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Don Bluth Quotes and Sayings

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There's about 260 rooms in the new castle which you go through,
but it's all about the game play.
- Don Bluth

Now they call in all of the authority figures they can find and hire them -
the cost has gone up.
The picture may or may not get better,
but definitely, it gets more cumbersome.
- Don Bluth

When business executives are making the artistic decisions
and don't understand animation,
things can go awry.
- Don Bluth

You just can't keep pouring money down an endless hole
and never recoup any of it.
It's got to be a business.
- Don Bluth

 

It just seems like the whole, overall animation world
is trying to go where maybe animation doesn't belong.
- Don Bluth

Basically the children who watch it just see the little characters they love,
and so they're not discerning about whether it looks
great or it's a great story or anything.
- Don Bluth

Usually with things, you go where you can find the financing to do it.
- Don Bluth

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You've got to be able to make animation for much less...
Less is not the studio's way.
- Don Bluth

It's whatever sells; it's the business of it.
- Don Bluth

Reese Witherspoon.
She's sophisticated enough that you just like her.
You like her and she's smart.
- Don Bluth

Dragon's Lair 3D is about as close as you can come
to controlling an animated feature film.
- Don Bluth

But I've been surprised over the years.
I mean, someone told me the other day that maybe 360
million people have played this game in the world.
That's a lot of people.
- Don Bluth

The heart of Dragon's Lair has always been its compelling story.
With Dragon's Lair 3D, we think the team has really
created an interactive animated movie.
- Don Bluth

I cannot explain why they made that sequel to Secret of NIMH.
Because they claim that it the original didn't make money,
so what was the enthusiasm to make a sequel?
- Don Bluth

I think we have to bottom out.
When the studios jump out of the ring,
perhaps the artist can get back in.
- Don Bluth

Once you work with a studio on a film,
the studio is sort of like this enormous clam that just opens,
takes everything and then closes, and no one enters again.
They own it all.
- Don Bluth

The only one that seems to be able to hold the business is Disney.
They do it is because they have a fabulous philosophy about marketing-
but even they wavered.
- Don Bluth

I prefer that animation reach into places where live action doesn't go,
and it seems like all of animation nowadays is trying
to go where live action is.
- Don Bluth

How can you have a director that doesn't go to work
with the crew every day and talk to them?
- Don Bluth

With movies, you are always in search is a good story,
one that everyone will relate to and love.
I love finding those stories and creating a visual world to tell the story.
- Don Bluth

We're waiting for the pendulum to swing back again,
which I am absolutely confident it will.
- Don Bluth

Shelf-life for a regular video game usually is about three to five years,
and that's it.
- Don Bluth

We'd love to do Space Ace 3D.
It has a lot of potential.
But, it is really up to the publishers.
- Don Bluth

The studios will go wherever they smell money.
It's like sharks to the blood.
- Don Bluth

If the machines can take the drudgery out of it and
just leave us with the joy of drawing,
then that's the best of both worlds -
and I'll use those computers!
- Don Bluth

I'm also very pleased that we were able to include
a full orchestrated score for Dragon's Lair 3D.
The 40 different music pieces blend with the action
to make you feel more a part of the whole adventure.
- Don Bluth

If you look at the game and everything,
it's not quite like looking at an animated film,
because that's total character.
This, this is really movement, but it's got funny little
things if you look for the humor.
They're actually getting to the character.
- Don Bluth

The marketing department is really an important part
of getting an animated film to work.
If the people running it are used to selling live action
films and the hard rock music and the sex and all those things...
Anything outside that, they just don't know what to do with it.
- Don Bluth

I'm saddened to see that everyone's pitched out the baby with the bath,
in that we say that it can't be one or the other,
it could be both.
I mean, just because we listen to classical music doesn't
mean that we can't listen to jazz.
- Don Bluth

As you follow the escapades or the journey of the hero through a story,
it evokes some kind of emotion in the viewers.
The director's job is to make sure that the audience
goes through the journey and has an emotional reaction.
- Don Bluth

In the animation world, people who understand pencils
and paper usually aren't computer people,
and the computer people usually aren't the artistic people,
so they always stand on opposite sides of the line.
- Don Bluth

I think the work that they do and the style of 3D graphics
is absolutely fabulous and I think it's a great brush to use for some stories.
And there are other brushes that I think are exclusive
to a different kind of story.
- Don Bluth

