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The ad agency's name for Hell is "Las Vegas."
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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Las Vegas without Wayne Newton is like Disneyland without Mickey Mouse.
- Merv Griffin

I work a lot, and not just in Las Vegas.
- Juice Newton

I met Elvis first in Las Vegas.
I think I was appearing with Tom Jones and he came
backstage to say hello to Tom or we went to his dressing room to say hello.
- Norm Crosby

 

I had a big troupe, a big army and it was a lot of fun.
And, after 10 years of that, I just decided that I
wanted to travel and do special dates.
I go to Las Vegas these days.
- Bobby Vinton

I was trying to take the band in a direction that I thought was appropriate,
and Roth was trying to take the band in more of a Las Vegas direction.
And there he is.
- Eddie Van Halen

The guys have a lot of good cars built up.
We're going to do some more testing before we go back
to Las Vegas and try to win at Vegas again.
We need to get off to a quick start.
- Sterling Marlin

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Hatred is not what Las Vegas is about.
We will have zero tolerance for anyone who is intolerant.
- Oscar Goodman

I did my time for the rape.
I paid my money to Las Vegas.
I paid my dues.
- Mike Tyson

Investing should be more like watching paint dry or watching grass grow.
If you want excitement, take $800 and go to Las Vegas.
- Paul Samuelson

With everything it has to offer, Las Vegas is an obvious
destination for tourists,
as proven by the over 40 million visitors the city welcomes per year.
- Jon Porter

It is not easy to get rich in Las Vegas,
at Churchill Downs, or at the local Merrill Lynch office.
- Paul Samuelson

I used to be with a publishing house called Roosevelt Music.
A gentleman there told me he had seen Peggy Lee perform
Fever in Las Vegas and I found out later she wanted to record it.
- Otis Blackwell

I lost $35,000 in less than a week at the Mirage in Las Vegas.
- Dennis Rodman

Las Vegas and I both grew up together,
and all of a sudden I was doing things that no performer had ever done before.
- Wayne Newton

I've been able to go on and have a successful career
on Broadway and certainly the last five years in Las Vegas have been amazing.
- David Cassidy

No presidential candidate should visit Las Vegas without
condemning organized gambling.
- Ralph Nader

My 2005 calendar we actually did a shoot in Lake Las Vegas.
Since I had requests do some swimwear and athletic
shots we tried them and they came out good so we inserted
them into the new calendar.
- Natalie Gulbis

The reason we shot it was that the script was geared
to Las Vegas and it was something commercial that we
wanted to have in the can in case Butterfly was a success
and we needed a follow-up.
- Pia Zadora

Howard Hughes himself was a regular at the restaurant,
and in a way it became his headquarters,
too.
Howard had recently relocated to Las Vegas,
so when he wanted to do business in Los Angeles,
he went into the back of our restaurant to use the telephone.
- Esther Williams

Obviously, I try to make the films work for an audience.
That's the main point of making a film,
and in retrospect, one can see that certain films,
let's say Leaving Las Vegas, demonstrated its own success.
- Mike Figgis

If you were black, you experienced prejudice.
It wasn't a real horrible thing for us;
we went through it.
We noticed it mostly in the South and in Las Vegas,
where we couldn't stay in the hotels where we entertained.
But that began to change.
- Harold Nicholas

After Leaving Las Vegas I did assume that things would
get a lot easier than they've been.
But it's just been a mirror of the way my career's been from the beginning,
so for it to have changed would have been strange.
My career has never been perfect.
- Elisabeth Shue

I love the live performances and Las Vegas.
I also like making films that are being discovered by another generation.
Having been a teen idol of the '60s is great because
you realize you left your generation with a smile and good memories.
- Connie Stevens

There's a great deal of disturbance in this country
and how black feel about what happened in Katrina,
and, you know, many of the comics, many of performers
are in Las Vegas and New Orleans trying to raise money for what happened there.
- Michael Richards

People don't know where to place me.
Terry Gilliam used me as a quirky cop in 'Twelve Monkeys',
and then he hired me again to be an effeminate hotel
clerk in 'Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas'.
Another time, I was shooting this indie film 'The Souler
Opposite' and six days a week,
I'm playing this big puppy dog, then I come to the
'NYPD Blue' set and become this scumbag.
- Christopher Meloni

I dainty little lass I wasn't.
I looked twice my age until I turned 10 or 11.
- Maureen O'Hara

A film that is bleached tends to have a more realistic quality.
- Lasse Hallstrom

Many of the comedies I had made in Sweden were slightly
based on semi-autobiographical experiences,
so adapting novels was a very different experience.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I was always attracted by the European way of life,
but I am deeply Swedish.
- Lasse Hallstrom

Cinema has become a global economy, totally international.
- Lasse Hallstrom

It's just, for me, the natural standard:
a woman should be able to decide over her own body.
- Lasse Hallstrom

