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Phillip Noyce Quotes and Sayings

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A collection of huts surrounded by a barbed wire fence,
and in the huts lived 500 of the original inhabitants of our area.
And so it went with many country towns around Australia.
- Phillip Noyce

People just don't laugh when their family is violated,
and you don't shrug it off.
You band together and you defend together.
It's a funny, primitive instinct.
- Phillip Noyce

I remembered the 500 people that lived on a reserve outside my little town,
behind a big fence.
- Phillip Noyce

You always try to work for your audience,
to entertain them, but that being said,
obviously, within the studio system you feel the sense
of responsibility to the bank.
- Phillip Noyce

 

Whites were the winners, blacks were the losers,
we wrote the history books, and they didn't feature.
- Phillip Noyce

Making movies is eating candy.
It's a very expensive candy, so you value when you can do it.
So when you can do it twice at once,
it's like,
you know, a kid in a candy store!
- Phillip Noyce

I no longer knew what it was like to feel Australian.
- Phillip Noyce

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Well, I don't know what they'll turn out to be,
but I'm working on a film of Kon Tiki.
- Phillip Noyce

Obviously all of us have thought about Vietnam,
particularly in my generation in Australia that were
part of conscription and fought there.
Our friends came back, forever changed.
So there were a lot of questions.
- Phillip Noyce

The children, each of those kids is in touch with nature
and traditional aboriginal culture so a very important
part of getting performances from them was just letting
them be and trying to capture the unique spirituality
that was in each of them.
- Phillip Noyce

The more she rejected us the more convinced I was that
she was another version of the real Molly,
her disdain for authority, her scepticism that she
had to do what the white man told her because it was good for her...
She is Molly.
- Phillip Noyce

So when I read this story, it unlocked a volcano of unanswered questions,
because the questions had never been asked.
It was an opportunity to come to terms with the lot of repressed history -
and history of repression.
- Phillip Noyce

There were a couple Aborigines in my primary school,
but we never spoke to them.
They kept to themselves, and we never really even locked eyes.
They weren't acknowledged officially either.
- Phillip Noyce

After working for years in Hollywood where the actors have taken over,
it was a real relief to get down there and not only have some children,
but also have some actors that had no attitude.
- Phillip Noyce

Oh yeah - I watched Knife in the Water,
saw the shot, and repeated it.
But even if I hadn't seen that film,
inevitably the camera would've ended up on top of that mast,
I mean if you think of it there are only so many dynamic shots on a boat.
- Phillip Noyce

Most Australians live in the cities on the east coast,
where contact between black and white occurred as much
as 200 years earlier than on the west coast -
and where 95 percent of Australians are able to live
95 percent of their lives without ever seeing an Aboriginal face.
- Phillip Noyce

Common sense is the collection of prejudices acquired by age eighteen.
- Albert Einstein

Design works if it's authentic, inspired,
and has a clear point of view.
It can't be a collection of input.
- Ron Johnson

Our society is not a community, but merely a collection
of isolated family units.
- Valerie Solanas

The Internet is not just one thing, it's a collection of things -
of numerous communications networks that all speak
the same digital language.
- Jim Clark

My best sources are my travels and my collection of National Geographic.
- Sergio Aragones

My first collection of poems was published by Bloodaxe Books,
which was then a very new imprint.
- Helen Dunmore

If I allow journalists to describe a collection and they make mistakes,
I'm upset, because the retractions are never noticed.
- Calvin Klein

One of the most untruthful things possible,
you know, is a collection of facts, because they can
be made to appear so many different ways.
- Karl A. Menninger

Mistakes are painful when they happen,
but years later a collection of mistakes is what is called experience.
- Denis Waitley

Each of us carries within himself a collection of instant insults.
- Haim Ginott

I like to think I play rugby as it should be played -
there are no yellow or red cards in my collection -
but I cannot say I'm an angel.
- Jonny Wilkinson

So now I have a collection of poetry by Aaron Neville
and I give it to people I want to share it with.
I'd like to publish it someday.
- Aaron Neville

The true university of these days is a collection of books.
- Thomas Carlyle

Oh, yeah, I love DVD's.
I don't have what you'd call an extensive collection,
maybe a couple of hundred or so.
But I have something on almost all the time.
- David Fincher

I've stolen a couple of hearts and they are in my private collection!
- Salma Hayek

My father's record collection was all country.
That's how I was exposed to it.
- Keith Urban

I don't put myself on Jeff Beck's level,
but I can relate to him when he says he'd rather be
working on his car collection than playing the guitar.
- Ritchie Blackmore

