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I've made many films and only a few times I've played real people.
The fate of our times is characterized by rationalization and intellectualization and, above all, by the disenchantment of the world.
I have consciously not taken the role of a gangster, which has been offered to me far too many times.
After a while, you have no idea how old you are because you've lied so many times.
Let's call a spade a spade - a lot of times when you are a vegetarian it is a just not very effective eating disorder.
One of the tragedies of modern times is that people have come to believe that something said by someone in the past, perhaps for illustrative or provocation purposes, actually represents that person's beliefs at the time.
Sometimes sushi is just superb, and other times there's nothing like a great big steak. It depends where your taste buds are at the time.
But on average, I go to the gym about four or five times a week. Today, I'm so experienced in training - I'm actually listening to my body now. My body needs freedom. When I train I create serenity and I produce oxygen in my blood. It helps me to think better and relax. By training, you accentuate the problem.
Jean Claude Van Damme
It was a wrong number that started it, the telephone ringing three times in the dead of night, and the voice on the other end asking for someone he was not.
At times in my life, I have been utterly lonely. At other times, I've had disgusting infectious diseases. Try admitting these things in our culture.
There are times when I'm driving home after a day's shooting, thinking to myself, That scene would've been so much better if I had written it out.
I think what it takes to succeed remains the same. You have to have a real love of your sport to carry you through all the bad times, you still want to go ski even when things aren't working. You must have a commitment to work hard and to never give up.
When I look at great works of art or listen to inspired music, I sense intimate portraits of the specific times in which they were created.
The '60s was one of the first times the power of music was used by a generation to bind them together.
After hurting myself like that, I could not go back immediately to racing. I was in no condition, mentally or physically. That helped me to strengthen myself to go through the hard times that were ahead with my business, and to be successful.
A lot of times when you go through a very traumatic situation and it's emotionally difficult to deal with you come back spiritually stronger. It changes you in a way.
An inventor fails 999 times, and if he succeeds once, he's in. He treats his failures simply as practice shots.
The other day the President said, I know you've had some rough times, and I want to do something that will show the nation what faith that I have in you, in your maturity and sense of responsibility. He paused, then said, would you like a puppy?
I do, indeed, close my door at times and surrender myself to a book, but only because I can open the door again and see a human face looking at me.
Those who have experienced the most, have suffered so much that they have ceased to hate. Hate is more for those with a slightly guilty conscience, and who by chewing on old hate in times of peace wish to demonstrate how great they were during the war.
There are certain times when public opinion is the worst of all opinions.
More than any audience in the world, Americans will cross their arms, stare at you and say, 'OK, whaddya got?' - no matter how many times you've proven it to them.
I don't think I could ever really be with a woman because that's a lot of... Yeah, there's a lot of estrogen and I'm a lot to deal with when it's that time of the month, so I can't imagine it times two.
Many times when you make a movie, it feels like your biggest mistake. But even if a film isn't a hit, you shouldn't view it as a mistake.
Form follows profit is the aesthetic principle of our times.
Though times have changed, it's a nice surprise to see that youthful feeling of anti-war sentiment returning once more to the cobbled main streets of Europe.
I've studied various schools of thought... I acknowledge that some Muslims consider music prohibited, but I've found a lot of evidence from the life of the Prophet to show that he allowed certainly, but even encouraged, music at certain times.
The average celebrity meets, in one year, ten times the amount of people that the average person meets in his entire life.
I am, as a character, at times, a little overbearing. I recognize that.
I do feel a lot of times like I'm out of my league with my kids in terms of what my responsibility is.
Louis C. K.
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