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I never really thought about myself being in really big movies at all. In fact, I always though I'd do, I don't know, smaller movies is not quite the right word, but more character-oriented, dramatic things. I took myself a little bit seriously.
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I really love research. It's one of the things I love most about my job. I feel like it's me in the lab cooking up the character.
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I think I have written the things I was put on Earth to write.
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With singing, the name of the game is to make yourself believable. When somebody hears you sing a song, and they say, 'Oh, that must have happened to him,' that's when you know you're transmitting. It's like being a good actor. You make people feel things, emotions and what not.
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A builder is like a little god - somebody who does things, doesn't just draw things.
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The more I push myself to really live and really experience things and step outside of my comfort zone, the more the songs are allowed to flow.
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I'm not preaching about things you should do, I'm not political or anything. I'm probably not the best role model.
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I have known several presidents quite well, including my husband, and I worked closely with President George W. Bush and the White House then after 9/11, and I served with President Obama. I disagree with all three of those presidents on certain things.
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When I look at acting careers that I really admire, I see that it's been a precise decision-making process for these people. They make decisions based on what they love, and they do only the things that they are passionate about. They play only characters that they can't stop thinking about.
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The norm is white, apparently, in the view of people who see things in that way. For them, the only reason you would introduce a black character is to introduce this kind of abnormality. Usually, it's because you're telling a story about racism or at least about race.
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You always get one or two people that aren't going to be saying nice things. It doesn't really bother me, but you're always going to get a few people like that.
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One of the things that's interesting to me is I find things like caffeine and stunts actually relax me. When they're putting a bit of gel on my arm and lighting me on fire, or when I'm about to go into a high-speed car chase or rev a motorcycle up pretty fast, I find everything else around me slows down.
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When I was 9, my parents let me take a cab to the mall all by myself. I had hardly any money to spend, but I did have a very specific list of things I wanted to do: buy cookies and sit on the furniture at Sears.
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There are only five things you can do in baseball - run, throw, catch, hit and hit with power.
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Writing novels is largely about endurance and patience. I take a lot of breaks, hit walls, and go do something else while I think things through. But I do it every day, and I try to treat it as a job, something that is not dictated by whimsy or muses.
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I sometimes think the theatre is more demanding because it requires things you don't have in films, like it requires you to make the people in the front row believe you and not look an idiot to them while the people right at the back can hear you.
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I think that many things that go on in an art school have a tendency to undermine confidence, and that shouldn't be part of the ballgame, ever.
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I know, in my heart of hearts, I don't do things for money.
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Heart, Hearts, Know, Money, Things
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The poet ranks far below the painter in the representation of visible things, and far below the musician in that of invisible things.
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I'm not the sort of writer who can plan out things. Mostly I have no idea where I'm going.
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I think I'm very stoic. Death and dying are things that I'm used to.
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If you wish to appear agreeable in society, you must consent to be taught many things which you know already.
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What's true for churches is true for other institutions: the older and more organized they get, the less adaptable they become. That's why the most resilient things in our world - biological life, stock markets, the Internet - are loosely organized.
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Hamlet, that's the only role there is, finally. The only role. After that, you settle down and only do the fun things on stage.
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The moral case for individual initiative in a free economy holds that people have a God-given right to use their creativity to produce things that improve our lives.

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