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No change of circumstances can repair a defect of character.
~By Ralph Waldo Emerson ~


I would like any type of character that I could be creative with and totally delve into.
~By Noah Hathaway ~


When you have an idea for a story, you want those characters to reach as many people as you can. I think you normally think of prose as a way of doing that. It fits our time, the culture.
~By Robert Morgan ~


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 ~


I just loved playing the mean girl. When you're not like a character, it's kind of fun to play.
~By Ashley Tisdale ~


But having said all of that, that still doesn't account for a lot of the increase in popularity which stems, I think, from Lincoln's personal characteristics.
~By David Herbert Donald ~


Character is the basis of happiness and happiness the sanction of character.
~By George Santayana ~


Finally, after a lot of searching and digging, it was simply the love of family that gave me a road into the character. Once I got into that, and we delved into what it would be like to survive cancer and the ability to see how precious life is, it became easier to play her.
~By Jeanne Tripplehorn ~


History is the record of an encounter between character and circumstances.
~By Donald Creighton ~


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


We have created characters and animated them in the dimension of depth, revealing through them to our perturbed world that the things we have in common far outnumber and outweigh those that divide us.
~By Walt Disney ~


The advice that I usually give to young actors is that if you can create a character for the stage and keep that character fresh for at least 6 months that means you're doing the show eight times a week.
~By Joe Morton ~


A strong body makes the mind strong. As to the species of exercises, I advise the gun. While this gives moderate exercise to the body, it gives boldness, enterprise and independence to the mind. Games played with the ball, and others of that nature, are too violent for the body and stamp no character on the mind. Let your gun therefore be your constant companion of your walks.
~By Thomas Jefferson ~


People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction.
~By Cecilia Bartoli ~


I really love the process, with stage, of rehearsal, you get to create a character, and you have a beginning, a middle, and an end of story. And in television, you don't.
~By Sasha Alexander ~


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 ~


Be more concerned with your character than your reputation, because your character is what you really are, while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
~By John Wooden ~


Scouting ought to be about building character, not about sex. Period. Precious few parents enroll their boys in the Scouts to get a crash course in sexual orientation.
~By Rick Perry ~


Man looks in the abyss, there's nothing staring back at him. At that moment, man finds his character. And that is what keeps him out of the abyss.
~By Hal Holbrook ~


When they do bring on new people, it's good for the show. It's like getting a new toy. The writers enjoy it because it's a whole new character that they can write for, one that they aren't used to writing for. They can try different things.
~By Mark-Paul Gosselaar ~


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 ~


I'm one of those writers who, when writing, believes she's god-and that she hasn't bestowed free will on any of her characters. In that sense there are no surprises in any of my books.
~By Lynn Abbey ~


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 ~


I lost 90 pounds and my blood pressure went down to a normal level and the salt in my urine disappeared. And that was when I had to make the transition from fat character actor to thin character actor.
~By Ron Perlman ~


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


Well, you know, what's better? To play a character who stays stuck in the same baggage year after year, or to play a character who gets beyond that and goes to a new level?
~By Andreas Katsulas ~


I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress.
~By Stacey Dash ~


Looking back Little Lulu was an early feminist, but at the time I just thought she was a really feisty developed comic strip character.
~By Bill Griffith ~


I play a recurring role for a character named Doctor Imo. I assist the villain and show up from time to time.
~By Keir Dullea ~


Being an actor myself I realize that all actors believe they are qualified to play any role. If you showed me a script with a black woman character I would tell you that I could do it. That is what we do. We act as if we are someone else.
~By Richard Masur ~


One thing I hate in movies is when the camera starts circling around the characters. I find that totally fake.
~By Takeshi Kitano ~


I am always more interested in performance and character depiction, and my direction says as much.
~By Lasse Hallstrom ~


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 ~


And I always had this idea for making a movie about a femme fatale, because I like these characters. They're a lot of fun, they're sexy, they're manipulative, they're dangerous.
~By Brian De Palma ~


I was doing Hamlet in the off-season, and I had a specific idea in my mind about what I wanted that character to look like, and because it's going to lead into the next year, I knew that it was going to have to be established somewhere in the show.
~By Michael Shanks ~


