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The most amazing thing for me is that every single person who sees a movie, not necessarily one of my movies, brings a whole set of unique experiences. Now, through careful manipulation and good storytelling, you can get everybody to clap at the same time, to hopefully laugh at the same time, and to be afraid at the same time.
Endurance is not just the ability to bear a hard thing, but to turn it into glory.
Sometimes it is better to lose and do the right thing than to win and do the wrong thing.
The hardest thing about being famous is that people are always nice to you. You're in a conversation and everybody's agreeing with what you're saying - even if you say something totally crazy. You need people who can tell you what you don't want to hear.
The only good thing about times of adversity is that you realize who your real friends and fans are - and the rest go away - which in my mind is an OK thing.
I've been absolutely terrified every moment of my life - and I've never let it keep me from doing a single thing I wanted to do.
The writer must believe that what he is doing is the most important thing in the world. And he must hold to this illusion even when he knows it is not true.
What should young people do with their lives today? Many things, obviously. But the most daring thing is to create stable communities in which the terrible disease of loneliness can be cured.
Those who have never known the deep intimacy and the intense companionship of mutual love have missed the best thing that life has to give.
Sometimes a loss is the best thing that can happen. It teaches you what you should have done next time.
I think being different, going against the grain of society is the greatest thing in the world.
There is no such thing as perfect security, only varying levels of insecurity.
When I am finishing a picture, I hold some God-made object up to it - a rock, a flower, the branch of a tree or my hand - as a final test. If the painting stands up beside a thing man cannot make, the painting is authentic. If there's a clash between the two, it's bad art.
It's the little things citizens do. That's what will make the difference. My little thing is planting trees.
One thing that you can't fake is chemistry.
The only thing that could spoil a day was people. People were always the limiters of happiness except for the very few that were as good as spring itself.
The one thing I've learned in the last ten years is that successful artists don't get paid to write and sing songs, they get paid for the psychological roller coaster they're going to have to ride. That's the hard work.
Libraries allow children to ask questions about the world and find the answers. And the wonderful thing is that once a child learns to use a library, the doors to learning are always open.
My thing is this; if I'm sick enough to think it, then I'm sick enough to say it.
Sadness is a super important thing not to be ashamed about but to include in our lives. One of the bigger problems with sadness or depression is there's so much shame around it. If you have it you're a failure. You are felt as being very unattractive.
The most important thing for me is having a relationship with God. To know that the owner, the creator of the universe loves you, sent His Son to die for your sins; that's very empowering. Knowing Him and knowing that He loves me gives me encouragement and confidence to move forward.
If you're married, and you have a wife, and you really love your wife, is it good enough to only say to your wife 'I love her' the day you get married? Or should you tell her every single day when you wake up and every opportunity? And that's how I feel about my relationship with Jesus Christ is that it is the most important thing in my life.
The one thing we can never get enough of is love. And the one thing we never give enough is love.
Character is doing the right thing when nobody's looking. There are too many people who think that the only thing that's right is to get by, and the only thing that's wrong is to get caught.
J. C. Watts
Be like a postage stamp. Stick to one thing until you get there.
John F. Kennedy
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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