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And I've been acting for 39 years, so I define characters differently than I did in say Miami Vice.
~By Edward James Olmos ~


The moment comes when a character does or says something you hadn't thought about. At that moment he's alive and you leave it to him.
~By Graham Greene ~


When we see persons of worth, we should think of equaling them; when we see persons of a contrary character, we should turn inwards and examine ourselves.
~By Confucius ~


All I try to do is as earnestly and as acutely as I can, conceive a character and try to portray this character just honestly. If the humor is within the absurdity and the awfulness of situations, then let it be seen that way.
~By Patrick Warburton ~


I have found it easier to identify with the characters who verge upon hysteria, who were frightened of life, who were desperate to reach out to another person. But these seemingly fragile people are the strong people really.
~By Tennessee Williams ~


We really enjoy entertaining our children with characters. We'll act out all of The Wizard of Oz together.
~By Robin Wright Penn ~


Action, reaction, motivation, emotion, all have to come from the characters. Writing a love scene requires the same elements from the writer as any other.
~By Nora Roberts ~


I don't think you can discriminate against budgets, you know? I'm an actor, I guess, so I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can. If there's a character I think I can play, and they're going to let me do it, I'll do it whether it's $10 or $1 million or more.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


I think I would not be described as a character actor in that I don't take on characteristics which are very alien to me.
~By Jeremy Irons ~


The man that makes a character, makes foes.
~By Edward Young ~


I think the more the actor lets you know what he thinks of the character, the less the audience cares - like a comedian who laughs at his own jokes.
~By Neil LaBute ~


A man never discloses his own character so clearly as when he describes another s.
~By Jean Paul ~


Changes have taken place since year one. When Caruso left, that was a big change. We've been able to adapt nicely. It's given us new opportunities for different characters and story lines.
~By Dennis Franz ~


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


Character is power.
~By Booker T. Washington ~


Of course, I also gave him the ineffable pleasures of pipe smoking. And no children, because when this character was created I did not yet have the four children I later had. I must add I also gave him a certain taste for food.
~By Georges Simenon ~


I don't know what the big issue is about a kiss with Neve Campbell in Wild Things. It's a role, and I think a bigger issue is made out of it. It was a part I took and it's what the character did, so I did it.
~By Denise Richards ~


There were episodes where I would wear seven or eight outfits. It took a lot of time to get those together. What the character wears is very essential to how I create the character.
~By Donna Mills ~


Obama is a very good actor. He knows how to play it. And he is very adept at creating this 'Obama' - this character who is there whenever the world needs something.
~By Jon Voight ~


High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.
~By Tryon Edwards ~


It is the task of several months and it is a fact that a girl, either while rehearsing or actually playing, may be training for some character or feature in some future production not yet definitely fixed even in my own mind.
~By Florenz Ziegfeld ~


I've never done an improvised movie as a fictitious character. I think that's the challenge.
~By Martin Short ~


Most importantly, nothing has happened to change my conviction that freedom and the love of liberty remain the essential defining attributes of our national character as a people.
~By Ibrahim Babangida ~


If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel characters I would like to write.
~By Garth Ennis ~


Friendship is held to be the severest test of character.
~By Charles Eastman ~


I designed all the characters, anyway, and Frank Doyle was doing all the writing. I didn't have any more input on what direction they were going to go with Josie.
~By Dan DeCarlo ~


An influential member of parliament has not only to pay much money to become such, and to give time and labour, he has also to sacrifice his mind too - at least all the characteristics part of it that which is original and most his own.
~By Walter Bagehot ~


The foundation stones for a balanced success are honesty, character, integrity, faith, love and loyalty.
~By Zig Ziglar ~


The first day was memorable for me. I walked into this studio with these giant eyes, slowly met everybody and got to see the story boards and sketches of our characters. I got the see the sets and was just amazed that all this was to be something we all were going to be part of for almost a year.
~By Kyle Schmid ~


Obviously you have to have talent in order to play so you can't overlook that, but we won't overlook the character issue when it comes to talent because if they have talent and they don't have character, it's going to be very difficult to coach that person.
~By Tim Buckley ~


Neither sex, without some fertilization of the complimentary characters of the other, is capable of the highest reaches of human endeavor.
~By Jean-Paul Sartre ~


