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I'm not one to dwell on rehearsal or preparation. ...
by Patrice Leconte

I'm not one to dwell on rehearsal or preparation.
- Patrice Leconte

Married people from my generation are like an endangered species!
- Patrice Leconte

My movies are, more or less, very short.
I'm terrified of boring an audience.
- Patrice Leconte

Working with the same people is so much quicker and
frees up your energy for other things.
- Patrice Leconte

 

I never storyboard.
I hate it.
I don't understand why so many directors want to make
comic strips of their films.
- Patrice Leconte

I am not a fan of westerns particularly.
- Patrice Leconte

You can work, shop, do everything from home,
and I find this unsettling.
- Patrice Leconte

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What I expect of a movie reviewer is that he should
love cinema as much as I do.
- Patrice Leconte

I can zero in on subtle things because I'm holding the camera.
- Patrice Leconte

I would rather my films be well-known than I be well-known.
- Patrice Leconte

Yes, I am very prolific.
- Patrice Leconte

No, but it's not because I'm getting older that I'm trying to accelerate.
But something very curious is happening:
The older I get,
the more ideas I'm getting.
- Patrice Leconte

I've always done 20 things at once.
It's my way of staying alive, not to keep one dish cooking,
but several dishes going.
And I'm pretty organized.
- Patrice Leconte

If a film is very clever and well-written,
that's what gives you freedom as a director.
- Patrice Leconte

I like cinema.
I am very fond of it.
But from time to time I feel like having some time on my own.
- Patrice Leconte

But I won't work with the exact same crew film after
film because I feel the work would get a little complacent.
- Patrice Leconte

I like films to be complete in their written form.
- Patrice Leconte

When I was young, my idea was to become a filmmaker.
- Patrice Leconte

You may think it's very presumptuous,
but I really hope that my movies are going to turn
people into better people.
- Patrice Leconte

Working with a bunch of actors is like trying to tune each violin.
- Patrice Leconte

I like films that are well-written and concise and
with not a lot of room for improvisation.
- Patrice Leconte

Lord, grant that I might not so much
seek to be loved as to love.
- St. Francis of Assisi

The mind is not a vessel to be filled
but a fire to be kindled.
- Plutarch

The essence of life is not in
the great victories and grand failures,
but in the simple joys.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate.
Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure.
It is our Light, not our Darkness, that most frightens us.
- Marianne Williamson

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen

Love one another but make not a bond of love.
Let it rather be a moving sea
between the shores of your souls.
- Khalil Gibran

Every child comes with the message
that God is not yet discouraged of man.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true meaning of life is to plant trees,
under whose shade you do not expect to sit.
- Nelson Henderson

I am not afraid of storms
for I am learning how to sail my ship.
- Louisa May Alcott

You will not be punished for your anger,
you will be punished by your anger.
- The Buddha

The beauty does not live out there;
the beauty's in my eyes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The butterfly counts not months but moments, and has time enough.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Love does not claim possession, but gives freedom.
- Rabindranath Tagore

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Everything has beauty,
but not everyone sees it.
- Confucius

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

Nature does not hurry, yet everything is accomplished.
- Lao Tzu

The world is perfect. It's a mess.
It has always been a mess.
We are not going to change it.
Our job is to straighten out our own lives.
- Joseph Campbell

Treat those who are good with goodness,
and also treat those who are not good with goodness.
Thus goodness is attained.
Be honest to those who are honest,
and be also honest to those who are not honest.
Thus honesty is attained.
- Lao Tzu

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Everything is a miracle,
not just the beautiful and lovely things.
- Anonymous

Self-respect is not a function of size, age, or wealth.
Breathe deep, sing loud and sweet,
"I am me, I am unique, I am magnificent."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Stand Tall, Stand Proud.
Know that you are unique and magnificent.
You do not need the approval of others.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Adventure is not outside man; it is within.
- George Eliot

Our lives are defined not by the challenges we encounter,
but by how we respond to those challenges.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Love is granting another the space to be
the way they are and the way they are not.
- Werner Erhard

Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers
but to be fearless when facing them.
- Rabindranath Tagore

The true mystery of the world is the visible, not the invisible.
- Oscar Wilde

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional

It's not whether you get knocked down;
it's whether you get back up.
- Vince Lombardi

The worst sin toward our fellow creatures
is not to hate them,
but to be indifferent to them:
that's the essence of inhumanity.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

A bird does not sing because it has an answer.
It sings because it has a song.
- Chinese Proverb

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

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

Do not let what you cannot do
interfere with what you can do.
- John Wooden

Don't underestimate the value of Doing Nothing,
of just going along,
listening to all the things you can't hear,
and not bothering.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Our greatest glory is not in never falling,
but in rising every time we fall.
- Confucius

What you leave behind is not what
is engraved in stone monuments,
but what is woven into the lives of others.
- Pericles

The key to forgiveness is to forgive from the heart -
not from the mind.
- Sheri Rosenthal

It is not the mountain we conquer but ourselves.
- Edmund Hillary

A thankful heart is not only the greatest virtue,
but the parent of all other virtues.
- Cicero

To the people who love you,
you are beautiful already.
This is not because they're
blind to your shortcomings
but because they so clearly see your soul.
- Victoria Moran

Sometimes we need the fog to remind ourselves
that all of life is not black and white.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do not allow obligation or immediacy to
bind you to physical things or specific actions.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Far away there in the sunshine are my highest aspirations.
I may not reach them, but I can look up and see their beauty,
believe in them, and try to follow where they lead.
- Louisa May Alcott

The full measure of a man is
not to be found in the man himself,
but in the colors and textures that
come alive in others because of him.
- Albert Schweitzer

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

Riches do not exhilarate us so much with their possession
as they torment us with their loss.
- Epicurus


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