Make Quotes

  • The chief difficulty which prevents men of science from believing in divine as well as in nature Spirits is their materialism.
  • I believe that stories are incredibly important, possibly in ways we don't understand, in allowing us to make sense of our lives, in allowing us to escape our lives, in giving us empathy and in creating the world that we live in.
  • There is no such thing as a crazy dog person in New York. Are there people who are completely insane about their dogs? Hordes. But cat people may as well have whiskers and tails themselves. That's because their pets' lack of social need taps straight into our worst fears as the human inhabitants of New York.
  • We live in an unsafe world.
  • I don't have any fear of intimacy, but rather thrive on it, which is rare in a public person.
  • You can make all the birth plans in the world, but at the end of the day - go with the flow.
  • In the long run, we shape our lives, and we shape ourselves. The process never ends until we die. And the choices we make are ultimately our own responsibility.
  • Words make a world of difference. Over time, they become charged with inference and allusion and, deployed effectively, they have the power to change the very fabric of our civilisation.
  • You make your own luck by working hard, you know?
  • Mel Gibson doesn't need your judgment, he needs your prayers.
  • When you make an exploitation film, you always want to have a real issue. That's how they were always done.
  • You cannot make money with a hockey team. You cannot make money with a hotel, either, and you cannot make money with a golf club. I have all three of them. When you have a certain amount of money, you do silly things - because it's pretty to have a golf course and it's interesting to have a hockey team.
  • The vast majority of Muslims living here are peaceful citizens. Unfortunately, however, we also see religious and political fanaticism among Muslim groups in Germany.
  • You can make it if you try, push a little harder, think a little deeper.
  • You don't make a poem with ideas, but with words.
  • You just make yourself available to be full of love. And to be truthful and honest, 100 percent.
  • You can make more friends in two months by becoming really interested in other people, than you can in two years by trying to get other people interested in you.
  • You make a product, and you put it out, and you do it with as much excellence and also wisdom as possible, and then it's the Lord that drives it and determines where it will go.
  • You could make the most beautiful film, and that weekend it's raining too hard on the East Coast, and no one goes out. Artists should have a chance to do it again. That's the challenge: Women artists don't get a second chance. People-of-color artists don't get a second chance. You're put in director's jail, and that's a wrap.
  • When you make the kind of movies I make, you get weird letters from people.
  • There was a thing on Facebook that said, 'Describe George Clooney's wedding in three words,' and my answer was, 'Not invited again.'
  • It is chiefly through books that we enjoy intercourse with superior minds. In the best books, great men talk to us, give us their most precious thoughts, and pour their souls into ours.
  • I think that I'm busy in the present, and I don't want to go back. Well, there's been an unauthorized biography, and you can't stop them. It didn't worry me.
  • We are a society that treats people with disabilities with condescension and pity, not dignity and respect.
  • Design is the courage and brilliance to cover an original and make it different.
  • When you make that crossover from life to real life, when you're not treated as a child anymore but as a man, and you are no longer given the benefit of the doubt, it takes some courage to face that.
  • When I came to America in 1978, I was a huge sports fan - the problem was, my sport was cricket. Shockingly enough, no one wanted to talk cricket with me!
  • You can't make an action movie without action, and so, you can't make a romance movie without romance.
  • I've been writing songs since I was at least 20. That's what I wanted to do before I became a model.
  • Women make natural anarchists and revolutionaries because they've always been second-class citizens, kinda having had to claw their way up. I mean, who made up all the rules in the culture? Men - white male corporate society. So why wouldn't a woman want to rebel against that?
  • When you make music, you're forming these invisible vibrations in the air into different shapes and consistencies and speeds in order to create music, and understanding how the math of that works just gives you more colors to paint with, and allows you to get to what you want quicker.
  • But we made a decision based on the fact that we have been up there a long time and that we feel that the seniority is important to the people of Louisiana.
  • When you make a record, I always imagine people dancing to it. If the chef thinks it tastes good, then there will be someone who ultimately believes the same thing.
  • I do think the challenge, in a way for me, is to write a narrative film and when you finish watching it you feel like it's a collage. You tell the narrative, you tell the story, but you feel like you've created this tapestry. But it also has a shape, a story.
  • You must make some decisions Wall Street dislikes.
  • You make the movie through the cinematography - it sounds quite a simple idea, but it was like a huge revelation to me.
  • You make due with the time you have here. Hopefully when you pass on, somebody can look back and say, 'Wow, they made a difference in some kind of way.'
  • When you make a film for a million and a half dollars and it opens at 20 million, the next question out of everyone's mouth is, 'When's the next one, when's the next one, when's the next one?'
  • People retire to do what I do every day.
  • You can make clothing as art, but I like the idea of my clothes actually being worn and being useful to women.
  • You can make a very good argument that society would be much worse off if you let 10 rapists and murderers free rather than put one poor, wrongly accused accountant in prison. And so my only point on that is that it should open up an argument. It should not sort of settle one, because nobody disagrees with it.
  • I'm a big State Fair person, and my main goal is to eat as much food as possible, but I tend not to do the foods on a stick. But I like Big Fat Bacon.
  • Evolution is a tinkerer.
  • The world of contemporary art has, in a way, exponentially expanded in the last couple of decades, and almost every major city in Europe and Asia and North America has fallen over themselves to have their own contemporary art museum.
  • You make a movie with some people, you become friends over the process of making this movie and then... you go your own way.
  • It's best to have failure happen early in life. It wakes up the Phoenix bird in you so you rise from the ashes.
  • I think that I was slightly naive. I thought that if I showed people the beauty of the Arctic and the beauty of the polar bears that they would care so much that they would stand up and try to make a change.
  • Success is a consequence and must not be a goal.