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I aim to direct as much as I act at some point in time.
I think every movie changes me and is life changing, especially movies you direct.
All correct reasoning is a grand system of tautologies, but only God can make direct use of that fact.
No, I wouldn't direct a movie, no. I couldn't. I don't have the patience for it, I don't have the people skills. You have to be clever. I'm not really clever in that kind of way. And you have to be able to manipulate people, but at the same time allow them to feel like they are manipulating you, to get the kind of movie that you want.
I discovered Christopher Isherwood in college. His writing style is so direct, warm, and inclusive.
I see a direct line between Kennedy and Richard Nixon and the opening to China and the detente with the Soviet Union.
I like to direct movies, but I don't like to goof around for eight years talking about it.
America is one of few advanced nations that allow direct advertising of prescription drugs.
Think about it: Reducing crime and poverty and ensuring that we have an educated, stable work force has a direct effect on you and me and the future of our country.
People think that the directors direct actors. No. Really, what the director's doing is directing the audience's eye through the film.
All that a man achieves and all that he fails to achieve is the direct result of his own thoughts.
James Lane Allen
I am for an art that takes into account the direct effect of the elements as they exist from day to day apart from representation.
The government of Sudan, employing a back channel direct from its president to the Central Intelligence Agency, offered in the early spring of 1996 to arrest Osama bin Laden and place him in Saudi custody, according to officials and former officials in all three countries.
I've gotten to a point where I wouldn't direct someone else's material. It would only be something totally original.
Certainly, last year we did an episode about the census and sampling versus a direct statistic. You just said the word 'census,' and people fall asleep.
As a publisher, you have no direct relationship with advertisers.
Your generation and mine have had very little real experience; we've been severed from the direct experience of war by some very good things. By the end of the draft, and by the defeat in Vietnam.
Unsettling signs of al Qaeda's aims and skills in cyberspace have led some government experts to conclude that terrorists are at the threshold of using the Internet as a direct instrument of bloodshed.
I have a more direct avenue to expression as an artist than I ever would as a politician.
I know I'd like to direct a film at some point, and maybe I'll write it.
When someone at the State Department proclaims Facebook to be the most organic tool for promoting democracy the world has ever seen - that's a direct quote - it may help in the short run by getting more people onto Facebook by making it more popular with dissidents.
Those who appreciate the ways of simple tribes, where every activity is direct and immediately understandable, are able to live among them.
What makes war interesting for Americans is that we don't fight war on our soil, we don't have direct experience of it, so there's an openness about the meanings we give to it.
I'm very direct. It's part of my personality. I've actually grown into that.
I do other sorts of things. I act in other people's movies. I direct operas. I write books.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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