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Action films are great, but an action film that has characters that are compelling and a story that people can care about is something even better. We love to see action heroes that are vulnerable, that are sensitive, that are family people, that are accessible.
Being green and clean is not just an aspiration but an action.
I think people who are regarded as better actors must have better instincts because, at the end of the day, once they say 'action,' it's you who has to do it right. You can do all the research and preparation or none at all, but it's your instincts that tell you, 'No, I'll do it like this.'
I think my life has everything, you know; it has comedy, has drama, has action.
Growing up, a film was an action film or it was a comedy or it was romantic, but you don't really see such stark lines between genres nowadays.
Self criticism must be my guide to action, and the first rule for its employment is that in itself it is not a virtue, only a procedure.
It's sort of an action flick. You can't be that funny trying to steal diamonds.
Affirmative action based on quotas is wrong - wrong because it is antithetical to the genius of the American idea: individual liberty.
In uniform, I had to make judgments about the best course of action in combat when the only choices were 'bad' or 'worse.' As a member of the media, I only had to decide how to get the best 'shot' - preferably without getting shot.
I'm not looking at an action movie as something where I just jump around and look beautiful and show my muscles. Since there are so few people that do this and have that pedigree, people disregard their contribution.
But the way people commonly use the word nowadays it means something all of whose parts are mutually interdependent - not only for their mutual action, but for their meaning and for their existence.
Every Yom Kippur, Jewish tradition requires a strict spiritual inventory. You aren't supposed to just sit around feeling guilty, but to take action in the real world to set things right.
As more and more women, men and young people raise their voices and become active in local government, and more local leaders take action for the safety of women and girls, change happens.
People would come to me and say, 'Jet, your Kung Fu is pretty good, do you want to be an action star when you grow up?' At 17, I was given the script and I went to make the movie.
The atmosphere is much too near for dreams. It forces us to action. It is close to us. We are in it and of it. It rouses us both to study and to do. We must know its moods and also its motive forces.
I'd love to work with Tarantino, Scorsese, Sofia Coppola - all of them! I love thrillers and action movies. I love good horror films. I watched them so much when I was younger that I find it impossible to get scared.
In an action film you act in the action. If it's a dramatic film you act in the drama.
Jean-Claude Van Damme
I intend to be in more action movies because, apart from Angelina Jolie, no other actress stands out in this genre.
I choose bold. I choose action. I choose what's right for the people. I choose to make a difference.
If there is one phrase or action that every person on the planet would like to erase from his or her memory or have the chance to undo, it would be, 'Let's do it again.'
I'm very much a believer that it's action that matters much more so than, you know, the flurry of political promises and statements and slogans that are used during political campaigns.
Every action has a consequence, so always try to be good.
I believe that Harvard can have, and must have, a strong affirmative action program that reflects our commitment to equal opportunity while fully respecting the academic standards of the University.
I think I've written 40 books, and none of them have been heavy on action. I'm an introspective person.
What is frustrating people, me included, is that democratic action affects elections but what we get then from political leaders is greenwash.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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