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William Hurt Quotes and Sayings

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Being a father, being a friend, those are the things
that make me feel successful.
- William Hurt

Related topics: Dad

I need six weeks of rehearsal and women need nine months
and it took me 15 years to figure that out.
- William Hurt

Sometimes people call me a success for all the reasons
that make me think I'm a failure.
- William Hurt

I think acting can bring you closer to yourself and
help you understand other people.
- William Hurt

 

If you're lucky, and not a lot of actors are these days,
you get the chance to create a character.
- William Hurt

I want to prove a point.
That point is, actors are artists, not narcissists necessarily.
- William Hurt

The simple fact of existence, of being aware that you are aware;
this to me is the most astounding fact.
- William Hurt

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What's really frustrating with movies is the lack of improvement.
- William Hurt

I listen to XM radio because I can get so many overseas news stations.
- William Hurt

I was held hostage and almost executed by a man who
was robbing us in the middle of the night.
- William Hurt

Being famous is not something that would make me feel successful -
unless one was striving for mediocrity.
- William Hurt

I demand minimal for paid rehearsal and not always six weeks either.
- William Hurt

David Cronenberg knows what we actors do as artists.
- William Hurt

The thing is David is also aware of everything and
it's not like you're going somewhere the director is not.
- William Hurt

Great risks come in long term, tremendously assiduous,
very courageous study.
- William Hurt

It just seems like that because I do a lot of independent
films that don't get to the mainstream.
- William Hurt

It was the moment I learned acting is not acting out.
After that light went on, I spent the rest of my life
trying to figure out how to make other people realize it.
- William Hurt

People who have expertise or the luck to have rehearsal
time with cameras have it over people who don't.
- William Hurt

I have a film I want to direct.
Gena Rowlands was going to do it with me a long time ago.
It's about an older woman who's running a ranch in
the west the old fashioned way.
- William Hurt

The perfection in theater is that it's over the second it's done.
- William Hurt

But I am not going to live for ever.
And the more I know it, the more amazed I am by being here at all.
- William Hurt

I was a science fiction junkie for a long time.
- William Hurt

I know what I love about acting - and it's the creative process.
- William Hurt

You have to create a track record of breaking your own mold,
or at least other people's idea of that mold.
- William Hurt

I've been delighted by Cannes and Toronto but I keep
saying I don't know how good we're going to be received
in America because that's where it's most challenging.
- William Hurt

Heroes to me are guys that sit in libraries.
They absorb knowledge and then the risks they take
are calculated on the basis of the courage it took
to become replete with knowledge.
- William Hurt

I am so thrilled by the privilege of life,
and yet at the same time I know that I have to let it go.
- William Hurt

I very much prefer the balance in a scene to standing
out and so you have to make a decision.
- William Hurt

All I know is that my best work has come out of being committed and happy.
- William Hurt

I just looked at him because I want to be looking in
someone's eyes when I die.
- William Hurt

Not to be offensive, not to be capricious,
not to be arbitrary, not to be neurotic,
not to be an actor outer, you're just trying to get
in and you're given so little time to get in gently,
but it's always hard.
- William Hurt

The thing is, I don't believe in most of what's done.
The amount of financial and imaginative energy that's
put into mediocrity is just amazing which I find to
be fundamentally offensive as a human being.
- William Hurt

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie PHOTO

Life is without meaning.
You bring the meaning to it.
The meaning of life is
whatever you ascribe it to be.
Being alive is the meaning.
- Joseph Campbell

The life of inner peace,
being harmonious and without stress,
is the easiest type of existence.
- Norman Vincent Peale

When the vast cathedral of our being
becomes a sanctuary for all creation,
we become the face of God.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Each of us dwells in a cathedral of our own BEing
that is created vast enough to encompass Unity with all creation.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

The privilege of a lifetime is being who you are.
- Joseph Campbell

Thousands of candles can be lit from a single candle,
and the life of the candle will not be shortened.
Happiness never decreases by being shared.
- The Buddha

We all live with the objective of being happy;
our lives are all different and yet the same.
- Anne Frank

There is sanctuary in being alone with nature.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

At the center of your being you have the answer;
you know who you are and you know what you want.
- Lao Tzu

