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Alec Guinness Quotes and Sayings
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Essentially, I'm a small-part actor who's been lucky
enough to play leading roles for most of his life.
- Alec Guinness

A superb tenor voice, like a silver trumpet muffled in silk.
- Alec Guinness

An actor is totally vulnerable.
His total personality is exposed to critical judgment -
his intellect,
his bearing, his diction, his whole appearance.
In short, his ego.
- Alec Guinness

Who is more foolish? The fool or the fool that follows it?
- Alec Guinness

 

I don't know what else I could do but pretend to be an actor.
- Alec Guinness

Humans are essentially storytellers.
- Walter Fisher

Most of the fundamental ideas of science
are essentially simple,
and may, as a rule, be expressed
in a language comprehensible to everyone.
- Albert Einstein

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Essentially all suffering is the result of...
1. Comparing what we have (or don't have) today
... with what we had yesterday.
2. Comparing what we fear we might have (or not have) tomorrow)
... with what we have today.
3. Comparing what we have (or don't have) with what others have.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Loneliness is not what it seems.
One does not feel lonely because one is alone,
but because of a feeling of lack -
a feeling that something is missing.
Loneliness is essentially independent
of how many other humans are around.
It has much more to do with one's self-esteem -
one's sense of inherent worth.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

Religion is essentially the art and the theory of the remaking of man.
Man is not a finished creation.
- Edmund Burke

Most people think that anger is an instinctive response,
and that some people were just born with the temperament
to get angrier faster than others.
That statement is only half right.
Anger is an instinctive response.
We respond to an affront with anger essentially instantaneously -
much too quickly for conscious thought to be called upon.
But the instinct of the anger response
can be trained through conscious repetition,
visualization, and coaching.
Visualization is seeing the event
we desire to master in our mind's eye.
- Jonathan Lockwood Huie

My undertaking is not difficult, essentially.
I should only have to be immortal to carry it out.
- Jorge Luis Borges

Our self image, strongly held, essentially determines what we become.
- Maxwell Maltz

What I worry about would be that you essentially have two chambers,
the House and the Senate, but you have simply,
majoritarian, absolute power on either side.
And that's just not what the founders intended.
- Barack Obama

Too often, they play to whatever group is the loudest down at City Hall,
and they buy them off, essentially.
- Steve Chabot

I spend my life essentially alone at a computer.
That doesn't change.
I have the same challenges every day.
- Dan Brown

The public good is in nothing more essentially interested,
than in the protection of every individual's private rights.
- William Blackstone

Marxism is essentially a product of the bourgeois mind.
- Joseph A. Schumpeter

The moon is essentially gray, no color.
It looks like plaster of Paris, like dirty beach sand
with lots of footprints in it.
- James A. Lovell

You have to respect your audience.
Without them, you're essentially standing alone,
singing to yourself.
- K. D. Lang

Man's nature is not essentially evil.
Brute nature has been known to
yield to the influence of love.
You must never despair of human nature.
- Mohandas (Mahatma) Gandhi

Remember that a painting - before it is a battle horse,
a nude model, or some anecdote - is essentially a flat
surface covered with colours assembled in a certain order.
- Maurice Denis

Painting is an essentially concrete art and can only
consist of the representation of real and existing things.
- Gustave Courbet

The human body is essentially something other than an animal organism.
- Martin Heidegger

Government is essentially immoral.
- Herbert Spencer

New Orleans life is such a night life.
The thing that comes up very often is that our day
essentially doesn't start until midnight or 2 in the morning.
- Robert Asprin

In its function, the power to punish is not essentially
different from that of curing or educating.
- Michel Foucault

Of course, screening for HIV did essentially eliminate
the transmission of this virus by transfusions.
- Serge Lang

Ian and Sylvia, who, when you got right down to it,
were essentially country and western singers.
I just recorded his Four Strong Winds.
It's a wonderful song.
- Dave Van Ronk

You see someone on the street, and essentially what
you notice about them is the flaw.
- Diane Arbus

I am essentially an amateur medecin,
and this to me is almost a mania.
- Jean Anthelme Brillat-Savarin

And out of a desire essentially to imitate what I was reading,
I began to write, like a clever monkey.
- Russell Banks

In art there are only fast or slow developments.
Essentially it is a matter of evolution,
not revolution.
- Bela Bartok

