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Alejandro Amenabar Quotes

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I think the concept of the sea is very important.
- Alejandro Amenabar

In horror movies today it's lots of fast cut shot and
lots of loud noises on the soundtrack.
I tried to do the opposite.
Playing with silence for instance.
- Alejandro Amenabar

My mother used to take my brother and me to get any books we wanted,
but they were second hand books published in the '30s and '40s.
I liked scary books.
- Alejandro Amenabar

Sometimes a piece of music in the score isn't effective.
When a score is too well finished with too many elements,
sometimes it's too much.
- Alejandro Amenabar

 

What's really exciting for me is communicating to other
people and not just going somewhere to make a movie.
That's Hollywood to me and it would mean nothing.
- Alejandro Amenabar

An Oscar means a lot of things because it's like the
ultimate award for a filmmaker so it feels great.
But I think you have to consider awards with some distance
and not get obsessed with it.
When you're creating you shouldn't think about it.
- Alejandro Amenabar

I wouldn't say I'm a very controlling person.
For instance, when I talk to the actors,
I don't tell them exactly what I want because I want them to surprise me.
I even encourage them to change some of the verses
of the script if they need to.
- Alejandro Amenabar

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- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

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What we think, we become.
All that we are arises with our thoughts.
With our thoughts, we make the world.
- The Buddha

Think big thoughts but relish small pleasures.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

I don't think of all the misery
but of the beauty that still remains.
- Anne Frank

Every thought we think is creating our future.
- Louise L. Hay

Tolerance is the first principle of community;
it is the spirit which conserves
the best that all men think.
- Helen Keller

Life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

To know yet to think that one does not know is best;
Not to know yet to think that one knows
will lead to difficulty.
- Lao Tzu

Children are born innocent.
Before they are domesticated they live in the moment,
love without fear, and don't even think about the opinions of others.
- don Miguel Ruiz

We are shaped by our thoughts;
we become what we think.
When the mind is pure, joy follows
like a shadow that never leaves.
- The Buddha

People should think things out fresh
and not just accept conventional terms
and the conventional way of doing things.
- R. Buckminster Fuller

Know that life is as easy or as hard as you think it is.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

It isn't what you have, or who you are, or where you are,
or what you are doing that makes you happy or unhappy.
It is what you think about.
- Dale Carnegie

You become what you think about.
- Earl Nightingale

The important thing is not to stop questioning.
Curiosity has its own reason for existing.
- Albert Einstein

Truth is not defined by
how many people believe something.
Ask. Question. Think.
Decide - for yourself.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Exercise free-will.
CHOOSE each and every action you make,
every thought you think,
and every emotion you feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Every thought you think
and every word you speak
is affirming something.
- Louise L. Hay

With every rising of the sun
Think of your life as just begun.
- Ella Wheeler Wilcox

Excellence is the result of
caring more than others think wise,
risking more than other's think safe,
dreaming more than others think practical,
and expecting more than others think possible.
- Anonymous

You can choose to be peaceful right here and now ...
it has nothing to do with what other people do or think.
- Gerald Jampolsky

By not caring too much about what people think,
I'm able to think for myself
and propagate ideas which are very often unpopular.
And I succeed.
- Albert Ellis

If I feel depressed I will sing.
If I feel sad I will laugh.
If I feel ill I will double my labor.
If I feel fear I will plunge ahead.
If I feel inferior I will wear new garments.
If I feel uncertain I will raise my voice.
If I feel poverty I will think of wealth to come.
If I feel incompetent I will think of past success.
If I feel insignificant I will remember my goals.
Today I will be the master of my emotions.
- Og Mandino

The most important things in life
are seldom the most obvious.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

I think we dream so we don't have to be apart for so long.
If we're in each other's dreams, we can be together all the time.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

You hold onto religion, you know,
rules, regulations, traditions.
I think what God is interested in
is people's hearts, and that's hard enough.
- Bono

When you keep getting the wrong answers,
try asking better questions.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Prayer is not asking for what you think you want,
but asking to be changed in ways you can't imagine.
- Kathleen Norris

Do not think that love,
in order to be genuine,
has to be extraordinary.
What we need is to love without getting tired.
- Mother Teresa

Character is higher than intellect.
A great soul will be strong to live as well as think.
- Ralph Waldo Emerson

If a million people say a foolish thing,
it is still a foolish thing.
- Anatole France

Life does not consist mainly,
or even largely, of facts or happenings.
It consist mainly of the storm of thoughts
that is forever flowing through one's head.
- Mark Twain

We must dare to think "unthinkable" thoughts.
- J. W. Fulbright

Live so that when your children think of fairness,
caring and integrity, they think of you.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

Our character is what we do when we think no one is looking.
- H. Jackson Brown, Jr.

