„The films are realistic fantasies. Bullets are easy. You can buy them. Emotions are not. They're priceless.“


Estratto da Wikiquote. Ultimo aggiornamento 22 Maggio 2020. Storia
Sylvester Stallone photo
Sylvester Stallone6
attore, sceneggiatore, regista , produttore cinematografico… 1946

Citazioni simili

„Astonishment is the only realistic emotion.“

—  Celia Green British philosopher 1935

The Decline and Fall of Science (1976)

Benjamin Graham photo

„The intelligent investor is a realist who sells to optimists and buys from pessimists.“

—  Benjamin Graham, libro The Intelligent Investor

Origine: The Intelligent Investor: The Classic Text on Value Investing (1949), Chapter II, The Investor and Stock-Market Fluctuations, p. 31
Contesto: Why could the typical investor expect any better success in trying to buy at low levels and sell at high levels than in trying to forecast what the market is going to do? Because if he does the former he acts only after the market has moved down into buying levels or up into selling levels. His role is not that of a prophet but of a businessman seizing clearly evident investment opportunities. He is not trying to be smarter than his fellow investors but simply trying to be less irrational than the mass of speculators who insist on buying after the market advances and selling after it goes down. If the market persists in behaving foolishly, all he seems to need is ordinary common sense in order to exploit its foolishness.

Mr. T photo
Nina Simone photo
Jordan Peterson photo

„If they're on fire and you have water, then you can sell it to them.“

—  Jordan Peterson Canadian clinical psychologist, cultural critic, and professor of psychology 1962

Personality Lectures

Marie-Louise von Franz photo
Marilyn Manson photo
John Lennon photo
Nicholas Sparks photo
Martin Scorsese photo

„I don't think there is any difference between fantasy and reality in the way these should be approached in a film. Of course if you live that way you are clinically insane.“

—  Martin Scorsese American film director, screenwriter, producer and actor 1942

Scorcese on Scorsese, "Mean Streets—Alice Doesn't Live here Anymore—Taxi Driver".

John Steinbeck photo
Prevale photo

„Buy music, feeds the main element of emotions.“

—  Prevale Italian DJ and producer 1983

Originale: Acquista musica, alimenta l'elemento principale delle emozioni.

A.A. Milne photo
Fyodor Dostoyevsky photo

„Love is such a priceless treasure that you can redeem the whole world by it, and cleanse not only your own sins but the sins of others.“

—  Fyodor Dostoyevsky Russian author 1821 - 1881

Book II, ch. 3 (trans. Constance Garnett)
The Elder Zossima, speaking to a devout widow afraid of death
The Brothers Karamazov (1879–1880)
Contesto: If you are penitent, you love. And if you love you are of God. All things are atoned for, all things are saved by love. If I, a sinner even as you are, am tender with you and have pity on you, how much more will God have pity upon you. Love is such a priceless treasure that you can redeem the whole world by it, and cleanse not only your own sins but the sins of others.

Ricky Gervais photo

„If you can laugh in the face of adversity, you’re bullet-proof.“

—  Ricky Gervais English comedian, actor, director, producer, musician, writer, and former radio presenter 1961

Karl Pilkington photo

„On octopuses - When you see 'em in films, they're running about an' that and everyone likes an octopus.“

—  Karl Pilkington English television personality, social commentator, actor, author and former radio producer 1972

Podcast Series 2 Episode 6
On Nature

Andy Warhol photo
Olly Blackburn photo

„The film is about what happens when real people do ghastly things to each other, and sure, it shows those things because that's the tone of the film — fairly realistic.“

—  Olly Blackburn Film director and screenwriter

[Washington City Paper, Creative Loafing Inc., Tricia, Olszewski, http://www.washingtoncitypaper.com/blogs/citydesk/2009/02/13/interview-with-donkey-punch-director-olly-blackburn/, 13 February 2009, 23 February 2012, Interview With Donkey Punch Director Olly Blackburn]

Warren Buffett photo

„The best thing that happens to us is when a great company gets into temporary trouble… We want to buy them when they're on the operating table.“

—  Warren Buffett American business magnate, investor, and philanthropist 1930

http://www.businessweek.com/1999/99_27/b3636006.htm "Homespun Wisdom from the 'Oracle of Omaha'" Businessweek (5 July 1999)
Quotes from the press

Argomenti correlati