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Robert Benton Quotes and Sayings

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I was dyslexic before anybody knew what dyslexia was.
I was called 'slow'.
It's an awful feeling to think of yourself as 'slow' -
it's horrible.
- Robert Benton

My education was an education by movies.
- Robert Benton

Twilight is about getting older and relationships -
not about a murder mystery.
It's about love when you reach a certain age;
nothing is in primary colors.
- Robert Benton

Movies without meaningful dialogue play well all over the world.
The Apostle is probably the best movie of the year,
but it won't do squat in Korea.
- Robert Benton

 

I'd like to know what law is it that says that a woman is a better parent,
simply by virtue of her sex.
- Robert Benton

In America, people rarely stay in the town where they grew up,
rarely stay in close proximity to their parents throughout their lives.
You rarely find parents in their old age being taken
care of by their children.
- Robert Benton

My next film is always shaped by the last one...
by the things I feel I didn't get right,
or the things I like and want to try to develop further,
but it always comes out of the last picture.
- Robert Benton

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I was very active but I was dyslexic and had a really hard time at school.
- Ashley Scott

The biggest problem with dyslexic kids is not the perceptual problem,
it is their perception of themselves.
That was my biggest problem.
- Bruce Jenner

I'm a human being, I'm not a machine.
I'm 72.
I'm dyslexic.
- Robert Blake

If you are dyslexic, your eyes work fine,
your brain works fine, but there is a little short
circuit in the wire that goes between the eye and the brain.
Reading is not a fluid process.
- Bruce Jenner

It caused more problems as a young kid,
because the simple process of perceiving words on a
piece of paper was hard for me.
Many people think dyslexic people see things backwards.
They don't see things backwards.
- Bruce Jenner

I was dyslexic, I had no understanding of schoolwork whatsoever.
I certainly would have failed IQ tests.
And it was one of the reasons I left school when I was 15 years old.
And if I - if I'm not interested in something,
I don't grasp it.
- Richard Branson

If I wasn't dyslexic, I probably wouldn't have won the Games.
If I had been a better reader, then that would have come easily,
sports would have come easily...
and I never would have realized that the way you get
ahead in life is hard work.
- Bruce Jenner

Hatred is active, and envy passive dislike;
there is but one step from envy to hate.
- Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Men of lofty genius,
when they are doing the least work,
are most active.
- Leonardo da Vinci

It is necessary for us to understand that
the only Active Principle is Spirit.
- Ernest Holmes

I'm a civic busybody and I've been blessed with an active career.
- George Takei

The idea of the show is that it's active and that children
will become involved and watch the show,
but also participate in the show.
And I didn't know if that would work.
- Steve Burns

I have long been active in and supportive of conservation
and historical preservation causes.
- Jack L. Chalker

No one has developed active tuberculosis.
- Michael York

Enrolling your child in a recreational sport sponsored
by your neighborhood recreation community centers is
a great way to keep kids active.
- Lee Haney

We must lead in a different way...
We must have an active president, who gives strong
direction and works with the government for its implementation.
- Lionel Jospin

Flying is the only active profession I would ever continue
with enthusiasm after the War.
- Wilfred Owen

The important part of Marxism was its demand for active,
constant, practical, class-war.
- Francis Parker Yockey

I have a huge, active imagination, and I think I'm
really scared of being alone;
because if I'm left to my own devices,
I'll just turn into a madwoman.
- Claire Danes

I shall confess at the outset that it was only shortly
after the beginning of this century that I entered active life -
with a somewhat precocious capacity for involvement.
- Rene Cassin

Democracy functions best when we have an active citizenry.
- Rick Perry

Many writers who choose to be active in the world lose not virtue but time,
and that stillness without which literature cannot be made.
- Gore Vidal

I think, Larry, one of the things is I'm a very active person.
- Joan Collins

I take an active role in my imaging and how I look.
- Toni Braxton

One problem with ideas, however valid,
is that they are static and impersonal,
whereas a person is active and dynamic.
- William Hull

I've found that luck is quite predictable.
If you want more luck, take more chances.
Be more active.
Show up more often.
- Brian Tracy

The developing countries must be able to take a more
active part in trade negotiations,
through technical assistance and support from the developed countries.
- Anna Lindh

Works of art produced in the contemporary world are
a further expression of that.
But I don't think there is an active,
ongoing nihilist self-consciousness in the artist.
- Leonard Baskin

