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Ask everyone whether they're an actor or a doctor or a teacher or whatever is entitled to his or her opinion. But unfortunately, because actors are in the public eye, whether we want it or not, sometimes our opinions carry more weight or influence than they deserve.
Looking back, I wince at the careless way I tossed out my opinions.
Opinions are like snowflakes, you know what I'm saying?
In the discovery of secret things and in the investigation of hidden causes, stronger reasons are obtained from sure experiments and demonstrated arguments than from probable conjectures and the opinions of philosophical speculators of the common sort.
I'm intrigued by films that have a singular vision behind them. A lot of studio movies have ten writers by the time they're done. You have a movie testing 200 times, making adjustments according to various people's opinions. It's difficult to have an undistilled vision.
Actors always have opinions.
None of us are claiming that the statistical analysts understand the game of football as well as the football coaches do, or that our analysis should take precedence over the informed opinions of experts. I'm not saying that at all.
The train's always full of football fans going up to see matches. Oh, they make sure I hear their points of view all right. They all want to have their say about their team, and make their opinions known.
Men who borrow their opinions can never repay their debts.
Edward F. Halifax
A painting in a museum hears more ridiculous opinions than anything else in the world.
Edmond de Goncourt
No one will stop to help you when you are in need, but everyone forces opinions upon you that you do not require.
I think this Occupy Wall Street thing is great. I think that is a good thing and that people need to stand up, voice their opinions, and be heard.
Wisdom is keeping a sense of fallibility of all our views and opinions.
I didn't go to a conservatoire, and I have certain low opinions of certain aspects of the conservatory experience.
They might object to some of my opinions, but they don't object to my behavior as a judge.
The people must know that from this day on, we want their opinions.
Art is a subject that is inundated with opinions. In fact, that's all it is about is opinions.
What's really interesting about actors, is that we all have opinions on how people's careers look, but I think you never have any idea of your own, or what other people think of you.
The aspect of congresses and such meetings generally to which I attach the greatest importance is the discussion. That is why people assemble: to hear different opinions, rather than to pass resolutions.
I do think that people get really emotionally involved in the TV shows that they love and I think that is fantastic. Of course they are going to have opinions. The other thing is that people project onto their television shows. They see a character and layer on many traits that are actually their own or their idea of what that character is.
Thus the Convention is unequivocal in its call for children to be consulted, to have their opinions heard and to have their best interests considered when law and policies are being drafted.
I don't know how Frank presented the old Mothers, since I never read the book. There might be some opinions on what he said, but I - or anyone else - could not make any corrections to anything Frank did.
Jimmy Carl Black
Books and opinions, no matter from whom they came, if they are in opposition to human rights, are nothing but dead letters.
Ernestine L. Rose
It is quite extraordinary how very various are the opinions entertained on this point, and, before sifting them, one must be careful in the first place to eliminate from our inquiry the cases of that considerable class of persons who pinch themselves.
Working on the film really made me confront my opinions about change and gentrification.
People have their own opinions but sometimes with the media things get chopped up and cut around to make stories out of it.
I think I'm also more open to other writers being present and listening to other opinions, whereas before I was going through my angsty teen years while making records.
My parents always asked me what I thought, listened to my opinions, articulated their diagnoses of our challenges at home and abroad, and shared their ideas for how to build a more equal and prosperous country. I always felt part of their call to serve and part of my father's journey.
I have thousands of opinions still - but that is down from millions - and, as always, I know nothing.
We aren't people who believe that just because we're performers our opinions on everything need to be known.
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