Thomas Wentworth Higginson Quotes
Great men are rarely isolated mountain peaks; they are the summits of ranges.
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I think a badly crafted, great idea for a new film with a ton of spelling mistakes is just 100 times better than a well-crafted stale script.
When I was little, I didn't know you got paid for acting. My parents put the money in the bank for me, but I just thought it was this fun thing that I was so excited to do. You got to be on the set and get a little bit of makeup and be on camera.
I think it's part of being English, particularly if you are middle-class - you're always looking to be reminded that you are no good and you are always actually embarrassed about being successful.
If I told you all the people that have secretly told me I've influenced them, you'd never believe it, and you'll never see it in print, either.
I keep trying to perfect my mother's meatloaf recipe. I will never get it perfect, but I'm getting closer.
Musician jokes are a kind of joke that usually have to do with how much money someone makes. Musicians are always starving, so they're really mean to each other about who makes what.
My idea for the Jamison Project was rather like a pickup company. The idea was to give the dancers a taste of the menu. Today, dancers need to try as many companies as possible without having a drop-dead loyalty to me or anyone else. They like to have the leeway to go their own way.
I would like to be an actress in Hollywood and win an Oscar. The only difference is my height.
What is called a sincere work is one that is endowed with enough strength to give reality to an illusion.
We cannot continue. Our pension costs and health care costs for our employees are going to bankrupt this city.
I enjoy people who have passion, whether it is as a musician or whatever they do. All people who have success keep it very basic. Try your best. But without passion, you will not have success.
Be mobile at all times, even if it causes you suffering or feelings of loneliness. Unless you're willing to do that, you're never going to get the bigger rewards.
I'm enjoying my life, post-menopause, so much. It's just so great to grow into yourself, and not be bothered with all that tyranny of biology.
I'm an activist for gay marriage equality and children's rights. I'm the face of Share Our Strength.