Marilyn Monroe Quotes
The body is meant to be seen, not all covered up.
Quotes from other Authors
When I first started painting, I had an interesting nightmare about Cleveland - I dreamed the houses there were encased in this free-floating cage structure. I guess Cleveland was a confining place for me, even though my parents weren't too conservative.
If you want to write something of length, however modern and radical, you must live the life of an elderly gentleman of the 1950s.
I don't feel that as an artist my job is to offer PR propaganda, whether for the good or for the bad.
If you want to fight a war on drugs, sit down at your own kitchen table and talk to your own children.
It is unthinkable to have a British countryside that doesn't have actual functioning farmers riding tractors, cows in fields, things like that.
I guess I just don't like being physically in front of people I don't know very well, because I expect to be "seen through," or, even worse, instantly hated.
I never got a chance to take advantage of 'Superbad' at school because I graduated before it came out, so I never got to use any of my fame to pick up girls and go to cool parties.
What we are seeking so frantically elsewhere may turn out to be the horse we have been riding all along.
All history is defined by shifting modes of reality and time and how things change. That's what I love about cinema. It changes in the moment.
Filmmaking is a completely imperfect art form that takes years and, over those years, the movie tells you what it is. Mistakes happen, accidents happen and true great films are the results of those mistakes and the decisions that those directors make during those moments.
Dogs and other animals - goats, donkeys, cows, a grumpy rooster - continue to change my writing life.
The Israelites' slavery in Egypt is the equivalent of our slavery to sin. God sent Moses to deliver them from bondage, and He sent Jesus Christ to set us free.
I kind of miss writing songs the way that I used to write songs, in the sense that I would just sit down, and all these words that told a story would come out. There's one Bon Iver song called 'Blood Bank' that is more representative of an older lineage of songs, which I like and I sort of miss. But it just doesn't happen anymore for me.
Everyone has the right to their lives and to look the way they want to! Tomorrow I can put on 25 kilos... it's my choice, my body!
I love shooting, when the character is interesting and the script is interesting, but the research beforehand is really fun. The whole process makes me anxious and restless, and I have trouble sleeping, just trying to figure out the character.
The thing to do, it seems to me, is to prepare yourself so you can be a rainbow in somebody else's cloud. Somebody who may not look like you. May not call God the same name you call God - if they call God at all. I may not dance your dances or speak your language. But be a blessing to somebody. That's what I think.
I wrote about wasting time, which I suppose is a part of the great human journey. We're supposed to wallow, to go through the desert without water for a long time so that when we finally drink it, we'll truly need it and we won't spill a drop. It's about being present.