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Love is the ultimate theme, but it's not just for women.
If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a hundred canvases on the same theme.
A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction. It should be a progression of moods and feelings. The theme, what's behind the emotion, the meaning, all that comes later.
We must have a theme, a goal, a purpose in our lives. If you don't know where you're aiming, you don't have a goal. My goal is to live my life in such a way that when I die, someone can say, she cared.
Mary Kay Ash
Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
The English countryside, its growth and its destruction, is a genuine and tragic theme.
E. M. Forster
Close your eyes and place your finger on a map. Wherever it lands, that's the theme of the evening. So many times we settle for routine dishes. This forces you to try new cuisines.
I don't know why my brain has kept all the words to the Gilligan's Island theme song and has deleted everything about triangles.
Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign.
It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely appealed to on each trifling theme.
New York is a theme park for people with IQs over 108.
We're a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules. It's unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme, my dear .
Countries have lost their culture because what they wanted was money. Money became the running theme in every country and culture was sacrificed.
Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion... the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate.
'Dilbert' became popular during the downsizing of the '90s, and job security was a major theme of the strip.
To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme. No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea, though many there be that have tried it.
The idea that we cause harm by doing what we perceive to be the right thing, that's another theme that interests me. Because most people don't intend to cause harm, they cause harm by doing the right thing - in their mind.
If a theme or idea is too near the surface, the novel becomes simply a tract illustrating an idea.
I think doing variations on a classical theme is a dangerous thing to do.
However, there's no theme or concept behind Heathen, just a number of songs but somehow there is a thread that runs through it that is quite as strong as any of my thematic type albums.
Everyone needs a theme song! It should make you feel like a million dollars.
The whole theme of Interview with the Vampire was Louis's quest for meaning in a godless world. He searched to find the oldest existing immortal simply to ask, What is the meaning of what we are?
If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books and the Quest for Tomorrow books, you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic questions that Star Trek asked.
I did a cover of the James Bond theme, and I felt like such a fraud, because the original is so good.
I hold any writer sufficiently justified who is himself in love with his theme.
Composers in the old days used to keep strictly to the base of the theme, as their real subject. Beethoven varies the melody, harmony and rhythms so beautifully.
Wherever my story takes me, however dark and difficult the theme, there is always some hope and redemption, not because readers like happy endings, but because I am an optimist at heart. I know the sun will rise in the morning, that there is a light at the end of every tunnel.
My mother and I parting company at four years old is a recurring theme; although it's not symbolically necessarily present, it's present in all my relationships.
My theme is going to be: Together we can win the future. The right policies lead to the right results. And I'm going to argue that President Obama will lose the future because the wrong policies lead to the wrong results.
I've never sat down and thought about the difference between plot and theme. To me, that's never been important.
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