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Character

The real ornament of woman is her…

 
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The real ornament of woman is her character, her purity.– Quote by Mahatma Gandhi

If we take the route of the…

 
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If we take the route of the permanent handout, the American character will itself be impoverished.– Quote by Richard M. Nixon

A man’s character may be learned from…

 
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A man’s character may be learned from the adjectives which he habitually uses in conversation.– Quote by Mark Twain

When I was doing Bean more than…

 
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When I was doing Bean more than I’ve done him in the last few years, I did strange things – like appearing on chat shows in character as Mr. Bean.– Quote by Rowan Atkinson

I don’t see my old films, but…

 
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I don’t see my old films, but I think of the characters I played as friends, like the women I meet in my life who made strong impressions on me. I remember them and they are part of me.– Quote by Emmanuelle Beart

If you look at the game and…

 
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If you look at the game and everything, it’s not quite like looking at an animated film, because that’s total character. This, this is really movement, but it’s got funny little things if you look for the humor. They’re actually getting to the character.– Quote by Don Bluth

Your source material is the people you…

 
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Your source material is the people you know, not those you don’t know, but every character is an extension of the author’s own personality.– Quote by Edward Albee

We are starting off with our own…

 
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We are starting off with our own different characters and our own laws and everything, looking at Bruce Wayne and how he came to be the person that he was and how he comes to be this man that jumps around in the Bat suit.– Quote by Christian Bale

If you’re offered something, you’re not really…

 
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If you’re offered something, you’re not really sure exactly what is that they saw in you that they think is the character so it’s a little scary, I feel.– Quote by Julie Benz

My first duty to write a gripping…

 
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My first duty to write a gripping yarn. Second is to convey credible characters who make you feel what they feel. Only third comes the idea.– Quote by David Brin

Sometimes, you start with the drawing and…

 
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Sometimes, you start with the drawing and then the gag comes to you in the middle of it. That is when you start working on the solution of the gag, which is composition, placing, equilibrium, and character design.– Quote by Sergio Aragones

I would call it a comedy variety…

 
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I would call it a comedy variety show. We have some people just doing straight standup. We usually try to have one musical act of sort. So its just people being funny in different ways, not just sketch, not just standup, not just characters, all of those things.– Quote by Todd Barry

At first I was always cast as…

 
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At first I was always cast as the girlfriend. It was a long time before I got to play characters who were people.– Quote by Jacqueline Bisset

Our Nation is in great need of…

 
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Our Nation is in great need of young men and women of character to lead in every arena of our society.– Quote by Michael Burgess

The mask of the character was already…

 
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The mask of the character was already written into the show, but I actually lobbied for a denser and more complete mask than they initially considered.– Quote by Rene Auberjonois

I think almost always that what gets…

 
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I think almost always that what gets me going with a story is the atmosphere, the visual imagery, and then I people it with characters, not the other way around.– Quote by Ann Beattie

We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological,…

 
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We do not discuss the anatomical, physiological, and mental characteristics of man considered as an individual; but we are interested in the diversity of these traits in groups of men found in different geographical areas and in different social classes.– Quote by Franz Boas

I find interesting characters or lessons that…

 
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I find interesting characters or lessons that resonate with people and sometimes I write about them in the sports pages, sometimes I write them in a column, sometimes in a novel, sometimes a play or sometimes in nonfiction. But at the core I always say to myself, ‘Is there a story here? Is this something people want to read?’– Quote by Mitch Albom

But I learned that there’s a certain…

 
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But I learned that there’s a certain character that can be built from embarrassing yourself endlessly. If you can sit happy with embarrassment, there’s not much else that can really get to ya.– Quote by Christian Bale

I like playing flawed characters, people who…

 
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I like playing flawed characters, people who aren’t perfect.– Quote by Tom Berenger

The only time in my career prior…

 
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The only time in my career prior to that I played an evil character was in ‘The Twilight Zone’.– Quote by Morgan Brittany

In each of my characters there is…

 
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In each of my characters there is a little of me. Not strictly autobiographical but a little piece of my soul.– Quote by Dario Argento

I never act my characters – I…

 
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I never act my characters – I am them.– Quote by Drew Barrymore

Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a…

 
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Character contributes to beauty. It fortifies a woman as her youth fades. A mode of conduct, a standard of courage, discipline, fortitude, and integrity can do a great deal to make a woman beautiful.– Quote by Jacqueline Bisset

I don’t tend to think of these…

 
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I don’t tend to think of these characters as losers. I like the struggles that people have, people who are feeling like they don’t fit into society, because I still sort of feel that way.– Quote by Steve Buscemi

