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When I heard about the first Tomb Raider,
by Jan de Bont

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

One of the most amazing locations I've ever been is
the top of the volcano in Tanzania,
Africa.
It's an actual volcano where you really have this lava every day.
- Jan de Bont

This film, Tomb Raider 2, is a big challenge.
It's quite exhausting.
- Jan de Bont

Being in an area of the planet where scientists believe
mankind started is quite amazing.
- Jan de Bont

 

Angelina wanted to make sure that any fighting in the
movie would be comparable to any male actor.
Everything from stick fighting to horse riding was real to her.
- Jan de Bont

The bad guys are not typical; they are not just bad,
they are interesting.
They might be good or bad.
- Jan de Bont

We are creating a fabulous franchise with an incredible female action hero.
- Jan de Bont

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I think the audience would like to see movies that are stunning to watch.
I really think they'd like to see spectacles.
- Jan de Bont

I think what makes a good action film is a story that gets you involved.
Just action, by itself, is not going to work.
- Jan de Bont

The quality of CGI, audiences are now so used to it.
They don't know what is CGI and what is real.
- Jan de Bont

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 had a very strong-willed mother, who I totally adored.
She was always in control of her life.
- Jan de Bont

Summer movies are spectacles; that's what you pay 10 dollars to see.
You want to get teased by effects sometimes.
I think that will never stop.
- Jan de Bont

It's always an enormous pressure when you do a sequel.
The demands are so high, and it's expensive.
- Jan de Bont

We're all complex human beings, and if some of that
complexity shows through,
I think it's advantageous for the movie.
- Jan de Bont

As a director, you try to find what is creative.
- Jan de Bont

I really believe action will always be there and will never disappear.
- Jan de Bont

Lara Croft is such a strong individual,
she's very driven, she doesn't need a man,
she's speaks her own mind, and that she's in control of her own life.
It's a lot of what women want and have.
- Jan de Bont

In regards to The Haunting, people compared it to the old movie,
which is unfair.
We didn't have the rights to the movie.
I couldn't duplicate a single thing because that would
have been legal infringement.
- Jan de Bont

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

The highest and most beautiful things in life
are not to be heard about, nor read about, nor seen but,
if one will, are to be lived.
- Soren Kierkegaard

The ultimate test of a man's conscience
may be his willingness to sacrifice something today
for future generations whose words of thanks will not be heard.
- Gaylord Nelson

Knowledge is soon changed, then lost in the mist, an echo half-heard.
- Gene Wolfe

Music in the soul can be heard by the universe.
- Lao Tzu

There are many answers you have received
but have not yet heard.
- A Course In Miracles

It was high counsel that I once heard given to a young person,
"Always do what you are afraid to do."
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

Everyone has an opinion on many subjects
and is ready to share those opinions -
labeling them as "truth."
Sometimes it is relatively easy
to filter out these opinions.
Upon hearing an ad for the latest
weight-loss powder on late-night TV,
our skepticism leaps to our defense.
However, if we have heard the same opinion for years
from our parents, friends,
government officials, or religious leaders,
we are more likely to believe without questioning
than to raise our filter of skepticism
and ask the hard questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The Christian missionary may preach the gospel
to the poor naked heathen,
but the spiritual heathen who populate Europe
have as yet heard nothing of Christianity.
- Carl Jung

All that glisters is not gold;
Often have you heard that told.
Many a man his life hath sold
but my outside to behold.
Gilded tombs do worms enfold.
- William Shakespeare

Originality is the fine art of remembering what you
hear but forgetting where you heard it.
- Laurence J. Peter

I wanted to escape so badly.
But of course I knew I couldn't just give up and leave school.
It was only when I heard my mom's voice that I came out of my hiding place.
- Zhang Ziyi

(Jesus on Anger and Revenge)
You have heard that it was said,
"Eye for eye, and tooth for tooth."
But I tell you, Do not resist an evil person.
If someone strikes you on the right cheek,
turn to him the other also.
- Matthew 5:38-39

Love Your Enemies
Ye have heard that it hath been said,
Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies,
bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
- Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 5:43-44)

