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I was delighted to have lines when they came -
by David Selby

I was delighted to have lines when they came -
learning lines for film isn't a problem,
but television is a little different,
because we shot those shows the whole way through.
- David Selby

I think family is very important in West Virginia and
has long been so because the mountains made travel difficult in the past,
and family members had to depend on each other.
- David Selby

When I was younger I decided I'd hop on the train to New York.
- David Selby

But I had no idea that they were going to pull the plug so quickly.
- David Selby

 

The movie wasn't really derived from Dark Shadows -
they developed a whole new script for that particular one.
- David Selby

I don't think they knew exactly where they were going with the character,
but they lay those stories out ahead of time,
so they had some idea where they wanted it to go.
- David Selby

The movie, if I recall, didn't have to do with the
television show because there were concerns from everyone
that they didn't want it to be like the TV show.
- David Selby

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The thing of it is though that's the only way people know you,
they see you in that roll and they see you in person
and they only know the perception of what you are.
- David Selby

I did a lot of personal appearances because I was under contract to ABC.
- David Selby

And I haven't met too many actors along the way that
haven't told me how much the show has meant to them.
It's one of the reasons they say they are doing what they're doing,
today.
- David Selby

I may have been lucky with some sort of intuition,
but I believe in training a great deal.
- David Selby

The only thing I wish I had kept were all the peace beads,
because in the 1960s people made these and hung them
at protests and it was a wonderful thing.
- David Selby

Right right, because up to that point I had not been a viewer,
and I didn't know alot about the show,
it was all new to me and the cast members were wonderful!
- David Selby

Oh I am trying to remember, we would read the script after we did the show.
- David Selby

That's the reason support for the National Endowment
of the Arts is so important.
It enables those ventures that aren't viable commercially to be done.
- David Selby

I never found it frustrating not speaking.
- David Selby

We have to provide good teachers, good environment,
community involvement with schools.
- David Selby

We would change out of costume, then we would read the next days script.
- David Selby

One of the reasons I think Dark Shadows still runs
is that it's dependent on nothing else other than a story.
- David Selby

When you succeed at creating your own world,
whether it's in any realm - like Tolkien was able to do -
and people are able to enter that world,
it's a special thing.
- David Selby

When I entered college, I wasn't sure what I was going to do.
My advisor happened to be from the theater department,
and he encouraged me to take some classes there,
which I did.
- David Selby

And it was so special, and to tell you the truth that's
how I feel about the whole thing,
I mean when I meet someone that has watched the show,
and it has brought such joy to them,
it just makes you feel so good.
- David Selby

All I could think of was we were about to start filming
for the last final weeks of the TV show and here I am in the hospital,
so I missed the final weeks, and a couple days later,
sore stomach and all I got on the horse we started filming.
- David Selby

France is delighted at this new opportunity to show
the world that when one has the will one can succeed
in joining peoples who have been brought close by history.
- Francois Mitterrand

Well, in the sense that we do not tour or record together anymore -
then I suppose not.
But if our old recordings get heard more we shall be delighted.
- Peter Asher

Of course I was delighted the flight was over,
but I still had to worry about cleaning up inside the cabin,
I had to worry about the hatch, how to get in the sling,
and so on.
- Alan Shepard

My parents were absolutely delighted that I knew what I wanted to do.
- Vivien Leigh

I can remember when, as a beginner, I was delighted
with any ball as long as it would bounce.
- Helen Wills Moody

Whosoever is delighted in solitude is either a wild beast or a god.
- Aristotle

When I heard about the first Tomb Raider,
I was very interested and I would have liked to have directed that.
When I was approached for the second film,
I was delighted.
- Jan de Bont

When it moved to Friday night it disappeared,
when they find another show that can do what The Simpsons does,
they will be delighted to do cancel The Simpsons.
- Harry Shearer

Iron Maiden is an institution, and I'm delighted that I'm involved in it,
but there was a time that I wasn't delighted so I quit.
- Bruce Dickinson

I am absolutely delighted to get back into football with Livingston.
- Kenny Dalglish

I think that new communications are wonderful and I
am delighted to be a part of the Internet generation.
- Judy Collins

I won't say I wouldn't be grateful and happy and delighted
and thrilled to bits to receive a nomination.
But I wouldn't be suicidal if it didn't happen.
- Tom Wilkinson

I have always been delighted at the prospect of a new day,
a fresh try, one more start, with perhaps a bit of
magic waiting somewhere behind the morning.
- J. B. Priestley

So I was very close to ordination.
I was delighted to be ordained a deacon,
which is the last step between, before becoming a priest.
But then it all fell apart.
- Thomas Keneally

Right now I'm just delighted to be alive and to have had a nice long bath.
- Richard Branson

