One is not idle because one is absorbed. There is both visible and invisible labor. To contemplate is to toil, to think is to do. The crossed arms work, the clasped hands act. The eyes upturned to Heaven are an act of creation.

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I couldn't even go to the bathroom alone. My mother or a social worker always went with me.

By : Natalie Wood

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And when I'm writing, I write a lot anyway. I might write pages and pages of conversation between characters that don't necessarily end up in the book, or in the story I'm working on, because they're simply my way of getting to know the characters.

By : Norton Juster

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But I'm an actor and I like to just keep working.

By : M. Emmet Walsh

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I don't believe in careers. I believe in work. I'm not interested in some 'big picture that would be really good for me'.

By : Debra Winger

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I'd worked in Clockwork Orange with Stanley Kubrick and since Stanley was such a prestigious director this opened all sorts of doors for me - one of them being Star Wars.

By : David Prowse

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We believe that if men have the talent to invent new machines that put men out of work, they have the talent to put those men back to work.

By : John F. Kennedy

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I think we're all really strong and we just need to keep working really hard. If we go out there and do our best we'll win again. All we need to do is hit.

By : Carly Patterson

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As long as people want to see me in movies, and as long as I find it interesting, I'll keep working.

By : Elle Macpherson

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I do like to work on a Marvel method, so if I've got the opportunity, and the writer is happy to do it, I like to have a writer detail what happens on a page, but not saying what happens in every scene.

By : David Lloyd

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Even before string theory, especially as physics developed in the 20th century, it turned out that the equations that really work in describing nature with the most generality and the greatest simplicity are very elegant and subtle.

By : Edward Witten

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When I and the other young artists were working in comics, our work carried with it a particularly American slant. After all, we were Americans drawing and writing about things that touched us. As it turned out, the early work was, you might say, a comic book version of Jazz.

By : Joe Simon

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I always believe it's better to have 30 imaginations working on a project, rather than one imagination telling the other 29 what to do.

By : Trevor Nunn

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