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Thrilling

Total Quotes : 82
Think I Think

There is nothing more thrilling in this world, I think, than having a child that is yours, and yet is mysteriously a stranger.

- Agatha Christie

Still Gig

I was just thrilled to get the gig to begin with. Ten years later to still have it is not only thrilling but also somewhat of a puzzlement.

- Al Roker

Truth May

An unexciting truth may be eclipsed by a thrilling lie.

- Aldous Huxley

Small Very

I've got nothing against big-budget values. I mean, I was very proud of 'The Avengers,' the part that I played in it, albeit a small one. It was thrilling to be part of it. But it's so huge that you can never really wrap your mind around it.

- Alexis Denisof

Been Great Way

It's a great way to start the day, hearing you've been nominated for an Emmy. It's just thrilling.

- Allison Janney

Which Stories

It's a thrilling world, and people really like stories about secrets, which is the essence of a spy drama.

- Andrew Scott

Training Being

My knowledge of science came from being with Carl, not from formal academic training. Carl gave me a thrilling tutorial in science and math that lasted the 20 years we were together.

- Ann Druyan

Bad Crushing

Praise and criticism seem to me to operate exactly on the same level. If you get a great review, it's really thrilling for about ten minutes. If you get a bad review, it's really crushing for ten minutes. Either way, you go on.

- Ann Patchett

Death Movie

Growing up, I was a huge fan of horror movies. There's nothing more fun than going into a movie with a smile because you know you're going to be scared to death. There's something thrilling about sitting there waiting for a scare to happen.

- Ashley Bell

Journey Actual

My team and I used the actual footage to create a three-act story of the life of Ayrton Senna. There are no talking heads and no voiceover. Senna narrates his own epic, dramatic, thrilling journey.

- Asif Kapadia

Alive Images

The general effect of viewing 'Jumanji' is thrilling. I was able to see on film a thing that at one point had only existed in my imagination. I got to see the images from my book come alive.

- Chris Van Allsburg

Terrifying Flies

I am a father, and sometimes I want to stay close to home. By varying the workplace, it gives me space to breathe. I enjoy theatre because it reminds me I'm mortal, and it's terrifying when it goes wrong but the most thrilling experience when it flies.

- Colin Salmon

Very Action Hero

Playing Mark Antony in Julius Caesar was the most thrilling thing I've done. You get these speeches that were written for men, and you're running around like an action hero, climbing scaffolding and beating people up. It was very freeing.

- Cush Jumbo

Pretty Bombay

I loved being in Bombay. It was a pretty thrilling place to walk around and explore.

- Dan Futterman

Question Going

Let me just tell you how thrilling it really is, and how, what a challenge it is, because in 1988 the question is whether we're going forward to tomorrow or whether we're going to go past to the - to the back!

- Dan Quayle

Someone Wants

As thrilling as it was, speechwriting is ultimately frustrating for someone who wants to be a writer.

- David Frum

Want Entertain

The essential gesture of the contemporary novel is to get people to turn the page, to entertain them, and I hate that. I want a novel where the gesture is towards existential investigation on every page. That, to me, is thrilling.

- David Shields

Anybody Entitled

You only have one go at life, which is thrilling. Only you can make yourself into who you want to be. Don't blame anybody else. You are entitled to free fresh air, and that's it. Do the rest yourself.

- Joanna Lumley

More Other

For me, working on stage is much more exhausting than all the other mediums, but it's also much more thrilling.

- John Lithgow

Goal Lives

People are afraid of their own lives. Shouldn't your goal be to have a meaningful life? Unknown, mysterious, thrilling?

- John McAfee

Death Raising

It's thrilling. There's birth and death and frustration and victory in raising horses. It's like a little microcosm of life is built into the short lives of these creatures.

- John Phillips

Experience Other

I'm all for streaming, and I do think it's thrilling that a gazillion people can see our film the day it drops. On the other hand, I'm a fierce believer of the theatergoing experience. My hope would be that films can be enjoyed in both ways, that there's room for both.

