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David Strathairn Quotes and Sayings

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If anyone was talking about journalism in the '50s -
it was Edward R.Murrow.
- David Strathairn

I don't think I could've carried the weight that Murrow carried.
- David Strathairn

In order to crash the party and be a clown with your own skit,
you had to be there for quite a while.
- David Strathairn

If it's a role like this one, an actual live person,
a legend, there's lots of material laid out.
- David Strathairn

 

It would be real nice to have some kind of bell or
whistle attached to this film -
it would give it a longer life.
People seem to need that validation to go to a film these days.
- David Strathairn

So much money and energy is expended making a film
that I think it should be used for positive ends.
- David Strathairn

Television and film are our libraries now.
Our history books.
- David Strathairn

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Film is our literature, so we should tell stories that
are apropos of our culture,
in that we can learn something about ourselves.
- David Strathairn

It's like a piece of music; you never lose sight of the theme.
Each scene pushes off to the next like music builds
and you can almost hear the next chord progression,
so it has a strict structure, which is very compelling.
- David Strathairn

You work enough with someone and you develop a shorthand.
You know how he likes to work through the day and he
knows where you're vulnerable and where your weaknesses and strengths are,
so it makes for a good team, a team that knows who's
over there behind your back.
- David Strathairn

There are biographies, I looked at a lot of photographs of him,
I heard his voice over and over and over again.
You get in there and get to know the man by all of
those pieces of information.
- David Strathairn

I think George just nailed the whole thing,
the whole time period, the whole look and feel of what that newsroom was like.
I did a lot of research for the role and believe me,
it's all pretty genuine, down to the very last cigarette butt.
- David Strathairn

When you're creating a character out of nothing,
you have to make all the guesses as to how they walk,
how they talk, how they think.
It was all there on the table for us to pick and choose for Murrow.
- David Strathairn

I checked out all types of tobacco trying to find one
that would be easiest to live with,
I ended up using pipe tobacco.
It burned slower, and it wasn't as harsh on my throat...
It also smelled better.
- David Strathairn

In this film George presents issues that are important,
essential and vital, whoever you are,
about constitutional rights and the bedrock of a democracy.
I am drawn to those kinds of stories because they inspire me -
they are responsible to a populace and responsible to man.
- David Strathairn

I do not need anyone's permission to be my true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

You do not need anyone's permission to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

If anyone has material possessions and sees his brother in need
but has no pity on him, how can the love of God be in him?
- 1 John 3:17 PHOTO

When you follow your bliss,
doors will open for you
that wouldn't have opened for anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

Stay Happy, never let anyone get your goat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

You are important. You are the star -
the only star - of your own life show.
Everyone else is a bit player in the great drama of your life.
Be of service to humanity, but never be anyone's doormat.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone can hold the helm when the sea is calm.
- Publilius Syrus

Whether one believes in a religion or not,
and whether one believes in rebirth or not,
there isn't anyone who doesn't
appreciate kindness and compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Don't let anyone else take the measure
of your worth and capabilities.
Always stand proud in who you are.
- Margaret Spellings

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

You have to learn the rules of the game.
And then you have to play better than anyone else.
- Albert Einstein

Don't believe me,
don't believe yourself,
and don't believe anyone else.
- don Miguel Ruiz

Anyone who conducts an argument by appealing to authority
is not using his intelligence; he is just using his memory.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Know that you do not need anyone's permission
to be your true self.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who doesn't take truth seriously in small matters
cannot be trusted in large ones either.
- Albert Einstein

If you want to be heroic,
Don't emulate your heroes,
learn from them.
Heroes don't follow anyone,
they set their own course.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never Let Anyone Get Your Goat,
Push Your Buttons,
Get You Riled Up,
or Annoy You.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who proposes to do good
must not expect people to roll stones out of his way,
but must accept his lot calmly,
even if they roll a few stones upon it.
- Albert Schweitzer

I believe that anyone can conquer fear
by doing the things he fears to do,
provided he keeps doing them until he gets
a record of successful experience behind him.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Time stays long enough for anyone who will use it.
- Leonardo da Vinci

Anyone is free who lives as he wishes to live.
- Epictetus

What each must seek in his life never was on land or sea.
It is something out of his own unique potentiality for experience,
something that never has been and never could
have been experienced by anyone else.
- Joseph Campbell

