Antony Beevor Quotes
I get slightly obsessive about working in archives because you don't know what you're going to find. In fact, you don't know what you're looking for until you find it.
— Antony Beevor
When we blindly adopt a religion, a political system, a literary dogma, we become automatons. We cease to grow.
I'm in the perfect position. It's a sports position and a political position where I can help better the lives of athletes around the world.
I don't know when acting came to be more about awards than about the work. Judging who's better than the other person shouldn't be part of why we're doing this job. It should be about entertaining people.
Science is very good at answering the 'how' questions. 'How did the universe evolve to the form that we see?' But it is woefully inadequate in addressing the 'why' questions. 'Why is there a universe at all?' These are the meaning questions, which many people think religion is particularly good at dealing with.
I felt in a lot of instances I was deliberately being put through stress because when you're a guy who generates money, people have a vested interested in controlling you.
If you are neutral in situations of injustice, you have chosen the side of the oppressor. If an elephant has its foot on the tail of a mouse and you say that you are neutral, the mouse will not appreciate your neutrality.
Suffering produces a recursion to the tribe, to one's own kind. When a lot of people suffer, tribes lose their head.
I've never figured out who 'Heath Ledger' is on film: 'This is what you expect when you hire me, and it will be recognizable.'
I write a lot in my head. The revision goes on internally. It's not spontaneous and it doesn't have a schedule.
I've lived nearby since 1981 and probably have averaged one run a week there. That's more than 1000 repetitions, and I have yet to tire of this course.
Starting my own business was kind of a wakeup call in a number of different ways. I had to meet a payroll every week, and we had to satisfy customers, and we had competitors that we had to compete with in order to have those customers come into our stores, and we had to compete with other employers for our employees.
I had stories that needed more space than the hour and a half or two hours a movie gives you.
Exercise is about being grateful for the body you have and sustaining the life you have.
Nicole Ari Parker
With my pictures, what I hope is that it encourages the reader to imagine more pictures of his own.
The first movie I appeared in was Carry On Cowboy, though not as an actor. I was just riding horses.
I try to combine in my paintings cinematic feeling, emotional feeling, and sometimes actually writing on the page to combine all the different elements of communication.
I'm a romantic realist. I knew I would become a star, just as I know some day the bubble will burst.