A grand passion is the privelege of people who have nothing to do.
In Ireland, the tribes are called after the founder, as the Hy Conaill, Hy Fiachra, or sons of Conal, sons of Fiech, through grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren.
It's not like I'm taking 20 grand from the shows. I mean there's no record label, so this is a genuine thing. And I think most people can see that. I think that anyone who knows me, knows I do things with integrity.
I've had something like seven films at Sundance, one of which won the Grand Jury Prize.
Ain't nothing but 10 grand. What's 10 grand to me?
Most attorneys practice law because it gives them a grand and glorious feeling. You give them a grand - and they feel glorious.
There is a spectacle more grand than the sea; it is heaven; there is a spectacle more grand than heaven; it is the conscience.
The clue is not to ask in a miserly way-the key is to ask in a grand manner.
Grand, gloomy, and peculiar, he sat upon the throne a sceptred hermit, wrapped in the solitude of his own originality.
Girls are like pianos. When they're not upright, they're grand.
While the storytelling in games is getting so much better, you look at something like Grand Theft Auto V, which I thought was really beautifully written, it doesn't really need a movie because it is a movie. So I think you need a unique game - you either need an incredibly talented writer and director to come in and put together an amazing vision, or you need a game like Metal Gear, which is very cinematic, has a huge amount of history behind it, but whose cinematic experience is very different from what you'd get in a theater.
There's a fine line between marketing and grand theft.