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Mira Nair Quotes and Sayings

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I grew up in a very small town which is remote even by Indian standards.
I always dreamed of the world.
- Mira Nair

They say now in America that final cut doesn't mean anything.
As Harvey Weinstein said to some film-maker,
'You can have final cut.
I'll open your film in Arkansas.'
- Mira Nair

I know what it's like to be in one place and dream of another.
I also know what it's like to feel that nostalgia is
a fairly useless thing because it is stasis.
- Mira Nair

Truth is more peculiar than fiction.
Life is really a startling place.
- Mira Nair

 

I am an independent film-maker first and foremost.
I have always cut my own cloth.
- Mira Nair

I want to question what the outside is and who defines it.
I often find those that are considered to be on the
outside extremely inspiring.
- Mira Nair

Never treat anything you do as a stepping stone.
Do it fully, and follow it completely.
- Mira Nair

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It's only at this age that I can say the word 'art' without flinching.
- Mira Nair

I always like to reveal the fact that the emperor has no clothes.
And children are best at that.
They teach us how to see the world in that sense.
They are without artifice; they see it for what it is.
I am drawn to that ruthless honesty.
- Mira Nair

We did not change as we grew older;
we just became more clearly ourselves.
- Lynn Hall

I grew up in a household where everybody lived at the top of his lungs.
- Frank Langella

I grew up not liking my father very much.
I never saw him cry.
But he must have.
Everybody cries.
- Charley Pride

I grew up in a family in which political issues were often discussed,
and debated intensely.
- Joseph E. Stiglitz

I would be most content if my children grew up to be
the kind of people who think decorating consists mostly
of building enough bookshelves.
- Anna Quindlen

I grew up in a house where nobody had to tell me to
go to school every day and do my homework.
- Constance Baker Motley

I grew up in a big family with a lot of kids around,
and I definitely want to have children as well.
- Heidi Klum

I grew up in a very religious family.
I could read the Qu'ran easily at the age of five.
- Akhmad Kadyrov

There'll always be working people in my poems because I grew up with them,
and I am a poet of memory.
- Philip Levine

Out of my discomforts, which were small enough,
grew one thing for which I have all my life been grateful,
the formation of fixed habits of work.
- Elizabeth Stuart Phelps

I was amazed at the house that I grew up in;
it looks practically identical to the way it was,
but I couldn't recognize it because of the size of the trees.
- Jim Fowler

Sometimes I wonder if I got lulled into not wanting
things because I grew up black in this country.
- Kevin Eubanks

I consider myself a non-denominational Christian.
I grew up in a Bible church and still hold those beliefs very close to me.
- Jensen Ackles

I grew up in Hawaii so I was outside a lot playing in the water.
- Kelly Preston

I grew up thinking of snow as a luxury you visit.
- John Landis

When I grew up, people said, 'You'll never be the man your dad was.'
And I said,
'Gee, I hope not.'
- Rip Torn

I grew up listening to a lot of soul music,
and a lot of folk music.
- Katey Sagal

We wanted a supporting cast that would appeal to Baby
Boomers who grew up in the fifties.
- Randal Kleiser

Well, let's put in this way, I grew up in West New York,
New Jersey.
- Jason Alexander

If Kuwait grew carrots we wouldn't give a damn.
- Lawrence Korb

But I am delighted to be a Dodger, I grew up a Dodger
fan and now my dreams have really come true.
- Milton Bradley

I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft.
- Janice Dickinson

Las Vegas and I both grew up together,
and all of a sudden I was doing things that no performer had ever done before.
- Wayne Newton

My father died when I was five, but I grew up in a strong family.
- Philip Levine

Possibly because I grew up not feeling very confident
about my own physical appearance,
I developed internal devices so that I could integrate into society.
- Shirley Manson

In Tennessee where I grew up, there were animals,
farms, wagons, mules.
- Tina Turner

I grew up thinking that you were supposed to read and
write all your waking hours.
- John Hope

First of all, just knowing people who grew up in the
movie business at that time,
no one had Mexican maids.
- Bill Condon

I'm the first to admit I've had a sheltered life.
I grew up in the country and went to a boarding school.
It was all just part of the business -
be nice to everyone and all that.
- Adam Rickitt

