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I have a mind to join a club and beat you over the head with it.
He that will believe only what he can fully comprehend must have a long head or a very short creed.
Pierre Teilhard de Chardin
It usually helps me write by reading - somehow the reading gear in your head turns the writing gear.
Very rarely do I talk off the top of my head on stage. I'm not an improv guy. I'm a writer-guy who presents what he's written.
Abstaining is favorable both to the head and the pocket.
W. C. Fields
That sort of half sigh, which, accompanied by two or three slight nods of the head, is pity's small change in general society.
It's my old girl that advises. She has the head. But I never own to it before her. Discipline must be maintained.
My mother was very strong. Once, she picked up a coconut and smashed it against my father's head. It taught me about women defending themselves and not collapsing in a heap.
It is the heart always that sees, before the head can see.
I get impatient with people working on a film that have their head in their hands like it's the most complicated thing in the world.
In action a great heart is the chief qualification. In work, a great head.
The cosmos is about the smallest hole that a man can hide his head in.
Gilbert K. Chesterton
I didn't tell any of my friends that I wanted to be a comedian, because I was superstitious. I thought if I told people, it wouldn't happen. So I kept it all in my head for years and years.
I wear a hat on stage so that people won't be blinded by the reflection from my head. Also, if I don't wear a hat, there's no way that the hat can be at that level by itself on the stage.
The last act is bloody, however pleasant all the rest of the play is: a little earth is thrown at last upon our head, and that is the end forever.
You know those things that you throw the twigs into and it spits them out? That's what I do. The branches are like life, and I throw them into my head and some of it comes out as humor.
When I'm on stage, it's really intense. My mind is going a million miles an hour, trying to remember my act, trying to say it all the right way. It's funny how different it looks and how it's happening. There are three Fellini circuses in my head, and outwardly it looks like I'm going to get a bagel.
I can well conceive a man without hands, feet, head. But I cannot conceive man without thought; he would be a stone or a brute.
True humor springs not more from the head than from the heart. It is not contempt; its essence is love. It issues not in laughter, but in still smiles, which lie far deeper.
The head never rules the heart, but just becomes its partner in crime.
If you are going to describe the history of animation, you'd look at the early Disney work, then 'Bugs Bunny,' 'Road Runner' and other Warner Brothers theatrical productions. But when you got to 'Rocky and Bullwinkle,' you'd see they were unique: They assumed you had a brain in your head.
Don't rule out working with your hands. It does not preclude using your head.
For a man to attain to an eminent degree in learning costs him time, watching, hunger, nakedness, dizziness in the head, weakness in the stomach, and other inconveniences.
Miguel de Cervantes
You can't get your head around something if you're yelling.
It is an old custom amongst Jewish children, to become war-like on the 'L'ag Beomer.' They arm themselves from head to foot with wooden swords, pop-guns and bows and arrows. They take food with them, and go off to wage war.
John F. Kennedy
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