You can either read something many times in order to be assured that you got it all, or else you can define your purpose and use techniques which will assure that you have met it and gotten what you need.

By : E. F. Schumacher 0 Likes          


When I write stuff and I help cast it, I turn away good people all the time. I may turn them down because this one's too tall and that one doesn't have a high enough voice or this one looks to old to match up with that one - there's a billion reasons not to hire somebody.

By : Harvey Fierstein

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You do become very close like a family but because you see each other for such an intense period of time on the set everyday. You really don't end up socializing that much.

By : Sela Ward

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Once you have the pattern of life of this person, the choreography, so to speak, you have the canvas that you present eight times a week, not without feeling underneath it, but it's not as churning as the discovery process was.

By : Linda Lavin

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The professional must learn to be moved and touched emotionally, yet at the same time stand back objectively: I've seen a lot of damage done by tea and sympathy.

By : Anthony Storr

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Ofttimes the test of courage becomes rather to live than to die.

By : Vittorio Alfieri

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You can't always write a chord ugly enough to say what you want to say, so sometimes you have to rely on a giraffe filled with whipped cream.

By : Frank Zappa

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Every single time I start to do a picture, without fail, I feel as if I don't know what I'm doing.

By : Tom Cruise

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I think it's more and more important to spend time with your children, because it seems to be harder and harder for them to succeed as their parents have succeeded.

By : Dan Marino

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In spite of the Depression, or maybe because of it, folks were hungry for a good time, and an evening of dancing seemed a good way to have it.

By : Lawrence Welk

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Sometimes the ignorant are among the most educated.

By : Suzanne Fields

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Well, I know I worked for Governor Rockefeller the last time he ran for his fourth term, and I obviously ran against Governor Cuomo the time he ran for his fourth term.

By : George Pataki

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The security of the United States, which is so dependent on having accurate and timely intelligence, is not a Republican or a Democratic issue.

By : Saxby Chambliss

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