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Chiaki Kuriyama Quotes and Sayings

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I didn't understand the American fascination with the Japanese schoolgirl.
No, I don't think I can, really.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

I think probably like seeing women fight because we're
generally not thought to be strong,
especially in the case of this movie.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

I certainly look at them very differently now,
and enjoy Jackie Chan movies and movies like that.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

It was pretty much the way that it was when I first read it,
although one exception would be that some ideas that
I had were also incorporated into the script.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

 

I once hit Quentin on the head with my ball and chain.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

I loved playing Go Go, because the character's so extreme.
And she's pretty close to my real character.
Especially the fact that she liked her sword with a lot of accessories.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

I think the biggest difficulty is that when I'm here in America,
there's a necessity of using English,
so I really have a great sense of really wanting to learn,
but unfortunately when I head back to Japan,
the necessity vanishes and so does my enthusiasm about learning.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

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Without going into too much detail, the end of my major action scene,
after the climax of the scene, there was one little
change that I suggested regarding the way things should turn out.
It was in the detail of the tears of blood.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

Up until doing this movie, I hadn't really paid a huge
amount of attention to those genres,
but after finishing this movie, it really gave me a
different sense of appreciation of the way the movies play out.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

Obviously, the difference between a game and actual
training is you're using your whole body,
so in that sense, maybe not, although maybe something to do with reaction,
the speed of reaction, maybe that was of use during the training.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

A movie of mine is going to be released in Japan next year.
I play a waitress who's a really regular girl in this movie.
The English title isn't decided yet,
but in Japanese it's I'll Get on the A Train Sometime.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

Julie Dryfus and I were both afraid of heights and in one scene,
I had to be quite high up and I was rather terrified,
but Julie was very kind, encouraging me and we got through that together.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

We started with the basics of kicking and punching,
then we moved on once we got proficient in that,
we moved on to working with the weapons,
and from then on working with the wires.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

My character is somebody who is smaller in stature and yet who's strong,
so to see the fighting situations between people who
are not generally thought of being strong is in itself
unusual and therefore interesting,
I think.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

Obviously, a skirt does present certain problems that I had to be aware of.
But when it came to the shoot and we were rolling,
I didn't really pay it any attention.
It wasn't too bad.
- Chiaki Kuriyama

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 PHOTO

We are not held back by the love we didn't receive in the past,
but by the love we're not extending in the present.
- Marianne Williamson PHOTO

Advice is what we ask for when we already know the answer
but wish we didn't.
- Erica Jong PHOTO

Does anybody really think that they didn't get what they had
because they didn't have the talent
or the strength or the endurance or the commitment?
- Nelson Mandela

The most important thing about Spaceship Earth -
an instruction book didn't come with it.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Do you remember the things you were worrying about a year ago?
Didn't you waste a lot of fruitless energy
on account of most of them?
Didn't most of them turn out all right after all?
- Dale Carnegie

Choose love. Choose to release all resentments.
Forgive everyone. Choose to release all regrets.
Forgive yourself for all decisions that you have ever made
that didn't work out as you hoped.
Forgive yourself for any financial decisions
that didn't meet your expectations.
Release your regrets if you choose
the "wrong" spouse or the "wrong" career.
Today, choose love.
Choose to love yourself.
Choose to love your life.
Choose to love all the friends, family, co-workers,
acquaintances, and others who share your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My childhood should have taught me lessons for my own fatherhood,
but it didn't because parenting can only be learned
by people who have no children.
- Bill Cosby

If I hadn't met you, I wouldn't like you.
If I didn't like you, I wouldn't love you.
If I didn't love you, I wouldn't miss you.
But I did, I do, and I will.
- Anonymous

I didn't want to marry anybody else in town.
I want my baby to look like you.
- It's a Wonderful Life (1946 movie)

I know God will not give me anything I can't handle.
I just wish he didn't trust me so much.
- Mother Teresa

When you follow your bliss, you put yourself on a kind of track
that has been there all the while waiting for you,
and the life you ought to be living is the one you are living.
When you can see that, you begin to meet people
who are in the field of your bliss,
and they open the doors to you.
I say, follow your bliss and don't be afraid,
and doors will open where you didn't know they were going to be.
If you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

For my confirmation, I didn't get a watch and my first pair of long pants,
like most Lutheran boys.
I got a telescope.
My mother thought it would make the best gift.
- Wernher von Braun

An economist is an expert who will know tomorrow why
the things he predicted yesterday didn't happen today.
- Laurence J. Peter

I didn't have the same fitness or ability as the other girls,
so I had to beat them with my mind.
- Martina Hingis

Dad taught me everything I know.
Unfortunately, he didn't teach me everything he knows.
- Al Unser