Religion which is interested only in itself,
in its prestige and success, in its institutions and ecclesiastical niceties,
is worse than vanity; it is essentially incestuous.
- S. H. Miller

The road leading to a goal does not separate you from the destination;
it is essentially a part of it.
- Charles de Lint

The major studios don't differ very much from one another
as they all operate under essentially the same principles and pressure.
- Douglas Wood

We remain essentially a nation under siege.
- Theodore C. Sorensen

In two years, there were 22 military coups d'etat,
essentially in Africa and the third world.
The coup d'etat of Algiers, in 1965,
is what opened the path.
- Ahmed Ben Bella

Medicaid is essentially bankrupt, Medicare is essentially bankrupt,
why the heck would we give the federal government another
entitlement program to manage?
- Timothy Pawlenty

Racism is essentially natural, it's old fashioned it's
an evolutionary phase that we're going through.
Ultimately it wont exist.
- Michael Hutchence

Matter as matter rather than matter as symbol is a
conscious political position,
essentially Marxist.
- Carl Andre

The war project at Stanford was essentially completed,
and I accepted an offer of an Assistant Professorship
at the University of Minnesota,
which had a good biochemistry department.
- Paul D. Boyer

Music is essentially built upon primitive memory structures.
- Morton Feldman

Essentially we need a new social consensus for economic
reform as New Labour has achieved in Britain.
- Peter Mandelson

After all, science is essentially international,
and it is only through lack of the historical sense
that national qualities have been attributed to it.
- Marie Curie

My dream concept is that I have a camera and I am trying
to photograph what is essentially invisible.
And every once in a while I get a glimpse of her and I grab that picture.
- Leonard Nimoy

To aim at the best and to remain essentially ourselves
is one and the same thing.
- Janet Erskine Stuart

If they make the deadline because the Shiites and Kurds
essentially rammed a draft through over Sunni Arab objections,
there will be hell to pay.
- Wayne White

Any law which violates the inalienable rights of man
is essentially unjust and tyrannical;
it is not a law at all.
- Maximilien Robespierre

Publishing is a business, but journalism never was
and is not essentially a business.
Nor is it a profession.
- Henry R. Luce

The problem is that there are very few technologies
that essentially haven't changed for 60,
70 years.
- Robert Sternberg

Fortunately, the Canadian people in all their habits,
are essentially a temperate people.
- William Lyon Mackenzie King

I essentially write for myself.
- Leon Uris

The essentially unchangeable established order of things
slowly disappeared and was forgotten for a while completely.
- Arthur Erickson

Fighting is essentially a masculine idea;
a woman's weapon is her tongue.
- Hermione Gingold

Ours is essentially a tragic age, so we refuse to take it tragically.
- David Herbert Lawrence

A l lot of films I've done are essentially about women
who are finding their voice,
women who don't know themselves well.
- Meg Ryan

A belief in God helps provide a foundation to arbitrate our decisions.
Without this foundation, we are condemned to live essentially formless lives.
- Armstrong Williams

I am essentially a loner.
- Lauren Bacall

Nor should the U.S.
military be forced to remain in Iraq essentially as
an army for one side of a civil war.
- Peter DeFazio

As far as the filmmaking process is concerned,
stars are essentially worthless - and absolutely essential.
- William Goldman

It was essentially for self defence that we went to
war in Afghanistan and would go to war in Iraq.
- Douglas Hurd

For that again, is what all manner of religion essentially is:
childish dependency.
- Albert Ellis

Project Xanadu is essentially my trademark.
It was originally, and has returned to my arms as that.
- Ted Nelson

The trouble with most comedians who try to do satire
is that they are essentially brash,
noisy and indelicate people who have to use a sledge
hammer to smash a butterfly.
- Imogene Coca

Concrete is, essentially, the color of bad weather.
- William Hamilton

Status anxiety definitely exists at a political level.
Many Iraqis were annoyed with the US essentially for reasons of status:
for not showing them respect,
for humiliating them.
- Alain de Botton

I think essentially the meaning of life is probably
the journey and not really any one thing or an outcome or a result.
- Charisma Carpenter

The traditional Christian attitude toward human personality
was that human nature was essentially good and that
it was formed and modified by social pressures and training.
- Carroll Quigley

Everything has been said yet few have taken advantage of it.
Since all our knowledge is essentially banal,
it can only be of value to minds that are not.
- Raoul Vaneigem

Friendship is essentially a partnership.
- Aristotle


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