At every stage of my career I have had interesting and cordial colleagues, some of whom are close friends.
I have never had trouble with any actor being able to visualise things. They are amazing. As long as you have your monster head on a long stick, so you can hold it up there and you can wave it around and let them see it and explain it to them, they are just great.
Many people and governments share the mistaken belief that science, with new, ingenious devices and techniques, can rescue us from the troubles we face without our having to mend our ways and change our patterns of activity. This is not so.
Henry W. Kendall
I want to be a fun mom. Not a gasping for air mom.
If the United States of America or Britain is having elections, they don't ask for observers from Africa or from Asia. But when we have elections, they want observers.
America must be the teacher of democracy, not the advertiser of the consumer society. It is unrealistic for the rest of the world to reach the American living standard.
The magazine, the daytime show, we've always tried to write affordable, accessible. Those are key words for us, and I do mean us, a huge staff of people at the magazine who love to cook affordable, friendly food that helps families eat better for less.
I contend the state ought to do its thing and provide legal rights for all couples who want to be joined together for life. The church should bless unions that it sees fit to bless, and they should be called marriages.
One of the most pervasive political visions of our time is the vision of liberals as compassionate and conservatives as less caring.
Thus, the focus on this main political goal must become more visible in EU politics and to achieve this, we need a political impulse. It must be clear what the priorities on the agenda are.
Movies are about escape.
George A. Romero
It was a perfect marriage. She didn't want to and he couldn't.
I understand by this passion the union of desire, friendship, and tenderness, which is inflamed by a single female, which prefers her to the rest of her sex, and which seeks her possession as the supreme or the sole happiness of our being.
Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
The camera is a killing chamber, which speeds up the time it claims to be conserving. Like coffins exhumed and priced open, the photographs put on show what we were and what we will be again.
All that a city will ever allow you is an angle on it -- an oblique, indirect sample of what it contains, or what passes through it; a point of view.
My dad, Donald, was a vet and had a practice in Yorkshire. Cats and dogs were his bread and butter, but his greatest love was large animals.
I make no secret of the fact that I would rather lie on a sofa than sweep beneath it. But you have to be efficient if you're going to be lazy.
Life is too short to stuff a mushroom.
My business is to teach my aspirations to confirm themselves to fact, not to try and make facts harmonize with my aspirations.
Arguably the only goods people need these days are food and happiness.
Sir Terence Conran
The Japanese have a wonderful sense of design and a refinement in their art. They try to produce beautiful paintings with the minimum number of strokes.
Without music, life is a journey through a desert.
The meaning of life is not to be discovered only after death in some hidden, mysterious realm on the contrary, it can be found by eating the succulent fruit of the Tree of Life and by living in the here and now as fully and creatively as we can.
Many of us spend our lives searching for success when it is usually so close that we can reach out and touch it.
Russel H. Conwell
Humility is truth.
When a man has done all he can do, still there is a mighty, mysterious agency over which he needs influence to secure success. The one way he can reach it is by prayer.
No matter what you do, do it to your utmost. I always attribute my success to always requiring myself to do my level best, if only in driving a tack in straight.
Let every man or woman here, if you never hear me again, remember this, that if you wish to be great at all, you must begin where you are and with what you are. He who would be great anywhere must first be great in his own Philadelphia.
Though language forms the preacher, 'Tis good works make the man.
Better build schoolrooms for the boy, than cells and gibbets for the man.
Why should we strive, with cynic frown, to knock their fairy castles down?
Power and position often make a man trifle with the truth.
George A. Smith
Oh, how cruelly sweet are the echoes that start when memory plays an old tune on the heart!
Who would not rather trust and be deceived?
I had ambition not only to go farther than any man had ever been before, but as far as it was possible for a man to go.
James R. Cook
I do find comedy difficult. I don't know why. Maybe I think about it too much. There's a tremendous amount of pressure to be funny.
You are never giving, nor can you ever give, enough service.
Of all my wife's relations I like myself the best.
Humor expands our limited picture frame and gets us to see more than just our problem.
Conscience is our magnetic compass; reason our chart.
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