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I don't draw on my inner life in my work.
The poverty found in rural areas has some characteristics that are very different from the poverty found in inner cities.
I think for everyone it's good to have your own personal work on a character and a film before you even start rehearsing, to have an inner life.
If you're an old pro, you know how well you're doing when you're doing it, and your inner government spanks you if you're not doing well.
One of my most important 'Secrets of Adulthood': Outer order contributes to inner calm.
Stay out of the loop, the club, the inner circle.
Richard Pryor introduced me to the world of the inner city, and the urban world, and did it hysterically. My favorite comedian, even though we work 180 degrees differently, but funny is funny is funny.
You might hear people decry the loss of privacy in today's world, but radical transparency is dramatically reducing violence everywhere. Most violent things happen in the dark when no one's watching, whether it's an oppressive dictator or someone causing violence in the inner city.
When I'm acting, I'm two beings. There's the one monitoring the distance between myself and the camera, making sure I hit my marks, and there is the one driven by this inner fire, this delicious fear.
In Paris, where I live, the inner neighborhoods are only available to the white elite. The poor and dispossessed are shuffled out to suburbs and never seen.
Janine di Giovanni
Money and prices and markets don't give us exact information about how much our suburbs, freeways, and spandex cost. Instead, everything else is giving us accurate information: our beleaguered air and watersheds, our overworked soils, our decimated inner cities. All of these provide information our prices should be giving us but do not.
I write because I feel driven to write. I write from a sense of inner necessity. I don't write for anything other than that.
I think a lot of people relate to some of my characters' inner struggles.
I'd like to see Apple and Dell factories be brought to the inner cities; in every project in America, there's some factory there, and it's abandoned, and I'd like to see those factories open and bring jobs to America.
Nixon's deep antipathy toward Jews is well known, and he took a strange satisfaction in having Kissinger in his inner circle, where he could periodically taunt him.
Spiritual formation is for everyone. Just as there is an 'outer you' that is being formed and shaped all the time, like it or not, by accident or on purpose, so there is an 'inner you.' You have a spirit.
As a good wine must be kept in a good cask, so a wholesome body is the proper foundation for a well-appointed inner ground.
My inner motivation is to make the world a better place; the bad guy and the good guy think the same thing.
I love it when talented actors can bring characters to life. Anybody who wears their feelings on their sleeve and has a harder, crusty shell - like I do - is definitely protecting an inner sensitivity.
I write my books in my head, and not in a specific study with a view. The view is from my inner eyes.
I'm a novelist, a critic, an essayist - I tend to see politics as a subset of cultures rather than the other way around. It's a human enterprise, a tool or a technology revealing our collective inner self.
I grew up in an inner city neighborhood called the Benson Hurst section of Brooklyn, which was a very embracing, warm, family-type neighborhood.
You can change the circumstances but you can never change man's inner nature.
I write based on powerful inner impulses, and those seem to shift over time.
My exercise varies from yoga to Pilates. The yoga provides me with achieving my balance and mental relaxation, whereas the Pilates allow me to work my inner core through stretching and keeping my muscles toned.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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