experience quotes

I suppose with any character that you play you always bring your personal experience to it. You always bring people that you know or that you've met and sort of - this is what I do, I mean, I don't know what anyone else does - but people that you know or that you've met that have affected you in certain ways, you bring into it.Jamie Campbell Bower

It would be my guess that Madonna is not a very happy woman. From my own experience, having gone through persona changes like that, that kind of clawing need to be the center of attention is not a pleasant place to be.David Bowie

The experience reminds me of a favorite saying: Most of the yield from research efforts comes from the coal that is mined while looking for diamonds.Paul D. Boyer

I don't want people to sit there and objectively watch the film. I want them to experience it as something that's under their skin, so you try to make the films really tactile.Danny Boyle

My prayer became 'May I find peace... May I love this life no matter what.' I was seeking an inner refuge, an experience of presence and wholeness that could carry me through whatever losses might come.Tara Brach

We are mindful of desire when we experience it with an embodied awareness, recognizing the sensations and thoughts of wanting as arising and passing phenomena. While this isn't easy, as we cultivate the clear seeing and compassion of Radical Acceptance, we discover we can open fully to this natural force, and remain free in its midst.Tara Brach

My experience of ships is that on them one makes an interesting discovery about the world. One finds one can do without it completely.Malcolm Bradbury

The best scientist is open to experience and begins with romance - the idea that anything is possible.Ray Bradbury

The taste of defeat has a richness of experience all its own.Bill Bradley

I want the single player experience.Wayne Brady

Music and language are a vital element. We, as actors and directors, offer it to people who want to experience it. Sometimes the actual meaning is less important than the words themselves.Kenneth Branagh

Experience teaches us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the government's purposes are beneficent.Louis D. Brandeis

And only the photographer himself knows the effect he wants. He should know by instinct, grounded in experience, what subjects are enhanced by hard or soft, light or dark treatment.Bill Brandt

So I've seen life as one long learning process. And if I see - you know, if I fly on somebody else's airline and find the experience is not a pleasant one, which it wasn't in - 21 years ago, then I'd think, well, you know, maybe I can create the kind of airline that I'd like to fly on.Richard Branson

People just want to hear some common sense... and I bring to bear the experience in local government and state government and national government - I was the first woman in history on the Senate Finance Committee - not to mention the diplomatic international experience.Carol Moseley Braun

I am interested in the study of music and the discipline of music and the experience of music and music as a esoteric mechanism to continue my real intentions.Anthony Braxton

It is the recognition of history as a record of human experience which has inevitably resulted in the inclusion of this conquest of civilization within the framework of a complete human history.James Henry Breasted

'Harry Potter' shouldn't be children's first experience with suspense and plot turns.Berkeley Breathed

My most memorable science fiction experience was 'Star Wars' and seeing R2D2 and C3PO. I fell in love with those robots.Cynthia Breazeal

Throughout my career, I had the great fortune to experience firsthand as well as to witness what it means to be a CIA officer.John O. Brennan