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Viola Desmond Quotes & Sayings
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Being Who You Are
Trying New Things
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The difference between a violin and a viola is that a viola burns longer.
And this is what was fascinating to me about 'The Help'; they were ordinary people who did extraordinary things.
In life, you know, they do this in focus groups; if you were in such and such circumstance, what would you do? Well, you never know what you're going do unless you're faced with it.
That's why I do what I do, and that's why I wanted to be an actress from the time I was six years old. If I can't effectively move people, then I would prefer not to do it.
Sometimes you take a job for the money, sometimes you take it for the location, sometimes you take it for the script; there are just a number of reasons, and ultimately what you see is the whole landscape of it. But I can tell you from behind the scenes, that's what it is, as an actor.
I've been online doing all kinds of research and that seems to be the constant criticism, that Aibileen's accent was just too thick. And for me, I don't want anything to distract from the character.
I remember once, when I started writing for the alto saxophone, a saxophonist told me to think of it as being like a cross between an oboe and a viola, but louder.
And that's what people want to see when they go to the theater. I believe at the end of the day, they want to see themselves, parts of their lives they can recognize. And I feel if I can achieve that, it's pretty spectacular.
Can I just tell you, I think it's the most beautiful thing about young people today, it gives me so much hope for the future, that they don't really recognize race the way my generation does.
We grew up in abject poverty. Acting, writing scripts and skits were a way of escaping our environment at a very young age.
Sometimes you see how humanity can rise above any kind of cultural ills and hate that a person's capacity to love and communicate and forgive can be bigger than anything else.
Your internal dialogue has got to be different from what you say. And, you know, in film, hopefully that registers and speaks volumes. It's always the unspoken word and what's happening behind someone's eyes that makes it so rich.
Tyler Perry's 'Madea Goes to Jail!' Which, I have to tell you, of everything that I've ever done in my career, that's the only thing that's perked up the ears of my nieces and nephews. That is it, that's done it for them. That made me a bona fide star in their eyes!
I loved doing Shakespeare. My two favorite roles, in fact, have been Viola in Twelfth Night and Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream.
We would like to see you departing peacefully.
I was overlooked long before anyone knew who I was.
Things will get better if you just hold out long enough.
Actors never retire, they just get less and less work.
What is so brilliant about the gadgets is their simplicity.
My humanity is bound up in yours, for we can only be human together.
50th Wedding Anniversary
Dirty Pick Up Lines
2year Anniversary My Boyfriend
Anti New Years
Change Is Constant Who Made This
Gift From Mother To Daughter
Good Night Love Images Sweet
Happy Birthday For Second Mother
Im Not Perfect By Any Means
Journey Into The Past
Men Rying To
My Sister Daughter Birthday
Stop Waitfined Youre S
Turning 18 Teena
We Found Oursel
What Dont Kill You Wont
When It Hurts So Much That
When Your Man Say Sh
Women After B
Yeah See Yeahh
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