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Brooks Quotes

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Every man should have a fair-sized cemetery
in which to bury the faults of his friends.
- Henry Brooks Adams

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And this, our life, exempt from public haunt,
finds tongues in trees, books in the running brooks,
sermons in stones, and good in everything.
- William Shakespeare

Jim Brooks is a very powerful director and it was a lot of intense work.
- Tea Leoni

You know, Willie Wonka said it best:
we are the makers of dreams,
the dreamers of dreams.
- Herb Brooks

 

I love all of Albert Brooks' work from Defending Your
Life back to his first film,
Real Life, but am sorry that he seems to have lost
his edge in his more recent work.
- Douglas Wood

And I love Mel Brooks.
My Dad loved his movies, too, they're awesome,
the kind of thing that if you're in for ten minutes,
you're in for two hours.
- Mike Myers

Do not pray for tasks equal to your powers.
Pray for power equal to your tasks.
- Phillips Brooks

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I love sketch comedy.
My real goal is to do something with Albert Brooks.
That would be my fantasy.
I stay up night and day thinking up stuff he might find funny.
- Illeana Douglas

My friends that are snobs think its cool I did a movie with Albert Brooks.
- Robin Tunney

And I had a big opportunity with Richard Brooks,
The Professionals, which is really a magnificent movie.
- Claudia Cardinale

If God wanted us to fly, He would have given us tickets.
- Mel Brooks

Charity should begin at home, but should not stay there.
- Phillips Brooks

I'm reading a book about Romaine Brooks,
a wonderful painter from early in the last century.
- Lawrence Ferlinghetti

Happiness is the natural flower of duty.
- Phillips Brooks

I got a chance to work with Mel Brooks on two of his films:
Silent Movie and High Anxiety.
- Barry Levinson

Brooks Robinson belongs in a higher league.
- Pete Rose

Tragedy is when I cut my finger.
Comedy is when you fall into an open sewer and die.
- Mel Brooks

I took some time out for life.
- James L. Brooks

I thank Heaven every summer's day of my life,
that my lot was humbly cast within the hearing of romping brooks,
and beneath the shadow of oaks.
- Donald G. Mitchell

Bad taste is simply saying the truth before it should be said.
- Mel Brooks

Mr. Brooks and I have been friends forever.
He is in seventh heaven with his new success on Broadway.
- Dom DeLuise

Art hurts.
Art urges voyages - and it is easier to stay at home.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

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

Humor is just another defense against the universe.
- Mel Brooks

They wanted me to play third like Brooks so I did play like Brooks -
Mel Brooks.
- Andy Van Slyke

Ill habits gather unseen degrees, as brooks make rivers,
rivers run to seas.
- John Dryden

I'm a big fan of Albert Brooks, Nichols and May.
I'd like to follow in their footsteps and do comedy films.
- Illeana Douglas

Growing up, I didn't have a lot of toys,
and personal entertainment depended on individual ingenuity and imagination -
think up a story and go live it for an afternoon.
- Terry Brooks

My wardrobe consists of antique clothes,
many of my designs, plus shoes and shirts from Brooks
Brothers and Paul Stuart.
- Calvin Klein

Good judgment comes from experience and experience comes from bad judgment.
- Fred Brooks

I do not pray for a lighter load, but for a stronger back.
- Phillips Brooks

Well, I think that as a country, we've drifted away
from appreciating the importance of imagination.
- Terry Brooks

What I'm fighting for now in my work...
for an expression relevant to all manner of blacks,
poems I could take into a tavern, into the street,
into the halls of a housing project.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

When you use the term minority or minorities in reference to people,
you're telling them that they're less than somebody else.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

The great art of films does not consist of descriptive
movement of face and body but in the movements of thought
and soul transmitted in a kind of intense isolation.
- Louise Brooks

We are each other's magnitude and bond.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

God hears no more than the heart speaks;
and if the heart be dumb,
God will certainly be deaf.
- Thomas Brooks

Exhaust the little moment.
Soon it dies.
And be it gash or gold it will not come Again in this identical guise.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

In my dreams I am not crippled.
In my dreams, I dance.
- Louise Brooks

People everywhere enjoy believing things that they know are not true.
It spares them the ordeal of thinking for themselves
and taking responsibility for what they know.
- Brooks Atkinson

When I die, if the word 'thong' appears in the first
or second sentence of my obituary,
I've screwed up.
- Albert Brooks

I'm a big movie fan.
After a show, if I'm on the bus or a plane,
it's often hard to get to sleep, so I'll watch a film.
An action film can even relax me.
- Garth Brooks

I'm not interesting enough on my own that you'd want to see a film about me.
- Albert Brooks

Things get very distorted when you do a movie,
weirdly so.
- James L. Brooks

After each war there is a little less democracy to save.
- Brooks Atkinson

Next to fried foods, the South has suffered most from oratory.
- Brooks Hays

Look at what's happening in this world.
Every day there's something exciting or disturbing to write about.
With all that's going on, how could I stop?
- Gwendolyn Brooks

Any time I'm in a moving thing, like an airplane,
I'm usually asleep before we even get on our way.
- Garth Brooks

I've been taking batting practice in my barn where nobody can see me,
so I may be better than anyone thinks.
- Garth Brooks

Fantasy is the only canvas large enough for me to paint on.
- Terry Brooks

A prayer in its simplest definition is merely a wish turned Godward.
- Phillips Brooks

Free enterprise is essentially a formula not just for wealth creation,
but for life satisfaction.
- Arthur C. Brooks

Apparently nobody really read it, it was a cheap movie,
it fit their schedule in terms of things so fine,
let the guy make that high school comedy.
I used to work with Mel Brooks so they figured oh it's
going to be one of those really silly movies and that's how it got made.
- Barry Levinson

I am a writer perhaps because I am not a talker.
- Gwendolyn Brooks

I'm big on research.
- James L. Brooks

I believe in the Wal-Mart school of business.
The less people pay, the more they enjoy it.
- Garth Brooks

The battle is on, and nothing less than the soul of America is at stake.
- Arthur C. Brooks

If Shaw and Einstein couldn't beat death,
what chance have I got? Practically none.
- Mel Brooks

Bullfights are hugely popular because you can sit comfortably
with a hot dog and possibly watch a man die.
It won't be me, but I can sit comfortably and watch it.
- Albert Brooks

I didn't want readers to have to make allowances for what they couldn't see,
but to be able to say to themselves that the fabric
of the magic detailed was perfectly believable.
- Terry Brooks

For great is truth, and shall prevail.
- Thomas Brooks

He who hesitates is poor.
- Mel Brooks

If I have any talent at all it's from God,
and my mom, who was on Capitol Records also.
- Garth Brooks

Whether you want to or not, you do serve as a role model.
People will always put more faith in baseball players than anyone else.
- Brooks Robinson

It takes most men five years to recover from a college education,
and to learn that poetry is as vital to thinking as knowledge.
- Brooks Atkinson

Tone is up for grabs in what we do -
what's the tone of the scene.
- James L. Brooks

You aren't wealthy until you have something money can't buy.
- Garth Brooks

Call your opinions your creed, and you will change them every week.
- Phillips Brooks

Whatever I do, I hope it's quality, I hope it's something that's class.
- Garth Brooks

The best way to do ourselves good is to be doing good to others;
the best way to gather is to scatter.
- Thomas Brooks

Genius and virtue are to be more often found clothed
in gray than in peacock bright.
- Van Wyck Brooks


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