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Michael Apted Quotes and Sayings

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Anyway, that was the germ of the idea and of course...
you know this was early days of sociology and whatever,
especially on television.
- Michael Apted

For behaviorist films, that's been much more useful -
the change of technology -
but for my kind of films,
doing them on film is much better, because it's more beautiful.
- Michael Apted

I've never much been interested in doing films that no one gets to see.
- Michael Apted

It was one of those great miracles of history that
they managed to smuggle an Enigma machines out to Britain
just before they were invaded by the Nazis.
- Michael Apted

 

So I do tend to do documentaries where I can move in and out of them.
- Michael Apted

It takes great skill to tell a compelling story in under 60 seconds.
These five directors have mastered the format,
using their talent, craft and imagination to provide
us with some of the most innovative filmmaking out there today.
- Michael Apted

One of the reasons to do documentaries is that.
There's more sense of creating something,
more sense of my own soul in the documentaries than in movies,
because I don't write the movies I do.
- Michael Apted

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Music video directors, who conceive,
write and direct these works,
enjoy no creative rights, receive no ongoing financial
benefit from the sale of our work,
and many times are not even credited.
- Michael Apted

He wasn't, but producers are by definition annoying
because they have a different agenda from you.
They're trying to stop you spending money and you're
trying to not spend money,
but at the same time we're great artists.
- Michael Apted

Your great country is wonderful at stealing pieces
of history and using it for its own purposes,
so there didn't seem to be anything particularly unusual
about it but the English were incredibly exercised about it.
- Michael Apted

Now that I can edit the whole thing on AVID and edit the whole thing on tape,
maybe I will do the next digitally, because maybe the
quality will become less obvious between tape and film.
- Michael Apted

When I joined Granada - which, you don't want to start
crying about these things,
but Granada was a very, very hot place to be,
it was my good fortune to be there at that time -
the BBC was firmly asleep.
- Michael Apted

It's still the same job, the same anxieties,
but it did feel a lot different, that kind of budget,
that schedule, and frankly, the slowness of it all,
and also having a lot of other units working.
- Michael Apted

Do what you feel in your heart to be right.
You'll be criticized anyway.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

It is nearly a certainty that some
of your expectations will not be met today -
choose Joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered; ...
Forgive them anyway.
- Kent Keith
(often attributed to Mother Teresa, who kept a copy
on the wall of her orphanage)

Feel the fear and do it anyway.
- Susan Jeffers

Give the world the best you have
and it may never be enough.
Give the world your best anyway.
- Mother Teresa

Have NO EXPECTATIONS.
Life will not meet your expectations.
Choose joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway.
- John Wayne

Overcome obstacles - grow and bloom anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life just happens - enjoy it anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Your friends love you anyway.
- Dave Barry

You're just left with yourself all the time,
whatever you do anyway.
You've got to get down to your
own God in your own temple.
It's all down to you, mate.
- John Lennon

Life is all a game anyway, so just change the rules.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Make sure you never, never argue at night.
You just lose a good night's sleep,
and you can't settle anything until morning anyway.
- Rose Kennedy

A friend is one who knows us, but loves us anyway.
- Jerome Cummings

It's all a game anyway, so just change the rules.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Life will not meet your expectations -
choose joy anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

"Mother Teresa Prayer"
People are often unreasonable, illogical, and self-centered;
... Forgive them anyway.
If you are kind, people may accuse you
of selfish, ulterior motives;
... Be kind anyway.
If you are successful, you will win some
false friends and some true enemies;
... Succeed anyway.
If you are honest and frank, people may cheat you;
... Be honest and frank anyway.
What you spend years building, someone could destroy overnight;
... Build anyway.
If you find serenity and happiness, they may be jealous;
... Be happy anyway.
The good you do today, people will often forget tomorrow;
... Do good anyway.
Give the world the best you have, and it may never be enough;
... Give the world the best you've got anyway.
You see, in the final analysis, it is between you and God;
It was never between you and them anyway.
We can do no great things - only small things with great love.
- although commonly attributed to Mother Teresa,
who kept a copy of this prayer on
the wall of her Calcutta orphanage,
this prayer was actually written by Kent Keith.

