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It's amazing that this is still news to people,
by Adam Arkin

It's amazing that this is still news to people,
but that affects the final outcome of the film.
When people are treated well, and they're made to feel valued,
they give 110 percent.
- Adam Arkin

We all look to have transcendent experiences that lift us out of the everyday,
and fear is a good one.
But, I think it's the same reason why people want to laugh their heads off.
- Adam Arkin

First and foremost, it was fun.
Everybody involved with it made you feel like they
were an important contributor to the process.
We were made to feel valued.
- Adam Arkin

I can't imagine that I would have been cast in the role,
without Jamie Lee giving me a thumbs up.
- Adam Arkin

 

You're going through the horror of it,
you're going through the isolation of it but you're
being empowered by reminding yourself that you're connected to everybody else.
- Adam Arkin

What I had to say was, in general, I'm not really a
fan of any one genre of any kind of film.
- Adam Arkin

To confront those fears, in a controlled environment,
where there's 300 people around you going through the same thing,
it's this weird sort of yin and yang.
- Adam Arkin

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I think in the case of horror, it's a chance to confront
a lot of your worse fears and those fears usually have to do,
ironically, with powerlessness and isolation.
- Adam Arkin

I think that was the case here.
We just wanted it to be good for everybody.
- Adam Arkin

It's the same thing that drives people to want to experience
sexual pleasure or have one too many drinks.
We all want to experience the other,
and to get out of our daily existence.
- Adam Arkin

I feel like Josh, Michelle and Adam were all team players,
who wanted to be a part of an ensemble.
- Adam Arkin

I want to continue doing as big a variety of things as I can do,
and if that means I have the honor of getting to do more feature work,
I would love that.
I know that if I make any other long-term TV commitments,
it's not going to be on a drama.
- Adam Arkin

I'm always honored, but I think for every 100 of those that come along,
one of them is actually going to happen.
And, the fact that this was an offer on a major film that had a start date,
was pretty impressive.
- Adam Arkin

I think that's created a healthy environment.
The comparisons to "ER" were maddening and there was
this assumption that the two of us were looking at
each other with rage and resentment,
which was also not the case.
- Adam Arkin

I really would have been stupid not to have done it.
It was also a film that was actually happening,
I mean, Miramax was doing it, and it had a kind of legitimacy to it.
And once I read the script, I was there.
- Adam Arkin

The place was crawling with youngsters.
It was good, because the kids were good.
I can't make a general assumption.
Again, you're probably getting, as a general theme from me,
that I don't make a lot of broad, sweeping rules about movies.
- Adam Arkin

The idea of it becomes a little freaky if you're dealing
with someone who has trouble differentiating between fantasy and reality,
but that's a concern no matter what kind of movie you're dealing with.
- Adam Arkin

It's a lot of work and I also feel like I've done it.
I miss comedy.
And I also think that, from purely a logistical standpoint,
that the day-to-day schedule on a comedy allows you to have a life,
much more of a life, than on a drama.
- Adam Arkin

People can get obsessed with romance,
they can get obsessed with political paranoia,
they can get obsessed with horror.
It's isn't the fault of the subject matter that creates the obsession,
I don't think.
- Adam Arkin

It is amazing how much you can accomplish
when it doesn't matter who gets the credit.
- Anonymous

It is amazing how complete is the delusion
that beauty is goodness.
- Leo Tolstoy

Humans do have an amazing capacity
for believing what they choose,
and excluding that which is painful.
- Spock (character in Star Trek television series)

The human spirit ranges across a truly amazing
diversity of experiences and emotions -
the highest peaks and the lowest valleys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Seeing my glass of life as mostly full
triggers an amazing cycle of transformation
Appreciation for the abundance of life incites gratitude -
which brings on that warm comfortable
feeling of joy and satisfaction with life.
Gratitude for abundance also creates increasing abundance.
Being truly grateful for the abundance that
is now in my life causes an ever greater abundance
to flow in my direction.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

What is a miracle? To some, it is an act of God.
To others, something amazing, extraordinary, or unexpected.
To me, Life is a miracle.
Everything that happens is a miracle.
There is no reason for me to exist as I do -
no reason for humanity, the universe, or the laws of Nature.
Energy, mass, gravity and the rest of existence
are all so improbable.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be open to the amazing changes which are occurring
in the field that interest you.
- Leigh Steinberg

Alison Lohman is an amazing actress.
I was so proud to work with her.
- Taryn Manning

Well, it was the beginning of my film career.
It was amazing to me that I got nominated for an Academy Award.
- Sally Kellerman

Two packed houses.
I guess the theater sat 2,700 people every night so
it was an amazing experience.
- Blair Underwood

Youth is an amazing thing: I think back on when we did The Lost Boys,
and I didn't think I could do anything wrong.
- Kiefer Sutherland

Men are amazing.
I love the way they are.
They're consistently little boys, and they need to be nurtured and loved.
But at the same time, they need to feel like men.
- Krista Allen

In football you always get judged on your last game.
Whoever you are, or how amazing you are,
it's the last game that everyone has seen.
- Thierry Henry