But now I wish I could back to Stockholm to make international films there.
- Lasse Hallstrom

To see my wife getting inspired from my notes and thoughts,
going in the direction I wanted, and have her surprise
me with wonderful choices was a real treat.
- Lasse Hallstrom

My key interest in choosing scripts is character-driven stories,
because there are so many stories that sacrifice character for plot.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I can't go back and label myself as an outcast because
I was a pretty well-adjusted kid,
but I can certainly relate to the feeling of being an outsider.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I am always more interested in performance and character depiction,
and my direction says as much.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I always try to preserve my cinematographic style,
even while I work in the US.
I wish to always be European.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I love mixing amateurs and professionals.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I love involving actors at all levels -
and they have to know that I want to hear their contributions,
with dialogue, with story suggestions,
with script changes, whatever.
- Lasse Hallstrom

My films do have characters who have trouble escaping the world around them.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I made all their videos, apart from the last two,
so if you ever see an Abba video on TV then it's my stuff.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I think I avoid stepping into sentimentality by trying
to be as truthful as possible with performances.
- Lasse Hallstrom

ABBA: The Movie; I got a lot of grief for working on that.
- Lasse Hallstrom

My father would tell anyone who would listen that this
dentist thing he was doing was not his passion;
cinematography was.
- Lasse Hallstrom

My father was an amateur filmmaker who shot 8mm color documentaries.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I always need a couple of highlights to really spark
the passion for a project.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I feel the need to work with my wife,
Lena Olin, again.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I really want to have actors contribute their own ideas,
with phrasings and ideas on all levels.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I love improvising.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I'm on this diet where you're supposed to eat only fish and meat.
- Lasse Hallstrom

But I notice that there is a lack of darkness in my
movies and I don't know where that comes from.
- Lasse Hallstrom

Kevin, as the whole cast is, just wonderful people and great people,
and people who are attracted to this kind of material
and accepting the idea of going to Newfoundland and
knowing the kind of lack of amenities.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I imagined that it might be awkward to talk to your
wife about her performance,
so going into it I was a little nervous.
But doing it was actually a wonderfully inspiring experience.
- Lasse Hallstrom

It was important on The Shipping News to have my house
far enough away from each location so I had this time
in the morning to think about my shots and still remain
open to surprises once I got to the set.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I got to work with my wife, Lena Olin,
for the first time, which was great.
I thought it might be difficult in some way to talk
to one's wife in a different way but it was so not forced.
- Lasse Hallstrom

I discovered the 7th art at home when I was kid,
through Charlie Chaplin's movies and those of my father who shot documentaries.
He was my biggest influence.
So I took his camera and started shooting.
- Lasse Hallstrom

Bitmap display is media compatible with dot matrix or laser printers.
- Bill Joy

The atoms become like a moth, seeking out the region
of higher laser intensity.
- Steven Chu

There are relatively few experiments in atomic physics
these days that don't involve the use of a laser.
- Eric Allin Cornell

The real technical problems came because people working
on the project didn't really follow my proposal at all,
but set out to do other things instead of making a laser.
- Gordon Gould

I am Armenian, so of course I am obsessed with laser hair removal!
Arms, bikini, legs, underarms...
my entire body is hairless.
- Kim Kardashian

Right after Dynasty ended I had a facelift and laser
surgery to get rid of lines around my eyes.
- Linda Evans

My dad's a doctor, and when I was 8,
I went to one of his medical conferences where they
were demonstrating laser surgery on a chicken.
I was so mad that a chicken had to die,
I never ate meat again.
- Natalie Portman

My favorite laser disk ever was the laser disk for The Graduate,
which had a commentary track that wasn't even the filmmakers,
it was a professor, some film criticism guy who just
happen to be this amazing commentator who went off
into the whole theory of comedy.
- Jay Roach

We should note that this latter type of shift was successfully
amplified to a considerable extent by Russian physicists
using the intense light of a ruby laser whose wavelength
is close to that of a transition of the potassium atom.
- Alfred Kastler

We didn't even think about it, you know? I used to collect laser discs,
and you'd have some college professor analyzing It's
a Wonderful Life or Citizen Kane,
and now it is pretty funny - the idea of commentary for a silly kid's movie,
you know?
- Dana Carvey

But certainly the laser proved to be what I realized it was going to be.
At that moment in my life I was too ignorant in business
law to be able to do it right,
and if I did it over again probably the same damn thing would happen.
- Gordon Gould

The wise man does not lay up his own treasures.
The more he gives to others, the more he has for his own.
- Lao Tzu

Books can only reveal us to ourselves,
and as often as they do us this service we lay them aside.
- Henry David Thoreau

I lay aside the battles within my own mind,
and grant myself peace.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie


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