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When you're a carpenter making a beautiful chest of drawers, you're not going to use a piece of plywood on the back, even though it faces the wall and nobody will ever see it. You'll know it's there, so you're going to use a beautiful piece of wood on the back.
I like making things. I have a wood shop at home. I am a terrible carpenter but I love doing it.
P. J. O'Rourke
By a Carpenter mankind was made, and only by that Carpenter can mankind be remade.
I do think a carpenter needs a good hammer to bang in the nail.
A jackass can kick a barn down, but it takes a carpenter to build one.
My father was a carpenter, a very good carpenter. He also worked for the Jones boys. They were not family members, we weren't related at all. They started the policy racket in Chicago, and they had the five and dime store.
Harrison Ford was pretty content as a carpenter who thought it would be nice to work on TV and ended up being the biggest film star in the history of cinema.
Any jackass can kick down a barn, but it takes a good carpenter to build one.
I never thought I was doing the same thing as directors like John Carpenter, George Romero, and sometimes even Hitchcock, even though I've been sometimes compared to those other guys. We're after different game.
I come from an ordinary family - my dad is a carpenter, a roof-maker - and we've always loved racing together.
John Carpenter created the idea of Halloween, so his vision remains the most focused and intelligently directed of the series. The directors that have followed have kept the original intent of the concept.
That is the way a great master carpenter feels, or an architect or composer or anyone who creates anything - people want to be appreciated for what they have done.
I like serious films, the moneymaking blockbusters that don't make any kind of sense and John Carpenter films.
My dad was a carpenter and I would work with him during the summer and umpire on the nights I wasn't playing.
Whatever it is, if you draw, you paint, you're a carpenter, you play football, the more you do it, you're a journalist, the more stories you write, the more people you interview and navigate your way through these different personalities to get your story, the better you're going to get at it. Acting's no different.
I was a carpenter for a time and everybody watches what you do.
As I mentioned, I was a carpenter for a time.
I think I have more in common with a carpenter than you might think. We're putting things together.
Dave Van Ronk
As for action movies, I did Tarzan, and I'm also about to shoot Meltdown, which John Carpenter wrote.
Casper Van Dien
Certain remakes are great. Carpenter's The Thing is better than the original.
I love Mary Chapin Carpenter songs. I love her songs 'Come On, Come On' and 'I Am A Town', they're two of my favorite songs.
At the end of the first Halloween, when I shot 6 bullets into Michael Myers, John Carpenter said, Let's get a shot of you looking out of the window and seeing no one lying there.
I like John Carpenter. I like some of his films more than others.
Guillermo del Toro
Well, the first thing I wanted to be was a carpenter. Then I wanted to be a painter and then a singer. It was when I first saw 'Lawrence of Arabia' that I wanted to be an actor.
How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.
I was familiar with that and 'Rio Bravo.' 'Rio Bravo' was what John Carpenter did, that brilliant move of taking a western and turning it into an urban flick. And from there you got, you know, all the cop genre movies of the time.
I paid my way through college as a carpenter and a woodworker. So I've built the house I live in and most of the furniture that's in it, and I do a lot of woodworking still.
If I were a carpenter, I'd find a way to empower using that skill. I'm using as much as God has given - my mind, my voice, my heart, my art forms. This is the highest form of expression on the planet from God, to me, to you.
My job the same as carpenter. What kind of house you want to build? What kind of food you want to make? You think your ingredients, your structure. Simple.
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