An artist never really finishes his work, he merely abandons it.
Altman was told they wouldn't do the film with me. He could easily have abandoned me, but he stood by me and really bailed me out.
Where most politicians would have abandoned a supporter like Jeremiah Wright and the community he served, Obama, while strongly criticizing him, did not throw his friend overboard.
What drew me to the character is that Roberto Duran is the son of an American soldier - a Marine - stationed in Panama and a humble Panamanian mother, and he was abandoned.
ABC wouldn't be a player in the news major leagues until the 1970s, when Roone Arledge brought to ABC News the energy and programming approach he had applied to ABC Sports.
Singing with Aaron Neville, he pulled stuff out of my voice I never could have gotten, because if he's providing XYZ, I have to put in ABC, and usually I don't have to put in ABC.
Give Obama a script he has made his own, and he is the motivational speaker to end all speakers. Tony Robbins cloned with Honest Abe.
To compel a man to furnish funds for the propagation of ideas he disbelieves and abhors is sinful and tyrannical.
I could not remove myself from this debate about Trump. I could not abide his indecency. I could not live with the way he treated other people.
Being Irish, he had an abiding sense of tragedy, which sustained him through temporary periods of joy.
If the gentleman has ability, he is magnanimous, generous, tolerant, and straightforward, through which he opens the way to instruct others.
No one would have doubted his ability to reign had he never been emperor.
Nothing so conclusively proves a man's ability to lead others as what he does from day to day to lead himself.
He knows that you have ability and what he does is he manipulates it and sort of empowers you.
The value of a man should be seen in what he gives and not in what he is able to receive.
Be able to decline a date so gracefully that the person isn't embarrassed that he or she asked.
Wherefore the mere practical architect is not able to assign sufficient reasons for the forms he adopts; and the theoretic architect also fails, grasping the shadow instead of the substance.
Ronald Reagan never did much to make abortion illegal. He did, however, deliver videotaped greetings, fulsome in praise for his hosts, to antiabortion rallies on the Mall.
Even if you don't mind Romneycare, or the abortion flip-flop, or any of the rest, there's a more basic problem: He's not a natural campaigner, and on the stump he instinctively recoils from any personal connection with the voters.
Patriot: the person who can holler the loudest without knowing what he is hollering about.
Painting is a blind man's profession. He paints not what he sees, but what he feels, what he tells himself about what he has seen.