Dictionary.net

Loading...

Quotes of Characters

  1. All the characters in my films are fighting these problems, needing freedom, trying to find a way to cut themselves loose, but failing to rid themselves of conscience, a sense of sin, the whole bag of tricks. – Michelangelo Antonioni
  2. It's not enough to hit the notes. There is no point in the singers just standing there and sounding wonderful if they're not connecting with the characters they are portraying. – Bruce Beresford
  3. I came across awful characters when I got some kind of status and came to Hollywood. Then you have directors trying to sleep with you, assuming that you will do things because of the way you dress. – Stacey Dash
  4. I don't think there's any great mystery to writing female characters so long as you talk to them. If you lived in a monastery and never met any women, maybe it would be difficult. – Ken Follett
  5. You've either got to find a way to make your continuing characters insteresting without making them maudlin or overwrought, or you've got to put more emphasis on the suspects. – Jane Haddam
  6. You read about somebody, and it doesn't really matter whether or not they really exist- the point is that you get into them like real characters – John Hartford
  7. People say that to me and I think what unites all my characters is that they are hurt; it's most accurate to say I play characters that are hurt but are responding to their environment. – Ashley Judd
  8. They are imaginary characters But perhaps not solely the products of my imagination, since there are some aspects of the characters that relate to my own experience of a wide variety of people. – Margaret Mahy
  9. My characters have undergone the same process of simplification as the colors. Now that they have been simplified, they appear more human and alive than if they had been represented in all their details. – Joan Miro
  10. People ask me to record their answering machines all the time. I love it. It's a miracle to me that people want to hear back those characters – Mike Myers
  11. When the characters are really alive before their author, the latter does nothing but follow them in their action, in their words, in the situations which they suggest to him. – Luigi Pirandello
  12. My role in 'Legally Blonde' was really rewarding, because I had so much fun working on the movie. I've had really rewarding experiences on tiny low budget films that you'll never see but where I had a cool time creating characters as well. I love almost all of the characters I've played. – Alanna Ubach
  13. The progress of the American Revolution has been so rapid and such the alteration of manners, the blending of characters and the new train of ideas that almost universally prevail, that the principles which animated to the noblest exertions have been nearly annihilated. – Mercy Otis Warren
  14. Adam Sandler is truly brilliant. He plays these goofy characters but he is a brilliant fellow. – Henry Winkler
  15. My characters are always on the outside; the spotlight's not on them. But they do get somewhere. – Jeanette Winterson

Usage examples for Characters

  1. Among our party were several rough characters and it happened that one evening two of them fell out. – Afar in the Forest by W.H.G. Kingston
  2. Especially with him - he's so splendid with the most hopeless characters – Winding Paths by Gertrude Page
  3. The letter delivered by the messenger had contained but a few words in printed characters – The Grell Mystery by Frank Froest
  4. Most of the minor characters who appear in the Aeneid require no analysis. – The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Virgil by W. Y. Sellar
  5. In the alteration of our own characters we have lost the key which would interpret the characters of our fathers. – The World's Greatest Books, Vol XI. by Edited by Arthur Mee and J.A. Hammerton
  6. Several of the characters appear in story after story. – Philippine Folk Tales by Mabel Cook Cole
  7. " 'We are quite celebrated characters Seth, ' Rube said, with his usual laugh. – On the Pampas by G. A. Henty
  8. There were too many principal characters – The Operatic Problem by William Johnson Galloway
  9. But although there was a signal resemblance, both in their military characters as in their methods of war, between Wellington and Jackson, the parallel cannot be pushed beyond certain well- defined limits. – Stonewall Jackson And The American Civil War by G. F. R. Henderson
  10. It is also a help in the understanding of their characters – The Education of Catholic Girls by Janet Erskine Stuart
  11. Dickens's best characters loved Nature. – Dickens As an Educator by James L. (James Laughlin) Hughes
  12. Her feelings were very much those of a dramatic poet who hears the applause given to the characters which he has created. – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  13. With this he explained to her the meaning of the characters and made their significance clear. – Kai Lung's Golden Hours by Ernest Bramah Commentator: Hilaire Belloc
  14. Donald's a strong man, and he has no love for desperate characters – The Pioneers by Katharine Susannah Prichard
  15. Who taught you to read characters – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  16. The characters met with are natural and well studied. – A History of English Prose Fiction by Bayard Tuckerman
  17. The scene is in Paris, but most of the characters are English speaking. – Barbara Ladd by Charles G. D. Roberts
  18. As for the characters most of them were familiar. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  19. The characters came through too swiftly for even Ben Connor's sharp ear, but the girl, listening, smiled slowly. – The Garden of Eden by Max Brand
  20. Observe the difference between these two men's characters – Child of Storm by H. Rider Haggard