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The danger is that if you have a bunch of ideas that you forget to use. ...
by Adrian Lyne

The danger is that if you have a bunch of ideas that you forget to use.
- Adrian Lyne

I think you get better at staring into space.
Especially living in the South of France.
- Adrian Lyne

Their every instinct - and I have to say this is without exception -
is to iron out the bumps,
and It's always the bumps that are the most interesting stuff.
- Adrian Lyne

Obviously, in dealing with a relationship,
sexuality has to be involved, and jealousy and emotions like that.
And I don't know, I've always been intrigued by those emotions.
- Adrian Lyne

 

I've always been interested in films where you can
identify with the actors.
Where you can be in their shoes and therefore be more
involved if they're people that you recognize.
- Adrian Lyne

I feel a little schizophrenic because my life is so
totally different from here,
obviously.
And the French values are so different from American values.
- Adrian Lyne

Every time I do one I feel like I've never really quite learned anything.
I always find that when I'm making a film,
I find it a little bit like I'm doing it for the first time.
- Adrian Lyne

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Well, I think just the fact that you are making your
first film is a huge step.
- Adrian Lyne

I don't know really.
I've always been interested in the small picture instead of the big one,
and I've always been interested in relationship pictures.
- Adrian Lyne

I wanted to make a movie about the arbitrary nature of love.
- Adrian Lyne

The challenge, really, on any new film is to try to
avoid that and achieve a few moments that aren't cliche.
- Adrian Lyne

So on my screenplay, on the left-hand side of the page,
I will put all the ideas that refer to the scene next
to it so I have some sort of pictorial reference.
- Adrian Lyne

I was speaking to Ridley Scott the other day and he
makes a film every 18 months.
He's amazing really.
- Adrian Lyne

What I think is interesting is that the more you do,
you have to invent a book of rules of what you can
do and what you can't do.
And the very real danger is that if your book of rules
becomes a book of cliches.
- Adrian Lyne

I was watching Monster's Ball, which is a fabulous movie.
It's just a little gem: beautifully shot,
and shot in a way I never would have done.
It made me feel very old, really, because it wasn't
eccentric for its own sake,
it was just very original.
- Adrian Lyne

If you are prepared to make a fool of yourself for
them then you usually get that back.
I think that there are points where you become so close to an actor,
you know them so well, almost as well or better than their spouse.
You have to know them, warts and all.
- Adrian Lyne

Foxes was a movie that didn't do a lot of business
but it didn't do too badly critically and eventually
they offered me other things.
The interesting thing was that next I tried a film called Star Man,
which Michael Douglas was producing.
- Adrian Lyne

And I think you understand a little bit more why she falls for him.
In a way, watching the French do anything is a little
more fun because their gestures are different.
And in that way, they make everything interesting.
- Adrian Lyne

The wise man in the storm prays God,
not for safety from danger,
but for deliverance from fear.
It is the storm within which endangers him,
not the storm without.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

The chief danger in life is that you may take too many precautions.
- Alfred Adler

Anger spells dANGER.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

During the first period of a man's life
the greatest danger is not to take the risk.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
he fearful are caught as often as the bold.
- Helen Keller

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

Courage is not always about action,
and it doesn't always involve danger,
but courage is always doing what is right.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I hear music, I fear no danger.
I am invulnerable. I see no foe.
I am related to the earliest times, and to the latest.
- Henry David Thoreau

In this world there is always danger
for those who are afraid of it.
- George Bernard Shaw

There is danger that we lose sight of
what our friend is absolutely,
while considering what she is to us alone.
- Henry David Thoreau

It is better to lead from behind
and to put others in front,
especially when you celebrate victory
when nice things occur.
You take the front line when there is danger.
Then people will appreciate your leadership.
- Nelson Mandela

While the laughter of joy is in
full harmony with our deeper life,
the laughter of amusement
should be kept apart from it.
The danger is too great of thus learning
to look at solemn things in a spirit of mockery,
and to seek in them opportunities for exercising wit.
- Lewis Carroll

As soon as there is life there is danger.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Any man today who returns from work,
sinks into a chair,
and calls for his pipe is a man with an appetite for danger.
- Bill Cosby

Security is mostly a superstition.
It does not exist in nature,
nor do the children of men as a whole experience it.
Avoiding danger is no safer
in the long run than outright exposure.
Life is either a daring adventure, or nothing.
- Helen Keller

