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Silences make the real conversations between friends. Not the saying but the never needing to say is what counts.
Margaret Lee Runbeck
It's very intense to be in front of a live audience. It's just an amazing experience. It's dangerous. Everything out there is heightened. The bad stuff is extra-worse. The silences are extra-silent. The good stuff is amazing. It's electric when you walk out there. For 90 minutes, you're on this other planet.
Death unites as well as separates; it silences all paltry feeling.
Honore de Balzac
In love, we worry more about the meaning of silences than the meaning of words.
I shall state silences more competently than ever a better man spangled the butterflies of vertigo.
Black writers, of whatever quality, who step outside the pale of what black writers are supposed to write about, or who black writers are supposed to be, are condemned to silences in black literary circles that are as total and as destructive as any imposed by racism.
Silences have a climax, when you have got to speak.
Nature's music is never over; her silences are pauses, not conclusions.
There are some long silences in Scandinavian and some Japanese films, when the audience knows action is taking place, but the audience hears no action.
John Henrik Clarke
If you're Australian, you feel it in your bones because you're at odds with everybody else, except other Australians, in the sense that people always seem to be behaving strangely. People always seem to be behaving the wrong way, in a different way. You say things and there are silences.
Even in the most beautiful music there are some silences, which are there so we can witness the importance of silence.
Lots of people aren't comfortable with silences. They feel they've got to fill the dead air.
'The Exorcist' is amazing because it recognizes that silences can be as powerful as sound effects.
Silences are the most underrated part of comedy.
The losses of the natural world are our loss, their silence silences something within the human mind.
Silences between movements are employed only in order to bring the opposing duo to the fore.
What's beautiful about the actual acting class environment is that you can use it to push through everything: push your voice, push your inhibitions, push your fears, push your confidence, push your vulnerability, push your silences.
I'm an instinctive actor. I just see the part and play it. I'm more interested in what isn't said - the silences.
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