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Theme Quotes

I hope you find value in these encouraging quotes about Theme.

In all love stories the theme is love and tragedy,
so by writing these types of stories,
I have to include tragedy.
- Nicholas Sparks

If a theme or idea is too near the surface,
the novel becomes simply a tract illustrating an idea.
- Elizabeth Bowen

I really don't have a theme when I start a sculpture.
The rock guides me to the final sculpture.
I think that is true for many creative sculpture artists.
- Jimmy Carl Black

Ultimately, your theme will find you.
You don't have to go looking for it.
- Richard Russo

 

I like theme parks.
The fastest roller coaster I've ever been on is at a casino in Nevada.
- Tia Carrere

It's based around a Jewish family but it really is
a universal theme about getting along and coming along.
- Jami Gertz

The President, the Administration and the campaign need a theme.
I am concerned that the President is seen as a tactician
without an overall strategy of his plan for the country.
- Robert Teeter

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You can't tell any kind of a story without having some kind of a theme,
something to say between the lines.
- Robert Wise

Judaism is an intellectually based religion,
and the single most important theme is that of study.
- Norman Lamm

I'm also working on a track for Howard Hewett,
and a theme for a new NPR show.
- George Duke

I do what I do because of Walt Disney -
his films and his theme park and his characters and his joy in entertaining.
- John Lasseter

The first thing I learned was the theme from Peter Gunn.
- Pat Metheny

Fools are my theme, let satire be my song.
- Lord Byron

The theme of the party was Neverland Ranch,
so guests were asked to come as anyone or anything
associated with Michael Jackson.
It was all very disturbing.
- April Winchell

One of my theme songs is that if you can't do it in a test tube,
don't do it.
- Martin Fleischmann

The theme is the theme of humiliation,
which is the square root of sin, as opposed to the
freedom from humiliation,
and love, which is the square root of wonderful.
- Carson McCullers

Love's a recurring theme through my work.
- Tracy Chapman

I identified in a very deep way with the individuals
I was writing about because the theme that runs through
this story is of extraordinary hardship and the will to overcome it.
- Laura Hillenbrand

When I look back over my novels what I find is that
when I think I'm finished with a theme,
I'm generally not.
And usually themes will recur from novel to novel in odd,
new guises.
- Richard Russo

I hold any writer sufficiently justified who is himself in love with his theme.
- Henry James

Here is how I work: when I think that a film needs
to have a principal theme,
I search for a melody.
- Michel Legrand

Even on the drum level, it's all about stating your theme,
going back to certain things that need to be emphasized,
not doing fills for the sake of doing fills.
- John Otto

I paint according to the moment and the theme.
I don't have any prejudice.
Life concerns me.
- Ralph Allen

Disney's something to be a little alarmed about.
It's not just a little theme park anymore.
It's now an ethic and outlook and strategy that goes
way beyond central Florida.
- Carl Hiaasen

Composers in the old days used to keep strictly to the base of the theme,
as their real subject.
Beethoven varies the melody, harmony and rhythms so beautifully.
- Johannes Brahms

Each of my records has a different focus,
a different theme.
- Mark Edwards

My abiding theme is separations.
- Judith Rossner

When the news wants to tell you something is important,
they put dramatic theme music behind it.
They scare you into watching the story.
- Aaron McGruder

To me I think artists in general make a statement -
and for the rest of their lives -
every album,
every book - are variations on a theme.
- Mark Mothersbaugh

In this case they're doctors.
But having passion for your work and to take risks
in order to better human kind.
That's a pretty big theme.
It's pretty inspiring.
- Mary Stuart Masterson

My theme this evening is that America needs a competitive dollar.
- Martin Feldstein

Then a friend of Jim's suggested we make a theme song to explain the story,
and this is where the Mads came from.
Josh and I wrote it into the theme song.
- Joel Hodgson

Prosperity is necessarily the first theme of a political campaign.
- Woodrow Wilson

I think the theme of the album probably was just that it was our first record.
- Ann Wilson

If I found a cure for a huge disease,
while I was hobbling up onstage to accept the Nobel
Prize they'd be playing the theme song from 'Three's Company'.
- John Ritter

I tend not to know what the plot is or the story is or even the theme.
Those things come later, for me.
- Michael Ondaatje

We're a very expensive group; we break a lot of rules.
It's unheard of to combine opera with a rock theme,
my dear .
- Freddie Mercury

