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Michael Winterbottom Quotes and Sayings

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I prefer to watch people.
- Michael Winterbottom

I'm a fan of music from all over the world.
- Michael Winterbottom

There's still a 1950s view of cinema,
that there's one audience and they all want to see the same thing.
- Michael Winterbottom

If you do a story about a British journalist rescuing a child from Sarajevo,
then Sarajevo just becomes an exotic location,
and the story's about this British journalist.
- Michael Winterbottom

 

I think it would be impossible if you had a name like
mine not to get a little flack for it.
- Michael Winterbottom

When you start being enthusiastic about whatever it is you like,
that is the golden age for you.
- Michael Winterbottom

When people approach me about my films it is usually
to tell me how much they hate them.
- Michael Winterbottom

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I still enjoy watching films more than making them.
- Michael Winterbottom

To know what you prefer
instead of humbly saying Amen
to what the world tells you you ought to prefer,
is to have kept your soul alive.
- Robert Louis Stevenson

What is admirable about those
who have been of great service to humanity
is not that they suffered in being of service,
but that they found their source of happiness
(joy if you prefer) in that service.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Smile.
Today would be a wonderful day
not to take life so seriously.
Today may end up the way you prefer -
and it may not.
Happiness is not about being a winner -
it's about being gentle with life -
being gentle with yourself.
Let life be a dance,
and choose the kind of
dance you want for today -
perhaps a gentle loving dance.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Do you prefer that you be right or happy?
- A Course in Miracles

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

Which form of proverb do you prefer
Better late than never, or Better never than late?
- Lewis Carroll

Be clear that expectations are demands.
Demanding that life turn out the way we prefer
is a sure path to disappointment and suffering.
Happiness lies in having no expectations,
and accepting life as it comes.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

A happy arrangement: many people prefer cats to other people,
and many cats prefer people to other cats.
- Mason Cooley

It takes patience to appreciate domestic bliss;
volatile spirits prefer unhappiness.
- George Santayana

I should prefer to have a politician who regularly
went to a massage parlour than one who promised a laptop
computer for every teacher.
- A. N. Wilson

In politics it is necessary either to betray one's
country or the electorate.
I prefer to betray the electorate.
- Charles de Gaulle

I prefer the company of peasants because they have
not been educated sufficiently to reason incorrectly.
- Michel de Montaigne

The snow itself is lonely or, if you prefer,
self-sufficient.
There is no other time when the whole world seems composed
of one thing and one thing only.
- Joseph Wood Krutch

As I get older, I just prefer to knit.
- Tracey Ullman

As far as I'm concerned, I prefer
silent vice to ostentatious virtue.
- Albert Einstein

Cannibals prefer those who have no spines.
- Stanislaw Lem

They pay little attention to what we say and prefer to read tea leaves.
- Nikita Khrushchev

Golf seems to be an arduous way to go for a walk.
I prefer to take the dog's out.
- Princess Anne

Be content to be what you are, and prefer nothing to it,
and do not fear or wish for your last day.
- Marcus Valerius Martial

I'll always prefer to play with women and hang out with women,
and I'll always be a feminist.
- Courtney Love

I prefer to bring these to the service of story rather
than to let them replace narrative.
- James Gunn

I tend to prefer the shelter of fiction.
- Armistead Maupin

I started out in summer stock, and that's really what I prefer.
- Andrea Martin

Through my optimism I naturally prefer and capture the beauty in life.
- Leni Riefenstahl

Rather than go to the gym, I would prefer to do martial
arts because the time goes by quicker.
- Milla Jovovich

What we prefer to read is sort of like sexual preference,
you like what you like.
Most of the time you have no clue why.
- Laurell K. Hamilton

I prefer to explore the most intimate moments,
the smaller, crystallized details we all hinge our lives on.
- Rita Dove

I do prefer the stage.
It's really the granddaddy of them all.
- Theodore Bikel

I adore life but I don't fear death.
I just prefer to die as late as possible.
- Georges Simenon

