Author : A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z


Total Quotes : 40
Natural Some

I film normal-life subjects in natural settings that some people would consider uncinematic. But what I want to show is nature itself, as the truth of life.

- Abbas Kiarostami

Private Lives

By virtue of our private property society, we have disconnected individuals from the land. We have put them in high rises and asked them to live their lives in urban settings, disconnected from the land.

- Adam Dell

Give Will

Google's screen for privacy settings does give you more options for what you share than Apple's does. But it's not a complete list, and people aren't aware of whether or not that information will go to a third party.

- Al Franken

Some Set

Some programs - especially games - require that your system be set to a particular color depth and resolution. Often such special settings are different from your usual mode, though.

- Charles Petzold

Driven Characters

As a writer, I'm driven by settings. Others are driven by characters or predicaments, but with me, settings come first.

- Jim Lynch

Going Everybody

Look at the problem of drug-resistant TB in the world. Look at HIV in the world. What's going to be required for everybody in the long run is the ability to do complex health interventions in poor settings.

- Jim Yong Kim

Real Obviously

Settings are obviously important - and as a writer, you have to respect what was real at the time of the story you're writing. But the real key to success lies in finding the right characters to carry that story.

- Joan Lingard

Green Bother

It doesn't bother me to work with so much green screen. I prefer real settings obviously.

- Joe Flanigan

Pretty Like

I screw up on the delay settings, so pretty much everything is manually done by me - I don't have those presets like the Edge has.

- Joey Santiago

Cemeteries Van

I have ten thousand memories of myself writing alone in basements, bizarre servant quarters, cemeteries, deserted fountains, the band van, and other awkward settings.

- Josh Malerman

Quick Very

Every collaboration helps you grow. With Bowie, it's different every time. I know how to create settings, unusual aural environments. That inspires him. He's very quick.

- Brian Eno

Concrete Using

But at the beginning it was clear to me that concrete poetry was peculiarly suited for using in public settings. This was my idea, but of course I never really much got the chance to do it.

- Ian Hamilton Finlay

Big Loud

It's not about how loud you turn the amp up. That's not what makes it sound big. What makes it sound big is fooling around with different delays and reverb settings.

- Brian Setzer

Product Been

Embrace's infant warmers are a novel solution. The product has been designed specifically for resource-constrained settings.

- Jane Chen

Made Languages

Good buildings make and are made by their settings, and they are appropriately different in different locations. Climate, culture, topography and materials have helped create regional architectural languages that seem curiously right for their locations and for all times.

- Jaquelin T. Robertson

Rule About

Rule one: Write about settings you're familiar with.

- Jeffery Deaver

Love Characters

I love inventing worlds and characters and settings and scenarios.

- Jerry B. Jenkins

Role Given

When playing a role, I would feel more comfortable, as you're given a prescribed way of behaving. So, both Facebook and theatre provide contrived settings that provide the illusion of social interaction.

- Jesse Eisenberg

Dancing Musical

Shakespeare is rhythmic; he is musical in the sense that he likes poetry, and he's musical because he constantly refers to settings where there's singing and dancing.

- Kenneth Branagh

Think I Think

I think there's so much negative influence on children in school settings. It becomes learning by rote to pass a test. It's not contextualized.

- Esperanza Spalding

Want Maybe

My books are comedies; I want to take my readers on a jet-setting romp, make them laugh, make them swoon at the beautiful settings, and maybe even make their mouths water at all the food.

- Kevin Kwan

Think Always

I always think of buildings in their settings, but so do other architects.

- Philip Johnson

Book Featured

'Irma Voth' is my sixth book, but it's only the third time I've featured Mennonite settings and characters.

- Miriam Toews

Think Most

I think most fiction focuses on uncomfortable settings because that's interesting.

- N. K. Jemisin

Same Identical

If you do two versions of a film, they should be identical. With the same frames and settings.

- Marcel Carne

Virtual Occur

Friction and misunderstandings often occur when communicating across generations. It gets even more challenging when working across virtual settings.

- Raymond Arroyo

Lunch Placed

The Bar Room has a corner table placed strategically at a point diagonally across from the entrance. the table of tables in the setting of settings in the building of buildings. In the religion of lunch, this is the holy of holies.

- Raymond Sokolov

Made Based

The comics I made from 1990 to 1997 were largely based in vaguely urban, vaguely dystopic settings because that was my reference point for comics storytelling in general.

- Nate Powell


If a novelist has created vivid characters, interesting relationships, settings the reader can easily imagine, and intriguing stories, a screenwriter has loads to work with. The challenge comes with deciding what to cut and what to keep.

- Seth Grahame-Smith

Bad Period

When times are bad, people like to lose themselves in the sheer glamour of another period: beautiful wardrobes, magnificent meals served in elegant settings.

- Shirley MacLaine

Romance About

One of the things I enjoy most about writing historical romance is researching inspiring backgrounds and settings.

- Nicola Cornick

Limited Very

'The Black Magician Trilogy' was about a conflict between countries and was very limited and almost claustrophobic in its range of settings, while 'The Age of the Five' was about a conflict between continents.

- Trudi Canavan

New Big

It's a big, big advantage because understanding what changes we might make takes time and it takes time to work out settings and to understand everything about the new machine.

- Valentino Rossi

Abuse Facilitate

Child abuse and neglect offend the basic values of our state. We have a responsibility to provide safe settings for at-risk children and facilitate permanent placement for children who cannot return home.

- Matt Blunt

Love Same Thing

If what you know and what you love are the same thing, that's great. But if not, write what you love. I love history, secrets, conspiracies, action, adventure, international settings.

- Steve Berry

Deal Stories

My stories deal with multicultural situations as well as multigenerational settings.

- Patricia Polacco

Listening Prefer

I prefer listening to talking, reading to socializing, and cozy chats to group settings.

- Susan Cain

Other Surreal

Desire suppressed finds its way into other more surreal settings, into dreams.

- Susan Minot

United States

I absorbed as many Impressionist paintings as I could, in Parisian museums and in many museums in the United States and in books, looking for clues to architecture, clothing, settings.

- Susan Vreeland

Image Including

We want to convey that the modern-day GOP looks like the conservative party that stands on principles. But we want to apply them to urban-suburban hip-hop settings. We need to uptick our image with everyone, including one-armed midgets.

- Michael Steele