I have always been interested in politics.
I was in the student union before, very active.
- Abdullah Ahmad Badawi

But active programming consists of the design of new programs,
rather than contemplation of old programs.
- Niklaus Wirth

What is true of Mr. Mill's influence on the women's-suffrage
question is true also of the other political movements
in which he took an active interest.
- Millicent Fawcett

It appears to me impossible that I should cease to exist,
or that this active, restless spirit,
equally alive to joy and sorrow, should be only organized dust.
- Mary Wollstonecraft

I don't have feeling in my feet to my fingertips;
I also have active lesions in my bone marrow and in my eyes.
- Karen Duffy

The life of a man consists not in seeing visions and in dreaming dreams,
but in active charity and in willing service.
- Henry Wadsworth Longfellow

Put simply, I want to treat my readers as partners and not crooks.
There is no future in calling your most active promoters crooks.
- Cory Doctorow

Now Herod was an active man, and soon found proper
materials for his active spirit to work upon.
- Flavius Josephus

I can remember running around at the age of 3,
wanting to play golf, cricket and football.
I was always active, one way or another,
driving my parents mad.
- Ian Botham

It's important to be active in the causes that are important to you...
That's how we make changes in this world.
- Cameron Diaz

There are many types of participation.
One can observe so intensely that one becomes part of the action,
but without being an active participant.
- Jerzy Kosinski

A real active music set, based and really concentrated
on what the music's all about.
That's what I'm all about - singing and a really good strong music set.
- Jon Secada

Sometimes an active policy is best advanced by doing
nothing until the right time -
or never.
- James Baker

The fact that the internet is so active;
people can now speak to me indirectly.
- Randy Bachman

Men must necessarily be the active agents of their
own well-being and well-doing they themselves must
in the very nature of things be their own best helpers.
- Samuel Smiles

In another situation, and in an active station in life,
I should have been keenly occupied, and the founding
of an order would have never come into my head.
- Adam Weishaupt

No civilized society can long exist,
with an active power in its bosom that is stronger than the law.
- James F. Cooper

The church, inserted and active in human society and in history,
does not exist in order to exercise political power
or to govern the society.
- Claudio Hummes

Nothing is less predictable than the development of
an active scientific field.
- Charles Francis Richter

Fortunately, Iranians are politically active worldwide.
- Mahmoud Ahmadinejad

And still the time, especially in the economy,
is very tough, very difficult.
It's necessary to be active still, to work,
to fight, to make our economy more competitive.
- Aleksander Kwasniewski

In my earlier paintings, I wanted the space between
the picture plane and the spectator to be active.
- Bridget Riley

My father's parents were carpenters.
They were also builders partly.
They were painters.
And several of them were very, active in the theatre and all such nonsense,
you know.
- Josef Albers

When the question arose whether I, as a member of the royal family,
should take part in active combat in the Falklands,
there was no question in her mind, and it only took
her two days to sort the issue.
- Prince Andrew

I'm not very active politically.
The causes I work on offer immediate,
practical, accessible help, and politics has never meant that to me.
- Kathleen Turner

The only thing worse than an active conscience is one that's retroactive.
- Harold Coffin

Throughout American history many of our social gains
and much of our progress toward democracy were made
possible by the active intervention of the federal government.
- Harold Washington

We have a very active testing community which people
don't often think about when you have open source.
- Mitchell Baker

Just like other illnesses, depression can be treated
so that people can live happy,
active lives.
- Tom Bosley

I surrendered to a world of my imagination,
reenacting all those wonderful tales my father would read aloud to me.
I became a very active reader, especially history and Shakespeare.
- Andrew Wyeth

I was always active - I went from baseball to football.
I didn't have time to work out.
- Bo Jackson

None so little enjoy themselves, and are such burdens to themselves,
as those who have nothing to do.
Only the active have the true relish of life.
- William Jennings Bryan

That's my only active wish.
I think if I sang like Don Henley, this would be a
lot more agreeable business.
- Warren Zevon

At the same time, television theatre became more visibly active.
- Andrzej Wajda

Without the Guard and Reserve, our active duty troops could hardly deploy.
- John Spratt

I became active in politics because I saw the possibility,
if we all sat back and did nothing, of a world in which
there would no longer be any stages for actors to act on.
- Helen Gahagan


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