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I'm lucky in that I have close friends and family and my agent to advise me.
Success is different for everyone; everybody defines it in their own way, and that's part of what we do in 'Close Up', finding what it was each person wanted to achieve and what their willingness to sacrifice for that was.
Although I have a lot of close female friends in my life, my number one is still my mom. Without her, I wouldn't have the values that I have and see the world the way that I do today. She taught me how to appreciate and respect women. She taught me chivalry and how to love a woman and respect their feelings and emotions.
We ogle plants and animals up close on television, the Internet and in the movies. We may not worship the animals we see, but we still regard them as necessary physical and spiritual companions. Technological nature can't completely satisfy that yearning.
Your brain sends out vibrations all the time, and your thoughts affect your life and other people's. They pick up these thoughts and get changed by them. That's why, say, a pacifist gets caught up in a riot situation. It's a field of vibrations - you can 'feel' someone else's thoughts when close to them.
I'm very close with my family, so my mom is part of my entourage.
Matisse draws what I call the essence of the plants. He leaves a shape open. He'll do a leaf and not close it. Everybody used to say, oh, I got it all from Matisse, and I said, 'Not really.'
Better that you should take the chance of trying something that is close to your heart, you think is what you want to write, and if they do not publish it, put it in your drawer. But maybe another day will come and you will find a place to put that.
I've spent, I think, close to the last decade effortlessly and magically converting your tin cans into pure gold.
Never let your ego get so close to your position that when your position goes, your ego goes with it.
I never felt so close to a guitar as that silver one with mirrors that I used on stage all the time.
Multiple Sclerosis is obviously close to my heart and I'm determined to make a difference in the lives of people who suffer from the disease by raising the profile of MS, as well as raising funds for advocacy and research.
The way you write a screenplay is that you close your eyes and run the movie in your head and then you write it down.
Before a group can enter the open society, it must first close ranks.
Have you ever noticed that when you must struggle to hear something, you close your eyes?
Marilyn vos Savant
When you're average, you're just as close to the bottom as you are the top.
Alfred North Whitehead
Evolution seems to close the heart to some of the plainest spiritual truths while it opens the mind to the wildest guesses advanced in the name of science.
William Jennings Bryan
We know about every massacre that has taken place close to the present, but the ones in the distant past are like trees falling in the forest with no one to hear them.
I feel I would love to close down for a number of years in some way and just be in the country making pork pies and chutneys and never have to poke my head out of the parapet.
To live for a time close to great minds is the best kind of education.
I consider myself a non-denominational Christian. I grew up in a Bible church and still hold those beliefs very close to me.
I always have to dream up there against the stars. If I don't dream I will make it, I won't even get close.
Henry J. Kaiser
The hardest thing to do is something that is close to nothing.
If beef is your idea of 'real food for real people', you'd better live real close to a real good hospital.
The people you choose to have around you make all the difference. My family and close friends keep me grounded. You have to have a mind of your own and a strong head on your shoulders. Cricket is the most important thing to me, so the rest of it pales in comparison.
Social topics may hit too close to home for people, but then again, if you pull a heartstring, then that's what country music is. It's not just songs about getting drunk and leaving your girl.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
C. S. Lewis
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The less routine the more life.
Amos Bronson Alcott
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