Art Quotes (17418)

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They wanted me to do Scream 2, and I hate talking about movies I turned down, because it sounds judgmental. There's nothing wrong with horror movies. I enjoy watching them. The main reason I turn a part down is if I think I won't be good.

By : Casey Affleck

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My family would be supportive if I said I wanted to be a Martian, wear only banana skins, make love to ashtrays, and eat tree bark.

By : Casey Affleck

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I moved out to LA, got an agent, started auditioning. I didn't know anything about how it worked. And since I was really bad, luckily, I didn't get any of those parts.

By : Casey Affleck

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It is the part of a fool to say, I should not have thought.

By : Scipio Africanus

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Who wants to shake the hand of the first man to put it to America's sweetheart.

By : John Agar

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The glacier was God's great plough set at work ages ago to grind, furrow, and knead over, as it were, the surface of the earth.

By : Louis Agassiz

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It is a peculiar part of the good photographer's adventure to know where luck is most likely to lie in the stream, to hook it, and to bring it in without unfair play and without too much subduing it.

By : James Agee

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I mean, what Fiat had it was not very big, it was something like forty or fifty million dollars, but it's enough to get revolving credit, to get starting away again, the buying of new machinery.

By : Gianni Agnelli

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Now between '45 and '48, things would change enormously, 'cos we'd had credit in United States, credit from the Bank of America, credit from the Import-Export Bank and people had started working again.

By : Gianni Agnelli

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Well, the Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside Soviet Union, there's no doubt about that.

By : Gianni Agnelli

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The Communists at that moment were very strong in Italy, and the Italian Communist Party was the biggest Communist Party outside the Soviet Union.

By : Giovanni Agnelli

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I returned to Jerusalem, and it is by virtue of Jerusalem that I have written all that God has put into my heart and into my pen.

By : Shmuel Y. Agnon

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The Department of Cell Biology at Johns Hopkins was founded and directed by Tom Pollard, an engaging young scientist with remarkable energy and enthusiasm.

By : Peter Agre

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I love doing normal things - movies, shopping, going out with friends, writing, reading, taking hot bubble baths - that's a big one for relaxation. I also love to go to art and history museums.

By : Christina Aguilera

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Clearly any film company that makes a film is always going to talk about sequels particularly if they see something as being successful, which Werewolf was.

By : Jenny Agutter

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I've done both theatre and film and the fact is if you start believing, if you start reading things and they're good reviews - you believe that and you're lost, and then you read bad reviews and you think that's true and you read that and you're lost.

By : Jenny Agutter

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The things that I've done that have totally been remembered, they've always started with the same kind of engine, they've always started with someone saying 'I have to make this film - I'm going to make this film whatever the odds'.

By : Jenny Agutter

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We're not earthly beings any more... we're cosmic beings.

By : Eden Ahbez

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The earth is my altar, the sky is my dome, mind is my garden, the heart is my home and I'm always at home - yea, I'm always at Om.

By : Eden Ahbez

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Now Heaven and Earth are older than the temples, and older than the Scriptures.

By : Eden Ahbez

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I am a being of Heaven and Earth, of thunder and lightning, of rain and wind, of the galaxies.

By : Eden Ahbez

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For hundreds of years Iranians have been migrating to many parts of the world. They took Islamic culture to other parts of the world and established it there.

By : Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

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For us Africans, literature must serve a purpose: to expose, embarrass, and fight corruption and authoritarianism. It is understandable why the African artist is utilitarian.

By : Ama Ata Aidoo

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There was certainly less profanity in the Godfather than in the Sopranos. There was a kind of respect. It's not that I totally agreed with it, but it was a great piece of art.

By : Danny Aiello

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Well, fortunately we found out that the runner-up our particular year was going to get a record contract also. So it was kind of a - it was bitter sweet but it was an opportunity.

By : Clay Aiken

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It is imperative that we make consumers more aware of the long-term effects of their financial decisions, particularly in managing their credit card debt, so that they can avoid financial pitfalls that may lead to bankruptcy.

By : Daniel Akaka

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This art of acting is a process I love very much. It's an unbelievably fulfilling experience for me and I look forward to building upon my art in the years to come.

By : Greg Akcelrod

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I am very proud to be a part of the Livestrong Foundation. I am maybe only a member but I give everything I can to be sure that people understand that cancer is a disease for everybody - not only in France, in Europe, in Asia, it is all over the world. We must fight together, we must make something to fight the cancer, we must Livestrong.

By : Greg Akcelrod

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Those are my favorite kind of parts to do, just being a goofball and seeing how far you can go with something until you're just way out of line.

By : Malin Akerman

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I don't really have an issue with showing certain parts of my body. I'd rather not, but it's not a big deal. Growing up in Sweden, it's natural over there.

By : Malin Akerman

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Hear the words of prudence, give heed unto her counsels, and store them in thine heart

By : Akhenaton

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Who will grieve for this woman? Does she not seem too insignificant for our concern? Yet in my heart I never will deny her, Who suffered death because she chose to turn.

By : Anna Akhmatova

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Taiwan is a budding democracy, and the people have participated in multi-party democratic elections since 1996.

By : Todd Akin

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I knew Scotty was going to win. At the beginning of the episode, I was like, 'Scotty, are you ready to win?'. I knew he was going to in my heart. I accepted it. I couldn't pick a more perfect person to get second place to. He's my best friend.

By : Lauren Alaina

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When Lebanon started its resistance it was a small and divided country.

By : Bashar al-Assad

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I started doing stand-up in college.

By : Carlos Alazraqui

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I started out with comedy in college, but had my major in Recreation Administration - which meant I wasn't going to get a real job - so I started doing a little standup.

By : Carlos Alazraqui

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If DreamWorks and Disney need that name to sell the cartoon and get people in the seats, that's what they need. It's not fair, but there's plenty of other work for us to do.

By : Carlos Alazraqui

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Living in L.A., everyone likes to mold you and change you. I don't care about fame, I don't care about being a celebrity. I know that's part of the job, but I don't feed into anyone's idea of who I should be.

By : Jessica Alba

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The whole period has taught me that I enjoy being part of an ensemble rather than just a front man. Don't get me wrong - I enjoy that too, but I get more enjoyment out of really listening to everyone.

By : Damon Albarn

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