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What we see is what they're trying to sell us.
by Rick Moranis

What we see is what they're trying to sell us.
It's not true nostalgic as much as it is repeating
old material because it's less expensive than new material.
- Rick Moranis

My own personal taste in films as a member of the audience
was not completely in line with films I was doing.
- Rick Moranis

There will always be another group of kids going to college,
drinking beer, and discovering that movie.
Many of them have never even heard of SCTV.
- Rick Moranis

I don't limit my taste.
There's some jazz that I like and there's some opera.
I've been listening to what was essentially country music,
but it crossed over to rock.
- Rick Moranis

 

I always find it flattering when somebody recognizes me.
- Rick Moranis

On the last couple of movies I made -
big-budget Hollywood movies -
I really missed being able to create my own material.
- Rick Moranis

Well, whether it's on film or on TV,
you don't want to throw too many curves at your audio and video guys.
- Rick Moranis

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I pulled out of making movies in about '96 or '97.
- Rick Moranis

The actual process of filmmaking, the many hours out of your life-
it is very slow and boring.
I'm not interested in that now unless an opportunity was provided for me.
- Rick Moranis

A few years ago, I decided I wanted to be home with my family.
- Rick Moranis

I think Alison Krauss and her band are the best today.
The same goes for Rick Skaggs and his band.
- Rick Moranis

About a year ago, out of the blue, I just wrote a bunch of songs.
- Rick Moranis

And I discovered after a couple years that I really
didn't miss making movies.
- Rick Moranis

And we had the perhaps unfair advantage of not having
to worry about what an audience was gonna think.
We were in a vacuum.
We were making little short films, really.
- Rick Moranis

I think that I recall the nostalgic '50s:
the start of early television and rock-and-roll,
and I think everything seemed to get very generic.
Not much has changed.
- Rick Moranis

Well, I took a sabbatical.
I walked away from shooting movies because I couldn't handle the travel.
I'm a single parent.
I had young kids, and I found that keeping in touch
with them from hotel rooms and airports wasn't working for me.
So I stopped.
- Rick Moranis

When I got to filmmaking, the most democratic of environments
where anybody could say anything,
those were the best environments, but what you don't
want to assume is that you know what the audience is thinking.
- Rick Moranis

To go against the dominant thinking of your friends,
of most of the people you see every day,
is perhaps the most difficult act of heroism you can perform.
- Theodore H. White

Choose the World You See,
and See the World You Choose.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The way I see it, if you want the rainbow,
you gotta put up with the rain.
- Dolly Parton

Change what you see,
by changing how you see.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We don't see things as they are,
we see things as we are.
- Anais Nin

Faith is taking the first step,
even when you don't see the whole staircase.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

There is beauty and adventure in the commonplace
for those with eyes to see beyond.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When It's Darkest, Men See the Stars.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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

People only see what they are prepared to see.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I am a Passionate Observer of Life.
I See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When I see Spirit in everything, Peace is at hand.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The invariable mark of wisdom is to
see the miraculous in the common.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

When one door closes, another opens.
But often we look so long, so regretfully,
upon the closed door,
that we fail to see the one that is opened for us.
- Helen Keller

The question is not what you look at, but what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

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

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Our opportunity is to Soar our Spirit.
To see Light and Joy in everything.
To spread our wings and fly boldly.
To give thanks for rainbows and butterflies -
our symbols of renewal and rebirth.
To offer daily Thanksgiving - for ourselves, our family,
our friends, our community, for the whole world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

The traveler sees what he sees,
the tourist sees what he has come to see.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

We must become the change we wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

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

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

What we see depends mainly on what we look for.
- John Lubbock

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

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

Obstacles are like wild animals.
They are cowards but they will bluff you if they can.
If they see you are afraid of them...
they are liable to spring upon you;
but if you look them squarely in the eye,
they will slink out of sight.
- Orison Swett Marden

The more I see, the less I know for sure.
- John Lennon

A part of you has grown in me.
And so you see, it's you and me
together forever and never apart,
maybe in distance, but never in heart.
- Anonymous

You see things and you say, Why?
But I dream things that never were and say, Why not
- George Bernard Shaw

You must be the change you wish to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

If you would convince a man that he does wrong, do right.
Men will believe what they see.
- Henry David Thoreau

If you wish to see the truth,
then hold no opinion for or against.
- Osho

Everything we hear is an opinion, not a fact.
Everything we see is a perspective, not the truth.
- Marcus Aurelius

It's not what you look at that matters,
it's what you see.
- Henry David Thoreau

Could we change our attitude,
we should not only see life differently,
but life itself would be different.
- Katherine Mansfield

Your eyes must not determine what you see. pay attention.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The world you see has nothing to do with reality.
It is of your own making and does not exist.
- A Course In Miracles

It is always wise to look ahead,
but difficult to look further than you can see.
- Winston Churchill

Everything that we see is a shadow
cast by that which we do not see.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Keep your face to the sunshine and you cannot see the shadow.
- Helen Keller

When you see something done,
know that you intended it.
If you don't like what you see,
then deeply examine your intentions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Know the power of perspective.
Be a passionate observer of life.
See the events, feel the emotions,
and recognize the difference.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We see Life through the fun-house mirrors of our point-of-view.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The farther backward you can look,
the farther forward you can see.
- Winston Churchill

When I am able to resist the temptation to judge others,
I can see them as teachers.
- Gerald Jampolsky

We shall find peace. We shall hear angels.
We shall see the sky sparkling with diamonds.
- Anton Chekhov

I hear and I forget.
I see and I remember.
I do and I understand.
- Chinese proverb

Each one of us has our own perspective
on everything we see in life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

This day I see that pretty much all
my correspondences are love letters.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The more you see the less you know.
- Bono

It is only with the heart that one can see rightly.
- Antoine de Saint-Exupery

Kindness is a language which the deaf can hear,
and the blind can see.
- Mark Twain


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