Disneyland is a work of love.
We didn't go into Disneyland just with the idea of making money.
- Walt Disney

I didn't make it all the way through third grade for nothing.
- the movie The Rescuers Down Under

I kept my babies fed.
I could have dumped them, but I didn't.
I decided that whatever trip I was on,
they were going with me.
You're looking at a real daddy.
- Barry White

The earth is like a spaceship
that didn't come with an operating manual.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Mommy smoked but she didn't want us to.
She saw smoke coming out of the barn one time,
so we got whipped.
- Loretta Lynn

I was a brownie for a day.
My mom made me stop.
She didn't want me to conform.
- Sandra Bullock

I got up with my wife, I sat down at the computer when she went to work,
and I didn't stop until she got home.
- George Stephen

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people
couldn't start a conversation if it didn't change once in a while.
- Kin Hubbard

What if happiness were found in the serenity of simple pleasures.
What if we didn't need the newest gizmo... the highest high?
What if happiness is in the air we breathe...
slowly, deeply, and consciously?
What if happiness is one fresh grape, savored with gratitude?
What if happiness is in our oneness with all creation?
What if happiness is about enjoying life exactly as it comes to us -
without chasing after it?
What if happiness is something we CHOOSE...
regardless of our circumstances?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The mistakes made by Congress wouldn't be so bad if
the next Congress didn't keep trying to correct them.
- Cullen Hightower

The Vatican is against surrogate mothers.
Good thing they didn't have that rule when Jesus was born.
- Elayne Boosler

Education is learning what you didn't even know you didn't know.
- Daniel J. Boorstin

I crashed my boyfriend's birthday when I was 12 years old.
He didn't invite me and so I showed up.
- Isla Fisher

Bachelors know more about women than married men;
if they didn't they'd be married too.
- H. L. Mencken

I have this sense that I didn't really start growing up until my twenties.
- Winona Ryder

I'm more comfortable with whatever's wrong with me
than my father was whenever he felt he failed or didn't
measure up to the standard he set.
- John Malkovich

I used to want to be a lawyer, but I didn't want to
have half my brain sucked out.
- Max Walker

Life's like Vegas. You're up, you're down,
but in the end the house always wins.
Doesn't mean you didn't have fun.
- the Woody Allen movie Deconstructing Harry

I was always shocked when I went to the doctor's office
and they did my X-ray and didn't find that I had eight
more ribs than I should have or that my blood was the color green.
- Nicolas Cage

I would think twice about designing stuff for which
there was no need and which didn't endure.
- Robin Day

I wanted to buy a candle holder, but the store didn't have one.
So I got a cake.
- Mitch Hedberg

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

I quit high school on my birthday.
It was my senior year and I didn't see the point.
This was 1962, and I was ready to make music.
- Barry White

My neighbour asked if he could use my lawnmower and
I told him of course he could,
so long as he didn't take it out of my garden.
- Eric Morecambe

If women didn't exist, all the money in the world would have no meaning.
- Aristotle Onassis

I wanted to be a forest ranger or a coal man.
At a very early age, I knew I didn't want to do what my dad did,
which was work in an office.
- Harrison Ford

The Russians feared Ike.
They didn't fear me.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I haven't spoken to my wife in years.
I didn't want to interrupt her.
- Rodney Dangerfield

My mom's a Catholic, and my dad's a Jew,
and they didn't want anything to do with anything.
- Isabelle Huppert

My boyfriend and I broke up.
He wanted to get married and I didn't want him to.
- Rita Rudner

We didn't actually overspend our budget.
The health Commission allocation simply fell short of our expenditure.
- Frank Howard Clark

You define a good flight by negatives:
you didn't get hijacked,
you didn't crash, you didn't throw up,
you weren't late, you weren't nauseated by the food.
So you are grateful.
- Paul Theroux

How old would you be if you didn't know how old you are?
- Satchel Paige

When I turned 60, it didn't bother me at all.
- Yoko Ono

I didn't know the organization, but the one thing you can say about the FBI,
it's tremendously professional.
- Robert Mueller

We didn't rehearse or play the songs to death before we recorded them,
and that let us catch a freshness and energy level
we've never really felt while making records.
- Edie Brickell

The market didn't define the music; the music defined the market.
- Charlie Hunter

I did know that the book would end with a mind-boggling trial,
but I didn't know exactly how it would turn out.
I like a little suspense when I am writing,
too.
- James Patterson

And, uh, I did that, and there was nothing more ridiculous
to me than finding the weight of the earth because
I didn't care how much the earth weighed.
- Rube Goldberg

I have come up with very creative ideas that really
didn't work with the song I was currently composing.
- Ken Hill


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