I don't tend to think of these characters as losers. I like the struggles that people have, people who are feeling like they don't fit into society, because I still sort of feel that way.
~By Steve Buscemi ~


It's all about exploring the more unpredictable aspects in the character, not just fighting people.
~By Victoria Pratt ~


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 ~


The proper time to influence the character of a child is about a hundred years before he is born.
~By Dean Inge ~


When you choose your friends, don't be short-changed by choosing personality over character.
~By W. Somerset Maugham ~


We have hardly an adequate idea how all-powerful law is in forming public opinion, in giving tone and character to the mass of society.
~By Ernestine Rose ~


I think all actors are supposed to be character actors.
~By Dennis Farina ~


I was born with an adult head and a tiny body. Like a 'Peanuts' character.
~By Jon Stewart ~


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 ~


Character is the impulse reined down into steady continuance.
~By Charles Henry Parkhurst ~


I desire to assist in attracting to this profession young men of character and ability, also to help those already engaged in the profession to acquire the highest moral and intellectual training.
~By Joseph Pulitzer ~


But the person who scored well on an SAT will not necessarily be the best doctor or the best lawyer or the best businessman. These tests do not measure character, leadership, creativity, perseverance.
~By William J. Wilson ~


Character is better than ancestry, and personal conduct is of more importance than the highest.
~By Thomas John Barnardo ~


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


I love to come in and play with a wig or glasses or clothes. I love using props. I'm from the Peter Sellers school of trying to prepare for the character.
~By Dan Aykroyd ~


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 ~


Not everyone likes watching rushes, but it makes me work harder, and I don't feel I am watching myself, but watching the progression of the character.
~By Jacqueline Bisset ~


The heart and soul of network programming is series programming, the weekly repetition of characters you like having in your house.
~By Dick Wolf ~


So you eat, you sleep, and then this wonderful child comes out, but you don't feel like you have any control over that process, over her, over her character and who she is.
~By Suzanne Vega ~


It's the emotional trigger points that are important to me because I know if I could believe in the characters and try and imagine how they felt then I'd be able to do something quite honest.
~By Graeme Murphy ~


The interesting part of the process is developing the character, you know, why did he become that? Why is the guy a murderer, or why is this guy a pervert, or whatever he is. So that's the fun part for me to delve into the abyss.
~By Brion James ~


I grew up below the poverty line; I didn't have as much as other people did. I think it made me stronger as a person, it built my character. Now I have a 4.0 grade point average and I want to go to college, and just become a better person.
~By Justin Bieber ~


I would defy people to find a more beautifully developed character than Seven of Nine.
~By Jeri Ryan ~


Chavez made a compete fool of himself in front of the entire world while giving the U.N. a black eye. But the real losers are the Venezuelan people who have to put up with this unstable character every day.
~By J. D. Hayworth ~


I probably wouldn't make a good accountant. I don't even understand what my accountant tells me. But the character is a sort of exaggerated version of me, he's a little more frightened than I am, everything seems so much bigger to him than it does to me.
~By Matthew Broderick ~


A man's character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.
~By Mark Twain ~


A person reveals his character by nothing so clearly as the joke he resents.
~By Georg C. Lichtenberg ~


I don't know how many times I can sit there and talk about my character or my life. It's interesting to talk about experiences in the context of something you're doing for somebody else, and particularly if you can persuade others to join you in your support.
~By Wendie Malick ~


True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
~By Albert Einstein ~


To give a character life in a short space of time, it helps if you arrive on screen with a past.
~By Jeanne Moreau ~


The theater, bringing impersonal masks to life, is only for those who are virile enough to create new life: either as a conflict of passions subtler than those we already know, or as a complete new character.
~By Alfred Jarry ~


The Swords were still interesting but by then a cast of characters had started to appear and go on from book to book, and other things about the world began to feel constricting. And there were other things I wanted to do, so I closed the series up and stopped it.
~By Fred Saberhagen ~


I disliked singing in English and neither liked the story nor the character of Cressida.
~By Walter Legge ~


Individuality is founded in feeling; and the recesses of feeling, the darker, blinder strata of character, are the only places in the world in which we catch real fact in the making, and directly perceive how events happen, and how work is actually done.
~By William James ~


If I am not confident that I can portray the character perfectly on screen, I won't even try.
~By Meryl Streep ~


