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Vincent Canby Quotes and Sayings

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We are drawn to our television sets each April the
way we are drawn to the scene of an accident.
- Vincent Canby

It is guaranteed to put all teeth on edge,
including George Washington's, wherever they might be.
- Vincent Canby

Hack fiction exploits curiosity without really satisfying
it or making connections between it and anything else in the world.
- Vincent Canby

His acting remains forever fixed in a time that never dates.
- Vincent Canby

 

Good fiction reveals feeling, refines events,
locates importance and, though its methods are as mysterious as they are varied,
intensifies the experience of living our own lives.
- Vincent Canby

Eternity:
I am drawn to the wild edge of the ocean of my being
My curiosity unbound, I test the limits
of the limitless and the boundaries of the timeless.
I walk the path - the way - the way of ways -
to the end which is not an end.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think it's the duty of the comedian to find out
where the line is drawn and cross it deliberately.
- George Carlin

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The painter must give a completely free rein to any
feeling or sensations he may have and reject nothing
to which he is naturally drawn.
- Lucian Freud

Even in decline, a virtuous man increases the beauty of his behavior.
A burning stick, though turned to the ground,
has its flame drawn upwards.
- Saskya Pandita

At night, when the curtains are drawn and the fire flickers,
my books attain a collective dignity.
- E. M. Forster

I had known Cole Porter in Hollywood and New York,
spent many a warm hour at his home, and met the talented
and original people who were drawn to him.
- Gene Tierney

I have drawn inspiration from the Marine Corps,
the Jewish struggle in Palestine and Israel,
and the Irish.
- Leon Uris

I walk on untrodden ground.
There is scarcely any part of my conduct which may
not hereafter be drawn into precedent.
- George Washington

There can be no settlement of a great cause without discussion,
and people will not discuss a cause until their attention is drawn to it.
- William Jennings Bryan

The Constitution, as originally drawn,
made no reference to the fact that all Americans wre
considered equal members of society.
- Constance Baker Motley

Distinctions drawn by the mind are not necessarily
equivalent to distinctions in reality.
- Thomas Aquinas

I want people to be drawn into the space of the work.
And a lot of people are like me in that they have relatively short attention spans.
So I shoot for the window of opportunity.
- Barbara Kruger

The portrait of my parents is a complicated one,
but lovingly drawn.
- Joyce Maynard

But no, I don't think I'm particularly drawn to the
period roles or the medieval roles.
- Hugh Dancy

I've always been more drawn to being normal than being famous.
- Vince Gill

I declare and protest in advance, that I do not intend,
at this time at least; to be drawn or driven into the question of slavery,
in either of its subdivisions or forms.
- Caleb Cushing

I don't believe that the public knows what it wants;
this is the conclusion that I have drawn from my career.
- Charlie Chaplin

One always dies too soon or too late.
And yet, life is there, finished: the line is drawn,
and it must all be added up.
You are nothing other than you life.
- Jean-Paul Sartre

I'm not sure whay I've been drawn to this subject,
except that murder is a subject that has always drawn
people for as long as people have been telling stories.
- Donna Tartt

No people is wholly civilized where a distinction is
drawn between stealing an office and stealing a purse.
- Theodore Roosevelt

The truth is, I'm drawn to all kinds of things.
- Philip Kaufman

Our passionate preoccupation with the sky,
the stars, and a God somewhere in outer space is a homing impulse.
We are drawn back to where we came from.
- Eric Hoffer

It is the element I miss in electronic music -
no performance,
no loving immersion.
Maybe that is why I was never particularly drawn to electronic music.
- Lukas Foss

The tunes, rhythms, and messages are drawn mainly from secular culture.
- Richard Morris

Drawn by warm nostalgic feelings for the place and
by two sweet little words:
"Open Bar."
- William E. Geist

If I think about the way I was drawn into the music,
it was much more by recordings than by live performances.
- Evan Parker

Of course, I'm drawn to a place like Iraq because It's
the biggest story of our generation.
- Joe Sacco

As a child, I was never drawn toward depraved or extreme situations;
I really wanted a normal little childhood.
Unfortunately, that's just not what happened.
- Augusten Burroughs

