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Puppets Quotes

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Money is the string with which a sardonic destiny directs
the motions of its puppets.
- W. Somerset Maugham

Death is a release from the impressions of the senses,
and from desires that make us their puppets,
and from the vagaries of the mind, and from the hard service of the flesh.
- Marcus Aurelius

I worked at a local television station and I got a
chance to direct and do all those things -
worked kiddie shows,
Ranger House show with the hand puppets and things like that.
- Barry Levinson

The savior who wants to turn men into angels is as
much a hater of human nature as the totalitarian despot
who wants to turn them into puppets.
- Eric Hoffer

 

That's the thing with animated films -
I often feel that puppets get the better parts compared to us normal actresses.
- Helena Bonham Carter

When it comes to war, we focus more on the mainstream coverage of the event,
rather than the event itself.
People dying is never funny.
Protest puppets are always funny.
- Mo Rocca

Russian Parliament today is a bunch of puppets that
just fall in with the instructions from Kremlin.
- Garry Kasparov

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We are no longer puppets being manipulated by outside powerful forces:
we become the powerful force ourselves.
- Leo Buscaglia

As long as Muslims were confident they could not be defeated,
but now we are just puppets.
- Abu Bakar Bashir

Children are so used to seeing puppets that when they
see a real ventriloquist they don't understand it.
- Paul Winchell

When I was a kid, I never saw a puppet show.
I never played with puppets or had any interest in them.
- Jim Henson

We are only puppets, our strings are being pulled by unknown forces.
- Georg Buchner

Well, Detroit Institute is kind of a key -
probably the largest permanent collection of puppets in the US.
- Jim Henson

Some hypocrites and seeming mortified men,
that held down their heads, were like the little images
that they place in the very bowing of the vaults of churches,
that look as if they held up the church,
but are but puppets.
- William Laud

The sad thing is, when it comes to diet,
is that even when well-intentioned Feds try to do right by us,
they fail.
Either they're outvoted by puppets of agribusiness,
or they are puppets of agribusiness.
- Mark Bittman

I've never had anyone put on a puppet show to convince me of anything.
And I've done a lot of stuff.
I don't know that I would put the puppets on when I was pitching a show.
This was the head of the studio putting a puppet show on.
And I'll tell you, he wasn't bad.
- Garry Shandling

I started, actually, to make my first animated cartoon in 1920.
Of course, they were very crude things then and I used
sort of little puppet things.
- Walt Disney

The people at the top of the league think they need
to rein me in so I don't become another Michael Jordan,
somebody they aren't able to mold and shape and make their puppet.
- Dennis Rodman

If anyone would have been paying serious attention to my puppet shows,
I would have been sent to therapy very young.
- Bob Balaban

I don't know why a computer game can't be an art form
just as a puppet show or an opera is.
I'm still interested in computer games as something
I would like to work on someday.
- Fred Saberhagen

Analysis gave me great freedom of emotions and fantastic confidence.
I felt I had served my time as a puppet.
- Hedy Lamarr

Eventually we want to do a puppet musical with turntables in the orchestra pit.
- Eric San

And there's a visceral fun in watching Team America and making it,
like taking a puppet and throwing it against the wall.
Because it's not CG, there's something funny about it.
- Matt Stone

Trying to rebuild Afghanistan on the cheap has left
the country in the hands of warlords and an impotent
Northern Alliance puppet regime that runs Kabul and nothing else.
- Ted Rall

The United States is not for democracy in Iraq,
it's for setting up a puppet government.
- Peter Camejo

Khomeini was not a puppet like Arafat or Qaddafi or
the many other dictators I met in the Islamic world.
He was a sort of Pope, a sort of king -
a real leader.
- Oriana Fallaci

It is no accident that I made Cartoon Town a simple little village -
in many ways it mirrored my home town.
And, yes, many of my puppet characters took on some
of the more eccentric characteristics of people I knew there.
- William Jackson

The puppet characters were combinations of people I
had known and to some degree aspects of my own personality.
Weird was based on someone I knew in Chicago.
Dirty Dragon was based on a good friend I had in Indianapolis.
- William Jackson

The pretty fellows you speak of, I own entertain me sometimes,
but is it impossible to be diverted with what one despises?
I can laugh at a puppet show,
at the same time I know there is nothing in it worth my attention or regard.
- Mary Wortley Montagu

If you're doing a large, complicated character with radio controls,
it might take a number of people several months to
make it and if you're talking about a quick little hand puppet,
it could be made in 2 days, so there's enormous range there,
and no real easy generalities.
- Jim Henson

I am drawn to writing and directing as it is most like
the feeling I had when I was a teenager with my puppet theatre.
You are more in control of everything and involved
in every aspect of production,
so more challenged and fulfilled.
- Richard E. Grant