The simplest questions are the most profound.
Where were you born?
Where is your home?
Where are you going?
What are you doing?
Think about these once in a while
and watch your answers change.
- Richard Bach

Don't marry the person you think you can live with;
marry only the individual you think you can't live without.
- James C. Dobson

The problem with making assumptions
is that we believe they are the truth
- don Miguel Ruiz

To kill an error is as good a service as,
and sometimes even better than,
the establishing of a new truth or fact.
- Charles Darwin

I am a being of free-will,
and I CHOOSE each and every action I make,
every thought I think, and every emotion I feel.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

If the facts don't fit the theory,
change the facts.
- Albert Einstein

Trust yourself. You know more than you think you do.
- Benjamin Spock

A great gift requires two people,
the giver and the receiver.
Think of a football pass -
skillfully catching the pass, the gift,
is fully as important, and difficult, as throwing it.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Take time to laugh.
It is the music of the soul.
Take time to think.
It is the source of power.
Take time to play.
It is the source of perpetual youth.
Take time to read.
It is the fountain of wisdom.
Take time to pray.
It is the greatest power on Earth.
Take time to love and be loved.
It is a God-given privilege.
Take time to be friendly.
It is the road to happiness.
Take time to give.
It is too short a day to be selfish.
Take time to work.
It is the price of success.
- Anonymous

Think for yourself and question authority.
- Timothy Leary

As you discover your daily good,
and believe in it, and think about it,
expect it to continue.
- Ernest Holmes

Some people care too much. I think it's called love.
- A. A. Milne (Winnie-The-Pooh)

If a problem cannot be solved, enlarge it.
- Dwight D. Eisenhower

The world is more malleable than you think
and it's waiting for you to hammer it into shape.
- Bono

The main purpose of life is to live rightly, think rightly, act rightly.
The soul must languish when we give all our thought to the body.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

God is not what you imagine
or what you think you understand.
If you understand you have failed.
- Saint Augustine

The most incomprehensible thing about the world
is that it is comprehensible.
- Albert Einstein

You know that place between sleeping and awake,
that place where you can still remember dreaming?
That's where I'll always think of you.
- James M. Barrie

Men and women are not prisoners of fate,
but only prisoners of their own minds.
- Franklin D. Roosevelt

The great enemy of the truth is very often not the lie,
deliberate, contrived and dishonest,
but the myth, persistent, persuasive and unrealistic.
- John F. Kennedy

The most pathetic person in the world
is someone who has sight, but has no vision.
- Helen Keller

Be more concerned with your character than your reputation,
because your character is what you really are,
while your reputation is merely what others think you are.
- John Wooden

The biggest mistake we could ever make in our lives
is to think we work for anybody but ourselves.
- Brian Tracy

You must do the thing that you think you cannot do.
- Eleanor Roosevelt

Carpe diem! Rejoice while you are alive; enjoy the day;
live life to the fullest;
make the most of what you have.
It is later than you think.
- Horace

We should not pretend to understand the world
only by the intellect.
The judgment of the intellect
is only part of the truth.
- Carl Jung

Cheer for endings - whether goals have been met or not -
whether the ending is tidy or ragged.
Without endings, there would be neither the opportunity
nor the incentive to think new thoughts,
and to begin great new projects.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Happiness is when
what you think,
what you say,
and what you do
are in harmony.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

The eyes are not responsible when the mind does the seeing.
- Publilius Syrus

People hardly ever make use of the freedom which they have,
for example, freedom of thought;
instead they demand freedom of speech as a compensation.
- Soren Kierkegaard


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