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You couldn't take football away from me,
by Dougray Scott

You couldn't take football away from me,
you couldn't take acting away from me.
- Dougray Scott

I try and do films I know I'm going to enjoy watching as well as being in.
- Dougray Scott

Fairfax was incredibly important to the shaping of the country.
- Dougray Scott

With the situation now, people might be intrigued to
see how a country coped with war all those years ago.
- Dougray Scott

 

You grow up a lot in terms of your understanding of
the industry and how to deal with the corporate things.
- Dougray Scott

I just love jumping into someone else's life.
It is a relatively cheap way to experience things you
would be too scared to contemplate in your own life.
- Dougray Scott

I got involved in script development from the beginning.
It was nice to see how a film gets made right from the beginning.
It was quite hands-on for me.
- Dougray Scott

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My focus never wavered; I never accepted the film was
not going to be finished.
- Dougray Scott

The success of the film is down to the crew.
- Dougray Scott

Sometimes people say to you that you should try to be in a bigger film,
but it's the way it pans out.
- Dougray Scott

Sometimes it is easier to play someone who is far away from you.
- Dougray Scott

I'm doing a Dylan Thomas film, Map of Love,
with Mick Jagger producing again.
It's a wonderful script.
- Dougray Scott

You're making a movie, not a documentary.
If you made a film like the historians would like you to make,
you're not going to go and see it.
I'd rather see paint dry.
- Dougray Scott

When you do bigger films, the financiers take more risks.
- Dougray Scott

Sometimes you just can't walk away from films you're offered,
like the Dylan Thomas thing.
- Dougray Scott

It's difficult to get films made, especially films about poets.
- Dougray Scott

People go to see a film because it's a great story
and it's visually exciting to watch.
- Dougray Scott

The point is to be involved in the moment.
- Dougray Scott

It's nice to be asked to do good projects.
- Dougray Scott

I tend to do golf charity things because it's much
safer and you don't get much chance of a broken arm or leg.
- Dougray Scott

You should be careful what you wish for,
as the reasons for war get confused.
One person can be very clear in their motives,
but others can have different agendas.
- Dougray Scott

I am an actor through and through.
- Dougray Scott

Being a salesman and an actor were not that dissimilar:
It is a good lesson in covering up your feelings.
No one wants to buy from someone who looks depressed.
- Dougray Scott

I don't like acting things; I like feeling things.
- Dougray Scott

It quite often happens that they attach a name to a
project and it doesn't get all the financing it needs.
- Dougray Scott

Method acting is a label I don't really understand,
because there's a method to everybody's acting.
- Dougray Scott

In terms of jumping into a character's skin,
I try to immerse myself in the role as much as possible
to bring me closer to them.
All I do is what's required to achieve what I want to achieve.
- Dougray Scott

What was the reason for invading Iraq' Was it a humanitarian
crusade or an economic one' I would be inclined to say the latter.
It was the same with the Civil War, because the landed
gentry's money was being stolen by the king.
- Dougray Scott

When I'm playing a character like Jonathan in Ripley's
Game I want to be in the moment when he's feeling pain;
this very ordinary person who finds himself in extraordinary circumstances.
- Dougray Scott

You'd have to have one hell of an imagination to completely make up a story,
but historians are very anal about what they think
should be portrayed on screen.
Thankfully they don't make movies; we do.
- Dougray Scott

Laugh when you can,
apologize when you should,
and let go of what you can't change.
Life's too short to be anything... but happy.
- Anonymous

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

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

You're only here for a short visit.
Don't hurry. Don't worry.
And be sure to smell the flowers along the way.
- Walter Hagen

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

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

How do you want to be remembered?
Live life full out - Begin today.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

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

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

Simply do your best, and you will avoid
self-judgment, self-abuse and regret.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Footprints in the sands of time...
Where have you been?
Where are you going?
Why are you going there?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you don't know where you're going,
any road will take you there.
- Lewis Carroll
(Alice in Wonderland)

Powerful Dreams Inspire Powerful Action.
When you can taste, smell, and touch your dreams,
you can enroll the world.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

The cave you fear to enter holds the treasure you seek.
- Joseph Campbell

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

Don't Take Anything Personally.
Nothing others do is because of you.
- Miguel Angel Ruiz (don Miguel Ruiz)

You are never too old to set another goal
or to dream a new dream.
- C. S. Lewis

Holding on to anger is like grasping a hot coal
with the intent of throwing it at someone else;
you are the one who gets burned.
- The Buddha

The greatest mistake you can make in life
is to be continually fearing you will make one.
- Elbert Hubbard

May the world be kind to you,
and may your own thoughts be gentle upon yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Whatever you do, do with kindness.
Whatever you say, say with kindness.
Wherever you go, radiate kindness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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

You don't have the power to make life "fair,"
but you do have the power to make life joyful.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward

If you aren't in the moment,
you are either looking forward to uncertainty,
or back to pain and regret.
- Jim Carrey

Nobody can bring you peace but yourself.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

May your life always be Counterpoint to the Clamor of the World.
May you delight in Dancing Lightly With Life.
May you soar on eagle wings, high above the madness of the world.
May you always sing Melody in the Symphony of Your Life.
May you taste, smell, and touch your dreams of a beautiful tomorrow.
May your sun always shine, and your sky be forever blue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart

May flowers always line your path and sunshine light your day.
May songbirds serenade you every step along the way.
May a rainbow run beside you in a sky that's always blue.
And may happiness fill your heart each day your whole life through.
- Irish Blessing

To laugh often and much;
to win the respect of intelligent people
and the affection of children,
to leave the world a better place,
to know even one life has breathed easier
because you have lived,
this is to have succeeded.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A friend is someone who knows all about you,
and loves you just the same.
- Elbert Hubbard

A true friend is someone who
thinks that you are a good egg
even though he knows that
you are slightly cracked.
- Bernard Meltzer

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

It is the friends you can call up at 4 A.M. that matter.
- Marlene Dietrich

Take time to play!
Ask for what you want.
Laugh.
Live loudly.
Be avid.
Learn a new thing.
Be Yourself!
- Mary Anne Radmacher

Twenty years from now you will be more disappointed
by the things you didn't do than by the ones you did do.
So throw off the bowlines.
Sail away from the safe harbor.
Catch the trade winds in your sails.
Explore. Dream. Discover.
- widely misattributed to Mark Twain

Whatever you do, you need courage.
Whatever course you decide upon,
there is always someone to tell you
that you are wrong.
There are always difficulties arising
that tempt you to believe your critics are right.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

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


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