Once you reach a certain point in your career, every fight is a new big fight, biggest fight of your life, biggest fight of your career.
Before I became the No.1 DJ in the world, people came to see me – they knew my sound. They were straight-up fans. After that, you have to deal with the pressure and knowing at a certain point you’re not going to be No.1.
Everybody’s always going to have some self-interest. When it passes a certain point, that’s when it become corruption.
Fashion is a pay-to-play game; this is an industry. At a certain point, you must bridge a gap where you are supporting the reviewer, the publication, and that is very real.
My understanding of the creative process is simply that all cultures and all concerns meet at a certain point, the human point in which everything is related to one another. That has been my creative experience. I never know who’s influencing me at any time.
At a certain point, what people mean when they use a word becomes its meaning.
Before, I was writing a script to make a movie. At a certain point, I became A Writer in Film and Television. So I got TV deals to write stuff, film deals to write stuff. But it’s dangerous. I got into the WGA, and I became kind of, you know, a slave! They just pay you to write a script, and it’s hard to make the movies.
At a certain point, we saw the police cracking down on the Occupy Wall Street activists. I won’t call the actions of police appropriate or inappropriate.
And I think that at a certain point, after all the time and all the conjecture and everything that had kind of gone on surrounding this show, I think that Mitch just felt like it was time to let it go. It was best for the show.
For people who have done comedy after a certain point in time, I think there’s a base level of, ‘O.K., I think I’m decently funny.’ But unless you just have some massive ego, I really think you’re still fighting against that.
I think I wrote the first draft of ‘Nightmare on Elm Street’ in ’79. No one wanted to buy it. Nobody. I felt very strongly about it, so I stayed with it and kept paying my assistant and everything. At a certain point, I was literally flat broke.
I started writing plays in around 1967, and at a certain point, I thought, ‘I’m writing plays, I should learn about acting and what it is.’ So I went to the HB Studio in New York, and I was there for about nine months.
After a certain point of time, life’s practicality hits you. So I got into theatre, did stage plays and worked along with Naseeruddin Shah and Nana Patekar, people who are committed to the craft part.
I start out giving characters archetypes and parameters. Once I know the basics and have a rudimentary model, it’s easier to carve unique curves and edges. It’s quite easy to guess how a character is going to react if you know their background, and at a certain point, you realize you understand them personally.
I think, honestly, my largest concern, there are a lot of unbalanced people out there, and all of a sudden, I’m the CIA poster girl, and our home in Washington, the front door was about 20 feet from the street. I went to the agency at a certain point and asked for security on a residence.
Confidence is a crucial building block in a successful career, and embracing it fully will take you places you never thought possible. With proper guidance and hard work, anyone can become more confident. Once you pass a certain point, you’ll feel it from the inside.
I will never have a drink and get behind the wheel of a car. It’s not illegal to drink and drive, but there becomes a certain point where it does become a crime.
You make certain assumptions as a parent. And you kind of think, at a certain point, you’ve figured things out. And then all of a sudden, that person that you raised and nurtured and thought that you knew is someone else completely.
At a certain point, to remain slightly tangential to wherever I was became a way of ‘being Tony’: by not being anything that everyone else was.
My father was a doctor in Moravia, in the south of the country. There were a number of Jewish doctors in the hospital there, and at a certain point – almost too late, really, but in time – they were all sent overseas by their employer.
When I was 26, 27 years old I was running a kitchen in New York, and I was a raving lunatic. The older you get, you figure out you don’t need to do that. You realize at a certain point, there’s a certain gravity to what you say and what you do. If that’s not enough, all the yelling in the world is not going to matter.
A lot of professions happen to be male-dominated because women drop out at a certain point. It’s unfortunate.
You meet Rush at a certain point in his life where he’s made a decision that he’s going to not live by the moral code of being a doctor. He’s decided to disengage with that side of his life for various reasons, which we find out through the first season.
The Severing is a catastrophe: an event that does not take place ‘at’ a certain ‘point’ in linear time, but a wave that ripples out in many dimensions, and in whose wake we are caught.
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