There are three rules for dating:
1) Don't;
2) If you must, just be careful;
3) Forget the rules, your hormones will win anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The third certainty of life, after death and taxes,
is that nothing will work out the way you want.
Life is fully as bad as you think it is.
Choose to live joyfully anyway.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Never explain - your friends do not need it and your
enemies will not believe you anyway.
- Elbert Hubbard

This life is what you make it.
Not matter what, you're going to mess up sometimes,
it's a universal truth.
But the good part is,
you get to decide how you're going to mess it up.
Girls will be your friends - they'll act like it anyway.
But just remember, some come, some go.
The ones that stay with you through everything -
they're your true best friends.
Don't let go of them.
Also remember, sisters make the best friends in the world.
- Marilyn Monroe

All the president is, is a glorified public relations
man who spends his time flattering,
kissing, and kicking people to get them to do what
they are supposed to do anyway.
- Harry S. Truman

Do what you feel in your heart to be right -
for you'll be criticized anyway.
You'll be damned if you do, and damned if you don't.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

One cannot have everything the way he would like it.
A man has no business to be depressed by a disappointment,
anyway; he ought to make up his mind to get even.
- Mark Twain

It's true, you can never eat a pet you name.
And anyway, it would be like a ventriloquist eating his dummy.
- Alexander Theroux

You have to think anyway, so why not think big?
- Donald Trump

Aerodynamically, the bumble bee shouldn't be able to fly,
but the bumble bee doesn't know it so it goes on flying anyway.
- Mary Kay Ash

Nobody really believes in equality anyway.
- Warren Farrell

Soon it's all going to be digital anyway.
It's all going to be saved on a little coin somewhere.
- Richard Donner

Where's my food? When is it coming? What did I order,
anyway?
- Lawrence Tierney

What is a historian, anyway? It is someone who uses
facts to record the development of humanity.
- Lion Feuchtwanger

Most artists I run into aren't that thrilled with what they do anyway.
They are glad to have different versions out there
to see which one the audience likes the best.
- Wayne Coyne

Marriage is give and take.
You'd better give it to her or she'll take it anyway.
- Joey Adams

I have no inflated ideas about success anyway.
- Trevor Dunn

I never wanted to do the same kind of movies over and over anyway,
so my theory on it all is I'm just gonna try and dodge
the label and keep doing what I am doing.
- Matt Damon

I was the only swimmer in movies.
Tarzan was long gone, and he couldn't have done them anyway;
he could never have gotten into my bathing suit.
- Esther Williams

I don't fight the suburban areas or collar counties.
I get along with them; they're former Chicagoans anyway.
- Richard M. Daley

I felt that K wasn't getting a fair shake anyway.
- Nicholas Lea

I think that ultimately I just have to be myself.
You know, I don't do anything that outlandish anyway.
- Julia Stiles

You're dead if you aim only for kids.
Adults are only kids grown up, anyway.
- Walt Disney

It doesn't matter if the water is cold or warm if you're
going to have to wade through it anyway.
- Teilhard de Chardin

Getting to play the blues has been transcendant for me.
I can't say if my finest hour is yet to come,
you want to make a dent in this world,
well I do anyway.
- Peter Tork

It's been years since I've had a real input in the game anyway.
For this game, I've just tried to keep all the other
stuff away from the players and coaches.
- Bear Bryant

I can't cut off an ear everyday.
Do the Van Gogh here and the Mozart there.
Anyway it's exhausting enough always having to check
up on what one is really doing!.
- Martin Kippenberger

I couldn't care less if the guy I'm guarding has HIV.
I'm going to slam him anyway.
- Dennis Rodman

Anyway, several rewrites later, Del Rey Books did publish my first novel,
and it did become the first work of fiction on the
New York Times trade paperback bestseller list.
- Terry Brooks

If you bore them to death and say, this hurts me more than it hurts you,
and #B,
they're going to invest their time in other things anyway.
- Robert Sternberg

Most things I worry about never happen anyway.
- Tom Petty

If you don't love me, it does not matter,
anyway I can love for both of us.
- Stendhal

Years ago I was a runway model, and I used to get laughs.
I thought it was a joke anyway.
- Nora Dunn

I kind of lost interest in school.
I was never really that interested anyway.
I was never academic.
I didn't really go to school as much as I should have.
- Kate Moss

Since you knew they was goin' to cheat you anyway,
I recorded under any name with all of 'em.
- John Lee Hooker

I think we in the Alpha Band, which was a strange group anyway,
weren't dealing with any of these issues.
They sneaked up on us and took us over,
before we know what was going on.
- T-Bone Burnett

Anyway, it's good to be sent back to the underground.
There's always a good side to bad things and the good
side to this is that at least everyone has to go back down.
- Joe Strummer

Courage can't see around corners but goes around them anyway.
- Mignon McLaughlin

People are so busy anyway they don't see you or recognise you in the street.
- Andrea Corr

I take time to watch anime.
I don't know whether I'm allowed to,
but I do it anyway.
- Larry Wall

The studio scene in California is sort of ridiculous anyway.
- Paul Kantner


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