I try to find what is closest to me in the character. There's many sides to personality, but it's a matter of, do you entertain those specific areas of your personality, or are you afraid to entertain them?
~By Corin Nemec ~


On the contrary, the characteristic element of the present situation is that economic questions have finally and irrevocably invaded the domain of public life and politics.
~By Arthur Henderson ~


The characteristic of the hour is that the commonplace mind, knowing itself to be commonplace, has the assurance to proclaim the rights of the commonplace and to impose them wherever it will.
~By Jose Ortega y Gasset ~


But the more we search the Scriptures, the more we perceive, in this doctrine, the fundamental truth of the gospel - that truth which gives to redemption its character, and to all other truths their real power.
~By John Nelson Darby ~


Well, rather than to give you my impression on Los Angeles, per se, my older sister's husband is and American, therefore I have a pretty good idea of the, perhaps the characteristics of Americans in general.
~By Nobuo Uematsu ~


Hitman does well and it certainly does well enough to survive, but at the same time I don't want to involve the character into the DC Universe even if it meant more sales, to the point where we sort of upset the balance that we have at the moment.
~By Garth Ennis ~


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


Characters can be mysterious and you're not really sure which way they might turn at a given point.
~By Michael Zaslow ~


Writing is truly a creative art - putting word to a blank piece of paper and ending up with a full-fledged story rife with character and plot.
~By William Shatner ~


I think in Vice and American Me I played very silent, rigid characters and people remember them.
~By Edward James Olmos ~


I want to do a little bit of everything. I want to play a good, strong female character.
~By Shannon Elizabeth ~


It's a hard thing to age a character because you can't really suddenly give someone gray hair.
~By Alison Bechdel ~


Life is a quarry, out of which we are to mold and chisel and complete a character.
~By Samuel Butler ~


Nothing shows a man's character more than what he laughs at.
~By Johann Wolfgang von Goethe ~


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


Mr. Truman studiously avoided giving power to his White House staff that has been characteristic of recent administrations. Staff people in the White House, with no responsibility but incredible authority is one of the reasons we're now in so much trouble.
~By Stuart Symington ~


I admire directors so much, I find them incredible: they manage such a huge number of people of different characters, think of the money involved.
~By Catherine Deneuve ~


Power is so characteristically calm, that calmness in itself has the aspect of strength.
~By Edward G. Bulwer-Lytton ~


I've never played a character where I've had so much fun on the physical end. I don't want to say I like it too much but it's fun having a gun on you and getting to manhandle men.
~By Charlotte Ross ~


The story follows the whole family. But pretty much all the characters who are in jail have written a book about it, so you've got their perspective of it, however skewed they want you to see it.
~By Marguerite Moreau ~


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 ~


The relationship between reader and characters is very difficult. It is even more peculiar than the relationship between the writer and his characters.
~By Guillermo Cabrera Infante ~


He has the common feeling of his profession. He enjoys a statement twice as much if it appears in fine print, and anything that turns up in a footnote... takes on the character of divine revelation.
~By Margaret Halsey ~


Characteristics of a popular politician: a horrible voice, bad breeding, and a vulgar manner.
~By Aristophanes ~


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


It is characteristic of all deep human problems that they are not to be approached without some humor and some bewilderment.
~By Freeman Dyson ~


It has been said that a nation reveals its character by the values it upholds.
~By Kay Granger ~


I can't wait til I get the chance to be a character and how my face looks isn't the first consideration.
~By Kelly Lynch ~


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 ~


To me, it's the kiss of death when you start winking at the audience as an actor. I just never liked it. I don't like it when we do monologues, looking into the character.
~By Thomas Jane ~


I have, in some ways, saved characters that have been marginalized by society by playing them - and having them still have dignity and still survive, still get through it.
~By Jodie Foster ~


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


So many people have said that to me, that what they really like about Alex is what she brings out in Marissa, and what this situation brings out in her, a hint of happiness and another side to her character.
~By Olivia Wilde ~


It's easier to play a dim character, for me, because I have a natural bent for comedy. It's not intrinsic for me to be crafty, so I would have to go outside for a source of origin. I think of myself as pretty dim.
~By Stephen Root ~


When we see men of worth, we should think of equalling them; when we see men of a contrary character, we should turn inward and examine ourselves.
~By Gustave Courbet ~