Hanging is too good for a man who makes puns;
he should be drawn and quoted.
- Fred Allen

Animation is not the art of drawings that move but
the art of movements that are drawn.
- Norman McLaren

It was still quite light out of doors,
but inside with the curtains drawn and the smouldering fire sending out a dim,
uncertain glow, the room was full of deep shadows.
- Kate Chopin

Many a secret that cannot be pried out by curiosity
can be drawn out by indifference.
- Sydney J. Harris

I've always been drawn to Marilyn Monroe,
but certain aspects of her story may be too sad to tell.
- Sherilyn Fenn

It is strange how one feels drawn forward without knowing
at first where one is going.
- Gustav Mahler

When neither party can give checkmate,
the game is drawn.
- Howard Staunton

For example, in my district there are visitors from
all over the world who are drawn to our beautiful beaches,
recreational lakes, habitat wildlife preserves and golf courses.
- Mark Foley

The mind is like a richly woven tapestry in which the
colors are distilled from the experiences of the senses,
and the design drawn from the convolutions of the intellect.
- Carson McCullers

I've always drawn on bits and pieces of my own life.
- Armistead Maupin

You know, we have our differences, everybody does,
honest, real differences, but I do believe strongly
that we as neighbors are drawn together far more than we're driven apart.
- Dan Miller

I used to pretend that I was Tom attacking Jerry,
who was drawn on the ball.
- Monica Seles

I was drawn to things I thought were either sexy or aggressive -
or both.
- Adam Clayton

Speaking generally, people who are drawn to journalism
are interested in what happens from the ground up less
than they are from the top down.
- Tom Brokaw

I don't think I really invented anybody.
I have drawn on real life.
- Arthur Hailey

And each man stands with his face in the light.
Of his own drawn sword, ready to do what a hero can.
- Elizabeth Barrett Browning

Don't leave inferences to be drawn when evidence can be presented.
- Richard Wright

Men with secrets tend to be drawn to each other,
not because they want to share what they know but because
they need the company of the like-minded,
the fellow afflicted.
- Don DeLillo

Any general statement is like a check drawn on a bank.
Its value depends on what is there to meet it.
- Ezra Pound

I grew up with all kinds ofmusic, but my heart was
particularly drawn to Country Music because of the guitar playing,
the lyrics and of artists like Steve Warner and Vince Gill.
- Bryan White

I've always been drawn to tormented people full of contradictions.
- Antonio Tabucchi

There have been no sects in the Christian world,
however absurd, which have not endeavoured to support
their opinions by arguments drawn from Scripture.
- Laurence Sterne

For the most part things never get built the way they were drawn.
- Maya Lin

I'm very phobic about flying, but I'm also drawn to it.
- Martin Scorsese

I've played comedy before but not that much.
I mostly do get drawn to darker material.
- Natasha Richardson

We are both drawn to surreal situations so the writing was a joy.
- Dylan Moran

A line has to be drawn somewhere between what is essential and what is peripheral.
- Sargent Shriver

There's an awful lot of resources that can be drawn
upon in an improvised music concert.
- Fred Frith

Some men are like nails, very easily drawn;
others however are more like rivets never drawn at all.
- John Burroughs

I have drawn a very close bond to all the military people.
- Toby Keith

Our mind is capable of passing beyond the dividing
line we have drawn for it.
Beyond the pairs of opposites of which the world consists,
other, new insights begin.
- Hermann Hesse

His droll little mouth was drawn up like a bow,
and the beard of his chin was as white as the snow.
- Clement Clarke Moore

I am drawn to Christ but I have real problems with the Catholic Church.
- Andres Serrano

Children seem naturally drawn to poetry -
it's some combination of the rhyme,
rhythm, and the words themselves.
- Jack Prelutsky

I have always drawn strength from being close to home.
- Arthur Ashe

Every person, all the events of your life are there
because you have drawn them there.
What you choose to do with them is up to you.
- Richard Bach

The petitioner's problem is to avoid Scylla without
being drawn into Charybdis.
- Robert Jackson

Some of those drawn into the holy war had been secular
nationalists only a few years before.
If one looks at the biographies of these people,
remarkable continuities are revealed.
- Jurgen Habermas


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