of cops.
~By Evan Hunter ~


Dr. Cox mentors the rookie doctors with a spoonful of dirt and then a cup of sugar. I see him as an archetypal descendent of two of my favorite curmudgeonly characters: Lou Grant and Louie De Palma.
~By John C. McGinley ~


It's great to have the chance to play a character before he goes to the dark side, or the yellow side if you will. Normally, you don't get that opportunity. The narrative of a movie usually demands that you are that guy from the start.
~By Mark Strong ~


To me, Shakespeare uses the supernatural elements to reveal his character's inner desires and fears.
~By John Foster ~


It's a different way of getting across an emotion. You're trying to get it across to the animator because the animator is inspired by the voicetrack in terms of how to animate the character.
~By Dan Castellaneta ~


My character was kidnapped by the Terminator and I was kidnapped by the Terminator production.
~By Claire Danes ~


To be honest, I think for part of my late teens my character didn't really develop very much. I was in a state of cold storage.
~By Damon Hill ~


I wouldn't be surprised if some day, they put the Simpsons in the Smithsonian. It's become part of our culture, those characters.
~By Joe Mantegna ~


No, I feel like my personality probably influenced the character, more than the character influenced me.
~By Sara Gilbert ~


Characters who are on screen from start to finish are not necessarily the ones who have the greatest impact.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


I have this theory that the likeability question comes up so much more with female characters created by female authors than it does with male characters and male authors.
~By Curtis Sittenfeld ~


There is no such thing as an impartial jury because there are no impartial people. There are people that argue on the web for hours about who their favorite character on "Friends" is.
~By Jon Stewart ~


Also, it's risky to try to duplicate earlier success. Magician had a certain charm to it, mostly due to my choice of lead characters, that I would be hard put to duplicate.
~By Raymond E. Feist ~


Going to Nashville to meet the in-laws was the first time when I'd been in America and not been seen as some sort of eccentric character with a cute accent.
~By Nick Lowe ~


One of the things I really like about Ford's films is how there is always a focus on the way characters live, and not just the male heroes.
~By Ken Burns ~


That's one of those things that will really hurt me personally, if I label a character or think about what it might do if it were to do well. I just try to do a good job with it.
~By Luke Wilson ~


So they've actually - it's not that her character is a singer, but she had ambition to do that at an earlier time in her life. So I've actually sung two or three times now on the show.
~By Katey Sagal ~


The thing that's characteristic of my performance is that I literally do drag the whole studio onto the stage.
~By Laurie Anderson ~


Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.
~By Richard V. Allen ~


I was very limited in what I could do with flying saucers, because they're just a metal disc. I had to try and put character in as if they were intelligently guided.
~By Ray Harryhausen ~


A man's true character comes out when he's drunk.
~By Charlie Chaplin ~


My favorite part is the preparation because you read on the page, you get this character.
~By Ashley Scott ~


There's so much of, it could have been a very critical examination of what happened, and really the emotional lives of the people involved sort of carry the characters forward.
~By Jeremy Northam ~


Ever since I became a Muslim, I've had to deal with attempts to damage my reputation and countless insinuations seeking to cast doubt on my character and trying to connect me to causes which I do not subscribe to.
~By Cat Stevens ~


My play Safe Sex was picked apart because critics thought it was untrue. It was a play in which no one had AIDS, but the characters talked about how it was going to change their lives.
~By Harvey Fierstein ~


The psychoanalysis of neurotics has taught us to recognize the intimate connection between wetting the bed and the character trait of ambition.
~By Sigmund Freud ~


But, you know, it really depends on the character. Age doesn't really matter.
~By Alison Lohman ~


I made the character as much of myself as I could.
~By Gil Gerard ~


I don't care about my character here on earth.I don't care about what other people think or say about me, all I care about is my standing before the Lord.
~By Brigham Young ~


I think you can find yourself on one of these shows for a long period of time and think that all you'll ever be able to do is that character. Certainly people think of you that way.
~By William Petersen ~


It's a strange thing, but you get this click in your brain; the wonderful feeling that the entirety of a character is suddenly available and accessible to you.
~By Chiwetel Ejiofor ~


One of the things that characterizes good intellectual work is a certain self-importance.
~By Whitfield Diffie ~


Testing of self is a regular part of our own lives, so it seems natural to make it a part of the lives of my characters, as well, albeit on a much different level.
~By Terry Brooks ~


When you cover politics, you realize that knowing how to talk about character matters more and more. The way we hold ideas is more important than the ideas.
~By David Brooks ~


The obsession with suicide is characteristic of the man who can neither live nor die, and whose attention never swerves from this double impossibility.
~By Emile M. Cioran ~


I'm a character actress, plain and simple... Who can worry about a career? Have a life. Movie stars have careers - actors work, and then they don't work, and then they work again.
~By Frances McDormand ~


In Endless Quest books, you start the plot, and the character has to make choices. Then you have to write one choice over here, one choice over there. The author might get one or two choices out.
~By Margaret Weis ~


The Goth character was a difficult thing to get my head round. I'm not really a fan of Goth music. I'm more a piano and guitar man - that's what I love.
~By Richard Fleeshman ~