- Jonathan Demme

Distinction

When I was a kid, there was no distinction between a movie about old people or young people. It was either funny or not. It was either entertaining or not. It was either exciting or not. It was either thrilling or not.

- Joseph Bologna

I Think Part

It would be thrilling if I could be boycotted or something. I think that's part of the thrill Madonna gets, when you know you've hit a nerve. But that doesn't scare me. To me what would be a lot scarier would be like appearing on an episode of 'Full House' or something.

- Julie Brown

Think Romeo

And I just think that to introduce an unknown Shakespeare is thrilling, too - not to do Hamlet or Romeo and Juliet, to do the richer Shakespeare. People will come to this and not know the story.

- Julie Taymor

Solitary Hundred

A novelist writes a novel, and people read it. But reading is a solitary act. While it may elicit a varied and personal response, the communal nature of the audience is like having five hundred people read your novel and respond to it at the same time. I find that thrilling.

- August Wilson

Some Brought

Occasionally I get messages from women saying that I've brought them some joy, and that's unbelievably thrilling.

- Gwendoline Christie

Life Literary

People like to pigeonhole. People like to label - not just books and movies, but everything in their life. If people want to call me 'literary horror,' I guess that's fine. What I'm trying to do is be both thrilling and thought-provoking.

- Benjamin Percy

London Country

The whole scale and scope of the decorating and fashion business in this country are incomparably grander than in London. What's thrilling about America in general, and the New York fashion scene in particular, is its optimism. It makes the whole experience energizing and uplifting.

- Hamish Bowles

Like Saddle

There is nothing like going on a stage. You are in the saddle, and you've got to ride that horse, and there's nothing more thrilling and exhilarating.

- Beth Grant

War About

Writing a novel about World War II and the French Resistance was a challenge both sobering and thrilling.

- Bobbie Ann Mason

Men Needs

Every man needs two women: a quiet home-maker, and a thrilling nymph.

- Iris Murdoch

Voice Real

With a creature, there's no voice, so the eyes become the voice. When you get eye-to-eye contact, a real connection, it's limitless - and incredibly thrilling.

- Jamie Wyeth

Believe Away

I worked on movies with a lot of violence when I was a cinematographer, and it always bothered me. It's a personal thing. I wouldn't want my kids to see it. I certainly believe that freedom of expression shouldn't be taken away, but I also believe you can make movies that are thrilling and exciting without too much violence.

- Jan de Bont

Doing Other

I just find it thrilling, especially when I totally lock in to the person that I am doing and I'm really flying... I suppose I am hiding myself when I sing as these other people.

- Jane Horrocks

Two Why

That's also why comedy and horror are my two favorite genres of film to write, because you get these outbursts of emotion from people, laughter and shock, and it's really thrilling, and I like to be thrilled.

- Diablo Cody

Moment Still

That's an amazing moment, the first time you hear yourself on radio. It's still thrilling.

- Janis Ian

Love Think

I'd love to do a comedy. I'm terrified of comedy. I don't think I'm funny, but I guess that's why it's so thrilling.

- Jared Padalecki

Year Whole

I have to say that it was a thrilling ride to be on 'Terriers.' It was this odd circumstance where it was really loved by the people it was loved by, but it didn't do well. In fairness to FX, they were just so generous in keeping it on the air the whole year.

- Donal Logue

I Think Anybody

Exploring is an innate part of being human. We're all explorers when we're born. Unfortunately, it seems to get drummed out of many of us as we get older, but it's there, I think, in all of us. And for me that moment of discovery is just so thrilling, on any level, that I think anybody that's experienced it is pretty quickly addicted to it.

- Edith Widder

Terrifying Very

There were also horror shows on the radio. Very terrifying and thrilling to me as a kid. They had all these creepy sound effects. They would come on at ten o'clock at night, and I just would scare myself to death.