It was kind of scary because working with Woody Allen becomes sort of a big deal in your mind. He directs in that Woody Allen character some of the time - he has these idiosyncrasies that are really charming and funny.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


For our vanity is such that we hold our own characters immutable, and we are slow to acknowledge that they have changed, even for the better.
~By E. M. Forster ~


Having your own character in a video game is pretty cool.
~By Josie Maran ~


The Black Mountain poet I like most is the early Creeley. Those early poems seem very lyrical and very traditional, with a lot of voice and character.
~By Robert Morgan ~


It's more like can I build a group of characters and can I tell some universal truths that feel real and aren't formulaic in the spirit of filmmakers gone by who've told American stories that were personal and universal as well.
~By Cameron Crowe ~


This character's entirely invented, and the woman that I interviewed wouldn't recognize herself, or really anything about herself, in this book, which she hasn't read, because she doesn't read English.
~By Arthur Golden ~


New York in a way functions as another character within the story, as it does within most of Woody Allen's stories.
~By Radha Mitchell ~


There were some things that I found I really enjoyed singing about; like, on the title track, there's this film-noir character of a woman who's sort of losing it in a room.
~By Diana Krall ~


If you watch young children play, you will notice that they create games, characters, situations, whole worlds in which they immerse themselves with intense concentration.
~By Daniel Greenberg ~


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 ~


Studying cows, pigs and chickens can help an actor develop his character. There are a lot of things I learned from animals. One was that they couldn't hiss or boo me.
~By James Dean ~


It would be nice to say the rich people, the fancy people, all behaved like bastards and the poor slobs all came through like heroes. But as a matter of fact, sometimes the poor slobs behave like slobs and the great, noble, privileged characters come off very well, indeed.
~By Walter Lord ~


I loved playing Go Go, because the character's so extreme. And she's pretty close to my real character. Especially the fact that she liked her sword with a lot of accessories.
~By Chiaki Kuriyama ~


The study of the human character opens at once a beautiful and a deformed picture of the soul.
~By Mercy Otis Warren ~


God, that all-powerful Creator of nature and architect of the world, has impressed man with no character so proper to distinguish him from other animals, as by the faculty of speech.
~By Marcus Fabius Quintilian ~


Reduced to its lowest terms, the great struggle which now rocks the whole earth more and more takes on the character of a struggle of the individual versus the state.
~By J. Reuben Clark ~


I think the eyes are very revealing and can expose a lot about a persons mood or character.
~By Jonathan Shapiro ~


The most important basis of any novel is wanting to be someone else, and this means creating a character.
~By Antonio Tabucchi ~


I think if I weren't so beautiful, maybe, I'd have more character.
~By Jerry Hall ~


One of the ways I think I gain fodder for characters is by watching people.
~By Edie Falco ~


Every relationship between two individuals or two groups will be characterized by the ratio of secrecy that is involved in it.
~By Georg Simmel ~


You know, I have some issues. But I just love to play different characters all the time, and I try not to repeat myself too much.
~By Rachel McAdams ~


I have to have a character worth caring about. I tend not to start writing books about people I don't have a lot of sympathy for because I'm just going to be with them too long.
~By Richard Russo ~


Things that go on at Happy Times are very funny this year, and if you were watching last year, some of the people you saw then as basically extras emerge as real characters in their own right this season, at least to some degree.
~By Ellen Muth ~


My character Lena is somebody who responds to people in a very simple way. I didn't have to take myself off to a darkened room to concentrate, I just had to try and be open. It's an interesting, subtle relationship.
~By Emily Watson ~


Adam Sandler is truly brilliant. He plays these goofy characters, but he is a brilliant fellow.
~By Henry Winkler ~


Practically every movie that shows the pope or even a bishop as a character, and in much of western literature of the last 300 or 400 years, these are portrayed as awful figures.
~By Michael Novak ~


I've been allowed to develop my own character, which I'm still working on.
~By Rue McClanahan ~


Love is the expression of one's values, the greatest reward you can earn for the moral qualities you have achieved in your character and person, the emotional price paid by one man for the joy he receives from the virtues of another.
~By Ayn Rand ~


You can take charge, kick ass, do whatever you have to do and it's okay. You can blow people up. These are things that are okay for cartoon characters to do.
~By Joan Severance ~

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