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I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a
by Simon Callow

I get sent a lot of scripts which feature him as a
kind of all-purpose Victorian literary character and
really understand little,
if anything, about him, his life or his books.
- Simon Callow

Bleak House is just the most astounding piece of work.
There's huge, visionary poetry in it.
- Simon Callow

He always describes his characters' voices and their physique so brilliantly.
As people have said, they are cartoons,
caricatures.
They're grotesques really.
- Simon Callow

When the BBC decided to bring Doctor Who back as a
feature film a few years ago,
one national newspaper ran a poll to ask its readers
who should be the new Doctor,
and I topped it.
- Simon Callow

 

He spent hours and hours and hours practising these conjuring tricks.
It's just such a curious thing.
- Simon Callow

He invented this idea of telling the life story of
a great writer through becoming his characters and becoming him.
It was such a pleasure and I thought we must find another writer.
- Simon Callow

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

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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

I have lost my seven best friends,
which is to say that God has had mercy on me
seven times without realizing it.
He lent a friendship, took it from me, and sent me another.
- Jean Cocteau

Bad politicians are sent to Washington by good people who don't vote.
- William E. Simon

In old age we are like a batch of letters that someone has sent.
We are no longer in the past, we have arrived.
- Knut Hamsun

An ambassador is an honest man sent abroad to lie and
intrigue for the benefit of his country.
- Henry Wotton

I guess that's what I was: a set of abs.
And they lit the abs and shot the abs and sent the abs on their way.
The photographer didn't look at my face once.
I was humiliated.
- Michael Bergin

Men are sent into the world with bills of credit,
and seldom draw to their full extent.
- Horace Walpole

Let us put theology out of religion.
Theology has always sent the worst to heaven,
the best to hell.
- Robert Green Ingersoll

The fact is that Americans were sent to Russia that have not been returned.
- Bo Gritz

My grandparents knew it was important that I understood
Christianity and the Bible.
But they never took me to church; they sent me to church.
- Lee Greenwood

When you're sent something and read it,
either you can see it while you read it,
or you can't.
- Steven Soderbergh

When Bill Clinton was in town, he sent over a balanced budget.
- Chaka Fattah

How much a dunce that has been sent to roam,
excels a dunce that has been kept at home.
- William Cowper

My faith grew strong, and I sent a letter (as I was ordered) to the Rev.
Dignitary of the Cathedral of Exeter.
I was assured, before I sent it, he would not answer it.
- Joanna Southcott

My parents sent me to a dance class,
so it was a road chosen by them,
not me.
But I enjoyed it so much I knew I would become a performer.
- Ziyi Zhang

I wasn't involved, except to the degree that they sent
me drafts of the script as the writer turned them in.
They asked me at one point to write a memo about what I thought of it.
- Michael Chabon

Since I'm allergic to various things,
the army wouldn't accept me during the war,
and I got into the Office of War Information,
which sent music to Europe.
- Elliott Carter

In 1795, I sent him another letter, telling him,
that danger still stood before us, and that the truth
of what I had written in 1792 was to be proved by 12 men.
- Joanna Southcott

Bobby and I went through some old questionnaires about
customer requirements for languages,
then we compiled a new one and sent it out to a few dozen people we knew.
- James Frank

I got a call this morning, and it was from Nancy Kerrigan,
wishing me luck.
She wished me luck and sent me all her good wishes.
- Michelle Kwan

The mission statement was ordered, and it sent the 800th MP Brigade,
effective the first of July, up to Baghdad.
I joined my brigade to take command at the end of June.
- Janis Karpinski

I was sent to a school because my father was already
aware that his days were numbered,
and he was anxious for me to acquire a good education
and follow in his footsteps.
- Sigrid Undset

The foolish and cruel notion that a wife is to obey
her husband has sent more women to the grave than to
the courts for a divorce.
- Lemuel K. Washburn

Earnestness is stupidity sent to college.
- P. J. O'Rourke

The director sent for me for Tarzan.
I climbed the tree and walked out on a limb.
The next day I was told I was an actor.
- Johnny Weissmuller

George W. had a plan.
He arranged to join the Air National Guard in Texas,
which meant he would not be sent to Vietnam.
- Peter Jennings

Oh, I had an idea for a pilot of my own at the time,
and then Carl sent me about eight scripts and simply
I threw my idea out the window because the writing was just so good.
- Dick Van Dyke

