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Clive Barker Quotes and Sayings

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What I tried to do is deliver movies that have worked for me more than once.
- Clive Barker

You can plan to be brave - it's even better if you just try to be brave.
- Clive Barker

Gather experience...
Look at what you should not look at.
A feeling of anxiety is the sure and certain evidence that you should do this.
- Clive Barker

Be regular and orderly in your life,
that you may be violent and original in your work.
- Clive Barker

 

I'm a great dog fanatic.
My own dog died a little while ago and I take it very
personally when things die -
it's a major offence.
- Clive Barker

I have the normal complement of anxieties,
neuroses, psychoses and whatever else -
but I'm absolutely nothing special.
- Clive Barker

My imagination is my polestar; I steer by that.
- Clive Barker

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Nothing ever begins.
There is no first moment; no single word or place from
which this or any other story springs.
- Clive Barker

It is great good health to believe, as the Hindus do,
that there are 33 million gods and goddesses in the world.
It is great good health to want to understand one's dreams.
It is great good health to desire the ambiguous and paradoxical.
- Clive Barker

Anyone who has never made a mistake,
has never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

Women must try to do things as men have tried.
When they fail their failure must be
but a challenge to others.
- Amelia Earhart

I never had a policy;
I have just tried to do my very best each and every day.
- Abraham Lincoln

Consult not your fears but your hopes and your dreams.
Think not about your frustrations,
but about your unfulfilled potential.
Concern yourself not with what you tried and failed in,
but with what it is still possible for you to do.
- Pope John XXIII

I tried to remember how to exhale.
I had to look away before it came back to me.
- Bella, from Twilight saga by Stephenie Meyer

A person who never made a mistake
never tried anything new.
- Albert Einstein

There is a fine line between perseverance and insanity.
At what point have you tried your best,
and it's time to do something different?
It's a balance - a paradox.
If you get in the habit of giving up
as soon as something gets difficult,
your life won't work,
but if you keep tilting at windmills -
madly trying the same thing again and again,
your life also won't work.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I started dieting.
I dieted, dieted, dieted and tried all the diets and
I would lose and then I would go back to normal eating
and would put it on and then some.
- Suzanne Somers

Between two evils, I always pick the one I never tried before.
- Mae West

I've tried word processors, but I think I'm too old a dog to use one.
- Dee Brown

I have tried to lift France out of the mud.
But she will return to her errors and vomitings.
I cannot prevent the French from being French.
- Charles de Gaulle

I auditioned on my own.
I tried to make a mark for myself without anybody's help,
not even Mom's.
- Kate Hudson

I have tried to know absolutely nothing about a great many things,
and I have succeeded fairly well.
- Robert Benchley

Today, try something you have never tried before.
Perhaps just a food that is new to you -
perhaps a whole new way of living.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Defeat is not the worst of failures.
Not to have tried is the true failure.
- George Edward Woodberry

I have tried lately to read Shakespeare,
and found it so intolerably dull that it nauseated me.
- Charles Darwin

The surest sign that intelligent life exists elsewhere
in the universe is that it has never tried to contact us.
- Bill Watterson

Be courteous to all, but intimate with few,
and let those few be well tried before you give them your confidence.
- George Washington

My wife and I tried two or three times in the last 40 years
to have breakfast together,
but it was so disagreeable we had to stop.
- Winston Churchill

Ever tried.
Ever failed.
No matter.
Try Again.
Fail again.
Fail better.
- Samuel Beckett

I reckon I tried everything on the old apple,
but salt and pepper and chocolate sauce topping.
- Gaylord Perry

One regret I have is that I did not learn more about
what was happening very early,
so that I could have tried to stop people from engaging in illegal activities.
- Fred F. Fielding

I was a great reader of fairy tales.
I tried to read the entire fairy tale section of the library.
- Beverly Cleary

There have been people who have tried to take advantage of me.
They want to be linked to me just because I'm Ethel Merman.
- Ethel Merman

I have always tried to hide my efforts and wished my
works to have a light joyousness of springtime which
never lets anyone suspect the labors it has cost me.
- Henri Matisse

It was really weird, when this thing started,
to hear lawyers and MTV people calling me and actually saying 'ButtHead.'
People tried to avoid it too.
- Mike Judge