The journalism school helped me develop writing skills,
and I had been enjoying cartooning from a very young age.
My interest in puppetry, however, came much later.
- William Jackson

But with The Dark Crystal, instead of puppetry we're
trying to go toward a sense of realism -
toward a reality of creatures that are actually alive
and we're mixing up puppetry and all kinds of other techniques.
- Jim Henson

We cannot make good news out of bad practice.
- Edward R. Murrow

By giving us the opinions of the uneducated,
journalism keeps us in touch
with the ignorance of the community.
- Oscar Wilde

Environmental concern is now firmly embedded in public life:
in education,
medicine and law; in journalism, literature and art.
- Barry Commoner

The only school that let me in was U.C.
Santa Cruz, which is where I went.
They didn't have a journalism program,
so I took sociology, which is the closest thing to journalism.
- David Talbot

I'm not in the judgment part of journalism.
- Jim Lehrer

Before Truman Capote, journalism and non-fiction weren't taken very seriously.
- Gerald Clarke

Media is just a word that has come to mean bad journalism.
- Graham Greene

It's all storytelling, you know.
That's what journalism is all about.
- Tom Brokaw

I would be lying if I said the journalism doesn't reflect
my own choices as a reporter and a writer:
what to say,
what to emphasize, how to say it, what is true or untrue.
- David Simon

When I entered politics, I took the only downward turn
you could take from journalism.
- Jim Hightower

I wrote for a weekly magazine and then edited a literary magazine,
but I did not really feel comfortable with the profession of journalism itself.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

Journalism is in fact history on the run.
- Thomas Griffith

They take journalism really seriously because they
know the force that it is and can be.
- Christiane Amanpour

Journalism is concerned with events,
poetry with feelings.
Journalism is concerned with the look of the world,
poetry with the feel of the world.
- Archibald MacLeish

Novel writing should never be confused with journalism.
Unfortunately, in the case of Primary Colors,
a fair number of journalists confused.
- Joe Klein

I want to go to college to study journalism.
I want to speak French fluently, to travel.
My mom was a journalist and it's in my blood.
- Mandy Moore

I think people should be consumers of journalism.
- Andrew Vachss

In the end, Dan Rather's legend skewered him,
CBS and the craft of journalism.
- Tina Brown

I don't have any well-developed philosophy about journalism.
Ultimately it is important in a society like this,
so people can know about everything that goes wrong.
- Charles Kuralt

As I said, I had no publisher for What a Carve Up!
while I was writing it, so all we had to live off was
my wife's money and little bits I was picking up for journalism.
- Jonathan Coe

Publishing is a business, but journalism never was
and is not essentially a business.
Nor is it a profession.
- Henry R. Luce

And I believe that good journalism, good television,
can make our world a better place.
- Christiane Amanpour

David Brinkley was an icon of modern broadcast journalism,
a brilliant writer who could say in a few words what
the country needed to hear during times of crisis,
tragedy and triumph.
- Tom Brokaw

I started on the fringes of journalism as a cartoonist on The Daily Mail.
- Humphrey Lyttelton

In journalism, there has always been a tension between
getting it first and getting it right.
- Ellen Goodman

Objective journalism and an opinion column are about
as similar as the Bible and Playboy magazine.
- Walter Cronkite

I always thought writing was the foundation and the
basis for journalism in the same way being able to
draw is the foundation for art.
- Bob Schieffer

Journalism students need to understand it and need
a solid background in the liberal arts,
in sociology, economics, literature and language,
because they won't get it later on.
- Harrison Salisbury

The First Law of Journalism: to confirm existing prejudice,
rather than contradict it.
- Alexander Cockburn

Most rock journalism is people who can't write,
interviewing people who can't talk, for people who can't read.
- Frank Zappa

There's no worse crime in journalism these days than
simply deciding something's a story because Drudge links to it.
- Chuck Todd

There's a certain elitism that has crept into the attitudes of some in journalism,
and it played out perfectly over the issue of these
little American flag lapel pins.
- Brit Hume

Journalism largely consists of saying "Lord Jones is
Dead" to people who never knew that Lord Jones was alive.
- Gilbert K. Chesterton

I suggest that what we want to do is not to leave to
posterity a great institution,
but to leave behind a great tradition of journalism
ably practiced in our time.
- Henry R. Luce

I'd like to get back into journalism.
I'm hoping someone will offer me a job as a commentator
or one of those political analysts that you see on
the news shows all the time.
- Jeff Gannon

What passes for investigative journalism is finding
somebody with their pants down -
literally or otherwise.
- Robert Scheer

I got into journalism because I came of age in the '60s.
It just seemed one way for me to get things done.
- Joe Klein

Journalism is not just a cause, it's also a wacky profession.
- David Talbot


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