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To confront those fears, in a controlled environment,
by 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

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

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

 

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

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

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

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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

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

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'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

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

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

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 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

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

If you were a warrior,
you would know that the worst thing
one can do is confront human beings directly.
- Carlos Castaneda

Working on the film really made me confront my opinions
about change and gentrification.
- Jim McKay

Courage is the capacity to confront what can be imagined.
- Leo Rosten

True Americanism recognizes the enormous gravity of
the social and labor problems which confront us.
- Henry Cabot Lodge

I have always wanted a solo career, deep in the darkest pit of myself,
but I didn't dare admit it to myself even.
It took me a long time to confront my fears.
- Geri Halliwell

Confrontation is not a dirty word.
Sometimes it's the best kind of journalism as long
you don't confront people just for the sake of a confrontation.
- Don Hewitt

Here are the facts we confront.
No one is against conservation.
No one is against alternative fuel sources.
- J. D. Hayworth

Our military should spare no expense to ensure the safety of our troops,
particularly as they confront a hostile insurgency
and roadside bombs throughout Iraq.
- Christopher Dodd

I'm not a racist, that's what so insane about this,
and yet it's said, it comes through,
it fires out of me,
and even now in the passion that's here as I confront myself.
- Michael Richards

Some artists want to confront.
Some want to invoke thought.
They're all necessary and they're all valid.
- Maya Lin

I am absolutely opposed to political correctness.
You cannot confront hate speech until you've experienced it.
You need to hear every side of the issue instead of just one.
- Jane Elliott

I have got up at truly deplorable hours in the morning
to confront Vancouver's Jack Webster on television
because I have been told that is the place to get exposure for ideas.
- Barbara Amiel

We must dare to think 'unthinkable' thoughts.
We must learn to explore all the options and possibilities
that confront us in a complex and rapidly changing world.
- James W. Fulbright

I confront the European elite's self-image as tolerant
'while under their noses women are living like slaves.
- Ayaan Hirsi Ali

The same European governments that hesitated to confront
terrorists were more than prepared to oppose us.
- Richard Perle

But while we can never predict where events will take
us or the unavoidable bills we will have to pay as a consequence,
we must confront the ghastly truth of Labour's legacy.
- Liam Fox

To try to write love is to confront the muck of language:
that region of hysteria where language is both too much and too little,
excessive and impoverished.
- Roland Barthes

We're in danger of breaking our army and preventing
our national leaders from having the flexibility to
confront not just Iraq and Afghanistan,
but crises around the globe.
- Jack Reed

We have to confront the very scary fact that the president is a moron.
He's really dumb.
- Aaron McGruder

President Barack Obama has it right -
there is a lot to change about Washington.
The problem is, not much will get changed unless we
confront the runaway filibuster in the U.S.
Senate.
- Peter Fenn

As a world leader, America must be prepared to confront any challenge.
- Christopher Dodd

We moved in to help the Vietnamese defend their country
and confront the Viet Cong.
- William Westmoreland

So on May 1, 1987, at Gary's invitation,
I agreed to see him one last time - to confront him
face-to-face about his sincerity and with the intention
of ending our brief relationship.
- Donna Rice

But in fantasy, you can make a complete break,
and you can put people in a situation where they are
confronted with things that they would not confront in the real world.
- Elizabeth Moon

Opponents confront us continually, but actually there is no opponent there.
Enter deeply into an attack and neutralize it as you
draw that misdirected force into your own sphere.
- Morihei Ueshiba

There are always new, grander challenges to confront,
and a true winner will embrace each one.
- Mia Hamm

I can hardly express in words my deep feeling and sympathy for them,
knowing as I do, the many serious handicaps and obstacles
that will confront them in almost every walk of life.
- Major Taylor

Confront your fears, list them, get to know them,
and only then will you be able to put them aside and move ahead.
- Jerry Gillies

Without economic growth and job creation in Mexico,
we won't be able to confront the migratory phenomenon.
- Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

