quote by Simon Beaufoy

As a child growing up in a grey-skied Yorkshire village, I would occasionally happen upon a Bollywood movie on the television. After a few minutes watching a bunch of sari-clad dancers cavorting on a Swiss mountain to tuneless music, I would switch over to some proper drama about housing estates and single mothers.

— Simon Beaufoy

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Watching television quote The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch the

The world will not be destroyed by those who do evil, but by those who watch them without doing anything.

There's nothing on it worthwhile, and we're not going to watch it in this household, and I don't want it in your intellectual diet.

Perhaps these ancient observatories like Stonehenge perennially impress modern people because modern people have no idea how the Sun, Moon, or stars move. We are too busy watching evening television to care what's going on in the sky.

Watching television quote Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.

Integrity is doing the right thing even when no one is watching.

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Our culture will become like it was during the medieval times when there truly was a cultural elite. The rest of the people will just watch television, which will be their only frame of reference.

When I was about 9, I had polio, and people were very frightened for their children, so you tended to be isolated. I was paralyzed for a while, so I watched television.

Television is not real life. In real life people actually have to leave the coffee shop and go to jobs.

Watching television quote One day you life will flash before your eyes, make sure it's worth watching.

One day you life will flash before your eyes, make sure it's worth watching.

NBA games are exciting to watch and have global appeal.

They are very popular in China. I do watch NBA games on television when I have time.

Tune your television to any channel it doesn't receive and about 1 percent of the dancing static you see is accounted for by this ancient remnant of the Big Bang. The next time you complain that there is nothing on, remember that you can always watch the birth of the universe.

Ants are so much like human beings as to be an embarrassment.

They farm fungi, raise aphids as livestock, launch armies into wars, use chemical sprays to alarm and confuse enemies, capture slaves... They do everything but watch television.

Watching television quote People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people the

People travel to faraway places to watch, in fascination, the kind of people they ignore at home.

Before I was shot, I always thought that I was more half-there than all-there - I always suspected that I was watching TV instead of living life. Right when I was being shot and ever since, I knew that I was watching television.

Children from the age of five to ten should watch more television.

Television depicts adults as rotten SOB's given to fistfights, gunplay, and other mayhem. Kids who believe this about grownups aren't likely to argue about bedtime.

Jogging is for people who aren't intelligent enough to watch television.

Watching television quote And we'll watch them fall, they stand in the way of love, and we will smoke them

And we'll watch them fall, they stand in the way of love, and we will smoke them all.

By exercise. I'll tell you one thing, you don't always have to be on the go. I sit around a lot, I read a lot, and I do watch television. But I also work out for two hours every day of my life, even when I'm on the road.

Television is where you watch people in your living room that you would not want near your house.

Gambling is not as destructive as war or as boring as pornography.

It is not as immoral as business or as suicidal as watching television. And the percentages are better than religion.

Watching television quote If you love someone, be brave to tell them, otherwise, be brave enough to watch

If you love someone, be brave to tell them, otherwise, be brave enough to watch them be loved by someone else.

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Pro wrestling has always been ingrained into American culture.

It was one of the first things that was ever on television, so everybody watched it.

Everyone has a purpose in life. Perhaps yours is watching television.

Ralph Waldo Emerson once asked what we would do if the stars only came out once every thousand years. No one would sleep that night, of course. The world would become religious overnight. We would be ecstatic, delirious, made rapturous by the glory of God. Instead, the stars come out every night, and we watch television.

Watching television quote Integrity is doing the right thing when no one is watching.

Integrity is doing the right thing when no one is watching.

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I still secretly believe that afternoons are the time for the test card and you shouldn't watch television when the sun is out.

I have this phobia: I don't like mirrors.

And I don't watch myself on television. If anything comes on, I make them shut it off, or I leave the room.

The young watch television twenty-four hours a day, they don't read and they rarely listen. This incessant bombardment of images has developed a hypertrophied eye condition that's turning them into a race of mutants. They should pass a law for a total reeducation of the young, making children visit the Galleria Borghese on a daily basis.

Watching television quote Watch you thoughts, for they become words. Watch you words, for they become acti

Watch you thoughts, for they become words. Watch you words, for they become actions. Watch your actions, for they become habits. Watch your habits, for the become you character. And watch your character, for it becomes your destiny. What we think, we become. My father always said that. And I think I am fine.

I'm very shy really. I spend a lot of time in my room alone reading or writing or watching television.

I think the love-hate is fundamental.

Everyone hates reality television, and everyone's watching it. Everyone hates Facebook, and everyone is on it.

Watching television in those days was not the same experience as it is today.

After years of listening to radio, we found the black-and-white images mesmerizing.

Watching television quote Take me as i am, Or watch me as i go.

Take me as i am, Or watch me as i go.

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If you really think about it, when watching television, you have product placement all the time.

I will always love film, the romance of film, sitting in the darkened room with strangers and watching a story for two hours - that will always remain and never be eroded by television.

But now I have a lot of little kids who watched Invader Zim whenever they could find it on television.

Watching television quote One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching.

One day your life will flash before your eyes. Make sure it's worth watching.

Sport is a product of human culture. America seems to need football at this state of our social development. When you get ninety million people watching a single game on television, it ... shows you that people need something to identify with.

Again and again parents describe...the trancelike nature of their children's television watching. The child's facial expression is transformed. The jaw is relaxed and hangs open slightly; the tongue rests on the front teeth. The eyes have a glazed, vacuous look.

People in the United States still have a 'Tarzan' movie view of Africa.

That's because in the movies all you see are jungles and animals . . . We [too] watch television and listen to the radio and go to dances and fall in love.

Watching television quote Watch what the idiots are doing, and do the opposite.

Watch what the idiots are doing, and do the opposite.

A lot of the television industry is so cookie-cutter.

In general, there are so many shows that are easy and bland to watch. You can tune in at any time and know exactly where you are in the story arc because it's pretty much the same every week.

I do not read newspapers. I do not watch television. I am not interested in current events, although I will occasionally discuss them if other people want to discuss them.

The only big ideas I've ever had came from daydreaming, but modern life keeps people from daydreaming. Every moment of the day your mind is being occupied, controlled by someone else - at school, at work, watching television. Getting away from all that is really important. You need to just kick back in a chair and let your mind daydream.

That was when they suspended the Constitution.

They said it would be temporary. There wasn't even any rioting in the streets. People stayed home at night, watching television, looking for some direction. There wasn't even an enemy you could put your finger on.

If you can deal with hot emotions, then you can study for the S.

A.T. instead of watching television, and you can save more money for retirement. It's not just about marshmallows.

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