Invention, my dear friends, is 93% perspiration, 6% electricity, 4% evaporation, and 2% butterscotch ripple— Gene Wilder
Uplifting Books And Movies quotations
There comes a point in your life when you need to stop reading other people's book and write your own.
If you don't encourage healthy sexual expression in public, you get unhealthy sexual expression in private. If you attempt to suppress sex in books, magazines, movies and even everyday conversation, you aren't helping to make sex more private, just more hidden. You're keeping sex in the dark. What we've tried to do is turn on the lights.
Never go in against a Sicilian when death is on the line.
There comes a day when you realize turning the page is the best feeling in the world, because you realize there is so much more to the book than the page you were stuck on.
We have to choose between what is right, and what is easy.
Hokey religions and ancient weapons are no match for a good blaster at your side, kid.
Happy Hunger Games! And may the odds be ever in your favor.
Each time you read a book, a tree smiles knowing there's life after death.
So long, and thanks for all the fish.
I don't know what your childhood was like, but we didn't have much money.
We'd go to a movie on a Saturday night, then on Wednesday night my parents would walk us over to the library. It was such a big deal, to go in and get my own book.
It's almost like these games are the modern day comic books, especially when you play Alone in the Dark. There's a real story that goes along with it and a movie seemed like the right kind of transition to make.
You dont have to burn books to destroy a culture. Just get people to stop reading them.
Do not pity the dead, Harry. Pity the living, and, above all those who live without love.
I'm going to give you a little advice.
There's a force in the universe that makes things happen. And all you have to do is get in touch with it, stop thinking, let things happen, and be the ball.
Maybe every other American movie shouldn't be based on a comic book.
Other countries will think Americans live in an infantile fantasy land where reality is whatever we say it is and every problem can be solved with violence.
The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one which makes you think.
Because we grew up surrounded by big dramatic story arcs in books and movies, we think our lives are supposed to be filled with huge ups and downs. So people pretend there is drama where there is none.
I love sports, as all Bostonians seem to. I love books and movies, as all writers seem to.
Whether it is the cavemen in the caves thousands of years ago, Shakespeare plays, television, movies and books, stories and characters take us on a journey. All I do is tell those stories without scripts and without actors.
A book is a dream that you hold in your hand.
Bite off more than you can chew, then keep chewing.
This is a jury of your peers. They watch the same TV movies. They belong to Oprah’s Book Club. You can take any monster, slap a bad dad into his past, and all of a sudden he’s just another lost soul, lashing out. And you were the poor lady that got in the way. They’ll argue you lacked compassion. You were the one who took things too far.
One Ring to rule them all, One Ring to find them, One Ring to bring them all and in the darkness bind them.
I went away in my head, into a book.
There are certain emotions in your body that not even your best friend can sympathize with, but you will find the right film or the right book, and it will understand you.
The road goes ever on and on
When I was a boy, I always saw myself as a hero in comic books and in movies.
I grew up believing this dream.
WIth freedom, books, flowers, and the moon, who could not be happy.
Sometimes you just can't get rid of a bomb!
About three things I was absolutely positive.
First, Edward was a vampire. Second, there was a part of him - and I didn’t know how potent that part might be - that thirsted for my blood. And third, I was unconditionally and irrevocably in love with him.
Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!
There comes a time when you have to choose between turning the page and closing the book.
It's always hard when you're playing someone for a lot of people out there who are going to see the movie after reading the books. There's a communion between a reader and the writer, so people will have an idea who Sirius Black is and I might not be everyone's idea of that.
I'm gonna make sure everybody get their justice.
This the year for business, this the year for my book, this the year for the movie and this the year for getting even. I'm on my way.
We’re really lucky to live in a planet that has so much music.
We could be living in some bland planet that had no music, no movies, no books, just a bunch of people going around having jobs and things like that. To me that would be a really miserable place, you know, to me music is what makes this world a really fun place to be, you know?
A room without books is like a body without a soul.
I am a leaf on the wind. Watch how I soar!
When I was a child I was a dreamer. I read comic books, and I was the hero of the comic book. I saw movies, and I was the hero in the movie. So every dream I have ever dreamed has come true a thousand times.
And so the lion fell in love with the lamb.
If I'm ever stranded, I hope it's in a bookstore.
You have the power to pause stuff and you have the power to go to the bathroom.
You can do whatever you want in your own home. It's a much more relaxed thing. It's more like a book, it seems to me. That's kind of the way I watch movies.
All Quiet on the Western Front.
Books and movies are like apples and oranges. They both are fruit, but taste completely different.
For my Perfect Chemistry series, I did movie-style book trailers, and my fans went crazy for them.
So they ended up turning this little twenty eight page book into the movie.
And it's all about this stinky, smelly ogre who doesn't care what anybody thinks of him.