With a genre like film noir, everyone has these assumptions and expectations. And once all of those things are in place, that's when you can really start to twist it about and mess around with it.

By : Larry Wachowski 0 Likes          


Art for art's sake, money for God's sake.

By : Simon Raven

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The more minimal art, the more maximum the explaination.

By : Hilton Kramer

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I'm such a lover of music that it would be very hard for me to pinpoint it to a particular artist.

By : Bobby Sherman

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In recent times, European nations, with the use of gunpowder and other technical improvements in warfare, controlled practically the whole world. One, the British Empire, brought under one government a quarter of the earth and its inhabitants.

By : John Boyd Orr

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Read over your compositions, and when you meet a passage which you think is particularly fine, strike it out.

By : Samuel Johnson

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We wanted to meet him, for though we were neither of us naive people we had not wholly lost our belief that it is delightful to meet artists who have given us pleasure.

By : Robertson Davies

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So when you are listening to somebody, completely, attentively, then you are listening not only to the words, but also to the feeling of what is being conveyed, to the whole of it, not part of it.

By : Jiddu Krishnamurti

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This is one of the factors that also made me very much want to make this film, apart from the fact that I loved it. If the boy hadn't been Jewish and the man hadn't been Muslim, it wouldn't have made any difference to the film. I don't think it's relevant, really.

By : Omar Sharif

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Strong efforts have been made in Ohio to curb the authoritarianism of our Secretary of State, Kenneth Blackwell, as he has purged people from lists in our State in particular precincts where voters are heavily minority.

By : Marcy Kaptur

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My idea here is that, inasmuch as certain cognitive tasks and principles are tied to nature's laws, these tasks and principles are indifferent to language, culture, gender, or the particular mode of information that is provided.

By : Edward Tufte

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I suppose my little Martin acoustic guitar is quickly becoming a prize possession. It's a lovely guitar. I bought it at the Cambridge Folk Festival in 2001 before I had cleaned up.

By : Graham Coxon

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It was a wrong number that started it, the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night, and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not.

By : Paul Auster

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