I tried to pay some small tribute to A Man and a Woman
(1966) with the recurring musical theme.
- Dwight Yoakam

But honestly, if you do a rigorous survey of my work,
I'll bet you'll find that biology is a theme far more
often than physical science.
- David Brin

If you read my books, especially the Star Trek books
and the Quest for Tomorrow books,
you'll see in them the core theme of the basic humanistic
questions that Star Trek asked.
- William Shatner

I set about seeking a thread, a theme,
a style, in the realm of legend.
Something that might allow me to give free rein to
my juvenile sense of romanticism and the beautiful image.
- Leni Riefenstahl

Obsession led me to write.
It's been that way with every book I've ever written.
I become completely consumed by a theme,
by characters, by a desire to meet a challenge.
- Anne Rice

I was wildly out of style when that television theme
song suddenly pushed its way onto the Top Ten.
It was certainly not the record company trying to make that happen.
- John Sebastian

The aging of the U.S.
population is a theme that we believe strongly in and
the health care sector is really right in the bulls
eye of this particular theme.
- John Zimmerman

My theme for philanthropy is the same approach I used with technology:
to find a need and fill it.
- An Wang

I would say my theme has always been paradise lost,
always the lost cause, the lost leader,
the lost utopia.
- Marguerite Young

In Ski Party we are reading up on how to have fun without sex.
That was the theme of every AIP picture!
- Dwayne Hickman

I thought I would reflect here on a theme most scientists enjoy recalling:
the part luck played in their accomplishments.
- Edmond H. Fischer

It chills my blood to hear the blest Supreme Rudely
appealed to on each trifling theme.
- William Cowper

The English countryside, its growth and its destruction,
is a genuine and tragic theme.
- E. M. Forster

New York is a theme park for people with IQs over 108.
- Doug Coupland

I've never sat down and thought about the difference between plot and theme.
To me, that's never been important.
- Len Wein

It's all about theme and development anyway.
That's what music is about.
- John Otto

The difference of the degrees in which the individuals
of a great community enjoy the good things of life
has been a theme of declaration and discontent in all ages.
- William Herschel

I'm singing the music publisher's theme song -
it ain't a commercial.
- Hoagy Carmichael

If there's an enduring theme in my work,
it's probably the effects of class on American life.
- Richard Russo

It's an indication of how cynical our society has become
that any kind of love story with a sad theme is automatically
ridiculed as sentimental junk.
- Winona Ryder

Evil hiding among us is an ancient theme.
- John Carpenter

To produce a mighty book, you must choose a mighty theme.
No great and enduring volume can ever be written on the flea,
though many there be that have tried it.
- Herman Melville

It was by design that we mostly used pictures that
you could not necessarily see what was going on,
and that didn't really focus in on the band,
but instead focused in on a theme.
- Mike McCready

You know, usually with movies there are periods,
dark areas, where I might not be getting what I wanted out of a theme.
I'll have to go over and over it again.
- Trevor Rabin

They say great themes make great novels.
but what these young writers don't understand is that
there is no greater theme than men and women.
- John O'Hara

The moment at which music reveals its true nature is
contained in the ancient exercise of the theme with variations.
The complete mystery of music is explained right there.
- Pierre Schaeffer

Let it be understood, in the first place,
that a science fiction story must be an exposition
of a scientific theme and it must be also a story.
- Hugo Gernsback

Pick a theme and work it to exhaustion...
the subject must be something you truly love or truly hate.
- Dorothea Lange

I began to write a kind of waltz and in a little more
than an hour I had the theme written.
- Maurice Jarre

A film is - or should be - more like music than like fiction.
It should be a progression of moods and feelings.
The theme, what's behind the emotion,
the meaning, all that comes later.
- Stanley Kubrick

I played, like, a year of piano until I learned the Pink Panther theme.
That was my goal.
Once I was good enough, I quit.
Now my music has to have some rock.
- Jack Black

We always thought we had to follow a certain theme
but I don't agree with that anymore.
I think the fans deserve a wider variety of music.
- Tom Cochrane

If there were only one truth, you couldn't paint a
hundred canvases on the same theme.
- Pablo Picasso

It's a very tough time for the playwright.
Broadway has become almost a musical comedy theme park
with all these long-running shows.
- John Lithgow


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