You can never really live anyone else's life,
not even your child's.
The influence you exert is through your own life,
and what you've become yourself.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

A man who doesn't trust himself
can never really trust anyone else.
- Cardinal De Retz

Anyone can heal who believes that he can
and will take the time to put that belief into motion.
- Ernest Holmes

Don't look for approval from anyone other than yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If you fear making anyone mad,
then you ultimately probe for
the lowest common denominator of human achievement.
- Jimmy Carter

If anyone is unhappy, remember that
his unhappiness is his own fault...
Nothing else is the cause of anxiety or loss of tranquility
except our own opinion.
- Epictetus

ANYONE may become a revealer of Truth
who lives in close contact with the indwelling God.
- Ernest Holmes

Always aim high, work hard, and care deeply
about what you believe in.
When you stumble, keep faith.
When you're knocked down, get right back up.
And never listen to anyone who says
you can't or shouldn't go on.
- Hilary Clinton

Friendship with one's self is all important,
because without it one cannot be friends with anyone else in the world.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Meddling:
Everything that happens in the world, or doesn't happen,
is NOT my responsibility.
There are more than enough things that are my responsibility.
I am responsible for my thoughts, my beliefs, and my actions -
and that is enough.
It does not serve me to mind anyone else's business.
I can only make myself unhappy by trying to second guess
what anyone else thinks or does.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Anyone who thinks sitting in church
can make you a Christian must also think
that sitting in a garage can make you a car.
- Garrison Keillor

Once you respect yourself, there is no longer
any reason to disrespect anyone else.
Once you are confident of your own worthiness,
the worthiness of others ceases to be an issue.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A miracle is nothing more or less than this...
Anyone who has come into a knowledge
of his true identity,
of his oneness with
the all-pervading wisdom and power,
this makes it possible for laws higher
than the ordinary mind knows of
to be revealed to him.
- Ralph Waldo Trine

If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
- St. Francis of Assisi

I have been all things unholy.
If God can work through me, he can work through anyone.
- St. Francis of Assisi

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

Anyone can be passionate, but
it takes real lovers to be silly.
- Rose Franken

If someone irritates you, it is only
your own response that is irritating you.
Therefore, when anyone seems to be provoking you,
remember that it is only your judgment
of the incident that provokes you. -
- Epictetus

Though no one can go back and make a brand new start,
anyone can start from now and make a brand new ending.
- Carl Bard

If you doubt the virtue in self-honor,
remember what the flight attendant says,
"Put your own oxygen mask on first."
You are of no use to anyone else
if you have not taken care of your own needs first -
this includes your own emotional,
as well as physical, well-being.
In addition, your greatest value to your children,
your family, your friends, and your community
is the example you set, leading a great life that inspires
those around you to emulate your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never go on trips with anyone you do not love.
- Ernest Hemingway

Anyone who isn't confused,
really doesn't understand the situation.
- Edward R. Murrow

Kittens can happen to anyone.
- Paul Gallico

Honesty is the rarest wealth anyone can possess,
and yet all the honesty in the world ain't lawful tender for a loaf of bread.
- Josh Billings

I do not believe that God has
imposed suffering upon anyone
to punish them or to teach them a lesson.
- Ernest Holmes

You don't have to suffer to be a poet;
adolescence is enough suffering for anyone.
- John Ciardi

My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person,
he believed in me.
- Jim Valvano

There is no use whatsoever trying to help
people who do not help themselves.
You cannot push anyone up a ladder
unless he is willing to climb himself.
- Andrew Carnegie

I realize that patriotism is not enough.
I must have no hatred or bitterness towards anyone.
- Edith Cavell

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography
until after they're dead.
- Samuel Goldwyn

There's no reason to become alarmed,
and we hope you'll enjoy the rest of your flight.
By the way, is there anyone on board who knows how to fly a plane?
- the movie Airplane!

Anyone who says he can see through women is missing a lot.
- Groucho Marx

Whenever anyone says, 'theoretically,'
they really mean,
'not really.'
- Dave Parnas

Never trust anyone completely but God.
Love people, but put your full trust only in God.
- Lawrence Welk


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