Quotes about Material Things

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Obviously one of the things that poets from Northern Ireland and beyond - had to try to make sense of was what was happening on a day-to-day political level.

Paul Muldoon

I sometimes worry that all the beautiful things have been made.

Robbie Coltrane

I learned very early that an audience would relax and look at things differently if they felt they could laugh with you from time to time. There's an energy that comes through the release of tension that is laughter.

Twyla Tharp

So, one of the things I was doing with the aliens in The Quiet Invasion was creating that advanced society which had ideas about morality and proper use of natural resources that were radically different from ours, as the Europeans were from the American Indians.

Sarah Zettel

So, you pick this stuff here and this stuff there and then you see things in certain ways and you start visualizing and thank God I get the chance to do this. It's really the greatest thing in the whole wide world.

Danny DeVito

Getting close to books, and spending time by myself, I was obliged to think about things I would never have thought about if I was busy romping around with a brother and sister.

Shelby Foote

Through him I began to look at broader things, not denying race, but recognizing that culture was the issue, not race.

Stanley Crouch

Now the truth of the matter is that there are a lot of things people don't understand. Take the Einstein theory. Take taxes. Take love. Do you understand them? Neither do I. But they exist. They happen.

Dalton Trumbo

We put all these things together into a tangible product that is The Rock N' Roll Mystery Tour.

Nina Blackwood

I became a loner. I became a mountain man. A lot of those things are very good qualities and they help you do your work, help you be singular and keep the artistic integrity of your work intact, but they don't make it very easy to live your life.

John Milius

I've always chosen incredibly different roles and things that are quite offbeat. That way you're not limited.

Anna Friel

People do want to know the personal things. How far is too far to go with personal lives?

Mary Hart

I never - you know also one of the things that would save me for a man my age, it was not that easy to lose that much weight and fall down and look like something draped.

Karl Lagerfeld

I have seen flowers come in stony places And kind things done by men with ugly faces And the gold cup won by the worst horse at the races, So I trust too.

John Masefield

The reason people blame things on previous generations is that there's only one other choice.

Doug Larson

I'm not trying to clock scores in this lifetime, it's just that things are better now than they were like five, ten years ago. Music has gotten a lot better. There's a lot of people who are committed to - soulfully.

Jerry Garcia

I will say this about being an optimist-- even when things don't turn out well, you are certain they will get better.

Frank Hughes

Music and the music business are two different things.

Erykah Badu

You use simple brushstrokes in a screenplay for things over which you would take much greater pains in a novel.

Richard Russo

I once asked the most fabulous couple I know, Madonna and Guy Ritchie, how they kept things fresh despite having been married for almost seven months. 'It's a job, Al,' Guy told me. 'We work at it every day.'

Al Franken
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