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Shawn Wayans Quotes and Sayings

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We all write, but the script is a blueprint.
We can lose whole scenes when we're shooting.
- Shawn Wayans

Now we have to hit them from a different angle.
- Shawn Wayans

You have to step up to the plate, and then hit one out of the park.
- Shawn Wayans

We pay homage to the people who came before,
doing satires, like Mel Brooks; we're just carrying the torch.
- Shawn Wayans

 

If you keep up with pop culture, everybody knows the joke.
- Shawn Wayans

We did a lot of press for the last film and now for this one.
We don't rest on our laurels.
- Shawn Wayans

We like writing with each other; it's fun.
- Shawn Wayans

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Women don't like advice.
They don't want you to fix their problems,
they just want you to listen.
- Shawn Wayans

They'll say, That's funny, but you can't do that on TV.
- Shawn Wayans

I knew when I was 6.
I just knew it; I didn't care about nothing else.
If I didn't make it in this world, I would probably be homeless.
I gave myself that little to fall back on.
- Shawn Wayans

We definitely have our finger on the pulse.
You have to keep up.
We decide what to watch by what's funny.
- Shawn Wayans

You lose your privacy, and sometimes,
people don't see you as human.
- Shawn Wayans

Any time something does that well, you gotta follow up.
- Shawn Wayans

A lot of the jokes had some build-up to some nasty stuff.
But most of it was all character situations leading
to what the ultimate payoff would be for that character.
- Shawn Wayans

There were challenges with production because of the special effects.
There are just some things that, although written,
special effects just isn't able to do.
- Shawn Wayans

We have always had gross humor.
But we try for funny, not gross.
- Shawn Wayans

For Scary Movie 2, we had a due date and had to work fast.
And though there's a lot of pressure,
as artists, we just block it out.
So really, the pressure comes from us.
That's how the first movie happened.
There was no outside pressure: we wanted to hit the audience hard.
- Shawn Wayans

We still have that same burn, to get that same kind of laughs.
So whether the studio wants us to or not,
we're going to do it.
The money is just a byproduct of coming out with good stuff.
Our whole thing is building that rapport with the audience.
- Shawn Wayans

Write your Sad times in Sand,
Write your Good times in Stone.
- George Bernard Shaw PHOTO

The illiterate are not those who cannot read and write,
but those who cannot learn, unlearn, and relearn.
- Alvin Toffler

Write it on your heart that every day
is the best day in the year.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

We will not be driven by fear into an age of unreason
if we dig deep in our history and remember
that we are not descended from fearful men,
not from men who feared to write, to speak,
to associate and to defend causes
which were for the moment unpopular.
- Edward R. Murrow

What a book a devil's chaplain might write
on the clumsy, wasteful, blundering, low,
and horribly cruel work of nature!
- Charles Darwin

Always speak the truth,
think before you speak,
and write it down afterwards.
- Lewis Carroll

History will be kind to me for I intend to write it.
- Winston Churchill

Do not save your loving speeches
For your friends till they are dead;
Do not write them on their tombstones,
Speak them rather now instead.
- Anna Cummins

One of the illusions of life is that the present hour
is not the critical, decisive hour.
Write it on your heart that
every day is the best day in the year.
No man has learned anything rightly,
until he knows that every day is Doomsday.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

Persevere. Plan. Strategize. Focus. Breathe. Write.
Let go: relax. Forgive. All this failing: take a nap.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

We all write poems; it is simply that poets are the ones who write in words.
- John Fowles

Always write angry letters to your enemies.
Never mail them.
- James Fallows

It is a mistake for a sculptor or a painter to speak
or write very often about his job.
It releases tension needed for his work.
- Henry Moore

Everyone thinks they're going to write one book of poems or one novel.
- Marilyn Hacker

If you can't annoy somebody with what you write,
I think there's little point in writing.
- Kingsley Amis

When I write software, I know that it will fail,
either due to my own mistake, or due to some other cause.
- Wietse Venema

For my part, I consider that it will be found much better
by all parties to leave the past to history,
especially as I propose to write that history myself.
- Winston Churchill

Golf is a game in which you yell "fore,"
shoot six,
and write down five.
- Paul Harvey

Real programmers can write assembly code in any language.
- Larry Wall

I don't think anyone should write their autobiography
until after they're dead.
- Samuel Goldwyn

I wish I could write as mysterious as a cat.
- Edgar Allan Poe

The man who has done his level best...
is a success, even though the world may write him down a failure.
- B. C. Forbes

If you can speak what you will never hear,
if you can write what you will never read,
you have done rare things.
- Henry David Thoreau

A writer should write with his eyes and a painter paint with his ears.
- Gertrude Stein

Writers write.
Dreamers talk about it.
- Jerry B. Jenkins

Write about society as news and treat it like sociology.
- Clifton Daniel

I still write the occasional short story,
and poked at a novel once, but it's just not what I want to do.
- George Murray

When I was starting out, I did not do short fiction well,
because I kept wanting to write books.
- Elizabeth Moon

If you write in category, you write knowing there's a framework,
there are reader expectations.
- Nora Roberts

I do want to write about Jane Whitefield again,
but only when I have a good enough idea -
something I've figured out about her that's news and
that's worth a reader's time.
- Thomas Perry

I'd like to write a history, maybe of the Reformation.
- Jane Haddam

I look at you and I write down what I hear.
- Virgil Thomson

My mother's passion for something more,
to write a different destiny for a dirt-poor farmer's daughter,
was to shape my entire life.
- Faye Dunaway

I love the paranormal, because there,
every genre I write can become one beacon for my imagination.
- Leslie Banks

I write longer sentences than most of the others,
maybe because I probably like Henry James more than they do.
- Peter Straub

I play the piano a lot at home.
I write songs on the piano and guitar.
I would like to actually play piano on stage.
I don't think I'll get the chance for a while.
- Mick Taylor

I write all the time - I write poetry,
I love to write.
- Colin Quinn

There may be a point where I may decide to write an autobiography.
- Pamela Stephenson

I always wanted to write something illustrated,
and the Details strip finally gave me the opportunity.
- Rick Moody

I just go in the studio and write on the spot and see what comes out.
- Beck

Basically, fiction is people.
You can't write fiction about ideas.
- Theodore Sturgeon

There are scores you have to write objectively without getting involved.
- Alex North

I would love to write the story of my upbringing in Ireland.
- Fiona Shaw

Let there be no inscription upon my tomb;
let no man write my epitaph: no man can write my epitaph.
- Robert Emmet

There's a whole bunch of unfinished stuff.
Then I've got books of lyrics.
I find it frustrating to finish a song and not be able to record it...
so I don't write a million songs.
- Christine McVie

Humour is a fine line to walk in poetry,
as in fiction.
I just think it's harder to write.
It's harder to keep the respect of the reader too.
- George Murray

Well, if this is poetry, I'm certainly never going to write any myself.
- James Schuyler

There's no reason that just because you're a celebrity you can't write.
- Gloria Estefan

I did not have a chance to write novels until my youngest
child started school fulltime.
- Anne McCaffrey

The first poem I ever wrote, about loss,
when I was 5 years old, expressed the themes of everything I would ever write.
- Marguerite Young

Understood what the struggle was about.
My mother.
Couldn't read or write, but she had more sense than
many a graduate from Harvard.
- Al Lewis

I have always loved horror very much.
I used to write stories for DC's House of Mystery.
It was one of my first jobs writing for comics,
and I loved it.
- Sergio Aragones

Journalists write because they have nothing to say,
and have something to say because they write.
- Karl Kraus


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