a while it was to the point that I was losing
my voice and I thought I was going to have
to be hospitalized if I kept working myself
into the ground. I ended up getting really
introverted. I wasn't happy. But nobody
knows what's really going on. I need to
eat, I need to sleep, and sometimes those
things weren't considered. It was like,
'When do you think I'll have time to go
to the bathroom?' That wasn't on the schedule.
have so many girlfriends
that can do all of it and I know
I will want to be around for a lot of it.
I'm going to try not to work
that much but I'd love
an excuse to stay home.
a lot of accumulated joy and tension and
all kinds of emotions
just pouring out of all us. We've all been
preparing for this day and we all knew that
one day we would just have to move on with
even though we all love
and love working
together. But it's still an incredibly emotional
especially for me with a lot of journalists
asking me how it feels about FRIENDS coming
to an end. It's started
to make me think
very deeply about what it's all meant to
me and that's made me ever more emotional!
for me, brings us back to the actual event
more clearly, more directly. Contemplation
allows me to imagine my own truth, and the
idea that I get of this truth helps me to
discover other ideas, and so on
work becomes a chain of ideas created by
the many images that I look at and which
I have registered, often on contrasting
myself and the life I've lived happen to
be more profoundly curious than my work.
Then sometimes, when I think about it, I'd
prefer everything about my life to blow
up after I die and disappear.
had some money,
I made the best
ever. I was completely reclusive, worked
a lot, took a lot of drugs.
I was awful
Michel Basquiat Quotes
when I'm working.
I try to think about life.
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yachts and private
planes and big limousines wont make
more, and it sends out terrible messages
to the people who work
for them. It would be so much better if
was spent in Africa
and its about getting a balance.
get about 60-70 letters a day from staff.
As a leader,
my main job
is to motivate
them so they can go home and be proud of
I want to hear from staff on the front line,
so to speak. My notebook is never far away.
meant. It was burnt into my heart then that
had to beg for work.
And then and there came the resolve that
I would cure that when I got to be a man.
all you do is work
and conscientiously, the verdict in such
cases generally is that you perform your
present duties so well that you had better
continue to perform them.
too wrapped up in my work
I would need to show myself that I'm able
to sustain a good
before I could even imagine what being a
father would be like.
like to work.
that I get from working makes me a better
person, which makes me a better mom.
because I have the luxury of working only
one or two days a week.
in my life
have I gotten on a plane to go for a holiday.
I get on a plane and I go to work.
When I have a holiday, I'm at home playing
with the cows.
that comes from knowing
you can work,
no matter what. I can deliver papers. I
can take care of myself.
there's any message to my work,
it is ultimately that it's OK to be different,
that it's good
to be different, that we should question
ourselves before we pass judgment on someone
who looks different, behaves different,
talks different, is a different color.
it's a risk
to do a movie
of this calibre on a subject matter and
a point in history
very familiar with. It's a tough subject
- so salary-wise
you have to make sacrifices to make a certain
film happen. I would have been an idiot
to pass up the opportunity
with Mr Scorsese.
remember the casting session that I had
where I was a break dancer, having this
punk hair cut. They rejected me and I became
really disillusioned with the business
and said well this is what it's all about,
and I haven't even got in to read a line.
He said don't worry,
some day we're going to get you back into
this and it's going to happen for you, which
I kind of took to heart. It was one of those
situations where I was lucky
and fortunate enough to be at the right
places at the right
time. All of a sudden I was on the set
of Growing Pains and got this audition for
This Boy's Life and was able to jump into
the feature film
world. It's really been just simply the
fact that I'd been able to work,
you know what I mean? I would probably still
be trying to be an actor
even if I was out of work, but I would probably
become a little disillusioned at some point
and move on to other things. But it's the
one thing that I know that I love.
not a done deal.
I'm a work
I'm still extremely flawed.
is eternal -- the aspect may change,
but not the essence. There is the same difference
in a person before and after he is in love
as there is in an unlighted lamp and one
that is burning. The lamp was there and
was a good
lamp, but now it is shedding light too,
and that is its real function. And love
makes one calmer about many things, and
that way, one is more fit for one's work.
van Gogh Quotes
for my work,
and half my reason
van Gogh Quotes
are sometimes so strong
that I work
it. The strokes come like speech.
van Gogh Quotes
globally. So many scientists are working
frantically on the reparation of our planet.
Unfortunately there are countries who are
still destroying it, but we really hope
the conservation message rubs off in our
Hunter goes straight back into conservation.
Every single cent.
don't think the money people
have ever thought I was normal, but I am
dedicated to my work
and that's what counts.
really don't do much beauty
things at all. It's really the stylists
and make-up artists who make me look great
for award shows and those girlie things.
But I feel
most beautiful when I'm not working
and I'm in some country feeling natural
with my hot, sweaty glow.
else is the question
standards. Russian legislation allowed many
things that in the West were already considered
inappropriate. For example, our standards
on insider information
were completely different,
our standards of false advertising
were completely different, our standards
were completely different. I worked within
the standards that existed in Russia.
meant at the same time
the right and duty to be personally concerned
about your own well-being, to be personally
concerned about your family's
to be personally concerned about your future.
This is hard work.
for a fact the work
is going to dry up, and people
will get bored
of me. That's not bitterness, just the truth.
obviously counts for a lot and success
obviously counts for a lot, but at the same
if you meet someone who is clear and collaborative
and brave and talented
then you want to work
with them just as much as you want to work
with someone who is a tried and tested genius,
what you want and be sure about yourself.
is not just beauty,
it's about good
You have to believe
in yourself and be strong
because you never know
when you will work
and not work.
