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Donald Pleasence Quotes and Sayings

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Loomis has always felt himself responsible for the
fact that he did not stop Michael when he first murdered his sister,
and so he's got that guilt to live with.
- Donald Pleasence

I'm the sort of actor who likes to talk about what we're going to do.
- Donald Pleasence

Continental directors, as opposed to British and American,
tend to be somewhat high-handed in their approach.
- Donald Pleasence

I'm hardly physically right for the hero parts,
now am I?
- Donald Pleasence

 

What can I tell you about things like Circus of Horrors
except that I get killed by the bear?
- Donald Pleasence

The process of building a part doesn't really stop.
- Donald Pleasence

All the real work is done in the rehearsal period.
- Donald Pleasence

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I don't really know how many films I've done,
and I don't look at this as a race that I necessarily want to win.
Nor is it a race that I want to stop running.
- Donald Pleasence

I am not one of those actors who believes he has to
live the part he is playing.
I can turn it on and off.
- Donald Pleasence

I loved working with Jamie Lee Curtis,
and I felt she was a wonderful actress even that early in her career.
- Donald Pleasence

At this point in my career, it doesn't bother me much
that I'm probably hopelessly typecast.
I like to work, and horror films definitely keep me working.
- Donald Pleasence

At the end of the first Halloween, when I shot 6 bullets into Michael Myers,
John Carpenter said, Let's get a shot of you looking
out of the window and seeing no one lying there.
- Donald Pleasence

I do think the story in Halloween 5 is a bit stupid,
and there's a lot more blood.
They're obviously going to take the Halloween series
in a different direction.
- Donald Pleasence

It's gotten to the point where it's big news when I don't do a horror film.
- Donald Pleasence

The idea of dying and coming back is what makes the Halloween films work.
- Donald Pleasence

I believe you can frighten people without showing their heads caved-in.
- Donald Pleasence

I think people have a tendency to read into more than there is.
- Donald Pleasence

I do not use any set methods, not even The Method.
The character after all is in the lines.
- Donald Pleasence

The first Halloween was very well made.
The second one was also well made, though I didn't
like it as well as the first one.
The third one had nothing to do with the series at
all and perhaps shouldn't have been made at all.
- Donald Pleasence

I was offered a choice of a flat salary up front or
a percentage of the film's future earnings.
I took the up front money.
Nobody could have figured what Halloween would ultimately become.
- Donald Pleasence

John and I had a few meetings about what direction the sequel should take.
I made some real insane suggestions.
True to what you'd expect, he ignored them all and
just picked up Halloween II where the original left off.
- Donald Pleasence

John Carpenter created the idea of Halloween,
so his vision remains the most focused and intelligently directed of the series.
The directors that have followed have kept the original intent of the concept.
- Donald Pleasence

The process of creation goes on all the time.
When I get through, I feel I know what the character
will do in every situation.
But the building up of the part is not mechanical or deliberate.
It grows out of the text.
- Donald Pleasence

The play is on top of me all the time,
and I am constantly thinking about it.
Even when I leave the theatre, I'll mumble the lines
to myself or think about the way the character walks or holds himself.
- Donald Pleasence

I don't want to give too much of it away,
because I haven't cleared it with Bob,
but the treatment is twenty years, and she,
in an effort to protect herself faked her death and
did a series of things regarding Dr. Loomis, who has
died, because Michael Myers was after her.
- Kevin Williamson

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

The jump is so frightening
between where I am,
and where I want to be.
Because of all I may become,
I will close my eyes and leap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher PHOTO

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

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

Sometimes the things you really want
sneak in the back door.
Notice.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If you want to be happy, be.
- Leo Tolstoy

If you want to make peace with your enemy,
you have to work with your enemy.
Then he becomes your partner.
- Nelson Mandela

Be the change you want to see in the world.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Nearly all men can stand adversity,
but if you want to test a man's character, give him power.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you want others to be happy, practice compassion.
If you want to be happy, practice compassion.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Decide that you want it more than you are afraid of it.
- Bill Cosby

Success is getting what you want;
happiness is wanting what you get.
- Dale Carnegie

Have the courage to follow your heart and intuition -
they somehow already know what you truly want to become.
- Steve Jobs

To live is to choose. But to choose well,
you must know who you are and what you stand for,
where you want to go and why you want to get there.
- Kofi Annan

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

Celebrate what you want to see more of.
- Tom Peters

If you want to be incrementally better: Be competitive.
If you want to be exponentially better: Be cooperative.
- Anonymous

Just another cold, misty morning inviting,
"want to go again?"
- Mary Anne Radmacher

I want you to be concerned about your next door neighbor.
Do you know your next door neighbor?
- Mother Teresa

Remember that not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

Not getting what you want
is sometimes a wonderful stroke of luck.
- Dalai Lama

We really have to understand the person we want to love.
If our love is only a will to possess, it is not love.
- Thich Nhat Hanh

Die when I may, I want it said by those who knew me best
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

We can do anything we want to
if we stick to it long enough.
- Helen Keller

We seek opinions that are likely to
support what we want to be true.
- Thomas Gilovich

Success is a state of mind.
If you want success,
start thinking of yourself as a success.
- Joyce Brothers

If you want to be happy,
put your effort into controlling the sail, not the wind.
- Anonymous

Do you want to know who you are?
Don't ask. Act!
Action will delineate and define you.
- Thomas Jefferson

Your time is limited, so don't waste it living someone else's life.
Don't be trapped by dogma -
which is living with the results of other people's thinking.
Don't let the noise of others' opinions
drown out your own inner voice.
And most important, have the courage
to follow your heart and intuition.
They somehow already know what you truly want to become.
Everything else is secondary.
- Steve Jobs

Determine never to be idle.
No person will have occasion to complain
of the want of time who never loses any.
It is wonderful how much may be done if we are always doing.
- Thomas Jefferson

If you want to do it,
Do It - TODAY.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You will never find time for anything.
If you want time you must make it.
- Charles Buxton

Teamwork is so important that it is virtually impossible for you
to reach the heights of your capabilities
or make the money that you want
without becoming very good at it.
- Brian Tracy

If you want to feel rich,
just count all of the things you have that money can't buy.
- Anonymous

No great man ever complains of want of opportunity.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If you want reality to be different than it is,
you might as well try to teach a cat to bark.
- Byron Katie

If you want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

"Good morning!" he said at last.
"We don't want any adventures here, thank you!
You might try over The Hill or across The Water."
- J. R. R. Tolkien

Inaction breeds doubt and fear.
Action breeds confidence and courage.
If you want to conquer fear,
do not sit home and think about it.
Go out and get busy.
- Dale Carnegie

What you want is irrelevant,
what you have chosen is at hand.
- Spock character in Star Trek VI movie

If we want a love message to be heard,
it has got to be sent out.
To keep a lamp burning,
we have to keep putting oil in it.
- Mother Teresa

Take time to contemplate -
away from the opinions and influence of others -
what you really want
and what you believe to be important in your life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

You can do what you want to do.
- David Thomas

We have to let go of all blame, all attacking, all judging,
to free our inner selves to attract what we say we want.
- Joe Vitale

I want it said of me by those who knew me best,
that I always plucked a thistle and planted a flower
where I thought a flower would grow.
- Abraham Lincoln

If you don't know what you want, you will probably never get it.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr.


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