If (s)he's an apple and you're an orange,
celebrate your differences -
make a great fruit salad.
Love isn't about being the same -
it's about being sweet with each other.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

This is my wish for you:
Comfort on difficult days,
Smiles when sadness intrudes,
Rainbows to follow the clouds,
Laughter to kiss your lips,
Sunsets to warm your heart,
Hugs when spirits sag,
Beauty for your eyes to see,
Friendships to brighten your being,
Faith so that you can believe,
Confidence for when you doubt,
Courage to know yourself,
Patience to accept the truth,
Love to complete your life.
- Anonymous

Face the facts of being what you are,
for that is what changes what you are.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Life is NOT "Supposed to be Fair."
Know that there is no single way that life is "supposed" to be.
Demanding that life meet our expectations
is a sure fire recipe for a miserable existence.
Life is a game with no rules.
Life just happens to us regardless of our best intentions.
Our only path to happiness lies in being open
to receiving whatever life throws at us -
with Gratitude. Have NO Expectations of life.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Be - don't try to become.
Being is enlightenment, becoming is ignorance.
- Osho

Pay attention to rainbows, and snowflakes,
butterflies and the songs of birds,
the crash of storm-driven waves
and the mirror-surface of a quiet pond.
Let the depths of nature become a part of your innermost being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Today is my day to honor my being,
release each and every struggle,
gather strength from life's storms,
relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Honor your being,
Release each and every struggle,
Gather strength from life's storms,
Relax into the arms of spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

May your mind whirl joyful cartwheels of creativity.
May your heart sing sweet lullabies of timelessness.
May your essence be the nectar of the open blossom of your joy.
May your spirit soar throughout the vast cathedral of your being.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Well-being is making its way to you at all times.
If you will relax and find a way to allow it,
it will be your experience.
- Abraham (Esther Hicks)

The more we care for the happiness of others,
the greater is our own sense of well-being.
- Tenzin Gyatso, the 14th Dalai Lama

An idea that is not dangerous is
unworthy of being called an idea at all.
- Oscar Wilde

Even the rich are hungry for love,
for being cared for, for being wanted,
for having someone to call their own.
- Mother Teresa

A man who as a physical being
is always turned toward the outside,
thinking that his happiness lies outside him,
finally turns inward and
discovers that the source is within him.
- Soren Kierkegaard

Being deeply loved by someone gives you strength;
loving someone deeply gives you courage.
- Lao Tzu

I Am One With Spirit and All Creation -
I give thanks for the unity of all creation
and for everything that has brought me to this moment.
I release my entire being to the gentle nurture of Spirit.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Health is the greatest possession.
Contentment is the greatest treasure.
Confidence is the greatest friend.
Non-being is the greatest joy.
- Lao Tzu

Falling in love you remain a child; rising in love you mature.
By and by love becomes not a relationship,
it becomes a state of your being.
Not that you are in love - now you are love.
- Osho

No one ever found wisdom without also being a fool.
Writers, alas, have to be fools in public,
while the rest of the human race can cover its tracks.
- Erica Jong

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

Nurturing is not complex.
It's simply being tuned in to the thing or person before you
and offering small gestures toward what it needs at that time.
- Mary Anne Radmacher

If I am happy in spite of my deprivations,
if my happiness is so deep that it is a faith,
so thoughtful that it becomes a philosophy of life.
If, in short, I am an optimist,
my testimony to the creed of optimism is worth hearing.
- Helen Keller
...
Helen Keller (1880-1968) overcame being both deaf and blind
to become a famous author, lecturer, and activist
for women's suffrage, workers' rights, and ending war.

A moral being is one who is capable of reflecting
on his past actions and their motives -
of approving of some and disapproving of others.
- Charles Darwin

We are cups, constantly and quietly being filled.
The trick is, knowing how to tip ourselves over
and let the beautiful stuff out.
- Ray Bradbury

Freedom lies in being bold.
- Robert Frost

Confidence comes not from always being right
but from not fearing to be wrong.
- Peter T. Mcintyre

We deem those happy, who from the experience of life
have learnt to bear its ills without being overcome by them.
- Carl Jung

Courage is being scared to death - but saddling up anyway.
- John Wayne


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