Leo Tolstoy Quotes
The two most powerful warriors are patience and time.
Quotes from other Authors
If you do a scene and you really like a character in it or a premise in it to write it down and to work on it so that you can have five or six characters that you can pull out in an audition.
The photographs of space taken by our astronauts have been published all over the place. But the eye is a much more dynamic mechanism than any camera or pictures. It's a more exciting view in person than looking at the photographs. Of course, I personally am sick and tired of hearing people talk like that: I want to see it myself!
'E.T.' was a healing movie; it was a heart movie. It was all about getting about getting home and love.
There is dissatisfaction among a great many Christian people. They are not happy with what they have and, therefore, respond readily to the message of the restored gospel.
Gordon Bitner Hinckley
I had a lot of fun bantering back and forth with Kennedy. But for ease and comfort, it would be Gerald Ford. He was a down-home type. I came from the Midwest and he came from the Midwest. He was nonaggressive and kindly.
I read the papers, I surf the Web. At the beginning of the year, I try to see at least two episodes of every show on our network. Am I surfing? All the time. I'm aware of the landscape. I'm a competitor, so I have to know whom I'm competing with.
Naturally, when one makes progressive steps, there may be some who see it as a betrayal of their goals and interests.
I think of a book and a play, or a book and a movie, as two separate things - I don't think of it as my novel having a new life.
I was so wild and crazy and dumb in my car. It didn't run but 30 miles an hour. You made do.
A wise human would have an understanding of the supply chain and how the pieces fit together. But it's against our nature to think about it.
She jerked away from me like a startled fawn might, if I had a startled fawn and it jerked away from me.
Even though I disagree with many of the changes, when I see the privates graduate at the end of the day, when they walk off that drill field at the end of the ceremony, they are still fine privates; outstanding, well motivated privates.
Ronald Lee Ermey
I've had people ask me to come and work for them. I went to Vienna and did three scenes in a movie for a guy that I met at a retrospective of Cassavetes films. It's a great way to travel, to meet people, to see different countries and cultures.
When I sit down to make a set list I usually think, 'We'll build it up here, take it down here, go into a quiet section here, explode here,' in a way that there's a flow and it doesn't feel like shuffle on an iPod.
I just hate one-dimensional portrayals of religion; it's too cheap and easy to do, and ignores the nuances that go into having a belief system.