So when I go home, sometimes, even when I had an amazing game,
I always think about what I missed.
- Thierry Henry

My best kiss was on stage.
Kelly Rowland from Destiny's Child gave me a really
nice soft kiss on my lips during a performance on my birthday.
It was amazing.
- Chris Brown

The truth sets you free.
It's a very liberating thing, when you say this is
who I am warts and all and then you can just get on with life.
It's amazing.
- Geri Halliwell

"10" was amazing!
I had no career before "10" and then all of a sudden
I was able to do pretty much whatever I was able to do in the business.
- Bo Derek

I've traveled all over the country for years speaking in churches,
teaching the Ten Commandments.
It's amazing if 2 percent of any congregation knows the Ten Commandments.
- Randall Terry

It's an amazing luxury to say I'm 31 years old and
I'm gonna take a year off.
That's pretty amazing.
- Sarah McLachlan

Words to me were magic.
You could say a word and it could conjure up all kinds
of images or feelings or a chilly sensation or whatever.
It was amazing to me that words had this power.
- Amy Tan

One of the most amazing developments in the history of biology.
- Thomas Hunt Morgan

The Academy Awards was an amazing night.
I know I kind of lost my mind a little bit.
I apologize for that.
That night went so fast; I can't remember what I said or what happened.
- Cuba Gooding, Jr.

If you want to go to the mall, you have to take security.
But it's always cool.
The kids are amazing.
- Aaliyah

The amazing thing is that I'm sane.
I'm not bitter.
I'm not drugged out.
I'm not broke.
I'm still married to the same guy.
My children don't hate me.
- Brenda Lee

When you have confidence, you can have a lot of fun.
And when you have fun, you can do amazing things.
- Joe Namath

I had an amazing experience working with great people.
I had a great family, a typical family with drama in certain areas,
and that's pretty much everywhere in everyone's life.
- Tina Yothers

My older brother Mike is an excellent trumpet player.
By the time he was 12, he was playing around Kansas
City in classical situations.
He was already an amazing talent.
- Pat Metheny

They played Boston.
They played at the Boston Tea Party and through an
amazing chain of events I got to hang out with them
backstage even though I was underage.
- Jonathan Richman

It's been an amazing year of individual performances.
- Steve Kerr

There is such amazing talent at Disney.
My job is 100% creative, and I am very excited to creatively lead them.
- John Lasseter

It's amazing what some people read into songs.
- Richard Thompson

Childbirth is more admirable than conquest,
more amazing than self-defense, and as courageous as either one.
- Gloria Steinem

The days when you needed amazing Silicon Graphics machines
to run animation software are gone now.
- Dave Rowntree

It's amazing how much you can learn if your intentions are truly earnest.
- Chuck Berry

Considering the amount of information we're bombarded by,
it's amazing if a song can transcend time.
- Michael Bolton

But I'm trying not to be cynical - I don't want to
be one of those people who has a cool opportunity and blows it.
It's really amazing what's happening to me.
- Shannyn Sossamon

It's the most amazing feeling to hold your child in your arms.
- Chris O'Donnell

I want to be like Tom Cruise from The Outsiders and
go on and do amazing movies for a long time.
- Ashton Kutcher

It's amazing to me that, in the 42 years since President
Kennedy signed the Equal Pay Act into law,
women today still receive fewer wages than men for the same work.
- Mike Honda

It's pretty amazing to me that my first hit record
was an Elvis Presley record.
- Mac Davis

We have an amazing fan base all around the world that love 40FT.
- Steve Brown

Arnold Schwarzenegger, I don't know if you'd call him a great actor,
but he's amazing in terms of his presence,
and he is interesting enough that you want to watch him.
- F. Murray Abraham

Partly because his life ended before the age of 50,
Hamilton was defined by the other founding fathers,
and he managed, with amazing consistency,
to alienate most of them.
- Ron Chernow

I mean, the whole idea of movies was it was special to go to see -
you went to a movie theater to see something that was magical and amazing,
in a very special location.
- Bob Balaban

I just believe that the feeling of wonder is amazing.
I am pushing myself as far as I can humanly push myself...
I can only hope for the best and expect the worse.
- David Blaine

She's an amazing dog and really inspired everything that's in this book.
- Gloria Estefan

They were so good that you just had to sing the song
to them once and they got it.
It's amazing.
Sometimes it didn't come out the way you wanted,
but it was good.
- Chris LeDoux

Nothing is more generally known than our duties which belong to Christianity;
and yet,
how amazing is it, nothing is less practiced?
- George Whitefield

The network is opening up some amazing possibilities
for us to reinvent content,
reinvent collaboration.
- Tim O'Reilly

With most British actors, it's amazing.
I think they start with the character on the outside and work in.
- Norman Jewison

May your trails be crooked, winding,
lonesome,
dangerous, leading to the most amazing view.
May your mountains rise into and above the clouds.
- Edward Abbey

So it was good for me to play a likable person and
it was just an amazing situation to be in.
- Kristin Davis


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