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You can act in five, six, or seven films in the time it takes to direct one film.
It was always my practice to train salespeople under my direct supervision, and to treat children with the utmost consideration.
James Cash Penney
If I was to direct Ron Howard, I guarantee you, I would put him through a living hell every day. I would demand so much of him. We wouldn't quit until he leaves the set crying. Weeping! Spent!
Eventually, it came to this place like, 'I'd like to direct, but I need to find the story to tell.' 'Man of Tai Chi' became the story to tell.
Let me put it this way: I would like to direct a successful film. An unsuccessful film I would not like to direct. Films are very difficult.
I've personally backed off from direct political involvement.
My love of computers, besides being practical, is very direct and visceral. I love the way things look on the screen.
We do see Gong Li, Zhang Ziyi and Chow Yun Fat, but it's very rare to see the Chinese male actor in Hollywood movies, which is something I take great umbrage with. You know, my son is Asian. He may want to direct one day; he may want to be an actor like his father - and I want that to be open to him.
Everything is discursive opinion instead of direct experience.
A. R. Ammons
Very seldom do we receive any support for trusting ourselves, listening to our own sense of inner truth, and expressing ourselves in a direct and honest way.
Direct observation of the luminous essence of nature is for me indispensable.
The dream for many millennial women is to make a difference as social or political entrepreneurs. They are using the social media and marketing tools they have mastered to empower less fortunate women and direct them onto career tracks that women have traditionally avoided, like science and technology.
I believe there is a direct correlation between love and laughter.
Songwriting is too mysterious and uncontrolled a process for me to direct it towards any one thing.
When I make a film - I direct my own film, I write my own script - that's what I want to hear from the audience. 'Oh, thank you, Jackie!'
ABBA was a direct influence on me.
I wanted to write and direct movies and not be forced to adapt them from a bestselling book.
Francis Ford Coppola
If I have to, I'll go and direct theater and talk till the cows come home.
I aim to direct as much as I act at some point in time.
If you need help, look to clergy who do not spout their own beliefs but direct you in sincerity by using the Bible.
I can't fix the world. If you want to make a difference in life, you have to direct your energies in a focused way.
I don't want to say I'm never going to direct again, but directing's hard work.
I think every movie changes me and is life changing, especially movies you direct.
On set I keep myself to myself; I'd rather the director speak up. I'm not gonna direct a younger actor. I think the power of example works best, actually.
Liberty and security are often in direct confrontation and must be balanced in a way that protects us without destroying what is worth protecting.
Charles B. Rangel
Martin Luther King, Jr.
John F. Kennedy
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