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Wednesday, June 24, 2009

June 2009 Quotations

"We must know what we are, before we can know and use what we inherently possess."
~~ C. Larson

"Every artist was first an amateur."
~~ Ralph Waldo Emerson [1803-1882]

"I like myself better when I'm writing regularly."
~~ Willie Nelson

“It isn't what they say about you, it's what they whisper.”
~~ Errol Flynn [1909-59]

"Courage is grace under pressure."
~~ Ernest Hemingway [1899-1961]

"Amateurs hope. Professionals work."
~~ Garson Kanin [1912-99]

"A firm grip on reality is not a critical component of happiness."
~~ David Hempy

"Count [the minutes] by sensation, and not by calendars, and each moment is a day and the race a life."
~~ Benjamin Disraeli [1804-81]

"Reach high, think big, work hard, and have fun!"
~~ motto of Disney Channel's "Imagination Movers" children's TV program

"The future is already here, it is just unevenly distyributed."
~~ William Gibson

"A kiss without a moustache is like an egg without salt."
~~ old saying

"The trouble with the motion-picture art was (and is) that it is too much an industry; and the trouble with the motion picture industry is that it is too much an art. It is out of this basic contradiction that most of the ills of the form arise."
~~ Garson Kanin [1912-99]

"You can fool too many of the people too much of the time."
~~ James Thurber [1894-1961]

"It's no fun being a century ahead of the times."
~~ L. Frank Baum [1856-1919]

"There is a constant struggle between the spirit of free inquiry and the spirit of fundamentalist dogma."
~~ Adam Gopnick

"The best way to find out if you can trust somebody is to trust them."
~~ Ernest Hemingway [1899-1961]

"I have been up against tough competition all my life. I wouldn't know how to get along without it."
~~ Walt Disney [1901-66]

"All you need for a movie is a gun and a girl."
~~ Jean-Luc Godard

"Cinema is the most beautiful fraud in the world."
~~ Jean-Luc Godard

"I don't want to achieve immortality through my work. I want to achieve it through not dying."
~~ Woody Allen

"If a person is to get the meaning of life he must learn to like the facts about himself – ugly as they may seem to his sentimental vanity – before he can learn the truth behind the facts. And the truth is never ugly."
~~ Eugene O'Neill [1888-1953]

"If my films make one more person miserable, I'll feel I have done my job."
~~ Woody Allen

"Never think that war, no matter how necessary, nor how justified, is not a crime."
~~ Ernest Hemingway [1899-1961]

"Once we have a war there is only one thing to do. It must be won. For defeat brings worse things than any that can ever happen in war."
~~ Ernest Hemingway [1899-1961]

“Curiosity killed the cat, but satisfaction brought it back.”
~~ Eugene O'Neill [1888-1953]

"Ain't no man can avoid being born average, but there ain't no man got to be common."
~~ Satchel Paige [1906-82]

"I would rather entertain and hope that people learned something than educate people and hope they were entertained."
~~ Walt Disney [1901-66]

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