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I had to satisfy the action fans, the romantic fans, the intellectual fans. It was a terrific burden.
I just want to get into the action. And voice-over work is all action.
When people align around shared political, social, economic or environmental values, and take collective action, thinking and behavior that compromises the lives of millions of people around the world can truly change.
Legolas is that kind of action elf who pouts a bit, stares off to the distance, and has a couple hero moments, killing with a lethal bow and arrow along the way.
The coming together of like-minded individuals through action is what's needed to see wide spread change for us, our planet and its creatures.
There is but one pride pardonable; that of being above doing a base or dishonorable action.
Action comedy, if you can get it right, it is, for me, a particularly brilliant genre. It really is.
Apartment living is tough action. Just the whole idea that you share a washer and dryer always freaked me out.
To make big steps, you've got to take action yourself and not listen to other people.
I want to be like Matt Damon and do a hugely successful thinking-man's action franchise like 'Bourne.'
I mean, in some cases with libel laws, you know, they can write things about people who have no course of action, because they can't afford to take legal action against them.
Assurance, action, and evidence influence each other in an ongoing process. This helix is like a coil, and as it spirals upward it expands and widens. These three elements of faith - assurance, action, and evidence - are not separate and discrete; rather, they are interrelated and continuous and cycle upward.
David A. Bednar
It is energy - the central element of which is will - that produces the miracle that is enthusiasm in all ages. Everywhere it is what is called force of character and the sustaining power of all great action.
They're called 'action scenes' because they do the acting for you. You don't have to act in action scenes. The action does it all for you. It's great.
The men of action are, after all, only the unconscious instruments of the men of thought.
When you really study espionage movies, or spy movies, the beginnings are really set up to have, like, an amazing bit of action, but at the moment you're watching it, you have no idea why or what it's about.
If you are making a record, you are the one saying 'action', and you are the one saying 'cut,' and you have to be sure that the most interesting thing is not going on outside the frame.
It's always a mystery when you're going into a role - 'Here's your wife of 40 years and... action!' How do you create ease or chemistry or whatever is supposed to exist?
Is it really so difficult to tell a good action from a bad one? I think one usually knows right away or a moment afterward, in a horrid flash of regret.
We cannot seek or attain health, wealth, learning, justice or kindness in general. Action is always specific, concrete, individualized, unique.
For notes related to books I'm writing, I've wondered whether I should organize my notes better, but I do find that the action or scrolling through them and seeing odd juxtapositions of ideas helps to stimulate my own ideas and creativity. I worry that if I kept the notes in a highly-structured way, I might lose some of these benefits.
Therefore, let us not despair, but instead, survey the position, consider carefully the action we must take, and then address ourselves to our common task in a mood of sober resolution and quiet confidence, without haste and without pause.
I think if you do something effectively whether you're the lover or the comic or the action guy or the villain like I play; movies are very expensive to make. Chances are you'll get asked to play that part again.
I'd like to try different genres: comedy, period drama, rom-com, action.
The Catholic tradition maintains that the objective norms governing right action are accessible to reason, prescinding from the content of revelation.
Pope Benedict XVI
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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