We tried to have diplomas without learning,
we tried to have jobs without work, we tried to have houses without savings,
we tried to have government without responsibility.
- Newt Gingrich

With my songs I tried to prove that there is love.
- Nana Mouskouri

It was a very emotional dinner...
Everyone shared personal stories about her and gave
her words of encouragement and inspiration.
Everyone tried to remain positive.
- Lil' Kim

I want to be remembered as a guy who tried his best and did his best.
- Art Modell

They tried to get me to use a pick when I first joined the band.
They had certain things they thought were appropriate.
I tried to adapt as much as I could.
- Lindsey Buckingham

As for the Devil - that is somebody our religion tried
to do without for a long time.
- Kerry Thornley

Well, I tried to get a record deal in 1966 or '67,
and everyone thought I was too eclectic.
- Carly Simon

During my career several people have tried to push me out the door...
Nobody has succeeded yet.
- Ferdinand Piech

I have tried to kill sectarianism, whether in Catholics or Protestants.
- James Larkin

I had not picked up a tennis racket in 15 years,
so I tried.
- Matthew Ashford

The first syndicating I tried was when two partners
and I created a production company in 1952.
We wanted to syndicate famous Bible stories and sell them for $25 a show.
- Casey Kasum

I realized that I needed to be anonymous on the street
and somebody else on the stage.
I had tried to put my street self on the stage,
but what they want is an actor on stage.
- Bobby Darin

I have tried to present my sensations in what is the
most congenial and impressive form possible to me.
- Edward Hopper

In horror movies today it's lots of fast cut shot and
lots of loud noises on the soundtrack.
I tried to do the opposite.
Playing with silence for instance.
- Alejandro Amenabar

It takes as much courage to have tried and failed as
it does to have tried and succeeded.
- Anne Morrow Lindbergh

I listened to many different types of instruments and music,
and have always tried to look at the bass as an instrument
as opposed to only a bass.
- Billy Sheehan

I've never done Botox in my life.
But I've probably tried everything else under the sun.
- Ryan Seacrest

All I've done all my life is just tried to better the
game for our players and for those people watching.
- Bobby Hull

My body grew hot, then cold.
I tried to eat the bed sheets.
My heart beat madly.
Every joint in my body ached.
When I took the cure they took it all away from me.
- Bela Lugosi

All my life I have tried to pluck a thistle and plant a flower
wherever the flower would grow in thought and mind.
- Abraham Lincoln

At Leeds I've tried to concentrate on my club form,
but you get caught up in all the World Cup fever once
you come back to Ireland and see all the Irish boys again.
- Robbie Keane

It was like a heart transplant.
We tried to implant college in him but his head rejected it.
- Barry Switzer

Be not the first by whom the new are tried,
Nor yet the last to lay the old aside.
- Alexander Pope

Watergate had become the center of the media's universe,
and during the remaining year of my presidency the
media tried to force everything else to revolve around it.
- Richard M. Nixon

As for doing good; that is one of the professions which is full.
Moreover I have tried it fairly and, strange as it may seem,
am satisfied that it does not agree with my constitution.
- Henry David Thoreau

At the end of the program, I tried to talk to the kids
a little bit about life skills.
- Troy Vincent

I tried to draw people more realistically,
but the figure I neglected to update was myself.
- Joe Sacco

I've never made any effort to hide what happened.
I served my time, I've tried to learn and move on.
- Victor Salva

I tried to write with someone else once before,
but it was not successful.
- Paula Danziger

My mother also had us take piano lessons,
and this had a similar effect.
I hated those lessons, but I now play regularly for
pleasure and have even tried my hand at composing.
- Robert B. Laughlin

In every age poets and social reformers have tried
to stimulate the people of their own time to a nobler
life by enchanting stories of the virtues of the heroes of old.
- Alfred Marshall

Marriage is too interesting an experiment to be tried only once.
- Eva Gabor

I tried to commit suicide by sticking my head in the oven,
but there was a cake in it.
- Lesley Boone

To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.
No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea,
though many there be that have tried it.
- Herman Melville

Whenever I hear anyone arguing for slavery,
I feel a strong impulse to see it tried on him personally.
- Abraham Lincoln

One time my mom tried to ground me, but that lasted 15 minutes.
- Bam Margera


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