Compliments Quotes

  • It is an eternal obligation toward the human being not to let him suffer from hunger when one has a chance of coming to his assistance.
  • Comedy has to be so much cleaner than drama. You can't layer it in the way you can a dramatic performance. Which is why it's more difficult than drama - you don't have so many tricks.
  • I love bummer songs.
  • Richard Marquand, on Jedi, was very much an actor's director.
  • I'm not handled. I'm not crafted by slick, high-priced consultants. I'm a real person, a genuine person, a struggling person in Connecticut.
  • I am available to all women - all women who can afford me, that is.
  • Well, she managed to - Barbara was capable of doing practically anything if she set her mind to it. In retrospect, I'm not surprised that Barbara managed to get collect calls through.
  • I've always been inspired by Don Quixote as a role model of sorts, of the power of books to sort of make you insane in maybe a beautiful way.
  • When I made 'Terminator 3,' I learned something about directing actors to behave like robots. And one of the key things I learned is that if an actor tries to play a robot, he or she risks playing it mechanically in a way that makes the performance uninteresting.
  • I love baseball. I love watching baseball. As a broadcaster, I get to watch the best 700 players put on the uniform year after year. That, to me, is exciting.
  • Comedy has to do with holding and releasing tension; it's very technical. It's more technical than drama.
  • I get paid to go work with people I've admired since forever, and I get to learn from them? What? I would pay to go sit and be a fly on the wall!
  • I had an almost fetishistic attraction to film technology.
  • The only thing I care about is my family.
  • I started my first business out of my college dorm room - DJ Connection - and grew it to more than 4,000 events per year. Sounds easy, but while doing that, I made every mistake in the book.
  • Well, the rollout of new technology always affects how wizards do business.
  • If I was to direct a movie about a super-confident guy, first of all I would hate that character. I can do a super-confident guy who crashes and burns and has to rebuild himself as somebody humble. But a super-confident guy that just gets more confident and gets the girl and the money and more success? That's not interesting.
  • At heart I am a librarian, a bird-watcher, a transcendentalist, a gardener, a spinster, a monk.
  • I remember being out here at the Sunset Marquis, and whoever knocked on the door, I would take that picture that I was writing and I would put that in the typewriter, so when I had the meeting, they would say: 'Oh, you're working on it right now?'
  • In regards to your love life, you're just entering into a whole of pain if you talk about it. If you've never said anything, there are no sound bites to haunt you when you're crying into a box of Kleenex after it all goes wrong.
  • When I got large enough to go to work, while employed I was reflecting on many things that would present themselves to my imagination; and whenever an opportunity occurred of looking at a book, when the school-children were getting their lessons, I would find many things that the fertility of my own imagination had depicted to me before.
  • It's a wonderful experience to look at our Earth.
  • I go into the whole composer thing quite open to keep on going and keep on trying different things because you never know... the next idea you have might be the one.
  • The lighting is so important. One thing that makes me nuts about the lighting now is that they spend an enormous amount of time lighting the set, the background. But the most important thing in the scene is the actor.
  • I don't think that Slaughterhouse-Five was successful movie material. In fact, Vonnegut's books mostly I don't feel are movie material.