I have a good collection of cookery books.
This is not so much because I like cooking,
but because I like eating.
- Louise Brown

I'm working now on a collection of Shakespearean sonnets,
about 100 of them, that I may publish if anyone's interested.
My take on life is a little different from the bard's.
- Jack Prelutsky

A museum has to renew its collection to be alive,
but that does not mean we give on important old works.
- David Rockefeller

A collection makes its own demands.
Many artists have been collectors.
I think of it rather as an illness.
I felt it was using up too much energy.
- Howard Hodgkin

What is all wisdom save a collection of platitudes?
- Norman Douglas

After all manner of professors have done their best for us,
the place we are to get knowledge is in books.
The true university of these days is a collection of books.
- Albert Camus

Strats are my favorite electric guitars,
and I've got quite a collection.
- Dan Fogelberg

I have the world's largest collection of seashells.
I keep it on all the beaches of the world...
perhaps you've seen it.
- Steven Wright

The museum spreads its surfaces everywhere,
and becomes an untitled collection of generalizations that mobilize the eye.
- Robert Smithson

The users are not going to be in the position of accepting what's been collected;
they're going to be in the position of being able to demand collection.
- Stephen Cambone

I consider a CD or a comedy collection as a record of what I've been doing,
and I try to wrap it up and start new material.
- Kate Clinton

Visible Faith is an expression of my Christian faith
which must be visible to be real!
I gave the name to the collection of musicians who
worked with me on the record.
- Ken Hensley

Originally I planned on starting a teapot collection.
I really like them.
- Billy Dee Williams

No collection of people who are all waiting for the
same thing are capable of holding a natural conversation.
Even if the thing they are waiting for is only a taxi.
- Ben Elton

When we first began and I was 14, my influences were
the stuff that was in my parent's record collection
like Deep Purple and Led Zeppelin.
- Daniel Johns

A collection of good books, with a soul to it in the shape of a librarian,
becomes a vitalized power among the impulses by which
the world goes on to improvement.
- Justin Winsor

I'm in a business where no one cares about anything
except how well your last collection sold.
- Calvin Klein

We must remember that North Carolina is more than a
collection of regions and people.
We are one state, one people, one family,
bound by a common concern for each other.
- Michael F. Easley

I've got a great collection of photography.
- Elton John

In the absence of willpower the most complete collection
of virtues and talents is wholly worthless.
- Aleister Crowley

There's not too much difference between writing a picture
book and writing a collection of a hundred poems or so,
except that the bigger books take a lot longer to do.
- Jack Prelutsky

As far as advice, that will be in my next book,
my next collection.
I certainly never like to instruct anyone,
but just say as I feel.
That's the same as advice, isn't it?
- Fay Wray

My next record I really just want it to be a collection of great songs,
classic songs in a way.
- Marc Almond

Well, Detroit Institute is kind of a key -
probably the largest permanent collection of puppets in the US.
- Jim Henson

I've just finished my next collection,
Possible Side Effects, and I'm now working on a collection
of holiday stories as well as a memoir about my relationship with my father.
- Augusten Burroughs

A sequence works in a way a collection never can.
- George Murray

What we become depends on what we read after all of
the professors have finished with us.
The greatest university of all is a collection of books.
- Thomas Carlyle

Science is built up of facts, as a house is with stones.
But a collection of facts is no more a science than
a heap of stones is a house.
- Henri Poincare

I'm sure there are a few things in my CD collection
that might surprise people.
I like classical music, the blues, and I'm a big fan of alternative rock.
- Brad Paisley

My book collection is primarily in America,
since that's where I've lived most of my life.
- Terri Windling

There are rhythmic ideas which sometimes only work up to a point.
In writing there are moments when it just comes off the page,
it's not just a collection of notes.
- Harrison Birtwistle

I am making a collection of the things my opponents have found me to be and,
when this election is over, I am going to open a museum and put them on display.
- Lyndon B. Johnson

I'm friends with Carla Olsen and she's doing a lot of producing these days.
She's getting quite a little collection of records that she's produced.
She's real busy.
- Kathy Valentine

It would be very easy for us to do a collection that
everybody would like and not criticize.
But criticism is a part of life.
You have to take it.
- Donatella Versace

One of my great passions is the collection of historical trivia.
- Lynn Abbey

I'm a big collector of vinyl - I have a record room in my house -
and I've always had a huge soundtrack album collection.
- Quentin Tarantino

Tell me what you'd like to hear me sing.
I'll sing whatever you like, after which I'll take up a collection,
if you don't mind.
- Edith Piaf

Europe is a collection of free countries.
- Douglas Feith


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