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When written in Chinese, the word "crisis"
is composed of two characters.
One represents danger and the other represents opportunity.
- John F. Kennedy

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The happiest moments my heart knows are those in which
it is pouring forth its affections to a few esteemed characters.
- Thomas Jefferson

I choose my friends for their good looks,
my acquaintances for their good characters,
and my enemies for their intellects.
A man cannot be too careful in the choice of his enemies.
- Oscar Wilde

For example, I like using strong Greek and Roman Renaissance
characters as part of my series.
- Frank Bruno

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My books are primarily plot driven but the best plot
in the world is useless if you don't populate them
with characters that readers can care about.
- Jeffery Deaver

All the characters in my books are imagined,
but all have a bit of who I am in them -
much like the characters in your dreams are all formed by who you are.
- Alice Hoffman

Definitely they write themselves.
It's an amazing experience.
It's like the characters have come alive and are sitting
on my shoulder talking to me,
telling me their tales.
- R. A. Salvatore


 

I am the common man.
I'm polite, I love my family and I play by the rules.
And sometimes I get pushed around.
That's my lifestyle, and that's what I try to bring to characters.
- Eugene Levy

In a novel, on the other hand, you not only have to describe the rooms,
but the clothes, the characters and what they are thinking.
It's a much more in-depth process.
- Sidney Sheldon

I admire the world of the books and the characters that she's created,
but I'm not an addict of Harry Potter.
I don't feel possessive about it.
- Ralph Fiennes

You treat characters like people you meet in life-friends or mentors.
- Wes Bentley

It's not enough to hit the notes.
There is no point in the singers just standing there
and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with
the characters they are portraying.
- Bruce Beresford

It's just so much fun to make up characters,
situations, and everything else about a story.
I have so much freedom and flexibility to do whatever I want.
- Margaret Haddix

I'm usually working on my own mythology,
my own realm of created characters.
Stories in mythology inspire me, though I may not be conscious of it.
- Anne Rice

If you look at Marvel Comics, there are very few Marvel
characters I would like to write.
- Garth Ennis

Interestingly that some of the characters did not turn
out the way Jim and Allen had envisioned them.
- Mary Tyler Moore

I sometimes wonder if the inability to find oneself
makes one seek oneself in other people,
in characters.
- John Cazale

Example has more followers than reason.
We unconsciously imitate what pleases us,
and approximate to the characters we most admire.
- Christian Nestell Bovee

You can be interested in a Jane Smiley novel whether
or not anyone says a word.
She enters into her characters' thoughts with great understanding and depth.
- Richard Russo

Few characters in history are indispensable.
- Albert Bushnell Hart

I'm first and foremost interested in the story,
the characters.
- David Lean

I'm always willing to endure humiliation on behalf of my characters.
- Ben Stiller

Reading a novel in which all characters illustrate patience,
hard work, chastity, and delayed gratification could
be a pretty dull experience.
- Thomas Perry

People ask me to record their answering machines all the time.
I love it.
It's a miracle to me that people want to hear back those characters.
- Mike Myers

In writing a series of stories about the same characters,
plan the whole series in advance in some detail,
to avoid contradictions and inconsistencies.
- L. Sprague de Camp

Quite casually I wander into my plot,
poke around with my characters for a while,
then amble off, leaving no moral proved and no reader improved.
- Thorne Smith

Yeah, what happened was Universal wanted one of the
characters to be nice so they chose me so there was
a scene where the girl was tied to the bed and I let her go.
- Matthew McGrory

I'd like to play characters who are older -
I don't want to be playing 14-year-olds too much longer.
- Alison Lohman

No matter who the characters are, you can strip them
down and find small universal truths.
- Jena Malone

I felt they had really moved the characters in a direction
that was very interesting.
The family had really felt the impact of what had happened to the.
- JoBeth Williams

You have to love the characters you play,
even if no one else does.
- Glenn Close

It's kind of ironic that the two sports with the greatest characters,
boxing and horse racing, have both been on the decline.
In both cases it's for the lack of a suitable hero.
- Dick Schaap

I've sort of dealt with the characters' lives more;
particularly the women characters.
- Gilbert Hernandez

