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Ang Lee Quotes

Please enjoy these encouraging quotes by Ang Lee.

I think people are universal.
- Ang Lee

I am a shy person.
- Ang Lee

When there is a strong woman character in a story -
that always grabs me.
- Ang Lee

Now I'm kind of established as a director,
I much prefer directing to writing.
- Ang Lee

 

I think the American West really attracts me because it's romantic.
The desert, the empty space, the drama.
- Ang Lee

So many times you see beautiful lovemaking scenes with
a lot of exposure or an awkward lovemaking scene,
but I think it's very rare that you see it private.
- Ang Lee

Usually with this genre the first thing that happens
is a good fight sequence to show that you're in good hands.
So we broke that rule.
I think a lot of that comes from the western audience.
- Ang Lee

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Sometimes films ignore other points of view because
it's simpler to tell the story that way,
but the more genuine and sympathetic you are to different
points of view and situations,
the more real the story is.
- Ang Lee

The most mysterious feminine factor,
the existence that we men,
we don't know.
It's woman.
It's feminine.
That's what the sword is about.
That's the symbolic meaning of the sword.
- Ang Lee

I wanted to shoot straight, mainstream,
somehow off-beat.
Not only realistic West, which is quite unfamiliar
to the world's population -
even to a lot of Americans.
- Ang Lee

To me, Ennis stands for the conservative side of America.
He's the biggest homophobe in the whole movie -
culturally and psychologically -
but by the time he admits his feelings,
it's too late.
- Ang Lee

The way I go about a lovemaking scene is that we will
talk about it during the rehearsing time.
- Ang Lee

Meanwhile, the Ice Storm was still in development,
And that was something I really wanted to do,
and frankly I don't think I was ready to do a big production like this.
- Ang Lee

When I have a full schedule like that,
I don't see myself sitting there for a couple of months,
doing the research, going through a painful process,
it's just not my thing anymore.
- Ang Lee

I took the name Green Destiny from -
well there is such a sword called Green Destiny.
It is green because you keep twisting it,
it's an ancient skill, you keep twisting it and knocking
it and twisting it until it is very elastic and light.
- Ang Lee

Not taboo - it's just that straight actors still risk
their careers commercially and economically.
They have to please the crowd - they're movie stars;
their image is their industry.
It goes beyond acting.
- Ang Lee

I did a women's movie, and I'm not a woman.
I did a gay movie, and I'm not gay.
I learned as I went along.
- Ang Lee

I think the book struck me in a few ways that I thought
very interesting to pick it as my first martial arts film.
It has a very strong female character and it was very
abundant in classic Chinese textures.
- Ang Lee

My first instinct was to cast as close to the short story as possible,
but then I realized that I needed actors who could
go for it and that they had to function well as a couple in a love story.
- Ang Lee

Sexuality is a big issue, but there are others -
how much you commit to a relationship,
to social obligation, to honesty and being honest with yourself.
- Ang Lee

On a Chinese film you just give orders,
no one questions you.
Here, you have to convince people, you have to tell
them why you want to do it a certain way,
and they argue with you.
Democracy.
- Ang Lee

In the past I've made movies that were pretty universally liked.
You can't really hate them.
You can discard them, but you can't really hate them.
- Ang Lee

When I sent those scripts, that was the lowest point of my life.
We'd just had our second son, and when I went to collect them from hospital,
I went to the bank to try and get some money to buy some diapers,
the screen showed I've got $26 left.
- Ang Lee

Directing, I get all kinds of inspiration.
It's working with people.
It's a lot more fun.
- Ang Lee

When I see something I like, that's all that counts.
What they use, how they get there, I never bother them.
- Ang Lee

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

You become what you think about.
- Earl Nightingale

Think for yourself and question authority.
- Timothy Leary

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

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

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

No written law has ever been more binding
than unwritten custom supported by popular opinion.
- Carrie Chapman Catt

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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


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