Get that right, then- if you get the quality right, then the marketability or whatever; your ability to sell videos or your ability to earn money or whatever, will follow naturally. But try to be creatively lead rather than market lead. And that's important to me.
Politics itself is so unsexy, isn't it? But when the politics in creative works are really explored - not used as a vehicle - the results can be really interesting.
Nature is not our enemy, to be raped and conquered. Nature is ourselves, to be cherished and explored.
And, we put a lot more value, or at least I personally put a lot more value, on the creative values and creative challenges of something than the commercial necessities.
Naturally, it is a terrible, despicable crime when, as in Munich, people are taken hostage, people are killed. But probing the motives of those responsible and showing that they are also individuals with families and have their own story does not excuse what they did.
I think computer viruses should count as life. I think it says something about human nature that the only form of life we have created so far is purely destructive. We've created life in our own image.
The plastic virtues: purity, unity, and truth, keep nature in subjection.
Of course, there will always be those who look only at technique, who ask 'how', while others of a more curious nature will ask 'why'. Personally, I have always preferred inspiration to information.
Art, as far as it is able, follows nature, as a pupil imitates his master; thus your art must be, as it were, God's grandchild.
If the misery of the poor be caused not by the laws of nature, but by our institutions, great is our sin.
For a novelist, a given historic situation is an anthropologic laboratory in which he explores his basic question: What is human existence?
A man that is ashamed of passions that are natural and reasonable is generally proud of those that are shameful and silly.
All men by nature desire to know.
Few people know how to take a walk. The qualifications are endurance, plain clothes, old shoes, an eye for nature, good humor, vast curiosity, good speech, good silence, and nothing too much.
I find the subject of childhood fascinating. I explored this subject in Speak to me of love and I am curious about portraying the often painful transition into the adult world.
Nature and human life are as various as our several constitutions. Who shall say what prospect life offers to another?
The human voice is the first and most natural musical instrument, also the most emotional.
Nature herself has never attempted to effect great changes rapidly.
We are to admit no more causes of natural things than such as are both true and sufficient to explain their appearances.
God gives us intelligence to uncover the wonders of nature. Without the gift, nothing is possible.
In the beginning you must subject yourself to the influence of nature. You must be able to walk firmly on the ground before you start walking on a tightrope.
Scenery is fine - but human nature is finer.
To insult someone we call him "bestial." For deliberate cruelty and nature, "human" might be the greater insult.
We have a natural right to make use of our pens as of our tongue, at our peril, risk and hazard.
No man should bring children into the world who is unwilling to persevere to the end in their nature and education.