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Uwe Boll – 4 Quotes

 

4 Quotes by Uwe Boll

 

A movie like House of the Dead with around $7 million budget or Alone in the Dark with around $16 million budget are much easier to make profit than the typical $50 million major motion picture.

– Uwe Boll


Alone is a much better film than House of the Dead and better than most horror movies out today.

– Uwe Boll


I think Alone in the Dark was too much an action creature movie than a horror creature movie.

– Uwe Boll


I play PC and Xbox games at home, and I just got a PSP as a birthday present.

– Uwe Boll



Umberto Eco – 14 Quotes

 

14 Quotes by Umberto Eco

 

Translation is the art of failure.

– Umberto Eco


Nothing gives a fearful man more courage than another’s fear.

– Umberto Eco


We have a limit, a very discouraging, humiliating limit: death.

– Umberto Eco


A dream is a scripture, and many scriptures are nothing but dreams.

– Umberto Eco


The comic is the perception of the opposite humor is the feeling of it.

– Umberto Eco


The real hero is always a hero by mistake he dreams of being an honest coward like everybody else.

– Umberto Eco


There are more people than you think who want to have a challenging experience, in which they are obliged to reflect about the past.

– Umberto Eco


Fear prophets and those prepared to die for the truth, for as a rule they make many others die with them, often before them, at times instead of them.

– Umberto Eco


From lies to forgeries the step is not so long, and I have written technical essays on the logic of forgeries and on the influence of forgeries on history.

– Umberto Eco


I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.

– Umberto Eco


In the United States there’s a Puritan ethic and a mythology of success. He who is successful is good. In Latin countries, in Catholic countries, a successful person is a sinner.

– Umberto Eco


But now I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as though it had an underlying truth.

– Umberto Eco


Perhaps the mission of those who love mankind is to make people laugh at the truth, to make truth laugh, because the only truth lies in learning to free ourselves from insane passion for the truth.

– Umberto Eco


A book is a fragile creature, it suffers the wear of time, it fears rodents, the elements and clumsy hands. so the librarian protects the books not only against mankind but also against nature and devotes his life to this war with the forces of oblivion.

– Umberto Eco



Ursula K. Le Guin – 12 Quotes

 

12 Quotes by Ursula K. Le Guin

 

If science fiction is the mythology of modern technology, then its myth is tragic.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


The power of the harasser, the abuser, the rapist depends above all on the silence of women.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


It had never occurred to me before that music and thinking are so much alike. In fact you could say music is another way of thinking, or maybe thinking is another kind of music.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


Morning comes whether you set the alarm or not.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


My imagination makes me human and makes me a fool it gives me all the world, and exiles me from it.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


I doubt that the imagination can be suppressed. If you truly eradicated it in a child, he would grow up to be an eggplant.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


It is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception and compassion and hope.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


Inventions have long since reached their limit, and I see no hope for further development.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


As great scientists have said and as all children know, it is above all by the imagination that we achieve perception, and compassion, and hope.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


I certainly wasn’t happy. Happiness has to do with reason, and only reason earns it. What I was given was the thing you can’t earn, and can’t keep, and often don’t even recognize at the time I mean joy.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


There’s a good deal in common between the mind’s eye and the TV screen, and though the TV set has all too often been the boobtube, it could be, it can be, the box of dreams.

– Ursula K. Le Guin


We are volcanoes. When we women offer our experience as our truth, as human truth, all the maps change. There are new mountains.

– Ursula K. Le Guin



Uma Thurman – 10 Quotes

 

10 Quotes by Uma Thurman

 

So, you know, parenting is a very intimate and amazing experience and one of the best experiences of my life.

– Uma Thurman


Desperation is the perfume of the young actor. It’s so satisfying to have gotten rid of it. If you keep smelling it, it can drive you crazy. In this business a lot of people go nuts, go eccentric, even end up dead from it. Not my plan.

– Uma Thurman


I don’t feel famous.

– Uma Thurman


I was not particularly bright, I wasn’t very athletic, I was a little too tall, odd, funny looking, I was just really weird as a kid.

– Uma Thurman


I’ve learned that every working mom is a superwoman.

– Uma Thurman


I’m an actress and mom, and I probably don’t have enough of an active spiritual life. And I don’t know why people run around calling themselves by the names of religions when they don’t actually practise them.

– Uma Thurman


It is better to have a relationship with someone who cheats on you than with someone who does not flush the toilet.

– Uma Thurman


When asked if I consider myself Buddhist, the answer is, Not really. But it’s more my religion than any other because I was brought up with it in an intellectual and spiritual environment. I don’t practice or preach it, however.

– Uma Thurman


I’d like to classify my life as a romantic comedy. Unfortunately I feel it’s probably more like a TV reality show.

– Uma Thurman


I spent the first fourteen years of my life convinced that my looks were hideous. Adolescence is painful for everyone, I know, but mine was plain weird.

– Uma Thurman



Ulysses S. Grant – 11 Quotes

 

11 Quotes by Ulysses S. Grant

 

If men make war in slavish obedience to rules, they will fail.

– Ulysses S. Grant


I have made it a rule of my life to trust a man long after other people gave him up, but I don’t see how I can ever trust any human being again.

– Ulysses S. Grant


In every battle there comes a time when both sides consider themselves beaten, then he who continues the attack wins.

– Ulysses S. Grant


Let us have peace.

– Ulysses S. Grant


I have never advocated war except as a means of peace.

– Ulysses S. Grant


Although a soldier by profession, I have never felt any sort of fondness for war, and I have never advocated it, except as a means of peace.

– Ulysses S. Grant


Labor disgraces no man unfortunately, you occasionally find men who disgrace labor.

– Ulysses S. Grant


Hold fast to the Bible. To the influence of this Book we are indebted for all the progress made in true civilization and to this we must look as our guide in the future.

– Ulysses S. Grant


The friend in my adversity I shall always cherish most. I can better trust those who helped to relieve the gloom of my dark hours than those who are so ready to enjoy with me the sunshine of my prosperity.

– Ulysses S. Grant


Leave the matter of religion to the family altar, the church, and the private school, supported entirely by private contributions. Keep the church and state forever separate.

– Ulysses S. Grant


The art of war is simple enough. Find out where your enemy is. Get at him as soon as you can. Strike him as hard as you can, and keep moving on.

– Ulysses S. Grant



Inspirational Quotes by Unknown

Some people dream of success while others wake up and work.

– Unknown