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No film should try to follow a trend,
by Alan Bates

No film should try to follow a trend,
and do what film people think the public wants.
There's no such thing as knowing what the public wants.
- Alan Bates

Occasionally I do things against my inner voice,
but you really should go for the thing that touches
you most-even if you don't quite know why it does.
- Alan Bates

You've got to have steel in you somewhere.
- Alan Bates

I think actors are privileged.
Acting feeds you.
- Alan Bates

 

I do believe in living out your own time,
unless it's absolutely impossible, which it is for some people.
- Alan Bates

An emotional performance is usually more instinctive to an actor.
- Alan Bates

People ask, how do you cope, and all I can say is that you do.
- Alan Bates

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You can time a part perfectly and play it badly.
And some people have very individual offbeat timing,
which is their own.
It works simply because they are who they are.
- Alan Bates

You can't always go by the book, even in comedy.
- Alan Bates

I think that can happen, that two people can love each
other and not be able to get on at all.
- Alan Bates

I've never believed much in that holding hands kind of love.
I've always thought that love is about two different
personalities trying to confront life,
trying to make sense of their responsibilities,
to themselves, to each other, and to the wider society.
- Alan Bates

I have always tried to work according to what affects me,
to a script that I like because it touches me in some way,
without deliberately pursuing a commercial career or a particular image.
- Alan Bates

Everyone is a prisoner of his own experiences.
No one can eliminate prejudices -
just recognize them.
- Edward R. Murrow

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha

If we have no peace,
it is because we have forgotten
that we belong to each other.
- Mother Teresa

Time, like life itself, has no inherent meaning.
We give our own meaning to time as to life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Say NO to the demands of the world.
Say YES to the longings of your own heart.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A good traveler has no fixed plans,
and is not intent on arriving.
- Lao Tzu

I leave no trace of wings in the air,
but I am glad I have had my flight.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Clouds come floating into my life,
no longer to carry rain or usher storm,
but to add color to my sunset sky.
- Rabindranath Tagore

He who can no longer pause to wonder
and stand rapt in awe,
is as good as dead;
his eyes are closed.
- Albert Einstein

There are no facts, only interpretations.
- Friedrich Nietzsche

See no evil, Hear no evil, Speak no evil.
- Japanese pictorial maxim (the Three Wise Monkeys)

Live with intention.
Walk to the edge.
Listen hard.
Practice wellness.
Play with abandon.
Laugh.
Choose with no regret.
Appreciate your friends.
Continue to learn.
Do what you love.
Live as if this is all there is.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The River of Life has no meaning,
no good, no bad, no better, no worse,
no love, no hate, no fear, no anger, no joy.
The River of Life has no judgment, no expectation.
The River of Life just IS.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I say NO to the demands of the world.
I say YES to the longings of my own heart.
There is nothing I ever need to have.
There is nothing I ever need to do.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Where there is no accusation of "fault,"
there can be no anger.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No good comes from hurrying.
- Yiddish Proverb

Choose with no regret.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

There are no small acts of kindness.
Every compassionate act makes large the world.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Where there is shouting, there is no true knowledge.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Without change, there would be no butterflies.
- Anonymous

Through humor, you can soften some
of the worst blows that life delivers.
And once you find laughter,
no matter how painful your situation might be,
you can survive it.
- Bill Cosby

Travelers, there is no path.
Paths are made by walking.
- Antonio Machado

It is a terrible thing to see and have no vision.
- Helen Keller

There is no passion to be found playing small -
in settling for a life that is less
than the one you are capable of living.
- Nelson Mandela

Do or do not, there is no try.
- Jedi Master Yoda in Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back

When people get caught up with that which is right
and they are willing to sacrifice for it,
there is no stopping point short of victory.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Do not follow where the path may lead.
Go, instead, where there is no path and leave a trail.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Take your life in your own hands, and what happens?
A terrible thing: no one to blame.
- Erica Jong

Do not let Sunday be taken from you.
If your soul has no Sunday, it becomes an orphan.
- Albert Schweitzer

Do not blame the thistle that you see no beauty.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

No one was ever named "Hero" for following the crowd.
Heroes set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I believe that everything happens for a reason.
People change so that you can learn to let go,
things go wrong so that you appreciate them when they're right,
you believe lies so you eventually learn to trust no one but yourself,
and sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall together.
- Marilyn Monroe

Sing like no one's listening,
love like you've never been hurt,
dance like nobody's watching,
and live like its heaven on earth.
- Mark Twain

If we had no winter, the spring would not be so pleasant.
If we did not sometimes taste of adversity,
prosperity would not be so welcome.
- Anne Bradstreet

Remember, no matter where you go, there you are.
- Confucius

If you have no confidence in self,
you are twice defeated in the race of life.
With confidence, you have won even before you have started.
- Marcus Tullius Cicero

We cling to our own point of view,
as though everything depended on it.
Yet our opinions have no permanence;
like autumn and winter, they gradually pass away.
- Zhuangzi

Work Hard. Do your best. Keep your word.
Never get too big for your britches.
Trust in God. Have no fear;
and Never forget a friend.
- Harry S. Truman

The past has no power over the present moment.
- Eckhart Tolle

There is no labor a person does that is undignified;
if they do it right.
- Bill Cosby

No individual has any right to come into the world
and go out of it without leaving something behind.
- George Washington Carver

Wherever you go, no matter what the weather,
always bring your own sunshine.
- Anthony J. D'Angelo

No one can find inner peace except by working,
not in a self-centered way, but for the whole human family.
- Peace Pilgrim

Listen to all, plucking a feather
from every passing goose,
but, follow no one absolutely.
- Chinese Proverb

About leadership: No person can be a great leader
unless he takes genuine joy
in the successes of those under him.
- W. A. Nance

I love you because I love you.
You are a part of me, and
I need no reasons to love you.
- 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

No crime is so great as daring to excel.
- Winston Churchill

There is no way to happiness, happiness is the way.
- Anonymous

There is no truth, only human opinion.
- Anonymous

The golden rule is that there are no golden rules.
- George Bernard Shaw

Follow your bliss and doors will open
where there were no doors before.
- Joseph Campbell

Little minds have little worries,
big minds have no time for worries.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Where there is unconditional love,
there is no room for unhappiness.
Whenever I look in the mirror today,
I will say to myself: "That Is The Face Of God."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Compassion blooms where there is no expectation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A "No" uttered from deepest conviction
is better and greater than a "Yes" merely uttered to please,
or what is worse, to avoid trouble.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Accept everything about yourself - I mean everything.
You are you and that is the beginning and the end -
no apologies, no regrets.
- Henry Kissinger


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