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Max Burns Quotes and Sayings

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We're novices.
We have friends now who are part of the freshman class
who in some cases have run for Congress two and three
times before they won their seat.
- Max Burns

I've got to restructure all my personal life now in
order to accommodate public service,
which is fine.
- Max Burns

I'm not a politician.
I'm not a lawyer.
I'm just a country boy.
- Max Burns

I have spent my life reassembling the family farm.
- Max Burns

 

If you get through the primary and you work very hard
for three months and you're not successful,
you go back to being normal.
The only thing that changes your life forever is if you win.
- Max Burns

Most novices picture themselves as masters -
and are content with the picture.
This is why there are so few masters.
- Jean Toomer

As novices, we think we're entirely responsible for the way people treat us.
I have long since learned that we are responsible only
for the way we treat people.
- Rose Wilder Lane

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We were all novices.
We really were.
We didn't know a goddamn thing about doing a show.
- Jerome Robbins

How different our lives are when we
really know what is deeply important to us,
and keeping that picture in mind,
we manage ourselves each day
to be and to do what really matters most
- Stephen Covey

If you paint in your mind a picture of
bright and happy expectations,
you put yourself into a condition conducive to your goal.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Formulate and stamp indelibly on your mind
a mental picture of yourself as succeeding.
Hold this picture tenaciously. Never permit it to fade.
Your mind will seek to develop the picture...
Do not build up obstacles in your imagination.
- Norman Vincent Peale

Don't dream it, be it.
- the movie Rocky Horror Picture Show

Photograph: a picture painted by the sun without instruction in art.
- Ambrose Bierce

Morality and its victim, the mother -
what a terrible picture!
Is there indeed anything more terrible,
more criminal, than our glorified sacred function of motherhood?
- Emma Goldman

Time extracts various values from a painter's work.
When these values are exhausted the pictures are forgotten,
and the more a picture has to give, the greater it is.
- Henri Matisse

A picture is worth a thousand words.
- Napoleon Bonaparte

The human body is the best picture of the human soul.
- Ludwig Wittgenstein

Life is painting a picture, not doing a sum.
- Oliver Wendell Holmes

Every natural fact is a symbol of some spiritual fact.
Every appearance in nature corresponds to some state of the mind,
and that state of the mind can only be described
by presenting that natural appearance as its picture.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

My imagination can picture no fairer happiness than
to continue living for art.
- Clara Schumann

Citizen Kane is perhaps the one American talking picture
that seems as fresh now as the day it opened.
It may seem even fresher.
- Pauline Kael

My father? I never knew him.
Never even seen a picture of him.
- Eminem

A picture is a poem without words.
- Horace

One picture is worth 1,000 denials.
- Ronald Reagan

Great designers seldom make great advertising men,
because they get overcome by the beauty of the picture -
and forget that merchandise must be sold.
- James Randolph Adams

Art consists of limitation.
The most beautiful part of every picture is the frame.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

Only the poet can look beyond the detail and see the whole picture.
- Helen Hayes

The next thing I knew, I was out of the service and making movies again.
My first picture was called, GI Blues.
I thought I was still in the army.
- Elvis Presley

We often plough so much energy into the big picture,
we forget the pixels.
- Silvia Cartwright

I realize that every picture isn't a work of art.
- Conrad Hall

I think The Big Picture was such a huge shift from my second record.
- Michael W. Smith

We cut a few corners and brought the picture in under budget by $25,000,
so Paramount let us go back to Boston with a small
crew to shoot some additional footage.
- Arthur Hiller

I have to experiment with methods and I'm trying to
find an authentic way of making an equivalent of the living,
breathing person within the limits of a single picture.
- Peter Wright

I saw Tequila Sunrise as a romantic picture with complex,
bigger than life characters.
- Conrad Hall

In nature, light creates the color.
In the picture, color creates the light.
- Hans Hofmann

The soul never thinks without a picture.
- Aristotle

I just did a picture book called The Wildest Brother on Earth,
and you will find both of my children in there.
- Cornelia Funke

