quote by Jimmy Smits

Just give me a good role that allows me to hone my craft, and I am a pretty happy camper.

— Jimmy Smits

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My advice for anyone who wants to follow in my footsteps: create your own path, hone your talent, be ready to show your talent, and don't doubt yourself.

You have to continue to believe in yourself, know your value and continue to work on honing your skills. I was rejected by everyone but here I sit. So you have to stay in the game, you can't just fall apart. Hopefully those challenges will make you stronger, it did for me.

Things in the ring are definitely bigger, so that you can see them.

But the movie world is completely different, and you have to hone things down because when that camera is so tight on you and so intimate and right up in your face, it's going to catch every little thing that you give it, and it's very easy to overdo it.

Many psychopaths describe the traditional treatment programmes as finishing schools where they hone their skills. Where they find out that there are lots of techniques they had not thought about before.

How can we expect young people to be rooted in things such as character, morality and honesty? How is one supposed to be at once an arrow soaring skyward and an oak planted firmly in the ground? The meritocratic culture hones strivers on every aspect of their lives save one - how to cultivate character.

Hone and spread your spirit till you yourself are a sail, whetted, translucent, broadside to the merest puff.

A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.

Obstacles do not appear in your way in order to stop you.

Rather, they appear in order to strengthen and hone you and your plans. They are not your enemy. They are your secret ally, but only if you treat them as friendly forces of nature.

A fellow who has a funny bone can learn to hone his skills, but I don't think you can develop a funny bone - you either have it or you don't. And by the way - when you get it, we don't know it.

The main thing experience has taught me is that one has to sort of hone their relationship to time, you know.

Whether it's a letter, song lyrics, part of a novel, or instructions on how to fix a kitchen sink, it's writing. You keep your craft honed, you acquire the discipline to finish things. You turn into a self-taskmaster.

Sex as something beautiful may soon disappear.

Once it was a knife so finely honed the edge was invisible until it was touched and then it cut deep. Now it is so blunt that it merely bruises and leaves ugly marks.

I hunt deer because I love the entire process;

the preparation, the excitement, and sustained suspense of trying to match my woods lore against the finely honed instincts of these creatures.

No one achieves greatness by becoming a generalist.

You don't hone a skill by diluting your attention to its development. The only way to get to the next level is focus.

A family is a place where principles are hammered and honed on the anvil of everyday living.

...It's an unmeetable level of writing. But even if it's something I feel like I can't ever attain, it doesn't crush my spirit. I figured out early on that you gotta find your own strengths and hone them rather than trying to emulate something that impresses you.

If someone thinks, 'I'll spend the off season working on my fitness and I'll come back a better cricketer,' I don't think that's enough. You need to spend a lot of time working on your skills and honing your skills.

Receptivity requires a nimbleness, a fine-honed sensitivity in order to let one's self be the vehicle of whatever vision may emerge.

Do not leave your reputation to chance or gossip;

it is your life's artwork, and you must craft it, hone it, and display it with the care of an artist.

What makes Disney movies and Pixar movies always so good, hey take time and they're constantly honing, and tweaking, and rejiggering things, and taking influences from every cog, including myself, that can help. Any place where there can be inspiration. They make every moment very layered and very rich.

A dispassionate white sun shone at the summit of the sky.

I wanted to hone myself on it till I grew saintly and thin and essential as the blade of a knife.

Talent is a dreadfully cheap commodity, cheaper than table salt.

What separates the talented individual from the successful one is a lot of hard work and study; a constant process of honing. Talent is a dull knife that will cut nothing unless it is wielded with great force.

A curiosity prompt heightens the senses and hones compositional ability.

One reason I encourage people to blog is that the act of doing it stretches your available vocabulary and hones a new voice.

One of the few graces of getting old - and God knows there are few graces - is that if you've worked hard and kept your nose to the grindstone, something happens: The body gets old but the creative mechanism is refreshed, smoothed and oiled and honed. That is the grace. That is what's happening to me.

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Partly I was honing my self-consciousness into a torture device, sharp and efficient enough to last me the rest of my life.

The journalistic vision sharpens to the point of maximum impact every event, every individual and social configuration; but the honing is uniform.

The knives of jealousy are honed on details.

I was always the Class Clown and over time became very good at it.

I started doing comedy on stage at the Dallas Comedy Corner where I honed my skills by watching guys like Garry Shandling, Robin Williams, Jay Lena and more.

Sometimes I write music, sometimes I don't.

I think I'm just writing more what's close to my heart, and musical stuff is close to my heart, and it's fun to write, and when something's fun to write you don't think about what statement you're trying to make or what genre you're trying to hone in on.

You can increase your problem-solving skills by honing your question-asking ability.

Free enterprise empowers entrepreneurs who have ideas and imagination, investors who take risks, and workers who hone their skills and offer their labor.

I grew up studying ballet; I grew up honing my craft.

I'm pretty selective. I generally edit the contact sheets and then do work prints. Because I have my own lab and printers, I can afford the luxury of going through the contact sheets for black-and-white, making up work prints, seeing them big, and honing them down.

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