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It's always interesting - how do you actually convey thought through song? We're used to the convention on stage. In film, we used to be used to it, and now sometimes it works and sometimes it doesn't. You need to be fresh and really look at the material.
Henry James's later works would have been better had he resisted that curious sort of self-indulgence, dictating to a secretary. The roaming garrulousness of ordinary speech is usually corrected when it's transcribed into written prose.
Joyce Carol Oates
What business has science and capitalism got, bringing all these new inventions into the works, before society has produced a generation educated up to using them!
Travel works best when you're forced to come to terms with the place you're in.
If the works of Jesus were so much more wonderful than man could perform as to deserve to be called miracles, was it not nonsense to caution his disciples so strongly against being deluded by the works of others?
I've tested life and I've learned what works for me.
They decided to establish a museum of modern art where works by contemporary artists would be shown. Mother was viewed as a very progressive person, and not everybody liked the paintings she bought.
I've had Botox, but then again pretty much everyone I know has. To me, Botox is no more unusual than toothpaste. It works. You do it once a year - who cares?
'The Man In High Castle' is one of Dick's most imaginative and captivating works, and certainly one of my favorites.
Hardware works best when it matters the least.
Norman Ralph Augustine
Auction houses run a rigged game. They know exactly how many people will be bidding on a work and exactly who they are. In a gallery, works of art need only one person who wants to pay for them.
Any protester knows that the only way activism works is to get the people on your side.
Janine di Giovanni
Sometimes, you get too hopped up, too excited, and it works against you.
The last thing I ever wanted to get involved with is Hollywood. The way it works is that people get an idea you could possibly do something, but there's a one-in-a-hundred chance that it could get made.
Infatuated, half through conceit, half through love of my art, I achieve the impossible working as no one else ever works.
What is al Qaeda? It's an open source religious political movement that works off the global supply chain.
Looking back, it puzzles me that my parents decided to stay in Shanghai when they must have known that war was imminent. But the cotton works were my father's responsibility, and duty then counted for something.
J. G. Ballard
How do you rate works of genius? Partly by personal inclination, partly by accepted wisdom, partly by popularity.
Yoga changed my body 100 percent. It tones everything and leans you out. Dancer's pose is amazing. It works every muscle!
In industries where a lot of competitors are selling the same product - mangoes, gasoline, DVD players - price is the easiest way to distinguish yourself. The hope is that if you cut prices enough you can increase your market share, and even your profits. But this works only if your competitors won't, or can't, follow suit.
People send everyone hate mail. That's the way the world works right now, I'm nothing special.
I like doing accents. One of my friends works in hotel reservations and I'll ring her up and complain about the suite. Sometimes I get her.
It's the way the business works, you're not just an actor, you're a diplomat and a publicist and a politician, and there are certain expectations.
I only do two things in my life, and that's take care of my kids and work. Fortunately, these are my favorite things to do, so it works out.
Martin Luther King, Jr.
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