It isn't glamorous until after the film is finished,
and you are at the premiere and getting your picture
on the cover of magazines.
- Taylor Hackford

Villains never know they are villains in a picture
so I play this like I'm the nicest guy in the world.
- Wayne Rogers

The truth is the best picture, the best propaganda.
- Robert Capa

A great artist can paint a great picture on a small canvas.
- Charles Dudley Warner

For imagination sets the goal picture which our automatic mechanism works on.
We act, or fail to act, not because of will,
as is so commonly believed, but because of imagination.
- Maxwell Maltz

I wish, naturally to prevent the possibility that someone may write an accidental,
superficial, incomplete and perhaps untrue picture of me.
- Conrad Veidt

If the picture speaks to me, if it tells me something about myself,
then I want it.
Then I have to have it.
- Norton Simon

I don't know really.
I've always been interested in the small picture instead of the big one,
and I've always been interested in relationship pictures.
- Adrian Lyne

The English press treated the world premiere of my
first talking picture as a major event.
- Gloria Swanson

Our notion of the perfect society embraces the family
as its center and ornament,
and this paradise is not secure until children appear
to animate and complete the picture.
- Amos Bronson Alcott

I don't like food that's too carefully arranged;
it makes me think that the chef is spending too much
time arranging and not enough time cooking.
If I wanted a picture I'd buy a painting.
- Andy Rooney

I cannot tell you much about the picture-
it depends on so many things,
the first of which that comes to my mind is:
splendid as he is,
is there too much of Spencer Tracy.
- Basil Rathbone

The trick to forgetting the big picture is to look at everything close-up.
- Chuck Palahniuk

We have an integrated picture of the threat from outside
and from within that is provided not only to our foreign
ministers but also to our justice and interior ministers.
- Gijs de Vries

A very subtle difference can make the picture or not.
- Annie Leibovitz

There's evidence of a social decline in direct proportion
to technology and the industrialization of the motion picture industry.
- Mark Rydell

When you are a beginning film maker you are desperate to survive.
The most important thing in the end is survival and
being able to get to your next picture.
- George Lucas

That's the terrible thing: the more one works on a picture,
the more impossible it becomes to finish it.
- Alberto Giacometti

As soon as people see my face on a movie screen,
they knew two things: first, I'm not going to get the girl,
and second, I'll get a cheap funeral before the picture is over.
- Lee Marvin

I feel particularly close to them, because I am now out in the universe.
I'm in a position to see nature from another point of view,
to be outside the earth and see the big picture.
- Story Musgrave

My wife Mariana is a good photographer too and,
like me, she just picks up a camera and takes a picture when she sees something,
rather than looking too deeply into it.
- Graeme Le Saux

We'd rather see a picture that we liked then dump on one we didn't.
- Gene Siskel

Supermodels are over, and the new picture girl has
become the television actress.
- Portia de Rossi

It is terrible to destroy a person's picture of himself
in the interests of truth or some other abstraction.
- Doris Lessing

I've been in beautiful landscapes where one is tempted
to whip out a camera and take a picture.
I've learned to resist that.
- David Byrne

One of the Life Saving men snapped the camera for us,
taking a picture just as the machine had reached the
end of the track and had risen to a height of about two feet.
- Orville Wright

I want to thank everybody and anybody who ever had
anything to do with the making of this picture.
- Morgan Freeman

Excuse me for harrowing you with this picture of war.
But I am very full of it at present.
- Edward Wadsworth

It was wonderful to play such a part,
but I was disappointed with the picture.
- Herbert Lom

The true picture of the past flits by.
The past can be seized only as an image which flashes
up at the instant when it can be recognized and is never seen again.
- Walter Benjamin

Seneca brings vividly before us a picture of the various
scholars assembled in a school of the philosophers.
- Frederic William Farrar

Painting is seen as picture making, the making of an art object,
something that can stand on its own.
- Peter Wright

What is the use of good painting? We want a spell cast
upon the optical part of our existence!
We seldom really see the world, but when we do,
we become as still as a picture.
- Robert Musil

The picture alone, without the written word,
leaves half the story untold.
- James Lafferty


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