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Truth will always be truth, regardless of lack of understanding, disbelief or ignorance.
W. Clement Stone
Disbelief in magic can force a poor soul into believing in government and business.
If I'm feeling outraged, grief, disbelief, frustration, sympathy, that gets channeled through me and into my pictures and hopefully transmitted to the viewer.
Musicals are, by nature, theatrical, meaning poetic, meaning having to move the audience's imagination and create a suspension of disbelief, by which I mean there's no fourth wall.
No sadder proof can be given by a man of his own littleness than disbelief in great men.
The word 'Antichrist', to me, is the collective disbelief in god.
I spend a lot of time balancing between faith and disbelief.
That willing suspension of disbelief for the moment, which constitutes poetic faith.
Samuel Taylor Coleridge
I think audiences have hit the wall with CGI and special effects. They have seen so many over-the-top events that they can't suspend disbelief.
It is now life and not art that requires the willing suspension of disbelief.
To engage with art, we have to be willing to be wrong, venture outside our psychic comfort zones, suspend disbelief, and remember that art explores and alters consciousness simultaneously.
With most people disbelief in a thing is founded on a blind belief in some other thing.
Georg C. Lichtenberg
Sigmund Freud was the apostle of disbelief. He was the one who made psychoanalysis a part of our culture, and in so doing he kicked out a flying buttress that had been essential for holding up our cathedral of faith.
Every little thing that people know about you as a person impedes your ability to achieve that kind of terrific suspension of disbelief that happens when an audience goes with an actor and character he's playing.
You can't really do a big character in an action film; you're already suspending your disbelief in the action, then to suspend your disbelief in the character is too much.
The more you can create that magic bubble, that suspension of disbelief, for a while, the better.
In order to have faith, or follow any other organized religion, I'd have to suspend a degree of disbelief.
What do you know? Haven't you heard of suspension of disbelief?
The infrastructure of the US is a long-term suspension of disbelief that such things won't be exploded deliberately by people who don't create anything.
I always like to have faith that an audience will suspend their disbelief, if you present it to them in the right way. I find it peculiar when people scoff at one bold idea, and yet they'll then turn over and watch a man travel through time in a police phone box. I think it's just how you present the idea.
People like Jefferson, Lincoln, Susan B. Anthony and M. L. K. are larger than life to me. I find myself staring at photographs of Lincoln almost in disbelief that he was a man who walked the earth and not merely some fiction writer's creation.
Sometimes I read a script and it's obvious from early on that it's one where the suspension of disbelief has to develop strongly from page one. Some are more reality-based.
I'm a great audience. I cry very easily. I suspend disbelief in two seconds.
It's absurd to think of 'Pride and Prejudice,' this classic, beloved book, beset with a zombie uprising. The goal is to make you suspend your disbelief enough to allow you to get lost in the story and believe what you're reading for a while.
Whenever you're writing a book or creating a movie or a game, your first task is to get the reader/audience/player to suspend disbelief, to buy into the logic and boundaries of your world, even though those boundaries might include things like dragons and magic. To do that, you need long threads - of history and culture.
R. A. Salvatore
John F. Kennedy
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