- Jessica Hagedorn

Bad Been

Working with Bryan Cranston on 'Breaking Bad' has been totally thrilling because he is so clear in his approach.

- Jessica Hecht

Same Badly

To create something new is both thrilling and excruciating at the same time. It's great to have all these choices in front of you, and to have the writers in the room so you know exactly what they meant. But the downside is you want so badly not to screw it up!

- Kate Baldwin

Thought Away

I would do the occasional score. I thought it was the most thrilling thing. It was instant. You made the music and they played it right away to millions of people. I found it thrilling.

- Elmer Bernstein

Through Bucks

There's a strange sense of accomplishment in making an independent film. Everything's against you; there's no time, and even less money - you bring a bottle of glue, chip in twenty bucks, and hope you all make it through the day. If you manage to finish it and it actually turns out to be pretty good, it's thrilling.

- Eric Stoltz

Deep Buy

There's a deep underlying unpredictability to life that is thrilling. In China, my wife would say you go out to buy toilet paper, and you come back, and something interesting or revealing or funny happened on the way.

- Evan Osnos

Will Directed

The film of tomorrow will not be directed by civil servants of the camera, but by artists for whom shooting a film constitutes a wonderful and thrilling adventure.

- Francois Truffaut

See First Time

Thrilling, thrilling to see yourself on a baseball card for the first time.

- Freddie Freeman

Play Flies

Writing a tribe is fun. They have their own language, their own slang; they repeat it, and it becomes part of the texture of the play. For a writer, that's thrilling. That's when my pen flies.

- Laura Wade

Artist Some

Sometimes I read a biography of some tempestuous artist and find myself longing for fireworks! booze! bloody fights!; I do think that life must be so much more thrilling when you're actively miserable.

- Lauren Groff

Christ Holy

Feast of the Holy Innocents The most thrilling thing you can ever do is win someone to Christ. And it's contagious. Once you do it, you don't want to stop.

- Luis Palau

Fact May

The lack of women directors is a sad fact of life. Kathryn Bigelow's thrilling Best Director win may help turn things around.

- Lynda Obst

Whole Before

Now, as a writer, the whole world is your nail polish display, and what's more, you can help yourself. A thrilling, colourful array of gorgeous human peculiarity revolves before your eyes, and you still can't quite believe it's all yours for the taking.

- Lynn Coady

Play Imagine

I can't imagine anything more debilitating, anything more challenging, anything more thrilling than to get on a stage and do any kind of play. It is such a vulnerable place for any actor to be in.

- Michelle Monaghan

Rising Rather

Evolution was far more thrilling to me than the biblical account. Who would not rather be a rising ape than a falling angel? To my juvenile eyes, Darwin was proved true every day. It doesn't take much to make us flip back into monkeys again.

- Terry Pratchett

Lunch Country

American society to me and my brother was thrilling because, first of all, the food made noise. We were so excited about Rice Krispies and Coca-Cola. We had only silent food in our country, and we loved listening to our lunch and breakfast.

- Mike Nichols

Buy Became

Fame was thrilling only until it became grueling. Money was fun only until you ran out of things to buy.

- Gloria Swanson

My Life Very

I'm 23, so I'm not done with my life. But acting, definitely, out of what I've done so far, makes me feel the most alive and is very invigorating and thrilling. So I figured I might as well try it for a while.

- Grace Gummer

Feet Your

You don't get on your feet if you don't have to, you know. And these people were on their feet rockin', and that was thrilling for David and I, absolutely.

- Graham Nash

Nothing More

There's nothing more thrilling than watching great actors say things that you wrote and bring them to life.

- Greta Gerwig

Emotions Young

It's such a thrilling part about being in a relationship at a young age, and all your feelings are apocalyptic, all your emotions are so huge.

