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'The Fighter' was about a family struggling to overcome and fighting each other sometimes, and I went back and rewrote this script which I had written for my son initially because my son has mood disorder.
David O. Russell
It's been tough throughout my career having different coaches and different philosophies, different style of plays throughout this entire time.
Tim Hardaway Jr.
Heart weren't part of a movement like grunge; we were our own kind of movement.
From a product development perspective, choosing whether a technology is disruptive at a potential moment is key.
Mental health, for me, is doing everything I can to help this team win. Sitting around not doing anything isn't something I've been too big on since I was young.
I'm personally looking for artists that are along the lines of today's pop stars. Whether it be a Rihanna or a Justin Bieber or a Kanye West or a Beyonce or a Lady Gaga, I'm looking for talent that's like that, that's what I love.
Retail businesses have narrow margins. If you cut off a flow of young consumers, it's only a matter of time before the businesses struggle and fail.
For most people, Twitter is too hard to use.
Some stories don't have a clear beginning, middle and end.
We made the joke when we screened 'Bucket List' that there was 100% desire to see amongst our demographic with a 40% ability to get them to see it.
When I begin to write a story, I usually know how things will end. It's the journey toward that point I must discover. The process is sometimes painful, but also exciting.
Kimberly Willis Holt
Affliction is a school of virtue; it corrects levity, and interrupts the confidence of sinning.
People here argue about religion interminably, but it appears that they are competing at the same time to see who can be the least devout.
Humans are imperfect. That's one of the reasons that classical and jazz are in trouble. We're on the quest for the perfect performance and every note has to be right. Man, every note is not right in life.
The great and important duty which is incumbent on Christians, is to guard against all appearance of evil; to watch against the first risings in the heart to evil; and to have a guard upon our actions, that they may not be sinful, or so much as seem to be so.
Unemployment is of vital importance, particularly to the unemployed.
We are today, in this country, convulsed by the situation in Iraq. It is an extraordinary crisis. It is taxing our men and women in uniform, and it is certainly taxing our resolve.
The finest workers in stone are not copper or steel tools, but the gentle touches of air and water working at their leisure with a liberal allowance of time.
Henry David Thoreau
You'd imagine Mick would be the happiest person in the world, and yet a lot of the times he isn't.
When I go to my constituency - in fact, when I walk around - you can almost now tell somebody's background by their weight.
The pictures I make come from every blink of my lashes.
In the first place, you must pay great attention to the key note.
I don't know if I can live on my income or not - the government won't let me try it.
I love when people underestimate me and then become pleasantly surprised.
My dream car would be a Maserati. That would be amazing.
I don't like to watch myself. For the most part, I find it weird. It depresses me; I'm very critical.
Yeats, protected to some extent by the Nationalistic movement, wrote out of a somewhat protected world, and so his work does not touch life deeply.
Because if you're prepared and you know what it takes, it's not a risk. You just have to figure out how to get there. There is always a way to get there.
If everyone's looking at me, I might as well say something interesting.
When I got through, Duke Ellington stood up and started the applause.
If those who are the enemies of innocent amusements had the direction of the world, they would take away the spring, and youth, the former from the year, the latter from human life.
Honore de Balzac
Only a fighting nation can make itself responsible for world peace, and such a nation must organize its material resources and manpower with the highest possible degree of efficiency.
What got us out of the depression was capitalism, and we would have gotten out a lot quicker had the government not intervened.
There's no sense in doing something, especially if it's a hard job, if you can't have a little fun.
I was a jock, hardcore sports all the way down the line, but I heard that if you auditioned for this arts school, you got time off school, and that sounded good to me.
Trans justice calls on us to combat the blend of prejudices that demean the lives and diminish the autonomy of another person.
There's always this joke that I say in Israel: people don't really have discussions; they just try to convince the other people that they are wrong or they are right - they just try to impose their opinion on the others. Sometimes I think it's easier to avoid talking about things and just make music.
It is the lone worker who makes the first advance in a subject; the details may be worked out by a team, but the prime idea is due to enterprise, thought, and perception of an individual.
I'd love to be involved in the process of adapting a book to a script, but that's simply not my job.