I may be known as the girl who was sunbathing topless
with a Prince but Jordan is known as that thick girl
who always falls out of clubs drunk.
I know which one I prefer.
- Jenny Frost

I wake up early in the morning and walk for an hour.
If I have something to write, I prefer to write in
the morning until midday,
and in the afternoon, I eat.
- Naguib Mahfouz

As a lifelong Oregonian, I prefer our forests green,
not black.
- Greg Walden

Gentlemen prefer blondes.
- Anita Loos

I haven't had sex in eight months.
To be honest, I now prefer to go bowling.
- Lil' Kim

We prefer world law in the age of self-determination
to world war in the age of mass extermination.
- John F. Kennedy

Now I'm kind of established as a director,
I much prefer directing to writing.
- Ang Lee

I prefer film and that's what I think I'm gonna put my focus on.
- Sasha Alexander

I prefer the word 'homemaker' because 'housewife' always
implies that there may be a wife someplace else.
- Bella Abzug

Children love and want to be loved and they very much
prefer the joy of accomplishment to the triumph of hateful failure.
Do not mistake a child for his symptom.
- Erik Erikson

I prefer peace.
But if trouble must come, let it come in my time,
so that my children can live in peace.
- Thomas Payne

I prefer the rather old and battered,
things with character, to the brand new.
- Rick Allen

We must prefer real hell to an imaginary paradise.
- Simone Weil

Reading is a huge effort for many people,
a bore for others, and, believe it or not,
many people prefer watching TV.
- Hugh Mackay

I prefer playing in the studio because you have much
more control over things.
- Michael Schenker

I have often been asked why I am so fond of playing male parts.
As a matter of fact, it is not male parts,
but male brains that I prefer.
- Sarah Bernhardt

I prefer the country life.
I live in Kingston, but there is lots of trees.
- Ziggy Marley

I suppose I would still prefer to sit under a tree
with a picnic basket rather than under a gas pump,
but signs and comic strips are interesting as subject matter.
- Roy Lichtenstein

Men are apt to prefer a prosperous error to an afflicted truth.
- Jeremy Taylor

I prefer leaving things to the market as much as possible.
- Dorothy Denning

In the event of a victory over Germany by Soviet Russia and England,
Bolshevism in Europe would inevitably follow.
Under these circumstances I would prefer to see Germany win the war.
- Pierre Laval

I prefer being as far from the centre of celebrity as possible.
- Rachel Weisz

I would prefer as friend a good man ignorant than one
more clever who is evil too.
- Euripides

Pigs prefer to wallow in clean mud, but if nothing else is available,
they will frequently wallow in their own urine,
giving rise to the notion that they are dirty animals.
- Marvin Harris

I prefer to be true to myself, even at the hazard of
incurring the ridicule of others,
rather than to be false, and to incur my own abhorrence.
- Frederick Douglass

I prefer to leave the paintings to speak for themselves.
- Barnett Newman

I prefer the new me a million times more over than the old one.
- Benjamin Cohen

I prefer recording drums in the analog format,
but that does not mean I would only do it that way.
- Randy Castillo

I answered their questions truthfully and honestly,
but I would prefer not to say more.
I assume the information was routed back and that is
why I was not called to testify.
- Jeff Gannon

I've always been the only girl in those environments.
It's comfortable for me - I prefer it,
actually.
- Lisa Guerrero

I prefer to commit 100 per cent to a movie and make fewer films,
because it takes over your life.
- Jodie Foster

Ordinary readers, forgive my paradoxes:
one must make them when one reflects;
and whatever you may say,
I prefer being a man with paradoxes than a man with prejudices.
- Jean-Jacques Rousseau

To prefer evil to good is not in human nature;
and when a man is compelled to choose one of two evils,
no one will choose the greater when he might have the less.
- Plato

I have some women friends but I prefer men.
Don't trust women.
There is a built-in competition between women.
- Edna O'Brien


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