- Marc Webb

Chapter Too Late

My goal as a novelist is to create smart entertainment, books that keep bright people up too late, that make them want to read just one more chapter. Books that have ideas threaded in amidst the thrilling bits, ideas that I hope linger even after people close the book.

- Marcus Sakey

Sail Springboard

Loki in 'Thor' is the most incredible springboard into a sort of excavation of the darker aspects of human nature. So that was thrilling, coming back knowing that I'd built the boat and now I could set sail into choppier waters.

- Tom Hiddleston

No Question

My intent was to gain experience for fiction I eventually hoped to write. But there's no question I was drawn in by the hope that journalism would be a creative, thrilling environment.

- Tom Rachman

Business Most

No matter what part of the business you want to be in, live performances are the most thrilling.

- Nell Carter

Attitudes Truths

Certainly one of the surprising truths of having a book published is realizing that your book is as open to interpretation as an abstract painting. People bring their own beliefs and attitudes to your work, which is thrilling and surprising at the same time.

- Marisha Pessl

Journey Been

It's been a thrilling journey - I have had to really learn that an orchestra is an entity - it's a creature. I have been calling it the dragon and the conductor is the dragon tamer. And you just have to... ride and don't let go and you will be fine.

- Tori Amos

Through Mostly

I was reading The Bible a lot through my 20s, mostly the Old Testament, just because I was knocked out by the language and the stories. I felt that the God being talked about there, who was this insane, vindictive patriarch - it was kind of thrilling, and titillated something in me at the time.

- Nick Cave

Informative Yeah

Disney is thrilling and informative and important and beautiful and suspect. Butts was a detail I observed later and definitely ties in. I suppose I was programmed, yeah.

- Mark Morris

Other I Think

I think rap in the street when they have rap competitions is thrilling because these kids are making it up and having a go at each other. They've got something to say. This is about getting their frustrations out.

- Nigel Lythgoe

Next Submit

It's thrilling to be onstage and to not know, literally, what the next moment is going to bring. To just submit to the not-knowing-ness of it.

- Norbert Leo Butz

More Would

There would be nothing more thrilling than to win a championship.

- Stan Kroenke

Feet Snaps

Soledad Barrio is clearly a master - of thrilling steps and passionate movement. She stalks, she circles, she struts, she snaps her head - her feet drill the stage.

- Robert Gottlieb

Love Part

There's a great joy in my giving. It's thrilling. It's exhilarating. It's important to be a part of sharing. It is my love. It is my joy.

- W. Clement Stone

Concert Show

I've done a show at the Largo Theater called The 'Thrilling Adventure Hour.' We read, like, radio teleplays. It's a send-up of radio dramas from the '30s and '40s. We just did a Kickstarter for that so that we can do a web series and a concert film.

- Paget Brewster

Actor Most

Theater is the most enriching and thrilling thing to do as an actor.

- Paul Rudd

Some Aimless

Painting keeps me occupied in those moments when travel can be aimless and even disorienting. Mainly it is a way to register at least some of the new impressions of a foreign place, when its thrilling barrage can sometimes overwhelm you.

- Susan Minot

Best Studied

It's definitely thrilling to know that you studied for something, and then you went in, and tried to do your best, and then somebody dug what you did.

- Paula Garces

Through Very

I try to write stories that are thrilling and full of mystery and funny all at the same time, stories that raise moral questions but come up with very few moral answers, stories that emotionally touch readers through the characters.

- William Lashner

Will Fiction

In fiction, the reader will make jumps with you. If you can make the reader make that leap with you, it's a thrilling moment for everyone.

- William Lashner

Terrifying Eager

In our town, Halloween was terrifying and thrilling, and there was a whiff of homicide. We'd travel by foot in the dark for miles, collecting candy, watching out for adults who seemed too eager to give us treats.

- Rosecrans Baldwin

Big Which

In all big cities the style of life is the same. Same endless array of restaurants; same big museums with the usual suspects; same anonymity, which can be thrilling when you're young but which I found got tiresome.

- Yann Martel