Honore de Balzac Quotes
It is easy to sit up and take notice, What is difficult is getting up and taking action.
Quotes from other Authors
So much of listening to lyrically driven music is projecting your own feelings and experiences into the music.
When I'm stuck for a closing to a lyric, I will drag out my last resort: overwhelming illogic.
Psychoanalysis has a degree of unreliability about it. You will never know whether you've found the truth. You may find a subjective truth, but you don't know.
Despite the painful changes we have had to make, we continue to believe in the St. Louis market. And we are hoping to add flights, in a careful way, as the economics of our business improve and the demands of the traveling public in St. Louis become clear.
In a fit of pique, I said to my agent, 'I'm going to write something you can sell.' The idea was to write a straight page-turner, with no literary conceits.
Decide very early on: do you want to be an actor or do you want to be famous? Because they're very different routes.
You come before me this morning with clean hands and clean collars. I want you to have clean tongues, clean manners, clean morals and clean characters.
Well, it's more of a sane life to be part of an ensemble! I find that the work can be more specific too and I have to really make sure I know where I am in the story because I'm not in every scene.
I feel like I'm only in the beginning of my career. I've only made five albums. It's not a lot.
Good breeding consists in concealing how much we think of ourselves and how little we think of the other person.
My first real kiss was in seventh grade. It was at the movie 'Hardball,' starring Keanu Reeves, and it was with my little sixth grade girlfriend. It was the first time we were alone. Her mom was sitting two rows in front of us!
It took me forever, learning improvisation, because I had studied with Lee Strasberg - I dropped out of Chicago and went to his classes in New York for a couple of years, once or twice a week. What I didn't realize was I was learning directing because he wasn't all that good about acting, not for me.
The Toothbrush mustache is the most powerful configuration of facial hair the world has ever known. It overpowers whoever touches it. By merely doodling a Toothbrush mustache on a poster, you make a political statement.
Sweet as sweetest Grecian honey will my song be when I sing, O Beloved, in the season of the Spring!
It was dog food. Beef livers with onions in a can. You open it up and it looks like vomit.