Frances Burney Quotes
The mind is but too naturally prone to pleasure, but too easily yielded to dissipation.
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My favorite thing to do is to wind those guys up by hitting on their girlfriends. I say, 'I think your girlfriend's gorgeous, but it's all right, I'm gay.' They get very nervous after a few minutes!
For my film 'Fashion,' like an investigative journalist, I went about knowing the people, the models, the fashion designers. Similarly with the corporate world.
Metaphysics is a dark ocean without shores or lighthouse, strewn with many a philosophic wreck.
Here in France, I've seen some very good young designers, but they don't have this ability to be good businessmen, too. I think America gives you this.
Winning the peace is harder than winning the war.
Choreography and creativity - it's my matrix; let's see where we can move.
I don't make any distinction between a popular TV series or blockbuster film and doing Shakespeare. They're different, but as long as the material is good and the intention is honourable, it's all the same to me.
Being on a lunchbox was awesome, and being on a thermos was pretty cool, too.
I love gay Mardi Gras in Sydney, which is a big parade, a big march that thousands and thousands of people participate in. And there's one little group... well it's not little, it's got hundreds of people marching, and they're all very sweet, middle-aged and elderly people who are the parents of gay children who are out and proud.
I actually made a website called Y2 Combinator, which was the Y Combinator that starts Y Combinator clones. There's a very clear difference in the quality between the companies that come from YC and the companies that don't.
Writers tell stories better, because they've had more practice, but everyone has a book in them. Yes, that old cliche.
'Ender's Game' has fabulous opportunities for spectacle, where appropriate, but there's also a tremendous central character. It's a balance.
No day is similar to another, but usually mail is part of my start of the day. Our company never sleeps: we have business in 180 countries, so there are no real mornings or nights.
I wasn't going to make a slick, glossy over-produced piece of entertainment because then I would be doing what the Capitol did. Then I'm actually putting on the Hunger Games and not making a movie of the 'Hunger Games.'
There is no debate that social media is a great tool for networking with others in our industry. It can lead to friendships, support, and serendipitous connections with reviewers, agents, reporters, or editors.
M. J. Rose
Even if I'm making music for people for $20 a night, at least I'm making music.
You have to master not only the art of listening to your head, you must also master listening to your heart and listening to your gut.
When service members are discharged, we should express our gratitude for their profound personal sacrifice, not hand them a bill for their hospital food.