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I try to learn from both, from features and documentaries. In both cases you have to find a way to make the camera as discreet as possible, and flexible enough to be able to capture the moment when it happens. I know from documentary how to not have a preconceived idea of what the scene could be.
When an accident or a crime happens, there's a period of time before the yellow tape goes up, before the official response becomes formalized. That allows the nightcrawlers to get very close.
I am very unhappy about reports that I was seeking asylum in Manila.
St. Louis is the best thing that ever happened to me. I needed that peace in my life. And I've always been a semi-country boy.
Being a single mother in the late 1950s was a very shocking thing - and dreadful thing - for people.
What happened to the tradition of walking to school? The simple answer is change. Change in traffic patterns and street planning that have made school routes less pedestrian-friendly.
I was a reader as a child, believe it or not.
It is true that raids and battles killed a tiny percentage of the numbers that die in modern warfare. But in tribal violence, the clashes are more frequent, the percentage of men in the population who fight is greater, and the rates of death per battle are higher.
My heart does sometimes bleed for those who are hurting in my own country and abroad.
We become just by performing just action, temperate by performing temperate actions, brave by performing brave action.
Today, we have private airline companies, but if you take a look at a Boeing plane next time you travel, you'll see that you are basically taking a ride on a modified bomber.
I did not end up as broadly educated as my Cambridge colleagues, but I graduated probably better equipped to write a book on my chosen subject.
Composing means you have a beginning, middle and end and a fluidity to what you're doing.
What conflicting ideas that we love and embrace these women, and entrust them to raise our children and to feed us and to bathe us, but we keep something as silly as a bathroom separate.
Overtaking is one thing. That is an art. But defending as well. You should be able to defend your position.
By now, you've probably caught on to something: my mother is always standing by with just the right Scripture or inspirational saying to get me through any tough situation.
One of my favorite artists is Tom Waits, whom most people think of as a wonderful singer-songwriter and a great poet. I certainly think of him that way, but I also know him as a terrific actor. You know, that persona that he puts on when he's doing his music comes from being an actor, figuring out a persona.
I think I'm a good father. As a parent, you have the responsibility to create a foundation for your children so that they can meet all the challenges.
Billy Dee Williams
The difference between me and them is that I'll look at Jesse Jackson and I'll see four Jesse Jacksons, and they'll just see one, the clown ambulance chaser.
If I loved all the world as I do you, I shouldn't write books to it: I should only write letters to it, and that would be only a clumsy stage on the way to entire telepathy.
When every piece of furniture and your underwear are taken by the bank, when you lose your house in Florida, in New York, in Amsterdam and L.A., when your wife is dying and your son abandons you, you don't feel very good.
When we started Allman Brothers, Atlantic Records kept telling us there was no way it was going anywhere.
Exceed your customer's expectations. If you do, they'll come back over and over. Give them what they want - and a little more.
Trinity River Vision is huge for Fort Worth.
My tomb shall bless and speak to the needs of my devotees.
Three publishers came to me at the White House after George lost and said, 'We would like to publish your book.' I said, 'Well, I don't have a book,' and they said well it's a well known fact that you have kept diaries.
I think that people assumed I was white because of my last name. My father is Caucasian, my mother is Hispanic. But English was my second language, believe it or not.
The truly privileged theories are not the ones referring to any particular scale of size or complexity, nor the ones situated at any particular level of the predictive hierarchy, but the ones that contain the deepest explanations.
I was the eldest of five children, and although I never saw myself as any kind of leader, as the eldest, like it or not, you have some power inherent in that position.
The state is the great fictitious entity by which everyone seeks to live at the expense of everyone else.
I've never been in the enterprise where your customers are your partners. It was always, you had customers, and you had partners.
I'm very conscious of other people's opinions and of people not liking me.
Doing the same character over and over, it gets boring.
I went to Bournemouth and had a great time. The idea was just to prove to myself that I can still play at that level.
My Panasonic typewriter can make graphs. It types in four different colors.
I kind of feel like every time I do a film, it is me and an entire male ensemble cast.
Every year I look at the 'GQ' Best-Dressed List and have thought what an honour it must be to be included. I couldn't believe my eyes when I saw my own face in there.
I tell myself that after four children my belly is already so stretched and flabby that I have to do origami to get my pants buttoned. One more pregnancy and I'd be doomed to elastic waists for the rest of my life.
When the Securities & Exchange Commission settled securities-fraud charges against Richard Harriton, former chairman of the clearing subsidiary of Bear, Stearns & Co., there were smiles all around. The SEC was happy. Harriton was happy. Bear Stearns was happy.