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Nowadays people don't know how to handle it if all
by Alan Cumming

Nowadays people don't know how to handle it if all
the ends aren't tied up and they're not told what to think in films.
And if they're challenged, they think it's something wrong with the film.
- Alan Cumming

I like working on things that are very different and
that involve different disguises.
- Alan Cumming

Actually I like working kind of fast,
because if you got it, why bother doing it over and over?
- Alan Cumming

It's really rare for film directors to be that interested
in things other than themselves.
- Alan Cumming

 

It is not hard to feel like an outsider.
I think we have all felt like that at one time or another.
- Alan Cumming

People are getting smarter nowadays;
they are letting lawyers,
instead of their conscience, be their guide.
- Will Rogers

You can never get silence anywhere nowadays,
have you noticed?
- Bryan Ferry

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Home, nowadays, is a place where part of the family
waits till the rest of the family brings the car back.
- Earl Wilson

Can you imagine young people nowadays making a study
of trigonometry for the fun of it? Well I did.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Nowadays it seems to me nobody takes trouble about anything,
especially writing songs.
- Marian McPartland

Nowadays there is more dynamism in chess,
modern players like to take the initiative.
Usually they are poor defenders though.
- Boris Spassky

Even nowadays a man can't step up and kill a woman
without feeling just a bit unchivalrous.
- Robert Benchley

Nowadays men lead lives of noisy desperation.
- James Thurber

No young doctor nowadays can hope for work as exciting and rewarding.
- Alice Hamilton

Everybody is so talented nowadays that the only people
I care to honor as deserving real distinction are those who remain in obscurity.
- Thomas Hardy

But you know, there's always a danger nowadays that
films are gonna be brought up to Canada for budget reasons.
And that's something that really concerns me.
- Philip Kaufman

I think it was the right time for me to retire because
nowadays tennis is too incredibly fast and you can
say that my style tennis went out of fashion.
- Jana Novotna

No one can be an unbeliever nowadays.
The Christian Apologists have left one nothing to disbelieve.
- Hector Hugh Munro

Nowadays, I could not care less about making other people like me.
I'm a good person, I don't need to do that anymore.
- Beverley Mitchell

Life is too full of distractions nowadays.
When I was a kid we had a little Emerson radio and that was it.
We were more dedicated.
We didn't have a choice.
- Stan Getz

Nowadays, with much more racial and ethnic mixing,
we are seeing serial killers murdering a variety of victims;
whoever comes along will most likely do.
- Pat Brown

I enjoy tennis, though don't play very often nowadays,
and skiing...
oh yes and swimming.
- Roger Moore

Nowadays, manners are easy and life is hard.
- Benjamin Disraeli

Nowadays it would be reasonable to have an annual world championship.
- Boris Spassky

I think people nowadays do tend to blame their parents for everything.
- Peter Shaffer

Nowadays, they have more trouble packing hair dryers than baseball equipment.
- Bob Feller

A rich rogue nowadays is fit company for any gentleman;
and the world,
my dear, hath not such a contempt for roguery as you imagine.
- John Gay

Nowadays the audience has changed.
No one can anticipate the audience.
- Vincente Minnelli

You never really know until you put the movie in front of an audience.
I am a big advocate of screenings, which are getting
harder and harder to do nowadays.
- Keenen Ivory Wayans

Nowadays I get complaints about long drum solos,
but in those days they wanted me to keep on going so
they could go over to the bar and have a drink.
- Aynsley Dunbar

Nowadays I'm not even sure if newspapers take into
account whether a person is a good writer.
- Bob Schieffer

The cinema is an institution nowadays,
with its roots sunk deep in the hearts of the millions
of people who find enjoyment and entertainment in going to the pictures.
- Ivor Novello

I felt like I was a teacher.
But nowadays, I am as much a student of his.
He writes a lot of what we play.
- Gary Burton

Nowadays nothing but money counts: a fortune brings honors,
friendships; the poor man everywhere lies low.
- Ovid

Misery no longer loves company.
Nowadays it insists on it.
- Russell Baker

I think that for the highest achievements nowadays...
need to have the stable as a rock scientific base.
And also need to own modesty.
- Alexander Alekhine

