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I don't know why people are so surprised by my live performances. My approach is so simple; every song I sing, every story I tell, every move I make, must move the audience to laughter, tears or inspiration. Otherwise, why should I do it?
Without going into too much detail, the end of my major action scene, after the climax of the scene, there was one little change that I suggested regarding the way things should turn out. It was in the detail of the tears of blood.
Baseball is not a lot of statistics to me. It's blood and tears.
I've been a victim in every film I have done so far. It would be nice to play someone who doesn't get killed for once. Then again, I am getting really good at screaming and fake tears.
Jessie Wallace was the first time I erupted. She was late, she was young. She's not like that any more. I lost my temper. It was silly and I burst into tears and ran up to the producer. I said I had been terrible and amateur.
If someone had told me when I was a kid I'd get an ovation from Frank Sinatra! One time, I did a song called 'I Am A Singer', but I rewrote the words for Frank. I was in tears and, when he got up, so was he.
Variety is important when it comes to exercise. I don't do anything that bores me to tears.
Anybody can build a building, putting some doors into it, but how many times have you been in a building that moves you to tears the way Beethoven's 'Eighth' does?
I just don't believe in abortion, period. But I would never take away a woman's right to choose what's good for her body. But I still believe that when you do have an abortion, still inside, you go through a lot of stuff. It tears away at your spirit and your soul. So I don't think people think about that.
When the object that is produced, the photographic image has the ability to make tears come to your eyes; to inspire you to the point where you have to catch your breath, then nothing else matters.
But there are other things than dissipation that thicken the features. Tears, for example.
Those most moved to tears by every word of a preacher are generally weak and a rascal when the feelings evaporate.
New York is such a competitive place; it tears people apart. People come here and, if they can't make it in the first month, they get torn apart and they have to go back to where they came from. I don't think that's terribly healthy.
The pleasures of the mighty are obtained by the tears of the poor.
When I went to Africa, I was reduced to floods of tears every day.
Well, we ought to be stirred, even to tears, by society's ills.
You couldn't pay me enough money to go back to being 20. So many tears; what a nightmare it was. It's much better being older.
I can't cut out a piece of cloth and make a lovely dress, but I can mend tears in shirts and sew on buttons.
No one - apart from my agent, perhaps - should leave one of my shows in tears.
There are enough tears in any child's life; we certainly don't need to add to them in the name of entertainment.
Well, I would have much preferred to have had a normal childhood. I would have loved it if my greatest dilemma, at 14, was whether to go to Benetton for my pullovers. I would have preferred not to have cried all the tears I have cried.
I have sometimes imagined my own death and brought myself to tears.
The first time I had sat down to a meal I had grown on my own, along with a bottle of wine that we had made, I burst into tears. To be in touch and be in tune with that is an extraordinary gift.
I'm often very relaxed when I'm on the wire. There may be some tears because this is a dream of mine.
Tears may be dried up, but the heart - never.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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