Every autobiography is concerned with two characters,…

 
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Every autobiography is concerned with two characters, a Don Quixote, the Ego, and a Sancho Panza, the Self.– Quote by W. H. Auden

Quite often my narrator or protagonist may…

 
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Quite often my narrator or protagonist may be a man, but I’m not sure he’s the more interesting character, or if the more complex character isn’t the woman.– Quote by Ann Beattie

Great ambition is the passion of a…

 
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Great ambition is the passion of a great character. Those endowed with it may perform very good or very bad acts. All depends on the principles which direct them.– Quote by Napoleon Bonaparte

It makes it fun. When an actor…

 
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It makes it fun. When an actor plays a character, you want what that character wants. Otherwise it doesn’t look authentic. So I really want to defeat Jimmy – I mean Jimmy as the character.– Quote by Alan Alda

I don’t think I’m like any of…

 
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I don’t think I’m like any of the characters I’ve played – they’re all really far from who I am.– Quote by Christian Bale

It’s not enough to hit the notes….

 
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It’s not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they’re not connecting with the characters they are portraying.– Quote by Bruce Beresford

‘W.’ is not necessarily a political film,…

 
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‘W.’ is not necessarily a political film, but it was sort of a contrasting reality for me to get into George W. Bush as a character because of how I felt about his administration before I started making the film.– Quote by Josh Brolin

What the statesman is most anxious to…

 
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What the statesman is most anxious to produce is a certain moral character in his fellow citizens, namely a disposition to virtue and the performance of virtuous actions.– Quote by Aristotle

People realize that Salieri is not the…

 
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People realize that Salieri is not the man we saw in the Amadeus movie. That man had no talent. It was a great movie, but the Salieri character was a big fiction.– Quote by Cecilia Bartoli

I’m a working actress able to make…

 
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I’m a working actress able to make choices based on characters rather than what I ‘should’ do for my career.– Quote by Selma Blair

I talked with Quentin about where the…

 
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I talked with Quentin about where the character came from, and he told me Kansas City. I don’t know how somebody talks from Kansas City, so I made him from New York.– Quote by Steve Buscemi

I probably read 100 times more than…

 
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I probably read 100 times more than I write, but that way when I move my characters through it, I know.– Quote by Jean M. Auel

I hope that I can get people…

 
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I hope that I can get people to read it without having to change it. Especially now that the strip has more different kinds of characters. It’s really not all lesbians any more.– Quote by Alison Bechdel

Example has more followers than reason. We…

 
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Example has more followers than reason. We unconsciously imitate what pleases us, and approximate to the characters we most admire.– Quote by Christian Nestell Bovee

Our system provides for a winner to…

 
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Our system provides for a winner to take office on January 20th, and he is expected to take command of the ship of state. Failure to do so, characterized by hesitation and indecision, will harm the national interest.– Quote by Richard V. Allen

I like the idea of movies having…

 
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I like the idea of movies having a magic element. How many times have you seen an actor in a movie who you know only as the character? It’s wonderful, isn’t it?– Quote by Christian Bale

The first movie I literally ever made…

 
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The first movie I literally ever made in my life was about two guys playing Stratego with each other. I had all my friends dressing up like the military characters in the game. So ‘Battleship’ is really my second board game turned movie!– Quote by Peter Berg

Character may be manifested in the great…

 
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Character may be manifested in the great moments, but it is made in the small ones.– Quote by Phillips Brooks

Character may almost be called the most…

 
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Character may almost be called the most effective means of persuasion.– Quote by Aristotle

During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed…

 
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During my eighty-seven years I have witnessed a whole succession of technological revolutions. But none of them has done away with the need for character in the individual or the ability to think.– Quote by Bernard Baruch

It’s the same as any role and…

 
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It’s the same as any role and I find that you can’t lump characters together; because they all have different life experiences, different reasons for being the way they are.– Quote by Brenda Blethyn

Today we affirm a new commitment to…

 
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Today we affirm a new commitment to live out our nation’s promise through civility, courage, compassion and character.– Quote by George W. Bush

Such as are your habitual thoughts, such…

 
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Such as are your habitual thoughts, such also will be the character of your mind; for the soul is dyed by the thoughts.– Quote by Marcus Aurelius

It’s a hard thing to age a…

 
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It’s a hard thing to age a character because you can’t really suddenly give someone gray hair.– Quote by Alison Bechdel

I became, and remain, my characters’ close…

 
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I became, and remain, my characters’ close and intent watcher: their director, never. Their creator I cannot feel that I was, or am.– Quote by Elizabeth Bowen

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