The expansion and sophistication of transnational crime
represents one of the most dangerous threats we confront in the next millennium.
- Rand Beers

We must confront the privileged elite who have destroyed
a large part of the world.
- Hugo Chavez

And, perhaps most importantly, regional conflicts will
again and again confront us with a cruel choice between
costly engagement and costly indifference.
- Lord Robertson

I don't much care who is gay or straight or married or not.
I mostly notice if they are brave enough to confront bigotry.
- Jasmine Guy

You see, party labels do not ensure unanimity any more
than trying to cast the challenge we confront as a
people through a partisan prism.
- J. D. Hayworth

When you confront a problem you begin to solve it.
- Rudy Giuliani

To discern what weaknesses and faults separate you from God,
you must enter into your own inward ground and then confront yourself.
- Johannes Tauler

Only crime and the criminal, it is true,
confront us with the perplexity of radical evil;
but only the hypocrite is really rotten to the core.
- Hannah Arendt

Let there be no doubt: the state of our union is strong -
stronger than the terrorists who seek to harm us and
stronger than the challenges that confront us.
At the same time, we know that our union can be stronger still.
- Tom Daschle

All of us have read the stories about young people
in Hollywood and all the challenges they have to confront there,
and I think that artistically, I really didn't understand
the commercial side of the film business,
so I went back to a purely artistic setting.
- Marisa Tomei

I believe that the organisers of this conference have
chosen a very timely subject for our discussion -
because the 21st century will confront us with an entirely new set of challenges.
- Lord Robertson

It's amazing how coke encompasses everything in your life.
Addicts cannot confront life because they only think of their next hit.
I ruined life for my parents, my sister and all my friends.
- Kirstie Alley

My message to you all is of hope, courage and confidence.
Let us mobilize all our resources in a systematic and
organized way and tackle the grave issues that confront
us with grim determination and discipline worthy of a great nation.
- Muhammad Ali Jinnah

The fact is that America's weapons systems have made
it impossible for anybody to confront it militarily.
So, all you have is your wits and your cunning,
and your ability to fight in the way the Iraqis are fighting.
- Arundhati Roy

Quite simply, federal laws already on the books aimed
at stopping the flow of illegal immigration must be enforced.
Furthermore, states must be given the resources necessary to confront the problem,
which includes strengthening the border patrol.
- Allen West

On September 11 2001, America felt its vulnerability
even to threats that gather on the other side of the Earth.
We resolved then, and we are resolved today,
to confront every threat from any source that could
bring sudden terror and suffering to America.
- George W. Bush

This death cult has no reason and is beyond negotiation.
This is what makes it so frightening.
This is what causes so many to engage in a sort of mental diversion.
They don't want to confront this horror.
So they rush off in search of more comprehensible things to hate.
- David Brooks

Confront them with annihilation, and they will then survive;
plunge them into a deadly situation,
and they will then live.
When people fall into danger, they are then able to strive for victory.
- Sun Tzu

The challenges of change are always hard.
It is important that we begin to unpack those challenges
that confront this nation and realize that we each
have a role that requires us to change and become more
responsible for shaping our own future.
- Hillary Clinton

When a nominee for the Supreme Court,
one of only nine lifetime appointments,
makes an overtly brazen racist comment about tens of
millions of American citizens,
we don't need lectures.
What we need to do is to confront her with what she
said and what it says about her.
- Rush Limbaugh

One of the critical issues that we have to confront is illegal immigration,
because this is a multi-headed Hydra that affects our economy,
our health care, our health care, our education systems,
our national security, and also our local criminality.
- Allen West

I'm delirious with joy.
It proves that if you confront the universe with good
intentions in your heart,
it will reflect that and reward your intent.
Usually.
It just doesn't always do it in the way you expect.
- J. Michael Straczynski

The liberation of Iraq was part of a broader effort
to seriously confront the greatest threat to world security:
rogue states capable of obtaining long range weapons of mass destruction.
- Armstrong Williams


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