Characters do not change.
Opinions alter, but characters are only developed.
- Benjamin Disraeli

There's so much of, it could have been a very critical
examination of what happened,
and really the emotional lives of the people involved
sort of carry the characters forward.
- Jeremy Northam

I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex,
bigger than life characters.
- Conrad Hall

I want people to like me.
They don't have to always like my characters,
you understand.
- Kathleen Turner

Storylines are how characters create the plots involved in their stories.
- Chelsea Quinn Yarbro

The Chinese, by their favourite system of dwarfing,
contrive to make it, when only a foot and a half or two feet high,
have all the characters of an aged cedar of Lebanon.
- Robert Fortune

I had an obsession that I was male characters from movies.
- Illeana Douglas

I always find stuff in my characters to relate to.
- Gerard Butler

It was such a paradox for me that the only thing I know how to do is act,
but that the first thing I abandoned while writing were the characters.
- Bryce Dallas Howard

In the past, TSR and now Wizards of the Coast have
asked me to do game stats for my characters,
and I'm never comfortable doing that.
It's all relative after all.
- R. A. Salvatore

Real-life people are often the hardest to play,
people that you recreate who have actually lived,
because you have to live up to people's knowledge of those characters.
- Derek Jacobi

Although this is a fictitious story the history is real.
You don't want to re-write history but you certainly
want to portray events and characters as realistically as you can.
- James D'arcy

To create characters, one must build background.
And one of the tools we use is improvisation.
- Harvey Keitel

I think there are a lot more relationship scenes in
my movies that people tend to overlook.
A lot of scenes really feel real and are about the characters.
- Jan de Bont

I wanted to give readers the feeling of knowing the characters,
a mental image.
- Michael Chabon

High aims form high characters, and great objects bring out great minds.
- Tryon Edwards

Let them cant about decorum, Who have characters to lose!
- Robert Burns

None of my characters seem to have had sex yet -
I haven't written about that.
And I wouldn't want to deal with what's happening in Oregon -
the school shootings.
- Paula Danziger

No author has created with less emphasis such pathetic
characters as Chekhov has.
- Vladimir Nabokov

In a way, the characters often do take over.
- Margaret Mahy

You can't have virtue without sin.
What I'm after is having my characters' virtues defined
by how they operate in a very sinful environment.
That's how you test people.
- Frank Miller

Truly great actors carry their characters in silence with them.
They communicate without words the relationships that predate the movie.
- Sam Mendes

I always try to make my characters people,
and yet I always want to entertain.
- Jeffrey Combs

I love inventing worlds and characters and settings and scenarios.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

A lot of male actors are method actors and they become
the characters which they both were.
- Izabella Scorupco

If I showed you scripts from my first few movies,
the descriptions of my characters all said 'the ugly girl'.
- Winona Ryder

I always believed in my characters.
I lived them.
- Irene Dunne

I do remember being a fan of the Marvel characters
and not liking the DC characters at all.
- Alfred Molina

The vampire was a complete change from the usual romantic
characters I was playing,
but it was a success.
- Bela Lugosi

All characters come from people I know,
but after the initial inspiration, I tend to modify
the characters so they fit with the story.
- Nicholas Sparks

I'm in the business to push it.
I'm not likely to be attracted to characters I've already done.
- Mark Harmon

I also try very hard to create characters -
both heroes and villains -
with psychological depth.
- Jeffery Deaver

Besides, it doesn't make any sense to have these characters
living in the year 3000 when all their points of reference
are from the pop culture of the 80's and the 90's.
- Joel Hodgson

I'm a neurotic New York Jew by birth.
Creating characters is second nature to me.
- Len Wein

Clean living is the cardinal principle in the lives
of the world's greatest athletes,
as the phenomenal performances of these outstanding
characters will obviously show.
- Major Taylor

I created the characters from what I read in the script.
I decided how I should talk, accent,
no accent,
my own voice, or a created voice.
Then, I visualize what I should look like.
- Ruth Buzzi

I just have my own taste, and I just try and stick with that.
I'm just trying to play as many characters as I can
for as long as I have an opportunity to.
- Ryan Gosling

George Lucas puts those types of characters in for the kids.
Same with Jar Jar.
- Peter Mayhew


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