Nor does the idea of a moral order asserting itself against attack or want of conformity answer in full to our feelings regarding the tragic character.
~By Andrew Coyle Bradley ~


These fallen heroes represent the character of a nation who has a long history of patriotism and honor - and a nation who has fought many battles to keep our country free from threats of terror.
~By Michael N. Castle ~


I think it kind of took being a character actor to kind of now enter into leading ladies.
~By Patricia Clarkson ~


I'm a performer. I push the envelope, I work in a very uncontrolled manner onstage. I do a lot of free association, it's spontaneous, I go into character.
~By Michael Richards ~


The character of a man is known from his conversations.
~By Menander ~


During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.
~By Bernard Baruch ~


I have friends who wear Star Wars costumes and act like the characters all day. I may not be that deep into it, but there's something great about loving what you love and not caring if it's unpopular.
~By Kristen Bell ~


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


The true worth of a race must be measured by the character of its womanhood.
~By Mary Mcleod Bethune ~


I just have my own taste, and I just try and stick with that. I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can for as long as I have an opportunity to.
~By Ryan Gosling ~


I guess because I pay so much attention to the physical part of the character, I don't look upon it as like Charlize Theron up there. I don't think of them as like Charlize Theron films.
~By Charlize Theron ~


Success is always temporary. When all is said and one, the only thing you'll have left is your character.
~By Vince Gill ~


But in film you always watch situations or stories that you really have no relation to. A lot of times just because there's no personal connection doesn't mean you can't connect with the film or the characters in the film.
~By Jay Hernandez ~


I would return to the Blackadder character if the opportunity came up. I have no qualms about that at all.
~By Rowan Atkinson ~


For under certain conditions the chemical atoms emit light waves of a specific length or oscillation frequency - their familiar characteristic spectra - and these can come in the form of electromagnetic waves only from accelerated electric quanta.
~By Johannes Stark ~


Talent develops in quiet places, character in the full current of human life.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


For the last 20 years of my life, I've had the mantra to do amazing parts with amazing people in amazing projects, so I'm attracted to good story, writing and character and good people. That's what I'm always searching for and I don't think that's ever going to change.
~By John Hawkes ~


We must consider the distinctive characters and the general nature of plants from the point of view of their morphology , their behavior under external conditions, their mode of generation, and the whole course of their life.
~By Theophrastus ~


We are all born with a unique genetic blueprint, which lays out the basic characteristics of our personality as well as our physical health and appearance... And yet, we all know that life experiences do change us.
~By Joan D. Vinge ~


Oftentimes what happens is that the writer understands one character, but they don't understand the other one, and the other one ends up not being written as well.
~By Jennifer Beals ~


Character is higher than intellect. A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


Only what we have wrought into our character during life can we take with us.
~By Karl Wilhelm Von Humboldt ~


The exterior cannot do without the interior since it is from this, as from life, that it derives much of its inspiration and character.
~By Stephen Gardiner ~


I made a decision not to work out because I'm lazy and also, the character is not a superhero. I didn't want him to be a buff guy with Jackie Chan moves because the point is he's smarter than your average Joe.
~By Wentworth Miller ~


The man who cannot believe in himself cannot believe in anything else. The basis of all integrity and character is whatever faith we have in our own integrity.
~By Roy L. Smith ~


I'd love to play a gangster but I think people might say I looked a bit too young and cheeky to play a character who'd just blown someones head off!
~By Dominic Monaghan ~


Failure's not a bad thing. It builds character. It makes you stronger.
~By Billy Dee Williams ~


Nothing goes further toward a man's liberation than the act of surviving his need for character.
~By John Ciardi ~


Hard work spotlights the character of people: some turn up their sleeves, some turn up their noses, and some don't turn up at all.
~By Sam Ewing ~


The Greeks already understood that there was more interest in portraying an unusual character than a usual character - that is the purpose of films and theatre.
~By Isabelle Huppert ~


I have not thought too much about the psychology or life of the character Jonas in some time.
~By Corin Nemec ~


I am constantly getting letters from inconsistancies in the back stories of these characters.
~By Joe Murray ~


I often concentrate on the eyes and lips, they are great indicators of mood and feeling, and I find that I can project character into my portraits by bringing the viewer's attention to these areas.
~By Robert Ryan ~


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

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