There are no rules in filmmaking. Only sins. And the cardinal sin is dullness.— Frank Capra
Romantic Cardinal Rules quotations
You don't learn to walk by following rules. You learn by doing and by falling over.
The cardinal rule for hosting the Miss USA and Miss Universe beauty pageants is to expect the unexpected.
There is only one cardinal rule: One must always listen to the patient.
People tend to make rules for others and exceptions for themselves.
Don't compare yourself to others you have no idea what their journey is all about.
Fortunately, I knew the cardinal rule of getting on with one's fellow cooks.
It applies in any kitchen and can be summed up in two short words: bust ass.
Make peace with your past - so it won't spoil the present!
Rule your mind or it will rule you.
The fourth (of the four cardinal virtues) is supportiveness: this manifests as service to others without expectation of reward. (Paraphrased: Such service is not a mere conforming to some external rule of behavior, but instead a manifestation of your original nature).
Time heals almost everything. Give time time.
Even overweight cats instinctively know the cardinal rule: when fat, arrange yourself in slim poses.
Know the rules well, so you can break them effectively.
Attention must be paid’ is the cardinal rule of design discipline, for the designer is above all someone who pays attention to the situation at hand.
I think the cardinal rule of learning to write is learning to read first.
I learned to write by learning to read.
No one is in charge of your happiness except you.
Never forget that intelligence rules the world and ignorance carries the burden. Therefore, remove yourself as far as possible from ignorance and seek as far as possible to be intelligent.
To me, the "tape" is the final arbiter of any investment decision.
I have a cardinal rule: Never fight the tape!
The job now is to institutionalize all of that [Vatican finances], and I wouldn't bet against Cardinal [George] Pell, who hasn't shied away from contact sports since his days as an Australian-rules football star.
There are three cardinal rules - don't take somebody else's boyfriend unless you've been specifically invited to do so, don't take a drink without being asked, and keep a scrupulous accounting in financial matters.
There are two rules for success: 1. Never tell everything you know.
Funny, but after trading for more than 15 years, I still am capable of forgetting a cardinal rule: The paper you own, in the end, will be intertwined with the fate of the 30-year bond.
What people think of you is none of your business.
If any sort of error is inexcusable, it's an incorrect phone number.
One of the cardinal rules of copy editing is that every phone number published must be checked.
Rule your mind or it will rule you.
Cardinal rule for all hitters with two strikes on them: Never trust the umpire.
A cardinal rule of bureaucracy is that it is better to extend an error than to admit a mistake.
In the casino, the cardinal rule is to keep them playing and to keep them coming back. The longer they play, the more they lose, and in the end, we get it all.
If you obey all the rules you miss all the fun.
One cardinal rule in behavioral medicine is that unless it is interfered with, your body knows exactly what it is doing and always does the best thing it can do under the circumstances. Consequently, if you are overweight, you may reasonably assume that the extra fat itself is your body's best adjustment to the circumstances you are providing.
Hillary Clinton follows a cardinal rule in politics - don't commit to a decision before you have to.
The primary duty of an exception handler is to get the error out of the lap of the programmer and into the surprised face of the user. Provided you keep this cardinal rule in mind, you can't go far wrong.
If you want to be successful, you must respect one rule. Never lie to yourself.
One cardinal rule of American journalism is that The New York Times Sunday Magazine is a chore, a bore, and a penance to be endured.
I made up my mind long ago to follow one cardinal rule in all my writing — to be clear.
What people don't realize is that intimacy has its conventions as well as ordinary social intercourse. There are three cardinal rules -- don't take somebody else's boyfriend unless you've been specifically invited to do so, don't take a drink without being asked, and keep a scrupulous accounting in financial matters.
Freedom prospers when religion is vibrant and the rule of law under god is acknowledged.
There's a cardinal rule that you don't talk about sharks. If you don't see it, it's not there.
When considering the Islamic world, Turkey is the best example of a country where democracy irreversibly gained a foothold despite religious and cultural traditions still respected today. With some reservation, this can be said about Pakistan, too, where we can observe dynamic political processes going on [and] governments change as a result of elections. In my opinion, it is up to the ruling elite to initiate cardinal changes.
It is no coincidence that one cardinal rule in brainwashing is to remove from the victim all photographs of himself and people he has known.
Those who tell the stories rule society.
Pick the assumptions to pieces till the stuff they are made of is exposed to plain view - this is the cardinal rule for understanding the basis of our beliefs.
[On filmmaking:] Cardinal rule: It's a youth business.
A cardinal rule of writing is never interrupt yourself to explain something.
If you must bring up an obscure topic, drop informative hints about it as you go along so that you don't end up with the entire explanation all in one place. This keeps you from skidding to a stop and sounding teacherish. Otherwise it's better to omit the obscure topic altogether, or as mothers might put it: if you can't say it interestingly, don't say it at all.
The very first as a cardinal rule for a person to build trust is to do must only that what is humanly just as that helps to wipe and wither away those parasitic people stuck to his life as dirt and dust.
I’ve broken a cardinal rule of art, music, and career paths: actors are supposed to act, and musicians are supposed to music. That’s how it works. You don’t buy fish from a dentist, or ask a plumber for financial advice, so why listen to an actor’s music?