My eyes, my brain seek out escape routes wherever I am sent.
- Jack Henry Abbott

Further, by acting decisively in Iraq,
the United States has sent very strong signals to other
nations that have been or could be terrorist sympathizers.
- Jim Gerlach

Being elected to Congress is regarded as being sent
on a looting raid for one's friends.
- George Will

It's always unfortunate when a reporter is sent behind
bars for failing to turn over sources.
There's no way to say what the long-term outcome will be.
- Judy Woodruff

On Halloween, the parents sent their kids out looking like me.
- Rodney Dangerfield

When oil and gas prices went up dramatically and filled up the state treasury,
I sent a large share of that revenue back where it belonged -
directly to the people of Alaska.
- Sarah Palin

Fame has sent a number of celebrities off the deep end,
and in the case of Michael Jackson, to the kiddy pool.
- Bill Maher

When I was 17 I sent a picture up to an agency,
and within a week I was in The Sun five days in a row.
- Katie Price

The old fun thing is when somebody typed up the first
chapter of War and Peace.
And then made a precis of the rest of it and sent it
out and only one publisher recognized it.
- Jim Harrison

Today, the rich bottom land of the Misssissippi is
under water and no foreign land has sent a dollar to help.
- Gordon Sinclair

Ataturk sent several Turkish staff officers to Afghanistan,
helped them build their own army.
- Bulent Ecevit

I was reading through endless junk scripts that were being sent my way.
Typically the roles were to play his wife or his girlfriend -
leading roles for women were few and far between.
- Roma Downey

The greatest king of Israel, King David,
the author of the Psalms, sent a man out to die in
battle so that he could sleep with his wife.
- Robert Duvall

Vote Smart has sent out thirty thousand questionnaires
to every candidate running for office.
- Betty Hill

I remember the time I was kidnapped and they sent a
piece of my finger to my father.
He said he wanted more proof.
- Rodney Dangerfield

When the Lord sent me forth into the world,
He forbade me to put off my hat to any,
high or low.
- George Fox

Mankind's role is to fulfil his heaven-sent purpose
through a sincere heart that is in harmony with all
creation and loves all things.
- Morihei Ueshiba

The CIA is made up of boys whose families sent them
to Princeton but wouldn't let them into the family brokerage business.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

Like it or not, the people of Arkansas sent me to Washington
to represent them in this great body.
- Mark Pryor

I was often very, incredibly naughty,
and if I didn't come home at tea time I used to be
sent to bed without any dinner.
But people used to bring me things: I was better fed in bed.
- Diane Cilento

But I thought, I've just got to check out Hollywood,
so I sent out pictures and resumes.
- Delta Burke

Shortly thereafter, some friends encouraged me to try
out for the Miss South Carolina World beauty pageant.
To my surprise, I won - and was sent to New York City to compete nationally.
- Donna Rice

A discontented young fellow, filled with self pride;
he certainly should have considered it an honor to
be sent on so respectable an embassy as he was.
- Zebulon Pike

My mother did all she could to control me,
but at age 14 she sent me to a military school.
- Sam Donaldson

Yet, only years after the Nazi-era, millions were sent
to their deaths in places such as Cambodia,
Bosnia and Rwanda, and the world once again took too long to act.
- Allyson Schwartz

Well, as far as I'm concerned, I'm not here to live a normal life.
I'm sent here on a mission.
- Howard Finster

The warning message we sent the Russians was a calculated
ambiguity that would be clearly understood.
- Alexander Haig

According to Johnny Carson, I was the guy who Marlon
sent out to do all the dirty work.
- Jim Fowler

As the scripts come in they are sent to the artists,
and the artists are either very busy,
or ready to start.
- Garth Ennis

God sent Jesus as an example to see if we could retain
and maintain the Holy Spirit in human flesh.
- Benny Hinn

I was sent to a finishing school, which didn't last
long when mother found out how badly chaperoned we were.
Then I 'came out' before going to a domestic science school.
- Mary Wesley

And we broadcast tapes sent to us from Americans against the war.
These were most effective I believe.
- Hanoi Hannah

Who has sent you against me? Who has told you to do this thing?
- Roberto Calvi

If I've still got my pants on in the second scene,
I think they've sent me the wrong script.
- Mel Gibson

Now and then an innocent man is sent to the legislature.
- Kin Hubbard

I was brought up on art.
My father thought I had a great hand at art and sent me to art school.
But he did not want me to become a photographer.
- Imogen Cunningham

You are the bows from which your children as living arrows are sent forth.
- Khalil Gibran


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