I remember when we were doing the first Dragon's Lair,
I got really involved with coming up with all the little
rooms and what was the danger in the room and going
into it with bats and spiders and snakes.
- Don Bluth

I have never seen a game's graphics look so sharp and clean.
The sound design for the game is also unique on the Xbox.
The memory on this system allowed us to provide the
user with 5.1 Dolby surround sound for home theatre owners.
- Don Bluth

We started getting the script to different people and
we were in the business of trying to fund it so we
could get it off and running,
and all the characters and sets designed and everything.
- Don Bluth

I am still quick at 250 to 260 lbs and I am smarter.
- Larry Holmes

I was voted best-looking kid in high school but,
as you can see, things changed.
I used to say I was a 260 pound Woody Allen.
You can make that 295 pound now.
- James Gandolfini

To the mind that is still,
the whole universe surrenders.
- Lao Tzu

In spite of unseasonable wind, snow
and unexpected weather of all sorts -
a gardener still plants.
And tends what they have planted ...
believing that Spring will come.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

Don't die with your music still inside you.
Listen to your intuitive inner voice
and find what passion stirs your soul.
- Wayne Dyer

There is more value in a very good painting
that is completed and on display,
than in an excellent painting
that is still in the artist's studio,
or perhaps still in his mind.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Faith is the bird that feels the light
and sings when the dawn is still dark.
- Rabindranath Tagore

Don't die with your music still inside you.
- Wayne Dyer

The only tyrant I accept in this world is the still voice within.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

I keep my ideals, because in spite of everything,
I still believe that people are really good at heart.
- Anne Frank

What are you committed to?
Have you started, or are you still thinking about it -
and making excuses?
Do you work toward your goal each day?
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

We must adjust to changing times
and still hold to unchanging principles.
- Jimmy Carter

Do what you love.
Know your own bone;
gnaw at it, bury it, unearth it,
and gnaw it still.
- Henry David Thoreau

For time and the world do not stand still.
Change is the law of life.
And those who look only to the past or the present
are certain to miss the future.
- John F. Kennedy

In spite of everything, I still believe
that people are really good at heart.
I simply can't build up my hopes on a foundation
consisting of confusion, misery and death.
- Anne Frank

Be not afraid of growing slowly,
be afraid only of standing still.
- Chinese Proverb

Most men lead lives of quiet desperation
and go to the grave with the song still in them.
- Henry David Thoreau

I am only one, but still I am one.
I cannot do everything, but still I can do something;
And because I cannot do everything
I will not refuse to do the something that I can do.
- Helen Keller

The human voice can never reach the distance
that is covered by the still small voice of conscience.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

When one has nothing to lose, one becomes courageous.
We are timid only when
there is something we can still cling to.
- Carlos Castaneda

Think of all the beauty still left around you and be happy.
- Anne Frank

We still do not know one thousandth of one percent
of what nature has revealed to us.
- Albert Einstein

Do not lose hold of your dreams or aspirations.
For if you do, you may still exist but you have ceased to live.
- Henry David Thoreau

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

We must, however, acknowledge, as it seems to me,
that man with all his noble qualities...
still bears in his bodily frame
the indelible stamp of his lowly origin.
- Charles Darwin

Learn to become still. And to take your attention
away from what you don't want, and all the emotional charge around it,
and place your attention on what you wish to experience.
- Michael Beckwith

He who controls others may be powerful,
but he who has mastered himself is mightier still.
- Lao Tzu

Never cease loving a person, and never give up hope for him,
for even the prodigal son who had fallen most low,
could still be saved; the bitterest enemy
and also he who was your friend could again be your friend;
love that has grown cold can kindle
- Soren Kierkegaard

Your friend is the man who knows all about you,
and still likes you.
- Elbert Hubbard

Today Is More Joyful Than Yesterday,
And Tomorrow Will Be More Joyful Still.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Goes the song, "we change, we change."
But the music is still mine.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

"Fair" is not a useful concept.
Life is not "fair."
You can't make life "fair."
You can get angry.
You can complain about life not being "fair."
You can attempt revenge - perhaps violently.
You can inflict great suffering upon yourself
in the name of life being "unfair."
And Life is still not "fair."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Relax. Take a day off.
Go for a long silent walk in the woods.
The world will still be there tomorrow -
as good and as bad as ever.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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


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