Marco Tempest Quotes
Magicians will always tell you the trick is the most important thing, but I'm more interested in telling a story.
Quotes from other Authors
We shot a bit of 'Hunted' in Tangier, and you are in a very, very different world. It's very difficult to blend in over there.
St. Louis is still a special place for me. I still have my home there. I live there in the offseason. I enjoyed playing in front of 40,000 people every day. I tried to do my best to help the organization win. I had success there. We won two World Series. We went to three. That's something you can't take from me.
I would say to an actor new to the business that it's best to go where you are most comfortable as a person, both in and outside of the business.
I always look up to people like Michael Gambon and Tommy Lee Jones, and I hope that as I mature I will become as craggy as them.
Getting hurt and watching Tom Brady take over and beginning what's been just a spectacular run of his, and to come back and play in the AFC Championship Game against the Steelers in Pittsburgh, and help us win that game, is a memory that stands out very clearly.
Funny is not a color. Being black is only good from the time you get from the curtain to the microphone.
One of the admirable features of British novelists is that they have no scruple about setting their stories in foreign settings with wholly foreign personnel.
The truth is, you can be honest with your friends - but you just can't be honest with the general public if you want to keep your friends.
I didn't want to be the archetypal sponging brother-in-law, so I didn't go into acting when I got to the States. I thought, 'No, I'll go to school and then I'll be an English teacher; that'll be fun.' But I was horrible as a teacher. As hard as I tried, I just couldn't inspire those kids to take an interest in Milton and Shakespeare and Donne.
I hope the wonder of what happens to my characters never goes away. That yearning keeps me writing.
Kimberly Willis Holt
Were there stories I wrote along the way that were terrible clinkers? God, yes. But they were all a product of their time, and I did the best I could.
There's this wonderful first assistant and he'll be saying, 'Now Harry goes down among the dragons.' You have to hold yourself together. Because if you lose it for a second then you're sunk.
I didn't think of myself as a lead player, especially when we did live shows, because me and Keith used to switch around all the time. He'd take a lead, I'd play rhythm. Sometimes even within one song. It wasn't strict and regimented.
When you make art, you get really invested in it. When art happens by accident and you were just along for the ride? It's way more fun.
As our enemies have found we can reason like men, so now let us show them we can fight like men also.
A real diplomat is one who can cut his neighbor's throat without having his neighbor notice it.
I've picked up a great appetite for pastrami on rye and a nice cream soda. It is fantastic. So I have to be careful or I'm going to just get really fat.