Strength of character may be learned at work, but beauty of character is learned at home.
~By Henry Drummond ~


A character who is thought-out is not born, he or she is contrived. A born character is round, a thought-out character is flat.
~By Rex Stout ~


It's really interesting that whenever you do something that is so out of character, like having an emotional outburst, that you don't get in trouble.
~By Beth Henley ~


In character, in manner, in style, in all things, the supreme excellence is simplicity.
~By Henry Wadsworth Longfellow ~


I'd rather go back to waitressing than play a character that I hate.
~By Julianna Margulies ~


I think that's what I really liked about Narc: My character has a real operatic range in a way that older movies used to have.
~By Jason Patric ~


Having removed the dictator, the allies have moved to put Iraqis in control of Iraq. Now, as they draft and ratify their Constitution, we will indeed see the character of a new Iraqi nation revealed through the principles it chooses to uphold.
~By Kay Granger ~


All significant truths are private truths. As they become public they cease to become truths; they become facts, or at best, part of the public character; or at worst, catchwords.
~By T. S. Eliot ~


I get to play a great character while working with great actors and great directors on a great show.
~By Harry Hamlin ~


There's a certain way you stand to give yourself authority, which gives you the texture for the part. I chose that my character hadn't been married, he'd worked his way up the chain of command. For a small cameo role, I gave it a lot of thought.
~By Mark Goddard ~


It's a treat to portray a complex character. Besides... where else could I find a job where emotional outbursts and odd exclamations like 'Egad!', 'Narf!', 'Poit!', 'Splonk!' and 'Zort!' are allowed?
~By Rob Paulsen ~


Obsession led me to write. It's been that way with every book I've ever written. I become completely consumed by a theme, by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge.
~By Anne Rice ~


Faced with crisis, the man of character falls back on himself. He imposes his own stamp of action, takes responsibility for it, makes it his own.
~By Charles de Gaulle ~


You can be true to the character all you want but you've got to go home with yourself.
~By Julia Roberts ~


When I'm writing the book I'm laughing at just how overblown the characters seemed. How full of himself he seems. But I didn't get far enough in the series to really drive the joke of it home.
~By Jhonen Vasquez ~


I love the creating part of taking on a character. It is fun to be another person and create what it would be like to be that person.
~By Jason Dohring ~


Character is power.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


Character is determined more by the lack of certain experiences than by those one has had.
~By Friedrich Nietzsche ~


Away with that folly that her rights would be detrimental to her character - that if she were recognized as the equal to a man she would cease to be a woman!
~By Ernestine Rose ~


It makes it fun. When an actor plays a character, you want what that character wants. Otherwise it doesn't look authentic. So I really want to defeat Jimmy - I mean Jimmy as the character.
~By Alan Alda ~


I was always a character actor. I just looked like Little Red Riding Hood.
~By Paul Newman ~


The true test of character is not how much we know how to do, but how we behave when we don't know what to do.
~By John W. Holt, Jr. ~


I've never really understood that. It's a funny thing; people sometimes accuse us of condescending to our characters somehow-that to me is kind of inexplicable.
~By Joel Coen ~


No not pigeon holed me as an actor, or as a character, or as to what I could do - but what I would do... and the fact is the things you don't do are almost as important as as the things that you do.
~By Dabney Coleman ~


The magnitude of the atomic weight determines the character of the element, just as the magnitude of the molecule determines the character of a compound body.
~By Dmitri Mendeleev ~


You don't become the character.
~By Peter Fonda ~


But to be part of helping create a character and be a part of something from the beginning - the excitement of it - it doesn't get any better.
~By Sarah Chalke ~


We started getting the script to different people and we were in the business of trying to fund it so we could get it off and running, and all the characters and sets designed and everything.
~By Don Bluth ~


Heart and head are the constituent parts of character; temperament has almost nothing to do with it, and, therefore, character is dependent upon education, and is susceptible of being corrected and improved.
~By Giacomo Casanova ~


A child's learning is a function more of the characteristics of his classmates than those of the teacher.
~By James S. Coleman ~


The more we study the Indian's character the more we appreciate the marked distinction between the civilized being and the real savage.
~By Nelson A. Miles ~


I would quite like to do a different accent or play something so different from myself because Olivia, the character I play in this film, is similar to me.
~By Charlotte Church ~


In a lot of films, they're showing more complete, developed characters of diverse ethnic backgrounds. The larger concern is to be able to tastefully explore the stereotypes, and still move past them to see the core of people.
~By Forest Whitaker ~


I once did a role which I couldn't rehearse in my street clothes, I had to have the character's costume on before I could rehearse it. I just couldn't think as the character unless I looked like him, or I knew that I looked like him.
~By Tom Wilkinson ~


Whatever your relationship is to your sacred tradition in the West, you have some relationship to the Bible if only through the names of the characters.
~By Anita Diament ~


There's never been any game plan or thread through my career. It's just happened that I've ricocheted from one interesting character to another.
~By Derek Jacobi ~


Character and fate are two words for the same thing.
~By Novalis ~

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