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Franka Potente Quotes and Sayings

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I said, 'Wouldn't it be great if Matt Damon's character
fell in love with a girl with a real butt?' They were like,
'Yeah sure, sure - here's your personal trainer.'
- Franka Potente

I'm so uncomfortable, especially in emotional situations,
having to say sentences that don't feel right.
As an actor - or really, as any kind of person sensitive to it.
- Franka Potente

I don't like actors who try to talk directors into
making their part bigger and that's really lame.
- Franka Potente

I think I'm a really good partner and very sensitive
to the other person's feelings.
I want somebody else to be comfortable,
to understand about my job, and if they want to come
on a set and see me work,
they always can.
- Franka Potente

 

I never consciously said, 'I want to be an actor.'
It sounds stupid,
but it's kind of like being a painter or something.
You don't say, 'From today on I'm going to be a painter.'
It's not something conscious -
you've just been painting pictures all your life.
- Franka Potente

I always performed when I was a child.
My parents got very annoyed, because my brother and
I had our little bedrooms upstairs,
and I would plaster the house with posters with arrows pointing upstairs.
- Franka Potente

I just want to be able to sit on grass as long as I want to,
without anybody telling me to leave.
Everything is so restricted, here, in that you actually
have to stand behind a line,
you can't go up the Canyon and enjoy the view.
- Franka Potente

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I think when I'm in love, I really am very good with calling,
little faxes, and visiting and I really put a lot of effort into it.
I'm really not the one that's not available because
of work and I'm very sad when I actually leave.
- Franka Potente

People will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget
how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou PHOTO

Believe nothing, no matter where you read it,
or who said it, no matter if I have said it,
unless it agrees with your own reason
and your own common sense.
- The Buddha PHOTO

"Just living is not enough," said the butterfly,
"one must have sunshine, freedom and a little flower."
- Hans Christian Andersen PHOTO

If the only prayer you said in your whole life was,
Thank you, that would suffice.
- Meister Eckhart PHOTO

Never interrupt someone doing what you said couldn't be done.
- Amelia Earhart PHOTO

We can only be said to be truly alive in those moments
when our hearts are conscious of our treasures.
- Thornton Wilder

Mama always said life was like a box of chocolates.
You never know what you're gonna get.
- the movie Forrest Gump PHOTO

I've learned that people will forget what you said,
people will forget what you did,
but people will never forget how you made them feel.
- Maya Angelou

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

There is no subject so old that something new cannot be said about it.
- Fyodor Dostoyevsky

Never say or do anything you wouldn't want
to be the last thing you ever said or did.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Examine what is said, not him who speaks.
- Arabian Proverb

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

"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

"Begin at the beginning," the King said, very gravely,
"and go on till you come to the end: then stop."
- Lewis Carroll

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

You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

When I look back on all these worries,
I remember the story of the old man who said on his deathbed
that he had had a lot of trouble in his life,
most of which had never happened.
- Winston Churchill

Courage is fear that has said its prayers.
- Karl Barth

"Sometimes," said Pooh, "the smallest things take up the most room in your heart."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

A wise one said, "We are most like God when we forgive."
It is easy for us to blame, but hard for us to forgive.
Yet that is what we are called upon to do -
to forgive everyone for everything.
And the reward?
In this life, the reward for forgiveness
is your own happiness.
Unconditional universal forgiveness is
the key to your own happiness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I unconditionally forgive myself for everything
that I have ever done, said, or thought
that has caused me harm or suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

One day Alice came to a fork in the road
and saw a Cheshire cat in a tree.
"Which road do I take?" she asked.
His responses was a question: "Where do you want to go?"
"I don't know," Alice answered.
"Then," said the cat, "it doesn't matter."
- Lewis Carroll

My Mama always said you've got to put the past behind you
before you can move on.
- the movie Forrest Gump

What if it were only an illusion?
Perhaps life is not as threatening as it appears.
Perhaps the greatest threat to our serenity
is our fear of the future -
our fear of the unknown.
Perhaps, as Franklin D. Roosevelt said,
"The Only Thing We Have to Fear Is Fear Itself."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

When all is said and done,
the one sole condition that makes
spiritual happiness and preserves it
is the absence of doubt.
- Mark Twain

When a man you like switches from what
he said a year ago, or four years ago,
he is a broad-minded person who has courage enough
to change his mind with changing conditions.
When a man you don't like does it,
he is a liar who has broken his promise.
- Franklin Pierce Adams

I believe in God, but not as one thing,
not as an old man in the sky.
I believe that what people call God
is something in all of us.
I believe that what Jesus and Mohammed and Buddha
and all the rest said was right.
It's just that the translations have gone wrong.
- John Lennon

Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh?" he whispered.
"Yes, Piglet?"
"Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's hand.
"I just wanted to be sure of you."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

Overflowing Cup of Tea:
The Zen Master poured his visitor's teacup full, and then kept pouring.
The visitor watched until he could no longer restrain himself.
"It is overfull. No more will go in!"
"Like this cup," the Zen Master said,
"you are full of your own opinions and assumptions.
How can you learn truth until you first empty your cup?"
- Traditional Zen Koan

Momma always said dyin' was a part of life.
I sure wish it wasn't.
- the movie Forrest Gump

I don't see much sense in that," said Rabbit.
"No," said Pooh humbly, "there isn't.
But there was going to be when I began it.
It's just that something happened to it along the way."
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

God is the great mysterious motivator of what we call nature,
and it has often been said by philosophers,
that nature is the will of God.
And I prefer to say that nature
is the only body of God that we shall ever see.
- Frank Lloyd Wright

"When I use a word," Humpty Dumpty said in rather a scornful tone,
"it means just what I choose it to mean - neither more nor less."
- Lewis Carroll

(Jesus on Love)
You have heard that it was said,
"Love your neighbor and hate your enemy."
But I tell you: Love your enemies
and pray for those who persecute you.
- Matthew 5:43-44

It is my desire, in the office of a Christian minister,
to do nothing which I cannot do with my whole heart.
Having said this, I have said all.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

I unconditionally forgive everyone for all hurt
that I have ever experienced in the presence of their actions.
I unconditionally forgive myself for everything that I have ever done,
said, or thought that has caused me harm or suffering.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"The time has come," the walrus said, "to talk of many things:
of shoes and ships - and sealing wax - of cabbages and kings."
- Lewis Carroll

"But I don't want to go among mad people," said Alice.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the cat. "We're all mad here."
- Lewis Carroll

How true Daddy's words were when he said:
all children must look after their own upbringing.
Parents can only give good advice
or put them on the right paths,
but the final forming of a person's character
lies in their own hands.
- Anne Frank

Love Your Enemies
Ye have heard that it hath been said,
Thou shalt love thy neighbor, and hate thine enemy.
But I say unto you, Love your enemies,
bless them that curse you,
do good to them that hate you,
and pray for them which despitefully use you, and persecute you.
- Jesus of Nazareth (Matthew 5:43-44)

Donkey, you HAVE the right to remain silent.
What you lack, is the capacity.
- said by Shrek in the movie Shrek 2

My mother said to me, 'If you are a soldier,
you will become a general.
If you are a monk, you will become the Pope.'
Instead,
I was a painter, and became Picasso.
- Pablo Picasso

If Galileo had said in verse that the world moved,
the inquisition might have let him alone.
- Thomas Hardy

Look your best - who said love is blind?
- Mae West

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

Everything has been said before, but since nobody listens
we have to keep going back and beginning all over again.
- Andre Gide

I said to my friends that if I was going to starve,
I might as well starve where the food is good.
- Virgil Thomson

It is said that the world is in a state of bankruptcy,
that the world owes the world more than the world can pay.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My mother asked me what I wanted for my birthday,
so I said I wanted to read poetry with her.
- Guy Johnson

As Daddy said, life is 95 percent anticipation.
- Gloria Swanson

John Candy knew he was going to die.
He told me on his 40th birthday.
He said, well, Maureen, I'm on borrowed time.
- Maureen O'Hara

No one ever said on their deathbed, 'Gee,
I wish I had spent more time alone with my computer'.
- Danielle Berry

I'm an advocate of the great Dr. Johnson, the English
man of letters who said that patriotism was the last refuge of the scoundrel.
- George Galloway

I've said that playing the blues is like having to be black twice.
Stevie Ray Vaughan missed on both counts,
but I never noticed.
- B. B. King

I'm tired of hearing it said that democracy doesn't work.
Of course it doesn't work.
We are supposed to work it.
- Alexander Woollcott

My dad always said, 'Don't worry what people think,
because you can't change it.'
- Daisy Donovan

I have noticed that nothing I never said ever did me any harm.
- Calvin Coolidge

Happy is said to be the family which can eat onions together.
They are, for the time being, separate,
from the world, and have a harmony of aspiration.
- Charles Dudley Warner

My father was the guy on the block who said hi to everyone.
- Damon Wayans

As the poet said, 'Only God can make a tree,'
probably because it's so hard to figure out how to get the bark on.
- Woody Allen

Poets have said that the reason to have children is
to give yourself immortality.
Immortality? Now that I have five children,
my only hope is that they are all out of the house before I die.
- Bill Cosby

It has been said that 80% of what people learn is visual.
- Allen Klein


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