To be honest with you, a lot of directors can be very lazy.
The question is not if we will be extremists, but what kind of extremists we will be. The nation and the world are in dire need of creative extremists.
I'm inspired by the poets, so I'm always going to give in that direction, rather than in any other. It's the making of me... and also the downfall of me.
People often complain about lack of time when lack of direction is the real problem.
Hollywood usually doesn't have strong woman in films like that, and it's stupid, so for the most part they're usually being directed and written by men.
It's fun to do something funny and have the director laughing. It makes you feel good.
There is a healthy fraternal rivalry, but nothing serious and we both have been looking for a project to do together. I guess he may direct me in a project some day.
No matter how long you have traveled in the wrong direction, you always have the choice to turn around.
I don't think anyone can really make up their mind and say, Now I'm going to be a director.
On the stage, you alone hold the key, and on the night you have to trust that the director has inspired you enough to take the material and run with it.
Do something everyday for no other reason than you would rather not do it, so that when the hour of dire need draws nigh, it may find you not unnerved and untrained to stand the test.
Be sure you put your feet int he right place, than stand firm.
Narcissist: psychoanalytic term for the person who loves himself more than his analyst; considered to be the manifestation of a dire mental disease whose successful treatment depends on the patient learning to love the analyst more and himself less.
I've stood up to producers before, and even a director.
I saw them being abusive. A lot of people on the set are scared to say stuff when they're not being treated right.
I believe that all the measures of the Government are directed to the purpose of making the rich richer and the poor poorer.
We can't direct the wind, but we can adjust the sails.
I believe sanity and realism can be restored to the teaching of Mathematical Statistics most easily and directly by entrusting such teaching largely to men and women who have had personal experience of research in the Natural Sciences.
I think this is a very good look at how to tackle this effort.
The resources and the talent are here, but now we've got to move forward with some sort of direction.
Monetary policy itself cannot sensibly be directed at reducing imbalances.
I can't always change the direction of the wind, but I can adjust my sails to always reach my destination.
I can move both of my eyes separately in different directions.
Investment banking has, in recent years, resembled a casino, and the massive scale of gambling losses has dragged down traditional business and retail lending activities as banks try to rebuild their balance sheets. This was one aspect of modern financial liberalisation that had dire consequences.
In dire economic times, movies are relatively inexpensive entertainment for the whole family.
Sometimes the smallest step in the right direction ends up being the biggest step of your life. Tip top if you must, but take the step.
The thing that fascinates me is that the way I came to film and television is extinct. Then there were gatekeepers, it was prohibitively expensive to make a film, to be a director you had to be an entrepreneur to raise money.
A lot of the films now are more focused on the visuals than on the actors.
I think all directors should go to drama school.
What you're seeing with Occupy Wall Street and the others are people who are unhappy and they're directing their unhappiness now toward Wall Street and toward those they think are doing too well in our society.
Efforts and courage are not enough without purpose and direction.
There was a point in time when I was in dire need of changing the way the model agency was working.
I was never one of those people who thought, 'What I really want to do is direct.' It never occurred to me.
If I don't direct a movie at some point, I've failed personally.
Your attitude determines your direction.
Actors rarely stay in touch with directors after they've filmed together. We go back to real life.
My very first news director said to me that it's better to be hated than to have viewers be neutral.
My obligation, if I become president, is to give another direction to Europe than the one that is being forced upon us today.
Management is doing things right; Leadership is doing the right things.
When I became CEO of Xerox 10 years ago, the company's situation was dire.
Debt was mounting, the stock sinking and bankers were calling. People urged me to declare bankruptcy, but I felt personally responsible for tens of thousands of employees.
Norwegian kids, they grow up well educated in film. So they have a lot of good directors there.
Most of the time nothing much is required of directors, which is a pity.
Your success in life will be in direct proportion to what you do after you do what you are expected to do.
I want to direct, produce, and write, learning as I go.
I will never become a director or a movie producer.
I was always looking at picture directing because I didn't know what to do! You can't be a movie director without real preparation.
I'd love to direct, I'd love to produce.
I'd love to learn all about it, and being around it all the time certainly helps.
Goals allow you to control the direction of change in your favor.