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Mystical references to society and its programs to help may warm the hearts of the gullible but what it really means is putting more power in the hands of bureaucrats.
Well, I have a lot of food references in my work.
There are writers in Germany who drink the Absolute like water; and there are books in which even the dogs make references to the Infinite.
Karl Wilhelm Friedrich Schlegel
When you're shooting you go to references in your mind. You think about how you should stand in these particular clothes, or how you should move. You think about the different characters you're playing, really.
My life before children I don't really remember. I've heard references to it, but I really don't remember.
No references to the need to fight terror can be an argument for restricting human rights.
Whatever happens in my life from now on, I know the day I finally die - the final act of my script - people will always make references to the work I've done with Almodovar.
For me, what makes life enjoyable is having a shared culture and shared references.
There are a lot of Grinches out there that would like nothing better than to take any references to religion out of the holiday season.
I'm a plethora of stolen jokes and kitschy references.
People constantly make pop-culture references. That's why it's called popular culture, because people are aware of it and reference it constantly.
I can see now that a concept or even a feeling makes no sense unless out of our substance we spin around it a web of references, of relationships, of values.
Photography obviously lends itself so well towards fashion. It's capturing that moment and that inspiration, and as a designer you are constantly walking through the world assimilating those visual references you have and so being able to solidify that into a photograph and keep it on your mood board is essential to creating a collection.
I have a lot of cultural references that have amassed in my brain like shrapnel over the years that are meaningful to me.
I've never set out consciously to write American music. I don't know what that would be unless the obvious Appalachian folk references.
Anyone who really studies Catholicism deeply is aware of the mystical nature of our faith. Even references to Christ's mystical body has connections to that principle.
I think being a foreigner and talking about Hollywood allowed me to use some cliches and some references that an American would maybe not use.
All my references are 50 years old-when somebody shot J.R., you know? Oh my god, I'm 100!
There are no movie references that I can think of in 'Robopocalypse.' However, there are tons of personal references. For example, the IP address that Lurker tracks actually goes back to the Robotics Institute at Carnegie Mellon University, where I studied robotics.
Daniel H. Wilson
I did a series called Ned and Stacey for two years for Fox back in the 90s. I was writer on it as well as a producer, and it was very important to me that there were no contemporary references.
Thomas Haden Church
I wanted to write songs which I think is a different thing. I wanted to write music that is informed by folk music. The chord progressions are obvious references.
I think the only boundaries are individual and personal. A writer should be free to write about anything he or she wants to, including the twin towers. I have made small references to 9/11 in my past two books.
Above all, in comedy, and again and again since classical times, passages can be found in which the level of representation is interrupted by references to the spectators or to the fictive nature of the play.
My first novel is loaded with food references largely because my cupboards were bare, and I was writing hungry.
I see some recurring themes: things that feel threaded together, some symbolic references, and songs about some of the big questions, like death. There are a lot of references to weather, too!
Jewish persecution is a historical memory of the present generation and people fear it in the present day, and that's why those references are so much more powerful. I just understand that better now.
I certainly wanted to write a book that was honest about New Orleans without explaining it to death, so much so that the first draft contained references absolutely incomprehensible to anyone who hasn't lived here for several years.
Poppy Z. Brite
I think young people have a wonderful reaction to color because it's not screwed up by too many references.
But it's not just a game of finding literary references.
Remember all those references to Macedonia as the oasis of peace in the Balkans. You only really appreciate it when you have lost it.
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