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Jim McKay Quotes and Sayings

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Well, this is the second time I've done New Directors.
- Jim McKay

Initially, it was about kids at the bottom rung of the social ladder,
due to their looks and their class background.
But they're also outsiders in terms of their peer group.
- Jim McKay

Kids - in a really good way - can talk about their
differences without the baggage that adults have.
- Jim McKay

One day I had an idea for a movie.
Everything came after that.
- Jim McKay

 

I was the first voice of Baltimore television in 1947.
- Jim McKay

Dick Enberg is still around and still being as good as he ever was.
- Jim McKay

Right now the thing that I have learned the most is
to be grateful that I have finally gotten to a point
where I am being paid to make films,
after eight years.
- Jim McKay

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So, when you see a kid with ratty jeans on,
wearing sneakers that aren't clean, you know they're
in a certain place economically.
I was interested in that experience.
- Jim McKay

I still haven't figured out how to have fun on a shoot.
- Jim McKay

I think there are some very evil things about gentrification.
- Jim McKay

Working on the film really made me confront my opinions
about change and gentrification.
- Jim McKay

Kids who have no money are still figuring out a way -
somehow -
to dress nicely.
- Jim McKay

I think Bob Costas is terrific.
He's so knowledgeable.
He can talk about any subject, not just sports.
- Jim McKay

I studied secondary education.
- Jim McKay

On one hand, as a filmmaker, I don't want to make a
movie with guns everywhere.
- Jim McKay

Here were these college kids beating the Soviets and
going on to the Olympic Gold Medal.
To me, that's the greatest upset of all time in any
sport that I can think of.
- Jim McKay

This thing that Colin Powell's son is expected to do
is kind of scary when you think that television and
radio and newspapers are what make people think what they think.
- Jim McKay

Of course the Munich tragedy was the biggest event
in my career and the most terrible.
- Jim McKay

I like the way Wiseman builds a story in an unconventional way.
- Jim McKay

Toward the end of school I started watching movies.
Got a job in a movie theater in Brookline,
Massachusetts.
- Jim McKay

How you define yourself is a major issue for young people and adults alike.
- Jim McKay

If you're a kid who's not necessarily attractive,
and you don't have money, and you're not hip and cool,
chances are you're not going to feel good about yourself and want to be an actor.
- Jim McKay

But what I did think would be interesting is if we
created a fictitious story of our own,
and then took these stories that we had collected and
assigned them to characters who would be played by actors.
- Jim McKay

When you make work, your goal might not be first and
foremost to have as many people as possible see it,
but it might be more about honing your craft as a storyteller or making art,
but, there's no doubt about it, you want lots of people to see it.
- Jim McKay

There are a lot of people who like to think they don't
have prejudices and that they're open people,
and yet, we all have that in ourselves,
oftentimes against people of our own race or our own gender or whatever.
- Jim McKay

I am playing with the assumptions that we have in our
everyday life when we are tripped up or fooled and we learn something,
that makes things exciting - I am having fun with that stuff,
but you have to manage it so it doesn't get too cute,
that's what I trying to work toward.
- Jim McKay

A well-developed sense of humor
is the pole that adds balance to your steps,
as you walk the tightrope of life.
- William Arthur Ward PHOTO

The opposite of a correct statement is a false statement.
But the opposite of a profound truth may well be another profound truth.
- Niels Bohr

Life is not about how fast you run
or how high you climb
but how well you bounce.
- Vivian Komori

Treat the earth well.
It was not given to you by your parents,
it was loaned to you by your children.
We do not inherit the Earth from our Ancestors,
we borrow it from our Children.
- Native American traditional PHOTO

Trust your own inner guidance.
Have faith that your steps are
carrying you toward your dreams.
Keep your eyes on the heavens
and believe that your feet will carry you well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life may not be the party we hoped for,
but while we are here we might as well dance.
- Anonymous

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

If a man is called to be a street sweeper,
he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted,
or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry.
He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts
of heaven and earth will pause to say,
here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Live Well, Love Much, Laugh Often.
- Anonymous

Hold on... Joyfully.
Holding-on does not have to be
a desperate teeth-gritting kind of holding-on.
Holding-on can be a joyful
"this is just the nature of Life,
so I may as well enjoy it"
kind of holding-on.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Look well into thyself; there is a source of strength
which will always spring up if thou wilt always look there.
- Marcus Aurelius

Your point of view sets you up well in advance
for how you view the events as they unfold.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

It is better to travel well than to arrive.
- The Buddha

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

What is once well done is done forever.
- Henry David Thoreau

If there is anything that a man can do well,
I say let him do it. Give him a chance.
- Abraham Lincoln

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread,
places to play in and pray in,
where nature may heal and cheer
and give strength to the body and soul.
- John Muir

Whatever your life's work is, do it well.
A man should do his job so well that the living,
the dead, and the unborn could do it no better.
- Martin Luther King, Jr.

Resistance to the organized mass can be effected only
by the man who is as well organized
in his individuality as the mass itself.
- Carl Jung

That some achieve great success,
is proof to all that others can achieve it as well.
- Abraham Lincoln

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Well done is better than well said.
- Benjamin Franklin

Appreciation is a wonderful thing.
It makes what is excellent in others belong to us as well.
- Voltaire

Always aim at complete harmony
of thought and word and deed.
Always aim at purifying your thoughts
and everything will be well.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Well-behaved women seldom make history.
- Laurel Thatcher Ulrich

Nothing is ever going to work out the way you want,
so you may as well choose to want the way life does work out.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The hardest of all, is learning to be
a well of affection, and not a fountain,
to show them that we love them,
not when we feel like it, but when they do.
- Nan Fairbrother

Nobody cares if you can't dance well. Just get up and dance.
- Dave Barry

Violence, even well intentioned,
always rebounds upon oneself.
- Lao Tzu

The well-timed question is more impacting than an answer.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

The part can never be well unless the whole is well.
- Plato

If there is any one secret of success,
it lies in the ability to get
the other person's point of view
and see things from that person's angle
as well as from your own.
- Henry Ford

No man who is occupied in doing a very difficult thing,
and doing it very well, ever loses his self-respect.
- George Bernard Shaw

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

Before we acquire great power
we must acquire wisdom to use it well.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

The reward of a thing well done, is to have done it.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

A well-spent day brings happy sleep.
- Leonardo da Vinci

You are defined by your habits - choose well.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People often say that motivation doesn't last.
Well, neither does bathing - that's why we recommend it daily.
- Zig Ziglar

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

No face which we can give to a matter
will stead us so well at last as the truth.
This alone wears well.
- Henry David Thoreau

Everybody needs beauty as well as bread.
- John Muir

Life is a dangerous - ultimately fatal - endeavor,
so you may as well live it full out.
Chart your course, cast off the lines,
and boldly sail the seas of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The fact is, that to do anything in the world worth doing,
we must not stand back shivering and thinking of the cold and danger,
but jump in and scramble through as well as we can.
- Robert Cushing

Learn to do common things uncommonly well;
we must always keep in mind that anything
that helps fill the dinner pail is valuable.
- George Washington Carver


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