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I became a war hero before going on to critical acclaim as a professional victim.
Humility must always be the portion of any man who receives acclaim earned in the blood of his followers and the sacrifices of his friends.
Dwight D. Eisenhower
But 'Memento' was so successful, such a huge cult hit, almost on the scale of a large film. If that had happened, with all the acclaim, before the next job, I'd have found it very difficult to figure out what to do next.
A film has to be for commercial success as well as earn you respect as an artist. You don't want to do only things that are designed to run commercially, and neither do you want to do things that get acclaim but don't run.
Saif Ali Khan
There are so many things to think about when you make an album. Like, who am I trying to impress? Am I going to get respect, critical acclaim? Or am I going to sell lots of records?
You work really hard to make it, and maybe you get some acclaim, but then you realize there are certain limitations as an actor.
As critical acclaim and response has built up, every interview I give is a chance to puncture the myth I've created about my work and refine it.
The acclaim I'm getting for 'The Wrestler' means everything in the world to me. But it also means I can't take my foot off the gas pedal.
A tendency to focus on art over business has meant that too many designers have failed to make the most of their critical acclaim.
Acclaim is a distraction.
It doesn't matter who you are, how many awards you've won, how popular you are, or how much critical acclaim you've had.
I think Paul Weitz is a really amazing director, obviously with tons of acclaim and stuff, but I still think he is underrated. And I think he's amazing to work with, so I was super lucky.
I always talk to my students about the need to write for the joy of writing. I try to sort of disaggregate the acclaim from the act of writing.
No, Arrested Development was such an amazing experience in every way, and you know it was very unique in that it was a show that received a lot of critical acclaim, and yet we didn't ever achieve the ratings that we wanted.
'12 Years a Slave' was very powerful, very moving, and deserved all of the acclaim it did get.
I've always wanted to be on a show that's well respected and had critical acclaim and that people like to watch, and at the same time find something that, for me, as an actor, is interesting and challenging.
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