The man who promises everything, is sure to fulfill nothing,
and everyone who promises too much is in danger of
using evil means in order to carry out his promises,
and is already on the road to perdition.
- Carl Jung

Anger and Danger are intimately intertwined.
An angry person is a dangerous person,
whether that person crosses our path
or whether the angry person is ourself.
To complete the anger/danger cycle,
whenever we feel threatened -
when we believe we are in danger -
we tend to exhibit anger as well as fear.
We look for someone to blame for the dangerous situation,
and direct our anger toward them.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Delay always breeds danger; and to protract a great
design is often to ruin it.
- Miguel de Cervantes

The danger of the past was that men became slaves.
The danger of the future is that man may become robots.
- Erich Fromm

The danger is not that a particular class is unfit to govern:
every class is unfit to govern.
- Lord Acton

There is always the danger that we may
just do the work for the sake of the work.
This is where the respect and the love and the devotion come in -
that we do it to God, to Christ,
and that's why we try to do it as beautifully as possible.
- Mother Teresa

Security is not the absence of danger,
but the presence of God,
no matter what the danger.
- Anonymous

The real danger is not that computers will begin to think like men,
but that men will begin to think like computers.
- Sydney J. Harris

The Linux philosophy is 'Laugh in the face of danger'.
Oops.
Wrong One.
'Do it yourself'.
Yes, that's it.
- Linus Torvalds

There is a danger of changing too much in the search for perfection.
- Agnetha Faltskog

If a man walks in the woods for love of them half of each day,
he is in danger of being regarded as a loafer.
But if he spends his days as a speculator,
shearing off those woods and making the earth bald before her time,
he is deemed an industrious and enterprising citizen.
- Henry David Thoreau

Doubt, indulged and cherished, is in danger of becoming denial;
but if honest,
and bent on thorough investigation, it may soon lead
to full establishment of the truth.
- Ambrose Bierce

People that are orthodox when they are young are in
danger of being middle-aged all their lives.
- Walter Lippmann

There was never any danger of Business 2.0 ever going under.
- James Daly

The humble are in danger when those in power disagree.
- Phaedrus

But there is another danger besetting your path.
I mean the error of regarding your own capacities instead of your work,
of putting self-consciousness in place of God.
- Joseph Barber Lightfoot

Luxury is the wolf at the door and its fangs are the
vanities and conceits germinated by success.
When an artist learns this, he knows where the danger is.
- Tennessee Williams

It is very difficult to get legislation passed.
But then the danger always is that you have no power
at all if you do not exercise constant power.
- Major Owens

The proximity of a desirable thing tempts one to overindulgence.
On that path lies danger.
- Frank Herbert

Danger breeds best on too much confidence.
- Pierre Corneille

The commission members themselves were never briefed on Able Danger.
- Curt Weldon

With the monstrous weapons man already has,
humanity is in danger of being trapped in this world
by its moral adolescents.
- Omar N. Bradley

The best way to avoid danger is to meet it plump.
- Boyle Roche

I did not imagine that the second half of my life would
be spent on efforts to avert a mortal danger to humanity created by science.
- Joseph Rotblat

Armaments are necessary - or are maintained on the pretext of necessity -
because of a real or an imagined danger of war.
- Ludwig Quidde

He who learns but does not think, is lost!
He who thinks but does not learn is in great danger.
- Confucius

When in doubt or danger, run in circles,
scream and shout.
- Laurence J. Peter

In Republics, the great danger is, that the majority
may not sufficiently respect the rights of the minority.
- James Madison

We're in greater danger today than we were the day after Pearl Harbor.
Our military is absolutely incapable of defending this country.
- Ronald Reagan

We triumph without glory when we conquer without danger.
- Pierre Corneille

To do anything in this world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in, and scramble through as well as we can.
- Sydney Smith

There's action only if there is danger.
- Howard Hawks

A common danger tends to concord.
Communism is the exploitation of the strong by the weak.
In Communism, inequality comes from placing mediocrity
on a level with excellence.
- Pierre-Joseph Proudhon

Ninety-nine per cent of the people in the world are
fools and the rest of us are in great danger of contagion.
- Thornton Wilder

There can be no intelligent control of the lead danger
in industry unless it is based on the principle of
keeping the air clear from dust and fumes.
- Alice Hamilton

The use and threat of force, when world peace is not in danger,
are no longer valid frames of reference for achieving
the ends sought today by sovereign nations.
- Carlos Salinas

Many of our daydreams would darken into nightmares,
were there a danger of their coming true!
- Logan Pearsall Smith


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