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Getting a role in 'Harry Potter' was like winning the lottery. But no one deserves an acting job.
The Federal Reserve has an official commitment to two different policies. One is to prevent inflation from getting too high. The second is to maintain high employment... the European Central Bank has only the first. It has no commitment to keep employment up.
I have no problem getting financing. I have a problem catching ideas that I fall in love with for the next feature.
The dominant theory coming out of Hollywood is that peoples' attention spans are getting shorter and shorter and they need more stimulation.
The most important part of life is work, it's the flow, it's getting stuff done, feeling like you're doing something.
Getting bogged down in old stories stops the flow of learning by censoring our perceptions, making us functionally deaf and blind to new information. Once the replay button gets pushed, we no longer form new ideas or conclusions - the old ones are so cozy.
There are those who advocate, and those who do. I'm not trying to slight my peers, but there is a difference between using a soapbox and actually getting your hands dirty. I've spent not only years and millions of dollars but hours and hours and hours of my time doing what I do, and that's very different from what anyone else is doing.
Jon Bon Jovi
The effort invested in 'getting it right' should be commensurate with the importance of the decision.
I want to promote poetry to the point where you got all the baldhead kids running around doing poetry, getting the music out of the way and having only words, the spoken word, and then see what happens.
There's a feeling of elation that comes after getting off stage and then there's a feeling of utter sadness that comes after getting off the stage.
I love getting cookbooks - people will give them to me, and I read them like novels and file everything away.
I'm getting positive feedback for my acting so we'll see if any other interesting parts come up.
Vail Resorts School of Shred program is a great way to help encourage kids to stay active by getting them outside and on the mountain.
I think the biggest things I am looking forward to is getting new faces into the sport. Getting kids who could be afraid of water to feel comfortable in the pool.
The night I announced I was getting married, Daddy paced for hours on the porch.
Always changing genres, making very different films is a good idea. It's a way of making yourself feel vulnerable again, getting back to that innocence. As is working within a circumspect budget.
I described the CEO job as knowing what to do and getting the company to do what you want. Designing a proper company culture will help you get your company to do what you want in certain important areas for a very long time.
Laying the groundwork for smaller, smarter government, especially at the federal level, is going to be tough. But it is essential for getting us back on the path to long-term prosperity.
People are not used to seeing an older woman on screen, unless she's playing a character role. Why can't they make a movie about a woman who's forty-five who's falling in love or getting divorced? Why does the leading role always have to be a woman who's twenty-three or twenty-eight?
People think that Detroit is this barren wasteland. While there are parts that are not as nice as others, the misconception is not true. It is definitely not a thriving community in Detroit, but it is getting there. There is a lot of heart and love in this city.
Getting out of bed in the morning is an act of false confidence.
I read every book about Buster Keaton and Chaplin to see how they worked - it's all about dedication, tunnel vision, pursuit of perfection, getting the gag right.
Cultural anthropology is more and more rapidly getting to realize itself as a strictly historical science.
Getting through high school and college was one of my greatest achievements.
More and more, cultural groups are cross-pollinating, and we're getting much more interesting art as a result.
William Arthur Ward
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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