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I once said that CGI makes you less inventive. At the time I was bemoaning the loss of the practical stunt. If a stunt can be done practically and safely, I'd rather do it old-style.
'Tis not where we lie, but whence we fell; the loss of heaven's the greatest pain in hell.
Pedro Calderon de la Barca
Romantic love can be terrifying. We experience another human being as enormously important to us. So there is surrender - not a surrender to the other person so much as to our feeling for the other person. What is the obstacle? The possibility of loss.
My assignment is to take my situation and to use it to help others who feel hopeless and/or helpless because of loss.
I've never thought about songwriting as a weapon. I've only thought about it as a way to help me get through love and loss and sadness and loneliness and growing up.
Anyone who has experienced a certain amount of loss in their life has empathy for those who have experienced loss.
There's nothing that symbolizes loss or grief more than a mother losing a child.
If you are ever at a loss to support a flagging conversation, introduce the subject of eating.
When a role for a young guy is being offered to me, I think of River Phoenix. It feels like a loss.
I freak out if I go a little too long without being in the gym. For a long time it was all about getting the weight off because I was 240 pounds at my heaviest, and now I'm around 175, so the majority of that weight loss was due to diet and exercise.
Sabotage did not involve loss of life, and it offered the best hope for future race relations. Bitterness would be kept to a minimum and, if the policy bore fruit, democratic government could become a reality.
I am involved in a freedom ride protesting the loss of the minority rights belonging to the few remaining earthbound stars. All we demanded was our right to twinkle.
The loss of a child is my greatest nightmare.
As soon as questions of will or decision or reason or choice of action arise, human science is at a loss.
President Barack Obama has stood watch over the greatest job loss in modern American history. And that, my friends, is one inconvenient truth that will haunt this President throughout history.
Any natural, normal human being, when faced with any kind of loss, will go from shock all the way through acceptance.
In 1949, China declared independence - an event known in Western discourse as 'the loss of China' in the U.S. - with bitter recriminations and conflict over who was responsible for that loss.
Children, dear and loving children, can alone console a woman for the loss of her beauty.
Honore de Balzac
If it were not for the company of fools, a witty man would often be greatly at a loss.
Francois de La Rochefoucauld
The loss of liberty at home is to be charged to the provisions against danger, real or imagined, from abroad.
I think the heartbreak of September 11 - America's grief not only over the loss of life but also the loss of our own innocence - has expanded us as people because it has tenderized our hearts. On a psychological level, the American people have matured as a result of that awful day.
I am always at a loss at how much to believe of my own stories.
The mark of a true politician is that he is never at a loss for words because he is always half-expecting to be asked to make a speech.
Richard M. Nixon
Sometimes we feel the loss of a prejudice as a loss of vigor.
If we can have record high unemployment, record job loss, and just an absolutely anemic economic recovery because of Obama's policies, and he's not blamed for it, what makes anybody think he's gonna get blamed when an insurance company starts doubling their premiums?
Everything that everyone is afraid of has already happened: The fragility of capitalism, which we don't want to admit; the loss of the empire of the United States; and American exceptionalism. In fact, American exceptionalism is that we are exceptionally backward in about fifteen different categories, from education to infrastructure.
A. P. J. Abdul Kalam
Leonardo da Vinci
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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We must not always talk in the market-place of what happens to us in the forest.
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