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In some ways Lawler is a conceptual Diane Arbus. She's a stalker who takes advantage of situations. She pulls back curtains, causing normal things to look freakish and the freakish to turn mundane.
I have a condition called Aspergers Syndrome, which is like a mild form of autism It means I don't interact properly in certain social situations.
In life and in movies, it's a similar challenge, where you have expectations, and you end up in situations that are not meeting your expectations.
Sometimes films ignore other points of view because it's simpler to tell the story that way, but the more genuine and sympathetic you are to different points of view and situations, the more real the story is.
I think what is British about me is my feelings and awareness of others and their situations. English people are always known to be well mannered and cold but we are not cold - we don't interfere in your situation. If we are heartbroken, we don't scream in your face with tears - we go home and cry on our own.
Myths are wonderful tools that we've had, oh, for eons now that help us navigate the situations we find ourselves in.
I've had to deal with all different types of situations - positive and negative and extremes of both.
So when I write characters and situations and relationships, I try to sort of utilize what I know about the world, limited as it is, and what I hear from my friends and see with my relatives.
Everyone designs who devises courses of action aimed at changing existing situations into preferred ones.
I try to support groups that are about educating people about different races, different religions, different cultures and different situations so that we can break down the barriers of prejudice and bigotry.
Politics and war are remarkably similar situations.
I set up situations that involve abandoning control and finding out what happens.
Happiness is understanding that friendship is more precious than mere things, more precious than getting your own way, more precious than being in situations where true principles are not at stake.
J. Donald Walters
It's much easier to cheat than it is to be loyal. Everyone goes through down times. You just don't put yourself in those situations, you know?
Within the process of filming, unexpected situations occur.
If you look at my life, generally, I've been put in situations which were difficult and which I conquered.
There are no hopeless situations; there are only men who have grown hopeless about them.
Clare Boothe Luce
You know, men and women are a lot alike in certain situations. Like when they're both on fire - they're exactly alike.
My stay-married secret would probably be exercising good communication, not when you have to but all the time. I think if you do that, you kinda just cleanse the situations, so there's not build up. I think that's probably the best way to do it.
When young we are faithful to individuals, when older we grow loyal to situations and to types.
There are no desperate situations, there are only desperate people.
Plot, rules, nor even poetry, are not half so great beauties in tragedy or comedy as a just imitation of nature, of character, of the passions and their operations in diversified situations.
I like to look at how people work together when they are put into stressful situations, when life stops being cozy.
I think I've still got a bit of a sado-masochistic streak in me, because if I'm not going to be restricted by corsets and covered in lace, then I still wind up wearing an ape-mask over my face. I do wonder how I get myself in these situations!
Helena Bonham Carter
A good many dramatic situations begin with screaming.
Whether you were talking about Pillsbury, Burger King, Godfather's, the National Restaurant Association, in each one of those situations, I had a daunting problem that I had to solve. And I used the same business principles to approach the problem and, more importantly, solve the problem in every one of the situations.
I do think sometimes people get morally superior without understanding situations.
Neither situations nor people can be altered by the interference of an outsider. If they are to be altered, that alteration must come from within.
Bad things do happen in the world, like war, natural disasters, disease. But out of those situations always arise stories of ordinary people doing extraordinary things.
In situations of military conflict, civil strife, lawlessness, bad governance, and human rights violations, terrorists find it easier to hide, train and prepare their attacks.
Gijs de Vries
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