I'm a huge fan of James Dean, that got me started.
Nowadays I smoke four packs in a day.
- Ville Valo

I prefer that animation reach into places where live action doesn't go,
and it seems like all of animation nowadays is trying
to go where live action is.
- Don Bluth

Nowadays those are rewarded who make right appear wrong.
- Terence

To me, the noise of a threshing machine is better music
than a lot of music I hear nowadays.
I took a man's place in the threshing crew when I was only 14 years old.
- Clyde Tombaugh

Nowadays they either want to move the film to Canada
or in some cases they go to Prague or Romania or they
want to keep 'em down in L.A.
- Philip Kaufman

People don't have fortunes left them in that style nowadays;
men have to work and women to marry for money.
It's a dreadfully unjust world.
- Louisa May Alcott

Nowadays, in the contract that actors sign,
you have to agree that you're going to do a certain
amount of publicity-the hard part they don't pay you for.
- Jeff Bridges

Nowadays you need so much money to be able to launch a new artist,
notably in America; you would hardly believe the sums involved.
- Giorgio Moroder

Nowadays the rage for possession has got to such a
pitch that there is nothing in the realm of nature,
whether sacred or profane, out of which profit cannot be squeezed.
- Desiderius Erasmus

Nowadays, anyone who cannot speak English and is incapable
of using the Internet is regarded as backward.
- Al-Waleed bin Talal

I started when I was 8 years old, which is obviously nowadays pretty late,
but I guess in my generation it was all right.
I had plenty of other interests and I didn't do only tennis.
- Jana Novotna

There are not that many new media brands you can say that about nowadays.
- David Talbot

Hollywood embraced me in the late '80s because there
was a good project I was in and it was different.
Nowadays, it's about corporate mentality,
box office, youth.
- Marlee Matlin

The business of a bank is to lend money;
which amounts,
nowadays, to lending credit.
- John Buchanan Robinson

Nowadays love is a matter of chance,
matrimony a matter of money and divorce a matter of course.
- Helen Rowland

In the past, people were born royal.
Nowadays, royalty comes from what you do.
- Gianni Versace

It is hard to know how many people do,
but given that the people are so docile towards the rulers,
nowadays, very few Americans show the passion for freedom
that our forefathers had.
- James Bovard

Nowadays I construct my books as if they're film scripts.
- Leon de Winter

Hemingway seems to be in a funny position.
People nowadays can't identify with him closely as
a member of their own generation,
and he isn't yet historical.
- Leslie Fiedler

Rituals are important.
Nowadays it's hip not to be married.
I'm not interested in being hip.
- John Lennon

It's like someone cutting up a loved one in front of you,
all the time insisting they've got your best interests at heart.
They're very devious nowadays.
- Malcolm Wilson

Honeymoon lasts not nowadays above a fortnight.
- Samuel Richardson

I used to fish the Border rivers, but nowadays you
have to queue up for a shot and I can't stand that.
- Norman MacCaig

Nowadays, as soon as a striker scores three goals,
everyone starts asking him about it.
- Just Fontaine

Nowadays three witty turns of phrase and a lie make a writer.
- Georg C. Lichtenberg

There are always at least five good films at the end
of the year to get nominated,
but generally speaking nowadays, it's more of the independent
films that are recognized.
- Mark Rydell

Committees have become so important nowadays that subcommittees
have to be appointed to do the work.
- Laurence J. Peter

Nowadays, there are sometimes more producers than there are people in the cast,
because it takes that much money to put a show on.
- Stephen Sondheim

To be rich nowadays merely means to possess a large number of poor objects.
- Raoul Vaneigem

For love that time was not as love is nowadays.
- Thomas Malory

Be very clear as to what your dream is.
Nowadays it is fairly certain that 90 percent of all
actors really just want to be rich and famous as the
solution to all that ails.
- Dirk Benedict

Nowadays, business is all about productivity -
and our folks produce.
- John Hoeven

But nowadays hymns are the norm, because people don't have much else to sing.
- Richard Morris

Wars of aggression are popular nowadays with those
nations convinced that only victory and conquest could
improve their material well-being.
- Ludwig von Mises

Nowadays even presidents, vice-presidents,
and heads of big agencies are opening their minds to
accept psychic phenomena,
because they know it works.
- Uri Geller


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