When you're young,
you can just keep going and going.
I'm trying to stay calm and not feel
like this is all too good
to be true
and any day it can disappear. You can't
think like that or feel stressed
by the fact that a lot of opportunities
are opening up for you. I've worked
hard to get to this point and this is one
more stage in my life.
can't have a relationship
when you're shooting
a 14-hour day and your husband
is shooting a 14-hour day in the same city.
It's a time
thing and it's a together thing.
what destroys Hollywood
is our work
schedule, not so much infidelity.
of is an art
of balance, of purity and serenity, devoid
of troubling or depressing subject matter,
an art that could be for every mental worker,
for the businessman
as well as the man of letters, for example,
a soothing, calming influence on the mind,
something like a good
armchair that provides relaxation from fatigue.
in a preconceived style, deliberately turning
their backs on nature,
miss the truth.
must recognize, when he is reasoning,
that his picture
is an artifice; but when he is painting,
he should feel
that he has copied nature. And even when
he departs from nature, he must do it with
the conviction that it is only to interpret
her more fully.
. I have always sought to be understood
and, while I was taken to task by critics
or colleagues, I thought they were right,
assuming I had not been clear enough to
be understood. This assumption allowed me
my whole life
without hatred and even without bitterness
toward criticism, regardless of its source.
I counted solely on the clarity of expression
of my work to gain my ends. Hatred, rancor,
and the spirit of vengeance are useless
baggage to the artist.
His road is difficult enough for him to
cleanse his soul of everything which could
make it more so.
distinction is made between painters
directly from nature
and those who work purely from imagination.
Personally, I think neither of these methods
must be preferred to the exclusion of the
other. Both may be used in turn by the same
individual, either because he needs contact
with objects in order to receive sensations
that will excite his creative
facility, or because his sensations are
the morning, the garbage men
that go by 57th Street when I come out the
door say, "Marilyn, hi! How do you
this morning?" To me,it's an honor,
and I love
them for it. The working
men, I'll go by and they'll whistle. At
first they whistle because they think,
oh, it's a girl. She's got blond
hair and she's not out of shape, and then
they say, "Gosh,it's Marilyn
work, taking your opportunities,
taking your advantages. (How
Murdoch has achieved his success)
know, Ill get recognized when I go
for a cup of coffee. Ive been
working a lot, so I havent really
noticed things changing,
or anything different
life. Yeah, people
me, and its all very sweet and
very nice, but its not an imposition
in any way. In fact in London,
where I live, everybody leaves me alone.
Nobody recognizes me. Thats the way
Id like to keep it.
the floor I am more at ease. I feel
nearer, more a part of the painting,
since this way I can walk around it, work
from the four sides and literally be in
I am painting
I have a general notion as to what I am
about. I can control
the flow of paint: there is no accident.
I don't work
from drawings. I don't make sketches and
drawings and colour
sketches into a final painting.
play such a huge amount nowadays. So many
championships, so many games. And you get
so many more injuries. But, well...there
you are. That's the way it is. We have to
make the best of what we have.
of a painter's
as it travels
from point to point, will be toward clarity..
toward the elimination of all obstacles
between the painter and the idea..
and the idea and the observer.. To achieve
this clarity is inevitably to be understood.
say I'm a coal miner. Now, that's a tough
you go into the mines, you don't get that
all day long, and after 20 years you catch
black lung disease. If I were a coal miner
and if I didn't like it, I'd pick up a newspaper
and say, 'What area of the country is doing
Is it Seattle? Is it New
York City?' I'd get my ass moving to
that area and I'd get a job that I like
when I am filming,
Oh my god
am I going to be able to do this?
I think, hopefully,
is that Ive done a lot of different
before this film and I wont be this
is the only thing I've been able to depend
on. I've never been completely secure in
to the point where I've felt
like I'm going to be completely taken care
fact is that in Australia, like in England,
we have a government-run
drama program, so you´ve got people
who are seriously
their craft and have a great
That extrapolates into a great attitude
had been broken a bit over the years by
my having to work
I didn't love.
a surreal place, and it really is an assault
on your spirit.
As things evolve, jewellery could definitely
its way into the fold. Even in Sudan,
weve always heard that diamonds are
nothing better than sitting outside on the
deck at La Bottega on a hot summer's day
surrounded by magnolia trees and white lanterns.
The range of people
who go there is just so diverse and the
range of food
on offer is a real treat.
It's the perfect place to pop in to after
are raised as though they are one. Although
I am from the Dinka tribe, my parents
didnt raise us as the Dinka tribe.
They raised us as the Wek family, in the
way they believed
should grow up. So when you leave, the first
thing you think
is the ones you left behind. Its natural
them in any way you can. I found a way to
rather than asking my Mum
to give me money.
I would work
and send money back to pay for their rent
for a (GE) company
for 40 years. I love
should astonish, transmute, transfix. One
at the tissue between truth
hardly ever see my paintings
dont have the faintest idea
where halfof my lifes
is. Sometimes that worries
me. We should have a museum specially built
for retrospectives. It would be ten feet
wide and a mile long, like a railway tunnel,
and you could walk down someones life
how it usually works out that I end up dying.
It sort of works out, because by the time
I die, I'm usually tired of working
on that particular movie,
so I look forward to it." - about how
a lot of his characters
end up dying.
couldn't do the kinds of shows
that I see some other people
do, I just couldn't. I've reached a level
of maturity in this work
There was a time,
when I first started
out, that it was far more exploited.