I'd lose my mind if I heard my kid call the nanny Mommy.
- Toni Braxton

Humor is always based on a modicum of truth.
Have you ever heard a joke about a father-in-law?
- Dick Clark

Cats are rather delicate creatures and they are subject
to a good many different ailments,
but I have never heard of one who suffered from insomnia.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

All who call on God in true faith, earnestly from the heart,
will certainly be heard, and will receive what they have asked and desired.
- Martin Luther

Nobody ever heard Jack Nicklaus say "I don't know" about anything.
- Johnny Miller

Because many of us have been in game shows for some time,
there's always someone around who can share a story
of Johnny O or Jay Stewart that I never heard.
- Randy West

Democrats were simply hoping to win some political
points by getting their outlandish rhetoric published
in the newspapers and heard on the talk shows.
- John Doolittle

When I heard Aretha, I could feel her emotional delivery so clearly.
It came from down deep within.
That's what I wanted to do.
- Whitney Houston

And all who told it added something new,
and all who heard it, made enlargements too.
- Alexander Pope

Sometimes you work with somebody you've never heard
of because you just feel like working.
- Benmont Tench

I have not heard that even the New York abortion has
done very much in the States where it has been enacted.
- Frederick Pollock

The leader of Iran made one of the most repugnant remarks
the international community has heard since Adolf Hitler.
- Tom Lantos

The pilot came back and said he had just heard that Kennedy was shot.
- George Smathers

Have you ever heard the expression: Walk a mile in my shoes,
and then judge me? And write your own books.
- Ann Rule

An apology for the devil: it must be remembered that
we have heard one side of the case.
God has written all the books.
- Samuel Butler

When we speak we are afraid our words will not be heard or welcomed.
But when we are silent, we are still afraid.
So it is better to speak.
- Audre Lorde

For some reason at 12 or 13, I just heard Gerry Milligan
and fell in love with that,
whatever it was called.
- Charlie Watts

I'm certainly hoping that all the recommendations that
we have heard will be implemented.
- Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka

Everyone who understands the nature of God rightly
necessarily knows that God is to be believed and hoped in,
that he is to be loved and called upon,
and to be heard in all things.
- William Ames

It is simply not part of my culture to preserve notes.
I have never heard of a writer preserving his early drafts.
- Naguib Mahfouz

Keep on going and the chances are you will stumble on something,
perhaps when you are least expecting it.
I have never heard of anyone stumbling on something sitting down.
- Charles Kettering

If Rosa Parks had not refused to move to the back of the bus,
you and I might never have heard of Dr. Martin Luther King.
- Ramsey Clark

They all knew my name, but no one heard the music -
I didn't look the same.
- Ricky Nelson

When I heard Nirvana, it changed my life.
- Joel Madden

I have never heard anything about the resolutions of the apostles,
but a good deal about their acts.
- Og Mandino

Keep your private life private.
Be open to suggestions from different people.
And just be nice.
I have heard stories about people who are just plain
rude to the press or fans.
- Michelle Trachtenberg

The grand jury, composed of 12 eminent New Orleans citizens,
heard our evidence and indicted the defendant for participation
in a conspiracy to assassinate John Kennedy.
- Jim Garrison

I didn't want to travel.
I didn't want to leave my family.
I heard all these stories from Dad about not having
Edward around when he was young,
and I didn't want that to happen.
- Kim Weston

Yet when one suspects that a man knows something about
life that one hasn't heard before one is uneasy until
one has found out what he has to say.
- Frederick Pollock

I was four years old then, and I think it must have
been the next summer that I first heard the voices.
- Black Elk

I've heard from writers and musicians and fans that
they think I'm underrated.
- Rick Springfield

You could have a hit in California that no one had heard of in Oklahoma.
- Wanda Jackson

When Karim and his group heard about Saddam coming,
they wanted to kill him, but fate had other ideas.
- Saadi

After 1980, you never heard reference to space again.
Surface, the most convincing evidence of the descent into materialism,
became the focus of design.
Space disappeared.
- Arthur Erickson

Ever notice that the whisper of temptation can be heard
farther than the loudest call to duty.
- Earl Wilson


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