I grew up in a family where we weren't allowed to talk
about beauty or to put any emphasis on physical appearance.
- Pam Grier

We emphasize that we believe in change because we were born of it,
we have lived by it, we prospered and grew great by it.
So the status quo has never been our god,
and we ask no one else to bow down before it.
- Carl T. Rowan

I have a very long relationship with America.
My mother grew up there and I felt to some extent that I partly belong there.
I was schooled there briefly for about a year.
- Colin Firth

Mom ran the house, so we grew up Portuguese.
- Emeril Lagasse

Seriously though, my father was the first African American
to sign a contract with the Metropolitan Opera so I
grew up with classical music and jazz in the home all the time.
- Bobby McFerrin

Diana Ross is a big inspiration to all of us.
We all grew up watching everything about her -
her mike placement,
her grace, her style and her class.
- Beyonce Knowles

My parents were founders of the Cuban Communist Party,
and I grew up extremely poor.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

They grew really quickly.
One minute I didn't have any tits and the next I had
the biggest tits in the world.
- Tracey Emin

Whatever talent I had, I'm sure it helped that my parents
were in the business and that I grew up around actors,
comedians and directors.
- Ben Stiller

I started improvising the Cliff character,
based on someone I grew up with.
- John Ratzenberger

I grew up with the mindset that when you get home from work,
you go to dinner and watch a movie.
I don't want to be going to a club and taking off my panties.
- Blake Lively

My generation, faced as it grew with a choice between
religious belief and existential despair,
chose marijuana.
Now we are in our Cabernet stage.
- Peggy Noonan

I grew up in New York City in the late '70s,
at a time when U.S.
- China relations were something that was on the front
page of The New York Times on a regular basis.
- John Pomfret

That was my childhood.
I grew up with the monks, studying Sanskrit and meditating
for hours in the morning and hours in the evening,
and going once a day to beg for food.
- Satish Kumar

For David Parker and Daniel Parker, with the respect
and admiration of their father,
who grew up with them.
- Robert B. Parker

I never grew up with a mother's hand -
that's why I will forever be insecure,
I think, in that primal way.
- John Lone

The story grew, got way bigger than the contest rules called for,
and next thing I knew I had a book.
- Leslie Banks

I grew up in the Ukraine 'til I was about 7,
and then I moved to L.A.
- Mila Kunis

The Amateur Marriage grew out of the reflection that
of all the opportunities to show differences in character,
surely an unhappy marriage must be the richest.
- Anne Tyler

I grew up with Apocalypse Now and Badlands,
so I had a real awe thing going.
- Gary Cole

I began when I was a child, because I was born and
grew up in a little village.
And many people ride the horses.
So, it was a big - it has been a big passion for me.
- Andrea Bocelli

I mean, I grew up with pretty down-to-earth,
atheist parents, but I was born a Pisces.
- Melissa Auf der Maur

I grew up with Al Jarreau.
We had a band together and worked these places for
three years when neither one of us knew we could make a living doing music.
- George Duke

I grew up on Bette Davis movies, and Marlene Dietrich,
Marilyn Monroe.
- Charlize Theron

I grew up wanting to be a musician, but my parents
were sure I would starve to death.
So, they put me in physics and chemistry.
That eventually blew up, and I got into radio.
- John Tesh

I grew up in Jackson, Mississippi, really in suburbia,
so my mother was in community theatre plays.
- Beth Henley

I grew up in a household without a lot of problems
and they have been very supportive from day one.
- Mario Lopez

My mother is, my father certainly was.
They were kind of the local intelligentsia in the town where I grew up.
- Alison Bechdel

I also have a big love of classical music played on
piano because this is the environment I grew up in
my brother being one of the great masters in this world.
- Suzi Quatro

I wept not, so to stone within I grew.
- Dante Alighieri

I grew with it, and I used to go to see the monks,
who had no possessions, even more extreme than my mother.
- Satish Kumar

I am a big believer in education, because when I grew up in Austria -
when I grew up in Austria I had a great education.
I had great teachers.
- Arnold Schwarzenegger

As I grew up I was fervently desirous of becoming acquainted with Nature.
- John James Audubon


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