Chris Cornell Quotes
For years, I wasn't feeling good about myself. My head wasn't clear. I was doing nothing productive.
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There is no sense in making a film that no-one will go and see, just to create a perfect, but useless, work of art.
Remember that our sons and grandsons are going to do things that would stagger us.
It's not until you develop your own voice, your own persona onstage that you become your own comic, who you really are.
I don't really love to perform in music. Some people like it more, but it's not my thing so much, but just the writing, when you get the lyric, and the lyric just goes just the right way, or you find the right bridge that takes you to the solo, and those moments are tremendous, and it's difficult to portray.
I have this kind of mild nice-guy exterior, but inside my heart is like a steel trap.
We've always made progress by understanding what the next great challenge is.
I had what AA calls 'a convincer' – which made me realize that I couldn't do it any more. I went out drinking for about 70 hours here in London. At the end I knew I was done.
I have this first album that sells more than 100,000 copies in its first week, debuts at number two, goes gold, the single goes platinum, we're doing Madison Square Garden.
I do a lot of visualisations and meditation and a lot of hippie stuff.
As an actor, I want to build a career as an actor. It's hard to even get a job sometimes, so as my career builds, I can be more picky than I used to be.
Good work is good work wherever it's done, in a play, a motion picture or television, and that includes commercials.
I constantly write about my safety walking to and from school, and then I would come home at night, and I would cut on the TV, and I would watch a show like 'The Wonder Years,' or I would watch, you know, some other show like 'Family Ties.'
Easy is to occupy a place in a telephone book. Difficult is to occupy someone's heart; know that you're really loved.
Carlos Drummond de Andrade
We think that democracy can change a lot of things, but we're being fooled, because democracy is not the election. We've been taught that democracy is having elections. And it isn't. Elections are the most horrendous aspect of democracy. It's the most mundane, trivial, disappointing, dirty aspect.
Gael Garcia Bernal
We are quick to stick labels on others - especially those who don't fit in with the norm. 'Harold Fry' is about a broken marriage; 'Perfect' is about a broken person. They are both about finding kindness where you least expect it.
The future of time, of how it's won or lost, endured or enjoyed, expanded or compressed, will depend on how it's valued, not how it's measured.
You get to the point where you're like, 'I'm just doing me, and if people don't like it, then it is what it is.'
Most people draw from the mind, not the eye. They draw the idea of a table or a face, not what's in front of them. We don't actually see the line of the jaw as a line and we don't see an eye as a perfectly outlined almond shape.