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Good action films - not crap, but good action films - are really morality plays. They deal in modern, mythic culture.
Thought precedes action, action does not always precede thought.
You'd be surprised how hard it can often be to translate an action into an idea.
Only when the voice of duty is silent, or when it has already spoken, may we allowably think of the consequences of a particular action.
Inspiring music may fill the soul with heavenly thoughts, move one to righteous action, or speak peace to the soul.
Ezra Taft Benson
The one thing I haven't done that would be so cool would be, like, an action movie. Like a real action, Jason Bourne movie or something.
Satan well knows that success can only attend order and harmonious action. He well knows that every thing connected with Heaven is in perfect order.
Ellen G. White
A life of reaction is a life of slavery, intellectually and spiritually. One must fight for a life of action, not reaction.
Rita Mae Brown
He who is mistaken in an action which he sincerely believes to be right may be an enemy, but retains our esteem.
The general interest of the masses might take the place of the insight of genius if it were allowed freedom of action.
Dost thou know what life is, my child? Hast thou comprehended the action of those springs which produce existence? Hast thou examined thyself?
Leadership is absolutely about inspiring action, but it is also about guarding against mis-action.
It is certain that the inanimate objects by which you are surrounded have a direct action on the brain.
Courage is not always about action. It takes courage to do nothing rather than do something that you do not believe in or understand.
When I tried to branch out into comedy, I didn't do very well at it, so I went back to doing what I do naturally well, or what the audience expects from me - action pictures.
People assume that 'The Expendables' is old school, but it's only old school because that's the way I know how to make an action film. It's pretty real.
A man's action is only a picture book of his creed.
I remember being on film sets when I was younger, and only men got to do the cool action movies. So I thought, 'Maybe I'll get to produce one day and get to do cool stuff, too,' which is what happened when we did 'Charlie's Angels'.
Emotion creates reality, reality demands action.
Tracking action without cutting is the least jarring method of placing the audience into a real-time experience where they are the ones making the subtle choices of where and when to look.
I confess that as a young boy, Sunday was not my favorite day. Grandfather shut down the action. We didn't have any transportation. We couldn't drive the car. He wouldn't even let us start the motor. We couldn't ride the horses, or the steers, or the sheep.
James E. Faust
I find screenplays easy to write, my novels being very visual. You see what people look like. The physical action is described.
Inspirations never go in for long engagements; they demand immediate marriage to action.
Good managers have a bias for action.
Time, place, and action may with pains be wrought, but genius must be born; and never can be taught.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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