Maika Monroe Quotes
For me, it's first about the characters. I look for a character who is intriguing and challenging and different from what I've done before.
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It was deeply important for me to understand where Mandela came from. Because we know where he was going, and that's a famous story, but who was he? Where did he come from? What was his upbringing?
As you begin to realize that every different type of music, everybody's individual music, has its own rhythm, life, language and heritage, you realize how life changes, and you learn how to be more open and adaptive to what is around us.
I like to put a stake in people, because I know people helped me.
My problem with new writers is that it takes me five or six years to memorise the right names.
It's too bad I'm not a flirt. When I'm on the sets, I'm too busy working on my scenes to look at the ladies.
If I am given a formula, and I am ignorant of its meaning, it cannot teach me anything, but if I already know it what does the formula teach me?
I have a dear friend here in Toronto, Sarah Millman, who has helped me a lot as a stylist.
It is always nice when you are honoured. The Lifetime award makes me feel old. I am only 55.
When I was 28, I made this film called 'Drinking Buddies' that I starred in and produced, and we improvised the entire thing, and it was a complete exercise in freedom of expression in making something for only the purpose of making it, not for recognition or money or anything else, and it's still my favorite thing I've ever done.
Don't look for approval in what everyone else is doing; look for approval from Almighty God.
These funerals always appear to me the more indecent in a populous city, from the total indifference of the beholders, and the perfect unconcern with which they are beheld.
Karl Philipp Moritz
What thoughts are to the individual, art is to the community as a whole. That's where you reflect on who you are, who you hope to be, what you've gone through, and where you hope to go.