I was absolutely delighted that those shows have been preserved.
- Patrick Macnee

I'm delighted to be Number 1, but next week I don't
want people to buy my record,
I want them to buy Band Aid.
- Jim Diamond

This visible world is wonderfully to be delighted in,
and highly to be esteemed, because it is the theatre
of God's righteous Kingdom.
- Thomas Traherne

I don't write for publishers, certainly not for critics,
and not for readers, But I am delighted that so many
people have found my books enjoyable and want to continue to read them.
- Jean M. Auel

I'm delighted.
I don't know of anybody who had a statue built of them while they were living.
It's a great feeling.
- Al Lopez

I'm delighted by how Nobody's Fool turned out.
It was a rare movie.
- Richard Russo

My wife was delighted with the home I had given her
amid the prairies of the far west.
- Buffalo Bill

We're just delighted that management has come around to my way of thinking.
- Paula Zahn

I am, of course, delighted but there was never any doubt about Sol staying.
- Arsene Wenger

But I am delighted to be a Dodger, I grew up a Dodger
fan and now my dreams have really come true.
- Milton Bradley

One can become enthusiastic over anything.
For a time I was delighted with bomb throwing.
It gave me a tremendous pleasure to bomb those fellows from above.
- Manfred von Richthofen

I am delighted to have had students,
friends and colleagues in so many nations and to have
learned so much of what I know from them.
This Nobel Award honours them all.
- John Pople

I've been delighted by Cannes and Toronto but I keep
saying I don't know how good we're going to be received
in America because that's where it's most challenging.
- William Hurt

We're delighted to be working with Apple to offer fans
a new and innovative way to experience our wildly popular shows.
- Robert Iger

If Mr. Selwyn calls again, show him up; if I am alive
I shall be delighted to see him;
and if I am dead he would like to see me.
- Henry Fox

We were delighted to have Nigel as a producer.
The only problem is that Nigel is so famous that he
seems to dominate most interviews without being there.
- Stephen Malkmus

The members of the court were just delighted to have a ninth member -
male or female.
They were all kind and welcoming.
- Sandra Day O'Connor

To show a child what once delighted you,
to find the child's delight added to your own -
this is happiness.
- J. B. Priestley

The Indians gave up the land of their own free will,
and for it received brass kettles, blankets,
guns, shirts, flints, tobacco, rum and many trinkets
in which their simple hearts delighted.
- Patrick Gordon

Really, we don't know what to make of it except that
we're delighted about it.
We have all these fans thirty years later and they're
still around and will probably be around for a long time to come.
- Russell Johnson

We're still working out the details,
but I'd be delighted to do the film.
The problem at the moment is my busy schedule.
Shooting on this film has been extended by a month,
but I need to be in the U.S.
by Dec.
20.
- Zhang Ziyi

As we moved along in a little procession,
I was delighted with the illumination of the streets.
So many lamps, and they burned until morning,
my father said, and so people did not need to carry lanterns.
- Mary Antin

I'm delighted about the track's success in the sports world,
but the frustrating thing is, I don't think I got rich on it.
The labels and publishers did very cheap deals on our songs.
- Alan Parsons

My disorder has been attended with several symptoms of a consumption;
and I have been at times apprehensive that my great change was at hand:
yet blessed be God,
I have never been affrighted; but, on the contrary,
at times much delighted with a view of its approach.
- David Brainerd

I wanted to do an hour-long show, and I wanted to something
that was dramatic and sometimes funny and humorous,
as well.
I'm just delighted to have this opportunity to be a part of this project.
- Ron Glass

While F.D.R.
once told Americans that we have nothing to fear but fear itself,
Mr. Ashcroft is delighted to play the part of Fear Itself,
an assignment in which he lets his imagination run riot.
- Frank Rich

I think in my own country, at the way we've seen through
the ordination of women to the priesthood,
which I'm delighted about, and that will move on to
another level before very long.
- George Carey

So I think the fans will be totally interested in the
new developments and delighted that the old developments
are still there and that they can still see some of
the old characters maybe reappear.
- Andreas Katsulas

And I was asked if I would come and help with the recovery
of this great British company,
Cable and Wireless, and I'm delighted to become part
of the new and very talented management that have been
brought in to that company as well.
- Lord Robertson

Personally, I would be delighted if there were a life after death,
especially if it permitted me to continue to learn
about this world and others,
if it gave me a chance to discover how history turns out.
- Carl Sagan

Life is lived between the lines.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is a dangerous - ultimately fatal - endeavor,
so you may as well live it full out.
Chart your course, cast off the lines,
and boldly sail the seas of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The frightening thought that what you draw may become
a building makes for reasoned lines.
- Saul Steinberg


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